Period
to 4 August 2020

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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > South West
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 19 22
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 +16
Permanent jobs citing Python 548 1,178 1,069
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 12.33% 11.74% 9.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.06% 20.62% 16.52%
Number of salaries quoted 486 939 889
Median annual salary £50,250 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 2,484 5,713 6,471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 55.90% 56.95% 60.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,028 4,645 5,445
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Python as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python in the South West.

Salary trend for Python in the South West

Python
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python in the South West over the 6 months to 4 August 2020.

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 4 August 2020. 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
Gloucestershire 0 175 £50,000 - 16
Bristol +2 138 £50,000 +5.26% 35
Somerset +4 87 £52,500 +37.48% 25
Wiltshire -6 87 £61,250 +11.36% 12
Devon +2 49 £40,000 -15.79% 8
Dorset -14 7 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Cornwall +9 3 £47,500 -9.52% 4
Avon - 1 £60,000 - 1
Python
England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2020, 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.

1 215 (39.23%) Java
2 210 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
3 193 (35.22%) Linux
4 175 (31.93%) Software Engineering
5 174 (31.75%) JavaScript
6 161 (29.38%) DevOps
7 159 (29.01%) C++
8 149 (27.19%) Docker
9 135 (24.64%) AWS
10 131 (23.91%) Security Cleared
11 126 (22.99%) C#
12 115 (20.99%) Bash Shell
13 104 (18.98%) C
13 104 (18.98%) SQL
14 101 (18.43%) Jenkins
15 94 (17.15%) Ruby
16 93 (16.97%) DV Cleared
17 88 (16.06%) Ansible
18 84 (15.33%) Test Automation
19 83 (15.15%) Kubernetes
20 81 (14.78%) PHP
21 79 (14.42%) Node.js
22 75 (13.69%) Git (software)
23 74 (13.50%) Open Source
24 72 (13.14%) Scrum
25 69 (12.59%) Continuous Integration
25 69 (12.59%) Degree
26 68 (12.41%) Azure
26 68 (12.41%) MongoDB
26 68 (12.41%) Terraform

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 34 (6.20%) Confluence
2 23 (4.20%) Apache Spark
3 20 (3.65%) Apache
4 18 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (3.28%) SAS
5 13 (2.37%) JBoss
5 13 (2.37%) OpenStack
6 6 (1.09%) WordPress
7 5 (0.91%) Moodle
7 5 (0.91%) nginx
8 3 (0.55%) Apache Airflow
8 3 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.18%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.18%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.18%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.18%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.55%) Sketch
3 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.36%) OrCAD
4 1 (0.18%) Gephi
4 1 (0.18%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.18%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 135 (24.64%) AWS
2 68 (12.41%) Azure
3 35 (6.39%) Power Platform
4 24 (4.38%) OpenShift
4 24 (4.38%) SaaS
5 23 (4.20%) AWS Lambda
5 23 (4.20%) Serverless
6 19 (3.47%) GitHub
7 16 (2.92%) GCP
8 15 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (2.74%) Amazon S3
8 15 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (2.74%) IaaS
9 14 (2.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 12 (2.19%) PaaS
10 12 (2.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 11 (2.01%) Sauce Labs
12 10 (1.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 10 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (1.82%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.47%) TCP/IP
2 25 (4.56%) DNS
2 25 (4.56%) Internet
3 22 (4.01%) Firewall
4 16 (2.92%) HTTP
5 13 (2.37%) VPN
6 12 (2.19%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (1.64%) SMTP
8 6 (1.09%) MQTT
9 5 (0.91%) Bluetooth
9 5 (0.91%) DHCP
9 5 (0.91%) SSL
9 5 (0.91%) Wireshark
10 4 (0.73%) VLAN
10 4 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.55%) MPLS
11 3 (0.55%) Skype
11 3 (0.55%) SSH
11 3 (0.55%) Wireless
12 2 (0.36%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (12.41%) MongoDB
2 51 (9.31%) MySQL
3 44 (8.03%) Big Data
4 30 (5.47%) Hadoop
5 28 (5.11%) Power BI
6 27 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (4.74%) NoSQL
8 25 (4.56%) SQL Server
9 22 (4.01%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (3.83%) Redis
11 17 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (2.37%) CouchDB
13 12 (2.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 12 (2.19%) Data Lake
14 11 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
14 11 (2.01%) Apache Hive
15 10 (1.82%) Relational Database
16 9 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 7 (1.28%) OLAP
17 7 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 101 (18.43%) Jenkins
2 75 (13.69%) Git (software)
3 67 (12.23%) JIRA
4 61 (11.13%) Selenium
5 51 (9.31%) Cucumber
6 22 (4.01%) SoapUI
7 17 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (2.74%) Sonatype Nexus
9 14 (2.55%) eggPlant
10 13 (2.37%) Bitbucket Server
11 12 (2.19%) GitLab
12 11 (2.01%) Vagrant
13 10 (1.82%) Artifactory
13 10 (1.82%) Eclipse
14 9 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (1.64%) SonarQube
15 7 (1.28%) Maven
15 7 (1.28%) SpecFlow
15 7 (1.28%) TeamCity
16 6 (1.09%) Bitbucket
General
1 62 (11.31%) Finance
2 33 (6.02%) Electronics
3 30 (5.47%) Marketing
4 26 (4.74%) Retail
5 22 (4.01%) Public Sector
6 17 (3.10%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.92%) Manufacturing
8 12 (2.19%) Aerospace
8 12 (2.19%) Games
9 7 (1.28%) Law
10 6 (1.09%) Banking
11 5 (0.91%) Back Office
12 4 (0.73%) Automotive
12 4 (0.73%) Billing
12 4 (0.73%) Legal
12 4 (0.73%) Military
13 1 (0.18%) Advertising
13 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 132 (24.09%) Developer
2 115 (20.99%) Software Engineer
3 65 (11.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 48 (8.76%) Software Developer
5 32 (5.84%) Analyst
6 31 (5.66%) Architect
7 29 (5.29%) Test Engineer
8 28 (5.11%) Python Developer
9 26 (4.74%) Data Engineer
10 24 (4.38%) Data Scientist
11 19 (3.47%) C++ Software Engineer
11 19 (3.47%) Senior Developer
12 18 (3.28%) AWS Engineer
12 18 (3.28%) Linux Engineer
12 18 (3.28%) Python Engineer
12 18 (3.28%) Senior Software Engineer
12 18 (3.28%) Test Automation Engineer
13 17 (3.10%) Data Analyst
14 16 (2.92%) Cloud Architect
14 16 (2.92%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (14.42%) Node.js
2 63 (11.50%) Web Services
3 56 (10.22%) .NET
4 54 (9.85%) React
5 51 (9.31%) RESTful
6 40 (7.30%) HTML
7 35 (6.39%) AngularJS
8 34 (6.20%) JSON
9 29 (5.29%) CSS
9 29 (5.29%) SOAP
10 27 (4.93%) .NET Framework
11 25 (4.56%) Ruby on Rails
11 25 (4.56%) Vue.js
12 24 (4.38%) React Native
12 24 (4.38%) REST
13 21 (3.83%) Apache NiFi
14 20 (3.65%) Kafka
15 19 (3.47%) Django
16 17 (3.10%) HTML5
17 12 (2.19%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.84%) Algorithms
3 26 (4.74%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.65%) User Experience
5 18 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (2.92%) Data Structures
7 13 (2.37%) Cyberthreat
7 13 (2.37%) Linux Command Line
8 11 (2.01%) Client/Server
8 11 (2.01%) Public Cloud
9 10 (1.82%) Mainframe
10 9 (1.64%) Cloud Native
10 9 (1.64%) NHS
11 8 (1.46%) Embedded Systems
11 8 (1.46%) Internet of Things
12 7 (1.28%) Wiki
13 6 (1.09%) Analytical Mindset
13 6 (1.09%) Blog
13 6 (1.09%) Clustering
13 6 (1.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 193 (35.22%) Linux
2 59 (10.77%) Windows
3 53 (9.67%) CentOS
4 41 (7.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (6.93%) Android
6 25 (4.56%) Ubuntu
6 25 (4.56%) Unix
7 23 (4.20%) Apple iOS
8 20 (3.65%) Debian
9 10 (1.82%) Windows Server
10 9 (1.64%) Amazon Linux
10 9 (1.64%) CoreOS
11 6 (1.09%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.55%) AIX
12 3 (0.55%) Solaris
13 1 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.18%) Robot Operating System
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (31.93%) Software Engineering
3 161 (29.38%) DevOps
4 84 (15.33%) Test Automation
5 74 (13.50%) Open Source
6 72 (13.14%) Scrum
7 69 (12.59%) Continuous Integration
8 61 (11.13%) Data Science
9 55 (10.04%) Machine Learning
10 52 (9.49%) Mentoring
11 51 (9.31%) Problem-Solving
12 49 (8.94%) OO
13 48 (8.76%) Analytics
14 46 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
14 46 (8.39%) Cybersecurity
15 44 (8.03%) SDLC
16 42 (7.66%) Artificial Intelligence
17 41 (7.48%) TDD
18 40 (7.30%) Computer Science
19 38 (6.93%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 215 (39.23%) Java
2 174 (31.75%) JavaScript
3 159 (29.01%) C++
4 126 (22.99%) C#
5 115 (20.99%) Bash Shell
6 104 (18.98%) C
6 104 (18.98%) SQL
7 94 (17.15%) Ruby
8 81 (14.78%) PHP
9 67 (12.23%) PowerShell
10 54 (9.85%) R
11 50 (9.12%) Go
12 31 (5.66%) Perl
13 28 (5.11%) TypeScript
14 21 (3.83%) Shell Script
15 17 (3.10%) Kotlin
15 17 (3.10%) Objective-C
15 17 (3.10%) Scala
16 12 (2.19%) PL/SQL
17 11 (2.01%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 131 (23.91%) Security Cleared
2 93 (16.97%) DV Cleared
3 69 (12.59%) Degree
4 50 (9.12%) SC Cleared
5 21 (3.83%) ISTQB
6 17 (3.10%) ISEB
7 11 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (1.82%) ISEB Practitioner
8 10 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
9 8 (1.46%) HND
9 8 (1.46%) RHCE
10 6 (1.09%) PhD
10 6 (1.09%) RHCSA
11 3 (0.55%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (0.55%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.36%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.18%) GIAC
13 1 (0.18%) Linux+ Certification
13 1 (0.18%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (0.18%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.74%) QA
2 14 (2.55%) GDPR
3 12 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.09%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.09%) NIST
4 6 (1.09%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.18%) DO-254
5 1 (0.18%) HL7
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) PMO
5 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 149 (27.19%) Docker
2 30 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.37%) Firmware
3 13 (2.37%) VirtualBox
4 11 (2.01%) Ceph
4 11 (2.01%) KVM
4 11 (2.01%) Xen
5 9 (1.64%) GlusterFS
5 9 (1.64%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.09%) Btrfs
6 6 (1.09%) DRBD
6 6 (1.09%) vSphere
7 4 (0.73%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.73%) Snort
8 3 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.36%) LXC
9 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.18%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 88 (16.06%) Ansible
2 83 (15.15%) Kubernetes
3 68 (12.41%) Terraform
4 37 (6.75%) Puppet
5 19 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (2.92%) Nagios
7 8 (1.46%) Red Hat Satellite
8 6 (1.09%) Check_MK
9 5 (0.91%) Rancher
10 4 (0.73%) Computer Incident Response Team
10 4 (0.73%) Oracle ZFS
10 4 (0.73%) Packer
10 4 (0.73%) Rundeck
10 4 (0.73%) Salt
11 3 (0.55%) Cloudify
11 3 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.55%) logstash
11 3 (0.55%) OSSEC
11 3 (0.55%) Proxmox
12 2 (0.36%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 56 (10.22%) Red Hat
2 38 (6.93%) VMware
3 32 (5.84%) Microsoft
4 29 (5.29%) Oracle
5 19 (3.47%) SAP
6 16 (2.92%) Splunk
7 12 (2.19%) Google
8 11 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (1.82%) Atlassian
9 10 (1.82%) Tableau
9 10 (1.82%) Teradata
10 9 (1.64%) Informatica
10 9 (1.64%) New Relic
11 8 (1.46%) AppDynamics
12 5 (0.91%) TOWER Software
13 4 (0.73%) NetApp
14 3 (0.55%) Adobe
14 3 (0.55%) Cisco
14 3 (0.55%) Marketo
15 2 (0.36%) HP