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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 35 67
Rank change year-on-year +11 +32  
Permanent jobs citing Python 5988 5956 4056
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 7.46% 6.07% 4.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.62% 11.70% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5054 5073 3395
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 43975 50906 51098
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 54.77% 51.91% 50.71%
Number of salaries quoted 37830 44290 43868
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Python as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 3413 £62,500 +4.16% 569
South East +28 920 £45,000 - 155
East of England +14 515 £45,000 -5.26% 106
North West +45 306 £47,500 +14.45% 56
South West +5 306 £40,000 -11.11% 57
Yorkshire -1 270 £52,500 +16.66% 63
East Midlands +12 131 £40,000 +6.66% 12
West Midlands -7 90 £40,000 -15.78% 9
North East +19 39 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 5012 (42.38%) Linux
2 4846 (40.98%) Java
3 3996 (33.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3050 (25.79%) SQL
5 2823 (23.87%) JavaScript
6 2776 (23.47%) DevOps
7 2640 (22.32%) C++
8 2564 (21.68%) Ruby
9 2429 (20.54%) Degree
10 2321 (19.63%) Finance
11 2290 (19.36%) Perl
12 2258 (19.09%) Software Engineering
13 2254 (19.06%) Amazon AWS
14 2126 (17.98%) Bash Shell
15 1990 (16.83%) C#
16 1988 (16.81%) Puppet
17 1824 (15.42%) Computer Science
18 1790 (15.14%) HTML
19 1711 (14.47%) Git (software)
20 1635 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
21 1613 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
22 1579 (13.35%) Ansible
23 1572 (13.29%) Windows
24 1565 (13.23%) Big Data
25 1541 (13.03%) Unix
26 1525 (12.90%) Jenkins
27 1481 (12.52%) Analytics
28 1468 (12.41%) MySQL
29 1394 (11.79%) Docker
30 1382 (11.69%) CSS

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
1 930 (7.86%) Apache Spark
2 728 (6.16%) Apache
3 625 (5.28%) Elasticsearch
4 450 (3.81%) Tomcat
5 436 (3.69%) OpenStack
6 395 (3.34%) SAS
7 278 (2.35%) nginx
8 261 (2.21%) WebSphere
9 242 (2.05%) JBoss
10 235 (1.99%) WebLogic
11 230 (1.94%) Confluence
12 201 (1.70%) Apache Pig
13 180 (1.52%) IIS
14 178 (1.51%) Jetty
15 164 (1.39%) Apache Solr
16 136 (1.15%) CloudStack
17 95 (0.80%) CMS
18 66 (0.56%) Drupal
19 65 (0.55%) WordPress
20 52 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 281 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 151 (1.28%) SPSS
3 68 (0.58%) MS Office
4 25 (0.21%) SPSS Modeler
5 24 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 23 (0.19%) Simulink
7 22 (0.19%) Stata
8 15 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
8 15 (0.13%) MS Visio
8 15 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 10 (0.085%) GNU Octave
10 9 (0.076%) EViews
11 6 (0.051%) Final Cut Pro
12 5 (0.042%) OmniGraffle
12 5 (0.042%) Weka
13 4 (0.034%) HipChat
13 4 (0.034%) Mathcad
13 4 (0.034%) QuarkXPress
13 4 (0.034%) S-PLUS
14 3 (0.025%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 80 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 25 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
3 17 (0.14%) Magento
4 15 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 14 (0.12%) Sentinel
6 13 (0.11%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 8 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.042%) Front Arena
8 5 (0.042%) Odoo
8 5 (0.042%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.034%) Payment Gateway
10 3 (0.025%) Adobe Campaign
10 3 (0.025%) Oracle CRM
10 3 (0.025%) Sage 200
11 2 (0.017%) CSG Singleview
11 2 (0.017%) Markit EDM
11 2 (0.017%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.017%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.017%) osCommerce
11 2 (0.017%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2254 (19.06%) Amazon AWS
2 689 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 509 (4.30%) SaaS
4 320 (2.71%) Google Cloud Platform
5 281 (2.38%) GitHub
6 205 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
7 187 (1.58%) AWS CloudFormation
8 165 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
9 151 (1.28%) PaaS
10 144 (1.22%) Amazon S3
11 103 (0.87%) IaaS
12 67 (0.57%) Google Analytics
13 61 (0.52%) Office 365
13 61 (0.52%) Slack
14 58 (0.49%) CloudBees
15 55 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
15 55 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
15 55 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
16 51 (0.43%) Heroku
16 51 (0.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 414 (3.50%) Firewall
2 388 (3.28%) Internet
3 387 (3.27%) DNS
4 375 (3.17%) HTTP
5 363 (3.07%) TCP/IP
6 216 (1.83%) Wireless
7 142 (1.20%) VPN
8 134 (1.13%) Network Security
9 129 (1.09%) LDAP
10 120 (1.01%) WAN
11 116 (0.98%) SSL
12 103 (0.87%) SAN
13 102 (0.86%) LAN
14 97 (0.82%) DHCP
15 94 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
16 91 (0.77%) BGP
17 78 (0.66%) Bluetooth
18 68 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
18 68 (0.58%) SNMP
18 68 (0.58%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1565 (13.23%) Big Data
2 1468 (12.41%) MySQL
3 1186 (10.03%) Hadoop
4 1079 (9.12%) NoSQL
5 981 (8.30%) MongoDB
6 811 (6.86%) SQL Server
7 787 (6.65%) Relational Database
8 784 (6.63%) PostgreSQL
9 476 (4.03%) Apache Cassandra
10 378 (3.20%) Redis
11 337 (2.85%) Apache Hive
12 301 (2.55%) RDBMS
13 247 (2.09%) Data Mining
14 245 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
15 186 (1.57%) HBase
16 147 (1.24%) Amazon Redshift
17 144 (1.22%) QlikView
18 127 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 114 (0.96%) GIS
20 110 (0.93%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1711 (14.47%) Git (software)
2 1525 (12.90%) Jenkins
3 737 (6.23%) JIRA
4 664 (5.61%) Selenium
5 504 (4.26%) Subversion
6 420 (3.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 367 (3.10%) Maven
8 340 (2.88%) Cucumber
9 280 (2.37%) TeamCity
10 255 (2.16%) JUnit
11 250 (2.11%) Vagrant
12 172 (1.45%) Ant
13 168 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
14 150 (1.27%) JMeter
15 149 (1.26%) WebDriver
16 133 (1.12%) Hudson
16 133 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
17 131 (1.11%) GoCD
18 130 (1.10%) HP UFT
19 127 (1.07%) Visual Studio
General
1 2321 (19.63%) Finance
2 985 (8.33%) Banking
3 578 (4.89%) Telecoms
4 568 (4.80%) Marketing
5 540 (4.57%) Retail
6 386 (3.26%) Games
7 265 (2.24%) Electronics
8 258 (2.18%) Investment Banking
9 255 (2.16%) Front Office
10 184 (1.56%) Advertising
11 130 (1.10%) Financial Institution
11 130 (1.10%) Manufacturing
12 110 (0.93%) Legal
13 107 (0.90%) Publishing
14 61 (0.52%) Automotive
15 56 (0.47%) Military
16 53 (0.45%) Back Office
17 42 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
18 38 (0.32%) Aerospace
19 37 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4034 (34.11%) Developer
2 1405 (11.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 1368 (11.57%) Python Developer
4 1121 (9.48%) Software Engineer
5 948 (8.02%) Java Developer
6 813 (6.87%) Linux Engineer
7 643 (5.44%) Data Scientist
8 617 (5.22%) Analyst
9 613 (5.18%) Software Developer
10 550 (4.65%) Senior Developer
11 446 (3.77%) Junior
12 421 (3.56%) Administrator
13 379 (3.20%) AWS Engineer
14 370 (3.13%) Architect
15 369 (3.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 368 (3.11%) C# Developer
17 366 (3.09%) C++ Developer
18 357 (3.02%) Java Engineer
19 338 (2.86%) Graduate
20 337 (2.85%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1790 (15.14%) HTML
2 1382 (11.69%) CSS
3 1227 (10.38%) .NET
4 989 (8.36%) AngularJS
5 964 (8.15%) Web Services
6 897 (7.58%) Django
7 854 (7.22%) Node.js
8 609 (5.15%) REST
9 608 (5.14%) HTML5
10 535 (4.52%) RESTful
11 498 (4.21%) XML
12 488 (4.13%) Spring
13 472 (3.99%) jQuery
14 452 (3.82%) React
15 399 (3.37%) Flask
16 395 (3.34%) LAMP
17 383 (3.24%) CSS3
18 324 (2.74%) ASP.NET
19 301 (2.55%) SOAP
20 278 (2.35%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1824 (15.42%) Computer Science
2 972 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
3 873 (7.38%) Algorithms
4 503 (4.25%) Fintech
5 322 (2.72%) Mobile App
6 313 (2.65%) User Experience
7 299 (2.53%) Hedge funds
8 282 (2.38%) Data Structures
9 265 (2.24%) Data Centre
10 222 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
11 175 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
12 173 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 151 (1.28%) Derivative
14 145 (1.23%) Fixed Income
15 121 (1.02%) Management Information System
16 120 (1.01%) Equities
17 91 (0.77%) Client/Server
18 90 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
19 83 (0.70%) Clustering
20 81 (0.68%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5012 (42.38%) Linux
2 1572 (13.29%) Windows
3 1541 (13.03%) Unix
4 619 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 520 (4.40%) CentOS
6 415 (3.51%) Android
7 395 (3.34%) Ubuntu
8 304 (2.57%) Apple iOS
9 217 (1.83%) Windows Server
10 210 (1.78%) Debian
11 152 (1.29%) Solaris
12 88 (0.74%) Mac OS X
13 72 (0.61%) CoreOS
14 70 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
15 58 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
16 53 (0.45%) Mac OS
17 50 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
18 42 (0.36%) AIX
19 32 (0.27%) SUSE
20 31 (0.26%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3996 (33.79%) Agile Software Development
2 2776 (23.47%) DevOps
3 2258 (19.09%) Software Engineering
4 1635 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
5 1481 (12.52%) Analytics
6 1356 (11.47%) Scrum
7 1326 (11.21%) TDD
8 1233 (10.43%) Mathematics
9 1197 (10.12%) Machine Learning
10 1120 (9.47%) Open Source
11 1081 (9.14%) Configuration Management
12 1017 (8.60%) OO
13 734 (6.21%) SDLC
14 702 (5.94%) E-Commerce
15 692 (5.85%) Web Development
16 583 (4.93%) BDD
17 579 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
18 574 (4.85%) Continuous Delivery
19 564 (4.77%) Mentoring
20 533 (4.51%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4846 (40.98%) Java
2 3050 (25.79%) SQL
3 2823 (23.87%) JavaScript
4 2640 (22.32%) C++
5 2564 (21.68%) Ruby
6 2290 (19.36%) Perl
7 2126 (17.98%) Bash Shell
8 1990 (16.83%) C#
9 1332 (11.26%) PHP
10 1326 (11.21%) C
11 1055 (8.92%) R
12 1043 (8.82%) Scala
13 710 (6.00%) PowerShell
14 636 (5.38%) Go
15 550 (4.65%) Shell Script
16 437 (3.70%) MATLAB
17 241 (2.04%) Groovy
18 152 (1.29%) VBA
19 126 (1.07%) T-SQL
20 113 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2429 (20.54%) Degree
2 635 (5.37%) PhD
3 483 (4.08%) Security Cleared
4 241 (2.04%) DV Cleared
5 151 (1.28%) SC Cleared
6 144 (1.22%) ISTQB
7 131 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
8 129 (1.09%) ISEB
9 81 (0.68%) CISSP
10 72 (0.61%) AWS Certification
10 72 (0.61%) CCNP
11 67 (0.57%) CCNA
12 63 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
13 59 (0.50%) CEH
14 53 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 42 (0.36%) GIAC
16 36 (0.30%) CCIE
17 35 (0.30%) RHCE
18 34 (0.29%) CISA
18 34 (0.29%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 762 (6.44%) QA
2 92 (0.78%) PCI DSS
3 85 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 72 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 52 (0.44%) SDET
5 52 (0.44%) SLA
6 37 (0.31%) COBIT
7 36 (0.30%) GCP
8 15 (0.13%) MISRA
9 14 (0.12%) JTAG
9 14 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 13 (0.11%) IEC 61508
11 12 (0.10%) HL7
12 9 (0.076%) HIPAA
13 8 (0.068%) GPG13
13 8 (0.068%) ISO 9001
13 8 (0.068%) MiFID
14 7 (0.059%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 7 (0.059%) IFRS
14 7 (0.059%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 1394 (11.79%) Docker
2 502 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 241 (2.04%) Active Directory
4 213 (1.80%) Xen
5 189 (1.60%) vSphere
6 156 (1.32%) Hyper-V
7 141 (1.19%) XenServer
8 106 (0.90%) Firmware
9 97 (0.82%) KVM
10 86 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
11 78 (0.66%) NFS
12 67 (0.57%) Varnish
13 64 (0.54%) HDFS
13 64 (0.54%) VirtualBox
14 55 (0.47%) Apache Flume
15 42 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 40 (0.34%) iptables
17 34 (0.29%) LXC
17 34 (0.29%) Postfix
18 30 (0.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1988 (16.81%) Puppet
2 1613 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1579 (13.35%) Ansible
4 447 (3.78%) Kubernetes
5 423 (3.58%) Nagios
6 316 (2.67%) Terraform
7 297 (2.51%) Salt
8 200 (1.69%) Kibana
9 169 (1.43%) logstash
10 146 (1.23%) Mesos
11 128 (1.08%) Graphite
12 108 (0.91%) Tivoli
13 105 (0.89%) Cobbler
14 96 (0.81%) ZABBIX
15 68 (0.58%) Grafana
16 67 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
16 67 (0.57%) HAProxy
17 55 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
18 49 (0.41%) Opsview
19 48 (0.41%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1031 (8.72%) Oracle
2 777 (6.57%) Red Hat
3 663 (5.61%) VMware
4 589 (4.98%) Microsoft
5 530 (4.48%) Google
6 352 (2.98%) Tableau
7 305 (2.58%) Splunk
8 209 (1.77%) Cisco
9 188 (1.59%) HP
10 163 (1.38%) New Relic
11 160 (1.35%) Atlassian
12 154 (1.30%) SAP
13 143 (1.21%) IBM
14 133 (1.12%) SaltStack
15 117 (0.99%) Sybase
16 116 (0.98%) EnterpriseDB
17 88 (0.74%) TIBCO
18 87 (0.74%) Juniper
19 84 (0.71%) AppDynamics
20 71 (0.60%) Apple
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £75,000 to £150,000 per annum Huge bonus potential, uncapped
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum £55,000 - £75,000 +benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £80000 - £130000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Perks
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Durham Professional Services Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 36 days holiday + lots more!
Posted: 7 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £450 - £65000 per day + benefits & bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k Plus fantastic benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Cambridge DT
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
East London
Security Alliance
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Cheapside DT
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ neg + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago