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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 75 95 73
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -22
Permanent jobs citing Python 18 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.82% 0.60% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.06% 1.11% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 19
Average salary £41,000 £57,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.69% +64.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £38,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £66,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +3.89%
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
589 629 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 59.68% 54.27% 47.08%
Number of salaries quoted 525 531 484
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
Sevenoaks - 2 £21,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - - 2
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 31 (64.58%) JavaScript
2 26 (54.17%) PHP
3 23 (47.92%) Java
4 19 (39.58%) Ruby
4 19 (39.58%) Open Source
4 19 (39.58%) Node.js
5 18 (37.50%) MySQL
6 17 (35.42%) Software Engineering
7 15 (31.25%) Backbone.js
7 15 (31.25%) Linux
7 15 (31.25%) Apache Cordova
8 14 (29.17%) React
9 13 (27.08%) User Experience
9 13 (27.08%) UNIX
10 11 (22.92%) Perl
10 11 (22.92%) Puppet
11 10 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (20.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 10 (20.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 10 (20.83%) HTML
11 10 (20.83%) AIX
11 10 (20.83%) Solaris
11 10 (20.83%) LDAP
11 10 (20.83%) NFS
11 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
11 10 (20.83%) DNS
11 10 (20.83%) Veritas
11 10 (20.83%) HACMP
11 10 (20.83%) Finance
11 10 (20.83%) Opscode Chef

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 19 (39.58%) Node.js
2 5 (10.42%) Apache
2 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.42%) SAS
2 5 (10.42%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (10.42%) Joomla!
3 3 (6.25%) ArcGIS
3 3 (6.25%) ArcIMS
3 3 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
1 5 (10.42%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) LDAP
1 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
1 10 (20.83%) DNS
2 7 (14.58%) SAN
3 6 (12.50%) Internet
4 2 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (37.50%) MySQL
2 5 (10.42%) Base SAS
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (10.42%) Selenium
3 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.17%) Subversion
4 2 (4.17%) PEAR
4 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.17%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) Software Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Web Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Administrator
5 5 (10.42%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Linux Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst Developer
7 3 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (6.25%) PHP Developer
8 2 (4.17%) UNIX Specialist
8 2 (4.17%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) Backbone.js
1 15 (31.25%) Apache Cordova
2 14 (29.17%) React
3 10 (20.83%) HTML
4 8 (16.67%) HTML5
5 7 (14.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (10.42%) CSS
6 5 (10.42%) .NET
6 5 (10.42%) CSS3
6 5 (10.42%) jQuery
7 3 (6.25%) Web Services
7 3 (6.25%) Dojo
8 2 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (4.17%) Symfony
8 2 (4.17%) Google Maps API
8 2 (4.17%) Yii
8 2 (4.17%) XHTML
9 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (39.58%) Open Source
2 13 (27.08%) User Experience
3 10 (20.83%) HACMP
4 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (18.75%) Clustering
5 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
6 5 (10.42%) iPad
6 5 (10.42%) iPhone
7 3 (6.25%) GIS
8 2 (4.17%) Social Media
9 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Linux
2 13 (27.08%) UNIX
3 10 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (20.83%) AIX
3 10 (20.83%) Solaris
4 1 (2.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Software Engineering
2 9 (18.75%) OO
3 8 (16.67%) Project Management
3 8 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
4 6 (12.50%) DevOps
5 5 (10.42%) Linear Regression
5 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.25%) Web Application Development
6 3 (6.25%) Multithreading
7 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.17%) BDD
7 2 (4.17%) OOP
8 1 (2.08%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.08%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.08%) Investment Management
8 1 (2.08%) Web Development
8 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (64.58%) JavaScript
2 26 (54.17%) PHP
3 23 (47.92%) Java
4 19 (39.58%) Ruby
5 11 (22.92%) Perl
6 8 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 5 (10.42%) R
7 5 (10.42%) C#
7 5 (10.42%) SQL
8 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
9 3 (6.25%) C++
9 3 (6.25%) C
9 3 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) WCAG
1 5 (10.42%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 10 (20.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 10 (20.83%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) Puppet
2 10 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (16.67%) NetBackup
4 7 (14.58%) OpenView
4 7 (14.58%) Control-M
5 1 (2.08%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Veritas
2 9 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 8 (16.67%) Oracle
3 8 (16.67%) HP
4 5 (10.42%) Dell
4 5 (10.42%) Symantec
4 5 (10.42%) IBM
4 5 (10.42%) Adobe
4 5 (10.42%) Sun
4 5 (10.42%) Sitecore
5 3 (6.25%) ESRI
5 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.17%) Google
6 2 (4.17%) Zend
6 2 (4.17%) Facebook
6 2 (4.17%) Twitter
7 1 (2.08%) SaltStack
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