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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 51 62 80
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +18
Permanent jobs citing Python 5032 4417 3347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.92% 4.04% 3.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.53% 7.81% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4204 3651 2825
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
52811 56551 53711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.65% 51.71% 52.78%
Number of salaries quoted 45413 48399 46486
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +11 2993 £60,000 +9.09% 441
South East +43 804 £45,000 +5.88% 117
East of England -6 348 £45,000 +5.88% 80
South West +28 335 £45,000 +20.00% 40
Yorkshire +76 232 £40,000 - 31
North West +12 137 £37,500 - 29
West Midlands -7 94 £42,500 +21.42% 9
East Midlands +9 86 £40,000 - 16
North East 0 45 £37,500 +36.36% 6
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4744 (49.45%) Linux
2 3665 (38.20%) Java
3 2941 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
4 2871 (29.92%) Perl
5 2752 (28.68%) SQL
6 2492 (25.97%) Ruby
7 2341 (24.40%) JavaScript
8 2338 (24.37%) C++
9 2099 (21.88%) Degree
10 1952 (20.35%) Finance
11 1894 (19.74%) PHP
12 1803 (18.79%) UNIX
13 1761 (18.36%) Bash Shell
14 1743 (18.17%) Software Engineering
15 1726 (17.99%) HTML
16 1720 (17.93%) DevOps
17 1632 (17.01%) MySQL
18 1590 (16.57%) Windows
19 1515 (15.79%) Puppet
20 1471 (15.33%) Computer Science
21 1463 (15.25%) Git (software)
22 1444 (15.05%) C#
23 1431 (14.92%) CSS
24 1323 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
25 1248 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
26 1222 (12.74%) Opscode Chef
27 1174 (12.24%) Oracle
28 1151 (12.00%) TDD
29 1147 (11.96%) Open Source
30 1141 (11.89%) C

Python
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1052 (10.97%) Apache
2 617 (6.43%) Node.js
3 535 (5.58%) Tomcat
4 432 (4.50%) nginx
5 359 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
6 337 (3.51%) OpenStack
7 284 (2.96%) SAS
8 267 (2.78%) Apache Spark
9 209 (2.18%) JBoss
10 203 (2.12%) Apache Pig
11 173 (1.80%) IIS
12 143 (1.49%) WebLogic
13 124 (1.29%) CMS
14 99 (1.03%) Drupal
15 93 (0.97%) Apache Solr
16 82 (0.85%) WebSphere
17 74 (0.77%) SharePoint
18 64 (0.67%) GlassFish
19 56 (0.58%) Confluence
20 55 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 259 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 165 (1.72%) SPSS
3 93 (0.97%) MS Office
4 36 (0.38%) Photoshop
5 29 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 20 (0.21%) GNU Octave
7 13 (0.14%) Mathematica
7 13 (0.14%) Maya
8 11 (0.11%) MS Visio
8 11 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.11%) PowerPivot
9 10 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (0.083%) Quicktime
10 8 (0.083%) Final Cut Pro
11 6 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 6 (0.063%) CPLEX
12 5 (0.052%) InfoPath
12 5 (0.052%) Stata
12 5 (0.052%) Weka
13 4 (0.042%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 45 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 39 (0.41%) RMDS
3 29 (0.30%) Magento
4 14 (0.15%) ION MarketView
4 14 (0.15%) Odoo
5 13 (0.14%) Markit EDM
6 10 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (0.073%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.073%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.063%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.042%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 4 (0.042%) Exstream
10 3 (0.031%) CSG Singleview
10 3 (0.031%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (0.021%) Unica
11 2 (0.021%) Oracle EBS R12
12 1 (0.010%) SAP InfiniteInsight
12 1 (0.010%) Front Arena
12 1 (0.010%) Maximo
12 1 (0.010%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1323 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 270 (2.81%) SaaS
3 258 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
4 182 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 180 (1.88%) PaaS
6 166 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
7 165 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
8 145 (1.51%) IaaS
9 139 (1.45%) GitHub
10 131 (1.37%) Amazon S3
11 99 (1.03%) Amazon EMR
12 69 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
13 68 (0.71%) Google App Engine
14 58 (0.60%) Google Analytics
15 44 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
16 43 (0.45%) Route 53
17 42 (0.44%) Heroku
18 28 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 27 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
20 26 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 564 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 506 (5.27%) Internet
3 446 (4.65%) DNS
4 434 (4.52%) Firewall
5 419 (4.37%) HTTP
6 191 (1.99%) VPN
7 167 (1.74%) SAN
8 151 (1.57%) WAN
9 128 (1.33%) SMTP
10 121 (1.26%) SSL
10 121 (1.26%) LAN
11 119 (1.24%) LDAP
11 119 (1.24%) BGP
12 118 (1.23%) Network Security
13 94 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
14 93 (0.97%) SSH
15 92 (0.96%) DHCP
16 90 (0.94%) Broadband
17 88 (0.92%) OSPF
18 87 (0.91%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1632 (17.01%) MySQL
2 1015 (10.58%) Big Data
3 893 (9.31%) MongoDB
4 889 (9.27%) NoSQL
5 808 (8.42%) PostgreSQL
6 801 (8.35%) SQL Server
7 783 (8.16%) Hadoop
8 732 (7.63%) Relational Database
9 321 (3.35%) Redis
10 310 (3.23%) RDBMS
11 302 (3.15%) Apache Cassandra
12 273 (2.85%) Apache Hive
13 261 (2.72%) Data Mining
14 165 (1.72%) HBase
15 156 (1.63%) Oracle Database
16 149 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
17 115 (1.20%) QlikView
18 102 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 96 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
20 95 (0.99%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 1463 (15.25%) Git (software)
2 1124 (11.72%) Jenkins
3 473 (4.93%) Selenium
4 457 (4.76%) Subversion
5 354 (3.69%) Maven
6 339 (3.53%) JIRA
7 268 (2.79%) JUnit
8 230 (2.40%) Hudson
9 206 (2.15%) WebDriver
10 195 (2.03%) Ant
10 195 (2.03%) Cucumber
11 163 (1.70%) TeamCity
12 130 (1.36%) Visual Studio
13 111 (1.16%) Mercurial
14 106 (1.10%) Gradle
15 96 (1.00%) Grunt
16 95 (0.99%) NUnit
17 89 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
18 74 (0.77%) Eclipse
19 73 (0.76%) JMeter
General
1 1952 (20.35%) Finance
2 524 (5.46%) Banking
3 451 (4.70%) Front Office
4 401 (4.18%) Telecoms
5 399 (4.16%) Marketing
6 364 (3.79%) Games
7 226 (2.36%) Retail
8 206 (2.15%) Investment Banking
9 198 (2.06%) Electronics
10 112 (1.17%) Advertising
11 108 (1.13%) Law
12 106 (1.10%) Manufacturing
13 104 (1.08%) Financial Institution
14 93 (0.97%) Legal
15 88 (0.92%) Back Office
16 76 (0.79%) Publishing
17 45 (0.47%) Military
18 29 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
19 27 (0.28%) Multimedia
20 24 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3655 (38.10%) Developer
2 952 (9.92%) Software Engineer
3 781 (8.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 762 (7.94%) Python Developer
5 660 (6.88%) Analyst
6 605 (6.31%) Administrator
7 595 (6.20%) Senior Developer
8 537 (5.60%) Software Developer
9 525 (5.47%) Systems Administrator
10 505 (5.26%) Java Developer
11 398 (4.15%) Data Scientist
12 395 (4.12%) Linux Administrator
13 367 (3.83%) C++ Developer
14 333 (3.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 329 (3.43%) Linux Engineer
16 310 (3.23%) Junior
17 308 (3.21%) Web Developer
18 307 (3.20%) Systems Engineer
19 301 (3.14%) Applications Support
20 285 (2.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1726 (17.99%) HTML
2 1431 (14.92%) CSS
3 905 (9.43%) .NET
4 882 (9.19%) Web Services
5 802 (8.36%) jQuery
6 757 (7.89%) Django
7 679 (7.08%) XML
8 666 (6.94%) HTML5
9 524 (5.46%) AngularJS
10 508 (5.29%) REST
11 425 (4.43%) CSS3
12 396 (4.13%) Spring
13 347 (3.62%) LAMP
14 327 (3.41%) JSON
15 314 (3.27%) Backbone.js
16 276 (2.88%) RESTful
17 273 (2.85%) RabbitMQ
17 273 (2.85%) ASP.NET
18 255 (2.66%) Ajax
19 251 (2.62%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1471 (15.33%) Computer Science
2 930 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
3 633 (6.60%) Algorithms
4 584 (6.09%) Mathematics
5 439 (4.58%) Visualisation
6 375 (3.91%) Statistics
7 346 (3.61%) Hedge funds
8 282 (2.94%) Derivative
9 270 (2.81%) Data Centre
10 265 (2.76%) User Experience
11 258 (2.69%) Data Structures
12 255 (2.66%) Mobile App
13 249 (2.60%) Equities
14 219 (2.28%) Physics
15 215 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 197 (2.05%) Management Information System
17 162 (1.69%) Fixed Income
18 130 (1.36%) Digital Media
19 119 (1.24%) Social Media
20 100 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4744 (49.45%) Linux
2 1803 (18.79%) UNIX
3 1590 (16.57%) Windows
4 570 (5.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 562 (5.86%) Ubuntu
6 556 (5.80%) CentOS
7 309 (3.22%) Android
8 262 (2.73%) Debian
9 253 (2.64%) Apple iOS
10 228 (2.38%) Solaris
11 139 (1.45%) Mac OS X
12 114 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 78 (0.81%) SUSE
14 76 (0.79%) Fedora
15 68 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
16 67 (0.70%) AIX
17 54 (0.56%) Windows 7
18 52 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
19 41 (0.43%) CoreOS
20 32 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2941 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
2 1743 (18.17%) Software Engineering
3 1720 (17.93%) DevOps
4 1248 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
5 1151 (12.00%) TDD
6 1147 (11.96%) Open Source
7 1053 (10.98%) OO
8 1010 (10.53%) Analytics
9 864 (9.01%) Configuration Management
10 816 (8.51%) Scrum
11 591 (6.16%) E-Commerce
12 556 (5.80%) BDD
13 536 (5.59%) MVC
14 440 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
15 436 (4.54%) Test Automation
16 434 (4.52%) Web Development
16 434 (4.52%) Mentoring
17 429 (4.47%) Unit Testing
18 413 (4.30%) SDLC
19 349 (3.64%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3665 (38.20%) Java
2 2871 (29.92%) Perl
3 2752 (28.68%) SQL
4 2492 (25.97%) Ruby
5 2341 (24.40%) JavaScript
6 2338 (24.37%) C++
7 1894 (19.74%) PHP
8 1761 (18.36%) Bash Shell
9 1444 (15.05%) C#
10 1141 (11.89%) C
11 679 (7.08%) R
12 602 (6.27%) Shell Script
13 574 (5.98%) Scala
14 470 (4.90%) PowerShell
15 296 (3.09%) MATLAB
16 253 (2.64%) Go
17 225 (2.35%) VBA
18 209 (2.18%) Groovy
19 207 (2.16%) Clojure
20 185 (1.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2099 (21.88%) Degree
2 331 (3.45%) PhD
3 289 (3.01%) Security Cleared
4 175 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
5 139 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 127 (1.32%) DV Cleared
7 99 (1.03%) CCNA
8 79 (0.82%) CCNP
9 64 (0.67%) ISEB
10 63 (0.66%) ISTQB
11 48 (0.50%) RHCE
12 33 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
13 31 (0.32%) CCIE
14 27 (0.28%) RHCSA
15 20 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 20 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
17 17 (0.18%) PMI Certification
17 17 (0.18%) CISSP
17 17 (0.18%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 564 (5.88%) QA
2 44 (0.46%) SLA
3 26 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 18 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 16 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.11%) HIPAA
7 8 (0.083%) WAI
7 8 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.063%) ISO 8583
9 5 (0.052%) WCAG
9 5 (0.052%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.031%) CRD IV
11 2 (0.021%) COBIT
11 2 (0.021%) JTAG
11 2 (0.021%) HL7
11 2 (0.021%) BS25999
11 2 (0.021%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (0.021%) GAMP
11 2 (0.021%) GMP
11 2 (0.021%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 611 (6.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 385 (4.01%) Docker
3 159 (1.66%) KVM
4 153 (1.59%) Varnish
5 132 (1.38%) Xen
6 128 (1.33%) Active Directory
7 119 (1.24%) VirtualBox
8 81 (0.84%) NFS
9 76 (0.79%) Hyper-V
10 66 (0.69%) vSphere
11 63 (0.66%) LXC
12 59 (0.61%) Apache Flume
13 57 (0.59%) HDFS
14 54 (0.56%) Postfix
15 52 (0.54%) iptables
16 48 (0.50%) Firmware
17 40 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 38 (0.40%) VMware ESX
19 37 (0.39%) qmail
19 37 (0.39%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1515 (15.79%) Puppet
2 1222 (12.74%) Opscode Chef
3 626 (6.52%) Nagios
4 568 (5.92%) Ansible
5 264 (2.75%) Vagrant
6 224 (2.33%) ZABBIX
7 203 (2.12%) Salt
8 131 (1.37%) Graphite
9 95 (0.99%) logstash
10 69 (0.72%) Cacti
11 63 (0.66%) Zenoss
12 59 (0.61%) Tivoli
13 58 (0.60%) HAProxy
13 58 (0.60%) Cobbler
14 55 (0.57%) Kibana
15 49 (0.51%) Ganglia
16 48 (0.50%) Nessus
17 45 (0.47%) Mesos
18 42 (0.44%) StatsD
19 37 (0.39%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1174 (12.24%) Oracle
2 840 (8.76%) VMware
3 800 (8.34%) Red Hat
4 444 (4.63%) Microsoft
5 356 (3.71%) Google
6 341 (3.55%) Cisco
7 217 (2.26%) Splunk
8 185 (1.93%) Tableau
9 165 (1.72%) Sybase
10 145 (1.51%) Rackspace
11 143 (1.49%) HP
12 133 (1.39%) IBM
13 89 (0.93%) New Relic
14 86 (0.90%) Netezza
15 82 (0.85%) SAP
16 81 (0.84%) Cognos
17 77 (0.80%) Perforce
18 76 (0.79%) SaltStack
19 70 (0.73%) Informatica
20 66 (0.69%) Adobe
East London
Aglow Talent Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum excellent equity package
Posted: 23 minutes ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + stock options
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
The Developer Portal
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Market
Posted: 3 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55k + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £30k DOE + Extensive benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago