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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 50 89 107
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +18
Permanent jobs citing Python 309 177 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.39% 2.95% 2.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.43% 5.27% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 260 143 119
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
3278 3357 3192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.17% 55.95% 58.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2834 2990 2853
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the South West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 +22 96 £50,000 +5.26% 24
Bristol +13 90 £60,000 +37.14% 17
Devon +35 57 £37,500 -19.35% 3
Wiltshire +19 24 £27,500 -21.42% 6
Somerset -8 21 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Dorset +6 14 £35,000 -7.89% 1
Avon - 4 £42,500 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 299 (50.68%) Java
2 265 (44.92%) Software Engineering
3 263 (44.58%) Linux
4 213 (36.10%) Agile Software Development
5 208 (35.25%) C++
6 183 (31.02%) Perl
7 167 (28.31%) Ruby
8 155 (26.27%) JavaScript
9 147 (24.92%) C#
10 145 (24.58%) Telecoms
11 136 (23.05%) HTML
12 130 (22.03%) SQL
13 129 (21.86%) C
14 123 (20.85%) Degree
15 117 (19.83%) Security Cleared
16 104 (17.63%) Git (software)
17 100 (16.95%) OO
18 98 (16.61%) Computer Science
19 95 (16.10%) CSS
20 94 (15.93%) Scrum
21 93 (15.76%) Digital Media
22 90 (15.25%) VMware
23 88 (14.92%) Amazon AWS
24 87 (14.75%) Big Data
25 83 (14.07%) Bash Shell
25 83 (14.07%) VMware Infrastructure
26 82 (13.90%) MySQL
27 81 (13.73%) DV Cleared
28 79 (13.39%) Windows
29 75 (12.71%) XML

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 44 (7.46%) OpenStack
2 39 (6.61%) JBoss
3 33 (5.59%) Elasticsearch
4 32 (5.42%) Tomcat
5 30 (5.08%) Apache
6 23 (3.90%) WebLogic
7 22 (3.73%) Mule
8 19 (3.22%) Mule ESB
9 17 (2.88%) IIS
10 16 (2.71%) Node.js
11 15 (2.54%) SAS
12 12 (2.03%) Apache Spark
13 11 (1.86%) Apache Solr
13 11 (1.86%) WebSphere
14 8 (1.36%) Jetty
15 6 (1.02%) ArcGIS
16 5 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
16 5 (0.85%) MS Exchange
17 4 (0.68%) MQSeries
18 3 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (2.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.68%) MS Office
3 3 (0.51%) SPSS
4 1 (0.17%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 42 (7.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (2.20%) FastStats
3 8 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.17%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.17%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 88 (14.92%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (7.80%) SaaS
3 34 (5.76%) Cloud Computing
4 31 (5.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 29 (4.92%) Google App Engine
6 28 (4.75%) Amazon EC2
7 21 (3.56%) IaaS
7 21 (3.56%) PaaS
8 12 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (1.53%) HP Helion
10 5 (0.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 5 (0.85%) Heroku
11 3 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 54 (9.15%) Internet
2 42 (7.12%) DNS
3 30 (5.08%) TCP/IP
4 29 (4.92%) Firewall
5 23 (3.90%) HTTP
6 17 (2.88%) DHCP
6 17 (2.88%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (2.20%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (2.03%) Cisco ISE
8 12 (2.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 12 (2.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 12 (2.03%) PSTN
9 11 (1.86%) Network Security
9 11 (1.86%) VPN
10 9 (1.53%) SMTP
11 7 (1.19%) Bluetooth
11 7 (1.19%) HTTPS
12 6 (1.02%) FTP
12 6 (1.02%) Wideband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (14.75%) Big Data
2 82 (13.90%) MySQL
3 70 (11.86%) NoSQL
4 62 (10.51%) MongoDB
5 48 (8.14%) SQL Server
6 44 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
7 35 (5.93%) Hadoop
8 24 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (3.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 15 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (2.37%) Redis
11 14 (2.37%) Relational Database
11 14 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (2.37%) SQLite
12 13 (2.20%) Power BI
12 13 (2.20%) RDBMS
12 13 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (2.03%) Data Mining
14 8 (1.36%) Riak
Development Applications
1 104 (17.63%) Git (software)
2 64 (10.85%) Jenkins
3 46 (7.80%) Artifactory
4 45 (7.63%) Sonatype Nexus
5 41 (6.95%) Hudson
6 38 (6.44%) Ant
7 37 (6.27%) Maven
8 35 (5.93%) Gradle
9 34 (5.76%) JIRA
10 27 (4.58%) Subversion
11 23 (3.90%) Selenium
12 21 (3.56%) JUnit
13 19 (3.22%) IntelliJ
14 15 (2.54%) Eclipse
15 12 (2.03%) Cucumber
16 9 (1.53%) LoadRunner
16 9 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (1.53%) Visual Studio
17 8 (1.36%) JMeter
18 7 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
General
1 145 (24.58%) Telecoms
2 68 (11.53%) Marketing
3 58 (9.83%) Finance
4 56 (9.49%) Electronics
5 46 (7.80%) Manufacturing
6 31 (5.25%) Retail
7 29 (4.92%) Advertising
8 19 (3.22%) Games
9 17 (2.88%) Military
10 13 (2.20%) Aerospace
10 13 (2.20%) Banking
11 7 (1.19%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.68%) Automotive
12 4 (0.68%) French Language
13 3 (0.51%) Law
14 2 (0.34%) Avionics
15 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 163 (27.63%) Software Engineer
2 145 (24.58%) Developer
3 54 (9.15%) Senior Software Engineer
4 52 (8.81%) Java Engineer
5 46 (7.80%) Java Software Engineer
6 45 (7.63%) Senior Developer
7 44 (7.46%) Analyst
8 43 (7.29%) Python Software Engineer
8 43 (7.29%) Software Developer
9 34 (5.76%) C++ Software Engineer
9 34 (5.76%) Test Engineer
10 33 (5.59%) Python Developer
11 32 (5.42%) Linux Engineer
12 27 (4.58%) Java Developer
13 24 (4.07%) DevOps Engineer
14 21 (3.56%) JavaScript Engineer
15 20 (3.39%) Principal Engineer
15 20 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
15 20 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
16 18 (3.05%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (23.05%) HTML
2 95 (16.10%) CSS
3 75 (12.71%) XML
4 55 (9.32%) Django
4 55 (9.32%) HTML5
4 55 (9.32%) Web Services
5 52 (8.81%) .NET
6 50 (8.47%) jQuery
7 47 (7.97%) Hibernate
8 44 (7.46%) REST
9 43 (7.29%) Spring
10 41 (6.95%) J2EE
11 38 (6.44%) JSON
12 35 (5.93%) LAMP
13 32 (5.42%) CSS3
14 31 (5.25%) AngularJS
15 27 (4.58%) Apache Camel
16 25 (4.24%) SOAP
17 22 (3.73%) D3.js
18 19 (3.22%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 98 (16.61%) Computer Science
2 93 (15.76%) Digital Media
3 56 (9.49%) Visualisation
4 54 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (7.46%) Mathematics
6 32 (5.42%) Algorithms
6 32 (5.42%) User Experience
7 26 (4.41%) Mobile App
8 18 (3.05%) Statistics
9 17 (2.88%) Cybercrime
10 16 (2.71%) Physics
11 13 (2.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 12 (2.03%) iPhone
13 11 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
14 10 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (1.36%) Cyber Attack
15 8 (1.36%) PKI
15 8 (1.36%) Public Cloud
16 7 (1.19%) ASIC
16 7 (1.19%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 263 (44.58%) Linux
2 79 (13.39%) Windows
3 73 (12.37%) Unix
4 63 (10.68%) Android
5 38 (6.44%) Apple iOS
6 23 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (3.22%) Ubuntu
8 18 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (2.20%) CentOS
9 13 (2.20%) Windows Server
10 12 (2.03%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.85%) FreeNAS
11 5 (0.85%) Solaris
12 3 (0.51%) Debian
13 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.17%) Fedora
14 1 (0.17%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (44.92%) Software Engineering
2 213 (36.10%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (16.95%) OO
4 94 (15.93%) Scrum
5 73 (12.37%) Cybersecurity
6 67 (11.36%) Configuration Management
6 67 (11.36%) TDD
7 65 (11.02%) DevOps
8 61 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
9 57 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
10 52 (8.81%) Programme Management
11 49 (8.31%) Mentoring
12 43 (7.29%) OOP
13 42 (7.12%) Digital Marketing
13 42 (7.12%) SDLC
14 37 (6.27%) Data Analysis
15 35 (5.93%) ITIL
15 35 (5.93%) MVC
16 32 (5.42%) E-Commerce
16 32 (5.42%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 299 (50.68%) Java
2 208 (35.25%) C++
3 183 (31.02%) Perl
4 167 (28.31%) Ruby
5 155 (26.27%) JavaScript
6 147 (24.92%) C#
7 130 (22.03%) SQL
8 129 (21.86%) C
9 83 (14.07%) Bash Shell
10 69 (11.69%) PHP
11 49 (8.31%) Clojure
12 41 (6.95%) Scala
13 38 (6.44%) Objective-C
14 37 (6.27%) Go
14 37 (6.27%) PowerShell
15 29 (4.92%) MATLAB
16 25 (4.24%) R
17 23 (3.90%) Erlang
18 21 (3.56%) Haskell
18 21 (3.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 123 (20.85%) Degree
2 117 (19.83%) Security Cleared
3 81 (13.73%) DV Cleared
4 61 (10.34%) SC Cleared
5 16 (2.71%) ISEB
6 14 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.03%) CCNP
8 8 (1.36%) PhD
9 7 (1.19%) CCIE
9 7 (1.19%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.85%) EMC Certification
12 4 (0.68%) HND
13 2 (0.34%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.34%) CCNA
13 2 (0.34%) MCSE
13 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.34%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (0.34%) Security+ Certification
13 2 (0.34%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.71%) QA
2 11 (1.86%) SLA
3 7 (1.19%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.51%) MISRA
5 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.34%) OIPF
6 1 (0.17%) GPG13
6 1 (0.17%) JTAG
System Software
1 83 (14.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (8.81%) Docker
3 37 (6.27%) Xen
4 22 (3.73%) LXC
5 17 (2.88%) Firmware
6 14 (2.37%) Active Directory
7 12 (2.03%) vSphere
8 11 (1.86%) Hyper-V
8 11 (1.86%) KVM
9 4 (0.68%) Samba
9 4 (0.68%) XenServer
10 2 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.34%) NFS
10 2 (0.34%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.17%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.17%) Snort
Systems Management
1 52 (8.81%) Opscode Chef
1 52 (8.81%) Puppet
2 31 (5.25%) Ansible
3 21 (3.56%) Nagios
4 12 (2.03%) CA Spectrum
4 12 (2.03%) Cisco CUCM
4 12 (2.03%) Cisco UCCE
4 12 (2.03%) Cisco UCCX
4 12 (2.03%) Endace
5 11 (1.86%) Salt
6 9 (1.53%) Kibana
7 8 (1.36%) logstash
7 8 (1.36%) Zenoss
8 6 (1.02%) CFEngine
9 5 (0.85%) SCCM
10 4 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.68%) OpenView
10 4 (0.68%) SCOM
11 3 (0.51%) Cobbler
11 3 (0.51%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 90 (15.25%) VMware
2 66 (11.19%) Oracle
3 42 (7.12%) Microsoft
3 42 (7.12%) SAP
4 35 (5.93%) Apple
5 31 (5.25%) Cisco
6 30 (5.08%) Google
7 26 (4.41%) HP
8 23 (3.90%) Red Hat
9 20 (3.39%) Juniper
10 17 (2.88%) Palo Alto
11 14 (2.37%) F5
12 12 (2.03%) Blue Coat
12 12 (2.03%) CA
12 12 (2.03%) Intel
12 12 (2.03%) Intel Security
12 12 (2.03%) Lancope
12 12 (2.03%) Nimsoft
12 12 (2.03%) Splunk
12 12 (2.03%) Verint
Swindon, Wiltshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Remote & Flexible Working + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + Remote & Flexible Working + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Shepton Mallet, Somerset
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension, Flexi work, Excellent Train
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cornwall
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 75,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits plus excellent benefits detailed b
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £32000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Devon
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits - Dependant on Experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- 85,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + beneifts (DOE)
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago