The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 27 40 67
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +27
Permanent jobs citing Python 5864 5791 4181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.99% 5.76% 3.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.06% 10.89% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5066 4852 3566
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Python
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
44885 53163 54031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 53.54% 52.89% 50.07%
Number of salaries quoted 38834 46086 46611
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in England

Python
Salary Trend in England

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

Python Salary Trend in England

Python
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the England region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Python Salary Histogram in England

Python
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the England region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +4 3363 £62,500 +4.16% 518
South East +10 917 £48,500 +2.10% 127
East of England +14 394 £47,500 +5.55% 93
South West +24 353 £45,000 - 54
North West +58 268 £42,500 +12.58% 68
Yorkshire +25 224 £42,500 -5.55% 35
West Midlands +44 192 £45,000 +52.54% 17
East Midlands +72 130 £42,500 +19.40% 14
North East +9 23 £45,000 +32.35% 3
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 England region with a requirement for Python.

1 5230 (43.54%) Linux
2 4999 (41.62%) Java
3 4052 (33.74%) Agile Software Development
4 3134 (26.09%) SQL
5 2796 (23.28%) JavaScript
6 2791 (23.24%) C++
7 2761 (22.99%) Ruby
8 2596 (21.61%) DevOps
9 2576 (21.45%) Perl
10 2420 (20.15%) Degree
11 2330 (19.40%) Finance
12 2317 (19.29%) Bash Shell
13 2233 (18.59%) Amazon AWS
14 2163 (18.01%) Software Engineering
15 2077 (17.29%) Puppet
16 1998 (16.63%) C#
17 1831 (15.24%) Computer Science
18 1824 (15.19%) HTML
19 1808 (15.05%) Windows
20 1753 (14.59%) Unix
21 1711 (14.25%) Git (software)
22 1675 (13.95%) Opscode Chef
23 1614 (13.44%) Continuous Integration
24 1582 (13.17%) Big Data
25 1562 (13.00%) Ansible
26 1525 (12.70%) PHP
27 1521 (12.66%) Jenkins
28 1513 (12.60%) C
29 1483 (12.35%) MySQL
30 1439 (11.98%) CSS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 890 (7.41%) Apache
2 762 (6.34%) Apache Spark
3 604 (5.03%) Elasticsearch
4 590 (4.91%) Tomcat
5 391 (3.26%) SAS
6 378 (3.15%) OpenStack
7 377 (3.14%) nginx
8 315 (2.62%) WebLogic
9 311 (2.59%) WebSphere
10 306 (2.55%) JBoss
11 236 (1.96%) Apache Pig
12 225 (1.87%) IIS
13 210 (1.75%) Confluence
14 187 (1.56%) Jetty
15 177 (1.47%) Apache Solr
16 119 (0.99%) CloudStack
16 119 (0.99%) CMS
17 65 (0.54%) Drupal
18 45 (0.37%) MQSeries
18 45 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 295 (2.46%) MS Excel
2 197 (1.64%) SPSS
3 83 (0.69%) MS Office
4 36 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (0.19%) Stata
6 22 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 20 (0.17%) GNU Octave
8 18 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 17 (0.14%) FrameMaker
10 15 (0.12%) Simulink
11 10 (0.083%) MS Visio
12 8 (0.067%) Final Cut Pro
13 7 (0.058%) Chatbot
14 6 (0.050%) Gephi
14 6 (0.050%) S-PLUS
15 5 (0.042%) EViews
16 4 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
16 4 (0.033%) InDesign
17 3 (0.025%) Blender
17 3 (0.025%) Maya
Business Applications
1 59 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 32 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
3 24 (0.20%) Magento
4 17 (0.14%) FastStats
5 11 (0.092%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 10 (0.083%) Adobe Campaign
6 10 (0.083%) Sentinel
7 9 (0.075%) Summit
8 8 (0.067%) Odoo
8 8 (0.067%) RMDS
9 7 (0.058%) FastStats PeopleStage
9 7 (0.058%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (0.042%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (0.033%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.033%) FLEXCUBE
11 4 (0.033%) Front Arena
11 4 (0.033%) OpenCart
11 4 (0.033%) osCommerce
11 4 (0.033%) Temenos T24
12 3 (0.025%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2233 (18.59%) Amazon AWS
2 569 (4.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 496 (4.13%) SaaS
4 306 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
5 281 (2.34%) GitHub
6 218 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
7 195 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
8 176 (1.47%) Amazon S3
9 174 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
10 160 (1.33%) PaaS
11 110 (0.92%) IaaS
12 71 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 70 (0.58%) Office 365
14 68 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 66 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
16 56 (0.47%) OpenShift
17 55 (0.46%) Slack
18 49 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
19 44 (0.37%) Heroku
20 42 (0.35%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 534 (4.45%) TCP/IP
2 506 (4.21%) Firewall
3 452 (3.76%) Internet
4 423 (3.52%) DNS
5 398 (3.31%) HTTP
6 160 (1.33%) Network Security
7 151 (1.26%) LDAP
8 148 (1.23%) SSL
9 145 (1.21%) VPN
10 144 (1.20%) Wireless
11 127 (1.06%) SAN
12 126 (1.05%) WAN
13 116 (0.97%) DHCP
14 115 (0.96%) BGP
15 95 (0.79%) LAN
15 95 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
16 90 (0.75%) Broadband
17 81 (0.67%) MPLS
18 71 (0.59%) VLAN
19 66 (0.55%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1582 (13.17%) Big Data
2 1483 (12.35%) MySQL
3 1145 (9.53%) Hadoop
4 1136 (9.46%) NoSQL
5 989 (8.23%) MongoDB
6 817 (6.80%) PostgreSQL
7 778 (6.48%) SQL Server
8 727 (6.05%) Relational Database
9 465 (3.87%) Apache Cassandra
10 378 (3.15%) Redis
11 372 (3.10%) Apache Hive
12 280 (2.33%) Data Mining
13 269 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
14 261 (2.17%) RDBMS
15 158 (1.32%) HBase
16 149 (1.24%) Amazon Redshift
17 140 (1.17%) Oracle Database
18 121 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
19 116 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 110 (0.92%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1711 (14.25%) Git (software)
2 1521 (12.66%) Jenkins
3 746 (6.21%) JIRA
4 596 (4.96%) Selenium
5 470 (3.91%) Subversion
6 342 (2.85%) Maven
7 327 (2.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 327 (2.72%) Cucumber
8 264 (2.20%) TeamCity
9 214 (1.78%) Vagrant
10 207 (1.72%) JUnit
11 147 (1.22%) Ant
12 131 (1.09%) JMeter
13 118 (0.98%) WebDriver
14 112 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
15 109 (0.91%) SoapUI
16 101 (0.84%) Hudson
17 92 (0.77%) Travis CI
18 90 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
19 88 (0.73%) Appium
General
1 2330 (19.40%) Finance
2 873 (7.27%) Banking
3 617 (5.14%) Telecoms
4 514 (4.28%) Retail
5 511 (4.25%) Marketing
6 404 (3.36%) Games
7 357 (2.97%) Front Office
8 215 (1.79%) Advertising
9 210 (1.75%) Investment Banking
10 179 (1.49%) Publishing
11 164 (1.37%) Electronics
12 132 (1.10%) Manufacturing
13 123 (1.02%) Law
14 121 (1.01%) Financial Institution
15 115 (0.96%) Legal
16 110 (0.92%) Back Office
17 48 (0.40%) Automotive
18 44 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
19 38 (0.32%) Military
20 35 (0.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4312 (35.90%) Developer
2 1515 (12.61%) Python Developer
3 1357 (11.30%) DevOps Engineer
4 1029 (8.57%) Software Engineer
5 978 (8.14%) Java Developer
6 874 (7.28%) Linux Engineer
7 667 (5.55%) Analyst
8 656 (5.46%) Senior Developer
9 625 (5.20%) Software Developer
10 598 (4.98%) Data Scientist
11 505 (4.20%) Administrator
12 475 (3.95%) C++ Developer
13 454 (3.78%) Junior
14 426 (3.55%) Architect
15 417 (3.47%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 409 (3.41%) Systems Administrator
17 403 (3.36%) AWS Engineer
18 385 (3.21%) Systems Engineer
19 369 (3.07%) Linux Administrator
20 368 (3.06%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1824 (15.19%) HTML
2 1439 (11.98%) CSS
3 1143 (9.52%) .NET
4 1045 (8.70%) AngularJS
5 1023 (8.52%) Web Services
6 981 (8.17%) Django
7 898 (7.48%) Node.js
8 644 (5.36%) HTML5
9 567 (4.72%) REST
10 535 (4.45%) jQuery
11 516 (4.30%) LAMP
12 504 (4.20%) XML
13 477 (3.97%) Spring
14 464 (3.86%) React
15 460 (3.83%) RESTful
16 412 (3.43%) CSS3
17 343 (2.86%) JSON
18 326 (2.71%) SOAP
19 325 (2.71%) RabbitMQ
20 307 (2.56%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 1831 (15.24%) Computer Science
2 1031 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
3 981 (8.17%) Mathematics
4 754 (6.28%) Algorithms
5 504 (4.20%) Visualisation
6 479 (3.99%) Physics
7 473 (3.94%) Statistics
8 419 (3.49%) Fintech
9 344 (2.86%) Hedge funds
10 322 (2.68%) Mobile App
11 320 (2.66%) User Experience
12 277 (2.31%) Data Centre
13 231 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
14 213 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 205 (1.71%) Data Structures
16 197 (1.64%) Management Information System
17 196 (1.63%) Fixed Income
18 181 (1.51%) Derivative
19 178 (1.48%) Artificial Intelligence
20 130 (1.08%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5230 (43.54%) Linux
2 1808 (15.05%) Windows
3 1753 (14.59%) Unix
4 584 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 525 (4.37%) CentOS
6 374 (3.11%) Ubuntu
7 340 (2.83%) Android
8 271 (2.26%) Apple iOS
9 249 (2.07%) Windows Server
10 171 (1.42%) Debian
11 118 (0.98%) Mac OS X
12 116 (0.97%) Solaris
13 83 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
14 74 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
15 47 (0.39%) CoreOS
15 47 (0.39%) FreeBSD
15 47 (0.39%) VxWorks
16 43 (0.36%) Fedora
17 41 (0.34%) AIX
18 36 (0.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4052 (33.74%) Agile Software Development
2 2596 (21.61%) DevOps
3 2163 (18.01%) Software Engineering
4 1614 (13.44%) Continuous Integration
5 1368 (11.39%) TDD
6 1348 (11.22%) Analytics
7 1296 (10.79%) Scrum
8 1169 (9.73%) Open Source
9 1162 (9.67%) Configuration Management
10 1053 (8.77%) OO
11 985 (8.20%) Machine Learning
12 695 (5.79%) Web Development
13 694 (5.78%) Mentoring
14 617 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
15 583 (4.85%) E-Commerce
16 554 (4.61%) OOP
16 554 (4.61%) SDLC
17 547 (4.55%) BDD
18 509 (4.24%) Cybersecurity
19 500 (4.16%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4999 (41.62%) Java
2 3134 (26.09%) SQL
3 2796 (23.28%) JavaScript
4 2791 (23.24%) C++
5 2761 (22.99%) Ruby
6 2576 (21.45%) Perl
7 2317 (19.29%) Bash Shell
8 1998 (16.63%) C#
9 1525 (12.70%) PHP
10 1513 (12.60%) C
11 977 (8.13%) Scala
12 891 (7.42%) R
13 735 (6.12%) PowerShell
14 627 (5.22%) Go
15 583 (4.85%) Shell Script
16 386 (3.21%) MATLAB
17 280 (2.33%) Groovy
18 162 (1.35%) VBA
19 150 (1.25%) PL/SQL
20 138 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2420 (20.15%) Degree
2 531 (4.42%) Security Cleared
3 519 (4.32%) PhD
4 307 (2.56%) DV Cleared
5 167 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
6 158 (1.32%) SC Cleared
7 147 (1.22%) CISSP
8 143 (1.19%) CEH
9 122 (1.02%) ISTQB
10 110 (0.92%) ISEB
11 96 (0.80%) CCNA
12 93 (0.77%) AWS Certification
13 86 (0.72%) CREST Certified
14 85 (0.71%) OSCP
15 78 (0.65%) GIAC
16 76 (0.63%) CCNP
17 75 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
18 59 (0.49%) SANS
19 53 (0.44%) CISA
20 43 (0.36%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 720 (5.99%) QA
2 107 (0.89%) PCI DSS
3 72 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 61 (0.51%) SLA
5 51 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 42 (0.35%) SDET
7 36 (0.30%) COBIT
8 28 (0.23%) HIPAA
9 27 (0.22%) GCP
10 16 (0.13%) MISRA
10 16 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 13 (0.11%) JTAG
12 7 (0.058%) ISO 9001
12 7 (0.058%) ISO13485
12 7 (0.058%) MiFID
13 6 (0.050%) HL7
14 5 (0.042%) GPG13
14 5 (0.042%) IEC 61508
14 5 (0.042%) MISRA C
14 5 (0.042%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1086 (9.04%) Docker
2 617 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 260 (2.16%) vSphere
4 234 (1.95%) Active Directory
5 215 (1.79%) Hyper-V
6 185 (1.54%) Xen
7 122 (1.02%) Varnish
8 112 (0.93%) Firmware
8 112 (0.93%) XenServer
9 105 (0.87%) KVM
10 91 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
11 75 (0.62%) Apache Flume
12 74 (0.62%) HDFS
13 65 (0.54%) NFS
14 60 (0.50%) vCloud
15 55 (0.46%) VirtualBox
16 54 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 48 (0.40%) LXC
18 35 (0.29%) Snort
19 29 (0.24%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2077 (17.29%) Puppet
2 1675 (13.95%) Opscode Chef
3 1562 (13.00%) Ansible
4 383 (3.19%) Nagios
5 272 (2.26%) Kubernetes
6 261 (2.17%) Salt
7 204 (1.70%) Terraform
8 143 (1.19%) Kibana
9 129 (1.07%) Tivoli
10 124 (1.03%) logstash
11 122 (1.02%) Nessus
12 115 (0.96%) Cobbler
12 115 (0.96%) Nmap
13 109 (0.91%) ZABBIX
14 104 (0.87%) Graphite
15 100 (0.83%) Mesos
16 69 (0.57%) SCCM
17 62 (0.52%) rkt
18 57 (0.47%) HAProxy
19 56 (0.47%) Packer
Vendors
1 1033 (8.60%) Oracle
2 815 (6.79%) VMware
3 742 (6.18%) Red Hat
4 678 (5.64%) Microsoft
5 361 (3.01%) Google
6 318 (2.65%) Cisco
7 238 (1.98%) Splunk
8 236 (1.96%) Tableau
9 209 (1.74%) HP
10 203 (1.69%) Atlassian
11 173 (1.44%) IBM
11 173 (1.44%) Sybase
12 144 (1.20%) SAP
13 112 (0.93%) Cloudera
14 108 (0.90%) Qualys
15 97 (0.81%) EnterpriseDB
16 95 (0.79%) Juniper
17 87 (0.72%) New Relic
18 81 (0.67%) SaltStack
19 77 (0.64%) TIBCO
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £130000 per annum + + c.100% bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £75000.00 per annum + 10% + 2k training
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Technology People UK
Salary: $80,000 - $110,000 NZD + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
onezeero.
Salary: £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energon People
Salary: £57000 - £81000.00 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 53,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £150000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + an excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits Share options
Posted: 2 days ago