Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > North East
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 42 20 31
Rank change year-on-year -22 +11 +34
Permanent jobs citing Python 62 75 91
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 5.29% 9.29% 7.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.71% 18.20% 13.56%
Number of salaries quoted 44 60 60
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,291 £38,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £42,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,250 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.63% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £57,813 £56,563 £55,000
90th Percentile £64,625 £65,125 £60,100
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +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 579 412 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 49.44% 51.05% 54.33%
Number of salaries quoted 484 345 470
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £33,125 £32,500 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%
75th Percentile £57,500 £51,250 £51,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,250 £61,000
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -24 57 £45,000 -5.26% 20
Durham +3 1 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Python
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 27 (43.55%) DevOps
2 25 (40.32%) Java
3 22 (35.48%) Linux
4 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
5 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (29.03%) Azure
7 16 (25.81%) C#
8 15 (24.19%) PowerShell
8 15 (24.19%) AWS
9 14 (22.58%) Bash Shell
9 14 (22.58%) Kubernetes
10 13 (20.97%) SQL
11 12 (19.35%) Mentoring
11 12 (19.35%) Ansible
12 11 (17.74%) Docker
12 11 (17.74%) Jenkins
12 11 (17.74%) Terraform
12 11 (17.74%) HTML
12 11 (17.74%) CSS
12 11 (17.74%) OOP
12 11 (17.74%) OO
13 10 (16.13%) Windows
13 10 (16.13%) Oracle
13 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
13 10 (16.13%) Software Testing
13 10 (16.13%) Git (software)
13 10 (16.13%) Infrastructure as Code
14 9 (14.52%) Data Structures
15 8 (12.90%) Games
15 8 (12.90%) OCP

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 (4.84%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.61%) Confluence
3 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.61%) nginx
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (29.03%) Azure
2 15 (24.19%) AWS
3 5 (8.06%) GCP
4 4 (6.45%) Power Platform
4 4 (6.45%) SaaS
5 3 (4.84%) Amazon S3
5 3 (4.84%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (4.84%) CloudFront
5 3 (4.84%) IaaS
5 3 (4.84%) PaaS
6 2 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.23%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (3.23%) AWS CodeCommit
6 2 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (3.23%) AWS Step Functions
6 2 (3.23%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (3.23%) Serverless
7 1 (1.61%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (1.61%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) DNS
2 4 (6.45%) DHCP
2 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) Power BI
3 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.23%) Amazon Athena
4 2 (3.23%) Amazon QuickSight
4 2 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (3.23%) Data Lake
4 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (3.23%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.61%) Big Data
5 1 (1.61%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.61%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.61%) Metadata
5 1 (1.61%) MySQL
5 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Jenkins
2 10 (16.13%) Git (software)
3 7 (11.29%) GitLab
4 5 (8.06%) JIRA
5 3 (4.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.84%) CircleCI
6 2 (3.23%) JUnit
6 2 (3.23%) Selenium
6 2 (3.23%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.23%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.61%) Protractor
General
1 8 (12.90%) Games
2 5 (8.06%) Social Skills
3 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.23%) Finance
4 2 (3.23%) Publishing
5 1 (1.61%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 22 (35.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (24.19%) Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Lead Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Tester
4 8 (12.90%) Games Tester
4 8 (12.90%) Python Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Software Tester
4 8 (12.90%) Trainee
4 8 (12.90%) Trainee Software Tester
4 8 (12.90%) Trainee Tester
5 7 (11.29%) SQL Developer
6 6 (9.68%) AWS DevOps
6 6 (9.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) DevOps Automation Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) IP Network Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) CSS
1 11 (17.74%) HTML
2 8 (12.90%) CSS3
2 8 (12.90%) HTML5
2 8 (12.90%) Java SE
3 5 (8.06%) .NET
4 2 (3.23%) D3.js
4 2 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (3.23%) JSON
4 2 (3.23%) Web Services
5 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.61%) Express
5 1 (1.61%) Flask
5 1 (1.61%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.61%) GraphQL
5 1 (1.61%) Node.js
5 1 (1.61%) React
5 1 (1.61%) REST
5 1 (1.61%) Vue.js
5 1 (1.61%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Data Structures
2 5 (8.06%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (35.48%) Linux
2 10 (16.13%) Windows
3 3 (4.84%) Unix
4 2 (3.23%) CentOS
4 2 (3.23%) Debian
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) DevOps
2 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (19.35%) Mentoring
4 11 (17.74%) OO
4 11 (17.74%) OOP
5 10 (16.13%) Infrastructure as Code
5 10 (16.13%) Software Testing
6 8 (12.90%) Computer Science
6 8 (12.90%) Functional Programming
6 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
7 7 (11.29%) Configuration Management
7 7 (11.29%) Web Development
8 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (9.68%) Use Case
9 5 (8.06%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (8.06%) Project Management
10 4 (6.45%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (6.45%) Coaching
10 4 (6.45%) ETL
10 4 (6.45%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.32%) Java
2 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
3 16 (25.81%) C#
4 15 (24.19%) PowerShell
5 14 (22.58%) Bash Shell
6 13 (20.97%) SQL
7 8 (12.90%) Java 8
8 7 (11.29%) C
8 7 (11.29%) C++
9 6 (9.68%) PHP
10 5 (8.06%) Perl
11 4 (6.45%) Go
12 3 (4.84%) R
12 3 (4.84%) Ruby
12 3 (4.84%) TypeScript
13 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) CIW
1 8 (12.90%) Degree
1 8 (12.90%) OCA
1 8 (12.90%) OCP
1 8 (12.90%) Oracle Certification
2 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
2 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) Master's Degree
4 2 (3.23%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.61%) CISSP
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.61%) GIAC
5 1 (1.61%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 11 (17.74%) Docker
2 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.84%) KVM
4 2 (3.23%) Postfix
4 2 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (22.58%) Kubernetes
2 12 (19.35%) Ansible
3 11 (17.74%) Terraform
4 8 (12.90%) Puppet
5 3 (4.84%) CFEngine
5 3 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.84%) Salt
6 2 (3.23%) Packer
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
1 10 (16.13%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) VMware
3 3 (4.84%) SaltStack
4 2 (3.23%) Birst
4 2 (3.23%) Informatica
4 2 (3.23%) New Relic
4 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.23%) SAP
4 2 (3.23%) SnapLogic