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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python Programmer
Rank 903 919 866
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Programmer 12 13 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.011% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.012% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 25
Average salary £56,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.61% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £50,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,700 £96,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £22,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -55.00%

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
103370 110694 102634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.33% 94.52% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 85496 90365 85012
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 30 July 2015 within the UK.

Python Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Python Programmer
Top 12 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 30 July 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 +34 12 £56,500 +7.61% 1
London +27 7 £78,000 +38.66%
Plymouth - 3 - -
Devon - 3 - -
South West - 3 - -
City of London +29 1 £78,000 +48.57%
South East - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £35,000 -
Oxford - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £35,000 -
East of England - 1 £35,000 - 1

Python Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 39 (100.00%) Python
2 25 (64.10%) C++
3 23 (58.97%) Java
3 23 (58.97%) Finance
3 23 (58.97%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (56.41%) Computer Science
5 18 (46.15%) Open Source
6 17 (43.59%) SQL
7 15 (38.46%) Front Office
8 14 (35.90%) Investment Banking
8 14 (35.90%) Grid Computing
8 14 (35.90%) Banking
8 14 (35.90%) Social Media
8 14 (35.90%) Hedge funds
8 14 (35.90%) Functional Programming
9 9 (23.08%) Linux
10 8 (20.51%) Django
11 5 (12.82%) CSS
11 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
11 5 (12.82%) HTML
12 4 (10.26%) C
12 4 (10.26%) Advertising
12 4 (10.26%) Benchmarking
12 4 (10.26%) Android
12 4 (10.26%) Scala
12 4 (10.26%) Hadoop
12 4 (10.26%) Marketing
12 4 (10.26%) Web Development
12 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
12 4 (10.26%) Algorithms

Python Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) SaaS
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) HBase
1 4 (10.26%) Redis
1 4 (10.26%) Mahout
1 4 (10.26%) Hadoop
1 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.69%) Big Data
General
1 23 (58.97%) Finance
2 15 (38.46%) Front Office
3 14 (35.90%) Banking
3 14 (35.90%) Investment Banking
4 4 (10.26%) Marketing
4 4 (10.26%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) Django
2 5 (12.82%) HTML
2 5 (12.82%) CSS
3 4 (10.26%) MLlib
4 2 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.56%) Pylons
5 1 (2.56%) HTML5
5 1 (2.56%) Flask
5 1 (2.56%) Pyramid
5 1 (2.56%) React
Miscellaneous
1 23 (58.97%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (56.41%) Computer Science
3 14 (35.90%) Grid Computing
3 14 (35.90%) Social Media
3 14 (35.90%) Hedge funds
4 4 (10.26%) Algorithms
4 4 (10.26%) CUDA
5 1 (2.56%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Android
2 4 (10.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Open Source
2 14 (35.90%) Functional Programming
3 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
3 4 (10.26%) Web Development
3 4 (10.26%) Benchmarking
4 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.13%) Regression Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) OOP
6 1 (2.56%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Python
2 25 (64.10%) C++
3 23 (58.97%) Java
4 17 (43.59%) SQL
5 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.26%) C
6 4 (10.26%) Scala
7 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Puppet
1 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef