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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 59 69 62
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Python 5 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.84% 0.31% 2.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.53% 0.54% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 12
Average salary £35,000 £23,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.93% -33.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £23,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £23,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
326 370 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 54.79% 57.81% 65.07%
Number of salaries quoted 283 344 373
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +15 5 £35,000 +48.93% 1
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) Java
3 11 (52.38%) SOA
3 11 (52.38%) Ruby
3 11 (52.38%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (47.62%) QA
4 10 (47.62%) Linux
5 9 (42.86%) ITIL
5 9 (42.86%) JMS
5 9 (42.86%) EAI
5 9 (42.86%) SLA
5 9 (42.86%) Shell Script
5 9 (42.86%) TIBCO
5 9 (42.86%) TIBCO Hawk
5 9 (42.86%) BusinessWorks
5 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 9 (42.86%) DB2
5 9 (42.86%) Change Management
5 9 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (42.86%) TIBCO EMS
5 9 (42.86%) Degree
5 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
6 5 (23.81%) .NET
6 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
6 5 (23.81%) HTML
7 4 (19.05%) C#
7 4 (19.05%) Perl
7 4 (19.05%) PHP
8 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 3 (14.29%) Finance

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 9 (42.86%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) DOC1
1 1 (4.76%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 9 (42.86%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (4.76%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 9 (42.86%) DB2
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.76%) eggPlant
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Team Leader
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Team Leader
4 4 (19.05%) Technical Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Trainer
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Python Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Python/Django Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) JMS
2 5 (23.81%) HTML
2 5 (23.81%) .NET
3 3 (14.29%) CSS
3 3 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (9.52%) CSS3
4 2 (9.52%) Backbone.js
4 2 (9.52%) Ajax
4 2 (9.52%) JSON
5 1 (4.76%) Django
5 1 (4.76%) LAMP
5 1 (4.76%) SOAP
5 1 (4.76%) Web Services
5 1 (4.76%) XML
5 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) SOA
2 9 (42.86%) Change Management
2 9 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 9 (42.86%) EAI
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 3 (14.29%) OO
3 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) Data Management
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Testing
5 1 (4.76%) OOP
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) Java
3 11 (52.38%) Ruby
4 9 (42.86%) Shell Script
5 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
6 4 (19.05%) Perl
6 4 (19.05%) PHP
6 4 (19.05%) C#
7 2 (9.52%) C++
7 2 (9.52%) C
8 1 (4.76%) Groovy
8 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) QA
2 9 (42.86%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) TIBCO
2 2 (9.52%) Twitter
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago