Period
to 11 December 2018

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

Python
England > South West
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 29 39
Rank change year-on-year +10 +10 +15
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,038 789 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 10.35% 7.69% 6.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.50% 12.90% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 871 658 609
South West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £30,425
90th Percentile £67,787 £67,500 £76,500
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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,933 6,118 6,026
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 59.15% 59.66% 56.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4,901 5,174 5,138
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 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 11 December 2018.

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 11 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
Bristol +4 342 £50,000 - 85
Gloucestershire +28 248 £50,000 +11.11% 40
Wiltshire +6 159 £45,000 - 21
Dorset +40 109 £45,000 +5.88% 30
Somerset +18 87 £50,000 +5.26% 11
Devon +21 83 £40,000 -11.11% 26
Cornwall -8 5 £37,500 -28.57% 2
Python
England

For the 6 months to 11 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 West region with a requirement for Python.

1 462 (44.51%) Java
2 420 (40.46%) Linux
3 351 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
4 278 (26.78%) Software Engineering
5 275 (26.49%) C++
6 265 (25.53%) JavaScript
7 253 (24.37%) SQL
8 223 (21.48%) Windows
9 222 (21.39%) Amazon AWS
10 218 (21.00%) C#
11 206 (19.85%) C
12 203 (19.56%) DevOps
13 198 (19.08%) Degree
14 190 (18.30%) Security Cleared
15 178 (17.15%) Bash Shell
16 167 (16.09%) Docker
17 157 (15.13%) HTML
18 156 (15.03%) Scrum
19 150 (14.45%) Machine Learning
20 148 (14.26%) Finance
20 148 (14.26%) Data Science
21 145 (13.97%) Git (software)
22 139 (13.39%) Analytics
23 138 (13.29%) Test Automation
24 135 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
25 134 (12.91%) Microsoft Azure
26 129 (12.43%) VMware
27 128 (12.33%) Jenkins
28 127 (12.24%) Computer Science
29 124 (11.95%) OO

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 75 (7.23%) Apache Spark
2 68 (6.55%) Apache
3 42 (4.05%) Confluence
3 42 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
4 30 (2.89%) SAS
5 16 (1.54%) nginx
6 15 (1.45%) Apache Pig
7 12 (1.16%) MS Exchange
8 10 (0.96%) WebLogic
9 9 (0.87%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.58%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.48%) ColdFusion
11 5 (0.48%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.39%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.29%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.19%) CloudStack
15 1 (0.096%) CMS
15 1 (0.096%) Drupal
15 1 (0.096%) IIS
15 1 (0.096%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (0.96%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.39%) SPSS
3 3 (0.29%) InVision
3 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.29%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.096%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.096%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 222 (21.39%) Amazon AWS
2 134 (12.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (4.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 29 (2.79%) GitHub
5 20 (1.93%) SaaS
6 17 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (1.35%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.58%) PaaS
11 6 (0.58%) Serverless
12 5 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (0.48%) Amazon Kinesis
12 5 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.48%) G Suite
12 5 (0.48%) OpenShift
12 5 (0.48%) Slack
13 3 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.29%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 55 (5.30%) Wireshark
2 54 (5.20%) WAN
3 53 (5.11%) LAN
4 52 (5.01%) TCP/IP
5 51 (4.91%) Cisco Nexus
6 45 (4.34%) BGP
6 45 (4.34%) Internet
7 39 (3.76%) Cisco IOS
7 39 (3.76%) EIGRP
7 39 (3.76%) NX-OS
8 33 (3.18%) HTTP
9 27 (2.60%) Firewall
10 26 (2.50%) DNS
11 25 (2.41%) SSL
12 21 (2.02%) Network Security
13 18 (1.73%) DHCP
14 13 (1.25%) Sourcefire
15 12 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (1.16%) TACACS
15 12 (1.16%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (11.66%) MySQL
2 120 (11.56%) Big Data
3 96 (9.25%) Hadoop
4 86 (8.29%) SQL Server
5 62 (5.97%) MongoDB
6 52 (5.01%) Apache Hive
7 51 (4.91%) PostgreSQL
8 46 (4.43%) NoSQL
9 45 (4.34%) Relational Database
10 39 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
11 32 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
12 29 (2.79%) Power BI
13 21 (2.02%) RDBMS
14 20 (1.93%) Amazon RDS
15 17 (1.64%) Data Lake
15 17 (1.64%) Data Mining
15 17 (1.64%) Oracle Database
16 16 (1.54%) Neo4j
17 14 (1.35%) DataStage
17 14 (1.35%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 145 (13.97%) Git (software)
2 128 (12.33%) Jenkins
3 93 (8.96%) JIRA
4 52 (5.01%) Selenium
5 48 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 47 (4.53%) Bitbucket
7 39 (3.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 34 (3.28%) EasyMock
9 33 (3.18%) JUnit
10 30 (2.89%) Eclipse
11 24 (2.31%) PHPUnit
12 22 (2.12%) Subversion
13 20 (1.93%) Cucumber
14 17 (1.64%) git-flow
14 17 (1.64%) Maven
15 16 (1.54%) GitLab
15 16 (1.54%) Robot Framework
15 16 (1.54%) Visual Studio
16 14 (1.35%) CodeSonar
16 14 (1.35%) Vagrant
General
1 148 (14.26%) Finance
2 100 (9.63%) Telecoms
3 74 (7.13%) Marketing
4 70 (6.74%) Electronics
5 67 (6.45%) Manufacturing
6 52 (5.01%) Retail
7 31 (2.99%) Games
8 23 (2.22%) Law
9 21 (2.02%) Aerospace
10 17 (1.64%) Banking
11 5 (0.48%) Legal
12 4 (0.39%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.19%) Advertising
13 2 (0.19%) Military
14 1 (0.096%) Avionics
14 1 (0.096%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 308 (29.67%) Developer
2 195 (18.79%) Software Engineer
3 115 (11.08%) Software Developer
4 83 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 71 (6.84%) Java Engineer
6 68 (6.55%) Data Scientist
6 68 (6.55%) Java Developer
7 67 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
8 57 (5.49%) Python Developer
9 52 (5.01%) Network Engineer
10 51 (4.91%) Graduate
10 51 (4.91%) Junior
11 48 (4.62%) Senior Software Engineer
12 46 (4.43%) Data Engineer
13 44 (4.24%) Analyst
13 44 (4.24%) PHP Developer
14 43 (4.14%) Graduate Developer
15 40 (3.85%) Junior Developer
15 40 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
16 38 (3.66%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (15.13%) HTML
2 123 (11.85%) CSS
3 97 (9.34%) Node.js
4 94 (9.06%) .NET
5 93 (8.96%) REST
6 90 (8.67%) AngularJS
7 77 (7.42%) Spring
8 75 (7.23%) Django
9 60 (5.78%) XML
10 54 (5.20%) jQuery
11 53 (5.11%) HTML5
12 52 (5.01%) Java EE
13 49 (4.72%) React
13 49 (4.72%) Web Services
14 43 (4.14%) Kafka
14 43 (4.14%) RESTful
15 41 (3.95%) EJB
16 38 (3.66%) ASP.NET
17 34 (3.28%) J2EE
18 33 (3.18%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 99 (9.54%) Algorithms
2 59 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (3.47%) User Experience
4 31 (2.99%) Wiki
5 20 (1.93%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (1.93%) Linux Command Line
6 19 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 19 (1.83%) Public Cloud
7 17 (1.64%) Cybercrime
8 15 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (1.35%) Cyber Defence
10 12 (1.16%) Driving Licence
10 12 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
11 11 (1.06%) Data Structures
11 11 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.06%) Mobile App
12 10 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
12 10 (0.96%) iPhone
13 9 (0.87%) Client/Server
13 9 (0.87%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 420 (40.46%) Linux
2 223 (21.48%) Windows
3 101 (9.73%) Unix
4 69 (6.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 56 (5.39%) CentOS
6 49 (4.72%) Android
7 37 (3.56%) Apple iOS
8 32 (3.08%) Ubuntu
9 25 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (2.02%) Mac OS X
11 19 (1.83%) Windows Server
12 14 (1.35%) Debian
12 14 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (0.96%) Windows Phone
15 8 (0.77%) Windows 10
15 8 (0.77%) Windows 7
16 7 (0.67%) FreeBSD
17 6 (0.58%) Fedora
18 5 (0.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (26.78%) Software Engineering
3 203 (19.56%) DevOps
4 156 (15.03%) Scrum
5 150 (14.45%) Machine Learning
6 148 (14.26%) Data Science
7 139 (13.39%) Analytics
8 138 (13.29%) Test Automation
9 135 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
10 127 (12.24%) Computer Science
11 124 (11.95%) OO
12 119 (11.46%) TDD
13 118 (11.37%) Business Intelligence
14 114 (10.98%) Open Source
15 113 (10.89%) Cybersecurity
16 104 (10.02%) Problem-Solving
17 86 (8.29%) SDLC
18 82 (7.90%) Visualisation
19 77 (7.42%) Unit Testing
20 75 (7.23%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 462 (44.51%) Java
2 275 (26.49%) C++
3 265 (25.53%) JavaScript
4 253 (24.37%) SQL
5 218 (21.00%) C#
6 206 (19.85%) C
7 178 (17.15%) Bash Shell
8 123 (11.85%) Ruby
9 110 (10.60%) PowerShell
10 107 (10.31%) PHP
11 100 (9.63%) R
12 82 (7.90%) Perl
13 54 (5.20%) Scala
14 38 (3.66%) Go
15 33 (3.18%) Objective-C
16 31 (2.99%) Shell Script
17 27 (2.60%) TypeScript
18 13 (1.25%) T-SQL
19 12 (1.16%) Tcl
19 12 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 198 (19.08%) Degree
2 190 (18.30%) Security Cleared
3 114 (10.98%) DV Cleared
4 92 (8.86%) SC Cleared
5 76 (7.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 72 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
7 51 (4.91%) CCNP
8 37 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 32 (3.08%) MCSE
10 28 (2.70%) CCNA
11 22 (2.12%) PhD
12 19 (1.83%) RHCE
13 17 (1.64%) CISSP
13 17 (1.64%) CompTIA Security+
13 17 (1.64%) GIAC
13 17 (1.64%) Linux+ Certification
13 17 (1.64%) Network+ Certification
13 17 (1.64%) SANS
13 17 (1.64%) SSCP
14 14 (1.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.43%) QA
2 41 (3.95%) SLA
3 13 (1.25%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.48%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.39%) DO-178B
7 3 (0.29%) GDPR
7 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.19%) PMO
9 1 (0.096%) ARP4754
9 1 (0.096%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.096%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 167 (16.09%) Docker
2 94 (9.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (2.41%) Active Directory
4 24 (2.31%) vSphere
5 23 (2.22%) Hyper-V
6 15 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (1.45%) VMware NSX
7 13 (1.25%) Xen
8 12 (1.16%) VirtualBox
9 8 (0.77%) Firmware
9 8 (0.77%) HDFS
10 6 (0.58%) KVM
10 6 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.58%) VMware Server
11 4 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.29%) Corosync
13 2 (0.19%) NFS
13 2 (0.19%) Samba
14 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.096%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 108 (10.40%) Puppet
2 98 (9.44%) Ansible
3 61 (5.88%) Kubernetes
4 57 (5.49%) Opscode Chef
5 50 (4.82%) Nagios
6 39 (3.76%) Cisco LMS
6 39 (3.76%) Opsview
7 28 (2.70%) Terraform
8 20 (1.93%) Salt
9 15 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
10 13 (1.25%) Nessus
11 12 (1.16%) ArcSight ESM
12 11 (1.06%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 9 (0.87%) HP ALM
13 9 (0.87%) vCenter Server
13 9 (0.87%) ZABBIX
14 7 (0.67%) Packer
15 6 (0.58%) OpenNMS
16 5 (0.48%) Netcool
16 5 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 129 (12.43%) VMware
2 114 (10.98%) Microsoft
3 88 (8.48%) Cisco
4 72 (6.94%) Red Hat
5 61 (5.88%) SAP
6 57 (5.49%) Oracle
7 52 (5.01%) Google
8 33 (3.18%) Atlassian
9 29 (2.79%) Tableau
10 22 (2.12%) Splunk
11 21 (2.02%) ArcSight
12 17 (1.64%) Teradata
13 15 (1.45%) Informatica
14 14 (1.35%) Ab Initio
14 14 (1.35%) Netezza
15 13 (1.25%) McAfee
15 13 (1.25%) NetScout
15 13 (1.25%) NetWitness
15 13 (1.25%) Palo Alto
16 12 (1.16%) Blue Coat