Period
to 25 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 25 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 10 18 20
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Python 336 617 921
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 13.57% 10.19% 9.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.53% 20.11% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 346 496 834
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%

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 the East of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,316 3,068 4,855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 53.15% 50.65% 51.53%
Number of salaries quoted 984 2,274 3,924
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Python in the East of England

Python
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python in the East of England.

Salary trend for Python in the East of England

Python
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Python in the East of England

Python
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the East of England region over the 6 months to 25 January 2021. 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
Cambridgeshire +1 217 £60,000 +14.29% 139
Hertfordshire +23 56 £61,250 +6.52% 17
Essex +34 39 £55,000 +29.41% 13
Suffolk +7 16 £72,500 +31.82% 5
Bedfordshire +5 9 £70,000 -6.67% 3
Norfolk +4 5 £52,500 +31.25%
Python
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2021, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Python.

1 118 (35.12%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (33.63%) AWS
3 105 (31.25%) Linux
4 93 (27.68%) SQL
5 92 (27.38%) DevOps
6 81 (24.11%) Java
7 78 (23.21%) Problem-Solving
8 74 (22.02%) Degree
9 71 (21.13%) JavaScript
9 71 (21.13%) Software Engineering
10 66 (19.64%) Git (software)
11 64 (19.05%) C++
12 62 (18.45%) C#
13 61 (18.15%) Computer Science
14 58 (17.26%) Test Automation
15 56 (16.67%) Azure
15 56 (16.67%) Machine Learning
16 49 (14.58%) Artificial Intelligence
17 47 (13.99%) Docker
18 45 (13.39%) Jenkins
18 45 (13.39%) Data Science
19 44 (13.10%) PostgreSQL
20 42 (12.50%) Kubernetes
21 41 (12.20%) Microservices
22 40 (11.90%) Scrum
23 37 (11.01%) Node.js
24 36 (10.71%) Bash Shell
24 36 (10.71%) Terraform
25 35 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
25 35 (10.42%) REST

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (3.27%) Apache Spark
2 11 (3.27%) OpenStack
3 8 (2.38%) Apache Airflow
3 8 (2.38%) Luigi
4 6 (1.79%) Apache
4 6 (1.79%) Camunda
4 6 (1.79%) Confluence
5 5 (1.49%) WordPress
6 3 (0.89%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.60%) SAS
8 1 (0.30%) CMS
8 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.30%) Simulink
2 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Magento
1 1 (0.30%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 113 (33.63%) AWS
2 56 (16.67%) Azure
3 33 (9.82%) GCP
4 29 (8.63%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (6.85%) Serverless
6 20 (5.95%) AWS Lambda
7 18 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (5.06%) Power Platform
9 15 (4.46%) Amazon S3
10 10 (2.98%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (2.98%) OpenShift
11 8 (2.38%) Logic Apps
12 6 (1.79%) Amazon ECS
12 6 (1.79%) Amazon EKS
12 6 (1.79%) GitHub
12 6 (1.79%) IaaS
13 5 (1.49%) Amazon EMR
14 4 (1.19%) Oracle CX
15 3 (0.89%) Amazon Kinesis
15 3 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.68%) BGP
1 9 (2.68%) MPLS
1 9 (2.68%) OSPF
2 6 (1.79%) IPv6
3 5 (1.49%) Firewall
3 5 (1.49%) IPv4
3 5 (1.49%) VPN
4 3 (0.89%) Asterisk PBX
4 3 (0.89%) Internet
4 3 (0.89%) MQTT
4 3 (0.89%) RTP
4 3 (0.89%) STUN
4 3 (0.89%) VoIP
5 2 (0.60%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.60%) LAN
5 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.60%) WAN
5 2 (0.60%) WLAN
6 1 (0.30%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (13.10%) PostgreSQL
2 30 (8.93%) NoSQL
3 26 (7.74%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (7.44%) Relational Database
5 22 (6.55%) SQL Server
6 18 (5.36%) MySQL
7 17 (5.06%) Power BI
8 16 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 15 (4.46%) Big Data
10 12 (3.57%) Tableau
11 11 (3.27%) Amazon Redshift
12 10 (2.98%) GIS
12 10 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (2.68%) Hadoop
13 9 (2.68%) MongoDB
13 9 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (2.38%) Azkaban
14 8 (2.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 66 (19.64%) Git (software)
2 45 (13.39%) Jenkins
3 30 (8.93%) Selenium
4 21 (6.25%) JIRA
5 13 (3.87%) Subversion
5 13 (3.87%) WebDriver
6 12 (3.57%) TeamCity
7 10 (2.98%) GoCD
7 10 (2.98%) NUnit
8 9 (2.68%) Bitbucket
9 8 (2.38%) TestNG
9 8 (2.38%) Visual Studio
10 7 (2.08%) GitLab
11 6 (1.79%) Robot Framework
12 5 (1.49%) Oracle APEX
13 4 (1.19%) LabVIEW
14 3 (0.89%) CMake
14 3 (0.89%) Gerrit
14 3 (0.89%) Gradle
15 2 (0.60%) GCC
General
1 22 (6.55%) Electronics
2 15 (4.46%) Law
3 11 (3.27%) Aerospace
4 10 (2.98%) Games
4 10 (2.98%) Marketing
5 7 (2.08%) Automotive
5 7 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.49%) Public Sector
6 5 (1.49%) Publishing
7 4 (1.19%) Finance
7 4 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.89%) Dutch Language
8 3 (0.89%) French Language
8 3 (0.89%) German Language
8 3 (0.89%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.60%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.30%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Front Office
10 1 (0.30%) Police
Job Titles
1 77 (22.92%) Developer
2 58 (17.26%) Python Engineer
3 57 (16.96%) Software Engineer
4 41 (12.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 32 (9.52%) Python Developer
6 31 (9.23%) Test Engineer
7 27 (8.04%) Data Engineer
8 23 (6.85%) Architect
9 21 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
10 20 (5.95%) Software Developer
11 19 (5.65%) Python Software Engineer
12 16 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
12 16 (4.76%) Senior Developer
12 16 (4.76%) Senior DevOps
12 16 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 15 (4.46%) Data Scientist
13 15 (4.46%) Software Test Engineer
13 15 (4.46%) Test Automation Engineer
14 14 (4.17%) Azure Engineer
14 14 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (11.01%) Node.js
2 35 (10.42%) REST
3 32 (9.52%) CSS
4 31 (9.23%) React
5 27 (8.04%) Django
6 26 (7.74%) HTML
7 20 (5.95%) Web Services
8 17 (5.06%) JSON
9 16 (4.76%) Vue.js
10 15 (4.46%) AngularJS
10 15 (4.46%) jQuery
10 15 (4.46%) TensorFlow
11 13 (3.87%) .NET
11 13 (3.87%) Flask
11 13 (3.87%) SOAP
12 12 (3.57%) Kafka
13 10 (2.98%) Laravel
14 8 (2.38%) Natural Language Processing
14 8 (2.38%) NumPy
14 8 (2.38%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.93%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.17%) Cloud Native
4 12 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 12 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.27%) Life Science
6 10 (2.98%) NHS
7 9 (2.68%) Data Structures
7 9 (2.68%) Embedded Systems
7 9 (2.68%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.38%) User Experience
9 7 (2.08%) Analytical Mindset
10 6 (1.79%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.79%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.49%) Acoustics
11 5 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.49%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (1.19%) Cybercrime
12 4 (1.19%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 105 (31.25%) Linux
2 26 (7.74%) Windows
3 21 (6.25%) Unix
4 8 (2.38%) Android
4 8 (2.38%) CentOS
4 8 (2.38%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.79%) Fedora
7 3 (0.89%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.89%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.89%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.89%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.30%) Debian
8 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (35.12%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (27.38%) DevOps
3 78 (23.21%) Problem-Solving
4 71 (21.13%) Software Engineering
5 61 (18.15%) Computer Science
6 58 (17.26%) Test Automation
7 56 (16.67%) Machine Learning
8 49 (14.58%) Artificial Intelligence
9 45 (13.39%) Data Science
10 41 (12.20%) Microservices
11 40 (11.90%) Scrum
12 35 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (8.93%) Analytics
14 29 (8.63%) Business Intelligence
14 29 (8.63%) Logistics
14 29 (8.63%) Open Source
15 28 (8.33%) Mathematics
16 27 (8.04%) Configuration Management
17 26 (7.74%) Visualisation
18 23 (6.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 93 (27.68%) SQL
2 81 (24.11%) Java
3 71 (21.13%) JavaScript
4 64 (19.05%) C++
5 62 (18.45%) C#
6 36 (10.71%) Bash Shell
7 31 (9.23%) PowerShell
8 28 (8.33%) Go
9 26 (7.74%) C
10 18 (5.36%) Perl
11 17 (5.06%) PHP
12 12 (3.57%) R
13 11 (3.27%) Scala
14 10 (2.98%) Ruby
14 10 (2.98%) Rust
15 8 (2.38%) Shell Script
15 8 (2.38%) VB.NET
16 7 (2.08%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.89%) ES6
17 3 (0.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 74 (22.02%) Degree
2 28 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (7.14%) PhD
4 12 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 11 (3.27%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.08%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.19%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.89%) CCNA
9 3 (0.89%) CCNP
9 3 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.89%) MCSA
9 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.60%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.60%) CISSP
10 2 (0.60%) GPEN
10 2 (0.60%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.60%) SANS
11 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.30%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.17%) QA
2 11 (3.27%) HIPAA
3 10 (2.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.49%) ISO 26262
4 5 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.19%) IEC 61508
6 3 (0.89%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.89%) IEC 62304
6 3 (0.89%) MISRA
6 3 (0.89%) MISRA C
7 2 (0.60%) COBIT
7 2 (0.60%) NIST
8 1 (0.30%) DO-254
8 1 (0.30%) GDPR
8 1 (0.30%) HL7
8 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (13.99%) Docker
2 4 (1.19%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.89%) Firmware
3 3 (0.89%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.89%) Kamailio
3 3 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.60%) Xen
5 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 42 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 36 (10.71%) Terraform
3 34 (10.12%) Ansible
4 29 (8.63%) Puppet
5 15 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (2.98%) Rancher
6 10 (2.98%) Rundeck
7 8 (2.38%) Salt
8 6 (1.79%) HAProxy
8 6 (1.79%) Prometheus
9 5 (1.49%) Icinga
9 5 (1.49%) Istio
9 5 (1.49%) Nagios
10 3 (0.89%) Consul
10 3 (0.89%) Kibana
10 3 (0.89%) logstash
11 2 (0.60%) QRadar
12 1 (0.30%) Grafana
12 1 (0.30%) Graphite
12 1 (0.30%) Graylog
Vendors
1 31 (9.23%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.87%) Oracle
3 12 (3.57%) Splunk
4 9 (2.68%) Cisco
5 8 (2.38%) Atlassian
5 8 (2.38%) Zend
6 7 (2.08%) Juniper
7 6 (1.79%) Arista
7 6 (1.79%) Talend
8 5 (1.49%) Dynatrace
8 5 (1.49%) Google
8 5 (1.49%) IBM
8 5 (1.49%) VMware
9 4 (1.19%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.89%) New Relic
11 2 (0.60%) Apple
11 2 (0.60%) LogRhythm
11 2 (0.60%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.60%) Progress
11 2 (0.60%) Xamarin