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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 66 82 91
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +9
Permanent jobs citing Python 4198 3353 3232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.93% 3.30% 3.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.78% 6.13% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3567 2863 2795
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 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
- +0.62%
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
53941 54662 57814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.47% 53.78% 54.23%
Number of salaries quoted 45901 47576 50958
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 24 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 24 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 2604 £55,000 - 304
South East +4 537 £42,500 +2.40% 134
East of England +9 446 £42,500 +6.25% 81
South West +4 202 £42,500 +13.33% 64
North West -14 104 £37,500 +7.14% 19
Yorkshire -33 104 £40,000 +6.66% 30
West Midlands +17 83 £35,000 - 4
East Midlands +54 78 £40,000 -5.88% 5
North East +4 37 £37,500 -15.73% 10
Midlands - 1 - -
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 4079 (47.37%) Linux
2 3403 (39.52%) Java
3 2591 (30.09%) Perl
4 2544 (29.54%) Agile Software Development
5 2347 (27.26%) Ruby
6 2321 (26.95%) C++
7 2131 (24.75%) Degree
8 2070 (24.04%) SQL
9 2059 (23.91%) JavaScript
10 1856 (21.55%) PHP
11 1709 (19.85%) Finance
12 1625 (18.87%) MySQL
13 1622 (18.84%) UNIX
14 1566 (18.19%) C#
15 1546 (17.95%) Windows
16 1503 (17.45%) Bash Shell
17 1502 (17.44%) HTML
18 1475 (17.13%) Computer Science
19 1464 (17.00%) Software Engineering
20 1309 (15.20%) Puppet
21 1241 (14.41%) C
22 1224 (14.21%) CSS
23 1198 (13.91%) OO
24 1152 (13.38%) Open Source
25 1120 (13.01%) Git (software)
26 1072 (12.45%) DevOps
27 1018 (11.82%) TDD
28 980 (11.38%) Opscode Chef
29 846 (9.82%) Apache
30 841 (9.77%) jQuery

Python
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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
1 846 (9.82%) Apache
2 431 (5.01%) Node.js
3 417 (4.84%) Tomcat
4 360 (4.18%) nginx
5 185 (2.15%) OpenStack
6 152 (1.77%) JBoss
7 137 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
8 136 (1.58%) IIS
9 125 (1.45%) Apache Pig
10 121 (1.41%) SAS
11 120 (1.39%) CMS
12 114 (1.32%) WebLogic
13 92 (1.07%) Apache Solr
14 76 (0.88%) Drupal
15 71 (0.82%) WordPress
16 70 (0.81%) WebSphere
17 58 (0.67%) SharePoint
18 54 (0.63%) Jetty
19 50 (0.58%) GlassFish
20 45 (0.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 219 (2.54%) MS Excel
2 99 (1.15%) MS Office
3 95 (1.10%) SPSS
4 35 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 32 (0.37%) 3ds Max
6 31 (0.36%) CPLEX
7 27 (0.31%) Maya
8 26 (0.30%) Photoshop
9 19 (0.22%) Stata
10 18 (0.21%) NASTRAN
11 16 (0.19%) S-PLUS
12 15 (0.17%) FrameMaker
13 14 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
13 14 (0.16%) Mathematica
14 12 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
15 11 (0.13%) CINEMA 4D
15 11 (0.13%) Blender
15 11 (0.13%) PaintShop Pro
15 11 (0.13%) RoboHelp
16 10 (0.12%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 83 (0.96%) Magento
2 34 (0.39%) Endur
3 20 (0.23%) Google Analytics
4 17 (0.20%) ION MarketView
5 16 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
6 15 (0.17%) RMDS
7 14 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (0.081%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 7 (0.081%) Optimost
9 5 (0.058%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (0.058%) BusinessWorks
10 4 (0.046%) WebTrends
10 4 (0.046%) SAP Business One
11 3 (0.035%) SiteCatalyst
11 3 (0.035%) Front Arena
12 2 (0.023%) Dynamics AX
12 2 (0.023%) Oracle CRM
12 2 (0.023%) SAP MDM
12 2 (0.023%) Maximo
12 2 (0.023%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 454 (5.27%) Amazon AWS
2 191 (2.22%) SaaS
3 182 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
4 153 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
5 80 (0.93%) Amazon S3
6 79 (0.92%) GitHub
7 64 (0.74%) PaaS
8 44 (0.51%) Google App Engine
9 42 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
10 37 (0.43%) Office 365
11 36 (0.42%) Rackspace Cloud
12 34 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
13 31 (0.36%) IaaS
14 25 (0.29%) Heroku
15 24 (0.28%) ElastiCache
15 24 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 23 (0.27%) Google Apps
17 15 (0.17%) Route 53
18 14 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
19 12 (0.14%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 636 (7.39%) TCP/IP
2 428 (4.97%) Internet
3 396 (4.60%) HTTP
4 367 (4.26%) DNS
5 232 (2.69%) Firewall
6 155 (1.80%) LDAP
7 152 (1.77%) SAN
8 133 (1.54%) DHCP
9 127 (1.47%) SSH
10 111 (1.29%) LAN
11 109 (1.27%) WAN
12 102 (1.18%) Wireless
13 91 (1.06%) Network Security
14 88 (1.02%) VoIP
15 81 (0.94%) VPN
16 80 (0.93%) SNMP
17 69 (0.80%) SSL
17 69 (0.80%) NAS
18 68 (0.79%) IPv6
19 63 (0.73%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1625 (18.87%) MySQL
2 695 (8.07%) Big Data
3 681 (7.91%) PostgreSQL
4 678 (7.87%) NoSQL
5 601 (6.98%) SQL Server
6 549 (6.38%) Hadoop
7 533 (6.19%) MongoDB
8 513 (5.96%) Relational Database
9 262 (3.04%) Redis
10 247 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
11 245 (2.85%) Apache Cassandra
12 191 (2.22%) Apache Hive
13 184 (2.14%) RDBMS
14 175 (2.03%) Data Mining
15 167 (1.94%) Oracle Database
16 101 (1.17%) Amazon Redshift
17 91 (1.06%) DB2
18 90 (1.05%) HBase
19 82 (0.95%) Couchbase
20 68 (0.79%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1120 (13.01%) Git (software)
2 640 (7.43%) Jenkins
3 495 (5.75%) Subversion
4 378 (4.39%) Selenium
5 266 (3.09%) Maven
6 246 (2.86%) JIRA
7 188 (2.18%) Cucumber
8 187 (2.17%) Hudson
9 174 (2.02%) WebDriver
10 163 (1.89%) Ant
11 127 (1.47%) Mercurial
12 121 (1.41%) JUnit
13 103 (1.20%) TeamCity
14 101 (1.17%) Eclipse
15 85 (0.99%) Jasmine
16 79 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 63 (0.73%) SpecFlow
17 63 (0.73%) Karma Test Runner
18 61 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
19 58 (0.67%) PHPUnit
General
1 1709 (19.85%) Finance
2 541 (6.28%) Banking
3 431 (5.01%) Front Office
4 395 (4.59%) Games
5 289 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 244 (2.83%) Investment Banking
6 244 (2.83%) Marketing
7 188 (2.18%) Retail
8 173 (2.01%) Advertising
9 162 (1.88%) Publishing
10 129 (1.50%) Financial Institution
11 113 (1.31%) Electronics
12 111 (1.29%) Manufacturing
13 62 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
13 62 (0.72%) Back Office
14 61 (0.71%) Aerospace
15 48 (0.56%) Law
16 42 (0.49%) Multimedia
17 41 (0.48%) Automotive
18 27 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 3591 (41.70%) Developer
2 857 (9.95%) Python Developer
3 721 (8.37%) Software Engineer
4 720 (8.36%) Administrator
5 661 (7.68%) Systems Administrator
6 610 (7.08%) Senior Developer
7 599 (6.96%) Analyst
8 521 (6.05%) Linux Administrator
9 461 (5.35%) Java Developer
10 446 (5.18%) C++ Developer
11 422 (4.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 388 (4.51%) DevOps Engineer
13 347 (4.03%) Software Developer
14 307 (3.57%) Web Developer
15 292 (3.39%) Junior
16 276 (3.21%) Linux Engineer
17 255 (2.96%) PHP Developer
18 254 (2.95%) Consultant
19 245 (2.85%) Test Engineer
20 223 (2.59%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1502 (17.44%) HTML
2 1224 (14.21%) CSS
3 841 (9.77%) jQuery
4 809 (9.39%) Django
5 722 (8.38%) .NET
6 710 (8.25%) Web Services
7 617 (7.17%) HTML5
8 532 (6.18%) XML
9 450 (5.23%) AngularJS
10 430 (4.99%) LAMP
11 358 (4.16%) CSS3
12 327 (3.80%) REST
13 315 (3.66%) Backbone.js
14 302 (3.51%) JSON
15 259 (3.01%) RESTful
16 245 (2.85%) Spring
17 244 (2.83%) SOAP
18 203 (2.36%) J2EE
18 203 (2.36%) ASP.NET
19 200 (2.32%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1475 (17.13%) Computer Science
2 1152 (13.38%) Open Source
3 712 (8.27%) Algorithms
4 581 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
5 540 (6.27%) Mathematics
6 321 (3.73%) Hedge funds
7 259 (3.01%) Visualisation
8 248 (2.88%) User Experience
9 235 (2.73%) Physics
10 223 (2.59%) Data Structures
11 215 (2.50%) Statistics
12 204 (2.37%) Mobile App
13 174 (2.02%) Derivative
14 167 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 150 (1.74%) Fixed Income
16 147 (1.71%) Digital Media
17 135 (1.57%) Equities
18 113 (1.31%) Social Media
19 109 (1.27%) Clustering
20 104 (1.21%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4079 (47.37%) Linux
2 1622 (18.84%) UNIX
3 1546 (17.95%) Windows
4 539 (6.26%) CentOS
5 497 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 493 (5.73%) Ubuntu
7 363 (4.22%) Android
8 293 (3.40%) Debian
9 286 (3.32%) Solaris
10 284 (3.30%) Apple iOS
11 120 (1.39%) Mac OS X
12 75 (0.87%) AIX
13 66 (0.77%) Fedora
14 65 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
15 53 (0.62%) SUSE
16 50 (0.58%) Windows 7
17 46 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
18 38 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
19 37 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
20 36 (0.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2544 (29.54%) Agile Software Development
2 1464 (17.00%) Software Engineering
3 1198 (13.91%) OO
4 1072 (12.45%) DevOps
5 1018 (11.82%) TDD
6 757 (8.79%) Scrum
7 733 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
8 607 (7.05%) Analytics
9 535 (6.21%) E-Commerce
10 505 (5.86%) Configuration Management
11 487 (5.66%) Multithreading
12 417 (4.84%) BDD
13 412 (4.78%) Mentoring
14 405 (4.70%) MVC
15 367 (4.26%) Web Development
16 338 (3.93%) Performance Tuning
17 312 (3.62%) OOP
18 295 (3.43%) ITIL
19 273 (3.17%) Automated Testing
20 257 (2.98%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3403 (39.52%) Java
2 2591 (30.09%) Perl
3 2347 (27.26%) Ruby
4 2321 (26.95%) C++
5 2070 (24.04%) SQL
6 2059 (23.91%) JavaScript
7 1856 (21.55%) PHP
8 1566 (18.19%) C#
9 1503 (17.45%) Bash Shell
10 1241 (14.41%) C
11 486 (5.64%) Shell Script
12 381 (4.42%) Scala
13 290 (3.37%) PowerShell
14 281 (3.26%) R
15 212 (2.46%) MATLAB
16 126 (1.46%) VBA
17 121 (1.41%) Objective-C
18 118 (1.37%) Groovy
19 115 (1.34%) T-SQL
20 104 (1.21%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2131 (24.75%) Degree
2 246 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 242 (2.81%) PhD
4 131 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 104 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
6 93 (1.08%) ISEB
7 86 (1.00%) ISTQB
8 73 (0.85%) CCNA
9 66 (0.77%) DV Cleared
10 54 (0.63%) CISSP
11 47 (0.55%) RHCE
12 35 (0.41%) CCNP
13 32 (0.37%) CEH
14 25 (0.29%) Postgraduate
15 20 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (0.21%) CCIE
17 15 (0.17%) Linux+ Certification
17 15 (0.17%) LPIC
18 13 (0.15%) CISA
18 13 (0.15%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 702 (8.15%) QA
2 89 (1.03%) SLA
3 76 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 66 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 46 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.19%) DO-178B
7 15 (0.17%) JTAG
7 15 (0.17%) ISO 9000
8 10 (0.12%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.093%) HIPAA
9 8 (0.093%) TickIT
9 8 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 6 (0.070%) IEC 61508
11 4 (0.046%) WCAG
12 2 (0.023%) COBIT
12 2 (0.023%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.012%) COREP
13 1 (0.012%) UCITS
13 1 (0.012%) MiFID
13 1 (0.012%) GPG13
System Software
1 392 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 207 (2.40%) KVM
3 181 (2.10%) Xen
4 171 (1.99%) Active Directory
5 128 (1.49%) NFS
6 92 (1.07%) Varnish
7 78 (0.91%) Hyper-V
8 70 (0.81%) vSphere
9 69 (0.80%) Snort
10 57 (0.66%) Firmware
11 56 (0.65%) Docker
12 44 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
13 38 (0.44%) LXC
14 34 (0.39%) Samba
15 29 (0.34%) Postfix
15 29 (0.34%) XenServer
16 24 (0.28%) vCloud
16 24 (0.28%) Sendmail
16 24 (0.28%) VMware ESX
16 24 (0.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1309 (15.20%) Puppet
2 980 (11.38%) Opscode Chef
3 576 (6.69%) Nagios
4 221 (2.57%) Ansible
5 190 (2.21%) ZABBIX
6 180 (2.09%) Salt
7 148 (1.72%) Vagrant
8 119 (1.38%) Cacti
9 91 (1.06%) CFEngine
10 72 (0.84%) logstash
11 66 (0.77%) HAProxy
11 66 (0.77%) Ganglia
12 63 (0.73%) Zenoss
13 51 (0.59%) Tivoli
14 41 (0.48%) StatsD
15 39 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
15 39 (0.45%) Capistrano
15 39 (0.45%) OpenView
16 34 (0.39%) Munin
16 34 (0.39%) Kibana
Vendors
1 765 (8.88%) Red Hat
2 724 (8.41%) Oracle
3 550 (6.39%) VMware
4 470 (5.46%) Microsoft
5 192 (2.23%) Google
6 171 (1.99%) Cisco
7 166 (1.93%) Sybase
8 162 (1.88%) HP
9 139 (1.61%) Zend
10 99 (1.15%) Rackspace
11 97 (1.13%) Facebook
12 91 (1.06%) Reuters
12 91 (1.06%) Bloomberg
13 86 (1.00%) Tableau
14 85 (0.99%) IBM
15 81 (0.94%) Citrix
16 76 (0.88%) Splunk
17 73 (0.85%) EMC
18 69 (0.80%) Perforce
19 67 (0.78%) F5
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