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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 27 55 79
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +24
Permanent jobs citing Python 173 73 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 9.34% 4.02% 2.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.07% 7.97% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 119 53 32
Average salary £65,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.53% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
1230 916 1009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 66.41% 50.47% 62.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1093 764 927
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 30 July 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Bristol

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

1 178 (56.87%) Linux
2 157 (50.16%) Java
3 153 (48.88%) Software Engineering
4 127 (40.58%) Perl
5 116 (37.06%) Agile Software Development
6 113 (36.10%) VMware
7 112 (35.78%) Puppet
8 108 (34.50%) Git (software)
9 102 (32.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 95 (30.35%) Ruby
11 94 (30.03%) UNIX
12 90 (28.75%) Amazon AWS
13 89 (28.43%) Degree
14 87 (27.80%) DevOps
15 85 (27.16%) Jenkins
16 83 (26.52%) Continuous Integration
17 77 (24.60%) Bash Shell
18 73 (23.32%) Oracle
19 72 (23.00%) PaaS
19 72 (23.00%) Hudson
20 71 (22.68%) Scala
21 70 (22.36%) Configuration Management
21 70 (22.36%) Opscode Chef
22 69 (22.04%) Clojure
22 69 (22.04%) OpenStack
23 68 (21.73%) Apache
24 63 (20.13%) JavaScript
24 63 (20.13%) Docker
25 62 (19.81%) SaaS
26 61 (19.49%) C++

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 69 (22.04%) OpenStack
2 68 (21.73%) Apache
3 38 (12.14%) nginx
4 33 (10.54%) Tomcat
5 21 (6.71%) WebLogic
6 8 (2.56%) Node.js
7 7 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.92%) IIS
8 6 (1.92%) JBoss
9 5 (1.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (1.60%) ArcGIS
9 5 (1.60%) ArcSDE
9 5 (1.60%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.60%) Apache Pig
9 5 (1.60%) GlassFish
9 5 (1.60%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.32%) WordPress
10 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.32%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (3.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 90 (28.75%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (23.00%) PaaS
3 62 (19.81%) SaaS
4 40 (12.78%) Google App Engine
4 40 (12.78%) IaaS
4 40 (12.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 21 (6.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 20 (6.39%) HP Helion
7 13 (4.15%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (4.15%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.96%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.96%) GitHub
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 39 (12.46%) TCP/IP
2 29 (9.27%) WAN
3 26 (8.31%) LAN
4 25 (7.99%) Internet
5 22 (7.03%) Firewall
6 20 (6.39%) HTTP
7 8 (2.56%) DLNA
8 4 (1.28%) VoIP
9 3 (0.96%) IPv4
9 3 (0.96%) IPv6
10 2 (0.64%) DNS
11 1 (0.32%) LDAP
11 1 (0.32%) VPN
11 1 (0.32%) SAN
11 1 (0.32%) Wireless
11 1 (0.32%) SSH
11 1 (0.32%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.32%) NAS
11 1 (0.32%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.50%) Hadoop
2 21 (6.71%) MySQL
3 20 (6.39%) Big Data
4 18 (5.75%) Oracle BI EE
4 18 (5.75%) NoSQL
5 16 (5.11%) Oracle Database
6 10 (3.19%) SQL Server
7 9 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.56%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.60%) Apache Hive
9 5 (1.60%) Sqoop
10 3 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 108 (34.50%) Git (software)
2 85 (27.16%) Jenkins
3 72 (23.00%) Hudson
4 61 (19.49%) Artifactory
5 60 (19.17%) Maven
6 53 (16.93%) Gradle
7 51 (16.29%) Ant
8 16 (5.11%) Oracle Forms
9 9 (2.88%) Subversion
10 6 (1.92%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.60%) Selenium
11 5 (1.60%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.64%) NUnit
12 2 (0.64%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.64%) JUnit
12 2 (0.64%) TestNG
12 2 (0.64%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.64%) SpecFlow
13 1 (0.32%) PHPUnit
13 1 (0.32%) HP UFT
General
1 46 (14.70%) Telecoms
2 28 (8.95%) Electronics
3 19 (6.07%) Finance
4 13 (4.15%) Marketing
5 12 (3.83%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.51%) Law
7 9 (2.88%) Games
8 5 (1.60%) Advertising
8 5 (1.60%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Retail
9 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 128 (40.89%) Software Engineer
2 55 (17.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 52 (16.61%) Senior Software Engineer
4 51 (16.29%) Developer
5 46 (14.70%) Cloud Engineer
6 35 (11.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 34 (10.86%) Principal Engineer
8 30 (9.58%) Principal Software Engineer
9 25 (7.99%) Systems Administrator
9 25 (7.99%) Systems Engineer
9 25 (7.99%) Administrator
10 23 (7.35%) Senior Developer
11 17 (5.43%) Linux Engineer
12 16 (5.11%) Software Developer
12 16 (5.11%) Operations Manager
12 16 (5.11%) Cloud Software Engineer
13 15 (4.79%) Senior Manager
14 13 (4.15%) Development Engineer
15 10 (3.19%) C++ Software Engineer
16 6 (1.92%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (13.10%) LAMP
2 35 (11.18%) Web Services
3 29 (9.27%) CSS
4 28 (8.95%) HTML
5 26 (8.31%) Middleware
6 25 (7.99%) MCollective
7 24 (7.67%) .NET
8 20 (6.39%) Oracle Fusion
9 18 (5.75%) WebCenter
10 15 (4.79%) CGI
11 14 (4.47%) Twisted
12 11 (3.51%) jQuery
13 10 (3.19%) JSON
13 10 (3.19%) XML
14 9 (2.88%) REST
14 9 (2.88%) HTML5
15 8 (2.56%) SOAP
16 7 (2.24%) Akka
16 7 (2.24%) Sensu
17 6 (1.92%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.86%) Digital Media
2 33 (10.54%) Computer Science
3 26 (8.31%) Management Information System
4 24 (7.67%) Data Centre
5 22 (7.03%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (6.07%) Public Cloud
7 17 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (5.11%) Mathematics
9 12 (3.83%) DTV
10 10 (3.19%) Visualisation
11 9 (2.88%) MPEG
11 9 (2.88%) Physics
12 7 (2.24%) Xbox
13 6 (1.92%) User Experience
14 5 (1.60%) GIS
15 3 (0.96%) Clustering
16 2 (0.64%) Device Driver
16 2 (0.64%) Data Integration
16 2 (0.64%) Mobile App
16 2 (0.64%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 178 (56.87%) Linux
2 94 (30.03%) UNIX
3 31 (9.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (7.99%) Ubuntu
5 19 (6.07%) CentOS
6 17 (5.43%) Windows
7 16 (5.11%) Oracle Linux
8 10 (3.19%) Debian
9 9 (2.88%) Android
10 6 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.60%) Solaris
12 3 (0.96%) Fedora
13 2 (0.64%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (48.88%) Software Engineering
2 116 (37.06%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (27.80%) DevOps
4 83 (26.52%) Continuous Integration
5 70 (22.36%) Configuration Management
6 46 (14.70%) Open Source
7 44 (14.06%) Data Management
8 43 (13.74%) OO
9 40 (12.78%) Continuous Delivery
10 37 (11.82%) Business Intelligence
11 35 (11.18%) TDD
12 33 (10.54%) Mentoring
13 31 (9.90%) SDLC
14 21 (6.71%) Scrum
15 20 (6.39%) SOA
16 19 (6.07%) Service Delivery
16 19 (6.07%) Build Automation
16 19 (6.07%) Capacity Planning
17 18 (5.75%) Performance Tuning
17 18 (5.75%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 157 (50.16%) Java
2 127 (40.58%) Perl
3 95 (30.35%) Ruby
4 77 (24.60%) Bash Shell
5 71 (22.68%) Scala
6 69 (22.04%) Clojure
7 63 (20.13%) JavaScript
8 61 (19.49%) C++
9 43 (13.74%) PHP
10 38 (12.14%) C
11 29 (9.27%) PowerShell
12 24 (7.67%) C#
13 23 (7.35%) Shell Script
14 19 (6.07%) Jython
15 14 (4.47%) SQL
16 12 (3.83%) Groovy
17 10 (3.19%) Go
18 9 (2.88%) R
19 7 (2.24%) Bourne shell
20 5 (1.60%) Korn
Qualifications
1 89 (28.43%) Degree
2 26 (8.31%) CCNA
2 26 (8.31%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.60%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.60%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.64%) PhD
5 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.15%) QA
System Software
1 102 (32.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (20.13%) Docker
3 44 (14.06%) Xen
3 44 (14.06%) KVM
4 40 (12.78%) LXC
5 21 (6.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 18 (5.75%) VirtualBox
7 7 (2.24%) Samba
8 6 (1.92%) Active Directory
9 5 (1.60%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.64%) Varnish
10 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.32%) Gluster
11 1 (0.32%) NFS
11 1 (0.32%) Firmware
11 1 (0.32%) Snort
11 1 (0.32%) Squid
11 1 (0.32%) oVirt
11 1 (0.32%) GFS2
11 1 (0.32%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 112 (35.78%) Puppet
2 70 (22.36%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (15.02%) Nagios
4 42 (13.42%) Ansible
5 36 (11.50%) Graphite
6 28 (8.95%) Vagrant
7 25 (7.99%) Salt
8 18 (5.75%) Oracle Identity Management
9 7 (2.24%) ZABBIX
9 7 (2.24%) Kibana
10 6 (1.92%) Zenoss
11 5 (1.60%) Opsview
12 3 (0.96%) Capistrano
12 3 (0.96%) Kubernetes
13 1 (0.32%) Oracle ZFS
13 1 (0.32%) SELinux
13 1 (0.32%) Pacemaker
13 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
13 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Satellite
13 1 (0.32%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 113 (36.10%) VMware
2 73 (23.32%) Oracle
3 39 (12.46%) Google
4 36 (11.50%) Red Hat
5 28 (8.95%) Rackspace
6 20 (6.39%) HP
7 15 (4.79%) Cisco
8 12 (3.83%) SAP
9 5 (1.60%) Mapinfo
9 5 (1.60%) ESRI
10 4 (1.28%) Sybase
11 2 (0.64%) Microsoft
12 1 (0.32%) Citrix
12 1 (0.32%) Cadence
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £100000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago