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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > South East
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 19 26 20
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Python 2,150 1,619 1,107
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 9.94% 9.76% 10.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.68% 17.87% 18.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,085 993 896
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £43,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%

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 9,915 9,059 6,084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 45.82% 54.62% 56.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6,088 6,735 5,215
10th Percentile £33,925 £32,500 £31,800
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,845 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.17% +1.69% +5.26%
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £74,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +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 12 August 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 12 August 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 +6 856 £62,500 +9.65% 112
Hampshire -6 437 £55,000 - 40
Berkshire +10 428 £65,000 +8.33% 53
Surrey +17 423 £55,000 - 30
Oxfordshire +3 274 £52,500 +3.26% 46
Kent +8 168 £55,000 +37.50% 7
Buckinghamshire -3 159 £65,000 +10.17% 14
East Sussex -1 150 £65,000 +18.18% 10
West Sussex -9 58 £65,000 +4.00% 8
Middlesex -9 26 £82,500 +83.33%
Isle of Wight - 5 - -
Home Counties -4 2 £38,000 -5.00%
Sussex -15 2 - -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 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.

1 934 (43.44%) Agile
2 704 (32.74%) AWS
3 695 (32.33%) Software Engineering
4 662 (30.79%) Java
5 645 (30.00%) SQL
5 645 (30.00%) Linux
6 633 (29.44%) DevOps
7 554 (25.77%) Degree
8 548 (25.49%) JavaScript
9 524 (24.37%) Azure
10 520 (24.19%) CI/CD
11 517 (24.05%) Social Skills
12 488 (22.70%) Computer Science
13 416 (19.35%) Finance
14 413 (19.21%) C++
14 413 (19.21%) Problem-Solving
15 403 (18.74%) Git (software)
16 397 (18.47%) Analytics
17 393 (18.28%) Docker
18 388 (18.05%) Test Automation
19 378 (17.58%) C#
20 374 (17.40%) Data Science
21 337 (15.67%) Kubernetes
22 334 (15.53%) Bash
23 330 (15.35%) C
24 294 (13.67%) Algorithms
25 292 (13.58%) HTML
26 291 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
27 287 (13.35%) Full Stack Development
28 279 (12.98%) Mentoring

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
1 159 (7.40%) Apache Spark
2 96 (4.47%) Apache
3 39 (1.81%) Confluence
4 36 (1.67%) CMS
5 30 (1.40%) ArcGIS
6 29 (1.35%) IIS
7 24 (1.12%) OpenStack
8 18 (0.84%) Apache Airflow
9 15 (0.70%) nginx
10 13 (0.60%) SAS
11 11 (0.51%) Apache Solr
11 11 (0.51%) WebLogic
12 9 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
12 9 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (0.42%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.37%) Oracle Spatial
13 8 (0.37%) WildFly
14 6 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (0.28%) Jetty
14 6 (0.28%) Tornado
Applications
1 76 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 24 (1.12%) Campfire
3 24 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (0.93%) Blender
4 20 (0.93%) Maya
5 19 (0.88%) Simulink
5 19 (0.88%) ZBrush
6 15 (0.70%) Stateflow
7 8 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.19%) SPSS
9 1 (0.047%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.047%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.047%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.047%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.047%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (0.88%) Academy Housing
2 8 (0.37%) Magento
3 4 (0.19%) Teamcenter
4 3 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.093%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.047%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.047%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 704 (32.74%) AWS
2 524 (24.37%) Azure
3 261 (12.14%) GCP
4 251 (11.67%) Serverless
5 170 (7.91%) SaaS
6 151 (7.02%) Power Platform
7 145 (6.74%) GitHub
8 125 (5.81%) Azure DevOps
9 86 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
10 82 (3.81%) AWS CloudFormation
11 66 (3.07%) Azure Data Factory
11 66 (3.07%) OpenShift
12 61 (2.84%) Cloud Functions
13 41 (1.91%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 37 (1.72%) Azure AKS
14 37 (1.72%) Azure Synapse Analytics
15 36 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
16 35 (1.63%) PaaS
17 34 (1.58%) AWS CodePipeline
17 34 (1.58%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 76 (3.53%) HTTP
2 73 (3.40%) Internet
3 54 (2.51%) DNS
4 51 (2.37%) Wireless
5 48 (2.23%) Broadband
6 45 (2.09%) Firewall
7 32 (1.49%) Wireshark
8 30 (1.40%) BGP
8 30 (1.40%) TCP/IP
8 30 (1.40%) WAN
9 28 (1.30%) MQTT
10 26 (1.21%) LAN
11 25 (1.16%) AMQP
12 23 (1.07%) Ethernet
13 22 (1.02%) 5G
14 20 (0.93%) VPN
15 19 (0.88%) OSPF
16 16 (0.74%) Network Security
17 15 (0.70%) DHCP
17 15 (0.70%) J1939
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (10.05%) MySQL
2 199 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
3 177 (8.23%) Big Data
4 174 (8.09%) SQL Server
5 151 (7.02%) Power BI
6 138 (6.42%) NoSQL
7 113 (5.26%) Data Lake
8 102 (4.74%) MongoDB
9 100 (4.65%) Hadoop
10 87 (4.05%) Tableau
11 85 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
12 74 (3.44%) Elasticsearch
13 66 (3.07%) Relational Database
14 58 (2.70%) Flink
15 57 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
16 54 (2.51%) BigQuery
17 41 (1.91%) GIS
18 36 (1.67%) Amazon Athena
18 36 (1.67%) Data Mining
19 35 (1.63%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 403 (18.74%) Git (software)
2 236 (10.98%) JIRA
3 223 (10.37%) Jenkins
4 73 (3.40%) Subversion
5 72 (3.35%) GitLab
6 53 (2.47%) Bitbucket
7 46 (2.14%) Visual Studio
8 45 (2.09%) Gradle
8 45 (2.09%) Maven
8 45 (2.09%) Selenium
9 44 (2.05%) Ant
10 34 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
11 23 (1.07%) GDB
11 23 (1.07%) JUnit
12 21 (0.98%) GCC
13 20 (0.93%) Cucumber
13 20 (0.93%) webpack
14 18 (0.84%) CMake
15 15 (0.70%) TeamCity
15 15 (0.70%) WebDriver
General
1 517 (24.05%) Social Skills
2 416 (19.35%) Finance
3 291 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
4 200 (9.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 147 (6.84%) Marketing
6 135 (6.28%) Manufacturing
7 122 (5.67%) Electronics
8 107 (4.98%) Telecoms
9 99 (4.60%) Law
10 82 (3.81%) Legal
11 81 (3.77%) Retail
12 59 (2.74%) Public Sector
13 54 (2.51%) Automotive
14 46 (2.14%) Advertising
15 38 (1.77%) Banking
16 35 (1.63%) Organisational Skills
17 30 (1.40%) Games
18 28 (1.30%) Aviation
19 21 (0.98%) Wearables
20 20 (0.93%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 406 (18.88%) Software Engineer
2 372 (17.30%) Developer
3 206 (9.58%) Data Engineer
4 169 (7.86%) Analyst
5 166 (7.72%) DevOps Engineer
6 92 (4.28%) Software Developer
7 86 (4.00%) Embedded Engineer
8 81 (3.77%) Python Developer
9 78 (3.63%) Data Analyst
9 78 (3.63%) Graduate
10 76 (3.53%) Cloud Engineer
11 75 (3.49%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 74 (3.44%) Senior Software Engineer
13 69 (3.21%) C++ Software Engineer
14 64 (2.98%) Data Scientist
15 62 (2.88%) Architect
16 61 (2.84%) Azure Engineer
17 58 (2.70%) Full Stack Developer
18 56 (2.60%) Test Engineer
19 55 (2.56%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (13.58%) HTML
2 275 (12.79%) React
3 266 (12.37%) CSS
4 218 (10.14%) .NET
5 154 (7.16%) AngularJS
6 148 (6.88%) Node.js
7 138 (6.42%) REST
8 122 (5.67%) Kafka
9 113 (5.26%) Vue.js
10 93 (4.33%) HTML5
11 87 (4.05%) RESTful
12 85 (3.95%) Django
13 68 (3.16%) Elastic Stack
14 63 (2.93%) CSS3
15 62 (2.88%) ASP.NET
16 56 (2.60%) Web Services
17 54 (2.51%) GraphQL
17 54 (2.51%) WinForms
17 54 (2.51%) WPF
18 48 (2.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 294 (13.67%) Algorithms
2 160 (7.44%) Data Structures
3 121 (5.63%) Linux Command Line
4 95 (4.42%) Self-Motivation
5 93 (4.33%) Life Science
6 87 (4.05%) Cloud Native
7 85 (3.95%) Management Information System
8 79 (3.67%) Cyberattack
8 79 (3.67%) Mobile App
9 69 (3.21%) User Experience
10 65 (3.02%) Greenfield Project
11 63 (2.93%) Public Cloud
12 60 (2.79%) Cyber Defence
13 56 (2.60%) Embedded Systems
14 47 (2.19%) IoT
15 41 (1.91%) Social Media
16 37 (1.72%) Virtual Team
17 32 (1.49%) Smartphone
18 30 (1.40%) Data Centre
18 30 (1.40%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 645 (30.00%) Linux
2 211 (9.81%) Windows
3 135 (6.28%) CentOS
4 122 (5.67%) Unix
5 96 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 70 (3.26%) Android
7 50 (2.33%) Ubuntu
8 45 (2.09%) Windows Server
9 32 (1.49%) Apple iOS
10 28 (1.30%) Debian
11 26 (1.21%) FreeRTOS
12 21 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
13 13 (0.60%) Mac OS
13 13 (0.60%) VMS
14 12 (0.56%) ThreadX
14 12 (0.56%) Windows Phone
15 10 (0.47%) VxWorks
16 8 (0.37%) Scientific Linux
17 5 (0.23%) Robot Operating System
17 5 (0.23%) RTLinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 934 (43.44%) Agile
2 695 (32.33%) Software Engineering
3 633 (29.44%) DevOps
4 520 (24.19%) CI/CD
5 488 (22.70%) Computer Science
6 413 (19.21%) Problem-Solving
7 397 (18.47%) Analytics
8 388 (18.05%) Test Automation
9 374 (17.40%) Data Science
10 287 (13.35%) Full Stack Development
11 279 (12.98%) Mentoring
12 256 (11.91%) Machine Learning
12 256 (11.91%) Scrum
13 248 (11.53%) Continuous Integration
14 233 (10.84%) TDD
15 227 (10.56%) Software Testing
16 206 (9.58%) Commercialisation
17 202 (9.40%) Artificial Intelligence
18 197 (9.16%) Mathematics
19 192 (8.93%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 662 (30.79%) Java
2 645 (30.00%) SQL
3 548 (25.49%) JavaScript
4 413 (19.21%) C++
5 378 (17.58%) C#
6 334 (15.53%) Bash
7 330 (15.35%) C
8 209 (9.72%) PowerShell
9 190 (8.84%) PHP
10 185 (8.60%) Perl
11 177 (8.23%) R
12 153 (7.12%) Ruby
13 150 (6.98%) Go
14 140 (6.51%) Shell Script
15 106 (4.93%) TypeScript
16 59 (2.74%) Kotlin
17 54 (2.51%) Groovy
17 54 (2.51%) Objective-C
18 53 (2.47%) Scala
19 44 (2.05%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 554 (25.77%) Degree
2 174 (8.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 152 (7.07%) Security Cleared
4 122 (5.67%) PhD
5 88 (4.09%) SC Cleared
6 53 (2.47%) Master's Degree
7 25 (1.16%) DV Cleared
7 25 (1.16%) ISTQB
8 22 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (1.02%) DBS Check
9 20 (0.93%) AWS Certification
9 20 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
10 19 (0.88%) HND
11 16 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 15 (0.70%) CCNP
13 13 (0.60%) CCA
13 13 (0.60%) CCNA
14 12 (0.56%) OSCP
15 11 (0.51%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (5.72%) QA
2 64 (2.98%) Accessibility
3 41 (1.91%) Data Quality
4 35 (1.63%) GDPR
5 28 (1.30%) SLA
6 15 (0.70%) Automotive SPICE
6 15 (0.70%) AUTOSAR
6 15 (0.70%) ISO 26262
6 15 (0.70%) MISRA
7 14 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (0.42%) WCAG
9 8 (0.37%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.28%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.19%) GxP
11 4 (0.19%) IASME
12 3 (0.14%) ECSS
12 3 (0.14%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.093%) GRC
13 2 (0.093%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.093%) NIST
System Software
1 393 (18.28%) Docker
2 70 (3.26%) Firmware
3 51 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (2.14%) Embedded Firmware
5 28 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (0.98%) Active Directory
7 19 (0.88%) vSphere
8 14 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (0.60%) KVM
10 9 (0.42%) Xen
11 8 (0.37%) Lustre
11 8 (0.37%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 5 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.19%) Hyper-V
13 4 (0.19%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.093%) Ceph
14 2 (0.093%) LXC
14 2 (0.093%) NFS
15 1 (0.047%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 337 (15.67%) Kubernetes
2 233 (10.84%) Ansible
3 197 (9.16%) Terraform
4 80 (3.72%) Puppet
5 74 (3.44%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (1.91%) Grafana
7 39 (1.81%) Kibana
8 28 (1.30%) logstash
9 15 (0.70%) Prometheus
10 11 (0.51%) ZABBIX
11 6 (0.28%) HP ALM
11 6 (0.28%) Packer
11 6 (0.28%) vCenter Server
12 4 (0.19%) Consul
13 3 (0.14%) Opsgenie
13 3 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.14%) systemd
14 2 (0.093%) CloudHub
14 2 (0.093%) Hadoop YARN
14 2 (0.093%) SCCM
Vendors
1 202 (9.40%) Microsoft
2 168 (7.81%) Google
3 100 (4.65%) Databricks
4 81 (3.77%) Red Hat
5 70 (3.26%) VMware
6 49 (2.28%) Oracle
7 36 (1.67%) Palantir
8 31 (1.44%) SaltStack
9 26 (1.21%) Cisco
9 26 (1.21%) Splunk
10 25 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
11 24 (1.12%) Perforce
12 23 (1.07%) IBM
13 22 (1.02%) Adobe
14 20 (0.93%) Juniper
15 18 (0.84%) Palo Alto
15 18 (0.84%) Sun
16 17 (0.79%) Atlassian
17 15 (0.70%) ESRI
17 15 (0.70%) Lauterbach