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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 124 125 130
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Python 64 36 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.69% 1.23% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.84% 2.39% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 52 35 29
Average salary £43,750 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.67% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,871 £31,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1665 1509 1578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 43.99% 51.54% 58.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1270 1278 1397
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 31 October 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Leeds

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 76 (64.41%) Linux
1 76 (64.41%) Ruby
2 70 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (51.69%) DevOps
4 54 (45.76%) PHP
5 52 (44.07%) Bash Shell
6 51 (43.22%) JavaScript
7 45 (38.14%) Puppet
8 41 (34.75%) Opscode Chef
9 38 (32.20%) Scrum
10 37 (31.36%) LAMP
10 37 (31.36%) Java
11 33 (27.97%) SQL
11 33 (27.97%) MySQL
12 32 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (26.27%) Apache
14 30 (25.42%) Degree
15 28 (23.73%) Jenkins
16 27 (22.88%) Open Source
17 24 (20.34%) Perl
17 24 (20.34%) UNIX
18 23 (19.49%) Oracle
19 22 (18.64%) C++
19 22 (18.64%) Node.js
20 21 (17.80%) NoSQL
20 21 (17.80%) C#
20 21 (17.80%) HTML
20 21 (17.80%) Configuration Management
21 20 (16.95%) Git (software)
22 18 (15.25%) nginx

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 31 (26.27%) Apache
2 22 (18.64%) Node.js
3 18 (15.25%) nginx
4 12 (10.17%) Tomcat
5 10 (8.47%) WebSphere
6 7 (5.93%) WebLogic
6 7 (5.93%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (2.54%) GlassFish
7 3 (2.54%) WordPress
7 3 (2.54%) CICS
7 3 (2.54%) Tornado
8 1 (0.85%) Drupal
8 1 (0.85%) lighttpd
8 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.85%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.85%) ArcSDE
8 1 (0.85%) IIS
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.85%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.54%) Amazon S3
2 3 (2.54%) Route 53
3 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.17%) Internet
2 8 (6.78%) HTTP
3 7 (5.93%) AMQP
4 4 (3.39%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.39%) DNS
5 3 (2.54%) SNMP
5 3 (2.54%) LDAP
6 2 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.85%) SMPP
7 1 (0.85%) SSH
7 1 (0.85%) SMS
7 1 (0.85%) VoIP
7 1 (0.85%) DHCP
7 1 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.97%) MySQL
2 21 (17.80%) NoSQL
3 13 (11.02%) Redis
4 10 (8.47%) MongoDB
5 9 (7.63%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.78%) Hadoop
6 8 (6.78%) SQL Server
7 6 (5.08%) RDBMS
7 6 (5.08%) Riak
8 3 (2.54%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.69%) Big Data
10 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.85%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.85%) SimpleDB
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (23.73%) Jenkins
2 20 (16.95%) Git (software)
3 11 (9.32%) Hudson
3 11 (9.32%) CruiseControl
4 6 (5.08%) TeamCity
4 6 (5.08%) Grunt
5 3 (2.54%) JUnit
5 3 (2.54%) Subversion
5 3 (2.54%) Maven
5 3 (2.54%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.69%) Automake
General
1 10 (8.47%) Games
2 5 (4.24%) Advertising
3 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.69%) Finance
4 2 (1.69%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (37.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (27.97%) Developer
3 18 (15.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 14 (11.86%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (9.32%) Architect
6 9 (7.63%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (7.63%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.78%) Software Engineer
7 8 (6.78%) Senior Architect
8 7 (5.93%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.93%) DevOps Specialist
9 6 (5.08%) Senior Technician
9 6 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) Graduate
9 6 (5.08%) UNIX Systems Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) PHP Developer
9 6 (5.08%) UNIX Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) Graduate Developer
10 5 (4.24%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (31.36%) LAMP
2 21 (17.80%) HTML
3 16 (13.56%) XML
4 15 (12.71%) Web Services
4 15 (12.71%) .NET
5 13 (11.02%) CSS
5 13 (11.02%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (8.47%) ActiveMQ
7 9 (7.63%) ASP.NET
7 9 (7.63%) jQuery
8 8 (6.78%) JSON
8 8 (6.78%) J2EE
9 5 (4.24%) WinForms
9 5 (4.24%) REST
10 4 (3.39%) Dojo
10 4 (3.39%) Ajax
10 4 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (3.39%) Memcached
11 3 (2.54%) Spine.js
11 3 (2.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.88%) Open Source
2 12 (10.17%) Clustering
3 10 (8.47%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.93%) RIA
4 7 (5.93%) User Experience
4 7 (5.93%) Symmetrix
5 4 (3.39%) Replication
5 4 (3.39%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.39%) NHS
6 3 (2.54%) W3C
6 3 (2.54%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.69%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.85%) GIS
8 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.85%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 76 (64.41%) Linux
2 24 (20.34%) UNIX
3 12 (10.17%) Solaris
4 9 (7.63%) CentOS
5 8 (6.78%) Windows
6 5 (4.24%) Ubuntu
7 4 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.54%) zOS
9 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.85%) Android
9 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (51.69%) DevOps
3 38 (32.20%) Scrum
4 32 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (17.80%) Configuration Management
6 15 (12.71%) Software Engineering
7 14 (11.86%) DSDM
8 10 (8.47%) Content Management
9 9 (7.63%) MVC
9 9 (7.63%) TDD
10 8 (6.78%) RUP
11 7 (5.93%) UML
11 7 (5.93%) Project Management
11 7 (5.93%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (5.93%) Network Load Balancing
11 7 (5.93%) Load Testing
11 7 (5.93%) High Availability
11 7 (5.93%) Test Planning
12 6 (5.08%) Load Balancing
13 3 (2.54%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 76 (64.41%) Ruby
2 54 (45.76%) PHP
3 52 (44.07%) Bash Shell
4 51 (43.22%) JavaScript
5 37 (31.36%) Java
6 33 (27.97%) SQL
7 24 (20.34%) Perl
8 22 (18.64%) C++
9 21 (17.80%) C#
10 14 (11.86%) Shell Script
11 6 (5.08%) C
12 3 (2.54%) COBOL
12 3 (2.54%) Embedded C
12 3 (2.54%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.54%) Groovy
12 3 (2.54%) Scala
12 3 (2.54%) R
13 2 (1.69%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.69%) PHP5
14 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 30 (25.42%) Degree
2 2 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.69%) HND
2 2 (1.69%) ISEB
3 1 (0.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.63%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (5.08%) Xen
1 6 (5.08%) Varnish
2 4 (3.39%) Firmware
2 4 (3.39%) vSphere
3 3 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.54%) XenServer
3 3 (2.54%) KVM
4 1 (0.85%) Docker
4 1 (0.85%) LXC
Systems Management
1 45 (38.14%) Puppet
2 41 (34.75%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (13.56%) Cobbler
4 14 (11.86%) Tivoli
5 6 (5.08%) Capistrano
6 3 (2.54%) Opsview
6 3 (2.54%) Nagios
6 3 (2.54%) WMI
6 3 (2.54%) ZABBIX
6 3 (2.54%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (19.49%) Oracle
2 13 (11.02%) VMware
3 11 (9.32%) Splunk
4 7 (5.93%) F5
4 7 (5.93%) Cisco
4 7 (5.93%) EMC
5 6 (5.08%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.54%) Zend
6 3 (2.54%) Riverbed
6 3 (2.54%) Tealeaf
7 2 (1.69%) Percona
8 1 (0.85%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.85%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.85%) Google
8 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.85%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.85%) CA
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Inter-vention UK Ltd
Salary: car allowance + bonus and large co Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum to £55,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 20% bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago