Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 114 102
Rank change year-on-year +39 -12 +15
Permanent jobs citing Python 36 18 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.57% 0.86% 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.58% 1.83% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 32 17 33
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.08% -13.91%
10th Percentile £32,606 £31,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 Essex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 786 986 1306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 56.14% 46.97% 49.62%
Number of salaries quoted 669 762 1017
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,811 £64,904 £60,500
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +2.41%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Essex

Python
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python in Essex.

Salary trend for Python in Essex

Python
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Essex over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Python in Essex

Python
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Essex region over the 6 months to 20 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
Saffron Walden +2 13 £40,000 - 2
Brentwood +40 8 £60,000 +9.09%
Colchester +15 2 £55,000 -
Harlow - 2 £46,000 -
Chelmsford - 2 £38,750 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £31,217 -
Python
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Essex region with a requirement for Python.

1 18 (50.00%) Perl
1 18 (50.00%) Linux
2 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 15 (41.67%) Web Development
3 13 (36.11%) Degree
3 13 (36.11%) Unix
4 12 (33.33%) Visualisation
5 10 (27.78%) C#
5 10 (27.78%) CGI
6 9 (25.00%) Marketing
6 9 (25.00%) Games
7 8 (22.22%) CSS
7 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (22.22%) Automotive
7 8 (22.22%) C++
7 8 (22.22%) HTML
8 7 (19.44%) Java
8 7 (19.44%) Tcl
8 7 (19.44%) Multimedia
8 7 (19.44%) MAXScript
8 7 (19.44%) Animation
9 6 (16.67%) Bioinformatics
9 6 (16.67%) Internet
9 6 (16.67%) C
9 6 (16.67%) Puppet
9 6 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (16.67%) Ansible
10 5 (13.89%) R
10 5 (13.89%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (13.89%) DevOps

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Internet
2 3 (8.33%) HTTP
3 2 (5.56%) SSL
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.78%) DNS
4 1 (2.78%) Firewall
4 1 (2.78%) SMS
4 1 (2.78%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 9 (25.00%) Games
1 9 (25.00%) Marketing
2 8 (22.22%) Automotive
3 7 (19.44%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Developer
2 19 (52.78%) Python Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Data Scientist
4 4 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Python Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) AWS Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (2.78%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Junior
7 1 (2.78%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.78%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Programmer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Artist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) CGI
2 8 (22.22%) CSS
2 8 (22.22%) HTML
3 3 (8.33%) CSS3
3 3 (8.33%) Django
3 3 (8.33%) HTML5
4 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.56%) Middleware
4 2 (5.56%) React
4 2 (5.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (5.56%) WebGL
5 1 (2.78%) jQuery
5 1 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Animation
2 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Linux
2 13 (36.11%) Unix
3 4 (11.11%) Windows
3 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) CentOS
5 1 (2.78%) Debian
5 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.78%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Web Development
2 12 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.67%) Bioinformatics
5 5 (13.89%) Biology
5 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
5 5 (13.89%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (13.89%) DevOps
5 5 (13.89%) Mathematics
5 5 (13.89%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.56%) Coaching
7 2 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (5.56%) Creative Marketing
7 2 (5.56%) Front End Development
7 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.56%) Open Source
7 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) Perl
2 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (27.78%) C#
4 8 (22.22%) C++
5 7 (19.44%) Java
5 7 (19.44%) MAXScript
5 7 (19.44%) Tcl
6 6 (16.67%) C
7 5 (13.89%) R
8 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
9 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
9 2 (5.56%) SQL
9 2 (5.56%) VB
9 2 (5.56%) VBScript
10 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) PhD
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) KVM
1 2 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Ansible
1 6 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (16.67%) Puppet
2 2 (5.56%) Terraform
3 1 (2.78%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) VMware
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco