The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 45 64 106
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +42
Permanent jobs citing Python 341 233 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.69% 3.82% 2.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.94% 6.70% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 250 182 92
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3432 3479 3058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.25% 57.06% 58.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2952 2976 2762
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Python
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python across the South West region.

Python Salary Trend in the South West

Python
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in the South West

Python
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Bristol +31 185 £65,000 +73.33% 14
Gloucestershire +8 77 £45,000 +32.84% 10
Devon -2 23 £29,000 -22.66% 1
Somerset -19 21 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Wiltshire -10 19 £37,000 -12.94% 4
Dorset - 9 £35,000 -
Cornwall - 1 £35,000 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 319 (54.91%) Linux
2 276 (47.50%) Java
3 225 (38.73%) Perl
4 224 (38.55%) Software Engineering
5 207 (35.63%) Ruby
6 191 (32.87%) C++
7 190 (32.70%) Agile Software Development
8 149 (25.65%) VMware
9 143 (24.61%) Git (software)
10 142 (24.44%) JavaScript
11 134 (23.06%) DevOps
12 130 (22.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 130 (22.38%) Bash Shell
13 125 (21.51%) Degree
14 124 (21.34%) Puppet
14 124 (21.34%) C
15 119 (20.48%) HTML
15 119 (20.48%) Oracle
16 116 (19.97%) Continuous Integration
17 111 (19.10%) Configuration Management
18 107 (18.42%) PHP
18 107 (18.42%) UNIX
19 98 (16.87%) MySQL
19 98 (16.87%) CSS
20 96 (16.52%) Amazon AWS
21 85 (14.63%) C#
22 84 (14.46%) Jenkins
23 82 (14.11%) Apache
24 81 (13.94%) TCP/IP
25 79 (13.60%) Opscode Chef

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 82 (14.11%) Apache
2 72 (12.39%) OpenStack
3 39 (6.71%) nginx
4 36 (6.20%) Node.js
4 36 (6.20%) Tomcat
5 25 (4.30%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (3.27%) IIS
7 17 (2.93%) WebLogic
8 11 (1.89%) ArcGIS
9 9 (1.55%) JBoss
10 8 (1.38%) SAS
11 7 (1.20%) MS Exchange
12 6 (1.03%) ColdFusion
12 6 (1.03%) GlassFish
13 5 (0.86%) Apache Pig
13 5 (0.86%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 5 (0.86%) ArcSDE
13 5 (0.86%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (2.07%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.38%) SPSS
3 5 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.86%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.69%) MS Office
4 4 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (2.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 96 (16.52%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (11.02%) SaaS
3 63 (10.84%) PaaS
4 39 (6.71%) Google Cloud Platform
5 38 (6.54%) Google App Engine
6 33 (5.68%) IaaS
7 20 (3.44%) HP Helion
8 17 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (0.52%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.52%) GitHub
11 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.34%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 81 (13.94%) TCP/IP
2 43 (7.40%) Internet
3 40 (6.88%) Firewall
3 40 (6.88%) HTTP
4 32 (5.51%) WAN
5 28 (4.82%) LAN
6 20 (3.44%) DNS
7 14 (2.41%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (1.55%) Wireshark
8 9 (1.55%) SMTP
9 8 (1.38%) VPN
9 8 (1.38%) Network Security
10 7 (1.20%) NAS
10 7 (1.20%) DLNA
10 7 (1.20%) DHCP
11 6 (1.03%) IPv4
12 5 (0.86%) VoIP
12 5 (0.86%) LDAP
13 4 (0.69%) Ethernet
13 4 (0.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (16.87%) MySQL
2 58 (9.98%) SQL Server
3 53 (9.12%) Big Data
4 37 (6.37%) NoSQL
5 35 (6.02%) MongoDB
6 34 (5.85%) Relational Database
6 34 (5.85%) Hadoop
7 22 (3.79%) RDBMS
8 19 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (3.10%) Oracle BI EE
10 12 (2.07%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.20%) Spotfire
12 6 (1.03%) DB2
12 6 (1.03%) Informix
12 6 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.03%) IDMS
13 5 (0.86%) Apache Hive
13 5 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.86%) Sqoop
14 3 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 143 (24.61%) Git (software)
2 84 (14.46%) Jenkins
3 67 (11.53%) Hudson
4 55 (9.47%) Artifactory
5 50 (8.61%) Maven
6 45 (7.75%) Ant
6 45 (7.75%) Gradle
7 18 (3.10%) Subversion
8 17 (2.93%) ClearCase
9 16 (2.75%) Selenium
10 14 (2.41%) Oracle Forms
11 13 (2.24%) Cucumber
12 9 (1.55%) Eclipse
13 7 (1.20%) JUnit
13 7 (1.20%) WebDriver
14 6 (1.03%) JIRA
15 5 (0.86%) NUnit
15 5 (0.86%) Visual Studio
15 5 (0.86%) TestNG
15 5 (0.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 50 (8.61%) Telecoms
2 41 (7.06%) Finance
3 36 (6.20%) Electronics
4 28 (4.82%) Military
5 20 (3.44%) Games
6 18 (3.10%) Marketing
6 18 (3.10%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.89%) Law
8 7 (1.20%) Banking
8 7 (1.20%) Retail
9 6 (1.03%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.03%) Back Office
10 4 (0.69%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.69%) Advertising
11 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 186 (32.01%) Software Engineer
2 155 (26.68%) Developer
3 69 (11.88%) Software Developer
3 69 (11.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 50 (8.61%) Analyst
5 48 (8.26%) Senior Software Engineer
6 46 (7.92%) Cloud Engineer
7 39 (6.71%) Administrator
8 38 (6.54%) Systems Administrator
9 35 (6.02%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 33 (5.68%) C++ Developer
10 33 (5.68%) Principal Engineer
11 32 (5.51%) Senior Developer
12 29 (4.99%) Systems Engineer
13 28 (4.82%) Principal Software Engineer
14 23 (3.96%) Linux Engineer
15 22 (3.79%) Test Engineer
16 16 (2.75%) Web Developer
17 15 (2.58%) Senior Analyst
17 15 (2.58%) Cloud Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (20.48%) HTML
2 98 (16.87%) CSS
3 78 (13.43%) HTML5
4 57 (9.81%) jQuery
4 57 (9.81%) .NET
5 54 (9.29%) Web Services
6 44 (7.57%) CSS3
7 43 (7.40%) Middleware
8 41 (7.06%) LAMP
9 40 (6.88%) XML
10 33 (5.68%) REST
11 30 (5.16%) STL
12 26 (4.48%) Spring
13 24 (4.13%) JSON
13 24 (4.13%) MCollective
14 23 (3.96%) J2EE
15 21 (3.61%) Hibernate
15 21 (3.61%) Apache Camel
16 19 (3.27%) Oracle Fusion
17 18 (3.10%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 63 (10.84%) Computer Science
2 41 (7.06%) Mathematics
3 38 (6.54%) Management Information System
3 38 (6.54%) Visualisation
4 36 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (5.34%) Digital Media
6 30 (5.16%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (4.48%) Data Centre
8 19 (3.27%) Public Cloud
8 19 (3.27%) PKI
9 16 (2.75%) Algorithms
10 15 (2.58%) DTV
11 12 (2.07%) Physics
11 12 (2.07%) Statistics
12 11 (1.89%) User Experience
13 10 (1.72%) GIS
13 10 (1.72%) Clustering
14 8 (1.38%) MPEG
14 8 (1.38%) Data Structures
15 7 (1.20%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 319 (54.91%) Linux
2 107 (18.42%) UNIX
3 75 (12.91%) Windows
