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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 37 55 65
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +10
Permanent jobs citing Python 351 279 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.58% 4.81% 4.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.66% 8.66% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 296 211 184
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
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
3010 3222 3343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.42% 55.60% 56.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2592 2776 2882
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +24 145 £48,000 +6.66% 19
Bristol -21 96 £50,000 -11.11% 19
Somerset +26 54 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Devon +11 32 £58,750 +79.38% 3
Wiltshire +12 15 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Dorset +9 8 £50,000 +37.93% 1
Cornwall - 1 £39,000 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 325 (49.02%) Java
2 287 (43.29%) Linux
3 265 (39.97%) Agile Software Development
4 248 (37.41%) C++
5 237 (35.75%) Software Engineering
6 179 (27.00%) Ruby
7 172 (25.94%) Perl
8 168 (25.34%) JavaScript
9 166 (25.04%) Telecoms
10 163 (24.59%) SQL
11 149 (22.47%) C#
12 142 (21.42%) Security Cleared
13 135 (20.36%) Degree
14 126 (19.00%) Windows
15 120 (18.10%) C
16 119 (17.95%) Cybersecurity
17 115 (17.35%) Scrum
18 108 (16.29%) Bash Shell
19 107 (16.14%) Continuous Integration
20 106 (15.99%) OO
21 105 (15.84%) HTML
21 105 (15.84%) Git (software)
22 103 (15.54%) Digital Media
23 100 (15.08%) DevOps
24 95 (14.33%) Computer Science
25 94 (14.18%) DV Cleared
26 92 (13.88%) Big Data
27 91 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
28 89 (13.42%) MySQL
29 85 (12.82%) CSS

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 48 (7.24%) Apache Spark
2 47 (7.09%) OpenStack
3 46 (6.94%) SAS
4 44 (6.64%) JBoss
5 32 (4.83%) Tomcat
6 31 (4.68%) WebLogic
7 27 (4.07%) Apache Pig
8 25 (3.77%) Apache
9 24 (3.62%) Mule
9 24 (3.62%) Mule ESB
10 20 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
11 19 (2.87%) IIS
12 16 (2.41%) WebSphere
13 13 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
14 12 (1.81%) Apache Solr
14 12 (1.81%) CloudStack
14 12 (1.81%) Node.js
15 10 (1.51%) MS Exchange
16 6 (0.90%) SharePoint
17 4 (0.60%) MQSeries
Applications
1 17 (2.56%) SPSS
2 13 (1.96%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.60%) MS Office
4 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) Simulink
4 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.81%) FastStats
3 4 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 73 (11.01%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
3 29 (4.37%) SaaS
4 22 (3.32%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (1.51%) Google App Engine
6 10 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (1.06%) GitHub
8 5 (0.75%) Heroku
8 5 (0.75%) IaaS
8 5 (0.75%) PaaS
9 4 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 41 (6.18%) Firewall
1 41 (6.18%) Internet
2 32 (4.83%) TCP/IP
3 29 (4.37%) HTTP
4 28 (4.22%) DNS
5 16 (2.41%) VPN
6 14 (2.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (1.51%) HTTPS
7 10 (1.51%) SMTP
7 10 (1.51%) SSL
8 9 (1.36%) DHCP
8 9 (1.36%) ICMP
9 8 (1.21%) Software-Defined Networking
10 7 (1.06%) SAN
11 6 (0.90%) IPsec
11 6 (0.90%) LAN
11 6 (0.90%) Network Security
12 5 (0.75%) FTP
12 5 (0.75%) LDAP
13 4 (0.60%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (13.88%) Big Data
2 89 (13.42%) MySQL
3 72 (10.86%) MongoDB
3 72 (10.86%) NoSQL
4 58 (8.75%) Hadoop
5 53 (7.99%) SQL Server
6 40 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
7 33 (4.98%) Apache Hive
8 24 (3.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 22 (3.32%) Data Mining
10 19 (2.87%) QlikView
11 17 (2.56%) SQLite
12 16 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (2.41%) Relational Database
13 15 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (2.26%) Neo4j
14 14 (2.11%) Amazon Redshift
14 14 (2.11%) Parquet
15 13 (1.96%) Impala
15 13 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 105 (15.84%) Git (software)
2 69 (10.41%) Jenkins
3 55 (8.30%) Selenium
4 53 (7.99%) JIRA
5 36 (5.43%) Cucumber
6 29 (4.37%) JUnit
7 24 (3.62%) IntelliJ
8 21 (3.17%) Subversion
9 20 (3.02%) Artifactory
9 20 (3.02%) Sonatype Nexus
10 18 (2.71%) Hudson
11 16 (2.41%) TeamCity
12 15 (2.26%) Maven
13 12 (1.81%) Ant
14 10 (1.51%) Gradle
14 10 (1.51%) LoadRunner
15 9 (1.36%) PHPUnit
16 8 (1.21%) RSpec
17 7 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 7 (1.06%) JMeter
General
1 166 (25.04%) Telecoms
2 68 (10.26%) Finance
3 62 (9.35%) Marketing
4 40 (6.03%) Retail
5 39 (5.88%) Electronics
6 34 (5.13%) Manufacturing
7 27 (4.07%) Games
8 25 (3.77%) Advertising
9 9 (1.36%) Military
10 8 (1.21%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.90%) Banking
12 4 (0.60%) Automotive
12 4 (0.60%) French Language
13 2 (0.30%) Avionics
13 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 219 (33.03%) Developer
2 106 (15.99%) Software Engineer
3 80 (12.07%) Test Engineer
4 72 (10.86%) Analyst
5 58 (8.75%) Python Developer
6 55 (8.30%) Senior Developer
7 52 (7.84%) Software Developer
8 45 (6.79%) Data Scientist
9 43 (6.49%) DevOps Engineer
10 41 (6.18%) Java Developer
11 35 (5.28%) Software Test Engineer
12 33 (4.98%) Linux Engineer
13 28 (4.22%) C++ Software Engineer
14 25 (3.77%) Data Analyst
14 25 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
14 25 (3.77%) Test Analyst
15 24 (3.62%) Senior Software Engineer
16 23 (3.47%) C++ Developer
16 23 (3.47%) Consultant
17 22 (3.32%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (15.84%) HTML
2 85 (12.82%) CSS
3 72 (10.86%) XML
4 53 (7.99%) Django
5 51 (7.69%) .NET
5 51 (7.69%) REST
6 49 (7.39%) HTML5
7 48 (7.24%) Hibernate
8 47 (7.09%) Spring
9 42 (6.33%) J2EE
9 42 (6.33%) jQuery
9 42 (6.33%) JSON
10 39 (5.88%) LAMP
11 38 (5.73%) AngularJS
12 31 (4.68%) Web Services
13 30 (4.52%) Apache Camel
14 27 (4.07%) SOAP
15 26 (3.92%) CSS3
16 25 (3.77%) JPA
17 24 (3.62%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 103 (15.54%) Digital Media
2 95 (14.33%) Computer Science
3 91 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
4 69 (10.41%) Visualisation
5 54 (8.14%) Mathematics
6 38 (5.73%) Mobile App
7 34 (5.13%) Cybercrime
8 31 (4.68%) User Experience
9 25 (3.77%) Physics
10 19 (2.87%) Algorithms
11 16 (2.41%) iPhone
11 16 (2.41%) Management Information System
12 13 (1.96%) Data Centre
13 12 (1.81%) Internet of Things
14 11 (1.66%) Statistics
15 9 (1.36%) Artificial Intelligence
16 7 (1.06%) EqualLogic
16 7 (1.06%) iPad
17 6 (0.90%) PKI
18 5 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 287 (43.29%) Linux
2 126 (19.00%) Windows
3 83 (12.52%) Unix
4 71 (10.71%) Android
5 44 (6.64%) Apple iOS
6 22 (3.32%) CentOS
6 22 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (2.41%) Windows Phone
7 16 (2.41%) Windows Server
8 12 (1.81%) Ubuntu
8 12 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.51%) Mac OS X
10 10 (1.51%) Solaris
11 8 (1.21%) FreeBSD
12 7 (1.06%) FreeNAS
13 4 (0.60%) Debian
13 4 (0.60%) Fedora
14 1 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (39.97%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (35.75%) Software Engineering
3 119 (17.95%) Cybersecurity
4 115 (17.35%) Scrum
5 107 (16.14%) Continuous Integration
6 106 (15.99%) OO
7 100 (15.08%) DevOps
8 76 (11.46%) TDD
9 66 (9.95%) Analytics
10 64 (9.65%) Configuration Management
11 62 (9.35%) Integration Testing
12 59 (8.90%) Business Intelligence
12 59 (8.90%) Data Analytics
13 57 (8.60%) Data Analysis
14 54 (8.14%) Machine Learning
14 54 (8.14%) Open Source
15 52 (7.84%) OOP
16 46 (6.94%) Mentoring
16 46 (6.94%) SDLC
17 45 (6.79%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 325 (49.02%) Java
2 248 (37.41%) C++
3 179 (27.00%) Ruby
4 172 (25.94%) Perl
5 168 (25.34%) JavaScript
6 163 (24.59%) SQL
7 149 (22.47%) C#
8 120 (18.10%) C
9 108 (16.29%) Bash Shell
10 77 (11.61%) R
11 63 (9.50%) PHP
12 59 (8.90%) Scala
13 47 (7.09%) Objective-C
14 45 (6.79%) MATLAB
15 44 (6.64%) Go
16 31 (4.68%) Shell Script
16 31 (4.68%) VB
17 29 (4.37%) Clojure
17 29 (4.37%) PowerShell
18 20 (3.02%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 142 (21.42%) Security Cleared
2 135 (20.36%) Degree
3 94 (14.18%) DV Cleared
4 42 (6.33%) SC Cleared
5 39 (5.88%) PhD
6 20 (3.02%) ISEB
7 16 (2.41%) ISTQB
8 9 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.21%) CISSP
9 8 (1.21%) GIAC
10 5 (0.75%) CCNP
10 5 (0.75%) SANS
11 4 (0.60%) CCNA
11 4 (0.60%) CompTIA Security+
11 4 (0.60%) CREST Certified
11 4 (0.60%) EMC Certification
11 4 (0.60%) MCSE
11 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.60%) Security+ Certification
12 3 (0.45%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.37%) QA
2 3 (0.45%) SDET
2 3 (0.45%) SLA
3 2 (0.30%) MISRA
4 1 (0.15%) GPG13
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 50 (7.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (3.92%) Docker
3 23 (3.47%) Xen
4 12 (1.81%) Active Directory
4 12 (1.81%) vSphere
4 12 (1.81%) XenServer
5 11 (1.66%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.51%) LXC
7 6 (0.90%) Firmware
8 4 (0.60%) Samba
9 2 (0.30%) NFS
10 1 (0.15%) Snort
Systems Management
1 63 (9.50%) Puppet
2 51 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (4.68%) Ansible
4 16 (2.41%) Salt
5 12 (1.81%) Cobbler
5 12 (1.81%) Terraform
5 12 (1.81%) Tivoli
6 8 (1.21%) Nagios
7 7 (1.06%) CFEngine
8 5 (0.75%) Zenoss
9 4 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.60%) Kibana
9 4 (0.60%) logstash
10 3 (0.45%) Capistrano
10 3 (0.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.45%) Nessus
11 2 (0.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 1 (0.15%) RSA Archer
12 1 (0.15%) RSA enVision
12 1 (0.15%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 69 (10.41%) Oracle
2 62 (9.35%) VMware
3 46 (6.94%) Apple
4 43 (6.49%) Microsoft
5 34 (5.13%) Red Hat
5 34 (5.13%) SAP
6 23 (3.47%) Cisco
7 20 (3.02%) Tableau
8 15 (2.26%) Google
9 14 (2.11%) HP
10 13 (1.96%) TIBCO
11 12 (1.81%) EnterpriseDB
12 10 (1.51%) Dell
13 7 (1.06%) Juniper
13 7 (1.06%) Palo Alto
14 4 (0.60%) Atlassian
14 4 (0.60%) EMC
14 4 (0.60%) NetApp
15 3 (0.45%) Omniture
15 3 (0.45%) Sourcefire
South West
Colston Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucestershire
BAE Systems
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Eden Lea UK Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + £7K Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000.0000000 - £75000.0000000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £30500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £100,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Industry Leading Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
KDR
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + greenfield environment!
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Very competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Training Opportunities
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago