The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 98 94 104
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Python 25 20 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.30% 1.26% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.46% 2.19% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 23 17 31
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £47,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Python
North 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 Cheshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1018 912 1236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 53.10% 57.39% 57.43%
Number of salaries quoted 825 798 1118
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Python
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Python Salary Trend in Cheshire

Python
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Python
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -1 10 £34,000 +13.33%
Warrington - 6 £40,000 - 1
Wilmslow - 4 £43,750 -
Crewe 0 1 £41,500 -12.63%
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 38 (41.76%) JavaScript
2 32 (35.16%) HTML
3 31 (34.07%) MySQL
4 29 (31.87%) Django
5 27 (29.67%) CSS
6 26 (28.57%) Java
6 26 (28.57%) Finance
7 23 (25.27%) Software Engineering
7 23 (25.27%) SQL
8 22 (24.18%) Linux
9 21 (23.08%) C++
10 20 (21.98%) PHP
10 20 (21.98%) TDD
10 20 (21.98%) HTML5
11 18 (19.78%) jQuery
11 18 (19.78%) Perl
12 15 (16.48%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (15.38%) Oracle
13 14 (15.38%) Apache
13 14 (15.38%) Web Development
14 12 (13.19%) Rackspace
14 12 (13.19%) Flask
14 12 (13.19%) C
14 12 (13.19%) Web Services
14 12 (13.19%) UNIX
14 12 (13.19%) Ruby
15 11 (12.09%) SOA
15 11 (12.09%) Degree
15 11 (12.09%) JSON
15 11 (12.09%) nginx

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 14 (15.38%) Apache
2 11 (12.09%) nginx
3 9 (9.89%) SAS
3 9 (9.89%) uWSGI
4 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.30%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.30%) IIS
4 3 (3.30%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.10%) CMS
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle 9iAS
6 1 (1.10%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) MS Office
1 4 (4.40%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.40%) SPSS
2 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (2.20%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) LDAP
1 3 (3.30%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (2.20%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.10%) SSH
3 1 (1.10%) CTI
3 1 (1.10%) FTP
3 1 (1.10%) HTTP
3 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (34.07%) MySQL
2 15 (16.48%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (8.79%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (6.59%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.59%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (4.40%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.30%) Big Data
6 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.20%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.20%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.20%) Spotfire
7 2 (2.20%) PowerCenter
7 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Subversion
2 9 (9.89%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.10%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.10%) Hudson
4 1 (1.10%) Aptana Studio
4 1 (1.10%) Sublime Text
General
1 26 (28.57%) Finance
2 10 (10.99%) Retail
3 7 (7.69%) Automotive
4 5 (5.49%) Publishing
5 3 (3.30%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.10%) Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (65.93%) Developer
2 36 (39.56%) Python Developer
3 12 (13.19%) Python/Django Developer
4 11 (12.09%) Software Engineer
5 10 (10.99%) Senior Developer
5 10 (10.99%) Software Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Django Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Perl Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Python Software Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Release Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Graduate
9 4 (4.40%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (4.40%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Consultant
9 4 (4.40%) Progress Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Network Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) Applications Packager
10 3 (3.30%) Software Packager
11 2 (2.20%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (35.16%) HTML
2 29 (31.87%) Django
3 27 (29.67%) CSS
4 20 (21.98%) HTML5
5 18 (19.78%) jQuery
6 12 (13.19%) Flask
6 12 (13.19%) Web Services
7 11 (12.09%) JSON
8 10 (10.99%) Ajax
8 10 (10.99%) CSS3
8 10 (10.99%) SOAP
9 9 (9.89%) .NET
9 9 (9.89%) SQLAlchemy
10 6 (6.59%) Application Packaging
10 6 (6.59%) Software Packaging
11 5 (5.49%) Middleware
11 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET
11 5 (5.49%) XML
12 3 (3.30%) XHTML
12 3 (3.30%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.49%) Mathematics
2 5 (5.49%) Physics
3 4 (4.40%) Statistics
4 2 (2.20%) Life Science
4 2 (2.20%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.20%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.20%) Informatics
4 2 (2.20%) W3C
5 1 (1.10%) Economics
5 1 (1.10%) DTV
5 1 (1.10%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.18%) Linux
2 12 (13.19%) UNIX
3 2 (2.20%) Mac OS
3 2 (2.20%) Solaris
3 2 (2.20%) Debian
4 1 (1.10%) Windows
4 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.27%) Software Engineering
2 20 (21.98%) TDD
3 14 (15.38%) Web Development
4 11 (12.09%) SOA
5 7 (7.69%) Change Control
5 7 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (6.59%) Validation
6 6 (6.59%) Business Analysis
7 5 (5.49%) Project Management
8 4 (4.40%) Change Management
8 4 (4.40%) Pair Programming
8 4 (4.40%) Scrum
9 3 (3.30%) Data Management
9 3 (3.30%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.30%) ITIL
9 3 (3.30%) Analytics
10 2 (2.20%) Data Analytics
10 2 (2.20%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (41.76%) JavaScript
2 26 (28.57%) Java
3 23 (25.27%) SQL
4 21 (23.08%) C++
5 20 (21.98%) PHP
6 18 (19.78%) Perl
7 12 (13.19%) C
7 12 (13.19%) Ruby
8 9 (9.89%) PowerShell
9 7 (7.69%) Ada
10 6 (6.59%) T-SQL
11 5 (5.49%) Golang
12 3 (3.30%) Erlang
13 2 (2.20%) VBA
13 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
13 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.10%) C#
14 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.10%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (12.09%) Degree
2 10 (10.99%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) MCSE
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.10%) RHCE
4 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.10%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Puppet
1 3 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (15.38%) Oracle
2 12 (13.19%) Rackspace
3 6 (6.59%) Google
3 6 (6.59%) SAP
3 6 (6.59%) Business Objects
3 6 (6.59%) Remedy
4 4 (4.40%) IBM
4 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.40%) Progress
4 4 (4.40%) JBoss
5 2 (2.20%) Yahoo!
5 2 (2.20%) Hyperion
5 2 (2.20%) Informatica
6 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
Warrington
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension
Posted: 27 days ago