The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 93 96 83
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Permanent jobs citing Python 4 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.36% 1.00% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.85% 2.14% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 8
Average salary £35,000 £37,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.04% -0.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Python
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
473 561 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 42.38% 46.95% 37.05%
Number of salaries quoted 429 527 383
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,257 £31,950 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Python
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Python Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Python
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 3 £35,000 -
Dunstable -7 1 - -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Ruby
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 3 (33.33%) Go
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps
1 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) SaaS
2 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Build and Release Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Graduate
2 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Junior
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
2 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Release Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Junior PHP Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Graduate PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
1 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) SUSE
2 1 (11.11%) Debian
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps
1 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Ruby
1 3 (33.33%) Go
2 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) AWK
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (11.11%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
1 1 (11.11%) VMware