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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 31 30 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Python 20 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.25% 3.66% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.87% 5.74% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 2
Average salary £33,875 £32,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.23% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £32,500 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £40,000 £41,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
184 122 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 66.67% 63.87% 56.69%
Number of salaries quoted 160 114 180
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £28,299
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
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 21 August 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 34 (70.83%) C++
2 30 (62.50%) C#
3 28 (58.33%) C
3 28 (58.33%) Java
3 28 (58.33%) Software Engineering
4 26 (54.17%) HTML
5 20 (41.67%) Ruby
5 20 (41.67%) Degree
5 20 (41.67%) Computer Science
6 19 (39.58%) Security Cleared
7 18 (37.50%) PHP
7 18 (37.50%) Linux
8 16 (33.33%) SQL
9 15 (31.25%) TCP/IP
10 14 (29.17%) MVC
10 14 (29.17%) jQuery
10 14 (29.17%) HTML5
11 13 (27.08%) Information Security
11 13 (27.08%) DV Cleared
12 12 (25.00%) XML
12 12 (25.00%) Windows
13 11 (22.92%) .NET
14 10 (20.83%) Subversion
15 9 (18.75%) Internet
15 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
16 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
16 8 (16.67%) SSL
16 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
16 8 (16.67%) Assembly Language
16 8 (16.67%) Management Information System

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1 (2.08%) CMS
1 1 (2.08%) Joomla!
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 9 (18.75%) Internet
3 8 (16.67%) SSL
4 4 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (8.33%) DNS
5 2 (4.17%) SMTP
5 2 (4.17%) HTTP
5 2 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Subversion
2 7 (14.58%) SoapUI
3 5 (10.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.25%) Selenium
5 3 (6.25%) Ranorex
5 3 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (6.25%) JMeter
6 2 (4.17%) ClearCase
6 2 (4.17%) WATIR
6 2 (4.17%) FitNesse
6 2 (4.17%) TestComplete
6 2 (4.17%) WatiN
7 1 (2.08%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (2.08%) Ant
7 1 (2.08%) Maven
General
1 8 (16.67%) Military
2 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.50%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Software Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Test Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Graduate
4 5 (10.42%) Tester
4 5 (10.42%) Integration Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Junior
5 4 (8.33%) Junior Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) ASP Developer
6 3 (6.25%) QA Tester
6 3 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Graduate Software Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (6.25%) QA Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Security Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Software Tester
7 2 (4.17%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (54.17%) HTML
2 14 (29.17%) jQuery
2 14 (29.17%) HTML5
3 12 (25.00%) XML
4 11 (22.92%) .NET
5 5 (10.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (8.33%) CSS
6 4 (8.33%) SOAP
7 3 (6.25%) Ajax
7 3 (6.25%) Django
7 3 (6.25%) Classic ASP
7 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 8 (16.67%) PKI
3 6 (12.50%) Digital Media
4 5 (10.42%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Linux
2 12 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (6.25%) UNIX
4 2 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 14 (29.17%) MVC
3 13 (27.08%) Information Security
4 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 8 (16.67%) Time Management
5 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (14.58%) OO
7 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.42%) Computer Forensics
8 5 (10.42%) Scrum
8 5 (10.42%) Automated Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Regression Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Programme Management
8 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
8 5 (10.42%) Software Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (4.17%) Release Management
10 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) C++
2 30 (62.50%) C#
3 28 (58.33%) C
3 28 (58.33%) Java
4 20 (41.67%) Ruby
5 18 (37.50%) PHP
6 16 (33.33%) SQL
7 8 (16.67%) Assembly Language
8 7 (14.58%) Perl
9 5 (10.42%) VB.NET
9 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
9 5 (10.42%) PHP5
10 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
11 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.08%) Lua
Qualifications
1 20 (41.67%) Degree
2 19 (39.58%) Security Cleared
3 13 (27.08%) DV Cleared
4 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 5 (10.42%) ISEB
5 5 (10.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.08%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (2.08%) Sun
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