Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > South East
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 25 38
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13 +15
Permanent jobs citing Python 2,224 2,564 1,851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.36% 8.10% 6.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.21% 13.83% 11.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,780 2,104 1,584
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £72,550 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 14,625 18,542 15,716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 54.99% 58.56% 52.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12,489 16,140 13,693
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £64,250
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 23 April 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 23 April 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 -4 970 £52,500 - 129
Hampshire +21 723 £45,000 +5.88% 20
Berkshire +3 528 £52,500 - 42
Oxfordshire +1 375 £55,000 +4.76% 75
Surrey -12 283 £55,000 +8.91% 23
East Sussex -15 136 £42,500 -8.60% 6
West Sussex +21 87 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Buckinghamshire -30 64 £49,000 +22.50% 12
Kent +23 20 £50,000 +17.65% 6
Middlesex +1 4 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Sussex +28 2 £75,000 -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 1,000 (44.96%) Linux
2 925 (41.59%) Java
3 861 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
4 769 (34.58%) C++
5 725 (32.60%) Software Engineering
6 639 (28.73%) JavaScript
7 598 (26.89%) SQL
8 575 (25.85%) DevOps
9 558 (25.09%) Degree
10 504 (22.66%) Amazon AWS
11 459 (20.64%) C#
12 456 (20.50%) C
13 441 (19.83%) Docker
14 427 (19.20%) Git (software)
15 425 (19.11%) Computer Science
16 379 (17.04%) Bash Shell
17 352 (15.83%) Test Automation
18 344 (15.47%) Ansible
19 335 (15.06%) Windows
20 333 (14.97%) Analytics
21 316 (14.21%) Jenkins
22 306 (13.76%) Mathematics
23 300 (13.49%) AngularJS
24 295 (13.26%) Security Cleared
25 287 (12.90%) Ruby
26 276 (12.41%) Microsoft Azure
27 272 (12.23%) Open Source
28 268 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
28 268 (12.05%) Artificial Intelligence
29 262 (11.78%) Kubernetes

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
1 126 (5.67%) Elasticsearch
2 120 (5.40%) Apache
3 95 (4.27%) SAS
4 87 (3.91%) Apache Spark
5 67 (3.01%) WebLogic
6 60 (2.70%) nginx
7 56 (2.52%) Tomcat
8 51 (2.29%) Confluence
9 34 (1.53%) IIS
10 26 (1.17%) OpenStack
11 19 (0.85%) JBoss
12 17 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
13 13 (0.58%) Alfresco
13 13 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
14 11 (0.49%) Skype for Business
15 8 (0.36%) ArcGIS
15 8 (0.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 8 (0.36%) SharePoint
16 7 (0.31%) Apache Pig
17 6 (0.27%) GeoServer
Applications
1 38 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (0.90%) SPSS
3 15 (0.67%) Fireworks
4 11 (0.49%) Stata
5 7 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.27%) GNU Octave
7 5 (0.22%) SPSS Modeler
8 2 (0.090%) Simulink
9 1 (0.045%) Abaqus
9 1 (0.045%) CATIA
9 1 (0.045%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.045%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.045%) Mozilla Thunderbird
9 1 (0.045%) NASTRAN
9 1 (0.045%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.045%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.045%) Weka
Business Applications
1 11 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.045%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.045%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 504 (22.66%) Amazon AWS
2 276 (12.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 96 (4.32%) SaaS
4 84 (3.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 81 (3.64%) Serverless
6 77 (3.46%) Cloud Computing
7 68 (3.06%) AWS Lambda
8 60 (2.70%) Amazon S3
9 53 (2.38%) GitHub
10 40 (1.80%) PaaS
11 38 (1.71%) Amazon SQS
12 34 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
13 32 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
14 29 (1.30%) Office 365
15 26 (1.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 22 (0.99%) IaaS
17 21 (0.94%) Amazon EMR
18 19 (0.85%) AWS Fargate
18 19 (0.85%) npm
19 16 (0.72%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 139 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 85 (3.82%) Firewall
3 76 (3.42%) DNS
4 55 (2.47%) Network Security
5 54 (2.43%) HTTP
6 41 (1.84%) Wireless
7 30 (1.35%) Internet
7 30 (1.35%) Skype
8 28 (1.26%) VoIP
8 28 (1.26%) VPN
9 26 (1.17%) SSH
10 25 (1.12%) DHCP
10 25 (1.12%) WAN
11 21 (0.94%) LAN
11 21 (0.94%) SSL
12 19 (0.85%) RTMP
12 19 (0.85%) RTSP
13 17 (0.76%) H.323
14 13 (0.58%) MQTT
15 12 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (9.08%) MySQL
2 178 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 177 (7.96%) NoSQL
4 159 (7.15%) Relational Database
5 153 (6.88%) Big Data
5 153 (6.88%) MongoDB
6 138 (6.21%) PostgreSQL
7 102 (4.59%) Hadoop
8 89 (4.00%) Power BI
9 66 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
10 60 (2.70%) RDBMS
11 57 (2.56%) Redis
12 51 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
13 46 (2.07%) Neo4j
14 42 (1.89%) Apache Hive
15 36 (1.62%) Data Mining
16 28 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
17 27 (1.21%) Data Lake
18 26 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 24 (1.08%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 427 (19.20%) Git (software)
2 316 (14.21%) Jenkins
3 156 (7.01%) JIRA
4 113 (5.08%) Selenium
5 92 (4.14%) GitLab
6 73 (3.28%) Vagrant
7 70 (3.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 44 (1.98%) Maven
9 42 (1.89%) webpack
10 39 (1.75%) Bitbucket
11 37 (1.66%) Subversion
12 35 (1.57%) Cucumber
13 34 (1.53%) Visual Studio
14 29 (1.30%) JIRA Agile
14 29 (1.30%) JUnit
14 29 (1.30%) Robot Framework
15 27 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
16 26 (1.17%) WebDriver
17 25 (1.12%) ProC
18 24 (1.08%) Ant
General
1 175 (7.87%) Finance
2 87 (3.91%) Electronics
3 81 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 78 (3.51%) Marketing
5 60 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 58 (2.61%) Retail
7 42 (1.89%) Games
8 41 (1.84%) Aerospace
9 32 (1.44%) Military
9 32 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
10 26 (1.17%) Legal
11 21 (0.94%) Publishing
12 13 (0.58%) Automotive
13 11 (0.49%) Advertising
14 9 (0.40%) Banking
14 9 (0.40%) Law
15 4 (0.18%) Avionics
15 4 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 709 (31.88%) Developer
2 430 (19.33%) Software Engineer
3 235 (10.57%) Python Developer
4 206 (9.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 179 (8.05%) Software Developer
6 143 (6.43%) Junior
7 120 (5.40%) Analyst
8 116 (5.22%) Graduate
9 100 (4.50%) Java Developer
9 100 (4.50%) Test Engineer
10 97 (4.36%) Python Engineer
11 94 (4.23%) Data Scientist
12 92 (4.14%) Senior Developer
13 86 (3.87%) Linux Engineer
14 77 (3.46%) Administrator
15 76 (3.42%) C++ Developer
15 76 (3.42%) C++ Software Engineer
16 75 (3.37%) C# Developer
17 74 (3.33%) Java Engineer
18 72 (3.24%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 300 (13.49%) AngularJS
2 221 (9.94%) Django
3 219 (9.85%) HTML
4 186 (8.36%) .NET
5 175 (7.87%) RESTful
6 173 (7.78%) Node.js
7 170 (7.64%) Vue.js
8 153 (6.88%) CSS
9 145 (6.52%) React
10 124 (5.58%) Spring
11 122 (5.49%) Web Services
12 103 (4.63%) REST
13 102 (4.59%) Elastic Stack
14 100 (4.50%) HTML5
15 74 (3.33%) Kafka
16 68 (3.06%) JSON
17 63 (2.83%) jQuery
18 53 (2.38%) .NET Framework
19 51 (2.29%) ASP.NET
20 50 (2.25%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 180 (8.09%) Algorithms
2 176 (7.91%) Self-Motivation
3 115 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 80 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
5 74 (3.33%) Fintech
6 61 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
7 55 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
8 51 (2.29%) Robotics
9 50 (2.25%) Data Centre
10 45 (2.02%) Mobile App
11 41 (1.84%) User Experience
12 40 (1.80%) Public Cloud
13 39 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
14 35 (1.57%) Client/Server
14 35 (1.57%) Replication
15 28 (1.26%) Device Driver
16 27 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
16 27 (1.21%) Video\Live Streaming
17 26 (1.17%) Data Structures
18 19 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,000 (44.96%) Linux
2 335 (15.06%) Windows
3 209 (9.40%) Unix
4 144 (6.47%) Android
5 89 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 79 (3.55%) CentOS
7 67 (3.01%) Windows Server
8 58 (2.61%) Apple iOS
9 49 (2.20%) Ubuntu
10 45 (2.02%) Debian
11 31 (1.39%) Mac OS X
12 30 (1.35%) AIX
13 18 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (0.72%) VMS
15 15 (0.67%) Windows 10
16 14 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
17 10 (0.45%) VxWorks
18 9 (0.40%) Robot Operating System
19 8 (0.36%) DC/OS
20 7 (0.31%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 861 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 725 (32.60%) Software Engineering
3 575 (25.85%) DevOps
4 425 (19.11%) Computer Science
5 352 (15.83%) Test Automation
6 333 (14.97%) Analytics
7 306 (13.76%) Mathematics
8 272 (12.23%) Open Source
9 268 (12.05%) Artificial Intelligence
9 268 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
10 244 (10.97%) TDD
11 216 (9.71%) Data Science
12 194 (8.72%) Data Analytics
13 193 (8.68%) Scrum
14 181 (8.14%) Machine Learning
15 172 (7.73%) Mentoring
16 167 (7.51%) Configuration Management
17 163 (7.33%) OO
17 163 (7.33%) Problem-Solving
18 161 (7.24%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 925 (41.59%) Java
2 769 (34.58%) C++
3 639 (28.73%) JavaScript
4 598 (26.89%) SQL
5 459 (20.64%) C#
6 456 (20.50%) C
7 379 (17.04%) Bash Shell
8 287 (12.90%) Ruby
9 212 (9.53%) Perl
10 191 (8.59%) PHP
10 191 (8.59%) R
11 182 (8.18%) Go
12 164 (7.37%) PowerShell
13 132 (5.94%) MATLAB
14 101 (4.54%) Scala
15 86 (3.87%) Shell Script
16 49 (2.20%) Kotlin
17 46 (2.07%) TypeScript
18 41 (1.84%) PL/SQL
19 40 (1.80%) ES6
Qualifications
1 558 (25.09%) Degree
2 295 (13.26%) Security Cleared
3 202 (9.08%) SC Cleared
4 157 (7.06%) DV Cleared
5 140 (6.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 124 (5.58%) PhD
7 51 (2.29%) ISTQB
8 41 (1.84%) Numerate Degree
9 28 (1.26%) ISEB
10 27 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
11 24 (1.08%) AWS Certification
11 24 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
12 23 (1.03%) Master's Degree
13 21 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
14 17 (0.76%) MCSA
15 16 (0.72%) MCSE
16 11 (0.49%) RHCE
17 10 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 8 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
19 7 (0.31%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (6.25%) QA
2 29 (1.30%) GDPR
3 20 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.31%) JTAG
4 7 (0.31%) SLA
5 6 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.090%) IFRS
6 2 (0.090%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.090%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.045%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 441 (19.83%) Docker
2 131 (5.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (3.01%) vSphere
4 61 (2.74%) VirtualBox
5 53 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
6 45 (2.02%) Active Directory
7 41 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
8 40 (1.80%) Hyper-V
9 22 (0.99%) Xen
10 20 (0.90%) Firmware
11 18 (0.81%) vCloud
12 17 (0.76%) iptables
12 17 (0.76%) VMware NSX
13 15 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (0.27%) KVM
14 6 (0.27%) NFS
15 5 (0.22%) Apache Flume
15 5 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 5 (0.22%) Squid
16 4 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 344 (15.47%) Ansible
2 262 (11.78%) Kubernetes
3 171 (7.69%) Terraform
4 157 (7.06%) Puppet
5 119 (5.35%) Opscode Chef
6 79 (3.55%) Kibana
7 48 (2.16%) logstash
8 42 (1.89%) Nagios
9 38 (1.71%) Salt
10 26 (1.17%) Grafana
10 26 (1.17%) Prometheus
11 25 (1.12%) Packer
12 20 (0.90%) Hadoop YARN
13 19 (0.85%) HAProxy
14 18 (0.81%) Docker Swarm
15 16 (0.72%) ZABBIX
16 15 (0.67%) Graphite
16 15 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 14 (0.63%) SELinux
18 13 (0.58%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 218 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 167 (7.51%) Oracle
3 139 (6.25%) VMware
4 101 (4.54%) Google
5 81 (3.64%) Tableau
6 77 (3.46%) Red Hat
7 49 (2.20%) SAP
8 46 (2.07%) Cisco
9 44 (1.98%) Atlassian
10 35 (1.57%) Samsung
11 30 (1.35%) New Relic
11 30 (1.35%) Splunk
12 21 (0.94%) Informatica
13 18 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
14 14 (0.63%) Riverbed
15 13 (0.58%) AppDynamics
15 13 (0.58%) Ivanti
16 12 (0.54%) CA
17 10 (0.45%) Citrix
17 10 (0.45%) Juniper