Period
to 23 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 14 20
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6 +25
Permanent jobs citing Python 50 119 92
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Somerset 13.81% 13.97% 9.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.52% 22.97% 15.01%
Number of salaries quoted 54 108 91
Median annual salary £51,250 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.89% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £64,625 £69,725 £65,000
South West median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%

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 Somerset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 270 518 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 74.59% 60.80% 62.49%
Number of salaries quoted 257 447 487
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,029
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.07% +2.51%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £64,000
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Somerset

Python
Salary Trend in Somerset

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python in Somerset.

Salary trend for Python in Somerset

Python
Salary Histogram in Somerset

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python in Somerset over the 6 months to 23 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Python in Somerset

Python
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 23 November 2020. 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
Bath +11 45 £52,500 +23.53% 6
Taunton -7 2 £30,000 -21.44%
Street -1 1 £54,000 -10.00%
Python
South West

For the 6 months to 23 November 2020, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Python.

1 32 (64.00%) Linux
2 23 (46.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (40.00%) React
4 19 (38.00%) Bash Shell
4 19 (38.00%) C++
5 17 (34.00%) C
5 17 (34.00%) AWS
6 15 (30.00%) Docker
6 15 (30.00%) VMware
6 15 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 14 (28.00%) Ubuntu
7 14 (28.00%) Kubernetes
8 13 (26.00%) Open Source
8 13 (26.00%) JSON
8 13 (26.00%) Computer Science
9 11 (22.00%) Xen
9 11 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
10 10 (20.00%) Finance
10 10 (20.00%) Debian
10 10 (20.00%) Ansible
10 10 (20.00%) Ceph
10 10 (20.00%) Terraform
11 9 (18.00%) Go
11 9 (18.00%) CouchDB
11 9 (18.00%) PHP
11 9 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (18.00%) Ruby
12 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (16.00%) Degree

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 6 (12.00%) Apache
2 3 (6.00%) Confluence
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 17 (34.00%) AWS
2 7 (14.00%) GitHub
3 3 (6.00%) Amazon Cognito
3 3 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.00%) SaaS
4 2 (4.00%) GCP
4 2 (4.00%) Power Platform
5 1 (2.00%) Azure
5 1 (2.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) Bluetooth
1 6 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (12.00%) ZigBee
2 5 (10.00%) DHCP
2 5 (10.00%) DNS
2 5 (10.00%) Wireless
3 4 (8.00%) HTTP
4 3 (6.00%) 5G
4 3 (6.00%) Firewall
4 3 (6.00%) Internet
5 2 (4.00%) IPv6
5 2 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (4.00%) VLAN
6 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) CouchDB
2 3 (6.00%) MySQL
2 3 (6.00%) Neo4j
2 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.00%) Power BI
3 2 (4.00%) Tableau
4 1 (2.00%) Big Data
4 1 (2.00%) BigQuery
4 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) GitLab
1 6 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.00%) JIRA
3 3 (6.00%) Selenium
4 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Electronics
2 7 (14.00%) Manufacturing
2 7 (14.00%) Marketing
2 7 (14.00%) Public Sector
2 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.00%) Retail
4 2 (4.00%) Games
5 1 (2.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Developer
2 10 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Software Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Software Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Graduate
5 5 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Junior
5 5 (10.00%) Junior Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Python Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Customer Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Python Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) QA Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) QA Test Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.00%) React
2 13 (26.00%) JSON
3 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
3 7 (14.00%) React Native
3 7 (14.00%) Vue.js
4 5 (10.00%) Django
4 5 (10.00%) HTML
4 5 (10.00%) Node.js
4 5 (10.00%) RESTful
5 4 (8.00%) .NET
5 4 (8.00%) Flask
6 3 (6.00%) Enzyme
6 3 (6.00%) Jest
6 3 (6.00%) REST
6 3 (6.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (4.00%) Laravel
7 2 (4.00%) SOAP
7 2 (4.00%) Symfony
8 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Blog
2 4 (8.00%) Clustering
2 4 (8.00%) User Experience
3 3 (6.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 32 (64.00%) Linux
2 14 (28.00%) Ubuntu
3 10 (20.00%) Debian
4 4 (8.00%) Android
4 4 (8.00%) Windows
5 3 (6.00%) CentOS
6 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (26.00%) Computer Science
2 13 (26.00%) Open Source
3 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.00%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (14.00%) Programme Management
6 7 (14.00%) Scrum
7 6 (12.00%) Deployment Automation
7 6 (12.00%) High Availability
7 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (12.00%) Microservices
7 6 (12.00%) Release Management
8 5 (10.00%) Coaching
8 5 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (8.00%) DevOps
9 4 (8.00%) Manual Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (38.00%) Bash Shell
2 19 (38.00%) C++
3 17 (34.00%) C
4 9 (18.00%) Go
4 9 (18.00%) PHP
4 9 (18.00%) Ruby
5 6 (12.00%) Shell Script
6 5 (10.00%) Java
6 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.00%) Objective-C
8 3 (6.00%) Perl
8 3 (6.00%) SQL
9 2 (4.00%) C#
10 1 (2.00%) Clojure
10 1 (2.00%) ML
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (30.00%) Docker
2 11 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (22.00%) Xen
3 10 (20.00%) Ceph
4 5 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.00%) KVM
5 4 (8.00%) Btrfs
5 4 (8.00%) DRBD
6 2 (4.00%) LXC
7 1 (2.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (28.00%) Kubernetes
2 10 (20.00%) Ansible
2 10 (20.00%) Terraform
3 6 (12.00%) Proxmox
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (6.00%) Check_MK
5 3 (6.00%) Nagios
5 3 (6.00%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) VMware
2 7 (14.00%) SAP
3 3 (6.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.00%) Google
5 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com