The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 44 40 51
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Python 1 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.38% 0.99% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.04% 2.08% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Python
London

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

Programming Languages Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
96 96 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 36.09% 47.29% 60.55%
Number of salaries quoted 82 78 156
Average salary £46,250 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Python
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Python Salary Trend in Croydon

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) Perl
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) C
2 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
3 4 (50.00%) Retail
3 4 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) NetApp
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) IPsec
3 4 (50.00%) Samba
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (50.00%) J2EE
3 4 (50.00%) MQSeries
3 4 (50.00%) LDAP
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) HND
3 4 (50.00%) Unix
3 4 (50.00%) FTP
3 4 (50.00%) HTTP
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) HTTPS
3 4 (50.00%) SLA
3 4 (50.00%) BCP
3 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 4 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) SAS
3 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) FTP
1 4 (50.00%) HTTP
1 4 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 4 (50.00%) IPsec
1 4 (50.00%) LDAP
1 4 (50.00%) NAS
1 4 (50.00%) Network Security
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) QlikView
1 1 (12.50%) Star Schema
General
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) German Language
2 1 (12.50%) Greek Language
2 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) SAS Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SAS Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Integration Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (25.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Statistics
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) BCP
1 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 4 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 4 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) V-Model
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) Perl
2 5 (62.50%) C
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) R
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) HND
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Samba
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) NetApp
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau