The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 102 191 144
Rank change year-on-year
+89 -47
Permanent jobs citing Python 143 72 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.54% 1.04% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.04% 2.06% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 107 60 90
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,134 £25,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,500 £52,500
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2836 3489 3878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.31% 50.52% 59.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2425 3083 3377
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Python
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python across the North West region.

Python Salary Trend in the North West

Python
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the North West region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Python Salary Histogram in the North West

Python
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the North West region over the 3 months to 14 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
Manchester +79 116 £45,000 +18.42% 28
Cheshire +35 19 £30,223 -19.40% 7
Merseyside -5 8 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 141 (48.62%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (42.41%) Linux
3 107 (36.90%) JavaScript
4 103 (35.52%) PHP
5 93 (32.07%) Ruby
6 89 (30.69%) Java
7 76 (26.21%) Puppet
8 75 (25.86%) Perl
9 72 (24.83%) Bash Shell
10 67 (23.10%) DevOps
11 62 (21.38%) HTML
12 60 (20.69%) CSS
13 51 (17.59%) Open Source
14 49 (16.90%) Amazon AWS
15 48 (16.55%) Scrum
16 45 (15.52%) MySQL
17 44 (15.17%) Git (software)
18 42 (14.48%) Opscode Chef
18 42 (14.48%) Windows
19 37 (12.76%) SQL
20 36 (12.41%) Django
21 34 (11.72%) .NET
22 33 (11.38%) C#
22 33 (11.38%) Scala
23 32 (11.03%) Unix
23 32 (11.03%) Configuration Management
24 31 (10.69%) C++
24 31 (10.69%) Degree
24 31 (10.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 30 (10.34%) Analytics

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 29 (10.00%) Node.js
2 23 (7.93%) Apache
3 19 (6.55%) nginx
4 14 (4.83%) JBoss
4 14 (4.83%) OpenStack
5 13 (4.48%) WebSphere
6 12 (4.14%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (4.14%) WebLogic
7 9 (3.10%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.76%) Confluence
9 6 (2.07%) CMS
10 5 (1.72%) CloudStack
11 3 (1.03%) SAS
12 2 (0.69%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.69%) iPlanet
12 2 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (0.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (3.10%) Photoshop
2 7 (2.41%) SPSS
3 4 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.69%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.34%) MS Office
6 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 49 (16.90%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.38%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.03%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.03%) GitHub
5 2 (0.69%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.69%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.69%) PaaS
6 1 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.34%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.90%) Internet
2 10 (3.45%) Firewall
3 7 (2.41%) DNS
4 5 (1.72%) HTTP
5 4 (1.38%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.03%) Broadband
6 3 (1.03%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.03%) MRTG
6 3 (1.03%) Wireless
7 2 (0.69%) LAN
7 2 (0.69%) LDAP
7 2 (0.69%) VXLAN
8 1 (0.34%) 3G
8 1 (0.34%) PPTP
8 1 (0.34%) SAN
8 1 (0.34%) SNMP
8 1 (0.34%) VoIP
8 1 (0.34%) VPN
8 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (15.52%) MySQL
2 24 (8.28%) Relational Database
3 22 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (5.17%) Redis
5 10 (3.45%) Big Data
5 10 (3.45%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.10%) SQL Server
7 7 (2.41%) LogicBlox
8 6 (2.07%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.38%) DB2
9 4 (1.38%) IBM BigInsights
9 4 (1.38%) Pentaho
10 3 (1.03%) GIS
10 3 (1.03%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.69%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.69%) Text Mining
12 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 44 (15.17%) Git (software)
2 26 (8.97%) JIRA
2 26 (8.97%) Subversion
3 23 (7.93%) Jenkins
4 21 (7.24%) Selenium
5 18 (6.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (5.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (5.17%) JUnit
8 10 (3.45%) Grunt
9 9 (3.10%) HP UFT
9 9 (3.10%) NUnit
10 8 (2.76%) Gradle
10 8 (2.76%) Maven
10 8 (2.76%) Visual Studio
10 8 (2.76%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (2.41%) Hudson
12 6 (2.07%) Vagrant
13 5 (1.72%) Ant
13 5 (1.72%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.72%) Jasmine
General
1 21 (7.24%) Finance
2 19 (6.55%) Games
3 14 (4.83%) Retail
4 10 (3.45%) Banking
5 9 (3.10%) Publishing
6 7 (2.41%) Marketing
7 3 (1.03%) Advertising
7 3 (1.03%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 92 (31.72%) Developer
2 51 (17.59%) Python Developer
3 31 (10.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 31 (10.69%) Linux Engineer
4 20 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
5 17 (5.86%) Architect
6 16 (5.52%) Consultant
7 15 (5.17%) AWS Engineer
7 15 (5.17%) Build Engineer
7 15 (5.17%) Data Scientist
8 13 (4.48%) Django Developer
8 13 (4.48%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 13 (4.48%) Python/Django Developer
8 13 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
9 12 (4.14%) QA Engineer
9 12 (4.14%) Software Developer
9 12 (4.14%) Software Engineer
10 11 (3.79%) Administrator
10 11 (3.79%) Analyst
11 10 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (21.38%) HTML
2 60 (20.69%) CSS
3 36 (12.41%) Django
4 34 (11.72%) .NET
5 29 (10.00%) Web Services
6 27 (9.31%) jQuery
7 26 (8.97%) HTML5
8 24 (8.28%) CSS3
9 19 (6.55%) REST
10 17 (5.86%) Sass
11 16 (5.52%) JSON
11 16 (5.52%) Ruby on Rails
12 15 (5.17%) LAMP
12 15 (5.17%) Play Framework
12 15 (5.17%) XML
13 14 (4.83%) AngularJS
14 12 (4.14%) Ajax
14 12 (4.14%) J2EE
15 10 (3.45%) JSP
15 10 (3.45%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.21%) Computer Science
1 18 (6.21%) Mathematics
2 16 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (5.17%) Algorithms
3 15 (5.17%) Physics
4 14 (4.83%) Hybrid Cloud
5 13 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (4.14%) Statistics
7 11 (3.79%) User Experience
8 8 (2.76%) iPhone
8 8 (2.76%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.41%) Visualisation
10 6 (2.07%) Online Games
11 5 (1.72%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.38%) Animation
12 4 (1.38%) Data Integration
12 4 (1.38%) PMI
13 3 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
14 2 (0.69%) Data Centre
14 2 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 123 (42.41%) Linux
2 42 (14.48%) Windows
3 32 (11.03%) Unix
4 31 (10.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (8.62%) CentOS
6 9 (3.10%) Apple iOS
6 9 (3.10%) Debian
7 8 (2.76%) Ubuntu
8 6 (2.07%) Android
9 5 (1.72%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.03%) Solaris
10 3 (1.03%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.69%) AIX
11 2 (0.69%) Fedora
11 2 (0.69%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.34%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (48.62%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (23.10%) DevOps
3 51 (17.59%) Open Source
4 48 (16.55%) Scrum
5 32 (11.03%) Configuration Management
6 30 (10.34%) Analytics
6 30 (10.34%) TDD
7 28 (9.66%) E-Commerce
8 26 (8.97%) OOP
9 24 (8.28%) Software Engineering
10 23 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (6.21%) Test Automation
12 17 (5.86%) Data Analytics
12 17 (5.86%) High Availability
13 16 (5.52%) ITIL
13 16 (5.52%) Software Testing
14 15 (5.17%) Unit Testing
15 14 (4.83%) OOD
15 14 (4.83%) SDLC
15 14 (4.83%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 107 (36.90%) JavaScript
2 103 (35.52%) PHP
3 93 (32.07%) Ruby
4 89 (30.69%) Java
5 75 (25.86%) Perl
6 72 (24.83%) Bash Shell
7 37 (12.76%) SQL
8 33 (11.38%) C#
8 33 (11.38%) Scala
9 31 (10.69%) C++
10 27 (9.31%) C
11 21 (7.24%) Shell Script
12 20 (6.90%) PowerShell
13 12 (4.14%) R
14 8 (2.76%) Go
15 7 (2.41%) Groovy
16 6 (2.07%) Objective-C
17 4 (1.38%) Apple Swift
18 3 (1.03%) MATLAB
19 2 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (10.69%) Degree
2 8 (2.76%) ISEB
2 8 (2.76%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (2.41%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.07%) PhD
5 4 (1.38%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.38%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.03%) CISSP
6 3 (1.03%) GCIA
6 3 (1.03%) GCIH
6 3 (1.03%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (1.03%) RHCE
6 3 (1.03%) SANS
7 2 (0.69%) RHCT
8 1 (0.34%) CCNA
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.34%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.90%) QA
2 9 (3.10%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (2.76%) Varnish
2 7 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.72%) Squid
3 5 (1.72%) vSphere
3 5 (1.72%) Xen
3 5 (1.72%) XenServer
4 4 (1.38%) Docker
4 4 (1.38%) GPFS
5 3 (1.03%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.69%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 76 (26.21%) Puppet
2 42 (14.48%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (4.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 10 (3.45%) Cobbler
4 10 (3.45%) Tivoli
5 8 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (2.76%) Nagios
6 6 (2.07%) Ansible
7 4 (1.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.03%) Kubernetes
8 3 (1.03%) Munin
8 3 (1.03%) Zenoss
9 2 (0.69%) logstash
9 2 (0.69%) yum
10 1 (0.34%) Packer
Vendors
1 27 (9.31%) Red Hat
2 20 (6.90%) Oracle
3 17 (5.86%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.86%) SaltStack
4 13 (4.48%) HP
5 9 (3.10%) VMware
6 6 (2.07%) IBM
7 5 (1.72%) EnterpriseDB
8 4 (1.38%) Adobe
8 4 (1.38%) Cisco
8 4 (1.38%) Citrix
8 4 (1.38%) Intel
8 4 (1.38%) New Relic
9 3 (1.03%) F5
9 3 (1.03%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.69%) ESRI
10 2 (0.69%) Minitab
10 2 (0.69%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.69%) Splunk
10 2 (0.69%) WSO2
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TEKsystems
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
- The Resourcing Hub
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £24000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bonus & share incentive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, pension + other benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - £80,000 (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + 10% bonus, excellent benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Resourcing Hub
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £40,000 per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
University of Manchester
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Resource Partners Ltd
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Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
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Manchester, Lancashire
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
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