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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 35 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Permanent jobs citing Python 51 32 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.34% 3.65% 2.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.11% 6.69% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 48 32 22
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
421 478 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 52.30% 54.57% 51.24%
Number of salaries quoted 392 435 384
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 24 December 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Southampton

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 51 (54.26%) Linux
2 50 (53.19%) PHP
3 41 (43.62%) C++
4 40 (42.55%) Software Engineering
5 32 (34.04%) SQL
6 30 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (30.85%) Java
8 26 (27.66%) C
8 26 (27.66%) JavaScript
8 26 (27.66%) Ruby
9 25 (26.60%) C#
10 24 (25.53%) .NET
10 24 (25.53%) Degree
11 23 (24.47%) HTML
12 22 (23.40%) CSS
13 21 (22.34%) Windows
14 18 (19.15%) Perl
14 18 (19.15%) Computer Science
15 17 (18.09%) Cucumber
16 16 (17.02%) UNIX
17 15 (15.96%) SQL Server
17 15 (15.96%) TDD
18 14 (14.89%) OO
18 14 (14.89%) jQuery
18 14 (14.89%) BDD
19 13 (13.83%) PhD
19 13 (13.83%) ISO 9001
19 13 (13.83%) Mathematics
19 13 (13.83%) Kindle
19 13 (13.83%) Algorithms

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (11.70%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.32%) Node.js
3 3 (3.19%) WordPress
3 3 (3.19%) IIS
3 3 (3.19%) Apache
3 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.06%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.06%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.64%) Office 365
2 7 (7.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.13%) DNS
2 2 (2.13%) LDAP
2 2 (2.13%) LAN
2 2 (2.13%) DVB
3 1 (1.06%) Firewall
3 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.96%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.77%) MS Access
3 8 (8.51%) MySQL
4 6 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.13%) DB2
6 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (18.09%) Cucumber
2 11 (11.70%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (11.70%) LoadRunner
2 11 (11.70%) JIRA
2 11 (11.70%) Selenium
2 11 (11.70%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.57%) Selenium IDE
4 6 (6.38%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.38%) RSpec
5 4 (4.26%) Subversion
6 1 (1.06%) GDB
General
1 8 (8.51%) Finance
2 2 (2.13%) Electronics
2 2 (2.13%) Games
3 1 (1.06%) Back Office
3 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.06%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (27.66%) Developer
2 24 (25.53%) Software Engineer
3 20 (21.28%) Analyst
4 13 (13.83%) Programmer
5 12 (12.77%) Analyst Programmer
6 10 (10.64%) DBA
7 8 (8.51%) Test Analyst
7 8 (8.51%) Graduate
8 7 (7.45%) Software Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Administrator
8 7 (7.45%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) Ruby Developer
9 6 (6.38%) Python Developer
9 6 (6.38%) Perl Developer
10 5 (5.32%) Senior Test Analyst
10 5 (5.32%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (5.32%) Research Engineer
11 4 (4.26%) C++ Developer
11 4 (4.26%) Senior Developer
11 4 (4.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.53%) .NET
2 23 (24.47%) HTML
3 22 (23.40%) CSS
4 14 (14.89%) jQuery
5 12 (12.77%) XSLT
5 12 (12.77%) XHTML
5 12 (12.77%) ASP.NET
6 11 (11.70%) Gherkin
7 7 (7.45%) Web Services
7 7 (7.45%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (6.38%) WSDL
8 6 (6.38%) XML
8 6 (6.38%) SOAP
8 6 (6.38%) REST
9 4 (4.26%) CSS3
9 4 (4.26%) HTML5
9 4 (4.26%) JSON
10 3 (3.19%) LAMP
10 3 (3.19%) JSP
11 1 (1.06%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.15%) Computer Science
2 13 (13.83%) Kindle
2 13 (13.83%) Algorithms
2 13 (13.83%) Mathematics
3 11 (11.70%) Mobile App
4 10 (10.64%) Open Source
5 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.19%) W3C
5 3 (3.19%) GIS
6 2 (2.13%) Clustering
6 2 (2.13%) MPEG
6 2 (2.13%) User Experience
7 1 (1.06%) CMDB
7 1 (1.06%) EPoS
7 1 (1.06%) Physics
7 1 (1.06%) VHDL
7 1 (1.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.06%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 51 (54.26%) Linux
2 21 (22.34%) Windows
3 16 (17.02%) UNIX
4 8 (8.51%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (3.19%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.13%) Debian
6 2 (2.13%) Fedora
6 2 (2.13%) AIX
6 2 (2.13%) Solaris
6 2 (2.13%) FreeBSD
6 2 (2.13%) Android
6 2 (2.13%) CentOS
6 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (42.55%) Software Engineering
2 30 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (15.96%) TDD
4 14 (14.89%) OO
4 14 (14.89%) BDD
5 11 (11.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (11.70%) Web Testing
5 11 (11.70%) Test Management
5 11 (11.70%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (11.70%) System Testing
5 11 (11.70%) Regression Testing
5 11 (11.70%) User Stories
5 11 (11.70%) Automation Testing
6 9 (9.57%) Project Management
6 9 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (9.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (7.45%) Test Automation
7 7 (7.45%) Data Analysis
7 7 (7.45%) Automated Testing
7 7 (7.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 50 (53.19%) PHP
2 41 (43.62%) C++
3 32 (34.04%) SQL
4 29 (30.85%) Java
5 26 (27.66%) JavaScript
5 26 (27.66%) C
5 26 (27.66%) Ruby
6 25 (26.60%) C#
7 18 (19.15%) Perl
8 12 (12.77%) VB
9 11 (11.70%) PL/SQL
10 7 (7.45%) T-SQL
10 7 (7.45%) PHP5
11 5 (5.32%) MATLAB
12 3 (3.19%) Objective-C
12 3 (3.19%) Embedded C++
13 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
13 2 (2.13%) VB.NET
13 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
13 2 (2.13%) Golang
Qualifications
1 24 (25.53%) Degree
2 13 (13.83%) PhD
3 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.83%) ISO 9001
2 10 (10.64%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.51%) Oracle
3 3 (3.19%) NorthgateArinso
3 3 (3.19%) Northgate
4 2 (2.13%) Google
4 2 (2.13%) VMware
4 2 (2.13%) EMC
4 2 (2.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.06%) ESRI
5 1 (1.06%) Telerik
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