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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 47 64 84
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +20
Permanent jobs citing Python 5241 4225 3243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.13% 3.94% 3.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.94% 7.70% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4407 3507 2760
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -
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
52701 54876 52652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.55% 51.22% 52.95%
Number of salaries quoted 45466 46455 45635
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +15 3148 £60,000 +9.09% 348
South East +58 856 £45,000 +5.88% 135
East of England -5 370 £45,000 +8.43% 86
South West +54 342 £45,000 +11.11% 47
Yorkshire +85 230 £40,000 - 32
North West +28 137 £37,500 - 34
West Midlands -8 86 £40,000 +14.28% 22
East Midlands -10 74 £40,000 - 9
North East +3 45 £36,750 +33.63% 16
Midlands - 1 - -
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4863 (49.67%) Linux
2 3735 (38.15%) Java
3 2943 (30.06%) Agile Software Development
4 2938 (30.01%) Perl
5 2727 (27.85%) SQL
6 2540 (25.94%) Ruby
7 2376 (24.27%) C++
8 2367 (24.18%) JavaScript
9 2076 (21.20%) Degree
10 2069 (21.13%) Finance
11 1846 (18.85%) PHP
12 1807 (18.46%) UNIX
13 1795 (18.33%) Bash Shell
14 1788 (18.26%) Software Engineering
15 1771 (18.09%) DevOps
16 1732 (17.69%) HTML
17 1637 (16.72%) MySQL
18 1569 (16.02%) Windows
19 1567 (16.00%) Puppet
20 1501 (15.33%) Git (software)
21 1480 (15.12%) C#
22 1445 (14.76%) Computer Science
23 1443 (14.74%) CSS
24 1381 (14.10%) Amazon AWS
25 1254 (12.81%) Continuous Integration
26 1249 (12.76%) Opscode Chef
27 1197 (12.23%) TDD
28 1167 (11.92%) Jenkins
29 1160 (11.85%) Oracle
30 1145 (11.69%) Apache

Python
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1145 (11.69%) Apache
2 663 (6.77%) Node.js
3 545 (5.57%) Tomcat
4 446 (4.56%) nginx
5 398 (4.06%) Elasticsearch
6 337 (3.44%) OpenStack
7 319 (3.26%) Apache Spark
8 311 (3.18%) SAS
9 227 (2.32%) JBoss
10 220 (2.25%) Apache Pig
11 165 (1.69%) IIS
12 155 (1.58%) WebLogic
13 143 (1.46%) CMS
14 105 (1.07%) Drupal
15 95 (0.97%) Apache Solr
16 85 (0.87%) WebSphere
17 66 (0.67%) GlassFish
18 64 (0.65%) SharePoint
19 62 (0.63%) WordPress
20 61 (0.62%) Confluence
Applications
1 238 (2.43%) MS Excel
2 172 (1.76%) SPSS
3 88 (0.90%) MS Office
4 46 (0.47%) Photoshop
5 32 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 25 (0.26%) GNU Octave
7 17 (0.17%) PowerPivot
8 14 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 14 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 13 (0.13%) Mathematica
10 12 (0.12%) Maya
10 12 (0.12%) MS Visio
11 8 (0.082%) Quicktime
11 8 (0.082%) Final Cut Pro
12 7 (0.071%) Weka
12 7 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 6 (0.061%) CPLEX
14 4 (0.041%) Gephi
15 3 (0.031%) Houdini
15 3 (0.031%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 54 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 33 (0.34%) RMDS
3 31 (0.32%) Magento
4 13 (0.13%) Markit EDM
5 11 (0.11%) Odoo
6 10 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
7 9 (0.092%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (0.082%) ION MarketView
9 6 (0.061%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.051%) Oracle General Ledger
11 4 (0.041%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 3 (0.031%) Exstream
12 3 (0.031%) CSG Singleview
12 3 (0.031%) Endur
13 2 (0.020%) Unica
13 2 (0.020%) AWD
13 2 (0.020%) Dynamics CRM
13 2 (0.020%) Dynamics AX
13 2 (0.020%) Oracle EBS R12
14 1 (0.010%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 1381 (14.10%) Amazon AWS
2 285 (2.91%) SaaS
3 235 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
4 219 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 193 (1.97%) PaaS
6 178 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 178 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
7 155 (1.58%) IaaS
8 133 (1.36%) GitHub
9 105 (1.07%) Amazon S3
10 90 (0.92%) Google App Engine
11 85 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
12 83 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
13 58 (0.59%) Heroku
14 55 (0.56%) Google Analytics
15 49 (0.50%) Route 53
16 46 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
17 33 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 33 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 29 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 542 (5.54%) TCP/IP
2 501 (5.12%) Internet
3 421 (4.30%) DNS
4 409 (4.18%) Firewall
5 382 (3.90%) HTTP
6 199 (2.03%) VPN
7 156 (1.59%) SAN
8 149 (1.52%) WAN
9 134 (1.37%) SSL
10 132 (1.35%) SMTP
11 117 (1.19%) BGP
12 116 (1.18%) Network Security
13 115 (1.17%) LDAP
14 111 (1.13%) LAN
15 106 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
16 94 (0.96%) IPsec
17 87 (0.89%) SSH
18 84 (0.86%) OSPF
19 83 (0.85%) Broadband
20 80 (0.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1637 (16.72%) MySQL
2 1069 (10.92%) Big Data
3 911 (9.30%) NoSQL
4 910 (9.29%) MongoDB
5 869 (8.88%) Hadoop
6 810 (8.27%) PostgreSQL
7 757 (7.73%) SQL Server
8 733 (7.49%) Relational Database
9 352 (3.60%) Redis
10 333 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
11 315 (3.22%) RDBMS
12 296 (3.02%) Apache Hive
13 259 (2.65%) Data Mining
14 197 (2.01%) HBase
15 137 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
15 137 (1.40%) Oracle Database
16 105 (1.07%) Mahout
17 94 (0.96%) QlikView
18 89 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 81 (0.83%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1501 (15.33%) Git (software)
2 1167 (11.92%) Jenkins
3 483 (4.93%) Selenium
4 463 (4.73%) Subversion
5 393 (4.01%) Maven
6 353 (3.61%) JIRA
7 270 (2.76%) JUnit
8 259 (2.65%) Hudson
9 221 (2.26%) Ant
10 195 (1.99%) WebDriver
11 191 (1.95%) Cucumber
12 157 (1.60%) TeamCity
13 136 (1.39%) Visual Studio
14 128 (1.31%) Grunt
15 109 (1.11%) Gradle
16 108 (1.10%) Mercurial
17 99 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
18 84 (0.86%) NUnit
19 74 (0.76%) Artifactory
20 73 (0.75%) JMeter
General
1 2069 (21.13%) Finance
2 582 (5.94%) Banking
3 486 (4.96%) Front Office
4 441 (4.50%) Telecoms
5 435 (4.44%) Marketing
6 367 (3.75%) Games
7 259 (2.65%) Retail
8 203 (2.07%) Investment Banking
9 189 (1.93%) Electronics
10 133 (1.36%) Financial Institution
11 127 (1.30%) Manufacturing
12 106 (1.08%) Law
13 103 (1.05%) Advertising
14 82 (0.84%) Legal
15 81 (0.83%) Publishing
15 81 (0.83%) Back Office
16 40 (0.41%) Military
17 34 (0.35%) Multimedia
18 33 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
19 29 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3720 (37.99%) Developer
2 957 (9.77%) Software Engineer
3 813 (8.30%) DevOps Engineer
4 798 (8.15%) Python Developer
5 685 (7.00%) Analyst
6 609 (6.22%) Administrator
7 583 (5.95%) Senior Developer
8 523 (5.34%) Systems Administrator
9 522 (5.33%) Software Developer
10 484 (4.94%) Java Developer
11 412 (4.21%) Data Scientist
12 408 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
13 382 (3.90%) C++ Developer
14 341 (3.48%) Linux Engineer
15 339 (3.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 320 (3.27%) Systems Engineer
17 311 (3.18%) Applications Support
18 304 (3.10%) Web Developer
19 298 (3.04%) Junior
20 295 (3.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1732 (17.69%) HTML
2 1443 (14.74%) CSS
3 903 (9.22%) .NET
4 866 (8.84%) Web Services
5 805 (8.22%) jQuery
6 767 (7.83%) Django
7 699 (7.14%) HTML5
8 667 (6.81%) XML
9 564 (5.76%) AngularJS
10 514 (5.25%) REST
11 422 (4.31%) CSS3
12 402 (4.11%) Spring
13 329 (3.36%) LAMP
14 328 (3.35%) JSON
15 314 (3.21%) Backbone.js
16 290 (2.96%) RabbitMQ
17 269 (2.75%) ASP.NET
18 259 (2.65%) Ajax
19 257 (2.62%) RESTful
20 253 (2.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1445 (14.76%) Computer Science
2 956 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 674 (6.88%) Algorithms
4 609 (6.22%) Mathematics
5 423 (4.32%) Visualisation
6 392 (4.00%) Statistics
7 339 (3.46%) Hedge funds
8 292 (2.98%) Derivative
9 286 (2.92%) Data Structures
10 281 (2.87%) Data Centre
11 264 (2.70%) User Experience
12 261 (2.67%) Equities
13 247 (2.52%) Mobile App
14 233 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 230 (2.35%) Physics
16 185 (1.89%) Management Information System
17 171 (1.75%) Fixed Income
18 149 (1.52%) Digital Media
19 118 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
20 105 (1.07%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4863 (49.67%) Linux
2 1807 (18.46%) UNIX
3 1569 (16.02%) Windows
4 584 (5.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 572 (5.84%) CentOS
6 561 (5.73%) Ubuntu
7 302 (3.08%) Android
8 264 (2.70%) Debian
9 248 (2.53%) Apple iOS
10 199 (2.03%) Solaris
11 131 (1.34%) Mac OS X
12 115 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 81 (0.83%) SUSE
14 78 (0.80%) Fedora
15 75 (0.77%) AIX
16 60 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
17 49 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
17 49 (0.50%) Windows 7
18 45 (0.46%) CoreOS
19 33 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2943 (30.06%) Agile Software Development
2 1788 (18.26%) Software Engineering
3 1771 (18.09%) DevOps
4 1254 (12.81%) Continuous Integration
5 1197 (12.23%) TDD
6 1097 (11.20%) Open Source
7 1005 (10.26%) OO
8 1000 (10.21%) Analytics
9 885 (9.04%) Configuration Management
10 836 (8.54%) Scrum
11 583 (5.95%) E-Commerce
12 567 (5.79%) BDD
13 517 (5.28%) MVC
14 435 (4.44%) Web Development
15 427 (4.36%) Unit Testing
16 424 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
17 423 (4.32%) Mentoring
17 423 (4.32%) SDLC
18 411 (4.20%) Test Automation
19 382 (3.90%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3735 (38.15%) Java
2 2938 (30.01%) Perl
3 2727 (27.85%) SQL
4 2540 (25.94%) Ruby
5 2376 (24.27%) C++
6 2367 (24.18%) JavaScript
7 1846 (18.85%) PHP
8 1795 (18.33%) Bash Shell
9 1480 (15.12%) C#
10 1102 (11.26%) C
11 729 (7.45%) R
12 650 (6.64%) Shell Script
13 636 (6.50%) Scala
14 513 (5.24%) PowerShell
15 282 (2.88%) MATLAB
16 256 (2.61%) Go
17 221 (2.26%) VBA
18 214 (2.19%) Clojure
19 210 (2.14%) Groovy
20 155 (1.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2076 (21.20%) Degree
2 329 (3.36%) PhD
3 289 (2.95%) Security Cleared
4 191 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
5 138 (1.41%) SC Cleared
6 128 (1.31%) DV Cleared
7 97 (0.99%) CCNA
7 97 (0.99%) CCNP
8 61 (0.62%) ISTQB
9 59 (0.60%) ISEB
10 47 (0.48%) RHCE
11 42 (0.43%) CCIE
12 33 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
13 28 (0.29%) RHCSA
14 23 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
15 22 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 21 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (0.19%) CISSP
18 15 (0.15%) CWNA
18 15 (0.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 566 (5.78%) QA
2 52 (0.53%) SLA
3 32 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 27 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.092%) HIPAA
7 7 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.061%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.031%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 3 (0.031%) COBIT
9 3 (0.031%) BS25999
10 2 (0.020%) WAI
10 2 (0.020%) GAMP
10 2 (0.020%) GMP
10 2 (0.020%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.020%) JTAG
11 1 (0.010%) HL7
11 1 (0.010%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.010%) BS7666
System Software
1 634 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 409 (4.18%) Docker
3 163 (1.66%) Varnish
4 153 (1.56%) KVM
5 128 (1.31%) Active Directory
6 122 (1.25%) Xen
6 122 (1.25%) VirtualBox
7 80 (0.82%) Hyper-V
8 67 (0.68%) vSphere
9 66 (0.67%) NFS
10 60 (0.61%) LXC
11 54 (0.55%) HDFS
11 54 (0.55%) iptables
12 50 (0.51%) Apache Flume
13 48 (0.49%) Postfix
14 47 (0.48%) qmail
14 47 (0.48%) Firmware
15 39 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 36 (0.37%) Squid
17 33 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1567 (16.00%) Puppet
2 1249 (12.76%) Opscode Chef
3 637 (6.51%) Nagios
4 609 (6.22%) Ansible
5 286 (2.92%) Vagrant
6 249 (2.54%) ZABBIX
7 196 (2.00%) Salt
8 146 (1.49%) Graphite
9 105 (1.07%) logstash
10 67 (0.68%) Cacti
10 67 (0.68%) Zenoss
11 60 (0.61%) Nessus
12 59 (0.60%) HAProxy
13 55 (0.56%) Kibana
14 50 (0.51%) Ganglia
15 46 (0.47%) Tivoli
15 46 (0.47%) Cobbler
15 46 (0.47%) Mesos
16 45 (0.46%) StatsD
17 43 (0.44%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1160 (11.85%) Oracle
2 874 (8.93%) VMware
3 843 (8.61%) Red Hat
4 434 (4.43%) Microsoft
5 391 (3.99%) Google
6 343 (3.50%) Cisco
7 240 (2.45%) Splunk
8 191 (1.95%) Tableau
9 179 (1.83%) Sybase
10 142 (1.45%) Rackspace
11 136 (1.39%) IBM
12 134 (1.37%) HP
13 97 (0.99%) New Relic
14 84 (0.86%) SAP
14 84 (0.86%) SaltStack
15 76 (0.78%) Cognos
16 74 (0.76%) Netezza
17 73 (0.75%) Perforce
18 72 (0.74%) Adobe
18 72 (0.74%) TIBCO
Hertfordshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Shares!
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bens - bonus, gym, pens+
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £140000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago