The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester 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 50 58 64
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Python 8 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.71% 0.52% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.10% 0.85% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 3
Average salary £37,500 £19,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+97.36% -41.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £18,200 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £19,800 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Python
Leicestershire

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

Programming Languages Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
258 235 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 55.13% 61.68% 68.42%
Number of salaries quoted 239 219 252
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,479
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Python
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Python Salary Trend in Leicester

Python
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Leicester

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 17 (70.83%) C
1 17 (70.83%) C++
2 13 (54.17%) Degree
3 12 (50.00%) Firmware
4 11 (45.83%) Regression Testing
4 11 (45.83%) Integration Testing
5 9 (37.50%) ISEB
5 9 (37.50%) VHDL
5 9 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 9 (37.50%) Time Management
6 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 6 (25.00%) C#
8 5 (20.83%) Linux
9 4 (16.67%) Finance
9 4 (16.67%) Windows
9 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
10 3 (12.50%) Image Processing
10 3 (12.50%) Video Processing
10 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
10 3 (12.50%) Puppet
10 3 (12.50%) Video Analytics
10 3 (12.50%) OpenStack
10 3 (12.50%) Analytics
10 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
10 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (12.50%) Ansible
10 3 (12.50%) MATLAB
10 3 (12.50%) Aerospace
10 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 3 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Simulink
2 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) GSM
1 2 (8.33%) UMTS
1 2 (8.33%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) DB2
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) MS Access
3 1 (4.17%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) Ant
3 1 (4.17%) ClearCase
3 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.17%) Hudson
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Aerospace
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Test Engineer
2 10 (41.67%) Software Engineer
3 9 (37.50%) Software Test Engineer
4 8 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Systems Support
7 2 (8.33%) Systems Support Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Web Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Web Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (4.17%) Principal Systems Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Report Writer
8 1 (4.17%) Principal Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Programmer
8 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) Swing
2 1 (4.17%) AWT
2 1 (4.17%) Cocoa
2 1 (4.17%) Android SDK
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Firmware
2 9 (37.50%) VHDL
3 1 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Regression Testing
1 11 (45.83%) Integration Testing
2 9 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 9 (37.50%) Time Management
3 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Image Processing
5 3 (12.50%) Video Processing
5 3 (12.50%) Video Analytics
5 3 (12.50%) Analytics
5 3 (12.50%) OO
5 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.33%) UML
6 2 (8.33%) Validation
6 2 (8.33%) DevOps
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL
7 1 (4.17%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) C
1 17 (70.83%) C++
2 6 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) Perl
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) MATLAB
3 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.33%) Tcl
4 2 (8.33%) VBScript
4 2 (8.33%) PHP
4 2 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) VB
5 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Degree
2 9 (37.50%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Puppet
1 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (12.50%) Ansible
2 2 (8.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) SAP
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) MKS
3 1 (4.17%) Cognos
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
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