The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 14 9
Rank change year-on-year -12 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 9 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 4.09% 14.04% 14.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% 16.16% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 5
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +71.05%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Open Source is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 196 99 55
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 89.09% 86.84% 78.57%
Number of salaries quoted 159 58 39
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -7.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing Open Source as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Belfast

Open Source
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source in Belfast.

Salary trend for Open Source in Belfast

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Belfast over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 12 (70.59%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) UML
2 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) TOGAF
2 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 10 (58.82%) Infrastructure Management
2 10 (58.82%) Presales
3 4 (23.53%) Automation Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Selenium
3 4 (23.53%) HP UFT
4 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
4 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Stress Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Social Media
4 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
4 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 3 (17.65%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) Law
6 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.88%) Spring
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
6 1 (5.88%) Degree
6 1 (5.88%) JSON

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
1 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) HP UFT
1 4 (23.53%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.88%) FitNesse
2 1 (5.88%) JBehave
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (11.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Architect
1 10 (58.82%) Technical Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Automation Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Software Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Service Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Services Manager
4 1 (5.88%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) CSS3
1 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) HTML5
1 1 (5.88%) jQuery
1 1 (5.88%) JSON
1 1 (5.88%) REST
1 1 (5.88%) Sass
1 1 (5.88%) Spring
1 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Social Media
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (58.82%) Infrastructure Management
1 10 (58.82%) Presales
1 10 (58.82%) TOGAF
1 10 (58.82%) UML
2 4 (23.53%) Automation Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
3 3 (17.65%) SDLC
3 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Stress Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
3 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
3 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
3 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) BDD
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Twitter
Belfast, County Antrim
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Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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