Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 35 48
Rank change year-on-year +9 +13 +45
Permanent jobs citing Python 2,506 1,929 1,918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.27% 6.56% 5.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.24% 12.20% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,042 1,635 1,600
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,150 £68,750
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 17,596 15,811 19,660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 58.09% 53.79% 52.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15,352 13,727 17,528
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 0 1,158 £52,500 +8.81% 220
Hampshire +21 532 £42,500 -5.56% 68
Oxfordshire +5 531 £52,500 +7.14% 112
Berkshire -6 500 £52,500 +5.00% 77
Surrey +6 424 £52,500 - 50
East Sussex +10 282 £50,000 +11.11% 28
Buckinghamshire +17 127 £41,000 +9.33% 31
West Sussex -28 52 £40,000 -9.60% 8
Kent -13 19 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Middlesex +13 17 £60,000 +14.29% 4
Home Counties - 9 £35,000 -
Isle of Wight - 1 £32,500 - 2
Sussex - 1 - -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, 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 1,056 (42.14%) Linux
2 1,011 (40.34%) Java
3 807 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
4 721 (28.77%) JavaScript
5 684 (27.29%) SQL
6 675 (26.94%) C++
7 596 (23.78%) Software Engineering
8 576 (22.98%) Amazon AWS
9 490 (19.55%) DevOps
10 467 (18.64%) Degree
11 443 (17.68%) C
12 429 (17.12%) Bash Shell
13 426 (17.00%) Machine Learning
14 397 (15.84%) C#
15 392 (15.64%) Git (software)
16 381 (15.20%) Ansible
17 380 (15.16%) Ruby
18 376 (15.00%) Jenkins
19 368 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
20 359 (14.33%) Docker
21 354 (14.13%) HTML
22 350 (13.97%) CSS
23 335 (13.37%) Django
24 327 (13.05%) Perl
25 326 (13.01%) Big Data
26 316 (12.61%) AngularJS
27 306 (12.21%) Computer Science
27 306 (12.21%) Windows
28 304 (12.13%) TDD
29 296 (11.81%) MySQL

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
1 135 (5.39%) Apache Spark
2 103 (4.11%) Apache
3 88 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
4 56 (2.23%) Tomcat
5 54 (2.15%) Confluence
6 53 (2.11%) OpenStack
7 50 (2.00%) nginx
8 38 (1.52%) SAS
9 34 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 30 (1.20%) WordPress
11 20 (0.80%) CloudStack
12 15 (0.60%) CMS
12 15 (0.60%) Oracle Service Bus
13 14 (0.56%) Apache Pig
14 12 (0.48%) Apache Solr
14 12 (0.48%) Jupyter
15 10 (0.40%) IIS
15 10 (0.40%) NServiceBus
15 10 (0.40%) WebSphere
16 9 (0.36%) JBoss
Applications
1 38 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (0.60%) SPSS
3 11 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (0.36%) Stata
5 8 (0.32%) GNU Octave
6 4 (0.16%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.12%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.080%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.080%) Simulink
9 1 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.040%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.040%) Blender
9 1 (0.040%) GIMP
9 1 (0.040%) Maya
9 1 (0.040%) MotionBuilder
Business Applications
1 5 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (0.20%) Teamcenter
2 3 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.12%) Shopify
3 2 (0.080%) HFM
4 1 (0.040%) LabWindows
4 1 (0.040%) Magento
4 1 (0.040%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 576 (22.98%) Amazon AWS
2 256 (10.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (2.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 66 (2.63%) GitHub
5 65 (2.59%) SaaS
6 55 (2.19%) Serverless
7 46 (1.84%) AWS CloudFormation
8 41 (1.64%) Amazon S3
8 41 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
9 37 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
9 37 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
9 37 (1.48%) PaaS
10 33 (1.32%) IaaS
11 31 (1.24%) IBM Cloud
12 18 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 18 (0.72%) Amazon Glacier
12 18 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 16 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
13 16 (0.64%) Google Analytics
14 15 (0.60%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 57 (2.27%) Firewall
2 56 (2.23%) TCP/IP
3 50 (2.00%) Network Security
4 44 (1.76%) WAN
5 39 (1.56%) DNS
5 39 (1.56%) HTTP
6 38 (1.52%) Internet
7 31 (1.24%) LAN
8 25 (1.00%) VPN
9 24 (0.96%) VLAN
10 20 (0.80%) DHCP
11 17 (0.68%) BGP
11 17 (0.68%) IPsec
12 16 (0.64%) SSL
13 13 (0.52%) Wireless
13 13 (0.52%) Wireshark
14 12 (0.48%) OSPF
14 12 (0.48%) SMS
14 12 (0.48%) VoIP
15 11 (0.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 326 (13.01%) Big Data
2 296 (11.81%) MySQL
3 259 (10.34%) NoSQL
4 195 (7.78%) Relational Database
5 192 (7.66%) PostgreSQL
6 184 (7.34%) Hadoop
7 156 (6.23%) SQL Server
8 154 (6.15%) MongoDB
9 120 (4.79%) Apache Cassandra
10 93 (3.71%) Apache Hive
11 90 (3.59%) RDBMS
12 68 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
13 58 (2.31%) Redis
14 57 (2.27%) Impala
15 42 (1.68%) Oracle Database
15 42 (1.68%) Sqoop
16 40 (1.60%) Power BI
17 37 (1.48%) MariaDB
18 36 (1.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 34 (1.36%) GIS
Development Applications
1 392 (15.64%) Git (software)
2 376 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 120 (4.79%) JIRA
4 85 (3.39%) Selenium
5 74 (2.95%) Subversion
6 58 (2.31%) TeamCity
7 56 (2.23%) GitLab
8 50 (2.00%) Maven
9 43 (1.72%) WebDriver
10 40 (1.60%) Cucumber
11 32 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 32 (1.28%) Vagrant
12 31 (1.24%) Visual Studio
13 27 (1.08%) JUnit
13 27 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
14 25 (1.00%) Gradle
14 25 (1.00%) JMeter
15 19 (0.76%) Protractor
16 18 (0.72%) Bitbucket
16 18 (0.72%) WiX
General
1 161 (6.42%) Finance
2 98 (3.91%) Marketing
3 96 (3.83%) Retail
4 93 (3.71%) Telecoms
5 52 (2.08%) Electronics
6 50 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 49 (1.96%) Publishing
8 34 (1.36%) Advertising
8 34 (1.36%) Games
9 16 (0.64%) Automotive
10 14 (0.56%) Back Office
10 14 (0.56%) Banking
11 10 (0.40%) Aerospace
12 9 (0.36%) Law
12 9 (0.36%) Military
13 8 (0.32%) Billing
14 4 (0.16%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.16%) Legal
14 4 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.080%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 893 (35.63%) Developer
2 336 (13.41%) Software Engineer
3 310 (12.37%) Python Developer
4 239 (9.54%) DevOps Engineer
5 205 (8.18%) Software Developer
6 152 (6.07%) Senior Developer
7 137 (5.47%) Java Developer
8 123 (4.91%) Graduate
9 113 (4.51%) Analyst
10 105 (4.19%) Linux Engineer
11 100 (3.99%) Python Engineer
12 97 (3.87%) Data Scientist
13 94 (3.75%) Cloud Engineer
14 86 (3.43%) Data Engineer
14 86 (3.43%) Test Engineer
15 85 (3.39%) AWS Engineer
16 83 (3.31%) Django Developer
16 83 (3.31%) Python/Django Developer
17 82 (3.27%) Administrator
18 80 (3.19%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 354 (14.13%) HTML
2 350 (13.97%) CSS
3 335 (13.37%) Django
4 316 (12.61%) AngularJS
5 169 (6.74%) React
5 169 (6.74%) Web Services
6 157 (6.26%) .NET
7 155 (6.19%) Node.js
8 141 (5.63%) REST
9 138 (5.51%) jQuery
10 125 (4.99%) TensorFlow
11 102 (4.07%) Kafka
12 94 (3.75%) Spring
13 93 (3.71%) Flask
14 90 (3.59%) RESTful
15 81 (3.23%) SOAP
16 80 (3.19%) JSON
17 76 (3.03%) HTML5
18 68 (2.71%) RabbitMQ
19 66 (2.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 306 (12.21%) Computer Science
2 225 (8.98%) Algorithms
3 145 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
4 110 (4.39%) Mobile App
5 86 (3.43%) User Experience
6 84 (3.35%) Fintech
7 61 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
8 53 (2.11%) Public Cloud
9 52 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
10 51 (2.04%) Data Structures
10 51 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
11 48 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
12 46 (1.84%) Data Centre
13 39 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
14 28 (1.12%) Robotics
15 25 (1.00%) Device Driver
16 18 (0.72%) Management Information System
17 15 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
18 13 (0.52%) Clustering
18 13 (0.52%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 1,056 (42.14%) Linux
2 306 (12.21%) Windows
3 185 (7.38%) Unix
4 94 (3.75%) CentOS
5 91 (3.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 80 (3.19%) Ubuntu
7 51 (2.04%) Android
8 37 (1.48%) Mac OS X
9 35 (1.40%) Debian
9 35 (1.40%) Windows Server
10 26 (1.04%) Mac OS
11 23 (0.92%) Apple iOS
12 20 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
13 8 (0.32%) AIX
14 6 (0.24%) Robot Operating System
14 6 (0.24%) Solaris
15 4 (0.16%) FreeBSD
15 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.12%) HPUX
16 3 (0.12%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 807 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
2 596 (23.78%) Software Engineering
3 490 (19.55%) DevOps
4 426 (17.00%) Machine Learning
5 368 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
6 304 (12.13%) TDD
7 294 (11.73%) Mathematics
8 291 (11.61%) Scrum
9 285 (11.37%) Analytics
10 262 (10.45%) Test Automation
11 251 (10.02%) Open Source
12 247 (9.86%) Configuration Management
13 221 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
14 217 (8.66%) Data Science
15 196 (7.82%) Mentoring
16 159 (6.34%) SDLC
17 157 (6.26%) Data Analysis
17 157 (6.26%) OO
18 152 (6.07%) Deep Learning
19 143 (5.71%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,011 (40.34%) Java
2 721 (28.77%) JavaScript
3 684 (27.29%) SQL
4 675 (26.94%) C++
5 443 (17.68%) C
6 429 (17.12%) Bash Shell
7 397 (15.84%) C#
8 380 (15.16%) Ruby
9 327 (13.05%) Perl
10 244 (9.74%) PHP
11 235 (9.38%) PowerShell
12 210 (8.38%) R
13 197 (7.86%) Scala
14 189 (7.54%) Go
15 97 (3.87%) MATLAB
16 87 (3.47%) Shell Script
17 52 (2.08%) T-SQL
18 43 (1.72%) Java 8
19 35 (1.40%) Lua
20 34 (1.36%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 467 (18.64%) Degree
2 207 (8.26%) PhD
3 178 (7.10%) Security Cleared
4 108 (4.31%) DV Cleared
5 89 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 63 (2.51%) SC Cleared
7 50 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 48 (1.92%) Numerate Degree
9 40 (1.60%) ISTQB
10 29 (1.16%) ISEB
11 28 (1.12%) MCSE
12 24 (0.96%) RHCE
13 20 (0.80%) RHCA
14 19 (0.76%) RHCSA
14 19 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 16 (0.64%) Master's Degree
15 16 (0.64%) MCSA
16 12 (0.48%) MCSD
17 11 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
17 11 (0.44%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (5.51%) QA
2 47 (1.88%) GDPR
3 43 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.48%) JTAG
6 11 (0.44%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.36%) GCP
8 8 (0.32%) SLA
9 5 (0.20%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.080%) SSAE 16
12 1 (0.040%) IEC 62304
12 1 (0.040%) ISO 26262
12 1 (0.040%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.040%) PMO
System Software
1 359 (14.33%) Docker
2 90 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (2.08%) vSphere
4 44 (1.76%) Apache Flume
5 43 (1.72%) Firmware
6 40 (1.60%) HDFS
7 23 (0.92%) Active Directory
8 22 (0.88%) Hyper-V
9 14 (0.56%) KVM
10 12 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (0.40%) VirtualBox
12 5 (0.20%) iptables
12 5 (0.20%) Xen
13 4 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 3 (0.12%) vCloud
14 3 (0.12%) VMware NSX
15 2 (0.080%) ACF2
15 2 (0.080%) RACF
15 2 (0.080%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 381 (15.20%) Ansible
2 280 (11.17%) Puppet
3 242 (9.66%) Opscode Chef
4 187 (7.46%) Kubernetes
5 112 (4.47%) Terraform
6 43 (1.72%) Hadoop YARN
7 42 (1.68%) Salt
8 38 (1.52%) Nagios
9 36 (1.44%) logstash
10 30 (1.20%) HAProxy
11 28 (1.12%) Rancher
12 24 (0.96%) Packer
13 23 (0.92%) Docker Swarm
14 15 (0.60%) Kibana
15 12 (0.48%) Prometheus
16 9 (0.36%) Cacti
17 7 (0.28%) Consul
18 6 (0.24%) CFEngine
18 6 (0.24%) Grafana
18 6 (0.24%) Netcool
Vendors
1 203 (8.10%) Oracle
2 150 (5.99%) Microsoft
3 126 (5.03%) VMware
4 124 (4.95%) Google
5 92 (3.67%) Red Hat
6 65 (2.59%) Cloudera
7 48 (1.92%) Hortonworks
8 38 (1.52%) Splunk
9 34 (1.36%) Capita
10 33 (1.32%) Cisco
11 32 (1.28%) SaltStack
12 29 (1.16%) Sun
13 26 (1.04%) IBM
13 26 (1.04%) Tableau
14 23 (0.92%) Atlassian
14 23 (0.92%) SAP
14 23 (0.92%) Sophos
15 18 (0.72%) TOWER Software
16 16 (0.64%) New Relic
17 15 (0.60%) Salesforce.com