The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 48 45 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Python 351 420 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.54% 5.09% 4.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.65% 9.26% 8.42%
Number of salaries quoted 308 333 352
Average salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Python
England

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

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4058 4537 4536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 52.47% 54.94% 56.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3516 3865 4034
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Python
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Python Salary Trend in the East of England

Python
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in the East of England

Python
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire -1 260 £45,000 +5.88% 70
Hertfordshire -20 46 £45,000 - 20
Suffolk +15 23 £35,000 -20.00%
Essex -1 18 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Bedfordshire +1 4 £35,000 -6.04%
Norfolk +1 2 £39,000 +36.84% 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 359 (47.87%) Linux
2 308 (41.07%) C++
3 262 (34.93%) C
3 262 (34.93%) Perl
4 228 (30.40%) Degree
5 208 (27.73%) Java
6 193 (25.73%) Software Engineering
7 192 (25.60%) JavaScript
8 185 (24.67%) Agile Software Development
9 179 (23.87%) HTML
10 177 (23.60%) Computer Science
11 148 (19.73%) Bash Shell
12 147 (19.60%) Windows
13 144 (19.20%) SQL
14 138 (18.40%) PHP
15 119 (15.87%) CSS
16 108 (14.40%) XML
17 107 (14.27%) UNIX
18 94 (12.53%) C#
19 92 (12.27%) Apache
20 91 (12.13%) Web Services
21 87 (11.60%) Ruby
22 86 (11.47%) MySQL
22 86 (11.47%) Scrum
23 74 (9.87%) Internet
24 70 (9.33%) Electronics
25 67 (8.93%) OO
25 67 (8.93%) TCP/IP
25 67 (8.93%) Web Development
25 67 (8.93%) Git (software)

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 92 (12.27%) Apache
2 55 (7.33%) Tomcat
3 27 (3.60%) WebLogic
4 24 (3.20%) Zope
5 23 (3.07%) Plone
5 23 (3.07%) JBoss
6 21 (2.80%) WebSphere
7 19 (2.53%) Node.js
8 12 (1.60%) OpenStack
8 12 (1.60%) IIS
9 10 (1.33%) nginx
10 8 (1.07%) CMS
11 6 (0.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 6 (0.80%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.67%) SAS
13 2 (0.27%) Tuxedo
13 2 (0.27%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.27%) Drupal
13 2 (0.27%) CloudStack
13 2 (0.27%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (0.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.27%) SPSS
2 2 (0.27%) CPLEX
3 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 61 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (3.47%) SaaS
3 22 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.27%) HP Helion
6 2 (0.27%) GitHub
7 1 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.13%) PaaS
7 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 74 (9.87%) Internet
2 67 (8.93%) TCP/IP
3 55 (7.33%) HTTP
4 43 (5.73%) Firewall
5 40 (5.33%) Wireless
6 25 (3.33%) SSL
6 25 (3.33%) DNS
7 10 (1.33%) HTTPS
8 9 (1.20%) ICMP
9 8 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (1.07%) Bluetooth
9 8 (1.07%) ZigBee
10 7 (0.93%) LTE
10 7 (0.93%) SAN
10 7 (0.93%) LDAP
10 7 (0.93%) MPLS
11 6 (0.80%) Intranet
11 6 (0.80%) SNMP
12 5 (0.67%) Ethernet
12 5 (0.67%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (11.47%) MySQL
2 55 (7.33%) Relational Database
3 53 (7.07%) PostgreSQL
4 41 (5.47%) NoSQL
5 28 (3.73%) MongoDB
6 21 (2.80%) SQL Server
7 17 (2.27%) Big Data
8 16 (2.13%) RDBMS
9 15 (2.00%) Firebird
10 14 (1.87%) MariaDB
10 14 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.07%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.07%) Data Mining
12 7 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.67%) CouchDB
13 5 (0.67%) Neo4j
14 4 (0.53%) Informix
15 3 (0.40%) DB2
Development Applications
1 67 (8.93%) Git (software)
2 60 (8.00%) Selenium
3 56 (7.47%) JIRA
3 56 (7.47%) Jenkins
4 32 (4.27%) JUnit
5 28 (3.73%) Ant
6 26 (3.47%) Eclipse
7 22 (2.93%) Subversion
8 16 (2.13%) Bugzilla
8 16 (2.13%) Visual Studio
9 13 (1.73%) GCC
10 9 (1.20%) TeamCity
11 8 (1.07%) CruiseControl
12 7 (0.93%) JMeter
13 6 (0.80%) HP UFT
13 6 (0.80%) QADirector
13 6 (0.80%) TestNG
13 6 (0.80%) Mockito
13 6 (0.80%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.80%) Hudson
General
1 70 (9.33%) Electronics
2 63 (8.40%) Marketing
3 44 (5.87%) Finance
4 29 (3.87%) Games
5 28 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.20%) Automotive
7 8 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.93%) Banking
8 7 (0.93%) Back Office
9 6 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.53%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.53%) Advertising
10 4 (0.53%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.40%) Retail
12 2 (0.27%) Military
13 1 (0.13%) Publishing
13 1 (0.13%) German Language
13 1 (0.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 288 (38.40%) Developer
2 209 (27.87%) Software Engineer
3 94 (12.53%) Software Developer
4 71 (9.47%) Test Engineer
5 58 (7.73%) Java Developer
6 45 (6.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 45 (6.00%) Programmer
7 41 (5.47%) Team Leader
8 38 (5.07%) Senior Developer
8 38 (5.07%) Python Developer
9 35 (4.67%) Administrator
10 32 (4.27%) Web Developer
10 32 (4.27%) Linux Engineer
10 32 (4.27%) Linux Administrator
11 31 (4.13%) C++ Developer
12 30 (4.00%) Software Programmer
13 29 (3.87%) Software Team Leader
13 29 (3.87%) Systems Administrator
13 29 (3.87%) Graduate
14 27 (3.60%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (23.87%) HTML
2 119 (15.87%) CSS
3 108 (14.40%) XML
4 91 (12.13%) Web Services
5 56 (7.47%) jQuery
6 55 (7.33%) HTML5
7 51 (6.80%) JSON
8 38 (5.07%) .NET
8 38 (5.07%) CSS3
9 33 (4.40%) SOAP
10 32 (4.27%) AngularJS
11 20 (2.67%) PhoneGap
12 19 (2.53%) XSLT
13 18 (2.40%) Spring
13 18 (2.40%) RabbitMQ
13 18 (2.40%) Django
14 17 (2.27%) RESTful
14 17 (2.27%) REST
14 17 (2.27%) Ajax
15 16 (2.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 177 (23.60%) Computer Science
2 49 (6.53%) Algorithms
3 40 (5.33%) Internet of Things
4 38 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (5.07%) Mathematics
5 34 (4.53%) Mobile App
6 32 (4.27%) Visualisation
7 28 (3.73%) User Experience
8 24 (3.20%) Embedded Systems
9 21 (2.80%) Physics
9 21 (2.80%) Statistics
10 19 (2.53%) Management Information System
11 16 (2.13%) Informatics
12 15 (2.00%) PMI
13 14 (1.87%) Cryptography
14 11 (1.47%) Data Structures
15 10 (1.33%) Online Games
16 9 (1.20%) CUDA
17 8 (1.07%) Chemistry
18 7 (0.93%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 359 (47.87%) Linux
2 147 (19.60%) Windows
3 107 (14.27%) UNIX
4 57 (7.60%) Android
5 41 (5.47%) Apple iOS
6 32 (4.27%) Debian
7 24 (3.20%) CentOS
8 16 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.33%) Mac OS X
10 9 (1.20%) AIX
11 7 (0.93%) Solaris
12 6 (0.80%) HPUX
12 6 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.40%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.13%) uClinux
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.13%) OpenWrt
14 1 (0.13%) zOS
14 1 (0.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (25.73%) Software Engineering
2 185 (24.67%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (11.47%) Scrum
4 67 (8.93%) OO
4 67 (8.93%) Web Development
5 66 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
6 64 (8.53%) Mentoring
7 62 (8.27%) Test Automation
8 54 (7.20%) Open Source
9 53 (7.07%) Automated Testing
10 48 (6.40%) SDLC
11 47 (6.27%) DevOps
12 39 (5.20%) OOP
12 39 (5.20%) TDD
13 38 (5.07%) Line Management
14 37 (4.93%) SOA
15 32 (4.27%) OOD
15 32 (4.27%) Software Testing
15 32 (4.27%) Network Management
16 31 (4.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 308 (41.07%) C++
2 262 (34.93%) C
2 262 (34.93%) Perl
3 208 (27.73%) Java
4 192 (25.60%) JavaScript
5 148 (19.73%) Bash Shell
6 144 (19.20%) SQL
7 138 (18.40%) PHP
8 94 (12.53%) C#
9 87 (11.60%) Ruby
10 58 (7.73%) Shell Script
11 37 (4.93%) MATLAB
12 27 (3.60%) Go
13 14 (1.87%) R
14 13 (1.73%) Embedded C
15 12 (1.60%) Embedded C++
16 11 (1.47%) Korn
17 9 (1.20%) PowerShell
17 9 (1.20%) Assembly Language
18 8 (1.07%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 228 (30.40%) Degree
2 27 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.93%) PhD
4 15 (2.00%) PMI Certification
5 11 (1.47%) ISEB
6 10 (1.33%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.07%) LPIC
8 7 (0.93%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.13%) CISSP
9 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.13%) CCNP
9 1 (0.13%) CCNA
9 1 (0.13%) CISA
9 1 (0.13%) CISM
9 1 (0.13%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (8.00%) QA
2 7 (0.93%) ISO 8583
3 4 (0.53%) WAI
4 2 (0.27%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (4.00%) Firmware
3 14 (1.87%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.87%) Docker
4 12 (1.60%) Xen
4 12 (1.60%) Varnish
5 11 (1.47%) Postfix
6 10 (1.33%) qmail
7 7 (0.93%) VirtualBox
7 7 (0.93%) KVM
8 5 (0.67%) LXC
8 5 (0.67%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 4 (0.53%) Squid
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.40%) NFS
10 3 (0.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.27%) vSphere
12 1 (0.13%) XenServer
12 1 (0.13%) iptables
Systems Management
1 31 (4.13%) Puppet
2 26 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.33%) Nagios
4 8 (1.07%) HAProxy
4 8 (1.07%) Ansible
4 8 (1.07%) systemd
5 7 (0.93%) Cacti
5 7 (0.93%) OPNET
6 6 (0.80%) OpenView
7 5 (0.67%) Mesos
8 3 (0.40%) Salt
8 3 (0.40%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.40%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.27%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.27%) Munin
9 2 (0.27%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.27%) logstash
9 2 (0.27%) Graylog
9 2 (0.27%) Graphite
9 2 (0.27%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 62 (8.27%) Oracle
2 56 (7.47%) VMware
3 53 (7.07%) Red Hat
4 32 (4.27%) Microsoft
5 25 (3.33%) Perforce
5 25 (3.33%) Rackspace
6 22 (2.93%) Google
7 11 (1.47%) HP
8 9 (1.20%) Cisco
9 8 (1.07%) IBM
9 8 (1.07%) Intel
10 7 (0.93%) Juniper
11 6 (0.80%) Coverity
11 6 (0.80%) Tableau
12 5 (0.67%) Pegasus
13 4 (0.53%) Citrix
13 4 (0.53%) Veeam
13 4 (0.53%) Atlassian
14 3 (0.40%) Xilinx
15 2 (0.27%) hybris
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