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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 19 11 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +21
Permanent jobs citing Python 13 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 10.48% 12.18% 4.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.06% 20.00% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 6
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £36,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £51,400 £57,500
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
72 120 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 58.06% 60.91% 60.90%
Number of salaries quoted 53 89 108
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -3 8 £30,000 -29.82% 5
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (50.00%) C++
1 10 (50.00%) Java
1 10 (50.00%) Degree
2 8 (40.00%) HTML
3 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (35.00%) jQuery
3 7 (35.00%) HTML5
4 6 (30.00%) CSS3
4 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (30.00%) Open Source
4 6 (30.00%) Web Development
4 6 (30.00%) GIS
4 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) CSS
5 5 (25.00%) .NET
5 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (20.00%) Ruby
6 4 (20.00%) Visualisation
6 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (20.00%) User Stories
6 4 (20.00%) Perl
6 4 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (15.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) Tableau
7 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
7 3 (15.00%) PostGIS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (5.00%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) SSH
2 1 (5.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (5.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) QlikView
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Xcode
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Test Specialist
3 4 (20.00%) Test Automation Specialist
3 4 (20.00%) Automation Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) GIS Developer
4 3 (15.00%) GIS Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Data Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) DSP Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) DSP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) jQuery
2 7 (35.00%) HTML5
3 6 (30.00%) CSS3
3 6 (30.00%) CSS
3 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (15.00%) PostGIS
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) Flash
6 1 (5.00%) D3.js
6 1 (5.00%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (30.00%) GIS
2 6 (30.00%) Open Source
3 4 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (10.00%) Social Media
5 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (10.00%) Data Extraction
5 2 (10.00%) Economics
6 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (5.00%) iPhone
6 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
6 1 (5.00%) Clustering
6 1 (5.00%) iPad
6 1 (5.00%) User Experience
6 1 (5.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (30.00%) Web Development
2 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (10.00%) Customer Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Demand Forecasting
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Operations Research
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) TDD
4 2 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Data Management
5 1 (5.00%) Decision Table
5 1 (5.00%) Business Development
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C++
1 10 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) Perl
4 4 (20.00%) Ruby
5 2 (10.00%) VBA
5 2 (10.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (5.00%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) CIMA
2 2 (10.00%) MBA
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nagios
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Tableau
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Actimize
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