Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 9 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 +15
Permanent jobs citing Python 64 86 60
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 20.06% 15.61% 14.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.89% 23.06% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 34 76 48
Median annual salary £55,000 £56,250 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +28.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £36,250 £25,625 £33,750
90th Percentile £63,500 £90,000 £69,875
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,203 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.50% +3.67% +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 238 373 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 74.61% 67.70% 70.92%
Number of salaries quoted 103 274 240
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £28,950 £26,250 £26,225
90th Percentile £64,750 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.85%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +2 59 £52,500 -4.55% 8
County Londonderry +3 1 £55,000 -26.67%
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 29 (45.31%) C++
2 25 (39.06%) Java
3 21 (32.81%) Software Engineering
4 19 (29.69%) C#
5 18 (28.13%) Cybersecurity
6 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (25.00%) Linux
7 16 (25.00%) Docker
7 16 (25.00%) Kubernetes
8 14 (21.88%) C
8 14 (21.88%) MATLAB
9 13 (20.31%) AWS
10 11 (17.19%) SQL
10 11 (17.19%) Go
11 10 (15.63%) Test Automation
11 10 (15.63%) Ruby
12 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (14.06%) Azure
12 9 (14.06%) Analytics
12 9 (14.06%) Fintech
13 8 (12.50%) Machine Learning
13 8 (12.50%) Microservices
13 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
13 8 (12.50%) GCP
13 8 (12.50%) Scrum
14 7 (10.94%) Automotive
14 7 (10.94%) Internet
14 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
14 7 (10.94%) OO
14 7 (10.94%) Cryptography

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 (9.38%) Gunicorn
2 3 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.69%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.31%) AWS
2 9 (14.06%) Azure
3 8 (12.50%) GCP
4 4 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.69%) G Suite
5 3 (4.69%) SaaS
6 1 (1.56%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (1.56%) GitHub
6 1 (1.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) Internet
2 3 (4.69%) SSL
3 1 (1.56%) DHCP
3 1 (1.56%) DNS
3 1 (1.56%) Ethereal
3 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.56%) NAS
3 1 (1.56%) SAN
3 1 (1.56%) SNMP
3 1 (1.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.56%) MySQL
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.25%) Selenium
3 3 (4.69%) Automake
3 3 (4.69%) GCC
3 3 (4.69%) GDB
3 3 (4.69%) JMeter
4 2 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.56%) Cypress.io
5 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.56%) JIRA
5 1 (1.56%) Mocha
5 1 (1.56%) REST Assured
5 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (10.94%) Automotive
2 6 (9.38%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Electronics
4 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Games
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (42.19%) Developer
2 13 (20.31%) Software Developer
3 8 (12.50%) Python Developer
4 7 (10.94%) C++ Developer
4 7 (10.94%) Cryptography Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Embedded Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Python Web Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Web Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Django Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Python/Django Developer
7 4 (6.25%) C++ Software Developer
7 4 (6.25%) DevSecOps Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Junior
8 3 (4.69%) Junior Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Junior Python Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Junior Python Web Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Junior Web Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) Django
2 6 (9.38%) Flask
3 5 (7.81%) HTML
3 5 (7.81%) Node.js
4 4 (6.25%) .NET
4 4 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 4 (6.25%) React
5 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.69%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (4.69%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (4.69%) TensorFlow
5 3 (4.69%) Vue.js
6 2 (3.13%) GStreamer
7 1 (1.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.56%) OAuth2
7 1 (1.56%) OpenID
7 1 (1.56%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.56%) REST
7 1 (1.56%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.94%) Industry 4.0
2 7 (10.94%) Internet of Things
2 7 (10.94%) Smart City
3 6 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.69%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.13%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.13%) Biotechnology
5 2 (3.13%) Life Science
5 2 (3.13%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.13%) Robotics
6 1 (1.56%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) Windows
3 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.13%) Android
4 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) Software Engineering
2 18 (28.13%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.63%) Test Automation
5 9 (14.06%) Analytics
5 9 (14.06%) Fintech
6 8 (12.50%) Machine Learning
6 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 8 (12.50%) Microservices
6 8 (12.50%) Scrum
7 7 (10.94%) Artificial Intelligence
7 7 (10.94%) Cryptography
7 7 (10.94%) DevOps
7 7 (10.94%) OO
7 7 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (9.38%) Mathematics
8 6 (9.38%) Web Application Development
8 6 (9.38%) Web Development
8 6 (9.38%) Workflow
9 5 (7.81%) KYC
Programming Languages
1 29 (45.31%) C++
2 25 (39.06%) Java
3 19 (29.69%) C#
4 14 (21.88%) C
4 14 (21.88%) MATLAB
5 11 (17.19%) Go
5 11 (17.19%) SQL
6 10 (15.63%) Ruby
7 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
8 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
9 5 (7.81%) Bash Shell
9 5 (7.81%) Perl
10 3 (4.69%) Embedded C++
10 3 (4.69%) Google Apps Script
10 3 (4.69%) VB.NET
10 3 (4.69%) VBA
11 2 (3.13%) R
12 1 (1.56%) PHP
12 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 4 (6.25%) NIST
1 4 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 16 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 5 (7.81%) Ansible
3 3 (4.69%) Kibana
4 2 (3.13%) Terraform
5 1 (1.56%) Nagios
5 1 (1.56%) OpenView
5 1 (1.56%) Puppet
5 1 (1.56%) WMI
5 1 (1.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.81%) Google
3 3 (4.69%) Automation Anywhere
3 3 (4.69%) Blue Prism
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle
3 3 (4.69%) UiPath
4 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.13%) Splunk
5 1 (1.56%) CA
5 1 (1.56%) HP
5 1 (1.56%) New Relic
5 1 (1.56%) VMware