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

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank - 20 27
Permanent jobs citing Python 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham - 3.57% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 7.55% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
55 53 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 50.46% 47.32% 54.96%
Number of salaries quoted 45 40 64
Average salary £33,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 11 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Symfony
1 3 (100.00%) PHP 5
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) MooTools
1 3 (100.00%) YAML
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) PHPUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) GitHub

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) PHPUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL Developer
2 2 (66.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 2 (66.67%) PHP Symfony Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Symfony Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) MooTools
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Symfony
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) YAML
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) PHP 5
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Zend