The first table below looks at the demand for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 35 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Python 79 62 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 8.63% 6.18% 10.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.32% 10.73% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 64 59 72
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
641 578 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 70.05% 57.63% 65.08%
Number of salaries quoted 582 526 406
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Python
Oxfordshire

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Python
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Oxford region.

Python Salary Trend in Oxford

Python
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Oxford

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 61 (45.52%) Linux
2 53 (39.55%) Perl
3 46 (34.33%) Java
3 46 (34.33%) Computer Science
4 44 (32.84%) C++
5 38 (28.36%) SQL
6 31 (23.13%) Software Engineering
7 30 (22.39%) Big Data
8 28 (20.90%) Degree
9 26 (19.40%) Hadoop
10 25 (18.66%) Apache Hive
10 25 (18.66%) Ruby
11 23 (17.16%) Mathematics
12 22 (16.42%) OO
13 19 (14.18%) MATLAB
13 19 (14.18%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (14.18%) QA
14 18 (13.43%) Git (software)
15 17 (12.69%) Debian
15 17 (12.69%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (12.69%) UNIX
15 17 (12.69%) Open Source
16 16 (11.94%) Apache
16 16 (11.94%) MySQL
17 15 (11.19%) Red Hat
17 15 (11.19%) TDD
18 14 (10.45%) Citrix
18 14 (10.45%) HTTP
18 14 (10.45%) nginx
18 14 (10.45%) Physics

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 16 (11.94%) Apache
2 14 (10.45%) nginx
3 12 (8.96%) Apache Pig
4 5 (3.73%) Node.js
4 5 (3.73%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.24%) SugarCRM
6 2 (1.49%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.75%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.39%) Big Data
2 26 (19.40%) Hadoop
3 25 (18.66%) Apache Hive
4 19 (14.18%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (11.94%) MySQL
6 10 (7.46%) Data Mining
6 10 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (5.97%) Sqoop
8 5 (3.73%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.99%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.99%) SQL Server
10 3 (2.24%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (13.43%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.70%) GCC
3 9 (6.72%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.72%) Ant
3 9 (6.72%) LabVIEW
4 8 (5.97%) Maven
4 8 (5.97%) JIRA
4 8 (5.97%) InstallShield
4 8 (5.97%) Gerrit
5 6 (4.48%) PyUnit
5 6 (4.48%) JUnit
6 4 (2.99%) JSUnit
6 4 (2.99%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.49%) Subversion
8 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.75%) Selenium
General
1 9 (6.72%) Games
2 7 (5.22%) Finance
3 1 (0.75%) Electronics
3 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (36.57%) Developer
2 19 (14.18%) Junior
3 18 (13.43%) Systems Administrator
3 18 (13.43%) Administrator
4 15 (11.19%) Linux Engineer
5 13 (9.70%) Build Engineer
6 12 (8.96%) Hadoop Developer
7 11 (8.21%) Lead Developer
7 11 (8.21%) Software Engineer
8 10 (7.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 10 (7.46%) Linux Administrator
9 9 (6.72%) Head of IT
9 9 (6.72%) Computer Engineer
9 9 (6.72%) Senior Developer
9 9 (6.72%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 8 (5.97%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (5.97%) Senior Linux Administrator
10 8 (5.97%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
11 6 (4.48%) Development Engineer
11 6 (4.48%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.46%) jQuery
2 9 (6.72%) HTML5
2 9 (6.72%) CSS3
2 9 (6.72%) HTML
2 9 (6.72%) CSS
3 6 (4.48%) JDBC
3 6 (4.48%) .NET
3 6 (4.48%) J2EE
3 6 (4.48%) STL
3 6 (4.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 6 (4.48%) Backbone.js
4 5 (3.73%) REST
4 5 (3.73%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (2.99%) Hibernate
5 4 (2.99%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (2.99%) Java EE
5 4 (2.99%) MapReduce
6 3 (2.24%) Ajax
7 2 (1.49%) Lucene
7 2 (1.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 46 (34.33%) Computer Science
2 23 (17.16%) Mathematics
3 17 (12.69%) Open Source
4 14 (10.45%) Physics
5 12 (8.96%) Machine Learning
6 6 (4.48%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.48%) Equities
7 5 (3.73%) Derivative
7 5 (3.73%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 5 (3.73%) Fixed Income
7 5 (3.73%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.49%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.75%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.75%) Social Media
9 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.75%) Chemistry
9 1 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 61 (45.52%) Linux
2 17 (12.69%) UNIX
2 17 (12.69%) Debian
3 11 (8.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (8.21%) Windows
4 9 (6.72%) Solaris
5 6 (4.48%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.75%) CentOS
6 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.13%) Software Engineering
2 22 (16.42%) OO
3 17 (12.69%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (11.19%) TDD
5 13 (9.70%) Investment Management
6 11 (8.21%) B2C
6 11 (8.21%) Configuration Management
7 9 (6.72%) Image Processing
7 9 (6.72%) Video Processing
7 9 (6.72%) Signal Processing
7 9 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (5.22%) OOP
9 6 (4.48%) DNA
10 5 (3.73%) E-Commerce
11 4 (2.99%) Scrum
12 3 (2.24%) Extreme Programming
12 3 (2.24%) Pair Programming
12 3 (2.24%) CRM
12 3 (2.24%) ETL
12 3 (2.24%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 53 (39.55%) Perl
2 46 (34.33%) Java
3 44 (32.84%) C++
4 38 (28.36%) SQL
5 25 (18.66%) Ruby
6 19 (14.18%) MATLAB
7 13 (9.70%) JavaScript
8 12 (8.96%) VB
9 11 (8.21%) C#
10 9 (6.72%) Fortran
11 8 (5.97%) Shell Script
12 5 (3.73%) C
12 5 (3.73%) PHP
13 4 (2.99%) Scala
14 3 (2.24%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.49%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.75%) R
16 1 (0.75%) F#
16 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (20.90%) Degree
2 13 (9.70%) PhD
3 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.18%) QA
System Software
1 11 (8.21%) Xen
1 11 (8.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (5.97%) Puppet
2 1 (0.75%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.75%) Nagios
2 1 (0.75%) Cacti
Vendors
1 15 (11.19%) Red Hat
2 14 (10.45%) Citrix
3 8 (5.97%) Perforce
4 4 (2.99%) Percona
5 3 (2.24%) Tableau
5 3 (2.24%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.75%) Adobe
6 1 (0.75%) Apple
6 1 (0.75%) VMware
6 1 (0.75%) Orchard
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