The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Plymouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 9 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Permanent jobs citing Python 8 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 13.56% 1.59% 6.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.86% 2.38% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 4
Average salary £29,000 - £27,127
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +3.89%
Python
Devon

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Plymouth region.

Programming Languages Category
Plymouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
35 42 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 59.32% 66.67% 64.41%
Number of salaries quoted 32 29 30
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Plymouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

Python
Salary Trend in Plymouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Plymouth region.

Python Salary Trend in Plymouth

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 7 (87.50%) Big Data
2 6 (75.00%) R
2 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (62.50%) MATLAB
3 5 (62.50%) Analytics
3 5 (62.50%) Big Data Analytics
3 5 (62.50%) Statistics
3 5 (62.50%) Mathematics
3 5 (62.50%) Visualisation
3 5 (62.50%) SciPy
3 5 (62.50%) NumPy
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) Data Structures
5 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
5 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) C++
6 2 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
7 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
7 1 (12.50%) Resque
7 1 (12.50%) Ember.js
7 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 1 (12.50%) Express
7 1 (12.50%) REST

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Big Data
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Python Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) SciPy
1 5 (62.50%) NumPy
2 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (12.50%) Resque
2 1 (12.50%) Ember.js
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) Express
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (12.50%) CakePHP
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (62.50%) Statistics
2 5 (62.50%) Mathematics
2 5 (62.50%) Visualisation
3 4 (50.00%) Data Structures
4 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Analytics
1 5 (62.50%) Big Data Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) R
2 5 (62.50%) MATLAB
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree