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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 25 24 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Python 6 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.41% 3.08% 2.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.38% 6.00% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 6
Average salary £28,000 £42,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.11% +24.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,300 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £67,500 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
94 100 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 84.68% 51.28% 68.04%
Number of salaries quoted 86 88 114
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (86.96%) Django
2 19 (82.61%) JavaScript
3 9 (39.13%) MySQL
4 8 (34.78%) CSS
4 8 (34.78%) PHP
4 8 (34.78%) HTML
4 8 (34.78%) Linux
5 6 (26.09%) jQuery
5 6 (26.09%) Publishing
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) Open Source
7 3 (13.04%) Web Development
7 3 (13.04%) DevOps
7 3 (13.04%) Java
7 3 (13.04%) Unix
8 2 (8.70%) TDD
8 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
9 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
9 1 (4.35%) API Testing
9 1 (4.35%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (4.35%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (4.35%) Pair Programming
9 1 (4.35%) ION Trading
9 1 (4.35%) LAMP
9 1 (4.35%) Debian
9 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (4.35%) Ruby
9 1 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (4.35%) Groovy
9 1 (4.35%) Mac OS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.35%) JUnit
General
1 6 (26.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
1 18 (78.26%) Python Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Programmer
2 4 (17.39%) Python Programmer
3 3 (13.04%) Django Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Python/Django Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) PHP Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) Django
2 8 (34.78%) CSS
2 8 (34.78%) HTML
3 6 (26.09%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) LAMP
4 1 (4.35%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (4.35%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (4.35%) XHTML
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Debian
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (17.39%) Open Source
2 3 (13.04%) DevOps
2 3 (13.04%) Web Development
3 2 (8.70%) TDD
4 1 (4.35%) API Testing
4 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.35%) Pair Programming
4 1 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) JavaScript
2 8 (34.78%) PHP
3 3 (13.04%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) Groovy
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) ION Trading
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Smartsearch Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £24000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Smartsearch Recruitment
Salary: Salary negotiable dependant on experience
Posted: 5 days ago