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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 120 169 154
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -15
Permanent jobs citing Python 151 88 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.10% 1.19% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.72% 2.01% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 126 69 49
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £27,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4060 4380 4323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 56.59% 59.44% 60.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3483 3820 3898
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +35 76 £35,500 +1.42% 10
Cheshire +31 55 £32,500 -13.33% 11
Merseyside -10 12 £52,500 +27.27% 2
Lancashire -5 5 £28,000 +1.81% 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 98 (38.43%) Linux
2 83 (32.55%) JavaScript
3 82 (32.16%) Java
4 81 (31.76%) C++
5 74 (29.02%) Software Engineering
6 70 (27.45%) MySQL
7 67 (26.27%) PHP
8 65 (25.49%) Ruby
9 64 (25.10%) Degree
10 62 (24.31%) HTML
11 61 (23.92%) Perl
12 51 (20.00%) C
13 50 (19.61%) Windows
14 48 (18.82%) SQL
15 47 (18.43%) Django
16 46 (18.04%) Computer Science
17 37 (14.51%) .NET
18 33 (12.94%) QA
19 31 (12.16%) C#
19 31 (12.16%) CSS
20 30 (11.76%) UNIX
20 30 (11.76%) Microsoft
21 29 (11.37%) PostgreSQL
22 27 (10.59%) Cloud Computing
23 25 (9.80%) OO
24 24 (9.41%) Oracle
24 24 (9.41%) Mac OS X
24 24 (9.41%) Puppet
25 23 (9.02%) Finance
25 23 (9.02%) Subversion

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (7.45%) OpenStack
2 17 (6.67%) Apache
3 10 (3.92%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.14%) SAS
5 7 (2.75%) TIBCO EMS
6 4 (1.57%) IIS
7 3 (1.18%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.18%) nginx
8 2 (0.78%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.78%) CMS
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.39%) Exstream Dialogue
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle 9iAS
9 1 (0.39%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.35%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) SPSS
3 1 (0.39%) DOC1
3 1 (0.39%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 11 (4.31%) Magento
2 7 (2.75%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.39%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.59%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.35%) Google App Engine
3 4 (1.57%) GitHub
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.24%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.14%) LDAP
2 8 (3.14%) Internet
2 8 (3.14%) Firewall
3 6 (2.35%) NAS
4 5 (1.96%) DNS
5 4 (1.57%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.18%) DHCP
6 3 (1.18%) VPN
6 3 (1.18%) ISDN
6 3 (1.18%) LAN
6 3 (1.18%) VoIP
6 3 (1.18%) WAN
6 3 (1.18%) SAN
6 3 (1.18%) VLAN
7 1 (0.39%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.39%) CTI
7 1 (0.39%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (27.45%) MySQL
2 29 (11.37%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (7.45%) SQL Server
4 17 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 13 (5.10%) NoSQL
6 11 (4.31%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.75%) Ingres
7 7 (2.75%) DB2
7 7 (2.75%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.57%) Redis
10 3 (1.18%) Big Data
10 3 (1.18%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.78%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.39%) Sqoop
12 1 (0.39%) Triplestore
12 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 23 (9.02%) Subversion
2 19 (7.45%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.75%) Bugzilla
4 6 (2.35%) Hudson
4 6 (2.35%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.57%) Selenium
5 4 (1.57%) SCons
6 3 (1.18%) JMeter
6 3 (1.18%) JUnit
6 3 (1.18%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.78%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.78%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.78%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.78%) NUnit
7 2 (0.78%) JIRA
8 1 (0.39%) Maven
8 1 (0.39%) Ant
8 1 (0.39%) Log4j
General
1 23 (9.02%) Finance
2 16 (6.27%) Games
3 9 (3.53%) Retail
4 8 (3.14%) Marketing
4 8 (3.14%) Military
5 7 (2.75%) Publishing
6 3 (1.18%) Advertising
7 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.78%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 112 (43.92%) Developer
2 67 (26.27%) Software Engineer
3 53 (20.78%) Python Developer
4 32 (12.55%) Python/Django Developer
5 24 (9.41%) Python Software Engineer
5 24 (9.41%) Django Developer
6 20 (7.84%) Senior Developer
7 18 (7.06%) Analyst
8 14 (5.49%) Systems Administrator
8 14 (5.49%) Administrator
8 14 (5.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 14 (5.49%) Linux Administrator
9 12 (4.71%) Programmer
9 12 (4.71%) Senior Python Developer
10 11 (4.31%) Cloud Engineer
10 11 (4.31%) Senior Software Engineer
11 10 (3.92%) QA Engineer
11 10 (3.92%) Consultant
11 10 (3.92%) Graduate
12 9 (3.53%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (24.31%) HTML
2 47 (18.43%) Django
3 37 (14.51%) .NET
4 31 (12.16%) CSS
5 17 (6.67%) HTML5
6 15 (5.88%) ASP.NET
7 14 (5.49%) Flask
8 13 (5.10%) jQuery
9 11 (4.31%) Web Services
10 8 (3.14%) JMS
10 8 (3.14%) Middleware
10 8 (3.14%) REST
11 7 (2.75%) XML
12 6 (2.35%) Ajax
12 6 (2.35%) Backbone.js
12 6 (2.35%) RESTful
12 6 (2.35%) AngularJS
13 5 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 46 (18.04%) Computer Science
2 21 (8.24%) Animation
2 21 (8.24%) 3D Graphics
3 18 (7.06%) Mathematics
4 13 (5.10%) Open Source
5 10 (3.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.75%) Physics
8 6 (2.35%) Statistics
9 5 (1.96%) Telematics
9 5 (1.96%) Replication
10 4 (1.57%) Neural Network
11 3 (1.18%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.78%) FMCG
12 2 (0.78%) iPhone
12 2 (0.78%) iPad
12 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.78%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.78%) W3C
13 1 (0.39%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 98 (38.43%) Linux
2 50 (19.61%) Windows
3 30 (11.76%) UNIX
4 24 (9.41%) Mac OS X
5 12 (4.71%) CentOS
6 7 (2.75%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.96%) Android
8 5 (1.96%) Debian
9 4 (1.57%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.78%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.39%) SUSE
12 1 (0.39%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (29.02%) Software Engineering
2 25 (9.80%) OO
3 17 (6.67%) TDD
3 17 (6.67%) Time Management
4 13 (5.10%) Web Development
4 13 (5.10%) Workflow
4 13 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (4.71%) Validation
6 11 (4.31%) Configuration Management
7 10 (3.92%) SOA
7 10 (3.92%) E-Commerce
7 10 (3.92%) Project Management
7 10 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (3.92%) Automated Testing
8 9 (3.53%) Business Analysis
8 9 (3.53%) Change Management
8 9 (3.53%) 3D Modelling
9 8 (3.14%) Scrum
9 8 (3.14%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (2.75%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 83 (32.55%) JavaScript
2 82 (32.16%) Java
3 81 (31.76%) C++
4 67 (26.27%) PHP
5 65 (25.49%) Ruby
6 61 (23.92%) Perl
7 51 (20.00%) C
8 48 (18.82%) SQL
9 31 (12.16%) C#
10 20 (7.84%) Shell Script
11 14 (5.49%) Bash Shell
12 12 (4.71%) PowerShell
13 10 (3.92%) PHP5
14 9 (3.53%) Golang
15 8 (3.14%) PL/SQL
16 7 (2.75%) Lua
17 4 (1.57%) Erlang
17 4 (1.57%) F#
18 2 (0.78%) MATLAB
18 2 (0.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 64 (25.10%) Degree
2 15 (5.88%) RHCE
3 9 (3.53%) ISTQB
3 9 (3.53%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.35%) ISEB
5 3 (1.18%) MCTS
5 3 (1.18%) MCITP
6 2 (0.78%) CISM
6 2 (0.78%) CISMP
6 2 (0.78%) CISSP
6 2 (0.78%) MCSA
6 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (12.94%) QA
2 8 (3.14%) SLA
3 3 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.96%) KVM
3 4 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.18%) Squid
5 1 (0.39%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 24 (9.41%) Puppet
2 18 (7.06%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (4.31%) CFEngine
3 11 (4.31%) Nagios
4 7 (2.75%) TIBCO Hawk
5 4 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.18%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.18%) Cobbler
7 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.39%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 30 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.41%) Oracle
3 22 (8.63%) Rackspace
4 15 (5.88%) Google
5 14 (5.49%) Red Hat
6 9 (3.53%) Business Objects
6 9 (3.53%) VMware
7 7 (2.75%) TIBCO
7 7 (2.75%) Sony
8 6 (2.35%) Progress
8 6 (2.35%) SAP
8 6 (2.35%) SolarWinds
9 5 (1.96%) Perforce
10 4 (1.57%) HP
11 3 (1.18%) Compaq
11 3 (1.18%) Dell
11 3 (1.18%) Avaya
11 3 (1.18%) JBoss
11 3 (1.18%) Cisco
11 3 (1.18%) Foundry
Manchester, Lancashire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £28,000 to £31,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nelson, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester
Hudson - London
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - + Exception Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Dental + More
Posted: 21 hours ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Incentive, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Virtual Resources
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus.
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + bonus/package/pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auto Trader
Salary: From £10,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Success Digital
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Chester
Jam Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago