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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 24 19 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Python 8 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 7.48% 4.17% 7.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.13% 6.25% 10.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 11
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
79 48 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 73.83% 66.67% 71.59%
Number of salaries quoted 60 35 88
Average salary £37,500 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 10 February 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Perl
1 7 (87.50%) Ruby
2 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 4 (50.00%) Release Management
2 4 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (50.00%) CentOS
2 4 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (50.00%) Hudson
2 4 (50.00%) Route 53
2 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (50.00%) Ansible
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) C
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) Debian
2 4 (50.00%) Fedora
3 3 (37.50%) Mac OS X
3 3 (37.50%) Nagios
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (12.50%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (50.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) SMTP
1 3 (37.50%) SNMP
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Hudson
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (50.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) GIS Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) GIS Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Server Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) LAMP
1 3 (37.50%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) CentOS
2 4 (50.00%) Debian
2 4 (50.00%) Fedora
3 3 (37.50%) Mac OS X
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
1 4 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 4 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Perl
1 7 (87.50%) Ruby
2 4 (50.00%) C
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) VirtualBox
1 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Ansible
1 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (37.50%) Cacti
2 3 (37.50%) logstash
2 3 (37.50%) Nagios
2 3 (37.50%) Pingdom
2 3 (37.50%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (12.50%) ESRI
4 1 (12.50%) Facebook
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