Period
to 13 July 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 13 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > North of England
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 25 40
Rank change year-on-year +5 +15 +9
Permanent jobs citing Python 980 1,663 1,515
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 9.43% 8.44% 6.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.32% 16.59% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 866 1,076 1,283
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £73,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £59,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.93% +7.27%

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 5,658 10,024 13,516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 54.46% 50.84% 55.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4,849 7,810 11,470
Median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,050 £65,000 £62,500
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 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 13 July 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 13 July 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 +8 478 £52,500 - 70
Yorkshire +6 426 £55,000 +10.00% 29
North East +5 76 £47,500 -3.72% 23
Python
England

For the 6 months to 13 July 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.

1 428 (43.67%) DevOps
2 401 (40.92%) Agile Software Development
3 358 (36.53%) AWS
4 349 (35.61%) Java
5 263 (26.84%) Software Engineering
6 259 (26.43%) JavaScript
7 257 (26.22%) Linux
8 254 (25.92%) Azure
9 233 (23.78%) Docker
10 231 (23.57%) SQL
11 214 (21.84%) Ansible
12 206 (21.02%) Terraform
13 192 (19.59%) Bash Shell
14 189 (19.29%) Kubernetes
15 183 (18.67%) Git (software)
15 183 (18.67%) Jenkins
16 179 (18.27%) C#
17 175 (17.86%) Node.js
18 161 (16.43%) Go
19 157 (16.02%) Puppet
20 143 (14.59%) Ruby
21 141 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
22 137 (13.98%) Configuration Management
23 122 (12.45%) Opscode Chef
24 119 (12.14%) PowerShell
25 116 (11.84%) Open Source
26 114 (11.63%) Finance
27 111 (11.33%) Windows
28 108 (11.02%) Scala
28 108 (11.02%) Machine Learning

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 46 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
2 43 (4.39%) OpenStack
3 35 (3.57%) Apache
4 34 (3.47%) nginx
5 32 (3.27%) Apache Spark
6 26 (2.65%) Confluence
7 21 (2.14%) SAS
8 11 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 10 (1.02%) WebLogic
10 9 (0.92%) SharePoint
11 7 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.51%) Jupyter
13 4 (0.41%) CICS
13 4 (0.41%) CMS
13 4 (0.41%) Drupal
13 4 (0.41%) SilverStripe
13 4 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.41%) WordPress
14 3 (0.31%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.20%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.20%) SPSS
4 1 (0.10%) Abaqus
4 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.10%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (0.41%) Magento
2 3 (0.31%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 358 (36.53%) AWS
2 254 (25.92%) Azure
3 90 (9.18%) GCP
4 87 (8.88%) Serverless
5 84 (8.57%) SaaS
6 80 (8.16%) AWS Lambda
7 47 (4.80%) AWS CloudFormation
8 46 (4.69%) Amazon S3
9 42 (4.29%) PaaS
10 38 (3.88%) IaaS
11 37 (3.78%) Amazon EC2
12 26 (2.65%) GitHub
13 25 (2.55%) Power Platform
14 22 (2.24%) Amazon ECS
15 20 (2.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 18 (1.84%) Amazon Kinesis
17 17 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
18 16 (1.63%) Office 365
18 16 (1.63%) OpenShift
19 14 (1.43%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.06%) Firewall
2 23 (2.35%) Internet
3 22 (2.24%) HTTP
4 17 (1.73%) VPN
5 15 (1.53%) Wireless
6 14 (1.43%) DNS
6 14 (1.43%) Software-Defined Networking
6 14 (1.43%) WAN
7 13 (1.33%) Skype
8 10 (1.02%) Network Security
8 10 (1.02%) OSPF
9 9 (0.92%) SAN
9 9 (0.92%) Unified Communications
10 8 (0.82%) BGP
10 8 (0.82%) NetScaler
10 8 (0.82%) VLAN
11 7 (0.71%) DHCP
11 7 (0.71%) SSL
11 7 (0.71%) TCP/IP
12 6 (0.61%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (10.31%) MySQL
2 91 (9.29%) NoSQL
3 84 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
4 78 (7.96%) Big Data
5 61 (6.22%) SQL Server
6 54 (5.51%) Data Lake
7 47 (4.80%) Redis
8 44 (4.49%) Relational Database
9 31 (3.16%) Hadoop
10 28 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
11 24 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (2.35%) MongoDB
12 23 (2.35%) Power BI
13 20 (2.04%) Amazon Athena
13 20 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 18 (1.84%) HDInsight
15 17 (1.73%) Amazon Redshift
16 16 (1.63%) Data Mining
17 15 (1.53%) RDBMS
18 12 (1.22%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 183 (18.67%) Git (software)
1 183 (18.67%) Jenkins
2 69 (7.04%) JIRA
3 48 (4.90%) Selenium
4 41 (4.18%) Bitbucket
5 40 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 39 (3.98%) Subversion
7 32 (3.27%) TeamCity
8 26 (2.65%) GitLab
9 25 (2.55%) Cucumber
9 25 (2.55%) Octopus Deploy
10 21 (2.14%) Mercurial
11 18 (1.84%) Maven
12 17 (1.73%) Appium
13 16 (1.63%) Vagrant
14 14 (1.43%) PHPUnit
15 11 (1.12%) SoapUI
15 11 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (1.12%) WebDriver
16 10 (1.02%) JMeter
General
1 114 (11.63%) Finance
2 51 (5.20%) Marketing
3 37 (3.78%) Games
4 35 (3.57%) Law
5 34 (3.47%) Banking
6 26 (2.65%) Public Sector
7 19 (1.94%) Retail
8 16 (1.63%) Electronics
9 14 (1.43%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.33%) Telecoms
11 10 (1.02%) Automotive
12 8 (0.82%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.71%) Back Office
14 5 (0.51%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.41%) Local Government
15 4 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.31%) Advertising
17 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 200 (20.41%) Developer
2 161 (16.43%) Software Engineer
3 141 (14.39%) DevOps Engineer
4 74 (7.55%) AWS Engineer
5 61 (6.22%) Python Engineer
6 60 (6.12%) Platform Engineer
7 58 (5.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 48 (4.90%) JavaScript Developer
9 47 (4.80%) Architect
10 46 (4.69%) AWS DevOps
11 44 (4.49%) Python Developer
12 43 (4.39%) Data Engineer
12 43 (4.39%) Software Developer
13 40 (4.08%) Cloud Engineer
13 40 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
14 39 (3.98%) Analyst
14 39 (3.98%) Solutions Architect
15 36 (3.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 36 (3.67%) Python Software Engineer
16 31 (3.16%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (17.86%) Node.js
2 87 (8.88%) HTML
3 81 (8.27%) CSS
4 80 (8.16%) .NET
5 68 (6.94%) AngularJS
6 67 (6.84%) React
7 57 (5.82%) Web Services
8 52 (5.31%) Redux
9 35 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
9 35 (3.57%) REST
10 33 (3.37%) RabbitMQ
11 29 (2.96%) HTML5
11 29 (2.96%) RESTful
12 26 (2.65%) Kafka
13 23 (2.35%) JSON
14 22 (2.24%) Spring
15 21 (2.14%) Laravel
15 21 (2.14%) Symfony
16 20 (2.04%) CSS3
16 20 (2.04%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 76 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (7.24%) Mobile App
3 44 (4.49%) Algorithms
4 37 (3.78%) Greenfield Project
5 32 (3.27%) User Experience
6 27 (2.76%) Public Cloud
7 23 (2.35%) Data Centre
8 19 (1.94%) Data Structures
9 16 (1.63%) Private Cloud
10 11 (1.12%) Internet of Things
11 9 (0.92%) Life Science
12 8 (0.82%) Blog
12 8 (0.82%) Derivative
12 8 (0.82%) Mainframe
13 7 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.61%) NHS
14 6 (0.61%) Online Games
14 6 (0.61%) Smartphone
14 6 (0.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 257 (26.22%) Linux
2 111 (11.33%) Windows
3 55 (5.61%) Unix
4 44 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (4.08%) CentOS
6 34 (3.47%) Windows Server
7 25 (2.55%) Apple iOS
8 24 (2.45%) Android
8 24 (2.45%) Ubuntu
9 11 (1.12%) FreeBSD
9 11 (1.12%) FreeNAS
10 9 (0.92%) Debian
10 9 (0.92%) HPUX
11 5 (0.51%) Robot Operating System
12 4 (0.41%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2016
12 4 (0.41%) zOS
13 3 (0.31%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (43.67%) DevOps
2 401 (40.92%) Agile Software Development
3 263 (26.84%) Software Engineering
4 141 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
5 137 (13.98%) Configuration Management
6 116 (11.84%) Open Source
7 108 (11.02%) Machine Learning
8 103 (10.51%) TDD
9 102 (10.41%) Analytics
10 99 (10.10%) Microservices
11 97 (9.90%) Test Automation
12 82 (8.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 80 (8.16%) Scrum
14 79 (8.06%) Infrastructure as Code
14 79 (8.06%) Mentoring
15 75 (7.65%) Problem-Solving
16 73 (7.45%) Data Science
17 62 (6.33%) Migration
18 60 (6.12%) OO
19 54 (5.51%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 349 (35.61%) Java
2 259 (26.43%) JavaScript
3 231 (23.57%) SQL
4 192 (19.59%) Bash Shell
5 179 (18.27%) C#
6 161 (16.43%) Go
7 143 (14.59%) Ruby
8 119 (12.14%) PowerShell
9 108 (11.02%) Scala
10 104 (10.61%) C++
11 102 (10.41%) PHP
12 70 (7.14%) R
13 63 (6.43%) C
14 40 (4.08%) Perl
15 39 (3.98%) Shell Script
16 23 (2.35%) Groovy
17 20 (2.04%) ES6
18 18 (1.84%) Lua
19 16 (1.63%) MATLAB
20 14 (1.43%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 59 (6.02%) Degree
2 34 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 32 (3.27%) AWS Certification
4 22 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (2.04%) SC Cleared
6 19 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (1.84%) PhD
8 17 (1.73%) DV Cleared
9 16 (1.63%) CCNA
10 15 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
10 15 (1.53%) MCSE
10 15 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (1.22%) CCIE
11 12 (1.22%) CCNP
12 11 (1.12%) RHCE
13 9 (0.92%) MCSA
14 7 (0.71%) Master's Degree
15 6 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.61%) MCSD
16 5 (0.51%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.61%) QA
2 17 (1.73%) GDPR
3 13 (1.33%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 233 (23.78%) Docker
2 76 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (3.37%) Active Directory
4 18 (1.84%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.12%) KVM
6 8 (0.82%) XenApp
6 8 (0.82%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.51%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.41%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.31%) Firmware
9 3 (0.31%) Gluster
9 3 (0.31%) GlusterFS
9 3 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 2 (0.20%) HDFS
10 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.20%) vSphere
11 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 214 (21.84%) Ansible
2 206 (21.02%) Terraform
3 189 (19.29%) Kubernetes
4 157 (16.02%) Puppet
5 122 (12.45%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (3.06%) Grafana
7 25 (2.55%) Kibana
8 21 (2.14%) Prometheus
9 15 (1.53%) Docker Swarm
10 13 (1.33%) Rancher
11 12 (1.22%) Cobbler
11 12 (1.22%) Graphite
11 12 (1.22%) logstash
12 11 (1.12%) CA Service Virtualization
12 11 (1.12%) Proxmox
13 10 (1.02%) Packer
14 9 (0.92%) Nagios
15 8 (0.82%) Tivoli
16 5 (0.51%) ZABBIX
17 4 (0.41%) Consul
Vendors
1 99 (10.10%) VMware
2 88 (8.98%) Microsoft
3 66 (6.73%) Oracle
4 61 (6.22%) Google
5 53 (5.41%) Red Hat
6 42 (4.29%) Databricks
7 32 (3.27%) Sparx
8 26 (2.65%) Cisco
8 26 (2.65%) Tableau
9 22 (2.24%) SaltStack
10 21 (2.14%) Atlassian
11 19 (1.94%) EnterpriseDB
12 18 (1.84%) Splunk
13 15 (1.53%) Citrix
14 13 (1.33%) CA
14 13 (1.33%) HP
15 12 (1.22%) F5
15 12 (1.22%) Percona
16 10 (1.02%) CheckPoint
17 9 (0.92%) Hyperion