Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 28 10
Rank change year-on-year -25 -18 +42
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 16 19 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.54% 5.59% 17.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.89% 6.21% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 18
Northern Ireland median annual salary £15,000 £34,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -55.88% -47.69% +8.33%
UK median annual salary £57,500 £56,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.77% +7.62% +5.00%

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 411 306 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.93% 90.00% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 254 238 114
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,250 £40,000 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.88% +0.63% +18.13%
10th Percentile £19,975 £26,250 £24,475
90th Percentile £55,875 £61,625 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

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
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 18 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -20 16 £15,000 -55.88% 1
Open Source
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 16 (100.00%) PHP
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (87.50%) .NET
3 12 (75.00%) UML
3 12 (75.00%) Python
3 12 (75.00%) CRM
3 12 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 12 (75.00%) SOA
3 12 (75.00%) Data Security
3 12 (75.00%) Finance
3 12 (75.00%) Legal
3 12 (75.00%) Migration
3 12 (75.00%) Scrum
3 12 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (75.00%) Ruby
3 12 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (75.00%) SharePoint Server
3 12 (75.00%) Kanban
3 12 (75.00%) Data Migration
3 12 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (75.00%) SaaS
3 12 (75.00%) PaaS
3 12 (75.00%) Software Architecture
3 12 (75.00%) Puppet
3 12 (75.00%) Node.js
3 12 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite

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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
1 12 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 12 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 12 (75.00%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (75.00%) iPaaS
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (75.00%) PaaS
1 12 (75.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Bitbucket
1 12 (75.00%) GitLab
1 12 (75.00%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
1 12 (75.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Architect
1 12 (75.00%) Technical Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 12 (75.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (75.00%) ArchiMate
1 12 (75.00%) CRM
1 12 (75.00%) Data Migration
1 12 (75.00%) Data Security
1 12 (75.00%) DevOps
1 12 (75.00%) Kanban
1 12 (75.00%) Microservices
1 12 (75.00%) Migration
1 12 (75.00%) Open Source Development
1 12 (75.00%) Scrum
1 12 (75.00%) SDLC
1 12 (75.00%) SOA
1 12 (75.00%) Software Architecture
1 12 (75.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 12 (75.00%) Python
2 12 (75.00%) Ruby
3 4 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (75.00%) Kubernetes
1 12 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (75.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) IBM