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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 96 131 93
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -38
Permanent jobs citing Python 160 82 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.60% 1.60% 2.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.64% 2.81% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 134 73 115
Average salary £40,750 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,250 £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
3446 2923 3055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.10% 57.05% 53.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2952 2609 2791
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,725
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 1 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 1 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 +28 56 £37,500 +15.38% 12
Bristol +25 56 £42,500 +25.00% 10
Somerset +1 29 £37,500 +25.00% 5
Wiltshire -5 7 £41,500 +27.69% 1
Devon -15 7 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Cornwall +3 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 183 (45.30%) Java
2 182 (45.05%) Linux
3 157 (38.86%) C++
4 144 (35.64%) Ruby
5 136 (33.66%) JavaScript
6 113 (27.97%) HTML
7 112 (27.72%) Perl
8 109 (26.98%) Software Engineering
9 107 (26.49%) Degree
9 107 (26.49%) C
9 107 (26.49%) C#
10 99 (24.50%) PHP
11 90 (22.28%) Windows
12 87 (21.53%) SQL
12 87 (21.53%) jQuery
13 83 (20.54%) MySQL
14 82 (20.30%) Computer Science
15 74 (18.32%) Security Cleared
16 72 (17.82%) Bash Shell
17 69 (17.08%) TDD
17 69 (17.08%) CSS
18 64 (15.84%) Git (software)
19 58 (14.36%) Open Source
19 58 (14.36%) .NET
20 53 (13.12%) Telecoms
21 49 (12.13%) OO
22 48 (11.88%) Django
23 45 (11.14%) XML
23 45 (11.14%) Scrum
24 44 (10.89%) PostgreSQL

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 34 (8.42%) Apache
2 13 (3.22%) ArcGIS
3 11 (2.72%) Tomcat
3 11 (2.72%) WordPress
4 10 (2.48%) nginx
4 10 (2.48%) IIS
4 10 (2.48%) Gunicorn
5 8 (1.98%) Tornado
5 8 (1.98%) ColdFusion
6 7 (1.73%) Node.js
7 4 (0.99%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.99%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.50%) SAS
8 2 (0.50%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.50%) CMS
8 2 (0.50%) Zimbra
8 2 (0.50%) Drupal
9 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.25%) Joomla!
Applications
1 16 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.97%) NASTRAN
3 6 (1.49%) MS Office
4 4 (0.99%) Abaqus
5 2 (0.50%) SPSS
5 2 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.22%) SaaS
2 10 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.49%) Google Apps
4 4 (0.99%) Office 365
5 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.74%) Trello
6 1 (0.25%) IaaS
6 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (8.91%) Internet
2 31 (7.67%) TCP/IP
3 27 (6.68%) IPv6
4 26 (6.44%) IPv4
5 20 (4.95%) HTTP
6 17 (4.21%) VoIP
7 14 (3.47%) iSCSI
7 14 (3.47%) Fibre Channel
8 13 (3.22%) SAN
8 13 (3.22%) WAN
8 13 (3.22%) DNS
9 12 (2.97%) LTE
9 12 (2.97%) 4G
10 11 (2.72%) LDAP
11 10 (2.48%) SSL
12 8 (1.98%) Firewall
12 8 (1.98%) Wireless
13 7 (1.73%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (1.49%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (20.54%) MySQL
2 44 (10.89%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (7.43%) SQL Server
4 23 (5.69%) Relational Database
5 18 (4.46%) NoSQL
6 14 (3.47%) RDBMS
6 14 (3.47%) Big Data
7 8 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.73%) SQLite
8 7 (1.73%) CouchDB
9 5 (1.24%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.24%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.99%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.25%) Redis
12 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 64 (15.84%) Git (software)
2 40 (9.90%) Subversion
3 17 (4.21%) Selenium
4 15 (3.71%) GCC
4 15 (3.71%) GDB
5 11 (2.72%) FitNesse
5 11 (2.72%) JIRA
6 10 (2.48%) JMeter
7 7 (1.73%) SoapUI
7 7 (1.73%) Ranorex
8 6 (1.49%) WebDriver
8 6 (1.49%) Bugzilla
8 6 (1.49%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.99%) WATIR
9 4 (0.99%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.99%) WatiN
10 3 (0.74%) Maven
10 3 (0.74%) TestComplete
10 3 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 53 (13.12%) Telecoms
2 34 (8.42%) Aerospace
3 29 (7.18%) Finance
4 27 (6.68%) Manufacturing
5 15 (3.71%) Electronics
6 12 (2.97%) Military
7 10 (2.48%) Games
8 9 (2.23%) Marketing
9 5 (1.24%) Banking
9 5 (1.24%) Retail
10 2 (0.50%) Publishing
10 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 173 (42.82%) Developer
2 76 (18.81%) Software Engineer
3 40 (9.90%) Web Developer
4 38 (9.41%) Software Developer
4 38 (9.41%) Python Developer
5 36 (8.91%) Consultant
6 30 (7.43%) Senior Developer
7 29 (7.18%) Junior
8 26 (6.44%) Junior Developer
9 24 (5.94%) Analyst
9 24 (5.94%) PHP Developer
10 23 (5.69%) PHP Web Developer
10 23 (5.69%) Senior Python Developer
11 18 (4.46%) C++ Developer
12 17 (4.21%) Administrator
12 17 (4.21%) Tester
12 17 (4.21%) Systems Administrator
13 16 (3.96%) Support Engineer
14 14 (3.47%) Java Developer
15 13 (3.22%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (27.97%) HTML
2 87 (21.53%) jQuery
3 69 (17.08%) CSS
4 58 (14.36%) .NET
5 48 (11.88%) Django
6 45 (11.14%) XML
7 39 (9.65%) HTML5
8 38 (9.41%) AngularJS
9 32 (7.92%) LAMP
10 28 (6.93%) STL
11 23 (5.69%) Ajax
11 23 (5.69%) Leaflet
11 23 (5.69%) Flask
12 20 (4.95%) JSON
13 19 (4.70%) Web Services
14 17 (4.21%) SOAP
14 17 (4.21%) XHTML
14 17 (4.21%) ASP.NET
14 17 (4.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 12 (2.97%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 82 (20.30%) Computer Science
2 58 (14.36%) Open Source
3 34 (8.42%) Digital Media
4 30 (7.43%) Mathematics
5 23 (5.69%) GIS
6 19 (4.70%) Mobile App
7 15 (3.71%) Management Information System
8 14 (3.47%) Physics
9 12 (2.97%) W3C
10 9 (2.23%) PKI
10 9 (2.23%) Embedded Systems
11 8 (1.98%) DTV
11 8 (1.98%) Device Driver
12 6 (1.49%) Graphic Design
12 6 (1.49%) Xbox
12 6 (1.49%) Internet of Things
13 5 (1.24%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.24%) Data Integration
13 5 (1.24%) Statistics
13 5 (1.24%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 182 (45.05%) Linux
2 90 (22.28%) Windows
3 40 (9.90%) UNIX
4 27 (6.68%) Apple iOS
5 23 (5.69%) Ubuntu
6 19 (4.70%) Solaris
7 16 (3.96%) Debian
7 16 (3.96%) Android
8 14 (3.47%) CentOS
9 12 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (2.23%) Mac OS X
11 8 (1.98%) Fedora
12 7 (1.73%) Embedded Linux
12 7 (1.73%) SUSE
13 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (26.98%) Software Engineering
2 69 (17.08%) TDD
3 49 (12.13%) OO
4 45 (11.14%) Scrum
5 42 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (8.42%) MVC
7 31 (7.67%) Web Development
8 29 (7.18%) Configuration Management
9 25 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (5.94%) E-Commerce
11 16 (3.96%) Multithreading
11 16 (3.96%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (3.71%) Automated Testing
13 14 (3.47%) Risk Management
13 14 (3.47%) Information Security
13 14 (3.47%) Test Automation
14 13 (3.22%) Programme Management
15 12 (2.97%) Identity Management
16 11 (2.72%) ITIL
16 11 (2.72%) UML
Programming Languages
1 183 (45.30%) Java
2 157 (38.86%) C++
3 144 (35.64%) Ruby
4 136 (33.66%) JavaScript
5 112 (27.72%) Perl
6 107 (26.49%) C
6 107 (26.49%) C#
7 99 (24.50%) PHP
8 87 (21.53%) SQL
9 72 (17.82%) Bash Shell
10 23 (5.69%) TypeScript
11 20 (4.95%) PowerShell
12 18 (4.46%) Assembly Language
13 17 (4.21%) VB
14 16 (3.96%) Shell Script
15 15 (3.71%) Objective-C
16 13 (3.22%) Lisp
16 13 (3.22%) PHP5
17 12 (2.97%) ECMAScript
17 12 (2.97%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 107 (26.49%) Degree
2 74 (18.32%) Security Cleared
3 35 (8.66%) SC Cleared
4 27 (6.68%) DV Cleared
5 15 (3.71%) PhD
6 10 (2.48%) ISEB
7 5 (1.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.50%) HND
9 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.25%) RHCE
9 1 (0.25%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.25%) CCNP
9 1 (0.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.95%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (7.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (3.96%) Samba
3 14 (3.47%) Xen
4 13 (3.22%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.97%) GPFS
6 11 (2.72%) Terminal Services
6 11 (2.72%) NFS
7 10 (2.48%) Active Directory
8 5 (1.24%) KVM
8 5 (1.24%) RHEV
9 4 (0.99%) XenApp
10 1 (0.25%) Squid
Systems Management
1 16 (3.96%) Nagios
2 11 (2.72%) OPNET
2 11 (2.72%) SolarWinds Orion
2 11 (2.72%) OpenView
2 11 (2.72%) CA Spectrum
3 8 (1.98%) Bcfg2
4 7 (1.73%) Puppet
5 3 (0.74%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.50%) logstash
7 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.25%) YUM
7 1 (0.25%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.25%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.25%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (9.16%) VMware
2 32 (7.92%) Microsoft
3 21 (5.20%) Red Hat
3 21 (5.20%) Oracle
4 19 (4.70%) Cisco
5 17 (4.21%) HP
5 17 (4.21%) CA
6 13 (3.22%) Zend
7 12 (2.97%) ESRI
7 12 (2.97%) Citrix
8 11 (2.72%) Juniper
8 11 (2.72%) Riverbed
8 11 (2.72%) SolarWinds
8 11 (2.72%) F5
9 9 (2.23%) Sencha
10 8 (1.98%) SAP
11 7 (1.73%) Compuware
12 6 (1.49%) BMC
12 6 (1.49%) Google
12 6 (1.49%) NetScout
Somerset
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 36000 - 38000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £36000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £28500 per annum - Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum - benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Options
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £47000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum - benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Old Street
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Cirencester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
DP Connect
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus + Healthcare
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £37500 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago