Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 16 14
Rank change year-on-year +12 -2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Python 383 156 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 25.18% 11.89% 13.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.73% 18.53% 20.33%
Number of salaries quoted 352 138 196
Oxford median annual salary £53,750 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.44% -2.17% +6.98%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,250 £63,750
Oxfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% +4.65%

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 Oxford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Oxford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,072 842 1,038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 70.48% 64.18% 64.88%
Number of salaries quoted 977 750 874
Oxford median annual salary £47,500 £44,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.74% +3.49% +7.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £28,825
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £65,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +10.00%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Oxford

Python
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python in Oxford.

Salary trend for Python in Oxford

Python
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Oxford over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Python in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Python.

1 172 (44.91%) C++
2 171 (44.65%) Java
3 165 (43.08%) Software Engineering
4 149 (38.90%) Agile Software Development
5 147 (38.38%) Amazon AWS
6 100 (26.11%) Machine Learning
6 100 (26.11%) Algorithms
7 96 (25.07%) Computer Science
8 93 (24.28%) Mathematics
9 90 (23.50%) PhD
10 87 (22.72%) JavaScript
11 86 (22.45%) Degree
12 80 (20.89%) Linux
13 79 (20.63%) Physics
14 76 (19.84%) Git (software)
15 71 (18.54%) SQL
16 67 (17.49%) Test Automation
17 61 (15.93%) R
18 60 (15.67%) C#
19 59 (15.40%) Windows
19 59 (15.40%) Big Data
20 58 (15.14%) Qt
21 57 (14.88%) QA
22 53 (13.84%) C
23 51 (13.32%) Continuous Integration
24 49 (12.79%) Multithreading
25 47 (12.27%) Natural Language Processing
26 44 (11.49%) Scrum
26 44 (11.49%) Selenium
27 42 (10.97%) Artificial Intelligence

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 27 (7.05%) Confluence
2 16 (4.18%) nginx
3 13 (3.39%) Apache
4 8 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.57%) Jetty
5 6 (1.57%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.04%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.78%) DNN
7 3 (0.78%) lighttpd
8 2 (0.52%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.26%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.26%) Jupyter
Applications
1 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.26%) GNU Octave
2 1 (0.26%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 147 (38.38%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (4.18%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (3.39%) SaaS
5 6 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (1.31%) Serverless
7 4 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.78%) Akamai
9 2 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.26%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.26%) IaaS
10 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.35%) Firewall
2 8 (2.09%) BGP
2 8 (2.09%) OSPF
3 7 (1.83%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (1.83%) IPsec
4 6 (1.57%) Internet
4 6 (1.57%) VPN
5 5 (1.31%) EIGRP
5 5 (1.31%) SSL
6 4 (1.04%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.04%) HSRP
6 4 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (1.04%) LAN
6 4 (1.04%) MPLS
6 4 (1.04%) Network Security
6 4 (1.04%) VLAN
6 4 (1.04%) VoIP
6 4 (1.04%) VRRP
6 4 (1.04%) WAN
7 3 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (15.40%) Big Data
2 29 (7.57%) NoSQL
3 17 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (2.87%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.61%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.35%) MySQL
7 6 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.04%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.78%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.52%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.52%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.52%) Redis
11 2 (0.52%) Text Mining
12 1 (0.26%) Apache Accumulo
12 1 (0.26%) GIS
12 1 (0.26%) HBase
12 1 (0.26%) HDInsight
12 1 (0.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 76 (19.84%) Git (software)
2 44 (11.49%) Selenium
3 37 (9.66%) Jenkins
4 35 (9.14%) JIRA
5 24 (6.27%) Visual Studio
6 13 (3.39%) Cucumber
7 12 (3.13%) JUnit
7 12 (3.13%) Maven
8 11 (2.87%) SoapUI
9 8 (2.09%) Hudson
10 6 (1.57%) Mocha
11 5 (1.31%) Bitbucket
12 4 (1.04%) Ant
12 4 (1.04%) Gitweb
12 4 (1.04%) Subversion
13 3 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.78%) JMeter
13 3 (0.78%) webpack
14 2 (0.52%) GDB
14 2 (0.52%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (4.96%) Automotive
2 16 (4.18%) Finance
3 10 (2.61%) Publishing
4 6 (1.57%) Marketing
5 5 (1.31%) Retail
6 4 (1.04%) Games
7 3 (0.78%) Banking
8 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.26%) Law
9 1 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 112 (29.24%) Developer
2 105 (27.42%) Software Engineer
3 64 (16.71%) C++ Software Engineer
4 40 (10.44%) Python Developer
5 26 (6.79%) Java Engineer
5 26 (6.79%) Senior Software Engineer
6 25 (6.53%) Machine Learning Researcher
7 24 (6.27%) Java Developer
7 24 (6.27%) Software Developer
8 22 (5.74%) AWS Engineer
8 22 (5.74%) Senior Developer
9 21 (5.48%) Test Engineer
10 20 (5.22%) Test Automation Engineer
11 19 (4.96%) Cloud Engineer
11 19 (4.96%) Tester
12 18 (4.70%) Software Tester
13 17 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
14 15 (3.92%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
14 15 (3.92%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
14 15 (3.92%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (15.14%) Qt
2 47 (12.27%) Natural Language Processing
3 38 (9.92%) HTML
3 38 (9.92%) MFC
4 35 (9.14%) TensorFlow
5 31 (8.09%) Web Services
6 30 (7.83%) WinForms
7 29 (7.57%) Django
8 28 (7.31%) OpenGL
9 27 (7.05%) AngularJS
10 26 (6.79%) CSS
11 23 (6.01%) Node.js
12 20 (5.22%) XML
13 18 (4.70%) J2EE
13 18 (4.70%) J2SE
14 17 (4.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 13 (3.39%) React
15 13 (3.39%) Theano
16 12 (3.13%) RESTful
16 12 (3.13%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 100 (26.11%) Algorithms
2 96 (25.07%) Computer Science
3 42 (10.97%) CUDA
4 28 (7.31%) User Experience
5 13 (3.39%) Client/Server
6 11 (2.87%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.61%) Fintech
8 6 (1.57%) Linked Data
9 4 (1.04%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.52%) ASIC
11 2 (0.52%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.52%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.52%) NHS
11 2 (0.52%) Replication
11 2 (0.52%) Smart City
12 1 (0.26%) Life Science
12 1 (0.26%) PACS
12 1 (0.26%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 80 (20.89%) Linux
2 59 (15.40%) Windows
3 16 (4.18%) Unix
4 13 (3.39%) CentOS
5 6 (1.57%) Debian
6 5 (1.31%) Android
6 5 (1.31%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.04%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.78%) FreeBSD
9 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.26%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (43.08%) Software Engineering
2 149 (38.90%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (26.11%) Machine Learning
4 93 (24.28%) Mathematics
5 79 (20.63%) Physics
6 67 (17.49%) Test Automation
7 51 (13.32%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (12.79%) Multithreading
9 44 (11.49%) Scrum
10 42 (10.97%) Artificial Intelligence
11 40 (10.44%) DevOps
12 39 (10.18%) OO
13 38 (9.92%) Bayesian Methods
14 36 (9.40%) Statistics
15 33 (8.62%) Deep Learning
16 32 (8.36%) Neural Network
17 29 (7.57%) Mentoring
18 27 (7.05%) OOD
19 26 (6.79%) Manual Testing
20 25 (6.53%) Economics
Programming Languages
1 172 (44.91%) C++
2 171 (44.65%) Java
3 87 (22.72%) JavaScript
4 71 (18.54%) SQL
5 61 (15.93%) R
6 60 (15.67%) C#
7 53 (13.84%) C
8 37 (9.66%) MATLAB
9 32 (8.36%) Ruby
10 31 (8.09%) Bash Shell
11 29 (7.57%) Julia
12 23 (6.01%) Perl
13 20 (5.22%) PHP
14 10 (2.61%) Shell Script
15 9 (2.35%) Go
16 7 (1.83%) Korn
17 6 (1.57%) PowerShell
17 6 (1.57%) Tcl
18 5 (1.31%) Scala
19 4 (1.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 90 (23.50%) PhD
2 86 (22.45%) Degree
3 11 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.31%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.78%) CCNP
7 1 (0.26%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.26%) CCNA
7 1 (0.26%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (14.88%) QA
2 3 (0.78%) PMO
3 2 (0.52%) JTAG
4 1 (0.26%) DICOM
System Software
1 31 (8.09%) Docker
2 4 (1.04%) Firmware
3 3 (0.78%) Postfix
3 3 (0.78%) Varnish
4 2 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.52%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.52%) Xen
5 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (4.70%) Ansible
1 18 (4.70%) Terraform
2 13 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (3.39%) Puppet
3 7 (1.83%) Kubernetes
4 6 (1.57%) Nagios
5 3 (0.78%) Cacti
5 3 (0.78%) SCOM
6 2 (0.52%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (5.22%) Google
2 10 (2.61%) Cisco
3 8 (2.09%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.09%) Talend
4 7 (1.83%) Sun
5 5 (1.31%) Juniper
5 5 (1.31%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.04%) Capita
6 4 (1.04%) CheckPoint
6 4 (1.04%) Palo Alto
6 4 (1.04%) VMware
7 3 (0.78%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.78%) New Relic
7 3 (0.78%) SolarWinds
7 3 (0.78%) Splunk
8 2 (0.52%) Perforce
9 1 (0.26%) Citrix
9 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com