Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 34 47
Rank change year-on-year +16 +13 -6
Permanent jobs citing Python 1406 824 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.61% 6.33% 5.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.83% 11.71% 10.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1139 752 744
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £63,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 7091 7036 7657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 58.55% 54.06% 50.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5943 5987 6665
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £29,275 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Python as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017. 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 +6 1010 £50,000 +5.26% 121
Hertfordshire +25 285 £55,000 +4.76% 25
Essex +38 34 £45,500 +10.30% 5
Norfolk +34 33 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Bedfordshire +39 29 £44,250 +14.94% 1
Suffolk +14 15 £42,000 -6.67% 2
Python
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, 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 across the East of England region with a requirement for Python.

1 597 (42.46%) Java
2 585 (41.61%) Software Engineering
3 534 (37.98%) C++
3 534 (37.98%) Linux
4 503 (35.78%) Degree
5 443 (31.51%) Computer Science
6 396 (28.17%) C
7 395 (28.09%) Mathematics
8 344 (24.47%) Machine Learning
9 289 (20.55%) C#
10 281 (19.99%) Agile Software Development
11 266 (18.92%) JavaScript
12 261 (18.56%) Algorithms
13 243 (17.28%) Physics
14 239 (17.00%) SQL
15 210 (14.94%) Windows
16 208 (14.79%) Amazon AWS
17 184 (13.09%) DevOps
18 182 (12.94%) Perl
19 181 (12.87%) PhD
20 172 (12.23%) Wireless
21 169 (12.02%) Test Automation
22 163 (11.59%) Bash Shell
23 162 (11.52%) Artificial Intelligence
24 152 (10.81%) Docker
25 146 (10.38%) MATLAB
26 142 (10.10%) Open Source
27 135 (9.60%) HTML
28 134 (9.53%) Git (software)
28 134 (9.53%) Computer Science Degree

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 73 (5.19%) Apache Spark
2 54 (3.84%) OpenStack
3 49 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (1.78%) SAS
5 17 (1.21%) Apache
6 10 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
6 10 (0.71%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.50%) Apache Solr
7 7 (0.50%) nginx
8 5 (0.36%) CMS
9 3 (0.21%) Confluence
9 3 (0.21%) Drupal
9 3 (0.21%) IIS
9 3 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.21%) WordPress
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.071%) JBoss
11 1 (0.071%) LiveLink
11 1 (0.071%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.071%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.28%) SPSS
3 3 (0.21%) Maya
3 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.071%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.071%) NUKE
4 1 (0.071%) Simulink
4 1 (0.071%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 208 (14.79%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (3.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 43 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (1.71%) SaaS
6 21 (1.49%) GitHub
7 15 (1.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 15 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (0.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 9 (0.64%) OpenShift
10 8 (0.57%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.57%) Google App Engine
10 8 (0.57%) Google Compute Engine
11 7 (0.50%) Azure Machine Learning
12 6 (0.43%) Akamai
13 5 (0.36%) IaaS
13 5 (0.36%) Route 53
14 3 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 172 (12.23%) Wireless
2 96 (6.83%) TCP/IP
3 63 (4.48%) Internet
4 58 (4.13%) Wi-Fi
5 52 (3.70%) Bluetooth
6 40 (2.84%) DNS
7 26 (1.85%) DHCP
8 23 (1.64%) Firewall
9 21 (1.49%) SMS
10 17 (1.21%) HTTP
10 17 (1.21%) WAN
11 15 (1.07%) 802.11
12 13 (0.92%) Network Security
13 12 (0.85%) 4G
13 12 (0.85%) OpenVPN
14 11 (0.78%) RFID
15 10 (0.71%) 3G
15 10 (0.71%) Ethernet
15 10 (0.71%) Wireless Security
16 9 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (7.68%) Big Data
2 93 (6.61%) NoSQL
3 77 (5.48%) Hadoop
4 64 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 58 (4.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 49 (3.49%) MongoDB
7 40 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
8 37 (2.63%) MySQL
9 28 (1.99%) SQL Server
10 27 (1.92%) HBase
10 27 (1.92%) RDBMS
11 26 (1.85%) Data Mining
12 16 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
13 15 (1.07%) Text Mining
14 12 (0.85%) Apache Hive
14 12 (0.85%) QlikView
15 11 (0.78%) Power BI
16 10 (0.71%) Impala
16 10 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 134 (9.53%) Git (software)
2 103 (7.33%) Jenkins
3 40 (2.84%) JIRA
4 38 (2.70%) Selenium
5 28 (1.99%) Maven
6 25 (1.78%) Cucumber
6 25 (1.78%) Visual Studio
7 24 (1.71%) JUnit
8 16 (1.14%) Eclipse
8 16 (1.14%) WebDriver
9 12 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (0.71%) LabVIEW
11 8 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (0.57%) TeamCity
12 7 (0.50%) Bitbucket
12 7 (0.50%) Mercurial
12 7 (0.50%) Protractor
12 7 (0.50%) Subversion
13 6 (0.43%) Hudson
13 6 (0.43%) Mocha
General
1 100 (7.11%) Finance
2 69 (4.91%) Telecoms
3 56 (3.98%) Electronics
4 50 (3.56%) Marketing
5 39 (2.77%) Pharmaceutical
6 38 (2.70%) Retail
7 26 (1.85%) Games
8 23 (1.64%) Automotive
9 12 (0.85%) Multimedia
10 9 (0.64%) Advertising
11 7 (0.50%) Legal
11 7 (0.50%) Publishing
12 4 (0.28%) Banking
13 3 (0.21%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.21%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.14%) Billing
15 1 (0.071%) Czech Language
15 1 (0.071%) French Language
15 1 (0.071%) German Language
15 1 (0.071%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 455 (32.36%) Developer
2 338 (24.04%) Software Engineer
3 185 (13.16%) Graduate
4 155 (11.02%) C++ Software Engineer
5 148 (10.53%) Embedded Engineer
6 132 (9.39%) Software Developer
7 126 (8.96%) Python Developer
8 113 (8.04%) Java Developer
9 110 (7.82%) Linux Engineer
10 101 (7.18%) DevOps Engineer
11 100 (7.11%) C++ Developer
12 86 (6.12%) Graduate Developer
12 86 (6.12%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 86 (6.12%) Test Engineer
13 81 (5.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 81 (5.76%) Systems Engineer
14 80 (5.69%) Data Scientist
15 78 (5.55%) C Software Engineer
16 70 (4.98%) C++ Software Developer
17 67 (4.77%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (9.60%) HTML
2 106 (7.54%) Web Services
3 83 (5.90%) AngularJS
4 81 (5.76%) .NET
5 80 (5.69%) CSS
6 73 (5.19%) Django
7 58 (4.13%) Node.js
8 52 (3.70%) React
9 43 (3.06%) JSON
10 40 (2.84%) Flask
11 38 (2.70%) TensorFlow
12 36 (2.56%) jQuery
12 36 (2.56%) REST
13 34 (2.42%) RESTful
14 27 (1.92%) Spring
15 26 (1.85%) ASP.NET
15 26 (1.85%) J2EE
16 23 (1.64%) Natural Language Processing
17 21 (1.49%) HTML5
18 17 (1.21%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 443 (31.51%) Computer Science
2 261 (18.56%) Algorithms
3 91 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (4.41%) Life Science
5 56 (3.98%) Embedded Systems
6 51 (3.63%) Data Centre
7 46 (3.27%) Smart City
8 44 (3.13%) Mobile App
9 42 (2.99%) Data Structures
10 38 (2.70%) Public Cloud
11 34 (2.42%) Augmented Reality
11 34 (2.42%) Robotics
12 32 (2.28%) Private Cloud
13 28 (1.99%) Internet of Things
14 24 (1.71%) User Experience
15 22 (1.56%) Client/Server
16 18 (1.28%) Verilog
17 17 (1.21%) Fintech
18 15 (1.07%) 3D Graphics
19 14 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 534 (37.98%) Linux
2 210 (14.94%) Windows
3 129 (9.17%) Unix
4 56 (3.98%) Ubuntu
5 44 (3.13%) Android
6 38 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (2.49%) CentOS
8 32 (2.28%) Embedded Linux
9 30 (2.13%) CoreOS
10 28 (1.99%) Apple iOS
11 25 (1.78%) Debian
12 17 (1.21%) Mac OS
13 10 (0.71%) AIX
14 8 (0.57%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.36%) Solaris
15 5 (0.36%) Windows Server
16 4 (0.28%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
17 2 (0.14%) HPUX
17 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 585 (41.61%) Software Engineering
2 395 (28.09%) Mathematics
3 344 (24.47%) Machine Learning
4 281 (19.99%) Agile Software Development
5 243 (17.28%) Physics
6 184 (13.09%) DevOps
7 169 (12.02%) Test Automation
8 162 (11.52%) Artificial Intelligence
9 142 (10.10%) Open Source
10 124 (8.82%) SDLC
11 123 (8.75%) OO
12 115 (8.18%) Multithreading
13 112 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
14 99 (7.04%) Statistics
15 96 (6.83%) Scrum
16 93 (6.61%) Web Development
17 89 (6.33%) Configuration Management
18 71 (5.05%) Signal Processing
19 70 (4.98%) Mentoring
19 70 (4.98%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 597 (42.46%) Java
2 534 (37.98%) C++
3 396 (28.17%) C
4 289 (20.55%) C#
5 266 (18.92%) JavaScript
6 239 (17.00%) SQL
7 182 (12.94%) Perl
8 163 (11.59%) Bash Shell
9 146 (10.38%) MATLAB
10 93 (6.61%) Ruby
11 86 (6.12%) Embedded C
12 83 (5.90%) PHP
13 82 (5.83%) Scala
14 77 (5.48%) R
15 41 (2.92%) Embedded C++
16 37 (2.63%) PowerShell
17 36 (2.56%) Julia
18 34 (2.42%) Shell Script
19 19 (1.35%) Objective-C
20 16 (1.14%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 503 (35.78%) Degree
2 181 (12.87%) PhD
3 134 (9.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 37 (2.63%) Numerate Degree
5 33 (2.35%) Security Cleared
6 11 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (0.71%) CWNA
8 9 (0.64%) CISSP
9 8 (0.57%) ISEB
9 8 (0.57%) SC Cleared
10 7 (0.50%) CEH
10 7 (0.50%) CISM
10 7 (0.50%) Master's Degree
11 6 (0.43%) CCNA
11 6 (0.43%) CISA
11 6 (0.43%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.36%) CCNP
13 4 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.14%) HND
14 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.41%) QA
2 10 (0.71%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.071%) GCP
6 1 (0.071%) SLA
System Software
1 152 (10.81%) Docker
2 61 (4.34%) Firmware
3 19 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.21%) Ceph
5 16 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (0.92%) vSphere
7 11 (0.78%) Active Directory
7 11 (0.78%) LXC
7 11 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.71%) Hyper-V
9 9 (0.64%) Apache Flume
10 6 (0.43%) HDFS
10 6 (0.43%) VMware NSX
11 5 (0.36%) KVM
12 2 (0.14%) iptables
12 2 (0.14%) NFS
12 2 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 1 (0.071%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.071%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 116 (8.25%) Puppet
2 98 (6.97%) Ansible
3 83 (5.90%) Kubernetes
4 82 (5.83%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (1.42%) Grafana
6 15 (1.07%) Terraform
7 12 (0.85%) ZABBIX
8 11 (0.78%) Cobbler
8 11 (0.78%) Munin
9 10 (0.71%) Nagios
10 9 (0.64%) Prometheus
10 9 (0.64%) Salt
11 7 (0.50%) Graphite
11 7 (0.50%) OpenNMS
12 6 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
12 6 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
12 6 (0.43%) vRealize
13 5 (0.36%) Graylog
13 5 (0.36%) Kibana
13 5 (0.36%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 86 (6.12%) Google
2 61 (4.34%) VMware
3 54 (3.84%) Oracle
4 38 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 31 (2.20%) Tableau
6 26 (1.85%) Microsoft
7 24 (1.71%) IBM
8 18 (1.28%) Perforce
9 17 (1.21%) Splunk
10 16 (1.14%) Cisco
11 13 (0.92%) Cloudera
12 9 (0.64%) Atlassian
12 9 (0.64%) NetApp
12 9 (0.64%) New Relic
13 8 (0.57%) CheckPoint
13 8 (0.57%) F5
13 8 (0.57%) Intel
13 8 (0.57%) WorldPay
14 7 (0.50%) Blue Coat
15 6 (0.43%) Qualys