The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 22 24 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Permanent jobs citing Python 68 63 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 8.91% 8.15% 4.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.50% 12.83% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 51 60 46
Average salary £45,000 £36,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% -27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Python
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
412 491 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 54.00% 63.52% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 340 456 465
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 29 July 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Oxford

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 82 (59.42%) Linux
2 73 (52.90%) JavaScript
3 52 (37.68%) Ruby
4 46 (33.33%) Perl
4 46 (33.33%) Windows
5 45 (32.61%) SQL
6 44 (31.88%) OO
7 42 (30.43%) C#
7 42 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (28.99%) Java
9 39 (28.26%) Open Source
10 38 (27.54%) HTML
11 37 (26.81%) CSS
12 35 (25.36%) TDD
13 34 (24.64%) Degree
13 34 (24.64%) Git (software)
13 34 (24.64%) PHP
14 33 (23.91%) Node.js
14 33 (23.91%) Software Engineering
15 32 (23.19%) Computer Science
16 30 (21.74%) C++
16 30 (21.74%) .NET
17 29 (21.01%) VMware
18 28 (20.29%) Subversion
19 27 (19.57%) Algorithms
20 24 (17.39%) MySQL
21 20 (14.49%) Puppet
21 20 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
22 19 (13.77%) MVC
22 19 (13.77%) AngularJS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 33 (23.91%) Node.js
2 18 (13.04%) Apache
3 7 (5.07%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.62%) nginx
4 5 (3.62%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.90%) JBoss
5 4 (2.90%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.45%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.72%) IIS
7 1 (0.72%) CMS
7 1 (0.72%) Drupal
7 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.72%) Kinematics
Applications
1 11 (7.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.62%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.90%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.90%) AWS OpsWorks
4 4 (2.90%) GitHub
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.14%) WAN
1 14 (10.14%) Firewall
2 13 (9.42%) DNS
2 13 (9.42%) Internet
3 9 (6.52%) VPN
4 8 (5.80%) TCP/IP
4 8 (5.80%) OSPF
4 8 (5.80%) BGP
4 8 (5.80%) IPsec
4 8 (5.80%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (5.80%) Cisco PIX
4 8 (5.80%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (5.80%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (5.07%) FCoE
5 7 (5.07%) iSCSI
6 6 (4.35%) LAN
7 5 (3.62%) Ethernet
7 5 (3.62%) SAN
8 4 (2.90%) Modbus
8 4 (2.90%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.39%) MySQL
2 10 (7.25%) NoSQL
2 10 (7.25%) Big Data
3 9 (6.52%) CouchDB
3 9 (6.52%) MongoDB
3 9 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.72%) HBase
6 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 34 (24.64%) Git (software)
2 28 (20.29%) Subversion
3 6 (4.35%) JIRA
3 6 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.90%) Grunt
4 4 (2.90%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (2.90%) Bower
5 3 (2.17%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.45%) Selenium
7 1 (0.72%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.72%) GDB
General
1 6 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 6 (4.35%) Back Office
2 5 (3.62%) Games
3 4 (2.90%) Banking
3 4 (2.90%) Finance
3 4 (2.90%) Publishing
4 3 (2.17%) Automotive
4 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.45%) Electronics
6 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (38.41%) Developer
2 31 (22.46%) Software Engineer
3 23 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 23 (16.67%) Administrator
4 17 (12.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 17 (12.32%) Linux Administrator
5 15 (10.87%) Full Stack Developer
6 10 (7.25%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (7.25%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (7.25%) Analyst
7 9 (6.52%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.80%) Programmer
8 8 (5.80%) C# Software Engineer
8 8 (5.80%) Data Analyst
8 8 (5.80%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (5.07%) Front-End Developer
9 7 (5.07%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 7 (5.07%) Data Programmer
9 7 (5.07%) Consultant
9 7 (5.07%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (27.54%) HTML
2 37 (26.81%) CSS
3 30 (21.74%) .NET
4 19 (13.77%) AngularJS
5 16 (11.59%) Ajax
6 15 (10.87%) jQuery
7 11 (7.97%) Backbone.js
7 11 (7.97%) Ember.js
8 8 (5.80%) ASP.NET
9 6 (4.35%) HTML5
9 6 (4.35%) CSS3
10 5 (3.62%) PhoneGap
10 5 (3.62%) Apache Cordova
10 5 (3.62%) LAMP
11 4 (2.90%) Web Services
11 4 (2.90%) Padrino
11 4 (2.90%) Sinatra
11 4 (2.90%) Sass
12 2 (1.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 2 (1.45%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 32 (23.19%) Computer Science
2 27 (19.57%) Algorithms
3 14 (10.14%) Data Centre
4 11 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.97%) Data Structures
5 10 (7.25%) Web 2.0
6 9 (6.52%) Mathematics
7 8 (5.80%) Mobile App
8 7 (5.07%) Data Extraction
9 6 (4.35%) iPhone
9 6 (4.35%) Blackberry
10 5 (3.62%) Social Gaming
11 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
11 4 (2.90%) Physics
11 4 (2.90%) User Experience
12 3 (2.17%) Robotics
13 2 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 82 (59.42%) Linux
2 46 (33.33%) Windows
3 16 (11.59%) CentOS
4 12 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (7.25%) Debian
5 10 (7.25%) Ubuntu
6 9 (6.52%) Solaris
7 8 (5.80%) Android
7 8 (5.80%) Windows 7
8 6 (4.35%) Windows Phone
8 6 (4.35%) UNIX
9 4 (2.90%) SUSE
10 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (31.88%) OO
2 42 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (28.26%) Open Source
4 35 (25.36%) TDD
5 33 (23.91%) Software Engineering
6 19 (13.77%) MVC
7 18 (13.04%) Web Development
7 18 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (13.04%) BDD
8 16 (11.59%) ITIL
9 15 (10.87%) Mentoring
10 11 (7.97%) OOD
11 10 (7.25%) Mobile Development
11 10 (7.25%) DevOps
12 9 (6.52%) Unit Testing
13 8 (5.80%) Mobile Application Development
14 7 (5.07%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (5.07%) Performance Analysis
14 7 (5.07%) Kanban
14 7 (5.07%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 73 (52.90%) JavaScript
2 52 (37.68%) Ruby
3 46 (33.33%) Perl
4 45 (32.61%) SQL
5 42 (30.43%) C#
6 40 (28.99%) Java
7 34 (24.64%) PHP
8 30 (21.74%) C++
9 18 (13.04%) C
10 14 (10.14%) Bash Shell
11 11 (7.97%) Objective-C
12 8 (5.80%) MATLAB
13 6 (4.35%) ActionScript
14 5 (3.62%) Tcl
15 4 (2.90%) Groovy
16 3 (2.17%) CoffeeScript
16 3 (2.17%) Embedded C
17 2 (1.45%) Embedded C++
18 1 (0.72%) Fortran
18 1 (0.72%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 34 (24.64%) Degree
2 3 (2.17%) PhD
2 3 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) QA
1 1 (0.72%) JTAG
System Software
1 20 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.90%) qmail
2 4 (2.90%) Squid
3 3 (2.17%) Firmware
4 2 (1.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.72%) NFS
5 1 (0.72%) Gluster
5 1 (0.72%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.72%) KVM
5 1 (0.72%) LXC
Systems Management
1 20 (14.49%) Puppet
2 14 (10.14%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (7.25%) Nagios
4 7 (5.07%) SELinux
5 4 (2.90%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.45%) Nessus
6 2 (1.45%) Nmap
7 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.72%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.72%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.72%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (21.01%) VMware
2 17 (12.32%) Cisco
3 9 (6.52%) Juniper
4 8 (5.80%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.35%) Perforce
6 3 (2.17%) Progress
6 3 (2.17%) HP
7 1 (0.72%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.72%) Apple
7 1 (0.72%) Percona
7 1 (0.72%) SaltStack
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Elsevier Ltd
Salary: Attractive + bonus, benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55k - 70k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford
OHO Group
Salary: £45k - 65k per year + bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxford
OHO Group
Salary: £40k - 65k per year + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago
Oxford
ABRS
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 26 days ago