The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 67 79 65
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Permanent jobs citing Python 11 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.53% 1.47% 2.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.78% 2.36% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 11
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +105.40%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Python
East Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
395 592 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 54.94% 62.18% 55.32%
Number of salaries quoted 344 528 362
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Python
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Python Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Python
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Python
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 4 £40,000 -
Leicester +13 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Python
East Midlands

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) C#
3 9 (45.00%) C++
4 8 (40.00%) C
4 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (35.00%) Linux
5 7 (35.00%) SCADA
6 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 5 (25.00%) Java
7 5 (25.00%) Subversion
8 4 (20.00%) Maven
8 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
8 4 (20.00%) .NET
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle
8 4 (20.00%) DB2
8 4 (20.00%) Ant
8 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (20.00%) SAP
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL
8 4 (20.00%) IBM
8 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
8 4 (20.00%) Puppet
8 4 (20.00%) OpenStack
8 4 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (20.00%) Ansible
9 3 (15.00%) DevOps
9 3 (15.00%) Image Processing

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) PSTN
1 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) DB2
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (25.00%) Subversion
3 4 (20.00%) Maven
3 4 (20.00%) Ant
4 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 2 (10.00%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Software Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Web Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Junior
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
1 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.00%) OpenCV
3 1 (5.00%) Django
3 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) SCADA
2 3 (15.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (10.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) FMCG
4 1 (5.00%) VHDL
4 1 (5.00%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.00%) UNIX
4 2 (10.00%) Android
5 1 (5.00%) Windows
5 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.00%) OO
3 3 (15.00%) Image Processing
3 3 (15.00%) DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Video Processing
4 2 (10.00%) Video Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Signal Processing
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) C#
3 9 (45.00%) C++
4 8 (40.00%) C
5 5 (25.00%) Java
6 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (15.00%) Tcl
7 3 (15.00%) PHP
7 3 (15.00%) VBScript
7 3 (15.00%) VB
8 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (10.00%) Perl
8 2 (10.00%) MATLAB
9 1 (5.00%) Lua
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Puppet
1 4 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
1 4 (20.00%) SAP
1 4 (20.00%) IBM
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Sun
3 1 (5.00%) BT
3 1 (5.00%) Xilinx
3 1 (5.00%) Altera