Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 17 22 23
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,995 972 1,942
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 11.14% 9.68% 8.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.50% 16.55% 15.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,092 842 1,632
10th Percentile £34,990 £32,500 £33,525
25th Percentile £41,438 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £66,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £64,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56% +6.67%

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 9,278 5,873 12,694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 51.81% 58.51% 54.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6,624 5,121 10,934
10th Percentile £34,647 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £49,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +6.06% +4.21%
75th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £62,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £71,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -3 676 £60,000 +9.09% 162
Hampshire -5 550 £50,000 +11.11% 49
Surrey +20 346 £52,500 -12.50% 45
Berkshire -5 311 £61,500 +11.82% 70
Oxfordshire +1 281 £61,250 +11.36% 65
East Sussex -2 144 £65,000 +4.00% 13
Kent +18 107 £46,250 +12.12% 11
Buckinghamshire -9 97 £50,000 +17.65% 27
West Sussex +48 88 £55,000 -8.33% 10
Middlesex - 18 £50,000 -
Home Counties -15 11 £55,000 -22.81%
Sussex - 6 £60,000 -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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.

1 817 (40.95%) Agile Software Development
2 731 (36.64%) AWS
3 664 (33.28%) DevOps
4 645 (32.33%) Azure
5 631 (31.63%) SQL
6 621 (31.13%) Linux
7 616 (30.88%) Java
8 575 (28.82%) Software Engineering
9 507 (25.41%) CI/CD
10 486 (24.36%) Analytics
11 468 (23.46%) C#
12 462 (23.16%) Degree
13 441 (22.11%) JavaScript
14 390 (19.55%) Docker
15 377 (18.90%) Computer Science
16 373 (18.70%) C++
17 325 (16.29%) Git (software)
18 319 (15.99%) Problem-Solving
19 316 (15.84%) Test Automation
20 308 (15.44%) Kubernetes
21 307 (15.39%) Social Skills
22 293 (14.69%) C
23 277 (13.88%) Bash
24 270 (13.53%) PowerShell
25 269 (13.48%) Data Science
26 267 (13.38%) Microsoft
27 259 (12.98%) Ansible
28 258 (12.93%) Finance
29 256 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
30 253 (12.68%) 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
1 124 (6.22%) Apache Spark
2 90 (4.51%) Apache
3 70 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
4 50 (2.51%) GemFire
5 40 (2.01%) Confluence
6 30 (1.50%) OpenStack
7 21 (1.05%) Apache Airflow
7 21 (1.05%) CMS
7 21 (1.05%) GeoServer
8 16 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
9 14 (0.70%) Jupyter
10 12 (0.60%) IIS
11 10 (0.50%) SharePoint
12 8 (0.40%) nginx
13 7 (0.35%) ArcGIS
13 7 (0.35%) SAS
13 7 (0.35%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.30%) Tornado
15 5 (0.25%) lighttpd
16 4 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 63 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (0.80%) Campfire
4 14 (0.70%) Simulink
5 12 (0.60%) Stateflow
6 10 (0.50%) Revit
6 10 (0.50%) SOLIDWORKS
7 5 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.15%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.15%) SPSS
9 2 (0.10%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.050%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 1 (0.050%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 1 (0.050%) Sketch
10 1 (0.050%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 23 (1.15%) Sentinel
2 7 (0.35%) Magento
3 1 (0.050%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.050%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.050%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.050%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 731 (36.64%) AWS
2 645 (32.33%) Azure
3 244 (12.23%) Serverless
4 190 (9.52%) Power Platform
5 176 (8.82%) GCP
6 171 (8.57%) GitHub
7 132 (6.62%) Azure Data Factory
8 121 (6.07%) AWS Lambda
9 111 (5.56%) Amazon S3
10 108 (5.41%) SaaS
11 94 (4.71%) AWS CloudFormation
12 79 (3.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 75 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
14 73 (3.66%) PaaS
15 68 (3.41%) Microsoft 365
16 65 (3.26%) Azure Monitor
17 61 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
18 56 (2.81%) AWS CloudTrail
18 56 (2.81%) Azure Cosmos DB
19 55 (2.76%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 95 (4.76%) HTTP
2 57 (2.86%) Cisco IPT
3 54 (2.71%) DNS
4 45 (2.26%) TCP/IP
5 39 (1.95%) Firewall
6 19 (0.95%) Broadband
6 19 (0.95%) Internet
7 17 (0.85%) Network Security
7 17 (0.85%) SSH
8 16 (0.80%) Calico
8 16 (0.80%) FTP
9 12 (0.60%) MQTT
9 12 (0.60%) SSL
10 11 (0.55%) WAN
10 11 (0.55%) Wireless
11 10 (0.50%) LAN
12 8 (0.40%) PPP
13 7 (0.35%) SMTP
13 7 (0.35%) VPN
14 6 (0.30%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (12.68%) Big Data
2 244 (12.23%) PostgreSQL
3 194 (9.72%) NoSQL
4 188 (9.42%) Power BI
5 175 (8.77%) Data Lake
6 149 (7.47%) MySQL
7 147 (7.37%) Relational Database
8 127 (6.37%) MongoDB
9 106 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
10 94 (4.71%) SQL Server
11 93 (4.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 86 (4.31%) Tableau
13 75 (3.76%) Hadoop
14 74 (3.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 71 (3.56%) Apache Cassandra
16 69 (3.46%) Amazon RDS
17 65 (3.26%) Redis
18 58 (2.91%) HBase
19 55 (2.76%) HDInsight
20 46 (2.31%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 325 (16.29%) Git (software)
2 217 (10.88%) Jenkins
3 156 (7.82%) JIRA
4 88 (4.41%) GitLab
5 69 (3.46%) Cucumber
6 61 (3.06%) Cypress.io
6 61 (3.06%) Selenium
7 57 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
8 56 (2.81%) Protractor
9 52 (2.61%) Gradle
10 47 (2.36%) Eclipse
10 47 (2.36%) Storybook
11 44 (2.21%) JUnit
12 37 (1.85%) Bitbucket
13 36 (1.80%) Mockito
14 34 (1.70%) IntelliJ
15 33 (1.65%) JMeter
16 32 (1.60%) SonarQube
17 31 (1.55%) Postman
18 30 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 307 (15.39%) Social Skills
2 258 (12.93%) Finance
3 194 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
4 122 (6.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 106 (5.31%) Law
6 85 (4.26%) Banking
7 75 (3.76%) Telecoms
8 44 (2.21%) Retail
9 39 (1.95%) Marketing
10 38 (1.90%) Electronics
11 32 (1.60%) Automotive
12 29 (1.45%) Aerospace
13 24 (1.20%) Manufacturing
14 23 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
15 22 (1.10%) Games
16 20 (1.00%) Organisational Skills
17 19 (0.95%) Public Sector
18 13 (0.65%) Legal
19 12 (0.60%) Presentation Skills
20 11 (0.55%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 479 (24.01%) Developer
2 379 (19.00%) Software Engineer
3 238 (11.93%) Data Engineer
4 170 (8.52%) Analyst
5 163 (8.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 157 (7.87%) Security Engineer
7 153 (7.67%) Python Developer
8 149 (7.47%) Software Developer
9 96 (4.81%) Cloud Engineer
10 92 (4.61%) Senior Software Engineer
11 89 (4.46%) Junior
12 88 (4.41%) Cybersecurity Engineer
13 81 (4.06%) Python Engineer
14 76 (3.81%) Senior Developer
15 70 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
16 69 (3.46%) C++ Software Engineer
17 68 (3.41%) AWS Engineer
18 66 (3.31%) Azure Engineer
19 61 (3.06%) Embedded Engineer
19 61 (3.06%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (12.28%) CSS
2 206 (10.33%) React
3 196 (9.82%) HTML
4 167 (8.37%) .NET
5 163 (8.17%) AngularJS
6 157 (7.87%) Kafka
7 154 (7.72%) Node.js
8 138 (6.92%) JSON
9 136 (6.82%) Django
10 117 (5.86%) REST
11 103 (5.16%) HTML5
12 93 (4.66%) RESTful
13 91 (4.56%) Spring
14 82 (4.11%) CSS3
15 77 (3.86%) Flask
16 66 (3.31%) XML
17 62 (3.11%) Elastic Stack
18 53 (2.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 53 (2.66%) Web Services
19 52 (2.61%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 172 (8.62%) Algorithms
2 134 (6.72%) Data Structures
3 115 (5.76%) Self-Motivation
3 115 (5.76%) User Experience
4 75 (3.76%) Cloud Native
5 70 (3.51%) Linux Command Line
6 65 (3.26%) Management Information System
7 45 (2.26%) Virtual Team
8 34 (1.70%) Mobile App
9 33 (1.65%) Renewable Energy
10 32 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
11 31 (1.55%) Cyberattack
11 31 (1.55%) Embedded Systems
11 31 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
12 30 (1.50%) Life Science
12 30 (1.50%) Photography
13 27 (1.35%) Cyber Defence
14 22 (1.10%) Social Media
15 21 (1.05%) Public Cloud
16 20 (1.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 621 (31.13%) Linux
2 199 (9.97%) Windows
3 107 (5.36%) Unix
4 100 (5.01%) CentOS
5 62 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 50 (2.51%) Windows Server
7 49 (2.46%) Mac OS
8 43 (2.16%) Ubuntu
9 29 (1.45%) VMS
10 20 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
11 15 (0.75%) Debian
12 12 (0.60%) Windows 10
13 10 (0.50%) Android
14 7 (0.35%) Alpine Linux
15 5 (0.25%) FreeRTOS
15 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2019
16 4 (0.20%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.15%) Check Point GAiA
18 2 (0.10%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 817 (40.95%) Agile Software Development
2 664 (33.28%) DevOps
3 575 (28.82%) Software Engineering
4 507 (25.41%) CI/CD
5 486 (24.36%) Analytics
6 377 (18.90%) Computer Science
7 319 (15.99%) Problem-Solving
8 316 (15.84%) Test Automation
9 269 (13.48%) Data Science
10 256 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
11 245 (12.28%) Scrum
12 241 (12.08%) ETL
13 230 (11.53%) Full Stack Development
14 229 (11.48%) Risk Management
15 203 (10.18%) Visualisation
16 196 (9.82%) Data Analytics
17 191 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
18 177 (8.87%) Machine Learning
19 172 (8.62%) Microservices
20 169 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 631 (31.63%) SQL
2 616 (30.88%) Java
3 468 (23.46%) C#
4 441 (22.11%) JavaScript
5 373 (18.70%) C++
6 293 (14.69%) C
7 277 (13.88%) Bash
8 270 (13.53%) PowerShell
9 206 (10.33%) Perl
10 156 (7.82%) Go
11 149 (7.47%) R
12 130 (6.52%) PHP
13 124 (6.22%) Shell Script
14 119 (5.96%) Scala
15 100 (5.01%) Ruby
16 73 (3.66%) Groovy
17 65 (3.26%) T-SQL
18 54 (2.71%) Java 8
19 47 (2.36%) MATLAB
20 39 (1.95%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 462 (23.16%) Degree
2 143 (7.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 116 (5.81%) Security Cleared
4 97 (4.86%) OCP
4 97 (4.86%) Oracle Certification
5 72 (3.61%) SC Cleared
6 62 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
7 60 (3.01%) CISSP
8 59 (2.96%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 50 (2.51%) AWS Certification
10 49 (2.46%) CIW
10 49 (2.46%) OCA
11 36 (1.80%) PhD
12 32 (1.60%) Master's Degree
13 25 (1.25%) GCIH
14 23 (1.15%) ISTQB
15 22 (1.10%) GCFA
15 22 (1.10%) GCIA
16 21 (1.05%) GCFE
16 21 (1.05%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (6.37%) QA
2 45 (2.26%) Data Quality
3 29 (1.45%) SLA
4 26 (1.30%) Accessibility
5 20 (1.00%) GDPR
6 12 (0.60%) ISO 26262
6 12 (0.60%) MISRA
6 12 (0.60%) WCAG
7 11 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.35%) NCSC
9 4 (0.20%) GLP
9 4 (0.20%) GMP
9 4 (0.20%) Good Clinical Practice
9 4 (0.20%) ISO 13485
10 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.15%) NIST
10 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.050%) FedRAMP
11 1 (0.050%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 390 (19.55%) Docker
2 100 (5.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (2.51%) Firmware
4 46 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
5 43 (2.16%) Active Directory
6 32 (1.60%) HDFS
7 10 (0.50%) KVM
7 10 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.45%) Xen
9 8 (0.40%) vSphere
10 4 (0.20%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.15%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.050%) LXC
12 1 (0.050%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 308 (15.44%) Kubernetes
2 259 (12.98%) Ansible
3 239 (11.98%) Terraform
4 96 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
5 71 (3.56%) Puppet
6 60 (3.01%) Grafana
7 41 (2.06%) Kibana
8 24 (1.20%) Apache Brooklyn
9 17 (0.85%) Prometheus
10 15 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
11 12 (0.60%) logstash
12 9 (0.45%) Packer
13 8 (0.40%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
13 8 (0.40%) Computer Incident Response Team
13 8 (0.40%) Consul
14 5 (0.25%) Graylog
15 4 (0.20%) Control-M
15 4 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
15 4 (0.20%) vCenter Server
16 3 (0.15%) Nessus
Vendors
1 267 (13.38%) Microsoft
2 178 (8.92%) Databricks
3 129 (6.47%) Oracle
4 120 (6.02%) VMware
5 75 (3.76%) IBM
6 71 (3.56%) Google
7 53 (2.66%) Red Hat
8 48 (2.41%) Palantir
9 40 (2.01%) Okta
10 25 (1.25%) Informatica
11 23 (1.15%) Atlassian
12 22 (1.10%) Cisco
13 21 (1.05%) Dynatrace
14 18 (0.90%) Zend
15 17 (0.85%) New Relic
15 17 (0.85%) Splunk
16 16 (0.80%) Meraki
17 15 (0.75%) Palo Alto
17 15 (0.75%) PayPal
17 15 (0.75%) Sophos