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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 42 43 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Python 408 440 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.36% 5.16% 4.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.94% 8.88% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 347 357 356
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +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
4106 4953 4773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 53.90% 58.05% 56.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3503 4179 4244
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +6 314 £45,000 +5.88% 54
Hertfordshire -31 64 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Essex +9 22 £57,500 +31.42% 6
Suffolk -17 8 £35,000 -
Bedfordshire +24 4 £60,000 +71.42% 2
Norfolk -12 3 £27,750 -20.71% 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 340 (42.29%) Linux
2 316 (39.30%) C++
3 292 (36.32%) C
4 268 (33.33%) Degree
5 263 (32.71%) Perl
6 234 (29.10%) HTML
7 230 (28.61%) JavaScript
8 220 (27.36%) Software Engineering
9 206 (25.62%) Computer Science
10 193 (24.00%) Java
11 169 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
12 163 (20.27%) PHP
13 159 (19.78%) SQL
14 154 (19.15%) CSS
15 141 (17.54%) Windows
16 131 (16.29%) Bash Shell
17 129 (16.04%) UNIX
18 112 (13.93%) XML
19 105 (13.06%) C#
20 101 (12.56%) MySQL
21 90 (11.19%) Web Services
22 87 (10.82%) Web Development
23 85 (10.57%) OO
24 81 (10.07%) Scrum
25 79 (9.83%) jQuery
26 78 (9.70%) Electronics
27 77 (9.58%) Internet
28 76 (9.45%) TCP/IP
29 73 (9.08%) Apache
29 73 (9.08%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 73 (9.08%) Apache
2 38 (4.73%) Tomcat
3 24 (2.99%) Node.js
4 22 (2.74%) WebLogic
5 19 (2.36%) JBoss
6 16 (1.99%) IIS
6 16 (1.99%) Zope
6 16 (1.99%) Plone
7 15 (1.87%) WebSphere
8 11 (1.37%) SAS
9 10 (1.24%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 5 (0.62%) nginx
11 5 (0.62%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.37%) CMS
12 3 (0.37%) Tuxedo
13 2 (0.25%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.25%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.25%) CloudStack
14 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 18 (2.24%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.12%) RoboHelp
2 9 (1.12%) FrameMaker
2 9 (1.12%) PaintShop Pro
3 6 (0.75%) 3ds Max
3 6 (0.75%) SPSS
4 5 (0.62%) CPLEX
5 4 (0.50%) Blender
5 4 (0.50%) Maya
5 4 (0.50%) MS Office
6 3 (0.37%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.12%) MS Project
8 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 59 (7.34%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (3.98%) Cloud Computing
3 23 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 22 (2.74%) SaaS
5 11 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.25%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.25%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.25%) GitHub
7 2 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.25%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.12%) HP Helion
8 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.12%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (9.58%) Internet
2 76 (9.45%) TCP/IP
3 57 (7.09%) Wireless
4 46 (5.72%) HTTP
5 30 (3.73%) Firewall
6 16 (1.99%) DNS
7 14 (1.74%) LAN
8 13 (1.62%) WAN
8 13 (1.62%) SSL
9 12 (1.49%) HTTPS
10 11 (1.37%) ZigBee
10 11 (1.37%) Network Security
11 10 (1.24%) SAN
12 9 (1.12%) ICMP
12 9 (1.12%) SNMP
13 8 (1.00%) 802.15
13 8 (1.00%) MPLS
13 8 (1.00%) Bluetooth
14 7 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (12.56%) MySQL
