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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 159 138 168
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +30
Permanent jobs citing Python 96 108 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.31% 1.61% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.56% 2.62% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 85 89 77
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,186 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
3757 4121 4896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.39% 61.44% 61.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3307 3588 4393
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -5 69 £37,500 +2.73% 9
Cheshire -2 16 £57,500 +71.64% 5
Merseyside +8 8 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Lancashire -13 4 £28,929 +25.77% 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 71 (36.22%) Java
2 68 (34.69%) Linux
3 59 (30.10%) Perl
4 56 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 54 (27.55%) Ruby
6 53 (27.04%) C++
7 48 (24.49%) PHP
8 46 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (22.96%) Finance
10 42 (21.43%) SQL
11 41 (20.92%) C#
11 41 (20.92%) MySQL
12 40 (20.41%) HTML
13 38 (19.39%) CSS
14 35 (17.86%) Software Engineering
15 31 (15.82%) QA
16 29 (14.80%) Web Services
17 28 (14.29%) OO
18 26 (13.27%) .NET
18 26 (13.27%) Django
19 24 (12.24%) Degree
20 22 (11.22%) PostgreSQL
21 21 (10.71%) Apache
21 21 (10.71%) Animation
22 19 (9.69%) Windows
22 19 (9.69%) HTML5
22 19 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
23 18 (9.18%) SQL Server
23 18 (9.18%) Amazon AWS
23 18 (9.18%) Open Source

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 21 (10.71%) Apache
2 15 (7.65%) nginx
3 8 (4.08%) IIS
4 5 (2.55%) SAS
4 5 (2.55%) Drupal
5 4 (2.04%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.53%) Node.js
6 3 (1.53%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.53%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.02%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.02%) JBoss
7 2 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.51%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.51%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.51%) uWSGI
Applications
1 7 (3.57%) MS Office
2 5 (2.55%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.04%) SPSS
4 2 (1.02%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.51%) Edge Animate
5 1 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (3.57%) Magento
2 2 (1.02%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.18%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.55%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.04%) SaaS
4 4 (2.04%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (1.53%) IaaS
5 3 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.02%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.51%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.61%) HTTP
2 9 (4.59%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.08%) Internet
4 7 (3.57%) Wireshark
4 7 (3.57%) FTP
5 6 (3.06%) DNS
5 6 (3.06%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.53%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (1.02%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.51%) SAN
8 1 (0.51%) Firewall
8 1 (0.51%) SSH
8 1 (0.51%) LDAP
8 1 (0.51%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (20.92%) MySQL
2 22 (11.22%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (9.18%) SQL Server
4 16 (8.16%) Big Data
5 15 (7.65%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (6.63%) NoSQL
7 11 (5.61%) MongoDB
8 9 (4.59%) Amazon Redshift
9 8 (4.08%) Relational Database
10 6 (3.06%) MariaDB
10 6 (3.06%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.04%) Hadoop
11 4 (2.04%) Data Mining
11 4 (2.04%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.53%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (1.02%) Text Mining
13 2 (1.02%) DB2
13 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (1.02%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.08%) Subversion
3 6 (3.06%) Selenium
4 4 (2.04%) WebDriver
4 4 (2.04%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.53%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.53%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.02%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.02%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.51%) Ant
7 1 (0.51%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.51%) Sublime Text
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.51%) Maven
7 1 (0.51%) JIRA
7 1 (0.51%) Hudson
7 1 (0.51%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.51%) Aptana Studio
7 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
General
1 45 (22.96%) Finance
2 11 (5.61%) Banking
3 8 (4.08%) Games
4 7 (3.57%) Front Office
4 7 (3.57%) Back Office
5 5 (2.55%) Retail
5 5 (2.55%) Marketing
6 3 (1.53%) German Language
6 3 (1.53%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.53%) Turkish Language
7 2 (1.02%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 88 (44.90%) Developer
2 23 (11.73%) Web Developer
3 21 (10.71%) Software Engineer
4 20 (10.20%) Python Developer
5 17 (8.67%) PHP Developer
6 16 (8.16%) QA Engineer
7 13 (6.63%) Analyst
8 10 (5.10%) Architect
8 10 (5.10%) PHP Web Developer
9 9 (4.59%) C++ Developer
10 8 (4.08%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.57%) Quality Engineer
11 7 (3.57%) Software Developer
11 7 (3.57%) Test Analyst
11 7 (3.57%) IT Consultant
11 7 (3.57%) Consultant
11 7 (3.57%) Perl Developer
11 7 (3.57%) Implementation Consultant
11 7 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
12 6 (3.06%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (20.41%) HTML
2 38 (19.39%) CSS
3 29 (14.80%) Web Services
4 26 (13.27%) .NET
4 26 (13.27%) Django
5 19 (9.69%) HTML5
6 17 (8.67%) CSS3
7 16 (8.16%) jQuery
8 15 (7.65%) ASP.NET
9 10 (5.10%) Ajax
10 9 (4.59%) Flash
10 9 (4.59%) RESTful
11 8 (4.08%) Kafka
12 7 (3.57%) XML
12 7 (3.57%) JSON
13 6 (3.06%) OpenGL
13 6 (3.06%) WinForms
14 5 (2.55%) Middleware
14 5 (2.55%) JMS
14 5 (2.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.71%) Animation
2 19 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (9.18%) Open Source
4 13 (6.63%) 3D Graphics
5 12 (6.12%) Mathematics
6 10 (5.10%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.57%) Mobile App
7 7 (3.57%) Algorithms
8 6 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (2.55%) Visualisation
9 5 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.53%) DTV
10 3 (1.53%) GIS
11 2 (1.02%) STB
11 2 (1.02%) Neural Network
11 2 (1.02%) Statistics
11 2 (1.02%) Social Media
12 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.51%) User Experience
12 1 (0.51%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 68 (34.69%) Linux
2 19 (9.69%) Windows
3 17 (8.67%) UNIX
4 7 (3.57%) Mac OS X
5 5 (2.55%) CentOS
6 4 (2.04%) Solaris
7 3 (1.53%) Android
7 3 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.02%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.02%) Debian
9 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.51%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (17.86%) Software Engineering
3 28 (14.29%) OO
4 16 (8.16%) MVC
5 15 (7.65%) ITIL
6 13 (6.63%) TDD
7 12 (6.12%) OOP
7 12 (6.12%) Web Development
7 12 (6.12%) DevOps
8 11 (5.61%) Mentoring
8 11 (5.61%) Software Testing
8 11 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (4.59%) Scrum
9 9 (4.59%) Change Management
9 9 (4.59%) Information Security
9 9 (4.59%) Test Management
9 9 (4.59%) Manual Testing
9 9 (4.59%) Automated Testing
9 9 (4.59%) Analytics
10 8 (4.08%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (36.22%) Java
2 59 (30.10%) Perl
3 56 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 54 (27.55%) Ruby
5 53 (27.04%) C++
6 48 (24.49%) PHP
7 42 (21.43%) SQL
8 41 (20.92%) C#
9 13 (6.63%) C
10 7 (3.57%) PHP5
10 7 (3.57%) Shell Script
11 6 (3.06%) Scala
11 6 (3.06%) Bash Shell
11 6 (3.06%) R
12 5 (2.55%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.55%) VBA
13 3 (1.53%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.53%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.53%) Clojure
14 2 (1.02%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (12.24%) Degree
2 13 (6.63%) ISEB
3 11 (5.61%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.04%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.02%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.02%) PhD
6 1 (0.51%) MCSE
6 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.51%) CISSP
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.51%) RHCE
6 1 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (15.82%) QA
2 3 (1.53%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.02%) Varnish
1 2 (1.02%) Apache Flume
1 2 (1.02%) KVM
2 1 (0.51%) GPFS
2 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.51%) Samba
2 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (8.67%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (7.14%) Puppet
3 6 (3.06%) CFEngine
4 3 (1.53%) Nagios
4 3 (1.53%) Ansible
5 2 (1.02%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (0.51%) Cacti
6 1 (0.51%) Salt
6 1 (0.51%) Opsview
Vendors
1 15 (7.65%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.12%) Oracle
3 8 (4.08%) Red Hat
4 7 (3.57%) Google
5 5 (2.55%) VMware
5 5 (2.55%) Rackspace
6 4 (2.04%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.53%) IBM
7 3 (1.53%) Percona
7 3 (1.53%) ESRI
8 2 (1.02%) Hitachi
8 2 (1.02%) Zend
9 1 (0.51%) Splunk
9 1 (0.51%) Tableau
9 1 (0.51%) Actimize
9 1 (0.51%) Aquila
9 1 (0.51%) Yahoo!
9 1 (0.51%) Sony
9 1 (0.51%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.51%) Adobe
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TEKsystems
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35k - £40k basic + excellent benefi
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexible working hours
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Salary: £DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Package
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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Manchester
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Cheshire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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