The table below looks at the statistics 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 29 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Python 7 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 3.85% 1.08% 4.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.79% 1.96% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Python
North East

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

Programming Languages Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
121 51 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 66.48% 54.84% 65.88%
Number of salaries quoted 103 48 52
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 7 July 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) MySQL
2 10 (83.33%) OOP
2 10 (83.33%) OO
2 10 (83.33%) MVC
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (58.33%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) PHP
3 7 (58.33%) Ruby
3 7 (58.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (58.33%) jQuery
3 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
4 5 (41.67%) nginx
4 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (41.67%) Software Architecture
4 5 (41.67%) HTML5
4 5 (41.67%) MVVM
4 5 (41.67%) Sencha
4 5 (41.67%) REST
4 5 (41.67%) CSS3
4 5 (41.67%) PhoneGap
4 5 (41.67%) Twitter
4 5 (41.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (41.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (41.67%) Adobe
4 5 (41.67%) Apache
4 5 (41.67%) XHTML
4 5 (41.67%) WAMP
4 5 (41.67%) Web Development

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 5 (41.67%) Apache
1 5 (41.67%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) MySQL
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (41.67%) DB2
3 5 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) RSpec
2 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Web Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 7 (58.33%) jQuery
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) XHTML
2 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
2 5 (41.67%) WAMP
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (41.67%) HTML5
2 5 (41.67%) REST
2 5 (41.67%) CSS3
2 5 (41.67%) PhoneGap
2 5 (41.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) MVC
1 10 (83.33%) OOP
1 10 (83.33%) OO
2 5 (41.67%) Web Development
2 5 (41.67%) Software Architecture
2 5 (41.67%) MVVM
2 5 (41.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (16.67%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) PHP
1 7 (58.33%) Ruby
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) C++
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) Perl
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) Sybase
1 5 (41.67%) Adobe
1 5 (41.67%) Sencha
1 5 (41.67%) Twitter
2 2 (16.67%) Apple
Durham, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: £35, 000
Posted: 4 days ago