Period
to 16 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > North West
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 35 59
Rank change year-on-year +2 +24 +32
Permanent jobs citing Python 688 753 649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.91% 6.43% 4.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.34% 12.13% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 533 570 524
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £30,900
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £69,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,158 6,208 7,374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 51.82% 52.98% 55.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4,165 5,198 6,169
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Python in the North West

Python
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Python in the North West

Python
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in the North West over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Python in the North West

Python
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 within the North West region over the 6 months to 16 November 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 -4 478 £55,000 +4.76% 112
Cheshire +30 110 £54,000 +6.93% 27
Merseyside +18 52 £52,500 +16.67% 9
Lancashire +12 44 £44,808 +12.02% 6
Cumbria -8 2 - - 1
Python
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for Python.

1 241 (35.03%) Linux
2 237 (34.45%) Java
2 237 (34.45%) AWS
3 232 (33.72%) DevOps
4 194 (28.20%) Agile Software Development
5 175 (25.44%) Docker
6 171 (24.85%) C++
7 167 (24.27%) JavaScript
7 167 (24.27%) Software Engineering
8 136 (19.77%) Azure
9 135 (19.62%) Ansible
10 133 (19.33%) SQL
11 124 (18.02%) Jenkins
12 118 (17.15%) Node.js
13 112 (16.28%) C#
14 105 (15.26%) Ruby
15 102 (14.83%) Computer Science
15 102 (14.83%) Finance
16 101 (14.68%) Test Automation
17 99 (14.39%) Bash Shell
18 97 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
19 94 (13.66%) Terraform
20 92 (13.37%) Degree
21 91 (13.23%) Data Science
22 90 (13.08%) Machine Learning
23 89 (12.94%) R
23 89 (12.94%) C
24 88 (12.79%) GCP
25 87 (12.65%) Git (software)
26 80 (11.63%) Mathematics

Python
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:

Application Platforms
1 41 (5.96%) Apache Spark
2 24 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (2.62%) Apache
4 16 (2.33%) SAS
5 15 (2.18%) Confluence
6 9 (1.31%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.02%) nginx
7 7 (1.02%) Tuxedo
8 6 (0.87%) IIS
9 5 (0.73%) Tornado
10 3 (0.44%) JBoss
10 3 (0.44%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.29%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.29%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.29%) PowerExchange
11 2 (0.29%) Resin
12 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.15%) CMS
12 1 (0.15%) Jupyter
Applications
1 14 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.44%) Stata
3 2 (0.29%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.15%) FastStats
2 1 (0.15%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
2 1 (0.15%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 237 (34.45%) AWS
2 136 (19.77%) Azure
3 88 (12.79%) GCP
4 59 (8.58%) Serverless
5 43 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
5 43 (6.25%) GitHub
6 41 (5.96%) Amazon S3
7 31 (4.51%) Power Platform
8 30 (4.36%) Amazon EC2
9 29 (4.22%) SaaS
10 25 (3.63%) Amazon SQS
10 25 (3.63%) Datadog
11 24 (3.49%) Slack
12 23 (3.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 22 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
14 17 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
15 15 (2.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 12 (1.74%) Office 365
17 11 (1.60%) Amazon Kinesis
17 11 (1.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.65%) DNS
2 19 (2.76%) TCP/IP
3 18 (2.62%) Firewall
3 18 (2.62%) VLAN
4 12 (1.74%) VPN
5 9 (1.31%) Internet
6 8 (1.16%) DHCP
6 8 (1.16%) MPLS
7 7 (1.02%) BGP
7 7 (1.02%) VPLS
8 6 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (0.87%) Cisco Firepower
8 6 (0.87%) HSRP
8 6 (0.87%) IPv6
8 6 (0.87%) OSPF
8 6 (0.87%) SNMP
8 6 (0.87%) VRRP
8 6 (0.87%) VXLAN
9 5 (0.73%) HTTP
9 5 (0.73%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (11.63%) MySQL
2 59 (8.58%) Big Data
3 52 (7.56%) NoSQL
4 51 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
5 42 (6.10%) SQL Server
6 41 (5.96%) Relational Database
7 40 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
8 33 (4.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 31 (4.51%) Power BI
10 28 (4.07%) Amazon RDS
11 26 (3.78%) MongoDB
12 22 (3.20%) Data Mining
12 22 (3.20%) Hadoop
13 15 (2.18%) Data Lake
13 15 (2.18%) Redis
14 14 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (1.74%) BigQuery
16 11 (1.60%) Apache Hive
17 10 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 9 (1.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 124 (18.02%) Jenkins
2 87 (12.65%) Git (software)
3 49 (7.12%) Selenium
4 39 (5.67%) JIRA
5 30 (4.36%) Maven
6 28 (4.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 26 (3.78%) JUnit
8 23 (3.34%) TeamCity
9 20 (2.91%) Gatling
10 19 (2.76%) GitLab
11 16 (2.33%) Bitbucket
12 15 (2.18%) Cucumber
13 12 (1.74%) CircleCI
13 12 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
14 11 (1.60%) git-flow
14 11 (1.60%) RSpec
15 10 (1.45%) WebDriver
16 9 (1.31%) SoapUI
17 8 (1.16%) Bitbucket Server
17 8 (1.16%) Gradle
General
1 102 (14.83%) Finance
2 48 (6.98%) Public Sector
3 40 (5.81%) Retail
4 34 (4.94%) Banking
5 33 (4.80%) Marketing
6 25 (3.63%) Electronics
6 25 (3.63%) Manufacturing
7 21 (3.05%) Games
7 21 (3.05%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.74%) Automotive
9 10 (1.45%) Law
10 9 (1.31%) Aerospace
11 8 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.87%) Military
13 4 (0.58%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.44%) Back Office
14 3 (0.44%) Legal
15 1 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 245 (35.61%) Developer
2 122 (17.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 94 (13.66%) Python Developer
4 74 (10.76%) Software Engineer
5 73 (10.61%) Java Developer
6 65 (9.45%) Senior Developer
7 43 (6.25%) C++ Developer
8 41 (5.96%) Graduate
9 40 (5.81%) Senior Java Developer
9 40 (5.81%) Software Developer
10 37 (5.38%) C# Developer
10 37 (5.38%) Data Engineer
11 34 (4.94%) Cloud Engineer
12 33 (4.80%) Junior
13 32 (4.65%) C++/Java Developer
13 32 (4.65%) Graduate Developer
13 32 (4.65%) Senior Software Engineer
14 31 (4.51%) Data Scientist
14 31 (4.51%) Senior DevOps
14 31 (4.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (17.15%) Node.js
2 72 (10.47%) AngularJS
3 66 (9.59%) CSS
3 66 (9.59%) HTML
4 58 (8.43%) RESTful
5 52 (7.56%) JSON
6 49 (7.12%) Spring
7 46 (6.69%) XML
8 41 (5.96%) React
9 36 (5.23%) Web Services
10 32 (4.65%) .NET
11 25 (3.63%) Ajax
11 25 (3.63%) Hibernate
12 24 (3.49%) HTML5
13 21 (3.05%) Spring Boot
14 20 (2.91%) Django
14 20 (2.91%) REST
15 19 (2.76%) CSS3
15 19 (2.76%) Elastic Stack
16 18 (2.62%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 97 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (10.61%) Algorithms
3 48 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
4 45 (6.54%) User Experience
5 35 (5.09%) Linux Command Line
6 33 (4.80%) Public Cloud
7 30 (4.36%) Hedge funds
7 30 (4.36%) Mobile App
8 28 (4.07%) Data Structures
9 27 (3.92%) Derivative
10 16 (2.33%) Blog
10 16 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
11 15 (2.18%) Data Centre
11 15 (2.18%) Smartphone
12 13 (1.89%) Augmented Reality
12 13 (1.89%) Robotics
13 12 (1.74%) BBC
14 10 (1.45%) Wiki
15 9 (1.31%) ASIC
16 7 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 241 (35.03%) Linux
2 72 (10.47%) Windows
3 47 (6.83%) Unix
4 40 (5.81%) Android
5 32 (4.65%) CentOS
6 24 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (3.34%) Windows Server
8 14 (2.03%) Ubuntu
9 12 (1.74%) Apple iOS
10 11 (1.60%) AIX
11 10 (1.45%) Mac OS X
12 9 (1.31%) Windows 10
13 8 (1.16%) Debian
14 7 (1.02%) VME
15 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
17 1 (0.15%) Kali Linux
17 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.15%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (33.72%) DevOps
2 194 (28.20%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (24.27%) Software Engineering
4 102 (14.83%) Computer Science
5 101 (14.68%) Test Automation
6 91 (13.23%) Data Science
7 90 (13.08%) Machine Learning
8 80 (11.63%) Mathematics
9 78 (11.34%) Analytics
10 72 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
11 70 (10.17%) Open Source
12 69 (10.03%) Mentoring
13 67 (9.74%) Business Intelligence
14 66 (9.59%) Artificial Intelligence
14 66 (9.59%) TDD
15 61 (8.87%) Problem-Solving
16 55 (7.99%) Microservices
17 54 (7.85%) OO
18 53 (7.70%) Scrum
19 50 (7.27%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 237 (34.45%) Java
2 171 (24.85%) C++
3 167 (24.27%) JavaScript
4 133 (19.33%) SQL
5 112 (16.28%) C#
6 105 (15.26%) Ruby
7 99 (14.39%) Bash Shell
8 89 (12.94%) C
8 89 (12.94%) R
9 70 (10.17%) PHP
10 54 (7.85%) Shell Script
11 46 (6.69%) Scala
12 44 (6.40%) Go
13 38 (5.52%) PowerShell
14 37 (5.38%) MATLAB
15 35 (5.09%) Java 8
15 35 (5.09%) Perl
16 18 (2.62%) TypeScript
17 13 (1.89%) Kotlin
18 10 (1.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 92 (13.37%) Degree
2 18 (2.62%) PhD
3 16 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (2.03%) Security Cleared
5 13 (1.89%) MCSA
5 13 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
6 11 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.45%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.31%) Master's Degree
8 9 (1.31%) RHCA
9 7 (1.02%) AWS Certification
9 7 (1.02%) CIW
9 7 (1.02%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.02%) OCA
10 6 (0.87%) OCP
11 5 (0.73%) GIAC
11 5 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
11 5 (0.73%) OSCP
12 4 (0.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.92%) QA
2 8 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.44%) SLA
4 1 (0.15%) GDPR
System Software
1 175 (25.44%) Docker
2 22 (3.20%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (1.31%) pfSense
5 6 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.87%) vSphere
6 5 (0.73%) NFS
6 5 (0.73%) Samba
6 5 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.29%) Varnish
9 1 (0.15%) LXC
Systems Management
1 135 (19.62%) Ansible
2 94 (13.66%) Terraform
3 76 (11.05%) Kubernetes
4 64 (9.30%) Puppet
5 51 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (3.34%) Kibana
7 18 (2.62%) Prometheus
8 12 (1.74%) Grafana
8 12 (1.74%) Graphite
9 11 (1.60%) Ganglia
9 11 (1.60%) Nagios
10 9 (1.31%) Microsoft Intune
11 8 (1.16%) Docker Swarm
11 8 (1.16%) logstash
12 7 (1.02%) HAProxy
13 5 (0.73%) Cacti
13 5 (0.73%) Galera Cluster
13 5 (0.73%) Salt
14 4 (0.58%) CA Service Virtualization
14 4 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 64 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 42 (6.10%) Oracle
3 41 (5.96%) Google
4 27 (3.92%) Red Hat
5 21 (3.05%) Tableau
6 19 (2.76%) Cisco
6 19 (2.76%) SAP
7 18 (2.62%) VMware
8 16 (2.33%) Informatica
9 15 (2.18%) Dell
10 11 (1.60%) Juniper
11 10 (1.45%) HP
12 9 (1.31%) Aruba
12 9 (1.31%) CA
12 9 (1.31%) CommVault
12 9 (1.31%) Meraki
12 9 (1.31%) WatchGuard
13 8 (1.16%) Databricks
13 8 (1.16%) Micro Focus
13 8 (1.16%) Vertica