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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 15 10
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 0 15 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - 9.68% 22.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 11.11% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 2
Median salary - £32,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

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 177 135 141
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 93.16% 87.10% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 141 114 67
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.31% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) UML
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) TOGAF
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Presales
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Law
3 1 (11.11%) Social Media
3 1 (11.11%) Cyber Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Technical Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Service Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Management
1 5 (55.56%) Presales
1 5 (55.56%) TOGAF
1 5 (55.56%) UML
2 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
2 3 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) Cyber Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
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