The table below looks at the statistics for the Python Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python Software Engineer
Rank 882 907 884
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Software Engineer 18 37 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% 0.032% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 18 34 6
Average salary £61,250 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.94% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £89,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £35,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+92.85% +32.07%

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
105334 114534 105198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86166 92849 87525
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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Python Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python Software Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Python Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Python Software Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python Software Engineer within the UK.

Python Software Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Python Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python Software Engineer over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 within the UK.

Python Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Python Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 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 +33 18 £61,250 +28.94%
London +28 10 £51,250 +2.50%
East of England +33 4 £55,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £67,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £67,500 -
North West +2 2 £67,500 +100.00%
South West -11 2 £67,500 +42.10%
Manchester - 2 £67,500 -
Bristol - 2 £67,500 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £42,500 -

Python Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Python Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Python
1 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (60.71%) C++
3 11 (39.29%) Degree
4 10 (35.71%) Scala
5 9 (32.14%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (32.14%) Java
5 9 (32.14%) Big Data
6 8 (28.57%) Golang
6 8 (28.57%) Akka
6 8 (28.57%) Docker
6 8 (28.57%) gevent
6 8 (28.57%) Kubernetes
6 8 (28.57%) C
6 8 (28.57%) Java RMI
6 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (28.57%) TDD
6 8 (28.57%) Data Management
6 8 (28.57%) JavaSpaces
6 8 (28.57%) Open Source
6 8 (28.57%) Twisted
6 8 (28.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (25.00%) QA
7 7 (25.00%) R
7 7 (25.00%) MATLAB
7 7 (25.00%) Data Modelling
7 7 (25.00%) PhD
7 7 (25.00%) JavaScript

Python Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Python Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Big Data
2 3 (10.71%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) Redis
4 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) Java RMI
1 8 (28.57%) JavaSpaces
1 8 (28.57%) Twisted
1 8 (28.57%) Akka
1 8 (28.57%) gevent
2 2 (7.14%) Django
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) Ext JS
3 1 (3.57%) Pyramid
3 1 (3.57%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 8 (28.57%) Open Source
2 3 (10.71%) Data Structures
2 3 (10.71%) Algorithms
2 3 (10.71%) Mathematics
3 2 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) TDD
2 8 (28.57%) Data Management
3 7 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 7 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics
3 7 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 7 (25.00%) Analytics
4 6 (21.43%) Scrum
4 6 (21.43%) Multithreading
5 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Python
2 17 (60.71%) C++
3 10 (35.71%) Scala
4 9 (32.14%) Java
5 8 (28.57%) C
5 8 (28.57%) Golang
6 7 (25.00%) R
6 7 (25.00%) MATLAB
6 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (21.43%) C#
7 6 (21.43%) PHP
7 6 (21.43%) Objective-C
8 2 (7.14%) Perl
9 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Degree
2 7 (25.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 8 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Rackspace