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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 115 110 152
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +42
Permanent jobs citing Python 515 500 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.28% 2.35% 1.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.79% 4.81% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 432 435 329
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
10756 10387 11449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 47.67% 48.88% 50.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9087 9119 10227
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +32 138 £45,000 - 12
Hampshire -1 124 £40,000 +5.26% 20
Berkshire -23 92 £47,500 +16.56% 17
Oxfordshire -8 69 £46,250 -2.63% 18
East Sussex -13 53 £40,000 +25.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -13 25 £42,000 +8.38% 4
Kent -20 6 £67,500 +125.00%
Middlesex +1 3 £50,000 -
West Sussex -23 1 £50,000 +3.09% 2
M4 Corridor - 1 £62,500 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 652 (58.06%) Linux
2 477 (42.48%) Java
3 406 (36.15%) Perl
4 367 (32.68%) Ruby
5 326 (29.03%) Degree
6 298 (26.54%) C++
7 289 (25.73%) PHP
8 261 (23.24%) Bash Shell
9 260 (23.15%) JavaScript
10 258 (22.97%) MySQL
11 255 (22.71%) SQL
11 255 (22.71%) Windows
12 234 (20.84%) C
13 229 (20.39%) Computer Science
14 204 (18.17%) UNIX
15 190 (16.92%) Software Engineering
16 189 (16.83%) C#
17 188 (16.74%) CSS
18 184 (16.38%) HTML
19 178 (15.85%) Open Source
20 169 (15.05%) Puppet
21 149 (13.27%) Git (software)
22 146 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
23 142 (12.64%) OO
24 130 (11.58%) Apache
24 130 (11.58%) TDD
25 128 (11.40%) Red Hat
25 128 (11.40%) QA
26 126 (11.22%) .NET
27 122 (10.86%) DevOps

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 130 (11.58%) Apache
2 90 (8.01%) Node.js
3 60 (5.34%) Tomcat
4 51 (4.54%) nginx
5 43 (3.83%) IIS
6 29 (2.58%) Drupal
7 21 (1.87%) SharePoint
8 20 (1.78%) OpenStack
9 19 (1.69%) WordPress
10 16 (1.42%) CMS
11 12 (1.07%) Resin
12 9 (0.80%) ColdFusion
13 8 (0.71%) SAS
14 7 (0.62%) Confluence
14 7 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
15 6 (0.53%) MS Exchange
15 6 (0.53%) ArcGIS
15 6 (0.53%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.45%) Zope
16 5 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 51 (4.54%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.34%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.98%) MS Office
4 10 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.53%) AutoCAD
6 5 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.18%) SPSS
8 1 (0.089%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.089%) Maya
Business Applications
1 20 (1.78%) Google Analytics
2 15 (1.34%) WebTrends
3 8 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.18%) Magento
5 1 (0.089%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.089%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.089%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (5.43%) SaaS
2 52 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (2.14%) PaaS
4 18 (1.60%) IaaS
5 16 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (1.25%) Office 365
7 8 (0.71%) Amazon S3
7 8 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (0.45%) Rackspace Cloud
8 5 (0.45%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.45%) ElastiCache
8 5 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (0.36%) GitHub
10 2 (0.18%) Route 53
10 2 (0.18%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.089%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 74 (6.59%) TCP/IP
2 61 (5.43%) HTTP
3 60 (5.34%) DNS
4 49 (4.36%) Internet
5 48 (4.27%) Firewall
6 29 (2.58%) Ethernet
7 22 (1.96%) VPN
7 22 (1.96%) IPv4
7 22 (1.96%) IPv6
8 20 (1.78%) VoIP
8 20 (1.78%) SNMP
9 19 (1.69%) LDAP
10 17 (1.51%) DHCP
11 16 (1.42%) WAN
11 16 (1.42%) InfiniBand
12 13 (1.16%) GSM
13 12 (1.07%) IPsec
14 11 (0.98%) Network Security
14 11 (0.98%) LAN
15 10 (0.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (22.97%) MySQL
2 99 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 82 (7.30%) PostgreSQL
4 66 (5.88%) Big Data
5 58 (5.16%) Oracle Database
6 51 (4.54%) NoSQL
6 51 (4.54%) Hadoop
7 50 (4.45%) SQL Server
8 46 (4.10%) RDBMS
9 34 (3.03%) MongoDB
10 26 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
11 25 (2.23%) HBase
12 23 (2.05%) Apache Hive
13 22 (1.96%) Redis
14 20 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (0.89%) MS Access
17 8 (0.71%) Couchbase
18 7 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
19 5 (0.45%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 149 (13.27%) Git (software)
2 71 (6.32%) Subversion
3 59 (5.25%) Jenkins
4 53 (4.72%) Selenium
5 33 (2.94%) JIRA
5 33 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
6 29 (2.58%) Eclipse
7 28 (2.49%) LoadRunner
8 27 (2.40%) GDB
9 26 (2.32%) JMeter
10 25 (2.23%) Ant
10 25 (2.23%) Maven
11 23 (2.05%) WebDriver
12 21 (1.87%) InstallShield
13 19 (1.69%) JUnit
13 19 (1.69%) GCC
14 14 (1.25%) PyUnit
15 13 (1.16%) Cucumber
15 13 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 91 (8.10%) Finance
2 72 (6.41%) Telecoms
3 58 (5.16%) Marketing
4 40 (3.56%) Electronics
5 35 (3.12%) Manufacturing
6 31 (2.76%) Banking
7 24 (2.14%) Games
8 23 (2.05%) Retail
9 12 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (0.98%) Investment Banking
11 9 (0.80%) Aerospace
11 9 (0.80%) Publishing
12 6 (0.53%) Advertising
12 6 (0.53%) Military
12 6 (0.53%) Billing
13 4 (0.36%) Back Office
14 3 (0.27%) Automotive
14 3 (0.27%) Legal
14 3 (0.27%) French Language
14 3 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 407 (36.24%) Developer
2 131 (11.67%) Administrator
3 128 (11.40%) Systems Administrator
4 111 (9.88%) Linux Administrator
5 100 (8.90%) Analyst
6 96 (8.55%) Software Engineer
7 92 (8.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 73 (6.50%) Web Developer
9 72 (6.41%) Software Developer
10 56 (4.99%) Senior Developer
11 55 (4.90%) Linux Engineer
12 53 (4.72%) Junior
13 50 (4.45%) Systems Engineer
14 49 (4.36%) Java Developer
15 48 (4.27%) Tester
16 46 (4.10%) Test Engineer
17 44 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
18 43 (3.83%) Graduate
19 42 (3.74%) C++ Developer
20 37 (3.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (16.74%) CSS
2 184 (16.38%) HTML
3 126 (11.22%) .NET
4 109 (9.71%) jQuery
5 101 (8.99%) Web Services
6 75 (6.68%) HTML5
7 63 (5.61%) XML
8 50 (4.45%) Django
9 49 (4.36%) CSS3
10 47 (4.19%) AngularJS
10 47 (4.19%) LAMP
10 47 (4.19%) Ruby on Rails
11 41 (3.65%) Backbone.js
12 30 (2.67%) RESTful
13 29 (2.58%) STL
14 28 (2.49%) Spring
15 27 (2.40%) REST
15 27 (2.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 27 (2.40%) Sass
16 25 (2.23%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 229 (20.39%) Computer Science
2 178 (15.85%) Open Source
3 98 (8.73%) Mathematics
4 51 (4.54%) Physics
5 34 (3.03%) Social Media
6 33 (2.94%) Statistics
7 31 (2.76%) Embedded Systems
8 23 (2.05%) Mobile App
9 18 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.42%) Client/Server
11 15 (1.34%) Clustering
11 15 (1.34%) Visualisation
12 13 (1.16%) Management Information System
13 11 (0.98%) Replication
14 10 (0.89%) GIS
14 10 (0.89%) Derivative
15 9 (0.80%) Kindle
15 9 (0.80%) Mobile Computing
16 8 (0.71%) Blog
16 8 (0.71%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 652 (58.06%) Linux
2 255 (22.71%) Windows
3 204 (18.17%) UNIX
4 92 (8.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 73 (6.50%) Debian
6 63 (5.61%) Ubuntu
6 63 (5.61%) CentOS
7 46 (4.10%) Android
8 33 (2.94%) Mac OS X
9 32 (2.85%) Apple iOS
10 22 (1.96%) Solaris
11 19 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (1.60%) Windows 7
13 17 (1.51%) AIX
14 16 (1.42%) OpenBSD
15 11 (0.98%) SUSE
15 11 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
16 10 (0.89%) Windows Phone
16 10 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (16.92%) Software Engineering
2 146 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (12.64%) OO
4 130 (11.58%) TDD
5 122 (10.86%) DevOps
6 104 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
7 99 (8.82%) Configuration Management
8 80 (7.12%) Analytics
9 73 (6.50%) Scrum
10 66 (5.88%) MVC
11 63 (5.61%) Web Development
12 56 (4.99%) Performance Tuning
13 54 (4.81%) Software Testing
14 46 (4.10%) Test Automation
15 37 (3.29%) Load Balancing
15 37 (3.29%) SEO
15 37 (3.29%) Project Management
15 37 (3.29%) OOP
16 33 (2.94%) Performance Testing
16 33 (2.94%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 477 (42.48%) Java
2 406 (36.15%) Perl
3 367 (32.68%) Ruby
4 298 (26.54%) C++
5 289 (25.73%) PHP
6 261 (23.24%) Bash Shell
7 260 (23.15%) JavaScript
8 255 (22.71%) SQL
9 234 (20.84%) C
10 189 (16.83%) C#
11 71 (6.32%) Shell Script
12 54 (4.81%) MATLAB
13 37 (3.29%) PowerShell
14 34 (3.03%) R
15 30 (2.67%) PL/SQL
16 28 (2.49%) Scala
17 21 (1.87%) VB
17 21 (1.87%) Objective-C
18 20 (1.78%) VBA
19 18 (1.60%) Lua
Qualifications
1 326 (29.03%) Degree
2 85 (7.57%) Security Cleared
3 56 (4.99%) SC Cleared
4 32 (2.85%) PhD
5 21 (1.87%) CISSP
5 21 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (1.60%) CCNA
6 18 (1.60%) DV Cleared
7 16 (1.42%) ISEB
8 12 (1.07%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.89%) RHCE
10 8 (0.71%) CEH
11 7 (0.62%) CCNP
12 6 (0.53%) OSCP
12 6 (0.53%) OSCE
13 4 (0.36%) JNCIA
13 4 (0.36%) CCIP
13 4 (0.36%) CCIE
13 4 (0.36%) CCSP
14 3 (0.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (11.40%) QA
2 31 (2.76%) PCI DSS
3 21 (1.87%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.98%) HIPAA
5 7 (0.62%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.36%) SLA
7 3 (0.27%) JTAG
8 1 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (2.40%) KVM
3 26 (2.32%) Active Directory
4 25 (2.23%) Snort
5 21 (1.87%) Xen
6 18 (1.60%) Hyper-V
7 17 (1.51%) XenServer
7 17 (1.51%) vSphere
8 12 (1.07%) NFS
9 10 (0.89%) Nmap
10 8 (0.71%) VirtualBox
10 8 (0.71%) VMware ESX
11 6 (0.53%) Varnish
12 4 (0.36%) Squid
12 4 (0.36%) Postfix
13 3 (0.27%) Sendmail
14 2 (0.18%) vCloud
14 2 (0.18%) Docker
15 1 (0.089%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.089%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 169 (15.05%) Puppet
2 94 (8.37%) Opscode Chef
3 73 (6.50%) Nagios
4 28 (2.49%) Vagrant
5 18 (1.60%) Munin
6 17 (1.51%) Cacti
7 15 (1.34%) Ansible
8 14 (1.25%) Salt
9 13 (1.16%) ZABBIX
10 12 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (0.98%) Zenoss
11 11 (0.98%) OpenView
12 10 (0.89%) Ganglia
12 10 (0.89%) Nessus
13 8 (0.71%) logstash
14 7 (0.62%) NetBackup
15 6 (0.53%) Control-M
15 6 (0.53%) Netcool
15 6 (0.53%) collectd
15 6 (0.53%) StatsD
Vendors
1 128 (11.40%) Red Hat
2 115 (10.24%) Oracle
3 77 (6.86%) Microsoft
4 68 (6.06%) VMware
5 36 (3.21%) Citrix
6 27 (2.40%) Google
7 26 (2.32%) JBoss
8 25 (2.23%) Cisco
9 19 (1.69%) HP
10 16 (1.42%) Zend
11 15 (1.34%) Coremetrics
11 15 (1.34%) Omniture
12 14 (1.25%) Juniper
13 13 (1.16%) Coverity
14 12 (1.07%) Wind River
15 11 (0.98%) Rackspace
16 10 (0.89%) Perforce
17 9 (0.80%) Sophos
17 9 (0.80%) Sun
17 9 (0.80%) IBM
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: 1 hour ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Negotiable + Bonus (10%) + Excellent
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000 per annum + on call + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Steria
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, healthcare etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Great Benefits and Career Progressio
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum upto 20% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago