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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 45 58 47
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Permanent jobs citing Python 36 7 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.52% 1.12% 3.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.93% 2.27% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 26 7 18
Average salary £37,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,218 £50,000 £50,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
454 308 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 56.96% 49.36% 53.44%
Number of salaries quoted 368 270 303
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,200 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 31 October 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 31 October 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 33 £37,500 -14.77% 9
Durham - 3 £55,000 - 2
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 44 (61.11%) Java
2 35 (48.61%) C++
3 33 (45.83%) Linux
4 24 (33.33%) C#
4 24 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 22 (30.56%) Mathematics
5 22 (30.56%) Degree
5 22 (30.56%) Ruby
5 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (29.17%) HTML
7 20 (27.78%) JavaScript
7 20 (27.78%) MySQL
8 18 (25.00%) MongoDB
9 17 (23.61%) Algorithms
9 17 (23.61%) Software Engineering
10 16 (22.22%) HTML5
11 15 (20.83%) NoSQL
11 15 (20.83%) Multithreading
11 15 (20.83%) Games
12 14 (19.44%) Selenium
13 13 (18.06%) Scrum
14 12 (16.67%) QA
14 12 (16.67%) DirectX
14 12 (16.67%) PHP
14 12 (16.67%) C
14 12 (16.67%) CSS
14 12 (16.67%) Bash Shell
14 12 (16.67%) Open Source
14 12 (16.67%) Jenkins
15 11 (15.28%) Unity (Game Engine)

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 9 (12.50%) Confluence
2 5 (6.94%) nginx
2 5 (6.94%) Tornado
3 4 (5.56%) Node.js
4 1 (1.39%) Moodle
4 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) HTTP
2 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.78%) MySQL
2 18 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 15 (20.83%) NoSQL
4 9 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.94%) Redis
5 5 (6.94%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (19.44%) Selenium
2 12 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 10 (13.89%) VTune
4 9 (12.50%) JIRA
5 4 (5.56%) JUnit
6 3 (4.17%) Hudson
7 2 (2.78%) Subversion
7 2 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.78%) TestNG
8 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.39%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.39%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.39%) Maven
8 1 (1.39%) Ant
General
1 15 (20.83%) Games
2 8 (11.11%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Advertising
5 1 (1.39%) Back Office
5 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (37.50%) Developer
2 16 (22.22%) Programmer
3 14 (19.44%) Software Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (13.89%) Administrator
5 9 (12.50%) QA Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (12.50%) Architect
6 8 (11.11%) Quality Engineer
6 8 (11.11%) Software Quality Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Games Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) Software Development Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.78%) Linux Administrator
10 2 (2.78%) Tester
10 2 (2.78%) Analyst
10 2 (2.78%) Systems Support
10 2 (2.78%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.17%) HTML
2 16 (22.22%) HTML5
3 12 (16.67%) CSS
3 12 (16.67%) DirectX
4 11 (15.28%) Spring
4 11 (15.28%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 10 (13.89%) RESTful
5 10 (13.89%) Django
5 10 (13.89%) OpenGL
5 10 (13.89%) JSON
6 8 (11.11%) Ember.js
7 5 (6.94%) Backbone.js
7 5 (6.94%) Unreal Engine
7 5 (6.94%) gevent
7 5 (6.94%) ZeroMQ
7 5 (6.94%) Memcached
7 5 (6.94%) Twisted
7 5 (6.94%) CherryPy
7 5 (6.94%) .NET
8 4 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 22 (30.56%) Mathematics
3 17 (23.61%) Algorithms
4 12 (16.67%) Open Source
5 9 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
5 9 (12.50%) Visualisation
5 9 (12.50%) Augmented Reality
6 8 (11.11%) Replication
6 8 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
6 8 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (6.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (6.94%) Animation
8 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (4.17%) Data Structures
9 2 (2.78%) Physics
10 1 (1.39%) RIA
10 1 (1.39%) User Experience
10 1 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 33 (45.83%) Linux
2 10 (13.89%) UNIX
3 5 (6.94%) FreeBSD
4 2 (2.78%) Windows
4 2 (2.78%) CentOS
4 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.39%) SUSE
5 1 (1.39%) Debian
5 1 (1.39%) Fedora
5 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.61%) Software Engineering
3 15 (20.83%) Multithreading
4 13 (18.06%) Scrum
5 11 (15.28%) Web Development
5 11 (15.28%) TDD
6 10 (13.89%) Mentoring
7 9 (12.50%) DevOps
7 9 (12.50%) 3D Visualisation
7 9 (12.50%) Kanban
7 9 (12.50%) 3D Rendering
8 8 (11.11%) Mobile Commerce
8 8 (11.11%) OO
9 5 (6.94%) OOD
10 4 (5.56%) OOP
10 4 (5.56%) MVC
10 4 (5.56%) Test Scripting
10 4 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (4.17%) Performance Testing
11 3 (4.17%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (61.11%) Java
2 35 (48.61%) C++
3 24 (33.33%) C#
4 22 (30.56%) Ruby
5 20 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 12 (16.67%) C
6 12 (16.67%) PHP
6 12 (16.67%) Bash Shell
7 11 (15.28%) SQL
8 10 (13.89%) Perl
8 10 (13.89%) Scala
8 10 (13.89%) HLSL
9 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.78%) Jython
10 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.39%) PHP5
10 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.39%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.39%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.39%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 22 (30.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.67%) QA
2 9 (12.50%) ISO 9001
3 8 (11.11%) SLA
3 8 (11.11%) TickIT
3 8 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 8 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.78%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (15.28%) Puppet
2 9 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.94%) HAProxy
4 2 (2.78%) Nagios
4 2 (2.78%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 5 (6.94%) Twitter
2 3 (4.17%) Sencha
2 3 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.78%) VMware
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.39%) Blackboard
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