The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 121 118 161
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +43
Permanent jobs citing Python 63 60 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.59% 1.61% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.13% 2.62% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 57 46 21
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,250 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Python
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2010 2287 2647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 50.87% 61.46% 62.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1811 2054 2417
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Python
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Python Salary Trend in Manchester

Python
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Manchester

Python
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Bolton - 4 £23,250 -
Stockport -5 2 - -
Cheadle - 2 - -
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 47 (37.60%) C++
2 45 (36.00%) Ruby
3 44 (35.20%) Java
4 40 (32.00%) Linux
5 39 (31.20%) Perl
6 37 (29.60%) C#
6 37 (29.60%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (28.00%) SQL
8 30 (24.00%) PHP
9 29 (23.20%) JavaScript
9 29 (23.20%) HTML
10 28 (22.40%) CSS
11 26 (20.80%) MySQL
12 25 (20.00%) Software Engineering
13 24 (19.20%) OO
14 22 (17.60%) QA
15 20 (16.00%) Finance
16 19 (15.20%) .NET
16 19 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (14.40%) Degree
17 18 (14.40%) Animation
18 17 (13.60%) Amazon AWS
18 17 (13.60%) Web Services
19 15 (12.00%) nginx
20 14 (11.20%) ISEB
21 13 (10.40%) HTML5
21 13 (10.40%) CSS3
21 13 (10.40%) Software Testing
22 12 (9.60%) ISTQB
22 12 (9.60%) Big Data

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 15 (12.00%) nginx
2 11 (8.80%) Apache
3 3 (2.40%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.60%) IIS
5 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.80%) Node.js
5 1 (0.80%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.80%) CloudStack
Applications
1 2 (1.60%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.60%) Maya
1 2 (1.60%) 3ds Max
1 2 (1.60%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.60%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.80%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.00%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.20%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.60%) SaaS
6 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.80%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.40%) HTTP
2 2 (1.60%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.60%) Internet
3 1 (0.80%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.80%) MySQL
2 12 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.60%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (9.60%) Big Data
3 11 (8.80%) NoSQL
3 11 (8.80%) Amazon Redshift
4 7 (5.60%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.80%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.20%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.40%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.60%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.60%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.60%) Text Mining
8 2 (1.60%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.80%) Riak
9 1 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 12 (9.60%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.60%) Subversion
3 4 (3.20%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.40%) Selenium
5 2 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.80%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.80%) JIRA
6 1 (0.80%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.80%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.80%) Hudson
General
1 20 (16.00%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Banking
3 7 (5.60%) Front Office
3 7 (5.60%) Back Office
4 6 (4.80%) Games
5 5 (4.00%) Retail
6 4 (3.20%) Marketing
7 3 (2.40%) German Language
7 3 (2.40%) Italian Language
7 3 (2.40%) Turkish Language
8 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.80%) Law
Job Titles
1 54 (43.20%) Developer
2 14 (11.20%) Software Engineer
2 14 (11.20%) QA Engineer
3 13 (10.40%) PHP Developer
4 12 (9.60%) Web Developer
5 10 (8.00%) Analyst
6 9 (7.20%) Architect
7 8 (6.40%) Lead Developer
7 8 (6.40%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (5.60%) PHP Web Developer
8 7 (5.60%) C++ Developer
8 7 (5.60%) Quality Engineer
8 7 (5.60%) Implementation Consultant
8 7 (5.60%) Software Developer
8 7 (5.60%) Consultant
8 7 (5.60%) IT Consultant
9 6 (4.80%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.80%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.00%) Test Engineer
10 5 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.20%) HTML
2 28 (22.40%) CSS
3 19 (15.20%) .NET
4 17 (13.60%) Web Services
5 13 (10.40%) HTML5
5 13 (10.40%) CSS3
6 10 (8.00%) Kafka
7 9 (7.20%) ASP.NET
8 7 (5.60%) Django
9 6 (4.80%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (4.80%) WinForms
10 4 (3.20%) jQuery
10 4 (3.20%) Ajax
11 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (2.40%) OpenGL
11 3 (2.40%) XML
12 2 (1.60%) LAMP
12 2 (1.60%) ActiveMQ
12 2 (1.60%) Symfony
12 2 (1.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (14.40%) Animation
3 10 (8.00%) Open Source
4 8 (6.40%) 3D Graphics
5 6 (4.80%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.80%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.00%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.40%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.60%) GIS
8 2 (1.60%) Statistics
8 2 (1.60%) Social Media
8 2 (1.60%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.80%) User Experience
9 1 (0.80%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.80%) BBC
9 1 (0.80%) Interactive TV
9 1 (0.80%) Life Science
9 1 (0.80%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 40 (32.00%) Linux
2 9 (7.20%) Windows
3 8 (6.40%) UNIX
4 7 (5.60%) CentOS
5 6 (4.80%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.60%) Solaris
7 2 (1.60%) Debian
8 1 (0.80%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.60%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 24 (19.20%) OO
4 13 (10.40%) Software Testing
5 12 (9.60%) OOP
6 11 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (8.80%) Test Management
6 11 (8.80%) Manual Testing
7 10 (8.00%) ITIL
7 10 (8.00%) MVC
8 9 (7.20%) Coaching
9 8 (6.40%) Release Management
9 8 (6.40%) Project Management
9 8 (6.40%) Web Development
9 8 (6.40%) TDD
10 7 (5.60%) Web Design
10 7 (5.60%) Business Analysis
10 7 (5.60%) Migration
10 7 (5.60%) Data Mapping
11 6 (4.80%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (37.60%) C++
2 45 (36.00%) Ruby
3 44 (35.20%) Java
4 39 (31.20%) Perl
5 37 (29.60%) C#
6 35 (28.00%) SQL
7 30 (24.00%) PHP
8 29 (23.20%) JavaScript
9 9 (7.20%) C
10 7 (5.60%) PHP5
11 6 (4.80%) Scala
12 5 (4.00%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.40%) Clojure
13 3 (2.40%) R
13 3 (2.40%) VBA
13 3 (2.40%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.60%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (14.40%) Degree
2 14 (11.20%) ISEB
3 12 (9.60%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.40%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.60%) PhD
6 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (17.60%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.60%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.60%) Varnish
1 2 (1.60%) KVM
2 1 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (8.00%) Puppet
2 9 (7.20%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.40%) Ansible
3 3 (2.40%) Nagios
4 1 (0.80%) Cacti
4 1 (0.80%) logstash
4 1 (0.80%) Salt
4 1 (0.80%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (7.20%) Red Hat
2 8 (6.40%) Oracle
3 6 (4.80%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.00%) VMware
5 4 (3.20%) Google
6 3 (2.40%) Percona
7 2 (1.60%) Zend
7 2 (1.60%) ESRI
8 1 (0.80%) Perforce
8 1 (0.80%) Aquila
8 1 (0.80%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.80%) Sony
8 1 (0.80%) Splunk
8 1 (0.80%) Tableau
8 1 (0.80%) Rackspace
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