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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 32 21 10
Rank change year-on-year -11 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 9 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.25% 11.45% 15.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 13.16% 18.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 11
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +62.50%  
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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 250 114 87
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 90.25% 87.02% 83.65%
Number of salaries quoted 209 70 59
Median salary £45,000 £36,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 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 in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Open Source in Northern Ireland

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -16 9 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) UML
2 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) TOGAF
2 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 10 (55.56%) Infrastructure Management
2 10 (55.56%) Presales
3 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Social Media
3 4 (22.22%) Selenium
3 4 (22.22%) HP UFT
4 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Stress Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 3 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) Big Data
5 2 (11.11%) REST
5 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (11.11%) Law
5 2 (11.11%) Hibernate

Open Source
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
1 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) HP UFT
1 4 (22.22%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
2 1 (5.56%) JBehave
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Architect
1 10 (55.56%) Technical Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Automation Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Software Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Service Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Services Manager
5 1 (5.56%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
1 2 (11.11%) JSON
1 2 (11.11%) REST
1 2 (11.11%) Spring
1 2 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) CSS3
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) Sass
2 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Social Media
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (55.56%) Infrastructure Management
1 10 (55.56%) Presales
1 10 (55.56%) TOGAF
1 10 (55.56%) UML
2 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 3 (16.67%) SDLC
3 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Stress Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) BDD
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Twitter
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