The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 50 52 70
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +18
Permanent jobs citing Python 5 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.09% 2.08% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.95% 3.21% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Average salary £28,000 £27,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% -9.83%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
256 312 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 55.90% 65.00% 59.84%
Number of salaries quoted 230 280 359
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,508 £24,000 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,100 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Python
North West

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn - 2 £27,750 -
Burnley - 1 £28,000 -
Preston - 1 - -
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (64.29%) SQL
1 9 (64.29%) Validation
1 9 (64.29%) Computer Science
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Military
3 3 (21.43%) Ajax
3 3 (21.43%) Content Management
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) MySQL
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (21.43%) Django
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) MooTools
4 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) Marketing
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 2 (14.29%) Apache
4 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Document Management
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Bugzilla
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 6 (42.86%) Military
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Software Engineer
1 9 (64.29%) Verification Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) Junior
3 1 (7.14%) Graduate
3 1 (7.14%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Ajax
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) Django
1 3 (21.43%) jQuery
2 2 (14.29%) MooTools
2 2 (14.29%) HTML5
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Validation
2 3 (21.43%) Content Management
3 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 2 (14.29%) Document Management
3 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Process Management
3 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
Nelson, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago