Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 37 22
Rank change year-on-year +16 -15 +25
Permanent jobs citing Python 49 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 10.75% 3.27% 8.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.44% 6.75% 11.71%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 3
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +36.00% -44.44%
10th Percentile £25,800 £22,500 £21,700
90th Percentile £53,000 £37,800 £31,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 298 163 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 65.35% 48.51% 68.94%
Number of salaries quoted 178 123 82
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £19,500 £27,500 £23,200
90th Percentile £49,125 £57,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Python 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 in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Python in Northern Ireland

Python
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +2 30 £40,000 +17.65% 3
County Down - 3 £25,000 -
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Python.

1 34 (69.39%) Finance
2 26 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (51.02%) Linux
4 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
5 20 (40.82%) .NET
6 19 (38.78%) C++
6 19 (38.78%) Degree
6 19 (38.78%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (36.73%) Jenkins
7 18 (36.73%) Software Engineering
8 17 (34.69%) Puppet
9 15 (30.61%) Computer Science
9 15 (30.61%) TCP/IP
9 15 (30.61%) Bash Shell
9 15 (30.61%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (30.61%) AngularJS
9 15 (30.61%) Node.js
10 14 (28.57%) Docker
10 14 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
10 14 (28.57%) Legal
10 14 (28.57%) Scrum
11 13 (26.53%) Ruby
11 13 (26.53%) C
11 13 (26.53%) DevOps
11 13 (26.53%) PaaS
12 12 (24.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 12 (24.49%) Bitbucket
12 12 (24.49%) ArchiMate
12 12 (24.49%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (24.49%) Kanban

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 12 (24.49%) BizTalk Server
1 12 (24.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 12 (24.49%) SharePoint
1 12 (24.49%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (6.12%) nginx
3 2 (4.08%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (38.78%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (26.53%) PaaS
3 12 (24.49%) iPaaS
3 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (24.49%) SaaS
4 6 (12.24%) Amazon S3
5 2 (4.08%) GitHub
5 2 (4.08%) Slack
5 2 (4.08%) Trello
6 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) TCP/IP
2 11 (22.45%) SSH
2 11 (22.45%) VPN
3 7 (14.29%) HTTP
4 5 (10.20%) DHCP
4 5 (10.20%) DNS
4 5 (10.20%) Firewall
4 5 (10.20%) FTP
4 5 (10.20%) IP Telephony
4 5 (10.20%) Kerberos
4 5 (10.20%) LAN
4 5 (10.20%) LDAP
4 5 (10.20%) SAN
4 5 (10.20%) SMTP
4 5 (10.20%) SNMP
4 5 (10.20%) SSL
4 5 (10.20%) WAN
5 2 (4.08%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (4.08%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (10.20%) SQLite
2 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.12%) MySQL
3 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.08%) Redis
5 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.04%) Flink
5 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.04%) HSQLDB
Development Applications
1 18 (36.73%) Jenkins
2 12 (24.49%) Bitbucket
2 12 (24.49%) GitLab
3 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
3 8 (16.33%) Robot Framework
4 5 (10.20%) Subversion
5 2 (4.08%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (4.08%) Mocha
5 2 (4.08%) Selenium
6 1 (2.04%) Android Studio
6 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.04%) JUnit
6 1 (2.04%) Xcode
General
1 34 (69.39%) Finance
2 14 (28.57%) Legal
3 6 (12.24%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) Architect
2 12 (24.49%) Technical Architect
3 9 (18.37%) Python Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Junior
5 6 (12.24%) Test Automation Specialist
5 6 (12.24%) Test Scripter
5 6 (12.24%) Test Specialist
6 5 (10.20%) Junior Network Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Network Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Unix Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Unix Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Applications Developer
7 3 (6.12%) C++ Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Junior C# Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Junior Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.82%) .NET
2 15 (30.61%) AngularJS
2 15 (30.61%) Node.js
3 6 (12.24%) .NET Framework
4 4 (8.16%) WebSockets
5 3 (6.12%) CSS
5 3 (6.12%) CSS3
5 3 (6.12%) HTML
5 3 (6.12%) HTML5
5 3 (6.12%) J2EE
5 3 (6.12%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (4.08%) Ajax
6 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.08%) Flask
6 2 (4.08%) Jinja
6 2 (4.08%) jQuery
6 2 (4.08%) MEAN Stack
6 2 (4.08%) React
6 2 (4.08%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Computer Science
2 12 (24.49%) Fintech
2 12 (24.49%) User Experience
3 10 (20.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.08%) CAN bus
5 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (51.02%) Linux
2 12 (24.49%) Unix
3 5 (10.20%) Debian
3 5 (10.20%) Solaris
4 1 (2.04%) Android
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) Software Engineering
3 15 (30.61%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (28.57%) Scrum
5 13 (26.53%) DevOps
6 12 (24.49%) ArchiMate
6 12 (24.49%) CRM
6 12 (24.49%) Data Migration
6 12 (24.49%) Data Security
6 12 (24.49%) Kanban
6 12 (24.49%) Microservices
6 12 (24.49%) Migration
6 12 (24.49%) Open Source
6 12 (24.49%) Open Source Development
6 12 (24.49%) SDLC
6 12 (24.49%) SOA
6 12 (24.49%) Software Architecture
6 12 (24.49%) UML
7 10 (20.41%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (20.41%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) C++
2 15 (30.61%) Bash Shell
3 13 (26.53%) C
3 13 (26.53%) Ruby
4 12 (24.49%) PHP
5 11 (22.45%) Java
6 7 (14.29%) Perl
7 6 (12.24%) Groovy
8 5 (10.20%) SQL
9 4 (8.16%) C#
10 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
11 2 (4.08%) VBA
12 1 (2.04%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 19 (38.78%) Degree
2 14 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (10.20%) CCNA
4 5 (10.20%) CCNP
4 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) GDPR
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 14 (28.57%) Docker
2 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.20%) NFS
2 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 17 (34.69%) Puppet
2 12 (24.49%) Kubernetes
2 12 (24.49%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (10.20%) Nagios
4 1 (2.04%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.49%) Oracle
3 10 (20.41%) HP
4 7 (14.29%) Cisco
5 6 (12.24%) Red Hat
6 5 (10.20%) 3PAR
6 5 (10.20%) EMC
6 5 (10.20%) IBM
6 5 (10.20%) NetApp
6 5 (10.20%) SonicWALL
6 5 (10.20%) Symantec
6 5 (10.20%) VMware
7 2 (4.08%) Google
8 1 (2.04%) Apple
8 1 (2.04%) Greenplum
8 1 (2.04%) Hortonworks
8 1 (2.04%) Juniper
8 1 (2.04%) Xamarin