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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 29 62 86
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +24
Permanent jobs citing Python 169 56 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 8.83% 3.14% 1.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.76% 6.19% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 110 41 27
Average salary £67,500 £42,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.82% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -
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
1228 904 954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 64.16% 50.64% 60.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1095 759 885
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 31 August 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Bristol

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 181 (58.01%) Linux
2 166 (53.21%) Software Engineering
3 160 (51.28%) Java
4 126 (40.38%) Perl
5 124 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
6 121 (38.78%) VMware
7 113 (36.22%) Git (software)
8 110 (35.26%) VMware Infrastructure
9 102 (32.69%) Puppet
10 96 (30.77%) Ruby
11 92 (29.49%) Amazon AWS
12 88 (28.21%) Degree
13 86 (27.56%) UNIX
14 84 (26.92%) Jenkins
15 83 (26.60%) DevOps
16 78 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
17 74 (23.72%) Clojure
18 73 (23.40%) Hudson
18 73 (23.40%) Scala
19 71 (22.76%) Docker
19 71 (22.76%) Opscode Chef
19 71 (22.76%) Oracle
20 69 (22.12%) Maven
20 69 (22.12%) PaaS
20 69 (22.12%) Bash Shell
21 68 (21.79%) Artifactory
21 68 (21.79%) Configuration Management
22 67 (21.47%) OpenStack
23 63 (20.19%) SaaS
24 62 (19.87%) Telecoms

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 67 (21.47%) OpenStack
2 59 (18.91%) Apache
3 32 (10.26%) nginx
4 29 (9.29%) Tomcat
5 17 (5.45%) WebLogic
6 8 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (2.24%) IIS
8 6 (1.92%) Node.js
9 5 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.60%) Apache Pig
9 5 (1.60%) GlassFish
9 5 (1.60%) 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%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.96%) Mule
10 3 (0.96%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.64%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.32%) MS Office
1 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (4.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 92 (29.49%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (22.12%) PaaS
3 63 (20.19%) SaaS
4 43 (13.78%) Google App Engine
4 43 (13.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 40 (12.82%) IaaS
6 24 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
7 22 (7.05%) HP Helion
8 17 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.96%) GitHub
11 1 (0.32%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.94%) Internet
2 30 (9.62%) TCP/IP
3 21 (6.73%) WAN
4 20 (6.41%) LAN
5 16 (5.13%) HTTP
6 12 (3.85%) Firewall
7 9 (2.88%) DLNA
8 2 (0.64%) VoIP
9 1 (0.32%) VPN
9 1 (0.32%) DNS
9 1 (0.32%) IPv4
9 1 (0.32%) IPv6
9 1 (0.32%) LDAP
9 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.32%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.32%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.26%) Hadoop
2 28 (8.97%) Big Data
3 21 (6.73%) MySQL
4 20 (6.41%) NoSQL
5 16 (5.13%) Oracle BI EE
6 13 (4.17%) SQL Server
7 12 (3.85%) Oracle Database
8 11 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.92%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.60%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.60%) Sqoop
11 3 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 113 (36.22%) Git (software)
2 84 (26.92%) Jenkins
3 73 (23.40%) Hudson
4 69 (22.12%) Maven
5 68 (21.79%) Artifactory
6 62 (19.87%) Gradle
7 59 (18.91%) Ant
8 13 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (2.24%) Subversion
9 7 (2.24%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.60%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.96%) Selenium
12 2 (0.64%) Grunt
12 2 (0.64%) CasperJS
13 1 (0.32%) JIRA
13 1 (0.32%) PHPUnit
General
1 62 (19.87%) Telecoms
2 26 (8.33%) Electronics
3 20 (6.41%) Finance
4 16 (5.13%) Marketing
5 14 (4.49%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.88%) Law
7 8 (2.56%) Games
8 5 (1.60%) Advertising
8 5 (1.60%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 141 (45.19%) Software Engineer
2 63 (20.19%) Senior Software Engineer
3 53 (16.99%) DevOps Engineer
4 50 (16.03%) Developer
5 44 (14.10%) Cloud Engineer
6 36 (11.54%) Principal Engineer
7 33 (10.58%) Principal Software Engineer
8 32 (10.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 26 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
9 26 (8.33%) Senior Developer
10 23 (7.37%) Systems Administrator
10 23 (7.37%) Administrator
11 18 (5.77%) Software Developer
12 16 (5.13%) Cloud Software Engineer
13 13 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
14 12 (3.85%) Operations Manager
15 11 (3.53%) Senior Manager
15 11 (3.53%) C++ Software Engineer
16 9 (2.88%) Senior Software Developer
16 9 (2.88%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.54%) Web Services
1 36 (11.54%) LAMP
2 30 (9.62%) CSS
3 27 (8.65%) HTML
4 26 (8.33%) Middleware
5 24 (7.69%) MCollective
6 22 (7.05%) .NET
7 20 (6.41%) Oracle Fusion
8 16 (5.13%) WebCenter
8 16 (5.13%) Twisted
9 11 (3.53%) jQuery
9 11 (3.53%) CGI
10 9 (2.88%) REST
11 8 (2.56%) JSON
11 8 (2.56%) XML
11 8 (2.56%) Akka
12 7 (2.24%) Sensu
12 7 (2.24%) HTML5
12 7 (2.24%) RESTful
13 6 (1.92%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 48 (15.38%) Digital Media
2 32 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 23 (7.37%) Data Centre
4 21 (6.73%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (6.41%) Public Cloud
5 20 (6.41%) Management Information System
6 16 (5.13%) DTV
6 16 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (4.17%) Visualisation
8 11 (3.53%) Mathematics
9 9 (2.88%) MPEG
10 7 (2.24%) User Experience
10 7 (2.24%) Xbox
11 5 (1.60%) GIS
11 5 (1.60%) Physics
12 3 (0.96%) Replication
12 3 (0.96%) Web 2.0
13 2 (0.64%) Clustering
13 2 (0.64%) Data Integration
13 2 (0.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 181 (58.01%) Linux
2 86 (27.56%) UNIX
3 21 (6.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (5.77%) Ubuntu
5 11 (3.53%) Android
5 11 (3.53%) CentOS
5 11 (3.53%) Oracle Linux
6 7 (2.24%) Windows
7 5 (1.60%) Solaris
8 3 (0.96%) Fedora
9 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.64%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.64%) Debian
10 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (53.21%) Software Engineering
2 124 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (26.60%) DevOps
4 78 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 68 (21.79%) Configuration Management
6 47 (15.06%) Data Management
7 44 (14.10%) TDD
7 44 (14.10%) OO
7 44 (14.10%) Open Source
8 42 (13.46%) Continuous Delivery
9 38 (12.18%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (9.94%) Mentoring
10 31 (9.94%) SDLC
11 27 (8.65%) Scrum
12 24 (7.69%) SOA
13 19 (6.09%) Software Architecture
13 19 (6.09%) Build Automation
14 17 (5.45%) Multithreading
14 17 (5.45%) OOA/OOD
14 17 (5.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 160 (51.28%) Java
2 126 (40.38%) Perl
3 96 (30.77%) Ruby
4 74 (23.72%) Clojure
5 73 (23.40%) Scala
6 69 (22.12%) Bash Shell
7 61 (19.55%) C++
8 55 (17.63%) JavaScript
9 36 (11.54%) C
10 34 (10.90%) PHP
11 33 (10.58%) PowerShell
12 19 (6.09%) Jython
13 18 (5.77%) Shell Script
14 16 (5.13%) C#
15 14 (4.49%) Groovy
16 11 (3.53%) SQL
17 10 (3.21%) R
18 9 (2.88%) Go
19 7 (2.24%) Bourne shell
19 7 (2.24%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 88 (28.21%) Degree
2 20 (6.41%) CCNA
2 20 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.60%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.60%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.32%) MCSE
4 1 (0.32%) PhD
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.32%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.32%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (0.32%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (0.32%) Server+ Certification
4 1 (0.32%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.81%) QA
2 3 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 110 (35.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (22.76%) Docker
3 50 (16.03%) Xen
4 42 (13.46%) LXC
5 41 (13.14%) KVM
6 19 (6.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 16 (5.13%) VirtualBox
8 5 (1.60%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.64%) Varnish
10 1 (0.32%) NFS
10 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 102 (32.69%) Puppet
2 71 (22.76%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (15.06%) Nagios
4 40 (12.82%) Ansible
5 33 (10.58%) Graphite
6 24 (7.69%) Vagrant
7 19 (6.09%) Salt
8 16 (5.13%) Oracle Identity Management
9 8 (2.56%) Kibana
10 7 (2.24%) ZABBIX
10 7 (2.24%) Zenoss
11 5 (1.60%) Opsview
12 3 (0.96%) Capistrano
12 3 (0.96%) Kubernetes
13 1 (0.32%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 121 (38.78%) VMware
2 71 (22.76%) Oracle
3 40 (12.82%) Google
4 32 (10.26%) Red Hat
5 31 (9.94%) Rackspace
6 22 (7.05%) HP
7 14 (4.49%) SAP
8 11 (3.53%) Cisco
9 5 (1.60%) ESRI
9 5 (1.60%) Mapinfo
10 4 (1.28%) Microsoft
11 2 (0.64%) Sybase
11 2 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Working from home!
Posted: 3 days ago
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