Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > England
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 14 19
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Python 7,159 14,421 15,193
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 15.76% 11.48% 9.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.56% 21.40% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6,855 12,161 12,696
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,816 £35,000
90th Percentile £110,850 £100,000 £95,000
UK 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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 26,956 67,374 84,923
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 59.35% 53.62% 55.70%
Number of salaries quoted 23,094 55,890 71,081
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in England

Python
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python in England.

Salary trend for Python in England

Python
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python in England over the 6 months to 27 October 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 27 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
London +2 4,332 £75,000 +3.45% 894
South East +6 866 £55,000 +4.76% 206
North of England +7 773 £55,000 +6.80% 227
South West +1 469 £50,000 - 136
Midlands +29 369 £50,000 - 119
North West +12 359 £55,000 - 130
Yorkshire +6 353 £55,000 +10.00% 78
East of England +7 276 £55,000 +4.76% 139
West Midlands +27 272 £50,000 - 85
East Midlands +28 94 £42,500 -15.00% 34
North East +17 61 £47,500 +5.56% 19
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for Python.

1 2,940 (41.07%) AWS
2 2,362 (32.99%) Java
3 2,306 (32.21%) Agile Software Development
4 2,147 (29.99%) DevOps
5 2,038 (28.47%) SQL
6 1,854 (25.90%) Finance
7 1,830 (25.56%) JavaScript
8 1,690 (23.61%) Linux
9 1,635 (22.84%) Docker
9 1,635 (22.84%) Azure
10 1,626 (22.71%) Software Engineering
11 1,345 (18.79%) Kubernetes
12 1,084 (15.14%) C#
13 1,048 (14.64%) GCP
14 1,006 (14.05%) Terraform
15 973 (13.59%) Jenkins
16 958 (13.38%) Ansible
17 893 (12.47%) Machine Learning
18 889 (12.42%) C++
19 877 (12.25%) Degree
19 877 (12.25%) Git (software)
20 876 (12.24%) Analytics
21 842 (11.76%) Web Services
22 812 (11.34%) Microservices
23 792 (11.06%) Node.js
24 762 (10.64%) React
25 713 (9.96%) Data Science
26 712 (9.95%) Fintech
27 705 (9.85%) Serverless
28 700 (9.78%) Hedge funds

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
1 417 (5.82%) Apache Spark
2 317 (4.43%) Apache
3 258 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
4 177 (2.47%) Confluence
5 83 (1.16%) SAS
6 66 (0.92%) Apache Airflow
7 64 (0.89%) nginx
8 42 (0.59%) OpenStack
9 36 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
9 36 (0.50%) Jupyter
10 33 (0.46%) Tomcat
11 32 (0.45%) IIS
12 28 (0.39%) CMS
12 28 (0.39%) Skype for Business
13 26 (0.36%) SharePoint
14 25 (0.35%) WebLogic
14 25 (0.35%) WebSphere
15 22 (0.31%) WordPress
16 18 (0.25%) JBoss
17 17 (0.24%) Luigi
Applications
1 129 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.18%) Chatbot
5 11 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.11%) SPSS
7 6 (0.084%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.070%) Blender
8 5 (0.070%) Maya
8 5 (0.070%) Simulink
8 5 (0.070%) Sketch
9 4 (0.056%) Figma
10 2 (0.028%) EViews
10 2 (0.028%) GNU Octave
10 2 (0.028%) OrCAD
10 2 (0.028%) SPSS Modeler
10 2 (0.028%) Stata
10 2 (0.028%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 98 (1.37%) Markit EDM
2 96 (1.34%) Eagle PACE
3 72 (1.01%) PolarLake
4 21 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
5 18 (0.25%) Magento
6 10 (0.14%) Odoo
7 9 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (0.13%) FINCAD Analytics
8 8 (0.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 8 (0.11%) Sentinel
9 7 (0.098%) Payment Gateway
9 7 (0.098%) Shopify
10 5 (0.070%) Distributed Ledger
11 4 (0.056%) Front Arena
12 3 (0.042%) Actimize
12 3 (0.042%) MoSes
12 3 (0.042%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 3 (0.042%) SAP Business One
12 3 (0.042%) WebTrends
13 2 (0.028%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2,940 (41.07%) AWS
2 1,635 (22.84%) Azure
3 1,048 (14.64%) GCP
4 705 (9.85%) Serverless
5 563 (7.86%) AWS Lambda
6 399 (5.57%) SaaS
7 351 (4.90%) Power Platform
8 328 (4.58%) Amazon S3
9 284 (3.97%) Amazon EC2
10 277 (3.87%) GitHub
11 271 (3.79%) AWS CloudFormation
12 225 (3.14%) PaaS
13 209 (2.92%) IaaS
14 182 (2.54%) Amazon ECS
15 150 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
16 102 (1.42%) OpenShift
17 97 (1.35%) Office 365
18 95 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 89 (1.24%) Amazon Kinesis
20 86 (1.20%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 225 (3.14%) Firewall
2 193 (2.70%) DNS
3 174 (2.43%) TCP/IP
4 124 (1.73%) HTTP
5 111 (1.55%) Internet
6 102 (1.42%) Network Security
7 96 (1.34%) VPN
8 92 (1.29%) Wireless
9 87 (1.22%) BGP
10 83 (1.16%) OSPF
11 69 (0.96%) Skype
12 65 (0.91%) SNMP
13 60 (0.84%) MPLS
14 56 (0.78%) WAN
15 52 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
16 51 (0.71%) DHCP
17 50 (0.70%) LAN
18 45 (0.63%) Wireshark
19 44 (0.61%) Multicast
20 41 (0.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 646 (9.02%) PostgreSQL
2 619 (8.65%) Big Data
3 599 (8.37%) NoSQL
4 546 (7.63%) SQL Server
5 456 (6.37%) MySQL
6 393 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
7 358 (5.00%) MongoDB
8 340 (4.75%) Hadoop
9 314 (4.39%) Power BI
10 301 (4.20%) Relational Database
11 244 (3.41%) Tableau
12 240 (3.35%) Data Lake
13 237 (3.31%) Amazon Redshift
14 227 (3.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 163 (2.28%) Redis
16 152 (2.12%) Apache Hive
17 139 (1.94%) BigQuery
18 131 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 126 (1.76%) Amazon RDS
20 102 (1.42%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 973 (13.59%) Jenkins
2 877 (12.25%) Git (software)
3 380 (5.31%) JIRA
4 312 (4.36%) GitLab
5 237 (3.31%) Selenium
6 142 (1.98%) TeamCity
7 140 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 126 (1.76%) Cucumber
9 125 (1.75%) Artifactory
10 99 (1.38%) Bitbucket
11 91 (1.27%) Subversion
12 86 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
13 77 (1.08%) Maven
14 64 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
15 63 (0.88%) Visual Studio
16 56 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
17 54 (0.75%) Gradle
18 52 (0.73%) CircleCI
19 50 (0.70%) Appium
19 50 (0.70%) JUnit
General
1 1,854 (25.90%) Finance
2 625 (8.73%) Front Office
3 487 (6.80%) Banking
4 200 (2.79%) Marketing
5 198 (2.77%) Games
6 197 (2.75%) Back Office
7 177 (2.47%) Public Sector
8 169 (2.36%) Law
9 163 (2.28%) Investment Banking
10 159 (2.22%) Retail
11 125 (1.75%) Telecoms
12 116 (1.62%) Advertising
13 92 (1.29%) Manufacturing
14 89 (1.24%) Electronics
15 45 (0.63%) Financial Institution
16 32 (0.45%) Aerospace
17 26 (0.36%) Legal
17 26 (0.36%) Publishing
18 20 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
19 16 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2,187 (30.55%) Developer
2 1,018 (14.22%) Python Developer
3 904 (12.63%) Software Engineer
4 866 (12.10%) DevOps Engineer
5 746 (10.42%) Python Engineer
6 564 (7.88%) Data Engineer
7 457 (6.38%) AWS Engineer
8 413 (5.77%) Senior Developer
9 365 (5.10%) Analyst
10 317 (4.43%) Python Software Engineer
11 316 (4.41%) Architect
12 295 (4.12%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 268 (3.74%) AWS DevOps
14 265 (3.70%) Data Scientist
15 251 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
16 238 (3.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 233 (3.25%) Java Developer
18 203 (2.84%) Software Developer
19 192 (2.68%) Senior Python Developer
20 186 (2.60%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 842 (11.76%) Web Services
2 792 (11.06%) Node.js
3 762 (10.64%) React
4 674 (9.41%) AngularJS
5 562 (7.85%) .NET
6 517 (7.22%) Django
7 430 (6.01%) Vue.js
8 422 (5.89%) HTML
9 404 (5.64%) Kafka
10 352 (4.92%) REST
11 346 (4.83%) CSS
12 312 (4.36%) Flask
13 239 (3.34%) RESTful
14 214 (2.99%) Pandas
15 187 (2.61%) NumPy
16 170 (2.37%) Natural Language Processing
17 164 (2.29%) Spring
18 163 (2.28%) TensorFlow
19 159 (2.22%) .NET Core
20 153 (2.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 700 (9.78%) Hedge funds
2 541 (7.56%) Fixed Income
3 503 (7.03%) Derivative
4 453 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
5 426 (5.95%) Equities
6 387 (5.41%) Algorithms
7 364 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
8 292 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 191 (2.67%) Public Cloud
10 185 (2.58%) Mobile App
11 176 (2.46%) Cloud Native
12 142 (1.98%) Data Structures
13 141 (1.97%) Management Information System
14 133 (1.86%) Data Centre
15 129 (1.80%) User Experience
16 109 (1.52%) Reference Data
17 102 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
18 90 (1.26%) Blog
19 75 (1.05%) Credit Derivative
20 69 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1,690 (23.61%) Linux
2 551 (7.70%) Windows
3 387 (5.41%) Unix
4 210 (2.93%) CentOS
5 199 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 136 (1.90%) Android
7 105 (1.47%) Windows Server
8 101 (1.41%) Ubuntu
9 89 (1.24%) Apple iOS
10 42 (0.59%) Mac OS X
11 41 (0.57%) Debian
12 28 (0.39%) Windows 10
13 25 (0.35%) Mac OS
14 20 (0.28%) Fedora
14 20 (0.28%) VMS
15 19 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
16 18 (0.25%) Solaris
17 12 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
18 11 (0.15%) Robot Operating System
19 10 (0.14%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,306 (32.21%) Agile Software Development
2 2,147 (29.99%) DevOps
3 1,626 (22.71%) Software Engineering
4 893 (12.47%) Machine Learning
5 876 (12.24%) Analytics
6 812 (11.34%) Microservices
7 713 (9.96%) Data Science
8 712 (9.95%) Fintech
9 691 (9.65%) Asset Management
10 690 (9.64%) Computer Science
11 620 (8.66%) Test Automation
12 619 (8.65%) TDD
13 604 (8.44%) Artificial Intelligence
14 537 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
15 533 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
16 503 (7.03%) Mentoring
17 491 (6.86%) Scrum
18 487 (6.80%) Open Source
19 458 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
20 454 (6.34%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 2,362 (32.99%) Java
2 2,038 (28.47%) SQL
3 1,830 (25.56%) JavaScript
4 1,084 (15.14%) C#
5 889 (12.42%) C++
6 699 (9.76%) Bash Shell
7 687 (9.60%) Go
8 640 (8.94%) R
9 615 (8.59%) PowerShell
10 564 (7.88%) Ruby
11 383 (5.35%) C
12 382 (5.34%) Scala
13 378 (5.28%) PHP
14 344 (4.81%) Perl
15 276 (3.86%) TypeScript
16 255 (3.56%) Shell Script
17 233 (3.25%) Kotlin
18 106 (1.48%) MATLAB
19 87 (1.22%) Groovy
19 87 (1.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 877 (12.25%) Degree
2 303 (4.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 294 (4.11%) Security Cleared
4 197 (2.75%) SC Cleared
5 180 (2.51%) PhD
6 118 (1.65%) AWS Certification
7 101 (1.41%) DV Cleared
8 85 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
9 77 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
10 70 (0.98%) Master's Degree
11 61 (0.85%) CCNP
12 56 (0.78%) Sun Certification
13 54 (0.75%) ISTQB
14 43 (0.60%) CISSP
15 42 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
16 41 (0.57%) CCIE
17 34 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
18 33 (0.46%) ISEB
19 32 (0.45%) CCNA
19 32 (0.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 280 (3.91%) QA
2 56 (0.78%) NIST
3 55 (0.77%) GDPR
4 53 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 50 (0.70%) SLA
6 39 (0.54%) Data Quality
7 23 (0.32%) PCI DSS
8 21 (0.29%) PMO
9 15 (0.21%) MiFID
10 14 (0.20%) NIST 800
11 11 (0.15%) COBIT
12 10 (0.14%) EMIR
13 9 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
14 6 (0.084%) ISO 22301
14 6 (0.084%) ISO 9001
15 4 (0.056%) HIPAA
15 4 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 4 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 3 (0.042%) ISO 26262
16 3 (0.042%) UCITS
System Software
1 1,635 (22.84%) Docker
2 167 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 146 (2.04%) Active Directory
4 61 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 56 (0.78%) HDFS
6 37 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
7 27 (0.38%) Firmware
8 21 (0.29%) KVM
9 18 (0.25%) Xen
10 16 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 15 (0.21%) Ceph
11 15 (0.21%) VirtualBox
12 12 (0.17%) VMware NSX
13 10 (0.14%) GlusterFS
13 10 (0.14%) RHEV
14 9 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
14 9 (0.13%) vSphere
15 8 (0.11%) Apache Flume
15 8 (0.11%) LXC
16 6 (0.084%) DRBD
Systems Management
1 1,345 (18.79%) Kubernetes
2 1,006 (14.05%) Terraform
3 958 (13.38%) Ansible
4 553 (7.72%) Puppet
5 307 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
6 189 (2.64%) Grafana
7 129 (1.80%) Prometheus
8 91 (1.27%) Nagios
9 52 (0.73%) Graphite
10 44 (0.61%) Kibana
10 44 (0.61%) Packer
11 39 (0.54%) SCCM
12 33 (0.46%) ZABBIX
13 31 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
14 29 (0.41%) Salt
15 28 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
16 23 (0.32%) Rancher
17 21 (0.29%) Consul
17 21 (0.29%) logstash
18 17 (0.24%) Control-M
Vendors
1 531 (7.42%) Google
2 525 (7.33%) Microsoft
3 307 (4.29%) Oracle
4 233 (3.25%) VMware
5 165 (2.30%) Splunk
6 160 (2.23%) Databricks
6 160 (2.23%) Red Hat
7 144 (2.01%) Bloomberg
8 126 (1.76%) Cisco
9 80 (1.12%) Cloudera
10 78 (1.09%) SAP
11 71 (0.99%) Atlassian
11 71 (0.99%) IBM
12 68 (0.95%) New Relic
13 60 (0.84%) Informatica
14 56 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
15 55 (0.77%) ServiceNow
16 51 (0.71%) Talend
17 49 (0.68%) Palo Alto
18 47 (0.66%) SaltStack