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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 122 121 163
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +42
Permanent jobs citing Python 76 65 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.83% 1.70% 0.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.39% 2.78% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 67 55 27
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £48,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
2240 2342 2597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 53.91% 61.37% 61.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1952 2076 2401
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,825
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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
Altrincham +3 5 £30,000 -25.00%
Bolton - 4 £40,250 -
Stockport - 2 £57,500 -
Cheadle +10 1 - - 2
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 50 (35.71%) Linux
2 47 (33.57%) C++
3 42 (30.00%) Java
4 40 (28.57%) Ruby
5 38 (27.14%) Perl
6 37 (26.43%) JavaScript
7 35 (25.00%) PHP
8 33 (23.57%) HTML
8 33 (23.57%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (22.14%) SQL
9 31 (22.14%) CSS
10 28 (20.00%) C#
10 28 (20.00%) OO
11 27 (19.29%) Software Engineering
12 25 (17.86%) Animation
13 24 (17.14%) Web Services
14 23 (16.43%) MySQL
14 23 (16.43%) Finance
15 22 (15.71%) Windows
15 22 (15.71%) QA
16 21 (15.00%) 3D Graphics
17 18 (12.86%) Degree
18 17 (12.14%) Amazon AWS
18 17 (12.14%) C
18 17 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
19 16 (11.43%) .NET
20 15 (10.71%) HTML5
21 14 (10.00%) CSS3
21 14 (10.00%) Big Data
21 14 (10.00%) Opscode Chef

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 14 (10.00%) Apache
2 10 (7.14%) nginx
3 5 (3.57%) Apache Pig
3 5 (3.57%) SAS
4 4 (2.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (2.86%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (2.86%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.43%) IIS
5 2 (1.43%) Node.js
6 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.71%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) SPSS
2 2 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.14%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.57%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (2.86%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.86%) SaaS
5 3 (2.14%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.71%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.00%) HTTP
2 3 (2.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.14%) Internet
3 1 (0.71%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.43%) MySQL
2 14 (10.00%) Big Data
3 12 (8.57%) NoSQL
4 11 (7.86%) SQL Server
5 10 (7.14%) MongoDB
6 9 (6.43%) Oracle Database
6 9 (6.43%) Relational Database
7 8 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (5.00%) Data Mining
9 6 (4.29%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (4.29%) Hadoop
9 6 (4.29%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (3.57%) Sqoop
10 5 (3.57%) Triplestore
10 5 (3.57%) Apache Hive
10 5 (3.57%) HBase
10 5 (3.57%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (2.14%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 14 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.71%) Subversion
3 5 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.86%) SoapUI
4 4 (2.86%) Maven
4 4 (2.86%) Ant
4 4 (2.86%) Toad
4 4 (2.86%) ERwin
4 4 (2.86%) Log4j
5 3 (2.14%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.14%) Selenium
6 2 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.43%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.71%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.71%) Hudson
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.71%) JIRA
General
1 23 (16.43%) Finance
2 13 (9.29%) Games
3 8 (5.71%) Banking
4 7 (5.00%) Front Office
4 7 (5.00%) Back Office
5 4 (2.86%) Retail
5 4 (2.86%) Marketing
6 3 (2.14%) German Language
6 3 (2.14%) Italian Language
6 3 (2.14%) Turkish Language
7 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 65 (46.43%) Developer
2 18 (12.86%) Software Engineer
3 16 (11.43%) C++ Developer
4 13 (9.29%) Web Developer
4 13 (9.29%) PHP Developer
4 13 (9.29%) QA Engineer
5 11 (7.86%) Python Developer
6 10 (7.14%) Lead Developer
7 8 (5.71%) Consultant
7 8 (5.71%) Analyst
7 8 (5.71%) Software Developer
8 7 (5.00%) Architect
8 7 (5.00%) IT Consultant
8 7 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.00%) Quality Engineer
8 7 (5.00%) Implementation Consultant
8 7 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (5.00%) PHP Web Developer
9 6 (4.29%) Tester
10 5 (3.57%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (23.57%) HTML
2 31 (22.14%) CSS
3 24 (17.14%) Web Services
4 16 (11.43%) .NET
5 15 (10.71%) HTML5
6 14 (10.00%) CSS3
7 13 (9.29%) Django
8 9 (6.43%) ASP.NET
8 9 (6.43%) OpenGL
9 6 (4.29%) XML
10 5 (3.57%) SVG
10 5 (3.57%) jQuery
10 5 (3.57%) Ajax
10 5 (3.57%) WinForms
10 5 (3.57%) Kafka
10 5 (3.57%) RESTful
11 4 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (2.86%) Qt
11 4 (2.86%) JAX-RPC
11 4 (2.86%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.86%) Animation
2 21 (15.00%) 3D Graphics
3 17 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (10.00%) Open Source
5 11 (7.86%) Mathematics
6 8 (5.71%) Visualisation
7 7 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (3.57%) Computer Science
8 5 (3.57%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.86%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.43%) User Experience
10 2 (1.43%) GIS
10 2 (1.43%) Neural Network
10 2 (1.43%) Statistics
10 2 (1.43%) Social Media
11 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.71%) CUDA
11 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.71%) BBC
11 1 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 50 (35.71%) Linux
2 22 (15.71%) Windows
3 13 (9.29%) UNIX
3 13 (9.29%) Mac OS X
4 5 (3.57%) CentOS
5 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.86%) AIX
6 3 (2.14%) Android
7 2 (1.43%) Solaris
7 2 (1.43%) Debian
7 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.43%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.71%) Fedora
8 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (23.57%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (20.00%) OO
3 27 (19.29%) Software Engineering
4 11 (7.86%) MVC
4 11 (7.86%) Analytics
5 10 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (7.14%) Web Development
5 10 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 9 (6.43%) Automated Testing
6 9 (6.43%) CAD
6 9 (6.43%) ITIL
6 9 (6.43%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (6.43%) Manual Testing
7 8 (5.71%) Test Management
7 8 (5.71%) DevOps
7 8 (5.71%) Configuration Management
7 8 (5.71%) TDD
7 8 (5.71%) Release Management
8 7 (5.00%) Web Design
8 7 (5.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 47 (33.57%) C++
2 42 (30.00%) Java
3 40 (28.57%) Ruby
4 38 (27.14%) Perl
5 37 (26.43%) JavaScript
6 35 (25.00%) PHP
7 31 (22.14%) SQL
8 28 (20.00%) C#
9 17 (12.14%) C
10 8 (5.71%) R
11 7 (5.00%) PHP5
12 6 (4.29%) Shell Script
12 6 (4.29%) Scala
13 5 (3.57%) Bash Shell
14 3 (2.14%) Clojure
14 3 (2.14%) VBA
14 3 (2.14%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.43%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.43%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.71%) F#
Qualifications
1 18 (12.86%) Degree
2 12 (8.57%) ISEB
3 10 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.43%) PhD
5 1 (0.71%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.71%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.71%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.57%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.43%) KVM
2 2 (1.43%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.43%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (7.86%) Puppet
3 3 (2.14%) CFEngine
3 3 (2.14%) Ansible
4 1 (0.71%) logstash
4 1 (0.71%) Salt
4 1 (0.71%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.71%) Nagios
4 1 (0.71%) Cacti
4 1 (0.71%) YUM
Vendors
1 10 (7.14%) Oracle
2 6 (4.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.29%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.57%) Hitachi
3 5 (3.57%) VMware
4 4 (2.86%) Actimize
4 4 (2.86%) Google
4 4 (2.86%) IBM
5 3 (2.14%) Percona
6 2 (1.43%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.43%) Zend
6 2 (1.43%) Sony
6 2 (1.43%) ESRI
7 1 (0.71%) Perforce
7 1 (0.71%) Splunk
7 1 (0.71%) Aquila
7 1 (0.71%) SaltStack
Manchester, Lancashire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35k - £40k basic + excellent benefi
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Thales
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent Crew
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheadle
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago