The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 64 81 101
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +20
Permanent jobs citing Python 22 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.26% 2.02% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.92% 3.35% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 7
Median salary £21,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-54.73% -5.00%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
Python
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
447 657 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 45.99% 60.33% 53.00%
Number of salaries quoted 399 596 534
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Python
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Python Salary Trend in Kent

Python
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Python Salary Histogram in Kent

Python
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +24 9 - -
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Python.

1 25 (64.10%) Ruby
2 20 (51.28%) Linux
3 19 (48.72%) Java
3 19 (48.72%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (48.72%) Bash Shell
4 18 (46.15%) Cloud Foundry
5 17 (43.59%) Analytics
6 16 (41.03%) Jenkins
6 16 (41.03%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (41.03%) DevOps
6 16 (41.03%) Puppet
6 16 (41.03%) Nagios
6 16 (41.03%) Spring
6 16 (41.03%) Statistics
6 16 (41.03%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (38.46%) Ruby on Rails
7 15 (38.46%) SNMP
7 15 (38.46%) Wireless
7 15 (38.46%) Tomcat
7 15 (38.46%) Splunk
7 15 (38.46%) SoftLayer
7 15 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (38.46%) Vagrant
8 14 (35.90%) Sumo Logic
8 14 (35.90%) E-Commerce
8 14 (35.90%) VPN
8 14 (35.90%) SSL
8 14 (35.90%) PKI
8 14 (35.90%) Cryptography
8 14 (35.90%) Computer Security

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (46.15%) Cloud Foundry
2 15 (38.46%) Tomcat
3 7 (17.95%) CMS
4 4 (10.26%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.56%) Apache
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.56%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 19 (48.72%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (38.46%) SoftLayer
3 14 (35.90%) Sumo Logic
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (7.69%) PaaS
5 2 (5.13%) IaaS
6 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.56%) GitHub
6 1 (2.56%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 15 (38.46%) SNMP
1 15 (38.46%) Wireless
2 14 (35.90%) SSL
2 14 (35.90%) VPN
3 7 (17.95%) Intranet
4 2 (5.13%) CDMA
4 2 (5.13%) GSM
4 2 (5.13%) LAN
4 2 (5.13%) LTE
4 2 (5.13%) UMTS
4 2 (5.13%) WAN
5 1 (2.56%) Firewall
5 1 (2.56%) HTTP
5 1 (2.56%) Internet
5 1 (2.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) MySQL
2 7 (17.95%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.26%) Big Data
4 3 (7.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.56%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.56%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Jenkins
2 15 (38.46%) Vagrant
3 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
4 7 (17.95%) Bower
4 7 (17.95%) gulp
4 7 (17.95%) Selenium
5 5 (12.82%) JIRA
6 2 (5.13%) Maven
6 2 (5.13%) NetBeans
6 2 (5.13%) Subversion
7 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.56%) Bugzilla
7 1 (2.56%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (2.56%) PEAR
7 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
1 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Developer
2 13 (33.33%) Administrator
3 12 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (28.21%) DevOps Administrator
5 9 (23.08%) PHP Developer
6 8 (20.51%) Junior
6 8 (20.51%) Junior Developer
7 7 (17.95%) Graduate
7 7 (17.95%) Graduate Developer
7 7 (17.95%) Graduate PHP Developer
7 7 (17.95%) HTML CSS Developer
7 7 (17.95%) HTML Developer
7 7 (17.95%) Junior PHP Developer
7 7 (17.95%) MySQL Developer
7 7 (17.95%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
9 4 (10.26%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (7.69%) Java Engineer
10 3 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) Spring
2 15 (38.46%) Ruby on Rails
3 14 (35.90%) Grails
4 9 (23.08%) HTML
5 8 (20.51%) CSS
5 8 (20.51%) jQuery
5 8 (20.51%) JSON
5 8 (20.51%) LAMP
5 8 (20.51%) Node.js
5 8 (20.51%) XML
6 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
6 7 (17.95%) CodeIgniter
6 7 (17.95%) Laravel
6 7 (17.95%) React
6 7 (17.95%) Sass
7 2 (5.13%) Web Services
8 1 (2.56%) Apache Flex
8 1 (2.56%) Flash
8 1 (2.56%) Symfony
8 1 (2.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) Statistics
2 14 (35.90%) Cryptography
2 14 (35.90%) PKI
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.56%) CentOS
3 1 (2.56%) FreeBSD
3 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Analytics
2 16 (41.03%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (41.03%) DevOps
3 15 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (35.90%) Computer Security
4 14 (35.90%) E-Commerce
5 10 (25.64%) TDD
6 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (20.51%) MVC
6 8 (20.51%) OOP
7 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Content Management
7 7 (17.95%) Front End Development
8 3 (7.69%) Mobile Development
8 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.13%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (5.13%) Data Analytics
9 2 (5.13%) Kanban
9 2 (5.13%) Web Application Development
9 2 (5.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) Ruby
2 19 (48.72%) Bash Shell
2 19 (48.72%) Java
3 11 (28.21%) PHP
4 6 (15.38%) Perl
4 6 (15.38%) SQL
5 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.69%) C#
6 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.56%) C
7 1 (2.56%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (2.56%) Go
7 1 (2.56%) R
7 1 (2.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.13%) vSphere
2 1 (2.56%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) vCloud
2 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (41.03%) Nagios
1 16 (41.03%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (41.03%) Puppet
2 3 (7.69%) Ansible
3 1 (2.56%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Splunk
2 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) New Relic
4 1 (2.56%) Zend