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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 45 77 121
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +44
Permanent jobs citing Python 1038 788 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.71% 3.70% 2.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.67% 7.60% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 846 610 487
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
9725 10374 11460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 53.53% 48.71% 48.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8687 8862 9969
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +40 284 £52,500 +16.66% 25
Oxfordshire +14 248 £54,500 +21.11% 29
Surrey +50 208 £47,500 - 42
Hampshire -11 139 £45,000 - 25
East Sussex +8 69 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +27 36 £40,000 -3.61% 4
Kent +27 30 £32,000 -13.51% 2
West Sussex -6 7 £55,000 +57.14% 5
Middlesex 0 2 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Python.

1 977 (51.75%) Linux
2 738 (39.09%) Java
3 699 (37.02%) C++
4 597 (31.62%) Perl
5 533 (28.23%) Ruby
6 505 (26.75%) Software Engineering
7 498 (26.38%) JavaScript
8 495 (26.22%) Agile Software Development
9 475 (25.16%) Windows
10 439 (23.25%) SQL
11 420 (22.25%) Degree
12 399 (21.13%) Bash Shell
13 390 (20.66%) C#
14 364 (19.28%) C
15 345 (18.27%) DevOps
16 341 (18.06%) HTML
17 318 (16.84%) Computer Science
18 302 (16.00%) PHP
19 291 (15.41%) Git (software)
20 286 (15.15%) CSS
21 277 (14.67%) Puppet
22 274 (14.51%) MySQL
23 266 (14.09%) VMware
24 257 (13.61%) Jenkins
25 256 (13.56%) Opscode Chef
26 255 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
27 247 (13.08%) Unix
28 245 (12.98%) Open Source
29 234 (12.39%) TDD
30 222 (11.76%) Big Data

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 128 (6.78%) Apache
2 104 (5.51%) Tomcat
3 98 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
4 93 (4.93%) nginx
5 81 (4.29%) OpenStack
6 53 (2.81%) Apache Spark
7 48 (2.54%) JBoss
8 42 (2.22%) WebLogic
9 25 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
10 24 (1.27%) Apache Pig
11 21 (1.11%) Drupal
12 20 (1.06%) CMS
13 17 (0.90%) IIS
13 17 (0.90%) SAS
14 16 (0.85%) SharePoint
15 14 (0.74%) Confluence
16 12 (0.64%) Jetty
16 12 (0.64%) Liferay
17 9 (0.48%) WebSphere
17 9 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 88 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.42%) MS Office
3 6 (0.32%) Mathematica
4 5 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.16%) SPSS
6 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 31 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.26%) Sentinel
4 3 (0.16%) Magento
4 3 (0.16%) Odoo
5 1 (0.053%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.053%) FastStats
5 1 (0.053%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 255 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (6.25%) SaaS
3 95 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 46 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
5 38 (2.01%) PaaS
6 36 (1.91%) Amazon S3
7 34 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
8 32 (1.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 27 (1.43%) IaaS
10 23 (1.22%) SoftLayer
11 22 (1.17%) GitHub
12 21 (1.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 14 (0.74%) Sumo Logic
14 12 (0.64%) OpenShift
15 10 (0.53%) Heroku
16 6 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
17 4 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
17 4 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
17 4 (0.21%) Rackspace Cloud
17 4 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 144 (7.63%) DNS
2 100 (5.30%) Firewall
3 80 (4.24%) TCP/IP
4 64 (3.39%) HTTP
5 61 (3.23%) Internet
6 50 (2.65%) SSL
7 49 (2.60%) VoIP
8 34 (1.80%) SMTP
9 33 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
10 32 (1.69%) VPN
11 31 (1.64%) DHCP
11 31 (1.64%) WAN
12 27 (1.43%) LDAP
13 26 (1.38%) Network Security
14 24 (1.27%) Wireless
15 22 (1.17%) Cisco IOS
16 21 (1.11%) BGP
16 21 (1.11%) IPsec
17 19 (1.01%) MPLS
17 19 (1.01%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (14.51%) MySQL
2 222 (11.76%) Big Data
3 148 (7.84%) NoSQL
4 135 (7.15%) MongoDB
5 133 (7.04%) Hadoop
6 125 (6.62%) SQL Server
7 110 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
8 88 (4.66%) Relational Database
9 53 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 38 (2.01%) Data Mining
10 38 (2.01%) RDBMS
11 28 (1.48%) Redis
12 26 (1.38%) Apache Hive
13 25 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
14 24 (1.27%) GIS
15 15 (0.79%) MariaDB
16 14 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
17 13 (0.69%) CouchDB
17 13 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
18 12 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 291 (15.41%) Git (software)
2 257 (13.61%) Jenkins
3 128 (6.78%) Subversion
4 87 (4.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 80 (4.24%) Maven
5 80 (4.24%) Vagrant
6 74 (3.92%) JIRA
7 55 (2.91%) Selenium
8 43 (2.28%) Ant
9 42 (2.22%) TeamCity
10 40 (2.12%) Metasploit
11 30 (1.59%) InstallShield
12 29 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
13 25 (1.32%) CMake
14 24 (1.27%) Bitbucket
15 21 (1.11%) Hudson
15 21 (1.11%) WebDriver
16 16 (0.85%) Eclipse
16 16 (0.85%) Visual Studio
17 14 (0.74%) Cucumber
General
1 206 (10.91%) Finance
2 174 (9.22%) Telecoms
3 79 (4.18%) Manufacturing
4 69 (3.65%) Marketing
5 66 (3.50%) Automotive
6 50 (2.65%) Electronics
7 45 (2.38%) Retail
8 39 (2.07%) Banking
9 29 (1.54%) Aerospace
9 29 (1.54%) Law
10 20 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
11 19 (1.01%) Advertising
12 11 (0.58%) Military
13 9 (0.48%) Back Office
13 9 (0.48%) Publishing
14 7 (0.37%) Games
15 4 (0.21%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.16%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.11%) Front Office
17 2 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 600 (31.78%) Developer
2 302 (16.00%) Software Engineer
3 218 (11.55%) Linux Engineer
4 207 (10.96%) DevOps Engineer
5 187 (9.90%) Python Developer
6 149 (7.89%) Analyst
7 131 (6.94%) Administrator
8 112 (5.93%) Graduate
9 110 (5.83%) Senior Developer
9 110 (5.83%) Systems Administrator
10 109 (5.77%) Software Developer
11 106 (5.61%) C++ Developer
12 105 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
12 105 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
13 99 (5.24%) Java Engineer
14 97 (5.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 94 (4.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 93 (4.93%) Systems Engineer
17 89 (4.71%) Cloud Engineer
18 86 (4.56%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (18.06%) HTML
2 286 (15.15%) CSS
3 179 (9.48%) .NET
4 164 (8.69%) Web Services
5 153 (8.10%) AngularJS
6 147 (7.79%) LAMP
7 118 (6.25%) jQuery
8 110 (5.83%) Node.js
9 97 (5.14%) XML
10 79 (4.18%) Django
11 78 (4.13%) Ruby on Rails
12 73 (3.87%) JSON
12 73 (3.87%) RESTful
13 63 (3.34%) HTML5
14 52 (2.75%) REST
15 51 (2.70%) ASP.NET
16 45 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
16 45 (2.38%) Spring
17 42 (2.22%) STL
18 37 (1.96%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 318 (16.84%) Computer Science
2 176 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
3 147 (7.79%) Mathematics
4 87 (4.61%) Algorithms
5 85 (4.50%) Physics
6 80 (4.24%) User Experience
7 62 (3.28%) Statistics
8 61 (3.23%) Data Centre
9 60 (3.18%) Embedded Systems
10 55 (2.91%) Visualisation
11 48 (2.54%) Hedge funds
12 32 (1.69%) Mobile App
13 30 (1.59%) Management Information System
14 27 (1.43%) Artificial Intelligence
15 24 (1.27%) Data Structures
15 24 (1.27%) EMC VNX
15 24 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
16 23 (1.22%) PKI
17 20 (1.06%) Blog
17 20 (1.06%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 977 (51.75%) Linux
2 475 (25.16%) Windows
3 247 (13.08%) Unix
4 133 (7.04%) CentOS
5 89 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 64 (3.39%) Ubuntu
7 58 (3.07%) Windows Server
8 43 (2.28%) Android
9 36 (1.91%) Solaris
9 36 (1.91%) VxWorks
10 26 (1.38%) Apple iOS
11 22 (1.17%) Debian
12 21 (1.11%) Mac OS X
13 11 (0.58%) AIX
14 9 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
14 9 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (0.42%) FreeBSD
16 7 (0.37%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (26.75%) Software Engineering
2 495 (26.22%) Agile Software Development
3 345 (18.27%) DevOps
4 245 (12.98%) Open Source
5 234 (12.39%) TDD
6 180 (9.53%) Continuous Integration
7 139 (7.36%) Cybersecurity
8 125 (6.62%) Scrum
9 124 (6.57%) High Availability
10 117 (6.20%) Configuration Management
11 114 (6.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 109 (5.77%) OO
13 101 (5.35%) Analytics
14 99 (5.24%) Data Protection
14 99 (5.24%) MVC
15 97 (5.14%) Web Development
16 96 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
17 94 (4.98%) Machine Learning
17 94 (4.98%) SDLC
17 94 (4.98%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 738 (39.09%) Java
2 699 (37.02%) C++
3 597 (31.62%) Perl
4 533 (28.23%) Ruby
5 498 (26.38%) JavaScript
6 439 (23.25%) SQL
7 399 (21.13%) Bash Shell
8 390 (20.66%) C#
9 364 (19.28%) C
10 302 (16.00%) PHP
11 147 (7.79%) PowerShell
12 120 (6.36%) R
13 65 (3.44%) Shell Script
14 59 (3.13%) MATLAB
15 45 (2.38%) Scala
16 28 (1.48%) Lua
17 26 (1.38%) VB
18 23 (1.22%) Groovy
18 23 (1.22%) Tcl
19 13 (0.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 420 (22.25%) Degree
2 182 (9.64%) Security Cleared
3 68 (3.60%) DV Cleared
4 53 (2.81%) SC Cleared
5 45 (2.38%) PhD
6 41 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (1.85%) CCNP
8 31 (1.64%) CEH
8 31 (1.64%) ISEB
8 31 (1.64%) ISTQB
8 31 (1.64%) RHCE
8 31 (1.64%) RHCSA
9 29 (1.54%) OSCP
10 28 (1.48%) CCNA
11 27 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 25 (1.32%) CISSP
12 25 (1.32%) GIAC
13 20 (1.06%) CREST Certified
14 19 (1.01%) MCSE
15 14 (0.74%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (10.54%) QA
2 33 (1.75%) PCI DSS
3 23 (1.22%) HIPAA
4 20 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.53%) SLA
6 9 (0.48%) ISO13485
7 4 (0.21%) MISRA
7 4 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.21%) SDET
8 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.11%) COBIT
9 2 (0.11%) COSO
9 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.11%) GAMP
9 2 (0.11%) GMP
System Software
1 196 (10.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 120 (6.36%) Docker
3 64 (3.39%) Hyper-V
4 62 (3.28%) vSphere
5 51 (2.70%) Active Directory
6 35 (1.85%) Firmware
7 31 (1.64%) VirtualBox
8 26 (1.38%) KVM
9 21 (1.11%) HDFS
10 17 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
10 17 (0.90%) VMware ESX
10 17 (0.90%) Xen
11 13 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 13 (0.69%) vCloud
12 12 (0.64%) Apache Flume
12 12 (0.64%) qmail
12 12 (0.64%) Squid
13 9 (0.48%) GlusterFS
13 9 (0.48%) Varnish
14 8 (0.42%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 277 (14.67%) Puppet
2 256 (13.56%) Opscode Chef
3 121 (6.41%) Ansible
4 87 (4.61%) Nagios
5 70 (3.71%) Nessus
6 66 (3.50%) Nmap
7 37 (1.96%) logstash
8 26 (1.38%) OpenVAS
9 23 (1.22%) Salt
10 22 (1.17%) Cacti
10 22 (1.17%) StatsD
11 21 (1.11%) Ganglia
11 21 (1.11%) Kibana
11 21 (1.11%) ZABBIX
12 19 (1.01%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 18 (0.95%) SCCM
14 17 (0.90%) Graphite
14 17 (0.90%) WSUS
15 13 (0.69%) Hadoop YARN
16 12 (0.64%) collectd
Vendors
1 266 (14.09%) VMware
2 168 (8.90%) Microsoft
3 145 (7.68%) Red Hat
4 111 (5.88%) Oracle
5 108 (5.72%) Cisco
6 86 (4.56%) Sophos
7 50 (2.65%) Qualys
7 50 (2.65%) Splunk
8 45 (2.38%) SAP
9 38 (2.01%) F5
10 37 (1.96%) Coverity
11 32 (1.69%) Juniper
12 30 (1.59%) EMC
13 27 (1.43%) Zend
14 26 (1.38%) HP
15 20 (1.06%) Atlassian
16 19 (1.01%) ArcSight
17 17 (0.90%) ESRI
18 16 (0.85%) Intel
19 14 (0.74%) Google
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £44,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Car Allow,Bens,Bonus,Stock
Posted: 10 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens + Stock
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, + Shares
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and excellent benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum, + Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Freshtechit
Salary: COLDFUSION
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Maximum £80,000 plus up to 20% bonus, shares a
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago