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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 20 16 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 10 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.92% 3.57% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.90% 3.85% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Median salary £33,250 £43,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -27.08%
UK excluding London median 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
145 52 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 85.80% 92.86% 87.86%
Number of salaries quoted 118 44 101
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +50.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £17,249
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland 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 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
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -7 10 £33,250 -24.00%
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 17 (62.96%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (59.26%) Puppet
2 16 (59.26%) Configuration Management
2 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) User Stories
2 16 (59.26%) Ansible
2 16 (59.26%) Mentoring
2 16 (59.26%) Coaching
3 15 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 8 (29.63%) Java
5 6 (22.22%) Degree
5 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
7 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
7 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
7 4 (14.81%) Physics
7 4 (14.81%) Chemistry
7 4 (14.81%) Biology
7 4 (14.81%) Local Government
7 4 (14.81%) Python
7 4 (14.81%) Retail
7 4 (14.81%) Finance
7 4 (14.81%) Project Management
8 3 (11.11%) XML
8 3 (11.11%) Social Media
8 3 (11.11%) REST
8 3 (11.11%) JSON
8 3 (11.11%) Linux
9 2 (7.41%) Spring
9 2 (7.41%) Ruby

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) CMS
1 1 (3.70%) Drupal
1 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
1 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
1 4 (14.81%) Local Government
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Architect
1 16 (59.26%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (14.81%) Graduate
3 3 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Security Researcher
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) JSON
1 3 (11.11%) REST
1 3 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) Spring
3 1 (3.70%) Ajax
3 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.70%) HTML5
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) Node.js
3 1 (3.70%) OLE
3 1 (3.70%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Biology
2 4 (14.81%) Chemistry
2 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
2 4 (14.81%) Physics
3 3 (11.11%) Social Media
4 2 (7.41%) User Experience
5 1 (3.70%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) Coaching
2 16 (59.26%) Configuration Management
2 16 (59.26%) Mentoring
2 16 (59.26%) User Stories
3 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Threat Modelling
5 2 (7.41%) Use Case
6 1 (3.70%) Benchmarking
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) Front End Development
6 1 (3.70%) High Availability
6 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) Python
3 2 (7.41%) C++
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) Perl
3 2 (7.41%) Ruby
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) C
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) CISSP
3 1 (3.70%) GCIA
3 1 (3.70%) GCIH
3 1 (3.70%) PhD
Systems Management
1 16 (59.26%) Ansible
1 16 (59.26%) Puppet