The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
North West / Cheshire
Rank 70 82 114
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +32
Permanent jobs citing Python 17 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.70% 1.65% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.94% 3.45% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 9
Median salary £52,500 £30,223 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+73.71% -19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £25,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,400 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
578 609 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 57.68% 47.88% 47.50%
Number of salaries quoted 491 532 742
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

Python Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Python
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +9 3 £65,000 +115.07%
Crewe -9 2 £55,000 -6.38%
Chester -2 1 £52,500 +90.90% 2
Knutsford - 1 £48,000 -
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 24 (45.28%) Linux
2 21 (39.62%) Computer Science
3 18 (33.96%) Finance
4 17 (32.08%) Perl
4 17 (32.08%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (30.19%) Bash Shell
5 16 (30.19%) Java
6 15 (28.30%) Apache
6 15 (28.30%) Degree
7 14 (26.42%) SQL
8 13 (24.53%) MS Excel
8 13 (24.53%) JIRA
9 12 (22.64%) R
9 12 (22.64%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (22.64%) VBA
9 12 (22.64%) C
9 12 (22.64%) HTTP
9 12 (22.64%) Statistics
10 11 (20.75%) Clustering
10 11 (20.75%) Cisco
10 11 (20.75%) Unix
10 11 (20.75%) Puppet
10 11 (20.75%) Machine Learning
10 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
10 11 (20.75%) CentOS
10 11 (20.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (18.87%) MongoDB
11 10 (18.87%) IIS
11 10 (18.87%) MS Office

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (28.30%) Apache
2 10 (18.87%) IIS
3 9 (16.98%) SAS
4 7 (13.21%) OpenStack
5 5 (9.43%) nginx
6 2 (3.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (24.53%) MS Excel
2 10 (18.87%) MS Office
3 9 (16.98%) SPSS
4 8 (15.09%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (15.09%) OpenShift
3 2 (3.77%) PaaS
4 1 (1.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) HTTP
2 10 (18.87%) Intranet
3 7 (13.21%) SAN
4 6 (11.32%) DNS
5 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.77%) Internet
6 2 (3.77%) SSL
7 1 (1.89%) AMQP
7 1 (1.89%) BGP
7 1 (1.89%) DHCP
7 1 (1.89%) DWDM
7 1 (1.89%) Firewall
7 1 (1.89%) LAN
7 1 (1.89%) Network Security
7 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.66%) Big Data
2 3 (5.66%) QlikView
3 2 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.89%) DB2
4 1 (1.89%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.89%) MySQL
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (24.53%) JIRA
2 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.77%) JUnit
3 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.89%) MSI
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 10 (18.87%) Banking
3 6 (11.32%) Corporate Banking
3 6 (11.32%) Financial Institution
4 4 (7.55%) Marketing
5 3 (5.66%) Games
5 3 (5.66%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.66%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.77%) Back Office
6 2 (3.77%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (15.09%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) Administrator
2 7 (13.21%) Analyst
3 6 (11.32%) Developer
3 6 (11.32%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Data Scientist
6 3 (5.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Statistician
6 3 (5.66%) Software Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Statistical Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) HTML
2 4 (7.55%) .NET
3 3 (5.66%) Middleware
3 3 (5.66%) REST
4 2 (3.77%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (3.77%) Flash
4 2 (3.77%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.77%) jQuery
4 2 (3.77%) JSON
4 2 (3.77%) RESTful
4 2 (3.77%) Servlets
4 2 (3.77%) SOAP
4 2 (3.77%) Spring
4 2 (3.77%) WSGI
4 2 (3.77%) XML
5 1 (1.89%) Ajax
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.89%) Cocoa
5 1 (1.89%) FpML
5 1 (1.89%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (39.62%) Computer Science
2 17 (32.08%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (20.75%) Clustering
4 2 (3.77%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.89%) Animation
5 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (45.28%) Linux
2 11 (20.75%) CentOS
2 11 (20.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (20.75%) Unix
3 8 (15.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 8 (15.09%) Windows
4 3 (5.66%) Debian
4 3 (5.66%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.77%) AIX
5 2 (3.77%) Solaris
6 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Statistics
2 11 (20.75%) Machine Learning
3 9 (16.98%) Mathematics
3 9 (16.98%) Statistical Analysis
4 8 (15.09%) Analytics
4 8 (15.09%) Bayesian Methods
4 8 (15.09%) Economics
4 8 (15.09%) Monte Carlo Method
5 7 (13.21%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (13.21%) Validation
6 6 (11.32%) Data Validation
6 6 (11.32%) Hidden Markov Model
6 6 (11.32%) Neural Network
6 6 (11.32%) Risk Management
6 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
6 6 (11.32%) Structural Equation Modelling
6 6 (11.32%) Time Series Forecasting
7 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
7 5 (9.43%) DevOps
7 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) Perl
2 16 (30.19%) Bash Shell
2 16 (30.19%) Java
3 14 (26.42%) SQL
4 12 (22.64%) C
4 12 (22.64%) R
4 12 (22.64%) VBA
5 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
6 9 (16.98%) PHP
7 8 (15.09%) Ruby
8 7 (13.21%) MATLAB
9 4 (7.55%) C++
10 3 (5.66%) C#
11 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
11 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.89%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) PhD
3 2 (3.77%) RHCE
3 2 (3.77%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (18.87%) VMware Workstation
2 8 (15.09%) Docker
3 7 (13.21%) PowerHA
4 3 (5.66%) Postfix
4 3 (5.66%) qmail
Systems Management
1 12 (22.64%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (20.75%) Puppet
3 10 (18.87%) Nagios
4 9 (16.98%) Ansible
5 7 (13.21%) CFEngine
6 3 (5.66%) Salt
7 1 (1.89%) Galera Cluster
7 1 (1.89%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Cisco
2 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.87%) Oracle
2 10 (18.87%) VMware
3 8 (15.09%) Red Hat
4 7 (13.21%) Veritas
5 3 (5.66%) Tableau
6 2 (3.77%) Sybase
7 1 (1.89%) Juniper
7 1 (1.89%) Minitab
7 1 (1.89%) Teradata
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