The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 61 64 67
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Python 24 27 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.77% 2.98% 2.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.47% 5.44% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 20
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
439 496 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 50.69% 54.81% 56.43%
Number of salaries quoted 405 473 471
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Python
Hampshire

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 25 July 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Southampton

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 15 (48.39%) Linux
2 13 (41.94%) Perl
3 12 (38.71%) PHP
3 12 (38.71%) Java
3 12 (38.71%) C++
4 11 (35.48%) C
4 11 (35.48%) SQL
4 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
5 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
6 6 (19.35%) Finance
6 6 (19.35%) Objective-C
6 6 (19.35%) TDD
6 6 (19.35%) Ruby
7 5 (16.13%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (16.13%) PHP5
7 5 (16.13%) Android
7 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
7 5 (16.13%) Node.js
7 5 (16.13%) REST
7 5 (16.13%) MVC
7 5 (16.13%) WSDL
7 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (16.13%) OO
7 5 (16.13%) Web Services
7 5 (16.13%) SOAP
7 5 (16.13%) MySQL
8 4 (12.90%) C#
8 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
8 4 (12.90%) Product Management
8 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (16.13%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) LDAP
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (16.13%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) DB2
3 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (6.45%) LoadRunner
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
1 2 (6.45%) Selenium
1 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
1 2 (6.45%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (3.23%) GDB
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Electronics
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Software Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Android Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Software Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Programmer
5 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Graduate
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Support
5 2 (6.45%) Graduate Programmer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) GIS Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Product Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Data Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Management Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) SOAP
1 5 (16.13%) Web Services
1 5 (16.13%) WSDL
1 5 (16.13%) Ruby on Rails
1 5 (16.13%) REST
2 3 (9.68%) JSON
2 3 (9.68%) XML
2 3 (9.68%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) OpenMP
3 2 (6.45%) HTML5
3 2 (6.45%) Gherkin
3 2 (6.45%) OpenCL
4 1 (3.23%) CSS3
4 1 (3.23%) jQuery
4 1 (3.23%) LAMP
4 1 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) MFC
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) GIS
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) VHDL
2 2 (6.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.45%) Physics
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) CMDB
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
3 1 (3.23%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Android
3 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
3 4 (12.90%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (9.68%) Windows
5 2 (6.45%) AIX
5 2 (6.45%) Solaris
5 2 (6.45%) Debian
5 2 (6.45%) Fedora
5 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
5 2 (6.45%) CentOS
6 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
2 6 (19.35%) TDD
3 5 (16.13%) OO
3 5 (16.13%) MVC
4 4 (12.90%) Product Management
4 4 (12.90%) Android Development
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
5 3 (9.68%) Workflow
5 3 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) System Testing
6 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Web Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Test Management
6 2 (6.45%) Image Processing
6 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.45%) User Stories
6 2 (6.45%) Automation Testing
6 2 (6.45%) BDD
7 1 (3.23%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) Perl
2 12 (38.71%) PHP
2 12 (38.71%) C++
2 12 (38.71%) Java
3 11 (35.48%) C
3 11 (35.48%) SQL
4 6 (19.35%) Objective-C
4 6 (19.35%) Ruby
5 5 (16.13%) PHP5
6 4 (12.90%) C#
7 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
7 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
8 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
8 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) EMC
2 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) Apple
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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