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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 84 79 109
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +30
Permanent jobs citing Python 16 23 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.46% 2.21% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.79% 3.78% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 2
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £30,600 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £59,600 £84,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
573 608 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.28% 58.46% 58.01%
Number of salaries quoted 499 544 579
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(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
Stansted - 2 £35,000 -
Dartford - 1 £42,500 -
Folkestone - 1 £40,000 -
Whitstable - 1 £32,000 -
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 23 (71.88%) Java
2 15 (46.88%) SQL
3 13 (40.63%) Ruby
4 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 9 (28.13%) PHP
6 9 (28.13%) Linux
6 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
6 9 (28.13%) Big Data
7 8 (25.00%) C#
8 7 (21.88%) Finance
8 7 (21.88%) Subversion
8 7 (21.88%) QA
8 7 (21.88%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (18.75%) Selenium
9 6 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (18.75%) JIRA
9 6 (18.75%) C
9 6 (18.75%) XML
9 6 (18.75%) ETL
10 5 (15.63%) MySQL
10 5 (15.63%) DB2
10 5 (15.63%) HTML
10 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (15.63%) Google
10 5 (15.63%) Amazon S3
10 5 (15.63%) Visualisation
10 5 (15.63%) Open Source
10 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (9.38%) Node.js
2 2 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (21.88%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (15.63%) Amazon Kinesis
2 5 (15.63%) Amazon S3
2 5 (15.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (15.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (6.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (6.25%) Heroku
3 2 (6.25%) IaaS
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.25%) PaaS
4 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) HTTP
2 3 (9.38%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) LDAP
2 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.25%) AMQP
4 1 (3.13%) CDMA
4 1 (3.13%) GSM
4 1 (3.13%) LTE
4 1 (3.13%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) Big Data
2 5 (15.63%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (15.63%) Amazon Redshift
2 5 (15.63%) BigQuery
2 5 (15.63%) DB2
2 5 (15.63%) MySQL
3 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.25%) Neo4j
4 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Subversion
2 6 (18.75%) JIRA
2 6 (18.75%) Selenium
3 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
3 5 (15.63%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
5 3 (9.38%) Robot Framework
5 3 (9.38%) Sahi
5 3 (9.38%) SoapUI
6 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (6.25%) JUnit
6 2 (6.25%) Mockito
6 2 (6.25%) PEAR
6 2 (6.25%) PHPUnit
6 2 (6.25%) PyUnit
7 1 (3.13%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (3.13%) Maven
7 1 (3.13%) NetBeans
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Automotive
3 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Java Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Python Developer
3 4 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Linux Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Programmer
4 3 (9.38%) Python Programmer
4 3 (9.38%) QA Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Graduate
5 2 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Graduate Python Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
1 6 (18.75%) XML
2 5 (15.63%) HTML
3 4 (12.50%) Symfony
3 4 (12.50%) XHTML
3 4 (12.50%) Yii
4 3 (9.38%) React
4 3 (9.38%) SOAP
4 3 (9.38%) Spring
4 3 (9.38%) Web Services
5 2 (6.25%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (6.25%) Backbone.js
5 2 (6.25%) JMS
5 2 (6.25%) Kafka
5 2 (6.25%) PhoneGap
5 2 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.13%) Ember.js
6 1 (3.13%) Express
6 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Visualisation
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) HACMP
3 2 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Android
3 3 (9.38%) AIX
3 3 (9.38%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Solaris
3 3 (9.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
3 6 (18.75%) ETL
4 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (15.63%) Open Source
5 4 (12.50%) Project Management
5 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.38%) BDD
6 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.38%) DevOps
6 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.38%) Kanban
6 3 (9.38%) Keyword-Driven Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) Java
2 15 (46.88%) SQL
3 13 (40.63%) Ruby
4 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 9 (28.13%) PHP
6 8 (25.00%) C#
7 6 (18.75%) C
8 4 (12.50%) Perl
9 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
9 3 (9.38%) VB
10 2 (6.25%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (6.25%) Go
10 2 (6.25%) Jython
11 1 (3.13%) ES6
11 1 (3.13%) R
11 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SDET
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) NFS
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Clusterware
1 3 (9.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (6.25%) Docker
2 2 (6.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Puppet
1 3 (9.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (6.25%) Cacti
2 2 (6.25%) Ganglia
2 2 (6.25%) Graphite
2 2 (6.25%) Hyperic
2 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.25%) logstash
2 2 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Google
1 5 (15.63%) Talend
2 4 (12.50%) Zend
3 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.38%) Veritas
4 2 (6.25%) New Relic
4 2 (6.25%) Splunk
4 2 (6.25%) Tableau
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) Adobe
5 1 (3.13%) Facebook
5 1 (3.13%) Yahoo!
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