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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 32 60 49
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -11
Permanent jobs citing Python 15 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.05% 2.15% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.20% 3.32% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 1
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +70.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Python
Hampshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
183 301 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 61.62% 64.73% 55.80%
Number of salaries quoted 159 255 179
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £53,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Python
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Python Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Python
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 22 (81.48%) Perl
1 22 (81.48%) Linux
1 22 (81.48%) UNIX
1 22 (81.48%) Bash Shell
2 18 (66.67%) Open Source
3 17 (62.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (62.96%) VMware
3 17 (62.96%) Windows
3 17 (62.96%) ITIL
4 16 (59.26%) Oracle
4 16 (59.26%) Red Hat
4 16 (59.26%) Shell Script
4 16 (59.26%) HP
4 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
4 16 (59.26%) RHCE
4 16 (59.26%) Service Delivery
4 16 (59.26%) Security Management
4 16 (59.26%) Software Testing
4 16 (59.26%) Derivative
4 16 (59.26%) RHCSA
4 16 (59.26%) Server Building
4 16 (59.26%) CentOS
4 16 (59.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (59.26%) DV Cleared
4 16 (59.26%) Security Cleared
4 16 (59.26%) Puppet
4 16 (59.26%) Oracle Linux
5 9 (33.33%) CSS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 2 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) WinCC
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.70%) SAN
1 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
1 1 (3.70%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
1 2 (7.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.70%) Advertising
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Systems Administrator
1 22 (81.48%) Administrator
1 22 (81.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 22 (81.48%) Linux Administrator
1 22 (81.48%) Linux Engineer
2 16 (59.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (22.22%) Linux Support
3 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Linux Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Django Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) CSS
2 7 (25.93%) HTML
3 6 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (7.41%) Django
4 2 (7.41%) jQuery
5 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.70%) Celery
5 1 (3.70%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 16 (59.26%) Derivative
2 1 (3.70%) Statistics
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) UNIX
1 22 (81.48%) Linux
2 17 (62.96%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (59.26%) CentOS
3 16 (59.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (59.26%) Oracle Linux
4 6 (22.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Open Source
2 17 (62.96%) ITIL
3 16 (59.26%) Service Delivery
3 16 (59.26%) Security Management
3 16 (59.26%) Software Testing
3 16 (59.26%) Server Building
4 3 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) Workflow
6 1 (3.70%) Web Design
6 1 (3.70%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (3.70%) MapReduce
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) Perl
1 22 (81.48%) Bash Shell
2 16 (59.26%) Shell Script
3 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) Ruby
4 6 (22.22%) Korn
5 3 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (3.70%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) RHCE
1 16 (59.26%) DV Cleared
1 16 (59.26%) Security Cleared
1 16 (59.26%) RHCSA
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) CCA
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (3.70%) GAMP
1 1 (3.70%) GMP
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (59.26%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) VMware
2 16 (59.26%) Oracle
2 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 16 (59.26%) HP
2 16 (59.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) CA
3 1 (3.70%) Riverbed
3 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.70%) F5
3 1 (3.70%) Splunk
3 1 (3.70%) AppDynamics