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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 89 129 93
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -36
Permanent jobs citing Python 167 90 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.74% 1.73% 2.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.83% 3.04% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 133 77 118
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
3458 2957 3080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.73% 56.94% 53.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2960 2633 2816
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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
(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 +29 57 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Bristol +24 54 £42,500 +21.42% 10
Somerset +4 32 £37,500 -25.00% 7
Devon -15 11 £55,000 +69.23% 3
Wiltshire -9 8 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Cornwall +5 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 192 (46.49%) Java
2 184 (44.55%) Linux
3 156 (37.77%) C++
4 142 (34.38%) Ruby
5 137 (33.17%) JavaScript
6 116 (28.09%) HTML
6 116 (28.09%) Software Engineering
7 115 (27.85%) Perl
8 109 (26.39%) Degree
9 107 (25.91%) C#
10 106 (25.67%) C
11 102 (24.70%) PHP
12 90 (21.79%) SQL
13 89 (21.55%) jQuery
14 88 (21.31%) Windows
15 85 (20.58%) Computer Science
16 83 (20.10%) MySQL
17 79 (19.13%) Security Cleared
18 75 (18.16%) Bash Shell
19 71 (17.19%) CSS
20 68 (16.46%) TDD
21 64 (15.50%) Git (software)
22 60 (14.53%) .NET
23 57 (13.80%) Open Source
24 55 (13.32%) OO
24 55 (13.32%) Telecoms
25 48 (11.62%) Django
26 47 (11.38%) Scrum
26 47 (11.38%) XML
27 46 (11.14%) Agile Software Development

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 34 (8.23%) Apache
2 13 (3.15%) ArcGIS
2 13 (3.15%) WordPress
3 12 (2.91%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.42%) nginx
4 10 (2.42%) Gunicorn
5 9 (2.18%) IIS
6 8 (1.94%) ColdFusion
6 8 (1.94%) Tornado
7 6 (1.45%) Node.js
8 4 (0.97%) Drupal
8 4 (0.97%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.73%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.73%) CMS
9 3 (0.73%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.48%) Zimbra
10 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.48%) SAS
11 1 (0.24%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.91%) NASTRAN
3 6 (1.45%) MS Office
4 4 (0.97%) Abaqus
5 2 (0.48%) SPSS
5 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.39%) SaaS
2 11 (2.66%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.45%) Google Apps
4 4 (0.97%) Office 365
4 4 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.73%) Trello
6 1 (0.24%) IaaS
6 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (8.96%) Internet
2 30 (7.26%) TCP/IP
3 27 (6.54%) IPv6
4 26 (6.30%) IPv4
5 21 (5.08%) HTTP
6 17 (4.12%) VoIP
7 14 (3.39%) SAN
7 14 (3.39%) iSCSI
7 14 (3.39%) Fibre Channel
8 13 (3.15%) WAN
8 13 (3.15%) DNS
9 12 (2.91%) LTE
9 12 (2.91%) 4G
10 11 (2.66%) LDAP
11 10 (2.42%) SSL
12 8 (1.94%) Firewall
12 8 (1.94%) Wireless
13 6 (1.45%) 3G
13 6 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (20.10%) MySQL
2 44 (10.65%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (7.26%) SQL Server
4 27 (6.54%) Relational Database
5 18 (4.36%) NoSQL
6 16 (3.87%) RDBMS
6 16 (3.87%) Big Data
7 8 (1.94%) CouchDB
7 8 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.69%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.69%) SQLite
9 6 (1.45%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.21%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.24%) HBase
13 1 (0.24%) Redis
Development Applications
1 64 (15.50%) Git (software)
2 39 (9.44%) Subversion
3 18 (4.36%) Selenium
4 15 (3.63%) GCC
4 15 (3.63%) GDB
5 12 (2.91%) JMeter
6 11 (2.66%) FitNesse
6 11 (2.66%) JIRA
7 7 (1.69%) SoapUI
7 7 (1.69%) Ranorex
7 7 (1.69%) Bugzilla
8 6 (1.45%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (1.45%) WatiN
8 6 (1.45%) WATIR
9 5 (1.21%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.73%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.73%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (0.73%) TestComplete
11 2 (0.48%) CppUnit
General
1 55 (13.32%) Telecoms
2 32 (7.75%) Aerospace
3 28 (6.78%) Finance
4 27 (6.54%) Manufacturing
5 14 (3.39%) Military
6 13 (3.15%) Electronics
7 10 (2.42%) Games
8 9 (2.18%) Marketing
9 5 (1.21%) Banking
9 5 (1.21%) Retail
10 2 (0.48%) Publishing
10 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 182 (44.07%) Developer
2 74 (17.92%) Software Engineer
3 40 (9.69%) Software Developer
3 40 (9.69%) Web Developer
4 38 (9.20%) Python Developer
5 36 (8.72%) Consultant
6 32 (7.75%) Junior
7 30 (7.26%) Senior Developer
8 27 (6.54%) Junior Developer
9 25 (6.05%) PHP Developer
10 23 (5.57%) PHP Web Developer
10 23 (5.57%) Senior Python Developer
11 22 (5.33%) Analyst
12 19 (4.60%) Tester
13 18 (4.36%) Systems Administrator
13 18 (4.36%) Administrator
13 18 (4.36%) C++ Developer
14 16 (3.87%) Support Engineer
15 15 (3.63%) Java Developer
16 13 (3.15%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (28.09%) HTML
2 89 (21.55%) jQuery
3 71 (17.19%) CSS
4 60 (14.53%) .NET
5 48 (11.62%) Django
6 47 (11.38%) XML
7 42 (10.17%) HTML5
8 38 (9.20%) AngularJS
9 34 (8.23%) LAMP
10 27 (6.54%) STL
11 25 (6.05%) Ajax
12 23 (5.57%) Leaflet
12 23 (5.57%) Flask
13 21 (5.08%) JSON
13 21 (5.08%) Web Services
14 18 (4.36%) SOAP
15 17 (4.12%) XHTML
15 17 (4.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 16 (3.87%) ASP.NET
17 13 (3.15%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 85 (20.58%) Computer Science
2 57 (13.80%) Open Source
3 37 (8.96%) Digital Media
4 28 (6.78%) Mathematics
5 23 (5.57%) GIS
6 19 (4.60%) Mobile App
7 15 (3.63%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.91%) W3C
9 11 (2.66%) Physics
10 9 (2.18%) PKI
11 8 (1.94%) DTV
12 7 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (1.45%) Xbox
13 6 (1.45%) Internet of Things
13 6 (1.45%) Device Driver
14 5 (1.21%) Statistics
14 5 (1.21%) Online Banking
14 5 (1.21%) Graphic Design
14 5 (1.21%) Data Integration
14 5 (1.21%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 184 (44.55%) Linux
2 88 (21.31%) Windows
3 43 (10.41%) UNIX
4 25 (6.05%) Apple iOS
5 23 (5.57%) Ubuntu
6 18 (4.36%) Solaris
7 16 (3.87%) Debian
7 16 (3.87%) CentOS
8 14 (3.39%) Android
9 12 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (2.18%) Fedora
10 9 (2.18%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.69%) SUSE
11 7 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (28.09%) Software Engineering
2 68 (16.46%) TDD
3 55 (13.32%) OO
4 47 (11.38%) Scrum
5 46 (11.14%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (8.23%) MVC
7 33 (7.99%) Web Development
8 30 (7.26%) Configuration Management
9 25 (6.05%) E-Commerce
10 23 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (3.87%) Multithreading
11 16 (3.87%) Test Automation
11 16 (3.87%) Automated Testing
11 16 (3.87%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (3.39%) Risk Management
12 14 (3.39%) Information Security
13 13 (3.15%) Programme Management
14 12 (2.91%) Identity Management
15 11 (2.66%) ITIL
15 11 (2.66%) UML
Programming Languages
1 192 (46.49%) Java
2 156 (37.77%) C++
3 142 (34.38%) Ruby
4 137 (33.17%) JavaScript
5 115 (27.85%) Perl
6 107 (25.91%) C#
7 106 (25.67%) C
8 102 (24.70%) PHP
9 90 (21.79%) SQL
10 75 (18.16%) Bash Shell
11 23 (5.57%) TypeScript
12 20 (4.84%) PowerShell
13 18 (4.36%) Assembly Language
13 18 (4.36%) VB
14 16 (3.87%) Shell Script
14 16 (3.87%) PHP5
15 15 (3.63%) Objective-C
16 12 (2.91%) ECMAScript
16 12 (2.91%) Fortran
17 11 (2.66%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 109 (26.39%) Degree
2 79 (19.13%) Security Cleared
3 37 (8.96%) SC Cleared
4 31 (7.51%) DV Cleared
5 14 (3.39%) PhD
6 12 (2.91%) ISEB
7 5 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.48%) HND
9 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.24%) RHCE
9 1 (0.24%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.24%) CCNP
9 1 (0.24%) CCNA
9 1 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.81%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (3.87%) Samba
3 14 (3.39%) Xen
4 13 (3.15%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.91%) GPFS
6 11 (2.66%) Terminal Services
6 11 (2.66%) NFS
7 10 (2.42%) Active Directory
8 6 (1.45%) KVM
8 6 (1.45%) RHEV
9 4 (0.97%) XenApp
10 1 (0.24%) Squid
Systems Management
1 15 (3.63%) Nagios
2 11 (2.66%) OPNET
2 11 (2.66%) SolarWinds Orion
2 11 (2.66%) OpenView
2 11 (2.66%) CA Spectrum
3 8 (1.94%) Bcfg2
4 7 (1.69%) Puppet
5 2 (0.48%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.48%) logstash
6 1 (0.24%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.24%) YUM
6 1 (0.24%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.24%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (9.20%) VMware
2 32 (7.75%) Microsoft
3 22 (5.33%) Red Hat
3 22 (5.33%) Oracle
4 19 (4.60%) Cisco
5 18 (4.36%) HP
6 17 (4.12%) CA
7 14 (3.39%) Zend
8 12 (2.91%) ESRI
8 12 (2.91%) Citrix
9 11 (2.66%) Juniper
9 11 (2.66%) Riverbed
9 11 (2.66%) SolarWinds
9 11 (2.66%) F5
10 9 (2.18%) Sencha
11 8 (1.94%) SAP
11 8 (1.94%) Compuware
12 6 (1.45%) BMC
12 6 (1.45%) Google
12 6 (1.45%) NetScout
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum - benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £47000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Gold Group
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £37500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Evosearch Limited
Salary: £18k - 27.5k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Required IT
Salary: £35,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Bath
SearchTribes
Salary: Up to £22K + bonus & benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
OHO Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Competitive Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Share Scheme
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
DP Connect
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + pension + flexible working hours
Posted: 19 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to circa £28,500 + VG benefits
Posted: 20 days ago