The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 34 31 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Python 17 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 5.59% 0.98% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.60% 2.44% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 6
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Python
Derbyshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
177 82 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 58.22% 40.00% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 155 74 160
Average salary £38,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.23% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

Python
Salary Trend in Derby

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

Python Salary Trend in Derby

Python
Salary Histogram in Derby

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Derby region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Derby

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Derby 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 16 (59.26%) C#
1 16 (59.26%) Ruby
2 13 (48.15%) Perl
3 12 (44.44%) Linux
4 11 (40.74%) C++
4 11 (40.74%) Android
5 10 (37.04%) Multithreading
5 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
5 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
6 9 (33.33%) Network Security
6 9 (33.33%) Groovy
6 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 9 (33.33%) JTAG
6 9 (33.33%) Mac OS
6 9 (33.33%) Selenium
6 9 (33.33%) Windows
6 9 (33.33%) C
6 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 9 (33.33%) Embedded C
6 9 (33.33%) Embedded C++
7 7 (25.93%) Java
7 7 (25.93%) WebDriver
8 6 (22.22%) Stress Analysis
8 6 (22.22%) Fortran
8 6 (22.22%) Abaqus
8 6 (22.22%) Degree
8 6 (22.22%) Finite Element Analysis
9 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (14.81%) TDD

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Derby 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 6 (22.22%) Abaqus
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Network Security
2 3 (11.11%) IPv6
3 2 (7.41%) VoIP
3 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Selenium
2 7 (25.93%) WebDriver
3 2 (7.41%) TestComplete
3 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.70%) Mockito
4 1 (3.70%) JUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Maven
General
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 9 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 9 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
1 9 (33.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Stress Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Tester
3 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Graduate
4 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Software Tester
4 2 (7.41%) C++ Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Automation Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Tester
4 2 (7.41%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
1 2 (7.41%) CSS
1 2 (7.41%) Ajax
1 2 (7.41%) Qt
1 2 (7.41%) HTML5
1 2 (7.41%) CSS3
2 1 (3.70%) Akka
2 1 (3.70%) Play Framework
2 1 (3.70%) RESTful
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Linux
2 11 (40.74%) Android
3 9 (33.33%) Mac OS
3 9 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (14.81%) UNIX
5 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
1 10 (37.04%) Multithreading
2 6 (22.22%) Stress Analysis
2 6 (22.22%) Finite Element Analysis
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) TDD
3 4 (14.81%) BDD
4 3 (11.11%) Software Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 2 (7.41%) OOD
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.41%) Automation Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Android Development
5 2 (7.41%) iOS Development
5 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) C#
1 16 (59.26%) Ruby
2 13 (48.15%) Perl
3 11 (40.74%) C++
4 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
5 9 (33.33%) Groovy
5 9 (33.33%) Embedded C
5 9 (33.33%) Embedded C++
5 9 (33.33%) C
6 7 (25.93%) Java
7 6 (22.22%) Fortran
8 4 (14.81%) SQL
9 2 (7.41%) PHP
9 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
9 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
10 1 (3.70%) Scala
10 1 (3.70%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) JTAG
2 2 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft