Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > North East
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 38 69
Rank change year-on-year -34 +31 +4
Permanent jobs citing Python 61 82 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.21% 6.04% 3.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.00% 11.42% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 59 78 41
North East median annual salary £42,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,500 £50,000 £45,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 the North East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,017 718 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 53.44% 52.91% 55.89%
Number of salaries quoted 877 631 671
North East median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £48,750 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -36 55 £42,000 +24.44% 18
Durham -14 4 £32,500 +18.18% 7
Python
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 27 (44.26%) Java
1 27 (44.26%) Linux
2 24 (39.34%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (37.70%) DevOps
4 21 (34.43%) Puppet
5 19 (31.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (29.51%) C++
6 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (29.51%) Ruby
7 17 (27.87%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (27.87%) Jenkins
8 16 (26.23%) Ansible
8 16 (26.23%) Terraform
9 15 (24.59%) Configuration Management
9 15 (24.59%) SQL
10 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
10 14 (22.95%) Kubernetes
11 13 (21.31%) PHP
12 12 (19.67%) MySQL
12 12 (19.67%) Docker
13 11 (18.03%) Packer
13 11 (18.03%) Games
14 10 (16.39%) Finance
14 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
14 10 (16.39%) C#
14 10 (16.39%) Bash Shell
14 10 (16.39%) JIRA
15 9 (14.75%) Django
15 9 (14.75%) R
15 9 (14.75%) Continuous Improvement

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 5 (8.20%) nginx
2 4 (6.56%) Apache
3 3 (4.92%) CMS
3 3 (4.92%) IIS
3 3 (4.92%) SAS
3 3 (4.92%) WordPress
4 1 (1.64%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.64%) Confluence
4 1 (1.64%) MTS
4 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 24 (39.34%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (31.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.20%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (6.56%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (6.56%) Datadog
5 3 (4.92%) Amazon S3
5 3 (4.92%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.64%) Boomi
6 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) Firewall
2 6 (9.84%) VPN
3 4 (6.56%) DNS
3 4 (6.56%) SMS
4 2 (3.28%) HTTP
5 1 (1.64%) BGP
5 1 (1.64%) DHCP
5 1 (1.64%) Internet
5 1 (1.64%) IPsec
5 1 (1.64%) LAN
5 1 (1.64%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.64%) SSH
5 1 (1.64%) SSL
5 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) MySQL
2 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.84%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.20%) Amazon Redshift
4 5 (8.20%) Hadoop
4 5 (8.20%) MongoDB
4 5 (8.20%) Power BI
4 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.56%) QlikView
5 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.92%) Big Data
6 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.28%) Apache Hive
7 2 (3.28%) CouchDB
7 2 (3.28%) HBase
7 2 (3.28%) IBM BigInsights
7 2 (3.28%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (3.28%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) Jenkins
2 10 (16.39%) JIRA
3 8 (13.11%) TeamCity
4 7 (11.48%) Bitbucket
4 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.56%) Maven
5 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.92%) Ant
6 3 (4.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (4.92%) Hudson
6 3 (4.92%) LabVIEW
6 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (3.28%) JUnit
8 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.64%) Gradle
8 1 (1.64%) RSpec
8 1 (1.64%) Selenium
8 1 (1.64%) Subversion
8 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (18.03%) Games
2 10 (16.39%) Finance
3 9 (14.75%) Advertising
4 5 (8.20%) Automotive
5 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
6 3 (4.92%) Electronics
6 3 (4.92%) Polish Language
7 2 (3.28%) Retail
7 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.64%) Banking
8 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (27.87%) Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Python Developer
4 5 (8.20%) Consultant
4 5 (8.20%) Data Scientist
4 5 (8.20%) Senior DevOps
4 5 (8.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) PHP Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) C++ Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) WordPress Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Graduate
7 2 (3.28%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Software Tester
7 2 (3.28%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) Django
2 7 (11.48%) CSS
2 7 (11.48%) HTML
3 5 (8.20%) REST
4 3 (4.92%) .NET
4 3 (4.92%) DirectX
4 3 (4.92%) HTML5
4 3 (4.92%) OpenGL
4 3 (4.92%) SOAP
5 2 (3.28%) JSON
5 2 (3.28%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (3.28%) RESTful
5 2 (3.28%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (3.28%) Spring
6 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.64%) D3.js
6 1 (1.64%) HTML5 Canvas
6 1 (1.64%) Laravel
6 1 (1.64%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.64%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Computer Science
1 7 (11.48%) Digital Media
2 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Clustering
2 5 (8.20%) User Experience
3 3 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.92%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.92%) NHS
3 3 (4.92%) Replication
4 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.28%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.28%) Social Network
5 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.64%) Derivative
5 1 (1.64%) Fintech
5 1 (1.64%) Life Science
5 1 (1.64%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.64%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 27 (44.26%) Linux
2 9 (14.75%) Windows
3 3 (4.92%) Unix
4 2 (3.28%) Debian
4 2 (3.28%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.64%) CentOS
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) DevOps
2 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (24.59%) Configuration Management
4 9 (14.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (11.48%) Test Automation
6 6 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.20%) Data Science
7 5 (8.20%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 5 (8.20%) Mathematics
7 5 (8.20%) Physics
7 5 (8.20%) Scrum
7 5 (8.20%) Statistics
7 5 (8.20%) Visualisation
8 4 (6.56%) Innovative Thinking
8 4 (6.56%) TDD
8 4 (6.56%) Web Development
9 3 (4.92%) Kaizen
9 3 (4.92%) Project Management
9 3 (4.92%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 27 (44.26%) Java
2 18 (29.51%) C++
2 18 (29.51%) Ruby
3 15 (24.59%) SQL
4 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
5 13 (21.31%) PHP
6 10 (16.39%) Bash Shell
6 10 (16.39%) C#
7 9 (14.75%) R
8 7 (11.48%) C
8 7 (11.48%) Perl
9 6 (9.84%) VB
10 3 (4.92%) Go
10 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.28%) MATLAB
11 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
11 2 (3.28%) VBA
12 1 (1.64%) Java 8
12 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (19.67%) Docker
2 2 (3.28%) HDFS
3 1 (1.64%) Gluster
3 1 (1.64%) LXC
3 1 (1.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 21 (34.43%) Puppet
2 17 (27.87%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (26.23%) Ansible
3 16 (26.23%) Terraform
4 14 (22.95%) Kubernetes
5 11 (18.03%) Packer
6 5 (8.20%) Nagios
7 3 (4.92%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (3.28%) Salt
9 1 (1.64%) Graphite
9 1 (1.64%) Graylog
9 1 (1.64%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.64%) Icinga
9 1 (1.64%) logstash
9 1 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (1.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle
3 5 (8.20%) New Relic
4 4 (6.56%) Capita
4 4 (6.56%) Cisco
4 4 (6.56%) Google
4 4 (6.56%) Splunk
5 3 (4.92%) IBM
5 3 (4.92%) Tableau
6 2 (3.28%) Cloudera
6 2 (3.28%) Greenplum
6 2 (3.28%) Hortonworks
6 2 (3.28%) MapR
6 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.64%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.64%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.64%) Palantir
7 1 (1.64%) Talend
7 1 (1.64%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.64%) Twitter