Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > North of England
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 26 36
Rank change year-on-year +8 +10 +15
Permanent jobs citing Python 710 1,538 1,458
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 9.81% 8.03% 6.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.93% 15.99% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 662 1,032 1,231
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,625 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 4,194 9,619 11,988
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 57.98% 50.24% 54.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3,715 7,505 10,123
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +3.09%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +12 353 £55,000 +4.76% 93
Yorkshire +6 303 £55,000 +10.00% 76
North East +12 54 £45,000 - 25
Python
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 264 (37.18%) AWS
2 262 (36.90%) DevOps
3 231 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
4 228 (32.11%) Java
5 205 (28.87%) Software Engineering
6 188 (26.48%) Linux
7 176 (24.79%) SQL
8 173 (24.37%) JavaScript
9 168 (23.66%) Azure
10 155 (21.83%) Docker
11 147 (20.70%) C#
12 146 (20.56%) Terraform
13 144 (20.28%) Jenkins
14 129 (18.17%) Node.js
15 124 (17.46%) Ansible
16 122 (17.18%) Go
16 122 (17.18%) Bash Shell
17 121 (17.04%) Kubernetes
18 105 (14.79%) Git (software)
19 90 (12.68%) Puppet
20 89 (12.54%) Ruby
21 88 (12.39%) NoSQL
22 85 (11.97%) Machine Learning
22 85 (11.97%) Big Data
23 83 (11.69%) Analytics
24 79 (11.13%) Serverless
25 78 (10.99%) R
25 78 (10.99%) Configuration Management
26 77 (10.85%) Microsoft
26 77 (10.85%) Continuous Integration

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 28 (3.94%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (3.38%) OpenStack
3 23 (3.24%) Apache Spark
4 22 (3.10%) nginx
5 18 (2.54%) Apache
6 13 (1.83%) Confluence
7 8 (1.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 7 (0.99%) Jupyter
8 7 (0.99%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.70%) SAS
11 4 (0.56%) CMS
11 4 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.42%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.28%) Drupal
13 2 (0.28%) IIS
13 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.28%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.28%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.14%) Abaqus
4 1 (0.14%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (0.42%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.28%) Magento
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 264 (37.18%) AWS
2 168 (23.66%) Azure
3 79 (11.13%) Serverless
4 72 (10.14%) GCP
5 65 (9.15%) AWS Lambda
6 53 (7.46%) SaaS
7 46 (6.48%) PaaS
8 39 (5.49%) IaaS
9 37 (5.21%) AWS CloudFormation
10 31 (4.37%) Amazon EC2
11 27 (3.80%) Amazon S3
12 24 (3.38%) GitHub
13 23 (3.24%) Power Platform
14 21 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
15 20 (2.82%) Amazon ELB
15 20 (2.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 11 (1.55%) Azure Data Factory
17 9 (1.27%) Amazon Kinesis
17 9 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
17 9 (1.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.54%) Skype
2 15 (2.11%) Firewall
3 13 (1.83%) Wireless
4 12 (1.69%) HTTP
4 12 (1.69%) Internet
5 11 (1.55%) Software-Defined Networking
6 8 (1.13%) DNS
7 7 (0.99%) SNMP
8 6 (0.85%) SSL
8 6 (0.85%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.70%) Broadband
9 5 (0.70%) Unified Communications
9 5 (0.70%) VLAN
10 4 (0.56%) 802.11
10 4 (0.56%) Network Security
10 4 (0.56%) WAN
11 3 (0.42%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.42%) SAN
12 2 (0.28%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (12.39%) NoSQL
2 85 (11.97%) Big Data
3 62 (8.73%) Data Lake
4 53 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
5 41 (5.77%) MySQL
6 39 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (5.07%) SQL Server
8 34 (4.79%) MongoDB
9 26 (3.66%) Redis
10 25 (3.52%) Relational Database
11 24 (3.38%) Amazon RDS
12 20 (2.82%) HDInsight
13 19 (2.68%) Power BI
14 18 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (2.25%) BigQuery
16 14 (1.97%) Amazon Redshift
16 14 (1.97%) Data Mining
17 13 (1.83%) Hadoop
18 11 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 9 (1.27%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 144 (20.28%) Jenkins
2 105 (14.79%) Git (software)
3 39 (5.49%) JIRA
4 35 (4.93%) GitLab
5 29 (4.08%) Subversion
6 28 (3.94%) Selenium
7 27 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 22 (3.10%) Bitbucket
9 20 (2.82%) TeamCity
10 16 (2.25%) Maven
11 12 (1.69%) Cucumber
11 12 (1.69%) Mercurial
12 9 (1.27%) WebDriver
13 8 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (1.13%) Vagrant
13 8 (1.13%) Xcode
14 7 (0.99%) SoapUI
14 7 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
16 5 (0.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 57 (8.03%) Finance
2 38 (5.35%) Law
3 28 (3.94%) Games
4 26 (3.66%) Public Sector
5 20 (2.82%) Marketing
6 14 (1.97%) Banking
7 8 (1.13%) Electronics
8 7 (0.99%) Automotive
8 7 (0.99%) Back Office
8 7 (0.99%) Retail
9 6 (0.85%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.70%) Legal
10 5 (0.70%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.56%) Advertising
12 3 (0.42%) Local Government
12 3 (0.42%) Publishing
13 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.28%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 126 (17.75%) Developer
2 124 (17.46%) Software Engineer
3 114 (16.06%) DevOps Engineer
4 62 (8.73%) Python Engineer
5 55 (7.75%) AWS Engineer
6 49 (6.90%) Data Engineer
7 45 (6.34%) Architect
8 44 (6.20%) AWS DevOps
9 40 (5.63%) Python Developer
9 40 (5.63%) Python Software Engineer
9 40 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
10 35 (4.93%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 35 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 34 (4.79%) Platform Engineer
12 29 (4.08%) Cloud Architect
13 28 (3.94%) Cloud Solutions Architect
14 27 (3.80%) Azure Architect
15 26 (3.66%) Java Engineer
16 24 (3.38%) Lead DevOps
17 23 (3.24%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (18.17%) Node.js
2 67 (9.44%) .NET
3 46 (6.48%) HTML
4 38 (5.35%) CSS
5 34 (4.79%) Elastic Stack
5 34 (4.79%) React
6 33 (4.65%) AngularJS
7 28 (3.94%) Web Services
8 21 (2.96%) .NET Core
8 21 (2.96%) Kafka
8 21 (2.96%) RabbitMQ
9 15 (2.11%) YAML
10 14 (1.97%) Redux
11 13 (1.83%) Django
11 13 (1.83%) REST
11 13 (1.83%) Vue.js
12 12 (1.69%) HTML5
12 12 (1.69%) RESTful
13 10 (1.41%) LAMP
14 9 (1.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 75 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (5.07%) Mobile App
3 32 (4.51%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (3.38%) Algorithms
5 19 (2.68%) User Experience
6 16 (2.25%) Data Centre
7 15 (2.11%) Private Cloud
8 14 (1.97%) Public Cloud
9 10 (1.41%) Cloud Native
10 9 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (1.13%) Data Structures
12 7 (0.99%) Management Information System
12 7 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
13 6 (0.85%) Derivative
13 6 (0.85%) Internet of Things
13 6 (0.85%) Life Science
13 6 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
14 5 (0.70%) CAN bus
14 5 (0.70%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 188 (26.48%) Linux
2 73 (10.28%) Windows
3 33 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (4.37%) CentOS
5 21 (2.96%) Windows Server
6 18 (2.54%) Apple iOS
7 17 (2.39%) Ubuntu
8 14 (1.97%) Unix
9 13 (1.83%) Android
10 7 (0.99%) FreeBSD
10 7 (0.99%) FreeNAS
10 7 (0.99%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.70%) Robot Operating System
11 5 (0.70%) Solaris
12 4 (0.56%) Debian
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (36.90%) DevOps
2 231 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
3 205 (28.87%) Software Engineering
4 85 (11.97%) Machine Learning
5 83 (11.69%) Analytics
6 78 (10.99%) Configuration Management
7 77 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
8 70 (9.86%) Microservices
8 70 (9.86%) Open Source
9 65 (9.15%) Infrastructure as Code
10 61 (8.59%) TDD
11 54 (7.61%) Problem-Solving
12 52 (7.32%) Test Automation
13 51 (7.18%) Migration
14 45 (6.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 45 (6.34%) Mentoring
15 44 (6.20%) Data Science
16 43 (6.06%) High Availability
17 42 (5.92%) Continuous Delivery
18 41 (5.77%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 228 (32.11%) Java
2 176 (24.79%) SQL
3 173 (24.37%) JavaScript
4 147 (20.70%) C#
5 122 (17.18%) Bash Shell
5 122 (17.18%) Go
6 89 (12.54%) Ruby
7 78 (10.99%) R
8 75 (10.56%) C++
9 71 (10.00%) PowerShell
10 50 (7.04%) PHP
11 49 (6.90%) Scala
12 35 (4.93%) C
13 24 (3.38%) Perl
14 13 (1.83%) Shell Script
15 12 (1.69%) ES6
16 9 (1.27%) MATLAB
17 8 (1.13%) Apple Swift
17 8 (1.13%) Groovy
18 7 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (7.32%) Degree
2 25 (3.52%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.10%) AWS Certification
4 18 (2.54%) SC Cleared
5 16 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (2.25%) Numerate Degree
6 12 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (1.55%) MCSE
7 11 (1.55%) RHCE
8 10 (1.41%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.41%) MCSA
9 9 (1.27%) CCNA
9 9 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.13%) PhD
11 7 (0.99%) CCIE
11 7 (0.99%) CCNP
12 6 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
13 5 (0.70%) Master's Degree
14 4 (0.56%) MCPD
14 4 (0.56%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.80%) QA
2 8 (1.13%) GDPR
3 6 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 155 (21.83%) Docker
2 37 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.99%) KVM
5 4 (0.56%) Gluster
5 4 (0.56%) GlusterFS
6 3 (0.42%) zsh
7 2 (0.28%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.28%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.28%) vSphere
7 2 (0.28%) XenApp
7 2 (0.28%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.14%) Firmware
8 1 (0.14%) Microcode
8 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 146 (20.56%) Terraform
2 124 (17.46%) Ansible
3 121 (17.04%) Kubernetes
4 90 (12.68%) Puppet
5 50 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (3.66%) Grafana
7 23 (3.24%) Prometheus
8 17 (2.39%) Graphite
9 11 (1.55%) SCCM
10 8 (1.13%) Packer
11 7 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
11 7 (0.99%) Kibana
11 7 (0.99%) Proxmox
12 5 (0.70%) SCOM
12 5 (0.70%) SCOrch
13 3 (0.42%) Consul
13 3 (0.42%) logstash
14 2 (0.28%) Marathon
14 2 (0.28%) Mesos
14 2 (0.28%) Rancher
Vendors
1 77 (10.85%) Microsoft
2 56 (7.89%) Databricks
3 47 (6.62%) VMware
4 39 (5.49%) Google
5 37 (5.21%) Sparx
6 34 (4.79%) Red Hat
7 25 (3.52%) Oracle
8 17 (2.39%) Splunk
9 14 (1.97%) SaltStack
10 11 (1.55%) Tableau
11 10 (1.41%) Cisco
11 10 (1.41%) NVIDIA
12 9 (1.27%) Atlassian
12 9 (1.27%) New Relic
13 7 (0.99%) Citrix
13 7 (0.99%) Percona
13 7 (0.99%) Perforce
14 6 (0.85%) Dynatrace
14 6 (0.85%) Rackspace
15 5 (0.70%) Vertica