Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > South East
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 25 40
Rank change year-on-year +1 +15 +18
Permanent jobs citing Python 2,277 2,459 1,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.11% 7.89% 5.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.51% 13.94% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,839 2,117 1,743
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,500 £27,650 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,800 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 15,689 17,640 17,566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.91% 56.62% 51.35%
Number of salaries quoted 13,562 15,372 15,475
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -1 1,126 £52,500 +5.00% 189
Oxfordshire -2 565 £55,000 +4.76% 100
Berkshire -7 492 £52,500 +5.00% 75
Hampshire +7 455 £45,000 - 76
Surrey -1 326 £55,000 - 46
East Sussex +11 228 £46,250 +2.78% 13
West Sussex +39 79 £47,500 +5.56% 11
Buckinghamshire -19 67 £45,000 +24.14% 14
Kent +29 30 £42,500 +6.25% 16
Middlesex -1 11 £65,000 - 2
Home Counties - 3 £35,000 -
Sussex - 1 - -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 1,049 (46.07%) Linux
2 914 (40.14%) Java
3 790 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
4 706 (31.01%) C++
5 683 (30.00%) SQL
6 606 (26.61%) Software Engineering
7 584 (25.65%) JavaScript
8 516 (22.66%) Degree
9 513 (22.53%) Amazon AWS
10 457 (20.07%) C#
11 452 (19.85%) DevOps
12 443 (19.46%) Git (software)
13 413 (18.14%) Bash Shell
14 372 (16.34%) C
15 355 (15.59%) Computer Science
16 337 (14.80%) Docker
17 331 (14.54%) Jenkins
18 324 (14.23%) Windows
19 317 (13.92%) Test Automation
20 308 (13.53%) Microsoft Azure
21 305 (13.39%) Machine Learning
22 299 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
23 298 (13.09%) MySQL
24 280 (12.30%) Mathematics
25 270 (11.86%) Ansible
26 260 (11.42%) Artificial Intelligence
27 250 (10.98%) HTML
28 246 (10.80%) Ruby
28 246 (10.80%) Big Data
29 243 (10.67%) TDD

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
1 153 (6.72%) Apache
2 148 (6.50%) Apache Spark
3 142 (6.24%) Elasticsearch
4 88 (3.86%) SAS
5 59 (2.59%) Tomcat
6 45 (1.98%) Confluence
7 44 (1.93%) nginx
8 35 (1.54%) IIS
9 30 (1.32%) WebLogic
10 29 (1.27%) OpenStack
11 19 (0.83%) JBoss
12 17 (0.75%) SharePoint
13 13 (0.57%) Jupyter
14 11 (0.48%) WordPress
15 9 (0.40%) Apache Solr
16 8 (0.35%) Apache Pig
16 8 (0.35%) CloudStack
16 8 (0.35%) Jetty
17 7 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 6 (0.26%) WildFly
Applications
1 38 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.57%) SPSS
4 10 (0.44%) Stata
5 6 (0.26%) Simulink
6 3 (0.13%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.088%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.044%) GIMP
8 1 (0.044%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.044%) Maya
8 1 (0.044%) MotionBuilder
8 1 (0.044%) Mozilla Thunderbird
8 1 (0.044%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (0.26%) Magento
2 6 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
4 4 (0.18%) R3 Corda
5 2 (0.088%) HFM
5 2 (0.088%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.088%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.088%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.044%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.044%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 513 (22.53%) Amazon AWS
2 308 (13.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (3.07%) Amazon S3
4 68 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
4 68 (2.99%) GitHub
5 67 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 64 (2.81%) Serverless
7 63 (2.77%) Amazon EC2
8 54 (2.37%) SaaS
9 53 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
10 43 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 40 (1.76%) Office 365
12 38 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
13 36 (1.58%) AWS CloudFormation
14 34 (1.49%) Amazon EMR
15 32 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
16 31 (1.36%) PaaS
17 29 (1.27%) Google Analytics
18 22 (0.97%) Amazon Kinesis
18 22 (0.97%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 114 (5.01%) TCP/IP
2 79 (3.47%) DNS
3 63 (2.77%) Firewall
4 62 (2.72%) Wireless
5 45 (1.98%) Network Security
6 41 (1.80%) WAN
7 38 (1.67%) LAN
8 36 (1.58%) HTTP
9 35 (1.54%) Internet
10 34 (1.49%) DHCP
11 28 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
12 25 (1.10%) RTMP
12 25 (1.10%) RTSP
13 23 (1.01%) Bluetooth
14 22 (0.97%) VLAN
14 22 (0.97%) VPN
15 17 (0.75%) SAN
16 16 (0.70%) VoIP
17 14 (0.61%) SSH
18 13 (0.57%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 298 (13.09%) MySQL
2 246 (10.80%) Big Data
3 229 (10.06%) NoSQL
4 191 (8.39%) Relational Database
5 180 (7.91%) Hadoop
6 168 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
7 150 (6.59%) SQL Server
8 137 (6.02%) MongoDB
9 115 (5.05%) Apache Hive
10 103 (4.52%) RDBMS
11 92 (4.04%) Apache Cassandra
12 88 (3.86%) Power BI
13 64 (2.81%) Redis
14 52 (2.28%) Amazon RDS
15 45 (1.98%) Text Mining
16 41 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
16 41 (1.80%) SAP HANA
17 40 (1.76%) Neo4j
18 37 (1.62%) MariaDB
19 34 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 443 (19.46%) Git (software)
2 331 (14.54%) Jenkins
3 132 (5.80%) JIRA
4 84 (3.69%) GitLab
5 79 (3.47%) Selenium
6 73 (3.21%) Subversion
7 59 (2.59%) Maven
8 45 (1.98%) Cucumber
9 42 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 42 (1.84%) Mercurial
9 42 (1.84%) Vagrant
10 40 (1.76%) Bitbucket
11 35 (1.54%) WebDriver
12 34 (1.49%) Visual Studio
13 24 (1.05%) Ant
14 23 (1.01%) TeamCity
15 22 (0.97%) JUnit
15 22 (0.97%) Robot Framework
16 18 (0.79%) Eclipse
17 16 (0.70%) SoapUI
General
1 198 (8.70%) Finance
2 132 (5.80%) Telecoms
3 106 (4.66%) Manufacturing
4 100 (4.39%) Electronics
5 87 (3.82%) Marketing
6 81 (3.56%) Retail
7 77 (3.38%) Games
8 29 (1.27%) Publishing
9 24 (1.05%) Banking
10 23 (1.01%) Automotive
11 20 (0.88%) Aerospace
12 17 (0.75%) Legal
13 12 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.44%) Military
15 7 (0.31%) Law
16 6 (0.26%) Advertising
17 5 (0.22%) Avionics
18 3 (0.13%) Billing
19 2 (0.088%) French Language
19 2 (0.088%) German Language
Job Titles
1 734 (32.24%) Developer
2 376 (16.51%) Software Engineer
3 262 (11.51%) Python Developer
4 223 (9.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 166 (7.29%) Software Developer
6 131 (5.75%) Java Developer
7 126 (5.53%) Graduate
8 108 (4.74%) Data Scientist
9 105 (4.61%) Python Engineer
10 102 (4.48%) Senior Developer
11 96 (4.22%) Analyst
12 94 (4.13%) Junior
13 93 (4.08%) Test Engineer
14 92 (4.04%) Administrator
15 80 (3.51%) Senior Software Engineer
16 79 (3.47%) Linux Engineer
17 78 (3.43%) Architect
18 74 (3.25%) C++ Software Engineer
18 74 (3.25%) Linux Developer
19 65 (2.85%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (10.98%) HTML
2 238 (10.45%) AngularJS
3 232 (10.19%) Django
4 223 (9.79%) CSS
5 159 (6.98%) .NET
6 158 (6.94%) Web Services
7 135 (5.93%) RESTful
8 132 (5.80%) Node.js
9 131 (5.75%) REST
10 129 (5.67%) React
11 101 (4.44%) Spring
12 100 (4.39%) Kafka
13 93 (4.08%) TensorFlow
14 81 (3.56%) J2EE
15 79 (3.47%) Elastic Stack
15 79 (3.47%) Vue.js
16 77 (3.38%) jQuery
17 76 (3.34%) Natural Language Processing
18 66 (2.90%) HTML5
19 62 (2.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 222 (9.75%) Algorithms
2 121 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
3 74 (3.25%) Robotics
4 67 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
5 66 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
6 65 (2.85%) Self-Motivation
7 56 (2.46%) Linux Command Line
8 55 (2.42%) Replication
9 54 (2.37%) User Experience
10 50 (2.20%) Public Cloud
11 46 (2.02%) Mobile App
12 44 (1.93%) Fintech
13 42 (1.84%) Social Network
14 40 (1.76%) Data Centre
14 40 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
15 31 (1.36%) Management Information System
16 25 (1.10%) Video\Live Streaming
17 22 (0.97%) Life Science
18 21 (0.92%) Client/Server
18 21 (0.92%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1,049 (46.07%) Linux
2 324 (14.23%) Windows
3 192 (8.43%) Unix
4 121 (5.31%) CentOS
5 100 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 60 (2.64%) Ubuntu
7 58 (2.55%) Android
8 56 (2.46%) Windows Server
9 46 (2.02%) Debian
10 44 (1.93%) Apple iOS
11 16 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (0.61%) Mac OS X
13 13 (0.57%) Robot Operating System
14 12 (0.53%) AIX
14 12 (0.53%) VMS
14 12 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (0.35%) FreeBSD
15 8 (0.35%) VxWorks
16 7 (0.31%) Solaris
16 7 (0.31%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 790 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 606 (26.61%) Software Engineering
3 452 (19.85%) DevOps
4 355 (15.59%) Computer Science
5 317 (13.92%) Test Automation
6 305 (13.39%) Machine Learning
7 299 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
8 280 (12.30%) Mathematics
9 260 (11.42%) Artificial Intelligence
10 243 (10.67%) TDD
11 242 (10.63%) Analytics
12 236 (10.36%) Scrum
13 232 (10.19%) Problem-Solving
14 226 (9.93%) Data Science
15 218 (9.57%) Open Source
16 191 (8.39%) Configuration Management
17 153 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
18 151 (6.63%) SDLC
18 151 (6.63%) Visualisation
19 149 (6.54%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 914 (40.14%) Java
2 706 (31.01%) C++
3 683 (30.00%) SQL
4 584 (25.65%) JavaScript
5 457 (20.07%) C#
6 413 (18.14%) Bash Shell
7 372 (16.34%) C
8 246 (10.80%) Ruby
9 229 (10.06%) Perl
10 199 (8.74%) PowerShell
11 186 (8.17%) R
12 168 (7.38%) PHP
13 167 (7.33%) Go
14 104 (4.57%) Shell Script
15 73 (3.21%) Scala
16 57 (2.50%) MATLAB
17 47 (2.06%) Embedded C
18 38 (1.67%) Java 8
19 33 (1.45%) PL/SQL
20 31 (1.36%) Lua
Qualifications
1 516 (22.66%) Degree
2 175 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 124 (5.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 112 (4.92%) PhD
5 90 (3.95%) SC Cleared
6 65 (2.85%) DV Cleared
7 50 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 45 (1.98%) ISTQB
9 36 (1.58%) MPhil
10 31 (1.36%) Numerate Degree
11 30 (1.32%) Master's Degree
12 25 (1.10%) MCSA
13 24 (1.05%) MCSE
13 24 (1.05%) RHCA
14 17 (0.75%) ISEB
15 14 (0.61%) AWS Certification
16 13 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 13 (0.57%) RHCE
17 12 (0.53%) CISSP
17 12 (0.53%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (4.30%) QA
2 13 (0.57%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.48%) GDPR
4 11 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.44%) SLA
6 7 (0.31%) JTAG
7 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.088%) COBIT
8 2 (0.088%) IEC 62304
8 2 (0.088%) ISO 26262
9 1 (0.044%) GAMP
9 1 (0.044%) IFRS
9 1 (0.044%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.044%) PMO
System Software
1 337 (14.80%) Docker
2 112 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (2.99%) Active Directory
4 52 (2.28%) Firmware
5 46 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
6 44 (1.93%) vSphere
7 34 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (1.10%) VirtualBox
9 24 (1.05%) Hyper-V
10 15 (0.66%) Apache Flume
11 10 (0.44%) HDFS
11 10 (0.44%) KVM
12 9 (0.40%) XenServer
13 7 (0.31%) Samba
14 6 (0.26%) Xen
15 5 (0.22%) iptables
15 5 (0.22%) oVirt
15 5 (0.22%) Postfix
15 5 (0.22%) Varnish
15 5 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 270 (11.86%) Ansible
2 201 (8.83%) Puppet
3 173 (7.60%) Kubernetes
4 148 (6.50%) Opscode Chef
5 140 (6.15%) Terraform
6 60 (2.64%) Kibana
7 51 (2.24%) Hadoop YARN
8 45 (1.98%) logstash
8 45 (1.98%) Salt
9 30 (1.32%) Packer
10 29 (1.27%) Nagios
11 26 (1.14%) HAProxy
12 23 (1.01%) ZABBIX
13 19 (0.83%) Docker Swarm
14 18 (0.79%) Grafana
14 18 (0.79%) Prometheus
15 12 (0.53%) Rancher
16 11 (0.48%) Consul
17 10 (0.44%) Graphite
17 10 (0.44%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 177 (7.77%) Microsoft
2 164 (7.20%) Oracle
3 132 (5.80%) VMware
4 128 (5.62%) Red Hat
5 122 (5.36%) Google
6 105 (4.61%) Tableau
7 92 (4.04%) SAP
8 41 (1.80%) Sun
9 39 (1.71%) Atlassian
10 37 (1.62%) New Relic
11 33 (1.45%) Cisco
12 30 (1.32%) Hortonworks
13 29 (1.27%) Cloudera
14 19 (0.83%) Citrix
15 17 (0.75%) HP
16 14 (0.61%) Splunk
17 13 (0.57%) Juniper
17 13 (0.57%) SaltStack
18 12 (0.53%) F5
19 10 (0.44%) Riverbed