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

Python
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 32 47
Rank change year-on-year -1 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Python 414 362 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.82% 6.90% 5.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.53% 12.12% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 366 346 251
Median salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,198 £32,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £72,500 £78,750
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 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 3305 2988 3378
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 62.45% 56.99% 56.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6553 6218 6801
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £27,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 28 June 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 28 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
Bristol +6 154 £50,000 - 32
Gloucestershire -9 96 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Wiltshire +43 57 £39,000 -13.33% 9
Cornwall +23 31 £55,000 +41.02%
Devon -6 28 £30,525 -38.95% 5
Somerset -25 27 £41,250 +3.12% 6
Dorset +6 20 £32,250 -35.50% 5
Python
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 South West region with a requirement for Python.

1 340 (47.62%) Java
2 293 (41.04%) Linux
3 285 (39.92%) Agile Software Development
4 233 (32.63%) JavaScript
5 231 (32.35%) C++
6 223 (31.23%) Software Engineering
7 195 (27.31%) C#
8 153 (21.43%) Degree
9 151 (21.15%) Perl
10 148 (20.73%) HTML
10 148 (20.73%) DevOps
11 147 (20.59%) Security Cleared
12 145 (20.31%) Telecoms
13 138 (19.33%) Git (software)
14 136 (19.05%) C
15 129 (18.07%) Finance
16 123 (17.23%) Windows
17 119 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
18 118 (16.53%) Test Automation
19 111 (15.55%) Bash Shell
20 109 (15.27%) SQL
20 109 (15.27%) CSS
21 106 (14.85%) OO
22 105 (14.71%) Electronics
23 102 (14.29%) TDD
24 101 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
24 101 (14.15%) Puppet
25 100 (14.01%) Manufacturing
26 99 (13.87%) Ruby
27 96 (13.45%) DV Cleared

Python
Co-occurring 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 41 (5.74%) Apache Spark
2 40 (5.60%) Apache
3 31 (4.34%) Elasticsearch
4 30 (4.20%) OpenStack
5 28 (3.92%) Confluence
6 26 (3.64%) JBoss
7 21 (2.94%) WebLogic
8 20 (2.80%) Tomcat
9 13 (1.82%) Apache Pig
10 12 (1.68%) nginx
10 12 (1.68%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (0.98%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.98%) CMS
12 7 (0.98%) Jetty
12 7 (0.98%) SAS
13 6 (0.84%) DNN
14 5 (0.70%) CloudStack
14 5 (0.70%) MS Exchange
15 4 (0.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (1.54%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.70%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 89 (12.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 82 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (3.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 25 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (2.24%) SaaS
5 15 (2.10%) GitHub
5 15 (2.10%) OpenShift
6 11 (1.54%) PaaS
7 7 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.98%) Heroku
8 6 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.56%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.28%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.28%) IaaS
11 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.14%) G Suite
11 1 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.46%) HTTP
1 39 (5.46%) Internet
2 25 (3.50%) Firewall
3 20 (2.80%) Cisco IOS
4 19 (2.66%) LAN
4 19 (2.66%) WAN
5 17 (2.38%) Wireshark
6 15 (2.10%) DNS
7 14 (1.96%) TCP/IP
8 12 (1.68%) Wireless
9 11 (1.54%) Junos
10 10 (1.40%) DHCP
10 10 (1.40%) Network Security
11 9 (1.26%) BGP
11 9 (1.26%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (1.26%) EIGRP
11 9 (1.26%) NX-OS
12 6 (0.84%) VPN
13 5 (0.70%) Ethernet
13 5 (0.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (12.61%) Big Data
2 80 (11.20%) MySQL
3 68 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 66 (9.24%) Hadoop
5 52 (7.28%) SQL Server
6 49 (6.86%) NoSQL
7 39 (5.46%) PostgreSQL
8 37 (5.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 26 (3.64%) Relational Database
10 25 (3.50%) Apache Hive
11 14 (1.96%) MariaDB
12 13 (1.82%) Data Mining
13 11 (1.54%) Redis
14 9 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 8 (1.12%) Apache Accumulo
15 8 (1.12%) Geospatial Data
16 7 (0.98%) GIS
16 7 (0.98%) Riak
17 6 (0.84%) Couchbase
17 6 (0.84%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 138 (19.33%) Git (software)
2 81 (11.34%) Jenkins
3 66 (9.24%) Selenium
4 63 (8.82%) JIRA
5 36 (5.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 36 (5.04%) JUnit
6 35 (4.90%) Cucumber
7 33 (4.62%) JMeter
8 30 (4.20%) Bitbucket
8 30 (4.20%) Subversion
9 27 (3.78%) EasyMock
10 17 (2.38%) WebDriver
11 15 (2.10%) Appium
11 15 (2.10%) Calabash
11 15 (2.10%) Grunt
11 15 (2.10%) Visual Studio
12 14 (1.96%) LoadRunner
13 13 (1.82%) GCC
14 10 (1.40%) SpecFlow
14 10 (1.40%) Vagrant
General
1 145 (20.31%) Telecoms
2 129 (18.07%) Finance
3 105 (14.71%) Electronics
4 100 (14.01%) Manufacturing
5 95 (13.31%) Marketing
6 51 (7.14%) Games
7 20 (2.80%) Retail
8 12 (1.68%) Banking
9 11 (1.54%) Aerospace
10 7 (0.98%) Advertising
11 3 (0.42%) Automotive
11 3 (0.42%) Legal
12 2 (0.28%) Law
13 1 (0.14%) Billing
13 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Local Government
13 1 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 221 (30.95%) Developer
2 142 (19.89%) Software Engineer
3 80 (11.20%) Software Developer
4 66 (9.24%) Python Developer
5 58 (8.12%) Graduate
6 56 (7.84%) DevOps Engineer
7 54 (7.56%) Java Developer
8 49 (6.86%) Test Engineer
9 46 (6.44%) Java Engineer
10 41 (5.74%) Java Software Engineer
10 41 (5.74%) Junior
11 36 (5.04%) Linux Engineer
12 34 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
13 32 (4.48%) Senior Developer
14 30 (4.20%) Administrator
14 30 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
15 29 (4.06%) Tester
16 27 (3.78%) Analyst
16 27 (3.78%) Java Software Developer
17 26 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (20.73%) HTML
2 109 (15.27%) CSS
3 73 (10.22%) AngularJS
4 72 (10.08%) .NET
5 56 (7.84%) Django
6 53 (7.42%) Node.js
7 52 (7.28%) HTML5
8 49 (6.86%) Java EE
9 48 (6.72%) REST
10 47 (6.58%) Web Services
11 46 (6.44%) jQuery
12 45 (6.30%) Spring
13 34 (4.76%) EJB
14 33 (4.62%) ASP.NET
15 31 (4.34%) React
16 30 (4.20%) XML
17 28 (3.92%) RESTful
18 26 (3.64%) CSS3
18 26 (3.64%) Hibernate
19 23 (3.22%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 71 (9.94%) Computer Science
2 39 (5.46%) Mobile App
3 35 (4.90%) Algorithms
4 25 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (3.22%) Greenfield Project
6 21 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (2.94%) Wiki
7 18 (2.52%) User Experience
8 15 (2.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 13 (1.82%) Client/Server
9 13 (1.82%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.54%) Private Cloud
11 9 (1.26%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (1.26%) Management Information System
12 8 (1.12%) 3D Graphics
13 6 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (0.84%) Digital Media
13 6 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
14 5 (0.70%) CCTV
14 5 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 293 (41.04%) Linux
2 123 (17.23%) Windows
3 86 (12.04%) Unix
4 55 (7.70%) CentOS
5 43 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (4.76%) Android
7 32 (4.48%) Apple iOS
8 27 (3.78%) Ubuntu
9 21 (2.94%) Windows Server
10 14 (1.96%) Mac OS X
11 8 (1.12%) Debian
12 7 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.70%) SUSE
13 5 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.70%) Windows Vista
13 5 (0.70%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.56%) FreeBSD
15 3 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (39.92%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (31.23%) Software Engineering
3 148 (20.73%) DevOps
4 119 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 118 (16.53%) Test Automation
6 106 (14.85%) OO
7 102 (14.29%) TDD
8 101 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
9 90 (12.61%) Digital Marketing
10 89 (12.46%) Programme Management
11 88 (12.32%) Open Source
12 86 (12.04%) Cybersecurity
13 79 (11.06%) Scrum
14 67 (9.38%) Analytics
15 64 (8.96%) OOP
16 58 (8.12%) Mentoring
17 57 (7.98%) SDLC
18 49 (6.86%) Machine Learning
19 47 (6.58%) Configuration Management
20 43 (6.02%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 340 (47.62%) Java
2 233 (32.63%) JavaScript
3 231 (32.35%) C++
4 195 (27.31%) C#
5 151 (21.15%) Perl
6 136 (19.05%) C
7 111 (15.55%) Bash Shell
8 109 (15.27%) SQL
9 99 (13.87%) Ruby
10 70 (9.80%) PHP
11 45 (6.30%) PowerShell
12 37 (5.18%) Scala
13 31 (4.34%) Go
14 28 (3.92%) R
14 28 (3.92%) Shell Script
15 17 (2.38%) Objective-C
16 16 (2.24%) MATLAB
17 13 (1.82%) Fortran
18 9 (1.26%) VB
19 7 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 153 (21.43%) Degree
2 147 (20.59%) Security Cleared
3 96 (13.45%) DV Cleared
4 73 (10.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 42 (5.88%) PhD
6 38 (5.32%) SC Cleared
7 21 (2.94%) ISTQB
8 18 (2.52%) ISEB
9 15 (2.10%) CISM
9 15 (2.10%) CISSP
9 15 (2.10%) RHCA
9 15 (2.10%) RHCE
9 15 (2.10%) RHCSA
10 14 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (1.26%) CCNP
13 6 (0.84%) Postgraduate
14 5 (0.70%) CCNA
14 5 (0.70%) CREST Certified
14 5 (0.70%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.06%) QA
2 9 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (1.26%) SLA
3 5 (0.70%) GCP
3 5 (0.70%) ISO 22301
4 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.28%) GPG13
5 1 (0.14%) JTAG
5 1 (0.14%) MISRA
5 1 (0.14%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 52 (7.28%) Docker
2 35 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.94%) Snort
4 14 (1.96%) Dovecot
4 14 (1.96%) Postfix
4 14 (1.96%) vSphere
5 6 (0.84%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.84%) Xen
6 5 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (0.70%) XenServer
7 4 (0.56%) Ceph
8 3 (0.42%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.28%) Firmware
10 1 (0.14%) etcd
10 1 (0.14%) iptables
10 1 (0.14%) NDS
10 1 (0.14%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.14%) Samba
10 1 (0.14%) Squid
Systems Management
1 101 (14.15%) Puppet
2 73 (10.22%) Ansible
3 62 (8.68%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (2.38%) Nagios
4 17 (2.38%) Nessus
4 17 (2.38%) Salt
5 14 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (1.96%) Kubernetes
6 11 (1.54%) Juju
7 9 (1.26%) Cisco LMS
7 9 (1.26%) Opsview
8 7 (0.98%) Cobbler
9 6 (0.84%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 6 (0.84%) Kibana
9 6 (0.84%) logstash
9 6 (0.84%) Terraform
9 6 (0.84%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.70%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 90 (12.61%) SAP
2 72 (10.08%) Red Hat
3 59 (8.26%) Oracle
4 54 (7.56%) VMware
5 49 (6.86%) Microsoft
6 30 (4.20%) Cisco
7 28 (3.92%) Google
7 28 (3.92%) HP
8 16 (2.24%) Splunk
9 15 (2.10%) Acunetix
9 15 (2.10%) AlienVault
9 15 (2.10%) LogRhythm
9 15 (2.10%) Rapid7
10 8 (1.12%) Atlassian
11 7 (0.98%) Sophos
11 7 (0.98%) Symantec
11 7 (0.98%) Tableau
12 6 (0.84%) ESRI
13 5 (0.70%) Apple
13 5 (0.70%) EnterpriseDB
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Flexible environment + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £66000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £57000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Dorset
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + benefits + options
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified DOE + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £95k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago