The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 14 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Python 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 2.50% 2.50% 1.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% 5.56% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £35,000 £23,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.53% -40.38%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
Python
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
26 36 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 65.00% 45.00% 60.66%
Number of salaries quoted 19 32 31
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +23.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Python
Salary Trend in Sussex

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

Python Salary Trend in Sussex

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) Tcl
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Rational Robot
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) WebLOAD
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Calabash
2 1 (50.00%) LoadUI
2 1 (50.00%) Appium
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) Rational Robot
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Hedge funds
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Tcl
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript