The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 41 40 60
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +20
Permanent jobs citing Python 35 30 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.22% 4.51% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.81% 9.12% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 22 29 7
Average salary £27,500 £44,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Python
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Programming Languages Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
448 329 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 53.98% 49.47% 54.21%
Number of salaries quoted 315 287 369
Average salary £32,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Python
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python across the North East region.

Python Salary Trend in the North East

Python
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in the North East

Python
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Tyne and Wear -9 26 £27,500 -37.50% 5
Northumberland - 9 - -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 37 (55.22%) Java
2 31 (46.27%) C#
2 31 (46.27%) Linux
3 27 (40.30%) Ruby
4 25 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (34.33%) CSS
5 23 (34.33%) HTML
5 23 (34.33%) MySQL
6 22 (32.84%) C++
7 21 (31.34%) Degree
7 21 (31.34%) Jenkins
8 19 (28.36%) Scala
8 19 (28.36%) Open Source
8 19 (28.36%) JUnit
9 18 (26.87%) Automated Testing
9 18 (26.87%) Software Engineering
9 18 (26.87%) Finance
9 18 (26.87%) Games
10 17 (25.37%) Computer Science
10 17 (25.37%) JavaScript
10 17 (25.37%) REST
11 16 (23.88%) Ruby on Rails
12 15 (22.39%) Google
12 15 (22.39%) Django
12 15 (22.39%) Mathematics
12 15 (22.39%) HTML5
12 15 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (22.39%) Multithreading
12 15 (22.39%) Guice
12 15 (22.39%) Play Framework

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 (8.96%) nginx
2 5 (7.46%) Tornado
3 2 (2.99%) Moodle
3 2 (2.99%) Node.js
4 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.49%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) HTTP
2 3 (4.48%) Firewall
2 3 (4.48%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.99%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.33%) MySQL
2 11 (16.42%) MongoDB
3 10 (14.93%) Relational Database
4 9 (13.43%) NoSQL
5 6 (8.96%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (7.46%) Redis
6 5 (7.46%) Couchbase
6 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (31.34%) Jenkins
2 19 (28.36%) JUnit
3 12 (17.91%) Subversion
3 12 (17.91%) Git (software)
4 10 (14.93%) Selenium
4 10 (14.93%) VTune
5 4 (5.97%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.48%) RSpec
6 3 (4.48%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.48%) Hudson
7 2 (2.99%) Ant
7 2 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.99%) TestNG
7 2 (2.99%) Maven
General
1 18 (26.87%) Finance
1 18 (26.87%) Games
2 4 (5.97%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Advertising
3 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (43.28%) Developer
2 16 (23.88%) Programmer
3 8 (11.94%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (11.94%) Administrator
3 8 (11.94%) Software Engineer
4 5 (7.46%) Games Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Architect
6 3 (4.48%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.48%) Lead Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Web Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Development Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.33%) HTML
1 23 (34.33%) CSS
2 17 (25.37%) REST
3 16 (23.88%) Ruby on Rails
4 15 (22.39%) HTML5
4 15 (22.39%) Django
4 15 (22.39%) Guice
4 15 (22.39%) Play Framework
5 14 (20.90%) Spring
5 14 (20.90%) Ajax
6 13 (19.40%) JSON
7 12 (17.91%) DirectX
7 12 (17.91%) CSS3
8 11 (16.42%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 10 (14.93%) RESTful
9 10 (14.93%) OpenGL
10 7 (10.45%) SOAP
10 7 (10.45%) Ember.js
11 5 (7.46%) Twisted
11 5 (7.46%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.36%) Open Source
2 17 (25.37%) Computer Science
3 15 (22.39%) Mathematics
4 9 (13.43%) 3D Graphics
4 9 (13.43%) Visualisation
4 9 (13.43%) Augmented Reality
5 6 (8.96%) Replication
6 5 (7.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (7.46%) Animation
7 2 (2.99%) Physics
8 1 (1.49%) Learning Management System
8 1 (1.49%) VLE
8 1 (1.49%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.49%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 31 (46.27%) Linux
2 8 (11.94%) UNIX
3 5 (7.46%) FreeBSD
4 2 (2.99%) SUSE
4 2 (2.99%) Debian
4 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.99%) CentOS
4 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.49%) Android
5 1 (1.49%) Windows
5 1 (1.49%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.87%) Automated Testing
2 18 (26.87%) Software Engineering
3 15 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (22.39%) Multithreading
4 14 (20.90%) Scrum
5 12 (17.91%) Configuration Management
6 10 (14.93%) Web Development
6 10 (14.93%) Test Scripting
7 9 (13.43%) OWASP
7 9 (13.43%) 3D Rendering
7 9 (13.43%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (13.43%) Web Design
7 9 (13.43%) 3D Visualisation
8 8 (11.94%) DevOps
9 7 (10.45%) TDD
9 7 (10.45%) OO
10 5 (7.46%) OOD
10 5 (7.46%) MVC
10 5 (7.46%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 37 (55.22%) Java
2 31 (46.27%) C#
3 27 (40.30%) Ruby
4 22 (32.84%) C++
5 19 (28.36%) Scala
6 17 (25.37%) JavaScript
7 10 (14.93%) PHP
7 10 (14.93%) HLSL
8 9 (13.43%) Bash Shell
8 9 (13.43%) SQL
9 8 (11.94%) C
10 7 (10.45%) Perl
11 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.99%) Jython
12 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (31.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) QA
2 6 (8.96%) SLA
3 1 (1.49%) TickIT
3 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Docker
2 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.99%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) Puppet
2 7 (10.45%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.46%) HAProxy
3 5 (7.46%) Nagios
4 3 (4.48%) Ganglia
4 3 (4.48%) collectd
5 2 (2.99%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Google
2 7 (10.45%) Oracle
3 5 (7.46%) Twitter
4 4 (5.97%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.99%) VMware
5 2 (2.99%) Blackboard
5 2 (2.99%) Sencha
6 1 (1.49%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
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