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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 94 74 70
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -4
Permanent jobs citing Python 6 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.59% 1.91% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.21% 3.20% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 8
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 £49,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £32,500 £56,500
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
496 657 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 48.44% 59.78% 53.98%
Number of salaries quoted 428 558 383
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 - 1 £45,000 -
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (71.43%) Perl
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) DNS
2 9 (64.29%) Red Hat
2 9 (64.29%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Ruby
2 9 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (57.14%) DevOps
3 8 (57.14%) Puppet
3 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 8 (57.14%) Finance
4 7 (50.00%) MySQL
4 7 (50.00%) Solaris
4 7 (50.00%) JBoss
4 7 (50.00%) Apache
5 6 (42.86%) PHP
5 6 (42.86%) C
5 6 (42.86%) C++
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle
6 5 (35.71%) AIX
6 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
6 5 (35.71%) LDAP
6 5 (35.71%) UNIX
6 5 (35.71%) NFS
6 5 (35.71%) Control-M
6 5 (35.71%) NetBackup
6 5 (35.71%) IBM
6 5 (35.71%) VPN

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (50.00%) Apache
2 5 (35.71%) 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 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) DNS
3 5 (35.71%) SAN
3 5 (35.71%) VLAN
3 5 (35.71%) LDAP
3 5 (35.71%) VPN
4 4 (28.57%) LAN
4 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) DHCP
5 2 (14.29%) HTTP
5 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) 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 5 (35.71%) 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%) Maven
4 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Team Leader
1 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
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%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior UNIX Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior UNIX Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) 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 9 (64.29%) Linux
1 9 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Solaris
4 5 (35.71%) UNIX
4 5 (35.71%) AIX
4 5 (35.71%) CentOS
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (14.29%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
3 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) Network Design
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
6 1 (7.14%) Web Design
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) CAD
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Perl
2 9 (64.29%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) Ruby
3 6 (42.86%) C++
3 6 (42.86%) C
3 6 (42.86%) PHP
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
6 2 (14.29%) C#
7 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 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
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) NFS
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) VirtualBox
3 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (57.14%) Puppet
3 5 (35.71%) OpenView
3 5 (35.71%) Control-M
3 5 (35.71%) NetBackup
4 3 (21.43%) Vagrant
5 2 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Red Hat
2 7 (50.00%) JBoss
3 5 (35.71%) IBM
3 5 (35.71%) Sun
3 5 (35.71%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) Dell
3 5 (35.71%) Veritas
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco
6 2 (14.29%) Riverbed
7 1 (7.14%) Twitter