Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 35 53
Rank change year-on-year +6 +18 +33
Permanent jobs citing Python 787 761 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.61% 7.02% 5.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.65% 12.54% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 668 655 467
South West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +7.59%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £77,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6223 6069 6697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.20% 55.96% 56.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5279 5192 5778
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.90% +4.05%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Python in the South West

Python
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python in the South West.

Salary trend for Python in the South West

Python
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Python in the South West

Python
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Bristol +15 372 £50,000 -20.00% 34
Gloucestershire -19 122 £45,000 - 9
Wiltshire +68 116 £45,000 - 15
Somerset -3 77 £47,500 +14.46% 8
Devon -11 48 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Dorset -3 27 £33,750 -25.00% 11
Cornwall - 27 £55,000 -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Python.

1 334 (42.44%) Java
2 287 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
3 269 (34.18%) Linux
4 211 (26.81%) JavaScript
5 203 (25.79%) C++
6 201 (25.54%) Software Engineering
7 183 (23.25%) Degree
8 164 (20.84%) SQL
9 158 (20.08%) Ruby
10 154 (19.57%) Computer Science
11 153 (19.44%) C#
12 148 (18.81%) Telecoms
13 146 (18.55%) Finance
14 145 (18.42%) DevOps
15 134 (17.03%) Business Intelligence
16 129 (16.39%) Electronics
17 126 (16.01%) Amazon AWS
18 123 (15.63%) Git (software)
19 121 (15.37%) Perl
20 119 (15.12%) Bash Shell
21 117 (14.87%) Puppet
21 117 (14.87%) Machine Learning
22 116 (14.74%) HTML
23 115 (14.61%) Manufacturing
24 114 (14.49%) Marketing
25 111 (14.10%) SAP
25 111 (14.10%) Analytics
26 110 (13.98%) CSS
26 110 (13.98%) Programme Management
26 110 (13.98%) Digital Marketing

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 48 (6.10%) Apache Spark
2 39 (4.96%) Apache
2 39 (4.96%) Elasticsearch
3 29 (3.68%) Confluence
4 26 (3.30%) OpenStack
5 15 (1.91%) Tomcat
6 13 (1.65%) IIS
7 11 (1.40%) DNN
8 9 (1.14%) Apache Pig
9 8 (1.02%) nginx
10 7 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (0.89%) SAS
11 6 (0.76%) Drupal
11 6 (0.76%) JBoss
11 6 (0.76%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.64%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.51%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.25%) CloudStack
14 2 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
15 1 (0.13%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 5 (0.64%) SPSS
2 3 (0.38%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.25%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.25%) HipChat
4 1 (0.13%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 126 (16.01%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (4.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 23 (2.92%) GitHub
5 19 (2.41%) Amazon Kinesis
6 14 (1.78%) Amazon EMR
7 13 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (1.65%) PaaS
8 11 (1.40%) OpenShift
9 9 (1.14%) Amazon S3
9 9 (1.14%) SaaS
10 7 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 6 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.51%) Serverless
13 3 (0.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 3 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.38%) IaaS
13 3 (0.38%) Route 53
13 3 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 68 (8.64%) HTTP
2 61 (7.75%) TCP/IP
3 44 (5.59%) Internet
4 41 (5.21%) DNS
5 37 (4.70%) Cisco IOS
6 34 (4.32%) Firewall
7 28 (3.56%) LAN
8 27 (3.43%) WAN
9 26 (3.30%) DHCP
10 25 (3.18%) BGP
10 25 (3.18%) Cisco Nexus
10 25 (3.18%) EIGRP
10 25 (3.18%) NX-OS
10 25 (3.18%) Wireshark
11 13 (1.65%) VPN
12 12 (1.52%) Junos
13 9 (1.14%) SSL
14 7 (0.89%) FTP
14 7 (0.89%) SMTP
14 7 (0.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (10.93%) Big Data
2 69 (8.77%) MySQL
3 58 (7.37%) MongoDB
4 52 (6.61%) Hadoop
5 50 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
6 48 (6.10%) SQL Server
7 45 (5.72%) NoSQL
8 41 (5.21%) Data Mining
9 35 (4.45%) Relational Database
10 28 (3.56%) Apache Hive
11 27 (3.43%) Apache Cassandra
12 22 (2.80%) Amazon Redshift
13 18 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (2.16%) BigQuery
15 15 (1.91%) Neo4j
16 14 (1.78%) MariaDB
17 9 (1.14%) Impala
18 8 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
18 8 (1.02%) Power BI
19 7 (0.89%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 123 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 106 (13.47%) Jenkins
3 72 (9.15%) JIRA
3 72 (9.15%) Selenium
4 44 (5.59%) Cucumber
5 40 (5.08%) JUnit
6 26 (3.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 26 (3.30%) JMeter
7 25 (3.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 23 (2.92%) Bitbucket
9 19 (2.41%) Appium
9 19 (2.41%) Calabash
9 19 (2.41%) TeamCity
10 17 (2.16%) Maven
11 16 (2.03%) SpecFlow
11 16 (2.03%) Subversion
12 15 (1.91%) SoapUI
12 15 (1.91%) Visual Studio
13 14 (1.78%) Ant
13 14 (1.78%) Eclipse
General
1 148 (18.81%) Telecoms
2 146 (18.55%) Finance
3 129 (16.39%) Electronics
4 115 (14.61%) Manufacturing
5 114 (14.49%) Marketing
6 24 (3.05%) Games
7 21 (2.67%) Retail
8 15 (1.91%) Aerospace
9 10 (1.27%) Advertising
10 9 (1.14%) Banking
11 6 (0.76%) Law
12 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 226 (28.72%) Developer
2 122 (15.50%) Software Engineer
3 84 (10.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 77 (9.78%) Software Developer
5 62 (7.88%) Python Developer
6 50 (6.35%) Java Developer
7 49 (6.23%) Junior
8 48 (6.10%) Graduate
9 34 (4.32%) Data Scientist
9 34 (4.32%) Systems Engineer
9 34 (4.32%) Tester
10 32 (4.07%) Linux Engineer
10 32 (4.07%) Machine Learning Researcher
11 30 (3.81%) Analyst
12 29 (3.68%) Automation Tester
13 28 (3.56%) Graduate Developer
13 28 (3.56%) Java Software Developer
14 27 (3.43%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 27 (3.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 27 (3.43%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (14.74%) HTML
2 110 (13.98%) CSS
3 82 (10.42%) .NET
4 67 (8.51%) REST
5 63 (8.01%) AngularJS
6 60 (7.62%) jQuery
7 51 (6.48%) Django
8 46 (5.84%) React
9 45 (5.72%) HTML5
10 42 (5.34%) Node.js
11 37 (4.70%) Web Services
12 29 (3.68%) D3.js
13 28 (3.56%) XML
14 27 (3.43%) J2EE
15 26 (3.30%) ASP.NET
15 26 (3.30%) SOAP
15 26 (3.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 22 (2.80%) Java EE
16 22 (2.80%) Spring
17 21 (2.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 154 (19.57%) Computer Science
2 94 (11.94%) Algorithms
3 52 (6.61%) Mobile App
