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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 65 122 112
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -10
Permanent jobs citing Python 847 505 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.08% 2.25% 2.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.29% 4.73% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 666 422 444
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
10215 10672 10405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 49.15% 47.47% 48.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8870 9022 9154
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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
Berkshire +82 227 £50,000 +5.26% 31
Hampshire +39 178 £42,500 +6.25% 29
Surrey +33 170 £45,000 +5.88% 19
Oxfordshire +24 106 £45,000 -2.70% 30
Buckinghamshire +37 73 £40,750 -4.11% 8
East Sussex +13 54 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Kent +7 21 £35,000 -48.14% 2
West Sussex 0 17 £45,000 -10.00%
Middlesex +7 10 £41,250 -17.50% 1
Thames Valley - 3 - -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 863 (53.90%) Linux
2 577 (36.04%) Perl
3 558 (34.85%) JavaScript
4 541 (33.79%) Java
5 531 (33.17%) Ruby
6 492 (30.73%) Agile Software Development
7 475 (29.67%) PHP
8 456 (28.48%) SQL
9 447 (27.92%) C++
10 430 (26.86%) HTML
11 428 (26.73%) MySQL
12 418 (26.11%) CSS
13 401 (25.05%) Degree
14 383 (23.92%) Software Engineering
15 340 (21.24%) Windows
16 311 (19.43%) UNIX
17 301 (18.80%) Puppet
18 274 (17.11%) Git (software)
18 274 (17.11%) Computer Science
19 273 (17.05%) C
20 268 (16.74%) Bash Shell
21 266 (16.61%) C#
22 260 (16.24%) jQuery
23 251 (15.68%) DevOps
24 242 (15.12%) Open Source
25 240 (14.99%) Apache
26 228 (14.24%) NoSQL
27 226 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
28 223 (13.93%) AngularJS
29 201 (12.55%) VMware

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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
1 240 (14.99%) Apache
2 165 (10.31%) Node.js
3 91 (5.68%) nginx
4 86 (5.37%) Tomcat
5 72 (4.50%) WebLogic
6 70 (4.37%) JBoss
7 58 (3.62%) OpenStack
8 44 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
9 34 (2.12%) SAS
9 34 (2.12%) CMS
9 34 (2.12%) Drupal
10 24 (1.50%) Apache Spark
11 23 (1.44%) IIS
12 21 (1.31%) WordPress
13 17 (1.06%) WebSphere
14 16 (1.00%) Jetty
15 14 (0.87%) SharePoint
16 11 (0.69%) Apache Solr
17 10 (0.62%) Umbraco
17 10 (0.62%) Mule
Applications
1 84 (5.25%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.37%) SPSS
3 16 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (0.94%) PowerPivot
5 10 (0.62%) GNU Octave
6 8 (0.50%) Quicktime
6 8 (0.50%) Final Cut Pro
7 6 (0.37%) MS Office
8 5 (0.31%) Mathematica
9 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.19%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.12%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.062%) Simulink
11 1 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 18 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.12%) Magento
3 1 (0.062%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.062%) Tridion
3 1 (0.062%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 187 (11.68%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (4.56%) SaaS
3 34 (2.12%) GitHub
4 30 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
5 29 (1.81%) PaaS
6 26 (1.62%) Heroku
6 26 (1.62%) Google App Engine
7 25 (1.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 22 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
9 20 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
10 19 (1.19%) IaaS
11 16 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (0.81%) Taleo
12 13 (0.81%) Responsys
13 9 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
13 9 (0.56%) Amazon S3
14 8 (0.50%) Route 53
14 8 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
16 4 (0.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 116 (7.25%) TCP/IP
2 110 (6.87%) Internet
3 103 (6.43%) Firewall
4 95 (5.93%) DNS
5 85 (5.31%) HTTP
6 66 (4.12%) SMTP
7 54 (3.37%) SSL
8 46 (2.87%) VPN
9 39 (2.44%) BGP
10 38 (2.37%) LDAP
11 37 (2.31%) OSPF
12 33 (2.06%) WAN
13 31 (1.94%) IPsec
14 28 (1.75%) VoIP
14 28 (1.75%) SAN
15 24 (1.50%) Broadband
15 24 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
16 23 (1.44%) MPLS
17 21 (1.31%) Fibre Channel
18 20 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 428 (26.73%) MySQL
2 228 (14.24%) NoSQL
3 185 (11.56%) MongoDB
4 148 (9.24%) PostgreSQL
5 121 (7.56%) Big Data
6 106 (6.62%) Relational Database
7 100 (6.25%) SQL Server
8 70 (4.37%) Hadoop
9 34 (2.12%) Oracle Database
10 32 (2.00%) RDBMS
11 31 (1.94%) Redis
12 26 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
13 25 (1.56%) Riak
14 21 (1.31%) CouchDB
15 19 (1.19%) MariaDB
15 19 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
16 18 (1.12%) QlikView
17 16 (1.00%) Data Mining
17 16 (1.00%) Couchbase
18 14 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 274 (17.11%) Git (software)
2 194 (12.12%) Jenkins
3 147 (9.18%) Subversion
4 111 (6.93%) Selenium
5 81 (5.06%) JIRA
6 53 (3.31%) Visual Studio
7 51 (3.19%) Grunt
8 41 (2.56%) gulp
9 39 (2.44%) Maven
10 35 (2.19%) JUnit
10 35 (2.19%) PHPUnit
11 31 (1.94%) Hudson
11 31 (1.94%) WebDriver
12 22 (1.37%) Ant
12 22 (1.37%) Metasploit
13 21 (1.31%) Cucumber
14 20 (1.25%) Bower
15 19 (1.19%) JMeter
16 16 (1.00%) GCC
17 14 (0.87%) InstallShield
General
1 127 (7.93%) Finance
2 115 (7.18%) Telecoms
3 67 (4.18%) Manufacturing
4 65 (4.06%) Electronics
5 46 (2.87%) Marketing
6 42 (2.62%) Games
7 37 (2.31%) Banking
8 17 (1.06%) Legal
9 16 (1.00%) Retail
9 16 (1.00%) Aerospace
10 10 (0.62%) Publishing
11 9 (0.56%) Billing
11 9 (0.56%) Back Office
12 7 (0.44%) Automotive
13 4 (0.25%) Law
13 4 (0.25%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.19%) Avionics
14 3 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.19%) Military
14 3 (0.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 632 (39.48%) Developer
2 273 (17.05%) Software Engineer
3 135 (8.43%) Analyst
4 134 (8.37%) Administrator
5 131 (8.18%) Software Developer
6 125 (7.81%) Systems Administrator
7 116 (7.25%) Senior Developer
8 111 (6.93%) Web Developer
9 100 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
10 84 (5.25%) Linux Administrator
11 80 (5.00%) Python Developer
12 78 (4.87%) Systems Engineer
12 78 (4.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 73 (4.56%) Linux Engineer
14 62 (3.87%) C++ Developer
15 54 (3.37%) Support Engineer
16 53 (3.31%) Senior Software Engineer
16 53 (3.31%) JavaScript Developer
17 46 (2.87%) Graduate
18 45 (2.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 430 (26.86%) HTML
2 418 (26.11%) CSS
3 260 (16.24%) jQuery
4 223 (13.93%) AngularJS
5 177 (11.06%) XML
6 169 (10.56%) .NET
7 157 (9.81%) HTML5
8 151 (9.43%) Web Services
9 102 (6.37%) Backbone.js
10 98 (6.12%) CSS3
11 91 (5.68%) REST
11 91 (5.68%) Django
12 82 (5.12%) Ajax
13 74 (4.62%) ASP.NET
14 71 (4.43%) LAMP
15 68 (4.25%) JSON
16 62 (3.87%) Ember.js
17 50 (3.12%) Ruby on Rails
18 49 (3.06%) Spring
19 46 (2.87%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 274 (17.11%) Computer Science
2 164 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (5.68%) Algorithms
4 85 (5.31%) Mathematics
5 71 (4.43%) Data Centre
6 61 (3.81%) Mobile App
7 41 (2.56%) Physics
8 37 (2.31%) Statistics
9 36 (2.25%) Management Information System
10 35 (2.19%) Embedded Systems
11 33 (2.06%) Visualisation
12 29 (1.81%) User Experience
13 20 (1.25%) Data Structures
14 19 (1.19%) DTV
14 19 (1.19%) Robotics
15 17 (1.06%) Derivative
15 17 (1.06%) Client/Server
15 17 (1.06%) Digital Media
16 15 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
17 14 (0.87%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 863 (53.90%) Linux
2 340 (21.24%) Windows
3 311 (19.43%) UNIX
4 121 (7.56%) CentOS
5 96 (6.00%) Ubuntu
6 94 (5.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 47 (2.94%) Android
8 42 (2.62%) Solaris
9 39 (2.44%) Debian
10 31 (1.94%) Apple iOS
11 29 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 27 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
13 21 (1.31%) VxWorks
13 21 (1.31%) SUSE
14 19 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (1.19%) Windows 7
15 15 (0.94%) Mac OS X
16 14 (0.87%) Fedora
17 9 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
18 7 (0.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (30.73%) Agile Software Development
2 383 (23.92%) Software Engineering
3 251 (15.68%) DevOps
4 242 (15.12%) Open Source
5 226 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
6 192 (11.99%) TDD
7 182 (11.37%) Configuration Management
8 181 (11.31%) Web Development
9 161 (10.06%) OO
10 145 (9.06%) MVC
11 120 (7.50%) Scrum
12 119 (7.43%) BDD
13 99 (6.18%) Test Automation
14 72 (4.50%) Unit Testing
15 71 (4.43%) OOP
16 64 (4.00%) Project Management
16 64 (4.00%) Cyber Security
17 61 (3.81%) Analytics
18 59 (3.69%) Software Testing
19 57 (3.56%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 577 (36.04%) Perl
2 558 (34.85%) JavaScript
3 541 (33.79%) Java
4 531 (33.17%) Ruby
5 475 (29.67%) PHP
6 456 (28.48%) SQL
7 447 (27.92%) C++
8 273 (17.05%) C
9 268 (16.74%) Bash Shell
10 266 (16.61%) C#
11 115 (7.18%) Shell Script
12 80 (5.00%) R
13 51 (3.19%) MATLAB
14 46 (2.87%) PowerShell
15 42 (2.62%) Objective-C
16 33 (2.06%) Jython
17 29 (1.81%) VB.NET
18 28 (1.75%) Go
19 26 (1.62%) Lua
20 23 (1.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 401 (25.05%) Degree
2 106 (6.62%) Security Cleared
3 49 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (3.00%) SC Cleared
5 39 (2.44%) DV Cleared
6 37 (2.31%) PhD
7 31 (1.94%) ISTQB
8 30 (1.87%) ISEB
9 26 (1.62%) CCNA
10 17 (1.06%) CCNP
11 16 (1.00%) CCIE
12 15 (0.94%) RHCSA
13 13 (0.81%) RHCE
14 10 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
14 10 (0.62%) CISSP
15 8 (0.50%) MOS
15 8 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (0.44%) EMC Certification
17 6 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 5 (0.31%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (6.68%) QA
2 16 (1.00%) PCI DSS
3 12 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.62%) HIPAA
5 9 (0.56%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.44%) SLA
7 5 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.12%) GAMP
8 2 (0.12%) GMP
8 2 (0.12%) JTAG
9 1 (0.062%) FISMA
System Software
1 137 (8.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (2.56%) KVM
3 31 (1.94%) Varnish
4 27 (1.69%) Active Directory
5 24 (1.50%) Squid
5 24 (1.50%) qmail
6 15 (0.94%) Xen
7 12 (0.75%) Firmware
8 11 (0.69%) vSphere
8 11 (0.69%) Docker
8 11 (0.69%) VirtualBox
8 11 (0.69%) vCloud
9 10 (0.62%) VMware ESX
10 8 (0.50%) Hyper-V
10 8 (0.50%) iptables
11 4 (0.25%) NFS
11 4 (0.25%) Ceph
11 4 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.25%) Samba
11 4 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 301 (18.80%) Puppet
2 174 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
3 108 (6.75%) Nagios
4 69 (4.31%) ZABBIX
5 49 (3.06%) Ansible
6 46 (2.87%) logstash
7 41 (2.56%) Cacti
7 41 (2.56%) Graphite
8 29 (1.81%) Ganglia
8 29 (1.81%) Nessus
9 25 (1.56%) collectd
10 24 (1.50%) Nmap
10 24 (1.50%) Vagrant
11 21 (1.31%) StatsD
12 15 (0.94%) Zenoss
13 10 (0.62%) Salt
14 9 (0.56%) SELinux
15 7 (0.44%) Icinga
16 6 (0.37%) Rundeck
16 6 (0.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 201 (12.55%) VMware
2 155 (9.68%) Red Hat
3 129 (8.06%) Microsoft
4 122 (7.62%) Oracle
5 75 (4.68%) Cisco
6 55 (3.44%) Splunk
7 50 (3.12%) Google
8 33 (2.06%) HP
9 32 (2.00%) Juniper
10 30 (1.87%) Tableau
11 24 (1.50%) Zend
11 24 (1.50%) Websense
12 22 (1.37%) Sun
13 21 (1.31%) Citrix
14 19 (1.19%) SAP
15 17 (1.06%) Percona
16 16 (1.00%) Atlassian
17 13 (0.81%) Eloqua
18 12 (0.75%) IBM
18 12 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
Reigate, Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £highly competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + training and development
Posted: 6 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + training and development
Posted: 7 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent training and development
Posted: 7 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £36,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50k - 80k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser Ltd
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Computer People
Posted: 20 hours ago
Henley-on-thames, Oxfordshire
GCS
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
McCabe & Barton
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago