The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 26 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Python 12 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 7.89% 6.37% 8.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% 10.53% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 7
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
108 95 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 71.05% 60.51% 40.45%
Number of salaries quoted 54 76 46
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Python
County Antrim

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 20 (66.67%) GIS
1 20 (66.67%) ESRI
1 20 (66.67%) Change Management
1 20 (66.67%) Marketing
1 20 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 20 (66.67%) Web Development
1 20 (66.67%) Open Source
2 6 (20.00%) HTML
2 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.33%) PHP
3 4 (13.33%) CSS
3 4 (13.33%) HTML5
3 4 (13.33%) Google
3 4 (13.33%) Node.js
3 4 (13.33%) CSS3
3 4 (13.33%) Backbone.js
4 3 (10.00%) JSON
4 3 (10.00%) Ruby
5 2 (6.67%) Retail
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (6.67%) SQL
5 2 (6.67%) Perl
5 2 (6.67%) Java
5 2 (6.67%) C#
5 2 (6.67%) Selenium
5 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.33%) Puppet
6 1 (3.33%) Computer Science

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 4 (13.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) ZigBee
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 20 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Consultant
1 20 (66.67%) GIS Consultant
2 4 (13.33%) Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
2 4 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Tester
4 2 (6.67%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) HTML
2 4 (13.33%) CSS
2 4 (13.33%) HTML5
2 4 (13.33%) CSS3
2 4 (13.33%) Backbone.js
3 3 (10.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (66.67%) GIS
1 20 (66.67%) Open Source
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Firmware
2 1 (3.33%) Device Driver
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Change Management
1 20 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 20 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.33%) TDD
3 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.33%) PHP
3 3 (10.00%) Ruby
4 2 (6.67%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) Perl
4 2 (6.67%) Java
4 2 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) C++
5 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) ESRI
2 4 (13.33%) Google
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago