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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 9 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Permanent jobs citing Python 34 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 25.00% 7.25% 6.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.08% 11.48% 10.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 12
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
87 122 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 63.97% 63.21% 58.14%
Number of salaries quoted 46 81 97
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +18 30 £29,250 - 4
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 33 (70.21%) Java
2 28 (59.57%) Degree
3 25 (53.19%) C++
4 24 (51.06%) Computer Science
5 21 (44.68%) Software Engineering
6 19 (40.43%) Management Information System
7 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (38.30%) SQL
8 17 (36.17%) Ruby
8 17 (36.17%) Analytics
9 16 (34.04%) Linux
10 14 (29.79%) HTML
11 13 (27.66%) Economics
11 13 (27.66%) Operations Research
12 12 (25.53%) Rapid7
12 12 (25.53%) Visualisation
13 11 (23.40%) UNIX
14 10 (21.28%) SAP
14 10 (21.28%) CSS
14 10 (21.28%) .NET
14 10 (21.28%) Finance
14 10 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (21.28%) Open Source
14 10 (21.28%) NoSQL
14 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
15 9 (19.15%) Tableau
15 9 (19.15%) QlikView
15 9 (19.15%) Test Automation
15 9 (19.15%) GIS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 9 (19.15%) SAS
2 6 (12.77%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (6.38%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.26%) Apache
4 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.13%) IIS
5 1 (2.13%) JBoss
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.13%) Confluence
5 1 (2.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.64%) MS Office
3 4 (8.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.77%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (6.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
2 6 (12.77%) Wireshark
3 4 (8.51%) HTTP
4 3 (6.38%) HTTPS
5 2 (4.26%) DNS
6 1 (2.13%) FTP
6 1 (2.13%) Firewall
6 1 (2.13%) SSH
6 1 (2.13%) SNMP
6 1 (2.13%) VPN
6 1 (2.13%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) NoSQL
2 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
2 9 (19.15%) QlikView
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.77%) RDBMS
3 6 (12.77%) Big Data
3 6 (12.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (10.64%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (8.51%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.26%) MySQL
7 1 (2.13%) Redis
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.13%) SQLite
7 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.77%) Ant
2 6 (12.77%) Maven
3 3 (6.38%) Selenium
3 3 (6.38%) Metasploit
3 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.38%) Mercurial
3 3 (6.38%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.38%) Capybara
4 1 (2.13%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.13%) Mocha
4 1 (2.13%) Valgrind
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) Xcode
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
2 9 (19.15%) Marketing
3 8 (17.02%) Retail
4 4 (8.51%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Software Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Consultant
3 6 (12.77%) Software Development Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Lead Software Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Development Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Graduate
5 4 (8.51%) Test Specialist
5 4 (8.51%) Automation Specialist
5 4 (8.51%) Data Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Test Automation Specialist
5 4 (8.51%) Data Analytics Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Software Development Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Development Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.26%) GIS Developer
7 2 (4.26%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) HTML
2 10 (21.28%) .NET
2 10 (21.28%) CSS
3 8 (17.02%) Web Services
4 7 (14.89%) XML
5 6 (12.77%) jQuery
5 6 (12.77%) HTML5
6 5 (10.64%) CSS3
6 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.38%) JSON
8 2 (4.26%) PostGIS
9 1 (2.13%) Express
9 1 (2.13%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (2.13%) REST
9 1 (2.13%) WebSockets
9 1 (2.13%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (2.13%) D3.js
9 1 (2.13%) XSLT
9 1 (2.13%) Flash
9 1 (2.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (51.06%) Computer Science
2 19 (40.43%) Management Information System
3 13 (27.66%) Economics
4 12 (25.53%) Visualisation
5 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (19.15%) GIS
7 8 (17.02%) Social Media
7 8 (17.02%) Data Extraction
7 8 (17.02%) Algorithms
8 7 (14.89%) User Experience
9 6 (12.77%) Mathematics
10 5 (10.64%) Physics
10 5 (10.64%) Chemistry
10 5 (10.64%) Psychology
10 5 (10.64%) Statistics
11 3 (6.38%) Public Cloud
12 1 (2.13%) iPhone
12 1 (2.13%) iPad
12 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (2.13%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Linux
2 11 (23.40%) UNIX
3 6 (12.77%) Mac OS X
4 5 (10.64%) Windows
5 2 (4.26%) Solaris
5 2 (4.26%) CentOS
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.13%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Software Engineering
2 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (36.17%) Analytics
4 13 (27.66%) Operations Research
5 10 (21.28%) Open Source
6 9 (19.15%) Risk Management
6 9 (19.15%) Test Automation
7 8 (17.02%) Customer Analytics
7 8 (17.02%) Demand Forecasting
7 8 (17.02%) OO
7 8 (17.02%) Scrum
7 8 (17.02%) Data Analysis
7 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
8 7 (14.89%) Validation
8 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (14.89%) SDLC
9 6 (12.77%) MapReduce
9 6 (12.77%) SOA
9 6 (12.77%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (70.21%) Java
2 25 (53.19%) C++
3 18 (38.30%) SQL
4 17 (36.17%) Ruby
5 9 (19.15%) Perl
6 8 (17.02%) VBA
7 6 (12.77%) C
7 6 (12.77%) C#
8 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
9 4 (8.51%) R
10 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.13%) Embedded C
11 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
11 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
11 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (59.57%) Degree
2 8 (17.02%) CIMA
2 8 (17.02%) MBA
3 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) SLA
2 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (6.38%) Xen
2 3 (6.38%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Nmap
2 5 (10.64%) Puppet
3 3 (6.38%) Nagios
3 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.13%) Munin
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Rapid7
2 10 (21.28%) SAP
3 9 (19.15%) Tableau
4 8 (17.02%) VMware
5 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
5 6 (12.77%) Oracle
6 5 (10.64%) Business Objects
7 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.13%) Coverity
8 1 (2.13%) New Relic
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