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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 64 109 86
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -23
Permanent jobs citing Python 30 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.16% 0.33% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.42% 0.58% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 4
Average salary £45,000 £68,750 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.54% +89.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £41,750 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £61,600 £87,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
553 692 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 58.21% 57.05% 41.84%
Number of salaries quoted 491 551 406
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Maidstone - 5 £36,250 - 1
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 34 (70.83%) PHP
2 33 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 29 (60.42%) Java
4 25 (52.08%) Node.js
5 23 (47.92%) Open Source
5 23 (47.92%) Software Engineering
6 22 (45.83%) Ruby
7 19 (39.58%) MySQL
8 18 (37.50%) Linux
9 17 (35.42%) UNIX
9 17 (35.42%) Backbone.js
10 16 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
11 15 (31.25%) User Experience
11 15 (31.25%) React
12 12 (25.00%) HTML
13 11 (22.92%) Perl
13 11 (22.92%) Puppet
14 10 (20.83%) HTML5
14 10 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (20.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 10 (20.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 10 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
14 10 (20.83%) AIX
14 10 (20.83%) Solaris
14 10 (20.83%) LDAP
14 10 (20.83%) NFS
14 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
14 10 (20.83%) DNS
14 10 (20.83%) Veritas
14 10 (20.83%) HACMP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 25 (52.08%) Node.js
2 5 (10.42%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (10.42%) Joomla!
2 5 (10.42%) Apache
2 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.25%) ArcGIS
3 3 (6.25%) ArcIMS
3 3 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) LDAP
1 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
1 10 (20.83%) DNS
2 8 (16.67%) Internet
3 7 (14.58%) SAN
4 2 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (39.58%) MySQL
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 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%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.17%) PEAR
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.17%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Software Engineer
2 15 (31.25%) Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) PHP Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 3 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) UNIX Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) UNIX Specialist
7 2 (4.17%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (35.42%) Backbone.js
2 16 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
3 15 (31.25%) React
4 12 (25.00%) HTML
5 10 (20.83%) HTML5
6 7 (14.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (10.42%) CSS3
7 5 (10.42%) jQuery
7 5 (10.42%) CSS
8 4 (8.33%) Yii
9 3 (6.25%) Web Services
9 3 (6.25%) .NET
9 3 (6.25%) Dojo
10 2 (4.17%) Symfony
10 2 (4.17%) XHTML
10 2 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (4.17%) Google Maps API
11 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (47.92%) Open Source
2 15 (31.25%) User Experience
3 10 (20.83%) HACMP
4 9 (18.75%) Clustering
4 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
6 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 5 (10.42%) iPhone
7 5 (10.42%) iPad
8 3 (6.25%) GIS
9 2 (4.17%) Social Media
10 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Linux
2 17 (35.42%) UNIX
3 10 (20.83%) AIX
3 10 (20.83%) Solaris
3 10 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Software Engineering
2 8 (16.67%) Project Management
2 8 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 7 (14.58%) OO
4 5 (10.42%) DevOps
5 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.25%) Multithreading
6 3 (6.25%) Web Application Development
6 3 (6.25%) Web Development
7 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.17%) BDD
8 1 (2.08%) Investment Management
8 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.08%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.08%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) PHP
2 33 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 29 (60.42%) Java
4 22 (45.83%) Ruby
5 11 (22.92%) Perl
6 8 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 7 (14.58%) C++
7 7 (14.58%) C
7 7 (14.58%) Scala
8 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
9 3 (6.25%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) WCAG
1 5 (10.42%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) NFS
1 10 (20.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 10 (20.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
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%) Sitecore
4 5 (10.42%) IBM
4 5 (10.42%) Adobe
4 5 (10.42%) Sun
4 5 (10.42%) Symantec
5 4 (8.33%) Zend
6 3 (6.25%) ESRI
6 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.17%) Google
7 2 (4.17%) Facebook
7 2 (4.17%) Twitter
8 1 (2.08%) SaltStack
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