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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank - 38 32
Permanent jobs citing Python 0 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 3.46% 4.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 6.87% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 10
Average salary - £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
179 131 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 61.72% 50.38% 51.42%
Number of salaries quoted 111 86 106
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 4 September 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) JUnit
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) Groovy
3 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Release Management
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) SAS
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) JMeter

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Economics
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (16.67%) Physics
1 1 (16.67%) Psychology
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Release Management
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Research
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) API Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 3 (50.00%) Groovy
3 3 (50.00%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft