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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 63 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Python 3 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.59% 2.14% 1.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 3.43% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 8
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £20,000 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
333 321 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 65.81% 62.45% 56.79%
Number of salaries quoted 280 293 274
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,350 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 20 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
Burnley -7 2 £35,000 +75.00%
Rossendale - 1 £37,500 - 2
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (71.43%) PHP
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) MooTools
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Content Management
3 2 (28.57%) Document Management
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Ajax
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Django
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Bugzilla
3 2 (28.57%) Process Management
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) OSPF
1 1 (14.29%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Bugzilla
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Developer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) MooTools
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) Ajax
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (28.57%) Django
3 1 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (14.29%) Laravel
3 1 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
1 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) Document Management
2 2 (28.57%) Process Management
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
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