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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
South East / Kent
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 55 83
Rank change year-on-year -11 +28  
Permanent jobs citing Python 10 30 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.49% 3.16% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.75% 6.24% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 13
Median salary £40,000 £32,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -13.51%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £21,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £64,000 £47,500
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 Kent with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 364 481 666
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 54.25% 50.74% 61.61%
Number of salaries quoted 322 429 592
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 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
Maidstone +7 6 £40,000 +100.00%
Folkestone - 2 £42,500 - 2
Whitstable - 1 £25,500 -
Python
South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 Kent region with a requirement for Python.

1 24 (58.54%) SQL
2 17 (41.46%) Windows
3 16 (39.02%) Linux
3 16 (39.02%) Java
4 14 (34.15%) Ruby
5 13 (31.71%) DevOps
6 12 (29.27%) R
6 12 (29.27%) Jenkins
6 12 (29.27%) PHP
7 11 (26.83%) Bash Shell
7 11 (26.83%) Analytics
7 11 (26.83%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (24.39%) Machine Learning
8 10 (24.39%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (24.39%) LAMP
8 10 (24.39%) Apache
9 9 (21.95%) Ubuntu
10 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
10 8 (19.51%) CentOS
10 8 (19.51%) Statistics
10 8 (19.51%) Degree
10 8 (19.51%) MySQL
10 8 (19.51%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (19.51%) Vagrant
10 8 (19.51%) MariaDB
11 7 (17.07%) OpenStack
11 7 (17.07%) New Relic
11 7 (17.07%) Data Munging

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 10 (24.39%) Apache
2 8 (19.51%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (17.07%) OpenStack
3 7 (17.07%) WebSphere
4 5 (12.20%) Luigi
5 4 (9.76%) SAS
6 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
7 2 (4.88%) JBoss
7 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
8 1 (2.44%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.20%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Firebase
3 1 (2.44%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) SoftLayer
3 1 (2.44%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) VPN
2 5 (12.20%) Firewall
2 5 (12.20%) LAN
2 5 (12.20%) Network Security
2 5 (12.20%) WAN
3 3 (7.32%) LDAP
4 1 (2.44%) SAN
4 1 (2.44%) SNMP
4 1 (2.44%) SSL
4 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) MariaDB
1 8 (19.51%) MySQL
2 5 (12.20%) Amazon Redshift
2 5 (12.20%) BigQuery
2 5 (12.20%) DB2
2 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.76%) Big Data
3 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.32%) Data Mining
5 2 (4.88%) Base SAS
5 2 (4.88%) Power BI
5 2 (4.88%) PowerPivot
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.44%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.44%) Redis
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Jenkins
2 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
2 8 (19.51%) Vagrant
3 7 (17.07%) JMeter
4 5 (12.20%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (4.88%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Games
2 3 (7.32%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Administrator
3 6 (14.63%) Data Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Data Scientist
4 5 (12.20%) Data Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Data Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Wintel Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Insight Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Network Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Junior Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) LAMP
2 3 (7.32%) YAML
3 2 (4.88%) J2EE
4 1 (2.44%) .NET
4 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.44%) Grails
4 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.44%) SciPy
4 1 (2.44%) Spring
4 1 (2.44%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.32%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.88%) Credit Risk
4 2 (4.88%) Fintech
4 2 (4.88%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.44%) Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.44%) PKI
5 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Windows
2 16 (39.02%) Linux
3 9 (21.95%) Ubuntu
4 8 (19.51%) CentOS
5 7 (17.07%) Mac OS
6 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
6 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (9.76%) AIX
7 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (9.76%) Solaris
7 4 (9.76%) Unix
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.44%) Debian
9 1 (2.44%) HPUX
9 1 (2.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) DevOps
2 11 (26.83%) Analytics
3 10 (24.39%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (24.39%) Machine Learning
4 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.51%) Statistics
5 7 (17.07%) Data Munging
5 7 (17.07%) Mathematics
5 7 (17.07%) OOP
6 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (14.63%) Data Analytics
6 6 (14.63%) Data Modelling
6 6 (14.63%) High Availability
6 6 (14.63%) Operations Research
6 6 (14.63%) Statistical Analysis
7 5 (12.20%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (12.20%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (12.20%) ETL
7 5 (12.20%) Scrum
7 5 (12.20%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) SQL
2 16 (39.02%) Java
3 14 (34.15%) Ruby
4 12 (29.27%) PHP
4 12 (29.27%) R
5 11 (26.83%) Bash Shell
6 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
6 6 (14.63%) Perl
7 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
8 4 (9.76%) VBA
9 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.44%) C#
10 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) MCP
2 5 (12.20%) MCSA
2 5 (12.20%) MCSD
2 5 (12.20%) MCSE
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.32%) Master's Degree
3 3 (7.32%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (7.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Xen
2 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.32%) NFS
4 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (17.07%) Terraform
3 6 (14.63%) Puppet
4 4 (9.76%) Packer
5 3 (7.32%) Ansible
6 1 (2.44%) Galera Cluster
6 1 (2.44%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) New Relic
2 5 (12.20%) Google
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Talend
3 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.32%) Tableau
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle
6 1 (2.44%) F5
6 1 (2.44%) Splunk
6 1 (2.44%) Sun
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 17 days ago
Folkestone
Saga
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago