The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 32 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Python 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 0.63% 0.70% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.67% 1.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Python
West Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60 90 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 37.50% 63.38% 49.74%
Number of salaries quoted 60 80 81
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Python
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Python Salary Trend in Halifax

Python
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) nginx
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Varnish
3 1 (33.33%) Capistrano
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Grunt
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 (33.33%) nginx
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Grunt
2 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Capistrano