Period
to 18 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 41 48
Rank change year-on-year +14 +7 +46
Permanent jobs citing Python 560 513 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 8.25% 6.88% 5.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.76% 11.68% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 437 439 366
Manchester median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £70,000
North West median annual salary £53,175 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.35% +17.65% -2.30%

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 3,795 4,394 4,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 55.92% 58.96% 59.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3,241 3,713 3,902
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £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 18 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 16 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Stockport -2 8 £50,000 -20.00% 3
Rochdale +11 6 £75,000 +74.42% 1
Bolton +13 3 £52,500 +50.00%
Altrincham -8 3 £62,500 +28.21%
Cheadle +9 2 £55,000 - 4
Oldham +4 2 £27,500 +5.77%
Wigan - 1 £35,000 -
Python
North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 (52.32%) DevOps
2 280 (50.00%) Java
3 237 (42.32%) Agile Software Development
4 234 (41.79%) Amazon AWS
5 232 (41.43%) Linux
6 161 (28.75%) Ansible
7 159 (28.39%) Microsoft Azure
8 148 (26.43%) Docker
9 137 (24.46%) Open Source
10 128 (22.86%) Configuration Management
11 127 (22.68%) Continuous Integration
12 126 (22.50%) Ruby
13 124 (22.14%) Software Engineering
13 124 (22.14%) Finance
14 120 (21.43%) Jenkins
15 119 (21.25%) C#
16 115 (20.54%) TDD
17 112 (20.00%) Degree
18 110 (19.64%) Kubernetes
19 106 (18.93%) Big Data
20 101 (18.04%) JIRA
21 99 (17.68%) Puppet
22 98 (17.50%) C++
23 95 (16.96%) NoSQL
24 90 (16.07%) Node.js
25 84 (15.00%) Google Cloud Platform
26 83 (14.82%) Opscode Chef
26 83 (14.82%) Bash Shell
27 82 (14.64%) Apache
27 82 (14.64%) Scrum

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 82 (14.64%) Apache
2 75 (13.39%) Apache Spark
3 35 (6.25%) Confluence
4 12 (2.14%) SAS
5 6 (1.07%) Apache Pig
6 5 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (0.89%) nginx
7 4 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.71%) IIS
7 4 (0.71%) JBoss
7 4 (0.71%) NetWeaver
7 4 (0.71%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.54%) CloudStack
8 3 (0.54%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.36%) Jetty
9 2 (0.36%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 7 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.07%) SPSS
3 2 (0.36%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.36%) S-PLUS
3 2 (0.36%) Stata
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.18%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (0.71%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 234 (41.79%) Amazon AWS
2 159 (28.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (15.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 72 (12.86%) Cloud Computing
5 42 (7.50%) Amazon EC2
5 42 (7.50%) Amazon EMR
6 41 (7.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 24 (4.29%) SaaS
8 16 (2.86%) IBM Cloud
8 16 (2.86%) OpenShift
9 11 (1.96%) IaaS
10 10 (1.79%) GitHub
11 9 (1.61%) Serverless
12 8 (1.43%) PaaS
13 6 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 2 (0.36%) Amazon Alexa
15 2 (0.36%) Dialogflow
15 2 (0.36%) npm
15 2 (0.36%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.57%) Internet
2 19 (3.39%) Firewall
3 10 (1.79%) VPN
4 8 (1.43%) HTTP
4 8 (1.43%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.71%) DNS
5 4 (0.71%) VLAN
6 3 (0.54%) Broadband
6 3 (0.54%) LAN
6 3 (0.54%) SSL
6 3 (0.54%) WAN
7 2 (0.36%) DHCP
7 2 (0.36%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.36%) SSH
8 1 (0.18%) Intranet
8 1 (0.18%) IPv6
8 1 (0.18%) SAN
8 1 (0.18%) SNMP
8 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (18.93%) Big Data
2 95 (16.96%) NoSQL
3 81 (14.46%) MongoDB
4 80 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 63 (11.25%) MySQL
6 47 (8.39%) PostgreSQL
7 43 (7.68%) Amazon Redshift
7 43 (7.68%) Flink
8 42 (7.50%) Amazon Athena
9 37 (6.61%) Relational Database
10 25 (4.46%) SQL Server
11 21 (3.75%) Apache Hive
12 19 (3.39%) Power BI
13 14 (2.50%) Redis
14 12 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (1.96%) Data Mining
16 8 (1.43%) HBase
16 8 (1.43%) QlikView
17 7 (1.25%) Neo4j
18 5 (0.89%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 120 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 101 (18.04%) JIRA
3 70 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 69 (12.32%) TeamCity
5 62 (11.07%) Git (software)
6 52 (9.29%) Octopus Deploy
7 51 (9.11%) Selenium
8 41 (7.32%) Maven
9 32 (5.71%) JUnit
10 31 (5.54%) Gradle
11 22 (3.93%) Bitbucket
11 22 (3.93%) Cucumber
12 18 (3.21%) Subversion
12 18 (3.21%) WebDriver
13 17 (3.04%) EasyMock
13 17 (3.04%) Travis CI
14 15 (2.68%) Gatling
15 13 (2.32%) GitLab
15 13 (2.32%) Spock
15 13 (2.32%) Vagrant
General
1 124 (22.14%) Finance
2 31 (5.54%) Retail
3 28 (5.00%) Marketing
4 27 (4.82%) Electronics
5 20 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.50%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.79%) Publishing
8 8 (1.43%) Games
9 7 (1.25%) Law
10 6 (1.07%) Banking
11 4 (0.71%) Automotive
11 4 (0.71%) Military
12 2 (0.36%) Legal
13 1 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 118 (21.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 116 (20.71%) Developer
3 63 (11.25%) Software Engineer
4 54 (9.64%) Java Engineer
5 41 (7.32%) Architect
6 40 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 40 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
6 40 (7.14%) Python Developer
7 37 (6.61%) Data Engineer
8 36 (6.43%) Test Engineer
9 33 (5.89%) Linux Engineer
10 32 (5.71%) Graduate
10 32 (5.71%) Graduate Developer
11 31 (5.54%) Senior DevOps
11 31 (5.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 29 (5.18%) AWS DevOps
13 28 (5.00%) Data Scientist
14 26 (4.64%) Big Data Engineer
14 26 (4.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 26 (4.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (16.07%) Node.js
2 67 (11.96%) Web Services
3 64 (11.43%) Spring
4 62 (11.07%) Kafka
5 43 (7.68%) HTML
6 42 (7.50%) CSS
6 42 (7.50%) Spark Streaming
7 34 (6.07%) .NET
8 32 (5.71%) Hibernate
9 30 (5.36%) RESTful
10 29 (5.18%) Elastic Stack
10 29 (5.18%) Java EE
11 23 (4.11%) REST
12 21 (3.75%) AngularJS
13 20 (3.57%) HTML5
14 18 (3.21%) Django
14 18 (3.21%) React
14 18 (3.21%) Sensu
15 16 (2.86%) EJB
16 15 (2.68%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (11.96%) Fintech
2 48 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (5.89%) Greenfield Project
4 32 (5.71%) Algorithms
5 28 (5.00%) Public Cloud
6 27 (4.82%) User Experience
7 25 (4.46%) Mobile App
8 24 (4.29%) Data Structures
9 19 (3.39%) Internet of Things
10 18 (3.21%) Derivative
11 15 (2.68%) Wiki
12 10 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 8 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.07%) Hedge funds
15 5 (0.89%) Management Information System
16 4 (0.71%) Cyber Defence
16 4 (0.71%) Cyberattack
16 4 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
17 3 (0.54%) Acoustics
18 2 (0.36%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 232 (41.43%) Linux
2 81 (14.46%) Windows
3 45 (8.04%) CentOS
4 34 (6.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (4.46%) Unix
