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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 80 82 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Permanent jobs citing Python 14 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.71% 1.46% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.08% 2.05% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 4
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +70.21%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
454 536 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 55.37% 71.09% 58.41%
Number of salaries quoted 340 491 296
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
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 5 February 2016. 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
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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 +14 6 £32,500 -4.41%
Bournemouth +3 5 £42,500 -22.72%
Dorchester - 2 £32,500 -
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 22 (88.00%) Java
2 20 (80.00%) C
3 18 (72.00%) Linux
4 16 (64.00%) C#
5 14 (56.00%) Eclipse
6 13 (52.00%) SQL
6 13 (52.00%) Subversion
7 12 (48.00%) Android
8 10 (40.00%) Degree
8 10 (40.00%) Web Services
8 10 (40.00%) XML
9 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
10 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
10 8 (32.00%) HTML
11 7 (28.00%) Firmware
12 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
12 6 (24.00%) C++
12 6 (24.00%) CSS
12 6 (24.00%) UML
13 5 (20.00%) Military
13 5 (20.00%) .NET
14 4 (16.00%) J2EE
14 4 (16.00%) Perl
14 4 (16.00%) MQSeries
14 4 (16.00%) LDAP
14 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
14 4 (16.00%) HND
14 4 (16.00%) Unix
14 4 (16.00%) ITIL
14 4 (16.00%) BCP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (16.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
1 4 (16.00%) FTP
1 4 (16.00%) HTTP
1 4 (16.00%) HTTPS
1 4 (16.00%) IPsec
1 4 (16.00%) LDAP
1 4 (16.00%) NAS
1 4 (16.00%) Network Security
1 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (16.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) FileMaker
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Eclipse
2 13 (52.00%) Subversion
3 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (8.00%) CppUnit
4 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.00%) JIRA
4 2 (8.00%) JUnit
4 2 (8.00%) LabVIEW
4 2 (8.00%) NetBeans
4 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.00%) Ant
5 1 (4.00%) CMake
5 1 (4.00%) Hudson
5 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (20.00%) Military
2 4 (16.00%) Aerospace
2 4 (16.00%) Automotive
2 4 (16.00%) French Language
2 4 (16.00%) Marketing
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Python Software Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Python Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Software Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Architect
6 2 (8.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Graduate
6 2 (8.00%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Graduate Python Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Java Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
6 2 (8.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) ERP Support
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) Web Services
1 10 (40.00%) XML
2 8 (32.00%) HTML
3 6 (24.00%) CSS
4 5 (20.00%) .NET
5 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (16.00%) J2EE
5 4 (16.00%) Java EE
6 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.00%) JavaFX
6 2 (8.00%) LAMP
6 2 (8.00%) React
6 2 (8.00%) REST
7 1 (4.00%) CSS3
7 1 (4.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Linux
2 12 (48.00%) Android
3 4 (16.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (24.00%) UML
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) BCP
3 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (16.00%) Capacity Management
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (16.00%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (16.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (12.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) Mobile Development
5 2 (8.00%) OOP
5 2 (8.00%) Usability Testing
6 1 (4.00%) ERP
6 1 (4.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) Java
2 20 (80.00%) C
3 16 (64.00%) C#
4 13 (52.00%) SQL
5 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (24.00%) C++
7 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
7 4 (16.00%) Perl
8 2 (8.00%) Fortran
8 2 (8.00%) MATLAB
8 2 (8.00%) PHP
9 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) HND
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
2 3 (12.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Firmware
2 4 (16.00%) Samba
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) NetApp
1 4 (16.00%) VMware
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) EMC
3 1 (4.00%) Sage