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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 12 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -2
Permanent jobs citing Python 6 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 10.17% 4.41% 4.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.22% 6.77% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 7
Average salary £25,000 £48,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.71% +21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £39,750 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £57,750 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
37 133 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 62.71% 65.20% 62.65%
Number of salaries quoted 32 62 80
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
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 2 September 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 +22 6 £25,000 -33.33% 1
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 31 (77.50%) Java
2 28 (70.00%) Degree
3 24 (60.00%) Computer Science
4 23 (57.50%) C++
5 19 (47.50%) Management Information System
5 19 (47.50%) Software Engineering
6 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (42.50%) SQL
6 17 (42.50%) Analytics
7 14 (35.00%) Linux
7 14 (35.00%) Ruby
8 13 (32.50%) Operations Research
8 13 (32.50%) Economics
9 12 (30.00%) Rapid7
9 12 (30.00%) Visualisation
10 11 (27.50%) UNIX
10 11 (27.50%) HTML
11 10 (25.00%) Risk Management
11 10 (25.00%) Finance
11 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (25.00%) NoSQL
11 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
12 9 (22.50%) Tableau
12 9 (22.50%) QlikView
12 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (22.50%) .NET
12 9 (22.50%) OO
12 9 (22.50%) SAP
12 9 (22.50%) SAS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (22.50%) SAS
2 6 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (7.50%) OpenStack
4 2 (5.00%) Apache
4 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.50%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) JBoss
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.50%) Confluence
5 1 (2.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.50%) MS Office
3 4 (10.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.00%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (7.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (15.00%) Wireshark
3 4 (10.00%) HTTP
4 3 (7.50%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.50%) Firewall
5 1 (2.50%) FTP
5 1 (2.50%) VPN
5 1 (2.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 9 (22.50%) QlikView
3 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
4 6 (15.00%) Big Data
4 6 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (15.00%) RDBMS
5 5 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (10.00%) Hadoop
7 3 (7.50%) MySQL
8 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
9 1 (2.50%) SQLite
9 1 (2.50%) Redis
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.00%) Ant
2 6 (15.00%) Maven
3 3 (7.50%) Selenium
3 3 (7.50%) Metasploit
3 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.50%) Mercurial
3 3 (7.50%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.50%) Capybara
4 2 (5.00%) Valgrind
5 1 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.50%) Mocha
5 1 (2.50%) JIRA
5 1 (2.50%) Xcode
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Retail
2 8 (20.00%) Marketing
2 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Consultant
3 6 (15.00%) Software Development Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Lead Software Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Development Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Graduate
5 4 (10.00%) Data Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Data Analytics Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Test Automation Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Development Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Automation Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Software Development Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Test Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.00%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior QA Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) HTML
2 9 (22.50%) .NET
3 8 (20.00%) Web Services
4 7 (17.50%) XML
4 7 (17.50%) CSS
5 3 (7.50%) JSON
6 2 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (5.00%) jQuery
6 2 (5.00%) HTML5
7 1 (2.50%) REST
7 1 (2.50%) CSS3
7 1 (2.50%) WebSockets
7 1 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.50%) D3.js
7 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.50%) Express
7 1 (2.50%) XSLT
7 1 (2.50%) Flash
7 1 (2.50%) LAMP
7 1 (2.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 19 (47.50%) Management Information System
3 13 (32.50%) Economics
4 12 (30.00%) Visualisation
5 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (20.00%) Algorithms
6 8 (20.00%) Social Media
6 8 (20.00%) Data Extraction
7 7 (17.50%) User Experience
8 6 (15.00%) Mathematics
9 5 (12.50%) Physics
9 5 (12.50%) Chemistry
9 5 (12.50%) Psychology
9 5 (12.50%) Statistics
9 5 (12.50%) GIS
10 3 (7.50%) Public Cloud
11 1 (2.50%) iPad
11 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (2.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Linux
2 11 (27.50%) UNIX
3 6 (15.00%) Mac OS X
4 4 (10.00%) Windows
5 2 (5.00%) Solaris
5 2 (5.00%) CentOS
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Software Engineering
2 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (42.50%) Analytics
3 13 (32.50%) Operations Research
4 10 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 9 (22.50%) OO
5 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 8 (20.00%) Scrum
6 8 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 8 (20.00%) Customer Analytics
6 8 (20.00%) Demand Forecasting
6 8 (20.00%) SDLC
7 7 (17.50%) Validation
7 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Computer Security
8 6 (15.00%) Open Source
8 6 (15.00%) MapReduce
8 6 (15.00%) SOA
8 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 31 (77.50%) Java
2 23 (57.50%) C++
3 17 (42.50%) SQL
4 14 (35.00%) Ruby
5 8 (20.00%) VBA
6 6 (15.00%) Perl
6 6 (15.00%) C
6 6 (15.00%) C#
7 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (10.00%) R
8 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (70.00%) Degree
2 8 (20.00%) CIMA
2 8 (20.00%) MBA
3 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.50%) VirtualBox
2 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
2 3 (7.50%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (7.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Nmap
2 4 (10.00%) Puppet
3 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.00%) Nagios
5 1 (2.50%) Munin
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Rapid7
2 9 (22.50%) Tableau
2 9 (22.50%) SAP
3 7 (17.50%) VMware
4 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.00%) Oracle
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.00%) Coverity
6 1 (2.50%) New Relic
Belfast, County Antrim
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago