Period
to 28 October 2020

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 28 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > East of England
6 months to
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 17 18
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Python 274 760 1,054
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 15.05% 11.05% 10.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.76% 22.13% 18.91%
Number of salaries quoted 245 606 881
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 1,024 3,434 5,573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 56.26% 49.95% 53.26%
Number of salaries quoted 787 2,495 4,580
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +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 28 October 2020.

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 28 October 2020. 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 +2 179 £60,000 +20.00% 89
Hertfordshire +10 39 £50,000 -16.67% 22
Essex +28 32 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Norfolk +20 9 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Suffolk -8 8 £58,750 +17.50% 6
Bedfordshire +20 7 £47,500 -32.14% 3
Python
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 2020, 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.

1 102 (37.23%) AWS
2 96 (35.04%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (33.94%) Linux
4 72 (26.28%) DevOps
5 71 (25.91%) SQL
6 69 (25.18%) Java
6 69 (25.18%) JavaScript
7 66 (24.09%) Degree
8 59 (21.53%) Azure
9 57 (20.80%) C++
9 57 (20.80%) Software Engineering
10 52 (18.98%) Git (software)
10 52 (18.98%) Docker
11 47 (17.15%) Machine Learning
12 45 (16.42%) Computer Science
13 41 (14.96%) Data Science
13 41 (14.96%) Problem-Solving
14 40 (14.60%) Artificial Intelligence
15 37 (13.50%) Bash Shell
15 37 (13.50%) NoSQL
16 36 (13.14%) Jenkins
17 35 (12.77%) C#
18 34 (12.41%) Perl
18 34 (12.41%) Node.js
18 34 (12.41%) Computer Science Degree
19 33 (12.04%) Test Automation
20 32 (11.68%) PostgreSQL
21 31 (11.31%) React
22 30 (10.95%) Microservices
22 30 (10.95%) Mathematics

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 12 (4.38%) Apache Spark
2 11 (4.01%) Apache Airflow
3 10 (3.65%) Luigi
4 8 (2.92%) Apache
5 7 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.19%) WordPress
7 5 (1.82%) Confluence
8 3 (1.09%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.73%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.36%) CMS
10 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.36%) Mule
10 1 (0.36%) nginx
10 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.36%) Simulink
1 1 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Magento
2 1 (0.36%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 102 (37.23%) AWS
2 59 (21.53%) Azure
3 17 (6.20%) GCP
3 17 (6.20%) Serverless
4 14 (5.11%) AWS Lambda
5 13 (4.74%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (4.38%) Amazon EMR
7 10 (3.65%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (3.65%) Logic Apps
8 9 (3.28%) Power Platform
9 7 (2.55%) Slack
10 6 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (2.19%) SaaS
11 5 (1.82%) Amazon EKS
11 5 (1.82%) Oracle CX
12 4 (1.46%) Amazon S3
13 3 (1.09%) Amazon ECS
13 3 (1.09%) Amazon Kinesis
13 3 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (1.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.28%) BGP
1 9 (3.28%) MPLS
1 9 (3.28%) OSPF
2 7 (2.55%) IPv6
3 6 (2.19%) IPv4
4 5 (1.82%) Firewall
4 5 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.82%) VPN
5 4 (1.46%) WAN
6 3 (1.09%) LAN
6 3 (1.09%) SNMP
7 2 (0.73%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.73%) Wireless
7 2 (0.73%) WLAN
8 1 (0.36%) 4G
8 1 (0.36%) Junos
8 1 (0.36%) LTE
8 1 (0.36%) NAS
8 1 (0.36%) VLAN
8 1 (0.36%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.50%) NoSQL
2 32 (11.68%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (8.39%) MySQL
4 22 (8.03%) Big Data
4 22 (8.03%) Relational Database
5 21 (7.66%) SQL Server
6 17 (6.20%) Amazon Redshift
6 17 (6.20%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (4.74%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (4.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (4.38%) Hadoop
9 11 (4.01%) MongoDB
9 11 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (3.65%) Azkaban
10 10 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (3.28%) Power BI
12 6 (2.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (2.19%) MariaDB
13 4 (1.46%) Cosmos DB
14 3 (1.09%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 52 (18.98%) Git (software)
2 36 (13.14%) Jenkins
3 22 (8.03%) Selenium
4 16 (5.84%) JIRA
5 13 (4.74%) WebDriver
6 10 (3.65%) NUnit
7 9 (3.28%) Bitbucket
8 8 (2.92%) CMake
8 8 (2.92%) TestNG
9 7 (2.55%) Artifactory
10 6 (2.19%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.82%) GitLab
12 3 (1.09%) Appium
12 3 (1.09%) Redmine
13 2 (0.73%) Android Studio
13 2 (0.73%) Gradle
13 2 (0.73%) Hudson
13 2 (0.73%) SonarQube
13 2 (0.73%) Sourcetree
13 2 (0.73%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (5.11%) Law
2 12 (4.38%) Aerospace
3 10 (3.65%) Electronics
4 9 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.55%) Finance
6 6 (2.19%) Marketing
6 6 (2.19%) Publishing
7 4 (1.46%) Advertising
7 4 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.73%) Automotive
8 2 (0.73%) Police
8 2 (0.73%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.36%) Back Office
9 1 (0.36%) Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.36%) Front Office
9 1 (0.36%) Retail
9 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (21.17%) Developer
2 44 (16.06%) Software Engineer
3 32 (11.68%) DevOps Engineer
4 28 (10.22%) Python Engineer
5 22 (8.03%) Data Engineer
6 21 (7.66%) Python Developer
7 20 (7.30%) Linux Engineer
8 18 (6.57%) Architect
9 16 (5.84%) Test Engineer
10 15 (5.47%) Full Stack Developer
10 15 (5.47%) Senior Software Engineer
11 14 (5.11%) Security Engineer
12 13 (4.74%) C++ Software Engineer
12 13 (4.74%) Data Scientist
12 13 (4.74%) PHP Developer
12 13 (4.74%) Software Developer
13 12 (4.38%) Principal Engineer
14 11 (4.01%) AWS Engineer
14 11 (4.01%) Machine Learning Engineer
14 11 (4.01%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (12.41%) Node.js
2 31 (11.31%) React
3 21 (7.66%) CSS
3 21 (7.66%) Web Services
4 20 (7.30%) Vue.js
5 19 (6.93%) REST
6 18 (6.57%) .NET
7 17 (6.20%) AngularJS
7 17 (6.20%) Django
8 16 (5.84%) jQuery
9 15 (5.47%) HTML
10 12 (4.38%) TensorFlow
11 11 (4.01%) Flask
11 11 (4.01%) JSON
11 11 (4.01%) Laravel
12 10 (3.65%) Kafka
12 10 (3.65%) Spark Streaming
13 9 (3.28%) Natural Language Processing
14 8 (2.92%) Sass
14 8 (2.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.66%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (7.30%) Management Information System
3 19 (6.93%) Data Centre
4 12 (4.38%) Algorithms
4 12 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.38%) Cloud Native
5 11 (4.01%) Data Structures
6 10 (3.65%) Life Science
6 10 (3.65%) NHS
7 9 (3.28%) Security Operations Centre
8 7 (2.55%) Analytical Mindset
8 7 (2.55%) User Experience
8 7 (2.55%) Wiki
9 6 (2.19%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.82%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.46%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (1.46%) SCADA
12 3 (1.09%) Fixed Income
12 3 (1.09%) Private Cloud
12 3 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 93 (33.94%) Linux
2 14 (5.11%) Windows
3 9 (3.28%) Unix
4 8 (2.92%) CentOS
5 6 (2.19%) Fedora
6 4 (1.46%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.46%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.09%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.73%) Android
8 2 (0.73%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.36%) Debian
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (35.04%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (26.28%) DevOps
3 57 (20.80%) Software Engineering
4 47 (17.15%) Machine Learning
5 45 (16.42%) Computer Science
6 41 (14.96%) Data Science
6 41 (14.96%) Problem-Solving
7 40 (14.60%) Artificial Intelligence
8 33 (12.04%) Test Automation
9 30 (10.95%) Mathematics
9 30 (10.95%) Microservices
10 27 (9.85%) Analytics
10 27 (9.85%) Scrum
11 24 (8.76%) Logistics
12 23 (8.39%) OO
13 20 (7.30%) Infrastructure as Code
14 19 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (6.93%) Visualisation
15 18 (6.57%) Security Operations
16 17 (6.20%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (25.91%) SQL
2 69 (25.18%) Java
2 69 (25.18%) JavaScript
3 57 (20.80%) C++
4 37 (13.50%) Bash Shell
5 35 (12.77%) C#
6 34 (12.41%) Perl
7 19 (6.93%) PHP
8 17 (6.20%) C
8 17 (6.20%) PowerShell
9 14 (5.11%) Go
9 14 (5.11%) Scala
10 13 (4.74%) R
11 9 (3.28%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.92%) VB.NET
13 7 (2.55%) Ruby
14 6 (2.19%) MATLAB
14 6 (2.19%) Rust
15 3 (1.09%) Assembly Language
15 3 (1.09%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 66 (24.09%) Degree
2 34 (12.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (7.30%) PhD
4 10 (3.65%) CISSP
5 9 (3.28%) GPEN
5 9 (3.28%) Postgraduate
5 9 (3.28%) SANS
6 7 (2.55%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.82%) AWS Certification
9 4 (1.46%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.09%) CCNA
10 3 (1.09%) CCNP
10 3 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.09%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.36%) CEH
11 1 (0.36%) GCIA
11 1 (0.36%) GSEC
11 1 (0.36%) ISEB
11 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.28%) COBIT
1 9 (3.28%) NIST
2 5 (1.82%) QA
3 2 (0.73%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.73%) ISO 26262
3 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.36%) DO-254
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.36%) MISRA
4 1 (0.36%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (18.98%) Docker
2 3 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.73%) iptables
3 2 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.36%) Firmware
4 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.36%) KVM
4 1 (0.36%) Snort
4 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.36%) Xen
4 1 (0.36%) zsh
Systems Management
1 29 (10.58%) Ansible
2 23 (8.39%) Terraform
3 22 (8.03%) Kubernetes
4 16 (5.84%) Puppet
5 9 (3.28%) QRadar
6 6 (2.19%) HAProxy
6 6 (2.19%) Icinga
6 6 (2.19%) Prometheus
7 4 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.09%) Graylog
8 3 (1.09%) Istio
8 3 (1.09%) Nagios
9 2 (0.73%) Grafana
10 1 (0.36%) Bareos
10 1 (0.36%) Fluentd
10 1 (0.36%) Graphite
10 1 (0.36%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.36%) Kibana
10 1 (0.36%) Opsgenie
10 1 (0.36%) Packer
Vendors
1 23 (8.39%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.38%) Google
3 10 (3.65%) IBM
3 10 (3.65%) Splunk
4 9 (3.28%) Darktrace
4 9 (3.28%) Juniper
4 9 (3.28%) LogRhythm
5 8 (2.92%) Zend
6 7 (2.55%) Autodesk
6 7 (2.55%) Cisco
6 7 (2.55%) Oracle
7 4 (1.46%) Talend
8 3 (1.09%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.09%) Dynatrace
8 3 (1.09%) New Relic
8 3 (1.09%) VMware
9 2 (0.73%) ATG
9 2 (0.73%) Demandware
9 2 (0.73%) Progress
9 2 (0.73%) SonicWALL