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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python Software Engineer
Rank 869 848 868
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Software Engineer 11 41 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.039% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.042% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 11 40 17
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 26 January 2015 within the UK.

Python Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Python Software Engineer
Top 5 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 26 January 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 -30 11 £55,000 +4.76% 5
London -7 10 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Cheshire -4 1 £32,500 -
North West -19 1 £32,500 -38.09%
Ellesmere Port - 1 £32,500 -

Python Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 26 (100.00%) Python
1 26 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (61.54%) C++
3 11 (42.31%) Data Structures
3 11 (42.31%) Algorithms
4 10 (38.46%) Degree
4 10 (38.46%) Computer Science
5 9 (34.62%) Scala
6 8 (30.77%) Open Source
6 8 (30.77%) Puppet
7 7 (26.92%) Node.js
7 7 (26.92%) Java
7 7 (26.92%) Games
8 6 (23.08%) Publishing
8 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 6 (23.08%) C#
8 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
8 6 (23.08%) Big Data
8 6 (23.08%) Golang
8 6 (23.08%) Xbox
8 6 (23.08%) Google
9 5 (19.23%) Multithreading
9 5 (19.23%) Django
9 5 (19.23%) PhD
9 5 (19.23%) C
9 5 (19.23%) Linux
9 5 (19.23%) PHP
9 5 (19.23%) Scrum
9 5 (19.23%) Objective-C

Python Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (26.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Maya
1 2 (7.69%) 3ds Max
1 2 (7.69%) CINEMA 4D
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Big Data
2 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (11.54%) MySQL
4 2 (7.69%) Redis
4 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (26.92%) Games
2 6 (23.08%) Publishing
3 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Django
2 2 (7.69%) PyQt
2 2 (7.69%) Pandas
3 1 (3.85%) Flask
3 1 (3.85%) Pyramid
3 1 (3.85%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Data Structures
1 11 (42.31%) Algorithms
2 10 (38.46%) Computer Science
3 8 (30.77%) Open Source
4 6 (23.08%) Xbox
5 2 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.85%) Social Network
6 1 (3.85%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (19.23%) Multithreading
2 5 (19.23%) Scrum
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 4 (15.38%) Big Data Analytics
3 4 (15.38%) Data Analytics
3 4 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (7.69%) Algorithmic Trading
4 2 (7.69%) TDD
4 2 (7.69%) BDD
5 1 (3.85%) Business Development
5 1 (3.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Python
2 16 (61.54%) C++
3 9 (34.62%) Scala
4 7 (26.92%) Java
5 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 6 (23.08%) C#
5 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
5 6 (23.08%) Golang
6 5 (19.23%) Objective-C
6 5 (19.23%) C
6 5 (19.23%) PHP
7 4 (15.38%) SQL
7 4 (15.38%) MATLAB
7 4 (15.38%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Google
2 1 (3.85%) Rackspace
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