Period
to 19 August 2019

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 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 16 21
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 +18
Permanent jobs citing Python 812 1,255 1,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.34% 10.99% 9.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.64% 19.93% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 597 897 970
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +16.02% +0.56%
10th Percentile £33,022 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -

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 3,586 6,298 6,919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 50.10% 55.14% 57.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2,682 5,025 5,788
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 19 August 2019.

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 19 August 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
Cambridgeshire 0 485 £55,000 +7.84% 241
Hertfordshire +10 187 £55,000 -8.33% 39
Suffolk +16 67 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Bedfordshire +13 40 £65,000 +9.24% 14
Essex +4 22 £42,500 - 10
Norfolk -6 11 £47,500 +26.67% 5
Python
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 East of England region with a requirement for Python.

1 374 (46.06%) Linux
2 277 (34.11%) Agile Software Development
3 247 (30.42%) Java
4 235 (28.94%) Software Engineering
5 226 (27.83%) Degree
6 211 (25.99%) DevOps
7 183 (22.54%) C++
7 183 (22.54%) Amazon AWS
8 165 (20.32%) Bash Shell
9 143 (17.61%) C
10 142 (17.49%) SQL
10 142 (17.49%) Git (software)
11 139 (17.12%) Test Automation
12 136 (16.75%) C#
13 131 (16.13%) Machine Learning
14 127 (15.64%) Perl
15 125 (15.39%) Docker
16 120 (14.78%) Puppet
16 120 (14.78%) Mathematics
17 118 (14.53%) Windows
18 116 (14.29%) JavaScript
18 116 (14.29%) Computer Science
19 109 (13.42%) Jenkins
20 108 (13.30%) Problem-Solving
21 103 (12.68%) Ansible
21 103 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
22 98 (12.07%) Kubernetes
23 93 (11.45%) Microsoft Azure
24 88 (10.84%) Data Science
25 85 (10.47%) Analytical Skills

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 45 (5.54%) Apache Spark
2 29 (3.57%) nginx
3 25 (3.08%) Apache
4 21 (2.59%) OpenStack
5 20 (2.46%) Tomcat
6 19 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (1.72%) SharePoint
8 13 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
8 13 (1.60%) CloudStack
9 11 (1.35%) Confluence
10 7 (0.86%) JBoss
11 6 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.62%) CMS
12 5 (0.62%) IIS
12 5 (0.62%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.62%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.49%) Apache Airflow
13 4 (0.49%) Luigi
14 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.25%) WildFly
Applications
1 14 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.86%) Simulink
4 4 (0.49%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.49%) GNU Octave
5 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) HipChat
6 1 (0.12%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 22 (2.71%) Summit
2 9 (1.11%) SAP ERP
3 6 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.25%) Odoo
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.25%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.12%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 183 (22.54%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (11.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (8.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 42 (5.17%) GitHub
5 33 (4.06%) IaaS
6 27 (3.33%) SaaS
7 20 (2.46%) PaaS
8 18 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
9 16 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (1.85%) Heroku
10 15 (1.85%) Power Platform
11 14 (1.72%) OpenShift
11 14 (1.72%) Serverless
12 13 (1.60%) DigitalOcean
13 12 (1.48%) Office 365
13 12 (1.48%) OneDrive
14 8 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (0.62%) Amazon Kinesis
15 5 (0.62%) Stackdriver
16 4 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 48 (5.91%) DNS
2 46 (5.67%) Internet
3 41 (5.05%) TCP/IP
4 40 (4.93%) HTTP
5 26 (3.20%) SMTP
5 26 (3.20%) Wireless
6 25 (3.08%) Firewall
7 21 (2.59%) SNMP
8 16 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
9 15 (1.85%) VPN
10 14 (1.72%) SAN
11 12 (1.48%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (1.35%) BIG-IP
12 11 (1.35%) DHCP
12 11 (1.35%) FabricPath
12 11 (1.35%) SSL
12 11 (1.35%) VLAN
13 9 (1.11%) Bluetooth
14 8 (0.99%) WAN
15 7 (0.86%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (10.10%) Big Data
2 75 (9.24%) MySQL
3 65 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 57 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
5 56 (6.90%) Relational Database
6 37 (4.56%) MongoDB
7 34 (4.19%) Apache Hive
7 34 (4.19%) Impala
8 28 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 28 (3.45%) Hadoop
9 17 (2.09%) Apache Kudu
10 15 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (1.85%) MariaDB
10 15 (1.85%) Power BI
11 14 (1.72%) NoSQL
11 14 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (1.60%) HBase
12 13 (1.60%) Sqoop
13 9 (1.11%) QlikView
13 9 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 142 (17.49%) Git (software)
2 109 (13.42%) Jenkins
3 74 (9.11%) JIRA
4 36 (4.43%) Selenium
5 31 (3.82%) Sonatype Nexus
6 29 (3.57%) Gradle
6 29 (3.57%) Subversion
7 25 (3.08%) TeamCity
8 22 (2.71%) Artifactory
8 22 (2.71%) git-flow
8 22 (2.71%) JUnit
9 21 (2.59%) Bitbucket
9 21 (2.59%) Maven
9 21 (2.59%) Octopus Deploy
10 18 (2.22%) Cucumber
10 18 (2.22%) GitLab
11 17 (2.09%) Bitbucket Server
11 17 (2.09%) WebDriver
12 12 (1.48%) TestNG
12 12 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 84 (10.34%) Finance
2 45 (5.54%) Retail
3 33 (4.06%) Games
4 25 (3.08%) Electronics
5 23 (2.83%) Telecoms
6 22 (2.71%) Marketing
7 17 (2.09%) Automotive
8 14 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (1.35%) Legal
9 11 (1.35%) Military
10 10 (1.23%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.74%) Avionics
12 5 (0.62%) Public Sector
13 3 (0.37%) Banking
14 2 (0.25%) Advertising
15 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.12%) Publishing
15 1 (0.12%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 185 (22.78%) Developer
2 107 (13.18%) Software Engineer
3 105 (12.93%) DevOps Engineer
4 70 (8.62%) Python Developer
5 56 (6.90%) Data Scientist
6 53 (6.53%) Senior Software Engineer
7 51 (6.28%) Senior Developer
8 48 (5.91%) Linux Engineer
9 46 (5.67%) Python Engineer
10 45 (5.54%) Software Developer
11 36 (4.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 35 (4.31%) Cloud Engineer
13 34 (4.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 33 (4.06%) Full Stack Developer
14 33 (4.06%) Test Engineer
15 31 (3.82%) Consultant
15 31 (3.82%) Junior
16 30 (3.69%) Analyst
17 28 (3.45%) Architect
18 27 (3.33%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (10.34%) AngularJS
2 68 (8.37%) Web Services
3 67 (8.25%) React
4 61 (7.51%) .NET
5 58 (7.14%) HTML
6 48 (5.91%) Kafka
7 45 (5.54%) CSS
8 36 (4.43%) Django
8 36 (4.43%) Node.js
8 36 (4.43%) REST
9 32 (3.94%) RESTful
10 31 (3.82%) Elastic Stack
11 26 (3.20%) J2EE
11 26 (3.20%) Ruby on Rails
12 22 (2.71%) J2SE
12 22 (2.71%) LDAP
13 21 (2.59%) Vue.js
13 21 (2.59%) XML
14 20 (2.46%) OpenGL
15 19 (2.34%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 85 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (10.34%) Algorithms
3 54 (6.65%) Self-Motivation
4 37 (4.56%) User Experience
5 28 (3.45%) Renewable Energy
6 25 (3.08%) Linux Command Line
7 24 (2.96%) Smartphone
8 21 (2.59%) Life Science
9 20 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (2.34%) Internet of Things
11 18 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
11 18 (2.22%) Replication
12 17 (2.09%) Analytical Mindset
13 14 (1.72%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 14 (1.72%) Mobile App
14 12 (1.48%) Data Centre
14 12 (1.48%) Data Structures
14 12 (1.48%) Device Driver
14 12 (1.48%) Virtual Team
15 9 (1.11%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 374 (46.06%) Linux
2 118 (14.53%) Windows
3 83 (10.22%) Unix
4 58 (7.14%) CentOS
5 55 (6.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 39 (4.80%) Ubuntu
7 37 (4.56%) Android
8 27 (3.33%) Debian
9 17 (2.09%) Windows Server
10 14 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
10 14 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (1.48%) SUSE
12 9 (1.11%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.62%) Fedora
13 5 (0.62%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.62%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.49%) AIX
14 4 (0.49%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.25%) MVS
15 2 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (34.11%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (28.94%) Software Engineering
3 211 (25.99%) DevOps
4 139 (17.12%) Test Automation
5 131 (16.13%) Machine Learning
6 120 (14.78%) Mathematics
7 116 (14.29%) Computer Science
8 108 (13.30%) Problem-Solving
9 103 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
10 88 (10.84%) Data Science
11 79 (9.73%) Scrum
12 66 (8.13%) Artificial Intelligence
13 63 (7.76%) Analytics
14 57 (7.02%) TDD
15 56 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
16 55 (6.77%) Configuration Management
17 53 (6.53%) SDLC
18 50 (6.16%) Infrastructure as Code
18 50 (6.16%) Microservices
19 49 (6.03%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 247 (30.42%) Java
2 183 (22.54%) C++
3 165 (20.32%) Bash Shell
4 143 (17.61%) C
5 142 (17.49%) SQL
6 136 (16.75%) C#
7 127 (15.64%) Perl
8 116 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 84 (10.34%) Ruby
10 79 (9.73%) R
11 59 (7.27%) PowerShell
12 55 (6.77%) MATLAB
13 54 (6.65%) PHP
14 45 (5.54%) Scala
15 42 (5.17%) Go
16 37 (4.56%) Shell Script
17 22 (2.71%) Bourne shell
17 22 (2.71%) Korn
18 20 (2.46%) VB
19 13 (1.60%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 226 (27.83%) Degree
2 64 (7.88%) PhD
3 59 (7.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 26 (3.20%) Numerate Degree
5 22 (2.71%) RHCE
6 15 (1.85%) LPIC
6 15 (1.85%) Postgraduate
6 15 (1.85%) Security Cleared
7 13 (1.60%) RHCT
8 9 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.99%) SC Cleared
10 6 (0.74%) CCNP
10 6 (0.74%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.74%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.62%) CCIE
11 5 (0.62%) CISSP
11 5 (0.62%) JNCIP
11 5 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.49%) MCSA
12 4 (0.49%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.17%) QA
2 18 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.09%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.48%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.74%) SLA
6 5 (0.62%) IEC 61508
6 5 (0.62%) ISO 26262
7 3 (0.37%) COBIT
8 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.12%) NIST
System Software
1 125 (15.39%) Docker
2 37 (4.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.46%) Active Directory
3 20 (2.46%) Firmware
4 19 (2.34%) Apache Flume
5 16 (1.97%) vSphere
6 15 (1.85%) HDFS
6 15 (1.85%) NFS
6 15 (1.85%) Samba
7 13 (1.60%) Hyper-V
8 12 (1.48%) iptables
8 12 (1.48%) KVM
8 12 (1.48%) Postfix
8 12 (1.48%) VMware NSX
8 12 (1.48%) VMware Server
9 11 (1.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.49%) Xen
11 3 (0.37%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.12%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 120 (14.78%) Puppet
2 103 (12.68%) Ansible
3 98 (12.07%) Kubernetes
4 57 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
5 45 (5.54%) Terraform
6 30 (3.69%) Oozie
7 20 (2.46%) Docker Swarm
8 19 (2.34%) Nagios
9 16 (1.97%) Packer
10 13 (1.60%) SCCM
10 13 (1.60%) SCOM
11 12 (1.48%) Kibana
11 12 (1.48%) SCOrch
11 12 (1.48%) vRealize
12 11 (1.35%) Hadoop YARN
12 11 (1.35%) logstash
12 11 (1.35%) Prometheus
13 9 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
14 7 (0.86%) HAProxy
14 7 (0.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 67 (8.25%) Microsoft
2 53 (6.53%) VMware
3 50 (6.16%) Google
4 43 (5.30%) Oracle
5 38 (4.68%) Red Hat
6 24 (2.96%) Splunk
7 18 (2.22%) Cisco
8 15 (1.85%) Juniper
8 15 (1.85%) Rackspace
9 13 (1.60%) F5
10 12 (1.48%) Atlassian
11 11 (1.35%) SAP
12 10 (1.23%) SolarWinds
12 10 (1.23%) Tableau
13 9 (1.11%) New Relic
13 9 (1.11%) Percona
13 9 (1.11%) Sitecore
14 6 (0.74%) Xamarin
15 5 (0.62%) Brocade
15 5 (0.62%) Clearswift