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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 59 64 63
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Python 38 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.92% 1.59% 2.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.63% 3.21% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 30 14 17
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,600 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £46,050 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
498 436 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 51.39% 49.43% 55.85%
Number of salaries quoted 449 406 389
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 5 March 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Southampton

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 54 (65.85%) Software Engineering
2 46 (56.10%) Linux
3 38 (46.34%) PHP
4 35 (42.68%) C++
5 32 (39.02%) Java
6 29 (35.37%) SQL
6 29 (35.37%) UNIX
7 28 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (32.93%) Ruby
8 27 (32.93%) JavaScript
9 26 (31.71%) C
9 26 (31.71%) Computer Science
10 25 (30.49%) Mathematics
10 25 (30.49%) .NET
10 25 (30.49%) PhD
11 24 (29.27%) HTML
11 24 (29.27%) C#
12 23 (28.05%) CSS
12 23 (28.05%) Algorithms
13 22 (26.83%) Degree
14 18 (21.95%) Windows
15 16 (19.51%) OO
15 16 (19.51%) Project Management
15 16 (19.51%) Cucumber
16 14 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (17.07%) Data Analysis
16 14 (17.07%) Test Automation
16 14 (17.07%) Open Source
17 13 (15.85%) Kindle
17 13 (15.85%) jQuery

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (13.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.66%) WordPress
3 3 (3.66%) Apache
3 3 (3.66%) IIS
4 1 (1.22%) Node.js
4 1 (1.22%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.22%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) Office 365
2 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) LAN
2 1 (1.22%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.63%) MS Access
3 11 (13.41%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (7.32%) MySQL
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (19.51%) Cucumber
2 12 (14.63%) Jenkins
3 10 (12.20%) RSpec
4 7 (8.54%) Git (software)
5 5 (6.10%) Subversion
6 4 (4.88%) JIRA
6 4 (4.88%) Selenium
6 4 (4.88%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (4.88%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.44%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.22%) GDB
8 1 (1.22%) Gradle
8 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.22%) JUnit
8 1 (1.22%) Maven
General
1 6 (7.32%) Games
2 3 (3.66%) Finance
3 1 (1.22%) Back Office
3 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (42.68%) Software Engineer
2 21 (25.61%) Developer
3 16 (19.51%) Graduate
4 15 (18.29%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 15 (18.29%) Analyst
5 13 (15.85%) Software Developer
6 11 (13.41%) Analyst Programmer
6 11 (13.41%) Programmer
7 10 (12.20%) DBA
8 8 (9.76%) Research Engineer
9 7 (8.54%) Administrator
10 4 (4.88%) Perl Developer
10 4 (4.88%) Python Developer
10 4 (4.88%) Test Analyst
10 4 (4.88%) Ruby Developer
11 3 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (3.66%) SQL Server DBA
11 3 (3.66%) SQL DBA
12 2 (2.44%) Senior Developer
12 2 (2.44%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.49%) .NET
2 24 (29.27%) HTML
3 23 (28.05%) CSS
4 13 (15.85%) jQuery
5 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET
6 11 (13.41%) XHTML
6 11 (13.41%) XSLT
7 8 (9.76%) HTML5
7 8 (9.76%) CSS3
8 7 (8.54%) LAMP
9 4 (4.88%) Gherkin
10 3 (3.66%) JSP
10 3 (3.66%) XML
11 2 (2.44%) Spring
11 2 (2.44%) Web Services
11 2 (2.44%) RESTful
12 1 (1.22%) JPA
12 1 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (1.22%) Sass
12 1 (1.22%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (31.71%) Computer Science
2 25 (30.49%) Mathematics
3 23 (28.05%) Algorithms
4 14 (17.07%) Open Source
5 13 (15.85%) Kindle
6 4 (4.88%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.66%) W3C
8 2 (2.44%) Statistics
8 2 (2.44%) User Experience
9 1 (1.22%) GIS
9 1 (1.22%) EPoS
9 1 (1.22%) Robotics
9 1 (1.22%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 46 (56.10%) Linux
2 29 (35.37%) UNIX
3 18 (21.95%) Windows
4 6 (7.32%) FreeBSD
5 2 (2.44%) Android
5 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (65.85%) Software Engineering
2 28 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (19.51%) OO
3 16 (19.51%) Project Management
4 14 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (17.07%) Data Analysis
4 14 (17.07%) Test Automation
5 13 (15.85%) Scrum
6 12 (14.63%) BDD
7 11 (13.41%) TDD
7 11 (13.41%) Automated Testing
8 9 (10.98%) Image Processing
9 7 (8.54%) Pair Programming
10 5 (6.10%) User Stories
10 5 (6.10%) OOD
11 4 (4.88%) Regression Testing
11 4 (4.88%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (4.88%) Web Testing
11 4 (4.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (46.34%) PHP
2 35 (42.68%) C++
3 32 (39.02%) Java
4 29 (35.37%) SQL
5 27 (32.93%) Ruby
5 27 (32.93%) JavaScript
6 26 (31.71%) C
7 24 (29.27%) C#
8 13 (15.85%) PL/SQL
9 12 (14.63%) VB
10 11 (13.41%) MATLAB
11 7 (8.54%) T-SQL
11 7 (8.54%) Perl
12 6 (7.32%) Golang
13 3 (3.66%) R
14 2 (2.44%) VB.NET
15 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
15 1 (1.22%) Delphi
15 1 (1.22%) PHP5
15 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 25 (30.49%) PhD
2 22 (26.83%) Degree
3 3 (3.66%) VCP4
4 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.85%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (12.20%) Oracle
1 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.32%) Google
3 3 (3.66%) NorthgateArinso
3 3 (3.66%) Northgate
4 1 (1.22%) ESRI
4 1 (1.22%) Telerik
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits + training
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Salary: £23000 - £32000 per annum
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