The first table below looks at the demand for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 29 July 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 60 75 93
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +18
Permanent jobs citing Python 4404 3345 3138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.03% 3.29% 2.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.78% 6.22% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3637 2823 2674
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56598 53754 60376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.81% 52.83% 54.27%
Number of salaries quoted 48459 46536 53461
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Python
UK

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in England

Python
Salary Trend in England

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

Python Salary Trend in England

Python
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in England

Python
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
London +14 2813 £55,000 +4.76% 302
South East -9 543 £42,500 +13.33% 71
East of England +11 409 £42,500 - 73
South West +47 206 £37,500 +15.38% 31
North West +32 127 £37,500 +7.14% 15
Yorkshire -18 108 £40,000 +23.07% 20
West Midlands +27 92 £35,000 +7.69% 9
East Midlands +52 77 £40,000 - 14
North East -6 35 £27,500 -28.10% 16
Python
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Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 4072 (46.55%) Linux
2 3673 (41.99%) Java
3 2503 (28.61%) Perl
4 2379 (27.19%) Degree
5 2345 (26.81%) Ruby
6 2343 (26.78%) C++
7 2232 (25.51%) JavaScript
8 2092 (23.91%) SQL
9 2058 (23.53%) PHP
10 1777 (20.31%) UNIX
11 1700 (19.43%) Computer Science
12 1697 (19.40%) MySQL
13 1695 (19.38%) Finance
14 1618 (18.50%) C#
15 1593 (18.21%) HTML
16 1544 (17.65%) Software Engineering
17 1411 (16.13%) Bash Shell
18 1365 (15.60%) Windows
19 1349 (15.42%) OO
20 1310 (14.97%) CSS
21 1262 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
22 1234 (14.11%) C
23 1179 (13.48%) Open Source
24 1155 (13.20%) Puppet
25 1068 (12.21%) Git (software)
26 990 (11.32%) TDD
27 912 (10.43%) DevOps
28 905 (10.35%) Apache
29 875 (10.00%) Django
30 863 (9.87%) jQuery

Python
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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
1 905 (10.35%) Apache
2 435 (4.97%) Node.js
3 412 (4.71%) Tomcat
4 329 (3.76%) nginx
5 166 (1.90%) IIS
6 156 (1.78%) SAS
6 156 (1.78%) Apache Pig
7 151 (1.73%) Drupal
8 137 (1.57%) OpenStack
9 126 (1.44%) CMS
10 125 (1.43%) WordPress
11 119 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
12 101 (1.15%) WebLogic
13 99 (1.13%) WebSphere
14 97 (1.11%) Apache Solr
15 51 (0.58%) SharePoint
16 49 (0.56%) Jetty
17 43 (0.49%) Tornado
18 40 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
19 39 (0.45%) GlassFish
Applications
1 256 (2.93%) MS Excel
2 144 (1.65%) SPSS
3 94 (1.07%) MS Office
4 34 (0.39%) Photoshop
4 34 (0.39%) CPLEX
5 29 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 25 (0.29%) Stata
7 18 (0.21%) Maya
8 16 (0.18%) NASTRAN
8 16 (0.18%) S-PLUS
9 15 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
10 14 (0.16%) Mathematica
11 12 (0.14%) 3ds Max
12 11 (0.13%) MS Visio
13 9 (0.10%) Abaqus
14 7 (0.080%) Blender
14 7 (0.080%) AutoCAD
15 6 (0.069%) Acrobat
16 5 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
16 5 (0.057%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 105 (1.20%) Magento
2 36 (0.41%) Google Analytics
3 16 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 15 (0.17%) Front Arena
4 15 (0.17%) WebTrends
5 13 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
6 12 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
7 11 (0.13%) FastVal
7 11 (0.13%) ION MarketView
7 11 (0.13%) SunGard APT
8 9 (0.10%) Endur
9 8 (0.091%) RMDS
9 8 (0.091%) Oracle CRM
9 8 (0.091%) Optimost
9 8 (0.091%) SiteCatalyst
10 5 (0.057%) SAP Business One
11 4 (0.046%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (0.046%) Summit
11 4 (0.046%) Markit EDM
12 3 (0.034%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 461 (5.27%) Amazon AWS
2 230 (2.63%) SaaS
3 214 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
4 174 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
5 83 (0.95%) Amazon S3
6 75 (0.86%) GitHub
7 62 (0.71%) PaaS
8 52 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
9 51 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
10 41 (0.47%) Google App Engine
11 36 (0.41%) Google Apps
12 31 (0.35%) IaaS
13 28 (0.32%) ElastiCache
14 27 (0.31%) Rackspace Cloud
15 26 (0.30%) Office 365
16 17 (0.19%) Heroku
17 13 (0.15%) CloudFront
18 12 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
19 10 (0.11%) Route 53
20 5 (0.057%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 556 (6.36%) TCP/IP
2 442 (5.05%) Internet
3 433 (4.95%) HTTP
4 333 (3.81%) DNS
5 234 (2.67%) Firewall
6 202 (2.31%) LDAP
7 177 (2.02%) SAN
8 116 (1.33%) DHCP
9 102 (1.17%) NAS
10 99 (1.13%) SSH
11 98 (1.12%) VPN
12 97 (1.11%) Wireless
13 87 (0.99%) Ethernet
14 83 (0.95%) WAN
15 81 (0.93%) LAN
15 81 (0.93%) Network Security
16 70 (0.80%) SSL
17 65 (0.74%) SNMP
18 62 (0.71%) VoIP
19 59 (0.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1697 (19.40%) MySQL
2 796 (9.10%) NoSQL
3 762 (8.71%) Big Data
4 661 (7.56%) PostgreSQL
5 635 (7.26%) Hadoop
6 631 (7.21%) Relational Database
7 590 (6.74%) MongoDB
8 583 (6.66%) SQL Server
9 283 (3.24%) Redis
10 257 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
11 246 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
12 243 (2.78%) RDBMS
13 242 (2.77%) Apache Hive
14 237 (2.71%) Data Mining
15 127 (1.45%) Oracle Database
16 111 (1.27%) HBase
17 102 (1.17%) Couchbase
18 85 (0.97%) DB2
19 78 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
20 69 (0.79%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1068 (12.21%) Git (software)
2 548 (6.26%) Jenkins
3 537 (6.14%) Subversion
4 450 (5.14%) Selenium
5 303 (3.46%) Maven
6 234 (2.67%) JIRA
7 222 (2.54%) Cucumber
8 213 (2.43%) WebDriver
9 199 (2.27%) JUnit
10 196 (2.24%) Ant
11 184 (2.10%) Hudson
12 100 (1.14%) Eclipse
13 98 (1.12%) Mercurial
14 78 (0.89%) TeamCity
15 65 (0.74%) Xcode
15 65 (0.74%) Grunt
16 62 (0.71%) Jasmine
17 60 (0.69%) QuickTest Pro
18 57 (0.65%) JMeter
19 54 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1695 (19.38%) Finance
2 496 (5.67%) Banking
3 470 (5.37%) Games
4 447 (5.11%) Front Office
5 329 (3.76%) Telecoms
6 305 (3.49%) Marketing
7 244 (2.79%) Retail
8 229 (2.62%) Advertising
9 215 (2.46%) Investment Banking
10 132 (1.51%) Publishing
11 121 (1.38%) Financial Institution
12 117 (1.34%) Electronics
12 117 (1.34%) Manufacturing
13 62 (0.71%) Back Office
14 48 (0.55%) Aerospace
15 46 (0.53%) Automotive
16 35 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
17 31 (0.35%) Multimedia
18 29 (0.33%) Law
19 27 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3912 (44.72%) Developer
2 893 (10.21%) Python Developer
3 742 (8.48%) Software Engineer
4 649 (7.42%) Senior Developer
5 640 (7.32%) Administrator
6 624 (7.13%) Analyst
7 587 (6.71%) Systems Administrator
8 491 (5.61%) Java Developer
9 478 (5.46%) Linux Administrator
10 477 (5.45%) Software Developer
11 463 (5.29%) C++ Developer
12 411 (4.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 357 (4.08%) Web Developer
14 354 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
15 297 (3.40%) Test Engineer
16 289 (3.30%) Junior
16 289 (3.30%) PHP Developer
17 258 (2.95%) Linux Engineer
18 242 (2.77%) Tester
19 231 (2.64%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1593 (18.21%) HTML
2 1310 (14.97%) CSS
3 875 (10.00%) Django
4 863 (9.87%) jQuery
5 733 (8.38%) Web Services
6 718 (8.21%) .NET
7 694 (7.93%) HTML5
8 521 (5.96%) XML
9 418 (4.78%) CSS3
10 359 (4.10%) AngularJS
11 350 (4.00%) LAMP
12 334 (3.82%) REST
12 334 (3.82%) Backbone.js
13 281 (3.21%) JSON
14 273 (3.12%) SOAP
15 257 (2.94%) Ajax
16 248 (2.83%) Spring
17 246 (2.81%) J2EE
17 246 (2.81%) RESTful
18 241 (2.75%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1700 (19.43%) Computer Science
2 1179 (13.48%) Open Source
3 677 (7.74%) Mathematics
4 355 (4.06%) Hedge funds
5 320 (3.66%) Physics
6 294 (3.36%) Visualisation
7 290 (3.32%) Statistics
8 248 (2.83%) Mobile App
9 244 (2.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 202 (2.31%) Derivative
11 192 (2.19%) Fixed Income
12 183 (2.09%) Equities
13 181 (2.07%) Digital Media
14 161 (1.84%) Social Media
15 111 (1.27%) Management Information System
16 107 (1.22%) Clustering
16 107 (1.22%) Artificial Intelligence
16 107 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
17 83 (0.95%) GIS
18 81 (0.93%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 4072 (46.55%) Linux
2 1777 (20.31%) UNIX
3 1365 (15.60%) Windows
4 495 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 489 (5.59%) Ubuntu
6 462 (5.28%) Android
7 430 (4.92%) CentOS
8 365 (4.17%) Apple iOS
9 339 (3.88%) Debian
10 275 (3.14%) Solaris
11 156 (1.78%) Mac OS X
12 78 (0.89%) AIX
13 67 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
14 64 (0.73%) SUSE
15 54 (0.62%) Fedora
16 47 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
17 43 (0.49%) Mac OS
18 37 (0.42%) Windows 7
19 36 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
20 31 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1544 (17.65%) Software Engineering
2 1349 (15.42%) OO
3 1262 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
4 990 (11.32%) TDD
5 912 (10.43%) DevOps
6 682 (7.80%) Scrum
6 682 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
7 638 (7.29%) Analytics
8 636 (7.27%) E-Commerce
9 507 (5.80%) MVC
10 486 (5.56%) Multithreading
11 480 (5.49%) Configuration Management
12 389 (4.45%) Web Development
13 380 (4.34%) OOP
14 376 (4.30%) BDD
15 324 (3.70%) Low Latency
16 290 (3.32%) Automated Testing
17 282 (3.22%) Business Intelligence
18 277 (3.17%) Test Automation
19 276 (3.16%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3673 (41.99%) Java
2 2503 (28.61%) Perl
3 2345 (26.81%) Ruby
4 2343 (26.78%) C++
5 2232 (25.51%) JavaScript
6 2092 (23.91%) SQL
7 2058 (23.53%) PHP
8 1618 (18.50%) C#
9 1411 (16.13%) Bash Shell
10 1234 (14.11%) C
11 439 (5.02%) Shell Script
12 425 (4.86%) Scala
13 351 (4.01%) R
14 251 (2.87%) PowerShell
15 232 (2.65%) MATLAB
16 163 (1.86%) VBA
17 147 (1.68%) Erlang
18 135 (1.54%) F#
19 119 (1.36%) Groovy
20 110 (1.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2379 (27.19%) Degree
2 291 (3.33%) PhD
3 247 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 129 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 100 (1.14%) ISEB
6 83 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
7 76 (0.87%) ISTQB
8 64 (0.73%) CISSP
9 55 (0.63%) DV Cleared
10 54 (0.62%) CCNA
11 48 (0.55%) RHCE
12 34 (0.39%) CEH
13 29 (0.33%) CCNP
14 26 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
15 22 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
16 21 (0.24%) Postgraduate
17 19 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 18 (0.21%) OSCP
19 16 (0.18%) CCIE
20 15 (0.17%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 843 (9.64%) QA
2 103 (1.18%) SLA
3 62 (0.71%) PCI DSS
4 37 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 25 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.17%) HIPAA
7 13 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.10%) JTAG
8 9 (0.10%) DO-178B
9 8 (0.091%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.023%) WAI
10 2 (0.023%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.011%) COREP
11 1 (0.011%) UCITS
11 1 (0.011%) COBIT
11 1 (0.011%) MiFID
11 1 (0.011%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.011%) HL7
11 1 (0.011%) GPG13
11 1 (0.011%) EMIR
System Software
1 359 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 178 (2.03%) KVM
3 173 (1.98%) Active Directory
4 152 (1.74%) Xen
5 133 (1.52%) NFS
6 80 (0.91%) Varnish
7 66 (0.75%) vSphere
8 64 (0.73%) Hyper-V
9 47 (0.54%) Snort
10 46 (0.53%) Postfix
11 39 (0.45%) XenServer
12 38 (0.43%) Samba
13 35 (0.40%) vCloud
14 33 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
15 31 (0.35%) Sendmail
16 29 (0.33%) VMware ESX
17 28 (0.32%) Squid
18 25 (0.29%) Nmap
19 22 (0.25%) Apache Flume
19 22 (0.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1155 (13.20%) Puppet
2 862 (9.85%) Opscode Chef
3 546 (6.24%) Nagios
4 197 (2.25%) ZABBIX
5 146 (1.67%) Ansible
6 139 (1.59%) Salt
7 121 (1.38%) Vagrant
8 100 (1.14%) Cacti
9 89 (1.02%) CFEngine
10 79 (0.90%) Zenoss
11 72 (0.82%) logstash
12 71 (0.81%) Ganglia
13 63 (0.72%) OpenView
14 62 (0.71%) Tivoli
15 60 (0.69%) HAProxy
16 44 (0.50%) Munin
17 39 (0.45%) Opsview
17 39 (0.45%) Capistrano
18 32 (0.37%) StatsD
19 30 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 788 (9.01%) Oracle
2 746 (8.53%) Red Hat
3 498 (5.69%) VMware
4 468 (5.35%) Microsoft
5 214 (2.45%) Google
6 187 (2.14%) Cisco
7 184 (2.10%) Zend
8 175 (2.00%) Sybase
9 164 (1.87%) HP
10 151 (1.73%) JBoss
11 119 (1.36%) Facebook
12 111 (1.27%) IBM
13 107 (1.22%) Rackspace
14 94 (1.07%) Citrix
15 89 (1.02%) Perforce
16 86 (0.98%) EMC
17 78 (0.89%) Splunk
18 68 (0.78%) Tableau
19 66 (0.75%) SaltStack
19 66 (0.75%) Sun
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, private medica
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits & package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + share options
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bens and bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £90,000 to £90,000 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago