Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 97 153
Rank change year-on-year +41 +56 +20
Permanent jobs citing Python 661 362 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.04% 3.04% 2.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.93% 5.58% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 542 316 236
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,500 £25,625
90th Percentile £69,500 £60,000 £63,750
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 7398 6487 6841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 56.42% 54.40% 51.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6233 5605 5862
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +39 521 £50,000 +17.65% 28
Cheshire 0 95 £45,000 +50.00% 5
Merseyside -7 19 £49,000 +30.67% 5
Lancashire +1 17 £41,250 +17.86% 1
Python
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 290 (43.87%) Java
2 266 (40.24%) Linux
3 254 (38.43%) Agile Software Development
4 223 (33.74%) SQL
5 209 (31.62%) DevOps
6 194 (29.35%) Ruby
7 188 (28.44%) Amazon AWS
7 188 (28.44%) Puppet
8 180 (27.23%) Opscode Chef
9 164 (24.81%) Big Data
10 154 (23.30%) Finance
11 144 (21.79%) Open Source
12 141 (21.33%) Ansible
13 139 (21.03%) Machine Learning
14 136 (20.57%) Hadoop
15 135 (20.42%) JavaScript
16 134 (20.27%) Unix
17 133 (20.12%) Bash Shell
18 125 (18.91%) Analytics
18 125 (18.91%) Windows
19 123 (18.61%) C++
19 123 (18.61%) Test Automation
20 116 (17.55%) Software Engineering
21 112 (16.94%) Continuous Integration
22 106 (16.04%) .NET
23 105 (15.89%) Degree
24 104 (15.73%) C#
25 103 (15.58%) Business Intelligence
26 98 (14.83%) Web Services
26 98 (14.83%) Marketing

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 94 (14.22%) Apache Spark
2 72 (10.89%) Apache
3 45 (6.81%) SAS
4 35 (5.30%) OpenStack
5 29 (4.39%) Tomcat
6 26 (3.93%) Confluence
7 25 (3.78%) CloudStack
7 25 (3.78%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (2.12%) Apache Pig
9 13 (1.97%) nginx
10 9 (1.36%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.91%) JBoss
11 6 (0.91%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.76%) OpenEdge
13 4 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.61%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.61%) IIS
13 4 (0.61%) WordPress
14 3 (0.45%) Apache Airflow
14 3 (0.45%) Tornado
Applications
1 17 (2.57%) SPSS
2 7 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.91%) S-PLUS
3 6 (0.91%) Stata
4 3 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.15%) Weka
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 188 (28.44%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (11.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 36 (5.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 20 (3.03%) Amazon EMR
6 11 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (1.51%) OpenShift
8 7 (1.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 7 (1.06%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.91%) GitHub
10 5 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 5 (0.76%) PaaS
11 4 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.61%) SaaS
12 3 (0.45%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.30%) Office 365
14 1 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
14 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.15%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.99%) HTTP
2 31 (4.69%) Firewall
3 22 (3.33%) WAN
4 21 (3.18%) TCP/IP
5 16 (2.42%) Internet
6 13 (1.97%) BGP
6 13 (1.97%) OSPF
6 13 (1.97%) VPN
7 12 (1.82%) Ethernet
8 10 (1.51%) AMQP
8 10 (1.51%) DNS
8 10 (1.51%) IP Telephony
8 10 (1.51%) LAN
8 10 (1.51%) Multicast
8 10 (1.51%) SSL
8 10 (1.51%) Wireless
9 9 (1.36%) LDAP
10 8 (1.21%) EIGRP
11 7 (1.06%) BIG-IP
11 7 (1.06%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (24.81%) Big Data
2 136 (20.57%) Hadoop
3 90 (13.62%) SQL Server
4 86 (13.01%) MySQL
5 74 (11.20%) Relational Database
6 42 (6.35%) MongoDB
7 41 (6.20%) NoSQL
8 36 (5.45%) Apache Hive
9 33 (4.99%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (3.48%) Redis
11 22 (3.33%) Data Mining
12 21 (3.18%) Amazon Redshift
13 16 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (1.97%) RDBMS
15 11 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (1.51%) QlikView
17 7 (1.06%) Riak
18 6 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 6 (0.91%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 92 (13.92%) Jenkins
2 66 (9.98%) Git (software)
3 63 (9.53%) JIRA
4 50 (7.56%) Selenium
5 45 (6.81%) Cucumber
6 35 (5.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 29 (4.39%) JUnit
8 26 (3.93%) TeamCity
9 19 (2.87%) GitLab
10 17 (2.57%) EasyMock
11 16 (2.42%) Vagrant
12 13 (1.97%) Bitbucket
13 11 (1.66%) JMeter
14 10 (1.51%) Gatling
14 10 (1.51%) LoadRunner
15 9 (1.36%) Maven
15 9 (1.36%) Visual Studio
16 8 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
16 8 (1.21%) PyCharm
17 7 (1.06%) Calabash
General
1 154 (23.30%) Finance
2 98 (14.83%) Marketing
3 94 (14.22%) Telecoms
4 87 (13.16%) Electronics
5 84 (12.71%) Manufacturing
6 35 (5.30%) Banking
7 34 (5.14%) Retail
8 17 (2.57%) Games
9 14 (2.12%) Advertising
10 11 (1.66%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.66%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.91%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
12 5 (0.76%) Military
13 4 (0.61%) Legal
14 2 (0.30%) Automotive
14 2 (0.30%) Publishing
15 1 (0.15%) Billing
15 1 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 148 (22.39%) Developer
2 130 (19.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 77 (11.65%) Software Engineer
4 56 (8.47%) Linux Engineer
5 53 (8.02%) Data Scientist
6 51 (7.72%) Java Developer
7 47 (7.11%) Cloud Engineer
8 44 (6.66%) Software Developer
9 43 (6.51%) Python Developer
10 42 (6.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 40 (6.05%) Analyst
12 39 (5.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 36 (5.45%) Architect
14 30 (4.54%) Java Engineer
15 28 (4.24%) Cloud Architect
15 28 (4.24%) Junior
16 27 (4.08%) DevOps Architect
16 27 (4.08%) Junior Developer
17 26 (3.93%) AWS Engineer
17 26 (3.93%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (16.04%) .NET
2 98 (14.83%) Web Services
3 90 (13.62%) HTML
4 66 (9.98%) CSS
5 50 (7.56%) Spring
6 45 (6.81%) Node.js
7 42 (6.35%) AngularJS
8 36 (5.45%) RabbitMQ
9 33 (4.99%) SOAP
10 32 (4.84%) jQuery
10 32 (4.84%) REST
11 29 (4.39%) HTML5
12 27 (4.08%) Django
13 26 (3.93%) Java EE
14 25 (3.78%) LAMP
14 25 (3.78%) MSMQ
15 24 (3.63%) Hibernate
15 24 (3.63%) JSON
15 24 (3.63%) Middleware
15 24 (3.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 84 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (7.11%) Public Cloud
3 45 (6.81%) Algorithms
3 45 (6.81%) Computer Science
4 22 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (3.18%) Data Structures
6 18 (2.72%) Linux Command Line
7 15 (2.27%) Cyberthreat
7 15 (2.27%) iPad
8 14 (2.12%) Wiki
9 11 (1.66%) User Experience
10 7 (1.06%) Data Centre
11 6 (0.91%) Clustering
11 6 (0.91%) Fintech
12 5 (0.76%) Life Science
12 5 (0.76%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.76%) PKI
13 4 (0.61%) Cyber Defence
13 4 (0.61%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.61%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 266 (40.24%) Linux
2 134 (20.27%) Unix
3 125 (18.91%) Windows
4 41 (6.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (5.60%) CentOS
6 10 (1.51%) Windows Server
6 10 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.36%) Ubuntu
8 8 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.91%) SUSE
10 3 (0.45%) AIX
10 3 (0.45%) Debian
11 2 (0.30%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.30%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.30%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.15%) Fedora
12 1 (0.15%) HPUX
12 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (38.43%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (31.62%) DevOps
3 144 (21.79%) Open Source
4 139 (21.03%) Machine Learning
5 125 (18.91%) Analytics
6 123 (18.61%) Test Automation
7 116 (17.55%) Software Engineering
8 112 (16.94%) Continuous Integration
9 103 (15.58%) Business Intelligence
10 93 (14.07%) TDD
11 88 (13.31%) Scrum
12 85 (12.86%) Configuration Management
13 81 (12.25%) Digital Marketing
14 80 (12.10%) Programme Management
15 61 (9.23%) Mathematics
16 59 (8.93%) OO
17 51 (7.72%) Continuous Delivery
18 43 (6.51%) ITIL
19 42 (6.35%) Data Analytics
20 39 (5.90%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 290 (43.87%) Java
2 223 (33.74%) SQL
3 194 (29.35%) Ruby
4 135 (20.42%) JavaScript
5 133 (20.12%) Bash Shell
6 123 (18.61%) C++
7 104 (15.73%) C#
8 96 (14.52%) Shell Script
9 81 (12.25%) Perl
10 74 (11.20%) PHP
11 70 (10.59%) R
12 59 (8.93%) Go
13 54 (8.17%) C
14 52 (7.87%) Scala
15 40 (6.05%) MATLAB
16 29 (4.39%) Clojure
17 26 (3.93%) PowerShell
18 22 (3.33%) Haskell
19 4 (0.61%) Groovy
19 4 (0.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 105 (15.89%) Degree
2 53 (8.02%) PhD
3 34 (5.14%) Security Cleared
4 20 (3.03%) ISTQB
5 17 (2.57%) DV Cleared
5 17 (2.57%) ISEB
6 15 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (1.36%) Numerate Degree
8 8 (1.21%) CCIE
8 8 (1.21%) CCNP
8 8 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.21%) HND
9 5 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.61%) SANS
11 3 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.30%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.30%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.15%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.15%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.60%) QA
2 14 (2.12%) GCP
3 4 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.15%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 88 (13.31%) Docker
2 29 (4.39%) vSphere
3 25 (3.78%) Xen
3 25 (3.78%) XenServer
4 24 (3.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (2.72%) Hyper-V
6 13 (1.97%) Active Directory
7 6 (0.91%) Firmware
8 5 (0.76%) HDFS
8 5 (0.76%) PowerHA
9 4 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.45%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.30%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.15%) etcd
12 1 (0.15%) flannel
12 1 (0.15%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 188 (28.44%) Puppet
2 180 (27.23%) Opscode Chef
3 141 (21.33%) Ansible
4 51 (7.72%) Kubernetes
5 27 (4.08%) Cobbler
5 27 (4.08%) Terraform
6 26 (3.93%) Mesos
7 25 (3.78%) Tivoli
8 14 (2.12%) Nagios
9 12 (1.82%) Salt
10 10 (1.51%) Packer
11 7 (1.06%) FortiGate
12 6 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.91%) SCCM
13 5 (0.76%) CFEngine
13 5 (0.76%) Docker Swarm
14 4 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
14 4 (0.61%) Kibana
14 4 (0.61%) RANCID
14 4 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 86 (13.01%) SAP
2 84 (12.71%) Google
3 73 (11.04%) Oracle
4 49 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 48 (7.26%) VMware
6 25 (3.78%) EnterpriseDB
7 22 (3.33%) Microsoft
8 21 (3.18%) SaltStack
9 19 (2.87%) Atlassian
10 17 (2.57%) Cisco
11 14 (2.12%) IBM
12 12 (1.82%) Tableau
13 11 (1.66%) F5
13 11 (1.66%) HP
14 10 (1.51%) Cloudera
14 10 (1.51%) Juniper
15 9 (1.36%) Rackspace
15 9 (1.36%) Teradata
16 8 (1.21%) Veeam
16 8 (1.21%) Yahoo!