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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 9 9 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 17 35 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 13.93% 21.21% 11.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.74% 23.33% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 1
Median salary £25,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.21% +8.57%
UK excluding London median salary £46,658 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.68% +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
108 150 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 88.52% 90.91% 85.47%
Number of salaries quoted 83 72 94
Median salary £38,000 £38,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 31 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 31 May 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 -1 15 £25,000 -34.21%
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (78.13%) Security Cleared
2 21 (65.63%) Java
3 14 (43.75%) UML
3 14 (43.75%) TOGAF
3 14 (43.75%) Presales
4 11 (34.38%) User Stories
4 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (34.38%) Puppet
4 11 (34.38%) Ansible
4 11 (34.38%) Mentoring
4 11 (34.38%) Coaching
4 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
5 6 (18.75%) Degree
5 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
6 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.50%) Local Government
6 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
6 4 (12.50%) Physics
6 4 (12.50%) Chemistry
6 4 (12.50%) Biology
6 4 (12.50%) Retail
6 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 4 (12.50%) Project Management
6 4 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (6.25%) Python
7 2 (6.25%) Perl
7 2 (6.25%) .NET
7 2 (6.25%) Ruby
7 2 (6.25%) C++

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:

General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
1 4 (12.50%) Local Government
1 4 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Architect
2 14 (43.75%) Solutions Architect
2 14 (43.75%) Technical Architect
2 14 (43.75%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 11 (34.38%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Graduate
5 2 (6.25%) Security Researcher
6 1 (3.13%) Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.13%) JSON
2 1 (3.13%) REST
2 1 (3.13%) Spring
2 1 (3.13%) Struts
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.50%) Biology
2 4 (12.50%) Chemistry
2 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 4 (12.50%) Physics
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Presales
2 14 (43.75%) TOGAF
2 14 (43.75%) UML
3 11 (34.38%) Coaching
3 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
3 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (34.38%) Mentoring
3 11 (34.38%) User Stories
4 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 4 (12.50%) Project Management
4 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.25%) Threat Modelling
6 1 (3.13%) Benchmarking
6 1 (3.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) C++
2 2 (6.25%) Perl
2 2 (6.25%) Python
2 2 (6.25%) Ruby
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (78.13%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) Degree
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) Ansible
1 11 (34.38%) Puppet