Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 39 60
Rank change year-on-year +15 +21 +60
Permanent jobs citing Python 2415 1995 1907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.89% 5.75% 4.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.91% 11.14% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2091 1752 1634
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 17367 17905 21504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.75% 51.64% 50.18%
Number of salaries quoted 15148 15810 18661
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +11 1305 £50,000 - 114
Oxfordshire +10 638 £52,500 +5.00% 54
Berkshire +14 554 £50,000 -4.76% 52
Surrey +16 417 £55,000 +4.76% 22
Hampshire +10 414 £45,000 - 18
East Sussex +12 173 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Buckinghamshire +27 116 £37,500 +4.17% 8
West Sussex +28 44 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Kent +22 31 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Middlesex -1 12 £65,000 +225.00%
M4 Corridor - 11 - -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 1064 (44.06%) Linux
2 1052 (43.56%) Java
3 896 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
4 698 (28.90%) C++
5 655 (27.12%) JavaScript
6 649 (26.87%) SQL
7 627 (25.96%) Amazon AWS
8 588 (24.35%) Software Engineering
9 550 (22.77%) Bash Shell
10 508 (21.04%) C#
11 505 (20.91%) Ruby
12 501 (20.75%) Windows
13 492 (20.37%) DevOps
14 481 (19.92%) Perl
15 469 (19.42%) Degree
16 387 (16.02%) Git (software)
17 381 (15.78%) C
18 377 (15.61%) HTML
19 371 (15.36%) Puppet
20 363 (15.03%) Computer Science
21 347 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
22 340 (14.08%) Test Automation
23 334 (13.83%) CSS
24 320 (13.25%) Opscode Chef
25 316 (13.08%) Finance
26 308 (12.75%) PHP
27 305 (12.63%) Jenkins
27 305 (12.63%) Docker
28 282 (11.68%) Microsoft Azure
29 277 (11.47%) Ansible

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
1 153 (6.34%) Elasticsearch
2 139 (5.76%) Apache Spark
3 120 (4.97%) Apache
4 66 (2.73%) Confluence
5 65 (2.69%) OpenStack
6 57 (2.36%) nginx
7 50 (2.07%) Tomcat
8 40 (1.66%) SAS
9 28 (1.16%) CMS
10 23 (0.95%) Apache Solr
10 23 (0.95%) JBoss
11 19 (0.79%) SharePoint
12 16 (0.66%) Apache Pig
12 16 (0.66%) Drupal
13 15 (0.62%) NServiceBus
14 13 (0.54%) IIS
15 12 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
15 12 (0.50%) uWSGI
16 11 (0.46%) WebLogic
17 10 (0.41%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 51 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.29%) Simulink
5 7 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.25%) SPSS
7 5 (0.21%) Mathematica
7 5 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.17%) Inkscape
9 3 (0.12%) GIMP
10 2 (0.083%) GNU Octave
11 1 (0.041%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.041%) Abaqus
11 1 (0.041%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.041%) Blender
11 1 (0.041%) Maya
11 1 (0.041%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 14 (0.58%) Teamcenter
2 5 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.041%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.041%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.041%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.041%) Sprinklr
3 1 (0.041%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 627 (25.96%) Amazon AWS
2 282 (11.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 219 (9.07%) SaaS
4 69 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
5 53 (2.19%) PaaS
6 52 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
7 43 (1.78%) GitHub
8 34 (1.41%) Amazon S3
9 32 (1.33%) IaaS
10 31 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
11 23 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
12 19 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 18 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
13 18 (0.75%) Azure Machine Learning
14 17 (0.70%) Route 53
15 14 (0.58%) OpenShift
16 13 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
16 13 (0.54%) Azure Data Factory
16 13 (0.54%) Serverless
17 11 (0.46%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 115 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 101 (4.18%) Firewall
3 87 (3.60%) DNS
4 77 (3.19%) VPN
5 71 (2.94%) WAN
6 61 (2.53%) Internet
7 60 (2.48%) SSL
8 52 (2.15%) HTTP
9 49 (2.03%) IPsec
10 43 (1.78%) VoIP
11 39 (1.61%) LAN
12 38 (1.57%) BGP
13 35 (1.45%) Network Security
13 35 (1.45%) OSPF
14 33 (1.37%) DHCP
15 29 (1.20%) MPLS
16 27 (1.12%) Ethernet
16 27 (1.12%) Wireshark
17 21 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
17 21 (0.87%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (11.35%) Big Data
2 268 (11.10%) MySQL
3 240 (9.94%) NoSQL
4 165 (6.83%) PostgreSQL
5 154 (6.38%) Hadoop
6 133 (5.51%) Relational Database
7 128 (5.30%) MongoDB
8 119 (4.93%) SQL Server
9 83 (3.44%) Apache Cassandra
10 51 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
11 47 (1.95%) Redis
12 46 (1.90%) RDBMS
13 42 (1.74%) Data Mining
14 41 (1.70%) Power BI
15 36 (1.49%) Apache Hive
16 30 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
17 29 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 27 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 27 (1.12%) HBase
19 24 (0.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 387 (16.02%) Git (software)
2 305 (12.63%) Jenkins
3 172 (7.12%) JIRA
4 140 (5.80%) Selenium
5 95 (3.93%) Subversion
6 67 (2.77%) Maven
7 63 (2.61%) Cucumber
8 52 (2.15%) Visual Studio
9 47 (1.95%) JUnit
10 44 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 41 (1.70%) JMeter
12 37 (1.53%) Eclipse
13 36 (1.49%) Ant
14 29 (1.20%) GitLab
15 28 (1.16%) Bitbucket
16 27 (1.12%) WebDriver
17 26 (1.08%) NUnit
17 26 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
18 21 (0.87%) Vagrant
19 20 (0.83%) PyCharm
General
1 316 (13.08%) Finance
2 152 (6.29%) Telecoms
3 102 (4.22%) Marketing
4 95 (3.93%) Electronics
5 92 (3.81%) Retail
6 91 (3.77%) Manufacturing
7 76 (3.15%) Banking
8 48 (1.99%) Automotive
9 41 (1.70%) Games
10 26 (1.08%) Back Office
11 22 (0.91%) Military
12 20 (0.83%) Aerospace
13 14 (0.58%) Publishing
14 11 (0.46%) Advertising
15 10 (0.41%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.33%) Law
17 7 (0.29%) Music Industry
18 5 (0.21%) Retail Banking
19 4 (0.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 704 (29.15%) Developer
2 303 (12.55%) Software Engineer
3 281 (11.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 222 (9.19%) Python Developer
5 173 (7.16%) Linux Engineer
6 155 (6.42%) Analyst
7 142 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 135 (5.59%) C++ Software Engineer
9 114 (4.72%) Graduate
10 110 (4.55%) Test Engineer
11 105 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
12 101 (4.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 101 (4.18%) Systems Engineer
13 100 (4.14%) Junior
14 99 (4.10%) Senior Developer
15 93 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
16 88 (3.64%) Cloud Engineer
17 87 (3.60%) Data Scientist
18 84 (3.48%) Java Developer
19 81 (3.35%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 377 (15.61%) HTML
2 334 (13.83%) CSS
3 230 (9.52%) AngularJS
4 223 (9.23%) Web Services
5 194 (8.03%) Node.js
6 190 (7.87%) .NET
7 175 (7.25%) Django
8 119 (4.93%) jQuery
9 116 (4.80%) React
10 113 (4.68%) HTML5
11 96 (3.98%) RESTful
12 87 (3.60%) XML
13 83 (3.44%) REST
14 66 (2.73%) RabbitMQ
15 64 (2.65%) Spring
16 62 (2.57%) LAMP
17 61 (2.53%) Natural Language Processing
17 61 (2.53%) Qt
18 59 (2.44%) CSS3
18 59 (2.44%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 363 (15.03%) Computer Science
2 173 (7.16%) Algorithms
3 168 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
4 99 (4.10%) User Experience
5 95 (3.93%) Fintech
6 84 (3.48%) Data Centre
7 53 (2.19%) Public Cloud
8 49 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
9 42 (1.74%) CUDA
10 36 (1.49%) Mobile App
11 34 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
12 31 (1.28%) Management Information System
13 28 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
14 25 (1.04%) Data Structures
15 24 (0.99%) Client/Server
16 20 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
17 18 (0.75%) Blog
18 17 (0.70%) Clustering
19 15 (0.62%) Cloud Native
19 15 (0.62%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1064 (44.06%) Linux
2 501 (20.75%) Windows
3 212 (8.78%) Unix
4 167 (6.92%) CentOS
5 141 (5.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 85 (3.52%) Ubuntu
7 55 (2.28%) Debian
8 45 (1.86%) Windows Server
9 31 (1.28%) Android
10 26 (1.08%) Apple iOS
11 25 (1.04%) Solaris
12 16 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
12 16 (0.66%) Mac OS
12 16 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
13 12 (0.50%) VxWorks
14 11 (0.46%) AIX
15 9 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
16 7 (0.29%) CoreOS
16 7 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
17 5 (0.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 896 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 588 (24.35%) Software Engineering
3 492 (20.37%) DevOps
4 347 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
5 340 (14.08%) Test Automation
6 272 (11.26%) Mathematics
7 271 (11.22%) Scrum
8 235 (9.73%) Mentoring
9 226 (9.36%) TDD
10 208 (8.61%) Open Source
11 205 (8.49%) Machine Learning
12 187 (7.74%) Analytics
13 175 (7.25%) OO
14 173 (7.16%) Configuration Management
15 157 (6.50%) Physics
16 146 (6.05%) Web Development
17 143 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
18 142 (5.88%) SDLC
19 117 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
20 111 (4.60%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1052 (43.56%) Java
2 698 (28.90%) C++
3 655 (27.12%) JavaScript
4 649 (26.87%) SQL
5 550 (22.77%) Bash Shell
6 508 (21.04%) C#
7 505 (20.91%) Ruby
8 481 (19.92%) Perl
9 381 (15.78%) C
10 308 (12.75%) PHP
11 270 (11.18%) PowerShell
12 202 (8.36%) R
13 115 (4.76%) Go
14 101 (4.18%) Scala
15 82 (3.40%) Shell Script
16 73 (3.02%) MATLAB
17 41 (1.70%) T-SQL
18 24 (0.99%) Lua
19 23 (0.95%) Bourne shell
19 23 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 469 (19.42%) Degree
2 148 (6.13%) Security Cleared
3 137 (5.67%) PhD
4 99 (4.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 80 (3.31%) SC Cleared
6 36 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 35 (1.45%) RHCE
8 32 (1.33%) AWS Certification
9 31 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
9 31 (1.28%) RHCSA
10 27 (1.12%) DV Cleared
11 23 (0.95%) ISTQB
11 23 (0.95%) MCSD
12 21 (0.87%) ISEB
13 20 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
14 18 (0.75%) Master's Degree
15 17 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 16 (0.66%) CCNA
17 15 (0.62%) CCNP
18 14 (0.58%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 246 (10.19%) QA
2 28 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.54%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.50%) HIPAA
5 12 (0.50%) SLA
6 7 (0.29%) GCP
7 6 (0.25%) PMO
8 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.17%) SSAE 16
9 3 (0.12%) JTAG
10 2 (0.083%) GDPR
10 2 (0.083%) GPG13
10 2 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.041%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.041%) HL7
System Software
1 305 (12.63%) Docker
2 138 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (2.36%) Active Directory
4 54 (2.24%) Hyper-V
5 23 (0.95%) vSphere
6 20 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
7 19 (0.79%) Firmware
8 18 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (0.70%) KVM
10 15 (0.62%) Xen
11 9 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 9 (0.37%) VirtualBox
12 8 (0.33%) vCloud
13 7 (0.29%) Apache Flume
14 4 (0.17%) HDFS
14 4 (0.17%) NFS
14 4 (0.17%) Sendmail
15 3 (0.12%) LXC
16 2 (0.083%) iptables
16 2 (0.083%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 371 (15.36%) Puppet
2 320 (13.25%) Opscode Chef
3 277 (11.47%) Ansible
4 110 (4.55%) Terraform
5 71 (2.94%) Kubernetes
6 45 (1.86%) Nagios
7 36 (1.49%) Grafana
8 28 (1.16%) Packer
9 27 (1.12%) Kibana
9 27 (1.12%) Salt
10 21 (0.87%) logstash
11 20 (0.83%) SCCM
12 17 (0.70%) StatsD
13 11 (0.46%) Prometheus
14 10 (0.41%) Rancher
15 9 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
16 8 (0.33%) Cobbler
16 8 (0.33%) ZABBIX
17 7 (0.29%) Oozie
17 7 (0.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 200 (8.28%) Red Hat
2 194 (8.03%) Microsoft
3 168 (6.96%) VMware
4 121 (5.01%) Oracle
5 78 (3.23%) Cisco
6 74 (3.06%) Google
7 70 (2.90%) Sophos
8 69 (2.86%) SAP
9 46 (1.90%) Tableau
10 41 (1.70%) HP
11 32 (1.33%) New Relic
11 32 (1.33%) Palo Alto
12 31 (1.28%) Hortonworks
13 30 (1.24%) Juniper
14 22 (0.91%) Atlassian
15 20 (0.83%) ArcSight
16 19 (0.79%) ServiceNow
16 19 (0.79%) Sun
16 19 (0.79%) Talend
16 19 (0.79%) Zend