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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 47 58 66
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Permanent jobs citing Python 22 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.41% 1.93% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.73% 2.63% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 22 5 6
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £51,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
384 342 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 59.53% 73.23% 63.75%
Number of salaries quoted 371 279 405
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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 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
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Python Salary Histogram 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 6 July 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
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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 +4 22 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 27 (93.10%) Java
2 19 (65.52%) C#
3 17 (58.62%) Games
4 16 (55.17%) Ruby
4 16 (55.17%) C++
5 15 (51.72%) Go
6 14 (48.28%) RabbitMQ
6 14 (48.28%) SOA
6 14 (48.28%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (48.28%) Scrum
7 10 (34.48%) Online Games
8 8 (27.59%) Linux
9 7 (24.14%) HTML
9 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
9 7 (24.14%) Bash Shell
9 7 (24.14%) Mobile App
9 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
9 7 (24.14%) SDLC
10 6 (20.69%) SQL
10 6 (20.69%) MySQL
10 6 (20.69%) XML
10 6 (20.69%) UNIX
11 5 (17.24%) CSS
11 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (17.24%) QA
11 5 (17.24%) Selenium
11 5 (17.24%) jQuery
12 4 (13.79%) VoIP
12 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
12 4 (13.79%) Oracle

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
1 4 (13.79%) VoIP
2 2 (6.90%) SMTP
2 2 (6.90%) HTTP
2 2 (6.90%) VPN
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (20.69%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Selenium
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
3 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
3 3 (10.34%) Calabash
3 3 (10.34%) JUnit
3 3 (10.34%) Bugzilla
3 3 (10.34%) JIRA
General
1 17 (58.62%) Games
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Software Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) QA Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.34%) QA Tester
5 3 (10.34%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Automated Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Junior
6 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Software Applications Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (24.14%) HTML
3 6 (20.69%) XML
4 5 (17.24%) CSS
4 5 (17.24%) jQuery
5 2 (6.90%) DHTML
6 1 (3.45%) HTML5
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Online Games
2 7 (24.14%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) DTV
4 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) UNIX
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Android
3 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) SOA
1 14 (48.28%) Scrum
2 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
2 7 (24.14%) SDLC
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
4 3 (10.34%) BDD
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.45%) TDD
6 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.45%) OOP
6 1 (3.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) Java
2 19 (65.52%) C#
3 16 (55.17%) C++
3 16 (55.17%) Ruby
4 15 (51.72%) Go
5 7 (24.14%) Bash Shell
5 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
6 6 (20.69%) SQL
7 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
8 3 (10.34%) Perl
9 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) NFS
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) SAP