Period
to

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 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
17 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 18 8 5
Rank change year-on-year -10 -3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Python 134 147 79
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 15.64% 21.21% 21.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.72% 31.34% 32.78%
Number of salaries quoted 33 71 36
10th Percentile £32,900 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £46,125 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £75,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -30.00% +66.67% -5.26%
75th Percentile £62,500 £82,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £80,750 - £60,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.96% +6.25%

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 542 469 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 63.24% 67.68% 66.57%
Number of salaries quoted 196 262 89
10th Percentile £30,375 £27,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £38,063 £31,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,250 £42,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.24% -15.00% +17.65%
75th Percentile £61,250 £62,188 £56,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £79,875 £60,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

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 17 August 2022.

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 August 2022. 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
Jobs
County Antrim -8 130 £50,000 -33.33% 11
County Down -10 2 £70,000 -
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 2022, 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.

1 104 (77.61%) Agile
2 71 (52.99%) Degree
3 68 (50.75%) Finance
4 61 (45.52%) Problem-Solving
5 57 (42.54%) Software Engineering
5 57 (42.54%) Computer Science
6 54 (40.30%) AWS
7 50 (37.31%) Analytics
7 50 (37.31%) GCP
8 48 (35.82%) DevOps
9 46 (34.33%) .NET
10 45 (33.58%) SQL
11 44 (32.84%) Kubernetes
12 43 (32.09%) Cloud Native
13 42 (31.34%) Linux
14 40 (29.85%) Mathematics
14 40 (29.85%) .NET Core
14 40 (29.85%) Computer Science Degree
15 39 (29.10%) Microservices
15 39 (29.10%) Kafka
15 39 (29.10%) Risk Management
16 38 (28.36%) Derivative
16 38 (28.36%) Low Latency
16 38 (28.36%) Spring Boot
16 38 (28.36%) Creative Problem-Solving
16 38 (28.36%) Critical Thinking
17 32 (23.88%) Java
18 29 (21.64%) C#
19 28 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
19 28 (20.90%) Visualisation

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 1 (0.75%) Apache Airflow
1 1 (0.75%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.75%) Confluence
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.75%) Simulink
2 1 (0.75%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 54 (40.30%) AWS
2 50 (37.31%) GCP
3 19 (14.18%) Azure
4 10 (7.46%) GitHub
4 10 (7.46%) Power Platform
5 6 (4.48%) Google Analytics
6 3 (2.24%) Azure DevOps
6 3 (2.24%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 3 (2.24%) Snowflake
7 2 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.49%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (1.49%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.49%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.75%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.75%) Datadog
8 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.43%) Internet
2 9 (6.72%) Wireshark
3 3 (2.24%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.75%) DNS
4 1 (0.75%) ICMP
4 1 (0.75%) LAN
4 1 (0.75%) Telnet
4 1 (0.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.42%) Big Data
2 18 (13.43%) Data Lake
3 10 (7.46%) Power BI
4 7 (5.22%) Tableau
5 6 (4.48%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.24%) MySQL
7 3 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.24%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.49%) DynamoDB
8 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.75%) Amazon QuickSight
9 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.75%) DB2
9 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (8.96%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.99%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.99%) Robot Framework
2 4 (2.99%) Selenium
3 3 (2.24%) JIRA
4 1 (0.75%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.75%) CircleCI
4 1 (0.75%) GitLab
4 1 (0.75%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
General
1 68 (50.75%) Finance
2 28 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (14.18%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 19 (14.18%) Legal
4 17 (12.69%) Social Skills
5 11 (8.21%) Electronics
6 6 (4.48%) Marketing
7 3 (2.24%) Law
7 3 (2.24%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (1.49%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.75%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 84 (62.69%) Graduate
2 22 (16.42%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (14.18%) Software Engineering Graduate
3 19 (14.18%) Software Testing Engineer
3 19 (14.18%) Testing Engineer
4 14 (10.45%) Developer
5 11 (8.21%) Analyst
6 10 (7.46%) Software Engineer
7 9 (6.72%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 8 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (5.22%) Data Engineer
10 6 (4.48%) Marketing Analyst
10 6 (4.48%) Senior Marketing Analyst
10 6 (4.48%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.73%) Data Analyst
11 5 (3.73%) Python Developer
12 3 (2.24%) Architect
12 3 (2.24%) Senior Data Engineer
12 3 (2.24%) Software Architect
13 2 (1.49%) Principal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (34.33%) .NET
2 40 (29.85%) .NET Core
3 39 (29.10%) Kafka
4 38 (28.36%) Spring Boot
5 20 (14.93%) REST
6 19 (14.18%) Spring
7 10 (7.46%) Node.js
8 6 (4.48%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.99%) React
10 3 (2.24%) ATL
11 2 (1.49%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (1.49%) Django
11 2 (1.49%) Vue.js
12 1 (0.75%) NumPy
12 1 (0.75%) Pandas
12 1 (0.75%) SciPy
12 1 (0.75%) TensorFlow
12 1 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (32.09%) Cloud Native
2 38 (28.36%) Derivative
3 20 (14.93%) Blockchain
4 18 (13.43%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (6.72%) Video\Live Streaming
6 6 (4.48%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.99%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.49%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.49%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.75%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.75%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.75%) FPGA
10 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (31.34%) Linux
2 22 (16.42%) Unix
3 9 (6.72%) Android
3 9 (6.72%) Apple iOS
3 9 (6.72%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (77.61%) Agile
2 61 (45.52%) Problem-Solving
3 57 (42.54%) Computer Science
3 57 (42.54%) Software Engineering
4 50 (37.31%) Analytics
5 48 (35.82%) DevOps
6 40 (29.85%) Mathematics
7 39 (29.10%) Microservices
7 39 (29.10%) Risk Management
8 38 (28.36%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 38 (28.36%) Critical Thinking
8 38 (28.36%) Low Latency
9 28 (20.90%) Visualisation
10 27 (20.15%) Test Automation
11 25 (18.66%) Data Visualisation
12 24 (17.91%) Mentoring
13 23 (17.16%) Coaching
13 23 (17.16%) Machine Learning
14 22 (16.42%) Data Analytics
14 22 (16.42%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 45 (33.58%) SQL
2 32 (23.88%) Java
3 29 (21.64%) C#
4 14 (10.45%) Bash
5 12 (8.96%) JavaScript
6 10 (7.46%) C++
6 10 (7.46%) Perl
6 10 (7.46%) R
7 9 (6.72%) Kotlin
8 7 (5.22%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.99%) Go
10 3 (2.24%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.75%) C
11 1 (0.75%) Ruby
11 1 (0.75%) Rust
11 1 (0.75%) Scala
11 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.75%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 71 (52.99%) Degree
2 40 (29.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.49%) Azure Certification
3 2 (1.49%) CCNA
3 2 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.75%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.75%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
4 1 (0.75%) HNC
4 1 (0.75%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.43%) Accessibility
1 18 (13.43%) SLA
2 13 (9.70%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (6.72%) Firmware
2 6 (4.48%) Docker
3 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 44 (32.84%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.24%) Ansible
3 2 (1.49%) Terraform
4 1 (0.75%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (14.93%) SAP
2 9 (6.72%) Xamarin
3 7 (5.22%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.48%) Google
5 4 (2.99%) Juniper
6 3 (2.24%) Oracle
7 2 (1.49%) ABBYY
7 2 (1.49%) Automation Anywhere
7 2 (1.49%) Cisco
7 2 (1.49%) Citrix
7 2 (1.49%) Databricks
7 2 (1.49%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.49%) UiPath
8 1 (0.75%) Coverity
8 1 (0.75%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.75%) Netezza
8 1 (0.75%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.75%) Splunk
8 1 (0.75%) Teradata
8 1 (0.75%) VMware