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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 17 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -3
Permanent jobs citing Python 88 49 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 11.61% 5.06% 6.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.32% 8.02% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 81 46 61
Average salary £43,000 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.09% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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
433 611 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 57.12% 63.12% 60.36%
Number of salaries quoted 392 534 637
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 December 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Oxford

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 56 (42.75%) Perl
2 50 (38.17%) Linux
3 43 (32.82%) C++
3 43 (32.82%) Java
4 41 (31.30%) SQL
5 39 (29.77%) JavaScript
5 39 (29.77%) Analytical Skills
6 38 (29.01%) Analytics
7 35 (26.72%) Ruby
8 33 (25.19%) Software Engineering
9 31 (23.66%) CSS
10 29 (22.14%) C
11 28 (21.37%) Degree
11 28 (21.37%) HTML
11 28 (21.37%) Open Source
12 27 (20.61%) Data Analysis
13 25 (19.08%) PhD
14 24 (18.32%) R
14 24 (18.32%) Windows
14 24 (18.32%) OO
14 24 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (18.32%) Mathematics
15 23 (17.56%) Computer Science
16 22 (16.79%) Algorithms
17 21 (16.03%) .NET
18 19 (14.50%) MATLAB
19 18 (13.74%) PHP
20 16 (12.21%) Hadoop
20 16 (12.21%) Git (software)
21 15 (11.45%) VMware

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (8.40%) SAS
2 10 (7.63%) Tomcat
2 10 (7.63%) Node.js
3 6 (4.58%) Apache
4 4 (3.05%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.53%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.76%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.76%) CMS
6 1 (0.76%) Drupal
6 1 (0.76%) WordPress
6 1 (0.76%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Mathematica
2 3 (2.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.87%) SAN
2 2 (1.53%) HTTP
3 1 (0.76%) DNS
3 1 (0.76%) Internet
3 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.21%) Hadoop
2 12 (9.16%) NoSQL
2 12 (9.16%) Big Data
3 11 (8.40%) QlikView
4 8 (6.11%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (6.11%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.34%) MySQL
6 6 (4.58%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.05%) Apache Hive
7 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.53%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.76%) HBase
Development Applications
1 16 (12.21%) Git (software)
2 14 (10.69%) Subversion
3 5 (3.82%) Bitbucket
4 4 (3.05%) PyUnit
4 4 (3.05%) JUnit
5 3 (2.29%) Bugzilla
5 3 (2.29%) JIRA
5 3 (2.29%) GDB
5 3 (2.29%) CMake
6 2 (1.53%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (1.53%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.53%) Selenium
6 2 (1.53%) Ant
6 2 (1.53%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.76%) JSUnit
7 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.76%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (3.82%) Marketing
2 1 (0.76%) Electronics
2 1 (0.76%) Finance
2 1 (0.76%) Automotive
2 1 (0.76%) Publishing
2 1 (0.76%) Retail
2 1 (0.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 33 (25.19%) Developer
2 23 (17.56%) Software Engineer
3 16 (12.21%) Analyst
4 14 (10.69%) Data Analyst
5 13 (9.92%) Administrator
5 13 (9.92%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (9.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 13 (9.92%) Linux Administrator
5 13 (9.92%) Research Scientist
6 10 (7.63%) Senior Software Engineer
7 9 (6.87%) Python Developer
7 9 (6.87%) Java Developer
8 8 (6.11%) Graduate
9 6 (4.58%) C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (3.82%) Data Programmer
10 5 (3.82%) Programmer
11 4 (3.05%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.05%) Test Engineer
12 3 (2.29%) Junior
12 3 (2.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (23.66%) CSS
2 28 (21.37%) HTML
3 21 (16.03%) .NET
4 11 (8.40%) jQuery
4 11 (8.40%) HTML5
5 10 (7.63%) Django
6 9 (6.87%) ASP.NET
6 9 (6.87%) LAMP
7 8 (6.11%) Ajax
7 8 (6.11%) NumPy
8 7 (5.34%) AngularJS
8 7 (5.34%) Flask
8 7 (5.34%) Pandas
8 7 (5.34%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (4.58%) REST
10 5 (3.82%) CSS3
11 4 (3.05%) Lucene
11 4 (3.05%) JDBC
12 3 (2.29%) OpenGL
12 3 (2.29%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (29.77%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (21.37%) Open Source
3 24 (18.32%) Mathematics
4 23 (17.56%) Computer Science
5 22 (16.79%) Algorithms
6 10 (7.63%) Performance Metrics
6 10 (7.63%) Physics
6 10 (7.63%) Statistics
7 9 (6.87%) Visualisation
8 8 (6.11%) iPhone
8 8 (6.11%) Blackberry
9 7 (5.34%) Web 2.0
10 5 (3.82%) User Experience
11 4 (3.05%) Data Structures
12 3 (2.29%) Robotics
12 3 (2.29%) CUDA
12 3 (2.29%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (1.53%) Artificial Intelligence
13 2 (1.53%) Biotechnology
14 1 (0.76%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 50 (38.17%) Linux
2 24 (18.32%) Windows
3 13 (9.92%) Debian
4 11 (8.40%) Ubuntu
5 9 (6.87%) Android
6 8 (6.11%) CentOS
6 8 (6.11%) Windows Phone
6 8 (6.11%) Solaris
7 4 (3.05%) Fedora
7 4 (3.05%) UNIX
8 3 (2.29%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.01%) Analytics
2 33 (25.19%) Software Engineering
3 27 (20.61%) Data Analysis
4 24 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (18.32%) OO
5 14 (10.69%) TDD
6 13 (9.92%) Statistical Modelling
7 9 (6.87%) Strategic Planning
7 9 (6.87%) DNA
7 9 (6.87%) Web Development
8 7 (5.34%) Speech Recognition
8 7 (5.34%) OpenUP
8 7 (5.34%) Signal Processing
8 7 (5.34%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (4.58%) Mentoring
9 6 (4.58%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (4.58%) Machine Learning
9 6 (4.58%) Scrum
10 5 (3.82%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (3.82%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 56 (42.75%) Perl
2 43 (32.82%) C++
2 43 (32.82%) Java
3 41 (31.30%) SQL
4 39 (29.77%) JavaScript
5 35 (26.72%) Ruby
6 29 (22.14%) C
7 24 (18.32%) R
8 19 (14.50%) MATLAB
9 18 (13.74%) PHP
10 15 (11.45%) C#
11 5 (3.82%) Shell Script
12 4 (3.05%) ActionScript
13 3 (2.29%) Embedded C
13 3 (2.29%) Embedded C++
13 3 (2.29%) F#
13 3 (2.29%) Scala
14 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (21.37%) Degree
2 25 (19.08%) PhD
3 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.58%) QA
2 3 (2.29%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.29%) Firmware
2 3 (2.29%) KVM
3 1 (0.76%) Docker
3 1 (0.76%) Xen
3 1 (0.76%) XenServer
3 1 (0.76%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (6.87%) Puppet
2 2 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.76%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 15 (11.45%) VMware
2 11 (8.40%) Tableau
3 9 (6.87%) Red Hat
4 8 (6.11%) Cisco
4 8 (6.11%) Juniper
5 5 (3.82%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.82%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.76%) Perforce
6 1 (0.76%) Google
6 1 (0.76%) Adobe
6 1 (0.76%) HP
6 1 (0.76%) Citrix
6 1 (0.76%) Xamarin
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