The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 55 42 55
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Permanent jobs citing Python 19 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.20% 4.26% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.85% 7.66% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 7
Average salary £37,250 £28,636 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.08% +14.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £24,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,165 £45,397 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Python
North 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 Tyne and Wear region.

Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
392 248 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 66.10% 55.61% 46.73%
Number of salaries quoted 344 226 255
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £46,983
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Python
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Python Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Python
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Python
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 19 £34,500 +8.03% 4
Gateshead -10 1 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Python
North East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 16 (42.11%) Linux
1 16 (42.11%) Open Source
2 15 (39.47%) Java
2 15 (39.47%) Ruby
3 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
4 12 (31.58%) HTML
4 12 (31.58%) HTML5
4 12 (31.58%) MongoDB
5 11 (28.95%) Scrum
6 10 (26.32%) TDD
6 10 (26.32%) Web Development
6 10 (26.32%) Django
6 10 (26.32%) Visualisation
6 10 (26.32%) C++
7 8 (21.05%) Scala
7 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
8 7 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (18.42%) Puppet
8 7 (18.42%) C#
8 7 (18.42%) Oracle
9 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 6 (15.79%) Business Objects
9 6 (15.79%) CSS
9 6 (15.79%) Perl
9 6 (15.79%) PHP
9 6 (15.79%) Cognos
9 6 (15.79%) SAS
9 6 (15.79%) IBM
9 6 (15.79%) Microsoft

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 6 (15.79%) SAS
1 6 (15.79%) Confluence
2 3 (7.89%) Node.js
3 2 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.63%) PPP
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.63%) VPN
1 1 (2.63%) SSL
1 1 (2.63%) IPv4
1 1 (2.63%) IPv6
1 1 (2.63%) SAN
1 1 (2.63%) MPLS
1 1 (2.63%) OSPF
1 1 (2.63%) BGP
1 1 (2.63%) EIGRP
1 1 (2.63%) L2TP
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) IPsec
1 1 (2.63%) xDSL
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) MongoDB
2 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) QlikView
2 6 (15.79%) Pentaho
3 3 (7.89%) MySQL
4 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) JIRA
1 6 (15.79%) Selenium
1 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) JUnit
4 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (15.79%) Games
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Consultant
3 6 (15.79%) Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Programmer
3 6 (15.79%) SAS BI Consultant
4 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Tester
6 3 (7.89%) Junior
6 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Software Quality Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Junior Developer
7 2 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.26%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) HTML
1 12 (31.58%) HTML5
2 10 (26.32%) Django
3 6 (15.79%) Spring
3 6 (15.79%) JSON
3 6 (15.79%) CSS
3 6 (15.79%) RESTful
4 3 (7.89%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (5.26%) CSS3
5 2 (5.26%) XML
5 2 (5.26%) XHTML
5 2 (5.26%) .NET
6 1 (2.63%) jQuery
6 1 (2.63%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.63%) Ember.js
6 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.63%) Catalyst
6 1 (2.63%) SproutCore
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Open Source
2 10 (26.32%) Visualisation
3 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.89%) Kinect
5 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (5.26%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (2.63%) User Experience
6 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.63%) Replication
6 1 (2.63%) RIA
6 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) UNIX
3 2 (5.26%) CentOS
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) Scrum
3 10 (26.32%) Web Development
3 10 (26.32%) TDD
4 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
5 6 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (15.79%) Business Analytics
5 6 (15.79%) Analytics
5 6 (15.79%) Kanban
5 6 (15.79%) Business Analysis
5 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.53%) BDD
7 3 (7.89%) 3D Visualisation
7 3 (7.89%) DevOps
7 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.89%) Performance Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Manual Testing
7 3 (7.89%) OO
7 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) Java
1 15 (39.47%) Ruby
2 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
3 10 (26.32%) C++
4 8 (21.05%) Scala
5 7 (18.42%) C#
6 6 (15.79%) Perl
6 6 (15.79%) PHP
6 6 (15.79%) R
7 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.89%) C
7 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.63%) SQL
8 1 (2.63%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.63%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.63%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) CCIE
2 1 (2.63%) CCSP
2 1 (2.63%) CCNP
2 1 (2.63%) CCIP
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.63%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 3 (7.89%) ISO 9001
3 2 (5.26%) TickIT
3 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Puppet
1 7 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) Nagios
2 1 (2.63%) Cacti
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle
2 6 (15.79%) Business Objects
2 6 (15.79%) Cognos
2 6 (15.79%) IBM
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Teradata
2 6 (15.79%) Tableau
2 6 (15.79%) Cloudera
3 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Percona
4 1 (2.63%) Sencha
4 1 (2.63%) F5
Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, Newcastle
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: £55,120
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago