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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 94 112 129
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +17
Permanent jobs citing Python 677 526 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.10% 2.43% 2.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.55% 4.86% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 564 448 466
Average salary £43,000 £42,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.58% +0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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
10333 10820 12382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 47.29% 49.97% 53.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8869 9180 11275
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 December 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 December 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 +58 173 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Berkshire -31 129 £52,500 +10.52% 16
Oxfordshire +15 121 £41,250 -17.50% 29
Hampshire +9 119 £35,250 -6.00% 19
Buckinghamshire +9 41 £36,250 -3.97%
East Sussex -5 37 £35,000 +12.90% 3
West Sussex +9 22 £32,500 +16.07% 1
Kent +4 17 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Middlesex +4 5 £51,500 -14.16% 1
M4 Corridor - 2 £62,500 -
Sussex +8 1 £35,000 +50.53%
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 634 (54.23%) Linux
2 490 (41.92%) Perl
3 380 (32.51%) Java
4 345 (29.51%) Ruby
5 342 (29.26%) PHP
6 329 (28.14%) JavaScript
7 325 (27.80%) SQL
8 323 (27.63%) C++
9 299 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
10 283 (24.21%) Degree
11 282 (24.12%) Windows
12 230 (19.67%) C
12 230 (19.67%) Bash Shell
13 220 (18.82%) HTML
14 219 (18.73%) UNIX
15 218 (18.65%) Software Engineering
16 215 (18.39%) MySQL
17 206 (17.62%) CSS
18 197 (16.85%) Computer Science
19 191 (16.34%) C#
20 175 (14.97%) Open Source
21 165 (14.11%) Puppet
22 155 (13.26%) .NET
22 155 (13.26%) Red Hat
23 154 (13.17%) OO
24 153 (13.09%) Continuous Integration
25 143 (12.23%) DevOps
26 135 (11.55%) Git (software)
27 133 (11.38%) TDD
28 123 (10.52%) jQuery

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 104 (8.90%) Apache
2 87 (7.44%) Node.js
3 45 (3.85%) nginx
4 38 (3.25%) Tomcat
5 36 (3.08%) SharePoint
5 36 (3.08%) IIS
5 36 (3.08%) WordPress
6 33 (2.82%) JBoss
7 28 (2.40%) WebLogic
8 20 (1.71%) OpenStack
9 14 (1.20%) SAS
10 13 (1.11%) Confluence
10 13 (1.11%) Drupal
11 12 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
12 11 (0.94%) CMS
13 10 (0.86%) WebLogic Portal
13 10 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
14 9 (0.77%) ColdFusion
15 8 (0.68%) ArcGIS
16 7 (0.60%) Resin
Applications
1 42 (3.59%) MS Excel
2 25 (2.14%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.60%) MS Office
4 5 (0.43%) Mathematica
5 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.26%) SPSS
6 1 (0.086%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.086%) Maya
6 1 (0.086%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.086%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 19 (1.63%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (0.86%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.26%) Agresso
6 1 (0.086%) GoldMine
6 1 (0.086%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.086%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 49 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (2.82%) Office 365
3 30 (2.57%) SaaS
4 12 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (0.86%) Amazon S3
5 10 (0.86%) PaaS
6 8 (0.68%) IaaS
7 7 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.60%) Heroku
7 7 (0.60%) Google App Engine
8 6 (0.51%) GitHub
9 5 (0.43%) ElastiCache
9 5 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (0.34%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 83 (7.10%) TCP/IP
2 81 (6.93%) DNS
3 80 (6.84%) Internet
4 65 (5.56%) HTTP
5 43 (3.68%) VoIP
6 39 (3.34%) Firewall
7 30 (2.57%) VPN
8 28 (2.40%) IPv4
9 26 (2.22%) IPv6
10 25 (2.14%) DHCP
11 24 (2.05%) LDAP
12 21 (1.80%) IPsec
13 19 (1.63%) SSL
14 17 (1.45%) SAN
15 15 (1.28%) WAN
15 15 (1.28%) LAN
16 13 (1.11%) Network Security
17 12 (1.03%) HTTPS
18 9 (0.77%) SNMP
19 6 (0.51%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (18.39%) MySQL
2 103 (8.81%) SQL Server
3 79 (6.76%) NoSQL
4 63 (5.39%) MongoDB
5 58 (4.96%) Relational Database
6 49 (4.19%) Big Data
6 49 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
7 44 (3.76%) Oracle Database
8 35 (2.99%) MS Access
9 28 (2.40%) Hadoop
10 21 (1.80%) RDBMS
11 15 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (1.28%) DB2
12 11 (0.94%) QlikView
12 11 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (0.94%) Redis
13 10 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (0.60%) Data Mining
14 7 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 135 (11.55%) Git (software)
2 102 (8.73%) Subversion
3 76 (6.50%) Jenkins
4 64 (5.47%) Selenium
5 46 (3.93%) JIRA
6 41 (3.51%) Hudson
7 33 (2.82%) GDB
8 31 (2.65%) Cucumber
9 30 (2.57%) WebDriver
10 26 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
10 26 (2.22%) JMeter
11 25 (2.14%) GCC
12 23 (1.97%) LoadRunner
13 22 (1.88%) Visual Studio
14 19 (1.63%) Ant
14 19 (1.63%) PHPUnit
15 15 (1.28%) Mercurial
15 15 (1.28%) JUnit
15 15 (1.28%) NUnit
15 15 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 100 (8.55%) Finance
2 63 (5.39%) Telecoms
3 23 (1.97%) Banking
3 23 (1.97%) Marketing
4 22 (1.88%) Electronics
5 13 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 13 (1.11%) Advertising
6 12 (1.03%) Games
7 11 (0.94%) Automotive
8 10 (0.86%) Publishing
8 10 (0.86%) Legal
9 9 (0.77%) Retail
9 9 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.60%) Multimedia
11 6 (0.51%) Military
11 6 (0.51%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.34%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.26%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.17%) Back Office
14 2 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 383 (32.76%) Developer
2 146 (12.49%) Software Engineer
3 125 (10.69%) Administrator
4 121 (10.35%) Linux Administrator
5 115 (9.84%) Systems Administrator
5 115 (9.84%) Analyst
6 93 (7.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 74 (6.33%) Senior Developer
8 63 (5.39%) Junior
9 62 (5.30%) Software Developer
10 61 (5.22%) Python Developer
11 58 (4.96%) Linux Engineer
12 57 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
13 55 (4.70%) Test Engineer
14 47 (4.02%) Support Engineer
15 46 (3.93%) C++ Developer
16 45 (3.85%) Web Developer
17 43 (3.68%) Graduate
18 42 (3.59%) PHP Developer
19 41 (3.51%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (18.82%) HTML
2 206 (17.62%) CSS
3 155 (13.26%) .NET
4 123 (10.52%) jQuery
5 116 (9.92%) Web Services
6 87 (7.44%) XML
7 85 (7.27%) LAMP
8 80 (6.84%) HTML5
9 69 (5.90%) Django
10 68 (5.82%) AngularJS
11 47 (4.02%) CSS3
12 42 (3.59%) REST
12 42 (3.59%) ASP.NET
13 40 (3.42%) Ruby on Rails
13 40 (3.42%) Backbone.js
14 35 (2.99%) Ajax
15 34 (2.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 33 (2.82%) STL
17 28 (2.40%) XHTML
18 25 (2.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 197 (16.85%) Computer Science
2 175 (14.97%) Open Source
3 76 (6.50%) Mathematics
4 71 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
5 70 (5.99%) Algorithms
6 39 (3.34%) User Experience
7 36 (3.08%) Mobile App
8 23 (1.97%) Physics
8 23 (1.97%) Replication
9 21 (1.80%) Embedded Systems
10 19 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (1.54%) Statistics
12 17 (1.45%) Kindle
13 15 (1.28%) Data Structures
13 15 (1.28%) Client/Server
14 13 (1.11%) Social Media
15 12 (1.03%) Visualisation
15 12 (1.03%) Clustering
15 12 (1.03%) Derivative
16 11 (0.94%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 634 (54.23%) Linux
2 282 (24.12%) Windows
3 219 (18.73%) UNIX
4 114 (9.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 88 (7.53%) CentOS
6 63 (5.39%) Ubuntu
7 53 (4.53%) Android
8 48 (4.11%) Solaris
9 32 (2.74%) Debian
10 31 (2.65%) Mac OS X
10 31 (2.65%) Apple iOS
11 26 (2.22%) Windows 7
12 23 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (1.80%) AIX
14 17 (1.45%) Windows Phone
15 15 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (1.20%) Fedora
17 12 (1.03%) SUSE
18 11 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
19 10 (0.86%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (18.65%) Software Engineering
3 154 (13.17%) OO
4 153 (13.09%) Continuous Integration
5 143 (12.23%) DevOps
6 133 (11.38%) TDD
7 96 (8.21%) Analytics
8 91 (7.78%) Software Testing
9 89 (7.61%) Scrum
10 79 (6.76%) Configuration Management
10 79 (6.76%) MVC
10 79 (6.76%) Test Automation
11 69 (5.90%) Mentoring
12 61 (5.22%) BDD
13 59 (5.05%) Web Development
14 58 (4.96%) Performance Tuning
15 53 (4.53%) Data Analysis
16 41 (3.51%) ITIL
17 40 (3.42%) Cyber Security
18 39 (3.34%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 490 (41.92%) Perl
2 380 (32.51%) Java
3 345 (29.51%) Ruby
4 342 (29.26%) PHP
5 329 (28.14%) JavaScript
6 325 (27.80%) SQL
7 323 (27.63%) C++
8 230 (19.67%) C
8 230 (19.67%) Bash Shell
9 191 (16.34%) C#
10 105 (8.98%) Shell Script
11 42 (3.59%) VB
12 41 (3.51%) MATLAB
13 40 (3.42%) PowerShell
14 32 (2.74%) T-SQL
15 29 (2.48%) R
16 20 (1.71%) PL/SQL
16 20 (1.71%) Jython
17 18 (1.54%) Scala
18 15 (1.28%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 283 (24.21%) Degree
2 75 (6.42%) Security Cleared
3 60 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 48 (4.11%) PhD
5 27 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (1.88%) CCNA
7 20 (1.71%) ISEB
7 20 (1.71%) ISTQB
8 17 (1.45%) DV Cleared
9 15 (1.28%) RHCSA
10 14 (1.20%) RHCE
11 5 (0.43%) CCNP
11 5 (0.43%) CCIE
12 3 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (0.26%) CSQA
13 2 (0.17%) JNCIA
13 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.17%) CCSP
13 2 (0.17%) MCP
13 2 (0.17%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (8.47%) QA
2 41 (3.51%) ISO 9001
3 18 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 13 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.60%) SLA
6 5 (0.43%) JTAG
7 3 (0.26%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 73 (6.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (3.76%) Active Directory
3 35 (2.99%) KVM
4 22 (1.88%) vSphere
5 17 (1.45%) Hyper-V
6 13 (1.11%) LXC
7 12 (1.03%) Xen
7 12 (1.03%) Snort
8 9 (0.77%) NFS
9 8 (0.68%) VMware ESX
10 7 (0.60%) Firmware
11 5 (0.43%) Squid
12 4 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.34%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.34%) Kamailio
13 3 (0.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 3 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.26%) vCloud
14 2 (0.17%) Docker
14 2 (0.17%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 165 (14.11%) Puppet
2 109 (9.32%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (3.76%) Nagios
4 25 (2.14%) Vagrant
5 13 (1.11%) Ansible
5 13 (1.11%) ZABBIX
5 13 (1.11%) Graphite
6 12 (1.03%) Munin
7 11 (0.94%) logstash
7 11 (0.94%) Salt
8 10 (0.86%) Cacti
9 9 (0.77%) NetBackup
9 9 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (0.68%) StatsD
11 7 (0.60%) Opsview
11 7 (0.60%) Control-M
11 7 (0.60%) OpenView
12 6 (0.51%) collectd
13 5 (0.43%) Plesk
13 5 (0.43%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 155 (13.26%) Red Hat
2 122 (10.44%) Oracle
3 119 (10.18%) VMware
4 90 (7.70%) Microsoft
5 38 (3.25%) Cisco
6 31 (2.65%) Zend
7 27 (2.31%) HP
8 24 (2.05%) Juniper
9 20 (1.71%) Google
10 19 (1.63%) IBM
11 16 (1.37%) Splunk
11 16 (1.37%) Tableau
12 12 (1.03%) Rackspace
13 10 (0.86%) ServiceNow
13 10 (0.86%) Citrix
13 10 (0.86%) Veritas
13 10 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (0.77%) Dell
15 8 (0.68%) Sun
15 8 (0.68%) Percona
Surrey
Yoh
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum - bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + high bonus & package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum GBP 30 - 45K +Benefits (neg)
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £60000 per annum - share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + life care, bonus, more
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + life care, bonus, more
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + share scheme,
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + share scheme,
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Shares, Bonus, More
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £27,500 to £35,000 per annum plus bonus, gym and more!
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago