Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > South East
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 25 42
Rank change year-on-year +1 +17 +27
Permanent jobs citing Python 2,377 2,209 2,038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.22% 7.66% 5.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.51% 13.75% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,930 1,910 1,777
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £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 16,385 16,060 18,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.66% 55.71% 52.01%
Number of salaries quoted 14,217 13,959 16,299
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 1,128 £52,500 +5.00% 223
Oxfordshire +3 604 £52,500 - 126
Hampshire +10 504 £45,000 -5.26% 52
Berkshire -10 445 £52,500 +5.00% 82
Surrey -2 338 £55,000 - 62
East Sussex +11 277 £50,000 +11.11% 24
Buckinghamshire -17 79 £40,500 +15.71% 15
West Sussex +15 61 £47,500 +5.56% 15
Kent +17 27 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Middlesex +8 14 £60,000 -7.69% 5
Home Counties - 5 £35,000 -
Sussex - 1 - -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1,037 (43.63%) Linux
2 983 (41.35%) Java
3 781 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
4 706 (29.70%) SQL
5 674 (28.36%) C++
6 660 (27.77%) JavaScript
7 594 (24.99%) Software Engineering
8 491 (20.66%) Amazon AWS
9 481 (20.24%) Degree
10 450 (18.93%) C#
11 440 (18.51%) Git (software)
12 436 (18.34%) DevOps
13 410 (17.25%) Bash Shell
14 388 (16.32%) C
15 366 (15.40%) Jenkins
16 362 (15.23%) Docker
17 357 (15.02%) Machine Learning
18 323 (13.59%) MySQL
19 307 (12.92%) Computer Science
20 306 (12.87%) Ansible
21 305 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
22 304 (12.79%) Windows
23 300 (12.62%) HTML
24 297 (12.49%) Django
25 295 (12.41%) Ruby
26 291 (12.24%) CSS
27 284 (11.95%) Test Automation
28 280 (11.78%) Microsoft Azure
28 280 (11.78%) AngularJS
29 275 (11.57%) 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
1 137 (5.76%) Apache Spark
1 137 (5.76%) Elasticsearch
2 130 (5.47%) Apache
3 59 (2.48%) Tomcat
4 52 (2.19%) nginx
5 51 (2.15%) Confluence
6 39 (1.64%) SAS
7 38 (1.60%) OpenStack
8 23 (0.97%) IIS
8 23 (0.97%) WordPress
9 18 (0.76%) JBoss
10 17 (0.72%) WebLogic
11 16 (0.67%) Jupyter
11 16 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 15 (0.63%) CloudStack
13 14 (0.59%) SharePoint
14 11 (0.46%) Apache Pig
15 10 (0.42%) Apache Solr
15 10 (0.42%) CMS
16 9 (0.38%) Jetty
Applications
1 33 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.29%) Simulink
4 5 (0.21%) GNU Octave
5 4 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.13%) SPSS
7 2 (0.084%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.042%) GIMP
8 1 (0.042%) Maya
8 1 (0.042%) MotionBuilder
8 1 (0.042%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (0.25%) Magento
3 5 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.17%) HFM
4 4 (0.17%) R3 Corda
5 2 (0.084%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.084%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.084%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.084%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.042%) LabWindows
6 1 (0.042%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.042%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 491 (20.66%) Amazon AWS
2 280 (11.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (2.99%) GitHub
4 60 (2.52%) Amazon S3
5 57 (2.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 56 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
6 56 (2.36%) Serverless
7 47 (1.98%) SaaS
8 46 (1.94%) AWS Lambda
9 44 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
10 40 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
11 36 (1.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 33 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
13 29 (1.22%) PaaS
14 28 (1.18%) Google Analytics
15 26 (1.09%) Amazon EMR
15 26 (1.09%) Office 365
16 25 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
17 21 (0.88%) OpenShift
18 18 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 101 (4.25%) TCP/IP
2 62 (2.61%) DNS
3 51 (2.15%) Network Security
4 50 (2.10%) Firewall
5 45 (1.89%) Internet
5 45 (1.89%) Wireless
6 37 (1.56%) WAN
7 33 (1.39%) HTTP
8 32 (1.35%) LAN
9 30 (1.26%) DHCP
10 25 (1.05%) VLAN
10 25 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
11 19 (0.80%) Bluetooth
11 19 (0.80%) SAN
11 19 (0.80%) VPN
12 18 (0.76%) RTMP
12 18 (0.76%) RTSP
13 15 (0.63%) SSH
14 14 (0.59%) BGP
14 14 (0.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (13.59%) MySQL
2 254 (10.69%) Big Data
3 243 (10.22%) NoSQL
4 185 (7.78%) Relational Database
5 180 (7.57%) Hadoop
6 165 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
7 144 (6.06%) MongoDB
8 137 (5.76%) SQL Server
9 116 (4.88%) Apache Hive
10 107 (4.50%) Apache Cassandra
11 103 (4.33%) RDBMS
12 63 (2.65%) Redis
13 58 (2.44%) Power BI
14 45 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
15 42 (1.77%) Neo4j
16 40 (1.68%) MariaDB
17 39 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
18 36 (1.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 31 (1.30%) Data Mining
19 31 (1.30%) GIS
Development Applications
1 440 (18.51%) Git (software)
2 366 (15.40%) Jenkins
3 128 (5.38%) JIRA
4 89 (3.74%) GitLab
5 79 (3.32%) Selenium
6 71 (2.99%) Subversion
7 60 (2.52%) Maven
8 51 (2.15%) Cucumber
9 42 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 42 (1.77%) Vagrant
10 37 (1.56%) Visual Studio
11 36 (1.51%) Mercurial
12 35 (1.47%) Bitbucket
13 32 (1.35%) TeamCity
14 27 (1.14%) Robot Framework
14 27 (1.14%) WebDriver
15 20 (0.84%) Ant
15 20 (0.84%) Eclipse
16 18 (0.76%) JUnit
17 17 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 196 (8.25%) Finance
2 112 (4.71%) Telecoms
3 98 (4.12%) Manufacturing
4 95 (4.00%) Marketing
5 87 (3.66%) Electronics
6 80 (3.37%) Games
7 77 (3.24%) Retail
8 39 (1.64%) Publishing
9 28 (1.18%) Automotive
10 22 (0.93%) Banking
11 19 (0.80%) Legal
12 15 (0.63%) Aerospace
13 10 (0.42%) Military
14 9 (0.38%) Advertising
14 9 (0.38%) Law
15 5 (0.21%) Avionics
16 3 (0.13%) Billing
16 3 (0.13%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.084%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.084%) French Language
Job Titles
1 862 (36.26%) Developer
2 347 (14.60%) Software Engineer
3 309 (13.00%) Python Developer
4 227 (9.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 195 (8.20%) Software Developer
6 148 (6.23%) Java Developer
7 129 (5.43%) Senior Developer
8 125 (5.26%) Python Engineer
9 106 (4.46%) Graduate
10 102 (4.29%) Analyst
10 102 (4.29%) Data Scientist
11 87 (3.66%) Administrator
12 81 (3.41%) Test Engineer
13 79 (3.32%) Senior Software Engineer
14 76 (3.20%) Linux Developer
15 75 (3.16%) Architect
16 71 (2.99%) Python Software Engineer
17 70 (2.94%) C++ Software Engineer
18 69 (2.90%) Django Developer
18 69 (2.90%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 300 (12.62%) HTML
2 297 (12.49%) Django
3 291 (12.24%) CSS
4 280 (11.78%) AngularJS
5 175 (7.36%) Web Services
6 173 (7.28%) .NET
7 160 (6.73%) React
8 155 (6.52%) Node.js
9 149 (6.27%) REST
10 140 (5.89%) RESTful
11 113 (4.75%) TensorFlow
12 110 (4.63%) Spring
13 109 (4.59%) jQuery
14 94 (3.95%) Kafka
15 87 (3.66%) Natural Language Processing
16 85 (3.58%) J2EE
17 74 (3.11%) Flask
18 73 (3.07%) SOAP
19 67 (2.82%) XML
20 65 (2.73%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 307 (12.92%) Computer Science
2 226 (9.51%) Algorithms
3 123 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 64 (2.69%) Mobile App
5 61 (2.57%) User Experience
6 60 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
7 59 (2.48%) Embedded Systems
8 58 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
8 58 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
9 57 (2.40%) Robotics
10 55 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
11 54 (2.27%) Fintech
12 50 (2.10%) Public Cloud
13 42 (1.77%) Replication
14 37 (1.56%) Data Centre
15 31 (1.30%) Data Structures
16 27 (1.14%) Social Network
17 22 (0.93%) Management Information System
18 19 (0.80%) Video\Live Streaming
19 16 (0.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1,037 (43.63%) Linux
2 304 (12.79%) Windows
3 178 (7.49%) Unix
