Period
to 27 October 2020

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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > South East
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 22 24
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Python 866 2,119 2,384
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 10.66% 8.41% 8.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.92% 15.69% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 881 1,885 2,028
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,600 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 4,832 13,505 16,368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 59.47% 53.61% 56.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4,158 11,667 14,210
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +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 27 October 2020.

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 27 October 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
Thames Valley +2 388 £55,000 - 110
Hampshire +17 279 £50,000 +5.26% 42
Berkshire +2 191 £57,500 +3.14% 37
Oxfordshire +2 151 £52,500 - 58
Surrey +9 106 £62,500 +4.17% 24
East Sussex +4 72 £62,500 +38.89% 8
Buckinghamshire +3 46 £45,000 -14.29% 15
West Sussex +9 34 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Kent +38 14 £82,500 +52.78% 19
Home Counties +4 1 - -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 South East region with a requirement for Python.

1 295 (34.06%) DevOps
2 286 (33.03%) JavaScript
3 245 (28.29%) SQL
4 210 (24.25%) AWS
5 209 (24.13%) Azure
6 206 (23.79%) Linux
7 199 (22.98%) Docker
8 194 (22.40%) Software Engineering
9 175 (20.21%) Java
10 166 (19.17%) C#
11 163 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
12 143 (16.51%) C++
13 133 (15.36%) Kubernetes
14 130 (15.01%) HTML
15 127 (14.67%) .NET
16 118 (13.63%) Degree
16 118 (13.63%) Git (software)
17 115 (13.28%) Django
18 110 (12.70%) CSS
18 110 (12.70%) Terraform
19 109 (12.59%) GCP
20 106 (12.24%) Computer Science
21 97 (11.20%) PowerShell
22 95 (10.97%) Google
22 95 (10.97%) MySQL
23 92 (10.62%) Ansible
24 90 (10.39%) Big Data
24 90 (10.39%) PHP
24 90 (10.39%) Problem-Solving
25 89 (10.28%) PostgreSQL

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 64 (7.39%) Apache
2 62 (7.16%) Apache Spark
3 39 (4.50%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (1.73%) Confluence
5 13 (1.50%) SAS
6 9 (1.04%) WebLogic
7 8 (0.92%) WordPress
8 6 (0.69%) CMS
8 6 (0.69%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.69%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.58%) ColdFusion
9 5 (0.58%) Drupal
9 5 (0.58%) IIS
9 5 (0.58%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.58%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.46%) nginx
10 4 (0.46%) Tornado
11 3 (0.35%) JBoss
11 3 (0.35%) Pachyderm
11 3 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (1.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.23%) Simulink
3 1 (0.12%) Mathcad
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (1.73%) Magento
2 5 (0.58%) Shopify
3 3 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 210 (24.25%) AWS
2 209 (24.13%) Azure
3 109 (12.59%) GCP
4 73 (8.43%) Power Platform
5 69 (7.97%) SaaS
6 59 (6.81%) Serverless
7 57 (6.58%) PaaS
8 55 (6.35%) GitHub
9 52 (6.00%) AWS Lambda
10 50 (5.77%) IaaS
11 33 (3.81%) Cloud Computing
12 32 (3.70%) Stackdriver
13 27 (3.12%) PowerApps
14 25 (2.89%) Azure Functions
15 18 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
16 16 (1.85%) Office 365
17 13 (1.50%) Amazon S3
18 12 (1.39%) Amazon ECS
19 10 (1.15%) IBM Cloud
20 8 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.04%) DNS
1 35 (4.04%) Internet
2 25 (2.89%) Firewall
3 23 (2.66%) Skype
4 19 (2.19%) TCP/IP
5 18 (2.08%) H.323
6 15 (1.73%) HTTP
6 15 (1.73%) Network Security
7 12 (1.39%) RTP
8 9 (1.04%) VoIP
9 7 (0.81%) 5G
