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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 50 66 88
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +22
Permanent jobs citing Python 277 236 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.78% 4.02% 2.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.62% 7.13% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 209 181 119
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £27,127
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +3.89%
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
3215 3311 3229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.43% 56.44% 61.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2766 2851 2893
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +28 142 £57,500 +64.28% 23
Gloucestershire -2 68 £45,750 +40.76% 6
Devon 0 19 £32,750 +9.16% 6
Somerset -14 19 £35,000 -4.76% 6
Wiltshire -17 13 £37,500 - 5
Dorset +12 9 £36,250 +25.00% 4
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 251 (52.29%) Linux
2 211 (43.96%) Java
3 195 (40.63%) Perl
4 174 (36.25%) Software Engineering
5 171 (35.63%) C++
6 164 (34.17%) Ruby
7 153 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
8 119 (24.79%) JavaScript
9 118 (24.58%) Bash Shell
10 111 (23.13%) HTML
11 107 (22.29%) PHP
11 107 (22.29%) DevOps
12 106 (22.08%) C
13 100 (20.83%) MySQL
14 94 (19.58%) Puppet
15 93 (19.38%) Git (software)
16 92 (19.17%) Degree
17 91 (18.96%) CSS
18 87 (18.13%) Configuration Management
18 87 (18.13%) VMware
19 86 (17.92%) Oracle
20 82 (17.08%) Windows
21 81 (16.88%) UNIX
22 80 (16.67%) C#
22 80 (16.67%) Security Cleared
23 78 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
24 69 (14.38%) HTML5
24 69 (14.38%) SQL
25 68 (14.17%) VMware Infrastructure
26 64 (13.33%) OO

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (13.33%) Apache
2 47 (9.79%) OpenStack
3 36 (7.50%) Node.js
4 31 (6.46%) nginx
5 22 (4.58%) IIS
6 20 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (4.17%) Tomcat
7 11 (2.29%) MS Exchange
8 10 (2.08%) WebLogic
9 8 (1.67%) SAS
10 7 (1.46%) ColdFusion
10 7 (1.46%) ArcGIS
11 6 (1.25%) SharePoint
11 6 (1.25%) JBoss
11 6 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (1.04%) Apache Spark
12 5 (1.04%) Apache Pig
12 5 (1.04%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 4 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.88%) Photoshop
2 9 (1.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (1.67%) SPSS
4 4 (0.83%) MS Office
4 4 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 59 (12.29%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (6.25%) SaaS
3 24 (5.00%) PaaS
4 19 (3.96%) Google App Engine
4 19 (3.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (2.71%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (2.29%) IaaS
7 9 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.67%) HP Helion
9 3 (0.63%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.42%) GitHub
10 2 (0.42%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 61 (12.71%) TCP/IP
2 39 (8.13%) Firewall
3 38 (7.92%) Internet
4 34 (7.08%) HTTP
5 31 (6.46%) WAN
6 26 (5.42%) LAN
7 16 (3.33%) DNS
8 11 (2.29%) Wireshark
9 10 (2.08%) DLNA
10 9 (1.88%) VPN
11 8 (1.67%) SMTP
11 8 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (1.04%) IPv4
13 5 (1.04%) VoIP
13 5 (1.04%) Ethernet
14 4 (0.83%) DHCP
14 4 (0.83%) SAN
14 4 (0.83%) tcpdump
14 4 (0.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (20.83%) MySQL
2 61 (12.71%) SQL Server
3 41 (8.54%) Big Data
4 32 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 31 (6.46%) MongoDB
5 31 (6.46%) NoSQL
6 25 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (4.58%) RDBMS
8 21 (4.38%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.46%) Spotfire
10 6 (1.25%) Informix
10 6 (1.25%) DB2
10 6 (1.25%) CouchDB
10 6 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (1.25%) IDMS
10 6 (1.25%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.04%) Sqoop
11 5 (1.04%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.83%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 93 (19.38%) Git (software)
2 55 (11.46%) Jenkins
3 43 (8.96%) Hudson
4 28 (5.83%) Artifactory
5 23 (4.79%) Maven
6 21 (4.38%) Ant
6 21 (4.38%) Gradle
7 18 (3.75%) Subversion
8 15 (3.13%) Selenium
9 14 (2.92%) ClearCase
9 14 (2.92%) Cucumber
10 12 (2.50%) Eclipse
11 8 (1.67%) JUnit
11 8 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
11 8 (1.67%) NUnit
11 8 (1.67%) WebDriver
11 8 (1.67%) TestNG
11 8 (1.67%) SpecFlow
12 5 (1.04%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.83%) Mercurial
General
1 29 (6.04%) Electronics
1 29 (6.04%) Finance
2 25 (5.21%) Military
3 15 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.13%) Games
4 12 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.50%) Marketing
5 8 (1.67%) Aerospace
6 7 (1.46%) Banking
7 6 (1.25%) Law
7 6 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.04%) Back Office
9 4 (0.83%) Advertising
10 3 (0.63%) Retail
11 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 149 (31.04%) Software Engineer
2 136 (28.33%) Developer
3 64 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 60 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 40 (8.33%) Analyst
6 30 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 30 (6.25%) Administrator
6 30 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
7 28 (5.83%) Systems Administrator
8 25 (5.21%) C++ Developer
9 22 (4.58%) Senior Developer
10 19 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
11 18 (3.75%) Linux Engineer
12 17 (3.54%) Cloud Engineer
13 15 (3.13%) Test Engineer
14 14 (2.92%) Web Developer
14 14 (2.92%) Java Developer
14 14 (2.92%) Data Analyst
15 13 (2.71%) Principal Engineer
16 11 (2.29%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (23.13%) HTML
2 91 (18.96%) CSS
3 69 (14.38%) HTML5
4 57 (11.88%) .NET
5 43 (8.96%) jQuery
6 37 (7.71%) XML
7 29 (6.04%) CSS3
7 29 (6.04%) LAMP
8 28 (5.83%) Web Services
9 26 (5.42%) STL
10 25 (5.21%) Middleware
11 23 (4.79%) REST
12 21 (4.38%) Spring
13 19 (3.96%) J2EE
14 16 (3.33%) Apache Camel
14 16 (3.33%) Hibernate
14 16 (3.33%) JSON
15 14 (2.92%) Java EE
16 11 (2.29%) Sass
17 9 (1.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (12.08%) Open Source
2 44 (9.17%) Computer Science
3 41 (8.54%) Mathematics
4 30 (6.25%) Visualisation
5 27 (5.63%) Management Information System
6 25 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (3.54%) Physics
8 16 (3.33%) PKI
9 13 (2.71%) Algorithms
10 12 (2.50%) Statistics
10 12 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (2.29%) MPEG
12 10 (2.08%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.88%) Clustering
13 9 (1.88%) DTV
14 7 (1.46%) Public Cloud
14 7 (1.46%) Embedded Systems
14 7 (1.46%) Social Media
14 7 (1.46%) Device Driver
15 6 (1.25%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 251 (52.29%) Linux
2 82 (17.08%) Windows
3 81 (16.88%) UNIX
4 47 (9.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (6.46%) Ubuntu
6 30 (6.25%) Android
7 27 (5.63%) CentOS
8 13 (2.71%) Debian
9 12 (2.50%) Solaris
9 12 (2.50%) Apple iOS
10 10 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.46%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.25%) Fedora
13 5 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.21%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (36.25%) Software Engineering
2 153 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (22.29%) DevOps
4 87 (18.13%) Configuration Management
5 78 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
6 64 (13.33%) OO
7 55 (11.46%) Scrum
7 55 (11.46%) TDD
8 38 (7.92%) Mentoring
9 34 (7.08%) Analytics
10 30 (6.25%) Cyber Security
10 30 (6.25%) Web Development
11 27 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (5.42%) Time Management
13 25 (5.21%) Information Security
13 25 (5.21%) Software Architecture
14 23 (4.79%) Test Scripting
14 23 (4.79%) MVC
14 23 (4.79%) E-Commerce
15 22 (4.58%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 211 (43.96%) Java
2 195 (40.63%) Perl
3 171 (35.63%) C++
4 164 (34.17%) Ruby
5 119 (24.79%) JavaScript
6 118 (24.58%) Bash Shell
7 107 (22.29%) PHP
8 106 (22.08%) C
9 80 (16.67%) C#
10 69 (14.38%) SQL
11 42 (8.75%) PowerShell
12 38 (7.92%) Scala
13 32 (6.67%) Clojure
14 23 (4.79%) R
15 20 (4.17%) Shell Script
16 10 (2.08%) MATLAB
16 10 (2.08%) Objective-C
16 10 (2.08%) Assembly Language
16 10 (2.08%) Groovy
17 9 (1.88%) Go
Qualifications
1 92 (19.17%) Degree
2 80 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 60 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 44 (9.17%) SC Cleared
5 25 (5.21%) CCNA
5 25 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.83%) Postgraduate
6 4 (0.83%) RHCSA
7 3 (0.63%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.63%) PhD
7 3 (0.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.33%) QA
2 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 68 (14.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (6.46%) Docker
3 24 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 21 (4.38%) Active Directory
5 19 (3.96%) KVM
6 18 (3.75%) LXC
6 18 (3.75%) Xen
7 9 (1.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (1.67%) Samba
9 6 (1.25%) VirtualBox
10 5 (1.04%) Apache Flume
10 5 (1.04%) XenApp
10 5 (1.04%) Snort
10 5 (1.04%) Firmware
11 4 (0.83%) Varnish
12 2 (0.42%) NFS
12 2 (0.42%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.42%) Squid
12 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.42%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 94 (19.58%) Puppet
2 63 (13.13%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (9.17%) Nagios
4 32 (6.67%) Ansible
5 25 (5.21%) Salt
6 17 (3.54%) Zenoss
6 17 (3.54%) Graphite
7 11 (2.29%) Vagrant
8 8 (1.67%) ZABBIX
9 6 (1.25%) Oracle Identity Management
10 5 (1.04%) Opsview
11 3 (0.63%) Kubernetes
11 3 (0.63%) CFEngine
12 2 (0.42%) OPNET
12 2 (0.42%) OpenView
12 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Satellite
12 2 (0.42%) Cobbler
12 2 (0.42%) Capistrano
12 2 (0.42%) yum
12 2 (0.42%) Munin
Vendors
1 87 (18.13%) VMware
2 86 (17.92%) Oracle
3 45 (9.38%) Red Hat
4 37 (7.71%) Microsoft
5 27 (5.63%) Google
6 20 (4.17%) Cisco
7 12 (2.50%) Rackspace
8 11 (2.29%) Sybase
8 11 (2.29%) Adobe
9 10 (2.08%) HP
10 9 (1.88%) SAP
11 7 (1.46%) TIBCO
11 7 (1.46%) IBM
12 6 (1.25%) ESRI
12 6 (1.25%) Citrix
13 4 (0.83%) Mapinfo
14 2 (0.42%) Juniper
14 2 (0.42%) CA
14 2 (0.42%) Apple
14 2 (0.42%) F5
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Explore Group
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
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Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + negotiable + bens
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Salisbury, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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ISL
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £600000 per annum + Bonus , Shares, Pension
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South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30K-£75K + Outstanding Package
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South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 plus an excellent package
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South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000k plus outstanding package
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Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits Plus generous benefits
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Novate IT Ltd
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