2 60 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
3 51 (6.34%) NoSQL
4 41 (5.10%) Relational Database
5 33 (4.10%) MongoDB
6 28 (3.48%) SQL Server
7 23 (2.86%) Big Data
8 14 (1.74%) Data Mining
9 13 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (1.37%) Firebird
12 9 (1.12%) Hadoop
13 8 (1.00%) MariaDB
13 8 (1.00%) Text Mining
13 8 (1.00%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.62%) CouchDB
14 5 (0.62%) Neo4j
14 5 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 61 (7.59%) Git (software)
2 56 (6.97%) JIRA
3 47 (5.85%) Selenium
4 39 (4.85%) Jenkins
5 37 (4.60%) Eclipse
6 29 (3.61%) JUnit
7 22 (2.74%) Ant
8 21 (2.61%) Visual Studio
9 16 (1.99%) Bugzilla
10 13 (1.62%) Subversion
11 10 (1.24%) GCC
12 9 (1.12%) TeamCity
12 9 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
13 8 (1.00%) CruiseControl
14 6 (0.75%) QADirector
14 6 (0.75%) JMeter
14 6 (0.75%) SCons
14 6 (0.75%) LoadUI
15 5 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (0.62%) Hudson
General
1 78 (9.70%) Electronics
2 57 (7.09%) Marketing
3 43 (5.35%) Finance
4 24 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 16 (1.99%) Automotive
6 15 (1.87%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 14 (1.74%) Games
8 13 (1.62%) Back Office
9 10 (1.24%) Publishing
10 7 (0.87%) Retail
11 6 (0.75%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.50%) Advertising
13 3 (0.37%) Banking
14 2 (0.25%) Military
14 2 (0.25%) Billing
15 1 (0.12%) German Language
15 1 (0.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 310 (38.56%) Developer
2 221 (27.49%) Software Engineer
3 99 (12.31%) Software Developer
4 82 (10.20%) Test Engineer
5 62 (7.71%) Java Developer
5 62 (7.71%) Web Developer
6 54 (6.72%) Team Leader
7 50 (6.22%) Software Test Engineer
8 49 (6.09%) Programmer
9 43 (5.35%) Senior Developer
9 43 (5.35%) Graduate
10 41 (5.10%) Administrator
11 38 (4.73%) Python Developer
11 38 (4.73%) Software Team Leader
12 37 (4.60%) Systems Administrator
13 32 (3.98%) C++ Developer
14 31 (3.86%) Senior Software Engineer
15 30 (3.73%) Software Programmer
16 29 (3.61%) Author
16 29 (3.61%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (29.10%) HTML
2 154 (19.15%) CSS
3 112 (13.93%) XML
4 90 (11.19%) Web Services
5 79 (9.83%) jQuery
6 54 (6.72%) HTML5
7 46 (5.72%) .NET
8 45 (5.60%) JSON
9 37 (4.60%) Django
10 36 (4.48%) SOAP
11 35 (4.35%) CSS3
12 27 (3.36%) AngularJS
13 23 (2.86%) XSLT
14 22 (2.74%) LAMP
15 15 (1.87%) Ajax
15 15 (1.87%) REST
16 14 (1.74%) Regular Expression
16 14 (1.74%) Ruby on Rails
17 13 (1.62%) XSD
17 13 (1.62%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 206 (25.62%) Computer Science
2 61 (7.59%) Algorithms
3 57 (7.09%) Mathematics
4 56 (6.97%) Open Source
5 51 (6.34%) Internet of Things
6 46 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
7 41 (5.10%) Embedded Systems
8 39 (4.85%) Visualisation
9 36 (4.48%) User Experience
10 25 (3.11%) Mobile App
11 24 (2.99%) Statistics
11 24 (2.99%) Management Information System
12 23 (2.86%) Physics
13 20 (2.49%) Informatics
14 17 (2.11%) Cryptography
15 15 (1.87%) PMI
16 13 (1.62%) EFT
16 13 (1.62%) Chemistry
16 13 (1.62%) Data Structures
17 11 (1.37%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 340 (42.29%) Linux
2 141 (17.54%) Windows
3 129 (16.04%) UNIX
4 62 (7.71%) Android
5 47 (5.85%) Apple iOS
6 38 (4.73%) Debian
7 13 (1.62%) CentOS
8 12 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.24%) Embedded Linux
9 10 (1.24%) Solaris
10 9 (1.12%) AIX
11 8 (1.00%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.87%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.62%) HPUX
14 2 (0.25%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.25%) OpenBSD
15 1 (0.12%) OpenWrt
15 1 (0.12%) VMS
15 1 (0.12%) zOS
15 1 (0.12%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (27.36%) Software Engineering
2 169 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (10.82%) Web Development
4 85 (10.57%) OO
5 81 (10.07%) Scrum
6 71 (8.83%) Automated Testing
7 69 (8.58%) Test Automation
8 62 (7.71%) Mentoring
9 56 (6.97%) Continuous Integration
10 45 (5.60%) Software Testing
11 42 (5.22%) Analytics
12 40 (4.98%) OOD
13 39 (4.85%) TDD
14 32 (3.98%) Network Management
14 32 (3.98%) Line Management
15 30 (3.73%) DevOps
16 28 (3.48%) Multithreading
16 28 (3.48%) E-Commerce
16 28 (3.48%) OOP
17 27 (3.36%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 316 (39.30%) C++
2 292 (36.32%) C
3 263 (32.71%) Perl
4 230 (28.61%) JavaScript
5 193 (24.00%) Java
6 163 (20.27%) PHP
7 159 (19.78%) SQL
8 131 (16.29%) Bash Shell
9 105 (13.06%) C#
10 73 (9.08%) Ruby
11 48 (5.97%) Shell Script
12 39 (4.85%) MATLAB
13 19 (2.36%) R
14 16 (1.99%) Go
15 15 (1.87%) Embedded C
16 14 (1.74%) T-SQL
17 9 (1.12%) Korn
17 9 (1.12%) Objective-C
18 8 (1.00%) Embedded C++
19 7 (0.87%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 268 (33.33%) Degree
2 34 (4.23%) ISEB
3 20 (2.49%) Security Cleared
4 16 (1.99%) ISTQB
5 15 (1.87%) PMI Certification
6 13 (1.62%) PhD
7 7 (0.87%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.75%) LPIC
9 5 (0.62%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.25%) CCNP
10 2 (0.25%) CCNA
11 1 (0.12%) CISSP
11 1 (0.12%) CISA
11 1 (0.12%) CISM
11 1 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.12%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (8.71%) QA
2 13 (1.62%) ISO 8583
3 4 (0.50%) WAI
4 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.25%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (3.48%) Firmware
2 24 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.11%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.24%) Docker
5 9 (1.12%) KVM
6 7 (0.87%) Varnish
7 5 (0.62%) Xen
7 5 (0.62%) LXC
7 5 (0.62%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 4 (0.50%) Squid
8 4 (0.50%) Postfix
9 3 (0.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 3 (0.37%) Ceph
9 3 (0.37%) qmail
10 2 (0.25%) Samba
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.25%) XenServer
10 2 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.12%) vCloud
11 1 (0.12%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 30 (3.73%) Puppet
2 20 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.37%) Nagios
4 10 (1.24%) Ansible
5 7 (0.87%) OPNET
5 7 (0.87%) Cacti
6 6 (0.75%) OpenView
7 5 (0.62%) Mesos
8 3 (0.37%) systemd
8 3 (0.37%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.37%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.25%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.25%) logstash
9 2 (0.25%) Salt
9 2 (0.25%) Graylog
9 2 (0.25%) Munin
9 2 (0.25%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.25%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.25%) Graphite
9 2 (0.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 55 (6.84%) Oracle
2 53 (6.59%) Microsoft
3 37 (4.60%) VMware
4 31 (3.86%) Red Hat
5 29 (3.61%) Google
6 24 (2.99%) Perforce
7 20 (2.49%) Rackspace
8 12 (1.49%) Cisco
9 10 (1.24%) IBM
9 10 (1.24%) HP
10 9 (1.12%) Juniper
11 6 (0.75%) Coverity
12 5 (0.62%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.62%) Pegasus
13 4 (0.50%) Citrix
14 3 (0.37%) ION Trading
14 3 (0.37%) EMC
14 3 (0.37%) Isilon
15 2 (0.25%) Intel
15 2 (0.25%) Business Objects
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