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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 44 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Python 16 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.39% 4.47% 1.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.11% 6.74% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 3
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
262 193 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 55.51% 66.32% 70.33%
Number of salaries quoted 227 176 179
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 22 December 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 22 (62.86%) Linux
3 16 (45.71%) SQL
4 15 (42.86%) PHP
5 14 (40.00%) C++
5 14 (40.00%) HTML
6 13 (37.14%) Java
6 13 (37.14%) C#
7 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
8 11 (31.43%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
8 11 (31.43%) C
8 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
9 10 (28.57%) Perl
9 10 (28.57%) Internet
9 10 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
10 8 (22.86%) MySQL
10 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
10 8 (22.86%) Subversion
10 8 (22.86%) DV Cleared
11 7 (20.00%) Ruby
11 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 7 (20.00%) Oracle
12 6 (17.14%) Solaris
12 6 (17.14%) XML
12 6 (17.14%) DNS
12 6 (17.14%) SSL
12 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
12 6 (17.14%) Military

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) CMS
2 2 (5.71%) Joomla!
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
1 11 (31.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 10 (28.57%) Internet
3 6 (17.14%) Firewall
3 6 (17.14%) DNS
3 6 (17.14%) SSL
4 4 (11.43%) VPN
5 2 (5.71%) SMTP
5 2 (5.71%) HTTP
5 2 (5.71%) SAN
5 2 (5.71%) Network Security
5 2 (5.71%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) MySQL
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Subversion
2 3 (8.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (5.71%) ClearCase
3 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (2.86%) Ant
4 1 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 6 (17.14%) Military
2 3 (8.57%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Software Engineer
1 10 (28.57%) Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Software Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Security Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Principal Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Graduate
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.86%) IT Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.86%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) HTML
2 6 (17.14%) XML
2 6 (17.14%) jQuery
3 5 (14.29%) HTML5
3 5 (14.29%) REST
4 3 (8.57%) CSS
4 3 (8.57%) .NET
5 2 (5.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (2.86%) Classic ASP
6 1 (2.86%) Ajax
6 1 (2.86%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
1 6 (17.14%) PKI
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 22 (62.86%) Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Solaris
4 5 (14.29%) UNIX
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
2 10 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (17.14%) Information Security
3 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
3 6 (17.14%) Time Management
3 6 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (14.29%) Cyber Security
5 4 (11.43%) MVC
5 4 (11.43%) OO
6 3 (8.57%) Computer Forensics
7 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.71%) Content Management
7 2 (5.71%) OOP
7 2 (5.71%) Migration
7 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (5.71%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (5.71%) Web Development
7 2 (5.71%) Release Management
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) SQL
2 15 (42.86%) PHP
3 14 (40.00%) C++
4 13 (37.14%) Java
4 13 (37.14%) C#
5 11 (31.43%) C
6 10 (28.57%) Perl
7 7 (20.00%) Ruby
7 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
9 3 (8.57%) Assembly Language
10 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
10 2 (5.71%) PHP5
11 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.86%) Lua
11 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) DV Cleared
3 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) BC Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
1 2 (5.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Sun