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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 69 85
Rank change year-on-year +2 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Python 26 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.72% 1.92% 1.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.75% 3.91% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 12
Median salary £35,614 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.06% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £43,200 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 547 486 638
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 57.28% 49.19% 51.00%
Number of salaries quoted 468 422 508
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Python as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Saffron Walden -2 18 £37,807 -18.25% 2
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £28,000 -
Chelmsford - 2 £38,750 -
Colchester -9 1 £52,500 +19.31%
Python
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 46 (88.46%) Linux
2 37 (71.15%) Perl
3 29 (55.77%) Degree
4 26 (50.00%) Unix
5 23 (44.23%) Bioinformatics
6 20 (38.46%) Visualisation
7 19 (36.54%) Computer Science
8 18 (34.62%) Git (software)
8 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
9 16 (30.77%) Informatics
10 15 (28.85%) Web Development
10 15 (28.85%) Windows
11 13 (25.00%) Active Directory
12 11 (21.15%) CouchDB
12 11 (21.15%) C++
12 11 (21.15%) Shell Script
12 11 (21.15%) MongoDB
12 11 (21.15%) Node.js
12 11 (21.15%) Relational Database
12 11 (21.15%) LXC
12 11 (21.15%) Computer Science Degree
13 10 (19.23%) DBIx::Class
13 10 (19.23%) Moose
13 10 (19.23%) Apache Spark
13 10 (19.23%) NoSQL
13 10 (19.23%) GitHub
13 10 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (19.23%) Express
13 10 (19.23%) CPAN
13 10 (19.23%) C

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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (19.23%) Apache
1 10 (19.23%) Apache Spark
2 5 (9.62%) nginx
3 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) GitHub
2 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) LDAP
2 3 (5.77%) DHCP
2 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.77%) VoIP
3 1 (1.92%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.92%) DNS
3 1 (1.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (1.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.92%) Firewall
3 1 (1.92%) LAN
3 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) CouchDB
1 11 (21.15%) MongoDB
1 11 (21.15%) Relational Database
2 10 (19.23%) NoSQL
3 6 (11.54%) MySQL
4 5 (9.62%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.92%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.92%) GIS
5 1 (1.92%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.92%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (34.62%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.62%) Subversion
3 2 (3.85%) Selenium
4 1 (1.92%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.92%) Mocha
General
1 1 (1.92%) Banking
1 1 (1.92%) Games
1 1 (1.92%) Law
1 1 (1.92%) Legal
1 1 (1.92%) Publishing
1 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (55.77%) Developer
2 14 (26.92%) Software Developer
3 13 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 12 (23.08%) Senior Software Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Data Scientist
5 6 (11.54%) Python Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Storage Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Support Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Network Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Applications Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Desktop Support
8 3 (5.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (3.85%) Analyst
10 1 (1.92%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) Node.js
2 10 (19.23%) CPAN
2 10 (19.23%) DBIx::Class
2 10 (19.23%) Express
2 10 (19.23%) Moose
3 9 (17.31%) HTML
4 8 (15.38%) CSS
5 5 (9.62%) Dancer
5 5 (9.62%) jQuery
5 5 (9.62%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.77%) HTML5
6 3 (5.77%) React
7 2 (3.85%) CSS3
7 2 (3.85%) Django
8 1 (1.92%) LESS
8 1 (1.92%) POSIX
8 1 (1.92%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 19 (36.54%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.46%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.92%) e-Health
5 1 (1.92%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (88.46%) Linux
2 26 (50.00%) Unix
3 15 (28.85%) Windows
4 10 (19.23%) VMS
5 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (9.62%) Ubuntu
5 5 (9.62%) Windows Server
6 3 (5.77%) Mac OS
6 3 (5.77%) Mac OS X
6 3 (5.77%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Bioinformatics
2 20 (38.46%) Visualisation
3 16 (30.77%) Informatics
4 15 (28.85%) Web Development
5 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
6 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (13.46%) Data Analysis
7 7 (13.46%) Mathematics
8 6 (11.54%) Health Informatics
9 5 (9.62%) Biology
9 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
9 5 (9.62%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (9.62%) Secure Coding
9 5 (9.62%) Statistical Analysis
10 3 (5.77%) Front End Development
10 3 (5.77%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (5.77%) OO
10 3 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 37 (71.15%) Perl
2 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 11 (21.15%) C++
3 11 (21.15%) Shell Script
4 10 (19.23%) Bash Shell
4 10 (19.23%) C
5 9 (17.31%) C#
5 9 (17.31%) Java
6 7 (13.46%) R
7 1 (1.92%) Go
7 1 (1.92%) Haskell
7 1 (1.92%) PHP
7 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.92%) Ruby
7 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (55.77%) Degree
2 11 (21.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (19.23%) Postgraduate
4 7 (13.46%) PhD
5 2 (3.85%) CISSP
6 1 (1.92%) CCNP
6 1 (1.92%) CEH
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.92%) CISM
6 1 (1.92%) GSEC
6 1 (1.92%) SANS
6 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (21.15%) LXC
3 8 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.62%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (9.62%) vSphere
5 1 (1.92%) Docker
5 1 (1.92%) KVM
5 1 (1.92%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 1 (1.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (9.62%) Ansible
2 5 (9.62%) CFEngine
2 5 (9.62%) Nagios
2 5 (9.62%) Puppet
2 5 (9.62%) ZABBIX
3 3 (5.77%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (1.92%) Mesos
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) VMware
2 5 (9.62%) Hortonworks
2 5 (9.62%) NetApp
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle
2 5 (9.62%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.77%) Apple
4 1 (1.92%) F5
4 1 (1.92%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.92%) Pegasus
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Saffron Walden, Cambridgeshire
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-45,000 + Bens
Posted: 26 days ago