9 7 (0.81%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.58%) DHCP
10 5 (0.58%) SAN
10 5 (0.58%) VPN
10 5 (0.58%) Wireless
11 4 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (0.46%) Software-Defined Radio
11 4 (0.46%) Wireshark
12 3 (0.35%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (10.97%) MySQL
2 90 (10.39%) Big Data
3 89 (10.28%) PostgreSQL
4 71 (8.20%) SQL Server
5 59 (6.81%) Relational Database
6 47 (5.43%) Power BI
7 37 (4.27%) NoSQL
8 36 (4.16%) MongoDB
9 32 (3.70%) Hadoop
10 27 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (2.66%) Data Lake
11 23 (2.66%) Tableau
12 21 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 18 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (1.62%) BigQuery
15 13 (1.50%) Apache Hive
15 13 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
16 11 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
16 11 (1.27%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 118 (13.63%) Git (software)
2 61 (7.04%) Jenkins
3 35 (4.04%) Gradle
4 28 (3.23%) JIRA
5 20 (2.31%) GitLab
6 18 (2.08%) Selenium
7 15 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
8 14 (1.62%) CircleCI
9 11 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
10 9 (1.04%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.69%) Maven
12 5 (0.58%) Xcode
13 4 (0.46%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.46%) JUnit
13 4 (0.46%) SonarQube
13 4 (0.46%) Subversion
14 3 (0.35%) Burp Suite
14 3 (0.35%) JIRA Agile
14 3 (0.35%) Robot Framework
15 2 (0.23%) webpack
General
1 53 (6.12%) Finance
2 52 (6.00%) Public Sector
3 31 (3.58%) Telecoms
4 30 (3.46%) Games
5 24 (2.77%) Marketing
6 15 (1.73%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.15%) Electronics
8 8 (0.92%) Banking
9 6 (0.69%) Aerospace
9 6 (0.69%) Law
9 6 (0.69%) Norwegian Language
10 5 (0.58%) Advertising
11 3 (0.35%) Legal
12 2 (0.23%) Local Government
12 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.23%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.12%) Back Office
13 1 (0.12%) Military
13 1 (0.12%) Police
13 1 (0.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 342 (39.49%) Developer
2 141 (16.28%) Python Developer
3 100 (11.55%) Software Engineer
4 81 (9.35%) Senior Developer
5 80 (9.24%) DevOps Engineer
6 66 (7.62%) Python Engineer
7 56 (6.47%) Data Engineer
8 49 (5.66%) Software Developer
9 41 (4.73%) Applications Developer
10 37 (4.27%) .NET Developer
10 37 (4.27%) Applications Engineer
11 32 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
12 31 (3.58%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 30 (3.46%) Python Software Engineer
14 27 (3.12%) Analyst
14 27 (3.12%) Junior
15 26 (3.00%) JavaScript Developer
15 26 (3.00%) Site Engineer
16 25 (2.89%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 24 (2.77%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (15.01%) HTML
2 127 (14.67%) .NET
3 115 (13.28%) Django
4 110 (12.70%) CSS
5 75 (8.66%) Node.js
6 73 (8.43%) REST
7 67 (7.74%) React
8 64 (7.39%) jQuery
9 62 (7.16%) AngularJS
10 43 (4.97%) RabbitMQ
11 41 (4.73%) RESTful
12 38 (4.39%) Web Services
13 37 (4.27%) ASP.NET
13 37 (4.27%) HTML5
13 37 (4.27%) XML
14 36 (4.16%) Spring
14 36 (4.16%) WebRTC
15 32 (3.70%) Spring Integration
16 27 (3.12%) Vue.js
17 26 (3.00%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.20%) Algorithms
2 40 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
4 25 (2.89%) Public Cloud
5 24 (2.77%) Cloud Native
5 24 (2.77%) Video Conferencing
6 23 (2.66%) User Experience
7 21 (2.42%) Data Centre
8 19 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
9 18 (2.08%) Mobile App
10 13 (1.50%) Driving Licence
11 12 (1.39%) CUDA
12 11 (1.27%) Robotics
13 10 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 9 (1.04%) SCADA
15 8 (0.92%) Blog
15 8 (0.92%) Cyberattack
15 8 (0.92%) Data Structures
15 8 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 206 (23.79%) Linux
2 64 (7.39%) Windows
3 37 (4.27%) Android
4 28 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 27 (3.12%) Unix
6 21 (2.42%) CentOS
7 17 (1.96%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.92%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.46%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.35%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.12%) Debian
11 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.12%) Solaris
11 1 (0.12%) VMS
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (34.06%) DevOps
2 194 (22.40%) Software Engineering
3 163 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (12.24%) Computer Science
5 90 (10.39%) Problem-Solving
6 88 (10.16%) Test Automation
7 80 (9.24%) Machine Learning
8 77 (8.89%) Artificial Intelligence
9 74 (8.55%) Data Science
10 71 (8.20%) Mathematics
11 69 (7.97%) OO
12 68 (7.85%) Analytics
13 59 (6.81%) Business Intelligence
14 58 (6.70%) Continuous Integration
15 57 (6.58%) Data Modelling
16 56 (6.47%) Visualisation
17 55 (6.35%) Microservices
18 54 (6.24%) Unit Testing
19 53 (6.12%) TDD
20 47 (5.43%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 286 (33.03%) JavaScript
2 245 (28.29%) SQL
3 175 (20.21%) Java
4 166 (19.17%) C#
5 143 (16.51%) C++
6 97 (11.20%) PowerShell
7 90 (10.39%) PHP
8 80 (9.24%) C
9 69 (7.97%) Bash Shell
10 64 (7.39%) R
11 42 (4.85%) TypeScript
12 41 (4.73%) Ruby
13 40 (4.62%) Go
13 40 (4.62%) Scala
14 39 (4.50%) Perl
15 29 (3.35%) VB.NET
16 26 (3.00%) MATLAB
17 17 (1.96%) Rust
18 16 (1.85%) Groovy
19 11 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 118 (13.63%) Degree
2 55 (6.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 49 (5.66%) Security Cleared
4 38 (4.39%) SC Cleared
5 34 (3.93%) PhD
6 11 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.69%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.46%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.23%) CISA
9 2 (0.23%) GSEC
9 2 (0.23%) SANS
10 1 (0.12%) CISSP
10 1 (0.12%) GIAC
10 1 (0.12%) HND
10 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.12%) MCSE
10 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.12%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.97%) QA
2 22 (2.54%) SLA
3 20 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (2.08%) PMO
5 13 (1.50%) GDPR
6 12 (1.39%) NIST
7 10 (1.15%) NIST 800
8 8 (0.92%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.69%) ISO 22301
10 4 (0.46%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.23%) DICOM
12 1 (0.12%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.12%) NCSC
System Software
1 199 (22.98%) Docker
2 16 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.50%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.92%) KVM
7 5 (0.58%) HDFS
8 4 (0.46%) Firmware
8 4 (0.46%) LXC
9 3 (0.35%) GPFS
9 3 (0.35%) NFS
10 2 (0.23%) iptables
10 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.23%) vSphere
11 1 (0.12%) Ceph
11 1 (0.12%) Gluster
11 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 133 (15.36%) Kubernetes
2 110 (12.70%) Terraform
3 92 (10.62%) Ansible
4 38 (4.39%) Grafana
5 24 (2.77%) Puppet
6 15 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.81%) Prometheus
8 5 (0.58%) Cobbler
9 3 (0.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 2 (0.23%) Nagios
10 2 (0.23%) Packer
10 2 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.12%) Kibana
11 1 (0.12%) Rancher
11 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.12%) SELinux
Vendors
1 95 (10.97%) Google
2 84 (9.70%) Microsoft
3 34 (3.93%) Splunk
4 32 (3.70%) ServiceNow
5 25 (2.89%) IBM
6 22 (2.54%) VMware
7 21 (2.42%) Oracle
8 19 (2.19%) Xamarin
9 14 (1.62%) Databricks
10 13 (1.50%) Zend
11 12 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (1.15%) Hortonworks
13 8 (0.92%) BroadSoft
13 8 (0.92%) Percona
14 6 (0.69%) Cisco
14 6 (0.69%) Qualys
15 4 (0.46%) Cadence
15 4 (0.46%) Cloudera
15 4 (0.46%) Red Hat
15 4 (0.46%) Veritas