Period
to 22 July 2018

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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 22 44
Rank change year-on-year +6 +22 +8
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,380 1,150 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.55% 9.22% 5.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.64% 16.46% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 951 956 662
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £30,125
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 6,686 6,987 7,096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 55.95% 55.99% 50.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5,375 5,801 6,101
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 July 2018.

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 July 2018. 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 +3 933 £50,000 - 173
Hertfordshire +51 278 £60,000 +20.00% 33
Suffolk +41 60 £55,000 +29.41% 4
Essex +25 46 £42,500 +19.34% 11
Bedfordshire -7 33 £58,750 +67.86% 3
Norfolk +4 28 £35,000 -6.67% 6
Python
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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.

1 566 (41.01%) Linux
2 518 (37.54%) C++
3 491 (35.58%) Software Engineering
4 484 (35.07%) Java
5 378 (27.39%) Agile Software Development
6 356 (25.80%) C
7 339 (24.57%) Machine Learning
8 331 (23.99%) Degree
9 319 (23.12%) Mathematics
10 296 (21.45%) Computer Science
11 291 (21.09%) JavaScript
12 285 (20.65%) DevOps
13 263 (19.06%) Amazon AWS
14 250 (18.12%) C#
15 242 (17.54%) Algorithms
16 229 (16.59%) SQL
17 213 (15.43%) Windows
18 194 (14.06%) Artificial Intelligence
19 188 (13.62%) Bash Shell
20 186 (13.48%) Docker
21 184 (13.33%) Test Automation
22 183 (13.26%) PhD
23 179 (12.97%) Physics
24 171 (12.39%) Web Services
25 160 (11.59%) Puppet
25 160 (11.59%) Jenkins
26 152 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
27 148 (10.72%) Ansible
28 147 (10.65%) Data Science
29 141 (10.22%) Unix

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 (4.20%) Apache Spark
2 50 (3.62%) OpenStack
3 24 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (1.74%) Tomcat
4 22 (1.59%) WebLogic
5 20 (1.45%) Confluence
6 19 (1.38%) Apache
7 14 (1.01%) nginx
7 14 (1.01%) WebSphere
8 10 (0.72%) JBoss
9 9 (0.65%) CMS
10 8 (0.58%) GlassFish
10 8 (0.58%) WordPress
11 7 (0.51%) Drupal
11 7 (0.51%) IIS
12 6 (0.43%) CloudStack
12 6 (0.43%) SAS
13 5 (0.36%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.29%) Joomla!
14 4 (0.29%) Zope
Applications
1 14 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.51%) HipChat
4 4 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.29%) InDesign
4 4 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.22%) Weka
6 2 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.14%) SPSS
7 1 (0.072%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.072%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.072%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.072%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 23 (1.67%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (0.87%) Documaker
3 1 (0.072%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.072%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.072%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.072%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 263 (19.06%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (5.80%) GitHub
4 41 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
5 37 (2.68%) Google Cloud Platform
6 31 (2.25%) SaaS
7 27 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
8 25 (1.81%) IaaS
9 24 (1.74%) OpenShift
10 19 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 9 (0.65%) Serverless
13 8 (0.58%) Akamai
14 7 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 7 (0.51%) Dropbox
14 7 (0.51%) PaaS
15 6 (0.43%) Google Analytics
16 5 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
16 5 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 5 (0.36%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 115 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 108 (7.83%) DNS
3 76 (5.51%) Firewall
4 63 (4.57%) DHCP
4 63 (4.57%) HTTP
5 58 (4.20%) Internet
6 55 (3.99%) SNMP
7 49 (3.55%) Wireless
8 46 (3.33%) SSL
9 28 (2.03%) ICMP
10 26 (1.88%) MPLS
11 25 (1.81%) IPsec
12 22 (1.59%) VPN
13 21 (1.52%) BGP
13 21 (1.52%) WAN
14 20 (1.45%) Network Security
14 20 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
15 19 (1.38%) HTTPS
16 18 (1.30%) Cisco IOS
16 18 (1.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (8.04%) Big Data
2 98 (7.10%) NoSQL
3 74 (5.36%) MongoDB
4 67 (4.86%) SQL Server
5 59 (4.28%) Relational Database
6 53 (3.84%) MySQL
7 48 (3.48%) Hadoop
8 37 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
9 34 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
10 28 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (1.45%) Oracle Database
12 19 (1.38%) Apache Hive
13 15 (1.09%) Data Mining
14 14 (1.01%) Blockchain
15 13 (0.94%) HBase
15 13 (0.94%) RDBMS
16 12 (0.87%) Power BI
16 12 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (0.80%) Impala
18 9 (0.65%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 160 (11.59%) Jenkins
2 128 (9.28%) Git (software)
3 81 (5.87%) JIRA
4 66 (4.78%) Selenium
5 38 (2.75%) Cucumber
6 37 (2.68%) Sonatype Nexus
7 28 (2.03%) Visual Studio
8 26 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 26 (1.88%) TeamCity
9 25 (1.81%) Subversion
10 22 (1.59%) LabVIEW
11 18 (1.30%) JUnit
12 13 (0.94%) Maven
13 12 (0.87%) Gerrit
14 10 (0.72%) GitLab
14 10 (0.72%) Redmine
15 9 (0.65%) Metasploit
15 9 (0.65%) ReSharper
15 9 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (0.65%) Vagrant
General
1 112 (8.12%) Finance
2 66 (4.78%) Retail
3 64 (4.64%) Games
4 56 (4.06%) Electronics
5 39 (2.83%) Marketing
6 25 (1.81%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.38%) Automotive
8 18 (1.30%) Aerospace
9 13 (0.94%) Back Office
10 12 (0.87%) Publishing
11 10 (0.72%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.72%) Multimedia
12 9 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.43%) Law
14 4 (0.29%) Legal
15 3 (0.22%) Military
16 2 (0.14%) Banking
16 2 (0.14%) Billing
17 1 (0.072%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.072%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 382 (27.68%) Developer
2 307 (22.25%) Software Engineer
3 155 (11.23%) C++ Software Engineer
4 135 (9.78%) Python Engineer
5 109 (7.90%) Graduate
6 107 (7.75%) Software Developer
7 106 (7.68%) DevOps Engineer
8 95 (6.88%) Test Engineer
9 94 (6.81%) C Software Engineer
10 93 (6.74%) C++ Developer
11 80 (5.80%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 74 (5.36%) Machine Learning Engineer
13 73 (5.29%) Linux Engineer
14 70 (5.07%) Embedded Engineer
15 69 (5.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
16 66 (4.78%) Analyst
17 63 (4.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 63 (4.57%) Java Developer
18 62 (4.49%) Embedded Software Engineer
19 59 (4.28%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (12.39%) Web Services
2 121 (8.77%) .NET
2 121 (8.77%) HTML
3 108 (7.83%) RESTful
4 104 (7.54%) AngularJS
5 88 (6.38%) Natural Language Processing
6 81 (5.87%) TensorFlow
7 79 (5.72%) CSS
8 74 (5.36%) Node.js
9 65 (4.71%) Django
10 58 (4.20%) Middleware
11 54 (3.91%) JSON
12 52 (3.77%) REST
13 51 (3.70%) SOAP
14 47 (3.41%) XML
15 46 (3.33%) jQuery
16 39 (2.83%) OpenGL
17 38 (2.75%) .NET Framework
18 37 (2.68%) Spring
19 34 (2.46%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 296 (21.45%) Computer Science
2 242 (17.54%) Algorithms
3 114 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
4 84 (6.09%) Data Centre
5 75 (5.43%) Public Cloud
6 53 (3.84%) Self-Motivation
7 48 (3.48%) Life Science
7 48 (3.48%) Linux Command Line
8 40 (2.90%) Private Cloud
9 39 (2.83%) User Experience
10 36 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
11 32 (2.32%) Fintech
12 29 (2.10%) Embedded Systems
13 27 (1.96%) Data Structures
14 25 (1.81%) CUDA
14 25 (1.81%) Smart City
15 23 (1.67%) Management Information System
15 23 (1.67%) Security Operations Centre
16 21 (1.52%) Augmented Reality
16 21 (1.52%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 566 (41.01%) Linux
2 213 (15.43%) Windows
3 141 (10.22%) Unix
4 64 (4.64%) Android
5 41 (2.97%) Windows Server
6 38 (2.75%) CentOS
7 35 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (2.25%) Apple iOS
9 28 (2.03%) Mac OS X
10 20 (1.45%) Ubuntu
11 19 (1.38%) Debian
12 16 (1.16%) Solaris
13 13 (0.94%) CoreOS
13 13 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (0.87%) Kali Linux
14 12 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
16 10 (0.72%) AIX
16 10 (0.72%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.36%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 491 (35.58%) Software Engineering
2 378 (27.39%) Agile Software Development
3 339 (24.57%) Machine Learning
4 319 (23.12%) Mathematics
5 285 (20.65%) DevOps
6 194 (14.06%) Artificial Intelligence
7 184 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 179 (12.97%) Physics
9 152 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
10 147 (10.65%) Data Science
11 109 (7.90%) Computer Vision
12 105 (7.61%) Problem-Solving
13 102 (7.39%) SDLC
14 101 (7.32%) Scrum
15 100 (7.25%) Analytics
15 100 (7.25%) Deep Learning
15 100 (7.25%) Multithreading
16 92 (6.67%) OO
17 81 (5.87%) Configuration Management
18 73 (5.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 518 (37.54%) C++
2 484 (35.07%) Java
3 356 (25.80%) C
4 291 (21.09%) JavaScript
5 250 (18.12%) C#
6 229 (16.59%) SQL
7 188 (13.62%) Bash Shell
8 117 (8.48%) PowerShell
9 115 (8.33%) Perl
9 115 (8.33%) Ruby
10 111 (8.04%) PHP
11 84 (6.09%) MATLAB
12 72 (5.22%) R
13 52 (3.77%) Embedded C
14 47 (3.41%) Embedded C++
15 42 (3.04%) Scala
16 38 (2.75%) Go
16 38 (2.75%) Shell Script
17 24 (1.74%) VB
18 23 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 331 (23.99%) Degree
2 183 (13.26%) PhD
3 96 (6.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 58 (4.20%) Security Cleared
5 38 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (2.32%) SSCP
7 30 (2.17%) DV Cleared
8 28 (2.03%) CompTIA Security+
9 27 (1.96%) CCNA
10 24 (1.74%) Numerate Degree
11 23 (1.67%) GCIA
11 23 (1.67%) MCSE
11 23 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (1.59%) CEH
13 19 (1.38%) GIAC
14 17 (1.23%) CISSP
15 15 (1.09%) GCIH
15 15 (1.09%) GSEC
15 15 (1.09%) MCP
15 15 (1.09%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.35%) QA
2 19 (1.38%) PCI DSS
3 15 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 14 (1.01%) GCP
5 8 (0.58%) ARP4754
6 5 (0.36%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.14%) SLA
7 2 (0.14%) WAI
8 1 (0.072%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.072%) PMO
System Software
1 186 (13.48%) Docker
2 69 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (4.20%) Active Directory
4 34 (2.46%) vSphere
5 30 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
5 30 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
6 21 (1.52%) Firmware
7 19 (1.38%) Ceph
7 19 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (1.30%) VMware NSX
9 16 (1.16%) Samba
9 16 (1.16%) VirtualBox
10 10 (0.72%) Hyper-V
10 10 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
11 7 (0.51%) Xen
12 5 (0.36%) HDFS
13 4 (0.29%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.29%) LXC
13 4 (0.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 160 (11.59%) Puppet
2 148 (10.72%) Ansible
3 116 (8.41%) Opscode Chef
4 83 (6.01%) Kubernetes
5 60 (4.35%) vRealize
6 44 (3.19%) vCenter Server
7 33 (2.39%) Terraform
8 25 (1.81%) Nagios
9 12 (0.87%) Grafana
9 12 (0.87%) Rancher
9 12 (0.87%) Sysdig
10 11 (0.80%) Nessus
10 11 (0.80%) QRadar
11 10 (0.72%) Salt
11 10 (0.72%) ZABBIX
12 9 (0.65%) Nmap
13 8 (0.58%) SCOrch
13 8 (0.58%) SCVMM
14 7 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
14 7 (0.51%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 92 (6.67%) VMware
2 79 (5.72%) Microsoft
3 67 (4.86%) Cisco
3 67 (4.86%) Splunk
4 66 (4.78%) WorldPay
5 62 (4.49%) Oracle
6 47 (3.41%) AppDynamics
7 45 (3.26%) Google
8 42 (3.04%) BMC
9 41 (2.97%) Fortinet
10 39 (2.83%) Citrix
11 38 (2.75%) F5
12 31 (2.25%) ServiceNow
13 30 (2.17%) Tableau
14 29 (2.10%) IBM
15 28 (2.03%) Red Hat
16 20 (1.45%) Juniper
17 19 (1.38%) New Relic
18 17 (1.23%) NetApp
19 16 (1.16%) HP