Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 27 47
Rank change year-on-year +5 +20 +22
Permanent jobs citing Python 14167 12079 10940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.39% 6.73% 5.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.15% 12.71% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11721 10578 9361
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
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 93505 95001 107308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.37% 52.95% 52.02%
Number of salaries quoted 77541 82636 92613
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 7827 £65,000 +8.33% 411
South East +14 2401 £50,000 - 111
East of England +16 1312 £50,000 +5.26% 132
North of England +17 1231 £50,000 +25.00% 99
South West +5 783 £47,500 - 57
North West +29 650 £50,000 +25.00% 51
Midlands +21 604 £42,500 - 42
Yorkshire +22 533 £50,000 +25.00% 42
West Midlands +20 348 £42,500 +6.25% 24
East Midlands +14 271 £42,500 +6.25% 17
North East +12 48 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 6061 (42.78%) Java
2 5319 (37.54%) Linux
3 4901 (34.59%) Agile Software Development
4 3812 (26.91%) SQL
5 3358 (23.70%) Amazon AWS
6 3255 (22.98%) DevOps
7 3131 (22.10%) C++
8 3108 (21.94%) Finance
9 3043 (21.48%) JavaScript
10 2819 (19.90%) Degree
11 2672 (18.86%) Software Engineering
12 2642 (18.65%) Ruby
13 2404 (16.97%) C#
14 2360 (16.66%) Bash Shell
15 2228 (15.73%) Computer Science
16 2206 (15.57%) Perl
17 2193 (15.48%) Docker
18 2082 (14.70%) Puppet
19 2024 (14.29%) Machine Learning
20 1993 (14.07%) Ansible
21 1987 (14.03%) Jenkins
22 1984 (14.00%) Analytics
23 1936 (13.67%) Git (software)
24 1856 (13.10%) Big Data
25 1763 (12.44%) Windows
26 1712 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
27 1702 (12.01%) Opscode Chef
28 1655 (11.68%) Unix
29 1638 (11.56%) HTML
30 1559 (11.00%) Mathematics

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 1273 (8.99%) Apache Spark
2 823 (5.81%) Apache
3 650 (4.59%) Elasticsearch
4 493 (3.48%) Tomcat
5 490 (3.46%) OpenStack
6 485 (3.42%) SAS
7 408 (2.88%) nginx
8 382 (2.70%) Confluence
9 181 (1.28%) IIS
10 174 (1.23%) JBoss
11 145 (1.02%) WebSphere
12 142 (1.00%) Apache Solr
13 131 (0.92%) Apache Pig
14 117 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
15 112 (0.79%) Jetty
16 108 (0.76%) CMS
17 103 (0.73%) WebLogic
18 86 (0.61%) CloudStack
19 76 (0.54%) SharePoint
20 53 (0.37%) DataSynapse
Applications
1 237 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 158 (1.12%) SPSS
3 95 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
4 45 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 32 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 21 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 17 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 16 (0.11%) Chatbot
9 14 (0.099%) Stata
10 13 (0.092%) Mathematica
11 11 (0.078%) HipChat
12 9 (0.064%) Maya
12 9 (0.064%) Simulink
13 8 (0.056%) GNU Octave
14 7 (0.049%) FrameMaker
14 7 (0.049%) InDesign
15 6 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
15 6 (0.042%) S-PLUS
16 4 (0.028%) CPLEX
16 4 (0.028%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 19 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.12%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 15 (0.11%) SAP ERP
4 14 (0.099%) Teamcenter
5 11 (0.078%) Adobe Campaign
6 9 (0.064%) Magento
6 9 (0.064%) Odoo
7 8 (0.056%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.049%) Eikon
8 7 (0.049%) R3 Corda
9 6 (0.042%) Front Arena
9 6 (0.042%) Oracle BPM
9 6 (0.042%) Revive Adserver
10 5 (0.035%) ION MarketView
10 5 (0.035%) WebTrends
11 4 (0.028%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 4 (0.028%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.028%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 4 (0.028%) Unit4 Business World
12 3 (0.021%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 3358 (23.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1303 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 527 (3.72%) Google Cloud Platform
4 505 (3.56%) SaaS
5 331 (2.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 327 (2.31%) GitHub
7 291 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
8 264 (1.86%) PaaS
9 256 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
10 202 (1.43%) IaaS
11 191 (1.35%) Amazon S3
12 135 (0.95%) Serverless
13 106 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
14 97 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 87 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
15 87 (0.61%) OpenShift
16 76 (0.54%) Google Analytics
17 70 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
18 69 (0.49%) Azure Machine Learning
19 67 (0.47%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 589 (4.16%) TCP/IP
2 515 (3.64%) Firewall
3 444 (3.13%) DNS
4 380 (2.68%) HTTP
5 367 (2.59%) Internet
6 269 (1.90%) VPN
7 254 (1.79%) Wireless
8 215 (1.52%) WAN
9 181 (1.28%) BGP
10 180 (1.27%) Network Security
11 178 (1.26%) DHCP
12 174 (1.23%) SSL
13 142 (1.00%) LAN
14 132 (0.93%) OSPF
15 109 (0.77%) LDAP
16 101 (0.71%) IPsec
17 98 (0.69%) Ethernet
17 98 (0.69%) SMTP
18 93 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
19 91 (0.64%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1856 (13.10%) Big Data
2 1419 (10.02%) Hadoop
3 1351 (9.54%) MySQL
4 1238 (8.74%) NoSQL
5 982 (6.93%) PostgreSQL
6 968 (6.83%) SQL Server
7 946 (6.68%) MongoDB
8 761 (5.37%) Relational Database
9 571 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
10 507 (3.58%) Apache Cassandra
11 373 (2.63%) Apache Hive
12 360 (2.54%) Redis
13 286 (2.02%) RDBMS
14 275 (1.94%) Data Mining
15 205 (1.45%) Power BI
16 202 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
17 198 (1.40%) HBase
18 154 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
19 143 (1.01%) QlikView
20 130 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1987 (14.03%) Jenkins
2 1936 (13.67%) Git (software)
3 904 (6.38%) JIRA
4 685 (4.84%) Selenium
5 427 (3.01%) Subversion
6 421 (2.97%) Cucumber
7 410 (2.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 410 (2.89%) Maven
8 377 (2.66%) TeamCity
9 365 (2.58%) JUnit
10 224 (1.58%) Visual Studio
11 208 (1.47%) Vagrant
12 179 (1.26%) Bitbucket
13 173 (1.22%) Gradle
14 168 (1.19%) WebDriver
15 165 (1.16%) JMeter
16 159 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
17 153 (1.08%) gulp
18 126 (0.89%) Appium
19 117 (0.83%) Eclipse
General
1 3108 (21.94%) Finance
2 1040 (7.34%) Banking
3 896 (6.32%) Marketing
4 707 (4.99%) Telecoms
5 587 (4.14%) Retail
6 541 (3.82%) Investment Banking
7 518 (3.66%) Front Office
8 501 (3.54%) Electronics
9 386 (2.72%) Manufacturing
10 363 (2.56%) Games
11 354 (2.50%) Retail Banking
12 243 (1.72%) Advertising
13 227 (1.60%) Financial Institution
14 147 (1.04%) Legal
15 124 (0.88%) Publishing
16 100 (0.71%) Automotive
17 73 (0.52%) Back Office
18 62 (0.44%) Aerospace
19 55 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
20 54 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 4758 (33.59%) Developer
2 1761 (12.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 1678 (11.84%) Python Developer
4 1319 (9.31%) Software Engineer
5 923 (6.52%) Java Developer
6 886 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 851 (6.01%) Data Scientist
8 787 (5.56%) Analyst
9 728 (5.14%) Linux Engineer
10 706 (4.98%) Software Developer
11 611 (4.31%) Graduate
12 493 (3.48%) Junior
13 484 (3.42%) AWS Engineer
14 480 (3.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 442 (3.12%) Architect
16 402 (2.84%) Java Engineer
17 401 (2.83%) C++ Software Engineer
18 385 (2.72%) AWS DevOps
19 378 (2.67%) Systems Engineer
20 372 (2.63%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1638 (11.56%) HTML
2 1320 (9.32%) CSS
3 1124 (7.93%) .NET
4 1070 (7.55%) Web Services
5 1068 (7.54%) AngularJS
6 1021 (7.21%) Node.js
7 884 (6.24%) Django
8 692 (4.88%) REST
9 678 (4.79%) React
10 582 (4.11%) RESTful
11 574 (4.05%) HTML5
12 513 (3.62%) Kafka
13 465 (3.28%) Spring
14 446 (3.15%) jQuery
15 425 (3.00%) Flask
16 416 (2.94%) Natural Language Processing
17 413 (2.92%) XML
18 367 (2.59%) JSON
19 338 (2.39%) RabbitMQ
20 332 (2.34%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2228 (15.73%) Computer Science
2 1279 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1255 (8.86%) Algorithms
4 705 (4.98%) Fintech
5 462 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
6 420 (2.96%) User Experience
7 326 (2.30%) Data Centre
8 324 (2.29%) Mobile App
9 295 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
10 286 (2.02%) Public Cloud
11 266 (1.88%) Derivative
12 261 (1.84%) Data Structures
13 249 (1.76%) Hedge funds
14 211 (1.49%) Management Information System
15 202 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 196 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
17 175 (1.24%) Equities
18 155 (1.09%) Private Cloud
19 141 (1.00%) Fixed Income
20 116 (0.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5319 (37.54%) Linux
2 1763 (12.44%) Windows
3 1655 (11.68%) Unix
4 596 (4.21%) CentOS
5 559 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 405 (2.86%) Ubuntu
7 346 (2.44%) Android
8 278 (1.96%) Apple iOS
9 209 (1.48%) Debian
10 192 (1.36%) Windows Server
11 129 (0.91%) Solaris
12 85 (0.60%) CoreOS
13 82 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
14 71 (0.50%) Mac OS X
15 59 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
16 51 (0.36%) AIX
17 49 (0.35%) Mac OS
18 46 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
19 43 (0.30%) Windows 7
20 33 (0.23%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 4901 (34.59%) Agile Software Development
2 3255 (22.98%) DevOps
3 2672 (18.86%) Software Engineering
4 2024 (14.29%) Machine Learning
5 1984 (14.00%) Analytics
6 1712 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
7 1559 (11.00%) Mathematics
8 1508 (10.64%) TDD
9 1489 (10.51%) Open Source
10 1474 (10.40%) Test Automation
11 1336 (9.43%) Scrum
12 1228 (8.67%) Configuration Management
13 1081 (7.63%) OO
14 957 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
15 787 (5.56%) SDLC
16 782 (5.52%) BDD
17 776 (5.48%) Microservices
18 750 (5.29%) Mentoring
19 709 (5.00%) Physics
20 683 (4.82%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6061 (42.78%) Java
2 3812 (26.91%) SQL
3 3131 (22.10%) C++
4 3043 (21.48%) JavaScript
5 2642 (18.65%) Ruby
6 2404 (16.97%) C#
7 2360 (16.66%) Bash Shell
8 2206 (15.57%) Perl
9 1470 (10.38%) R
10 1465 (10.34%) PHP
11 1377 (9.72%) C
12 1241 (8.76%) Scala
13 908 (6.41%) PowerShell
14 793 (5.60%) Shell Script
15 754 (5.32%) Go
16 583 (4.12%) MATLAB
17 238 (1.68%) PL/SQL
18 229 (1.62%) T-SQL
19 222 (1.57%) Groovy
20 171 (1.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2819 (19.90%) Degree
2 921 (6.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 817 (5.77%) PhD
4 490 (3.46%) Security Cleared
5 243 (1.72%) SC Cleared
6 189 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
7 187 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
8 169 (1.19%) DV Cleared
9 167 (1.18%) Master's Degree
10 136 (0.96%) CISSP
11 131 (0.92%) CCNP
12 89 (0.63%) ISTQB
13 81 (0.57%) CCNA
14 79 (0.56%) AWS Certification
15 75 (0.53%) ISEB
16 72 (0.51%) GIAC
17 62 (0.44%) RHCE
18 57 (0.40%) CISM
19 55 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
20 53 (0.37%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 823 (5.81%) QA
2 121 (0.85%) GCP
3 120 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 77 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 65 (0.46%) SLA
6 63 (0.44%) PCI DSS
7 35 (0.25%) GDPR
8 20 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
9 15 (0.11%) GPG13
10 14 (0.099%) IFRS
10 14 (0.099%) IFRS 9
11 12 (0.085%) HIPAA
11 12 (0.085%) ISO 9001
12 10 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 9 (0.064%) COBIT
13 9 (0.064%) PMO
14 8 (0.056%) SEPA
15 7 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 5 (0.035%) NIST 800
16 5 (0.035%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2193 (15.48%) Docker
2 463 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 220 (1.55%) Active Directory
4 179 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
5 156 (1.10%) Hyper-V
6 146 (1.03%) vSphere
7 109 (0.77%) Xen
8 100 (0.71%) Firmware
9 95 (0.67%) HDFS
10 94 (0.66%) KVM
11 86 (0.61%) Apache Flume
12 79 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
13 76 (0.54%) NFS
14 71 (0.50%) XenServer
15 63 (0.44%) iptables
16 60 (0.42%) Varnish
17 39 (0.28%) LXC
18 34 (0.24%) Snort
19 29 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
20 27 (0.19%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 2082 (14.70%) Puppet
2 1993 (14.07%) Ansible
3 1702 (12.01%) Opscode Chef
4 974 (6.88%) Kubernetes
5 655 (4.62%) Terraform
6 388 (2.74%) Nagios
7 234 (1.65%) Salt
8 155 (1.09%) Kibana
9 154 (1.09%) Packer
10 128 (0.90%) Grafana
11 120 (0.85%) logstash
11 120 (0.85%) Mesos
12 108 (0.76%) Cobbler
12 108 (0.76%) ZABBIX
13 98 (0.69%) HAProxy
14 90 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
15 75 (0.53%) Tivoli
16 74 (0.52%) Prometheus
17 72 (0.51%) Graphite
18 60 (0.42%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1069 (7.55%) Oracle
2 835 (5.89%) Google
3 826 (5.83%) Microsoft
4 765 (5.40%) Red Hat
5 658 (4.64%) VMware
6 500 (3.53%) Tableau
7 420 (2.96%) SAP
8 352 (2.48%) Cisco
9 301 (2.12%) Splunk
10 180 (1.27%) SaltStack
11 163 (1.15%) HP
12 147 (1.04%) Atlassian
13 145 (1.02%) IBM
14 132 (0.93%) Cloudera
15 125 (0.88%) Juniper
16 112 (0.79%) Hortonworks
17 105 (0.74%) New Relic
18 102 (0.72%) TIBCO
19 100 (0.71%) Palo Alto
20 98 (0.69%) Adobe