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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 28 39 24
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Permanent jobs citing Python 20 13 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 8.16% 4.55% 8.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.25% 6.95% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 33
Average salary £33,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
151 187 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 61.63% 65.38% 59.18%
Number of salaries quoted 144 180 215
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 1 May 2016.

Python Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 57 (85.07%) Linux
2 45 (67.16%) JavaScript
3 43 (64.18%) CSS
3 43 (64.18%) Ruby
4 39 (58.21%) Ruby on Rails
4 39 (58.21%) HTML
5 33 (49.25%) Perl
6 27 (40.30%) Unix
6 27 (40.30%) Bash Shell
7 24 (35.82%) AngularJS
7 24 (35.82%) Front End Development
8 17 (25.37%) Open Source
9 15 (22.39%) Korn
9 15 (22.39%) Ubuntu
10 12 (17.91%) RHCSA
10 12 (17.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (17.91%) Puppet
10 12 (17.91%) Oracle Linux
10 12 (17.91%) Derivative
10 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
10 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (17.91%) CentOS
10 12 (17.91%) Security Management
10 12 (17.91%) VMware
10 12 (17.91%) Software Testing
10 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
10 12 (17.91%) HP
10 12 (17.91%) RHCE
10 12 (17.91%) Red Hat
10 12 (17.91%) Shell Script

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 6 (8.96%) WinCC
2 4 (5.97%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) Ethernet
1 6 (8.96%) Modbus
2 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) Big Data
2 3 (4.48%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.48%) Bitbucket
General
1 8 (11.94%) Manufacturing
2 6 (8.96%) Advertising
3 2 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (43.28%) Developer
2 27 (40.30%) Linux Engineer
3 24 (35.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 17 (25.37%) JavaScript Developer
4 17 (25.37%) Support Engineer
5 15 (22.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 15 (22.39%) 3rd Line Support
5 15 (22.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 15 (22.39%) Administrator
5 15 (22.39%) Linux Administrator
5 15 (22.39%) Linux Support
5 15 (22.39%) Linux Support Engineer
5 15 (22.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 15 (22.39%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 15 (22.39%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (22.39%) Systems Support Engineer
6 12 (17.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (13.43%) Software Engineer
8 7 (10.45%) Angular Developer
9 6 (8.96%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (64.18%) CSS
2 39 (58.21%) HTML
2 39 (58.21%) Ruby on Rails
3 24 (35.82%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.97%) Django
4 4 (5.97%) jQuery
5 3 (4.48%) Celery
5 3 (4.48%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.99%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Derivative
2 10 (14.93%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.48%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (4.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 57 (85.07%) Linux
2 27 (40.30%) Unix
3 15 (22.39%) Ubuntu
4 12 (17.91%) CentOS
4 12 (17.91%) Oracle Linux
4 12 (17.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.99%) Debian
5 2 (2.99%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) Front End Development
2 17 (25.37%) Open Source
3 12 (17.91%) ITIL
3 12 (17.91%) Security Management
3 12 (17.91%) Software Testing
4 10 (14.93%) Software Engineering
5 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.97%) MapReduce
6 4 (5.97%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (5.97%) Web Design
7 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.48%) Software Deployment
7 3 (4.48%) TDD
8 2 (2.99%) OO
8 2 (2.99%) Software Architecture
8 2 (2.99%) Validation
9 1 (1.49%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (67.16%) JavaScript
2 43 (64.18%) Ruby
3 33 (49.25%) Perl
4 27 (40.30%) Bash Shell
5 15 (22.39%) Korn
6 12 (17.91%) Shell Script
7 10 (14.93%) C++
8 8 (11.94%) C#
9 6 (8.96%) Java
10 4 (5.97%) C
10 4 (5.97%) Embedded C
10 4 (5.97%) Embedded C++
11 3 (4.48%) SQL
12 2 (2.99%) PHP
12 2 (2.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) RHCE
1 12 (17.91%) RHCSA
1 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) GAMP
1 6 (8.96%) GMP
2 2 (2.99%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (17.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) HP
1 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
1 12 (17.91%) Oracle
1 12 (17.91%) Red Hat
1 12 (17.91%) VMware
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago