Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > South East
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 31 46
Rank change year-on-year +7 +15 +37
Permanent jobs citing Python 2,518 2,028 2,019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.49% 6.92% 5.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.80% 12.59% 10.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2,033 1,735 1,692
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% +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 17,016 16,105 19,600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 57.39% 54.92% 52.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14,704 14,040 17,447
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £27,500
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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +3 1,166 £52,500 +5.00% 175
Oxfordshire +7 581 £52,500 +5.00% 98
Hampshire +20 528 £45,000 -10.00% 81
Berkshire -9 468 £52,500 +5.00% 60
Surrey +3 394 £55,000 - 64
East Sussex +8 302 £50,000 +11.11% 17
Buckinghamshire +12 117 £40,500 +8.00% 17
West Sussex -17 58 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Kent +3 23 £55,000 +37.50% 10
Middlesex +11 17 £67,500 +3.85% 5
Home Counties - 11 £35,000 -
Isle of Wight - 1 £32,500 -
Sussex - 1 - -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 1,061 (42.14%) Linux
2 1,016 (40.35%) Java
3 807 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
4 724 (28.75%) SQL
5 705 (28.00%) JavaScript
6 665 (26.41%) C++
7 587 (23.31%) Software Engineering
8 557 (22.12%) Amazon AWS
9 492 (19.54%) DevOps
10 477 (18.94%) Degree
11 449 (17.83%) Bash Shell
12 439 (17.43%) C
13 422 (16.76%) Git (software)
14 403 (16.00%) C#
15 401 (15.93%) Machine Learning
16 396 (15.73%) Docker
17 369 (14.65%) Ansible
18 358 (14.22%) Jenkins
18 358 (14.22%) Ruby
19 338 (13.42%) CSS
20 337 (13.38%) HTML
21 335 (13.30%) Django
22 317 (12.59%) Continuous Integration
23 309 (12.27%) MySQL
24 303 (12.03%) Computer Science
25 300 (11.91%) Windows
26 295 (11.72%) AngularJS
27 292 (11.60%) Perl
28 285 (11.32%) Big Data
29 280 (11.12%) 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
1 140 (5.56%) Apache Spark
2 109 (4.33%) Elasticsearch
3 103 (4.09%) Apache
4 59 (2.34%) Confluence
5 52 (2.07%) Tomcat
6 47 (1.87%) nginx
7 46 (1.83%) OpenStack
8 33 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 32 (1.27%) SAS
10 28 (1.11%) WordPress
11 24 (0.95%) CloudStack
12 19 (0.75%) Jupyter
13 16 (0.64%) IIS
14 14 (0.56%) SharePoint
15 13 (0.52%) JBoss
16 12 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
17 11 (0.44%) Apache Pig
17 11 (0.44%) WebSphere
18 10 (0.40%) Apache Solr
18 10 (0.40%) Ethereum
Applications
1 36 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.36%) SPSS
4 8 (0.32%) GNU Octave
5 5 (0.20%) Chatbot
5 5 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.16%) Simulink
6 4 (0.16%) Stata
7 2 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.040%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.040%) GIMP
8 1 (0.040%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.16%) HFM
3 4 (0.16%) R3 Corda
3 4 (0.16%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.079%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.079%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.079%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.079%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.079%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.040%) LabWindows
5 1 (0.040%) Magento
5 1 (0.040%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 557 (22.12%) Amazon AWS
2 270 (10.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 68 (2.70%) GitHub
5 65 (2.58%) Serverless
6 57 (2.26%) Amazon S3
7 53 (2.10%) AWS CloudFormation
8 50 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
8 50 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
9 47 (1.87%) SaaS
10 42 (1.67%) PaaS
11 38 (1.51%) IaaS
12 35 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
13 32 (1.27%) IBM Cloud
14 31 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 26 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
16 24 (0.95%) OpenShift
17 23 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
