The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 51 59 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Permanent jobs citing Python 2 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.46% 0.64% 2.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 1.13% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 7
Average salary £36,250 £27,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.63% +0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £27,550 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £27,950 £29,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Python
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
237 265 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 54.86% 56.87% 61.85%
Number of salaries quoted 206 246 271
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Python
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Lancashire region.

Python Salary Trend in Lancashire

Python
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 31 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
Burnley - 2 £36,250 -
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (83.33%) PHP
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Internet
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) IIS
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) Django
3 3 (50.00%) Drupal
3 3 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Content Management
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (33.33%) Pacemaker
4 2 (33.33%) iptables
4 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 2 (33.33%) Corosync
4 2 (33.33%) KVM
4 2 (33.33%) logstash
4 2 (33.33%) Rsyslog
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Ceph
4 2 (33.33%) Bacula

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 (83.33%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) Drupal
2 3 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) nginx
3 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
3 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (33.33%) OpenVPN
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) FreeBSD
3 2 (33.33%) OpenBSD
3 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 2 (33.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Content Management
1 3 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) NFS
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) Postfix
1 2 (33.33%) Sendmail
1 2 (33.33%) Varnish
1 2 (33.33%) Dovecot
1 2 (33.33%) Openswan
1 2 (33.33%) SpamAssassin
1 2 (33.33%) OpenSIPS
1 2 (33.33%) Corosync
1 2 (33.33%) KVM
1 2 (33.33%) Ceph
1 2 (33.33%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Nagios
1 2 (33.33%) Cacti
1 2 (33.33%) Munin
1 2 (33.33%) yum
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (33.33%) logstash
1 2 (33.33%) Rsyslog
1 2 (33.33%) Bacula
1 2 (33.33%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (33.33%) Percona