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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 25 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Python 1 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.91% 7.20% 4.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.18% 10.98% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 11
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
85 82 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 77.27% 65.60% 54.93%
Number of salaries quoted 30 66 100
Average salary £33,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £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 21 November 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 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) PHP
2 4 (40.00%) Open Source
2 4 (40.00%) HTML5
2 4 (40.00%) Node.js
2 4 (40.00%) CSS3
2 4 (40.00%) Backbone.js
2 4 (40.00%) Marketing
2 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 4 (40.00%) Web Development
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) GIS
2 4 (40.00%) ESRI
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) Advertising
3 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) Firmware
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C++

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (40.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Developer
1 4 (40.00%) GIS Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) HTML5
2 4 (40.00%) CSS3
2 4 (40.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) GIS
1 4 (40.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Change Management
1 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
1 4 (40.00%) Web Development
2 1 (10.00%) TDD
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) ESRI
1 4 (40.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Actimize