Period
to 20 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Python Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Python Developer
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 286 341 346
Rank change year-on-year +55 +5 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Python Developer 54 29 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.52% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 44 20 15
North West median annual salary £55,000 £43,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.71% -16.67% +66.67%
10th Percentile £33,775 £27,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,875 £56,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 10,105 12,237 11,927
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.51% 96.74% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8,211 9,782 10,063
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Python Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Python Developer in the North West

Python Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python Developer in the North West.

Salary trend for Python Developer in the North West

Python Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python Developer in the North West over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Python Developer in the North West

Python Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python Developer within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Manchester +27 40 £57,500 +21.05% 9
Merseyside +16 9 £38,500 +54.00% 4
Cheshire +36 5 - - 2
Python Developer
England

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, Python Developer job roles required the following IT 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 West region featuring Python Developer in the job title.

1 54 (100.00%) Python
2 31 (57.41%) Software Engineering
3 27 (50.00%) Java
4 26 (48.15%) OO
5 25 (46.30%) C++
6 24 (44.44%) C#
7 23 (42.59%) Relational Database
8 21 (38.89%) Fintech
9 20 (37.04%) Finance
10 19 (35.19%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (35.19%) Mathematics
10 19 (35.19%) Physics
11 18 (33.33%) Computer Science
11 18 (33.33%) R
11 18 (33.33%) User Experience
11 18 (33.33%) Data Structures
11 18 (33.33%) Algorithms
11 18 (33.33%) Derivative
12 16 (29.63%) Django
13 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
14 13 (24.07%) PHP
15 11 (20.37%) SQL
15 11 (20.37%) Linux
15 11 (20.37%) XML
15 11 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
16 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
16 10 (18.52%) CSS
16 10 (18.52%) HTML
17 9 (16.67%) MySQL
17 9 (16.67%) RESTful

Python Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 11 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
2 9 (16.67%) Serverless
3 5 (9.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (7.41%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (7.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (7.41%) Datadog
4 4 (7.41%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (42.59%) Relational Database
2 19 (35.19%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (16.67%) MySQL
4 6 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 5 (9.26%) MongoDB
5 5 (9.26%) Redis
5 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
6 4 (7.41%) Big Data
7 1 (1.85%) GIS
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.56%) Selenium
3 3 (5.56%) Subversion
3 3 (5.56%) TestRail
4 1 (1.85%) JIRA
4 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
General
1 20 (37.04%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Publishing
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.63%) Django
2 11 (20.37%) XML
3 10 (18.52%) CSS
3 10 (18.52%) HTML
4 9 (16.67%) RESTful
5 7 (12.96%) LAMP
6 6 (11.11%) Node.js
7 5 (9.26%) JSON
8 2 (3.70%) HTML5
8 2 (3.70%) Pyramid
8 2 (3.70%) React
8 2 (3.70%) Semantic UI
9 1 (1.85%) Ajax
9 1 (1.85%) Celery
9 1 (1.85%) Flask
9 1 (1.85%) NumPy
9 1 (1.85%) Pandas
9 1 (1.85%) Pylons
9 1 (1.85%) SciPy
9 1 (1.85%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.89%) Fintech
2 18 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 18 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 18 (33.33%) Derivative
2 18 (33.33%) User Experience
3 6 (11.11%) Hedge funds
4 3 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.85%) iPad
6 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Debian
3 1 (1.85%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (57.41%) Software Engineering
2 26 (48.15%) OO
3 19 (35.19%) Mathematics
3 19 (35.19%) Physics
4 18 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (11.11%) Microservices
7 5 (9.26%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (9.26%) OOD
7 5 (9.26%) Open Source
7 5 (9.26%) Process Improvement
8 4 (7.41%) API Design
8 4 (7.41%) Multithreading
8 4 (7.41%) OOP
8 4 (7.41%) TDD
9 3 (5.56%) Web Development
10 2 (3.70%) B2B
10 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.70%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) Python
2 27 (50.00%) Java
3 25 (46.30%) C++
4 24 (44.44%) C#
5 18 (33.33%) R
6 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
7 13 (24.07%) PHP
8 11 (20.37%) SQL
9 7 (12.96%) Lua
10 6 (11.11%) C
11 5 (9.26%) Apple Swift
11 5 (9.26%) ES6
11 5 (9.26%) Kotlin
11 5 (9.26%) Objective-C
11 5 (9.26%) Perl
11 5 (9.26%) Ruby
11 5 (9.26%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
1 1 (1.85%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft