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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 154 133 166
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +33
Permanent jobs citing Python 93 133 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.41% 1.92% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.73% 3.35% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 72 106 72
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £47,500 £45,000
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
3409 3972 4357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.60% 57.40% 59.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2916 3407 3814
Average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -6 64 £37,500 +2.73% 8
Merseyside +17 13 £31,000 -40.95%
Cheshire -21 12 £42,500 +30.76% 10
Lancashire +6 2 £36,250 +30.63% 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 78 (41.05%) Java
2 68 (35.79%) C++
3 64 (33.68%) PHP
3 64 (33.68%) Linux
4 62 (32.63%) Ruby
5 59 (31.05%) Perl
6 58 (30.53%) C#
7 57 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 53 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (23.16%) HTML
10 43 (22.63%) MySQL
11 42 (22.11%) CSS
12 40 (21.05%) Software Engineering
13 39 (20.53%) .NET
14 37 (19.47%) PostgreSQL
15 33 (17.37%) SQL
16 29 (15.26%) SQL Server
17 28 (14.74%) Web Services
17 28 (14.74%) jQuery
18 24 (12.63%) Microsoft
19 22 (11.58%) OOP
19 22 (11.58%) Django
19 22 (11.58%) QA
19 22 (11.58%) nginx
19 22 (11.58%) Amazon AWS
19 22 (11.58%) Bash Shell
20 21 (11.05%) Open Source
21 20 (10.53%) Degree
21 20 (10.53%) Apache
21 20 (10.53%) Business Intelligence

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (11.58%) nginx
2 20 (10.53%) Apache
3 12 (6.32%) Node.js
4 7 (3.68%) SAS
5 5 (2.63%) IIS
5 5 (2.63%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.58%) Facebook Platform
6 3 (1.58%) Drupal
6 3 (1.58%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.05%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.53%) Exstream Dialogue
8 1 (0.53%) uWSGI
Applications
1 12 (6.32%) MS Office
2 6 (3.16%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.63%) SPSS
4 2 (1.05%) Maya
4 2 (1.05%) 3ds Max
4 2 (1.05%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 6 (3.16%) Magento
2 3 (1.58%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.58%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.21%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.63%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.11%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.79%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.26%) HTTP
3 8 (4.21%) DNS
4 7 (3.68%) Internet
4 7 (3.68%) Wireshark
5 6 (3.16%) FTP
5 6 (3.16%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.05%) SSL
6 2 (1.05%) VoIP
6 2 (1.05%) Firewall
6 2 (1.05%) Network Security
6 2 (1.05%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (1.05%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (22.63%) MySQL
2 37 (19.47%) PostgreSQL
3 29 (15.26%) SQL Server
4 18 (9.47%) Big Data
5 13 (6.84%) Amazon Redshift
5 13 (6.84%) NoSQL
6 11 (5.79%) MongoDB
7 9 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (4.21%) Hadoop
9 7 (3.68%) Relational Database
10 6 (3.16%) Apache Hive
10 6 (3.16%) QlikView
11 5 (2.63%) Pentaho
12 3 (1.58%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.58%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (1.05%) Text Mining
13 2 (1.05%) Data Mining
13 2 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (6.32%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.79%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.16%) Subversion
3 6 (3.16%) Cucumber
4 4 (2.11%) JUnit
4 4 (2.11%) Selenium
5 3 (1.58%) JMeter
5 3 (1.58%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.58%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.05%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.05%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.53%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.53%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.53%) JIRA
7 1 (0.53%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 17 (8.95%) Finance
2 10 (5.26%) Games
3 7 (3.68%) Retail
4 4 (2.11%) Marketing
5 3 (1.58%) Banking
5 3 (1.58%) Electronics
6 2 (1.05%) Back Office
6 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.05%) Publishing
6 2 (1.05%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.53%) Front Office
7 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 88 (46.32%) Developer
2 23 (12.11%) Software Engineer
3 20 (10.53%) Web Developer
4 13 (6.84%) Software Developer
4 13 (6.84%) QA Engineer
4 13 (6.84%) PHP Developer
4 13 (6.84%) Python Developer
5 11 (5.79%) Architect
6 9 (4.74%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (4.21%) AWS Developer
