Period
to 22 January 2019

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

Python
England > North East
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 73 41
Rank change year-on-year +43 -32 +29
Permanent jobs citing Python 114 51 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 8.48% 3.21% 5.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.31% 6.51% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 106 50 66
North East median annual salary £45,000 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.13% +10.71% +2.94%
10th Percentile £33,750 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,750 £69,750 £59,375
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 699 784 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 52.01% 49.40% 50.91%
Number of salaries quoted 542 701 577
North East median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +4.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £50,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 22 January 2019.

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 22 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
Tyne and Wear +34 113 £45,000 +16.13% 27
Durham +11 1 - - 3
Python
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 North East region with a requirement for Python.

1 49 (42.98%) Java
2 46 (40.35%) Linux
3 45 (39.47%) JavaScript
4 39 (34.21%) DevOps
5 38 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 37 (32.46%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (32.46%) Software Engineering
7 35 (30.70%) SQL
8 31 (27.19%) C#
8 31 (27.19%) HTML
9 29 (25.44%) Amazon AWS
10 26 (22.81%) Configuration Management
11 25 (21.93%) MongoDB
12 24 (21.05%) Node.js
12 24 (21.05%) Test Automation
13 23 (20.18%) NoSQL
13 23 (20.18%) Bash Shell
14 22 (19.30%) Puppet
14 22 (19.30%) Git (software)
14 22 (19.30%) Ansible
15 21 (18.42%) C++
16 20 (17.54%) CSS
16 20 (17.54%) Machine Learning
16 20 (17.54%) Coaching
17 19 (16.67%) Big Data
17 19 (16.67%) Perl
18 18 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
18 18 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
19 17 (14.91%) Docker
19 17 (14.91%) React

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 12 (10.53%) Apache Spark
2 9 (7.89%) CMS
3 8 (7.02%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.14%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.63%) Apache
6 2 (1.75%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.75%) GeoServer
6 2 (1.75%) nginx
7 1 (0.88%) IIS
7 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.88%) GNU Octave
2 1 (0.88%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Magento
1 1 (0.88%) SAP BPC
1 1 (0.88%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.88%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 29 (25.44%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (9.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (7.89%) GitHub
5 6 (5.26%) Office 365
6 4 (3.51%) Datadog
6 4 (3.51%) Serverless
7 3 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.88%) PaaS
8 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) Network Security
2 2 (1.75%) DNS
3 1 (0.88%) DHCP
3 1 (0.88%) Firewall
3 1 (0.88%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.88%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.88%) SAN
3 1 (0.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.93%) MongoDB
2 23 (20.18%) NoSQL
3 19 (16.67%) Big Data
4 15 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (11.40%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (10.53%) Hadoop
6 12 (10.53%) MySQL
7 10 (8.77%) Apache Hive
8 9 (7.89%) HBase
8 9 (7.89%) Spark SQL
8 9 (7.89%) Sqoop
9 6 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
9 6 (5.26%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.75%) DB2
10 2 (1.75%) Geospatial Data
10 2 (1.75%) GIS
10 2 (1.75%) QGIS
10 2 (1.75%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 22 (19.30%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.04%) Selenium
3 12 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.26%) TeamCity
5 5 (4.39%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.39%) Subversion
6 3 (2.63%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.75%) Aptana Studio
7 2 (1.75%) JIRA
7 2 (1.75%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.88%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.88%) Maven
8 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (5.26%) Finance
2 5 (4.39%) Automotive
3 4 (3.51%) Banking
4 2 (1.75%) Advertising
4 2 (1.75%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) French Language
5 1 (0.88%) German Language
5 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (29.82%) Developer
2 25 (21.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 15 (13.16%) Python Developer
5 13 (11.40%) Data Engineer
5 13 (11.40%) Python Engineer
6 10 (8.77%) Big Data Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Automation Tester
7 7 (6.14%) Tester
8 6 (5.26%) Administrator
8 6 (5.26%) Data Scientist
9 5 (4.39%) Developer in Test
9 5 (4.39%) Senior DevOps
9 5 (4.39%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Test Automation Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) DBA
10 4 (3.51%) Python/Django Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (27.19%) HTML
2 24 (21.05%) Node.js
3 20 (17.54%) CSS
4 17 (14.91%) React
5 16 (14.04%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 13 (11.40%) Kafka
7 12 (10.53%) HTML5
8 9 (7.89%) AngularJS
8 9 (7.89%) Spark Streaming
9 8 (7.02%) Django
9 8 (7.02%) JSON
9 8 (7.02%) Vue.js
10 6 (5.26%) Gherkin
10 6 (5.26%) jQuery
10 6 (5.26%) Sass
11 5 (4.39%) .NET
11 5 (4.39%) RESTful
12 4 (3.51%) Web Services
13 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET
13 3 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (7.02%) Public Cloud
4 5 (4.39%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (4.39%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.51%) Clustering
5 4 (3.51%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.51%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.63%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.75%) Life Science
8 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.88%) Online Games
8 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (40.35%) Linux
2 11 (9.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (7.89%) Unix
4 8 (7.02%) Debian
4 8 (7.02%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.51%) Windows
6 2 (1.75%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.21%) DevOps
2 38 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 37 (32.46%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (32.46%) Software Engineering
4 26 (22.81%) Configuration Management
5 24 (21.05%) Test Automation
6 20 (17.54%) Coaching
6 20 (17.54%) Machine Learning
7 18 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (14.91%) Analytics
9 16 (14.04%) BDD
10 15 (13.16%) OO
11 14 (12.28%) TDD
12 12 (10.53%) Data Science
13 11 (9.65%) Data Engineering
13 11 (9.65%) ETL
14 10 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (8.77%) Data Analysis
14 10 (8.77%) Microservices
14 10 (8.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (42.98%) Java
2 45 (39.47%) JavaScript
3 35 (30.70%) SQL
4 31 (27.19%) C#
5 23 (20.18%) Bash Shell
6 21 (18.42%) C++
7 19 (16.67%) Perl
8 14 (12.28%) Ruby
9 13 (11.40%) MATLAB
10 12 (10.53%) Scala
11 7 (6.14%) C
11 7 (6.14%) PowerShell
12 6 (5.26%) R
13 2 (1.75%) Jython
13 2 (1.75%) PHP
14 1 (0.88%) Fortran
14 1 (0.88%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 6 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) ACCA
2 1 (0.88%) CISA
2 1 (0.88%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.77%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) GDPR
2 2 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (14.91%) Docker
2 9 (7.89%) Apache Flume
2 9 (7.89%) HDFS
3 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.88%) KVM
4 1 (0.88%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.88%) Xen
4 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (19.30%) Ansible
1 22 (19.30%) Puppet
2 14 (12.28%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (7.89%) Oozie
4 7 (6.14%) Kubernetes
5 6 (5.26%) Nagios
5 6 (5.26%) Terraform
6 4 (3.51%) Packer
7 2 (1.75%) Icinga
7 2 (1.75%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.88%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 10 (8.77%) Oracle
2 9 (7.89%) Cloudera
2 9 (7.89%) Hortonworks
3 8 (7.02%) Google
3 8 (7.02%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.39%) New Relic
5 4 (3.51%) NVIDIA
5 4 (3.51%) Splunk
6 3 (2.63%) SAP
7 2 (1.75%) Birst
7 2 (1.75%) Mapinfo
7 2 (1.75%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.75%) RedGate
7 2 (1.75%) Tableau
7 2 (1.75%) VMware
8 1 (0.88%) Adaptive Insights
8 1 (0.88%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (0.88%) SnapLogic
8 1 (0.88%) Veeam
8 1 (0.88%) Workday