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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 48 53 60
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Python 6 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.48% 1.51% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.08% 2.73% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 2
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +97.36%
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -
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
195 256 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 48.03% 55.17% 62.26%
Number of salaries quoted 170 232 218
Average salary £35,500 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.38% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,950 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 28 August 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Leicester

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (50.00%) HTML
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Django
2 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (42.86%) SaaS
2 6 (42.86%) GitHub
2 6 (42.86%) Functional Programming
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) CSS
6 2 (14.29%) PHP
7 1 (7.14%) MySQL
7 1 (7.14%) C#
7 1 (7.14%) C++
7 1 (7.14%) OOP
7 1 (7.14%) CRM
7 1 (7.14%) PSTN
7 1 (7.14%) VoIP
7 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
7 1 (7.14%) BT
7 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
7 1 (7.14%) Coaching
7 1 (7.14%) SDLC
7 1 (7.14%) HTML5
7 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
7 1 (7.14%) Node.js
7 1 (7.14%) CSS3

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (42.86%) SaaS
1 6 (42.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) PSTN
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Python Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Django Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Python/Django Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) Django
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) Functional Programming
2 1 (7.14%) Coaching
2 1 (7.14%) SDLC
2 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Business Development
2 1 (7.14%) OOP
2 1 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) Lua
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) BT