The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank - - 16
Permanent jobs citing Python 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - - 4.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Python
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor region.

Programming Languages Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 18.75% - 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 5
Average salary £45,000 - £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

Python
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python across the M4 Corridor region.

Python Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

Python
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LabVIEW
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification