Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > North East
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 55 80
Rank change year-on-year +17 +25 -26
Permanent jobs citing Python 88 44 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.22% 3.80% 2.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.69% 7.97% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 78 42 35
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £59,200 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 the North East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 753 552 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 53.25% 47.63% 52.05%
Number of salaries quoted 598 504 661
North East median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Python in the North East

Python
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Python in the North East

Python
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in the North East over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Python in the North East

Python
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the North East region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. 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
Tyne and Wear +21 82 £45,000 +12.50% 43
Durham +15 5 £47,500 +90.00% 1
Northumberland +2 1 - -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 North East region with a requirement for Python.

1 44 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 38 (43.18%) Linux
2 38 (43.18%) Software Engineering
3 34 (38.64%) HTML
3 34 (38.64%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (35.23%) Java
5 30 (34.09%) C#
6 26 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (29.55%) DevOps
7 24 (27.27%) Node.js
7 24 (27.27%) C++
8 23 (26.14%) Mentoring
9 21 (23.86%) Docker
9 21 (23.86%) Bash Shell
10 20 (22.73%) Puppet
10 20 (22.73%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 20 (22.73%) Configuration Management
11 19 (21.59%) SQL
11 19 (21.59%) CSS
11 19 (21.59%) Test Automation
11 19 (21.59%) Microsoft Azure
11 19 (21.59%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (20.45%) MongoDB
12 18 (20.45%) Ansible
13 16 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
13 16 (18.18%) Jenkins
13 16 (18.18%) React
13 16 (18.18%) Git (software)
13 16 (18.18%) MySQL
14 14 (15.91%) OO

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 7 (7.95%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (6.82%) nginx
2 6 (6.82%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.68%) Apache
3 5 (5.68%) CMS
4 2 (2.27%) ArcGIS
4 2 (2.27%) GeoServer
4 2 (2.27%) IIS
5 1 (1.14%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.14%) Confluence
5 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 34 (38.64%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (21.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (6.82%) Datadog
4 6 (6.82%) Office 365
5 5 (5.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (4.55%) GitHub
6 4 (4.55%) PaaS
6 4 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) DNS
2 1 (1.14%) DHCP
2 1 (1.14%) Firewall
2 1 (1.14%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.14%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.14%) Network Security
2 1 (1.14%) SAN
2 1 (1.14%) SMS
2 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.45%) MongoDB
2 16 (18.18%) MySQL
3 12 (13.64%) NoSQL
4 9 (10.23%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.27%) Big Data
7 2 (2.27%) DB2
7 2 (2.27%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (2.27%) GIS
7 2 (2.27%) QGIS
8 1 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.14%) Power BI
8 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.14%) Redis
8 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.14%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (1.14%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 16 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 16 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 11 (12.50%) Selenium
2 11 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 4 (4.55%) Subversion
3 4 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.41%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.41%) JIRA
5 2 (2.27%) Aptana Studio
6 1 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.14%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.14%) Maven
6 1 (1.14%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.14%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.14%) VTune
General
1 9 (10.23%) Automotive
2 5 (5.68%) Advertising
3 4 (4.55%) Games
4 3 (3.41%) Finance
5 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (31.82%) Developer
2 26 (29.55%) Software Engineer
3 18 (20.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (11.36%) Python Developer
6 5 (5.68%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Senior DevOps
6 5 (5.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.55%) Administrator
7 4 (4.55%) Django Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Python Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Python Software Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Python/Django Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Automation Tester
8 3 (3.41%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (38.64%) HTML
2 24 (27.27%) Node.js
3 20 (22.73%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 19 (21.59%) CSS
5 16 (18.18%) React
6 14 (15.91%) HTML5
7 7 (7.95%) AngularJS
8 6 (6.82%) Django
8 6 (6.82%) Sass
8 6 (6.82%) Vue.js
9 5 (5.68%) jQuery
9 5 (5.68%) JSON
9 5 (5.68%) OpenGL
10 3 (3.41%) Elastic Stack
10 3 (3.41%) Gherkin
11 2 (2.27%) .NET
11 2 (2.27%) Leaflet
11 2 (2.27%) Middleware
11 2 (2.27%) OpenLayers
11 2 (2.27%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.82%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (6.82%) Private Cloud
3 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.68%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.55%) CUDA
4 4 (4.55%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.14%) Fintech
5 1 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.14%) Online Games
5 1 (1.14%) Replication
5 1 (1.14%) User Experience
5 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (43.18%) Linux
2 11 (12.50%) Windows
3 4 (4.55%) Debian
3 4 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.55%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.41%) CentOS
4 3 (3.41%) Unix
5 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.14%) Fedora
6 1 (1.14%) Solaris
6 1 (1.14%) SUSE
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (43.18%) Software Engineering
2 26 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (29.55%) DevOps
3 23 (26.14%) Mentoring
4 20 (22.73%) Configuration Management
5 19 (21.59%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (21.59%) Test Automation
6 14 (15.91%) OO
7 13 (14.77%) BDD
8 12 (13.64%) Web Development
9 11 (12.50%) High Availability
10 9 (10.23%) OOP
11 7 (7.95%) Microservices
11 7 (7.95%) Open Source
11 7 (7.95%) TDD
12 6 (6.82%) Coaching
12 6 (6.82%) Mathematics
12 6 (6.82%) Unit Testing
13 5 (5.68%) Pair Programming
13 5 (5.68%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 31 (35.23%) Java
3 30 (34.09%) C#
4 24 (27.27%) C++
5 21 (23.86%) Bash Shell
6 19 (21.59%) SQL
7 13 (14.77%) PowerShell
7 13 (14.77%) Ruby
8 12 (13.64%) C
9 11 (12.50%) Perl
10 10 (11.36%) MATLAB
11 6 (6.82%) PHP
11 6 (6.82%) R
12 3 (3.41%) Jython
13 2 (2.27%) Scala
14 1 (1.14%) Korn
14 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.68%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) ACCA
2 1 (1.14%) CISA
2 1 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.14%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) QA
2 5 (5.68%) GDPR
3 2 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (23.86%) Docker
2 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.14%) KVM
3 1 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.14%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.14%) Xen
3 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (22.73%) Puppet
2 18 (20.45%) Ansible
3 16 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (12.50%) Kubernetes
4 11 (12.50%) Nagios
5 10 (11.36%) Terraform
6 7 (7.95%) Packer
7 3 (3.41%) ZABBIX
8 2 (2.27%) Icinga
9 1 (1.14%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (1.14%) PaperCut
9 1 (1.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 8 (9.09%) New Relic
1 8 (9.09%) Splunk
2 6 (6.82%) Google
3 4 (4.55%) NVIDIA
3 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.41%) Rackspace
4 3 (3.41%) RedGate
4 3 (3.41%) Tableau
4 3 (3.41%) VMware
5 2 (2.27%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.27%) Mapinfo
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle
6 1 (1.14%) Cisco
6 1 (1.14%) Citrix
6 1 (1.14%) Dell
6 1 (1.14%) Mitel
6 1 (1.14%) SAP
6 1 (1.14%) Veeam
6 1 (1.14%) Veritas