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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 56 38 70
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +32
Permanent jobs citing Python 7 33 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.55% 5.85% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.41% 8.99% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4 32 2
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £30,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,700 £50,000 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
291 367 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 64.24% 65.07% 62.11%
Number of salaries quoted 244 345 353
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 31 October 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 31 October 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 -24 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (41.67%) Drupal
2 5 (41.67%) MySQL
2 5 (41.67%) PHP
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) VBA
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (33.33%) LabVIEW
3 4 (33.33%) Lua
3 4 (33.33%) Robotics
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Ruby
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) C
5 2 (16.67%) ActionScript
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) C++
5 2 (16.67%) Flash
5 2 (16.67%) MPEG
5 2 (16.67%) Firmware
5 2 (16.67%) DVB
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Multicast
5 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
5 2 (16.67%) Multithreading

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 5 (41.67%) Drupal
2 1 (8.33%) WordPress
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DVB
1 2 (16.67%) Multicast
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) VLAN
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) IPv4
2 1 (8.33%) IPv6
2 1 (8.33%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) LabVIEW
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Graduate
2 4 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (16.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) Flash
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
2 2 (16.67%) REST
2 2 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (8.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (33.33%) Robotics
3 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (16.67%) MPEG
4 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 2 (16.67%) Signal Processing
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (8.33%) Android Development
4 1 (8.33%) Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) PHP
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) VBA
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) Lua
3 3 (25.00%) C
3 3 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (16.67%) ActionScript
4 2 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Firmware