Period
to 17 January 2018

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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 37 18
Rank change year-on-year +22 -19 +22
Permanent jobs citing Python 70 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 15.25% 2.96% 12.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.51% 5.70% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 44 11 22
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -2.86% -26.32%
10th Percentile £26,650 £26,750 £30,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £45,000 £43,750
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 311 193 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 67.76% 51.88% 68.69%
Number of salaries quoted 205 158 115
Northern Ireland median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -6.25% +4.58%
10th Percentile £22,050 £26,675 £27,050
90th Percentile £52,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 January 2018.

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 January 2018. 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 +10 49 £40,000 +17.65% 18
County Down - 4 £25,000 -
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 32 (45.71%) Finance
2 31 (44.29%) Linux
3 27 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (35.71%) .NET
5 24 (34.29%) C++
5 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
6 23 (32.86%) Amazon AWS
7 21 (30.00%) Puppet
7 21 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 21 (30.00%) Ruby
7 21 (30.00%) Degree
8 20 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (27.14%) Java
10 18 (25.71%) C
10 18 (25.71%) Bash Shell
10 18 (25.71%) Jenkins
10 18 (25.71%) DevOps
11 17 (24.29%) TCP/IP
12 16 (22.86%) Docker
13 15 (21.43%) Open Source
13 15 (21.43%) Unix
13 15 (21.43%) Legal
14 14 (20.00%) Scrum
14 14 (20.00%) PHP
14 14 (20.00%) SQL
14 14 (20.00%) Node.js
14 14 (20.00%) Test Automation
14 14 (20.00%) Computer Science
14 14 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
14 14 (20.00%) AngularJS

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 (17.14%) BizTalk Server
1 12 (17.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 12 (17.14%) SharePoint
1 12 (17.14%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (8.57%) Apache Airflow
2 6 (8.57%) Luigi
3 3 (4.29%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.86%) Apache
4 2 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.86%) nginx
4 2 (2.86%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.86%) SAS
5 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (32.86%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (18.57%) PaaS
3 12 (17.14%) iPaaS
3 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (17.14%) SaaS
4 8 (11.43%) Amazon S3
5 4 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.86%) GitHub
6 2 (2.86%) Slack
6 2 (2.86%) Trello
7 1 (1.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (24.29%) TCP/IP
2 11 (15.71%) SSH
3 9 (12.86%) VPN
4 6 (8.57%) HTTP
5 5 (7.14%) DHCP
5 5 (7.14%) DNS
5 5 (7.14%) FTP
5 5 (7.14%) Kerberos
5 5 (7.14%) LDAP
5 5 (7.14%) SAN
5 5 (7.14%) SMTP
5 5 (7.14%) SNMP
5 5 (7.14%) SSL
6 4 (5.71%) Firewall
6 4 (5.71%) LAN
6 4 (5.71%) Modbus
6 4 (5.71%) WAN
7 3 (4.29%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.43%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.57%) Azkaban
2 6 (8.57%) MySQL
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.57%) SQLite
3 5 (7.14%) Looker
3 5 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.29%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (2.86%) Big Data
6 2 (2.86%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.43%) Flink
7 1 (1.43%) HSQLDB
7 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (25.71%) Jenkins
2 12 (17.14%) Bitbucket
2 12 (17.14%) GitLab
3 11 (15.71%) Git (software)
4 7 (10.00%) Robot Framework
5 5 (7.14%) Subversion
6 1 (1.43%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.43%) JUnit
6 1 (1.43%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.43%) Mocha
6 1 (1.43%) Selenium
6 1 (1.43%) Xcode
General
1 32 (45.71%) Finance
2 15 (21.43%) Legal
3 6 (8.57%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.29%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (35.71%) Developer
2 13 (18.57%) Python Developer
3 12 (17.14%) Architect
3 12 (17.14%) Technical Architect
4 7 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 7 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 7 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Junior
5 6 (8.57%) Software Test Specialist
5 6 (8.57%) Test Automation Specialist
5 6 (8.57%) Test Scripter
5 6 (8.57%) Test Specialist
6 5 (7.14%) Senior Unix Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.71%) C++/Java Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Data Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Graduate C# Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Graduate Java Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Graduate Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.71%) .NET
2 14 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 14 (20.00%) Node.js
3 6 (8.57%) .NET Framework
3 6 (8.57%) CSS
3 6 (8.57%) HTML
4 4 (5.71%) J2EE
5 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (4.29%) WebSockets
6 2 (2.86%) Ajax
6 2 (2.86%) CSS3
6 2 (2.86%) Flask
6 2 (2.86%) HTML5
6 2 (2.86%) Jinja
6 2 (2.86%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (2.86%) Pandas
6 2 (2.86%) React
6 2 (2.86%) SQLAlchemy
7 1 (1.43%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (17.14%) User Experience
3 11 (15.71%) Fintech
4 8 (11.43%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.71%) CAN bus
5 4 (5.71%) Public Cloud
6 3 (4.29%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (44.29%) Linux
2 15 (21.43%) Unix
3 5 (7.14%) Debian
3 5 (7.14%) Solaris
4 2 (2.86%) CentOS
5 1 (1.43%) Android
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 20 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (25.71%) DevOps
5 15 (21.43%) Open Source
6 14 (20.00%) Scrum
6 14 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 12 (17.14%) ArchiMate
7 12 (17.14%) CRM
7 12 (17.14%) Data Migration
7 12 (17.14%) Data Security
7 12 (17.14%) Kanban
7 12 (17.14%) Microservices
7 12 (17.14%) Migration
7 12 (17.14%) Open Source Development
7 12 (17.14%) SDLC
7 12 (17.14%) SOA
7 12 (17.14%) Software Architecture
7 12 (17.14%) UML
8 9 (12.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.29%) C++
2 21 (30.00%) Ruby
3 19 (27.14%) Java
4 18 (25.71%) Bash Shell
4 18 (25.71%) C
5 14 (20.00%) PHP
5 14 (20.00%) SQL
6 9 (12.86%) Perl
7 6 (8.57%) C#
7 6 (8.57%) Groovy
7 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.29%) VBA
9 2 (2.86%) R
9 2 (2.86%) Scala
10 1 (1.43%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 21 (30.00%) Degree
2 13 (18.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.29%) CCNA
4 3 (4.29%) CCNP
4 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) GDPR
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 16 (22.86%) Docker
2 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.14%) NFS
3 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.86%) KVM
4 2 (2.86%) LXC
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Flume
5 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (30.00%) Puppet
2 14 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (17.14%) Kubernetes
4 5 (7.14%) Nagios
5 3 (4.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.14%) Oracle
3 8 (11.43%) HP
3 8 (11.43%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.14%) 3PAR
4 5 (7.14%) Cisco
4 5 (7.14%) EMC
4 5 (7.14%) IBM
4 5 (7.14%) NetApp
5 4 (5.71%) Google
6 3 (4.29%) SonicWALL
6 3 (4.29%) Symantec
6 3 (4.29%) VMware
7 1 (1.43%) Apple
7 1 (1.43%) BT
7 1 (1.43%) Greenplum
7 1 (1.43%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.43%) Radianz
7 1 (1.43%) Xamarin