6 18 (3.21%) Ubuntu
7 11 (1.96%) Android
8 10 (1.79%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.25%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.89%) Debian
11 3 (0.54%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.18%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.18%) Solaris
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (52.32%) DevOps
2 237 (42.32%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (24.46%) Open Source
4 128 (22.86%) Configuration Management
5 127 (22.68%) Continuous Integration
6 124 (22.14%) Software Engineering
7 115 (20.54%) TDD
8 82 (14.64%) Scrum
9 80 (14.29%) Mathematics
10 79 (14.11%) Computer Science
11 78 (13.93%) Test Automation
12 63 (11.25%) BDD
13 59 (10.54%) Data Modelling
13 59 (10.54%) OO
14 53 (9.46%) Data Engineering
15 52 (9.29%) Data Science
16 50 (8.93%) Analytics
17 48 (8.57%) Change Management
18 47 (8.39%) Mentoring
18 47 (8.39%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 280 (50.00%) Java
2 126 (22.50%) Ruby
3 119 (21.25%) C#
4 98 (17.50%) C++
5 83 (14.82%) Bash Shell
6 81 (14.46%) SQL
7 77 (13.75%) Perl
8 75 (13.39%) Scala
9 73 (13.04%) JavaScript
10 64 (11.43%) R
11 58 (10.36%) PHP
12 55 (9.82%) Go
13 27 (4.82%) Java 8
14 23 (4.11%) C
15 21 (3.75%) PowerShell
16 15 (2.68%) VB.NET
17 13 (2.32%) Apple Swift
18 12 (2.14%) Objective-C
19 11 (1.96%) Shell Script
20 10 (1.79%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 112 (20.00%) Degree
2 52 (9.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 49 (8.75%) Numerate Degree
4 19 (3.39%) PhD
5 16 (2.86%) AWS Certification
6 12 (2.14%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.25%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.07%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.71%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.71%) RHCE
10 4 (0.71%) RHCSA
11 3 (0.54%) CCNA
11 3 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.54%) CISSP
11 3 (0.54%) MCSE
12 2 (0.36%) GIAC
12 2 (0.36%) Linux+ Certification
12 2 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.36%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.86%) QA
2 5 (0.89%) GDPR
3 4 (0.71%) SLA
4 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.36%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 148 (26.43%) Docker
2 23 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.68%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.96%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.89%) vSphere
6 4 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.54%) Xen
8 2 (0.36%) KVM
8 2 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.36%) XenServer
9 1 (0.18%) Ceph
9 1 (0.18%) HDFS
9 1 (0.18%) pfSense
9 1 (0.18%) Varnish
9 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 161 (28.75%) Ansible
2 110 (19.64%) Kubernetes
3 99 (17.68%) Puppet
4 83 (14.82%) Opscode Chef
5 76 (13.57%) Terraform
6 53 (9.46%) Salt
7 31 (5.54%) Graphite
8 21 (3.75%) Packer
9 20 (3.57%) Prometheus
10 18 (3.21%) Grafana
11 15 (2.68%) Consul
12 14 (2.50%) Docker Swarm
13 11 (1.96%) Nagios
13 11 (1.96%) ZABBIX
14 10 (1.79%) Opsview
15 6 (1.07%) Kibana
16 5 (0.89%) CFEngine
17 3 (0.54%) Cobbler
18 2 (0.36%) SCOM
18 2 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (8.39%) CA Agile Central
2 35 (6.25%) Google
3 33 (5.89%) Red Hat
4 27 (4.82%) Oracle
4 27 (4.82%) VMware
5 25 (4.46%) Microsoft
6 17 (3.04%) SAP
6 17 (3.04%) Tableau
7 13 (2.32%) Cisco
8 9 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.43%) Atlassian
9 8 (1.43%) Juniper
10 7 (1.25%) Brocade
10 7 (1.25%) Ericsson
10 7 (1.25%) Foundry
11 6 (1.07%) Redback
12 4 (0.71%) Cloudera
12 4 (0.71%) Hortonworks
12 4 (0.71%) Splunk
12 4 (0.71%) Teradata