Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > North East
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 27 70
Rank change year-on-year -9 +43 -28
Permanent jobs citing Python 79 114 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.18% 8.55% 3.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.91% 16.43% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 74 106 49
North East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £34,500 £33,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £60,750 £70,750
England median annual salary £64,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.35% +4.55%

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 568 694 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 44.44% 52.06% 49.49%
Number of salaries quoted 428 538 692
North East median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £28,600 £27,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,075 £56,250
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 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 21 January 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 21 January 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 67 £45,000 - 29
Teesside - 7 £37,000 -
Durham -2 2 £37,500 - 11
Northumberland - 1 £35,000 - 2
Python
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 51 (64.56%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (49.37%) JavaScript
3 37 (46.84%) PHP
3 37 (46.84%) SaaS
4 35 (44.30%) Marketing
4 35 (44.30%) QA
4 35 (44.30%) MySQL
4 35 (44.30%) Redux
5 34 (43.04%) Redis
5 34 (43.04%) Mobile App
5 34 (43.04%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (34.18%) Software Engineering
7 25 (31.65%) TDD
7 25 (31.65%) Lua
8 24 (30.38%) Symfony
8 24 (30.38%) REST
9 23 (29.11%) DevOps
10 22 (27.85%) PowerShell
11 21 (26.58%) Windows
12 20 (25.32%) Linux
12 20 (25.32%) Bash Shell
13 19 (24.05%) AWS
14 18 (22.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 15 (18.99%) Azure
16 14 (17.72%) Terraform
17 12 (15.19%) Scrum
17 12 (15.19%) Active Directory
17 12 (15.19%) Git (software)
18 11 (13.92%) PHPUnit
18 11 (13.92%) React

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 (3.80%) PowerExchange
1 3 (3.80%) SAS
2 1 (1.27%) Drupal
2 1 (1.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.27%) InDesign
1 1 (1.27%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 37 (46.84%) SaaS
2 19 (24.05%) AWS
3 15 (18.99%) Azure
4 8 (10.13%) GCP
5 2 (2.53%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.27%) Datadog
6 1 (1.27%) GitHub
6 1 (1.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) HTTP
1 1 (1.27%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (44.30%) MySQL
2 34 (43.04%) PostgreSQL
2 34 (43.04%) Redis
3 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (7.59%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.06%) Big Data
6 3 (3.80%) PowerCenter
7 2 (2.53%) Data Lake
7 2 (2.53%) Power BI
7 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.53%) Sqoop
8 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.92%) PHPUnit
3 9 (11.39%) Babel
3 9 (11.39%) webpack
4 4 (5.06%) Selenium
5 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.80%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.53%) ERwin
7 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.27%) GitLab
General
1 35 (44.30%) Marketing
2 7 (8.86%) Finance
3 4 (5.06%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.27%) Automotive
4 1 (1.27%) Electronics
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (35.44%) Developer
2 13 (16.46%) PHP Developer
3 12 (15.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (12.66%) Lead Software Engineer
4 10 (12.66%) React Developer
4 10 (12.66%) Software Engineer
5 9 (11.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (11.39%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (11.39%) JavaScript Engineer
5 9 (11.39%) PHP Software Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) DevOps Specialist
8 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Software Test Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (44.30%) Redux
2 24 (30.38%) REST
2 24 (30.38%) Symfony
3 11 (13.92%) React
4 10 (12.66%) Web Services
5 3 (3.80%) HTML
5 3 (3.80%) Laravel
6 2 (2.53%) CSS
6 2 (2.53%) Kafka
7 1 (1.27%) .NET
7 1 (1.27%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.27%) Django
7 1 (1.27%) Flask
7 1 (1.27%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.27%) HTML5
7 1 (1.27%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (1.27%) Node.js
7 1 (1.27%) Sass
7 1 (1.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 34 (43.04%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.06%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.27%) Kindle
3 1 (1.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.58%) Windows
2 20 (25.32%) Linux
3 4 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.80%) Unix
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (64.56%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (34.18%) Software Engineering
3 25 (31.65%) TDD
4 23 (29.11%) DevOps
5 18 (22.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 12 (15.19%) Scrum
7 10 (12.66%) Front End Development
8 8 (10.13%) Mentoring
9 7 (8.86%) Analytics
9 7 (8.86%) Identity Access Management
9 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure as Code
10 6 (7.59%) Coaching
10 6 (7.59%) Configuration Management
10 6 (7.59%) ITSM
10 6 (7.59%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 5 (6.33%) Cloud Operations
11 5 (6.33%) Test Automation
12 4 (5.06%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (5.06%) Microservices
13 3 (3.80%) Application Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (49.37%) JavaScript
2 37 (46.84%) PHP
3 25 (31.65%) Lua
4 22 (27.85%) PowerShell
5 20 (25.32%) Bash Shell
6 9 (11.39%) ES6
7 6 (7.59%) SQL
8 5 (6.33%) C#
8 5 (6.33%) Ruby
9 4 (5.06%) Java
10 3 (3.80%) Korn
10 3 (3.80%) Perl
11 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.53%) Scala
12 1 (1.27%) C
12 1 (1.27%) C++
12 1 (1.27%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (44.30%) QA
2 3 (3.80%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (15.19%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (17.72%) Terraform
2 11 (13.92%) Puppet
3 8 (10.13%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (7.59%) Ansible
5 1 (1.27%) Grafana
5 1 (1.27%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
1 7 (8.86%) VMware
2 6 (7.59%) ServiceNow
3 5 (6.33%) Informatica
4 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.53%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle
6 1 (1.27%) Adobe
6 1 (1.27%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.27%) Google