The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 53 79 92
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +13
Permanent jobs citing Python 73 38 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 4.02% 2.35% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.97% 3.77% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 53 32 24
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £30,000 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
916 1009 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 50.47% 62.32% 58.72%
Number of salaries quoted 764 927 856
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Python
South West

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 July 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Bristol

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 64 (44.76%) Ruby
2 61 (42.66%) Java
3 45 (31.47%) JavaScript
4 43 (30.07%) Linux
5 41 (28.67%) PHP
5 41 (28.67%) C++
5 41 (28.67%) Software Engineering
5 41 (28.67%) Bash Shell
6 38 (26.57%) Degree
7 37 (25.87%) Perl
8 36 (25.17%) C#
9 29 (20.28%) Open Source
10 28 (19.58%) HTML
10 28 (19.58%) SQL
10 28 (19.58%) MySQL
10 28 (19.58%) Windows
11 27 (18.88%) CSS
12 25 (17.48%) C
12 25 (17.48%) jQuery
13 22 (15.38%) UNIX
14 21 (14.69%) Aerospace
14 21 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (13.29%) LAMP
15 19 (13.29%) Computer Science
15 19 (13.29%) QA
15 19 (13.29%) .NET
16 17 (11.89%) Apache
16 17 (11.89%) HTML5
17 16 (11.19%) Telecoms
18 15 (10.49%) E-Commerce

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 17 (11.89%) Apache
2 14 (9.79%) Tomcat
3 13 (9.09%) WordPress
4 4 (2.80%) Node.js
5 3 (2.10%) CMS
5 3 (2.10%) Drupal
6 2 (1.40%) Zimbra
6 2 (1.40%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.40%) SAS
7 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (8.39%) NASTRAN
2 5 (3.50%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.80%) Abaqus
4 3 (2.10%) MS Office
5 2 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.40%) SPSS
6 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.79%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (8.39%) SaaS
3 9 (6.29%) Google Apps
4 5 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.49%) HTTP
2 14 (9.79%) iSCSI
2 14 (9.79%) Fibre Channel
3 11 (7.69%) Internet
3 11 (7.69%) IPv4
3 11 (7.69%) LDAP
4 10 (6.99%) IPv6
5 9 (6.29%) VoIP
5 9 (6.29%) WAN
6 7 (4.90%) SAN
7 3 (2.10%) Firewall
8 2 (1.40%) SSH
8 2 (1.40%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.40%) VPN
9 1 (0.70%) DNS
9 1 (0.70%) SSL
9 1 (0.70%) DVB
9 1 (0.70%) VLAN
9 1 (0.70%) NAS
9 1 (0.70%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.58%) MySQL
2 14 (9.79%) SQL Server
3 13 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 13 (9.09%) Big Data
4 8 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.10%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.40%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (9.79%) Selenium
2 9 (6.29%) JMeter
2 9 (6.29%) FitNesse
3 5 (3.50%) Subversion
4 4 (2.80%) WatiN
4 4 (2.80%) WebDriver
4 4 (2.80%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.80%) Ranorex
4 4 (2.80%) WATIR
5 2 (1.40%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.40%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.40%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.70%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.70%) Xcode
6 1 (0.70%) Maven
6 1 (0.70%) JIRA
6 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.70%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.70%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 21 (14.69%) Aerospace
2 16 (11.19%) Telecoms
3 14 (9.79%) Manufacturing
4 12 (8.39%) Finance
5 5 (3.50%) Marketing
6 4 (2.80%) Electronics
7 3 (2.10%) Banking
7 3 (2.10%) Retail
8 2 (1.40%) Publishing
9 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.70%) Games
9 1 (0.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 43 (30.07%) Developer
2 17 (11.89%) Software Engineer
3 16 (11.19%) Web Developer
4 14 (9.79%) PHP Developer
4 14 (9.79%) Administrator
4 14 (9.79%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (9.09%) Tester
6 11 (7.69%) Consultant
7 10 (6.99%) PHP Web Developer
7 10 (6.99%) Junior
7 10 (6.99%) Analyst
8 9 (6.29%) Automation Tester
8 9 (6.29%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
8 9 (6.29%) QA Tester
8 9 (6.29%) Junior Web Developer
8 9 (6.29%) Java Developer
8 9 (6.29%) Junior Developer
8 9 (6.29%) Junior PHP Web Developer
8 9 (6.29%) Junior PHP Developer
9 8 (5.59%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (19.58%) HTML
2 27 (18.88%) CSS
3 25 (17.48%) jQuery
4 19 (13.29%) LAMP
4 19 (13.29%) .NET
5 17 (11.89%) HTML5
6 10 (6.99%) STL
6 10 (6.99%) ATL
6 10 (6.99%) Middleware
7 9 (6.29%) CSS3
8 8 (5.59%) Silverlight
8 8 (5.59%) ASP.NET
9 6 (4.20%) Spring
9 6 (4.20%) Web Services
10 5 (3.50%) Servlets
10 5 (3.50%) Flash
10 5 (3.50%) Java EE
10 5 (3.50%) Natural Language Processing
11 4 (2.80%) Ajax
12 3 (2.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.28%) Open Source
2 19 (13.29%) Computer Science
3 12 (8.39%) Mathematics
3 12 (8.39%) Mobile App
3 12 (8.39%) Digital Media
4 10 (6.99%) Physics
5 8 (5.59%) Xbox
6 5 (3.50%) Data Integration
7 4 (2.80%) DTV
8 3 (2.10%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.40%) Statistics
9 2 (1.40%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.40%) W3C
10 1 (0.70%) MPEG
10 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.70%) Clustering
10 1 (0.70%) Replication
10 1 (0.70%) Informatics
10 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 43 (30.07%) Linux
2 28 (19.58%) Windows
3 22 (15.38%) UNIX
4 14 (9.79%) Solaris
5 9 (6.29%) Mac OS X
6 7 (4.90%) CentOS
7 6 (4.20%) Ubuntu
7 6 (4.20%) Fedora
8 3 (2.10%) Debian
9 2 (1.40%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (28.67%) Software Engineering
2 21 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (10.49%) E-Commerce
3 15 (10.49%) Scrum
4 13 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 12 (8.39%) Identity Management
6 11 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 11 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 11 (7.69%) Project Management
6 11 (7.69%) Automated Testing
7 10 (6.99%) OO
7 10 (6.99%) Software Architecture
8 8 (5.59%) TDD
9 7 (4.90%) Analytics
9 7 (4.90%) UML
9 7 (4.90%) QMS
9 7 (4.90%) Project Planning
10 6 (4.20%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.20%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 64 (44.76%) Ruby
2 61 (42.66%) Java
3 45 (31.47%) JavaScript
4 41 (28.67%) PHP
4 41 (28.67%) C++
4 41 (28.67%) Bash Shell
5 37 (25.87%) Perl
6 36 (25.17%) C#
7 28 (19.58%) SQL
8 25 (17.48%) C
9 13 (9.09%) PHP5
10 11 (7.69%) Lisp
11 10 (6.99%) Fortran
12 8 (5.59%) VBA
13 7 (4.90%) Assembly Language
13 7 (4.90%) Ada
13 7 (4.90%) VC++
14 3 (2.10%) Shell Script
14 3 (2.10%) PHP4
14 3 (2.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (26.57%) Degree
2 8 (5.59%) PhD
3 5 (3.50%) ISEB
4 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.70%) RHCE
4 1 (0.70%) CCNP
4 1 (0.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.29%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.39%) GPFS
2 11 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.69%) NFS
2 11 (7.69%) Samba
3 9 (6.29%) Xen
4 3 (2.10%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.70%) Squid
5 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (5.59%) Bcfg2
2 4 (2.80%) Nagios
3 2 (1.40%) Puppet
3 2 (1.40%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.40%) logstash
4 1 (0.70%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.70%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.70%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.70%) YUM
4 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.70%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 14 (9.79%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.39%) VMware
3 9 (6.29%) Facebook
3 9 (6.29%) Red Hat
3 9 (6.29%) Oracle
3 9 (6.29%) Google
4 5 (3.50%) Zend
5 4 (2.80%) SAP
6 2 (1.40%) Scalix
6 2 (1.40%) HP
6 2 (1.40%) Cisco
6 2 (1.40%) IBM
6 2 (1.40%) Compuware
6 2 (1.40%) Empirix
7 1 (0.70%) Citrix
7 1 (0.70%) Twitter
7 1 (0.70%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.70%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.70%) Sencha
7 1 (0.70%) Splunk
Bristol, Avon
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Sogeti
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Private Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Snap Surveys
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 20 days ago