Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > North of England
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 35 35 52
Rank change year-on-year 0 +17 +10
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,101 1,314 1,240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 6.79% 6.79% 5.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.49% 13.01% 9.53%
Number of salaries quoted 904 1,038 1,019
North of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,425 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £76,250 £65,000
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 of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 8,164 10,097 13,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 50.32% 52.14% 54.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6,752 8,423 11,042
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £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 of England

Job postings citing Python as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in the North of England over the 6 months to 22 January 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 22 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
North West -1 563 £55,000 +3.77% 147
Yorkshire +9 459 £50,000 +5.26% 138
North East -7 79 £45,000 - 40
Python
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 of England region with a requirement for Python.

1 455 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
2 405 (36.78%) AWS
3 403 (36.60%) Java
4 399 (36.24%) DevOps
5 318 (28.88%) Linux
6 286 (25.98%) JavaScript
7 284 (25.79%) SQL
8 275 (24.98%) Docker
9 239 (21.71%) C#
10 222 (20.16%) Ansible
11 211 (19.16%) Azure
12 202 (18.35%) Software Engineering
13 185 (16.80%) Test Automation
14 183 (16.62%) Terraform
15 180 (16.35%) Jenkins
16 175 (15.89%) Ruby
17 166 (15.08%) Finance
18 157 (14.26%) PHP
18 157 (14.26%) Bash Shell
18 157 (14.26%) Data Science
19 156 (14.17%) Puppet
19 156 (14.17%) Git (software)
20 142 (12.90%) MySQL
21 139 (12.62%) Scrum
22 138 (12.53%) Continuous Integration
23 137 (12.44%) Kubernetes
24 135 (12.26%) Analytics
25 129 (11.72%) Opscode Chef
25 129 (11.72%) C++
25 129 (11.72%) TDD

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 91 (8.27%) Apache Spark
2 48 (4.36%) Elasticsearch
3 41 (3.72%) Confluence
4 39 (3.54%) Apache
5 31 (2.82%) SAS
6 21 (1.91%) nginx
7 12 (1.09%) OpenStack
8 9 (0.82%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.73%) CMS
10 7 (0.64%) PowerExchange
11 6 (0.54%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.45%) Jupyter
12 5 (0.45%) Tornado
13 4 (0.36%) JBoss
13 4 (0.36%) Jetty
14 3 (0.27%) IIS
14 3 (0.27%) WordPress
15 2 (0.18%) Camunda
15 2 (0.18%) Drupal
16 1 (0.091%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.82%) Chatbot
3 8 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.18%) InDesign
5 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.18%) Stata
6 1 (0.091%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.091%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.45%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.18%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
2 2 (0.18%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (0.091%) FastStats
3 1 (0.091%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 405 (36.78%) AWS
2 211 (19.16%) Azure
3 117 (10.63%) GCP
4 78 (7.08%) SaaS
5 50 (4.54%) Serverless
6 43 (3.91%) GitHub
7 35 (3.18%) Amazon S3
7 35 (3.18%) AWS Lambda
8 28 (2.54%) Power Platform
9 24 (2.18%) Slack
10 22 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
11 21 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
12 18 (1.63%) PaaS
13 17 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
13 17 (1.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 16 (1.45%) Datadog
15 14 (1.27%) Amazon Kinesis
15 14 (1.27%) IaaS
16 11 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
17 10 (0.91%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.54%) TCP/IP
2 27 (2.45%) DNS
3 20 (1.82%) Firewall
4 19 (1.73%) VPN
5 13 (1.18%) Internet
6 11 (1.00%) SMTP
7 9 (0.82%) SAN
8 8 (0.73%) NGN
9 7 (0.64%) HTTP
9 7 (0.64%) WAN
10 6 (0.54%) Cisco ISE
11 5 (0.45%) BGP
11 5 (0.45%) NetScaler
11 5 (0.45%) SNMP
11 5 (0.45%) VPLS
12 4 (0.36%) ATM
12 4 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (0.36%) DHCP
12 4 (0.36%) OSPF
12 4 (0.36%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (12.90%) MySQL
2 106 (9.63%) PostgreSQL
3 101 (9.17%) Big Data
4 99 (8.99%) SQL Server
5 70 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
6 67 (6.09%) NoSQL
7 66 (5.99%) Hadoop
7 66 (5.99%) Redis
8 40 (3.63%) MongoDB
9 39 (3.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 38 (3.45%) Data Lake
11 31 (2.82%) Apache Hive
12 28 (2.54%) Power BI
13 27 (2.45%) Amazon RDS
14 26 (2.36%) Relational Database
15 22 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 19 (1.73%) Data Mining
16 19 (1.73%) Snowflake Schema
17 17 (1.54%) Impala
18 16 (1.45%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 180 (16.35%) Jenkins
2 156 (14.17%) Git (software)
3 120 (10.90%) Selenium
4 89 (8.08%) JIRA
5 65 (5.90%) Maven
6 51 (4.63%) WebDriver
7 45 (4.09%) Gatling
7 45 (4.09%) JUnit
8 37 (3.36%) Bitbucket
8 37 (3.36%) Cucumber
8 37 (3.36%) SpecFlow
9 36 (3.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 36 (3.27%) Subversion
10 28 (2.54%) GitLab
11 26 (2.36%) TeamCity
12 24 (2.18%) SoapUI
13 19 (1.73%) JMeter
14 15 (1.36%) Appium
15 14 (1.27%) Mercurial
15 14 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 166 (15.08%) Finance
2 78 (7.08%) Marketing
3 47 (4.27%) Retail
4 38 (3.45%) Public Sector
5 33 (3.00%) Manufacturing
6 29 (2.63%) Banking
7 21 (1.91%) Games
8 18 (1.63%) Electronics
9 14 (1.27%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.09%) Automotive
10 12 (1.09%) Law
11 9 (0.82%) Aerospace
12 8 (0.73%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.54%) Military
13 6 (0.54%) Online Betting
14 5 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.36%) Advertising
16 3 (0.27%) Back Office
16 3 (0.27%) Front Office
16 3 (0.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 330 (29.97%) Developer
2 171 (15.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 93 (8.45%) Software Engineer
4 87 (7.90%) Python Developer
5 71 (6.45%) Software Developer
6 60 (5.45%) Analyst
6 60 (5.45%) Data Engineer
7 55 (5.00%) Data Scientist
8 54 (4.90%) Senior Developer
9 52 (4.72%) AWS Engineer
10 50 (4.54%) Junior
11 48 (4.36%) Java Developer
12 41 (3.72%) Python Engineer
13 40 (3.63%) Platform Engineer
14 36 (3.27%) AWS DevOps
14 36 (3.27%) Junior Developer
15 35 (3.18%) Architect
15 35 (3.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 35 (3.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 35 (3.18%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (11.44%) Node.js
2 109 (9.90%) .NET
3 101 (9.17%) CSS
4 95 (8.63%) HTML
5 80 (7.27%) React
6 75 (6.81%) Spring
7 73 (6.63%) AngularJS
8 72 (6.54%) Web Services
9 63 (5.72%) REST
10 62 (5.63%) RESTful
11 47 (4.27%) JSON
12 43 (3.91%) Hibernate
12 43 (3.91%) Redux
13 33 (3.00%) LAMP
14 32 (2.91%) Spring Boot
14 32 (2.91%) Symfony
15 31 (2.82%) XML
16 30 (2.72%) HTML5
17 29 (2.63%) Kafka
18 26 (2.36%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 121 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (7.54%) Mobile App
3 82 (7.45%) Greenfield Project
4 50 (4.54%) Algorithms
5 36 (3.27%) User Experience
6 33 (3.00%) Linux Command Line
7 27 (2.45%) Public Cloud
8 23 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
10 18 (1.63%) Data Centre
11 16 (1.45%) Derivative
12 15 (1.36%) Data Structures
13 14 (1.27%) Blog
14 12 (1.09%) BBC
14 12 (1.09%) Hedge funds
15 11 (1.00%) Wiki
16 10 (0.91%) Cloud Native
16 10 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
16 10 (0.91%) Management Information System
16 10 (0.91%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 318 (28.88%) Linux
2 119 (10.81%) Windows
3 81 (7.36%) Unix
4 33 (3.00%) Android
5 29 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (2.36%) CentOS
7 18 (1.63%) Apple iOS
8 12 (1.09%) VMS
9 9 (0.82%) Windows Server
10 8 (0.73%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.73%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.73%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.64%) AIX
12 5 (0.45%) Solaris
12 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.27%) Debian
14 1 (0.091%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.091%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
2 399 (36.24%) DevOps
3 202 (18.35%) Software Engineering
4 185 (16.80%) Test Automation
5 157 (14.26%) Data Science
6 139 (12.62%) Scrum
7 138 (12.53%) Continuous Integration
8 135 (12.26%) Analytics
9 129 (11.72%) TDD
10 122 (11.08%) Machine Learning
11 106 (9.63%) Mentoring
12 102 (9.26%) Configuration Management
13 97 (8.81%) Microservices
14 96 (8.72%) Computer Science
15 87 (7.90%) Artificial Intelligence
15 87 (7.90%) Problem-Solving
16 72 (6.54%) Open Source
17 71 (6.45%) BDD
18 69 (6.27%) Data Modelling
19 68 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 403 (36.60%) Java
2 286 (25.98%) JavaScript
3 284 (25.79%) SQL
4 239 (21.71%) C#
5 175 (15.89%) Ruby
6 157 (14.26%) Bash Shell
6 157 (14.26%) PHP
7 129 (11.72%) C++
8 101 (9.17%) R
9 99 (8.99%) Scala
10 87 (7.90%) PowerShell
11 82 (7.45%) Perl
12 73 (6.63%) C
13 70 (6.36%) Go
14 61 (5.54%) Shell Script
15 54 (4.90%) Java 8
16 33 (3.00%) Lua
17 28 (2.54%) MATLAB
18 22 (2.00%) T-SQL
19 21 (1.91%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 102 (9.26%) Degree
2 25 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (1.91%) Security Cleared
4 20 (1.82%) PhD
5 18 (1.63%) DV Cleared
6 17 (1.54%) Master's Degree
7 16 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (1.27%) MCSD
9 13 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
10 10 (0.91%) SC Cleared
11 8 (0.73%) RHCE
12 7 (0.64%) AWS Certification
12 7 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.64%) CIW
12 7 (0.64%) OCA
13 6 (0.54%) OCP
13 6 (0.54%) Postgraduate
14 5 (0.45%) CCNA
14 5 (0.45%) ISTQB
14 5 (0.45%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (7.90%) QA
2 16 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.36%) GDPR
5 3 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.18%) IFRS
6 2 (0.18%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.091%) GMP
7 1 (0.091%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.091%) SLA
System Software
1 275 (24.98%) Docker
2 34 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (3.00%) Active Directory
4 22 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.82%) NFS
5 9 (0.82%) Samba
5 9 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (0.82%) vSphere
6 8 (0.73%) HDFS
7 7 (0.64%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.64%) KVM
8 4 (0.36%) XenApp
8 4 (0.36%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.27%) Xen
10 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.091%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.091%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 222 (20.16%) Ansible
2 183 (16.62%) Terraform
3 156 (14.17%) Puppet
4 137 (12.44%) Kubernetes
5 129 (11.72%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (2.00%) Nagios
7 20 (1.82%) Kibana
8 12 (1.09%) Grafana
8 12 (1.09%) HAProxy
8 12 (1.09%) Prometheus
9 10 (0.91%) Cobbler
10 9 (0.82%) Cacti
10 9 (0.82%) Galera Cluster
10 9 (0.82%) Graphite
10 9 (0.82%) Tivoli
11 8 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
11 8 (0.73%) Mesos
12 7 (0.64%) Ganglia
13 6 (0.54%) Opsview
13 6 (0.54%) Packer
Vendors
1 109 (9.90%) Oracle
2 82 (7.45%) Microsoft
3 58 (5.27%) Google
4 51 (4.63%) VMware
5 32 (2.91%) Informatica
6 28 (2.54%) Tableau
7 19 (1.73%) Red Hat
8 16 (1.45%) SAP
8 16 (1.45%) Talend
9 15 (1.36%) Databricks
10 14 (1.27%) CA
11 13 (1.18%) Atlassian
11 13 (1.18%) Sitecore
12 12 (1.09%) Cisco
12 12 (1.09%) Cloudera
12 12 (1.09%) Splunk
13 11 (1.00%) IBM
14 10 (0.91%) Parasoft
15 9 (0.82%) EnterpriseDB
15 9 (0.82%) Juniper