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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 148 146 196
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +50
Permanent jobs citing Python 118 105 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.57% 1.51% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.99% 2.43% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 104 89 55
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,807 £23,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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
3943 4322 4715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.55% 61.99% 61.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3449 3765 4234
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -2 77 £37,500 +7.14% 15
Cheshire -2 22 £37,500 +18.11% 1
Merseyside +14 10 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Lancashire -5 8 £29,358 +27.64% 2
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 86 (38.74%) Linux
2 73 (32.88%) Java
3 67 (30.18%) JavaScript
4 66 (29.73%) Perl
5 59 (26.58%) PHP
6 58 (26.13%) C++
7 54 (24.32%) Ruby
8 52 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
9 50 (22.52%) HTML
10 49 (22.07%) SQL
11 48 (21.62%) Finance
12 46 (20.72%) CSS
13 43 (19.37%) MySQL
14 38 (17.12%) Software Engineering
15 36 (16.22%) Web Services
15 36 (16.22%) C#
16 34 (15.32%) QA
17 33 (14.86%) OO
18 30 (13.51%) Django
19 28 (12.61%) Degree
20 27 (12.16%) Apache
20 27 (12.16%) Windows
21 26 (11.71%) HTML5
22 24 (10.81%) Animation
22 24 (10.81%) .NET
23 22 (9.91%) PostgreSQL
23 22 (9.91%) UNIX
23 22 (9.91%) CSS3
23 22 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
24 21 (9.46%) Open Source

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 27 (12.16%) Apache
2 16 (7.21%) nginx
3 10 (4.50%) SAS
4 8 (3.60%) IIS
5 6 (2.70%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (2.25%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.25%) Apache Pig
6 5 (2.25%) Drupal
7 4 (1.80%) uWSGI
7 4 (1.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (1.80%) TIBCO EMS
7 4 (1.80%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (1.80%) Node.js
7 4 (1.80%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.90%) JBoss
9 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.45%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.45%) CloudStack
Applications
1 8 (3.60%) SPSS
2 7 (3.15%) MS Office
3 5 (2.25%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.90%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.45%) Edge Animate
5 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (3.15%) Magento
2 4 (1.80%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.45%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.56%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.50%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.25%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (1.80%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.80%) SaaS
6 3 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (1.35%) IaaS
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.45%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.31%) HTTP
2 10 (4.50%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.50%) Internet
3 7 (3.15%) DNS
3 7 (3.15%) Wireshark
3 7 (3.15%) FTP
4 6 (2.70%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.35%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (0.90%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.45%) LDAP
7 1 (0.45%) Broadband
7 1 (0.45%) SAN
7 1 (0.45%) OSPF
7 1 (0.45%) BGP
7 1 (0.45%) Firewall
7 1 (0.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (19.37%) MySQL
2 22 (9.91%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 18 (8.11%) Big Data
4 17 (7.66%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (7.21%) NoSQL
6 14 (6.31%) MongoDB
7 10 (4.50%) Relational Database
8 9 (4.05%) Oracle Database
9 7 (3.15%) Amazon Redshift
9 7 (3.15%) Hadoop
9 7 (3.15%) Data Mining
10 6 (2.70%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.70%) Apache Hive
10 6 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (2.70%) MariaDB
11 5 (2.25%) Sqoop
11 5 (2.25%) Triplestore
11 5 (2.25%) HBase
12 4 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (7.21%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.31%) Subversion
3 6 (2.70%) Selenium
4 5 (2.25%) Mercurial
4 5 (2.25%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.80%) ERwin
5 4 (1.80%) Log4j
5 4 (1.80%) SoapUI
5 4 (1.80%) WebDriver
5 4 (1.80%) Maven
5 4 (1.80%) Ant
5 4 (1.80%) Toad
6 3 (1.35%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.35%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.90%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.45%) eggPlant
8 1 (0.45%) Sublime Text
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.45%) Aptana Studio
General
1 48 (21.62%) Finance
2 13 (5.86%) Games
3 11 (4.95%) Banking
4 8 (3.60%) Retail
5 7 (3.15%) Front Office
5 7 (3.15%) Back Office
6 5 (2.25%) Marketing
7 3 (1.35%) German Language
7 3 (1.35%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.35%) Turkish Language
8 2 (0.90%) Automotive
8 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.90%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 111 (50.00%) Developer
2 30 (13.51%) Python Developer
3 24 (10.81%) Web Developer
4 22 (9.91%) Software Engineer
5 19 (8.56%) PHP Developer
6 15 (6.76%) QA Engineer
6 15 (6.76%) C++ Developer
7 13 (5.86%) Senior Developer
7 13 (5.86%) Analyst
8 10 (4.50%) Software Developer
8 10 (4.50%) Architect
8 10 (4.50%) PHP Web Developer
9 9 (4.05%) Lead Developer
10 8 (3.60%) Consultant
11 7 (3.15%) Test Analyst
11 7 (3.15%) IT Consultant
11 7 (3.15%) Quality Engineer
11 7 (3.15%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.15%) Perl Developer
11 7 (3.15%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (22.52%) HTML
2 46 (20.72%) CSS
3 36 (16.22%) Web Services
4 30 (13.51%) Django
5 26 (11.71%) HTML5
6 24 (10.81%) .NET
7 22 (9.91%) CSS3
8 20 (9.01%) jQuery
9 15 (6.76%) Ajax
10 14 (6.31%) ASP.NET
11 12 (5.41%) JSON
11 12 (5.41%) SOAP
12 10 (4.50%) JMS
13 9 (4.05%) Flash
13 9 (4.05%) XML
13 9 (4.05%) OpenGL
13 9 (4.05%) RESTful
14 8 (3.60%) Flask
15 6 (2.70%) Kafka
15 6 (2.70%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.81%) Animation
2 22 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (9.46%) Open Source
4 20 (9.01%) 3D Graphics
5 13 (5.86%) Mathematics
6 11 (4.95%) Computer Science
7 9 (4.05%) Visualisation
7 9 (4.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (3.15%) Algorithms
9 6 (2.70%) Mobile App
10 5 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.80%) User Experience
12 3 (1.35%) DTV
12 3 (1.35%) GIS
13 2 (0.90%) STB
13 2 (0.90%) Neural Network
13 2 (0.90%) Statistics
13 2 (0.90%) Social Media
14 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
14 1 (0.45%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 86 (38.74%) Linux
2 27 (12.16%) Windows
3 22 (9.91%) UNIX
4 12 (5.41%) Mac OS X
5 6 (2.70%) CentOS
6 4 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.80%) Android
6 4 (1.80%) AIX
6 4 (1.80%) Solaris
7 3 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.90%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.90%) Debian
9 1 (0.45%) Fedora
9 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (17.12%) Software Engineering
3 33 (14.86%) OO
4 18 (8.11%) TDD
5 17 (7.66%) MVC
5 17 (7.66%) ITIL
6 16 (7.21%) Web Development
7 15 (6.76%) Mentoring
8 13 (5.86%) DevOps
8 13 (5.86%) Analytics
9 12 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (5.41%) Change Management
10 11 (4.95%) SOA
11 10 (4.50%) Software Testing
11 10 (4.50%) Automated Testing
12 9 (4.05%) Information Security
12 9 (4.05%) Manual Testing
12 9 (4.05%) Scrum
12 9 (4.05%) CAD
12 9 (4.05%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (32.88%) Java
2 67 (30.18%) JavaScript
3 66 (29.73%) Perl
4 59 (26.58%) PHP
5 58 (26.13%) C++
6 54 (24.32%) Ruby
7 49 (22.07%) SQL
8 36 (16.22%) C#
9 19 (8.56%) C
10 12 (5.41%) Shell Script
11 9 (4.05%) R
12 8 (3.60%) Bash Shell
13 7 (3.15%) PHP5
14 6 (2.70%) Scala
15 5 (2.25%) PowerShell
15 5 (2.25%) VBA
16 3 (1.35%) T-SQL
16 3 (1.35%) VB.NET
16 3 (1.35%) Clojure
17 2 (0.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (12.61%) Degree
2 13 (5.86%) ISEB
3 11 (4.95%) ISTQB
4 8 (3.60%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.80%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.90%) PhD
7 1 (0.45%) MCSE
7 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.45%) CISSP
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.45%) RHCE
7 1 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.45%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (15.32%) QA
2 5 (2.25%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.25%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.90%) KVM
2 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.90%) Varnish
2 2 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.45%) Samba
3 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.45%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 19 (8.56%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (6.76%) Puppet
3 6 (2.70%) CFEngine
4 4 (1.80%) TIBCO Hawk
5 3 (1.35%) Ansible
5 3 (1.35%) Nagios
6 1 (0.45%) logstash
6 1 (0.45%) Salt
6 1 (0.45%) Opsview
6 1 (0.45%) Cacti
6 1 (0.45%) YUM
6 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 16 (7.21%) Oracle
2 14 (6.31%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.05%) Rackspace
4 8 (3.60%) Red Hat
5 7 (3.15%) Google
5 7 (3.15%) IBM
6 6 (2.70%) VMware
6 6 (2.70%) TIBCO
7 5 (2.25%) Hitachi
8 4 (1.80%) Actimize
9 3 (1.35%) ESRI
9 3 (1.35%) Percona
10 2 (0.90%) Zend
10 2 (0.90%) Splunk
10 2 (0.90%) Sony
11 1 (0.45%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.45%) Informatica
11 1 (0.45%) Adobe
11 1 (0.45%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.45%) SAP
Wigan
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35k - £40k basic + excellent benefi
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
BAE Systems
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Thales
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent Crew
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Complete Resourcing
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheadle
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Lancaster
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £26715.00 - £32000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 25 days ago