The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 31 37 48
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Python 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 1.49% 0.56% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.94% 1.15% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 68 87 107
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 50.75% 48.60% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 60 78 92
Median salary £40,000 £43,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.04% +14.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Python as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Bedford

Python
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python in Bedford.

Salary trend for Python in Bedford

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Python.

1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Firmware
3 3 (50.00%) PhD
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) Electronics
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (50.00%) Physics
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Yocto
4 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) SaaS
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) C++ Software Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Yocto
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon Linux
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (50.00%) Physics
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) PhD
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat