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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 9 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -3
Permanent jobs citing Python 6 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 13.33% 5.52% 4.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.35% 7.62% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 7
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £37,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £37,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -
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
31 105 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 68.89% 72.41% 66.45%
Number of salaries quoted 26 41 82
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 27 August 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 29 (85.29%) Java
2 22 (64.71%) Degree
3 19 (55.88%) Management Information System
4 18 (52.94%) Computer Science
5 17 (50.00%) C++
5 17 (50.00%) Analytics
6 16 (47.06%) SQL
7 14 (41.18%) Ruby
8 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (38.24%) Software Engineering
8 13 (38.24%) Economics
8 13 (38.24%) Operations Research
8 13 (38.24%) Linux
9 12 (35.29%) Rapid7
10 11 (32.35%) UNIX
11 10 (29.41%) HTML
11 10 (29.41%) Risk Management
11 10 (29.41%) Finance
11 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (26.47%) Visualisation
12 9 (26.47%) NoSQL
12 9 (26.47%) Tableau
12 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
12 9 (26.47%) SAS
12 9 (26.47%) SAP
12 9 (26.47%) QlikView
13 8 (23.53%) Data Extraction
13 8 (23.53%) Marketing
13 8 (23.53%) Data Analysis

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (26.47%) SAS
2 6 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (8.82%) OpenStack
4 2 (5.88%) Apache
4 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.94%) IIS
5 1 (2.94%) JBoss
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.94%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.71%) MS Office
3 4 (11.76%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.65%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (8.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
1 6 (17.65%) Wireshark
2 3 (8.82%) HTTPS
2 3 (8.82%) HTTP
3 1 (2.94%) FTP
3 1 (2.94%) VPN
3 1 (2.94%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) QlikView
1 9 (26.47%) NoSQL
2 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
3 6 (17.65%) Big Data
3 6 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 6 (17.65%) RDBMS
4 5 (14.71%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
6 2 (5.88%) MySQL
7 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
2 6 (17.65%) Ant
2 6 (17.65%) Maven
3 3 (8.82%) Selenium
3 3 (8.82%) Metasploit
3 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.82%) Mercurial
3 3 (8.82%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.82%) Capybara
4 2 (5.88%) Valgrind
5 1 (2.94%) JIRA
5 1 (2.94%) Xcode
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Retail
2 8 (23.53%) Marketing
2 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Software Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Consultant
3 6 (17.65%) Software Development Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Lead Software Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Development Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Graduate
5 4 (11.76%) Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Data Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Data Analytics Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Development Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Software Development Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior QA Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Test Automation Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Applications Support Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Test Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) HTML
2 8 (23.53%) Web Services
3 7 (20.59%) XML
3 7 (20.59%) .NET
4 6 (17.65%) CSS
5 3 (8.82%) JSON
6 2 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (2.94%) jQuery
7 1 (2.94%) HTML5
7 1 (2.94%) REST
7 1 (2.94%) D3.js
7 1 (2.94%) SOAP
7 1 (2.94%) J2EE
7 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.94%) XSLT
7 1 (2.94%) Flash
7 1 (2.94%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (55.88%) Management Information System
2 18 (52.94%) Computer Science
3 13 (38.24%) Economics
4 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (26.47%) Visualisation
6 8 (23.53%) Social Media
6 8 (23.53%) Algorithms
6 8 (23.53%) Data Extraction
7 7 (20.59%) User Experience
8 6 (17.65%) Mathematics
9 5 (14.71%) Physics
9 5 (14.71%) Chemistry
9 5 (14.71%) Psychology
9 5 (14.71%) Statistics
9 5 (14.71%) GIS
10 3 (8.82%) Public Cloud
11 1 (2.94%) iPad
11 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (2.94%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
2 11 (32.35%) UNIX
3 6 (17.65%) Mac OS X
4 4 (11.76%) Windows
5 2 (5.88%) Solaris
5 2 (5.88%) CentOS
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Analytics
2 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Software Engineering
2 13 (38.24%) Operations Research
3 10 (29.41%) Risk Management
4 8 (23.53%) OO
4 8 (23.53%) Scrum
4 8 (23.53%) Data Analysis
4 8 (23.53%) Customer Analytics
4 8 (23.53%) Demand Forecasting
4 8 (23.53%) SDLC
5 7 (20.59%) Validation
6 6 (17.65%) SOA
6 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (17.65%) Computer Security
6 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 6 (17.65%) MapReduce
6 6 (17.65%) Open Source
7 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (14.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) Java
2 17 (50.00%) C++
3 16 (47.06%) SQL
4 14 (41.18%) Ruby
5 8 (23.53%) VBA
6 6 (17.65%) Perl
6 6 (17.65%) C#
7 4 (11.76%) R
8 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
9 2 (5.88%) C
9 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (64.71%) Degree
2 8 (23.53%) CIMA
2 8 (23.53%) MBA
3 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) VirtualBox
2 3 (8.82%) VMware ESX
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (8.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Nmap
2 4 (11.76%) Puppet
3 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.88%) Nagios
5 1 (2.94%) Munin
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Rapid7
2 9 (26.47%) Tableau
2 9 (26.47%) SAP
3 7 (20.59%) VMware
4 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle
5 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.88%) Coverity
6 1 (2.94%) New Relic
Belfast, County Antrim
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