Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > South East
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 24 29
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 +17
Permanent jobs citing Python 2,208 2,526 2,041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.42% 8.48% 7.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.64% 14.77% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,799 2,043 1,743
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
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 14,117 17,102 15,988
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 53.82% 57.39% 54.87%
Number of salaries quoted 12,107 14,801 13,926
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 17 August 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 17 August 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 0 1,083 £55,000 +4.76% 156
Berkshire +12 594 £55,000 +4.76% 57
Hampshire +6 571 £47,500 +5.56% 61
Oxfordshire +1 370 £55,000 +4.76% 74
Surrey -10 275 £60,000 +9.09% 60
East Sussex -15 146 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Buckinghamshire +18 119 £47,500 +18.01% 25
West Sussex +21 85 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Kent +20 32 £50,000 -9.09% 12
Middlesex +1 15 £56,250 -16.67% 5
Sussex +17 2 £75,000 - 1
Isle of Wight -3 1 £47,500 +46.15%
Home Counties -4 1 £30,000 -14.29%
Python
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 882 (39.95%) Linux
2 832 (37.68%) Java
3 800 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
4 639 (28.94%) DevOps
5 629 (28.49%) Software Engineering
6 565 (25.59%) JavaScript
7 560 (25.36%) C++
8 550 (24.91%) SQL
9 526 (23.82%) Amazon AWS
10 524 (23.73%) Degree
11 491 (22.24%) C#
12 486 (22.01%) Docker
13 468 (21.20%) Git (software)
14 391 (17.71%) Bash Shell
15 378 (17.12%) Computer Science
16 312 (14.13%) Windows
17 307 (13.90%) C
18 306 (13.86%) Kubernetes
19 303 (13.72%) Test Automation
20 299 (13.54%) Ansible
21 287 (13.00%) Microsoft Azure
22 284 (12.86%) Jenkins
23 281 (12.73%) Analytics
24 279 (12.64%) Ruby
25 274 (12.41%) Mathematics
25 274 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
26 260 (11.78%) AngularJS
27 245 (11.10%) Security Cleared
28 239 (10.82%) .NET
29 230 (10.42%) Artificial Intelligence

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 99 (4.48%) Apache
2 88 (3.99%) Apache Spark
3 81 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
4 66 (2.99%) Tomcat
5 54 (2.45%) WebLogic
6 48 (2.17%) Confluence
7 41 (1.86%) nginx
8 37 (1.68%) JBoss
9 34 (1.54%) SAS
10 27 (1.22%) OpenStack
11 26 (1.18%) Hyperledger
11 26 (1.18%) IIS
12 15 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
13 10 (0.45%) Skype for Business
14 9 (0.41%) Apache Solr
15 7 (0.32%) ArcGIS
15 7 (0.32%) CMS
15 7 (0.32%) Drupal
15 7 (0.32%) SharePoint
15 7 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.72%) Adobe XD
4 11 (0.50%) SPSS
5 9 (0.41%) Simulink
6 8 (0.36%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.18%) GNU Octave
7 4 (0.18%) SPSS Modeler
8 2 (0.091%) Weka
9 1 (0.045%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.045%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.045%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.045%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.045%) Siemens NX
9 1 (0.045%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.091%) CA PPM
3 2 (0.091%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.045%) Maximo
4 1 (0.045%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.045%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 526 (23.82%) Amazon AWS
2 287 (13.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 116 (5.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 91 (4.12%) SaaS
5 82 (3.71%) Power Platform
6 80 (3.62%) Serverless
7 68 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
8 57 (2.58%) AWS CloudFormation
9 54 (2.45%) AWS Lambda
10 50 (2.26%) GitHub
11 49 (2.22%) Amazon S3
12 29 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
12 29 (1.31%) OpenShift
13 28 (1.27%) PaaS
14 23 (1.04%) Akamai
15 22 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
16 21 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 19 (0.86%) Amazon EMR
18 16 (0.72%) IaaS
19 15 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 125 (5.66%) TCP/IP
2 85 (3.85%) Firewall
3 69 (3.13%) DNS
4 54 (2.45%) HTTP
5 39 (1.77%) VPN
6 33 (1.49%) Internet
6 33 (1.49%) Network Security
7 31 (1.40%) SSL
8 28 (1.27%) DHCP
8 28 (1.27%) Wireless
9 24 (1.09%) Skype
10 22 (1.00%) SSH
11 19 (0.86%) VoIP
11 19 (0.86%) WAN
12 18 (0.82%) LAN
13 16 (0.72%) SNMP
14 15 (0.68%) SMTP
15 14 (0.63%) Ethernet
15 14 (0.63%) SAN
16 13 (0.59%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 181 (8.20%) MySQL
3 143 (6.48%) Big Data
4 141 (6.39%) MongoDB
5 140 (6.34%) NoSQL
5 140 (6.34%) PostgreSQL
6 118 (5.34%) Relational Database
7 109 (4.94%) Hadoop
8 86 (3.89%) Apache Cassandra
9 82 (3.71%) Power BI
10 68 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
11 44 (1.99%) RDBMS
12 39 (1.77%) Blockchain
13 31 (1.40%) Data Lake
13 31 (1.40%) Redis
14 30 (1.36%) Neo4j
15 29 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 28 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 26 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 25 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 468 (21.20%) Git (software)
2 284 (12.86%) Jenkins
3 134 (6.07%) JIRA
4 116 (5.25%) Selenium
5 59 (2.67%) Bitbucket
6 55 (2.49%) GitLab
7 52 (2.36%) Maven
8 48 (2.17%) Subversion
9 46 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 40 (1.81%) Cucumber
10 40 (1.81%) Vagrant
11 37 (1.68%) TeamCity
12 32 (1.45%) Visual Studio
13 30 (1.36%) Robot Framework
13 30 (1.36%) webpack
14 27 (1.22%) WebDriver
15 26 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
16 22 (1.00%) Eclipse
16 22 (1.00%) SpecFlow
16 22 (1.00%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 186 (8.42%) Finance
2 97 (4.39%) Electronics
3 95 (4.30%) Marketing
4 77 (3.49%) Manufacturing
5 70 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 58 (2.63%) Retail
7 56 (2.54%) Games
8 36 (1.63%) Aerospace
9 31 (1.40%) Automotive
10 20 (0.91%) Law
11 17 (0.77%) Banking
12 14 (0.63%) Military
13 12 (0.54%) Advertising
14 9 (0.41%) Publishing
15 8 (0.36%) Avionics
16 7 (0.32%) Billing
17 6 (0.27%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.27%) Legal
17 6 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
18 1 (0.045%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 732 (33.15%) Developer
2 378 (17.12%) Software Engineer
3 240 (10.87%) Python Developer
4 239 (10.82%) DevOps Engineer
5 139 (6.30%) Software Developer
6 109 (4.94%) Senior Developer
7 104 (4.71%) Analyst
7 104 (4.71%) Python Engineer
8 101 (4.57%) Senior Software Engineer
9 98 (4.44%) Java Developer
10 96 (4.35%) C# Developer
11 82 (3.71%) Linux Engineer
12 78 (3.53%) Junior
13 77 (3.49%) Graduate
13 77 (3.49%) Test Engineer
14 67 (3.03%) AWS Engineer
15 65 (2.94%) Java Engineer
16 62 (2.81%) Administrator
16 62 (2.81%) Architect
16 62 (2.81%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (11.78%) AngularJS
2 239 (10.82%) .NET
3 210 (9.51%) HTML
4 182 (8.24%) Node.js
5 181 (8.20%) Django
6 176 (7.97%) RESTful
7 170 (7.70%) CSS
8 148 (6.70%) Web Services
9 127 (5.75%) React
9 127 (5.75%) REST
10 114 (5.16%) Spring
11 81 (3.67%) ASP.NET
12 79 (3.58%) Vue.js
13 77 (3.49%) HTML5
13 77 (3.49%) jQuery
14 65 (2.94%) Flask
15 64 (2.90%) XML
16 63 (2.85%) Kafka
17 61 (2.76%) .NET Framework
18 57 (2.58%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 188 (8.51%) Algorithms
2 144 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 105 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
4 80 (3.62%) Greenfield Project
5 68 (3.08%) Public Cloud
6 67 (3.03%) Private Cloud
7 56 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
8 52 (2.36%) Linux Command Line
9 50 (2.26%) Mobile App
10 47 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
11 44 (1.99%) Client/Server
11 44 (1.99%) Data Centre
12 42 (1.90%) Robotics
13 37 (1.68%) User Experience
14 28 (1.27%) Cloud Native
14 28 (1.27%) Replication
15 27 (1.22%) Data Structures
16 25 (1.13%) Management Information System
17 19 (0.86%) Device Driver
17 19 (0.86%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 882 (39.95%) Linux
2 312 (14.13%) Windows
3 146 (6.61%) Unix
4 134 (6.07%) Android
5 80 (3.62%) Apple iOS
6 78 (3.53%) CentOS
7 69 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 61 (2.76%) Debian
9 59 (2.67%) Ubuntu
10 39 (1.77%) Windows Server
11 15 (0.68%) Mac OS X
12 13 (0.59%) VMS
13 10 (0.45%) FreeBSD
13 10 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (0.41%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.36%) Windows 10
15 8 (0.36%) Windows 7
16 7 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
17 5 (0.23%) OpenWrt
17 5 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 800 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
2 639 (28.94%) DevOps
3 629 (28.49%) Software Engineering
4 378 (17.12%) Computer Science
5 303 (13.72%) Test Automation
6 281 (12.73%) Analytics
7 274 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
7 274 (12.41%) Mathematics
8 230 (10.42%) Artificial Intelligence
9 216 (9.78%) TDD
10 203 (9.19%) Open Source
11 194 (8.79%) Data Science
12 191 (8.65%) Machine Learning
13 181 (8.20%) Microservices
14 171 (7.74%) Scrum
15 167 (7.56%) Data Analytics
16 164 (7.43%) Problem-Solving
17 162 (7.34%) SDLC
18 155 (7.02%) Configuration Management
19 150 (6.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 832 (37.68%) Java
2 565 (25.59%) JavaScript
3 560 (25.36%) C++
4 550 (24.91%) SQL
5 491 (22.24%) C#
6 391 (17.71%) Bash Shell
7 307 (13.90%) C
8 279 (12.64%) Ruby
9 226 (10.24%) PHP
10 170 (7.70%) PowerShell
11 144 (6.52%) Perl
12 143 (6.48%) R
13 141 (6.39%) Go
14 122 (5.53%) Scala
15 86 (3.89%) MATLAB
16 44 (1.99%) Shell Script
17 37 (1.68%) TypeScript
18 34 (1.54%) ES6
19 33 (1.49%) T-SQL
20 26 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 524 (23.73%) Degree
2 245 (11.10%) Security Cleared
3 162 (7.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 145 (6.57%) SC Cleared
5 120 (5.43%) DV Cleared
6 79 (3.58%) PhD
7 35 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (1.59%) ISEB
8 31 (1.40%) ISTQB
9 28 (1.27%) Numerate Degree
10 22 (1.00%) AWS Certification
11 19 (0.86%) Master's Degree
12 15 (0.68%) DBS Check
12 15 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (0.59%) CCNA
13 13 (0.59%) CCNP
14 12 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (0.41%) CCIE
15 9 (0.41%) RHCE
16 8 (0.36%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (6.61%) QA
2 17 (0.77%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.63%) GDPR
4 11 (0.50%) SLA
5 8 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.14%) NIST
9 2 (0.091%) IFRS
9 2 (0.091%) JTAG
9 2 (0.091%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.045%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.045%) PMO
10 1 (0.045%) PSD2
System Software
1 486 (22.01%) Docker
2 122 (5.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
4 38 (1.72%) vSphere
5 35 (1.59%) Hyper-V
6 29 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (1.27%) VirtualBox
8 25 (1.13%) Active Directory
9 24 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
10 18 (0.82%) Firmware
10 18 (0.82%) Xen
11 17 (0.77%) iptables
12 10 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 9 (0.41%) Apache Flume
13 9 (0.41%) Ceph
14 8 (0.36%) vCloud
15 7 (0.32%) HDFS
15 7 (0.32%) NFS
16 6 (0.27%) KVM
17 5 (0.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 306 (13.86%) Kubernetes
2 299 (13.54%) Ansible
3 197 (8.92%) Puppet
4 180 (8.15%) Terraform
5 144 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (1.90%) Nagios
7 39 (1.77%) Kibana
8 32 (1.45%) Grafana
9 28 (1.27%) Prometheus
10 27 (1.22%) Salt
11 22 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
12 17 (0.77%) logstash
12 17 (0.77%) ZABBIX
13 16 (0.72%) HAProxy
14 12 (0.54%) Docker Swarm
14 12 (0.54%) Packer
14 12 (0.54%) SELinux
15 11 (0.50%) Consul
16 10 (0.45%) Graphite
16 10 (0.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 215 (9.74%) Microsoft
2 127 (5.75%) VMware
3 121 (5.48%) Oracle
4 90 (4.08%) Google
5 61 (2.76%) SAP
6 56 (2.54%) Red Hat
7 52 (2.36%) Tableau
8 26 (1.18%) Cisco
8 26 (1.18%) Splunk
9 21 (0.95%) Informatica
10 20 (0.91%) Atlassian
11 18 (0.82%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 18 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
11 18 (0.82%) Sun
12 17 (0.77%) IBM
13 16 (0.72%) Samsung
14 15 (0.68%) SaltStack
15 13 (0.59%) F5
16 12 (0.54%) Hortonworks
17 11 (0.50%) Cloudera