The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 13 12 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +22
Permanent jobs citing Python 13 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 11.93% 11.70% 3.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.84% 18.03% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 2
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Python
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Programming Languages Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
69 122 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 63.30% 64.89% 59.46%
Number of salaries quoted 49 92 83
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Python
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Northern Ireland region.

Python Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Python
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Python
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -4 5 £36,250 -9.37% 3
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 7 (43.75%) C++
1 7 (43.75%) HTML
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) CSS
2 6 (37.50%) GIS
2 6 (37.50%) Web Development
2 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (37.50%) jQuery
2 6 (37.50%) Open Source
2 6 (37.50%) HTML5
2 6 (37.50%) CSS3
2 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) Perl
4 4 (25.00%) Ruby
4 4 (25.00%) User Stories
4 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (18.75%) PostGIS
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) UNIX
6 2 (12.50%) Windows
6 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 1 (6.25%) Test Planning

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) SSH
2 1 (6.25%) ZigBee
2 1 (6.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Test Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) Test Automation Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) Automation Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) GIS Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) GIS Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) DSP Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) DSP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) CSS
2 6 (37.50%) jQuery
2 6 (37.50%) HTML5
2 6 (37.50%) CSS3
2 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (18.75%) PostGIS
5 1 (6.25%) Ext JS
5 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) GIS
1 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
1 6 (37.50%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
3 1 (6.25%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Web Development
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
3 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Coaching
5 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Product Management
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (6.25%) Signal Processing
5 1 (6.25%) Decision Table
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C++
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) Perl
2 4 (25.00%) Ruby
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
4 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) SAP
1 1 (6.25%) VMware
1 1 (6.25%) Actimize
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