Period
to 20 November 2017

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

Python
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 68 86
Rank change year-on-year +2 +18 -1
Permanent jobs citing Python 15 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.68% 1.67% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.86% 3.09% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 2
Lancashire median annual salary £41,250 £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.92% -1.52% +11.19%
10th Percentile £31,950 £21,250 £27,100
90th Percentile £52,500 £37,500 £37,300
North West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% -

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 Lancashire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 525 485 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 58.79% 54.07% 53.47%
Number of salaries quoted 442 436 441
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £25,275 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Lancashire

Python
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Python in Lancashire

Python
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Lancashire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Python in Lancashire

Python
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Burnley 0 4 £35,000 +21.74%
Preston -9 1 £47,500 +111.11%
Lancaster - 1 £28,000 -
Python
North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Python.

1 6 (40.00%) Statistics
1 6 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 5 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 5 (33.33%) SPSS
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) PhD
2 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (33.33%) SAS
2 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (33.33%) Actionable Insight
3 4 (26.67%) Data Encryption
3 4 (26.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (26.67%) Threat Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (26.67%) Palo Alto
3 4 (26.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) SANS
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (26.67%) Perl
3 4 (26.67%) PHP

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) SPSS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Insight Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) IT Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Security Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Senior Security Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Excel Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Statistical Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) HTML5
1 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (40.00%) Statistics
2 5 (33.33%) Actionable Insight
2 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 5 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 4 (26.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (26.67%) Data Encryption
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) ITSM
3 4 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (26.67%) Service Management
3 4 (26.67%) SIEM
3 4 (26.67%) Threat Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Use Case
3 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Perl
2 4 (26.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
1 5 (33.33%) PhD
2 4 (26.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) Packer
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco
1 4 (26.67%) Palo Alto
2 1 (6.67%) Cognos
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft