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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 56 93 112
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +19
Permanent jobs citing Python 923 682 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.79% 3.19% 2.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.34% 6.58% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 726 554 513
Median salary £47,375 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
9886 10358 11713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.33% 48.52% 49.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8788 8869 10102
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +17 235 £55,000 +19.56% 31
Berkshire +47 212 £52,500 +5.00% 39
Surrey +34 201 £46,000 -3.15% 28
Hampshire +10 154 £42,500 +6.25% 25
East Sussex +13 57 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Buckinghamshire +23 36 £44,000 -2.22% 2
Kent -18 18 £41,250 +7.14% 4
West Sussex -10 11 £54,250 +44.66% 4
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 1041 (54.42%) Linux
2 728 (38.06%) Java
3 690 (36.07%) C++
4 629 (32.88%) Perl
5 571 (29.85%) Ruby
6 537 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
7 531 (27.76%) JavaScript
8 491 (25.67%) Software Engineering
9 439 (22.95%) Windows
10 426 (22.27%) C#
11 424 (22.16%) SQL
12 417 (21.80%) Degree
13 364 (19.03%) Bash Shell
14 353 (18.45%) HTML
15 351 (18.35%) C
16 321 (16.78%) Computer Science
17 308 (16.10%) DevOps
18 304 (15.89%) Unix
19 289 (15.11%) CSS
20 284 (14.85%) Puppet
21 281 (14.69%) PHP
22 278 (14.53%) MySQL
23 267 (13.96%) VMware
24 263 (13.75%) Git (software)
25 257 (13.43%) Open Source
26 245 (12.81%) Jenkins
27 239 (12.49%) Opscode Chef
28 231 (12.08%) TDD
29 224 (11.71%) QA
30 220 (11.50%) Amazon AWS

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
1 149 (7.79%) Apache
2 115 (6.01%) nginx
3 96 (5.02%) Tomcat
4 95 (4.97%) Node.js
5 85 (4.44%) OpenStack
6 72 (3.76%) Elasticsearch
7 57 (2.98%) JBoss
8 34 (1.78%) WebLogic
9 23 (1.20%) Apache Spark
10 22 (1.15%) Confluence
11 21 (1.10%) Drupal
12 20 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
12 20 (1.05%) Jetty
13 17 (0.89%) Apache Pig
13 17 (0.89%) CMS
14 16 (0.84%) SAS
15 15 (0.78%) IIS
16 13 (0.68%) SharePoint
17 12 (0.63%) Liferay
17 12 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 84 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (0.42%) MS Office
3 8 (0.42%) SPSS
4 6 (0.31%) Mathematica
4 6 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.052%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.052%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 25 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.16%) Odoo
4 1 (0.052%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 220 (11.50%) Amazon AWS
2 125 (6.53%) SaaS
3 61 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
5 35 (1.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 34 (1.78%) PaaS
7 32 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
7 32 (1.67%) Amazon S3
8 23 (1.20%) IaaS
9 21 (1.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 17 (0.89%) GitHub
11 16 (0.84%) OpenShift
12 15 (0.78%) Heroku
13 7 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.37%) SoftLayer
14 6 (0.31%) Sumo Logic
14 6 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 5 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
15 5 (0.26%) Rackspace Cloud
16 3 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 129 (6.74%) DNS
2 127 (6.64%) Firewall
3 95 (4.97%) TCP/IP
4 68 (3.55%) HTTP
5 64 (3.35%) Internet
6 57 (2.98%) Cisco Nexus
7 55 (2.88%) SSL
8 39 (2.04%) Network Security
8 39 (2.04%) VoIP
9 36 (1.88%) WAN
10 33 (1.73%) Cisco IOS
10 33 (1.73%) SMTP
11 30 (1.57%) VPN
12 29 (1.52%) Wireless
13 26 (1.36%) BGP
13 26 (1.36%) LAN
13 26 (1.36%) OSPF
14 24 (1.25%) LDAP
15 21 (1.10%) Fibre Channel
16 20 (1.05%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (14.53%) MySQL
2 207 (10.82%) Big Data
3 167 (8.73%) NoSQL
4 149 (7.79%) MongoDB
5 129 (6.74%) SQL Server
6 106 (5.54%) Hadoop
7 102 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
8 96 (5.02%) Relational Database
9 55 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
10 53 (2.77%) RDBMS
11 47 (2.46%) Data Mining
12 35 (1.83%) Redis
13 27 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
14 22 (1.15%) CouchDB
14 22 (1.15%) GIS
15 19 (0.99%) MariaDB
16 14 (0.73%) Amazon Redshift
16 14 (0.73%) Apache Hive
16 14 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (0.63%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 263 (13.75%) Git (software)
2 245 (12.81%) Jenkins
3 126 (6.59%) Subversion
4 93 (4.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 76 (3.97%) Maven
6 70 (3.66%) Selenium
7 65 (3.40%) JIRA
8 56 (2.93%) Vagrant
9 37 (1.93%) Ant
10 35 (1.83%) TeamCity
11 28 (1.46%) Visual Studio
12 27 (1.41%) Cucumber
12 27 (1.41%) WebDriver
13 26 (1.36%) Bitbucket
13 26 (1.36%) Metasploit
14 22 (1.15%) CMake
14 22 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
15 20 (1.05%) GCC
15 20 (1.05%) Hudson
16 19 (0.99%) NUnit
General
1 195 (10.19%) Finance
2 133 (6.95%) Telecoms
3 81 (4.23%) Manufacturing
4 67 (3.50%) Marketing
5 62 (3.24%) Retail
6 49 (2.56%) Automotive
7 40 (2.09%) Electronics
8 24 (1.25%) Law
8 24 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 23 (1.20%) Banking
10 18 (0.94%) Advertising
11 17 (0.89%) Aerospace
12 13 (0.68%) Military
13 5 (0.26%) Games
13 5 (0.26%) Publishing
14 4 (0.21%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.16%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.10%) Front Office
16 2 (0.10%) Investment Banking
17 1 (0.052%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 598 (31.26%) Developer
2 301 (15.73%) Software Engineer
3 264 (13.80%) Linux Engineer
4 199 (10.40%) DevOps Engineer
5 180 (9.41%) Python Developer
6 149 (7.79%) Administrator
7 139 (7.27%) Analyst
8 128 (6.69%) Linux Administrator
9 124 (6.48%) Systems Administrator
10 116 (6.06%) C++ Developer
11 109 (5.70%) C++ Software Engineer
12 108 (5.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 106 (5.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 106 (5.54%) Software Developer
14 104 (5.44%) Cloud Engineer
15 99 (5.18%) Java Developer
16 98 (5.12%) Java Engineer
17 92 (4.81%) Systems Engineer
18 91 (4.76%) Senior Developer
19 88 (4.60%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (18.45%) HTML
2 289 (15.11%) CSS
3 189 (9.88%) .NET
4 172 (8.99%) Web Services
5 166 (8.68%) AngularJS
6 133 (6.95%) LAMP
7 111 (5.80%) jQuery
8 97 (5.07%) Ruby on Rails
9 89 (4.65%) XML
10 77 (4.03%) Django
11 72 (3.76%) HTML5
12 62 (3.24%) RESTful
13 58 (3.03%) ASP.NET
14 54 (2.82%) JSON
15 51 (2.67%) STL
16 49 (2.56%) REST
17 47 (2.46%) Spring
18 44 (2.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 40 (2.09%) LEMP Stack
20 38 (1.99%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 321 (16.78%) Computer Science
2 181 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
3 128 (6.69%) Mathematics
4 85 (4.44%) Algorithms
5 77 (4.03%) Physics
6 60 (3.14%) User Experience
6 60 (3.14%) Visualisation
7 54 (2.82%) Data Centre
8 52 (2.72%) Hedge funds
9 48 (2.51%) Mobile App
10 47 (2.46%) Statistics
11 46 (2.40%) EMC VNX
12 45 (2.35%) Embedded Systems
13 38 (1.99%) Data Structures
13 38 (1.99%) Management Information System
14 32 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
15 24 (1.25%) Blog
16 23 (1.20%) Clustering
17 22 (1.15%) Cyber Attack
18 21 (1.10%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1041 (54.42%) Linux
2 439 (22.95%) Windows
3 304 (15.89%) Unix
4 184 (9.62%) CentOS
5 102 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 53 (2.77%) Ubuntu
7 47 (2.46%) Android
8 41 (2.14%) Windows Server
9 36 (1.88%) Solaris
10 26 (1.36%) Mac OS X
10 26 (1.36%) VxWorks
11 21 (1.10%) AIX
12 19 (0.99%) Debian
13 17 (0.89%) Apple iOS
14 14 (0.73%) Windows 7
15 13 (0.68%) Windows Phone
16 11 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
17 7 (0.37%) Mac OS
18 6 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
18 6 (0.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 537 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
2 491 (25.67%) Software Engineering
3 308 (16.10%) DevOps
4 257 (13.43%) Open Source
5 231 (12.08%) TDD
6 176 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
7 145 (7.58%) Scrum
8 132 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
9 127 (6.64%) OO
10 116 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
10 116 (6.06%) Web Development
11 115 (6.01%) Configuration Management
12 111 (5.80%) ITIL
13 107 (5.59%) High Availability
14 103 (5.38%) Data Analysis
14 103 (5.38%) SDLC
15 100 (5.23%) Data Protection
16 99 (5.18%) Test Automation
17 95 (4.97%) Unit Testing
18 85 (4.44%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 728 (38.06%) Java
2 690 (36.07%) C++
3 629 (32.88%) Perl
4 571 (29.85%) Ruby
5 531 (27.76%) JavaScript
6 426 (22.27%) C#
7 424 (22.16%) SQL
8 364 (19.03%) Bash Shell
9 351 (18.35%) C
10 281 (14.69%) PHP
11 129 (6.74%) PowerShell
12 107 (5.59%) R
13 77 (4.03%) Shell Script
14 63 (3.29%) Scala
15 49 (2.56%) MATLAB
16 28 (1.46%) VB
17 24 (1.25%) Lua
17 24 (1.25%) PL/SQL
18 23 (1.20%) Korn
19 14 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 417 (21.80%) Degree
2 183 (9.57%) Security Cleared
3 66 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 62 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (3.03%) DV Cleared
6 41 (2.14%) CCNA
7 40 (2.09%) PhD
8 38 (1.99%) CCNP
9 35 (1.83%) RHCSA
10 34 (1.78%) RHCE
11 22 (1.15%) ISEB
12 21 (1.10%) CEH
12 21 (1.10%) CISSP
12 21 (1.10%) ISTQB
12 21 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (0.99%) OSCP
14 18 (0.94%) CREST Certified
14 18 (0.94%) MCSE
14 18 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 17 (0.89%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 224 (11.71%) QA
2 16 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (0.73%) SLA
4 12 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.63%) SDET
5 10 (0.52%) HIPAA
6 8 (0.42%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.31%) COBIT
7 6 (0.31%) COSO
7 6 (0.31%) GAMP
7 6 (0.31%) GMP
7 6 (0.31%) MISRA
8 5 (0.26%) ISO13485
9 2 (0.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.052%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.052%) MISRA C
System Software
1 182 (9.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 101 (5.28%) Docker
3 60 (3.14%) vSphere
4 44 (2.30%) Hyper-V
5 40 (2.09%) KVM
6 32 (1.67%) VMware ESX
7 31 (1.62%) VirtualBox
8 24 (1.25%) Active Directory
9 20 (1.05%) Firmware
9 20 (1.05%) Xen
10 17 (0.89%) Postfix
11 15 (0.78%) HDFS
11 15 (0.78%) NFS
12 14 (0.73%) qmail
13 13 (0.68%) Squid
13 13 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
14 12 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 11 (0.58%) vCloud
16 7 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 6 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 284 (14.85%) Puppet
2 239 (12.49%) Opscode Chef
3 98 (5.12%) Ansible
4 91 (4.76%) Nagios
5 48 (2.51%) Nessus
6 44 (2.30%) Nmap
7 35 (1.83%) logstash
8 28 (1.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 28 (1.46%) Salt
8 28 (1.46%) SCCM
8 28 (1.46%) WSUS
9 23 (1.20%) ZABBIX
10 19 (0.99%) OpenVAS
11 18 (0.94%) Cacti
12 17 (0.89%) Ganglia
13 16 (0.84%) StatsD
14 13 (0.68%) collectd
14 13 (0.68%) Graphite
15 12 (0.63%) Kibana
16 9 (0.47%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 267 (13.96%) VMware
2 210 (10.98%) Red Hat
3 146 (7.63%) Microsoft
4 140 (7.32%) Oracle
5 139 (7.27%) Cisco
6 104 (5.44%) Sophos
7 66 (3.45%) EMC
8 60 (3.14%) Juniper
9 54 (2.82%) Qualys
10 46 (2.40%) Splunk
11 44 (2.30%) F5
12 36 (1.88%) SAP
13 34 (1.78%) HP
14 27 (1.41%) Atlassian
15 26 (1.36%) Citrix
16 22 (1.15%) Coverity
17 18 (0.94%) ArcSight
18 17 (0.89%) Tableau
19 15 (0.78%) CA
20 14 (0.73%) Forcepoint
Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £80000 Per Annum +excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + bonus + flexible environment
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Training
Posted: 13 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £29000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Kent
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary DOE!
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Caspian One Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable on Skills, Above Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + equity
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + stock + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago