The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 38 44 47
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Python 21 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.97% 1.66% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.45% 2.66% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 1
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -25.92%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
282 188 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 80.11% 62.46% 53.68%
Number of salaries quoted 203 181 166
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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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 18 April 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 34 (60.71%) Degree
2 32 (57.14%) Change Management
2 32 (57.14%) Perl
3 31 (55.36%) PHP
4 28 (50.00%) Linux
4 28 (50.00%) Project Planning
5 27 (48.21%) Subversion
6 26 (46.43%) Scrum
7 24 (42.86%) UNIX
7 24 (42.86%) Computer Science
8 22 (39.29%) TCP/IP
9 20 (35.71%) Mobile App
10 17 (30.36%) Multithreading
10 17 (30.36%) Android
10 17 (30.36%) OO
10 17 (30.36%) TDD
11 15 (26.79%) MySQL
11 15 (26.79%) Test Scripting
11 15 (26.79%) Test Automation
12 14 (25.00%) Drupal
12 14 (25.00%) Java
12 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
13 13 (23.21%) Tcl
13 13 (23.21%) Software Testing
14 12 (21.43%) Web Design
14 12 (21.43%) CSS
14 12 (21.43%) Mobile Application Development
14 12 (21.43%) REST
14 12 (21.43%) CSS3
14 12 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (25.00%) Drupal
2 5 (8.93%) ArcGIS
3 2 (3.57%) Joomla!
3 2 (3.57%) GlassFish
3 2 (3.57%) CMS
3 2 (3.57%) IIS
3 2 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) ArcInfo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (39.29%) TCP/IP
2 9 (16.07%) IPv4
2 9 (16.07%) IPv6
3 1 (1.79%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) MySQL
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (48.21%) Subversion
2 8 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.57%) Ant
General
1 2 (3.57%) Games
1 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
1 2 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (58.93%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) Test Engineer
3 12 (21.43%) PHP Developer
4 11 (19.64%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 10 (17.86%) Drupal Developer
6 9 (16.07%) C Developer
7 8 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (5.36%) GIS Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Programmer
9 2 (3.57%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Operations Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Web Programmer
9 2 (3.57%) PHP Web Developer
9 2 (3.57%) PHP Programmer
10 1 (1.79%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.79%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) CSS
1 12 (21.43%) REST
1 12 (21.43%) CSS3
2 11 (19.64%) HTML5
2 11 (19.64%) HTML
3 8 (14.29%) Android SDK
4 4 (7.14%) Web Services
4 4 (7.14%) JSF
5 2 (3.57%) JAX-RS
5 2 (3.57%) Sphinx
5 2 (3.57%) Java EE
5 2 (3.57%) JPA
5 2 (3.57%) EJB 3.0
5 2 (3.57%) Ajax
5 2 (3.57%) EJB
5 2 (3.57%) SOAP
6 1 (1.79%) J2EE
6 1 (1.79%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.79%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 20 (35.71%) Mobile App
3 6 (10.71%) GIS
4 5 (8.93%) Open Source
5 2 (3.57%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.57%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.57%) Physics
5 2 (3.57%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.00%) Linux
2 24 (42.86%) UNIX
3 17 (30.36%) Android
4 4 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) Change Management
2 28 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 26 (46.43%) Scrum
4 17 (30.36%) Multithreading
4 17 (30.36%) OO
4 17 (30.36%) TDD
5 15 (26.79%) Test Scripting
5 15 (26.79%) Test Automation
6 13 (23.21%) Software Testing
7 12 (21.43%) Web Design
7 12 (21.43%) Mobile Application Development
7 12 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (19.64%) Test Strategy
8 11 (19.64%) Android Development
9 9 (16.07%) Software Architecture
10 7 (12.50%) Scalability Testing
11 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (3.57%) UML
11 2 (3.57%) Project Management
12 1 (1.79%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 32 (57.14%) Perl
2 31 (55.36%) PHP
3 14 (25.00%) Java
3 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (23.21%) Tcl
5 11 (19.64%) C++
6 9 (16.07%) C
7 2 (3.57%) R
7 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.57%) VB
7 2 (3.57%) C#
8 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (60.71%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Agilent
2 6 (10.71%) ESRI
3 4 (7.14%) JBoss
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle
4 3 (5.36%) Google