The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 70 88 89
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Permanent jobs citing Python 17 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.48% 0.46% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.16% 0.98% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 7
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £33,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £53,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Python
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
538 511 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 46.82% 46.54% 60.43%
Number of salaries quoted 442 445 570
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Python
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Essex region.

Python Salary Trend in Essex

Python
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Essex

Python
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Basildon - 7 £47,500 -
Saffron Walden -6 5 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £35,000 -
Colchester - 1 £50,000 - 1
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 20 (58.82%) Perl
2 16 (47.06%) Java
3 14 (41.18%) PHP
3 14 (41.18%) Linux
4 13 (38.24%) SQL
5 11 (32.35%) XML
6 10 (29.41%) Windows
7 9 (26.47%) Degree
7 9 (26.47%) .NET
8 8 (23.53%) Internet
8 8 (23.53%) SLA
8 8 (23.53%) Firewall
9 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
9 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
9 7 (20.59%) SOAP
10 6 (17.65%) C#
10 6 (17.65%) HTML
10 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (17.65%) JIRA
10 6 (17.65%) Performance Testing
10 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (14.71%) System Testing
11 5 (14.71%) Network Security
11 5 (14.71%) jQuery
11 5 (14.71%) Network Architecture
11 5 (14.71%) HTML5
11 5 (14.71%) Junos
11 5 (14.71%) REST
11 5 (14.71%) CSS3
11 5 (14.71%) Splunk

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.82%) IIS
2 3 (8.82%) Node.js
3 2 (5.88%) Drupal
3 2 (5.88%) CMS
3 2 (5.88%) Joomla!
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Magento
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) Internet
1 8 (23.53%) Firewall
2 5 (14.71%) Network Security
2 5 (14.71%) Junos
2 5 (14.71%) Multicast
2 5 (14.71%) DWDM
2 5 (14.71%) MPLS
2 5 (14.71%) OSPF
2 5 (14.71%) BGP
2 5 (14.71%) SDH
2 5 (14.71%) WAN
2 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.71%) LDAP
3 3 (8.82%) HTTP
4 2 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.94%) DNS
5 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) JIRA
2 3 (8.82%) VisualVM
2 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.88%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Automotive
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Military
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Test Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Integration Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Support Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Web Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Network Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Design Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Support Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) Junior
6 3 (8.82%) Middleware Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Java Swing Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Middleware Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Design Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) XML
2 9 (26.47%) .NET
3 7 (20.59%) SOAP
4 6 (17.65%) HTML
5 5 (14.71%) jQuery
5 5 (14.71%) HTML5
5 5 (14.71%) REST
5 5 (14.71%) CSS3
5 5 (14.71%) Middleware
5 5 (14.71%) CSS
6 4 (11.76%) Swing
7 3 (8.82%) Ajax
7 3 (8.82%) JSON
7 3 (8.82%) COM+
7 3 (8.82%) Web Services
7 3 (8.82%) Sass
7 3 (8.82%) LESS
7 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
7 3 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (8.82%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (14.71%) Equities
2 3 (8.82%) Life Science
2 3 (8.82%) Wiki
2 3 (8.82%) DataPower
2 3 (8.82%) Visualisation
2 3 (8.82%) Open Source
3 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.88%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.94%) PKI
4 1 (2.94%) Tandem
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Linux
2 10 (29.41%) Windows
3 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.88%) CentOS
4 2 (5.88%) Android
4 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
2 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.65%) Performance Testing
3 5 (14.71%) System Testing
3 5 (14.71%) Network Architecture
3 5 (14.71%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (14.71%) Network Load Balancing
3 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
3 5 (14.71%) Web Design
3 5 (14.71%) OO
4 4 (11.76%) Network Design
5 3 (8.82%) Bioinformatics
5 3 (8.82%) Web Development
5 3 (8.82%) Validation
5 3 (8.82%) ITIL
5 3 (8.82%) Web Application Development
5 3 (8.82%) ITIL V3
5 3 (8.82%) Capacity Management
6 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) Perl
2 16 (47.06%) Java
3 14 (41.18%) PHP
4 13 (38.24%) SQL
5 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
6 6 (17.65%) C#
7 4 (11.76%) Jython
8 3 (8.82%) C
8 3 (8.82%) C++
8 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
9 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
9 2 (5.88%) Ruby
10 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Degree
2 5 (14.71%) JNCIE
2 5 (14.71%) CCIE
2 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.88%) vSphere
2 2 (5.88%) XenServer
2 2 (5.88%) NFS
2 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Nagios
1 3 (8.82%) Opsview
2 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Splunk
1 5 (14.71%) Cisco
1 5 (14.71%) IBM
1 5 (14.71%) Juniper
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
1 5 (14.71%) JBoss
2 3 (8.82%) VMware
2 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
2 3 (8.82%) Software AG
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) webMethods
2 3 (8.82%) Twitter
3 2 (5.88%) JD Edwards
3 2 (5.88%) Citrix
3 2 (5.88%) SAP