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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 57 44 58
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Permanent jobs citing Python 21 32 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.90% 4.05% 2.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.43% 7.49% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 14
Average salary £40,000 £28,636 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.68% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £41,893 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
474 427 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 65.56% 54.05% 52.17%
Number of salaries quoted 414 373 322
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,100 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £46,983
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 May 2015.

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 May 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
Tyne and Wear -10 19 £40,000 +39.68% 4
Durham -1 2 £30,000 - 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 17 (39.53%) Visualisation
2 16 (37.21%) Open Source
3 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
3 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
4 14 (32.56%) Oracle
5 13 (30.23%) Java
5 13 (30.23%) Linux
6 12 (27.91%) Cognos
6 12 (27.91%) SAS
6 12 (27.91%) Business Objects
6 12 (27.91%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (27.91%) IBM
6 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
6 12 (27.91%) SPSS
6 12 (27.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (27.91%) Business Analysis
6 12 (27.91%) QlikView
6 12 (27.91%) Pentaho
6 12 (27.91%) R
6 12 (27.91%) Tableau
6 12 (27.91%) Analytics
6 12 (27.91%) Business Analytics
7 11 (25.58%) MongoDB
7 11 (25.58%) MySQL
7 11 (25.58%) C++
7 11 (25.58%) HTML
8 10 (23.26%) CSS
8 10 (23.26%) Web Development
9 9 (20.93%) Ruby
9 9 (20.93%) C#

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 12 (27.91%) SAS
2 2 (4.65%) Apache
2 2 (4.65%) Confluence
2 2 (4.65%) Node.js
3 1 (2.33%) JBoss
3 1 (2.33%) CMS
3 1 (2.33%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (27.91%) SPSS
2 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) PPP
1 1 (2.33%) VPN
1 1 (2.33%) SSL
1 1 (2.33%) IPv4
1 1 (2.33%) IPv6
1 1 (2.33%) SAN
1 1 (2.33%) MPLS
1 1 (2.33%) OSPF
1 1 (2.33%) BGP
1 1 (2.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (2.33%) L2TP
1 1 (2.33%) Firewall
1 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.33%) IPsec
1 1 (2.33%) SSH
1 1 (2.33%) xDSL
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (27.91%) QlikView
2 12 (27.91%) Pentaho
3 11 (25.58%) MongoDB
3 11 (25.58%) MySQL
4 4 (9.30%) Base SAS
4 4 (9.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.33%) DB2
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.65%) JIRA
3 2 (4.65%) Selenium
4 1 (2.33%) RSpec
4 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 7 (16.28%) Games
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Consultant
3 10 (23.26%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 8 (18.60%) SAS BI Consultant
5 7 (16.28%) Programmer
6 5 (11.63%) Applications Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Junior
8 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Tester
8 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Junior Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Python Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Web Programmer
8 2 (4.65%) ScrumMaster
8 2 (4.65%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) HTML
2 10 (23.26%) CSS
3 8 (18.60%) HTML5
4 7 (16.28%) REST
4 7 (16.28%) Django
5 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
5 5 (11.63%) JSON
5 5 (11.63%) .NET
5 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (6.98%) RESTful
6 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.98%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 3 (6.98%) XML
6 3 (6.98%) CSS3
7 2 (4.65%) jQuery
7 2 (4.65%) XSD
7 2 (4.65%) XHTML
7 2 (4.65%) Spring
7 2 (4.65%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (4.65%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) Visualisation
2 3 (6.98%) Kinect
2 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile Games
3 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) UNIX
3 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.33%) CentOS
3 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Open Source
2 12 (27.91%) Business Analysis
2 12 (27.91%) Business Analytics
2 12 (27.91%) Analytics
2 12 (27.91%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (27.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (23.26%) Web Development
4 7 (16.28%) Data Visualisation
4 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (16.28%) MVC
5 6 (13.95%) OOP
5 6 (13.95%) OO
5 6 (13.95%) Scrum
6 5 (11.63%) TDD
6 5 (11.63%) Software Architecture
6 5 (11.63%) MVVM
7 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.98%) BDD
8 3 (6.98%) 3D Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
2 13 (30.23%) Java
3 12 (27.91%) R
4 11 (25.58%) C++
5 9 (20.93%) C#
5 9 (20.93%) Ruby
6 5 (11.63%) PHP
7 4 (9.30%) Scala
7 4 (9.30%) Perl
8 3 (6.98%) SQL
9 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.33%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) CCIE
2 1 (2.33%) CCSP
2 1 (2.33%) CCNP
2 1 (2.33%) CCIP
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.33%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
1 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.33%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Oracle
2 12 (27.91%) Business Objects
2 12 (27.91%) Cognos
2 12 (27.91%) IBM
2 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.91%) Tableau
3 8 (18.60%) Teradata
3 8 (18.60%) Cloudera
4 2 (4.65%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Sencha
5 1 (2.33%) F5
5 1 (2.33%) Twitter
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe
5 1 (2.33%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.33%) Apple
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) Sybase
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
BPR Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Durham, County Durham
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 8 days ago