The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 51 47 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Python 28 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.72% 1.54% 3.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.31% 2.73% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 28 8 15
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Python
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
444 293 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 58.96% 56.35% 59.61%
Number of salaries quoted 414 252 346
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Python
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Python Salary Trend in Somerset

Python
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Somerset

Python
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +2 19 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Bridgwater 0 5 £45,000 -10.00%
Street - 2 £50,000 - 1
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 (65.52%) Java
2 54 (62.07%) Linux
3 48 (55.17%) MySQL
4 47 (54.02%) JavaScript
5 46 (52.87%) Git (software)
6 41 (47.13%) jQuery
7 37 (42.53%) Django
7 37 (42.53%) TDD
7 37 (42.53%) HTML
8 30 (34.48%) PostgreSQL
8 30 (34.48%) AngularJS
9 29 (33.33%) CSS
10 26 (29.89%) Ruby
11 24 (27.59%) Leaflet
11 24 (27.59%) TypeScript
11 24 (27.59%) Flask
12 23 (26.44%) Computer Science
13 21 (24.14%) PHP
13 21 (24.14%) OO
14 20 (22.99%) Degree
15 19 (21.84%) Open Source
15 19 (21.84%) XML
15 19 (21.84%) Telecoms
16 18 (20.69%) Perl
17 17 (19.54%) Web Development
17 17 (19.54%) Ubuntu
17 17 (19.54%) Digital Media
18 16 (18.39%) XHTML
19 15 (17.24%) C++
19 15 (17.24%) Apple iOS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 11 (12.64%) nginx
1 11 (12.64%) Apache
1 11 (12.64%) Gunicorn
2 8 (9.20%) ColdFusion
2 8 (9.20%) Tornado
3 5 (5.75%) IIS
4 3 (3.45%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.30%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Trello
1 3 (3.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.64%) Internet
2 3 (3.45%) VLAN
2 3 (3.45%) Firewall
2 3 (3.45%) IPv4
2 3 (3.45%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (55.17%) MySQL
2 30 (34.48%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (11.49%) Relational Database
4 8 (9.20%) RDBMS
4 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
5 7 (8.05%) CouchDB
6 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (52.87%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.94%) Subversion
General
1 19 (21.84%) Telecoms
2 11 (12.64%) Finance
3 2 (2.30%) Games
3 2 (2.30%) Electronics
3 2 (2.30%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (86.21%) Developer
2 32 (36.78%) Python Developer
3 25 (28.74%) Software Developer
4 24 (27.59%) Senior Developer
4 24 (27.59%) Senior Python Developer
5 19 (21.84%) Web Developer
6 15 (17.24%) Junior
6 15 (17.24%) Junior Developer
7 13 (14.94%) Applications Developer
8 12 (13.79%) Web Applications Developer
9 11 (12.64%) Senior Software Developer
9 11 (12.64%) PHP Developer
9 11 (12.64%) Junior Software Developer
9 11 (12.64%) PHP Web Developer
10 9 (10.34%) Software Engineer
11 8 (9.20%) Python/Django Developer
12 4 (4.60%) Programmer
12 4 (4.60%) Junior Software Engineer
13 3 (3.45%) Graduate Developer
13 3 (3.45%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (47.13%) jQuery
2 37 (42.53%) Django
2 37 (42.53%) HTML
3 30 (34.48%) AngularJS
4 29 (33.33%) CSS
5 24 (27.59%) Leaflet
5 24 (27.59%) Flask
6 19 (21.84%) XML
7 16 (18.39%) XHTML
8 15 (17.24%) JSON
9 11 (12.64%) XML-RPC
9 11 (12.64%) Ruby on Rails
9 11 (12.64%) Ajax
9 11 (12.64%) Symfony
9 11 (12.64%) Zend Framework
9 11 (12.64%) CakePHP
9 11 (12.64%) SOAP
9 11 (12.64%) Web Services
9 11 (12.64%) LAMP
10 10 (11.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.44%) Computer Science
2 19 (21.84%) Open Source
3 17 (19.54%) Digital Media
4 11 (12.64%) Mathematics
4 11 (12.64%) GIS
4 11 (12.64%) W3C
5 2 (2.30%) DTV
5 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 54 (62.07%) Linux
2 17 (19.54%) Ubuntu
3 15 (17.24%) Apple iOS
4 10 (11.49%) Windows
5 7 (8.05%) Debian
6 4 (4.60%) Android
7 3 (3.45%) UNIX
8 2 (2.30%) SUSE
8 2 (2.30%) CentOS
8 2 (2.30%) Fedora
8 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (42.53%) TDD
2 21 (24.14%) OO
3 17 (19.54%) Web Development
4 13 (14.94%) Software Engineering
5 11 (12.64%) OOD
5 11 (12.64%) MVC
5 11 (12.64%) Risk Management
6 9 (10.34%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.60%) Android Development
8 4 (4.60%) iOS Development
9 2 (2.30%) SOA
9 2 (2.30%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.30%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.30%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (2.30%) Programme Management
9 2 (2.30%) Scrum
9 2 (2.30%) Analytics
9 2 (2.30%) DevOps
10 1 (1.15%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 57 (65.52%) Java
2 47 (54.02%) JavaScript
3 26 (29.89%) Ruby
4 24 (27.59%) TypeScript
5 21 (24.14%) PHP
6 18 (20.69%) Perl
7 15 (17.24%) C++
8 12 (13.79%) C
9 11 (12.64%) ECMAScript
10 9 (10.34%) C#
11 7 (8.05%) CFML
12 6 (6.90%) Objective-C
13 5 (5.75%) Bash Shell
13 5 (5.75%) PowerShell
13 5 (5.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (22.99%) Degree
2 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.75%) PhD
System Software
1 5 (5.75%) Xen
2 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (12.64%) Zend
2 8 (9.20%) Sencha
3 3 (3.45%) VMware
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle
4 2 (2.30%) SAP
4 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.30%) Twitter
5 1 (1.15%) Citrix
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
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