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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 48 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Python 20 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.36% 2.69% 1.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.83% 5.80% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 9
Median salary £37,500 £36,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,900 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +9.75%
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
293 207 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 49.24% 46.41% 54.68%
Number of salaries quoted 231 158 290
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -4 18 £38,750 +3.33%
Prescot - 2 £32,500 -
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 29 (90.63%) Linux
2 25 (78.13%) Bash Shell
3 16 (50.00%) SQL
4 15 (46.88%) HTML
5 14 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (40.63%) Perl
7 12 (37.50%) CSS
7 12 (37.50%) Apache
7 12 (37.50%) Web Development
7 12 (37.50%) Django
8 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
8 11 (34.38%) PHP
8 11 (34.38%) C++
8 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
9 10 (31.25%) C#
9 10 (31.25%) Subversion
9 10 (31.25%) Degree
9 10 (31.25%) Computer Science
9 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
10 9 (28.13%) nginx
10 9 (28.13%) Windows
11 8 (25.00%) Nagios
11 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
11 8 (25.00%) Debian
11 8 (25.00%) Backup Exec
11 8 (25.00%) Munin
11 8 (25.00%) CentOS
11 8 (25.00%) Varnish
11 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
12 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008

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 12 (37.50%) Apache
2 9 (28.13%) nginx
3 3 (9.38%) CMS
3 3 (9.38%) Drupal
3 3 (9.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Magento
1 3 (9.38%) OpenCart
1 3 (9.38%) osCommerce
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Internet
1 5 (15.63%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (15.63%) Wireless
2 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (9.38%) HTTPS
4 2 (6.25%) 802.11
4 2 (6.25%) SMS
5 1 (3.13%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MySQL
1 6 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
1 10 (31.25%) Subversion
2 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.38%) Bazaar
3 3 (9.38%) Mercurial
3 3 (9.38%) PhantomJS
3 3 (9.38%) PHPUnit
4 1 (3.13%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (6.25%) Advertising
1 2 (6.25%) Games
1 2 (6.25%) Law
1 2 (6.25%) Legal
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Web Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Administrator
3 8 (25.00%) Applications Support
4 7 (21.88%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (21.88%) Linux Support
5 6 (18.75%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) Magento Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Embedded Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Embedded Software Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Python Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.13%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) HTML
2 12 (37.50%) CSS
2 12 (37.50%) Django
3 7 (21.88%) JSON
3 7 (21.88%) XML
4 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
4 6 (18.75%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (15.63%) HTML5
5 5 (15.63%) jQuery
6 3 (9.38%) CakePHP
6 3 (9.38%) CSS3
6 3 (9.38%) LAMP
6 3 (9.38%) Laravel
6 3 (9.38%) MooTools
6 3 (9.38%) Node.js
6 3 (9.38%) Symfony
6 3 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (6.25%) .NET
7 2 (6.25%) 802.1X
7 2 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.63%) Client/Server
3 4 (12.50%) Device Driver
4 3 (9.38%) Cybercrime
4 3 (9.38%) Tandem
4 3 (9.38%) User Experience
5 1 (3.13%) iPad
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (90.63%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) Windows
3 8 (25.00%) CentOS
3 8 (25.00%) Debian
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (15.63%) Unix
7 2 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (6.25%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (37.50%) Web Development
3 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
4 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (21.88%) Problem Management
6 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.38%) ITIL
7 3 (9.38%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (9.38%) OO
7 3 (9.38%) OO PHP
7 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.38%) Web Design
8 2 (6.25%) Build Automation
8 2 (6.25%) Case Management
8 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (3.13%) Open Source
9 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) Bash Shell
2 16 (50.00%) SQL
3 13 (40.63%) Perl
4 11 (34.38%) C++
4 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
4 11 (34.38%) PHP
5 10 (31.25%) C#
6 4 (12.50%) C
7 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
7 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
8 2 (6.25%) Embedded C
8 2 (6.25%) Java
9 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Varnish
2 4 (12.50%) Firmware
3 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) Squid
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 8 (25.00%) Munin
1 8 (25.00%) Nagios
2 7 (21.88%) Cacti
2 7 (21.88%) Puppet
3 6 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.13%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco
1 3 (9.38%) Citrix
1 3 (9.38%) F5
1 3 (9.38%) Twitter
1 3 (9.38%) VMware
1 3 (9.38%) Zend
2 2 (6.25%) HP
2 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Perforce
3 1 (3.13%) SaltStack