The first table below looks at the demand for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 53 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Python 18 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.86% 2.62% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.06% 5.60% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 11
Average salary £30,920 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% -8.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Programming Languages Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
297 268 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 47.22% 46.85% 51.20%
Number of salaries quoted 268 249 264
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Python
South Yorkshire

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Python
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Python Salary Trend in Sheffield

Python
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
3 17 (58.62%) C++
3 17 (58.62%) Software Engineering
3 17 (58.62%) Degree
3 17 (58.62%) Software Architecture
3 17 (58.62%) System Testing
4 13 (44.83%) Embedded C++
5 12 (41.38%) C
6 11 (37.93%) MySQL
6 11 (37.93%) Linux
7 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
7 10 (34.48%) Java
7 10 (34.48%) Perl
7 10 (34.48%) .NET
7 10 (34.48%) Apache
7 10 (34.48%) PowerShell
8 9 (31.03%) Bash Shell
8 9 (31.03%) Tomcat
8 9 (31.03%) LDAP
8 9 (31.03%) HTTP
8 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
8 9 (31.03%) VPN
8 9 (31.03%) WebLogic
8 9 (31.03%) JBoss
8 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
8 9 (31.03%) Hudson
8 9 (31.03%) TeamCity
8 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
8 9 (31.03%) OpenLDAP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 10 (34.48%) Apache
2 9 (31.03%) Tomcat
2 9 (31.03%) WebLogic
3 7 (24.14%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) uWSGI
4 1 (3.45%) Gunicorn
4 1 (3.45%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) CloudFront
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) LDAP
1 9 (31.03%) HTTP
1 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
1 9 (31.03%) VPN
1 9 (31.03%) OpenLDAP
1 9 (31.03%) VLAN
2 7 (24.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) MySQL
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Hudson
1 9 (31.03%) TeamCity
1 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
1 9 (31.03%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Software Engineer
2 11 (37.93%) Systems Administrator
2 11 (37.93%) Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.45%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) LAMP
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) WSGI
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Linux
3 8 (27.59%) Debian
4 1 (3.45%) UNIX
4 1 (3.45%) Solaris
4 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Software Engineering
1 17 (58.62%) Software Architecture
1 17 (58.62%) System Testing
2 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
4 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.45%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) C++
2 13 (44.83%) Embedded C++
3 12 (41.38%) C
4 10 (34.48%) Java
4 10 (34.48%) Perl
4 10 (34.48%) PowerShell
5 9 (31.03%) Bash Shell
6 8 (27.59%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) CCNP
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
1 9 (31.03%) qmail
1 9 (31.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Nagios
2 7 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (24.14%) Pingdom
3 1 (3.45%) MOM
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) JBoss
3 8 (27.59%) Cisco
4 7 (24.14%) New Relic
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.45%) VMware