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

Python
UK > England
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 15 18
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Python 8,625 15,194 15,503
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 13.93% 11.40% 9.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.71% 21.17% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 7,470 12,661 12,702
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,225 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £92,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 34,902 71,777 90,689
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.36% 53.88% 56.10%
Number of salaries quoted 29,023 59,342 75,824
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +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 August 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 August 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 +3 5,147 £75,000 +7.14% 620
South East +2 1,169 £52,500 +5.00% 149
North of England +4 901 £52,500 +5.00% 134
South West +4 549 £50,500 +1.00% 108
Midlands +24 450 £50,000 - 72
North West +12 441 £52,500 - 73
East of England +2 389 £55,000 - 111
Yorkshire +6 388 £55,000 +10.00% 39
West Midlands +23 312 £50,000 - 52
East Midlands +21 135 £45,000 - 20
North East +11 72 £47,500 +2.25% 22
South Coast -1 1 - -
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 3,204 (37.15%) AWS
2 2,913 (33.77%) Java
3 2,600 (30.14%) DevOps
4 2,587 (29.99%) Agile Software Development
5 2,386 (27.66%) SQL
6 2,087 (24.20%) JavaScript
7 2,082 (24.14%) Linux
8 2,016 (23.37%) Finance
9 1,943 (22.53%) Azure
10 1,910 (22.14%) Software Engineering
11 1,903 (22.06%) Docker
12 1,560 (18.09%) Kubernetes
13 1,428 (16.56%) C#
14 1,303 (15.11%) Analytics
15 1,257 (14.57%) C++
16 1,245 (14.43%) Degree
17 1,231 (14.27%) Git (software)
18 1,200 (13.91%) Jenkins
19 1,162 (13.47%) Terraform
20 1,150 (13.33%) GCP
20 1,150 (13.33%) Ansible
21 1,085 (12.58%) Bash Shell
22 1,040 (12.06%) Machine Learning
23 987 (11.44%) Data Science
24 932 (10.81%) Web Services
25 911 (10.56%) Computer Science
26 887 (10.28%) R
27 873 (10.12%) Microservices
28 864 (10.02%) Node.js
29 832 (9.65%) Fintech

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
1 541 (6.27%) Apache Spark
2 376 (4.36%) Apache
3 234 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
4 231 (2.68%) Confluence
5 139 (1.61%) SAS
6 109 (1.26%) Apache Airflow
7 90 (1.04%) OpenStack
8 79 (0.92%) nginx
9 76 (0.88%) Tomcat
10 71 (0.82%) Jupyter
11 47 (0.54%) SharePoint
12 43 (0.50%) IIS
13 38 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
14 30 (0.35%) Luigi
15 29 (0.34%) WebLogic
16 27 (0.31%) WordPress
17 25 (0.29%) Apache Solr
18 24 (0.28%) JBoss
19 22 (0.26%) WebSphere
20 20 (0.23%) CMS
Applications
1 179 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 66 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (0.26%) SPSS
5 16 (0.19%) Chatbot
6 15 (0.17%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.081%) S-PLUS
8 6 (0.070%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.070%) Sketch
8 6 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.058%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.058%) Simulink
10 4 (0.046%) Blender
11 3 (0.035%) Gephi
11 3 (0.035%) GNU Octave
11 3 (0.035%) Stata
11 3 (0.035%) Zeplin
12 2 (0.023%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.023%) Figma
12 2 (0.023%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 56 (0.65%) Eagle PACE
1 56 (0.65%) Markit EDM
2 49 (0.57%) PolarLake
3 41 (0.48%) FINCAD Analytics
4 17 (0.20%) Magento
5 11 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
6 10 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (0.12%) Sentinel
7 9 (0.10%) FastStats
8 8 (0.093%) Shopify
9 7 (0.081%) Oracle Applications
9 7 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
10 6 (0.070%) Payment Gateway
10 6 (0.070%) SAP ERP
10 6 (0.070%) SAP Hybris
11 5 (0.058%) Front Arena
11 5 (0.058%) SAP CRM
11 5 (0.058%) SAP IS-U
12 4 (0.046%) Actimize
12 4 (0.046%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3,204 (37.15%) AWS
2 1,943 (22.53%) Azure
3 1,150 (13.33%) GCP
4 650 (7.54%) Serverless
5 468 (5.43%) AWS Lambda
6 437 (5.07%) SaaS
7 418 (4.85%) Power Platform
8 285 (3.30%) AWS CloudFormation
9 276 (3.20%) Amazon S3
10 274 (3.18%) GitHub
11 261 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
12 213 (2.47%) Amazon ECS
13 196 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
14 189 (2.19%) PaaS
15 174 (2.02%) OpenShift
16 166 (1.92%) IaaS
17 106 (1.23%) Office 365
18 99 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 95 (1.10%) Azure Data Factory
20 94 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 294 (3.41%) Firewall
2 212 (2.46%) TCP/IP
3 188 (2.18%) DNS
4 153 (1.77%) HTTP
5 133 (1.54%) Network Security
6 125 (1.45%) VPN
7 119 (1.38%) Internet
8 98 (1.14%) BGP
9 89 (1.03%) Wireless
10 75 (0.87%) WAN
11 74 (0.86%) MPLS
12 70 (0.81%) OSPF
13 69 (0.80%) Skype
14 63 (0.73%) SNMP
15 62 (0.72%) Wireshark
16 58 (0.67%) DHCP
17 56 (0.65%) LAN
18 52 (0.60%) VoIP
19 50 (0.58%) SAN
20 46 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 805 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 784 (9.09%) Big Data
3 726 (8.42%) NoSQL
4 674 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
5 584 (6.77%) MySQL
6 526 (6.10%) Hadoop
7 492 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
8 439 (5.09%) MongoDB
9 399 (4.63%) Power BI
10 380 (4.41%) Relational Database
11 344 (3.99%) Data Lake
12 300 (3.48%) Amazon Redshift
13 216 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 208 (2.41%) Redis
15 206 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 182 (2.11%) Apache Hive
17 170 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
18 161 (1.87%) BigQuery
19 133 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
20 131 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1,231 (14.27%) Git (software)
2 1,200 (13.91%) Jenkins
3 451 (5.23%) JIRA
4 306 (3.55%) GitLab
5 304 (3.52%) Selenium
6 194 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 189 (2.19%) Cucumber
8 163 (1.89%) Bitbucket
9 155 (1.80%) TeamCity
10 144 (1.67%) Artifactory
11 129 (1.50%) Subversion
12 122 (1.41%) Maven
13 97 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
14 93 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
15 85 (0.99%) Visual Studio
16 77 (0.89%) JUnit
17 71 (0.82%) CircleCI
18 67 (0.78%) RStudio
19 63 (0.73%) Vagrant
19 63 (0.73%) webpack
General
1 2,016 (23.37%) Finance
2 615 (7.13%) Banking
3 545 (6.32%) Front Office
4 316 (3.66%) Marketing
5 234 (2.71%) Games
6 232 (2.69%) Retail
7 218 (2.53%) Law
8 188 (2.18%) Investment Banking
9 164 (1.90%) Back Office
10 159 (1.84%) Public Sector
11 144 (1.67%) Legal
12 135 (1.57%) Telecoms
13 118 (1.37%) Advertising
14 101 (1.17%) Electronics
15 88 (1.02%) Manufacturing
16 64 (0.74%) Financial Institution
17 59 (0.68%) Aerospace
18 35 (0.41%) Automotive
19 26 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
19 26 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2,452 (28.43%) Developer
2 1,002 (11.62%) Python Developer
3 1,001 (11.61%) DevOps Engineer
4 935 (10.84%) Software Engineer
5 713 (8.27%) Python Engineer
6 696 (8.07%) Data Engineer
7 554 (6.42%) AWS Engineer
8 529 (6.13%) Analyst
9 390 (4.52%) Senior Developer
10 367 (4.26%) Architect
11 355 (4.12%) Data Scientist
12 314 (3.64%) Java Developer
13 309 (3.58%) Software Developer
14 289 (3.35%) Cloud Engineer
15 270 (3.13%) Junior
16 249 (2.89%) Full Stack Developer
17 248 (2.88%) AWS DevOps
18 241 (2.79%) Python Software Engineer
19 211 (2.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
20 208 (2.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 932 (10.81%) Web Services
2 864 (10.02%) Node.js
3 745 (8.64%) React
4 721 (8.36%) .NET
5 649 (7.52%) AngularJS
6 629 (7.29%) HTML
7 501 (5.81%) Django
8 497 (5.76%) CSS
9 423 (4.90%) REST
10 414 (4.80%) Kafka
11 327 (3.79%) RESTful
12 316 (3.66%) Vue.js
13 310 (3.59%) Flask
14 250 (2.90%) Pandas
15 241 (2.79%) HTML5
16 237 (2.75%) JSON
17 221 (2.56%) XML
18 203 (2.35%) NumPy
19 174 (2.02%) Natural Language Processing
20 172 (1.99%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 746 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
2 603 (6.99%) Hedge funds
3 505 (5.86%) Algorithms
4 423 (4.90%) Derivative
4 423 (4.90%) Fixed Income
5 388 (4.50%) Greenfield Project
6 274 (3.18%) Equities
7 270 (3.13%) Public Cloud
8 232 (2.69%) User Experience
9 211 (2.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 207 (2.40%) Data Structures
11 198 (2.30%) Mobile App
12 164 (1.90%) Data Centre
13 159 (1.84%) Cloud Native
14 149 (1.73%) Management Information System
15 137 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
16 104 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
17 94 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
18 82 (0.95%) Reference Data
19 73 (0.85%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2,082 (24.14%) Linux
2 825 (9.57%) Windows
3 448 (5.19%) Unix
4 234 (2.71%) Android
5 226 (2.62%) CentOS
6 195 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 179 (2.08%) Apple iOS
8 145 (1.68%) Windows Server
9 138 (1.60%) Ubuntu
10 60 (0.70%) Debian
11 36 (0.42%) Mac OS
11 36 (0.42%) Mac OS X
12 27 (0.31%) Solaris
12 27 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (0.22%) Windows 10
14 18 (0.21%) VMS
14 18 (0.21%) Windows Server 2016
15 15 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
16 14 (0.16%) Fedora
16 14 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,600 (30.14%) DevOps
2 2,587 (29.99%) Agile Software Development
3 1,910 (22.14%) Software Engineering
4 1,303 (15.11%) Analytics
5 1,040 (12.06%) Machine Learning
6 987 (11.44%) Data Science
7 911 (10.56%) Computer Science
8 873 (10.12%) Microservices
9 832 (9.65%) Fintech
10 773 (8.96%) Test Automation
11 763 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
12 732 (8.49%) Artificial Intelligence
13 714 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
14 688 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
15 660 (7.65%) Asset Management
16 623 (7.22%) TDD
17 615 (7.13%) Mathematics
18 607 (7.04%) Mentoring
19 585 (6.78%) Scrum
20 577 (6.69%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2,913 (33.77%) Java
2 2,386 (27.66%) SQL
3 2,087 (24.20%) JavaScript
4 1,428 (16.56%) C#
5 1,257 (14.57%) C++
6 1,085 (12.58%) Bash Shell
7 887 (10.28%) R
8 819 (9.50%) PowerShell
9 773 (8.96%) Go
10 760 (8.81%) Ruby
11 580 (6.72%) C
12 556 (6.45%) Scala
13 494 (5.73%) PHP
14 437 (5.07%) Perl
15 254 (2.94%) Shell Script
16 226 (2.62%) TypeScript
17 206 (2.39%) Kotlin
18 181 (2.10%) MATLAB
19 143 (1.66%) Groovy
20 135 (1.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1,245 (14.43%) Degree
2 415 (4.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 359 (4.16%) Security Cleared
4 223 (2.59%) PhD
5 209 (2.42%) SC Cleared
6 170 (1.97%) DV Cleared
7 130 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
8 119 (1.38%) AWS Certification
9 84 (0.97%) Master's Degree
10 79 (0.92%) CISSP
11 78 (0.90%) CCNP
12 73 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
13 69 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
14 66 (0.77%) ISTQB
15 56 (0.65%) CCNA
16 51 (0.59%) SANS
17 50 (0.58%) ISEB
18 47 (0.54%) CISM
19 44 (0.51%) CCIE
19 44 (0.51%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 392 (4.54%) QA
2 91 (1.06%) Data Quality
3 88 (1.02%) GAAP
4 77 (0.89%) GDPR
5 59 (0.68%) NIST
6 46 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 37 (0.43%) SLA
8 24 (0.28%) PCI DSS
9 17 (0.20%) COBIT
10 13 (0.15%) NIST 800
11 12 (0.14%) PMO
12 11 (0.13%) ISO 9001
12 11 (0.13%) MiFID
13 9 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
14 8 (0.093%) HIPAA
15 7 (0.081%) ISO 13485
16 6 (0.070%) Dodd-Frank
16 6 (0.070%) EMIR
16 6 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 6 (0.070%) UCITS
System Software
1 1,903 (22.06%) Docker
2 265 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 149 (1.73%) Active Directory
4 96 (1.11%) Hyper-V
5 51 (0.59%) Firmware
6 45 (0.52%) HDFS
7 41 (0.48%) VirtualBox
8 40 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
9 33 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 27 (0.31%) KVM
11 26 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
11 26 (0.30%) vSphere
12 21 (0.24%) VMware NSX
13 16 (0.19%) Xen
14 13 (0.15%) Apache Flume
14 13 (0.15%) GlusterFS
15 12 (0.14%) Ceph
15 12 (0.14%) Samba
16 11 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
17 10 (0.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1,560 (18.09%) Kubernetes
2 1,162 (13.47%) Terraform
3 1,150 (13.33%) Ansible
4 593 (6.88%) Puppet
5 409 (4.74%) Opscode Chef
6 161 (1.87%) Grafana
7 138 (1.60%) Prometheus
8 101 (1.17%) Packer
9 94 (1.09%) Nagios
10 77 (0.89%) Docker Swarm
11 67 (0.78%) Kibana
12 57 (0.66%) Salt
13 54 (0.63%) Graphite
14 45 (0.52%) Consul
15 41 (0.48%) Nessus
16 35 (0.41%) ZABBIX
17 31 (0.36%) SCCM
18 30 (0.35%) Rancher
19 27 (0.31%) logstash
20 26 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 676 (7.84%) Google
2 622 (7.21%) Microsoft
3 507 (5.88%) Oracle
4 434 (5.03%) Tableau
5 336 (3.90%) VMware
6 232 (2.69%) Red Hat
7 220 (2.55%) Splunk
8 174 (2.02%) Cisco
9 152 (1.76%) Bloomberg
10 143 (1.66%) Databricks
11 121 (1.40%) Alteryx
11 121 (1.40%) Teradata
12 99 (1.15%) Blue Prism
13 96 (1.11%) UiPath
14 95 (1.10%) Cadence
15 93 (1.08%) Automation Anywhere
16 92 (1.07%) IBM
17 90 (1.04%) Atlassian
18 78 (0.90%) Cloudera
19 66 (0.77%) Informatica