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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 66 76 71
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Python 68 49 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.30% 2.66% 2.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.87% 3.99% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 54 46 41
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1158 1229 994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 56.27% 66.68% 54.74%
Number of salaries quoted 992 1099 911
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
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 23 April 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Bristol

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 46 (42.59%) Ruby
2 45 (41.67%) Linux
3 40 (37.04%) Java
4 37 (34.26%) Bash Shell
5 30 (27.78%) Perl
5 30 (27.78%) PHP
6 29 (26.85%) C++
6 29 (26.85%) Software Engineering
7 28 (25.93%) Open Source
8 27 (25.00%) MySQL
8 27 (25.00%) Degree
9 24 (22.22%) HTML
10 23 (21.30%) C#
10 23 (21.30%) SQL
10 23 (21.30%) JavaScript
11 22 (20.37%) CSS
11 22 (20.37%) Telecoms
12 21 (19.44%) Windows
13 20 (18.52%) Digital Media
14 19 (17.59%) QA
15 18 (16.67%) Computer Science
15 18 (16.67%) C
16 17 (15.74%) Configuration Management
16 17 (15.74%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (14.81%) Scrum
17 16 (14.81%) .NET
17 16 (14.81%) Apache
18 15 (13.89%) HTTP
18 15 (13.89%) UNIX
18 15 (13.89%) LAMP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 16 (14.81%) Apache
2 9 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.48%) Drupal
4 6 (5.56%) CMS
5 4 (3.70%) WordPress
6 2 (1.85%) Zimbra
6 2 (1.85%) Node.js
6 2 (1.85%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.85%) SAS
7 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.78%) MS Office
3 2 (1.85%) SPSS
3 2 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.93%) NASTRAN
4 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Magento
2 2 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.56%) Google Apps
4 5 (4.63%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.78%) SaaS
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.89%) HTTP
2 14 (12.96%) iSCSI
2 14 (12.96%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (9.26%) LDAP
4 8 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 8 (7.41%) IPv4
5 7 (6.48%) IPv6
5 7 (6.48%) Internet
5 7 (6.48%) DNS
6 6 (5.56%) VoIP
6 6 (5.56%) WAN
6 6 (5.56%) SAN
7 4 (3.70%) SSH
8 3 (2.78%) DLNA
8 3 (2.78%) DVB
8 3 (2.78%) Firewall
9 2 (1.85%) SMTP
9 2 (1.85%) VPN
10 1 (0.93%) SSL
10 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.00%) MySQL
2 14 (12.96%) Big Data
3 10 (9.26%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.48%) Data Mining
4 7 (6.48%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 6 (5.56%) Apache Hive
6 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (11.11%) Selenium
2 8 (7.41%) FitNesse
3 7 (6.48%) JMeter
4 4 (3.70%) WATIR
4 4 (3.70%) WatiN
4 4 (3.70%) LLVM
5 3 (2.78%) Ranorex
6 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.85%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.85%) Subversion
7 1 (0.93%) Maven
7 1 (0.93%) JIRA
7 1 (0.93%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.93%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.93%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
General
1 22 (20.37%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.33%) Finance
3 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.78%) Marketing
4 2 (1.85%) Games
4 2 (1.85%) Electronics
5 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.93%) Billing
5 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (25.93%) Developer
2 15 (13.89%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (12.96%) Software Engineer
4 13 (12.04%) Tester
5 10 (9.26%) Administrator
6 9 (8.33%) Analyst
6 9 (8.33%) Senior Tester
7 8 (7.41%) IT Support Specialist
7 8 (7.41%) IT Support
7 8 (7.41%) Support Specialist
8 7 (6.48%) QA Tester
8 7 (6.48%) PHP Developer
8 7 (6.48%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Web Developer
8 7 (6.48%) Automation Tester
8 7 (6.48%) Senior Automation Tester
8 7 (6.48%) Senior QA Tester
9 6 (5.56%) Data Scientist
10 5 (4.63%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Compiler Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.22%) HTML
2 22 (20.37%) CSS
3 16 (14.81%) .NET
4 15 (13.89%) LAMP
4 15 (13.89%) jQuery
4 15 (13.89%) HTML5
5 9 (8.33%) Middleware
6 7 (6.48%) Silverlight
6 7 (6.48%) CSS3
7 6 (5.56%) MapReduce
7 6 (5.56%) Backbone.js
7 6 (5.56%) ATL
7 6 (5.56%) STL
8 5 (4.63%) POSIX
8 5 (4.63%) Flash
8 5 (4.63%) Ajax
8 5 (4.63%) Ext JS
8 5 (4.63%) Java EE
8 5 (4.63%) Dojo
8 5 (4.63%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.93%) Open Source
2 20 (18.52%) Digital Media
3 18 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.48%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.78%) Xbox
5 3 (2.78%) MPEG
5 3 (2.78%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.85%) Statistics
6 2 (1.85%) DTV
7 1 (0.93%) Replication
7 1 (0.93%) Clustering
7 1 (0.93%) W3C
7 1 (0.93%) Informatics
7 1 (0.93%) Physics
7 1 (0.93%) iPhone
7 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 45 (41.67%) Linux
2 21 (19.44%) Windows
3 15 (13.89%) UNIX
4 14 (12.96%) Solaris
5 8 (7.41%) Mac OS X
6 4 (3.70%) Debian
6 4 (3.70%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.78%) Fedora
7 3 (2.78%) CentOS
8 1 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.85%) Software Engineering
2 17 (15.74%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (15.74%) Configuration Management
3 16 (14.81%) Scrum
4 12 (11.11%) Identity Management
5 10 (9.26%) Automated Testing
5 10 (9.26%) Test Strategy
6 9 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 9 (8.33%) OO
7 8 (7.41%) Data Modelling
7 8 (7.41%) Predictive Modelling
8 7 (6.48%) OOP
9 6 (5.56%) MVC
9 6 (5.56%) Software Architecture
10 5 (4.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (4.63%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (4.63%) ITIL
11 4 (3.70%) Project Management
11 4 (3.70%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 46 (42.59%) Ruby
2 40 (37.04%) Java
3 37 (34.26%) Bash Shell
4 30 (27.78%) Perl
4 30 (27.78%) PHP
5 29 (26.85%) C++
6 23 (21.30%) SQL
6 23 (21.30%) JavaScript
6 23 (21.30%) C#
7 18 (16.67%) C
8 14 (12.96%) PHP5
9 6 (5.56%) Lisp
9 6 (5.56%) Clojure
9 6 (5.56%) R
10 3 (2.78%) VBA
10 3 (2.78%) PHP4
10 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.93%) Scala
11 1 (0.93%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.93%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 27 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (3.70%) ISEB
3 2 (1.85%) GIAC
3 2 (1.85%) CEH
3 2 (1.85%) GPEN
3 2 (1.85%) OSCP
3 2 (1.85%) OSWP
4 1 (0.93%) RHCE
4 1 (0.93%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (17.59%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (11.11%) NFS
2 10 (9.26%) Samba
3 9 (8.33%) Xen
3 9 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.63%) Varnish
5 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.93%) Squid
6 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (7.41%) Bcfg2
2 7 (6.48%) Puppet
2 7 (6.48%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.63%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.93%) Nagios
4 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.93%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 14 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.33%) VMware
3 8 (7.41%) Zend
4 6 (5.56%) Google
4 6 (5.56%) Oracle
5 5 (4.63%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.63%) Sencha
5 5 (4.63%) Facebook
6 4 (3.70%) HP
6 4 (3.70%) Intel
7 2 (1.85%) SAP
7 2 (1.85%) IBM
7 2 (1.85%) Compuware
7 2 (1.85%) Empirix
7 2 (1.85%) Scalix
8 1 (0.93%) Twitter
8 1 (0.93%) Tableau
8 1 (0.93%) Citrix
8 1 (0.93%) Perforce
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £42,000 per annum +WFH +training +benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Nomensa
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £37,000 to £44,000 per annum Shares, Pension, Health/Dental
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Pension, Private Healthcare, Insurance
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago