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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 13 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Python 2 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 3.92% 9.86% 10.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.70% 16.28% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Average salary £29,500 £22,500 £27,127
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.11% -17.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £22,500 £22,313
10% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £22,500 £32,313
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
23 43 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 45.10% 60.56% 58.46%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 27
Average salary £29,500 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.60% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Django
1 2 (50.00%) R
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Tornado
2 1 (25.00%) Flask
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) UX Design
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) SciPy
2 1 (25.00%) NumPy
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) C++

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (25.00%) Tornado
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Django
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) SciPy
2 1 (25.00%) NumPy
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Flask
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) UX Design
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) R
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree