Period
to 13 October 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 13 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
South West > Dorset
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 37 68
Rank change year-on-year -21 +31 +6
Permanent jobs citing Python 52 106 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 4.02% 7.68% 2.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.07% 11.46% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 41 104 24
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +53.85% -31.58%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,875 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £68,750 £41,375
South West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%

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 736 925 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 56.88% 67.03% 65.07%
Number of salaries quoted 587 848 552
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £65,000 £50,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year +2.27% +7.98% +1.88%

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 13 October 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 13 October 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 +7 31 £40,000 -31.91% 4
Poole -18 7 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Dorchester -5 6 £45,500 -9.00% 2
Blandford Forum -3 2 £47,500 +26.67%
Wimborne - 1 £32,500 - 2
Python
South West

For the 6 months to 13 October 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 36 (69.23%) SQL
2 34 (65.38%) Java
3 28 (53.85%) C++
3 28 (53.85%) Azure
3 28 (53.85%) AWS
4 23 (44.23%) Bash Shell
5 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
6 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (38.46%) Web Services
8 18 (34.62%) WAN
8 18 (34.62%) Shell Script
8 18 (34.62%) JSON
9 15 (28.85%) Degree
10 14 (26.92%) Big Data
11 13 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (21.15%) Finance
13 10 (19.23%) Linux
13 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
13 10 (19.23%) Data Science
14 9 (17.31%) JIRA
14 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
14 9 (17.31%) C#
15 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
15 8 (15.38%) Windows
15 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
15 8 (15.38%) Mathematics
15 8 (15.38%) Machine Learning
15 8 (15.38%) R
15 8 (15.38%) Open Source
16 7 (13.46%) Hadoop

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.77%) Confluence
1 3 (5.77%) Tornado
2 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 28 (53.85%) AWS
1 28 (53.85%) Azure
2 5 (9.62%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.92%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.92%) GCP
3 1 (1.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (34.62%) WAN
2 3 (5.77%) Internet
3 2 (3.85%) 3G
3 2 (3.85%) 4G
3 2 (3.85%) VoIP
4 1 (1.92%) DNS
4 1 (1.92%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.92%) Big Data
2 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 7 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (13.46%) Hadoop
3 7 (13.46%) NoSQL
4 6 (11.54%) Data Lake
5 5 (9.62%) Power BI
6 4 (7.69%) MySQL
7 3 (5.77%) Blockchain
8 2 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) JIRA
2 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (5.77%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.85%) CppUnit
5 2 (3.85%) JUnit
5 2 (3.85%) LabVIEW
5 2 (3.85%) MSTest
5 2 (3.85%) NetBeans
5 2 (3.85%) NUnit
5 2 (3.85%) Ranorex
5 2 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (3.85%) Selenium
5 2 (3.85%) Subversion
5 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Aerospace
2 5 (9.62%) Military
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Developer
2 20 (38.46%) Senior Developer
3 10 (19.23%) Software Engineer
4 9 (17.31%) Data Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
7 3 (5.77%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (5.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Business Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Lead Software Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Test Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Administrator
9 1 (1.92%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (38.46%) Web Services
2 18 (34.62%) JSON
3 5 (9.62%) .NET
3 5 (9.62%) XML
4 3 (5.77%) EDI
4 3 (5.77%) HTML
5 2 (3.85%) Node.js
5 2 (3.85%) REST
5 2 (3.85%) SOAP
6 1 (1.92%) HTML5
6 1 (1.92%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.92%) RESTful
6 1 (1.92%) WinForms
6 1 (1.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 6 (11.54%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (9.62%) Algorithms
4 4 (7.69%) Data Structures
5 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.85%) Acoustics
6 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.92%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Linux
2 8 (15.38%) Windows
3 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (19.23%) Data Science
3 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
4 8 (15.38%) Machine Learning
4 8 (15.38%) Mathematics
4 8 (15.38%) Open Source
5 7 (13.46%) Data Architecture
5 7 (13.46%) Data Management
5 7 (13.46%) ETL
6 6 (11.54%) Collaborative Working
6 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
7 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
7 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
7 5 (9.62%) Predictive Modelling
7 5 (9.62%) Time Management
8 4 (7.69%) Analytics
8 4 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 4 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (69.23%) SQL
2 34 (65.38%) Java
3 28 (53.85%) C++
4 23 (44.23%) Bash Shell
5 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
6 18 (34.62%) Shell Script
7 9 (17.31%) C#
8 8 (15.38%) R
9 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
10 4 (7.69%) C
10 4 (7.69%) PHP
10 4 (7.69%) Ruby
11 3 (5.77%) Clojure
11 3 (5.77%) VBScript
12 2 (3.85%) Fortran
12 2 (3.85%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.92%) Perl
13 1 (1.92%) Scala
13 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Degree
2 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.92%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) Def Stans
1 2 (3.85%) IEC 61508
1 2 (3.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Docker
2 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.77%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.92%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Ansible
1 4 (7.69%) Puppet
2 3 (5.77%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.92%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) Apple
3 4 (7.69%) Cloudera
3 4 (7.69%) Netezza
3 4 (7.69%) VMware
4 3 (5.77%) Atlassian
4 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.77%) Veeam
5 1 (1.92%) Centrify