Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > East of England
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 11 18 19
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Python 401 547 851
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 11.60% 10.02% 10.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.56% 20.07% 19.67%
Number of salaries quoted 263 395 709
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £33,604
25th Percentile £43,125 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%

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 1,633 2,725 4,326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 47.25% 49.94% 51.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,125 2,079 3,488
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £48,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.38% -4.00% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £69,500
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 13 April 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 13 April 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 0 280 £57,500 +4.55% 148
Hertfordshire +10 73 £50,000 -13.04% 42
Essex +8 27 £55,000 +37.50% 7
Suffolk +7 17 £65,000 +30.00% 3
Bedfordshire -9 6 £70,000 -6.67% 7
Norfolk -1 3 £40,000 - 1
Python
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 143 (35.66%) AWS
2 121 (30.17%) SQL
3 115 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (27.68%) Linux
5 102 (25.44%) Software Engineering
6 100 (24.94%) Degree
7 99 (24.69%) Java
8 94 (23.44%) JavaScript
9 91 (22.69%) DevOps
10 86 (21.45%) Computer Science
11 84 (20.95%) Git (software)
12 82 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
13 76 (18.95%) C#
14 75 (18.70%) C++
15 74 (18.45%) Test Automation
16 71 (17.71%) Docker
17 69 (17.21%) Machine Learning
18 67 (16.71%) Data Science
19 62 (15.46%) Artificial Intelligence
20 60 (14.96%) PostgreSQL
20 60 (14.96%) Kubernetes
21 57 (14.21%) Azure
22 49 (12.22%) Node.js
22 49 (12.22%) Analytics
23 46 (11.47%) Bash Shell
23 46 (11.47%) Continuous Integration
23 46 (11.47%) CSS
23 46 (11.47%) Business Intelligence
23 46 (11.47%) Microsoft
24 45 (11.22%) 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 25 (6.23%) Apache Spark
2 17 (4.24%) Confluence
3 16 (3.99%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (2.49%) Apache Airflow
5 9 (2.24%) OpenStack
6 8 (2.00%) Jupyter
6 8 (2.00%) Luigi
7 7 (1.75%) SAS
8 6 (1.50%) Apache
8 6 (1.50%) Camunda
9 4 (1.00%) WordPress
10 3 (0.75%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.75%) nginx
11 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.50%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 6 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (1.50%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.25%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 143 (35.66%) AWS
2 57 (14.21%) Azure
3 43 (10.72%) GCP
4 34 (8.48%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (6.73%) Power Platform
6 23 (5.74%) Serverless
7 19 (4.74%) AWS Lambda
8 18 (4.49%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (3.99%) GitHub
10 15 (3.74%) Amazon S3
11 11 (2.74%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (2.49%) OpenShift
13 8 (2.00%) Amazon EMR
13 8 (2.00%) Logic Apps
13 8 (2.00%) SaaS
14 6 (1.50%) Boomi
14 6 (1.50%) IaaS
14 6 (1.50%) ServiceMax
15 4 (1.00%) Amazon ECS
15 4 (1.00%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.49%) Firewall
2 8 (2.00%) MPLS
3 7 (1.75%) VPN
4 6 (1.50%) BGP
5 5 (1.25%) DNS
5 5 (1.25%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.00%) OSPF
6 4 (1.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.75%) Asterisk PBX
7 3 (0.75%) IPv6
7 3 (0.75%) RTP
7 3 (0.75%) SSL
7 3 (0.75%) STUN
7 3 (0.75%) VoIP
8 2 (0.50%) 5G
8 2 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.50%) Junos
8 2 (0.50%) MQTT
8 2 (0.50%) VPLS
8 2 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (14.96%) PostgreSQL
2 40 (9.98%) NoSQL
3 38 (9.48%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (7.73%) Relational Database
5 27 (6.73%) Tableau
6 24 (5.99%) MySQL
6 24 (5.99%) Power BI
7 21 (5.24%) Big Data
7 21 (5.24%) SQL Server
8 15 (3.74%) Data Lake
9 14 (3.49%) Hadoop
9 14 (3.49%) Oracle ODI
10 13 (3.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 13 (3.24%) Data Mining
10 13 (3.24%) MongoDB
11 12 (2.99%) Amazon Redshift
12 11 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (2.49%) Electronic Patient Records
13 10 (2.49%) GIS
14 9 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 84 (20.95%) Git (software)
2 44 (10.97%) JIRA
3 42 (10.47%) Jenkins
4 33 (8.23%) Selenium
5 16 (3.99%) TeamCity
6 15 (3.74%) Bitbucket
7 14 (3.49%) Oracle APEX
8 13 (3.24%) Subversion
9 11 (2.74%) GitLab
9 11 (2.74%) WebDriver
10 10 (2.49%) GoCD
11 7 (1.75%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.50%) Robot Framework
13 5 (1.25%) Pylint
13 5 (1.25%) Sourcetree
13 5 (1.25%) TestNG
14 4 (1.00%) LabVIEW
14 4 (1.00%) NUnit
14 4 (1.00%) Postman
15 3 (0.75%) Gerrit
General
1 30 (7.48%) Games
2 23 (5.74%) Electronics
3 20 (4.99%) Law
4 16 (3.99%) Manufacturing
5 14 (3.49%) Marketing
5 14 (3.49%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (2.74%) Finance
7 8 (2.00%) Automotive
8 5 (1.25%) Legal
9 4 (1.00%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.00%) Public Sector
9 4 (1.00%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.75%) Dutch Language
10 3 (0.75%) French Language
10 3 (0.75%) German Language
10 3 (0.75%) Retail
10 3 (0.75%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.50%) Advertising
11 2 (0.50%) Social Science
12 1 (0.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (21.70%) Developer
2 65 (16.21%) Python Engineer
3 62 (15.46%) Software Engineer
4 38 (9.48%) DevOps Engineer
5 34 (8.48%) Data Engineer
6 30 (7.48%) Python Software Engineer
7 29 (7.23%) Graduate
7 29 (7.23%) Software Developer
8 28 (6.98%) Cloud Engineer
9 25 (6.23%) Python Developer
9 25 (6.23%) Test Engineer
10 24 (5.99%) Senior Developer
11 22 (5.49%) Architect
12 20 (4.99%) Data Scientist
12 20 (4.99%) Linux Engineer
13 18 (4.49%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 17 (4.24%) Software Tester
14 17 (4.24%) Tester
15 16 (3.99%) Games Tester
15 16 (3.99%) Trainee Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (12.22%) Node.js
2 46 (11.47%) CSS
3 44 (10.97%) HTML
4 34 (8.48%) Django
5 31 (7.73%) REST
6 29 (7.23%) HTML5
7 28 (6.98%) React
8 26 (6.48%) .NET
9 23 (5.74%) Web Services
10 22 (5.49%) SOAP
11 21 (5.24%) Kafka
11 21 (5.24%) RESTful
12 19 (4.74%) CSS3
13 17 (4.24%) TensorFlow
14 16 (3.99%) Java SE
14 16 (3.99%) JSON
15 15 (3.74%) Natural Language Processing
16 12 (2.99%) Redux
16 12 (2.99%) XML
17 11 (2.74%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.73%) Life Science
3 24 (5.99%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (5.74%) Data Structures
5 19 (4.74%) Algorithms
6 14 (3.49%) Biotechnology
7 13 (3.24%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.49%) Data Centre
8 10 (2.49%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (1.75%) Analytical Mindset
10 6 (1.50%) NHS
11 5 (1.25%) Acoustics
11 5 (1.25%) Cybercrime
11 5 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (1.00%) Cloud Native
12 4 (1.00%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.00%) Robotics
12 4 (1.00%) User Experience
12 4 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 111 (27.68%) Linux
2 36 (8.98%) Windows
3 29 (7.23%) Unix
4 12 (2.99%) Android
5 9 (2.24%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.00%) Mac OS
7 6 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.50%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.00%) CentOS
8 4 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (1.00%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.75%) Debian
9 3 (0.75%) VMS
10 2 (0.50%) Fedora
10 2 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (25.44%) Software Engineering
3 91 (22.69%) DevOps
4 86 (21.45%) Computer Science
5 82 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
6 74 (18.45%) Test Automation
7 69 (17.21%) Machine Learning
8 67 (16.71%) Data Science
9 62 (15.46%) Artificial Intelligence
10 49 (12.22%) Analytics
11 46 (11.47%) Business Intelligence
11 46 (11.47%) Continuous Integration
12 45 (11.22%) Mathematics
13 40 (9.98%) Software Testing
14 38 (9.48%) OO
14 38 (9.48%) Visualisation
15 36 (8.98%) OOP
16 32 (7.98%) TDD
17 29 (7.23%) ETL
17 29 (7.23%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 121 (30.17%) SQL
2 99 (24.69%) Java
3 94 (23.44%) JavaScript
4 76 (18.95%) C#
5 75 (18.70%) C++
6 46 (11.47%) Bash Shell
7 44 (10.97%) C
8 30 (7.48%) PowerShell
8 30 (7.48%) R
9 28 (6.98%) Go
10 19 (4.74%) Java 8
10 19 (4.74%) Perl
11 15 (3.74%) Scala
12 14 (3.49%) TypeScript
13 12 (2.99%) PHP
14 11 (2.74%) VB.NET
15 9 (2.24%) Ruby
16 7 (1.75%) Groovy
16 7 (1.75%) Rust
16 7 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 100 (24.94%) Degree
2 37 (9.23%) PhD
3 36 (8.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (3.99%) CIW
4 16 (3.99%) OCA
4 16 (3.99%) OCP
4 16 (3.99%) Oracle Certification
5 12 (2.99%) Master's Degree
5 12 (2.99%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.24%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.50%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.50%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.00%) JNCIP
10 3 (0.75%) CCNA
10 3 (0.75%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.75%) MCSA
11 2 (0.50%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.23%) QA
2 11 (2.74%) HIPAA
3 10 (2.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.50%) IEC 62304
5 5 (1.25%) GDPR
5 5 (1.25%) ISO 26262
6 4 (1.00%) IEC 61508
6 4 (1.00%) MISRA
6 4 (1.00%) MISRA C
7 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.50%) CDISC
8 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.50%) Good Clinical Practice
8 2 (0.50%) GxP
8 2 (0.50%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.25%) HL7
9 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (17.71%) Docker
2 6 (1.50%) Firmware
3 5 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.75%) Kamailio
6 2 (0.50%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.50%) Xen
7 1 (0.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 60 (14.96%) Kubernetes
2 33 (8.23%) Ansible
3 30 (7.48%) Terraform
4 16 (3.99%) Puppet
5 12 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (2.99%) Rancher
6 10 (2.49%) Rundeck
7 8 (2.00%) Salt
8 6 (1.50%) Kibana
9 5 (1.25%) Grafana
9 5 (1.25%) Prometheus
10 4 (1.00%) Graylog
10 4 (1.00%) HAProxy
10 4 (1.00%) Icinga
11 3 (0.75%) Consul
11 3 (0.75%) logstash
11 3 (0.75%) SCCM
12 2 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.50%) Istio
12 2 (0.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 46 (11.47%) Microsoft
2 37 (9.23%) Oracle
3 12 (2.99%) Splunk
4 10 (2.49%) Google
5 9 (2.24%) Atlassian
5 9 (2.24%) Cisco
6 8 (2.00%) ANSYS
7 7 (1.75%) Bloomberg
7 7 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.75%) Talend
8 6 (1.50%) Arista
8 6 (1.50%) Dell
8 6 (1.50%) JD Edwards
8 6 (1.50%) Juniper
8 6 (1.50%) MuleSoft
8 6 (1.50%) VMware
9 5 (1.25%) IBM
10 4 (1.00%) Informatica
10 4 (1.00%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.75%) Dynatrace