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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 12 20 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Permanent jobs citing Python 132 77 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 16.86% 10.13% 6.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.35% 18.20% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 109 73 44
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
542 423 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 69.22% 55.66% 56.15%
Number of salaries quoted 462 375 376
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 10 February 2016.

Python Salary Histogram in Oxford

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 110 (49.55%) Linux
2 103 (46.40%) Java
3 102 (45.95%) C++
4 91 (40.99%) JavaScript
5 76 (34.23%) Ruby
6 72 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (30.63%) Open Source
8 61 (27.48%) Degree
9 60 (27.03%) Computer Science
10 58 (26.13%) C#
11 54 (24.32%) Algorithms
12 52 (23.42%) SQL
13 51 (22.97%) Git (software)
14 50 (22.52%) PHP
15 48 (21.62%) Software Engineering
16 43 (19.37%) HTML
16 43 (19.37%) NoSQL
17 42 (18.92%) CSS
18 41 (18.47%) .NET
19 40 (18.02%) OO
19 40 (18.02%) TDD
20 38 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
20 38 (17.12%) Windows
21 35 (15.77%) Subversion
22 34 (15.32%) Perl
22 34 (15.32%) Big Data
23 32 (14.41%) Machine Learning
24 31 (13.96%) Bash Shell
24 31 (13.96%) Hedge funds
25 30 (13.51%) Amazon AWS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (12.61%) Apache
2 25 (11.26%) nginx
3 24 (10.81%) Tomcat
4 19 (8.56%) Drupal
5 18 (8.11%) Jetty
6 13 (5.86%) Apache Solr
6 13 (5.86%) Node.js
7 5 (2.25%) SAS
8 3 (1.35%) Tornado
9 2 (0.90%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.90%) JBoss
10 1 (0.45%) CMS
10 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.25%) SPSS
3 4 (1.80%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.45%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.45%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.05%) Google Cloud Platform
2 9 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (3.15%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.90%) GitHub
5 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.45%) Heroku
5 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.25%) DNS
2 4 (1.80%) Bluetooth
2 4 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (1.80%) Wireless
3 2 (0.90%) Internet
4 1 (0.45%) BGP
4 1 (0.45%) Firewall
4 1 (0.45%) InfiniBand
4 1 (0.45%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.45%) LDAP
4 1 (0.45%) NAS
4 1 (0.45%) OSPF
4 1 (0.45%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.45%) VLAN
4 1 (0.45%) VPN
4 1 (0.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (19.37%) NoSQL
2 34 (15.32%) Big Data
3 18 (8.11%) MongoDB
4 14 (6.31%) MySQL
5 11 (4.95%) Data Mining
6 10 (4.50%) CouchDB
7 7 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.35%) Redis
8 3 (1.35%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.45%) KDB
9 1 (0.45%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 51 (22.97%) Git (software)
2 35 (15.77%) Subversion
3 27 (12.16%) Maven
4 14 (6.31%) Gradle
5 13 (5.86%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.60%) Selenium
7 5 (2.25%) Hudson
7 5 (2.25%) JIRA
8 4 (1.80%) GCC
9 3 (1.35%) Ant
9 3 (1.35%) CMake
9 3 (1.35%) Xcode
10 2 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.45%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.45%) Grunt
11 1 (0.45%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (12.16%) Finance
2 9 (4.05%) Publishing
3 5 (2.25%) Back Office
3 5 (2.25%) Retail
4 4 (1.80%) Marketing
5 3 (1.35%) Games
6 2 (0.90%) Front Office
6 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.45%) Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 131 (59.01%) Developer
2 43 (19.37%) Python Developer
3 37 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 29 (13.06%) JavaScript Developer
4 29 (13.06%) Software Developer
5 24 (10.81%) PHP Developer
6 23 (10.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 23 (10.36%) Linux Administrator
6 23 (10.36%) Systems Administrator
7 22 (9.91%) Software Engineer
8 20 (9.01%) Administrator
9 19 (8.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 18 (8.11%) C++ Developer
10 18 (8.11%) Senior Developer
11 17 (7.66%) Linux Developer
12 15 (6.76%) DevOps Engineer
13 14 (6.31%) Java Software Developer
13 14 (6.31%) Linux Engineer
13 14 (6.31%) Senior Java Developer
14 13 (5.86%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (19.37%) HTML
2 42 (18.92%) CSS
3 41 (18.47%) .NET
4 29 (13.06%) AngularJS
5 25 (11.26%) HTML5
6 24 (10.81%) Backbone.js
6 24 (10.81%) Web Services
7 22 (9.91%) Django
7 22 (9.91%) PhoneGap
7 22 (9.91%) RESTful
8 21 (9.46%) Natural Language Processing
9 19 (8.56%) Spring
10 15 (6.76%) Apache Cordova
11 14 (6.31%) Sass
12 12 (5.41%) ASP.NET
12 12 (5.41%) jQuery
13 11 (4.95%) CSS3
14 9 (4.05%) Esper
14 9 (4.05%) Pyramid
14 9 (4.05%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 60 (27.03%) Computer Science
2 54 (24.32%) Algorithms
3 31 (13.96%) Hedge funds
4 26 (11.71%) Semantic Web
5 24 (10.81%) Mobile App
6 22 (9.91%) Physics
7 18 (8.11%) Mathematics
8 11 (4.95%) Statistics
9 10 (4.50%) Data Structures
10 9 (4.05%) Blackberry
10 9 (4.05%) iPhone
11 6 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (2.25%) Clustering
12 5 (2.25%) User Experience
13 4 (1.80%) CUDA
14 3 (1.35%) Client/Server
14 3 (1.35%) Web 2.0
15 1 (0.45%) IPTV
15 1 (0.45%) Robotics
15 1 (0.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 110 (49.55%) Linux
2 38 (17.12%) Windows
3 16 (7.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (6.76%) CentOS
5 14 (6.31%) Unix
6 10 (4.50%) Android
7 9 (4.05%) Windows Phone
8 5 (2.25%) Fedora
9 4 (1.80%) Debian
9 4 (1.80%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.80%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.90%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (30.63%) Open Source
3 48 (21.62%) Software Engineering
4 40 (18.02%) OO
4 40 (18.02%) TDD
5 38 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (14.41%) Machine Learning
7 27 (12.16%) Front End Development
8 24 (10.81%) Mobile Application Development
8 24 (10.81%) Web Development
9 23 (10.36%) DevOps
9 23 (10.36%) Unit Testing
10 22 (9.91%) Analytics
10 22 (9.91%) Data Analysis
11 21 (9.46%) Scrum
12 20 (9.01%) Kanban
12 20 (9.01%) MVC
13 15 (6.76%) Mobile Development
13 15 (6.76%) Signal Processing
14 14 (6.31%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 103 (46.40%) Java
2 102 (45.95%) C++
3 91 (40.99%) JavaScript
4 76 (34.23%) Ruby
5 58 (26.13%) C#
6 52 (23.42%) SQL
7 50 (22.52%) PHP
8 34 (15.32%) Perl
9 31 (13.96%) Bash Shell
10 29 (13.06%) Scala
11 25 (11.26%) Objective-C
12 22 (9.91%) MATLAB
13 20 (9.01%) C
14 9 (4.05%) R
15 6 (2.70%) COBOL
16 5 (2.25%) VB
17 4 (1.80%) Lua
18 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
18 1 (0.45%) Tcl
18 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 61 (27.48%) Degree
2 18 (8.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.05%) QA
2 3 (1.35%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.25%) Postfix
3 2 (0.90%) Docker
3 2 (0.90%) KVM
4 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.45%) qmail
4 1 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (12.61%) Puppet
2 8 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.45%) Ansible
3 1 (0.45%) logstash
3 1 (0.45%) Nagios
3 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (7.21%) VMware
2 11 (4.95%) Google
3 9 (4.05%) Red Hat
4 8 (3.60%) Oracle
5 7 (3.15%) Microsoft
6 6 (2.70%) Progress
7 2 (0.90%) Perforce
8 1 (0.45%) hybris
8 1 (0.45%) Intel
8 1 (0.45%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.45%) Splunk
8 1 (0.45%) Sun
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