The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank - 30 -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 0 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 5.23% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 10.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +5.62%
Open Source
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
57 78 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 48.31% 50.98% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18 57 57
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Open Source
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Open Source
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Moodle
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (50.00%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (50.00%) Moodle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) SilkPerformer
1 1 (50.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Facilita Forecast
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
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