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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
England / South West
Rank 43 51 83
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +32
Permanent jobs citing Python 305 307 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.07% 5.29% 3.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.43% 9.31% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 277 256 159
Median salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
2925 3299 3330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 58.17% 56.87% 55.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2432 2825 2945
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +1 117 £40,000 -20.00% 9
Bristol +4 93 £47,500 -20.83% 22
Somerset +11 44 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Wiltshire +19 23 £40,000 -8.57% 2
Dorset +36 14 £36,250 -6.45%
Devon -32 13 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Cornwall - 4 £28,500 - 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 359 (53.66%) Java
2 328 (49.03%) Agile Software Development
3 314 (46.94%) Linux
4 269 (40.21%) C++
5 237 (35.43%) Software Engineering
6 222 (33.18%) JavaScript
7 196 (29.30%) Perl
8 193 (28.85%) Security Cleared
9 176 (26.31%) C
10 162 (24.22%) C#
11 140 (20.93%) Bash Shell
12 139 (20.78%) DevOps
12 139 (20.78%) Degree
13 134 (20.03%) DV Cleared
14 129 (19.28%) Big Data
15 127 (18.98%) Windows
16 121 (18.09%) SQL
17 119 (17.79%) HTML
18 117 (17.49%) Scrum
19 114 (17.04%) MySQL
20 112 (16.74%) Git (software)
21 110 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
21 110 (16.44%) Hadoop
22 109 (16.29%) Puppet
23 104 (15.55%) Ruby
24 103 (15.40%) AngularJS
25 102 (15.25%) Cybersecurity
25 102 (15.25%) TDD
25 102 (15.25%) OO
26 97 (14.50%) Telecoms

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 61 (9.12%) Apache Spark
2 54 (8.07%) JBoss
2 54 (8.07%) WebLogic
3 53 (7.92%) Tomcat
4 51 (7.62%) Elasticsearch
5 44 (6.58%) Apache Pig
6 41 (6.13%) OpenStack
7 30 (4.48%) Apache
8 28 (4.19%) Confluence
8 28 (4.19%) WebSphere
9 25 (3.74%) SAS
10 24 (3.59%) Jetty
11 22 (3.29%) Apache Solr
12 16 (2.39%) WebSphere Application Server
13 13 (1.94%) IIS
14 10 (1.49%) Mule
14 10 (1.49%) Mule ESB
15 8 (1.20%) CloudStack
16 7 (1.05%) Jupyter
16 7 (1.05%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (2.39%) SPSS
2 9 (1.35%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.20%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.60%) GNU Octave
5 3 (0.45%) MS Office
5 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 35 (5.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.30%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 79 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (6.58%) SaaS
3 35 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (1.94%) OpenShift
5 13 (1.94%) PaaS
6 6 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.90%) GitHub
7 5 (0.75%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.30%) G Suite
8 2 (0.30%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.15%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.15%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.15%) IaaS
9 1 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) Mailgun
Communications & Networking
1 51 (7.62%) Internet
2 38 (5.68%) HTTP
3 26 (3.89%) TCP/IP
4 24 (3.59%) Firewall
4 24 (3.59%) Wireless
5 18 (2.69%) LAN
5 18 (2.69%) Network Security
5 18 (2.69%) WAN
6 17 (2.54%) DNS
7 14 (2.09%) SSL
8 11 (1.64%) DHCP
9 9 (1.35%) VPN
10 7 (1.05%) HTTPS
10 7 (1.05%) LTE
10 7 (1.05%) Modbus
11 6 (0.90%) RS-485
12 5 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (0.75%) MIMO
12 5 (0.75%) OFDM
12 5 (0.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (19.28%) Big Data
2 114 (17.04%) MySQL
3 110 (16.44%) Hadoop
4 89 (13.30%) MongoDB
5 65 (9.72%) PostgreSQL
6 55 (8.22%) NoSQL
6 55 (8.22%) SQL Server
7 45 (6.73%) Apache Hive
8 34 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 30 (4.48%) Redis
10 23 (3.44%) Relational Database
11 22 (3.29%) Riak
12 21 (3.14%) Couchbase
13 20 (2.99%) RDBMS
14 15 (2.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 11 (1.64%) Apache Accumulo
16 7 (1.05%) GIS
17 5 (0.75%) CouchDB
17 5 (0.75%) HBase
18 4 (0.60%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 112 (16.74%) Git (software)
2 78 (11.66%) JIRA
3 64 (9.57%) Jenkins
4 61 (9.12%) Selenium
5 32 (4.78%) Cucumber
6 30 (4.48%) JUnit
7 27 (4.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 25 (3.74%) JMeter
9 19 (2.84%) Bitbucket
10 17 (2.54%) Subversion
11 13 (1.94%) EasyMock
11 13 (1.94%) LoadRunner
12 11 (1.64%) IntelliJ
13 10 (1.49%) Visual Studio
14 8 (1.20%) TeamCity
15 7 (1.05%) Grunt
16 6 (0.90%) GCC
16 6 (0.90%) Spock
17 5 (0.75%) git-flow
17 5 (0.75%) Hudson
General
1 97 (14.50%) Telecoms
2 95 (14.20%) Finance
3 66 (9.87%) Games
4 51 (7.62%) Retail
5 48 (7.17%) Marketing
6 44 (6.58%) Banking
6 44 (6.58%) Manufacturing
7 43 (6.43%) Electronics
8 10 (1.49%) Aerospace
9 8 (1.20%) Advertising
10 4 (0.60%) Legal
11 3 (0.45%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.30%) Automotive
12 2 (0.30%) Back Office
13 1 (0.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 188 (28.10%) Developer
2 143 (21.38%) Software Engineer
3 84 (12.56%) Test Engineer
4 60 (8.97%) Software Developer
5 59 (8.82%) Java Developer
6 51 (7.62%) DevOps Engineer
7 47 (7.03%) Python Developer
8 45 (6.73%) Java Engineer
8 45 (6.73%) Senior Developer
9 44 (6.58%) Systems Engineer
10 38 (5.68%) Linux Engineer
11 33 (4.93%) Test Automation Engineer
12 31 (4.63%) Java Software Engineer
12 31 (4.63%) Software Test Engineer
13 29 (4.33%) Consultant
14 28 (4.19%) Linux Systems Engineer
15 24 (3.59%) Architect
16 23 (3.44%) Junior
17 22 (3.29%) C++ Software Engineer
17 22 (3.29%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (17.79%) HTML
2 103 (15.40%) AngularJS
3 84 (12.56%) .NET
4 83 (12.41%) CSS
5 73 (10.91%) Spring
6 72 (10.76%) Java EE
7 69 (10.31%) Django
8 68 (10.16%) Hibernate
9 51 (7.62%) Node.js
10 50 (7.47%) jQuery
10 50 (7.47%) XML
11 49 (7.32%) J2EE
12 47 (7.03%) EJB
13 46 (6.88%) HTML5
14 44 (6.58%) REST
15 43 (6.43%) Web Services
16 40 (5.98%) LAMP
17 38 (5.68%) React
18 32 (4.78%) STL
19 28 (4.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (8.37%) Computer Science
2 51 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (2.69%) Mobile App
5 15 (2.24%) Device Driver
5 15 (2.24%) PKI
6 14 (2.09%) Algorithms
6 14 (2.09%) Wiki
7 12 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
8 11 (1.64%) Internet of Things
9 8 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
9 8 (1.20%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.05%) Digital Media
10 7 (1.05%) iPhone
10 7 (1.05%) User Experience
11 6 (0.90%) Cybercrime
11 6 (0.90%) Industrial Internet of Things
12 5 (0.75%) 3D Graphics
12 5 (0.75%) Digital TV
12 5 (0.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 314 (46.94%) Linux
2 127 (18.98%) Windows
3 90 (13.45%) Unix
4 72 (10.76%) Android
5 55 (8.22%) Apple iOS
6 38 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (5.53%) CentOS
8 22 (3.29%) Windows Server
9 20 (2.99%) Mac OS X
10 7 (1.05%) Ubuntu
10 7 (1.05%) Windows Phone
11 6 (0.90%) Debian
11 6 (0.90%) FreeBSD
12 5 (0.75%) Solaris
13 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.30%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (49.03%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (35.43%) Software Engineering
3 139 (20.78%) DevOps
4 117 (17.49%) Scrum
5 110 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
6 102 (15.25%) Cybersecurity
6 102 (15.25%) OO
6 102 (15.25%) TDD
7 84 (12.56%) Mentoring
8 74 (11.06%) Configuration Management
9 63 (9.42%) Analytics
10 60 (8.97%) Multithreading
11 57 (8.52%) Web Development
12 56 (8.37%) Test Scripting
12 56 (8.37%) UML
13 55 (8.22%) Coaching
14 53 (7.92%) Open Source
15 52 (7.77%) SDLC
16 48 (7.17%) ITIL
17 47 (7.03%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 359 (53.66%) Java
2 269 (40.21%) C++
3 222 (33.18%) JavaScript
4 196 (29.30%) Perl
5 176 (26.31%) C
6 162 (24.22%) C#
7 140 (20.93%) Bash Shell
8 121 (18.09%) SQL
9 104 (15.55%) Ruby
10 87 (13.00%) PHP
11 48 (7.17%) Objective-C
12 39 (5.83%) PowerShell
13 36 (5.38%) MATLAB
14 33 (4.93%) Go
14 33 (4.93%) R
15 27 (4.04%) Scala
16 21 (3.14%) VB
17 15 (2.24%) Shell Script
18 12 (1.79%) Embedded C
19 9 (1.35%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 193 (28.85%) Security Cleared
2 139 (20.78%) Degree
3 134 (20.03%) DV Cleared
4 36 (5.38%) SC Cleared
5 33 (4.93%) PhD
6 26 (3.89%) ISTQB
7 20 (2.99%) CCNA
7 20 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (2.39%) CompTIA Security+
9 16 (2.39%) MCSE
9 16 (2.39%) Security+ Certification
10 15 (2.24%) ISEB
11 13 (1.94%) CISSP
11 13 (1.94%) GIAC
11 13 (1.94%) Linux+ Certification
11 13 (1.94%) Network+ Certification
11 13 (1.94%) SANS
11 13 (1.94%) SSCP
12 11 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.59%) QA
2 7 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.75%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.60%) MISRA
4 4 (0.60%) MISRA C
5 3 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.45%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.30%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.30%) SLA
7 1 (0.15%) GPG13
System Software
1 54 (8.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (7.47%) Docker
3 26 (3.89%) Hyper-V
4 18 (2.69%) vSphere
5 13 (1.94%) Dovecot
5 13 (1.94%) Postfix
6 11 (1.64%) Active Directory
6 11 (1.64%) Xen
7 8 (1.20%) XenServer
8 7 (1.05%) Firmware
8 7 (1.05%) Snort
9 4 (0.60%) Samba
10 3 (0.45%) KVM
10 3 (0.45%) NDS
10 3 (0.45%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 2 (0.30%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.15%) HDFS
12 1 (0.15%) LXC
12 1 (0.15%) Squid
Systems Management
1 109 (16.29%) Puppet
2 66 (9.87%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (7.92%) Ansible
4 35 (5.23%) Salt
5 22 (3.29%) Kibana
6 21 (3.14%) logstash
7 17 (2.54%) HP Quality Center
8 12 (1.79%) Cobbler
8 12 (1.79%) Tivoli
9 7 (1.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 7 (1.05%) Nagios
9 7 (1.05%) Terraform
10 6 (0.90%) Kubernetes
11 5 (0.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 3 (0.45%) Capistrano
12 3 (0.45%) Computer Incident Response Team
13 2 (0.30%) Grafana
13 2 (0.30%) Graphite
13 2 (0.30%) RSA Security Analytics
13 2 (0.30%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 84 (12.56%) Oracle
2 62 (9.27%) VMware
3 59 (8.82%) Red Hat
4 41 (6.13%) Microsoft
5 37 (5.53%) SAP
6 35 (5.23%) HP
7 24 (3.59%) Atlassian
8 20 (2.99%) Apple
9 9 (1.35%) Cisco
10 8 (1.20%) EnterpriseDB
11 5 (0.75%) CA Agile Central
11 5 (0.75%) Intel
12 4 (0.60%) ESRI
12 4 (0.60%) Google
12 4 (0.60%) Nokia
13 3 (0.45%) Sophos
14 2 (0.30%) Sourcefire
14 2 (0.30%) Symantec
15 1 (0.15%) Adobe
15 1 (0.15%) Zend
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £90,000 + Extensive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £31500 - £40000 per annum + great benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Churchill Frank
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus incentives and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 5% Pension, Bonus, Life & Health
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ISL
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Old Street, London
Mobula
Salary: Competitive + Equity
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Devon
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good benefits package
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