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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 55 24 75
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +51
Permanent jobs citing Python 6 44 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.31% 8.89% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.05% 13.25% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 43 3
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
293 332 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 63.97% 67.07% 71.38%
Number of salaries quoted 243 300 382
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014. 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 -26 4 £37,500 -16.66%
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 6 (42.86%) MySQL
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) PHP
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 4 (28.57%) Drupal
3 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 3 (21.43%) Lua
4 3 (21.43%) Robotics
4 3 (21.43%) Ruby
4 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
4 3 (21.43%) LabVIEW
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) Perl
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) C
4 3 (21.43%) VBA
4 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
4 3 (21.43%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) Signal Processing
5 2 (14.29%) Multicast
5 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
5 2 (14.29%) ActionScript
5 2 (14.29%) C++
5 2 (14.29%) UNIX

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) Drupal
2 1 (7.14%) WordPress
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 2 (14.29%) DVB
1 2 (14.29%) Multicast
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) VLAN
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) IPv4
2 1 (7.14%) IPv6
2 1 (7.14%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) LabVIEW
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Graduate
3 3 (21.43%) PHP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (14.29%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Python Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) HTML5
3 2 (14.29%) Flash
4 1 (7.14%) CGI
4 1 (7.14%) Django
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (21.43%) Robotics
3 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 2 (14.29%) MPEG
4 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 2 (14.29%) Signal Processing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (7.14%) Android Development
4 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) PHP
2 4 (28.57%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) Perl
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) VBA
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby
3 3 (21.43%) Lua
3 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
3 3 (21.43%) C
4 2 (14.29%) ActionScript
4 2 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Firmware