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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 55 65 55
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Python 26 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.29% 0.95% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.83% 1.78% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 13
Average salary £45,000 £31,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.00% -21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £30,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,274 £38,750 £45,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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
446 338 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 56.46% 53.74% 54.72%
Number of salaries quoted 392 300 322
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,218 £45,100 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +7 23 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Durham - 2 £55,000 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 41 (68.33%) Java
2 26 (43.33%) Linux
2 26 (43.33%) C++
3 24 (40.00%) Ruby
4 22 (36.67%) Computer Science
5 21 (35.00%) HTML
5 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (33.33%) C#
6 20 (33.33%) Degree
7 18 (30.00%) Mathematics
8 17 (28.33%) HTML5
8 17 (28.33%) Scrum
9 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 15 (25.00%) Open Source
10 14 (23.33%) Selenium
10 14 (23.33%) TDD
11 13 (21.67%) Software Engineering
11 13 (21.67%) QA
11 13 (21.67%) Jenkins
11 13 (21.67%) Algorithms
12 12 (20.00%) PHP
12 12 (20.00%) Scala
12 12 (20.00%) Django
12 12 (20.00%) Spring
12 12 (20.00%) Web Development
12 12 (20.00%) Mentoring
13 11 (18.33%) Relational Database
13 11 (18.33%) MySQL
13 11 (18.33%) MongoDB
13 11 (18.33%) RESTful

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (16.67%) Confluence
2 4 (6.67%) Node.js
3 2 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.67%) nginx
4 1 (1.67%) Moodle
4 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) HTTP
2 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) DNS
3 1 (1.67%) SSL
3 1 (1.67%) SAN
3 1 (1.67%) Internet
3 1 (1.67%) Firewall
3 1 (1.67%) SSH
3 1 (1.67%) Network Security
3 1 (1.67%) NAS
3 1 (1.67%) PuTTY
3 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) MySQL
1 11 (18.33%) MongoDB
1 11 (18.33%) Relational Database
2 10 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (23.33%) Selenium
2 13 (21.67%) Jenkins
3 10 (16.67%) JIRA
4 9 (15.00%) VTune
5 4 (6.67%) JUnit
6 3 (5.00%) Subversion
6 3 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.33%) TestNG
7 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.33%) Hudson
8 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.67%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.67%) Maven
8 1 (1.67%) Ant
General
1 9 (15.00%) Games
2 8 (13.33%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.67%) Back Office
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Developer
2 14 (23.33%) Software Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) Architect
3 10 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (13.33%) Quality Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) QA Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Software Quality Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Software Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (10.00%) Administrator
6 6 (10.00%) Programmer
7 4 (6.67%) Tester
7 4 (6.67%) Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Software Development Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) QA Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.33%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.00%) HTML
2 17 (28.33%) HTML5
3 12 (20.00%) Spring
3 12 (20.00%) Django
4 11 (18.33%) CSS
4 11 (18.33%) JSON
4 11 (18.33%) RESTful
5 9 (15.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 9 (15.00%) OpenGL
5 9 (15.00%) DirectX
6 5 (8.33%) SOAP
6 5 (8.33%) .NET
6 5 (8.33%) Backbone.js
7 4 (6.67%) Unreal Engine
7 4 (6.67%) REST
7 4 (6.67%) XML
8 3 (5.00%) jQuery
8 3 (5.00%) SproutCore
8 3 (5.00%) Ember.js
9 2 (3.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.67%) Computer Science
2 18 (30.00%) Mathematics
3 15 (25.00%) Open Source
4 13 (21.67%) Algorithms
5 8 (13.33%) Visualisation
5 8 (13.33%) Augmented Reality
5 8 (13.33%) Mobile Banking
5 8 (13.33%) Mobile Payment
5 8 (13.33%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (8.33%) Replication
7 4 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (6.67%) Animation
7 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (5.00%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.67%) User Experience
9 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.67%) PKI
9 1 (1.67%) Physics
9 1 (1.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 26 (43.33%) Linux
2 5 (8.33%) UNIX
3 3 (5.00%) Windows
4 2 (3.33%) CentOS
5 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.33%) Scrum
3 14 (23.33%) TDD
4 13 (21.67%) Software Engineering
5 12 (20.00%) Web Development
5 12 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 10 (16.67%) Kanban
7 9 (15.00%) Multithreading
8 8 (13.33%) 3D Rendering
8 8 (13.33%) 3D Visualisation
8 8 (13.33%) Mobile Commerce
8 8 (13.33%) OO
9 7 (11.67%) DevOps
10 5 (8.33%) Performance Testing
11 4 (6.67%) Automated Testing
11 4 (6.67%) OOD
11 4 (6.67%) OOP
11 4 (6.67%) MVC
11 4 (6.67%) Test Automation
11 4 (6.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (68.33%) Java
2 26 (43.33%) C++
3 24 (40.00%) Ruby
4 20 (33.33%) C#
5 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 12 (20.00%) PHP
6 12 (20.00%) Scala
7 9 (15.00%) Perl
7 9 (15.00%) C
7 9 (15.00%) HLSL
8 7 (11.67%) Bash Shell
9 6 (10.00%) SQL
10 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.67%) Jython
11 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.67%) Clojure
11 1 (1.67%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.67%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 20 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.67%) QA
2 9 (15.00%) PCI DSS
2 9 (15.00%) ISO 9001
3 8 (13.33%) TickIT
3 8 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 8 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) Puppet
1 11 (18.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.33%) Nagios
3 1 (1.67%) Cacti
3 1 (1.67%) logstash
3 1 (1.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (6.67%) Twitter
2 3 (5.00%) Sencha
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.67%) Blackboard
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) F5
4 1 (1.67%) Percona
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North East England
Explore Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago