Period
to 25 June 2021

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 25 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > South East
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 25 21 22
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,411 1,365 2,229
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 9.11% 9.62% 8.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.40% 17.17% 15.47%
Number of salaries quoted 929 1,098 1,769
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,625 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £61,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +6.56% +6.09%

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 8,602 7,951 14,413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.55% 56.02% 54.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6,500 6,790 12,359
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £64,813 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £74,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 25 June 2021.

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 25 June 2021. 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 -5 574 £55,000 +4.76% 161
Hampshire +4 449 £50,000 - 56
Berkshire -7 330 £60,000 +4.35% 63
Surrey -7 169 £55,000 -8.33% 37
Oxfordshire -8 158 £55,000 +10.00% 71
East Sussex -9 110 £60,000 +33.33% 19
Buckinghamshire -9 86 £55,000 +4.76% 27
West Sussex -26 48 £62,500 +4.17% 5
Kent -23 44 £37,500 -33.33% 10
Sussex - 2 £37,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £42,500 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2021, 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.

1 525 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 501 (35.51%) Linux
3 463 (32.81%) DevOps
4 460 (32.60%) AWS
5 446 (31.61%) Java
6 414 (29.34%) Degree
7 389 (27.57%) Software Engineering
8 362 (25.66%) Azure
9 360 (25.51%) JavaScript
10 338 (23.95%) SQL
11 335 (23.74%) Docker
12 314 (22.25%) Computer Science
13 284 (20.13%) Git (software)
14 283 (20.06%) Social Skills
15 269 (19.06%) Ansible
16 254 (18.00%) Finance
17 247 (17.51%) Kubernetes
18 223 (15.80%) Bash Shell
19 209 (14.81%) C#
20 199 (14.10%) Test Automation
21 196 (13.89%) Jenkins
22 195 (13.82%) Microservices
23 192 (13.61%) CSS
24 180 (12.76%) Node.js
25 179 (12.69%) AngularJS
25 179 (12.69%) React
26 176 (12.47%) Terraform
27 174 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
28 166 (11.76%) C++
29 154 (10.91%) GitHub

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
1 125 (8.86%) Apache
2 100 (7.09%) Apache Spark
3 79 (5.60%) GemFire
4 53 (3.76%) Confluence
5 36 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (1.28%) CMS
7 17 (1.20%) nginx
8 16 (1.13%) OpenStack
9 13 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
10 12 (0.85%) SAS
11 10 (0.71%) Apache Airflow
11 10 (0.71%) IIS
11 10 (0.71%) SharePoint
12 8 (0.57%) Tornado
13 7 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
15 5 (0.35%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.35%) WordPress
16 4 (0.28%) JBoss
16 4 (0.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 31 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.43%) Campfire
3 6 (0.43%) OrCAD
4 5 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.14%) ProjectWise
5 2 (0.14%) Simulink
6 1 (0.071%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.071%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.071%) Revit
6 1 (0.071%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.071%) SPSS
6 1 (0.071%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (0.43%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (0.35%) Magento
3 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.071%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.071%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 460 (32.60%) AWS
2 362 (25.66%) Azure
3 154 (10.91%) GitHub
4 147 (10.42%) GCP
5 119 (8.43%) SaaS
6 77 (5.46%) Power Platform
7 69 (4.89%) AWS CloudFormation
8 65 (4.61%) Serverless
9 64 (4.54%) PaaS
10 54 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
11 45 (3.19%) IaaS
12 37 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
12 37 (2.62%) Amazon S3
12 37 (2.62%) AWS Lambda
13 35 (2.48%) Amazon Kinesis
14 31 (2.20%) IBM Cloud
15 22 (1.56%) Azure Data Factory
15 22 (1.56%) Google Play
16 21 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 18 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.19%) DNS
2 43 (3.05%) Firewall
2 43 (3.05%) TCP/IP
3 41 (2.91%) HTTP
4 30 (2.13%) Network Security
5 22 (1.56%) Internet
6 18 (1.28%) Wireshark
7 16 (1.13%) VPN
8 14 (0.99%) SSH
9 13 (0.92%) BGP
9 13 (0.92%) Calico
10 12 (0.85%) MPLS
11 11 (0.78%) WAN
12 10 (0.71%) DHCP
12 10 (0.71%) LAN
12 10 (0.71%) SAN
13 9 (0.64%) OSPF
14 7 (0.50%) Broadband
14 7 (0.50%) FTP
14 7 (0.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (10.77%) PostgreSQL
2 144 (10.21%) NoSQL
3 125 (8.86%) SQL Server
4 118 (8.36%) Relational Database
5 109 (7.73%) Big Data
5 109 (7.73%) MySQL
6 100 (7.09%) Redis
7 82 (5.81%) MariaDB
8 79 (5.60%) MongoDB
9 76 (5.39%) Power BI
10 71 (5.03%) HBase
11 45 (3.19%) Tableau
12 38 (2.69%) Data Lake
13 37 (2.62%) Hadoop
14 25 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
15 23 (1.63%) Apache Hive
16 22 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 21 (1.49%) Oracle Database
18 20 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 19 (1.35%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 284 (20.13%) Git (software)
2 196 (13.89%) Jenkins
3 114 (8.08%) JIRA
4 98 (6.95%) Cucumber
5 90 (6.38%) Sonatype Nexus
6 85 (6.02%) Protractor
7 82 (5.81%) Cypress.io
8 80 (5.67%) Gradle
9 79 (5.60%) GitLab
10 77 (5.46%) JUnit
11 73 (5.17%) IntelliJ
12 72 (5.10%) Storybook
13 67 (4.75%) Eclipse
14 66 (4.68%) Mockito
15 55 (3.90%) Selenium
16 49 (3.47%) Bitbucket
17 35 (2.48%) SonarQube
18 28 (1.98%) Artifactory
19 15 (1.06%) TeamCity
20 14 (0.99%) webpack
General
1 283 (20.06%) Social Skills
2 254 (18.00%) Finance
3 134 (9.50%) Law
4 127 (9.00%) Banking
5 121 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
6 50 (3.54%) Marketing
7 43 (3.05%) Telecoms
8 42 (2.98%) Electronics
9 35 (2.48%) Public Sector
10 34 (2.41%) Retail
11 27 (1.91%) Presentation Skills
12 24 (1.70%) Games
13 21 (1.49%) Manufacturing
14 19 (1.35%) Wearables
15 16 (1.13%) Financial Institution
16 15 (1.06%) Automotive
16 15 (1.06%) Legal
17 12 (0.85%) Aerospace
18 11 (0.78%) Documentation Skills
18 11 (0.78%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 430 (30.47%) Developer
2 181 (12.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 148 (10.49%) Software Engineer
4 135 (9.57%) Python Developer
5 87 (6.17%) Cloud Engineer
6 84 (5.95%) Software Developer
7 76 (5.39%) Analyst
8 71 (5.03%) Data Engineer
9 64 (4.54%) Senior Developer
10 54 (3.83%) Python Engineer
11 53 (3.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 50 (3.54%) AWS Engineer
13 44 (3.12%) Architect
14 40 (2.83%) Backend Developer
15 39 (2.76%) Full Stack Developer
15 39 (2.76%) Lead Developer
16 38 (2.69%) Principal Engineer
17 34 (2.41%) C# Developer
17 34 (2.41%) React Developer
18 33 (2.34%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (13.61%) CSS
2 180 (12.76%) Node.js
3 179 (12.69%) AngularJS
3 179 (12.69%) React
4 139 (9.85%) RESTful
5 135 (9.57%) Kafka
6 132 (9.36%) Django
6 132 (9.36%) HTML
7 116 (8.22%) REST
8 111 (7.87%) .NET
9 95 (6.73%) Spring
10 89 (6.31%) LAMP
11 80 (5.67%) Redux
12 79 (5.60%) JSON
12 79 (5.60%) WireMock
13 75 (5.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 72 (5.10%) Express
14 72 (5.10%) Play Framework
14 72 (5.10%) Tailwind CSS
15 69 (4.89%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 93 (6.59%) Linux Command Line
2 88 (6.24%) User Experience
3 81 (5.74%) Self-Motivation
4 73 (5.17%) Algorithms
5 59 (4.18%) Data Structures
6 47 (3.33%) Data Centre
7 42 (2.98%) Public Cloud
8 38 (2.69%) Mobile App
9 36 (2.55%) Greenfield Project
10 35 (2.48%) Management Information System
11 28 (1.98%) Cloud Native
12 19 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
13 18 (1.28%) Clustering
13 18 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
14 12 (0.85%) Cybercrime
14 12 (0.85%) Renewable Energy
15 11 (0.78%) 3D Graphics
16 10 (0.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 10 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 501 (35.51%) Linux
2 143 (10.13%) Unix
3 108 (7.65%) Windows
4 50 (3.54%) Android
5 49 (3.47%) CentOS
6 45 (3.19%) Apple iOS
7 41 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (2.20%) Ubuntu
9 28 (1.98%) Debian
10 18 (1.28%) Windows Server
11 13 (0.92%) Windows 10
12 12 (0.85%) Windows 7
13 11 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.50%) VMS
15 6 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
16 4 (0.28%) Amazon Linux
16 4 (0.28%) Solaris
17 3 (0.21%) Kali Linux
18 2 (0.14%) AIX
18 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 463 (32.81%) DevOps
3 389 (27.57%) Software Engineering
4 314 (22.25%) Computer Science
5 199 (14.10%) Test Automation
6 195 (13.82%) Microservices
7 174 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
8 151 (10.70%) Scrum
8 151 (10.70%) TDD
9 143 (10.13%) Machine Learning
9 143 (10.13%) Open Source
10 138 (9.78%) Analytics
11 131 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
12 126 (8.93%) Data Science
13 121 (8.58%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 118 (8.36%) BDD
15 115 (8.15%) Digital Banking
16 111 (7.87%) Software Testing
17 104 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
18 95 (6.73%) OO
Programming Languages
1 446 (31.61%) Java
2 360 (25.51%) JavaScript
3 338 (23.95%) SQL
4 223 (15.80%) Bash Shell
5 209 (14.81%) C#
6 166 (11.76%) C++
7 113 (8.01%) PHP
8 109 (7.73%) Shell Script
9 104 (7.37%) Go
10 97 (6.87%) PowerShell
11 90 (6.38%) Ruby
12 86 (6.09%) Groovy
13 73 (5.17%) TypeScript
14 70 (4.96%) C
15 64 (4.54%) Perl
16 63 (4.46%) R
17 36 (2.55%) T-SQL
18 29 (2.06%) Scala
19 25 (1.77%) Objective-C
20 11 (0.78%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 414 (29.34%) Degree
2 129 (9.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 87 (6.17%) OCP
3 87 (6.17%) Oracle Certification
4 84 (5.95%) Security Cleared
5 45 (3.19%) SC Cleared
6 38 (2.69%) PhD
7 22 (1.56%) Master's Degree
8 16 (1.13%) AWS Certification
9 14 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (0.85%) DV Cleared
10 12 (0.85%) HND
10 12 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
11 11 (0.78%) CCIE
11 11 (0.78%) ISTQB
12 10 (0.71%) CCNP
13 9 (0.64%) TOGAF Certification
14 8 (0.57%) CIW
14 8 (0.57%) JNCIP
14 8 (0.57%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (6.45%) QA
2 39 (2.76%) SLA
3 22 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.92%) GDPR
5 11 (0.78%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.57%) Accessibility
7 6 (0.43%) PMO
7 6 (0.43%) WCAG
8 5 (0.35%) NIST
9 4 (0.28%) GRC
9 4 (0.28%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.28%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.21%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.14%) COBIT
11 2 (0.14%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.14%) NCSC
12 1 (0.071%) HL7
12 1 (0.071%) IEC 61131
12 1 (0.071%) JTAG
System Software
1 335 (23.74%) Docker
2 89 (6.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (4.75%) HDFS
4 27 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
5 25 (1.77%) Active Directory
6 22 (1.56%) Firmware
7 15 (1.06%) vSphere
8 10 (0.71%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.43%) KVM
9 6 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.35%) Postfix
11 4 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.28%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.21%) NFS
12 3 (0.21%) Xen
13 2 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.14%) LXC
13 2 (0.14%) Sendmail
13 2 (0.14%) SRDF
13 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 269 (19.06%) Ansible
2 247 (17.51%) Kubernetes
3 176 (12.47%) Terraform
4 108 (7.65%) Puppet
5 106 (7.51%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (2.34%) Grafana
7 26 (1.84%) Kibana
8 15 (1.06%) Prometheus
9 13 (0.92%) Packer
10 9 (0.64%) vCenter Server
11 7 (0.50%) Argo
12 6 (0.43%) Nmap
12 6 (0.43%) vRealize
13 4 (0.28%) Data Guard
13 4 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.28%) Kubeflow
13 4 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (0.28%) Salt
13 4 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 139 (9.85%) Microsoft
2 130 (9.21%) VMware
3 115 (8.15%) Google
4 86 (6.09%) Oracle
5 73 (5.17%) Okta
6 34 (2.41%) IBM
7 33 (2.34%) Databricks
8 30 (2.13%) Cisco
9 28 (1.98%) Red Hat
10 26 (1.84%) SAP
11 23 (1.63%) Atlassian
12 22 (1.56%) Apple
13 12 (0.85%) Xamarin
14 11 (0.78%) F5
15 10 (0.71%) PayPal
16 9 (0.64%) ANSYS
16 9 (0.64%) Citrix
16 9 (0.64%) Juniper
17 8 (0.57%) Bloomberg
17 8 (0.57%) Salesforce.com