The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 60 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Python 4 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.68% 1.15% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.05% 2.08% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £37,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
381 289 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 64.69% 55.15% 63.73%
Number of salaries quoted 324 265 244
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Python
South West

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Poole -12 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Bournemouth - 2 £29,000 -
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Perl
2 10 (71.43%) UNIX
3 9 (64.29%) Java
3 9 (64.29%) Degree
3 9 (64.29%) Computer Science
4 7 (50.00%) C
5 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (35.71%) Finance
6 5 (35.71%) VMware
6 5 (35.71%) C++
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle
6 5 (35.71%) HTTP
6 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
7 4 (28.57%) VPN
7 4 (28.57%) FTP
7 4 (28.57%) ITIL
7 4 (28.57%) HND
7 4 (28.57%) LDAP
7 4 (28.57%) J2EE
7 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
7 4 (28.57%) Samba
7 4 (28.57%) Firewall
7 4 (28.57%) IPsec
7 4 (28.57%) BCP
7 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 4 (28.57%) HTTPS
7 4 (28.57%) SSL
7 4 (28.57%) SLA

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (14.29%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) HTTP
1 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) VPN
2 4 (28.57%) FTP
2 4 (28.57%) LDAP
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) IPsec
2 4 (28.57%) HTTPS
2 4 (28.57%) SSL
2 4 (28.57%) NAS
2 4 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Graduate
3 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Server Support
4 2 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Support
4 2 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) J2EE
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) LAMP
3 1 (7.14%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Equities
3 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
4 1 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) AIX
4 1 (7.14%) HPUX
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 4 (28.57%) BCP
2 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 4 (28.57%) Capacity Management
2 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Kanban
4 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) OOD
4 1 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Perl
2 9 (64.29%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) C
4 5 (35.71%) C++
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) PHP
7 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) Samba
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) KVM
3 1 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (7.14%) Foglight
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) NetApp
3 3 (21.43%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Vyatta
4 2 (14.29%) NETGEAR
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) Cognos
5 1 (7.14%) Sybase