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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 44 58 49
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Python 13 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.99% 1.41% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.73% 2.16% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 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
227 370 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 52.18% 65.37% 60.05%
Number of salaries quoted 184 339 213
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,528
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £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 31 March 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 8 (38.10%) C#
1 8 (38.10%) PHP
2 7 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 7 (33.33%) Perl
2 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Analytics
3 6 (28.57%) Tableau
3 6 (28.57%) Cloudera
3 6 (28.57%) Business Analytics
3 6 (28.57%) QlikView
3 6 (28.57%) Pentaho
3 6 (28.57%) Visualisation
3 6 (28.57%) Open Source
3 6 (28.57%) MongoDB
3 6 (28.57%) R
3 6 (28.57%) SAS
3 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (28.57%) IBM
3 6 (28.57%) Apache
3 6 (28.57%) Cognos
3 6 (28.57%) SPSS
3 6 (28.57%) MySQL
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 6 (28.57%) Business Objects
3 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (28.57%) Teradata
3 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 6 (28.57%) Apache
1 6 (28.57%) SAS
2 4 (19.05%) nginx
3 2 (9.52%) Node.js
4 1 (4.76%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) MySQL
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 6 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (28.57%) QlikView
1 6 (28.57%) Pentaho
1 6 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Selenium
1 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
1 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
1 2 (9.52%) Jasmine
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 5 (23.81%) Games
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Multimedia
4 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Developer
1 6 (28.57%) Consultant
1 6 (28.57%) SAS BI Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) PHP Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Development Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
1 4 (19.05%) jQuery
1 4 (19.05%) HTML5
2 2 (9.52%) CSS3
2 2 (9.52%) WebSockets
2 2 (9.52%) Backbone.js
2 2 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
2 2 (9.52%) Flask
2 2 (9.52%) Jinja
2 2 (9.52%) Mason
2 2 (9.52%) SQLAlchemy
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) SOAP
2 2 (9.52%) MSMQ
2 2 (9.52%) JMS
2 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 2 (9.52%) Ajax
2 2 (9.52%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Visualisation
1 6 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.76%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Debian
2 3 (14.29%) CentOS
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Analytics
2 6 (28.57%) Business Analytics
2 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) TDD
4 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Kanban
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.52%) Game Development
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Pair Programming
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) OOP
5 2 (9.52%) SOA
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Information Retrieval
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C#
1 8 (38.10%) PHP
2 7 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) Perl
3 6 (28.57%) Ruby
3 6 (28.57%) R
4 5 (23.81%) C++
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 3 (14.29%) SQL
6 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
7 2 (9.52%) TypeScript
8 1 (4.76%) VB
8 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Samba
2 3 (14.29%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Nagios
2 3 (14.29%) Munin
2 3 (14.29%) Zenoss
2 3 (14.29%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Teradata
2 6 (28.57%) Business Objects
2 6 (28.57%) Cognos
2 6 (28.57%) IBM
2 6 (28.57%) Tableau
2 6 (28.57%) Cloudera
3 2 (9.52%) Rackspace
3 2 (9.52%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.76%) Perforce
4 1 (4.76%) Google