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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 71 73 96
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +23
Permanent jobs citing Python 3575 3615 3089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.68% 3.72% 2.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.29% 6.94% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2985 2956 2677
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
49044 52126 57460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.48% 53.62% 55.12%
Number of salaries quoted 42418 44208 50920
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,289
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -1 2043 £57,500 +4.54% 355
South East +12 615 £45,000 - 106
East of England +16 404 £42,500 +6.25% 92
South West +8 174 £45,000 +12.50% 43
Yorkshire +32 135 £43,000 +22.85% 27
North West -26 81 £37,750 +0.66% 24
West Midlands -11 52 £35,000 -3.44% 17
East Midlands +26 49 £41,500 +7.79% 7
North East +5 17 £47,218 +57.39% 3
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 3695 (47.76%) Linux
2 2798 (36.16%) Java
3 2455 (31.73%) Perl
4 2202 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
5 2033 (26.28%) SQL
6 1942 (25.10%) C++
7 1935 (25.01%) Ruby
8 1859 (24.03%) JavaScript
9 1765 (22.81%) Degree
10 1707 (22.06%) PHP
11 1588 (20.52%) UNIX
12 1494 (19.31%) Finance
13 1410 (18.22%) HTML
14 1400 (18.09%) MySQL
15 1395 (18.03%) Software Engineering
16 1387 (17.93%) Windows
17 1336 (17.27%) C#
18 1297 (16.76%) Bash Shell
19 1285 (16.61%) Computer Science
20 1261 (16.30%) Puppet
21 1133 (14.64%) CSS
22 1106 (14.29%) OO
23 1037 (13.40%) DevOps
24 1034 (13.36%) Open Source
25 1020 (13.18%) Git (software)
26 982 (12.69%) C
27 968 (12.51%) Opscode Chef
28 894 (11.55%) TDD
29 797 (10.30%) Continuous Integration
30 772 (9.98%) Apache

Python
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 772 (9.98%) Apache
2 414 (5.35%) Tomcat
3 372 (4.81%) Node.js
4 344 (4.45%) nginx
5 174 (2.25%) OpenStack
6 156 (2.02%) IIS
7 152 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
8 140 (1.81%) SAS
9 133 (1.72%) JBoss
10 107 (1.38%) CMS
11 94 (1.21%) WebLogic
12 92 (1.19%) Apache Pig
13 71 (0.92%) Apache Solr
14 68 (0.88%) Drupal
15 61 (0.79%) SharePoint
16 57 (0.74%) Jetty
17 53 (0.69%) WordPress
18 52 (0.67%) Confluence
19 47 (0.61%) GlassFish
20 45 (0.58%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 222 (2.87%) MS Excel
2 94 (1.21%) MS Office
3 68 (0.88%) SPSS
4 47 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 29 (0.37%) 3ds Max
6 24 (0.31%) FrameMaker
7 22 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 20 (0.26%) PaintShop Pro
8 20 (0.26%) Maya
8 20 (0.26%) RoboHelp
9 17 (0.22%) Mathematica
10 14 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
11 12 (0.16%) Stata
12 10 (0.13%) CPLEX
12 10 (0.13%) Blender
12 10 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
13 9 (0.12%) CINEMA 4D
14 8 (0.10%) Mingle
15 7 (0.090%) S-PLUS
16 6 (0.078%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 38 (0.49%) Magento
2 28 (0.36%) Endur
3 24 (0.31%) Google Analytics
4 22 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
5 14 (0.18%) RMDS
6 13 (0.17%) ION MarketView
7 11 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
8 9 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 8 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 6 (0.078%) SiteCatalyst
11 5 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (0.052%) Dynamics CRM
13 3 (0.039%) Agresso
14 2 (0.026%) Oracle EBS
14 2 (0.026%) Maximo
14 2 (0.026%) SAP InfiniteInsight
14 2 (0.026%) GoldMine
15 1 (0.013%) Front Arena
15 1 (0.013%) Exstream
15 1 (0.013%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 450 (5.82%) Amazon AWS
2 165 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
3 131 (1.69%) SaaS
4 120 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
5 95 (1.23%) Amazon S3
6 91 (1.18%) GitHub
7 62 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
8 58 (0.75%) PaaS
9 57 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
10 47 (0.61%) IaaS
11 34 (0.44%) Office 365
12 33 (0.43%) SoftLayer
13 29 (0.37%) Heroku
14 28 (0.36%) Google App Engine
15 27 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
16 26 (0.34%) Rackspace Cloud
17 24 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
18 21 (0.27%) Route 53
19 20 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
20 11 (0.14%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 581 (7.51%) TCP/IP
2 382 (4.94%) DNS
3 361 (4.67%) Internet
4 349 (4.51%) HTTP
5 299 (3.86%) Firewall
6 175 (2.26%) SAN
7 139 (1.80%) DHCP
7 139 (1.80%) LAN
8 130 (1.68%) LDAP
9 117 (1.51%) Wireless
10 109 (1.41%) VPN
11 99 (1.28%) WAN
12 83 (1.07%) SSH
13 82 (1.06%) Network Security
14 78 (1.01%) SSL
15 72 (0.93%) SNMP
16 71 (0.92%) VoIP
16 71 (0.92%) BGP
17 67 (0.87%) SMTP
18 65 (0.84%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1400 (18.09%) MySQL
2 653 (8.44%) NoSQL
3 646 (8.35%) Big Data
4 609 (7.87%) PostgreSQL
5 582 (7.52%) SQL Server
6 505 (6.53%) MongoDB
7 450 (5.82%) Hadoop
8 416 (5.38%) Relational Database
9 199 (2.57%) Redis
10 194 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 183 (2.37%) Data Mining
12 178 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
13 157 (2.03%) RDBMS
14 121 (1.56%) Oracle Database
14 121 (1.56%) Apache Hive
15 92 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
16 63 (0.81%) DB2
17 62 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 54 (0.70%) CouchDB
19 52 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1020 (13.18%) Git (software)
2 668 (8.63%) Jenkins
3 434 (5.61%) Subversion
4 291 (3.76%) Selenium
5 258 (3.33%) JIRA
6 224 (2.90%) Maven
7 211 (2.73%) Hudson
8 152 (1.96%) WebDriver
9 148 (1.91%) Mercurial
10 144 (1.86%) Ant
11 138 (1.78%) Cucumber
12 134 (1.73%) TeamCity
13 105 (1.36%) Eclipse
14 100 (1.29%) JUnit
15 77 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 70 (0.90%) Karma Test Runner
17 69 (0.89%) PHPUnit
18 66 (0.85%) Visual Studio
18 66 (0.85%) Jasmine
19 57 (0.74%) NUnit
General
1 1494 (19.31%) Finance
2 378 (4.89%) Banking
3 309 (3.99%) Front Office
4 290 (3.75%) Games
5 232 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 216 (2.79%) Marketing
7 164 (2.12%) Investment Banking
8 151 (1.95%) Retail
9 145 (1.87%) Publishing
10 128 (1.65%) Electronics
11 113 (1.46%) Advertising
12 104 (1.34%) Financial Institution
13 91 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
14 68 (0.88%) Law
15 61 (0.79%) Manufacturing
16 51 (0.66%) Aerospace
17 50 (0.65%) Back Office
18 39 (0.50%) Automotive
19 32 (0.41%) Multimedia
20 30 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2946 (38.08%) Developer
2 785 (10.15%) Software Engineer
3 705 (9.11%) Python Developer
4 696 (9.00%) Administrator
5 636 (8.22%) Systems Administrator
6 489 (6.32%) Analyst
6 489 (6.32%) Linux Administrator
7 468 (6.05%) Senior Developer
8 398 (5.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 389 (5.03%) DevOps Engineer
10 382 (4.94%) Java Developer
11 325 (4.20%) C++ Developer
12 310 (4.01%) Software Developer
13 290 (3.75%) Web Developer
14 284 (3.67%) Linux Engineer
15 257 (3.32%) Junior
16 239 (3.09%) PHP Developer
17 221 (2.86%) Consultant
18 212 (2.74%) Systems Engineer
19 207 (2.68%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1410 (18.22%) HTML
2 1133 (14.64%) CSS
3 748 (9.67%) jQuery
4 747 (9.65%) .NET
5 703 (9.09%) Web Services
6 660 (8.53%) Django
7 600 (7.75%) XML
8 558 (7.21%) HTML5
9 415 (5.36%) AngularJS
10 359 (4.64%) LAMP
11 307 (3.97%) CSS3
12 292 (3.77%) REST
13 240 (3.10%) RESTful
14 235 (3.04%) Backbone.js
15 229 (2.96%) JSON
16 212 (2.74%) ASP.NET
17 194 (2.51%) Ajax
18 191 (2.47%) Spring
19 183 (2.37%) Ruby on Rails
20 170 (2.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1285 (16.61%) Computer Science
2 1034 (13.36%) Open Source
3 575 (7.43%) Algorithms
4 546 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
5 440 (5.69%) Mathematics
6 283 (3.66%) User Experience
7 266 (3.44%) Hedge funds
8 220 (2.84%) Visualisation
9 208 (2.69%) Data Structures
10 198 (2.56%) Mobile App
11 192 (2.48%) Statistics
12 168 (2.17%) Physics
13 134 (1.73%) Derivative
14 119 (1.54%) Fixed Income
15 118 (1.53%) Clustering
16 105 (1.36%) Equities
17 101 (1.31%) Social Media
18 96 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 95 (1.23%) Management Information System
20 94 (1.21%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3695 (47.76%) Linux
2 1588 (20.52%) UNIX
3 1387 (17.93%) Windows
4 538 (6.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 492 (6.36%) CentOS
6 409 (5.29%) Ubuntu
7 328 (4.24%) Android
8 275 (3.55%) Apple iOS
9 261 (3.37%) Solaris
10 227 (2.93%) Debian
11 125 (1.62%) Mac OS X
12 74 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
13 61 (0.79%) Fedora
14 60 (0.78%) AIX
15 52 (0.67%) Windows 7
16 46 (0.59%) SUSE
17 36 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
18 28 (0.36%) FreeBSD
18 28 (0.36%) Windows Phone
19 27 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2202 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
2 1395 (18.03%) Software Engineering
3 1106 (14.29%) OO
4 1037 (13.40%) DevOps
5 894 (11.55%) TDD
6 797 (10.30%) Continuous Integration
7 716 (9.25%) Scrum
8 648 (8.38%) Analytics
9 505 (6.53%) Configuration Management
10 431 (5.57%) E-Commerce
11 387 (5.00%) Web Development
11 387 (5.00%) MVC
12 378 (4.89%) Mentoring
13 373 (4.82%) Multithreading
14 363 (4.69%) BDD
15 338 (4.37%) OOP
16 304 (3.93%) Test Automation
17 257 (3.32%) Automated Testing
18 254 (3.28%) Unit Testing
19 242 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2798 (36.16%) Java
2 2455 (31.73%) Perl
3 2033 (26.28%) SQL
4 1942 (25.10%) C++
5 1935 (25.01%) Ruby
6 1859 (24.03%) JavaScript
7 1707 (22.06%) PHP
8 1336 (17.27%) C#
9 1297 (16.76%) Bash Shell
10 982 (12.69%) C
11 480 (6.20%) Shell Script
12 320 (4.14%) R
13 307 (3.97%) PowerShell
14 277 (3.58%) Scala
15 209 (2.70%) MATLAB
16 123 (1.59%) Objective-C
17 117 (1.51%) T-SQL
18 102 (1.32%) VBA
19 92 (1.19%) PHP5
20 88 (1.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1765 (22.81%) Degree
2 224 (2.90%) PhD
3 207 (2.68%) Security Cleared
4 116 (1.50%) SC Cleared
5 111 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
6 109 (1.41%) ISEB
7 88 (1.14%) ISTQB
8 79 (1.02%) DV Cleared
9 75 (0.97%) CCNA
10 49 (0.63%) RHCE
11 39 (0.50%) RHCSA
12 38 (0.49%) CCNP
13 33 (0.43%) CISSP
14 19 (0.25%) CISA
15 17 (0.22%) MBA
15 17 (0.22%) CCIE
16 15 (0.19%) Postgraduate
16 15 (0.19%) CCIP
16 15 (0.19%) CISM
17 13 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 570 (7.37%) QA
2 64 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 53 (0.69%) PCI DSS
4 35 (0.45%) SLA
5 31 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.19%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.13%) JTAG
8 8 (0.10%) TickIT
8 8 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 8 (0.10%) DO-178B
9 7 (0.090%) ISO 8583
9 7 (0.090%) ISO 9000
10 5 (0.065%) IEC 61508
11 4 (0.052%) WCAG
12 3 (0.039%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.026%) HL7
13 2 (0.026%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.013%) EMIR
14 1 (0.013%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.013%) COBIT
System Software
1 365 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 193 (2.49%) Active Directory
3 147 (1.90%) KVM
4 132 (1.71%) Xen
5 125 (1.62%) NFS
6 113 (1.46%) Varnish
7 104 (1.34%) vSphere
8 71 (0.92%) Docker
9 60 (0.78%) Hyper-V
10 59 (0.76%) Firmware
11 45 (0.58%) Snort
12 41 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 40 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
14 37 (0.48%) Samba
15 32 (0.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 31 (0.40%) LXC
17 29 (0.37%) VirtualBox
18 27 (0.35%) VMware ESX
19 24 (0.31%) Postfix
20 23 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1261 (16.30%) Puppet
2 968 (12.51%) Opscode Chef
3 538 (6.95%) Nagios
4 225 (2.91%) Ansible
5 170 (2.20%) Salt
6 169 (2.18%) ZABBIX
7 162 (2.09%) Vagrant
8 88 (1.14%) Cacti
9 83 (1.07%) logstash
10 80 (1.03%) Graphite
11 54 (0.70%) Cobbler
11 54 (0.70%) HAProxy
12 49 (0.63%) Tivoli
13 46 (0.59%) Zenoss
14 41 (0.53%) Ganglia
14 41 (0.53%) CFEngine
15 37 (0.48%) StatsD
16 35 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
17 34 (0.44%) Kibana
18 24 (0.31%) OpenView
Vendors
1 727 (9.40%) Red Hat
2 709 (9.16%) Oracle
3 599 (7.74%) VMware
4 452 (5.84%) Microsoft
5 216 (2.79%) Google
6 201 (2.60%) Cisco
7 179 (2.31%) HP
8 109 (1.41%) Sybase
9 91 (1.18%) Splunk
10 86 (1.11%) Zend
11 83 (1.07%) IBM
11 83 (1.07%) Rackspace
12 79 (1.02%) Tableau
13 72 (0.93%) Facebook
14 70 (0.90%) Bloomberg
15 65 (0.84%) Juniper
16 63 (0.81%) SaltStack
17 62 (0.80%) Reuters
18 55 (0.71%) Veritas
19 51 (0.66%) NetApp
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
East London
TelecityGroup International Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Canal & River Trust
Salary: Circa £30,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + BUPA + More
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Stock options + Pension + Great Trai
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
North London
Intelletect
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Jonathan Garth
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Jonathan Garth
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago