Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 24 33
Rank change year-on-year +6 +9 +29
Permanent jobs citing Python 15,485 13,000 11,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 9.49% 7.78% 6.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.88% 14.03% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12,262 10,863 10,405
England median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.27% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 91,732 92,655 100,750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.25% 55.45% 52.62%
Number of salaries quoted 76,740 78,239 88,069
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +6 8,453 £67,500 +3.85% 1,212
South East +5 2,526 £50,000 +5.26% 377
North of England +12 1,511 £50,000 +5.26% 272
East of England +6 1,407 £52,500 +16.67% 242
South West +15 1,053 £47,500 +11.76% 179
North West +16 813 £50,000 +8.70% 141
Yorkshire +12 636 £50,000 0.00% 99
Midlands +25 506 £47,500 +18.75% 97
West Midlands +59 356 £47,500 +18.75% 67
East Midlands -37 146 £50,000 +25.00% 30
North East -12 62 £45,000 +28.57% 32
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 6,242 (40.31%) Java
2 5,794 (37.42%) Linux
3 5,033 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4,269 (27.57%) Amazon AWS
5 4,133 (26.69%) SQL
6 4,078 (26.34%) DevOps
7 3,409 (22.01%) JavaScript
8 3,332 (21.52%) C++
9 3,201 (20.67%) Finance
10 3,134 (20.24%) Software Engineering
11 3,006 (19.41%) Docker
12 2,877 (18.58%) Degree
13 2,729 (17.62%) C#
14 2,625 (16.95%) Ruby
15 2,536 (16.38%) Machine Learning
16 2,474 (15.98%) Bash Shell
17 2,396 (15.47%) Big Data
18 2,355 (15.21%) Ansible
19 2,313 (14.94%) Jenkins
20 2,252 (14.54%) Computer Science
21 2,155 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
22 2,137 (13.80%) Puppet
23 2,125 (13.72%) Analytics
24 2,084 (13.46%) Perl
25 2,081 (13.44%) Git (software)
26 2,022 (13.06%) Data Science
27 1,915 (12.37%) Microsoft Azure
28 1,822 (11.77%) Problem-Solving
29 1,790 (11.56%) Mathematics
30 1,783 (11.51%) Windows

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 1,473 (9.51%) Apache Spark
2 822 (5.31%) Apache
3 730 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
4 431 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 363 (2.34%) SAS
6 350 (2.26%) Confluence
7 349 (2.25%) nginx
8 310 (2.00%) OpenStack
9 160 (1.03%) Apache Pig
10 123 (0.79%) WebSphere
11 121 (0.78%) Apache Solr
12 105 (0.68%) CMS
13 104 (0.67%) Ethereum
13 104 (0.67%) JBoss
14 95 (0.61%) CloudStack
14 95 (0.61%) WebLogic
15 90 (0.58%) IIS
16 81 (0.52%) WordPress
17 65 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
18 57 (0.37%) Drupal
Applications
1 236 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 103 (0.67%) SPSS
3 85 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
4 54 (0.35%) Chatbot
5 44 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 36 (0.23%) MS Visio
7 25 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 16 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
9 15 (0.097%) GNU Octave
10 12 (0.077%) Houdini
10 12 (0.077%) Maya
10 12 (0.077%) Stata
11 10 (0.065%) Adobe Illustrator
12 8 (0.052%) HipChat
12 8 (0.052%) Weka
13 7 (0.045%) Simulink
14 4 (0.026%) Blender
14 4 (0.026%) InDesign
14 4 (0.026%) InVision
14 4 (0.026%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 54 (0.35%) Distributed Ledger
2 42 (0.27%) thinkFolio
3 32 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
4 17 (0.11%) Documaker
5 16 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (0.10%) Magento
6 12 (0.077%) Summit
7 11 (0.071%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 9 (0.058%) R3 Corda
8 9 (0.058%) Remedy ITSM
8 9 (0.058%) Ripple
9 8 (0.052%) FastStats
10 7 (0.045%) Rolfe and Nolan
11 6 (0.039%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (0.039%) SAP ERP
11 6 (0.039%) SAP InfiniteInsight
11 6 (0.039%) Sentinel
12 5 (0.032%) LatentZero
12 5 (0.032%) MetaTrader
13 4 (0.026%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4,269 (27.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1,915 (12.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 815 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 526 (3.40%) AWS CloudFormation
5 512 (3.31%) SaaS
6 493 (3.18%) GitHub
7 425 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
8 422 (2.73%) Serverless
9 345 (2.23%) Amazon S3
10 328 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
11 327 (2.11%) IaaS
12 314 (2.03%) AWS Lambda
13 309 (2.00%) PaaS
14 195 (1.26%) OpenShift
15 147 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 131 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
17 129 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 124 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
19 114 (0.74%) IBM Cloud
20 91 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 612 (3.95%) TCP/IP
2 569 (3.67%) Firewall
3 538 (3.47%) DNS
4 461 (2.98%) HTTP
5 406 (2.62%) Internet
6 246 (1.59%) SSL
7 240 (1.55%) VPN
8 219 (1.41%) WAN
9 217 (1.40%) DHCP
10 200 (1.29%) Network Security
11 178 (1.15%) BGP
12 175 (1.13%) LAN
13 157 (1.01%) Wireless
14 129 (0.83%) SNMP
15 118 (0.76%) OSPF
16 101 (0.65%) SSH
17 97 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
18 96 (0.62%) SAN
19 90 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
20 88 (0.57%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,396 (15.47%) Big Data
2 1,506 (9.73%) Hadoop
3 1,498 (9.67%) NoSQL
4 1,484 (9.58%) MySQL
5 1,122 (7.25%) PostgreSQL
6 1,100 (7.10%) SQL Server
7 1,024 (6.61%) MongoDB
8 951 (6.14%) Relational Database
9 596 (3.85%) Apache Hive
10 588 (3.80%) Apache Cassandra
11 460 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
12 439 (2.84%) Redis
13 349 (2.25%) RDBMS
14 348 (2.25%) Blockchain
15 296 (1.91%) Power BI
16 286 (1.85%) HBase
17 284 (1.83%) Amazon Redshift
18 230 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
18 230 (1.49%) Impala
19 223 (1.44%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 2,313 (14.94%) Jenkins
2 2,081 (13.44%) Git (software)
3 861 (5.56%) JIRA
4 704 (4.55%) Selenium
5 578 (3.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 483 (3.12%) TeamCity
7 482 (3.11%) Subversion
8 420 (2.71%) Maven
9 398 (2.57%) Vagrant
10 382 (2.47%) Cucumber
11 263 (1.70%) JUnit
12 245 (1.58%) Bitbucket
13 232 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
14 230 (1.49%) GitLab
15 201 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
16 194 (1.25%) WebDriver
17 188 (1.21%) Visual Studio
18 176 (1.14%) Gradle
19 173 (1.12%) JMeter
20 157 (1.01%) SoapUI
General
1 3,201 (20.67%) Finance
2 1,028 (6.64%) Banking
3 748 (4.83%) Retail
4 613 (3.96%) Marketing
5 528 (3.41%) Front Office
6 515 (3.33%) Investment Banking
7 409 (2.64%) Games
8 407 (2.63%) Telecoms
9 359 (2.32%) Financial Institution
10 312 (2.01%) Electronics
11 255 (1.65%) Manufacturing
12 216 (1.39%) Advertising
13 170 (1.10%) Law
14 114 (0.74%) Publishing
15 102 (0.66%) Legal
16 90 (0.58%) Automotive
17 68 (0.44%) Back Office
18 67 (0.43%) Aerospace
19 49 (0.32%) French Language
20 41 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4,788 (30.92%) Developer
2 1,906 (12.31%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,589 (10.26%) Python Developer
4 1,419 (9.16%) Software Engineer
5 946 (6.11%) Data Scientist
6 852 (5.50%) Senior Developer
7 813 (5.25%) Java Developer
8 788 (5.09%) Software Developer
9 755 (4.88%) Python Engineer
10 738 (4.77%) Analyst
11 715 (4.62%) Data Engineer
12 685 (4.42%) Linux Engineer
13 644 (4.16%) AWS Engineer
14 575 (3.71%) Cloud Engineer
15 513 (3.31%) Architect
16 482 (3.11%) AWS DevOps
17 471 (3.04%) Graduate
18 461 (2.98%) Junior
19 412 (2.66%) Java Engineer
20 409 (2.64%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,569 (10.13%) HTML
2 1,330 (8.59%) CSS
3 1,299 (8.39%) .NET
4 1,292 (8.34%) Web Services
5 1,286 (8.30%) AngularJS
6 1,145 (7.39%) Django
7 1,099 (7.10%) Node.js
8 937 (6.05%) React
9 833 (5.38%) REST
10 761 (4.91%) Kafka
11 690 (4.46%) RESTful
12 628 (4.06%) Natural Language Processing
13 591 (3.82%) Spring
14 505 (3.26%) XML
15 480 (3.10%) TensorFlow
16 471 (3.04%) JSON
17 464 (3.00%) RabbitMQ
18 463 (2.99%) jQuery
19 447 (2.89%) HTML5
20 412 (2.66%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 2,252 (14.54%) Computer Science
2 1,452 (9.38%) Algorithms
3 1,393 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1,010 (6.52%) Fintech
5 582 (3.76%) Greenfield Project
6 473 (3.05%) User Experience
7 471 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
8 435 (2.81%) Data Structures
9 429 (2.77%) Hedge funds
10 425 (2.74%) Public Cloud
11 403 (2.60%) Data Centre
12 334 (2.16%) Mobile App
13 320 (2.07%) Derivative
13 320 (2.07%) Linux Command Line
14 312 (2.01%) Management Information System
15 297 (1.92%) Equities
16 288 (1.86%) Fixed Income
17 273 (1.76%) Cyberthreat
18 249 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 242 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5,794 (37.42%) Linux
2 1,783 (11.51%) Windows
3 1,532 (9.89%) Unix
4 552 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 509 (3.29%) CentOS
6 368 (2.38%) Android
7 336 (2.17%) Ubuntu
8 268 (1.73%) Windows Server
9 245 (1.58%) Apple iOS
10 204 (1.32%) Debian
11 147 (0.95%) Mac OS X
12 113 (0.73%) Solaris
13 69 (0.45%) Mac OS
14 68 (0.44%) CoreOS
15 65 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
16 62 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
17 55 (0.36%) AIX
18 49 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
19 46 (0.30%) Fedora
20 43 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,033 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4,078 (26.34%) DevOps
3 3,134 (20.24%) Software Engineering
4 2,536 (16.38%) Machine Learning
5 2,155 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
6 2,125 (13.72%) Analytics
7 2,022 (13.06%) Data Science
8 1,822 (11.77%) Problem-Solving
9 1,790 (11.56%) Mathematics
10 1,685 (10.88%) Test Automation
11 1,641 (10.60%) TDD
12 1,546 (9.98%) Scrum
13 1,508 (9.74%) Open Source
14 1,483 (9.58%) Configuration Management
15 1,251 (8.08%) Artificial Intelligence
16 1,165 (7.52%) Microservices
17 1,079 (6.97%) OO
18 931 (6.01%) SDLC
19 893 (5.77%) Mentoring
20 800 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6,242 (40.31%) Java
2 4,133 (26.69%) SQL
3 3,409 (22.01%) JavaScript
4 3,332 (21.52%) C++
5 2,729 (17.62%) C#
6 2,625 (16.95%) Ruby
7 2,474 (15.98%) Bash Shell
8 2,084 (13.46%) Perl
9 1,776 (11.47%) C
10 1,568 (10.13%) R
11 1,450 (9.36%) Scala
12 1,426 (9.21%) PHP
13 1,200 (7.75%) PowerShell
14 1,023 (6.61%) Go
15 746 (4.82%) Shell Script
16 482 (3.11%) MATLAB
17 232 (1.50%) Java 8
18 221 (1.43%) T-SQL
19 197 (1.27%) VBA
20 158 (1.02%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2,877 (18.58%) Degree
2 972 (6.28%) PhD
3 818 (5.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 634 (4.09%) Security Cleared
5 327 (2.11%) DV Cleared
6 288 (1.86%) Numerate Degree
7 282 (1.82%) Master's Degree
8 274 (1.77%) SC Cleared
9 247 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
10 187 (1.21%) AWS Certification
11 171 (1.10%) CCNP
12 136 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
13 126 (0.81%) CCNA
14 110 (0.71%) CISSP
15 99 (0.64%) MCSE
16 85 (0.55%) RHCE
17 84 (0.54%) ISTQB
18 73 (0.47%) SANS
19 63 (0.41%) SSCP
20 62 (0.40%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 923 (5.96%) QA
2 291 (1.88%) GCP
3 107 (0.69%) Data Quality
4 89 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 88 (0.57%) PCI DSS
6 76 (0.49%) GDPR
7 63 (0.41%) SLA
8 18 (0.12%) MiFID
9 17 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 14 (0.090%) Disclosure Scotland
11 12 (0.077%) JTAG
12 9 (0.058%) Actionable Recommendations
12 9 (0.058%) IEC 61131
12 9 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 8 (0.052%) ARP4754
13 8 (0.052%) Cyber Essentials
13 8 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 7 (0.045%) EMIR
14 7 (0.045%) HIPAA
14 7 (0.045%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3,006 (19.41%) Docker
2 503 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 274 (1.77%) HDFS
4 261 (1.69%) Active Directory
5 195 (1.26%) vSphere
6 146 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
7 145 (0.94%) Hyper-V
8 143 (0.92%) Apache Flume
9 118 (0.76%) Firmware
10 97 (0.63%) KVM
11 93 (0.60%) VirtualBox
12 80 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
13 77 (0.50%) Xen
14 50 (0.32%) NFS
15 46 (0.30%) iptables
16 45 (0.29%) Samba
17 39 (0.25%) Ceph
17 39 (0.25%) VMware NSX
18 38 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
19 37 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2,355 (15.21%) Ansible
2 2,137 (13.80%) Puppet
3 1,684 (10.88%) Opscode Chef
4 1,522 (9.83%) Kubernetes
5 1,129 (7.29%) Terraform
6 460 (2.97%) Nagios
7 375 (2.42%) Salt
8 213 (1.38%) Packer
9 212 (1.37%) Docker Swarm
10 193 (1.25%) ZABBIX
11 149 (0.96%) Kibana
12 143 (0.92%) Prometheus
13 128 (0.83%) logstash
14 126 (0.81%) Grafana
15 116 (0.75%) Hadoop YARN
16 113 (0.73%) Graphite
17 103 (0.67%) Rancher
18 100 (0.65%) Consul
19 99 (0.64%) Mesos
20 83 (0.54%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1,120 (7.23%) Google
2 1,032 (6.66%) Oracle
3 1,003 (6.48%) Microsoft
4 763 (4.93%) VMware
5 698 (4.51%) Red Hat
6 487 (3.14%) Tableau
7 390 (2.52%) Cisco
8 384 (2.48%) Splunk
9 319 (2.06%) Cloudera
10 230 (1.49%) IBM
11 218 (1.41%) SAP
12 186 (1.20%) New Relic
13 183 (1.18%) Atlassian
14 177 (1.14%) Hortonworks
15 173 (1.12%) SaltStack
16 159 (1.03%) WorldPay
17 154 (0.99%) Sybase
18 135 (0.87%) Citrix
19 134 (0.87%) AppDynamics
20 127 (0.82%) Talend