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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 71 105 92
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -13
Permanent jobs citing Python 203 112 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.39% 2.14% 2.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.91% 3.68% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 158 93 105
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,950 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3434 3047 3206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.30% 58.15% 57.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2945 2738 2908
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 £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 22 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 22 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 +16 73 £41,000 +9.33% 11
Somerset +16 52 £37,500 -25.00% 4
Gloucestershire +7 49 £37,500 +15.38% 9
Devon +3 15 £55,000 +69.23% 2
Wiltshire -3 14 £42,500 +9.67% 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 185 (45.57%) Java
2 180 (44.33%) Linux
3 150 (36.95%) C++
4 138 (33.99%) JavaScript
5 136 (33.50%) Ruby
6 133 (32.76%) Software Engineering
7 120 (29.56%) HTML
8 111 (27.34%) Perl
9 110 (27.09%) Degree
10 108 (26.60%) C
11 101 (24.88%) C#
12 95 (23.40%) PHP
13 91 (22.41%) jQuery
14 90 (22.17%) MySQL
15 84 (20.69%) Computer Science
16 80 (19.70%) SQL
17 79 (19.46%) Bash Shell
18 73 (17.98%) CSS
18 73 (17.98%) Windows
19 69 (17.00%) Security Cleared
20 62 (15.27%) OO
21 61 (15.02%) Open Source
22 59 (14.53%) .NET
22 59 (14.53%) TDD
23 57 (14.04%) Telecoms
24 56 (13.79%) Git (software)
25 51 (12.56%) XML
26 48 (11.82%) HTML5
27 45 (11.08%) Django
27 45 (11.08%) Agile Software Development

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (9.11%) Apache
2 19 (4.68%) WordPress
3 14 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.71%) ArcGIS
5 9 (2.22%) IIS
5 9 (2.22%) Drupal
6 8 (1.97%) Tornado
6 8 (1.97%) nginx
6 8 (1.97%) ColdFusion
7 7 (1.72%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.72%) Gunicorn
8 6 (1.48%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.48%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.23%) Node.js
10 4 (0.99%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.74%) CMS
12 2 (0.49%) Zimbra
12 2 (0.49%) SAS
13 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 19 (4.68%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.96%) NASTRAN
3 8 (1.97%) MS Office
4 4 (0.99%) Abaqus
5 2 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.49%) SPSS
6 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
1 14 (3.45%) SaaS
2 9 (2.22%) Google Apps
3 6 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.99%) Office 365
5 3 (0.74%) Trello
6 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.25%) IaaS
7 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (9.61%) Internet
2 26 (6.40%) IPv6
3 25 (6.16%) IPv4
4 24 (5.91%) TCP/IP
4 24 (5.91%) HTTP
5 20 (4.93%) VoIP
6 17 (4.19%) SAN
7 15 (3.69%) WAN
8 14 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
8 14 (3.45%) iSCSI
9 13 (3.20%) LDAP
10 12 (2.96%) LTE
10 12 (2.96%) 4G
11 10 (2.46%) SSL
12 8 (1.97%) Ethernet
12 8 (1.97%) Firewall
13 7 (1.72%) Wireless
13 7 (1.72%) DNS
14 6 (1.48%) Wireshark
14 6 (1.48%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (22.17%) MySQL
2 42 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (7.39%) SQL Server
4 25 (6.16%) Relational Database
5 21 (5.17%) NoSQL
6 19 (4.68%) Big Data
7 17 (4.19%) RDBMS
8 11 (2.71%) CouchDB
9 9 (2.22%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.22%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.72%) SQLite
12 6 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.23%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.99%) HBase
14 4 (0.99%) Voldemort
15 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
17 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 56 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 41 (10.10%) Subversion
3 17 (4.19%) Selenium
4 12 (2.96%) JMeter
5 11 (2.71%) JIRA
5 11 (2.71%) FitNesse
5 11 (2.71%) GCC
5 11 (2.71%) GDB
6 7 (1.72%) SoapUI
6 7 (1.72%) Ranorex
7 6 (1.48%) WatiN
7 6 (1.48%) WATIR
8 4 (0.99%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (0.74%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.74%) TestComplete
10 2 (0.49%) Valgrind
10 2 (0.49%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.49%) CppUnit
General
1 57 (14.04%) Telecoms
2 31 (7.64%) Finance
3 30 (7.39%) Aerospace
4 26 (6.40%) Manufacturing
5 14 (3.45%) Military
6 13 (3.20%) Electronics
7 10 (2.46%) Games
8 8 (1.97%) Marketing
9 5 (1.23%) Retail
10 3 (0.74%) Publishing
10 3 (0.74%) Banking
11 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 180 (44.33%) Developer
2 80 (19.70%) Software Engineer
3 43 (10.59%) Web Developer
4 38 (9.36%) Python Developer
5 34 (8.37%) Junior
5 34 (8.37%) Software Developer
6 31 (7.64%) Consultant
7 29 (7.14%) PHP Developer
8 26 (6.40%) Junior Developer
9 25 (6.16%) Senior Developer
9 25 (6.16%) PHP Web Developer
10 20 (4.93%) Senior Python Developer
11 19 (4.68%) Systems Administrator
11 19 (4.68%) Administrator
12 18 (4.43%) Tester
13 16 (3.94%) Analyst
14 14 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
14 14 (3.45%) C++ Developer
15 13 (3.20%) Support Engineer
15 13 (3.20%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (29.56%) HTML
2 91 (22.41%) jQuery
3 73 (17.98%) CSS
4 59 (14.53%) .NET
5 51 (12.56%) XML
6 48 (11.82%) HTML5
7 45 (11.08%) Django
8 35 (8.62%) LAMP
9 32 (7.88%) AngularJS
10 28 (6.90%) Web Services
11 27 (6.65%) JSON
12 25 (6.16%) Ajax
13 24 (5.91%) SOAP
14 23 (5.67%) STL
15 20 (4.93%) Leaflet
15 20 (4.93%) XHTML
16 19 (4.68%) ASP.NET
17 18 (4.43%) Flask
18 17 (4.19%) Ruby on Rails
18 17 (4.19%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 84 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 61 (15.02%) Open Source
3 42 (10.34%) Digital Media
4 26 (6.40%) Mathematics
5 19 (4.68%) Mobile App
6 16 (3.94%) GIS
7 15 (3.69%) W3C
8 13 (3.20%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.71%) Physics
10 9 (2.22%) PKI
11 8 (1.97%) Xbox
12 7 (1.72%) DTV
12 7 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (1.48%) Internet of Things
13 6 (1.48%) Statistics
13 6 (1.48%) Device Driver
14 5 (1.23%) Client/Server
14 5 (1.23%) Graphic Design
14 5 (1.23%) Data Integration
15 4 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 180 (44.33%) Linux
2 73 (17.98%) Windows
3 44 (10.84%) UNIX
4 25 (6.16%) Ubuntu
5 18 (4.43%) Apple iOS
6 15 (3.69%) CentOS
7 14 (3.45%) Solaris
8 13 (3.20%) Android
9 12 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (2.46%) Debian
11 9 (2.22%) Mac OS X
12 8 (1.97%) Embedded Linux
12 8 (1.97%) Fedora
13 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.49%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (32.76%) Software Engineering
2 62 (15.27%) OO
3 59 (14.53%) TDD
4 45 (11.08%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (9.85%) Scrum
6 37 (9.11%) MVC
7 33 (8.13%) Configuration Management
7 33 (8.13%) Web Development
8 26 (6.40%) E-Commerce
9 19 (4.68%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (3.94%) Test Automation
10 16 (3.94%) Automated Testing
11 14 (3.45%) Multithreading
11 14 (3.45%) Risk Management
11 14 (3.45%) Information Security
12 13 (3.20%) OOP
12 13 (3.20%) Software Architecture
13 12 (2.96%) Analytics
13 12 (2.96%) Identity Management
13 12 (2.96%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 185 (45.57%) Java
2 150 (36.95%) C++
3 138 (33.99%) JavaScript
4 136 (33.50%) Ruby
5 111 (27.34%) Perl
6 108 (26.60%) C
7 101 (24.88%) C#
8 95 (23.40%) PHP
9 80 (19.70%) SQL
10 79 (19.46%) Bash Shell
11 21 (5.17%) PowerShell
12 18 (4.43%) TypeScript
12 18 (4.43%) Assembly Language
12 18 (4.43%) VB
13 17 (4.19%) PHP5
14 14 (3.45%) ECMAScript
14 14 (3.45%) Objective-C
15 11 (2.71%) Lisp
16 9 (2.22%) Fortran
17 8 (1.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 110 (27.09%) Degree
2 69 (17.00%) Security Cleared
3 27 (6.65%) SC Cleared
3 27 (6.65%) DV Cleared
4 14 (3.45%) PhD
5 9 (2.22%) ISEB
6 5 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.49%) HND
7 2 (0.49%) CNA
7 2 (0.49%) Novell Certification
8 1 (0.25%) CCNP
8 1 (0.25%) CCNA
8 1 (0.25%) RHCE
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.40%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (7.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (3.45%) Xen
3 13 (3.20%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.96%) Active Directory
4 12 (2.96%) GPFS
5 11 (2.71%) Samba
5 11 (2.71%) Terminal Services
5 11 (2.71%) NFS
6 6 (1.48%) KVM
6 6 (1.48%) RHEV
7 4 (0.99%) XenApp
8 2 (0.49%) qmail
9 1 (0.25%) Squid
Systems Management
1 17 (4.19%) Nagios
2 12 (2.96%) Puppet
3 11 (2.71%) CA Spectrum
3 11 (2.71%) OPNET
3 11 (2.71%) OpenView
3 11 (2.71%) SolarWinds Orion
4 8 (1.97%) Bcfg2
5 6 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.74%) Zenoss
6 3 (0.74%) YUM
7 2 (0.49%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.49%) logstash
7 2 (0.49%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.25%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 33 (8.13%) VMware
1 33 (8.13%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.16%) Oracle
3 21 (5.17%) Red Hat
4 19 (4.68%) Cisco
5 18 (4.43%) Zend
5 18 (4.43%) HP
6 17 (4.19%) CA
7 12 (2.96%) Citrix
8 11 (2.71%) Juniper
8 11 (2.71%) F5
8 11 (2.71%) Riverbed
8 11 (2.71%) SolarWinds
9 10 (2.46%) ESRI
10 9 (2.22%) Google
10 9 (2.22%) Sencha
10 9 (2.22%) Facebook
11 8 (1.97%) Compuware
12 7 (1.72%) SAP
13 6 (1.48%) NetScout
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