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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 56 65 98
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +33
Permanent jobs citing Python 4496 4318 3072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.37% 3.88% 2.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.50% 7.34% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3752 3543 2655
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
52890 58846 56254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.45% 52.92% 53.62%
Number of salaries quoted 45319 50111 48913
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +6.17%
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 £39,000 £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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +14 2739 £57,500 +4.54% 363
South East +21 684 £45,000 - 140
East of England -1 397 £45,000 +12.50% 85
South West +15 280 £42,500 +21.42% 44
Yorkshire +68 179 £40,000 +14.28% 21
North West -19 111 £37,500 +7.14% 28
West Midlands -7 86 £40,000 -5.88% 14
East Midlands +12 49 £40,000 +6.66% 12
North East -12 23 £32,250 +12.62% 6
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 3934 (48.31%) Linux
2 2914 (35.78%) Java
3 2608 (32.02%) Perl
4 2395 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2340 (28.73%) SQL
6 2055 (25.23%) JavaScript
7 2032 (24.95%) Ruby
8 1906 (23.40%) C++
9 1818 (22.32%) PHP
10 1761 (21.62%) Degree
11 1690 (20.75%) UNIX
12 1563 (19.19%) Finance
13 1519 (18.65%) HTML
14 1469 (18.04%) MySQL
15 1458 (17.90%) Bash Shell
16 1453 (17.84%) Software Engineering
17 1401 (17.20%) Windows
18 1338 (16.43%) Computer Science
19 1272 (15.62%) DevOps
20 1239 (15.21%) Puppet
21 1236 (15.18%) C#
22 1231 (15.12%) CSS
23 1139 (13.99%) Git (software)
24 1092 (13.41%) OO
25 1068 (13.11%) Open Source
26 1057 (12.98%) Opscode Chef
27 1034 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
28 1007 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
29 975 (11.97%) TDD
30 965 (11.85%) C

Python
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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
1 856 (10.51%) Apache
2 485 (5.96%) Node.js
3 447 (5.49%) Tomcat
4 381 (4.68%) nginx
5 233 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
6 222 (2.73%) SAS
7 220 (2.70%) OpenStack
8 184 (2.26%) IIS
9 163 (2.00%) Apache Pig
10 145 (1.78%) Apache Spark
11 140 (1.72%) JBoss
12 101 (1.24%) WebLogic
13 89 (1.09%) CMS
14 79 (0.97%) Apache Solr
15 76 (0.93%) Drupal
16 70 (0.86%) SharePoint
17 56 (0.69%) WebSphere
18 55 (0.68%) GlassFish
19 53 (0.65%) Confluence
20 50 (0.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 217 (2.66%) MS Excel
2 132 (1.62%) SPSS
3 87 (1.07%) MS Office
4 22 (0.27%) Photoshop
5 20 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 13 (0.16%) Maya
7 13 (0.16%) Mathematica
8 12 (0.15%) Stata
9 10 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (0.12%) FrameMaker
9 10 (0.12%) 3ds Max
10 8 (0.098%) PaintShop Pro
10 8 (0.098%) RoboHelp
10 8 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
11 7 (0.086%) CPLEX
11 7 (0.086%) GNU Octave
12 6 (0.074%) Gephi
13 5 (0.061%) InfoPath
14 4 (0.049%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 23 (0.28%) RMDS
2 18 (0.22%) Magento
3 16 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 15 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
5 14 (0.17%) ION MarketView
5 14 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
6 13 (0.16%) Odoo
7 9 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (0.098%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.061%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.037%) Agresso
10 3 (0.037%) Exstream
10 3 (0.037%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (0.025%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.025%) SAP InfiniteInsight
11 2 (0.025%) Front Arena
11 2 (0.025%) GoldMine
11 2 (0.025%) Oracle EBS R12
12 1 (0.012%) CSG Singleview
12 1 (0.012%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1034 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
2 247 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
3 171 (2.10%) SaaS
4 148 (1.82%) Amazon S3
5 129 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
6 108 (1.33%) GitHub
7 106 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
8 99 (1.22%) PaaS
9 96 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
10 77 (0.95%) Amazon EMR
11 71 (0.87%) IaaS
12 65 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
13 49 (0.60%) Google Analytics
14 37 (0.45%) Google App Engine
15 35 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
16 33 (0.41%) Route 53
17 29 (0.36%) Office 365
18 28 (0.34%) SoftLayer
19 26 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
20 25 (0.31%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 527 (6.47%) TCP/IP
2 449 (5.51%) DNS
3 418 (5.13%) Internet
4 407 (5.00%) HTTP
5 375 (4.60%) Firewall
6 169 (2.08%) SAN
7 159 (1.95%) VPN
8 139 (1.71%) LAN
9 129 (1.58%) DHCP
10 123 (1.51%) WAN
11 114 (1.40%) BGP
11 114 (1.40%) LDAP
12 109 (1.34%) Network Security
13 95 (1.17%) Wireless
14 89 (1.09%) SMTP
15 87 (1.07%) SSL
16 85 (1.04%) OSPF
17 78 (0.96%) VoIP
18 75 (0.92%) SSH
19 67 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1469 (18.04%) MySQL
2 801 (9.84%) Big Data
3 760 (9.33%) NoSQL
4 731 (8.98%) SQL Server
5 711 (8.73%) PostgreSQL
6 690 (8.47%) MongoDB
7 577 (7.08%) Hadoop
8 547 (6.72%) Relational Database
9 244 (3.00%) Data Mining
10 241 (2.96%) Redis
11 229 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
12 224 (2.75%) RDBMS
13 204 (2.50%) Apache Hive
14 164 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
15 124 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
16 113 (1.39%) Oracle Database
17 95 (1.17%) HBase
18 89 (1.09%) QlikView
19 83 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
20 81 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1139 (13.99%) Git (software)
2 825 (10.13%) Jenkins
3 430 (5.28%) Subversion
4 370 (4.54%) Selenium
5 273 (3.35%) JIRA
6 228 (2.80%) Maven
7 191 (2.35%) WebDriver
8 179 (2.20%) Hudson
9 175 (2.15%) JUnit
10 163 (2.00%) Ant
11 153 (1.88%) TeamCity
12 147 (1.81%) Cucumber
13 133 (1.63%) Mercurial
14 113 (1.39%) Eclipse
15 86 (1.06%) Gradle
16 84 (1.03%) NUnit
17 83 (1.02%) JMeter
18 82 (1.01%) Visual Studio
19 80 (0.98%) PHPUnit
20 66 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1563 (19.19%) Finance
2 347 (4.26%) Banking
3 342 (4.20%) Front Office
4 308 (3.78%) Games
5 297 (3.65%) Marketing
6 266 (3.27%) Telecoms
7 188 (2.31%) Retail
8 182 (2.23%) Electronics
9 158 (1.94%) Investment Banking
10 102 (1.25%) Advertising
11 94 (1.15%) Publishing
12 84 (1.03%) Law
13 79 (0.97%) Back Office
13 79 (0.97%) Financial Institution
14 65 (0.80%) Legal
15 58 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
16 49 (0.60%) Manufacturing
17 34 (0.42%) Automotive
17 34 (0.42%) Military
18 26 (0.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3021 (37.09%) Developer
2 856 (10.51%) Software Engineer
3 658 (8.08%) Python Developer
4 621 (7.63%) Administrator
5 568 (6.97%) DevOps Engineer
6 555 (6.81%) Systems Administrator
7 485 (5.96%) Analyst
8 477 (5.86%) Senior Developer
9 456 (5.60%) Software Developer
10 431 (5.29%) Java Developer
11 399 (4.90%) Linux Administrator
12 346 (4.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 315 (3.87%) Data Scientist
14 300 (3.68%) Linux Engineer
15 279 (3.43%) Web Developer
16 271 (3.33%) Junior
17 269 (3.30%) C++ Developer
18 240 (2.95%) Systems Engineer
19 218 (2.68%) Consultant
20 206 (2.53%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1519 (18.65%) HTML
2 1231 (15.12%) CSS
3 823 (10.11%) .NET
4 794 (9.75%) Web Services
5 734 (9.01%) jQuery
6 650 (7.98%) Django
7 647 (7.94%) XML
8 554 (6.80%) HTML5
9 399 (4.90%) AngularJS
10 357 (4.38%) REST
11 349 (4.29%) CSS3
12 321 (3.94%) LAMP
13 253 (3.11%) RESTful
14 247 (3.03%) Spring
15 243 (2.98%) Backbone.js
16 227 (2.79%) JSON
17 220 (2.70%) ASP.NET
17 220 (2.70%) Ajax
18 202 (2.48%) RabbitMQ
19 198 (2.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1338 (16.43%) Computer Science
2 1068 (13.11%) Open Source
3 699 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
4 527 (6.47%) Algorithms
5 452 (5.55%) Mathematics
6 361 (4.43%) Visualisation
7 287 (3.52%) Hedge funds
8 273 (3.35%) Statistics
9 269 (3.30%) User Experience
10 245 (3.01%) Mobile App
11 208 (2.55%) Data Structures
12 178 (2.19%) Derivative
13 165 (2.03%) Physics
14 162 (1.99%) Management Information System
15 145 (1.78%) Equities
16 137 (1.68%) Fixed Income
17 135 (1.66%) Social Media
18 134 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 107 (1.31%) Clustering
20 95 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3934 (48.31%) Linux
2 1690 (20.75%) UNIX
3 1401 (17.20%) Windows
4 581 (7.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 480 (5.89%) CentOS
6 479 (5.88%) Ubuntu
7 336 (4.13%) Android
8 284 (3.49%) Apple iOS
9 270 (3.32%) Solaris
10 245 (3.01%) Debian
11 137 (1.68%) Mac OS X
12 94 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
13 84 (1.03%) Fedora
14 58 (0.71%) AIX
15 56 (0.69%) Windows 7
16 55 (0.68%) SUSE
17 47 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
18 39 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
19 35 (0.43%) Windows Phone
20 31 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2395 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 1453 (17.84%) Software Engineering
3 1272 (15.62%) DevOps
4 1092 (13.41%) OO
5 1007 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
6 975 (11.97%) TDD
7 840 (10.31%) Analytics
8 703 (8.63%) Scrum
9 644 (7.91%) Configuration Management
10 514 (6.31%) E-Commerce
11 448 (5.50%) MVC
12 426 (5.23%) BDD
13 417 (5.12%) Web Development
14 394 (4.84%) Mentoring
15 379 (4.65%) Test Automation
16 367 (4.51%) Unit Testing
17 339 (4.16%) OOP
18 329 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
19 311 (3.82%) Multithreading
20 280 (3.44%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2914 (35.78%) Java
2 2608 (32.02%) Perl
3 2340 (28.73%) SQL
4 2055 (25.23%) JavaScript
5 2032 (24.95%) Ruby
6 1906 (23.40%) C++
7 1818 (22.32%) PHP
8 1458 (17.90%) Bash Shell
9 1236 (15.18%) C#
10 965 (11.85%) C
11 509 (6.25%) Shell Script
12 502 (6.16%) R
13 346 (4.25%) PowerShell
14 345 (4.24%) Scala
15 274 (3.36%) MATLAB
16 165 (2.03%) T-SQL
17 147 (1.81%) VBA
18 140 (1.72%) Go
19 139 (1.71%) Clojure
20 124 (1.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1761 (21.62%) Degree
2 292 (3.59%) PhD
3 236 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 142 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
5 113 (1.39%) DV Cleared
6 111 (1.36%) SC Cleared
7 99 (1.22%) ISEB
8 74 (0.91%) ISTQB
9 73 (0.90%) CCNA
10 59 (0.72%) CCNP
11 45 (0.55%) RHCE
12 34 (0.42%) RHCSA
13 32 (0.39%) CCIE
14 27 (0.33%) CISSP
15 22 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
16 18 (0.22%) PMI Certification
17 17 (0.21%) CISM
18 15 (0.18%) CISA
19 13 (0.16%) MBA
19 13 (0.16%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 570 (7.00%) QA
2 37 (0.45%) SLA
3 33 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 30 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 14 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.16%) HIPAA
6 13 (0.16%) ISO 8583
7 9 (0.11%) WAI
8 5 (0.061%) JTAG
8 5 (0.061%) WCAG
8 5 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.061%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.037%) HL7
9 3 (0.037%) FISMA
10 2 (0.025%) EMIR
10 2 (0.025%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.025%) MiFID
11 1 (0.012%) Basel III
11 1 (0.012%) CRD IV
System Software
1 440 (5.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 176 (2.16%) Docker
3 167 (2.05%) Active Directory
4 143 (1.76%) Varnish
5 126 (1.55%) KVM
6 112 (1.38%) Xen
6 112 (1.38%) NFS
7 92 (1.13%) vSphere
8 70 (0.86%) VirtualBox
9 60 (0.74%) Firmware
10 51 (0.63%) iptables
11 50 (0.61%) Hyper-V
12 49 (0.60%) Apache Flume
13 47 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 42 (0.52%) HDFS
15 39 (0.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 39 (0.48%) VMware ESX
16 35 (0.43%) Postfix
17 31 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 30 (0.37%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1239 (15.21%) Puppet
2 1057 (12.98%) Opscode Chef
3 520 (6.39%) Nagios
4 348 (4.27%) Ansible
5 170 (2.09%) Salt
6 166 (2.04%) Vagrant
7 164 (2.01%) ZABBIX
8 84 (1.03%) Graphite
9 79 (0.97%) logstash
10 73 (0.90%) Tivoli
11 69 (0.85%) Zenoss
12 68 (0.83%) Cacti
13 66 (0.81%) Cobbler
14 44 (0.54%) HAProxy
15 39 (0.48%) Kibana
16 37 (0.45%) Ganglia
17 32 (0.39%) OpenView
18 31 (0.38%) CFEngine
19 30 (0.37%) StatsD
20 28 (0.34%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 933 (11.46%) Oracle
2 763 (9.37%) Red Hat
3 681 (8.36%) VMware
4 431 (5.29%) Microsoft
5 277 (3.40%) Cisco
5 277 (3.40%) Google
6 175 (2.15%) HP
7 140 (1.72%) Splunk
8 137 (1.68%) Tableau
9 121 (1.49%) IBM
10 103 (1.26%) Sybase
11 98 (1.20%) Rackspace
12 81 (0.99%) Juniper
13 78 (0.96%) Facebook
14 61 (0.75%) Perforce
15 57 (0.70%) SAP
16 56 (0.69%) Reuters
17 55 (0.68%) Zend
17 55 (0.68%) Veritas
17 55 (0.68%) SaltStack
East London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50 - £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + be - bonus,shares,travel,health+
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50 - £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excelent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh
Salary: bonus & benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh
Salary: bonus & benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £130000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tech
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aglow Talent Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jonathan Garth
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday