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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 48 98 121
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +23
Permanent jobs citing Python 981 632 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.09% 3.03% 2.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.72% 6.30% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 802 524 404
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
10090 10038 10073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 52.35% 48.08% 50.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8987 8756 8516
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
Oxfordshire +19 250 £50,000 +11.11% 30
Hampshire +71 230 £46,000 +26.02% 28
Berkshire +43 210 £52,500 +5.00% 36
Surrey +1 152 £45,000 - 23
Buckinghamshire +45 68 £44,500 +27.14% 10
East Sussex +16 36 £35,000 -34.88% 9
Kent +6 15 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Middlesex +10 6 £55,000 +6.79% 1
West Sussex -26 5 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Thames Valley - 3 - -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1004 (49.95%) Linux
2 761 (37.86%) Java
3 645 (32.09%) JavaScript
4 638 (31.74%) Perl
4 638 (31.74%) C++
5 624 (31.04%) Ruby
6 589 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
7 493 (24.53%) SQL
8 474 (23.58%) Degree
9 455 (22.64%) Software Engineering
10 431 (21.44%) HTML
11 424 (21.09%) C#
12 390 (19.40%) Bash Shell
13 381 (18.96%) CSS
14 376 (18.71%) PHP
15 372 (18.51%) Windows
16 370 (18.41%) Unix
17 352 (17.51%) C
18 330 (16.42%) Computer Science
19 326 (16.22%) Puppet
19 326 (16.22%) MySQL
20 303 (15.07%) VMware
21 297 (14.78%) Git (software)
22 295 (14.68%) DevOps
23 268 (13.33%) TDD
24 254 (12.64%) Amazon AWS
25 246 (12.24%) NoSQL
26 242 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
27 240 (11.94%) Red Hat
28 228 (11.34%) Opscode Chef

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 206 (10.25%) Apache
2 129 (6.42%) nginx
3 110 (5.47%) Node.js
4 76 (3.78%) Tomcat
5 74 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
6 68 (3.38%) OpenStack
7 66 (3.28%) WebLogic
8 63 (3.13%) JBoss
9 38 (1.89%) Drupal
10 30 (1.49%) CMS
11 27 (1.34%) Confluence
11 27 (1.34%) Jetty
12 25 (1.24%) Apache Spark
13 23 (1.14%) SAS
14 21 (1.04%) Apache Solr
15 17 (0.85%) IIS
16 15 (0.75%) ArcGIS
16 15 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
17 13 (0.65%) WordPress
18 12 (0.60%) Umbraco
Applications
1 92 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 18 (0.90%) SPSS
3 16 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.50%) MS Office
5 7 (0.35%) AutoCAD
6 5 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.20%) Mathematica
8 3 (0.15%) GNU Octave
9 2 (0.100%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.050%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.050%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.15%) Odoo
5 1 (0.050%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 254 (12.64%) Amazon AWS
2 116 (5.77%) SaaS
3 45 (2.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 42 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
5 40 (1.99%) PaaS
6 38 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
6 38 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
7 35 (1.74%) Amazon S3
8 34 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
9 32 (1.59%) Heroku
10 29 (1.44%) OpenShift
11 27 (1.34%) IaaS
12 24 (1.19%) GitHub
12 24 (1.19%) Google App Engine
13 21 (1.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 10 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 9 (0.45%) Google Analytics
16 8 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
17 7 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
18 5 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 136 (6.77%) Firewall
2 135 (6.72%) TCP/IP
3 93 (4.63%) HTTP
4 83 (4.13%) DNS
5 82 (4.08%) Internet
6 66 (3.28%) Cisco Nexus
7 50 (2.49%) Network Security
8 48 (2.39%) Cisco IOS
9 45 (2.24%) SSL
10 40 (1.99%) WAN
11 39 (1.94%) SMTP
12 33 (1.64%) LAN
13 27 (1.34%) BGP
13 27 (1.34%) OSPF
14 26 (1.29%) LDAP
15 25 (1.24%) VPN
16 24 (1.19%) Broadband
16 24 (1.19%) Fibre Channel
16 24 (1.19%) Wireless
17 20 (1.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 326 (16.22%) MySQL
2 246 (12.24%) NoSQL
3 175 (8.71%) Big Data
4 135 (6.72%) SQL Server
5 127 (6.32%) MongoDB
6 109 (5.42%) PostgreSQL
7 107 (5.32%) Relational Database
8 100 (4.98%) Hadoop
9 56 (2.79%) RDBMS
10 53 (2.64%) Data Mining
10 53 (2.64%) Redis
11 34 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
11 34 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
12 23 (1.14%) MariaDB
13 20 (1.00%) CouchDB
14 17 (0.85%) GIS
14 17 (0.85%) Oracle Database
14 17 (0.85%) Riak
15 16 (0.80%) DB2
16 14 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 297 (14.78%) Git (software)
2 203 (10.10%) Jenkins
3 155 (7.71%) Subversion
4 95 (4.73%) Selenium
5 66 (3.28%) JIRA
6 58 (2.89%) Maven
7 54 (2.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 39 (1.94%) Visual Studio
9 36 (1.79%) Metasploit
9 36 (1.79%) Vagrant
9 36 (1.79%) WebDriver
10 35 (1.74%) Cucumber
11 29 (1.44%) GCC
12 25 (1.24%) Hudson
13 24 (1.19%) Ant
14 23 (1.14%) Grunt
15 22 (1.09%) Gradle
16 21 (1.04%) Clang
16 21 (1.04%) TeamCity
17 20 (1.00%) gulp
General
1 214 (10.65%) Finance
2 142 (7.06%) Telecoms
3 89 (4.43%) Marketing
4 71 (3.53%) Retail
5 64 (3.18%) Manufacturing
6 59 (2.94%) Electronics
7 24 (1.19%) Games
8 22 (1.09%) Banking
9 20 (1.00%) Automotive
9 20 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 16 (0.80%) Advertising
11 15 (0.75%) Military
12 13 (0.65%) Aerospace
13 11 (0.55%) Law
13 11 (0.55%) Publishing
14 6 (0.30%) Billing
15 5 (0.25%) Back Office
16 4 (0.20%) Avionics
17 3 (0.15%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 722 (35.92%) Developer
2 262 (13.03%) Software Engineer
3 257 (12.79%) Linux Engineer
4 219 (10.90%) Python Developer
5 175 (8.71%) Analyst
6 169 (8.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 150 (7.46%) Administrator
8 136 (6.77%) Linux Administrator
9 128 (6.37%) Systems Administrator
10 126 (6.27%) Software Developer
11 125 (6.22%) JavaScript Developer
12 120 (5.97%) C++ Developer
13 112 (5.57%) Java Developer
14 109 (5.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 108 (5.37%) Senior Developer
16 105 (5.22%) Systems Engineer
17 99 (4.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 97 (4.83%) Graduate
19 87 (4.33%) C++ Software Engineer
19 87 (4.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 431 (21.44%) HTML
2 381 (18.96%) CSS
3 211 (10.50%) .NET
4 205 (10.20%) AngularJS
5 189 (9.40%) Web Services
6 179 (8.91%) jQuery
7 151 (7.51%) Django
8 147 (7.31%) XML
9 138 (6.87%) LAMP
10 114 (5.67%) Ruby on Rails
11 109 (5.42%) HTML5
12 98 (4.88%) ASP.NET
13 74 (3.68%) Backbone.js
14 72 (3.58%) REST
15 71 (3.53%) RabbitMQ
16 67 (3.33%) RESTful
16 67 (3.33%) Spring
17 64 (3.18%) Ajax
18 59 (2.94%) Sass
19 56 (2.79%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 330 (16.42%) Computer Science
2 171 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 113 (5.62%) Algorithms
4 88 (4.38%) Mathematics
5 71 (3.53%) Mobile App
6 67 (3.33%) Physics
7 63 (3.13%) Data Centre
8 57 (2.84%) EMC VNX
9 51 (2.54%) Data Structures
10 50 (2.49%) User Experience
11 48 (2.39%) Visualisation
12 43 (2.14%) Embedded Systems
13 42 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
14 41 (2.04%) Management Information System
15 37 (1.84%) Hedge funds
16 30 (1.49%) Statistics
17 28 (1.39%) Semantic Web
18 26 (1.29%) Derivative
19 22 (1.09%) Clustering
20 21 (1.04%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1004 (49.95%) Linux
2 372 (18.51%) Windows
3 370 (18.41%) Unix
4 199 (9.90%) CentOS
5 140 (6.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 71 (3.53%) Ubuntu
7 70 (3.48%) Android
8 41 (2.04%) Apple iOS
9 36 (1.79%) VxWorks
10 33 (1.64%) Debian
11 32 (1.59%) Solaris
12 28 (1.39%) AIX
13 24 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
13 24 (1.19%) Windows Server
14 19 (0.95%) SUSE
15 16 (0.80%) Windows 7
16 14 (0.70%) Fedora
17 13 (0.65%) Mac OS X
18 12 (0.60%) Windows Phone
19 10 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 589 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
2 455 (22.64%) Software Engineering
3 295 (14.68%) DevOps
4 268 (13.33%) TDD
5 242 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
6 218 (10.85%) Open Source
7 167 (8.31%) Scrum
8 156 (7.76%) Configuration Management
9 139 (6.92%) Cybersecurity
10 131 (6.52%) ITIL
10 131 (6.52%) OO
11 125 (6.22%) Mentoring
12 118 (5.87%) BDD
12 118 (5.87%) Web Development
13 110 (5.47%) Front End Development
14 101 (5.02%) Data Analysis
15 95 (4.73%) OOP
16 94 (4.68%) Machine Learning
17 93 (4.63%) Analytics
17 93 (4.63%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 761 (37.86%) Java
2 645 (32.09%) JavaScript
3 638 (31.74%) C++
3 638 (31.74%) Perl
4 624 (31.04%) Ruby
5 493 (24.53%) SQL
6 424 (21.09%) C#
7 390 (19.40%) Bash Shell
8 376 (18.71%) PHP
9 352 (17.51%) C
10 116 (5.77%) PowerShell
11 110 (5.47%) Scala
12 103 (5.12%) R
13 98 (4.88%) Shell Script
14 51 (2.54%) MATLAB
15 46 (2.29%) VB
16 41 (2.04%) PL/SQL
17 29 (1.44%) Korn
18 28 (1.39%) Objective-C
19 27 (1.34%) Jython
Qualifications
1 474 (23.58%) Degree
2 190 (9.45%) Security Cleared
3 75 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
4 72 (3.58%) DV Cleared
5 57 (2.84%) SC Cleared
6 50 (2.49%) CCNA
7 41 (2.04%) PhD
7 41 (2.04%) RHCSA
8 40 (1.99%) RHCE
9 32 (1.59%) CCNP
10 28 (1.39%) ISEB
10 28 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
11 24 (1.19%) ISTQB
12 20 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 19 (0.95%) CEH
14 18 (0.90%) CCIE
14 18 (0.90%) CREST Certified
14 18 (0.90%) GIAC
14 18 (0.90%) OSCP
15 16 (0.80%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (9.35%) QA
2 20 (1.00%) SLA
3 14 (0.70%) SDET
4 12 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.55%) MISRA
6 10 (0.50%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.35%) COBIT
7 7 (0.35%) COSO
8 6 (0.30%) GAMP
8 6 (0.30%) GMP
8 6 (0.30%) MISRA C
9 5 (0.25%) HIPAA
9 5 (0.25%) ISO13485
9 5 (0.25%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.100%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 2 (0.100%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.050%) FISMA
System Software
1 189 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (3.53%) vSphere
3 51 (2.54%) Docker
4 45 (2.24%) VMware ESX
5 40 (1.99%) KVM
6 39 (1.94%) Hyper-V
7 26 (1.29%) vCloud
8 25 (1.24%) Active Directory
9 21 (1.04%) Firmware
10 20 (1.00%) Postfix
11 19 (0.95%) VirtualBox
12 18 (0.90%) Varnish
13 17 (0.85%) qmail
13 17 (0.85%) Xen
14 16 (0.80%) NFS
15 15 (0.75%) Squid
16 14 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
17 11 (0.55%) iptables
18 7 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 7 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 326 (16.22%) Puppet
2 228 (11.34%) Opscode Chef
3 88 (4.38%) Nagios
4 61 (3.03%) Ansible
5 58 (2.89%) Nessus
6 57 (2.84%) Nmap
7 45 (2.24%) logstash
8 41 (2.04%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 41 (2.04%) SCCM
8 41 (2.04%) WSUS
9 28 (1.39%) Salt
10 27 (1.34%) ZABBIX
11 25 (1.24%) Cacti
12 23 (1.14%) Graphite
13 21 (1.04%) OpenVAS
13 21 (1.04%) StatsD
14 20 (1.00%) Ganglia
15 17 (0.85%) collectd
15 17 (0.85%) Zenoss
16 9 (0.45%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 303 (15.07%) VMware
2 240 (11.94%) Red Hat
3 189 (9.40%) Oracle
4 185 (9.20%) Microsoft
5 131 (6.52%) Cisco
6 84 (4.18%) EMC
7 66 (3.28%) Qualys
8 51 (2.54%) Sophos
9 49 (2.44%) Google
10 45 (2.24%) Splunk
11 44 (2.19%) Juniper
12 43 (2.14%) Citrix
13 38 (1.89%) HP
14 29 (1.44%) Atlassian
14 29 (1.44%) SAP
15 27 (1.34%) Tableau
16 23 (1.14%) Forcepoint
17 21 (1.04%) F5
17 21 (1.04%) Percona
18 20 (1.00%) ESRI
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000.0000 - £60000.0000 per annum + flexi, profit share
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Earth Stream Global
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Provide Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25k - £26k per annum + Pension 2:1 Life assurance 4x base
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Training budget + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £34,000 to £37,000 per annum + Bonus + Training budget + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 22 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Private Health, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £29000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Holiday, Vouchers
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago