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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 86 132
Rank change year-on-year +36 +46  
Permanent jobs citing Python 379 171 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.54% 3.05% 2.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.46% 5.68% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 316 141 102
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,875 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 4005 3012 3289
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.49% 53.71% 52.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3434 2601 2796
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Python as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +40 319 £46,000 +2.22% 38
Cheshire -19 47 £35,000 +20.68% 7
Merseyside -14 7 £37,750 +0.66% 4
Lancashire 0 5 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Python
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 311 (45.20%) Java
2 283 (41.13%) Agile Software Development
3 253 (36.77%) Linux
4 237 (34.45%) DevOps
5 219 (31.83%) SQL
6 209 (30.38%) Ruby
7 180 (26.16%) Puppet
8 179 (26.02%) Big Data
9 176 (25.58%) Opscode Chef
10 175 (25.44%) Amazon AWS
11 161 (23.40%) C++
12 142 (20.64%) Hadoop
13 137 (19.91%) C#
14 136 (19.77%) Ansible
15 130 (18.90%) Machine Learning
15 130 (18.90%) JavaScript
16 124 (18.02%) Test Automation
16 124 (18.02%) Open Source
16 124 (18.02%) Bash Shell
17 123 (17.88%) Analytics
18 122 (17.73%) Perl
18 122 (17.73%) Continuous Integration
19 117 (17.01%) Unix
20 115 (16.72%) Windows
20 115 (16.72%) Degree
20 115 (16.72%) Software Engineering
21 114 (16.57%) Finance
22 107 (15.55%) Apache Spark
23 106 (15.41%) Scrum
24 99 (14.39%) .NET

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
1 107 (15.55%) Apache Spark
2 60 (8.72%) Apache
3 51 (7.41%) OpenStack
4 31 (4.51%) Elasticsearch
5 30 (4.36%) CloudStack
5 30 (4.36%) SAS
6 25 (3.63%) Apache Pig
7 22 (3.20%) Tomcat
8 21 (3.05%) Confluence
9 15 (2.18%) nginx
10 12 (1.74%) WebLogic
10 12 (1.74%) WebSphere
11 8 (1.16%) OpenEdge
12 6 (0.87%) JBoss
13 5 (0.73%) Jetty
14 4 (0.58%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.58%) WordPress
15 3 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
15 3 (0.44%) Apache Solr
16 2 (0.29%) MQSeries
Applications
1 16 (2.33%) SPSS
2 14 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.44%) S-PLUS
4 3 (0.44%) Stata
5 2 (0.29%) HipChat
5 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) Weka
Business Applications
1 68 (9.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.44%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.15%) Magento
3 1 (0.15%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.15%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.15%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 175 (25.44%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (11.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (8.72%) Google Cloud Platform
4 36 (5.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 22 (3.20%) Amazon EMR
6 20 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (1.89%) Amazon S3
7 13 (1.89%) OpenShift
8 10 (1.45%) Amazon Kinesis
9 9 (1.31%) Amazon SQS
9 9 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (1.31%) GitHub
10 5 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (0.73%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.58%) PaaS
12 3 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.44%) SaaS
13 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.63%) Firewall
2 23 (3.34%) HTTP
3 17 (2.47%) WAN
4 16 (2.33%) Internet
4 16 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.89%) DNS
6 12 (1.74%) Kerberos
7 8 (1.16%) BGP
7 8 (1.16%) Ethernet
7 8 (1.16%) SAN
7 8 (1.16%) SSL
8 7 (1.02%) OSPF
9 6 (0.87%) Skype
9 6 (0.87%) VoIP
9 6 (0.87%) VPN
10 5 (0.73%) Asterisk PBX
10 5 (0.73%) Broadband
10 5 (0.73%) LAN
11 4 (0.58%) EIGRP
11 4 (0.58%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (26.02%) Big Data
2 142 (20.64%) Hadoop
3 90 (13.08%) MySQL
4 84 (12.21%) Relational Database
5 64 (9.30%) SQL Server
6 44 (6.40%) Apache Hive
7 30 (4.36%) NoSQL
8 27 (3.92%) MongoDB
9 22 (3.20%) RDBMS
10 21 (3.05%) Amazon Redshift
11 20 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (2.76%) Data Mining
13 18 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (1.89%) QlikView
16 11 (1.60%) Redis
17 8 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 8 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 7 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 6 (0.87%) Impala
Development Applications
1 97 (14.10%) Jenkins
2 64 (9.30%) Selenium
3 57 (8.28%) Cucumber
4 53 (7.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 53 (7.70%) JIRA
5 51 (7.41%) Git (software)
6 28 (4.07%) JUnit
6 28 (4.07%) TeamCity
7 19 (2.76%) EasyMock
8 17 (2.47%) GoCD
9 14 (2.03%) GitLab
9 14 (2.03%) LoadRunner
10 13 (1.89%) Bitbucket
10 13 (1.89%) Hudson
10 13 (1.89%) JMeter
10 13 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
11 12 (1.74%) Sonatype Nexus
11 12 (1.74%) Subversion
12 9 (1.31%) Gatling
12 9 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 114 (16.57%) Finance
2 91 (13.23%) Marketing
3 81 (11.77%) Telecoms
4 77 (11.19%) Electronics
5 74 (10.76%) Manufacturing
6 43 (6.25%) Retail
7 28 (4.07%) Banking
8 24 (3.49%) Games
9 12 (1.74%) Military
10 11 (1.60%) Advertising
11 9 (1.31%) Aerospace
12 6 (0.87%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.58%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.58%) Legal
15 1 (0.15%) Billing
15 1 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 189 (27.47%) Developer
2 127 (18.46%) DevOps Engineer
3 74 (10.76%) Java Developer
4 72 (10.47%) Software Engineer
5 64 (9.30%) Software Developer
6 52 (7.56%) Data Scientist
6 52 (7.56%) Python Developer
7 49 (7.12%) Linux Engineer
8 45 (6.54%) Java Software Developer
9 44 (6.40%) Analyst
10 42 (6.10%) Architect
11 38 (5.52%) Cloud Engineer
11 38 (5.52%) Java Engineer
12 33 (4.80%) Java Software Engineer
12 33 (4.80%) Junior
12 33 (4.80%) Platform Engineer
13 32 (4.65%) Cloud Architect
14 31 (4.51%) DevOps Architect
14 31 (4.51%) Junior Developer
15 30 (4.36%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (14.39%) .NET
2 81 (11.77%) HTML
3 68 (9.88%) Web Services
4 59 (8.58%) CSS
5 49 (7.12%) Spring
6 41 (5.96%) Java EE
7 40 (5.81%) AngularJS
8 34 (4.94%) Django
9 33 (4.80%) RabbitMQ
10 28 (4.07%) Node.js
11 27 (3.92%) Hibernate
11 27 (3.92%) jQuery
12 25 (3.63%) HTML5
13 22 (3.20%) Middleware
13 22 (3.20%) MSMQ
14 21 (3.05%) CSS3
15 19 (2.76%) SOAP
16 18 (2.62%) LAMP
16 18 (2.62%) XML
17 17 (2.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 77 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 49 (7.12%) Algorithms
4 40 (5.81%) Public Cloud
5 34 (4.94%) Greenfield Project
6 26 (3.78%) Data Structures
7 20 (2.91%) Cyberthreat
8 15 (2.18%) iPad
8 15 (2.18%) Linux Command Line
9 12 (1.74%) PKI
9 12 (1.74%) Wiki
10 11 (1.60%) Clustering
10 11 (1.60%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.16%) User Experience
12 6 (0.87%) mHealth
13 4 (0.58%) Blog
13 4 (0.58%) Cyber Defence
13 4 (0.58%) Data Centre
14 3 (0.44%) Credit Risk
14 3 (0.44%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 253 (36.77%) Linux
2 117 (17.01%) Unix
3 115 (16.72%) Windows
4 47 (6.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (4.65%) CentOS
6 12 (1.74%) Ubuntu
7 9 (1.31%) Android
7 9 (1.31%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.16%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.87%) Debian
10 4 (0.58%) HPUX
10 4 (0.58%) Solaris
10 4 (0.58%) SUSE
11 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.29%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.29%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.15%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.15%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (41.13%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (34.45%) DevOps
3 130 (18.90%) Machine Learning
4 124 (18.02%) Open Source
4 124 (18.02%) Test Automation
5 123 (17.88%) Analytics
6 122 (17.73%) Continuous Integration
7 115 (16.72%) Software Engineering
8 106 (15.41%) Scrum
9 90 (13.08%) Business Intelligence
10 86 (12.50%) Configuration Management
11 71 (10.32%) TDD
12 69 (10.03%) Digital Marketing
13 68 (9.88%) Programme Management
14 60 (8.72%) Mathematics
15 58 (8.43%) Test Scripting
16 56 (8.14%) OO
17 47 (6.83%) Data Analytics
18 44 (6.40%) SDLC
19 43 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 311 (45.20%) Java
2 219 (31.83%) SQL
3 209 (30.38%) Ruby
4 161 (23.40%) C++
5 137 (19.91%) C#
6 130 (18.90%) JavaScript
7 124 (18.02%) Bash Shell
8 122 (17.73%) Perl
9 80 (11.63%) Shell Script
10 78 (11.34%) C
11 70 (10.17%) R
12 61 (8.87%) PHP
13 54 (7.85%) Go
14 44 (6.40%) Scala
15 41 (5.96%) MATLAB
16 34 (4.94%) PowerShell
17 29 (4.22%) Clojure
18 20 (2.91%) Haskell
19 12 (1.74%) T-SQL
20 7 (1.02%) Korn
Qualifications
1 115 (16.72%) Degree
2 66 (9.59%) PhD
3 51 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 37 (5.38%) ISTQB
5 34 (4.94%) ISEB
6 32 (4.65%) Numerate Degree
7 30 (4.36%) DV Cleared
8 23 (3.34%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (1.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (1.02%) AWS Certification
10 7 (1.02%) HND
11 6 (0.87%) CCNP
11 6 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.87%) Postgraduate
12 4 (0.58%) CCIE
12 4 (0.58%) SANS
13 3 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.44%) Master's Degree
14 2 (0.29%) SC Cleared
15 1 (0.15%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.09%) QA
2 9 (1.31%) GCP
3 5 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.73%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 84 (12.21%) Docker
2 40 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (4.80%) vSphere
4 30 (4.36%) Hyper-V
4 30 (4.36%) Xen
5 29 (4.22%) XenServer
6 14 (2.03%) Active Directory
7 9 (1.31%) HDFS
7 9 (1.31%) PowerHA
8 6 (0.87%) Firmware
9 3 (0.44%) KVM
9 3 (0.44%) NFS
10 2 (0.29%) Postfix
10 2 (0.29%) qmail
11 1 (0.15%) etcd
11 1 (0.15%) flannel
11 1 (0.15%) Kamailio
11 1 (0.15%) OpenSIPS
11 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 180 (26.16%) Puppet
2 176 (25.58%) Opscode Chef
3 136 (19.77%) Ansible
4 40 (5.81%) Terraform
5 30 (4.36%) Cobbler
5 30 (4.36%) Tivoli
6 29 (4.22%) Kubernetes
7 22 (3.20%) Mesos
8 18 (2.62%) Nagios
9 14 (2.03%) Salt
10 12 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (1.45%) Packer
12 9 (1.31%) CFEngine
13 7 (1.02%) Docker Swarm
14 6 (0.87%) FortiGate
15 5 (0.73%) Kibana
15 5 (0.73%) logstash
16 4 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
16 4 (0.58%) OpenNMS
16 4 (0.58%) RANCID
Vendors
1 89 (12.94%) Google
2 78 (11.34%) Oracle
3 70 (10.17%) SAP
4 65 (9.45%) VMware
5 60 (8.72%) Red Hat
6 29 (4.22%) EnterpriseDB
7 20 (2.91%) Atlassian
7 20 (2.91%) Microsoft
8 19 (2.76%) HP
9 16 (2.33%) Cisco
9 16 (2.33%) Cloudera
10 12 (1.74%) Tableau
11 11 (1.60%) Yahoo!
12 9 (1.31%) Juniper
12 9 (1.31%) Rackspace
12 9 (1.31%) Veritas
13 8 (1.16%) IBM
14 7 (1.02%) Foundry
14 7 (1.02%) Veeam
14 7 (1.02%) Zerto
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits and incentives.
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 85,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benfits, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus inc remote working
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Agile Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Unltd Holidays, Bonus and shares!
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Outstanding + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £25000 - £55000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonuses
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Car finance 247
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Incredible bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheshire
Source Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 14 days ago