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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 45 72 113
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +41
Permanent jobs citing Python 334 207 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.73% 3.39% 2.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.93% 5.94% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 247 160 92
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £53,400 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
3364 3487 3051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.71% 57.09% 58.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2901 2999 2735
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +31 172 £65,000 +58.53% 16
Gloucestershire +12 89 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Somerset -14 20 £35,000 -6.66% 10
Wiltshire 0 19 £37,250 -12.35% 4
Devon -8 19 £32,250 -41.36% 2
Dorset - 10 £35,000 - 3
Cornwall -10 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 347 (56.42%) Linux
2 301 (48.94%) Java
3 243 (39.51%) Software Engineering
4 237 (38.54%) Perl
5 220 (35.77%) Ruby
6 206 (33.50%) C++
7 202 (32.85%) Agile Software Development
8 164 (26.67%) VMware
9 158 (25.69%) Git (software)
10 157 (25.53%) JavaScript
11 144 (23.41%) VMware Infrastructure
12 140 (22.76%) C
13 138 (22.44%) Degree
14 137 (22.28%) DevOps
15 136 (22.11%) Bash Shell
16 132 (21.46%) HTML
17 127 (20.65%) Oracle
17 127 (20.65%) Puppet
18 123 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
19 122 (19.84%) UNIX
20 110 (17.89%) Configuration Management
21 108 (17.56%) CSS
22 106 (17.24%) PHP
23 103 (16.75%) Amazon AWS
24 93 (15.12%) C#
24 93 (15.12%) Jenkins
25 91 (14.80%) MySQL
26 87 (14.15%) HTML5
26 87 (14.15%) SDLC
27 86 (13.98%) TCP/IP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 80 (13.01%) Apache
2 70 (11.38%) OpenStack
3 39 (6.34%) nginx
4 37 (6.02%) Tomcat
5 36 (5.85%) Node.js
6 31 (5.04%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (3.41%) WebLogic
8 15 (2.44%) IIS
9 12 (1.95%) JBoss
9 12 (1.95%) ArcGIS
10 8 (1.30%) SAS
11 6 (0.98%) CMS
11 6 (0.98%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.81%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.81%) ArcSDE
12 5 (0.81%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 5 (0.81%) ColdFusion
12 5 (0.81%) SharePoint
12 5 (0.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.30%) SPSS
3 4 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.65%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.49%) MS Office
4 3 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (2.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.33%) Magento
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 103 (16.75%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (11.87%) PaaS
3 71 (11.54%) SaaS
4 41 (6.67%) IaaS
5 40 (6.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 39 (6.34%) Google App Engine
7 20 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (3.25%) HP Helion
8 19 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
9 18 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.49%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.49%) GitHub
11 2 (0.33%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.33%) Heroku
12 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 86 (13.98%) TCP/IP
2 46 (7.48%) Internet
3 41 (6.67%) Firewall
3 41 (6.67%) HTTP
4 30 (4.88%) WAN
5 26 (4.23%) LAN
6 22 (3.58%) DNS
7 16 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (1.63%) SMTP
9 9 (1.46%) Wireshark
10 8 (1.30%) DLNA
11 7 (1.14%) NAS
11 7 (1.14%) Network Security
11 7 (1.14%) DHCP
11 7 (1.14%) VPN
12 6 (0.98%) IPv4
13 5 (0.81%) VoIP
13 5 (0.81%) Ethernet
13 5 (0.81%) LDAP
14 4 (0.65%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (14.80%) MySQL
2 59 (9.59%) Big Data
3 47 (7.64%) SQL Server
4 41 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 41 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 39 (6.34%) NoSQL
6 38 (6.18%) Relational Database
7 27 (4.39%) RDBMS
8 18 (2.93%) Oracle BI EE
9 16 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (2.60%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.98%) DB2
10 6 (0.98%) Informix
10 6 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.98%) IDMS
11 5 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.81%) Spotfire
11 5 (0.81%) Apache Hive
11 5 (0.81%) Sqoop
11 5 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 158 (25.69%) Git (software)
2 93 (15.12%) Jenkins
3 73 (11.87%) Hudson
4 62 (10.08%) Artifactory
5 60 (9.76%) Maven
6 53 (8.62%) Gradle
7 51 (8.29%) Ant
8 21 (3.41%) Subversion
9 20 (3.25%) ClearCase
10 17 (2.76%) Oracle Forms
11 16 (2.60%) Selenium
12 14 (2.28%) Cucumber
13 9 (1.46%) Eclipse
14 8 (1.30%) JIRA
15 7 (1.14%) JUnit
16 6 (0.98%) WebDriver
17 5 (0.81%) Visual Studio
18 4 (0.65%) IntelliJ
19 3 (0.49%) NUnit
19 3 (0.49%) TestNG
General
1 66 (10.73%) Telecoms
2 41 (6.67%) Finance
3 39 (6.34%) Electronics
4 31 (5.04%) Military
5 21 (3.41%) Marketing
5 21 (3.41%) Manufacturing
6 20 (3.25%) Games
7 11 (1.79%) Law
8 9 (1.46%) Retail
9 6 (0.98%) Banking
9 6 (0.98%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.98%) Back Office
10 5 (0.81%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.65%) Advertising
12 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 204 (33.17%) Software Engineer
2 166 (26.99%) Developer
3 76 (12.36%) Software Developer
4 67 (10.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 58 (9.43%) Senior Software Engineer
6 53 (8.62%) Analyst
7 46 (7.48%) Cloud Engineer
8 37 (6.02%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 35 (5.69%) Systems Administrator
9 35 (5.69%) Senior Developer
9 35 (5.69%) C++ Developer
9 35 (5.69%) Administrator
9 35 (5.69%) Principal Engineer
10 30 (4.88%) Principal Software Engineer
11 28 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
12 24 (3.90%) Test Engineer
13 21 (3.41%) Linux Engineer
14 18 (2.93%) Web Developer
15 17 (2.76%) Graduate
15 17 (2.76%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (21.46%) HTML
2 108 (17.56%) CSS
3 87 (14.15%) HTML5
4 66 (10.73%) jQuery
5 62 (10.08%) Web Services
6 56 (9.11%) CSS3
7 49 (7.97%) .NET
8 46 (7.48%) Middleware
9 43 (6.99%) LAMP
9 43 (6.99%) XML
10 40 (6.50%) REST
11 31 (5.04%) J2EE
11 31 (5.04%) STL
12 30 (4.88%) Spring
13 27 (4.39%) Hibernate
14 26 (4.23%) Apache Camel
15 25 (4.07%) MCollective
16 24 (3.90%) JSON
17 20 (3.25%) SOAP
18 19 (3.09%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 63 (10.24%) Computer Science
2 47 (7.64%) Digital Media
3 43 (6.99%) Visualisation
4 41 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 38 (6.18%) Mathematics
6 29 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (4.07%) Data Centre
8 21 (3.41%) PKI
9 19 (3.09%) Public Cloud
10 17 (2.76%) DTV
11 16 (2.60%) Algorithms
12 13 (2.11%) User Experience
13 11 (1.79%) GIS
13 11 (1.79%) Clustering
13 11 (1.79%) Statistics
14 9 (1.46%) Physics
14 9 (1.46%) MPEG
15 8 (1.30%) Mobile App
16 7 (1.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 347 (56.42%) Linux
2 122 (19.84%) UNIX
3 79 (12.85%) Windows
4 46 (7.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (5.69%) Ubuntu
6 28 (4.55%) Android
7 22 (3.58%) CentOS
8 17 (2.76%) Oracle Linux
9 13 (2.11%) Solaris
10 11 (1.79%) Debian
11 10 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (1.46%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.65%) Fedora
14 4 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.49%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (39.51%) Software Engineering
2 202 (32.85%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (22.28%) DevOps
4 123 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 110 (17.89%) Configuration Management
6 87 (14.15%) SDLC
7 66 (10.73%) OO
8 64 (10.41%) Open Source
9 60 (9.76%) Scrum
10 59 (9.59%) TDD
11 51 (8.29%) Cyber Security
12 49 (7.97%) Analytics
13 48 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
14 45 (7.32%) Data Management
14 45 (7.32%) Mentoring
15 42 (6.83%) Continuous Delivery
16 31 (5.04%) Information Security
16 31 (5.04%) MVC
17 30 (4.88%) Time Management
18 29 (4.72%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 301 (48.94%) Java
2 237 (38.54%) Perl
3 220 (35.77%) Ruby
4 206 (33.50%) C++
5 157 (25.53%) JavaScript
6 140 (22.76%) C
7 136 (22.11%) Bash Shell
8 106 (17.24%) PHP
9 93 (15.12%) C#
10 73 (11.87%) Scala
11 68 (11.06%) Clojure
12 63 (10.24%) SQL
13 47 (7.64%) PowerShell
14 38 (6.18%) Shell Script
15 21 (3.41%) R
16 18 (2.93%) Jython
17 16 (2.60%) Assembly Language
18 13 (2.11%) Groovy
19 12 (1.95%) Go
20 9 (1.46%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 138 (22.44%) Degree
2 80 (13.01%) Security Cleared
3 53 (8.62%) DV Cleared
4 51 (8.29%) SC Cleared
5 26 (4.23%) CCNA
5 26 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.81%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.65%) HND
8 3 (0.49%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.49%) PhD
9 2 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.33%) EMC Certification
9 2 (0.33%) ISEB
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.16%) MCSE
10 1 (0.16%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.93%) QA
2 5 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.65%) SLA
4 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 144 (23.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (10.57%) Docker
3 49 (7.97%) KVM
4 44 (7.15%) Xen
5 40 (6.50%) LXC
6 25 (4.07%) Hyper-V
7 21 (3.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 18 (2.93%) VirtualBox
9 13 (2.11%) Active Directory
10 12 (1.95%) Samba
11 5 (0.81%) Snort
11 5 (0.81%) XenApp
11 5 (0.81%) Apache Flume
12 4 (0.65%) vSphere
12 4 (0.65%) Firmware
13 3 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.33%) NFS
14 2 (0.33%) RHEV
14 2 (0.33%) Squid
14 2 (0.33%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 127 (20.65%) Puppet
2 78 (12.68%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (8.13%) Nagios
4 44 (7.15%) Ansible
5 36 (5.85%) Graphite
6 28 (4.55%) Vagrant
7 26 (4.23%) Salt
8 18 (2.93%) Oracle Identity Management
9 11 (1.79%) ZABBIX
10 10 (1.63%) Zenoss
11 7 (1.14%) Kibana
12 6 (0.98%) Opsview
13 3 (0.49%) Kubernetes
13 3 (0.49%) SCCM
13 3 (0.49%) SCOM
13 3 (0.49%) Cobbler
13 3 (0.49%) Capistrano
14 2 (0.33%) CFEngine
14 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Satellite
14 2 (0.33%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 164 (26.67%) VMware
2 127 (20.65%) Oracle
3 49 (7.97%) Google
4 47 (7.64%) Red Hat
5 41 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 32 (5.20%) Cisco
7 27 (4.39%) Rackspace
8 22 (3.58%) HP
9 17 (2.76%) SAP
10 14 (2.28%) Adobe
11 10 (1.63%) IBM
11 10 (1.63%) Sybase
11 10 (1.63%) ESRI
12 6 (0.98%) Citrix
12 6 (0.98%) Apple
13 5 (0.81%) Mapinfo
13 5 (0.81%) TIBCO
14 4 (0.65%) NetApp
15 3 (0.49%) Progress
16 2 (0.33%) EMC
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £100000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Network Compucare Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + negotiable + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20k - 45k + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago