Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > North West
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 57 124
Rank change year-on-year +6 +67 +79
Permanent jobs citing Python 726 561 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.72% 4.52% 2.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.97% 7.79% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 575 472 231
North West median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% +8.43% +10.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £70,000 £66,250
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 7,285 7,201 6,106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 57.40% 58.06% 50.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6,070 6,217 5,249
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,750 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +12 539 £50,000 +5.26% 107
Cheshire +35 153 £45,000 +12.50% 25
Merseyside +24 26 £47,500 +26.67% 11
Lancashire -7 2 £38,750 +19.23% 4
Python
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 329 (45.32%) Java
2 282 (38.84%) Agile Software Development
3 279 (38.43%) Linux
4 261 (35.95%) DevOps
5 241 (33.20%) SQL
6 219 (30.17%) JavaScript
7 197 (27.13%) Ruby
8 178 (24.52%) Amazon AWS
9 156 (21.49%) Jenkins
10 155 (21.35%) Scrum
11 151 (20.80%) Puppet
12 148 (20.39%) Opscode Chef
13 143 (19.70%) Docker
14 142 (19.56%) Bash Shell
14 142 (19.56%) Finance
15 138 (19.01%) Software Engineering
16 132 (18.18%) MySQL
17 130 (17.91%) Ansible
17 130 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
18 126 (17.36%) C#
18 126 (17.36%) Test Automation
19 123 (16.94%) Degree
20 119 (16.39%) Big Data
21 118 (16.25%) Machine Learning
22 117 (16.12%) C++
23 116 (15.98%) Git (software)
24 107 (14.74%) HTML
25 106 (14.60%) PHP
26 104 (14.33%) TDD
26 104 (14.33%) Kubernetes

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 69 (9.50%) Apache Spark
2 55 (7.58%) Apache
3 34 (4.68%) Tomcat
4 33 (4.55%) nginx
5 31 (4.27%) Elasticsearch
6 27 (3.72%) SAS
7 26 (3.58%) Confluence
8 16 (2.20%) JBoss
8 16 (2.20%) WebSphere
9 15 (2.07%) Tornado
10 12 (1.65%) Apache Pig
11 10 (1.38%) IIS
12 7 (0.96%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.96%) SharePoint
13 6 (0.83%) WordPress
14 5 (0.69%) CloudStack
14 5 (0.69%) CMS
14 5 (0.69%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.55%) Jupyter
16 3 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.69%) Maya
4 5 (0.69%) SPSS
5 4 (0.55%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.28%) Stata
7 1 (0.14%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.14%) HipChat
7 1 (0.14%) Houdini
7 1 (0.14%) NUKE
7 1 (0.14%) Simulink
7 1 (0.14%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.38%) Magento
2 3 (0.41%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 2 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.28%) OpenCart
3 2 (0.28%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.14%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 178 (24.52%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (5.92%) OpenShift
4 35 (4.82%) Amazon EC2
5 30 (4.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 22 (3.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 21 (2.89%) AWS CloudFormation
8 20 (2.75%) Amazon S3
9 18 (2.48%) SaaS
10 13 (1.79%) PaaS
11 12 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
12 10 (1.38%) AWS Lambda
12 10 (1.38%) Serverless
13 9 (1.24%) Amazon ELB
14 8 (1.10%) IaaS
15 6 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 6 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (0.83%) GitHub
15 6 (0.83%) Route 53
15 6 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (6.75%) HTTP
2 26 (3.58%) DNS
3 25 (3.44%) Firewall
4 20 (2.75%) Internet
5 19 (2.62%) TCP/IP
5 19 (2.62%) VPN
6 18 (2.48%) SSL
7 15 (2.07%) Ethernet
7 15 (2.07%) VoIP
7 15 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (1.93%) BGP
8 14 (1.93%) Broadband
8 14 (1.93%) HSRP
8 14 (1.93%) IPv6
8 14 (1.93%) MRTG
8 14 (1.93%) OSPF
8 14 (1.93%) SNMP
8 14 (1.93%) TACACS
8 14 (1.93%) VLAN
8 14 (1.93%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (18.18%) MySQL
2 119 (16.39%) Big Data
3 86 (11.85%) SQL Server
4 82 (11.29%) Hadoop
5 67 (9.23%) NoSQL
6 58 (7.99%) MongoDB
7 46 (6.34%) Data Warehouse
8 44 (6.06%) Relational Database
9 37 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
10 34 (4.68%) Redis
11 19 (2.62%) Apache Hive
11 19 (2.62%) Data Mining
12 18 (2.48%) Power BI
13 17 (2.34%) RDBMS
14 16 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
15 15 (2.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 13 (1.79%) VLDB
17 11 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
17 11 (1.52%) MariaDB
17 11 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 156 (21.49%) Jenkins
2 116 (15.98%) Git (software)
3 59 (8.13%) Selenium
4 57 (7.85%) JIRA
5 50 (6.89%) Cucumber
6 23 (3.17%) TeamCity
6 23 (3.17%) Vagrant
6 23 (3.17%) WebDriver
7 18 (2.48%) Subversion
8 17 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (1.79%) Maven
10 11 (1.52%) GitLab
10 11 (1.52%) SoapUI
11 8 (1.10%) Bitbucket
11 8 (1.10%) Gradle
11 8 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (0.96%) Mercurial
13 6 (0.83%) Hudson
13 6 (0.83%) PyCharm
General
1 142 (19.56%) Finance
2 63 (8.68%) Telecoms
3 60 (8.26%) Marketing
4 44 (6.06%) Banking
4 44 (6.06%) Electronics
5 43 (5.92%) Manufacturing
6 30 (4.13%) Retail
7 26 (3.58%) Investment Banking
8 24 (3.31%) Law
9 23 (3.17%) Games
10 16 (2.20%) Advertising
11 11 (1.52%) Legal
11 11 (1.52%) Military
12 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.28%) International Banking
13 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.14%) Automotive
14 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 178 (24.52%) Developer
2 132 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 68 (9.37%) Software Engineer
4 59 (8.13%) Linux Engineer
5 56 (7.71%) Analyst
5 56 (7.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 54 (7.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 46 (6.34%) Data Scientist
8 45 (6.20%) Tester
9 40 (5.51%) Automation Tester
9 40 (5.51%) Python Developer
10 39 (5.37%) AWS DevOps
11 37 (5.10%) AWS Engineer
12 35 (4.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 33 (4.55%) Java Developer
14 32 (4.41%) Senior Developer
15 31 (4.27%) Software Developer
16 30 (4.13%) Architect
17 25 (3.44%) Full Stack Developer
18 23 (3.17%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (14.74%) HTML
2 100 (13.77%) Web Services
3 97 (13.36%) .NET
4 92 (12.67%) CSS
5 87 (11.98%) REST
6 66 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 56 (7.71%) Spring
7 56 (7.71%) XML
8 55 (7.58%) JSON
9 52 (7.16%) LAMP
10 48 (6.61%) Node.js
11 45 (6.20%) SOAP
12 44 (6.06%) HTML5
13 42 (5.79%) jQuery
14 41 (5.65%) RESTful
15 37 (5.10%) Middleware
16 36 (4.96%) CSS3
17 33 (4.55%) JMS
18 29 (3.99%) ASP.NET
18 29 (3.99%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 93 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (10.33%) Computer Science
3 35 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
4 26 (3.58%) User Experience
5 24 (3.31%) Mobile App
6 23 (3.17%) Algorithms
7 13 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.65%) Data Centre
9 11 (1.52%) PKI
10 8 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 8 (1.10%) Fintech
11 7 (0.96%) Internet of Things
11 7 (0.96%) Social Media
12 6 (0.83%) Animation
12 6 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
13 5 (0.69%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.55%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.55%) Mobile Banking
14 4 (0.55%) Wiki
14 4 (0.55%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 279 (38.43%) Linux
2 99 (13.64%) Windows
3 96 (13.22%) Unix
4 36 (4.96%) CentOS
5 25 (3.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (2.34%) Android
7 16 (2.20%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.52%) Debian
9 9 (1.24%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.83%) SUSE
10 6 (0.83%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.69%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (0.55%) AIX
12 4 (0.55%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.41%) Amazon Linux
13 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.14%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (38.84%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (35.95%) DevOps
3 155 (21.35%) Scrum
4 138 (19.01%) Software Engineering
5 130 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
6 126 (17.36%) Test Automation
7 118 (16.25%) Machine Learning
8 104 (14.33%) TDD
9 103 (14.19%) Configuration Management
10 98 (13.50%) Business Intelligence
11 85 (11.71%) Open Source
12 82 (11.29%) Analytics
13 76 (10.47%) Data Science
14 59 (8.13%) BDD
15 56 (7.71%) OO
16 53 (7.30%) Microservices
16 53 (7.30%) SDLC
16 53 (7.30%) Web Development
17 52 (7.16%) MVC
18 50 (6.89%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 329 (45.32%) Java
2 241 (33.20%) SQL
3 219 (30.17%) JavaScript
4 197 (27.13%) Ruby
5 142 (19.56%) Bash Shell
6 126 (17.36%) C#
7 117 (16.12%) C++
8 106 (14.60%) PHP
9 83 (11.43%) Perl
10 78 (10.74%) R
11 66 (9.09%) C
12 61 (8.40%) Scala
13 52 (7.16%) Shell Script
14 48 (6.61%) Go
15 46 (6.34%) PowerShell
16 21 (2.89%) MATLAB
17 19 (2.62%) Groovy
18 17 (2.34%) VB.NET
19 10 (1.38%) T-SQL
20 6 (0.83%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 123 (16.94%) Degree
2 52 (7.16%) Security Cleared
3 31 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 30 (4.13%) SC Cleared
5 23 (3.17%) Master's Degree
5 23 (3.17%) Numerate Degree
5 23 (3.17%) PhD
6 22 (3.03%) DV Cleared
7 21 (2.89%) AWS Certification
8 12 (1.65%) ISTQB
9 8 (1.10%) CCNP
9 8 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.10%) JNCIP
10 6 (0.83%) SAS Certification
11 3 (0.41%) ISEB
11 3 (0.41%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.28%) HND
12 2 (0.28%) SAFe Agilist
13 1 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.34%) QA
2 23 (3.17%) GCP
3 15 (2.07%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.52%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 4 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 15765
7 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 143 (19.70%) Docker
2 26 (3.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.89%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.93%) Active Directory
5 8 (1.10%) vSphere
6 5 (0.69%) HDFS
6 5 (0.69%) Xen
6 5 (0.69%) XenServer
7 4 (0.55%) Varnish
8 3 (0.41%) GlusterFS
9 2 (0.28%) Corosync
9 2 (0.28%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.14%) Ceph
10 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 151 (20.80%) Puppet
2 148 (20.39%) Opscode Chef
3 130 (17.91%) Ansible
4 104 (14.33%) Kubernetes
5 41 (5.65%) Terraform
6 35 (4.82%) Nagios
7 27 (3.72%) Kibana
7 27 (3.72%) Salt
8 25 (3.44%) Packer
9 23 (3.17%) Prometheus
10 19 (2.62%) Cobbler
11 17 (2.34%) Tivoli
12 15 (2.07%) SCCM
13 14 (1.93%) Cacti
13 14 (1.93%) OpenNMS
13 14 (1.93%) RANCID
14 7 (0.96%) SCOM
15 6 (0.83%) Docker Swarm
16 5 (0.69%) Marathon
16 5 (0.69%) rkt
Vendors
1 95 (13.09%) Oracle
2 48 (6.61%) Microsoft
3 46 (6.34%) SAP
4 42 (5.79%) VMware
5 41 (5.65%) Google
6 37 (5.10%) Red Hat
7 26 (3.58%) SaltStack
8 24 (3.31%) Tableau
9 15 (2.07%) Juniper
10 14 (1.93%) Cisco
10 14 (1.93%) EnterpriseDB
10 14 (1.93%) Ericsson
10 14 (1.93%) Huawei
11 13 (1.79%) Atlassian
11 13 (1.79%) IBM
12 11 (1.52%) HP
13 10 (1.38%) Teradata
14 9 (1.24%) Splunk
15 8 (1.10%) NetApp
16 7 (0.96%) New Relic