The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 39 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Python 20 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.95% 5.26% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.85% 7.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 0
Average salary £36,625 £21,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+74.40% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Python
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
226 230 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 55.94% 71.21% 70.27%
Number of salaries quoted 188 206 150
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Python
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Cheltenham region.

Python Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Python
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 24 (68.57%) Linux
2 19 (54.29%) Windows
2 19 (54.29%) Perl
3 17 (48.57%) Ruby
4 16 (45.71%) PowerShell
5 15 (42.86%) Java
6 14 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 14 (40.00%) C#
7 13 (37.14%) C++
8 12 (34.29%) SQL
9 11 (31.43%) C
9 11 (31.43%) MySQL
10 10 (28.57%) Oracle
10 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 10 (28.57%) HTML
10 10 (28.57%) Cyber Security
10 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
11 9 (25.71%) jQuery
11 9 (25.71%) Computer Forensics
11 9 (25.71%) REST
11 9 (25.71%) Assembly Language
12 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
12 8 (22.86%) HTML5
13 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 7 (20.00%) MS Exchange
13 7 (20.00%) UNIX
14 6 (17.14%) PHP
14 6 (17.14%) DNS
14 6 (17.14%) Internet
14 6 (17.14%) Firewall

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 7 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.57%) IIS
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (17.14%) DNS
2 6 (17.14%) Internet
2 6 (17.14%) Firewall
3 5 (14.29%) Wireshark
3 5 (14.29%) VPN
4 4 (11.43%) HTTP
4 4 (11.43%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (8.57%) Network Security
6 2 (5.71%) NAS
6 2 (5.71%) SSL
6 2 (5.71%) SAN
7 1 (2.86%) 3G
7 1 (2.86%) SDH
7 1 (2.86%) DHCP
7 1 (2.86%) 2G
7 1 (2.86%) 2.5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) MySQL
2 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Subversion
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.86%) Gerrit
3 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) JUnit
3 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.86%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.86%) NUnit
3 1 (2.86%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) TestNG
General
1 2 (5.71%) Military
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Software Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Principal Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Network Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Incident Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Incident Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Senior IT Security Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Security Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) IT Security Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Telecoms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) HTML
2 9 (25.71%) jQuery
2 9 (25.71%) REST
3 8 (22.86%) HTML5
4 2 (5.71%) STL
4 2 (5.71%) XML
5 1 (2.86%) .NET
5 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.71%) PKI
1 2 (5.71%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.86%) SCADA
2 1 (2.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Linux
2 19 (54.29%) Windows
3 7 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
1 10 (28.57%) Cyber Security
2 9 (25.71%) Computer Forensics
3 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (11.43%) SIEM
5 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.57%) OO
5 3 (8.57%) Scrum
6 2 (5.71%) Information Security
6 2 (5.71%) Time Management
6 2 (5.71%) TDD
6 2 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) Perl
2 17 (48.57%) Ruby
3 16 (45.71%) PowerShell
4 15 (42.86%) Java
5 14 (40.00%) C#
6 13 (37.14%) C++
7 12 (34.29%) SQL
8 11 (31.43%) C
9 9 (25.71%) Assembly Language
10 6 (17.14%) PHP
11 2 (5.71%) Delphi
11 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
12 1 (2.86%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
2 4 (11.43%) Snort
3 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
1 2 (5.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Oracle
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.29%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Dell
5 1 (2.86%) Apple