The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 12 11 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +20
Permanent jobs citing Python 25 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 17.73% 12.70% 5.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.05% 20.00% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 8
Average salary £35,000 £65,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.15% +23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £65,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +3.89%
Python
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
78 80 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 55.32% 63.49% 60.55%
Number of salaries quoted 43 52 112
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Python
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Belfast region.

Python Salary Trend in Belfast

Python
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Belfast

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 25 (89.29%) Java
2 16 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 16 (57.14%) Degree
3 15 (53.57%) C++
3 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 15 (53.57%) Analytics
4 13 (46.43%) Ruby
5 12 (42.86%) Operations Research
5 12 (42.86%) Economics
6 11 (39.29%) Computer Science
6 11 (39.29%) Linux
7 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
8 9 (32.14%) Marketing
8 9 (32.14%) QlikView
8 9 (32.14%) Visualisation
8 9 (32.14%) SAP
8 9 (32.14%) Telecoms
8 9 (32.14%) Finance
8 9 (32.14%) Tableau
8 9 (32.14%) Rapid7
8 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (28.57%) Algorithms
9 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
9 8 (28.57%) Demand Forecasting
9 8 (28.57%) Customer Analytics
9 8 (28.57%) Social Media
9 8 (28.57%) CIMA
9 8 (28.57%) MBA
9 8 (28.57%) VBA

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (28.57%) SAS
2 5 (17.86%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.29%) MS Office
2 4 (14.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.86%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.29%) Wireshark
3 2 (7.14%) HTTP
3 2 (7.14%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) SNMP
4 1 (3.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) QlikView
2 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 7 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 5 (17.86%) RDBMS
4 5 (17.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (17.86%) Big Data
5 4 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 4 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.29%) Maven
2 4 (14.29%) Ant
3 2 (7.14%) Mercurial
3 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.14%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (7.14%) Capybara
3 2 (7.14%) Metasploit
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) Xcode
General
1 9 (32.14%) Marketing
1 9 (32.14%) Telecoms
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Software Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) Lead Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Data Analytics Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Development Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Data Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Graduate
5 3 (10.71%) Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Development Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Development Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) HTML
2 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 6 (21.43%) Web Services
3 4 (14.29%) CSS
3 4 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (7.14%) JSON
5 1 (3.57%) Flash
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.57%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) D3.js
5 1 (3.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 12 (42.86%) Economics
3 11 (39.29%) Computer Science
4 9 (32.14%) Visualisation
4 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (28.57%) Algorithms
5 8 (28.57%) Social Media
5 8 (28.57%) Data Extraction
6 6 (21.43%) User Experience
7 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
8 4 (14.29%) Open Source
8 4 (14.29%) Physics
8 4 (14.29%) Chemistry
8 4 (14.29%) Psychology
8 4 (14.29%) Statistics
8 4 (14.29%) GIS
9 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
10 1 (3.57%) Clustering
10 1 (3.57%) DTV
10 1 (3.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) UNIX
3 5 (17.86%) Mac OS X
4 3 (10.71%) Windows
5 1 (3.57%) OpenVMS
5 1 (3.57%) Solaris
5 1 (3.57%) CentOS
5 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Analytics
2 12 (42.86%) Operations Research
3 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 8 (28.57%) Demand Forecasting
4 8 (28.57%) Customer Analytics
4 8 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 6 (21.43%) OO
5 6 (21.43%) Validation
6 5 (17.86%) SOA
6 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
6 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (17.86%) Scrum
6 5 (17.86%) Computer Security
6 5 (17.86%) MapReduce
7 4 (14.29%) Data Analytics
7 4 (14.29%) Data Transformation
7 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 4 (14.29%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) Java
2 15 (53.57%) C++
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 13 (46.43%) Ruby
4 8 (28.57%) VBA
5 6 (21.43%) Perl
6 5 (17.86%) C#
7 4 (14.29%) R
8 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.57%) VB
8 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) Degree
2 8 (28.57%) CIMA
2 8 (28.57%) MBA
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) VirtualBox
2 2 (7.14%) Xen
2 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
1 4 (14.29%) Nmap
2 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.14%) Nagios
3 1 (3.57%) Munin
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) SAP
1 9 (32.14%) Tableau
1 9 (32.14%) Rapid7
2 5 (17.86%) VMware
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (14.29%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
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