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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 27 30 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Python 20 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.73% 3.17% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.93% 4.96% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 1
Average salary £42,000 £40,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
183 121 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 61.62% 64.02% 55.83%
Number of salaries quoted 162 116 175
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,500 £28,299
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 1 October 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 29 (63.04%) C++
2 25 (54.35%) C#
3 23 (50.00%) HTML
3 23 (50.00%) Java
4 22 (47.83%) C
4 22 (47.83%) PHP
4 22 (47.83%) Software Engineering
5 18 (39.13%) SQL
6 17 (36.96%) Windows
6 17 (36.96%) Linux
6 17 (36.96%) Security Cleared
7 14 (30.43%) Ruby
8 13 (28.26%) Information Security
8 13 (28.26%) XML
9 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
9 12 (26.09%) Computer Science
9 12 (26.09%) Degree
9 12 (26.09%) DV Cleared
10 11 (23.91%) Subversion
10 11 (23.91%) .NET
11 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (19.57%) PKI
12 9 (19.57%) HTML5
12 9 (19.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
12 9 (19.57%) jQuery
12 9 (19.57%) Time Management
12 9 (19.57%) SSL
12 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
12 9 (19.57%) MS Excel

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 2 (4.35%) CMS
1 2 (4.35%) Joomla!
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
2 9 (19.57%) SSL
3 8 (17.39%) Internet
3 8 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (10.87%) DNS
5 2 (4.35%) SMTP
5 2 (4.35%) HTTP
5 2 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Subversion
2 6 (13.04%) SoapUI
3 5 (10.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.35%) ClearCase
5 2 (4.35%) JMeter
5 2 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (4.35%) Ranorex
5 2 (4.35%) Selenium
6 1 (2.17%) WATIR
6 1 (2.17%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.17%) Maven
6 1 (2.17%) WatiN
6 1 (2.17%) TestComplete
6 1 (2.17%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (2.17%) Ant
General
1 9 (19.57%) Military
2 4 (8.70%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Software Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Developer
3 11 (23.91%) Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Graduate
6 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Tester
6 4 (8.70%) Test Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Integration Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Security Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Graduate Software Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) ASP Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Programmer
8 2 (4.35%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.35%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (50.00%) HTML
2 13 (28.26%) XML
3 11 (23.91%) .NET
4 9 (19.57%) HTML5
4 9 (19.57%) jQuery
5 5 (10.87%) CSS
6 4 (8.70%) SOAP
7 3 (6.52%) Ajax
7 3 (6.52%) Django
7 3 (6.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (6.52%) Classic ASP
7 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 9 (19.57%) PKI
2 9 (19.57%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.70%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Windows
1 17 (36.96%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Solaris
3 4 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Software Engineering
2 13 (28.26%) Information Security
3 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (19.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (19.57%) Time Management
4 9 (19.57%) Configuration Management
4 9 (19.57%) MVC
5 8 (17.39%) OO
5 8 (17.39%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (8.70%) Regression Testing
6 4 (8.70%) Scrum
6 4 (8.70%) Programme Management
6 4 (8.70%) Software Testing
6 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
6 4 (8.70%) Automated Testing
6 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) Computer Forensics
8 2 (4.35%) OOP
8 2 (4.35%) Migration
8 2 (4.35%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (63.04%) C++
2 25 (54.35%) C#
3 23 (50.00%) Java
4 22 (47.83%) C
4 22 (47.83%) PHP
5 18 (39.13%) SQL
6 14 (30.43%) Ruby
7 6 (13.04%) PHP5
7 6 (13.04%) VB.NET
7 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 6 (13.04%) Perl
8 5 (10.87%) Assembly Language
9 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.17%) Lua
10 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (36.96%) Security Cleared
2 12 (26.09%) Degree
2 12 (26.09%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) ISEB
3 4 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (2.17%) Sun
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum - benefits
Posted: 4 days ago