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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 87 130 164
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +34
Permanent jobs citing Python 195 147 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.07% 2.20% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.49% 4.29% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 172 129 79
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
3551 3429 4033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 55.87% 51.42% 54.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3059 2958 3402
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +5 137 £42,500 -5.55% 41
Cheshire +34 29 £34,000 -24.44% 4
Merseyside -3 18 £37,500 +3.44% 1
Lancashire - 8 £35,000 - 2
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 146 (40.00%) Linux
2 137 (37.53%) SQL
3 125 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (27.95%) Java
5 92 (25.21%) Ruby
6 90 (24.66%) Perl
7 88 (24.11%) MySQL
8 87 (23.84%) Bash Shell
8 87 (23.84%) Puppet
9 82 (22.47%) JavaScript
10 73 (20.00%) Configuration Management
11 72 (19.73%) PHP
12 71 (19.45%) HTML
13 70 (19.18%) DevOps
14 69 (18.90%) Scrum
15 66 (18.08%) Opscode Chef
16 65 (17.81%) Amazon AWS
17 63 (17.26%) C++
18 62 (16.99%) Git (software)
19 60 (16.44%) Windows
20 57 (15.62%) Django
20 57 (15.62%) Analytics
21 56 (15.34%) Big Data
22 54 (14.79%) Continuous Integration
23 53 (14.52%) Unix
23 53 (14.52%) Microsoft
24 52 (14.25%) Firewall
24 52 (14.25%) Software Engineering
25 51 (13.97%) Degree
25 51 (13.97%) Computer Science

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 34 (9.32%) Apache
2 31 (8.49%) OpenStack
3 30 (8.22%) WebSphere
4 29 (7.95%) JBoss
5 28 (7.67%) nginx
6 27 (7.40%) WebLogic
7 26 (7.12%) CloudStack
8 22 (6.03%) SAS
9 17 (4.66%) Apache Spark
10 16 (4.38%) Elasticsearch
11 12 (3.29%) IIS
11 12 (3.29%) Tomcat
12 7 (1.92%) Apache Solr
13 5 (1.37%) Apache Pig
13 5 (1.37%) Skype for Business
14 3 (0.82%) CMS
14 3 (0.82%) Commerce Server
14 3 (0.82%) Drupal
14 3 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (5.21%) SPSS
2 13 (3.56%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.47%) Stata
4 7 (1.92%) MS Office
5 4 (1.10%) Maya
6 2 (0.55%) HipChat
6 2 (0.55%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.82%) Magento
2 3 (0.82%) OpenCart
2 3 (0.82%) osCommerce
3 2 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 65 (17.81%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (6.30%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (3.29%) GitHub
5 9 (2.47%) SaaS
6 8 (2.19%) Amazon S3
6 8 (2.19%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (1.92%) Office 365
7 7 (1.92%) PaaS
8 6 (1.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 5 (1.37%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (1.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 4 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.82%) TestFlight
12 2 (0.55%) IaaS
13 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 52 (14.25%) Firewall
2 29 (7.95%) Internet
3 18 (4.93%) Wi-Fi
4 17 (4.66%) DNS
5 15 (4.11%) Ethernet
6 14 (3.84%) Broadband
6 14 (3.84%) IPv6
6 14 (3.84%) TACACS
6 14 (3.84%) VoIP
6 14 (3.84%) WAN
7 13 (3.56%) TCP/IP
8 12 (3.29%) Asterisk PBX
8 12 (3.29%) BGP
8 12 (3.29%) HTTP
9 9 (2.47%) MRTG
9 9 (2.47%) SNMP
9 9 (2.47%) VPN
10 8 (2.19%) HSRP
10 8 (2.19%) Junos
10 8 (2.19%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (24.11%) MySQL
2 56 (15.34%) Big Data
3 43 (11.78%) NoSQL
4 37 (10.14%) MongoDB
5 36 (9.86%) Relational Database
6 34 (9.32%) SQL Server
7 31 (8.49%) Hadoop
8 27 (7.40%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (7.40%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (7.12%) Data Mining
10 15 (4.11%) RDBMS
11 9 (2.47%) Amazon Redshift
11 9 (2.47%) Redis
11 9 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (1.92%) Apache Hive
13 6 (1.64%) Power BI
13 6 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (1.37%) Oracle Database
14 5 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
15 4 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 62 (16.99%) Git (software)
2 41 (11.23%) Jenkins
3 20 (5.48%) JIRA
4 17 (4.66%) Subversion
5 13 (3.56%) Maven
6 10 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (2.47%) Selenium
8 7 (1.92%) Ant
8 7 (1.92%) Cucumber
8 7 (1.92%) gulp
9 6 (1.64%) Gradle
9 6 (1.64%) Mercurial
10 5 (1.37%) JUnit
11 4 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.10%) Travis CI
12 3 (0.82%) Bazaar
12 3 (0.82%) Hudson
12 3 (0.82%) MSBuild
12 3 (0.82%) PHPUnit
12 3 (0.82%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (6.30%) Finance
2 22 (6.03%) Telecoms
3 19 (5.21%) Marketing
4 18 (4.93%) Games
5 12 (3.29%) Retail
6 11 (3.01%) Banking
7 7 (1.92%) Law
8 6 (1.64%) Advertising
9 5 (1.37%) iGaming
9 5 (1.37%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.10%) Electronics
11 3 (0.82%) Military
11 3 (0.82%) Publishing
12 2 (0.55%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.55%) Back Office
12 2 (0.55%) Front Office
12 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.55%) Legal
13 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 134 (36.71%) Developer
2 48 (13.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 45 (12.33%) Python Developer
4 36 (9.86%) Java Developer
5 29 (7.95%) Data Scientist
6 22 (6.03%) Administrator
6 22 (6.03%) Senior Developer
7 18 (4.93%) Junior
7 18 (4.93%) Software Engineer
8 16 (4.38%) Software Developer
9 14 (3.84%) Linux Engineer
9 14 (3.84%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 14 (3.84%) MATLAB Engineer
9 14 (3.84%) PHP Developer
10 13 (3.56%) Lead Developer
11 12 (3.29%) Consultant
11 12 (3.29%) Django Developer
11 12 (3.29%) Python/Django Developer
11 12 (3.29%) Web Developer
12 11 (3.01%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (19.45%) HTML
2 57 (15.62%) Django
3 50 (13.70%) CSS
4 49 (13.42%) .NET
5 45 (12.33%) AngularJS
6 40 (10.96%) Web Services
7 30 (8.22%) Node.js
8 28 (7.67%) HTML5
9 25 (6.85%) jQuery
10 23 (6.30%) REST
11 20 (5.48%) XML
12 19 (5.21%) CSS3
12 19 (5.21%) JSON
13 17 (4.66%) RESTful
14 14 (3.84%) Spring
14 14 (3.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (3.56%) Hibernate
16 12 (3.29%) SOAP
17 11 (3.01%) J2EE
17 11 (3.01%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (13.97%) Computer Science
2 34 (9.32%) Algorithms
3 27 (7.40%) Statistics
4 24 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.84%) CUDA
5 14 (3.84%) Mathematics
6 9 (2.47%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.19%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.19%) Credit Risk
7 8 (2.19%) Physics
7 8 (2.19%) User Experience
8 7 (1.92%) Neural Network
9 6 (1.64%) Data Integration
9 6 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.64%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.37%) Blog
10 5 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.37%) Social Media
11 4 (1.10%) Economics
11 4 (1.10%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 146 (40.00%) Linux
2 60 (16.44%) Windows
3 53 (14.52%) Unix
4 24 (6.58%) CentOS
5 18 (4.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (4.93%) Windows Server
6 12 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.74%) Debian
8 6 (1.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.37%) Android
9 5 (1.37%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.37%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.55%) OpenWrt
10 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.27%) Fedora
11 1 (0.27%) HPUX
11 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 70 (19.18%) DevOps
4 69 (18.90%) Scrum
5 57 (15.62%) Analytics
6 54 (14.79%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (14.25%) Software Engineering
8 49 (13.42%) Machine Learning
9 45 (12.33%) Web Development
10 40 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
11 39 (10.68%) Open Source
12 33 (9.04%) TDD
13 32 (8.77%) ITIL
14 28 (7.67%) Data Analysis
15 27 (7.40%) DSDM
15 27 (7.40%) OO
15 27 (7.40%) RUP
16 26 (7.12%) OWASP
17 23 (6.30%) Unit Testing
18 22 (6.03%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 137 (37.53%) SQL
2 102 (27.95%) Java
3 92 (25.21%) Ruby
4 90 (24.66%) Perl
5 87 (23.84%) Bash Shell
6 82 (22.47%) JavaScript
7 72 (19.73%) PHP
8 63 (17.26%) C++
9 51 (13.97%) R
9 51 (13.97%) Shell Script
10 40 (10.96%) C#
11 35 (9.59%) C
12 28 (7.67%) MATLAB
13 24 (6.58%) PowerShell
14 17 (4.66%) Scala
15 12 (3.29%) T-SQL
16 9 (2.47%) Groovy
17 7 (1.92%) Go
18 5 (1.37%) TypeScript
19 4 (1.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 51 (13.97%) Degree
2 30 (8.22%) PhD
3 8 (2.19%) CCNP
3 8 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (2.19%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.64%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.55%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.27%) CCA
6 1 (0.27%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.27%) ISEB
6 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.27%) LPIC
6 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.27%) RHCE
6 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.11%) QA
2 14 (3.84%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (9.86%) vSphere
2 31 (8.49%) XenServer
3 29 (7.95%) Active Directory
4 26 (7.12%) Xen
5 21 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (2.74%) Hyper-V
7 9 (2.47%) Varnish
8 7 (1.92%) Docker
8 7 (1.92%) vCloud
9 5 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (1.37%) XenApp
9 5 (1.37%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.10%) Firmware
11 3 (0.82%) Ceph
11 3 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.55%) HDFS
13 1 (0.27%) iptables
13 1 (0.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 87 (23.84%) Puppet
2 66 (18.08%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (7.95%) Cobbler
4 26 (7.12%) Tivoli
5 24 (6.58%) SCCM
6 23 (6.30%) Nagios
7 17 (4.66%) Ansible
8 16 (4.38%) Cacti
9 14 (3.84%) OpenNMS
9 14 (3.84%) RANCID
10 8 (2.19%) Backup Exec
10 8 (2.19%) Munin
10 8 (2.19%) SCOM
11 5 (1.37%) Kubernetes
11 5 (1.37%) vMotion
12 2 (0.55%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.55%) Zenoss
13 1 (0.27%) logstash
13 1 (0.27%) Salt
13 1 (0.27%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 53 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 48 (13.15%) Oracle
3 38 (10.41%) VMware
4 34 (9.32%) Cisco
5 26 (7.12%) EnterpriseDB
6 18 (4.93%) Juniper
7 14 (3.84%) Brocade
7 14 (3.84%) Ericsson
7 14 (3.84%) Foundry
7 14 (3.84%) Huawei
7 14 (3.84%) ZyXEL
8 10 (2.74%) Cloudera
8 10 (2.74%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.19%) Citrix
9 8 (2.19%) HP
9 8 (2.19%) Zerto
10 6 (1.64%) NetApp
10 6 (1.64%) Yahoo!
11 5 (1.37%) EMC
11 5 (1.37%) Veeam
Manchester, Lancashire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Blackpool
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Codex
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 42 minutes ago
North West
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £27000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + 20% bonus, 10% pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
KDR Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Computer People
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bytemark Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Huxley
Salary: £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
TDA Group
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + + Bonus + 30 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £26500 per annum + bonus structure
Posted: 18 days ago