The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
England / South West
Rank 45 50 74
Rank change year-on-year +5 +24  
Permanent jobs citing Python 303 320 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.02% 5.45% 3.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.07% 9.86% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 270 265 172
Median salary £40,500 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +9.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £72,500
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 the South West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3008 3247 3338
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 59.72% 55.31% 55.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2545 2771 2903
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,600 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Python
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Python in the South West

Python
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in the South West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Python in the South West

Python
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Gloucestershire -1 106 £40,000 -20.00% 13
Bristol +4 104 £45,000 - 21
Somerset -6 41 £40,000 -5.88% 14
Devon -15 18 £33,750 -15.62% 5
Wiltshire +8 15 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Cornwall - 11 £32,500 - 1
Dorset +29 10 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 South West region with a requirement for Python.

1 333 (53.80%) Java
2 304 (49.11%) Agile Software Development
3 290 (46.85%) Linux
4 237 (38.29%) C++
5 209 (33.76%) Software Engineering
6 196 (31.66%) JavaScript
7 181 (29.24%) Security Cleared
8 179 (28.92%) Perl
9 162 (26.17%) C
10 159 (25.69%) C#
11 133 (21.49%) Windows
12 129 (20.84%) Bash Shell
13 126 (20.36%) DevOps
14 123 (19.87%) DV Cleared
15 118 (19.06%) Big Data
16 115 (18.58%) Degree
17 114 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
18 107 (17.29%) MySQL
19 106 (17.12%) HTML
20 105 (16.96%) Puppet
21 101 (16.32%) TDD
22 100 (16.16%) Git (software)
22 100 (16.16%) Scrum
23 99 (15.99%) SQL
24 98 (15.83%) OO
24 98 (15.83%) Cybersecurity
25 97 (15.67%) Hadoop
26 95 (15.35%) AngularJS
27 94 (15.19%) Ruby
28 92 (14.86%) Telecoms

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 55 (8.89%) Apache Spark
2 48 (7.75%) Tomcat
2 48 (7.75%) WebLogic
3 47 (7.59%) Elasticsearch
4 44 (7.11%) JBoss
5 35 (5.65%) Apache
6 34 (5.49%) Apache Pig
7 33 (5.33%) OpenStack
8 31 (5.01%) Confluence
9 23 (3.72%) WebSphere
10 22 (3.55%) Jetty
11 19 (3.07%) Apache Solr
12 17 (2.75%) SAS
13 11 (1.78%) IIS
13 11 (1.78%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (1.13%) Jupyter
14 7 (1.13%) Mule
14 7 (1.13%) Mule ESB
14 7 (1.13%) nginx
15 6 (0.97%) DNN
Applications
1 9 (1.45%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.13%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.13%) SPSS
3 4 (0.65%) MS Office
3 4 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.48%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 31 (5.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.32%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 69 (11.15%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (5.49%) SaaS
3 29 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (2.42%) OpenShift
4 15 (2.42%) PaaS
5 12 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.81%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.81%) Heroku
8 4 (0.65%) GitHub
9 2 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.32%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.16%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.16%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.16%) IaaS
10 1 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (7.11%) Internet
2 39 (6.30%) HTTP
3 21 (3.39%) Firewall
4 19 (3.07%) LAN
4 19 (3.07%) WAN
4 19 (3.07%) Wireless
5 18 (2.91%) TCP/IP
6 17 (2.75%) Network Security
7 16 (2.58%) DNS
8 13 (2.10%) SSL
9 11 (1.78%) DHCP
10 9 (1.45%) VPN
11 7 (1.13%) HTTPS
11 7 (1.13%) LTE
12 6 (0.97%) SAN
13 5 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (0.81%) MIMO
13 5 (0.81%) OFDM
13 5 (0.81%) Wireshark
14 4 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (19.06%) Big Data
2 107 (17.29%) MySQL
3 97 (15.67%) Hadoop
4 81 (13.09%) MongoDB
5 65 (10.50%) PostgreSQL
6 51 (8.24%) SQL Server
7 50 (8.08%) NoSQL
8 36 (5.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 36 (5.82%) Apache Hive
9 25 (4.04%) Redis
10 19 (3.07%) Couchbase
10 19 (3.07%) Riak
11 17 (2.75%) Relational Database
12 15 (2.42%) RDBMS
13 12 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 11 (1.78%) Apache Accumulo
15 6 (0.97%) GIS
16 5 (0.81%) Geospatial Data
17 4 (0.65%) CouchDB
17 4 (0.65%) HBase
Development Applications
1 100 (16.16%) Git (software)
2 76 (12.28%) JIRA
3 66 (10.66%) Selenium
4 62 (10.02%) Jenkins
5 35 (5.65%) Cucumber
6 31 (5.01%) JUnit
7 30 (4.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 29 (4.68%) JMeter
9 21 (3.39%) Bitbucket
10 17 (2.75%) Subversion
11 16 (2.58%) EasyMock
12 13 (2.10%) Visual Studio
13 12 (1.94%) LoadRunner
14 9 (1.45%) Grunt
14 9 (1.45%) WebDriver
15 8 (1.29%) IntelliJ
16 7 (1.13%) GCC
16 7 (1.13%) SpecFlow
16 7 (1.13%) Vagrant
16 7 (1.13%) WATIR
General
1 92 (14.86%) Telecoms
2 80 (12.92%) Finance
3 64 (10.34%) Games
4 42 (6.79%) Electronics
4 42 (6.79%) Retail
5 40 (6.46%) Banking
6 36 (5.82%) Manufacturing
6 36 (5.82%) Marketing
7 7 (1.13%) Aerospace
8 6 (0.97%) Advertising
9 4 (0.65%) Legal
10 3 (0.48%) Automotive
10 3 (0.48%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.32%) Back Office
12 1 (0.16%) Front Office
12 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 178 (28.76%) Developer
2 131 (21.16%) Software Engineer
3 74 (11.95%) Test Engineer
4 65 (10.50%) Software Developer
5 50 (8.08%) Java Developer
6 48 (7.75%) Python Developer
7 43 (6.95%) DevOps Engineer
7 43 (6.95%) Java Engineer
7 43 (6.95%) Systems Engineer
8 41 (6.62%) Senior Developer
9 38 (6.14%) Linux Engineer
10 34 (5.49%) Test Automation Engineer
11 29 (4.68%) Java Software Engineer
12 27 (4.36%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 23 (3.72%) Graduate
13 23 (3.72%) Software Test Engineer
14 22 (3.55%) Architect
14 22 (3.55%) Consultant
15 21 (3.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 19 (3.07%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (17.12%) HTML
2 95 (15.35%) AngularJS
3 66 (10.66%) .NET
3 66 (10.66%) CSS
4 64 (10.34%) Spring
5 61 (9.85%) Java EE
6 57 (9.21%) Django
7 54 (8.72%) Hibernate
8 46 (7.43%) EJB
9 45 (7.27%) Node.js
9 45 (7.27%) REST
10 44 (7.11%) J2EE
11 43 (6.95%) XML
12 42 (6.79%) HTML5
13 37 (5.98%) React
13 37 (5.98%) Web Services
14 35 (5.65%) jQuery
15 31 (5.01%) LAMP
16 26 (4.20%) STL
17 25 (4.04%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.62%) Computer Science
2 34 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.68%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (2.91%) Mobile App
5 16 (2.58%) Algorithms
5 16 (2.58%) Wiki
6 12 (1.94%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (1.62%) PKI
8 9 (1.45%) User Experience
9 8 (1.29%) 3D Graphics
10 7 (1.13%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.13%) Cyberthreat
10 7 (1.13%) Device Driver
10 7 (1.13%) iPhone
10 7 (1.13%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.97%) Cybercrime
11 6 (0.97%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 4 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (0.65%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 290 (46.85%) Linux
2 133 (21.49%) Windows
3 79 (12.76%) Unix
4 65 (10.50%) Android
5 52 (8.40%) Apple iOS
6 40 (6.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (6.30%) CentOS
8 25 (4.04%) Windows Server
9 19 (3.07%) Mac OS X
10 7 (1.13%) Ubuntu
10 7 (1.13%) Windows Phone
11 6 (0.97%) FreeBSD
12 5 (0.81%) Debian
12 5 (0.81%) Solaris
13 3 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.48%) SUSE
13 3 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (49.11%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (33.76%) Software Engineering
3 126 (20.36%) DevOps
4 114 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
5 101 (16.32%) TDD
6 100 (16.16%) Scrum
7 98 (15.83%) Cybersecurity
7 98 (15.83%) OO
8 80 (12.92%) Mentoring
9 66 (10.66%) Configuration Management
10 58 (9.37%) Open Source
11 57 (9.21%) SDLC
12 53 (8.56%) Analytics
13 51 (8.24%) Multithreading
14 49 (7.92%) Coaching
14 49 (7.92%) UML
15 48 (7.75%) ITIL
16 47 (7.59%) Test Scripting
17 46 (7.43%) Test Automation
18 44 (7.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 333 (53.80%) Java
2 237 (38.29%) C++
3 196 (31.66%) JavaScript
4 179 (28.92%) Perl
5 162 (26.17%) C
6 159 (25.69%) C#
7 129 (20.84%) Bash Shell
8 99 (15.99%) SQL
9 94 (15.19%) Ruby
10 71 (11.47%) PHP
11 41 (6.62%) Objective-C
12 40 (6.46%) PowerShell
13 31 (5.01%) Go
14 28 (4.52%) MATLAB
15 26 (4.20%) Scala
16 24 (3.88%) R
17 16 (2.58%) VB
18 12 (1.94%) Fortran
18 12 (1.94%) Shell Script
19 7 (1.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 181 (29.24%) Security Cleared
2 123 (19.87%) DV Cleared
3 115 (18.58%) Degree
4 31 (5.01%) PhD
5 28 (4.52%) SC Cleared
6 25 (4.04%) ISTQB
7 18 (2.91%) ISEB
8 15 (2.42%) CCNA
8 15 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (1.78%) CompTIA Security+
10 11 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (1.78%) MCSE
10 11 (1.78%) Security+ Certification
11 10 (1.62%) CISSP
12 9 (1.45%) GIAC
13 8 (1.29%) Linux+ Certification
13 8 (1.29%) Network+ Certification
13 8 (1.29%) SANS
13 8 (1.29%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.85%) QA
2 8 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.48%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.48%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.48%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.16%) GPG13
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.16%) MISRA
4 1 (0.16%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (6.95%) Docker
3 19 (3.07%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.75%) vSphere
5 15 (2.42%) Dovecot
5 15 (2.42%) Postfix
6 10 (1.62%) Active Directory
7 9 (1.45%) Snort
8 6 (0.97%) Firmware
9 5 (0.81%) Xen
10 4 (0.65%) Samba
10 4 (0.65%) XenServer
11 3 (0.48%) NDS
11 3 (0.48%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 3 (0.48%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.16%) HDFS
12 1 (0.16%) KVM
12 1 (0.16%) Squid
12 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 105 (16.96%) Puppet
2 62 (10.02%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (9.21%) Ansible
4 29 (4.68%) Salt
5 19 (3.07%) HP Quality Center
5 19 (3.07%) Kibana
5 19 (3.07%) logstash
6 9 (1.45%) Kubernetes
7 8 (1.29%) Nagios
8 7 (1.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 6 (0.97%) Cobbler
9 6 (0.97%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.81%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 4 (0.65%) Terraform
12 3 (0.48%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.48%) Computer Incident Response Team
12 3 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
13 2 (0.32%) Juju
13 2 (0.32%) Nessus
13 2 (0.32%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 70 (11.31%) Oracle
2 58 (9.37%) Red Hat
3 56 (9.05%) VMware
4 37 (5.98%) HP
5 33 (5.33%) Microsoft
5 33 (5.33%) SAP
6 23 (3.72%) Atlassian
7 16 (2.58%) Apple
8 12 (1.94%) Cisco
9 8 (1.29%) Google
10 6 (0.97%) CA Agile Central
11 4 (0.65%) EnterpriseDB
11 4 (0.65%) Nokia
11 4 (0.65%) Sophos
12 3 (0.48%) ESRI
12 3 (0.48%) Intel
12 3 (0.48%) Symantec
13 2 (0.32%) Acunetix
13 2 (0.32%) Sourcefire
13 2 (0.32%) Splunk
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 60,000 plsu benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dursley, Gloucestershire
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Proactive Appointments
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + Brilliant Benefits
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Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
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Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 36 days holiday + more
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £66000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ neg + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 5% Pension, Bonus, Life & Health
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bath, Avon
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
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