Period
to 16 April 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 16 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > North East
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 35 23 32
Rank change year-on-year -12 +9 +45
Permanent jobs citing Python 57 105 100
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 5.19% 8.06% 7.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.69% 18.45% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 43 95 80
10th Percentile £32,900 £34,500 £34,875
25th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £49,337
Median % change year-on-year - -3.72% +17.47%
75th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £52,606
90th Percentile £63,450 £59,000 £60,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £64,700 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.46% +7.83% +4.35%

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 533 569 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 48.50% 43.70% 52.91%
Number of salaries quoted 475 456 503
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £33,750 £34,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%
75th Percentile £57,000 £49,438 £52,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 16 April 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 16 April 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 -7 53 £46,250 -2.63% 17
Durham +8 1 £57,500 +53.33% 8
Northumberland - 1 - - 1
Python
England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 29 (50.88%) Java
2 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
3 19 (33.33%) C#
4 14 (24.56%) Linux
4 14 (24.56%) Software Testing
5 13 (22.81%) AWS
6 11 (19.30%) HTML
6 11 (19.30%) CSS
6 11 (19.30%) Bash Shell
6 11 (19.30%) Test Automation
6 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (19.30%) DevOps
7 10 (17.54%) Games
7 10 (17.54%) OOP
7 10 (17.54%) OO
7 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
8 9 (15.79%) OCP
8 9 (15.79%) OCA
8 9 (15.79%) Oracle Certification
8 9 (15.79%) Oracle
8 9 (15.79%) SQL
8 9 (15.79%) .NET
8 9 (15.79%) CIW
8 9 (15.79%) Java SE
8 9 (15.79%) Functional Programming
8 9 (15.79%) Data Structures
8 9 (15.79%) HTML5
8 9 (15.79%) Azure
8 9 (15.79%) CSS3
8 9 (15.79%) Java 8

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 2 (3.51%) nginx
2 1 (1.75%) CMS
2 1 (1.75%) Confluence
2 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.81%) AWS
2 9 (15.79%) Azure
3 3 (5.26%) Power Platform
4 2 (3.51%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon SageMaker
5 1 (1.75%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (1.75%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (1.75%) DHCP
2 1 (1.75%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) Softswitch
2 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Power BI
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.51%) MySQL
2 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon Athena
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.75%) Big Data
3 1 (1.75%) BigQuery
3 1 (1.75%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.75%) Redis
3 1 (1.75%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.77%) Selenium
2 5 (8.77%) WebDriver
3 3 (5.26%) Cypress.io
4 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.75%) Appium
5 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.75%) Calabash
5 1 (1.75%) Gatling
5 1 (1.75%) JBehave
5 1 (1.75%) JIRA
5 1 (1.75%) JMeter
5 1 (1.75%) JUnit
5 1 (1.75%) Protractor
5 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (17.54%) Games
2 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Marketing
3 6 (10.53%) Public Sector
4 3 (5.26%) Law
5 1 (1.75%) Billing
5 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Developer
2 13 (22.81%) Tester
3 9 (15.79%) Games Tester
3 9 (15.79%) Software Tester
3 9 (15.79%) Trainee
3 9 (15.79%) Trainee Software Tester
3 9 (15.79%) Trainee Tester
4 8 (14.04%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Python Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Lead Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Automation Tester
8 4 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
9 3 (5.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.26%) SQL Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) CSS
1 11 (19.30%) HTML
2 9 (15.79%) .NET
2 9 (15.79%) CSS3
2 9 (15.79%) HTML5
2 9 (15.79%) Java SE
3 6 (10.53%) YAML
4 4 (7.02%) Node.js
5 2 (3.51%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.75%) Django
6 1 (1.75%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.75%) Flask
6 1 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.75%) Spring
6 1 (1.75%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.75%) PMI
3 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) Linux
2 6 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.02%) Windows
4 2 (3.51%) Debian
4 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.75%) Android
5 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) Software Testing
2 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (19.30%) DevOps
2 11 (19.30%) Test Automation
3 10 (17.54%) OO
3 10 (17.54%) OOP
4 9 (15.79%) Functional Programming
5 8 (14.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (12.28%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.77%) Test Scripting
7 5 (8.77%) Web Development
8 4 (7.02%) BDD
8 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.02%) Data Science
8 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.02%) TDD
9 3 (5.26%) Data Engineering
9 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure as Code
9 3 (5.26%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.88%) Java
2 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
3 19 (33.33%) C#
4 11 (19.30%) Bash Shell
5 9 (15.79%) Java 8
5 9 (15.79%) SQL
6 8 (14.04%) PHP
7 7 (12.28%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.51%) Perl
8 2 (3.51%) Ruby
8 2 (3.51%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.75%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.75%) C
9 1 (1.75%) C++
9 1 (1.75%) R
9 1 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) CIW
1 9 (15.79%) OCA
1 9 (15.79%) OCP
1 9 (15.79%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (3.51%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) Master's Degree
2 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.75%) CISSP
3 1 (1.75%) GIAC
3 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.75%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.77%) Docker
3 1 (1.75%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) Ansible
2 6 (10.53%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (7.02%) Kubernetes
3 4 (7.02%) Puppet
3 4 (7.02%) Terraform
4 1 (1.75%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.75%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.75%) Packer
4 1 (1.75%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle
3 6 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 6 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (1.75%) Apple
4 1 (1.75%) Databricks
4 1 (1.75%) New Relic
4 1 (1.75%) Sage
4 1 (1.75%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.75%) SAP