7 8 (4.21%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (3.68%) Analyst
8 7 (3.68%) Applications Developer
8 7 (3.68%) Administrator
8 7 (3.68%) Quality Engineer
8 7 (3.68%) PHP Web Developer
9 6 (3.16%) Linux Software Architect
9 6 (3.16%) C++ Developer
9 6 (3.16%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.16%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (23.16%) HTML
2 42 (22.11%) CSS
3 39 (20.53%) .NET
4 28 (14.74%) Web Services
4 28 (14.74%) jQuery
5 22 (11.58%) Django
6 17 (8.95%) Ajax
7 14 (7.37%) XML
8 13 (6.84%) ASP.NET
8 13 (6.84%) HTML5
9 12 (6.32%) Kafka
10 11 (5.79%) CSS3
10 11 (5.79%) Backbone.js
11 10 (5.26%) JSON
12 9 (4.74%) Ruby on Rails
13 8 (4.21%) REST
13 8 (4.21%) XSLT
13 8 (4.21%) XHTML
14 7 (3.68%) Flash
14 7 (3.68%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.05%) Open Source
2 17 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.37%) Animation
3 14 (7.37%) Mathematics
4 10 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.74%) 3D Graphics
5 9 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (4.21%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.11%) Physics
8 3 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.58%) Statistics
8 3 (1.58%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.58%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.05%) Social Media
9 2 (1.05%) GIS
9 2 (1.05%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.05%) Replication
9 2 (1.05%) Clustering
9 2 (1.05%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.53%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 64 (33.68%) Linux
2 13 (6.84%) Windows
3 12 (6.32%) CentOS
4 8 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.68%) UNIX
6 5 (2.63%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.63%) Debian
7 3 (1.58%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.05%) OpenBSD
8 2 (1.05%) Solaris
8 2 (1.05%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.53%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (21.05%) Software Engineering
3 22 (11.58%) OOP
4 20 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (8.42%) OO
6 15 (7.89%) Configuration Management
7 12 (6.32%) Information Security
8 11 (5.79%) Web Development
9 10 (5.26%) Business Analysis
9 10 (5.26%) Analytics
9 10 (5.26%) Mentoring
10 8 (4.21%) Functional Programming
10 8 (4.21%) TDD
10 8 (4.21%) MVC
10 8 (4.21%) Test Management
11 7 (3.68%) Data Analysis
11 7 (3.68%) Software Testing
12 6 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (3.16%) Project Management
12 6 (3.16%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 78 (41.05%) Java
2 68 (35.79%) C++
3 64 (33.68%) PHP
4 62 (32.63%) Ruby
5 59 (31.05%) Perl
6 58 (30.53%) C#
7 57 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 33 (17.37%) SQL
9 22 (11.58%) Bash Shell
10 14 (7.37%) Scala
11 12 (6.32%) R
12 9 (4.74%) C
13 7 (3.68%) VB.NET
13 7 (3.68%) PowerShell
14 6 (3.16%) PHP5
15 4 (2.11%) Haskell
15 4 (2.11%) Groovy
15 4 (2.11%) OCaml
16 3 (1.58%) VB
16 3 (1.58%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 20 (10.53%) Degree
2 6 (3.16%) ISEB
3 5 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.58%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.05%) PhD
5 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.53%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.58%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.11%) Samba
1 4 (2.11%) Varnish
2 3 (1.58%) Squid
2 3 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.05%) Postfix
3 2 (1.05%) Sendmail
3 2 (1.05%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.05%) Dovecot
3 2 (1.05%) Openswan
3 2 (1.05%) SpamAssassin
3 2 (1.05%) OpenSIPS
3 2 (1.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.05%) Corosync
3 2 (1.05%) KVM
3 2 (1.05%) Docker
3 2 (1.05%) Ceph
3 2 (1.05%) iptables
3 2 (1.05%) NFS
4 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (6.84%) Puppet
2 12 (6.32%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (4.74%) Nagios
4 5 (2.63%) Munin
5 3 (1.58%) Zenoss
5 3 (1.58%) Cacti
5 3 (1.58%) SmokePing
5 3 (1.58%) logstash
6 2 (1.05%) Rsyslog
6 2 (1.05%) Bacula
6 2 (1.05%) Pacemaker
6 2 (1.05%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (1.05%) yum
7 1 (0.53%) Ansible
7 1 (0.53%) Kibana
Vendors
1 24 (12.63%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.37%) Oracle
3 11 (5.79%) Red Hat
4 8 (4.21%) Business Objects
5 6 (3.16%) VMware
5 6 (3.16%) Tableau
6 5 (2.63%) Percona
6 5 (2.63%) Cloudera
6 5 (2.63%) Teradata
6 5 (2.63%) Cognos
6 5 (2.63%) IBM
7 4 (2.11%) Google
7 4 (2.11%) Rackspace
8 3 (1.58%) Facebook
8 3 (1.58%) Twitter
9 2 (1.05%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.05%) Splunk
9 2 (1.05%) ESRI
9 2 (1.05%) SAP
9 2 (1.05%) TIBCO
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