Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 84 144
Rank change year-on-year +22 +60 +30
Permanent jobs citing Python 638 424 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.86% 3.43% 2.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.73% 6.10% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 511 382 235
North West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £69,500 £60,000 £69,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 7312 6951 6623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 55.73% 56.17% 50.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6103 6031 5699
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 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +22 479 £50,000 +17.65% 46
Cheshire +19 110 £46,250 +51.64% 4
Merseyside +4 23 £49,500 +32.00% 1
Lancashire +4 15 £41,250 +22.22%
Python
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Python.

1 287 (44.98%) Java
2 271 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
3 258 (40.44%) Linux
4 225 (35.27%) SQL
5 220 (34.48%) DevOps
6 203 (31.82%) Ruby
7 176 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
8 159 (24.92%) JavaScript
9 158 (24.76%) Puppet
9 158 (24.76%) Opscode Chef
10 139 (21.79%) Finance
11 127 (19.91%) Unix
12 125 (19.59%) Bash Shell
13 124 (19.44%) Big Data
14 123 (19.28%) Open Source
14 123 (19.28%) Scrum
15 122 (19.12%) Test Automation
15 122 (19.12%) Ansible
16 116 (18.18%) Software Engineering
17 115 (18.03%) Machine Learning
18 113 (17.71%) Analytics
18 113 (17.71%) Continuous Integration
19 112 (17.55%) Degree
20 109 (17.08%) Windows
20 109 (17.08%) Web Services
21 108 (16.93%) TDD
22 105 (16.46%) SQL Server
23 104 (16.30%) C++
24 102 (15.99%) Jenkins
25 101 (15.83%) MySQL

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 72 (11.29%) Apache
2 68 (10.66%) Apache Spark
3 44 (6.90%) SAS
4 35 (5.49%) Tomcat
5 27 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
6 25 (3.92%) OpenStack
7 21 (3.29%) Confluence
8 19 (2.98%) nginx
9 18 (2.82%) CloudStack
10 16 (2.51%) Apache Pig
11 10 (1.57%) WebSphere
12 9 (1.41%) JBoss
13 7 (1.10%) IIS
14 6 (0.94%) WordPress
15 5 (0.78%) CMS
15 5 (0.78%) WebLogic
16 4 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
17 3 (0.47%) Jetty
17 3 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 3 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (1.88%) SPSS
2 11 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.94%) S-PLUS
4 6 (0.94%) Stata
5 3 (0.47%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.16%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.16%) HipChat
6 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.16%) Weka
Business Applications
1 3 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.47%) Magento
2 2 (0.31%) OpenCart
2 2 (0.31%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 176 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (12.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (8.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 35 (5.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 26 (4.08%) OpenShift
6 17 (2.66%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (2.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 15 (2.35%) Amazon EMR
9 8 (1.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 7 (1.10%) Amazon S3
10 7 (1.10%) PaaS
11 5 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.63%) GitHub
12 4 (0.63%) SaaS
12 4 (0.63%) Serverless
13 3 (0.47%) Heroku
14 2 (0.31%) npm
14 2 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.58%) HTTP
2 29 (4.55%) Firewall
3 18 (2.82%) TCP/IP
4 17 (2.66%) Internet
4 17 (2.66%) WAN
5 16 (2.51%) VPN
6 12 (1.88%) SSL
7 11 (1.72%) AMQP
7 11 (1.72%) BGP
7 11 (1.72%) OSPF
7 11 (1.72%) Wireless
8 10 (1.57%) Ethernet
8 10 (1.57%) IP Telephony
8 10 (1.57%) LAN
8 10 (1.57%) Multicast
9 8 (1.25%) DNS
10 7 (1.10%) BIG-IP
10 7 (1.10%) EIGRP
10 7 (1.10%) LDAP
10 7 (1.10%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (19.44%) Big Data
2 105 (16.46%) SQL Server
3 101 (15.83%) MySQL
4 97 (15.20%) Hadoop
5 66 (10.34%) Relational Database
6 61 (9.56%) NoSQL
7 58 (9.09%) MongoDB
8 42 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
9 33 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
9 33 (5.17%) Redis
10 24 (3.76%) Apache Hive
11 16 (2.51%) Amazon Redshift
12 15 (2.35%) RDBMS
13 14 (2.19%) Data Mining
14 11 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 10 (1.57%) Riak
16 9 (1.41%) CouchDB
16 9 (1.41%) QlikView
16 9 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 102 (15.99%) Jenkins
2 89 (13.95%) Git (software)
3 57 (8.93%) Selenium
4 52 (8.15%) Cucumber
5 43 (6.74%) JIRA
6 22 (3.45%) TeamCity
7 21 (3.29%) Vagrant
8 19 (2.98%) JUnit
9 17 (2.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (1.88%) GitLab
10 12 (1.88%) WebDriver
11 11 (1.72%) Maven
12 10 (1.57%) Bitbucket
13 8 (1.25%) JMeter
14 7 (1.10%) Hudson
14 7 (1.10%) LoadRunner
15 6 (0.94%) EasyMock
15 6 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 6 (0.94%) Subversion
15 6 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 139 (21.79%) Finance
2 63 (9.87%) Marketing
3 60 (9.40%) Telecoms
4 49 (7.68%) Electronics
4 49 (7.68%) Manufacturing
5 30 (4.70%) Banking
6 24 (3.76%) Retail
7 12 (1.88%) Advertising
7 12 (1.88%) Games
8 11 (1.72%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.57%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.57%) Military
10 7 (1.10%) Legal
11 5 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.63%) Law
13 2 (0.31%) Automotive
13 2 (0.31%) International Banking
13 2 (0.31%) Publishing
14 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 151 (23.67%) Developer
2 120 (18.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 69 (10.82%) Software Engineer
4 51 (7.99%) Java Developer
5 46 (7.21%) Data Scientist
6 45 (7.05%) Analyst
7 42 (6.58%) Linux Engineer
8 40 (6.27%) Tester
9 38 (5.96%) Cloud Engineer
9 38 (5.96%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 37 (5.80%) Python Developer
11 36 (5.64%) Software Developer
12 34 (5.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 32 (5.02%) AWS Engineer
14 31 (4.86%) Automation Tester
14 31 (4.86%) AWS DevOps
15 30 (4.70%) Architect
16 29 (4.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 27 (4.23%) Java Engineer
17 27 (4.23%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (17.08%) Web Services
2 98 (15.36%) HTML
3 94 (14.73%) .NET
4 83 (13.01%) CSS
5 60 (9.40%) Spring
6 58 (9.09%) Node.js
6 58 (9.09%) REST
7 47 (7.37%) jQuery
8 45 (7.05%) LAMP
9 43 (6.74%) HTML5
10 42 (6.58%) AngularJS
11 41 (6.43%) SOAP
12 37 (5.80%) XML
13 36 (5.64%) Middleware
14 32 (5.02%) JSON
14 32 (5.02%) RabbitMQ
15 31 (4.86%) CSS3
16 29 (4.55%) Django
17 28 (4.39%) RESTful
18 25 (3.92%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 76 (11.91%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (8.46%) Computer Science
3 36 (5.64%) Public Cloud
4 35 (5.49%) Algorithms
5 29 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
6 23 (3.61%) User Experience
7 16 (2.51%) Data Structures
8 11 (1.72%) iPad
8 11 (1.72%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.72%) Wiki
9 10 (1.57%) PKI
10 9 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
11 6 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.78%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.78%) Fintech
12 5 (0.78%) Life Science
12 5 (0.78%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (0.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 258 (40.44%) Linux
2 127 (19.91%) Unix
3 109 (17.08%) Windows
4 33 (5.17%) CentOS
5 30 (4.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.41%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.25%) SUSE
8 6 (0.94%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.78%) Android
9 5 (0.78%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.47%) Amazon Linux
11 3 (0.47%) Debian
11 3 (0.47%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.31%) AIX
12 2 (0.31%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.31%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.16%) Fedora
13 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (34.48%) DevOps
3 123 (19.28%) Open Source
3 123 (19.28%) Scrum
4 122 (19.12%) Test Automation
5 116 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 115 (18.03%) Machine Learning
7 113 (17.71%) Analytics
7 113 (17.71%) Continuous Integration
8 108 (16.93%) TDD
9 85 (13.32%) Configuration Management
10 81 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
11 56 (8.78%) OO
12 54 (8.46%) Continuous Delivery
13 51 (7.99%) Mathematics
14 50 (7.84%) Digital Marketing
14 50 (7.84%) MVC
15 49 (7.68%) Programme Management
16 44 (6.90%) BDD
17 43 (6.74%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 287 (44.98%) Java
2 225 (35.27%) SQL
3 203 (31.82%) Ruby
4 159 (24.92%) JavaScript
5 125 (19.59%) Bash Shell
6 104 (16.30%) C++
7 100 (15.67%) C#
8 90 (14.11%) PHP
9 88 (13.79%) Shell Script
10 73 (11.44%) Perl
11 64 (10.03%) R
12 61 (9.56%) C
13 59 (9.25%) Go
14 56 (8.78%) Scala
15 31 (4.86%) MATLAB
15 31 (4.86%) PowerShell
16 24 (3.76%) Clojure
17 18 (2.82%) Haskell
18 15 (2.35%) Groovy
19 7 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 112 (17.55%) Degree
2 43 (6.74%) Security Cleared
3 29 (4.55%) PhD
4 20 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 20 (3.13%) Numerate Degree
5 18 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (2.82%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.88%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.57%) Master's Degree
8 7 (1.10%) CCIE
8 7 (1.10%) CCNP
8 7 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.94%) ISEB
10 4 (0.63%) SANS
10 4 (0.63%) SAS Certification
11 3 (0.47%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.47%) HND
11 3 (0.47%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.49%) QA
2 12 (1.88%) GCP
3 5 (0.78%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 4 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.16%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 98 (15.36%) Docker
2 27 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (3.61%) Hyper-V
4 20 (3.13%) vSphere
5 18 (2.82%) Xen
5 18 (2.82%) XenServer
6 8 (1.25%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.47%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.31%) PowerHA
9 2 (0.31%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.16%) Firmware
10 1 (0.16%) HDFS
10 1 (0.16%) Kamailio
10 1 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 158 (24.76%) Opscode Chef
1 158 (24.76%) Puppet
2 122 (19.12%) Ansible
3 67 (10.50%) Kubernetes
4 35 (5.49%) Terraform
5 28 (4.39%) Cobbler
6 24 (3.76%) Tivoli
7 20 (3.13%) Packer
8 18 (2.82%) Mesos
9 15 (2.35%) Kibana
9 15 (2.35%) Salt
10 13 (2.04%) Nagios
11 12 (1.88%) Prometheus
12 7 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
12 7 (1.10%) FortiGate
13 6 (0.94%) SCCM
14 3 (0.47%) Cacti
14 3 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
14 3 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
14 3 (0.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 86 (13.48%) Oracle
2 70 (10.97%) Google
3 56 (8.78%) SAP
4 45 (7.05%) VMware
5 36 (5.64%) Microsoft
6 34 (5.33%) Red Hat
7 25 (3.92%) SaltStack
8 23 (3.61%) EnterpriseDB
9 17 (2.66%) Tableau
10 16 (2.51%) IBM
11 15 (2.35%) Cisco
12 12 (1.88%) Teradata
13 10 (1.57%) F5
14 9 (1.41%) Atlassian
14 9 (1.41%) HP
15 8 (1.25%) Juniper
16 7 (1.10%) Cloudera
17 6 (0.94%) AppDynamics
17 6 (0.94%) Rackspace
17 6 (0.94%) Splunk