Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 80 100
Rank change year-on-year +25 +20 +12
Permanent jobs citing Python 28 30 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.26% 2.33% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.59% 4.07% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 25 25 17
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11% +40.63%
10th Percentile £22,050 £24,400 £39,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £71,000 £62,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 501 737 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 58.32% 57.18% 49.18%
Number of salaries quoted 423 633 675
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,900 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £59,900
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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
Whitstable - 9 £31,000 - 1
Canterbury - 4 £28,750 -
Maidstone +6 3 £33,750 -15.63% 5
Cranbrook - 3 £50,000 -
Dartford +12 1 £80,000 +77.78% 2
Tonbridge -13 1 £95,000 +137.50%
Python
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Python.

1 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (39.29%) Linux
3 11 (39.29%) Scrum
3 11 (39.29%) Bash Shell
4 10 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 10 (35.71%) Kanban
4 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 9 (32.14%) Selenium
5 9 (32.14%) Jenkins
6 8 (28.57%) Groovy
6 8 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (28.57%) HTML
6 8 (28.57%) Java
6 8 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 8 (28.57%) Shell Script
7 7 (25.00%) CSS
7 7 (25.00%) CDMA
7 7 (25.00%) GSM
7 7 (25.00%) UMTS
7 7 (25.00%) ISEB
7 7 (25.00%) LTE
7 7 (25.00%) CentOS
7 7 (25.00%) JIRA
7 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 7 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 7 (25.00%) WebDriver
7 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 7 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (21.43%) SDET

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 1 (3.57%) Apache Pig
1 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.57%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) CDMA
1 7 (25.00%) GSM
1 7 (25.00%) LTE
1 7 (25.00%) UMTS
2 1 (3.57%) MQTT
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.14%) Big Data
3 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.57%) Blockchain
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Jenkins
1 9 (32.14%) Selenium
2 7 (25.00%) JIRA
2 7 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Subversion
4 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (3.57%) Robot Framework
4 1 (3.57%) webpack
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Law
2 1 (3.57%) Military
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 7 (25.00%) Python Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Tester
3 6 (21.43%) Developer in Test
3 6 (21.43%) Software Tester
3 6 (21.43%) Test Automation Developer
4 4 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Angular Developer
5 3 (10.71%) AWS Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Release Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Developer
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) NoSQL Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Product Developer
6 2 (7.14%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) HTML
2 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 7 (25.00%) CSS
3 5 (17.86%) React
4 4 (14.29%) jQuery
5 3 (10.71%) Django
6 2 (7.14%) .NET
6 2 (7.14%) JSON
6 2 (7.14%) LESS
6 2 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (7.14%) Vue.js
6 2 (7.14%) XML
7 1 (3.57%) Flot
7 1 (3.57%) Highcharts JS
7 1 (3.57%) Pandas
7 1 (3.57%) PostGIS
7 1 (3.57%) scikit-learn
7 1 (3.57%) SOAP
7 1 (3.57%) TensorFlow
7 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (25.00%) CentOS
4 3 (10.71%) Windows
5 1 (3.57%) AIX
5 1 (3.57%) HPUX
5 1 (3.57%) Solaris
5 1 (3.57%) SUSE
5 1 (3.57%) Unix
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Scrum
3 10 (35.71%) Kanban
3 10 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (21.43%) SDET
6 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
6 5 (17.86%) Front End Development
7 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 4 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (10.71%) DevOps
8 3 (10.71%) OO
8 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
9 2 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (7.14%) Decision-Making
9 2 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
9 2 (7.14%) Machine Learning
9 2 (7.14%) TDD
9 2 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) Bash Shell
3 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 8 (28.57%) Groovy
4 8 (28.57%) Java
4 8 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
6 3 (10.71%) Perl
7 2 (7.14%) C#
8 1 (3.57%) ES7
8 1 (3.57%) Go
8 1 (3.57%) PHP
8 1 (3.57%) R
8 1 (3.57%) Ruby
8 1 (3.57%) Scala
8 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) ISEB
1 7 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 7 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.57%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.57%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (3.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Ansible
1 1 (3.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Sun
3 1 (3.57%) Tableau