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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England / North East
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 52 64
Rank change year-on-year +8 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Python 30 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.42% 3.79% 2.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.96% 6.78% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 29 21 12
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +24.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £40,000 £45,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 377 413 508
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 55.60% 55.96% 63.98%
Number of salaries quoted 343 366 440
Median salary £35,000 £37,288 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.13% +6.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Python as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +10 21 £37,500 -3.22% 3
Durham 0 7 £31,250 -21.87% 1
Northumberland - 1 £37,500 -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Python.

1 48 (59.26%) JavaScript
2 39 (48.15%) Django
3 38 (46.91%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (45.68%) HTML
4 37 (45.68%) Git (software)
5 33 (40.74%) HTML5
6 32 (39.51%) Android
6 32 (39.51%) Apple iOS
7 31 (38.27%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (34.57%) Unit Testing
9 27 (33.33%) HTTP
10 26 (32.10%) Apple
10 26 (32.10%) Technical Architecture
10 26 (32.10%) Scrum
10 26 (32.10%) User Experience
10 26 (32.10%) Translating Business Requirements
10 26 (32.10%) Xamarin
10 26 (32.10%) Mobile App
10 26 (32.10%) RESTful
11 23 (28.40%) Java
12 18 (22.22%) C#
12 18 (22.22%) Linux
13 17 (20.99%) SQL
14 16 (19.75%) Ruby
15 15 (18.52%) C++
16 14 (17.28%) Scala
16 14 (17.28%) MongoDB
16 14 (17.28%) Jenkins
16 14 (17.28%) DevOps
17 12 (14.81%) MySQL

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 (8.64%) nginx
2 6 (7.41%) Apache Pig
2 6 (7.41%) Apache Spark
3 4 (4.94%) SAS
4 2 (2.47%) CMS
4 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.23%) IIS
5 1 (1.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.41%) GitHub
2 6 (7.41%) Slack
3 1 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 27 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.23%) Firewall
2 1 (1.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) MongoDB
2 12 (14.81%) MySQL
3 8 (9.88%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (7.41%) Apache Hive
4 6 (7.41%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.47%) Redis
6 2 (2.47%) SQLite
7 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.23%) Power BI
7 1 (1.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 37 (45.68%) Git (software)
2 14 (17.28%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.41%) Subversion
4 5 (6.17%) Selenium
5 3 (3.70%) JUnit
6 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.47%) RSpec
6 2 (2.47%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.23%) JIRA
7 1 (1.23%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (11.11%) Automotive
2 4 (4.94%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Games
3 3 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (59.26%) Developer
2 26 (32.10%) Xamarin Developer
3 9 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 8 (9.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Software Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Web Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Digital Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Python Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Data Insight Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Insight Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Insight Data Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.47%) Cloud Developer
10 2 (2.47%) Data Scientist
10 2 (2.47%) Java Engineer
10 2 (2.47%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (48.15%) Django
2 37 (45.68%) HTML
3 33 (40.74%) HTML5
4 26 (32.10%) RESTful
5 11 (13.58%) REST
6 10 (12.35%) CSS
6 10 (12.35%) XML
7 9 (11.11%) .NET
7 9 (11.11%) JSON
7 9 (11.11%) Node.js
8 8 (9.88%) CherryPy
9 7 (8.64%) AngularJS
9 7 (8.64%) jQuery
9 7 (8.64%) React
10 6 (7.41%) LEMP Stack
10 6 (7.41%) SQLAlchemy
11 5 (6.17%) Web Services
12 4 (4.94%) SOAP
13 2 (2.47%) J2EE
13 2 (2.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 31 (38.27%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (32.10%) Mobile App
2 26 (32.10%) User Experience
3 6 (7.41%) Blog
3 6 (7.41%) Cyber Attack
3 6 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.47%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 32 (39.51%) Android
1 32 (39.51%) Apple iOS
2 18 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (3.70%) Unix
4 2 (2.47%) CentOS
5 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (46.91%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (34.57%) Unit Testing
3 26 (32.10%) Scrum
3 26 (32.10%) Technical Architecture
3 26 (32.10%) Translating Business Requirements
4 14 (17.28%) DevOps
5 9 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (9.88%) Software Engineering
7 6 (7.41%) Analytics
7 6 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (7.41%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (7.41%) Reverse Engineering
7 6 (7.41%) SDLC
7 6 (7.41%) TDD
8 4 (4.94%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.94%) Mathematics
8 4 (4.94%) Open Source
8 4 (4.94%) Statistics
9 3 (3.70%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (59.26%) JavaScript
2 23 (28.40%) Java
3 18 (22.22%) C#
4 17 (20.99%) SQL
5 16 (19.75%) Ruby
6 15 (18.52%) C++
7 14 (17.28%) Scala
8 9 (11.11%) PHP
9 6 (7.41%) Bash Shell
9 6 (7.41%) C
9 6 (7.41%) R
10 4 (4.94%) Groovy
11 3 (3.70%) Perl
12 2 (2.47%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.23%) Julia
13 1 (1.23%) Jython
13 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.23%) Tcl
13 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) Degree
2 6 (7.41%) DV Cleared
2 6 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
1 2 (2.47%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (8.64%) Docker
2 2 (2.47%) etcd
2 2 (2.47%) flannel
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) Puppet
2 4 (4.94%) Ansible
3 3 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.47%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.47%) Terraform
5 1 (1.23%) Consul
5 1 (1.23%) Nagios
5 1 (1.23%) Opsview
5 1 (1.23%) rkt
5 1 (1.23%) Salt
5 1 (1.23%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 26 (32.10%) Apple
1 26 (32.10%) Xamarin
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle
2 2 (2.47%) Tableau
3 1 (1.23%) Alteryx
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.23%) Splunk
3 1 (1.23%) Zend
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