The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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
North West / Merseyside
Rank 59 55 49
Rank change year-on-year -4 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Python 3 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.53% 1.43% 2.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% 2.70% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 6
Median salary £31,500 £35,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +12.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £41,250 £36,750
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 Merseyside with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 313 259 258
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 55.20% 52.97% 52.98%
Number of salaries quoted 261 207 214
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Python
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Python in Merseyside

Python
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

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

Salary histogram for Python in Merseyside

Python
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Merseyside 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
Liverpool +1 3 £31,500 -10.00% 1
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Python.

1 15 (71.43%) Perl
2 11 (52.38%) Java
3 9 (42.86%) Linux
3 9 (42.86%) Ruby
4 8 (38.10%) C++
4 8 (38.10%) Games
4 8 (38.10%) Bash Shell
5 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (33.33%) Game Development
5 7 (33.33%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 6 (28.57%) QA
6 6 (28.57%) Puppet
7 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
7 5 (23.81%) C#
7 5 (23.81%) SQL
8 4 (19.05%) IIS
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
8 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (19.05%) Ubuntu
8 4 (19.05%) CentOS
8 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (19.05%) Automation Testing
8 4 (19.05%) NuGet
8 4 (19.05%) MSBuild
8 4 (19.05%) DevOps
9 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (14.29%) Windows Server

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 4 (19.05%) IIS
2 3 (14.29%) Apache
2 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Bluemix
2 1 (4.76%) Heroku
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Apache Hive
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
1 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 4 (19.05%) MSBuild
2 4 (19.05%) NuGet
2 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) GoCD
4 1 (4.76%) Subversion
4 1 (4.76%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (38.10%) Games
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Advertising
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Release Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Build and Release Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Build Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Games Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) HPUX Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) JSON
1 2 (9.52%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) LAMP
2 1 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) OpenVZ
2 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (4.76%) Sphinx
2 1 (4.76%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Hedge funds
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (19.05%) CentOS
3 4 (19.05%) Ubuntu
4 3 (14.29%) Fedora
4 3 (14.29%) HPUX
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 2 (9.52%) Android
5 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
5 2 (9.52%) Unix
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (33.33%) Game Development
2 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Automation Testing
3 4 (19.05%) DevOps
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) OO
4 3 (14.29%) OOP
4 3 (14.29%) Post-Production
5 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) SDLC
6 1 (4.76%) Bayesian Methods
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (4.76%) Decision Tree
6 1 (4.76%) Document Composition
6 1 (4.76%) Econometrics
6 1 (4.76%) Statistical Computing
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) Perl
2 11 (52.38%) Java
3 9 (42.86%) Ruby
4 8 (38.10%) Bash Shell
4 8 (38.10%) C++
5 5 (23.81%) C#
5 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
5 5 (23.81%) SQL
6 3 (14.29%) Bourne shell
6 3 (14.29%) Korn
7 1 (4.76%) C
7 1 (4.76%) Go
7 1 (4.76%) Groovy
7 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
7 1 (4.76%) PHP
7 1 (4.76%) R
7 1 (4.76%) Scala
7 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) Ansible
2 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.76%) Mesos
3 1 (4.76%) Rancher
3 1 (4.76%) rkt
3 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
2 3 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Perforce
3 1 (4.76%) SaltStack
Liverpool, Merseyside
Digital Gurus
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