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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 15 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 3 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.08% 2.40% 3.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% 2.76% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 6
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +77.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £60,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
54 181 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 91.53% 87.02% 77.58%
Number of salaries quoted 46 100 91
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £17,249 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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 +21 3 £47,500 - 2
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 31 (81.58%) Risk Management
1 31 (81.58%) Rapid7
2 16 (42.11%) Software Engineering
3 14 (36.84%) BDD
3 14 (36.84%) Analytics
4 13 (34.21%) Management Information System
5 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (26.32%) Scrum
6 10 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (23.68%) Java
8 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
8 7 (18.42%) HTML
8 7 (18.42%) XML
8 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
8 7 (18.42%) TDD
8 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
8 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
8 7 (18.42%) SDLC
9 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
9 6 (15.79%) Wireshark
9 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (15.79%) Nmap
9 6 (15.79%) Maven
9 6 (15.79%) Ruby
9 6 (15.79%) VMware
9 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
9 6 (15.79%) Linux
9 6 (15.79%) Python
9 6 (15.79%) SLA
9 6 (15.79%) Ant

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
1 6 (15.79%) Wireshark
2 3 (7.89%) HTTP
2 3 (7.89%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.53%) Big Data
2 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.79%) Maven
2 6 (15.79%) Ant
2 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 4 (10.53%) NUnit
3 4 (10.53%) Subversion
3 4 (10.53%) Selenium
4 3 (7.89%) Metasploit
4 3 (7.89%) Mercurial
4 3 (7.89%) Capybara
4 3 (7.89%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (2.63%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (81.58%) Software Engineer
2 20 (52.63%) Software Development Engineer
2 20 (52.63%) Development Engineer
3 10 (26.32%) Senior Development Engineer
3 10 (26.32%) Senior Software Engineer
3 10 (26.32%) Senior Software Development Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Developer
5 3 (7.89%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.63%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Technical Architect
6 1 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) HTML
1 7 (18.42%) XML
2 4 (10.53%) Web Services
2 4 (10.53%) .NET
2 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
2 4 (10.53%) CSS
2 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
2 4 (10.53%) JSON
2 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (10.53%) HTML5
2 4 (10.53%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.63%) REST
3 1 (2.63%) Struts
3 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.89%) User Experience
2 3 (7.89%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Mac OS X
2 3 (7.89%) UNIX
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) Risk Management
2 16 (42.11%) Software Engineering
3 14 (36.84%) BDD
3 14 (36.84%) Analytics
4 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (26.32%) Scrum
6 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
6 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
6 7 (18.42%) TDD
6 7 (18.42%) SDLC
7 4 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.53%) Project Management
7 4 (10.53%) MVC
8 3 (7.89%) Validation
8 3 (7.89%) Computer Security
8 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
8 3 (7.89%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) Java
2 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.79%) SQL
3 6 (15.79%) Python
3 6 (15.79%) Ruby
4 5 (13.16%) C#
5 3 (7.89%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) VirtualBox
2 3 (7.89%) VMware ESX
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (7.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Nmap
2 3 (7.89%) Puppet
2 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (81.58%) Rapid7
2 6 (15.79%) VMware
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) HP
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