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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 125 120 161
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +41
Permanent jobs citing Python 69 58 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.65% 1.56% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.16% 2.52% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 63 47 22
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
2184 2301 2685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 52.11% 61.92% 62.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1929 2056 2465
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Stockport -9 3 £57,500 -
Bolton - 3 £23,000 -
Altrincham +1 2 £30,000 -25.00%
Cheadle - 2 - -
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 46 (35.94%) C++
2 45 (35.16%) Java
3 44 (34.38%) Ruby
4 40 (31.25%) Linux
5 36 (28.13%) Perl
6 34 (26.56%) C#
6 34 (26.56%) JavaScript
7 32 (25.00%) SQL
7 32 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (24.22%) PHP
9 30 (23.44%) HTML
10 29 (22.66%) CSS
11 28 (21.88%) Software Engineering
12 26 (20.31%) MySQL
12 26 (20.31%) OO
13 23 (17.97%) Finance
14 22 (17.19%) Web Services
15 21 (16.41%) Animation
15 21 (16.41%) QA
16 19 (14.84%) .NET
17 18 (14.06%) Degree
18 17 (13.28%) Amazon AWS
18 17 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
19 14 (10.94%) Big Data
20 13 (10.16%) SQL Server
20 13 (10.16%) Windows
20 13 (10.16%) 3D Graphics
20 13 (10.16%) nginx
20 13 (10.16%) HTML5
20 13 (10.16%) CSS3

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (10.16%) nginx
2 11 (8.59%) Apache
3 3 (2.34%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.56%) IIS
4 2 (1.56%) SAS
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.78%) Node.js
5 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.78%) CloudStack
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (5.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.28%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.91%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.13%) SaaS
4 4 (3.13%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.56%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.78%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.13%) HTTP
2 3 (2.34%) Internet
3 2 (1.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.78%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.31%) MySQL
2 14 (10.94%) Big Data
3 13 (10.16%) SQL Server
4 12 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (8.59%) NoSQL
6 9 (7.03%) Amazon Redshift
7 7 (5.47%) Relational Database
7 7 (5.47%) MongoDB
7 7 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (4.69%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.13%) Data Mining
9 4 (3.13%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.34%) Apache Hive
10 3 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.34%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.34%) MariaDB
11 2 (1.56%) Sqoop
11 2 (1.56%) Triplestore
11 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (8.59%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.47%) Subversion
3 4 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.34%) Selenium
4 3 (2.34%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.78%) Maven
6 1 (0.78%) JIRA
6 1 (0.78%) Toad
6 1 (0.78%) ERwin
6 1 (0.78%) Log4j
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.78%) Ant
6 1 (0.78%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.78%) Hudson
6 1 (0.78%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (17.97%) Finance
2 8 (6.25%) Banking
3 7 (5.47%) Front Office
3 7 (5.47%) Back Office
4 6 (4.69%) Games
5 4 (3.13%) Retail
5 4 (3.13%) Marketing
6 3 (2.34%) German Language
6 3 (2.34%) Italian Language
6 3 (2.34%) Turkish Language
7 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 53 (41.41%) Developer
2 17 (13.28%) Software Engineer
3 14 (10.94%) QA Engineer
4 13 (10.16%) PHP Developer
5 12 (9.38%) Web Developer
6 9 (7.03%) C++ Developer
7 8 (6.25%) Analyst
7 8 (6.25%) Architect
8 7 (5.47%) Software Developer
8 7 (5.47%) Consultant
8 7 (5.47%) IT Consultant
8 7 (5.47%) Quality Engineer
8 7 (5.47%) Implementation Consultant
8 7 (5.47%) PHP Web Developer
8 7 (5.47%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) Lead Developer
9 6 (4.69%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.69%) Tester
10 5 (3.91%) Test Analyst
10 5 (3.91%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (23.44%) HTML
2 29 (22.66%) CSS
3 22 (17.19%) Web Services
4 19 (14.84%) .NET
5 13 (10.16%) HTML5
5 13 (10.16%) CSS3
6 10 (7.81%) ASP.NET
7 9 (7.03%) Django
8 8 (6.25%) Kafka
9 6 (4.69%) OpenGL
9 6 (4.69%) WinForms
10 5 (3.91%) XML
10 5 (3.91%) jQuery
10 5 (3.91%) RESTful
10 5 (3.91%) Ajax
11 4 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (3.13%) SVG
12 3 (2.34%) Ruby on Rails
13 2 (1.56%) WCF
13 2 (1.56%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.41%) Animation
2 17 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (10.16%) 3D Graphics
4 11 (8.59%) Open Source
5 10 (7.81%) Mathematics
6 6 (4.69%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.91%) Visualisation
8 4 (3.13%) Mobile App
8 4 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (3.13%) Algorithms
9 3 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.56%) Social Media
10 2 (1.56%) Neural Network
10 2 (1.56%) Statistics
10 2 (1.56%) GIS
11 1 (0.78%) BBC
11 1 (0.78%) Interactive TV
11 1 (0.78%) Life Science
11 1 (0.78%) Online Games
11 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 40 (31.25%) Linux
2 13 (10.16%) Windows
3 9 (7.03%) UNIX
4 7 (5.47%) Mac OS X
5 4 (3.13%) CentOS
6 2 (1.56%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.56%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.56%) Debian
6 2 (1.56%) Android
6 2 (1.56%) Solaris
7 1 (0.78%) AIX
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (21.88%) Software Engineering
3 26 (20.31%) OO
4 11 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (8.59%) MVC
4 11 (8.59%) Software Testing
5 9 (7.03%) Web Development
5 9 (7.03%) ITIL
5 9 (7.03%) Test Management
5 9 (7.03%) Manual Testing
6 8 (6.25%) Analytics
6 8 (6.25%) OOP
6 8 (6.25%) Release Management
6 8 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 8 (6.25%) TDD
7 7 (5.47%) Web Design
7 7 (5.47%) Business Analysis
7 7 (5.47%) Migration
7 7 (5.47%) CAD
7 7 (5.47%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (35.94%) C++
2 45 (35.16%) Java
3 44 (34.38%) Ruby
4 36 (28.13%) Perl
5 34 (26.56%) JavaScript
5 34 (26.56%) C#
6 32 (25.00%) SQL
7 31 (24.22%) PHP
8 12 (9.38%) C
9 7 (5.47%) PHP5
10 6 (4.69%) Scala
11 5 (3.91%) R
12 3 (2.34%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.34%) Clojure
12 3 (2.34%) VBA
12 3 (2.34%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.34%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.56%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.56%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.78%) F#
Qualifications
1 18 (14.06%) Degree
2 12 (9.38%) ISEB
3 10 (7.81%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.56%) PhD
5 1 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (16.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.56%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.56%) Varnish
1 2 (1.56%) Apache Flume
1 2 (1.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (7.81%) Puppet
3 3 (2.34%) CFEngine
3 3 (2.34%) Ansible
4 1 (0.78%) Salt
4 1 (0.78%) Nagios
4 1 (0.78%) Cacti
Vendors
1 7 (5.47%) Oracle
1 7 (5.47%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.69%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.13%) VMware
3 4 (3.13%) Google
4 3 (2.34%) Percona
5 2 (1.56%) Zend
5 2 (1.56%) ESRI
5 2 (1.56%) Hitachi
6 1 (0.78%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.78%) IBM
6 1 (0.78%) Perforce
6 1 (0.78%) Sony
6 1 (0.78%) Tableau
6 1 (0.78%) Actimize
6 1 (0.78%) Aquila
6 1 (0.78%) Rackspace
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35k - £40k basic + excellent benefi
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago