The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 86 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Python 10 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.91% 1.40% 1.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.02% 2.75% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 10
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £32,500 £34,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
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
494 619 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 45.11% 50.90% 49.42%
Number of salaries quoted 413 492 512
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - 7 £44,000 -
Harlow -1 2 £52,500 +23.52%
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Python.

1 22 (73.33%) Linux
2 17 (56.67%) C
2 17 (56.67%) Perl
3 16 (53.33%) Degree
4 14 (46.67%) Shell Script
5 11 (36.67%) PHP
5 11 (36.67%) DevOps
6 10 (33.33%) Publishing
7 9 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (26.67%) Wireshark
8 8 (26.67%) SolarWinds
8 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (26.67%) Network Security
8 8 (26.67%) Security Architecture
8 8 (26.67%) QRadar
8 8 (26.67%) SANS
8 8 (26.67%) CompTIA Security+
8 8 (26.67%) Security Operations
8 8 (26.67%) ISO27002
8 8 (26.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 8 (26.67%) Splunk
8 8 (26.67%) ArcSight
8 8 (26.67%) SIEM
8 8 (26.67%) Security+ Certification
8 8 (26.67%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (26.67%) Information Security
8 8 (26.67%) CISM
8 8 (26.67%) Risk Management
8 8 (26.67%) Workflow
8 8 (26.67%) TOGAF

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Network Security
1 8 (26.67%) Wireshark
2 6 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (33.33%) Publishing
2 2 (6.67%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Operations Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Security Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Security Operations Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Senior Operations Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Senior Security Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Programmer
4 6 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) J2EE
1 1 (3.33%) NumPy
1 1 (3.33%) Pandas
1 1 (3.33%) SciPy
1 1 (3.33%) Swing
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (20.00%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.33%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) DevOps
2 8 (26.67%) BCP
2 8 (26.67%) Information Security
2 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) Risk Assessment
2 8 (26.67%) Risk Management
2 8 (26.67%) Security Architecture
2 8 (26.67%) Security Operations
2 8 (26.67%) SIEM
2 8 (26.67%) TOGAF
2 8 (26.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 8 (26.67%) Workflow
3 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Analytics
4 1 (3.33%) Bioinformatics
4 1 (3.33%) Business Transformation
4 1 (3.33%) Data Analytics
4 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) C
1 17 (56.67%) Perl
2 14 (46.67%) Shell Script
3 11 (36.67%) PHP
4 8 (26.67%) C++
5 7 (23.33%) Java
5 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (6.67%) Ruby
8 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Degree
2 8 (26.67%) CCNA
2 8 (26.67%) CCNP
2 8 (26.67%) CEH
2 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (26.67%) CISM
2 8 (26.67%) CISSP
2 8 (26.67%) CompTIA Security+
2 8 (26.67%) MCSE
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (26.67%) SANS
2 8 (26.67%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (26.67%) ISO27002
3 1 (3.33%) JTAG
3 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Nessus
1 8 (26.67%) QRadar
1 8 (26.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) ArcSight
1 8 (26.67%) HP
1 8 (26.67%) IBM
1 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
1 8 (26.67%) SolarWinds
1 8 (26.67%) Splunk
1 8 (26.67%) Symantec
2 2 (6.67%) Intel
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Netezza
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Tableau