Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 26 40
Rank change year-on-year +6 +14 +29
Permanent jobs citing Python 14,033 11,751 11,220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.61% 7.04% 5.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.45% 13.21% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 11,733 10,249 9,661
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 90,814 88,923 102,818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.73% 53.26% 52.35%
Number of salaries quoted 76,233 76,982 89,208
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +3 7,555 £65,000 +8.33% 1,395
South East +14 2,446 £50,000 - 359
East of England +15 1,382 £50,000 +5.26% 310
North of England +10 1,241 £50,000 +17.65% 235
South West +7 750 £48,500 +7.78% 130
North West +6 698 £50,000 +17.65% 142
Midlands +13 645 £42,500 -0.62% 106
Yorkshire +18 494 £50,000 +17.65% 84
West Midlands +1 353 £40,000 -6.46% 61
East Midlands +13 301 £45,000 +5.88% 44
North East -31 50 £40,000 +14.29% 9
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Python.

1 5,907 (42.09%) Java
2 5,368 (38.25%) Linux
3 4,701 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3,712 (26.45%) SQL
5 3,457 (24.63%) Amazon AWS
6 3,295 (23.48%) DevOps
7 3,141 (22.38%) JavaScript
8 3,104 (22.12%) C++
9 2,819 (20.09%) Software Engineering
10 2,803 (19.97%) Degree
11 2,766 (19.71%) Finance
12 2,593 (18.48%) Ruby
13 2,397 (17.08%) C#
14 2,382 (16.97%) Bash Shell
15 2,304 (16.42%) Computer Science
16 2,225 (15.86%) Docker
17 2,136 (15.22%) Machine Learning
18 2,048 (14.59%) Perl
19 2,042 (14.55%) Ansible
20 2,014 (14.35%) Puppet
21 1,981 (14.12%) Jenkins
22 1,929 (13.75%) Big Data
23 1,842 (13.13%) Analytics
24 1,806 (12.87%) Git (software)
25 1,715 (12.22%) Windows
26 1,668 (11.89%) Continuous Integration
27 1,644 (11.72%) Opscode Chef
28 1,617 (11.52%) Mathematics
29 1,594 (11.36%) HTML
30 1,545 (11.01%) Test Automation

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 1,286 (9.16%) Apache Spark
2 719 (5.12%) Apache
3 666 (4.75%) Elasticsearch
4 418 (2.98%) OpenStack
5 409 (2.91%) SAS
6 406 (2.89%) nginx
7 363 (2.59%) Tomcat
8 354 (2.52%) Confluence
9 153 (1.09%) Apache Pig
10 132 (0.94%) IIS
11 122 (0.87%) Apache Solr
12 115 (0.82%) WebSphere
13 99 (0.71%) JBoss
14 96 (0.68%) CMS
15 92 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
16 79 (0.56%) Jetty
16 79 (0.56%) SharePoint
17 64 (0.46%) CloudStack
18 62 (0.44%) WebLogic
19 46 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 189 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 142 (1.01%) SPSS
3 75 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
4 37 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 33 (0.24%) Chatbot
6 26 (0.19%) MS Visio
7 24 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 17 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 14 (0.100%) Mathematica
9 14 (0.100%) Maya
10 13 (0.093%) HipChat
11 11 (0.078%) GNU Octave
11 11 (0.078%) Stata
12 9 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
12 9 (0.064%) Simulink
12 9 (0.064%) Weka
13 7 (0.050%) FrameMaker
14 6 (0.043%) InDesign
15 5 (0.036%) S-PLUS
16 4 (0.029%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 36 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.14%) Magento
3 17 (0.12%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 15 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
5 14 (0.100%) SAP ERP
6 10 (0.071%) Payment Gateway
7 9 (0.064%) Odoo
7 9 (0.064%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (0.064%) Teamcenter
8 7 (0.050%) RMDS
8 7 (0.050%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 6 (0.043%) Eikon
9 6 (0.043%) R3 Corda
9 6 (0.043%) Relativity
9 6 (0.043%) Shopify
9 6 (0.043%) WebTrends
10 5 (0.036%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 5 (0.036%) ION MarketView
10 5 (0.036%) NetSuite
10 5 (0.036%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3,457 (24.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1,371 (9.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 532 (3.79%) SaaS
4 498 (3.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 356 (2.54%) GitHub
6 314 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
7 309 (2.20%) AWS CloudFormation
8 271 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
9 254 (1.81%) PaaS
10 215 (1.53%) Amazon S3
11 206 (1.47%) IaaS
12 154 (1.10%) OpenShift
13 140 (1.00%) Serverless
14 98 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
15 93 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 93 (0.66%) Amazon Kinesis
16 87 (0.62%) Amazon EMR
16 87 (0.62%) Office 365
17 78 (0.56%) Google Analytics
18 75 (0.53%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 627 (4.47%) TCP/IP
2 489 (3.48%) Firewall
3 439 (3.13%) DNS
4 392 (2.79%) HTTP
5 359 (2.56%) Internet
6 286 (2.04%) VPN
7 229 (1.63%) Wireless
8 215 (1.53%) WAN
9 195 (1.39%) SSL
10 185 (1.32%) DHCP
11 176 (1.25%) BGP
12 146 (1.04%) Network Security
13 145 (1.03%) LAN
14 132 (0.94%) OSPF
15 114 (0.81%) SNMP
16 109 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
17 99 (0.71%) Ethernet
18 97 (0.69%) SMTP
19 88 (0.63%) IPsec
20 87 (0.62%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,929 (13.75%) Big Data
2 1,399 (9.97%) MySQL
3 1,333 (9.50%) Hadoop
4 1,255 (8.94%) NoSQL
5 996 (7.10%) PostgreSQL
6 959 (6.83%) MongoDB
7 787 (5.61%) SQL Server
8 763 (5.44%) Relational Database
9 499 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
10 493 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 406 (2.89%) Apache Hive
12 346 (2.47%) Redis
13 301 (2.14%) Data Mining
14 288 (2.05%) RDBMS
15 240 (1.71%) HBase
16 202 (1.44%) Power BI
17 184 (1.31%) Amazon Redshift
18 157 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
19 151 (1.08%) QlikView
20 129 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1,981 (14.12%) Jenkins
2 1,806 (12.87%) Git (software)
3 843 (6.01%) JIRA
4 695 (4.95%) Selenium
5 431 (3.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 419 (2.99%) Cucumber
7 404 (2.88%) Subversion
8 402 (2.86%) Maven
9 375 (2.67%) TeamCity
10 296 (2.11%) JUnit
11 240 (1.71%) WebDriver
12 204 (1.45%) Vagrant
13 195 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
14 194 (1.38%) Visual Studio
15 176 (1.25%) JMeter
16 164 (1.17%) Bitbucket
17 146 (1.04%) Gradle
18 126 (0.90%) gulp
19 125 (0.89%) GitLab
20 121 (0.86%) Hudson
General
1 2,766 (19.71%) Finance
2 898 (6.40%) Banking
3 632 (4.50%) Marketing
4 572 (4.08%) Retail
5 543 (3.87%) Telecoms
6 410 (2.92%) Front Office
7 393 (2.80%) Investment Banking
8 390 (2.78%) Games
9 329 (2.34%) Electronics
10 239 (1.70%) Advertising
11 217 (1.55%) Manufacturing
12 197 (1.40%) Financial Institution
13 184 (1.31%) Retail Banking
14 168 (1.20%) Legal
15 120 (0.86%) Publishing
16 89 (0.63%) Automotive
17 76 (0.54%) Law
17 76 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
18 56 (0.40%) Back Office
19 40 (0.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4,555 (32.46%) Developer
2 1,745 (12.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,583 (11.28%) Python Developer
4 1,410 (10.05%) Software Engineer
5 866 (6.17%) Java Developer
6 845 (6.02%) Data Scientist
7 806 (5.74%) Senior Developer
8 768 (5.47%) Linux Engineer
9 712 (5.07%) Software Developer
10 707 (5.04%) Analyst
11 572 (4.08%) Graduate
12 539 (3.84%) AWS Engineer
13 491 (3.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 459 (3.27%) Junior
15 446 (3.18%) Data Engineer
16 424 (3.02%) C++ Software Engineer
17 419 (2.99%) AWS DevOps
18 411 (2.93%) Architect
19 407 (2.90%) Java Engineer
20 381 (2.72%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,594 (11.36%) HTML
2 1,274 (9.08%) CSS
3 1,122 (8.00%) AngularJS
4 1,096 (7.81%) Node.js
5 1,086 (7.74%) Web Services
6 1,056 (7.53%) .NET
7 913 (6.51%) Django
8 745 (5.31%) React
9 679 (4.84%) REST
10 577 (4.11%) RESTful
11 544 (3.88%) HTML5
12 487 (3.47%) Kafka
13 462 (3.29%) jQuery
14 460 (3.28%) Natural Language Processing
15 447 (3.19%) Spring
16 418 (2.98%) XML
17 403 (2.87%) Flask
18 373 (2.66%) JSON
19 340 (2.42%) LAMP
20 324 (2.31%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2,304 (16.42%) Computer Science
2 1,302 (9.28%) Algorithms
3 1,253 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
4 828 (5.90%) Fintech
5 499 (3.56%) Greenfield Project
6 456 (3.25%) User Experience
7 360 (2.57%) Data Centre
8 310 (2.21%) Public Cloud
9 309 (2.20%) Mobile App
10 274 (1.95%) Data Structures
11 254 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
12 228 (1.62%) Hedge funds
13 201 (1.43%) Management Information System
14 197 (1.40%) Equities
15 188 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
16 185 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 175 (1.25%) Derivative
18 167 (1.19%) Private Cloud
19 151 (1.08%) Fixed Income
20 133 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5,368 (38.25%) Linux
2 1,715 (12.22%) Windows
3 1,516 (10.80%) Unix
4 501 (3.57%) CentOS
5 478 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 349 (2.49%) Ubuntu
7 305 (2.17%) Android
8 253 (1.80%) Apple iOS
9 204 (1.45%) Windows Server
10 191 (1.36%) Debian
11 105 (0.75%) CoreOS
12 82 (0.58%) Solaris
13 78 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
14 60 (0.43%) Mac OS X
15 57 (0.41%) AIX
16 48 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
17 45 (0.32%) Mac OS
18 44 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
19 32 (0.23%) Windows 7
20 29 (0.21%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,701 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3,295 (23.48%) DevOps
3 2,819 (20.09%) Software Engineering
4 2,136 (15.22%) Machine Learning
5 1,842 (13.13%) Analytics
6 1,668 (11.89%) Continuous Integration
7 1,617 (11.52%) Mathematics
8 1,545 (11.01%) Test Automation
9 1,514 (10.79%) TDD
10 1,415 (10.08%) Open Source
11 1,356 (9.66%) Scrum
12 1,269 (9.04%) Configuration Management
13 1,076 (7.67%) OO
14 846 (6.03%) Microservices
15 817 (5.82%) BDD
16 785 (5.59%) SDLC
17 770 (5.49%) Mentoring
18 763 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
19 710 (5.06%) Physics
20 671 (4.78%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5,907 (42.09%) Java
2 3,712 (26.45%) SQL
3 3,141 (22.38%) JavaScript
4 3,104 (22.12%) C++
5 2,593 (18.48%) Ruby
6 2,397 (17.08%) C#
7 2,382 (16.97%) Bash Shell
8 2,048 (14.59%) Perl
9 1,536 (10.95%) PHP
10 1,413 (10.07%) R
11 1,364 (9.72%) C
12 1,350 (9.62%) Scala
13 953 (6.79%) PowerShell
14 700 (4.99%) Go
15 685 (4.88%) Shell Script
16 490 (3.49%) MATLAB
17 247 (1.76%) Groovy
18 187 (1.33%) T-SQL
19 158 (1.13%) PL/SQL
20 150 (1.07%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2,803 (19.97%) Degree
2 879 (6.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 862 (6.14%) PhD
4 462 (3.29%) Security Cleared
5 237 (1.69%) SC Cleared
6 185 (1.32%) Master's Degree
6 185 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
7 184 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
8 150 (1.07%) DV Cleared
9 132 (0.94%) CCNP
10 128 (0.91%) CISSP
11 104 (0.74%) AWS Certification
12 97 (0.69%) ISTQB
13 82 (0.58%) GIAC
14 69 (0.49%) CCNA
15 65 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
16 57 (0.41%) ISEB
17 55 (0.39%) CISM
17 55 (0.39%) OSCP
18 54 (0.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 784 (5.59%) QA
2 129 (0.92%) GCP
3 101 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 81 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 80 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 73 (0.52%) SLA
7 58 (0.41%) GDPR
8 19 (0.14%) HIPAA
9 17 (0.12%) COBIT
9 17 (0.12%) GPG13
10 14 (0.100%) IFRS
10 14 (0.100%) IFRS 9
11 12 (0.086%) Actionable Recommendations
12 11 (0.078%) SEPA
13 10 (0.071%) ISO 9001
13 10 (0.071%) SSAE 16
13 10 (0.071%) Web Application Security Consortium
14 8 (0.057%) PMO
15 7 (0.050%) Disclosure Scotland
16 5 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2,225 (15.86%) Docker
2 446 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 194 (1.38%) Active Directory
4 158 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
5 147 (1.05%) Hyper-V
6 129 (0.92%) vSphere
7 104 (0.74%) HDFS
8 91 (0.65%) Firmware
9 89 (0.63%) Apache Flume
10 88 (0.63%) KVM
11 71 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
12 65 (0.46%) Xen
13 56 (0.40%) iptables
14 54 (0.38%) NFS
15 46 (0.33%) Varnish
16 38 (0.27%) Ceph
17 35 (0.25%) VirtualBox
18 34 (0.24%) LXC
19 33 (0.24%) XenServer
20 30 (0.21%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2,042 (14.55%) Ansible
2 2,014 (14.35%) Puppet
3 1,644 (11.72%) Opscode Chef
4 1,098 (7.82%) Kubernetes
5 722 (5.15%) Terraform
6 386 (2.75%) Nagios
7 242 (1.72%) Salt
8 161 (1.15%) Packer
9 134 (0.95%) Kibana
10 112 (0.80%) Docker Swarm
11 103 (0.73%) Grafana
12 98 (0.70%) HAProxy
12 98 (0.70%) Mesos
13 96 (0.68%) logstash
14 88 (0.63%) ZABBIX
15 84 (0.60%) Cobbler
16 82 (0.58%) Prometheus
17 73 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
18 60 (0.43%) Cacti
19 59 (0.42%) Icinga
Vendors
1 951 (6.78%) Oracle
2 849 (6.05%) Google
3 770 (5.49%) Microsoft
4 644 (4.59%) VMware
5 636 (4.53%) Red Hat
6 477 (3.40%) Tableau
7 353 (2.52%) Cisco
8 268 (1.91%) Splunk
9 233 (1.66%) SAP
10 177 (1.26%) SaltStack
11 164 (1.17%) Atlassian
12 148 (1.05%) IBM
13 145 (1.03%) Cloudera
14 142 (1.01%) Sophos
15 126 (0.90%) HP
16 113 (0.81%) Juniper
17 104 (0.74%) New Relic
18 102 (0.73%) Palo Alto
19 99 (0.71%) Hortonworks
20 89 (0.63%) Adobe