Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 16 17 24
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7 +11
Permanent jobs citing Python 479 380 541
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 10.90% 10.26% 8.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.35% 17.53% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 383 285 419
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,100 £33,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,750 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.90% -4.55% +10.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £76,031
North West median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +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 2,354 2,168 3,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 53.57% 58.53% 52.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,945 1,830 2,623
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £68,750
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +19 9 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Bolton -2 4 £47,500 -
Wigan 0 3 £47,500 -19.15%
Salford +10 1 £37,500 +63.04% 5
Oldham 0 1 £50,000 -23.08%
Heywood - 1 - -
Python
North West

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 216 (45.09%) AWS
2 212 (44.26%) DevOps
3 195 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
4 188 (39.25%) Java
5 175 (36.53%) Docker
6 166 (34.66%) Azure
7 164 (34.24%) SQL
8 157 (32.78%) Terraform
9 148 (30.90%) C#
9 148 (30.90%) Ansible
10 146 (30.48%) JavaScript
11 142 (29.65%) Software Engineering
12 140 (29.23%) Kubernetes
13 113 (23.59%) Go
14 110 (22.96%) Linux
15 108 (22.55%) GCP
16 99 (20.67%) C++
17 97 (20.25%) Jenkins
17 97 (20.25%) Bash Shell
18 94 (19.62%) Git (software)
19 81 (16.91%) PowerShell
20 75 (15.66%) Microsoft
21 74 (15.45%) Data Science
22 72 (15.03%) OO
22 72 (15.03%) TDD
22 72 (15.03%) Machine Learning
23 71 (14.82%) Puppet
23 71 (14.82%) Analytics
24 70 (14.61%) Infrastructure as Code
25 66 (13.78%) Configuration Management

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 33 (6.89%) Confluence
1 33 (6.89%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (5.22%) Apache Spark
2 25 (5.22%) nginx
3 11 (2.30%) OpenStack
4 7 (1.46%) Apache
5 6 (1.25%) CMS
5 6 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.84%) Apache Airflow
8 3 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.63%) CloudStack
8 3 (0.63%) IIS
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.21%) SAS
9 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.63%) Maya
2 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 216 (45.09%) AWS
2 166 (34.66%) Azure
3 108 (22.55%) GCP
4 65 (13.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 26 (5.43%) Power Platform
6 24 (5.01%) Serverless
7 23 (4.80%) IaaS
7 23 (4.80%) Pulumi
8 20 (4.18%) PaaS
9 19 (3.97%) SaaS
10 14 (2.92%) GitHub
11 13 (2.71%) Amazon EKS
11 13 (2.71%) Datadog
12 12 (2.51%) AWS Lambda
13 11 (2.30%) Amazon Kinesis
14 10 (2.09%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 10 (2.09%) Azure Data Factory
15 9 (1.88%) Amazon S3
15 9 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
16 7 (1.46%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.56%) Firewall
2 26 (5.43%) VLAN
3 24 (5.01%) OSPF
4 23 (4.80%) IPv4
4 23 (4.80%) VPN
5 16 (3.34%) TCP/IP
6 13 (2.71%) DNS
6 13 (2.71%) SD-WAN
7 9 (1.88%) DHCP
7 9 (1.88%) MPLS
7 9 (1.88%) SNMP
8 8 (1.67%) BGP
8 8 (1.67%) HTTP
9 6 (1.25%) WAN
10 5 (1.04%) Cisco ISE
10 5 (1.04%) Ethernet
10 5 (1.04%) FTP
10 5 (1.04%) IPsec
10 5 (1.04%) LAN
10 5 (1.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (10.44%) NoSQL
2 46 (9.60%) PostgreSQL
3 43 (8.98%) Data Warehouse
4 35 (7.31%) Redis
5 29 (6.05%) MySQL
6 27 (5.64%) MongoDB
7 26 (5.43%) Power BI
8 25 (5.22%) Big Data
9 23 (4.80%) Hadoop
10 22 (4.59%) Data Lake
11 17 (3.55%) SQL Server
12 16 (3.34%) Amazon Redshift
13 13 (2.71%) MariaDB
14 12 (2.51%) Azure SQL Database
15 11 (2.30%) Amazon Athena
15 11 (2.30%) Relational Database
15 11 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (2.09%) Neo4j
17 9 (1.88%) Tableau
18 8 (1.67%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 97 (20.25%) Jenkins
2 94 (19.62%) Git (software)
3 48 (10.02%) JIRA
4 44 (9.19%) Subversion
5 26 (5.43%) GitLab
6 22 (4.59%) Mercurial
7 12 (2.51%) TeamCity
8 10 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (1.67%) Artifactory
9 8 (1.67%) Cucumber
9 8 (1.67%) Selenium
10 5 (1.04%) JMeter
10 5 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (1.04%) SonarQube
11 3 (0.63%) CircleCI
11 3 (0.63%) Maven
11 3 (0.63%) Spinnaker
11 3 (0.63%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.63%) webpack
General
1 44 (9.19%) Social Skills
2 23 (4.80%) Finance
3 22 (4.59%) Games
4 19 (3.97%) Retail
5 17 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.92%) Law
7 10 (2.09%) Marketing
7 10 (2.09%) Multimedia
7 10 (2.09%) Public Sector
8 8 (1.67%) Legal
9 6 (1.25%) Banking
9 6 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.25%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.04%) Electronics
10 5 (1.04%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.42%) Advertising
11 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 90 (18.79%) Developer
2 85 (17.75%) Software Engineer
3 72 (15.03%) DevOps Engineer
4 48 (10.02%) Data Engineer
5 36 (7.52%) AWS Engineer
6 34 (7.10%) Python Developer
7 30 (6.26%) Python Engineer
8 24 (5.01%) Python Software Engineer
9 23 (4.80%) Linux Engineer
9 23 (4.80%) Systems Engineer
10 22 (4.59%) AWS DevOps
10 22 (4.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 22 (4.59%) Tester
11 20 (4.18%) Automation Engineer
11 20 (4.18%) Senior Developer
12 19 (3.97%) Architect
12 19 (3.97%) Lead Systems Engineer
12 19 (3.97%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 18 (3.76%) Games Tester
13 18 (3.76%) Trainee Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (11.06%) AngularJS
2 48 (10.02%) Vue.js
3 42 (8.77%) CSS
3 42 (8.77%) HTML
4 38 (7.93%) Web Services
5 34 (7.10%) Node.js
6 29 (6.05%) CSS3
6 29 (6.05%) HTML5
6 29 (6.05%) Kafka
7 28 (5.85%) REST
8 23 (4.80%) RabbitMQ
9 22 (4.59%) React
10 18 (3.76%) Django
10 18 (3.76%) Java SE
11 15 (3.13%) .NET
12 13 (2.71%) JSON
13 11 (2.30%) Apache NiFi
14 10 (2.09%) Flask
15 9 (1.88%) Spring
16 8 (1.67%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.56%) Public Cloud
2 23 (4.80%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (4.18%) Data Structures
4 17 (3.55%) Algorithms
5 12 (2.51%) Data Centre
5 12 (2.51%) Linux Command Line
5 12 (2.51%) Private Cloud
6 10 (2.09%) Enterprise Cloud
6 10 (2.09%) Virtual Team
7 9 (1.88%) Cloud Native
8 8 (1.67%) Cyberattack
8 8 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (1.67%) User Experience
9 6 (1.25%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.63%) Animation
11 2 (0.42%) Clustering
11 2 (0.42%) FMCG
11 2 (0.42%) Life Science
11 2 (0.42%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 110 (22.96%) Linux
2 43 (8.98%) Unix
3 23 (4.80%) Windows
4 17 (3.55%) CentOS
5 16 (3.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.67%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.04%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.84%) Android
8 4 (0.84%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.21%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (44.26%) DevOps
2 195 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (29.65%) Software Engineering
4 74 (15.45%) Data Science
5 72 (15.03%) Machine Learning
5 72 (15.03%) OO
5 72 (15.03%) TDD
6 71 (14.82%) Analytics
7 70 (14.61%) Infrastructure as Code
8 66 (13.78%) Configuration Management
9 62 (12.94%) OOP
10 57 (11.90%) Scrum
11 49 (10.23%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 46 (9.60%) Problem-Solving
13 45 (9.39%) Software Testing
14 43 (8.98%) Continuous Integration
15 37 (7.72%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
15 37 (7.72%) SOLID
16 35 (7.31%) Open Source
17 34 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 188 (39.25%) Java
2 164 (34.24%) SQL
3 148 (30.90%) C#
4 146 (30.48%) JavaScript
5 113 (23.59%) Go
6 99 (20.67%) C++
7 97 (20.25%) Bash Shell
8 81 (16.91%) PowerShell
9 63 (13.15%) Ruby
10 59 (12.32%) Scala
11 41 (8.56%) Kotlin
12 28 (5.85%) PHP
13 27 (5.64%) C
14 26 (5.43%) TypeScript
15 18 (3.76%) Java 8
16 15 (3.13%) R
17 10 (2.09%) Groovy
17 10 (2.09%) Perl
18 9 (1.88%) T-SQL
19 4 (0.84%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 40 (8.35%) Security Cleared
2 38 (7.93%) SC Cleared
3 25 (5.22%) RHCE
4 20 (4.18%) Degree
5 19 (3.97%) GIAC
6 18 (3.76%) CIW
6 18 (3.76%) OCA
6 18 (3.76%) OCP
6 18 (3.76%) Oracle Certification
7 14 (2.92%) AWS Certification
8 10 (2.09%) PhD
9 8 (1.67%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (0.84%) MCSA
11 4 (0.84%) MCSE
11 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.42%) RHCSA
13 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.71%) QA
2 3 (0.63%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.63%) GDPR
3 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 175 (36.53%) Docker
2 45 (9.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (5.01%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (1.67%) KVM
5 6 (1.25%) VMware NSX
6 5 (1.04%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.42%) LXC
7 2 (0.42%) NFS
7 2 (0.42%) SRDF
8 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 157 (32.78%) Terraform
2 148 (30.90%) Ansible
3 140 (29.23%) Kubernetes
4 71 (14.82%) Puppet
5 47 (9.81%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (4.59%) Prometheus
7 19 (3.97%) Grafana
8 7 (1.46%) CFEngine
9 6 (1.25%) Salt
10 5 (1.04%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.42%) Consul
11 2 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.42%) Graphite
11 2 (0.42%) Packer
11 2 (0.42%) Rancher
11 2 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.21%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.21%) Kibana
12 1 (0.21%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.21%) vRealize
Vendors
1 75 (15.66%) Microsoft
2 49 (10.23%) Oracle
3 48 (10.02%) VMware
4 46 (9.60%) Red Hat
5 24 (5.01%) SaltStack
6 20 (4.18%) Google
7 15 (3.13%) Cisco
8 12 (2.51%) Fortinet
9 11 (2.30%) New Relic
10 9 (1.88%) Databricks
11 7 (1.46%) Juniper
11 7 (1.46%) SAP
12 5 (1.04%) CA
12 5 (1.04%) Sitecore
12 5 (1.04%) Snowplow
12 5 (1.04%) SolarWinds
13 3 (0.63%) Autodesk
13 3 (0.63%) Cloudera
13 3 (0.63%) Hortonworks
13 3 (0.63%) Salesforce.com