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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 166 135 160
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +25
Permanent jobs citing Python 83 110 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.19% 1.70% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.37% 2.82% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 72 86 90
Average salary £37,750 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £41,850
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
3509 3905 4838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.45% 60.20% 61.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3107 3397 4307
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -16 60 £40,000 +3.89% 14
Cheshire -8 14 £37,500 +4.16% 3
Merseyside +14 7 £34,500 +6.15%
Lancashire -11 3 £29,358 -6.05% 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 69 (37.70%) Linux
2 66 (36.07%) Java
3 59 (32.24%) Perl
4 54 (29.51%) C++
4 54 (29.51%) Ruby
5 51 (27.87%) PHP
6 49 (26.78%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (25.14%) JavaScript
8 44 (24.04%) C#
9 42 (22.95%) SQL
10 40 (21.86%) MySQL
11 38 (20.77%) HTML
12 35 (19.13%) CSS
13 32 (17.49%) Finance
14 30 (16.39%) Software Engineering
15 29 (15.85%) QA
16 28 (15.30%) .NET
17 24 (13.11%) OO
17 24 (13.11%) Django
18 22 (12.02%) PostgreSQL
18 22 (12.02%) Web Services
19 21 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
19 21 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
20 20 (10.93%) Apache
21 19 (10.38%) Degree
22 18 (9.84%) nginx
22 18 (9.84%) HTML5
23 17 (9.29%) Open Source
23 17 (9.29%) Animation
23 17 (9.29%) OOP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (10.93%) Apache
2 18 (9.84%) nginx
3 7 (3.83%) IIS
4 5 (2.73%) Drupal
5 3 (1.64%) Node.js
5 3 (1.64%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.64%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.55%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.55%) uWSGI
7 1 (0.55%) Exstream Dialogue
7 1 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (3.83%) MS Office
2 5 (2.73%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.09%) CINEMA 4D
3 2 (1.09%) Maya
3 2 (1.09%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.55%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (3.83%) Magento
2 1 (0.55%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.37%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.73%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.19%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.55%) SaaS
5 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.55%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.01%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.46%) HTTP
3 7 (3.83%) Wireshark
3 7 (3.83%) DNS
3 7 (3.83%) Internet
4 6 (3.28%) FTP
4 6 (3.28%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.09%) Firewall
5 2 (1.09%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.55%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.55%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.55%) Network Security
6 1 (0.55%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.55%) SSL
6 1 (0.55%) Broadband
6 1 (0.55%) VoIP
6 1 (0.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (21.86%) MySQL
2 22 (12.02%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (8.20%) Big Data
4 14 (7.65%) SQL Server
5 12 (6.56%) NoSQL
6 11 (6.01%) Amazon Redshift
7 8 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.83%) Oracle Database
9 6 (3.28%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.73%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.64%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.64%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.09%) Data Mining
12 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.09%) Text Mining
12 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.55%) Riak
13 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 13 (7.10%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.92%) Subversion
3 6 (3.28%) Selenium
4 4 (2.19%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.19%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.64%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.09%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.09%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.55%) Hudson
7 1 (0.55%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.55%) JIRA
General
1 32 (17.49%) Finance
2 11 (6.01%) Banking
3 10 (5.46%) Games
4 7 (3.83%) Front Office
4 7 (3.83%) Back Office
5 6 (3.28%) Retail
6 4 (2.19%) Marketing
7 3 (1.64%) Publishing
8 2 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.09%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.09%) German Language
8 2 (1.09%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.09%) Turkish Language
9 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 77 (42.08%) Developer
2 21 (11.48%) Web Developer
3 17 (9.29%) PHP Developer
3 17 (9.29%) Software Engineer
4 16 (8.74%) QA Engineer
5 15 (8.20%) Analyst
6 13 (7.10%) Python Developer
7 10 (5.46%) Architect
7 10 (5.46%) PHP Web Developer
8 9 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (4.37%) Test Analyst
9 8 (4.37%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.83%) Implementation Consultant
10 7 (3.83%) Lead Developer
10 7 (3.83%) Administrator
10 7 (3.83%) Consultant
10 7 (3.83%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (3.83%) Quality Engineer
10 7 (3.83%) IT Consultant
10 7 (3.83%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (20.77%) HTML
2 35 (19.13%) CSS
3 28 (15.30%) .NET
4 24 (13.11%) Django
5 22 (12.02%) Web Services
6 18 (9.84%) HTML5
7 16 (8.74%) CSS3
8 15 (8.20%) ASP.NET
9 13 (7.10%) jQuery
10 10 (5.46%) Kafka
11 9 (4.92%) Ajax
11 9 (4.92%) Flash
12 6 (3.28%) WinForms
12 6 (3.28%) JSON
12 6 (3.28%) Ruby on Rails
13 5 (2.73%) Flask
14 3 (1.64%) Jinja
14 3 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (1.64%) RESTful
14 3 (1.64%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.29%) Open Source
2 17 (9.29%) Animation
3 7 (3.83%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.28%) 3D Graphics
4 6 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.73%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.73%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.19%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.64%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.09%) GIS
8 2 (1.09%) DTV
8 2 (1.09%) Statistics
8 2 (1.09%) STB
8 2 (1.09%) Social Media
8 2 (1.09%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.55%) User Experience
9 1 (0.55%) Online Games
9 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 69 (37.70%) Linux
2 15 (8.20%) Windows
3 14 (7.65%) UNIX
4 10 (5.46%) CentOS
5 6 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.73%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.19%) Solaris
8 3 (1.64%) Debian
9 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.55%) Android
10 1 (0.55%) OpenBSD
10 1 (0.55%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (26.78%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (16.39%) Software Engineering
3 24 (13.11%) OO
4 17 (9.29%) OOP
5 15 (8.20%) MVC
6 14 (7.65%) ITIL
7 13 (7.10%) Software Testing
8 12 (6.56%) TDD
8 12 (6.56%) Information Security
9 11 (6.01%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (6.01%) Test Management
9 11 (6.01%) Manual Testing
10 10 (5.46%) Web Development
11 9 (4.92%) Project Management
12 8 (4.37%) Migration
12 8 (4.37%) Scrum
12 8 (4.37%) Business Analysis
12 8 (4.37%) Release Management
12 8 (4.37%) DevOps
12 8 (4.37%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 66 (36.07%) Java
2 59 (32.24%) Perl
3 54 (29.51%) C++
3 54 (29.51%) Ruby
4 51 (27.87%) PHP
5 46 (25.14%) JavaScript
6 44 (24.04%) C#
7 42 (22.95%) SQL
8 13 (7.10%) Bash Shell
9 9 (4.92%) C
10 7 (3.83%) PHP5
11 6 (3.28%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.28%) Scala
12 4 (2.19%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.64%) R
13 3 (1.64%) VBA
13 3 (1.64%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.09%) Clojure
14 2 (1.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (10.38%) Degree
2 15 (8.20%) ISEB
3 13 (7.10%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.64%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.09%) PhD
5 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) MCSE
6 1 (0.55%) CISSP
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.55%) RHCE
6 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (15.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.64%) Varnish
2 2 (1.09%) Samba
2 2 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.09%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.09%) KVM
3 1 (0.55%) Ceph
3 1 (0.55%) GPFS
3 1 (0.55%) Postfix
3 1 (0.55%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.55%) Openswan
3 1 (0.55%) SpamAssassin
3 1 (0.55%) OpenSIPS
3 1 (0.55%) Dovecot
3 1 (0.55%) Corosync
3 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.55%) Squid
3 1 (0.55%) NFS
3 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (8.20%) Puppet
1 15 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.83%) Nagios
3 3 (1.64%) Ansible
4 2 (1.09%) Cacti
4 2 (1.09%) Munin
4 2 (1.09%) logstash
5 1 (0.55%) SmokePing
5 1 (0.55%) Kibana
5 1 (0.55%) Opsview
5 1 (0.55%) Salt
5 1 (0.55%) Bacula
5 1 (0.55%) Rsyslog
5 1 (0.55%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.55%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.55%) yum
Vendors
1 14 (7.65%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.10%) Oracle
3 11 (6.01%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.28%) VMware
5 5 (2.73%) Rackspace
5 5 (2.73%) Google
6 4 (2.19%) Percona
7 2 (1.09%) ESRI
7 2 (1.09%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.09%) Zend
7 2 (1.09%) Perforce
7 2 (1.09%) Splunk
8 1 (0.55%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.55%) Tableau
8 1 (0.55%) Aquila
8 1 (0.55%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.55%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.55%) IBM
8 1 (0.55%) Adobe
8 1 (0.55%) Sony
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Posted: Yesterday
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CLIENT SERVER
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