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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 28 8 25
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +17
Permanent jobs citing Python 4 33 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.52% 24.09% 7.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.80% 38.37% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 1
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
69 86 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 43.40% 62.77% 62.11%
Number of salaries quoted 63 46 78
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -16 2 £36,250 +23.93% 3
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Python.

1 12 (75.00%) Perl
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
1 12 (75.00%) Ruby
2 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (37.50%) Degree
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 4 (25.00%) C
5 4 (25.00%) C++
5 4 (25.00%) HTML
5 4 (25.00%) MySQL
5 4 (25.00%) Unix
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) LAMP
5 4 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (18.75%) Debian
6 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
6 3 (18.75%) Mac OS X
6 3 (18.75%) Fedora
6 3 (18.75%) CSS
6 3 (18.75%) PHP
6 3 (18.75%) OO
6 3 (18.75%) Nagios
6 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
6 3 (18.75%) OOD
6 3 (18.75%) LAN
6 3 (18.75%) WAN
6 3 (18.75%) SMTP
6 3 (18.75%) HTTP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) ArcGIS
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) Drupal
1 1 (6.25%) nginx
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (18.75%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) HTTP
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
1 3 (18.75%) SMTP
1 3 (18.75%) SNMP
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
2 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) GIS
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Hudson
1 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
1 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
2 2 (12.50%) Robot Framework
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Administrator
1 3 (18.75%) Applications Developer
1 3 (18.75%) Developer
1 3 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (18.75%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Java Applications Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Java Web Applications Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
2 2 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) QA Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) QA Test Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Security Researcher
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Test Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Web Applications Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
1 4 (25.00%) LAMP
1 4 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) J2EE
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) JSF
4 1 (6.25%) JSP
4 1 (6.25%) JSTL
4 1 (6.25%) Node.js
4 1 (6.25%) OLE
4 1 (6.25%) Servlets
4 1 (6.25%) Spring
4 1 (6.25%) Struts
4 1 (6.25%) Struts2
4 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Unix
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) CentOS
3 3 (18.75%) Debian
3 3 (18.75%) Fedora
3 3 (18.75%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
1 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (18.75%) DevOps
1 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (18.75%) OO
1 3 (18.75%) OOD
1 3 (18.75%) Open Source
1 3 (18.75%) Release Management
1 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
1 3 (18.75%) System Testing
1 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 2 (12.50%) Threat Modelling
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Perl
1 12 (75.00%) Ruby
2 6 (37.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) C
4 4 (25.00%) C++
5 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 3 (18.75%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
6 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) GCIA
2 1 (6.25%) GCIH
2 1 (6.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) VirtualBox
1 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Ansible
1 3 (18.75%) Cacti
1 3 (18.75%) logstash
1 3 (18.75%) Nagios
1 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (18.75%) Pingdom
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
1 3 (18.75%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Dell
1 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) Apple
3 1 (6.25%) ESRI
3 1 (6.25%) Facebook
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