Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > North East
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 55 74
Rank change year-on-year -14 +19 -13
Permanent jobs citing Python 63 52 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.81% 4.28% 3.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.00% 8.13% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 58 51 36
North East median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £22,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £59,200 £52,500 £51,875
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 900 640 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 54.41% 52.63% 54.77%
Number of salaries quoted 732 583 739
North East median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,288
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.14% -0.57%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -9 54 £45,000 +28.57% 23
Durham +5 6 £46,250 +68.18% 5
Northumberland +3 1 - -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 31 (49.21%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (44.44%) DevOps
3 26 (41.27%) Linux
4 24 (38.10%) Java
4 24 (38.10%) Puppet
5 23 (36.51%) Jenkins
5 23 (36.51%) C++
6 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (34.92%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (30.16%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (30.16%) Ansible
7 19 (30.16%) Ruby
8 18 (28.57%) Bash Shell
9 17 (26.98%) Configuration Management
10 16 (25.40%) C#
10 16 (25.40%) Terraform
11 15 (23.81%) MySQL
12 14 (22.22%) TeamCity
12 14 (22.22%) Kubernetes
13 13 (20.63%) Docker
13 13 (20.63%) HTML
13 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
13 13 (20.63%) Games
14 12 (19.05%) R
15 11 (17.46%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (17.46%) SQL
15 11 (17.46%) Windows
16 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
16 10 (15.87%) Perl
16 10 (15.87%) C

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 7 (11.11%) Apache
1 7 (11.11%) nginx
2 4 (6.35%) IIS
3 3 (4.76%) CMS
3 3 (4.76%) WordPress
4 2 (3.17%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (49.21%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (34.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (7.94%) Datadog
5 4 (6.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (6.35%) GitHub
6 3 (4.76%) PaaS
6 3 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) Firewall
2 3 (4.76%) DNS
2 3 (4.76%) SMS
2 3 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (1.59%) HTTP
3 1 (1.59%) Internet
3 1 (1.59%) Network Security
3 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.81%) MySQL
2 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.70%) MongoDB
4 7 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
4 7 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (9.52%) Power BI
6 5 (7.94%) NoSQL
7 4 (6.35%) Hadoop
7 4 (6.35%) QlikView
7 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
7 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (3.17%) Apache Hive
9 2 (3.17%) Big Data
9 2 (3.17%) CouchDB
9 2 (3.17%) HBase
9 2 (3.17%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (3.17%) RavenDB
9 2 (3.17%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 23 (36.51%) Jenkins
2 14 (22.22%) TeamCity
3 9 (14.29%) JIRA
3 9 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 8 (12.70%) Bitbucket
5 7 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 7 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.76%) Ant
6 3 (4.76%) Maven
6 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (3.17%) JUnit
7 2 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (3.17%) Subversion
8 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.59%) RSpec
8 1 (1.59%) Selenium
8 1 (1.59%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.59%) VTune
8 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (20.63%) Games
2 8 (12.70%) Advertising
2 8 (12.70%) Finance
3 7 (11.11%) Automotive
4 3 (4.76%) Polish Language
5 2 (3.17%) Retail
5 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (36.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (19.05%) Developer
3 7 (11.11%) Data Scientist
3 7 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
3 7 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) C++ Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Python Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) WordPress Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Administrator
7 2 (3.17%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) CMS Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.63%) HTML
2 8 (12.70%) CSS
2 8 (12.70%) OpenGL
3 4 (6.35%) .NET
3 4 (6.35%) DirectX
3 4 (6.35%) HTML5
3 4 (6.35%) Node.js
3 4 (6.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.17%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (3.17%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (3.17%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.59%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.59%) Ajax
5 1 (1.59%) JSON
5 1 (1.59%) LAMP
5 1 (1.59%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.59%) MDX
5 1 (1.59%) Spring
5 1 (1.59%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.52%) User Experience
3 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.35%) CUDA
4 3 (4.76%) Clustering
4 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.76%) NHS
4 3 (4.76%) Replication
5 2 (3.17%) Fintech
5 2 (3.17%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.17%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.17%) Social Network
6 1 (1.59%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.59%) Life Science
6 1 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.59%) Online Gambling
6 1 (1.59%) Social Gaming
6 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.27%) Linux
2 11 (17.46%) Windows
3 6 (9.52%) Unix
4 5 (7.94%) Debian
4 5 (7.94%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.76%) CentOS
5 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.59%) Fedora
6 1 (1.59%) Solaris
6 1 (1.59%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) DevOps
2 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (26.98%) Configuration Management
4 11 (17.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (15.87%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (15.87%) Software Engineering
6 8 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (12.70%) Innovative Thinking
7 7 (11.11%) Data Science
7 7 (11.11%) Scrum
8 6 (9.52%) Analytics
8 6 (9.52%) High Availability
8 6 (9.52%) Mathematics
8 6 (9.52%) Open Source
8 6 (9.52%) Visualisation
8 6 (9.52%) Web Development
9 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.94%) OO
9 5 (7.94%) Statistics
9 5 (7.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.10%) Java
2 23 (36.51%) C++
3 19 (30.16%) Ruby
4 18 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 16 (25.40%) C#
6 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
7 12 (19.05%) R
8 11 (17.46%) SQL
9 10 (15.87%) C
9 10 (15.87%) Perl
10 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
11 8 (12.70%) PHP
12 7 (11.11%) MATLAB
13 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
14 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
14 2 (3.17%) VB
14 2 (3.17%) VBA
15 1 (1.59%) Jython
15 1 (1.59%) Korn
15 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) QA
2 4 (6.35%) GDPR
3 3 (4.76%) GCP
4 1 (1.59%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (20.63%) Docker
2 2 (3.17%) HDFS
3 1 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 24 (38.10%) Puppet
2 19 (30.16%) Ansible
2 19 (30.16%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (25.40%) Terraform
4 14 (22.22%) Kubernetes
5 10 (15.87%) Packer
6 9 (14.29%) Nagios
7 1 (1.59%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.59%) Salt
7 1 (1.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) Google
3 7 (11.11%) New Relic
3 7 (11.11%) Oracle
3 7 (11.11%) Splunk
4 4 (6.35%) Capita
4 4 (6.35%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.35%) Tableau
5 3 (4.76%) Cisco
6 2 (3.17%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.17%) Cloudera
6 2 (3.17%) Greenplum
6 2 (3.17%) Hortonworks
6 2 (3.17%) IBM
6 2 (3.17%) MapR
7 1 (1.59%) Facebook
7 1 (1.59%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.59%) RedGate
7 1 (1.59%) Talend
7 1 (1.59%) Twitter