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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 11 11 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 +20
Permanent jobs citing Python 32 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 19.75% 13.92% 5.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 22.68% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 8
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £38,750 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +3.89%
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
96 97 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 59.26% 61.39% 59.19%
Number of salaries quoted 58 66 116
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +2 25 £35,000 -46.15% 5
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 28 (66.67%) Java
2 24 (57.14%) Degree
3 23 (54.76%) C++
4 19 (45.24%) Computer Science
5 18 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 16 (38.10%) SQL
6 16 (38.10%) Management Information System
7 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (35.71%) Analytics
8 14 (33.33%) HTML
9 13 (30.95%) Ruby
10 12 (28.57%) Operations Research
10 12 (28.57%) Economics
10 12 (28.57%) Linux
10 12 (28.57%) Visualisation
11 11 (26.19%) CSS
12 10 (23.81%) GIS
12 10 (23.81%) Open Source
13 9 (21.43%) Tableau
13 9 (21.43%) Rapid7
13 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (21.43%) SAP
13 9 (21.43%) .NET
13 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
13 9 (21.43%) Finance
13 9 (21.43%) Marketing
13 9 (21.43%) QlikView
14 8 (19.05%) jQuery
14 8 (19.05%) CIMA
14 8 (19.05%) MBA

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (19.05%) SAS
2 5 (11.90%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.76%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.38%) Node.js
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
4 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) SPSS
2 4 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.90%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.52%) Wireshark
3 3 (7.14%) HTTP
4 2 (4.76%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.38%) ZigBee
5 1 (2.38%) SSH
5 1 (2.38%) SNMP
5 1 (2.38%) DNS
5 1 (2.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) QlikView
2 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 8 (19.05%) NoSQL
3 5 (11.90%) Big Data
3 5 (11.90%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (11.90%) RDBMS
4 4 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.52%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.76%) MySQL
6 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.38%) Redis
6 1 (2.38%) SQLite
6 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.52%) Ant
2 4 (9.52%) Maven
3 2 (4.76%) Capybara
3 2 (4.76%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) Selenium
3 2 (4.76%) Mercurial
3 2 (4.76%) Metasploit
3 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.38%) Mocha
4 1 (2.38%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.38%) Xcode
General
1 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
1 9 (21.43%) Marketing
2 8 (19.05%) Retail
3 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Consultant
2 10 (23.81%) Software Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Lead Software Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Graduate
4 4 (9.52%) Test Specialist
4 4 (9.52%) Software Development Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Data Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Automation Specialist
4 4 (9.52%) Development Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Test Automation Specialist
4 4 (9.52%) Data Analytics Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) GIS Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) GIS Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) HTML
2 11 (26.19%) CSS
3 9 (21.43%) .NET
4 8 (19.05%) jQuery
4 8 (19.05%) HTML5
5 7 (16.67%) CSS3
5 7 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 6 (14.29%) Web Services
7 4 (9.52%) XML
8 3 (7.14%) PostGIS
9 2 (4.76%) JSON
10 1 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (2.38%) D3.js
10 1 (2.38%) WebSockets
10 1 (2.38%) Express
10 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
10 1 (2.38%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 19 (45.24%) Computer Science
2 16 (38.10%) Management Information System
3 12 (28.57%) Economics
3 12 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 10 (23.81%) GIS
4 10 (23.81%) Open Source
5 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (19.05%) Algorithms
6 8 (19.05%) Social Media
6 8 (19.05%) Data Extraction
7 6 (14.29%) User Experience
8 5 (11.90%) Mathematics
9 4 (9.52%) Physics
9 4 (9.52%) Chemistry
9 4 (9.52%) Psychology
9 4 (9.52%) Statistics
10 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
11 1 (2.38%) iPad
11 1 (2.38%) iPhone
11 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) UNIX
3 5 (11.90%) Mac OS X
4 3 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (2.38%) CentOS
5 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.38%) Solaris
5 1 (2.38%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) Analytics
3 12 (28.57%) Operations Research
4 8 (19.05%) Data Analysis
4 8 (19.05%) Customer Analytics
4 8 (19.05%) Demand Forecasting
5 7 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 7 (16.67%) OO
6 6 (14.29%) Validation
6 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (14.29%) Web Development
7 5 (11.90%) MapReduce
7 5 (11.90%) Computer Security
7 5 (11.90%) Scrum
7 5 (11.90%) SOA
7 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (11.90%) Risk Management
8 4 (9.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) Java
2 23 (54.76%) C++
3 16 (38.10%) SQL
4 13 (30.95%) Ruby
5 8 (19.05%) VBA
6 6 (14.29%) Perl
7 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
7 5 (11.90%) C
7 5 (11.90%) C#
8 4 (9.52%) R
9 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.38%) VB
9 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.38%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 24 (57.14%) Degree
2 8 (19.05%) CIMA
2 8 (19.05%) MBA
3 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (4.76%) Xen
2 2 (4.76%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.38%) vSphere
3 1 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Nmap
1 4 (9.52%) Puppet
2 2 (4.76%) Nagios
2 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.38%) Munin
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Tableau
1 9 (21.43%) Rapid7
1 9 (21.43%) SAP
2 5 (11.90%) VMware
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 4 (9.52%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast
Rapid7
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Northern Ireland
HP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Northern Ireland
HP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Northern Ireland
HP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Belfast
Rapid7
Posted: 16 days ago
Belfast
Rapid7
Posted: 16 days ago