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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 134 118 173
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +55
Permanent jobs citing Python 111 151 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.71% 2.13% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.27% 3.76% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 82 126 66
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3394 4013 4419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.37% 56.53% 59.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2868 3432 3866
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 +9 76 £37,500 +7.14% 17
Merseyside +20 18 £32,000 -39.04% 1
Cheshire -30 14 £43,750 +34.61% 5
Lancashire +1 1 £32,500 +16.07%
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 91 (46.43%) Java
2 75 (38.27%) C++
3 63 (32.14%) PHP
4 62 (31.63%) C#
5 59 (30.10%) Perl
5 59 (30.10%) Linux
5 59 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (30.10%) Ruby
6 54 (27.55%) JavaScript
7 46 (23.47%) MySQL
8 45 (22.96%) PostgreSQL
9 39 (19.90%) HTML
9 39 (19.90%) CSS
10 37 (18.88%) SQL
10 37 (18.88%) Software Engineering
11 36 (18.37%) .NET
12 34 (17.35%) SQL Server
13 33 (16.84%) Web Services
14 31 (15.82%) jQuery
15 29 (14.80%) Amazon AWS
16 27 (13.78%) Bash Shell
17 24 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
17 24 (12.24%) Degree
17 24 (12.24%) Open Source
18 23 (11.73%) Apache
19 22 (11.22%) OOP
19 22 (11.22%) Microsoft
19 22 (11.22%) nginx
20 21 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
21 20 (10.20%) Big Data

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 23 (11.73%) Apache
2 22 (11.22%) nginx
3 15 (7.65%) Apache Pig
4 14 (7.14%) Node.js
5 12 (6.12%) SAS
6 8 (4.08%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.53%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.53%) Facebook Platform
8 2 (1.02%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.51%) IIS
9 1 (0.51%) Exstream Dialogue
9 1 (0.51%) Drupal
9 1 (0.51%) uWSGI
Applications
1 8 (4.08%) SPSS
1 8 (4.08%) MS Office
2 4 (2.04%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.02%) Maya
3 2 (1.02%) 3ds Max
3 2 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.02%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 5 (2.55%) Magento
2 3 (1.53%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.80%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.59%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.06%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.04%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.06%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.55%) DNS
2 5 (2.55%) HTTP
3 4 (2.04%) Internet
4 3 (1.53%) FTP
4 3 (1.53%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.53%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.02%) Network Security
5 2 (1.02%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (1.02%) OpenVPN
5 2 (1.02%) SSL
5 2 (1.02%) VoIP
5 2 (1.02%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (23.47%) MySQL
2 45 (22.96%) PostgreSQL
3 34 (17.35%) SQL Server
4 20 (10.20%) Big Data
5 18 (9.18%) Hadoop
6 17 (8.67%) MongoDB
6 17 (8.67%) NoSQL
7 15 (7.65%) Amazon Redshift
8 14 (7.14%) Apache Hive
9 11 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (4.59%) QlikView
11 8 (4.08%) Pentaho
11 8 (4.08%) HBase
12 4 (2.04%) Relational Database
13 3 (1.53%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.53%) RDBMS
14 2 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (6.12%) Visual Studio
2 11 (5.61%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.57%) Subversion
4 6 (3.06%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.55%) Selenium
5 5 (2.55%) JUnit
6 4 (2.04%) JMeter
7 2 (1.02%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.02%) Facilita Forecast
7 2 (1.02%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.51%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.51%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.51%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.51%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (8.16%) Games
2 12 (6.12%) Retail
3 8 (4.08%) Finance
4 3 (1.53%) Electronics
4 3 (1.53%) Marketing
5 2 (1.02%) Publishing
5 2 (1.02%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.02%) Back Office
5 2 (1.02%) Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Law
6 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 92 (46.94%) Developer
2 25 (12.76%) Software Engineer
3 15 (7.65%) Web Developer
4 14 (7.14%) Python Developer
5 13 (6.63%) Software Developer
6 12 (6.12%) AWS Developer
7 11 (5.61%) Architect
8 10 (5.10%) Java Developer
8 10 (5.10%) QA Engineer
9 9 (4.59%) PHP Developer
9 9 (4.59%) Senior Software Engineer
10 8 (4.08%) Administrator
10 8 (4.08%) Consultant
10 8 (4.08%) SAS BI Consultant
11 7 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 7 (3.57%) Applications Developer
11 7 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
12 6 (3.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (19.90%) HTML
1 39 (19.90%) CSS
2 36 (18.37%) .NET
3 33 (16.84%) Web Services
4 31 (15.82%) jQuery
5 20 (10.20%) Django
6 15 (7.65%) XML
6 15 (7.65%) Ajax
7 14 (7.14%) Kafka
8 13 (6.63%) Backbone.js
9 12 (6.12%) ASP.NET
10 9 (4.59%) XSLT
10 9 (4.59%) Ruby on Rails
10 9 (4.59%) JSON
10 9 (4.59%) XHTML
10 9 (4.59%) REST
11 7 (3.57%) CSS3
11 7 (3.57%) HTML5
11 7 (3.57%) Akka
12 6 (3.06%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.24%) Open Source
2 21 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.67%) Visualisation
4 12 (6.12%) Computer Science
5 11 (5.61%) Mathematics
6 10 (5.10%) Statistics
7 9 (4.59%) 3D Graphics
7 9 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (4.08%) Animation
9 4 (2.04%) Physics
10 3 (1.53%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.02%) Replication
11 2 (1.02%) Clustering
11 2 (1.02%) GIS
11 2 (1.02%) CMDB
11 2 (1.02%) User Experience
11 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.51%) Social Media
12 1 (0.51%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 59 (30.10%) Linux
2 12 (6.12%) CentOS
3 9 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (4.59%) UNIX
4 8 (4.08%) Windows
5 3 (1.53%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.53%) Solaris
5 3 (1.53%) Debian
5 3 (1.53%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.02%) OpenBSD
6 2 (1.02%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.51%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.51%) SUSE
7 1 (0.51%) AIX
7 1 (0.51%) HPUX
7 1 (0.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (18.88%) Software Engineering
3 24 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (11.22%) OOP
5 17 (8.67%) Configuration Management
6 14 (7.14%) Analytics
7 13 (6.63%) OO
8 12 (6.12%) Business Analysis
9 11 (5.61%) Web Development
10 10 (5.10%) Mentoring
11 9 (4.59%) Functional Programming
11 9 (4.59%) Test Automation
11 9 (4.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (4.08%) Information Security
12 8 (4.08%) Business Analytics
13 7 (3.57%) TDD
13 7 (3.57%) Data Modelling
14 6 (3.06%) Data Analysis
14 6 (3.06%) MapReduce
14 6 (3.06%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (46.43%) Java
2 75 (38.27%) C++
3 63 (32.14%) PHP
4 62 (31.63%) C#
5 59 (30.10%) Perl
5 59 (30.10%) Ruby
6 54 (27.55%) JavaScript
7 37 (18.88%) SQL
8 27 (13.78%) Bash Shell
9 17 (8.67%) R
10 15 (7.65%) Scala
11 11 (5.61%) C
12 8 (4.08%) VB.NET
13 5 (2.55%) PHP5
13 5 (2.55%) Groovy
14 4 (2.04%) OCaml
14 4 (2.04%) PowerShell
14 4 (2.04%) Haskell
15 3 (1.53%) Erlang
15 3 (1.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (12.24%) Degree
2 5 (2.55%) ISEB
3 4 (2.04%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.02%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.51%) PhD
5 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.06%) HDFS
2 4 (2.04%) Samba
2 4 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.53%) Squid
4 2 (1.02%) NFS
4 2 (1.02%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.02%) Postfix
4 2 (1.02%) Sendmail
4 2 (1.02%) Varnish
4 2 (1.02%) Dovecot
4 2 (1.02%) Openswan
4 2 (1.02%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (1.02%) OpenSIPS
4 2 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.02%) Corosync
4 2 (1.02%) KVM
4 2 (1.02%) Docker
4 2 (1.02%) Ceph
4 2 (1.02%) iptables
5 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (6.12%) Puppet
1 12 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (5.10%) Nagios
3 5 (2.55%) Munin
4 4 (2.04%) Cacti
5 3 (1.53%) logstash
5 3 (1.53%) Zenoss
5 3 (1.53%) SmokePing
6 2 (1.02%) Ansible
6 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (1.02%) yum
6 2 (1.02%) Rsyslog
6 2 (1.02%) Bacula
6 2 (1.02%) Pacemaker
6 2 (1.02%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.51%) Kibana
7 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (11.22%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.16%) Oracle
3 11 (5.61%) Business Objects
4 10 (5.10%) Red Hat
5 9 (4.59%) Tableau
6 8 (4.08%) Teradata
6 8 (4.08%) SAP
6 8 (4.08%) Cognos
6 8 (4.08%) IBM
6 8 (4.08%) Cloudera
7 6 (3.06%) Hortonworks
8 5 (2.55%) VMware
8 5 (2.55%) Rackspace
9 3 (1.53%) HP
9 3 (1.53%) Percona
9 3 (1.53%) Facebook
9 3 (1.53%) Twitter
10 2 (1.02%) ESRI
10 2 (1.02%) Perforce
10 2 (1.02%) Zend
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