Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 22 35
Rank change year-on-year +8 +13 -11
Permanent jobs citing Python 79 52 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 15.40% 11.30% 3.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.36% 17.28% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 50 26 10
Northern Ireland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +17.65% +36.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £25,875 £22,500
90th Percentile £69,125 £51,250 £37,800
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 388 301 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 75.63% 65.43% 48.53%
Number of salaries quoted 276 184 123
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £19,575 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £50,875 £59,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,039 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +19 75 £45,000 +12.50% 28
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 46 (58.23%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (44.30%) JavaScript
3 33 (41.77%) Linux
4 31 (39.24%) TDD
5 29 (36.71%) Java
6 24 (30.38%) AngularJS
7 23 (29.11%) Git (software)
8 22 (27.85%) C++
9 21 (26.58%) Software Engineering
10 18 (22.78%) JIRA
11 17 (21.52%) SQL
11 17 (21.52%) BDD
12 16 (20.25%) Amazon AWS
12 16 (20.25%) Jenkins
12 16 (20.25%) HTML
13 15 (18.99%) Confluence
13 15 (18.99%) Computer Science
14 14 (17.72%) DevOps
14 14 (17.72%) CSS
14 14 (17.72%) Windows
14 14 (17.72%) Scrum
15 13 (16.46%) Ruby
15 13 (16.46%) User Experience
15 13 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (15.19%) Unit Testing
16 12 (15.19%) Bash Shell
16 12 (15.19%) Node.js
17 11 (13.92%) Test Automation
17 11 (13.92%) Microservices
17 11 (13.92%) Ansible

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 (18.99%) Confluence
2 6 (7.59%) Apache
3 4 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.80%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.27%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.25%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.59%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (7.59%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.06%) SaaS
3 4 (5.06%) Serverless
4 2 (2.53%) npm
4 2 (2.53%) Yarn
5 1 (1.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (5.06%) VPN
3 1 (1.27%) Firewall
3 1 (1.27%) SMPP
3 1 (1.27%) SMS
3 1 (1.27%) SSH
3 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) MySQL
2 8 (10.13%) NoSQL
3 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.33%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.06%) Big Data
5 4 (5.06%) Neo4j
5 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (3.80%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (3.80%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.53%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.27%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.27%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 23 (29.11%) Git (software)
2 18 (22.78%) JIRA
3 16 (20.25%) Jenkins
4 10 (12.66%) Bitbucket
4 10 (12.66%) JUnit
5 5 (6.33%) Selenium
5 5 (6.33%) Subversion
6 4 (5.06%) Eclipse
6 4 (5.06%) Gradle
6 4 (5.06%) Maven
6 4 (5.06%) Mockito
6 4 (5.06%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.80%) webpack
8 2 (2.53%) Appium
8 2 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.53%) GoCD
8 2 (2.53%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.53%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (2.53%) WATIR
8 2 (2.53%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (8.86%) Front Office
2 5 (6.33%) Retail
3 3 (3.80%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Finance
4 1 (1.27%) Law
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (44.30%) Developer
2 18 (22.78%) Python Developer
3 14 (17.72%) Java Developer
4 8 (10.13%) Architect
4 8 (10.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (10.13%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Django Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Python/Django Developer
6 5 (6.33%) C# Developer
6 5 (6.33%) C++ Consultant
6 5 (6.33%) Consultant
6 5 (6.33%) Security Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Senior Security Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Support Consultant
7 4 (5.06%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Java Applications Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Java Web Developer
7 4 (5.06%) PHP Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.38%) AngularJS
2 16 (20.25%) HTML
3 14 (17.72%) CSS
4 12 (15.19%) Node.js
5 9 (11.39%) React
6 8 (10.13%) Django
6 8 (10.13%) REST
7 7 (8.86%) jQuery
7 7 (8.86%) JSON
7 7 (8.86%) RESTful
7 7 (8.86%) Spring
8 6 (7.59%) Hibernate
8 6 (7.59%) Redux
8 6 (7.59%) Spring Boot
8 6 (7.59%) Vue.js
9 5 (6.33%) Angular 2
9 5 (6.33%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (6.33%) SAML
10 4 (5.06%) Java EE
10 4 (5.06%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Computer Science
2 13 (16.46%) User Experience
3 8 (10.13%) Fintech
3 8 (10.13%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (8.86%) Equities
5 6 (7.59%) Algorithms
6 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Cloud
6 5 (6.33%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (5.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (5.06%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.53%) Derivative
8 2 (2.53%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.27%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 33 (41.77%) Linux
2 14 (17.72%) Windows
3 8 (10.13%) Unix
4 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (58.23%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (39.24%) TDD
3 21 (26.58%) Software Engineering
4 17 (21.52%) BDD
5 14 (17.72%) DevOps
5 14 (17.72%) Scrum
6 13 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (15.19%) Unit Testing
8 11 (13.92%) Artificial Intelligence
8 11 (13.92%) Microservices
8 11 (13.92%) Test Automation
9 10 (12.66%) OO
10 9 (11.39%) Open Source
11 8 (10.13%) Kanban
12 7 (8.86%) Deep Learning
12 7 (8.86%) Deployment Automation
12 7 (8.86%) Penetration Testing
13 6 (7.59%) Analytics
13 6 (7.59%) Front End Development
13 6 (7.59%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.30%) JavaScript
2 29 (36.71%) Java
3 22 (27.85%) C++
4 17 (21.52%) SQL
5 13 (16.46%) Ruby
6 12 (15.19%) Bash Shell
7 11 (13.92%) C#
8 10 (12.66%) Perl
9 6 (7.59%) Java 8
9 6 (7.59%) R
10 5 (6.33%) Go
10 5 (6.33%) TypeScript
11 4 (5.06%) C
11 4 (5.06%) PHP
11 4 (5.06%) Scala
12 3 (3.80%) MATLAB
13 2 (2.53%) ES6
13 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) Degree
1 6 (7.59%) PhD
2 5 (6.33%) CISSP
2 5 (6.33%) OSCP
2 5 (6.33%) SANS
3 2 (2.53%) ISEB
3 2 (2.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.13%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.86%) Docker
2 1 (1.27%) vCloud
2 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (13.92%) Ansible
2 9 (11.39%) Puppet
3 8 (10.13%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.06%) Kubernetes
4 4 (5.06%) Terraform
5 3 (3.80%) Grafana
5 3 (3.80%) Prometheus
6 2 (2.53%) HP ALM
7 1 (1.27%) CloudForms
7 1 (1.27%) logstash
7 1 (1.27%) Mesos
7 1 (1.27%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 8 (10.13%) Atlassian
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.80%) Google
4 2 (2.53%) HP
4 2 (2.53%) Tableau
4 2 (2.53%) VMware
5 1 (1.27%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.27%) Cognos
5 1 (1.27%) FXall
5 1 (1.27%) IBM
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle
5 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.27%) Reuters
5 1 (1.27%) StreamBase
5 1 (1.27%) TIBCO