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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python Programmer
Rank 878 834 892
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Programmer 18 33 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.031% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.033% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 15 32 10
Average salary £80,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-38.00% +25.00%

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
107743 99984 109245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.34% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 87440 83008 92915
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £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 2 October 2014 within the UK.

Python Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Python Programmer
Top 6 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 2 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
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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 -25 18 £80,000 +60.00% 1
London -26 16 £80,000 +23.07% 1
City of London - 12 £80,000 - 1
North West - 2 £31,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £31,000 -
Chester - 1 £31,000 -

Python Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 28 (100.00%) Python
2 14 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 14 (50.00%) C++
3 13 (46.43%) Front Office
3 13 (46.43%) Finance
4 11 (39.29%) Banking
4 11 (39.29%) Investment Banking
5 10 (35.71%) Django
6 9 (32.14%) Linux
7 8 (28.57%) Analytics
8 7 (25.00%) Web Services
8 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (21.43%) JSON
9 6 (21.43%) Java
9 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
9 6 (21.43%) MySQL
9 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
9 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
10 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
10 4 (14.29%) SQL
10 4 (14.29%) HTML
10 4 (14.29%) Open Source
10 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
11 3 (10.71%) Grid Computing
11 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (10.71%) CSS

Python Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 2 (7.14%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) MySQL
1 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.57%) Redis
4 1 (3.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 13 (46.43%) Front Office
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 11 (39.29%) Banking
2 11 (39.29%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.57%) Publishing
3 1 (3.57%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) Django
2 7 (25.00%) Web Services
3 6 (21.43%) JSON
4 4 (14.29%) HTML
5 3 (10.71%) CSS
6 2 (7.14%) Backbone.js
6 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 2 (7.14%) jQuery
6 2 (7.14%) HTML5
7 1 (3.57%) NumPy
7 1 (3.57%) REST
7 1 (3.57%) CSS3
7 1 (3.57%) .NET
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (3.57%) Java EE
7 1 (3.57%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.29%) Open Source
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.71%) Social Media
3 3 (10.71%) Hedge funds
3 3 (10.71%) Grid Computing
3 3 (10.71%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.57%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Analytics
2 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) Functional Programming
5 2 (7.14%) OO
5 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.57%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.57%) BDD
6 1 (3.57%) Refactoring
6 1 (3.57%) Predictive Analytics
6 1 (3.57%) Low Latency
6 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.57%) Scrum
6 1 (3.57%) OOP
6 1 (3.57%) TDD
6 1 (3.57%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Python
2 14 (50.00%) C++
3 6 (21.43%) Java
3 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) C#
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
6 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) Scala
6 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) R
6 1 (3.57%) Golang
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Google
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