The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 46 86 88
Rank change year-on-year +40 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Python 19 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.95% 0.37% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.48% 0.96% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 5
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -30.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £35,000 £70,000
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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 254 313 446
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 39.38% 38.69% 40.07%
Number of salaries quoted 212 269 350
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,200 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

Python
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Python in Bedfordshire

Python
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Python in Bedfordshire

Python
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 8 £100,000 - 2
Dunstable - 7 £35,000 - 1
Bedford +6 2 £30,000 -7.69%
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (38.89%) Linux
3 12 (33.33%) Java
3 12 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (30.56%) C#
5 10 (27.78%) GIS
5 10 (27.78%) Red Hat
5 10 (27.78%) MySQL
5 10 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (25.00%) MongoDB
6 9 (25.00%) PostGIS
6 9 (25.00%) DevOps
6 9 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (25.00%) Ubuntu
6 9 (25.00%) Oracle Spatial
6 9 (25.00%) Web Development
6 9 (25.00%) Oracle
6 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (25.00%) Web Services
6 9 (25.00%) ESRI
6 9 (25.00%) ArcGIS
7 8 (22.22%) C++
7 8 (22.22%) Marketing
7 8 (22.22%) Analytics
7 8 (22.22%) R
7 8 (22.22%) Hadoop
8 7 (19.44%) Machine Learning
8 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (19.44%) Computer Science

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 12 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (25.00%) ArcGIS
2 9 (25.00%) Oracle Spatial
3 5 (13.89%) SAS
4 4 (11.11%) Apache Spark
5 3 (8.33%) Apache
6 1 (2.78%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) GIS
1 10 (27.78%) MySQL
2 9 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (22.22%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
4 1 (2.78%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (22.22%) Marketing
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Finance
4 3 (8.33%) Electronics
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) GIS Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Head of Analytics
4 6 (16.67%) Administrator
4 6 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (13.89%) AWS Administrator
6 4 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Head of Customer Analytics
6 4 (11.11%) Head of Digital
6 4 (11.11%) Head of Digital Analytics
6 4 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) PostGIS
1 9 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (8.33%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) Yocto
3 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.56%) Entity Framework
3 2 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (2.78%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 4 (11.11%) Social Media
4 3 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Linux
2 9 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (2.78%) CentOS
4 1 (2.78%) Unix
4 1 (2.78%) Windows
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) DevOps
2 9 (25.00%) Web Development
3 8 (22.22%) Analytics
4 7 (19.44%) Machine Learning
5 5 (13.89%) Customer Analytics
5 5 (13.89%) Customer Insight
5 5 (13.89%) Mathematics
5 5 (13.89%) Personalization
5 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.11%) Benchmarking
6 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (11.11%) Digital Analytics
6 4 (11.11%) Marketing Strategy
6 4 (11.11%) Single Customer View
6 4 (11.11%) Social Media Analytics
6 4 (11.11%) Visualisation
6 4 (11.11%) Yield Management
7 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) Java
2 11 (30.56%) C#
3 8 (22.22%) C++
3 8 (22.22%) R
4 7 (19.44%) SQL
5 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.78%) C
7 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Docker
2 3 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Ansible
1 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Red Hat
2 9 (25.00%) ESRI
2 9 (25.00%) Oracle
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