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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 83 99 147
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +48
Permanent jobs citing Python 182 143 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.02% 2.59% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.40% 4.46% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 148 113 76
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
3371 3205 3339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.02% 58.15% 59.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2993 2858 2988
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Gloucestershire +6 64 £47,500 +13.09% 14
Bristol +13 55 £45,000 +20.00% 12
Somerset +17 23 £35,000 -27.83% 5
Devon +8 21 £40,000 +60.00% 2
Wiltshire -6 8 £53,750 +79.16% 4
Dorset -14 8 £40,000 +70.21% 2
Cornwall - 1 £45,000 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 216 (55.67%) Linux
2 142 (36.60%) C++
3 139 (35.82%) Java
4 123 (31.70%) Perl
5 113 (29.12%) Windows
6 111 (28.61%) HTML
7 108 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
7 108 (27.84%) Software Engineering
8 106 (27.32%) PHP
9 105 (27.06%) Ruby
10 101 (26.03%) JavaScript
11 100 (25.77%) C#
12 96 (24.74%) MySQL
13 86 (22.16%) SQL
14 80 (20.62%) C
15 79 (20.36%) CSS
16 77 (19.85%) Degree
16 77 (19.85%) Security Cleared
17 65 (16.75%) TCP/IP
18 62 (15.98%) Bash Shell
19 60 (15.46%) OO
20 59 (15.21%) .NET
21 58 (14.95%) Open Source
22 55 (14.18%) jQuery
22 55 (14.18%) Firewall
23 53 (13.66%) PostgreSQL
24 50 (12.89%) Aerospace
24 50 (12.89%) HTML5
25 48 (12.37%) DV Cleared
25 48 (12.37%) TDD

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 33 (8.51%) Apache
2 25 (6.44%) ArcGIS
3 20 (5.15%) MS Exchange
3 20 (5.15%) nginx
4 16 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (3.35%) Node.js
6 12 (3.09%) IIS
7 11 (2.84%) Gunicorn
8 7 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.80%) Apache Solr
9 6 (1.55%) OpenStack
10 5 (1.29%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.03%) MQSeries
11 4 (1.03%) ColdFusion
12 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.52%) CMS
13 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.52%) SAS
13 2 (0.52%) Joomla!
14 1 (0.26%) Tornado
Applications
1 23 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.80%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.03%) NASTRAN
5 3 (0.77%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.26%) SPSS
6 1 (0.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.80%) SaaS
2 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.26%) PaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Heroku
3 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.26%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (16.75%) TCP/IP
2 55 (14.18%) Firewall
3 47 (12.11%) Internet
4 33 (8.51%) HTTP
5 31 (7.99%) VPN
6 26 (6.70%) Intrusion Detection
7 21 (5.41%) SMTP
8 19 (4.90%) DNS
9 12 (3.09%) tcpdump
9 12 (3.09%) DLNA
9 12 (3.09%) Wireshark
10 11 (2.84%) LDAP
10 11 (2.84%) Ethernet
11 10 (2.58%) WAN
12 8 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (2.06%) LAN
13 7 (1.80%) Network Security
13 7 (1.80%) Kerberos
13 7 (1.80%) SNMP
14 6 (1.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (24.74%) MySQL
2 53 (13.66%) PostgreSQL
3 37 (9.54%) SQL Server
4 27 (6.96%) NoSQL
5 18 (4.64%) Relational Database
6 13 (3.35%) RDBMS
7 11 (2.84%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.32%) CouchDB
9 8 (2.06%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.80%) MariaDB
10 7 (1.80%) Big Data
11 6 (1.55%) SQLite
12 2 (0.52%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.52%) Spotfire
13 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 43 (11.08%) Git (software)
2 19 (4.90%) Subversion
3 12 (3.09%) Mercurial
3 12 (3.09%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.84%) Selenium
5 9 (2.32%) Hudson
6 8 (2.06%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.80%) NUnit
7 7 (1.80%) WebDriver
8 6 (1.55%) Bugzilla
8 6 (1.55%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.29%) TestNG
9 5 (1.29%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.29%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.29%) JUnit
10 4 (1.03%) GCC
10 4 (1.03%) GDB
11 3 (0.77%) Maven
11 3 (0.77%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 50 (12.89%) Aerospace
2 20 (5.15%) Finance
3 17 (4.38%) Electronics
4 10 (2.58%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.32%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.32%) Games
5 9 (2.32%) Banking
5 9 (2.32%) Retail
6 7 (1.80%) Military
7 4 (1.03%) Advertising
7 4 (1.03%) Marketing
8 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 145 (37.37%) Developer
2 93 (23.97%) Software Engineer
3 63 (16.24%) Software Developer
4 51 (13.14%) Consultant
5 35 (9.02%) Analyst
6 28 (7.22%) Python Developer
7 22 (5.67%) Senior Analyst
8 19 (4.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 18 (4.64%) GIS Consultant
10 17 (4.38%) Web Developer
10 17 (4.38%) Senior Developer
11 16 (4.12%) Administrator
12 15 (3.87%) Technical Consultant
13 14 (3.61%) Support Engineer
13 14 (3.61%) C++ Developer
13 14 (3.61%) Senior Python Developer
14 13 (3.35%) DevOps Engineer
14 13 (3.35%) Systems Administrator
14 13 (3.35%) Systems Engineer
15 11 (2.84%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (28.61%) HTML
2 79 (20.36%) CSS
3 59 (15.21%) .NET
4 55 (14.18%) jQuery
5 50 (12.89%) HTML5
6 42 (10.82%) XML
7 40 (10.31%) Django
8 23 (5.93%) REST
9 22 (5.67%) AngularJS
10 18 (4.64%) Flask
11 16 (4.12%) Java EE
12 15 (3.87%) Ajax
12 15 (3.87%) Sass
12 15 (3.87%) STL
13 14 (3.61%) Leaflet
13 14 (3.61%) JSON
14 12 (3.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 11 (2.84%) ASP.NET
16 10 (2.58%) Web Services
17 9 (2.32%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 58 (14.95%) Open Source
2 46 (11.86%) Computer Science
3 36 (9.28%) GIS
4 27 (6.96%) Mathematics
5 20 (5.15%) Algorithms
6 16 (4.12%) Physics
7 12 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (3.09%) MPEG
8 10 (2.58%) Management Information System
9 9 (2.32%) PKI
9 9 (2.32%) Device Driver
10 7 (1.80%) Derivative
11 6 (1.55%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.29%) Statistics
12 5 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.29%) Mobile Computing
12 5 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (1.29%) Visualisation
13 4 (1.03%) DTV
13 4 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 216 (55.67%) Linux
2 113 (29.12%) Windows
3 41 (10.57%) UNIX
4 31 (7.99%) Android
5 29 (7.47%) Apple iOS
6 25 (6.44%) Solaris
7 24 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (4.90%) Ubuntu
9 18 (4.64%) CentOS
10 14 (3.61%) Debian
11 9 (2.32%) Mac OS X
11 9 (2.32%) Fedora
12 7 (1.80%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (1.29%) SUSE
14 4 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
1 108 (27.84%) Software Engineering
2 60 (15.46%) OO
3 48 (12.37%) TDD
4 41 (10.57%) Cyber Security
5 38 (9.79%) Scrum
6 33 (8.51%) Mentoring
7 32 (8.25%) Configuration Management
8 31 (7.99%) Web Development
8 31 (7.99%) Software Architecture
9 25 (6.44%) MVC
10 24 (6.19%) Multithreading
11 23 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (5.93%) Penetration Testing
12 22 (5.67%) OOD
13 20 (5.15%) DevOps
14 18 (4.64%) E-Commerce
15 17 (4.38%) OOA/OOD
16 16 (4.12%) Unit Testing
16 16 (4.12%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 142 (36.60%) C++
2 139 (35.82%) Java
3 123 (31.70%) Perl
4 106 (27.32%) PHP
5 105 (27.06%) Ruby
6 101 (26.03%) JavaScript
7 100 (25.77%) C#
8 86 (22.16%) SQL
9 80 (20.62%) C
10 62 (15.98%) Bash Shell
11 33 (8.51%) PowerShell
12 21 (5.41%) Shell Script
13 16 (4.12%) TypeScript
14 14 (3.61%) Objective-C
15 13 (3.35%) Assembly Language
16 10 (2.58%) Lua
17 7 (1.80%) Bourne shell
17 7 (1.80%) Fortran
17 7 (1.80%) Lisp
18 6 (1.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (19.85%) Degree
1 77 (19.85%) Security Cleared
2 48 (12.37%) DV Cleared
3 41 (10.57%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.84%) ISEB
5 8 (2.06%) RHCSA
6 6 (1.55%) PhD
6 6 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.55%) CCNA
6 6 (1.55%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.03%) HND
8 2 (0.52%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.52%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.26%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.26%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.09%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (6.44%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 20 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.32%) Samba
5 7 (1.80%) Varnish
5 7 (1.80%) qmail
6 5 (1.29%) Docker
7 2 (0.52%) Firmware
7 2 (0.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 34 (8.76%) Opscode Chef
1 34 (8.76%) Puppet
2 22 (5.67%) Nagios
3 18 (4.64%) Zenoss
4 13 (3.35%) Ansible
5 9 (2.32%) ZABBIX
6 7 (1.80%) HAProxy
6 7 (1.80%) Icinga
6 7 (1.80%) yum
6 7 (1.80%) Munin
7 6 (1.55%) Salt
8 4 (1.03%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.52%) OPNET
9 2 (0.52%) OpenView
9 2 (0.52%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.52%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (0.52%) SCCM
9 2 (0.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (11.60%) Oracle
2 33 (8.51%) VMware
3 29 (7.47%) Microsoft
4 27 (6.96%) Red Hat
5 25 (6.44%) ESRI
6 11 (2.84%) Adobe
7 7 (1.80%) Percona
8 6 (1.55%) F5
9 4 (1.03%) NetApp
9 4 (1.03%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.03%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.03%) SolarWinds
10 3 (0.77%) Zend
10 3 (0.77%) Cisco
11 2 (0.52%) SAP
11 2 (0.52%) Juniper
11 2 (0.52%) CA
11 2 (0.52%) HP
11 2 (0.52%) Riverbed
11 2 (0.52%) Google
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits fantastic benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits training and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + standard market benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus flexbile benfits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + relocation assistance (discretionary)
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + Discretionary relocation assistanc
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum, Benefits bonus and pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum, Benefits 12.5% bonus, Stock options, 25 day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago