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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 78 92 77
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Permanent jobs citing Python 22 6 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.00% 0.59% 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.50% 1.22% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 15
Average salary £35,000 £67,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.14% +125.00%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
628 490 659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 57.19% 48.13% 59.64%
Number of salaries quoted 582 424 559
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Tunbridge Wells - 6 - -
Whitstable - 6 £32,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £70,000 -
West Malling - 1 £45,000 -
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 23 (58.97%) Java
2 21 (53.85%) Ruby
3 19 (48.72%) Linux
4 17 (43.59%) Software Engineering
5 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
6 13 (33.33%) MySQL
7 12 (30.77%) PHP
8 11 (28.21%) Red Hat
8 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (28.21%) Open Source
9 10 (25.64%) DevOps
10 9 (23.08%) React
10 9 (23.08%) Backbone.js
10 9 (23.08%) Apache Cordova
10 9 (23.08%) Node.js
10 9 (23.08%) SQL
11 8 (20.51%) Scrum
11 8 (20.51%) Big Data
11 8 (20.51%) JIRA
11 8 (20.51%) Unit Testing
11 8 (20.51%) Kanban
12 7 (17.95%) QA
12 7 (17.95%) Selenium
13 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
13 6 (15.38%) Finance
13 6 (15.38%) Shell Script
14 5 (12.82%) ISEB
14 5 (12.82%) Code Coverage
14 5 (12.82%) Jython
14 5 (12.82%) JUnit

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (23.08%) Node.js
2 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.82%) SAS
3 2 (5.13%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) LDAP
1 3 (7.69%) CDMA
1 3 (7.69%) GSM
1 3 (7.69%) UMTS
1 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 3 (7.69%) DNS
1 3 (7.69%) SAN
1 3 (7.69%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) MySQL
2 8 (20.51%) Big Data
3 5 (12.82%) Base SAS
4 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) JIRA
2 7 (17.95%) Selenium
3 5 (12.82%) JUnit
3 5 (12.82%) Subversion
3 5 (12.82%) PHPUnit
3 5 (12.82%) PyUnit
3 5 (12.82%) Mockito
3 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.69%) Maven
4 3 (7.69%) NetBeans
4 3 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (5.13%) PEAR
5 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.56%) Robot Framework
6 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.56%) Sahi
General
1 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (20.51%) Administrator
2 8 (20.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 8 (20.51%) Linux Administrator
2 8 (20.51%) Open Source Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Web Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) QA Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Junior Developer
7 2 (5.13%) UNIX Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Junior
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Junior Software Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) Backbone.js
1 9 (23.08%) Apache Cordova
1 9 (23.08%) React
2 3 (7.69%) Spring
3 2 (5.13%) jQuery
3 2 (5.13%) Yii
3 2 (5.13%) .NET
3 2 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.56%) SOAP
4 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) HACMP
1 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 3 (7.69%) Clustering
1 3 (7.69%) User Experience
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (7.69%) UNIX
2 3 (7.69%) AIX
2 3 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Software Engineering
2 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) Open Source
3 10 (25.64%) DevOps
4 8 (20.51%) Scrum
4 8 (20.51%) Kanban
4 8 (20.51%) Unit Testing
5 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (12.82%) Manual Testing
5 5 (12.82%) TDD
5 5 (12.82%) Code Coverage
5 5 (12.82%) Linear Regression
6 3 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Project Management
6 3 (7.69%) ETL
6 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.13%) OOP
7 2 (5.13%) OO
7 2 (5.13%) CRM
7 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (58.97%) Java
2 21 (53.85%) Ruby
3 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
4 12 (30.77%) PHP
5 9 (23.08%) SQL
6 6 (15.38%) Shell Script
7 5 (12.82%) Jython
7 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
7 5 (12.82%) R
8 3 (7.69%) C#
8 3 (7.69%) Perl
9 2 (5.13%) PHP5
10 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) ISEB
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) NFS
1 3 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) OpenView
1 3 (7.69%) Control-M
1 3 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 3 (7.69%) Puppet
1 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Red Hat
2 5 (12.82%) Tableau
3 3 (7.69%) HP
3 3 (7.69%) Veritas
4 2 (5.13%) Twitter
4 2 (5.13%) Symantec
4 2 (5.13%) Zend
5 1 (2.56%) Dell
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) Sun