Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > North West
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 28 39
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11 +12
Permanent jobs citing Python 500 756 801
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 7.93% 7.46% 6.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.90% 14.57% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 397 595 649
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,925 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.80% +5.85% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,100 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £76,031 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 3,355 5,187 7,111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 53.19% 51.17% 58.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2,770 4,051 5,949
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +3 386 £52,500 -4.55% 60
Cheshire +11 81 £53,750 +13.16% 10
Merseyside -7 14 £78,000 +102.60% 8
Lancashire +26 13 £40,000 -24.42% 7
Python
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 197 (39.40%) AWS
2 196 (39.20%) DevOps
3 192 (38.40%) Agile Software Development
4 172 (34.40%) Azure
5 159 (31.80%) Java
6 136 (27.20%) JavaScript
6 136 (27.20%) Linux
7 135 (27.00%) Docker
8 129 (25.80%) SQL
9 124 (24.80%) Kubernetes
10 123 (24.60%) Ansible
11 105 (21.00%) C#
11 105 (21.00%) Terraform
12 97 (19.40%) Git (software)
13 90 (18.00%) Puppet
14 88 (17.60%) Software Engineering
15 80 (16.00%) Ruby
15 80 (16.00%) Machine Learning
16 79 (15.80%) Bash Shell
17 78 (15.60%) Windows
17 78 (15.60%) Go
18 77 (15.40%) Jenkins
19 74 (14.80%) Analytics
19 74 (14.80%) PowerShell
20 73 (14.60%) Continuous Integration
21 65 (13.00%) VMware
22 63 (12.60%) HTML
22 63 (12.60%) Microsoft
22 63 (12.60%) Configuration Management
23 62 (12.40%) Opscode Chef

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 32 (6.40%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (6.00%) Apache
3 29 (5.80%) Apache Spark
4 26 (5.20%) OpenStack
5 10 (2.00%) Confluence
5 10 (2.00%) nginx
6 7 (1.40%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.20%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.00%) SAS
8 5 (1.00%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.00%) WordPress
9 4 (0.80%) Drupal
9 4 (0.80%) SilverStripe
10 3 (0.60%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.20%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.20%) Camunda
11 1 (0.20%) JBoss
11 1 (0.20%) Jetty
11 1 (0.20%) Luigi
11 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.40%) SPSS
2 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.20%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Magento
2 3 (0.60%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.20%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
3 1 (0.20%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 197 (39.40%) AWS
2 172 (34.40%) Azure
3 57 (11.40%) GCP
4 45 (9.00%) SaaS
5 31 (6.20%) AWS CloudFormation
6 27 (5.40%) Serverless
7 26 (5.20%) AWS Lambda
7 26 (5.20%) PaaS
8 21 (4.20%) Amazon S3
9 20 (4.00%) IaaS
10 17 (3.40%) Power Platform
11 15 (3.00%) Office 365
12 14 (2.80%) Slack
13 13 (2.60%) GitHub
14 12 (2.40%) Amazon ECS
14 12 (2.40%) Amazon Kinesis
14 12 (2.40%) OpenShift
15 10 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
15 10 (2.00%) AWS CodeCommit
15 10 (2.00%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.00%) Firewall
2 17 (3.40%) Internet
3 12 (2.40%) VPN
4 11 (2.20%) Network Security
4 11 (2.20%) Software-Defined Networking
5 9 (1.80%) HTTP
5 9 (1.80%) SAN
6 8 (1.60%) VLAN
7 7 (1.40%) LAN
7 7 (1.40%) WAN
8 6 (1.20%) SNMP
8 6 (1.20%) Unified Communications
8 6 (1.20%) VoIP
8 6 (1.20%) Wireless
9 5 (1.00%) Skype
9 5 (1.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.80%) DNS
10 4 (0.80%) OSPF
11 3 (0.60%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (11.60%) Big Data
2 52 (10.40%) SQL Server
3 50 (10.00%) MySQL
4 42 (8.40%) NoSQL
5 31 (6.20%) Data Lake
6 28 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (4.60%) Hadoop
8 22 (4.40%) Relational Database
9 19 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (3.40%) Amazon Athena
10 17 (3.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 17 (3.40%) Power BI
11 14 (2.80%) Amazon Redshift
11 14 (2.80%) MongoDB
12 13 (2.60%) Amazon RDS
12 13 (2.60%) HDInsight
13 11 (2.20%) Data Mining
13 11 (2.20%) Snowflake Schema
14 9 (1.80%) GIS
14 9 (1.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 97 (19.40%) Git (software)
2 77 (15.40%) Jenkins
3 45 (9.00%) JIRA
4 31 (6.20%) TeamCity
5 29 (5.80%) Bitbucket
6 24 (4.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 24 (4.80%) Octopus Deploy
7 21 (4.20%) GitLab
7 21 (4.20%) Selenium
8 19 (3.80%) Subversion
9 17 (3.40%) Maven
10 15 (3.00%) Cucumber
11 12 (2.40%) SoapUI
11 12 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (2.20%) Gatling
13 10 (2.00%) Vagrant
13 10 (2.00%) WebDriver
14 9 (1.80%) JMeter
15 7 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
16 6 (1.20%) TestComplete
General
1 54 (10.80%) Finance
2 25 (5.00%) Law
3 21 (4.20%) Games
3 21 (4.20%) Public Sector
4 18 (3.60%) Banking
5 16 (3.20%) Retail
6 13 (2.60%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.20%) Electronics
8 8 (1.60%) Marketing
9 7 (1.40%) Automotive
9 7 (1.40%) Back Office
10 5 (1.00%) Aerospace
10 5 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.60%) Local Government
11 3 (0.60%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.20%) Advertising
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 120 (24.00%) Developer
2 63 (12.60%) DevOps Engineer
3 53 (10.60%) Software Engineer
4 41 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 32 (6.40%) Platform Engineer
6 31 (6.20%) Software Developer
7 24 (4.80%) Architect
7 24 (4.80%) Cloud Architect
7 24 (4.80%) Data Engineer
8 23 (4.60%) AWS Engineer
9 22 (4.40%) Cloud Engineer
9 22 (4.40%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 22 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
10 21 (4.20%) Consultant
10 21 (4.20%) Python Developer
11 19 (3.80%) Junior
12 18 (3.60%) Graduate
13 17 (3.40%) Analyst
13 17 (3.40%) Lead Developer
14 16 (3.20%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (12.60%) HTML
2 58 (11.60%) Node.js
3 55 (11.00%) CSS
4 51 (10.20%) .NET
5 29 (5.80%) AngularJS
6 28 (5.60%) Web Services
7 24 (4.80%) RESTful
8 23 (4.60%) React
9 22 (4.40%) Elastic Stack
10 20 (4.00%) Spring
11 19 (3.80%) JSON
12 18 (3.60%) HTML5
13 15 (3.00%) Redux
14 14 (2.80%) REST
14 14 (2.80%) Spring Boot
15 11 (2.20%) CSS3
15 11 (2.20%) Ember.js
16 10 (2.00%) LAMP
16 10 (2.00%) Laravel
16 10 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.80%) Greenfield Project
3 28 (5.60%) Mobile App
4 27 (5.40%) User Experience
5 25 (5.00%) Algorithms
6 14 (2.80%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.20%) Internet of Things
8 9 (1.80%) Blog
8 9 (1.80%) Life Science
9 8 (1.60%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.60%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.40%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.20%) Cloud Native
11 6 (1.20%) Derivative
11 6 (1.20%) NHS
11 6 (1.20%) Online Games
11 6 (1.20%) Smartphone
11 6 (1.20%) Wiki
12 5 (1.00%) Acoustics
12 5 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 136 (27.20%) Linux
2 78 (15.60%) Windows
3 31 (6.20%) Unix
3 31 (6.20%) Windows Server
4 27 (5.40%) CentOS
5 16 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (2.00%) VMS
7 8 (1.60%) Android
8 7 (1.40%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.20%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.20%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (0.80%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.40%) HPUX
11 2 (0.40%) SUSE
12 1 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (39.20%) DevOps
2 192 (38.40%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (17.60%) Software Engineering
4 80 (16.00%) Machine Learning
5 74 (14.80%) Analytics
6 73 (14.60%) Continuous Integration
7 63 (12.60%) Configuration Management
8 54 (10.80%) Test Automation
9 49 (9.80%) Data Science
9 49 (9.80%) Infrastructure as Code
10 48 (9.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 46 (9.20%) Mentoring
11 46 (9.20%) Open Source
12 45 (9.00%) Scrum
13 43 (8.60%) High Availability
14 42 (8.40%) Microservices
15 41 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
16 40 (8.00%) OO
16 40 (8.00%) TDD
17 36 (7.20%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 159 (31.80%) Java
2 136 (27.20%) JavaScript
3 129 (25.80%) SQL
4 105 (21.00%) C#
5 80 (16.00%) Ruby
6 79 (15.80%) Bash Shell
7 78 (15.60%) Go
8 74 (14.80%) PowerShell
9 61 (12.20%) C++
10 46 (9.20%) R
11 42 (8.40%) Scala
12 40 (8.00%) PHP
13 34 (6.80%) C
14 31 (6.20%) Perl
15 30 (6.00%) Shell Script
16 20 (4.00%) Groovy
17 16 (3.20%) Java 8
18 11 (2.20%) VBScript
19 10 (2.00%) VB.NET
20 9 (1.80%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 45 (9.00%) Degree
2 33 (6.60%) Security Cleared
3 27 (5.40%) DV Cleared
4 23 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (3.40%) SC Cleared
7 15 (3.00%) CCNA
8 14 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
9 13 (2.60%) AWS Certification
10 12 (2.40%) MCSE
11 11 (2.20%) CCIE
11 11 (2.20%) CCNP
11 11 (2.20%) MCSD
11 11 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.40%) RHCE
13 6 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.20%) PhD
14 5 (1.00%) ISTQB
14 5 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (1.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.00%) GDPR
2 11 (2.20%) QA
3 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 135 (27.00%) Docker
2 53 (10.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (5.80%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.20%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.00%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.40%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.40%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.40%) XenApp
6 2 (0.40%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.20%) Firmware
7 1 (0.20%) NFS
7 1 (0.20%) Samba
7 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 124 (24.80%) Kubernetes
2 123 (24.60%) Ansible
3 105 (21.00%) Terraform
4 90 (18.00%) Puppet
5 62 (12.40%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (5.00%) Kibana
7 15 (3.00%) Docker Swarm
8 13 (2.60%) Grafana
9 12 (2.40%) logstash
10 11 (2.20%) Prometheus
11 8 (1.60%) Packer
12 6 (1.20%) Nagios
13 4 (0.80%) Cobbler
13 4 (0.80%) Consul
13 4 (0.80%) Graphite
14 1 (0.20%) Cacti
14 1 (0.20%) Galera Cluster
14 1 (0.20%) HAProxy
14 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
14 1 (0.20%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 65 (13.00%) VMware
2 63 (12.60%) Microsoft
3 39 (7.80%) Oracle
4 35 (7.00%) Google
5 32 (6.40%) Databricks
6 23 (4.60%) Sparx
7 22 (4.40%) Red Hat
8 17 (3.40%) Cisco
8 17 (3.40%) Splunk
9 12 (2.40%) IBM
10 11 (2.20%) Atlassian
10 11 (2.20%) Sitecore
11 10 (2.00%) Cloudera
11 10 (2.00%) SaltStack
12 9 (1.80%) HP
13 7 (1.40%) CA
13 7 (1.40%) CA Agile Central
13 7 (1.40%) Micro Focus
13 7 (1.40%) Tableau
13 7 (1.40%) Talend