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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 75 113 102
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -11
Permanent jobs citing Python 796 550 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.80% 2.40% 2.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.82% 4.91% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 603 454 532
Average salary £45,000 £42,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
10177 11198 10992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.55% 48.89% 49.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8708 9748 9706
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 6 July 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 6 July 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
Hampshire +55 196 £45,000 +5.88% 23
Berkshire +46 191 £45,000 - 22
Surrey +24 154 £47,500 +5.55% 17
Oxfordshire +14 116 £46,500 +3.33% 25
East Sussex +12 65 £40,000 +15.10% 4
Buckinghamshire +23 43 £41,500 +6.41% 7
Kent +19 20 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Middlesex +22 12 £42,500 -15.00% 1
West Sussex +5 8 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Thames Valley - 1 - -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 826 (56.93%) Linux
2 563 (38.80%) Perl
3 531 (36.60%) Ruby
4 520 (35.84%) JavaScript
5 493 (33.98%) Java
6 468 (32.25%) PHP
6 468 (32.25%) Agile Software Development
7 394 (27.15%) C++
8 393 (27.08%) SQL
9 385 (26.53%) HTML
10 371 (25.57%) MySQL
11 368 (25.36%) CSS
12 363 (25.02%) Software Engineering
13 338 (23.29%) Windows
14 332 (22.88%) UNIX
15 314 (21.64%) Degree
16 296 (20.40%) Puppet
17 281 (19.37%) Open Source
18 265 (18.26%) C
19 238 (16.40%) Computer Science
20 233 (16.06%) jQuery
21 232 (15.99%) C#
22 222 (15.30%) Bash Shell
23 214 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
24 209 (14.40%) Git (software)
25 206 (14.20%) DevOps
26 189 (13.03%) Jenkins
27 188 (12.96%) OO
28 187 (12.89%) Apache
29 186 (12.82%) TDD

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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
1 187 (12.89%) Apache
2 138 (9.51%) Node.js
3 70 (4.82%) Tomcat
4 65 (4.48%) nginx
5 52 (3.58%) JBoss
5 52 (3.58%) WebLogic
6 41 (2.83%) IIS
7 38 (2.62%) OpenStack
8 30 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
9 25 (1.72%) SAS
10 21 (1.45%) WebSphere
10 21 (1.45%) Drupal
11 17 (1.17%) CMS
12 16 (1.10%) SharePoint
13 14 (0.96%) WordPress
14 10 (0.69%) Apache Solr
15 9 (0.62%) Jetty
15 9 (0.62%) Mule
15 9 (0.62%) Apache Spark
16 7 (0.48%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 72 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.03%) SPSS
3 10 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.62%) PowerPivot
5 8 (0.55%) Final Cut Pro
5 8 (0.55%) Quicktime
6 6 (0.41%) MS Office
6 6 (0.41%) GNU Octave
7 5 (0.34%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.21%) Abaqus
9 2 (0.14%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.069%) Simulink
10 1 (0.069%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.069%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.069%) Tridion
4 1 (0.069%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.069%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 130 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (3.58%) SaaS
3 34 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (1.79%) GitHub
5 18 (1.24%) Amazon S3
6 12 (0.83%) PaaS
7 11 (0.76%) Taleo
7 11 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
7 11 (0.76%) Responsys
8 10 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (0.55%) Amazon Glacier
10 8 (0.55%) AWS OpsWorks
10 8 (0.55%) IaaS
11 6 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.34%) Google App Engine
12 5 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.34%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 101 (6.96%) DNS
2 98 (6.75%) TCP/IP
