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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 47 64 57
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Permanent jobs citing Python 15 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.04% 1.25% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.62% 1.89% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 4
Average salary £32,000 £52,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.04% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,700 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £69,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
267 423 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 54.16% 66.30% 62.07%
Number of salaries quoted 220 384 281
Average salary £36,000 £36,500 £32,528
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% +12.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 31 March 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 +14 13 £32,000 -39.04%
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 10 (43.48%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) PHP
4 7 (30.43%) Java
4 7 (30.43%) Oracle
4 7 (30.43%) Perl
4 7 (30.43%) Linux
4 7 (30.43%) Analytics
5 6 (26.09%) Cloudera
5 6 (26.09%) Business Analytics
5 6 (26.09%) R
5 6 (26.09%) Tableau
5 6 (26.09%) QlikView
5 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
5 6 (26.09%) Pentaho
5 6 (26.09%) Open Source
5 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
5 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
5 6 (26.09%) Business Objects
5 6 (26.09%) MySQL
5 6 (26.09%) SPSS
5 6 (26.09%) SAS
5 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (26.09%) IBM
5 6 (26.09%) Apache
5 6 (26.09%) Cognos
5 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (26.09%) Teradata
5 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 6 (26.09%) Apache
1 6 (26.09%) SAS
2 4 (17.39%) nginx
3 2 (8.70%) Node.js
4 1 (4.35%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
1 6 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (26.09%) QlikView
1 6 (26.09%) Pentaho
1 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Selenium
1 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
1 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
1 2 (8.70%) Jasmine
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 5 (21.74%) Games
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Multimedia
4 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) SAS BI Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) PHP Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Development Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
1 4 (17.39%) HTML5
1 4 (17.39%) jQuery
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) SOAP
3 2 (8.70%) MSMQ
3 2 (8.70%) JMS
3 2 (8.70%) Middleware
3 2 (8.70%) Ajax
3 2 (8.70%) JSON
3 2 (8.70%) CSS3
3 2 (8.70%) WebSockets
3 2 (8.70%) Backbone.js
3 2 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.70%) Flask
3 2 (8.70%) Jinja
3 2 (8.70%) Mason
3 2 (8.70%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
1 6 (26.09%) Open Source
2 2 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.35%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Debian
2 3 (13.04%) CentOS
2 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Analytics
2 6 (26.09%) Business Analytics
2 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Kanban
5 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.70%) Game Development
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Pair Programming
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) OOP
5 2 (8.70%) SOA
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Information Retrieval
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) C#
2 8 (34.78%) PHP
3 7 (30.43%) Java
3 7 (30.43%) Perl
4 6 (26.09%) Ruby
4 6 (26.09%) R
5 5 (21.74%) C++
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
7 3 (13.04%) VB
7 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
8 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
8 2 (8.70%) TypeScript
9 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Samba
2 3 (13.04%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Nagios
2 3 (13.04%) Munin
2 3 (13.04%) Zenoss
2 3 (13.04%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle
3 6 (26.09%) Business Objects
3 6 (26.09%) Cognos
3 6 (26.09%) IBM
3 6 (26.09%) Teradata
3 6 (26.09%) Tableau
3 6 (26.09%) Cloudera
4 2 (8.70%) Rackspace
4 2 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.35%) Perforce
5 1 (4.35%) Google