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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 41 54 57
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Permanent jobs citing Python 28 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.72% 2.73% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.12% 4.71% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 7
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £49,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
345 403 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 58.18% 57.90% 51.77%
Number of salaries quoted 301 362 257
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +17 27 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 25 (48.08%) JavaScript
2 20 (38.46%) Linux
3 19 (36.54%) MySQL
3 19 (36.54%) Java
4 16 (30.77%) PHP
5 15 (28.85%) C
6 14 (26.92%) C++
6 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (25.00%) Ruby
7 13 (25.00%) SQL
7 13 (25.00%) SOAP
7 13 (25.00%) Unix
8 12 (23.08%) OO
8 12 (23.08%) Perl
9 11 (21.15%) HTML
9 11 (21.15%) C#
9 11 (21.15%) CSS
9 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
9 11 (21.15%) REST
10 9 (17.31%) QA
10 9 (17.31%) Selenium
11 8 (15.38%) Visualisation
11 8 (15.38%) GitHub
11 8 (15.38%) Marketing
11 8 (15.38%) JSON
12 7 (13.46%) Subversion
12 7 (13.46%) SaaS
12 7 (13.46%) Performance Testing
12 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
13 6 (11.54%) Open Source

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (7.69%) Node.js
1 4 (7.69%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.77%) CMS
2 3 (5.77%) nginx
3 2 (3.85%) Apache
3 2 (3.85%) JBoss
3 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.92%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) GitHub
2 7 (13.46%) SaaS
3 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.77%) PaaS
5 2 (3.85%) DigitalOcean
5 2 (3.85%) Linode
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (36.54%) MySQL
2 5 (9.62%) Big Data
2 5 (9.62%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.77%) Redis
5 2 (3.85%) CouchDB
5 2 (3.85%) DataStage
5 2 (3.85%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (3.85%) Riak
6 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Selenium
2 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.46%) Subversion
3 5 (9.62%) JUnit
4 4 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (7.69%) GitLab
4 4 (7.69%) Hudson
4 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.69%) TestNG
4 4 (7.69%) Vagrant
5 3 (5.77%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (15.38%) Marketing
2 5 (9.62%) Automotive
2 5 (9.62%) Retail
3 4 (7.69%) Advertising
3 4 (7.69%) Games
4 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.85%) Electronics
5 2 (3.85%) Finance
5 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (53.85%) Developer
2 11 (21.15%) Senior Developer
3 8 (15.38%) PHP Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Programmer
5 6 (11.54%) Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Test Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) C Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Junior
6 5 (9.62%) QA Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) QA Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) QA Test Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) QA Test Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Test Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Python Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Senior C Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Tools Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) SOAP
2 11 (21.15%) CSS
2 11 (21.15%) HTML
2 11 (21.15%) REST
3 8 (15.38%) JSON
4 6 (11.54%) AngularJS
4 6 (11.54%) XML
5 5 (9.62%) Ajax
5 5 (9.62%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 4 (7.69%) Flash
6 4 (7.69%) jQuery
7 3 (5.77%) CSS3
7 3 (5.77%) HTML5
7 3 (5.77%) Java EE
7 3 (5.77%) MooTools
7 3 (5.77%) Symfony
7 3 (5.77%) Web Services
7 3 (5.77%) XSD
7 3 (5.77%) YAML
8 2 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Visualisation
2 5 (9.62%) Kinect
2 5 (9.62%) Mathematics
2 5 (9.62%) Oculus Rift
3 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 4 (7.69%) Public Cloud
4 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.85%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.85%) Social Network
6 1 (1.92%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (1.92%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (38.46%) Linux
2 13 (25.00%) Unix
3 5 (9.62%) Windows
4 4 (7.69%) CentOS
4 4 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.85%) Android
5 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.08%) OO
3 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
4 7 (13.46%) Performance Testing
5 6 (11.54%) Open Source
6 5 (9.62%) 3D Visualisation
6 5 (9.62%) Migration
7 4 (7.69%) Analytics
7 4 (7.69%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 4 (7.69%) ITIL
7 4 (7.69%) Multithreading
7 4 (7.69%) OOP
7 4 (7.69%) Scrum
7 4 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (7.69%) Workflow
8 3 (5.77%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.77%) Online Marketing
8 3 (5.77%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (48.08%) JavaScript
2 19 (36.54%) Java
3 16 (30.77%) PHP
4 15 (28.85%) C
5 14 (26.92%) C++
6 13 (25.00%) Ruby
6 13 (25.00%) SQL
7 12 (23.08%) Perl
8 11 (21.15%) C#
9 4 (7.69%) Bash Shell
9 4 (7.69%) Tcl
10 3 (5.77%) PHP 5
11 2 (3.85%) Jython
11 2 (3.85%) R
12 1 (1.92%) Groovy
12 1 (1.92%) Lua
12 1 (1.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) ISEB
2 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) VirtualBox
1 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (7.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.69%) Ansible
2 4 (7.69%) Nagios
2 4 (7.69%) OpenNMS
2 4 (7.69%) Puppet
2 4 (7.69%) ZABBIX
2 4 (7.69%) Zenoss
3 1 (1.92%) StatsD
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Rackspace
1 4 (7.69%) SaltStack
1 4 (7.69%) VMware
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) Google
3 2 (3.85%) IBM
3 2 (3.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.92%) Apigee
4 1 (1.92%) Citrix
4 1 (1.92%) Mashery
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) Tableau
4 1 (1.92%) Teradata
4 1 (1.92%) Zend
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