Period
to 30 October 2020

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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > North West
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 31 36
Rank change year-on-year +10 +5 +19
Permanent jobs citing Python 367 686 775
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 9.04% 6.81% 6.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.81% 13.29% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 342 583 614
Median annual salary £55,000 £54,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.92% +9.00% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,762 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,450 £73,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 2,322 5,161 6,350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 57.22% 51.25% 53.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,103 4,145 5,323
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Python as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python in the North West.

Salary trend for Python in the North West

Python
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python in the North West over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

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 30 October 2020. 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 +13 299 £55,000 - 114
Cheshire +9 47 £47,000 -8.29% 12
Lancashire +5 5 £45,000 +0.43% 1
Merseyside -16 4 £62,000 +20.98% 6
Cumbria +9 3 £45,000 - 1
Python
England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2020, 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.

1 130 (35.42%) Azure
2 127 (34.60%) AWS
3 121 (32.97%) DevOps
4 104 (28.34%) SQL
5 99 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
6 98 (26.70%) Linux
7 83 (22.62%) JavaScript
7 83 (22.62%) Terraform
8 77 (20.98%) Kubernetes
9 75 (20.44%) Software Engineering
10 74 (20.16%) Docker
11 73 (19.89%) Java
12 71 (19.35%) Analytics
13 69 (18.80%) Go
14 67 (18.26%) Ansible
15 64 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
16 60 (16.35%) Jenkins
17 58 (15.80%) Bash Shell
18 56 (15.26%) Puppet
18 56 (15.26%) Ruby
18 56 (15.26%) Data Lake
19 55 (14.99%) PowerShell
20 54 (14.71%) Microsoft
20 54 (14.71%) Databricks
21 53 (14.44%) C#
22 52 (14.17%) GCP
23 50 (13.62%) Windows
23 50 (13.62%) R
23 50 (13.62%) Git (software)
24 49 (13.35%) Big Data

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 17 (4.63%) Apache Spark
2 12 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (3.00%) Apache
3 11 (3.00%) nginx
4 8 (2.18%) OpenStack
5 5 (1.36%) Jupyter
6 4 (1.09%) CMS
7 3 (0.82%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.54%) Confluence
8 2 (0.54%) IIS
8 2 (0.54%) SAS
8 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.27%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (2.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.54%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.82%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 130 (35.42%) Azure
2 127 (34.60%) AWS
3 52 (14.17%) GCP
4 32 (8.72%) PaaS
5 31 (8.45%) IaaS
6 26 (7.08%) SaaS
7 22 (5.99%) AWS CloudFormation
8 20 (5.45%) Serverless
9 19 (5.18%) AWS Lambda
10 18 (4.90%) Power Platform
11 17 (4.63%) GitHub
12 16 (4.36%) Cloud Computing
13 13 (3.54%) Azure Data Factory
14 8 (2.18%) Amazon S3
15 7 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
16 6 (1.63%) Amazon EKS
17 5 (1.36%) Amazon SQS
18 4 (1.09%) Adobe Analytics
18 4 (1.09%) Google Analytics
19 3 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.18%) Skype
2 9 (2.45%) Internet
2 9 (2.45%) SSL
3 6 (1.63%) Firewall
3 6 (1.63%) Software-Defined Networking
3 6 (1.63%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.09%) HTTP
4 4 (1.09%) SNMP
5 3 (0.82%) DNS
5 3 (0.82%) Wireless
6 2 (0.54%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.54%) DHCP
6 2 (0.54%) Network Security
6 2 (0.54%) VLAN
7 1 (0.27%) 3G
7 1 (0.27%) 4G
7 1 (0.27%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.27%) MPLS
7 1 (0.27%) WAN
7 1 (0.27%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (15.26%) Data Lake
2 49 (13.35%) Big Data
3 39 (10.63%) NoSQL
4 30 (8.17%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (7.90%) SQL Server
6 25 (6.81%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (5.18%) HDInsight
8 18 (4.90%) MySQL
8 18 (4.90%) Power BI
9 17 (4.63%) Relational Database
10 16 (4.36%) Amazon Redshift
11 14 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (3.54%) Snowflake Schema
13 12 (3.27%) Redis
14 11 (3.00%) MongoDB
14 11 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (2.72%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 10 (2.72%) Azure SQL Database
16 7 (1.91%) Hadoop
16 7 (1.91%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 60 (16.35%) Jenkins
2 50 (13.62%) Git (software)
3 27 (7.36%) GitLab
4 22 (5.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 15 (4.09%) JIRA
6 10 (2.72%) TeamCity
7 9 (2.45%) Subversion
8 8 (2.18%) Mercurial
9 7 (1.91%) Bitbucket
9 7 (1.91%) Selenium
10 5 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.82%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.82%) Hudson
12 2 (0.54%) CircleCI
12 2 (0.54%) Postman
12 2 (0.54%) Selenium IDE
12 2 (0.54%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.27%) Bitbucket Server
13 1 (0.27%) Codeception
General
1 39 (10.63%) Finance
2 34 (9.26%) Law
3 18 (4.90%) Public Sector
4 10 (2.72%) Retail
5 8 (2.18%) Legal
6 7 (1.91%) Marketing
7 6 (1.63%) Electronics
7 6 (1.63%) Games
8 5 (1.36%) Advertising
8 5 (1.36%) Banking
9 3 (0.82%) Automotive
9 3 (0.82%) Local Government
10 2 (0.54%) Back Office
10 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (16.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 51 (13.90%) Developer
3 43 (11.72%) Software Engineer
4 38 (10.35%) Architect
5 36 (9.81%) Data Engineer
5 36 (9.81%) Solutions Architect
6 30 (8.17%) Azure Architect
7 29 (7.90%) AWS Engineer
8 27 (7.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 25 (6.81%) AWS DevOps
9 25 (6.81%) Cloud Architect
10 24 (6.54%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 19 (5.18%) Platform Engineer
12 18 (4.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 18 (4.90%) Python Engineer
13 17 (4.63%) Analyst
14 15 (4.09%) Data Scientist
15 14 (3.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 14 (3.81%) Senior Software Engineer
16 13 (3.54%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (9.26%) Node.js
2 28 (7.63%) HTML
3 25 (6.81%) .NET
3 25 (6.81%) AngularJS
3 25 (6.81%) CSS
4 17 (4.63%) Elastic Stack
5 16 (4.36%) React
6 15 (4.09%) Vue.js
7 13 (3.54%) Django
7 13 (3.54%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (2.72%) .NET Core
8 10 (2.72%) RESTful
9 9 (2.45%) Kafka
9 9 (2.45%) Redux
10 7 (1.91%) Flask
10 7 (1.91%) PySpark
11 6 (1.63%) Web Services
12 5 (1.36%) HTML5
12 5 (1.36%) REST
12 5 (1.36%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 64 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.36%) Mobile App
2 16 (4.36%) User Experience
3 15 (4.09%) Data Centre
3 15 (4.09%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (3.81%) Private Cloud
4 14 (3.81%) Public Cloud
5 11 (3.00%) Algorithms
6 8 (2.18%) PKI
7 7 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.91%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (1.63%) Enterprise Cloud
9 5 (1.36%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.36%) Cybercrime
9 5 (1.36%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.09%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.09%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (0.82%) Analytical Mindset
11 3 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 98 (26.70%) Linux
2 50 (13.62%) Windows
3 30 (8.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (7.08%) CentOS
5 17 (4.63%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.18%) Unix
7 7 (1.91%) Solaris
8 2 (0.54%) Android
9 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (32.97%) DevOps
2 99 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (20.44%) Software Engineering
4 71 (19.35%) Analytics
5 47 (12.81%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (12.53%) Configuration Management
6 46 (12.53%) Migration
7 45 (12.26%) Machine Learning
8 38 (10.35%) Microservices
9 37 (10.08%) Enterprise Architecture
10 36 (9.81%) Business Intelligence
10 36 (9.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 35 (9.54%) Problem-Solving
12 33 (8.99%) Infrastructure as Code
13 32 (8.72%) Data Science
14 29 (7.90%) Mentoring
14 29 (7.90%) TDD
15 28 (7.63%) Continuous Delivery
16 27 (7.36%) High Availability
16 27 (7.36%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 104 (28.34%) SQL
2 83 (22.62%) JavaScript
3 73 (19.89%) Java
4 69 (18.80%) Go
5 58 (15.80%) Bash Shell
6 56 (15.26%) Ruby
7 55 (14.99%) PowerShell
8 53 (14.44%) C#
9 50 (13.62%) R
10 27 (7.36%) C++
11 16 (4.36%) Scala
12 15 (4.09%) Perl
12 15 (4.09%) PHP
13 10 (2.72%) ES6
14 8 (2.18%) TypeScript
15 7 (1.91%) C
16 6 (1.63%) Kotlin
16 6 (1.63%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.63%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (6.81%) AWS Certification
2 17 (4.63%) RHCE
3 13 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (3.54%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.00%) Degree
4 11 (3.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (2.72%) MCSA
5 10 (2.72%) MCSE
5 10 (2.72%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.36%) CCIE
6 5 (1.36%) CCNA
6 5 (1.36%) CCNP
6 5 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.82%) MCPD
7 3 (0.82%) MCSD
8 1 (0.27%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.27%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.54%) QA
2 7 (1.91%) GDPR
3 2 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (20.16%) Docker
2 16 (4.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.72%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.91%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.82%) zsh
6 1 (0.27%) Firmware
6 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 83 (22.62%) Terraform
2 77 (20.98%) Kubernetes
3 67 (18.26%) Ansible
4 56 (15.26%) Puppet
5 26 (7.08%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (4.90%) Grafana
6 18 (4.90%) Prometheus
7 16 (4.36%) Graphite
8 9 (2.45%) SCCM
9 7 (1.91%) SCOM
10 5 (1.36%) SCOrch
11 4 (1.09%) vRealize
12 2 (0.54%) Consul
12 2 (0.54%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.54%) Nagios
12 2 (0.54%) Nessus
12 2 (0.54%) Packer
13 1 (0.27%) CFEngine
13 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
13 1 (0.27%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 54 (14.71%) Databricks
1 54 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 37 (10.08%) Sparx
2 37 (10.08%) VMware
3 24 (6.54%) Google
4 14 (3.81%) Red Hat
5 13 (3.54%) Splunk
6 8 (2.18%) Oracle
7 7 (1.91%) New Relic
7 7 (1.91%) Vertica
8 6 (1.63%) Adobe
8 6 (1.63%) Cognos
8 6 (1.63%) SaltStack
9 4 (1.09%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.82%) Cisco
10 3 (0.82%) Cloudera
10 3 (0.82%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.54%) Citrix
11 2 (0.54%) SAP
11 2 (0.54%) Siemens