The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 52 61 84
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +23
Permanent jobs citing Python 4959 4443 3276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.80% 4.03% 3.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.25% 7.68% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4112 3673 2825
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Python
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
53584 57855 53904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.92% 52.42% 53.02%
Number of salaries quoted 46162 49760 46937
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 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
London +11 2970 £60,000 +9.09% 396
South East +42 802 £45,000 +2.27% 112
East of England -6 354 £45,000 +2.27% 99
South West +19 341 £45,000 +20.00% 35
Yorkshire +76 208 £41,000 +9.33% 33
North West +4 138 £37,500 - 28
East Midlands +24 84 £40,000 - 13
West Midlands -19 80 £40,000 +6.66% 17
North East 0 36 £40,500 +47.27% 15
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 4515 (49.22%) Linux
2 3438 (37.48%) Java
3 2812 (30.66%) Perl
4 2775 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
5 2688 (29.30%) SQL
6 2372 (25.86%) Ruby
7 2265 (24.69%) JavaScript
8 2223 (24.23%) C++
9 1997 (21.77%) Degree
10 1894 (20.65%) PHP
11 1856 (20.23%) Finance
12 1799 (19.61%) UNIX
13 1670 (18.21%) Bash Shell
14 1662 (18.12%) Software Engineering
15 1647 (17.95%) HTML
16 1628 (17.75%) DevOps
17 1575 (17.17%) MySQL
18 1534 (16.72%) Windows
19 1448 (15.79%) Computer Science
20 1447 (15.77%) Puppet
21 1362 (14.85%) C#
22 1360 (14.83%) Git (software)
23 1345 (14.66%) CSS
24 1221 (13.31%) Amazon AWS
25 1169 (12.74%) Opscode Chef
26 1165 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
27 1143 (12.46%) Open Source
28 1133 (12.35%) Oracle
29 1126 (12.28%) C
30 1112 (12.12%) TDD

Python
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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
1 991 (10.80%) Apache
2 575 (6.27%) Node.js
3 514 (5.60%) Tomcat
4 410 (4.47%) nginx
5 325 (3.54%) OpenStack
6 323 (3.52%) Elasticsearch
7 291 (3.17%) SAS
8 215 (2.34%) Apache Spark
9 197 (2.15%) JBoss
10 192 (2.09%) IIS
10 192 (2.09%) Apache Pig
11 124 (1.35%) WebLogic
12 111 (1.21%) CMS
13 97 (1.06%) Drupal
14 89 (0.97%) Apache Solr
15 77 (0.84%) WebSphere
16 65 (0.71%) SharePoint
17 61 (0.66%) GlassFish
18 58 (0.63%) Confluence
19 44 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 247 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 162 (1.77%) SPSS
3 92 (1.00%) MS Office
4 33 (0.36%) Photoshop
5 25 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 18 (0.20%) GNU Octave
7 13 (0.14%) Mathematica
8 11 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 9 (0.098%) Final Cut Pro
10 9 (0.098%) PowerPivot
10 9 (0.098%) Maya
10 9 (0.098%) MS Visio
11 8 (0.087%) Quicktime
12 7 (0.076%) CPLEX
13 6 (0.065%) Stata
14 5 (0.055%) InfoPath
14 5 (0.055%) Weka
15 4 (0.044%) Gephi
15 4 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 39 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 35 (0.38%) RMDS
3 26 (0.28%) Magento
4 14 (0.15%) ION MarketView
5 12 (0.13%) Markit EDM
5 12 (0.13%) Odoo
6 10 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 9 (0.098%) Oracle General Ledger
7 9 (0.098%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.055%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.055%) Exstream
9 4 (0.044%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.022%) SAP InfiniteInsight
10 2 (0.022%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.022%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.022%) Unica
10 2 (0.022%) Front Arena
11 1 (0.011%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.011%) Tridion
11 1 (0.011%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 1221 (13.31%) Amazon AWS
2 269 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
3 236 (2.57%) SaaS
4 154 (1.68%) PaaS
4 154 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
5 145 (1.58%) GitHub
6 143 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 141 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
8 138 (1.50%) Amazon S3
9 111 (1.21%) IaaS
10 96 (1.05%) Amazon EMR
11 61 (0.66%) Google App Engine
11 61 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
12 56 (0.61%) Google Analytics
13 39 (0.43%) Route 53
14 37 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
15 35 (0.38%) Heroku
16 27 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
16 27 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 25 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 539 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 475 (5.18%) Internet
3 465 (5.07%) DNS
4 424 (4.62%) Firewall
5 415 (4.52%) HTTP
6 175 (1.91%) VPN
7 156 (1.70%) SAN
8 138 (1.50%) WAN
9 129 (1.41%) LDAP
10 123 (1.34%) LAN
10 123 (1.34%) Network Security
11 115 (1.25%) SSL
12 114 (1.24%) SMTP
13 112 (1.22%) BGP
14 103 (1.12%) DHCP
15 91 (0.99%) Wireless
16 88 (0.96%) OSPF
17 87 (0.95%) Broadband
18 84 (0.92%) VoIP
19 83 (0.90%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1575 (17.17%) MySQL
2 952 (10.38%) Big Data
3 857 (9.34%) NoSQL
4 843 (9.19%) MongoDB
5 802 (8.74%) SQL Server
6 777 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
7 709 (7.73%) Hadoop
8 691 (7.53%) Relational Database
9 292 (3.18%) RDBMS
10 289 (3.15%) Redis
11 276 (3.01%) Apache Cassandra
12 261 (2.85%) Data Mining
13 250 (2.73%) Apache Hive
14 150 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
15 148 (1.61%) Oracle Database
16 145 (1.58%) HBase
17 118 (1.29%) QlikView
18 102 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 97 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
20 92 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1360 (14.83%) Git (software)
2 1046 (11.40%) Jenkins
3 449 (4.89%) Selenium
4 441 (4.81%) Subversion
5 331 (3.61%) JIRA
6 306 (3.34%) Maven
7 232 (2.53%) JUnit
8 207 (2.26%) Hudson
9 206 (2.25%) WebDriver
10 189 (2.06%) Ant
11 168 (1.83%) TeamCity
12 167 (1.82%) Cucumber
13 117 (1.28%) Mercurial
14 114 (1.24%) Visual Studio
15 101 (1.10%) Gradle
16 92 (1.00%) NUnit
17 85 (0.93%) Eclipse
18 83 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
19 75 (0.82%) PHPUnit
19 75 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1856 (20.23%) Finance
2 464 (5.06%) Banking
3 410 (4.47%) Front Office
4 363 (3.96%) Marketing
5 356 (3.88%) Telecoms
6 344 (3.75%) Games
7 207 (2.26%) Electronics
8 204 (2.22%) Retail
9 173 (1.89%) Investment Banking
10 113 (1.23%) Advertising
11 104 (1.13%) Law
12 95 (1.04%) Legal
13 93 (1.01%) Manufacturing
14 89 (0.97%) Financial Institution
15 81 (0.88%) Back Office
16 72 (0.78%) Publishing
17 44 (0.48%) Military
18 30 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
19 27 (0.29%) Multimedia
20 22 (0.24%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3450 (37.61%) Developer
2 942 (10.27%) Software Engineer
3 726 (7.91%) DevOps Engineer
4 717 (7.82%) Python Developer
5 617 (6.73%) Analyst
6 609 (6.64%) Administrator
7 561 (6.12%) Senior Developer
8 530 (5.78%) Systems Administrator
9 529 (5.77%) Software Developer
10 470 (5.12%) Java Developer
11 393 (4.28%) Data Scientist
12 388 (4.23%) Linux Administrator
13 337 (3.67%) C++ Developer
14 328 (3.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 317 (3.46%) Linux Engineer
16 304 (3.31%) Junior
17 292 (3.18%) Web Developer
18 287 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
19 270 (2.94%) Applications Support
20 255 (2.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1647 (17.95%) HTML
2 1345 (14.66%) CSS
3 902 (9.83%) .NET
4 870 (9.48%) Web Services
5 758 (8.26%) jQuery
6 718 (7.83%) Django
7 654 (7.13%) XML
8 613 (6.68%) HTML5
9 474 (5.17%) AngularJS
10 450 (4.91%) REST
11 389 (4.24%) CSS3
12 356 (3.88%) Spring
13 345 (3.76%) LAMP
14 305 (3.32%) Backbone.js
15 279 (3.04%) JSON
16 274 (2.99%) RESTful
17 268 (2.92%) ASP.NET
18 249 (2.71%) RabbitMQ
19 237 (2.58%) Ajax
20 227 (2.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1448 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 908 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
3 616 (6.72%) Algorithms
4 542 (5.91%) Mathematics
5 445 (4.85%) Visualisation
6 359 (3.91%) Statistics
7 347 (3.78%) Hedge funds
8 271 (2.95%) Mobile App
9 266 (2.90%) Data Centre
10 258 (2.81%) User Experience
11 252 (2.75%) Data Structures
12 247 (2.69%) Derivative
13 216 (2.35%) Physics
14 214 (2.33%) Equities
15 195 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 179 (1.95%) Management Information System
17 147 (1.60%) Fixed Income
18 134 (1.46%) Social Media
19 109 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
20 104 (1.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4515 (49.22%) Linux
2 1799 (19.61%) UNIX
3 1534 (16.72%) Windows
4 569 (6.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 536 (5.84%) Ubuntu
6 524 (5.71%) CentOS
7 305 (3.32%) Android
8 253 (2.76%) Apple iOS
9 243 (2.65%) Debian
10 242 (2.64%) Solaris
11 127 (1.38%) Mac OS X
12 108 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 77 (0.84%) Fedora
14 68 (0.74%) SUSE
15 63 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
16 60 (0.65%) AIX
17 53 (0.58%) Windows 7
18 50 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
19 31 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
19 31 (0.34%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2775 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1662 (18.12%) Software Engineering
3 1628 (17.75%) DevOps
4 1165 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
5 1143 (12.46%) Open Source
6 1112 (12.12%) TDD
7 1061 (11.57%) OO
8 982 (10.71%) Analytics
9 828 (9.03%) Configuration Management
10 763 (8.32%) Scrum
11 575 (6.27%) E-Commerce
12 530 (5.78%) MVC
13 519 (5.66%) BDD
14 437 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
15 427 (4.65%) Mentoring
16 423 (4.61%) Web Development
17 413 (4.50%) Test Automation
18 409 (4.46%) Unit Testing
19 396 (4.32%) SDLC
20 350 (3.82%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3438 (37.48%) Java
2 2812 (30.66%) Perl
3 2688 (29.30%) SQL
4 2372 (25.86%) Ruby
5 2265 (24.69%) JavaScript
6 2223 (24.23%) C++
7 1894 (20.65%) PHP
8 1670 (18.21%) Bash Shell
9 1362 (14.85%) C#
10 1126 (12.28%) C
11 655 (7.14%) R
12 569 (6.20%) Shell Script
13 485 (5.29%) Scala
14 430 (4.69%) PowerShell
15 302 (3.29%) MATLAB
16 219 (2.39%) Go
17 209 (2.28%) VBA
18 187 (2.04%) T-SQL
18 187 (2.04%) Groovy
18 187 (2.04%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1997 (21.77%) Degree
2 324 (3.53%) PhD
3 276 (3.01%) Security Cleared
4 166 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
5 136 (1.48%) SC Cleared
6 123 (1.34%) DV Cleared
7 94 (1.02%) CCNA
8 75 (0.82%) CCNP
9 70 (0.76%) ISEB
10 66 (0.72%) ISTQB
11 50 (0.55%) RHCE
12 31 (0.34%) CCIE
12 31 (0.34%) RHCSA
13 28 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
14 21 (0.23%) CISSP
15 19 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
15 19 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 18 (0.20%) LPIC
16 18 (0.20%) PMI Certification
17 15 (0.16%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 557 (6.07%) QA
2 47 (0.51%) SLA
3 29 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 18 (0.20%) ISO 9001
5 13 (0.14%) HIPAA
6 10 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.098%) WAI
8 8 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.076%) ISO 8583
10 5 (0.055%) WCAG
11 3 (0.033%) JTAG
11 3 (0.033%) HL7
12 2 (0.022%) BS25999
12 2 (0.022%) COBIT
12 2 (0.022%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.022%) FISMA
13 1 (0.011%) Basel III
13 1 (0.011%) EMIR
13 1 (0.011%) CRD IV
System Software
1 559 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 330 (3.60%) Docker
3 150 (1.64%) KVM
4 149 (1.62%) Varnish
5 126 (1.37%) Xen
6 125 (1.36%) Active Directory
7 106 (1.16%) VirtualBox
8 94 (1.02%) NFS
9 73 (0.80%) Hyper-V
10 70 (0.76%) vSphere
11 60 (0.65%) Apache Flume
12 56 (0.61%) LXC
13 55 (0.60%) Postfix
14 54 (0.59%) Firmware
15 52 (0.57%) iptables
16 49 (0.53%) HDFS
17 43 (0.47%) VMware ESX
18 39 (0.43%) Squid
18 39 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 34 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1447 (15.77%) Puppet
2 1169 (12.74%) Opscode Chef
3 602 (6.56%) Nagios
4 492 (5.36%) Ansible
5 227 (2.47%) Vagrant
6 201 (2.19%) Salt
7 189 (2.06%) ZABBIX
8 125 (1.36%) Graphite
9 100 (1.09%) logstash
10 72 (0.78%) Cacti
11 68 (0.74%) Cobbler
12 63 (0.69%) Zenoss
12 63 (0.69%) Tivoli
13 57 (0.62%) Kibana
14 51 (0.56%) HAProxy
15 50 (0.55%) Ganglia
16 39 (0.43%) StatsD
17 34 (0.37%) collectd
17 34 (0.37%) Data Guard
17 34 (0.37%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1133 (12.35%) Oracle
2 782 (8.53%) VMware
3 755 (8.23%) Red Hat
4 433 (4.72%) Microsoft
5 322 (3.51%) Cisco
6 313 (3.41%) Google
7 180 (1.96%) Splunk
8 176 (1.92%) Tableau
9 157 (1.71%) HP
10 149 (1.62%) Sybase
11 133 (1.45%) IBM
12 132 (1.44%) Rackspace
13 80 (0.87%) SAP
14 78 (0.85%) Netezza
15 77 (0.84%) Perforce
16 72 (0.78%) Cognos
17 68 (0.74%) SaltStack
18 67 (0.73%) New Relic
18 67 (0.73%) Sun
19 66 (0.72%) Informatica
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Millingham Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum + equity
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 Per Annum Plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £25000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £600.00 - £675.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £41,300 to £46,500
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago