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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 102 116 143
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +27
Permanent jobs citing Python 594 518 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.70% 2.38% 1.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.84% 4.79% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 490 458 403
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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
10169 10824 12077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 46.20% 49.69% 52.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8633 9320 10894
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 £40,000 £37,500 £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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +54 167 £45,000 +30.43% 19
Hampshire +13 112 £40,000 +14.28% 18
Berkshire -39 102 £50,000 +5.26% 15
Oxfordshire +10 97 £40,000 -20.00% 37
Buckinghamshire +4 43 £37,500 -6.25% 1
East Sussex -4 38 £35,000 +12.90% 3
Kent -2 12 £45,000 +20.00% 4
West Sussex -5 10 £32,500 +16.07% 2
M4 Corridor - 2 £62,500 -
Sussex +7 1 £46,000 +97.84%
Middlesex -8 1 £70,000 +16.66% 1
Home Counties - 1 - -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 590 (53.73%) Linux
2 459 (41.80%) Perl
3 373 (33.97%) Java
4 330 (30.05%) Ruby
5 314 (28.60%) PHP
6 304 (27.69%) SQL
7 300 (27.32%) JavaScript
8 298 (27.14%) C++
9 281 (25.59%) Degree
10 275 (25.05%) Agile Software Development
11 254 (23.13%) Windows
12 228 (20.77%) C
13 226 (20.58%) Bash Shell
14 218 (19.85%) MySQL
15 200 (18.21%) HTML
16 199 (18.12%) Software Engineering
17 191 (17.40%) UNIX
18 184 (16.76%) CSS
19 182 (16.58%) Computer Science
20 177 (16.12%) C#
21 151 (13.75%) Open Source
22 144 (13.11%) Puppet
23 137 (12.48%) .NET
24 136 (12.39%) OO
25 134 (12.20%) Git (software)
25 134 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
26 133 (12.11%) Red Hat
27 128 (11.66%) DevOps
28 120 (10.93%) Oracle
29 119 (10.84%) TDD

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 87 (7.92%) Apache
2 85 (7.74%) Node.js
3 41 (3.73%) Tomcat
4 37 (3.37%) SharePoint
5 34 (3.10%) nginx
6 32 (2.91%) JBoss
7 29 (2.64%) IIS
7 29 (2.64%) WordPress
8 24 (2.19%) OpenStack
9 23 (2.09%) WebLogic
10 12 (1.09%) SAS
10 12 (1.09%) Confluence
11 11 (1.00%) CMS
12 10 (0.91%) Drupal
13 9 (0.82%) Resin
14 8 (0.73%) Oracle Service Bus
14 8 (0.73%) WebLogic Portal
14 8 (0.73%) ArcGIS
15 7 (0.64%) ColdFusion
16 6 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 34 (3.10%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.00%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.82%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.73%) MS Office
5 3 (0.27%) Mathematica
6 2 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.18%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.091%) Maya
7 1 (0.091%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 14 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (0.91%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.18%) Agresso
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.091%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.091%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 45 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (2.82%) SaaS
3 30 (2.73%) Office 365
4 13 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.91%) PaaS
6 9 (0.82%) IaaS
7 7 (0.64%) Google App Engine
7 7 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.64%) Heroku
8 5 (0.46%) Rackspace Cloud
8 5 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.46%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.46%) ElastiCache
8 5 (0.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 75 (6.83%) TCP/IP
2 73 (6.65%) Internet
3 72 (6.56%) DNS
4 62 (5.65%) HTTP
5 43 (3.92%) VoIP
6 35 (3.19%) Firewall
7 30 (2.73%) VPN
8 27 (2.46%) IPv4
9 25 (2.28%) IPv6
10 22 (2.00%) DHCP
11 20 (1.82%) LDAP
12 18 (1.64%) IPsec
13 17 (1.55%) SSL
14 15 (1.37%) LAN
15 14 (1.28%) WAN
16 12 (1.09%) HTTPS
16 12 (1.09%) SAN
16 12 (1.09%) Network Security
17 9 (0.82%) SNMP
18 6 (0.55%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (19.85%) MySQL
2 77 (7.01%) SQL Server
3 63 (5.74%) Relational Database
4 62 (5.65%) NoSQL
5 53 (4.83%) MongoDB
6 52 (4.74%) PostgreSQL
7 50 (4.55%) Oracle Database
8 47 (4.28%) Big Data
9 32 (2.91%) Hadoop
10 30 (2.73%) MS Access
11 25 (2.28%) RDBMS
12 13 (1.18%) Redis
13 12 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (1.00%) QlikView
14 11 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
16 8 (0.73%) DB2
17 7 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
18 6 (0.55%) HBase
18 6 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 134 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 95 (8.65%) Subversion
3 65 (5.92%) Selenium
4 63 (5.74%) Jenkins
5 45 (4.10%) JIRA
6 35 (3.19%) GDB
7 31 (2.82%) WebDriver
8 30 (2.73%) Hudson
9 29 (2.64%) QuickTest Pro
10 25 (2.28%) JMeter
10 25 (2.28%) GCC
11 23 (2.09%) Cucumber
11 23 (2.09%) LoadRunner
12 20 (1.82%) Visual Studio
13 16 (1.46%) Ant
13 16 (1.46%) Eclipse
14 15 (1.37%) Mercurial
15 14 (1.28%) PHPUnit
15 14 (1.28%) InstallShield
16 13 (1.18%) JUnit
General
1 101 (9.20%) Finance
2 64 (5.83%) Telecoms
3 30 (2.73%) Banking
4 29 (2.64%) Marketing
5 21 (1.91%) Electronics
6 20 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.28%) Advertising
8 11 (1.00%) Publishing
9 10 (0.91%) Retail
9 10 (0.91%) Legal
9 10 (0.91%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.82%) Games
10 9 (0.82%) Automotive
11 7 (0.64%) Military
11 7 (0.64%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.46%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.27%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.27%) French Language
13 3 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 381 (34.70%) Developer
2 117 (10.66%) Analyst
3 114 (10.38%) Software Engineer
4 111 (10.11%) Administrator
5 108 (9.84%) Linux Administrator
6 102 (9.29%) Systems Administrator
7 80 (7.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 64 (5.83%) Software Developer
9 63 (5.74%) Senior Developer
10 57 (5.19%) Junior
10 57 (5.19%) Python Developer
11 55 (5.01%) Systems Engineer
12 54 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
13 49 (4.46%) Test Engineer
14 46 (4.19%) C++ Developer
15 45 (4.10%) Graduate
15 45 (4.10%) Web Developer
16 42 (3.83%) Test Analyst
17 37 (3.37%) Support Engineer
18 35 (3.19%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (18.21%) HTML
2 184 (16.76%) CSS
3 137 (12.48%) .NET
4 110 (10.02%) jQuery
5 104 (9.47%) Web Services
6 79 (7.19%) XML
6 79 (7.19%) HTML5
7 77 (7.01%) LAMP
8 66 (6.01%) Django
8 66 (6.01%) AngularJS
9 52 (4.74%) CSS3
10 41 (3.73%) Backbone.js
11 39 (3.55%) Ruby on Rails
12 35 (3.19%) REST
13 30 (2.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 28 (2.55%) STL
14 28 (2.55%) ASP.NET
15 27 (2.46%) Ajax
16 24 (2.19%) Spring
16 24 (2.19%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 182 (16.58%) Computer Science
2 151 (13.75%) Open Source
3 77 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (7.01%) Mathematics
4 56 (5.10%) Algorithms
5 39 (3.55%) User Experience
6 31 (2.82%) Mobile App
6 31 (2.82%) Physics
7 23 (2.09%) Embedded Systems
8 22 (2.00%) Replication
9 19 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (1.55%) Kindle
11 16 (1.46%) Client/Server
12 14 (1.28%) Visualisation
13 13 (1.18%) Social Media
14 12 (1.09%) Statistics
15 11 (1.00%) Clustering
15 11 (1.00%) GIS
16 10 (0.91%) Management Information System
17 9 (0.82%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 590 (53.73%) Linux
2 254 (23.13%) Windows
3 191 (17.40%) UNIX
4 102 (9.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 81 (7.38%) CentOS
6 53 (4.83%) Ubuntu
7 51 (4.64%) Android
8 41 (3.73%) Solaris
9 34 (3.10%) Mac OS X
10 32 (2.91%) Debian
10 32 (2.91%) Apple iOS
11 25 (2.28%) Windows 7
12 18 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (1.28%) Windows Phone
13 14 (1.28%) Fedora
14 13 (1.18%) AIX
15 10 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (0.82%) openSUSE
17 8 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
17 8 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (25.05%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (18.12%) Software Engineering
3 136 (12.39%) OO
4 134 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
5 128 (11.66%) DevOps
6 119 (10.84%) TDD
7 86 (7.83%) Software Testing
8 82 (7.47%) Scrum
9 81 (7.38%) Analytics
10 79 (7.19%) Configuration Management
11 74 (6.74%) Mentoring
12 68 (6.19%) Test Automation
13 67 (6.10%) Performance Tuning
14 62 (5.65%) MVC
15 50 (4.55%) Web Development
16 45 (4.10%) Data Analysis
17 44 (4.01%) BDD
18 36 (3.28%) Cyber Security
19 35 (3.19%) User Acceptance Testing
19 35 (3.19%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 459 (41.80%) Perl
2 373 (33.97%) Java
3 330 (30.05%) Ruby
4 314 (28.60%) PHP
5 304 (27.69%) SQL
6 300 (27.32%) JavaScript
7 298 (27.14%) C++
8 228 (20.77%) C
9 226 (20.58%) Bash Shell
10 177 (16.12%) C#
11 96 (8.74%) Shell Script
12 40 (3.64%) PowerShell
13 37 (3.37%) VB
14 35 (3.19%) MATLAB
15 29 (2.64%) T-SQL
16 27 (2.46%) R
17 18 (1.64%) Scala
18 17 (1.55%) PL/SQL
18 17 (1.55%) Jython
19 13 (1.18%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 281 (25.59%) Degree
2 72 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 59 (5.37%) SC Cleared
4 38 (3.46%) PhD
5 29 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (2.19%) CCNA
7 15 (1.37%) ISEB
8 14 (1.28%) ISTQB
9 12 (1.09%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.91%) RHCSA
11 9 (0.82%) RHCE
12 5 (0.46%) CCIE
12 5 (0.46%) CCNP
13 3 (0.27%) CISSP
14 2 (0.18%) CCIP
14 2 (0.18%) CCSP
14 2 (0.18%) CSQA
14 2 (0.18%) JNCIA
14 2 (0.18%) PMI Certification
15 1 (0.091%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (9.56%) QA
2 40 (3.64%) ISO 9001
3 21 (1.91%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.46%) JTAG
6 4 (0.36%) SLA
7 3 (0.27%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.091%) HIPAA
System Software
1 65 (5.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (3.83%) Active Directory
3 33 (3.01%) KVM
4 19 (1.73%) Hyper-V
5 18 (1.64%) vSphere
6 16 (1.46%) LXC
7 15 (1.37%) Snort
8 13 (1.18%) Xen
9 8 (0.73%) Firmware
10 7 (0.64%) NFS
11 5 (0.46%) Squid
11 5 (0.46%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.36%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.27%) XenServer
14 2 (0.18%) Kamailio
14 2 (0.18%) Sendmail
14 2 (0.18%) Docker
15 1 (0.091%) Ceph
15 1 (0.091%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 144 (13.11%) Puppet
2 90 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (3.83%) Nagios
4 23 (2.09%) Vagrant
5 15 (1.37%) Munin
6 14 (1.28%) Ansible
7 12 (1.09%) logstash
8 11 (1.00%) Cacti
9 10 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (0.82%) ZABBIX
10 9 (0.82%) Salt
11 8 (0.73%) StatsD
12 7 (0.64%) NetBackup
13 6 (0.55%) Control-M
13 6 (0.55%) OpenView
13 6 (0.55%) collectd
13 6 (0.55%) Opsview
14 5 (0.46%) Icinga
14 5 (0.46%) Graylog2
14 5 (0.46%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 133 (12.11%) Red Hat
2 120 (10.93%) Oracle
3 98 (8.93%) VMware
4 77 (7.01%) Microsoft
5 35 (3.19%) Cisco
6 27 (2.46%) Zend
7 22 (2.00%) HP
8 21 (1.91%) Juniper
9 20 (1.82%) Google
10 18 (1.64%) Tableau
11 15 (1.37%) Citrix
12 13 (1.18%) Rackspace
13 12 (1.09%) ServiceNow
13 12 (1.09%) IBM
14 10 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (0.91%) Splunk
15 7 (0.64%) ESRI
15 7 (0.64%) Percona
15 7 (0.64%) Veritas
15 7 (0.64%) Sun
Epsom, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 + Equity (Negotiable)
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + share scheme,
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + life care, bonus, more
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + share scheme,
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + share scheme,
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + life care, bonus, more
Posted: 16 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum + DOE, 12% Bonus, Share Options, Medical and Dental.
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 20 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus package
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + benefits+bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Thame, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
Annapurna
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday