The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 23 15
Rank change year-on-year -10 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Python 2 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 0.91% 6.14% 6.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.50% 10.45% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 4
Median salary £50,000 £33,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.51% -8.96%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 133 67 42
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 60.45% 58.77% 57.53%
Number of salaries quoted 107 50 34
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% -1.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing Python as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Belfast

Python
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python in Belfast.

Salary trend for Python in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Python.

1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
4 3 (42.86%) LabVIEW
4 3 (42.86%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) User Stories
4 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
5 1 (14.29%) Apple Swift
5 1 (14.29%) Big Data
5 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
5 1 (14.29%) User Experience
5 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
5 1 (14.29%) JSON
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
5 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) Social Media
5 1 (14.29%) Heroku

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) LabVIEW
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripter
1 3 (42.86%) Test Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) iOS Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead iOS Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Django
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Apple Swift
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
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