Period
to 29 March 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 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > South East
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 24 25
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,880 2,249 2,547
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 8.69% 8.41% 8.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.57% 15.11% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,635 1,915 2,171
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £29,750 £30,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 12,074 14,883 18,326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.81% 55.68% 58.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10,274 12,801 15,968
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £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 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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +8 992 £55,000 +4.76% 166
Berkshire +6 485 £57,500 +9.52% 64
Hampshire -7 410 £50,000 +11.11% 66
Oxfordshire 0 374 £50,000 -9.09% 86
Surrey -3 213 £55,000 -1.79% 59
Buckinghamshire +67 133 £52,500 +7.14% 16
East Sussex +1 126 £47,500 +11.76% 12
West Sussex +32 92 £55,000 +15.79% 20
Kent +42 47 £45,000 -10.00% 19
Middlesex 0 4 £63,750 +15.91% 2
Home Counties - 1 - -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 601 (31.97%) Linux
2 507 (26.97%) Java
3 496 (26.38%) SQL
4 488 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
5 479 (25.48%) Software Engineering
6 468 (24.89%) JavaScript
7 434 (23.09%) Degree
8 432 (22.98%) C++
9 418 (22.23%) DevOps
10 411 (21.86%) AWS
11 376 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 352 (18.72%) Docker
13 339 (18.03%) C#
14 310 (16.49%) Azure
15 277 (14.73%) Bash Shell
16 267 (14.20%) Windows
17 237 (12.61%) Ansible
18 236 (12.55%) HTML
19 232 (12.34%) Jenkins
20 229 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
21 224 (11.91%) C
22 222 (11.81%) .NET
23 217 (11.54%) Analytics
24 216 (11.49%) Kubernetes
25 208 (11.06%) Machine Learning
26 201 (10.69%) Computer Science
27 198 (10.53%) Mathematics
27 198 (10.53%) PHP
28 194 (10.32%) Finance
29 183 (9.73%) CSS

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 98 (5.21%) Apache
2 90 (4.79%) Apache Spark
3 62 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
4 36 (1.91%) Confluence
5 34 (1.81%) Tomcat
6 31 (1.65%) IIS
7 26 (1.38%) SAS
8 25 (1.33%) Apache Solr
9 24 (1.28%) nginx
10 23 (1.22%) MS Exchange
11 22 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
12 20 (1.06%) OpenStack
13 16 (0.85%) CICS
13 16 (0.85%) WebSphere
14 15 (0.80%) JBoss
15 11 (0.59%) CMS
16 10 (0.53%) WebLogic
17 8 (0.43%) GeoServer
17 8 (0.43%) Jupyter
18 6 (0.32%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 33 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.64%) Simulink
4 11 (0.59%) SPSS
5 10 (0.53%) Adobe XD
5 10 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.32%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.21%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.11%) Avid Media Composer
8 2 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.11%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.053%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 11 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.21%) assyst
2 4 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.21%) SAP CRM
2 4 (0.21%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.053%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.053%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 411 (21.86%) AWS
2 310 (16.49%) Azure
3 98 (5.21%) GCP
3 98 (5.21%) Power Platform
4 97 (5.16%) SaaS
5 54 (2.87%) Serverless
6 53 (2.82%) GitHub
7 49 (2.61%) AWS CloudFormation
8 48 (2.55%) PaaS
9 46 (2.45%) IaaS
10 40 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
11 30 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
12 28 (1.49%) Amazon S3
12 28 (1.49%) OpenShift
13 23 (1.22%) DigitalOcean
14 21 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
15 18 (0.96%) Amazon ECS
15 18 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
15 18 (0.96%) Office 365
16 16 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 104 (5.53%) Firewall
2 102 (5.43%) DNS
3 89 (4.73%) TCP/IP
4 53 (2.82%) DHCP
4 53 (2.82%) HTTP
5 48 (2.55%) Internet
6 42 (2.23%) LAN
7 39 (2.07%) WAN
8 35 (1.86%) Wireless
9 29 (1.54%) BGP
10 26 (1.38%) VPN
11 24 (1.28%) Bluetooth
12 22 (1.17%) Network Security
13 21 (1.12%) SSH
14 18 (0.96%) RTP
14 18 (0.96%) SMTP
15 16 (0.85%) OSPF
15 16 (0.85%) SSL
15 16 (0.85%) VoIP
15 16 (0.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (8.88%) Big Data
2 158 (8.40%) MySQL
3 150 (7.98%) PostgreSQL
4 132 (7.02%) SQL Server
5 100 (5.32%) Hadoop
6 96 (5.11%) Power BI
7 95 (5.05%) MongoDB
8 76 (4.04%) Relational Database
9 72 (3.83%) NoSQL
10 60 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
11 47 (2.50%) Redis
12 43 (2.29%) Data Lake
13 36 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
14 29 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 28 (1.49%) DB2
16 26 (1.38%) Data Mining
16 26 (1.38%) Neo4j
17 25 (1.33%) Amazon Redshift
18 24 (1.28%) GIS
19 21 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 376 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 232 (12.34%) Jenkins
3 90 (4.79%) JIRA
4 65 (3.46%) Selenium
5 46 (2.45%) Subversion
6 36 (1.91%) Eclipse
7 32 (1.70%) webpack
8 31 (1.65%) Visual Studio
9 28 (1.49%) CircleCI
10 27 (1.44%) GitLab
11 23 (1.22%) Cucumber
12 22 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
13 21 (1.12%) Eclipse RCP
14 20 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 20 (1.06%) Maven
15 18 (0.96%) JMeter
16 15 (0.80%) HP UFT
17 13 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
18 12 (0.64%) JUnit
18 12 (0.64%) LoadRunner
General
1 194 (10.32%) Finance
2 91 (4.84%) Electronics
3 60 (3.19%) Retail
4 59 (3.14%) Telecoms
5 56 (2.98%) Marketing
6 47 (2.50%) Manufacturing
7 45 (2.39%) Aerospace
8 39 (2.07%) Public Sector
9 26 (1.38%) Games
10 22 (1.17%) Automotive
11 21 (1.12%) Military
12 16 (0.85%) Legal
12 16 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (0.74%) Banking
14 13 (0.69%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.53%) Law
16 7 (0.37%) Advertising
17 4 (0.21%) Police
17 4 (0.21%) Publishing
18 3 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 529 (28.14%) Developer
2 307 (16.33%) Software Engineer
3 187 (9.95%) DevOps Engineer
4 180 (9.57%) Python Developer
5 165 (8.78%) Analyst
6 108 (5.74%) Software Developer
7 98 (5.21%) Python Engineer
8 93 (4.95%) Data Analyst
9 80 (4.26%) Senior Developer
10 69 (3.67%) Architect
11 65 (3.46%) Full Stack Developer
12 64 (3.40%) Data Engineer
13 59 (3.14%) Junior
14 58 (3.09%) Administrator
15 57 (3.03%) Test Engineer
16 52 (2.77%) Python Software Engineer
17 49 (2.61%) .NET Developer
17 49 (2.61%) C++ Software Engineer
18 47 (2.50%) Embedded Engineer
19 46 (2.45%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (12.55%) HTML
2 222 (11.81%) .NET
3 183 (9.73%) CSS
4 156 (8.30%) REST
5 146 (7.77%) Node.js
6 145 (7.71%) AngularJS
7 130 (6.91%) Web Services
8 112 (5.96%) HTML5
9 111 (5.90%) Django
9 111 (5.90%) RESTful
10 105 (5.59%) React
11 77 (4.10%) JSON
12 74 (3.94%) Flask
13 71 (3.78%) XML
14 69 (3.67%) jQuery
15 63 (3.35%) CSS3
16 59 (3.14%) ASP.NET
17 52 (2.77%) Kafka
18 38 (2.02%) Natural Language Processing
19 37 (1.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 157 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
2 118 (6.28%) Algorithms
3 69 (3.67%) User Experience
4 52 (2.77%) Linux Command Line
5 50 (2.66%) Self-Motivation
6 47 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
7 41 (2.18%) Data Centre
8 31 (1.65%) Embedded Systems
9 22 (1.17%) Private Cloud
10 21 (1.12%) Clustering
10 21 (1.12%) Management Information System
11 20 (1.06%) Client/Server
11 20 (1.06%) Public Cloud
12 19 (1.01%) Robotics
13 18 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
14 17 (0.90%) Mainframe
15 16 (0.85%) Cloud Native
16 15 (0.80%) CAN bus
17 13 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
17 13 (0.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 601 (31.97%) Linux
2 267 (14.20%) Windows
3 77 (4.10%) Unix
4 66 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (2.45%) Android
5 46 (2.45%) CentOS
6 39 (2.07%) Apple iOS
7 38 (2.02%) Windows Server
8 30 (1.60%) Ubuntu
9 18 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
10 16 (0.85%) FreeRTOS
11 11 (0.59%) VxWorks
12 10 (0.53%) Debian
13 8 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (0.32%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.21%) Solaris
18 3 (0.16%) Fedora
19 2 (0.11%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
2 479 (25.48%) Software Engineering
3 418 (22.23%) DevOps
4 229 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
5 217 (11.54%) Analytics
6 208 (11.06%) Machine Learning
7 201 (10.69%) Computer Science
8 198 (10.53%) Mathematics
9 177 (9.41%) Artificial Intelligence
10 172 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
11 171 (9.10%) Business Intelligence
12 166 (8.83%) Test Automation
13 154 (8.19%) Data Analysis
14 140 (7.45%) Data Science
15 135 (7.18%) Visualisation
16 131 (6.97%) Configuration Management
17 125 (6.65%) Microservices
18 124 (6.60%) OO
19 112 (5.96%) Data Analytics
20 105 (5.59%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 507 (26.97%) Java
2 496 (26.38%) SQL
3 468 (24.89%) JavaScript
4 432 (22.98%) C++
5 339 (18.03%) C#
6 277 (14.73%) Bash Shell
7 224 (11.91%) C
8 198 (10.53%) PHP
9 173 (9.20%) R
10 165 (8.78%) Perl
11 155 (8.24%) Ruby
12 150 (7.98%) PowerShell
13 128 (6.81%) MATLAB
14 106 (5.64%) Go
15 58 (3.09%) Scala
16 57 (3.03%) TypeScript
17 49 (2.61%) Shell Script
18 37 (1.97%) VBA
19 32 (1.70%) VB
20 29 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 434 (23.09%) Degree
2 179 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 129 (6.86%) SC Cleared
4 115 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 54 (2.87%) DV Cleared
6 35 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (1.76%) PhD
8 30 (1.60%) ISTQB
9 28 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
10 20 (1.06%) CCNP
10 20 (1.06%) ISEB
11 19 (1.01%) AWS Certification
12 15 (0.80%) PMI Certification
13 14 (0.74%) DBS Check
14 13 (0.69%) PMP
15 11 (0.59%) CCNA
15 11 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
16 10 (0.53%) CCIE
16 10 (0.53%) CISSP
17 9 (0.48%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (6.22%) QA
2 58 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (2.13%) Data Quality
4 31 (1.65%) GDPR
5 27 (1.44%) SLA
6 21 (1.12%) ISO 9001
7 20 (1.06%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.64%) GAAP
9 9 (0.48%) ISO 22301
9 9 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 7 (0.37%) NIST
11 4 (0.21%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.16%) ISO 13485
13 2 (0.11%) IEC 61508
13 2 (0.11%) NIST 800
14 1 (0.053%) JTAG
14 1 (0.053%) MiFID
14 1 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 352 (18.72%) Docker
2 71 (3.78%) Firmware
3 63 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (2.61%) Active Directory
5 21 (1.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 20 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (0.80%) NFS
8 13 (0.69%) ACF2
8 13 (0.69%) iptables
8 13 (0.69%) RACF
9 12 (0.64%) KVM
10 10 (0.53%) Hyper-V
10 10 (0.53%) vSphere
11 8 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.37%) Xen
13 6 (0.32%) QEMU
14 4 (0.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 4 (0.21%) Kamailio
14 4 (0.21%) vCloud
14 4 (0.21%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 237 (12.61%) Ansible
2 216 (11.49%) Kubernetes
3 156 (8.30%) Puppet
4 125 (6.65%) Terraform
5 102 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
6 40 (2.13%) Salt
7 28 (1.49%) Grafana
8 26 (1.38%) Nagios
9 12 (0.64%) Packer
9 12 (0.64%) Prometheus
10 11 (0.59%) Kibana
10 11 (0.59%) SELinux
11 10 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
12 8 (0.43%) HAProxy
12 8 (0.43%) Nessus
12 8 (0.43%) QRadar
13 7 (0.37%) logstash
14 6 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
14 6 (0.32%) Icinga
14 6 (0.32%) vRealize
Vendors
1 145 (7.71%) Microsoft
2 122 (6.49%) Oracle
3 96 (5.11%) Google
4 76 (4.04%) Red Hat
5 73 (3.88%) VMware
6 64 (3.40%) Tableau
7 52 (2.77%) Cisco
8 38 (2.02%) IBM
9 37 (1.97%) Splunk
10 35 (1.86%) SAP
11 27 (1.44%) Atlassian
11 27 (1.44%) Xamarin
12 24 (1.28%) CheckPoint
13 22 (1.17%) Alteryx
13 22 (1.17%) Juniper
13 22 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
14 20 (1.06%) Blue Prism
15 18 (0.96%) New Relic
16 17 (0.90%) Teradata
17 16 (0.85%) HP