Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > North of England
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 33 48
Rank change year-on-year +10 +15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,197 1,342 1,440
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 7.98% 7.10% 5.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.45% 13.86% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,043 1,035 1,251
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £34,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £76,031 £70,000
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 7,749 9,682 14,177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 51.67% 51.19% 56.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6,448 7,888 12,197
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £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 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 9 April 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 9 April 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 +5 594 £55,000 - 131
Yorkshire +9 497 £52,500 +5.00% 40
North East +9 106 £45,000 -8.48% 37
Python
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 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.

1 533 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
2 506 (42.27%) DevOps
3 433 (36.17%) AWS
4 432 (36.09%) Java
5 330 (27.57%) JavaScript
6 322 (26.90%) SQL
7 303 (25.31%) Azure
8 298 (24.90%) Linux
9 282 (23.56%) Docker
10 269 (22.47%) Software Engineering
11 247 (20.63%) C#
12 245 (20.47%) Ansible
13 228 (19.05%) Bash Shell
14 209 (17.46%) Git (software)
15 203 (16.96%) Terraform
16 200 (16.71%) Kubernetes
16 200 (16.71%) Ruby
17 193 (16.12%) Jenkins
18 187 (15.62%) Puppet
18 187 (15.62%) Continuous Integration
18 187 (15.62%) PHP
19 176 (14.70%) Node.js
20 172 (14.37%) MySQL
21 165 (13.78%) Test Automation
22 158 (13.20%) TDD
23 156 (13.03%) Finance
24 152 (12.70%) Opscode Chef
25 144 (12.03%) Configuration Management
25 144 (12.03%) Data Science
26 142 (11.86%) Analytics

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 65 (5.43%) Apache Spark
1 65 (5.43%) Elasticsearch
2 55 (4.59%) Apache
3 42 (3.51%) nginx
4 34 (2.84%) Confluence
5 31 (2.59%) OpenStack
5 31 (2.59%) SAS
6 10 (0.84%) SharePoint
7 9 (0.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 9 (0.75%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.58%) PowerExchange
9 6 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (0.50%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.50%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.42%) Jupyter
10 5 (0.42%) Tornado
10 5 (0.42%) WordPress
11 4 (0.33%) CMS
11 4 (0.33%) Drupal
11 4 (0.33%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 7 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.17%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.17%) SPSS
4 1 (0.084%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (0.42%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (0.33%) Magento
3 1 (0.084%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.084%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.084%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.084%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.084%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
3 1 (0.084%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 433 (36.17%) AWS
2 303 (25.31%) Azure
3 117 (9.77%) GCP
4 116 (9.69%) SaaS
5 51 (4.26%) Serverless
6 45 (3.76%) AWS Lambda
7 38 (3.17%) Amazon S3
8 35 (2.92%) Power Platform
9 31 (2.59%) AWS CloudFormation
10 29 (2.42%) GitHub
11 28 (2.34%) IaaS
11 28 (2.34%) PaaS
12 23 (1.92%) Amazon ECS
12 23 (1.92%) Amazon Kinesis
13 22 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
14 18 (1.50%) Office 365
15 17 (1.42%) OpenShift
16 15 (1.25%) Slack
17 14 (1.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 13 (1.09%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.76%) Firewall
2 31 (2.59%) DNS
3 28 (2.34%) VPN
4 22 (1.84%) HTTP
5 21 (1.75%) TCP/IP
6 18 (1.50%) Internet
7 16 (1.34%) WAN
8 12 (1.00%) Network Security
8 12 (1.00%) SMTP
9 10 (0.84%) BGP
9 10 (0.84%) OSPF
10 9 (0.75%) Unified Communications
11 8 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (0.67%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (0.67%) Cisco ISE
11 8 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 8 (0.67%) Junos
11 8 (0.67%) NetScaler
11 8 (0.67%) NX-OS
11 8 (0.67%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (14.37%) MySQL
2 119 (9.94%) PostgreSQL
3 105 (8.77%) SQL Server
4 97 (8.10%) NoSQL
5 91 (7.60%) Redis
6 84 (7.02%) Big Data
7 57 (4.76%) Hadoop
8 48 (4.01%) Data Warehouse
9 47 (3.93%) Data Lake
10 39 (3.26%) Relational Database
11 35 (2.92%) Power BI
12 30 (2.51%) MongoDB
13 26 (2.17%) Amazon Athena
14 24 (2.01%) Apache Hive
15 23 (1.92%) Data Mining
15 23 (1.92%) Snowflake Schema
16 22 (1.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 19 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
18 18 (1.50%) Amazon Redshift
18 18 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 209 (17.46%) Git (software)
2 193 (16.12%) Jenkins
3 94 (7.85%) JIRA
4 91 (7.60%) Selenium
5 48 (4.01%) Bitbucket
6 46 (3.84%) Maven
6 46 (3.84%) Subversion
7 42 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 38 (3.17%) Cucumber
9 35 (2.92%) TeamCity
10 34 (2.84%) Gatling
11 30 (2.51%) WebDriver
12 24 (2.01%) Mercurial
12 24 (2.01%) PHPUnit
12 24 (2.01%) SoapUI
13 23 (1.92%) GitLab
14 22 (1.84%) Appium
14 22 (1.84%) JMeter
15 21 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
16 19 (1.59%) JUnit
General
1 156 (13.03%) Finance
2 95 (7.94%) Marketing
3 42 (3.51%) Games
4 36 (3.01%) Retail
5 33 (2.76%) Public Sector
6 31 (2.59%) Banking
7 21 (1.75%) Law
7 21 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.34%) Electronics
8 16 (1.34%) Financial Institution
9 15 (1.25%) Telecoms
10 11 (0.92%) Automotive
11 9 (0.75%) Aerospace
12 6 (0.50%) Military
12 6 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.33%) Back Office
13 4 (0.33%) Legal
13 4 (0.33%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.25%) Front Office
14 3 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 310 (25.90%) Developer
2 166 (13.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 161 (13.45%) Software Engineer
4 73 (6.10%) AWS Engineer
5 69 (5.76%) Software Developer
6 67 (5.60%) Data Engineer
7 66 (5.51%) Platform Engineer
8 55 (4.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 53 (4.43%) Python Developer
10 52 (4.34%) JavaScript Developer
11 51 (4.26%) Cloud Engineer
12 50 (4.18%) Python Engineer
13 48 (4.01%) Linux Engineer
14 44 (3.68%) Junior
15 43 (3.59%) Analyst
16 41 (3.43%) Data Scientist
16 41 (3.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 39 (3.26%) Architect
17 39 (3.26%) Senior Developer
18 38 (3.17%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (14.70%) Node.js
2 135 (11.28%) .NET
3 119 (9.94%) CSS
3 119 (9.94%) HTML
4 99 (8.27%) React
5 85 (7.10%) AngularJS
6 82 (6.85%) Redux
7 78 (6.52%) Web Services
8 72 (6.02%) REST
9 47 (3.93%) RabbitMQ
10 46 (3.84%) Spring
11 44 (3.68%) RESTful
11 44 (3.68%) Symfony
12 40 (3.34%) LAMP
13 35 (2.92%) HTML5
14 29 (2.42%) JSON
15 28 (2.34%) Laravel
16 27 (2.26%) CSS3
16 27 (2.26%) Elastic Stack
16 27 (2.26%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 113 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (8.69%) Mobile App
3 83 (6.93%) Greenfield Project
4 52 (4.34%) Algorithms
5 30 (2.51%) User Experience
6 26 (2.17%) Data Centre
6 26 (2.17%) Public Cloud
7 19 (1.59%) Data Structures
8 18 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
10 13 (1.09%) Online Games
11 12 (1.00%) Cloud Native
11 12 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (0.92%) Blog
12 11 (0.92%) Mainframe
12 11 (0.92%) Wiki
13 10 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
14 9 (0.75%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.67%) Life Science
15 8 (0.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 298 (24.90%) Linux
2 138 (11.53%) Windows
3 92 (7.69%) Unix
4 35 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (2.84%) CentOS
6 29 (2.42%) Android
7 24 (2.01%) Windows Server
8 21 (1.75%) Apple iOS
9 19 (1.59%) Ubuntu
10 12 (1.00%) VMS
11 10 (0.84%) HPUX
12 9 (0.75%) Debian
13 6 (0.50%) FreeBSD
13 6 (0.50%) FreeNAS
13 6 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.50%) Windows Server 2016
14 4 (0.33%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.33%) zOS
15 3 (0.25%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 533 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
2 506 (42.27%) DevOps
3 269 (22.47%) Software Engineering
4 187 (15.62%) Continuous Integration
5 165 (13.78%) Test Automation
6 158 (13.20%) TDD
7 144 (12.03%) Configuration Management
7 144 (12.03%) Data Science
8 142 (11.86%) Analytics
9 139 (11.61%) Scrum
10 137 (11.45%) Machine Learning
11 105 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
12 103 (8.60%) Microservices
13 98 (8.19%) Mentoring
14 96 (8.02%) Open Source
15 89 (7.44%) Infrastructure as Code
16 85 (7.10%) BDD
17 84 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 82 (6.85%) Computer Science
19 74 (6.18%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 432 (36.09%) Java
2 330 (27.57%) JavaScript
3 322 (26.90%) SQL
4 247 (20.63%) C#
5 228 (19.05%) Bash Shell
6 200 (16.71%) Ruby
7 187 (15.62%) PHP
8 140 (11.70%) Scala
9 137 (11.45%) Go
10 129 (10.78%) C++
11 128 (10.69%) PowerShell
12 83 (6.93%) C
12 83 (6.93%) R
13 76 (6.35%) Perl
14 63 (5.26%) Shell Script
15 46 (3.84%) Lua
16 39 (3.26%) Java 8
17 28 (2.34%) Groovy
18 25 (2.09%) ES6
19 24 (2.01%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 103 (8.60%) Degree
2 32 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 31 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (2.09%) DV Cleared
4 25 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (2.01%) PhD
6 21 (1.75%) AWS Certification
7 17 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (1.25%) MCSD
9 14 (1.17%) CCNA
10 13 (1.09%) SC Cleared
11 12 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
12 10 (0.84%) Master's Degree
12 10 (0.84%) MCSE
12 10 (0.84%) RHCE
13 9 (0.75%) CCNP
14 7 (0.58%) CCIE
14 7 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (0.50%) CIW
15 6 (0.50%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (8.19%) QA
2 21 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.59%) GDPR
4 7 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 282 (23.56%) Docker
2 68 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (3.59%) Active Directory
4 17 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (0.84%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.75%) NFS
6 9 (0.75%) Samba
6 9 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (0.75%) vSphere
7 8 (0.67%) XenApp
7 8 (0.67%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.58%) HDFS
8 7 (0.58%) KVM
9 5 (0.42%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.17%) Firmware
10 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.17%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.084%) Xen
Systems Management
1 245 (20.47%) Ansible
2 203 (16.96%) Terraform
3 200 (16.71%) Kubernetes
4 187 (15.62%) Puppet
5 152 (12.70%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (2.51%) Kibana
7 21 (1.75%) Nagios
8 18 (1.50%) Grafana
9 17 (1.42%) Cobbler
10 15 (1.25%) logstash
11 13 (1.09%) Docker Swarm
12 12 (1.00%) Tivoli
13 11 (0.92%) CA Service Virtualization
13 11 (0.92%) Prometheus
13 11 (0.92%) Rancher
14 9 (0.75%) Cacti
14 9 (0.75%) Galera Cluster
14 9 (0.75%) HAProxy
15 8 (0.67%) Mesos
15 8 (0.67%) Packer
Vendors
1 114 (9.52%) Oracle
2 99 (8.27%) Microsoft
3 89 (7.44%) VMware
4 76 (6.35%) Google
5 43 (3.59%) Red Hat
6 35 (2.92%) Tableau
7 28 (2.34%) Atlassian
8 27 (2.26%) Databricks
9 25 (2.09%) Cisco
10 23 (1.92%) EnterpriseDB
11 21 (1.75%) Splunk
12 20 (1.67%) Informatica
13 19 (1.59%) CA
13 19 (1.59%) SaltStack
14 16 (1.34%) Sparx
15 14 (1.17%) IBM
15 14 (1.17%) Sitecore
15 14 (1.17%) Talend
16 12 (1.00%) Citrix
17 11 (0.92%) Rackspace