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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 44 73 75
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +2
Permanent jobs citing Python 45 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.29% 1.83% 1.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.66% 3.66% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 42 15 13
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
422 410 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 49.65% 49.94% 51.96%
Number of salaries quoted 402 398 405
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,175 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Southampton

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (54.90%) Linux
2 23 (45.10%) C++
3 22 (43.14%) PHP
4 17 (33.33%) C
4 17 (33.33%) Perl
5 16 (31.37%) Software Engineering
6 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (23.53%) TDD
7 12 (23.53%) SQL
7 12 (23.53%) Java
8 11 (21.57%) Ruby
9 9 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (17.65%) C#
10 8 (15.69%) Web Services
10 8 (15.69%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (15.69%) LoadRunner
10 8 (15.69%) Regression Testing
10 8 (15.69%) Embedded Linux
10 8 (15.69%) JIRA
10 8 (15.69%) Selenium
10 8 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (15.69%) Web Testing
10 8 (15.69%) Test Management
10 8 (15.69%) System Testing
10 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
10 8 (15.69%) Cucumber
10 8 (15.69%) BDD
10 8 (15.69%) Gherkin
10 8 (15.69%) User Stories
10 8 (15.69%) Mobile App

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (9.80%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.92%) DNS
2 2 (3.92%) DVB
2 2 (3.92%) LDAP
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (13.73%) MySQL
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) DB2
3 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) JIRA
1 8 (15.69%) Selenium
1 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
1 8 (15.69%) Cucumber
1 8 (15.69%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (15.69%) LoadRunner
1 8 (15.69%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
2 1 (1.96%) GDB
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Electronics
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Developer
2 6 (11.76%) Analyst
2 6 (11.76%) Software Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Test Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) PHP Developer
4 4 (7.84%) C++ Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Android Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Ruby Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Programmer
5 3 (5.88%) Consultant
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Perl Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Python Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Linux Support
6 2 (3.92%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) Web Services
1 8 (15.69%) Gherkin
2 7 (13.73%) REST
2 7 (13.73%) HTML
2 7 (13.73%) SOAP
2 7 (13.73%) WSDL
2 7 (13.73%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (9.80%) CSS
4 4 (7.84%) JSON
5 3 (5.88%) XML
6 2 (3.92%) .NET
6 2 (3.92%) jQuery
6 2 (3.92%) OpenMP
6 2 (3.92%) OpenCL
6 2 (3.92%) HTML5
7 1 (1.96%) CSS3
7 1 (1.96%) LAMP
7 1 (1.96%) RESTful
7 1 (1.96%) MFC
7 1 (1.96%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Kindle
3 2 (3.92%) MPEG
3 2 (3.92%) GIS
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
3 2 (3.92%) VHDL
3 2 (3.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.92%) Physics
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) CMDB
4 1 (1.96%) Open Source
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (54.90%) Linux
2 8 (15.69%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (11.76%) Android
3 6 (11.76%) Windows
4 5 (9.80%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.92%) AIX
5 2 (3.92%) Solaris
5 2 (3.92%) CentOS
5 2 (3.92%) Debian
5 2 (3.92%) Fedora
5 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Software Engineering
2 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (23.53%) TDD
4 9 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (15.69%) Regression Testing
5 8 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (15.69%) Web Testing
5 8 (15.69%) Test Management
5 8 (15.69%) System Testing
5 8 (15.69%) BDD
5 8 (15.69%) User Stories
5 8 (15.69%) Automation Testing
6 7 (13.73%) MVC
7 6 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (9.80%) OO
9 4 (7.84%) Test Strategy
9 4 (7.84%) Line Management
9 4 (7.84%) Android Development
9 4 (7.84%) Product Management
10 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (45.10%) C++
2 22 (43.14%) PHP
3 17 (33.33%) C
3 17 (33.33%) Perl
4 12 (23.53%) Java
4 12 (23.53%) SQL
5 11 (21.57%) Ruby
6 9 (17.65%) C#
7 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
7 7 (13.73%) PHP5
8 6 (11.76%) Objective-C
9 3 (5.88%) Embedded C++
9 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
1 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) EMC
2 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle
2 2 (3.92%) VMware
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco
3 1 (1.96%) Apple
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 17 days ago