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 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 91 66 75
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +9
Permanent jobs citing Python 12 28 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.85% 2.58% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.02% 5.25% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 12 28 6
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +56.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,050 £35,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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
595 533 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 42.11% 49.08% 59.40%
Number of salaries quoted 466 427 460
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 19 December 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 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
Canvey Island - 2 £36,500 -
Basildon 0 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Saffron Walden -2 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Brentwood - 1 £40,000 -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (64.29%) Perl
2 14 (50.00%) Java
3 13 (46.43%) Linux
4 10 (35.71%) Windows
4 10 (35.71%) XML
4 10 (35.71%) jQuery
5 9 (32.14%) Degree
5 9 (32.14%) C#
6 8 (28.57%) .NET
7 7 (25.00%) C++
7 7 (25.00%) C
7 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 6 (21.43%) PHP
8 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 6 (21.43%) HTML
8 6 (21.43%) Firewall
8 6 (21.43%) CSS
8 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
8 6 (21.43%) Open Source
8 6 (21.43%) Finance
8 6 (21.43%) Automotive
9 5 (17.86%) SOAP
9 5 (17.86%) Web Services
9 5 (17.86%) WCF
9 5 (17.86%) BGP
9 5 (17.86%) MPLS
9 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
9 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
9 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (10.71%) Node.js
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Firewall
2 5 (17.86%) BGP
2 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.86%) MPLS
2 5 (17.86%) Multicast
3 4 (14.29%) OSPF
3 4 (14.29%) Internet
3 4 (14.29%) DWDM
3 4 (14.29%) SDH
3 4 (14.29%) WAN
3 4 (14.29%) Network Security
3 4 (14.29%) Junos
4 3 (10.71%) HTTP
4 3 (10.71%) DNS
5 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.57%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.57%) Wireless
5 1 (3.57%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) MySQL
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) DataEase
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
1 6 (21.43%) Automotive
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Database Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Design Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Junior
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Business Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Junior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Business Process Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Process Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) XML
1 10 (35.71%) jQuery
2 8 (28.57%) .NET
3 6 (21.43%) CSS
3 6 (21.43%) HTML
4 5 (17.86%) WCF
4 5 (17.86%) SOAP
4 5 (17.86%) Web Services
4 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
5 4 (14.29%) HTML5
5 4 (14.29%) CSS3
5 4 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 3 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (10.71%) Backbone.js
6 3 (10.71%) Sass
6 3 (10.71%) LESS
6 3 (10.71%) REST
6 3 (10.71%) YUI
6 3 (10.71%) JSON
6 3 (10.71%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Open Source
2 4 (14.29%) Equities
3 3 (10.71%) Life Science
3 3 (10.71%) User Experience
3 3 (10.71%) Visualisation
4 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.57%) Hedge funds
5 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.57%) Telematics
5 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.14%) CentOS
5 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (17.86%) OO
3 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 4 (14.29%) System Testing
3 4 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 3 (10.71%) Web Development
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (10.71%) Web Application Development
4 3 (10.71%) Network Design
4 3 (10.71%) Bioinformatics
4 3 (10.71%) Validation
4 3 (10.71%) Web Design
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Logistics
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) MVC
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.14%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) Perl
2 14 (50.00%) Java
3 9 (32.14%) C#
4 7 (25.00%) C++
4 7 (25.00%) C
5 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 6 (21.43%) PHP
6 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
7 3 (10.71%) Ruby
7 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
7 3 (10.71%) SQL
8 2 (7.14%) Objective-C
9 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Degree
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (14.29%) CCIE
3 4 (14.29%) JNCIE
4 1 (3.57%) CCNP
4 1 (3.57%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) XenServer
2 1 (3.57%) vSphere
2 1 (3.57%) NFS
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Firmware
2 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco
2 5 (17.86%) Juniper
3 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix
4 3 (10.71%) Twitter
5 2 (7.14%) Novell
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle
5 2 (7.14%) VMware
6 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.57%) F5
6 1 (3.57%) Splunk
6 1 (3.57%) Rackspace