The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 99 64 73
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +9
Permanent jobs citing Python 7 31 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.62% 2.92% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.17% 4.79% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 24 6
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -24.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,700 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £37,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
599 647 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.92% 60.98% 55.35%
Number of salaries quoted 533 548 402
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Python
South East

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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
Sittingbourne - 2 £47,250 -
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 8 (61.54%) Perl
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
2 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Ruby
2 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (46.15%) DevOps
3 6 (46.15%) Puppet
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) MySQL
4 5 (38.46%) Solaris
4 5 (38.46%) JBoss
4 5 (38.46%) Apache
4 5 (38.46%) CentOS
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
5 4 (30.77%) LAN
5 4 (30.77%) WAN
5 4 (30.77%) DHCP
5 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (30.77%) PHP
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
5 4 (30.77%) C
5 4 (30.77%) C++
5 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (38.46%) Apache
2 3 (23.08%) IIS
2 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) AutoCAD
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) DNS
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 4 (30.77%) DHCP
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
4 3 (23.08%) SAN
4 3 (23.08%) LDAP
4 3 (23.08%) VLAN
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) HTTP
6 1 (7.69%) RTP
6 1 (7.69%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) SSDT
3 2 (15.38%) Ingres
4 1 (7.69%) Redis
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (23.08%) NuGet
1 3 (23.08%) MSBuild
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) WebLOAD
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Publishing
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Team Leader
1 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Graduate
3 1 (7.69%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) YAML
1 3 (23.08%) WCF
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.69%) LESS
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) CSS3
2 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Streaming Video
2 1 (7.69%) Firmware
2 1 (7.69%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
1 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Solaris
3 5 (38.46%) CentOS
4 3 (23.08%) AIX
4 3 (23.08%) UNIX
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps
2 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
3 3 (23.08%) Network Design
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) CAD
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) OOD
5 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
5 1 (7.69%) Web Design
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Perl
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) Ruby
3 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) PHP
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 4 (30.77%) C
3 4 (30.77%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) PHP5
5 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) NFS
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (23.08%) VirtualBox
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (46.15%) Puppet
3 3 (23.08%) Control-M
3 3 (23.08%) OpenView
3 3 (23.08%) NetBackup
3 3 (23.08%) Vagrant
4 2 (15.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
2 5 (38.46%) JBoss
3 3 (23.08%) IBM
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Sun
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Dell
3 3 (23.08%) Veritas
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Riverbed
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Twitter