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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 65 82 94
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +12
Permanent jobs citing Python 4139 3330 3259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.92% 3.28% 3.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.76% 6.10% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3502 2829 2808
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
53311 54550 58450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.50% 53.78% 54.16%
Number of salaries quoted 45338 47412 51472
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +15 2569 £55,000 - 299
South East +11 530 £42,500 +2.40% 137
East of England +8 440 £42,500 +6.25% 88
South West +2 201 £42,000 +12.00% 63
North West -4 103 £37,500 +11.11% 24
Yorkshire -24 97 £40,000 +9.58% 31
West Midlands +10 82 £35,000 - 5
East Midlands +55 79 £40,000 -11.11% 4
North East +2 35 £35,500 -20.22% 11
Midlands - 1 - -
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 4030 (47.27%) Linux
2 3373 (39.57%) Java
3 2559 (30.02%) Perl
4 2525 (29.62%) Agile Software Development
5 2321 (27.23%) Ruby
6 2302 (27.00%) C++
7 2118 (24.84%) Degree
8 2044 (23.98%) JavaScript
9 2041 (23.94%) SQL
10 1843 (21.62%) PHP
11 1694 (19.87%) Finance
12 1610 (18.89%) MySQL
13 1599 (18.76%) UNIX
14 1544 (18.11%) C#
15 1528 (17.92%) Windows
16 1497 (17.56%) Bash Shell
17 1485 (17.42%) HTML
18 1463 (17.16%) Computer Science
19 1455 (17.07%) Software Engineering
20 1299 (15.24%) Puppet
21 1227 (14.39%) C
22 1214 (14.24%) CSS
23 1182 (13.87%) OO
24 1138 (13.35%) Open Source
25 1116 (13.09%) Git (software)
26 1065 (12.49%) DevOps
27 1017 (11.93%) TDD
28 974 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
29 842 (9.88%) Apache
30 827 (9.70%) jQuery

Python
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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
1 842 (9.88%) Apache
2 426 (5.00%) Node.js
3 414 (4.86%) Tomcat
4 360 (4.22%) nginx
5 182 (2.13%) OpenStack
6 153 (1.79%) JBoss
7 138 (1.62%) IIS
8 134 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
9 124 (1.45%) Apache Pig
10 122 (1.43%) CMS
11 118 (1.38%) SAS
12 115 (1.35%) WebLogic
13 92 (1.08%) Apache Solr
14 76 (0.89%) Drupal
15 70 (0.82%) WordPress
16 69 (0.81%) WebSphere
17 59 (0.69%) SharePoint
18 54 (0.63%) Jetty
19 49 (0.57%) GlassFish
20 44 (0.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 219 (2.57%) MS Excel
2 97 (1.14%) MS Office
3 93 (1.09%) SPSS
4 33 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 32 (0.38%) 3ds Max
6 31 (0.36%) CPLEX
7 27 (0.32%) Maya
8 25 (0.29%) Photoshop
9 19 (0.22%) Stata
10 18 (0.21%) NASTRAN
11 16 (0.19%) S-PLUS
12 15 (0.18%) FrameMaker
13 14 (0.16%) Mathematica
13 14 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
14 12 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
15 11 (0.13%) Blender
15 11 (0.13%) RoboHelp
15 11 (0.13%) PaintShop Pro
15 11 (0.13%) CINEMA 4D
16 10 (0.12%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 83 (0.97%) Magento
2 34 (0.40%) Endur
3 22 (0.26%) Google Analytics
4 18 (0.21%) ION MarketView
5 16 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
6 14 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 14 (0.16%) RMDS
7 7 (0.082%) Optimost
8 6 (0.070%) WebTrends
8 6 (0.070%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 5 (0.059%) BusinessWorks
9 5 (0.059%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (0.047%) SAP Business One
11 3 (0.035%) Front Arena
12 2 (0.023%) Maximo
12 2 (0.023%) SAP MDM
12 2 (0.023%) Dynamics AX
12 2 (0.023%) Oracle CRM
12 2 (0.023%) SiteCatalyst
12 2 (0.023%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 451 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
2 188 (2.21%) SaaS
3 180 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
4 153 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
5 81 (0.95%) Amazon S3
6 79 (0.93%) GitHub
7 64 (0.75%) PaaS
8 44 (0.52%) Google App Engine
9 42 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
10 37 (0.43%) Office 365
10 37 (0.43%) Rackspace Cloud
11 33 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
12 31 (0.36%) IaaS
13 25 (0.29%) Heroku
14 24 (0.28%) ElastiCache
14 24 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 23 (0.27%) Google Apps
16 15 (0.18%) Route 53
17 14 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
18 12 (0.14%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 622 (7.30%) TCP/IP
2 426 (5.00%) Internet
3 391 (4.59%) HTTP
4 361 (4.23%) DNS
5 225 (2.64%) Firewall
6 155 (1.82%) LDAP
7 146 (1.71%) SAN
8 129 (1.51%) DHCP
9 126 (1.48%) SSH
10 107 (1.26%) LAN
11 105 (1.23%) WAN
12 101 (1.18%) Wireless
13 88 (1.03%) VoIP
13 88 (1.03%) Network Security
14 78 (0.91%) SNMP
14 78 (0.91%) VPN
15 68 (0.80%) IPv6
16 67 (0.79%) SSL
17 64 (0.75%) NAS
18 63 (0.74%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1610 (18.89%) MySQL
2 691 (8.11%) Big Data
3 673 (7.89%) NoSQL
3 673 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
4 598 (7.01%) SQL Server
5 546 (6.40%) Hadoop
6 531 (6.23%) MongoDB
7 504 (5.91%) Relational Database
8 259 (3.04%) Redis
9 244 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
10 243 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
11 190 (2.23%) Apache Hive
12 180 (2.11%) RDBMS
13 169 (1.98%) Data Mining
14 165 (1.94%) Oracle Database
15 100 (1.17%) Amazon Redshift
16 91 (1.07%) DB2
17 89 (1.04%) HBase
18 82 (0.96%) Couchbase
19 69 (0.81%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1116 (13.09%) Git (software)
2 632 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 488 (5.72%) Subversion
4 378 (4.43%) Selenium
5 260 (3.05%) Maven
6 241 (2.83%) JIRA
7 189 (2.22%) Cucumber
8 185 (2.17%) Hudson
9 173 (2.03%) WebDriver
10 159 (1.87%) Ant
11 126 (1.48%) Mercurial
12 121 (1.42%) JUnit
13 103 (1.21%) TeamCity
14 101 (1.18%) Eclipse
15 84 (0.99%) Jasmine
16 76 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 63 (0.74%) Karma Test Runner
17 63 (0.74%) SpecFlow
18 61 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
19 58 (0.68%) PHPUnit
General
1 1694 (19.87%) Finance
2 533 (6.25%) Banking
3 428 (5.02%) Front Office
4 394 (4.62%) Games
5 287 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 245 (2.87%) Marketing
7 241 (2.83%) Investment Banking
8 183 (2.15%) Retail
9 172 (2.02%) Advertising
10 163 (1.91%) Publishing
11 129 (1.51%) Financial Institution
12 114 (1.34%) Electronics
13 110 (1.29%) Manufacturing
14 61 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
15 60 (0.70%) Back Office
16 58 (0.68%) Aerospace
17 49 (0.57%) Law
18 42 (0.49%) Multimedia
19 40 (0.47%) Automotive
20 27 (0.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 3557 (41.72%) Developer
2 854 (10.02%) Python Developer
3 714 (8.38%) Software Engineer
4 712 (8.35%) Administrator
5 655 (7.68%) Systems Administrator
6 612 (7.18%) Senior Developer
7 594 (6.97%) Analyst
8 517 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
9 455 (5.34%) Java Developer
10 445 (5.22%) C++ Developer
11 422 (4.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 385 (4.52%) DevOps Engineer
13 341 (4.00%) Software Developer
14 305 (3.58%) Web Developer
15 288 (3.38%) Junior
16 273 (3.20%) Linux Engineer
17 252 (2.96%) PHP Developer
18 249 (2.92%) Consultant
19 238 (2.79%) Test Engineer
20 221 (2.59%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1485 (17.42%) HTML
2 1214 (14.24%) CSS
3 827 (9.70%) jQuery
4 801 (9.40%) Django
5 723 (8.48%) .NET
6 710 (8.33%) Web Services
7 606 (7.11%) HTML5
8 520 (6.10%) XML
9 443 (5.20%) AngularJS
10 424 (4.97%) LAMP
11 355 (4.16%) CSS3
12 318 (3.73%) REST
13 311 (3.65%) Backbone.js
14 298 (3.50%) JSON
15 259 (3.04%) RESTful
16 245 (2.87%) Spring
17 243 (2.85%) SOAP
18 203 (2.38%) ASP.NET
19 200 (2.35%) J2EE
19 200 (2.35%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1463 (17.16%) Computer Science
2 1138 (13.35%) Open Source
3 703 (8.25%) Algorithms
4 576 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
5 540 (6.33%) Mathematics
6 323 (3.79%) Hedge funds
7 257 (3.01%) Visualisation
8 245 (2.87%) User Experience
9 235 (2.76%) Physics
10 222 (2.60%) Data Structures
11 216 (2.53%) Statistics
12 203 (2.38%) Mobile App
13 171 (2.01%) Derivative
14 167 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 146 (1.71%) Fixed Income
16 145 (1.70%) Digital Media
17 134 (1.57%) Equities
18 115 (1.35%) Social Media
19 108 (1.27%) Clustering
20 103 (1.21%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4030 (47.27%) Linux
2 1599 (18.76%) UNIX
3 1528 (17.92%) Windows
4 536 (6.29%) CentOS
5 494 (5.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 492 (5.77%) Ubuntu
7 367 (4.30%) Android
8 292 (3.43%) Debian
9 288 (3.38%) Apple iOS
10 284 (3.33%) Solaris
11 118 (1.38%) Mac OS X
12 75 (0.88%) AIX
13 66 (0.77%) Fedora
14 65 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
15 53 (0.62%) SUSE
16 50 (0.59%) Windows 7
17 46 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
18 36 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
18 36 (0.42%) Mac OS
19 35 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2525 (29.62%) Agile Software Development
2 1455 (17.07%) Software Engineering
3 1182 (13.87%) OO
4 1065 (12.49%) DevOps
5 1017 (11.93%) TDD
6 753 (8.83%) Scrum
7 729 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
8 602 (7.06%) Analytics
9 534 (6.26%) E-Commerce
10 501 (5.88%) Configuration Management
11 483 (5.67%) Multithreading
12 414 (4.86%) BDD
13 409 (4.80%) Mentoring
14 400 (4.69%) MVC
15 367 (4.30%) Web Development
16 332 (3.89%) Performance Tuning
17 302 (3.54%) OOP
18 294 (3.45%) ITIL
19 269 (3.16%) Automated Testing
20 257 (3.01%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3373 (39.57%) Java
2 2559 (30.02%) Perl
3 2321 (27.23%) Ruby
4 2302 (27.00%) C++
5 2044 (23.98%) JavaScript
6 2041 (23.94%) SQL
7 1843 (21.62%) PHP
8 1544 (18.11%) C#
9 1497 (17.56%) Bash Shell
10 1227 (14.39%) C
11 472 (5.54%) Shell Script
12 378 (4.43%) Scala
13 288 (3.38%) PowerShell
14 281 (3.30%) R
15 208 (2.44%) MATLAB
16 127 (1.49%) VBA
17 121 (1.42%) Objective-C
18 117 (1.37%) Groovy
19 116 (1.36%) T-SQL
20 100 (1.17%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2118 (24.84%) Degree
2 246 (2.89%) Security Cleared
3 237 (2.78%) PhD
4 131 (1.54%) SC Cleared
5 105 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
6 90 (1.06%) ISEB
7 83 (0.97%) ISTQB
8 74 (0.87%) CCNA
9 66 (0.77%) DV Cleared
10 54 (0.63%) CISSP
11 46 (0.54%) RHCE
12 36 (0.42%) CCNP
13 32 (0.38%) CEH
14 25 (0.29%) Postgraduate
15 20 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (0.21%) CCIE
17 15 (0.18%) Linux+ Certification
17 15 (0.18%) LPIC
18 13 (0.15%) CCIP
18 13 (0.15%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 692 (8.12%) QA
2 89 (1.04%) SLA
3 76 (0.89%) ISO 9001
4 65 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 46 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.19%) DO-178B
7 15 (0.18%) JTAG
7 15 (0.18%) ISO 9000
8 11 (0.13%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.094%) TickIT
9 8 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 12207
9 8 (0.094%) HIPAA
10 6 (0.070%) IEC 61508
11 3 (0.035%) WCAG
12 2 (0.023%) COBIT
12 2 (0.023%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.012%) UCITS
13 1 (0.012%) COREP
13 1 (0.012%) EMIR
13 1 (0.012%) MiFID
System Software
1 386 (4.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 206 (2.42%) KVM
3 180 (2.11%) Xen
4 167 (1.96%) Active Directory
5 125 (1.47%) NFS
6 92 (1.08%) Varnish
7 76 (0.89%) Hyper-V
8 69 (0.81%) vSphere
9 68 (0.80%) Snort
10 57 (0.67%) Firmware
11 55 (0.65%) Docker
12 44 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
13 38 (0.45%) LXC
14 33 (0.39%) Samba
15 29 (0.34%) Postfix
15 29 (0.34%) XenServer
16 24 (0.28%) VMware ESX
16 24 (0.28%) vCloud
16 24 (0.28%) Sendmail
17 23 (0.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1299 (15.24%) Puppet
2 974 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
3 571 (6.70%) Nagios
4 217 (2.55%) Ansible
5 190 (2.23%) ZABBIX
6 176 (2.06%) Salt
7 145 (1.70%) Vagrant
8 117 (1.37%) Cacti
9 92 (1.08%) CFEngine
10 71 (0.83%) logstash
11 66 (0.77%) Ganglia
11 66 (0.77%) HAProxy
12 63 (0.74%) Zenoss
13 51 (0.60%) Tivoli
14 41 (0.48%) StatsD
15 39 (0.46%) Capistrano
15 39 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
16 38 (0.45%) OpenView
17 34 (0.40%) Munin
18 33 (0.39%) Kibana
Vendors
1 764 (8.96%) Red Hat
2 713 (8.36%) Oracle
3 542 (6.36%) VMware
4 468 (5.49%) Microsoft
5 191 (2.24%) Google
6 168 (1.97%) Cisco
7 163 (1.91%) Sybase
8 157 (1.84%) HP
9 141 (1.65%) Zend
10 100 (1.17%) Rackspace
11 96 (1.13%) Facebook
12 90 (1.06%) Reuters
13 89 (1.04%) Bloomberg
14 84 (0.99%) IBM
14 84 (0.99%) Tableau
15 81 (0.95%) Citrix
16 75 (0.88%) Splunk
17 72 (0.84%) EMC
18 67 (0.79%) Perforce
19 65 (0.76%) F5
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Yoh
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + b
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + 9% Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £45k
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + generous stock options
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + share options
Posted: 14 hours ago
North London
LA International
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Salary: DOE plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum +Many benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum GBP 25 - 30K +Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago