The table below looks at the statistics for the Python Programmer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python Programmer
Rank 856 875 866
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Programmer 25 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.016% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.017% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 6
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £35,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £100,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £32,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -8.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Python Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python Programmer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Python Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Python Programmer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python Programmer within the UK.

Python Programmer Salary Trend in the UK

Python Programmer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python Programmer over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Python Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Python Programmer
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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
England +1 24 £55,000 +37.50% 2
London +20 19 £55,000 +29.41% 1
City of London - 4 £37,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £60,000 - 1
South East - 2 £60,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Chester - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

Python Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Python Programmer in their job title 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 with Python Programmer in their job title.

1 46 (100.00%) Python
2 31 (67.39%) Finance
2 31 (67.39%) C++
3 30 (65.22%) Computer Science
4 23 (50.00%) Java
5 22 (47.83%) Front Office
6 20 (43.48%) Banking
6 20 (43.48%) Investment Banking
7 16 (34.78%) Open Source
7 16 (34.78%) SQL
8 15 (32.61%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (28.26%) Hedge funds
10 12 (26.09%) Social Media
10 12 (26.09%) Functional Programming
10 12 (26.09%) Grid Computing
11 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
11 10 (21.74%) Multithreading
11 10 (21.74%) Django
11 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
12 9 (19.57%) Degree
13 7 (15.22%) Scrum
14 6 (13.04%) Objective-C
14 6 (13.04%) Linux
14 6 (13.04%) PhD
14 6 (13.04%) PHP
14 6 (13.04%) HTML
14 6 (13.04%) C#
15 5 (10.87%) Web Services
15 5 (10.87%) Relational Database

Python Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Python Programmer in their job title 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 with Python Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) Redis
1 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.52%) Big Data
2 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.52%) MySQL
2 3 (6.52%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.17%) Mahout
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Selenium
1 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
1 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 31 (67.39%) Finance
2 22 (47.83%) Front Office
3 20 (43.48%) Banking
3 20 (43.48%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Marketing
4 3 (6.52%) Advertising
5 2 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) Django
2 6 (13.04%) HTML
3 5 (10.87%) Web Services
4 4 (8.70%) CSS
5 3 (6.52%) jQuery
6 2 (4.35%) HTML5
6 2 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (4.35%) Java EE
6 2 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (65.22%) Computer Science
2 16 (34.78%) Open Source
3 15 (32.61%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (28.26%) Hedge funds
5 12 (26.09%) Social Media
5 12 (26.09%) Grid Computing
6 2 (4.35%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Functional Programming
2 10 (21.74%) Multithreading
2 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 7 (15.22%) Scrum
4 5 (10.87%) Analytics
5 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.52%) Web Development
5 3 (6.52%) Regression Testing
6 2 (4.35%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Predictive Analytics
6 2 (4.35%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.17%) OOP
7 1 (2.17%) MapReduce
7 1 (2.17%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) Python
2 31 (67.39%) C++
3 23 (50.00%) Java
4 16 (34.78%) SQL
5 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.04%) PHP
6 6 (13.04%) Objective-C
6 6 (13.04%) C#
7 2 (4.35%) Ruby
7 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) PhD
3 1 (2.17%) VCP4
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
1 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (4.35%) Google
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago