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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 47 42 62
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Permanent jobs citing Python 5 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.21% 3.59% 2.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.62% 7.11% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 15
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -39.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £33,100 £87,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
191 253 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 46.14% 50.40% 60.09%
Number of salaries quoted 149 206 360
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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
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 29 April 2016. 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 -2 5 £35,000 +9.37% 3
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 10 (90.91%) Linux
1 10 (90.91%) Bash Shell
2 7 (63.64%) Apache
2 7 (63.64%) Perl
2 7 (63.64%) PHP
2 7 (63.64%) Debian
2 7 (63.64%) Ruby
3 6 (54.55%) Squid
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (54.55%) Citrix
3 6 (54.55%) Puppet
4 5 (45.45%) MRTG
4 5 (45.45%) F5
4 5 (45.45%) SaltStack
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) HP
4 5 (45.45%) Nagios
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco
4 5 (45.45%) CentOS
4 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
4 5 (45.45%) Munin
4 5 (45.45%) Zenoss
4 5 (45.45%) nginx
4 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
5 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (63.64%) Apache
2 5 (45.45%) nginx
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) MRTG
2 1 (9.09%) 802.11
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Administrator
1 6 (54.55%) Linux Administrator
1 6 (54.55%) Linux Support
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) IT Administrator
2 4 (36.36%) IT Support
3 2 (18.18%) Django Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Python Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Python/Django Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 2 (18.18%) Django
3 2 (18.18%) Sass
4 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) Gearman
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) JMS
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Debian
3 5 (45.45%) CentOS
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 1 (9.09%) OpenWrt
5 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
4 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Bash Shell
2 7 (63.64%) Perl
2 7 (63.64%) PHP
2 7 (63.64%) Ruby
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Squid
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 4 (36.36%) Varnish
4 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Puppet
2 5 (45.45%) Munin
2 5 (45.45%) Nagios
2 5 (45.45%) Zenoss
3 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Citrix
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) F5
2 5 (45.45%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) SaltStack
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 3 days ago