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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 64 86 61
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -25
Permanent jobs citing Python 12 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.73% 1.50% 2.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.11% 2.57% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 14
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +29.41%
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
386 506 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 55.62% 58.29% 54.70%
Number of salaries quoted 340 446 350
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 - 6 £45,000 -
Loughborough -9 1 - - 1
Python
East Midlands

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 22 (78.57%) SQL
2 16 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 14 (50.00%) C#
4 13 (46.43%) Git (software)
5 12 (42.86%) OO
6 10 (35.71%) DevOps
7 9 (32.14%) C
8 8 (28.57%) C++
8 8 (28.57%) Sun
8 8 (28.57%) Ubuntu
8 8 (28.57%) Marketing
8 8 (28.57%) Bitbucket
8 8 (28.57%) Mercurial
8 8 (28.57%) FMCG
8 8 (28.57%) Web Development
8 8 (28.57%) SCADA
8 8 (28.57%) Django
9 6 (21.43%) Linux
9 6 (21.43%) Java
9 6 (21.43%) VB.NET
9 6 (21.43%) .NET
9 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
9 6 (21.43%) Oracle
10 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
10 5 (17.86%) VBScript
10 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
10 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
10 5 (17.86%) Subversion
11 4 (14.29%) Maven
11 4 (14.29%) WebSphere

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 4 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Maya
2 1 (3.57%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Google Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Git (software)
2 8 (28.57%) Mercurial
2 8 (28.57%) Bitbucket
3 5 (17.86%) Subversion
4 4 (14.29%) Maven
4 4 (14.29%) Ant
General
1 8 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Senior Software Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Python Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Django Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Python/Django Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Web Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Applications Support
3 3 (10.71%) Junior
3 3 (10.71%) Applications Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Graduate
4 2 (7.14%) Junior Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Trainee
5 1 (3.57%) FPGA Design Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Junior Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Junior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) Django
2 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) CGI
3 1 (3.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) SCADA
1 8 (28.57%) FMCG
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) VHDL
2 1 (3.57%) Verilog
2 1 (3.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (3.57%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Ubuntu
2 6 (21.43%) Linux
3 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.71%) UNIX
5 2 (7.14%) Windows
6 1 (3.57%) CentOS
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 12 (42.86%) OO
3 10 (35.71%) DevOps
4 8 (28.57%) Web Development
5 4 (14.29%) ITIL
5 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.57%) OOP
7 1 (3.57%) Image Processing
7 1 (3.57%) Signal Processing
7 1 (3.57%) Project Management
7 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) SQL
2 14 (50.00%) C#
3 9 (32.14%) C
4 8 (28.57%) C++
5 6 (21.43%) Java
5 6 (21.43%) VB.NET
6 5 (17.86%) VBScript
7 4 (14.29%) VB
8 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
8 3 (10.71%) Perl
8 3 (10.71%) PHP
9 1 (3.57%) Tcl
9 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
1 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Sun
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.29%) SAP
4 4 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Adobe
5 1 (3.57%) Autodesk
5 1 (3.57%) Google
5 1 (3.57%) Xilinx
5 1 (3.57%) Altera