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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 23 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Permanent jobs citing Python 63 47 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 8.14% 4.87% 4.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.83% 8.83% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 60 45 27
Average salary £36,250 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,700 £34,309
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
491 532 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 63.44% 55.13% 53.01%
Number of salaries quoted 457 470 343
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 24 July 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Oxford

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 75 (52.45%) Linux
2 68 (47.55%) Java
3 54 (37.76%) Computer Science
4 46 (32.17%) Perl
4 46 (32.17%) C++
5 42 (29.37%) Ruby
6 38 (26.57%) Mathematics
6 38 (26.57%) Git (software)
7 37 (25.87%) Degree
8 34 (23.78%) Software Engineering
9 31 (21.68%) Debian
10 30 (20.98%) TDD
10 30 (20.98%) QA
11 28 (19.58%) OO
11 28 (19.58%) Apache
12 27 (18.88%) C#
12 27 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (16.08%) MySQL
13 23 (16.08%) Big Data
14 22 (15.38%) nginx
14 22 (15.38%) HTTP
14 22 (15.38%) Red Hat
15 21 (14.69%) Citrix
15 21 (14.69%) JavaScript
16 19 (13.29%) C
16 19 (13.29%) MATLAB
16 19 (13.29%) PhD
17 18 (12.59%) Scala
18 17 (11.89%) Physics
18 17 (11.89%) SQL

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 28 (19.58%) Apache
2 22 (15.38%) nginx
3 11 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 9 (6.29%) Node.js
5 5 (3.50%) Apache Pig
6 3 (2.10%) CMS
7 2 (1.40%) IIS
7 2 (1.40%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.70%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.70%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Magento
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.38%) HTTP
2 2 (1.40%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.08%) MySQL
1 23 (16.08%) Big Data
2 17 (11.89%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (11.19%) Hadoop
4 15 (10.49%) Apache Hive
5 4 (2.80%) Sqoop
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (26.57%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.69%) PyUnit
2 11 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 11 (7.69%) JUnit
3 10 (6.99%) Ant
4 9 (6.29%) Gerrit
4 9 (6.29%) JIRA
4 9 (6.29%) InstallShield
4 9 (6.29%) Maven
4 9 (6.29%) Subversion
5 7 (4.90%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.50%) JSUnit
6 5 (3.50%) GCC
6 5 (3.50%) CMake
6 5 (3.50%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.40%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.70%) GDB
8 1 (0.70%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.70%) Bugzilla
General
1 9 (6.29%) Games
2 5 (3.50%) Finance
3 2 (1.40%) Publishing
4 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (36.36%) Developer
2 31 (21.68%) Administrator
2 31 (21.68%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (9.79%) Junior
4 13 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 13 (9.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 12 (8.39%) Software Engineer
5 12 (8.39%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 10 (6.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 10 (6.99%) Linux Administrator
7 10 (6.99%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (6.99%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 10 (6.99%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 10 (6.99%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (6.99%) Development Engineer
7 10 (6.99%) Senior Development Engineer
8 9 (6.29%) Computer Engineer
9 8 (5.59%) Graduate
10 7 (4.90%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.49%) CSS
2 13 (9.09%) HTML5
2 13 (9.09%) CSS3
2 13 (9.09%) HTML
3 11 (7.69%) .NET
3 11 (7.69%) JDBC
4 9 (6.29%) jQuery
4 9 (6.29%) AngularJS
4 9 (6.29%) XML
5 7 (4.90%) Backbone.js
6 6 (4.20%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (4.20%) REST
6 6 (4.20%) Dojo
7 5 (3.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 5 (3.50%) OpenCL
7 5 (3.50%) STL
7 5 (3.50%) OpenGL
8 4 (2.80%) Spring
8 4 (2.80%) MCollective
9 3 (2.10%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 54 (37.76%) Computer Science
2 38 (26.57%) Mathematics
3 17 (11.89%) Physics
4 12 (8.39%) Open Source
5 6 (4.20%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.50%) Robotics
6 5 (3.50%) Hedge funds
6 5 (3.50%) CUDA
6 5 (3.50%) Fixed Income
6 5 (3.50%) Equities
6 5 (3.50%) Derivative
6 5 (3.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 2 (1.40%) Statistics
7 2 (1.40%) Speech Recognition
8 1 (0.70%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.70%) ASIC
8 1 (0.70%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 75 (52.45%) Linux
2 31 (21.68%) Debian
3 16 (11.19%) Windows
4 15 (10.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (5.59%) UNIX
6 5 (3.50%) Fedora
6 5 (3.50%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.40%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.70%) CentOS
8 1 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.78%) Software Engineering
2 30 (20.98%) TDD
3 28 (19.58%) OO
4 27 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (10.49%) Machine Learning
6 14 (9.79%) OOP
6 14 (9.79%) Configuration Management
6 14 (9.79%) DevOps
7 11 (7.69%) Signal Processing
8 9 (6.29%) Image Processing
8 9 (6.29%) Video Processing
8 9 (6.29%) Analytics
9 5 (3.50%) Unit Testing
9 5 (3.50%) Investment Management
9 5 (3.50%) Regression Testing
10 4 (2.80%) Scrum
10 4 (2.80%) B2C
10 4 (2.80%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (2.10%) E-Commerce
11 3 (2.10%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 68 (47.55%) Java
2 46 (32.17%) Perl
2 46 (32.17%) C++
3 42 (29.37%) Ruby
4 27 (18.88%) C#
5 21 (14.69%) JavaScript
6 19 (13.29%) C
6 19 (13.29%) MATLAB
7 18 (12.59%) Scala
8 17 (11.89%) SQL
9 8 (5.59%) F#
10 6 (4.20%) PHP
11 5 (3.50%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.50%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.40%) VB
13 1 (0.70%) R
13 1 (0.70%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 37 (25.87%) Degree
2 19 (13.29%) PhD
3 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (20.98%) QA
2 2 (1.40%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.70%) JTAG
System Software
1 15 (10.49%) XenServer
1 15 (10.49%) Xen
2 5 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (4.90%) Puppet
2 2 (1.40%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.70%) Cacti
3 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 21 (14.69%) Citrix
3 9 (6.29%) Perforce
4 5 (3.50%) VMware
5 3 (2.10%) Percona
5 3 (2.10%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.40%) New Relic
6 2 (1.40%) Akamai
7 1 (0.70%) Tableau
7 1 (0.70%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.70%) Adobe
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle
7 1 (0.70%) SAP
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