The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 10 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 15 35 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 14.71% 24.14% 13.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.13% 26.12% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Median salary £25,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.21% +8.57%
UK excluding London median salary £46,658 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.68% +5.88%
Open Source
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93 134 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 91.18% 92.41% 87.32%
Number of salaries quoted 70 59 81
Median salary £38,000 £38,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies 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 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 25 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 19 (63.33%) Java
3 14 (46.67%) UML
3 14 (46.67%) TOGAF
3 14 (46.67%) Presales
4 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (36.67%) User Stories
4 11 (36.67%) Ansible
4 11 (36.67%) Mentoring
4 11 (36.67%) Coaching
4 11 (36.67%) Puppet
4 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (13.33%) Project Management
5 4 (13.33%) Finance
5 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
5 4 (13.33%) Physics
5 4 (13.33%) Chemistry
5 4 (13.33%) Biology
5 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Local Government
5 4 (13.33%) Degree
5 4 (13.33%) Retail
6 1 (3.33%) Spring
6 1 (3.33%) JSON
6 1 (3.33%) Use Case
6 1 (3.33%) REST
6 1 (3.33%) Linux

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
1 4 (13.33%) Local Government
1 4 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Architect
2 14 (46.67%) Solutions Architect
2 14 (46.67%) Technical Architect
2 14 (46.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 11 (36.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Graduate
5 1 (3.33%) Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (3.33%) JSON
1 1 (3.33%) REST
1 1 (3.33%) Spring
1 1 (3.33%) Struts
1 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Biology
1 4 (13.33%) Chemistry
1 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
1 4 (13.33%) Physics
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) Presales
2 14 (46.67%) TOGAF
2 14 (46.67%) UML
3 11 (36.67%) Coaching
3 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
3 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (36.67%) Mentoring
3 11 (36.67%) User Stories
4 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 4 (13.33%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.33%) Benchmarking
5 1 (3.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) Ansible
1 11 (36.67%) Puppet