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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 36 62 75
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +13
Permanent jobs citing Python 359 265 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.87% 4.52% 3.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.04% 7.97% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 297 224 189
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
2981 3324 3605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.01% 56.68% 54.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2526 2875 3157
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +10 153 £42,500 -5.55% 18
Bristol +11 92 £60,000 -14.28% 16
Devon +6 65 £37,500 +25.00% 6
Somerset +15 26 £50,000 +44.92% 7
Wiltshire +24 16 £40,000 -10.11% 3
Dorset +4 4 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Python.

1 435 (58.16%) Java
2 374 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 342 (45.72%) Linux
4 301 (40.24%) C++
5 272 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 250 (33.42%) JavaScript
7 229 (30.61%) Perl
8 201 (26.87%) Security Cleared
9 194 (25.94%) C#
10 187 (25.00%) C
11 177 (23.66%) Big Data
12 176 (23.53%) Degree
13 160 (21.39%) Bash Shell
14 159 (21.26%) SQL
15 154 (20.59%) Scrum
16 153 (20.45%) DevOps
17 145 (19.39%) Ruby
18 142 (18.98%) DV Cleared
19 140 (18.72%) Hadoop
19 140 (18.72%) Continuous Integration
20 135 (18.05%) HTML
21 132 (17.65%) MySQL
22 130 (17.38%) Cybersecurity
23 125 (16.71%) TDD
24 123 (16.44%) Windows
25 122 (16.31%) Puppet
26 119 (15.91%) Telecoms
27 116 (15.51%) OO
27 116 (15.51%) MongoDB
28 115 (15.37%) AngularJS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 88 (11.76%) Apache Spark
2 75 (10.03%) WebLogic
3 71 (9.49%) Apache Pig
4 66 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
4 66 (8.82%) Tomcat
5 65 (8.69%) JBoss
6 49 (6.55%) OpenStack
7 40 (5.35%) SAS
7 40 (5.35%) WebSphere
8 34 (4.55%) Jetty
9 26 (3.48%) Apache Solr
9 26 (3.48%) Confluence
10 25 (3.34%) Apache
11 18 (2.41%) Mule
11 18 (2.41%) Mule ESB
12 17 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
13 13 (1.74%) CloudStack
13 13 (1.74%) IIS
14 12 (1.60%) nginx
15 7 (0.94%) Jupyter
Applications
1 29 (3.88%) SPSS
2 15 (2.01%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.53%) GNU Octave
4 3 (0.40%) MS Office
5 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) HipChat
6 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (3.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 94 (12.57%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (7.62%) SaaS
3 40 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (1.34%) OpenShift
5 10 (1.34%) PaaS
6 7 (0.94%) GitHub
7 5 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.40%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.40%) IaaS
8 3 (0.40%) Route 53
8 3 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.13%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.13%) G Suite
9 1 (0.13%) Heroku
9 1 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.13%) Mailgun
Communications & Networking
1 57 (7.62%) Internet
2 42 (5.61%) TCP/IP
3 38 (5.08%) HTTP
4 30 (4.01%) Firewall
5 26 (3.48%) SSL
6 16 (2.14%) HTTPS
7 15 (2.01%) Wireless
8 13 (1.74%) Network Security
9 10 (1.34%) LAN
9 10 (1.34%) Modbus
9 10 (1.34%) RS-485
9 10 (1.34%) WAN
10 7 (0.94%) ICMP
11 5 (0.67%) DNS
11 5 (0.67%) NAS
12 4 (0.53%) IPv6
12 4 (0.53%) SMTP
12 4 (0.53%) Software-Defined Radio
12 4 (0.53%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.40%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (23.66%) Big Data
2 140 (18.72%) Hadoop
3 132 (17.65%) MySQL
4 116 (15.51%) MongoDB
5 78 (10.43%) NoSQL
6 76 (10.16%) PostgreSQL
7 75 (10.03%) Apache Hive
8 66 (8.82%) SQL Server
9 36 (4.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 34 (4.55%) Relational Database
11 32 (4.28%) RDBMS
11 32 (4.28%) Redis
12 27 (3.61%) Couchbase
13 24 (3.21%) Riak
14 18 (2.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 15 (2.01%) Apache Accumulo
16 7 (0.94%) HBase
16 7 (0.94%) SQLite
17 6 (0.80%) Data Mining
17 6 (0.80%) GIS
Development Applications
1 105 (14.04%) Git (software)
2 77 (10.29%) JIRA
3 71 (9.49%) Jenkins
4 64 (8.56%) Selenium
5 31 (4.14%) Cucumber
6 21 (2.81%) JUnit
7 19 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 18 (2.41%) IntelliJ
9 16 (2.14%) Subversion
10 12 (1.60%) JMeter
10 12 (1.60%) TeamCity
11 11 (1.47%) Bitbucket
12 8 (1.07%) CodeSonar
12 8 (1.07%) git-flow
12 8 (1.07%) Robot Framework
13 7 (0.94%) LoadRunner
13 7 (0.94%) Maven
14 6 (0.80%) Hudson
14 6 (0.80%) PHPUnit
15 5 (0.67%) Eclipse
General
1 119 (15.91%) Telecoms
2 101 (13.50%) Finance
3 79 (10.56%) Retail
4 54 (7.22%) Games
5 43 (5.75%) Banking
5 43 (5.75%) Marketing
6 37 (4.95%) Manufacturing
7 27 (3.61%) Electronics
8 13 (1.74%) Advertising
9 7 (0.94%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.27%) Back Office
10 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.13%) Automotive
11 1 (0.13%) French Language
11 1 (0.13%) Front Office
11 1 (0.13%) Legal
11 1 (0.13%) Local Government
11 1 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 210 (28.07%) Developer
2 145 (19.39%) Software Engineer
3 88 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 74 (9.89%) Java Developer
5 71 (9.49%) DevOps Engineer
6 61 (8.16%) Python Developer
7 58 (7.75%) Software Developer
8 52 (6.95%) Senior Developer
9 41 (5.48%) Analyst
9 41 (5.48%) Software Test Engineer
10 40 (5.35%) Architect
11 39 (5.21%) Data Scientist
12 38 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
13 37 (4.95%) Java Engineer
14 29 (3.88%) Integration Engineer
14 29 (3.88%) Test and Integration Engineer
15 27 (3.61%) Linux Engineer
15 27 (3.61%) Test Analyst
16 25 (3.34%) Consultant
16 25 (3.34%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (18.05%) HTML
2 115 (15.37%) AngularJS
3 108 (14.44%) CSS
4 103 (13.77%) Spring
5 101 (13.50%) Hibernate
6 95 (12.70%) .NET
7 82 (10.96%) Java EE
7 82 (10.96%) jQuery
8 77 (10.29%) Node.js
9 71 (9.49%) XML
10 69 (9.22%) Django
11 68 (9.09%) HTML5
12 62 (8.29%) J2EE
13 55 (7.35%) LAMP
14 54 (7.22%) React
15 51 (6.82%) REST
16 48 (6.42%) Apache Camel
16 48 (6.42%) Web Services
17 44 (5.88%) CSS3
18 42 (5.61%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 81 (10.83%) Computer Science
2 77 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (8.16%) Visualisation
4 56 (7.49%) Mathematics
5 50 (6.68%) Digital Media
6 37 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
7 30 (4.01%) PKI
8 18 (2.41%) Device Driver
8 18 (2.41%) iPhone
9 16 (2.14%) Internet of Things
10 14 (1.87%) Physics
11 13 (1.74%) Mobile App
11 13 (1.74%) Statistics
12 12 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (1.60%) Management Information System
13 10 (1.34%) User Experience
14 8 (1.07%) Cyberthreat
15 7 (0.94%) Algorithms
16 6 (0.80%) Wiki
17 5 (0.67%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 342 (45.72%) Linux
2 123 (16.44%) Windows
3 104 (13.90%) Unix
4 100 (13.37%) Android
5 68 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 26 (3.48%) Mac OS X
6 26 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (2.81%) CentOS
8 18 (2.41%) Windows Phone
9 17 (2.27%) FreeBSD
10 12 (1.60%) Windows Server
11 8 (1.07%) Debian
12 7 (0.94%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.40%) Solaris
14 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 154 (20.59%) Scrum
4 153 (20.45%) DevOps
5 140 (18.72%) Continuous Integration
6 130 (17.38%) Cybersecurity
7 125 (16.71%) TDD
8 116 (15.51%) OO
9 91 (12.17%) Configuration Management
10 88 (11.76%) Analytics
11 78 (10.43%) Mentoring
12 75 (10.03%) Web Development
13 74 (9.89%) Data Analytics
14 71 (9.49%) Multithreading
15 62 (8.29%) User Stories
16 61 (8.16%) Coaching
16 61 (8.16%) SDLC
17 59 (7.89%) Mobile Development
18 57 (7.62%) Open Source
19 54 (7.22%) UML
Programming Languages
1 435 (58.16%) Java
2 301 (40.24%) C++
3 250 (33.42%) JavaScript
4 229 (30.61%) Perl
5 194 (25.94%) C#
6 187 (25.00%) C
7 160 (21.39%) Bash Shell
8 159 (21.26%) SQL
9 145 (19.39%) Ruby
10 91 (12.17%) PHP
11 72 (9.63%) Objective-C
12 52 (6.95%) Go
13 51 (6.82%) R
14 45 (6.02%) MATLAB
15 40 (5.35%) Scala
16 34 (4.55%) PowerShell
17 29 (3.88%) VB
18 22 (2.94%) Shell Script
19 21 (2.81%) Embedded C
20 19 (2.54%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 201 (26.87%) Security Cleared
2 176 (23.53%) Degree
3 142 (18.98%) DV Cleared
4 55 (7.35%) SC Cleared
5 36 (4.81%) PhD
6 23 (3.07%) CISSP
6 23 (3.07%) GIAC
7 22 (2.94%) CCNA
7 22 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (2.67%) CompTIA Security+
8 20 (2.67%) ISTQB
8 20 (2.67%) Linux+ Certification
8 20 (2.67%) MCSE
8 20 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (2.67%) Network+ Certification
8 20 (2.67%) SANS
8 20 (2.67%) Security+ Certification
8 20 (2.67%) SSCP
9 17 (2.27%) ISEB
10 8 (1.07%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.74%) QA
2 5 (0.67%) MISRA
2 5 (0.67%) MISRA C
3 4 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.53%) ISO 14001
3 4 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.40%) SLA
5 1 (0.13%) GPG13
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 62 (8.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (6.55%) Docker
3 41 (5.48%) Hyper-V
4 22 (2.94%) vSphere
5 15 (2.01%) Xen
6 13 (1.74%) XenServer
7 10 (1.34%) Dovecot
7 10 (1.34%) Postfix
8 5 (0.67%) Firmware
9 3 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.27%) Active Directory
10 2 (0.27%) KVM
10 2 (0.27%) Snort
11 1 (0.13%) HDFS
11 1 (0.13%) LXC
11 1 (0.13%) oVirt
11 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 122 (16.31%) Puppet
2 78 (10.43%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (8.69%) Ansible
4 40 (5.35%) Salt
5 25 (3.34%) Kibana
6 24 (3.21%) logstash
7 17 (2.27%) Cobbler
7 17 (2.27%) Tivoli
8 9 (1.20%) Terraform
9 8 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.53%) Capistrano
10 4 (0.53%) Nagios
10 4 (0.53%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.40%) Graylog
11 3 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.40%) Kubernetes
12 2 (0.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (0.27%) RSA Security Analytics
12 2 (0.27%) Rundeck
13 1 (0.13%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 115 (15.37%) Oracle
2 66 (8.82%) VMware
3 45 (6.02%) Red Hat
4 43 (5.75%) Microsoft
5 30 (4.01%) Atlassian
6 28 (3.74%) Apple
7 27 (3.61%) SAP
8 24 (3.21%) HP
9 15 (2.01%) Cisco
10 13 (1.74%) EnterpriseDB
11 5 (0.67%) Intel
12 4 (0.53%) CA Agile Central
12 4 (0.53%) Hortonworks
12 4 (0.53%) Tableau
13 3 (0.40%) Google
14 2 (0.27%) ESRI
14 2 (0.27%) Omniture
14 2 (0.27%) Sourcefire
14 2 (0.27%) Sybase
14 2 (0.27%) TIBCO
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Flexible + bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 (With Exceptional Package)
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 (With Exceptional Package)
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bath, Avon
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent Cluster
Salary: From £22,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 28k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago