The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank - 57 46
Permanent jobs citing Python 0 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 1.11% 3.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.01% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 14
Average salary - - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Python
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
522 349 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 71.60% 55.48% 63.49%
Number of salaries quoted 417 282 262
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Python
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Staffordshire region.

Python Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Python
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 10 (100.00%) Ruby
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (60.00%) Mercurial
2 6 (60.00%) Change Control
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) Remedy
2 6 (60.00%) Subversion
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (40.00%) Software Deployment
3 4 (40.00%) Software Packaging
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (40.00%) Application Packaging
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Back Office
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Middleware
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Ant
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) AccuRev
4 2 (20.00%) Jenkins

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (60.00%) Mercurial
1 6 (60.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) Ant
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Release Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Applications Packager
4 2 (20.00%) Software Packager
5 1 (10.00%) Software Applications Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) Software Packaging
2 4 (40.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (20.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (60.00%) Change Control
2 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (40.00%) Software Deployment
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 10 (100.00%) Ruby
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Remedy
2 2 (20.00%) AccuRev