The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 29 36 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Permanent jobs citing Python 3 3 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 1.67% 1.64% 13.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.90% 3.41% 21.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 31
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
Python
Hampshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
77 88 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 42.78% 48.09% 63.23%
Number of salaries quoted 72 85 132
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Python
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

Python Salary Trend in Farnborough

Python
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Nagios
4 2 (28.57%) NetIQ
4 2 (28.57%) AppManager
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
4 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 2 (28.57%) vSphere
4 2 (28.57%) SaaS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) IPsec
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) STL
1 1 (14.29%) POSIX
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Flex
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) Pthreads
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) SCADA
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) SUSE
4 1 (14.29%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) OO
1 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
1 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
1 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
1 2 (28.57%) Cyber Security
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Bayesian Methods
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Pattern Recognition
2 1 (14.29%) Signal Processing
2 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C++
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
2 3 (42.86%) C
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Nagios
1 2 (28.57%) AppManager
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
1 2 (28.57%) SCOrch
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) NetIQ
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) Facebook
3 1 (14.29%) Twitter
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat