Period
to 7 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 12 16
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4 +19
Permanent jobs citing Python 78 82 49
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 21.43% 13.27% 12.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.23% 21.24% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 38 62 39
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £23,875 £21,600
90th Percentile £55,000 £100,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £63,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.83% +4.35% +4.55%

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 242 386 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 66.48% 62.46% 65.93%
Number of salaries quoted 86 263 208
Median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.06% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,000 £24,925
90th Percentile £60,000 £69,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Northern Ireland

Python
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Python in Northern Ireland

Python
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Python 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 6 months to 7 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +7 78 £45,000 - 10
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Python.

1 31 (39.74%) Linux
2 28 (35.90%) Software Engineering
3 27 (34.62%) C++
4 22 (28.21%) AWS
4 22 (28.21%) Docker
5 21 (26.92%) C#
6 20 (25.64%) Java
7 19 (24.36%) Azure
7 19 (24.36%) Kubernetes
8 16 (20.51%) Bash Shell
8 16 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (19.23%) WAN
9 15 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (17.95%) DevOps
10 14 (17.95%) Degree
10 14 (17.95%) Computer Science
10 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (16.67%) Perl
12 12 (15.38%) C
12 12 (15.38%) MATLAB
12 12 (15.38%) Django
13 11 (14.10%) OO
13 11 (14.10%) Flask
13 11 (14.10%) Puppet
13 11 (14.10%) GCP
14 10 (12.82%) Fintech
14 10 (12.82%) SQL
14 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
15 9 (11.54%) SMTP

Python
Co-occurring 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 6 (7.69%) OpenStack
2 5 (6.41%) Gunicorn
3 3 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.85%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (28.21%) AWS
2 19 (24.36%) Azure
3 11 (14.10%) GCP
4 5 (6.41%) SaaS
5 4 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.85%) G Suite
7 1 (1.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.23%) WAN
2 9 (11.54%) DHCP
2 9 (11.54%) DNS
2 9 (11.54%) LAN
2 9 (11.54%) NAS
2 9 (11.54%) SAN
2 9 (11.54%) SMTP
2 9 (11.54%) SSH
2 9 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.97%) Internet
4 3 (3.85%) SSL
5 1 (1.28%) 802.15
5 1 (1.28%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.28%) Wireless
5 1 (1.28%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.97%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.69%) Amazon Aurora
3 6 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.28%) MySQL
4 1 (1.28%) Redis
4 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.13%) Automake
2 4 (5.13%) GCC
2 4 (5.13%) GDB
3 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.85%) Selenium
4 2 (2.56%) JMeter
5 1 (1.28%) GitLab
General
1 8 (10.26%) Marketing
2 6 (7.69%) Automotive
3 4 (5.13%) Electronics
4 3 (3.85%) Finance
5 2 (2.56%) Games
5 2 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (44.87%) Developer
2 14 (17.95%) Python Developer
2 14 (17.95%) Software Developer
3 12 (15.38%) Junior
4 9 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Junior Unix Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Unix Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) C++ Developer
5 7 (8.97%) Embedded Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Python Developer - Fintech
7 5 (6.41%) Cryptography Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Python Web Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.13%) DevSecOps Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Django Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Python/Django Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) C++ Software Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.38%) Django
2 11 (14.10%) Flask
3 7 (8.97%) .NET
4 6 (7.69%) HTML
5 4 (5.13%) .NET Framework
5 4 (5.13%) AngularJS
5 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (3.85%) Natural Language Processing
6 3 (3.85%) Node.js
6 3 (3.85%) React
6 3 (3.85%) TensorFlow
6 3 (3.85%) Vue.js
7 2 (2.56%) GStreamer
7 2 (2.56%) Sass
7 2 (2.56%) Spring
8 1 (1.28%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.28%) Ionic Framework
8 1 (1.28%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.28%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.97%) Internet of Things
3 6 (7.69%) Industry 4.0
4 5 (6.41%) Smart City
5 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.85%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.85%) Robotics
6 2 (2.56%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.56%) Biotechnology
6 2 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.56%) Life Science
7 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.28%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 31 (39.74%) Linux
2 9 (11.54%) Solaris
2 9 (11.54%) Ubuntu
2 9 (11.54%) Unix
3 5 (6.41%) Windows
4 3 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.56%) Android
5 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.90%) Software Engineering
2 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (17.95%) Computer Science
4 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (17.95%) DevOps
5 11 (14.10%) OO
6 10 (12.82%) Fintech
7 9 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (11.54%) Configuration Management
7 9 (11.54%) Kanban
7 9 (11.54%) Mathematics
7 9 (11.54%) TDD
8 8 (10.26%) Customer Requirements
8 8 (10.26%) Machine Learning
8 8 (10.26%) Time Management
9 7 (8.97%) Mentoring
9 7 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (8.97%) Scrum
9 7 (8.97%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (34.62%) C++
2 21 (26.92%) C#
3 20 (25.64%) Java
4 16 (20.51%) Bash Shell
5 13 (16.67%) Perl
6 12 (15.38%) C
6 12 (15.38%) MATLAB
7 10 (12.82%) SQL
8 8 (10.26%) JavaScript
8 8 (10.26%) Ruby
9 7 (8.97%) Go
10 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
10 4 (5.13%) VB.NET
10 4 (5.13%) VBA
11 3 (3.85%) Google Apps Script
12 2 (2.56%) PHP
12 2 (2.56%) R
13 1 (1.28%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.28%) Scala
13 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.56%) PhD
3 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 4 (5.13%) NIST
1 4 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 22 (28.21%) Docker
2 9 (11.54%) NFS
3 6 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.69%) KVM
3 6 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (24.36%) Kubernetes
2 11 (14.10%) Puppet
3 6 (7.69%) Ansible
4 3 (3.85%) Kibana
5 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (5.13%) Google
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
1 4 (5.13%) UiPath
2 3 (3.85%) Automation Anywhere
2 3 (3.85%) Blue Prism
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle
3 2 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.28%) Splunk
4 1 (1.28%) Telerik