Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 13 37
Rank change year-on-year +2 +24 -1
Permanent jobs citing Python 81 53 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 13.43% 13.35% 5.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.49% 20.00% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 53 34 13
Northern Ireland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,325 £25,800
90th Percentile £77,000 £72,500 £63,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 377 265 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 62.52% 66.75% 67.87%
Number of salaries quoted 251 202 195
Northern Ireland median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,275 £25,150
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 18 August 2019.

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 18 August 2019. 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 +3 79 £45,000 - 18
County Londonderry - 1 £75,000 -
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 42 (51.85%) Java
2 41 (50.62%) Linux
3 29 (35.80%) DevOps
4 26 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (30.86%) Software Engineering
5 25 (30.86%) Ruby
6 24 (29.63%) C
6 24 (29.63%) C++
7 22 (27.16%) Go
8 21 (25.93%) Perl
8 21 (25.93%) Unix
9 20 (24.69%) SaaS
10 19 (23.46%) JavaScript
11 17 (20.99%) ITIL
12 16 (19.75%) Problem Management
13 15 (18.52%) Smartphone
13 15 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 15 (18.52%) Wireshark
13 15 (18.52%) Management Information System
13 15 (18.52%) Internet
13 15 (18.52%) Shell Script
13 15 (18.52%) TCP/IP
13 15 (18.52%) PHP
13 15 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (18.52%) ITIL V3
13 15 (18.52%) High Availability
13 15 (18.52%) Internet of Things
13 15 (18.52%) Task Automation
14 14 (17.28%) SQL
15 13 (16.05%) 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 4 (4.94%) SAS
2 1 (1.23%) Apache
2 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.23%) Confluence
2 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 20 (24.69%) SaaS
2 15 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.94%) Power Platform
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.47%) Serverless
5 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.23%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.52%) Internet
1 15 (18.52%) TCP/IP
1 15 (18.52%) Wireshark
2 4 (4.94%) VPN
3 3 (3.70%) Firewall
3 3 (3.70%) HTTPS
3 3 (3.70%) SMPP
3 3 (3.70%) SMS
4 2 (2.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.17%) MySQL
3 4 (4.94%) Big Data
3 4 (4.94%) Power BI
3 4 (4.94%) Text Mining
4 2 (2.47%) Blockchain
4 2 (2.47%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.23%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.17%) JIRA
3 4 (4.94%) IDA Disassembler
3 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.94%) webpack
4 3 (3.70%) Maven
5 2 (2.47%) Subversion
6 1 (1.23%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.23%) Gradle
General
1 6 (7.41%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Legal
3 4 (4.94%) General Ledger
3 4 (4.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.70%) Advertising
4 3 (3.70%) Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Front Office
6 1 (1.23%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (33.33%) Developer
2 19 (23.46%) Support Engineer
3 16 (19.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (18.52%) Infrastructure Support
4 15 (18.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 12 (14.81%) Software Developer
6 10 (12.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Security Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Senior Security Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.94%) Python Developer
8 4 (4.94%) QA Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.05%) AngularJS
2 6 (7.41%) .NET
2 6 (7.41%) Web Services
3 5 (6.17%) React
3 5 (6.17%) Redux
4 4 (4.94%) REST
4 4 (4.94%) SOAP
5 3 (3.70%) Django
5 3 (3.70%) Flask
5 3 (3.70%) LAMP
5 3 (3.70%) Node.js
5 3 (3.70%) RESTful
5 3 (3.70%) Swagger
6 2 (2.47%) CSS
6 2 (2.47%) HTML
6 2 (2.47%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (2.47%) XML
7 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.23%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) Internet of Things
1 15 (18.52%) Management Information System
1 15 (18.52%) Smartphone
2 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.17%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.94%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.94%) User Experience
5 3 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (3.70%) Smartcard
6 2 (2.47%) Derivative
6 2 (2.47%) Equities
6 2 (2.47%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.23%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 41 (50.62%) Linux
2 21 (25.93%) Unix
3 1 (1.23%) Android
3 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.23%) CentOS
3 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.80%) DevOps
2 26 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (30.86%) Software Engineering
4 17 (20.99%) ITIL
5 16 (19.75%) Problem Management
6 15 (18.52%) High Availability
6 15 (18.52%) ITIL V3
6 15 (18.52%) Task Automation
7 10 (12.35%) Analytics
8 8 (9.88%) Data Analytics
8 8 (9.88%) Fintech
8 8 (9.88%) Kanban
8 8 (9.88%) Microservices
8 8 (9.88%) Scrum
9 7 (8.64%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (8.64%) Data Science
9 7 (8.64%) OO
9 7 (8.64%) Unit Testing
10 6 (7.41%) BDD
10 6 (7.41%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 42 (51.85%) Java
2 25 (30.86%) Ruby
3 24 (29.63%) C
3 24 (29.63%) C++
4 22 (27.16%) Go
5 21 (25.93%) Perl
6 19 (23.46%) JavaScript
7 15 (18.52%) PHP
7 15 (18.52%) Shell Script
8 14 (17.28%) SQL
9 11 (13.58%) R
10 8 (9.88%) Bash Shell
11 7 (8.64%) C#
12 5 (6.17%) TypeScript
13 3 (3.70%) Scala
14 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
15 1 (1.23%) Clojure
15 1 (1.23%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) PhD
3 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.23%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (11.11%) QA
3 4 (4.94%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (9.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Kubernetes
1 5 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.17%) Puppet
2 4 (4.94%) Nagios
3 3 (3.70%) Kibana
4 2 (2.47%) Ansible
4 2 (2.47%) Terraform
5 1 (1.23%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 4 (4.94%) Alteryx
1 4 (4.94%) Tableau
2 3 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (1.23%) Google
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft