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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 12 13 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +23
Permanent jobs citing Python 14 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 12.61% 13.08% 4.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.14% 20.73% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 6
Average salary £35,000 £48,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.08% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £39,600 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £61,600 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
58 82 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 52.25% 63.08% 63.14%
Number of salaries quoted 40 55 114
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £23,500 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Belfast

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 12 (80.00%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) C++
2 10 (66.67%) Degree
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
4 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) Economics
4 7 (46.67%) Operations Research
4 7 (46.67%) Marketing
4 7 (46.67%) QlikView
4 7 (46.67%) Visualisation
4 7 (46.67%) Tableau
4 7 (46.67%) Analytics
4 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (40.00%) Algorithms
5 6 (40.00%) Customer Analytics
5 6 (40.00%) Demand Forecasting
5 6 (40.00%) Social Media
5 6 (40.00%) Data Extraction
5 6 (40.00%) Data Analysis
5 6 (40.00%) Retail
5 6 (40.00%) MBA
5 6 (40.00%) CIMA
5 6 (40.00%) VBA
6 5 (33.33%) SAP
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) Ruby
7 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
7 4 (26.67%) Relational Database

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 4 (26.67%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) SPSS
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SNMP
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) QlikView
2 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Xcode
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
1 7 (46.67%) Marketing
2 6 (40.00%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Data Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Data Analytics Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Test Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Graduate
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) Flash
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) D3.js
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
1 7 (46.67%) Economics
1 7 (46.67%) Visualisation
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 6 (40.00%) Social Media
2 6 (40.00%) Data Extraction
3 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (13.33%) User Experience
4 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (6.67%) Physics
5 1 (6.67%) Chemistry
5 1 (6.67%) Psychology
5 1 (6.67%) Clustering
5 1 (6.67%) DTV
5 1 (6.67%) GIS
5 1 (6.67%) iPad
5 1 (6.67%) iPhone
5 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) OpenVMS
3 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Operations Research
1 7 (46.67%) Analytics
2 6 (40.00%) Demand Forecasting
2 6 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) Customer Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Data Transformation
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) Validation
3 3 (20.00%) Data Management
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) OOD
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Decision Table
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) C++
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) VBA
5 5 (33.33%) Ruby
6 4 (26.67%) Perl
7 3 (20.00%) R
8 2 (13.33%) C#
9 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
9 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
9 1 (6.67%) VB
9 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) CIMA
2 6 (40.00%) MBA
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Nagios
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (6.67%) Munin
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Tableau
2 5 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Rapid7
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Belfast
Rapid7
Posted: 6 days ago