Period
to 24 June 2018

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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 47 33
Rank change year-on-year +30 -14 -23
Permanent jobs citing Python 43 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 11.23% 3.00% 6.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.48% 5.11% 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 31 10 17
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £31,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.86% -9.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £18,000 £25,425 £29,800
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £53,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 246 274 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 64.23% 58.67% 50.53%
Number of salaries quoted 194 214 119
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,075 £26,250 £27,900
90th Percentile £55,875 £60,000 £56,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 24 June 2018.

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 24 June 2018. 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 +26 42 £42,500 +33.86% 20
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, 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 23 (53.49%) Java
2 16 (37.21%) Degree
3 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (32.56%) C++
5 13 (30.23%) Linux
6 12 (27.91%) Software Engineering
7 11 (25.58%) Ruby
7 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (25.58%) Bash Shell
7 11 (25.58%) DevOps
7 11 (25.58%) SDLC
8 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
8 10 (23.26%) .NET
8 10 (23.26%) SQL
9 9 (20.93%) C#
10 8 (18.60%) Finance
10 8 (18.60%) Computer Science
11 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
11 7 (16.28%) Kubernetes
11 7 (16.28%) Analytics
12 6 (13.95%) Algorithms
12 6 (13.95%) Customer Requirements
12 6 (13.95%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (13.95%) PhD
13 5 (11.63%) Data Analysis
13 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
13 5 (11.63%) VB.NET
13 5 (11.63%) HTML
13 5 (11.63%) CSS
13 5 (11.63%) Continuous Delivery

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 (4.65%) Apache
1 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.33%) JBoss
2 1 (2.33%) nginx
2 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.30%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.33%) GitHub
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) SaaS
3 1 (2.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.33%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) Big Data
2 4 (9.30%) Blockchain
3 3 (6.98%) MySQL
3 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.65%) KDB
4 2 (4.65%) Kdb+
4 2 (4.65%) SQLite
5 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.33%) HSQLDB
5 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.33%) Power BI
5 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) JUnit
3 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.33%) Ant
4 1 (2.33%) CA Release Automation
4 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.33%) Gradle
4 1 (2.33%) gulp
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) Maven
4 1 (2.33%) Robot Framework
4 1 (2.33%) Selenium
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.65%) Front Office
5 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.33%) Games
5 1 (2.33%) Law
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Software Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Applications Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Graduate
3 6 (13.95%) Python Developer
4 5 (11.63%) .NET Developer
4 5 (11.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Graduate Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Java Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (9.30%) Blockchain Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Cloud Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Graduate Applications Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Graduate Software Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.65%) C++ Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Java Team Leader
6 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) .NET
2 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
2 5 (11.63%) CSS
2 5 (11.63%) HTML
3 3 (6.98%) Angular 2
3 3 (6.98%) Node.js
3 3 (6.98%) Spring
4 2 (4.65%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.65%) Spring MVC
4 2 (4.65%) Web Services
5 1 (2.33%) Django
5 1 (2.33%) J2EE
5 1 (2.33%) JMS
5 1 (2.33%) JSP
5 1 (2.33%) LAMP
5 1 (2.33%) Middleware
5 1 (2.33%) Servlets
5 1 (2.33%) Struts
5 1 (2.33%) XML
5 1 (2.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.95%) Algorithms
3 5 (11.63%) Public Cloud
4 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (4.65%) Fixed Income
7 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) CoreOS
3 2 (4.65%) Unix
4 1 (2.33%) Android
4 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) Software Engineering
3 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (25.58%) DevOps
3 11 (25.58%) SDLC
4 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
5 7 (16.28%) Analytics
6 6 (13.95%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (11.63%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (11.63%) Data Analysis
7 5 (11.63%) Software Delivery
8 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
8 4 (9.30%) Data Science
8 4 (9.30%) Decision-Making
8 4 (9.30%) Deep Learning
8 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (9.30%) Mathematics
8 4 (9.30%) Open Source
8 4 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (9.30%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) Java
2 14 (32.56%) C++
3 11 (25.58%) Bash Shell
3 11 (25.58%) Ruby
4 10 (23.26%) SQL
5 9 (20.93%) C#
6 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
7 5 (11.63%) VB.NET
8 4 (9.30%) R
9 3 (6.98%) C
9 3 (6.98%) Perl
10 2 (4.65%) MATLAB
10 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.33%) Apple Swift
11 1 (2.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) Degree
2 6 (13.95%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (13.95%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) GDPR
2 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Docker
1 4 (9.30%) etcd
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Kubernetes
2 5 (11.63%) Ansible
3 4 (9.30%) Puppet
4 1 (2.33%) logstash
4 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.33%) Rundeck
4 1 (2.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) VMware
2 1 (2.33%) Ab Initio
2 1 (2.33%) BT
2 1 (2.33%) Capita
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.33%) StreamBase
2 1 (2.33%) Tableau
2 1 (2.33%) TIBCO