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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 40 94 137
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +43
Permanent jobs citing Python 342 161 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.72% 2.65% 1.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.00% 4.70% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 239 133 71
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +24.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -
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
3419 3422 2891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.17% 56.25% 57.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2932 2929 2577
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +35 167 £67,500 +58.82% 14
Gloucestershire +6 96 £45,000 +20.00% 18
Wiltshire +19 27 £41,500 - 5
Somerset +2 25 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Devon 0 14 £25,000 -54.54% 5
Dorset - 8 £38,500 - 2
Cornwall -10 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 370 (59.29%) Linux
2 299 (47.92%) Java
3 262 (41.99%) Software Engineering
4 236 (37.82%) Perl
5 230 (36.86%) Ruby
6 206 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
7 203 (32.53%) C++
8 178 (28.53%) VMware
9 168 (26.92%) Git (software)
10 153 (24.52%) VMware Infrastructure
11 144 (23.08%) JavaScript
12 141 (22.60%) C
13 137 (21.96%) Degree
14 132 (21.15%) Bash Shell
15 129 (20.67%) DevOps
16 122 (19.55%) HTML
17 119 (19.07%) Continuous Integration
17 119 (19.07%) Puppet
18 117 (18.75%) UNIX
19 116 (18.59%) Oracle
20 112 (17.95%) PHP
21 110 (17.63%) Configuration Management
21 110 (17.63%) Amazon AWS
22 101 (16.19%) CSS
23 98 (15.71%) Telecoms
24 95 (15.22%) Jenkins
25 91 (14.58%) C#
26 86 (13.78%) MySQL
26 86 (13.78%) SDLC
27 81 (12.98%) Opscode Chef

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 72 (11.54%) Apache
2 68 (10.90%) OpenStack
3 36 (5.77%) Tomcat
4 35 (5.61%) Elasticsearch
5 32 (5.13%) nginx
6 30 (4.81%) Node.js
7 17 (2.72%) WebLogic
8 14 (2.24%) IIS
8 14 (2.24%) JBoss
9 12 (1.92%) ArcGIS
10 9 (1.44%) Mule
11 8 (1.28%) SAS
12 6 (0.96%) CMS
12 6 (0.96%) GlassFish
12 6 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (0.96%) Mule ESB
13 5 (0.80%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.80%) Apache Pig
13 5 (0.80%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (1.12%) MS Excel
1 7 (1.12%) SPSS
2 3 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.48%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.48%) MS Office
3 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 110 (17.63%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (12.50%) SaaS
3 75 (12.02%) PaaS
4 47 (7.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 46 (7.37%) IaaS
5 46 (7.37%) Google App Engine
6 31 (4.97%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
8 22 (3.53%) HP Helion
9 16 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.96%) Heroku
10 6 (0.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.64%) GitHub
12 2 (0.32%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 74 (11.86%) TCP/IP
2 58 (9.29%) Internet
3 38 (6.09%) HTTP
4 32 (5.13%) Firewall
5 27 (4.33%) DNS
6 23 (3.69%) WAN
7 22 (3.53%) Intrusion Detection
8 20 (3.21%) LAN
9 11 (1.76%) SMTP
9 11 (1.76%) Network Security
10 10 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (1.60%) PSTN
10 10 (1.60%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (1.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 10 (1.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 10 (1.60%) Cisco ISE
11 9 (1.44%) DLNA
12 7 (1.12%) DHCP
13 6 (0.96%) NAS
14 5 (0.80%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (13.78%) MySQL
2 70 (11.22%) Big Data
3 44 (7.05%) Hadoop
3 44 (7.05%) MongoDB
4 38 (6.09%) NoSQL
5 33 (5.29%) SQL Server
6 30 (4.81%) Relational Database
7 26 (4.17%) RDBMS
8 17 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
10 12 (1.92%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.80%) Apache Hive
13 5 (0.80%) Sqoop
14 3 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.48%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.32%) SQLite
15 2 (0.32%) CouchDB
15 2 (0.32%) HBase
Development Applications
1 168 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 95 (15.22%) Jenkins
3 76 (12.18%) Hudson
4 70 (11.22%) Maven
5 69 (11.06%) Artifactory
6 63 (10.10%) Gradle
7 60 (9.62%) Ant
8 23 (3.69%) Subversion
9 20 (3.21%) ClearCase
10 18 (2.88%) Selenium
10 18 (2.88%) Cucumber
11 13 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
12 12 (1.92%) JIRA
13 9 (1.44%) Eclipse
13 9 (1.44%) Visual Studio
14 6 (0.96%) JUnit
14 6 (0.96%) IntelliJ
15 4 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
15 4 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
16 3 (0.48%) WebDriver
General
1 98 (15.71%) Telecoms
2 46 (7.37%) Finance
3 44 (7.05%) Electronics
4 30 (4.81%) Marketing
5 29 (4.65%) Manufacturing
6 27 (4.33%) Military
7 18 (2.88%) Games
8 11 (1.76%) Retail
9 9 (1.44%) Law
10 6 (0.96%) Aerospace
10 6 (0.96%) Back Office
11 5 (0.80%) Advertising
11 5 (0.80%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.64%) Banking
13 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.16%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 215 (34.46%) Software Engineer
2 161 (25.80%) Developer
3 70 (11.22%) Software Developer
4 68 (10.90%) Senior Software Engineer
5 67 (10.74%) DevOps Engineer
6 51 (8.17%) Analyst
7 44 (7.05%) Cloud Engineer
8 41 (6.57%) Senior Developer
9 36 (5.77%) C++ Developer
9 36 (5.77%) Principal Engineer
9 36 (5.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 34 (5.45%) Administrator
10 34 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
11 33 (5.29%) Principal Software Engineer
12 30 (4.81%) Systems Engineer
13 23 (3.69%) Senior Analyst
13 23 (3.69%) Test Engineer
14 16 (2.56%) Programmer
14 16 (2.56%) Cloud Software Engineer
15 15 (2.40%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (19.55%) HTML
2 101 (16.19%) CSS
3 81 (12.98%) HTML5
4 70 (11.22%) jQuery
5 67 (10.74%) Web Services
6 51 (8.17%) CSS3
7 47 (7.53%) REST
7 47 (7.53%) Middleware
8 43 (6.89%) XML
8 43 (6.89%) .NET
9 37 (5.93%) LAMP
10 33 (5.29%) Spring
11 32 (5.13%) J2EE
12 31 (4.97%) STL
13 30 (4.81%) Hibernate
14 27 (4.33%) Apache Camel
15 26 (4.17%) JSON
16 24 (3.85%) MCollective
17 22 (3.53%) SOAP
18 20 (3.21%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 71 (11.38%) Digital Media
2 61 (9.78%) Computer Science
3 46 (7.37%) Visualisation
4 41 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (4.97%) Mathematics
5 31 (4.97%) Management Information System
6 28 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (4.17%) DTV
8 23 (3.69%) Data Centre
9 21 (3.37%) Algorithms
10 20 (3.21%) Public Cloud
10 20 (3.21%) PKI
11 16 (2.56%) User Experience
12 11 (1.76%) Statistics
12 11 (1.76%) GIS
13 10 (1.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 9 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
14 9 (1.44%) MPEG
15 7 (1.12%) Mobile App
15 7 (1.12%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 370 (59.29%) Linux
2 117 (18.75%) UNIX
3 66 (10.58%) Windows
4 34 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (4.97%) Ubuntu
6 26 (4.17%) Android
7 15 (2.40%) CentOS
8 14 (2.24%) Solaris
9 11 (1.76%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (1.12%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.80%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.64%) Debian
12 4 (0.64%) Fedora
13 3 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.32%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (41.99%) Software Engineering
2 206 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (20.67%) DevOps
4 119 (19.07%) Continuous Integration
5 110 (17.63%) Configuration Management
6 86 (13.78%) SDLC
7 68 (10.90%) OO
7 68 (10.90%) TDD
8 64 (10.26%) Scrum
9 61 (9.78%) Open Source
10 57 (9.13%) Cyber Security
11 49 (7.85%) Business Intelligence
11 49 (7.85%) Data Management
12 48 (7.69%) Mentoring
13 46 (7.37%) Analytics
14 44 (7.05%) Continuous Delivery
15 36 (5.77%) MVC
16 29 (4.65%) Test Scripting
17 27 (4.33%) Time Management
18 26 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 299 (47.92%) Java
2 236 (37.82%) Perl
3 230 (36.86%) Ruby
4 203 (32.53%) C++
5 144 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 141 (22.60%) C
7 132 (21.15%) Bash Shell
8 112 (17.95%) PHP
9 91 (14.58%) C#
10 75 (12.02%) Scala
10 75 (12.02%) Clojure
11 55 (8.81%) SQL
12 47 (7.53%) PowerShell
13 35 (5.61%) Shell Script
14 22 (3.53%) R
15 19 (3.04%) Jython
16 18 (2.88%) Assembly Language
17 13 (2.08%) Groovy
18 11 (1.76%) Go
19 9 (1.44%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 137 (21.96%) Degree
2 80 (12.82%) Security Cleared
3 54 (8.65%) DV Cleared
4 50 (8.01%) SC Cleared
5 30 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (3.21%) CCNA
7 10 (1.60%) CCNP
8 6 (0.96%) EMC Certification
8 6 (0.96%) CCIE
9 4 (0.64%) HND
9 4 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.64%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.32%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.32%) MCSE
10 2 (0.32%) PhD
11 1 (0.16%) ISEB
11 1 (0.16%) MCSA
11 1 (0.16%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.16%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.72%) QA
2 11 (1.76%) SLA
3 10 (1.60%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 153 (24.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (11.70%) Docker
3 50 (8.01%) Xen
4 46 (7.37%) KVM
5 42 (6.73%) LXC
6 27 (4.33%) Hyper-V
7 19 (3.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 16 (2.56%) VirtualBox
9 7 (1.12%) Active Directory
10 6 (0.96%) Firmware
11 5 (0.80%) XenApp
11 5 (0.80%) Apache Flume
12 4 (0.64%) vSphere
12 4 (0.64%) Samba
13 3 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.32%) Varnish
14 2 (0.32%) XenServer
15 1 (0.16%) NFS
15 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 119 (19.07%) Puppet
2 81 (12.98%) Opscode Chef
3 59 (9.46%) Nagios
4 42 (6.73%) Ansible
5 33 (5.29%) Graphite
6 24 (3.85%) Vagrant
7 20 (3.21%) Salt
8 16 (2.56%) Oracle Identity Management
9 11 (1.76%) CA Spectrum
9 11 (1.76%) ZABBIX
9 11 (1.76%) Zenoss
10 10 (1.60%) Cisco UCCE
10 10 (1.60%) Cisco CUCM
10 10 (1.60%) Cisco UCCX
11 8 (1.28%) Kibana
12 6 (0.96%) Opsview
13 3 (0.48%) Kubernetes
13 3 (0.48%) Capistrano
13 3 (0.48%) SCCM
13 3 (0.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 178 (28.53%) VMware
2 116 (18.59%) Oracle
3 55 (8.81%) Google
4 45 (7.21%) Red Hat
5 36 (5.77%) Cisco
6 33 (5.29%) Microsoft
7 31 (4.97%) Rackspace
8 24 (3.85%) SAP
8 24 (3.85%) HP
9 15 (2.40%) Adobe
10 11 (1.76%) F5
10 11 (1.76%) Juniper
10 11 (1.76%) CA
11 10 (1.60%) McAfee
11 10 (1.60%) ESRI
11 10 (1.60%) Nimsoft
11 10 (1.60%) Splunk
11 10 (1.60%) Blue Coat
11 10 (1.60%) IBM
11 10 (1.60%) Intel
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Working from home!
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + negotiable + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Incentive
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 35,000 - 65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 35,000 - 65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 35,000 - 65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 + £55,000 & an Outstanding Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 + £55,000 & an Outstanding Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k+
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago