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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 26 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Permanent jobs citing Python 6 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.08% 3.03% 3.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% 4.35% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 12
Average salary £42,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.86% -4.28%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
102 161 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 52.31% 69.70% 77.52%
Number of salaries quoted 90 128 244
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,200 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 28 January 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Chester

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 9 (52.94%) Perl
2 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 6 (35.29%) HTTP
2 6 (35.29%) Flash
2 6 (35.29%) Information Security
2 6 (35.29%) Wireshark
2 6 (35.29%) Django
3 5 (29.41%) FTP
3 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 5 (29.41%) DNS
3 5 (29.41%) HTTPS
4 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 3 (17.65%) MySQL
4 3 (17.65%) Publishing
4 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) CSS
5 2 (11.76%) Web Services
5 2 (11.76%) Finance
5 2 (11.76%) jQuery
5 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (11.76%) Open Source
6 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.88%) Puppet
6 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (5.88%) Ansible
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) HTTP
1 6 (35.29%) Wireshark
2 5 (29.41%) FTP
2 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 5 (29.41%) DNS
2 5 (29.41%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (17.65%) Publishing
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
1 5 (29.41%) Python Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Python Programmer
2 2 (11.76%) Programmer
2 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Perl Developer
3 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Support
3 1 (5.88%) Django Developer
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Flash
1 6 (35.29%) Django
2 2 (11.76%) jQuery
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Information Security
2 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.88%) DevOps
2 1 (5.88%) Validation
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Perl
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Yahoo!
Chester, Cheshire
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