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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 35 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Python 43 58 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 6.04% 6.32% 6.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% 11.65% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40 57 51
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,253 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
387 498 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 54.35% 54.25% 56.14%
Number of salaries quoted 343 470 459
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,050
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Oxford

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 70 (51.47%) Linux
2 67 (49.26%) Java
3 54 (39.71%) Perl
4 46 (33.82%) Computer Science
5 45 (33.09%) C++
6 44 (32.35%) Mathematics
7 43 (31.62%) Degree
7 43 (31.62%) Ruby
8 38 (27.94%) Git (software)
9 36 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (23.53%) Debian
11 30 (22.06%) Software Engineering
12 29 (21.32%) C#
12 29 (21.32%) Apache
12 29 (21.32%) QA
13 27 (19.85%) C
14 26 (19.12%) TDD
15 25 (18.38%) OO
16 23 (16.91%) MATLAB
17 22 (16.18%) MySQL
17 22 (16.18%) PhD
18 21 (15.44%) JavaScript
18 21 (15.44%) HTTP
19 20 (14.71%) Citrix
19 20 (14.71%) Red Hat
19 20 (14.71%) Physics
19 20 (14.71%) nginx
20 19 (13.97%) Big Data
21 18 (13.24%) Scala
21 18 (13.24%) PostgreSQL

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 29 (21.32%) Apache
2 20 (14.71%) nginx
3 14 (10.29%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.94%) Node.js
5 3 (2.21%) CMS
6 2 (1.47%) IIS
6 2 (1.47%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.47%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.74%) SAS
7 1 (0.74%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.74%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.74%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.44%) HTTP
2 2 (1.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.18%) MySQL
2 19 (13.97%) Big Data
3 18 (13.24%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (11.03%) Hadoop
5 12 (8.82%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.47%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.74%) HBase
7 1 (0.74%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 38 (27.94%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.03%) Subversion
3 12 (8.82%) JUnit
3 12 (8.82%) PyUnit
4 8 (5.88%) Ant
4 8 (5.88%) JIRA
4 8 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 7 (5.15%) Eclipse
6 6 (4.41%) InstallShield
6 6 (4.41%) Maven
6 6 (4.41%) Gerrit
7 5 (3.68%) CMake
8 3 (2.21%) GDB
8 3 (2.21%) Bugzilla
9 2 (1.47%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (1.47%) Selenium
9 2 (1.47%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.47%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.47%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (0.74%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (5.15%) Games
2 6 (4.41%) Finance
3 2 (1.47%) Publishing
4 1 (0.74%) Retail
4 1 (0.74%) Billing
4 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (33.09%) Developer
2 32 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
2 32 (23.53%) Administrator
3 14 (10.29%) Software Developer
4 13 (9.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 12 (8.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 12 (8.82%) Linux Administrator
5 12 (8.82%) Junior
5 12 (8.82%) Software Engineer
5 12 (8.82%) Java Developer
6 11 (8.09%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (7.35%) Graduate
7 10 (7.35%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 10 (7.35%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 10 (7.35%) Development Engineer
7 10 (7.35%) Senior Development Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Graduate Java Developer
8 7 (5.15%) Computer Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.03%) CSS
2 12 (8.82%) JDBC
2 12 (8.82%) .NET
3 11 (8.09%) HTML
4 10 (7.35%) AngularJS
5 9 (6.62%) XML
6 8 (5.88%) jQuery
6 8 (5.88%) HTML5
6 8 (5.88%) CSS3
7 6 (4.41%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (4.41%) Dojo
8 5 (3.68%) Spring
8 5 (3.68%) OpenGL
8 5 (3.68%) OpenCL
8 5 (3.68%) NumPy
9 4 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (2.94%) MCollective
9 4 (2.94%) Pandas
10 3 (2.21%) REST
10 3 (2.21%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 46 (33.82%) Computer Science
2 44 (32.35%) Mathematics
3 20 (14.71%) Physics
4 11 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.62%) Open Source
6 6 (4.41%) Statistics
7 5 (3.68%) Robotics
7 5 (3.68%) Fixed Income
7 5 (3.68%) Equities
7 5 (3.68%) Derivative
7 5 (3.68%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 5 (3.68%) CUDA
7 5 (3.68%) Hedge funds
8 3 (2.21%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (2.21%) Firmware
9 2 (1.47%) Biotechnology
9 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.74%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.74%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 70 (51.47%) Linux
2 32 (23.53%) Debian
3 14 (10.29%) Windows
3 14 (10.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.15%) UNIX
4 7 (5.15%) Fedora
5 3 (2.21%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.47%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (22.06%) Software Engineering
3 26 (19.12%) TDD
4 25 (18.38%) OO
5 15 (11.03%) Analytics
6 13 (9.56%) DevOps
7 12 (8.82%) Coaching
7 12 (8.82%) Signal Processing
7 12 (8.82%) Machine Learning
8 11 (8.09%) OOP
9 10 (7.35%) Configuration Management
10 8 (5.88%) Data Analysis
10 8 (5.88%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.15%) Image Processing
11 7 (5.15%) Video Processing
12 6 (4.41%) Scrum
13 5 (3.68%) OpenUP
13 5 (3.68%) Speech Recognition
13 5 (3.68%) Unit Testing
13 5 (3.68%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 67 (49.26%) Java
2 54 (39.71%) Perl
3 45 (33.09%) C++
4 43 (31.62%) Ruby
5 29 (21.32%) C#
6 27 (19.85%) C
7 23 (16.91%) MATLAB
8 21 (15.44%) JavaScript
9 18 (13.24%) Scala
10 14 (10.29%) SQL
11 8 (5.88%) PHP
11 8 (5.88%) F#
12 7 (5.15%) Shell Script
12 7 (5.15%) R
13 5 (3.68%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.47%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.47%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 43 (31.62%) Degree
2 22 (16.18%) PhD
3 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (21.32%) QA
2 3 (2.21%) JTAG
3 2 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (10.29%) Xen
1 14 (10.29%) XenServer
2 8 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.47%) KVM
4 1 (0.74%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (4.41%) Puppet
2 2 (1.47%) ZABBIX
2 2 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (14.71%) Citrix
1 20 (14.71%) Red Hat
2 8 (5.88%) VMware
3 7 (5.15%) Perforce
4 2 (1.47%) Percona
4 2 (1.47%) New Relic
4 2 (1.47%) Akamai
4 2 (1.47%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.74%) Adobe
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle
5 1 (0.74%) SAP
5 1 (0.74%) Tableau
5 1 (0.74%) JD Edwards
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