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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 6 months to 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 50 37 49
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12 +16
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 26 21 11
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.89% 5.41% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 5.60% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 9
10th Percentile - - £37,750
25th Percentile £38,750 - £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 - £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +18.92%
75th Percentile £46,250 - £60,000
90th Percentile - - £75,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £66,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +6.06% +5.60% +4.17%

Open Source is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 594 375 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 88.92% 96.65% 91.75%
Number of salaries quoted 341 222 234
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £41,750
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.19% -1.76%
75th Percentile £58,750 £52,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,375 £60,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Northern Ireland

Open Source
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Open Source in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Open Source 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 6 months to 23 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
County Antrim -5 25 - - 3
County Londonderry - 1 £42,500 -
Open Source
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 24 (92.31%) Git (software)
2 23 (88.46%) Public Sector
2 23 (88.46%) C#
2 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 23 (88.46%) SQL
2 23 (88.46%) .NET
2 23 (88.46%) Oracle
2 23 (88.46%) Subversion
2 23 (88.46%) Software Engineering
2 23 (88.46%) Civica
3 19 (73.08%) .NET Framework
3 19 (73.08%) Entity Framework
4 2 (7.69%) Azure
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Leadership
4 2 (7.69%) Windows
4 2 (7.69%) Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.85%) SAN
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Finance
5 1 (3.85%) Scrum
5 1 (3.85%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) DHCP
5 1 (3.85%) SNMP
5 1 (3.85%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) Unix

Open Source
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Azure
2 1 (3.85%) AWS
2 1 (3.85%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DHCP
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
1 1 (3.85%) NAS
1 1 (3.85%) SAN
1 1 (3.85%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 24 (92.31%) Git (software)
2 23 (88.46%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) JProfiler
General
1 23 (88.46%) Public Sector
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Developer
2 23 (88.46%) .NET Developer
3 1 (3.85%) Consultant
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Test Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) .NET
2 19 (73.08%) .NET Framework
2 19 (73.08%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
1 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Software Engineering
2 2 (7.69%) DevOps
2 2 (7.69%) Technical Leadership
3 1 (3.85%) Agile
3 1 (3.85%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (3.85%) Change Management
3 1 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (3.85%) Fintech
3 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.85%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
3 1 (3.85%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement
3 1 (3.85%) Scrum
3 1 (3.85%) SDLC
3 1 (3.85%) Test Planning
3 1 (3.85%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) C#
1 23 (88.46%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Civica
1 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
1 23 (88.46%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) AppDynamics
2 1 (3.85%) Dynatrace
2 1 (3.85%) VMware