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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 39 64 133
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +69
Permanent jobs citing Python 1008 902 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.77% 4.28% 2.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.25% 8.53% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 842 703 396
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 £32,500 £30,200 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £58,300
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
8957 10572 10141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.29% 50.16% 46.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7850 9249 8518
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 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Oxfordshire +23 257 £50,000 +17.64% 30
Berkshire +22 249 £55,000 +10.00% 28
Hampshire +4 178 £45,000 +5.88% 35
Surrey +18 171 £55,000 +22.22% 21
East Sussex +6 65 £48,750 +14.70% 6
Buckinghamshire -23 49 £40,000 - 6
Middlesex +25 17 £20,000 -51.51% 2
Kent +7 11 £45,000 +28.57% 2
West Sussex +4 6 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 1032 (50.17%) Linux
2 874 (42.49%) Java
3 688 (33.45%) C++
4 643 (31.26%) Agile Software Development
5 623 (30.29%) Perl
6 552 (26.84%) Ruby
7 519 (25.23%) Windows
8 499 (24.26%) JavaScript
8 499 (24.26%) Bash Shell
9 484 (23.53%) Software Engineering
10 454 (22.07%) SQL
11 438 (21.29%) C
12 401 (19.49%) DevOps
13 386 (18.77%) Degree
14 382 (18.57%) C#
15 367 (17.84%) PHP
16 346 (16.82%) HTML
17 335 (16.29%) Puppet
17 335 (16.29%) Git (software)
18 325 (15.80%) Amazon AWS
19 296 (14.39%) MySQL
20 289 (14.05%) Computer Science
21 280 (13.61%) Unix
22 279 (13.56%) Opscode Chef
23 275 (13.37%) VMware
24 268 (13.03%) CSS
25 260 (12.64%) Jenkins
26 259 (12.59%) Open Source
27 254 (12.35%) TDD
28 236 (11.47%) Continuous Integration

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
1 144 (7.00%) Apache
2 110 (5.35%) Tomcat
3 97 (4.72%) Elasticsearch
4 89 (4.33%) nginx
5 88 (4.28%) OpenStack
6 78 (3.79%) Apache Spark
7 48 (2.33%) WebLogic
8 32 (1.56%) JBoss
9 30 (1.46%) SAS
10 28 (1.36%) Drupal
11 25 (1.22%) Apache Pig
12 23 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
13 18 (0.88%) CMS
13 18 (0.88%) Eucalyptus
13 18 (0.88%) IIS
13 18 (0.88%) SharePoint
14 16 (0.78%) WebSphere
15 13 (0.63%) Jetty
16 11 (0.53%) Apache Solr
16 11 (0.53%) Liferay
Applications
1 94 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.58%) MS Office
3 7 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.24%) SPSS
6 4 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.15%) InDesign
8 2 (0.097%) Doxygen
8 2 (0.097%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 21 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.49%) Magento
2 10 (0.49%) Sentinel
3 7 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.097%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.097%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.097%) Odoo
6 1 (0.049%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 325 (15.80%) Amazon AWS
2 127 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 126 (6.13%) SaaS
4 62 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
5 60 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
6 54 (2.63%) GitHub
7 31 (1.51%) Amazon S3
7 31 (1.51%) IBM Cloud
7 31 (1.51%) PaaS
7 31 (1.51%) SoftLayer
8 25 (1.22%) IaaS
9 20 (0.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 20 (0.97%) OpenShift
10 16 (0.78%) Sumo Logic
11 13 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 11 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 11 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
13 9 (0.44%) Heroku
14 8 (0.39%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 136 (6.61%) TCP/IP
2 128 (6.22%) DNS
3 80 (3.89%) Firewall
4 70 (3.40%) HTTP
5 57 (2.77%) Internet
6 46 (2.24%) SSL
7 40 (1.94%) LDAP
8 38 (1.85%) SMTP
9 32 (1.56%) Wireless
10 31 (1.51%) VPN
11 30 (1.46%) DHCP
12 29 (1.41%) BGP
12 29 (1.41%) VoIP
13 27 (1.31%) MPLS
14 25 (1.22%) WAN
15 23 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
16 22 (1.07%) Broadband
16 22 (1.07%) Cisco Nexus
16 22 (1.07%) IPsec
17 21 (1.02%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (14.39%) MySQL
2 187 (9.09%) Big Data
3 143 (6.95%) NoSQL
4 133 (6.47%) Hadoop
5 131 (6.37%) MongoDB
6 129 (6.27%) SQL Server
7 90 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
8 79 (3.84%) Relational Database
9 48 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 42 (2.04%) Data Mining
11 29 (1.41%) Apache Hive
12 21 (1.02%) RDBMS
12 21 (1.02%) Redis
13 17 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
14 16 (0.78%) Oracle Database
15 14 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (0.58%) Apache Accumulo
16 12 (0.58%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 335 (16.29%) Git (software)
2 260 (12.64%) Jenkins
3 145 (7.05%) Subversion
4 86 (4.18%) JIRA
5 84 (4.08%) Maven
6 81 (3.94%) Selenium
7 77 (3.74%) Vagrant
8 59 (2.87%) Metasploit
9 47 (2.28%) Ant
9 47 (2.28%) Sonatype Nexus
10 41 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 36 (1.75%) TeamCity
12 34 (1.65%) Cucumber
13 33 (1.60%) WebDriver
14 24 (1.17%) SonarQube
15 23 (1.12%) InstallShield
16 18 (0.88%) Bitbucket
16 18 (0.88%) CMake
16 18 (0.88%) JMeter
16 18 (0.88%) WinDbg
General
1 193 (9.38%) Finance
2 189 (9.19%) Telecoms
3 60 (2.92%) Manufacturing
4 56 (2.72%) Automotive
5 43 (2.09%) Marketing
6 37 (1.80%) Banking
7 33 (1.60%) Electronics
8 30 (1.46%) Aerospace
9 25 (1.22%) Retail
10 23 (1.12%) Back Office
11 14 (0.68%) Advertising
12 13 (0.63%) Games
12 13 (0.63%) Publishing
13 10 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.44%) Law
15 6 (0.29%) Legal
16 4 (0.19%) Military
17 2 (0.097%) Financial Institution
18 1 (0.049%) Billing
18 1 (0.049%) French Language
Job Titles
1 671 (32.62%) Developer
2 284 (13.81%) Software Engineer
3 234 (11.38%) Python Developer
4 229 (11.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 222 (10.79%) Linux Engineer
6 160 (7.78%) Software Developer
7 144 (7.00%) Analyst
8 141 (6.85%) Graduate
9 132 (6.42%) Senior Developer
10 126 (6.13%) Administrator
11 124 (6.03%) Systems Engineer
12 117 (5.69%) Java Developer
13 109 (5.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 103 (5.01%) Systems Administrator
15 98 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
16 91 (4.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 90 (4.38%) Tester
18 89 (4.33%) Linux Administrator
19 87 (4.23%) Java Engineer
20 86 (4.18%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 346 (16.82%) HTML
2 268 (13.03%) CSS
3 190 (9.24%) Web Services
4 178 (8.65%) .NET
5 150 (7.29%) AngularJS
6 133 (6.47%) LAMP
7 113 (5.49%) Node.js
8 112 (5.44%) jQuery
9 104 (5.06%) Django
10 94 (4.57%) RESTful
11 91 (4.42%) XML
12 87 (4.23%) JSON
13 78 (3.79%) Ruby on Rails
14 67 (3.26%) HTML5
15 64 (3.11%) Spring
16 56 (2.72%) SOAP
17 55 (2.67%) ASP.NET
17 55 (2.67%) Symfony
18 54 (2.63%) REST
19 46 (2.24%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 289 (14.05%) Computer Science
2 177 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
3 134 (6.51%) Mathematics
4 105 (5.10%) Physics
5 96 (4.67%) Data Centre
6 87 (4.23%) Algorithms
7 79 (3.84%) User Experience
8 78 (3.79%) Embedded Systems
9 50 (2.43%) Statistics
10 32 (1.56%) Artificial Intelligence
11 31 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
12 28 (1.36%) Management Information System
13 23 (1.12%) Visualisation
14 22 (1.07%) Data Integration
15 20 (0.97%) Blog
16 19 (0.92%) Cryptography
16 19 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
16 19 (0.92%) Neural Network
17 17 (0.83%) Cloud Native
17 17 (0.83%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1032 (50.17%) Linux
2 519 (25.23%) Windows
3 280 (13.61%) Unix
4 110 (5.35%) CentOS
5 98 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 81 (3.94%) Windows Server
7 66 (3.21%) Ubuntu
8 49 (2.38%) VxWorks
9 39 (1.90%) Android
10 37 (1.80%) Apple iOS
11 34 (1.65%) Debian
12 33 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (1.26%) Solaris
14 19 (0.92%) FreeBSD
14 19 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (0.68%) Fedora
16 11 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
16 11 (0.53%) Kali Linux
17 10 (0.49%) Mac OS X
18 9 (0.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 643 (31.26%) Agile Software Development
2 484 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 401 (19.49%) DevOps
4 259 (12.59%) Open Source
5 254 (12.35%) TDD
6 236 (11.47%) Continuous Integration
7 178 (8.65%) Cybersecurity
8 160 (7.78%) Scrum
9 155 (7.54%) Configuration Management
10 150 (7.29%) Penetration Testing
11 113 (5.49%) Analytics
12 112 (5.44%) MVC
13 111 (5.40%) Machine Learning
14 106 (5.15%) High Availability
15 99 (4.81%) Test Automation
16 97 (4.72%) Mentoring
17 95 (4.62%) Web Development
18 93 (4.52%) OOP
19 91 (4.42%) Continuous Improvement
20 88 (4.28%) OO
Programming Languages
1 874 (42.49%) Java
2 688 (33.45%) C++
3 623 (30.29%) Perl
4 552 (26.84%) Ruby
5 499 (24.26%) Bash Shell
5 499 (24.26%) JavaScript
6 454 (22.07%) SQL
7 438 (21.29%) C
8 382 (18.57%) C#
9 367 (17.84%) PHP
10 198 (9.63%) PowerShell
11 108 (5.25%) R
12 58 (2.82%) Go
13 53 (2.58%) Shell Script
14 46 (2.24%) MATLAB
15 44 (2.14%) Groovy
15 44 (2.14%) Scala
16 40 (1.94%) VB
17 34 (1.65%) Tcl
18 28 (1.36%) Lua
Qualifications
1 386 (18.77%) Degree
2 217 (10.55%) Security Cleared
3 114 (5.54%) DV Cleared
4 50 (2.43%) OSCP
5 49 (2.38%) CEH
5 49 (2.38%) PhD
6 48 (2.33%) ISTQB
6 48 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 46 (2.24%) ISEB
8 41 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
9 39 (1.90%) GIAC
10 36 (1.75%) GPEN
11 35 (1.70%) CCNP
12 30 (1.46%) CCNA
13 29 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
14 28 (1.36%) CISSP
14 28 (1.36%) CREST Certified
15 25 (1.22%) RHCE
16 22 (1.07%) RHCSA
17 21 (1.02%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (8.80%) QA
2 56 (2.72%) PCI DSS
3 29 (1.41%) HIPAA
4 20 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.49%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.39%) ISO13485
7 8 (0.39%) SLA
8 2 (0.097%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.049%) COBIT
9 1 (0.049%) COSO
9 1 (0.049%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.049%) SDET
System Software
1 220 (10.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 123 (5.98%) Docker
3 94 (4.57%) Hyper-V
3 94 (4.57%) vSphere
4 71 (3.45%) Active Directory
5 49 (2.38%) Firmware
6 33 (1.60%) vCloud
7 22 (1.07%) KVM
7 22 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
8 19 (0.92%) HDFS
9 18 (0.88%) GlusterFS
9 18 (0.88%) Varnish
10 16 (0.78%) VMware ESX
11 15 (0.73%) NFS
11 15 (0.73%) VirtualBox
12 14 (0.68%) LXC
13 13 (0.63%) Xen
14 12 (0.58%) Apache Flume
15 10 (0.49%) Squid
16 8 (0.39%) qmail
Systems Management
1 335 (16.29%) Puppet
2 279 (13.56%) Opscode Chef
3 166 (8.07%) Ansible
4 110 (5.35%) Nessus
5 109 (5.30%) Nmap
6 75 (3.65%) Nagios
7 48 (2.33%) OpenVAS
8 34 (1.65%) Cacti
9 28 (1.36%) logstash
10 26 (1.26%) Ganglia
11 25 (1.22%) Kibana
11 25 (1.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 23 (1.12%) SCCM
13 20 (0.97%) WSUS
14 19 (0.92%) StatsD
15 18 (0.88%) OpenView
15 18 (0.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 18 (0.88%) Salt
16 15 (0.73%) ZABBIX
17 14 (0.68%) Graphite
Vendors
1 275 (13.37%) VMware
2 205 (9.97%) Microsoft
3 137 (6.66%) Red Hat
4 115 (5.59%) Oracle
5 113 (5.49%) Cisco
6 89 (4.33%) Sophos
7 71 (3.45%) Qualys
8 59 (2.87%) Coverity
9 49 (2.38%) Splunk
10 46 (2.24%) HP
11 35 (1.70%) SAP
12 34 (1.65%) Zend
13 32 (1.56%) F5
14 31 (1.51%) Intel
15 29 (1.41%) Juniper
16 22 (1.07%) Google
16 22 (1.07%) IBM
17 18 (0.88%) Atlassian
17 18 (0.88%) BMC
17 18 (0.88%) Hortonworks
Leatherhead, Surrey
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 55 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: Car All , Pension , PMI, Bonus Scheme
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus 15% bonus, shares and good benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Posted: 1 hour ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Corp Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Eames Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Middlesex
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PHI, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £60k + potential equity stake.
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £50k + potential equity stake
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago