The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 87 93 76
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Permanent jobs citing Python 10 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.94% 1.32% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.90% 2.26% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 5
Average salary £52,500 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.53% +12.06%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
527 708 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 49.44% 58.22% 50.46%
Number of salaries quoted 466 640 341
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 October 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Kent

Python
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone +9 1 £24,000 -31.42% 4
Folkestone -10 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 15 (88.24%) Java
2 13 (76.47%) PHP
3 12 (70.59%) Linux
3 12 (70.59%) Ruby
4 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (47.06%) Perl
4 8 (47.06%) UNIX
4 8 (47.06%) C
4 8 (47.06%) C++
4 8 (47.06%) DNS
4 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
5 7 (41.18%) MySQL
5 7 (41.18%) Puppet
6 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
6 6 (35.29%) Node.js
6 6 (35.29%) Solaris
6 6 (35.29%) JBoss
6 6 (35.29%) Apache
6 6 (35.29%) Firewall
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
7 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (29.41%) CentOS
8 4 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (23.53%) YAML
8 4 (23.53%) Scala
8 4 (23.53%) Open Source
8 4 (23.53%) VLAN
8 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 6 (35.29%) JBoss
1 6 (35.29%) Apache
1 6 (35.29%) Node.js
2 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) DNS
2 6 (35.29%) Firewall
3 4 (23.53%) VLAN
3 4 (23.53%) SAN
3 4 (23.53%) LDAP
3 4 (23.53%) LAN
3 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 4 (23.53%) DHCP
3 4 (23.53%) VPN
4 2 (11.76%) HTTP
4 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) Ingres
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (11.76%) WebLOAD
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.88%) Maven
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Publishing
4 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Software Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Systems Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior UNIX Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Senior UNIX Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Software Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Head of User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) YAML
2 3 (17.65%) HTML5
2 3 (17.65%) Backbone.js
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) LESS
3 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (5.88%) Yii
3 1 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
1 4 (23.53%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) UNIX
2 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Solaris
4 5 (29.41%) CentOS
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) AIX
6 2 (11.76%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
2 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps
2 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (17.65%) Line Management
3 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Web Design
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) OOD
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) Java
2 13 (76.47%) PHP
3 12 (70.59%) Ruby
4 8 (47.06%) C++
4 8 (47.06%) Perl
4 8 (47.06%) C
5 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 4 (23.53%) Scala
7 2 (11.76%) C#
8 1 (5.88%) SQL
8 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
8 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
8 1 (5.88%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) NFS
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Puppet
2 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (23.53%) OpenView
3 4 (23.53%) Control-M
3 4 (23.53%) NetBackup
4 2 (11.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) IBM
2 4 (23.53%) Sun
2 4 (23.53%) HP
2 4 (23.53%) Dell
2 4 (23.53%) Veritas
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Riverbed
4 1 (5.88%) Twitter
4 1 (5.88%) Zend
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