3 91 (6.27%) Firewall
4 82 (5.65%) Internet
5 60 (4.14%) HTTP
6 55 (3.79%) SMTP
7 38 (2.62%) BGP
8 36 (2.48%) LDAP
8 36 (2.48%) VPN
9 32 (2.21%) VoIP
9 32 (2.21%) Network Security
10 30 (2.07%) SSL
11 29 (2.00%) OSPF
12 26 (1.79%) SAN
13 24 (1.65%) WAN
14 22 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (1.45%) IPsec
16 20 (1.38%) SSH
17 19 (1.31%) Wireless
17 19 (1.31%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 371 (25.57%) MySQL
2 173 (11.92%) NoSQL
3 169 (11.65%) MongoDB
4 135 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
5 108 (7.44%) SQL Server
6 96 (6.62%) Big Data
7 94 (6.48%) Relational Database
8 35 (2.41%) Hadoop
9 27 (1.86%) Oracle Database
10 22 (1.52%) CouchDB
11 19 (1.31%) RDBMS
11 19 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
12 18 (1.24%) Redis
13 17 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
14 13 (0.90%) MariaDB
15 12 (0.83%) QlikView
16 11 (0.76%) Data Mining
17 10 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (0.69%) Amazon Redshift
18 9 (0.62%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 209 (14.40%) Git (software)
2 189 (13.03%) Jenkins
3 128 (8.82%) Subversion
4 117 (8.06%) Selenium
5 72 (4.96%) JIRA
6 45 (3.10%) PHPUnit
7 44 (3.03%) WebDriver
8 41 (2.83%) Maven
9 39 (2.69%) JMeter
10 35 (2.41%) Visual Studio
11 32 (2.21%) JUnit
12 29 (2.00%) Ant
13 24 (1.65%) NUnit
14 23 (1.59%) Grunt
14 23 (1.59%) Cucumber
15 19 (1.31%) Hudson
16 15 (1.03%) InstallShield
17 12 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
17 12 (0.83%) gulp
18 11 (0.76%) Gerrit
General
1 104 (7.17%) Finance
2 84 (5.79%) Telecoms
3 58 (4.00%) Electronics
4 52 (3.58%) Manufacturing
5 36 (2.48%) Games
6 32 (2.21%) Marketing
7 30 (2.07%) Banking
8 19 (1.31%) Legal
9 13 (0.90%) Retail
10 12 (0.83%) Aerospace
11 10 (0.69%) Publishing
12 8 (0.55%) Back Office
13 5 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.34%) Advertising
13 5 (0.34%) Local Government
14 4 (0.28%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.28%) Law
15 3 (0.21%) Automotive
16 2 (0.14%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 563 (38.80%) Developer
2 251 (17.30%) Software Engineer
3 148 (10.20%) Administrator
4 144 (9.92%) Systems Administrator
5 113 (7.79%) Analyst
6 112 (7.72%) Software Developer
7 111 (7.65%) Linux Administrator
8 106 (7.31%) Web Developer
9 104 (7.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 100 (6.89%) Senior Developer
11 81 (5.58%) DevOps Engineer
12 61 (4.20%) Linux Engineer
13 60 (4.14%) Systems Engineer
14 58 (4.00%) Python Developer
15 57 (3.93%) Support Engineer
16 50 (3.45%) Java Developer
17 48 (3.31%) PHP Developer
18 45 (3.10%) Senior Software Engineer
18 45 (3.10%) Lead Developer
18 45 (3.10%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 385 (26.53%) HTML
2 368 (25.36%) CSS
3 233 (16.06%) jQuery
4 172 (11.85%) AngularJS
5 153 (10.54%) .NET
6 146 (10.06%) XML
7 141 (9.72%) Web Services
8 134 (9.24%) HTML5
9 96 (6.62%) CSS3
10 89 (6.13%) REST
11 81 (5.58%) LAMP
12 65 (4.48%) Backbone.js
13 62 (4.27%) JSON
14 61 (4.20%) Ajax
14 61 (4.20%) ASP.NET
15 58 (4.00%) Django
16 38 (2.62%) Ruby on Rails
17 37 (2.55%) SOAP
18 36 (2.48%) Spring
19 33 (2.27%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 238 (16.40%) Computer Science
2 120 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (5.86%) Mathematics
4 81 (5.58%) Algorithms
5 63 (4.34%) Data Centre
6 54 (3.72%) Mobile App
7 40 (2.76%) User Experience
8 35 (2.41%) Embedded Systems
9 33 (2.27%) Statistics
10 31 (2.14%) Management Information System
11 26 (1.79%) Physics
12 23 (1.59%) Derivative
13 20 (1.38%) Visualisation
14 17 (1.17%) Web 2.0
15 16 (1.10%) Data Structures
16 15 (1.03%) DTV
17 12 (0.83%) iPhone
18 11 (0.76%) Replication
18 11 (0.76%) Clustering
18 11 (0.76%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 826 (56.93%) Linux
2 338 (23.29%) Windows
3 332 (22.88%) UNIX
4 102 (7.03%) Ubuntu
5 100 (6.89%) CentOS
6 96 (6.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 52 (3.58%) Solaris
8 45 (3.10%) Debian
9 34 (2.34%) Android
10 31 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 28 (1.93%) Oracle Linux
12 27 (1.86%) Mac OS X
13 25 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
13 25 (1.72%) Windows 7
14 20 (1.38%) Apple iOS
15 18 (1.24%) SUSE
16 14 (0.96%) Fedora
17 9 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
17 9 (0.62%) AIX
18 8 (0.55%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (32.25%) Agile Software Development
2 363 (25.02%) Software Engineering
3 281 (19.37%) Open Source
4 214 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
5 206 (14.20%) DevOps
6 188 (12.96%) OO
7 186 (12.82%) TDD
8 175 (12.06%) MVC
9 168 (11.58%) Web Development
10 151 (10.41%) Configuration Management
11 129 (8.89%) BDD
12 113 (7.79%) Test Automation
13 84 (5.79%) Scrum
14 70 (4.82%) Software Testing
15 69 (4.76%) Project Management
16 68 (4.69%) Unit Testing
17 64 (4.41%) OOP
18 63 (4.34%) SDLC
19 62 (4.27%) Cyber Security
20 55 (3.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 563 (38.80%) Perl
2 531 (36.60%) Ruby
3 520 (35.84%) JavaScript
4 493 (33.98%) Java
5 468 (32.25%) PHP
6 394 (27.15%) C++
7 393 (27.08%) SQL
8 265 (18.26%) C
9 232 (15.99%) C#
10 222 (15.30%) Bash Shell
11 105 (7.24%) Shell Script
12 59 (4.07%) MATLAB
13 49 (3.38%) R
14 47 (3.24%) PowerShell
15 26 (1.79%) Objective-C
16 25 (1.72%) Go
17 24 (1.65%) Embedded C++
18 22 (1.52%) Embedded C
18 22 (1.52%) VB.NET
19 20 (1.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 314 (21.64%) Degree
2 96 (6.62%) Security Cleared
3 51 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 47 (3.24%) PhD
5 38 (2.62%) DV Cleared
6 36 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (2.00%) ISEB
8 28 (1.93%) ISTQB
9 20 (1.38%) RHCSA
10 17 (1.17%) RHCE
10 17 (1.17%) CCNP
11 16 (1.10%) CCNA
12 13 (0.90%) CCIE
13 11 (0.76%) CISSP
14 8 (0.55%) MOS
15 7 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
17 5 (0.34%) CISM
17 5 (0.34%) MySQL Certification
17 5 (0.34%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (6.41%) QA
2 18 (1.24%) PCI DSS
3 13 (0.90%) HIPAA
4 10 (0.69%) SLA
5 5 (0.34%) WCAG
5 5 (0.34%) WAI
6 4 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.14%) FISMA
7 2 (0.14%) JTAG
8 1 (0.069%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.069%) GAMP
8 1 (0.069%) GMP
System Software
1 133 (9.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (3.10%) KVM
3 26 (1.79%) Xen
4 24 (1.65%) Active Directory
5 13 (0.90%) Squid
5 13 (0.90%) qmail
5 13 (0.90%) vSphere
6 12 (0.83%) Varnish
6 12 (0.83%) iptables
7 11 (0.76%) NFS
8 10 (0.69%) Firmware
8 10 (0.69%) VMware ESX
9 9 (0.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 9 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 8 (0.55%) vCloud
10 8 (0.55%) Docker
11 6 (0.41%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.28%) Ceph
12 4 (0.28%) Snort
12 4 (0.28%) Samba
Systems Management
1 296 (20.40%) Puppet
2 182 (12.54%) Opscode Chef
3 95 (6.55%) Nagios
4 49 (3.38%) ZABBIX
5 48 (3.31%) Ansible
6 32 (2.21%) Graphite
6 32 (2.21%) Cacti
7 29 (2.00%) logstash
8 21 (1.45%) Vagrant
9 20 (1.38%) Ganglia
10 19 (1.31%) collectd
11 16 (1.10%) Nessus
12 15 (1.03%) Zenoss
13 14 (0.96%) StatsD
14 12 (0.83%) Salt
14 12 (0.83%) Nmap
15 8 (0.55%) OpenView
15 8 (0.55%) NetBackup
16 7 (0.48%) Tivoli
16 7 (0.48%) SELinux
Vendors
1 177 (12.20%) VMware
2 135 (9.30%) Red Hat
3 101 (6.96%) Oracle
4 100 (6.89%) Microsoft
5 61 (4.20%) Cisco
6 40 (2.76%) HP
6 40 (2.76%) Splunk
7 33 (2.27%) Google
8 32 (2.21%) Zend
9 30 (2.07%) Juniper
10 24 (1.65%) Sun
11 17 (1.17%) SAP
12 16 (1.10%) Tableau
13 14 (0.96%) IBM
14 12 (0.83%) Rackspace
15 11 (0.76%) Eloqua
16 10 (0.69%) Perforce
16 10 (0.69%) Atlassian
17 9 (0.62%) Sitecore
17 9 (0.62%) Veritas
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