The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 40 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Permanent jobs citing Python 16 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.66% 2.07% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.31% 3.40% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 2
Average salary £32,000 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.04% +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Python
Merseyside

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

Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
219 353 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 50.11% 60.97% 58.84%
Number of salaries quoted 174 327 191
Average salary £36,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Python
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Python Salary Trend in Liverpool

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 11 (50.00%) Perl
2 8 (36.36%) PHP
2 8 (36.36%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) SPSS
3 7 (31.82%) Cognos
3 7 (31.82%) SAS
3 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (31.82%) IBM
3 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (31.82%) Games
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
3 7 (31.82%) Business Objects
3 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 7 (31.82%) C++
3 7 (31.82%) Teradata
3 7 (31.82%) Business Analysis
3 7 (31.82%) QlikView
3 7 (31.82%) Visualisation
3 7 (31.82%) Open Source
3 7 (31.82%) Pentaho
3 7 (31.82%) MongoDB
3 7 (31.82%) R
3 7 (31.82%) Tableau
3 7 (31.82%) Cloudera
3 7 (31.82%) Business Analytics
3 7 (31.82%) Analytics
4 6 (27.27%) Apache
4 6 (27.27%) PostgreSQL

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 7 (31.82%) SAS
2 6 (27.27%) Apache
3 4 (18.18%) nginx
4 1 (4.55%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
1 7 (31.82%) QlikView
1 7 (31.82%) Pentaho
1 7 (31.82%) MongoDB
2 6 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (27.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 7 (31.82%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Consultant
1 7 (31.82%) SAS BI Consultant
2 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Software Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Development Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Software Development Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Administrator
5 3 (13.64%) Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (13.64%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 2 (9.09%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Build Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) CSS
1 2 (9.09%) SOAP
1 2 (9.09%) Ajax
1 2 (9.09%) JSON
1 2 (9.09%) jQuery
1 2 (9.09%) SQLAlchemy
1 2 (9.09%) HTML5
1 2 (9.09%) CSS3
1 2 (9.09%) Flask
1 2 (9.09%) Jinja
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Visualisation
1 7 (31.82%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Debian
2 3 (13.64%) CentOS
2 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (31.82%) Business Analysis
1 7 (31.82%) Business Analytics
1 7 (31.82%) Analytics
2 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
2 5 (22.73%) Game Development
3 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (9.09%) OOP
4 2 (9.09%) SOA
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Build Automation
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Testing
5 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Perl
2 8 (36.36%) PHP
2 8 (36.36%) C#
3 7 (31.82%) C++
3 7 (31.82%) R
4 5 (22.73%) Ruby
5 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
5 3 (13.64%) Java
5 3 (13.64%) SQL
6 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.55%) VB
7 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.55%) C
7 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Samba
2 3 (13.64%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Nagios
2 3 (13.64%) Munin
2 3 (13.64%) Zenoss
2 3 (13.64%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Teradata
2 7 (31.82%) Tableau
2 7 (31.82%) Business Objects
2 7 (31.82%) Cognos
2 7 (31.82%) IBM
2 7 (31.82%) Cloudera
3 2 (9.09%) Rackspace
3 2 (9.09%) Perforce