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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 43 74 118
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +44
Permanent jobs citing Python 1065 809 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.78% 3.89% 2.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.69% 8.03% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 882 620 451
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
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
9964 10074 11077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 54.11% 48.38% 48.98%
Number of salaries quoted 8909 8649 9550
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 £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Berkshire +27 301 £50,000 +11.11% 31
Oxfordshire +15 264 £54,000 +25.58% 32
Surrey +34 194 £50,000 +8.10% 28
Hampshire -21 143 £46,250 +2.77% 19
East Sussex +15 65 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Buckinghamshire +27 48 £40,000 -3.61% 8
Kent +15 22 £21,500 -54.73%
West Sussex -8 6 £52,699 +35.99%
Middlesex +3 5 £20,000 -52.94% 5
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 1028 (51.68%) Linux
2 796 (40.02%) Java
3 725 (36.45%) C++
4 639 (32.13%) Perl
5 570 (28.66%) Agile Software Development
6 548 (27.55%) Ruby
7 516 (25.94%) Software Engineering
7 516 (25.94%) Windows
8 507 (25.49%) JavaScript
9 461 (23.18%) Bash Shell
10 448 (22.52%) SQL
11 424 (21.32%) Degree
12 396 (19.91%) C#
13 383 (19.26%) DevOps
14 376 (18.90%) C
15 357 (17.95%) HTML
16 333 (16.74%) Computer Science
17 322 (16.19%) Git (software)
18 314 (15.79%) PHP
19 301 (15.13%) Puppet
20 299 (15.03%) VMware
21 293 (14.73%) CSS
22 292 (14.68%) Amazon AWS
23 291 (14.63%) MySQL
24 278 (13.98%) Opscode Chef
25 275 (13.83%) Open Source
26 260 (13.07%) TDD
27 255 (12.82%) Jenkins
28 242 (12.17%) Unix
29 233 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure

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
1 130 (6.54%) Apache
2 104 (5.23%) Tomcat
3 96 (4.83%) Elasticsearch
4 91 (4.58%) nginx
5 86 (4.32%) OpenStack
6 66 (3.32%) Apache Spark
7 45 (2.26%) JBoss
8 44 (2.21%) WebLogic
9 28 (1.41%) SAS
10 26 (1.31%) Apache Pig
11 22 (1.11%) Drupal
12 21 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
13 18 (0.90%) IIS
14 16 (0.80%) CMS
14 16 (0.80%) SharePoint
15 14 (0.70%) Eucalyptus
16 13 (0.65%) Jetty
16 13 (0.65%) WebSphere
17 11 (0.55%) Liferay
18 9 (0.45%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 98 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.40%) MS Office
3 6 (0.30%) Mathematica
3 6 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.20%) SPSS
6 2 (0.10%) InDesign
6 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 28 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.45%) Sentinel
3 6 (0.30%) Magento
4 3 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.15%) Odoo
4 3 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.050%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 292 (14.68%) Amazon AWS
2 123 (6.18%) SaaS
3 111 (5.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 50 (2.51%) Amazon EC2
5 40 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
6 38 (1.91%) PaaS
7 34 (1.71%) Amazon S3
8 31 (1.56%) GitHub
9 28 (1.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 28 (1.41%) SoftLayer
10 24 (1.21%) IaaS
11 19 (0.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 14 (0.70%) OpenShift
12 14 (0.70%) Sumo Logic
13 10 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.30%) Google Apps
14 6 (0.30%) Heroku
15 4 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
15 4 (0.20%) CloudFront
15 4 (0.20%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 155 (7.79%) DNS
2 100 (5.03%) TCP/IP
3 93 (4.68%) Firewall
4 70 (3.52%) Internet
5 62 (3.12%) HTTP
6 51 (2.56%) VoIP
7 49 (2.46%) SSL
8 36 (1.81%) LDAP
8 36 (1.81%) SMTP
9 32 (1.61%) DHCP
10 30 (1.51%) VPN
11 27 (1.36%) BGP
11 27 (1.36%) Cisco Nexus
12 26 (1.31%) WAN
13 25 (1.26%) Wireless
14 23 (1.16%) IPsec
14 23 (1.16%) OSPF
15 22 (1.11%) Network Security
16 21 (1.06%) SNMP
17 20 (1.01%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (14.63%) MySQL
2 210 (10.56%) Big Data
3 141 (7.09%) Hadoop
4 133 (6.69%) MongoDB
5 130 (6.54%) NoSQL
6 129 (6.49%) SQL Server
7 103 (5.18%) PostgreSQL
8 85 (4.27%) Relational Database
9 55 (2.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 45 (2.26%) Data Mining
11 29 (1.46%) Apache Hive
11 29 (1.46%) RDBMS
12 28 (1.41%) Redis
13 23 (1.16%) GIS
14 18 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
15 17 (0.85%) Oracle Database
15 17 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 15 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
16 15 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 14 (0.70%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 322 (16.19%) Git (software)
2 255 (12.82%) Jenkins
3 146 (7.34%) Subversion
4 94 (4.73%) Maven
5 83 (4.17%) Vagrant
6 81 (4.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 79 (3.97%) JIRA
8 70 (3.52%) Selenium
9 55 (2.77%) Ant
10 46 (2.31%) Metasploit
10 46 (2.31%) TeamCity
11 42 (2.11%) Sonatype Nexus
12 30 (1.51%) InstallShield
13 26 (1.31%) WebDriver
14 21 (1.06%) CMake
14 21 (1.06%) SonarQube
15 20 (1.01%) Bitbucket
15 20 (1.01%) Hudson
16 17 (0.85%) Cucumber
17 16 (0.80%) Eclipse
General
1 208 (10.46%) Finance
2 180 (9.05%) Telecoms
3 71 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 65 (3.27%) Automotive
4 65 (3.27%) Marketing
5 45 (2.26%) Electronics
6 42 (2.11%) Banking
7 31 (1.56%) Retail
8 30 (1.51%) Aerospace
9 25 (1.26%) Law
10 17 (0.85%) Advertising
11 15 (0.75%) Back Office
12 13 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.55%) Games
13 11 (0.55%) Publishing
14 6 (0.30%) Military
15 4 (0.20%) Legal
15 4 (0.20%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.15%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.10%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 648 (32.58%) Developer
2 310 (15.59%) Software Engineer
3 232 (11.66%) Linux Engineer
4 224 (11.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 217 (10.91%) Python Developer
6 144 (7.24%) Analyst
7 131 (6.59%) Administrator
8 128 (6.44%) Software Developer
9 127 (6.39%) Graduate
10 124 (6.23%) Senior Developer
11 113 (5.68%) Systems Administrator
12 108 (5.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 108 (5.43%) Systems Engineer
13 104 (5.23%) Java Developer
14 101 (5.08%) Linux Administrator
15 99 (4.98%) Java Engineer
16 98 (4.93%) Cloud Engineer
17 97 (4.88%) C++ Developer
18 95 (4.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 93 (4.68%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 357 (17.95%) HTML
2 293 (14.73%) CSS
3 188 (9.45%) Web Services
4 174 (8.75%) .NET
5 161 (8.09%) AngularJS
6 160 (8.04%) LAMP
7 121 (6.08%) Node.js
8 115 (5.78%) jQuery
9 99 (4.98%) XML
10 89 (4.47%) JSON
11 85 (4.27%) Django
12 84 (4.22%) RESTful
13 68 (3.42%) HTML5
13 68 (3.42%) Ruby on Rails
14 59 (2.97%) Spring
15 53 (2.66%) ASP.NET
16 52 (2.61%) REST
17 47 (2.36%) RabbitMQ
18 45 (2.26%) CSS3
18 45 (2.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 333 (16.74%) Computer Science
2 182 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
3 157 (7.89%) Mathematics
4 106 (5.33%) Physics
5 91 (4.58%) Algorithms
6 81 (4.07%) Data Centre
7 80 (4.02%) User Experience
8 66 (3.32%) Embedded Systems
9 63 (3.17%) Statistics
10 48 (2.41%) Hedge funds
11 44 (2.21%) Visualisation
12 30 (1.51%) Artificial Intelligence
13 27 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
14 25 (1.26%) Data Integration
14 25 (1.26%) Management Information System
15 24 (1.21%) Mobile App
16 23 (1.16%) Blog
16 23 (1.16%) PKI
17 21 (1.06%) Cyber Attack
18 19 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1028 (51.68%) Linux
2 516 (25.94%) Windows
3 242 (12.17%) Unix
4 131 (6.59%) CentOS
5 103 (5.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 72 (3.62%) Windows Server
7 61 (3.07%) Ubuntu
8 39 (1.96%) Android
8 39 (1.96%) VxWorks
9 34 (1.71%) Solaris
10 30 (1.51%) Apple iOS
11 23 (1.16%) Debian
12 21 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (1.01%) Mac OS X
14 18 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (0.55%) FreeBSD
16 9 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
16 9 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
17 7 (0.35%) Mac OS
17 7 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 570 (28.66%) Agile Software Development
2 516 (25.94%) Software Engineering
3 383 (19.26%) DevOps
4 275 (13.83%) Open Source
5 260 (13.07%) TDD
6 213 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 144 (7.24%) Cybersecurity
8 139 (6.99%) Scrum
9 138 (6.94%) Configuration Management
10 134 (6.74%) High Availability
11 121 (6.08%) Continuous Improvement
12 109 (5.48%) Analytics
12 109 (5.48%) MVC
13 108 (5.43%) Machine Learning
14 103 (5.18%) Data Protection
15 98 (4.93%) Test Automation
16 97 (4.88%) OO
17 95 (4.78%) OOP
18 93 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
18 93 (4.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 796 (40.02%) Java
2 725 (36.45%) C++
3 639 (32.13%) Perl
4 548 (27.55%) Ruby
5 507 (25.49%) JavaScript
6 461 (23.18%) Bash Shell
7 448 (22.52%) SQL
8 396 (19.91%) C#
9 376 (18.90%) C
10 314 (15.79%) PHP
11 174 (8.75%) PowerShell
12 115 (5.78%) R
13 61 (3.07%) Shell Script
14 51 (2.56%) MATLAB
15 42 (2.11%) Scala
16 38 (1.91%) Groovy
16 38 (1.91%) VB
17 30 (1.51%) Tcl
18 29 (1.46%) Lua
19 21 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 424 (21.32%) Degree
2 186 (9.35%) Security Cleared
3 80 (4.02%) DV Cleared
4 53 (2.66%) SC Cleared
5 45 (2.26%) PhD
6 42 (2.11%) ISEB
7 40 (2.01%) ISTQB
8 39 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
9 36 (1.81%) CCNP
9 36 (1.81%) CEH
10 35 (1.76%) OSCP
11 29 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
12 28 (1.41%) GIAC
12 28 (1.41%) RHCE
13 27 (1.36%) RHCSA
14 25 (1.26%) CCNA
14 25 (1.26%) CISSP
15 22 (1.11%) GPEN
16 21 (1.06%) MCSE
17 20 (1.01%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (10.26%) QA
2 38 (1.91%) PCI DSS
3 26 (1.31%) HIPAA
4 18 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.45%) ISO13485
6 8 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.30%) SLA
8 4 (0.20%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.10%) COBIT
9 2 (0.10%) COSO
10 1 (0.050%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.050%) MISRA
System Software
1 233 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 122 (6.13%) Docker
3 84 (4.22%) Hyper-V
4 82 (4.12%) vSphere
5 66 (3.32%) Active Directory
6 44 (2.21%) Firmware
7 30 (1.51%) KVM
8 28 (1.41%) VirtualBox
9 23 (1.16%) vCloud
10 22 (1.11%) HDFS
11 17 (0.85%) VMware ESX
12 16 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
13 14 (0.70%) Apache Flume
13 14 (0.70%) GlusterFS
13 14 (0.70%) Varnish
13 14 (0.70%) Xen
14 13 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 12 (0.60%) qmail
15 12 (0.60%) Squid
16 8 (0.40%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 301 (15.13%) Puppet
2 278 (13.98%) Opscode Chef
3 145 (7.29%) Ansible
4 80 (4.02%) Nessus
5 78 (3.92%) Nagios
6 77 (3.87%) Nmap
7 37 (1.86%) logstash
8 30 (1.51%) OpenVAS
9 28 (1.41%) Cacti
10 27 (1.36%) Kibana
11 26 (1.31%) Ganglia
11 26 (1.31%) Salt
12 22 (1.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 21 (1.06%) ZABBIX
14 20 (1.01%) StatsD
15 19 (0.96%) SCCM
16 18 (0.90%) Graphite
17 17 (0.85%) WSUS
18 15 (0.75%) OpenView
18 15 (0.75%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 299 (15.03%) VMware
2 204 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 159 (7.99%) Red Hat
4 117 (5.88%) Oracle
5 112 (5.63%) Cisco
6 103 (5.18%) Sophos
7 52 (2.61%) Qualys
8 49 (2.46%) Coverity
9 47 (2.36%) Splunk
10 41 (2.06%) SAP
11 38 (1.91%) F5
12 35 (1.76%) Zend
13 31 (1.56%) HP
14 28 (1.41%) Juniper
15 19 (0.96%) EMC
15 19 (0.96%) Intel
16 16 (0.80%) Atlassian
16 16 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
17 15 (0.75%) Hortonworks
18 14 (0.70%) ArcSight
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + stock + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newbury, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bagshot, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £75000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + £5k On Call + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £54,000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits (free gym, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Bagshot, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 Per Annum Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, + Shares
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + comprehensive bens package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Excellent benefits (and training)
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Maximum £55,000 plus 10% bonus, shares and goo
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 23 hours ago