The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 98 122 105
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -17
Permanent jobs citing Python 656 483 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.70% 2.11% 2.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.45% 4.22% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 540 429 567
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
12027 11448 12806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 49.44% 50.12% 52.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10298 10022 11507
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 £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Python
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +52 164 £48,750 +21.87% 24
Oxfordshire +7 152 £45,000 +11.11% 16
Hampshire -6 136 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Surrey +47 122 £50,000 +42.85% 19
East Sussex +4 53 £40,000 +42.85% 4
Buckinghamshire -25 25 £40,000 +23.07% 4
West Sussex 0 6 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Kent -24 6 £57,500 +91.66%
Middlesex +4 2 £55,000 +46.66%
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 644 (55.47%) Linux
2 487 (41.95%) Java
3 463 (39.88%) Perl
4 356 (30.66%) PHP
5 350 (30.15%) C++
6 329 (28.34%) JavaScript
7 326 (28.08%) Ruby
8 324 (27.91%) Degree
9 301 (25.93%) SQL
10 271 (23.34%) MySQL
11 266 (22.91%) CSS
12 257 (22.14%) Software Engineering
13 253 (21.79%) Windows
14 244 (21.02%) HTML
15 239 (20.59%) Computer Science
16 236 (20.33%) UNIX
17 205 (17.66%) C
18 194 (16.71%) Bash Shell
19 188 (16.19%) Open Source
19 188 (16.19%) Apache
20 184 (15.85%) OO
21 176 (15.16%) jQuery
22 172 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
23 170 (14.64%) .NET
24 153 (13.18%) Puppet
25 148 (12.75%) C#
26 129 (11.11%) TDD
27 128 (11.02%) Git (software)
28 125 (10.77%) Red Hat
29 124 (10.68%) QA

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 188 (16.19%) Apache
2 100 (8.61%) Drupal
3 82 (7.06%) nginx
4 75 (6.46%) IIS
5 69 (5.94%) WordPress
6 68 (5.86%) Node.js
7 57 (4.91%) CMS
8 48 (4.13%) Tomcat
9 39 (3.36%) WebSphere
10 34 (2.93%) Alfresco
11 32 (2.76%) SharePoint
12 15 (1.29%) ColdFusion
12 15 (1.29%) Eucalyptus
12 15 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
13 14 (1.21%) Apache Pig
14 12 (1.03%) OpenStack
15 9 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
15 9 (0.78%) WebSphere Process Server
15 9 (0.78%) FileNet
15 9 (0.78%) Quickr
Applications
1 50 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.81%) MS Office
3 10 (0.86%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.78%) Simulink
5 3 (0.26%) SPSS
6 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.086%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 6 (0.52%) Google Analytics
1 6 (0.52%) WebTrends
2 3 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.17%) Magento
3 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.17%) Agresso
4 1 (0.086%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 92 (7.92%) SaaS
2 45 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (2.84%) PaaS
4 23 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (1.21%) IaaS
5 14 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.78%) Heroku
8 6 (0.52%) GitHub
9 4 (0.34%) Engine Yard
9 4 (0.34%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.26%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.17%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.17%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.17%) Route 53
11 2 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 67 (5.77%) HTTP
2 63 (5.43%) DNS
3 62 (5.34%) Firewall
4 60 (5.17%) TCP/IP
5 56 (4.82%) Internet
6 29 (2.50%) SNMP
7 24 (2.07%) LDAP
8 22 (1.89%) FTP
9 20 (1.72%) tcpdump
10 19 (1.64%) SMTP
10 19 (1.64%) DHCP
11 17 (1.46%) Ethernet
12 13 (1.12%) TELNET
12 13 (1.12%) NAS
13 10 (0.86%) Wireshark
14 9 (0.78%) BGP
14 9 (0.78%) IPsec
14 9 (0.78%) VLAN
15 8 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
15 8 (0.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (23.34%) MySQL
2 92 (7.92%) Relational Database
3 90 (7.75%) SQL Server
4 80 (6.89%) NoSQL
5 69 (5.94%) PostgreSQL
6 66 (5.68%) Big Data
7 62 (5.34%) Hadoop
8 54 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
9 47 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
10 46 (3.96%) MongoDB
11 38 (3.27%) Apache Hive
12 31 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
13 30 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
13 30 (2.58%) Oracle Database
13 30 (2.58%) RDBMS
14 24 (2.07%) Riak
15 20 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
16 15 (1.29%) HBase
17 13 (1.12%) Data Mining
17 13 (1.12%) Redis
Development Applications
1 128 (11.02%) Git (software)
2 83 (7.15%) Subversion
3 60 (5.17%) Jenkins
4 36 (3.10%) Ant
5 31 (2.67%) Selenium
6 23 (1.98%) Metasploit
7 21 (1.81%) Maven
7 21 (1.81%) Eclipse
7 21 (1.81%) Visual Studio
8 19 (1.64%) JIRA
9 18 (1.55%) GCC
10 12 (1.03%) PHPUnit
10 12 (1.03%) Hudson
11 11 (0.95%) InstallShield
11 11 (0.95%) LabVIEW
11 11 (0.95%) TeamCity
12 9 (0.78%) ClearCase
12 9 (0.78%) WebDriver
12 9 (0.78%) Gerrit
12 9 (0.78%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 56 (4.82%) Telecoms
2 54 (4.65%) Finance
3 37 (3.19%) Electronics
4 32 (2.76%) Games
5 30 (2.58%) Retail
6 27 (2.33%) Marketing
7 18 (1.55%) Back Office
8 17 (1.46%) Automotive
8 17 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.86%) Publishing
10 8 (0.69%) Aerospace
10 8 (0.69%) Billing
11 6 (0.52%) Military
12 5 (0.43%) Local Government
13 4 (0.34%) Advertising
14 3 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.26%) Banking
15 1 (0.086%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.086%) French Language
15 1 (0.086%) German Language
Job Titles
1 455 (39.19%) Developer
2 141 (12.14%) Software Engineer
3 134 (11.54%) Administrator
4 121 (10.42%) Systems Administrator
5 97 (8.35%) Linux Administrator
6 88 (7.58%) Analyst
7 87 (7.49%) Software Developer
8 83 (7.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 80 (6.89%) Web Developer
10 77 (6.63%) Senior Developer
11 72 (6.20%) Linux Engineer
12 58 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
13 56 (4.82%) Graduate
14 54 (4.65%) Programmer
15 53 (4.57%) Junior
16 50 (4.31%) C++ Developer
17 47 (4.05%) JavaScript Developer
18 43 (3.70%) Tester
19 40 (3.45%) PHP Developer
19 40 (3.45%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (22.91%) CSS
2 244 (21.02%) HTML
3 176 (15.16%) jQuery
4 170 (14.64%) .NET
5 107 (9.22%) Web Services
6 97 (8.35%) HTML5
7 83 (7.15%) Ajax
8 80 (6.89%) XML
9 72 (6.20%) CSS3
10 67 (5.77%) Ruby on Rails
10 67 (5.77%) SOAP
11 53 (4.57%) ASP.NET
12 52 (4.48%) Django
12 52 (4.48%) REST
13 47 (4.05%) JSON
14 39 (3.36%) LAMP
15 38 (3.27%) J2EE
16 35 (3.01%) RESTful
17 32 (2.76%) STL
18 29 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 239 (20.59%) Computer Science
2 188 (16.19%) Open Source
3 49 (4.22%) Mathematics
4 46 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
5 29 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
5 29 (2.50%) Statistics
6 27 (2.33%) Physics
7 26 (2.24%) Clustering
8 24 (2.07%) Mobile App
9 22 (1.89%) Social Media
9 22 (1.89%) Digital Media
10 21 (1.81%) E-Learning
11 20 (1.72%) Machine Learning
12 19 (1.64%) Learning Management System
13 18 (1.55%) Visualisation
14 17 (1.46%) Management Information System
15 11 (0.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 10 (0.86%) Client/Server
17 9 (0.78%) SCADA
18 8 (0.69%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 644 (55.47%) Linux
2 253 (21.79%) Windows
3 236 (20.33%) UNIX
4 97 (8.35%) Ubuntu
5 80 (6.89%) CentOS
6 75 (6.46%) Debian
7 58 (5.00%) Android
8 46 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (2.15%) Oracle Linux
11 24 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (1.64%) Solaris
12 19 (1.64%) Apple iOS
13 14 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (1.21%) Mac OS X
14 13 (1.12%) FreeBSD
15 9 (0.78%) SUSE
16 7 (0.60%) OpenBSD
16 7 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
17 5 (0.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (22.14%) Software Engineering
2 184 (15.85%) OO
3 172 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (11.11%) TDD
5 102 (8.79%) Web Development
6 78 (6.72%) Configuration Management
7 72 (6.20%) MVC
8 67 (5.77%) Analytics
8 67 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
9 61 (5.25%) ITIL
10 53 (4.57%) Test Automation
11 50 (4.31%) Project Management
12 47 (4.05%) OOP
13 45 (3.88%) Scrum
14 37 (3.19%) Responsive Web Design
15 36 (3.10%) Business Intelligence
16 34 (2.93%) Software Architecture
17 31 (2.67%) Load Balancing
18 30 (2.58%) Release Management
18 30 (2.58%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 487 (41.95%) Java
2 463 (39.88%) Perl
3 356 (30.66%) PHP
4 350 (30.15%) C++
5 329 (28.34%) JavaScript
6 326 (28.08%) Ruby
7 301 (25.93%) SQL
8 205 (17.66%) C
9 194 (16.71%) Bash Shell
10 148 (12.75%) C#
11 64 (5.51%) Shell Script
12 48 (4.13%) MATLAB
13 44 (3.79%) PowerShell
14 33 (2.84%) PL/SQL
15 29 (2.50%) VB
16 20 (1.72%) Objective-C
17 19 (1.64%) Jython
17 19 (1.64%) F#
18 18 (1.55%) R
19 16 (1.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 324 (27.91%) Degree
2 110 (9.47%) Security Cleared
3 54 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 31 (2.67%) DV Cleared
5 28 (2.41%) CISSP
6 20 (1.72%) OSCP
6 20 (1.72%) OSCE
6 20 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (1.64%) CEH
7 19 (1.64%) PhD
8 16 (1.38%) CCNA
9 10 (0.86%) HND
10 9 (0.78%) ISEB
11 8 (0.69%) MCP
11 8 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.60%) RHCE
13 5 (0.43%) CCNP
14 4 (0.34%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.34%) CCIE
14 4 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (10.68%) QA
2 43 (3.70%) SLA
3 30 (2.58%) PCI DSS
4 19 (1.64%) HIPAA
5 11 (0.95%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.69%) IEC 61508
7 3 (0.26%) DO-178B
8 2 (0.17%) HL7
9 1 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.086%) JTAG
System Software
1 75 (6.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (3.62%) vSphere
3 28 (2.41%) Snort
4 25 (2.15%) Xen
5 24 (2.07%) VMware ESX
6 22 (1.89%) Active Directory
6 22 (1.89%) Nmap
7 19 (1.64%) XenServer
8 17 (1.46%) Varnish
9 16 (1.38%) NFS
10 14 (1.21%) KVM
11 10 (0.86%) vCloud
12 7 (0.60%) Squid
13 5 (0.43%) VirtualBox
14 4 (0.34%) Hyper-V
14 4 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
15 3 (0.26%) XenApp
15 3 (0.26%) Postfix
16 2 (0.17%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 153 (13.18%) Puppet
2 85 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
3 76 (6.55%) Nagios
4 34 (2.93%) Plesk
5 22 (1.89%) Cacti
5 22 (1.89%) Nessus
6 18 (1.55%) Ganglia
7 17 (1.46%) OpenView
8 15 (1.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 11 (0.95%) SCCM
10 10 (0.86%) Vagrant
10 10 (0.86%) NetBackup
11 9 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 9 (0.78%) HP SIM
12 8 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (0.60%) AppManager
13 7 (0.60%) SCOrch
13 7 (0.60%) ZABBIX
14 5 (0.43%) Netcool
14 5 (0.43%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 125 (10.77%) Red Hat
2 115 (9.91%) Oracle
3 113 (9.73%) Microsoft
4 106 (9.13%) VMware
5 33 (2.84%) Citrix
6 31 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
7 25 (2.15%) JBoss
8 24 (2.07%) HP
9 21 (1.81%) Cisco
10 20 (1.72%) Imperva
10 20 (1.72%) Sophos
10 20 (1.72%) Perforce
11 18 (1.55%) Google
11 18 (1.55%) IBM
11 18 (1.55%) BMC
12 17 (1.46%) Coverity
12 17 (1.46%) Zend
13 16 (1.38%) Splunk
14 15 (1.29%) Symantec
15 13 (1.12%) Hitachi
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum - Pension,Bonus,Training Budget
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, Sussex
iCrossing
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Negotiable (DoE) + Annual Bonus + Ex
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Negotiable + Excellent Benefits, Sha
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Blu Digital
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum 9-18% Bonus, £4,000 car allowance, 6
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
D Tech Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and share op
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
D Tech Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and share op
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £38k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Cyber Team
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago