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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 48 66 70
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Permanent jobs citing Python 40 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.74% 2.88% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.78% 5.36% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 37 26 15
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £26,250 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
409 485 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 48.52% 53.71% 54.57%
Number of salaries quoted 386 466 455
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 27 August 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Southampton

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 23 (50.00%) Linux
2 22 (47.83%) C++
3 19 (41.30%) PHP
4 16 (34.78%) C
5 15 (32.61%) Perl
5 15 (32.61%) Software Engineering
6 12 (26.09%) SQL
6 12 (26.09%) Java
7 10 (21.74%) TDD
8 9 (19.57%) Ruby
8 9 (19.57%) C#
9 7 (15.22%) MySQL
9 7 (15.22%) SOAP
9 7 (15.22%) Web Services
9 7 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
9 7 (15.22%) WSDL
9 7 (15.22%) MVC
9 7 (15.22%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (15.22%) Ruby on Rails
9 7 (15.22%) Embedded Linux
9 7 (15.22%) PHP5
9 7 (15.22%) REST
10 6 (13.04%) Cucumber
10 6 (13.04%) BDD
10 6 (13.04%) Gherkin
10 6 (13.04%) User Stories
10 6 (13.04%) Mobile App
10 6 (13.04%) Automation Testing
10 6 (13.04%) Selenium IDE

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (10.87%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.35%) DNS
2 2 (4.35%) DVB
2 2 (4.35%) LDAP
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (15.22%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) DB2
3 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (13.04%) LoadRunner
1 6 (13.04%) JIRA
1 6 (13.04%) Selenium
1 6 (13.04%) Cucumber
1 6 (13.04%) Selenium IDE
2 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) GDB
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Electronics
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Developer
2 5 (10.87%) Software Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Android Developer
3 4 (8.70%) Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) C++ Developer
3 4 (8.70%) PHP Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Test Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Programmer
4 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Graduate Programmer
5 2 (4.35%) Development Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Graduate
5 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) SOAP
1 7 (15.22%) Web Services
1 7 (15.22%) WSDL
1 7 (15.22%) Ruby on Rails
1 7 (15.22%) REST
2 6 (13.04%) Gherkin
3 5 (10.87%) HTML
4 3 (6.52%) XML
4 3 (6.52%) JSON
4 3 (6.52%) CSS
5 2 (4.35%) OpenMP
5 2 (4.35%) jQuery
5 2 (4.35%) HTML5
5 2 (4.35%) .NET
5 2 (4.35%) OpenCL
6 1 (2.17%) CSS3
6 1 (2.17%) MFC
6 1 (2.17%) STL
6 1 (2.17%) XSLT
6 1 (2.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.35%) Kindle
2 2 (4.35%) MPEG
2 2 (4.35%) GIS
2 2 (4.35%) Clustering
2 2 (4.35%) VHDL
2 2 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
2 2 (4.35%) Physics
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) CMDB
3 1 (2.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (15.22%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (10.87%) Android
4 4 (8.70%) Windows
4 4 (8.70%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.35%) AIX
5 2 (4.35%) Solaris
5 2 (4.35%) CentOS
5 2 (4.35%) Debian
5 2 (4.35%) Fedora
5 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Software Engineering
2 10 (21.74%) TDD
3 7 (15.22%) MVC
3 7 (15.22%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (13.04%) System Testing
4 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (13.04%) Web Testing
4 6 (13.04%) Test Management
4 6 (13.04%) Regression Testing
4 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.04%) BDD
4 6 (13.04%) User Stories
4 6 (13.04%) Automation Testing
5 5 (10.87%) OO
6 4 (8.70%) Android Development
6 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.70%) Test Strategy
6 4 (8.70%) Product Management
7 3 (6.52%) Workflow
7 3 (6.52%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) C++
2 19 (41.30%) PHP
3 16 (34.78%) C
4 15 (32.61%) Perl
5 12 (26.09%) Java
5 12 (26.09%) SQL
6 9 (19.57%) C#
6 9 (19.57%) Ruby
7 7 (15.22%) PHP5
8 6 (13.04%) Objective-C
9 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
10 3 (6.52%) Embedded C++
10 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
11 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
12 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
1 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) EMC
2 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle
2 2 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco
3 1 (2.17%) Apple
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: 50,000
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
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