Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > England
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 19 25
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Python 14,745 15,073 13,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 11.40% 9.77% 8.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.30% 17.49% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 11,551 12,016 10,940
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,125 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.21% +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 69,231 86,184 91,359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.52% 55.89% 55.37%
Number of salaries quoted 57,076 72,115 75,611
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £86,750 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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 +6 8,515 £72,500 +3.57% 1,296
South East +2 2,145 £50,000 - 354
North of England +9 1,519 £50,000 - 277
South West +3 1,158 £50,000 +8.70% 206
East of England 0 776 £52,500 - 351
Yorkshire +12 736 £49,000 -2.00% 117
North West +5 702 £52,500 +5.00% 136
Midlands +23 584 £50,000 - 121
West Midlands +14 383 £50,000 - 96
East Midlands +26 192 £46,500 +3.33% 24
North East +9 82 £45,000 - 24
South Coast - 6 £60,000 -
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 5,147 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
2 5,065 (34.35%) Java
3 5,051 (34.26%) AWS
4 4,741 (32.15%) Linux
5 4,156 (28.19%) DevOps
6 3,946 (26.76%) SQL
7 3,355 (22.75%) Docker
8 3,173 (21.52%) Software Engineering
9 3,128 (21.21%) Finance
10 2,903 (19.69%) JavaScript
11 2,544 (17.25%) Azure
12 2,463 (16.70%) C#
13 2,416 (16.39%) C++
14 2,349 (15.93%) Kubernetes
15 2,339 (15.86%) Bash Shell
16 2,283 (15.48%) Degree
17 2,172 (14.73%) Analytics
18 2,138 (14.50%) Data Science
19 2,115 (14.34%) Ansible
20 2,070 (14.04%) Machine Learning
21 2,035 (13.80%) Git (software)
22 1,860 (12.61%) Jenkins
23 1,726 (11.71%) Big Data
24 1,721 (11.67%) Terraform
25 1,715 (11.63%) GCP
26 1,699 (11.52%) Ruby
27 1,670 (11.33%) Computer Science
28 1,639 (11.12%) R
29 1,598 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
30 1,596 (10.82%) 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 1,267 (8.59%) Apache Spark
2 618 (4.19%) Elasticsearch
3 526 (3.57%) Apache
4 330 (2.24%) Confluence
5 264 (1.79%) nginx
6 262 (1.78%) SAS
7 193 (1.31%) Tomcat
8 169 (1.15%) OpenStack
9 127 (0.86%) SharePoint
10 120 (0.81%) Apache Airflow
11 116 (0.79%) IIS
11 116 (0.79%) JBoss
12 93 (0.63%) Apache Pig
13 81 (0.55%) Jupyter
14 78 (0.53%) WebLogic
15 62 (0.42%) CMS
16 56 (0.38%) Apache Solr
17 55 (0.37%) ArcGIS
17 55 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
18 52 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 235 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 94 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
3 93 (0.63%) SPSS
4 42 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 34 (0.23%) Stata
6 31 (0.21%) Simulink
7 28 (0.19%) Chatbot
8 22 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 21 (0.14%) Adobe XD
10 16 (0.11%) GNU Octave
11 12 (0.081%) Mathematica
12 10 (0.068%) MS Visio
12 10 (0.068%) Zeplin
13 8 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
14 7 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
14 7 (0.047%) InVision
15 6 (0.041%) InDesign
16 5 (0.034%) NUKE
16 5 (0.034%) Stateflow
17 4 (0.027%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 57 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
2 34 (0.23%) thinkFolio
3 26 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
4 22 (0.15%) SAP ERP
5 21 (0.14%) LatentZero
6 18 (0.12%) Teamcenter
7 17 (0.12%) PolarLake
8 16 (0.11%) Eagle PACE
8 16 (0.11%) Markit EDM
9 13 (0.088%) Dynamics CRM
10 11 (0.075%) Oracle BPM
11 10 (0.068%) R3 Corda
11 10 (0.068%) Summit
12 9 (0.061%) SimCorp Dimension
13 8 (0.054%) Magento
14 7 (0.047%) Oracle ERP
15 5 (0.034%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 4 (0.027%) Bloomberg TOMS
16 4 (0.027%) CA PPM
16 4 (0.027%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5,051 (34.26%) AWS
2 2,544 (17.25%) Azure
3 1,715 (11.63%) GCP
4 788 (5.34%) Serverless
5 589 (3.99%) AWS Lambda
6 560 (3.80%) AWS CloudFormation
7 551 (3.74%) Amazon S3
8 541 (3.67%) Power Platform
9 502 (3.40%) SaaS
10 445 (3.02%) GitHub
11 414 (2.81%) Amazon EC2
12 308 (2.09%) PaaS
13 283 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
14 266 (1.80%) Amazon ECS
15 261 (1.77%) Amazon SQS
16 233 (1.58%) OpenShift
17 207 (1.40%) IaaS
18 191 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 187 (1.27%) Office 365
20 168 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 715 (4.85%) Firewall
2 699 (4.74%) DNS
3 502 (3.40%) VPN
4 454 (3.08%) TCP/IP
5 416 (2.82%) Network Security
6 395 (2.68%) WAN
7 383 (2.60%) BGP
8 377 (2.56%) OSPF
9 372 (2.52%) SMTP
10 368 (2.50%) MPLS
11 366 (2.48%) NetScaler
12 362 (2.46%) Cisco ASA
13 349 (2.37%) IPsec
14 335 (2.27%) Broadband
15 331 (2.24%) Cisco Nexus
16 305 (2.07%) ADSL
16 305 (2.07%) RIP
17 297 (2.01%) Internet
18 261 (1.77%) HTTP
19 167 (1.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,726 (11.71%) Big Data
2 1,181 (8.01%) Hadoop
3 1,124 (7.62%) PostgreSQL
4 1,115 (7.56%) SQL Server
5 1,087 (7.37%) MySQL
6 987 (6.69%) NoSQL
7 741 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
8 702 (4.76%) MongoDB
9 632 (4.29%) Relational Database
10 536 (3.64%) Power BI
11 496 (3.36%) Apache Hive
12 378 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 364 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
14 336 (2.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 325 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 308 (2.09%) Amazon Redshift
17 305 (2.07%) Data Lake
18 301 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
19 293 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 264 (1.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2,035 (13.80%) Git (software)
2 1,860 (12.61%) Jenkins
3 897 (6.08%) JIRA
4 690 (4.68%) Selenium
5 413 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 360 (2.44%) Bitbucket
7 338 (2.29%) Cucumber
8 337 (2.29%) TeamCity
9 275 (1.87%) Subversion
10 258 (1.75%) Maven
11 257 (1.74%) GitLab
12 238 (1.61%) WebDriver
13 207 (1.40%) Visual Studio
14 199 (1.35%) JMeter
15 186 (1.26%) JUnit
16 181 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
17 161 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
18 154 (1.04%) Gradle
19 152 (1.03%) Vagrant
20 144 (0.98%) Artifactory
General
1 3,128 (21.21%) Finance
2 857 (5.81%) Banking
3 688 (4.67%) Retail
4 657 (4.46%) Marketing
5 632 (4.29%) Front Office
6 437 (2.96%) Telecoms
7 393 (2.67%) Public Sector
8 346 (2.35%) Games
9 300 (2.03%) Electronics
10 269 (1.82%) Law
11 251 (1.70%) Manufacturing
12 180 (1.22%) Advertising
13 149 (1.01%) Automotive
14 111 (0.75%) Investment Banking
15 109 (0.74%) Financial Institution
16 106 (0.72%) Legal
17 97 (0.66%) Aerospace
18 71 (0.48%) Back Office
19 65 (0.44%) Military
20 63 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4,247 (28.80%) Developer
2 1,883 (12.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,565 (10.61%) Python Developer
4 1,493 (10.13%) Software Engineer
5 1,013 (6.87%) Data Engineer
6 905 (6.14%) Python Engineer
7 837 (5.68%) AWS Engineer
8 826 (5.60%) Data Scientist
9 711 (4.82%) Analyst
10 686 (4.65%) Senior Developer
11 666 (4.52%) Java Developer
12 653 (4.43%) Cloud Engineer
13 589 (3.99%) Software Developer
14 523 (3.55%) Architect
15 491 (3.33%) Junior
15 491 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
16 455 (3.09%) AWS DevOps
17 432 (2.93%) Senior DevOps
18 416 (2.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
19 384 (2.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,257 (8.52%) Web Services
2 1,250 (8.48%) Node.js
3 1,136 (7.70%) .NET
4 1,034 (7.01%) AngularJS
5 1,026 (6.96%) HTML
6 952 (6.46%) React
7 866 (5.87%) CSS
8 844 (5.72%) Django
9 720 (4.88%) Kafka
10 684 (4.64%) REST
11 595 (4.04%) RESTful
12 450 (3.05%) Spring
13 433 (2.94%) Flask
14 415 (2.81%) Elastic Stack
15 411 (2.79%) Pandas
16 374 (2.54%) XML
17 363 (2.46%) JSON
18 348 (2.36%) HTML5
19 329 (2.23%) NumPy
20 325 (2.20%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 1,399 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 1,110 (7.53%) Algorithms
3 688 (4.67%) Greenfield Project
4 547 (3.71%) Management Information System
5 538 (3.65%) Fixed Income
6 499 (3.38%) Public Cloud
7 421 (2.86%) Derivative
8 394 (2.67%) Hedge funds
9 379 (2.57%) Data Structures
10 370 (2.51%) User Experience
11 343 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
12 287 (1.95%) Equities
13 280 (1.90%) Data Centre
13 280 (1.90%) Mobile App
14 262 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
15 253 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 193 (1.31%) Robotics
17 191 (1.30%) Cloud Native
18 176 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
19 157 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4,741 (32.15%) Linux
2 1,518 (10.30%) Windows
3 1,403 (9.52%) Unix
4 418 (2.83%) CentOS
5 322 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 317 (2.15%) Android
7 265 (1.80%) Ubuntu
8 252 (1.71%) Windows Server
9 211 (1.43%) Apple iOS
10 146 (0.99%) Debian
11 104 (0.71%) Mac OS
12 68 (0.46%) Windows 10
13 57 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
14 41 (0.28%) Fedora
15 39 (0.26%) Solaris
15 39 (0.26%) Windows 7
16 37 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
17 36 (0.24%) Mac OS X
18 35 (0.24%) Mesosphere
19 33 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,147 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
2 4,156 (28.19%) DevOps
3 3,173 (21.52%) Software Engineering
4 2,172 (14.73%) Analytics
5 2,138 (14.50%) Data Science
6 2,070 (14.04%) Machine Learning
7 1,670 (11.33%) Computer Science
8 1,598 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
9 1,596 (10.82%) Test Automation
10 1,466 (9.94%) Problem-Solving
11 1,282 (8.69%) Microservices
12 1,248 (8.46%) Artificial Intelligence
13 1,247 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
14 1,227 (8.32%) Mathematics
15 1,202 (8.15%) Scrum
16 1,169 (7.93%) Open Source
17 1,151 (7.81%) TDD
18 1,054 (7.15%) Mentoring
19 1,019 (6.91%) Fintech
20 1,002 (6.80%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5,065 (34.35%) Java
2 3,946 (26.76%) SQL
3 2,903 (19.69%) JavaScript
4 2,463 (16.70%) C#
5 2,416 (16.39%) C++
6 2,339 (15.86%) Bash Shell
7 1,699 (11.52%) Ruby
8 1,639 (11.12%) R
9 1,255 (8.51%) Perl
10 1,248 (8.46%) Scala
11 1,189 (8.06%) C
12 1,176 (7.98%) PowerShell
13 1,082 (7.34%) PHP
14 1,062 (7.20%) Go
15 423 (2.87%) Shell Script
16 382 (2.59%) MATLAB
17 242 (1.64%) TypeScript
18 210 (1.42%) T-SQL
19 196 (1.33%) Groovy
20 182 (1.23%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2,283 (15.48%) Degree
2 689 (4.67%) Security Cleared
3 594 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 479 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
5 475 (3.22%) PhD
6 392 (2.66%) CCNP
7 371 (2.52%) CCNA
8 314 (2.13%) SC Cleared
9 282 (1.91%) DV Cleared
10 136 (0.92%) Master's Degree
11 132 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
12 103 (0.70%) AWS Certification
13 92 (0.62%) CISSP
14 87 (0.59%) RHCE
15 85 (0.58%) ISTQB
16 72 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
17 61 (0.41%) ISEB
18 54 (0.37%) CISM
19 42 (0.28%) CISA
20 37 (0.25%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 781 (5.30%) QA
2 374 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 322 (2.18%) ISO 9001
4 165 (1.12%) Data Quality
5 57 (0.39%) SLA
6 54 (0.37%) GDPR
7 45 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 32 (0.22%) PCI DSS
9 23 (0.16%) HMG Infosec
9 23 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 23 (0.16%) JSP 440
10 20 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
10 20 (0.14%) IEC 61131
11 15 (0.10%) NIST
12 13 (0.088%) IFRS
13 12 (0.081%) HIPAA
14 11 (0.075%) IFRS 9
15 9 (0.061%) Basel II
15 9 (0.061%) COBIT
16 8 (0.054%) DICOM
System Software
1 3,355 (22.75%) Docker
2 345 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 280 (1.90%) Active Directory
4 160 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 142 (0.96%) HDFS
6 92 (0.62%) Apache Flume
7 84 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
8 82 (0.56%) vSphere
9 81 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 78 (0.53%) Firmware
11 74 (0.50%) KVM
12 72 (0.49%) XenApp
13 71 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
14 61 (0.41%) XenDesktop
15 57 (0.39%) Xen
16 51 (0.35%) VirtualBox
17 50 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
18 41 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
19 32 (0.22%) NFS
20 28 (0.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2,349 (15.93%) Kubernetes
2 2,115 (14.34%) Ansible
3 1,721 (11.67%) Terraform
4 1,507 (10.22%) Puppet
5 1,198 (8.12%) Opscode Chef
6 580 (3.93%) Nagios
7 339 (2.30%) FortiGate
8 290 (1.97%) Prometheus
9 254 (1.72%) Packer
10 236 (1.60%) Grafana
11 184 (1.25%) Docker Swarm
12 183 (1.24%) Salt
13 165 (1.12%) Kibana
14 150 (1.02%) Oozie
15 143 (0.97%) Consul
16 122 (0.83%) ZABBIX
17 112 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
18 110 (0.75%) Graphite
19 104 (0.71%) Rancher
20 97 (0.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1,203 (8.16%) Google
2 1,155 (7.83%) Microsoft
3 724 (4.91%) Oracle
4 562 (3.81%) Tableau
5 532 (3.61%) Cisco
6 465 (3.15%) Splunk
7 443 (3.00%) VMware
8 410 (2.78%) Red Hat
9 337 (2.29%) Fortinet
10 303 (2.05%) Palo Alto
11 239 (1.62%) SAP
12 191 (1.30%) Atlassian
13 182 (1.23%) Cloudera
14 178 (1.21%) Informatica
15 169 (1.15%) Bloomberg
16 153 (1.04%) Databricks
17 145 (0.98%) IBM
18 134 (0.91%) Reuters
19 131 (0.89%) Citrix
19 131 (0.89%) Hortonworks