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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 14 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -5
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 4.35% 2.80% 4.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 3.25% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Average salary £43,750 - £33,750
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 - £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
42 123 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 91.30% 86.01% 78.91%
Number of salaries quoted 34 60 88
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 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 August 2015, 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 31 (83.78%) Risk Management
1 31 (83.78%) Rapid7
2 16 (43.24%) Software Engineering
3 14 (37.84%) BDD
3 14 (37.84%) Analytics
4 13 (35.14%) Management Information System
5 10 (27.03%) Scrum
5 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (27.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (21.62%) Java
7 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
7 7 (18.92%) HTML
7 7 (18.92%) XML
7 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
7 7 (18.92%) TDD
7 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
7 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
7 7 (18.92%) SDLC
8 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
8 6 (16.22%) Wireshark
8 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (16.22%) Nmap
8 6 (16.22%) Maven
8 6 (16.22%) Ruby
8 6 (16.22%) VMware
8 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
8 6 (16.22%) Linux
8 6 (16.22%) Python
8 6 (16.22%) SLA
8 6 (16.22%) Ant

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Wireshark
1 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.11%) HTTP
2 3 (8.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.81%) Big Data
2 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
2 6 (16.22%) Maven
2 6 (16.22%) Ant
3 4 (10.81%) NUnit
3 4 (10.81%) Subversion
3 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
3 4 (10.81%) Selenium
4 3 (8.11%) Capybara
4 3 (8.11%) Apache Ivy
4 3 (8.11%) Mercurial
4 3 (8.11%) Metasploit
5 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (83.78%) Software Engineer
2 20 (54.05%) Development Engineer
2 20 (54.05%) Software Development Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Senior Software Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Senior Software Development Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Senior Development Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Developer
5 3 (8.11%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.70%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.70%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) HTML
1 7 (18.92%) XML
2 4 (10.81%) .NET
2 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
2 4 (10.81%) CSS
2 4 (10.81%) Web Services
2 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
2 4 (10.81%) JSON
2 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (10.81%) HTML5
2 4 (10.81%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.70%) Struts
3 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.70%) Spring
3 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) Public Cloud
2 3 (8.11%) User Experience
2 3 (8.11%) Algorithms
2 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Mac OS X
2 3 (8.11%) UNIX
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) Risk Management
2 16 (43.24%) Software Engineering
3 14 (37.84%) BDD
3 14 (37.84%) Analytics
4 10 (27.03%) Scrum
4 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.03%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
5 7 (18.92%) TDD
5 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
5 7 (18.92%) SDLC
6 4 (10.81%) Project Management
6 4 (10.81%) MVC
6 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
6 4 (10.81%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (8.11%) DevOps
7 3 (8.11%) Computer Security
7 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) Java
2 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
3 6 (16.22%) Ruby
3 6 (16.22%) Python
3 6 (16.22%) SQL
4 5 (13.51%) C#
5 3 (8.11%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) VirtualBox
2 3 (8.11%) Xen
2 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Nmap
2 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.11%) Puppet
3 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (83.78%) Rapid7
2 6 (16.22%) VMware
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) HP
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