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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 72 85 101
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +16
Permanent jobs citing Python 55 37 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.82% 2.16% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.12% 3.63% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 53 31 17
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
1074 1019 1066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 55.11% 59.52% 63.41%
Number of salaries quoted 955 910 959
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 January 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Bristol

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 61 (59.80%) Linux
2 50 (49.02%) Perl
3 48 (47.06%) Ruby
4 45 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (41.18%) C++
6 38 (37.25%) Bash Shell
7 37 (36.27%) PHP
8 31 (30.39%) Software Engineering
9 29 (28.43%) C
9 29 (28.43%) JavaScript
10 27 (26.47%) OO
11 26 (25.49%) Java
12 25 (24.51%) Windows
13 24 (23.53%) CSS
14 23 (22.55%) C#
14 23 (22.55%) Degree
14 23 (22.55%) Puppet
15 22 (21.57%) Scrum
15 22 (21.57%) HTML
15 22 (21.57%) Opscode Chef
16 20 (19.61%) Ubuntu
17 19 (18.63%) Open Source
18 18 (17.65%) MySQL
18 18 (17.65%) DevOps
19 17 (16.67%) Apache
19 17 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
19 17 (16.67%) Red Hat
20 16 (15.69%) Nagios
20 16 (15.69%) Android
20 16 (15.69%) Multithreading

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (16.67%) Apache
2 10 (9.80%) nginx
3 7 (6.86%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (6.86%) IIS
3 7 (6.86%) Apache Solr
3 7 (6.86%) OpenStack
4 6 (5.88%) Node.js
5 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.98%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (3.92%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) SaaS
1 2 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.98%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.98%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.98%) PaaS
2 1 (0.98%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.71%) TCP/IP
2 12 (11.76%) DLNA
3 7 (6.86%) VPN
4 6 (5.88%) LAN
4 6 (5.88%) WAN
4 6 (5.88%) Firewall
5 2 (1.96%) DVB
6 1 (0.98%) CDMA2000
6 1 (0.98%) Wireless
6 1 (0.98%) GPRS
6 1 (0.98%) GSM
6 1 (0.98%) DNS
6 1 (0.98%) SAN
6 1 (0.98%) SSH
6 1 (0.98%) HSPA
6 1 (0.98%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.65%) MySQL
2 10 (9.80%) Hadoop
2 10 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (8.82%) MongoDB
3 9 (8.82%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.86%) MariaDB
5 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.92%) Big Data
6 1 (0.98%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 11 (10.78%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.84%) Hudson
2 8 (7.84%) Subversion
2 8 (7.84%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.86%) Selenium
3 7 (6.86%) Mercurial
3 7 (6.86%) Cucumber
4 6 (5.88%) WebDriver
5 5 (4.90%) SpecFlow
5 5 (4.90%) Eclipse
5 5 (4.90%) JUnit
5 5 (4.90%) NUnit
5 5 (4.90%) TestNG
6 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.96%) Maven
7 2 (1.96%) Ant
8 1 (0.98%) Emacs
8 1 (0.98%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.98%) PVCS
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (8.82%) Finance
2 6 (5.88%) Aerospace
2 6 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.90%) Electronics
3 5 (4.90%) Banking
3 5 (4.90%) Retail
4 3 (2.94%) Games
4 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.94%) Marketing
5 1 (0.98%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (25.49%) Developer
2 23 (22.55%) Software Engineer
3 14 (13.73%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (7.84%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (6.86%) Support Engineer
5 7 (6.86%) C++ Developer
6 6 (5.88%) Administrator
6 6 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Consultant
7 5 (4.90%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Systems Developer
7 5 (4.90%) Test Specialist
7 5 (4.90%) Test Automation Specialist
7 5 (4.90%) Automation Specialist
8 4 (3.92%) Analyst
9 3 (2.94%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.94%) Architect
9 3 (2.94%) PHP Developer
10 2 (1.96%) Principal Engineer
10 2 (1.96%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.53%) CSS
2 22 (21.57%) HTML
3 9 (8.82%) .NET
4 7 (6.86%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (6.86%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (5.88%) LINQ
5 6 (5.88%) jQuery
6 4 (3.92%) HTML5
6 4 (3.92%) JSON
6 4 (3.92%) XML
7 3 (2.94%) STL
7 3 (2.94%) LAMP
8 2 (1.96%) Backbone.js
8 2 (1.96%) Twisted
8 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.96%) Spring
8 2 (1.96%) JNI
8 2 (1.96%) Ajax
8 2 (1.96%) Django
8 2 (1.96%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.63%) Open Source
2 12 (11.76%) MPEG
3 10 (9.80%) Mathematics
3 10 (9.80%) Physics
3 10 (9.80%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.86%) Derivative
5 6 (5.88%) Device Driver
5 6 (5.88%) Algorithms
6 5 (4.90%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (3.92%) DTV
8 2 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.96%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.98%) Clustering
9 1 (0.98%) Verilog
9 1 (0.98%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.98%) STB
Operating Systems
1 61 (59.80%) Linux
2 25 (24.51%) Windows
3 20 (19.61%) Ubuntu
4 16 (15.69%) Android
5 15 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (11.76%) CentOS
7 10 (9.80%) Debian
8 9 (8.82%) Fedora
9 8 (7.84%) Oracle Linux
9 8 (7.84%) UNIX
10 3 (2.94%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.98%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (30.39%) Software Engineering
3 27 (26.47%) OO
4 22 (21.57%) Scrum
5 18 (17.65%) DevOps
6 17 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
7 16 (15.69%) Multithreading
8 15 (14.71%) Software Architecture
9 13 (12.75%) OOP
9 13 (12.75%) Configuration Management
9 13 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (12.75%) Kanban
10 12 (11.76%) E-Commerce
10 12 (11.76%) Android Development
11 10 (9.80%) Refactoring
11 10 (9.80%) Mentoring
12 8 (7.84%) Time Management
13 7 (6.86%) OOD
13 7 (6.86%) TDD
13 7 (6.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (49.02%) Perl
2 48 (47.06%) Ruby
3 42 (41.18%) C++
4 38 (37.25%) Bash Shell
5 37 (36.27%) PHP
6 29 (28.43%) C
6 29 (28.43%) JavaScript
7 26 (25.49%) Java
8 23 (22.55%) C#
9 10 (9.80%) Shell Script
10 8 (7.84%) PowerShell
11 7 (6.86%) Lisp
12 6 (5.88%) Fortran
13 5 (4.90%) SQL
13 5 (4.90%) Groovy
14 3 (2.94%) VBA
15 2 (1.96%) PHP5
15 2 (1.96%) Golang
16 1 (0.98%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (22.55%) Degree
2 6 (5.88%) CCNA
2 6 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (5.88%) PhD
3 3 (2.94%) ISEB
4 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.86%) Varnish
2 4 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.96%) Docker
4 1 (0.98%) KVM
4 1 (0.98%) oVirt
4 1 (0.98%) RHEV
4 1 (0.98%) Samba
4 1 (0.98%) NFS
4 1 (0.98%) Squid
4 1 (0.98%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 23 (22.55%) Puppet
2 22 (21.57%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (15.69%) Nagios
4 14 (13.73%) Ansible
5 12 (11.76%) Zenoss
6 9 (8.82%) ZABBIX
7 7 (6.86%) HAProxy
7 7 (6.86%) Salt
7 7 (6.86%) Icinga
7 7 (6.86%) Munin
8 1 (0.98%) Graphite
8 1 (0.98%) SELinux
8 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.98%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 17 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 9 (8.82%) Oracle
3 7 (6.86%) Percona
4 5 (4.90%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.92%) VMware
6 2 (1.96%) SAP
7 1 (0.98%) Perforce
7 1 (0.98%) Sybase
7 1 (0.98%) Zend
7 1 (0.98%) Google
Bristol
People Source
Salary: £60000 - £72000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum, Benefits bonus and pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + Discretionary relocation assistanc
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + standard market benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Excellent plus Discretionary Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits: Plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago