Period
to 4 August 2020

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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > North East
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 31 61
Rank change year-on-year +12 +30 -8
Permanent jobs citing Python 72 89 69
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 9.25% 7.13% 4.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.78% 13.19% 7.75%
Number of salaries quoted 62 60 64
Median annual salary £47,500 £46,456 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.25% +3.24% +20.00%
10th Percentile £33,775 £38,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £64,750 £60,100 £59,800
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 405 675 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 52.06% 54.09% 54.50%
Number of salaries quoted 339 469 723
Median annual salary £42,500 £41,443 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.55% -2.49% +15.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 4 August 2020.

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 4 August 2020. 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 66 £47,500 -3.06% 12
Durham +11 1 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Python
England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2020, 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 37 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (47.22%) Software Engineering
3 32 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 28 (38.89%) SaaS
5 22 (30.56%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (29.17%) PHP
6 21 (29.17%) MySQL
7 20 (27.78%) Marketing
7 20 (27.78%) QA
7 20 (27.78%) Redis
7 20 (27.78%) Mobile App
7 20 (27.78%) Redux
8 19 (26.39%) Data Science
9 18 (25.00%) DevOps
9 18 (25.00%) Linux
10 17 (23.61%) AWS
11 16 (22.22%) REST
11 16 (22.22%) Java
12 15 (20.83%) TDD
12 15 (20.83%) Machine Learning
12 15 (20.83%) Analytics
13 14 (19.44%) NoSQL
14 13 (18.06%) HTML
15 12 (16.67%) Web Development
15 12 (16.67%) Mathematics
15 12 (16.67%) Lua
15 12 (16.67%) Symfony
16 11 (15.28%) Computer Science
16 11 (15.28%) Git (software)
16 11 (15.28%) 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 3 (4.17%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.78%) SAS
3 1 (1.39%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (38.89%) SaaS
2 17 (23.61%) AWS
3 11 (15.28%) Azure
4 8 (11.11%) GCP
5 7 (9.72%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (9.72%) Power Platform
6 6 (8.33%) PaaS
7 5 (6.94%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (6.94%) Datadog
8 3 (4.17%) GitHub
9 2 (2.78%) AWS CodePipeline
9 2 (2.78%) Serverless
10 1 (1.39%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.56%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (29.17%) MySQL
3 20 (27.78%) Redis
4 14 (19.44%) NoSQL
5 8 (11.11%) MongoDB
6 7 (9.72%) Power BI
6 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
7 5 (6.94%) Hadoop
7 5 (6.94%) RDBMS
7 5 (6.94%) Relational Database
8 4 (5.56%) Data Mining
9 3 (4.17%) QlikView
10 2 (2.78%) Big Data
11 1 (1.39%) Apache Hive
11 1 (1.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.39%) Data Lake
11 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (15.28%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.11%) Babel
2 8 (11.11%) webpack
3 6 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.33%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.78%) GitLab
4 2 (2.78%) Subversion
4 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 20 (27.78%) Marketing
2 4 (5.56%) Automotive
3 3 (4.17%) Finance
4 2 (2.78%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 14 (19.44%) Developer
3 11 (15.28%) PHP Software Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) Data Scientist
5 8 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (9.72%) Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (9.72%) JavaScript Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Lead Software Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) React Developer
7 6 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (6.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Data Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Administrator
9 4 (5.56%) Azure Administrator
9 4 (5.56%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Data Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.78%) Redux
2 16 (22.22%) REST
3 13 (18.06%) HTML
4 12 (16.67%) Symfony
5 8 (11.11%) React
6 7 (9.72%) CSS
6 7 (9.72%) HTML5
6 7 (9.72%) Laravel
6 7 (9.72%) Node.js
7 5 (6.94%) .NET
7 5 (6.94%) Natural Language Processing
7 5 (6.94%) TensorFlow
8 4 (5.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 2 (2.78%) PyTorch
10 1 (1.39%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.39%) CSS3
10 1 (1.39%) Flask
10 1 (1.39%) GraphQL
10 1 (1.39%) Keras
10 1 (1.39%) SparkR
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.78%) Mobile App
2 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.78%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) Blog
5 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.39%) Life Science
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (6.94%) Windows
3 4 (5.56%) Debian
3 4 (5.56%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (47.22%) Software Engineering
3 19 (26.39%) Data Science
4 18 (25.00%) DevOps
5 15 (20.83%) Analytics
5 15 (20.83%) Machine Learning
5 15 (20.83%) TDD
6 12 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 12 (16.67%) Web Development
7 11 (15.28%) Computer Science
7 11 (15.28%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (13.89%) Data Analytics
9 9 (12.50%) Visualisation
10 8 (11.11%) Front End Development
11 7 (9.72%) Statistics
12 6 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
12 6 (8.33%) High Availability
12 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 6 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 32 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 21 (29.17%) PHP
3 16 (22.22%) Java
4 12 (16.67%) Lua
5 11 (15.28%) C#
5 11 (15.28%) R
6 10 (13.89%) Bash Shell
6 10 (13.89%) PowerShell
7 9 (12.50%) SQL
8 8 (11.11%) ES6
9 3 (4.17%) C++
9 3 (4.17%) Java 8
10 2 (2.78%) Julia
10 2 (2.78%) Scala
11 1 (1.39%) Go
11 1 (1.39%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) PhD
2 5 (6.94%) Degree
3 3 (4.17%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.39%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.39%) MCSA
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (27.78%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) Docker
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (15.28%) Terraform
2 8 (11.11%) Ansible
3 5 (6.94%) Grafana
3 5 (6.94%) Puppet
4 4 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.39%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.39%) Nagios
5 1 (1.39%) Packer
5 1 (1.39%) SCCM
5 1 (1.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.89%) Tableau
3 5 (6.94%) Alteryx
3 5 (6.94%) Dynatrace
4 4 (5.56%) ServiceNow
5 3 (4.17%) NVIDIA
6 2 (2.78%) Google
7 1 (1.39%) VMware