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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
North West / Merseyside
Rank 54 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Python 18 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.02% 0.76% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.97% 1.59% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 6
Median salary £35,750 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.37% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £33,950 £33,550
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £37,500 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
362 251 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 60.64% 47.90% 55.21%
Number of salaries quoted 301 190 202
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +6 17 £35,750 -1.37%
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 23 (74.19%) Perl
2 15 (48.39%) Linux
3 14 (45.16%) Java
4 12 (38.71%) Bash Shell
5 11 (35.48%) Jenkins
5 11 (35.48%) C++
5 11 (35.48%) SQL
6 10 (32.26%) Ruby
6 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (32.26%) Windows
6 10 (32.26%) Games
7 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
7 9 (29.03%) Game Development
8 8 (25.81%) C#
8 8 (25.81%) QA
9 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
9 7 (22.58%) PHP
9 7 (22.58%) Puppet
10 6 (19.35%) MSBuild
10 6 (19.35%) NuGet
10 6 (19.35%) Automation Testing
10 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
10 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
10 6 (19.35%) OO
10 6 (19.35%) Apache
10 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
10 6 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
10 6 (19.35%) CentOS
11 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 6 (19.35%) Apache
2 5 (16.13%) IIS
3 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
4 3 (9.68%) CMS
4 3 (9.68%) Drupal
4 3 (9.68%) WordPress
5 2 (6.45%) nginx
6 1 (3.23%) Apache Pig
6 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
6 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
6 1 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Magento
1 3 (9.68%) OpenCart
1 3 (9.68%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Bluemix
2 1 (3.23%) Heroku
2 1 (3.23%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) PuTTY
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.23%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Jenkins
2 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
3 6 (19.35%) MSBuild
3 6 (19.35%) NuGet
3 6 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (16.13%) JIRA
5 4 (12.90%) Subversion
6 3 (9.68%) Bazaar
6 3 (9.68%) Mercurial
6 3 (9.68%) PhantomJS
6 3 (9.68%) PHPUnit
7 1 (3.23%) Ant
7 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.23%) GoCD
7 1 (3.23%) JMeter
7 1 (3.23%) RubyMine
7 1 (3.23%) Selenium
7 1 (3.23%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (3.23%) Travis CI
7 1 (3.23%) WATIR
General
1 10 (32.26%) Games
2 4 (12.90%) Advertising
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Release Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) HPUX Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Applications Support
5 3 (9.68%) Build and Release Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Build Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Games Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Magento Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Data Scientist
7 1 (3.23%) PHP Magento Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) JSON
1 4 (12.90%) Node.js
1 4 (12.90%) XML
2 3 (9.68%) CakePHP
2 3 (9.68%) CSS
2 3 (9.68%) CSS3
2 3 (9.68%) HTML
2 3 (9.68%) HTML5
2 3 (9.68%) jQuery
2 3 (9.68%) Laravel
2 3 (9.68%) MooTools
2 3 (9.68%) Symfony
3 2 (6.45%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.23%) LAMP
4 1 (3.23%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (3.23%) OpenVZ
4 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.23%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
1 3 (9.68%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Applied Mathematics
2 1 (3.23%) Cybercrime
2 1 (3.23%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.23%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.23%) iPad
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) Windows
3 6 (19.35%) CentOS
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
4 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (12.90%) Fedora
5 4 (12.90%) HPUX
5 4 (12.90%) Ubuntu
6 2 (6.45%) Android
6 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
6 2 (6.45%) Unix
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.23%) Debian
7 1 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
2 9 (29.03%) Game Development
3 6 (19.35%) Automation Testing
3 6 (19.35%) OO
4 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.90%) Web Development
6 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.68%) DevOps
6 3 (9.68%) OO PHP
6 3 (9.68%) OOP
6 3 (9.68%) Post-Production
6 3 (9.68%) Scrum
7 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Open Source
7 2 (6.45%) SDLC
7 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.23%) Statistical Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) Perl
2 14 (45.16%) Java
3 12 (38.71%) Bash Shell
4 11 (35.48%) C++
4 11 (35.48%) SQL
5 10 (32.26%) Ruby
6 8 (25.81%) C#
7 7 (22.58%) PHP
8 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
8 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
9 4 (12.90%) Bourne shell
9 4 (12.90%) Korn
9 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
10 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
11 2 (6.45%) C
12 1 (3.23%) Go
12 1 (3.23%) Groovy
12 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
12 1 (3.23%) R
12 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Varnish
2 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Puppet
2 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.45%) Ansible
3 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.45%) Cacti
3 2 (6.45%) Munin
3 2 (6.45%) Nagios
4 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.23%) Mesos
4 1 (3.23%) Rancher
4 1 (3.23%) rkt
4 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
3 4 (12.90%) HP
4 3 (9.68%) Zend
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) Perforce
5 1 (3.23%) SaltStack