The first table below looks at the demand for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 23 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 Durham region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 31 15 26
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Permanent jobs citing Python 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 0.73% 1.75% 1.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.22% 2.70% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +23.63%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
82 37 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 59.85% 64.91% 36.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68 35 58
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Python
North East

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Python
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Python Salary Trend in Durham

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Durham 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 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++
1 2 (66.67%) Assembly Language
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
2 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) YAML
2 1 (33.33%) nginx
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) SUSE
2 1 (33.33%) Debian
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Linux

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Durham 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
1 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) SUSE
1 1 (33.33%) Debian
1 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++
1 2 (66.67%) Assembly Language
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Rackspace