4 48 (8.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (6.37%) Ubuntu
6 26 (4.48%) Android
7 25 (4.30%) CentOS
8 14 (2.41%) Oracle Linux
9 12 (2.07%) Debian
9 12 (2.07%) Solaris
10 10 (1.72%) Apple iOS
11 9 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.86%) Fedora
12 5 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.69%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.17%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (38.55%) Software Engineering
2 190 (32.70%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (23.06%) DevOps
4 116 (19.97%) Continuous Integration
5 111 (19.10%) Configuration Management
6 77 (13.25%) SDLC
7 66 (11.36%) Open Source
7 66 (11.36%) OO
8 59 (10.15%) TDD
9 57 (9.81%) Scrum
10 49 (8.43%) Mentoring
11 47 (8.09%) Business Intelligence
12 44 (7.57%) Analytics
13 40 (6.88%) Cyber Security
13 40 (6.88%) Data Management
14 39 (6.71%) Continuous Delivery
15 30 (5.16%) Test Scripting
16 28 (4.82%) Web Development
16 28 (4.82%) Information Security
16 28 (4.82%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 276 (47.50%) Java
2 225 (38.73%) Perl
3 207 (35.63%) Ruby
4 191 (32.87%) C++
5 142 (24.44%) JavaScript
6 130 (22.38%) Bash Shell
7 124 (21.34%) C
8 107 (18.42%) PHP
9 85 (14.63%) C#
10 67 (11.53%) Scala
11 66 (11.36%) SQL
12 62 (10.67%) Clojure
13 47 (8.09%) PowerShell
14 30 (5.16%) Shell Script
15 23 (3.96%) R
16 18 (3.10%) Jython
17 14 (2.41%) Assembly Language
18 13 (2.24%) Groovy
19 11 (1.89%) Go
20 10 (1.72%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 125 (21.51%) Degree
2 73 (12.56%) Security Cleared
3 51 (8.78%) DV Cleared
4 47 (8.09%) SC Cleared
5 27 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (4.65%) CCNA
6 4 (0.69%) HND
6 4 (0.69%) Postgraduate
6 4 (0.69%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.52%) PhD
8 2 (0.34%) ISEB
9 1 (0.17%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.27%) QA
2 4 (0.69%) SLA
3 3 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 130 (22.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (10.15%) Docker
3 44 (7.57%) KVM
4 39 (6.71%) LXC
4 39 (6.71%) Xen
5 23 (3.96%) Hyper-V
6 21 (3.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 18 (3.10%) VirtualBox
8 14 (2.41%) Active Directory
9 12 (2.07%) Samba
10 5 (0.86%) Snort
10 5 (0.86%) XenApp
10 5 (0.86%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.69%) vSphere
12 3 (0.52%) Firmware
12 3 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.34%) NFS
13 2 (0.34%) RHEV
13 2 (0.34%) Squid
13 2 (0.34%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 124 (21.34%) Puppet
2 79 (13.60%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (8.95%) Nagios
4 41 (7.06%) Ansible
5 32 (5.51%) Graphite
6 28 (4.82%) Salt
7 26 (4.48%) Vagrant
8 18 (3.10%) Oracle Identity Management
9 13 (2.24%) Zenoss
10 9 (1.55%) ZABBIX
11 6 (1.03%) Kibana
11 6 (1.03%) Opsview
12 3 (0.52%) Kubernetes
12 3 (0.52%) SCCM
12 3 (0.52%) SCOM
12 3 (0.52%) CFEngine
12 3 (0.52%) Capistrano
12 3 (0.52%) Cobbler
13 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Satellite
13 2 (0.34%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 149 (25.65%) VMware
2 119 (20.48%) Oracle
3 48 (8.26%) Red Hat
3 48 (8.26%) Google
4 41 (7.06%) Microsoft
5 30 (5.16%) Cisco
6 26 (4.48%) Rackspace
7 21 (3.61%) HP
8 15 (2.58%) SAP
9 13 (2.24%) Adobe
10 11 (1.89%) Sybase
11 10 (1.72%) IBM
12 9 (1.55%) ESRI
13 7 (1.20%) TIBCO
14 6 (1.03%) Citrix
15 5 (0.86%) Mapinfo
16 4 (0.69%) NetApp
16 4 (0.69%) Apple
17 2 (0.34%) Progress
17 2 (0.34%) Alteryx
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