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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 20 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Permanent jobs citing Python 64 78 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 8.65% 8.50% 6.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.80% 12.15% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 51 63 61
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
405 642 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 54.73% 69.93% 57.78%
Number of salaries quoted 351 582 535
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Oxford

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 77 (50.66%) Linux
2 68 (44.74%) JavaScript
3 59 (38.82%) SQL
4 56 (36.84%) Windows
5 55 (36.18%) Perl
6 54 (35.53%) Ruby
7 50 (32.89%) Software Engineering
8 49 (32.24%) Java
9 48 (31.58%) C++
9 48 (31.58%) OO
10 47 (30.92%) Open Source
11 41 (26.97%) Computer Science
12 40 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
13 38 (25.00%) HTML
13 38 (25.00%) CSS
14 33 (21.71%) C#
15 31 (20.39%) PHP
16 30 (19.74%) .NET
17 29 (19.08%) Node.js
18 28 (18.42%) Git (software)
18 28 (18.42%) TDD
18 28 (18.42%) Algorithms
19 26 (17.11%) VMware
20 25 (16.45%) Subversion
21 23 (15.13%) Degree
21 23 (15.13%) Puppet
22 22 (14.47%) C
23 21 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
24 19 (12.50%) Web Development
24 19 (12.50%) CentOS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 29 (19.08%) Node.js
2 7 (4.61%) Apache Solr
2 7 (4.61%) Apache
2 7 (4.61%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.95%) SAS
4 2 (1.32%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.66%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (7.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.63%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.66%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.29%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (3.29%) Amazon S3
1 5 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.29%) GitHub
1 5 (3.29%) AWS OpsWorks
2 3 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.89%) SAN
2 7 (4.61%) WAN
3 6 (3.95%) Internet
3 6 (3.95%) Firewall
4 5 (3.29%) DNS
5 4 (2.63%) VPN
5 4 (2.63%) Skype
6 3 (1.97%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (1.97%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.97%) IPsec
6 3 (1.97%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (1.97%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (1.97%) OSPF
6 3 (1.97%) BGP
6 3 (1.97%) LAN
6 3 (1.97%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.32%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.32%) FCoE
8 1 (0.66%) SSL
8 1 (0.66%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.21%) MySQL
1 14 (9.21%) NoSQL
2 13 (8.55%) MongoDB
2 13 (8.55%) Relational Database
2 13 (8.55%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (7.24%) Big Data
4 8 (5.26%) CouchDB
5 6 (3.95%) Hadoop
5 6 (3.95%) QlikView
6 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.97%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 28 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 25 (16.45%) Subversion
3 4 (2.63%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.97%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.97%) JIRA
5 2 (1.32%) Grunt
5 2 (1.32%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (1.32%) Bower
6 1 (0.66%) GDB
6 1 (0.66%) Bugzilla
General
1 5 (3.29%) Marketing
2 3 (1.97%) Games
3 1 (0.66%) Back Office
3 1 (0.66%) Electronics
3 1 (0.66%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 45 (29.61%) Developer
2 39 (25.66%) Software Engineer
3 23 (15.13%) Systems Administrator
3 23 (15.13%) Administrator
4 20 (13.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 20 (13.16%) Linux Administrator
5 16 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
6 15 (9.87%) Senior Software Engineer
7 8 (5.26%) Data Analyst
7 8 (5.26%) Analyst
7 8 (5.26%) Research Scientist
8 6 (3.95%) Data Programmer
8 6 (3.95%) Programmer
9 5 (3.29%) C# Software Engineer
9 5 (3.29%) .NET Software Engineer
9 5 (3.29%) Graduate
9 5 (3.29%) Java Developer
10 4 (2.63%) C++ Developer
10 4 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (2.63%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (25.00%) CSS
1 38 (25.00%) HTML
2 30 (19.74%) .NET
3 17 (11.18%) Ajax
4 16 (10.53%) jQuery
5 15 (9.87%) AngularJS
6 12 (7.89%) LAMP
7 10 (6.58%) ASP.NET
8 8 (5.26%) Django
9 7 (4.61%) Lucene
10 6 (3.95%) Flask
10 6 (3.95%) Backbone.js
10 6 (3.95%) Ember.js
11 5 (3.29%) Sass
11 5 (3.29%) Sinatra
11 5 (3.29%) Padrino
11 5 (3.29%) HTML5
12 4 (2.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 4 (2.63%) CSS3
13 3 (1.97%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 47 (30.92%) Open Source
2 41 (26.97%) Computer Science
3 28 (18.42%) Algorithms
4 21 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (10.53%) Blackberry
5 16 (10.53%) iPhone
6 14 (9.21%) Web 2.0
7 13 (8.55%) Mathematics
8 11 (7.24%) Data Structures
9 9 (5.92%) Performance Metrics
10 8 (5.26%) Visualisation
11 7 (4.61%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (3.29%) User Experience
12 5 (3.29%) Mobile App
12 5 (3.29%) Physics
12 5 (3.29%) Statistics
13 3 (1.97%) Artificial Intelligence
13 3 (1.97%) Social Gaming
14 2 (1.32%) Data Extraction
14 2 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 77 (50.66%) Linux
2 56 (36.84%) Windows
3 19 (12.50%) CentOS
4 18 (11.84%) Android
5 16 (10.53%) Windows Phone
5 16 (10.53%) Ubuntu
6 15 (9.87%) Debian
7 13 (8.55%) Solaris
8 11 (7.24%) UNIX
9 8 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (5.26%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (32.89%) Software Engineering
2 48 (31.58%) OO
3 40 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (18.42%) TDD
5 19 (12.50%) Web Development
6 17 (11.18%) Analytics
7 14 (9.21%) MVC
8 13 (8.55%) Data Analysis
9 10 (6.58%) OOP
9 10 (6.58%) BDD
10 9 (5.92%) Statistical Modelling
10 9 (5.92%) Unit Testing
10 9 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (5.26%) DNA
11 8 (5.26%) OOD
11 8 (5.26%) Machine Learning
11 8 (5.26%) DevOps
12 7 (4.61%) Mentoring
12 7 (4.61%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (4.61%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 68 (44.74%) JavaScript
2 59 (38.82%) SQL
3 55 (36.18%) Perl
4 54 (35.53%) Ruby
5 49 (32.24%) Java
6 48 (31.58%) C++
7 33 (21.71%) C#
8 31 (20.39%) PHP
9 22 (14.47%) C
10 14 (9.21%) R
11 12 (7.89%) MATLAB
12 7 (4.61%) ActionScript
13 6 (3.95%) Objective-C
13 6 (3.95%) Bash Shell
14 5 (3.29%) Groovy
15 3 (1.97%) Embedded C++
16 2 (1.32%) Embedded C
17 1 (0.66%) Tcl
17 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (15.13%) Degree
2 14 (9.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) JTAG
System Software
1 8 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.32%) KVM
3 1 (0.66%) Docker
3 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.66%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (15.13%) Puppet
2 10 (6.58%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.97%) Nagios
4 2 (1.32%) SELinux
5 1 (0.66%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.66%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (17.11%) VMware
2 16 (10.53%) Cisco
3 13 (8.55%) Juniper
4 12 (7.89%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.95%) Tableau
6 5 (3.29%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.97%) Perforce
8 3 (1.97%) HP
8 3 (1.97%) Progress
9 1 (0.66%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.66%) Google
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford
OHO Group
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £60000 per annum - share options
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Semmle Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Company pension
Posted: 25 days ago