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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 22 34 50
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +16
Permanent jobs citing Python 6 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.51% 2.84% 2.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.98% 4.29% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 7
Average salary £29,000 £29,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.52% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £23,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,100 £34,250 £39,000
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
86 140 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 50.29% 66.35% 72.54%
Number of salaries quoted 70 108 222
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £26,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 5 March 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Chester

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (50.00%) MS Office
2 7 (43.75%) Perl
3 6 (37.50%) Flash
3 6 (37.50%) HTTP
3 6 (37.50%) Information Security
3 6 (37.50%) Wireshark
4 5 (31.25%) Django
4 5 (31.25%) FTP
4 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
4 5 (31.25%) DNS
4 5 (31.25%) HTTPS
5 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) MySQL
6 3 (18.75%) Java
6 3 (18.75%) Publishing
7 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) JMeter
7 2 (12.50%) HTML
7 2 (12.50%) JUnit
7 2 (12.50%) CSS
7 2 (12.50%) Web Services
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (12.50%) Groovy
7 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (12.50%) Open Source
7 2 (12.50%) Ruby
7 2 (12.50%) jQuery

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) HTTP
1 6 (37.50%) Wireshark
2 5 (31.25%) FTP
2 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JMeter
1 2 (12.50%) JUnit
1 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 3 (18.75%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Developer
1 3 (18.75%) Python Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Python Programmer
2 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Programmer
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Django Developer
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Python/Django Developer
3 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Flash
2 5 (31.25%) Django
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Information Security
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) User Stories
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Line Management
3 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.25%) Kanban
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Release Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Perl
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) Groovy
4 2 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.25%) VCP4
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Yahoo!
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago