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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 57 72 97
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +25
Permanent jobs citing Python 276 202 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.50% 3.49% 2.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.26% 6.24% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 200 159 111
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £27,127
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £47,500 £55,000
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
3343 3235 3248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 54.46% 55.88% 59.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2847 2817 2908
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +33 137 £42,500 +21.42% 16
Gloucestershire +1 72 £47,500 +28.37% 6
Dorset -1 23 £37,500 +1.35% 2
Somerset -5 22 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Devon -9 11 £39,000 +30.00% 6
Wiltshire -18 6 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 246 (53.71%) Linux
2 199 (43.45%) Perl
3 192 (41.92%) Java
4 154 (33.62%) Software Engineering
5 152 (33.19%) C++
6 150 (32.75%) Ruby
7 147 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
8 120 (26.20%) JavaScript
9 113 (24.67%) HTML
10 110 (24.02%) MySQL
10 110 (24.02%) PHP
11 102 (22.27%) C
11 102 (22.27%) Windows
12 101 (22.05%) Bash Shell
13 97 (21.18%) Degree
14 95 (20.74%) Oracle
15 89 (19.43%) CSS
16 86 (18.78%) C#
16 86 (18.78%) DevOps
17 84 (18.34%) Puppet
18 83 (18.12%) SQL
19 79 (17.25%) Security Cleared
20 74 (16.16%) Git (software)
21 73 (15.94%) UNIX
22 72 (15.72%) Configuration Management
23 69 (15.07%) TCP/IP
24 65 (14.19%) VMware
24 65 (14.19%) HTML5
24 65 (14.19%) Opscode Chef
25 64 (13.97%) Open Source

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 64 (13.97%) Apache
2 35 (7.64%) OpenStack
3 32 (6.99%) Node.js
4 31 (6.77%) nginx
5 21 (4.59%) MS Exchange
6 19 (4.15%) Tomcat
6 19 (4.15%) IIS
6 19 (4.15%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (2.40%) ArcGIS
9 9 (1.97%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.97%) ColdFusion
10 7 (1.53%) SAS
11 6 (1.31%) SharePoint
12 5 (1.09%) JBoss
12 5 (1.09%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.87%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.87%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.87%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 22 (4.80%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.75%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.31%) SPSS
4 4 (0.87%) MS Office
5 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 6 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (8.73%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (6.11%) SaaS
3 21 (4.59%) PaaS
4 14 (3.06%) Google App Engine
4 14 (3.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (1.75%) HP Helion
7 7 (1.53%) IaaS
8 5 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (0.66%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.44%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.22%) GitHub
11 1 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.22%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 69 (15.07%) TCP/IP
2 53 (11.57%) Firewall
3 41 (8.95%) Internet
4 37 (8.08%) HTTP
5 27 (5.90%) WAN
6 23 (5.02%) VPN
7 22 (4.80%) LAN
8 14 (3.06%) DNS
9 12 (2.62%) SMTP
10 11 (2.40%) Ethernet
11 10 (2.18%) Intrusion Detection
11 10 (2.18%) Wireshark
12 9 (1.97%) DLNA
13 7 (1.53%) LDAP
13 7 (1.53%) Kerberos
13 7 (1.53%) SNMP
14 6 (1.31%) VoIP
14 6 (1.31%) Network Security
14 6 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (1.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (24.02%) MySQL
2 63 (13.76%) SQL Server
3 34 (7.42%) PostgreSQL
3 34 (7.42%) NoSQL
4 30 (6.55%) Big Data
5 27 (5.90%) MongoDB
6 26 (5.68%) Relational Database
7 24 (5.24%) Hadoop
8 17 (3.71%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.53%) Spotfire
10 6 (1.31%) DB2
10 6 (1.31%) Informix
10 6 (1.31%) CouchDB
10 6 (1.31%) IDMS
10 6 (1.31%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.31%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.09%) MariaDB
12 4 (0.87%) SQLite
12 4 (0.87%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 74 (16.16%) Git (software)
2 44 (9.61%) Jenkins
3 35 (7.64%) Hudson
4 21 (4.59%) Subversion
5 20 (4.37%) Artifactory
6 15 (3.28%) Gradle
6 15 (3.28%) Selenium
6 15 (3.28%) Maven
6 15 (3.28%) Ant
7 13 (2.84%) Cucumber
8 12 (2.62%) Eclipse
9 11 (2.40%) ClearCase
10 8 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (1.75%) JUnit
10 8 (1.75%) Mercurial
10 8 (1.75%) WebDriver
10 8 (1.75%) NUnit
10 8 (1.75%) TestNG
10 8 (1.75%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (6.77%) Finance
2 28 (6.11%) Electronics
3 25 (5.46%) Aerospace
4 21 (4.59%) Military
5 12 (2.62%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.97%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.97%) Games
6 9 (1.97%) Marketing
7 8 (1.75%) Banking
8 6 (1.31%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.31%) Law
9 5 (1.09%) Advertising
9 5 (1.09%) Retail
10 4 (0.87%) Back Office
11 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 139 (30.35%) Software Engineer
1 139 (30.35%) Developer
2 68 (14.85%) Software Developer
3 46 (10.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 33 (7.21%) Analyst
5 26 (5.68%) Consultant
5 26 (5.68%) Administrator
6 24 (5.24%) Systems Administrator
7 21 (4.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 19 (4.15%) Senior Software Engineer
9 18 (3.93%) C++ Developer
9 18 (3.93%) Web Developer
9 18 (3.93%) Linux Engineer
10 17 (3.71%) Java Developer
11 16 (3.49%) Test Engineer
12 15 (3.28%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 14 (3.06%) Systems Engineer
13 14 (3.06%) Senior Developer
14 13 (2.84%) Cloud Engineer
15 12 (2.62%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (24.67%) HTML
2 89 (19.43%) CSS
3 65 (14.19%) HTML5
4 53 (11.57%) .NET
5 47 (10.26%) jQuery
6 33 (7.21%) XML
7 27 (5.90%) CSS3
8 26 (5.68%) REST
9 24 (5.24%) Web Services
10 23 (5.02%) LAMP
11 22 (4.80%) Middleware
12 20 (4.37%) Spring
13 19 (4.15%) STL
14 15 (3.28%) J2EE
15 14 (3.06%) JSON
16 13 (2.84%) Java EE
17 12 (2.62%) Hibernate
17 12 (2.62%) Django
17 12 (2.62%) Apache Camel
18 11 (2.40%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 64 (13.97%) Open Source
2 44 (9.61%) Computer Science
3 37 (8.08%) Mathematics
4 27 (5.90%) Management Information System
5 23 (5.02%) Visualisation
6 21 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (3.93%) Physics
8 14 (3.06%) PKI
9 13 (2.84%) Algorithms
10 12 (2.62%) GIS
11 11 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (2.18%) MPEG
13 9 (1.97%) Clustering
13 9 (1.97%) Device Driver
14 7 (1.53%) Public Cloud
14 7 (1.53%) Social Media
14 7 (1.53%) Embedded Systems
15 6 (1.31%) Mobile App
15 6 (1.31%) User Experience
15 6 (1.31%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 246 (53.71%) Linux
2 102 (22.27%) Windows
3 73 (15.94%) UNIX
4 46 (10.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (6.99%) Ubuntu
6 29 (6.33%) CentOS
7 27 (5.90%) Android
8 16 (3.49%) Solaris
8 16 (3.49%) Debian
9 13 (2.84%) Apple iOS
9 13 (2.84%) Oracle Linux
10 9 (1.97%) Fedora
11 7 (1.53%) Embedded Linux
12 6 (1.31%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.22%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (33.62%) Software Engineering
2 147 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (18.78%) DevOps
4 72 (15.72%) Configuration Management
5 60 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
6 59 (12.88%) OO
7 52 (11.35%) TDD
8 50 (10.92%) Scrum
9 43 (9.39%) Cyber Security
10 42 (9.17%) Mentoring
11 28 (6.11%) Analytics
11 28 (6.11%) E-Commerce
12 27 (5.90%) Web Development
13 26 (5.68%) Time Management
13 26 (5.68%) Software Architecture
14 24 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (4.80%) MVC
15 22 (4.80%) Information Security
16 20 (4.37%) Multithreading
17 19 (4.15%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 199 (43.45%) Perl
2 192 (41.92%) Java
3 152 (33.19%) C++
4 150 (32.75%) Ruby
5 120 (26.20%) JavaScript
6 110 (24.02%) PHP
7 102 (22.27%) C
8 101 (22.05%) Bash Shell
9 86 (18.78%) C#
10 83 (18.12%) SQL
11 45 (9.83%) PowerShell
12 24 (5.24%) Scala
13 23 (5.02%) Shell Script
14 19 (4.15%) Clojure
15 17 (3.71%) R
16 13 (2.84%) Assembly Language
17 9 (1.97%) CFML
18 8 (1.75%) Objective-C
18 8 (1.75%) Groovy
19 7 (1.53%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 97 (21.18%) Degree
2 79 (17.25%) Security Cleared
3 57 (12.45%) DV Cleared
4 42 (9.17%) SC Cleared
5 21 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (4.59%) CCNA
6 4 (0.87%) Postgraduate
6 4 (0.87%) PhD
6 4 (0.87%) RHCSA
7 3 (0.66%) ISEB
8 2 (0.44%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.44%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.22%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.71%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (11.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (6.33%) Active Directory
3 24 (5.24%) Hyper-V
3 24 (5.24%) Docker
4 17 (3.71%) KVM
5 14 (3.06%) LXC
5 14 (3.06%) Xen
6 9 (1.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (1.75%) Samba
8 7 (1.53%) qmail
8 7 (1.53%) Varnish
9 6 (1.31%) VirtualBox
10 5 (1.09%) Snort
11 4 (0.87%) Firmware
11 4 (0.87%) XenApp
11 4 (0.87%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.44%) RHEV
12 2 (0.44%) NFS
12 2 (0.44%) Gluster
12 2 (0.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 84 (18.34%) Puppet
2 65 (14.19%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (8.30%) Nagios
4 29 (6.33%) Ansible
5 24 (5.24%) Zenoss
6 21 (4.59%) Salt
7 10 (2.18%) Graphite
8 9 (1.97%) ZABBIX
8 9 (1.97%) Vagrant
9 7 (1.53%) yum
10 6 (1.31%) Oracle Identity Management
11 5 (1.09%) Munin
11 5 (1.09%) Icinga
11 5 (1.09%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.87%) Opsview
13 3 (0.66%) Kubernetes
13 3 (0.66%) CFEngine
14 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Satellite
14 2 (0.44%) Cobbler
14 2 (0.44%) OpenView
Vendors
1 95 (20.74%) Oracle
2 65 (14.19%) VMware
3 45 (9.83%) Red Hat
4 40 (8.73%) Microsoft
5 21 (4.59%) Google
6 15 (3.28%) Cisco
7 11 (2.40%) Sybase
7 11 (2.40%) Rackspace
8 10 (2.18%) HP
8 10 (2.18%) ESRI
9 8 (1.75%) Adobe
10 7 (1.53%) TIBCO
11 6 (1.31%) SAP
12 5 (1.09%) Citrix
12 5 (1.09%) Percona
13 4 (0.87%) SolarWinds
13 4 (0.87%) IBM
14 3 (0.66%) Mapinfo
15 2 (0.44%) Juniper
15 2 (0.44%) CA
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Carbon60
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + negotiable + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + relocation assistance
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £38k - £58k plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Benson Price Consultants Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Newton Abbot, Devon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: Generous salary, bonus and benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: Generous salary, bonus and benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Adroit People Limited
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago