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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 111 133 166
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +33
Permanent jobs citing Python 139 124 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.13% 1.74% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.09% 3.18% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 112 103 72
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £59,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
3400 3902 4242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.02% 54.82% 58.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2875 3278 3767
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 29 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 29 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 +26 86 £37,500 - 17
Cheshire -11 28 £36,000 -4.00% 4
Merseyside +18 17 £32,500 -35.00% 5
Lancashire -5 5 £31,000 -11.42% 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 (43.03%) Java
2 80 (31.87%) PHP
3 79 (31.47%) Linux
3 79 (31.47%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (31.08%) JavaScript
5 72 (28.69%) Perl
6 67 (26.69%) C++
7 56 (22.31%) HTML
8 54 (21.51%) Bash Shell
9 53 (21.12%) CSS
10 52 (20.72%) MySQL
11 51 (20.32%) C#
12 50 (19.92%) Ruby
13 49 (19.52%) PostgreSQL
14 44 (17.53%) jQuery
15 42 (16.73%) Analytics
16 40 (15.94%) Software Engineering
16 40 (15.94%) Django
17 39 (15.54%) SQL
18 36 (14.34%) Degree
19 35 (13.94%) Open Source
20 33 (13.15%) SQL Server
21 32 (12.75%) Backbone.js
22 31 (12.35%) Node.js
22 31 (12.35%) .NET
22 31 (12.35%) Microsoft
23 30 (11.95%) R
24 29 (11.55%) C
25 28 (11.16%) Finance
25 28 (11.16%) CentOS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 31 (12.35%) Node.js
2 26 (10.36%) Apache
3 22 (8.76%) SAS
4 16 (6.37%) nginx
5 15 (5.98%) Apache Pig
6 11 (4.38%) Apache Spark
7 6 (2.39%) Confluence
8 5 (1.99%) WordPress
9 4 (1.59%) SilverStripe
9 4 (1.59%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.59%) Drupal
9 4 (1.59%) JBoss
10 3 (1.20%) Facebook Platform
11 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.40%) Jetty
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.40%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (5.98%) SPSS
2 6 (2.39%) MS Office
3 4 (1.59%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.39%) Magento
2 4 (1.59%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.96%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.38%) Route 53
2 11 (4.38%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.80%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.78%) OpenVPN
2 11 (4.38%) PPTP
2 11 (4.38%) IPsec
2 11 (4.38%) VPN
3 9 (3.59%) Internet
4 5 (1.99%) DNS
4 5 (1.99%) VoIP
4 5 (1.99%) Asterisk PBX
5 4 (1.59%) Wireless
5 4 (1.59%) HTTP
6 3 (1.20%) SSL
7 2 (0.80%) LAN
7 2 (0.80%) SNMP
7 2 (0.80%) Firewall
8 1 (0.40%) Network Security
8 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (20.72%) MySQL
2 49 (19.52%) PostgreSQL
3 33 (13.15%) SQL Server
4 22 (8.76%) Hadoop
5 19 (7.57%) Big Data
6 18 (7.17%) MongoDB
6 18 (7.17%) BusinessObjects
7 15 (5.98%) Pentaho
7 15 (5.98%) QlikView
7 15 (5.98%) Apache Hive
8 11 (4.38%) NoSQL
8 11 (4.38%) HBase
9 7 (2.79%) Base SAS
9 7 (2.79%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 5 (1.99%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.59%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.59%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (6.37%) Subversion
2 15 (5.98%) Selenium
2 15 (5.98%) Git (software)
3 14 (5.58%) Jenkins
4 13 (5.18%) JUnit
5 11 (4.38%) Maven
6 10 (3.98%) JIRA
6 10 (3.98%) Ant
6 10 (3.98%) Visual Studio
7 8 (3.19%) Cucumber
8 7 (2.79%) TeamCity
8 7 (2.79%) ClearCase
9 6 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (2.39%) SonarQube
10 5 (1.99%) JMeter
11 4 (1.59%) Log4j
11 4 (1.59%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.59%) Selenium IDE
12 3 (1.20%) HP UFT
13 2 (0.80%) AppScan
General
1 28 (11.16%) Finance
2 14 (5.58%) Games
3 13 (5.18%) Banking
4 12 (4.78%) Retail
5 10 (3.98%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.59%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.20%) Electronics
7 3 (1.20%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.80%) Back Office
9 1 (0.40%) Automotive
9 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 105 (41.83%) Developer
2 30 (11.95%) Python Developer
3 29 (11.55%) Software Engineer
4 20 (7.97%) AWS Developer
5 17 (6.77%) Consultant
6 15 (5.98%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (5.18%) Python/Django Developer
7 13 (5.18%) Django Developer
8 12 (4.78%) Java Developer
8 12 (4.78%) Senior Software Engineer
9 11 (4.38%) Software Developer
10 10 (3.98%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 10 (3.98%) Support Engineer
11 9 (3.59%) Test Engineer
11 9 (3.59%) QA Engineer
12 8 (3.19%) Applications Developer
12 8 (3.19%) SAS BI Consultant
12 8 (3.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 7 (2.79%) Build Engineer
13 7 (2.79%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (22.31%) HTML
2 53 (21.12%) CSS
3 44 (17.53%) jQuery
4 40 (15.94%) Django
5 32 (12.75%) Backbone.js
6 31 (12.35%) .NET
7 24 (9.56%) XML
7 24 (9.56%) AngularJS
8 20 (7.97%) Web Services
9 19 (7.57%) Ajax
10 13 (5.18%) HTML5
10 13 (5.18%) Akka
10 13 (5.18%) Ember.js
11 12 (4.78%) CSS3
11 12 (4.78%) JSON
12 11 (4.38%) LAMP
12 11 (4.38%) REST
12 11 (4.38%) Play Framework
13 9 (3.59%) XSLT
13 9 (3.59%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.36%) Visualisation
2 22 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.57%) Mathematics
3 19 (7.57%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.58%) 3D Graphics
5 12 (4.78%) Statistics
6 11 (4.38%) Cryptography
6 11 (4.38%) PKI
7 9 (3.59%) User Experience
8 7 (2.79%) Animation
9 6 (2.39%) Physics
9 6 (2.39%) Derivative
10 5 (1.99%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.59%) Replication
11 4 (1.59%) CMDB
12 3 (1.20%) Clustering
12 3 (1.20%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.20%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.80%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 79 (31.47%) Linux
2 28 (11.16%) CentOS
3 25 (9.96%) Windows
4 20 (7.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (7.17%) UNIX
6 14 (5.58%) SUSE
7 11 (4.38%) Debian
8 8 (3.19%) Ubuntu
9 7 (2.79%) Solaris
9 7 (2.79%) AIX
9 7 (2.79%) Mac OS X
10 6 (2.39%) HPUX
11 5 (1.99%) Android
11 5 (1.99%) Fedora
12 4 (1.59%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.80%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.80%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (31.47%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (16.73%) Analytics
3 40 (15.94%) Software Engineering
4 35 (13.94%) Open Source
5 24 (9.56%) Mentoring
6 23 (9.16%) TDD
7 22 (8.76%) Configuration Management
7 22 (8.76%) DevOps
8 21 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (7.57%) Business Analysis
10 15 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (5.98%) Business Analytics
11 12 (4.78%) Functional Programming
11 12 (4.78%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (4.78%) Scrum
11 12 (4.78%) Data Protection
11 12 (4.78%) Test Automation
12 11 (4.38%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (4.38%) Data Analysis
12 11 (4.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 108 (43.03%) Java
2 80 (31.87%) PHP
3 78 (31.08%) JavaScript
4 72 (28.69%) Perl
5 67 (26.69%) C++
6 54 (21.51%) Bash Shell
7 51 (20.32%) C#
8 50 (19.92%) Ruby
9 39 (15.54%) SQL
10 30 (11.95%) R
11 29 (11.55%) C
12 23 (9.16%) Scala
13 11 (4.38%) PowerShell
14 9 (3.59%) Shell Script
15 6 (2.39%) AWK
15 6 (2.39%) Groovy
15 6 (2.39%) sed
15 6 (2.39%) VB
16 4 (1.59%) VB.NET
16 4 (1.59%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 36 (14.34%) Degree
2 6 (2.39%) ISEB
3 4 (1.59%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.78%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (5.98%) Docker
2 11 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.79%) HDFS
4 3 (1.20%) Xen
4 3 (1.20%) KVM
5 2 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.80%) Varnish
5 2 (0.80%) Samba
5 2 (0.80%) Squid
5 2 (0.80%) Ceph
6 1 (0.40%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.40%) iptables
6 1 (0.40%) NFS
6 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.40%) Postfix
6 1 (0.40%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.40%) vSphere
6 1 (0.40%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.40%) Openswan
6 1 (0.40%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 22 (8.76%) Puppet
2 13 (5.18%) Vagrant
3 9 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.99%) Nagios
5 4 (1.59%) Ansible
6 3 (1.20%) Munin
6 3 (1.20%) Zenoss
7 2 (0.80%) Cacti
7 2 (0.80%) SmokePing
7 2 (0.80%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.40%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.40%) logstash
8 1 (0.40%) Rsyslog
8 1 (0.40%) Bacula
8 1 (0.40%) cPanel
8 1 (0.40%) Pacemaker
8 1 (0.40%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.40%) Plesk
8 1 (0.40%) yum
8 1 (0.40%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (12.35%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.76%) Oracle
3 19 (7.57%) Red Hat
4 15 (5.98%) Tableau
4 15 (5.98%) Cognos
4 15 (5.98%) IBM
5 13 (5.18%) VMware
6 10 (3.98%) SAP
7 9 (3.59%) HP
8 8 (3.19%) Teradata
8 8 (3.19%) Cloudera
9 7 (2.79%) Hortonworks
9 7 (2.79%) Perforce
10 5 (1.99%) Zend
11 3 (1.20%) Splunk
11 3 (1.20%) Facebook
11 3 (1.20%) Twitter
12 2 (0.80%) New Relic
13 1 (0.40%) SaltStack
13 1 (0.40%) Dell Compellent
Manchester, Lancashire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: Pension/Package/Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Oldham
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Telecommuting + Holidays
Posted: 15 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Dependant on Experience
Posted: 16 days ago