Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 68 71
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Python 23 40 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.33% 3.08% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.25% 5.71% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 6
Merseyside median annual salary £49,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.00% +3.45% -23.68%
10th Percentile £22,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,625 £43,750 £71,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% -

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 Merseyside with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 541 700 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 54.81% 53.93% 46.65%
Number of salaries quoted 406 500 343
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,850
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £51,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Merseyside

Python
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python in Merseyside.

Salary trend for Python in Merseyside

Python
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Merseyside over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Python in Merseyside

Python
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Liverpool +6 18 £50,000 +29.03% 1
St Helens - 5 £25,000 -
Python
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Python.

1 19 (82.61%) Linux
2 14 (60.87%) MySQL
2 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 14 (60.87%) Bash Shell
3 12 (52.17%) MongoDB
3 12 (52.17%) Web Services
3 12 (52.17%) Unix
3 12 (52.17%) Apache
3 12 (52.17%) Tomcat
3 12 (52.17%) LAMP
4 11 (47.83%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
5 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
5 9 (39.13%) Ansible
5 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
5 9 (39.13%) Oracle
6 8 (34.78%) SUSE
6 8 (34.78%) Ubuntu
6 8 (34.78%) AMQP
6 8 (34.78%) CentOS
7 7 (30.43%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (30.43%) Kafka
7 7 (30.43%) Java
8 6 (26.09%) SQL
8 6 (26.09%) Problem Management
8 6 (26.09%) Advertising
8 6 (26.09%) DevOps
8 6 (26.09%) Line Management
9 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (21.74%) BDD

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 12 (52.17%) Apache
1 12 (52.17%) Tomcat
2 11 (47.83%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (17.39%) Apache Spark
3 4 (17.39%) SAS
4 2 (8.70%) CMS
4 2 (8.70%) Drupal
4 2 (8.70%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Magento
1 2 (8.70%) OpenCart
1 2 (8.70%) osCommerce
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) MySQL
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 12 (52.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
2 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.70%) Bazaar
3 2 (8.70%) Mercurial
3 2 (8.70%) PhantomJS
3 2 (8.70%) PHPUnit
3 2 (8.70%) Subversion
General
1 6 (26.09%) Advertising
2 5 (21.74%) Marketing
2 5 (21.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Database Specialist
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
1 7 (30.43%) Linux Specialist
2 5 (21.74%) C# Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Graduate
2 5 (21.74%) Graduate C# Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Graduate Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Graduate Java Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Graduate Python Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Junior
2 5 (21.74%) Junior C# Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Junior Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Junior Java Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Junior Python Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Linux Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 5 (21.74%) Python Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (13.04%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) LAMP
1 12 (52.17%) Web Services
2 7 (30.43%) Kafka
2 7 (30.43%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (21.74%) .NET
3 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
3 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (21.74%) J2EE
4 2 (8.70%) CakePHP
4 2 (8.70%) CSS
4 2 (8.70%) CSS3
4 2 (8.70%) HTML
4 2 (8.70%) HTML5
4 2 (8.70%) jQuery
4 2 (8.70%) Laravel
4 2 (8.70%) MooTools
4 2 (8.70%) Node.js
4 2 (8.70%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Algorithms
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) Unix
3 8 (34.78%) CentOS
3 8 (34.78%) SUSE
3 8 (34.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
2 6 (26.09%) DevOps
2 6 (26.09%) Line Management
2 6 (26.09%) Problem Management
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) BDD
3 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
3 5 (21.74%) MVC
3 5 (21.74%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) Data Extraction
4 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
4 4 (17.39%) Deep Learning
4 4 (17.39%) Logistic Regression
5 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.70%) OO
6 2 (8.70%) OO PHP
6 2 (8.70%) Web Development
7 1 (4.35%) Analytics
7 1 (4.35%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Bash Shell
2 7 (30.43%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) Perl
5 2 (8.70%) PHP
5 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Teradata
3 2 (8.70%) Zend
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) SaltStack