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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 89 149 123
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -26
Permanent jobs citing Python 172 113 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.04% 1.76% 2.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.87% 3.35% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 141 85 128
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
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
2932 3375 3948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.83% 52.52% 56.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2515 2848 3375
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +25 111 £45,000 +20.00% 26
Cheshire +56 42 £29,000 -28.83% 7
Merseyside -5 10 £37,500 +17.18% 3
Lancashire - 3 £35,000 - 4
Cumbria - 1 £43,672 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Python.

1 158 (50.32%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (49.36%) Linux
3 113 (35.99%) JavaScript
4 105 (33.44%) Ruby
5 98 (31.21%) Java
6 96 (30.57%) PHP
7 95 (30.25%) DevOps
8 87 (27.71%) Bash Shell
9 79 (25.16%) Puppet
10 70 (22.29%) MySQL
11 65 (20.70%) Perl
11 65 (20.70%) Scrum
12 62 (19.75%) HTML
13 59 (18.79%) SQL
13 59 (18.79%) CSS
14 56 (17.83%) Opscode Chef
15 55 (17.52%) Django
15 55 (17.52%) Unix
16 54 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
16 54 (17.20%) Open Source
17 51 (16.24%) Shell Script
18 50 (15.92%) Degree
19 49 (15.61%) Configuration Management
20 43 (13.69%) TDD
20 43 (13.69%) Web Development
21 42 (13.38%) C++
22 40 (12.74%) .NET
23 39 (12.42%) Git (software)
23 39 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
24 37 (11.78%) jQuery

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (9.87%) nginx
2 30 (9.55%) Node.js
3 27 (8.60%) OpenStack
4 24 (7.64%) Apache
5 19 (6.05%) JBoss
5 19 (6.05%) WebLogic
5 19 (6.05%) WebSphere
6 17 (5.41%) Tomcat
7 16 (5.10%) CloudStack
8 12 (3.82%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (3.18%) Confluence
10 8 (2.55%) Apache Spark
11 5 (1.59%) Apache Solr
11 5 (1.59%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.64%) GeoServer
12 2 (0.64%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.64%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (0.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.64%) SAS
13 1 (0.32%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 11 (3.50%) Photoshop
2 8 (2.55%) SPSS
3 5 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.96%) HipChat
5 2 (0.64%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.32%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.32%) Magento
2 1 (0.32%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.32%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 54 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 11 (3.50%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (3.18%) GitHub
5 9 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.91%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (1.91%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.91%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (1.91%) PaaS
8 5 (1.59%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.64%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.32%) Engine Yard
10 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.32%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.37%) Firewall
1 20 (6.37%) Internet
2 11 (3.50%) HTTP
2 11 (3.50%) SSL
3 7 (2.23%) WAN
4 6 (1.91%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (1.91%) LAN
5 5 (1.59%) BGP
5 5 (1.59%) DNS
5 5 (1.59%) DWDM
5 5 (1.59%) MRTG
5 5 (1.59%) NetScaler
5 5 (1.59%) Wireless
6 4 (1.27%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.96%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.64%) 802.11
8 2 (0.64%) LDAP
8 2 (0.64%) SAN
8 2 (0.64%) VXLAN
8 2 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (22.29%) MySQL
2 30 (9.55%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (8.28%) NoSQL
4 21 (6.69%) Redis
5 16 (5.10%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.50%) Big Data
6 11 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.87%) SQL Server
8 7 (2.23%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (2.23%) Data Mining
8 7 (2.23%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.23%) IBM BigInsights
9 6 (1.91%) LogicBlox
10 4 (1.27%) GIS
10 4 (1.27%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.64%) Text Mining
13 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.32%) Pentaho
13 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 39 (12.42%) Git (software)
2 28 (8.92%) Jenkins
3 26 (8.28%) JIRA
4 19 (6.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (3.18%) Maven
6 9 (2.87%) Selenium
6 9 (2.87%) Subversion
7 8 (2.55%) JUnit
8 6 (1.91%) Grunt
8 6 (1.91%) Ranorex
8 6 (1.91%) SoapUI
8 6 (1.91%) Vagrant
9 5 (1.59%) Jasmine
9 5 (1.59%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.27%) Appium
10 4 (1.27%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.27%) FishEye
10 4 (1.27%) gulp
11 3 (0.96%) GitLab
11 3 (0.96%) Gradle
General
1 20 (6.37%) Games
2 14 (4.46%) Retail
3 10 (3.18%) Finance
3 10 (3.18%) Publishing
4 6 (1.91%) Banking
4 6 (1.91%) Marketing
5 5 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.27%) iGaming
6 4 (1.27%) Law
7 3 (0.96%) Advertising
8 2 (0.64%) Electronics
8 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 124 (39.49%) Developer
2 61 (19.43%) Python Developer
3 58 (18.47%) DevOps Engineer
4 29 (9.24%) Java Developer
5 23 (7.32%) Administrator
6 19 (6.05%) Linux Engineer
6 19 (6.05%) Senior Developer
7 17 (5.41%) Data Scientist
7 17 (5.41%) Django Developer
7 17 (5.41%) Python/Django Developer
8 16 (5.10%) Consultant
9 15 (4.78%) Linux Administrator
10 14 (4.46%) AWS Engineer
10 14 (4.46%) Junior
11 13 (4.14%) Software Developer
12 12 (3.82%) PHP Developer
13 11 (3.50%) Lead Developer
13 11 (3.50%) Senior Java Developer
13 11 (3.50%) Systems Administrator
14 10 (3.18%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (19.75%) HTML
2 59 (18.79%) CSS
3 55 (17.52%) Django
4 40 (12.74%) .NET
5 37 (11.78%) jQuery
6 32 (10.19%) Web Services
7 30 (9.55%) AngularJS
7 30 (9.55%) HTML5
8 25 (7.96%) JSON
9 23 (7.32%) REST
10 22 (7.01%) CSS3
11 19 (6.05%) Ajax
12 17 (5.41%) RESTful
13 15 (4.78%) Ruby on Rails
14 13 (4.14%) J2EE
14 13 (4.14%) Spring
15 11 (3.50%) JMS
15 11 (3.50%) SOAP
16 10 (3.18%) XML
17 9 (2.87%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.78%) Computer Science
2 18 (5.73%) Algorithms
2 18 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (5.10%) Mathematics
4 14 (4.46%) Physics
4 14 (4.46%) Statistics
5 11 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.50%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.27%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.27%) Device Driver
7 4 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.27%) PMI
8 3 (0.96%) Blog
8 3 (0.96%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (0.96%) Social Media
9 2 (0.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 155 (49.36%) Linux
2 55 (17.52%) Unix
3 37 (11.78%) Windows
4 25 (7.96%) CentOS
5 19 (6.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (3.82%) Debian
7 11 (3.50%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.91%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.27%) CoreOS
9 4 (1.27%) Solaris
9 4 (1.27%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.96%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.64%) Android
11 2 (0.64%) OpenWrt
12 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.32%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.32%) SUSE
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (50.32%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (30.25%) DevOps
3 65 (20.70%) Scrum
4 54 (17.20%) Open Source
5 49 (15.61%) Configuration Management
6 43 (13.69%) TDD
6 43 (13.69%) Web Development
7 39 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (11.78%) Software Engineering
9 34 (10.83%) ITIL
10 32 (10.19%) Analytics
10 32 (10.19%) Unit Testing
11 31 (9.87%) E-Commerce
12 20 (6.37%) Data Analytics
13 19 (6.05%) OO
14 18 (5.73%) OOP
15 17 (5.41%) DSDM
15 17 (5.41%) OWASP
15 17 (5.41%) RUP
16 16 (5.10%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 113 (35.99%) JavaScript
2 105 (33.44%) Ruby
3 98 (31.21%) Java
4 96 (30.57%) PHP
5 87 (27.71%) Bash Shell
6 65 (20.70%) Perl
7 59 (18.79%) SQL
8 51 (16.24%) Shell Script
9 42 (13.38%) C++
10 31 (9.87%) C
11 24 (7.64%) C#
12 21 (6.69%) Scala
13 17 (5.41%) Go
14 13 (4.14%) R
15 11 (3.50%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.27%) Groovy
16 4 (1.27%) T-SQL
16 4 (1.27%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.96%) Embedded C
17 3 (0.96%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 50 (15.92%) Degree
2 11 (3.50%) SC Cleared
2 11 (3.50%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.87%) PhD
4 5 (1.59%) ISEB
5 4 (1.27%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.27%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.96%) CISSP
6 3 (0.96%) GCIA
6 3 (0.96%) GCIH
6 3 (0.96%) RHCE
6 3 (0.96%) SANS
7 2 (0.64%) RHCT
8 1 (0.32%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.32%) CCA
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.32%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.32%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.05%) QA
2 3 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (6.69%) vSphere
1 21 (6.69%) XenServer
2 16 (5.10%) Xen
3 13 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.55%) Docker
5 7 (2.23%) GPFS
5 7 (2.23%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.23%) Squid
6 6 (1.91%) Ceph
7 5 (1.59%) Active Directory
7 5 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.59%) Varnish
7 5 (1.59%) XenApp
7 5 (1.59%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.27%) Firmware
9 2 (0.64%) iptables
9 2 (0.64%) vCloud
10 1 (0.32%) HDFS
10 1 (0.32%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 79 (25.16%) Puppet
2 56 (17.83%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (9.55%) Cobbler
4 24 (7.64%) Tivoli
5 9 (2.87%) Ansible
6 8 (2.55%) Nagios
7 7 (2.23%) Kubernetes
7 7 (2.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (1.91%) Munin
8 6 (1.91%) Zenoss
9 5 (1.59%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 5 (1.59%) SCCM
10 4 (1.27%) Packer
11 3 (0.96%) CFEngine
12 2 (0.64%) Cacti
12 2 (0.64%) yum
13 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
13 1 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
13 1 (0.32%) Mesos
13 1 (0.32%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 28 (8.92%) Oracle
2 23 (7.32%) VMware
3 22 (7.01%) Microsoft
4 19 (6.05%) SaltStack
5 17 (5.41%) Cisco
6 16 (5.10%) EnterpriseDB
6 16 (5.10%) Red Hat
7 12 (3.82%) Citrix
7 12 (3.82%) HP
8 10 (3.18%) IBM
9 7 (2.23%) Intel
9 7 (2.23%) New Relic
10 6 (1.91%) Adobe
10 6 (1.91%) F5
10 6 (1.91%) Juniper
11 5 (1.59%) AppSense
11 5 (1.59%) EMC
11 5 (1.59%) NetApp
12 4 (1.27%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.27%) Yahoo!
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, pension + other benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000-£90,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 23 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus on call, bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
ARM Information Technology
Salary: Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Outstanding Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £24k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Amazing Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum with additional shift allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Bonus, RSU, Pension, Medical, Travel, Health & Life Insura
Posted: 11 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CIC Preston
Salary: From £25,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + 12.5% Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
TDA Group
Posted: 17 days ago
Warrington
TDA Group
Posted: 18 days ago