The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 50 64 63
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Permanent jobs citing Python 7 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.52% 1.20% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.69% 1.81% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 2
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £28,600 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £39,450 £55,000 £44,250
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 Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
260 387 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 56.28% 66.15% 61.10%
Number of salaries quoted 213 359 313
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 Merseyside

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Python
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Python Salary Trend in Merseyside

Python
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Python
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 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
Liverpool +13 7 £34,500 +6.15% 1
Wirral - 2 £34,500 -
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 8 (57.14%) C#
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) PHP
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) MySQL
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) QA
4 4 (28.57%) HTML5
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (28.57%) Ruby
4 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 4 (28.57%) Apache
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) Perl
5 3 (21.43%) C++
5 3 (21.43%) CSS
5 3 (21.43%) Games
5 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
5 3 (21.43%) Selenium
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
6 2 (14.29%) TypeScript
6 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 2 (14.29%) Jasmine

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) nginx
2 2 (14.29%) Node.js
3 1 (7.14%) Exstream Dialogue
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
2 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
1 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) Jasmine
3 1 (7.14%) eggPlant
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Games
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 2 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
2 2 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Python Developer
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Python/Django Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) HTML5
2 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) .NET
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) SOAP
4 2 (14.29%) MSMQ
4 2 (14.29%) JMS
4 2 (14.29%) Middleware
4 2 (14.29%) Ajax
4 2 (14.29%) JSON
4 2 (14.29%) Mason
4 2 (14.29%) SQLAlchemy
4 2 (14.29%) CSS3
4 2 (14.29%) WebSockets
4 2 (14.29%) Backbone.js
4 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 2 (14.29%) Flask
5 1 (7.14%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Debian
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) CentOS
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
4 2 (14.29%) OOP
4 2 (14.29%) SOA
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Kanban
4 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Predictive Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) Machine Learning
5 1 (7.14%) Information Retrieval
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C#
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) PHP
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Ruby
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) Perl
5 3 (21.43%) C++
6 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 2 (14.29%) TypeScript
7 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Samba
2 1 (7.14%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Nagios
2 1 (7.14%) Munin
2 1 (7.14%) Zenoss
2 1 (7.14%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) TIBCO
1 2 (14.29%) Rackspace
2 1 (7.14%) Perforce
2 1 (7.14%) Google
Liverpool, Merseyside
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