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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 27 41 47
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Permanent jobs citing Python 10 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.31% 3.49% 2.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.09% 5.88% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 4
Average salary £37,500 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.95% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £28,050 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £33,700 £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
110 136 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 47.41% 59.39% 70.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83 108 140
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £48,500
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 30 October 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Chester

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 11 (50.00%) Perl
2 10 (45.45%) Django
3 7 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (31.82%) Finance
4 6 (27.27%) Validation
5 5 (22.73%) CSS
5 5 (22.73%) HTML
5 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 4 (18.18%) MySQL
6 4 (18.18%) MS Office
6 4 (18.18%) Flash
6 4 (18.18%) HTTP
6 4 (18.18%) Information Security
6 4 (18.18%) Wireshark
7 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
7 3 (13.64%) DNS
7 3 (13.64%) HTTPS
7 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
7 3 (13.64%) FTP
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.09%) Scrum
8 2 (9.09%) SAS
8 2 (9.09%) jQuery
8 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
8 2 (9.09%) HTML5
9 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.55%) Open Source
9 1 (4.55%) Change Management
9 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (4.55%) Publishing

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 2 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) HTTP
1 4 (18.18%) Wireshark
2 3 (13.64%) FTP
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (18.18%) MySQL
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
1 15 (68.18%) Python Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Perl Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Perl Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Python Programmer
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Python Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Head of Development
3 1 (4.55%) Django Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Python/Django Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Programmer
3 1 (4.55%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) Django
2 5 (22.73%) HTML
2 5 (22.73%) CSS
3 4 (18.18%) Flash
4 2 (9.09%) jQuery
4 2 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Validation
2 4 (18.18%) Information Security
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) TDD
5 1 (4.55%) Pair Programming
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Perl
2 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Yahoo!