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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 64 84 95
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +11
Permanent jobs citing Python 4100 3187 3224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.85% 3.20% 2.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.55% 6.03% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3421 2722 2800
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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
54300 52874 60270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.95% 53.16% 54.20%
Number of salaries quoted 45967 45898 53321
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £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 16 September 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 16 September 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 2611 £55,000 +4.76% 273
South East -1 492 £42,500 +4.29% 78
East of England +21 426 £42,500 +1.19% 69
South West +18 156 £42,000 +29.23% 48
Yorkshire -36 99 £40,000 +8.10% 24
West Midlands +34 97 £35,000 +12.00% 7
North West +5 96 £37,500 +8.69% 32
East Midlands +48 84 £40,000 +88.23% 8
North East +4 34 £27,500 -38.20% 7
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 4104 (47.10%) Linux
2 3529 (40.50%) Java
3 2570 (29.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2533 (29.07%) Perl
5 2379 (27.30%) Ruby
6 2360 (27.09%) C++
7 2227 (25.56%) Degree
8 2113 (24.25%) JavaScript
9 2073 (23.79%) SQL
10 1937 (22.23%) PHP
11 1701 (19.52%) Finance
12 1697 (19.48%) MySQL
13 1651 (18.95%) UNIX
14 1638 (18.80%) C#
15 1588 (18.23%) Computer Science
16 1534 (17.61%) Software Engineering
17 1524 (17.49%) Bash Shell
18 1514 (17.38%) HTML
19 1503 (17.25%) Windows
20 1268 (14.55%) OO
21 1266 (14.53%) Puppet
22 1245 (14.29%) CSS
23 1233 (14.15%) C
24 1190 (13.66%) Open Source
25 1129 (12.96%) Git (software)
26 1043 (11.97%) TDD
27 1035 (11.88%) DevOps
28 940 (10.79%) Opscode Chef
29 886 (10.17%) Apache
30 843 (9.68%) jQuery

Python
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 886 (10.17%) Apache
2 457 (5.25%) Node.js
3 422 (4.84%) Tomcat
4 359 (4.12%) nginx
5 155 (1.78%) OpenStack
6 154 (1.77%) IIS
7 136 (1.56%) Apache Pig
8 135 (1.55%) SAS
9 131 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
10 126 (1.45%) CMS
11 108 (1.24%) WebLogic
12 100 (1.15%) Apache Solr
13 95 (1.09%) Drupal
14 85 (0.98%) WordPress
15 78 (0.90%) WebSphere
16 52 (0.60%) SharePoint
17 46 (0.53%) Jetty
18 41 (0.47%) GlassFish
19 38 (0.44%) ArcGIS
19 38 (0.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 248 (2.85%) MS Excel
2 116 (1.33%) SPSS
3 88 (1.01%) MS Office
4 33 (0.38%) Photoshop
5 28 (0.32%) CPLEX
6 24 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 24 (0.28%) 3ds Max
7 23 (0.26%) Maya
8 22 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
9 21 (0.24%) Stata
10 17 (0.20%) S-PLUS
11 16 (0.18%) NASTRAN
12 15 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
13 11 (0.13%) Mathematica
14 10 (0.11%) Blender
14 10 (0.11%) Abaqus
15 9 (0.10%) FrameMaker
16 8 (0.092%) Acrobat
16 8 (0.092%) CINEMA 4D
17 6 (0.069%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 89 (1.02%) Magento
2 28 (0.32%) Google Analytics
3 25 (0.29%) Endur
4 19 (0.22%) ION MarketView
5 17 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 15 (0.17%) WebTrends
7 12 (0.14%) RMDS
8 11 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
9 10 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
10 8 (0.092%) Optimost
11 6 (0.069%) Dynamics CRM
12 5 (0.057%) SAP Business One
12 5 (0.057%) Oracle CRM
13 4 (0.046%) FastVal
13 4 (0.046%) SunGard APT
14 3 (0.034%) SiteCatalyst
14 3 (0.034%) Front Arena
14 3 (0.034%) Summit
15 2 (0.023%) SAP MDM
15 2 (0.023%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 435 (4.99%) Amazon AWS
2 207 (2.38%) SaaS
3 174 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
4 154 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
5 71 (0.81%) Amazon S3
6 70 (0.80%) GitHub
7 56 (0.64%) PaaS
8 41 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
9 40 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
10 35 (0.40%) Rackspace Cloud
11 34 (0.39%) Google App Engine
12 31 (0.36%) Office 365
13 29 (0.33%) Google Apps
13 29 (0.33%) ElastiCache
13 29 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 27 (0.31%) IaaS
15 17 (0.20%) Heroku
16 12 (0.14%) AWS Data Pipeline
17 11 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
18 10 (0.11%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 583 (6.69%) TCP/IP
2 425 (4.88%) Internet
3 421 (4.83%) HTTP
4 351 (4.03%) DNS
5 230 (2.64%) Firewall
6 199 (2.28%) LDAP
7 159 (1.82%) SAN
8 128 (1.47%) DHCP
9 116 (1.33%) SSH
10 94 (1.08%) WAN
11 93 (1.07%) Wireless
12 92 (1.06%) LAN
13 87 (1.00%) VPN
14 83 (0.95%) Network Security
15 80 (0.92%) SNMP
16 75 (0.86%) Ethernet
17 73 (0.84%) SSL
18 72 (0.83%) NAS
19 69 (0.79%) VoIP
20 67 (0.77%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1697 (19.48%) MySQL
2 738 (8.47%) Big Data
3 716 (8.22%) PostgreSQL
4 713 (8.18%) NoSQL
5 594 (6.82%) Hadoop
6 592 (6.79%) SQL Server
7 580 (6.66%) Relational Database
8 577 (6.62%) MongoDB
9 287 (3.29%) Redis
10 258 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
11 235 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
12 218 (2.50%) Apache Hive
13 208 (2.39%) RDBMS
14 194 (2.23%) Data Mining
15 154 (1.77%) Oracle Database
16 106 (1.22%) HBase
17 103 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
18 101 (1.16%) Couchbase
19 97 (1.11%) DB2
20 69 (0.79%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1129 (12.96%) Git (software)
2 595 (6.83%) Jenkins
3 516 (5.92%) Subversion
4 427 (4.90%) Selenium
5 293 (3.36%) Maven
6 251 (2.88%) JIRA
7 207 (2.38%) Cucumber
8 200 (2.30%) WebDriver
9 177 (2.03%) JUnit
10 172 (1.97%) Hudson
11 171 (1.96%) Ant
12 107 (1.23%) Eclipse
13 95 (1.09%) Mercurial
14 80 (0.92%) Jasmine
15 79 (0.91%) TeamCity
16 65 (0.75%) QuickTest Pro
17 61 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 56 (0.64%) Karma Test Runner
19 55 (0.63%) PHPUnit
20 54 (0.62%) SpecFlow
General
1 1701 (19.52%) Finance
2 533 (6.12%) Banking
3 480 (5.51%) Games
4 451 (5.18%) Front Office
5 309 (3.55%) Telecoms
6 278 (3.19%) Marketing
7 244 (2.80%) Investment Banking
8 205 (2.35%) Retail
9 201 (2.31%) Advertising
10 159 (1.82%) Publishing
11 138 (1.58%) Financial Institution
12 115 (1.32%) Manufacturing
13 113 (1.30%) Electronics
14 57 (0.65%) Back Office
15 51 (0.59%) Aerospace
16 44 (0.50%) Automotive
17 40 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
17 40 (0.46%) Law
18 38 (0.44%) Multimedia
19 30 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3741 (42.94%) Developer
2 900 (10.33%) Python Developer
3 724 (8.31%) Software Engineer
4 722 (8.29%) Administrator
5 665 (7.63%) Systems Administrator
6 629 (7.22%) Senior Developer
7 611 (7.01%) Analyst
8 527 (6.05%) Linux Administrator
9 470 (5.39%) Java Developer
10 464 (5.33%) C++ Developer
11 437 (5.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 414 (4.75%) Software Developer
13 380 (4.36%) DevOps Engineer
14 325 (3.73%) Web Developer
15 280 (3.21%) Junior
16 273 (3.13%) Test Engineer
17 253 (2.90%) Linux Engineer
18 243 (2.79%) Tester
19 237 (2.72%) PHP Developer
20 226 (2.59%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1514 (17.38%) HTML
2 1245 (14.29%) CSS
3 843 (9.68%) jQuery
4 835 (9.58%) Django
5 717 (8.23%) Web Services
6 701 (8.05%) .NET
7 636 (7.30%) HTML5
8 513 (5.89%) XML
9 401 (4.60%) LAMP
10 386 (4.43%) AngularJS
11 371 (4.26%) CSS3
12 333 (3.82%) REST
13 305 (3.50%) Backbone.js
14 303 (3.48%) JSON
15 262 (3.01%) RESTful
16 254 (2.92%) SOAP
17 243 (2.79%) Spring
18 231 (2.65%) Ruby on Rails
19 229 (2.63%) Ajax
20 222 (2.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1588 (18.23%) Computer Science
2 1190 (13.66%) Open Source
3 633 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 606 (6.96%) Mathematics
5 325 (3.73%) Hedge funds
6 292 (3.35%) Physics
7 271 (3.11%) Visualisation
7 271 (3.11%) Statistics
8 258 (2.96%) User Experience
9 224 (2.57%) Mobile App
10 193 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 183 (2.10%) Derivative
12 173 (1.99%) Fixed Income
13 165 (1.89%) Digital Media
14 149 (1.71%) Social Media
15 146 (1.68%) Equities
16 119 (1.37%) Clustering
17 106 (1.22%) Management Information System
18 99 (1.14%) Artificial Intelligence
19 95 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4104 (47.10%) Linux
2 1651 (18.95%) UNIX
3 1503 (17.25%) Windows
4 525 (6.03%) Ubuntu
5 506 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 499 (5.73%) CentOS
7 417 (4.79%) Android
8 331 (3.80%) Apple iOS
9 329 (3.78%) Debian
10 285 (3.27%) Solaris
11 140 (1.61%) Mac OS X
12 79 (0.91%) AIX
13 69 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
14 67 (0.77%) SUSE
15 59 (0.68%) Fedora
16 52 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
17 50 (0.57%) Windows 7
18 44 (0.50%) Mac OS
19 41 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
20 35 (0.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2570 (29.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1534 (17.61%) Software Engineering
3 1268 (14.55%) OO
4 1043 (11.97%) TDD
5 1035 (11.88%) DevOps
6 765 (8.78%) Scrum
7 710 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
8 605 (6.94%) Analytics
9 589 (6.76%) E-Commerce
10 513 (5.89%) Configuration Management
11 508 (5.83%) Multithreading
12 431 (4.95%) MVC
13 424 (4.87%) BDD
14 419 (4.81%) Mentoring
15 362 (4.15%) Web Development
16 323 (3.71%) OOP
17 308 (3.53%) Performance Tuning
18 306 (3.51%) ITIL
19 304 (3.49%) Automated Testing
20 272 (3.12%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3529 (40.50%) Java
2 2533 (29.07%) Perl
3 2379 (27.30%) Ruby
4 2360 (27.09%) C++
5 2113 (24.25%) JavaScript
6 2073 (23.79%) SQL
7 1937 (22.23%) PHP
8 1638 (18.80%) C#
9 1524 (17.49%) Bash Shell
10 1233 (14.15%) C
11 454 (5.21%) Shell Script
12 434 (4.98%) Scala
13 315 (3.62%) R
14 283 (3.25%) PowerShell
15 231 (2.65%) MATLAB
16 148 (1.70%) VBA
17 127 (1.46%) Groovy
18 126 (1.45%) T-SQL
19 123 (1.41%) Objective-C
20 104 (1.19%) F#
Qualifications
1 2227 (25.56%) Degree
2 275 (3.16%) PhD
3 237 (2.72%) Security Cleared
4 129 (1.48%) SC Cleared
5 109 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
6 107 (1.23%) ISEB
7 87 (1.00%) ISTQB
8 75 (0.86%) CCNA
9 63 (0.72%) CISSP
10 55 (0.63%) RHCE
11 53 (0.61%) DV Cleared
12 39 (0.45%) CCNP
13 33 (0.38%) CEH
14 26 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
15 21 (0.24%) Postgraduate
16 20 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
17 19 (0.22%) CCIP
18 17 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 17 (0.20%) LPIC
18 17 (0.20%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 799 (9.17%) QA
2 101 (1.16%) SLA
3 62 (0.71%) PCI DSS
4 56 (0.64%) ISO 9001
5 38 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.15%) DO-178B
6 13 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 12 (0.14%) JTAG
8 11 (0.13%) ISO 9000
9 10 (0.11%) HIPAA
10 5 (0.057%) IEC 61508
11 4 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 12207
11 4 (0.046%) TickIT
12 3 (0.034%) WCAG
13 2 (0.023%) WAI
13 2 (0.023%) COBIT
13 2 (0.023%) Dodd-Frank
14 1 (0.011%) COREP
14 1 (0.011%) EMIR
14 1 (0.011%) UCITS
System Software
1 400 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 207 (2.38%) KVM
3 179 (2.05%) Xen
4 164 (1.88%) Active Directory
5 138 (1.58%) NFS
6 84 (0.96%) Varnish
7 76 (0.87%) Hyper-V
8 66 (0.76%) vSphere
9 65 (0.75%) Snort
10 44 (0.50%) Postfix
11 40 (0.46%) Samba
12 39 (0.45%) XenServer
13 38 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
14 32 (0.37%) VMware ESX
14 32 (0.37%) Sendmail
15 31 (0.36%) Docker
16 25 (0.29%) vCloud
17 23 (0.26%) Squid
18 19 (0.22%) HDFS
18 19 (0.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1266 (14.53%) Puppet
2 940 (10.79%) Opscode Chef
3 604 (6.93%) Nagios
4 198 (2.27%) ZABBIX
5 178 (2.04%) Ansible
6 167 (1.92%) Salt
7 122 (1.40%) Vagrant
8 113 (1.30%) Cacti
9 97 (1.11%) CFEngine
10 81 (0.93%) Zenoss
11 69 (0.79%) Ganglia
12 64 (0.73%) logstash
13 60 (0.69%) HAProxy
14 50 (0.57%) Tivoli
15 47 (0.54%) OpenView
16 43 (0.49%) Munin
17 39 (0.45%) Opsview
18 31 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
19 30 (0.34%) StatsD
19 30 (0.34%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 787 (9.03%) Red Hat
2 733 (8.41%) Oracle
3 542 (6.22%) VMware
4 476 (5.46%) Microsoft
5 193 (2.22%) Google
6 183 (2.10%) Cisco
7 169 (1.94%) Sybase
8 163 (1.87%) JBoss
9 159 (1.82%) HP
10 151 (1.73%) Zend
11 104 (1.19%) Rackspace
12 96 (1.10%) Facebook
13 90 (1.03%) Citrix
14 88 (1.01%) IBM
15 85 (0.98%) Perforce
16 80 (0.92%) Reuters
17 78 (0.90%) Splunk
18 76 (0.87%) Tableau
18 76 (0.87%) EMC
19 70 (0.80%) Bloomberg
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 52 minutes ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £36000 per annum
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 to £60000 per annum - Bonus, Shares, Health/Dental, Relocation
Posted: 58 minutes ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £38000 per annum - to 38k Plus exception benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £280 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £85k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + + massive bonus potential + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £24000 - £38000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum plus large company benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Momentum Resourcing
Salary: £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Salary is approx 70-85k base + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 6 hours ago