The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 69 116 90
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -26
Permanent jobs citing Python 206 109 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.36% 2.08% 2.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.89% 3.57% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 159 89 112
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3500 3049 3164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.16% 58.11% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3009 2729 2876
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Python
England

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 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 29 July 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
Bristol +32 73 £41,000 +9.33% 9
Gloucestershire +13 57 £37,500 +15.38% 11
Somerset +13 47 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Devon -6 15 £55,000 +69.23% 3
Wiltshire -4 13 £51,250 +32.25%
Cornwall -3 1 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 188 (45.19%) Java
2 185 (44.47%) Linux
3 153 (36.78%) C++
4 140 (33.65%) JavaScript
4 140 (33.65%) Ruby
5 131 (31.49%) Software Engineering
6 120 (28.85%) HTML
7 114 (27.40%) Perl
8 112 (26.92%) Degree
9 107 (25.72%) C
10 104 (25.00%) C#
11 101 (24.28%) PHP
12 90 (21.63%) jQuery
13 89 (21.39%) MySQL
14 86 (20.67%) Computer Science
15 84 (20.19%) SQL
16 81 (19.47%) Bash Shell
17 80 (19.23%) Windows
18 74 (17.79%) Security Cleared
19 73 (17.55%) CSS
20 64 (15.38%) OO
21 61 (14.66%) .NET
21 61 (14.66%) TDD
22 59 (14.18%) Git (software)
22 59 (14.18%) Open Source
23 58 (13.94%) Telecoms
24 51 (12.26%) XML
25 47 (11.30%) HTML5
25 47 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
26 46 (11.06%) Django

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 37 (8.89%) Apache
2 18 (4.33%) WordPress
3 14 (3.37%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.64%) ArcGIS
5 9 (2.16%) nginx
5 9 (2.16%) IIS
6 8 (1.92%) Drupal
6 8 (1.92%) ColdFusion
6 8 (1.92%) Gunicorn
6 8 (1.92%) Tornado
7 6 (1.44%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.44%) Node.js
8 5 (1.20%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.20%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.96%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.96%) CMS
10 2 (0.48%) SAS
10 2 (0.48%) Zimbra
11 1 (0.24%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.88%) NASTRAN
3 8 (1.92%) MS Office
4 4 (0.96%) Abaqus
5 2 (0.48%) SPSS
5 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
1 14 (3.37%) SaaS
2 9 (2.16%) Google Apps
3 6 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.96%) Office 365
5 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.72%) Trello
6 1 (0.24%) IaaS
6 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (10.10%) Internet
2 30 (7.21%) TCP/IP
3 27 (6.49%) IPv6
4 26 (6.25%) IPv4
4 26 (6.25%) HTTP
5 20 (4.81%) VoIP
6 16 (3.85%) SAN
7 15 (3.61%) WAN
8 14 (3.37%) iSCSI
8 14 (3.37%) Fibre Channel
9 12 (2.88%) 4G
9 12 (2.88%) LTE
9 12 (2.88%) LDAP
9 12 (2.88%) DNS
10 10 (2.40%) SSL
11 9 (2.16%) Firewall
12 7 (1.68%) Ethernet
12 7 (1.68%) Wireless
13 6 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (1.44%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (21.39%) MySQL
2 42 (10.10%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (7.21%) SQL Server
4 25 (6.01%) Relational Database
5 20 (4.81%) NoSQL
6 18 (4.33%) Big Data
7 16 (3.85%) RDBMS
8 10 (2.40%) CouchDB
9 9 (2.16%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.92%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.68%) SQLite
12 5 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.20%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.72%) Voldemort
13 3 (0.72%) HBase
13 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
15 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 59 (14.18%) Git (software)
2 42 (10.10%) Subversion
3 18 (4.33%) Selenium
4 12 (2.88%) JMeter
4 12 (2.88%) GCC
4 12 (2.88%) GDB
5 11 (2.64%) FitNesse
5 11 (2.64%) JIRA
6 7 (1.68%) SoapUI
6 7 (1.68%) Ranorex
7 6 (1.44%) WatiN
7 6 (1.44%) WATIR
8 5 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (1.20%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.72%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.72%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.72%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (0.72%) TestComplete
10 2 (0.48%) CppUnit
General
1 58 (13.94%) Telecoms
2 31 (7.45%) Finance
2 31 (7.45%) Aerospace
3 26 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 14 (3.37%) Electronics
4 14 (3.37%) Military
5 10 (2.40%) Games
6 8 (1.92%) Marketing
7 4 (0.96%) Retail
8 3 (0.72%) Banking
8 3 (0.72%) Publishing
9 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 183 (43.99%) Developer
2 79 (18.99%) Software Engineer
3 41 (9.86%) Web Developer
4 38 (9.13%) Python Developer
5 36 (8.65%) Software Developer
6 34 (8.17%) Junior
7 32 (7.69%) Consultant
8 28 (6.73%) PHP Developer
9 26 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 26 (6.25%) Junior Developer
10 24 (5.77%) PHP Web Developer
11 21 (5.05%) Senior Python Developer
11 21 (5.05%) Analyst
12 20 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
12 20 (4.81%) Administrator
13 19 (4.57%) Tester
14 16 (3.85%) C++ Developer
15 14 (3.37%) Support Engineer
16 13 (3.13%) Applications Developer
16 13 (3.13%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (28.85%) HTML
2 90 (21.63%) jQuery
3 73 (17.55%) CSS
4 61 (14.66%) .NET
5 51 (12.26%) XML
6 47 (11.30%) HTML5
7 46 (11.06%) Django
8 36 (8.65%) LAMP
9 34 (8.17%) AngularJS
10 27 (6.49%) Web Services
11 25 (6.01%) STL
11 25 (6.01%) Ajax
11 25 (6.01%) JSON
12 22 (5.29%) SOAP
13 21 (5.05%) Leaflet
14 19 (4.57%) Flask
14 19 (4.57%) XHTML
14 19 (4.57%) ASP.NET
15 16 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
15 16 (3.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 86 (20.67%) Computer Science
2 59 (14.18%) Open Source
3 42 (10.10%) Digital Media
4 26 (6.25%) Mathematics
5 19 (4.57%) Mobile App
6 17 (4.09%) GIS
7 14 (3.37%) Management Information System
7 14 (3.37%) W3C
8 11 (2.64%) Physics
9 9 (2.16%) PKI
10 8 (1.92%) Xbox
11 7 (1.68%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (1.68%) DTV
12 6 (1.44%) Device Driver
12 6 (1.44%) Internet of Things
13 5 (1.20%) Data Integration
13 5 (1.20%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.20%) Statistics
13 5 (1.20%) Graphic Design
14 3 (0.72%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 185 (44.47%) Linux
2 80 (19.23%) Windows
3 46 (11.06%) UNIX
4 24 (5.77%) Ubuntu
5 21 (5.05%) Apple iOS
6 17 (4.09%) Solaris
7 15 (3.61%) CentOS
8 14 (3.37%) Android
9 12 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (2.64%) Debian
11 9 (2.16%) Mac OS X
12 8 (1.92%) Fedora
12 8 (1.92%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.72%) SUSE
14 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (31.49%) Software Engineering
2 64 (15.38%) OO
3 61 (14.66%) TDD
4 47 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (9.86%) Scrum
6 37 (8.89%) MVC
7 33 (7.93%) Web Development
8 32 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 25 (6.01%) E-Commerce
10 22 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (3.85%) Test Automation
11 16 (3.85%) Automated Testing
12 15 (3.61%) Multithreading
13 14 (3.37%) Information Security
14 13 (3.13%) Risk Management
14 13 (3.13%) OOP
14 13 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (2.88%) Analytics
15 12 (2.88%) Programme Management
15 12 (2.88%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 188 (45.19%) Java
2 153 (36.78%) C++
3 140 (33.65%) JavaScript
3 140 (33.65%) Ruby
4 114 (27.40%) Perl
5 107 (25.72%) C
6 104 (25.00%) C#
7 101 (24.28%) PHP
8 84 (20.19%) SQL
9 81 (19.47%) Bash Shell
10 20 (4.81%) PowerShell
11 19 (4.57%) TypeScript
12 18 (4.33%) PHP5
12 18 (4.33%) Assembly Language
12 18 (4.33%) VB
13 15 (3.61%) Objective-C
14 13 (3.13%) ECMAScript
15 11 (2.64%) Lisp
16 10 (2.40%) Shell Script
16 10 (2.40%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 112 (26.92%) Degree
2 74 (17.79%) Security Cleared
3 32 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 28 (6.73%) DV Cleared
5 14 (3.37%) PhD
6 10 (2.40%) ISEB
7 5 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.48%) HND
9 1 (0.24%) CCNP
9 1 (0.24%) CCNA
9 1 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.24%) CNA
9 1 (0.24%) Novell Certification
9 1 (0.24%) RHCE
9 1 (0.24%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (3.37%) Xen
3 13 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.88%) Samba
4 12 (2.88%) GPFS
5 11 (2.64%) NFS
5 11 (2.64%) Active Directory
5 11 (2.64%) Terminal Services
6 6 (1.44%) KVM
6 6 (1.44%) RHEV
7 4 (0.96%) XenApp
8 1 (0.24%) qmail
8 1 (0.24%) Squid
Systems Management
1 16 (3.85%) Nagios
2 11 (2.64%) OPNET
2 11 (2.64%) SolarWinds Orion
2 11 (2.64%) OpenView
2 11 (2.64%) CA Spectrum
3 10 (2.40%) Puppet
4 8 (1.92%) Bcfg2
5 4 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.48%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.48%) logstash
6 2 (0.48%) YUM
6 2 (0.48%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.48%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.24%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.24%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.24%) Ansible
Vendors
1 34 (8.17%) VMware
2 32 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 24 (5.77%) Oracle
4 21 (5.05%) Red Hat
5 19 (4.57%) Cisco
6 18 (4.33%) HP
7 17 (4.09%) CA
7 17 (4.09%) Zend
8 12 (2.88%) Citrix
9 11 (2.64%) Juniper
9 11 (2.64%) Riverbed
9 11 (2.64%) SolarWinds
9 11 (2.64%) F5
10 10 (2.40%) ESRI
11 9 (2.16%) Facebook
11 9 (2.16%) Sencha
11 9 (2.16%) Google
12 8 (1.92%) Compuware
13 7 (1.68%) SAP
14 6 (1.44%) BMC
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 36000 - 38000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Yoh
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter
Creative Personnel
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Exeter
Creative Personnel
Salary: £34000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Goonhilly, Cornwall, Landewednack, Falmouth,...
Networx Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: 7 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Share Scheme
Posted: 8 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Dexdyne
Salary: Circa £35,000 (negotiable)
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £350 - £460 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £350 - £460 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Private Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 11 days ago