Period
to 3 June 2020

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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > England
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 16 18
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Python 10,309 14,884 14,897
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 12.78% 11.28% 9.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.19% 20.75% 16.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8,894 12,564 12,206
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £96,250 £91,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 44,452 71,732 90,548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.12% 54.35% 56.23%
Number of salaries quoted 36,936 59,032 75,782
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Python in England

Python
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python in England.

Salary trend for Python in England

Python
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python in England over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

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 3 June 2020. 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 -2 6,189 £75,000 +7.14% 535
South East +2 1,492 £52,500 +5.00% 134
North of England +6 1,021 £52,500 - 130
South West +2 623 £50,000 +5.26% 88
Midlands +23 519 £50,000 +5.26% 73
North West +5 490 £52,500 - 79
Yorkshire +8 445 £55,000 +10.00% 32
East of England +1 435 £55,000 - 111
West Midlands +28 361 £50,000 - 51
East Midlands +26 157 £50,000 +21.95% 21
North East +5 86 £47,500 -3.72% 19
South Coast -1 1 - -
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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 3,566 (34.59%) AWS
2 3,537 (34.31%) Java
3 3,269 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
4 2,980 (28.91%) SQL
5 2,902 (28.15%) DevOps
6 2,512 (24.37%) Linux
7 2,433 (23.60%) JavaScript
8 2,342 (22.72%) Finance
9 2,314 (22.45%) Software Engineering
10 2,310 (22.41%) Docker
11 2,152 (20.87%) Azure
12 1,859 (18.03%) Kubernetes
13 1,786 (17.32%) Analytics
14 1,774 (17.21%) C#
15 1,573 (15.26%) C++
16 1,510 (14.65%) Degree
17 1,471 (14.27%) Git (software)
18 1,413 (13.71%) Ansible
19 1,395 (13.53%) Jenkins
20 1,349 (13.09%) Machine Learning
21 1,340 (13.00%) Data Science
22 1,338 (12.98%) Bash Shell
23 1,334 (12.94%) Terraform
24 1,286 (12.47%) GCP
25 1,100 (10.67%) R
26 1,093 (10.60%) Computer Science
27 1,044 (10.13%) Windows
28 1,018 (9.87%) Big Data
29 1,017 (9.87%) Test Automation
30 980 (9.51%) Node.js

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
1 736 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 381 (3.70%) Apache
3 293 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
4 262 (2.54%) Confluence
5 184 (1.78%) SAS
6 146 (1.42%) Apache Airflow
7 124 (1.20%) OpenStack
8 98 (0.95%) Tomcat
9 95 (0.92%) nginx
10 93 (0.90%) Jupyter
11 78 (0.76%) IIS
12 51 (0.49%) SharePoint
13 45 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
14 38 (0.37%) Luigi
15 37 (0.36%) JBoss
16 33 (0.32%) Apache Solr
16 33 (0.32%) ArcGIS
16 33 (0.32%) WebSphere
17 28 (0.27%) CMS
18 25 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 228 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 80 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
3 55 (0.53%) SPSS
4 33 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 19 (0.18%) Chatbot
6 13 (0.13%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.078%) Simulink
8 5 (0.049%) S-PLUS
8 5 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.039%) Adobe Premiere
9 4 (0.039%) Adobe XD
9 4 (0.039%) GNU Octave
9 4 (0.039%) Notepad++
9 4 (0.039%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.039%) Sketch
9 4 (0.039%) Zeplin
10 3 (0.029%) Gephi
10 3 (0.029%) Maya
10 3 (0.029%) NUKE
10 3 (0.029%) Stata
Business Applications
1 89 (0.86%) FINCAD Analytics
2 62 (0.60%) Eagle PACE
2 62 (0.60%) Markit EDM
2 62 (0.60%) PolarLake
3 20 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
4 12 (0.12%) FastStats
5 10 (0.097%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.087%) Magento
6 9 (0.087%) Payment Gateway
7 8 (0.078%) Shopify
8 7 (0.068%) Oracle Applications
8 7 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (0.068%) SAP ERP
8 7 (0.068%) Sentinel
9 6 (0.058%) Relativity
10 5 (0.049%) SAP CRM
10 5 (0.049%) SAP IS-U
11 4 (0.039%) Actimize
11 4 (0.039%) assyst
11 4 (0.039%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 3,566 (34.59%) AWS
2 2,152 (20.87%) Azure
3 1,286 (12.47%) GCP
4 657 (6.37%) Serverless
5 491 (4.76%) SaaS
6 486 (4.71%) Power Platform
7 428 (4.15%) AWS Lambda
8 320 (3.10%) Amazon S3
9 307 (2.98%) AWS CloudFormation
10 304 (2.95%) GitHub
11 265 (2.57%) Amazon EC2
12 229 (2.22%) OpenShift
13 215 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
14 210 (2.04%) Amazon ECS
15 180 (1.75%) PaaS
16 144 (1.40%) IaaS
17 131 (1.27%) Amazon EMR
18 127 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
18 127 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 110 (1.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 326 (3.16%) Firewall
2 290 (2.81%) TCP/IP
3 208 (2.02%) DNS
4 178 (1.73%) HTTP
5 167 (1.62%) Internet
6 134 (1.30%) VPN
7 119 (1.15%) Network Security
8 106 (1.03%) BGP
9 90 (0.87%) WAN
10 86 (0.83%) Wireshark
11 76 (0.74%) MPLS
12 72 (0.70%) Wireless
13 70 (0.68%) DHCP
14 64 (0.62%) LAN
15 60 (0.58%) OSPF
16 55 (0.53%) SNMP
17 53 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
18 52 (0.50%) VoIP
19 49 (0.48%) SAN
20 48 (0.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,018 (9.87%) Big Data
2 877 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
3 862 (8.36%) SQL Server
4 831 (8.06%) NoSQL
5 695 (6.74%) MySQL
6 667 (6.47%) Hadoop
7 626 (6.07%) Data Warehouse
8 546 (5.30%) Relational Database
9 474 (4.60%) Power BI
10 467 (4.53%) MongoDB
11 368 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
12 356 (3.45%) Data Lake
13 284 (2.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 262 (2.54%) Redis
15 248 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 214 (2.08%) Amazon Athena
17 203 (1.97%) Apache Hive
18 194 (1.88%) Amazon RDS
19 191 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
20 177 (1.72%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 1,471 (14.27%) Git (software)
2 1,395 (13.53%) Jenkins
3 574 (5.57%) JIRA
4 336 (3.26%) Selenium
5 305 (2.96%) GitLab
6 252 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 211 (2.05%) Cucumber
8 196 (1.90%) Bitbucket
9 184 (1.78%) TeamCity
10 182 (1.77%) Subversion
11 144 (1.40%) Artifactory
12 134 (1.30%) Maven
13 112 (1.09%) Vagrant
14 107 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
14 107 (1.04%) Visual Studio
15 103 (1.00%) CircleCI
16 88 (0.85%) JUnit
17 84 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
18 80 (0.78%) JMeter
19 77 (0.75%) webpack
General
1 2,342 (22.72%) Finance
2 709 (6.88%) Banking
3 644 (6.25%) Front Office
4 421 (4.08%) Marketing
5 316 (3.07%) Retail
6 241 (2.34%) Games
7 210 (2.04%) Legal
8 193 (1.87%) Investment Banking
9 181 (1.76%) Telecoms
10 166 (1.61%) Back Office
11 162 (1.57%) Law
12 158 (1.53%) Public Sector
13 140 (1.36%) Electronics
14 114 (1.11%) Advertising
15 110 (1.07%) Manufacturing
16 96 (0.93%) Financial Institution
17 91 (0.88%) Automotive
18 79 (0.77%) Aerospace
19 44 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
20 32 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 2,896 (28.09%) Developer
2 1,135 (11.01%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,071 (10.39%) Software Engineer
4 1,044 (10.13%) Python Developer
5 843 (8.18%) Data Engineer
6 773 (7.50%) Python Engineer
7 700 (6.79%) Analyst
8 559 (5.42%) AWS Engineer
9 472 (4.58%) Java Developer
10 442 (4.29%) Senior Developer
11 432 (4.19%) Data Scientist
12 426 (4.13%) Architect
13 399 (3.87%) Software Developer
14 345 (3.35%) Junior
15 333 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
16 278 (2.70%) Python Software Engineer
17 255 (2.47%) Data Analyst
18 243 (2.36%) Full Stack Developer
19 235 (2.28%) AWS DevOps
20 222 (2.15%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 980 (9.51%) Node.js
2 969 (9.40%) Web Services
3 861 (8.35%) .NET
4 810 (7.86%) React
5 766 (7.43%) HTML
6 713 (6.92%) AngularJS
7 636 (6.17%) CSS
8 583 (5.66%) Django
9 560 (5.43%) REST
10 536 (5.20%) Kafka
11 422 (4.09%) RESTful
12 338 (3.28%) Flask
13 327 (3.17%) HTML5
14 277 (2.69%) Vue.js
15 256 (2.48%) Pandas
16 251 (2.43%) JSON
17 230 (2.23%) Natural Language Processing
18 214 (2.08%) Spring
19 210 (2.04%) NumPy
19 210 (2.04%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 946 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
2 644 (6.25%) Hedge funds
3 641 (6.22%) Algorithms
4 534 (5.18%) Derivative
5 492 (4.77%) Fixed Income
6 458 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
7 332 (3.22%) User Experience
8 321 (3.11%) Public Cloud
9 303 (2.94%) Equities
10 284 (2.75%) Data Structures
11 227 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 226 (2.19%) Mobile App
13 187 (1.81%) Cloud Native
14 186 (1.80%) Management Information System
15 184 (1.78%) Data Centre
16 162 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
17 148 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
18 123 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
19 120 (1.16%) Blog
20 92 (0.89%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2,512 (24.37%) Linux
2 1,044 (10.13%) Windows
3 552 (5.35%) Unix
4 251 (2.43%) CentOS
5 234 (2.27%) Android
6 207 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 197 (1.91%) Apple iOS
8 161 (1.56%) Windows Server
9 131 (1.27%) Ubuntu
10 62 (0.60%) Debian
11 41 (0.40%) Mac OS
12 37 (0.36%) Solaris
13 36 (0.35%) VMS
14 33 (0.32%) Fedora
15 30 (0.29%) Kali Linux
16 29 (0.28%) Mac OS X
16 29 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
17 23 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
18 21 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
19 16 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,269 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 2,902 (28.15%) DevOps
3 2,314 (22.45%) Software Engineering
4 1,786 (17.32%) Analytics
5 1,349 (13.09%) Machine Learning
6 1,340 (13.00%) Data Science
7 1,093 (10.60%) Computer Science
8 1,017 (9.87%) Test Automation
9 975 (9.46%) Artificial Intelligence
10 964 (9.35%) Microservices
11 948 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
12 931 (9.03%) Fintech
13 920 (8.92%) Problem-Solving
14 906 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
15 825 (8.00%) Scrum
16 788 (7.64%) TDD
17 770 (7.47%) Mathematics
18 758 (7.35%) Mentoring
19 739 (7.17%) ETL
20 687 (6.66%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3,537 (34.31%) Java
2 2,980 (28.91%) SQL
3 2,433 (23.60%) JavaScript
4 1,774 (17.21%) C#
5 1,573 (15.26%) C++
6 1,338 (12.98%) Bash Shell
7 1,100 (10.67%) R
8 941 (9.13%) Ruby
9 895 (8.68%) PowerShell
10 893 (8.66%) Go
11 729 (7.07%) Scala
12 695 (6.74%) C
13 644 (6.25%) PHP
14 516 (5.01%) Perl
15 283 (2.75%) TypeScript
16 279 (2.71%) Shell Script
17 258 (2.50%) MATLAB
18 245 (2.38%) Kotlin
19 188 (1.82%) VBA
20 151 (1.46%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1,510 (14.65%) Degree
2 468 (4.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 450 (4.37%) Security Cleared
4 300 (2.91%) PhD
5 246 (2.39%) SC Cleared
6 211 (2.05%) DV Cleared
7 147 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
8 112 (1.09%) Master's Degree
9 109 (1.06%) CISSP
10 103 (1.00%) AWS Certification
11 87 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
12 84 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
13 83 (0.81%) ISTQB
14 81 (0.79%) CCNP
15 71 (0.69%) CCNA
16 67 (0.65%) SANS
17 61 (0.59%) OSCP
18 49 (0.48%) CREST Certified
18 49 (0.48%) ISEB
19 48 (0.47%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 500 (4.85%) QA
2 127 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 93 (0.90%) GAAP
4 89 (0.86%) GDPR
5 86 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 48 (0.47%) NIST
7 38 (0.37%) SLA
8 30 (0.29%) PCI DSS
9 16 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
9 16 (0.16%) ISO 9001
10 13 (0.13%) COBIT
11 12 (0.12%) MiFID
12 11 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 10 (0.097%) NIST 800
14 9 (0.087%) ISO 22301
15 7 (0.068%) Dodd-Frank
15 7 (0.068%) EMIR
16 6 (0.058%) FINRA
17 5 (0.049%) AICPA
17 5 (0.049%) UCITS
System Software
1 2,310 (22.41%) Docker
2 318 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 150 (1.46%) Active Directory
4 91 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 84 (0.81%) Firmware
6 74 (0.72%) VirtualBox
7 57 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
8 55 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 44 (0.43%) KVM
10 38 (0.37%) HDFS
11 37 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
12 36 (0.35%) Apache Flume
13 31 (0.30%) vSphere
14 30 (0.29%) Xen
15 25 (0.24%) NFS
16 23 (0.22%) Samba
17 20 (0.19%) VMware NSX
18 18 (0.17%) XenApp
18 18 (0.17%) XenDesktop
19 13 (0.13%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 1,859 (18.03%) Kubernetes
2 1,413 (13.71%) Ansible
3 1,334 (12.94%) Terraform
4 729 (7.07%) Puppet
5 529 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
6 165 (1.60%) Prometheus
7 164 (1.59%) Grafana
8 143 (1.39%) Packer
9 124 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
10 122 (1.18%) Nagios
11 100 (0.97%) Salt
12 75 (0.73%) Kibana
13 64 (0.62%) ZABBIX
14 62 (0.60%) Nessus
15 56 (0.54%) Consul
16 44 (0.43%) Graphite
17 38 (0.37%) Rancher
18 35 (0.34%) Oozie
19 29 (0.28%) logstash
19 29 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 810 (7.86%) Google
2 736 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 647 (6.28%) Oracle
4 548 (5.32%) Tableau
5 388 (3.76%) VMware
6 308 (2.99%) Red Hat
7 213 (2.07%) Bloomberg
8 209 (2.03%) Splunk
9 172 (1.67%) Cisco
10 148 (1.44%) Databricks
11 139 (1.35%) Atlassian
12 135 (1.31%) Alteryx
13 134 (1.30%) Teradata
14 121 (1.17%) IBM
15 115 (1.12%) Informatica
16 106 (1.03%) Talend
17 101 (0.98%) Blue Prism
17 101 (0.98%) Cadence
18 100 (0.97%) UiPath
19 96 (0.93%) Automation Anywhere