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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
England / North West
Rank 50 93 164
Rank change year-on-year +43 +71  
Permanent jobs citing Python 302 152 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.98% 2.67% 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.48% 5.20% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 235 126 72
Median salary £47,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.45% +10.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,750 £52,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 3560 2925 3367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.73% 51.42% 51.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3062 2489 2886
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +43 262 £50,000 +11.11% 44
Cheshire -6 17 £49,000 +62.13% 6
Lancashire +9 16 £31,500 -10.00% 4
Merseyside -8 3 £31,500 -10.00% 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 266 (44.71%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (42.35%) Java
3 220 (36.97%) Linux
4 219 (36.81%) Ruby
5 193 (32.44%) DevOps
6 184 (30.92%) Perl
7 163 (27.39%) SQL
8 141 (23.70%) Puppet
9 129 (21.68%) Scrum
9 129 (21.68%) Continuous Integration
10 123 (20.67%) Opscode Chef
11 117 (19.66%) Big Data
11 117 (19.66%) JavaScript
12 116 (19.50%) C#
12 116 (19.50%) Degree
13 114 (19.16%) C++
14 108 (18.15%) Bash Shell
15 107 (17.98%) Analytics
16 106 (17.82%) Amazon AWS
17 104 (17.48%) Oracle
18 102 (17.14%) C
19 100 (16.81%) Configuration Management
20 97 (16.30%) Software Engineering
21 90 (15.13%) VMware
21 90 (15.13%) Jenkins
22 88 (14.79%) HTML
23 87 (14.62%) Ansible
24 86 (14.45%) Hadoop
25 82 (13.78%) MySQL
26 80 (13.45%) Windows

Python
Top Related 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 73 (12.27%) Apache Spark
2 63 (10.59%) OpenStack
3 43 (7.23%) Apache Pig
4 42 (7.06%) Elasticsearch
5 41 (6.89%) SAS
6 38 (6.39%) Apache
7 34 (5.71%) CloudStack
8 27 (4.54%) WebLogic
9 23 (3.87%) nginx
10 19 (3.19%) IIS
10 19 (3.19%) WebSphere
11 18 (3.03%) JBoss
11 18 (3.03%) Tomcat
12 11 (1.85%) Confluence
13 9 (1.51%) Jetty
14 8 (1.34%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.67%) OpenEdge
16 2 (0.34%) CMS
16 2 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
16 2 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (3.36%) MS Excel
1 20 (3.36%) SPSS
2 18 (3.03%) Stata
3 10 (1.68%) MS Office
4 4 (0.67%) HipChat
4 4 (0.67%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.17%) Maya
6 1 (0.17%) MODO
6 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.34%) Magento
2 2 (0.34%) OpenCart
2 2 (0.34%) osCommerce
2 2 (0.34%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.17%) FastStats
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.17%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 106 (17.82%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (4.03%) Amazon EC2
3 24 (4.03%) AWS CloudFormation
4 15 (2.52%) Amazon S3
5 14 (2.35%) GitHub
6 13 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (2.18%) OpenShift
7 10 (1.68%) Amazon Kinesis
8 9 (1.51%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (1.34%) PaaS
10 7 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.84%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (0.84%) IaaS
12 4 (0.67%) SaaS
13 3 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.50%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.34%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.04%) Internet
2 29 (4.87%) Firewall
3 25 (4.20%) DNS
4 19 (3.19%) HTTP
5 18 (3.03%) WAN
6 16 (2.69%) SAN
7 12 (2.02%) Broadband
8 10 (1.68%) Kerberos
9 8 (1.34%) Asterisk PBX
9 8 (1.34%) TCP/IP
9 8 (1.34%) VoIP
10 7 (1.18%) Ethernet
10 7 (1.18%) Intranet
10 7 (1.18%) IPv6
10 7 (1.18%) Skype
10 7 (1.18%) SSL
10 7 (1.18%) TACACS
10 7 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.34%) IMAP
11 2 (0.34%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (19.66%) Big Data
2 86 (14.45%) Hadoop
3 82 (13.78%) MySQL
4 62 (10.42%) Relational Database
5 54 (9.08%) MongoDB
6 45 (7.56%) Apache Hive
7 40 (6.72%) RDBMS
8 37 (6.22%) SQL Server
9 35 (5.88%) NoSQL
10 23 (3.87%) Data Mining
11 18 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (2.35%) Redis
14 11 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (1.34%) Couchbase
15 8 (1.34%) QlikView
15 8 (1.34%) Riak
16 7 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
17 6 (1.01%) HBase
17 6 (1.01%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 90 (15.13%) Jenkins
2 60 (10.08%) Selenium
3 59 (9.92%) Git (software)
4 57 (9.58%) Cucumber
5 38 (6.39%) JIRA
6 36 (6.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 23 (3.87%) TeamCity
8 21 (3.53%) GoCD
8 21 (3.53%) JUnit
9 17 (2.86%) Subversion
10 16 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (2.52%) Hudson
12 12 (2.02%) JMeter
12 12 (2.02%) LoadRunner
13 11 (1.85%) MSBuild
14 9 (1.51%) Maven
14 9 (1.51%) Sonatype Nexus
15 8 (1.34%) Ant
16 7 (1.18%) ClearCase
16 7 (1.18%) Travis CI
General
1 46 (7.73%) Finance
2 43 (7.23%) Retail
3 36 (6.05%) Marketing
4 32 (5.38%) Military
5 26 (4.37%) Banking
6 20 (3.36%) Games
7 15 (2.52%) Telecoms
8 12 (2.02%) Advertising
9 11 (1.85%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.68%) Electronics
11 6 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
11 6 (1.01%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.67%) Legal
13 3 (0.50%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.34%) Law
14 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 165 (27.73%) Developer
2 79 (13.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 59 (9.92%) Data Scientist
3 59 (9.92%) Java Developer
3 59 (9.92%) Software Engineer
4 55 (9.24%) Software Developer
5 44 (7.39%) Linux Engineer
6 39 (6.55%) Analyst
7 37 (6.22%) Java Software Developer
8 29 (4.87%) Python Developer
8 29 (4.87%) Test Engineer
9 28 (4.71%) Platform Engineer
10 26 (4.37%) Architect
10 26 (4.37%) Senior Developer
11 25 (4.20%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 23 (3.87%) Java Engineer
13 22 (3.70%) Java Software Engineer
13 22 (3.70%) Support Engineer
14 21 (3.53%) Linux Support
15 20 (3.36%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (14.79%) HTML
2 62 (10.42%) .NET
3 60 (10.08%) CSS
4 47 (7.90%) AngularJS
5 46 (7.73%) Spring
6 45 (7.56%) HTML5
6 45 (7.56%) Node.js
7 43 (7.23%) Java EE
8 42 (7.06%) CSS3
9 41 (6.89%) Web Services
10 36 (6.05%) Hibernate
10 36 (6.05%) jQuery
11 34 (5.71%) Middleware
12 31 (5.21%) Apache Camel
13 28 (4.71%) Django
14 20 (3.36%) LAMP
15 17 (2.86%) XML
16 16 (2.69%) RabbitMQ
17 12 (2.02%) Gherkin
17 12 (2.02%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 65 (10.92%) Computer Science
2 57 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (6.55%) Algorithms
4 24 (4.03%) Clustering
5 19 (3.19%) PKI
6 11 (1.85%) iPad
7 10 (1.68%) Cyberthreat
8 8 (1.34%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.18%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.18%) mHealth
9 7 (1.18%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.18%) User Experience
10 6 (1.01%) Credit Risk
11 5 (0.84%) Cyber Defence
11 5 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.67%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (0.67%) Blog
12 4 (0.67%) Wiki
13 3 (0.50%) Animation
14 2 (0.34%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 220 (36.97%) Linux
2 80 (13.45%) Windows
3 70 (11.76%) Unix
4 36 (6.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (5.71%) CentOS
6 21 (3.53%) Ubuntu
7 18 (3.03%) Apple iOS
8 17 (2.86%) Android
9 13 (2.18%) Debian
9 13 (2.18%) Windows Server
10 8 (1.34%) Solaris
11 7 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (1.01%) HPUX
13 5 (0.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.67%) Fedora
15 3 (0.50%) SUSE
16 2 (0.34%) AIX
17 1 (0.17%) Data ONTAP
17 1 (0.17%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (44.71%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (32.44%) DevOps
3 129 (21.68%) Continuous Integration
3 129 (21.68%) Scrum
4 107 (17.98%) Analytics
5 100 (16.81%) Configuration Management
6 97 (16.30%) Software Engineering
7 78 (13.11%) Machine Learning
8 68 (11.43%) Data Analytics
9 65 (10.92%) TDD
10 61 (10.25%) SDLC
11 59 (9.92%) Mathematics
12 55 (9.24%) Open Source
13 54 (9.08%) Test Scripting
14 51 (8.57%) Visualisation
15 49 (8.24%) Statistics
16 46 (7.73%) Time Management
17 42 (7.06%) DSDM
17 42 (7.06%) Information Security
18 39 (6.55%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 252 (42.35%) Java
2 219 (36.81%) Ruby
3 184 (30.92%) Perl
4 163 (27.39%) SQL
5 117 (19.66%) JavaScript
6 116 (19.50%) C#
7 114 (19.16%) C++
8 108 (18.15%) Bash Shell
9 102 (17.14%) C
10 68 (11.43%) PHP
10 68 (11.43%) R
11 53 (8.91%) Shell Script
12 52 (8.74%) PowerShell
13 35 (5.88%) Scala
14 34 (5.71%) Go
15 26 (4.37%) MATLAB
16 17 (2.86%) T-SQL
17 16 (2.69%) Clojure
18 13 (2.18%) Korn
19 9 (1.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 116 (19.50%) Degree
2 58 (9.75%) Security Cleared
3 51 (8.57%) DV Cleared
4 50 (8.40%) PhD
5 32 (5.38%) ISEB
5 32 (5.38%) ISTQB
6 11 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.18%) AWS Certification
7 7 (1.18%) CCNP
7 7 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.18%) Postgraduate
8 5 (0.84%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.34%) HND
10 2 (0.34%) RHCE
10 2 (0.34%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.34%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.03%) QA
2 9 (1.51%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.18%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.18%) SDET
4 4 (0.67%) GCP
5 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.17%) IFRS
7 1 (0.17%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 71 (11.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (9.58%) Docker
3 53 (8.91%) Hyper-V
4 39 (6.55%) vSphere
5 36 (6.05%) Xen
6 33 (5.55%) XenServer
7 23 (3.87%) Active Directory
8 13 (2.18%) PowerHA
9 10 (1.68%) Postfix
9 10 (1.68%) qmail
10 8 (1.34%) vCloud
11 7 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.67%) HDFS
12 4 (0.67%) KVM
13 3 (0.50%) Firmware
13 3 (0.50%) NFS
13 3 (0.50%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.17%) OpenSIPS
14 1 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 141 (23.70%) Puppet
2 123 (20.67%) Opscode Chef
3 87 (14.62%) Ansible
4 34 (5.71%) Nagios
4 34 (5.71%) Terraform
5 30 (5.04%) Cobbler
5 30 (5.04%) Tivoli
6 19 (3.19%) Salt
7 13 (2.18%) SCCM
8 12 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (1.85%) CFEngine
10 9 (1.51%) Kibana
10 9 (1.51%) logstash
10 9 (1.51%) Packer
11 8 (1.34%) Kubernetes
12 7 (1.18%) OpenNMS
12 7 (1.18%) RANCID
13 6 (1.01%) vMotion
14 5 (0.84%) Mesos
15 3 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 104 (17.48%) Oracle
2 90 (15.13%) VMware
3 48 (8.07%) Red Hat
4 41 (6.89%) Microsoft
5 36 (6.05%) Google
6 33 (5.55%) EnterpriseDB
7 19 (3.19%) Cisco
7 19 (3.19%) HP
8 15 (2.52%) Tableau
9 13 (2.18%) Veritas
10 12 (2.02%) Cloudera
11 10 (1.68%) SAP
12 9 (1.51%) Foundry
13 8 (1.34%) Brocade
13 8 (1.34%) Juniper
14 7 (1.18%) Ericsson
14 7 (1.18%) Huawei
14 7 (1.18%) Zerto
14 7 (1.18%) ZyXEL
15 6 (1.01%) Veeam
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Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £72000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Large Pension + Flexible Bonus's
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2M Employment Solutions
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Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Outstanding + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary - Please contact for details
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £0.00 - £40000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
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Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable
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Salford, Lancashire
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