The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 50 80 113
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +33
Permanent jobs citing Python 949 730 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.21% 3.45% 2.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.96% 7.05% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 756 579 513
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
Python
England

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

Programming Languages Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9526 10361 11550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 52.25% 49.01% 49.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8480 8887 10066
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,421 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +1.26%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Python
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Python Salary Trend in the South East

Python
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Python Salary Histogram in the South East

Python
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +14 246 £55,000 +22.22% 24
Berkshire +47 230 £52,500 +10.52% 43
Surrey +35 207 £46,000 -8.00% 30
Hampshire -10 134 £42,500 -5.55% 23
East Sussex +9 65 £43,750 +9.37% 5
Buckinghamshire +16 29 £44,000 -2.22% 6
Kent +8 24 £42,500 +3.65% 4
West Sussex -4 10 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Python.

1 970 (52.29%) Linux
2 714 (38.49%) Java
3 684 (36.87%) C++
4 596 (32.13%) Perl
5 515 (27.76%) Ruby
6 501 (27.01%) JavaScript
7 489 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
7 489 (26.36%) Software Engineering
8 450 (24.26%) Windows
9 427 (23.02%) SQL
10 420 (22.64%) Degree
11 402 (21.67%) C#
12 360 (19.41%) C
13 345 (18.60%) Bash Shell
14 341 (18.38%) HTML
15 318 (17.14%) Computer Science
16 306 (16.50%) DevOps
17 284 (15.31%) CSS
18 280 (15.09%) PHP
19 266 (14.34%) Unix
20 261 (14.07%) MySQL
21 256 (13.80%) Git (software)
21 256 (13.80%) Puppet
22 247 (13.32%) Jenkins
23 244 (13.15%) VMware
24 237 (12.78%) Open Source
25 230 (12.40%) Opscode Chef
26 222 (11.97%) Big Data
27 216 (11.64%) Amazon AWS
28 215 (11.59%) TDD

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 132 (7.12%) Apache
2 105 (5.66%) Node.js
3 100 (5.39%) nginx
4 92 (4.96%) Elasticsearch
5 90 (4.85%) Tomcat
6 75 (4.04%) OpenStack
7 47 (2.53%) JBoss
8 38 (2.05%) Apache Spark
9 30 (1.62%) WebLogic
10 24 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
11 22 (1.19%) Drupal
12 20 (1.08%) CMS
13 19 (1.02%) Apache Pig
14 18 (0.97%) Confluence
14 18 (0.97%) SharePoint
15 15 (0.81%) IIS
16 13 (0.70%) Jetty
16 13 (0.70%) SAS
17 12 (0.65%) WordPress
18 11 (0.59%) Liferay
Applications
1 88 (4.74%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.43%) MS Office
3 6 (0.32%) Mathematica
3 6 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.27%) SPSS
5 4 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.054%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 28 (1.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.16%) Odoo
3 3 (0.16%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.054%) FastStats
4 1 (0.054%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 216 (11.64%) Amazon AWS
2 119 (6.42%) SaaS
3 66 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
5 34 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (1.83%) PaaS
6 33 (1.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 32 (1.73%) Amazon S3
8 26 (1.40%) IaaS
9 20 (1.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 20 (1.08%) GitHub
10 14 (0.75%) Heroku
11 13 (0.70%) OpenShift
12 11 (0.59%) SoftLayer
13 10 (0.54%) Sumo Logic
14 5 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
14 5 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
14 5 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 130 (7.01%) DNS
2 113 (6.09%) Firewall
3 71 (3.83%) TCP/IP
4 66 (3.56%) HTTP
5 60 (3.23%) Internet
6 51 (2.75%) SSL
7 44 (2.37%) Cisco Nexus
8 43 (2.32%) VoIP
9 36 (1.94%) Network Security
10 34 (1.83%) WAN
11 33 (1.78%) SMTP
12 31 (1.67%) VPN
13 28 (1.51%) Wireless
14 27 (1.46%) Cisco IOS
15 24 (1.29%) DHCP
16 23 (1.24%) BGP
16 23 (1.24%) OSPF
17 22 (1.19%) LAN
18 20 (1.08%) IPsec
18 20 (1.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (14.07%) MySQL
2 222 (11.97%) Big Data
3 146 (7.87%) NoSQL
4 142 (7.65%) MongoDB
5 133 (7.17%) SQL Server
6 118 (6.36%) Hadoop
7 108 (5.82%) PostgreSQL
8 91 (4.91%) Relational Database
9 56 (3.02%) Apache Cassandra
10 46 (2.48%) RDBMS
11 41 (2.21%) Data Mining
12 33 (1.78%) Redis
13 25 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
14 23 (1.24%) GIS
15 19 (1.02%) Apache Hive
16 18 (0.97%) MariaDB
17 16 (0.86%) CouchDB
18 14 (0.75%) Amazon Redshift
19 13 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
20 10 (0.54%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 256 (13.80%) Git (software)
2 247 (13.32%) Jenkins
3 112 (6.04%) Subversion
4 90 (4.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 72 (3.88%) Maven
6 66 (3.56%) JIRA
7 60 (3.23%) Vagrant
8 56 (3.02%) Selenium
9 38 (2.05%) Ant
10 36 (1.94%) TeamCity
11 34 (1.83%) Metasploit
12 27 (1.46%) Bitbucket
13 25 (1.35%) CMake
14 24 (1.29%) InstallShield
15 21 (1.13%) Sonatype Nexus
15 21 (1.13%) Visual Studio
15 21 (1.13%) WebDriver
16 18 (0.97%) Hudson
17 17 (0.92%) Cucumber
17 17 (0.92%) NUnit
General
1 200 (10.78%) Finance
2 151 (8.14%) Telecoms
3 79 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 71 (3.83%) Marketing
5 61 (3.29%) Automotive
6 57 (3.07%) Retail
7 45 (2.43%) Electronics
8 32 (1.73%) Banking
9 27 (1.46%) Law
10 23 (1.24%) Aerospace
10 23 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 18 (0.97%) Advertising
12 12 (0.65%) Military
13 5 (0.27%) Back Office
13 5 (0.27%) Publishing
14 4 (0.22%) Games
14 4 (0.22%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.16%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.11%) Front Office
16 2 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 591 (31.86%) Developer
2 289 (15.58%) Software Engineer
3 230 (12.40%) Linux Engineer
4 188 (10.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 179 (9.65%) Python Developer
6 149 (8.03%) Analyst
7 134 (7.22%) Administrator
8 113 (6.09%) C++ Software Engineer
8 113 (6.09%) Linux Administrator
9 110 (5.93%) C++ Developer
10 109 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
11 105 (5.66%) Software Developer
12 102 (5.50%) Java Engineer
13 99 (5.34%) Senior Developer
14 98 (5.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 97 (5.23%) Graduate
15 97 (5.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 95 (5.12%) Cloud Engineer
17 92 (4.96%) Java Developer
18 84 (4.53%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (18.38%) HTML
2 284 (15.31%) CSS
3 187 (10.08%) .NET
4 159 (8.57%) Web Services
5 157 (8.46%) AngularJS
6 131 (7.06%) LAMP
7 114 (6.15%) jQuery
8 95 (5.12%) XML
9 83 (4.47%) Ruby on Rails
10 79 (4.26%) Django
11 63 (3.40%) HTML5
12 62 (3.34%) RESTful
13 60 (3.23%) JSON
14 56 (3.02%) ASP.NET
15 51 (2.75%) REST
16 48 (2.59%) STL
17 43 (2.32%) Spring
18 42 (2.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 40 (2.16%) Ajax
20 39 (2.10%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 318 (17.14%) Computer Science
2 181 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 135 (7.28%) Mathematics
4 81 (4.37%) Algorithms
5 76 (4.10%) Physics
6 70 (3.77%) User Experience
7 57 (3.07%) Visualisation
8 56 (3.02%) Statistics
9 53 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
10 50 (2.70%) Hedge funds
11 46 (2.48%) Data Centre
12 45 (2.43%) Mobile App
13 35 (1.89%) EMC VNX
14 34 (1.83%) Data Structures
15 32 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
15 32 (1.73%) Management Information System
16 23 (1.24%) Blog
16 23 (1.24%) Cyber Attack
17 21 (1.13%) PKI
17 21 (1.13%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 970 (52.29%) Linux
2 450 (24.26%) Windows
3 266 (14.34%) Unix
4 152 (8.19%) CentOS
5 81 (4.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 54 (2.91%) Ubuntu
7 48 (2.59%) Android
8 46 (2.48%) Windows Server
9 34 (1.83%) Solaris
10 33 (1.78%) VxWorks
11 25 (1.35%) Apple iOS
11 25 (1.35%) Mac OS X
12 21 (1.13%) Debian
13 16 (0.86%) AIX
14 9 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
14 9 (0.49%) Windows 7
14 9 (0.49%) Windows Phone
15 7 (0.38%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.32%) FreeBSD
17 5 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
1 489 (26.36%) Software Engineering
2 306 (16.50%) DevOps
3 237 (12.78%) Open Source
4 215 (11.59%) TDD
5 162 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
6 136 (7.33%) Cybersecurity
7 121 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 121 (6.52%) OO
7 121 (6.52%) Scrum
8 116 (6.25%) High Availability
9 107 (5.77%) Web Development
10 106 (5.71%) Configuration Management
10 106 (5.71%) Data Protection
11 104 (5.61%) Data Analysis
12 100 (5.39%) SDLC
13 92 (4.96%) Unit Testing
14 89 (4.80%) Analytics
15 88 (4.74%) ITIL
16 86 (4.64%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 714 (38.49%) Java
2 684 (36.87%) C++
3 596 (32.13%) Perl
4 515 (27.76%) Ruby
5 501 (27.01%) JavaScript
6 427 (23.02%) SQL
7 402 (21.67%) C#
8 360 (19.41%) C
9 345 (18.60%) Bash Shell
10 280 (15.09%) PHP
11 123 (6.63%) PowerShell
12 111 (5.98%) R
13 66 (3.56%) Shell Script
14 53 (2.86%) MATLAB
15 49 (2.64%) Scala
16 31 (1.67%) VB
17 26 (1.40%) Lua
18 20 (1.08%) PL/SQL
19 18 (0.97%) Tcl
20 16 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 420 (22.64%) Degree
2 177 (9.54%) Security Cleared
3 64 (3.45%) DV Cleared
4 61 (3.29%) SC Cleared
5 46 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (2.26%) PhD
7 35 (1.89%) CCNP
8 33 (1.78%) RHCSA
9 32 (1.73%) RHCE
10 31 (1.67%) CCNA
11 26 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
12 25 (1.35%) CEH
13 24 (1.29%) CISSP
14 23 (1.24%) OSCP
15 22 (1.19%) ISEB
15 22 (1.19%) ISTQB
16 21 (1.13%) GIAC
17 19 (1.02%) CREST Certified
17 19 (1.02%) MCSE
18 15 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (11.32%) QA
2 20 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.86%) HIPAA
5 12 (0.65%) SLA
6 9 (0.49%) SDET
7 7 (0.38%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.32%) MISRA
9 5 (0.27%) GAMP
9 5 (0.27%) GMP
9 5 (0.27%) ISO13485
10 4 (0.22%) COBIT
10 4 (0.22%) COSO
11 1 (0.054%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.054%) MISRA C
11 1 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 166 (8.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 102 (5.50%) Docker
3 49 (2.64%) Hyper-V
4 48 (2.59%) vSphere
5 30 (1.62%) KVM
5 30 (1.62%) VirtualBox
6 28 (1.51%) Active Directory
7 23 (1.24%) VMware ESX
8 19 (1.02%) Firmware
9 17 (0.92%) Xen
10 16 (0.86%) HDFS
11 12 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 12 (0.65%) qmail
11 12 (0.65%) Squid
12 9 (0.49%) Postfix
12 9 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.38%) Apache Flume
13 7 (0.38%) NFS
14 6 (0.32%) GlusterFS
14 6 (0.32%) Snort
Systems Management
1 256 (13.80%) Puppet
2 230 (12.40%) Opscode Chef
3 102 (5.50%) Ansible
4 85 (4.58%) Nagios
5 60 (3.23%) Nessus
6 56 (3.02%) Nmap
7 34 (1.83%) logstash
8 24 (1.29%) Salt
9 23 (1.24%) OpenVAS
9 23 (1.24%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 22 (1.19%) SCCM
10 22 (1.19%) WSUS
11 19 (1.02%) Cacti
11 19 (1.02%) StatsD
11 19 (1.02%) ZABBIX
12 18 (0.97%) Ganglia
13 16 (0.86%) Kibana
14 15 (0.81%) Graphite
15 12 (0.65%) collectd
16 11 (0.59%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 244 (13.15%) VMware
2 165 (8.89%) Red Hat
3 156 (8.41%) Microsoft
4 121 (6.52%) Oracle
5 114 (6.15%) Cisco
6 94 (5.07%) Sophos
7 51 (2.75%) Qualys
8 49 (2.64%) Splunk
9 47 (2.53%) EMC
10 46 (2.48%) Juniper
11 42 (2.26%) F5
12 40 (2.16%) SAP
13 28 (1.51%) Coverity
14 26 (1.40%) HP
15 23 (1.24%) Atlassian
16 20 (1.08%) ArcSight
17 18 (0.97%) Zend
18 15 (0.81%) Citrix
18 15 (0.81%) ESRI
19 13 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
Reigate, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus & Flexi-working
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits are on offer
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits are on offer
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + 30 days holiday + excellent benefi
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits package on offer
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + stock + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Maximum £70,000 plus up to 20% bonus, shares a
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60,000 DoE
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, + Shares
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 2 days ago