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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 76 103 123
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +20
Permanent jobs citing Python 200 136 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.35% 2.57% 2.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.01% 4.46% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 153 115 83
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £47,500 £52,000
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
3329 3047 3108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.70% 57.48% 57.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2919 2728 2785
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 4 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 4 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 85 £43,750 +25.00% 22
Gloucestershire -2 47 £42,500 +1.19% 4
Dorset -4 25 £36,000 +53.19% 1
Somerset +15 23 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Devon -6 12 £42,750 +55.45% 7
Wiltshire -16 5 £33,750 +3.84% 1
Cornwall - 1 £45,000 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 232 (52.73%) Linux
2 170 (38.64%) Java
3 169 (38.41%) Perl
4 151 (34.32%) C++
5 133 (30.23%) HTML
6 132 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 125 (28.41%) Software Engineering
7 125 (28.41%) Ruby
8 123 (27.95%) Windows
9 120 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
10 111 (25.23%) PHP
11 109 (24.77%) MySQL
12 105 (23.86%) C#
13 98 (22.27%) CSS
14 92 (20.91%) SQL
15 91 (20.68%) Degree
16 88 (20.00%) C
17 81 (18.41%) Oracle
18 80 (18.18%) Security Cleared
19 75 (17.05%) Bash Shell
20 71 (16.14%) TCP/IP
21 68 (15.45%) OO
22 66 (15.00%) Open Source
23 65 (14.77%) HTML5
23 65 (14.77%) Firewall
24 64 (14.55%) .NET
25 61 (13.86%) UNIX
26 58 (13.18%) Puppet
27 57 (12.95%) DV Cleared
28 56 (12.73%) SQL Server

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 46 (10.45%) Apache
2 24 (5.45%) nginx
2 24 (5.45%) Node.js
3 23 (5.23%) MS Exchange
4 21 (4.77%) ArcGIS
5 16 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (3.41%) IIS
7 14 (3.18%) OpenStack
8 12 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (2.27%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.59%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.59%) ColdFusion
11 6 (1.36%) Gunicorn
12 4 (0.91%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.91%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.68%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.68%) SAS
14 2 (0.45%) JBoss
15 1 (0.23%) Joomla!
Applications
1 25 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.82%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.91%) NASTRAN
6 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.45%) SPSS
7 2 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.64%) SaaS
2 12 (2.73%) PaaS
3 7 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.91%) IaaS
5 4 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.91%) Google App Engine
6 3 (0.68%) HP Helion
7 2 (0.45%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.45%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.23%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 71 (16.14%) TCP/IP
2 65 (14.77%) Firewall
3 49 (11.14%) Internet
4 38 (8.64%) HTTP
5 34 (7.73%) VPN
6 21 (4.77%) DNS
7 19 (4.32%) Intrusion Detection
8 18 (4.09%) WAN
9 17 (3.86%) Wireshark
9 17 (3.86%) SMTP
10 14 (3.18%) LAN
11 13 (2.95%) Ethernet
12 12 (2.73%) DLNA
12 12 (2.73%) tcpdump
13 11 (2.50%) Network Security
13 11 (2.50%) LDAP
14 10 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (1.59%) NAS
15 7 (1.59%) SNMP
15 7 (1.59%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (24.77%) MySQL
2 56 (12.73%) SQL Server
3 44 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 37 (8.41%) NoSQL
5 25 (5.68%) Relational Database
6 19 (4.32%) Hadoop
7 17 (3.86%) MongoDB
7 17 (3.86%) Big Data
8 16 (3.64%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.05%) CouchDB
10 7 (1.59%) SQLite
10 7 (1.59%) Spotfire
10 7 (1.59%) MariaDB
11 6 (1.36%) DB2
11 6 (1.36%) Informix
11 6 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.36%) IDMS
12 4 (0.91%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (0.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 47 (10.68%) Git (software)
2 23 (5.23%) Jenkins
3 19 (4.32%) Subversion
4 17 (3.86%) Hudson
5 14 (3.18%) Mercurial
6 12 (2.73%) Selenium
7 9 (2.05%) Cucumber
8 8 (1.82%) SpecFlow
8 8 (1.82%) Eclipse
8 8 (1.82%) JUnit
8 8 (1.82%) WebDriver
8 8 (1.82%) TestNG
8 8 (1.82%) NUnit
9 6 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.91%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.91%) Ant
10 4 (0.91%) Maven
11 3 (0.68%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.68%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.68%) Gradle
General
1 43 (9.77%) Aerospace
2 31 (7.05%) Finance
3 20 (4.55%) Electronics
4 15 (3.41%) Military
5 13 (2.95%) Banking
6 11 (2.50%) Games
7 10 (2.27%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.82%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.82%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.59%) Retail
10 5 (1.14%) Marketing
11 4 (0.91%) Advertising
11 4 (0.91%) Law
12 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 147 (33.41%) Developer
2 112 (25.45%) Software Engineer
3 67 (15.23%) Software Developer
4 46 (10.45%) Consultant
5 37 (8.41%) Analyst
6 23 (5.23%) Web Developer
6 23 (5.23%) Python Developer
7 20 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
8 19 (4.32%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 17 (3.86%) Senior Analyst
9 17 (3.86%) Administrator
10 15 (3.41%) GIS Consultant
11 14 (3.18%) Systems Administrator
12 13 (2.95%) Senior Software Engineer
13 12 (2.73%) Test Engineer
13 12 (2.73%) Technical Consultant
13 12 (2.73%) Linux Engineer
14 11 (2.50%) Support Engineer
14 11 (2.50%) Senior Developer
14 11 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (30.23%) HTML
2 98 (22.27%) CSS
3 65 (14.77%) HTML5
4 64 (14.55%) .NET
5 53 (12.05%) jQuery
6 43 (9.77%) XML
7 34 (7.73%) Django
8 26 (5.91%) REST
9 19 (4.32%) AngularJS
10 18 (4.09%) Web Services
10 18 (4.09%) Java EE
10 18 (4.09%) JSON
11 17 (3.86%) CSS3
12 16 (3.64%) Sass
13 15 (3.41%) Flask
14 14 (3.18%) Middleware
15 12 (2.73%) J2EE
15 12 (2.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 11 (2.50%) STL
16 11 (2.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 66 (15.00%) Open Source
2 51 (11.59%) Computer Science
3 32 (7.27%) Mathematics
4 27 (6.14%) GIS
5 19 (4.32%) Algorithms
5 19 (4.32%) Management Information System
6 18 (4.09%) Physics
7 17 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (2.95%) MPEG
9 12 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (2.73%) Device Driver
9 12 (2.73%) PKI
10 11 (2.50%) Visualisation
11 9 (2.05%) Clustering
12 7 (1.59%) Derivative
12 7 (1.59%) Social Media
12 7 (1.59%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.36%) Replication
13 6 (1.36%) Statistics
14 5 (1.14%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 232 (52.73%) Linux
2 123 (27.95%) Windows
3 61 (13.86%) UNIX
4 40 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (7.73%) Android
6 31 (7.05%) Ubuntu
7 27 (6.14%) CentOS
8 25 (5.68%) Apple iOS
9 20 (4.55%) Solaris
10 18 (4.09%) Debian
11 13 (2.95%) Oracle Linux
12 9 (2.05%) Mac OS X
13 8 (1.82%) Fedora
14 6 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (1.14%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
17 1 (0.23%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (28.41%) Software Engineering
2 120 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (15.45%) OO
4 51 (11.59%) Configuration Management
5 46 (10.45%) Cyber Security
6 45 (10.23%) DevOps
7 42 (9.55%) Scrum
8 41 (9.32%) Mentoring
9 38 (8.64%) TDD
10 36 (8.18%) Web Development
11 35 (7.95%) Software Architecture
12 32 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (5.45%) MVC
14 23 (5.23%) E-Commerce
15 22 (5.00%) Multithreading
16 21 (4.77%) Time Management
17 20 (4.55%) OOD
18 19 (4.32%) OOP
18 19 (4.32%) OOA/OOD
19 18 (4.09%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 170 (38.64%) Java
2 169 (38.41%) Perl
3 151 (34.32%) C++
4 132 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 125 (28.41%) Ruby
6 111 (25.23%) PHP
7 105 (23.86%) C#
8 92 (20.91%) SQL
9 88 (20.00%) C
10 75 (17.05%) Bash Shell
11 49 (11.14%) PowerShell
12 19 (4.32%) Shell Script
13 15 (3.41%) Objective-C
14 11 (2.50%) Assembly Language
14 11 (2.50%) TypeScript
15 10 (2.27%) Lua
16 8 (1.82%) Groovy
17 7 (1.59%) Bourne shell
17 7 (1.59%) CFML
18 6 (1.36%) Dart
Qualifications
1 91 (20.68%) Degree
2 80 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 57 (12.95%) DV Cleared
4 38 (8.64%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.95%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (2.95%) CCNA
6 12 (2.73%) VCP4
7 9 (2.05%) ISEB
8 8 (1.82%) RHCSA
9 7 (1.59%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.36%) PhD
11 4 (0.91%) HND
12 3 (0.68%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.45%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.23%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (7.27%) Active Directory
3 25 (5.68%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.73%) Samba
5 10 (2.27%) Docker
6 9 (2.05%) KVM
7 7 (1.59%) qmail
7 7 (1.59%) Varnish
8 5 (1.14%) Snort
9 4 (0.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.91%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.68%) Xen
10 3 (0.68%) Firmware
10 3 (0.68%) LXC
11 2 (0.45%) RHEV
11 2 (0.45%) oVirt
11 2 (0.45%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.45%) NFS
11 2 (0.45%) Gluster
11 2 (0.45%) Squid
Systems Management
1 58 (13.18%) Puppet
2 49 (11.14%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (5.91%) Nagios
4 20 (4.55%) Zenoss
4 20 (4.55%) Ansible
5 13 (2.95%) Salt
6 11 (2.50%) Vagrant
7 8 (1.82%) ZABBIX
8 7 (1.59%) Munin
8 7 (1.59%) yum
8 7 (1.59%) Icinga
8 7 (1.59%) HAProxy
9 5 (1.14%) Graphite
10 4 (0.91%) Oracle Identity Management
11 3 (0.68%) CFEngine
12 2 (0.45%) SELinux
12 2 (0.45%) CA Spectrum
12 2 (0.45%) OPNET
12 2 (0.45%) OpenView
12 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 81 (18.41%) Oracle
2 46 (10.45%) VMware
3 40 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 32 (7.27%) Red Hat
5 21 (4.77%) ESRI
6 10 (2.27%) Sybase
7 9 (2.05%) Cisco
7 9 (2.05%) TIBCO
8 7 (1.59%) Google
8 7 (1.59%) Adobe
8 7 (1.59%) Percona
9 6 (1.36%) F5
10 5 (1.14%) HP
11 4 (0.91%) Rackspace
11 4 (0.91%) NetApp
11 4 (0.91%) CheckPoint
11 4 (0.91%) SolarWinds
12 3 (0.68%) Zend
12 3 (0.68%) SAP
13 2 (0.45%) CA
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + profit-share and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum, Benefits bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £60k to £85k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ARM Technology
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: 25 days holiday, flexitime, healthcare,pension,shares,death in service
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Technology Leaders
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits and some remote working (
Posted: 6 days ago
Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheltenham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 days ago