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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 9 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Python 25 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 17.12% 9.09% 8.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.77% 13.51% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 14
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
97 74 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 66.44% 67.27% 69.90%
Number of salaries quoted 77 44 102
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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
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 10 February 2016. 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 -5 8 £34,000 +13.33% 6
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 24 (96.00%) Linux
2 18 (72.00%) Computer Science
3 17 (68.00%) SQL
4 16 (64.00%) Perl
4 16 (64.00%) Ruby
5 10 (40.00%) Degree
5 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (36.00%) CSS
6 9 (36.00%) HTML
6 9 (36.00%) Java
6 9 (36.00%) OO
6 9 (36.00%) OOD
6 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
6 9 (36.00%) Unit Testing
6 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (36.00%) System Testing
6 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
6 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (32.00%) Robot Framework
7 8 (32.00%) Integration Testing
7 8 (32.00%) QA
7 8 (32.00%) Selenium
7 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
7 8 (32.00%) C++
8 4 (16.00%) C
8 4 (16.00%) PHP
8 4 (16.00%) MySQL
8 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (16.00%) LAMP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) ArcGIS
1 1 (4.00%) nginx
1 1 (4.00%) Node.js
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (16.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) DNS
1 3 (12.00%) HTTP
1 3 (12.00%) LAN
1 3 (12.00%) SMTP
1 3 (12.00%) SNMP
1 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (12.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (16.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) GIS
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Robot Framework
1 8 (32.00%) Selenium
2 4 (16.00%) Hudson
2 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (16.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (16.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Applications Developer
1 8 (32.00%) Automation Engineer
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
1 8 (32.00%) Java Applications Developer
1 8 (32.00%) Java Developer
1 8 (32.00%) Java Web Applications Developer
1 8 (32.00%) Java Web Developer
1 8 (32.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 8 (32.00%) QA Engineer
1 8 (32.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 8 (32.00%) Systems Engineer
1 8 (32.00%) Systems Test Engineer
1 8 (32.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 8 (32.00%) Test Engineer
1 8 (32.00%) Web Applications Developer
1 8 (32.00%) Web Developer
2 4 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) CSS
1 9 (36.00%) HTML
2 4 (16.00%) LAMP
2 4 (16.00%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.00%) CSS3
3 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.00%) HTML5
3 1 (4.00%) J2EE
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.00%) JSF
3 1 (4.00%) JSP
3 1 (4.00%) JSTL
3 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (4.00%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (4.00%) Servlets
3 1 (4.00%) Spring
3 1 (4.00%) Struts
3 1 (4.00%) Struts2
3 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (72.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) CentOS
2 4 (16.00%) Debian
2 4 (16.00%) Fedora
3 3 (12.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (12.00%) Unix
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (36.00%) OO
1 9 (36.00%) OOD
1 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
1 9 (36.00%) System Testing
1 9 (36.00%) Unit Testing
2 8 (32.00%) Integration Testing
2 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (16.00%) DevOps
3 4 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (16.00%) Release Management
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) MVC
4 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) SQL
2 16 (64.00%) Perl
2 16 (64.00%) Ruby
3 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (36.00%) Java
5 8 (32.00%) C++
6 4 (16.00%) C
6 4 (16.00%) PHP
7 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) VirtualBox
1 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Ansible
1 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (16.00%) Puppet
2 3 (12.00%) Cacti
2 3 (12.00%) logstash
2 3 (12.00%) Nagios
2 3 (12.00%) Pingdom
2 3 (12.00%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (12.00%) Dell
3 2 (8.00%) Google
4 1 (4.00%) ESRI
4 1 (4.00%) Facebook
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