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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 90 115 126
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +11
Permanent jobs citing Python 646 490 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.11% 2.37% 2.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.42% 4.79% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 531 391 444
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +22.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
10055 10229 11032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.48% 49.42% 51.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8739 8611 9831
Average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
Surrey +45 164 £47,500 -5.00% 20
Berkshire -19 139 £50,000 +5.26% 36
Oxfordshire +9 115 £46,000 -12.38% 21
Hampshire -3 104 £37,500 -6.25% 26
East Sussex -3 31 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Kent +32 29 £45,000 -28.00% 4
West Sussex +23 29 £38,750 +38.39% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 20 £35,000 -9.67% 3
Middlesex +12 5 £51,500 -14.16%
Isle of Wight - 2 £27,500 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 641 (52.16%) Linux
2 523 (42.55%) Perl
3 431 (35.07%) JavaScript
4 416 (33.85%) Java
5 409 (33.28%) Ruby
6 394 (32.06%) PHP
7 383 (31.16%) SQL
8 352 (28.64%) Agile Software Development
9 339 (27.58%) C++
10 323 (26.28%) Windows
11 301 (24.49%) Software Engineering
12 298 (24.25%) HTML
13 290 (23.60%) UNIX
14 278 (22.62%) CSS
15 261 (21.24%) Degree
16 238 (19.37%) C
17 228 (18.55%) Computer Science
18 227 (18.47%) Open Source
19 225 (18.31%) MySQL
20 209 (17.01%) OO
21 205 (16.68%) C#
22 199 (16.19%) Bash Shell
23 181 (14.73%) Puppet
24 173 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
25 166 (13.51%) jQuery
26 164 (13.34%) Red Hat
27 159 (12.94%) .NET
28 147 (11.96%) Web Services
28 147 (11.96%) TDD
28 147 (11.96%) VMware

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 117 (9.52%) Apache
2 95 (7.73%) Node.js
3 57 (4.64%) nginx
3 57 (4.64%) IIS
4 34 (2.77%) WebLogic
5 32 (2.60%) SharePoint
6 31 (2.52%) Tomcat
7 30 (2.44%) WordPress
8 27 (2.20%) JBoss
9 19 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
10 17 (1.38%) SAS
11 16 (1.30%) Drupal
12 14 (1.14%) CMS
13 13 (1.06%) OpenStack
14 11 (0.90%) ColdFusion
15 9 (0.73%) WebLogic Portal
15 9 (0.73%) Oracle Service Bus
16 8 (0.65%) Apache Solr
16 8 (0.65%) Confluence
16 8 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 53 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.65%) SPSS
3 8 (0.65%) MS Office
4 5 (0.41%) Mathematica
5 4 (0.33%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.24%) Abaqus
7 1 (0.081%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (1.55%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.41%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.24%) Agresso
4 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.16%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.081%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 65 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (2.28%) Amazon EC2
3 26 (2.12%) SaaS
4 24 (1.95%) Amazon S3
4 24 (1.95%) Office 365
5 19 (1.55%) GitHub
6 12 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
8 7 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.57%) Google App Engine
8 7 (0.57%) PaaS
8 7 (0.57%) Heroku
9 4 (0.33%) IaaS
10 2 (0.16%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.081%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.081%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 90 (7.32%) TCP/IP
2 87 (7.08%) DNS
3 77 (6.27%) Internet
4 62 (5.04%) HTTP
5 38 (3.09%) Firewall
6 36 (2.93%) VoIP
7 27 (2.20%) Network Security
8 25 (2.03%) DHCP
9 23 (1.87%) LDAP
10 21 (1.71%) VPN
11 20 (1.63%) IPv4
12 19 (1.55%) LAN
13 18 (1.46%) IPv6
13 18 (1.46%) SSL
14 16 (1.30%) IPsec
14 16 (1.30%) SAN
15 15 (1.22%) WAN
16 14 (1.14%) BGP
17 10 (0.81%) MPLS
17 10 (0.81%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (18.31%) MySQL
2 135 (10.98%) SQL Server
3 115 (9.36%) NoSQL
4 102 (8.30%) MongoDB
5 60 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
6 59 (4.80%) Big Data
7 54 (4.39%) Relational Database
8 28 (2.28%) Hadoop
9 27 (2.20%) MS Access
9 27 (2.20%) Oracle Database
10 16 (1.30%) Redis
11 14 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (1.06%) DB2
12 13 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (0.98%) CouchDB
13 12 (0.98%) QlikView
13 12 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
15 9 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 118 (9.60%) Git (software)
2 105 (8.54%) Subversion
3 93 (7.57%) Jenkins
4 80 (6.51%) Selenium
5 44 (3.58%) WebDriver
6 43 (3.50%) JMeter
7 42 (3.42%) JIRA
7 42 (3.42%) PHPUnit
8 39 (3.17%) Hudson
9 28 (2.28%) Cucumber
10 27 (2.20%) NUnit
11 24 (1.95%) Ant
11 24 (1.95%) Visual Studio
12 21 (1.71%) GDB
13 17 (1.38%) GCC
13 17 (1.38%) InstallShield
14 16 (1.30%) Mercurial
15 15 (1.22%) JUnit
15 15 (1.22%) QuickTest Pro
15 15 (1.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 83 (6.75%) Finance
2 49 (3.99%) Telecoms
3 24 (1.95%) Games
4 22 (1.79%) Electronics
5 17 (1.38%) Marketing
6 15 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
7 14 (1.14%) Banking
7 14 (1.14%) Advertising
8 12 (0.98%) Legal
8 12 (0.98%) Automotive
9 10 (0.81%) Publishing
10 8 (0.65%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.49%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.41%) Local Government
12 5 (0.41%) Retail
13 4 (0.33%) Military
14 3 (0.24%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.16%) Back Office
16 1 (0.081%) Law
Job Titles
1 433 (35.23%) Developer
2 208 (16.92%) Software Engineer
3 123 (10.01%) Administrator
4 121 (9.85%) Linux Administrator
5 113 (9.19%) Systems Administrator
6 110 (8.95%) Analyst
7 99 (8.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 93 (7.57%) Senior Developer
9 68 (5.53%) Software Developer
10 65 (5.29%) Systems Engineer
11 59 (4.80%) Web Developer
12 58 (4.72%) Support Engineer
13 56 (4.56%) Python Developer
14 54 (4.39%) Linux Engineer
14 54 (4.39%) Junior
15 49 (3.99%) Senior Software Engineer
16 47 (3.82%) Test Engineer
17 46 (3.74%) PHP Developer
18 45 (3.66%) Graduate
19 35 (2.85%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (24.25%) HTML
2 278 (22.62%) CSS
3 166 (13.51%) jQuery
4 159 (12.94%) .NET
5 147 (11.96%) Web Services
6 108 (8.79%) XML
7 100 (8.14%) HTML5
8 97 (7.89%) AngularJS
9 92 (7.49%) LAMP
10 63 (5.13%) CSS3
11 62 (5.04%) Django
12 55 (4.48%) ASP.NET
13 52 (4.23%) REST
14 47 (3.82%) Ajax
15 32 (2.60%) Backbone.js
16 30 (2.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 28 (2.28%) STL
17 28 (2.28%) XHTML
18 27 (2.20%) RESTful
19 23 (1.87%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 228 (18.55%) Computer Science
2 227 (18.47%) Open Source
3 83 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
4 80 (6.51%) Algorithms
5 77 (6.27%) Mathematics
6 56 (4.56%) User Experience
7 40 (3.25%) Mobile App
8 23 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (1.71%) Embedded Systems
10 20 (1.63%) Data Structures
10 20 (1.63%) Derivative
11 19 (1.55%) Statistics
12 18 (1.46%) Replication
13 17 (1.38%) iPhone
13 17 (1.38%) Web 2.0
13 17 (1.38%) Physics
14 16 (1.30%) Kindle
15 13 (1.06%) Blackberry
16 12 (0.98%) Clustering
16 12 (0.98%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 641 (52.16%) Linux
2 323 (26.28%) Windows
3 290 (23.60%) UNIX
4 114 (9.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 87 (7.08%) CentOS
6 74 (6.02%) Ubuntu
7 57 (4.64%) Solaris
8 47 (3.82%) Android
9 41 (3.34%) Debian
10 30 (2.44%) Mac OS X
11 28 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (2.03%) Windows 7
13 24 (1.95%) Apple iOS
14 20 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (1.55%) SUSE
16 17 (1.38%) AIX
17 16 (1.30%) Fedora
18 15 (1.22%) FreeBSD
19 14 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
20 13 (1.06%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (28.64%) Agile Software Development
2 301 (24.49%) Software Engineering
3 209 (17.01%) OO
4 173 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
5 147 (11.96%) TDD
6 131 (10.66%) DevOps
7 126 (10.25%) MVC
8 111 (9.03%) Test Automation
9 99 (8.06%) Web Development
10 96 (7.81%) BDD
11 93 (7.57%) Software Testing
12 90 (7.32%) Analytics
13 84 (6.83%) Configuration Management
14 78 (6.35%) Scrum
15 61 (4.96%) Cyber Security
16 59 (4.80%) OOD
17 56 (4.56%) Data Analysis
17 56 (4.56%) Mentoring
18 53 (4.31%) OOP
19 51 (4.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 523 (42.55%) Perl
2 431 (35.07%) JavaScript
3 416 (33.85%) Java
4 409 (33.28%) Ruby
5 394 (32.06%) PHP
6 383 (31.16%) SQL
7 339 (27.58%) C++
8 238 (19.37%) C
9 205 (16.68%) C#
10 199 (16.19%) Bash Shell
11 94 (7.65%) Shell Script
12 52 (4.23%) MATLAB
13 45 (3.66%) PowerShell
14 36 (2.93%) VB
15 33 (2.69%) T-SQL
16 31 (2.52%) R
17 23 (1.87%) PL/SQL
18 21 (1.71%) Jython
19 20 (1.63%) Embedded C
20 18 (1.46%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 261 (21.24%) Degree
2 80 (6.51%) Security Cleared
3 58 (4.72%) PhD
4 57 (4.64%) SC Cleared
5 31 (2.52%) ISEB
6 26 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (2.03%) ISTQB
8 23 (1.87%) DV Cleared
9 21 (1.71%) RHCSA
10 18 (1.46%) RHCE
11 16 (1.30%) CCNA
12 13 (1.06%) VCP4
13 10 (0.81%) CCIE
14 5 (0.41%) CCNP
14 5 (0.41%) CISSP
15 4 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.33%) CSQA
16 3 (0.24%) CISA
16 3 (0.24%) JNCIA
16 3 (0.24%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (6.92%) QA
2 30 (2.44%) ISO 9001
3 20 (1.63%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.57%) SLA
6 4 (0.33%) WCAG
6 4 (0.33%) WAI
6 4 (0.33%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.24%) DO-178B
8 2 (0.16%) JTAG
9 1 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 96 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (3.17%) Active Directory
3 34 (2.77%) KVM
4 23 (1.87%) vSphere
5 19 (1.55%) Xen
6 12 (0.98%) Snort
6 12 (0.98%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.90%) NFS
8 9 (0.73%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 9 (0.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (0.41%) Firmware
10 4 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.33%) Kamailio
11 3 (0.24%) Squid
11 3 (0.24%) LXC
11 3 (0.24%) vCloud
11 3 (0.24%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.16%) Docker
12 2 (0.16%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 181 (14.73%) Puppet
2 125 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (3.25%) Nagios
4 16 (1.30%) Vagrant
5 12 (0.98%) ZABBIX
6 10 (0.81%) Plesk
6 10 (0.81%) cPanel
6 10 (0.81%) Webmin
7 8 (0.65%) NetBackup
7 8 (0.65%) Salt
8 7 (0.57%) Opsview
8 7 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (0.49%) logstash
9 6 (0.49%) Zenoss
9 6 (0.49%) Graphite
10 5 (0.41%) Cacti
10 5 (0.41%) OpenView
10 5 (0.41%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.41%) Control-M
10 5 (0.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 164 (13.34%) Red Hat
2 147 (11.96%) VMware
3 113 (9.19%) Oracle
4 96 (7.81%) Microsoft
5 38 (3.09%) Cisco
5 38 (3.09%) Zend
6 32 (2.60%) HP
7 26 (2.12%) Juniper
7 26 (2.12%) Google
8 17 (1.38%) Splunk
8 17 (1.38%) IBM
9 15 (1.22%) Tableau
10 10 (0.81%) Veritas
10 10 (0.81%) Atlassian
11 8 (0.65%) Citrix
11 8 (0.65%) Percona
12 7 (0.57%) ServiceNow
12 7 (0.57%) SaltStack
12 7 (0.57%) Dell
12 7 (0.57%) Sun
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 44 minutes ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 + Equity (Negotiable)
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kent
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos Plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: NEG + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified , includes benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago