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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 35 52 94
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +42
Permanent jobs citing Python 385 294 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.90% 4.96% 2.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.61% 8.86% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 307 223 138
Median salary £50,000 £46,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
3053 3320 3397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 54.71% 56.01% 55.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2606 2880 2947
Median salary £41,500 £39,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.41% +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +7 161 £45,000 - 21
Bristol -8 102 £62,500 -7.40% 18
Devon +33 52 £42,500 +70.00% 8
Somerset +11 39 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Wiltshire -7 15 £43,000 -12.24% 4
Dorset +21 13 £45,000 +16.88% 3
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 425 (56.37%) Java
2 335 (44.43%) Linux
3 333 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
4 299 (39.66%) C++
5 276 (36.60%) Software Engineering
6 243 (32.23%) JavaScript
7 198 (26.26%) Perl
8 187 (24.80%) Security Cleared
9 184 (24.40%) C#
10 175 (23.21%) Degree
11 169 (22.41%) SQL
12 162 (21.49%) Ruby
13 160 (21.22%) C
14 157 (20.82%) Big Data
15 149 (19.76%) Telecoms
16 142 (18.83%) Scrum
17 140 (18.57%) Cybersecurity
18 129 (17.11%) Bash Shell
19 127 (16.84%) Windows
19 127 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
20 125 (16.58%) Hadoop
20 125 (16.58%) DevOps
21 121 (16.05%) DV Cleared
22 118 (15.65%) Finance
23 115 (15.25%) HTML
24 114 (15.12%) Git (software)
25 113 (14.99%) TDD
26 111 (14.72%) MySQL
27 110 (14.59%) Unix
28 109 (14.46%) Computer Science

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 94 (12.47%) Apache Spark
2 73 (9.68%) Apache Pig
3 58 (7.69%) JBoss
4 55 (7.29%) WebLogic
5 48 (6.37%) SAS
6 46 (6.10%) Tomcat
7 41 (5.44%) Elasticsearch
8 38 (5.04%) OpenStack
9 28 (3.71%) WebSphere
10 24 (3.18%) Mule
10 24 (3.18%) Mule ESB
11 19 (2.52%) Apache Solr
11 19 (2.52%) Confluence
12 18 (2.39%) Jetty
13 17 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
14 16 (2.12%) Apache
15 14 (1.86%) CloudStack
16 13 (1.72%) nginx
17 7 (0.93%) IIS
17 7 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 36 (4.77%) SPSS
2 10 (1.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.40%) MS Office
3 3 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.27%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.13%) HipChat
5 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.13%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 30 (3.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 82 (10.88%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (6.10%) SaaS
3 31 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.19%) GitHub
7 4 (0.53%) IaaS
7 4 (0.53%) PaaS
8 3 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.40%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.40%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.40%) Route 53
8 3 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.13%) G Suite
10 1 (0.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 61 (8.09%) Internet
2 50 (6.63%) TCP/IP
3 37 (4.91%) Firewall
4 29 (3.85%) HTTP
5 20 (2.65%) SSL
6 14 (1.86%) HTTPS
6 14 (1.86%) ICMP
7 12 (1.59%) DNS
7 12 (1.59%) Wireless
8 10 (1.33%) Modbus
8 10 (1.33%) Network Security
8 10 (1.33%) RS-485
9 9 (1.19%) SMTP
10 8 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (0.93%) Software-Defined Networking
12 6 (0.80%) VPN
13 5 (0.66%) Wireshark
14 4 (0.53%) NAS
15 2 (0.27%) Software-Defined Radio
15 2 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (20.82%) Big Data
2 125 (16.58%) Hadoop
3 111 (14.72%) MySQL
4 108 (14.32%) MongoDB
5 84 (11.14%) Apache Hive
6 76 (10.08%) NoSQL
7 55 (7.29%) PostgreSQL
8 54 (7.16%) SQL Server
9 30 (3.98%) Relational Database
10 29 (3.85%) Data Mining
11 27 (3.58%) Apache Cassandra
12 26 (3.45%) RDBMS
13 24 (3.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 20 (2.65%) Couchbase
15 17 (2.25%) QlikView
16 16 (2.12%) Neo4j
17 15 (1.99%) Redis
18 13 (1.72%) Amazon Redshift
19 12 (1.59%) Parquet
20 11 (1.46%) Impala
Development Applications
1 114 (15.12%) Git (software)
2 71 (9.42%) Jenkins
3 69 (9.15%) JIRA
4 66 (8.75%) Selenium
5 43 (5.70%) Cucumber
6 30 (3.98%) JUnit
7 24 (3.18%) IntelliJ
8 18 (2.39%) Subversion
9 16 (2.12%) TeamCity
10 14 (1.86%) PHPUnit
11 12 (1.59%) LoadRunner
12 11 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (1.33%) JMeter
13 10 (1.33%) Maven
14 6 (0.80%) Bitbucket
14 6 (0.80%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.80%) RSpec
15 5 (0.66%) Ant
16 4 (0.53%) Hudson
16 4 (0.53%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 149 (19.76%) Telecoms
2 118 (15.65%) Finance
3 69 (9.15%) Retail
4 58 (7.69%) Marketing
5 44 (5.84%) Games
6 41 (5.44%) Manufacturing
7 32 (4.24%) Electronics
8 18 (2.39%) Banking
9 14 (1.86%) Advertising
10 8 (1.06%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.53%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.40%) Military
13 1 (0.13%) Automotive
13 1 (0.13%) Avionics
13 1 (0.13%) French Language
13 1 (0.13%) Legal
13 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 216 (28.65%) Developer
2 128 (16.98%) Software Engineer
3 89 (11.80%) Test Engineer
4 73 (9.68%) Python Developer
5 72 (9.55%) Analyst
6 70 (9.28%) Java Developer
7 66 (8.75%) Data Scientist
8 54 (7.16%) DevOps Engineer
9 45 (5.97%) Software Test Engineer
10 43 (5.70%) Software Developer
11 42 (5.57%) Senior Developer
12 35 (4.64%) Integration Engineer
12 35 (4.64%) Test and Integration Engineer
13 34 (4.51%) Architect
14 31 (4.11%) Test Analyst
15 28 (3.71%) Consultant
15 28 (3.71%) Senior Java Developer
16 25 (3.32%) Systems Engineer
17 23 (3.05%) Java Engineer
18 22 (2.92%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (15.25%) HTML
2 99 (13.13%) CSS
3 91 (12.07%) Spring
4 89 (11.80%) jQuery
5 88 (11.67%) Hibernate
6 82 (10.88%) AngularJS
7 78 (10.34%) XML
8 70 (9.28%) HTML5
9 68 (9.02%) .NET
10 62 (8.22%) Java EE
11 60 (7.96%) Django
12 59 (7.82%) REST
13 58 (7.69%) J2EE
14 55 (7.29%) Node.js
15 51 (6.76%) Web Services
16 46 (6.10%) Apache Camel
16 46 (6.10%) LAMP
17 40 (5.31%) CSS3
18 39 (5.17%) JSON
19 38 (5.04%) React
Miscellaneous
1 109 (14.46%) Computer Science
2 103 (13.66%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (9.95%) Digital Media
3 75 (9.95%) Visualisation
4 61 (8.09%) Mathematics
5 25 (3.32%) Internet of Things
6 24 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (3.05%) Physics
8 22 (2.92%) PKI
9 19 (2.52%) User Experience
10 18 (2.39%) Management Information System
11 16 (2.12%) iPhone
12 14 (1.86%) Cybercrime
13 13 (1.72%) Device Driver
14 9 (1.19%) Algorithms
14 9 (1.19%) Mobile App
14 9 (1.19%) Statistics
15 8 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
15 8 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 6 (0.80%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 335 (44.43%) Linux
2 127 (16.84%) Windows
3 110 (14.59%) Unix
4 82 (10.88%) Android
5 52 (6.90%) Apple iOS
6 24 (3.18%) Mac OS X
7 21 (2.79%) CentOS
7 21 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (2.25%) FreeBSD
9 16 (2.12%) Windows Phone
10 11 (1.46%) Windows Server
11 9 (1.19%) Debian
12 7 (0.93%) Solaris
12 7 (0.93%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.27%) FreeNAS
14 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.13%) Fedora
15 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
2 276 (36.60%) Software Engineering
3 142 (18.83%) Scrum
4 140 (18.57%) Cybersecurity
5 127 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
6 125 (16.58%) DevOps
7 113 (14.99%) TDD
8 104 (13.79%) Analytics
9 97 (12.86%) OO
10 93 (12.33%) Data Analytics
11 77 (10.21%) Configuration Management
12 70 (9.28%) Open Source
13 66 (8.75%) Machine Learning
14 57 (7.56%) Web Development
15 55 (7.29%) Mentoring
16 54 (7.16%) Integration Testing
16 54 (7.16%) SDLC
17 53 (7.03%) Time Management
18 51 (6.76%) Automated Testing
18 51 (6.76%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 425 (56.37%) Java
2 299 (39.66%) C++
3 243 (32.23%) JavaScript
4 198 (26.26%) Perl
5 184 (24.40%) C#
6 169 (22.41%) SQL
7 162 (21.49%) Ruby
8 160 (21.22%) C
9 129 (17.11%) Bash Shell
10 83 (11.01%) R
11 80 (10.61%) PHP
12 68 (9.02%) Scala
13 60 (7.96%) Objective-C
14 53 (7.03%) MATLAB
15 40 (5.31%) Go
16 32 (4.24%) VB
17 26 (3.45%) PowerShell
18 25 (3.32%) Shell Script
19 19 (2.52%) Groovy
20 17 (2.25%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 187 (24.80%) Security Cleared
2 175 (23.21%) Degree
3 121 (16.05%) DV Cleared
4 58 (7.69%) PhD
5 51 (6.76%) SC Cleared
6 22 (2.92%) CISSP
6 22 (2.92%) GIAC
6 22 (2.92%) ISEB
7 21 (2.79%) ISTQB
8 17 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (2.12%) CCNA
9 16 (2.12%) CompTIA Security+
9 16 (2.12%) MCSE
9 16 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (2.12%) SANS
9 16 (2.12%) Security+ Certification
10 15 (1.99%) Linux+ Certification
10 15 (1.99%) Network+ Certification
10 15 (1.99%) SSCP
11 5 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.18%) QA
2 5 (0.66%) MISRA
2 5 (0.66%) MISRA C
3 4 (0.53%) ISO 14001
3 4 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.40%) SDET
5 2 (0.27%) SLA
6 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (6.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (4.51%) Docker
3 29 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 18 (2.39%) vSphere
5 16 (2.12%) Xen
6 14 (1.86%) XenServer
7 6 (0.80%) Active Directory
8 5 (0.66%) Firmware
9 3 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.40%) Dovecot
9 3 (0.40%) Postfix
10 2 (0.27%) KVM
11 1 (0.13%) LXC
11 1 (0.13%) NFS
11 1 (0.13%) Samba
11 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 93 (12.33%) Puppet
2 65 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (5.97%) Ansible
4 23 (3.05%) Salt
5 17 (2.25%) Cobbler
5 17 (2.25%) Tivoli
6 12 (1.59%) Kibana
7 11 (1.46%) logstash
8 10 (1.33%) Terraform
9 6 (0.80%) Nagios
10 5 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.53%) Capistrano
12 3 (0.40%) Graylog
12 3 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (0.40%) Nessus
12 3 (0.40%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.27%) Rundeck
14 1 (0.13%) Ganeti
14 1 (0.13%) Graphite
14 1 (0.13%) Mesos
Vendors
1 99 (13.13%) Oracle
2 56 (7.43%) VMware
3 41 (5.44%) Red Hat
4 37 (4.91%) Microsoft
5 30 (3.98%) SAP
6 28 (3.71%) Apple
7 20 (2.65%) Tableau
8 17 (2.25%) Atlassian
9 16 (2.12%) HP
10 14 (1.86%) Cisco
10 14 (1.86%) EnterpriseDB
11 11 (1.46%) TIBCO
12 8 (1.06%) Google
13 5 (0.66%) Omniture
14 3 (0.40%) Hortonworks
14 3 (0.40%) IBM
14 3 (0.40%) Intel
14 3 (0.40%) Rally
14 3 (0.40%) Veracode
15 2 (0.27%) Facebook
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000- £75,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: £40000 Per Annum Up to £40,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Health, Pension + More
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Medical and Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago