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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 99 113 100
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Permanent jobs citing Python 162 105 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.60% 2.06% 2.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.70% 3.62% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 136 91 110
Average salary £42,250 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.26% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
3448 2903 3068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.44% 57.06% 53.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2976 2609 2774
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,540 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 September 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 September 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 +24 62 £37,500 - 14
Bristol +5 57 £42,500 +25.00% 14
Somerset +3 26 £47,500 +90.00% 10
Devon -26 6 £55,000 +69.23% 2
Wiltshire +1 5 £41,500 +18.57% 1
Cornwall - 5 £45,000 -
Dorset -12 1 £33,000 -34.00% 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (44.47%) Java
2 183 (43.99%) Linux
3 165 (39.66%) C++
4 146 (35.10%) JavaScript
5 145 (34.86%) Ruby
6 123 (29.57%) HTML
7 117 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
8 115 (27.64%) Software Engineering
9 113 (27.16%) C#
10 108 (25.96%) Degree
11 107 (25.72%) Perl
12 106 (25.48%) C
13 100 (24.04%) PHP
14 96 (23.08%) Windows
15 91 (21.88%) jQuery
16 88 (21.15%) MySQL
17 85 (20.43%) Security Cleared
18 84 (20.19%) SQL
19 82 (19.71%) Computer Science
20 79 (18.99%) CSS
21 71 (17.07%) TDD
22 70 (16.83%) Bash Shell
23 65 (15.63%) Git (software)
24 64 (15.38%) .NET
25 60 (14.42%) Open Source
26 54 (12.98%) Django
26 54 (12.98%) OO
27 51 (12.26%) XML
28 49 (11.78%) Telecoms
29 48 (11.54%) PostgreSQL

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 33 (7.93%) Apache
2 19 (4.57%) ArcGIS
3 13 (3.13%) nginx
3 13 (3.13%) Gunicorn
4 11 (2.64%) IIS
4 11 (2.64%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.16%) WordPress
6 8 (1.92%) Node.js
6 8 (1.92%) ColdFusion
6 8 (1.92%) Tornado
7 4 (0.96%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.96%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.48%) Zimbra
8 2 (0.48%) SAS
8 2 (0.48%) CMS
8 2 (0.48%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 17 (4.09%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.88%) NASTRAN
3 6 (1.44%) MS Office
4 4 (0.96%) Abaqus
5 2 (0.48%) SPSS
5 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.13%) SaaS
2 10 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.44%) Google Apps
4 4 (0.96%) Office 365
4 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.72%) Trello
6 1 (0.24%) IaaS
6 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (7.93%) Internet
2 32 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 26 (6.25%) IPv4
3 26 (6.25%) IPv6
4 17 (4.09%) HTTP
4 17 (4.09%) VoIP
5 14 (3.37%) iSCSI
5 14 (3.37%) Fibre Channel
6 13 (3.13%) WAN
7 11 (2.64%) LDAP
7 11 (2.64%) SSL
8 10 (2.40%) DNS
9 9 (2.16%) SAN
9 9 (2.16%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (1.92%) Firewall
11 7 (1.68%) LTE
11 7 (1.68%) Wireless
11 7 (1.68%) 4G
12 6 (1.44%) Wireshark
13 5 (1.20%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (21.15%) MySQL
2 48 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
3 32 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 20 (4.81%) Relational Database
5 18 (4.33%) NoSQL
6 14 (3.37%) RDBMS
7 13 (3.13%) Big Data
8 8 (1.92%) SQLite
8 8 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.68%) CouchDB
10 5 (1.20%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.20%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.96%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.24%) Redis
13 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 65 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 35 (8.41%) Subversion
3 15 (3.61%) GCC
3 15 (3.61%) GDB
4 14 (3.37%) Selenium
5 9 (2.16%) FitNesse
6 8 (1.92%) JMeter
7 7 (1.68%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.68%) SoapUI
8 6 (1.44%) Ranorex
8 6 (1.44%) WebDriver
8 6 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (1.44%) Bugzilla
9 5 (1.20%) JIRA
10 4 (0.96%) Maven
11 3 (0.72%) WATIR
11 3 (0.72%) TestComplete
11 3 (0.72%) Ant
11 3 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (0.72%) Cucumber
General
1 49 (11.78%) Telecoms
2 36 (8.65%) Aerospace
3 29 (6.97%) Finance
4 24 (5.77%) Manufacturing
5 16 (3.85%) Electronics
6 12 (2.88%) Games
7 11 (2.64%) Military
8 9 (2.16%) Marketing
9 5 (1.20%) Banking
9 5 (1.20%) Retail
10 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.48%) Publishing
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 180 (43.27%) Developer
2 83 (19.95%) Software Engineer
3 44 (10.58%) Software Developer
4 43 (10.34%) Consultant
4 43 (10.34%) Python Developer
5 41 (9.86%) Web Developer
6 32 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 29 (6.97%) Junior
8 26 (6.25%) Junior Developer
9 25 (6.01%) Analyst
9 25 (6.01%) Senior Python Developer
10 24 (5.77%) PHP Web Developer
10 24 (5.77%) PHP Developer
11 18 (4.33%) C++ Developer
12 17 (4.09%) Administrator
12 17 (4.09%) Systems Administrator
13 16 (3.85%) Support Engineer
14 14 (3.37%) Technical Consultant
14 14 (3.37%) Tester
14 14 (3.37%) GIS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (29.57%) HTML
2 91 (21.88%) jQuery
3 79 (18.99%) CSS
4 64 (15.38%) .NET
5 54 (12.98%) Django
6 51 (12.26%) XML
7 41 (9.86%) AngularJS
8 40 (9.62%) HTML5
9 30 (7.21%) LAMP
10 29 (6.97%) STL
11 25 (6.01%) Leaflet
11 25 (6.01%) Flask
12 21 (5.05%) Ajax
13 20 (4.81%) JSON
14 19 (4.57%) ASP.NET
15 18 (4.33%) Web Services
16 17 (4.09%) XHTML
16 17 (4.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 16 (3.85%) SOAP
18 12 (2.88%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 82 (19.71%) Computer Science
2 60 (14.42%) Open Source
3 32 (7.69%) GIS
4 31 (7.45%) Digital Media
5 30 (7.21%) Mathematics
6 20 (4.81%) Mobile App
7 16 (3.85%) User Experience
7 16 (3.85%) Management Information System
8 14 (3.37%) Physics
9 12 (2.88%) W3C
10 10 (2.40%) DTV
10 10 (2.40%) PKI
11 7 (1.68%) Graphic Design
11 7 (1.68%) Device Driver
12 6 (1.44%) Xbox
13 5 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (1.20%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.20%) Data Integration
13 5 (1.20%) Statistics
13 5 (1.20%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 183 (43.99%) Linux
2 96 (23.08%) Windows
3 36 (8.65%) UNIX
4 32 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 23 (5.53%) Ubuntu
6 21 (5.05%) Android
7 20 (4.81%) Solaris
8 16 (3.85%) Debian
9 12 (2.88%) CentOS
10 11 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (2.16%) Mac OS X
12 8 (1.92%) Fedora
13 7 (1.68%) SUSE
14 5 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (27.64%) Software Engineering
3 71 (17.07%) TDD
4 54 (12.98%) OO
5 45 (10.82%) Scrum
6 35 (8.41%) MVC
7 33 (7.93%) Web Development
8 30 (7.21%) Configuration Management
9 26 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (5.77%) E-Commerce
11 22 (5.29%) Mentoring
12 19 (4.57%) Multithreading
13 17 (4.09%) Software Architecture
14 16 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
15 15 (3.61%) Information Security
16 14 (3.37%) Risk Management
16 14 (3.37%) OOD
17 12 (2.88%) Programme Management
17 12 (2.88%) Identity Management
17 12 (2.88%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 185 (44.47%) Java
2 165 (39.66%) C++
3 146 (35.10%) JavaScript
4 145 (34.86%) Ruby
5 113 (27.16%) C#
6 107 (25.72%) Perl
7 106 (25.48%) C
8 100 (24.04%) PHP
9 84 (20.19%) SQL
10 70 (16.83%) Bash Shell
11 25 (6.01%) TypeScript
12 21 (5.05%) PowerShell
13 18 (4.33%) Assembly Language
14 17 (4.09%) VB
15 16 (3.85%) Shell Script
15 16 (3.85%) Objective-C
16 15 (3.61%) Lisp
17 12 (2.88%) PHP5
17 12 (2.88%) ECMAScript
17 12 (2.88%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 108 (25.96%) Degree
2 85 (20.43%) Security Cleared
3 40 (9.62%) SC Cleared
4 34 (8.17%) DV Cleared
5 15 (3.61%) PhD
6 8 (1.92%) ISEB
7 5 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.48%) HND
9 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.24%) RHCE
9 1 (0.24%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.24%) CCNP
9 1 (0.24%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.61%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (6.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (3.85%) Samba
3 14 (3.37%) Hyper-V
3 14 (3.37%) Xen
4 12 (2.88%) GPFS
5 11 (2.64%) Terminal Services
5 11 (2.64%) NFS
6 10 (2.40%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.96%) XenApp
8 3 (0.72%) KVM
8 3 (0.72%) RHEV
9 1 (0.24%) Squid
Systems Management
1 17 (4.09%) Nagios
2 11 (2.64%) OPNET
2 11 (2.64%) SolarWinds Orion
2 11 (2.64%) OpenView
2 11 (2.64%) CA Spectrum
3 8 (1.92%) Bcfg2
3 8 (1.92%) Puppet
4 4 (0.96%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.48%) logstash
5 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.24%) YUM
6 1 (0.24%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.24%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.24%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 36 (8.65%) VMware
2 34 (8.17%) Microsoft
3 24 (5.77%) Oracle
4 20 (4.81%) Red Hat
5 18 (4.33%) ESRI
6 15 (3.61%) Cisco
6 15 (3.61%) HP
7 13 (3.13%) CA
8 12 (2.88%) Citrix
8 12 (2.88%) Zend
9 11 (2.64%) Riverbed
9 11 (2.64%) SolarWinds
9 11 (2.64%) F5
9 11 (2.64%) Juniper
10 9 (2.16%) Sencha
11 8 (1.92%) SAP
12 7 (1.68%) Compuware
13 6 (1.44%) BMC
13 6 (1.44%) Google
13 6 (1.44%) NetScout
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Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £25000 to £28500 per annum
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Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - flexible benefits
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Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum - benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension,
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Posted: Yesterday
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Options
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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