Period
to 25 June 2018

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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > North West
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 53 101
Rank change year-on-year +15 +48 +75
Permanent jobs citing Python 816 674 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.58% 5.22% 2.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.42% 8.90% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 642 542 268
North West median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +15.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 7,147 7,577 5,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 57.63% 58.72% 52.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6,000 6,498 5,060
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 25 June 2018.

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 25 June 2018. 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 +6 572 £50,000 +5.26% 112
Cheshire +44 178 £47,000 +34.29% 28
Merseyside +51 45 £45,000 +42.86% 11
Lancashire -12 9 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Python
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, 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.

1 366 (44.85%) Java
2 327 (40.07%) Agile Software Development
3 326 (39.95%) Linux
4 308 (37.75%) DevOps
5 253 (31.00%) Amazon AWS
6 239 (29.29%) JavaScript
7 230 (28.19%) Continuous Integration
8 197 (24.14%) SQL
9 192 (23.53%) Jenkins
10 188 (23.04%) Ruby
11 185 (22.67%) Software Engineering
12 180 (22.06%) Ansible
13 173 (21.20%) Docker
14 172 (21.08%) Scrum
15 163 (19.98%) Opscode Chef
16 158 (19.36%) Puppet
17 155 (19.00%) MySQL
18 150 (18.38%) C#
18 150 (18.38%) Bash Shell
19 149 (18.26%) TDD
20 140 (17.16%) Finance
20 140 (17.16%) Test Automation
21 137 (16.79%) Windows
22 129 (15.81%) Microsoft Azure
23 128 (15.69%) PHP
24 127 (15.56%) Degree
25 123 (15.07%) Big Data
25 123 (15.07%) Kubernetes
26 119 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
27 116 (14.22%) .NET

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 85 (10.42%) Apache Spark
2 44 (5.39%) Apache
3 33 (4.04%) nginx
4 28 (3.43%) Tomcat
5 23 (2.82%) Confluence
6 20 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
7 18 (2.21%) Apache Pig
7 18 (2.21%) JBoss
8 17 (2.08%) SAS
9 13 (1.59%) WebSphere
10 10 (1.23%) IIS
10 10 (1.23%) SharePoint
11 9 (1.10%) OpenStack
12 8 (0.98%) CloudStack
13 7 (0.86%) Tornado
14 6 (0.74%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.37%) Jupyter
15 3 (0.37%) Resin
15 3 (0.37%) WordPress
16 2 (0.25%) Jetty
Applications
1 11 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.74%) SPSS
4 5 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.25%) Maya
7 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.12%) Simulink
7 1 (0.12%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.35%) Magento
2 3 (0.37%) FastStats
3 2 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.25%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.12%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.12%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 253 (31.00%) Amazon AWS
2 129 (15.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (7.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 30 (3.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 30 (3.68%) SaaS
5 27 (3.31%) GitHub
6 25 (3.06%) Amazon S3
7 23 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
8 22 (2.70%) OpenShift
9 17 (2.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 16 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (1.35%) Route 53
12 10 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 10 (1.23%) Amazon ELB
12 10 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 9 (1.10%) PaaS
14 8 (0.98%) IaaS
15 4 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.49%) Serverless
16 3 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (5.64%) TCP/IP
2 36 (4.41%) HTTP
3 23 (2.82%) Firewall
4 20 (2.45%) SSL
5 17 (2.08%) DNS
6 16 (1.96%) Internet
7 10 (1.23%) BGP
7 10 (1.23%) OSPF
7 10 (1.23%) VPN
8 8 (0.98%) LAN
8 8 (0.98%) SAN
8 8 (0.98%) WAN
9 7 (0.86%) NAS
10 6 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (0.74%) Junos
11 5 (0.61%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.61%) WLAN
12 4 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (0.49%) Network Security
13 3 (0.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (19.00%) MySQL
2 123 (15.07%) Big Data
3 97 (11.89%) Hadoop
4 81 (9.93%) SQL Server
5 58 (7.11%) NoSQL
6 55 (6.74%) MongoDB
7 42 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
8 31 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (3.80%) Redis
9 20 (2.45%) Relational Database
10 18 (2.21%) Apache Hive
11 14 (1.72%) Data Mining
12 12 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
12 12 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (1.47%) Power BI
12 12 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (1.23%) Oracle Database
14 10 (1.23%) RDBMS
15 9 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 192 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 110 (13.48%) Git (software)
3 76 (9.31%) JIRA
4 62 (7.60%) Selenium
5 47 (5.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 40 (4.90%) Vagrant
7 34 (4.17%) TeamCity
8 29 (3.55%) Cucumber
8 29 (3.55%) Maven
8 29 (3.55%) Subversion
9 25 (3.06%) Octopus Deploy
10 22 (2.70%) Gradle
11 21 (2.57%) Bitbucket
12 20 (2.45%) WebDriver
13 19 (2.33%) SoapUI
14 14 (1.72%) Hudson
14 14 (1.72%) JUnit
15 13 (1.59%) Ant
15 13 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
16 10 (1.23%) CA Release Automation
General
1 140 (17.16%) Finance
2 66 (8.09%) Marketing
3 55 (6.74%) Retail
4 49 (6.00%) Electronics
4 49 (6.00%) Telecoms
5 46 (5.64%) Banking
6 44 (5.39%) Manufacturing
7 35 (4.29%) Investment Banking
8 32 (3.92%) Law
9 20 (2.45%) Advertising
9 20 (2.45%) Games
10 8 (0.98%) Military
11 5 (0.61%) Back Office
12 4 (0.49%) Automotive
12 4 (0.49%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.49%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.37%) Legal
14 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 206 (25.25%) Developer
2 178 (21.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 80 (9.80%) Software Engineer
4 68 (8.33%) Data Scientist
5 63 (7.72%) Linux Engineer
6 58 (7.11%) Python Developer
7 56 (6.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 53 (6.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 40 (4.90%) Analyst
10 39 (4.78%) Architect
11 37 (4.53%) Java Engineer
12 36 (4.41%) AWS Engineer
12 36 (4.41%) Test Engineer
13 35 (4.29%) Cloud Engineer
14 32 (3.92%) AWS DevOps
14 32 (3.92%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 30 (3.68%) Software Developer
16 29 (3.55%) Full Stack Developer
17 28 (3.43%) Java Software Engineer
18 27 (3.31%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (14.22%) .NET
2 114 (13.97%) HTML
3 104 (12.75%) AngularJS
4 103 (12.62%) CSS
5 98 (12.01%) Web Services
6 64 (7.84%) Django
6 64 (7.84%) REST
6 64 (7.84%) Spring
7 63 (7.72%) JSON
8 59 (7.23%) Node.js
9 50 (6.13%) React
10 48 (5.88%) RESTful
11 47 (5.76%) XML
12 43 (5.27%) Spring MVC
13 40 (4.90%) HTML5
14 39 (4.78%) Java EE
14 39 (4.78%) LAMP
15 35 (4.29%) SOAP
16 34 (4.17%) ASP.NET
16 34 (4.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 83 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (9.93%) Computer Science
3 42 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
4 38 (4.66%) Algorithms
5 33 (4.04%) Mobile App
6 26 (3.19%) User Experience
7 22 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
8 21 (2.57%) Data Structures
9 19 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.96%) Management Information System
11 14 (1.72%) Fintech
12 12 (1.47%) Public Cloud
13 10 (1.23%) Virtual Team
14 8 (0.98%) Data Centre
15 7 (0.86%) Social Media
16 6 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 6 (0.74%) Internet of Things
16 6 (0.74%) Private Cloud
17 5 (0.61%) Clustering
17 5 (0.61%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 326 (39.95%) Linux
2 137 (16.79%) Windows
3 59 (7.23%) Unix
4 40 (4.90%) Android
5 36 (4.41%) Apple iOS
5 36 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (4.17%) CentOS
7 30 (3.68%) Windows Server
8 19 (2.33%) Debian
9 8 (0.98%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.61%) AIX
12 3 (0.37%) Solaris
12 3 (0.37%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.25%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.25%) OpenBSD
13 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.12%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.12%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (40.07%) Agile Software Development
2 308 (37.75%) DevOps
3 230 (28.19%) Continuous Integration
4 185 (22.67%) Software Engineering
5 172 (21.08%) Scrum
6 149 (18.26%) TDD
7 140 (17.16%) Test Automation
8 119 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
9 114 (13.97%) Configuration Management
9 114 (13.97%) Machine Learning
10 101 (12.38%) Data Science
11 97 (11.89%) Open Source
12 91 (11.15%) Mentoring
13 77 (9.44%) Analytics
14 73 (8.95%) Business Intelligence
15 72 (8.82%) MVC
16 70 (8.58%) BDD
17 65 (7.97%) Mathematics
18 61 (7.48%) Microservices
19 58 (7.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 366 (44.85%) Java
2 239 (29.29%) JavaScript
3 197 (24.14%) SQL
4 188 (23.04%) Ruby
5 150 (18.38%) Bash Shell
5 150 (18.38%) C#
6 128 (15.69%) PHP
7 112 (13.73%) C++
8 111 (13.60%) Perl
9 102 (12.50%) R
10 78 (9.56%) C
11 77 (9.44%) Scala
12 67 (8.21%) Go
13 62 (7.60%) PowerShell
14 37 (4.53%) Shell Script
15 26 (3.19%) Java 8
16 17 (2.08%) T-SQL
17 16 (1.96%) HiveQL
17 16 (1.96%) MATLAB
17 16 (1.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 127 (15.56%) Degree
2 43 (5.27%) Security Cleared
3 39 (4.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 29 (3.55%) AWS Certification
5 26 (3.19%) DV Cleared
6 24 (2.94%) Numerate Degree
7 23 (2.82%) Master's Degree
8 21 (2.57%) PhD
9 17 (2.08%) SC Cleared
10 14 (1.72%) CISSP
11 9 (1.10%) CCNA
11 9 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (1.10%) SANS
12 7 (0.86%) GIAC
12 7 (0.86%) MCSE
12 7 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.74%) CompTIA Security+
13 6 (0.74%) Linux+ Certification
13 6 (0.74%) Network+ Certification
13 6 (0.74%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (6.50%) QA
2 40 (4.90%) GCP
3 8 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.86%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 4 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.25%) GDPR
7 2 (0.25%) ISO 15765
7 2 (0.25%) SLA
8 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 173 (21.20%) Docker
2 36 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (3.19%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.08%) Active Directory
4 17 (2.08%) HDFS
5 16 (1.96%) vSphere
6 12 (1.47%) Xen
7 11 (1.35%) VirtualBox
8 8 (0.98%) KVM
9 6 (0.74%) XenServer
10 4 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.37%) Ceph
11 3 (0.37%) GlusterFS
11 3 (0.37%) Varnish
12 2 (0.25%) Corosync
12 2 (0.25%) DRBD
12 2 (0.25%) iptables
12 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 180 (22.06%) Ansible
2 163 (19.98%) Opscode Chef
3 158 (19.36%) Puppet
4 123 (15.07%) Kubernetes
5 71 (8.70%) Terraform
6 43 (5.27%) Salt
7 38 (4.66%) Packer
8 36 (4.41%) Nagios
9 16 (1.96%) Consul
9 16 (1.96%) Kibana
10 13 (1.59%) Docker Swarm
10 13 (1.59%) Prometheus
11 10 (1.23%) Graphite
12 7 (0.86%) Grafana
13 6 (0.74%) Opsview
13 6 (0.74%) SCCM
13 6 (0.74%) ZABBIX
14 5 (0.61%) Rancher
14 5 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
15 4 (0.49%) logstash
Vendors
1 76 (9.31%) Google
2 72 (8.82%) Oracle
3 69 (8.46%) Microsoft
4 50 (6.13%) VMware
5 45 (5.51%) Red Hat
6 42 (5.15%) SAP
7 32 (3.92%) Splunk
8 15 (1.84%) SaltStack
8 15 (1.84%) SolarWinds
8 15 (1.84%) Tableau
9 14 (1.72%) New Relic
10 9 (1.10%) Cloudera
10 9 (1.10%) Juniper
10 9 (1.10%) Yahoo!
11 8 (0.98%) Atlassian
11 8 (0.98%) CheckPoint
11 8 (0.98%) Cisco
11 8 (0.98%) IBM
12 7 (0.86%) Capita
12 7 (0.86%) CyberArk