18 20 (0.79%) Amazon Glacier
18 20 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 78 (3.10%) TCP/IP
2 62 (2.46%) Network Security
3 43 (1.71%) DNS
4 41 (1.63%) Internet
5 40 (1.59%) WAN
6 39 (1.55%) Firewall
7 32 (1.27%) LAN
8 30 (1.19%) DHCP
9 27 (1.07%) VLAN
10 24 (0.95%) HTTP
11 22 (0.87%) SAN
12 16 (0.64%) Wireless
13 14 (0.56%) NAS
13 14 (0.56%) VPN
14 13 (0.52%) SSH
14 13 (0.52%) SSL
15 11 (0.44%) VoIP
16 10 (0.40%) BGP
16 10 (0.40%) Wireshark
17 9 (0.36%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (12.27%) MySQL
2 285 (11.32%) Big Data
3 246 (9.77%) NoSQL
4 202 (8.02%) PostgreSQL
5 194 (7.70%) Relational Database
6 190 (7.55%) Hadoop
7 165 (6.55%) SQL Server
8 158 (6.27%) MongoDB
9 118 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
10 97 (3.85%) RDBMS
11 91 (3.61%) Apache Hive
12 68 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
13 56 (2.22%) Redis
14 50 (1.99%) Impala
14 50 (1.99%) Power BI
15 45 (1.79%) Oracle Database
16 43 (1.71%) GIS
17 40 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 37 (1.47%) MariaDB
19 36 (1.43%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 422 (16.76%) Git (software)
2 358 (14.22%) Jenkins
3 121 (4.81%) JIRA
4 90 (3.57%) GitLab
5 80 (3.18%) Selenium
6 73 (2.90%) Subversion
7 55 (2.18%) TeamCity
8 44 (1.75%) Maven
9 39 (1.55%) Cucumber
10 37 (1.47%) Vagrant
10 37 (1.47%) WebDriver
11 35 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 34 (1.35%) Visual Studio
13 32 (1.27%) Bitbucket
14 30 (1.19%) Mercurial
15 23 (0.91%) Robot Framework
15 23 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
16 22 (0.87%) JMeter
17 21 (0.83%) JUnit
18 19 (0.75%) Eclipse
General
1 165 (6.55%) Finance
2 98 (3.89%) Marketing
3 96 (3.81%) Telecoms
4 86 (3.42%) Retail
5 71 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 67 (2.66%) Electronics
7 61 (2.42%) Games
8 48 (1.91%) Publishing
9 26 (1.03%) Advertising
10 24 (0.95%) Banking
11 21 (0.83%) Automotive
12 14 (0.56%) Legal
13 10 (0.40%) Military
14 9 (0.36%) Aerospace
15 8 (0.32%) Law
16 7 (0.28%) Back Office
16 7 (0.28%) Billing
17 4 (0.16%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 934 (37.09%) Developer
2 339 (13.46%) Software Engineer
3 325 (12.91%) Python Developer
4 245 (9.73%) DevOps Engineer
5 226 (8.98%) Software Developer
6 155 (6.16%) Senior Developer
7 136 (5.40%) Java Developer
8 124 (4.92%) Graduate
9 108 (4.29%) Analyst
9 108 (4.29%) Python Engineer
10 90 (3.57%) Architect
11 89 (3.53%) Django Developer
11 89 (3.53%) Python/Django Developer
12 87 (3.46%) Cloud Engineer
13 85 (3.38%) Data Engineer
14 83 (3.30%) Data Scientist
15 81 (3.22%) Linux Engineer
16 79 (3.14%) Administrator
16 79 (3.14%) AWS Developer
17 78 (3.10%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (13.42%) CSS
2 337 (13.38%) HTML
3 335 (13.30%) Django
4 295 (11.72%) AngularJS
5 178 (7.07%) Web Services
6 171 (6.79%) .NET
7 162 (6.43%) React
8 154 (6.12%) Node.js
9 148 (5.88%) REST
10 142 (5.64%) TensorFlow
11 124 (4.92%) jQuery
12 106 (4.21%) RESTful
12 106 (4.21%) Spring
13 101 (4.01%) Flask
14 96 (3.81%) Kafka
15 86 (3.42%) Natural Language Processing
16 78 (3.10%) J2EE
17 75 (2.98%) SOAP
18 74 (2.94%) HTML5
19 67 (2.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 303 (12.03%) Computer Science
2 219 (8.70%) Algorithms
3 143 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
4 86 (3.42%) Fintech
5 84 (3.34%) Mobile App
6 73 (2.90%) User Experience
7 68 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
8 64 (2.54%) Public Cloud
9 57 (2.26%) Linux Command Line
10 56 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
11 54 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
12 52 (2.07%) Data Structures
13 50 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
14 40 (1.59%) Robotics
15 39 (1.55%) Data Centre
16 27 (1.07%) Replication
17 26 (1.03%) Device Driver
18 21 (0.83%) Management Information System
19 15 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
20 14 (0.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1,061 (42.14%) Linux
2 300 (11.91%) Windows
3 181 (7.19%) Unix
4 88 (3.49%) CentOS
5 78 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 72 (2.86%) Ubuntu
7 51 (2.03%) Android
8 39 (1.55%) Debian
9 37 (1.47%) Windows Server
10 35 (1.39%) Mac OS X
11 31 (1.23%) Apple iOS
12 22 (0.87%) Mac OS
13 18 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
14 9 (0.36%) AIX
15 8 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (0.28%) FreeBSD
16 7 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
17 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
18 3 (0.12%) Kali Linux
18 3 (0.12%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 807 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
2 587 (23.31%) Software Engineering
3 492 (19.54%) DevOps
4 401 (15.93%) Machine Learning
5 317 (12.59%) Continuous Integration
6 280 (11.12%) TDD
7 279 (11.08%) Scrum
8 278 (11.04%) Open Source
9 275 (10.92%) Analytics
10 268 (10.64%) Mathematics
11 249 (9.89%) Test Automation
12 243 (9.65%) Problem-Solving
13 231 (9.17%) Configuration Management
14 210 (8.34%) Data Science
15 192 (7.63%) Mentoring
16 188 (7.47%) Artificial Intelligence
17 176 (6.99%) SDLC
18 153 (6.08%) Deep Learning
19 143 (5.68%) OO
20 125 (4.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,016 (40.35%) Java
2 724 (28.75%) SQL
3 705 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 665 (26.41%) C++
5 449 (17.83%) Bash Shell
6 439 (17.43%) C
7 403 (16.00%) C#
8 358 (14.22%) Ruby
9 292 (11.60%) Perl
10 250 (9.93%) PowerShell
11 236 (9.37%) PHP
12 191 (7.59%) Go
13 184 (7.31%) R
14 158 (6.27%) Scala
15 109 (4.33%) Shell Script
16 84 (3.34%) MATLAB
17 42 (1.67%) Java 8
17 42 (1.67%) Lua
18 39 (1.55%) T-SQL
19 36 (1.43%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 477 (18.94%) Degree
2 198 (7.86%) Security Cleared
3 196 (7.78%) PhD
4 108 (4.29%) DV Cleared
5 106 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
6 82 (3.26%) SC Cleared
7 51 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 43 (1.71%) ISTQB
9 39 (1.55%) Numerate Degree
10 29 (1.15%) MCSE
11 25 (0.99%) ISEB
12 22 (0.87%) RHCA
13 21 (0.83%) MCSA
14 18 (0.71%) RHCE
15 17 (0.68%) Master's Degree
16 16 (0.64%) AWS Certification
16 16 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 15 (0.60%) CISSP
18 13 (0.52%) RHCSA
19 10 (0.40%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (5.24%) QA
2 32 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 16 (0.64%) GDPR
5 12 (0.48%) JTAG
5 12 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.40%) GCP
7 6 (0.24%) SLA
8 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.079%) COBIT
9 2 (0.079%) IEC 62304
9 2 (0.079%) ISO 26262
10 1 (0.040%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.040%) IFRS
10 1 (0.040%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.040%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.040%) PMO
System Software
1 396 (15.73%) Docker
2 104 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (2.58%) vSphere
4 48 (1.91%) Firmware
5 40 (1.59%) Apache Flume
6 34 (1.35%) Active Directory
6 34 (1.35%) HDFS
7 26 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
8 19 (0.75%) Hyper-V
9 14 (0.56%) KVM
10 13 (0.52%) VirtualBox
10 13 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (0.36%) Samba
12 8 (0.32%) XenServer
13 5 (0.20%) oVirt
13 5 (0.20%) vCloud
13 5 (0.20%) Xen
14 3 (0.12%) ACF2
14 3 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 3 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 369 (14.65%) Ansible
2 277 (11.00%) Puppet
3 223 (8.86%) Opscode Chef
4 208 (8.26%) Kubernetes
5 118 (4.69%) Terraform
6 46 (1.83%) Salt
7 44 (1.75%) logstash
8 40 (1.59%) Hadoop YARN
9 32 (1.27%) Nagios
10 29 (1.15%) Kibana
11 27 (1.07%) HAProxy
12 24 (0.95%) Docker Swarm
12 24 (0.95%) Rancher
13 23 (0.91%) Packer
14 12 (0.48%) Prometheus
14 12 (0.48%) ZABBIX
15 10 (0.40%) Consul
16 9 (0.36%) vRealize Orchestrator
17 7 (0.28%) Cacti
17 7 (0.28%) Grafana
Vendors
1 192 (7.63%) Oracle
2 163 (6.47%) Microsoft
3 145 (5.76%) VMware
4 121 (4.81%) Google
5 105 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 53 (2.10%) Cloudera
7 51 (2.03%) Hortonworks
8 39 (1.55%) Capita
8 39 (1.55%) Sun
9 36 (1.43%) SaltStack
10 34 (1.35%) Tableau
11 32 (1.27%) Cisco
11 32 (1.27%) SAP
12 30 (1.19%) Atlassian
13 27 (1.07%) Splunk
14 24 (0.95%) IBM
15 18 (0.71%) TOWER Software
16 16 (0.64%) New Relic
17 15 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
18 11 (0.44%) Juniper