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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 35 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Python 10 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.50% 5.33% 4.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.62% 8.49% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 4
Average salary £48,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
151 106 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 68.02% 62.72% 36.95%
Number of salaries quoted 79 81 53
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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 -9 9 £37,500 -6.25%
County Londonderry - 1 £60,000 -
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 18 (56.25%) Open Source
2 17 (53.13%) GIS
2 17 (53.13%) ESRI
2 17 (53.13%) Change Management
2 17 (53.13%) Marketing
2 17 (53.13%) Project Planning
2 17 (53.13%) Web Development
3 12 (37.50%) HTML
4 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
5 10 (31.25%) CSS
6 8 (25.00%) PHP
7 7 (21.88%) Linux
7 7 (21.88%) Degree
8 6 (18.75%) SQL
8 6 (18.75%) HTML5
8 6 (18.75%) Node.js
8 6 (18.75%) CSS3
9 5 (15.63%) Ruby
10 4 (12.50%) Perl
10 4 (12.50%) Windows
10 4 (12.50%) PowerHouse
10 4 (12.50%) Finance
10 4 (12.50%) Ajax
10 4 (12.50%) Google
10 4 (12.50%) Backbone.js
11 3 (9.38%) Java
11 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
11 3 (9.38%) JSON
11 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
11 3 (9.38%) Relational Database

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.75%) Node.js
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.25%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.13%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.25%) HSQLDB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.13%) JMeter
2 1 (3.13%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (3.13%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (3.13%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (53.13%) Marketing
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Consultant
1 17 (53.13%) GIS Consultant
2 10 (31.25%) Developer
3 8 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) HTML
2 10 (31.25%) CSS
3 6 (18.75%) HTML5
3 6 (18.75%) CSS3
4 4 (12.50%) Backbone.js
4 4 (12.50%) Ajax
5 3 (9.38%) JSON
6 2 (6.25%) JSTL
6 2 (6.25%) Struts2
6 2 (6.25%) JSP
6 2 (6.25%) Servlets
6 2 (6.25%) Struts
6 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
6 2 (6.25%) Spring
6 2 (6.25%) JSF
6 2 (6.25%) BSON
6 2 (6.25%) J2EE
7 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (56.25%) Open Source
2 17 (53.13%) GIS
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Firmware
4 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Change Management
1 17 (53.13%) Project Planning
1 17 (53.13%) Web Development
2 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.25%) OO
3 2 (6.25%) OOD
3 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (6.25%) System Testing
3 2 (6.25%) MVC
3 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.13%) TDD
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
4 1 (3.13%) Load Testing
4 1 (3.13%) Kanban
4 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
2 8 (25.00%) PHP
3 6 (18.75%) SQL
4 5 (15.63%) Ruby
5 4 (12.50%) PowerHouse
5 4 (12.50%) Perl
6 3 (9.38%) Java
7 2 (6.25%) C++
8 1 (3.13%) C
8 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) ESRI
2 4 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) HP