Period
to 12 August 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 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > South East
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 22 24
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,106 2,195 2,521
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 10.24% 8.41% 8.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.20% 15.60% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 969 1,902 2,114
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,125 £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 6,076 14,068 17,096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.26% 53.89% 57.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5,152 12,056 14,779
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,750 £29,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
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 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 12 August 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 12 August 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 +8 538 £52,500 -4.55% 75
Hampshire +3 279 £50,000 +5.26% 52
Berkshire +6 261 £55,000 -4.35% 27
Oxfordshire +1 205 £51,500 -6.36% 40
Surrey +13 148 £60,000 - 31
East Sussex +12 79 £55,000 +22.22% 5
West Sussex +41 78 £57,500 +27.78% 7
Buckinghamshire +26 72 £50,000 - 8
Kent +56 30 £75,000 +50.00% 3
Home Counties +4 1 - -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 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.

1 320 (28.93%) JavaScript
2 300 (27.12%) DevOps
3 297 (26.85%) Software Engineering
4 296 (26.76%) SQL
5 295 (26.67%) Linux
6 267 (24.14%) Java
7 260 (23.51%) Agile Software Development
8 250 (22.60%) AWS
9 246 (22.24%) Azure
10 233 (21.07%) Degree
11 229 (20.71%) C#
12 227 (20.52%) C++
13 226 (20.43%) Docker
14 223 (20.16%) Git (software)
15 160 (14.47%) .NET
16 141 (12.75%) Mathematics
16 141 (12.75%) Computer Science
16 141 (12.75%) HTML
17 139 (12.57%) Kubernetes
18 138 (12.48%) Problem-Solving
19 134 (12.12%) C
20 132 (11.93%) Windows
21 130 (11.75%) Jenkins
22 129 (11.66%) Big Data
23 126 (11.39%) Bash Shell
24 119 (10.76%) Machine Learning
25 114 (10.31%) Analytics
26 111 (10.04%) Artificial Intelligence
27 110 (9.95%) PowerShell
28 108 (9.76%) 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 69 (6.24%) Apache
2 66 (5.97%) Apache Spark
3 26 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (2.26%) Confluence
5 18 (1.63%) SAS
6 14 (1.27%) Tomcat
7 13 (1.18%) WebLogic
8 11 (0.99%) OpenStack
9 9 (0.81%) nginx
10 8 (0.72%) Apache Solr
10 8 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
11 7 (0.63%) Jupyter
11 7 (0.63%) MS Exchange
11 7 (0.63%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.54%) IIS
13 5 (0.45%) JBoss
13 5 (0.45%) Oracle Spatial
13 5 (0.45%) SharePoint
13 5 (0.45%) Tornado
14 4 (0.36%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 22 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.45%) SPSS
4 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.27%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (0.72%) Magento
2 6 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.45%) SAP CRM
3 5 (0.45%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.45%) SAP IS-U
4 4 (0.36%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.18%) assyst
5 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.090%) FastStats
6 1 (0.090%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 250 (22.60%) AWS
2 246 (22.24%) Azure
3 78 (7.05%) Power Platform
4 72 (6.51%) GCP
5 60 (5.42%) SaaS
6 51 (4.61%) Serverless
7 44 (3.98%) Cloud Computing
8 43 (3.89%) AWS Lambda
9 41 (3.71%) GitHub
9 41 (3.71%) PaaS
10 26 (2.35%) IaaS
11 24 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
12 20 (1.81%) AWS CloudFormation
13 17 (1.54%) Amazon S3
13 17 (1.54%) Office 365
13 17 (1.54%) PowerApps
14 12 (1.08%) Azure Functions
15 11 (0.99%) Azure Machine Learning
15 11 (0.99%) Stackdriver
16 8 (0.72%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 62 (5.61%) Firewall
2 34 (3.07%) HTTP
3 30 (2.71%) DNS
3 30 (2.71%) Skype
4 26 (2.35%) TCP/IP
5 18 (1.63%) H.323
5 18 (1.63%) Internet
6 15 (1.36%) Network Security
7 12 (1.08%) VPN
8 11 (0.99%) Ethernet
8 11 (0.99%) Wireless
9 10 (0.90%) LAN
9 10 (0.90%) WAN
10 9 (0.81%) ATM
10 9 (0.81%) Bluetooth
10 9 (0.81%) DHCP
10 9 (0.81%) RTP
11 7 (0.63%) 5G
12 4 (0.36%) SAN
12 4 (0.36%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (11.66%) Big Data
2 97 (8.77%) SQL Server
3 84 (7.59%) MySQL
4 77 (6.96%) PostgreSQL
5 66 (5.97%) Power BI
6 58 (5.24%) Hadoop
7 54 (4.88%) MongoDB
8 52 (4.70%) NoSQL
9 45 (4.07%) Relational Database
10 34 (3.07%) Data Lake
10 34 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
11 30 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 28 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 22 (1.99%) Amazon Redshift
14 19 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
14 19 (1.72%) Redis
14 19 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 18 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
16 16 (1.45%) MariaDB
17 15 (1.36%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 223 (20.16%) Git (software)
2 130 (11.75%) Jenkins
3 40 (3.62%) JIRA
4 31 (2.80%) Selenium
5 29 (2.62%) Octopus Deploy
6 21 (1.90%) Subversion
7 19 (1.72%) Maven
8 16 (1.45%) CircleCI
9 15 (1.36%) Gradle
10 13 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
11 12 (1.08%) Eclipse
11 12 (1.08%) GitLab
12 11 (0.99%) Visual Studio
12 11 (0.99%) Xcode
13 10 (0.90%) Cucumber
13 10 (0.90%) JUnit
14 9 (0.81%) TeamCity
15 8 (0.72%) JMeter
15 8 (0.72%) SonarQube
16 7 (0.63%) Bitbucket
General
1 94 (8.50%) Finance
2 36 (3.25%) Public Sector
3 35 (3.16%) Games
4 30 (2.71%) Aerospace
5 29 (2.62%) Telecoms
6 26 (2.35%) Marketing
7 19 (1.72%) Retail
8 15 (1.36%) Banking
9 14 (1.27%) Electronics
9 14 (1.27%) Legal
10 13 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.18%) Military
11 9 (0.81%) Norwegian Language
12 6 (0.54%) Law
13 5 (0.45%) Advertising
13 5 (0.45%) Local Government
13 5 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.36%) Automotive
14 4 (0.36%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 384 (34.72%) Developer
2 194 (17.54%) Software Engineer
3 151 (13.65%) Python Developer
4 124 (11.21%) DevOps Engineer
5 99 (8.95%) Software Developer
6 91 (8.23%) Python Engineer
7 64 (5.79%) Senior Developer
8 62 (5.61%) Applications Engineer
8 62 (5.61%) Data Engineer
9 60 (5.42%) Analyst
10 50 (4.52%) Applications Developer
11 48 (4.34%) Python Software Engineer
12 46 (4.16%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 38 (3.44%) Junior
14 37 (3.35%) .NET Developer
14 37 (3.35%) C# Software Engineer
14 37 (3.35%) Test Engineer
14 37 (3.35%) Web Applications Developer
14 37 (3.35%) Web Applications Engineer
14 37 (3.35%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (14.47%) .NET
2 141 (12.75%) HTML
3 106 (9.58%) CSS
4 102 (9.22%) Node.js
5 80 (7.23%) Django
6 78 (7.05%) AngularJS
7 77 (6.96%) React
8 71 (6.42%) jQuery
9 70 (6.33%) REST
9 70 (6.33%) RESTful
10 58 (5.24%) HTML5
11 55 (4.97%) XML
12 51 (4.61%) Web Services
13 36 (3.25%) WebRTC
14 34 (3.07%) Flask
15 33 (2.98%) ASP.NET
16 32 (2.89%) JSON
17 30 (2.71%) CSS3
17 30 (2.71%) WinForms
18 27 (2.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 96 (8.68%) Algorithms
2 77 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
3 30 (2.71%) Video Conferencing
4 25 (2.26%) Data Centre
4 25 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
5 24 (2.17%) User Experience
6 21 (1.90%) Mobile App
7 19 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
8 18 (1.63%) Public Cloud
9 15 (1.36%) CUDA
10 13 (1.18%) Cloud Native
11 12 (1.08%) Replication
12 11 (0.99%) Data Structures
12 11 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (0.99%) Industry 4.0
12 11 (0.99%) SCADA
13 9 (0.81%) Robotics
13 9 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
14 8 (0.72%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 295 (26.67%) Linux
2 132 (11.93%) Windows
3 53 (4.79%) Android
4 46 (4.16%) Apple iOS
4 46 (4.16%) Unix
5 20 (1.81%) CentOS
6 14 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.18%) Ubuntu
8 10 (0.90%) Mac OS
8 10 (0.90%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (0.54%) Solaris
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.090%) AIX
12 1 (0.090%) Debian
12 1 (0.090%) Fedora
12 1 (0.090%) SUSE
12 1 (0.090%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (27.12%) DevOps
2 297 (26.85%) Software Engineering
3 260 (23.51%) Agile Software Development
4 141 (12.75%) Computer Science
4 141 (12.75%) Mathematics
5 138 (12.48%) Problem-Solving
6 119 (10.76%) Machine Learning
7 114 (10.31%) Analytics
8 111 (10.04%) Artificial Intelligence
9 105 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
9 105 (9.49%) Test Automation
10 90 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
11 84 (7.59%) OO
12 82 (7.41%) Data Science
12 82 (7.41%) Visualisation
13 72 (6.51%) Data Analysis
13 72 (6.51%) Microservices
13 72 (6.51%) TDD
14 69 (6.24%) Data Modelling
15 68 (6.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 320 (28.93%) JavaScript
2 296 (26.76%) SQL
3 267 (24.14%) Java
4 229 (20.71%) C#
5 227 (20.52%) C++
6 134 (12.12%) C
7 126 (11.39%) Bash Shell
8 110 (9.95%) PowerShell
9 107 (9.67%) R
10 100 (9.04%) PHP
11 77 (6.96%) Perl
12 73 (6.60%) Ruby
13 59 (5.33%) MATLAB
14 52 (4.70%) Go
15 48 (4.34%) Scala
16 35 (3.16%) TypeScript
17 32 (2.89%) Groovy
18 22 (1.99%) VB.NET
19 19 (1.72%) Objective-C
20 17 (1.54%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 233 (21.07%) Degree
2 76 (6.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 74 (6.69%) Security Cleared
4 53 (4.79%) SC Cleared
5 34 (3.07%) PhD
6 19 (1.72%) DV Cleared
6 19 (1.72%) Numerate Degree
7 9 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (0.72%) CISSP
8 8 (0.72%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.72%) TOGAF Certification
9 7 (0.63%) CCNP
9 7 (0.63%) CEH
9 7 (0.63%) CISM
9 7 (0.63%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.45%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.36%) ISEB
12 3 (0.27%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.27%) CCNA
12 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.24%) QA
2 32 (2.89%) GDPR
3 22 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.36%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.08%) Data Quality
5 12 (1.08%) NIST
6 11 (0.99%) NIST 800
6 11 (0.99%) PMO
7 9 (0.81%) GAAP
7 9 (0.81%) SLA
8 8 (0.72%) HIPAA
9 5 (0.45%) ISO 13485
9 5 (0.45%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.090%) NCSC
10 1 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 226 (20.43%) Docker
2 32 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.63%) Firmware
4 17 (1.54%) Active Directory
5 14 (1.27%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.90%) vSphere
7 8 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.54%) KVM
8 6 (0.54%) vCloud
9 4 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.36%) HDFS
9 4 (0.36%) LXC
10 2 (0.18%) ACF2
10 2 (0.18%) RACF
10 2 (0.18%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.090%) Ceph
11 1 (0.090%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 139 (12.57%) Kubernetes
2 108 (9.76%) Ansible
3 88 (7.96%) Terraform
4 40 (3.62%) Puppet
5 31 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (1.36%) Grafana
7 7 (0.63%) QRadar
8 6 (0.54%) CFEngine
8 6 (0.54%) Nagios
8 6 (0.54%) Salt
8 6 (0.54%) SELinux
9 5 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
9 5 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.36%) OpenView
10 4 (0.36%) Packer
11 3 (0.27%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.18%) HP ALM
12 2 (0.18%) Observium
12 2 (0.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 95 (8.59%) Microsoft
2 59 (5.33%) Google
3 50 (4.52%) Oracle
4 43 (3.89%) VMware
5 41 (3.71%) Tableau
6 29 (2.62%) Splunk
6 29 (2.62%) Xamarin
7 20 (1.81%) IBM
7 20 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
8 17 (1.54%) Teradata
9 15 (1.36%) Alteryx
10 14 (1.27%) Cadence
10 14 (1.27%) Red Hat
11 13 (1.18%) Atlassian
11 13 (1.18%) ServiceNow
12 12 (1.08%) Hortonworks
13 11 (0.99%) Blue Prism
14 10 (0.90%) Cisco
14 10 (0.90%) UiPath
15 9 (0.81%) Automation Anywhere