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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 69 82 99
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +17
Permanent jobs citing Python 230 160 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.84% 3.03% 2.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.95% 5.35% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 171 128 107
Average salary £41,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,351
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
3307 2989 3232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.19% 56.60% 59.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2869 2658 2883
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +41 111 £42,500 +21.42% 15
Gloucestershire +10 58 £38,250 -4.37% 6
Dorset -5 26 £38,000 +31.03% 2
Somerset +3 18 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Devon -7 9 £39,000 +30.00% 5
Wiltshire -21 7 £43,750 +34.61% 2
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 248 (54.63%) Linux
2 186 (40.97%) Perl
3 183 (40.31%) Java
4 160 (35.24%) C++
5 142 (31.28%) Software Engineering
6 135 (29.74%) Ruby
7 131 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
8 128 (28.19%) JavaScript
9 125 (27.53%) HTML
10 115 (25.33%) Windows
11 110 (24.23%) PHP
12 107 (23.57%) MySQL
13 101 (22.25%) C
14 100 (22.03%) Degree
15 95 (20.93%) C#
16 93 (20.48%) SQL
17 92 (20.26%) Oracle
18 90 (19.82%) CSS
18 90 (19.82%) Bash Shell
19 78 (17.18%) TCP/IP
20 75 (16.52%) Security Cleared
21 73 (16.08%) Puppet
22 70 (15.42%) UNIX
23 67 (14.76%) Open Source
24 65 (14.32%) HTML5
24 65 (14.32%) Firewall
25 63 (13.88%) OO
26 62 (13.66%) Git (software)
27 61 (13.44%) DevOps
28 60 (13.22%) Configuration Management

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 54 (11.89%) Apache
2 28 (6.17%) Node.js
3 26 (5.73%) OpenStack
4 24 (5.29%) MS Exchange
5 22 (4.85%) nginx
6 16 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (3.30%) IIS
8 14 (3.08%) Tomcat
9 12 (2.64%) ArcGIS
10 9 (1.98%) ColdFusion
11 7 (1.54%) Apache Solr
12 6 (1.32%) WebLogic
13 5 (1.10%) SharePoint
14 4 (0.88%) SAS
14 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.66%) GlassFish
15 3 (0.66%) MQSeries
16 2 (0.44%) JBoss
16 2 (0.44%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 24 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.76%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.88%) NASTRAN
6 3 (0.66%) MS Office
6 3 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.66%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.73%) SaaS
2 21 (4.63%) PaaS
3 12 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.42%) Google App Engine
4 11 (2.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.54%) IaaS
6 7 (1.54%) HP Helion
7 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.66%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.44%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.22%) Heroku
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 78 (17.18%) TCP/IP
2 65 (14.32%) Firewall
3 50 (11.01%) Internet
4 42 (9.25%) HTTP
5 32 (7.05%) VPN
6 22 (4.85%) WAN
7 19 (4.19%) DNS
8 17 (3.74%) SMTP
8 17 (3.74%) Wireshark
9 16 (3.52%) Intrusion Detection
9 16 (3.52%) LAN
10 12 (2.64%) Ethernet
11 11 (2.42%) tcpdump
12 10 (2.20%) DLNA
12 10 (2.20%) LDAP
12 10 (2.20%) Network Security
12 10 (2.20%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (1.54%) VoIP
13 7 (1.54%) Kerberos
13 7 (1.54%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (23.57%) MySQL
2 55 (12.11%) SQL Server
3 38 (8.37%) PostgreSQL
3 38 (8.37%) NoSQL
4 26 (5.73%) Relational Database
5 24 (5.29%) Hadoop
6 22 (4.85%) Big Data
7 21 (4.63%) MongoDB
8 17 (3.74%) RDBMS
9 10 (2.20%) CouchDB
10 7 (1.54%) Spotfire
10 7 (1.54%) MariaDB
11 6 (1.32%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.32%) SQLite
11 6 (1.32%) IDMS
11 6 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.32%) DB2
11 6 (1.32%) Informix
12 2 (0.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 62 (13.66%) Git (software)
2 33 (7.27%) Jenkins
3 24 (5.29%) Hudson
4 23 (5.07%) Subversion
5 13 (2.86%) Mercurial
5 13 (2.86%) Artifactory
6 11 (2.42%) Selenium
7 10 (2.20%) Maven
7 10 (2.20%) Ant
7 10 (2.20%) Eclipse
7 10 (2.20%) Gradle
8 9 (1.98%) Cucumber
9 8 (1.76%) NUnit
9 8 (1.76%) SpecFlow
9 8 (1.76%) JUnit
9 8 (1.76%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (1.76%) ClearCase
9 8 (1.76%) TestNG
9 8 (1.76%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.66%) IntelliJ
General
1 40 (8.81%) Aerospace
2 33 (7.27%) Finance
3 23 (5.07%) Electronics
4 17 (3.74%) Military
5 13 (2.86%) Banking
6 10 (2.20%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.98%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.76%) Games
8 8 (1.76%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.54%) Retail
10 6 (1.32%) Marketing
10 6 (1.32%) Law
11 4 (0.88%) Advertising
12 3 (0.66%) Back Office
13 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 154 (33.92%) Developer
2 127 (27.97%) Software Engineer
3 70 (15.42%) Software Developer
4 36 (7.93%) Consultant
5 35 (7.71%) Analyst
6 30 (6.61%) DevOps Engineer
7 23 (5.07%) Administrator
8 22 (4.85%) Web Developer
9 20 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
10 19 (4.19%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 17 (3.74%) Linux Engineer
11 17 (3.74%) C++ Developer
12 16 (3.52%) Senior Software Engineer
13 14 (3.08%) Java Developer
13 14 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
14 13 (2.86%) Test Engineer
14 13 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
14 13 (2.86%) Python Developer
14 13 (2.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 13 (2.86%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (27.53%) HTML
2 90 (19.82%) CSS
3 65 (14.32%) HTML5
4 51 (11.23%) .NET
5 49 (10.79%) jQuery
6 37 (8.15%) XML
7 30 (6.61%) REST
8 23 (5.07%) Django
9 22 (4.85%) Web Services
10 20 (4.41%) Middleware
10 20 (4.41%) CSS3
11 17 (3.74%) JSON
12 16 (3.52%) STL
13 15 (3.30%) LAMP
14 14 (3.08%) J2EE
14 14 (3.08%) Spring
14 14 (3.08%) Sass
15 13 (2.86%) AngularJS
16 12 (2.64%) Ruby on Rails
16 12 (2.64%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 67 (14.76%) Open Source
2 51 (11.23%) Computer Science
3 38 (8.37%) Mathematics
4 23 (5.07%) Management Information System
5 21 (4.63%) Physics
5 21 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (4.19%) Algorithms
7 17 (3.74%) Visualisation
8 14 (3.08%) GIS
8 14 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (2.64%) PKI
10 11 (2.42%) Device Driver
10 11 (2.42%) MPEG
11 9 (1.98%) Clustering
12 7 (1.54%) Derivative
12 7 (1.54%) Statistics
12 7 (1.54%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.54%) Social Media
12 7 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 248 (54.63%) Linux
2 115 (25.33%) Windows
3 70 (15.42%) UNIX
4 44 (9.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (7.49%) Ubuntu
6 32 (7.05%) Android
6 32 (7.05%) CentOS
7 21 (4.63%) Solaris
8 19 (4.19%) Apple iOS
9 18 (3.96%) Debian
10 15 (3.30%) Oracle Linux
11 10 (2.20%) Mac OS X
12 9 (1.98%) Fedora
13 7 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
14 6 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.22%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (31.28%) Software Engineering
2 131 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (13.88%) OO
4 61 (13.44%) DevOps
5 60 (13.22%) Configuration Management
6 50 (11.01%) Cyber Security
7 45 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (9.91%) Scrum
8 42 (9.25%) Mentoring
9 40 (8.81%) TDD
10 31 (6.83%) Web Development
11 28 (6.17%) Software Architecture
12 26 (5.73%) E-Commerce
13 24 (5.29%) Time Management
14 22 (4.85%) MVC
15 21 (4.63%) Analytics
16 20 (4.41%) Multithreading
17 19 (4.19%) Business Intelligence
17 19 (4.19%) Information Security
17 19 (4.19%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 186 (40.97%) Perl
2 183 (40.31%) Java
3 160 (35.24%) C++
4 135 (29.74%) Ruby
5 128 (28.19%) JavaScript
6 110 (24.23%) PHP
7 101 (22.25%) C
8 95 (20.93%) C#
9 93 (20.48%) SQL
10 90 (19.82%) Bash Shell
11 50 (11.01%) PowerShell
12 24 (5.29%) Shell Script
13 19 (4.19%) Scala
14 16 (3.52%) Assembly Language
15 14 (3.08%) Objective-C
15 14 (3.08%) Clojure
16 10 (2.20%) Lua
17 9 (1.98%) CFML
18 8 (1.76%) Groovy
18 8 (1.76%) R
Qualifications
1 100 (22.03%) Degree
2 75 (16.52%) Security Cleared
3 56 (12.33%) DV Cleared
4 37 (8.15%) SC Cleared
5 15 (3.30%) CCNA
5 15 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.76%) RHCSA
7 7 (1.54%) PhD
7 7 (1.54%) ISEB
8 5 (1.10%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.88%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.66%) HND
11 2 (0.44%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.22%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.52%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (10.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (7.05%) Active Directory
3 26 (5.73%) Hyper-V
4 21 (4.63%) Docker
5 14 (3.08%) KVM
6 11 (2.42%) Samba
7 9 (1.98%) Xen
7 9 (1.98%) LXC
8 8 (1.76%) Varnish
8 8 (1.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (1.54%) qmail
10 6 (1.32%) VirtualBox
11 5 (1.10%) Snort
12 3 (0.66%) Firmware
12 3 (0.66%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.44%) Squid
13 2 (0.44%) Gluster
13 2 (0.44%) NFS
13 2 (0.44%) RHEV
13 2 (0.44%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 73 (16.08%) Puppet
2 58 (12.78%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (7.05%) Nagios
4 24 (5.29%) Ansible
5 22 (4.85%) Zenoss
6 15 (3.30%) Salt
7 13 (2.86%) Vagrant
8 8 (1.76%) ZABBIX
9 7 (1.54%) Munin
9 7 (1.54%) yum
9 7 (1.54%) HAProxy
9 7 (1.54%) Icinga
9 7 (1.54%) Graphite
10 6 (1.32%) Oracle Identity Management
11 3 (0.66%) CFEngine
11 3 (0.66%) OpenView
11 3 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (0.66%) OPNET
11 3 (0.66%) CA Spectrum
11 3 (0.66%) Opsview
Vendors
1 92 (20.26%) Oracle
2 60 (13.22%) VMware
3 40 (8.81%) Red Hat
4 39 (8.59%) Microsoft
5 15 (3.30%) Google
6 12 (2.64%) Cisco
6 12 (2.64%) ESRI
7 11 (2.42%) Sybase
8 10 (2.20%) HP
9 9 (1.98%) TIBCO
9 9 (1.98%) Rackspace
10 7 (1.54%) Percona
10 7 (1.54%) Adobe
11 6 (1.32%) F5
12 5 (1.10%) SolarWinds
13 4 (0.88%) SAP
14 3 (0.66%) Juniper
14 3 (0.66%) CA
14 3 (0.66%) NetApp
14 3 (0.66%) CheckPoint
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: Generous salary, bonus and benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: Generous salary, bonus and benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and share options
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum, Benefits bonus and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30K-£75K + Outstanding Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48,000 - 70,000 plus excelent bnefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Excellent plus Discretionary Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago