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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 33 49 75
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +26
Permanent jobs citing Python 386 337 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 7.17% 5.71% 3.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.63% 9.91% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 333 250 160
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £53,650
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
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
3056 3399 3464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.76% 57.63% 57.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2635 2937 2975
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +9 146 £47,500 +5.55% 16
Bristol -14 93 £53,750 -17.30% 19
Somerset +27 62 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Devon +24 50 £46,250 +59.48% 4
Dorset +25 23 £50,000 +42.85% 5
Wiltshire +2 14 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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.

1 364 (51.34%) Java
2 328 (46.26%) Linux
3 285 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
4 259 (36.53%) C++
5 235 (33.15%) Software Engineering
6 208 (29.34%) JavaScript
7 196 (27.64%) Perl
8 173 (24.40%) Telecoms
8 173 (24.40%) Ruby
9 157 (22.14%) SQL
10 150 (21.16%) Degree
10 150 (21.16%) Security Cleared
11 149 (21.02%) C#
12 140 (19.75%) Windows
13 132 (18.62%) Continuous Integration
14 127 (17.91%) Cybersecurity
15 126 (17.77%) Big Data
16 125 (17.63%) C
17 123 (17.35%) Scrum
18 121 (17.07%) Bash Shell
19 118 (16.64%) Digital Media
20 112 (15.80%) DevOps
21 110 (15.51%) Git (software)
22 105 (14.81%) MySQL
23 103 (14.53%) TDD
24 98 (13.82%) HTML
24 98 (13.82%) Hadoop
24 98 (13.82%) Computer Science
25 96 (13.54%) DV Cleared
25 96 (13.54%) OO

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 77 (10.86%) Apache Spark
2 55 (7.76%) Apache Pig
3 50 (7.05%) SAS
4 45 (6.35%) OpenStack
5 44 (6.21%) JBoss
6 39 (5.50%) WebLogic
7 34 (4.80%) Tomcat
8 30 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
9 26 (3.67%) Apache
10 22 (3.10%) WebSphere
11 18 (2.54%) Mule
11 18 (2.54%) Mule ESB
12 17 (2.40%) Apache Solr
13 15 (2.12%) WebSphere Application Server
14 13 (1.83%) IIS
15 12 (1.69%) nginx
16 11 (1.55%) CloudStack
16 11 (1.55%) Confluence
16 11 (1.55%) Jetty
17 7 (0.99%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 28 (3.95%) SPSS
2 6 (0.85%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.71%) MS Office
4 3 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 23 (3.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.42%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 63 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (3.67%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (3.24%) SaaS
4 18 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (0.99%) GitHub
6 7 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.71%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.42%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.42%) PaaS
8 3 (0.42%) Route 53
8 3 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.28%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.28%) Heroku
9 2 (0.28%) IaaS
10 1 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 56 (7.90%) Internet
2 46 (6.49%) Firewall
3 45 (6.35%) TCP/IP
4 31 (4.37%) HTTP
5 21 (2.96%) DNS
6 17 (2.40%) SSL
7 15 (2.12%) HTTPS
8 14 (1.97%) ICMP
9 13 (1.83%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (1.83%) VPN
10 11 (1.55%) SMTP
11 10 (1.41%) Network Security
12 9 (1.27%) Software-Defined Networking
13 7 (0.99%) NAS
14 6 (0.85%) IPsec
14 6 (0.85%) LAN
14 6 (0.85%) SAN
15 5 (0.71%) DHCP
15 5 (0.71%) LDAP
16 4 (0.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (17.77%) Big Data
2 105 (14.81%) MySQL
3 98 (13.82%) Hadoop
4 92 (12.98%) MongoDB
5 76 (10.72%) NoSQL
6 66 (9.31%) Apache Hive
7 47 (6.63%) PostgreSQL
7 47 (6.63%) SQL Server
8 28 (3.95%) Data Mining
9 25 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
10 24 (3.39%) Relational Database
11 21 (2.96%) QlikView
12 20 (2.82%) Neo4j
13 18 (2.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 18 (2.54%) Couchbase
13 18 (2.54%) RDBMS
14 16 (2.26%) Amazon Redshift
14 16 (2.26%) Parquet
15 15 (2.12%) Impala
16 14 (1.97%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 110 (15.51%) Git (software)
2 75 (10.58%) Jenkins
3 70 (9.87%) Selenium
4 57 (8.04%) JIRA
5 47 (6.63%) Cucumber
6 24 (3.39%) Subversion
7 23 (3.24%) JUnit
8 18 (2.54%) IntelliJ
9 16 (2.26%) PHPUnit
9 16 (2.26%) TeamCity
10 14 (1.97%) Maven
11 13 (1.83%) Hudson
11 13 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
12 11 (1.55%) Ant
12 11 (1.55%) LoadRunner
13 10 (1.41%) Artifactory
13 10 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (1.27%) RSpec
15 8 (1.13%) JMeter
16 7 (0.99%) Eclipse
General
1 173 (24.40%) Telecoms
2 82 (11.57%) Finance
3 47 (6.63%) Marketing
4 44 (6.21%) Retail
5 35 (4.94%) Games
6 27 (3.81%) Manufacturing
7 26 (3.67%) Electronics
8 14 (1.97%) Advertising
9 5 (0.71%) Banking
10 4 (0.56%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.56%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.28%) Automotive
11 2 (0.28%) Avionics
11 2 (0.28%) French Language
11 2 (0.28%) Military
12 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 230 (32.44%) Developer
2 101 (14.25%) Software Engineer
3 81 (11.42%) Test Engineer
4 80 (11.28%) Analyst
5 78 (11.00%) Python Developer
6 59 (8.32%) Data Scientist
7 50 (7.05%) Java Developer
8 49 (6.91%) DevOps Engineer
9 48 (6.77%) Software Developer
10 46 (6.49%) Senior Developer
11 41 (5.78%) Software Test Engineer
12 31 (4.37%) Integration Engineer
12 31 (4.37%) Test and Integration Engineer
13 29 (4.09%) Test Analyst
14 28 (3.95%) Linux Engineer
15 26 (3.67%) Tester
16 25 (3.53%) Data Analyst
17 24 (3.39%) Django Developer
17 24 (3.39%) Python/Django Developer
17 24 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (13.82%) HTML
2 81 (11.42%) CSS
3 67 (9.45%) jQuery
4 64 (9.03%) XML
5 63 (8.89%) HTML5
6 62 (8.74%) AngularJS
7 58 (8.18%) REST
7 58 (8.18%) Spring
8 56 (7.90%) Hibernate
9 52 (7.33%) Django
10 45 (6.35%) LAMP
11 44 (6.21%) J2EE
12 41 (5.78%) .NET
13 36 (5.08%) JSON
13 36 (5.08%) Node.js
14 33 (4.65%) Web Services
15 32 (4.51%) Apache Camel
15 32 (4.51%) CSS3
16 31 (4.37%) Java EE
17 30 (4.23%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 118 (16.64%) Digital Media
2 98 (13.82%) Computer Science
3 96 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
4 66 (9.31%) Visualisation
5 58 (8.18%) Mathematics
6 25 (3.53%) Cybercrime
6 25 (3.53%) Physics
7 24 (3.39%) User Experience
8 22 (3.10%) Mobile App
9 19 (2.68%) Management Information System
10 14 (1.97%) Internet of Things
10 14 (1.97%) PKI
11 13 (1.83%) iPhone
12 12 (1.69%) Data Centre
13 10 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.27%) Algorithms
14 9 (1.27%) Artificial Intelligence
15 8 (1.13%) iPad
16 6 (0.85%) Data Structures
16 6 (0.85%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 328 (46.26%) Linux
2 140 (19.75%) Windows
3 94 (13.26%) Unix
4 72 (10.16%) Android
5 46 (6.49%) Apple iOS
6 23 (3.24%) Mac OS X
7 21 (2.96%) CentOS
7 21 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (2.54%) FreeBSD
9 13 (1.83%) Windows Phone
9 13 (1.83%) Windows Server
10 11 (1.55%) Solaris
11 10 (1.41%) Debian
12 8 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.85%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.56%) FreeNAS
15 3 (0.42%) Fedora
16 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (33.15%) Software Engineering
3 132 (18.62%) Continuous Integration
4 127 (17.91%) Cybersecurity
5 123 (17.35%) Scrum
6 112 (15.80%) DevOps
7 103 (14.53%) TDD
8 96 (13.54%) OO
9 88 (12.41%) Analytics
10 78 (11.00%) Data Analytics
10 78 (11.00%) Open Source
11 68 (9.59%) Configuration Management
12 63 (8.89%) Machine Learning
13 56 (7.90%) Mentoring
14 55 (7.76%) Integration Testing
15 53 (7.48%) Automated Testing
16 52 (7.33%) Data Analysis
17 50 (7.05%) SDLC
18 44 (6.21%) Web Development
19 43 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 364 (51.34%) Java
2 259 (36.53%) C++
3 208 (29.34%) JavaScript
4 196 (27.64%) Perl
5 173 (24.40%) Ruby
6 157 (22.14%) SQL
7 149 (21.02%) C#
8 125 (17.63%) C
9 121 (17.07%) Bash Shell
10 86 (12.13%) R
11 75 (10.58%) PHP
12 72 (10.16%) Scala
13 49 (6.91%) MATLAB
14 46 (6.49%) Go
14 46 (6.49%) Objective-C
15 31 (4.37%) VB
16 29 (4.09%) Shell Script
17 25 (3.53%) PowerShell
18 20 (2.82%) Groovy
19 17 (2.40%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 150 (21.16%) Degree
1 150 (21.16%) Security Cleared
2 96 (13.54%) DV Cleared
3 50 (7.05%) PhD
4 30 (4.23%) SC Cleared
5 22 (3.10%) ISEB
6 17 (2.40%) ISTQB
7 15 (2.12%) CISSP
7 15 (2.12%) GIAC
8 13 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.27%) SANS
10 8 (1.13%) CCNA
10 8 (1.13%) CompTIA Security+
10 8 (1.13%) MCSE
10 8 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (1.13%) Security+ Certification
11 6 (0.85%) Linux+ Certification
11 6 (0.85%) Network+ Certification
11 6 (0.85%) SSCP
12 5 (0.71%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.08%) QA
2 3 (0.42%) SDET
2 3 (0.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 45 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (3.53%) Docker
3 18 (2.54%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.26%) Xen
5 13 (1.83%) vSphere
6 11 (1.55%) XenServer
7 9 (1.27%) Active Directory
8 5 (0.71%) LXC
8 5 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.56%) Firmware
9 4 (0.56%) Samba
10 3 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.28%) NFS
12 1 (0.14%) Dovecot
12 1 (0.14%) Postfix
12 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 78 (11.00%) Puppet
2 62 (8.74%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (5.50%) Ansible
4 18 (2.54%) Salt
5 11 (1.55%) Cobbler
5 11 (1.55%) Terraform
5 11 (1.55%) Tivoli
6 8 (1.13%) Kibana
6 8 (1.13%) logstash
6 8 (1.13%) Nagios
7 4 (0.56%) CFEngine
7 4 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.42%) Graylog
8 3 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.42%) Nessus
8 3 (0.42%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.28%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.28%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.14%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 87 (12.27%) Oracle
2 54 (7.62%) VMware
3 37 (5.22%) Red Hat
4 32 (4.51%) Microsoft
5 29 (4.09%) Apple
6 24 (3.39%) Tableau
7 23 (3.24%) SAP
8 22 (3.10%) Cisco
9 15 (2.12%) TIBCO
10 13 (1.83%) HP
11 12 (1.69%) Google
12 11 (1.55%) EnterpriseDB
13 10 (1.41%) Atlassian
14 7 (0.99%) Dell
15 5 (0.71%) Omniture
16 4 (0.56%) Juniper
16 4 (0.56%) NetApp
16 4 (0.56%) Palo Alto
17 3 (0.42%) Rally
17 3 (0.42%) Veracode
Bath, Avon
Resource Group
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum £45,000 - £60,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Abide Financial
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Which?
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
CSC
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
BAE Systems
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Health, Pension + More
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago