The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 42 40 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Python 31 31 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.83% 4.70% 3.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.24% 8.66% 6.24%
Number of salaries quoted 15 30 18
Average salary £27,500 £38,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.10% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £26,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £50,000 £44,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Programming Languages Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
428 358 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 52.84% 54.32% 50.98%
Number of salaries quoted 334 315 357
Average salary £32,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.32% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Python
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -11 17 £27,500 -36.41% 9
Northumberland - 14 - -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 28 (49.12%) C#
1 28 (49.12%) Java
2 26 (45.61%) Linux
3 24 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (38.60%) Ruby
5 21 (36.84%) MySQL
6 19 (33.33%) C++
6 19 (33.33%) HTML
6 19 (33.33%) CSS
6 19 (33.33%) Open Source
6 19 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 18 (31.58%) Scala
7 18 (31.58%) JUnit
7 18 (31.58%) Finance
7 18 (31.58%) Games
8 17 (29.82%) Automated Testing
9 16 (28.07%) Software Engineering
9 16 (28.07%) Degree
9 16 (28.07%) REST
10 15 (26.32%) Play Framework
10 15 (26.32%) Ruby on Rails
10 15 (26.32%) Django
10 15 (26.32%) Multithreading
10 15 (26.32%) Guice
10 15 (26.32%) Spring
10 15 (26.32%) Google
11 14 (24.56%) Computer Science
11 14 (24.56%) JSON
11 14 (24.56%) Mathematics
12 13 (22.81%) Scrum

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (10.53%) nginx
2 5 (8.77%) Tornado
3 2 (3.51%) Moodle
4 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.75%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) HTTP
2 3 (5.26%) Firewall
2 3 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.51%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.84%) MySQL
2 11 (19.30%) MongoDB
3 10 (17.54%) Relational Database
4 9 (15.79%) NoSQL
5 6 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (8.77%) Redis
6 5 (8.77%) Couchbase
6 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database
7 3 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 18 (31.58%) JUnit
3 12 (21.05%) Subversion
3 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
4 10 (17.54%) VTune
5 7 (12.28%) Selenium
6 3 (5.26%) Maven
6 3 (5.26%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.26%) RSpec
6 3 (5.26%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.51%) Ant
8 1 (1.75%) Hudson
General
1 18 (31.58%) Finance
1 18 (31.58%) Games
2 4 (7.02%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Advertising
3 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (49.12%) Developer
2 16 (28.07%) Programmer
3 6 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (10.53%) Administrator
4 5 (8.77%) Games Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Test Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Web Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Linux Support
7 2 (3.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.33%) HTML
1 19 (33.33%) CSS
2 16 (28.07%) REST
3 15 (26.32%) Play Framework
3 15 (26.32%) Django
3 15 (26.32%) Guice
3 15 (26.32%) Spring
3 15 (26.32%) Ruby on Rails
4 14 (24.56%) JSON
5 12 (21.05%) HTML5
5 12 (21.05%) CSS3
5 12 (21.05%) Ajax
5 12 (21.05%) DirectX
6 11 (19.30%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 10 (17.54%) OpenGL
8 9 (15.79%) RESTful
9 6 (10.53%) SOAP
10 5 (8.77%) XML
10 5 (8.77%) CherryPy
10 5 (8.77%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.33%) Open Source
2 14 (24.56%) Mathematics
2 14 (24.56%) Computer Science
3 9 (15.79%) 3D Graphics
3 9 (15.79%) Visualisation
3 9 (15.79%) Augmented Reality
4 5 (8.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (8.77%) Animation
5 4 (7.02%) Replication
6 2 (3.51%) Physics
7 1 (1.75%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.75%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 26 (45.61%) Linux
2 6 (10.53%) UNIX
3 5 (8.77%) FreeBSD
4 2 (3.51%) SUSE
4 2 (3.51%) Debian
4 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.51%) CentOS
4 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.75%) Windows
5 1 (1.75%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.82%) Automated Testing
3 16 (28.07%) Software Engineering
4 15 (26.32%) Multithreading
5 13 (22.81%) Scrum
6 12 (21.05%) Configuration Management
6 12 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (17.54%) Web Development
8 9 (15.79%) Web Design
8 9 (15.79%) OWASP
8 9 (15.79%) 3D Rendering
8 9 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (15.79%) 3D Visualisation
9 7 (12.28%) Test Scripting
10 6 (10.53%) TDD
10 6 (10.53%) DevOps
11 5 (8.77%) OOD
12 4 (7.02%) Web Testing
13 3 (5.26%) Software Testing
13 3 (5.26%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 28 (49.12%) C#
1 28 (49.12%) Java
2 22 (38.60%) Ruby
3 19 (33.33%) C++
4 18 (31.58%) Scala
5 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
6 10 (17.54%) HLSL
7 7 (12.28%) Bash Shell
7 7 (12.28%) SQL
8 4 (7.02%) PHP
8 4 (7.02%) C
9 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.51%) Perl
10 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.75%) Jython
Qualifications
1 16 (28.07%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) QA
2 4 (7.02%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Docker
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.51%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) Puppet
2 7 (12.28%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.77%) HAProxy
3 5 (8.77%) Nagios
4 3 (5.26%) Ganglia
4 3 (5.26%) collectd
5 2 (3.51%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) Google
2 7 (12.28%) Oracle
3 5 (8.77%) Twitter
4 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.51%) VMware
5 2 (3.51%) Blackboard
6 1 (1.75%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.75%) JBoss
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
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