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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 79 100 118
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +18
Permanent jobs citing Python 722 633 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.47% 2.69% 2.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.07% 5.40% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 575 521 493
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
10209 11717 11051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 49.00% 49.87% 49.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8759 10206 9739
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Hampshire +39 173 £45,000 +5.88% 19
Berkshire +13 151 £47,500 +5.55% 35
Surrey +29 128 £52,500 +16.66% 13
Oxfordshire +5 125 £45,000 +1.12% 22
East Sussex +6 76 £40,000 +25.00% 8
Buckinghamshire +9 38 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Kent +20 19 £41,000 -23.72% 3
West Sussex +5 11 £37,500 - 3
Middlesex +16 6 £53,750 +7.50% 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 786 (57.46%) Linux
2 539 (39.40%) Perl
3 503 (36.77%) Ruby
4 496 (36.26%) JavaScript
5 460 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
6 457 (33.41%) Java
7 431 (31.51%) PHP
8 389 (28.44%) SQL
9 365 (26.68%) C++
10 364 (26.61%) HTML
11 346 (25.29%) CSS
12 339 (24.78%) UNIX
13 337 (24.63%) Software Engineering
14 332 (24.27%) Windows
15 327 (23.90%) MySQL
16 278 (20.32%) Open Source
17 264 (19.30%) Degree
18 261 (19.08%) Puppet
19 233 (17.03%) Computer Science
20 229 (16.74%) C#
21 228 (16.67%) C
22 220 (16.08%) OO
23 217 (15.86%) Bash Shell
24 215 (15.72%) Continuous Integration
25 204 (14.91%) jQuery
26 193 (14.11%) TDD
27 174 (12.72%) Opscode Chef
27 174 (12.72%) DevOps
28 170 (12.43%) Jenkins
29 169 (12.35%) MVC

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 166 (12.13%) Apache
2 117 (8.55%) Node.js
3 60 (4.39%) Tomcat
3 60 (4.39%) nginx
4 46 (3.36%) IIS
5 38 (2.78%) JBoss
5 38 (2.78%) WebLogic
6 26 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
7 22 (1.61%) SAS
8 20 (1.46%) Drupal
9 18 (1.32%) OpenStack
9 18 (1.32%) CMS
9 18 (1.32%) SharePoint
10 17 (1.24%) WordPress
11 16 (1.17%) WebSphere
12 12 (0.88%) Apache Solr
13 8 (0.58%) ColdFusion
14 7 (0.51%) Mule
14 7 (0.51%) Apache Spark
15 6 (0.44%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 58 (4.24%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.02%) SPSS
3 8 (0.58%) Final Cut Pro
3 8 (0.58%) Quicktime
4 6 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.37%) MS Office
5 5 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.37%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.37%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.29%) Mathematica
7 3 (0.22%) Abaqus
7 3 (0.22%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 11 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.15%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.073%) Tridion
5 1 (0.073%) Agresso
5 1 (0.073%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 118 (8.63%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (3.07%) Amazon EC2
3 32 (2.34%) SaaS
4 27 (1.97%) Amazon S3
5 21 (1.54%) GitHub
6 15 (1.10%) AWS OpsWorks
7 11 (0.80%) Amazon EMR
8 10 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (0.58%) Amazon Glacier
11 6 (0.44%) PaaS
12 5 (0.37%) Route 53
12 5 (0.37%) Office 365
12 5 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.22%) IaaS
14 2 (0.15%) Responsys
14 2 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 99 (7.24%) DNS
2 89 (6.51%) TCP/IP
3 78 (5.70%) Internet
4 58 (4.24%) HTTP
4 58 (4.24%) Firewall
5 38 (2.78%) SMTP
6 31 (2.27%) LDAP
6 31 (2.27%) BGP
6 31 (2.27%) Network Security
7 28 (2.05%) VPN
7 28 (2.05%) VoIP
8 23 (1.68%) SAN
9 21 (1.54%) OSPF
10 20 (1.46%) DHCP
11 18 (1.32%) WAN
11 18 (1.32%) LAN
12 17 (1.24%) SSL
13 16 (1.17%) SSH
14 15 (1.10%) IPsec
14 15 (1.10%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (23.90%) MySQL
2 150 (10.96%) NoSQL
3 146 (10.67%) MongoDB
4 130 (9.50%) SQL Server
5 114 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
6 82 (5.99%) Relational Database
7 81 (5.92%) Big Data
8 26 (1.90%) CouchDB
9 20 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
10 18 (1.32%) Hadoop
11 17 (1.24%) Oracle Database
12 16 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
14 13 (0.95%) Data Mining
15 11 (0.80%) Redis
16 10 (0.73%) Amazon Redshift
16 10 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
17 9 (0.66%) RDBMS
18 8 (0.58%) QlikView
18 8 (0.58%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 170 (12.43%) Jenkins
2 167 (12.21%) Git (software)
3 124 (9.06%) Subversion
4 104 (7.60%) Selenium
5 55 (4.02%) JIRA
6 45 (3.29%) JMeter
6 45 (3.29%) PHPUnit
7 44 (3.22%) WebDriver
8 39 (2.85%) Maven
9 33 (2.41%) NUnit
9 33 (2.41%) Cucumber
10 27 (1.97%) Visual Studio
10 27 (1.97%) Ant
11 26 (1.90%) JUnit
12 22 (1.61%) Hudson
13 18 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (1.17%) Behat
15 15 (1.10%) InstallShield
16 13 (0.95%) QuickTest Pro
17 12 (0.88%) RSpec
General
1 96 (7.02%) Finance
2 66 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 52 (3.80%) Electronics
4 29 (2.12%) Manufacturing
5 28 (2.05%) Marketing
5 28 (2.05%) Games
6 27 (1.97%) Banking
7 15 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (0.80%) Retail
9 9 (0.66%) Legal
10 8 (0.58%) Publishing
11 6 (0.44%) Advertising
11 6 (0.44%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.37%) Local Government
13 4 (0.29%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.29%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.29%) Back Office
13 4 (0.29%) Automotive
14 3 (0.22%) Law
15 2 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 517 (37.79%) Developer
2 242 (17.69%) Software Engineer
3 138 (10.09%) Administrator
4 136 (9.94%) Systems Administrator
5 116 (8.48%) Linux Administrator
6 105 (7.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 98 (7.16%) Analyst
8 95 (6.94%) Senior Developer
9 92 (6.73%) Software Developer
10 90 (6.58%) Web Developer
11 63 (4.61%) Linux Engineer
12 61 (4.46%) Systems Engineer
12 61 (4.46%) DevOps Engineer
13 58 (4.24%) Support Engineer
14 57 (4.17%) Python Developer
15 51 (3.73%) Java Developer
16 46 (3.36%) PHP Developer
17 43 (3.14%) Senior Software Engineer
18 42 (3.07%) Graduate
19 41 (3.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 364 (26.61%) HTML
2 346 (25.29%) CSS
3 204 (14.91%) jQuery
4 159 (11.62%) .NET
5 150 (10.96%) Web Services
6 134 (9.80%) XML
7 133 (9.72%) AngularJS
8 116 (8.48%) HTML5
9 82 (5.99%) CSS3
10 79 (5.77%) LAMP
11 72 (5.26%) REST
12 59 (4.31%) ASP.NET
13 56 (4.09%) Ajax
14 52 (3.80%) Django
15 40 (2.92%) Backbone.js
16 36 (2.63%) JSON
17 34 (2.49%) Spring
18 32 (2.34%) RESTful
18 32 (2.34%) SOAP
19 27 (1.97%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 233 (17.03%) Computer Science
2 86 (6.29%) Algorithms
3 84 (6.14%) Mathematics
4 80 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
5 57 (4.17%) Data Centre
6 52 (3.80%) Mobile App
7 45 (3.29%) User Experience
8 30 (2.19%) Embedded Systems
9 27 (1.97%) Derivative
10 24 (1.75%) Management Information System
11 21 (1.54%) Physics
11 21 (1.54%) Statistics
12 20 (1.46%) Web 2.0
13 19 (1.39%) Data Structures
14 16 (1.17%) iPhone
14 16 (1.17%) Clustering
15 14 (1.02%) Visualisation
16 12 (0.88%) DTV
16 12 (0.88%) HACMP
17 11 (0.80%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 786 (57.46%) Linux
2 339 (24.78%) UNIX
3 332 (24.27%) Windows
4 111 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 109 (7.97%) Ubuntu
6 93 (6.80%) CentOS
7 58 (4.24%) Solaris
8 49 (3.58%) Debian
9 39 (2.85%) Android
10 34 (2.49%) Windows 7
11 33 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 25 (1.83%) Mac OS X
14 23 (1.68%) Oracle Linux
15 21 (1.54%) SUSE
15 21 (1.54%) Apple iOS
16 18 (1.32%) AIX
17 14 (1.02%) Fedora
18 11 (0.80%) Windows Phone
19 10 (0.73%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
2 337 (24.63%) Software Engineering
3 278 (20.32%) Open Source
4 220 (16.08%) OO
5 215 (15.72%) Continuous Integration
6 193 (14.11%) TDD
7 174 (12.72%) DevOps
8 169 (12.35%) MVC
9 146 (10.67%) Web Development
10 138 (10.09%) BDD
11 122 (8.92%) Configuration Management
12 118 (8.63%) Test Automation
13 93 (6.80%) Scrum
14 78 (5.70%) Software Testing
15 71 (5.19%) Unit Testing
16 65 (4.75%) SDLC
17 64 (4.68%) Project Management
18 62 (4.53%) OOP
19 60 (4.39%) Analytics
20 59 (4.31%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 539 (39.40%) Perl
2 503 (36.77%) Ruby
3 496 (36.26%) JavaScript
4 457 (33.41%) Java
5 431 (31.51%) PHP
6 389 (28.44%) SQL
7 365 (26.68%) C++
8 229 (16.74%) C#
9 228 (16.67%) C
10 217 (15.86%) Bash Shell
11 96 (7.02%) Shell Script
12 65 (4.75%) MATLAB
13 40 (2.92%) PowerShell
14 38 (2.78%) R
15 27 (1.97%) Embedded C++
16 25 (1.83%) T-SQL
17 24 (1.75%) Embedded C
18 22 (1.61%) PL/SQL
19 21 (1.54%) Go
20 19 (1.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 264 (19.30%) Degree
2 77 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 53 (3.87%) PhD
4 40 (2.92%) SC Cleared
5 35 (2.56%) DV Cleared
6 34 (2.49%) ISEB
7 32 (2.34%) ISTQB
8 25 (1.83%) RHCSA
9 23 (1.68%) RHCE
10 20 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (0.80%) CCIE
12 10 (0.73%) CISSP
13 8 (0.58%) CCNP
13 8 (0.58%) MOS
14 5 (0.37%) CISM
14 5 (0.37%) CCNA
15 4 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (0.29%) Chartered Engineer
15 4 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (0.22%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (6.21%) QA
2 17 (1.24%) PCI DSS
3 13 (0.95%) HIPAA
4 10 (0.73%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.73%) SLA
5 5 (0.37%) WCAG
5 5 (0.37%) WAI
6 3 (0.22%) FISMA
7 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.073%) JTAG
System Software
1 121 (8.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (3.22%) KVM
3 27 (1.97%) Xen
4 24 (1.75%) Active Directory
5 20 (1.46%) vSphere
6 17 (1.24%) iptables
7 13 (0.95%) NFS
8 12 (0.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 12 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 10 (0.73%) Firmware
10 9 (0.66%) VMware ESX
11 7 (0.51%) vCloud
11 7 (0.51%) Docker
12 5 (0.37%) Squid
12 5 (0.37%) qmail
13 4 (0.29%) Ceph
13 4 (0.29%) Kamailio
13 4 (0.29%) Varnish
13 4 (0.29%) Snort
14 3 (0.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 261 (19.08%) Puppet
2 174 (12.72%) Opscode Chef
3 72 (5.26%) Nagios
4 33 (2.41%) Ansible
5 30 (2.19%) ZABBIX
6 18 (1.32%) Cacti
7 16 (1.17%) Zenoss
8 14 (1.02%) Vagrant
9 11 (0.80%) Salt
9 11 (0.80%) logstash
9 11 (0.80%) Graphite
10 10 (0.73%) cPanel
10 10 (0.73%) Plesk
10 10 (0.73%) NetBackup
11 9 (0.66%) Tivoli
11 9 (0.66%) OpenView
11 9 (0.66%) Webmin
12 8 (0.58%) collectd
12 8 (0.58%) StatsD
13 7 (0.51%) Control-M
Vendors
1 168 (12.28%) VMware
2 155 (11.33%) Red Hat
3 100 (7.31%) Oracle
4 98 (7.16%) Microsoft
5 47 (3.44%) Cisco
6 41 (3.00%) HP
7 34 (2.49%) Juniper
8 30 (2.19%) Zend
9 27 (1.97%) Splunk
10 25 (1.83%) Google
11 22 (1.61%) IBM
12 15 (1.10%) Sun
12 15 (1.10%) SAP
13 12 (0.88%) Veritas
14 11 (0.80%) Tableau
15 10 (0.73%) Rackspace
16 9 (0.66%) Dell
17 8 (0.58%) Fidessa
17 8 (0.58%) Symantec
18 7 (0.51%) Patsystems
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 41 minutes ago
Fordingbridge, Hampshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Explore Group
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hampshire
ISL (Incite Solutions Ltd)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment
Salary: £40k - £50k Per Annum Up to £50k DOE
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Flexible Hours, Private Healthcare Scheme, Opp
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 20 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum £45-58k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £46000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Home Working
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday