The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
England / North West
Rank 52 99 183
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +84
Permanent jobs citing Python 292 147 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.92% 2.61% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.44% 5.19% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 238 116 59
Median salary £50,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3458 2832 3519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 58.31% 50.21% 50.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2983 2430 3085
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Python
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Python Salary Trend in the North West

Python
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Python Salary Histogram in the North West

Python
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 February 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
Manchester +31 259 £50,000 +11.11% 43
Cheshire +5 14 £53,750 +77.84% 5
Lancashire +5 10 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Merseyside -6 6 £31,500 -10.00%
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 North West region with a requirement for Python.

1 253 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (42.25%) Java
3 213 (37.97%) Linux
4 203 (36.19%) Ruby
5 199 (35.47%) Perl
6 175 (31.19%) DevOps
7 159 (28.34%) SQL
8 135 (24.06%) Puppet
9 130 (23.17%) Scrum
10 129 (22.99%) Continuous Integration
11 118 (21.03%) Opscode Chef
12 117 (20.86%) Big Data
13 110 (19.61%) Analytics
14 108 (19.25%) Bash Shell
15 105 (18.72%) JavaScript
15 105 (18.72%) Configuration Management
16 104 (18.54%) Degree
17 101 (18.00%) Amazon AWS
18 100 (17.83%) C#
19 99 (17.65%) Oracle
20 98 (17.47%) Software Engineering
21 97 (17.29%) C++
22 96 (17.11%) VMware
23 95 (16.93%) C
24 89 (15.86%) HTML
25 86 (15.33%) MySQL
25 86 (15.33%) Windows
26 83 (14.80%) Jenkins
27 80 (14.26%) Ansible
28 79 (14.08%) Hadoop

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North 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 64 (11.41%) Apache Spark
2 59 (10.52%) OpenStack
3 45 (8.02%) Elasticsearch
3 45 (8.02%) SAS
4 40 (7.13%) Apache Pig
5 39 (6.95%) Apache
6 34 (6.06%) CloudStack
7 32 (5.70%) WebLogic
8 25 (4.46%) IIS
9 24 (4.28%) JBoss
9 24 (4.28%) WebSphere
10 21 (3.74%) nginx
11 18 (3.21%) Tomcat
12 10 (1.78%) Jetty
13 9 (1.60%) Apache Solr
13 9 (1.60%) Confluence
14 2 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.36%) CMS
14 2 (0.36%) Drupal
14 2 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (4.63%) SPSS
2 20 (3.57%) Stata
3 18 (3.21%) MS Excel
4 10 (1.78%) MS Office
5 4 (0.71%) HipChat
6 2 (0.36%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.18%) Maya
7 1 (0.18%) MODO
7 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.36%) Magento
2 2 (0.36%) OpenCart
2 2 (0.36%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.18%) FastStats
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 101 (18.00%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (4.63%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (4.10%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (3.03%) Amazon S3
6 16 (2.85%) GitHub
7 9 (1.60%) OpenShift
8 8 (1.43%) Amazon Kinesis
8 8 (1.43%) PaaS
9 7 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (1.07%) Office 365
11 5 (0.89%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (0.89%) IaaS
11 5 (0.89%) SaaS
12 4 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.36%) Azure Machine Learning
13 2 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (7.84%) Firewall
2 37 (6.60%) Internet
3 27 (4.81%) DNS
4 23 (4.10%) WAN
5 16 (2.85%) HTTP
6 14 (2.50%) Broadband
7 12 (2.14%) SAN
7 12 (2.14%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.60%) Asterisk PBX
8 9 (1.60%) Ethernet
8 9 (1.60%) Intranet
8 9 (1.60%) IPv6
8 9 (1.60%) TACACS
8 9 (1.60%) VoIP
8 9 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (1.43%) Kerberos
10 7 (1.25%) Skype
11 5 (0.89%) SSL
12 4 (0.71%) IPsec
13 2 (0.36%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (20.86%) Big Data
2 86 (15.33%) MySQL
3 79 (14.08%) Hadoop
4 65 (11.59%) MongoDB
5 55 (9.80%) Relational Database
6 44 (7.84%) SQL Server
7 41 (7.31%) Apache Hive
7 41 (7.31%) NoSQL
8 40 (7.13%) RDBMS
9 24 (4.28%) Data Mining
10 19 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
11 18 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (2.50%) Redis
13 9 (1.60%) Amazon Redshift
13 9 (1.60%) Couchbase
13 9 (1.60%) Riak
14 8 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (1.25%) QlikView
16 6 (1.07%) Spotfire
17 5 (0.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 83 (14.80%) Jenkins
2 66 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 55 (9.80%) Selenium
4 52 (9.27%) Cucumber
5 35 (6.24%) JIRA
6 27 (4.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 19 (3.39%) GoCD
7 19 (3.39%) JUnit
7 19 (3.39%) TeamCity
8 18 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (2.85%) Subversion
10 15 (2.67%) Hudson
11 13 (2.32%) MSBuild
12 9 (1.60%) JMeter
12 9 (1.60%) Maven
13 8 (1.43%) Ant
13 8 (1.43%) LoadRunner
13 8 (1.43%) Travis CI
14 7 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 45 (8.02%) Finance
2 44 (7.84%) Retail
3 33 (5.88%) Marketing
4 32 (5.70%) Banking
4 32 (5.70%) Military
5 16 (2.85%) Games
6 14 (2.50%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.78%) Advertising
8 8 (1.43%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.07%) Corporate Banking
9 6 (1.07%) Electronics
9 6 (1.07%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.71%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.71%) Legal
11 3 (0.53%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.36%) Back Office
12 2 (0.36%) Front Office
12 2 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 142 (25.31%) Developer
2 75 (13.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 62 (11.05%) Data Scientist
4 61 (10.87%) Software Engineer
5 59 (10.52%) Java Developer
6 52 (9.27%) Software Developer
7 48 (8.56%) Linux Engineer
8 35 (6.24%) Java Software Developer
9 34 (6.06%) Analyst
10 30 (5.35%) Test Engineer
11 26 (4.63%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 26 (4.63%) Support Engineer
12 24 (4.28%) Senior Developer
13 23 (4.10%) Java Engineer
13 23 (4.10%) Linux Support
14 22 (3.92%) AWS Engineer
14 22 (3.92%) Java Software Engineer
14 22 (3.92%) Platform Engineer
15 21 (3.74%) Junior
16 20 (3.57%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (15.86%) HTML
2 61 (10.87%) .NET
3 60 (10.70%) CSS
4 51 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 48 (8.56%) HTML5
6 47 (8.38%) Node.js
7 46 (8.20%) CSS3
8 45 (8.02%) Web Services
9 43 (7.66%) Spring
10 42 (7.49%) Java EE
11 40 (7.13%) jQuery
12 36 (6.42%) Hibernate
13 35 (6.24%) Middleware
14 31 (5.53%) Apache Camel
15 26 (4.63%) Django
16 24 (4.28%) LAMP
17 13 (2.32%) Gherkin
18 12 (2.14%) React
18 12 (2.14%) XML
19 10 (1.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 61 (10.87%) Computer Science
2 49 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (7.84%) Algorithms
4 20 (3.57%) Clustering
5 17 (3.03%) PKI
6 11 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (1.60%) Credit Risk
7 9 (1.60%) iPad
8 8 (1.43%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.25%) Cyber Defence
9 7 (1.25%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.25%) mHealth
9 7 (1.25%) User Experience
10 6 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.71%) Blog
12 3 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.53%) Social Media
13 2 (0.36%) Arduino
13 2 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.36%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 213 (37.97%) Linux
2 86 (15.33%) Windows
3 63 (11.23%) Unix
4 37 (6.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (6.06%) CentOS
6 19 (3.39%) Apple iOS
6 19 (3.39%) Ubuntu
7 18 (3.21%) Android
7 18 (3.21%) Windows Server
8 13 (2.32%) Debian
9 10 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.25%) HPUX
10 7 (1.25%) Solaris
10 7 (1.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.89%) Fedora
12 3 (0.53%) SUSE
13 2 (0.36%) AIX
14 1 (0.18%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (31.19%) DevOps
3 130 (23.17%) Scrum
4 129 (22.99%) Continuous Integration
5 110 (19.61%) Analytics
6 105 (18.72%) Configuration Management
7 98 (17.47%) Software Engineering
8 73 (13.01%) Machine Learning
9 63 (11.23%) Data Analytics
10 61 (10.87%) TDD
11 59 (10.52%) SDLC
12 51 (9.09%) Mathematics
13 48 (8.56%) Statistics
14 47 (8.38%) Visualisation
15 46 (8.20%) Test Scripting
16 44 (7.84%) Time Management
17 43 (7.66%) Continuous Improvement
17 43 (7.66%) DSDM
17 43 (7.66%) Information Security
17 43 (7.66%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 237 (42.25%) Java
2 203 (36.19%) Ruby
3 199 (35.47%) Perl
4 159 (28.34%) SQL
5 108 (19.25%) Bash Shell
6 105 (18.72%) JavaScript
7 100 (17.83%) C#
8 97 (17.29%) C++
9 95 (16.93%) C
10 73 (13.01%) PHP
11 72 (12.83%) R
12 63 (11.23%) PowerShell
13 52 (9.27%) Shell Script
14 32 (5.70%) Go
15 31 (5.53%) Scala
16 27 (4.81%) MATLAB
17 16 (2.85%) Clojure
18 14 (2.50%) Korn
19 11 (1.96%) T-SQL
20 9 (1.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 104 (18.54%) Degree
2 54 (9.63%) Security Cleared
3 48 (8.56%) DV Cleared
4 44 (7.84%) PhD
5 25 (4.46%) ISEB
5 25 (4.46%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.60%) CCNP
6 9 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.25%) Postgraduate
8 6 (1.07%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.89%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.53%) RHCE
11 2 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.36%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.36%) SANS
12 1 (0.18%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.85%) QA
2 10 (1.78%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.43%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.25%) SDET
5 2 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.36%) IFRS
5 2 (0.36%) IFRS 9
5 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) GCP
System Software
1 78 (13.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (10.16%) Hyper-V
3 45 (8.02%) Docker
4 42 (7.49%) vSphere
5 36 (6.42%) Xen
6 33 (5.88%) Active Directory
6 33 (5.88%) XenServer
7 11 (1.96%) vCloud
8 10 (1.78%) Postfix
8 10 (1.78%) qmail
9 9 (1.60%) PowerHA
9 9 (1.60%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.53%) KVM
10 3 (0.53%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.36%) Firmware
11 2 (0.36%) NFS
11 2 (0.36%) Varnish
12 1 (0.18%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 135 (24.06%) Puppet
2 118 (21.03%) Opscode Chef
3 80 (14.26%) Ansible
4 30 (5.35%) Cobbler
4 30 (5.35%) Nagios
4 30 (5.35%) Tivoli
5 26 (4.63%) Terraform
6 18 (3.21%) SCCM
7 17 (3.03%) Salt
8 9 (1.60%) Kibana
8 9 (1.60%) logstash
8 9 (1.60%) OpenNMS
8 9 (1.60%) RANCID
8 9 (1.60%) vMotion
9 8 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (1.43%) Packer
10 7 (1.25%) CFEngine
11 4 (0.71%) Kubernetes
12 2 (0.36%) Mesos
12 2 (0.36%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 99 (17.65%) Oracle
2 96 (17.11%) VMware
3 53 (9.45%) Microsoft
4 39 (6.95%) Red Hat
5 33 (5.88%) EnterpriseDB
6 24 (4.28%) Google
7 21 (3.74%) Cisco
8 16 (2.85%) HP
9 13 (2.32%) Tableau
9 13 (2.32%) Zerto
10 12 (2.14%) Cloudera
11 10 (1.78%) Juniper
12 9 (1.60%) Brocade
12 9 (1.60%) Ericsson
12 9 (1.60%) Foundry
12 9 (1.60%) Huawei
12 9 (1.60%) Veeam
12 9 (1.60%) Veritas
12 9 (1.60%) ZyXEL
13 7 (1.25%) Hortonworks
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Agile Recruitment Ltd
Salary: uncapped bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £90,000 + Extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £35000 - £65000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancaster
Pearson Frank
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Linux Recruit
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £58000 - £72000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Morson International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago