Period
to 14 November 2019

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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > South East
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 24 25
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 +15
Permanent jobs citing Python 2,152 2,356 2,393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.51% 8.15% 7.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.77% 14.46% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,811 1,913 2,074
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £29,015
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 13,649 16,291 17,216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 54.00% 56.32% 56.30%
Number of salaries quoted 11,837 14,145 15,018
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 14 November 2019.

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 14 November 2019. 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 +5 1,141 £55,000 +4.76% 229
Berkshire +8 533 £55,000 +4.76% 80
Oxfordshire 0 454 £52,500 -4.55% 121
Hampshire +6 447 £47,500 +5.56% 68
Surrey +4 262 £57,500 +4.55% 43
Buckinghamshire +58 154 £50,000 +25.00% 28
East Sussex -16 153 £45,000 -7.69% 17
West Sussex +12 90 £50,000 +5.26% 12
Kent -4 34 £49,000 +15.29% 13
Middlesex -3 20 £57,500 +4.55% 2
Home Counties -5 1 £30,000 -14.29%
Isle of Wight - 1 £47,500 - 1
Python
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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.

1 731 (33.97%) Linux
2 715 (33.22%) Java
3 635 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
4 612 (28.44%) Software Engineering
5 557 (25.88%) JavaScript
6 532 (24.72%) SQL
7 523 (24.30%) AWS
8 518 (24.07%) DevOps
9 487 (22.63%) Degree
10 461 (21.42%) Git (software)
11 452 (21.00%) C++
12 431 (20.03%) C#
13 418 (19.42%) Docker
14 346 (16.08%) Bash Shell
15 332 (15.43%) Computer Science
16 307 (14.27%) Azure
17 288 (13.38%) Windows
18 266 (12.36%) Kubernetes
19 260 (12.08%) Ansible
20 252 (11.71%) Ruby
21 245 (11.38%) .NET
22 239 (11.11%) C
23 238 (11.06%) Mathematics
24 236 (10.97%) PHP
25 232 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
26 228 (10.59%) HTML
27 227 (10.55%) AngularJS
28 221 (10.27%) Finance
29 215 (9.99%) Jenkins
30 211 (9.80%) Analytics

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 89 (4.14%) Apache Spark
2 87 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
3 86 (4.00%) Apache
4 51 (2.37%) Tomcat
5 35 (1.63%) Confluence
5 35 (1.63%) nginx
5 35 (1.63%) SAS
6 30 (1.39%) OpenStack
7 29 (1.35%) WebLogic
8 28 (1.30%) JBoss
9 22 (1.02%) Hyperledger
10 20 (0.93%) GeoServer
11 19 (0.88%) IIS
12 13 (0.60%) ArcGIS
13 11 (0.51%) Apache Solr
14 10 (0.46%) CMS
14 10 (0.46%) Drupal
15 9 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
15 9 (0.42%) WordPress
16 8 (0.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.74%) Adobe XD
4 10 (0.46%) Simulink
5 7 (0.33%) SPSS
6 5 (0.23%) GNU Octave
7 4 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.19%) Stata
8 1 (0.046%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.046%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.046%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.046%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.046%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.046%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.046%) Sketch
8 1 (0.046%) Weka
Business Applications
1 5 (0.23%) CA PPM
1 5 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.093%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.046%) Maximo
4 1 (0.046%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.046%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 523 (24.30%) AWS
2 307 (14.27%) Azure
3 129 (5.99%) GCP
4 104 (4.83%) SaaS
5 78 (3.62%) Power Platform
6 64 (2.97%) AWS CloudFormation
7 57 (2.65%) Serverless
8 52 (2.42%) GitHub
9 44 (2.04%) IaaS
10 38 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
11 35 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
12 31 (1.44%) Amazon S3
13 29 (1.35%) PaaS
14 23 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
15 19 (0.88%) DigitalOcean
16 15 (0.70%) Akamai
16 15 (0.70%) OpenShift
17 14 (0.65%) Amazon Cognito
17 14 (0.65%) Google Analytics
18 13 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (5.44%) TCP/IP
2 85 (3.95%) DNS
3 73 (3.39%) Firewall
4 41 (1.91%) Internet
4 41 (1.91%) Wireless
5 40 (1.86%) VPN
6 38 (1.77%) DHCP
7 36 (1.67%) HTTP
8 30 (1.39%) LAN
9 26 (1.21%) WAN
10 20 (0.93%) SMTP
10 20 (0.93%) SSL
11 19 (0.88%) Network Security
12 18 (0.84%) BGP
13 15 (0.70%) SNMP
14 13 (0.60%) 5G
14 13 (0.60%) OSPF
14 13 (0.60%) SAN
15 12 (0.56%) IMAP
16 11 (0.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (7.71%) PostgreSQL
2 164 (7.62%) MySQL
3 146 (6.78%) SQL Server
4 142 (6.60%) Big Data
5 119 (5.53%) MongoDB
6 118 (5.48%) Hadoop
7 109 (5.07%) NoSQL
8 94 (4.37%) Relational Database
9 78 (3.62%) Power BI
10 62 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
11 61 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
12 45 (2.09%) GIS
13 36 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 36 (1.67%) MariaDB
14 34 (1.58%) RDBMS
15 28 (1.30%) Blockchain
16 27 (1.25%) Redis
17 24 (1.12%) Oracle Database
18 20 (0.93%) Data Lake
19 19 (0.88%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 461 (21.42%) Git (software)
2 215 (9.99%) Jenkins
3 107 (4.97%) JIRA
4 62 (2.88%) Selenium
5 49 (2.28%) Bitbucket
5 49 (2.28%) Subversion
6 40 (1.86%) webpack
7 36 (1.67%) Cucumber
8 33 (1.53%) Maven
9 30 (1.39%) Visual Studio
10 29 (1.35%) TeamCity
11 26 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 21 (0.98%) JMeter
13 20 (0.93%) WebDriver
14 18 (0.84%) Appium
14 18 (0.84%) SpecFlow
15 16 (0.74%) Jasmine
15 16 (0.74%) TestRail
16 15 (0.70%) Mocha
16 15 (0.70%) Travis CI
General
1 221 (10.27%) Finance
2 107 (4.97%) Electronics
3 98 (4.55%) Marketing
4 84 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 77 (3.58%) Public Sector
5 77 (3.58%) Retail
6 70 (3.25%) Manufacturing
7 52 (2.42%) Games
8 42 (1.95%) Automotive
9 39 (1.81%) Aerospace
10 24 (1.12%) Law
11 23 (1.07%) Banking
12 11 (0.51%) Advertising
13 9 (0.42%) Military
14 6 (0.28%) Avionics
14 6 (0.28%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.28%) Publishing
15 5 (0.23%) Back Office
15 5 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 648 (30.11%) Developer
2 380 (17.66%) Software Engineer
3 210 (9.76%) Python Developer
4 198 (9.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 118 (5.48%) Analyst
6 94 (4.37%) Software Developer
7 88 (4.09%) Senior Software Engineer
8 82 (3.81%) Python Engineer
8 82 (3.81%) Senior Developer
9 79 (3.67%) Graduate
10 76 (3.53%) Architect
11 73 (3.39%) Full Stack Developer
12 70 (3.25%) C# Developer
13 68 (3.16%) AWS Engineer
14 65 (3.02%) Data Engineer
15 64 (2.97%) Linux Engineer
15 64 (2.97%) Research Engineer
16 63 (2.93%) Java Developer
17 61 (2.83%) Cloud Engineer
17 61 (2.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (11.38%) .NET
2 228 (10.59%) HTML
3 227 (10.55%) AngularJS
4 197 (9.15%) CSS
5 161 (7.48%) Django
6 153 (7.11%) Node.js
7 151 (7.02%) Web Services
8 149 (6.92%) React
9 142 (6.60%) REST
10 132 (6.13%) RESTful
11 80 (3.72%) XML
12 74 (3.44%) Flask
13 71 (3.30%) HTML5
14 66 (3.07%) jQuery
15 65 (3.02%) ASP.NET
16 63 (2.93%) Spring
17 58 (2.70%) Kafka
18 51 (2.37%) JSON
19 47 (2.18%) Vue.js
20 46 (2.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 180 (8.36%) Algorithms
2 137 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
4 64 (2.97%) Public Cloud
5 63 (2.93%) Private Cloud
6 60 (2.79%) User Experience
7 50 (2.32%) Self-Motivation
8 47 (2.18%) Management Information System
9 40 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
10 38 (1.77%) Data Centre
11 31 (1.44%) Embedded Systems
11 31 (1.44%) Mobile App
12 29 (1.35%) Robotics
13 27 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
14 25 (1.16%) Client/Server
14 25 (1.16%) Cloud Native
15 23 (1.07%) Clustering
15 23 (1.07%) Data Structures
16 18 (0.84%) FMCG
16 18 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 731 (33.97%) Linux
2 288 (13.38%) Windows
3 110 (5.11%) Unix
4 85 (3.95%) Android
5 73 (3.39%) Apple iOS
6 69 (3.21%) CentOS
7 55 (2.56%) Ubuntu
8 51 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 38 (1.77%) Debian
10 34 (1.58%) Windows Server
11 14 (0.65%) Mac OS
12 10 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
13 9 (0.42%) Windows 10
13 9 (0.42%) Windows 7
14 8 (0.37%) FreeRTOS
14 8 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.23%) VMS
17 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 635 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
2 612 (28.44%) Software Engineering
3 518 (24.07%) DevOps
4 332 (15.43%) Computer Science
5 238 (11.06%) Mathematics
6 232 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
7 211 (9.80%) Analytics
8 210 (9.76%) Machine Learning
9 209 (9.71%) Test Automation
10 208 (9.67%) Data Science
11 184 (8.55%) Problem-Solving
12 174 (8.09%) Artificial Intelligence
13 161 (7.48%) Microservices
14 156 (7.25%) TDD
15 151 (7.02%) SDLC
16 148 (6.88%) Configuration Management
17 144 (6.69%) Unit Testing
18 133 (6.18%) Open Source
19 132 (6.13%) Scrum
20 131 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 715 (33.22%) Java
2 557 (25.88%) JavaScript
3 532 (24.72%) SQL
4 452 (21.00%) C++
5 431 (20.03%) C#
6 346 (16.08%) Bash Shell
7 252 (11.71%) Ruby
8 239 (11.11%) C
9 236 (10.97%) PHP
10 168 (7.81%) R
11 165 (7.67%) Perl
12 157 (7.30%) PowerShell
13 116 (5.39%) MATLAB
14 102 (4.74%) Scala
15 92 (4.28%) Go
16 67 (3.11%) TypeScript
17 43 (2.00%) Shell Script
18 33 (1.53%) ES6
19 32 (1.49%) VB
20 26 (1.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 487 (22.63%) Degree
2 175 (8.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 144 (6.69%) Security Cleared
4 71 (3.30%) SC Cleared
5 60 (2.79%) PhD
6 45 (2.09%) DV Cleared
7 34 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (1.21%) ISEB
9 22 (1.02%) AWS Certification
10 21 (0.98%) DBS Check
10 21 (0.98%) ISTQB
11 19 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
12 18 (0.84%) Master's Degree
13 17 (0.79%) CCIE
14 16 (0.74%) CCNP
15 15 (0.70%) CCNA
16 13 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 12 (0.56%) TOGAF Certification
18 8 (0.37%) CISSP
19 7 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (5.86%) QA
2 23 (1.07%) SLA
3 13 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 13 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.14%) GDPR
6 3 (0.14%) IEC 61508
6 3 (0.14%) JTAG
6 3 (0.14%) NIST
7 1 (0.046%) COBIT
7 1 (0.046%) PMO
7 1 (0.046%) PSD2
System Software
1 418 (19.42%) Docker
2 93 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (1.95%) Firmware
4 36 (1.67%) Active Directory
5 27 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (0.88%) vSphere
7 15 (0.70%) Hyper-V
8 11 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 11 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (0.46%) NFS
9 10 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.46%) Xen
10 8 (0.37%) Ceph
11 7 (0.33%) KVM
12 6 (0.28%) HDFS
12 6 (0.28%) VMware NSX
13 4 (0.19%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.19%) iptables
14 3 (0.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 3 (0.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 266 (12.36%) Kubernetes
2 260 (12.08%) Ansible
3 195 (9.06%) Puppet
4 174 (8.09%) Terraform
5 139 (6.46%) Opscode Chef
6 40 (1.86%) Grafana
7 38 (1.77%) Nagios
8 26 (1.21%) Salt
9 25 (1.16%) Prometheus
10 22 (1.02%) HAProxy
11 17 (0.79%) ZABBIX
12 16 (0.74%) vRealize
13 13 (0.60%) Kibana
14 12 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
15 9 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
16 8 (0.37%) logstash
16 8 (0.37%) vCenter Server
17 6 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 6 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
17 6 (0.28%) Packer
Vendors
1 164 (7.62%) Microsoft
2 116 (5.39%) Google
3 111 (5.16%) Oracle
4 103 (4.79%) VMware
5 59 (2.74%) Red Hat
5 59 (2.74%) SAP
6 44 (2.04%) Tableau
7 38 (1.77%) Splunk
8 31 (1.44%) Cisco
9 26 (1.21%) IBM
10 19 (0.88%) Atlassian
11 17 (0.79%) Informatica
11 17 (0.79%) New Relic
12 15 (0.70%) CheckPoint
12 15 (0.70%) Cypress Semiconductor
13 14 (0.65%) F5
13 14 (0.65%) SolarWinds
13 14 (0.65%) Sun
14 13 (0.60%) SaltStack
14 13 (0.60%) Xamarin