Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 39 52
Rank change year-on-year +14 +13 +61
Permanent jobs citing Python 2,446 1,836 1,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.88% 5.77% 4.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.75% 11.45% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2,086 1,590 1,687
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +4.65%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,975 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 17,792 16,031 21,106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 57.35% 50.38% 51.63%
Number of salaries quoted 15,535 13,983 18,563
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018. 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 +10 1,369 £50,000 - 203
Oxfordshire +11 712 £55,000 +10.00% 121
Berkshire +14 549 £50,000 -8.26% 70
Surrey +19 427 £55,000 +4.76% 63
Hampshire +3 409 £42,607 -5.32% 59
East Sussex +9 168 £45,000 -7.69% 30
Buckinghamshire +12 111 £37,500 -11.76% 12
Kent +28 30 £40,000 -11.11% 3
West Sussex +13 26 £40,000 - 20
Middlesex -6 12 £60,000 +200.00% 1
M4 Corridor - 4 - -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 1,055 (43.13%) Linux
2 1,029 (42.07%) Java
3 928 (37.94%) Agile Software Development
4 713 (29.15%) C++
5 677 (27.68%) JavaScript
6 648 (26.49%) Amazon AWS
7 637 (26.04%) SQL
8 633 (25.88%) Software Engineering
9 502 (20.52%) Bash Shell
10 498 (20.36%) Windows
11 496 (20.28%) Degree
12 485 (19.83%) C#
13 473 (19.34%) Perl
14 459 (18.77%) DevOps
15 437 (17.87%) Ruby
16 412 (16.84%) Computer Science
17 378 (15.45%) HTML
18 344 (14.06%) CSS
19 340 (13.90%) Git (software)
20 325 (13.29%) Test Automation
21 323 (13.21%) C
22 321 (13.12%) Continuous Integration
23 316 (12.92%) Puppet
24 304 (12.43%) Mathematics
25 301 (12.31%) Jenkins
26 287 (11.73%) PHP
27 278 (11.37%) Opscode Chef
28 271 (11.08%) Ansible
29 267 (10.92%) MySQL
30 265 (10.83%) Big Data

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
1 119 (4.87%) Elasticsearch
2 116 (4.74%) Apache Spark
3 107 (4.37%) Apache
4 58 (2.37%) nginx
4 58 (2.37%) Tomcat
5 57 (2.33%) OpenStack
6 56 (2.29%) Confluence
7 48 (1.96%) SAS
8 28 (1.14%) CMS
9 26 (1.06%) SharePoint
10 24 (0.98%) Apache Pig
11 21 (0.86%) JBoss
12 14 (0.57%) Drupal
12 14 (0.57%) Liferay
13 12 (0.49%) WebLogic
14 11 (0.45%) WebSphere
15 10 (0.41%) Apache Solr
15 10 (0.41%) WordPress
16 9 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
16 9 (0.37%) IIS
Applications
1 40 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.33%) Simulink
5 7 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.25%) SPSS
7 5 (0.20%) Mathematica
8 4 (0.16%) GNU Octave
8 4 (0.16%) Stata
9 2 (0.082%) Maya
9 2 (0.082%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.041%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.041%) Abaqus
10 1 (0.041%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.041%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.041%) Blender
10 1 (0.041%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.041%) MotionBuilder
10 1 (0.041%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.37%) Teamcenter
2 5 (0.20%) Magento
3 4 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.16%) Shopify
4 2 (0.082%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.041%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.041%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.041%) Sprinklr
5 1 (0.041%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 648 (26.49%) Amazon AWS
2 255 (10.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 207 (8.46%) SaaS
4 64 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
5 42 (1.72%) Amazon S3
6 39 (1.59%) GitHub
7 36 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
8 34 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
8 34 (1.39%) PaaS
9 29 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
10 21 (0.86%) IaaS
11 20 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
12 19 (0.78%) Google Analytics
12 19 (0.78%) Route 53
12 19 (0.78%) Serverless
13 13 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
13 13 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
14 12 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 12 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
15 10 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 110 (4.50%) Firewall
2 103 (4.21%) TCP/IP
3 83 (3.39%) VPN
3 83 (3.39%) WAN
4 79 (3.23%) DNS
5 66 (2.70%) SSL
6 62 (2.53%) HTTP
7 55 (2.25%) Internet
8 49 (2.00%) IPsec
9 41 (1.68%) LAN
10 39 (1.59%) BGP
11 38 (1.55%) OSPF
12 37 (1.51%) DHCP
13 34 (1.39%) MPLS
14 31 (1.27%) Network Security
15 30 (1.23%) Wireshark
16 27 (1.10%) VoIP
17 23 (0.94%) RIP
18 22 (0.90%) Ethernet
19 21 (0.86%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (10.92%) MySQL
2 265 (10.83%) Big Data
3 226 (9.24%) NoSQL
4 166 (6.79%) PostgreSQL
5 156 (6.38%) Relational Database
6 126 (5.15%) Hadoop
7 123 (5.03%) SQL Server
8 117 (4.78%) MongoDB
9 70 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
10 53 (2.17%) RDBMS
11 43 (1.76%) Apache Hive
12 42 (1.72%) Data Mining
13 40 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
14 32 (1.31%) Power BI
15 31 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 28 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
17 27 (1.10%) HBase
18 25 (1.02%) Redis
19 24 (0.98%) MariaDB
20 21 (0.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 340 (13.90%) Git (software)
2 301 (12.31%) Jenkins
3 162 (6.62%) JIRA
4 131 (5.36%) Selenium
5 95 (3.88%) Subversion
6 58 (2.37%) Maven
6 58 (2.37%) Visual Studio
7 57 (2.33%) Cucumber
8 51 (2.09%) WebDriver
9 47 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 45 (1.84%) JMeter
11 41 (1.68%) JUnit
12 37 (1.51%) Ant
13 28 (1.14%) Bitbucket
14 24 (0.98%) WinDbg
15 23 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
15 23 (0.94%) TeamCity
16 21 (0.86%) Eclipse
17 20 (0.82%) Hudson
17 20 (0.82%) Mocha
General
1 225 (9.20%) Finance
2 92 (3.76%) Telecoms
3 78 (3.19%) Retail
4 68 (2.78%) Banking
5 59 (2.41%) Marketing
6 58 (2.37%) Manufacturing
7 52 (2.13%) Electronics
8 38 (1.55%) Automotive
9 36 (1.47%) Games
10 31 (1.27%) Publishing
11 13 (0.53%) Advertising
12 12 (0.49%) Back Office
12 12 (0.49%) Military
13 8 (0.33%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.33%) Billing
13 8 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.25%) Law
14 6 (0.25%) Music Industry
15 5 (0.20%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 725 (29.64%) Developer
2 373 (15.25%) Software Engineer
3 264 (10.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 244 (9.98%) Python Developer
5 157 (6.42%) Linux Engineer
6 154 (6.30%) Software Developer
7 147 (6.01%) C++ Software Engineer
8 137 (5.60%) Analyst
9 128 (5.23%) Graduate
10 116 (4.74%) Junior
11 108 (4.42%) Data Scientist
12 103 (4.21%) Test Engineer
13 100 (4.09%) Senior Developer
14 99 (4.05%) Senior Software Engineer
15 98 (4.01%) AWS Engineer
16 96 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
17 91 (3.72%) Java Developer
18 90 (3.68%) Architect
19 89 (3.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
20 82 (3.35%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 378 (15.45%) HTML
2 344 (14.06%) CSS
3 253 (10.34%) AngularJS
4 233 (9.53%) Web Services
5 192 (7.85%) Node.js
6 187 (7.65%) Django
7 156 (6.38%) jQuery
8 133 (5.44%) .NET
9 117 (4.78%) React
10 90 (3.68%) HTML5
11 84 (3.43%) XML
12 78 (3.19%) RESTful
13 76 (3.11%) SOAP
14 74 (3.03%) JSON
15 72 (2.94%) Qt
16 71 (2.90%) REST
17 67 (2.74%) Laravel
18 59 (2.41%) Symfony
19 57 (2.33%) Natural Language Processing
19 57 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 412 (16.84%) Computer Science
2 202 (8.26%) Algorithms
3 179 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 84 (3.43%) Fintech
5 83 (3.39%) User Experience
6 75 (3.07%) Data Centre
7 52 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
8 50 (2.04%) Mobile App
8 50 (2.04%) Public Cloud
9 47 (1.92%) CUDA
10 43 (1.76%) Embedded Systems
11 28 (1.14%) Client/Server
12 25 (1.02%) Data Structures
13 23 (0.94%) Clustering
13 23 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
14 19 (0.78%) Management Information System
15 16 (0.65%) Blog
16 15 (0.61%) Virtual Team
17 14 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
17 14 (0.57%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1,055 (43.13%) Linux
2 498 (20.36%) Windows
3 213 (8.71%) Unix
4 139 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 129 (5.27%) CentOS
6 64 (2.62%) Ubuntu
7 60 (2.45%) Windows Server
8 36 (1.47%) Debian
9 22 (0.90%) Android
10 18 (0.74%) Mac OS
11 16 (0.65%) Solaris
12 14 (0.57%) AIX
12 14 (0.57%) Apple iOS
12 14 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
13 10 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
13 10 (0.41%) VxWorks
14 9 (0.37%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.25%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.16%) CoreOS
16 4 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 928 (37.94%) Agile Software Development
2 633 (25.88%) Software Engineering
3 459 (18.77%) DevOps
4 325 (13.29%) Test Automation
5 321 (13.12%) Continuous Integration
6 304 (12.43%) Mathematics
7 253 (10.34%) Machine Learning
7 253 (10.34%) Scrum
8 227 (9.28%) TDD
9 220 (8.99%) Mentoring
10 205 (8.38%) OO
11 198 (8.09%) Configuration Management
12 193 (7.89%) Analytics
13 192 (7.85%) Physics
14 189 (7.73%) Open Source
15 141 (5.76%) Web Development
16 138 (5.64%) Data Analysis
17 133 (5.44%) OOP
18 129 (5.27%) SDLC
19 122 (4.99%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,029 (42.07%) Java
2 713 (29.15%) C++
3 677 (27.68%) JavaScript
4 637 (26.04%) SQL
5 502 (20.52%) Bash Shell
6 485 (19.83%) C#
7 473 (19.34%) Perl
8 437 (17.87%) Ruby
9 323 (13.21%) C
10 287 (11.73%) PHP
11 261 (10.67%) PowerShell
12 216 (8.83%) R
13 102 (4.17%) Go
14 96 (3.92%) MATLAB
15 95 (3.88%) Scala
16 82 (3.35%) Shell Script
17 37 (1.51%) T-SQL
18 29 (1.19%) Julia
18 29 (1.19%) Lua
19 22 (0.90%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 496 (20.28%) Degree
2 170 (6.95%) PhD
3 103 (4.21%) Security Cleared
4 91 (3.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 52 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 40 (1.64%) AWS Certification
7 39 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 39 (1.59%) RHCE
8 32 (1.31%) RHCSA
9 30 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
10 28 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 26 (1.06%) DV Cleared
12 21 (0.86%) MCSD
13 20 (0.82%) Master's Degree
14 18 (0.74%) CCNP
15 17 (0.70%) ISTQB
16 15 (0.61%) MCSE
17 14 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
18 13 (0.53%) ISEB
19 12 (0.49%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (8.30%) QA
2 43 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (0.98%) SLA
4 22 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.78%) HIPAA
6 18 (0.74%) GDPR
7 11 (0.45%) Data Quality
8 10 (0.41%) SSAE 16
9 7 (0.29%) GCP
10 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.12%) PMO
12 2 (0.082%) JTAG
13 1 (0.041%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.041%) DICOM
13 1 (0.041%) GPG13
13 1 (0.041%) HL7
13 1 (0.041%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 260 (10.63%) Docker
2 135 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (2.66%) Active Directory
4 43 (1.76%) Hyper-V
5 32 (1.31%) vSphere
6 19 (0.78%) KVM
7 18 (0.74%) Firmware
8 16 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (0.61%) Apache Flume
10 14 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
11 13 (0.53%) Xen
12 11 (0.45%) HDFS
12 11 (0.45%) VirtualBox
13 9 (0.37%) vCloud
14 5 (0.20%) VMware NSX
15 3 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 3 (0.12%) Postfix
15 3 (0.12%) Varnish
16 1 (0.041%) Sendmail
16 1 (0.041%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 316 (12.92%) Puppet
2 278 (11.37%) Opscode Chef
3 271 (11.08%) Ansible
4 115 (4.70%) Terraform
5 78 (3.19%) Kubernetes
6 47 (1.92%) Nagios
7 25 (1.02%) Grafana
8 18 (0.74%) Kibana
9 17 (0.70%) Packer
10 16 (0.65%) Rancher
10 16 (0.65%) Salt
11 14 (0.57%) logstash
12 13 (0.53%) Prometheus
13 11 (0.45%) Oozie
13 11 (0.45%) SCCM
13 11 (0.45%) StatsD
14 10 (0.41%) HAProxy
15 8 (0.33%) Cobbler
16 7 (0.29%) Cacti
17 6 (0.25%) Icinga
Vendors
1 170 (6.95%) Microsoft
2 152 (6.21%) VMware
3 146 (5.97%) Red Hat
4 137 (5.60%) Oracle
5 126 (5.15%) Sophos
6 85 (3.48%) Google
7 76 (3.11%) Cisco
8 50 (2.04%) Tableau
9 36 (1.47%) SAP
10 34 (1.39%) Palo Alto
11 31 (1.27%) Juniper
12 26 (1.06%) Splunk
13 25 (1.02%) Perforce
14 23 (0.94%) HP
14 23 (0.94%) New Relic
15 22 (0.90%) Capita
16 20 (0.82%) Atlassian
16 20 (0.82%) Zend
17 19 (0.78%) ServiceNow
18 17 (0.70%) Cloudera