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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python Programmer
Rank 864 921 900
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Programmer 26 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.010% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.011% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 3
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £42,250 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+20.80% -25.50%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015 within the UK.

Python Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Python Programmer
Top 10 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 24 April 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 +23 22 £57,500 +43.75% 5
London +34 14 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Cambridgeshire - 5 £35,000 - 1
Cambridge - 5 £35,000 - 1
East of England - 5 £35,000 - 1
South East +17 3 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Oxfordshire +15 3 £60,000 +41.17%
City of London - 3 £37,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Python Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 49 (100.00%) Python
2 34 (69.39%) C++
3 31 (63.27%) Finance
3 31 (63.27%) Computer Science
4 28 (57.14%) Java
5 21 (42.86%) Front Office
6 20 (40.82%) SQL
7 18 (36.73%) Banking
7 18 (36.73%) Investment Banking
7 18 (36.73%) Open Source
7 18 (36.73%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (30.61%) Hedge funds
9 14 (28.57%) Grid Computing
9 14 (28.57%) Functional Programming
9 14 (28.57%) Social Media
10 11 (22.45%) Multithreading
11 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
12 8 (16.33%) Linux
12 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
12 8 (16.33%) Degree
13 7 (14.29%) Django
14 6 (12.24%) Scrum
14 6 (12.24%) Objective-C
14 6 (12.24%) PhD
14 6 (12.24%) PHP
14 6 (12.24%) C#
15 5 (10.20%) HTML
15 5 (10.20%) Hadoop
15 5 (10.20%) Redis

Python Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) SaaS
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Hadoop
1 5 (10.20%) Redis
2 4 (8.16%) Mahout
2 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.12%) HBase
4 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.08%) Big Data
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.04%) MySQL
5 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Selenium
1 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
General
1 31 (63.27%) Finance
2 21 (42.86%) Front Office
3 18 (36.73%) Banking
3 18 (36.73%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.16%) Marketing
4 4 (8.16%) Advertising
5 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) Django
2 5 (10.20%) HTML
3 4 (8.16%) CSS
4 2 (4.08%) Web Services
4 2 (4.08%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.04%) Java EE
5 1 (2.04%) jQuery
5 1 (2.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (63.27%) Computer Science
2 18 (36.73%) Open Source
2 18 (36.73%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (30.61%) Hedge funds
4 14 (28.57%) Social Media
4 14 (28.57%) Grid Computing
5 3 (6.12%) CUDA
6 1 (2.04%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.04%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Android
2 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Functional Programming
2 11 (22.45%) Multithreading
3 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
4 6 (12.24%) Scrum
5 4 (8.16%) Regression Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Web Development
5 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.12%) Benchmarking
7 2 (4.08%) OOP
7 2 (4.08%) Analytics
8 1 (2.04%) MapReduce
8 1 (2.04%) Machine Learning
8 1 (2.04%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) Python
2 34 (69.39%) C++
3 28 (57.14%) Java
4 20 (40.82%) SQL
5 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
6 6 (12.24%) PHP
6 6 (12.24%) Objective-C
6 6 (12.24%) C#
7 3 (6.12%) C
7 3 (6.12%) Scala
8 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Degree
2 6 (12.24%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
1 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (2.04%) Google
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