Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 10 16
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6 +24
Permanent jobs citing Python 75 107 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 13.49% 17.12% 14.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.69% 20.98% 22.01%
Number of salaries quoted 68 63 42
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £28,750 £33,750 £26,550
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £55,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -

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 381 510 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 68.53% 81.60% 67.47%
Number of salaries quoted 327 295 205
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +6.41% +4.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £22,050
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,892 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.17% +3.78% +5.26%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 0 72 £40,000 -20.00% 10
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 35 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 34 (45.33%) Software Engineering
3 32 (42.67%) Linux
4 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (28.00%) Perl
5 21 (28.00%) Unit Testing
5 21 (28.00%) Bash Shell
6 20 (26.67%) React
6 20 (26.67%) Unix
7 19 (25.33%) Scrum
7 19 (25.33%) Kanban
7 19 (25.33%) Fintech
8 18 (24.00%) Ruby
9 17 (22.67%) Java
10 16 (21.33%) LAN
10 16 (21.33%) WAN
10 16 (21.33%) Configuration Management
10 16 (21.33%) SMTP
10 16 (21.33%) DHCP
10 16 (21.33%) NFS
10 16 (21.33%) TCP/IP
10 16 (21.33%) DNS
10 16 (21.33%) SAN
10 16 (21.33%) Ubuntu
10 16 (21.33%) SSH
10 16 (21.33%) Solaris
10 16 (21.33%) NAS
10 16 (21.33%) Capacity Planning
10 16 (21.33%) Puppet
11 15 (20.00%) TypeScript

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) AWS
2 2 (2.67%) Azure
3 1 (1.33%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.33%) DHCP
1 16 (21.33%) DNS
1 16 (21.33%) LAN
1 16 (21.33%) NAS
1 16 (21.33%) SAN
1 16 (21.33%) SMTP
1 16 (21.33%) SSH
1 16 (21.33%) TCP/IP
1 16 (21.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) Big Data
2 5 (6.67%) MySQL
3 4 (5.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (18.67%) webpack
2 3 (4.00%) GitLab
3 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.33%) Gradle
3 1 (1.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.33%) JUnit
3 1 (1.33%) Maven
3 1 (1.33%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.33%) Selenium
3 1 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (6.67%) Retail
2 3 (4.00%) Finance
3 2 (2.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.33%) Electronics
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (48.00%) Developer
2 19 (25.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 16 (21.33%) Junior
3 16 (21.33%) Junior Unix Engineer
3 16 (21.33%) Unix Engineer
4 13 (17.33%) React Developer
5 9 (12.00%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Python Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.67%) Engineering Manager
10 2 (2.67%) Integration Engineer
10 2 (2.67%) Software Test Engineer
10 2 (2.67%) SQL Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (26.67%) React
2 14 (18.67%) Redux
3 7 (9.33%) AngularJS
4 6 (8.00%) .NET
4 6 (8.00%) RESTful
5 5 (6.67%) Django
5 5 (6.67%) Flask
5 5 (6.67%) Swagger
6 3 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (2.67%) CSS
7 2 (2.67%) HTML
7 2 (2.67%) Node.js
7 2 (2.67%) Vue.js
8 1 (1.33%) .NET Core
8 1 (1.33%) Angular 2
8 1 (1.33%) MEAN Stack
8 1 (1.33%) PyTorch
8 1 (1.33%) SciPy
8 1 (1.33%) Swing
8 1 (1.33%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.33%) Clustering
4 1 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.33%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 32 (42.67%) Linux
2 20 (26.67%) Unix
3 16 (21.33%) Solaris
3 16 (21.33%) Ubuntu
4 6 (8.00%) Windows
5 2 (2.67%) Android
5 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.33%) Software Engineering
2 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (28.00%) Unit Testing
4 19 (25.33%) Fintech
4 19 (25.33%) Kanban
4 19 (25.33%) Scrum
5 16 (21.33%) Capacity Planning
5 16 (21.33%) Configuration Management
6 14 (18.67%) Front End Development
7 11 (14.67%) Analytics
7 11 (14.67%) Microservices
8 10 (13.33%) DevOps
9 8 (10.67%) Test Automation
10 6 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (6.67%) API Design
11 5 (6.67%) BDD
11 5 (6.67%) TDD
12 4 (5.33%) Data Analytics
13 3 (4.00%) Problem Management
13 3 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 21 (28.00%) Bash Shell
2 21 (28.00%) Perl
3 18 (24.00%) Ruby
4 17 (22.67%) Java
5 15 (20.00%) TypeScript
6 13 (17.33%) SQL
7 6 (8.00%) C++
7 6 (8.00%) PHP
8 4 (5.33%) C
9 3 (4.00%) C#
10 2 (2.67%) Go
10 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.67%) VBA
11 1 (1.33%) Google Apps Script
11 1 (1.33%) R
11 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.33%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 16 (21.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (21.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (4.00%) Telerik
2 1 (1.33%) Facebook
2 1 (1.33%) Google