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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 38 60 66
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +6
Permanent jobs citing Python 41 25 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.77% 2.91% 2.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.17% 5.69% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 32 22 23
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
367 439 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 51.69% 51.17% 54.77%
Number of salaries quoted 320 404 476
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 30 July 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Southampton

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 55 (70.51%) Linux
2 46 (58.97%) Software Engineering
3 34 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (41.03%) Java
5 30 (38.46%) C++
6 26 (33.33%) PHP
7 25 (32.05%) Perl
8 24 (30.77%) UNIX
9 21 (26.92%) C
10 20 (25.64%) Windows
11 19 (24.36%) Mathematics
12 18 (23.08%) Computer Science
13 17 (21.79%) PhD
14 16 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (20.51%) TDD
14 16 (20.51%) Algorithms
15 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (19.23%) HTML
16 14 (17.95%) C#
16 14 (17.95%) Ruby
16 14 (17.95%) Test Automation
16 14 (17.95%) Cucumber
16 14 (17.95%) BDD
16 14 (17.95%) Jenkins
17 13 (16.67%) Puppet
17 13 (16.67%) JavaScript
17 13 (16.67%) CSS
18 12 (15.38%) Project Management
18 12 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
19 11 (14.10%) Active Directory

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (8.97%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.13%) Node.js
3 3 (3.85%) Apache
4 2 (2.56%) JBoss
4 2 (2.56%) Mule
5 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.28%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (5.13%) Kerberos
2 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.85%) LAN
4 2 (2.56%) ATM
5 1 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (11.54%) MySQL
3 6 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.13%) Big Data
6 1 (1.28%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (17.95%) Cucumber
1 14 (17.95%) Jenkins
2 11 (14.10%) Maven
3 10 (12.82%) Selenium
4 7 (8.97%) Git (software)
4 7 (8.97%) JIRA
4 7 (8.97%) HP UFT
5 6 (7.69%) Subversion
6 4 (5.13%) JUnit
6 4 (5.13%) Eclipse
6 4 (5.13%) Gradle
7 3 (3.85%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.28%) GDB
General
1 3 (3.85%) Finance
1 3 (3.85%) Games
2 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Software Engineer
1 24 (30.77%) Developer
2 18 (23.08%) Graduate
3 17 (21.79%) Software Developer
4 12 (15.38%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 11 (14.10%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (12.82%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 10 (12.82%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (11.54%) Analyst
8 7 (8.97%) Test Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) Test Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Graduate Software Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Graduate Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Java Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Technical Support
11 3 (3.85%) Support Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) Research Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) Technical Support Engineer
12 2 (2.56%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.23%) HTML
2 13 (16.67%) CSS
3 7 (8.97%) Web Services
3 7 (8.97%) Spring
3 7 (8.97%) Gherkin
4 6 (7.69%) HTML5
4 6 (7.69%) XML
5 5 (6.41%) Django
5 5 (6.41%) AngularJS
5 5 (6.41%) CSS3
6 4 (5.13%) JPA
6 4 (5.13%) RESTful
6 4 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (5.13%) Hibernate
6 4 (5.13%) SOAP
6 4 (5.13%) .NET
7 3 (3.85%) LAMP
8 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.56%) Java EE
8 2 (2.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.36%) Mathematics
2 18 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 16 (20.51%) Algorithms
4 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.85%) Kindle
5 3 (3.85%) Statistics
6 2 (2.56%) User Experience
7 1 (1.28%) Replication
7 1 (1.28%) Robotics
7 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 55 (70.51%) Linux
2 24 (30.77%) UNIX
3 20 (25.64%) Windows
4 10 (12.82%) Fedora
4 10 (12.82%) CentOS
5 7 (8.97%) Solaris
6 3 (3.85%) FreeBSD
7 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.56%) Android
8 1 (1.28%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (58.97%) Software Engineering
2 34 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.51%) TDD
3 16 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (17.95%) Test Automation
4 14 (17.95%) BDD
5 12 (15.38%) Project Management
6 11 (14.10%) Data Analysis
7 10 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (12.82%) ITIL
7 10 (12.82%) OO
7 10 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (11.54%) Scrum
9 8 (10.26%) User Stories
10 7 (8.97%) Automation Testing
10 7 (8.97%) Regression Testing
10 7 (8.97%) Test Management
11 6 (7.69%) Web Development
11 6 (7.69%) Open Source
11 6 (7.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.03%) Java
2 30 (38.46%) C++
3 26 (33.33%) PHP
4 25 (32.05%) Perl
5 21 (26.92%) C
6 14 (17.95%) C#
6 14 (17.95%) Ruby
7 13 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 11 (14.10%) Bash Shell
9 8 (10.26%) Go
10 7 (8.97%) PowerShell
10 7 (8.97%) SQL
11 6 (7.69%) MATLAB
12 5 (6.41%) R
13 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
14 1 (1.28%) VBA
14 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
14 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (21.79%) PhD
2 9 (11.54%) Degree
3 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.82%) QA
2 3 (3.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (14.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.28%) StatsD
2 1 (1.28%) logstash
Vendors
1 11 (14.10%) Oracle
2 10 (12.82%) Red Hat
2 10 (12.82%) VMware
3 8 (10.26%) Google
4 7 (8.97%) Sun
5 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
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