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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 81 83 106
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +23
Permanent jobs citing Python 201 162 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.23% 3.05% 2.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.87% 5.24% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 161 143 100
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
3427 3089 3011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.10% 58.15% 54.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2977 2782 2704
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +32 84 £37,500 -10.17% 23
Bristol -38 44 £37,500 +7.14% 16
Somerset +6 40 £43,750 +16.66% 11
Devon -11 16 £52,500 +46.85% 7
Dorset -14 6 £36,500 -27.00% 1
Wiltshire -6 5 £40,500 +8.00% 4
Cornwall - 5 £45,000 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 185 (45.57%) Linux
2 171 (42.12%) Java
3 158 (38.92%) C++
4 139 (34.24%) JavaScript
5 130 (32.02%) Ruby
6 121 (29.80%) HTML
7 106 (26.11%) Agile Software Development
8 103 (25.37%) C#
9 101 (24.88%) PHP
10 100 (24.63%) Software Engineering
11 95 (23.40%) Windows
12 94 (23.15%) Perl
13 91 (22.41%) C
14 88 (21.67%) CSS
15 86 (21.18%) Degree
16 83 (20.44%) Security Cleared
17 80 (19.70%) jQuery
17 80 (19.70%) MySQL
18 76 (18.72%) SQL
19 66 (16.26%) Computer Science
20 60 (14.78%) TDD
21 58 (14.29%) Django
22 57 (14.04%) XML
22 57 (14.04%) OO
23 56 (13.79%) .NET
23 56 (13.79%) Git (software)
24 55 (13.55%) Bash Shell
25 52 (12.81%) Open Source
26 47 (11.58%) PostgreSQL
27 43 (10.59%) Aerospace

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 35 (8.62%) Apache
2 23 (5.67%) ArcGIS
3 14 (3.45%) nginx
4 12 (2.96%) IIS
4 12 (2.96%) Gunicorn
5 10 (2.46%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.22%) Node.js
6 9 (2.22%) WordPress
7 8 (1.97%) Tornado
8 7 (1.72%) ColdFusion
9 6 (1.48%) MS Exchange
10 5 (1.23%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.99%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.49%) JBoss
13 2 (0.49%) CMS
13 2 (0.49%) Joomla!
13 2 (0.49%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 15 (3.69%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.45%) NASTRAN
3 4 (0.99%) Abaqus
4 2 (0.49%) MS Office
5 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.96%) SaaS
2 9 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.48%) Google Apps
4 5 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.74%) Trello
5 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.74%) Office 365
6 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.25%) PaaS
7 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (9.11%) TCP/IP
2 35 (8.62%) Internet
3 26 (6.40%) HTTP
4 24 (5.91%) IPv4
4 24 (5.91%) IPv6
5 17 (4.19%) Firewall
6 16 (3.94%) VoIP
6 16 (3.94%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (3.20%) Wireshark
7 13 (3.20%) DNS
8 12 (2.96%) WAN
9 10 (2.46%) VPN
10 9 (2.22%) SSL
11 8 (1.97%) SMTP
11 8 (1.97%) tcpdump
12 6 (1.48%) GPRS
13 5 (1.23%) NAS
13 5 (1.23%) DLNA
13 5 (1.23%) Network Security
13 5 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (19.70%) MySQL
2 47 (11.58%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (6.16%) SQL Server
4 22 (5.42%) Relational Database
5 21 (5.17%) NoSQL
6 19 (4.68%) RDBMS
7 11 (2.71%) CouchDB
7 11 (2.71%) SQLite
8 7 (1.72%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.72%) Big Data
9 6 (1.48%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.99%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.49%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.25%) Redis
13 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 56 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 31 (7.64%) Subversion
3 15 (3.69%) GCC
3 15 (3.69%) GDB
4 9 (2.22%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.72%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.72%) Selenium
5 7 (1.72%) Bugzilla
6 5 (1.23%) Mercurial
6 5 (1.23%) SoapUI
7 4 (0.99%) JMeter
7 4 (0.99%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.74%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.74%) Hudson
8 3 (0.74%) Maven
8 3 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.74%) Ant
9 2 (0.49%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.49%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.49%) NUnit
General
1 43 (10.59%) Aerospace
2 27 (6.65%) Telecoms
3 24 (5.91%) Manufacturing
4 22 (5.42%) Finance
5 17 (4.19%) Games
6 13 (3.20%) Electronics
7 10 (2.46%) Military
7 10 (2.46%) Banking
8 8 (1.97%) Retail
9 6 (1.48%) Marketing
10 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.49%) Publishing
10 2 (0.49%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 179 (44.09%) Developer
2 75 (18.47%) Software Engineer
3 50 (12.32%) Consultant
4 47 (11.58%) Python Developer
5 42 (10.34%) Software Developer
6 39 (9.61%) Web Developer
7 29 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 28 (6.90%) Analyst
9 25 (6.16%) PHP Developer
10 24 (5.91%) PHP Web Developer
11 22 (5.42%) Senior Python Developer
12 21 (5.17%) Junior
13 19 (4.68%) Technical Consultant
13 19 (4.68%) Junior Developer
13 19 (4.68%) C++ Developer
14 18 (4.43%) GIS Consultant
15 16 (3.94%) Administrator
16 15 (3.69%) Support Engineer
17 14 (3.45%) Applications Developer
17 14 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (29.80%) HTML
2 88 (21.67%) CSS
3 80 (19.70%) jQuery
4 58 (14.29%) Django
5 57 (14.04%) XML
6 56 (13.79%) .NET
7 37 (9.11%) AngularJS
8 36 (8.87%) HTML5
9 26 (6.40%) JSON
10 24 (5.91%) STL
10 24 (5.91%) Web Services
11 23 (5.67%) Flask
12 22 (5.42%) LAMP
12 22 (5.42%) Leaflet
13 20 (4.93%) Ajax
14 18 (4.43%) SOAP
14 18 (4.43%) XHTML
14 18 (4.43%) REST
15 16 (3.94%) ASP.NET
15 16 (3.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 66 (16.26%) Computer Science
2 52 (12.81%) Open Source
3 35 (8.62%) GIS
4 27 (6.65%) Mathematics
5 20 (4.93%) Mobile App
6 19 (4.68%) Algorithms
7 17 (4.19%) Physics
8 16 (3.94%) Management Information System
9 13 (3.20%) Digital Media
9 13 (3.20%) W3C
9 13 (3.20%) User Experience
10 10 (2.46%) PKI
11 8 (1.97%) DTV
12 7 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (1.48%) Device Driver
13 6 (1.48%) Graphic Design
13 6 (1.48%) Xbox
14 5 (1.23%) Data Integration
14 5 (1.23%) Online Banking
14 5 (1.23%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 185 (45.57%) Linux
2 95 (23.40%) Windows
3 36 (8.87%) UNIX
4 35 (8.62%) Apple iOS
5 27 (6.65%) Android
6 26 (6.40%) Ubuntu
7 16 (3.94%) Debian
7 16 (3.94%) CentOS
7 16 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (2.96%) Solaris
9 9 (2.22%) Fedora
10 7 (1.72%) SUSE
11 5 (1.23%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (26.11%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (24.63%) Software Engineering
3 60 (14.78%) TDD
4 57 (14.04%) OO
5 40 (9.85%) Scrum
6 37 (9.11%) Web Development
7 32 (7.88%) MVC
8 28 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (6.16%) Configuration Management
10 24 (5.91%) E-Commerce
11 22 (5.42%) Software Architecture
11 22 (5.42%) Mentoring
12 21 (5.17%) Multithreading
13 19 (4.68%) Performance Tuning
14 16 (3.94%) Penetration Testing
15 15 (3.69%) Cyber Security
15 15 (3.69%) Risk Management
16 13 (3.20%) Time Management
16 13 (3.20%) OOD
16 13 (3.20%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 171 (42.12%) Java
2 158 (38.92%) C++
3 139 (34.24%) JavaScript
4 130 (32.02%) Ruby
5 103 (25.37%) C#
6 101 (24.88%) PHP
7 94 (23.15%) Perl
8 91 (22.41%) C
9 76 (18.72%) SQL
10 55 (13.55%) Bash Shell
11 24 (5.91%) TypeScript
12 22 (5.42%) PowerShell
13 21 (5.17%) Shell Script
14 18 (4.43%) Assembly Language
15 17 (4.19%) Objective-C
16 14 (3.45%) VB
16 14 (3.45%) Fortran
17 13 (3.20%) Lisp
17 13 (3.20%) ECMAScript
18 11 (2.71%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 86 (21.18%) Degree
2 83 (20.44%) Security Cleared
3 39 (9.61%) DV Cleared
4 37 (9.11%) SC Cleared
5 12 (2.96%) PhD
5 12 (2.96%) ISEB
6 5 (1.23%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.23%) HND
7 3 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.25%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.25%) CCNP
8 1 (0.25%) CCNA
8 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.48%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (6.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (3.69%) Hyper-V
3 13 (3.20%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.46%) Terminal Services
4 10 (2.46%) Samba
5 5 (1.23%) Xen
6 4 (0.99%) XenApp
6 4 (0.99%) Docker
7 2 (0.49%) Varnish
7 2 (0.49%) KVM
7 2 (0.49%) RHEV
8 1 (0.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (4.19%) Nagios
2 14 (3.45%) Puppet
3 10 (2.46%) OpenView
3 10 (2.46%) OPNET
3 10 (2.46%) SolarWinds Orion
3 10 (2.46%) CA Spectrum
4 8 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.48%) ZABBIX
6 5 (1.23%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.74%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.74%) Zenoss
8 2 (0.49%) Munin
8 2 (0.49%) Icinga
8 2 (0.49%) Ansible
8 2 (0.49%) logstash
9 1 (0.25%) YUM
Vendors
1 35 (8.62%) VMware
2 29 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 27 (6.65%) Oracle
4 22 (5.42%) ESRI
4 22 (5.42%) Red Hat
5 14 (3.45%) F5
5 14 (3.45%) Zend
6 12 (2.96%) HP
6 12 (2.96%) Cisco
7 10 (2.46%) Citrix
7 10 (2.46%) Juniper
7 10 (2.46%) CA
7 10 (2.46%) Riverbed
7 10 (2.46%) SolarWinds
8 9 (2.22%) Sencha
9 7 (1.72%) Google
10 6 (1.48%) SAP
10 6 (1.48%) Compuware
10 6 (1.48%) Facebook
11 5 (1.23%) NetQoS
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