Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > North West
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 59 88
Rank change year-on-year +24 +29 +50
Permanent jobs citing Python 753 649 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.43% 4.90% 3.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.13% 8.80% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 570 524 379
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,900 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £69,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 6,208 7,374 7,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 52.99% 55.72% 56.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5,198 6,169 6,083
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +22 591 £52,500 +5.00% 92
Cheshire +2 95 £50,500 +6.32% 18
Merseyside +23 35 £45,000 -9.09% 6
Lancashire +19 25 £40,000 -3.03% 7
Cumbria - 1 - -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 351 (46.61%) Linux
2 347 (46.08%) DevOps
3 335 (44.49%) Java
4 307 (40.77%) Amazon AWS
5 293 (38.91%) Agile Software Development
6 223 (29.61%) Ansible
7 207 (27.49%) Docker
8 203 (26.96%) Microsoft Azure
9 196 (26.03%) Continuous Integration
10 191 (25.37%) Ruby
11 188 (24.97%) Jenkins
12 163 (21.65%) Puppet
13 152 (20.19%) Opscode Chef
14 151 (20.05%) Configuration Management
15 150 (19.92%) SQL
15 150 (19.92%) Software Engineering
16 146 (19.39%) Open Source
17 144 (19.12%) Kubernetes
18 132 (17.53%) Scrum
19 127 (16.87%) Finance
20 126 (16.73%) Perl
20 126 (16.73%) Windows
21 122 (16.20%) TDD
21 122 (16.20%) Bash Shell
22 120 (15.94%) Big Data
22 120 (15.94%) Degree
23 116 (15.41%) C#
24 111 (14.74%) JavaScript
25 107 (14.21%) Test Automation
26 106 (14.08%) C++

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 80 (10.62%) Apache
2 75 (9.96%) Apache Spark
3 33 (4.38%) Confluence
4 21 (2.79%) nginx
5 15 (1.99%) OpenStack
6 13 (1.73%) CloudStack
6 13 (1.73%) JBoss
7 11 (1.46%) SAS
7 11 (1.46%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.33%) Apache Pig
9 8 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (0.93%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.80%) SharePoint
12 5 (0.66%) ArcGIS
13 4 (0.53%) IIS
13 4 (0.53%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.53%) WordPress
14 3 (0.40%) GeoServer
14 3 (0.40%) Jetty
Applications
1 12 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.53%) SPSS
3 3 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.27%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.53%) Relativity
2 2 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 307 (40.77%) Amazon AWS
2 203 (26.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 82 (10.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 64 (8.50%) Cloud Computing
5 43 (5.71%) AWS CloudFormation
6 34 (4.52%) Amazon EC2
7 30 (3.98%) OpenShift
8 29 (3.85%) Amazon EMR
9 28 (3.72%) SaaS
10 23 (3.05%) GitHub
11 16 (2.12%) IBM Cloud
12 6 (0.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 6 (0.80%) IaaS
12 6 (0.80%) PaaS
13 4 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.53%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.53%) Serverless
14 3 (0.40%) AWS Fargate
14 3 (0.40%) Office 365
14 3 (0.40%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 46 (6.11%) Firewall
2 29 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 25 (3.32%) VPN
4 20 (2.66%) HTTP
5 17 (2.26%) Internet
6 11 (1.46%) BGP
6 11 (1.46%) LAN
6 11 (1.46%) OSPF
6 11 (1.46%) SSL
6 11 (1.46%) WAN
7 10 (1.33%) DNS
8 7 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (0.80%) Junos
10 5 (0.66%) Broadband
10 5 (0.66%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.53%) Network Security
11 4 (0.53%) VLAN
11 4 (0.53%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (15.94%) Big Data
2 98 (13.01%) NoSQL
3 85 (11.29%) Hadoop
4 82 (10.89%) MySQL
5 80 (10.62%) MongoDB
6 48 (6.37%) PostgreSQL
7 42 (5.58%) SQL Server
8 34 (4.52%) Amazon Redshift
9 29 (3.85%) Amazon Athena
9 29 (3.85%) Flink
10 27 (3.59%) Relational Database
11 26 (3.45%) Apache Hive
12 16 (2.12%) Redis
13 15 (1.99%) Power BI
14 13 (1.73%) GIS
15 12 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (1.33%) Data Mining
17 9 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
17 9 (1.20%) Neo4j
18 8 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 188 (24.97%) Jenkins
2 103 (13.68%) Git (software)
3 91 (12.08%) JIRA
4 90 (11.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 77 (10.23%) TeamCity
6 69 (9.16%) Selenium
7 58 (7.70%) Octopus Deploy
8 34 (4.52%) Cucumber
9 32 (4.25%) Maven
10 28 (3.72%) JUnit
10 28 (3.72%) Travis CI
11 27 (3.59%) Gradle
12 26 (3.45%) Hudson
13 25 (3.32%) Bitbucket
14 24 (3.19%) Subversion
14 24 (3.19%) Vagrant
15 23 (3.05%) WebDriver
16 17 (2.26%) GitLab
17 15 (1.99%) EasyMock
18 13 (1.73%) SoapUI
General
1 127 (16.87%) Finance
2 35 (4.65%) Marketing
2 35 (4.65%) Retail
3 32 (4.25%) Electronics
4 29 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 26 (3.45%) Banking
6 22 (2.92%) Law
7 19 (2.52%) Manufacturing
8 17 (2.26%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.46%) Military
10 10 (1.33%) Games
11 7 (0.93%) Advertising
12 6 (0.80%) Legal
13 5 (0.66%) Back Office
14 4 (0.53%) Automotive
15 2 (0.27%) Billing
15 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 169 (22.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 133 (17.66%) Developer
3 72 (9.56%) Software Engineer
4 53 (7.04%) Linux Engineer
5 49 (6.51%) Java Engineer
6 44 (5.84%) Data Scientist
7 42 (5.58%) Java Developer
7 42 (5.58%) Senior DevOps
7 42 (5.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 42 (5.58%) Test Engineer
8 36 (4.78%) Architect
9 35 (4.65%) Java Software Engineer
10 34 (4.52%) Analyst
10 34 (4.52%) Python Developer
11 32 (4.25%) AWS DevOps
11 32 (4.25%) Data Engineer
12 31 (4.12%) AWS Engineer
13 30 (3.98%) Cloud Engineer
13 30 (3.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 30 (3.98%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (13.68%) Node.js
2 76 (10.09%) Web Services
3 70 (9.30%) Spring
4 63 (8.37%) HTML
5 60 (7.97%) CSS
6 56 (7.44%) .NET
7 48 (6.37%) Kafka
8 45 (5.98%) Elastic Stack
9 42 (5.58%) Java EE
10 41 (5.44%) React
11 39 (5.18%) AngularJS
12 35 (4.65%) RESTful
13 32 (4.25%) XML
14 31 (4.12%) LAMP
14 31 (4.12%) REST
15 30 (3.98%) JSON
16 29 (3.85%) Django
16 29 (3.85%) Spark Streaming
17 28 (3.72%) Hibernate
17 28 (3.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 71 (9.43%) Computer Science
2 59 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (6.24%) Fintech
4 33 (4.38%) Algorithms
5 29 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
6 28 (3.72%) Public Cloud
7 27 (3.59%) Mobile App
8 22 (2.92%) User Experience
9 21 (2.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 20 (2.66%) Data Structures
11 14 (1.86%) Internet of Things
11 14 (1.86%) Wiki
12 12 (1.59%) Management Information System
13 10 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
14 9 (1.20%) Clustering
14 9 (1.20%) Derivative
15 7 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (0.93%) NHS
16 6 (0.80%) Cyberattack
17 5 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 351 (46.61%) Linux
2 126 (16.73%) Windows
3 62 (8.23%) CentOS
4 47 (6.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 45 (5.98%) Unix
6 24 (3.19%) Android
7 20 (2.66%) Apple iOS
7 20 (2.66%) Ubuntu
8 11 (1.46%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.93%) Debian
9 7 (0.93%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.93%) Solaris
9 7 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.80%) AIX
11 5 (0.66%) FreeBSD
11 5 (0.66%) OpenBSD
12 3 (0.40%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.13%) Fedora
13 1 (0.13%) openSUSE
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (46.08%) DevOps
2 293 (38.91%) Agile Software Development
3 196 (26.03%) Continuous Integration
4 151 (20.05%) Configuration Management
5 150 (19.92%) Software Engineering
6 146 (19.39%) Open Source
7 132 (17.53%) Scrum
8 122 (16.20%) TDD
9 107 (14.21%) Test Automation
10 79 (10.49%) Data Science
10 79 (10.49%) Mathematics
11 76 (10.09%) Analytics
12 70 (9.30%) Mentoring
13 68 (9.03%) BDD
14 64 (8.50%) Machine Learning
15 59 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
16 56 (7.44%) Microservices
17 54 (7.17%) OO
18 52 (6.91%) Cybersecurity
19 51 (6.77%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 335 (44.49%) Java
2 191 (25.37%) Ruby
3 150 (19.92%) SQL
4 126 (16.73%) Perl
5 122 (16.20%) Bash Shell
6 116 (15.41%) C#
7 111 (14.74%) JavaScript
8 106 (14.08%) C++
9 89 (11.82%) Go
10 86 (11.42%) R
11 83 (11.02%) Scala
12 78 (10.36%) PHP
13 52 (6.91%) PowerShell
14 43 (5.71%) C
15 24 (3.19%) Java 8
16 20 (2.66%) Shell Script
17 11 (1.46%) VB.NET
18 10 (1.33%) Objective-C
19 9 (1.20%) Groovy
20 7 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 120 (15.94%) Degree
2 45 (5.98%) Numerate Degree
3 43 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (3.32%) Security Cleared
5 24 (3.19%) PhD
6 21 (2.79%) AWS Certification
7 20 (2.66%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (1.59%) CISSP
9 11 (1.46%) CCNA
9 11 (1.46%) GIAC
10 10 (1.33%) RHCE
10 10 (1.33%) RHCSA
11 8 (1.06%) Master's Degree
11 8 (1.06%) MCSE
11 8 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (1.06%) SANS
11 8 (1.06%) SC Cleared
12 7 (0.93%) CompTIA Security+
12 7 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.64%) QA
2 4 (0.53%) GDPR
2 4 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.53%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.27%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 1 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 207 (27.49%) Docker
2 42 (5.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (3.19%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.52%) vSphere
5 18 (2.39%) Active Directory
6 13 (1.73%) Xen
7 11 (1.46%) KVM
8 9 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (1.20%) VirtualBox
9 8 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.06%) XenServer
10 7 (0.93%) Ceph
10 7 (0.93%) Corosync
11 6 (0.80%) HDFS
12 4 (0.53%) DRBD
12 4 (0.53%) iptables
13 1 (0.13%) pfSense
13 1 (0.13%) PowerHA
13 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 223 (29.61%) Ansible
2 163 (21.65%) Puppet
3 152 (20.19%) Opscode Chef
4 144 (19.12%) Kubernetes
5 104 (13.81%) Terraform
6 68 (9.03%) Salt
7 43 (5.71%) Graphite
8 37 (4.91%) Packer
9 36 (4.78%) Nagios
10 31 (4.12%) Grafana
11 27 (3.59%) Consul
12 26 (3.45%) Docker Swarm
12 26 (3.45%) Prometheus
13 22 (2.92%) Opsview
14 19 (2.52%) ZABBIX
15 11 (1.46%) Kibana
16 8 (1.06%) SCCM
17 7 (0.93%) Cacti
17 7 (0.93%) Pacemaker
18 6 (0.80%) Rancher
Vendors
1 63 (8.37%) Red Hat
2 57 (7.57%) Google
3 53 (7.04%) VMware
4 52 (6.91%) Microsoft
5 47 (6.24%) Oracle
6 31 (4.12%) CA Agile Central
7 17 (2.26%) Cisco
7 17 (2.26%) SAP
8 16 (2.12%) SolarWinds
8 16 (2.12%) Tableau
9 13 (1.73%) Juniper
10 12 (1.59%) Splunk
11 10 (1.33%) CheckPoint
12 9 (1.20%) Intapp
13 6 (0.80%) Brocade
13 6 (0.80%) Ericsson
13 6 (0.80%) Foundry
14 5 (0.66%) Mapinfo
14 5 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.66%) Teradata