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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 58 115 159
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +44
Permanent jobs citing Python 275 142 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.39% 2.35% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.61% 4.63% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 237 105 99
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,486
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Python
England

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
3614 3065 3880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 57.69% 50.65% 52.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3152 2624 3395
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 £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 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
Manchester +44 206 £42,500 -5.55% 61
Cheshire +2 31 £37,000 +17.46% 9
Merseyside +6 21 £38,750 +9.15%
Lancashire -10 6 £29,250 -16.42% 6
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 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 North West region with a requirement for Python.

1 183 (40.31%) Linux
2 180 (39.65%) SQL
3 167 (36.78%) Perl
4 155 (34.14%) Java
5 149 (32.82%) Agile Software Development
6 130 (28.63%) Ruby
7 121 (26.65%) Puppet
8 103 (22.69%) Analytics
9 96 (21.15%) Configuration Management
9 96 (21.15%) DevOps
9 96 (21.15%) Bash Shell
9 96 (21.15%) Big Data
10 94 (20.70%) Continuous Integration
11 89 (19.60%) Scrum
12 87 (19.16%) PHP
12 87 (19.16%) HTML
12 87 (19.16%) Opscode Chef
13 85 (18.72%) Windows
14 82 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
15 78 (17.18%) Oracle
16 76 (16.74%) R
17 75 (16.52%) JavaScript
18 74 (16.30%) MySQL
19 72 (15.86%) C++
20 71 (15.64%) Git (software)
20 71 (15.64%) Degree
21 69 (15.20%) C
22 67 (14.76%) VMware
23 66 (14.54%) C#
23 66 (14.54%) Microsoft

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 51 (11.23%) SAS
2 46 (10.13%) Apache
2 46 (10.13%) OpenStack
3 40 (8.81%) Apache Spark
4 36 (7.93%) WebLogic
5 32 (7.05%) JBoss
6 30 (6.61%) CloudStack
6 30 (6.61%) IIS
6 30 (6.61%) WebSphere
7 28 (6.17%) nginx
8 26 (5.73%) Elasticsearch
9 22 (4.85%) Apache Pig
10 13 (2.86%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.32%) Apache Solr
11 6 (1.32%) Jetty
12 4 (0.88%) CMS
12 4 (0.88%) Confluence
12 4 (0.88%) Drupal
12 4 (0.88%) WordPress
13 1 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 30 (6.61%) SPSS
2 24 (5.29%) MS Excel
3 22 (4.85%) Stata
4 15 (3.30%) MS Office
5 3 (0.66%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.44%) HipChat
7 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.22%) Maya
7 1 (0.22%) MODO
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Magento
1 4 (0.88%) OpenCart
1 4 (0.88%) osCommerce
2 3 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) FastStats
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 82 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (5.29%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (3.30%) AWS CloudFormation
4 15 (3.30%) GitHub
5 14 (3.08%) Amazon S3
6 8 (1.76%) Office 365
6 8 (1.76%) SaaS
7 7 (1.54%) OpenShift
8 5 (1.10%) PaaS
9 4 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.66%) IaaS
10 3 (0.66%) TestFlight
11 2 (0.44%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.44%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 61 (13.44%) Firewall
2 45 (9.91%) Internet
3 29 (6.39%) DNS
4 23 (5.07%) Broadband
5 20 (4.41%) WAN
5 20 (4.41%) Wi-Fi
6 18 (3.96%) Ethernet
6 18 (3.96%) IPv6
6 18 (3.96%) TACACS
6 18 (3.96%) VoIP
7 17 (3.74%) HTTP
8 16 (3.52%) Asterisk PBX
9 13 (2.86%) Intranet
9 13 (2.86%) TCP/IP
10 10 (2.20%) SAN
11 9 (1.98%) VPN
12 8 (1.76%) BGP
12 8 (1.76%) OSPF
12 8 (1.76%) SNMP
12 8 (1.76%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (21.15%) Big Data
2 74 (16.30%) MySQL
3 61 (13.44%) MongoDB
4 58 (12.78%) Hadoop
5 52 (11.45%) Relational Database
6 51 (11.23%) SQL Server
7 43 (9.47%) NoSQL
8 33 (7.27%) Data Mining
9 32 (7.05%) RDBMS
10 23 (5.07%) Apache Hive
11 20 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
14 11 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (1.98%) Redis
16 8 (1.76%) Oracle Database
17 6 (1.32%) Couchbase
17 6 (1.32%) Riak
18 5 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
18 5 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 71 (15.64%) Git (software)
2 54 (11.89%) Jenkins
3 32 (7.05%) JIRA
4 23 (5.07%) Cucumber
4 23 (5.07%) Selenium
5 21 (4.63%) Subversion
6 8 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (1.76%) JUnit
7 7 (1.54%) MSBuild
7 7 (1.54%) Travis CI
8 6 (1.32%) NuGet
8 6 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.10%) Ant
9 5 (1.10%) CircleCI
9 5 (1.10%) Codeship
9 5 (1.10%) git-flow
9 5 (1.10%) GitLab
9 5 (1.10%) Hudson
9 5 (1.10%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.88%) Gradle
General
1 44 (9.69%) Finance
2 33 (7.27%) Marketing
3 29 (6.39%) Banking
4 25 (5.51%) Retail
5 21 (4.63%) Telecoms
6 20 (4.41%) Military
7 14 (3.08%) Advertising
8 13 (2.86%) Games
9 6 (1.32%) Corporate Banking
9 6 (1.32%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.32%) Legal
10 5 (1.10%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.66%) Electronics
11 3 (0.66%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.66%) Law
11 3 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.66%) Publishing
12 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.44%) Back Office
12 2 (0.44%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 103 (22.69%) Developer
2 53 (11.67%) Data Scientist
3 50 (11.01%) DevOps Engineer
4 41 (9.03%) Software Engineer
5 38 (8.37%) Linux Engineer
6 26 (5.73%) Java Developer
7 23 (5.07%) Administrator
8 20 (4.41%) Junior
9 19 (4.19%) Linux Support
9 19 (4.19%) Senior Data Scientist
9 19 (4.19%) Software Developer
10 18 (3.96%) Analyst
10 18 (3.96%) Architect
10 18 (3.96%) Python Developer
10 18 (3.96%) Support Engineer
11 17 (3.74%) Senior Developer
11 17 (3.74%) Test Engineer
12 15 (3.30%) Designer
13 14 (3.08%) Network Designer
13 14 (3.08%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (19.16%) HTML
2 55 (12.11%) .NET
3 52 (11.45%) CSS
4 44 (9.69%) AngularJS
5 41 (9.03%) Node.js
6 40 (8.81%) Web Services
7 38 (8.37%) CSS3
8 37 (8.15%) HTML5
9 30 (6.61%) jQuery
10 23 (5.07%) XML
11 22 (4.85%) Django
12 20 (4.41%) Java EE
12 20 (4.41%) Spring
13 19 (4.19%) LAMP
14 18 (3.96%) Hibernate
14 18 (3.96%) Middleware
15 16 (3.52%) Apache Camel
16 15 (3.30%) JSON
17 13 (2.86%) REST
18 11 (2.42%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 57 (12.56%) Computer Science
2 47 (10.35%) Statistics
3 41 (9.03%) Mathematics
4 40 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (8.15%) Algorithms
6 20 (4.41%) Visualisation
7 17 (3.74%) Neural Network
8 16 (3.52%) Physics
9 15 (3.30%) Clustering
10 10 (2.20%) Credit Risk
11 9 (1.98%) Economics
12 8 (1.76%) Data Centre
12 8 (1.76%) Data Integration
12 8 (1.76%) PKI
12 8 (1.76%) Psychology
13 7 (1.54%) CUDA
14 6 (1.32%) User Experience
15 5 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
15 5 (1.10%) Data Extraction
15 5 (1.10%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 183 (40.31%) Linux
2 85 (18.72%) Windows
3 55 (12.11%) Unix
4 32 (7.05%) CentOS
5 29 (6.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (5.51%) Windows Server
7 17 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (3.52%) Debian
9 12 (2.64%) Ubuntu
10 11 (2.42%) Apple iOS
10 11 (2.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 10 (2.20%) Android
12 4 (0.88%) Fedora
12 4 (0.88%) HPUX
12 4 (0.88%) Solaris
13 2 (0.44%) AIX
13 2 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (32.82%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (22.69%) Analytics
3 96 (21.15%) Configuration Management
3 96 (21.15%) DevOps
4 94 (20.70%) Continuous Integration
5 89 (19.60%) Scrum
6 64 (14.10%) Machine Learning
7 62 (13.66%) Software Engineering
8 51 (11.23%) Data Analytics
9 42 (9.25%) Business Intelligence
10 41 (9.03%) Open Source
11 36 (7.93%) DSDM
12 35 (7.71%) SDLC
13 34 (7.49%) Web Development
14 32 (7.05%) RUP
15 31 (6.83%) Continuous Improvement
15 31 (6.83%) Data Analysis
15 31 (6.83%) TDD
16 27 (5.95%) ITIL
17 26 (5.73%) OO
Programming Languages
1 180 (39.65%) SQL
2 167 (36.78%) Perl
3 155 (34.14%) Java
4 130 (28.63%) Ruby
5 96 (21.15%) Bash Shell
6 87 (19.16%) PHP
7 76 (16.74%) R
8 75 (16.52%) JavaScript
9 72 (15.86%) C++
10 69 (15.20%) C
11 66 (14.54%) C#
12 54 (11.89%) Shell Script
13 45 (9.91%) PowerShell
14 31 (6.83%) MATLAB
15 16 (3.52%) Scala
16 15 (3.30%) Go
17 14 (3.08%) T-SQL
18 9 (1.98%) VBA
19 8 (1.76%) PL/SQL
20 6 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (15.64%) Degree
2 38 (8.37%) PhD
3 32 (7.05%) Security Cleared
4 30 (6.61%) DV Cleared
5 12 (2.64%) CCNP
5 12 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.32%) ISEB
6 6 (1.32%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.32%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.66%) RHCE
8 2 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.44%) JNCIP
8 2 (0.44%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.22%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.96%) PCI DSS
2 11 (2.42%) QA
3 10 (2.20%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.44%) SDET
5 1 (0.22%) GCP
System Software
1 53 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (9.03%) Active Directory
2 41 (9.03%) vSphere
3 34 (7.49%) Hyper-V
4 32 (7.05%) Xen
5 30 (6.61%) XenServer
6 15 (3.30%) Docker
7 12 (2.64%) vCloud
7 12 (2.64%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (1.76%) Varnish
9 7 (1.54%) Postfix
9 7 (1.54%) PowerHA
9 7 (1.54%) qmail
10 3 (0.66%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.22%) Ceph
11 1 (0.22%) Firmware
11 1 (0.22%) HDFS
11 1 (0.22%) KVM
11 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 121 (26.65%) Puppet
2 87 (19.16%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (9.91%) Ansible
4 38 (8.37%) Nagios
5 29 (6.39%) SCCM
6 27 (5.95%) Cobbler
7 26 (5.73%) Tivoli
8 18 (3.96%) OpenNMS
8 18 (3.96%) RANCID
9 14 (3.08%) Cacti
10 11 (2.42%) vMotion
11 8 (1.76%) Salt
11 8 (1.76%) SCOM
12 6 (1.32%) Backup Exec
12 6 (1.32%) CFEngine
12 6 (1.32%) Kibana
12 6 (1.32%) logstash
12 6 (1.32%) Munin
13 3 (0.66%) Terraform
14 2 (0.44%) Packer
Vendors
1 78 (17.18%) Oracle
2 67 (14.76%) VMware
3 66 (14.54%) Microsoft
4 33 (7.27%) Cisco
5 30 (6.61%) EnterpriseDB
6 21 (4.63%) Red Hat
7 18 (3.96%) Brocade
7 18 (3.96%) Ericsson
7 18 (3.96%) Foundry
7 18 (3.96%) Huawei
7 18 (3.96%) Juniper
7 18 (3.96%) ZyXEL
8 15 (3.30%) Zerto
9 13 (2.86%) Cloudera
10 11 (2.42%) Veeam
11 8 (1.76%) Hortonworks
12 7 (1.54%) Veritas
13 6 (1.32%) Tableau
14 4 (0.88%) Alteryx
14 4 (0.88%) HP
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent progression opportunities
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energon People
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary Details - Please contact for details
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + bonus & excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energon People
Salary: £57000 - £81000.00 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £90,000 + PACKAGE
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £90,000 + PACKAGE
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago