Period
to 7 March 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 7 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
North West > Manchester
6 months to
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 11 28 27
Rank change year-on-year +17 -1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Python 432 406 566
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 12.34% 7.85% 8.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.72% 14.00% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 434 362 471
Median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,844 £36,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,201 £84,600
North West median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +13.40%

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 1,989 2,900 3,590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 56.81% 56.05% 55.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,775 2,353 3,034
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,030 £68,750 £71,467
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 7 March 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 7 March 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 +33 12 £60,000 +72.66% 2
Salford +14 4 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Oldham +3 3 £40,000 -38.46%
Bolton +3 1 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Python
North West

For the 6 months to 7 March 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.

1 162 (37.50%) AWS
2 157 (36.34%) DevOps
3 147 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
4 141 (32.64%) C#
5 140 (32.41%) SQL
6 139 (32.18%) JavaScript
7 128 (29.63%) Azure
8 126 (29.17%) Java
9 114 (26.39%) Docker
10 111 (25.69%) Terraform
11 104 (24.07%) Go
12 100 (23.15%) Software Engineering
13 96 (22.22%) Ansible
13 96 (22.22%) Kubernetes
14 82 (18.98%) Microsoft
15 78 (18.06%) Linux
16 72 (16.67%) Jenkins
17 65 (15.05%) C++
18 64 (14.81%) Bash Shell
19 63 (14.58%) Git (software)
20 57 (13.19%) GCP
20 57 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
21 56 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
21 56 (12.96%) Data Science
22 55 (12.73%) Ruby
23 54 (12.50%) Puppet
23 54 (12.50%) TDD
24 53 (12.27%) Data Lake
25 50 (11.57%) PowerShell
26 49 (11.34%) Machine Learning

