Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > North West
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 36 54
Rank change year-on-year +5 +18 +48
Permanent jobs citing Python 761 806 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.25% 6.65% 5.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.42% 12.00% 9.15%
Number of salaries quoted 566 620 568
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £69,575
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 5,277 6,715 7,571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 50.28% 55.42% 57.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4,055 5,642 6,429
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 20 August 2019.

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 20 August 2019. 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 +8 542 £55,000 +10.00% 130
Cheshire +8 115 £47,500 - 29
Merseyside +7 51 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Lancashire +3 45 £46,154 +19.11% 8
Cumbria 0 4 - - 1
Python
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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.

1 268 (35.22%) Java
2 252 (33.11%) Linux
3 235 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
4 232 (30.49%) Amazon AWS
5 220 (28.91%) Software Engineering
6 209 (27.46%) DevOps
7 176 (23.13%) C++
8 173 (22.73%) JavaScript
9 159 (20.89%) Ruby
10 155 (20.37%) C#
11 148 (19.45%) Docker
12 142 (18.66%) SQL
13 138 (18.13%) Microsoft Azure
14 135 (17.74%) Ansible
15 124 (16.29%) Jenkins
16 117 (15.37%) Node.js
17 114 (14.98%) Analytical Skills
18 113 (14.85%) Windows
18 113 (14.85%) Test Automation
19 111 (14.59%) Git (software)
20 101 (13.27%) Terraform
21 99 (13.01%) Kubernetes
21 99 (13.01%) C
22 94 (12.35%) Analytics
23 93 (12.22%) Computer Science
24 89 (11.70%) Finance
24 89 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
25 88 (11.56%) Machine Learning
26 87 (11.43%) Data Science
26 87 (11.43%) HTML

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 54 (7.10%) Apache Spark
2 31 (4.07%) Elasticsearch
3 26 (3.42%) Confluence
4 22 (2.89%) Apache
5 21 (2.76%) SAS
6 12 (1.58%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.31%) IIS
8 9 (1.18%) nginx
9 8 (1.05%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.92%) Tuxedo
11 4 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.53%) CloudStack
11 4 (0.53%) Resin
12 3 (0.39%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.39%) CMS
12 3 (0.39%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.26%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.26%) JBoss
13 2 (0.26%) WordPress
14 1 (0.13%) GlassFish
Applications
1 12 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.53%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.53%) Stata
3 3 (0.39%) GNU Octave
3 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.26%) SPSS
5 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.13%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 232 (30.49%) Amazon AWS
2 138 (18.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (10.51%) Google Cloud Platform
4 69 (9.07%) Serverless
5 48 (6.31%) AWS Lambda
6 43 (5.65%) Amazon S3
7 38 (4.99%) Power Platform
8 32 (4.20%) GitHub
9 28 (3.68%) Amazon EC2
10 27 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
11 24 (3.15%) AWS CloudFormation
12 23 (3.02%) SaaS
13 21 (2.76%) Datadog
13 21 (2.76%) Office 365
14 20 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
15 19 (2.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 19 (2.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 19 (2.50%) Slack
16 16 (2.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 13 (1.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.20%) DNS
2 28 (3.68%) VLAN
3 27 (3.55%) Broadband
4 24 (3.15%) Firewall
5 18 (2.37%) DHCP
5 18 (2.37%) MPLS
6 15 (1.97%) BGP
6 15 (1.97%) HSRP
6 15 (1.97%) OSPF
6 15 (1.97%) VRRP
7 14 (1.84%) IPv6
8 13 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (1.71%) Cisco Firepower
8 13 (1.71%) TCP/IP
9 11 (1.45%) Internet
10 9 (1.18%) Kerberos
10 9 (1.18%) VPN
11 8 (1.05%) VPLS
11 8 (1.05%) VXLAN
11 8 (1.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (11.17%) MySQL
2 67 (8.80%) Big Data
3 61 (8.02%) NoSQL
3 61 (8.02%) PostgreSQL
4 57 (7.49%) Relational Database
5 41 (5.39%) SQL Server
6 38 (4.99%) Power BI
7 33 (4.34%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (3.94%) Amazon RDS
9 29 (3.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 27 (3.55%) Hadoop
11 25 (3.29%) Data Mining
11 25 (3.29%) MongoDB
12 19 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (1.84%) Redis
14 13 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (1.71%) Apache Hive
14 13 (1.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 12 (1.58%) Neo4j
16 11 (1.45%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 124 (16.29%) Jenkins
2 111 (14.59%) Git (software)
3 59 (7.75%) Selenium
4 52 (6.83%) JIRA
5 31 (4.07%) Maven
6 29 (3.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 25 (3.29%) Gradle
8 24 (3.15%) TeamCity
9 23 (3.02%) WebDriver
10 21 (2.76%) Cucumber
11 19 (2.50%) JUnit
12 16 (2.10%) Bitbucket
13 15 (1.97%) Gatling
13 15 (1.97%) Octopus Deploy
14 14 (1.84%) GitLab
15 12 (1.58%) CircleCI
16 11 (1.45%) git-flow
16 11 (1.45%) RSpec
16 11 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
17 10 (1.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 89 (11.70%) Finance
2 51 (6.70%) Public Sector
3 44 (5.78%) Marketing
4 42 (5.52%) Retail
5 36 (4.73%) Banking
6 23 (3.02%) Electronics
7 20 (2.63%) Telecoms
8 19 (2.50%) Manufacturing
9 17 (2.23%) Games
10 14 (1.84%) Automotive
10 14 (1.84%) Law
10 14 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (1.05%) Legal
12 4 (0.53%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.53%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.53%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Avionics
13 1 (0.13%) French Language
13 1 (0.13%) Local Government
13 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 242 (31.80%) Developer
2 124 (16.29%) Software Engineer
3 95 (12.48%) DevOps Engineer
4 78 (10.25%) Python Developer
5 66 (8.67%) Java Developer
6 60 (7.88%) Cloud Engineer
7 50 (6.57%) Senior Developer
8 47 (6.18%) AWS Engineer
9 46 (6.04%) C++ Developer
10 44 (5.78%) Graduate
11 42 (5.52%) Software Developer
12 39 (5.12%) C# Developer
13 38 (4.99%) Junior
14 37 (4.86%) Data Engineer
14 37 (4.86%) Linux Engineer
15 35 (4.60%) C++/Java Developer
15 35 (4.60%) Graduate Developer
16 34 (4.47%) Data Scientist
17 33 (4.34%) Python Engineer
18 32 (4.20%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (15.37%) Node.js
2 87 (11.43%) HTML
3 82 (10.78%) CSS
4 70 (9.20%) AngularJS
5 48 (6.31%) .NET
6 46 (6.04%) RESTful
6 46 (6.04%) Spring
7 45 (5.91%) XML
8 38 (4.99%) JSON
9 37 (4.86%) Web Services
10 32 (4.20%) Elastic Stack
11 30 (3.94%) React
12 27 (3.55%) SOAP
13 26 (3.42%) Hibernate
14 25 (3.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 24 (3.15%) Ajax
15 24 (3.15%) jQuery
16 23 (3.02%) REST
17 20 (2.63%) HTML5
17 20 (2.63%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 114 (14.98%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (9.99%) Algorithms
3 50 (6.57%) User Experience
4 37 (4.86%) Public Cloud
5 32 (4.20%) Linux Command Line
6 31 (4.07%) Mobile App
7 30 (3.94%) Hedge funds
8 28 (3.68%) Data Structures
9 27 (3.55%) Derivative
9 27 (3.55%) Greenfield Project
10 25 (3.29%) Smartphone
11 24 (3.15%) Robotics
12 17 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
13 16 (2.10%) Data Centre
14 15 (1.97%) Blog
15 14 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (1.58%) Embedded Systems
17 11 (1.45%) Augmented Reality
18 9 (1.18%) ASIC
19 8 (1.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 252 (33.11%) Linux
2 113 (14.85%) Windows
3 48 (6.31%) Android
4 45 (5.91%) Unix
5 36 (4.73%) Windows Server
6 31 (4.07%) CentOS
7 25 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (1.71%) AIX
8 13 (1.71%) Mac OS X
8 13 (1.71%) Ubuntu
8 13 (1.71%) Windows 10
9 12 (1.58%) Apple iOS
10 9 (1.18%) Amazon Linux
10 9 (1.18%) Debian
10 9 (1.18%) Fedora
10 9 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.92%) VME
12 4 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.39%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (28.91%) Software Engineering
3 209 (27.46%) DevOps
4 113 (14.85%) Test Automation
5 94 (12.35%) Analytics
6 93 (12.22%) Computer Science
7 89 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
8 88 (11.56%) Machine Learning
9 87 (11.43%) Data Science
10 86 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
11 85 (11.17%) Business Intelligence
12 81 (10.64%) Mathematics
13 77 (10.12%) Open Source
14 76 (9.99%) TDD
15 67 (8.80%) Scrum
16 65 (8.54%) BDD
17 63 (8.28%) Fintech
18 61 (8.02%) Artificial Intelligence
19 55 (7.23%) Mentoring
19 55 (7.23%) OO
Programming Languages
1 268 (35.22%) Java
2 176 (23.13%) C++
3 173 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 159 (20.89%) Ruby
5 155 (20.37%) C#
6 142 (18.66%) SQL
7 99 (13.01%) C
8 84 (11.04%) Bash Shell
9 83 (10.91%) R
10 69 (9.07%) PHP
11 59 (7.75%) PowerShell
12 55 (7.23%) Perl
13 49 (6.44%) Scala
14 46 (6.04%) Go
14 46 (6.04%) MATLAB
15 43 (5.65%) Shell Script
16 26 (3.42%) Java 8
17 14 (1.84%) Groovy
17 14 (1.84%) TypeScript
18 11 (1.45%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 87 (11.43%) Degree
2 34 (4.47%) Security Cleared
3 23 (3.02%) PhD
4 22 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (2.63%) DV Cleared
6 17 (2.23%) SC Cleared
7 14 (1.84%) AWS Certification
8 12 (1.58%) MCSA
8 12 (1.58%) RHCA
9 11 (1.45%) CCNP
10 10 (1.31%) JNCIP
11 9 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (1.05%) OSCP
13 7 (0.92%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.92%) Numerate Degree
14 5 (0.66%) Chartered Engineer
14 5 (0.66%) CISSP
14 5 (0.66%) GIAC
14 5 (0.66%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.55%) QA
2 15 (1.97%) SLA
3 9 (1.18%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.53%) GDPR
5 1 (0.13%) GPG13
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) MIL-STD-1553
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 148 (19.45%) Docker
2 41 (5.39%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (1.58%) pfSense
5 9 (1.18%) Squid
5 9 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.66%) etcd
7 4 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (0.39%) Varnish
8 3 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.26%) Firmware
9 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.13%) KVM
10 1 (0.13%) LXC
10 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 135 (17.74%) Ansible
2 101 (13.27%) Terraform
3 99 (13.01%) Kubernetes
4 60 (7.88%) Opscode Chef
5 50 (6.57%) Puppet
6 22 (2.89%) Kibana
7 19 (2.50%) Prometheus
8 17 (2.23%) Grafana
9 13 (1.71%) Ganglia
9 13 (1.71%) Graphite
9 13 (1.71%) WSUS
10 12 (1.58%) logstash
10 12 (1.58%) Microsoft Intune
11 10 (1.31%) Consul
11 10 (1.31%) Docker Swarm
12 8 (1.05%) FortiGate
13 7 (0.92%) Salt
14 6 (0.79%) Nagios
15 5 (0.66%) Opsview
15 5 (0.66%) Packer
Vendors
1 73 (9.59%) Microsoft
2 44 (5.78%) Oracle
3 41 (5.39%) Red Hat
4 32 (4.20%) Google
5 29 (3.81%) Cisco
6 23 (3.02%) Tableau
7 20 (2.63%) Dell
7 20 (2.63%) SAP
8 18 (2.37%) Juniper
9 17 (2.23%) Meraki
9 17 (2.23%) Splunk
10 16 (2.10%) VMware
11 15 (1.97%) HP
12 14 (1.84%) CyberArk
13 13 (1.71%) Atlassian
13 13 (1.71%) Informatica
14 12 (1.58%) Aruba
14 12 (1.58%) CommVault
14 12 (1.58%) Databricks
14 12 (1.58%) WatchGuard