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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 66 89 142
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +53
Permanent jobs citing Python 231 178 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.65% 3.00% 1.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.60% 5.19% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 180 151 79
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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
3501 3432 3308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.33% 57.93% 58.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3063 3053 2978
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +14 89 £47,500 +13.09% 8
Bristol -19 56 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Somerset +18 40 £40,000 -3.03% 2
Devon +17 28 £45,750 +83.00% 3
Wiltshire -4 8 £55,000 +46.66% 2
Dorset -11 7 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Cornwall - 1 £45,000 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 213 (54.20%) Linux
2 147 (37.40%) C++
3 145 (36.90%) Java
4 120 (30.53%) Perl
5 117 (29.77%) JavaScript
6 116 (29.52%) Ruby
7 114 (29.01%) HTML
8 109 (27.74%) Windows
8 109 (27.74%) Software Engineering
9 107 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
10 104 (26.46%) PHP
11 99 (25.19%) C#
12 89 (22.65%) MySQL
13 87 (22.14%) C
14 83 (21.12%) CSS
15 79 (20.10%) Degree
16 78 (19.85%) SQL
17 77 (19.59%) Security Cleared
18 67 (17.05%) jQuery
19 62 (15.78%) TCP/IP
20 60 (15.27%) Aerospace
21 58 (14.76%) Open Source
22 57 (14.50%) OO
23 56 (14.25%) Bash Shell
24 52 (13.23%) .NET
25 51 (12.98%) PostgreSQL
25 51 (12.98%) TDD
26 49 (12.47%) Internet
26 49 (12.47%) UNIX
26 49 (12.47%) Computer Science

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 36 (9.16%) Apache
2 24 (6.11%) ArcGIS
3 21 (5.34%) nginx
4 18 (4.58%) MS Exchange
5 15 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (3.05%) Gunicorn
7 11 (2.80%) Node.js
8 8 (2.04%) IIS
9 7 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.78%) Apache Solr
10 6 (1.53%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.27%) OpenStack
12 4 (1.02%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.76%) ColdFusion
13 3 (0.76%) WordPress
13 3 (0.76%) Tornado
14 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
14 2 (0.51%) JBoss
14 2 (0.51%) CMS
14 2 (0.51%) Joomla!
Applications
1 22 (5.60%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.27%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.02%) NASTRAN
3 4 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.54%) SaaS
2 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.25%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.25%) PaaS
4 1 (0.25%) Heroku
4 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 62 (15.78%) TCP/IP
2 49 (12.47%) Internet
3 47 (11.96%) Firewall
4 35 (8.91%) HTTP
5 30 (7.63%) VPN
6 25 (6.36%) Intrusion Detection
7 21 (5.34%) SMTP
8 19 (4.83%) DNS
9 11 (2.80%) Ethernet
9 11 (2.80%) LDAP
9 11 (2.80%) DLNA
10 10 (2.54%) Wireshark
11 9 (2.29%) tcpdump
11 9 (2.29%) IPv4
11 9 (2.29%) IPv6
12 7 (1.78%) SNMP
12 7 (1.78%) Network Security
12 7 (1.78%) WAN
12 7 (1.78%) Kerberos
13 6 (1.53%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (22.65%) MySQL
2 51 (12.98%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (7.12%) NoSQL
4 27 (6.87%) SQL Server
5 18 (4.58%) Relational Database
6 14 (3.56%) RDBMS
7 13 (3.31%) Hadoop
8 10 (2.54%) MongoDB
9 8 (2.04%) SQLite
10 7 (1.78%) MariaDB
11 6 (1.53%) CouchDB
12 5 (1.27%) Big Data
13 3 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.51%) Data Mining
15 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 46 (11.70%) Git (software)
2 25 (6.36%) Subversion
3 12 (3.05%) Mercurial
4 9 (2.29%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.29%) Selenium
4 9 (2.29%) Visual Studio
5 8 (2.04%) GCC
5 8 (2.04%) GDB
6 7 (1.78%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.53%) Hudson
7 6 (1.53%) Bugzilla
8 5 (1.27%) WebDriver
8 5 (1.27%) NUnit
9 4 (1.02%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.76%) TestNG
10 3 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.76%) Maven
10 3 (0.76%) Ant
10 3 (0.76%) JUnit
10 3 (0.76%) Eclipse
General
1 60 (15.27%) Aerospace
2 21 (5.34%) Finance
3 15 (3.82%) Electronics
4 12 (3.05%) Manufacturing
4 12 (3.05%) Games
4 12 (3.05%) Retail
5 11 (2.80%) Banking
6 9 (2.29%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.78%) Military
8 5 (1.27%) Marketing
9 4 (1.02%) Advertising
10 2 (0.51%) Publishing
10 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 157 (39.95%) Developer
2 88 (22.39%) Software Engineer
3 59 (15.01%) Consultant
4 57 (14.50%) Software Developer
5 34 (8.65%) Python Developer
6 32 (8.14%) Analyst
7 22 (5.60%) Web Developer
7 22 (5.60%) Technical Consultant
7 22 (5.60%) Senior Developer
8 21 (5.34%) Senior Analyst
9 19 (4.83%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 18 (4.58%) GIS Consultant
11 17 (4.33%) C++ Developer
12 16 (4.07%) Support Engineer
13 15 (3.82%) Senior Python Developer
14 14 (3.56%) PHP Developer
15 13 (3.31%) Java Developer
15 13 (3.31%) Senior Software Engineer
15 13 (3.31%) Administrator
16 12 (3.05%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (29.01%) HTML
2 83 (21.12%) CSS
3 67 (17.05%) jQuery
4 52 (13.23%) .NET
5 48 (12.21%) HTML5
6 46 (11.70%) Django
6 46 (11.70%) XML
7 26 (6.62%) AngularJS
8 25 (6.36%) REST
9 19 (4.83%) Flask
9 19 (4.83%) Web Services
10 18 (4.58%) JSON
11 16 (4.07%) Ajax
11 16 (4.07%) STL
12 15 (3.82%) Leaflet
13 14 (3.56%) Sass
14 13 (3.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 13 (3.31%) Java EE
15 12 (3.05%) LAMP
16 11 (2.80%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 58 (14.76%) Open Source
2 49 (12.47%) Computer Science
3 36 (9.16%) GIS
4 23 (5.85%) Mathematics
5 19 (4.83%) Algorithms
6 15 (3.82%) Physics
7 11 (2.80%) MPEG
7 11 (2.80%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (2.54%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.04%) Device Driver
9 8 (2.04%) PKI
10 7 (1.78%) Derivative
11 6 (1.53%) W3C
12 5 (1.27%) DTV
12 5 (1.27%) Online Banking
12 5 (1.27%) User Experience
12 5 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (1.27%) Mobile Computing
13 4 (1.02%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 213 (54.20%) Linux
2 109 (27.74%) Windows
3 49 (12.47%) UNIX
4 32 (8.14%) Apple iOS
5 31 (7.89%) Android
6 25 (6.36%) Solaris
7 21 (5.34%) Ubuntu
8 19 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (3.82%) CentOS
10 14 (3.56%) Debian
11 9 (2.29%) Fedora
12 7 (1.78%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (1.53%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.27%) SUSE
15 3 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (27.74%) Software Engineering
2 107 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (14.50%) OO
4 51 (12.98%) TDD
5 39 (9.92%) Scrum
5 39 (9.92%) Cyber Security
6 35 (8.91%) Mentoring
7 31 (7.89%) MVC
8 29 (7.38%) Software Architecture
9 27 (6.87%) Web Development
10 26 (6.62%) Multithreading
10 26 (6.62%) Configuration Management
11 24 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (5.85%) Penetration Testing
13 21 (5.34%) OOD
14 19 (4.83%) E-Commerce
15 17 (4.33%) Unit Testing
16 16 (4.07%) OOA/OOD
16 16 (4.07%) DevOps
17 15 (3.82%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 147 (37.40%) C++
2 145 (36.90%) Java
3 120 (30.53%) Perl
4 117 (29.77%) JavaScript
5 116 (29.52%) Ruby
6 104 (26.46%) PHP
7 99 (25.19%) C#
8 87 (22.14%) C
9 78 (19.85%) SQL
10 56 (14.25%) Bash Shell
11 30 (7.63%) PowerShell
12 22 (5.60%) Shell Script
13 21 (5.34%) Assembly Language
14 17 (4.33%) TypeScript
15 14 (3.56%) Objective-C
16 8 (2.04%) VC++
16 8 (2.04%) Fortran
16 8 (2.04%) Lisp
17 7 (1.78%) Bourne shell
17 7 (1.78%) Ada
Qualifications
1 79 (20.10%) Degree
2 77 (19.59%) Security Cleared
3 42 (10.69%) SC Cleared
4 40 (10.18%) DV Cleared
5 11 (2.80%) ISEB
6 6 (1.53%) PhD
6 6 (1.53%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.27%) RHCSA
8 4 (1.02%) HND
9 3 (0.76%) CCNA
9 3 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.51%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.25%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.25%) MBA
11 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.54%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (5.34%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.83%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.29%) Samba
5 7 (1.78%) qmail
5 7 (1.78%) Varnish
6 5 (1.27%) Docker
7 3 (0.76%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (6.62%) Puppet
1 26 (6.62%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (5.60%) Nagios
3 17 (4.33%) Zenoss
4 10 (2.54%) ZABBIX
4 10 (2.54%) Ansible
5 8 (2.04%) HAProxy
6 7 (1.78%) Icinga
6 7 (1.78%) yum
6 7 (1.78%) Munin
7 4 (1.02%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.76%) OpenView
8 3 (0.76%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.76%) OPNET
8 3 (0.76%) Salt
9 2 (0.51%) SCCM
9 2 (0.51%) SCOM
10 1 (0.25%) logstash
10 1 (0.25%) Graphite
Vendors
1 41 (10.43%) Oracle
2 30 (7.63%) VMware
3 27 (6.87%) Microsoft
4 24 (6.11%) ESRI
5 22 (5.60%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.29%) Adobe
7 7 (1.78%) Zend
7 7 (1.78%) F5
7 7 (1.78%) Percona
8 5 (1.27%) SolarWinds
9 4 (1.02%) HP
9 4 (1.02%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.02%) NetApp
10 3 (0.76%) Juniper
10 3 (0.76%) CA
10 3 (0.76%) SAP
10 3 (0.76%) Cisco
10 3 (0.76%) Riverbed
10 3 (0.76%) Google
11 2 (0.51%) Sencha
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
SuperSparks Ltd
Salary: Competitive and excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + Discretionary relocation assistanc
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + relocation assistance (discretionary)
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Equity, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Abide financial
Salary: £28,000 - £35,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 16 days ago
Wiltshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 19 days ago