Period
to 25 April 2018

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

Python
UK > England
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 25 35
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10 +32
Permanent jobs citing Python 15,093 11,966 11,848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 9.11% 7.46% 6.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.17% 13.64% 11.74%
Number of salaries quoted 12,341 10,286 10,137
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +1.85% +8.00%

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 93,322 87,736 100,884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.35% 54.73% 52.40%
Number of salaries quoted 78,894 75,661 88,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 25 April 2018.

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 25 April 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
London +4 7,963 £67,500 +8.00% 1,284
South East +12 2,552 £50,000 +5.26% 336
East of England +10 1,627 £52,500 +16.67% 283
North of England +4 1,447 £50,000 +5.26% 240
South West +15 914 £50,000 +20.48% 191
North West +9 829 £50,000 +5.26% 120
Midlands +5 563 £45,000 +5.88% 138
Yorkshire +8 557 £50,000 0.00% 99
West Midlands +27 331 £45,000 +5.88% 103
East Midlands -6 229 £50,000 +25.00% 34
North East -28 62 £42,250 +20.71% 21
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 England region with a requirement for Python.

1 6,081 (40.29%) Java
2 5,809 (38.49%) Linux
3 4,908 (32.52%) Agile Software Development
4 4,238 (28.08%) Amazon AWS
5 3,902 (25.85%) DevOps
6 3,896 (25.81%) SQL
7 3,318 (21.98%) JavaScript
8 3,264 (21.63%) C++
9 3,072 (20.35%) Software Engineering
10 2,843 (18.84%) Degree
11 2,793 (18.51%) Finance
12 2,732 (18.10%) Ruby
13 2,655 (17.59%) Docker
14 2,624 (17.39%) C#
15 2,573 (17.05%) Bash Shell
16 2,565 (16.99%) Machine Learning
17 2,322 (15.38%) Ansible
18 2,312 (15.32%) Computer Science
19 2,278 (15.09%) Big Data
20 2,235 (14.81%) Jenkins
21 2,145 (14.21%) Puppet
22 2,037 (13.50%) Analytics
23 2,025 (13.42%) Data Science
24 1,984 (13.15%) Continuous Integration
25 1,981 (13.13%) Perl
26 1,932 (12.80%) Git (software)
27 1,802 (11.94%) Windows
28 1,796 (11.90%) Mathematics
29 1,784 (11.82%) Microsoft Azure
30 1,767 (11.71%) Opscode Chef

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 1,567 (10.38%) Apache Spark
2 777 (5.15%) Apache
3 761 (5.04%) Elasticsearch
4 410 (2.72%) SAS
5 394 (2.61%) nginx
6 358 (2.37%) Tomcat
7 316 (2.09%) OpenStack
8 312 (2.07%) Confluence
9 154 (1.02%) Apache Pig
10 151 (1.00%) Apache Solr
11 119 (0.79%) WebSphere
12 99 (0.66%) CMS
13 93 (0.62%) JBoss
14 92 (0.61%) IIS
15 71 (0.47%) SharePoint
16 70 (0.46%) CloudStack
16 70 (0.46%) Jetty
16 70 (0.46%) WebLogic
16 70 (0.46%) WordPress
17 65 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 225 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 131 (0.87%) SPSS
3 64 (0.42%) Chatbot
4 63 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
5 45 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 37 (0.25%) MS Visio
7 28 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 17 (0.11%) Maya
8 17 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 14 (0.093%) Weka
10 12 (0.080%) GNU Octave
11 11 (0.073%) Adobe Illustrator
11 11 (0.073%) HipChat
11 11 (0.073%) Stata
12 9 (0.060%) Mathematica
13 8 (0.053%) Houdini
14 7 (0.046%) Simulink
15 6 (0.040%) NUKE
16 4 (0.027%) Blender
17 3 (0.020%) InVision
Business Applications
1 33 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
2 32 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 26 (0.17%) Magento
4 23 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
5 19 (0.13%) thinkFolio
6 13 (0.086%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 12 (0.080%) Summit
8 10 (0.066%) Oracle EBS
8 10 (0.066%) Shopify
9 9 (0.060%) RMDS
9 9 (0.060%) SAP ERP
10 8 (0.053%) Documaker
10 8 (0.053%) Relativity
10 8 (0.053%) Rolfe and Nolan
10 8 (0.053%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 7 (0.046%) R3 Corda
12 6 (0.040%) Oracle Applications
13 5 (0.033%) MetaTrader
13 5 (0.033%) WebTrends
14 4 (0.027%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4,238 (28.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1,784 (11.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 698 (4.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 577 (3.82%) SaaS
5 497 (3.29%) AWS CloudFormation
6 463 (3.07%) GitHub
7 433 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
8 340 (2.25%) Amazon S3
9 316 (2.09%) IaaS
10 306 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
11 302 (2.00%) PaaS
12 294 (1.95%) Serverless
13 223 (1.48%) OpenShift
14 221 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
15 142 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 140 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
17 117 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
18 114 (0.76%) Amazon Kinesis
18 114 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 91 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 639 (4.23%) TCP/IP
2 558 (3.70%) Firewall
3 539 (3.57%) DNS
4 433 (2.87%) HTTP
5 421 (2.79%) Internet
6 283 (1.88%) VPN
7 249 (1.65%) WAN
8 216 (1.43%) DHCP
9 211 (1.40%) Network Security
10 208 (1.38%) SSL
11 185 (1.23%) Wireless
12 174 (1.15%) BGP
13 173 (1.15%) LAN
14 132 (0.87%) OSPF
15 128 (0.85%) SNMP
16 110 (0.73%) SMTP
17 97 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
18 90 (0.60%) MPLS
19 89 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
19 89 (0.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,278 (15.09%) Big Data
2 1,535 (10.17%) Hadoop
3 1,494 (9.90%) MySQL
4 1,437 (9.52%) NoSQL
5 1,105 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
6 1,034 (6.85%) MongoDB
7 891 (5.90%) SQL Server
8 820 (5.43%) Relational Database
9 621 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
10 564 (3.74%) Apache Hive
11 461 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
12 407 (2.70%) Redis
13 324 (2.15%) HBase
14 322 (2.13%) RDBMS
15 293 (1.94%) Data Mining
16 268 (1.78%) Power BI
17 257 (1.70%) Amazon Redshift
18 218 (1.44%) Blockchain
19 211 (1.40%) Impala
20 190 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2,235 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 1,932 (12.80%) Git (software)
3 809 (5.36%) JIRA
4 694 (4.60%) Selenium
5 502 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 448 (2.97%) Subversion
7 437 (2.90%) Maven
8 416 (2.76%) Cucumber
9 401 (2.66%) TeamCity
10 309 (2.05%) Vagrant
11 252 (1.67%) WebDriver
12 245 (1.62%) Sonatype Nexus
13 240 (1.59%) JUnit
14 191 (1.27%) Bitbucket
15 186 (1.23%) Gradle
16 184 (1.22%) JMeter
17 180 (1.19%) GitLab
18 164 (1.09%) Visual Studio
19 152 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
20 151 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2,793 (18.51%) Finance
2 758 (5.02%) Banking
3 752 (4.98%) Retail
4 617 (4.09%) Marketing
5 519 (3.44%) Telecoms
6 436 (2.89%) Games
7 390 (2.58%) Front Office
8 312 (2.07%) Electronics
9 278 (1.84%) Investment Banking
10 264 (1.75%) Advertising
11 215 (1.42%) Manufacturing
12 170 (1.13%) Financial Institution
13 140 (0.93%) Law
14 132 (0.87%) Legal
15 125 (0.83%) Publishing
16 73 (0.48%) Automotive
17 66 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
18 61 (0.40%) Back Office
19 60 (0.40%) Aerospace
20 27 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4,556 (30.19%) Developer
2 1,905 (12.62%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,522 (10.08%) Python Developer
4 1,459 (9.67%) Software Engineer
5 937 (6.21%) Data Scientist
6 825 (5.47%) Java Developer
7 814 (5.39%) Python Engineer
8 795 (5.27%) Linux Engineer
9 769 (5.10%) Software Developer
10 750 (4.97%) Senior Developer
11 715 (4.74%) Analyst
12 666 (4.41%) AWS Engineer
13 643 (4.26%) Data Engineer
14 566 (3.75%) Cloud Engineer
15 524 (3.47%) Architect
16 512 (3.39%) AWS DevOps
17 500 (3.31%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 487 (3.23%) Graduate
19 468 (3.10%) Junior
20 427 (2.83%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,496 (9.91%) HTML
2 1,339 (8.87%) Web Services
3 1,258 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 1,239 (8.21%) CSS
5 1,159 (7.68%) .NET
6 1,078 (7.14%) Node.js
7 1,054 (6.98%) Django
8 877 (5.81%) React
9 742 (4.92%) REST
10 689 (4.57%) Kafka
11 670 (4.44%) RESTful
12 605 (4.01%) Natural Language Processing
13 530 (3.51%) Spring
14 501 (3.32%) jQuery
15 481 (3.19%) HTML5
16 453 (3.00%) JSON
17 432 (2.86%) XML
18 390 (2.58%) TensorFlow
19 386 (2.56%) LAMP
20 364 (2.41%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 2,312 (15.32%) Computer Science
2 1,501 (9.95%) Algorithms
3 1,259 (8.34%) Analytical Skills
4 990 (6.56%) Fintech
5 550 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
6 495 (3.28%) User Experience
7 417 (2.76%) Data Centre
8 415 (2.75%) Public Cloud
9 372 (2.46%) Data Structures
10 366 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
11 337 (2.23%) Mobile App
12 322 (2.13%) Hedge funds
13 277 (1.84%) Linux Command Line
14 242 (1.60%) Equities
15 239 (1.58%) Management Information System
16 195 (1.29%) Private Cloud
17 186 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 183 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
19 177 (1.17%) Fixed Income
20 174 (1.15%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5,809 (38.49%) Linux
2 1,802 (11.94%) Windows
3 1,494 (9.90%) Unix
4 475 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 453 (3.00%) CentOS
6 319 (2.11%) Android
7 288 (1.91%) Ubuntu
8 238 (1.58%) Windows Server
9 232 (1.54%) Apple iOS
10 204 (1.35%) Debian
11 96 (0.64%) CoreOS
12 88 (0.58%) Mac OS X
13 81 (0.54%) Solaris
14 68 (0.45%) Mac OS
15 62 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
16 53 (0.35%) AIX
17 40 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
18 38 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
19 29 (0.19%) Robot Operating System
20 28 (0.19%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,908 (32.52%) Agile Software Development
2 3,902 (25.85%) DevOps
3 3,072 (20.35%) Software Engineering
4 2,565 (16.99%) Machine Learning
5 2,037 (13.50%) Analytics
6 2,025 (13.42%) Data Science
7 1,984 (13.15%) Continuous Integration
8 1,796 (11.90%) Mathematics
9 1,679 (11.12%) Test Automation
10 1,648 (10.92%) TDD
11 1,630 (10.80%) Problem-Solving
12 1,486 (9.85%) Scrum
13 1,460 (9.67%) Configuration Management
14 1,402 (9.29%) Open Source
15 1,257 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
16 1,104 (7.31%) OO
17 1,069 (7.08%) Microservices
18 840 (5.57%) Mentoring
19 824 (5.46%) BDD
20 817 (5.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6,081 (40.29%) Java
2 3,896 (25.81%) SQL
3 3,318 (21.98%) JavaScript
4 3,264 (21.63%) C++
5 2,732 (18.10%) Ruby
6 2,624 (17.39%) C#
7 2,573 (17.05%) Bash Shell
8 1,981 (13.13%) Perl
9 1,702 (11.28%) C
10 1,581 (10.48%) R
11 1,565 (10.37%) Scala
12 1,554 (10.30%) PHP
13 1,129 (7.48%) PowerShell
14 794 (5.26%) Go
15 680 (4.51%) Shell Script
16 555 (3.68%) MATLAB
17 237 (1.57%) Java 8
18 221 (1.46%) Groovy
19 182 (1.21%) VBA
20 181 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2,843 (18.84%) Degree
2 993 (6.58%) PhD
3 805 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 546 (3.62%) Security Cleared
5 267 (1.77%) SC Cleared
6 244 (1.62%) Numerate Degree
7 232 (1.54%) Master's Degree
8 207 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
9 200 (1.33%) DV Cleared
10 175 (1.16%) CCNP
11 166 (1.10%) AWS Certification
12 103 (0.68%) CISSP
12 103 (0.68%) ISTQB
13 90 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
14 76 (0.50%) CCNA
15 63 (0.42%) ISEB
16 59 (0.39%) MCSE
17 56 (0.37%) RHCE
18 55 (0.36%) OSCP
19 54 (0.36%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 862 (5.71%) QA
2 202 (1.34%) GCP
3 120 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 107 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 107 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 84 (0.56%) GDPR
6 66 (0.44%) SLA
7 21 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 15 (0.099%) HIPAA
9 14 (0.093%) MiFID
10 12 (0.080%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 11 (0.073%) GPG13
12 10 (0.066%) Cyber Essentials
12 10 (0.066%) Disclosure Scotland
12 10 (0.066%) ISO 14001
12 10 (0.066%) JTAG
13 9 (0.060%) COBIT
13 9 (0.060%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 9 (0.060%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 9 (0.060%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2,655 (17.59%) Docker
2 448 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 232 (1.54%) HDFS
4 208 (1.38%) Active Directory
5 136 (0.90%) vSphere
6 127 (0.84%) Apache Flume
7 126 (0.83%) Hyper-V
8 122 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
9 112 (0.74%) Firmware
10 85 (0.56%) KVM
11 57 (0.38%) VirtualBox
12 48 (0.32%) iptables
12 48 (0.32%) Xen
13 47 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
14 43 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 43 (0.28%) NFS
15 42 (0.28%) VMware NSX
16 37 (0.25%) Ceph
17 34 (0.23%) LXC
18 33 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2,322 (15.38%) Ansible
2 2,145 (14.21%) Puppet
3 1,767 (11.71%) Opscode Chef
4 1,361 (9.02%) Kubernetes
5 995 (6.59%) Terraform
6 461 (3.05%) Nagios
7 296 (1.96%) Salt
8 199 (1.32%) Packer
9 163 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
10 132 (0.87%) Hadoop YARN
10 132 (0.87%) Kibana
11 129 (0.85%) logstash
12 121 (0.80%) Prometheus
13 114 (0.76%) ZABBIX
14 98 (0.65%) Grafana
15 93 (0.62%) Mesos
16 92 (0.61%) Graphite
17 83 (0.55%) HAProxy
18 71 (0.47%) Consul
19 70 (0.46%) Rancher
Vendors
1 1,054 (6.98%) Google
2 957 (6.34%) Oracle
3 853 (5.65%) Microsoft
4 694 (4.60%) VMware
5 596 (3.95%) Red Hat
6 516 (3.42%) Tableau
7 393 (2.60%) Cisco
8 357 (2.37%) Splunk
9 276 (1.83%) Cloudera
10 202 (1.34%) SAP
11 190 (1.26%) Atlassian
12 189 (1.25%) IBM
13 167 (1.11%) SaltStack
14 165 (1.09%) New Relic
15 164 (1.09%) WorldPay
16 143 (0.95%) Hortonworks
17 132 (0.87%) AppDynamics
18 124 (0.82%) Capita
19 121 (0.80%) Sybase
20 114 (0.76%) Sophos