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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 21 32 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Python 76 44 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 9.95% 6.14% 5.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.12% 10.58% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 55 41 49
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -
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
444 416 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 58.12% 58.02% 55.17%
Number of salaries quoted 350 373 480
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Oxford

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 89 (58.17%) Linux
2 76 (49.67%) JavaScript
3 54 (35.29%) Ruby
4 50 (32.68%) C#
5 49 (32.03%) SQL
6 48 (31.37%) Perl
7 46 (30.07%) Degree
8 44 (28.76%) Java
9 43 (28.10%) OO
10 42 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
11 41 (26.80%) Windows
12 40 (26.14%) HTML
13 39 (25.49%) CSS
13 39 (25.49%) Software Engineering
13 39 (25.49%) Open Source
14 37 (24.18%) Computer Science
15 36 (23.53%) PHP
16 35 (22.88%) Git (software)
17 34 (22.22%) TDD
17 34 (22.22%) C++
18 32 (20.92%) .NET
19 30 (19.61%) Node.js
19 30 (19.61%) Algorithms
20 28 (18.30%) VMware
21 26 (16.99%) Subversion
22 25 (16.34%) MySQL
23 23 (15.03%) Bash Shell
24 22 (14.38%) VMware Infrastructure
25 21 (13.73%) Apache
25 21 (13.73%) MVC

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (19.61%) Node.js
2 21 (13.73%) Apache
3 9 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.27%) nginx
5 4 (2.61%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.61%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.61%) JBoss
6 2 (1.31%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.31%) SAS
6 2 (1.31%) CMS
6 2 (1.31%) Drupal
7 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.65%) IIS
7 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.65%) Kinematics
Applications
1 7 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.31%) SPSS
2 2 (1.31%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.65%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.65%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.65%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.46%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.54%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.61%) Google App Engine
3 4 (2.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.65%) GitHub
5 1 (0.65%) IaaS
5 1 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.65%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.76%) Firewall
2 16 (10.46%) DNS
3 15 (9.80%) WAN
4 13 (8.50%) Internet
5 11 (7.19%) VPN
6 10 (6.54%) TCP/IP
7 9 (5.88%) OSPF
7 9 (5.88%) BGP
7 9 (5.88%) IPsec
7 9 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
7 9 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (5.23%) FCoE
8 8 (5.23%) iSCSI
9 6 (3.92%) SAN
9 6 (3.92%) LAN
10 5 (3.27%) LDAP
10 5 (3.27%) HTTP
10 5 (3.27%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.34%) MySQL
2 13 (8.50%) NoSQL
2 13 (8.50%) Big Data
3 9 (5.88%) CouchDB
3 9 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.96%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.65%) HBase
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (22.88%) Git (software)
2 26 (16.99%) Subversion
3 10 (6.54%) Jenkins
4 8 (5.23%) JIRA
5 5 (3.27%) Selenium
5 5 (3.27%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.61%) Grunt
7 3 (1.96%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (1.96%) Bower
7 3 (1.96%) GCC
8 2 (1.31%) Xcode
9 1 (0.65%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.65%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.65%) Maven
9 1 (0.65%) GDB
9 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.65%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (5.23%) Publishing
2 7 (4.58%) Games
2 7 (4.58%) Back Office
3 6 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.27%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.61%) Finance
5 4 (2.61%) Banking
6 3 (1.96%) Automotive
6 3 (1.96%) Marketing
7 2 (1.31%) Electronics
8 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (36.60%) Developer
2 41 (26.80%) Software Engineer
3 21 (13.73%) Systems Administrator
3 21 (13.73%) Administrator
4 16 (10.46%) Systems Engineer
4 16 (10.46%) Linux Administrator
5 15 (9.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 14 (9.15%) Software Developer
6 14 (9.15%) Senior Software Engineer
7 13 (8.50%) Analyst
8 10 (6.54%) Senior Developer
8 10 (6.54%) Data Analyst
8 10 (6.54%) C# Software Engineer
9 9 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (5.23%) Consultant
10 8 (5.23%) Programmer
10 8 (5.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 8 (5.23%) Full Stack Developer
11 7 (4.58%) Data Programmer
11 7 (4.58%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (26.14%) HTML
2 39 (25.49%) CSS
3 32 (20.92%) .NET
4 18 (11.76%) Ajax
4 18 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 16 (10.46%) jQuery
6 14 (9.15%) Backbone.js
7 13 (8.50%) Ember.js
8 11 (7.19%) HTML5
9 9 (5.88%) ASP.NET
9 9 (5.88%) CSS3
10 7 (4.58%) PhoneGap
11 6 (3.92%) Apache Cordova
11 6 (3.92%) Web Services
12 5 (3.27%) LAMP
13 2 (1.31%) Lucene
13 2 (1.31%) .NET Framework
13 2 (1.31%) Django
13 2 (1.31%) Sass
14 1 (0.65%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (24.18%) Computer Science
2 30 (19.61%) Algorithms
3 15 (9.80%) Data Centre
4 13 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.54%) Data Structures
5 10 (6.54%) Web 2.0
5 10 (6.54%) Mathematics
6 9 (5.88%) Mobile App
7 8 (5.23%) Physics
8 7 (4.58%) Data Extraction
8 7 (4.58%) User Experience
9 5 (3.27%) Robotics
9 5 (3.27%) Social Gaming
9 5 (3.27%) Management Information System
10 4 (2.61%) Semantic Web
11 3 (1.96%) iPhone
11 3 (1.96%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.96%) Statistics
11 3 (1.96%) CUDA
12 2 (1.31%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 89 (58.17%) Linux
2 41 (26.80%) Windows
3 16 (10.46%) CentOS
4 13 (8.50%) Ubuntu
5 11 (7.19%) Solaris
5 11 (7.19%) Debian
6 9 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (5.23%) Windows 7
8 6 (3.92%) SUSE
9 5 (3.27%) UNIX
10 4 (2.61%) Android
11 3 (1.96%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.65%) Fedora
12 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (28.10%) OO
2 42 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (25.49%) Software Engineering
3 39 (25.49%) Open Source
4 34 (22.22%) TDD
5 21 (13.73%) MVC
6 19 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (11.11%) BDD
8 16 (10.46%) ITIL
9 15 (9.80%) Web Development
9 15 (9.80%) Mentoring
10 13 (8.50%) OOD
11 11 (7.19%) Mobile Development
11 11 (7.19%) DevOps
11 11 (7.19%) Unit Testing
12 9 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
13 8 (5.23%) Image Processing
13 8 (5.23%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (5.23%) Performance Analysis
13 8 (5.23%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 76 (49.67%) JavaScript
2 54 (35.29%) Ruby
3 50 (32.68%) C#
4 49 (32.03%) SQL
5 48 (31.37%) Perl
6 44 (28.76%) Java
7 36 (23.53%) PHP
8 34 (22.22%) C++
9 23 (15.03%) Bash Shell
10 19 (12.42%) C
11 13 (8.50%) Objective-C
12 12 (7.84%) MATLAB
13 6 (3.92%) Tcl
13 6 (3.92%) ActionScript
14 3 (1.96%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.96%) VB
14 3 (1.96%) R
14 3 (1.96%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (1.96%) Lua
15 2 (1.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (30.07%) Degree
2 3 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.31%) PhD
3 2 (1.31%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.27%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) JTAG
System Software
1 22 (14.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.61%) qmail
2 4 (2.61%) Squid
3 3 (1.96%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.96%) Firmware
4 2 (1.31%) KVM
5 1 (0.65%) LXC
5 1 (0.65%) NFS
5 1 (0.65%) XenServer
5 1 (0.65%) Gluster
5 1 (0.65%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 19 (12.42%) Puppet
2 12 (7.84%) Nagios
2 12 (7.84%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (5.23%) SELinux
4 6 (3.92%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.31%) Ansible
5 2 (1.31%) Nessus
5 2 (1.31%) Nmap
5 2 (1.31%) logstash
6 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.65%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 28 (18.30%) VMware
2 18 (11.76%) Cisco
3 11 (7.19%) Red Hat
4 9 (5.88%) Juniper
5 7 (4.58%) Perforce
6 5 (3.27%) Google
6 5 (3.27%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.61%) Oracle
8 3 (1.96%) Progress
8 3 (1.96%) HP
8 3 (1.96%) Intel
9 2 (1.31%) Sophos
9 2 (1.31%) Websense
10 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.65%) Percona
10 1 (0.65%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.65%) Apple
10 1 (0.65%) Sun
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
OxFORD Asset Management
Salary: Highly competitive salary + discretionary annual bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
OxFORD Asset Management
Salary: Highly competitive salary + discretionary annual bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
OxFORD Asset Management
Salary: Highly competitive salary + discretionary annual bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Oxford
ABRS
Salary: £Highly competitive per annum + package
Posted: 25 days ago