The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 73 150 122
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -28
Permanent jobs citing Python 101 33 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.09% 0.90% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.03% 1.85% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 81 31 22
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +3.89%
Python
West Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1675 1779 1485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 51.18% 48.78% 56.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1423 1493 1208
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Python
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Python Salary Trend in Leeds

Python
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Leeds

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 110 (59.78%) Linux
2 86 (46.74%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (44.57%) Ruby
4 73 (39.67%) Bash Shell
5 72 (39.13%) PHP
6 70 (38.04%) DevOps
7 67 (36.41%) Opscode Chef
7 67 (36.41%) Java
7 67 (36.41%) SQL
8 60 (32.61%) Puppet
9 58 (31.52%) Configuration Management
10 47 (25.54%) MongoDB
11 46 (25.00%) UNIX
12 45 (24.46%) Perl
12 45 (24.46%) Continuous Integration
13 40 (21.74%) Software Engineering
14 39 (21.20%) C#
15 37 (20.11%) .NET
16 36 (19.57%) JavaScript
17 35 (19.02%) Oracle
18 33 (17.93%) Degree
19 32 (17.39%) Open Source
20 30 (16.30%) C++
21 29 (15.76%) MySQL
21 29 (15.76%) Node.js
21 29 (15.76%) Cobbler
22 28 (15.22%) XML
23 25 (13.59%) Tivoli
24 24 (13.04%) jQuery
24 24 (13.04%) TDD

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 29 (15.76%) Node.js
2 12 (6.52%) SAS
2 12 (6.52%) Apache
3 10 (5.43%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.09%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.09%) Drupal
5 1 (0.54%) ArcSDE
5 1 (0.54%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.54%) lighttpd
5 1 (0.54%) Moodle
5 1 (0.54%) WordPress
5 1 (0.54%) JBoss
5 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.54%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (6.52%) SPSS
2 2 (1.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.63%) PaaS
2 3 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (1.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.70%) Internet
2 13 (7.07%) SAN
2 13 (7.07%) DNS
3 11 (5.98%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.26%) LAN
5 4 (2.17%) DHCP
5 4 (2.17%) LDAP
6 3 (1.63%) SSH
6 3 (1.63%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (1.63%) SSL
7 1 (0.54%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.54%) VPN
7 1 (0.54%) VoIP
7 1 (0.54%) WAN
7 1 (0.54%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.54%) MongoDB
2 29 (15.76%) MySQL
3 22 (11.96%) Redis
4 20 (10.87%) NoSQL
5 13 (7.07%) Riak
5 13 (7.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (7.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (7.07%) QlikView
5 13 (7.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (7.07%) SQL Server
6 12 (6.52%) Pentaho
7 8 (4.35%) Couchbase
7 8 (4.35%) SimpleDB
8 5 (2.72%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 4 (2.17%) Base SAS
10 3 (1.63%) OLAP
10 3 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.63%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (9.24%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.15%) Jenkins
3 14 (7.61%) Hudson
4 10 (5.43%) NUnit
5 9 (4.89%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.17%) Maven
7 3 (1.63%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.54%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.54%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (2.72%) Games
2 3 (1.63%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.09%) Finance
3 2 (1.09%) Banking
4 1 (0.54%) Local Government
4 1 (0.54%) Marketing
4 1 (0.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 60 (32.61%) Developer
2 58 (31.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 14 (7.61%) Consultant
5 13 (7.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 12 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (5.98%) Software Engineer
8 10 (5.43%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 9 (4.89%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (4.89%) Software Developer
9 9 (4.89%) Architect
9 9 (4.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.35%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.35%) Administrator
10 8 (4.35%) SAS BI Consultant
10 8 (4.35%) Technical Leader
11 7 (3.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.80%) Junior
11 7 (3.80%) Web Developer
12 6 (3.26%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (20.11%) .NET
2 28 (15.22%) XML
3 24 (13.04%) jQuery
4 18 (9.78%) LAMP
5 17 (9.24%) CSS
5 17 (9.24%) HTML
6 16 (8.70%) Ajax
6 16 (8.70%) Web Services
7 14 (7.61%) ASP.NET
8 12 (6.52%) JSON
8 12 (6.52%) Memcached
9 11 (5.98%) AngularJS
10 10 (5.43%) Ember.js
10 10 (5.43%) J2EE
10 10 (5.43%) NHibernate
11 9 (4.89%) HTML5
12 8 (4.35%) CSS3
12 8 (4.35%) Dojo
13 7 (3.80%) Backbone.js
14 4 (2.17%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.39%) Open Source
2 12 (6.52%) Visualisation
3 11 (5.98%) Client/Server
4 8 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.72%) RIA
5 5 (2.72%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.72%) User Experience
6 4 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.63%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.63%) Replication
8 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.09%) GIS
8 2 (1.09%) Social Media
8 2 (1.09%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.54%) NHS
9 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 110 (59.78%) Linux
2 46 (25.00%) UNIX
3 22 (11.96%) Windows
4 17 (9.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (4.89%) CentOS
6 7 (3.80%) Ubuntu
7 6 (3.26%) Apple iOS
7 6 (3.26%) Android
8 5 (2.72%) Windows Phone 7
8 5 (2.72%) Windows Phone
9 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.63%) Debian
11 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (46.74%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (38.04%) DevOps
3 58 (31.52%) Configuration Management
4 45 (24.46%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (21.74%) Software Engineering
6 24 (13.04%) TDD
7 20 (10.87%) OO
7 20 (10.87%) MVC
8 17 (9.24%) Software Delivery
9 16 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (8.70%) Scrum
9 16 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (7.61%) Analytics
10 14 (7.61%) DSDM
11 12 (6.52%) Business Analytics
11 12 (6.52%) SOA
11 12 (6.52%) Business Analysis
12 11 (5.98%) Incident Management
13 8 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 82 (44.57%) Ruby
2 73 (39.67%) Bash Shell
3 72 (39.13%) PHP
4 67 (36.41%) Java
4 67 (36.41%) SQL
5 45 (24.46%) Perl
6 39 (21.20%) C#
7 36 (19.57%) JavaScript
8 30 (16.30%) C++
9 18 (9.78%) Shell Script
10 14 (7.61%) R
11 11 (5.98%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.17%) C
13 2 (1.09%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (17.93%) Degree
2 5 (2.72%) RHCE
3 1 (0.54%) CCNA
3 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 11 (5.98%) vSphere
2 8 (4.35%) Firmware
3 7 (3.80%) Xen
4 3 (1.63%) XenServer
4 3 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.63%) KVM
5 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 67 (36.41%) Opscode Chef
2 60 (32.61%) Puppet
3 29 (15.76%) Cobbler
4 25 (13.59%) Tivoli
5 19 (10.33%) Salt
6 3 (1.63%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.63%) Nagios
7 2 (1.09%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.54%) Opsview
8 1 (0.54%) Ansible
8 1 (0.54%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.54%) Graphite
Vendors
1 35 (19.02%) Oracle
2 23 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 15 (8.15%) VMware
5 14 (7.61%) Business Objects
6 13 (7.07%) Tableau
7 12 (6.52%) IBM
7 12 (6.52%) Cognos
8 9 (4.89%) Splunk
8 9 (4.89%) Cisco
9 8 (4.35%) Cloudera
9 8 (4.35%) Teradata
10 1 (0.54%) Riverbed
10 1 (0.54%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.54%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.54%) Tealeaf
10 1 (0.54%) HP
10 1 (0.54%) Juniper
10 1 (0.54%) CA
10 1 (0.54%) Sony
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Salary: Bens + Superb Pension!
Posted: 11 hours ago
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