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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 77 97 65
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -32
Permanent jobs citing Python 19 9 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.72% 0.77% 2.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.81% 1.45% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 26
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £40,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £60,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
675 621 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 61.25% 53.30% 60.15%
Number of salaries quoted 600 558 553
Average salary £38,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.22% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 30 June 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 30 June 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 - -
Sevenoaks - 2 £21,500 -
Maidstone +8 1 £70,000 +211.11%
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 30 (61.22%) JavaScript
2 25 (51.02%) PHP
2 25 (51.02%) Ruby
3 23 (46.94%) MySQL
4 22 (44.90%) Java
5 18 (36.73%) Open Source
6 16 (32.65%) Node.js
7 15 (30.61%) Linux
8 14 (28.57%) Backbone.js
8 14 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 14 (28.57%) Apache Cordova
9 13 (26.53%) React
10 10 (20.41%) DevOps
11 9 (18.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (18.37%) User Experience
11 9 (18.37%) OO
11 9 (18.37%) UNIX
12 8 (16.33%) AIX
12 8 (16.33%) Solaris
12 8 (16.33%) Perl
12 8 (16.33%) HTML
12 8 (16.33%) LDAP
12 8 (16.33%) NFS
12 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
12 8 (16.33%) DNS
12 8 (16.33%) Finance
12 8 (16.33%) Veritas
12 8 (16.33%) HACMP
12 8 (16.33%) Puppet
12 8 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 16 (32.65%) Node.js
2 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.20%) SAS
2 5 (10.20%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (10.20%) Joomla!
3 4 (8.16%) Apache
4 3 (6.12%) IIS
4 3 (6.12%) ArcGIS
4 3 (6.12%) ArcIMS
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
1 5 (10.20%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
1 8 (16.33%) DNS
1 8 (16.33%) LDAP
2 6 (12.24%) SAN
3 3 (6.12%) Internet
4 2 (4.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.94%) MySQL
2 5 (10.20%) Base SAS
3 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (10.20%) Selenium
3 4 (8.16%) PEAR
4 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.08%) Subversion
5 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Banking
3 5 (10.20%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.08%) Marketing
4 2 (4.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) Web Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Administrator
3 8 (16.33%) Software Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (12.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (12.24%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (12.24%) Open Source Developer
6 5 (10.20%) PHP Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Analyst Developer
8 3 (6.12%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Linux Consultant
9 2 (4.08%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) Backbone.js
1 14 (28.57%) Apache Cordova
2 13 (26.53%) React
3 9 (18.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (16.33%) HTML
5 7 (14.29%) jQuery
6 6 (12.24%) HTML5
7 5 (10.20%) CSS3
7 5 (10.20%) .NET
7 5 (10.20%) CSS
8 4 (8.16%) Yii
9 3 (6.12%) Web Services
9 3 (6.12%) Dojo
10 2 (4.08%) Symfony
10 2 (4.08%) Google Maps API
10 2 (4.08%) XHTML
10 2 (4.08%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) User Experience
2 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.33%) HACMP
3 7 (14.29%) Clustering
4 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
5 5 (10.20%) iPhone
5 5 (10.20%) iPad
6 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
6 3 (6.12%) GIS
7 2 (4.08%) Social Media
8 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Linux
2 9 (18.37%) UNIX
3 8 (16.33%) AIX
3 8 (16.33%) Solaris
3 8 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Open Source
2 14 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 10 (20.41%) DevOps
4 9 (18.37%) OO
5 7 (14.29%) Project Management
5 7 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.20%) Linear Regression
7 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.08%) OOP
7 2 (4.08%) BDD
8 1 (2.04%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.04%) Web Development
8 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.04%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.04%) Investment Management
8 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 30 (61.22%) JavaScript
2 25 (51.02%) PHP
2 25 (51.02%) Ruby
3 22 (44.90%) Java
4 8 (16.33%) Perl
5 7 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 5 (10.20%) R
6 5 (10.20%) SQL
6 5 (10.20%) C#
7 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.08%) PHP5
9 1 (2.04%) Scala
9 1 (2.04%) C++
9 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) WCAG
1 5 (10.20%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) NFS
1 8 (16.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 8 (16.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) Puppet
1 8 (16.33%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 6 (12.24%) OpenView
3 6 (12.24%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Veritas
2 7 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle
2 7 (14.29%) HP
3 5 (10.20%) Sitecore
3 5 (10.20%) Adobe
4 4 (8.16%) Sun
4 4 (8.16%) IBM
4 4 (8.16%) Symantec
4 4 (8.16%) Dell
4 4 (8.16%) Zend
4 4 (8.16%) Twitter
5 3 (6.12%) ESRI
5 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.08%) Google
6 2 (4.08%) Facebook
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