Period
to 19 October 2021

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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 20 18 32
Rank change year-on-year -2 +14 -2
Permanent jobs citing Python 523 272 476
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 9.39% 10.49% 7.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.19% 17.20% 13.97%
Number of salaries quoted 422 238 390
10th Percentile £42,500 £39,625 £37,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £75,725 £73,750
North West median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 2,726 1,581 3,407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 48.93% 60.95% 52.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,181 1,456 2,717
10th Percentile £35,500 £35,000 £29,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £70,000 £67,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 October 2021.

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 19 October 2021. 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
Stockport 0 3 £36,000 -15.29% 1
Wigan - 3 £47,500 -
Salford -11 2 - - 7
Altrincham - 2 - -
Bolton - 2 £47,500 -
Heywood - 1 - -
Python
North West

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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.

1 280 (53.54%) AWS
2 256 (48.95%) Agile Software Development
3 241 (46.08%) DevOps
4 222 (42.45%) Docker
5 212 (40.54%) Azure
6 192 (36.71%) Terraform
7 188 (35.95%) Java
8 185 (35.37%) Software Engineering
8 185 (35.37%) Kubernetes
9 139 (26.58%) C#
10 136 (26.00%) SQL
11 134 (25.62%) JavaScript
11 134 (25.62%) Ansible
12 129 (24.67%) GCP
13 128 (24.47%) Go
14 117 (22.37%) Linux
15 114 (21.80%) Jenkins
16 111 (21.22%) Bash Shell
17 110 (21.03%) Ruby
18 103 (19.69%) AWS CloudFormation
19 101 (19.31%) C++
20 98 (18.74%) Infrastructure as Code
21 95 (18.16%) Puppet
22 91 (17.40%) Analytics
23 87 (16.63%) TDD
24 86 (16.44%) PowerShell
25 84 (16.06%) Configuration Management
26 81 (15.49%) AngularJS
26 81 (15.49%) React
27 80 (15.30%) Data Science

