The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
England / South East
Rank 37 48 101
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +53
Permanent jobs citing Python 869 1018 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.91% 5.20% 3.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.55% 9.90% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 730 822 516
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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

Programming Languages Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
7526 10287 9911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.20% 52.59% 48.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6572 9092 8583
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 South East

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Python
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Python Salary Trend in the South East

Python
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Python Salary Histogram in the South East

Python
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 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
Berkshire +24 252 £50,000 -4.76% 43
Hampshire -4 172 £42,500 -12.82% 30
Oxfordshire +1 143 £45,000 -10.00% 31
Surrey +28 140 £50,000 +5.26% 17
Buckinghamshire +15 59 £42,500 -10.52% 6
East Sussex +12 47 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Kent +16 15 £43,500 +21.67% 9
Middlesex +6 13 £50,000 -9.09%
West Sussex +6 8 £38,750 -22.50% 3
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for Python.

1 892 (49.31%) Linux
2 781 (43.17%) Java
3 505 (27.92%) C++
3 505 (27.92%) Agile Software Development
4 455 (25.15%) Ruby
5 454 (25.10%) JavaScript
6 436 (24.10%) Perl
7 409 (22.61%) SQL
8 405 (22.39%) Bash Shell
9 395 (21.84%) Software Engineering
10 354 (19.57%) DevOps
11 341 (18.85%) Degree
12 340 (18.79%) HTML
13 333 (18.41%) C
14 329 (18.19%) C#
15 327 (18.08%) PHP
16 326 (18.02%) Windows
17 296 (16.36%) MySQL
18 293 (16.20%) Puppet
19 288 (15.92%) Unix
20 277 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
21 264 (14.59%) Computer Science
22 253 (13.99%) CSS
23 226 (12.49%) Git (software)
24 213 (11.77%) Open Source
25 212 (11.72%) Opscode Chef
26 195 (10.78%) Jenkins
27 193 (10.67%) Scrum
28 180 (9.95%) .NET
28 180 (9.95%) Continuous Integration

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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
1 129 (7.13%) Apache
2 92 (5.09%) Tomcat
3 89 (4.92%) OpenStack
4 66 (3.65%) nginx
5 52 (2.87%) Apache Spark
5 52 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
6 38 (2.10%) Drupal
7 31 (1.71%) SAS
8 29 (1.60%) WebLogic
9 24 (1.33%) JBoss
10 22 (1.22%) WordPress
11 21 (1.16%) Confluence
11 21 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 16 (0.88%) ArcGIS
12 16 (0.88%) CMS
13 15 (0.83%) NServiceBus
13 15 (0.83%) WebSphere
14 14 (0.77%) IIS
15 12 (0.66%) SharePoint
16 11 (0.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 72 (3.98%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.88%) MS Office
3 6 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.11%) Doxygen
5 2 (0.11%) Simulink
5 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.11%) SPSS
6 1 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.055%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.055%) InDesign
6 1 (0.055%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 15 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
2 14 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.55%) Sentinel
4 9 (0.50%) Magento
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.055%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.055%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 277 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (6.36%) SaaS
3 103 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 61 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
5 46 (2.54%) GitHub
6 38 (2.10%) PaaS
7 35 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
8 30 (1.66%) IaaS
9 16 (0.88%) Amazon S3
9 16 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 15 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (0.72%) IBM Cloud
11 13 (0.72%) SoftLayer
12 10 (0.55%) Office 365
13 9 (0.50%) OpenShift
14 8 (0.44%) Heroku
14 8 (0.44%) Sumo Logic
15 7 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
16 5 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 5 (0.28%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 116 (6.41%) TCP/IP
2 76 (4.20%) Firewall
3 69 (3.81%) DNS
4 67 (3.70%) HTTP
5 45 (2.49%) Internet
6 38 (2.10%) VPN
7 27 (1.49%) InfiniBand
8 25 (1.38%) Network Security
9 22 (1.22%) SSL
10 21 (1.16%) LDAP
11 18 (1.00%) Broadband
12 17 (0.94%) ATM
12 17 (0.94%) MPLS
13 15 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (0.83%) LTE
13 15 (0.83%) SMTP
14 14 (0.77%) SSH
14 14 (0.77%) Wireless
15 13 (0.72%) AMQP
15 13 (0.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (16.36%) MySQL
2 147 (8.13%) NoSQL
3 133 (7.35%) Big Data
4 127 (7.02%) MongoDB
5 116 (6.41%) Hadoop
6 82 (4.53%) SQL Server
7 74 (4.09%) PostgreSQL
8 70 (3.87%) Relational Database
9 56 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
10 30 (1.66%) Redis
11 27 (1.49%) Power BI
12 25 (1.38%) Data Mining
13 20 (1.11%) MariaDB
14 19 (1.05%) Oracle Database
14 19 (1.05%) QlikView
15 16 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 15 (0.83%) GIS
17 14 (0.77%) Apache Hive
18 13 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
19 11 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 226 (12.49%) Git (software)
2 195 (10.78%) Jenkins
3 100 (5.53%) JIRA
4 90 (4.98%) Subversion
5 77 (4.26%) Selenium
6 52 (2.87%) Vagrant
7 46 (2.54%) Maven
8 32 (1.77%) Metasploit
9 31 (1.71%) Cucumber
10 29 (1.60%) Ant
11 28 (1.55%) JMeter
12 26 (1.44%) WebDriver
13 20 (1.11%) HP UFT
14 19 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 19 (1.05%) NUnit
15 18 (1.00%) TeamCity
16 17 (0.94%) JUnit
17 16 (0.88%) Moq
17 16 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
18 14 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 177 (9.78%) Finance
2 133 (7.35%) Telecoms
3 50 (2.76%) Manufacturing
4 40 (2.21%) Banking
4 40 (2.21%) Marketing
5 32 (1.77%) Electronics
6 29 (1.60%) Retail
7 17 (0.94%) Automotive
8 15 (0.83%) Legal
9 12 (0.66%) Advertising
9 12 (0.66%) Publishing
10 11 (0.61%) Back Office
10 11 (0.61%) Military
11 7 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.33%) Billing
12 6 (0.33%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.22%) French Language
13 4 (0.22%) German Language
13 4 (0.22%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.22%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 628 (34.72%) Developer
2 245 (13.54%) Software Engineer
3 194 (10.72%) Linux Engineer
4 184 (10.17%) Software Developer
5 176 (9.73%) DevOps Engineer
6 170 (9.40%) Python Developer
7 135 (7.46%) Administrator
8 121 (6.69%) Analyst
9 111 (6.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 106 (5.86%) Linux Administrator
10 106 (5.86%) Systems Administrator
11 104 (5.75%) Cloud Engineer
12 103 (5.69%) Java Developer
13 92 (5.09%) Systems Engineer
14 91 (5.03%) Senior Developer
15 87 (4.81%) Graduate
16 80 (4.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 80 (4.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 67 (3.70%) Junior
18 64 (3.54%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 340 (18.79%) HTML
2 253 (13.99%) CSS
3 180 (9.95%) .NET
4 179 (9.89%) Web Services
5 149 (8.24%) AngularJS
6 116 (6.41%) Ruby on Rails
7 109 (6.03%) Django
8 108 (5.97%) LAMP
9 97 (5.36%) jQuery
10 95 (5.25%) Node.js
11 83 (4.59%) SOAP
12 82 (4.53%) RESTful
13 80 (4.42%) ASP.NET
14 78 (4.31%) XML
15 76 (4.20%) REST
16 70 (3.87%) HTML5
17 54 (2.99%) JSON
18 49 (2.71%) Spring
19 48 (2.65%) OpenCL
20 47 (2.60%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 264 (14.59%) Computer Science
2 134 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 133 (7.35%) Mathematics
4 100 (5.53%) Physics
5 78 (4.31%) Algorithms
6 69 (3.81%) Data Centre
7 38 (2.10%) Embedded Systems
8 34 (1.88%) Data Structures
9 33 (1.82%) Management Information System
10 31 (1.71%) User Experience
11 28 (1.55%) Mobile App
12 22 (1.22%) Fintech
12 22 (1.22%) VHDL
13 20 (1.11%) Public Cloud
14 19 (1.05%) Visualisation
15 18 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
16 16 (0.88%) Artificial Intelligence
16 16 (0.88%) Cyber Attack
16 16 (0.88%) Statistics
17 15 (0.83%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 892 (49.31%) Linux
2 326 (18.02%) Windows
3 288 (15.92%) Unix
4 108 (5.97%) CentOS
4 108 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 82 (4.53%) Ubuntu
6 50 (2.76%) Android
7 47 (2.60%) Debian
8 44 (2.43%) Apple iOS
9 41 (2.27%) Windows Server
10 28 (1.55%) VxWorks
11 25 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (0.88%) Fedora
12 16 (0.88%) FreeBSD
13 14 (0.77%) Mac OS
13 14 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (0.66%) SUSE
15 9 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
16 8 (0.44%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (27.92%) Agile Software Development
2 395 (21.84%) Software Engineering
3 354 (19.57%) DevOps
4 213 (11.77%) Open Source
5 193 (10.67%) Scrum
6 180 (9.95%) Continuous Integration
7 172 (9.51%) Web Development
8 142 (7.85%) Cybersecurity
9 137 (7.57%) TDD
10 131 (7.24%) OO
11 128 (7.08%) Configuration Management
12 113 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
13 107 (5.91%) Machine Learning
14 96 (5.31%) OOP
15 94 (5.20%) Analytics
16 89 (4.92%) Mentoring
17 87 (4.81%) Test Automation
18 78 (4.31%) MVC
19 76 (4.20%) SDLC
20 70 (3.87%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 781 (43.17%) Java
2 505 (27.92%) C++
3 455 (25.15%) Ruby
4 454 (25.10%) JavaScript
5 436 (24.10%) Perl
6 409 (22.61%) SQL
7 405 (22.39%) Bash Shell
8 333 (18.41%) C
9 329 (18.19%) C#
10 327 (18.08%) PHP
11 158 (8.73%) PowerShell
12 91 (5.03%) R
13 70 (3.87%) Shell Script
14 66 (3.65%) MATLAB
15 65 (3.59%) Go
16 40 (2.21%) Scala
17 31 (1.71%) Groovy
18 26 (1.44%) PL/SQL
19 21 (1.16%) Lua
20 19 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 341 (18.85%) Degree
2 171 (9.45%) Security Cleared
3 77 (4.26%) DV Cleared
4 59 (3.26%) SC Cleared
5 46 (2.54%) PhD
6 43 (2.38%) ISTQB
7 36 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (1.82%) ISEB
8 33 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 29 (1.60%) OSCP
10 28 (1.55%) CEH
11 27 (1.49%) CCNA
12 25 (1.38%) GPEN
13 24 (1.33%) GIAC
14 21 (1.16%) AWS Certification
14 21 (1.16%) CCNP
15 19 (1.05%) RHCA
16 16 (0.88%) CREST Certified
17 13 (0.72%) CCIE
18 12 (0.66%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (7.13%) QA
2 21 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 16 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.61%) SLA
6 9 (0.50%) HIPAA
6 9 (0.50%) HL7
7 8 (0.44%) SSAE 16
8 4 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.17%) SDET
10 1 (0.055%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 119 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 114 (6.30%) Docker
3 41 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 41 (2.27%) vSphere
4 40 (2.21%) Hyper-V
5 33 (1.82%) Firmware
6 24 (1.33%) KVM
7 23 (1.27%) vCloud
8 22 (1.22%) NFS
9 21 (1.16%) LXC
10 17 (0.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 17 (0.94%) HDFS
11 16 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
12 14 (0.77%) Varnish
13 13 (0.72%) XenServer
14 11 (0.61%) GlusterFS
15 10 (0.55%) VirtualBox
16 9 (0.50%) Xen
17 8 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
18 7 (0.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 293 (16.20%) Puppet
2 212 (11.72%) Opscode Chef
3 173 (9.56%) Ansible
4 61 (3.37%) Nmap
5 59 (3.26%) Nessus
6 53 (2.93%) Nagios
7 28 (1.55%) OpenVAS
8 20 (1.11%) Salt
9 17 (0.94%) Cacti
10 15 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
10 15 (0.83%) Kibana
11 14 (0.77%) Kubernetes
11 14 (0.77%) Terraform
12 13 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
12 13 (0.72%) HAProxy
12 13 (0.72%) logstash
12 13 (0.72%) SCCM
13 12 (0.66%) OpenView
13 12 (0.66%) WMI
13 12 (0.66%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 173 (9.56%) Microsoft
2 157 (8.68%) VMware
3 151 (8.35%) Red Hat
4 145 (8.02%) Oracle
5 67 (3.70%) Cisco
6 55 (3.04%) Sophos
7 45 (2.49%) HP
8 38 (2.10%) Qualys
9 36 (1.99%) IBM
10 33 (1.82%) Juniper
11 31 (1.71%) SAP
12 29 (1.60%) Splunk
13 24 (1.33%) Google
13 24 (1.33%) Tableau
14 21 (1.16%) Citrix
14 21 (1.16%) Coverity
15 20 (1.11%) CheckPoint
16 19 (1.05%) F5
17 18 (1.00%) Sun
18 15 (0.83%) Intel
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Networkers
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + flexi- working,26 hols, pen
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Great Package
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: Negotiable Based On Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ECMWF
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago