The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 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 East of England region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 40 48 72
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +24
Permanent jobs citing Python 417 357 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.25% 4.67% 3.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.18% 8.14% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 307 326 253
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4095 4388 5197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 51.52% 57.41% 60.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3504 3890 4468
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Python
England

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 August 2014.

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 August 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
(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 +5 326 £42,500 -5.55% 57
Hertfordshire -45 55 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Essex +13 16 £35,000 +21.73% 4
Bedfordshire +4 11 £70,000 +100.00% 4
Suffolk +11 6 £22,500 -55.00% 1
Norfolk +9 2 £30,250 -28.82% 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 418 (47.77%) Linux
2 337 (38.51%) Java
3 333 (38.06%) Degree
4 300 (34.29%) Perl
5 248 (28.34%) C++
6 235 (26.86%) UNIX
7 233 (26.63%) Computer Science
8 231 (26.40%) C
8 231 (26.40%) JavaScript
9 227 (25.94%) Software Engineering
10 201 (22.97%) C#
11 191 (21.83%) PHP
11 191 (21.83%) HTML
12 152 (17.37%) OO
13 148 (16.91%) Ruby
14 137 (15.66%) MySQL
14 137 (15.66%) CSS
15 136 (15.54%) Windows
16 124 (14.17%) SQL
17 98 (11.20%) Mathematics
18 96 (10.97%) QA
19 94 (10.74%) Web Services
20 90 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
21 88 (10.06%) Wireless
22 81 (9.26%) Multithreading
22 81 (9.26%) Bash Shell
23 79 (9.03%) jQuery
24 78 (8.91%) NoSQL
25 77 (8.80%) Internet
26 72 (8.23%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 68 (7.77%) Apache
2 43 (4.91%) Tomcat
3 23 (2.63%) Drupal
4 22 (2.51%) WebLogic
5 21 (2.40%) GlassFish
6 14 (1.60%) IIS
7 11 (1.26%) OpenStack
8 10 (1.14%) Node.js
8 10 (1.14%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.14%) ArcGIS
9 9 (1.03%) CMS
9 9 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 9 (1.03%) CloudStack
10 5 (0.57%) Tuxedo
10 5 (0.57%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.23%) nginx
11 2 (0.23%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.23%) Documentum
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.11%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (1.49%) MS Excel
1 13 (1.49%) MS Office
2 7 (0.80%) 3ds Max
3 5 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.34%) Simulink
4 3 (0.34%) Stateflow
4 3 (0.34%) Maya
4 3 (0.34%) Mathematica
4 3 (0.34%) Blender
5 2 (0.23%) ArcInfo
6 1 (0.11%) SPSS
6 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.14%) SunGard APT
1 10 (1.14%) FastVal
2 2 (0.23%) Magento
2 2 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (2.06%) SaaS
4 17 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (1.49%) Google App Engine
6 8 (0.91%) PaaS
7 5 (0.57%) Google Compute Engine
8 3 (0.34%) Route 53
8 3 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.23%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.11%) Heroku
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 88 (10.06%) Wireless
2 77 (8.80%) Internet
3 50 (5.71%) HTTP
4 48 (5.49%) TCP/IP
5 35 (4.00%) Firewall
6 32 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
7 30 (3.43%) Bluetooth
8 23 (2.63%) LDAP
9 18 (2.06%) Network Security
10 16 (1.83%) DNS
11 14 (1.60%) Ethernet
12 13 (1.49%) LTE
13 12 (1.37%) SSH
13 12 (1.37%) BGP
14 11 (1.26%) SAN
14 11 (1.26%) OSPF
14 11 (1.26%) VPN
15 10 (1.14%) WAN
15 10 (1.14%) SSL
15 10 (1.14%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (15.66%) MySQL
2 78 (8.91%) NoSQL
3 38 (4.34%) MongoDB
4 35 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 34 (3.89%) Relational Database
6 23 (2.63%) SQL Server
7 20 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 20 (2.29%) Big Data
8 18 (2.06%) RDBMS
9 16 (1.83%) Hadoop
10 12 (1.37%) Informix
11 10 (1.14%) BigTable
12 8 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (0.69%) Text Mining
14 5 (0.57%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.57%) SQLite
15 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
15 2 (0.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 64 (7.31%) Subversion
2 58 (6.63%) Git (software)
3 45 (5.14%) Jenkins
4 43 (4.91%) Selenium
5 28 (3.20%) Bugzilla
6 18 (2.06%) WebDriver
6 18 (2.06%) JIRA
6 18 (2.06%) Eclipse
7 17 (1.94%) Maven
8 16 (1.83%) Hudson
9 15 (1.71%) Ant
10 12 (1.37%) Selenium IDE
10 12 (1.37%) Jasmine
10 12 (1.37%) Sahi
10 12 (1.37%) WATIR
11 8 (0.91%) Mercurial
11 8 (0.91%) RSpec
11 8 (0.91%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.80%) Firebug
12 7 (0.80%) FitNesse
General
1 61 (6.97%) Finance
2 54 (6.17%) Games
3 33 (3.77%) Electronics
4 29 (3.31%) Marketing
5 27 (3.09%) Telecoms
6 24 (2.74%) Banking
7 18 (2.06%) Automotive
8 13 (1.49%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.49%) Multimedia
9 11 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.34%) Billing
11 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.23%) Military
11 2 (0.23%) Advertising
12 1 (0.11%) Publishing
12 1 (0.11%) Retail
12 1 (0.11%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 345 (39.43%) Developer
2 228 (26.06%) Software Engineer
3 115 (13.14%) Test Engineer
4 80 (9.14%) Software Developer
5 76 (8.69%) Web Developer
6 62 (7.09%) Software Test Engineer
7 55 (6.29%) Java Developer
8 48 (5.49%) Senior Software Engineer
9 47 (5.37%) Administrator
10 46 (5.26%) Analyst
11 43 (4.91%) Systems Administrator
11 43 (4.91%) Senior Developer
12 39 (4.46%) Python Developer
13 33 (3.77%) Junior
13 33 (3.77%) Java Software Engineer
14 32 (3.66%) Programmer
15 29 (3.31%) PHP Developer
16 23 (2.63%) Junior Developer
17 22 (2.51%) Development Engineer
17 22 (2.51%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (21.83%) HTML
2 137 (15.66%) CSS
3 94 (10.74%) Web Services
4 79 (9.03%) jQuery
5 72 (8.23%) .NET
6 71 (8.11%) HTML5
7 59 (6.74%) XML
8 45 (5.14%) Django
9 40 (4.57%) J2EE
10 37 (4.23%) Ajax
11 34 (3.89%) Ruby on Rails
11 34 (3.89%) RESTful
12 31 (3.54%) LAMP
12 31 (3.54%) Middleware
13 25 (2.86%) CSS3
14 23 (2.63%) ASP.NET
15 22 (2.51%) REST
15 22 (2.51%) JSON
16 19 (2.17%) SOAP
17 18 (2.06%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 233 (26.63%) Computer Science
2 98 (11.20%) Mathematics
3 68 (7.77%) Open Source
4 46 (5.26%) Firmware
5 43 (4.91%) Physics
6 39 (4.46%) Mobile App
7 31 (3.54%) Visualisation
8 27 (3.09%) Informatics
9 26 (2.97%) Embedded Systems
10 23 (2.63%) Cryptography
11 18 (2.06%) PKI
12 16 (1.83%) Statistics
13 14 (1.60%) Grid Computing
14 13 (1.49%) Management Information System
15 12 (1.37%) Artificial Intelligence
16 11 (1.26%) Blog
16 11 (1.26%) Clustering
17 10 (1.14%) IPTV
17 10 (1.14%) Streaming Video
18 9 (1.03%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 418 (47.77%) Linux
2 235 (26.86%) UNIX
3 136 (15.54%) Windows
4 54 (6.17%) Android
5 36 (4.11%) Apple iOS
6 25 (2.86%) Ubuntu
7 23 (2.63%) CentOS
8 20 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (2.06%) Mac OS X
10 17 (1.94%) Solaris
10 17 (1.94%) Mac OS
11 16 (1.83%) AIX
12 14 (1.60%) Debian
13 13 (1.49%) HPUX
13 13 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.46%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.34%) SUSE
15 3 (0.34%) FreeBSD
16 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (25.94%) Software Engineering
2 152 (17.37%) OO
3 90 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (9.26%) Multithreading
5 72 (8.23%) Scrum
6 65 (7.43%) Test Scripting
7 62 (7.09%) Automated Testing
8 59 (6.74%) TDD
8 59 (6.74%) Test Automation
9 58 (6.63%) OOD
10 48 (5.49%) Web Development
11 46 (5.26%) E-Commerce
12 44 (5.03%) DevOps
13 42 (4.80%) Configuration Management
14 37 (4.23%) Bioinformatics
15 35 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (3.66%) Automation Testing
17 30 (3.43%) Software Architecture
18 28 (3.20%) Manual Testing
18 28 (3.20%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 337 (38.51%) Java
2 300 (34.29%) Perl
3 248 (28.34%) C++
4 231 (26.40%) C
4 231 (26.40%) JavaScript
5 201 (22.97%) C#
6 191 (21.83%) PHP
7 148 (16.91%) Ruby
8 124 (14.17%) SQL
9 81 (9.26%) Bash Shell
10 53 (6.06%) Shell Script
11 34 (3.89%) Embedded C
12 25 (2.86%) Objective-C
13 22 (2.51%) Bourne shell
14 20 (2.29%) Scala
15 19 (2.17%) Tcl
16 17 (1.94%) Assembly Language
16 17 (1.94%) R
17 16 (1.83%) MATLAB
18 14 (1.60%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 333 (38.06%) Degree
2 16 (1.83%) ISTQB
3 14 (1.60%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.49%) ISEB
5 12 (1.37%) Postgraduate
6 11 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.03%) PhD
8 7 (0.80%) CCIE
9 5 (0.57%) JNCIE
9 5 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.46%) CCNA
11 3 (0.34%) CWNA
11 3 (0.34%) CISSP
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.34%) RHCE
11 3 (0.34%) CISMP
11 3 (0.34%) CEH
11 3 (0.34%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.23%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (10.97%) QA
2 9 (1.03%) SLA
2 9 (1.03%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.11%) WAI
3 1 (0.11%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.11%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 44 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (1.83%) KVM
3 15 (1.71%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.26%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.80%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.57%) vSphere
7 4 (0.46%) NFS
8 3 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.23%) XenServer
10 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 53 (6.06%) Puppet
2 37 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.37%) Nagios
4 7 (0.80%) Ansible
5 5 (0.57%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.34%) Nessus
6 3 (0.34%) Opsview
7 2 (0.23%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.23%) CFEngine
7 2 (0.23%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.11%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.11%) SCOM
8 1 (0.11%) Salt
8 1 (0.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 61 (6.97%) Oracle
2 48 (5.49%) VMware
3 36 (4.11%) Red Hat
4 22 (2.51%) Microsoft
4 22 (2.51%) Perforce
5 21 (2.40%) Google
6 16 (1.83%) Cisco
6 16 (1.83%) HP
7 15 (1.71%) IBM
8 11 (1.26%) Sun
8 11 (1.26%) Splunk
9 10 (1.14%) Juniper
9 10 (1.14%) SunGard
9 10 (1.14%) NetApp
10 9 (1.03%) MKS
11 8 (0.91%) JBoss
11 8 (0.91%) ESRI
11 8 (0.91%) Hitachi
12 7 (0.80%) Aruba
13 4 (0.46%) Foundry
Hertfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hertfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £27000 - £38000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 to £50000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £47000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
networx
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
networx
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + Benefits + Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Base + Top Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago