The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 95 73 114
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +41
Permanent jobs citing Python 14 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.99% 0.92% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.01% 1.68% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 5
Average salary £42,500 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
696 535 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 49.22% 54.98% 63.08%
Number of salaries quoted 571 467 738
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Python
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Harlow - 4 £42,500 -
Colchester -14 3 £48,750 +95.00%
Brentwood - 2 £47,500 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £45,000 -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (64.10%) Perl
2 23 (58.97%) Linux
3 22 (56.41%) PHP
4 21 (53.85%) UNIX
4 21 (53.85%) Degree
5 20 (51.28%) Project Planning
5 20 (51.28%) TCP/IP
5 20 (51.28%) Change Management
6 16 (41.03%) Scrum
6 16 (41.03%) Subversion
7 14 (35.90%) Computer Science
7 14 (35.90%) Test Strategy
8 13 (33.33%) TDD
9 12 (30.77%) Android
9 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
9 12 (30.77%) OO
9 12 (30.77%) Java
9 12 (30.77%) C
10 11 (28.21%) C++
10 11 (28.21%) SQL
10 11 (28.21%) Tcl
10 11 (28.21%) Test Scripting
10 11 (28.21%) Software Testing
11 9 (23.08%) Multithreading
11 9 (23.08%) Software Architecture
11 9 (23.08%) IPv4
11 9 (23.08%) IPv6
11 9 (23.08%) Android Development
12 8 (20.51%) .NET
12 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) CMS
2 2 (5.13%) Joomla!
2 2 (5.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Magento
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 20 (51.28%) TCP/IP
2 9 (23.08%) IPv4
2 9 (23.08%) IPv6
3 3 (7.69%) LDAP
4 2 (5.13%) DNS
4 2 (5.13%) Internet
4 2 (5.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Subversion
2 3 (7.69%) Selenium
3 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.56%) Xcode
4 1 (2.56%) eggPlant
General
1 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Test Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) C Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Java Swing Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Integration Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Support Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Programmer
6 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.13%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (5.13%) PHP Programmer
6 2 (5.13%) Web Programmer
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.13%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) .NET
2 6 (15.38%) XML
3 4 (10.26%) Swing
3 4 (10.26%) HTML
3 4 (10.26%) CSS
4 3 (7.69%) Middleware
4 3 (7.69%) SOAP
5 2 (5.13%) COM+
5 2 (5.13%) Web Services
5 2 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (5.13%) jQuery
5 2 (5.13%) REST
5 2 (5.13%) CSS3
5 2 (5.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.26%) Open Source
3 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.13%) Wiki
4 2 (5.13%) Smartphone
4 2 (5.13%) DataPower
5 1 (2.56%) Social Media
5 1 (2.56%) Tandem
5 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (58.97%) Linux
2 21 (53.85%) UNIX
3 12 (30.77%) Android
4 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.69%) Windows
5 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Project Planning
1 20 (51.28%) Change Management
2 16 (41.03%) Scrum
3 14 (35.90%) Test Strategy
4 13 (33.33%) TDD
5 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 12 (30.77%) OO
6 11 (28.21%) Test Scripting
6 11 (28.21%) Software Testing
7 9 (23.08%) Multithreading
7 9 (23.08%) Software Architecture
7 9 (23.08%) Android Development
8 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (17.95%) Scalability Testing
10 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
11 3 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
11 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
12 2 (5.13%) Embedded Software Development
12 2 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
12 2 (5.13%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) Perl
2 22 (56.41%) PHP
3 12 (30.77%) Java
3 12 (30.77%) C
4 11 (28.21%) C++
4 11 (28.21%) SQL
4 11 (28.21%) Tcl
5 6 (15.38%) C#
5 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.26%) Jython
6 4 (10.26%) Ruby
7 2 (5.13%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (53.85%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Agilent
2 3 (7.69%) IBM
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) JBoss
2 3 (7.69%) Splunk
3 2 (5.13%) webMethods
3 2 (5.13%) Software AG
4 1 (2.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 20 days ago