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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 55 48 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +22
Permanent jobs citing Python 25 42 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.65% 4.99% 2.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.08% 10.24% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 24 39 19
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
353 410 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 51.61% 48.69% 51.94%
Number of salaries quoted 313 389 426
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 4 September 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Southampton

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 53 (72.60%) Linux
2 42 (57.53%) Software Engineering
3 34 (46.58%) Java
4 32 (43.84%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (39.73%) Perl
6 26 (35.62%) PHP
6 26 (35.62%) C++
7 21 (28.77%) UNIX
7 21 (28.77%) Windows
8 18 (24.66%) C
9 16 (21.92%) TDD
9 16 (21.92%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (20.55%) Ruby
11 14 (19.18%) HTML
11 14 (19.18%) JavaScript
11 14 (19.18%) Computer Science
12 12 (16.44%) Mathematics
12 12 (16.44%) CSS
12 12 (16.44%) C#
12 12 (16.44%) Bash Shell
12 12 (16.44%) Cucumber
12 12 (16.44%) BDD
12 12 (16.44%) Jenkins
12 12 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (15.07%) Algorithms
13 11 (15.07%) Puppet
13 11 (15.07%) Test Automation
13 11 (15.07%) Oracle
13 11 (15.07%) Active Directory
13 11 (15.07%) Degree

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (8.22%) Tomcat
1 6 (8.22%) Node.js
2 3 (4.11%) Apache
3 2 (2.74%) JBoss
3 2 (2.74%) Mule
4 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.37%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.70%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (5.48%) Kerberos
2 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.74%) ATM
4 1 (1.37%) LAN
4 1 (1.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.70%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (13.70%) NoSQL
2 8 (10.96%) Big Data
3 7 (9.59%) MySQL
4 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.37%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 12 (16.44%) Cucumber
1 12 (16.44%) Jenkins
2 10 (13.70%) Maven
2 10 (13.70%) Selenium
3 7 (9.59%) JIRA
3 7 (9.59%) HP UFT
4 6 (8.22%) Git (software)
5 5 (6.85%) Subversion
6 3 (4.11%) JUnit
6 3 (4.11%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.11%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.11%) Gradle
7 1 (1.37%) GDB
General
1 3 (4.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Games
2 1 (1.37%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (30.14%) Developer
2 21 (28.77%) Software Engineer
3 15 (20.55%) Software Developer
4 14 (19.18%) Graduate
5 11 (15.07%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (13.70%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (13.70%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 9 (12.33%) Analyst
8 8 (10.96%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 7 (9.59%) Test Analyst
10 5 (6.85%) Test Engineer
10 5 (6.85%) Graduate Software Developer
10 5 (6.85%) Graduate Developer
11 4 (5.48%) Technical Engineer
11 4 (5.48%) Technical Support Engineer
11 4 (5.48%) Technical Support
11 4 (5.48%) Support Engineer
12 3 (4.11%) Java Developer
13 2 (2.74%) Front-End Developer
13 2 (2.74%) Research Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.18%) HTML
2 12 (16.44%) CSS
3 9 (12.33%) AngularJS
4 7 (9.59%) Gherkin
4 7 (9.59%) Spring
4 7 (9.59%) Django
4 7 (9.59%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (8.22%) Web Services
5 6 (8.22%) XML
6 4 (5.48%) .NET
6 4 (5.48%) HTML5
7 3 (4.11%) JPA
7 3 (4.11%) RESTful
7 3 (4.11%) SOAP
7 3 (4.11%) Hibernate
7 3 (4.11%) CSS3
8 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.74%) Ajax
8 2 (2.74%) Java EE
8 2 (2.74%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Computer Science
2 12 (16.44%) Mathematics
2 12 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (15.07%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.48%) User Experience
5 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.74%) Kindle
6 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.37%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.37%) Replication
6 1 (1.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 53 (72.60%) Linux
2 21 (28.77%) UNIX
2 21 (28.77%) Windows
3 10 (13.70%) Fedora
3 10 (13.70%) CentOS
4 7 (9.59%) Solaris
5 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.74%) Android
6 1 (1.37%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.37%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.37%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (57.53%) Software Engineering
2 32 (43.84%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.92%) TDD
3 16 (21.92%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (16.44%) BDD
5 11 (15.07%) Test Automation
6 10 (13.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (13.70%) ITIL
6 10 (13.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (12.33%) Project Management
7 9 (12.33%) Web Development
8 8 (10.96%) User Stories
8 8 (10.96%) OO
8 8 (10.96%) Scrum
8 8 (10.96%) Data Analysis
9 7 (9.59%) Regression Testing
9 7 (9.59%) Test Management
9 7 (9.59%) Automation Testing
10 4 (5.48%) Test Scripting
11 3 (4.11%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 34 (46.58%) Java
2 29 (39.73%) Perl
3 26 (35.62%) PHP
3 26 (35.62%) C++
4 18 (24.66%) C
5 15 (20.55%) Ruby
6 14 (19.18%) JavaScript
7 12 (16.44%) C#
7 12 (16.44%) Bash Shell
8 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
9 6 (8.22%) SQL
9 6 (8.22%) Go
10 2 (2.74%) R
10 2 (2.74%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.37%) VBA
11 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) Degree
2 10 (13.70%) PhD
3 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.70%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (15.07%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (15.07%) Puppet
2 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.37%) StatsD
2 1 (1.37%) logstash
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) Oracle
2 10 (13.70%) Red Hat
2 10 (13.70%) VMware
3 7 (9.59%) Sun
4 6 (8.22%) Google
5 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
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