The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 36 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.08% 2.41% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.72% 4.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £60,000 £30,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+95.12% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Open Source
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
116 83 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 62.37% 50.00% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 50 62 36
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,249 £25,050 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 Miscellaneous 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 19 September 2014. 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 -5 1 - - 1
County Londonderry - 1 £60,000 -
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 15 (88.24%) GIS
1 15 (88.24%) ESRI
2 14 (82.35%) Python
3 13 (76.47%) Change Management
3 13 (76.47%) Marketing
3 13 (76.47%) Project Planning
3 13 (76.47%) Web Development
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) .NET
4 3 (17.65%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.76%) CSS
5 2 (11.76%) Web Services
5 2 (11.76%) XML
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) Silverlight
5 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (11.76%) BC Cleared

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.88%) JMeter
2 1 (5.88%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (5.88%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (5.88%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 13 (76.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Consultant
1 13 (76.47%) GIS Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tester
3 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) Silverlight
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (88.24%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Change Management
1 13 (76.47%) Project Planning
1 13 (76.47%) Web Development
2 2 (11.76%) OO
2 2 (11.76%) SOA
2 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Kanban
3 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) BC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) ESRI
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) HP
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