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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 109 103 94
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Python 15 19 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.80% 1.12% 2.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.70% 1.82% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 45
Average salary £57,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.64% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £46,700 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
882 1043 1430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 46.91% 61.72% 64.76%
Number of salaries quoted 772 853 1254
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 +2 7 £67,500 +117.74% 2
Warrington +10 3 £35,000 -9.09%
Crewe - 3 £30,000 - 1
Ellesmere Port - 1 £32,500 -
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 18 (43.90%) Perl
2 14 (34.15%) Linux
3 11 (26.83%) Finance
3 11 (26.83%) Django
4 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
5 9 (21.95%) Java
5 9 (21.95%) MySQL
6 8 (19.51%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (17.07%) jQuery
7 7 (17.07%) Information Security
8 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
8 6 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (14.63%) Validation
8 6 (14.63%) JSON
8 6 (14.63%) Wireshark
8 6 (14.63%) FTP
8 6 (14.63%) HTTP
8 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
8 6 (14.63%) MS Office
8 6 (14.63%) CSS
8 6 (14.63%) HTML
8 6 (14.63%) SQL
8 6 (14.63%) UNIX
8 6 (14.63%) Flash
9 5 (12.20%) PHP
9 5 (12.20%) C++
9 5 (12.20%) DNS
9 5 (12.20%) HTTPS
9 5 (12.20%) Ajax
10 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 4 (9.76%) Apache
2 3 (7.32%) SAS
3 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.88%) JBoss
4 1 (2.44%) nginx
4 1 (2.44%) uWSGI
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Office
2 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.88%) SPSS
4 1 (2.44%) Edge Animate
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) FTP
1 6 (14.63%) HTTP
1 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
1 6 (14.63%) Wireshark
2 5 (12.20%) DNS
2 5 (12.20%) HTTPS
3 2 (4.88%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.44%) LDAP
4 1 (2.44%) SAN
4 1 (2.44%) Firewall
4 1 (2.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) MySQL
2 8 (19.51%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.44%) Big Data
5 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (2.44%) Subversion
1 1 (2.44%) Aptana Studio
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
1 1 (2.44%) Sublime Text
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Publishing
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Developer
2 16 (39.02%) Python Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Perl Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.32%) PHP Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Programmer
5 3 (7.32%) Python Programmer
5 3 (7.32%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Django Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Python/Django Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Python Software Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) Django
2 7 (17.07%) jQuery
3 6 (14.63%) JSON
3 6 (14.63%) CSS
3 6 (14.63%) HTML
3 6 (14.63%) Flash
4 5 (12.20%) Ajax
5 4 (9.76%) SOAP
5 4 (9.76%) HTML5
5 4 (9.76%) CSS3
5 4 (9.76%) Flask
6 3 (7.32%) SQLAlchemy
6 3 (7.32%) Middleware
7 2 (4.88%) Web Services
7 2 (4.88%) Apache Flex
8 1 (2.44%) Pyramid
8 1 (2.44%) XML
8 1 (2.44%) XSD
8 1 (2.44%) J2EE
8 1 (2.44%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Open Source
2 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.44%) DTV
3 1 (2.44%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.44%) Economics
3 1 (2.44%) SCADA
3 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.44%) Physics
3 1 (2.44%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) UNIX
3 2 (4.88%) Solaris
3 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Windows
4 1 (2.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Information Security
2 6 (14.63%) Validation
2 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
3 4 (9.76%) Change Management
3 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.32%) TDD
4 3 (7.32%) OOP
4 3 (7.32%) ITIL
4 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
4 3 (7.32%) SOA
5 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.88%) Scrum
5 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.88%) TOGAF
5 2 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Use Case
6 1 (2.44%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.44%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) Perl
2 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
3 9 (21.95%) Java
4 6 (14.63%) SQL
5 5 (12.20%) C++
5 5 (12.20%) PHP
6 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.88%) VBA
7 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.88%) Ruby
8 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.44%) C
8 1 (2.44%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) Degree
3 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.44%) MCSE
4 1 (2.44%) CISSP
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.44%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.44%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.44%) Opsview
2 1 (2.44%) Nagios
2 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Rackspace
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) IBM
2 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.44%) VMware
3 1 (2.44%) Yahoo!
3 1 (2.44%) Google
3 1 (2.44%) Splunk
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + competitive
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