4 118 (4.96%) CentOS
5 99 (4.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 76 (3.20%) Ubuntu
7 59 (2.48%) Android
8 50 (2.10%) Debian
9 49 (2.06%) Apple iOS
10 42 (1.77%) Windows Server
11 25 (1.05%) Mac OS X
12 11 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (0.42%) FreeBSD
14 8 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (0.29%) Solaris
16 6 (0.25%) AIX
16 6 (0.25%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
18 4 (0.17%) VMS
18 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 781 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
2 594 (24.99%) Software Engineering
3 436 (18.34%) DevOps
4 357 (15.02%) Machine Learning
5 305 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
6 284 (11.95%) Test Automation
7 275 (11.57%) TDD
8 273 (11.49%) Mathematics
9 255 (10.73%) Scrum
10 253 (10.64%) Analytics
11 247 (10.39%) Open Source
12 240 (10.10%) Artificial Intelligence
13 234 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
14 206 (8.67%) Data Science
15 192 (8.08%) Configuration Management
16 159 (6.69%) Mentoring
17 157 (6.60%) SDLC
18 155 (6.52%) Microservices
19 138 (5.81%) Computer Vision
20 136 (5.72%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 983 (41.35%) Java
2 706 (29.70%) SQL
3 674 (28.36%) C++
4 660 (27.77%) JavaScript
5 450 (18.93%) C#
6 410 (17.25%) Bash Shell
7 388 (16.32%) C
8 295 (12.41%) Ruby
9 248 (10.43%) Perl
10 204 (8.58%) PowerShell
11 202 (8.50%) PHP
12 181 (7.61%) Go
13 153 (6.44%) R
14 100 (4.21%) Shell Script
15 87 (3.66%) Scala
16 52 (2.19%) MATLAB
17 46 (1.94%) Embedded C
18 38 (1.60%) Java 8
18 38 (1.60%) Lua
19 29 (1.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 481 (20.24%) Degree
2 202 (8.50%) Security Cleared
3 139 (5.85%) PhD
4 111 (4.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 99 (4.16%) DV Cleared
6 87 (3.66%) SC Cleared
7 53 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 42 (1.77%) ISTQB
9 40 (1.68%) MPhil
10 28 (1.18%) RHCA
11 26 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
12 25 (1.05%) Master's Degree
12 25 (1.05%) MCSE
13 21 (0.88%) MCSA
14 17 (0.72%) ISEB
15 15 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 15 (0.63%) RHCE
16 14 (0.59%) CISSP
17 13 (0.55%) HND
18 12 (0.50%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (4.50%) QA
2 19 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.42%) SLA
5 6 (0.25%) JTAG
6 5 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.17%) GDPR
7 4 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.084%) COBIT
8 2 (0.084%) IEC 62304
8 2 (0.084%) ISO 26262
9 1 (0.042%) GAMP
9 1 (0.042%) IFRS
9 1 (0.042%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.042%) PMO
System Software
1 362 (15.23%) Docker
2 102 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (2.31%) Firmware
4 53 (2.23%) vSphere
5 49 (2.06%) Active Directory
6 37 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
7 26 (1.09%) Apache Flume
8 24 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (0.76%) HDFS
9 18 (0.76%) Hyper-V
9 18 (0.76%) VirtualBox
10 12 (0.50%) KVM
11 9 (0.38%) XenServer
12 7 (0.29%) Samba
13 5 (0.21%) oVirt
14 4 (0.17%) Postfix
14 4 (0.17%) Varnish
14 4 (0.17%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 306 (12.87%) Ansible
2 237 (9.97%) Puppet
3 189 (7.95%) Kubernetes
4 169 (7.11%) Opscode Chef
5 116 (4.88%) Terraform
6 47 (1.98%) Hadoop YARN
6 47 (1.98%) Kibana
7 46 (1.94%) Salt
8 44 (1.85%) logstash
9 34 (1.43%) Nagios
10 26 (1.09%) HAProxy
10 26 (1.09%) Packer
11 19 (0.80%) Docker Swarm
11 19 (0.80%) Rancher
11 19 (0.80%) ZABBIX
12 12 (0.50%) Prometheus
13 11 (0.46%) Consul
13 11 (0.46%) Grafana
14 9 (0.38%) Rundeck
15 8 (0.34%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 174 (7.32%) Oracle
2 170 (7.15%) Microsoft
3 134 (5.64%) VMware
4 129 (5.43%) Red Hat
5 112 (4.71%) Google
6 75 (3.16%) Tableau
7 72 (3.03%) SAP
8 51 (2.15%) Sun
9 46 (1.94%) Hortonworks
10 42 (1.77%) Cloudera
11 31 (1.30%) Atlassian
12 27 (1.14%) Cisco
13 24 (1.01%) New Relic
14 21 (0.88%) SaltStack
15 17 (0.72%) HP
16 15 (0.63%) Splunk
17 12 (0.50%) Citrix
17 12 (0.50%) F5
17 12 (0.50%) Juniper
18 11 (0.46%) IBM