The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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 Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 54 60 62
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Python 12 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.18% 0.55% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.79% 0.88% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 6
Average salary £34,000 £19,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.94% -41.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £18,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £19,800 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Programming Languages Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
317 228 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 57.64% 62.81% 69.61%
Number of salaries quoted 295 211 266
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Python
Leicestershire

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 22 July 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Leicester

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 16 (76.19%) C
2 15 (71.43%) C++
3 12 (57.14%) Firmware
3 12 (57.14%) Degree
4 11 (52.38%) Integration Testing
4 11 (52.38%) Regression Testing
5 9 (42.86%) ISEB
5 9 (42.86%) VHDL
5 9 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 9 (42.86%) Time Management
6 8 (38.10%) Software Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Linux
7 5 (23.81%) C#
8 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
9 3 (14.29%) Windows
9 3 (14.29%) Finance
9 3 (14.29%) Aerospace
9 3 (14.29%) DB2
9 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (14.29%) SAP
9 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 3 (14.29%) Puppet
9 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
9 3 (14.29%) OpenStack
9 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (14.29%) Ansible
10 2 (9.52%) DevOps
10 2 (9.52%) Analytics
10 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
10 2 (9.52%) Vagrant

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 3 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Simulink
2 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LTE
1 2 (9.52%) GSM
1 2 (9.52%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) MS Access
2 1 (4.76%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Maven
2 1 (4.76%) Ant
2 1 (4.76%) ClearCase
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Test Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) Software Engineer
3 9 (42.86%) Software Test Engineer
4 8 (38.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Web Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Systems Support
6 2 (9.52%) Systems Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Principal Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.76%) Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Firmware
2 9 (42.86%) VHDL
3 1 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Integration Testing
1 11 (52.38%) Regression Testing
2 9 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 9 (42.86%) Time Management
3 8 (38.10%) Software Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
5 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) Video Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Image Processing
6 2 (9.52%) Video Processing
6 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.52%) UML
6 2 (9.52%) OO
6 2 (9.52%) Validation
7 1 (4.76%) FMECA
7 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) C
2 15 (71.43%) C++
3 5 (23.81%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) MATLAB
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) Tcl
5 1 (4.76%) VBScript
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.76%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Degree
2 9 (42.86%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
1 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (14.29%) Ansible
2 2 (9.52%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) MKS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Cognos
2 1 (4.76%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft