Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 35 46
Rank change year-on-year +14 +11 -4
Permanent jobs citing Python 1191 765 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.30% 5.84% 5.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.64% 11.10% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 988 715 780
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £60,125
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 6752 6893 7973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 58.37% 52.66% 50.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5685 5914 6932
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,750 £25,025
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +10 853 £50,000 +11.11% 85
Hertfordshire -1 212 £52,500 - 20
Norfolk +36 39 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Essex +28 39 £40,000 -9.09% 2
Bedfordshire +16 35 £40,000 +3.90% 2
Suffolk -5 14 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Python
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 529 (44.42%) Java
2 501 (42.07%) Software Engineering
3 476 (39.97%) C++
4 446 (37.45%) Linux
5 439 (36.86%) Degree
6 403 (33.84%) Computer Science
7 396 (33.25%) Mathematics
8 334 (28.04%) C
9 312 (26.20%) Machine Learning
10 282 (23.68%) Physics
11 269 (22.59%) C#
12 260 (21.83%) Algorithms
13 213 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
14 202 (16.96%) JavaScript
14 202 (16.96%) Perl
15 200 (16.79%) Windows
16 183 (15.37%) SQL
17 181 (15.20%) Wireless
18 178 (14.95%) MATLAB
19 169 (14.19%) PhD
20 166 (13.94%) Amazon AWS
21 158 (13.27%) Artificial Intelligence
22 150 (12.59%) DevOps
23 127 (10.66%) Test Automation
23 127 (10.66%) Computer Science Degree
24 124 (10.41%) Git (software)
24 124 (10.41%) Unix
25 122 (10.24%) Docker
26 116 (9.74%) Statistics
27 111 (9.32%) Open Source

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 75 (6.30%) Apache Spark
2 38 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
3 33 (2.77%) OpenStack
4 24 (2.02%) SAS
5 23 (1.93%) Apache
6 17 (1.43%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
8 13 (1.09%) nginx
9 7 (0.59%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.42%) Confluence
11 4 (0.34%) SugarCRM
11 4 (0.34%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.25%) CMS
12 3 (0.25%) Liferay
12 3 (0.25%) WordPress
13 2 (0.17%) DNN
13 2 (0.17%) IIS
13 2 (0.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 1 (0.084%) JBoss
14 1 (0.084%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (0.42%) SPSS
2 4 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.17%) Simulink
4 1 (0.084%) Maya
4 1 (0.084%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 166 (13.94%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
4 27 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 27 (2.27%) SaaS
5 14 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (1.09%) GitHub
7 12 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (0.76%) IaaS
10 7 (0.59%) Azure Machine Learning
11 5 (0.42%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (0.42%) PaaS
11 5 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.34%) Google App Engine
12 4 (0.34%) Google Compute Engine
12 4 (0.34%) Route 53
13 3 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 181 (15.20%) Wireless
2 71 (5.96%) TCP/IP
3 60 (5.04%) Bluetooth
4 54 (4.53%) Wi-Fi
5 41 (3.44%) Internet
6 24 (2.02%) Firewall
7 20 (1.68%) WLAN
8 19 (1.60%) DNS
9 16 (1.34%) SMS
10 12 (1.01%) 4G
11 11 (0.92%) OpenVPN
12 10 (0.84%) 3G
12 10 (0.84%) Ethernet
13 9 (0.76%) HTTP
14 8 (0.67%) Network Security
14 8 (0.67%) SAN
15 7 (0.59%) 802.11
15 7 (0.59%) RFID
15 7 (0.59%) WAN
15 7 (0.59%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (8.06%) Big Data
2 80 (6.72%) Hadoop
3 74 (6.21%) NoSQL
4 47 (3.95%) Relational Database
5 38 (3.19%) MongoDB
6 35 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 34 (2.85%) MySQL
8 26 (2.18%) SQL Server
9 24 (2.02%) Text Mining
10 23 (1.93%) RDBMS
11 22 (1.85%) HBase
12 20 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
13 19 (1.60%) Data Mining
14 14 (1.18%) Apache Hive
15 12 (1.01%) Impala
15 12 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
17 10 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (0.84%) GIS
17 10 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 124 (10.41%) Git (software)
2 93 (7.81%) Jenkins
3 36 (3.02%) JIRA
4 24 (2.02%) Selenium
5 22 (1.85%) Maven
6 20 (1.68%) Visual Studio
7 18 (1.51%) JUnit
8 17 (1.43%) Cucumber
9 16 (1.34%) Eclipse
10 15 (1.26%) LabVIEW
11 12 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (0.67%) TeamCity
13 7 (0.59%) Hudson
13 7 (0.59%) MSI
13 7 (0.59%) WebDriver
13 7 (0.59%) WiX
14 5 (0.42%) Bitbucket
14 5 (0.42%) Mockito
15 4 (0.34%) Gradle
15 4 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 78 (6.55%) Finance
2 70 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 58 (4.87%) Electronics
4 45 (3.78%) Retail
5 39 (3.27%) Marketing
6 28 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 21 (1.76%) Games
8 11 (0.92%) Automotive
9 8 (0.67%) Advertising
10 7 (0.59%) Legal
11 6 (0.50%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.34%) Publishing
13 3 (0.25%) French Language
13 3 (0.25%) German Language
14 2 (0.17%) Billing
14 2 (0.17%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.17%) Swedish Language
15 1 (0.084%) Banking
15 1 (0.084%) Czech Language
15 1 (0.084%) Law
Job Titles
1 376 (31.57%) Developer
2 275 (23.09%) Software Engineer
3 171 (14.36%) Graduate
4 142 (11.92%) Software Developer
5 131 (11.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 124 (10.41%) Embedded Engineer
7 99 (8.31%) Python Developer
8 97 (8.14%) C++ Developer
9 94 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
10 91 (7.64%) Java Developer
11 78 (6.55%) Data Scientist
12 76 (6.38%) C++ Software Developer
13 71 (5.96%) Graduate Developer
14 65 (5.46%) C Software Engineer
15 62 (5.21%) Graduate Software Engineer
16 61 (5.12%) Systems Engineer
17 60 (5.04%) Linux Engineer
18 59 (4.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
19 58 (4.87%) Developer/Software Engineer
20 56 (4.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (7.72%) HTML
2 88 (7.39%) Web Services
3 76 (6.38%) .NET
4 73 (6.13%) CSS
5 69 (5.79%) AngularJS
6 48 (4.03%) JSON
7 44 (3.69%) React
8 39 (3.27%) Django
9 37 (3.11%) ASP.NET
10 36 (3.02%) Node.js
11 35 (2.94%) REST
12 30 (2.52%) Flask
13 25 (2.10%) jQuery
14 24 (2.02%) HTML5
15 23 (1.93%) Natural Language Processing
16 21 (1.76%) J2EE
17 20 (1.68%) Spring
17 20 (1.68%) TensorFlow
17 20 (1.68%) XML
18 17 (1.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 403 (33.84%) Computer Science
2 260 (21.83%) Algorithms
3 68 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (3.78%) Life Science
5 44 (3.69%) Data Structures
6 43 (3.61%) Embedded Systems
7 40 (3.36%) Smart City
8 39 (3.27%) Augmented Reality
9 27 (2.27%) Mobile App
10 25 (2.10%) Data Centre
10 25 (2.10%) Internet of Things
11 24 (2.02%) User Experience
12 18 (1.51%) Client/Server
12 18 (1.51%) Private Cloud
13 17 (1.43%) Public Cloud
14 16 (1.34%) 3D Printing
15 14 (1.18%) Renewable Energy
16 13 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 12 (1.01%) Fintech
17 12 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 446 (37.45%) Linux
2 200 (16.79%) Windows
3 124 (10.41%) Unix
4 47 (3.95%) Android
5 42 (3.53%) Ubuntu
6 33 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (2.43%) CentOS
8 26 (2.18%) Apple iOS
9 22 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
10 20 (1.68%) Debian
11 19 (1.60%) Mac OS
12 14 (1.18%) CoreOS
13 9 (0.76%) AIX
14 6 (0.50%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.34%) Solaris
15 4 (0.34%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X Server
16 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
17 1 (0.084%) VyOS
17 1 (0.084%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 501 (42.07%) Software Engineering
2 396 (33.25%) Mathematics
3 312 (26.20%) Machine Learning
4 282 (23.68%) Physics
5 213 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
6 158 (13.27%) Artificial Intelligence
7 150 (12.59%) DevOps
8 127 (10.66%) Test Automation
9 116 (9.74%) Statistics
10 111 (9.32%) Open Source
11 109 (9.15%) OO
12 90 (7.56%) Multithreading
13 88 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
14 86 (7.22%) SDLC
15 78 (6.55%) Signal Processing
16 77 (6.47%) Web Development
17 73 (6.13%) Configuration Management
18 68 (5.71%) Mentoring
19 63 (5.29%) Scrum
20 62 (5.21%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 529 (44.42%) Java
2 476 (39.97%) C++
3 334 (28.04%) C
4 269 (22.59%) C#
5 202 (16.96%) JavaScript
5 202 (16.96%) Perl
6 183 (15.37%) SQL
7 178 (14.95%) MATLAB
8 93 (7.81%) Bash Shell
9 91 (7.64%) R
10 76 (6.38%) Ruby
11 72 (6.05%) PHP
12 69 (5.79%) Embedded C
13 57 (4.79%) Scala
14 47 (3.95%) Julia
15 36 (3.02%) Shell Script
16 29 (2.43%) Embedded C++
17 19 (1.60%) PowerShell
18 16 (1.34%) Tcl
19 13 (1.09%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 439 (36.86%) Degree
2 169 (14.19%) PhD
3 127 (10.66%) Computer Science Degree
4 46 (3.86%) Numerate Degree
5 37 (3.11%) Security Cleared
6 13 (1.09%) CISSP
7 10 (0.84%) CISA
7 10 (0.84%) CISM
8 7 (0.59%) CCNA
8 7 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (0.59%) CWNA
9 6 (0.50%) CEH
9 6 (0.50%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.50%) Postgraduate
10 4 (0.34%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 4 (0.34%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.34%) CSSLP
10 4 (0.34%) SANS
11 3 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.19%) QA
2 12 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 122 (10.24%) Docker
2 47 (3.95%) Firmware
3 22 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.92%) Apache Flume
5 10 (0.84%) Ceph
5 10 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.76%) Active Directory
6 9 (0.76%) vSphere
7 7 (0.59%) HDFS
7 7 (0.59%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.50%) LXC
9 5 (0.42%) KVM
10 2 (0.17%) NFS
11 1 (0.084%) GFS2
11 1 (0.084%) iptables
11 1 (0.084%) QEMU
11 1 (0.084%) Varnish
11 1 (0.084%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 92 (7.72%) Puppet
2 85 (7.14%) Ansible
3 70 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (3.86%) Kubernetes
5 17 (1.43%) Grafana
6 14 (1.18%) Terraform
7 13 (1.09%) Munin
7 13 (1.09%) ZABBIX
8 11 (0.92%) Salt
9 10 (0.84%) Cobbler
10 7 (0.59%) Hadoop YARN
11 6 (0.50%) Graphite
11 6 (0.50%) Graylog
11 6 (0.50%) Kibana
11 6 (0.50%) logstash
12 4 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
12 4 (0.34%) OpenNMS
12 4 (0.34%) Prometheus
13 3 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
14 2 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 52 (4.37%) Google
2 44 (3.69%) VMware
3 33 (2.77%) Oracle
4 31 (2.60%) Perforce
5 29 (2.43%) Tableau
6 28 (2.35%) Microsoft
6 28 (2.35%) Red Hat
7 20 (1.68%) IBM
8 13 (1.09%) Cloudera
9 11 (0.92%) Cisco
10 10 (0.84%) Splunk
11 7 (0.59%) Atlassian
11 7 (0.59%) Intel
12 6 (0.50%) NetApp
12 6 (0.50%) Orchard
12 6 (0.50%) SAP
13 5 (0.42%) NVIDIA
14 4 (0.34%) BMC
14 4 (0.34%) CyberArk
14 4 (0.34%) New Relic