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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 68 72 96
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +24
Permanent jobs citing Python 3771 3592 2965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.78% 3.66% 2.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.48% 6.88% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3121 2913 2528
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
50435 52206 54999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.55% 53.26% 54.49%
Number of salaries quoted 43421 44043 48221
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,649 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 February 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 27 February 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 2135 £57,500 +4.54% 323
South East +25 646 £45,000 -3.22% 109
East of England +19 422 £45,000 +12.50% 90
South West +19 200 £42,500 +14.86% 42
Yorkshire +34 139 £40,000 +17.64% 31
West Midlands +13 84 £37,500 +7.14% 10
North West -43 75 £37,500 - 22
East Midlands +44 55 £41,500 +7.79% 7
North East 0 23 £34,500 +15.00% 3
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3666 (46.64%) Linux
2 2862 (36.41%) Java
3 2462 (31.32%) Perl
4 2246 (28.58%) Agile Software Development
5 2174 (27.66%) SQL
6 1980 (25.19%) JavaScript
7 1928 (24.53%) Ruby
8 1905 (24.24%) C++
9 1830 (23.28%) Degree
10 1765 (22.46%) PHP
11 1639 (20.85%) UNIX
12 1505 (19.15%) HTML
13 1478 (18.80%) Finance
14 1420 (18.07%) Software Engineering
15 1388 (17.66%) Computer Science
16 1374 (17.48%) Windows
17 1373 (17.47%) MySQL
18 1321 (16.81%) C#
19 1298 (16.51%) Bash Shell
20 1219 (15.51%) Puppet
21 1197 (15.23%) CSS
22 1110 (14.12%) OO
23 1065 (13.55%) DevOps
24 1048 (13.33%) Open Source
25 1038 (13.21%) Git (software)
26 1008 (12.82%) C
27 962 (12.24%) Opscode Chef
28 900 (11.45%) TDD
29 890 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
30 810 (10.31%) Oracle

Python
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 756 (9.62%) Apache
2 415 (5.28%) Tomcat
3 390 (4.96%) Node.js
4 322 (4.10%) nginx
5 194 (2.47%) OpenStack
6 176 (2.24%) IIS
7 166 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
8 157 (2.00%) SAS
9 128 (1.63%) JBoss
10 116 (1.48%) Apache Pig
11 95 (1.21%) CMS
12 91 (1.16%) WebLogic
13 69 (0.88%) Drupal
13 69 (0.88%) Apache Spark
14 68 (0.87%) Apache Solr
15 65 (0.83%) SharePoint
16 54 (0.69%) Confluence
17 53 (0.67%) MS Exchange
18 50 (0.64%) Jetty
19 49 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 232 (2.95%) MS Excel
2 97 (1.23%) MS Office
3 84 (1.07%) SPSS
4 39 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 24 (0.31%) 3ds Max
6 19 (0.24%) FrameMaker
7 18 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 18 (0.23%) Maya
8 17 (0.22%) RoboHelp
8 17 (0.22%) PaintShop Pro
9 16 (0.20%) Mathematica
10 14 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 14 (0.18%) Stata
11 9 (0.11%) CPLEX
11 9 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
11 9 (0.11%) Blender
12 7 (0.089%) Mingle
13 6 (0.076%) CINEMA 4D
13 6 (0.076%) S-PLUS
13 6 (0.076%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 36 (0.46%) Google Analytics
2 30 (0.38%) Magento
3 21 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
4 19 (0.24%) Endur
5 14 (0.18%) RMDS
6 12 (0.15%) ION MarketView
7 11 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
8 9 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 8 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 7 (0.089%) SiteCatalyst
11 5 (0.064%) Dynamics AX
12 3 (0.038%) Dynamics CRM
12 3 (0.038%) Oracle EBS
12 3 (0.038%) Agresso
13 2 (0.025%) Maximo
13 2 (0.025%) Exstream
13 2 (0.025%) SAP InfiniteInsight
13 2 (0.025%) GoldMine
14 1 (0.013%) Markit EDM
14 1 (0.013%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 516 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
2 212 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
3 141 (1.79%) SaaS
4 135 (1.72%) Amazon S3
5 109 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
6 108 (1.37%) GitHub
7 79 (1.01%) PaaS
8 70 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
9 67 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
10 61 (0.78%) IaaS
11 51 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
12 34 (0.43%) Office 365
13 33 (0.42%) SoftLayer
14 32 (0.41%) Google App Engine
14 32 (0.41%) Heroku
15 30 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
16 26 (0.33%) Route 53
17 24 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
18 21 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
19 13 (0.17%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 580 (7.38%) TCP/IP
2 422 (5.37%) DNS
3 400 (5.09%) Internet
4 383 (4.87%) HTTP
5 338 (4.30%) Firewall
6 181 (2.30%) SAN
7 145 (1.84%) LAN
8 141 (1.79%) DHCP
9 130 (1.65%) LDAP
10 116 (1.48%) VPN
11 111 (1.41%) Wireless
12 105 (1.34%) WAN
13 89 (1.13%) SSH
14 86 (1.09%) Network Security
15 85 (1.08%) BGP
16 83 (1.06%) SSL
17 75 (0.95%) SMTP
17 75 (0.95%) VoIP
18 66 (0.84%) HTTPS
19 65 (0.83%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1373 (17.47%) MySQL
2 710 (9.03%) Big Data
3 704 (8.96%) NoSQL
4 659 (8.38%) SQL Server
5 616 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
6 557 (7.09%) MongoDB
7 492 (6.26%) Hadoop
8 464 (5.90%) Relational Database
9 226 (2.88%) Data Mining
10 208 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
11 187 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
12 186 (2.37%) Redis
13 178 (2.26%) RDBMS
14 148 (1.88%) Apache Hive
15 113 (1.44%) Oracle Database
16 108 (1.37%) Amazon Redshift
17 78 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 67 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
19 65 (0.83%) QlikView
20 62 (0.79%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1038 (13.21%) Git (software)
2 712 (9.06%) Jenkins
3 443 (5.64%) Subversion
4 293 (3.73%) Selenium
5 267 (3.40%) JIRA
6 214 (2.72%) Maven
7 204 (2.60%) Hudson
8 157 (2.00%) WebDriver
9 155 (1.97%) Mercurial
10 152 (1.93%) Ant
11 148 (1.88%) TeamCity
12 134 (1.70%) Cucumber
13 133 (1.69%) JUnit
14 108 (1.37%) Eclipse
15 82 (1.04%) PHPUnit
16 74 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 73 (0.93%) Visual Studio
18 66 (0.84%) NUnit
19 64 (0.81%) JMeter
20 62 (0.79%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 1478 (18.80%) Finance
2 345 (4.39%) Banking
3 297 (3.78%) Games
4 294 (3.74%) Front Office
5 247 (3.14%) Telecoms
6 240 (3.05%) Marketing
7 156 (1.98%) Investment Banking
8 152 (1.93%) Retail
9 144 (1.83%) Electronics
10 119 (1.51%) Advertising
11 116 (1.48%) Publishing
12 92 (1.17%) Financial Institution
13 84 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
14 71 (0.90%) Law
15 59 (0.75%) Back Office
16 58 (0.74%) Manufacturing
17 47 (0.60%) Aerospace
18 43 (0.55%) Legal
19 40 (0.51%) Automotive
20 24 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3008 (38.27%) Developer
2 821 (10.45%) Software Engineer
3 668 (8.50%) Python Developer
4 643 (8.18%) Administrator
5 586 (7.46%) Systems Administrator
6 492 (6.26%) Analyst
7 480 (6.11%) Senior Developer
8 438 (5.57%) Linux Administrator
9 429 (5.46%) DevOps Engineer
10 398 (5.06%) Java Developer
11 366 (4.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 354 (4.50%) Software Developer
13 299 (3.80%) Web Developer
13 299 (3.80%) C++ Developer
14 296 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
15 283 (3.60%) Junior
16 247 (3.14%) PHP Developer
17 224 (2.85%) Data Scientist
18 223 (2.84%) Consultant
19 218 (2.77%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1505 (19.15%) HTML
2 1197 (15.23%) CSS
3 797 (10.14%) .NET
4 770 (9.80%) jQuery
5 751 (9.55%) Web Services
6 650 (8.27%) Django
7 646 (8.22%) XML
8 594 (7.56%) HTML5
9 430 (5.47%) AngularJS
10 354 (4.50%) LAMP
11 333 (4.24%) CSS3
12 312 (3.97%) REST
13 257 (3.27%) Backbone.js
14 255 (3.24%) RESTful
15 236 (3.00%) JSON
16 221 (2.81%) ASP.NET
17 206 (2.62%) Spring
18 198 (2.52%) Ajax
19 182 (2.32%) SOAP
20 179 (2.28%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1388 (17.66%) Computer Science
2 1048 (13.33%) Open Source
3 588 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
4 571 (7.26%) Algorithms
5 450 (5.73%) Mathematics
6 287 (3.65%) User Experience
7 285 (3.63%) Hedge funds
8 267 (3.40%) Visualisation
9 222 (2.82%) Mobile App
10 214 (2.72%) Data Structures
11 202 (2.57%) Statistics
12 167 (2.12%) Physics
13 129 (1.64%) Derivative
14 127 (1.62%) Clustering
15 115 (1.46%) Fixed Income
16 114 (1.45%) Management Information System
17 107 (1.36%) Equities
18 106 (1.35%) Social Media
19 104 (1.32%) Artificial Intelligence
20 101 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3666 (46.64%) Linux
2 1639 (20.85%) UNIX
3 1374 (17.48%) Windows
4 541 (6.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 474 (6.03%) CentOS
6 394 (5.01%) Ubuntu
7 348 (4.43%) Android
8 286 (3.64%) Apple iOS
9 271 (3.45%) Solaris
10 225 (2.86%) Debian
11 142 (1.81%) Mac OS X
12 75 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
13 64 (0.81%) Fedora
14 59 (0.75%) AIX
15 45 (0.57%) Windows 7
16 42 (0.53%) SUSE
17 38 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
18 33 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
19 30 (0.38%) FreeBSD
19 30 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2246 (28.58%) Agile Software Development
2 1420 (18.07%) Software Engineering
3 1110 (14.12%) OO
4 1065 (13.55%) DevOps
5 900 (11.45%) TDD
6 890 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
7 735 (9.35%) Analytics
8 701 (8.92%) Scrum
9 542 (6.90%) Configuration Management
10 459 (5.84%) E-Commerce
11 431 (5.48%) MVC
12 419 (5.33%) Web Development
13 394 (5.01%) Mentoring
14 383 (4.87%) BDD
15 354 (4.50%) Multithreading
16 353 (4.49%) OOP
17 332 (4.22%) Test Automation
18 305 (3.88%) Unit Testing
19 250 (3.18%) Automated Testing
20 246 (3.13%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2862 (36.41%) Java
2 2462 (31.32%) Perl
3 2174 (27.66%) SQL
4 1980 (25.19%) JavaScript
5 1928 (24.53%) Ruby
6 1905 (24.24%) C++
7 1765 (22.46%) PHP
8 1321 (16.81%) C#
9 1298 (16.51%) Bash Shell
10 1008 (12.82%) C
11 474 (6.03%) Shell Script
12 359 (4.57%) R
13 306 (3.89%) PowerShell
14 270 (3.44%) Scala
15 226 (2.88%) MATLAB
16 139 (1.77%) T-SQL
17 121 (1.54%) VBA
18 114 (1.45%) Objective-C
19 94 (1.20%) Clojure
20 93 (1.18%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1830 (23.28%) Degree
2 255 (3.24%) PhD
3 221 (2.81%) Security Cleared
4 117 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 111 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
6 105 (1.34%) ISEB
7 92 (1.17%) DV Cleared
8 91 (1.16%) VCP4
9 82 (1.04%) ISTQB
10 69 (0.88%) CCNA
11 48 (0.61%) RHCE
12 37 (0.47%) CCNP
12 37 (0.47%) RHCSA
13 26 (0.33%) CISSP
14 22 (0.28%) CCIE
15 17 (0.22%) CISA
15 17 (0.22%) MBA
16 16 (0.20%) PMI Certification
16 16 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
16 16 (0.20%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 556 (7.07%) QA
2 58 (0.74%) ISO 9001
3 49 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 31 (0.39%) SLA
5 22 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.17%) ISO 8583
8 7 (0.089%) TickIT
8 7 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 7 (0.089%) JTAG
8 7 (0.089%) WAI
9 6 (0.076%) ISO 9000
10 5 (0.064%) WCAG
10 5 (0.064%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.051%) HIPAA
11 4 (0.051%) DO-178B
12 3 (0.038%) HL7
13 2 (0.025%) MiFID
13 2 (0.025%) EMIR
14 1 (0.013%) CRD IV
System Software
1 387 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 190 (2.42%) Active Directory
3 136 (1.73%) KVM
4 129 (1.64%) NFS
5 122 (1.55%) Xen
6 108 (1.37%) Varnish
7 105 (1.34%) Docker
8 94 (1.20%) vSphere
9 61 (0.78%) Hyper-V
10 59 (0.75%) Firmware
11 46 (0.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 41 (0.52%) Samba
13 40 (0.51%) Snort
13 40 (0.51%) VirtualBox
14 37 (0.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 34 (0.43%) VMware ESX
16 32 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
17 30 (0.38%) LXC
18 29 (0.37%) Apache Flume
19 24 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1219 (15.51%) Puppet
2 962 (12.24%) Opscode Chef
3 502 (6.39%) Nagios
4 250 (3.18%) Ansible
5 162 (2.06%) Vagrant
6 157 (2.00%) Salt
7 150 (1.91%) ZABBIX
8 85 (1.08%) logstash
9 78 (0.99%) Graphite
10 75 (0.95%) Cacti
11 66 (0.84%) Cobbler
12 56 (0.71%) Tivoli
13 49 (0.62%) HAProxy
14 44 (0.56%) Zenoss
15 36 (0.46%) Ganglia
16 35 (0.45%) StatsD
17 34 (0.43%) CFEngine
18 32 (0.41%) Kibana
19 29 (0.37%) ITRS Geneos
20 27 (0.34%) OpenView
Vendors
1 810 (10.31%) Oracle
2 694 (8.83%) Red Hat
3 634 (8.07%) VMware
4 467 (5.94%) Microsoft
5 232 (2.95%) Google
6 224 (2.85%) Cisco
7 177 (2.25%) HP
8 111 (1.41%) Splunk
9 106 (1.35%) Tableau
10 103 (1.31%) Sybase
11 90 (1.15%) IBM
12 83 (1.06%) Zend
13 80 (1.02%) Rackspace
14 78 (0.99%) Facebook
15 66 (0.84%) Juniper
16 59 (0.75%) SaltStack
17 58 (0.74%) Veritas
18 56 (0.71%) NetApp
19 52 (0.66%) Perforce
20 51 (0.65%) Bloomberg
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
Aston Carter
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and amazing benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excelent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
networx
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
networx
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
networx
Posted: Yesterday
London
Union Visual Effects
Salary: Competitive based on experience + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £37,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Intelletect
Salary: From £60,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Intelletect
Salary: From £60,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum Best Training + Stock Options + More
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Best Training + Mor
Posted: Yesterday