The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 / South East
Rank 36 64 100
Rank change year-on-year +28 +36  
Permanent jobs citing Python 922 850 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.23% 4.41% 2.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.79% 8.68% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 768 688 509
Median salary £45,000 £47,125 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.50% +4.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 South East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 7823 9792 9928
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 52.86% 50.85% 48.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6774 8716 8574
Median salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.13% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

Python
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Python in the South East

Python
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in the South East over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Python in the South East

Python
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the South East 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
Berkshire +40 276 £48,750 -5.33% 29
Oxfordshire 0 175 £47,500 -13.63% 32
Surrey +34 153 £50,000 +14.28% 34
Hampshire -4 132 £45,000 - 18
East Sussex +19 55 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Buckinghamshire +5 42 £42,500 - 7
West Sussex +42 39 £44,250 -15.71% 3
Kent +39 31 £45,750 +27.08% 3
Middlesex - 10 £51,250 -
Thames Valley - 2 £70,000 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for Python.

1 909 (49.84%) Linux
2 770 (42.21%) Java
3 499 (27.36%) C++
4 460 (25.22%) SQL
5 457 (25.05%) Agile Software Development
6 455 (24.95%) JavaScript
7 450 (24.67%) Ruby
8 449 (24.62%) Perl
9 433 (23.74%) Software Engineering
10 409 (22.42%) Bash Shell
11 396 (21.71%) Degree
12 378 (20.72%) DevOps
13 353 (19.35%) HTML
14 334 (18.31%) C#
15 315 (17.27%) MySQL
16 301 (16.50%) Windows
17 299 (16.39%) Puppet
18 296 (16.23%) Amazon AWS
19 280 (15.35%) CSS
19 280 (15.35%) C
20 278 (15.24%) Computer Science
21 277 (15.19%) PHP
22 266 (14.58%) Unix
23 252 (13.82%) Git (software)
24 223 (12.23%) Scrum
25 217 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
26 210 (11.51%) Ansible
27 201 (11.02%) .NET
28 200 (10.96%) Web Services
28 200 (10.96%) Finance

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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
1 115 (6.30%) Apache
2 82 (4.50%) Tomcat
3 77 (4.22%) OpenStack
4 62 (3.40%) Apache Spark
5 55 (3.02%) nginx
6 52 (2.85%) Elasticsearch
7 34 (1.86%) Drupal
8 30 (1.64%) SAS
9 27 (1.48%) Confluence
9 27 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 26 (1.43%) ArcGIS
11 25 (1.37%) WebLogic
12 22 (1.21%) JBoss
12 22 (1.21%) WebSphere
13 21 (1.15%) WordPress
14 20 (1.10%) IIS
15 19 (1.04%) MS Exchange
16 14 (0.77%) NServiceBus
17 13 (0.71%) uWSGI
18 12 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 69 (3.78%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.10%) MS Office
3 19 (1.04%) SPSS Modeler
4 5 (0.27%) Simulink
5 4 (0.22%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.22%) QuarkXPress
5 4 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.055%) Maple
7 1 (0.055%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 22 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
3 11 (0.60%) Sentinel
4 5 (0.27%) Magento
5 3 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.055%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.055%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.055%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 296 (16.23%) Amazon AWS
2 139 (7.62%) SaaS
3 94 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
5 38 (2.08%) PaaS
6 26 (1.43%) IaaS
7 22 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
8 19 (1.04%) GitHub
8 19 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
9 14 (0.77%) Amazon S3
10 13 (0.71%) Office 365
11 10 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
11 10 (0.55%) SoftLayer
12 8 (0.44%) Sumo Logic
13 7 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (0.27%) Force.com
14 5 (0.27%) Oracle CX
14 5 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 103 (5.65%) DNS
2 93 (5.10%) TCP/IP
3 77 (4.22%) Firewall
4 64 (3.51%) HTTP
5 56 (3.07%) Internet
6 48 (2.63%) VPN
7 34 (1.86%) Network Security
8 26 (1.43%) SSL
9 24 (1.32%) LDAP
10 21 (1.15%) SSH
11 19 (1.04%) BGP
11 19 (1.04%) VoIP
12 17 (0.93%) WAN
12 17 (0.93%) Wireless
13 16 (0.88%) LAN
14 15 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
15 14 (0.77%) AMQP
16 13 (0.71%) ATM
17 12 (0.66%) DHCP
17 12 (0.66%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (17.27%) MySQL
2 180 (9.87%) Big Data
3 172 (9.43%) NoSQL
4 131 (7.18%) Hadoop
5 127 (6.96%) MongoDB
6 107 (5.87%) SQL Server
7 88 (4.82%) Relational Database
8 82 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
9 79 (4.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 43 (2.36%) Data Mining
11 37 (2.03%) MariaDB
12 36 (1.97%) Redis
13 34 (1.86%) Power BI
14 24 (1.32%) QlikView
15 23 (1.26%) GIS
16 16 (0.88%) Oracle Database
17 15 (0.82%) Geospatial Data
17 15 (0.82%) RDBMS
18 13 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
18 13 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 252 (13.82%) Git (software)
2 197 (10.80%) Jenkins
3 90 (4.93%) JIRA
4 87 (4.77%) Subversion
5 79 (4.33%) Maven
6 62 (3.40%) Selenium
7 54 (2.96%) Vagrant
8 51 (2.80%) Ant
9 26 (1.43%) JUnit
10 22 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 22 (1.21%) Cucumber
10 22 (1.21%) Gradle
10 22 (1.21%) JMeter
11 18 (0.99%) NUnit
12 17 (0.93%) Visual Studio
13 15 (0.82%) Talend Open Studio
13 15 (0.82%) TeamCity
14 14 (0.77%) Metasploit
14 14 (0.77%) Moq
14 14 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 200 (10.96%) Finance
2 110 (6.03%) Telecoms
3 63 (3.45%) Marketing
4 59 (3.23%) Banking
5 44 (2.41%) Electronics
6 40 (2.19%) Manufacturing
7 32 (1.75%) Automotive
8 30 (1.64%) Retail
9 19 (1.04%) Legal
9 19 (1.04%) Publishing
10 17 (0.93%) Military
11 16 (0.88%) Aerospace
12 13 (0.71%) Advertising
13 11 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.49%) Games
15 8 (0.44%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.44%) French Language
15 8 (0.44%) German Language
15 8 (0.44%) Portuguese Language
15 8 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 619 (33.94%) Developer
2 234 (12.83%) Software Engineer
3 178 (9.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 178 (9.76%) Python Developer
4 174 (9.54%) Linux Engineer
5 150 (8.22%) Administrator
6 145 (7.95%) Software Developer
7 126 (6.91%) Systems Administrator
8 123 (6.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 121 (6.63%) Java Developer
10 114 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
11 108 (5.92%) Analyst
12 97 (5.32%) Cloud Engineer
13 96 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 78 (4.28%) Junior
14 78 (4.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 75 (4.11%) Senior Developer
16 72 (3.95%) Graduate
17 71 (3.89%) Architect
17 71 (3.89%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (19.35%) HTML
2 280 (15.35%) CSS
3 201 (11.02%) .NET
4 200 (10.96%) Web Services
5 177 (9.70%) AngularJS
6 112 (6.14%) Node.js
7 104 (5.70%) Django
8 101 (5.54%) jQuery
8 101 (5.54%) LAMP
9 99 (5.43%) Ruby on Rails
10 96 (5.26%) REST
11 88 (4.82%) XML
12 87 (4.77%) RESTful
13 83 (4.55%) SOAP
14 81 (4.44%) HTML5
15 78 (4.28%) ASP.NET
15 78 (4.28%) Spring
16 59 (3.23%) Ajax
17 46 (2.52%) JSON
18 40 (2.19%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 278 (15.24%) Computer Science
2 140 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
3 122 (6.69%) Algorithms
4 57 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 50 (2.74%) Data Structures
6 39 (2.14%) Mobile App
7 38 (2.08%) Fintech
8 37 (2.03%) User Experience
9 35 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
10 31 (1.70%) Management Information System
11 24 (1.32%) Cyber Attack
12 21 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
13 19 (1.04%) Public Cloud
14 17 (0.93%) CUDA
14 17 (0.93%) Life Science
15 16 (0.88%) Replication
16 15 (0.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 13 (0.71%) Robotics
18 12 (0.66%) Private Cloud
18 12 (0.66%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 909 (49.84%) Linux
2 301 (16.50%) Windows
3 266 (14.58%) Unix
4 135 (7.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 115 (6.30%) CentOS
6 106 (5.81%) Ubuntu
7 64 (3.51%) Debian
8 51 (2.80%) Android
9 38 (2.08%) Apple iOS
10 27 (1.48%) Mac OS
10 27 (1.48%) Solaris
10 27 (1.48%) Windows Server
11 23 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (1.10%) VxWorks
13 17 (0.93%) SUSE
14 16 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (0.71%) AIX
16 12 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
17 11 (0.60%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (25.05%) Agile Software Development
2 433 (23.74%) Software Engineering
3 378 (20.72%) DevOps
4 223 (12.23%) Scrum
5 196 (10.75%) Mathematics
6 193 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
7 192 (10.53%) Open Source
8 170 (9.32%) Web Development
9 167 (9.16%) OO
10 157 (8.61%) Machine Learning
11 143 (7.84%) TDD
12 120 (6.58%) Analytics
13 119 (6.52%) Cybersecurity
14 118 (6.47%) Configuration Management
15 116 (6.36%) Physics
16 100 (5.48%) OOP
17 89 (4.88%) Unit Testing
18 83 (4.55%) MVC
18 83 (4.55%) SDLC
19 77 (4.22%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 770 (42.21%) Java
2 499 (27.36%) C++
3 460 (25.22%) SQL
4 455 (24.95%) JavaScript
5 450 (24.67%) Ruby
6 449 (24.62%) Perl
7 409 (22.42%) Bash Shell
8 334 (18.31%) C#
9 280 (15.35%) C
10 277 (15.19%) PHP
11 147 (8.06%) PowerShell
12 134 (7.35%) R
13 93 (5.10%) MATLAB
14 77 (4.22%) Shell Script
15 61 (3.34%) Scala
16 41 (2.25%) Go
17 34 (1.86%) PL/SQL
18 29 (1.59%) Groovy
19 21 (1.15%) T-SQL
20 20 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 396 (21.71%) Degree
2 128 (7.02%) Security Cleared
3 79 (4.33%) PhD
4 62 (3.40%) SC Cleared
5 43 (2.36%) ISTQB
6 42 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
7 37 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 34 (1.86%) CCNA
8 34 (1.86%) ISEB
9 32 (1.75%) DV Cleared
10 22 (1.21%) CCNP
11 19 (1.04%) CEH
11 19 (1.04%) RHCA
12 16 (0.88%) OSCP
13 15 (0.82%) GIAC
14 13 (0.71%) GPEN
15 11 (0.60%) AWS Certification
15 11 (0.60%) MCSE
16 10 (0.55%) CISSP
16 10 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (7.18%) QA
2 18 (0.99%) Data Quality
3 16 (0.88%) SLA
4 14 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.71%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.55%) SDET
7 9 (0.49%) HL7
8 7 (0.38%) SSAE 16
9 5 (0.27%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.055%) GPG13
System Software
1 139 (7.62%) Docker
2 97 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (2.96%) Active Directory
4 25 (1.37%) Firmware
4 25 (1.37%) KVM
5 22 (1.21%) NFS
6 19 (1.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 19 (1.04%) vSphere
7 18 (0.99%) Hyper-V
8 16 (0.88%) Xen
9 14 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (0.71%) XenServer
11 10 (0.55%) VirtualBox
12 9 (0.49%) vCloud
13 8 (0.44%) HDFS
13 8 (0.44%) LXC
13 8 (0.44%) Samba
13 8 (0.44%) Varnish
13 8 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.22%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 299 (16.39%) Puppet
2 217 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
3 210 (11.51%) Ansible
4 54 (2.96%) Salt
5 44 (2.41%) Nagios
6 26 (1.43%) Kubernetes
6 26 (1.43%) Nmap
7 23 (1.26%) Nessus
8 18 (0.99%) Opsview
8 18 (0.99%) Terraform
9 16 (0.88%) HAProxy
10 12 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (0.66%) logstash
11 11 (0.60%) OpenVAS
12 10 (0.55%) Graphite
12 10 (0.55%) vRealize
12 10 (0.55%) ZABBIX
13 8 (0.44%) HP SiteScope
13 8 (0.44%) Perfmon
14 7 (0.38%) Kibana
Vendors
1 182 (9.98%) Red Hat
2 169 (9.27%) Oracle
3 161 (8.83%) Microsoft
4 147 (8.06%) VMware
5 39 (2.14%) Tableau
6 38 (2.08%) Cisco
7 36 (1.97%) SAP
8 33 (1.81%) Splunk
9 31 (1.70%) HP
10 29 (1.59%) IBM
11 26 (1.43%) Sophos
12 25 (1.37%) Sun
13 21 (1.15%) Google
14 19 (1.04%) New Relic
15 18 (0.99%) Juniper
16 17 (0.93%) SaltStack
17 15 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
17 15 (0.82%) Talend
18 14 (0.77%) SolarWinds
18 14 (0.77%) Zend
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Additional Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + flexi- working,26 hols, pen
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Coded People
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus + pension + private medical + life assur
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Salary review every 6 months + ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago