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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python Software Engineer
Rank 883 898 899
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Software Engineer 10 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.017% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.018% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 8
Average salary £51,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%

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
104429 113406 103826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.54% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86226 93036 86429
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 July 2015 within the UK.

Python Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Python Software Engineer
Top 9 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 1 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 +3 10 £51,250 +46.42% 3
London +39 5 £65,000 +36.84%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £42,500 - 1
East of England - 4 £42,500 - 1
Cambridge - 4 £42,500 - 1
City of London +34 2 £67,500 -10.00%
Leeds - 1 £72,500 - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 £72,500 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £72,500 - 2

Python Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 29 (100.00%) Python
1 29 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (65.52%) C++
3 12 (41.38%) Degree
4 10 (34.48%) Linux
4 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) Scala
5 9 (31.03%) Open Source
5 9 (31.03%) Java
6 8 (27.59%) C
6 8 (27.59%) Java RMI
6 8 (27.59%) TDD
6 8 (27.59%) JavaSpaces
6 8 (27.59%) Data Management
6 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (27.59%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (27.59%) Twisted
6 8 (27.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (27.59%) Go
6 8 (27.59%) Akka
6 8 (27.59%) Docker
6 8 (27.59%) gevent
6 8 (27.59%) Kubernetes
7 7 (24.14%) Big Data
7 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
8 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
9 5 (17.24%) Perl
9 5 (17.24%) PhD
9 5 (17.24%) Web Services
9 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling

Python Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 1 (3.45%) Node.js
1 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) Big Data
2 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
2 5 (17.24%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.90%) Redis
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) Riak
General
1 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) Java RMI
1 8 (27.59%) JavaSpaces
1 8 (27.59%) Twisted
1 8 (27.59%) Akka
1 8 (27.59%) gevent
2 5 (17.24%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) J2EE
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.79%) Data Structures
2 4 (13.79%) Algorithms
3 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.90%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) UNIX
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) Open Source
4 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (27.59%) Data Management
4 8 (27.59%) TDD
5 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
5 5 (17.24%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) Big Data Analytics
5 5 (17.24%) Data Analytics
5 5 (17.24%) Analytics
6 4 (13.79%) Multithreading
6 4 (13.79%) Scrum
7 1 (3.45%) ITIL
7 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.45%) OOD
7 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.45%) Identity Management
7 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Python
2 19 (65.52%) C++
3 10 (34.48%) Scala
4 9 (31.03%) Java
5 8 (27.59%) C
5 8 (27.59%) Go
6 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
7 5 (17.24%) Perl
7 5 (17.24%) MATLAB
7 5 (17.24%) R
8 4 (13.79%) Objective-C
8 4 (13.79%) C#
8 4 (13.79%) PHP
9 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 8 (27.59%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco
1 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
1 1 (3.45%) VMware
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