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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 35 52 64
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +12
Permanent jobs citing Python 48 39 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.26% 4.24% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.37% 8.28% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 43 33 19
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,976 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £46,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
463 471 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 60.37% 51.25% 50.96%
Number of salaries quoted 449 436 420
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 14 February 2016.

Python Salary Histogram in Southampton

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 45 (61.64%) Software Engineering
2 41 (56.16%) Java
3 35 (47.95%) Linux
4 27 (36.99%) JavaScript
5 25 (34.25%) C++
6 24 (32.88%) C
6 24 (32.88%) Perl
6 24 (32.88%) PHP
7 23 (31.51%) Web Development
8 21 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (28.77%) TDD
9 20 (27.40%) Big Data
10 19 (26.03%) Security Cleared
10 19 (26.03%) CSS
11 18 (24.66%) Unix
12 17 (23.29%) HTML
12 17 (23.29%) Ruby
13 16 (21.92%) Degree
14 15 (20.55%) SQL
14 15 (20.55%) Information Security
14 15 (20.55%) NoSQL
14 15 (20.55%) AngularJS
15 13 (17.81%) Django
16 12 (16.44%) Computer Science
16 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (16.44%) Ruby on Rails
17 10 (13.70%) Node.js
18 9 (12.33%) Git (software)
18 9 (12.33%) TCP/IP
18 9 (12.33%) jQuery

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 10 (13.70%) Node.js
2 5 (6.85%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.37%) Apache
3 1 (1.37%) CMS
3 1 (1.37%) IIS
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.48%) Network Security
3 1 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.37%) Firewall
3 1 (1.37%) Internet
3 1 (1.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.40%) Big Data
2 15 (20.55%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.22%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.85%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.74%) Subversion
4 1 (1.37%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.37%) JIRA
4 1 (1.37%) Maven
4 1 (1.37%) RubyMine
4 1 (1.37%) Selenium
4 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (4.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (45.21%) Software Engineer
2 19 (26.03%) Developer
3 18 (24.66%) Java Engineer
4 14 (19.18%) Python Developer
5 13 (17.81%) C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (17.81%) Java Software Engineer
6 12 (16.44%) Analyst
6 12 (16.44%) Python Software Engineer
7 10 (13.70%) Big Data Engineer
8 8 (10.96%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (10.96%) Security Analyst
9 7 (9.59%) C Software Engineer
9 7 (9.59%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (9.59%) Software Developer
10 6 (8.22%) Software Analyst
11 5 (6.85%) C++ Software Developer
11 5 (6.85%) C++/Java Developer
11 5 (6.85%) Java Developer
11 5 (6.85%) Java Software Developer
11 5 (6.85%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.03%) CSS
2 17 (23.29%) HTML
3 15 (20.55%) AngularJS
4 13 (17.81%) Django
5 12 (16.44%) Ruby on Rails
6 9 (12.33%) jQuery
7 7 (9.59%) XML
8 5 (6.85%) .NET
8 5 (6.85%) D3.js
8 5 (6.85%) Spring
9 4 (5.48%) SOAP
10 1 (1.37%) JSP
10 1 (1.37%) LAMP
10 1 (1.37%) Motif
10 1 (1.37%) Protocol Buffers
10 1 (1.37%) XHTML
10 1 (1.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.96%) Cyber Attack
3 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.85%) User Experience
4 4 (5.48%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.11%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.11%) Physics
6 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.37%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.37%) Linked Data
6 1 (1.37%) Remote Sensing
6 1 (1.37%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.37%) Social Media
6 1 (1.37%) Statistics
6 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 35 (47.95%) Linux
2 18 (24.66%) Unix
3 7 (9.59%) Android
3 7 (9.59%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.85%) Windows
5 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.37%) Solaris
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (61.64%) Software Engineering
2 23 (31.51%) Web Development
3 21 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (28.77%) TDD
4 15 (20.55%) Information Security
5 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (10.96%) Data Analysis
7 7 (9.59%) Android Development
7 7 (9.59%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (9.59%) iOS Development
7 7 (9.59%) Mobile Development
8 6 (8.22%) Reverse Engineering
9 5 (6.85%) OO
10 4 (5.48%) Scrum
11 3 (4.11%) 3D Modelling
11 3 (4.11%) Analytics
11 3 (4.11%) BDD
11 3 (4.11%) Business Development
11 3 (4.11%) Data Analytics
11 3 (4.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.16%) Java
2 27 (36.99%) JavaScript
3 25 (34.25%) C++
4 24 (32.88%) C
4 24 (32.88%) Perl
4 24 (32.88%) PHP
5 17 (23.29%) Ruby
6 15 (20.55%) SQL
7 7 (9.59%) C#
8 6 (8.22%) Assembly Language
8 6 (8.22%) MATLAB
8 6 (8.22%) R
9 3 (4.11%) Embedded C++
9 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.37%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 19 (26.03%) Security Cleared
2 16 (21.92%) Degree
3 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.85%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) Oracle
2 5 (6.85%) ESRI
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.37%) Sun
4 1 (1.37%) VMware
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 20-22 days hol, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
University of Southampton
Salary: From £28,982 to £35,609 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + exceptional benefits package
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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