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 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 42 17 56
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +39
Permanent jobs citing Python 4 42 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.37% 13.17% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.02% 20.19% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4 41 2
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £32,500 £37,050
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £50,000 £37,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
198 208 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 67.81% 65.20% 73.20%
Number of salaries quoted 156 197 239
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) PHP
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Drupal
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) Ruby
3 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) ActionScript
4 2 (22.22%) Flash
4 2 (22.22%) MPEG
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) Firmware
4 2 (22.22%) DVB
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) Signal Processing
4 2 (22.22%) Multicast
4 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
5 1 (11.11%) UNIX

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) Drupal
2 1 (11.11%) WordPress
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) DVB
1 2 (22.22%) Multicast
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) IPv4
2 1 (11.11%) IPv6
2 1 (11.11%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (22.22%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) Flash
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) CGI
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) MPEG
1 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) OpenWrt
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
2 2 (22.22%) Signal Processing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) Android Development
3 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
2 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 3 (33.33%) C
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) ActionScript
4 1 (11.11%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Firmware