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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 45 68 82
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +14
Permanent jobs citing Python 39 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.90% 2.24% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.54% 4.28% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 38 18 10
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,875
% change year-on-year
- +0.31%
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
370 421 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 46.48% 52.49% 50.98%
Number of salaries quoted 351 409 404
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 20 October 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Southampton

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 33 (54.10%) Linux
2 31 (50.82%) PHP
3 28 (45.90%) C++
4 20 (32.79%) C
4 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (32.79%) Software Engineering
5 19 (31.15%) Perl
6 15 (24.59%) SQL
6 15 (24.59%) Ruby
7 13 (21.31%) HTML
7 13 (21.31%) Java
7 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
8 11 (18.03%) C#
8 11 (18.03%) CSS
8 11 (18.03%) TDD
8 11 (18.03%) Degree
9 10 (16.39%) JIRA
9 10 (16.39%) Selenium
9 10 (16.39%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (16.39%) Regression Testing
9 10 (16.39%) QuickTest Pro
9 10 (16.39%) LoadRunner
9 10 (16.39%) Windows
9 10 (16.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (16.39%) Web Testing
9 10 (16.39%) Test Management
9 10 (16.39%) System Testing
9 10 (16.39%) Git (software)
9 10 (16.39%) Cucumber
9 10 (16.39%) BDD

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 (8.20%) Node.js
2 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) SaaS
2 3 (4.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.28%) DNS
2 2 (3.28%) LDAP
2 2 (3.28%) DVB
3 1 (1.64%) Firewall
3 1 (1.64%) LAN
3 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) MySQL
2 7 (11.48%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.92%) MS Access
5 2 (3.28%) DB2
6 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) JIRA
1 10 (16.39%) Selenium
1 10 (16.39%) Git (software)
1 10 (16.39%) Cucumber
1 10 (16.39%) QuickTest Pro
1 10 (16.39%) LoadRunner
2 9 (14.75%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (1.64%) Subversion
3 1 (1.64%) GDB
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Electronics
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Developer
2 11 (18.03%) Analyst
3 9 (14.75%) Software Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Test Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Programmer
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Perl Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Python Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Ruby Developer
7 4 (6.56%) PHP Developer
7 4 (6.56%) C++ Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (4.92%) Administrator
8 3 (4.92%) Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) DBA
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Graduate
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.31%) HTML
2 11 (18.03%) CSS
3 10 (16.39%) Gherkin
4 8 (13.11%) Web Services
5 7 (11.48%) SOAP
5 7 (11.48%) .NET
5 7 (11.48%) WSDL
5 7 (11.48%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (11.48%) REST
6 5 (8.20%) jQuery
7 4 (6.56%) JSON
7 4 (6.56%) XSLT
7 4 (6.56%) XHTML
8 3 (4.92%) XML
8 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.92%) HTML5
9 2 (3.28%) LAMP
9 2 (3.28%) OpenMP
9 2 (3.28%) CSS3
9 2 (3.28%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.20%) Mathematics
3 5 (8.20%) Kindle
3 5 (8.20%) Algorithms
4 4 (6.56%) Open Source
5 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.28%) Physics
6 2 (3.28%) MPEG
6 2 (3.28%) GIS
6 2 (3.28%) Clustering
6 2 (3.28%) VHDL
6 2 (3.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.64%) CMDB
7 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (54.10%) Linux
2 10 (16.39%) Windows
3 8 (13.11%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (3.28%) Android
4 2 (3.28%) CentOS
4 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.28%) AIX
4 2 (3.28%) Solaris
4 2 (3.28%) Debian
4 2 (3.28%) Fedora
4 2 (3.28%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.64%) UNIX
5 1 (1.64%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (32.79%) Software Engineering
2 11 (18.03%) TDD
3 10 (16.39%) Regression Testing
3 10 (16.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (16.39%) Web Testing
3 10 (16.39%) Test Management
3 10 (16.39%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (16.39%) System Testing
3 10 (16.39%) BDD
3 10 (16.39%) User Stories
3 10 (16.39%) Automation Testing
4 8 (13.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (11.48%) MVC
6 5 (8.20%) OO
7 4 (6.56%) Test Strategy
7 4 (6.56%) Line Management
7 4 (6.56%) Image Processing
8 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.82%) PHP
2 28 (45.90%) C++
3 20 (32.79%) C
4 19 (31.15%) Perl
5 15 (24.59%) Ruby
5 15 (24.59%) SQL
6 13 (21.31%) Java
6 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
7 11 (18.03%) C#
8 7 (11.48%) PHP5
9 3 (4.92%) Objective-C
9 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.92%) VB
9 3 (4.92%) Embedded C++
9 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.28%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.64%) Golang
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Degree
2 5 (8.20%) PhD
3 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.75%) QA
2 5 (8.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.28%) EMC
2 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.28%) VMware
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) Google
Southampton, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
ABPmer
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
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Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago