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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 44 78
Rank change year-on-year +15 +34  
Permanent jobs citing Python 1013 1043 781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.90% 5.67% 3.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.60% 10.64% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 842 845 602
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 8040 9806 10397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 54.74% 53.35% 48.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7013 8758 8876
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Python as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +12 271 £52,500 - 37
Surrey +14 204 £55,000 +15.78% 18
Hampshire +12 155 £47,500 -5.00% 26
Oxfordshire -7 140 £50,000 -8.25% 30
East Sussex +23 99 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Buckinghamshire +25 59 £45,000 +12.50% 8
West Sussex +52 55 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Middlesex +13 11 £65,000 +85.71% 1
Kent -6 10 £40,000 +25.00% 3
M4 Corridor - 4 - -
Thames Valley - 1 £70,000 -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 1005 (52.15%) Linux
2 787 (40.84%) Java
3 575 (29.84%) Agile Software Development
4 515 (26.73%) Perl
5 508 (26.36%) SQL
6 489 (25.38%) Ruby
7 487 (25.27%) C++
8 461 (23.92%) DevOps
9 447 (23.20%) Bash Shell
10 436 (22.63%) JavaScript
11 418 (21.69%) Software Engineering
12 380 (19.72%) Amazon AWS
13 372 (19.30%) Puppet
14 370 (19.20%) Degree
15 360 (18.68%) Windows
16 343 (17.80%) C#
17 333 (17.28%) Git (software)
18 328 (17.02%) MySQL
19 314 (16.29%) HTML
20 309 (16.04%) Ansible
21 307 (15.93%) C
22 285 (14.79%) PHP
23 280 (14.53%) Finance
24 277 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
25 275 (14.27%) Unix
26 267 (13.86%) Opscode Chef
27 259 (13.44%) Jenkins
28 256 (13.28%) Scrum
29 250 (12.97%) Docker
30 247 (12.82%) 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
1 108 (5.60%) Apache Spark
2 101 (5.24%) Apache
3 83 (4.31%) Elasticsearch
4 67 (3.48%) nginx
5 62 (3.22%) OpenStack
6 54 (2.80%) Tomcat
7 38 (1.97%) Confluence
8 34 (1.76%) ArcGIS
9 32 (1.66%) Apache Solr
10 28 (1.45%) Drupal
11 25 (1.30%) JBoss
12 24 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 23 (1.19%) SAS
13 23 (1.19%) WebLogic
14 22 (1.14%) uWSGI
15 19 (0.99%) WebSphere
16 18 (0.93%) IIS
17 16 (0.83%) GeoServer
18 13 (0.67%) Jetty
18 13 (0.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 44 (2.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.42%) SPSS Modeler
5 7 (0.36%) Maple
6 5 (0.26%) Inkscape
6 5 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.26%) Simulink
7 4 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.21%) Final Cut Pro
7 4 (0.21%) GIMP
7 4 (0.21%) QuarkXPress
8 3 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.10%) Mathcad
10 1 (0.052%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 44 (2.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.26%) Sentinel
3 5 (0.26%) Teamcenter
4 4 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.052%) Magento
5 1 (0.052%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.052%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.052%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 380 (19.72%) Amazon AWS
2 168 (8.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 160 (8.30%) SaaS
4 53 (2.75%) PaaS
5 39 (2.02%) IaaS
6 37 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
7 27 (1.40%) GitHub
8 18 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (0.83%) Amazon S3
11 12 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
11 12 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
12 9 (0.47%) Azure Machine Learning
12 9 (0.47%) Force.com
13 8 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (0.36%) Office 365
15 6 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
15 6 (0.31%) OpenShift
16 5 (0.26%) iPaaS
17 4 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 138 (7.16%) DNS
2 93 (4.83%) TCP/IP
3 80 (4.15%) Internet
4 73 (3.79%) Firewall
5 52 (2.70%) HTTP
6 46 (2.39%) VPN
7 41 (2.13%) WAN
8 35 (1.82%) LAN
9 31 (1.61%) Network Security
9 31 (1.61%) SSL
10 29 (1.50%) VoIP
11 26 (1.35%) Wireless
12 24 (1.25%) BGP
13 21 (1.09%) Wireshark
14 19 (0.99%) IPv4
14 19 (0.99%) LDAP
15 18 (0.93%) DHCP
16 15 (0.78%) IPsec
16 15 (0.78%) tcpdump
17 14 (0.73%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 328 (17.02%) MySQL
2 247 (12.82%) Big Data
3 189 (9.81%) NoSQL
4 157 (8.15%) MongoDB
5 128 (6.64%) Hadoop
6 114 (5.92%) SQL Server
7 110 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
8 104 (5.40%) Relational Database
9 98 (5.09%) Apache Cassandra
10 59 (3.06%) Redis
11 56 (2.91%) Data Mining
12 39 (2.02%) MariaDB
13 36 (1.87%) GIS
14 31 (1.61%) RDBMS
15 30 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
16 29 (1.50%) Geospatial Data
16 29 (1.50%) Power BI
17 20 (1.04%) Data Lake
17 20 (1.04%) QGIS
18 19 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 333 (17.28%) Git (software)
2 259 (13.44%) Jenkins
3 106 (5.50%) JIRA
4 91 (4.72%) Maven
5 87 (4.51%) Subversion
6 86 (4.46%) Selenium
7 59 (3.06%) Vagrant
8 58 (3.01%) Ant
9 41 (2.13%) Cucumber
9 41 (2.13%) Gradle
10 34 (1.76%) GitLab
11 28 (1.45%) JUnit
12 26 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 26 (1.35%) Bitbucket
13 24 (1.25%) Apache Ivy
14 23 (1.19%) Eclipse
14 23 (1.19%) Visual Studio
15 19 (0.99%) IDA Disassembler
16 18 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
17 17 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 280 (14.53%) Finance
2 154 (7.99%) Telecoms
3 106 (5.50%) Marketing
4 78 (4.05%) Electronics
5 56 (2.91%) Manufacturing
6 44 (2.28%) Automotive
7 43 (2.23%) Banking
8 31 (1.61%) Aerospace
9 29 (1.50%) Retail
10 21 (1.09%) Publishing
11 17 (0.88%) Military
12 15 (0.78%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.67%) Games
14 11 (0.57%) Legal
15 10 (0.52%) Advertising
15 10 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.42%) Back Office
17 6 (0.31%) Spanish Language
18 4 (0.21%) French Language
18 4 (0.21%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 577 (29.94%) Developer
2 227 (11.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 186 (9.65%) Python Developer
4 182 (9.44%) Software Engineer
5 171 (8.87%) Linux Engineer
6 136 (7.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 131 (6.80%) Administrator
8 129 (6.69%) Analyst
9 118 (6.12%) Java Developer
10 116 (6.02%) Systems Administrator
11 104 (5.40%) Linux Administrator
12 103 (5.35%) Systems Engineer
13 99 (5.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 86 (4.46%) Test Engineer
15 84 (4.36%) Software Developer
16 81 (4.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 77 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
18 62 (3.22%) Architect
18 62 (3.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 60 (3.11%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (16.29%) HTML
2 239 (12.40%) CSS
3 196 (10.17%) AngularJS
4 194 (10.07%) .NET
5 193 (10.02%) Web Services
6 138 (7.16%) Node.js
7 119 (6.18%) REST
8 105 (5.45%) XML
9 94 (4.88%) HTML5
10 90 (4.67%) Spring
11 89 (4.62%) Django
12 88 (4.57%) LAMP
13 87 (4.51%) RESTful
14 67 (3.48%) jQuery
15 65 (3.37%) SOAP
16 62 (3.22%) Kafka
17 58 (3.01%) JSON
18 53 (2.75%) Ajax
19 50 (2.59%) ASP.NET
20 44 (2.28%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 231 (11.99%) Computer Science
2 157 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
3 131 (6.80%) Algorithms
4 72 (3.74%) Data Centre
5 63 (3.27%) User Experience
6 61 (3.17%) Fintech
7 48 (2.49%) Mobile App
8 42 (2.18%) Management Information System
9 37 (1.92%) Data Structures
10 34 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
11 29 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
12 27 (1.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 26 (1.35%) Public Cloud
14 23 (1.19%) Cyber Attack
15 21 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
16 18 (0.93%) Private Cloud
17 17 (0.88%) Linked Data
18 14 (0.73%) Cloud Native
19 13 (0.67%) Replication
19 13 (0.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1005 (52.15%) Linux
2 360 (18.68%) Windows
3 275 (14.27%) Unix
4 133 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 122 (6.33%) Ubuntu
6 115 (5.97%) CentOS
7 84 (4.36%) Debian
8 56 (2.91%) Android
9 51 (2.65%) Solaris
10 31 (1.61%) Apple iOS
10 31 (1.61%) Windows Server
11 29 (1.50%) VxWorks
12 25 (1.30%) AIX
13 18 (0.93%) SUSE
14 15 (0.78%) Mac OS
14 15 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (0.73%) Mac OS X
15 14 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
16 9 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 575 (29.84%) Agile Software Development
2 461 (23.92%) DevOps
3 418 (21.69%) Software Engineering
4 277 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
5 256 (13.28%) Scrum
6 226 (11.73%) Open Source
7 204 (10.59%) Mathematics
8 203 (10.53%) Test Automation
9 192 (9.96%) TDD
10 178 (9.24%) Machine Learning
11 168 (8.72%) Analytics
12 152 (7.89%) OO
13 148 (7.68%) Web Development
14 121 (6.28%) Configuration Management
15 119 (6.18%) SDLC
16 111 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
17 105 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
18 103 (5.35%) Data Analysis
19 97 (5.03%) Cybersecurity
20 95 (4.93%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 787 (40.84%) Java
2 515 (26.73%) Perl
3 508 (26.36%) SQL
4 489 (25.38%) Ruby
5 487 (25.27%) C++
6 447 (23.20%) Bash Shell
7 436 (22.63%) JavaScript
8 343 (17.80%) C#
9 307 (15.93%) C
10 285 (14.79%) PHP
11 183 (9.50%) PowerShell
12 157 (8.15%) R
13 101 (5.24%) Scala
14 77 (4.00%) MATLAB
15 73 (3.79%) Shell Script
16 50 (2.59%) Go
17 46 (2.39%) PL/SQL
18 32 (1.66%) T-SQL
19 28 (1.45%) VB
20 25 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 370 (19.20%) Degree
2 159 (8.25%) Security Cleared
3 93 (4.83%) PhD
4 86 (4.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 84 (4.36%) SC Cleared
6 45 (2.34%) DV Cleared
7 42 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
8 41 (2.13%) Master's Degree
9 39 (2.02%) ISTQB
10 35 (1.82%) ISEB
10 35 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
11 33 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
12 29 (1.50%) CCNA
13 23 (1.19%) CCNP
14 19 (0.99%) CISSP
15 15 (0.78%) APMG
15 15 (0.78%) MCP
15 15 (0.78%) MCSE
15 15 (0.78%) PMI Certification
15 15 (0.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (8.77%) QA
2 16 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (0.78%) SLA
4 14 (0.73%) Data Quality
5 13 (0.67%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.31%) GPG13
7 2 (0.10%) PMO
7 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.052%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.052%) HL7
8 1 (0.052%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.052%) JTAG
8 1 (0.052%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 250 (12.97%) Docker
2 123 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (2.75%) Active Directory
4 41 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 33 (1.71%) KVM
6 27 (1.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 21 (1.09%) NFS
8 19 (0.99%) Firmware
9 15 (0.78%) vSphere
10 14 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (0.73%) Xen
11 13 (0.67%) VirtualBox
11 13 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (0.47%) iptables
13 8 (0.42%) LXC
13 8 (0.42%) Tivoli Directory Server
14 4 (0.21%) Oracle Clusterware
14 4 (0.21%) Samba
15 3 (0.16%) etcd
15 3 (0.16%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 372 (19.30%) Puppet
2 309 (16.04%) Ansible
3 267 (13.86%) Opscode Chef
4 61 (3.17%) Kubernetes
4 61 (3.17%) Salt
5 34 (1.76%) Nagios
6 22 (1.14%) Terraform
7 21 (1.09%) logstash
8 14 (0.73%) Opsview
9 12 (0.62%) HAProxy
9 12 (0.62%) Nmap
9 12 (0.62%) Packer
9 12 (0.62%) SCCM
9 12 (0.62%) ZABBIX
10 11 (0.57%) Nessus
10 11 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 10 (0.52%) Kibana
12 9 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (0.47%) SELinux
13 8 (0.42%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 212 (11.00%) Red Hat
2 185 (9.60%) VMware
3 154 (7.99%) Microsoft
4 147 (7.63%) Oracle
5 48 (2.49%) SAP
6 34 (1.76%) Cisco
7 33 (1.71%) Tableau
8 26 (1.35%) Google
9 23 (1.19%) Mapinfo
9 23 (1.19%) New Relic
10 21 (1.09%) Atlassian
10 21 (1.09%) Zend
11 20 (1.04%) IBM
11 20 (1.04%) SaltStack
12 19 (0.99%) F5
13 18 (0.93%) HP
13 18 (0.93%) Splunk
14 17 (0.88%) Talend
15 15 (0.78%) Juniper
16 14 (0.73%) Sun
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
JobHoller
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32,000 + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension medical etc
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: ££competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
JobHoller
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 85,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + plus benefits plus bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Empiric
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £32,893 to £44,289 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago