Period
to 29 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > England
6 months to
29 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 17 21
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Python 13,086 15,203 14,571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 11.60% 10.83% 8.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.46% 19.69% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10,692 12,560 12,177
England median annual salary £63,750 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,977 £33,750
90th Percentile £107,500 £95,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 60,971 77,200 92,291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.04% 54.99% 55.97%
Number of salaries quoted 50,772 64,527 78,300
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,644 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.66% +3.29% +5.26%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Python in England

Python
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python in England.

Salary trend for Python in England

Python
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in England over the 6 months to 29 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Python in England

Python
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the England region over the 6 months to 29 February 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
London 0 7,854 £75,000 +7.14% 1,419
South East +3 1,936 £52,500 +5.00% 399
North of England +9 1,173 £52,500 - 348
South West -2 881 £47,500 - 230
East of England 0 589 £55,000 +4.76% 273
Midlands +12 581 £50,000 +11.11% 197
North West +1 566 £55,000 - 152
Yorkshire +14 506 £52,500 +5.70% 157
West Midlands +26 432 £50,000 +11.11% 134
East Midlands -5 149 £50,000 +21.95% 62
North East +11 101 £45,000 - 39
South Coast +1 2 £67,500 +12.50%
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 29 February 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 England region with a requirement for Python.

1 4,514 (34.49%) Java
2 4,507 (34.44%) AWS
3 4,365 (33.36%) Agile Software Development
4 3,913 (29.90%) SQL
5 3,435 (26.25%) Linux
6 3,414 (26.09%) DevOps
7 3,210 (24.53%) Finance
8 3,010 (23.00%) Software Engineering
9 2,975 (22.73%) JavaScript
10 2,870 (21.93%) Docker
11 2,479 (18.94%) Azure
12 2,294 (17.53%) C#
13 2,270 (17.35%) Analytics
14 2,192 (16.75%) C++
15 2,151 (16.44%) Kubernetes
16 2,052 (15.68%) Degree
17 1,902 (14.53%) Ansible
18 1,899 (14.51%) Data Science
19 1,847 (14.11%) Git (software)
20 1,788 (13.66%) Machine Learning
21 1,767 (13.50%) Jenkins
22 1,695 (12.95%) Bash Shell
23 1,580 (12.07%) Terraform
24 1,574 (12.03%) GCP
25 1,522 (11.63%) R
26 1,518 (11.60%) Computer Science
27 1,418 (10.84%) Windows
28 1,415 (10.81%) Big Data
29 1,368 (10.45%) Test Automation
30 1,324 (10.12%) Ruby

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 1,027 (7.85%) Apache Spark
2 456 (3.48%) Elasticsearch
3 411 (3.14%) Apache
4 357 (2.73%) Confluence
5 243 (1.86%) SAS
6 168 (1.28%) Apache Airflow
7 163 (1.25%) nginx
8 132 (1.01%) OpenStack
8 132 (1.01%) Tomcat
9 127 (0.97%) IIS
10 99 (0.76%) Jupyter
11 70 (0.53%) JBoss
12 62 (0.47%) CMS
13 56 (0.43%) Luigi
14 55 (0.42%) SharePoint
15 50 (0.38%) ArcGIS
16 45 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
17 43 (0.33%) Apache Solr
18 41 (0.31%) WebSphere
19 39 (0.30%) Tornado
Applications
1 258 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 100 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
3 79 (0.60%) SPSS
4 27 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 24 (0.18%) Chatbot
6 19 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.15%) Simulink
7 17 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.099%) Adobe XD
9 7 (0.053%) GNU Octave
9 7 (0.053%) Stata
10 5 (0.038%) Maya
10 5 (0.038%) Stateflow
11 4 (0.031%) Notepad++
12 3 (0.023%) HipChat
12 3 (0.023%) NUKE
12 3 (0.023%) Photoshop
12 3 (0.023%) PlantUML
12 3 (0.023%) Sketch
12 3 (0.023%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 99 (0.76%) FINCAD Analytics
2 76 (0.58%) PolarLake
3 72 (0.55%) Eagle PACE
3 72 (0.55%) Markit EDM
4 35 (0.27%) thinkFolio
5 23 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
6 21 (0.16%) LatentZero
7 14 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
7 14 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
7 14 (0.11%) R3 Corda
8 11 (0.084%) Relativity
9 9 (0.069%) Magento
9 9 (0.069%) SAP ERP
10 8 (0.061%) Odoo
11 6 (0.046%) FastStats
11 6 (0.046%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
12 5 (0.038%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 5 (0.038%) Sentinel
12 5 (0.038%) Shopify
12 5 (0.038%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4,507 (34.44%) AWS
2 2,479 (18.94%) Azure
3 1,574 (12.03%) GCP
4 624 (4.77%) Serverless
5 551 (4.21%) SaaS
6 520 (3.97%) Power Platform
7 485 (3.71%) Amazon S3
8 429 (3.28%) AWS Lambda
9 411 (3.14%) AWS CloudFormation
10 367 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
11 366 (2.80%) GitHub
12 286 (2.19%) OpenShift
13 242 (1.85%) PaaS
14 209 (1.60%) Amazon ECS
15 195 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
15 195 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
16 182 (1.39%) IaaS
17 158 (1.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 152 (1.16%) Amazon Kinesis
19 150 (1.15%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 426 (3.26%) TCP/IP
2 390 (2.98%) Firewall
3 358 (2.74%) DNS
4 245 (1.87%) HTTP
5 226 (1.73%) Internet
6 163 (1.25%) VPN
7 134 (1.02%) DHCP
8 102 (0.78%) Wireless
8 102 (0.78%) Wireshark
9 94 (0.72%) WAN
10 85 (0.65%) BGP
11 81 (0.62%) LAN
12 74 (0.57%) SSL
13 70 (0.53%) Network Security
14 58 (0.44%) OSPF
15 56 (0.43%) SMTP
16 52 (0.40%) MPLS
17 51 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
18 45 (0.34%) SAN
19 44 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,415 (10.81%) Big Data
2 1,146 (8.76%) PostgreSQL
3 983 (7.51%) SQL Server
4 936 (7.15%) Hadoop
4 936 (7.15%) NoSQL
5 826 (6.31%) MySQL
6 713 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
7 684 (5.23%) Relational Database
8 514 (3.93%) Power BI
9 508 (3.88%) MongoDB
10 418 (3.19%) Amazon Redshift
11 358 (2.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 315 (2.41%) Amazon Athena
13 305 (2.33%) Apache Hive
13 305 (2.33%) Redis
14 303 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 300 (2.29%) Amazon RDS
16 299 (2.28%) Data Lake
17 218 (1.67%) BigQuery
18 214 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1,847 (14.11%) Git (software)
2 1,767 (13.50%) Jenkins
3 848 (6.48%) JIRA
4 484 (3.70%) Selenium
5 392 (3.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 292 (2.23%) GitLab
7 269 (2.06%) TeamCity
8 264 (2.02%) Bitbucket
9 259 (1.98%) Subversion
10 232 (1.77%) Cucumber
11 213 (1.63%) Maven
12 164 (1.25%) Artifactory
13 163 (1.25%) Vagrant
14 158 (1.21%) WebDriver
15 149 (1.14%) Visual Studio
16 139 (1.06%) JUnit
17 137 (1.05%) CircleCI
18 134 (1.02%) JMeter
19 133 (1.02%) RStudio
20 127 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3,210 (24.53%) Finance
2 895 (6.84%) Front Office
3 798 (6.10%) Banking
4 604 (4.62%) Marketing
5 491 (3.75%) Retail
6 287 (2.19%) Electronics
7 279 (2.13%) Telecoms
8 277 (2.12%) Games
9 260 (1.99%) Public Sector
10 223 (1.70%) Manufacturing
11 218 (1.67%) Legal
12 179 (1.37%) Automotive
13 178 (1.36%) Law
14 163 (1.25%) Investment Banking
15 161 (1.23%) Back Office
16 143 (1.09%) Financial Institution
17 128 (0.98%) Advertising
18 98 (0.75%) Aerospace
19 60 (0.46%) Military
20 57 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3,777 (28.86%) Developer
2 1,439 (11.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,405 (10.74%) Python Developer
4 1,334 (10.19%) Software Engineer
5 936 (7.15%) Data Engineer
6 900 (6.88%) Python Engineer
7 848 (6.48%) Analyst
8 664 (5.07%) Senior Developer
9 645 (4.93%) Data Scientist
10 614 (4.69%) Java Developer
11 580 (4.43%) AWS Engineer
12 566 (4.33%) Software Developer
13 492 (3.76%) Architect
14 440 (3.36%) Junior
15 401 (3.06%) Cloud Engineer
16 346 (2.64%) Data Analyst
17 333 (2.54%) Python Software Engineer
18 305 (2.33%) C# Developer
19 293 (2.24%) Full Stack Developer
20 283 (2.16%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,293 (9.88%) Web Services
2 1,137 (8.69%) Node.js
3 1,010 (7.72%) .NET
4 1,001 (7.65%) HTML
5 985 (7.53%) React
6 916 (7.00%) CSS
7 872 (6.66%) AngularJS
8 799 (6.11%) Django
9 673 (5.14%) REST
10 639 (4.88%) Kafka
11 560 (4.28%) RESTful
12 413 (3.16%) Flask
13 386 (2.95%) HTML5
14 366 (2.80%) Natural Language Processing
15 346 (2.64%) J2EE
15 346 (2.64%) JSON
16 319 (2.44%) Spring
17 313 (2.39%) Pandas
18 298 (2.28%) TensorFlow
19 264 (2.02%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 1,193 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
2 867 (6.63%) Algorithms
3 719 (5.49%) Fixed Income
4 705 (5.39%) Derivative
5 685 (5.23%) Hedge funds
6 678 (5.18%) Greenfield Project
7 557 (4.26%) Equities
8 398 (3.04%) Data Structures
9 385 (2.94%) Public Cloud
10 376 (2.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 363 (2.77%) User Experience
12 263 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
13 262 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
14 260 (1.99%) Mobile App
15 203 (1.55%) Management Information System
16 201 (1.54%) Cloud Native
17 193 (1.47%) Data Centre
18 166 (1.27%) Equity Derivative
19 159 (1.22%) Blog
20 144 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3,435 (26.25%) Linux
2 1,418 (10.84%) Windows
3 821 (6.27%) Unix
4 323 (2.47%) CentOS
5 263 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 222 (1.70%) Android
7 218 (1.67%) Windows Server
8 189 (1.44%) Apple iOS
9 161 (1.23%) Ubuntu
10 81 (0.62%) Debian
11 56 (0.43%) VMS
12 52 (0.40%) Mac OS
13 50 (0.38%) Kali Linux
14 48 (0.37%) Solaris
15 46 (0.35%) Fedora
16 26 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
17 23 (0.18%) Mac OS X
17 23 (0.18%) Windows 10
17 23 (0.18%) Windows 7
18 20 (0.15%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,365 (33.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3,414 (26.09%) DevOps
3 3,010 (23.00%) Software Engineering
4 2,270 (17.35%) Analytics
5 1,899 (14.51%) Data Science
6 1,788 (13.66%) Machine Learning
7 1,518 (11.60%) Computer Science
8 1,368 (10.45%) Test Automation
9 1,295 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
10 1,249 (9.54%) Artificial Intelligence
11 1,238 (9.46%) Microservices
12 1,223 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
13 1,185 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
14 1,124 (8.59%) Scrum
15 1,043 (7.97%) Fintech
16 1,025 (7.83%) Mentoring
17 994 (7.60%) TDD
18 946 (7.23%) Mathematics
19 911 (6.96%) ETL
20 887 (6.78%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4,514 (34.49%) Java
2 3,913 (29.90%) SQL
3 2,975 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 2,294 (17.53%) C#
5 2,192 (16.75%) C++
6 1,695 (12.95%) Bash Shell
7 1,522 (11.63%) R
8 1,324 (10.12%) Ruby
9 1,056 (8.07%) PowerShell
10 1,033 (7.89%) Go
11 987 (7.54%) C
12 925 (7.07%) PHP
13 915 (6.99%) Scala
14 677 (5.17%) Perl
15 402 (3.07%) Shell Script
16 369 (2.82%) TypeScript
17 334 (2.55%) MATLAB
18 274 (2.09%) Kotlin
19 207 (1.58%) VBA
20 170 (1.30%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2,052 (15.68%) Degree
2 627 (4.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 586 (4.48%) Security Cleared
4 412 (3.15%) PhD
5 305 (2.33%) SC Cleared
6 262 (2.00%) DV Cleared
7 146 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
8 135 (1.03%) Master's Degree
9 98 (0.75%) AWS Certification
10 92 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
11 89 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
12 84 (0.64%) ISTQB
13 81 (0.62%) CCNP
14 78 (0.60%) CISSP
15 75 (0.57%) CCNA
16 72 (0.55%) OSCP
17 54 (0.41%) CCIE
18 53 (0.41%) CREST Certified
19 50 (0.38%) Postgraduate
20 47 (0.36%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 732 (5.59%) QA
2 205 (1.57%) Data Quality
3 126 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 84 (0.64%) GDPR
5 59 (0.45%) GAAP
6 46 (0.35%) SLA
7 40 (0.31%) PCI DSS
8 30 (0.23%) MiFID
9 27 (0.21%) NIST
10 25 (0.19%) ISO 9001
11 23 (0.18%) EMIR
12 21 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 18 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
13 18 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
14 10 (0.076%) IFRS
14 10 (0.076%) IFRS 9
15 9 (0.069%) HIPAA
15 9 (0.069%) ISO 22301
16 7 (0.053%) Basel II
16 7 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2,870 (21.93%) Docker
2 305 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 255 (1.95%) Active Directory
4 139 (1.06%) Firmware
5 92 (0.70%) HDFS
6 89 (0.68%) VirtualBox
7 87 (0.66%) Hyper-V
8 85 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
9 76 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 50 (0.38%) Apache Flume
10 50 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
11 47 (0.36%) NFS
12 45 (0.34%) KVM
12 45 (0.34%) Xen
13 43 (0.33%) vSphere
14 30 (0.23%) XenApp
15 28 (0.21%) Samba
16 26 (0.20%) XenDesktop
17 24 (0.18%) VMware NSX
18 21 (0.16%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2,151 (16.44%) Kubernetes
2 1,902 (14.53%) Ansible
3 1,580 (12.07%) Terraform
4 1,166 (8.91%) Puppet
5 813 (6.21%) Opscode Chef
6 225 (1.72%) Grafana
7 223 (1.70%) Packer
8 204 (1.56%) Prometheus
9 177 (1.35%) Nagios
10 173 (1.32%) Salt
11 159 (1.22%) Docker Swarm
12 100 (0.76%) Kibana
13 96 (0.73%) ZABBIX
14 92 (0.70%) Consul
15 82 (0.63%) Oozie
16 74 (0.57%) Rancher
17 67 (0.51%) Graphite
18 58 (0.44%) Nessus
19 51 (0.39%) logstash
20 48 (0.37%) Istio
Vendors
1 1,045 (7.99%) Google
2 851 (6.50%) Microsoft
3 764 (5.84%) Oracle
4 644 (4.92%) Tableau
5 387 (2.96%) VMware
6 385 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 265 (2.03%) Splunk
8 219 (1.67%) Bloomberg
9 194 (1.48%) Atlassian
10 187 (1.43%) Cisco
11 172 (1.31%) SAP
12 162 (1.24%) Informatica
13 145 (1.11%) IBM
14 136 (1.04%) Talend
15 124 (0.95%) Databricks
16 115 (0.88%) Cloudera
16 115 (0.88%) Teradata
17 112 (0.86%) Alteryx
18 111 (0.85%) Hortonworks
19 91 (0.70%) Reuters