Period
to 25 October 2021

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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 8 7 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Python 149 66 87
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 19.81% 20.50% 16.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.25% 27.39% 23.84%
Number of salaries quoted 73 29 69
10th Percentile £25,850 £34,950 £24,750
25th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +50.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £60,000 £65,000
90th Percentile " £65,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -

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 435 241 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 57.85% 74.84% 67.22%
Number of salaries quoted 245 99 266
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +12.50%
75th Percentile £75,000 £58,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £64,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 25 October 2021.

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 25 October 2021. 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 +1 140 £75,000 +50.00% 17
County Down - 7 - -
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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 90 (60.40%) SQL
2 81 (54.36%) AWS
3 79 (53.02%) Artificial Intelligence
4 72 (48.32%) Computer Vision
5 71 (47.65%) Deep Learning
6 65 (43.62%) Microservices
7 64 (42.95%) AngularJS
7 64 (42.95%) Scrum
8 63 (42.28%) Software Engineering
9 60 (40.27%) Agile Software Development
9 60 (40.27%) QA
9 60 (40.27%) Java
10 56 (37.58%) Machine Learning
10 56 (37.58%) MongoDB
11 54 (36.24%) Analytical Skills
12 51 (34.23%) SaaS
12 51 (34.23%) Cloud Computing
12 51 (34.23%) Big Data
13 48 (32.21%) NoSQL
13 48 (32.21%) Computer Science
13 48 (32.21%) Tandem
13 48 (32.21%) Edge Computing
14 46 (30.87%) Docker
15 42 (28.19%) Serverless
16 40 (26.85%) Infrastructure as Code
16 40 (26.85%) Amazon S3
16 40 (26.85%) AWS CloudFormation
16 40 (26.85%) Linux
17 39 (26.17%) Jenkins
18 36 (24.16%) Amazon RDS

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 15 (10.07%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.68%) Apache
2 4 (2.68%) SAS
3 1 (0.67%) IIS
3 1 (0.67%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.67%) R Markdown
3 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 81 (54.36%) AWS
2 51 (34.23%) Cloud Computing
2 51 (34.23%) SaaS
3 42 (28.19%) Serverless
4 40 (26.85%) Amazon S3
4 40 (26.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 36 (24.16%) AWS Lambda
5 36 (24.16%) CloudFront
6 26 (17.45%) Azure
7 17 (11.41%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (2.01%) dbt
9 2 (1.34%) OpenShift
9 2 (1.34%) PaaS
10 1 (0.67%) Kong
10 1 (0.67%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.08%) SSL
2 6 (4.03%) Broadband
3 4 (2.68%) SMS
4 3 (2.01%) Network Security
4 3 (2.01%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.67%) DHCP
5 1 (0.67%) DNS
5 1 (0.67%) Firewall
5 1 (0.67%) FTP
5 1 (0.67%) HTTP
5 1 (0.67%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.67%) SMTP
5 1 (0.67%) SSH
5 1 (0.67%) Telnet
5 1 (0.67%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (37.58%) MongoDB
2 51 (34.23%) Big Data
3 48 (32.21%) NoSQL
4 36 (24.16%) Amazon RDS
5 24 (16.11%) MySQL
6 23 (15.44%) Amazon Aurora
6 23 (15.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 12 (8.05%) Data Mining
8 6 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.68%) Amazon Athena
9 4 (2.68%) Amazon QuickSight
9 4 (2.68%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.68%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.01%) Apache Hive
10 3 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.01%) HBase
10 3 (2.01%) Parquet
10 3 (2.01%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.01%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.34%) KDB
Development Applications
1 39 (26.17%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.03%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.01%) GitLab
3 3 (2.01%) Selenium
4 2 (1.34%) Clang
4 2 (1.34%) CMake
4 2 (1.34%) JUnit
4 2 (1.34%) Valgrind
General
1 54 (36.24%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (20.13%) Public Sector
3 14 (9.40%) Social Skills
4 7 (4.70%) Finance
5 6 (4.03%) Organisational Skills
5 6 (4.03%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.01%) Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (0.67%) Law
7 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (36.91%) Software Engineer
2 30 (20.13%) Developer
3 27 (18.12%) Cloud Engineer
4 23 (15.44%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 19 (12.75%) Python Engineer
6 17 (11.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 17 (11.41%) Senior DevOps
6 17 (11.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 15 (10.07%) Principal Cloud Engineer
7 15 (10.07%) Principal Engineer
7 15 (10.07%) Principal Software Engineer
8 12 (8.05%) Big Data Engineer
8 12 (8.05%) Data Engineer
8 12 (8.05%) Python Developer
9 8 (5.37%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.70%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.70%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (3.36%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (3.36%) Graduate
11 5 (3.36%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (42.95%) AngularJS
2 36 (24.16%) .NET
2 36 (24.16%) Node.js
2 36 (24.16%) Spring
3 32 (21.48%) Hibernate
4 19 (12.75%) Django
4 19 (12.75%) Flask
4 19 (12.75%) Swagger
4 19 (12.75%) Web Services
5 18 (12.08%) RESTful
6 15 (10.07%) Kafka
7 8 (5.37%) React
8 6 (4.03%) REST
8 6 (4.03%) Spring Boot
9 4 (2.68%) Apollo GraphQL
9 4 (2.68%) GraphQL
10 3 (2.01%) Apache Avro
10 3 (2.01%) PySpark
11 2 (1.34%) WebSockets
11 2 (1.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (32.21%) Tandem
2 23 (15.44%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (8.05%) Smart City
4 9 (6.04%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (4.03%) Cloud Native
5 6 (4.03%) Smartphone
5 6 (4.03%) STB
6 4 (2.68%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.68%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.68%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.68%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.01%) Raspberry Pi
7 3 (2.01%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.34%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (26.85%) Linux
2 8 (5.37%) Unix
3 6 (4.03%) Android
3 6 (4.03%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.01%) Windows
5 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (53.02%) Artificial Intelligence
2 72 (48.32%) Computer Vision
3 71 (47.65%) Deep Learning
4 65 (43.62%) Microservices
5 64 (42.95%) Scrum
6 63 (42.28%) Software Engineering
7 60 (40.27%) Agile Software Development
8 56 (37.58%) Machine Learning
9 48 (32.21%) Computer Science
9 48 (32.21%) Edge Computing
10 40 (26.85%) Infrastructure as Code
11 35 (23.49%) TDD
12 32 (21.48%) BDD
13 31 (20.81%) Analytics
14 30 (20.13%) Change Control
14 30 (20.13%) Data Analytics
15 29 (19.46%) Cybersecurity
15 29 (19.46%) Test Automation
16 28 (18.79%) Mentoring
16 28 (18.79%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (60.40%) SQL
2 60 (40.27%) Java
3 34 (22.82%) C++
4 32 (21.48%) C#
5 29 (19.46%) JavaScript
6 18 (12.08%) C
7 12 (8.05%) Perl
8 6 (4.03%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.36%) Scala
10 4 (2.68%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.34%) Lua
11 2 (1.34%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.34%) R
12 1 (0.67%) Go
12 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (20.13%) SC Cleared
1 30 (20.13%) Security Cleared
2 28 (18.79%) Degree
3 23 (15.44%) PhD
4 4 (2.68%) AWS Certification
4 4 (2.68%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (40.27%) QA
2 4 (2.68%) GDPR
System Software
1 46 (30.87%) Docker
2 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 29 (19.46%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.68%) Terraform
3 1 (0.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (15.44%) Google
2 7 (4.70%) Oracle
3 2 (1.34%) Informatica
3 2 (1.34%) Solace
3 2 (1.34%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.67%) AppDynamics
4 1 (0.67%) LexisNexis
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.67%) ServiceNow