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

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 81 129 117
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -12
Permanent jobs citing Python 176 123 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.22% 2.02% 2.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.07% 3.82% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 148 94 121
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,400
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,900 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.75%
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
2901 3216 3813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 53.05% 52.76% 56.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2492 2693 3254
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 May 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 May 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 +33 115 £45,000 +20.00% 30
Cheshire +43 38 £29,000 -27.50% 3
Merseyside -3 11 £37,500 +19.04% 2
Lancashire +7 3 £40,000 +29.03% 2
Cumbria - 1 £43,672 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 161 (49.85%) Linux
2 160 (49.54%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (34.98%) JavaScript
4 108 (33.44%) Ruby
5 104 (32.20%) Java
6 92 (28.48%) Bash Shell
7 89 (27.55%) DevOps
8 88 (27.24%) PHP
9 81 (25.08%) Puppet
10 73 (22.60%) MySQL
11 72 (22.29%) Scrum
12 71 (21.98%) SQL
13 68 (21.05%) Perl
14 62 (19.20%) HTML
15 61 (18.89%) Unix
15 61 (18.89%) Django
16 59 (18.27%) Opscode Chef
17 58 (17.96%) CSS
18 55 (17.03%) Shell Script
18 55 (17.03%) Amazon AWS
19 53 (16.41%) Open Source
19 53 (16.41%) Configuration Management
20 51 (15.79%) C++
21 48 (14.86%) Degree
22 47 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
23 45 (13.93%) Web Development
23 45 (13.93%) .NET
24 43 (13.31%) TDD
25 40 (12.38%) Software Engineering
25 40 (12.38%) 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 33 (10.22%) nginx
2 29 (8.98%) OpenStack
3 28 (8.67%) Node.js
4 25 (7.74%) Apache
5 23 (7.12%) JBoss
5 23 (7.12%) WebSphere
6 22 (6.81%) WebLogic
7 20 (6.19%) Tomcat
8 19 (5.88%) CloudStack
9 11 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (3.10%) Confluence
11 9 (2.79%) Apache Spark
12 6 (1.86%) Apache Solr
13 5 (1.55%) Skype for Business
14 2 (0.62%) Commerce Server
14 2 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
14 2 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
14 2 (0.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 2 (0.62%) SAS
14 2 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (2.48%) Photoshop
1 8 (2.48%) SPSS
2 5 (1.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.93%) HipChat
3 3 (0.93%) Maya
3 3 (0.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.31%) Magento
2 1 (0.31%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.31%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 55 (17.03%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.02%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (4.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 11 (3.41%) GitHub
4 10 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (2.79%) PaaS
6 8 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.86%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (1.86%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.86%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.55%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.62%) IaaS
9 2 (0.62%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.62%) SaaS
10 1 (0.31%) Engine Yard
10 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.31%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.12%) Firewall
2 17 (5.26%) Internet
3 12 (3.72%) HTTP
4 11 (3.41%) SSL
5 7 (2.17%) WAN
6 6 (1.86%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (1.55%) BGP
7 5 (1.55%) DWDM
7 5 (1.55%) LAN
7 5 (1.55%) MRTG
7 5 (1.55%) NetScaler
7 5 (1.55%) Wireless
8 4 (1.24%) DNS
8 4 (1.24%) HTTPS
8 4 (1.24%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.62%) 802.11
9 2 (0.62%) LDAP
9 2 (0.62%) SAN
9 2 (0.62%) SMS
9 2 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (22.60%) MySQL
2 31 (9.60%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (8.67%) NoSQL
4 18 (5.57%) Redis
5 15 (4.64%) Big Data
5 15 (4.64%) Relational Database
6 13 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (3.41%) Data Mining
7 11 (3.41%) Hadoop
8 10 (3.10%) SQL Server
9 7 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (2.17%) IBM BigInsights
9 7 (2.17%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.55%) LogicBlox
11 4 (1.24%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.93%) GIS
12 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.62%) DB2
13 2 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.62%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 34 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 31 (9.60%) Jenkins
3 21 (6.50%) JIRA
4 19 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (3.41%) Maven
6 10 (3.10%) JUnit
6 10 (3.10%) Selenium
7 8 (2.48%) Subversion
8 7 (2.17%) Ranorex
8 7 (2.17%) SoapUI
9 6 (1.86%) Mercurial
9 6 (1.86%) Vagrant
10 5 (1.55%) Appium
10 5 (1.55%) gulp
11 4 (1.24%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.24%) FishEye
12 3 (0.93%) GitLab
12 3 (0.93%) Gradle
12 3 (0.93%) Grunt
13 2 (0.62%) Travis CI
General
1 24 (7.43%) Games
2 13 (4.02%) Retail
3 11 (3.41%) Finance
4 8 (2.48%) Publishing
5 7 (2.17%) Banking
5 7 (2.17%) Marketing
6 6 (1.86%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.55%) iGaming
7 5 (1.55%) Law
8 4 (1.24%) Advertising
9 3 (0.93%) Electronics
9 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 136 (42.11%) Developer
2 63 (19.50%) Python Developer
3 59 (18.27%) DevOps Engineer
4 33 (10.22%) Java Developer
5 23 (7.12%) Administrator
6 21 (6.50%) Senior Developer
7 20 (6.19%) Django Developer
7 20 (6.19%) Python/Django Developer
8 17 (5.26%) Consultant
9 16 (4.95%) Linux Engineer
10 15 (4.64%) Data Scientist
10 15 (4.64%) Linux Administrator
10 15 (4.64%) Software Developer
11 14 (4.33%) PHP Developer
12 13 (4.02%) Lead Developer
13 12 (3.72%) Senior Java Developer
14 11 (3.41%) AWS Engineer
14 11 (3.41%) Systems Administrator
15 10 (3.10%) Linux Support
15 10 (3.10%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (19.20%) HTML
2 61 (18.89%) Django
3 58 (17.96%) CSS
4 45 (13.93%) .NET
5 34 (10.53%) jQuery
5 34 (10.53%) Web Services
6 33 (10.22%) AngularJS
7 30 (9.29%) HTML5
8 25 (7.74%) REST
9 23 (7.12%) JSON
10 21 (6.50%) Ajax
11 19 (5.88%) CSS3
12 18 (5.57%) RESTful
13 16 (4.95%) Ruby on Rails
14 15 (4.64%) Spring
15 14 (4.33%) J2EE
16 12 (3.72%) SOAP
17 11 (3.41%) JMS
18 10 (3.10%) Hibernate
18 10 (3.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.38%) Computer Science
2 18 (5.57%) Algorithms
3 17 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (4.02%) Statistics
5 12 (3.72%) Visualisation
6 11 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.48%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.55%) CUDA
8 5 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.55%) Physics
9 4 (1.24%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.24%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.24%) Device Driver
9 4 (1.24%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.24%) PMI
10 3 (0.93%) Augmented Reality
10 3 (0.93%) Blog
10 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.93%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 161 (49.85%) Linux
2 61 (18.89%) Unix
3 38 (11.76%) Windows
4 27 (8.36%) CentOS
5 19 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (4.02%) Debian
7 12 (3.72%) Windows Server
8 8 (2.48%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.55%) CoreOS
10 4 (1.24%) Android
10 4 (1.24%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.93%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.62%) OpenWrt
12 2 (0.62%) Solaris
12 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (49.54%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (27.55%) DevOps
3 72 (22.29%) Scrum
4 53 (16.41%) Configuration Management
4 53 (16.41%) Open Source
5 47 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (13.93%) Web Development
7 43 (13.31%) TDD
8 40 (12.38%) Software Engineering
9 36 (11.15%) ITIL
10 32 (9.91%) E-Commerce
11 31 (9.60%) Analytics
12 28 (8.67%) Unit Testing
13 21 (6.50%) Machine Learning
14 20 (6.19%) DSDM
14 20 (6.19%) OO
14 20 (6.19%) OWASP
14 20 (6.19%) RUP
15 18 (5.57%) OOP
16 15 (4.64%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 113 (34.98%) JavaScript
2 108 (33.44%) Ruby
3 104 (32.20%) Java
4 92 (28.48%) Bash Shell
5 88 (27.24%) PHP
6 71 (21.98%) SQL
7 68 (21.05%) Perl
8 55 (17.03%) Shell Script
9 51 (15.79%) C++
10 32 (9.91%) C
11 28 (8.67%) C#
12 24 (7.43%) Scala
13 16 (4.95%) R
14 14 (4.33%) Go
15 9 (2.79%) PowerShell
16 8 (2.48%) MATLAB
17 5 (1.55%) Groovy
17 5 (1.55%) T-SQL
17 5 (1.55%) TypeScript
18 3 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (14.86%) Degree
2 16 (4.95%) PhD
3 9 (2.79%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.79%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.55%) ISEB
5 4 (1.24%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.24%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.93%) RHCE
7 2 (0.62%) RHCT
8 1 (0.31%) CCA
8 1 (0.31%) CCNA
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.31%) CISSP
8 1 (0.31%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) GCIA
8 1 (0.31%) GCIH
8 1 (0.31%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.31%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.19%) QA
2 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (7.43%) vSphere
1 24 (7.43%) XenServer
2 19 (5.88%) Xen
3 14 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.79%) Docker
5 8 (2.48%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.17%) GPFS
6 7 (2.17%) Squid
7 6 (1.86%) Ceph
7 6 (1.86%) Varnish
8 5 (1.55%) Active Directory
8 5 (1.55%) Firmware
8 5 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.55%) XenApp
8 5 (1.55%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.62%) iptables
9 2 (0.62%) vCloud
10 1 (0.31%) HDFS
10 1 (0.31%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 81 (25.08%) Puppet
2 59 (18.27%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (10.22%) Cobbler
4 27 (8.36%) Tivoli
5 10 (3.10%) Ansible
6 8 (2.48%) Kubernetes
6 8 (2.48%) Nagios
7 7 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (1.86%) Munin
8 6 (1.86%) Zenoss
9 5 (1.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 5 (1.55%) SCCM
10 4 (1.24%) Packer
11 3 (0.93%) CFEngine
12 2 (0.62%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.62%) Cacti
12 2 (0.62%) yum
13 1 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
13 1 (0.31%) Mesos
13 1 (0.31%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 35 (10.84%) Oracle
2 26 (8.05%) Microsoft
3 25 (7.74%) VMware
4 19 (5.88%) EnterpriseDB
5 18 (5.57%) Cisco
6 17 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 17 (5.26%) SaltStack
7 13 (4.02%) Citrix
8 12 (3.72%) HP
9 11 (3.41%) IBM
10 7 (2.17%) F5
10 7 (2.17%) Intel
10 7 (2.17%) New Relic
11 6 (1.86%) Adobe
11 6 (1.86%) Juniper
12 5 (1.55%) AppSense
12 5 (1.55%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.55%) EMC
12 5 (1.55%) NetApp
12 5 (1.55%) Yahoo!
Manchester, Lancashire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum extensive training, bonus etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Preston)
Salary: From £25,700 to £52,600 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Attractive benefits, 30 days holiday and extensive career progression
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Outstanding Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 8 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Chester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Padiham, Lancashire
JP74 Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 21 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Flexi benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £25k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
TRG
Salary: 35000-45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum with additional shift allowance
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 20 days ago