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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 21 14
Rank change year-on-year -20 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Python 2 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.72% 9.23% 13.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.38% 15.79% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 12
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 145 76 68
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 52.54% 58.46% 63.55%
Number of salaries quoted 117 57 47
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +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
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 28 March 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 -15 2 £50,000 +51.51% 3
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
4 3 (37.50%) LabVIEW
4 3 (37.50%) User Stories
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Ruby
6 1 (12.50%) Selenium
6 1 (12.50%) Django
6 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 1 (12.50%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Spring
6 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum

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 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) LabVIEW
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Test Automation Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) Test Scripter
1 3 (37.50%) Test Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Lead iOS Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Django
2 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
2 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) User Stories
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Apple Swift
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SaltStack
1 1 (12.50%) VMware
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