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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 52 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -7
Permanent jobs citing Python 10 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.94% 6.00% 9.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.27% 12.33% 13.02%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 22
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
234 146 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 68.82% 48.67% 72.53%
Number of salaries quoted 225 141 159
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,350 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 13 (100.00%) Perl
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) ITIL
1 13 (100.00%) UNIX
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) HP
1 13 (100.00%) RHCE
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 13 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 13 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 13 (100.00%) Security Management
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 13 (100.00%) Derivative
1 13 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 13 (100.00%) CentOS
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Open Source
1 13 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 13 (100.00%) Puppet
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 13 (100.00%) RHCSA
2 11 (84.62%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) VCP4

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Administrator
1 12 (92.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 12 (92.31%) Linux Administrator
1 12 (92.31%) Systems Administrator
2 11 (84.62%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (84.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Derivative
1 13 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) UNIX
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 13 (100.00%) CentOS
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) ITIL
1 13 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 13 (100.00%) Security Management
1 13 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Perl
1 13 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 13 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) RHCE
1 13 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) RHCSA
2 11 (84.62%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) VCP4
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) HP
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
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