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

Python
England > South East
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 24 26
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,939 2,221 2,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.43% 8.40% 7.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.40% 14.98% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,629 1,783 2,079
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +1.01%
10th Percentile £33,000 £30,000 £28,550
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £64,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.35% +4.55%

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 12,594 14,829 17,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 54.75% 56.10% 57.51%
Number of salaries quoted 10,777 12,821 15,577
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 27 January 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 January 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 +8 1,043 £55,000 +4.76% 212
Berkshire +7 496 £57,500 +9.52% 93
Oxfordshire -1 408 £50,000 -9.09% 95
Hampshire -5 408 £47,500 +5.56% 91
Surrey -3 226 £55,000 - 64
Buckinghamshire +66 139 £52,500 +16.67% 24
East Sussex -8 138 £46,250 +2.78% 14
West Sussex +5 80 £50,000 +5.26% 11
Kent -7 29 £45,000 +28.57% 11
Middlesex 0 11 £57,500 -4.96%
Isle of Wight - 1 £47,500 - 1
Home Counties - 1 - -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 623 (32.13%) Linux
2 577 (29.76%) Java
3 541 (27.90%) Software Engineering
4 513 (26.46%) JavaScript
5 512 (26.41%) Agile Software Development
6 483 (24.91%) SQL
7 453 (23.36%) AWS
8 444 (22.90%) DevOps
9 425 (21.92%) Degree
10 397 (20.47%) C++
11 378 (19.49%) Git (software)
12 364 (18.77%) Docker
13 344 (17.74%) C#
14 280 (14.44%) Azure
14 280 (14.44%) Bash Shell
15 262 (13.51%) Windows
16 254 (13.10%) Computer Science
17 241 (12.43%) Ansible
18 232 (11.96%) Kubernetes
19 221 (11.40%) .NET
20 217 (11.19%) PHP
21 216 (11.14%) HTML
22 212 (10.93%) C
23 211 (10.88%) Jenkins
24 205 (10.57%) Machine Learning
24 205 (10.57%) Ruby
25 204 (10.52%) Problem-Solving
26 201 (10.37%) Finance
27 199 (10.26%) Analytics
28 196 (10.11%) Mathematics

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 78 (4.02%) Apache
2 76 (3.92%) Apache Spark
2 76 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
3 33 (1.70%) SAS
4 32 (1.65%) IIS
5 30 (1.55%) Confluence
6 28 (1.44%) nginx
7 27 (1.39%) Tomcat
8 23 (1.19%) GeoServer
8 23 (1.19%) OpenStack
9 22 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
10 18 (0.93%) MS Exchange
11 16 (0.83%) Apache Solr
12 14 (0.72%) JBoss
12 14 (0.72%) WebLogic
13 13 (0.67%) WebSphere
14 12 (0.62%) ArcGIS
15 11 (0.57%) CICS
15 11 (0.57%) CMS
16 6 (0.31%) Smallworld
Applications
1 20 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (0.77%) Adobe XD
4 9 (0.46%) Simulink
5 7 (0.36%) GNU Octave
5 7 (0.36%) SPSS
6 6 (0.31%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.21%) Stata
8 2 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.10%) Avid Media Composer
8 2 (0.10%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.10%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.052%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.052%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.052%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.15%) CA PPM
2 3 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.052%) Maximo
3 1 (0.052%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 453 (23.36%) AWS
2 280 (14.44%) Azure
3 115 (5.93%) SaaS
4 99 (5.11%) GCP
5 75 (3.87%) Power Platform
6 57 (2.94%) IaaS
7 56 (2.89%) AWS CloudFormation
8 52 (2.68%) GitHub
9 42 (2.17%) PaaS
10 39 (2.01%) Serverless
11 29 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
12 27 (1.39%) Amazon S3
13 22 (1.13%) OpenShift
14 20 (1.03%) DigitalOcean
15 19 (0.98%) Office 365
16 17 (0.88%) Amazon ECS
17 16 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
17 16 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
18 13 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
19 12 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 102 (5.26%) DNS
2 98 (5.05%) TCP/IP
3 85 (4.38%) Firewall
4 51 (2.63%) DHCP
5 48 (2.48%) Internet
6 43 (2.22%) Wireless
7 38 (1.96%) LAN
8 34 (1.75%) WAN
9 33 (1.70%) HTTP
10 31 (1.60%) VPN
11 30 (1.55%) BGP
12 20 (1.03%) Network Security
12 20 (1.03%) SSH
13 18 (0.93%) Bluetooth
14 17 (0.88%) OSPF
15 16 (0.83%) SMTP
16 15 (0.77%) MPLS
17 14 (0.72%) SSL
17 14 (0.72%) Wireshark
18 13 (0.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (8.72%) PostgreSQL
2 149 (7.68%) MySQL
3 143 (7.37%) Big Data
4 104 (5.36%) SQL Server
5 94 (4.85%) Hadoop
6 89 (4.59%) MongoDB
7 82 (4.23%) Relational Database
8 78 (4.02%) NoSQL
9 75 (3.87%) Power BI
10 56 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
11 48 (2.48%) GIS
12 38 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
13 34 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 34 (1.75%) Redis
14 30 (1.55%) RDBMS
15 25 (1.29%) Data Mining
16 22 (1.13%) Oracle Database
17 20 (1.03%) Neo4j
18 19 (0.98%) MariaDB
18 19 (0.98%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 378 (19.49%) Git (software)
2 211 (10.88%) Jenkins
3 96 (4.95%) JIRA
4 44 (2.27%) Selenium
5 43 (2.22%) webpack
6 40 (2.06%) Subversion
7 29 (1.50%) Visual Studio
8 26 (1.34%) Eclipse
9 23 (1.19%) CircleCI
10 22 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 21 (1.08%) GitLab
11 21 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
12 17 (0.88%) Eclipse RCP
13 16 (0.83%) Cucumber
13 16 (0.83%) Jasmine
13 16 (0.83%) JMeter
14 15 (0.77%) HP UFT
15 14 (0.72%) Bitbucket
15 14 (0.72%) Travis CI
16 12 (0.62%) Maven
General
1 201 (10.37%) Finance
2 102 (5.26%) Electronics
3 78 (4.02%) Marketing
3 78 (4.02%) Telecoms
4 60 (3.09%) Retail
5 54 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 54 (2.78%) Public Sector
6 41 (2.11%) Games
7 38 (1.96%) Automotive
8 27 (1.39%) Aerospace
9 16 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
10 12 (0.62%) Banking
10 12 (0.62%) Law
11 10 (0.52%) Advertising
12 8 (0.41%) Military
13 6 (0.31%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.21%) Back Office
15 3 (0.15%) Avionics
16 2 (0.10%) Legal
16 2 (0.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 554 (28.57%) Developer
2 321 (16.55%) Software Engineer
3 196 (10.11%) Python Developer
4 178 (9.18%) DevOps Engineer
5 145 (7.48%) Analyst
6 89 (4.59%) Python Engineer
7 86 (4.44%) Software Developer
8 81 (4.18%) Senior Developer
9 79 (4.07%) Architect
10 78 (4.02%) Data Analyst
11 73 (3.76%) Graduate
12 72 (3.71%) Full Stack Developer
13 61 (3.15%) Data Scientist
14 60 (3.09%) Junior
15 59 (3.04%) Administrator
15 59 (3.04%) Senior Software Engineer
16 55 (2.84%) C# Developer
17 54 (2.78%) Python Software Engineer
18 51 (2.63%) .NET Developer
19 48 (2.48%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (11.40%) .NET
2 216 (11.14%) HTML
3 185 (9.54%) CSS
4 176 (9.08%) AngularJS
5 151 (7.79%) Web Services
6 145 (7.48%) REST
7 143 (7.37%) Node.js
8 138 (7.12%) React
9 131 (6.76%) Django
10 91 (4.69%) RESTful
11 85 (4.38%) HTML5
12 78 (4.02%) Flask
13 71 (3.66%) XML
14 66 (3.40%) ASP.NET
15 63 (3.25%) JSON
16 58 (2.99%) Kafka
17 57 (2.94%) jQuery
18 55 (2.84%) CSS3
19 38 (1.96%) Vue.js
20 37 (1.91%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 137 (7.07%) Algorithms
2 132 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (3.76%) Greenfield Project
4 69 (3.56%) User Experience
5 48 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
6 44 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
7 42 (2.17%) Data Centre
8 35 (1.81%) Management Information System
9 29 (1.50%) Embedded Systems
10 25 (1.29%) Client/Server
10 25 (1.29%) Private Cloud
11 23 (1.19%) Clustering
11 23 (1.19%) Public Cloud
12 22 (1.13%) Robotics
13 19 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (0.93%) CAN bus
15 15 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
15 15 (0.77%) Mainframe
15 15 (0.77%) Virtual Team
16 14 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 623 (32.13%) Linux
2 262 (13.51%) Windows
3 85 (4.38%) Unix
4 66 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 56 (2.89%) Android
6 52 (2.68%) CentOS
7 48 (2.48%) Apple iOS
8 35 (1.81%) Windows Server
9 34 (1.75%) Ubuntu
10 18 (0.93%) FreeRTOS
11 13 (0.67%) Debian
12 11 (0.57%) VxWorks
13 10 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
14 9 (0.46%) Mac OS
14 9 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
18 3 (0.15%) Amazon Linux
18 3 (0.15%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (27.90%) Software Engineering
2 512 (26.41%) Agile Software Development
3 444 (22.90%) DevOps
4 254 (13.10%) Computer Science
5 205 (10.57%) Machine Learning
6 204 (10.52%) Problem-Solving
7 199 (10.26%) Analytics
8 196 (10.11%) Mathematics
9 179 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
10 176 (9.08%) Data Science
11 170 (8.77%) Artificial Intelligence
12 152 (7.84%) Test Automation
13 144 (7.43%) Microservices
14 137 (7.07%) Configuration Management
15 132 (6.81%) Business Intelligence
16 131 (6.76%) Data Analysis
17 123 (6.34%) TDD
18 121 (6.24%) SDLC
19 120 (6.19%) Visualisation
20 116 (5.98%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 577 (29.76%) Java
2 513 (26.46%) JavaScript
3 483 (24.91%) SQL
4 397 (20.47%) C++
5 344 (17.74%) C#
6 280 (14.44%) Bash Shell
7 217 (11.19%) PHP
8 212 (10.93%) C
9 205 (10.57%) Ruby
10 180 (9.28%) Perl
11 166 (8.56%) R
12 144 (7.43%) PowerShell
13 132 (6.81%) MATLAB
14 90 (4.64%) Go
15 69 (3.56%) TypeScript
16 63 (3.25%) Scala
17 56 (2.89%) Shell Script
18 33 (1.70%) ES6
19 31 (1.60%) Embedded C
19 31 (1.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 425 (21.92%) Degree
2 154 (7.94%) Security Cleared
3 143 (7.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 98 (5.05%) SC Cleared
5 49 (2.53%) DV Cleared
6 46 (2.37%) PhD
7 34 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (1.39%) ISTQB
9 24 (1.24%) AWS Certification
10 22 (1.13%) CCNP
10 22 (1.13%) Numerate Degree
11 21 (1.08%) ISEB
12 14 (0.72%) CCIE
12 14 (0.72%) Master's Degree
13 13 (0.67%) CCNA
14 12 (0.62%) PMI Certification
15 11 (0.57%) DBS Check
16 10 (0.52%) PMP
17 9 (0.46%) TOGAF Certification
18 8 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (5.72%) QA
2 49 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (1.55%) SLA
4 26 (1.34%) Data Quality
5 18 (0.93%) ISO 9001
6 15 (0.77%) GDPR
7 11 (0.57%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.41%) ISO 22301
8 8 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 7 (0.36%) NIST
10 3 (0.15%) IEC 61508
10 3 (0.15%) JTAG
11 1 (0.052%) COBIT
11 1 (0.052%) MiFID
System Software
1 364 (18.77%) Docker
2 78 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (3.30%) Firmware
4 56 (2.89%) Active Directory
5 19 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (0.88%) NFS
7 16 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 15 (0.77%) vSphere
9 12 (0.62%) iptables
9 12 (0.62%) Xen
10 11 (0.57%) KVM
11 10 (0.52%) ACF2
11 10 (0.52%) RACF
12 8 (0.41%) Hyper-V
13 7 (0.36%) VMware NSX
14 6 (0.31%) QEMU
15 4 (0.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 4 (0.21%) Kamailio
16 3 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
16 3 (0.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 241 (12.43%) Ansible
2 232 (11.96%) Kubernetes
3 180 (9.28%) Puppet
4 151 (7.79%) Terraform
5 116 (5.98%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (2.17%) Salt
7 33 (1.70%) Grafana
8 30 (1.55%) Nagios
9 18 (0.93%) HAProxy
9 18 (0.93%) Prometheus
10 14 (0.72%) ZABBIX
11 13 (0.67%) Packer
12 11 (0.57%) Kibana
12 11 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
13 10 (0.52%) vRealize
14 9 (0.46%) Nessus
14 9 (0.46%) SELinux
15 7 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
15 7 (0.36%) vCenter Server
16 6 (0.31%) logstash
Vendors
1 140 (7.22%) Microsoft
2 102 (5.26%) Google
2 102 (5.26%) Oracle
3 86 (4.44%) VMware
4 79 (4.07%) Red Hat
5 50 (2.58%) Cisco
6 46 (2.37%) Tableau
7 43 (2.22%) SAP
8 38 (1.96%) Splunk
9 36 (1.86%) IBM
10 25 (1.29%) CheckPoint
11 24 (1.24%) Xamarin
12 23 (1.19%) Juniper
13 19 (0.98%) Atlassian
14 17 (0.88%) New Relic
15 14 (0.72%) HP
15 14 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
16 13 (0.67%) Fortinet
16 13 (0.67%) Palo Alto
17 12 (0.62%) Sun