Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 91 122
Rank change year-on-year +6 +31 -6
Permanent jobs citing Python 23 35 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.81% 2.21% 1.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.21% 4.19% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 19
Kent median annual salary £40,500 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +38.46% -27.78%
10th Percentile £26,200 £31,625 £24,300
90th Percentile £48,000 £66,625 £45,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 716 835 1,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 56.47% 52.68% 53.54%
Number of salaries quoted 620 698 1,059
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +6.02%

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 2018. 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
Dartford - 6 £45,000 -
Tonbridge - 4 £40,000 -
Chatham - 2 £30,000 -
Sittingbourne - 2 - -
Maidstone +29 1 £45,000 -30.77%
Westerham - 1 £40,500 -
Python
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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 15 (65.22%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) Degree
3 10 (43.48%) Linux
4 9 (39.13%) C++
5 8 (34.78%) C#
5 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (26.09%) Validation
6 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
6 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
6 6 (26.09%) Automotive
7 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
8 4 (17.39%) Finance
8 4 (17.39%) HTML
8 4 (17.39%) PHP
8 4 (17.39%) CSS
9 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (13.04%) VB
9 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
9 3 (13.04%) Embedded C++
9 3 (13.04%) SAS
9 3 (13.04%) MATLAB
9 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
9 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.04%) Advertising
9 3 (13.04%) Credit Risk
9 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
9 3 (13.04%) Web Development
9 3 (13.04%) Ajax
9 3 (13.04%) AngularJS

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 3 (13.04%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.35%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
1 2 (8.70%) Intranet
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
1 2 (8.70%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
1 2 (8.70%) Redis
2 1 (4.35%) Base SAS
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 6 (26.09%) Automotive
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 3 (13.04%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Test Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Embedded Java Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Java Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (13.04%) IT Support
4 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Credit Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) CSS
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) Ajax
2 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
2 3 (13.04%) Node.js
2 3 (13.04%) React
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) Kafka
3 1 (4.35%) LAMP
3 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.04%) Credit Risk
2 2 (8.70%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.35%) Cloud Native
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.35%) STB
3 1 (4.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.35%) Android
4 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (26.09%) Validation
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) Web Development
4 2 (8.70%) Break/Fix
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) Expense Management
4 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.35%) Open Source
5 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Physics
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) TDD
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) C++
3 8 (34.78%) C#
4 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 4 (17.39%) PHP
7 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
7 3 (13.04%) Embedded C++
7 3 (13.04%) MATLAB
7 3 (13.04%) VB
8 2 (8.70%) C
8 2 (8.70%) Go
8 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
8 2 (8.70%) Scala
8 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
9 1 (4.35%) R
9 1 (4.35%) Ruby
9 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (8.70%) MCDST
2 2 (8.70%) MCP
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) HNC
3 1 (4.35%) HND
3 1 (4.35%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Ansible
1 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Apple
2 2 (8.70%) Concur
2 2 (8.70%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Google