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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python Programmer
Rank 861 897 875
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Programmer 22 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.009% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.009% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 11
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -36.00%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Python Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Python Programmer
Top 11 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 22 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +43 18 £36,250 -9.37% 1
London +49 11 £67,500 +68.75%
Cambridgeshire - 5 £35,000 -
Cambridge - 5 £35,000 -
East of England - 5 £35,000 -
City of London +41 2 £52,500 +5.00%
Oxfordshire +16 1 £60,000 +41.17%
South East +4 1 £60,000 +41.17%
South West - 1 - -
Devon - 1 - -
Plymouth - 1 - -

Python Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 47 (100.00%) Python
2 32 (68.09%) C++
3 29 (61.70%) Computer Science
4 28 (59.57%) Java
4 28 (59.57%) Finance
5 19 (40.43%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (36.17%) Open Source
6 17 (36.17%) Front Office
6 17 (36.17%) SQL
7 16 (34.04%) Banking
7 16 (34.04%) Investment Banking
8 13 (27.66%) Social Media
8 13 (27.66%) Hedge funds
8 13 (27.66%) Grid Computing
8 13 (27.66%) Functional Programming
9 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
10 10 (21.28%) Multithreading
11 9 (19.15%) Software Engineering
11 9 (19.15%) Linux
12 8 (17.02%) Django
13 7 (14.89%) Degree
13 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (12.77%) Scrum
14 6 (12.77%) Objective-C
14 6 (12.77%) PhD
14 6 (12.77%) PHP
14 6 (12.77%) C#
15 5 (10.64%) Redis
15 5 (10.64%) Hadoop
15 5 (10.64%) HTML

Python Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (8.51%) SaaS
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) Redis
1 5 (10.64%) Hadoop
2 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.51%) Mahout
2 4 (8.51%) HBase
3 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.26%) Big Data
4 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.13%) Selenium
General
1 28 (59.57%) Finance
2 17 (36.17%) Front Office
3 16 (34.04%) Banking
3 16 (34.04%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.51%) Advertising
4 4 (8.51%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) Django
2 5 (10.64%) HTML
3 4 (8.51%) CSS
3 4 (8.51%) MLlib
4 2 (4.26%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.13%) Flask
5 1 (2.13%) HTML5
5 1 (2.13%) Pyramid
5 1 (2.13%) React
5 1 (2.13%) jQuery
5 1 (2.13%) Pylons
5 1 (2.13%) Java EE
5 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (61.70%) Computer Science
2 19 (40.43%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (36.17%) Open Source
4 13 (27.66%) Social Media
4 13 (27.66%) Hedge funds
4 13 (27.66%) Grid Computing
5 4 (8.51%) CUDA
6 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.13%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.13%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Android
2 4 (8.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Functional Programming
2 10 (21.28%) Multithreading
3 9 (19.15%) Software Engineering
4 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.77%) Scrum
6 4 (8.51%) Benchmarking
6 4 (8.51%) Web Development
6 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.38%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.26%) Analytics
9 1 (2.13%) Algorithmic Trading
9 1 (2.13%) Predictive Analytics
9 1 (2.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) Python
2 32 (68.09%) C++
3 28 (59.57%) Java
4 17 (36.17%) SQL
5 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
6 6 (12.77%) Objective-C
6 6 (12.77%) PHP
6 6 (12.77%) C#
7 4 (8.51%) C
7 4 (8.51%) Scala
8 2 (4.26%) Ruby
8 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Degree
2 6 (12.77%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (2.13%) Google