Period
to 11 April 2021

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 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > South East
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 23 22 23
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,118 1,790 2,260
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 8.98% 8.70% 8.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.96% 15.53% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 874 1,465 1,817
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £28,650
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £79,625 £76,250 £73,300
England median annual salary £65,000 £64,823 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.27% +8.04% +4.35%

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 7,007 11,526 14,744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.29% 56.00% 55.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5,870 9,899 12,830
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Python as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python in the South East.

Salary trend for Python in the South East

Python
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python in the South East over the 6 months to 11 April 2021.

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 11 April 2021. 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 -1 527 £55,000 - 121
Hampshire +11 308 £47,500 -5.00% 46
Berkshire -1 300 £57,500 - 55
Oxfordshire -1 161 £55,000 +10.00% 49
Surrey -6 118 £55,500 +0.91% 27
East Sussex +2 82 £53,750 +19.44% 23
Buckinghamshire -3 66 £52,500 - 17
West Sussex -29 37 £60,000 +9.09% 7
Kent -1 33 £37,500 -16.67% 14
Home Counties 0 4 £70,000 -
Middlesex -3 1 £42,500 -41.38%
Python
England

For the 6 months to 11 April 2021, 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.

1 326 (29.16%) Agile Software Development
2 321 (28.71%) Linux
3 315 (28.18%) JavaScript
4 310 (27.73%) AWS
5 297 (26.57%) DevOps
6 293 (26.21%) Azure
6 293 (26.21%) Java
7 285 (25.49%) SQL
8 272 (24.33%) Degree
9 250 (22.36%) Software Engineering
10 245 (21.91%) Docker
11 212 (18.96%) Computer Science
12 192 (17.17%) Kubernetes
13 175 (15.65%) C#
14 169 (15.12%) Git (software)
15 153 (13.69%) C++
16 150 (13.42%) Test Automation
17 147 (13.15%) HTML
18 138 (12.34%) CSS
18 138 (12.34%) Ansible
19 135 (12.08%) Bash Shell
20 130 (11.63%) Terraform
21 123 (11.00%) Computer Science Degree
21 123 (11.00%) GCP
22 117 (10.47%) Microservices
23 113 (10.11%) Django
24 112 (10.02%) Microsoft
25 111 (9.93%) SaaS
26 108 (9.66%) Google
27 107 (9.57%) TDD

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 52 (4.65%) Apache
2 27 (2.42%) Apache Spark
3 25 (2.24%) Confluence
4 23 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (0.98%) nginx
6 10 (0.89%) Drupal
7 9 (0.81%) GemFire
8 8 (0.72%) Apache Airflow
8 8 (0.72%) WordPress
9 7 (0.63%) IIS
9 7 (0.63%) SAS
10 6 (0.54%) Camunda
10 6 (0.54%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.45%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.45%) Tornado
12 4 (0.36%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.36%) Liferay
13 3 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.27%) CMS
13 3 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.54%) OrCAD
4 4 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.36%) Simulink
5 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.089%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.089%) ProjectWise
6 1 (0.089%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (0.45%) Magento
2 3 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.18%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 310 (27.73%) AWS
2 293 (26.21%) Azure
3 123 (11.00%) GCP
4 111 (9.93%) SaaS
5 68 (6.08%) Power Platform
6 60 (5.37%) GitHub
6 60 (5.37%) Serverless
7 55 (4.92%) PaaS
8 54 (4.83%) Cloud Computing
9 53 (4.74%) IaaS
10 46 (4.11%) AWS Lambda
11 35 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
12 29 (2.59%) Google Play
12 29 (2.59%) IBM Cloud
13 24 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
13 24 (2.15%) Amazon EKS
14 23 (2.06%) Amazon S3
15 20 (1.79%) Azure Data Factory
16 17 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 15 (1.34%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 61 (5.46%) TCP/IP
2 45 (4.03%) DNS
3 43 (3.85%) HTTP
4 32 (2.86%) Internet
5 28 (2.50%) Firewall
6 24 (2.15%) Network Security
7 18 (1.61%) Wireshark
8 14 (1.25%) BGP
9 11 (0.98%) SSL
9 11 (0.98%) VoIP
10 10 (0.89%) DHCP
11 9 (0.81%) HTTPS
11 9 (0.81%) OSPF
12 7 (0.63%) Ethernet
12 7 (0.63%) H.323
12 7 (0.63%) SAN
12 7 (0.63%) VPN
13 6 (0.54%) IPsec
13 6 (0.54%) MPLS
13 6 (0.54%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 93 (8.32%) Relational Database
3 90 (8.05%) MySQL
4 83 (7.42%) PostgreSQL
5 69 (6.17%) NoSQL
6 67 (5.99%) MongoDB
7 60 (5.37%) Power BI
8 53 (4.74%) Big Data
9 45 (4.03%) Redis
10 33 (2.95%) Tableau
11 30 (2.68%) Hadoop
12 29 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
13 20 (1.79%) Data Lake
14 18 (1.61%) Apache Hive
14 18 (1.61%) MariaDB
15 17 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
15 17 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 14 (1.25%) BigQuery
17 13 (1.16%) Data Mining
17 13 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 169 (15.12%) Git (software)
2 96 (8.59%) Jenkins
3 69 (6.17%) JIRA
4 59 (5.28%) GitLab
5 40 (3.58%) Selenium
6 19 (1.70%) Fiddler
7 18 (1.61%) Burp Suite
7 18 (1.61%) Charles Proxy
8 16 (1.43%) Cucumber
8 16 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
9 12 (1.07%) Bitbucket
9 12 (1.07%) TeamCity
10 10 (0.89%) Cypress.io
10 10 (0.89%) Gradle
11 9 (0.81%) JUnit
11 9 (0.81%) Protractor
12 8 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (0.72%) Metasploit
12 8 (0.72%) Robot Framework
12 8 (0.72%) Zephyr
General
1 94 (8.41%) Finance
2 48 (4.29%) Law
3 38 (3.40%) Electronics
4 32 (2.86%) Games
5 28 (2.50%) Public Sector
6 26 (2.33%) Marketing
6 26 (2.33%) Telecoms
7 20 (1.79%) Aerospace
8 17 (1.52%) Banking
9 16 (1.43%) Legal
10 15 (1.34%) Retail
11 13 (1.16%) Military
12 11 (0.98%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.98%) Multimedia
13 7 (0.63%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.54%) Automotive
14 6 (0.54%) Publishing
15 5 (0.45%) Back Office
15 5 (0.45%) Billing
16 4 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 372 (33.27%) Developer
2 122 (10.91%) Python Developer
3 108 (9.66%) DevOps Engineer
4 83 (7.42%) Software Engineer
5 62 (5.55%) Analyst
6 58 (5.19%) Data Engineer
7 57 (5.10%) Software Developer
8 56 (5.01%) Cloud Engineer
9 48 (4.29%) Senior Developer
10 42 (3.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 42 (3.76%) Python Engineer
11 39 (3.49%) Full Stack Developer
12 37 (3.31%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 36 (3.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 34 (3.04%) Junior
15 33 (2.95%) Data Scientist
16 31 (2.77%) Consultant
17 30 (2.68%) Test Engineer
17 30 (2.68%) Web Developer
18 29 (2.59%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (13.15%) HTML
2 138 (12.34%) CSS
3 113 (10.11%) Django
4 104 (9.30%) Node.js
5 87 (7.78%) .NET
6 85 (7.60%) REST
7 83 (7.42%) Flask
8 82 (7.33%) React
9 58 (5.19%) AngularJS
10 54 (4.83%) RESTful
11 48 (4.29%) Kafka
12 42 (3.76%) Web Services
13 41 (3.67%) HTML5
14 36 (3.22%) .NET Core
15 33 (2.95%) ASP.NET
16 32 (2.86%) Vue.js
17 26 (2.33%) OAuth
17 26 (2.33%) OpenID
18 25 (2.24%) jQuery
18 25 (2.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 94 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (4.38%) Data Structures
3 47 (4.20%) Linux Command Line
4 42 (3.76%) Algorithms
5 41 (3.67%) Data Centre
6 39 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
7 38 (3.40%) Mobile App
8 31 (2.77%) Greenfield Project
9 29 (2.59%) Management Information System
10 23 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
11 21 (1.88%) Public Cloud
12 17 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (1.43%) User Experience
14 14 (1.25%) Cloud Native
14 14 (1.25%) Renewable Energy
15 13 (1.16%) Security Operations Centre
16 12 (1.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 11 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
18 9 (0.81%) Cybercrime
18 9 (0.81%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 321 (28.71%) Linux
2 79 (7.07%) Windows
3 76 (6.80%) Unix
4 44 (3.94%) Android
5 33 (2.95%) Apple iOS
6 26 (2.33%) CentOS
7 18 (1.61%) Ubuntu
8 15 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.89%) Windows Server
10 8 (0.72%) Debian
11 5 (0.45%) Kali Linux
12 4 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (0.36%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.27%) VMS
13 3 (0.27%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.18%) FreeNAS
15 1 (0.089%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (29.16%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (26.57%) DevOps
3 250 (22.36%) Software Engineering
4 212 (18.96%) Computer Science
5 150 (13.42%) Test Automation
6 117 (10.47%) Microservices
7 107 (9.57%) TDD
8 104 (9.30%) Analytics
8 104 (9.30%) Data Science
9 98 (8.77%) Machine Learning
10 94 (8.41%) Problem-Solving
11 85 (7.60%) Continuous Integration
12 79 (7.07%) Software Testing
13 77 (6.89%) Business Intelligence
14 76 (6.80%) Data Modelling
15 73 (6.53%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 70 (6.26%) Configuration Management
17 68 (6.08%) OO
17 68 (6.08%) Visualisation
18 66 (5.90%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 315 (28.18%) JavaScript
2 293 (26.21%) Java
3 285 (25.49%) SQL
4 175 (15.65%) C#
5 153 (13.69%) C++
6 135 (12.08%) Bash Shell
7 105 (9.39%) PHP
8 101 (9.03%) PowerShell
9 83 (7.42%) TypeScript
10 71 (6.35%) Go
11 69 (6.17%) Ruby
12 60 (5.37%) Perl
13 55 (4.92%) C
14 49 (4.38%) R
15 28 (2.50%) Objective-C
16 23 (2.06%) Shell Script
17 18 (1.61%) Groovy
18 14 (1.25%) Scala
19 13 (1.16%) T-SQL
20 12 (1.07%) ES6
Qualifications
1 272 (24.33%) Degree
2 123 (11.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 56 (5.01%) Security Cleared
4 27 (2.42%) PhD
5 26 (2.33%) SC Cleared
6 20 (1.79%) ISTQB
7 17 (1.52%) OCP
7 17 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
8 12 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (0.89%) Master's Degree
10 9 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.81%) HND
11 8 (0.72%) CIW
11 8 (0.72%) OCA
12 6 (0.54%) CCIE
12 6 (0.54%) ISEB
12 6 (0.54%) JNCIP
12 6 (0.54%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.45%) AWS Certification
13 5 (0.45%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (7.07%) QA
2 21 (1.88%) SLA
3 12 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.45%) GDPR
5 5 (0.45%) ISO 22301
5 5 (0.45%) PMO
6 4 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.36%) NIST
7 3 (0.27%) GRC
8 2 (0.18%) NCSC
9 1 (0.089%) DICOM
9 1 (0.089%) IEC 61131
9 1 (0.089%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.089%) JTAG
System Software
1 245 (21.91%) Docker
2 39 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (2.06%) Active Directory
4 17 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (1.25%) Firmware
7 9 (0.81%) KVM
8 8 (0.72%) vSphere
9 6 (0.54%) HDFS
9 6 (0.54%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.36%) NFS
11 4 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.27%) Kamailio
12 3 (0.27%) Postfix
12 3 (0.27%) Xen
13 2 (0.18%) GPFS
13 2 (0.18%) Samba
13 2 (0.18%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 192 (17.17%) Kubernetes
2 138 (12.34%) Ansible
3 130 (11.63%) Terraform
4 72 (6.44%) Puppet
5 38 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (1.43%) Grafana
7 14 (1.25%) Prometheus
8 10 (0.89%) Packer
9 8 (0.72%) Nmap
10 7 (0.63%) Argo
10 7 (0.63%) Salt
11 6 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.45%) Nessus
12 5 (0.45%) vCenter Server
13 4 (0.36%) Data Guard
13 4 (0.36%) Kibana
13 4 (0.36%) Kubeflow
13 4 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
14 3 (0.27%) Graphite
14 3 (0.27%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 112 (10.02%) Microsoft
2 108 (9.66%) Google
3 58 (5.19%) Oracle
4 49 (4.38%) VMware
5 34 (3.04%) IBM
6 29 (2.59%) Apple
7 24 (2.15%) Cisco
8 23 (2.06%) Databricks
9 22 (1.97%) Red Hat
10 15 (1.34%) SAP
11 11 (0.98%) F5
12 9 (0.81%) Qualys
13 7 (0.63%) BroadSoft
13 7 (0.63%) Cadence
13 7 (0.63%) ESRI
13 7 (0.63%) Okta
13 7 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.63%) Xamarin
14 6 (0.54%) Arista
14 6 (0.54%) Juniper