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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 67 117 106
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -11
Permanent jobs citing Python 821 538 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.96% 2.38% 2.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.21% 4.88% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 627 449 488
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
10006 11032 10785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.30% 48.77% 49.02%
Number of salaries quoted 8609 9477 9441
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
Berkshire +67 229 £45,000 - 25
Hampshire +45 192 £45,000 +12.50% 21
Surrey +21 164 £45,000 +5.88% 23
Oxfordshire +18 107 £42,500 -5.55% 15
Buckinghamshire +31 58 £40,000 -3.61% 16
East Sussex +18 45 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Kent +15 21 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Middlesex +15 12 £42,500 -15.00% 1
West Sussex +4 6 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Thames Valley - 3 - -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 831 (55.14%) Linux
2 559 (37.09%) Perl
3 528 (35.04%) Ruby
4 526 (34.90%) JavaScript
5 518 (34.37%) Java
6 472 (31.32%) Agile Software Development
7 466 (30.92%) PHP
8 419 (27.80%) C++
9 409 (27.14%) SQL
10 396 (26.28%) HTML
11 386 (25.61%) CSS
12 383 (25.41%) MySQL
13 361 (23.95%) Software Engineering
14 356 (23.62%) Degree
15 344 (22.83%) Windows
16 313 (20.77%) UNIX
17 293 (19.44%) Puppet
18 268 (17.78%) C
19 267 (17.72%) Open Source
20 254 (16.85%) Computer Science
21 248 (16.46%) C#
22 243 (16.12%) jQuery
23 242 (16.06%) Git (software)
24 237 (15.73%) Bash Shell
25 228 (15.13%) DevOps
26 213 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
27 206 (13.67%) Apache
28 197 (13.07%) AngularJS
29 192 (12.74%) NoSQL
30 186 (12.34%) Jenkins

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 206 (13.67%) Apache
2 152 (10.09%) Node.js
3 80 (5.31%) Tomcat
4 73 (4.84%) nginx
5 60 (3.98%) WebLogic
5 60 (3.98%) JBoss
6 51 (3.38%) OpenStack
7 36 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
8 28 (1.86%) IIS
8 28 (1.86%) SAS
8 28 (1.86%) Drupal
9 22 (1.46%) CMS
10 21 (1.39%) WordPress
11 19 (1.26%) WebSphere
12 17 (1.13%) SharePoint
13 15 (1.00%) Jetty
13 15 (1.00%) Apache Spark
14 10 (0.66%) Mule
15 9 (0.60%) Apache Solr
16 8 (0.53%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 77 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.19%) SPSS
3 14 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.86%) PowerPivot
5 8 (0.53%) Quicktime
5 8 (0.53%) Final Cut Pro
5 8 (0.53%) GNU Octave
6 6 (0.40%) MS Office
7 4 (0.27%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.20%) Abaqus
9 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.13%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.066%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.066%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.066%) Simulink
10 1 (0.066%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.13%) Magento
3 1 (0.066%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.066%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 150 (9.95%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (4.05%) SaaS
3 27 (1.79%) GitHub
4 25 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (1.53%) PaaS
6 17 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
7 15 (1.00%) Heroku
7 15 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.93%) Google App Engine
9 13 (0.86%) IaaS
9 13 (0.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 12 (0.80%) Responsys
10 12 (0.80%) Taleo
11 11 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (0.60%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
14 6 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
15 5 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (0.33%) Google Apps
15 5 (0.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 108 (7.17%) TCP/IP
2 99 (6.57%) DNS
2 99 (6.57%) Firewall
3 89 (5.91%) Internet
4 69 (4.58%) HTTP
5 59 (3.92%) SMTP
6 44 (2.92%) VPN
7 43 (2.85%) SSL
8 42 (2.79%) BGP
9 37 (2.46%) LDAP
10 35 (2.32%) OSPF
11 31 (2.06%) WAN
12 29 (1.92%) VoIP
13 27 (1.79%) SAN
14 26 (1.73%) IPsec
15 23 (1.53%) MPLS
15 23 (1.53%) LAN
15 23 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
16 22 (1.46%) Network Security
17 20 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 383 (25.41%) MySQL
2 192 (12.74%) NoSQL
3 179 (11.88%) MongoDB
4 139 (9.22%) PostgreSQL
5 109 (7.23%) Big Data
6 92 (6.10%) SQL Server
7 91 (6.04%) Relational Database
8 49 (3.25%) Hadoop
9 31 (2.06%) Oracle Database
10 26 (1.73%) CouchDB
11 24 (1.59%) Redis
12 23 (1.53%) RDBMS
13 20 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
14 18 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
15 16 (1.06%) QlikView
16 15 (1.00%) Couchbase
16 15 (1.00%) MariaDB
17 13 (0.86%) Riak
18 12 (0.80%) Data Mining
19 11 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 242 (16.06%) Git (software)
2 186 (12.34%) Jenkins
3 138 (9.16%) Subversion
4 108 (7.17%) Selenium
5 81 (5.37%) JIRA
6 44 (2.92%) Visual Studio
7 42 (2.79%) Maven
8 40 (2.65%) PHPUnit
9 37 (2.46%) WebDriver
10 35 (2.32%) Grunt
11 34 (2.26%) JUnit
12 29 (1.92%) JMeter
13 26 (1.73%) Ant
14 25 (1.66%) gulp
15 24 (1.59%) Hudson
16 22 (1.46%) Cucumber
17 21 (1.39%) NUnit
18 18 (1.19%) Bower
19 14 (0.93%) InstallShield
19 14 (0.93%) Metasploit
General
1 109 (7.23%) Finance
2 95 (6.30%) Telecoms
3 59 (3.92%) Electronics
4 58 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 39 (2.59%) Games
6 34 (2.26%) Marketing
7 30 (1.99%) Banking
8 18 (1.19%) Legal
9 14 (0.93%) Retail
10 13 (0.86%) Aerospace
11 9 (0.60%) Back Office
12 8 (0.53%) Publishing
13 6 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.40%) Advertising
14 5 (0.33%) Automotive
14 5 (0.33%) Billing
15 4 (0.27%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.27%) Law
16 2 (0.13%) Military
16 2 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 591 (39.22%) Developer
2 253 (16.79%) Software Engineer
3 139 (9.22%) Administrator
4 133 (8.83%) Systems Administrator
5 124 (8.23%) Software Developer
6 117 (7.76%) Analyst
7 107 (7.10%) Senior Developer
8 104 (6.90%) Web Developer
9 97 (6.44%) Linux Administrator
10 92 (6.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 92 (6.10%) DevOps Engineer
11 72 (4.78%) Systems Engineer
12 67 (4.45%) Python Developer
13 64 (4.25%) Linux Engineer
14 54 (3.58%) Support Engineer
15 53 (3.52%) C++ Developer
15 53 (3.52%) JavaScript Developer
16 47 (3.12%) PHP Developer
17 44 (2.92%) Java Developer
17 44 (2.92%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 396 (26.28%) HTML
2 386 (25.61%) CSS
3 243 (16.12%) jQuery
4 197 (13.07%) AngularJS
5 162 (10.75%) XML
6 158 (10.48%) .NET
7 142 (9.42%) HTML5
8 140 (9.29%) Web Services
9 97 (6.44%) CSS3
10 94 (6.24%) REST
11 78 (5.18%) Backbone.js
12 76 (5.04%) LAMP
13 74 (4.91%) Ajax
14 68 (4.51%) JSON
15 67 (4.45%) Django
16 61 (4.05%) ASP.NET
17 44 (2.92%) Ruby on Rails
18 42 (2.79%) Spring
18 42 (2.79%) SOAP
18 42 (2.79%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 254 (16.85%) Computer Science
2 139 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (6.10%) Mathematics
4 75 (4.98%) Algorithms
5 67 (4.45%) Data Centre
6 48 (3.19%) Mobile App
7 36 (2.39%) User Experience
8 35 (2.32%) Embedded Systems
8 35 (2.32%) Physics
8 35 (2.32%) Management Information System
8 35 (2.32%) Statistics
9 24 (1.59%) Visualisation
10 20 (1.33%) Derivative
11 17 (1.13%) Web 2.0
12 16 (1.06%) DTV
13 15 (1.00%) Data Structures
14 14 (0.93%) Digital Media
14 14 (0.93%) Robotics
15 13 (0.86%) Artificial Intelligence
16 12 (0.80%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 831 (55.14%) Linux
2 344 (22.83%) Windows
3 313 (20.77%) UNIX
4 119 (7.90%) CentOS
5 99 (6.57%) Ubuntu
6 88 (5.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 47 (3.12%) Solaris
8 43 (2.85%) Debian
9 37 (2.46%) Android
10 30 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (1.79%) Oracle Linux
12 24 (1.59%) Mac OS X
13 23 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
14 22 (1.46%) Windows 7
15 20 (1.33%) SUSE
16 19 (1.26%) Apple iOS
17 14 (0.93%) VxWorks
18 13 (0.86%) Fedora
19 7 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
20 6 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 472 (31.32%) Agile Software Development
2 361 (23.95%) Software Engineering
3 267 (17.72%) Open Source
4 228 (15.13%) DevOps
5 213 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
6 182 (12.08%) TDD
7 175 (11.61%) OO
8 168 (11.15%) Web Development
9 159 (10.55%) MVC
10 156 (10.35%) Configuration Management
11 122 (8.10%) BDD
12 105 (6.97%) Test Automation
13 104 (6.90%) Scrum
14 70 (4.64%) Unit Testing
15 63 (4.18%) Software Testing
15 63 (4.18%) Project Management
16 62 (4.11%) OOP
17 59 (3.92%) Cyber Security
18 58 (3.85%) Analytics
19 55 (3.65%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 559 (37.09%) Perl
2 528 (35.04%) Ruby
3 526 (34.90%) JavaScript
4 518 (34.37%) Java
5 466 (30.92%) PHP
6 419 (27.80%) C++
7 409 (27.14%) SQL
8 268 (17.78%) C
9 248 (16.46%) C#
10 237 (15.73%) Bash Shell
11 100 (6.64%) Shell Script
12 57 (3.78%) R
13 56 (3.72%) MATLAB
14 46 (3.05%) PowerShell
15 37 (2.46%) Objective-C
16 28 (1.86%) Go
17 25 (1.66%) VB.NET
18 24 (1.59%) Jython
19 22 (1.46%) VBA
20 20 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 356 (23.62%) Degree
2 99 (6.57%) Security Cleared
3 50 (3.32%) SC Cleared
4 44 (2.92%) PhD
5 43 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
6 39 (2.59%) DV Cleared
7 30 (1.99%) ISTQB
7 30 (1.99%) ISEB
8 22 (1.46%) CCNA
9 16 (1.06%) CCNP
9 16 (1.06%) RHCSA
10 14 (0.93%) CCIE
10 14 (0.93%) RHCE
11 9 (0.60%) CISSP
12 8 (0.53%) MOS
13 7 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
14 5 (0.33%) JNCIP
14 5 (0.33%) MySQL Certification
14 5 (0.33%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (6.44%) QA
2 16 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.66%) SLA
3 10 (0.66%) HIPAA
4 9 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.27%) WCAG
7 4 (0.27%) WAI
8 2 (0.13%) JTAG
8 2 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.13%) GAMP
8 2 (0.13%) GMP
System Software
1 131 (8.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (2.99%) KVM
3 26 (1.73%) Active Directory
4 23 (1.53%) Xen
5 19 (1.26%) Varnish
6 18 (1.19%) Squid
6 18 (1.19%) qmail
7 15 (1.00%) iptables
8 9 (0.60%) Docker
8 9 (0.60%) vCloud
8 9 (0.60%) vSphere
8 9 (0.60%) Firmware
8 9 (0.60%) VMware ESX
9 8 (0.53%) VirtualBox
10 7 (0.46%) NFS
11 5 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 5 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 5 (0.33%) Hyper-V
12 4 (0.27%) Samba
12 4 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 293 (19.44%) Puppet
2 163 (10.82%) Opscode Chef
3 100 (6.64%) Nagios
4 60 (3.98%) ZABBIX
5 48 (3.19%) Ansible
6 35 (2.32%) Cacti
6 35 (2.32%) logstash
7 34 (2.26%) Graphite
8 22 (1.46%) Vagrant
8 22 (1.46%) Ganglia
9 21 (1.39%) Nessus
10 20 (1.33%) collectd
11 16 (1.06%) Nmap
12 15 (1.00%) StatsD
13 14 (0.93%) Zenoss
14 8 (0.53%) SELinux
14 8 (0.53%) Salt
15 7 (0.46%) Icinga
15 7 (0.46%) Tivoli
16 6 (0.40%) OpenView
Vendors
1 181 (12.01%) VMware
2 144 (9.56%) Red Hat
3 104 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 101 (6.70%) Oracle
5 68 (4.51%) Cisco
6 48 (3.19%) Splunk
7 42 (2.79%) Google
8 37 (2.46%) HP
9 35 (2.32%) Juniper
10 26 (1.73%) Zend
11 23 (1.53%) Tableau
11 23 (1.53%) Sun
12 19 (1.26%) SAP
13 18 (1.19%) Websense
14 16 (1.06%) Citrix
14 16 (1.06%) Atlassian
15 15 (1.00%) IBM
16 14 (0.93%) Percona
17 12 (0.80%) Eloqua
17 12 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Explore Group
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh
Posted: 6 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £300 to £320 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 plus bonus,car allowance and benefits.
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Bonus Plus Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
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Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: 48,000 - 65,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum + package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxfordshire
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Salary: Unspecified Highly Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + plus superb benefits
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South East
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
Walton-on-thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Limited
Salary: excellent training and development + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: share options
Posted: Yesterday