The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 112 103 152
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +49
Permanent jobs citing Python 539 572 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.38% 2.60% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.88% 5.30% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 448 486 333
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,721
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Programming Languages Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
11048 10793 11590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.80% 49.03% 50.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9497 9450 10371
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Python
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 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
Surrey +36 147 £42,500 +17.24% 8
Hampshire -21 109 £40,000 +5.26% 21
Berkshire -12 108 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Oxfordshire +11 84 £45,000 +12.50% 12
East Sussex -16 52 £40,000 +25.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -18 23 £41,500 +18.57% 4
Kent -33 7 £50,000 +42.85%
Middlesex 0 3 £50,000 -28.57%
West Sussex -38 3 £50,000 +14.94%
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 668 (57.19%) Linux
2 517 (44.26%) Java
3 408 (34.93%) Perl
4 385 (32.96%) Ruby
5 317 (27.14%) Degree
6 314 (26.88%) PHP
7 313 (26.80%) C++
8 289 (24.74%) JavaScript
9 273 (23.37%) SQL
10 260 (22.26%) MySQL
11 258 (22.09%) Windows
12 246 (21.06%) C
13 245 (20.98%) Computer Science
14 233 (19.95%) Bash Shell
15 225 (19.26%) CSS
16 216 (18.49%) UNIX
17 214 (18.32%) Software Engineering
18 210 (17.98%) HTML
19 198 (16.95%) C#
20 176 (15.07%) Open Source
20 176 (15.07%) Puppet
21 167 (14.30%) Agile Software Development
22 166 (14.21%) OO
23 150 (12.84%) .NET
24 146 (12.50%) Apache
25 145 (12.41%) Git (software)
26 128 (10.96%) TDD
27 122 (10.45%) jQuery
28 121 (10.36%) QA
28 121 (10.36%) DevOps

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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
1 146 (12.50%) Apache
2 92 (7.88%) Node.js
3 61 (5.22%) Tomcat
4 57 (4.88%) nginx
5 47 (4.02%) IIS
6 45 (3.85%) Drupal
7 26 (2.23%) WordPress
8 22 (1.88%) CMS
9 20 (1.71%) SharePoint
10 17 (1.46%) OpenStack
11 13 (1.11%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
13 9 (0.77%) SAS
13 9 (0.77%) Resin
14 8 (0.68%) Eucalyptus
14 8 (0.68%) ColdFusion
15 7 (0.60%) Apache Pig
15 7 (0.60%) Confluence
16 6 (0.51%) MS Exchange
17 5 (0.43%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 56 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.20%) Photoshop
3 12 (1.03%) MS Office
4 7 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.60%) AutoCAD
5 5 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.26%) SPSS
7 1 (0.086%) Maya
Business Applications
1 20 (1.71%) Google Analytics
2 15 (1.28%) WebTrends
3 7 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.17%) Magento
5 1 (0.086%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.086%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.086%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 75 (6.42%) SaaS
2 58 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (2.57%) PaaS
4 20 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (1.71%) IaaS
5 11 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (0.86%) Office 365
7 8 (0.68%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.51%) Google Apps
9 5 (0.43%) ElastiCache
9 5 (0.43%) Rackspace Cloud
10 4 (0.34%) Heroku
11 2 (0.17%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.17%) Route 53
11 2 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 74 (6.34%) TCP/IP
2 59 (5.05%) HTTP
3 55 (4.71%) DNS
4 50 (4.28%) Firewall
5 44 (3.77%) Internet
6 26 (2.23%) Ethernet
7 21 (1.80%) SNMP
8 18 (1.54%) LDAP
8 18 (1.54%) IPv4
8 18 (1.54%) IPv6
9 15 (1.28%) WAN
9 15 (1.28%) VPN
10 13 (1.11%) DHCP
10 13 (1.11%) Network Security
10 13 (1.11%) tcpdump
11 12 (1.03%) InfiniBand
12 11 (0.94%) VoIP
12 11 (0.94%) LAN
13 10 (0.86%) BGP
13 10 (0.86%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (22.26%) MySQL
2 97 (8.30%) Relational Database
3 73 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 65 (5.57%) Big Data
5 57 (4.88%) SQL Server
6 56 (4.79%) Hadoop
7 53 (4.54%) NoSQL
8 50 (4.28%) Oracle Database
9 40 (3.42%) MongoDB
10 37 (3.17%) RDBMS
11 28 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
12 24 (2.05%) Apache Hive
13 23 (1.97%) Redis
14 22 (1.88%) HBase
14 22 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
15 17 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (0.60%) Couchbase
16 7 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
17 6 (0.51%) MS Access
18 5 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 145 (12.41%) Git (software)
2 69 (5.91%) Subversion
3 65 (5.57%) Jenkins
4 46 (3.94%) Selenium
5 33 (2.83%) Eclipse
6 30 (2.57%) Ant
6 30 (2.57%) QuickTest Pro
7 27 (2.31%) Maven
8 25 (2.14%) JMeter
8 25 (2.14%) LoadRunner
8 25 (2.14%) JIRA
9 21 (1.80%) WebDriver
10 20 (1.71%) GDB
10 20 (1.71%) InstallShield
11 17 (1.46%) GCC
12 16 (1.37%) JUnit
13 15 (1.28%) Metasploit
14 13 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (1.03%) PyUnit
16 10 (0.86%) InstallAnywhere
General
1 82 (7.02%) Finance
2 76 (6.51%) Telecoms
3 59 (5.05%) Marketing
4 47 (4.02%) Electronics
5 34 (2.91%) Retail
6 33 (2.83%) Manufacturing
7 25 (2.14%) Banking
7 25 (2.14%) Games
8 11 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (0.86%) Back Office
9 10 (0.86%) Aerospace
9 10 (0.86%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.60%) Military
10 7 (0.60%) Publishing
11 6 (0.51%) Advertising
12 5 (0.43%) Billing
13 2 (0.17%) French Language
13 2 (0.17%) German Language
13 2 (0.17%) Automotive
14 1 (0.086%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 445 (38.10%) Developer
2 140 (11.99%) Administrator
3 134 (11.47%) Systems Administrator
4 118 (10.10%) Software Engineer
5 113 (9.67%) Linux Administrator
6 100 (8.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 97 (8.30%) Analyst
8 88 (7.53%) Web Developer
9 82 (7.02%) Software Developer
10 65 (5.57%) Senior Developer
11 59 (5.05%) Linux Engineer
12 57 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
13 54 (4.62%) Junior
14 51 (4.37%) Tester
14 51 (4.37%) Graduate
15 48 (4.11%) Java Developer
16 43 (3.68%) C++ Developer
16 43 (3.68%) Test Engineer
17 42 (3.60%) DevOps Engineer
18 34 (2.91%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (19.26%) CSS
2 210 (17.98%) HTML
3 150 (12.84%) .NET
4 122 (10.45%) jQuery
5 110 (9.42%) Web Services
6 81 (6.93%) HTML5
7 69 (5.91%) XML
8 56 (4.79%) Ruby on Rails
9 53 (4.54%) CSS3
10 48 (4.11%) LAMP
11 47 (4.02%) Django
12 40 (3.42%) AngularJS
13 39 (3.34%) Backbone.js
13 39 (3.34%) Ajax
14 29 (2.48%) RESTful
15 28 (2.40%) REST
15 28 (2.40%) STL
15 28 (2.40%) Spring
16 27 (2.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 25 (2.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 245 (20.98%) Computer Science
2 176 (15.07%) Open Source
3 87 (7.45%) Mathematics
4 47 (4.02%) Physics
5 30 (2.57%) Social Media
6 29 (2.48%) Embedded Systems
6 29 (2.48%) Statistics
7 23 (1.97%) Mobile App
8 21 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.71%) Visualisation
10 16 (1.37%) Client/Server
11 15 (1.28%) Management Information System
12 12 (1.03%) Clustering
13 10 (0.86%) Digital Media
13 10 (0.86%) GIS
14 9 (0.77%) Mobile Computing
15 8 (0.68%) Kindle
16 7 (0.60%) E-Learning
16 7 (0.60%) Device Driver
16 7 (0.60%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 668 (57.19%) Linux
2 258 (22.09%) Windows
3 216 (18.49%) UNIX
4 88 (7.53%) Debian
5 83 (7.11%) Ubuntu
6 75 (6.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 55 (4.71%) CentOS
8 51 (4.37%) Android
9 29 (2.48%) Mac OS X
9 29 (2.48%) Apple iOS
10 22 (1.88%) Solaris
11 16 (1.37%) OpenBSD
12 15 (1.28%) AIX
12 15 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (1.11%) FreeBSD
14 12 (1.03%) Windows 7
14 12 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (1.03%) SUSE
15 9 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
15 9 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (18.32%) Software Engineering
2 167 (14.30%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (14.21%) OO
4 128 (10.96%) TDD
5 121 (10.36%) DevOps
6 96 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
7 93 (7.96%) Configuration Management
8 84 (7.19%) Analytics
9 79 (6.76%) Web Development
10 66 (5.65%) MVC
11 61 (5.22%) Scrum
12 47 (4.02%) Performance Tuning
13 46 (3.94%) Software Testing
14 43 (3.68%) Test Automation
15 42 (3.60%) Project Management
16 38 (3.25%) OOP
17 37 (3.17%) Load Balancing
18 36 (3.08%) Responsive Web Design
19 35 (3.00%) SEO
20 30 (2.57%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 517 (44.26%) Java
2 408 (34.93%) Perl
3 385 (32.96%) Ruby
4 314 (26.88%) PHP
5 313 (26.80%) C++
6 289 (24.74%) JavaScript
7 273 (23.37%) SQL
8 246 (21.06%) C
9 233 (19.95%) Bash Shell
10 198 (16.95%) C#
11 54 (4.62%) Shell Script
12 49 (4.20%) MATLAB
13 38 (3.25%) PowerShell
14 34 (2.91%) PL/SQL
15 30 (2.57%) R
16 24 (2.05%) Scala
17 21 (1.80%) VB
18 20 (1.71%) Lua
18 20 (1.71%) VBA
19 19 (1.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 317 (27.14%) Degree
2 91 (7.79%) Security Cleared
3 51 (4.37%) SC Cleared
4 30 (2.57%) PhD
5 26 (2.23%) CISSP
6 20 (1.71%) DV Cleared
7 18 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (1.28%) ISEB
8 15 (1.28%) CCNA
9 12 (1.03%) CEH
10 11 (0.94%) OSCP
10 11 (0.94%) OSCE
11 10 (0.86%) ISTQB
12 8 (0.68%) RHCE
13 6 (0.51%) CCNP
14 4 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.34%) CCIP
14 4 (0.34%) CCIE
14 4 (0.34%) CCSP
14 4 (0.34%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (10.36%) QA
2 33 (2.83%) PCI DSS
3 16 (1.37%) ISO 9001
4 15 (1.28%) HIPAA
5 9 (0.77%) SLA
6 7 (0.60%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.086%) JTAG
8 1 (0.086%) HL7
System Software
1 59 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (2.31%) KVM
3 26 (2.23%) Xen
3 26 (2.23%) Snort
4 23 (1.97%) Active Directory
5 17 (1.46%) vSphere
5 17 (1.46%) XenServer
5 17 (1.46%) Hyper-V
6 16 (1.37%) Nmap
7 10 (0.86%) Varnish
7 10 (0.86%) NFS
8 9 (0.77%) VMware ESX
9 7 (0.60%) Squid
10 6 (0.51%) vCloud
10 6 (0.51%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.34%) Postfix
12 3 (0.26%) Sendmail
13 2 (0.17%) Docker
14 1 (0.086%) Oracle RMAN
14 1 (0.086%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 176 (15.07%) Puppet
2 101 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
3 79 (6.76%) Nagios
4 25 (2.14%) Vagrant
5 20 (1.71%) Cacti
6 15 (1.28%) Nessus
6 15 (1.28%) Munin
6 15 (1.28%) Ansible
6 15 (1.28%) Salt
7 13 (1.11%) Ganglia
8 12 (1.03%) ZABBIX
8 12 (1.03%) OpenView
9 10 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (0.86%) Zenoss
10 9 (0.77%) logstash
11 8 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 7 (0.60%) Netcool
12 7 (0.60%) collectd
12 7 (0.60%) StatsD
13 5 (0.43%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 113 (9.67%) Red Hat
2 103 (8.82%) Oracle
3 82 (7.02%) Microsoft
4 75 (6.42%) VMware
5 35 (3.00%) Citrix
6 28 (2.40%) Google
7 24 (2.05%) Cisco
8 21 (1.80%) JBoss
9 20 (1.71%) Coverity
10 17 (1.46%) Juniper
10 17 (1.46%) Wind River
11 15 (1.28%) Omniture
11 15 (1.28%) Coremetrics
11 15 (1.28%) Zend
12 14 (1.20%) Rackspace
13 13 (1.11%) Sophos
13 13 (1.11%) Imperva
14 12 (1.03%) HP
14 12 (1.03%) Perforce
15 10 (0.86%) Splunk
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Yoh
Posted: 18 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Negotiable + Bonus (10%) + Excellent
Posted: 20 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, private medica
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Superb base with excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: On Application
Posted: 4 days ago