Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 82 139
Rank change year-on-year +22 +57 +32
Permanent jobs citing Python 654 432 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.94% 3.45% 2.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.86% 6.16% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 524 386 232
North West median annual salary £50,000 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.95% +9.33% -
10th Percentile £31,625 £27,500 £25,025
90th Percentile £69,500 £60,000 £68,625
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 7384 7009 6597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 55.74% 56.05% 50.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6158 6080 5671
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +24 487 £50,000 +17.65% 55
Cheshire +22 118 £47,500 +39.71% 11
Merseyside -1 23 £49,500 +32.00% 3
Lancashire +5 15 £41,250 +26.92%
Python
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 287 (43.88%) Java
2 274 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
3 262 (40.06%) Linux
4 230 (35.17%) SQL
5 217 (33.18%) DevOps
6 210 (32.11%) Ruby
7 178 (27.22%) Amazon AWS
8 166 (25.38%) JavaScript
9 157 (24.01%) Puppet
10 155 (23.70%) Opscode Chef
11 139 (21.25%) Finance
12 131 (20.03%) Bash Shell
13 128 (19.57%) Scrum
14 126 (19.27%) Unix
15 124 (18.96%) Big Data
16 122 (18.65%) Test Automation
17 120 (18.35%) Open Source
18 119 (18.20%) Ansible
19 118 (18.04%) Software Engineering
20 115 (17.58%) Analytics
21 113 (17.28%) Machine Learning
21 113 (17.28%) Degree
21 113 (17.28%) Web Services
22 112 (17.13%) Continuous Integration
23 111 (16.97%) TDD
24 108 (16.51%) Windows
25 107 (16.36%) SQL Server
26 104 (15.90%) C#
26 104 (15.90%) MySQL
27 102 (15.60%) C++

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 75 (11.47%) Apache
2 70 (10.70%) Apache Spark
3 44 (6.73%) SAS
4 33 (5.05%) Tomcat
5 29 (4.43%) Elasticsearch
6 25 (3.82%) OpenStack
7 22 (3.36%) Confluence
8 20 (3.06%) nginx
9 18 (2.75%) CloudStack
10 16 (2.45%) Apache Pig
11 9 (1.38%) JBoss
11 9 (1.38%) WebSphere
12 8 (1.22%) IIS
13 6 (0.92%) WordPress
14 5 (0.76%) CMS
14 5 (0.76%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (0.46%) Jetty
16 3 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 3 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (1.99%) SPSS
2 11 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.92%) S-PLUS
4 6 (0.92%) Stata
5 3 (0.46%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.15%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.15%) HipChat
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) Weka
Business Applications
1 3 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.46%) Magento
2 2 (0.31%) OpenCart
2 2 (0.31%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 178 (27.22%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (11.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (8.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 34 (5.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 26 (3.98%) OpenShift
6 17 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (2.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 15 (2.29%) Amazon EMR
9 8 (1.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 7 (1.07%) Amazon S3
10 7 (1.07%) PaaS
11 5 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.76%) SaaS
11 5 (0.76%) Serverless
12 4 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.61%) GitHub
13 3 (0.46%) Heroku
14 2 (0.31%) npm
14 2 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (6.73%) HTTP
2 31 (4.74%) Firewall
3 19 (2.91%) TCP/IP
4 17 (2.60%) Internet
4 17 (2.60%) VPN
4 17 (2.60%) WAN
5 12 (1.83%) SSL
6 11 (1.68%) AMQP
6 11 (1.68%) BGP
6 11 (1.68%) Ethernet
6 11 (1.68%) OSPF
6 11 (1.68%) Wireless
7 10 (1.53%) IP Telephony
7 10 (1.53%) LAN
7 10 (1.53%) Multicast
8 9 (1.38%) DNS
9 7 (1.07%) BIG-IP
9 7 (1.07%) EIGRP
9 7 (1.07%) LDAP
9 7 (1.07%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (18.96%) Big Data
2 107 (16.36%) SQL Server
3 104 (15.90%) MySQL
4 99 (15.14%) Hadoop
5 66 (10.09%) Relational Database
6 64 (9.79%) NoSQL
7 62 (9.48%) MongoDB
8 41 (6.27%) PostgreSQL
9 35 (5.35%) Data Warehouse
10 33 (5.05%) Redis
11 24 (3.67%) Apache Hive
12 16 (2.45%) Amazon Redshift
13 15 (2.29%) Data Mining
13 15 (2.29%) RDBMS
14 12 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (1.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 10 (1.53%) MariaDB
15 10 (1.53%) Riak
16 9 (1.38%) CouchDB
16 9 (1.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 102 (15.60%) Jenkins
2 90 (13.76%) Git (software)
3 59 (9.02%) Selenium
4 54 (8.26%) Cucumber
5 43 (6.57%) JIRA
6 21 (3.21%) TeamCity
6 21 (3.21%) Vagrant
7 19 (2.91%) JUnit
8 17 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (1.99%) WebDriver
10 11 (1.68%) GitLab
10 11 (1.68%) Maven
11 10 (1.53%) Bitbucket
12 8 (1.22%) JMeter
13 7 (1.07%) Hudson
13 7 (1.07%) LoadRunner
14 6 (0.92%) EasyMock
14 6 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 6 (0.92%) Subversion
14 6 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 139 (21.25%) Finance
2 59 (9.02%) Marketing
3 56 (8.56%) Telecoms
4 44 (6.73%) Electronics
4 44 (6.73%) Manufacturing
5 32 (4.89%) Banking
6 24 (3.67%) Retail
7 13 (1.99%) Advertising
7 13 (1.99%) Games
8 12 (1.83%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.68%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.53%) Military
11 9 (1.38%) Legal
12 6 (0.92%) Law
13 4 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.31%) Automotive
14 2 (0.31%) International Banking
14 2 (0.31%) Publishing
15 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 156 (23.85%) Developer
2 117 (17.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 69 (10.55%) Software Engineer
4 53 (8.10%) Java Developer
5 50 (7.65%) Data Scientist
6 46 (7.03%) Analyst
7 42 (6.42%) Tester
8 41 (6.27%) Linux Engineer
9 39 (5.96%) Python Developer
10 37 (5.66%) Software Developer
11 36 (5.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 35 (5.35%) Cloud Engineer
13 33 (5.05%) Automation Tester
14 32 (4.89%) AWS DevOps
14 32 (4.89%) AWS Engineer
14 32 (4.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 30 (4.59%) Architect
16 29 (4.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 28 (4.28%) Platform Engineer
18 27 (4.13%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (17.28%) Web Services
2 102 (15.60%) HTML
3 94 (14.37%) .NET
4 86 (13.15%) CSS
5 63 (9.63%) REST
5 63 (9.63%) Spring
6 59 (9.02%) Node.js
7 48 (7.34%) jQuery
8 45 (6.88%) LAMP
9 44 (6.73%) HTML5
9 44 (6.73%) SOAP
10 42 (6.42%) AngularJS
11 39 (5.96%) XML
12 37 (5.66%) Middleware
13 34 (5.20%) JSON
14 32 (4.89%) CSS3
14 32 (4.89%) RabbitMQ
15 30 (4.59%) Django
15 30 (4.59%) RESTful
16 25 (3.82%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 77 (11.77%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (8.72%) Computer Science
3 33 (5.05%) Algorithms
4 32 (4.89%) Public Cloud
5 31 (4.74%) Greenfield Project
6 23 (3.52%) User Experience
7 16 (2.45%) Data Structures
8 11 (1.68%) iPad
8 11 (1.68%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.68%) Wiki
9 10 (1.53%) PKI
10 8 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
11 6 (0.92%) Data Centre
11 6 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.76%) Fintech
12 5 (0.76%) Life Science
12 5 (0.76%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.61%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (0.61%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 262 (40.06%) Linux
2 126 (19.27%) Unix
3 108 (16.51%) Windows
4 35 (5.35%) CentOS
5 30 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.38%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.22%) SUSE
8 6 (0.92%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.76%) Android
9 5 (0.76%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.61%) Debian
10 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.46%) Amazon Linux
11 3 (0.46%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.31%) AIX
12 2 (0.31%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.31%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.15%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (33.18%) DevOps
3 128 (19.57%) Scrum
4 122 (18.65%) Test Automation
5 120 (18.35%) Open Source
6 118 (18.04%) Software Engineering
7 115 (17.58%) Analytics
8 113 (17.28%) Machine Learning
9 112 (17.13%) Continuous Integration
10 111 (16.97%) TDD
11 87 (13.30%) Configuration Management
12 80 (12.23%) Business Intelligence
13 57 (8.72%) OO
14 52 (7.95%) MVC
15 50 (7.65%) Continuous Delivery
15 50 (7.65%) Mathematics
16 45 (6.88%) BDD
16 45 (6.88%) Digital Marketing
17 44 (6.73%) Programme Management
17 44 (6.73%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 287 (43.88%) Java
2 230 (35.17%) SQL
3 210 (32.11%) Ruby
4 166 (25.38%) JavaScript
5 131 (20.03%) Bash Shell
6 104 (15.90%) C#
7 102 (15.60%) C++
8 93 (14.22%) PHP
9 86 (13.15%) Shell Script
10 76 (11.62%) Perl
11 66 (10.09%) R
12 62 (9.48%) C
13 59 (9.02%) Scala
14 55 (8.41%) Go
15 35 (5.35%) PowerShell
16 30 (4.59%) MATLAB
17 24 (3.67%) Clojure
18 18 (2.75%) Haskell
19 17 (2.60%) Groovy
20 7 (1.07%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 113 (17.28%) Degree
2 43 (6.57%) Security Cleared
3 31 (4.74%) PhD
4 20 (3.06%) DV Cleared
4 20 (3.06%) Numerate Degree
5 18 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (2.75%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.83%) ISTQB
7 11 (1.68%) Master's Degree
8 7 (1.07%) CCIE
8 7 (1.07%) CCNP
8 7 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.92%) ISEB
10 4 (0.61%) SANS
10 4 (0.61%) SAS Certification
11 3 (0.46%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.46%) HND
11 3 (0.46%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.20%) QA
2 12 (1.83%) GCP
3 5 (0.76%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 4 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.15%) FIPS 140-2
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 97 (14.83%) Docker
2 28 (4.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (3.52%) Hyper-V
4 20 (3.06%) vSphere
5 18 (2.75%) Xen
5 18 (2.75%) XenServer
6 9 (1.38%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.46%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.31%) PowerHA
9 2 (0.31%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.15%) Corosync
10 1 (0.15%) Firmware
10 1 (0.15%) HDFS
10 1 (0.15%) Kamailio
10 1 (0.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 157 (24.01%) Puppet
2 155 (23.70%) Opscode Chef
3 119 (18.20%) Ansible
4 67 (10.24%) Kubernetes
5 34 (5.20%) Terraform
6 28 (4.28%) Cobbler
7 24 (3.67%) Tivoli
8 20 (3.06%) Packer
9 17 (2.60%) Mesos
10 15 (2.29%) Kibana
10 15 (2.29%) Nagios
10 15 (2.29%) Salt
11 12 (1.83%) Prometheus
12 7 (1.07%) FortiGate
12 7 (1.07%) SCCM
13 6 (0.92%) Docker Swarm
14 4 (0.61%) Cacti
14 4 (0.61%) OpenNMS
14 4 (0.61%) RANCID
14 4 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 91 (13.91%) Oracle
2 69 (10.55%) Google
3 51 (7.80%) SAP
4 45 (6.88%) VMware
5 37 (5.66%) Microsoft
6 36 (5.50%) Red Hat
7 25 (3.82%) SaltStack
8 23 (3.52%) EnterpriseDB
9 17 (2.60%) Tableau
10 15 (2.29%) Cisco
10 15 (2.29%) IBM
11 14 (2.14%) Teradata
12 12 (1.83%) HP
13 10 (1.53%) F5
14 8 (1.22%) Atlassian
14 8 (1.22%) Cloudera
14 8 (1.22%) Juniper
15 6 (0.92%) Blue Coat
15 6 (0.92%) CheckPoint
15 6 (0.92%) Rackspace