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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 34 47 67
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +20
Permanent jobs citing Python 362 332 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.92% 5.58% 4.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.14% 9.84% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 310 247 190
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £50,150
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
2982 3375 3464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.01% 56.72% 56.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2567 2905 2965
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 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +19 146 £47,500 +5.55% 18
Bristol -17 89 £50,000 -21.56% 15
Somerset +21 55 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Devon +15 45 £50,000 +72.41% 2
Dorset +17 14 £50,000 +37.93% 1
Wiltshire +10 13 £45,000 +21.62% 3
Cornwall -10 1 £39,000 +11.42%
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 339 (49.78%) Java
2 305 (44.79%) Linux
3 272 (39.94%) Agile Software Development
4 252 (37.00%) C++
5 230 (33.77%) Software Engineering
6 179 (26.28%) JavaScript
7 176 (25.84%) Perl
8 171 (25.11%) Ruby
9 166 (24.38%) Telecoms
10 162 (23.79%) SQL
11 144 (21.15%) C#
12 143 (21.00%) Security Cleared
13 141 (20.70%) Degree
14 132 (19.38%) Windows
15 123 (18.06%) C
16 118 (17.33%) Scrum
17 116 (17.03%) Continuous Integration
17 116 (17.03%) Cybersecurity
18 115 (16.89%) Bash Shell
19 112 (16.45%) Big Data
20 109 (16.01%) Git (software)
21 108 (15.86%) Digital Media
22 101 (14.83%) OO
23 100 (14.68%) DevOps
24 98 (14.39%) MySQL
25 97 (14.24%) Computer Science
25 97 (14.24%) Analytical Skills
26 93 (13.66%) DV Cleared
27 92 (13.51%) HTML
28 88 (12.92%) TDD

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 61 (8.96%) Apache Spark
2 48 (7.05%) JBoss
2 48 (7.05%) SAS
3 45 (6.61%) OpenStack
4 39 (5.73%) Apache Pig
5 38 (5.58%) Tomcat
6 33 (4.85%) WebLogic
7 24 (3.52%) Apache
7 24 (3.52%) Mule
7 24 (3.52%) Mule ESB
8 19 (2.79%) WebSphere
9 17 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
9 17 (2.50%) IIS
10 14 (2.06%) WebSphere Application Server
11 13 (1.91%) Apache Solr
12 12 (1.76%) CloudStack
13 10 (1.47%) MS Exchange
14 7 (1.03%) Jetty
15 6 (0.88%) SharePoint
16 5 (0.73%) nginx
Applications
1 22 (3.23%) SPSS
2 11 (1.62%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.73%) MS Office
4 3 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 29 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.17%) FastStats
3 4 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 64 (9.40%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
3 28 (4.11%) SaaS
4 21 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (1.03%) Google App Engine
8 6 (0.88%) GitHub
9 5 (0.73%) PaaS
10 4 (0.59%) Heroku
10 4 (0.59%) IaaS
11 3 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 54 (7.93%) Internet
2 45 (6.61%) Firewall
3 39 (5.73%) TCP/IP
4 31 (4.55%) HTTP
5 27 (3.96%) DNS
6 16 (2.35%) VPN
7 13 (1.91%) HTTPS
7 13 (1.91%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (1.91%) SSL
8 11 (1.62%) ICMP
8 11 (1.62%) SMTP
9 9 (1.32%) Network Security
9 9 (1.32%) Software-Defined Networking
10 8 (1.17%) DHCP
11 7 (1.03%) NAS
11 7 (1.03%) SAN
12 6 (0.88%) IPsec
12 6 (0.88%) LAN
13 5 (0.73%) FTP
13 5 (0.73%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (16.45%) Big Data
2 98 (14.39%) MySQL
3 81 (11.89%) MongoDB
4 76 (11.16%) Hadoop
5 75 (11.01%) NoSQL
6 51 (7.49%) SQL Server
7 49 (7.20%) Apache Hive
8 44 (6.46%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (3.82%) Data Mining
10 24 (3.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 21 (3.08%) QlikView
12 19 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
13 18 (2.64%) Relational Database
14 17 (2.50%) Neo4j
14 17 (2.50%) SQLite
15 16 (2.35%) Amazon Redshift
15 16 (2.35%) Parquet
16 15 (2.20%) Impala
17 12 (1.76%) Couchbase
17 12 (1.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 109 (16.01%) Git (software)
2 68 (9.99%) Jenkins
3 63 (9.25%) Selenium
4 54 (7.93%) JIRA
5 42 (6.17%) Cucumber
6 28 (4.11%) JUnit
7 24 (3.52%) IntelliJ
8 22 (3.23%) Subversion
9 16 (2.35%) TeamCity
10 14 (2.06%) Artifactory
10 14 (2.06%) Hudson
10 14 (2.06%) Sonatype Nexus
11 13 (1.91%) PHPUnit
12 12 (1.76%) Maven
13 11 (1.62%) LoadRunner
14 9 (1.32%) Ant
14 9 (1.32%) RSpec
15 7 (1.03%) Eclipse
15 7 (1.03%) Gradle
15 7 (1.03%) JMeter
General
1 166 (24.38%) Telecoms
2 82 (12.04%) Finance
3 53 (7.78%) Marketing
4 47 (6.90%) Retail
5 33 (4.85%) Electronics
5 33 (4.85%) Games
6 30 (4.41%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.20%) Advertising
8 7 (1.03%) Aerospace
9 6 (0.88%) Military
10 5 (0.73%) Banking
11 4 (0.59%) Automotive
11 4 (0.59%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.59%) French Language
12 2 (0.29%) Avionics
13 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 222 (32.60%) Developer
2 96 (14.10%) Software Engineer
3 78 (11.45%) Analyst
4 77 (11.31%) Test Engineer
5 65 (9.54%) Python Developer
6 54 (7.93%) Data Scientist
7 50 (7.34%) Senior Developer
7 50 (7.34%) Software Developer
8 44 (6.46%) DevOps Engineer
9 42 (6.17%) Java Developer
10 38 (5.58%) Software Test Engineer
11 31 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
12 28 (4.11%) Test Analyst
13 27 (3.96%) Integration Engineer
13 27 (3.96%) Senior Java Developer
13 27 (3.96%) Test and Integration Engineer
14 25 (3.67%) Data Analyst
15 23 (3.38%) Tester
16 22 (3.23%) C++ Software Engineer
17 21 (3.08%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (13.51%) HTML
2 77 (11.31%) CSS
3 68 (9.99%) XML
4 53 (7.78%) REST
5 52 (7.64%) Spring
6 50 (7.34%) Hibernate
7 49 (7.20%) HTML5
8 48 (7.05%) AngularJS
9 47 (6.90%) Django
10 46 (6.75%) jQuery
11 44 (6.46%) .NET
12 42 (6.17%) JSON
13 40 (5.87%) J2EE
14 38 (5.58%) LAMP
15 34 (4.99%) Web Services
16 32 (4.70%) Apache Camel
17 27 (3.96%) SOAP
18 25 (3.67%) JPA
19 24 (3.52%) Spring Integration
19 24 (3.52%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 108 (15.86%) Digital Media
2 97 (14.24%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (14.24%) Computer Science
3 61 (8.96%) Visualisation
4 57 (8.37%) Mathematics
5 32 (4.70%) Mobile App
6 28 (4.11%) Cybercrime
7 27 (3.96%) Physics
8 26 (3.82%) User Experience
9 17 (2.50%) Management Information System
10 14 (2.06%) Algorithms
10 14 (2.06%) Internet of Things
11 13 (1.91%) Data Centre
11 13 (1.91%) iPhone
12 9 (1.32%) Artificial Intelligence
13 8 (1.17%) iPad
13 8 (1.17%) PKI
14 7 (1.03%) EqualLogic
14 7 (1.03%) Statistics
15 6 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 305 (44.79%) Linux
2 132 (19.38%) Windows
3 87 (12.78%) Unix
4 68 (9.99%) Android
5 42 (6.17%) Apple iOS
6 22 (3.23%) CentOS
7 21 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (2.35%) Windows Server
9 15 (2.20%) Mac OS X
10 13 (1.91%) Windows Phone
11 11 (1.62%) FreeBSD
11 11 (1.62%) Solaris
11 11 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (1.03%) Debian
12 7 (1.03%) FreeNAS
13 6 (0.88%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.59%) Fedora
15 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (39.94%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (33.77%) Software Engineering
3 118 (17.33%) Scrum
4 116 (17.03%) Continuous Integration
4 116 (17.03%) Cybersecurity
5 101 (14.83%) OO
6 100 (14.68%) DevOps
7 88 (12.92%) TDD
8 78 (11.45%) Analytics
9 68 (9.99%) Configuration Management
10 67 (9.84%) Data Analytics
11 64 (9.40%) Machine Learning
12 62 (9.10%) Open Source
13 59 (8.66%) Integration Testing
14 56 (8.22%) Data Analysis
15 54 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
16 52 (7.64%) Mentoring
17 48 (7.05%) SDLC
18 47 (6.90%) OOP
19 46 (6.75%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 339 (49.78%) Java
2 252 (37.00%) C++
3 179 (26.28%) JavaScript
4 176 (25.84%) Perl
5 171 (25.11%) Ruby
6 162 (23.79%) SQL
7 144 (21.15%) C#
8 123 (18.06%) C
9 115 (16.89%) Bash Shell
10 86 (12.63%) R
11 67 (9.84%) Scala
12 62 (9.10%) PHP
13 47 (6.90%) MATLAB
14 46 (6.75%) Go
15 44 (6.46%) Objective-C
16 31 (4.55%) Shell Script
17 30 (4.41%) VB
18 25 (3.67%) PowerShell
19 21 (3.08%) Clojure
20 14 (2.06%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 143 (21.00%) Security Cleared
2 141 (20.70%) Degree
3 93 (13.66%) DV Cleared
4 46 (6.75%) PhD
5 36 (5.29%) SC Cleared
6 21 (3.08%) ISEB
7 16 (2.35%) ISTQB
8 10 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.32%) CISSP
9 9 (1.32%) GIAC
10 6 (0.88%) SANS
11 5 (0.73%) CCNA
11 5 (0.73%) CCNP
11 5 (0.73%) CompTIA Security+
11 5 (0.73%) MCSE
11 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.73%) Security+ Certification
12 4 (0.59%) CREST Certified
13 3 (0.44%) CLAS
13 3 (0.44%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.55%) QA
2 3 (0.44%) SDET
2 3 (0.44%) SLA
3 2 (0.29%) MISRA
4 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.15%) GPG13
System Software
1 49 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (3.38%) Docker
3 19 (2.79%) Xen
4 13 (1.91%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.76%) Active Directory
5 12 (1.76%) vSphere
5 12 (1.76%) XenServer
6 7 (1.03%) LXC
7 6 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.73%) Firmware
9 4 (0.59%) Samba
10 2 (0.29%) NFS
11 1 (0.15%) Dovecot
11 1 (0.15%) Postfix
11 1 (0.15%) Snort
11 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 66 (9.69%) Puppet
2 53 (7.78%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (4.85%) Ansible
4 15 (2.20%) Salt
5 12 (1.76%) Cobbler
5 12 (1.76%) Terraform
5 12 (1.76%) Tivoli
6 9 (1.32%) Nagios
7 5 (0.73%) CFEngine
8 4 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.44%) Kibana
9 3 (0.44%) logstash
9 3 (0.44%) Nessus
9 3 (0.44%) Zenoss
10 2 (0.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.15%) QRadar
11 1 (0.15%) RSA Archer
11 1 (0.15%) RSA enVision
11 1 (0.15%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 76 (11.16%) Oracle
2 60 (8.81%) VMware
3 42 (6.17%) Apple
4 38 (5.58%) Microsoft
5 36 (5.29%) Red Hat
6 29 (4.26%) SAP
7 24 (3.52%) Cisco
7 24 (3.52%) Tableau
8 15 (2.20%) TIBCO
9 14 (2.06%) Google
9 14 (2.06%) HP
10 12 (1.76%) EnterpriseDB
11 10 (1.47%) Dell
12 7 (1.03%) Atlassian
12 7 (1.03%) Palo Alto
13 5 (0.73%) Juniper
13 5 (0.73%) Omniture
14 4 (0.59%) EMC
14 4 (0.59%) NetApp
15 3 (0.44%) IBM
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West
Harrington Starr
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 75,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Capita ITPS
Salary: £38000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + Profit Share!
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £90k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bens (possibly higher)
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Polecat
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000.0000000 - £75000.0000000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago