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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 91 78 70
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Permanent jobs citing Python 5 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.50% 1.59% 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.09% 2.72% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 10
Average salary £67,500 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+125.00% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £32,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
460 626 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 46.14% 58.50% 53.32%
Number of salaries quoted 392 541 367
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 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 19 September 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Kent

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (64.29%) Perl
1 9 (64.29%) Java
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
1 9 (64.29%) Ruby
2 8 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) DNS
2 8 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) DevOps
3 7 (50.00%) Puppet
4 6 (42.86%) MySQL
4 6 (42.86%) PHP
4 6 (42.86%) Solaris
4 6 (42.86%) JBoss
4 6 (42.86%) Apache
5 5 (35.71%) C
5 5 (35.71%) C++
5 5 (35.71%) CentOS
6 4 (28.57%) YAML
6 4 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (28.57%) VLAN
6 4 (28.57%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) Banking
6 4 (28.57%) SQL

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (42.86%) Apache
2 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 3 (21.43%) IIS
4 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) SAN
3 4 (28.57%) VLAN
3 4 (28.57%) LDAP
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) DHCP
3 4 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) HTTP
4 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SSDT
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) Ingres
4 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (7.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (21.43%) MSBuild
2 3 (21.43%) NuGet
3 2 (14.29%) WebLOAD
4 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.14%) Maven
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Publishing
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Graduate
3 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior UNIX Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior UNIX Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) YAML
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) WCF
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
3 1 (7.14%) LESS
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
1 8 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) Solaris
4 5 (35.71%) CentOS
5 4 (28.57%) UNIX
5 4 (28.57%) AIX
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (14.29%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Network Design
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Line Management
3 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Web Design
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) CAD
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
1 9 (64.29%) Perl
1 9 (64.29%) Ruby
2 6 (42.86%) PHP
3 5 (35.71%) C
3 5 (35.71%) C++
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 1 (7.14%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) NFS
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) VirtualBox
2 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (50.00%) Puppet
3 4 (28.57%) OpenView
3 4 (28.57%) Control-M
3 4 (28.57%) NetBackup
4 3 (21.43%) Vagrant
5 2 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 6 (42.86%) JBoss
3 4 (28.57%) IBM
3 4 (28.57%) Sun
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Dell
3 4 (28.57%) Veritas
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) Riverbed
6 1 (7.14%) Twitter