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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 23 9 28
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Permanent jobs citing Python 6 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 3.95% 13.33% 5.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.50% 19.35% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Median salary £33,250 £25,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,900 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +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
80 31 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 52.63% 68.89% 72.03%
Number of salaries quoted 66 26 39
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 August 2016.

Python Salary Histogram in Belfast

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Puppet
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (33.33%) Debian
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (16.67%) Big Data
5 1 (16.67%) REST

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 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Drupal
2 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) PaaS
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) OLE
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Debian
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Android
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) GCIA
2 1 (16.67%) GCIH
2 1 (16.67%) PhD
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Apple
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Dell
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (16.67%) VMware