The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 128 162 151
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -11
Permanent jobs citing Python 124 84 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.74% 1.16% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.18% 1.98% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 103 72 79
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £49,500 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3898 4244 4502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.77% 58.47% 60.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3273 3769 4099
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Python
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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
Manchester +25 67 £37,500 +3.44% 10
Cheshire +8 39 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Merseyside -3 10 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Lancashire -10 3 £35,000 +16.66%
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 122 (44.04%) Linux
2 95 (34.30%) C++
3 84 (30.32%) Java
4 80 (28.88%) JavaScript
5 77 (27.80%) Perl
6 75 (27.08%) PHP
7 70 (25.27%) Software Engineering
8 62 (22.38%) HTML
9 60 (21.66%) MySQL
10 59 (21.30%) Ruby
11 55 (19.86%) Degree
12 53 (19.13%) SQL
13 46 (16.61%) CSS
14 45 (16.25%) C
15 44 (15.88%) Windows
16 43 (15.52%) 3D Graphics
17 42 (15.16%) Django
18 41 (14.80%) Finance
19 40 (14.44%) Computer Science
20 36 (13.00%) Games
21 35 (12.64%) Web Services
21 35 (12.64%) QA
21 35 (12.64%) HTML5
22 33 (11.91%) Mac OS X
23 30 (10.83%) Subversion
23 30 (10.83%) .NET
24 29 (10.47%) OO
24 29 (10.47%) Apache
25 28 (10.11%) UNIX
26 27 (9.75%) C#

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (10.47%) Apache
2 18 (6.50%) SAS
3 13 (4.69%) Tomcat
4 12 (4.33%) TIBCO EMS
5 11 (3.97%) nginx
6 10 (3.61%) OpenStack
7 9 (3.25%) uWSGI
8 7 (2.53%) Apache Pig
8 7 (2.53%) WebSphere
9 6 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (1.44%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (1.08%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.08%) IIS
12 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.72%) CMS
12 2 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.72%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.36%) Oracle 10gAS
13 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.89%) SPSS
3 6 (2.17%) MS Office
4 2 (0.72%) DOC1
4 2 (0.72%) PrintSoft PReS
5 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (4.33%) BusinessWorks
1 12 (4.33%) Magento
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.72%) SAP MDM
2 2 (0.72%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.33%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.89%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.17%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.72%) SaaS
5 2 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.72%) IaaS
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.53%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.17%) DNS
2 6 (2.17%) LDAP
3 5 (1.81%) Internet
4 4 (1.44%) Firewall
4 4 (1.44%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.44%) HTTP
5 3 (1.08%) DHCP
5 3 (1.08%) ISDN
5 3 (1.08%) LAN
5 3 (1.08%) VoIP
5 3 (1.08%) WAN
5 3 (1.08%) SAN
5 3 (1.08%) VPN
5 3 (1.08%) VLAN
5 3 (1.08%) NAS
6 1 (0.36%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.36%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.36%) CTI
6 1 (0.36%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (21.66%) MySQL
2 25 (9.03%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (8.66%) SQL Server
4 16 (5.78%) MongoDB
4 16 (5.78%) NoSQL
5 15 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (4.69%) Big Data
7 12 (4.33%) Relational Database
7 12 (4.33%) DB2
8 9 (3.25%) Hadoop
8 9 (3.25%) Apache Hive
9 8 (2.89%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.89%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (2.53%) Data Mining
11 6 (2.17%) HBase
11 6 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (2.17%) Sqoop
11 6 (2.17%) Triplestore
12 5 (1.81%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.81%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 30 (10.83%) Subversion
2 21 (7.58%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.33%) Mercurial
4 7 (2.53%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.81%) Log4j
5 5 (1.81%) Hudson
5 5 (1.81%) Maven
5 5 (1.81%) Ant
6 4 (1.44%) Toad
6 4 (1.44%) ERwin
6 4 (1.44%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.44%) SCons
6 4 (1.44%) Bugzilla
7 3 (1.08%) JUnit
7 3 (1.08%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.72%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.72%) JMeter
8 2 (0.72%) JIRA
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.72%) Selenium
General
1 41 (14.80%) Finance
2 36 (13.00%) Games
3 11 (3.97%) Retail
4 10 (3.61%) Marketing
5 9 (3.25%) Automotive
6 5 (1.81%) Publishing
7 4 (1.44%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.08%) Advertising
9 2 (0.72%) Electronics
9 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 154 (55.60%) Developer
