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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 40 45
Rank change year-on-year -18 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Python 5 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.92% 3.68% 3.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.54% 8.25% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 8
Median salary £33,250 £37,500 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.33% +18.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,300 £39,400 £32,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 325 206 253
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 60.07% 44.59% 48.75%
Number of salaries quoted 252 163 207
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -13 4 £40,000 +6.66% 3
St Helens - 1 £25,000 - 1
Python
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (37.50%) Ruby
3 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) LAMP
4 2 (25.00%) Games
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (25.00%) Apache
4 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (25.00%) Subversion
4 2 (25.00%) AMQP
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Puppet
4 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch

Python
Co-occurring 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (12.50%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Release Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 1 (12.50%) Build Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Database Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Graduate C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Graduate Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Junior
2 1 (12.50%) Junior C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Python Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Support
2 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) LAMP
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) Kafka
2 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps
1 2 (25.00%) Line Management
1 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) BDD
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
2 1 (12.50%) Deep Learning
2 1 (12.50%) Game Development
2 1 (12.50%) Logistic Regression
2 1 (12.50%) Logistics
2 1 (12.50%) Post-Production
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Perforce
2 1 (12.50%) Teradata
St. Helens, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago