The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 41 42 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Python 23 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.90% 1.59% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.99% 2.25% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 23 3 1
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Python
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Programming Languages Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
288 178 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 61.41% 70.92% 66.46%
Number of salaries quoted 282 149 207
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Python
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Python Salary Trend in Ipswich

Python
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 28 (96.55%) Java
2 19 (65.52%) C#
3 18 (62.07%) Games
4 16 (55.17%) Ruby
4 16 (55.17%) C++
5 15 (51.72%) Go
6 14 (48.28%) RabbitMQ
6 14 (48.28%) SOA
6 14 (48.28%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (48.28%) Scrum
7 11 (37.93%) Online Games
8 8 (27.59%) Linux
9 7 (24.14%) HTML
9 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
9 7 (24.14%) Bash Shell
9 7 (24.14%) Mobile App
9 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
9 7 (24.14%) SDLC
10 6 (20.69%) SQL
10 6 (20.69%) XML
10 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (20.69%) QA
10 6 (20.69%) Selenium
11 5 (17.24%) jQuery
11 5 (17.24%) UNIX
11 5 (17.24%) CSS
11 5 (17.24%) MySQL
12 4 (13.79%) Oracle
12 4 (13.79%) Windows
12 4 (13.79%) JUnit

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
1 4 (13.79%) VoIP
2 2 (6.90%) SMTP
2 2 (6.90%) HTTP
2 2 (6.90%) VPN
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (17.24%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Selenium
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
2 4 (13.79%) SoapUI
2 4 (13.79%) Calabash
2 4 (13.79%) JUnit
2 4 (13.79%) Bugzilla
2 4 (13.79%) JIRA
General
1 18 (62.07%) Games
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Software Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) QA Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Automated Tester
4 4 (13.79%) QA Tester
4 4 (13.79%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Selenium Tester
4 4 (13.79%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Tester
4 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Junior
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (24.14%) HTML
3 6 (20.69%) XML
4 5 (17.24%) CSS
4 5 (17.24%) jQuery
5 2 (6.90%) DHTML
6 1 (3.45%) HTML5
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Online Games
2 7 (24.14%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) DTV
4 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) UNIX
3 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 4 (13.79%) Android
3 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) SOA
1 14 (48.28%) Scrum
2 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
2 7 (24.14%) SDLC
3 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
4 4 (13.79%) BDD
4 4 (13.79%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.45%) TDD
6 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.45%) OOP
6 1 (3.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) Java
2 19 (65.52%) C#
3 16 (55.17%) C++
3 16 (55.17%) Ruby
4 15 (51.72%) Go
5 7 (24.14%) Bash Shell
5 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
6 6 (20.69%) SQL
7 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
8 2 (6.90%) Perl
9 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) NFS
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) SAP