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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 120 125 169
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +44
Permanent jobs citing Python 137 137 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.15% 1.97% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.11% 3.59% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 107 116 78
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
3331 3818 4395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.21% 54.76% 59.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2804 3212 3907
Average salary £39,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +25 89 £37,500 - 21
Cheshire -30 23 £36,000 -4.00% 4
Merseyside +13 17 £31,500 -38.53% 1
Lancashire -4 5 £31,000 +6.89%
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 108 (45.76%) Java
2 78 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (32.20%) Perl
4 73 (30.93%) JavaScript
5 71 (30.08%) PHP
6 69 (29.24%) C++
7 67 (28.39%) Linux
8 59 (25.00%) C#
9 53 (22.46%) Ruby
10 51 (21.61%) HTML
11 50 (21.19%) MySQL
11 50 (21.19%) CSS
11 50 (21.19%) PostgreSQL
11 50 (21.19%) Bash Shell
12 42 (17.80%) jQuery
13 41 (17.37%) Software Engineering
14 36 (15.25%) .NET
15 35 (14.83%) Django
16 34 (14.41%) SQL
17 33 (13.98%) Open Source
17 33 (13.98%) Analytics
18 32 (13.56%) Microsoft
18 32 (13.56%) Degree
19 31 (13.14%) SQL Server
20 30 (12.71%) R
21 28 (11.86%) Node.js
21 28 (11.86%) Backbone.js
22 27 (11.44%) Apache
23 26 (11.02%) Amazon AWS
24 25 (10.59%) CentOS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 28 (11.86%) Node.js
2 27 (11.44%) Apache
3 22 (9.32%) SAS
4 18 (7.63%) nginx
5 17 (7.20%) Apache Pig
6 11 (4.66%) Apache Spark
7 6 (2.54%) Confluence
8 5 (2.12%) OpenStack
8 5 (2.12%) WordPress
9 4 (1.69%) SilverStripe
9 4 (1.69%) Drupal
10 3 (1.27%) Facebook Platform
10 3 (1.27%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.85%) JBoss
12 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.42%) Exstream Dialogue
12 1 (0.42%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.42%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.42%) Jetty
Applications
1 15 (6.36%) SPSS
2 6 (2.54%) MS Office
3 4 (1.69%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.54%) Magento
2 5 (2.12%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.02%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.39%) Route 53
2 8 (3.39%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.85%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.24%) OpenVPN
2 8 (3.39%) PPTP
2 8 (3.39%) IPsec
2 8 (3.39%) VPN
3 6 (2.54%) Internet
4 3 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.27%) DNS
4 3 (1.27%) VoIP
4 3 (1.27%) Firewall
4 3 (1.27%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (0.85%) Wireless
5 2 (0.85%) Network Security
5 2 (0.85%) LAN
5 2 (0.85%) SNMP
5 2 (0.85%) SSL
6 1 (0.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (21.19%) MySQL
1 50 (21.19%) PostgreSQL
2 31 (13.14%) SQL Server
3 20 (8.47%) Hadoop
4 18 (7.63%) MongoDB
5 17 (7.20%) Big Data
6 15 (6.36%) QlikView
6 15 (6.36%) Pentaho
7 14 (5.93%) Apache Hive
8 13 (5.51%) NoSQL
9 11 (4.66%) HBase
10 7 (2.97%) Base SAS
10 7 (2.97%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 6 (2.54%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.69%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.69%) Relational Database
13 3 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (6.36%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.51%) Subversion
3 12 (5.08%) Selenium
3 12 (5.08%) Jenkins
4 11 (4.66%) JUnit
5 10 (4.24%) Visual Studio
6 9 (3.81%) Maven
7 8 (3.39%) JIRA
7 8 (3.39%) Ant
8 7 (2.97%) ClearCase
8 7 (2.97%) TeamCity
8 7 (2.97%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.54%) SonarQube
10 5 (2.12%) JMeter
11 3 (1.27%) HP UFT
11 3 (1.27%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.85%) Ranorex
12 2 (0.85%) Facilita Forecast
12 2 (0.85%) Selenium IDE
12 2 (0.85%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (8.05%) Finance
2 15 (6.36%) Games
3 12 (5.08%) Banking
4 11 (4.66%) Retail
5 5 (2.12%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.69%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.27%) Electronics
8 2 (0.85%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Law
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 100 (42.37%) Developer
2 28 (11.86%) Software Engineer
3 24 (10.17%) Python Developer
4 20 (8.47%) AWS Developer
5 16 (6.78%) Consultant
6 13 (5.51%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (5.08%) Java Developer
7 12 (5.08%) Senior Software Engineer
8 10 (4.24%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 10 (4.24%) Python/Django Developer
8 10 (4.24%) Django Developer
9 9 (3.81%) Support Engineer
9 9 (3.81%) Test Engineer
9 9 (3.81%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (3.39%) Linux Administrator
10 8 (3.39%) Applications Developer
10 8 (3.39%) Administrator
10 8 (3.39%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (3.39%) SAS BI Consultant
11 7 (2.97%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (21.61%) HTML
2 50 (21.19%) CSS
3 42 (17.80%) jQuery
4 36 (15.25%) .NET
5 35 (14.83%) Django
6 28 (11.86%) Backbone.js
7 22 (9.32%) Web Services
8 21 (8.90%) AngularJS
9 18 (7.63%) XML
10 17 (7.20%) Ajax
11 13 (5.51%) Akka
12 12 (5.08%) JSON
13 11 (4.66%) Play Framework
13 11 (4.66%) REST
14 10 (4.24%) Ember.js
14 10 (4.24%) HTML5
15 9 (3.81%) XSLT
15 9 (3.81%) XHTML
15 9 (3.81%) CSS3
16 8 (3.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.17%) Visualisation
2 21 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (8.05%) Mathematics
4 16 (6.78%) Computer Science
5 14 (5.93%) 3D Graphics
6 12 (5.08%) Statistics
7 8 (3.39%) Cryptography
7 8 (3.39%) PKI
7 8 (3.39%) User Experience
8 6 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.54%) Physics
9 5 (2.12%) Animation
9 5 (2.12%) Derivative
9 5 (2.12%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.69%) Replication
10 4 (1.69%) Clustering
10 4 (1.69%) CMDB
11 3 (1.27%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.27%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.85%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 67 (28.39%) Linux
2 25 (10.59%) CentOS
3 18 (7.63%) Windows
4 17 (7.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (6.36%) UNIX
6 9 (3.81%) Ubuntu
7 8 (3.39%) SUSE
8 7 (2.97%) Debian
8 7 (2.97%) Solaris
9 6 (2.54%) AIX
10 5 (2.12%) HPUX
10 5 (2.12%) Android
11 4 (1.69%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.69%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.85%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.85%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (17.37%) Software Engineering
3 33 (13.98%) Open Source
3 33 (13.98%) Analytics
4 24 (10.17%) Mentoring
5 23 (9.75%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (9.75%) Configuration Management
6 20 (8.47%) Business Analysis
6 20 (8.47%) DevOps
7 19 (8.05%) TDD
8 16 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (6.36%) OOP
9 15 (6.36%) Business Analytics
10 12 (5.08%) Functional Programming
10 12 (5.08%) Test Automation
11 11 (4.66%) Data Analysis
12 10 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (4.24%) Data Visualisation
13 9 (3.81%) Web Development
13 9 (3.81%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 108 (45.76%) Java
2 76 (32.20%) Perl
3 73 (30.93%) JavaScript
4 71 (30.08%) PHP
5 69 (29.24%) C++
6 59 (25.00%) C#
7 53 (22.46%) Ruby
8 50 (21.19%) Bash Shell
9 34 (14.41%) SQL
10 30 (12.71%) R
11 23 (9.75%) Scala
11 23 (9.75%) C
12 7 (2.97%) VB
12 7 (2.97%) PowerShell
13 6 (2.54%) Groovy
13 6 (2.54%) VB.NET
14 5 (2.12%) AWK
14 5 (2.12%) sed
15 4 (1.69%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 32 (13.56%) Degree
2 8 (3.39%) ISEB
3 6 (2.54%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.08%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (5.08%) Docker
2 9 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.97%) HDFS
4 4 (1.69%) KVM
5 3 (1.27%) Ceph
5 3 (1.27%) Varnish
5 3 (1.27%) Samba
5 3 (1.27%) Squid
6 2 (0.85%) Xen
6 2 (0.85%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.85%) Postfix
6 2 (0.85%) Sendmail
6 2 (0.85%) Dovecot
6 2 (0.85%) Openswan
6 2 (0.85%) SpamAssassin
6 2 (0.85%) OpenSIPS
6 2 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.85%) Corosync
6 2 (0.85%) NFS
6 2 (0.85%) iptables
Systems Management
1 23 (9.75%) Puppet
2 13 (5.51%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (3.81%) Nagios
4 8 (3.39%) Vagrant
5 5 (2.12%) Ansible
5 5 (2.12%) Munin
6 4 (1.69%) Zenoss
7 3 (1.27%) Cacti
7 3 (1.27%) logstash
7 3 (1.27%) SmokePing
8 2 (0.85%) Rsyslog
8 2 (0.85%) Bacula
8 2 (0.85%) Pacemaker
8 2 (0.85%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (0.85%) yum
9 1 (0.42%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.42%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.42%) Plesk
9 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 32 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 24 (10.17%) Oracle
3 18 (7.63%) Business Objects
4 17 (7.20%) Red Hat
5 15 (6.36%) Tableau
5 15 (6.36%) Cognos
5 15 (6.36%) IBM
6 11 (4.66%) VMware
7 10 (4.24%) SAP
8 8 (3.39%) HP
8 8 (3.39%) Teradata
8 8 (3.39%) Perforce
8 8 (3.39%) Cloudera
9 7 (2.97%) Hortonworks
10 5 (2.12%) Zend
11 3 (1.27%) Facebook
11 3 (1.27%) Twitter
12 2 (0.85%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.85%) Percona
13 1 (0.42%) Splunk
Manchester, Lancashire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Attractive to suit exp
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 7 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + extensive benefits - see bellow
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 14 days ago
Oldham
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Telecommuting + Holidays
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Greater Manchester, Manchester, North West
GCHQ
Salary: £26,000-£38,000 depending on experience
Posted: 21 days ago
Greater Manchester, Manchester, North West
GCHQ
Salary: £31,000-£58,000 depending on experience
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GCHQ
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GCHQ
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago