The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 67 60 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Permanent jobs citing Python 25 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.26% 0.80% 1.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.52% 1.41% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 6
Average salary £36,000 £23,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.19% -43.37%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Python
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
553 284 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 72.19% 56.91% 55.31%
Number of salaries quoted 495 255 237
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,450 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £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 Dorset

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Python
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Python Salary Trend in Dorset

Python
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Dorset

Python
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole -12 12 £34,000 +44.68%
Bournemouth - 12 £75,000 -
Wareham - 1 £40,000 -
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 (72.73%) Linux
2 17 (51.52%) Perl
3 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 13 (39.39%) Oracle
4 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
4 13 (39.39%) Web Development
5 12 (36.36%) SQL
5 12 (36.36%) Windows
6 11 (33.33%) HTML
7 10 (30.30%) C
7 10 (30.30%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (27.27%) NoSQL
8 9 (27.27%) Java
8 9 (27.27%) Finance
9 8 (24.24%) C++
9 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
9 8 (24.24%) MySQL
9 8 (24.24%) Degree
9 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
9 8 (24.24%) Network Security
10 7 (21.21%) Spotfire
10 7 (21.21%) Big Data
10 7 (21.21%) Analytics
10 7 (21.21%) Social Media
10 7 (21.21%) UNIX
10 7 (21.21%) VPN
10 7 (21.21%) Firewall
10 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (21.21%) TIBCO
10 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 (12.12%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
1 8 (24.24%) Network Security
2 7 (21.21%) VPN
2 7 (21.21%) Firewall
3 5 (15.15%) IPsec
4 4 (12.12%) Wireshark
4 4 (12.12%) HTTPS
4 4 (12.12%) NAS
4 4 (12.12%) tcpdump
4 4 (12.12%) LDAP
4 4 (12.12%) FTP
4 4 (12.12%) HTTP
5 3 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 3 (9.09%) Multicast
6 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (27.27%) NoSQL
3 8 (24.24%) MySQL
4 7 (21.21%) Big Data
4 7 (21.21%) Spotfire
5 6 (18.18%) IDMS
5 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (18.18%) DB2
5 6 (18.18%) Informix
5 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Selenium
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
2 6 (18.18%) Investment Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Electronics
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) DBA
3 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Software Manager
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Data Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Test Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) TIBCO Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Server Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (12.12%) J2EE
3 3 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (3.03%) STL
4 1 (3.03%) POSIX
4 1 (3.03%) LAMP
4 1 (3.03%) Pthreads
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
2 7 (21.21%) Social Media
3 6 (18.18%) Replication
3 6 (18.18%) Clustering
4 4 (12.12%) Open Source
4 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (9.09%) PKI
6 2 (6.06%) Device Driver
6 2 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
7 1 (3.03%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Linux
2 12 (36.36%) Windows
3 7 (21.21%) UNIX
4 5 (15.15%) Android
5 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Web Development
2 10 (30.30%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (21.21%) Analytics
3 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
4 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 6 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 6 (18.18%) Wealth Management
4 6 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (18.18%) Database Tuning
5 4 (12.12%) Capacity Management
5 4 (12.12%) Information Assurance
5 4 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (12.12%) Multithreading
5 4 (12.12%) Performance Management
5 4 (12.12%) Cyber Security
5 4 (12.12%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
5 4 (12.12%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) Perl
2 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 12 (36.36%) SQL
4 10 (30.30%) C
5 9 (27.27%) Java
6 8 (24.24%) C++
7 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
8 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
9 4 (12.12%) Ruby
9 4 (12.12%) PHP
10 3 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Samba
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Oracle
2 7 (21.21%) TIBCO
3 6 (18.18%) Sybase
3 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.12%) NetApp
4 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
4 4 (12.12%) VMware
4 4 (12.12%) F5