The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 29 38 70
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +32
Permanent jobs citing Python 6236 6189 4377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.94% 5.81% 3.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.98% 11.10% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5338 5086 3704
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 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
48058 55754 56948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.50% 52.38% 50.17%
Number of salaries quoted 41217 47891 48739
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,700 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Python
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python within the UK.

Python Salary Trend in the UK

Python
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 within the UK.

Python Salary Histogram in the UK

Python
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the UK 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
England +11 5928 £55,000 - 924
London +4 3425 £62,500 +4.16% 512
South East +9 933 £48,500 +2.10% 113
City of London -3 446 £65,000 - 106
East of England +11 405 £47,500 +5.55% 93
South West +20 340 £46,250 +2.77% 55
North West +57 275 £42,500 +11.84% 75
Cambridgeshire +5 274 £47,500 +5.55% 76
Cambridge +6 247 £47,500 - 70
Berkshire +14 220 £55,000 +4.76% 28
Hampshire -7 217 £45,000 - 26
Yorkshire +29 212 £42,500 -5.55% 38
Manchester +44 206 £42,500 -5.55% 59
Oxfordshire +2 191 £49,000 +3.15% 19
West Midlands +55 186 £45,000 +51.26% 15
Surrey +15 159 £50,000 +8.10% 19
West Yorkshire +26 148 £45,000 - 33
Gloucestershire +7 144 £43,000 -4.44% 24
Scotland -10 143 £42,500 +6.25% 40
Leeds +32 138 £45,000 -5.26% 32
East Midlands +64 130 £42,500 +20.79% 14
Reading +3 111 £50,000 -4.76% 14
Bristol +19 91 £60,000 -14.28% 15
Wales +25 86 £42,500 +16.43% 7
South Wales +27 84 £41,500 +13.69% 6
Oxford +2 83 £45,000 -10.00% 11
Hertfordshire +29 82 £52,500 - 11
Birmingham +26 70 £45,000 +63.63% 4
Southampton +34 66 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Edinburgh 0 66 £44,000 +0.57% 27

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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 with a requirement for Python.

1 5564 (43.70%) Linux
2 5380 (42.26%) Java
3 4347 (34.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3278 (25.75%) SQL
5 2962 (23.26%) JavaScript
6 2930 (23.01%) C++
7 2907 (22.83%) Ruby
8 2772 (21.77%) DevOps
9 2730 (21.44%) Perl
10 2517 (19.77%) Degree
11 2511 (19.72%) Finance
12 2437 (19.14%) Bash Shell
13 2410 (18.93%) Amazon AWS
14 2323 (18.25%) Software Engineering
15 2215 (17.40%) Puppet
16 2119 (16.64%) C#
17 1950 (15.32%) HTML
18 1914 (15.03%) Computer Science
19 1909 (14.99%) Windows
20 1827 (14.35%) Unix
21 1798 (14.12%) Git (software)
22 1777 (13.96%) Opscode Chef
23 1746 (13.71%) Continuous Integration
24 1690 (13.27%) Big Data
25 1656 (13.01%) Jenkins
26 1649 (12.95%) Ansible
27 1634 (12.83%) PHP
28 1560 (12.25%) MySQL
29 1538 (12.08%) C
30 1526 (11.99%) CSS

Python
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 934 (7.34%) Apache
2 821 (6.45%) Apache Spark
3 627 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
4 621 (4.88%) Tomcat
5 411 (3.23%) nginx
5 411 (3.23%) OpenStack
6 398 (3.13%) SAS
7 334 (2.62%) JBoss
8 313 (2.46%) WebLogic
8 313 (2.46%) WebSphere
9 249 (1.96%) Apache Pig
10 234 (1.84%) IIS
11 217 (1.70%) Confluence
12 187 (1.47%) Jetty
13 175 (1.37%) Apache Solr
14 130 (1.02%) CMS
15 124 (0.97%) CloudStack
16 67 (0.53%) Drupal
17 59 (0.46%) SharePoint
18 51 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 307 (2.41%) MS Excel
2 194 (1.52%) SPSS
3 87 (0.68%) MS Office
4 40 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (0.23%) Stata
6 28 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 20 (0.16%) GNU Octave
8 19 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 17 (0.13%) FrameMaker
10 14 (0.11%) Simulink
11 9 (0.071%) MS Visio
12 8 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
12 8 (0.063%) Autodesk Smoke
12 8 (0.063%) Baselight
12 8 (0.063%) Final Cut Pro
12 8 (0.063%) InDesign
13 7 (0.055%) Autodesk Flame
13 7 (0.055%) Chatbot
14 6 (0.047%) Gephi
14 6 (0.047%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 67 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 33 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
3 25 (0.20%) Magento
4 16 (0.13%) FastStats
5 11 (0.086%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 10 (0.079%) Adobe Campaign
7 9 (0.071%) RMDS
7 9 (0.071%) Sentinel
7 9 (0.071%) Summit
8 8 (0.063%) Odoo
9 7 (0.055%) Remedy ITSM
10 6 (0.047%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.047%) FastStats PeopleStage
11 5 (0.039%) Dynamics CRM
11 5 (0.039%) Front Arena
11 5 (0.039%) Oracle Applications
12 4 (0.031%) FLEXCUBE
12 4 (0.031%) OpenCart
12 4 (0.031%) osCommerce
12 4 (0.031%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2410 (18.93%) Amazon AWS
2 651 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 543 (4.26%) SaaS
4 307 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
5 301 (2.36%) GitHub
6 264 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
7 222 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
8 195 (1.53%) PaaS
9 180 (1.41%) Amazon S3
10 179 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
11 123 (0.97%) IaaS
12 76 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 76 (0.60%) Office 365
13 68 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 67 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
15 60 (0.47%) Slack
16 58 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
17 56 (0.44%) OpenShift
18 51 (0.40%) Google App Engine
18 51 (0.40%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 555 (4.36%) TCP/IP
2 535 (4.20%) Firewall
3 471 (3.70%) Internet
4 441 (3.46%) DNS
5 435 (3.42%) HTTP
6 165 (1.30%) Network Security
7 157 (1.23%) LDAP
7 157 (1.23%) Wireless
8 156 (1.23%) SSL
8 156 (1.23%) VPN
9 137 (1.08%) WAN
10 136 (1.07%) SAN
11 119 (0.93%) BGP
12 116 (0.91%) DHCP
13 103 (0.81%) LAN
13 103 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
14 92 (0.72%) Broadband
15 82 (0.64%) MPLS
16 75 (0.59%) VLAN
17 68 (0.53%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1690 (13.27%) Big Data
2 1560 (12.25%) MySQL
3 1249 (9.81%) Hadoop
4 1212 (9.52%) NoSQL
5 1090 (8.56%) MongoDB
6 908 (7.13%) PostgreSQL
7 814 (6.39%) SQL Server
8 812 (6.38%) Relational Database
9 522 (4.10%) Apache Cassandra
10 395 (3.10%) Redis
11 390 (3.06%) Apache Hive
12 300 (2.36%) RDBMS
13 280 (2.20%) Data Mining
14 279 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
15 176 (1.38%) HBase
16 157 (1.23%) Oracle Database
17 145 (1.14%) Amazon Redshift
18 140 (1.10%) Neo4j
19 125 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
20 112 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1798 (14.12%) Git (software)
2 1656 (13.01%) Jenkins
3 776 (6.09%) JIRA
4 645 (5.07%) Selenium
5 489 (3.84%) Subversion
6 364 (2.86%) Maven
7 350 (2.75%) Cucumber
8 348 (2.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 268 (2.10%) TeamCity
10 220 (1.73%) Vagrant
11 217 (1.70%) JUnit
12 164 (1.29%) Ant
13 131 (1.03%) JMeter
14 125 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
14 125 (0.98%) WebDriver
15 110 (0.86%) SoapUI
16 104 (0.82%) Hudson
17 97 (0.76%) Travis CI
18 93 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
19 88 (0.69%) Bitbucket
General
1 2511 (19.72%) Finance
2 938 (7.37%) Banking
3 646 (5.07%) Telecoms
4 533 (4.19%) Marketing
5 526 (4.13%) Retail
6 435 (3.42%) Games
7 362 (2.84%) Front Office
8 221 (1.74%) Investment Banking
9 220 (1.73%) Advertising
10 179 (1.41%) Electronics
11 175 (1.37%) Publishing
12 146 (1.15%) Manufacturing
13 121 (0.95%) Financial Institution
14 120 (0.94%) Law
15 116 (0.91%) Legal
16 113 (0.89%) Back Office
17 53 (0.42%) Automotive
18 48 (0.38%) Aerospace
18 48 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
19 39 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 4532 (35.60%) Developer
2 1612 (12.66%) Python Developer
3 1431 (11.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 1138 (8.94%) Software Engineer
5 1031 (8.10%) Java Developer
6 918 (7.21%) Linux Engineer
7 675 (5.30%) Analyst
8 674 (5.29%) Senior Developer
9 666 (5.23%) Software Developer
10 611 (4.80%) Data Scientist
11 533 (4.19%) Administrator
12 496 (3.90%) C++ Developer
13 475 (3.73%) Junior
14 462 (3.63%) Architect
15 433 (3.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 425 (3.34%) Systems Administrator
17 418 (3.28%) AWS Engineer
18 407 (3.20%) Systems Engineer
19 378 (2.97%) Linux Administrator
20 371 (2.91%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1950 (15.32%) HTML
2 1526 (11.99%) CSS
3 1209 (9.50%) .NET
4 1112 (8.73%) Web Services
5 1082 (8.50%) AngularJS
6 1015 (7.97%) Django
7 912 (7.16%) Node.js
8 715 (5.62%) HTML5
9 615 (4.83%) REST
10 584 (4.59%) jQuery
11 547 (4.30%) XML
12 531 (4.17%) LAMP
13 523 (4.11%) RESTful
14 515 (4.04%) Spring
15 470 (3.69%) React
16 458 (3.60%) CSS3
17 358 (2.81%) JSON
18 345 (2.71%) SOAP
19 336 (2.64%) RabbitMQ
20 325 (2.55%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 1914 (15.03%) Computer Science
2 1091 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1000 (7.85%) Mathematics
4 778 (6.11%) Algorithms
5 519 (4.08%) Visualisation
6 499 (3.92%) Physics
7 484 (3.80%) Statistics
8 429 (3.37%) Fintech
9 365 (2.87%) User Experience
10 353 (2.77%) Hedge funds
11 335 (2.63%) Mobile App
12 299 (2.35%) Data Centre
13 242 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
14 226 (1.78%) Data Structures
15 213 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 206 (1.62%) Fixed Income
17 197 (1.55%) Artificial Intelligence
18 193 (1.52%) Management Information System
19 183 (1.44%) Derivative
20 131 (1.03%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5564 (43.70%) Linux
2 1909 (14.99%) Windows
3 1827 (14.35%) Unix
4 609 (4.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 559 (4.39%) CentOS
6 404 (3.17%) Ubuntu
7 376 (2.95%) Android
8 300 (2.36%) Apple iOS
9 260 (2.04%) Windows Server
10 188 (1.48%) Debian
11 121 (0.95%) Mac OS X
11 121 (0.95%) Solaris
12 89 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
13 81 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
14 51 (0.40%) CoreOS
15 46 (0.36%) FreeBSD
16 45 (0.35%) AIX
17 44 (0.35%) VxWorks
18 43 (0.34%) Fedora
19 36 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4347 (34.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2772 (21.77%) DevOps
3 2323 (18.25%) Software Engineering
4 1746 (13.71%) Continuous Integration
5 1459 (11.46%) Analytics
6 1444 (11.34%) TDD
7 1380 (10.84%) Scrum
8 1266 (9.94%) Open Source
9 1214 (9.54%) Configuration Management
10 1139 (8.95%) OO
11 1058 (8.31%) Machine Learning
12 752 (5.91%) Web Development
13 709 (5.57%) Mentoring
14 651 (5.11%) SDLC
15 640 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
16 599 (4.70%) E-Commerce
17 588 (4.62%) BDD
18 573 (4.50%) OOP
19 530 (4.16%) Data Analytics
20 513 (4.03%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 5380 (42.26%) Java
2 3278 (25.75%) SQL
3 2962 (23.26%) JavaScript
4 2930 (23.01%) C++
5 2907 (22.83%) Ruby
6 2730 (21.44%) Perl
7 2437 (19.14%) Bash Shell
8 2119 (16.64%) C#
9 1634 (12.83%) PHP
10 1538 (12.08%) C
11 1028 (8.07%) Scala
12 910 (7.15%) R
13 806 (6.33%) PowerShell
14 652 (5.12%) Go
15 609 (4.78%) Shell Script
16 375 (2.95%) MATLAB
17 291 (2.29%) Groovy
18 163 (1.28%) VBA
19 159 (1.25%) PL/SQL
20 139 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2517 (19.77%) Degree
2 567 (4.45%) Security Cleared
3 519 (4.08%) PhD
4 305 (2.40%) DV Cleared
5 171 (1.34%) SC Cleared
6 169 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
7 150 (1.18%) CISSP
8 142 (1.12%) CEH
9 134 (1.05%) ISTQB
10 119 (0.93%) ISEB
11 96 (0.75%) CCNA
12 95 (0.75%) AWS Certification
13 89 (0.70%) OSCP
14 88 (0.69%) CREST Certified
15 79 (0.62%) GIAC
16 76 (0.60%) CCNP
17 75 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
18 56 (0.44%) SANS
19 52 (0.41%) CISA
20 42 (0.33%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 771 (6.06%) QA
2 111 (0.87%) PCI DSS
3 76 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 66 (0.52%) SLA
5 52 (0.41%) GCP
6 51 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 43 (0.34%) SDET
8 35 (0.27%) COBIT
9 27 (0.21%) HIPAA
10 16 (0.13%) MISRA
10 16 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 13 (0.10%) JTAG
12 8 (0.063%) ISO 9001
13 7 (0.055%) GPG13
13 7 (0.055%) HL7
13 7 (0.055%) ISO13485
14 6 (0.047%) IEC 61508
14 6 (0.047%) MiFID
15 5 (0.039%) MISRA C
15 5 (0.039%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1189 (9.34%) Docker
2 638 (5.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 275 (2.16%) vSphere
4 264 (2.07%) Active Directory
5 226 (1.78%) Hyper-V
6 189 (1.48%) Xen
7 138 (1.08%) Varnish
8 115 (0.90%) Firmware
9 114 (0.90%) XenServer
10 111 (0.87%) KVM
11 93 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
12 84 (0.66%) HDFS
13 83 (0.65%) Apache Flume
14 65 (0.51%) vCloud
15 64 (0.50%) NFS
16 54 (0.42%) VirtualBox
17 52 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 46 (0.36%) LXC
19 35 (0.27%) Snort
20 31 (0.24%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2215 (17.40%) Puppet
2 1777 (13.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1649 (12.95%) Ansible
4 396 (3.11%) Nagios
5 290 (2.28%) Kubernetes
6 262 (2.06%) Salt
7 218 (1.71%) Terraform
8 150 (1.18%) Kibana
9 131 (1.03%) logstash
10 130 (1.02%) Tivoli
11 119 (0.93%) Nessus
12 117 (0.92%) Cobbler
12 117 (0.92%) Nmap
13 109 (0.86%) Graphite
13 109 (0.86%) Mesos
14 105 (0.82%) ZABBIX
15 70 (0.55%) SCCM
16 62 (0.49%) rkt
17 57 (0.45%) Packer
17 57 (0.45%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 1112 (8.73%) Oracle
2 874 (6.86%) VMware
3 792 (6.22%) Red Hat
4 710 (5.58%) Microsoft
5 404 (3.17%) Google
6 324 (2.54%) Cisco
7 263 (2.07%) Tableau
8 258 (2.03%) Splunk
9 210 (1.65%) HP
10 209 (1.64%) Atlassian
11 198 (1.56%) Sybase
12 180 (1.41%) IBM
13 153 (1.20%) SAP
14 116 (0.91%) Cloudera
15 109 (0.86%) Qualys
16 98 (0.77%) EnterpriseDB
17 96 (0.75%) Juniper
18 94 (0.74%) SaltStack
19 90 (0.71%) New Relic
20 82 (0.64%) Rackspace
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