Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
South West > Dorset
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 68 78
Rank change year-on-year +39 +10 +25
Permanent jobs citing Python 107 54 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 9.28% 4.02% 2.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.31% 6.26% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 120 40 20
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £66,375 £65,500 £47,500
South West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 Dorset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 804 862 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 69.73% 64.23% 65.47%
Number of salaries quoted 717 760 565
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.96% +2.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £70,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +5.19%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Dorset

Python
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Python in Dorset

Python
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Dorset over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Python in Dorset

Python
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. 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
Bournemouth +37 40 £62,500 +92.31% 2
Dorchester +9 31 £37,500 -25.00% 12
Poole +12 30 £32,500 - 3
Blandford Forum - 14 £37,500 - 1
Ferndown -6 13 £37,500 -11.76%
Python
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Python.

1 48 (44.86%) Java
2 45 (42.06%) C
3 41 (38.32%) Linux
4 40 (37.38%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (36.45%) SQL
6 32 (29.91%) C++
7 27 (25.23%) Software Engineering
7 27 (25.23%) Amazon AWS
8 25 (23.36%) C#
9 23 (21.50%) Google Cloud Platform
10 22 (20.56%) MongoDB
10 22 (20.56%) Node.js
10 22 (20.56%) Finance
11 21 (19.63%) Microsoft Azure
11 21 (19.63%) DevOps
12 20 (18.69%) Windows
13 19 (17.76%) JavaScript
13 19 (17.76%) Degree
13 19 (17.76%) Computer Science
13 19 (17.76%) QA
13 19 (17.76%) Docker
14 18 (16.82%) Ansible
14 18 (16.82%) Microsoft
15 17 (15.89%) Scrum
15 17 (15.89%) VMware
15 17 (15.89%) Problem-Solving
16 16 (14.95%) Jenkins
16 16 (14.95%) Unit Testing
16 16 (14.95%) MySQL
17 15 (14.02%) Public Cloud

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (25.23%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (21.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 21 (19.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (12.15%) GitHub
5 3 (2.80%) Google Container Engine
6 1 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.93%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.15%) LAN
1 13 (12.15%) WAN
2 7 (6.54%) 3G
2 7 (6.54%) 4G
2 7 (6.54%) VoIP
3 1 (0.93%) DHCP
3 1 (0.93%) DNS
3 1 (0.93%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.93%) FTP
3 1 (0.93%) ISUP
3 1 (0.93%) SCCP
3 1 (0.93%) SMS
3 1 (0.93%) SNMP
3 1 (0.93%) SS7
3 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.93%) Telnet
3 1 (0.93%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.56%) MongoDB
2 16 (14.95%) MySQL
3 14 (13.08%) NoSQL
4 11 (10.28%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (9.35%) MariaDB
6 7 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (5.61%) Spotfire
7 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
8 5 (4.67%) Power BI
8 5 (4.67%) QlikView
9 3 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.87%) Big Data
10 2 (1.87%) BigQuery
10 2 (1.87%) Bigtable
10 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.93%) Redis
11 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (14.95%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.74%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.74%) Vagrant
3 3 (2.80%) Selenium
4 2 (1.87%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.93%) GitLab
5 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (20.56%) Finance
2 10 (9.35%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.61%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Electronics
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (37.38%) Developer
2 24 (22.43%) Software Engineer
3 20 (18.69%) Junior
4 19 (17.76%) Junior Developer
5 17 (15.89%) Architect
5 17 (15.89%) Cloud Architect
5 17 (15.89%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 17 (15.89%) Infrastructure Architect
6 16 (14.95%) Senior Software Engineer
7 15 (14.02%) JavaScript Developer
7 15 (14.02%) Python Developer
8 14 (13.08%) Full Stack Developer
9 12 (11.21%) Graduate
9 12 (11.21%) Graduate Developer
9 12 (11.21%) Graduate Software Developer
9 12 (11.21%) Junior Software Developer
9 12 (11.21%) Software Developer
10 11 (10.28%) C Software Engineer
11 8 (7.48%) Java Engineer
11 8 (7.48%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.56%) Node.js
2 14 (13.08%) AngularJS
2 14 (13.08%) Elastic Stack
2 14 (13.08%) Ember.js
2 14 (13.08%) KnockoutJS
2 14 (13.08%) React
2 14 (13.08%) Redux
2 14 (13.08%) REST
2 14 (13.08%) Vue.js
3 12 (11.21%) HTML
3 12 (11.21%) XML
4 5 (4.67%) .NET
4 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.93%) RESTful
5 1 (0.93%) SOAP
5 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.02%) Public Cloud
2 12 (11.21%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.87%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 41 (38.32%) Linux
2 20 (18.69%) Windows
3 13 (12.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (12.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (12.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.87%) Unix
5 1 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (37.38%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (25.23%) Software Engineering
3 21 (19.63%) DevOps
4 19 (17.76%) Computer Science
5 17 (15.89%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (15.89%) Scrum
6 16 (14.95%) Unit Testing
7 13 (12.15%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (11.21%) Web Development
9 10 (9.35%) ITIL
10 9 (8.41%) SDLC
11 8 (7.48%) Innovative Thinking
11 8 (7.48%) Microservices
12 7 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (6.54%) Critical Thinking
12 7 (6.54%) ETL
12 7 (6.54%) Time Management
13 6 (5.61%) Analytics
13 6 (5.61%) Test Automation
14 5 (4.67%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 48 (44.86%) Java
2 45 (42.06%) C
3 39 (36.45%) SQL
4 32 (29.91%) C++
5 25 (23.36%) C#
6 19 (17.76%) JavaScript
7 11 (10.28%) Bash Shell
7 11 (10.28%) Go
8 9 (8.41%) PHP
9 8 (7.48%) Perl
10 5 (4.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (1.87%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.87%) VBA
12 1 (0.93%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.93%) ES6
12 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.93%) Ruby
12 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (17.76%) Degree
2 13 (12.15%) MCITP
2 13 (12.15%) MCSE
2 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (12.15%) RHCE
2 13 (12.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (11.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (9.35%) AWS Certification
4 10 (9.35%) MCSA
5 3 (2.80%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.93%) CSQA
6 1 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (17.76%) QA
2 2 (1.87%) PMO
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (17.76%) Docker
2 9 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (16.82%) Ansible
2 3 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (16.82%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.89%) VMware
3 13 (12.15%) Google
3 13 (12.15%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.67%) Oracle
4 5 (4.67%) Tableau
5 1 (0.93%) Informatica
5 1 (0.93%) Samsung
5 1 (0.93%) SAP
5 1 (0.93%) Talend