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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 117 109 150
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +41
Permanent jobs citing Python 509 510 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.27% 2.38% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.77% 4.88% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 426 448 324
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 £26,500 £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
10666 10446 11436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 47.56% 48.80% 50.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8996 9198 10209
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +39 134 £42,500 -5.55% 12
Hampshire +1 125 £40,000 +5.26% 18
Berkshire -27 91 £47,500 +18.75% 18
Oxfordshire -6 67 £46,250 -2.63% 19
East Sussex -14 53 £40,000 +25.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -19 25 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Kent -15 6 £67,500 +125.00% 1
Middlesex +2 3 £50,000 -
M4 Corridor - 2 £62,500 -
West Sussex -27 1 £50,000 +3.09% 2
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 662 (58.48%) Linux
2 479 (42.31%) Java
3 413 (36.48%) Perl
4 370 (32.69%) Ruby
5 326 (28.80%) Degree
6 300 (26.50%) C++
7 290 (25.62%) PHP
8 264 (23.32%) Bash Shell
9 261 (23.06%) JavaScript
9 261 (23.06%) MySQL
9 261 (23.06%) Windows
10 256 (22.61%) SQL
11 236 (20.85%) C
12 228 (20.14%) Computer Science
13 204 (18.02%) UNIX
14 190 (16.78%) C#
14 190 (16.78%) Software Engineering
15 189 (16.70%) CSS
16 186 (16.43%) HTML
17 180 (15.90%) Open Source
18 170 (15.02%) Puppet
19 154 (13.60%) Git (software)
20 149 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
21 142 (12.54%) OO
22 133 (11.75%) TDD
23 132 (11.66%) Apache
24 131 (11.57%) Red Hat
25 130 (11.48%) QA
26 126 (11.13%) .NET
27 123 (10.87%) DevOps

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 132 (11.66%) Apache
2 91 (8.04%) Node.js
3 61 (5.39%) Tomcat
4 50 (4.42%) nginx
5 44 (3.89%) IIS
6 29 (2.56%) Drupal
7 22 (1.94%) OpenStack
8 21 (1.86%) SharePoint
9 19 (1.68%) WordPress
10 16 (1.41%) CMS
11 12 (1.06%) 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%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.53%) MS Exchange
15 6 (0.53%) ArcGIS
15 6 (0.53%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.44%) Zope
Applications
1 52 (4.59%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.33%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.97%) MS Office
4 10 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.53%) AutoCAD
6 5 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.18%) SPSS
8 1 (0.088%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.088%) Maya
Business Applications
1 20 (1.77%) Google Analytics
2 15 (1.33%) WebTrends
3 8 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.18%) Magento
4 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.088%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.088%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (5.57%) SaaS
2 51 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (2.12%) PaaS
4 18 (1.59%) IaaS
5 16 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (1.24%) Office 365
7 13 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (0.62%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.44%) Rackspace Cloud
10 5 (0.44%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.44%) ElastiCache
10 5 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (0.35%) GitHub
12 2 (0.18%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.18%) Route 53
13 1 (0.088%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 75 (6.63%) TCP/IP
2 62 (5.48%) HTTP
3 61 (5.39%) DNS
4 50 (4.42%) Firewall
5 49 (4.33%) Internet
6 29 (2.56%) Ethernet
7 23 (2.03%) VPN
8 22 (1.94%) IPv4
8 22 (1.94%) IPv6
9 21 (1.86%) VoIP
10 20 (1.77%) SNMP
10 20 (1.77%) LDAP
11 17 (1.50%) DHCP
11 17 (1.50%) WAN
12 16 (1.41%) InfiniBand
13 13 (1.15%) IPsec
13 13 (1.15%) GSM
14 12 (1.06%) LAN
15 11 (0.97%) Network Security
16 10 (0.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (23.06%) MySQL
2 99 (8.75%) Relational Database
3 84 (7.42%) PostgreSQL
4 66 (5.83%) Big Data
5 58 (5.12%) Oracle Database
6 52 (4.59%) NoSQL
6 52 (4.59%) Hadoop
7 49 (4.33%) SQL Server
8 46 (4.06%) RDBMS
9 36 (3.18%) MongoDB
10 26 (2.30%) HBase
11 25 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (2.03%) Redis
12 23 (2.03%) Apache Hive
13 21 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (0.88%) MS Access
16 9 (0.80%) Couchbase
17 7 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
18 5 (0.44%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 154 (13.60%) Git (software)
2 73 (6.45%) Subversion
3 60 (5.30%) Jenkins
4 56 (4.95%) Selenium
5 34 (3.00%) JIRA
5 34 (3.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 29 (2.56%) LoadRunner
6 29 (2.56%) Eclipse
7 27 (2.39%) GDB
8 26 (2.30%) Ant
8 26 (2.30%) JMeter
9 25 (2.21%) Maven
10 23 (2.03%) WebDriver
11 21 (1.86%) InstallShield
12 19 (1.68%) JUnit
12 19 (1.68%) GCC
13 15 (1.33%) Cucumber
14 14 (1.24%) PyUnit
15 13 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 91 (8.04%) Finance
2 72 (6.36%) Telecoms
3 58 (5.12%) Marketing
4 40 (3.53%) Electronics
5 35 (3.09%) Manufacturing
6 31 (2.74%) Banking
7 24 (2.12%) Games
8 22 (1.94%) Retail
9 12 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (0.97%) Investment Banking
11 9 (0.80%) Aerospace
11 9 (0.80%) Publishing
12 7 (0.62%) Advertising
13 6 (0.53%) Military
13 6 (0.53%) Billing
14 4 (0.35%) Legal
14 4 (0.35%) Back Office
15 3 (0.27%) Automotive
15 3 (0.27%) French Language
15 3 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 409 (36.13%) Developer
2 134 (11.84%) Administrator
3 131 (11.57%) Systems Administrator
4 113 (9.98%) Linux Administrator
5 102 (9.01%) Analyst
6 96 (8.48%) Software Engineer
7 94 (8.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 73 (6.45%) Web Developer
9 72 (6.36%) Software Developer
10 57 (5.04%) Linux Engineer
11 56 (4.95%) Senior Developer
12 54 (4.77%) Junior
13 52 (4.59%) Systems Engineer
14 49 (4.33%) Java Developer
15 48 (4.24%) Tester
16 46 (4.06%) Test Engineer
17 43 (3.80%) C++ Developer
17 43 (3.80%) Graduate
17 43 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
18 37 (3.27%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (16.70%) CSS
2 186 (16.43%) HTML
3 126 (11.13%) .NET
4 109 (9.63%) jQuery
5 100 (8.83%) Web Services
6 75 (6.63%) HTML5
7 65 (5.74%) XML
8 50 (4.42%) Django
9 49 (4.33%) CSS3
10 47 (4.15%) AngularJS
10 47 (4.15%) Ruby on Rails
11 46 (4.06%) LAMP
12 41 (3.62%) Backbone.js
13 31 (2.74%) RESTful
14 29 (2.56%) STL
15 28 (2.47%) Spring
16 27 (2.39%) REST
16 27 (2.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 27 (2.39%) Sass
17 25 (2.21%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 228 (20.14%) Computer Science
2 180 (15.90%) Open Source
3 97 (8.57%) Mathematics
4 51 (4.51%) Physics
5 34 (3.00%) Social Media
6 33 (2.92%) Statistics
7 31 (2.74%) Embedded Systems
8 24 (2.12%) Mobile App
9 19 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.41%) Client/Server
11 15 (1.33%) Clustering
11 15 (1.33%) Visualisation
12 13 (1.15%) Management Information System
13 11 (0.97%) Replication
14 10 (0.88%) GIS
14 10 (0.88%) Derivative
15 9 (0.80%) Kindle
15 9 (0.80%) Mobile Computing
16 8 (0.71%) Blog
16 8 (0.71%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 662 (58.48%) Linux
2 261 (23.06%) Windows
3 204 (18.02%) UNIX
4 93 (8.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 76 (6.71%) Debian
6 66 (5.83%) Ubuntu
7 65 (5.74%) CentOS
8 46 (4.06%) Android
9 34 (3.00%) Mac OS X
10 32 (2.83%) Apple iOS
11 23 (2.03%) Solaris
12 19 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (1.68%) Windows 7
13 17 (1.50%) AIX
13 17 (1.50%) OpenBSD
14 11 (0.97%) SUSE
14 11 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
15 10 (0.88%) Windows Phone
15 10 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (16.78%) Software Engineering
2 149 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (12.54%) OO
4 133 (11.75%) TDD
5 123 (10.87%) DevOps
6 107 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
7 101 (8.92%) Configuration Management
8 80 (7.07%) Analytics
9 74 (6.54%) Scrum
10 66 (5.83%) MVC
11 62 (5.48%) Web Development
12 59 (5.21%) Mentoring
13 58 (5.12%) Performance Tuning
14 54 (4.77%) Software Testing
15 47 (4.15%) Test Automation
16 37 (3.27%) Load Balancing
16 37 (3.27%) SEO
16 37 (3.27%) Project Management
16 37 (3.27%) OOP
17 33 (2.92%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 479 (42.31%) Java
2 413 (36.48%) Perl
3 370 (32.69%) Ruby
4 300 (26.50%) C++
5 290 (25.62%) PHP
6 264 (23.32%) Bash Shell
7 261 (23.06%) JavaScript
8 256 (22.61%) SQL
9 236 (20.85%) C
10 190 (16.78%) C#
11 73 (6.45%) Shell Script
12 54 (4.77%) MATLAB
13 37 (3.27%) PowerShell
14 34 (3.00%) R
15 30 (2.65%) PL/SQL
16 29 (2.56%) Scala
17 21 (1.86%) VB
17 21 (1.86%) Objective-C
18 20 (1.77%) VBA
19 18 (1.59%) Lua
Qualifications
1 326 (28.80%) Degree
2 85 (7.51%) Security Cleared
3 55 (4.86%) SC Cleared
4 32 (2.83%) PhD
5 23 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (1.86%) CISSP
7 20 (1.77%) CCNA
8 18 (1.59%) DV Cleared
9 17 (1.50%) ISEB
10 12 (1.06%) ISTQB
11 10 (0.88%) RHCE
12 8 (0.71%) CEH
12 8 (0.71%) CCNP
13 6 (0.53%) OSCP
13 6 (0.53%) OSCE
14 4 (0.35%) JNCIA
14 4 (0.35%) CCIP
14 4 (0.35%) CCIE
14 4 (0.35%) CCSP
15 3 (0.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (11.48%) QA
2 32 (2.83%) PCI DSS
3 21 (1.86%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.97%) HIPAA
5 7 (0.62%) DO-178B
6 5 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.35%) SLA
8 3 (0.27%) JTAG
9 1 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 56 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (2.65%) KVM
3 27 (2.39%) Active Directory
4 26 (2.30%) Snort
5 21 (1.86%) Xen
6 19 (1.68%) Hyper-V
7 17 (1.50%) XenServer
7 17 (1.50%) vSphere
8 12 (1.06%) NFS
9 10 (0.88%) Nmap
10 8 (0.71%) VirtualBox
10 8 (0.71%) VMware ESX
11 6 (0.53%) Varnish
12 5 (0.44%) Squid
13 4 (0.35%) Postfix
14 3 (0.27%) Sendmail
15 2 (0.18%) Docker
16 1 (0.088%) Terminal Server
16 1 (0.088%) vCloud
16 1 (0.088%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 170 (15.02%) Puppet
2 94 (8.30%) Opscode Chef
3 72 (6.36%) Nagios
4 28 (2.47%) Vagrant
5 18 (1.59%) Munin
6 16 (1.41%) Cacti
7 15 (1.33%) Ansible
8 14 (1.24%) Salt
9 13 (1.15%) ZABBIX
10 12 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (0.97%) Zenoss
11 11 (0.97%) OpenView
12 10 (0.88%) Ganglia
12 10 (0.88%) 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
1 131 (11.57%) Red Hat
2 116 (10.25%) Oracle
3 77 (6.80%) Microsoft
4 70 (6.18%) VMware
5 36 (3.18%) Citrix
6 27 (2.39%) JBoss
6 27 (2.39%) Google
7 26 (2.30%) Cisco
8 19 (1.68%) HP
9 16 (1.41%) Zend
10 15 (1.33%) Coremetrics
10 15 (1.33%) Omniture
11 14 (1.24%) Juniper
12 13 (1.15%) Coverity
13 12 (1.06%) Wind River
13 12 (1.06%) Rackspace
14 10 (0.88%) Perforce
15 9 (0.80%) Sophos
15 9 (0.80%) Sun
15 9 (0.80%) IBM
Kent
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000 per annum + on call + bonus + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 13 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Health care + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, healthcare etc
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, private medica
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum +Many benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £60000 per annum - share options
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Negotiable + Bonus (10%) + Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago