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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 29 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Python 9 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 5.92% 5.73% 4.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.18% 8.65% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 4
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 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
110 104 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 72.37% 66.24% 34.40%
Number of salaries quoted 46 84 45
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (66.67%) GIS
1 16 (66.67%) ESRI
1 16 (66.67%) Change Management
1 16 (66.67%) Marketing
1 16 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 16 (66.67%) Web Development
1 16 (66.67%) Open Source
2 6 (25.00%) HTML
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) PHP
3 4 (16.67%) CSS
3 4 (16.67%) Google
3 4 (16.67%) Node.js
3 4 (16.67%) CSS3
3 4 (16.67%) Backbone.js
3 4 (16.67%) HTML5
4 3 (12.50%) JSON
4 3 (12.50%) Ruby
5 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (8.33%) Retail
5 2 (8.33%) Perl
5 2 (8.33%) BSON
6 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (4.17%) Puppet
6 1 (4.17%) C
6 1 (4.17%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.17%) Firmware
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.17%) Advertising

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (16.67%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) ZigBee
General
1 16 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Consultant
1 16 (66.67%) GIS Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 4 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) HTML
2 4 (16.67%) CSS
2 4 (16.67%) CSS3
2 4 (16.67%) Backbone.js
2 4 (16.67%) HTML5
3 3 (12.50%) JSON
4 2 (8.33%) BSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) GIS
1 16 (66.67%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) Firmware
2 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Change Management
1 16 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 16 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
2 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (16.67%) PHP
2 3 (12.50%) Ruby
3 2 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) ESRI
2 4 (16.67%) Google