The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 34 31 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Python 9 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.66% 4.26% 1.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.38% 7.69% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 4
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Python
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
122 130 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 49.59% 55.32% 71.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82 110 134
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Python
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Python Salary Trend in Chester

Python
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Chester region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Chester

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 26 (70.27%) Django
2 15 (40.54%) HTML
2 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
2 15 (40.54%) CSS
3 13 (35.14%) MySQL
4 7 (18.92%) Perl
4 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (18.92%) Finance
4 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.22%) Validation
5 6 (16.22%) jQuery
6 5 (13.51%) PHP
6 5 (13.51%) Publishing
6 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
6 5 (13.51%) HTML5
7 4 (10.81%) Scrum
7 4 (10.81%) TDD
7 4 (10.81%) Pair Programming
8 3 (8.11%) C++
8 3 (8.11%) Java
8 3 (8.11%) Oracle
8 3 (8.11%) SAS
8 3 (8.11%) Erlang
9 2 (5.41%) Web Services
9 2 (5.41%) XML
9 2 (5.41%) UNIX
9 2 (5.41%) Linux
9 2 (5.41%) Apache
9 2 (5.41%) XHTML
9 2 (5.41%) W3C

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 3 (8.11%) SAS
2 2 (5.41%) nginx
2 2 (5.41%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
1 1 (2.70%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) MySQL
2 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Hudson
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Publishing
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (81.08%) Developer
1 30 (81.08%) Python Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Python/Django Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Perl Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Django Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Python Software Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Head of Development
6 2 (5.41%) Programmer
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Testing Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Python Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Graduate
7 1 (2.70%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (70.27%) Django
2 15 (40.54%) HTML
2 15 (40.54%) CSS
3 6 (16.22%) jQuery
4 5 (13.51%) HTML5
5 2 (5.41%) Web Services
5 2 (5.41%) XML
5 2 (5.41%) XHTML
6 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) W3C
2 1 (2.70%) Statistics
2 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.70%) Physics
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) UNIX
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
1 2 (5.41%) Debian
1 2 (5.41%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.22%) Validation
3 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
4 4 (10.81%) TDD
4 4 (10.81%) Pair Programming
4 4 (10.81%) Scrum
5 2 (5.41%) Web Development
6 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.70%) System Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.70%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.70%) Project Management
6 1 (2.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
2 7 (18.92%) Perl
3 5 (13.51%) PHP
4 3 (8.11%) C++
4 3 (8.11%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) Erlang
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) SQL
5 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) Yahoo!
3 1 (2.70%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.70%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
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