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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 27 9
Rank change year-on-year +4 -18  
Permanent jobs citing Python 11 4 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.82% 2.58% 23.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.59% 6.15% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 8
Median salary £31,250 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.50% +42.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £34,750 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £37,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 128 65 91
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 67.72% 41.94% 61.49%
Number of salaries quoted 94 60 48
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing Python as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +6 11 £31,250 -13.79% 1
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 10 (71.43%) Unix
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) LAN
4 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) CCNP
4 4 (28.57%) CCNA
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (28.57%) IP Telephony
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 3 (21.43%) Workflow
5 3 (21.43%) Murex MxML
5 3 (21.43%) SonicWALL
5 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
5 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
5 3 (21.43%) Workflow Development
5 3 (21.43%) Fintech
5 3 (21.43%) Data Mart
5 3 (21.43%) Derivative
5 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
5 3 (21.43%) Spring
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) Symantec
5 3 (21.43%) FpML
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) Murex

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 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
1 2 (14.29%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) IP Telephony
1 4 (28.57%) LAN
1 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Data Mart
1 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) Big Data
2 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Junior
2 3 (21.43%) Junior Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Data Scientist
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) iOS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead iOS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Python Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Site Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) FpML
1 3 (21.43%) Murex MxML
1 3 (21.43%) Spring
1 3 (21.43%) Struts
2 1 (7.14%) Django
2 1 (7.14%) Node.js
2 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
1 3 (21.43%) Derivative
1 3 (21.43%) Fintech
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Unix
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
4 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (21.43%) Workflow
1 3 (21.43%) Workflow Development
2 2 (14.29%) Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) ETL
2 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 2 (14.29%) Multithreaded Programming
2 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (14.29%) Physics
2 2 (14.29%) Predictive Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
2 2 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 3 (21.43%) Perl
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) C
4 2 (14.29%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
4 2 (14.29%) R
5 1 (7.14%) Apple Swift
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCNA
1 4 (28.57%) CCNP
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) KVM
1 2 (14.29%) oVirt
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Murex
2 3 (21.43%) SonicWALL
2 3 (21.43%) Symantec
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper
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