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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 30 55 67
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +12
Permanent jobs citing Python 63 21 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.65% 2.87% 2.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.38% 4.90% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 56 19 29
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £41,300 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Python
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
509 429 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 61.85% 58.69% 62.19%
Number of salaries quoted 442 395 695
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £27,500 £28,379
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Python
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Python Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Python
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

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

Python Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Python
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Cheltenham +3 19 £39,000 -2.50% 8
Gloucester +5 8 £37,000 -12.94% 3
Cirencester +21 5 £35,000 +12.00%
Wotton-under-Edge - 2 £28,750 -
Stroud - 1 £35,000 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £43,000 -
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 72 (57.60%) C++
2 63 (50.40%) Linux
3 59 (47.20%) Security Cleared
4 57 (45.60%) C#
5 46 (36.80%) Java
5 46 (36.80%) Ruby
6 45 (36.00%) JavaScript
7 44 (35.20%) HTML
8 42 (33.60%) C
9 40 (32.00%) PHP
9 40 (32.00%) Software Engineering
10 32 (25.60%) SQL
10 32 (25.60%) .NET
11 31 (24.80%) Perl
11 31 (24.80%) Windows
11 31 (24.80%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (24.80%) SC Cleared
12 29 (23.20%) DV Cleared
13 28 (22.40%) Degree
14 26 (20.80%) TCP/IP
15 24 (19.20%) Scrum
15 24 (19.20%) Bash Shell
16 22 (17.60%) jQuery
17 19 (15.20%) OO
17 19 (15.20%) CSS
18 18 (14.40%) XML
18 18 (14.40%) GIS
18 18 (14.40%) ArcGIS
19 17 (13.60%) ESRI
19 17 (13.60%) STL

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 18 (14.40%) ArcGIS
2 5 (4.00%) Apache
3 2 (1.60%) CMS
3 2 (1.60%) Joomla!
Applications
1 10 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.80%) TCP/IP
2 15 (12.00%) IPv4
2 15 (12.00%) IPv6
3 12 (9.60%) Internet
4 10 (8.00%) SSL
5 9 (7.20%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (5.60%) DNS
7 5 (4.00%) PPP
7 5 (4.00%) ADSL
7 5 (4.00%) GPRS
7 5 (4.00%) SMS
8 4 (3.20%) SMTP
8 4 (3.20%) HTTP
9 2 (1.60%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.80%) MySQL
2 8 (6.40%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.60%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.60%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (12.00%) GCC
1 15 (12.00%) GDB
2 12 (9.60%) Subversion
3 10 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.60%) SoapUI
5 6 (4.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (4.00%) Bugzilla
7 4 (3.20%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (3.20%) Selenium
8 3 (2.40%) Ranorex
8 3 (2.40%) JMeter
9 2 (1.60%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.60%) WatiN
9 2 (1.60%) TestComplete
9 2 (1.60%) FitNesse
9 2 (1.60%) WATIR
10 1 (0.80%) Maven
10 1 (0.80%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (0.80%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.80%) Hudson
General
1 11 (8.80%) Military
2 8 (6.40%) Aerospace
3 5 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.80%) Electronics
5 1 (0.80%) Publishing
5 1 (0.80%) Finance
5 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 58 (46.40%) Developer
2 31 (24.80%) Software Engineer
3 18 (14.40%) C++ Developer
4 16 (12.80%) Consultant
5 15 (12.00%) Software Developer
6 13 (10.40%) GIS Consultant
6 13 (10.40%) Analyst
7 9 (7.20%) GIS Developer
8 8 (6.40%) Graduate
9 7 (5.60%) Technical Consultant
9 7 (5.60%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.80%) Graduate Developer
11 5 (4.00%) Programmer
11 5 (4.00%) Tester
11 5 (4.00%) Junior
11 5 (4.00%) Test Manager
12 4 (3.20%) ASP Developer
12 4 (3.20%) Integration Manager
12 4 (3.20%) Security Analyst
13 3 (2.40%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (35.20%) HTML
2 32 (25.60%) .NET
3 22 (17.60%) jQuery
4 19 (15.20%) CSS
5 18 (14.40%) XML
6 17 (13.60%) STL
6 17 (13.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 14 (11.20%) HTML5
8 10 (8.00%) ASP.NET
9 9 (7.20%) Ajax
10 8 (6.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (5.60%) Apache Flex
12 6 (4.80%) REST
13 4 (3.20%) Classic ASP
13 4 (3.20%) SOAP
13 4 (3.20%) J2EE
13 4 (3.20%) WinForms
13 4 (3.20%) Django
14 3 (2.40%) LAMP
15 2 (1.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.40%) GIS
2 14 (11.20%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.00%) PKI
4 9 (7.20%) Open Source
5 7 (5.60%) User Experience
6 6 (4.80%) Graphic Design
7 5 (4.00%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.40%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.80%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 63 (50.40%) Linux
2 31 (24.80%) Windows
3 9 (7.20%) UNIX
4 6 (4.80%) Solaris
4 6 (4.80%) Debian
5 5 (4.00%) SUSE
6 3 (2.40%) CentOS
6 3 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (24.80%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (19.20%) Scrum
4 19 (15.20%) OO
5 17 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (12.80%) Multithreading
7 15 (12.00%) MVC
7 15 (12.00%) Information Security
7 15 (12.00%) TDD
7 15 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (10.40%) Web Development
8 13 (10.40%) Configuration Management
9 10 (8.00%) Time Management
9 10 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (6.40%) Computer Forensics
11 7 (5.60%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (5.60%) Software Testing
11 7 (5.60%) Business Development
12 6 (4.80%) OOP
12 6 (4.80%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 72 (57.60%) C++
2 57 (45.60%) C#
3 46 (36.80%) Java
3 46 (36.80%) Ruby
4 45 (36.00%) JavaScript
5 42 (33.60%) C
6 40 (32.00%) PHP
7 32 (25.60%) SQL
8 31 (24.80%) Perl
9 24 (19.20%) Bash Shell
10 9 (7.20%) Assembly Language
11 6 (4.80%) VB
11 6 (4.80%) VB.NET
11 6 (4.80%) PHP5
12 5 (4.00%) Shell Script
13 4 (3.20%) MATLAB
13 4 (3.20%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.80%) Lua
Qualifications
1 59 (47.20%) Security Cleared
2 31 (24.80%) SC Cleared
3 29 (23.20%) DV Cleared
4 28 (22.40%) Degree
5 6 (4.80%) ISEB
6 5 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.80%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.80%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.00%) Samba
3 3 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.40%) KVM
3 3 (2.40%) RHEV
Vendors
1 17 (13.60%) ESRI
2 10 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.40%) Oracle
3 8 (6.40%) VMware
4 5 (4.00%) Adobe
5 3 (2.40%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.40%) HP
6 2 (1.60%) JBoss
6 2 (1.60%) Coverity
6 2 (1.60%) Wind River
7 1 (0.80%) Sun
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum - benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago