Period
to 26 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > North of England
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 28 35
Rank change year-on-year +10 +7 +21
Permanent jobs citing Python 838 1,327 1,418
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 10.15% 7.47% 6.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.98% 14.87% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 864 1,047 1,200
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,500 £32,475
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £75,000
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 of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,661 8,927 11,256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 56.48% 50.28% 53.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4,171 7,269 9,378
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,950 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Python in the North of England

Python
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python in the North of England.

Salary trend for Python in the North of England

Python
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python in the North of England over the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Python in the North of England

Python
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the North of England region over the 6 months to 26 November 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
North West +16 404 £55,000 - 169
Yorkshire +5 369 £55,000 +10.00% 88
North East +10 65 £47,500 +5.56% 34
Python
England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 of England region with a requirement for Python.

1 324 (38.66%) AWS
2 292 (34.84%) DevOps
3 283 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
4 277 (33.05%) Java
5 258 (30.79%) SQL
6 255 (30.43%) JavaScript
7 240 (28.64%) Software Engineering
8 233 (27.80%) Azure
9 230 (27.45%) C#
10 191 (22.79%) Linux
10 191 (22.79%) Docker
11 190 (22.67%) Terraform
12 181 (21.60%) Kubernetes
13 166 (19.81%) Jenkins
14 154 (18.38%) Go
15 148 (17.66%) Node.js
16 139 (16.59%) Ruby
17 123 (14.68%) Ansible
18 121 (14.44%) NoSQL
18 121 (14.44%) Configuration Management
19 116 (13.84%) Puppet
20 114 (13.60%) Git (software)
21 113 (13.48%) Bash Shell
22 111 (13.25%) TDD
23 109 (13.01%) Analytics
24 108 (12.89%) Big Data
25 107 (12.77%) C++
26 102 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
27 101 (12.05%) Infrastructure as Code
28 100 (11.93%) GCP

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 47 (5.61%) Elasticsearch
2 39 (4.65%) nginx
3 33 (3.94%) Apache Spark
4 23 (2.74%) Apache
5 8 (0.95%) Jupyter
6 7 (0.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 7 (0.84%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.72%) Apache Synapse
7 6 (0.72%) Confluence
7 6 (0.72%) JBoss
7 6 (0.72%) OpenStack
7 6 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (0.72%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.60%) CMS
8 5 (0.60%) SAS
9 3 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.36%) IIS
9 3 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.36%) Maya
3 3 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.36%) Simulink
4 1 (0.12%) Abaqus
4 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.36%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 324 (38.66%) AWS
2 233 (27.80%) Azure
3 100 (11.93%) GCP
4 64 (7.64%) AWS CloudFormation
5 58 (6.92%) Serverless
6 47 (5.61%) PaaS
7 43 (5.13%) SaaS
8 40 (4.77%) Power Platform
9 39 (4.65%) AWS Lambda
10 36 (4.30%) Amazon EKS
10 36 (4.30%) IaaS
11 27 (3.22%) Azure Data Factory
12 24 (2.86%) Datadog
13 21 (2.51%) GitHub
14 17 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
15 13 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
16 11 (1.31%) Amazon Kinesis
17 9 (1.07%) Amazon SQS
18 7 (0.84%) Amazon S3
18 7 (0.84%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.15%) Skype
2 17 (2.03%) HTTP
2 17 (2.03%) Wireless
3 15 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (1.19%) 802.11
4 10 (1.19%) SSL
5 9 (1.07%) Broadband
5 9 (1.07%) Ethernet
6 8 (0.95%) DNS
7 7 (0.84%) Firewall
7 7 (0.84%) Internet
7 7 (0.84%) WAN
8 6 (0.72%) HTTPS
8 6 (0.72%) MQTT
8 6 (0.72%) STUN
8 6 (0.72%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.60%) Software-Defined Networking
10 4 (0.48%) DVB
10 4 (0.48%) MIMO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (14.44%) NoSQL
2 108 (12.89%) Big Data
3 94 (11.22%) Data Lake
4 93 (11.10%) PostgreSQL
5 74 (8.83%) Data Warehouse
6 66 (7.88%) Redis
7 62 (7.40%) MySQL
8 58 (6.92%) SQL Server
9 56 (6.68%) MongoDB
10 45 (5.37%) Azure SQL Database
11 40 (4.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 38 (4.53%) Amazon Redshift
13 36 (4.30%) Power BI
14 30 (3.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 29 (3.46%) Relational Database
16 25 (2.98%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 23 (2.74%) BigQuery
18 22 (2.63%) Snowflake Schema
19 21 (2.51%) Cosmos DB
19 21 (2.51%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 166 (19.81%) Jenkins
2 114 (13.60%) Git (software)
3 45 (5.37%) Selenium
3 45 (5.37%) Subversion
4 31 (3.70%) TeamCity
5 30 (3.58%) GitLab
5 30 (3.58%) JIRA
6 28 (3.34%) Mercurial
7 23 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (2.27%) WebDriver
10 18 (2.15%) Cucumber
11 16 (1.91%) Maven
12 15 (1.79%) SoapUI
13 11 (1.31%) Bitbucket
14 8 (0.95%) Hudson
15 7 (0.84%) Eclipse
15 7 (0.84%) Visual Studio
16 6 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
16 6 (0.72%) SpecFlow
General
1 52 (6.21%) Finance
2 44 (5.25%) Public Sector
3 35 (4.18%) Law
4 26 (3.10%) Games
5 25 (2.98%) Marketing
6 24 (2.86%) Retail
7 12 (1.43%) Legal
8 11 (1.31%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.07%) Electronics
10 8 (0.95%) Automotive
11 5 (0.60%) Publishing
12 4 (0.48%) Advertising
13 3 (0.36%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.36%) Banking
13 3 (0.36%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 176 (21.00%) Software Engineer
2 157 (18.74%) DevOps Engineer
3 154 (18.38%) Developer
4 85 (10.14%) Data Engineer
5 74 (8.83%) AWS Engineer
6 63 (7.52%) Python Engineer
7 61 (7.28%) AWS DevOps
8 59 (7.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 56 (6.68%) Python Developer
10 47 (5.61%) Python Software Engineer
11 45 (5.37%) Architect
12 37 (4.42%) Azure Engineer
13 36 (4.30%) Solutions Architect
14 34 (4.06%) Azure Architect
15 31 (3.70%) Platform Engineer
16 28 (3.34%) Azure DevOps Engineer
17 27 (3.22%) Senior Developer
17 27 (3.22%) Senior Software Engineer
18 26 (3.10%) Analyst
18 26 (3.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (17.66%) Node.js
2 66 (7.88%) .NET
3 55 (6.56%) HTML
4 48 (5.73%) AngularJS
5 45 (5.37%) RabbitMQ
6 43 (5.13%) CSS
7 38 (4.53%) React
8 35 (4.18%) Vue.js
9 33 (3.94%) Kafka
10 27 (3.22%) Web Services
11 21 (2.51%) HTML5
12 20 (2.39%) Elastic Stack
12 20 (2.39%) RESTful
13 19 (2.27%) .NET Core
14 17 (2.03%) Django
14 17 (2.03%) Gherkin
15 14 (1.67%) REST
16 13 (1.55%) Spring
17 12 (1.43%) Redux
18 11 (1.31%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 92 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (3.82%) Enterprise Cloud
2 32 (3.82%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (3.58%) Mobile App
4 24 (2.86%) Algorithms
5 23 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
6 20 (2.39%) Cloud Native
7 19 (2.27%) Public Cloud
8 13 (1.55%) Data Centre
8 13 (1.55%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.55%) User Experience
9 12 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
10 11 (1.31%) PKI
11 10 (1.19%) Private Cloud
12 8 (0.95%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
13 7 (0.84%) Security Operations Centre
13 7 (0.84%) Xbox
14 5 (0.60%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 191 (22.79%) Linux
2 69 (8.23%) Windows
3 41 (4.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (2.74%) CentOS
5 14 (1.67%) Unix
5 14 (1.67%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.07%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.84%) Android
7 7 (0.84%) Solaris
8 6 (0.72%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.48%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.36%) Robot Operating System
10 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (34.84%) DevOps
2 283 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
3 240 (28.64%) Software Engineering
4 121 (14.44%) Configuration Management
5 111 (13.25%) TDD
6 109 (13.01%) Analytics
7 102 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
8 101 (12.05%) Infrastructure as Code
9 95 (11.34%) Problem-Solving
10 92 (10.98%) Machine Learning
11 81 (9.67%) Test Automation
12 67 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
13 61 (7.28%) Data Science
14 60 (7.16%) Microservices
15 59 (7.04%) ETL
16 53 (6.32%) Mathematics
17 51 (6.09%) Deployment Automation
18 50 (5.97%) Migration
19 47 (5.61%) Unit Testing
20 44 (5.25%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 277 (33.05%) Java
2 258 (30.79%) SQL
3 255 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 230 (27.45%) C#
5 154 (18.38%) Go
6 139 (16.59%) Ruby
7 113 (13.48%) Bash Shell
8 107 (12.77%) C++
9 85 (10.14%) R
10 82 (9.79%) PowerShell
11 49 (5.85%) PHP
11 49 (5.85%) Scala
12 36 (4.30%) TypeScript
13 29 (3.46%) C
14 26 (3.10%) Kotlin
15 23 (2.74%) Perl
16 22 (2.63%) Groovy
17 9 (1.07%) ES6
17 9 (1.07%) Shell Script
18 7 (0.84%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 82 (9.79%) Degree
2 49 (5.85%) AWS Certification
3 46 (5.49%) Numerate Degree
4 37 (4.42%) Security Cleared
5 20 (2.39%) SC Cleared
6 15 (1.79%) RHCE
7 12 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.07%) MCSA
8 9 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (0.95%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.95%) MCSE
10 7 (0.84%) PhD
11 4 (0.48%) CCIE
11 4 (0.48%) CCNA
11 4 (0.48%) CCNP
11 4 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (0.36%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.36%) MCPD
12 3 (0.36%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.10%) QA
2 11 (1.31%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.84%) GDPR
4 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.36%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 191 (22.79%) Docker
2 15 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.19%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.95%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.84%) Microcode
6 4 (0.48%) Firmware
6 4 (0.48%) Gluster
6 4 (0.48%) GlusterFS
7 3 (0.36%) HDFS
7 3 (0.36%) zsh
8 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.24%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.24%) vSphere
9 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 190 (22.67%) Terraform
2 181 (21.60%) Kubernetes
3 123 (14.68%) Ansible
4 116 (13.84%) Puppet
5 82 (9.79%) Opscode Chef
6 39 (4.65%) Grafana
7 37 (4.42%) Prometheus
8 17 (2.03%) Graphite
9 15 (1.79%) SCCM
10 8 (0.95%) Packer
11 7 (0.84%) SCOM
12 6 (0.72%) Graylog
12 6 (0.72%) Kibana
12 6 (0.72%) Nagios
13 5 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (0.60%) SCOrch
14 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
14 4 (0.48%) vRealize
15 3 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
15 3 (0.36%) Opsview
Vendors
1 99 (11.81%) Microsoft
2 72 (8.59%) Databricks
3 54 (6.44%) SaltStack
4 38 (4.53%) Google
5 36 (4.30%) Sparx
6 35 (4.18%) VMware
7 27 (3.22%) New Relic
8 23 (2.74%) Oracle
9 22 (2.63%) Red Hat
10 20 (2.39%) Splunk
11 12 (1.43%) Cognos
12 9 (1.07%) Vertica
13 8 (0.95%) Adobe
13 8 (0.95%) Dynatrace
14 7 (0.84%) NVIDIA
15 6 (0.72%) SAP
16 5 (0.60%) Atlassian
16 5 (0.60%) Perforce
17 4 (0.48%) Sitecore
17 4 (0.48%) Sony