The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 30 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 8 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 5.19% 4.55% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.89% 13.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Miscellaneous Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
90 53 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 58.44% 34.42% 44.13%
Number of salaries quoted 48 37 45
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,500 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,450 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
County Antrim

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Open Source
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Belfast region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Belfast

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source.

1 25 (92.59%) GIS
1 25 (92.59%) ESRI
2 19 (70.37%) Change Management
2 19 (70.37%) Python
2 19 (70.37%) Marketing
2 19 (70.37%) Project Planning
2 19 (70.37%) Web Development
3 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.93%) C#
3 7 (25.93%) .NET
3 7 (25.93%) Oracle
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
3 7 (25.93%) XML
3 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
4 6 (22.22%) SOA
4 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (22.22%) SQL
4 6 (22.22%) OO
4 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 6 (22.22%) CSS
4 6 (22.22%) Web Services
4 6 (22.22%) HTML
4 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (22.22%) Silverlight
4 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 6 (22.22%) BC Cleared
4 6 (22.22%) CTC Cleared
4 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) Moodle
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (70.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) GIS Consultant
1 19 (70.37%) Consultant
2 7 (25.93%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
1 7 (25.93%) XML
2 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 6 (22.22%) CSS
2 6 (22.22%) Web Services
2 6 (22.22%) HTML
2 6 (22.22%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 25 (92.59%) GIS
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Change Management
1 19 (70.37%) Project Planning
1 19 (70.37%) Web Development
2 6 (22.22%) SOA
2 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (22.22%) OO
2 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 4 (14.81%) MVC
4 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.70%) CRM
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) Python
2 7 (25.93%) C#
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) BC Cleared
1 6 (22.22%) CTC Cleared
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (92.59%) ESRI
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) IBM