Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 25 35
Rank change year-on-year +9 +10 -23
Permanent jobs citing Python 59 45 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 14.15% 10.51% 3.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.34% 15.90% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 36 20 9
Northern Ireland median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +17.65% -2.86%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,975 £22,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £58,250 £65,000
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 290 283 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 69.54% 66.12% 48.36%
Number of salaries quoted 226 171 121
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £59,500 £50,000
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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +16 58 £45,000 +12.50% 16
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 29 (49.15%) Linux
2 26 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (33.90%) C++
4 17 (28.81%) Java
4 17 (28.81%) TDD
4 17 (28.81%) DevOps
5 16 (27.12%) JavaScript
6 15 (25.42%) Git (software)
6 15 (25.42%) Bash Shell
7 14 (23.73%) Jenkins
7 14 (23.73%) JIRA
8 13 (22.03%) Windows
8 13 (22.03%) Confluence
9 12 (20.34%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (20.34%) HTML
9 12 (20.34%) Computer Science
10 11 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (18.64%) Ruby
10 11 (18.64%) Puppet
10 11 (18.64%) Ansible
11 10 (16.95%) AngularJS
11 10 (16.95%) Kubernetes
11 10 (16.95%) SQL
11 10 (16.95%) CSS
12 9 (15.25%) Penetration Testing
12 9 (15.25%) Open Source
13 8 (13.56%) Test Automation
13 8 (13.56%) Bitbucket
13 8 (13.56%) SDLC
13 8 (13.56%) Atlassian

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 13 (22.03%) Confluence
2 1 (1.69%) Apache
2 1 (1.69%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.69%) JBoss
2 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.34%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.17%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.39%) npm
3 2 (3.39%) SaaS
3 2 (3.39%) Yarn
4 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) Big Data
1 4 (6.78%) Blockchain
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.69%) KDB
3 1 (1.69%) Kdb+
3 1 (1.69%) MySQL
3 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.69%) Power BI
3 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (25.42%) Git (software)
2 14 (23.73%) Jenkins
2 14 (23.73%) JIRA
3 8 (13.56%) Bitbucket
4 5 (8.47%) Subversion
5 4 (6.78%) JUnit
6 3 (5.08%) Maven
7 2 (3.39%) Gradle
7 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.69%) Ant
8 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.69%) CA Release Automation
8 1 (1.69%) GoCD
8 1 (1.69%) gulp
8 1 (1.69%) Selenium
8 1 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (13.56%) Front Office
2 6 (10.17%) Finance
3 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.08%) Retail
5 2 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.69%) Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.69%) Law
6 1 (1.69%) Marketing
6 1 (1.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Developer
2 9 (15.25%) Python Developer
3 8 (13.56%) Architect
4 7 (11.86%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Django Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Python/Django Developer
6 5 (8.47%) C++ Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Security Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Security Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Support Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Blockchain Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Java Team Leader
8 3 (5.08%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.39%) C++ Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Data Manager
9 2 (3.39%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) HTML
2 10 (16.95%) AngularJS
2 10 (16.95%) CSS
3 7 (11.86%) JSON
3 7 (11.86%) REST
4 6 (10.17%) Django
5 5 (8.47%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (8.47%) jQuery
5 5 (8.47%) SAML
6 3 (5.08%) React
6 3 (5.08%) Redux
6 3 (5.08%) Spring
7 2 (3.39%) Akka
7 2 (3.39%) Angular 2
7 2 (3.39%) Doctrine
7 2 (3.39%) Kafka
7 2 (3.39%) Laravel
7 2 (3.39%) Node.js
7 2 (3.39%) Spring Boot
7 2 (3.39%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.17%) Algorithms
2 6 (10.17%) User Experience
3 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Cloud
3 5 (8.47%) Equities
3 5 (8.47%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.69%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (49.15%) Linux
2 13 (22.03%) Windows
3 4 (6.78%) CoreOS
4 2 (3.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.81%) DevOps
2 17 (28.81%) TDD
3 11 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (15.25%) Open Source
4 9 (15.25%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (13.56%) SDLC
5 8 (13.56%) Test Automation
6 7 (11.86%) Analytics
6 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
7 6 (10.17%) Artificial Intelligence
7 6 (10.17%) Deep Learning
7 6 (10.17%) Deployment Automation
7 6 (10.17%) OO
7 6 (10.17%) Scrum
8 5 (8.47%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (8.47%) Data Science
8 5 (8.47%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 5 (8.47%) Software Delivery
8 5 (8.47%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.90%) C++
2 17 (28.81%) Java
3 16 (27.12%) JavaScript
4 15 (25.42%) Bash Shell
5 11 (18.64%) Ruby
6 10 (16.95%) SQL
7 8 (13.56%) C#
8 5 (8.47%) Perl
9 3 (5.08%) Go
10 2 (3.39%) ES6
10 2 (3.39%) Java 8
10 2 (3.39%) PHP
10 2 (3.39%) R
10 2 (3.39%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.69%) C
11 1 (1.69%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) CISSP
1 5 (8.47%) Degree
1 5 (8.47%) OSCP
1 5 (8.47%) PhD
1 5 (8.47%) SANS
2 4 (6.78%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Docker
2 4 (6.78%) etcd
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) Ansible
1 11 (18.64%) Puppet
2 10 (16.95%) Kubernetes
3 7 (11.86%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.39%) Grafana
4 2 (3.39%) Prometheus
4 2 (3.39%) Terraform
5 1 (1.69%) logstash
5 1 (1.69%) Mesos
5 1 (1.69%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Atlassian
2 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) Tableau
4 1 (1.69%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.69%) Cognos
4 1 (1.69%) FXall
4 1 (1.69%) IBM
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle
4 1 (1.69%) Reuters
4 1 (1.69%) StreamBase
4 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.69%) VMware