The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 59 44 66
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +22
Permanent jobs citing Python 8 34 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.28% 5.76% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.00% 7.33% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 7
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £52,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Python
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
401 464 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 64.06% 78.64% 58.13%
Number of salaries quoted 370 353 339
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Python
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Python Salary Trend in Suffolk

Python
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -8 8 £35,000 -12.50%
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 9 (56.25%) Java
1 9 (56.25%) MySQL
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) UNIX
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) HTML
3 7 (43.75%) jQuery
3 7 (43.75%) Bash Shell
4 6 (37.50%) C#
5 5 (31.25%) C++
5 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
5 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
5 5 (31.25%) Ruby
6 4 (25.00%) VoIP
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) HTML5
6 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (25.00%) Go
6 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) XML
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
7 3 (18.75%) SOA
7 3 (18.75%) Perl
7 3 (18.75%) PHP
7 3 (18.75%) Games
7 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) Mobile App

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 4 (25.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) MySQL
2 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Games
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Python Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
1 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 7 (43.75%) jQuery
3 4 (25.00%) HTML5
3 4 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (6.25%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) DTV
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) TDD
2 3 (18.75%) Scrum
2 3 (18.75%) SOA
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) OOP
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) Bash Shell
4 6 (37.50%) C#
5 5 (31.25%) C++
5 5 (31.25%) Ruby
6 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (25.00%) Go
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) Perl
7 3 (18.75%) PHP
8 1 (6.25%) Tcl
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) SAP