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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
South East / Kent
Rank 70 86 88
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Permanent jobs citing Python 15 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.85% 1.23% 2.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.51% 2.35% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 22
Median salary £43,500 £35,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.67% -20.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £30,450 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £41,750 £59,050
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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
427 553 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.59% 52.12% 58.36%
Number of salaries quoted 349 486 575
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Folkestone - 5 £46,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £42,500 -
Rochester - 1 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £47,500 - 1
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) MySQL
2 11 (44.00%) R
3 10 (40.00%) Linux
4 8 (32.00%) Machine Learning
4 8 (32.00%) Analytics
5 7 (28.00%) Degree
5 7 (28.00%) Tomcat
5 7 (28.00%) LDAP
5 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
5 7 (28.00%) Debian
6 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
6 6 (24.00%) Finance
6 6 (24.00%) Statistics
6 6 (24.00%) Data Munging
7 5 (20.00%) Linear Algebra
7 5 (20.00%) Operations Research
7 5 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
7 5 (20.00%) Data Analytics
7 5 (20.00%) Java
7 5 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
8 4 (16.00%) Google
8 4 (16.00%) Scrum
8 4 (16.00%) SAS
8 4 (16.00%) Big Data
8 4 (16.00%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (16.00%) Visualisation
8 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (12.00%) Relational Database

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 7 (28.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (16.00%) SAS
3 3 (12.00%) Luigi
4 1 (4.00%) Apache
4 1 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) LDAP
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.00%) Big Data
3 3 (12.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (12.00%) Base SAS
3 3 (12.00%) BigQuery
3 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (12.00%) DB2
3 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.00%) Data Mining
5 1 (4.00%) MariaDB
5 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Bower
2 1 (4.00%) git-flow
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) JMeter
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Military
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Data Scientist
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Data Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Data Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.00%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.00%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) LAMP
2 1 (4.00%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (4.00%) JSON
2 1 (4.00%) Laravel
2 1 (4.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.00%) SciPy
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (24.00%) Statistics
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (12.00%) Credit Risk
4 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) Debian
3 2 (8.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) CentOS
4 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Analytics
1 8 (32.00%) Machine Learning
2 6 (24.00%) Data Munging
3 5 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 5 (20.00%) Linear Algebra
3 5 (20.00%) Operations Research
3 5 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 4 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (16.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.00%) ETL
6 2 (8.00%) Actionable Insight
6 2 (8.00%) OOP
6 2 (8.00%) Predictive Modelling
6 2 (8.00%) Software Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) R
3 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (12.00%) MATLAB
6 2 (8.00%) C++
6 2 (8.00%) PHP
6 2 (8.00%) Ruby
7 1 (4.00%) C
7 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) PhD
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Packer
1 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Google
2 3 (12.00%) Talend
3 2 (8.00%) Tableau
4 1 (4.00%) New Relic
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Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
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Salary: Excellent
Posted: 19 days ago