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 23 (5.32%) Apache Spark
2 22 (5.09%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (3.70%) nginx
4 14 (3.24%) Confluence
5 10 (2.31%) Apache
6 8 (1.85%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.16%) Apache Synapse
7 5 (1.16%) JBoss
7 5 (1.16%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.93%) CMS
9 3 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.46%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.46%) IIS
11 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.85%) Maya
3 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.69%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 162 (37.50%) AWS
2 128 (29.63%) Azure
3 57 (13.19%) GCP
4 37 (8.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 31 (7.18%) Power Platform
6 25 (5.79%) Serverless
7 24 (5.56%) IaaS
8 23 (5.32%) PaaS
9 18 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
9 18 (4.17%) SaaS
10 16 (3.70%) Azure Data Factory
11 13 (3.01%) Amazon Kinesis
12 12 (2.78%) Amazon EKS
12 12 (2.78%) Pulumi
13 10 (2.31%) GitHub
14 8 (1.85%) Amazon SageMaker
15 7 (1.62%) Amazon S3
16 3 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
16 3 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
16 3 (0.69%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.17%) Firewall
2 17 (3.94%) VLAN
3 14 (3.24%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.78%) IPv4
4 12 (2.78%) OSPF
4 12 (2.78%) VPN
5 10 (2.31%) Skype
5 10 (2.31%) SNMP
6 9 (2.08%) DNS
7 7 (1.62%) HTTP
7 7 (1.62%) WAN
8 6 (1.39%) DHCP
8 6 (1.39%) FTP
8 6 (1.39%) IPsec
9 5 (1.16%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.93%) Cisco Firepower
10 4 (0.93%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (0.93%) LAN
10 4 (0.93%) Network Security
11 3 (0.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
2 53 (12.27%) Data Lake
3 39 (9.03%) NoSQL
4 35 (8.10%) Amazon Redshift
5 31 (7.18%) PostgreSQL
5 31 (7.18%) Power BI
6 27 (6.25%) SQL Server
7 25 (5.79%) Big Data
7 25 (5.79%) MongoDB
8 24 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 24 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (4.63%) Hadoop
9 20 (4.63%) MySQL
10 19 (4.40%) Snowflake Schema
11 18 (4.17%) Redis
12 16 (3.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 16 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
13 15 (3.47%) Amazon Athena
13 15 (3.47%) Azure SQL Database
14 9 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 72 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 63 (14.58%) Git (software)
3 33 (7.64%) JIRA
4 28 (6.48%) Subversion
5 20 (4.63%) GitLab
6 18 (4.17%) TeamCity
7 16 (3.70%) Mercurial
7 16 (3.70%) Selenium
8 12 (2.78%) Artifactory
9 11 (2.55%) Cucumber
10 10 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (1.39%) SonarQube
13 5 (1.16%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.69%) Hudson
14 3 (0.69%) LabVIEW
14 3 (0.69%) SoapUI
15 2 (0.46%) Bitbucket
15 2 (0.46%) Gradle
15 2 (0.46%) Selenium IDE
General
1 41 (9.49%) Finance
2 26 (6.02%) Retail
3 21 (4.86%) Law
4 19 (4.40%) Games
5 14 (3.24%) Public Sector
6 10 (2.31%) Multimedia
7 9 (2.08%) Marketing
8 7 (1.62%) Electronics
9 5 (1.16%) Legal
10 4 (0.93%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.69%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.69%) Banking
11 3 (0.69%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.46%) Advertising
12 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 93 (21.53%) Developer
2 69 (15.97%) Software Engineer
3 56 (12.96%) Data Engineer
4 55 (12.73%) DevOps Engineer
5 36 (8.33%) Python Developer
6 31 (7.18%) AWS Engineer
7 29 (6.71%) Python Engineer
8 25 (5.79%) Automation Engineer
8 25 (5.79%) Senior Developer
9 24 (5.56%) Architect
9 24 (5.56%) Software Developer
10 23 (5.32%) Python Software Engineer
11 22 (5.09%) Linux Engineer
12 19 (4.40%) Senior Software Engineer
12 19 (4.40%) Tester
13 18 (4.17%) Games Tester
13 18 (4.17%) Software Tester
13 18 (4.17%) Trainee
13 18 (4.17%) Trainee Software Tester
13 18 (4.17%) Trainee Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (11.34%) HTML
2 44 (10.19%) CSS
3 37 (8.56%) HTML5
4 35 (8.10%) AngularJS
4 35 (8.10%) Vue.js
5 33 (7.64%) Node.js
6 31 (7.18%) CSS3
7 30 (6.94%) React
8 21 (4.86%) RabbitMQ
9 20 (4.63%) Django
10 18 (4.17%) Java SE
10 18 (4.17%) Kafka
11 16 (3.70%) Web Services
12 12 (2.78%) REST
13 11 (2.55%) Flask
14 9 (2.08%) .NET
14 9 (2.08%) JSON
14 9 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails
15 8 (1.85%) Gherkin
15 8 (1.85%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.64%) Public Cloud
2 27 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.32%) Data Structures
4 16 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (3.47%) Data Centre
6 14 (3.24%) Algorithms
7 12 (2.78%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.31%) Cloud Native
8 10 (2.31%) Enterprise Cloud
9 8 (1.85%) Animation
9 8 (1.85%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.62%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
13 3 (0.69%) Analogue Electronics
13 3 (0.69%) Analytical Mindset
13 3 (0.69%) Renewable Energy
13 3 (0.69%) User Experience
14 2 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
15 1 (0.23%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 78 (18.06%) Linux
2 31 (7.18%) Unix
3 23 (5.32%) Windows
4 13 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (2.78%) CentOS
6 7 (1.62%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.93%) Android
7 4 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (36.34%) DevOps
2 147 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (23.15%) Software Engineering
4 57 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
5 56 (12.96%) Data Science
6 54 (12.50%) TDD
7 49 (11.34%) Configuration Management
7 49 (11.34%) Infrastructure as Code
7 49 (11.34%) Machine Learning
8 42 (9.72%) Analytics
9 40 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
10 39 (9.03%) OOP
11 38 (8.80%) ETL
11 38 (8.80%) OO
12 36 (8.33%) Data Modelling
13 31 (7.18%) Test Automation
14 29 (6.71%) Continuous Delivery
14 29 (6.71%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 27 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 141 (32.64%) C#
2 140 (32.41%) SQL
3 139 (32.18%) JavaScript
4 126 (29.17%) Java
5 104 (24.07%) Go
6 65 (15.05%) C++
7 64 (14.81%) Bash Shell
8 55 (12.73%) Ruby
9 50 (11.57%) PowerShell
10 36 (8.33%) Scala
11 31 (7.18%) R
12 20 (4.63%) Kotlin
12 20 (4.63%) TypeScript
13 18 (4.17%) Java 8
14 17 (3.94%) PHP
15 14 (3.24%) C
16 7 (1.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 6 (1.39%) Perl
18 5 (1.16%) Haskell
19 4 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (5.79%) Security Cleared
2 24 (5.56%) RHCE
3 18 (4.17%) CIW
3 18 (4.17%) OCA
3 18 (4.17%) OCP
3 18 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
4 17 (3.94%) Degree
5 16 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 14 (3.24%) AWS Certification
7 12 (2.78%) GIAC
8 8 (1.85%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.16%) MCSA
9 5 (1.16%) MCSE
9 5 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.69%) PhD
11 2 (0.46%) CCIE
11 2 (0.46%) CCNP
11 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.31%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.08%) QA
3 2 (0.46%) GDPR
4 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 114 (26.39%) Docker
2 26 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.16%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.93%) KVM
5 4 (0.93%) VMware NSX
6 3 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 111 (25.69%) Terraform
2 96 (22.22%) Ansible
2 96 (22.22%) Kubernetes
3 54 (12.50%) Puppet
4 45 (10.42%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (2.78%) Prometheus
6 10 (2.31%) Grafana
7 5 (1.16%) CFEngine
8 4 (0.93%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.69%) Salt
9 3 (0.69%) SCCM
9 3 (0.69%) vRealize
10 1 (0.23%) Graphite
10 1 (0.23%) Kibana
Vendors
1 82 (18.98%) Microsoft
2 40 (9.26%) VMware
3 39 (9.03%) Oracle
4 33 (7.64%) Databricks
5 25 (5.79%) Red Hat
6 15 (3.47%) Cognos
6 15 (3.47%) Sparx
7 12 (2.78%) SaltStack
8 10 (2.31%) Splunk
9 8 (1.85%) Autodesk
10 7 (1.62%) Google
11 6 (1.39%) Snowplow
12 5 (1.16%) Cisco
12 5 (1.16%) SAP
12 5 (1.16%) Vertica
13 4 (0.93%) CA
13 4 (0.93%) Fortinet
13 4 (0.93%) Sitecore
13 4 (0.93%) SolarWinds
14 3 (0.69%) Agilent