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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 32 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Python 45 59 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 6.41% 6.47% 6.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.43% 11.85% 11.47%
Number of salaries quoted 42 58 50
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +21.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,629 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
362 498 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 51.57% 54.61% 56.42%
Number of salaries quoted 324 471 497
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 £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 30 September 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Oxford

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 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 64 (50.00%) Java
2 62 (48.44%) Linux
3 51 (39.84%) Perl
4 41 (32.03%) C++
4 41 (32.03%) Ruby
5 40 (31.25%) Degree
6 39 (30.47%) Mathematics
7 38 (29.69%) Computer Science
8 35 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (25.78%) Git (software)
10 30 (23.44%) Software Engineering
11 29 (22.66%) C
12 28 (21.88%) Debian
13 26 (20.31%) C#
13 26 (20.31%) Apache
14 25 (19.53%) TDD
15 23 (17.97%) JavaScript
15 23 (17.97%) QA
15 23 (17.97%) Algorithms
16 22 (17.19%) OO
17 21 (16.41%) PhD
18 20 (15.63%) MATLAB
18 20 (15.63%) Analytics
19 19 (14.84%) Big Data
19 19 (14.84%) MySQL
20 18 (14.06%) HTTP
20 18 (14.06%) Scala
21 17 (13.28%) nginx
21 17 (13.28%) Physics
21 17 (13.28%) Citrix

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 26 (20.31%) Apache
2 17 (13.28%) nginx
3 13 (10.16%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.13%) Node.js
5 3 (2.34%) SAS
5 3 (2.34%) CMS
6 2 (1.56%) IIS
6 2 (1.56%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.56%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.78%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.78%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.78%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.06%) HTTP
2 2 (1.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.84%) MySQL
1 19 (14.84%) Big Data
2 16 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 11 (8.59%) Apache Hive
4 3 (2.34%) QlikView
5 2 (1.56%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.78%) HBase
Development Applications
1 33 (25.78%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.72%) Subversion
3 11 (8.59%) JUnit
3 11 (8.59%) PyUnit
4 7 (5.47%) Eclipse
5 5 (3.91%) JIRA
5 5 (3.91%) CMake
5 5 (3.91%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.91%) Ant
6 3 (2.34%) Gerrit
6 3 (2.34%) GDB
6 3 (2.34%) Maven
6 3 (2.34%) InstallShield
6 3 (2.34%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.56%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (1.56%) Selenium
7 2 (1.56%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.56%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.56%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (3.13%) Games
2 3 (2.34%) Finance
3 2 (1.56%) Publishing
3 2 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (0.78%) Retail
4 1 (0.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 43 (33.59%) Developer
2 28 (21.88%) Systems Administrator
2 28 (21.88%) Administrator
3 13 (10.16%) Java Developer
3 13 (10.16%) Software Engineer
4 11 (8.59%) Graduate
4 11 (8.59%) Software Developer
4 11 (8.59%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 10 (7.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 10 (7.81%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (7.03%) Analyst
6 9 (7.03%) Development Engineer
6 9 (7.03%) Senior Development Engineer
7 8 (6.25%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 8 (6.25%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 8 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (6.25%) Junior
8 7 (5.47%) Graduate Developer
8 7 (5.47%) Graduate Java Developer
9 6 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.28%) CSS
2 13 (10.16%) HTML
2 13 (10.16%) .NET
3 11 (8.59%) JDBC
4 10 (7.81%) AngularJS
5 9 (7.03%) HTML5
5 9 (7.03%) XML
6 8 (6.25%) CSS3
6 8 (6.25%) jQuery
7 6 (4.69%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (4.69%) Dojo
8 5 (3.91%) Spring
8 5 (3.91%) OpenGL
8 5 (3.91%) OpenCL
8 5 (3.91%) NumPy
9 4 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (3.13%) Pandas
9 4 (3.13%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.34%) J2EE
10 3 (2.34%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 39 (30.47%) Mathematics
2 38 (29.69%) Computer Science
3 23 (17.97%) Algorithms
4 17 (13.28%) Physics
5 15 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (6.25%) Open Source
7 6 (4.69%) Statistics
8 5 (3.91%) Robotics
8 5 (3.91%) CUDA
9 3 (2.34%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.56%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.56%) Biotechnology
10 2 (1.56%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.56%) Equities
10 2 (1.56%) Derivative
10 2 (1.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 2 (1.56%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.78%) ASIC
11 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.78%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 62 (48.44%) Linux
2 28 (21.88%) Debian
3 12 (9.38%) Windows
3 12 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.47%) Fedora
5 6 (4.69%) UNIX
6 3 (2.34%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.56%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.56%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (23.44%) Software Engineering
3 25 (19.53%) TDD
4 22 (17.19%) OO
5 20 (15.63%) Analytics
6 12 (9.38%) Data Analysis
7 11 (8.59%) Machine Learning
7 11 (8.59%) OOP
7 11 (8.59%) DevOps
7 11 (8.59%) Coaching
8 9 (7.03%) Signal Processing
9 8 (6.25%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.69%) Scrum
10 6 (4.69%) Configuration Management
11 5 (3.91%) DNA
11 5 (3.91%) Regression Testing
11 5 (3.91%) Strategic Planning
11 5 (3.91%) Speech Recognition
11 5 (3.91%) Unit Testing
11 5 (3.91%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 64 (50.00%) Java
2 51 (39.84%) Perl
3 41 (32.03%) C++
3 41 (32.03%) Ruby
4 29 (22.66%) C
5 26 (20.31%) C#
6 23 (17.97%) JavaScript
7 20 (15.63%) MATLAB
8 18 (14.06%) Scala
9 14 (10.94%) SQL
10 9 (7.03%) PHP
10 9 (7.03%) R
11 8 (6.25%) F#
12 7 (5.47%) Shell Script
13 4 (3.13%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.56%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.56%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 40 (31.25%) Degree
2 21 (16.41%) PhD
3 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (17.97%) QA
2 3 (2.34%) JTAG
3 2 (1.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (9.38%) Xen
1 12 (9.38%) XenServer
2 8 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.34%) Firmware
4 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.56%) KVM
5 1 (0.78%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (3.91%) Puppet
2 2 (1.56%) ZABBIX
2 2 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (13.28%) Citrix
1 17 (13.28%) Red Hat
2 8 (6.25%) VMware
3 4 (3.13%) Perforce
4 3 (2.34%) Tableau
5 2 (1.56%) Percona
5 2 (1.56%) New Relic
5 2 (1.56%) Akamai
5 2 (1.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle
6 1 (0.78%) SAP
6 1 (0.78%) JD Edwards
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