2 58 (20.94%) Python Developer
3 54 (19.49%) Software Engineer
4 31 (11.19%) Software Developer
5 26 (9.39%) C++ Developer
6 21 (7.58%) Senior Developer
7 15 (5.42%) Python/Django Developer
8 14 (5.05%) C++ Software Developer
9 13 (4.69%) Web Developer
10 12 (4.33%) PHP Developer
10 12 (4.33%) Linux Administrator
11 11 (3.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 11 (3.97%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (3.97%) Administrator
11 11 (3.97%) Games Developer
12 10 (3.61%) Django Developer
13 9 (3.25%) Python Software Engineer
13 9 (3.25%) Lead Developer
13 9 (3.25%) Consultant
13 9 (3.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (22.38%) HTML
2 46 (16.61%) CSS
3 42 (15.16%) Django
4 35 (12.64%) HTML5
4 35 (12.64%) Web Services
5 30 (10.83%) .NET
6 26 (9.39%) jQuery
7 19 (6.86%) OpenGL
8 18 (6.50%) Ajax
9 17 (6.14%) JMS
10 16 (5.78%) ASP.NET
10 16 (5.78%) SOAP
10 16 (5.78%) JSON
10 16 (5.78%) CSS3
11 14 (5.05%) Flask
12 12 (4.33%) XML
13 10 (3.61%) Middleware
14 9 (3.25%) MapReduce
14 9 (3.25%) SQLAlchemy
14 9 (3.25%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.52%) 3D Graphics
2 40 (14.44%) Computer Science
3 26 (9.39%) Animation
4 16 (5.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 16 (5.78%) Open Source
5 14 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (4.69%) Mathematics
7 8 (2.89%) Physics
7 8 (2.89%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.53%) Visualisation
8 7 (2.53%) Xbox
9 6 (2.17%) iPhone
9 6 (2.17%) Statistics
10 5 (1.81%) Neural Network
10 5 (1.81%) CUDA
11 4 (1.44%) Replication
12 2 (0.72%) W3C
12 2 (0.72%) Taxonomies
12 2 (0.72%) Informatics
12 2 (0.72%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 122 (44.04%) Linux
2 44 (15.88%) Windows
3 33 (11.91%) Mac OS X
4 28 (10.11%) UNIX
5 12 (4.33%) CentOS
6 9 (3.25%) Android
7 4 (1.44%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.44%) AIX
7 4 (1.44%) Debian
8 3 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.72%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.72%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.72%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.36%) Fedora
10 1 (0.36%) Solaris
10 1 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (25.27%) Software Engineering
2 29 (10.47%) OO
3 25 (9.03%) SOA
4 24 (8.66%) TDD
5 22 (7.94%) Web Development
6 19 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (6.86%) Change Management
7 17 (6.14%) Time Management
8 16 (5.78%) DevOps
9 15 (5.42%) Analytics
10 14 (5.05%) 3D Modelling
10 14 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (5.05%) ITIL
11 13 (4.69%) Workflow
12 12 (4.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (4.33%) E-Commerce
12 12 (4.33%) EAI
12 12 (4.33%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (3.97%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (3.97%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 95 (34.30%) C++
2 84 (30.32%) Java
3 80 (28.88%) JavaScript
4 77 (27.80%) Perl
5 75 (27.08%) PHP
6 59 (21.30%) Ruby
7 53 (19.13%) SQL
8 45 (16.25%) C
9 27 (9.75%) C#
10 20 (7.22%) Shell Script
11 17 (6.14%) PowerShell
11 17 (6.14%) Bash Shell
12 11 (3.97%) PHP5
13 9 (3.25%) Golang
13 9 (3.25%) Lua
14 7 (2.53%) Ada
14 7 (2.53%) T-SQL
15 6 (2.17%) R
15 6 (2.17%) GLSL
16 4 (1.44%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 55 (19.86%) Degree
2 13 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.89%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.81%) RHCE
5 2 (0.72%) CISM
5 2 (0.72%) CISMP
5 2 (0.72%) MCSA
5 2 (0.72%) CISSP
5 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (12.64%) QA
2 15 (5.42%) SLA
3 3 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (2.17%) Apache Flume
2 5 (1.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.36%) Nmap
3 1 (0.36%) KVM
Systems Management
1 18 (6.50%) Puppet
1 18 (6.50%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (4.33%) TIBCO Hawk
3 6 (2.17%) CFEngine
4 5 (1.81%) Nagios
5 4 (1.44%) logstash
6 3 (1.08%) Kibana
6 3 (1.08%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.36%) Nessus
8 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.36%) YUM
Vendors
1 26 (9.39%) Oracle
2 16 (5.78%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.42%) Rackspace
4 13 (4.69%) Red Hat
5 12 (4.33%) TIBCO
6 11 (3.97%) Sony
6 11 (3.97%) Google
7 10 (3.61%) VMware
8 8 (2.89%) Business Objects
8 8 (2.89%) SAP
9 7 (2.53%) IBM
10 6 (2.17%) Remedy
10 6 (2.17%) Progress
11 5 (1.81%) JBoss
11 5 (1.81%) Hitachi
11 5 (1.81%) Perforce
12 4 (1.44%) Actimize
13 3 (1.08%) CommVault
13 3 (1.08%) Dell
13 3 (1.08%) Avaya
Manchester, Lancashire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £30k - £35k basic (depending on expe
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits, package, progression
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: c£50,000 inc bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Ex benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
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Manchester
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