Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 106 110
Rank change year-on-year +31 +4 +24
Permanent jobs citing Python 31 23 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.34% 1.34% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.31% 2.90% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 28
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57% -33.33%
10th Percentile £24,525 £19,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £60,500 £67,500 £51,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +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 Kent with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 720 793 1242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 54.46% 46.21% 56.00%
Number of salaries quoted 614 706 1132
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Kent

Python
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Python in Kent

Python
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Kent over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Python in Kent

Python
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Kent region over the 6 months to 24 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
Maidstone +29 7 £40,000 -38.46%
Tonbridge - 4 £40,000 -
Westerham - 1 £40,500 -
Whitstable - 1 £25,500 -
Rochester - 1 - -
Chatham - 1 £30,000 -
Folkestone - 1 £42,500 -
Python
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Kent region with a requirement for Python.

1 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 14 (45.16%) Java
3 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
4 11 (35.48%) Windows
5 10 (32.26%) Linux
5 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (29.03%) Finance
7 8 (25.81%) Degree
8 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
8 7 (22.58%) PHP
8 7 (22.58%) CSS
8 7 (22.58%) C++
8 7 (22.58%) HTML
9 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
9 6 (19.35%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (19.35%) Go
10 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (16.13%) High Availability
10 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
10 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
10 5 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
10 5 (16.13%) SAS
10 5 (16.13%) LAN
10 5 (16.13%) WAN
10 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
10 5 (16.13%) VPN
10 5 (16.13%) MATLAB
10 5 (16.13%) Advertising

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 5 (16.13%) SAS
2 4 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.45%) ColdFusion
4 2 (6.45%) WordPress
5 1 (3.23%) Apache
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
5 1 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (3.23%) Confluence
5 1 (3.23%) JBoss
5 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Simulink
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) GitHub
3 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) LAN
1 5 (16.13%) Network Security
1 5 (16.13%) VPN
1 5 (16.13%) WAN
2 4 (12.90%) Firewall
3 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (16.13%) MySQL
3 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.45%) Base SAS
4 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.45%) Redis
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.23%) Big Data
5 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) Subversion
3 2 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (6.45%) Bugzilla
3 2 (6.45%) JIRA
3 2 (6.45%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Advertising
3 3 (9.68%) Electronics
3 3 (9.68%) Hindi Language
3 3 (9.68%) Japanese Language
3 3 (9.68%) Military
4 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Analyst
1 7 (22.58%) Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (12.90%) Graduate
2 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Ruby Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Credit Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Insight Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Network Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) CSS
1 7 (22.58%) HTML
2 5 (16.13%) Ajax
3 4 (12.90%) Node.js
4 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
4 3 (9.68%) React
5 2 (6.45%) LAMP
6 1 (3.23%) CSS3
6 1 (3.23%) HTML5
6 1 (3.23%) J2EE
6 1 (3.23%) jQuery
6 1 (3.23%) Kafka
6 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) Cloud Native
2 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.90%) Credit Risk
2 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (6.45%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) STB
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Linux
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.90%) Unix
5 3 (9.68%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (3.23%) AIX
6 1 (3.23%) Android
6 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.23%) HPUX
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.23%) Solaris
6 1 (3.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (16.13%) High Availability
2 5 (16.13%) Mathematics
2 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
3 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
3 4 (12.90%) Front End Development
3 4 (12.90%) Open Source
3 4 (12.90%) TDD
4 3 (9.68%) Analytics
4 3 (9.68%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (9.68%) DevOps
4 3 (9.68%) Extreme Programming
4 3 (9.68%) Kanban
4 3 (9.68%) Physics
4 3 (9.68%) Scrum
4 3 (9.68%) Software Architecture
4 3 (9.68%) UML
4 3 (9.68%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 14 (45.16%) Java
3 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
4 7 (22.58%) C++
4 7 (22.58%) PHP
5 6 (19.35%) Go
6 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
6 5 (16.13%) MATLAB
6 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
6 5 (16.13%) Ruby
7 4 (12.90%) C
7 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
8 2 (6.45%) CFML
8 2 (6.45%) R
8 2 (6.45%) Scala
9 1 (3.23%) C#
9 1 (3.23%) Perl
9 1 (3.23%) VB
9 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) MCP
2 4 (12.90%) MCSA
2 4 (12.90%) MCSD
2 4 (12.90%) MCSE
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.45%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) HNC
4 1 (3.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Sun