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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 62 80 96
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +16
Permanent jobs citing Python 4249 3289 3187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.92% 3.26% 2.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.66% 6.16% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3526 2800 2746
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 £73,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
55462 53401 60036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.17% 52.98% 54.32%
Number of salaries quoted 46941 46288 53065
Average salary £43,250 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +11 2712 £55,000 +4.76% 278
South East -3 516 £42,500 +6.25% 79
East of England +17 443 £42,500 -0.58% 99
South West +35 160 £40,750 +25.38% 31
Yorkshire -37 105 £40,000 +23.07% 17
North West +8 100 £38,500 +10.00% 24
West Midlands +25 92 £35,000 +7.69% 7
East Midlands +49 85 £40,000 +26.98% 9
North East -2 36 £27,500 -37.50% 8
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 4076 (46.81%) Linux
2 3556 (40.84%) Java
3 2519 (28.93%) Perl
4 2363 (27.14%) C++
5 2355 (27.04%) Ruby
6 2304 (26.46%) Degree
7 2135 (24.52%) JavaScript
8 2063 (23.69%) SQL
9 1971 (22.63%) PHP
10 1704 (19.57%) MySQL
11 1701 (19.53%) Finance
12 1654 (18.99%) UNIX
13 1640 (18.83%) Computer Science
14 1619 (18.59%) C#
15 1542 (17.71%) Software Engineering
16 1527 (17.54%) HTML
17 1505 (17.28%) Bash Shell
18 1452 (16.67%) Windows
19 1298 (14.91%) OO
20 1263 (14.50%) Agile Software Development
21 1252 (14.38%) CSS
22 1231 (14.14%) Puppet
23 1225 (14.07%) C
24 1203 (13.81%) Open Source
25 1119 (12.85%) Git (software)
26 1025 (11.77%) TDD
27 1007 (11.56%) DevOps
28 919 (10.55%) Opscode Chef
29 891 (10.23%) Apache
30 842 (9.67%) jQuery

Python
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 891 (10.23%) Apache
2 459 (5.27%) Node.js
3 416 (4.78%) Tomcat
4 350 (4.02%) nginx
5 155 (1.78%) IIS
6 150 (1.72%) OpenStack
7 147 (1.69%) Apache Pig
8 145 (1.67%) SAS
9 126 (1.45%) CMS
10 125 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
11 117 (1.34%) Drupal
12 104 (1.19%) WebLogic
12 104 (1.19%) Apache Solr
13 96 (1.10%) WordPress
14 82 (0.94%) WebSphere
15 55 (0.63%) SharePoint
16 44 (0.51%) Jetty
17 40 (0.46%) GlassFish
18 37 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
19 35 (0.40%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 247 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 131 (1.50%) SPSS
3 85 (0.98%) MS Office
4 34 (0.39%) Photoshop
5 28 (0.32%) CPLEX
6 24 (0.28%) Stata
7 23 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
8 22 (0.25%) Maya
9 20 (0.23%) 3ds Max
9 20 (0.23%) MS Visio
10 17 (0.20%) S-PLUS
11 16 (0.18%) NASTRAN
12 15 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
12 15 (0.17%) Mathematica
13 10 (0.11%) Abaqus
14 9 (0.10%) Blender
15 8 (0.092%) CINEMA 4D
15 8 (0.092%) Acrobat
16 7 (0.080%) FrameMaker
17 6 (0.069%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 92 (1.06%) Magento
2 33 (0.38%) Google Analytics
3 18 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 18 (0.21%) Endur
4 17 (0.20%) ION MarketView
5 15 (0.17%) WebTrends
6 12 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
7 9 (0.10%) RMDS
7 9 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
8 8 (0.092%) Optimost
9 7 (0.080%) SunGard APT
9 7 (0.080%) FastVal
10 6 (0.069%) SiteCatalyst
10 6 (0.069%) Dynamics CRM
11 5 (0.057%) Oracle CRM
11 5 (0.057%) SAP Business One
12 4 (0.046%) Front Arena
13 3 (0.034%) Summit
14 2 (0.023%) SAP MDM
14 2 (0.023%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 447 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 212 (2.43%) SaaS
3 191 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
4 161 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
5 75 (0.86%) GitHub
5 75 (0.86%) Amazon S3
6 59 (0.68%) PaaS
7 49 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
8 39 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
9 35 (0.40%) Google App Engine
10 32 (0.37%) Rackspace Cloud
11 30 (0.34%) Google Apps
11 30 (0.34%) IaaS
11 30 (0.34%) ElastiCache
11 30 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 29 (0.33%) Office 365
13 16 (0.18%) Heroku
14 12 (0.14%) AWS Data Pipeline
14 12 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
15 10 (0.11%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 569 (6.53%) TCP/IP
2 429 (4.93%) Internet
3 428 (4.92%) HTTP
4 337 (3.87%) DNS
5 225 (2.58%) Firewall
6 197 (2.26%) LDAP
7 158 (1.81%) SAN
8 121 (1.39%) DHCP
9 108 (1.24%) SSH
10 102 (1.17%) Wireless
11 92 (1.06%) VPN
12 87 (1.00%) WAN
13 83 (0.95%) LAN
13 83 (0.95%) Network Security
14 79 (0.91%) Ethernet
15 77 (0.88%) SNMP
16 73 (0.84%) NAS
17 71 (0.82%) SSL
18 65 (0.75%) IPv6
19 63 (0.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1704 (19.57%) MySQL
2 756 (8.68%) Big Data
3 745 (8.56%) NoSQL
4 715 (8.21%) PostgreSQL
5 617 (7.09%) Hadoop
6 595 (6.83%) MongoDB
7 590 (6.78%) Relational Database
8 577 (6.63%) SQL Server
9 294 (3.38%) Redis
10 268 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
11 236 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
12 234 (2.69%) Apache Hive
13 222 (2.55%) RDBMS
14 202 (2.32%) Data Mining
15 149 (1.71%) Oracle Database
16 111 (1.27%) HBase
17 106 (1.22%) Couchbase
18 101 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
19 96 (1.10%) DB2
20 68 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1119 (12.85%) Git (software)
2 580 (6.66%) Jenkins
3 521 (5.98%) Subversion
4 438 (5.03%) Selenium
5 304 (3.49%) Maven
6 255 (2.93%) JIRA
7 220 (2.53%) Cucumber
8 208 (2.39%) WebDriver
9 184 (2.11%) JUnit
10 180 (2.07%) Ant
11 177 (2.03%) Hudson
12 103 (1.18%) Eclipse
13 91 (1.05%) Mercurial
14 76 (0.87%) TeamCity
15 72 (0.83%) Jasmine
16 64 (0.73%) QuickTest Pro
17 61 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 52 (0.60%) PHPUnit
18 52 (0.60%) JMeter
18 52 (0.60%) Bugzilla
General
1 1701 (19.53%) Finance
2 521 (5.98%) Banking
3 471 (5.41%) Games
4 443 (5.09%) Front Office
5 318 (3.65%) Telecoms
6 289 (3.32%) Marketing
7 233 (2.68%) Investment Banking
8 214 (2.46%) Retail
9 206 (2.37%) Advertising
10 155 (1.78%) Publishing
11 134 (1.54%) Financial Institution
12 122 (1.40%) Electronics
13 118 (1.36%) Manufacturing
14 56 (0.64%) Back Office
15 49 (0.56%) Aerospace
16 44 (0.51%) Automotive
17 39 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
18 37 (0.42%) Law
19 35 (0.40%) Multimedia
20 26 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 3781 (43.42%) Developer
2 905 (10.39%) Python Developer
3 723 (8.30%) Software Engineer
4 685 (7.87%) Administrator
5 633 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
6 631 (7.25%) Senior Developer
7 621 (7.13%) Analyst
8 507 (5.82%) Linux Administrator
9 489 (5.62%) Java Developer
10 462 (5.31%) C++ Developer
11 425 (4.88%) Software Developer
12 424 (4.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 378 (4.34%) DevOps Engineer
14 330 (3.79%) Web Developer
15 284 (3.26%) Junior
16 283 (3.25%) Test Engineer
17 247 (2.84%) Linux Engineer
18 246 (2.82%) Tester
18 246 (2.82%) PHP Developer
19 217 (2.49%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1527 (17.54%) HTML
2 1252 (14.38%) CSS
3 842 (9.67%) jQuery
4 838 (9.62%) Django
5 716 (8.22%) Web Services
6 679 (7.80%) .NET
7 643 (7.38%) HTML5
8 516 (5.93%) XML
9 383 (4.40%) LAMP
10 379 (4.35%) CSS3
11 377 (4.33%) AngularJS
12 332 (3.81%) REST
13 310 (3.56%) Backbone.js
14 289 (3.32%) JSON
15 260 (2.99%) RESTful
16 257 (2.95%) SOAP
17 243 (2.79%) Spring
18 234 (2.69%) Ruby on Rails
19 230 (2.64%) Ajax
20 224 (2.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1640 (18.83%) Computer Science
2 1203 (13.81%) Open Source
3 652 (7.49%) Mathematics
4 336 (3.86%) Hedge funds
5 305 (3.50%) Physics
6 280 (3.22%) Statistics
7 279 (3.20%) Visualisation
8 223 (2.56%) Mobile App
9 208 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 188 (2.16%) Derivative
11 179 (2.06%) Fixed Income
12 168 (1.93%) Digital Media
13 159 (1.83%) Equities
14 154 (1.77%) Social Media
15 112 (1.29%) Management Information System
16 111 (1.27%) Clustering
17 99 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
18 98 (1.13%) Artificial Intelligence
19 79 (0.91%) Replication
20 77 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4076 (46.81%) Linux
2 1654 (18.99%) UNIX
3 1452 (16.67%) Windows
4 509 (5.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 502 (5.76%) Ubuntu
6 467 (5.36%) CentOS
7 422 (4.85%) Android
8 335 (3.85%) Apple iOS
9 321 (3.69%) Debian
10 274 (3.15%) Solaris
11 146 (1.68%) Mac OS X
12 78 (0.90%) AIX
13 69 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
14 66 (0.76%) SUSE
15 55 (0.63%) Fedora
16 50 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
17 48 (0.55%) Windows 7
18 42 (0.48%) Mac OS
19 39 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
20 34 (0.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1542 (17.71%) Software Engineering
2 1298 (14.91%) OO
3 1263 (14.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1025 (11.77%) TDD
5 1007 (11.56%) DevOps
6 757 (8.69%) Scrum
7 701 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
8 631 (7.25%) Analytics
9 605 (6.95%) E-Commerce
10 508 (5.83%) Configuration Management
11 505 (5.80%) Multithreading
12 448 (5.14%) MVC
13 414 (4.75%) BDD
14 357 (4.10%) Web Development
15 340 (3.90%) OOP
16 304 (3.49%) Performance Tuning
17 295 (3.39%) Automated Testing
18 294 (3.38%) ITIL
19 291 (3.34%) Low Latency
20 278 (3.19%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3556 (40.84%) Java
2 2519 (28.93%) Perl
3 2363 (27.14%) C++
4 2355 (27.04%) Ruby
5 2135 (24.52%) JavaScript
6 2063 (23.69%) SQL
7 1971 (22.63%) PHP
8 1619 (18.59%) C#
9 1505 (17.28%) Bash Shell
10 1225 (14.07%) C
11 446 (5.12%) Shell Script
12 438 (5.03%) Scala
13 345 (3.96%) R
14 272 (3.12%) PowerShell
15 245 (2.81%) MATLAB
16 159 (1.83%) VBA
17 128 (1.47%) Groovy
18 118 (1.36%) T-SQL
19 116 (1.33%) Objective-C
20 112 (1.29%) F#
Qualifications
1 2304 (26.46%) Degree
2 294 (3.38%) PhD
3 241 (2.77%) Security Cleared
4 129 (1.48%) SC Cleared
5 108 (1.24%) ISEB
6 100 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
7 84 (0.96%) ISTQB
8 68 (0.78%) CCNA
9 66 (0.76%) CISSP
10 52 (0.60%) RHCE
10 52 (0.60%) DV Cleared
11 36 (0.41%) CCNP
12 34 (0.39%) CEH
13 26 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
14 21 (0.24%) Postgraduate
14 21 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (0.21%) CCIP
16 17 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 16 (0.18%) CCIE
18 15 (0.17%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 823 (9.45%) QA
2 104 (1.19%) SLA
3 60 (0.69%) PCI DSS
4 49 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 34 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.15%) DO-178B
8 12 (0.14%) JTAG
9 11 (0.13%) HIPAA
9 11 (0.13%) ISO 9000
10 5 (0.057%) IEC 61508
11 3 (0.034%) WCAG
12 2 (0.023%) WAI
12 2 (0.023%) COBIT
12 2 (0.023%) TickIT
12 2 (0.023%) ISO/IEC 12207
12 2 (0.023%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.011%) COREP
13 1 (0.011%) UCITS
13 1 (0.011%) GPG13
System Software
1 386 (4.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 196 (2.25%) KVM
3 171 (1.96%) Xen
4 161 (1.85%) Active Directory
5 136 (1.56%) NFS
6 85 (0.98%) Varnish
7 71 (0.82%) vSphere
8 67 (0.77%) Hyper-V
9 59 (0.68%) Snort
10 46 (0.53%) Postfix
11 41 (0.47%) XenServer
12 39 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
12 39 (0.45%) Samba
13 29 (0.33%) VMware ESX
13 29 (0.33%) Sendmail
14 28 (0.32%) vCloud
15 24 (0.28%) Docker
16 23 (0.26%) VirtualBox
16 23 (0.26%) Squid
17 19 (0.22%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1231 (14.14%) Puppet
2 919 (10.55%) Opscode Chef
3 582 (6.68%) Nagios
4 200 (2.30%) ZABBIX
5 163 (1.87%) Salt
6 160 (1.84%) Ansible
7 121 (1.39%) Vagrant
8 111 (1.27%) Cacti
9 95 (1.09%) CFEngine
10 82 (0.94%) Zenoss
11 71 (0.82%) Ganglia
12 68 (0.78%) logstash
13 58 (0.67%) HAProxy
14 55 (0.63%) OpenView
15 48 (0.55%) Tivoli
16 45 (0.52%) Munin
17 39 (0.45%) Opsview
18 36 (0.41%) Capistrano
19 31 (0.36%) StatsD
20 29 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 763 (8.76%) Red Hat
2 747 (8.58%) Oracle
3 530 (6.09%) VMware
4 468 (5.37%) Microsoft
5 202 (2.32%) Google
6 181 (2.08%) Cisco
7 171 (1.96%) Sybase
8 164 (1.88%) JBoss
9 158 (1.81%) HP
9 158 (1.81%) Zend
10 103 (1.18%) Rackspace
11 97 (1.11%) Facebook
12 95 (1.09%) Citrix
13 88 (1.01%) IBM
14 86 (0.99%) Perforce
15 80 (0.92%) Splunk
16 77 (0.88%) Tableau
17 76 (0.87%) Reuters
17 76 (0.87%) EMC
18 68 (0.78%) F5
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
KDR
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-35k
Posted: 12 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40k
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 20% BONUS, PENSION, HEALTH
Posted: 12 hours ago
East London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 20% bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £70000 per annum + monthly hack days!
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £27000 - £38000
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 to £200000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 to £70000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Training and Career Progression!
Posted: 13 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Training and Career Progression!
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago