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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 124 120 164
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +44
Permanent jobs citing Python 492 465 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.24% 2.20% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.76% 4.51% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 410 418 317
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,600 £55,000 £62,750
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
10328 10311 11395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 46.94% 48.81% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8652 9090 10163
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 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 19 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 +40 129 £42,500 +13.33% 18
Hampshire +19 128 £40,000 +5.26% 7
Berkshire -29 84 £47,500 +11.76% 16
Oxfordshire -11 67 £45,000 -5.26% 21
East Sussex -13 49 £40,000 +25.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -3 21 £41,500 -7.77% 7
Kent -13 5 £67,500 +125.00%
M4 Corridor - 2 £62,500 -
Middlesex -2 1 £50,000 -
West Sussex -23 1 £50,000 +3.09% 2
Home Counties - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £46,000 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 642 (58.90%) Linux
2 460 (42.20%) Java
3 416 (38.17%) Perl
4 353 (32.39%) Ruby
5 313 (28.72%) Degree
6 285 (26.15%) C++
7 276 (25.32%) PHP
8 264 (24.22%) Bash Shell
9 260 (23.85%) Windows
10 257 (23.58%) MySQL
11 254 (23.30%) SQL
12 247 (22.66%) JavaScript
12 247 (22.66%) Agile Software Development
13 225 (20.64%) C
14 215 (19.72%) Computer Science
15 201 (18.44%) UNIX
16 185 (16.97%) C#
17 173 (15.87%) CSS
18 171 (15.69%) HTML
19 166 (15.23%) Software Engineering
20 162 (14.86%) Open Source
21 160 (14.68%) Puppet
22 142 (13.03%) Git (software)
23 137 (12.57%) Red Hat
24 132 (12.11%) OO
25 131 (12.02%) TDD
26 126 (11.56%) QA
27 124 (11.38%) Oracle
28 121 (11.10%) .NET
29 119 (10.92%) Apache

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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
1 119 (10.92%) Apache
2 88 (8.07%) Node.js
3 61 (5.60%) Tomcat
4 44 (4.04%) nginx
5 43 (3.94%) IIS
6 22 (2.02%) SharePoint
7 21 (1.93%) OpenStack
8 19 (1.74%) Drupal
9 16 (1.47%) WordPress
10 14 (1.28%) CMS
11 12 (1.10%) Resin
12 9 (0.83%) ColdFusion
13 7 (0.64%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.64%) SAS
13 7 (0.64%) Confluence
14 6 (0.55%) MS Exchange
14 6 (0.55%) ArcGIS
15 5 (0.46%) Zope
16 4 (0.37%) WebSphere
16 4 (0.37%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 48 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.19%) MS Visio
2 13 (1.19%) Photoshop
3 11 (1.01%) MS Office
4 6 (0.55%) AutoCAD
5 5 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.092%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.092%) Maya
6 1 (0.092%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (1.83%) Google Analytics
2 15 (1.38%) WebTrends
3 7 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.18%) Magento
6 1 (0.092%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.092%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (4.95%) SaaS
2 43 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.56%) Office 365
4 15 (1.38%) IaaS
4 15 (1.38%) PaaS
5 13 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.55%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.46%) Rackspace Cloud
8 5 (0.46%) ElastiCache
8 5 (0.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 5 (0.46%) GitHub
9 3 (0.28%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.092%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.092%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 77 (7.06%) TCP/IP
2 63 (5.78%) HTTP
2 63 (5.78%) DNS
3 54 (4.95%) Internet
4 48 (4.40%) Firewall
5 27 (2.48%) VoIP
6 25 (2.29%) IPv4
6 25 (2.29%) IPv6
7 24 (2.20%) Ethernet
7 24 (2.20%) LDAP
8 23 (2.11%) VPN
9 20 (1.83%) SNMP
10 19 (1.74%) DHCP
11 18 (1.65%) WAN
12 16 (1.47%) InfiniBand
13 15 (1.38%) LAN
14 14 (1.28%) IPsec
15 13 (1.19%) GSM
15 13 (1.19%) SSL
16 10 (0.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (23.58%) MySQL
2 99 (9.08%) Relational Database
3 81 (7.43%) PostgreSQL
4 62 (5.69%) Oracle Database
5 60 (5.50%) Big Data
6 52 (4.77%) SQL Server
7 45 (4.13%) RDBMS
7 45 (4.13%) NoSQL
8 44 (4.04%) Hadoop
9 38 (3.49%) MongoDB
10 25 (2.29%) HBase
11 23 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
12 21 (1.93%) Redis
12 21 (1.93%) Apache Hive
13 20 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
14 14 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (1.19%) MS Access
16 9 (0.83%) Couchbase
17 8 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
18 6 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 142 (13.03%) Git (software)
2 72 (6.61%) Subversion
3 62 (5.69%) Selenium
4 57 (5.23%) Jenkins
5 33 (3.03%) JIRA
5 33 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
6 30 (2.75%) GDB
7 29 (2.66%) Eclipse
8 27 (2.48%) LoadRunner
9 25 (2.29%) Ant
10 24 (2.20%) WebDriver
11 23 (2.11%) JMeter
12 22 (2.02%) Maven
13 21 (1.93%) GCC
14 19 (1.74%) JUnit
15 18 (1.65%) InstallShield
16 17 (1.56%) Cucumber
17 15 (1.38%) Hudson
18 13 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
19 12 (1.10%) PyUnit
General
1 96 (8.81%) Finance
2 65 (5.96%) Telecoms
3 53 (4.86%) Marketing
4 39 (3.58%) Electronics
5 32 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 31 (2.84%) Banking
7 19 (1.74%) Games
8 18 (1.65%) Retail
9 12 (1.10%) Publishing
10 11 (1.01%) Investment Banking
11 10 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.83%) Advertising
12 9 (0.83%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.73%) Legal
14 6 (0.55%) Military
15 4 (0.37%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.37%) French Language
15 4 (0.37%) German Language
16 3 (0.28%) Billing
16 3 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 381 (34.95%) Developer
2 132 (12.11%) Administrator
3 130 (11.93%) Systems Administrator
4 114 (10.46%) Linux Administrator
5 104 (9.54%) Analyst
6 93 (8.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 84 (7.71%) Software Engineer
8 67 (6.15%) Software Developer
9 66 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
10 65 (5.96%) Web Developer
11 54 (4.95%) Junior
12 53 (4.86%) Systems Engineer
12 53 (4.86%) Senior Developer
13 47 (4.31%) Java Developer
14 46 (4.22%) Test Engineer
15 43 (3.94%) C++ Developer
15 43 (3.94%) Graduate
16 42 (3.85%) Tester
17 41 (3.76%) DevOps Engineer
18 39 (3.58%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (15.87%) CSS
2 171 (15.69%) HTML
3 121 (11.10%) .NET
4 100 (9.17%) jQuery
5 88 (8.07%) Web Services
6 70 (6.42%) HTML5
7 67 (6.15%) XML
8 48 (4.40%) Django
8 48 (4.40%) AngularJS
9 47 (4.31%) CSS3
10 44 (4.04%) LAMP
11 39 (3.58%) Backbone.js
12 38 (3.49%) Ruby on Rails
13 29 (2.66%) STL
14 28 (2.57%) Spring
15 27 (2.48%) Sass
16 25 (2.29%) REST
16 25 (2.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 25 (2.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 25 (2.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 215 (19.72%) Computer Science
2 162 (14.86%) Open Source
3 94 (8.62%) Mathematics
4 71 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (4.59%) Physics
6 46 (4.22%) User Experience
7 31 (2.84%) Social Media
8 29 (2.66%) Embedded Systems
8 29 (2.66%) Mobile App
8 29 (2.66%) Statistics
9 20 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (1.38%) Clustering
11 14 (1.28%) Replication
11 14 (1.28%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.01%) Derivative
12 11 (1.01%) Visualisation
13 10 (0.92%) Kindle
13 10 (0.92%) GIS
13 10 (0.92%) Management Information System
14 9 (0.83%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 642 (58.90%) Linux
2 260 (23.85%) Windows
3 201 (18.44%) UNIX
4 95 (8.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 72 (6.61%) Debian
6 71 (6.51%) CentOS
7 66 (6.06%) Ubuntu
8 47 (4.31%) Android
9 37 (3.39%) Mac OS X
10 33 (3.03%) Apple iOS
11 26 (2.39%) Solaris
12 20 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (1.83%) Windows 7
13 16 (1.47%) AIX
13 16 (1.47%) OpenBSD
14 12 (1.10%) Fedora
14 12 (1.10%) SUSE
15 11 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
16 10 (0.92%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (22.66%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (15.23%) Software Engineering
3 132 (12.11%) OO
4 131 (12.02%) TDD
5 118 (10.83%) DevOps
6 111 (10.18%) Continuous Integration
7 103 (9.45%) Configuration Management
8 74 (6.79%) Scrum
8 74 (6.79%) Analytics
9 64 (5.87%) Performance Tuning
10 61 (5.60%) MVC
11 60 (5.50%) Mentoring
12 59 (5.41%) Software Testing
13 55 (5.05%) Web Development
14 46 (4.22%) Test Automation
15 38 (3.49%) Load Balancing
16 36 (3.30%) SEO
17 35 (3.21%) BDD
18 34 (3.12%) Performance Testing
19 33 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 460 (42.20%) Java
2 416 (38.17%) Perl
3 353 (32.39%) Ruby
4 285 (26.15%) C++
5 276 (25.32%) PHP
6 264 (24.22%) Bash Shell
7 254 (23.30%) SQL
8 247 (22.66%) JavaScript
9 225 (20.64%) C
10 185 (16.97%) C#
11 79 (7.25%) Shell Script
12 48 (4.40%) MATLAB
13 41 (3.76%) PowerShell
14 31 (2.84%) R
15 30 (2.75%) Scala
16 26 (2.39%) PL/SQL
17 21 (1.93%) VB
18 20 (1.83%) Objective-C
19 19 (1.74%) VBA
20 17 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 313 (28.72%) Degree
2 75 (6.88%) Security Cleared
3 55 (5.05%) SC Cleared
4 33 (3.03%) PhD
5 25 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (2.11%) CCNA
7 18 (1.65%) CISSP
8 15 (1.38%) ISEB
9 13 (1.19%) DV Cleared
10 11 (1.01%) ISTQB
11 10 (0.92%) RHCE
12 7 (0.64%) CEH
13 6 (0.55%) CCNP
14 5 (0.46%) OSCP
14 5 (0.46%) OSCE
15 3 (0.28%) CCIP
15 3 (0.28%) CCIE
15 3 (0.28%) CCSP
15 3 (0.28%) JNCIA
16 2 (0.18%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (11.56%) QA
2 33 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 25 (2.29%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.92%) HIPAA
5 8 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.64%) DO-178B
7 3 (0.28%) JTAG
8 2 (0.18%) SLA
9 1 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (3.12%) Active Directory
3 31 (2.84%) KVM
4 26 (2.39%) Snort
5 25 (2.29%) Hyper-V
6 19 (1.74%) Xen
6 19 (1.74%) vSphere
7 15 (1.38%) XenServer
8 10 (0.92%) NFS
9 9 (0.83%) Nmap
10 8 (0.73%) VirtualBox
10 8 (0.73%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.46%) Squid
12 2 (0.18%) Postfix
12 2 (0.18%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.18%) Docker
13 1 (0.092%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.092%) QEMU
13 1 (0.092%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 160 (14.68%) Puppet
2 83 (7.61%) Opscode Chef
3 62 (5.69%) Nagios
4 28 (2.57%) Vagrant
5 18 (1.65%) Munin
6 15 (1.38%) Ansible
7 14 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
8 13 (1.19%) Salt
9 12 (1.10%) ZABBIX
10 11 (1.01%) Cacti
10 11 (1.01%) Zenoss
11 9 (0.83%) Nessus
12 7 (0.64%) NetBackup
12 7 (0.64%) logstash
13 6 (0.55%) OpenView
13 6 (0.55%) Netcool
13 6 (0.55%) Control-M
14 5 (0.46%) Capistrano
14 5 (0.46%) Ganglia
14 5 (0.46%) collectd
Vendors
1 137 (12.57%) Red Hat
2 124 (11.38%) Oracle
3 72 (6.61%) Microsoft
3 72 (6.61%) VMware
4 35 (3.21%) Citrix
5 27 (2.48%) JBoss
6 25 (2.29%) Google
7 22 (2.02%) Cisco
8 20 (1.83%) HP
9 18 (1.65%) Zend
10 15 (1.38%) Coremetrics
10 15 (1.38%) Omniture
11 14 (1.28%) Juniper
12 11 (1.01%) ServiceNow
13 10 (0.92%) Rackspace
14 9 (0.83%) Wind River
14 9 (0.83%) IBM
14 9 (0.83%) Coverity
15 8 (0.73%) Sophos
15 8 (0.73%) SAP
Egham, Surrey
Servicenow
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Stock & Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Notonthehighstreet.com
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £37000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-40k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Health, Parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Equity Bonus, Home Work
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum upto 20% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Corporate Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Bridge Noble
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago