The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 32 36 39
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Python 11 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.28% 2.71% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.94% 5.04% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 2
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Programming Languages Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
123 139 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 47.86% 53.88% 68.39%
Number of salaries quoted 80 106 122
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Python
Cheshire

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 July 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Chester

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 24 (61.54%) Django
2 16 (41.03%) HTML
2 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
3 15 (38.46%) CSS
4 14 (35.90%) MySQL
5 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
6 8 (20.51%) Oracle
6 8 (20.51%) Java
6 8 (20.51%) C++
7 7 (17.95%) SAS
7 7 (17.95%) Degree
8 6 (15.38%) Mathematics
8 6 (15.38%) Physics
8 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
8 6 (15.38%) Statistics
8 6 (15.38%) jQuery
8 6 (15.38%) Business Analysis
8 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 6 (15.38%) .NET
8 6 (15.38%) Project Management
8 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 6 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (15.38%) C
8 6 (15.38%) PHP
8 6 (15.38%) Business Objects
8 6 (15.38%) MS Office
8 6 (15.38%) SAP
9 5 (12.82%) Perl
9 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (17.95%) SAS
2 3 (7.69%) Apache
3 2 (5.13%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 6 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.90%) MySQL
2 6 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Hudson
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
1 5 (12.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (71.79%) Developer
1 28 (71.79%) Python Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Python/Django Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (15.38%) Consultant
3 6 (15.38%) Graduate
4 5 (12.82%) Perl Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Django Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Python Software Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Head of Development
6 2 (5.13%) Programmer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Perl Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Python Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (61.54%) Django
2 16 (41.03%) HTML
3 15 (38.46%) CSS
4 6 (15.38%) jQuery
4 6 (15.38%) .NET
5 5 (12.82%) HTML5
6 2 (5.13%) XHTML
6 2 (5.13%) Web Services
6 2 (5.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Mathematics
1 6 (15.38%) Physics
1 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 6 (15.38%) Statistics
2 2 (5.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Mac OS
1 2 (5.13%) Debian
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
1 2 (5.13%) UNIX
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
2 6 (15.38%) Business Analysis
2 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (15.38%) Project Management
3 5 (12.82%) Validation
3 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.26%) TDD
4 4 (10.26%) Pair Programming
4 4 (10.26%) Scrum
5 2 (5.13%) Web Development
6 1 (2.56%) Change Management
6 1 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
2 8 (20.51%) Java
2 8 (20.51%) C++
3 6 (15.38%) C
3 6 (15.38%) PHP
4 5 (12.82%) Perl
5 3 (7.69%) Erlang
6 1 (2.56%) SQL
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Business Objects
2 6 (15.38%) SAP
3 2 (5.13%) Yahoo!