Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 77 115
Rank change year-on-year -16 +38 -13
Permanent jobs citing Python 19 40 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.66% 2.57% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.97% 4.63% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 17
Kent median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £31,625 £29,750 £19,750
90th Percentile £50,125 £58,750 £69,200
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 640 864 1,110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 55.85% 55.42% 52.19%
Number of salaries quoted 575 716 976
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,450 £27,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,875
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +3.24%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 - 1
Rochester +2 2 - - 1
Sittingbourne - 2 - -
Maidstone +11 1 £65,000 +62.50%
Tunbridge Wells -6 1 £23,500 -50.53%
Chatham - 1 - -
Python
South East

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 11 (57.89%) Java
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
2 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (47.37%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) Linux
3 8 (42.11%) C++
4 7 (36.84%) Validation
5 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
5 6 (31.58%) Automotive
6 4 (21.05%) Windows
7 3 (15.79%) MATLAB
7 3 (15.79%) Electronics
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) Embedded C++
7 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
8 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
8 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
8 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
8 2 (10.53%) Software Architecture
8 2 (10.53%) Subversion
8 2 (10.53%) MCDST
8 2 (10.53%) Smartphone
8 2 (10.53%) JIRA
8 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
8 2 (10.53%) Physics
8 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
8 2 (10.53%) SDLC

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 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.53%) Simulink
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.26%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
1 2 (10.53%) Intranet
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
1 2 (10.53%) Redis
1 2 (10.53%) RethinkDB
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) Bugzilla
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (5.26%) NUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (31.58%) Automotive
2 3 (15.79%) Electronics
3 2 (10.53%) Aerospace
3 2 (10.53%) Military
4 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Embedded Engineer
1 7 (36.84%) Test Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Embedded Java Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Java Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Python Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) JSON
2 1 (5.26%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (5.26%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) RESTful
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.53%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (5.26%) VxWorks
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (36.84%) Validation
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.53%) Break/Fix
4 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Expense Management
4 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
4 2 (10.53%) Physics
4 2 (10.53%) Power Management
4 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) SDLC
4 2 (10.53%) Software Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) UML
5 1 (5.26%) Data Science
5 1 (5.26%) Decision-Making
5 1 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) C#
3 8 (42.11%) C++
4 3 (15.79%) Embedded C++
4 3 (15.79%) MATLAB
5 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.53%) C
5 2 (10.53%) Go
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
5 2 (10.53%) R
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) VB
5 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.26%) Ada
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (10.53%) MCDST
2 2 (10.53%) MCP
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Apple
2 2 (10.53%) Concur
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) Wind River