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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 64 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Python 5 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.93% 0.42% 2.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.53% 0.70% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 11
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
326 287 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 60.82% 60.29% 58.66%
Number of salaries quoted 275 242 263
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £40,750 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 July 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
Preston - 3 £31,000 -
Burnley +7 2 - -
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) CentOS
3 3 (50.00%) nginx
3 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) Apache
3 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) Symfony
4 2 (33.33%) Zend
4 2 (33.33%) Zend Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Drupal
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Ext JS
4 2 (33.33%) WordPress
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Puppet
4 2 (33.33%) SilverStripe

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) nginx
2 2 (33.33%) SilverStripe
2 2 (33.33%) Node.js
2 2 (33.33%) Drupal
2 2 (33.33%) WordPress
3 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (16.67%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) Symfony
1 2 (33.33%) Zend Framework
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
1 2 (33.33%) Ext JS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) Yii
1 2 (33.33%) CSS3
1 2 (33.33%) Laravel
1 2 (33.33%) Ember.js
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (33.33%) li3
1 2 (33.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) FreeBSD
3 1 (16.67%) OpenBSD
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 3 (50.00%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) NFS
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Postfix
1 1 (16.67%) Sendmail
1 1 (16.67%) Varnish
1 1 (16.67%) Dovecot
1 1 (16.67%) Openswan
1 1 (16.67%) SpamAssassin
1 1 (16.67%) OpenSIPS
1 1 (16.67%) Corosync
1 1 (16.67%) KVM
1 1 (16.67%) Ceph
1 1 (16.67%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (16.67%) logstash
2 1 (16.67%) Rsyslog
2 1 (16.67%) Bacula
2 1 (16.67%) Pacemaker
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) Cacti
2 1 (16.67%) Munin
2 1 (16.67%) yum
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Zend
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) Percona
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) VMware