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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 34 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -
Permanent jobs citing Python 27 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.68% 2.31% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.20% 3.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 26 9 0
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
241 256 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 59.65% 65.64% 55.12%
Number of salaries quoted 200 178 210
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,536
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 4 September 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 26 (66.67%) UNIX
1 26 (66.67%) Linux
2 24 (61.54%) Perl
2 24 (61.54%) Bash Shell
3 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
4 18 (46.15%) CSS
5 17 (43.59%) Open Source
6 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (38.46%) ITIL
6 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 15 (38.46%) VMware
7 14 (35.90%) HTML
8 13 (33.33%) Oracle
8 13 (33.33%) RHCE
8 13 (33.33%) HP
8 13 (33.33%) Red Hat
8 13 (33.33%) Shell Script
8 13 (33.33%) Security Management
8 13 (33.33%) Ruby
8 13 (33.33%) Software Testing
8 13 (33.33%) Derivative
8 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 13 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
8 13 (33.33%) CentOS
8 13 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (33.33%) Puppet
8 13 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
8 13 (33.33%) RHCSA
9 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (28.21%) Korn

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (12.82%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.13%) WinCC
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
1 2 (5.13%) SAN
1 2 (5.13%) NetScaler
1 2 (5.13%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Hadoop
1 5 (12.82%) Big Data
2 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) Bitbucket
General
1 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.13%) Advertising
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Linux Engineer
2 20 (51.28%) Systems Administrator
2 20 (51.28%) Administrator
2 20 (51.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 20 (51.28%) Linux Administrator
3 13 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (28.21%) Support Engineer
4 11 (28.21%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (28.21%) Linux Support
4 11 (28.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 11 (28.21%) Linux Support Engineer
5 9 (23.08%) Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Python Developer
7 5 (12.82%) Django Developer
7 5 (12.82%) Python/Django Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Data Scientist
8 2 (5.13%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) CSS
2 14 (35.90%) HTML
3 13 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (15.38%) Django
5 4 (10.26%) jQuery
6 3 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (7.69%) Celery
7 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.56%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Derivative
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) User Experience
3 3 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (7.69%) Statistics
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (66.67%) UNIX
1 26 (66.67%) Linux
2 13 (33.33%) CentOS
2 13 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (28.21%) Ubuntu
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (28.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Open Source
2 15 (38.46%) ITIL
3 13 (33.33%) Security Management
3 13 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 9 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 9 (23.08%) Server Building
5 5 (12.82%) TDD
6 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.26%) Analytics
7 3 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (7.69%) Software Deployment
7 3 (7.69%) Web Design
7 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) MapReduce
8 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.13%) Performance Improvement
8 2 (5.13%) Machine Learning
8 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.13%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) Perl
1 24 (61.54%) Bash Shell
2 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
3 13 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 13 (33.33%) Ruby
4 11 (28.21%) Korn
5 7 (17.95%) SQL
6 2 (5.13%) C#
6 2 (5.13%) C++
6 2 (5.13%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) RHCE
1 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 13 (33.33%) RHCSA
2 9 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) MCSE
3 2 (5.13%) CCNA
3 2 (5.13%) CCA
3 2 (5.13%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (5.13%) GAMP
1 2 (5.13%) GMP
System Software
1 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (5.13%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 15 (38.46%) VMware
2 13 (33.33%) HP
2 13 (33.33%) Oracle
2 13 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.13%) Citrix
3 2 (5.13%) CA
3 2 (5.13%) Riverbed
3 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
3 2 (5.13%) F5
3 2 (5.13%) Splunk
3 2 (5.13%) AppDynamics
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