Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
North West > Manchester
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 14 15 36
Rank change year-on-year +1 +21 -7
Permanent jobs citing Python 616 386 378
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 11.06% 12.13% 6.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.63% 20.53% 12.30%
Number of salaries quoted 457 338 320
10th Percentile £43,750 £43,375 £35,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £58,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +6.36% -
75th Percentile £76,520 £70,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £86,750 £77,500 £75,763
North West median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 2,722 1,880 3,073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 48.89% 59.10% 55.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2,152 1,721 2,487
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £71,250 £68,750
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Manchester

Python
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python in Manchester.

Salary trend for Python in Manchester

Python
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python in Manchester over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Salford -5 10 - - 7
Oldham +1 9 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Altrincham - 6 - - 1
Sale - 5 - -
Bolton +2 3 - - 2
Stockport -1 2 - - 3
Rochdale - 2 - -
Cheadle - 1 - -
Python
North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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.

1 317 (51.46%) Agile Software Development
1 317 (51.46%) AWS
2 258 (41.88%) DevOps
3 228 (37.01%) Java
4 224 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 214 (34.74%) Docker
6 211 (34.25%) Azure
7 189 (30.68%) Terraform
8 175 (28.41%) CI/CD
9 164 (26.62%) JavaScript
10 163 (26.46%) Kubernetes
11 157 (25.49%) C#
12 142 (23.05%) SQL
13 136 (22.08%) Analytics
13 136 (22.08%) Go
14 123 (19.97%) TDD
15 120 (19.48%) AWS CloudFormation
16 115 (18.67%) Linux
17 114 (18.51%) C++
18 107 (17.37%) GCP
19 99 (16.07%) Data Science
20 98 (15.91%) React
20 98 (15.91%) Ruby
20 98 (15.91%) Machine Learning
21 96 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
21 96 (15.58%) OO
22 94 (15.26%) Jenkins
22 94 (15.26%) Infrastructure as Code
23 93 (15.10%) AngularJS
24 91 (14.77%) Social Skills

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 44 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 19 (3.08%) Confluence
3 17 (2.76%) Cloud Foundry
4 12 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (1.79%) Apache
6 10 (1.62%) Apache Airflow
7 9 (1.46%) nginx
7 9 (1.46%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.97%) Jupyter
9 4 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.32%) SAS
10 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.16%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.16%) IIS
11 1 (0.16%) Tornado
Applications
1 8 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.16%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.16%) SPSS
2 1 (0.16%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (1.79%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (0.32%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 317 (51.46%) AWS
2 211 (34.25%) Azure
3 120 (19.48%) AWS CloudFormation
4 107 (17.37%) GCP
5 35 (5.68%) Power Platform
6 33 (5.36%) GitHub
6 33 (5.36%) PaaS
7 32 (5.19%) Serverless
8 28 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
9 27 (4.38%) SaaS
10 23 (3.73%) Amazon EKS
10 23 (3.73%) Amazon S3
11 22 (3.57%) IaaS
12 19 (3.08%) Pulumi
13 18 (2.92%) Azure Data Factory
14 17 (2.76%) AWS Lambda
14 17 (2.76%) Azure Synapse Analytics
15 15 (2.44%) Amazon ECS
15 15 (2.44%) GitHub Actions
16 12 (1.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.60%) Firewall
2 12 (1.95%) VPN
3 8 (1.30%) HTTPS
3 8 (1.30%) Network Security
4 7 (1.14%) BGP
4 7 (1.14%) DNS
4 7 (1.14%) HSRP
4 7 (1.14%) Internet
4 7 (1.14%) Junos
4 7 (1.14%) OSPF
4 7 (1.14%) VRRP
5 6 (0.97%) AMQP
5 6 (0.97%) VLAN
6 5 (0.81%) Unified Communications
6 5 (0.81%) VoIP
7 2 (0.32%) HTTP
7 2 (0.32%) SAN
7 2 (0.32%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.16%) SSH
8 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (9.58%) Big Data
2 53 (8.60%) MySQL
3 48 (7.79%) PostgreSQL
4 44 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 41 (6.66%) Data Warehouse
6 35 (5.68%) NoSQL
6 35 (5.68%) Power BI
6 35 (5.68%) Relational Database
7 28 (4.55%) Data Lake
8 26 (4.22%) Hadoop
9 24 (3.90%) Tableau
10 18 (2.92%) MongoDB
11 16 (2.60%) Redis
12 15 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (2.27%) RDBMS
14 12 (1.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 12 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (1.79%) Amazon Athena
16 10 (1.62%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 94 (15.26%) Jenkins
2 60 (9.74%) Git (software)
3 41 (6.66%) JIRA
4 33 (5.36%) GitLab
5 17 (2.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 15 (2.44%) PHPUnit
7 14 (2.27%) Selenium
7 14 (2.27%) TeamCity
8 10 (1.62%) CircleCI
9 9 (1.46%) TestRail
9 9 (1.46%) Vagrant
10 8 (1.30%) SonarQube
11 7 (1.14%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.14%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.14%) Mercurial
12 5 (0.81%) Cypress.io
12 5 (0.81%) JMeter
13 4 (0.65%) LoadRunner
13 4 (0.65%) REST Assured
13 4 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 91 (14.77%) Social Skills
2 77 (12.50%) Finance
3 54 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (6.49%) Retail
5 39 (6.33%) Public Sector
6 38 (6.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 26 (4.22%) Marketing
8 25 (4.06%) Automotive
9 23 (3.73%) Legal
10 16 (2.60%) Law
11 15 (2.44%) Banking
12 13 (2.11%) Manufacturing
12 13 (2.11%) Telecoms
13 12 (1.95%) Aerospace
14 11 (1.79%) Presentation Skills
15 9 (1.46%) Financial Institution
16 7 (1.14%) Advertising
17 5 (0.81%) Games
17 5 (0.81%) Local Government
18 3 (0.49%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 150 (24.35%) Developer
2 118 (19.16%) Software Engineer
3 90 (14.61%) DevOps Engineer
4 60 (9.74%) Data Engineer
5 49 (7.95%) Python Developer
6 46 (7.47%) Senior Developer
7 36 (5.84%) AWS Engineer
8 35 (5.68%) Software Developer
9 31 (5.03%) Data Scientist
9 31 (5.03%) Senior Software Engineer
10 24 (3.90%) AWS DevOps
10 24 (3.90%) Senior Python Developer
10 24 (3.90%) Technical Leader
11 23 (3.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 22 (3.57%) Azure Engineer
12 22 (3.57%) Python Engineer
13 21 (3.41%) JavaScript Engineer
14 20 (3.25%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 19 (3.08%) Senior Data Scientist
15 19 (3.08%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (15.91%) React
2 93 (15.10%) AngularJS
3 67 (10.88%) Vue.js
4 41 (6.66%) .NET
4 41 (6.66%) Node.js
5 40 (6.49%) Kafka
6 33 (5.36%) CSS
7 32 (5.19%) Django
8 29 (4.71%) HTML
9 24 (3.90%) HTML5
10 23 (3.73%) Apache NiFi
10 23 (3.73%) CSS3
10 23 (3.73%) pytest
11 17 (2.76%) Java SE
11 17 (2.76%) Laravel
12 15 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
12 15 (2.44%) Flask
13 14 (2.27%) Symfony
14 13 (2.11%) FastAPI
15 12 (1.95%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 29 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
2 21 (3.41%) Data Structures
3 17 (2.76%) Social Media
4 16 (2.60%) Algorithms
4 16 (2.60%) Cloud Native
4 16 (2.60%) Public Cloud
5 15 (2.44%) Enterprise Cloud
6 14 (2.27%) User Experience
7 12 (1.95%) Cyberattack
8 11 (1.79%) Private Cloud
9 9 (1.46%) Blog
9 9 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (1.46%) Virtual Team
10 8 (1.30%) Data Centre
11 7 (1.14%) Life Science
12 6 (0.97%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.97%) Renewable Energy
12 6 (0.97%) Video\Live Streaming
13 4 (0.65%) Cyber Defence
13 4 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 115 (18.67%) Linux
2 55 (8.93%) Windows
3 23 (3.73%) Unix
4 20 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (2.76%) CentOS
6 12 (1.95%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.81%) Android
7 5 (0.81%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.32%) Solaris
8 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.16%) AIX
9 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.16%) HPUX
9 1 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (51.46%) Agile Software Development
2 258 (41.88%) DevOps
3 224 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 175 (28.41%) CI/CD
5 136 (22.08%) Analytics
6 123 (19.97%) TDD
7 99 (16.07%) Data Science
8 98 (15.91%) Machine Learning
9 96 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
9 96 (15.58%) OO
10 94 (15.26%) Infrastructure as Code
11 84 (13.64%) Test Automation
12 75 (12.18%) OOP
13 71 (11.53%) Microservices
14 69 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
15 68 (11.04%) Scrum
16 60 (9.74%) Mentoring
17 56 (9.09%) Configuration Management
18 55 (8.93%) SOLID
19 54 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 228 (37.01%) Java
2 164 (26.62%) JavaScript
3 157 (25.49%) C#
4 142 (23.05%) SQL
5 136 (22.08%) Go
6 114 (18.51%) C++
7 98 (15.91%) Ruby
8 83 (13.47%) Scala
9 76 (12.34%) Bash
10 67 (10.88%) Kotlin
11 59 (9.58%) PowerShell
12 47 (7.63%) R
13 30 (4.87%) PHP
14 29 (4.71%) C
15 27 (4.38%) TypeScript
16 21 (3.41%) Perl
17 17 (2.76%) Java 8
18 13 (2.11%) Shell Script
19 12 (1.95%) Groovy
20 6 (0.97%) ES6
Qualifications
1 50 (8.12%) Security Cleared
2 41 (6.66%) SC Cleared
3 39 (6.33%) Degree
4 23 (3.73%) AWS Certification
5 17 (2.76%) CIW
5 17 (2.76%) OCA
5 17 (2.76%) OCP
5 17 (2.76%) Oracle Certification
6 14 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (1.62%) PhD
9 8 (1.30%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.65%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.49%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.49%) MCSA
12 3 (0.49%) MCSE
12 3 (0.49%) RHCE
12 3 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.62%) QA
2 9 (1.46%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.30%) Accessibility
4 7 (1.14%) SLA
5 2 (0.32%) GDPR
6 1 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.16%) DICOM
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 214 (34.74%) Docker
2 10 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.32%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 189 (30.68%) Terraform
2 163 (26.46%) Kubernetes
3 87 (14.12%) Ansible
4 63 (10.23%) Puppet
5 47 (7.63%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (3.25%) Grafana
6 20 (3.25%) Prometheus
7 11 (1.79%) Cobbler
8 5 (0.81%) CFEngine
8 5 (0.81%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.49%) Control-M
9 3 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.49%) Oozie
9 3 (0.49%) Packer
10 2 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.32%) Istio
10 2 (0.32%) Kibana
10 2 (0.32%) logstash
10 2 (0.32%) Opsgenie
11 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 62 (10.06%) Microsoft
2 41 (6.66%) Google
3 37 (6.01%) Oracle
4 31 (5.03%) SaltStack
5 26 (4.22%) Red Hat
6 25 (4.06%) Databricks
7 15 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (2.27%) VMware
9 13 (2.11%) Sophos
10 10 (1.62%) Splunk
11 9 (1.46%) HP
12 8 (1.30%) New Relic
13 7 (1.14%) Palo Alto
14 6 (0.97%) Perforce
14 6 (0.97%) Veeam
15 5 (0.81%) Atlassian
15 5 (0.81%) Cloudera
15 5 (0.81%) Fortinet
15 5 (0.81%) Hortonworks
15 5 (0.81%) TOWER Software