Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 14 37
Rank change year-on-year +2 +23 -18
Permanent jobs citing Python 105 70 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 17.05% 15.09% 2.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.83% 22.15% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 61 44 11
Northern Ireland median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +17.65% -2.86%
10th Percentile £33,750 £26,650 £26,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £55,000 £45,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 504 316 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 81.82% 68.10% 51.76%
Number of salaries quoted 291 210 157
Northern Ireland median annual salary £41,500 £38,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.50% +2.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,750 £26,650
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +9 98 £50,000 +25.00% 31
Newry - 1 £27,500 -
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 65 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (50.48%) JavaScript
3 41 (39.05%) TDD
4 38 (36.19%) Software Engineering
4 38 (36.19%) AngularJS
5 37 (35.24%) Java
6 36 (34.29%) Linux
7 30 (28.57%) BDD
8 26 (24.76%) C++
9 25 (23.81%) SQL
9 25 (23.81%) Git (software)
10 23 (21.90%) JIRA
10 23 (21.90%) Scrum
11 20 (19.05%) Artificial Intelligence
11 20 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
11 20 (19.05%) User Experience
12 19 (18.10%) Computer Science
12 19 (18.10%) Unit Testing
13 18 (17.14%) Fintech
13 18 (17.14%) Confluence
13 18 (17.14%) Kanban
14 16 (15.24%) HTML
15 15 (14.29%) CSS
15 15 (14.29%) QA
15 15 (14.29%) Microservices
15 15 (14.29%) React
16 14 (13.33%) DevOps
16 14 (13.33%) Vue.js
16 14 (13.33%) Front End Development
16 14 (13.33%) Continuous Integration

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 18 (17.14%) Confluence
2 10 (9.52%) Apache
3 6 (5.71%) Apache Spark
3 6 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.90%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 20 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (7.62%) Serverless
4 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (3.81%) SaaS
7 2 (1.90%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.95%) npm
8 1 (0.95%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.71%) VPN
2 5 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (2.86%) SMPP
3 3 (2.86%) SMS
4 2 (1.90%) Firewall
4 2 (1.90%) SSH
5 1 (0.95%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) MySQL
2 11 (10.48%) NoSQL
3 9 (8.57%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.62%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (5.71%) Amazon Redshift
5 6 (5.71%) Big Data
5 6 (5.71%) Data Mining
6 5 (4.76%) Neo4j
6 5 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.81%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.90%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 23 (21.90%) JIRA
3 14 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 12 (11.43%) Bitbucket
5 10 (9.52%) JUnit
6 9 (8.57%) Selenium
6 9 (8.57%) webpack
7 5 (4.76%) Eclipse
7 5 (4.76%) Mockito
7 5 (4.76%) Subversion
7 5 (4.76%) TeamCity
7 5 (4.76%) TestComplete
8 4 (3.81%) Appium
8 4 (3.81%) SoapUI
8 4 (3.81%) TestNG
8 4 (3.81%) WATIR
8 4 (3.81%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.86%) Gradle
10 2 (1.90%) GoCD
10 2 (1.90%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (5.71%) Front Office
1 6 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (0.95%) Banking
3 1 (0.95%) Finance
Job Titles
1 53 (50.48%) Developer
2 25 (23.81%) Python Developer
3 19 (18.10%) Java Developer
3 19 (18.10%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (10.48%) Software Developer
5 9 (8.57%) Django Developer
5 9 (8.57%) Python/Django Developer
6 8 (7.62%) Architect
6 8 (7.62%) JavaScript Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) React Developer
7 7 (6.67%) Automation Tester
7 7 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) Tester
8 6 (5.71%) Data Scientist
8 6 (5.71%) Junior
8 6 (5.71%) Junior Data Scientist
8 6 (5.71%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Senior Data Scientist
9 5 (4.76%) Consultant
9 5 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (36.19%) AngularJS
2 16 (15.24%) HTML
3 15 (14.29%) CSS
3 15 (14.29%) React
4 14 (13.33%) Vue.js
5 13 (12.38%) Node.js
6 10 (9.52%) Django
6 10 (9.52%) Redux
6 10 (9.52%) RESTful
7 9 (8.57%) jQuery
7 9 (8.57%) REST
8 6 (5.71%) Hibernate
8 6 (5.71%) JSON
8 6 (5.71%) Lambda Expressions
8 6 (5.71%) Pandas
8 6 (5.71%) scikit-learn
8 6 (5.71%) Spring
8 6 (5.71%) Spring Boot
8 6 (5.71%) TensorFlow
9 5 (4.76%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.05%) User Experience
2 18 (17.14%) Fintech
3 12 (11.43%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (9.52%) Mobile App
5 9 (8.57%) Equities
6 8 (7.62%) Algorithms
7 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Cloud
7 5 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (3.81%) Derivative
8 4 (3.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (2.86%) Smartcard
10 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.95%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (34.29%) Linux
2 14 (13.33%) Windows
3 13 (12.38%) Unix
4 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.95%) CentOS
5 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (39.05%) TDD
3 38 (36.19%) Software Engineering
4 30 (28.57%) BDD
5 23 (21.90%) Scrum
6 20 (19.05%) Artificial Intelligence
7 19 (18.10%) Computer Science
7 19 (18.10%) Unit Testing
8 18 (17.14%) Kanban
9 15 (14.29%) Microservices
10 14 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (13.33%) DevOps
10 14 (13.33%) Front End Development
11 13 (12.38%) Test Automation
12 10 (9.52%) Analytics
12 10 (9.52%) Data Analytics
12 10 (9.52%) Deep Learning
13 9 (8.57%) Mathematics
14 8 (7.62%) Machine Learning
14 8 (7.62%) OO
Programming Languages
1 53 (50.48%) JavaScript
2 37 (35.24%) Java
3 26 (24.76%) C++
4 25 (23.81%) SQL
5 13 (12.38%) C#
5 13 (12.38%) Ruby
6 12 (11.43%) Bash Shell
6 12 (11.43%) R
7 11 (10.48%) Perl
8 10 (9.52%) TypeScript
9 8 (7.62%) Scala
10 7 (6.67%) C
11 6 (5.71%) Java 8
11 6 (5.71%) MATLAB
12 5 (4.76%) Go
13 4 (3.81%) PHP
14 1 (0.95%) ES6
14 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (9.52%) Degree
2 8 (7.62%) PhD
3 5 (4.76%) CISSP
3 5 (4.76%) OSCP
3 5 (4.76%) SANS
4 4 (3.81%) ISEB
4 4 (3.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.57%) Docker
2 2 (1.90%) vCloud
2 2 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (10.48%) Ansible
2 8 (7.62%) Puppet
3 7 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.76%) HP ALM
5 4 (3.81%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.86%) Terraform
7 2 (1.90%) CloudForms
7 2 (1.90%) Grafana
7 2 (1.90%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.95%) Kibana
Vendors
1 8 (7.62%) Atlassian
2 6 (5.71%) Google
3 5 (4.76%) HP
3 5 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.90%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.90%) VMware