4 32 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (3.94%) User Experience
6 24 (3.05%) Robotics
7 23 (2.92%) Data Structures
7 23 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
8 19 (2.41%) Management Information System
9 15 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.65%) Clustering
10 13 (1.65%) Private Cloud
11 12 (1.52%) Digital Media
11 12 (1.52%) Public Cloud
12 10 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 10 (1.27%) Internet of Things
13 8 (1.02%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.02%) Wiki
14 7 (0.89%) Replication
14 7 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 269 (34.18%) Linux
2 93 (11.82%) Unix
3 92 (11.69%) Windows
4 42 (5.34%) Ubuntu
5 38 (4.83%) CentOS
6 25 (3.18%) Android
7 23 (2.92%) Apple iOS
8 16 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (1.78%) Windows Server
10 7 (0.89%) Debian
11 6 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
12 5 (0.64%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.38%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.25%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.13%) AIX
15 1 (0.13%) Solaris
15 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (25.54%) Software Engineering
3 145 (18.42%) DevOps
4 134 (17.03%) Business Intelligence
5 117 (14.87%) Machine Learning
6 111 (14.10%) Analytics
7 110 (13.98%) Digital Marketing
7 110 (13.98%) Programme Management
8 102 (12.96%) Test Automation
9 98 (12.45%) TDD
10 87 (11.05%) Continuous Integration
11 80 (10.17%) Open Source
12 68 (8.64%) Scrum
13 66 (8.39%) Cybersecurity
13 66 (8.39%) OO
14 60 (7.62%) Mathematics
15 59 (7.50%) Configuration Management
16 53 (6.73%) Microservices
17 48 (6.10%) SDLC
17 48 (6.10%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 334 (42.44%) Java
2 211 (26.81%) JavaScript
3 203 (25.79%) C++
4 164 (20.84%) SQL
5 158 (20.08%) Ruby
6 153 (19.44%) C#
7 121 (15.37%) Perl
8 119 (15.12%) Bash Shell
9 92 (11.69%) C
10 75 (9.53%) PHP
11 67 (8.51%) PowerShell
12 60 (7.62%) Shell Script
13 52 (6.61%) R
14 51 (6.48%) Scala
15 47 (5.97%) Go
16 22 (2.80%) Groovy
17 21 (2.67%) MATLAB
18 14 (1.78%) VBScript
19 13 (1.65%) Jython
20 9 (1.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 183 (23.25%) Degree
2 106 (13.47%) Security Cleared
3 93 (11.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 67 (8.51%) DV Cleared
5 63 (8.01%) PhD
6 58 (7.37%) SC Cleared
7 32 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (3.30%) CCNP
9 17 (2.16%) Numerate Degree
10 15 (1.91%) CISSP
11 11 (1.40%) RHCE
11 11 (1.40%) RHCSA
12 10 (1.27%) CISM
12 10 (1.27%) RHCA
13 7 (0.89%) CCNA
13 7 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.76%) GIAC
14 6 (0.76%) MCSE
15 5 (0.64%) Network+ Certification
15 5 (0.64%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.43%) QA
2 26 (3.30%) SLA
3 14 (1.78%) GCP
4 7 (0.89%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.89%) GPG13
5 2 (0.25%) COBIT
5 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.25%) WCAG
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) MISRA
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 78 (9.91%) Docker
2 36 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.29%) Snort
4 7 (0.89%) vSphere
5 5 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.51%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.51%) NFS
7 3 (0.38%) GlusterFS
7 3 (0.38%) Samba
7 3 (0.38%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.38%) Xen
8 2 (0.25%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.25%) KVM
8 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.25%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.25%) XenServer
9 1 (0.13%) Corosync
9 1 (0.13%) Firmware
9 1 (0.13%) HDFS
9 1 (0.13%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 117 (14.87%) Puppet
2 77 (9.78%) Opscode Chef
3 74 (9.40%) Ansible
4 38 (4.83%) Nagios
5 25 (3.18%) Cisco LMS
5 25 (3.18%) Opsview
6 18 (2.29%) Nessus
7 17 (2.16%) Kubernetes
8 16 (2.03%) Terraform
9 14 (1.78%) CA Service Virtualization
9 14 (1.78%) Salt
10 12 (1.52%) Juju
11 9 (1.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 7 (0.89%) ArcSight ESM
12 7 (0.89%) NetBackup
12 7 (0.89%) RSA Archer
12 7 (0.89%) RSA enVision
12 7 (0.89%) RSA Security Analytics
12 7 (0.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 4 (0.51%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 111 (14.10%) SAP
2 50 (6.35%) Oracle
3 48 (6.10%) VMware
4 47 (5.97%) Cisco
5 41 (5.21%) Google
6 40 (5.08%) Red Hat
7 34 (4.32%) Microsoft
8 22 (2.80%) HP
9 18 (2.29%) Tableau
10 16 (2.03%) Splunk
11 14 (1.78%) ArcSight
11 14 (1.78%) CA
11 14 (1.78%) Sourcefire
12 12 (1.52%) Atlassian
13 10 (1.27%) Acunetix
13 10 (1.27%) AlienVault
13 10 (1.27%) LogRhythm
13 10 (1.27%) McAfee
13 10 (1.27%) Rapid7
13 10 (1.27%) SolarWinds