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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 33 74 95
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +21
Permanent jobs citing Python 111 46 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 5.78% 2.59% 2.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.52% 4.57% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 83 43 36
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -0.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,700 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £42,000 £42,500
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
1055 1007 1195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 54.98% 56.64% 67.63%
Number of salaries quoted 943 890 1084
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 March 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Bristol

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 96 (57.49%) Linux
2 79 (47.31%) Perl
3 62 (37.13%) Java
4 61 (36.53%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (34.13%) Ruby
6 56 (33.53%) Bash Shell
7 55 (32.93%) Puppet
8 53 (31.74%) Software Engineering
9 52 (31.14%) PHP
10 49 (29.34%) JavaScript
11 47 (28.14%) C++
11 47 (28.14%) Degree
12 41 (24.55%) Opscode Chef
13 38 (22.75%) Apache
14 37 (22.16%) DevOps
15 36 (21.56%) OO
15 36 (21.56%) UNIX
16 34 (20.36%) Oracle
16 34 (20.36%) Git (software)
17 32 (19.16%) C#
18 31 (18.56%) C
18 31 (18.56%) Configuration Management
18 31 (18.56%) Ubuntu
18 31 (18.56%) Open Source
19 29 (17.37%) Jenkins
19 29 (17.37%) Continuous Integration
19 29 (17.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 29 (17.37%) HTML
19 29 (17.37%) CSS
19 29 (17.37%) TCP/IP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 38 (22.75%) Apache
2 26 (15.57%) OpenStack
3 19 (11.38%) nginx
4 11 (6.59%) Tomcat
5 9 (5.39%) Node.js
6 7 (4.19%) Apache Solr
6 7 (4.19%) IIS
6 7 (4.19%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (3.59%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.20%) JBoss
8 2 (1.20%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (2.40%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.57%) PaaS
2 16 (9.58%) SaaS
3 11 (6.59%) Google App Engine
3 11 (6.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (5.99%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (4.19%) IaaS
5 7 (4.19%) HP Helion
6 3 (1.80%) Google Apps
6 3 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.20%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.60%) Heroku
8 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (17.37%) TCP/IP
2 19 (11.38%) Firewall
3 18 (10.78%) WAN
4 15 (8.98%) LAN
5 10 (5.99%) HTTP
5 10 (5.99%) DLNA
6 8 (4.79%) VPN
7 6 (3.59%) Internet
8 3 (1.80%) DNS
8 3 (1.80%) IPv4
8 3 (1.80%) IPv6
8 3 (1.80%) VoIP
9 2 (1.20%) SAN
9 2 (1.20%) Wireless
9 2 (1.20%) SSH
10 1 (0.60%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.60%) HSPA
10 1 (0.60%) LTE
10 1 (0.60%) NAS
10 1 (0.60%) CDMA2000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.77%) MySQL
2 22 (13.17%) Hadoop
3 13 (7.78%) NoSQL
4 12 (7.19%) MongoDB
5 11 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.19%) MariaDB
7 6 (3.59%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.59%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (2.99%) Big Data
9 4 (2.40%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.60%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 34 (20.36%) Git (software)
2 29 (17.37%) Jenkins
3 24 (14.37%) Hudson
4 13 (7.78%) Artifactory
5 12 (7.19%) Subversion
6 10 (5.99%) Maven
6 10 (5.99%) Ant
6 10 (5.99%) Gradle
7 8 (4.79%) Cucumber
7 8 (4.79%) Selenium
7 8 (4.79%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (4.19%) Eclipse
8 7 (4.19%) TestNG
8 7 (4.19%) NUnit
8 7 (4.19%) SpecFlow
8 7 (4.19%) JUnit
8 7 (4.19%) Mercurial
8 7 (4.19%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 12 (7.19%) Finance
2 11 (6.59%) Electronics
3 8 (4.79%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.59%) Law
5 5 (2.99%) Marketing
6 4 (2.40%) Banking
6 4 (2.40%) Retail
6 4 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.40%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.20%) Back Office
7 2 (1.20%) Games
8 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.60%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (26.35%) Software Engineer
2 43 (25.75%) Developer
3 27 (16.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (8.98%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (7.78%) Administrator
5 13 (7.78%) Cloud Engineer
6 12 (7.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 9 (5.39%) Principal Engineer
8 8 (4.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 8 (4.79%) C++ Developer
8 8 (4.79%) Senior Software Engineer
8 8 (4.79%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (4.79%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (4.19%) Development Engineer
9 7 (4.19%) Principal Software Engineer
9 7 (4.19%) Software Developer
9 7 (4.19%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.19%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.59%) Operations Manager
10 6 (3.59%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.37%) HTML
1 29 (17.37%) CSS
2 16 (9.58%) .NET
3 13 (7.78%) LAMP
4 12 (7.19%) Web Services
5 10 (5.99%) Middleware
6 9 (5.39%) JSON
7 8 (4.79%) REST
8 7 (4.19%) jQuery
8 7 (4.19%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (4.19%) HTML5
8 7 (4.19%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (4.19%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (3.59%) LINQ
9 6 (3.59%) CGI
9 6 (3.59%) MCollective
9 6 (3.59%) WebCenter
10 5 (2.99%) Backbone.js
10 5 (2.99%) XML
11 4 (2.40%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.56%) Open Source
2 17 (10.18%) Mathematics
3 16 (9.58%) Physics
3 16 (9.58%) Computer Science
4 13 (7.78%) Management Information System
5 11 (6.59%) MPEG
5 11 (6.59%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.19%) Derivative
7 6 (3.59%) Device Driver
7 6 (3.59%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.99%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (2.40%) DTV
10 3 (1.80%) Clustering
11 2 (1.20%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.60%) Verilog
12 1 (0.60%) STB
12 1 (0.60%) Economics
12 1 (0.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.60%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 96 (57.49%) Linux
2 36 (21.56%) UNIX
3 31 (18.56%) Ubuntu
4 29 (17.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (16.17%) Windows
6 23 (13.77%) CentOS
7 18 (10.78%) Debian
8 15 (8.98%) Oracle Linux
9 11 (6.59%) Android
10 9 (5.39%) Fedora
11 6 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.20%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.20%) Solaris
13 1 (0.60%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (36.53%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (31.74%) Software Engineering
3 37 (22.16%) DevOps
4 36 (21.56%) OO
5 31 (18.56%) Configuration Management
6 29 (17.37%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (12.57%) Mentoring
8 20 (11.98%) Scrum
9 18 (10.78%) OOA/OOD
10 17 (10.18%) Multithreading
11 16 (9.58%) Software Architecture
11 16 (9.58%) OOP
12 14 (8.38%) E-Commerce
13 11 (6.59%) OOD
13 11 (6.59%) Kanban
14 10 (5.99%) Test Automation
14 10 (5.99%) Android Development
14 10 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (5.99%) TDD
15 8 (4.79%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (47.31%) Perl
2 62 (37.13%) Java
3 57 (34.13%) Ruby
4 56 (33.53%) Bash Shell
5 52 (31.14%) PHP
6 49 (29.34%) JavaScript
7 47 (28.14%) C++
8 32 (19.16%) C#
9 31 (18.56%) C
10 19 (11.38%) Scala
11 17 (10.18%) Shell Script
12 14 (8.38%) Clojure
13 13 (7.78%) SQL
14 9 (5.39%) PowerShell
15 7 (4.19%) Groovy
16 6 (3.59%) Golang
16 6 (3.59%) Jython
17 4 (2.40%) Fortran
18 2 (1.20%) Korn
18 2 (1.20%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 47 (28.14%) Degree
2 15 (8.98%) CCNA
2 15 (8.98%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.19%) PhD
4 3 (1.80%) ISEB
5 2 (1.20%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.59%) QA
System Software
1 21 (12.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (10.18%) Docker
3 14 (8.38%) KVM
4 9 (5.39%) LXC
4 9 (5.39%) Xen
5 8 (4.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (4.79%) Varnish
5 8 (4.79%) Samba
6 6 (3.59%) Active Directory
6 6 (3.59%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.20%) oVirt
7 2 (1.20%) GFS2
7 2 (1.20%) RHEV
7 2 (1.20%) Gluster
7 2 (1.20%) NFS
7 2 (1.20%) Squid
8 1 (0.60%) Firmware
8 1 (0.60%) Snort
Systems Management
1 55 (32.93%) Puppet
2 41 (24.55%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (14.37%) Ansible
4 21 (12.57%) Nagios
5 15 (8.98%) Salt
6 14 (8.38%) Zenoss
7 9 (5.39%) Vagrant
8 7 (4.19%) ZABBIX
8 7 (4.19%) Munin
8 7 (4.19%) HAProxy
8 7 (4.19%) Icinga
8 7 (4.19%) Graphite
9 6 (3.59%) Oracle Identity Management
10 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (1.20%) Cobbler
10 2 (1.20%) Pacemaker
10 2 (1.20%) Kubernetes
10 2 (1.20%) SELinux
10 2 (1.20%) Opsview
11 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (20.36%) Oracle
2 27 (16.17%) Red Hat
3 23 (13.77%) VMware
4 14 (8.38%) Google
5 8 (4.79%) Rackspace
6 7 (4.19%) Percona
6 7 (4.19%) HP
7 6 (3.59%) Cisco
8 5 (2.99%) Sybase
9 4 (2.40%) SAP
10 1 (0.60%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.60%) Citrix
10 1 (0.60%) Perforce
10 1 (0.60%) Zend
10 1 (0.60%) Cadence
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: Generous salary, bonus and benefits package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: Generous salary, bonus and benefits package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Flexi time / Holidays / personal study
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
People Source
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
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: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Excellent plus Discretionary Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago