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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 14 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 20 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 13.70% 8.18% 8.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.95% 10.00% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 5
Average salary £65,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -20.00%
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
118 90 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 80.82% 81.82% 83.50%
Number of salaries quoted 88 55 112
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 12 February 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 +6 20 £65,000 +71.05%
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 35 (92.11%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (86.84%) Java
3 31 (81.58%) UML
3 31 (81.58%) TOGAF
3 31 (81.58%) Security Cleared
3 31 (81.58%) Presales
4 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS
4 4 (10.53%) User Stories
4 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
4 4 (10.53%) iOS Development
4 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.53%) Coaching
4 4 (10.53%) Integration Testing
4 4 (10.53%) Cocoa
4 4 (10.53%) Xcode
4 4 (10.53%) Objective-C
4 4 (10.53%) Apple
5 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.26%) XML
5 2 (5.26%) HTML
5 2 (5.26%) Linux
5 2 (5.26%) JSON
5 2 (5.26%) REST
6 1 (2.63%) Change Control
6 1 (2.63%) Big Data
6 1 (2.63%) User Experience
6 1 (2.63%) OSINT
6 1 (2.63%) jQuery
6 1 (2.63%) HTML5
6 1 (2.63%) Social Media

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Big Data
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 35 (92.11%) Architect
1 35 (92.11%) Technical Architect
2 31 (81.58%) Solutions Architect
2 31 (81.58%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 2 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (2.63%) Java Developer
4 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Senior Architect
4 1 (2.63%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (2.63%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (2.63%) Technical Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Cocoa
2 2 (5.26%) HTML
2 2 (5.26%) JSON
2 2 (5.26%) REST
2 2 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) Ajax
3 1 (2.63%) CSS
3 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.63%) HTML5
3 1 (2.63%) jQuery
3 1 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) Social Media
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (92.11%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (81.58%) Presales
2 31 (81.58%) TOGAF
2 31 (81.58%) UML
3 4 (10.53%) Coaching
3 4 (10.53%) Integration Testing
3 4 (10.53%) iOS Development
3 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
3 4 (10.53%) User Stories
4 1 (2.63%) Change Control
4 1 (2.63%) OSINT
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (86.84%) Java
2 4 (10.53%) Objective-C
3 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) PHP
4 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (81.58%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Apple