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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 45 17 53
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +36
Permanent jobs citing Python 6 42 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.99% 12.03% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.14% 18.50% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 41 0
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
191 227 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 63.25% 65.04% 66.07%
Number of salaries quoted 147 217 208
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £42,500 £49,300
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (57.14%) PHP
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) Drupal
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Firmware
3 2 (28.57%) DVB
3 2 (28.57%) Flash
3 2 (28.57%) MPEG
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) ActionScript
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (28.57%) Signal Processing
3 2 (28.57%) Multicast
3 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) Android Development
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (57.14%) Drupal
2 1 (14.29%) WordPress
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DVB
1 2 (28.57%) Multicast
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) IPv4
2 1 (14.29%) IPv6
2 1 (14.29%) 802.11
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Flash
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) MPEG
1 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) OpenWrt
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
2 2 (28.57%) Signal Processing
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
2 3 (42.86%) C
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) ActionScript
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Firmware