Period
to 24 April 2018

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 6 months to 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > South East
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 36 53
Rank change year-on-year +11 +17 +49
Permanent jobs citing Python 2,573 1,829 1,915
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.12% 6.15% 4.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.86% 11.73% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,110 1,564 1,556
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £66,625
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 18,563 15,587 20,126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 58.59% 52.40% 51.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16,166 13,575 17,829
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,250 £63,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 24 April 2018.

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 6 months to 24 April 2018. 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
Thames Valley +4 1,270 £52,500 +5.00% 168
Oxfordshire +9 602 £52,500 +10.53% 73
Berkshire -1 535 £52,500 +5.00% 81
Hampshire +9 494 £42,500 -5.56% 76
Surrey +11 463 £50,500 +1.00% 45
East Sussex +18 246 £47,500 +5.56% 24
Buckinghamshire +23 133 £40,500 -4.71% 14
West Sussex -13 55 £40,000 -9.60% 12
Kent -14 17 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Middlesex +2 16 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Home Counties - 7 £35,000 -
Isle of Wight - 1 £32,500 - 1
Sussex - 1 - -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Python.

1 1,117 (43.41%) Linux
2 994 (38.63%) Java
3 912 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
4 739 (28.72%) C++
5 715 (27.79%) JavaScript
6 695 (27.01%) SQL
7 660 (25.65%) Amazon AWS
8 647 (25.15%) Software Engineering
9 529 (20.56%) Degree
10 511 (19.86%) DevOps
11 469 (18.23%) Bash Shell
12 436 (16.95%) C#
13 422 (16.40%) Windows
14 407 (15.82%) C
15 404 (15.70%) Perl
16 389 (15.12%) Computer Science
17 388 (15.08%) Ruby
18 387 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
19 359 (13.95%) Git (software)
20 357 (13.87%) Ansible
20 357 (13.87%) Machine Learning
21 355 (13.80%) Mathematics
22 353 (13.72%) HTML
23 336 (13.06%) Jenkins
24 332 (12.90%) CSS
25 315 (12.24%) Big Data
26 310 (12.05%) AngularJS
26 310 (12.05%) Test Automation
27 303 (11.78%) Docker
28 297 (11.54%) Problem-Solving

Python
Co-occurring 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
1 126 (4.90%) Apache Spark
2 112 (4.35%) Apache
3 91 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
4 65 (2.53%) Tomcat
5 56 (2.18%) Confluence
5 56 (2.18%) nginx
6 55 (2.14%) SAS
7 46 (1.79%) OpenStack
8 25 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 23 (0.89%) WordPress
10 20 (0.78%) SharePoint
11 18 (0.70%) Apache Pig
12 17 (0.66%) CMS
13 14 (0.54%) JBoss
13 14 (0.54%) WebSphere
14 13 (0.51%) Liferay
14 13 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
15 12 (0.47%) WebLogic
16 11 (0.43%) CloudStack
17 10 (0.39%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 42 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (0.66%) SPSS
3 10 (0.39%) Stata
4 9 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.19%) GNU Octave
6 5 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.16%) Mathematica
8 3 (0.12%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.12%) Simulink
8 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.078%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.039%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.039%) Blender
10 1 (0.039%) Maya
10 1 (0.039%) MotionBuilder
Business Applications
1 6 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.19%) Magento
2 5 (0.19%) Shopify
3 4 (0.16%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.078%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.078%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.039%) Sprinklr
5 1 (0.039%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 660 (25.65%) Amazon AWS
2 259 (10.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 125 (4.86%) SaaS
4 65 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 54 (2.10%) GitHub
6 51 (1.98%) Serverless
7 46 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
7 46 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
8 45 (1.75%) Amazon S3
9 43 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
10 35 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
11 34 (1.32%) IaaS
11 34 (1.32%) PaaS
12 23 (0.89%) Bluemix
12 23 (0.89%) IBM Cloud
13 21 (0.82%) Google Analytics
13 21 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 15 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
14 15 (0.58%) Amazon Glacier
15 13 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (3.50%) Firewall
2 73 (2.84%) WAN
3 70 (2.72%) TCP/IP
4 62 (2.41%) DNS
5 58 (2.25%) HTTP
6 51 (1.98%) VPN
7 48 (1.87%) Network Security
8 43 (1.67%) LAN
9 41 (1.59%) Internet
10 36 (1.40%) SSL
11 34 (1.32%) IPsec
12 32 (1.24%) Wireshark
13 31 (1.20%) DHCP
14 24 (0.93%) BGP
15 23 (0.89%) OSPF
15 23 (0.89%) VLAN
16 19 (0.74%) Wireless
17 18 (0.70%) MPLS
17 18 (0.70%) VoIP
18 17 (0.66%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (12.24%) Big Data
2 288 (11.19%) MySQL
3 267 (10.38%) NoSQL
4 199 (7.73%) PostgreSQL
5 184 (7.15%) Relational Database
6 165 (6.41%) SQL Server
7 161 (6.26%) Hadoop
8 126 (4.90%) MongoDB
9 87 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
10 79 (3.07%) RDBMS
11 73 (2.84%) Apache Hive
12 60 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
13 44 (1.71%) Redis
14 41 (1.59%) Impala
15 36 (1.40%) HBase
15 36 (1.40%) Power BI
16 35 (1.36%) Data Mining
16 35 (1.36%) Oracle Database
17 31 (1.20%) MariaDB
17 31 (1.20%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 359 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 336 (13.06%) Jenkins
3 140 (5.44%) JIRA
4 103 (4.00%) Selenium
5 88 (3.42%) Subversion
6 61 (2.37%) WebDriver
7 48 (1.87%) TeamCity
8 45 (1.75%) Maven
9 42 (1.63%) GitLab
10 41 (1.59%) JMeter
11 40 (1.55%) Cucumber
12 39 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 39 (1.52%) Visual Studio
13 36 (1.40%) JUnit
14 28 (1.09%) Vagrant
15 24 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
16 23 (0.89%) Protractor
17 19 (0.74%) Bitbucket
17 19 (0.74%) Gradle
18 18 (0.70%) WinDbg
General
1 157 (6.10%) Finance
2 112 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 92 (3.58%) Retail
4 75 (2.91%) Marketing
5 47 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 45 (1.75%) Publishing
7 41 (1.59%) Electronics
8 32 (1.24%) Games
9 30 (1.17%) Advertising
10 29 (1.13%) Banking
11 20 (0.78%) Automotive
12 18 (0.70%) Back Office
13 11 (0.43%) Billing
14 8 (0.31%) Law
15 7 (0.27%) Military
16 6 (0.23%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.23%) Music Industry
16 6 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.12%) Financial Institution
18 2 (0.078%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 847 (32.92%) Developer
2 366 (14.22%) Software Engineer
3 287 (11.15%) Python Developer
4 259 (10.07%) DevOps Engineer
5 199 (7.73%) Software Developer
6 146 (5.67%) Graduate
7 145 (5.64%) Linux Engineer
8 135 (5.25%) Senior Developer
9 128 (4.97%) Analyst
10 115 (4.47%) Java Developer
11 111 (4.31%) C++ Software Engineer
12 108 (4.20%) Junior
13 102 (3.96%) Cloud Engineer
13 102 (3.96%) Python Engineer
14 99 (3.85%) Data Scientist
15 97 (3.77%) Test Engineer
16 90 (3.50%) AWS Engineer
17 88 (3.42%) Administrator
17 88 (3.42%) Architect
18 86 (3.34%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (13.72%) HTML
2 332 (12.90%) CSS
3 310 (12.05%) AngularJS
4 264 (10.26%) Django
5 214 (8.32%) Web Services
6 198 (7.70%) Node.js
7 151 (5.87%) jQuery
8 141 (5.48%) React
9 133 (5.17%) .NET
10 102 (3.96%) REST
11 92 (3.58%) TensorFlow
12 90 (3.50%) JSON
13 82 (3.19%) SOAP
14 77 (2.99%) Kafka
15 74 (2.88%) HTML5
16 73 (2.84%) RESTful
17 70 (2.72%) Flask
18 66 (2.57%) Spring
19 60 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
19 60 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 389 (15.12%) Computer Science
2 221 (8.59%) Algorithms
3 180 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
4 91 (3.54%) User Experience
5 88 (3.42%) Mobile App
6 75 (2.91%) Fintech
7 64 (2.49%) Public Cloud
8 62 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
9 56 (2.18%) Embedded Systems
10 51 (1.98%) Data Centre
11 42 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
12 40 (1.55%) Data Structures
13 38 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
14 33 (1.28%) CUDA
15 24 (0.93%) Device Driver
16 23 (0.89%) Client/Server
17 21 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
17 21 (0.82%) Robotics
18 18 (0.70%) Clustering
19 15 (0.58%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1,117 (43.41%) Linux
2 422 (16.40%) Windows
3 202 (7.85%) Unix
4 106 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 88 (3.42%) CentOS
6 65 (2.53%) Ubuntu
7 53 (2.06%) Windows Server
8 35 (1.36%) Android
9 29 (1.13%) Debian
9 29 (1.13%) Mac OS X
10 26 (1.01%) Mac OS
11 20 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
12 13 (0.51%) AIX
13 9 (0.35%) Apple iOS
14 7 (0.27%) Robot Operating System
14 7 (0.27%) Solaris
15 3 (0.12%) FreeBSD
15 3 (0.12%) HPUX
15 3 (0.12%) Kali Linux
15 3 (0.12%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 912 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
2 647 (25.15%) Software Engineering
3 511 (19.86%) DevOps
4 387 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
5 357 (13.87%) Machine Learning
6 355 (13.80%) Mathematics
7 310 (12.05%) Test Automation
8 297 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
9 284 (11.04%) TDD
10 279 (10.84%) Scrum
11 253 (9.83%) Analytics
12 244 (9.48%) Configuration Management
13 210 (8.16%) Open Source
14 205 (7.97%) Mentoring
15 196 (7.62%) Data Science
16 190 (7.38%) OO
17 183 (7.11%) Data Analysis
18 172 (6.68%) Physics
19 152 (5.91%) SDLC
20 140 (5.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 994 (38.63%) Java
2 739 (28.72%) C++
3 715 (27.79%) JavaScript
4 695 (27.01%) SQL
5 469 (18.23%) Bash Shell
6 436 (16.95%) C#
7 407 (15.82%) C
8 404 (15.70%) Perl
9 388 (15.08%) Ruby
10 259 (10.07%) PHP
11 250 (9.72%) PowerShell
12 240 (9.33%) R
13 179 (6.96%) Scala
14 149 (5.79%) Go
15 103 (4.00%) MATLAB
16 88 (3.42%) Shell Script
17 55 (2.14%) T-SQL
18 36 (1.40%) Java 8
19 34 (1.32%) Lua
20 32 (1.24%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 529 (20.56%) Degree
2 207 (8.05%) PhD
3 137 (5.32%) Security Cleared
4 85 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 72 (2.80%) DV Cleared
6 53 (2.06%) SC Cleared
7 45 (1.75%) Numerate Degree
8 42 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 34 (1.32%) RHCE
10 33 (1.28%) ISTQB
11 31 (1.20%) RHCSA
12 30 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 29 (1.13%) ISEB
14 25 (0.97%) MCSE
15 21 (0.82%) AWS Certification
15 21 (0.82%) Master's Degree
16 19 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
17 15 (0.58%) RHCA
18 14 (0.54%) CCNP
19 13 (0.51%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (6.34%) QA
2 53 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 44 (1.71%) GDPR
4 21 (0.82%) SLA
5 19 (0.74%) Data Quality
6 18 (0.70%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.51%) HIPAA
8 9 (0.35%) JTAG
8 9 (0.35%) SSAE 16
9 7 (0.27%) GCP
10 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.039%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.039%) DICOM
11 1 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 303 (11.78%) Docker
2 100 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (1.55%) vSphere
4 38 (1.48%) Active Directory
5 37 (1.44%) Apache Flume
5 37 (1.44%) Firmware
6 35 (1.36%) HDFS
7 28 (1.09%) Hyper-V
8 17 (0.66%) KVM
9 13 (0.51%) VirtualBox
10 9 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.31%) Xen
12 7 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (0.19%) iptables
13 5 (0.19%) VMware NSX
14 3 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 3 (0.12%) vCloud
15 2 (0.078%) ACF2
15 2 (0.078%) Postfix
15 2 (0.078%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 357 (13.87%) Ansible
2 277 (10.77%) Puppet
3 259 (10.07%) Opscode Chef
4 141 (5.48%) Kubernetes
5 106 (4.12%) Terraform
6 41 (1.59%) Nagios
7 31 (1.20%) Salt
8 29 (1.13%) Hadoop YARN
8 29 (1.13%) logstash
9 24 (0.93%) HAProxy
10 22 (0.86%) Rancher
11 18 (0.70%) Packer
12 16 (0.62%) Docker Swarm
13 14 (0.54%) Kibana
13 14 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
14 11 (0.43%) Cacti
15 9 (0.35%) Oozie
15 9 (0.35%) Prometheus
16 8 (0.31%) Grafana
16 8 (0.31%) StatsD
Vendors
1 171 (6.65%) Oracle
2 157 (6.10%) Microsoft
3 123 (4.78%) VMware
4 117 (4.55%) Google
5 106 (4.12%) Red Hat
6 101 (3.93%) Sophos
7 54 (2.10%) Cisco
8 50 (1.94%) Cloudera
9 42 (1.63%) Splunk
10 37 (1.44%) Capita
11 36 (1.40%) Tableau
12 29 (1.13%) Hortonworks
13 28 (1.09%) SaltStack
14 27 (1.05%) IBM
15 26 (1.01%) Atlassian
16 23 (0.89%) Perforce
17 21 (0.82%) SAP
18 20 (0.78%) Palo Alto
19 19 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
20 18 (0.70%) Juniper