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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 85 129 126
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -3
Permanent jobs citing Python 171 129 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.05% 2.04% 2.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.68% 3.92% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 141 102 124
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
3012 3289 3813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 53.76% 52.04% 54.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2601 2796 3236
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +28 111 £45,000 +20.00% 33
Cheshire +46 32 £29,000 -21.62% 4
Merseyside +6 19 £37,500 +19.04% 3
Lancashire +10 4 £47,500 +53.22%
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 162 (49.69%) Linux
2 154 (47.24%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (33.13%) JavaScript
4 106 (32.52%) Ruby
5 100 (30.67%) Java
6 96 (29.45%) Bash Shell
7 84 (25.77%) SQL
7 84 (25.77%) DevOps
8 80 (24.54%) Puppet
9 77 (23.62%) PHP
10 76 (23.31%) MySQL
11 70 (21.47%) Scrum
11 70 (21.47%) Django
12 69 (21.17%) Perl
13 67 (20.55%) Unix
14 63 (19.33%) Configuration Management
15 62 (19.02%) HTML
16 61 (18.71%) Opscode Chef
17 59 (18.10%) Shell Script
18 57 (17.48%) CSS
19 53 (16.26%) C++
19 53 (16.26%) Open Source
20 52 (15.95%) Continuous Integration
21 49 (15.03%) Web Development
22 48 (14.72%) Degree
22 48 (14.72%) Amazon AWS
23 47 (14.42%) Software Engineering
24 46 (14.11%) .NET
25 44 (13.50%) Computer Science
26 42 (12.88%) Oracle

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 (10.12%) nginx
2 32 (9.82%) OpenStack
3 28 (8.59%) WebSphere
4 27 (8.28%) JBoss
5 26 (7.98%) Apache
5 26 (7.98%) WebLogic
6 23 (7.06%) CloudStack
7 20 (6.13%) Tomcat
8 10 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (2.76%) Apache Spark
10 6 (1.84%) Apache Solr
10 6 (1.84%) Confluence
11 5 (1.53%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.92%) Commerce Server
12 3 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.61%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.61%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.61%) IBM HTTP Server
13 2 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (2.15%) SPSS
2 5 (1.53%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (1.53%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.23%) Maya
4 3 (0.92%) HipChat
4 3 (0.92%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.31%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.31%) Magento
3 1 (0.31%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.31%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 48 (14.72%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (3.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 11 (3.37%) GitHub
5 10 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (2.76%) PaaS
7 8 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.53%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (1.53%) Amazon S3
8 5 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.53%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.61%) IaaS
9 2 (0.61%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.61%) SaaS
10 1 (0.31%) Engine Yard
10 1 (0.31%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.51%) Firewall
2 18 (5.52%) Internet
3 12 (3.68%) HTTP
4 11 (3.37%) SSL
5 10 (3.07%) BGP
5 10 (3.07%) MRTG
6 8 (2.45%) DNS
7 7 (2.15%) LAN
7 7 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (1.84%) Ethernet
8 6 (1.84%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (1.84%) SNMP
8 6 (1.84%) WAN
9 5 (1.53%) DWDM
9 5 (1.53%) HTTPS
9 5 (1.53%) IPv6
9 5 (1.53%) Junos
9 5 (1.53%) LLU
9 5 (1.53%) VLAN
9 5 (1.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (23.31%) MySQL
2 33 (10.12%) NoSQL
3 31 (9.51%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (6.44%) Big Data
5 17 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (4.91%) Redis
7 15 (4.60%) Data Mining
7 15 (4.60%) Relational Database
8 12 (3.68%) Hadoop
9 10 (3.07%) MongoDB
9 10 (3.07%) SQL Server
10 7 (2.15%) IBM BigInsights
11 6 (1.84%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.23%) Amazon Redshift
13 4 (1.23%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.23%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.23%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.92%) DataStage
14 3 (0.92%) LogicBlox
Development Applications
1 41 (12.58%) Git (software)
2 29 (8.90%) Jenkins
3 13 (3.99%) JIRA
4 12 (3.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (3.37%) Maven
6 10 (3.07%) JUnit
7 9 (2.76%) Selenium
7 9 (2.76%) Subversion
8 7 (2.15%) Ranorex
8 7 (2.15%) SoapUI
9 6 (1.84%) Mercurial
9 6 (1.84%) Vagrant
10 5 (1.53%) gulp
11 3 (0.92%) Ant
11 3 (0.92%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.92%) GitLab
11 3 (0.92%) Gradle
11 3 (0.92%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (0.92%) Travis CI
12 2 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
General
1 24 (7.36%) Games
2 11 (3.37%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.07%) Finance
3 10 (3.07%) Retail
4 8 (2.45%) Publishing
5 6 (1.84%) Marketing
6 5 (1.53%) Advertising
6 5 (1.53%) iGaming
6 5 (1.53%) Law
7 3 (0.92%) Banking
7 3 (0.92%) Electronics
7 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 143 (43.87%) Developer
2 63 (19.33%) Python Developer
3 58 (17.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 34 (10.43%) Java Developer
5 25 (7.67%) Administrator
6 24 (7.36%) Senior Developer
7 19 (5.83%) Django Developer
7 19 (5.83%) Python/Django Developer
8 17 (5.21%) Linux Administrator
9 15 (4.60%) Consultant
9 15 (4.60%) Software Developer
10 14 (4.29%) Data Scientist
10 14 (4.29%) Lead Developer
10 14 (4.29%) PHP Developer
10 14 (4.29%) Web Developer
11 13 (3.99%) Linux Support
11 13 (3.99%) Senior Java Developer
12 11 (3.37%) Linux Engineer
12 11 (3.37%) Software Engineer
12 11 (3.37%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (21.47%) Django
2 62 (19.02%) HTML
3 57 (17.48%) CSS
4 46 (14.11%) .NET
5 36 (11.04%) AngularJS
6 33 (10.12%) Web Services
7 30 (9.20%) HTML5
7 30 (9.20%) jQuery
8 27 (8.28%) Node.js
9 23 (7.06%) JSON
9 23 (7.06%) REST
10 21 (6.44%) Ajax
11 20 (6.13%) RESTful
12 16 (4.91%) CSS3
12 16 (4.91%) Spring
13 14 (4.29%) J2EE
14 13 (3.99%) Ruby on Rails
15 12 (3.68%) SOAP
15 12 (3.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (3.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.50%) Computer Science
2 22 (6.75%) Algorithms
3 14 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (3.99%) Statistics
5 12 (3.68%) Visualisation
6 11 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.76%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.45%) CUDA
9 7 (2.15%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.84%) Blog
10 6 (1.84%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.53%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.53%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.53%) User Experience
12 4 (1.23%) Augmented Reality
12 4 (1.23%) Device Driver
12 4 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.23%) Neural Network
12 4 (1.23%) Social Media
13 3 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 162 (49.69%) Linux
2 67 (20.55%) Unix
3 42 (12.88%) Windows
4 26 (7.98%) CentOS
5 17 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (4.29%) Windows Server
7 13 (3.99%) Debian
8 5 (1.53%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.53%) CoreOS
9 4 (1.23%) Android
9 4 (1.23%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.92%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.61%) OpenWrt
12 1 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.31%) Solaris
12 1 (0.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (47.24%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (25.77%) DevOps
3 70 (21.47%) Scrum
4 63 (19.33%) Configuration Management
5 53 (16.26%) Open Source
6 52 (15.95%) Continuous Integration
7 49 (15.03%) Web Development
8 47 (14.42%) Software Engineering
9 39 (11.96%) ITIL
9 39 (11.96%) TDD
10 32 (9.82%) Analytics
11 27 (8.28%) Machine Learning
12 26 (7.98%) E-Commerce
13 25 (7.67%) Unit Testing
14 24 (7.36%) DSDM
14 24 (7.36%) OWASP
14 24 (7.36%) RUP
15 23 (7.06%) OO
16 18 (5.52%) OOP
17 17 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 108 (33.13%) JavaScript
2 106 (32.52%) Ruby
3 100 (30.67%) Java
4 96 (29.45%) Bash Shell
5 84 (25.77%) SQL
6 77 (23.62%) PHP
7 69 (21.17%) Perl
8 59 (18.10%) Shell Script
9 53 (16.26%) C++
10 32 (9.82%) C
11 26 (7.98%) C#
12 24 (7.36%) Scala
13 17 (5.21%) R
14 12 (3.68%) Go
14 12 (3.68%) MATLAB
15 8 (2.45%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.84%) Groovy
16 6 (1.84%) T-SQL
17 5 (1.53%) TypeScript
18 3 (0.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (14.72%) Degree
2 19 (5.83%) PhD
3 8 (2.45%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.45%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.92%) RHCE
5 2 (0.61%) CCNP
5 2 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.61%) ISEB
5 2 (0.61%) JNCIP
5 2 (0.61%) RHCT
6 1 (0.31%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.31%) CCA
6 1 (0.31%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.31%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.31%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.83%) QA
2 6 (1.84%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (8.59%) vSphere
1 28 (8.59%) XenServer
2 23 (7.06%) Xen
3 13 (3.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (3.07%) Active Directory
5 9 (2.76%) Docker
6 8 (2.45%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.45%) Varnish
7 7 (2.15%) GPFS
7 7 (2.15%) Squid
8 6 (1.84%) Ceph
9 5 (1.53%) Firmware
9 5 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.53%) XenApp
9 5 (1.53%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.61%) HDFS
10 2 (0.61%) iptables
10 2 (0.61%) vCloud
10 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.31%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 80 (24.54%) Puppet
2 61 (18.71%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (11.35%) Cobbler
4 31 (9.51%) Tivoli
5 15 (4.60%) Nagios
6 10 (3.07%) SCCM
7 9 (2.76%) Ansible
7 9 (2.76%) Cacti
8 8 (2.45%) Kubernetes
8 8 (2.45%) Munin
9 7 (2.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (1.84%) Zenoss
11 5 (1.53%) OpenNMS
11 5 (1.53%) RANCID
11 5 (1.53%) SCOM
12 4 (1.23%) Backup Exec
12 4 (1.23%) Packer
13 3 (0.92%) CFEngine
14 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 2 (0.61%) yum
Vendors
1 42 (12.88%) Oracle
2 31 (9.51%) Microsoft
3 25 (7.67%) VMware
4 23 (7.06%) EnterpriseDB
5 22 (6.75%) Cisco
6 13 (3.99%) Citrix
6 13 (3.99%) Red Hat
7 12 (3.68%) HP
7 12 (3.68%) IBM
7 12 (3.68%) SaltStack
8 10 (3.07%) Juniper
9 7 (2.15%) F5
9 7 (2.15%) Intel
10 6 (1.84%) New Relic
11 5 (1.53%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.53%) Brocade
11 5 (1.53%) Foundry
11 5 (1.53%) Huawei
11 5 (1.53%) Yahoo!
11 5 (1.53%) ZyXEL
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 5 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus & share incentive!!
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £47k-£62k plus attractive benefits, 30 days holiday and extensive care
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
TDA Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus +OT +28 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary with additional NCC Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago