The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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
North West / Lancashire
Rank 38 52 52
Rank change year-on-year +14 0  
Permanent jobs citing Python 16 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.84% 0.90% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.40% 1.65% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 2
Median salary £31,500 £35,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -3.44%  
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 Lancashire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 250 182 232
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 59.95% 54.49% 54.85%
Number of salaries quoted 242 160 203
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Python
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Python in Lancashire

Python
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Blackpool - 10 £31,500 -
Burnley -6 2 £35,000 -6.66%
Blackburn +2 1 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Chorley - 1 - -
Preston - 1 £32,500 - 1
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Python.

1 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
3 13 (65.00%) T-SQL
3 13 (65.00%) .NET
3 13 (65.00%) C#
4 6 (30.00%) Linux
5 5 (25.00%) TDD
5 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) Web Development
6 4 (20.00%) OO
6 4 (20.00%) Perl
6 4 (20.00%) PHP
6 4 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (15.00%) CSS3
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.00%) HTML5
7 3 (15.00%) iPad
7 3 (15.00%) HTML
7 3 (15.00%) CSS
8 2 (10.00%) Use Case
8 2 (10.00%) Drupal
8 2 (10.00%) jQuery
8 2 (10.00%) Symfony
8 2 (10.00%) Zend
8 2 (10.00%) CakePHP
8 2 (10.00%) WordPress
8 2 (10.00%) osCommerce
8 2 (10.00%) Magento

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 2 (10.00%) CMS
1 2 (10.00%) Drupal
1 2 (10.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Magento
1 2 (10.00%) OpenCart
1 2 (10.00%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Bazaar
2 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.00%) Maven
2 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.00%) PhantomJS
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 10 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) .NET Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Python Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Graduate C# Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Graduate Java Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Graduate Python Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Junior Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Junior Python Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Linux Developer
6 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
6 2 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
2 3 (15.00%) CSS3
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) HTML5
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (10.00%) CakePHP
3 2 (10.00%) J2EE
3 2 (10.00%) jQuery
3 2 (10.00%) Laravel
3 2 (10.00%) Symfony
4 1 (5.00%) Django
4 1 (5.00%) Flask
4 1 (5.00%) MooTools
4 1 (5.00%) Node.js
4 1 (5.00%) Pyramid
4 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) iPad
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (25.00%) TDD
2 4 (20.00%) OO
2 4 (20.00%) Web Development
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.00%) BDD
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) MVC
4 2 (10.00%) OO PHP
4 2 (10.00%) OOP
4 2 (10.00%) SIEM
4 2 (10.00%) Use Case
4 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Logistics
5 1 (5.00%) Microservices
5 1 (5.00%) QA Automation
5 1 (5.00%) Refactoring
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
3 13 (65.00%) C#
3 13 (65.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) Perl
4 4 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco
1 2 (10.00%) Palo Alto
1 2 (10.00%) Zend
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Tableau
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chadderton, Lancashire
SG Gaming
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster, Lancashire
Research Councils UK
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Preston
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago