Period
to 19 October 2021

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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > North East
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 35 23 37
Rank change year-on-year -12 +14 +1
Permanent jobs citing Python 77 60 73
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 6.26% 8.80% 6.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.96% 14.35% 13.15%
Number of salaries quoted 52 51 53
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,750 £34,550
25th Percentile £42,750 £36,250 £36,816
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
75th Percentile £69,063 £55,625 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,375 £60,000 £61,200
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 594 418 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 48.29% 61.29% 49.91%
Number of salaries quoted 468 368 393
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,275 £28,300
25th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +5.00%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Python as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python in the North East.

Salary trend for Python in the North East

Python
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python in the North East over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

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 October 2021. 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 -19 60 £52,500 +16.67% 23
Durham +3 13 £52,500 +10.53% 2
Northumberland -2 2 £55,000 +15.79% 4
Python
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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 36 (46.75%) DevOps
2 32 (41.56%) AWS
3 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (31.17%) Java
4 24 (31.17%) Linux
4 24 (31.17%) Azure
5 22 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 21 (27.27%) Bash Shell
6 21 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 21 (27.27%) Kubernetes
7 19 (24.68%) Mentoring
8 18 (23.38%) R
8 18 (23.38%) C++
8 18 (23.38%) Terraform
9 17 (22.08%) Perl
10 16 (20.78%) C#
10 16 (20.78%) Docker
10 16 (20.78%) Social Skills
11 15 (19.48%) Ansible
11 15 (19.48%) Jenkins
12 14 (18.18%) PHP
12 14 (18.18%) OO
13 13 (16.88%) Ruby
13 13 (16.88%) Infrastructure as Code
14 12 (15.58%) OOP
14 12 (15.58%) SQL
14 12 (15.58%) .NET
14 12 (15.58%) Configuration Management
15 11 (14.29%) GitLab
15 11 (14.29%) Puppet

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 4 (5.19%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.90%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.60%) JBoss
3 2 (2.60%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.30%) Confluence
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 32 (41.56%) AWS
2 24 (31.17%) Azure
3 8 (10.39%) SaaS
4 6 (7.79%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (7.79%) IaaS
4 6 (7.79%) PaaS
4 6 (7.79%) Serverless
5 5 (6.49%) CloudFront
5 5 (6.49%) GCP
5 5 (6.49%) Power Platform
6 4 (5.19%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (5.19%) Amazon S3
7 3 (3.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (3.90%) AWS CloudTrail
7 3 (3.90%) AWS CodeCommit
7 3 (3.90%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (3.90%) AWS Step Functions
8 2 (2.60%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (2.60%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (2.60%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) DNS
1 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.19%) Firewall
3 3 (3.90%) DHCP
3 3 (3.90%) Ethernet
3 3 (3.90%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.49%) Power BI
3 3 (3.90%) Amazon Athena
3 3 (3.90%) Amazon QuickSight
3 3 (3.90%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.90%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (3.90%) Data Lake
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (3.90%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (2.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.30%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.30%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.30%) MySQL
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.30%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 15 (19.48%) Jenkins
2 11 (14.29%) GitLab
3 8 (10.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 7 (9.09%) JIRA
5 6 (7.79%) CircleCI
6 2 (2.60%) JUnit
7 1 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (20.78%) Social Skills
2 6 (7.79%) Finance
3 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.60%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.60%) Publishing
5 1 (1.30%) Games
5 1 (1.30%) Law
5 1 (1.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (32.47%) Developer
3 10 (12.99%) AWS DevOps
3 10 (12.99%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 10 (12.99%) AWS Engineer
3 10 (12.99%) Software Developer
4 9 (11.69%) Salesforce Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Lead Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Platform Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Python Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Azure Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.58%) .NET
2 9 (11.69%) ARM Templates
3 3 (3.90%) CSS
3 3 (3.90%) Qt
3 3 (3.90%) React
3 3 (3.90%) REST
3 3 (3.90%) Yocto
4 2 (2.60%) D3.js
4 2 (2.60%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (2.60%) HTML
4 2 (2.60%) JSON
4 2 (2.60%) Velocity
5 1 (1.30%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.30%) deck.gl
5 1 (1.30%) GraphQL
5 1 (1.30%) Java EE
5 1 (1.30%) Redux
5 1 (1.30%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.30%) Swagger
5 1 (1.30%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Public Cloud
2 4 (5.19%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.90%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.60%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.60%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (2.60%) Cyberattack
4 2 (2.60%) User Experience
5 1 (1.30%) Clustering
5 1 (1.30%) CMDB
5 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) PKI
5 1 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.17%) Linux
2 10 (12.99%) Windows
3 9 (11.69%) Unix
4 3 (3.90%) CentOS
4 3 (3.90%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.75%) DevOps
2 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (24.68%) Mentoring
4 14 (18.18%) OO
5 13 (16.88%) Infrastructure as Code
6 12 (15.58%) Configuration Management
6 12 (15.58%) OOP
7 9 (11.69%) CRM
7 9 (11.69%) Load Balancing
7 9 (11.69%) SDLC
8 8 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (10.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (10.39%) Machine Learning
8 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
8 8 (10.39%) Use Case
9 7 (9.09%) Computer Science
9 7 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (7.79%) Artificial Intelligence
10 6 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.79%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 24 (31.17%) Java
2 22 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 21 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 21 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 18 (23.38%) C++
4 18 (23.38%) R
5 17 (22.08%) Perl
6 16 (20.78%) C#
7 14 (18.18%) PHP
8 13 (16.88%) Ruby
9 12 (15.58%) SQL
10 10 (12.99%) MATLAB
11 9 (11.69%) Apple Swift
11 9 (11.69%) Dart
11 9 (11.69%) Kotlin
11 9 (11.69%) Objective-C
11 9 (11.69%) Pascal
11 9 (11.69%) Scala
11 9 (11.69%) VB.NET
12 8 (10.39%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) Degree
1 9 (11.69%) SC Cleared
1 9 (11.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.90%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.60%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 16 (20.78%) Docker
2 6 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.90%) KVM
4 2 (2.60%) Postfix
4 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (27.27%) Kubernetes
2 18 (23.38%) Terraform
3 15 (19.48%) Ansible
4 11 (14.29%) Puppet
5 8 (10.39%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (7.79%) CFEngine
7 3 (3.90%) Salt
8 2 (2.60%) Grafana
8 2 (2.60%) Packer
8 2 (2.60%) Prometheus
9 1 (1.30%) Consul
9 1 (1.30%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (1.30%) Graphite
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (7.79%) VMware
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle
4 3 (3.90%) Birst
4 3 (3.90%) Informatica
4 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.90%) SaltStack
4 3 (3.90%) SAP
4 3 (3.90%) SnapLogic
4 3 (3.90%) Splunk
5 2 (2.60%) Databricks
5 2 (2.60%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.30%) Google
6 1 (1.30%) New Relic
6 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow