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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 65 75 96
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +21
Permanent jobs citing Python 4095 3765 3328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.90% 3.68% 3.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.73% 6.87% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3462 3095 2894
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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
52955 54800 60073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.42% 53.60% 55.10%
Number of salaries quoted 45748 46683 53439
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +5 2377 £55,000 - 262
South East +18 677 £43,000 +0.58% 87
East of England +1 450 £42,500 - 71
South West +23 231 £45,000 +9.09% 28
Yorkshire +39 146 £43,500 +24.28% 17
North West -14 99 £37,500 +7.14% 14
West Midlands -11 44 £35,000 -6.66% 8
East Midlands +29 43 £37,500 -2.59% 1
North East +10 26 £45,000 +44.00% 3
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3907 (47.70%) Linux
2 3087 (37.69%) Java
3 2529 (30.88%) Perl
4 2373 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
5 2160 (26.37%) C++
6 2150 (26.25%) Ruby
7 2090 (25.52%) SQL
8 1952 (23.83%) JavaScript
9 1926 (23.51%) Degree
10 1818 (22.20%) PHP
11 1560 (19.05%) Finance
12 1559 (19.03%) UNIX
13 1500 (18.31%) Windows
13 1500 (18.31%) MySQL
14 1470 (17.95%) HTML
15 1452 (17.73%) Software Engineering
16 1446 (17.65%) C#
17 1366 (16.68%) Bash Shell
18 1361 (16.62%) Computer Science
19 1322 (16.14%) Puppet
20 1185 (14.47%) CSS
21 1152 (14.06%) OO
22 1108 (13.53%) Git (software)
23 1092 (13.33%) Open Source
24 1086 (13.26%) C
25 1075 (13.12%) DevOps
26 1045 (12.76%) Opscode Chef
27 941 (11.49%) TDD
28 820 (10.01%) jQuery
29 808 (9.86%) Continuous Integration

Python
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 806 (9.84%) Apache
2 422 (5.15%) Tomcat
3 395 (4.82%) Node.js
4 365 (4.46%) nginx
5 175 (2.14%) OpenStack
6 153 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
7 141 (1.72%) JBoss
8 134 (1.64%) IIS
9 123 (1.50%) SAS
10 119 (1.45%) CMS
11 108 (1.32%) WebLogic
12 102 (1.25%) Apache Pig
13 87 (1.06%) Apache Solr
14 67 (0.82%) WordPress
15 65 (0.79%) SharePoint
15 65 (0.79%) Jetty
16 61 (0.74%) Drupal
17 55 (0.67%) GlassFish
18 52 (0.63%) Confluence
19 46 (0.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 228 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 93 (1.14%) MS Office
3 79 (0.96%) SPSS
4 52 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 35 (0.43%) 3ds Max
6 24 (0.29%) FrameMaker
6 24 (0.29%) Maya
7 20 (0.24%) PaintShop Pro
7 20 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 20 (0.24%) RoboHelp
8 18 (0.22%) Mathematica
8 18 (0.22%) CPLEX
9 17 (0.21%) Stata
10 13 (0.16%) Blender
11 12 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
11 12 (0.15%) S-PLUS
12 11 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
13 8 (0.098%) CINEMA 4D
13 8 (0.098%) Simulink
14 7 (0.085%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 55 (0.67%) Magento
2 33 (0.40%) Endur
3 23 (0.28%) Google Analytics
4 21 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
5 14 (0.17%) ION MarketView
5 14 (0.17%) RMDS
6 11 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (0.098%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 6 (0.073%) SiteCatalyst
9 5 (0.061%) Oracle General Ledger
9 5 (0.061%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (0.061%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.037%) Agresso
10 3 (0.037%) Front Arena
11 2 (0.024%) Maximo
11 2 (0.024%) BusinessWorks
11 2 (0.024%) SAP Business One
12 1 (0.012%) SAP CRM
12 1 (0.012%) SAP InfiniteInsight
12 1 (0.012%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 438 (5.35%) Amazon AWS
2 159 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
3 152 (1.86%) SaaS
4 137 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
5 89 (1.09%) Amazon S3
6 81 (0.99%) GitHub
7 64 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
8 63 (0.77%) PaaS
9 50 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
10 44 (0.54%) IaaS
11 42 (0.51%) Office 365
12 38 (0.46%) Rackspace Cloud
13 32 (0.39%) SoftLayer
14 31 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
15 29 (0.35%) Google App Engine
16 26 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
17 24 (0.29%) Heroku
18 18 (0.22%) Route 53
19 15 (0.18%) Google Apps
19 15 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 623 (7.61%) TCP/IP
2 390 (4.76%) Internet
3 372 (4.54%) DNS
4 347 (4.24%) HTTP
5 282 (3.44%) Firewall
6 170 (2.08%) SAN
7 145 (1.77%) LDAP
8 142 (1.73%) DHCP
9 134 (1.64%) LAN
10 120 (1.47%) Wireless
11 101 (1.23%) WAN
12 99 (1.21%) SSH
13 96 (1.17%) VPN
14 83 (1.01%) Network Security
15 76 (0.93%) VoIP
16 75 (0.92%) SNMP
17 69 (0.84%) SMTP
17 69 (0.84%) SSL
18 66 (0.81%) BGP
19 62 (0.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1500 (18.31%) MySQL
2 671 (8.19%) NoSQL
3 648 (7.91%) Big Data
4 625 (7.63%) PostgreSQL
5 581 (7.09%) SQL Server
6 507 (6.19%) MongoDB
7 498 (6.08%) Hadoop
8 448 (5.47%) Relational Database
9 223 (2.72%) Redis
10 208 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
11 201 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
12 166 (2.03%) Data Mining
13 164 (2.00%) RDBMS
14 135 (1.65%) Apache Hive
15 129 (1.57%) Oracle Database
16 100 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
17 84 (1.03%) DB2
18 59 (0.72%) HBase
19 54 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 51 (0.62%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1108 (13.53%) Git (software)
2 682 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 484 (5.91%) Subversion
4 320 (3.91%) Selenium
5 254 (3.10%) JIRA
6 246 (3.00%) Maven
7 221 (2.70%) Hudson
8 175 (2.14%) Cucumber
9 154 (1.88%) WebDriver
10 153 (1.87%) Ant
11 149 (1.82%) Mercurial
12 127 (1.55%) TeamCity
13 105 (1.28%) JUnit
14 103 (1.26%) Eclipse
15 85 (1.04%) Jasmine
16 81 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 74 (0.90%) Karma Test Runner
18 72 (0.88%) Visual Studio
19 63 (0.77%) SpecFlow
20 60 (0.73%) NUnit
General
1 1560 (19.05%) Finance
2 463 (5.65%) Banking
3 383 (4.68%) Front Office
4 339 (4.14%) Games
5 258 (3.15%) Telecoms
6 241 (2.94%) Marketing
7 217 (2.65%) Investment Banking
8 170 (2.08%) Publishing
9 166 (2.03%) Retail
10 155 (1.89%) Advertising
11 117 (1.43%) Electronics
12 108 (1.32%) Financial Institution
13 82 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
14 81 (0.99%) Manufacturing
15 66 (0.81%) Aerospace
16 65 (0.79%) Back Office
17 60 (0.73%) Law
18 42 (0.51%) Automotive
19 35 (0.43%) Multimedia
20 22 (0.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3204 (39.12%) Developer
2 773 (9.44%) Software Engineer
3 759 (9.27%) Python Developer
4 728 (8.89%) Administrator
5 666 (8.13%) Systems Administrator
6 546 (6.67%) Analyst
7 538 (6.57%) Linux Administrator
8 527 (6.43%) Senior Developer
9 441 (5.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 427 (5.21%) Java Developer
11 387 (4.72%) DevOps Engineer
12 370 (4.52%) C++ Developer
13 311 (3.80%) Software Developer
13 311 (3.80%) Web Developer
14 276 (3.37%) Linux Engineer
15 266 (3.25%) Junior
16 254 (3.10%) PHP Developer
17 250 (3.05%) Consultant
18 230 (2.81%) Test Engineer
19 205 (2.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1470 (17.95%) HTML
2 1185 (14.47%) CSS
3 820 (10.01%) jQuery
4 736 (8.99%) .NET
5 715 (8.73%) Django
6 709 (8.66%) Web Services
7 581 (7.09%) XML
8 566 (6.91%) HTML5
9 432 (5.27%) AngularJS
10 406 (4.96%) LAMP
11 317 (3.87%) REST
12 310 (3.78%) CSS3
13 281 (3.43%) Backbone.js
14 270 (3.30%) JSON
15 261 (3.19%) RESTful
16 221 (2.70%) ASP.NET
17 219 (2.67%) Spring
18 206 (2.51%) SOAP
19 205 (2.50%) Ajax
20 203 (2.48%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1361 (16.62%) Computer Science
2 1092 (13.33%) Open Source
3 632 (7.72%) Algorithms
4 538 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
5 492 (6.01%) Mathematics
6 271 (3.31%) User Experience
7 264 (3.22%) Hedge funds
8 221 (2.70%) Visualisation
9 197 (2.41%) Statistics
10 195 (2.38%) Data Structures
11 192 (2.34%) Mobile App
12 184 (2.25%) Physics
13 155 (1.89%) Derivative
14 128 (1.56%) Fixed Income
15 117 (1.43%) Equities
16 113 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 112 (1.37%) Digital Media
18 105 (1.28%) Clustering
19 103 (1.26%) Social Media
20 94 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3907 (47.70%) Linux
2 1559 (19.03%) UNIX
3 1500 (18.31%) Windows
4 532 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 517 (6.31%) CentOS
6 441 (5.38%) Ubuntu
7 359 (4.38%) Android
8 299 (3.65%) Solaris
9 298 (3.64%) Apple iOS
10 257 (3.14%) Debian
11 127 (1.55%) Mac OS X
12 77 (0.94%) AIX
13 71 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
14 58 (0.71%) Fedora
15 50 (0.61%) Windows 7
16 48 (0.59%) SUSE
17 42 (0.51%) Windows Phone
18 40 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
19 32 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
20 28 (0.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2373 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
2 1452 (17.73%) Software Engineering
3 1152 (14.06%) OO
4 1075 (13.12%) DevOps
5 941 (11.49%) TDD
6 808 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
7 761 (9.29%) Scrum
8 634 (7.74%) Analytics
9 510 (6.23%) Configuration Management
10 465 (5.68%) E-Commerce
11 448 (5.47%) Multithreading
12 406 (4.96%) MVC
13 398 (4.86%) BDD
14 392 (4.79%) Web Development
15 391 (4.77%) Mentoring
16 345 (4.21%) OOP
17 278 (3.39%) Test Automation
18 277 (3.38%) Performance Tuning
19 267 (3.26%) Automated Testing
20 258 (3.15%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3087 (37.69%) Java
2 2529 (30.88%) Perl
3 2160 (26.37%) C++
4 2150 (26.25%) Ruby
5 2090 (25.52%) SQL
6 1952 (23.83%) JavaScript
7 1818 (22.20%) PHP
8 1446 (17.65%) C#
9 1366 (16.68%) Bash Shell
10 1086 (13.26%) C
11 468 (5.71%) Shell Script
12 334 (4.08%) Scala
13 317 (3.87%) PowerShell
14 299 (3.65%) R
15 209 (2.55%) MATLAB
16 141 (1.72%) Objective-C
17 127 (1.55%) T-SQL
18 113 (1.38%) Groovy
19 110 (1.34%) VBA
20 106 (1.29%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1926 (23.51%) Degree
2 240 (2.93%) PhD
3 205 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 121 (1.48%) SC Cleared
5 110 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
6 108 (1.32%) ISEB
7 91 (1.11%) ISTQB
8 77 (0.94%) CCNA
9 66 (0.81%) DV Cleared
10 49 (0.60%) RHCE
11 46 (0.56%) CISSP
12 36 (0.44%) CCNP
13 34 (0.42%) RHCSA
14 22 (0.27%) Postgraduate
15 21 (0.26%) CISA
16 19 (0.23%) CEH
17 17 (0.21%) CCIE
18 16 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
18 16 (0.20%) MBA
19 15 (0.18%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 628 (7.67%) QA
2 79 (0.96%) ISO 9001
3 54 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 46 (0.56%) SLA
5 40 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.16%) JTAG
7 10 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.11%) DO-178B
8 9 (0.11%) ISO 9000
9 8 (0.098%) TickIT
9 8 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 6 (0.073%) IEC 61508
11 5 (0.061%) ISO 8583
12 4 (0.049%) WCAG
13 2 (0.024%) COBIT
14 1 (0.012%) MiFID
14 1 (0.012%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.012%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.012%) GPG13
14 1 (0.012%) EMIR
System Software
1 387 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 204 (2.49%) Active Directory
3 176 (2.15%) KVM
4 149 (1.82%) Xen
5 125 (1.53%) NFS
6 101 (1.23%) vSphere
7 100 (1.22%) Varnish
8 71 (0.87%) Hyper-V
9 67 (0.82%) Firmware
9 67 (0.82%) Docker
10 49 (0.60%) Snort
11 40 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
12 38 (0.46%) Samba
13 36 (0.44%) LXC
14 31 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 25 (0.31%) Postfix
16 23 (0.28%) XenServer
16 23 (0.28%) VirtualBox
17 22 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 20 (0.24%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1322 (16.14%) Puppet
2 1045 (12.76%) Opscode Chef
3 559 (6.82%) Nagios
4 247 (3.02%) Ansible
5 198 (2.42%) ZABBIX
6 186 (2.27%) Salt
7 166 (2.03%) Vagrant
8 110 (1.34%) Cacti
9 95 (1.16%) Graphite
10 81 (0.99%) logstash
11 67 (0.82%) CFEngine
12 60 (0.73%) HAProxy
13 58 (0.71%) Ganglia
14 50 (0.61%) Zenoss
14 50 (0.61%) Tivoli
15 44 (0.54%) StatsD
16 40 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
17 39 (0.48%) Cobbler
18 32 (0.39%) Kibana
19 31 (0.38%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 766 (9.35%) Red Hat
2 678 (8.28%) Oracle
3 610 (7.45%) VMware
4 479 (5.85%) Microsoft
5 220 (2.69%) Google
6 196 (2.39%) Cisco
7 177 (2.16%) HP
8 141 (1.72%) Sybase
9 110 (1.34%) Zend
10 96 (1.17%) Facebook
11 95 (1.16%) Splunk
12 93 (1.14%) Rackspace
13 86 (1.05%) IBM
14 80 (0.98%) Bloomberg
15 78 (0.95%) Tableau
16 73 (0.89%) Reuters
17 69 (0.84%) Juniper
18 62 (0.76%) SaltStack
19 58 (0.71%) Perforce
20 55 (0.67%) Adobe
South West London
Stratospherec
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + excellent bonuses and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Dental
Posted: 7 hours ago
Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum - bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum - extensive - see ad
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £75000 per annum - share options + package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £75000 per annum - share options + package
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 per annum + 26 days holiday,pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 8 hours ago
Kent
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Pension, Health, Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + 25% Bonus + Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £45k
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago