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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 35 74 77
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +3
Permanent jobs citing Python 5753 3676 3604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.09% 3.70% 3.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.58% 7.35% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4862 3067 2945
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
49675 49999 52579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 52.60% 50.37% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 43290 43301 44512
Average salary £47,250 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +29 3536 £60,000 +4.34% 472
South East +49 984 £47,500 +5.55% 154
South West +39 309 £45,000 +5.88% 60
East of England -21 303 £45,000 +5.88% 77
Yorkshire +55 218 £45,000 +12.50% 46
North West +79 140 £42,500 +13.33% 40
East Midlands +63 115 £36,750 -11.44% 19
West Midlands +19 104 £46,000 +31.42% 24
North East +13 28 £37,500 -11.76% 7
Midlands - 5 £75,000 -
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4902 (43.14%) Linux
2 4351 (38.29%) Java
3 3430 (30.18%) Agile Software Development
4 3017 (26.55%) SQL
5 2869 (25.25%) JavaScript
6 2823 (24.84%) Perl
7 2731 (24.03%) Ruby
8 2714 (23.88%) C++
9 2435 (21.43%) Degree
10 2367 (20.83%) Finance
11 2150 (18.92%) Software Engineering
12 1950 (17.16%) Bash Shell
13 1904 (16.75%) C#
14 1888 (16.61%) Computer Science
15 1862 (16.39%) DevOps
16 1850 (16.28%) HTML
17 1820 (16.02%) Unix
18 1782 (15.68%) PHP
19 1668 (14.68%) Windows
20 1610 (14.17%) Git (software)
21 1589 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
22 1585 (13.95%) Puppet
23 1536 (13.52%) MySQL
24 1503 (13.23%) CSS
25 1441 (12.68%) Big Data
26 1420 (12.50%) TDD
27 1357 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
28 1259 (11.08%) Opscode Chef
29 1175 (10.34%) Jenkins
30 1169 (10.29%) C

Python
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1029 (9.05%) Apache
2 711 (6.26%) Node.js
3 560 (4.93%) Tomcat
4 498 (4.38%) Apache Spark
5 484 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
6 399 (3.51%) nginx
7 369 (3.25%) OpenStack
8 317 (2.79%) JBoss
9 249 (2.19%) Apache Pig
10 243 (2.14%) SAS
11 191 (1.68%) WebLogic
12 162 (1.43%) CMS
13 158 (1.39%) IIS
14 140 (1.23%) Confluence
15 133 (1.17%) Apache Solr
16 114 (1.00%) WebSphere
17 104 (0.92%) Jetty
18 86 (0.76%) Drupal
19 69 (0.61%) CloudStack
20 52 (0.46%) GlassFish
Applications
1 281 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 107 (0.94%) SPSS
3 57 (0.50%) MS Office
4 49 (0.43%) Photoshop
5 25 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 21 (0.18%) GNU Octave
7 16 (0.14%) Mathematica
7 16 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.11%) LaTeX
8 13 (0.11%) MS Visio
9 12 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 12 (0.11%) Maya
10 9 (0.079%) Gephi
10 9 (0.079%) HipChat
10 9 (0.079%) Weka
11 7 (0.062%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.026%) 3ds Max
12 3 (0.026%) Blender
12 3 (0.026%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.026%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 78 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.13%) FastStats
2 15 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
3 11 (0.097%) Odoo
4 10 (0.088%) ION MarketView
5 9 (0.079%) Magento
6 8 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.070%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.053%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.053%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.053%) RMDS
7 6 (0.053%) Toggl
8 5 (0.044%) Front Arena
9 4 (0.035%) AWD
10 3 (0.026%) Adaptiv
10 3 (0.026%) Findur
10 3 (0.026%) OpenLink RightAngle
10 3 (0.026%) SunGard Panorama
11 2 (0.018%) Endur
11 2 (0.018%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1589 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
2 330 (2.90%) SaaS
3 232 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
4 227 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 223 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
6 194 (1.71%) GitHub
7 182 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
8 177 (1.56%) IaaS
9 167 (1.47%) PaaS
10 118 (1.04%) Google App Engine
11 114 (1.00%) Amazon S3
12 77 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
13 71 (0.62%) Heroku
14 63 (0.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 60 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 45 (0.40%) OpenShift
17 40 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
18 36 (0.32%) Google Analytics
19 31 (0.27%) CloudFront
20 28 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 474 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 465 (4.09%) Firewall
3 457 (4.02%) Internet
4 384 (3.38%) DNS
5 362 (3.19%) HTTP
6 140 (1.23%) SSL
7 135 (1.19%) VPN
8 133 (1.17%) Network Security
9 118 (1.04%) LDAP
10 112 (0.99%) BGP
11 111 (0.98%) WAN
12 102 (0.90%) LAN
12 102 (0.90%) SMTP
13 101 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
14 100 (0.88%) DHCP
15 85 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
16 84 (0.74%) SSH
17 78 (0.69%) OSPF
18 75 (0.66%) Wireless
19 74 (0.65%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1536 (13.52%) MySQL
2 1441 (12.68%) Big Data
3 1153 (10.15%) NoSQL
4 1102 (9.70%) Hadoop
5 902 (7.94%) MongoDB
6 901 (7.93%) PostgreSQL
7 776 (6.83%) SQL Server
8 570 (5.02%) Relational Database
9 448 (3.94%) Redis
10 398 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
11 354 (3.12%) Apache Hive
12 307 (2.70%) Data Mining
13 251 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
14 234 (2.06%) RDBMS
15 188 (1.65%) HBase
16 128 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 115 (1.01%) Couchbase
17 115 (1.01%) CouchDB
18 113 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 101 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1610 (14.17%) Git (software)
2 1175 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 556 (4.89%) Subversion
4 494 (4.35%) Selenium
5 485 (4.27%) JIRA
6 417 (3.67%) Maven
7 273 (2.40%) JUnit
8 215 (1.89%) Vagrant
9 195 (1.72%) Ant
10 192 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 186 (1.64%) Cucumber
11 186 (1.64%) Hudson
12 156 (1.37%) TeamCity
13 140 (1.23%) WebDriver
14 112 (0.99%) Visual Studio
15 109 (0.96%) Gradle
16 96 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
17 91 (0.80%) Grunt
18 87 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
19 75 (0.66%) Eclipse
General
1 2367 (20.83%) Finance
2 587 (5.17%) Banking
3 576 (5.07%) Telecoms
4 515 (4.53%) Marketing
5 496 (4.36%) Front Office
6 471 (4.14%) Games
7 348 (3.06%) Retail
8 224 (1.97%) Electronics
9 160 (1.41%) Advertising
10 156 (1.37%) Manufacturing
11 155 (1.36%) Investment Banking
12 149 (1.31%) Financial Institution
13 138 (1.21%) Law
14 101 (0.89%) Publishing
15 83 (0.73%) Back Office
16 81 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
17 64 (0.56%) Automotive
18 55 (0.48%) Online Betting
19 48 (0.42%) Aerospace
20 46 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4403 (38.75%) Developer
2 1595 (14.04%) Python Developer
3 887 (7.81%) Software Engineer
4 874 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 863 (7.59%) Linux Engineer
6 823 (7.24%) Java Developer
7 717 (6.31%) Analyst
8 695 (6.12%) Administrator
9 664 (5.84%) C++ Developer
10 611 (5.38%) Senior Developer
11 576 (5.07%) Systems Administrator
12 521 (4.58%) Linux Administrator
13 509 (4.48%) Data Scientist
14 493 (4.34%) Software Developer
15 450 (3.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 444 (3.91%) C# Developer
17 436 (3.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 424 (3.73%) JavaScript Developer
19 394 (3.47%) Junior
20 379 (3.34%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1850 (16.28%) HTML
2 1503 (13.23%) CSS
3 1095 (9.64%) .NET
4 1013 (8.91%) Django
5 932 (8.20%) Web Services
6 825 (7.26%) AngularJS
7 772 (6.79%) jQuery
8 717 (6.31%) HTML5
9 671 (5.90%) XML
10 664 (5.84%) LAMP
11 463 (4.07%) REST
12 436 (3.84%) CSS3
13 427 (3.76%) Spring
14 372 (3.27%) RESTful
15 357 (3.14%) JSON
16 317 (2.79%) RabbitMQ
17 261 (2.30%) Backbone.js
18 250 (2.20%) SOAP
19 244 (2.15%) ASP.NET
20 243 (2.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1888 (16.61%) Computer Science
2 1020 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
3 929 (8.17%) Mathematics
4 877 (7.72%) Algorithms
5 595 (5.24%) Visualisation
6 470 (4.14%) Hedge funds
7 415 (3.65%) Statistics
8 408 (3.59%) Physics
9 327 (2.88%) Data Structures
10 306 (2.69%) Mobile App
11 286 (2.52%) User Experience
12 279 (2.46%) Fintech
13 275 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 244 (2.15%) Equities
15 236 (2.08%) Data Centre
16 224 (1.97%) Derivative
17 203 (1.79%) Fixed Income
18 200 (1.76%) Management Information System
19 195 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
20 130 (1.14%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4902 (43.14%) Linux
2 1820 (16.02%) Unix
3 1668 (14.68%) Windows
4 603 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 577 (5.08%) CentOS
6 406 (3.57%) Android
7 380 (3.34%) Ubuntu
8 293 (2.58%) Apple iOS
9 254 (2.24%) Windows Server
10 208 (1.83%) Debian
11 128 (1.13%) Mac OS X
11 128 (1.13%) Solaris
12 98 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 86 (0.76%) Windows Phone
14 79 (0.70%) AIX
15 73 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
16 53 (0.47%) SUSE
17 46 (0.40%) Fedora
18 38 (0.33%) VxWorks
19 31 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3430 (30.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2150 (18.92%) Software Engineering
3 1862 (16.39%) DevOps
4 1420 (12.50%) TDD
5 1357 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
6 1146 (10.08%) Analytics
7 1137 (10.01%) Open Source
8 1115 (9.81%) OO
9 1031 (9.07%) Scrum
10 809 (7.12%) Configuration Management
11 808 (7.11%) Machine Learning
12 643 (5.66%) E-Commerce
13 596 (5.24%) BDD
14 590 (5.19%) OOP
15 574 (5.05%) Mentoring
16 517 (4.55%) Multithreading
17 507 (4.46%) SDLC
18 494 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
19 472 (4.15%) MVC
20 457 (4.02%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4351 (38.29%) Java
2 3017 (26.55%) SQL
3 2869 (25.25%) JavaScript
4 2823 (24.84%) Perl
5 2731 (24.03%) Ruby
6 2714 (23.88%) C++
7 1950 (17.16%) Bash Shell
8 1904 (16.75%) C#
9 1782 (15.68%) PHP
10 1169 (10.29%) C
11 890 (7.83%) Scala
12 887 (7.81%) R
13 597 (5.25%) Shell Script
14 532 (4.68%) PowerShell
15 348 (3.06%) MATLAB
16 325 (2.86%) Go
17 164 (1.44%) Clojure
18 153 (1.35%) Objective-C
19 140 (1.23%) T-SQL
20 126 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2435 (21.43%) Degree
2 522 (4.59%) PhD
3 456 (4.01%) Security Cleared
4 217 (1.91%) SC Cleared
5 209 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
6 189 (1.66%) DV Cleared
7 129 (1.14%) CCNP
8 113 (0.99%) CCNA
9 78 (0.69%) ISEB
10 76 (0.67%) CISSP
11 63 (0.55%) RHCE
12 60 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
13 59 (0.52%) CCIE
14 53 (0.47%) ISTQB
15 51 (0.45%) GIAC
16 49 (0.43%) CEH
17 46 (0.40%) RHCSA
18 43 (0.38%) AWS Certification
19 41 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 38 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 728 (6.41%) QA
2 72 (0.63%) SDET
3 65 (0.57%) SLA
4 55 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 52 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 32 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 19 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 15 (0.13%) MISRA
9 11 (0.097%) COBIT
10 7 (0.062%) COSO
10 7 (0.062%) Solvency II
11 6 (0.053%) GAMP
11 6 (0.053%) GMP
11 6 (0.053%) HIPAA
11 6 (0.053%) MISRA C
12 5 (0.044%) ISO13485
13 4 (0.035%) ISO27002
13 4 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (0.035%) WAI
14 3 (0.026%) JTAG
System Software
1 602 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 558 (4.91%) Docker
3 208 (1.83%) Active Directory
4 188 (1.65%) KVM
5 185 (1.63%) Varnish
6 168 (1.48%) Xen
7 160 (1.41%) vSphere
8 98 (0.86%) NFS
9 91 (0.80%) Firmware
10 90 (0.79%) Hyper-V
11 89 (0.78%) HDFS
12 75 (0.66%) VMware ESX
13 69 (0.61%) VirtualBox
14 59 (0.52%) Apache Flume
14 59 (0.52%) iptables
15 57 (0.50%) XenServer
16 44 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 41 (0.36%) vCloud
17 41 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
18 38 (0.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1585 (13.95%) Puppet
2 1259 (11.08%) Opscode Chef
3 731 (6.43%) Ansible
4 517 (4.55%) Nagios
5 189 (1.66%) Salt
6 184 (1.62%) ZABBIX
7 139 (1.22%) Graphite
8 138 (1.21%) logstash
9 93 (0.82%) Nessus
10 84 (0.74%) Cacti
11 80 (0.70%) Mesos
12 74 (0.65%) Kibana
13 72 (0.63%) Nmap
14 66 (0.58%) Cobbler
15 56 (0.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 55 (0.48%) Grafana
16 55 (0.48%) Opsview
16 55 (0.48%) Tivoli
17 53 (0.47%) Oozie
18 51 (0.45%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 1055 (9.28%) Oracle
2 926 (8.15%) VMware
3 852 (7.50%) Red Hat
4 581 (5.11%) Microsoft
5 409 (3.60%) Google
6 404 (3.56%) Cisco
7 245 (2.16%) Tableau
8 237 (2.09%) Sybase
9 221 (1.94%) Splunk
10 155 (1.36%) HP
11 144 (1.27%) Juniper
12 136 (1.20%) F5
13 124 (1.09%) IBM
14 119 (1.05%) SAP
15 110 (0.97%) EMC
16 108 (0.95%) Facebook
17 105 (0.92%) Atlassian
18 101 (0.89%) New Relic
19 93 (0.82%) Hortonworks
20 92 (0.81%) Cloudera
Brighton, East Sussex
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 32 minutes ago
Reigate, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 32 minutes ago
London
Empiric.com
Posted: 39 minutes ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £53,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 42 minutes ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + Stock Options + Benefits
Posted: 48 minutes ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 59 minutes ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Playtech
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Playtech
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Playtech
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + stock options
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + stock options
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + extensive benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum Benfits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 60,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £24000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago