The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 45 76 41
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -35
Permanent jobs citing Python 1 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.35% 0.20% 3.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.01% 0.42% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 8
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +45.83%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Python
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Programming Languages Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
99 239 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 34.86% 48.19% 50.37%
Number of salaries quoted 82 231 132
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Python
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Bedford region.

Python Salary Trend in Bedford

Python
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Linux

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Graduate
1 4 (80.00%) Junior
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Junior Developer
1 4 (80.00%) PHP Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Graduate Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Junior PHP Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Graduate PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Build and Release Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Release Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell