The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 12 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 16 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 14.68% 16.30% 10.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.33% 18.49% 13.97%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 1
Average salary £25,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.21% +8.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Open Source
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
98 119 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 89.91% 88.15% 76.40%
Number of salaries quoted 64 69 94
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Open Source
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
County Antrim -8 14 £25,000 -34.21% 2
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 33 (82.50%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 30 (75.00%) Java
4 23 (57.50%) UML
4 23 (57.50%) TOGAF
4 23 (57.50%) Presales
5 10 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 10 (25.00%) Coaching
5 10 (25.00%) User Stories
6 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (22.50%) Puppet
6 9 (22.50%) Ansible
6 9 (22.50%) Configuration Management
7 6 (15.00%) Degree
7 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
8 4 (10.00%) Mathematics
8 4 (10.00%) Physics
8 4 (10.00%) Chemistry
8 4 (10.00%) Biology
8 4 (10.00%) Project Management
8 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.00%) Local Government
8 4 (10.00%) Retail
8 4 (10.00%) Finance
9 2 (5.00%) Python
9 2 (5.00%) Perl
9 2 (5.00%) .NET
9 2 (5.00%) Ruby
9 2 (5.00%) C++

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Xcode
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
1 4 (10.00%) Local Government
1 4 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (82.50%) Architect
2 24 (60.00%) Technical Architect
3 23 (57.50%) Solutions Architect
3 23 (57.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 9 (22.50%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Graduate
6 2 (5.00%) Security Researcher
7 1 (2.50%) Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) Cocoa
2 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.50%) JSON
2 1 (2.50%) REST
2 1 (2.50%) Spring
2 1 (2.50%) Struts
2 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.00%) Biology
2 4 (10.00%) Chemistry
2 4 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (10.00%) Physics
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (82.50%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (57.50%) Presales
2 23 (57.50%) TOGAF
2 23 (57.50%) UML
3 10 (25.00%) Coaching
3 10 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 10 (25.00%) User Stories
4 9 (22.50%) Configuration Management
4 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (10.00%) Project Management
5 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.00%) Threat Modelling
7 1 (2.50%) Benchmarking
7 1 (2.50%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.50%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 30 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (5.00%) C++
2 2 (5.00%) Perl
2 2 (5.00%) Python
2 2 (5.00%) Ruby
3 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Ansible
1 9 (22.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (2.50%) Apple
Northern Ireland
ARM Cyber Security
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast
Kainos Software Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 8 days ago