Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
North West > Manchester
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 50 75
Rank change year-on-year +22 +25 +34
Permanent jobs citing Python 593 497 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 8.09% 6.20% 3.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.20% 10.63% 6.81%
Number of salaries quoted 449 423 273
Manchester median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,500 £69,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £51,175 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +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 Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,177 4,674 4,302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 56.97% 58.29% 57.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3,530 3,989 3,809
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £28,624 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Manchester

Python
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Python in Manchester

Python
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Manchester over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Python in Manchester

Python
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 14 November 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
Salford +9 18 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Stockport +13 11 £50,000 +42.86% 2
Cheadle +3 4 £55,000 +15.79%
Rochdale -1 4 £75,000 +63.04% 1
Altrincham - 4 £50,000 -
Bolton +14 2 £53,750 +34.38% 1
Oldham -3 2 £27,500 +5.77%
Wigan -4 1 £35,000 +4.48% 3
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £28,463 -
Python
North West

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Python.

1 293 (49.41%) DevOps
2 280 (47.22%) Java
3 279 (47.05%) Linux
4 258 (43.51%) Amazon AWS
5 254 (42.83%) Agile Software Development
6 192 (32.38%) Ansible
7 175 (29.51%) Continuous Integration
8 170 (28.67%) Docker
9 168 (28.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 158 (26.64%) Ruby
11 156 (26.31%) Jenkins
12 139 (23.44%) Puppet
13 136 (22.93%) Open Source
14 130 (21.92%) Software Engineering
15 129 (21.75%) Scrum
16 123 (20.74%) Configuration Management
17 118 (19.90%) Opscode Chef
18 117 (19.73%) Kubernetes
19 113 (19.06%) TDD
20 106 (17.88%) Finance
20 106 (17.88%) C#
21 103 (17.37%) SQL
21 103 (17.37%) Bash Shell
22 101 (17.03%) Degree
23 99 (16.69%) Big Data
24 98 (16.53%) Test Automation
24 98 (16.53%) Windows
25 94 (15.85%) C++
26 90 (15.18%) JavaScript
26 90 (15.18%) Node.js

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 67 (11.30%) Apache Spark
2 66 (11.13%) Apache
3 30 (5.06%) Confluence
4 11 (1.85%) Apache Pig
5 9 (1.52%) OpenStack
6 8 (1.35%) CloudStack
6 8 (1.35%) nginx
6 8 (1.35%) SAS
7 7 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (1.18%) JBoss
8 6 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.01%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.67%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.67%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.51%) IIS
10 3 (0.51%) Jetty
10 3 (0.51%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.17%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.17%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.17%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.34%) SPSS
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.17%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 258 (43.51%) Amazon AWS
2 168 (28.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 82 (13.83%) Google Cloud Platform
4 52 (8.77%) Cloud Computing
5 41 (6.91%) AWS CloudFormation
6 29 (4.89%) Amazon EC2
7 26 (4.38%) Amazon EMR
7 26 (4.38%) SaaS
8 22 (3.71%) OpenShift
9 17 (2.87%) GitHub
10 16 (2.70%) IBM Cloud
11 7 (1.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.67%) IaaS
12 4 (0.67%) PaaS
12 4 (0.67%) Serverless
13 3 (0.51%) AWS Fargate
13 3 (0.51%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.51%) Zapier
14 2 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.06%) Firewall
2 23 (3.88%) TCP/IP
3 21 (3.54%) HTTP
4 16 (2.70%) VPN
5 14 (2.36%) Internet
6 12 (2.02%) SSL
7 6 (1.01%) DNS
8 5 (0.84%) Broadband
9 2 (0.34%) BGP
9 2 (0.34%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.34%) IPv6
9 2 (0.34%) OSPF
9 2 (0.34%) SAN
9 2 (0.34%) SNMP
9 2 (0.34%) SSH
9 2 (0.34%) TACACS
9 2 (0.34%) VLAN
9 2 (0.34%) VoIP
9 2 (0.34%) VRRP
9 2 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (16.69%) Big Data
2 84 (14.17%) NoSQL
3 75 (12.65%) Hadoop
4 70 (11.80%) MongoDB
5 62 (10.46%) MySQL
6 32 (5.40%) SQL Server
7 30 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
8 28 (4.72%) Amazon Redshift
9 26 (4.38%) Amazon Athena
9 26 (4.38%) Flink
10 25 (4.22%) Apache Hive
11 24 (4.05%) Relational Database
12 17 (2.87%) Redis
13 16 (2.70%) Power BI
14 11 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (1.52%) Neo4j
16 7 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
16 7 (1.18%) QlikView
16 7 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 6 (1.01%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 156 (26.31%) Jenkins
2 84 (14.17%) JIRA
3 82 (13.83%) Git (software)
4 81 (13.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 72 (12.14%) TeamCity
6 58 (9.78%) Octopus Deploy
6 58 (9.78%) Selenium
7 30 (5.06%) Cucumber
8 29 (4.89%) Maven
9 25 (4.22%) Bitbucket
9 25 (4.22%) Gradle
9 25 (4.22%) JUnit
9 25 (4.22%) Travis CI
10 24 (4.05%) Subversion
11 22 (3.71%) Vagrant
12 21 (3.54%) Hudson
13 16 (2.70%) WebDriver
14 14 (2.36%) EasyMock
14 14 (2.36%) GitLab
15 13 (2.19%) SoapUI
General
1 106 (17.88%) Finance
2 34 (5.73%) Marketing
3 33 (5.56%) Electronics
4 28 (4.72%) Retail
5 24 (4.05%) Telecoms
6 19 (3.20%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.85%) Law
8 9 (1.52%) Banking
9 8 (1.35%) Games
9 8 (1.35%) Military
10 5 (0.84%) Automotive
10 5 (0.84%) Back Office
11 2 (0.34%) Advertising
11 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Billing
12 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 135 (22.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 110 (18.55%) Developer
3 61 (10.29%) Software Engineer
4 48 (8.09%) Java Engineer
5 40 (6.75%) Java Developer
5 40 (6.75%) Test Engineer
6 37 (6.24%) Senior DevOps
6 37 (6.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 36 (6.07%) Data Scientist
8 34 (5.73%) Java Software Engineer
9 33 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
10 32 (5.40%) Architect
11 28 (4.72%) Python Developer
12 27 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
12 27 (4.55%) Data Engineer
13 26 (4.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 25 (4.22%) Cloud Engineer
15 22 (3.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 22 (3.71%) Platform Engineer
16 21 (3.54%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (15.18%) Node.js
2 70 (11.80%) Web Services
3 66 (11.13%) Spring
4 48 (8.09%) HTML
5 46 (7.76%) .NET
5 46 (7.76%) CSS
6 43 (7.25%) Java EE
6 43 (7.25%) Kafka
7 34 (5.73%) React
7 34 (5.73%) RESTful
8 33 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
9 32 (5.40%) REST
10 31 (5.23%) AngularJS
11 26 (4.38%) HTML5
12 25 (4.22%) JSON
12 25 (4.22%) Spark Streaming
13 23 (3.88%) Django
13 23 (3.88%) Hibernate
14 22 (3.71%) Sensu
15 21 (3.54%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.44%) Computer Science
2 48 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (7.76%) Fintech
4 29 (4.89%) Algorithms
5 27 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
5 27 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 24 (4.05%) Public Cloud
7 21 (3.54%) User Experience
8 19 (3.20%) Data Structures
9 16 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 14 (2.36%) Wiki
11 12 (2.02%) Internet of Things
12 9 (1.52%) Derivative
13 8 (1.35%) Management Information System
14 6 (1.01%) Cyberattack
15 4 (0.67%) Cyber Defence
15 4 (0.67%) Robotics
15 4 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
16 3 (0.51%) Acoustics
16 3 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 279 (47.05%) Linux
2 98 (16.53%) Windows
3 45 (7.59%) CentOS
4 37 (6.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (4.55%) Android
6 25 (4.22%) Unix
7 23 (3.88%) Apple iOS
8 13 (2.19%) Ubuntu
9 8 (1.35%) Mac OS X
10 7 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (1.01%) Debian
12 3 (0.51%) Amazon Linux
12 3 (0.51%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.17%) AIX
14 1 (0.17%) HPUX
14 1 (0.17%) Solaris
14 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (49.41%) DevOps
2 254 (42.83%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (29.51%) Continuous Integration
4 136 (22.93%) Open Source
5 130 (21.92%) Software Engineering
6 129 (21.75%) Scrum
7 123 (20.74%) Configuration Management
8 113 (19.06%) TDD
9 98 (16.53%) Test Automation
10 67 (11.30%) Data Science
11 63 (10.62%) BDD
11 63 (10.62%) Mathematics
12 58 (9.78%) Analytics
13 55 (9.27%) Machine Learning
14 53 (8.94%) Mentoring
15 50 (8.43%) Cybersecurity
16 47 (7.93%) Microservices
16 47 (7.93%) OO
17 43 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
17 43 (7.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 280 (47.22%) Java
2 158 (26.64%) Ruby
3 106 (17.88%) C#
4 103 (17.37%) Bash Shell
4 103 (17.37%) SQL
5 94 (15.85%) C++
6 90 (15.18%) JavaScript
7 86 (14.50%) Perl
8 76 (12.82%) Go
9 73 (12.31%) R
10 70 (11.80%) Scala
11 54 (9.11%) PHP
12 45 (7.59%) C
13 39 (6.58%) PowerShell
14 22 (3.71%) Java 8
15 12 (2.02%) Objective-C
16 11 (1.85%) VB.NET
17 10 (1.69%) Shell Script
18 7 (1.18%) Groovy
19 4 (0.67%) Korn
Qualifications
1 101 (17.03%) Degree
2 42 (7.08%) Numerate Degree
3 34 (5.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 23 (3.88%) PhD
4 23 (3.88%) Security Cleared
5 20 (3.37%) DV Cleared
6 16 (2.70%) AWS Certification
7 10 (1.69%) CISSP
7 10 (1.69%) SANS
8 9 (1.52%) CCNA
8 9 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.35%) CompTIA Security+
9 8 (1.35%) GIAC
9 8 (1.35%) Linux+ Certification
9 8 (1.35%) Master's Degree
9 8 (1.35%) MCSE
9 8 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (1.35%) Network+ Certification
9 8 (1.35%) SSCP
10 6 (1.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.58%) QA
2 3 (0.51%) GDPR
2 3 (0.51%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.34%) ISO 15765
3 2 (0.34%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 170 (28.67%) Docker
2 28 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.20%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.87%) vSphere
5 9 (1.52%) Active Directory
6 8 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (1.35%) Xen
6 8 (1.35%) XenServer
7 5 (0.84%) HDFS
8 3 (0.51%) Ceph
9 1 (0.17%) KVM
9 1 (0.17%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 192 (32.38%) Ansible
2 139 (23.44%) Puppet
3 118 (19.90%) Opscode Chef
4 117 (19.73%) Kubernetes
5 85 (14.33%) Terraform
6 64 (10.79%) Salt
7 37 (6.24%) Graphite
8 32 (5.40%) Packer
9 23 (3.88%) Grafana
10 22 (3.71%) Prometheus
11 20 (3.37%) Consul
12 18 (3.04%) Docker Swarm
13 17 (2.87%) Nagios
14 15 (2.53%) Opsview
14 15 (2.53%) ZABBIX
15 8 (1.35%) Kibana
16 7 (1.18%) SCCM
17 5 (0.84%) Cobbler
18 3 (0.51%) Tivoli
19 2 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (9.27%) Google
2 45 (7.59%) Red Hat
3 36 (6.07%) Microsoft
3 36 (6.07%) VMware
4 35 (5.90%) Oracle
5 27 (4.55%) CA Agile Central
6 18 (3.04%) SAP
7 16 (2.70%) Tableau
8 11 (1.85%) Cisco
9 9 (1.52%) Intapp
10 7 (1.18%) Juniper
11 6 (1.01%) Brocade
11 6 (1.01%) Ericsson
11 6 (1.01%) Foundry
12 5 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.67%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.67%) Cloudera
13 4 (0.67%) Hortonworks
13 4 (0.67%) Redback
13 4 (0.67%) Teradata