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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 9 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Python 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 11.54% - 2.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% - 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £62,500 - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
15 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 57.69% 13.64% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 5
Average salary £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 17 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) Debian
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Rackspace
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Debian
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Rackspace