Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 32 39
Rank change year-on-year +13 +7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Python 368 337 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 10.04% 8.97% 6.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.25% 14.52% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 291 299 185
Bristol median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% -9.48% -12.45%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £90,000
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,264 2,321 1,833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 61.74% 61.81% 56.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,863 1,959 1,647
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £44,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +4.12% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £63,250
South West median annual salary £44,500 £41,377 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.55% +3.44% +3.90%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Bristol

Python
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Python in Bristol

Python
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Bristol over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Python in Bristol

Python
Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Bristol region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 £42,500 -
Python
South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Python.

1 206 (55.98%) Java
2 149 (40.49%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
4 110 (29.89%) Degree
5 107 (29.08%) Linux
6 100 (27.17%) JavaScript
7 97 (26.36%) SQL
8 95 (25.82%) C#
9 87 (23.64%) DevOps
10 82 (22.28%) Ruby
11 80 (21.74%) Docker
12 78 (21.20%) Software Engineering
13 75 (20.38%) C++
14 70 (19.02%) Microsoft Azure
15 69 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
16 68 (18.48%) Computer Science
17 65 (17.66%) Computer Science Degree
18 64 (17.39%) SQL Server
19 62 (16.85%) Finance
20 61 (16.58%) Microsoft
21 60 (16.30%) HTML
21 60 (16.30%) .NET
22 59 (16.03%) Jenkins
23 58 (15.76%) Machine Learning
24 57 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
25 56 (15.22%) OO
25 56 (15.22%) Telecoms
26 54 (14.67%) Git (software)
27 53 (14.40%) Scrum
28 52 (14.13%) Oracle

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 17 (4.62%) Apache Spark
2 12 (3.26%) Apache
3 11 (2.99%) nginx
4 8 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.90%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.36%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.09%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.54%) CloudStack
8 2 (0.54%) Confluence
8 2 (0.54%) Drupal
8 2 (0.54%) IIS
8 2 (0.54%) JBoss
8 2 (0.54%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.27%) SAS
9 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (2.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.45%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.27%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 128 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (19.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (4.62%) SaaS
5 16 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (2.45%) Amazon Kinesis
6 9 (2.45%) Amazon S3
7 8 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (1.90%) GitHub
9 5 (1.36%) AWS OpsWorks
9 5 (1.36%) Office 365
10 4 (1.09%) PaaS
10 4 (1.09%) Serverless
11 3 (0.82%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.82%) G Suite
11 3 (0.82%) Slack
12 2 (0.54%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.27%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 17 (4.62%) Internet
3 14 (3.80%) DNS
4 10 (2.72%) Network Security
5 8 (2.17%) Firewall
6 7 (1.90%) Broadband
6 7 (1.90%) HTTP
7 6 (1.63%) DHCP
7 6 (1.63%) Modbus
7 6 (1.63%) Sourcefire
8 5 (1.36%) VPN
9 4 (1.09%) PPP
9 4 (1.09%) Profibus
9 4 (1.09%) RS-232
9 4 (1.09%) RS-422
9 4 (1.09%) RS-485
9 4 (1.09%) SMTP
9 4 (1.09%) SNMP
10 3 (0.82%) Intranet
10 3 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.97%) Hadoop
2 33 (8.97%) NoSQL
3 32 (8.70%) MySQL
4 27 (7.34%) Big Data
4 27 (7.34%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (6.52%) Relational Database
6 22 (5.98%) RDBMS
7 21 (5.71%) MongoDB
8 17 (4.62%) Oracle Database
9 16 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
10 15 (4.08%) Power BI
11 13 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (2.72%) Amazon Redshift
12 10 (2.72%) Data Mining
13 9 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (2.45%) Neo4j
14 8 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (1.63%) Apache Hive
15 6 (1.63%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 59 (16.03%) Jenkins
2 54 (14.67%) Git (software)
3 35 (9.51%) JIRA
4 16 (4.35%) Subversion
5 15 (4.08%) PHPUnit
5 15 (4.08%) Selenium
6 14 (3.80%) Cucumber
7 11 (2.99%) Maven
7 11 (2.99%) TeamCity
8 8 (2.17%) Mercurial
9 7 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (1.90%) Bitbucket
9 7 (1.90%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.63%) Appium
10 6 (1.63%) SpecFlow
11 5 (1.36%) JMeter
11 5 (1.36%) Vagrant
11 5 (1.36%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.09%) Trac
12 4 (1.09%) UI Automator
General
1 62 (16.85%) Finance
2 56 (15.22%) Telecoms
3 43 (11.68%) Electronics
4 40 (10.87%) Manufacturing
5 36 (9.78%) Marketing
6 25 (6.79%) Games
7 15 (4.08%) Retail
8 11 (2.99%) Mandarin Language
9 10 (2.72%) Aerospace
10 7 (1.90%) Law
11 4 (1.09%) Cantonese Language
12 3 (0.82%) Banking
13 1 (0.27%) Automotive
13 1 (0.27%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 122 (33.15%) Developer
2 56 (15.22%) Software Developer
3 51 (13.86%) Software Engineer
4 36 (9.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 32 (8.70%) Analyst
5 32 (8.70%) Junior
6 31 (8.42%) Graduate
7 29 (7.88%) Junior Developer
8 27 (7.34%) Graduate Developer
8 27 (7.34%) Graduate Software Developer
8 27 (7.34%) Junior Software Developer
9 26 (7.07%) Security Engineer
10 22 (5.98%) Cybersecurity Engineer
11 20 (5.43%) Java Developer
12 18 (4.89%) Systems Engineer
13 16 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
13 16 (4.35%) C# Developer
13 16 (4.35%) Lead Developer
13 16 (4.35%) Lead Software Developer
13 16 (4.35%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (16.30%) .NET
1 60 (16.30%) HTML
2 50 (13.59%) CSS
3 36 (9.78%) jQuery
4 34 (9.24%) AngularJS
5 32 (8.70%) REST
6 31 (8.42%) Node.js
7 26 (7.07%) ASP.NET
7 26 (7.07%) HTML5
8 25 (6.79%) XML
9 19 (5.16%) React
10 17 (4.62%) J2EE
10 17 (4.62%) Ruby on Rails
11 15 (4.08%) Laravel
12 13 (3.53%) Spring
12 13 (3.53%) Web Services
13 11 (2.99%) CSS3
14 9 (2.45%) RESTful
14 9 (2.45%) TensorFlow
15 8 (2.17%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 68 (18.48%) Computer Science
2 43 (11.68%) Algorithms
3 27 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (6.25%) User Experience
5 16 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
6 15 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 15 (4.08%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.45%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.17%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.90%) ASIC
9 7 (1.90%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.90%) SystemC
9 7 (1.90%) Verilog
10 4 (1.09%) CAN bus
10 4 (1.09%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.82%) Blog
11 3 (0.82%) Clustering
11 3 (0.82%) Fintech
12 2 (0.54%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 107 (29.08%) Linux
2 51 (13.86%) Unix
3 50 (13.59%) Windows
4 9 (2.45%) Android
4 9 (2.45%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.45%) CentOS
5 8 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.17%) Ubuntu
5 8 (2.17%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.63%) FreeBSD
8 4 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.54%) Debian
9 2 (0.54%) Solaris
10 1 (0.27%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (40.49%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (23.64%) DevOps
3 78 (21.20%) Software Engineering
4 69 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 58 (15.76%) Machine Learning
6 57 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
7 56 (15.22%) OO
8 53 (14.40%) Scrum
9 47 (12.77%) TDD
10 44 (11.96%) Artificial Intelligence
10 44 (11.96%) Data Science
11 43 (11.68%) SDLC
12 41 (11.14%) Test Automation
13 36 (9.78%) Digital Marketing
13 36 (9.78%) Programme Management
14 35 (9.51%) Open Source
15 34 (9.24%) Continuous Delivery
16 33 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
17 32 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
18 31 (8.42%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 206 (55.98%) Java
2 100 (27.17%) JavaScript
3 97 (26.36%) SQL
4 95 (25.82%) C#
5 82 (22.28%) Ruby
6 75 (20.38%) C++
7 51 (13.86%) Bash Shell
8 46 (12.50%) Perl
9 37 (10.05%) PowerShell
10 29 (7.88%) PHP
11 28 (7.61%) C
12 24 (6.52%) Shell Script
13 21 (5.71%) R
14 20 (5.43%) TypeScript
15 15 (4.08%) Go
16 9 (2.45%) PL/SQL
16 9 (2.45%) T-SQL
17 5 (1.36%) Scala
17 5 (1.36%) VB.NET
18 4 (1.09%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 110 (29.89%) Degree
2 65 (17.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (10.05%) Security Cleared
4 19 (5.16%) SC Cleared
5 15 (4.08%) PhD
6 3 (0.82%) CCNP
6 3 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.54%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.43%) QA
2 4 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 80 (21.74%) Docker
2 17 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.99%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.90%) VMware Server
5 6 (1.63%) KVM
6 4 (1.09%) Active Directory
6 4 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.09%) vSphere
7 2 (0.54%) NFS
8 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.27%) etcd
8 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (13.86%) Puppet
2 33 (8.97%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (8.42%) Ansible
4 28 (7.61%) Kubernetes
5 11 (2.99%) Terraform
6 6 (1.63%) Nessus
7 4 (1.09%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (1.09%) Mesos
8 3 (0.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (0.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (0.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (0.82%) Salt
9 2 (0.54%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.54%) Graphite
9 2 (0.54%) Kibana
9 2 (0.54%) logstash
9 2 (0.54%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.54%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.27%) linkerd
10 1 (0.27%) Packer
Vendors
1 61 (16.58%) Microsoft
2 52 (14.13%) Oracle
3 39 (10.60%) SAP
4 38 (10.33%) Google
5 17 (4.62%) Atlassian
5 17 (4.62%) VMware
6 13 (3.53%) Tableau
7 11 (2.99%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.90%) CA
8 7 (1.90%) Splunk
9 6 (1.63%) Cisco
9 6 (1.63%) McAfee
9 6 (1.63%) NetScout
9 6 (1.63%) NetWitness
9 6 (1.63%) Palo Alto
10 4 (1.09%) Cadence
10 4 (1.09%) Synopsys
11 3 (0.82%) Adobe
11 3 (0.82%) Workday
12 2 (0.54%) Perforce