Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > East of England
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 14 15 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Python 468 392 833
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 9.88% 12.58% 11.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.19% 23.95% 22.42%
Number of salaries quoted 247 282 638
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £43,750 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £54,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +0.92% +3.81%
75th Percentile £74,125 £68,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%

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 2,109 1,637 3,716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 44.51% 52.55% 50.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,227 1,286 2,915
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.42% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,875 £70,000
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -3 319 £60,000 - 156
Hertfordshire -18 84 £55,000 - 52
Essex -1 27 £51,000 +23.18% 21
Bedfordshire -8 13 £80,000 +5.26% 9
Norfolk 0 12 £45,000 -7.69% 2
Suffolk -12 11 £51,000 +4.62% 5
Python
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 160 (34.19%) AWS
2 132 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (27.99%) Software Engineering
3 131 (27.99%) Java
4 127 (27.14%) SQL
5 116 (24.79%) Docker
6 104 (22.22%) Data Science
7 103 (22.01%) JavaScript
8 102 (21.79%) Linux
8 102 (21.79%) Social Skills
9 101 (21.58%) DevOps
10 99 (21.15%) Kubernetes
11 97 (20.73%) Degree
12 92 (19.66%) Machine Learning
13 82 (17.52%) Computer Science
13 82 (17.52%) Artificial Intelligence
14 81 (17.31%) C++
15 76 (16.24%) Git (software)
16 73 (15.60%) React
17 68 (14.53%) Test Automation
18 67 (14.32%) C#
19 66 (14.10%) Life Science
20 62 (13.25%) Analytics
21 60 (12.82%) Mathematics
21 60 (12.82%) Azure
22 58 (12.39%) R
23 56 (11.97%) .NET
24 55 (11.75%) PhD
24 55 (11.75%) Pharmaceutical
25 52 (11.11%) CSS

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 37 (7.91%) Apache Spark
2 21 (4.49%) Apache
3 19 (4.06%) Apache Airflow
4 18 (3.85%) SAS
5 14 (2.99%) Confluence
6 11 (2.35%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.28%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.07%) Jupyter
8 5 (1.07%) WordPress
9 4 (0.85%) nginx
10 3 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.64%) IIS
10 3 (0.64%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.64%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.21%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.43%) Gephi
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (1.28%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.43%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 160 (34.19%) AWS
2 60 (12.82%) Azure
3 47 (10.04%) GCP
4 26 (5.56%) Serverless
5 23 (4.91%) SaaS
6 18 (3.85%) Power Platform
7 17 (3.63%) AWS CloudFormation
8 16 (3.42%) AWS Lambda
9 14 (2.99%) GitHub
10 10 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (2.14%) Snowflake
11 9 (1.92%) Amazon S3
12 8 (1.71%) Microsoft 365
13 7 (1.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (1.28%) Boomi
14 6 (1.28%) ServiceMax
15 5 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (1.07%) Amazon EMR
15 5 (1.07%) PaaS
16 4 (0.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.49%) DNS
2 11 (2.35%) HTTP
3 10 (2.14%) Firewall
4 7 (1.50%) VPN
5 6 (1.28%) MPLS
5 6 (1.28%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.85%) 802.11
6 4 (0.85%) BGP
6 4 (0.85%) RFID
6 4 (0.85%) Wireless
7 3 (0.64%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.64%) IPv4
7 3 (0.64%) IPv6
7 3 (0.64%) LAN
7 3 (0.64%) RS-232
7 3 (0.64%) SSL
7 3 (0.64%) WAN
7 3 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.21%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (10.04%) MySQL
1 47 (10.04%) PostgreSQL
2 45 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 33 (7.05%) Tableau
5 31 (6.62%) Big Data
6 28 (5.98%) Relational Database
7 27 (5.77%) Amazon Redshift
8 23 (4.91%) Data Lake
9 20 (4.27%) Hadoop
9 20 (4.27%) Oracle ODI
10 19 (4.06%) Apache Hive
11 18 (3.85%) SQL Server
12 15 (3.21%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (3.21%) Power BI
13 14 (2.99%) Electronic Patient Records
14 12 (2.56%) Data Mining
15 11 (2.35%) BigQuery
16 10 (2.14%) Metadata
16 10 (2.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 76 (16.24%) Git (software)
2 39 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 37 (7.91%) JIRA
4 31 (6.62%) Selenium
5 21 (4.49%) GitLab
6 20 (4.27%) Oracle APEX
7 12 (2.56%) WebDriver
8 11 (2.35%) Bitbucket
9 8 (1.71%) Postman
9 8 (1.71%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.28%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.07%) Subversion
12 4 (0.85%) Cypress.io
12 4 (0.85%) JMeter
12 4 (0.85%) Pylint
12 4 (0.85%) SoapUI
12 4 (0.85%) Zephyr
13 3 (0.64%) GCC
13 3 (0.64%) Sourcetree
14 2 (0.43%) CMake
General
1 102 (21.79%) Social Skills
2 55 (11.75%) Pharmaceutical
3 47 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (8.12%) Games
5 31 (6.62%) Finance
6 29 (6.20%) Law
7 25 (5.34%) Manufacturing
8 24 (5.13%) Marketing
9 14 (2.99%) Retail
10 13 (2.78%) Automotive
10 13 (2.78%) Presentation Skills
11 12 (2.56%) Social Science
12 11 (2.35%) Electronics
12 11 (2.35%) Wearables
13 9 (1.92%) Telecoms
14 7 (1.50%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 6 (1.28%) Influencing Skills
16 5 (1.07%) Legal
17 4 (0.85%) Banking
17 4 (0.85%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 113 (24.15%) Developer
2 55 (11.75%) Python Engineer
3 52 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 40 (8.55%) Data Engineer
5 35 (7.48%) Software Developer
6 31 (6.62%) Graduate
7 25 (5.34%) Python Developer
8 24 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
9 23 (4.91%) Python Software Engineer
10 22 (4.70%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 20 (4.27%) Linux Engineer
12 19 (4.06%) Cloud Engineer
12 19 (4.06%) Full Stack Developer
12 19 (4.06%) Programmer
13 18 (3.85%) C++ Developer
13 18 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
14 17 (3.63%) Data Scientist
15 16 (3.42%) Junior
16 15 (3.21%) Senior Developer
16 15 (3.21%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (15.60%) React
2 56 (11.97%) .NET
3 52 (11.11%) CSS
4 51 (10.90%) Node.js
5 48 (10.26%) HTML
6 41 (8.76%) RESTful
7 32 (6.84%) Django
7 32 (6.84%) Kafka
8 28 (5.98%) Web Services
9 26 (5.56%) HTML5
10 25 (5.34%) JSON
11 20 (4.27%) Flask
12 19 (4.06%) Vue.js
13 18 (3.85%) AngularJS
13 18 (3.85%) SOAP
13 18 (3.85%) Spring
14 17 (3.63%) CSS3
14 17 (3.63%) RabbitMQ
15 15 (3.21%) TensorFlow
15 15 (3.21%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (14.10%) Life Science
2 42 (8.97%) Algorithms
3 36 (7.69%) Social Media
4 22 (4.70%) Biotechnology
4 22 (4.70%) Data Structures
5 21 (4.49%) Legacy Systems
6 20 (4.27%) Management Information System
7 15 (3.21%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (2.56%) Cloud Native
8 12 (2.56%) Robotics
9 10 (2.14%) Renewable Energy
10 8 (1.71%) Media Streaming
10 8 (1.71%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.50%) Data Centre
11 7 (1.50%) NHS
11 7 (1.50%) Reference Data
11 7 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (1.28%) Analytical Mindset
12 6 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (1.07%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 102 (21.79%) Linux
2 41 (8.76%) Windows
3 27 (5.77%) Unix
4 11 (2.35%) CentOS
5 9 (1.92%) Android
5 9 (1.92%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.71%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (1.07%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.43%) Debian
10 2 (0.43%) Fedora
10 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (27.99%) Software Engineering
3 104 (22.22%) Data Science
4 101 (21.58%) DevOps
5 92 (19.66%) Machine Learning
6 82 (17.52%) Artificial Intelligence
6 82 (17.52%) Computer Science
7 68 (14.53%) Test Automation
8 62 (13.25%) Analytics
9 60 (12.82%) Mathematics
10 51 (10.90%) Business Intelligence
11 50 (10.68%) Full Stack Development
11 50 (10.68%) Problem-Solving
12 43 (9.19%) ETL
12 43 (9.19%) Mentoring
12 43 (9.19%) TDD
13 42 (8.97%) Data Analysis
14 41 (8.76%) OO
15 40 (8.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 37 (7.91%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 131 (27.99%) Java
2 127 (27.14%) SQL
3 103 (22.01%) JavaScript
4 81 (17.31%) C++
5 67 (14.32%) C#
6 58 (12.39%) R
7 47 (10.04%) C
8 43 (9.19%) Bash Shell
9 35 (7.48%) PowerShell
10 24 (5.13%) TypeScript
11 20 (4.27%) Perl
11 20 (4.27%) Ruby
12 19 (4.06%) VBA
13 17 (3.63%) Java 8
14 15 (3.21%) Go
15 14 (2.99%) Shell Script
16 12 (2.56%) Groovy
17 11 (2.35%) VB.NET
18 10 (2.14%) MATLAB
18 10 (2.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 97 (20.73%) Degree
2 55 (11.75%) PhD
3 34 (7.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (3.21%) Master's Degree
5 11 (2.35%) CIW
5 11 (2.35%) ISTQB
5 11 (2.35%) OCA
5 11 (2.35%) OCP
5 11 (2.35%) Oracle Certification
6 10 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.71%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.28%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.07%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.64%) CCIE
10 3 (0.64%) CCNA
10 3 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.64%) JNCIP
10 3 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.43%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.43%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.62%) QA
2 8 (1.71%) GxP
3 6 (1.28%) CDISC
3 6 (1.28%) Good Clinical Practice
4 5 (1.07%) Accessibility
4 5 (1.07%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.07%) GDPR
5 3 (0.64%) IEC 62304
5 3 (0.64%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.21%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.21%) GLP
System Software
1 116 (24.79%) Docker
2 13 (2.78%) NFS
3 9 (1.92%) vSphere
4 7 (1.50%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.85%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.64%) Firmware
7 3 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.43%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 99 (21.15%) Kubernetes
2 33 (7.05%) Terraform
3 30 (6.41%) Ansible
4 16 (3.42%) Puppet
5 13 (2.78%) HAProxy
6 12 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (2.14%) Prometheus
8 9 (1.92%) Salt
9 7 (1.50%) Grafana
10 6 (1.28%) Hadoop YARN
10 6 (1.28%) Mesos
11 5 (1.07%) Icinga
12 4 (0.85%) Graylog
13 3 (0.64%) Kibana
13 3 (0.64%) Kubeflow
14 2 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
14 2 (0.43%) Nagios
14 2 (0.43%) Oozie
14 2 (0.43%) Rancher
15 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (9.19%) Oracle
2 36 (7.69%) Instagram
3 33 (7.05%) Facebook
4 26 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 16 (3.42%) VMware
6 14 (2.99%) ANSYS
7 13 (2.78%) Bloomberg
8 12 (2.56%) Google
9 11 (2.35%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.92%) SolarWinds
11 7 (1.50%) Informatica
11 7 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.50%) Talend
12 6 (1.28%) Dell
12 6 (1.28%) JD Edwards
12 6 (1.28%) Splunk
13 5 (1.07%) MuleSoft
13 5 (1.07%) SAP
14 4 (0.85%) Atlassian
14 4 (0.85%) Cisco