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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 75 60 81
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Permanent jobs citing Python 8 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.13% 2.09% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 3.33% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 1
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
446 390 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 63.17% 62.60% 57.23%
Number of salaries quoted 362 356 311
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 31 October 2014. 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
Bournemouth -13 5 £33,000 -34.00%
Wareham - 3 £40,000 -
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) IPsec
3 5 (62.50%) Network Security
3 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) C
3 5 (62.50%) Perl
4 4 (50.00%) J2EE
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) HND
4 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 4 (50.00%) MQSeries
4 4 (50.00%) LDAP
4 4 (50.00%) FTP
4 4 (50.00%) HTTP
4 4 (50.00%) HTTPS
4 4 (50.00%) NetApp
4 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (50.00%) BCP
4 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
4 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) NAS
4 4 (50.00%) Samba

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) VPN
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) IPsec
2 5 (62.50%) Network Security
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) HTTPS
3 4 (50.00%) LDAP
3 4 (50.00%) FTP
3 4 (50.00%) HTTP
3 4 (50.00%) NAS
3 4 (50.00%) tcpdump
3 4 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) STL
2 1 (12.50%) POSIX
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (12.50%) Pthreads
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (25.00%) PKI
3 1 (12.50%) SCADA
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (50.00%) BCP
2 4 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (37.50%) Cyber Security
3 3 (37.50%) Information Assurance
3 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
3 3 (37.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C
1 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) HND
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Samba
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) NetApp
1 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
1 4 (50.00%) F5