The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 26 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Python 5 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.73% 7.06% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.81% 8.45% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 1
Median salary £45,000 £34,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -24.44%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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
104 71 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 56.83% 83.53% 69.05%
Number of salaries quoted 82 53 32
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

Python Salary Histogram in Belfast

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing Python 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Python.

1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
3 7 (63.64%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) Degree
5 4 (36.36%) JSON
5 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
5 4 (36.36%) Spring
5 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
5 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
5 4 (36.36%) XML
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
5 4 (36.36%) Open Source
5 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
5 4 (36.36%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (36.36%) REST
5 4 (36.36%) Big Data
5 4 (36.36%) Social Media
5 4 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (27.27%) Puppet
6 3 (27.27%) User Stories
6 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) LabVIEW
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) TDD

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 4 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (36.36%) Big Data
1 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
1 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) LabVIEW
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Test Scripter
2 3 (27.27%) Test Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
1 4 (36.36%) JSON
1 4 (36.36%) REST
1 4 (36.36%) Spring
1 4 (36.36%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
1 4 (36.36%) Social Media
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Debian
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) Open Source
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Ansible
2 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Dell
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) SaltStack