Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > North East
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 25 36 27
Rank change year-on-year +11 -9 +43
Permanent jobs citing Python 68 79 114
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 7.32% 6.18% 8.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.65% 13.91% 16.43%
Number of salaries quoted 83 75 111
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,750 £34,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £64,000 £53,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £64,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.78% +7.50% +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 498 568 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 53.61% 44.44% 52.06%
Number of salaries quoted 444 430 539
Median annual salary £43,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.61% -2.35% +13.33%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £60,050
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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +15 63 £46,000 +2.22% 12
Durham +4 2 £53,750 +19.44% 5
Northumberland 0 2 £47,500 +35.71%
Python
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 28 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 21 (30.88%) Java
2 21 (30.88%) Software Engineering
3 18 (26.47%) AWS
3 18 (26.47%) Node.js
4 17 (25.00%) DevOps
5 16 (23.53%) C#
6 13 (19.12%) TDD
7 12 (17.65%) Linux
8 11 (16.18%) PHP
8 11 (16.18%) Azure
8 11 (16.18%) Machine Learning
9 10 (14.71%) NoSQL
9 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (14.71%) Marketing
10 9 (13.24%) HTML
10 9 (13.24%) Bash Shell
10 9 (13.24%) Big Data
10 9 (13.24%) Ansible
10 9 (13.24%) Data Science
11 8 (11.76%) Kubernetes
11 8 (11.76%) Docker
11 8 (11.76%) Microservices
11 8 (11.76%) C++
11 8 (11.76%) .NET
12 7 (10.29%) Shell Script
12 7 (10.29%) SQL
12 7 (10.29%) SaaS
12 7 (10.29%) Test Automation
12 7 (10.29%) MongoDB

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 (5.88%) nginx
2 3 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.47%) CMS
3 1 (1.47%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.47%) AWS
2 11 (16.18%) Azure
3 7 (10.29%) SaaS
4 3 (4.41%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (4.41%) PaaS
5 2 (2.94%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.47%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (1.47%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (1.47%) Amazon SageMaker
6 1 (1.47%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.47%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.47%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (1.47%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) DNS
1 1 (1.47%) HTTP
1 1 (1.47%) Softswitch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) NoSQL
2 9 (13.24%) Big Data
3 7 (10.29%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.29%) Redis
4 6 (8.82%) BigQuery
4 6 (8.82%) MySQL
4 6 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.94%) Power BI
5 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.47%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.47%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.47%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.47%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.35%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.41%) Babel
3 3 (4.41%) Cypress.io
3 3 (4.41%) Selenium
3 3 (4.41%) WebDriver
3 3 (4.41%) webpack
4 2 (2.94%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.94%) Subversion
5 1 (1.47%) Appium
5 1 (1.47%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.47%) Calabash
5 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.47%) Gatling
5 1 (1.47%) JBehave
5 1 (1.47%) JIRA
5 1 (1.47%) JMeter
5 1 (1.47%) JUnit
5 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (14.71%) Marketing
2 7 (10.29%) Public Sector
3 6 (8.82%) Finance
4 5 (7.35%) Games
5 4 (5.88%) Automotive
6 3 (4.41%) Law
7 1 (1.47%) Billing
7 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Developer
2 13 (19.12%) Python Developer
3 9 (13.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Associate Director
6 4 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (5.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Data Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Machine Learning Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Technical Director
6 4 (5.88%) Tester
7 3 (4.41%) Automation Tester
7 3 (4.41%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Junior Python Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.47%) Node.js
2 9 (13.24%) HTML
3 8 (11.76%) .NET
4 6 (8.82%) React Native
4 6 (8.82%) YAML
5 5 (7.35%) REST
6 4 (5.88%) CSS
6 4 (5.88%) HTML5
7 3 (4.41%) Laravel
7 3 (4.41%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (4.41%) NumPy
7 3 (4.41%) Pandas
7 3 (4.41%) Redux
7 3 (4.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (2.94%) Express
8 2 (2.94%) Flutter
8 2 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (2.94%) React
8 2 (2.94%) Sass
8 2 (2.94%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
1 6 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.41%) Blog
4 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) PMI
4 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.65%) Linux
2 6 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.94%) Windows
4 1 (1.47%) Android
4 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.47%) Debian
4 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) Software Engineering
2 17 (25.00%) DevOps
3 13 (19.12%) TDD
4 11 (16.18%) Machine Learning
5 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (13.24%) Data Science
7 8 (11.76%) Microservices
8 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (10.29%) Test Automation
9 6 (8.82%) Line Management
10 5 (7.35%) Analytics
10 5 (7.35%) BDD
10 5 (7.35%) Configuration Management
10 5 (7.35%) Decision-Making
10 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure as Code
10 5 (7.35%) OO
10 5 (7.35%) Web Development
11 4 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.88%) Data Engineering
11 4 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 21 (30.88%) Java
3 16 (23.53%) C#
4 11 (16.18%) PHP
5 9 (13.24%) Bash Shell
6 8 (11.76%) C++
7 7 (10.29%) Shell Script
7 7 (10.29%) SQL
8 4 (5.88%) TypeScript
9 3 (4.41%) R
10 2 (2.94%) Lua
10 2 (2.94%) Scala
11 1 (1.47%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.47%) ES6
11 1 (1.47%) Java 8
11 1 (1.47%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.47%) Perl
11 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.47%) CIW
1 1 (1.47%) OCA
1 1 (1.47%) OCP
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (1.47%) PhD
1 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
1 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.41%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) Docker
2 6 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) Kamailio
3 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) Ansible
2 8 (11.76%) Kubernetes
3 6 (8.82%) Red Hat Satellite
3 6 (8.82%) Terraform
4 2 (2.94%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (2.94%) HAProxy
4 2 (2.94%) Puppet
5 1 (1.47%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
1 6 (8.82%) Red Hat
1 6 (8.82%) VMware
2 3 (4.41%) NVIDIA
3 1 (1.47%) Apple
3 1 (1.47%) Databricks
3 1 (1.47%) Google
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle
3 1 (1.47%) Sage
3 1 (1.47%) SaltStack
3 1 (1.47%) SAP