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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 43 54 68
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +14
Permanent jobs citing Python 11 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.44% 1.35% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.09% 2.48% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 1
Average salary £36,250 £55,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.09% +134.04%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
216 323 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 47.89% 54.65% 58.62%
Number of salaries quoted 168 280 338
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +9 5 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Southport - 5 - -
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 19 (61.29%) Open Source
2 17 (54.84%) Analytics
3 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
4 12 (38.71%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (38.71%) SPSS
4 12 (38.71%) Cognos
4 12 (38.71%) SAS
4 12 (38.71%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (38.71%) IBM
4 12 (38.71%) Perl
4 12 (38.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (38.71%) Business Analysis
4 12 (38.71%) QlikView
4 12 (38.71%) Business Analytics
4 12 (38.71%) R
4 12 (38.71%) Visualisation
4 12 (38.71%) Pentaho
4 12 (38.71%) Tableau
5 10 (32.26%) Data Visualisation
6 8 (25.81%) C#
7 7 (22.58%) XML
7 7 (22.58%) Shell Script
7 7 (22.58%) Ruby
7 7 (22.58%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 7 (22.58%) Base SAS
8 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
8 6 (19.35%) Degree
8 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
8 6 (19.35%) C++
9 5 (16.13%) Java

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 12 (38.71%) SAS
2 5 (16.13%) JBoss
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) nginx
4 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (38.71%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) BusinessObjects
1 12 (38.71%) QlikView
1 12 (38.71%) Pentaho
2 7 (22.58%) Base SAS
2 7 (22.58%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
3 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.13%) Selenium IDE
2 5 (16.13%) Maven
2 5 (16.13%) Selenium
2 5 (16.13%) Ant
2 5 (16.13%) JUnit
2 5 (16.13%) Log4j
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (16.13%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Consultant
2 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Software Development Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Python Developer
4 5 (16.13%) SAS BI Consultant
4 5 (16.13%) Development Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) QA Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Software Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) AWS Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Build Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) XML
2 5 (16.13%) J2SE
2 5 (16.13%) J2EE
3 3 (9.68%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Visualisation
2 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
3 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) SUSE
1 5 (16.13%) UNIX
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Debian
3 1 (3.23%) CentOS
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Open Source
2 17 (54.84%) Analytics
3 12 (38.71%) Business Analytics
3 12 (38.71%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (38.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (38.71%) Business Analysis
4 10 (32.26%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
5 5 (16.13%) Software Architecture
5 5 (16.13%) Game Development
5 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
5 5 (16.13%) Performance Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Integration Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Test Planning
5 5 (16.13%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) Perl
1 12 (38.71%) R
2 8 (25.81%) C#
3 7 (22.58%) Shell Script
3 7 (22.58%) Ruby
4 6 (19.35%) C++
5 5 (16.13%) Java
5 5 (16.13%) SQL
6 4 (12.90%) PHP
7 3 (9.68%) VB
8 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
8 2 (6.45%) Lua
9 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Samba
1 1 (3.23%) Squid
1 1 (3.23%) KVM
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Nagios
1 1 (3.23%) Munin
1 1 (3.23%) Zenoss
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) SmokePing
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) Cognos
2 12 (38.71%) IBM
2 12 (38.71%) Tableau
3 5 (16.13%) Cloudera
3 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 5 (16.13%) Teradata
4 3 (9.68%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Perforce
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago