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

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 102 123 139
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +16
Permanent jobs citing Python 157 139 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.67% 2.13% 1.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.98% 4.09% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 136 112 103
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,300 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +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
3154 3399 3902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 53.73% 51.99% 54.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2741 2874 3278
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +18 107 £42,500 +13.33% 32
Merseyside -1 25 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Cheshire +23 17 £29,000 -19.44% 4
Lancashire +19 6 £41,250 +33.06% 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 146 (45.48%) Linux
2 140 (43.61%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (31.46%) SQL
4 96 (29.91%) Ruby
5 95 (29.60%) JavaScript
6 87 (27.10%) Java
6 87 (27.10%) Bash Shell
7 80 (24.92%) Puppet
8 79 (24.61%) MySQL
9 73 (22.74%) PHP
10 72 (22.43%) DevOps
11 71 (22.12%) Scrum
12 69 (21.50%) Django
13 67 (20.87%) Unix
14 66 (20.56%) Configuration Management
15 65 (20.25%) HTML
16 62 (19.31%) Opscode Chef
17 59 (18.38%) Perl
18 57 (17.76%) CSS
18 57 (17.76%) Shell Script
19 56 (17.45%) C++
20 53 (16.51%) Continuous Integration
21 50 (15.58%) Web Development
22 49 (15.26%) Git (software)
23 48 (14.95%) Degree
24 47 (14.64%) Software Engineering
25 46 (14.33%) Amazon AWS
26 45 (14.02%) Computer Science
26 45 (14.02%) Windows
27 44 (13.71%) 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 34 (10.59%) OpenStack
2 32 (9.97%) nginx
3 29 (9.03%) WebSphere
4 28 (8.72%) JBoss
5 26 (8.10%) CloudStack
5 26 (8.10%) WebLogic
6 25 (7.79%) Apache
7 14 (4.36%) Tomcat
8 10 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (2.80%) Apache Spark
10 6 (1.87%) Apache Solr
11 5 (1.56%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.93%) Commerce Server
12 3 (0.93%) Confluence
12 3 (0.93%) SAS
12 3 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.62%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.62%) ArcGIS
14 1 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
14 1 (0.31%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (1.87%) SPSS
2 4 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.25%) Maya
2 4 (1.25%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.93%) HipChat
3 3 (0.93%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.31%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.31%) Magento
3 1 (0.31%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.31%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 46 (14.33%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (4.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 12 (3.74%) GitHub
4 10 (3.12%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (2.18%) PaaS
6 6 (1.87%) SaaS
7 3 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.93%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.93%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.62%) IaaS
8 2 (0.62%) TestFlight
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.31%) Engine Yard
9 1 (0.31%) Heroku
9 1 (0.31%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 37 (11.53%) Firewall
2 20 (6.23%) Internet
3 13 (4.05%) BGP
3 13 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (3.74%) SSL
5 11 (3.43%) DNS
5 11 (3.43%) HTTP
5 11 (3.43%) MRTG
6 10 (3.12%) Ethernet
7 9 (2.80%) Broadband
7 9 (2.80%) IPv6
7 9 (2.80%) SNMP
7 9 (2.80%) TACACS
7 9 (2.80%) VoIP
7 9 (2.80%) VPN
8 8 (2.49%) Junos
8 8 (2.49%) LLU
8 8 (2.49%) OSPF
8 8 (2.49%) VLAN
8 8 (2.49%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (24.61%) MySQL
2 32 (9.97%) NoSQL
2 32 (9.97%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (7.48%) Big Data
4 20 (6.23%) Data Mining
4 20 (6.23%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (5.61%) Relational Database
6 16 (4.98%) Redis
7 12 (3.74%) Hadoop
7 12 (3.74%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.80%) SQL Server
9 5 (1.56%) IBM BigInsights
9 5 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (1.25%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.25%) DB2
10 4 (1.25%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.93%) DataStage
11 3 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.93%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 49 (15.26%) Git (software)
2 30 (9.35%) Jenkins
3 15 (4.67%) Subversion
4 12 (3.74%) Maven
5 11 (3.43%) JIRA
6 9 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (2.18%) JUnit
7 7 (2.18%) Selenium
8 6 (1.87%) gulp
8 6 (1.87%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.56%) Ant
9 5 (1.56%) Gradle
9 5 (1.56%) Ranorex
9 5 (1.56%) SoapUI
9 5 (1.56%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.93%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.93%) GitLab
10 3 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (0.93%) Travis CI
General
1 23 (7.17%) Games
2 15 (4.67%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.74%) Marketing
4 11 (3.43%) Finance
5 8 (2.49%) Publishing
6 7 (2.18%) Retail
7 6 (1.87%) Law
8 5 (1.56%) Advertising
8 5 (1.56%) iGaming
9 3 (0.93%) Electronics
9 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.31%) Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 142 (44.24%) Developer
2 60 (18.69%) Python Developer
3 54 (16.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 34 (10.59%) Java Developer
5 23 (7.17%) Administrator
5 23 (7.17%) Senior Developer
6 19 (5.92%) Django Developer
6 19 (5.92%) Python/Django Developer
7 18 (5.61%) Data Scientist
8 17 (5.30%) Linux Administrator
9 14 (4.36%) PHP Developer
9 14 (4.36%) Web Developer
10 13 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
10 13 (4.05%) Software Developer
10 13 (4.05%) Software Engineer
11 12 (3.74%) Consultant
11 12 (3.74%) Linux Support
11 12 (3.74%) Windows Administrator
12 11 (3.43%) Machine Learning Engineer
12 11 (3.43%) MATLAB Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (21.50%) Django
2 65 (20.25%) HTML
3 57 (17.76%) CSS
4 41 (12.77%) .NET
4 41 (12.77%) AngularJS
5 38 (11.84%) Web Services
6 31 (9.66%) Node.js
7 30 (9.35%) HTML5
8 28 (8.72%) REST
9 26 (8.10%) JSON
10 25 (7.79%) jQuery
11 23 (7.17%) RESTful
12 18 (5.61%) Ajax
12 18 (5.61%) CSS3
13 17 (5.30%) J2EE
13 17 (5.30%) SOAP
13 17 (5.30%) XML
14 16 (4.98%) Spring
15 13 (4.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (3.74%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.02%) Computer Science
2 26 (8.10%) Algorithms
3 16 (4.98%) Statistics
4 12 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.74%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.43%) CUDA
6 9 (2.80%) Visualisation
7 8 (2.49%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.18%) Mathematics
8 7 (2.18%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.87%) Blog
9 6 (1.87%) User Experience
10 5 (1.56%) Device Driver
10 5 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.56%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.56%) Neural Network
11 4 (1.25%) Augmented Reality
11 4 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.25%) Physics
12 3 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 146 (45.48%) Linux
2 67 (20.87%) Unix
3 45 (14.02%) Windows
4 23 (7.17%) CentOS
5 15 (4.67%) Windows Server
6 14 (4.36%) Debian
7 13 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.87%) Android
9 6 (1.87%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.56%) CoreOS
11 4 (1.25%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.93%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.62%) OpenWrt
14 1 (0.31%) Solaris
14 1 (0.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (43.61%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (22.43%) DevOps
3 71 (22.12%) Scrum
4 66 (20.56%) Configuration Management
5 53 (16.51%) Continuous Integration
6 50 (15.58%) Web Development
7 47 (14.64%) Software Engineering
8 42 (13.08%) Open Source
9 41 (12.77%) TDD
10 40 (12.46%) ITIL
11 32 (9.97%) Analytics
11 32 (9.97%) Machine Learning
12 27 (8.41%) DSDM
12 27 (8.41%) OWASP
12 27 (8.41%) RUP
13 25 (7.79%) Unit Testing
14 22 (6.85%) E-Commerce
15 21 (6.54%) OO
16 20 (6.23%) Data Analysis
17 17 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 101 (31.46%) SQL
2 96 (29.91%) Ruby
3 95 (29.60%) JavaScript
4 87 (27.10%) Bash Shell
4 87 (27.10%) Java
5 73 (22.74%) PHP
6 59 (18.38%) Perl
7 57 (17.76%) Shell Script
8 56 (17.45%) C++
9 33 (10.28%) C
10 23 (7.17%) C#
11 22 (6.85%) R
12 20 (6.23%) Scala
13 16 (4.98%) MATLAB
14 10 (3.12%) Go
15 8 (2.49%) Groovy
15 8 (2.49%) PowerShell
16 7 (2.18%) T-SQL
17 5 (1.56%) TypeScript
18 4 (1.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (14.95%) Degree
2 22 (6.85%) PhD
3 6 (1.87%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.87%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.93%) CCNP
4 3 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.62%) JNCIP
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%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.92%) QA
2 9 (2.80%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (9.66%) vSphere
1 31 (9.66%) XenServer
2 26 (8.10%) Xen
3 14 (4.36%) Active Directory
4 10 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (2.80%) Varnish
6 8 (2.49%) Docker
7 6 (1.87%) Ceph
7 6 (1.87%) Hyper-V
8 5 (1.56%) GPFS
8 5 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.56%) Squid
8 5 (1.56%) XenApp
8 5 (1.56%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.25%) Firmware
10 3 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.62%) HDFS
11 2 (0.62%) iptables
11 2 (0.62%) vCloud
12 1 (0.31%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 80 (24.92%) Puppet
2 62 (19.31%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (11.84%) Cobbler
4 32 (9.97%) Tivoli
5 20 (6.23%) Nagios
6 15 (4.67%) Cacti
7 14 (4.36%) SCCM
8 9 (2.80%) Munin
8 9 (2.80%) OpenNMS
8 9 (2.80%) RANCID
9 8 (2.49%) SCOM
10 7 (2.18%) Backup Exec
11 6 (1.87%) Ansible
11 6 (1.87%) Kubernetes
12 5 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 4 (1.25%) Zenoss
14 3 (0.93%) CFEngine
14 3 (0.93%) Packer
15 2 (0.62%) yum
16 1 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 44 (13.71%) Oracle
2 35 (10.90%) Microsoft
3 27 (8.41%) Cisco
4 26 (8.10%) EnterpriseDB
5 23 (7.17%) VMware
6 14 (4.36%) Juniper
7 10 (3.12%) Citrix
7 10 (3.12%) HP
8 9 (2.80%) Brocade
8 9 (2.80%) Ericsson
8 9 (2.80%) Foundry
8 9 (2.80%) Huawei
8 9 (2.80%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.80%) ZyXEL
9 8 (2.49%) IBM
10 6 (1.87%) NetApp
10 6 (1.87%) SaltStack
10 6 (1.87%) Yahoo!
11 5 (1.56%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.56%) F5
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Penrith, Cumbria
Eddison Knight
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Additional +bonus 5% +other bonuses.
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 18 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Prescot, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £50K
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum with additional shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Inc Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Gencia Media Ltd
Salary: Unspecified + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago