The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 58 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Python 10 9 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.57% 1.44% 4.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.83% 2.35% 6.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 26
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
353 383 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.42% 61.18% 63.39%
Number of salaries quoted 310 352 395
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Python
North West

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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
Liverpool +5 10 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 17 (68.00%) Java
1 17 (68.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) Linux
2 14 (56.00%) SOA
2 14 (56.00%) Ruby
2 14 (56.00%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (48.00%) Computer Science
3 12 (48.00%) QA
3 12 (48.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 12 (48.00%) Degree
3 12 (48.00%) Change Management
3 12 (48.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (48.00%) JMS
3 12 (48.00%) EAI
3 12 (48.00%) SLA
3 12 (48.00%) Shell Script
3 12 (48.00%) TIBCO
3 12 (48.00%) TIBCO Hawk
3 12 (48.00%) BusinessWorks
3 12 (48.00%) ITIL
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (48.00%) DB2
4 6 (24.00%) .NET
4 6 (24.00%) HTML
5 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (20.00%) Perl
6 4 (16.00%) C#
6 4 (16.00%) UNIX
6 4 (16.00%) Finance
6 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 12 (48.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (4.00%) Exstream Dialogue
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) PrintSoft PReS
1 2 (8.00%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 12 (48.00%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (8.00%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (48.00%) DB2
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Team Leader
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Technical Team Leader
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Python Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Trainer
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Programmer
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Programmer
5 1 (4.00%) Hadoop Developer
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) JMS
2 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) HTML
3 3 (12.00%) CSS
3 3 (12.00%) HTML5
4 2 (8.00%) Backbone.js
4 2 (8.00%) CSS3
4 2 (8.00%) JSON
4 2 (8.00%) Ajax
5 1 (4.00%) LAMP
5 1 (4.00%) SOAP
5 1 (4.00%) Web Services
5 1 (4.00%) XML
5 1 (4.00%) MapReduce
5 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (48.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) SOA
2 12 (48.00%) Change Management
2 12 (48.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (48.00%) EAI
2 12 (48.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.00%) OO
4 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.00%) Analytics
5 2 (8.00%) Workflow
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Data Management
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) OOP
6 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) Java
1 17 (68.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) Ruby
3 12 (48.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.00%) Perl
5 4 (16.00%) C#
6 3 (12.00%) C++
6 3 (12.00%) C
6 3 (12.00%) PHP
7 2 (8.00%) Groovy
8 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (48.00%) QA
1 12 (48.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (8.00%) Twitter
2 2 (8.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
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