The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 50 26 66
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +40
Permanent jobs citing Python 93 142 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 4.98% 6.95% 3.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.81% 12.25% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 84 102 54
Average salary £43,750 £43,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
Python
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1056 1159 1107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 56.56% 56.76% 55.77%
Number of salaries quoted 965 1029 948
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Python
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Python Salary Trend in Bristol

Python
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Python Salary Histogram in Bristol

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 87 (49.15%) Java
1 87 (49.15%) Software Engineering
2 79 (44.63%) Telecoms
3 69 (38.98%) Digital Media
4 66 (37.29%) Linux
5 64 (36.16%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (31.64%) C++
7 52 (29.38%) JavaScript
7 52 (29.38%) Ruby
8 46 (25.99%) Go
9 45 (25.42%) OO
10 44 (24.86%) Perl
11 42 (23.73%) C#
12 41 (23.16%) Functional Programming
13 40 (22.60%) Amazon AWS
14 39 (22.03%) OpenStack
14 39 (22.03%) Git (software)
15 37 (20.90%) Clojure
16 36 (20.34%) DevOps
16 36 (20.34%) Degree
17 30 (16.95%) Bash Shell
18 29 (16.38%) HTML
19 28 (15.82%) .NET
20 27 (15.25%) CSS
20 27 (15.25%) Mathematics
20 27 (15.25%) Artifactory
20 27 (15.25%) Sonatype Nexus
21 26 (14.69%) Haskell
21 26 (14.69%) Erlang
21 26 (14.69%) Continuous Integration

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 39 (22.03%) OpenStack
2 17 (9.60%) JBoss
2 17 (9.60%) WebLogic
2 17 (9.60%) WebSphere
3 12 (6.78%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (6.21%) Apache Spark
5 10 (5.65%) CloudStack
5 10 (5.65%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (5.08%) Apache Solr
7 7 (3.95%) Jetty
7 7 (3.95%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.82%) Node.js
9 4 (2.26%) Apache Pig
10 2 (1.13%) Apache
10 2 (1.13%) SAS
11 1 (0.56%) concrete5
11 1 (0.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Mathematica
1 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.56%) MS Office
1 1 (0.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (3.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 40 (22.60%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.34%) Google App Engine
2 13 (7.34%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.13%) GitHub
6 2 (1.13%) SaaS
7 1 (0.56%) IaaS
7 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.91%) Firewall
2 8 (4.52%) Internet
3 4 (2.26%) DNS
3 4 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.69%) HTTP
4 3 (1.69%) VPN
5 2 (1.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.13%) LAN
5 2 (1.13%) WAN
6 1 (0.56%) DHCP
6 1 (0.56%) FTP
6 1 (0.56%) IPsec
6 1 (0.56%) NGN
6 1 (0.56%) OpenFlow
6 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.86%) MySQL
2 19 (10.73%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (9.60%) Big Data
4 16 (9.04%) NoSQL
5 15 (8.47%) MongoDB
6 14 (7.91%) Hadoop
7 12 (6.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (6.21%) SQL Server
9 10 (5.65%) Redis
10 7 (3.95%) Couchbase
10 7 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (3.95%) Riak
11 6 (3.39%) Relational Database
12 5 (2.82%) HBase
12 5 (2.82%) SQLite
13 4 (2.26%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.56%) MarkLogic
14 1 (0.56%) Neo4j
14 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 39 (22.03%) Git (software)
2 27 (15.25%) Artifactory
2 27 (15.25%) Sonatype Nexus
3 25 (14.12%) Jenkins
4 14 (7.91%) Ant
4 14 (7.91%) Gradle
4 14 (7.91%) Hudson
4 14 (7.91%) Maven
4 14 (7.91%) Subversion
5 10 (5.65%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.69%) Selenium
7 2 (1.13%) JIRA
7 2 (1.13%) JMeter
7 2 (1.13%) TestComplete
7 2 (1.13%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.56%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.56%) GitLab
8 1 (0.56%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.56%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 79 (44.63%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.78%) Finance
3 10 (5.65%) Marketing
4 9 (5.08%) Banking
5 7 (3.95%) Electronics
5 7 (3.95%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.95%) Retail
6 5 (2.82%) Advertising
7 2 (1.13%) Games
8 1 (0.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 61 (34.46%) Software Engineer
2 56 (31.64%) Developer
3 21 (11.86%) Senior Developer
4 19 (10.73%) Linux Engineer
5 18 (10.17%) Senior Software Engineer
6 15 (8.47%) C++ Software Engineer
6 15 (8.47%) Python Developer
7 14 (7.91%) DevOps Engineer
7 14 (7.91%) Python Software Engineer
7 14 (7.91%) Test Engineer
8 13 (7.34%) Scala Software Engineer
9 12 (6.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 11 (6.21%) UI Developer
11 10 (5.65%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (5.08%) C Software Engineer
12 9 (5.08%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 9 (5.08%) HTML CSS Developer
12 9 (5.08%) HTML Developer
12 9 (5.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 8 (4.52%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.38%) HTML
2 28 (15.82%) .NET
3 27 (15.25%) CSS
4 16 (9.04%) Django
5 12 (6.78%) LAMP
6 11 (6.21%) HTML5
7 7 (3.95%) ELK Stack
7 7 (3.95%) Lucene
7 7 (3.95%) React
8 6 (3.39%) REST
9 5 (2.82%) Java SE
9 5 (2.82%) Natural Language Processing
10 4 (2.26%) D3.js
10 4 (2.26%) jQuery
10 4 (2.26%) XML
11 3 (1.69%) CSS3
11 3 (1.69%) JSON
11 3 (1.69%) Web Services
12 2 (1.13%) ASP.NET
12 2 (1.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 69 (38.98%) Digital Media
2 27 (15.25%) Mathematics
3 14 (7.91%) Computer Science
4 11 (6.21%) Physics
5 7 (3.95%) User Experience
6 5 (2.82%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (2.82%) Internet of Things
6 5 (2.82%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.26%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.26%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.26%) SCADA
7 4 (2.26%) Statistics
8 3 (1.69%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.69%) iPad
9 2 (1.13%) BBC
9 2 (1.13%) Blog
9 2 (1.13%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.13%) Neural Network
9 2 (1.13%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 66 (37.29%) Linux
2 24 (13.56%) Unix
3 17 (9.60%) Windows
4 14 (7.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (6.78%) Android
6 11 (6.21%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.82%) CentOS
8 3 (1.69%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.56%) Debian
9 1 (0.56%) Fedora
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (49.15%) Software Engineering
2 64 (36.16%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (25.42%) OO
4 41 (23.16%) Functional Programming
5 36 (20.34%) DevOps
6 26 (14.69%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (11.30%) Scrum
7 20 (11.30%) TDD
8 19 (10.73%) Mentoring
9 17 (9.60%) DSDM
9 17 (9.60%) RUP
10 16 (9.04%) Configuration Management
10 16 (9.04%) Open Source
11 15 (8.47%) Multithreading
12 12 (6.78%) Cybersecurity
12 12 (6.78%) ITIL
13 10 (5.65%) Auto-Scaling
13 10 (5.65%) Build Automation
13 10 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (5.65%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 87 (49.15%) Java
2 56 (31.64%) C++
3 52 (29.38%) JavaScript
3 52 (29.38%) Ruby
4 46 (25.99%) Go
5 44 (24.86%) Perl
6 42 (23.73%) C#
7 37 (20.90%) Clojure
8 30 (16.95%) Bash Shell
9 26 (14.69%) Erlang
9 26 (14.69%) Haskell
10 25 (14.12%) SQL
11 24 (13.56%) Scala
12 17 (9.60%) C
13 16 (9.04%) Shell Script
14 12 (6.78%) R
15 10 (5.65%) Rust
16 9 (5.08%) PHP
17 4 (2.26%) PowerShell
18 2 (1.13%) F#
Qualifications
1 36 (20.34%) Degree
2 8 (4.52%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.26%) CREST Certified
6 3 (1.69%) CCNP
6 3 (1.69%) CISSP
6 3 (1.69%) CLAS
6 3 (1.69%) GIAC
6 3 (1.69%) GPEN
6 3 (1.69%) OSCE
6 3 (1.69%) OSCP
6 3 (1.69%) OSWP
6 3 (1.69%) SANS
6 3 (1.69%) Tigerscheme
7 2 (1.13%) CCNA
7 2 (1.13%) MCSE
7 2 (1.13%) PhD
7 2 (1.13%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (1.13%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.56%) GPG13
System Software
1 24 (13.56%) Xen
2 18 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.60%) Docker
4 13 (7.34%) LXC
5 10 (5.65%) vSphere
5 10 (5.65%) XenServer
6 2 (1.13%) NFS
7 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.56%) Snort
Systems Management
1 25 (14.12%) Puppet
2 22 (12.43%) Ansible
2 22 (12.43%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (9.60%) Salt
4 10 (5.65%) Cobbler
4 10 (5.65%) Terraform
4 10 (5.65%) Tivoli
5 7 (3.95%) Kibana
5 7 (3.95%) logstash
6 3 (1.69%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.56%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.56%) QRadar
7 1 (0.56%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.56%) RSA enVision
7 1 (0.56%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 25 (14.12%) Oracle
2 19 (10.73%) VMware
3 16 (9.04%) Red Hat
4 15 (8.47%) Microsoft
5 13 (7.34%) Google
6 10 (5.65%) EnterpriseDB
7 7 (3.95%) SAP
8 3 (1.69%) Sourcefire
9 2 (1.13%) Cisco
9 2 (1.13%) Intel Security
9 2 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.56%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.56%) LogLogic
10 1 (0.56%) NetApp
10 1 (0.56%) Perforce
10 1 (0.56%) Symantec
10 1 (0.56%) Trend Micro
10 1 (0.56%) Veeam
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