The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 9 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 16 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 18.39% 5.00% 5.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.05% 5.59% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 8
Average salary £40,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Open Source
Northern Ireland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
84 161 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 96.55% 89.44% 71.69%
Number of salaries quoted 46 103 83
Average salary £37,500 £26,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.23% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £17,249 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Open Source
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

Open Source Salary Trend in County Antrim

Open Source
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +19 16 £40,000 -
Open Source
Northern Ireland

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 (81.58%) Risk Management
1 31 (81.58%) Rapid7
2 17 (44.74%) Software Engineering
3 16 (42.11%) BDD
4 14 (36.84%) Analytics
5 13 (34.21%) Management Information System
6 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (31.58%) Scrum
7 10 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
8 9 (23.68%) Unit Testing
8 9 (23.68%) TDD
8 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
8 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
8 9 (23.68%) HTML
9 7 (18.42%) Java
9 7 (18.42%) C#
9 7 (18.42%) SDLC
10 6 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (15.79%) Wireshark
10 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (15.79%) HTML5
10 6 (15.79%) Entity Framework
10 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
10 6 (15.79%) Linux
10 6 (15.79%) Python
10 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
10 6 (15.79%) SQL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
1 6 (15.79%) Wireshark
2 3 (7.89%) HTTP
2 3 (7.89%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.79%) Ant
2 6 (15.79%) NUnit
2 6 (15.79%) Subversion
2 6 (15.79%) Maven
2 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 4 (10.53%) Selenium
4 3 (7.89%) Metasploit
4 3 (7.89%) Mercurial
4 3 (7.89%) Capybara
4 3 (7.89%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (2.63%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (81.58%) Software Engineer
2 20 (52.63%) Software Development Engineer
2 20 (52.63%) Development Engineer
3 10 (26.32%) Senior Development Engineer
3 10 (26.32%) Senior Software Development Engineer
3 10 (26.32%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Developer
5 5 (13.16%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.63%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) HTML
2 6 (15.79%) .NET
2 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
2 6 (15.79%) CSS
2 6 (15.79%) Web Services
2 6 (15.79%) XML
2 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
2 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (15.79%) HTML5
2 6 (15.79%) Entity Framework
3 3 (7.89%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.89%) User Experience
2 3 (7.89%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Mac OS X
2 3 (7.89%) UNIX
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) Risk Management
2 17 (44.74%) Software Engineering
3 16 (42.11%) BDD
4 14 (36.84%) Analytics
5 12 (31.58%) Scrum
5 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (23.68%) TDD
7 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
7 9 (23.68%) Unit Testing
8 7 (18.42%) SDLC
9 6 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (15.79%) MVC
9 6 (15.79%) Project Management
10 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
11 3 (7.89%) Computer Security
11 3 (7.89%) DevOps
11 3 (7.89%) Validation
11 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
2 7 (18.42%) C#
2 7 (18.42%) Java
3 6 (15.79%) SQL
3 6 (15.79%) Python
3 6 (15.79%) Ruby
4 3 (7.89%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) VirtualBox
2 3 (7.89%) VMware ESX
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (7.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Nmap
2 3 (7.89%) Puppet
2 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (81.58%) Rapid7
2 6 (15.79%) VMware
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) HP