Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 17 11 18
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Python 519 276 751
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 9.33% 15.18% 11.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.65% 26.98% 22.32%
Number of salaries quoted 245 214 564
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £86,500 £80,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +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 2,397 1,023 3,365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 43.08% 56.27% 49.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,274 813 2,523
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,030 £30,250
25th Percentile £40,750 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +4.65%

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 27 October 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 27 October 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 -4 313 £62,500 +4.17% 163
Hertfordshire -19 111 £55,000 +10.00% 59
Essex +2 47 £50,500 +1.00% 12
Bedfordshire -4 24 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Suffolk -6 19 £40,000 -31.91% 6
Norfolk -24 12 £45,000 -12.20% 3
Python
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 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.

1 182 (35.07%) Software Engineering
2 172 (33.14%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (32.37%) AWS
4 157 (30.25%) Java
5 149 (28.71%) DevOps
6 139 (26.78%) SQL
7 138 (26.59%) Degree
8 135 (26.01%) Data Science
9 119 (22.93%) Social Skills
10 116 (22.35%) Kubernetes
11 115 (22.16%) Linux
12 108 (20.81%) JavaScript
13 106 (20.42%) C++
14 105 (20.23%) Artificial Intelligence
14 105 (20.23%) Docker
15 100 (19.27%) Machine Learning
16 99 (19.08%) Computer Science
17 89 (17.15%) Analytics
18 85 (16.38%) React
19 84 (16.18%) Life Science
20 82 (15.80%) Azure
21 81 (15.61%) C#
22 77 (14.84%) Jenkins
23 72 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
24 71 (13.68%) Algorithms
25 69 (13.29%) Full Stack Development
25 69 (13.29%) Git (software)
26 64 (12.33%) Mathematics
27 62 (11.95%) Problem-Solving
28 61 (11.75%) Serverless

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 58 (11.18%) Apache Spark
2 26 (5.01%) Apache
3 17 (3.28%) Apache Airflow
3 17 (3.28%) Confluence
4 15 (2.89%) SAS
5 14 (2.70%) IIS
5 14 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.12%) Apache Solr
7 10 (1.93%) OpenStack
8 7 (1.35%) Jupyter
9 5 (0.96%) JBoss
9 5 (0.96%) SharePoint
9 5 (0.96%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.96%) WordPress
10 4 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.19%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.19%) Drupal
12 1 (0.19%) nginx
12 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.19%) Simulink
2 1 (0.19%) Weka
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.19%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 168 (32.37%) AWS
2 82 (15.80%) Azure
3 61 (11.75%) Serverless
4 45 (8.67%) GCP
5 28 (5.39%) SaaS
6 26 (5.01%) Amazon S3
7 24 (4.62%) Power Platform
8 21 (4.05%) AWS Lambda
9 18 (3.47%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (3.47%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (2.89%) GitHub
11 14 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 10 (1.93%) Microsoft 365
13 9 (1.73%) OpenShift
14 8 (1.54%) Amazon EMR
14 8 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
14 8 (1.54%) Azure Data Factory
14 8 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
15 7 (1.35%) PowerApps
16 6 (1.16%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.39%) HTTP
2 25 (4.82%) DNS
3 13 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.31%) Firewall
5 7 (1.35%) VPN
6 6 (1.16%) Internet
6 6 (1.16%) IPv4
6 6 (1.16%) RS-232
6 6 (1.16%) WAN
7 5 (0.96%) IPv6
8 4 (0.77%) BGP
8 4 (0.77%) LAN
8 4 (0.77%) MPLS
9 3 (0.58%) AMQP
9 3 (0.58%) Cisco Firepower
9 3 (0.58%) Cisco IPT
9 3 (0.58%) OSPF
9 3 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.39%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (10.02%) Big Data
2 49 (9.44%) PostgreSQL
3 46 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
4 44 (8.48%) MySQL
5 39 (7.51%) Hadoop
6 36 (6.94%) Amazon Redshift
6 36 (6.94%) NoSQL
7 34 (6.55%) Relational Database
7 34 (6.55%) Tableau
8 31 (5.97%) Apache Cassandra
9 29 (5.59%) Apache Hive
10 25 (4.82%) Data Lake
11 22 (4.24%) Power BI
12 21 (4.05%) Oracle ODI
12 21 (4.05%) SQL Server
13 17 (3.28%) Data Mining
14 16 (3.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 15 (2.89%) Amazon Aurora
16 13 (2.50%) Electronic Patient Records
16 13 (2.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 77 (14.84%) Jenkins
2 69 (13.29%) Git (software)
3 44 (8.48%) JIRA
4 21 (4.05%) GitLab
5 14 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
6 12 (2.31%) Selenium
7 8 (1.54%) CMake
8 7 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (1.16%) GCC
9 6 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (1.16%) TestRail
10 5 (0.96%) Subversion
11 4 (0.77%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.77%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.58%) CircleCI
12 3 (0.58%) Postman
12 3 (0.58%) PyCharm
13 2 (0.39%) Cypress.io
13 2 (0.39%) kappa
13 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 119 (22.93%) Social Skills
2 72 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (10.40%) Pharmaceutical
4 47 (9.06%) Finance
5 36 (6.94%) Games
6 34 (6.55%) Law
6 34 (6.55%) Manufacturing
7 31 (5.97%) Automotive
8 30 (5.78%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 24 (4.62%) Marketing
10 23 (4.43%) Electronics
11 17 (3.28%) Retail
12 10 (1.93%) Influencing Skills
12 10 (1.93%) Social Science
12 10 (1.93%) Telecoms
13 8 (1.54%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.96%) Banking
14 5 (0.96%) Presentation Skills
15 4 (0.77%) Back Office
15 4 (0.77%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 129 (24.86%) Developer
2 88 (16.96%) Software Engineer
3 49 (9.44%) Python Engineer
4 46 (8.86%) Data Engineer
5 38 (7.32%) Python Developer
6 37 (7.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 37 (7.13%) Software Developer
7 28 (5.39%) Graduate
8 27 (5.20%) Full Stack Developer
9 26 (5.01%) Junior
9 26 (5.01%) Python Software Engineer
10 24 (4.62%) C++ Software Engineer
11 23 (4.43%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 18 (3.47%) Analyst
12 18 (3.47%) Django Developer
12 18 (3.47%) Python/Django Developer
12 18 (3.47%) Senior Software Engineer
13 15 (2.89%) Linux Engineer
14 14 (2.70%) SOC Engineer
14 14 (2.70%) SOC Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (16.38%) React
2 51 (9.83%) .NET
3 43 (8.29%) HTML
3 43 (8.29%) RESTful
4 41 (7.90%) CSS
5 40 (7.71%) JSON
6 37 (7.13%) Kafka
7 36 (6.94%) Django
8 34 (6.55%) Vue.js
9 30 (5.78%) AngularJS
10 29 (5.59%) Flask
10 29 (5.59%) Node.js
11 27 (5.20%) NumPy
12 23 (4.43%) Spring
13 21 (4.05%) REST
13 21 (4.05%) Spring Boot
13 21 (4.05%) Web Services
14 16 (3.08%) RabbitMQ
15 15 (2.89%) LDAP
16 14 (2.70%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 84 (16.18%) Life Science
2 71 (13.68%) Algorithms
3 47 (9.06%) Social Media
4 32 (6.17%) Cloud Native
5 29 (5.59%) Data Structures
6 28 (5.39%) Management Information System
7 27 (5.20%) Self-Motivation
8 22 (4.24%) User Experience
9 17 (3.28%) Legacy Systems
10 15 (2.89%) Robotics
11 14 (2.70%) Cyber Defence
11 14 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
11 14 (2.70%) NHS
11 14 (2.70%) Renewable Energy
12 13 (2.50%) Data Centre
13 12 (2.31%) Biotechnology
14 11 (2.12%) Greenfield Project
15 9 (1.73%) Embedded Systems
15 9 (1.73%) Mobile App
15 9 (1.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 115 (22.16%) Linux
2 45 (8.67%) Windows
3 36 (6.94%) Unix
4 17 (3.28%) CentOS
5 12 (2.31%) Mac OS
6 8 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.16%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (0.96%) Fedora
8 5 (0.96%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.39%) AIX
9 2 (0.39%) Android
9 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.39%) Robot Operating System
9 2 (0.39%) Solaris
9 2 (0.39%) ThreadX
9 2 (0.39%) VMS
9 2 (0.39%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (35.07%) Software Engineering
2 172 (33.14%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (28.71%) DevOps
4 135 (26.01%) Data Science
5 105 (20.23%) Artificial Intelligence
6 100 (19.27%) Machine Learning
7 99 (19.08%) Computer Science
8 89 (17.15%) Analytics
9 69 (13.29%) Full Stack Development
10 64 (12.33%) Mathematics
11 62 (11.95%) Problem-Solving
12 61 (11.75%) Microservices
13 59 (11.37%) Business Intelligence
14 58 (11.18%) Scrum
15 56 (10.79%) ETL
16 55 (10.60%) Mentoring
17 54 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
18 53 (10.21%) Visualisation
19 46 (8.86%) Open Source
19 46 (8.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 157 (30.25%) Java
2 139 (26.78%) SQL
3 108 (20.81%) JavaScript
4 106 (20.42%) C++
5 81 (15.61%) C#
6 61 (11.75%) C
7 60 (11.56%) PowerShell
7 60 (11.56%) R
8 35 (6.74%) Bash Shell
9 33 (6.36%) Perl
9 33 (6.36%) Ruby
10 25 (4.82%) Shell Script
11 24 (4.62%) TypeScript
12 21 (4.05%) VBA
13 18 (3.47%) MATLAB
14 16 (3.08%) Groovy
15 14 (2.70%) Go
16 8 (1.54%) PHP
17 7 (1.35%) Scala
18 5 (0.96%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 138 (26.59%) Degree
2 58 (11.18%) PhD
3 35 (6.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (3.47%) Master's Degree
5 17 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 17 (3.28%) Security Cleared
6 14 (2.70%) DV Cleared
7 9 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.35%) HND
9 4 (0.77%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.58%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (0.58%) CCNP
10 3 (0.58%) CISSP
10 3 (0.58%) GCFA
10 3 (0.58%) GCFE
10 3 (0.58%) GCIA
10 3 (0.58%) GCIH
10 3 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.58%) SANS
11 2 (0.39%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.43%) QA
2 16 (3.08%) GxP
3 13 (2.50%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.96%) Accessibility
5 4 (0.77%) GDPR
6 3 (0.58%) IEC 62304
6 3 (0.58%) ISO 13485
7 2 (0.39%) CDISC
7 2 (0.39%) DICOM
7 2 (0.39%) Good Clinical Practice
7 2 (0.39%) MISRA
8 1 (0.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.19%) GLP
8 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 105 (20.23%) Docker
2 24 (4.62%) NFS
3 18 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (3.28%) Active Directory
5 16 (3.08%) Hyper-V
6 15 (2.89%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (1.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 9 (1.73%) vSphere
9 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.19%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 116 (22.35%) Kubernetes
2 57 (10.98%) Terraform
3 44 (8.48%) Ansible
4 24 (4.62%) Puppet
5 15 (2.89%) HAProxy
6 13 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (1.93%) Mesos
8 9 (1.73%) Prometheus
8 9 (1.73%) Salt
9 6 (1.16%) Hadoop YARN
9 6 (1.16%) Kubeflow
10 5 (0.96%) Icinga
11 4 (0.77%) Nagios
12 3 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.39%) Grafana
13 2 (0.39%) HP Fortify
13 2 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
14 1 (0.19%) Galera Cluster
14 1 (0.19%) Kibana
14 1 (0.19%) WMI
Vendors
1 47 (9.06%) Oracle
2 44 (8.48%) Facebook
3 29 (5.59%) VMware
4 21 (4.05%) Red Hat
5 18 (3.47%) Microsoft
6 11 (2.12%) Google
7 10 (1.93%) Dataiku
7 10 (1.93%) SolarWinds
8 9 (1.73%) Splunk
9 8 (1.54%) Databricks
9 8 (1.54%) Talend
10 7 (1.35%) Apple
10 7 (1.35%) MuleSoft
11 6 (1.16%) YouTube
12 5 (0.96%) Alibaba
12 5 (0.96%) MicroStrategy
13 4 (0.77%) Bloomberg
13 4 (0.77%) Cisco
13 4 (0.77%) Palantir
13 4 (0.77%) SAP