Period
to 19 August 2019

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 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > North of England
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 37 48
Rank change year-on-year +13 +11 +24
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,597 1,502 1,375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 8.29% 6.59% 5.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.44% 12.06% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 981 1,228 1,133
North of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +22.50%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 9,714 12,458 13,938
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 50.45% 54.70% 56.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7,501 10,564 11,950
North of England median annual salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 19 August 2019.

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 19 August 2019. 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 +4 766 £52,500 +5.00% 178
Yorkshire +9 749 £49,000 -2.00% 108
North East +17 82 £45,412 +0.92% 24
Python
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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.

1 742 (46.46%) Linux
2 497 (31.12%) Bash Shell
3 477 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
4 468 (29.30%) Java
5 448 (28.05%) Perl
6 440 (27.55%) Unix
7 406 (25.42%) Amazon AWS
8 404 (25.30%) DevOps
9 390 (24.42%) Cisco
10 386 (24.17%) Firewall
11 383 (23.98%) DNS
12 373 (23.36%) Cisco Certification
13 371 (23.23%) BGP
14 367 (22.98%) OSPF
15 366 (22.92%) MPLS
15 366 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
16 364 (22.79%) CCNP
17 361 (22.60%) VPN
18 356 (22.29%) FortiGate
19 355 (22.23%) Broadband
20 351 (21.98%) Nagios
20 351 (21.98%) IPsec
21 350 (21.92%) Network Design
22 349 (21.85%) Fortinet
23 345 (21.60%) Product Management
24 344 (21.54%) NetScaler
24 344 (21.54%) Service Delivery
25 338 (21.16%) Network Security
26 336 (21.04%) Network Management
26 336 (21.04%) Management Information System

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 84 (5.26%) Apache Spark
2 47 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
3 35 (2.19%) Apache
4 31 (1.94%) Confluence
5 30 (1.88%) nginx
6 24 (1.50%) SAS
7 23 (1.44%) OpenStack
8 17 (1.06%) SharePoint
9 13 (0.81%) CMS
10 12 (0.75%) IIS
11 11 (0.69%) Tomcat
12 10 (0.63%) MS Exchange
12 10 (0.63%) Skype for Business
13 7 (0.44%) Tuxedo
14 5 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (0.25%) CloudStack
15 4 (0.25%) JBoss
15 4 (0.25%) Jetty
15 4 (0.25%) Resin
15 4 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.31%) Stata
5 4 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.25%) SPSS
6 3 (0.19%) GNU Octave
7 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.13%) InDesign
7 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.063%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.063%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.063%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.13%) SAP BPC
1 2 (0.13%) SAP CO
1 2 (0.13%) SAP FI
1 2 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.063%) Exstream
2 1 (0.063%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.063%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.063%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 406 (25.42%) Amazon AWS
2 277 (17.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 135 (8.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 81 (5.07%) Serverless
5 64 (4.01%) Office 365
6 55 (3.44%) AWS Lambda
7 48 (3.01%) GitHub
8 46 (2.88%) Amazon S3
9 45 (2.82%) SaaS
10 43 (2.69%) Power Platform
11 37 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
12 32 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
13 29 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
14 28 (1.75%) G Suite
15 25 (1.57%) IBM Cloud
16 23 (1.44%) Datadog
17 22 (1.38%) PaaS
18 21 (1.31%) Amazon SQS
19 20 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 20 (1.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 386 (24.17%) Firewall
2 383 (23.98%) DNS
3 371 (23.23%) BGP
4 367 (22.98%) OSPF
5 366 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
5 366 (22.92%) MPLS
6 361 (22.60%) VPN
7 355 (22.23%) Broadband
8 351 (21.98%) IPsec
9 344 (21.54%) NetScaler
10 338 (21.16%) Network Security
11 333 (20.85%) Cisco Nexus
11 333 (20.85%) WAN
12 330 (20.66%) SMTP
13 328 (20.54%) ADSL
13 328 (20.54%) RIP
14 34 (2.13%) DHCP
15 32 (2.00%) Wireless
16 31 (1.94%) Internet
16 31 (1.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (7.58%) Big Data
2 113 (7.08%) MySQL
3 96 (6.01%) PostgreSQL
4 93 (5.82%) NoSQL
5 72 (4.51%) SQL Server
6 67 (4.20%) Relational Database
7 52 (3.26%) Hadoop
8 46 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
9 43 (2.69%) Power BI
10 41 (2.57%) Redis
11 37 (2.32%) MongoDB
12 34 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 34 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
13 32 (2.00%) Apache Hive
14 26 (1.63%) Data Mining
15 22 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
15 22 (1.38%) Data Lake
16 20 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 13 (0.81%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
18 12 (0.75%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 220 (13.78%) Jenkins
2 177 (11.08%) Git (software)
3 119 (7.45%) Selenium
4 68 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 64 (4.01%) JIRA
6 58 (3.63%) Cucumber
7 55 (3.44%) WebDriver
8 45 (2.82%) Gatling
9 42 (2.63%) SoapUI
10 41 (2.57%) Maven
10 41 (2.57%) TeamCity
11 34 (2.13%) Appium
12 33 (2.07%) GitLab
12 33 (2.07%) JMeter
13 31 (1.94%) Ranorex
14 30 (1.88%) Gradle
15 29 (1.82%) Subversion
16 28 (1.75%) NeoLoad
16 28 (1.75%) WATIR
16 28 (1.75%) WebLOAD
General
1 169 (10.58%) Finance
2 104 (6.51%) Telecoms
3 98 (6.14%) Retail
4 72 (4.51%) Marketing
5 70 (4.38%) Public Sector
6 57 (3.57%) Banking
7 28 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 24 (1.50%) Games
9 23 (1.44%) Electronics
10 16 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
11 15 (0.94%) Automotive
11 15 (0.94%) Law
12 8 (0.50%) Legal
13 4 (0.25%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.25%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.25%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.19%) Advertising
14 3 (0.19%) Military
15 2 (0.13%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 427 (26.74%) Developer
2 311 (19.47%) Network Engineer
3 223 (13.96%) Security Engineer
4 215 (13.46%) Network Security Engineer
5 197 (12.34%) DevOps Engineer
6 168 (10.52%) Software Engineer
7 145 (9.08%) Cisco Engineer
7 145 (9.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 144 (9.02%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 121 (7.58%) Python Developer
10 94 (5.89%) Cloud Engineer
11 91 (5.70%) Software Developer
12 86 (5.39%) Java Developer
13 78 (4.88%) AWS Engineer
14 74 (4.63%) Linux Engineer
15 73 (4.57%) C# Developer
16 62 (3.88%) Data Engineer
17 59 (3.69%) Analyst
18 58 (3.63%) Senior Developer
19 56 (3.51%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (9.20%) Node.js
2 116 (7.26%) .NET
3 102 (6.39%) CSS
3 102 (6.39%) HTML
4 88 (5.51%) AngularJS
5 62 (3.88%) Spring
6 55 (3.44%) Web Services
7 51 (3.19%) React
8 47 (2.94%) Elastic Stack
9 46 (2.88%) RESTful
10 45 (2.82%) XML
11 44 (2.76%) Kafka
12 41 (2.57%) ASP.NET
13 40 (2.50%) JSON
14 38 (2.38%) REST
15 32 (2.00%) Hibernate
16 31 (1.94%) jQuery
17 30 (1.88%) SOAP
18 26 (1.63%) HTML5
18 26 (1.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 336 (21.04%) Management Information System
2 141 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
3 98 (6.14%) Algorithms
4 77 (4.82%) Public Cloud
5 60 (3.76%) Mobile App
6 57 (3.57%) User Experience
7 37 (2.32%) Greenfield Project
7 37 (2.32%) Linux Command Line
8 36 (2.25%) Data Structures
9 34 (2.13%) Data Centre
10 30 (1.88%) Derivative
10 30 (1.88%) Hedge funds
11 29 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
12 26 (1.63%) Robotics
12 26 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
13 25 (1.57%) Smartphone
14 18 (1.13%) Embedded Systems
14 18 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (0.94%) Blog
15 15 (0.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 742 (46.46%) Linux
2 440 (27.55%) Unix
3 162 (10.14%) Windows
4 53 (3.32%) Android
5 47 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 45 (2.82%) Windows Server
7 42 (2.63%) CentOS
8 18 (1.13%) Ubuntu
9 16 (1.00%) CatOS
10 15 (0.94%) Debian
11 13 (0.81%) AIX
11 13 (0.81%) Apple iOS
11 13 (0.81%) Mac OS X
11 13 (0.81%) Windows 10
12 10 (0.63%) Amazon Linux
12 10 (0.63%) Fedora
13 9 (0.56%) Solaris
13 9 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.44%) VME
15 4 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 477 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
2 404 (25.30%) DevOps
3 350 (21.92%) Network Design
4 345 (21.60%) Product Management
5 344 (21.54%) Service Delivery
6 336 (21.04%) Network Management
7 332 (20.79%) Change Control
8 330 (20.66%) Software Engineering
9 205 (12.84%) Test Automation
10 195 (12.21%) Continuous Integration
11 172 (10.77%) Analytics
12 169 (10.58%) Scrum
13 144 (9.02%) TDD
14 138 (8.64%) Problem-Solving
15 136 (8.52%) Mentoring
16 128 (8.02%) Computer Science
17 125 (7.83%) Data Science
18 123 (7.70%) Open Source
19 122 (7.64%) Machine Learning
20 117 (7.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 497 (31.12%) Bash Shell
2 468 (29.30%) Java
3 448 (28.05%) Perl
4 319 (19.97%) Ruby
5 302 (18.91%) C#
6 299 (18.72%) JavaScript
7 258 (16.16%) SQL
8 245 (15.34%) C++
9 179 (11.21%) PHP
10 161 (10.08%) C
11 118 (7.39%) Scala
12 106 (6.64%) R
13 100 (6.26%) PowerShell
14 88 (5.51%) Go
15 58 (3.63%) MATLAB
15 58 (3.63%) Shell Script
16 30 (1.88%) Groovy
17 28 (1.75%) Java 8
18 26 (1.63%) TypeScript
19 22 (1.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 373 (23.36%) Cisco Certification
2 364 (22.79%) CCNP
3 310 (19.41%) CCNA
4 129 (8.08%) Degree
5 45 (2.82%) Security Cleared
6 31 (1.94%) PhD
7 26 (1.63%) SC Cleared
8 22 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (1.25%) DV Cleared
10 18 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
11 16 (1.00%) AWS Certification
12 14 (0.88%) OSCP
13 12 (0.75%) MCSA
13 12 (0.75%) RHCA
14 10 (0.63%) JNCIP
14 10 (0.63%) RHCE
14 10 (0.63%) RHCSA
15 8 (0.50%) CREST Certified
15 8 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
16 7 (0.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 333 (20.85%) ISO 9001
1 333 (20.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (2.94%) QA
3 24 (1.50%) SLA
4 12 (0.75%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.75%) GDPR
5 11 (0.69%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.063%) GMP
8 1 (0.063%) GPG13
8 1 (0.063%) MIL-STD-1553
8 1 (0.063%) NIST
System Software
1 256 (16.03%) Docker
2 58 (3.63%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (0.75%) pfSense
6 11 (0.69%) HDFS
7 10 (0.63%) Squid
8 9 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (0.44%) Apache Flume
10 5 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (0.31%) etcd
10 5 (0.31%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.25%) NFS
12 3 (0.19%) Varnish
13 2 (0.13%) Firmware
13 2 (0.13%) KVM
14 1 (0.063%) LXC
14 1 (0.063%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.063%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 356 (22.29%) FortiGate
2 351 (21.98%) Nagios
3 227 (14.21%) Ansible
4 184 (11.52%) Kubernetes
5 182 (11.40%) Terraform
6 137 (8.58%) Puppet
7 133 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
8 28 (1.75%) Grafana
9 27 (1.69%) Kibana
10 21 (1.31%) Prometheus
11 20 (1.25%) Docker Swarm
12 19 (1.19%) RANCID
13 18 (1.13%) Consul
13 18 (1.13%) Graphite
14 17 (1.06%) Opsview
15 16 (1.00%) Packer
16 13 (0.81%) Ganglia
16 13 (0.81%) logstash
16 13 (0.81%) WSUS
17 12 (0.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 390 (24.42%) Cisco
2 349 (21.85%) Fortinet
3 245 (15.34%) Palo Alto
4 125 (7.83%) Microsoft
5 105 (6.57%) Google
6 82 (5.13%) Oracle
7 62 (3.88%) Red Hat
8 47 (2.94%) VMware
9 41 (2.57%) Tableau
10 38 (2.38%) CheckPoint
11 37 (2.32%) Juniper
12 36 (2.25%) Meraki
13 24 (1.50%) IBM
14 23 (1.44%) SAP
15 22 (1.38%) Atlassian
16 21 (1.31%) Splunk
17 20 (1.25%) Dell
17 20 (1.25%) Informatica
18 19 (1.19%) Citrix
18 19 (1.19%) Huawei