The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 45 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Python 4 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.54% - 8.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.52% - 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 14
Average salary £46,250 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Python
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
159 61 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 61.39% 39.35% 62.03%
Number of salaries quoted 137 58 89
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -36.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Python
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Colchester region.

Python Salary Trend in Colchester

Python
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Python Salary Histogram in Colchester

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) C
2 10 (83.33%) C++
2 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) Benchmarking
2 10 (83.33%) Manufacturing
2 10 (83.33%) SDLC
3 6 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
3 6 (50.00%) Open Source
3 6 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (50.00%) Degree
3 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 6 (50.00%) Embedded C++
4 4 (33.33%) Firmware
4 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) LAMP
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) Apache
5 2 (16.67%) MySQL
5 2 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (16.67%) PHP
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) LAN
6 1 (8.33%) HP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 (16.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 10 (83.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Benchmarking
1 10 (83.33%) SDLC
2 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 6 (50.00%) Open Source
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C
1 10 (83.33%) C++
2 6 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 6 (50.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) VMware