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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 125 154 167
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +13
Permanent jobs citing Python 142 97 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.11% 1.32% 1.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.13% 2.41% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 123 78 63
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
3439 4033 3991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.15% 54.73% 58.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2962 3360 3559
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 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +38 105 £40,000 +6.66% 16
Cheshire -3 24 £39,250 -3.68% 6
Merseyside +14 10 £36,250 -34.09% 1
Lancashire +2 2 - - 2
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 105 (38.60%) Linux
2 103 (37.87%) Java
3 91 (33.46%) PHP
3 91 (33.46%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (27.94%) Perl
5 72 (26.47%) JavaScript
6 62 (22.79%) C++
6 62 (22.79%) Bash Shell
7 61 (22.43%) Ruby
8 59 (21.69%) MySQL
9 55 (20.22%) HTML
10 51 (18.75%) CSS
11 46 (16.91%) C#
11 46 (16.91%) PostgreSQL
11 46 (16.91%) Analytics
12 42 (15.44%) Open Source
13 40 (14.71%) Puppet
13 40 (14.71%) Software Engineering
13 40 (14.71%) SQL
13 40 (14.71%) Windows
14 38 (13.97%) Finance
14 38 (13.97%) CentOS
15 36 (13.24%) DevOps
15 36 (13.24%) Django
16 35 (12.87%) C
17 34 (12.50%) jQuery
18 32 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 32 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
18 32 (11.76%) Degree
19 31 (11.40%) Node.js

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (11.40%) Node.js
2 28 (10.29%) Apache
3 19 (6.99%) SAS
4 14 (5.15%) nginx
4 14 (5.15%) Apache Pig
5 11 (4.04%) Apache Spark
6 7 (2.57%) JBoss
7 6 (2.21%) Confluence
8 5 (1.84%) CMS
8 5 (1.84%) WordPress
9 4 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.47%) SilverStripe
9 4 (1.47%) Drupal
10 3 (1.10%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.74%) iPlanet
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.37%) Joomla!
Applications
1 12 (4.41%) SPSS
2 4 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.10%) MS Office
3 3 (1.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.21%) Magento
2 3 (1.10%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.15%) Route 53
2 14 (5.15%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.74%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.74%) GitHub
4 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.15%) VPN
1 14 (5.15%) PPTP
1 14 (5.15%) IPsec
1 14 (5.15%) OpenVPN
2 10 (3.68%) Internet
3 5 (1.84%) Asterisk PBX
3 5 (1.84%) VoIP
4 4 (1.47%) DNS
4 4 (1.47%) Wireless
5 3 (1.10%) HTTP
6 2 (0.74%) SNMP
6 2 (0.74%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.74%) SSL
6 2 (0.74%) LAN
7 1 (0.37%) Firewall
7 1 (0.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (21.69%) MySQL
2 46 (16.91%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (8.46%) SQL Server
4 22 (8.09%) Hadoop
5 19 (6.99%) Big Data
6 15 (5.51%) MongoDB
6 15 (5.51%) BusinessObjects
7 14 (5.15%) Apache Hive
8 13 (4.78%) Relational Database
8 13 (4.78%) NoSQL
9 12 (4.41%) QlikView
9 12 (4.41%) Pentaho
10 11 (4.04%) HBase
11 7 (2.57%) Base SAS
11 7 (2.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 5 (1.84%) Redis
13 4 (1.47%) Data Mining
14 3 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
15 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (8.82%) Subversion
2 22 (8.09%) Git (software)
3 19 (6.99%) Selenium
3 19 (6.99%) Jenkins
4 15 (5.51%) JUnit
5 13 (4.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (4.41%) Maven
7 11 (4.04%) JIRA
7 11 (4.04%) Ant
8 9 (3.31%) Visual Studio
9 8 (2.94%) ClearCase
10 7 (2.57%) TeamCity
11 6 (2.21%) HP UFT
11 6 (2.21%) SonarQube
12 5 (1.84%) Selenium IDE
12 5 (1.84%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.84%) Log4j
13 4 (1.47%) NUnit
13 4 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (1.47%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (13.97%) Finance
2 23 (8.46%) Games
3 16 (5.88%) Banking
4 11 (4.04%) Retail
4 11 (4.04%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.47%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.10%) Marketing
6 3 (1.10%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.37%) Back Office
7 1 (0.37%) Automotive
7 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 92 (33.82%) Developer
2 29 (10.66%) Software Engineer
2 29 (10.66%) Python Developer
3 22 (8.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (6.99%) Consultant
5 15 (5.51%) Python/Django Developer
5 15 (5.51%) Django Developer
5 15 (5.51%) Build Engineer
5 15 (5.51%) AWS Developer
6 13 (4.78%) Linux Engineer
6 13 (4.78%) QA Engineer
7 11 (4.04%) Software Developer
7 11 (4.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 10 (3.68%) Support Engineer
8 10 (3.68%) Java Developer
9 9 (3.31%) Senior Software Engineer
9 9 (3.31%) Tester
9 9 (3.31%) Junior
10 8 (2.94%) Architect
10 8 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (20.22%) HTML
2 51 (18.75%) CSS
3 36 (13.24%) Django
4 34 (12.50%) jQuery
5 28 (10.29%) .NET
5 28 (10.29%) Backbone.js
6 26 (9.56%) XML
7 25 (9.19%) AngularJS
8 21 (7.72%) Web Services
9 17 (6.25%) Ajax
10 15 (5.51%) Play Framework
11 14 (5.15%) Ember.js
11 14 (5.15%) HTML5
12 13 (4.78%) CSS3
12 13 (4.78%) Akka
12 13 (4.78%) LAMP
13 11 (4.04%) J2EE
14 10 (3.68%) PyQt
15 9 (3.31%) JSON
16 8 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.46%) Visualisation
2 20 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.15%) Cryptography
4 14 (5.15%) PKI
5 12 (4.41%) Mathematics
5 12 (4.41%) Statistics
6 10 (3.68%) Animation
6 10 (3.68%) 3D Graphics
6 10 (3.68%) User Experience
7 6 (2.21%) Replication
7 6 (2.21%) Derivative
8 5 (1.84%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.84%) Online Games
9 4 (1.47%) iPhone
9 4 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.47%) Cybercrime
9 4 (1.47%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.47%) Online Banking
9 4 (1.47%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 105 (38.60%) Linux
2 40 (14.71%) Windows
3 38 (13.97%) CentOS
4 32 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (8.82%) UNIX
6 16 (5.88%) SUSE
7 15 (5.51%) Debian
8 14 (5.15%) Ubuntu
9 10 (3.68%) Mac OS X
10 9 (3.31%) Fedora
11 8 (2.94%) AIX
12 6 (2.21%) HPUX
12 6 (2.21%) Solaris
13 5 (1.84%) Android
14 4 (1.47%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.74%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (33.46%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (16.91%) Analytics
3 42 (15.44%) Open Source
4 40 (14.71%) Software Engineering
5 36 (13.24%) DevOps
6 27 (9.93%) TDD
7 22 (8.09%) Mentoring
8 21 (7.72%) Configuration Management
9 19 (6.99%) Scrum
10 18 (6.62%) E-Commerce
11 17 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (5.88%) Data Protection
12 16 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
13 15 (5.51%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (5.51%) Business Analysis
14 14 (5.15%) Migration
14 14 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (4.78%) Test Automation
16 12 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (4.41%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 103 (37.87%) Java
2 91 (33.46%) PHP
3 76 (27.94%) Perl
4 72 (26.47%) JavaScript
5 62 (22.79%) C++
5 62 (22.79%) Bash Shell
6 61 (22.43%) Ruby
7 46 (16.91%) C#
8 40 (14.71%) SQL
9 35 (12.87%) C
10 28 (10.29%) Scala
11 27 (9.93%) R
12 18 (6.62%) PowerShell
13 13 (4.78%) Shell Script
14 6 (2.21%) AWK
14 6 (2.21%) sed
15 5 (1.84%) Groovy
15 5 (1.84%) VB
16 4 (1.47%) MATLAB
17 3 (1.10%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 32 (11.76%) Degree
2 4 (1.47%) ISEB
3 3 (1.10%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (6.62%) Docker
2 13 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.57%) HDFS
4 3 (1.10%) Xen
5 2 (0.74%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.74%) KVM
6 1 (0.37%) Ceph
6 1 (0.37%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.37%) vSphere
6 1 (0.37%) Varnish
6 1 (0.37%) Samba
6 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.37%) Squid
Systems Management
1 40 (14.71%) Puppet
2 20 (7.35%) Vagrant
3 17 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.94%) Nagios
5 4 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (1.47%) Ansible
6 3 (1.10%) Zenoss
7 2 (0.74%) yum
7 2 (0.74%) logstash
7 2 (0.74%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.37%) cPanel
8 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.37%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.37%) SmokePing
8 1 (0.37%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.37%) Plesk
8 1 (0.37%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.37%) Cacti
8 1 (0.37%) Munin
Vendors
1 29 (10.66%) Microsoft
1 29 (10.66%) Red Hat
2 18 (6.62%) VMware
2 18 (6.62%) Oracle
3 13 (4.78%) HP
4 12 (4.41%) Cognos
4 12 (4.41%) IBM
4 12 (4.41%) Tableau
5 10 (3.68%) SAP
6 7 (2.57%) Perforce
6 7 (2.57%) Hortonworks
7 5 (1.84%) Cloudera
7 5 (1.84%) Teradata
7 5 (1.84%) Zend
7 5 (1.84%) Splunk
8 3 (1.10%) Rackspace
8 3 (1.10%) New Relic
8 3 (1.10%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.37%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (0.37%) EMC
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - 60000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - 60000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheshire
Betting Appointments
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Resource partners Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Resource partners Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Resource partners Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + personalised hardware + more
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £40,000 Per Annum +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West England
iKonnect
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum + dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £30k DOE + Extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Eligo
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competive, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Burnley
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 16 days ago