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 27 (5.16%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (4.97%) Confluence
3 23 (4.40%) Apache Spark
4 19 (3.63%) nginx
5 6 (1.15%) Apache Airflow
6 5 (0.96%) Apache
6 5 (0.96%) Jupyter
7 4 (0.76%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.76%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.38%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.19%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.19%) CMS
9 1 (0.19%) IIS
9 1 (0.19%) SAS
9 1 (0.19%) Tornado
Applications
1 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 280 (53.54%) AWS
2 212 (40.54%) Azure
3 129 (24.67%) GCP
4 103 (19.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 38 (7.27%) IaaS
5 38 (7.27%) Pulumi
6 37 (7.07%) PaaS
7 35 (6.69%) SaaS
8 30 (5.74%) Power Platform
9 29 (5.54%) Amazon EKS
10 25 (4.78%) Serverless
11 19 (3.63%) Datadog
12 18 (3.44%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 16 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
14 15 (2.87%) Amazon ECS
15 12 (2.29%) Amazon S3
16 10 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
16 10 (1.91%) GitHub
16 10 (1.91%) Slack
17 7 (1.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.97%) Firewall
2 17 (3.25%) OSPF
2 17 (3.25%) VPN
3 12 (2.29%) VLAN
4 11 (2.10%) DNS
5 10 (1.91%) BGP
5 10 (1.91%) IPv4
6 7 (1.34%) Internet
6 7 (1.34%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.15%) MPLS
8 5 (0.96%) HSRP
8 5 (0.96%) Junos
8 5 (0.96%) VRRP
9 4 (0.76%) DHCP
9 4 (0.76%) HTTP
9 4 (0.76%) Network Security
9 4 (0.76%) SAN
9 4 (0.76%) SD-WAN
9 4 (0.76%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (10.33%) PostgreSQL
2 44 (8.41%) MySQL
3 38 (7.27%) Redis
4 35 (6.69%) Big Data
5 31 (5.93%) NoSQL
6 30 (5.74%) Power BI
7 24 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (4.40%) SQL Server
8 23 (4.40%) Tableau
9 20 (3.82%) MongoDB
10 17 (3.25%) Azure SQL Database
11 16 (3.06%) MariaDB
12 13 (2.49%) Data Lake
13 12 (2.29%) Hadoop
14 10 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (1.53%) Amazon Redshift
15 8 (1.53%) Neo4j
16 7 (1.34%) Relational Database
16 7 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 6 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 114 (21.80%) Jenkins
2 58 (11.09%) Git (software)
3 33 (6.31%) JIRA
4 26 (4.97%) Subversion
5 18 (3.44%) GitLab
6 16 (3.06%) Mercurial
6 16 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (2.87%) Selenium
8 12 (2.29%) TeamCity
9 10 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (1.34%) CircleCI
10 7 (1.34%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.15%) Vagrant
12 5 (0.96%) Cypress.io
12 5 (0.96%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
14 3 (0.57%) JMeter
14 3 (0.57%) SonarQube
14 3 (0.57%) Storybook
14 3 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 77 (14.72%) Social Skills
2 45 (8.60%) Finance
3 33 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (5.74%) Retail
5 21 (4.02%) Marketing
6 20 (3.82%) Legal
7 15 (2.87%) Public Sector
8 9 (1.72%) Banking
8 9 (1.72%) Law
9 7 (1.34%) Advertising
10 5 (0.96%) Automotive
10 5 (0.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 4 (0.76%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.76%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.57%) Influencing Skills
12 3 (0.57%) Presentation Skills
13 2 (0.38%) Documentation Skills
13 2 (0.38%) Local Government
13 2 (0.38%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 109 (20.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 102 (19.50%) Software Engineer
3 78 (14.91%) Developer
4 45 (8.60%) AWS Engineer
5 41 (7.84%) Data Engineer
6 34 (6.50%) Python Developer
7 33 (6.31%) AWS DevOps
8 32 (6.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 30 (5.74%) Azure Engineer
10 29 (5.54%) Senior Developer
11 26 (4.97%) Azure DevOps
11 26 (4.97%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 26 (4.97%) Senior Software Engineer
12 24 (4.59%) Architect
13 23 (4.40%) Analyst
14 22 (4.21%) Senior DevOps
14 22 (4.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 22 (4.21%) Technical Leader
15 21 (4.02%) Platform Engineer
16 20 (3.82%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (15.49%) AngularJS
1 81 (15.49%) React
2 57 (10.90%) Vue.js
3 38 (7.27%) .NET
4 37 (7.07%) Django
4 37 (7.07%) Node.js
5 27 (5.16%) Kafka
6 26 (4.97%) Web Services
7 20 (3.82%) REST
8 17 (3.25%) Apache NiFi
8 17 (3.25%) RabbitMQ
9 16 (3.06%) ARM Templates
9 16 (3.06%) RESTful
10 15 (2.87%) CSS
10 15 (2.87%) HTML
11 14 (2.68%) Spring
12 13 (2.49%) HTML5
13 12 (2.29%) JSON
14 11 (2.10%) .NET Core
15 9 (1.72%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.16%) Public Cloud
2 22 (4.21%) Enterprise Cloud
3 21 (4.02%) User Experience
4 18 (3.44%) Linux Command Line
5 17 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (3.25%) Social Media
6 15 (2.87%) Algorithms
7 14 (2.68%) Private Cloud
8 11 (2.10%) Cyberattack
9 9 (1.72%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (1.34%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.15%) Cloud Native
12 6 (1.15%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.15%) Renewable Energy
12 6 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
13 4 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
14 3 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.57%) SCADA
14 3 (0.57%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 117 (22.37%) Linux
2 39 (7.46%) Windows
3 23 (4.40%) Unix
4 21 (4.02%) CentOS
5 19 (3.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (2.68%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.72%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.96%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (0.76%) Android
9 4 (0.76%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.38%) Mesosphere
11 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (48.95%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (46.08%) DevOps
3 185 (35.37%) Software Engineering
4 98 (18.74%) Infrastructure as Code
5 91 (17.40%) Analytics
6 87 (16.63%) TDD
7 84 (16.06%) Configuration Management
8 80 (15.30%) Data Science
8 80 (15.30%) Machine Learning
9 79 (15.11%) OO
10 69 (13.19%) Problem-Solving
11 60 (11.47%) OOP
12 59 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
12 59 (11.28%) SOLID
13 55 (10.52%) Scrum
14 47 (8.99%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
15 46 (8.80%) Test Automation
16 43 (8.22%) Microservices
17 41 (7.84%) Open Source
17 41 (7.84%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 188 (35.95%) Java
2 139 (26.58%) C#
3 136 (26.00%) SQL
4 134 (25.62%) JavaScript
5 128 (24.47%) Go
6 111 (21.22%) Bash Shell
7 110 (21.03%) Ruby
8 101 (19.31%) C++
9 86 (16.44%) PowerShell
10 74 (14.15%) Scala
11 61 (11.66%) Kotlin
12 40 (7.65%) TypeScript
13 33 (6.31%) R
14 27 (5.16%) C
15 25 (4.78%) Groovy
16 23 (4.40%) PHP
17 20 (3.82%) Perl
18 9 (1.72%) Shell Script
19 4 (0.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 3 (0.57%) ES6
Qualifications
1 38 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 35 (6.69%) SC Cleared
3 27 (5.16%) AWS Certification
4 23 (4.40%) Degree
5 9 (1.72%) RHCE
6 8 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.53%) PhD
7 5 (0.96%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.96%) GIAC
8 4 (0.76%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.76%) MCSA
8 4 (0.76%) MCSE
8 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.57%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.38%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.19%) ISEB
11 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.19%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.44%) QA
2 5 (0.96%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.19%) DICOM
3 1 (0.19%) GDPR
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 222 (42.45%) Docker
2 29 (5.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (1.15%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.76%) KVM
7 3 (0.57%) vSphere
8 2 (0.38%) Kamailio
8 2 (0.38%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.19%) Firmware
9 1 (0.19%) LXC
9 1 (0.19%) NFS
9 1 (0.19%) SRDF
9 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 192 (36.71%) Terraform
2 185 (35.37%) Kubernetes
3 134 (25.62%) Ansible
4 95 (18.16%) Puppet
5 70 (13.38%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (4.59%) Grafana
6 24 (4.59%) Prometheus
7 7 (1.34%) CFEngine
8 6 (1.15%) Cobbler
9 4 (0.76%) Rancher
9 4 (0.76%) Salt
10 3 (0.57%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.38%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.38%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.38%) vRealize
12 1 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.19%) Matomo
12 1 (0.19%) Nessus
12 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 48 (9.18%) SaltStack
2 34 (6.50%) Google
2 34 (6.50%) VMware
3 31 (5.93%) Red Hat
4 28 (5.35%) Microsoft
5 17 (3.25%) Oracle
6 16 (3.06%) New Relic
7 11 (2.10%) Databricks
8 10 (1.91%) Cisco
9 6 (1.15%) Splunk
10 5 (0.96%) Fortinet
10 5 (0.96%) Palo Alto
11 4 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.76%) TOWER Software
12 3 (0.57%) Adobe
12 3 (0.57%) Cloudera
12 3 (0.57%) Hortonworks
12 3 (0.57%) HP
12 3 (0.57%) Informatica
12 3 (0.57%) Juniper