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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 38 42 65
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +23
Permanent jobs citing Python 34 27 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.19% 4.07% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.69% 8.39% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 4
Average salary £27,500 £44,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.20% +18.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
442 322 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 54.50% 48.49% 54.33%
Number of salaries quoted 313 282 358
Average salary £32,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
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 16 September 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 16 September 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 25 £27,500 -38.20% 6
Northumberland - 9 - -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (58.57%) Java
2 33 (47.14%) Linux
3 31 (44.29%) C#
4 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (40.00%) Ruby
5 25 (35.71%) C++
6 23 (32.86%) MySQL
7 22 (31.43%) HTML
7 22 (31.43%) Jenkins
8 21 (30.00%) CSS
9 20 (28.57%) Degree
9 20 (28.57%) Computer Science
9 20 (28.57%) Scala
9 20 (28.57%) Open Source
10 19 (27.14%) JUnit
11 18 (25.71%) Mathematics
11 18 (25.71%) Automated Testing
11 18 (25.71%) Finance
11 18 (25.71%) Games
12 17 (24.29%) Software Engineering
12 17 (24.29%) REST
12 17 (24.29%) Mentoring
13 16 (22.86%) HTML5
13 16 (22.86%) Ruby on Rails
13 16 (22.86%) Django
14 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
14 15 (21.43%) Google
14 15 (21.43%) Spring
14 15 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (21.43%) Multithreading

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (8.57%) nginx
2 5 (7.14%) Tornado
3 2 (2.86%) Node.js
3 2 (2.86%) Moodle
4 1 (1.43%) Confluence
4 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.43%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.57%) HTTP
2 3 (4.29%) Firewall
2 3 (4.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.86%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.86%) MySQL
2 12 (17.14%) MongoDB
3 11 (15.71%) Relational Database
4 10 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 5 (7.14%) Redis
5 5 (7.14%) Couchbase
5 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 5 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (31.43%) Jenkins
2 19 (27.14%) JUnit
3 12 (17.14%) Subversion
3 12 (17.14%) Git (software)
4 11 (15.71%) Selenium
5 10 (14.29%) VTune
6 4 (5.71%) WebDriver
7 3 (4.29%) RSpec
7 3 (4.29%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.29%) Hudson
8 2 (2.86%) Maven
8 2 (2.86%) Ant
8 2 (2.86%) TestNG
8 2 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 18 (25.71%) Finance
1 18 (25.71%) Games
2 4 (5.71%) Banking
2 4 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Advertising
3 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (42.86%) Developer
2 16 (22.86%) Programmer
3 10 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (12.86%) Administrator
5 6 (8.57%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Games Developer
6 5 (7.14%) QA Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Architect
7 4 (5.71%) Quality Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Software Quality Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Web Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.43%) HTML
2 21 (30.00%) CSS
3 17 (24.29%) REST
4 16 (22.86%) HTML5
4 16 (22.86%) Ruby on Rails
4 16 (22.86%) Django
5 15 (21.43%) Spring
5 15 (21.43%) Guice
5 15 (21.43%) Play Framework
6 14 (20.00%) Ajax
6 14 (20.00%) JSON
7 12 (17.14%) DirectX
7 12 (17.14%) CSS3
8 11 (15.71%) RESTful
8 11 (15.71%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 10 (14.29%) OpenGL
10 7 (10.00%) Ember.js
10 7 (10.00%) SOAP
11 5 (7.14%) Memcached
11 5 (7.14%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 20 (28.57%) Open Source
2 18 (25.71%) Mathematics
3 9 (12.86%) Augmented Reality
3 9 (12.86%) Visualisation
3 9 (12.86%) User Experience
3 9 (12.86%) 3D Graphics
4 7 (10.00%) Replication
5 5 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (7.14%) Animation
6 4 (5.71%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (5.71%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (2.86%) Physics
7 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.43%) Learning Management System
8 1 (1.43%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 33 (47.14%) Linux
2 8 (11.43%) UNIX
3 5 (7.14%) FreeBSD
4 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.86%) SUSE
4 2 (2.86%) Debian
4 2 (2.86%) CentOS
4 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.43%) Android
5 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.43%) Windows
5 1 (1.43%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.71%) Automated Testing
3 17 (24.29%) Software Engineering
3 17 (24.29%) Mentoring
4 15 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (21.43%) Multithreading
4 15 (21.43%) Line Management
5 14 (20.00%) Scrum
6 12 (17.14%) Configuration Management
7 11 (15.71%) Web Development
8 10 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 9 (12.86%) OWASP
9 9 (12.86%) 3D Rendering
9 9 (12.86%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (12.86%) 3D Visualisation
9 9 (12.86%) DevOps
9 9 (12.86%) Web Design
10 8 (11.43%) TDD
11 7 (10.00%) OO
12 5 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 41 (58.57%) Java
2 31 (44.29%) C#
3 28 (40.00%) Ruby
4 25 (35.71%) C++
5 20 (28.57%) Scala
6 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 10 (14.29%) HLSL
7 10 (14.29%) Bash Shell
8 9 (12.86%) SQL
8 9 (12.86%) C
9 8 (11.43%) PHP
10 7 (10.00%) Perl
11 2 (2.86%) Jython
11 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.71%) QA
2 7 (10.00%) SLA
3 4 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.71%) ISO 9001
3 4 (5.71%) TickIT
3 4 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 4 (5.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Docker
2 2 (2.86%) KVM
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) Puppet
2 8 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.14%) HAProxy
3 5 (7.14%) Nagios
4 3 (4.29%) Ganglia
4 3 (4.29%) collectd
5 2 (2.86%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) Google
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle
3 5 (7.14%) Twitter
4 4 (5.71%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.86%) VMware
5 2 (2.86%) Sencha
5 2 (2.86%) Blackboard
6 1 (1.43%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
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