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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 60 78 97
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +19
Permanent jobs citing Python 4333 3320 3142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.96% 3.26% 2.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.71% 6.17% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3596 2817 2698
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 £75,000 £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
56168 53805 60039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.35% 52.90% 54.29%
Number of salaries quoted 47543 46625 53118
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 22 August 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 August 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 +12 2764 £55,000 +4.76% 308
South East -10 516 £42,500 +6.25% 82
East of England +20 447 £42,500 -3.95% 84
South West +41 170 £37,500 +15.38% 32
Yorkshire -26 112 £40,000 +23.07% 21
North West +6 109 £37,500 +7.14% 27
West Midlands +19 94 £35,000 +7.69% 7
East Midlands +48 85 £40,000 +6.66% 10
North East 0 36 £27,500 -37.50% 7
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4099 (46.85%) Linux
2 3603 (41.18%) Java
3 2532 (28.94%) Perl
4 2375 (27.15%) C++
5 2354 (26.91%) Ruby
5 2354 (26.91%) Degree
6 2166 (24.76%) JavaScript
7 2064 (23.59%) SQL
8 2013 (23.01%) PHP
9 1708 (19.52%) MySQL
10 1702 (19.45%) Finance
11 1687 (19.28%) UNIX
12 1683 (19.24%) Computer Science
13 1623 (18.55%) C#
14 1555 (17.77%) Software Engineering
15 1550 (17.72%) HTML
16 1502 (17.17%) Bash Shell
17 1438 (16.44%) Windows
18 1319 (15.08%) OO
19 1267 (14.48%) CSS
20 1264 (14.45%) Agile Software Development
21 1229 (14.05%) C
22 1224 (13.99%) Puppet
23 1209 (13.82%) Open Source
24 1116 (12.76%) Git (software)
25 1021 (11.67%) TDD
26 996 (11.38%) DevOps
27 919 (10.50%) Opscode Chef
28 906 (10.36%) Apache
29 847 (9.68%) Django

Python
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 906 (10.36%) Apache
2 452 (5.17%) Node.js
3 427 (4.88%) Tomcat
4 353 (4.03%) nginx
5 155 (1.77%) IIS
6 154 (1.76%) Apache Pig
7 151 (1.73%) SAS
8 144 (1.65%) OpenStack
9 130 (1.49%) CMS
10 126 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
11 125 (1.43%) Drupal
12 106 (1.21%) WebLogic
13 102 (1.17%) Apache Solr
14 99 (1.13%) WordPress
15 82 (0.94%) WebSphere
16 54 (0.62%) SharePoint
17 48 (0.55%) Jetty
18 43 (0.49%) GlassFish
19 39 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
20 37 (0.42%) Tornado
Applications
1 252 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 134 (1.53%) SPSS
3 84 (0.96%) MS Office
4 34 (0.39%) Photoshop
5 29 (0.33%) CPLEX
6 23 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 23 (0.26%) Stata
7 21 (0.24%) Maya
8 18 (0.21%) 3ds Max
9 17 (0.19%) S-PLUS
10 16 (0.18%) Mathematica
10 16 (0.18%) NASTRAN
10 16 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
11 15 (0.17%) MS Visio
12 9 (0.10%) Abaqus
13 8 (0.091%) CINEMA 4D
13 8 (0.091%) Blender
14 7 (0.080%) Acrobat
15 6 (0.069%) Adobe After Effects
15 6 (0.069%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 99 (1.13%) Magento
2 34 (0.39%) Google Analytics
3 18 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 15 (0.17%) Endur
4 15 (0.17%) WebTrends
5 14 (0.16%) ION MarketView
6 12 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
7 10 (0.11%) RMDS
8 9 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
9 8 (0.091%) FastVal
9 8 (0.091%) Optimost
9 8 (0.091%) SunGard APT
10 7 (0.080%) SiteCatalyst
10 7 (0.080%) Oracle CRM
11 6 (0.069%) Dynamics CRM
12 5 (0.057%) SAP Business One
12 5 (0.057%) Front Arena
13 4 (0.046%) Summit
14 3 (0.034%) Markit EDM
15 2 (0.023%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 462 (5.28%) Amazon AWS
2 217 (2.48%) SaaS
3 205 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
4 164 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
5 83 (0.95%) Amazon S3
6 76 (0.87%) GitHub
7 58 (0.66%) PaaS
8 54 (0.62%) Amazon EMR
9 45 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
10 37 (0.42%) Google App Engine
11 33 (0.38%) Rackspace Cloud
12 32 (0.37%) Google Apps
13 31 (0.35%) IaaS
14 30 (0.34%) ElastiCache
14 30 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 29 (0.33%) Office 365
16 17 (0.19%) Heroku
17 13 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
18 12 (0.14%) AWS Data Pipeline
19 11 (0.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 563 (6.44%) TCP/IP
2 434 (4.96%) Internet
3 428 (4.89%) HTTP
4 339 (3.87%) DNS
5 229 (2.62%) Firewall
6 195 (2.23%) LDAP
7 158 (1.81%) SAN
8 117 (1.34%) DHCP
9 106 (1.21%) SSH
10 104 (1.19%) Wireless
11 93 (1.06%) VPN
12 86 (0.98%) WAN
13 84 (0.96%) Network Security
14 83 (0.95%) LAN
15 82 (0.94%) NAS
16 80 (0.91%) Ethernet
17 77 (0.88%) SNMP
18 70 (0.80%) SSL
19 65 (0.74%) IPv6
20 61 (0.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1708 (19.52%) MySQL
2 757 (8.65%) Big Data
3 753 (8.61%) NoSQL
4 705 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
5 626 (7.16%) Hadoop
6 596 (6.81%) Relational Database
7 595 (6.80%) MongoDB
8 571 (6.53%) SQL Server
9 293 (3.35%) Redis
10 263 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
11 240 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
11 240 (2.74%) Apache Hive
12 230 (2.63%) RDBMS
13 213 (2.43%) Data Mining
14 145 (1.66%) Oracle Database
15 110 (1.26%) HBase
16 104 (1.19%) Couchbase
17 96 (1.10%) DB2
18 94 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
19 70 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1116 (12.76%) Git (software)
2 582 (6.65%) Jenkins
3 530 (6.06%) Subversion
4 446 (5.10%) Selenium
5 308 (3.52%) Maven
6 255 (2.91%) JIRA
7 219 (2.50%) Cucumber
8 209 (2.39%) WebDriver
9 192 (2.19%) JUnit
10 185 (2.11%) Ant
11 179 (2.05%) Hudson
12 102 (1.17%) Eclipse
13 95 (1.09%) Mercurial
14 79 (0.90%) TeamCity
15 67 (0.77%) Jasmine
16 63 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
17 60 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 55 (0.63%) Bugzilla
19 54 (0.62%) Grunt
19 54 (0.62%) JMeter
General
1 1702 (19.45%) Finance
2 518 (5.92%) Banking
3 470 (5.37%) Games
4 440 (5.03%) Front Office
5 315 (3.60%) Telecoms
6 296 (3.38%) Marketing
7 232 (2.65%) Investment Banking
8 223 (2.55%) Retail
9 204 (2.33%) Advertising
10 145 (1.66%) Publishing
11 128 (1.46%) Financial Institution
12 124 (1.42%) Electronics
13 119 (1.36%) Manufacturing
14 57 (0.65%) Back Office
15 49 (0.56%) Aerospace
16 44 (0.50%) Automotive
17 40 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
18 35 (0.40%) Law
19 34 (0.39%) Multimedia
20 27 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3836 (43.85%) Developer
2 914 (10.45%) Python Developer
3 731 (8.36%) Software Engineer
4 685 (7.83%) Administrator
5 638 (7.29%) Senior Developer
6 632 (7.22%) Systems Administrator
7 618 (7.06%) Analyst
8 509 (5.82%) Linux Administrator
9 500 (5.71%) Java Developer
10 466 (5.33%) C++ Developer
11 441 (5.04%) Software Developer
12 429 (4.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 378 (4.32%) DevOps Engineer
14 339 (3.87%) Web Developer
15 294 (3.36%) Junior
16 286 (3.27%) Test Engineer
17 259 (2.96%) PHP Developer
18 250 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
19 248 (2.83%) Tester
20 222 (2.54%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1550 (17.72%) HTML
2 1267 (14.48%) CSS
3 847 (9.68%) Django
4 844 (9.65%) jQuery
5 733 (8.38%) Web Services
6 689 (7.88%) .NET
7 655 (7.49%) HTML5
8 514 (5.87%) XML
9 383 (4.38%) CSS3
9 383 (4.38%) LAMP
10 376 (4.30%) AngularJS
11 335 (3.83%) REST
12 313 (3.58%) Backbone.js
13 285 (3.26%) JSON
14 261 (2.98%) SOAP
14 261 (2.98%) RESTful
15 249 (2.85%) Spring
16 239 (2.73%) Ajax
17 237 (2.71%) Ruby on Rails
18 233 (2.66%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1683 (19.24%) Computer Science
2 1209 (13.82%) Open Source
3 670 (7.66%) Mathematics
4 341 (3.90%) Hedge funds
5 305 (3.49%) Physics
6 288 (3.29%) Visualisation
7 282 (3.22%) Statistics
8 232 (2.65%) Mobile App
9 220 (2.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 194 (2.22%) Derivative
11 184 (2.10%) Fixed Income
12 174 (1.99%) Digital Media
13 170 (1.94%) Equities
14 157 (1.79%) Social Media
15 114 (1.30%) Management Information System
16 112 (1.28%) Clustering
17 102 (1.17%) Artificial Intelligence
18 96 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
19 79 (0.90%) Replication
20 75 (0.86%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4099 (46.85%) Linux
2 1687 (19.28%) UNIX
3 1438 (16.44%) Windows
4 511 (5.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 500 (5.71%) Ubuntu
6 473 (5.41%) CentOS
7 431 (4.93%) Android
8 345 (3.94%) Apple iOS
9 331 (3.78%) Debian
10 271 (3.10%) Solaris
11 148 (1.69%) Mac OS X
12 78 (0.89%) AIX
13 70 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
14 65 (0.74%) SUSE
15 55 (0.63%) Fedora
16 49 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
17 45 (0.51%) Windows 7
18 43 (0.49%) Mac OS
19 39 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
20 31 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1555 (17.77%) Software Engineering
2 1319 (15.08%) OO
3 1264 (14.45%) Agile Software Development
4 1021 (11.67%) TDD
5 996 (11.38%) DevOps
6 741 (8.47%) Scrum
7 704 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
8 644 (7.36%) Analytics
9 616 (7.04%) E-Commerce
10 513 (5.86%) Configuration Management
11 511 (5.84%) Multithreading
12 465 (5.31%) MVC
13 408 (4.66%) BDD
14 374 (4.27%) Web Development
15 356 (4.07%) OOP
16 307 (3.51%) Low Latency
17 299 (3.42%) Performance Tuning
18 293 (3.35%) Automated Testing
19 283 (3.23%) ITIL
20 279 (3.19%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3603 (41.18%) Java
2 2532 (28.94%) Perl
3 2375 (27.15%) C++
4 2354 (26.91%) Ruby
5 2166 (24.76%) JavaScript
6 2064 (23.59%) SQL
7 2013 (23.01%) PHP
8 1623 (18.55%) C#
9 1502 (17.17%) Bash Shell
10 1229 (14.05%) C
11 448 (5.12%) Shell Script
12 434 (4.96%) Scala
13 355 (4.06%) R
14 270 (3.09%) PowerShell
15 247 (2.82%) MATLAB
16 164 (1.87%) VBA
17 128 (1.46%) Groovy
18 119 (1.36%) T-SQL
19 116 (1.33%) Objective-C
20 112 (1.28%) F#
Qualifications
1 2354 (26.91%) Degree
2 297 (3.39%) PhD
3 246 (2.81%) Security Cleared
4 133 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 111 (1.27%) ISEB
6 95 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
7 82 (0.94%) ISTQB
8 64 (0.73%) CCNA
8 64 (0.73%) CISSP
9 52 (0.59%) DV Cleared
10 48 (0.55%) RHCE
11 34 (0.39%) CCNP
12 33 (0.38%) CEH
13 25 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
14 21 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
15 20 (0.23%) Postgraduate
16 18 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 17 (0.19%) CCIP
18 16 (0.18%) CCIE
19 13 (0.15%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 837 (9.57%) QA
2 103 (1.18%) SLA
3 59 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 46 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 31 (0.35%) 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
10 9 (0.10%) ISO 9000
11 5 (0.057%) IEC 61508
12 2 (0.023%) COBIT
12 2 (0.023%) WCAG
12 2 (0.023%) WAI
12 2 (0.023%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.011%) COREP
13 1 (0.011%) EMIR
13 1 (0.011%) UCITS
13 1 (0.011%) MiFID
13 1 (0.011%) GPG13
System Software
1 383 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 193 (2.21%) KVM
3 171 (1.95%) Xen
4 165 (1.89%) Active Directory
5 136 (1.55%) NFS
6 83 (0.95%) Varnish
7 72 (0.82%) vSphere
8 66 (0.75%) Hyper-V
9 54 (0.62%) Snort
10 47 (0.54%) Postfix
11 41 (0.47%) XenServer
12 39 (0.45%) Samba
13 38 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
14 29 (0.33%) vCloud
14 29 (0.33%) Sendmail
15 28 (0.32%) VMware ESX
16 24 (0.27%) Squid
17 23 (0.26%) Docker
17 23 (0.26%) VirtualBox
18 20 (0.23%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1224 (13.99%) Puppet
2 919 (10.50%) Opscode Chef
3 584 (6.68%) Nagios
4 201 (2.30%) ZABBIX
5 164 (1.87%) Salt
6 157 (1.79%) Ansible
7 125 (1.43%) Vagrant
8 113 (1.29%) Cacti
9 96 (1.10%) CFEngine
10 82 (0.94%) Zenoss
11 74 (0.85%) Ganglia
12 68 (0.78%) logstash
13 60 (0.69%) HAProxy
14 58 (0.66%) OpenView
15 51 (0.58%) Tivoli
16 47 (0.54%) Munin
17 39 (0.45%) Opsview
18 38 (0.43%) Capistrano
19 30 (0.34%) StatsD
20 28 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 773 (8.84%) Red Hat
2 762 (8.71%) Oracle
3 528 (6.03%) VMware
4 464 (5.30%) Microsoft
5 209 (2.39%) Google
6 183 (2.09%) Cisco
7 169 (1.93%) Sybase
8 166 (1.90%) JBoss
9 165 (1.89%) Zend
10 164 (1.87%) HP
11 106 (1.21%) Rackspace
12 100 (1.14%) Facebook
13 97 (1.11%) Citrix
14 94 (1.07%) IBM
15 88 (1.01%) Perforce
16 81 (0.93%) Splunk
17 79 (0.90%) EMC
18 75 (0.86%) Tableau
19 74 (0.85%) Reuters
20 68 (0.78%) F5
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum good pension health care life assura
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Parity Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 to £75000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £DOE + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + excellent bonus and benefits package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago