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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 57 64 53
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs citing Python 10 3 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.61% 0.49% 3.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.91% 0.82% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 21
Average salary £50,000 £39,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.38% +4.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,850 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
344 368 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.39% 59.55% 64.64%
Number of salaries quoted 297 344 391
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +8 10 £50,000 +27.38%
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 17 (70.83%) Java
1 17 (70.83%) SQL
2 14 (58.33%) Linux
2 14 (58.33%) SOA
2 14 (58.33%) Ruby
2 14 (58.33%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 12 (50.00%) QA
3 12 (50.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 12 (50.00%) Degree
3 12 (50.00%) Change Management
3 12 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (50.00%) JMS
3 12 (50.00%) EAI
3 12 (50.00%) SLA
3 12 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 12 (50.00%) TIBCO
3 12 (50.00%) TIBCO Hawk
3 12 (50.00%) BusinessWorks
3 12 (50.00%) ITIL
3 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (50.00%) DB2
4 6 (25.00%) HTML
5 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 5 (20.83%) Perl
5 5 (20.83%) .NET
6 4 (16.67%) Finance
6 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) C#
6 4 (16.67%) UNIX

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 12 (50.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.17%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) DOC1
1 2 (8.33%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 12 (50.00%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (8.33%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Subversion
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Team Leader
2 8 (33.33%) Technical Team Leader
2 8 (33.33%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Trainer
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Hadoop Developer
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Team Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) JMS
2 6 (25.00%) HTML
3 5 (20.83%) .NET
4 3 (12.50%) CSS
4 3 (12.50%) HTML5
5 2 (8.33%) CSS3
5 2 (8.33%) Backbone.js
5 2 (8.33%) Ajax
5 2 (8.33%) JSON
6 1 (4.17%) LAMP
6 1 (4.17%) SOAP
6 1 (4.17%) Web Services
6 1 (4.17%) XML
6 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) SOA
2 12 (50.00%) EAI
2 12 (50.00%) ITIL
2 12 (50.00%) Change Management
2 12 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.50%) OO
4 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (8.33%) Workflow
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) Data Management
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) MapReduce
6 1 (4.17%) Data Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) OOP
6 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) Java
1 17 (70.83%) SQL
2 14 (58.33%) Ruby
3 12 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.83%) Perl
5 4 (16.67%) C#
6 3 (12.50%) C++
6 3 (12.50%) PHP
6 3 (12.50%) C
7 2 (8.33%) Groovy
8 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) SLA
1 12 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (8.33%) Twitter
2 2 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft