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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 76 84 101
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Permanent jobs citing Python 11 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.04% 1.25% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.49% 2.46% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 5
Average salary £36,000 £33,750 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +40.62%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
441 529 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 41.68% 50.91% 40.71%
Number of salaries quoted 365 482 428
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,500 £54,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Python Salary Histogram 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 27 February 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 £27,500 -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 25 (69.44%) HTML
2 24 (66.67%) CSS
3 19 (52.78%) Wireless
4 17 (47.22%) FrameMaker
4 17 (47.22%) PaintShop Pro
4 17 (47.22%) Publishing
4 17 (47.22%) Windows
4 17 (47.22%) MS Excel
4 17 (47.22%) LAN
4 17 (47.22%) WAN
4 17 (47.22%) RoboHelp
4 17 (47.22%) Android
4 17 (47.22%) Apple iOS
5 11 (30.56%) Perl
5 11 (30.56%) PHP
6 10 (27.78%) MySQL
7 9 (25.00%) Linux
8 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
8 7 (19.44%) Apache
8 7 (19.44%) Ajax
8 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
9 6 (16.67%) jQuery
9 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 6 (16.67%) HTTP
10 5 (13.89%) Web Development
10 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (13.89%) Scrum
10 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
10 5 (13.89%) Jenkins

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (19.44%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (47.22%) MS Excel
1 17 (47.22%) RoboHelp
1 17 (47.22%) FrameMaker
1 17 (47.22%) PaintShop Pro
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (52.78%) Wireless
2 17 (47.22%) LAN
2 17 (47.22%) WAN
3 6 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) MySQL
2 5 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (47.22%) Publishing
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Automotive
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Author
1 17 (47.22%) Technical Author
2 6 (16.67%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Web Manager
3 5 (13.89%) Web Development Manager
3 5 (13.89%) Development Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Junior Developer
4 4 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Graduate
4 4 (11.11%) Junior
4 4 (11.11%) Junior PHP Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Graduate PHP Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Software Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (69.44%) HTML
2 24 (66.67%) CSS
3 7 (19.44%) Ajax
4 6 (16.67%) jQuery
5 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.56%) GTK+
7 1 (2.78%) HTML5
7 1 (2.78%) Web Services
7 1 (2.78%) XML
7 1 (2.78%) .NET
7 1 (2.78%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
1 17 (47.22%) Android
1 17 (47.22%) Apple iOS
2 9 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 5 (13.89%) Scrum
2 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.89%) Web Development
3 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 3 (8.33%) DevOps
5 2 (5.56%) Product Management
6 1 (2.78%) Software Architecture
6 1 (2.78%) Build Automation
6 1 (2.78%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.78%) OOP
6 1 (2.78%) OO
6 1 (2.78%) Project Management
6 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.78%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) Perl
1 11 (30.56%) PHP
2 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) Ruby
3 3 (8.33%) Golang
4 2 (5.56%) C
5 1 (2.78%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) VB
5 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle
1 1 (2.78%) Retek