The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
North West / Merseyside
Rank 60 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Python 6 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.09% 1.78% 1.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.95% 3.21% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 5
Median salary £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £39,750 £36,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
307 280 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.92% 55.23% 54.82%
Number of salaries quoted 266 226 228
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 February 2017.

Python Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Python
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +7 6 £31,500 -10.00%
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Python.

1 19 (79.17%) Perl
2 12 (50.00%) Java
3 10 (41.67%) Ruby
3 10 (41.67%) Games
3 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (37.50%) Game Development
4 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 9 (37.50%) C++
4 9 (37.50%) Linux
5 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 8 (33.33%) Windows
5 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 8 (33.33%) QA
6 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (25.00%) Puppet
6 6 (25.00%) MSBuild
6 6 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 6 (25.00%) NuGet
7 5 (20.83%) CentOS
7 5 (20.83%) JIRA
7 5 (20.83%) IIS
7 5 (20.83%) C#
7 5 (20.83%) SQL
7 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.67%) HP
8 4 (16.67%) Apache
8 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
8 4 (16.67%) HPUX

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.83%) IIS
2 4 (16.67%) Apache
2 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Bluemix
2 1 (4.17%) Heroku
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) PuTTY
1 1 (4.17%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
1 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (25.00%) MSBuild
2 6 (25.00%) NuGet
2 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (20.83%) JIRA
4 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.17%) Ant
5 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.17%) GoCD
5 1 (4.17%) JMeter
5 1 (4.17%) RubyMine
5 1 (4.17%) Selenium
5 1 (4.17%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (4.17%) Travis CI
5 1 (4.17%) WATIR
General
1 10 (41.67%) Games
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Advertising
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Release Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) HPUX Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Build and Release Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Build Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Games Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.17%) Data Scientist
5 1 (4.17%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Data Scientist
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) JSON
1 2 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.17%) LAMP
2 1 (4.17%) Node.js
2 1 (4.17%) OpenVZ
2 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (4.17%) Sphinx
2 1 (4.17%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Hedge funds
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (20.83%) CentOS
4 4 (16.67%) Fedora
4 4 (16.67%) HPUX
4 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (8.33%) Android
5 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (8.33%) Unix
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (37.50%) Game Development
3 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 6 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (12.50%) DevOps
6 3 (12.50%) OO
6 3 (12.50%) OOP
6 3 (12.50%) Post-Production
6 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
7 2 (8.33%) SDLC
8 1 (4.17%) Bayesian Methods
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (4.17%) Decision Tree
8 1 (4.17%) Document Composition
8 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.17%) Econometrics
8 1 (4.17%) Statistical Computing
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) Perl
2 12 (50.00%) Java
3 10 (41.67%) Ruby
4 9 (37.50%) C++
5 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 5 (20.83%) C#
7 5 (20.83%) SQL
8 4 (16.67%) Bourne shell
8 4 (16.67%) Korn
9 2 (8.33%) PHP
10 1 (4.17%) C
10 1 (4.17%) Go
10 1 (4.17%) Groovy
10 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
10 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
10 1 (4.17%) R
10 1 (4.17%) Scala
10 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) Ansible
2 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.17%) Mesos
3 1 (4.17%) Rancher
3 1 (4.17%) rkt
3 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
1 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
2 4 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Perforce
3 1 (4.17%) SaltStack