The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 41 80 69
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -11
Permanent jobs citing Python 47 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.96% 0.77% 2.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.35% 1.55% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 38 6 18
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £33,000 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +3.89%
Python
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
414 452 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 52.54% 49.78% 55.32%
Number of salaries quoted 348 413 439
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,150 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Python
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Southampton region.

Python Salary Trend in Southampton

Python
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Southampton

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 58 (69.05%) Linux
1 58 (69.05%) Software Engineering
2 41 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (44.05%) UNIX
4 34 (40.48%) C++
5 32 (38.10%) Java
6 28 (33.33%) C
7 27 (32.14%) Computer Science
8 26 (30.95%) Mathematics
9 25 (29.76%) PhD
10 24 (28.57%) Algorithms
11 23 (27.38%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (26.19%) Ruby
12 22 (26.19%) C#
12 22 (26.19%) PHP
13 21 (25.00%) SQL
13 21 (25.00%) Jenkins
13 21 (25.00%) Cucumber
14 20 (23.81%) OO
15 19 (22.62%) Oracle
16 18 (21.43%) JavaScript
16 18 (21.43%) Project Management
16 18 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
17 17 (20.24%) Scrum
17 17 (20.24%) TDD
17 17 (20.24%) HTML
17 17 (20.24%) BDD
17 17 (20.24%) Test Automation
18 16 (19.05%) Data Analysis
19 15 (17.86%) Perl

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (5.95%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.57%) WordPress
4 1 (1.19%) ArcSDE
4 1 (1.19%) Mule
4 1 (1.19%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.19%) IIS
4 1 (1.19%) JBoss
4 1 (1.19%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
1 5 (5.95%) LAN
2 2 (2.38%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.19%) Network Security
3 1 (1.19%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (11.90%) MySQL
3 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.95%) MS Access
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 21 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 10 (11.90%) RSpec
3 8 (9.52%) Maven
4 7 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 6 (7.14%) Subversion
6 5 (5.95%) Selenium
7 4 (4.76%) JUnit
7 4 (4.76%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (4.76%) JIRA
7 4 (4.76%) Gradle
8 2 (2.38%) GDB
9 1 (1.19%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (5.95%) Games
2 2 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 37 (44.05%) Software Engineer
2 31 (36.90%) Developer
3 23 (27.38%) Graduate
3 23 (27.38%) Software Developer
4 17 (20.24%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) Graduate Software Developer
6 6 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
6 6 (7.14%) Research Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (3.57%) SQL DBA
9 3 (3.57%) DBA
10 2 (2.38%) Front-End Developer
11 1 (1.19%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.24%) HTML
2 15 (17.86%) CSS
3 11 (13.10%) .NET
4 7 (8.33%) Spring
4 7 (8.33%) XML
5 6 (7.14%) CSS3
5 6 (7.14%) HTML5
6 5 (5.95%) LAMP
6 5 (5.95%) Django
6 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET
7 4 (4.76%) SOAP
7 4 (4.76%) Web Services
7 4 (4.76%) JPA
7 4 (4.76%) Hibernate
7 4 (4.76%) Gherkin
7 4 (4.76%) RESTful
8 2 (2.38%) Ajax
8 2 (2.38%) Java EE
8 2 (2.38%) JSON
9 1 (1.19%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 27 (32.14%) Computer Science
2 26 (30.95%) Mathematics
3 24 (28.57%) Algorithms
4 12 (14.29%) Open Source
5 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (8.33%) Kindle
7 2 (2.38%) Statistics
7 2 (2.38%) User Experience
8 1 (1.19%) Robotics
8 1 (1.19%) W3C
8 1 (1.19%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 58 (69.05%) Linux
2 37 (44.05%) UNIX
3 15 (17.86%) Windows
4 5 (5.95%) CentOS
4 5 (5.95%) Fedora
4 5 (5.95%) Solaris
4 5 (5.95%) FreeBSD
5 2 (2.38%) Android
5 2 (2.38%) Debian
5 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (69.05%) Software Engineering
2 41 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (27.38%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (23.81%) OO
5 18 (21.43%) Project Management
6 17 (20.24%) Scrum
6 17 (20.24%) TDD
6 17 (20.24%) BDD
6 17 (20.24%) Test Automation
7 16 (19.05%) Data Analysis
8 13 (15.48%) Automated Testing
9 8 (9.52%) Pair Programming
9 8 (9.52%) Image Processing
10 7 (8.33%) OOD
11 6 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (7.14%) Coaching
11 6 (7.14%) User Stories
12 5 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (5.95%) ITIL
13 4 (4.76%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.48%) C++
2 32 (38.10%) Java
3 28 (33.33%) C
4 22 (26.19%) Ruby
4 22 (26.19%) C#
4 22 (26.19%) PHP
5 21 (25.00%) SQL
6 18 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 15 (17.86%) Perl
8 11 (13.10%) PL/SQL
9 10 (11.90%) Go
10 9 (10.71%) MATLAB
11 6 (7.14%) Bash Shell
12 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
12 5 (5.95%) VB
13 3 (3.57%) R
14 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (29.76%) PhD
2 14 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) ISO 9001
2 5 (5.95%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (11.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (22.62%) Oracle
2 10 (11.90%) Google
3 5 (5.95%) VMware
3 5 (5.95%) Sun
3 5 (5.95%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.19%) NorthgateArinso
5 1 (1.19%) Northgate
5 1 (1.19%) ESRI
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + good pension, 36 days holdiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Bournemouth University
Salary: £25-30k per annum plus £8k training and development budget
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £46000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Bournemouth University
Salary: £25-30k per annum plus £8k training and development budget
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension, private medical
Posted: 22 days ago