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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
England / North West
Rank 52 115 169
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +54
Permanent jobs citing Python 297 126 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.00% 2.29% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.57% 4.64% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 249 90 76
Median salary £47,500 £44,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% +17.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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
3465 2718 3478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 58.33% 49.34% 50.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3017 2326 3086
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +44 245 £47,500 +5.55% 54
Cheshire +12 22 £40,000 +33.33% 5
Merseyside 0 16 £35,750 -1.37%
Lancashire -11 3 £22,500 -35.71% 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 221 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (39.29%) Java
3 207 (38.91%) Linux
4 195 (36.65%) Perl
5 181 (34.02%) Ruby
6 172 (32.33%) SQL
7 146 (27.44%) DevOps
8 137 (25.75%) Puppet
9 118 (22.18%) Scrum
9 118 (22.18%) Continuous Integration
10 115 (21.62%) Analytics
11 113 (21.24%) Opscode Chef
11 113 (21.24%) Big Data
12 105 (19.74%) Bash Shell
12 105 (19.74%) Configuration Management
13 97 (18.23%) Amazon AWS
14 92 (17.29%) Degree
15 89 (16.73%) JavaScript
15 89 (16.73%) HTML
16 88 (16.54%) C#
16 88 (16.54%) Oracle
17 86 (16.17%) VMware
18 84 (15.79%) C
18 84 (15.79%) Windows
18 84 (15.79%) Software Engineering
19 83 (15.60%) C++
19 83 (15.60%) R
20 82 (15.41%) PHP
21 81 (15.23%) MySQL
22 79 (14.85%) Jenkins

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 55 (10.34%) Apache Spark
2 54 (10.15%) SAS
3 52 (9.77%) OpenStack
4 44 (8.27%) Apache
5 36 (6.77%) Elasticsearch
6 34 (6.39%) Apache Pig
7 31 (5.83%) CloudStack
7 31 (5.83%) WebLogic
8 30 (5.64%) IIS
9 26 (4.89%) JBoss
10 25 (4.70%) WebSphere
11 23 (4.32%) nginx
12 15 (2.82%) Tomcat
13 7 (1.32%) Apache Solr
13 7 (1.32%) Confluence
13 7 (1.32%) Jetty
14 4 (0.75%) CMS
14 4 (0.75%) Drupal
14 4 (0.75%) WordPress
15 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 33 (6.20%) SPSS
2 25 (4.70%) Stata
3 23 (4.32%) MS Excel
4 14 (2.63%) MS Office
5 4 (0.75%) S-PLUS
6 3 (0.56%) HipChat
7 1 (0.19%) Maya
7 1 (0.19%) MODO
Business Applications
1 4 (0.75%) Magento
1 4 (0.75%) OpenCart
1 4 (0.75%) osCommerce
1 4 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) FastStats
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 97 (18.23%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (4.89%) Amazon EC2
2 26 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.57%) Amazon S3
4 18 (3.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 16 (3.01%) GitHub
6 8 (1.50%) Office 365
6 8 (1.50%) OpenShift
7 7 (1.32%) SaaS
8 6 (1.13%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (1.13%) PaaS
9 5 (0.94%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 4 (0.75%) IaaS
10 4 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.38%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 53 (9.96%) Firewall
2 42 (7.89%) Internet
3 27 (5.08%) DNS
4 26 (4.89%) WAN
5 18 (3.38%) Broadband
5 18 (3.38%) HTTP
6 14 (2.63%) TCP/IP
6 14 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (2.44%) Asterisk PBX
7 13 (2.44%) Ethernet
7 13 (2.44%) Intranet
7 13 (2.44%) IPv6
7 13 (2.44%) TACACS
7 13 (2.44%) VoIP
8 12 (2.26%) SAN
9 6 (1.13%) IPsec
9 6 (1.13%) Kerberos
10 5 (0.94%) Skype
11 3 (0.56%) SSL
12 2 (0.38%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (21.24%) Big Data
2 81 (15.23%) MySQL
3 74 (13.91%) Hadoop
4 67 (12.59%) MongoDB
5 56 (10.53%) Relational Database
6 51 (9.59%) SQL Server
7 43 (8.08%) NoSQL
8 40 (7.52%) RDBMS
9 35 (6.58%) Apache Hive
10 31 (5.83%) Data Mining
11 16 (3.01%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (2.07%) Amazon Redshift
14 10 (1.88%) Redis
15 8 (1.50%) Oracle Database
16 7 (1.32%) Couchbase
16 7 (1.32%) Riak
17 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
17 5 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 79 (14.85%) Jenkins
2 73 (13.72%) Git (software)
3 43 (8.08%) Selenium
4 41 (7.71%) Cucumber
5 38 (7.14%) JIRA
6 23 (4.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 21 (3.95%) Subversion
8 17 (3.20%) JUnit
8 17 (3.20%) TeamCity
9 16 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (2.26%) Hudson
11 11 (2.07%) MSBuild
12 9 (1.69%) Ant
12 9 (1.69%) GoCD
12 9 (1.69%) Maven
12 9 (1.69%) Mercurial
13 7 (1.32%) ClearCase
13 7 (1.32%) Gradle
13 7 (1.32%) Travis CI
14 6 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 49 (9.21%) Finance
2 37 (6.95%) Retail
3 34 (6.39%) Marketing
4 32 (6.02%) Banking
5 28 (5.26%) Military
6 17 (3.20%) Telecoms
7 16 (3.01%) Games
8 12 (2.26%) Advertising
9 8 (1.50%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.13%) Corporate Banking
10 6 (1.13%) Electronics
10 6 (1.13%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.94%) Legal
12 3 (0.56%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.56%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.38%) Back Office
13 2 (0.38%) Front Office
13 2 (0.38%) Law
14 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 125 (23.50%) Developer
2 69 (12.97%) DevOps Engineer
3 61 (11.47%) Data Scientist
4 55 (10.34%) Software Engineer
5 45 (8.46%) Linux Engineer
6 42 (7.89%) Java Developer
7 39 (7.33%) Software Developer
8 30 (5.64%) Analyst
9 25 (4.70%) Test Engineer
10 24 (4.51%) Senior Developer
11 21 (3.95%) Junior
11 21 (3.95%) Support Engineer
12 20 (3.76%) Administrator
12 20 (3.76%) AWS Engineer
12 20 (3.76%) Java Software Developer
12 20 (3.76%) Senior Data Scientist
13 19 (3.57%) Architect
14 17 (3.20%) Lead Developer
14 17 (3.20%) Linux Support
14 17 (3.20%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (16.73%) HTML
2 57 (10.71%) .NET
2 57 (10.71%) CSS
3 46 (8.65%) AngularJS
4 45 (8.46%) Web Services
5 44 (8.27%) CSS3
5 44 (8.27%) Node.js
6 43 (8.08%) HTML5
7 38 (7.14%) jQuery
8 34 (6.39%) Java EE
9 32 (6.02%) Spring
10 29 (5.45%) Hibernate
11 28 (5.26%) Middleware
12 25 (4.70%) Apache Camel
13 22 (4.14%) Django
13 22 (4.14%) LAMP
14 16 (3.01%) XML
15 12 (2.26%) Gherkin
15 12 (2.26%) REST
16 9 (1.69%) React
Miscellaneous
1 63 (11.84%) Computer Science
2 54 (10.15%) Statistics
3 46 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (8.08%) Algorithms
5 42 (7.89%) Mathematics
6 37 (6.95%) Visualisation
7 20 (3.76%) Neural Network
8 19 (3.57%) Clustering
9 15 (2.82%) Physics
10 13 (2.44%) PKI
11 12 (2.26%) Credit Risk
12 11 (2.07%) Economics
13 9 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
14 8 (1.50%) Psychology
14 8 (1.50%) User Experience
15 7 (1.32%) Cyber Defence
15 7 (1.32%) Data Integration
15 7 (1.32%) Mobile App
16 5 (0.94%) Data Extraction
16 5 (0.94%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 207 (38.91%) Linux
2 84 (15.79%) Windows
3 57 (10.71%) Unix
4 33 (6.20%) CentOS
4 33 (6.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (3.95%) Windows Server
6 16 (3.01%) Apple iOS
7 15 (2.82%) Android
7 15 (2.82%) Ubuntu
8 13 (2.44%) Debian
9 12 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (2.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.94%) Fedora
11 5 (0.94%) HPUX
12 4 (0.75%) Solaris
13 2 (0.38%) AIX
14 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (27.44%) DevOps
3 118 (22.18%) Continuous Integration
3 118 (22.18%) Scrum
4 115 (21.62%) Analytics
5 105 (19.74%) Configuration Management
6 84 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 71 (13.35%) Machine Learning
8 60 (11.28%) Data Analytics
9 54 (10.15%) TDD
10 50 (9.40%) SDLC
11 43 (8.08%) Open Source
12 42 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
12 42 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
13 39 (7.33%) DSDM
14 37 (6.95%) Time Management
15 35 (6.58%) Information Security
15 35 (6.58%) RUP
16 34 (6.39%) Test Scripting
17 33 (6.20%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 209 (39.29%) Java
2 195 (36.65%) Perl
3 181 (34.02%) Ruby
4 172 (32.33%) SQL
5 105 (19.74%) Bash Shell
6 89 (16.73%) JavaScript
7 88 (16.54%) C#
8 84 (15.79%) C
9 83 (15.60%) C++
9 83 (15.60%) R
10 82 (15.41%) PHP
11 58 (10.90%) PowerShell
12 55 (10.34%) Shell Script
13 30 (5.64%) MATLAB
14 27 (5.08%) Scala
15 23 (4.32%) Go
16 13 (2.44%) T-SQL
17 11 (2.07%) Clojure
17 11 (2.07%) VBA
18 10 (1.88%) Korn
Qualifications
1 92 (17.29%) Degree
2 47 (8.83%) Security Cleared
3 42 (7.89%) DV Cleared
3 42 (7.89%) PhD
4 20 (3.76%) ISEB
4 20 (3.76%) ISTQB
5 13 (2.44%) CCNP
5 13 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.13%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.56%) RHCE
9 2 (0.38%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.38%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.19%) LPIC
10 1 (0.19%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.82%) QA
2 14 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.88%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.13%) SDET
5 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) GCP
System Software
1 69 (12.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (9.21%) Hyper-V
3 42 (7.89%) vSphere
4 39 (7.33%) Active Directory
5 33 (6.20%) Xen
6 31 (5.83%) XenServer
7 30 (5.64%) Docker
8 13 (2.44%) vCloud
9 12 (2.26%) VMware Workstation
10 9 (1.69%) Postfix
10 9 (1.69%) PowerHA
10 9 (1.69%) qmail
11 3 (0.56%) Varnish
11 3 (0.56%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.38%) Firmware
13 1 (0.19%) Ceph
13 1 (0.19%) KVM
Systems Management
1 137 (25.75%) Puppet
2 113 (21.24%) Opscode Chef
3 67 (12.59%) Ansible
4 32 (6.02%) Nagios
5 29 (5.45%) Cobbler
6 28 (5.26%) Tivoli
7 24 (4.51%) SCCM
8 15 (2.82%) Salt
9 14 (2.63%) Terraform
10 13 (2.44%) OpenNMS
10 13 (2.44%) RANCID
11 11 (2.07%) vMotion
12 7 (1.32%) CFEngine
12 7 (1.32%) Kibana
12 7 (1.32%) logstash
13 5 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
14 2 (0.38%) Kubernetes
14 2 (0.38%) Packer
14 2 (0.38%) Rundeck
15 1 (0.19%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 88 (16.54%) Oracle
2 86 (16.17%) VMware
3 61 (11.47%) Microsoft
4 31 (5.83%) EnterpriseDB
4 31 (5.83%) Red Hat
5 28 (5.26%) Cisco
6 15 (2.82%) Zerto
7 14 (2.63%) Cloudera
8 13 (2.44%) Brocade
8 13 (2.44%) Ericsson
8 13 (2.44%) Foundry
8 13 (2.44%) Huawei
8 13 (2.44%) Juniper
8 13 (2.44%) ZyXEL
9 11 (2.07%) Google
9 11 (2.07%) Veeam
10 10 (1.88%) HP
11 9 (1.69%) Tableau
11 9 (1.69%) Veritas
12 8 (1.50%) Hortonworks
Manchester, Lancashire
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Market Rate + Callout allowance + Overtime
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Negotiable rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent progression opportunities
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + negotiable bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + flexible environment
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £81000 per annum + Generous benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago