Period
to 3 March 2021

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 3 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > North of England
6 months to
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 16 28 35
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7 +13
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,155 1,172 1,268
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 10.52% 7.47% 6.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.09% 14.69% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,192 1,029 1,057
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £64,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +1.56% +6.67% +4.35%

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 5,750 7,978 9,769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 52.36% 50.86% 52.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5,064 6,677 8,168
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 3 March 2021.

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 3 March 2021. 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
Yorkshire +13 573 £55,000 +4.76% 98
North West +14 519 £57,500 +4.55% 169
North East -4 63 £47,500 +5.56% 30
Python
England

For the 6 months to 3 March 2021, 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.

1 465 (40.26%) AWS
2 454 (39.31%) Java
3 445 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
4 419 (36.28%) DevOps
5 416 (36.02%) SQL
6 405 (35.06%) JavaScript
7 383 (33.16%) C#
8 339 (29.35%) Software Engineering
9 326 (28.23%) Azure
10 322 (27.88%) Docker
11 319 (27.62%) Terraform
12 298 (25.80%) Kubernetes
13 267 (23.12%) Go
14 221 (19.13%) Linux
15 212 (18.35%) Ruby
16 211 (18.27%) Ansible
17 205 (17.75%) Jenkins
18 203 (17.58%) C++
19 188 (16.28%) Infrastructure as Code
20 179 (15.50%) Configuration Management
21 174 (15.06%) Bash Shell
22 171 (14.81%) Puppet
23 157 (13.59%) TDD
24 156 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
24 156 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
25 154 (13.33%) Microsoft
26 152 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
26 152 (13.16%) Node.js
27 150 (12.99%) NoSQL
28 147 (12.73%) 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 68 (5.89%) Elasticsearch
2 57 (4.94%) Apache Spark
2 57 (4.94%) nginx
3 21 (1.82%) Apache
4 19 (1.65%) Confluence
5 9 (0.78%) Apache Synapse
5 9 (0.78%) SAS
5 9 (0.78%) SharePoint
6 8 (0.69%) OpenStack
7 6 (0.52%) CMS
7 6 (0.52%) JBoss
8 5 (0.43%) IIS
9 4 (0.35%) Jupyter
9 4 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.17%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.17%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.17%) Luigi
11 1 (0.087%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.087%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.69%) Maya
3 7 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.26%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.087%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 465 (40.26%) AWS
2 326 (28.23%) Azure
3 147 (12.73%) GCP
4 144 (12.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 106 (9.18%) Pulumi
6 72 (6.23%) Amazon EKS
7 65 (5.63%) Serverless
8 63 (5.45%) Power Platform
9 48 (4.16%) Datadog
10 44 (3.81%) AWS Lambda
11 38 (3.29%) PaaS
12 31 (2.68%) Azure Data Factory
12 31 (2.68%) SaaS
13 30 (2.60%) IaaS
14 17 (1.47%) GitHub
15 16 (1.39%) Amazon Kinesis
16 12 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
16 12 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
17 11 (0.95%) Amazon S3
18 10 (0.87%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 47 (4.07%) TCP/IP
2 41 (3.55%) Wi-Fi
2 41 (3.55%) Wireless
3 40 (3.46%) HTTP
4 31 (2.68%) Ethernet
5 27 (2.34%) STUN
6 25 (2.16%) Broadband
6 25 (2.16%) Firewall
6 25 (2.16%) HTTPS
7 24 (2.08%) 802.11
7 24 (2.08%) MQTT
7 24 (2.08%) Wireshark
8 18 (1.56%) DNS
9 17 (1.47%) DVB
9 17 (1.47%) MIMO
10 16 (1.39%) VLAN
11 15 (1.30%) VPN
12 14 (1.21%) OSPF
12 14 (1.21%) Skype
13 12 (1.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
2 150 (12.99%) NoSQL
3 143 (12.38%) Big Data
4 108 (9.35%) Redis
5 102 (8.83%) Data Warehouse
6 99 (8.57%) Data Lake
7 91 (7.88%) MySQL
8 81 (7.01%) MongoDB
9 76 (6.58%) Azure SQL Database
10 67 (5.80%) SQL Server
11 61 (5.28%) Power BI
12 52 (4.50%) Amazon Redshift
13 50 (4.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 49 (4.24%) MariaDB
15 47 (4.07%) Cosmos DB
16 44 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 39 (3.38%) Hadoop
18 32 (2.77%) Relational Database
19 31 (2.68%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
20 28 (2.42%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 205 (17.75%) Jenkins
2 144 (12.47%) Git (software)
3 60 (5.19%) JIRA
3 60 (5.19%) Subversion
4 46 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 43 (3.72%) Mercurial
6 42 (3.64%) Selenium
7 31 (2.68%) TeamCity
8 30 (2.60%) GitLab
9 20 (1.73%) Cucumber
10 18 (1.56%) WebDriver
11 16 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 15 (1.30%) JMeter
13 13 (1.13%) Hudson
14 12 (1.04%) Artifactory
14 12 (1.04%) SoapUI
15 9 (0.78%) Bitbucket
15 9 (0.78%) Maven
15 9 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
15 9 (0.78%) Postman
General
1 77 (6.67%) Finance
2 56 (4.85%) Public Sector
3 43 (3.72%) Games
3 43 (3.72%) Retail
4 41 (3.55%) Marketing
5 37 (3.20%) Telecoms
6 26 (2.25%) Law
7 11 (0.95%) Electronics
8 10 (0.87%) Multimedia
9 9 (0.78%) Legal
10 7 (0.61%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.61%) Military
11 6 (0.52%) Automotive
11 6 (0.52%) Banking
12 4 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.35%) Publishing
13 3 (0.26%) Advertising
13 3 (0.26%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.26%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.087%) Billing
Job Titles
1 260 (22.51%) Software Engineer
2 218 (18.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 198 (17.14%) Developer
4 107 (9.26%) Data Engineer
5 105 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
6 84 (7.27%) Python Engineer
7 82 (7.10%) AWS DevOps
7 82 (7.10%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 78 (6.75%) Python Developer
9 77 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
10 71 (6.15%) Python Software Engineer
11 58 (5.02%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 49 (4.24%) Azure DevOps
13 42 (3.64%) Tester
14 40 (3.46%) Senior Developer
14 40 (3.46%) Software Developer
14 40 (3.46%) Wireless Engineer
15 36 (3.12%) Architect
15 36 (3.12%) Automation Engineer
16 35 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (13.16%) Node.js
2 97 (8.40%) HTML
3 93 (8.05%) AngularJS
4 89 (7.71%) CSS
5 81 (7.01%) Vue.js
6 61 (5.28%) RabbitMQ
7 57 (4.94%) HTML5
8 55 (4.76%) .NET
9 49 (4.24%) CSS3
9 49 (4.24%) React
10 47 (4.07%) Kafka
11 42 (3.64%) Web Services
12 32 (2.77%) Django
13 24 (2.08%) 802.1X
13 24 (2.08%) XMPP
14 23 (1.99%) Java SE
15 21 (1.82%) Flask
16 20 (1.73%) REST
17 18 (1.56%) RESTful
17 18 (1.56%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (5.02%) Enterprise Cloud
3 46 (3.98%) Linux Command Line
4 38 (3.29%) Algorithms
5 37 (3.20%) Public Cloud
6 31 (2.68%) Greenfield Project
7 30 (2.60%) Data Structures
8 26 (2.25%) Cloud Native
9 24 (2.08%) Mobile App
10 19 (1.65%) Data Centre
11 18 (1.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 14 (1.21%) Management Information System
13 10 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
14 9 (0.78%) PKI
15 8 (0.69%) Animation
15 8 (0.69%) Private Cloud
15 8 (0.69%) User Experience
16 7 (0.61%) NHS
16 7 (0.61%) Virtual Team
17 6 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 221 (19.13%) Linux
2 66 (5.71%) Windows
3 39 (3.38%) Unix
4 35 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (1.30%) CentOS
6 14 (1.21%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.52%) Solaris
7 6 (0.52%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.43%) Android
8 5 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.35%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (0.26%) Debian
10 3 (0.26%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
2 419 (36.28%) DevOps
3 339 (29.35%) Software Engineering
4 188 (16.28%) Infrastructure as Code
5 179 (15.50%) Configuration Management
6 157 (13.59%) TDD
7 156 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
8 142 (12.29%) Analytics
9 134 (11.60%) Continuous Integration
10 108 (9.35%) Test Automation
11 105 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
12 95 (8.23%) Machine Learning
13 90 (7.79%) Mathematics
14 88 (7.62%) OOP
15 83 (7.19%) Data Science
16 80 (6.93%) ETL
16 80 (6.93%) OO
17 79 (6.84%) Unit Testing
18 73 (6.32%) Deployment Automation
19 66 (5.71%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 454 (39.31%) Java
2 416 (36.02%) SQL
3 405 (35.06%) JavaScript
4 383 (33.16%) C#
5 267 (23.12%) Go
6 212 (18.35%) Ruby
7 203 (17.58%) C++
8 174 (15.06%) Bash Shell
9 138 (11.95%) PowerShell
10 97 (8.40%) PHP
11 94 (8.14%) Scala
12 82 (7.10%) R
13 75 (6.49%) TypeScript
14 62 (5.37%) C
15 61 (5.28%) Kotlin
16 51 (4.42%) Groovy
17 26 (2.25%) Perl
18 24 (2.08%) Java 8
19 21 (1.82%) MATLAB
20 18 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 126 (10.91%) Degree
2 76 (6.58%) Numerate Degree
3 61 (5.28%) AWS Certification
4 45 (3.90%) Security Cleared
5 32 (2.77%) SC Cleared
6 25 (2.16%) PhD
7 23 (1.99%) CIW
7 23 (1.99%) OCA
7 23 (1.99%) OCP
7 23 (1.99%) Oracle Certification
7 23 (1.99%) RHCE
8 12 (1.04%) GIAC
9 9 (0.78%) CCNP
9 9 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.69%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (0.43%) MCSA
12 5 (0.43%) MCSE
12 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.39%) QA
2 15 (1.30%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.52%) GDPR
5 4 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.35%) SLA
6 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 3 (0.26%) NCSC
7 1 (0.087%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.087%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 322 (27.88%) Docker
2 38 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.47%) Firmware
4 11 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (0.87%) Active Directory
6 9 (0.78%) HDFS
7 7 (0.61%) Microcode
8 5 (0.43%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.35%) Kamailio
9 4 (0.35%) KVM
9 4 (0.35%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.26%) FreeRADIUS
11 2 (0.17%) NFS
11 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 319 (27.62%) Terraform
2 298 (25.80%) Kubernetes
3 211 (18.27%) Ansible
4 171 (14.81%) Puppet
5 156 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
6 61 (5.28%) Prometheus
7 58 (5.02%) Grafana
8 26 (2.25%) Kibana
9 24 (2.08%) Graylog
10 13 (1.13%) Nagios
11 11 (0.95%) FortiGate
12 9 (0.78%) Graphite
12 9 (0.78%) Packer
13 8 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
13 8 (0.69%) Red Hat Satellite
14 7 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
14 7 (0.61%) Opsview
14 7 (0.61%) SCCM
15 6 (0.52%) Consul
15 6 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 154 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 107 (9.26%) SaltStack
3 75 (6.49%) Databricks
4 59 (5.11%) VMware
5 51 (4.42%) New Relic
6 50 (4.33%) Oracle
7 37 (3.20%) Red Hat
8 31 (2.68%) Google
9 19 (1.65%) Splunk
10 16 (1.39%) Cognos
10 16 (1.39%) Sparx
11 11 (0.95%) SAP
12 10 (0.87%) Atlassian
12 10 (0.87%) Cisco
13 8 (0.69%) Autodesk
13 8 (0.69%) Dynatrace
14 7 (0.61%) IBM
15 6 (0.52%) Snowplow
16 5 (0.43%) Adobe
16 5 (0.43%) Sitecore