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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python Programmer
Rank 885 900 858
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Programmer 14 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.009% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.009% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 23
Average salary £58,750 £80,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.56% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £50,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £82,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 - £50,000

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
104523 110040 100310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 87158 89009 83141
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +26 14 £58,750 -26.56% 3
London +1 10 £60,000 -25.00% 1
City of London +25 3 £60,000 -25.00%
South West - 3 £25,000 - 2
Devon - 2 £25,000 -
Plymouth - 2 £25,000 -
Oxford - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - - 2
South East - 1 - -

Python Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 36 (100.00%) Python
2 25 (69.44%) C++
3 24 (66.67%) Java
4 23 (63.89%) Computer Science
5 20 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (47.22%) Finance
7 16 (44.44%) SQL
8 15 (41.67%) Front Office
9 14 (38.89%) Open Source
9 14 (38.89%) Social Media
9 14 (38.89%) Hedge funds
9 14 (38.89%) Grid Computing
9 14 (38.89%) Investment Banking
9 14 (38.89%) Banking
9 14 (38.89%) Functional Programming
10 6 (16.67%) Linux
10 6 (16.67%) Django
11 5 (13.89%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (13.89%) SaaS
11 5 (13.89%) Algorithms
12 4 (11.11%) MLlib
12 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
12 4 (11.11%) Benchmarking
12 4 (11.11%) C
12 4 (11.11%) CUDA
12 4 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
12 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
12 4 (11.11%) HBase

Python Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (13.89%) SaaS
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.33%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 4 (11.11%) HBase
1 4 (11.11%) Mahout
1 4 (11.11%) Big Data
1 4 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
General
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 15 (41.67%) Front Office
3 14 (38.89%) Banking
3 14 (38.89%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Django
2 4 (11.11%) MLlib
3 2 (5.56%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) CSS
3 2 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (2.78%) CSS3
4 1 (2.78%) Flask
4 1 (2.78%) Pyramid
4 1 (2.78%) React
4 1 (2.78%) jQuery
4 1 (2.78%) Mason
4 1 (2.78%) Visualforce
4 1 (2.78%) Pylons
Miscellaneous
1 23 (63.89%) Computer Science
2 20 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (38.89%) Social Media
3 14 (38.89%) Hedge funds
3 14 (38.89%) Grid Computing
4 5 (13.89%) Algorithms
5 4 (11.11%) CUDA
6 3 (8.33%) Mathematics
6 3 (8.33%) Physics
7 1 (2.78%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Android
2 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Open Source
1 14 (38.89%) Functional Programming
2 4 (11.11%) Benchmarking
2 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 3 (8.33%) Mobile First
4 1 (2.78%) BDD
4 1 (2.78%) OOP
4 1 (2.78%) CRM
4 1 (2.78%) Web Development
4 1 (2.78%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (2.78%) Multithreading
4 1 (2.78%) Regression Testing
4 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.78%) TDD
4 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Python
2 25 (69.44%) C++
3 24 (66.67%) Java
4 16 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (11.11%) C
5 4 (11.11%) Scala
6 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle
1 1 (2.78%) Siebel
1 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (2.78%) Eloqua