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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 83 106 130
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +24
Permanent jobs citing Python 689 624 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.24% 2.64% 2.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.66% 5.37% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 559 510 424
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
10339 11617 11308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.69% 49.13% 50.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8843 10043 9898
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +15 153 £42,250 -0.58% 19
Berkshire -2 139 £50,000 - 36
Surrey +32 131 £47,500 -2.56% 24
Oxfordshire +4 122 £45,000 - 29
East Sussex -1 64 £40,000 - 12
Kent +39 27 £40,000 -30.43% 4
Buckinghamshire +9 27 £43,750 +9.37% 1
West Sussex +8 18 £37,500 - 4
Middlesex +15 4 £52,500 -4.54%
Isle of Wight - 1 £29,000 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 724 (55.02%) Linux
2 525 (39.89%) Perl
3 507 (38.53%) JavaScript
4 485 (36.85%) Ruby
5 451 (34.27%) Java
6 438 (33.28%) PHP
7 428 (32.52%) Agile Software Development
8 377 (28.65%) SQL
9 356 (27.05%) HTML
10 350 (26.60%) C++
11 334 (25.38%) CSS
12 331 (25.15%) Software Engineering
13 328 (24.92%) UNIX
14 326 (24.77%) Windows
15 304 (23.10%) MySQL
16 278 (21.12%) Open Source
17 263 (19.98%) Degree
18 241 (18.31%) Puppet
19 238 (18.09%) Computer Science
20 228 (17.33%) C#
20 228 (17.33%) OO
21 223 (16.95%) C
22 209 (15.88%) Bash Shell
23 205 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
24 201 (15.27%) jQuery
25 181 (13.75%) TDD
26 169 (12.84%) MVC
27 165 (12.54%) VMware
27 165 (12.54%) Red Hat
28 164 (12.46%) .NET

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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
1 148 (11.25%) Apache
2 110 (8.36%) Node.js
3 59 (4.48%) nginx
4 51 (3.88%) IIS
5 47 (3.57%) Tomcat
6 32 (2.43%) WebLogic
7 27 (2.05%) JBoss
8 25 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
9 24 (1.82%) WordPress
10 23 (1.75%) SharePoint
11 21 (1.60%) SAS
12 18 (1.37%) Drupal
13 15 (1.14%) CMS
14 13 (0.99%) WebSphere
14 13 (0.99%) Apache Solr
15 11 (0.84%) OpenStack
15 11 (0.84%) ColdFusion
16 7 (0.53%) Alfresco
17 6 (0.46%) Apache Pig
17 6 (0.46%) Confluence
Applications
1 51 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.76%) SPSS
3 9 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.38%) Mathematica
4 5 (0.38%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.38%) MS Office
5 3 (0.23%) Abaqus
5 3 (0.23%) Final Cut Pro
5 3 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.23%) Quicktime
6 2 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.23%) Agresso
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.15%) GoldMine
6 1 (0.076%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 108 (8.21%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (3.04%) Amazon EC2
3 28 (2.13%) SaaS
4 27 (2.05%) Amazon S3
5 21 (1.60%) GitHub
6 15 (1.14%) AWS OpsWorks
7 12 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.91%) Office 365
8 11 (0.84%) Amazon EMR
9 8 (0.61%) Amazon Glacier
9 8 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (0.38%) Route 53
10 5 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.23%) IaaS
11 3 (0.23%) PaaS
12 2 (0.15%) Taleo
12 2 (0.15%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.15%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 99 (7.52%) DNS
2 92 (6.99%) TCP/IP
3 74 (5.62%) Internet
4 54 (4.10%) HTTP
5 53 (4.03%) Firewall
6 33 (2.51%) BGP
7 32 (2.43%) Network Security
8 31 (2.36%) SMTP
9 27 (2.05%) VoIP
10 26 (1.98%) VPN
11 24 (1.82%) SAN
12 23 (1.75%) LDAP
12 23 (1.75%) OSPF
13 20 (1.52%) LAN
13 20 (1.52%) DHCP
14 19 (1.44%) WAN
15 15 (1.14%) MPLS
15 15 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (1.06%) IPsec
16 14 (1.06%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 304 (23.10%) MySQL
2 146 (11.09%) NoSQL
3 137 (10.41%) MongoDB
3 137 (10.41%) SQL Server
4 99 (7.52%) PostgreSQL
5 82 (6.23%) Big Data
6 68 (5.17%) Relational Database
7 26 (1.98%) CouchDB
8 25 (1.90%) Hadoop
9 18 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
10 16 (1.22%) Oracle Database
10 16 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (1.14%) MS Access
12 14 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
13 13 (0.99%) Redis
14 12 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (0.91%) Data Mining
14 12 (0.91%) DB2
15 10 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
16 8 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 151 (11.47%) Jenkins
2 150 (11.40%) Git (software)
3 119 (9.04%) Subversion
4 94 (7.14%) Selenium
5 52 (3.95%) JMeter
6 49 (3.72%) WebDriver
7 45 (3.42%) PHPUnit
7 45 (3.42%) JIRA
8 33 (2.51%) NUnit
9 32 (2.43%) Maven
10 28 (2.13%) Cucumber
11 23 (1.75%) Hudson
11 23 (1.75%) JUnit
12 22 (1.67%) Visual Studio
12 22 (1.67%) Ant
13 18 (1.37%) InstallShield
13 18 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (1.22%) Behat
15 13 (0.99%) Mercurial
15 13 (0.99%) Eclipse
General
1 86 (6.53%) Finance
2 54 (4.10%) Telecoms
3 45 (3.42%) Electronics
4 29 (2.20%) Games
5 26 (1.98%) Marketing
6 21 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 20 (1.52%) Banking
8 15 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (0.84%) Retail
10 9 (0.68%) Automotive
11 8 (0.61%) Legal
12 7 (0.53%) Advertising
12 7 (0.53%) Publishing
13 5 (0.38%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.38%) Local Government
14 4 (0.30%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.30%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.30%) Military
15 3 (0.23%) Back Office
16 2 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 494 (37.54%) Developer
2 235 (17.86%) Software Engineer
3 136 (10.33%) Administrator
4 132 (10.03%) Systems Administrator
5 116 (8.81%) Linux Administrator
6 103 (7.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 97 (7.37%) Analyst
8 92 (6.99%) Senior Developer
9 82 (6.23%) Web Developer
10 80 (6.08%) Software Developer
11 59 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
12 58 (4.41%) Python Developer
13 57 (4.33%) Linux Engineer
14 54 (4.10%) Support Engineer
15 53 (4.03%) DevOps Engineer
16 50 (3.80%) PHP Developer
17 49 (3.72%) Java Developer
18 47 (3.57%) Junior
19 43 (3.27%) Senior Software Engineer
20 42 (3.19%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 356 (27.05%) HTML
2 334 (25.38%) CSS
3 201 (15.27%) jQuery
4 164 (12.46%) .NET
5 160 (12.16%) Web Services
6 126 (9.57%) XML
7 125 (9.50%) AngularJS
8 112 (8.51%) HTML5
9 97 (7.37%) LAMP
10 75 (5.70%) CSS3
11 69 (5.24%) REST
12 59 (4.48%) ASP.NET
13 56 (4.26%) Ajax
14 54 (4.10%) Django
15 38 (2.89%) Backbone.js
16 34 (2.58%) RESTful
17 33 (2.51%) Spring
18 30 (2.28%) SOAP
19 28 (2.13%) JSON
20 24 (1.82%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 278 (21.12%) Open Source
2 238 (18.09%) Computer Science
3 84 (6.38%) Mathematics
3 84 (6.38%) Algorithms
4 75 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (3.88%) User Experience
6 48 (3.65%) Mobile App
7 26 (1.98%) Embedded Systems
7 26 (1.98%) Derivative
8 23 (1.75%) Management Information System
9 22 (1.67%) Statistics
9 22 (1.67%) Physics
10 21 (1.60%) Data Structures
11 20 (1.52%) iPhone
11 20 (1.52%) Web 2.0
12 16 (1.22%) Clustering
12 16 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (1.14%) Blackberry
14 14 (1.06%) Visualisation
15 12 (0.91%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 724 (55.02%) Linux
2 328 (24.92%) UNIX
3 326 (24.77%) Windows
4 116 (8.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 107 (8.13%) Ubuntu
6 95 (7.22%) CentOS
7 61 (4.64%) Solaris
8 52 (3.95%) Debian
9 40 (3.04%) Android
10 35 (2.66%) Windows 7
11 31 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (1.82%) Mac OS X
14 22 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
15 21 (1.60%) SUSE
16 20 (1.52%) AIX
17 19 (1.44%) Apple iOS
18 15 (1.14%) Windows Phone
19 13 (0.99%) FreeBSD
20 11 (0.84%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (32.52%) Agile Software Development
2 331 (25.15%) Software Engineering
3 228 (17.33%) OO
4 205 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
5 181 (13.75%) TDD
6 169 (12.84%) MVC
7 153 (11.63%) DevOps
8 134 (10.18%) Web Development
9 124 (9.42%) Test Automation
10 123 (9.35%) BDD
11 105 (7.98%) Configuration Management
12 77 (5.85%) Software Testing
13 75 (5.70%) Scrum
14 69 (5.24%) Unit Testing
15 65 (4.94%) Analytics
16 64 (4.86%) Cyber Security
17 63 (4.79%) OOP
18 59 (4.48%) OOD
19 57 (4.33%) Project Management
20 54 (4.10%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 525 (39.89%) Perl
2 507 (38.53%) JavaScript
3 485 (36.85%) Ruby
4 451 (34.27%) Java
5 438 (33.28%) PHP
6 377 (28.65%) SQL
7 350 (26.60%) C++
8 228 (17.33%) C#
9 223 (16.95%) C
10 209 (15.88%) Bash Shell
11 94 (7.14%) Shell Script
12 61 (4.64%) MATLAB
13 38 (2.89%) R
14 35 (2.66%) PowerShell
15 26 (1.98%) Embedded C++
15 26 (1.98%) PL/SQL
15 26 (1.98%) T-SQL
16 25 (1.90%) VB
17 23 (1.75%) Embedded C
18 19 (1.44%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 263 (19.98%) Degree
2 74 (5.62%) Security Cleared
3 51 (3.88%) PhD
4 40 (3.04%) SC Cleared
5 33 (2.51%) ISEB
6 31 (2.36%) DV Cleared
7 28 (2.13%) ISTQB
8 25 (1.90%) RHCSA
9 23 (1.75%) RHCE
10 22 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (1.06%) CCIE
12 9 (0.68%) CISSP
13 8 (0.61%) CCNP
14 5 (0.38%) CISM
15 4 (0.30%) CCNA
15 4 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (0.23%) CISA
16 3 (0.23%) CNA
16 3 (0.23%) CNE
16 3 (0.23%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (6.46%) QA
2 18 (1.37%) ISO 9001
3 16 (1.22%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.99%) HIPAA
5 11 (0.84%) SLA
6 5 (0.38%) WCAG
6 5 (0.38%) WAI
7 3 (0.23%) FISMA
8 1 (0.076%) JTAG
8 1 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 116 (8.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (3.34%) KVM
3 29 (2.20%) Xen
4 28 (2.13%) Active Directory
5 19 (1.44%) vSphere
6 17 (1.29%) iptables
7 13 (0.99%) NFS
8 12 (0.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 12 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 9 (0.68%) VMware ESX
10 5 (0.38%) Firmware
10 5 (0.38%) Kamailio
10 5 (0.38%) vCloud
11 4 (0.30%) Docker
11 4 (0.30%) Ceph
11 4 (0.30%) Snort
12 3 (0.23%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.23%) Varnish
12 3 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.23%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 241 (18.31%) Puppet
2 161 (12.23%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (4.94%) Nagios
4 25 (1.90%) ZABBIX
5 24 (1.82%) Ansible
6 16 (1.22%) Cacti
7 15 (1.14%) Vagrant
8 14 (1.06%) Zenoss
9 11 (0.84%) Plesk
9 11 (0.84%) cPanel
10 10 (0.76%) Webmin
10 10 (0.76%) Salt
10 10 (0.76%) NetBackup
11 9 (0.68%) OpenView
11 9 (0.68%) Tivoli
12 8 (0.61%) Opsview
12 8 (0.61%) logstash
13 7 (0.53%) Icinga
13 7 (0.53%) Graphite
13 7 (0.53%) Control-M
Vendors
1 165 (12.54%) Red Hat
1 165 (12.54%) VMware
2 102 (7.75%) Oracle
3 97 (7.37%) Microsoft
4 53 (4.03%) Cisco
5 39 (2.96%) Juniper
6 36 (2.74%) HP
7 34 (2.58%) Zend
8 22 (1.67%) Splunk
9 21 (1.60%) Google
10 20 (1.52%) IBM
11 12 (0.91%) SAP
11 12 (0.91%) Veritas
12 11 (0.84%) Sun
12 11 (0.84%) Rackspace
13 10 (0.76%) Tableau
14 9 (0.68%) Atlassian
14 9 (0.68%) Fidessa
14 9 (0.68%) Dell
15 8 (0.61%) Symantec
Brighton, Sussex
HW Search & Selection
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30k - £35k per annum + good Pension, 36 days holdiday
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + benefits dependant on skills
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sentinel IT LLP
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: £negotiable, includes benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
itecopeople
Posted: Yesterday