Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 19 35
Rank change year-on-year +3 +16 +6
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,004 1,003 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.61% 10.35% 7.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.84% 17.63% 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 737 868 649
South West median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% -2.06% +7.78%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £68,850 £67,787 £66,500
England median annual salary £64,500 £60,000 £57,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% +3.64%

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 5,060 5,689 5,956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 58.51% 58.72% 59.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4,138 4,667 5,046
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,500 £61,250
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 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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +6 424 £50,000 - 77
Bristol +4 227 £45,500 -13.33% 87
Wiltshire -11 117 £61,250 +36.11% 26
Somerset +16 116 £47,500 -5.00% 25
Devon -5 78 £47,500 +11.76% 30
Dorset -32 36 £40,000 - 12
Cornwall +11 1 £40,000 - 3
Python
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 382 (38.05%) Java
2 367 (36.55%) Agile Software Development
3 361 (35.96%) C++
4 348 (34.66%) Linux
5 315 (31.37%) Software Engineering
6 262 (26.10%) JavaScript
7 256 (25.50%) SQL
8 235 (23.41%) DevOps
9 228 (22.71%) C#
10 220 (21.91%) Security Cleared
11 208 (20.72%) C
12 184 (18.33%) AWS
13 177 (17.63%) Docker
14 171 (17.03%) Windows
15 170 (16.93%) Business Intelligence
16 161 (16.04%) Bash Shell
17 160 (15.94%) Azure
18 158 (15.74%) Finance
19 157 (15.64%) DV Cleared
20 151 (15.04%) Analytics
21 150 (14.94%) Git (software)
22 142 (14.14%) Machine Learning
22 142 (14.14%) Degree
23 134 (13.35%) Problem-Solving
24 126 (12.55%) Data Science
25 124 (12.35%) Artificial Intelligence
25 124 (12.35%) Node.js
25 124 (12.35%) Ansible
26 119 (11.85%) Big Data
27 117 (11.65%) Kubernetes

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 (4.78%) Apache
2 43 (4.28%) Apache Spark
2 43 (4.28%) JBoss
3 38 (3.78%) Confluence
4 37 (3.69%) Elasticsearch
5 23 (2.29%) SAS
6 18 (1.79%) OpenStack
6 18 (1.79%) Tornado
7 16 (1.59%) SharePoint
8 14 (1.39%) ArcGIS
9 13 (1.29%) IIS
10 9 (0.90%) Jupyter
11 6 (0.60%) WordPress
12 5 (0.50%) CMS
12 5 (0.50%) Drupal
13 3 (0.30%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.20%) MediaWiki
14 2 (0.20%) nginx
14 2 (0.20%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.100%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 19 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 19 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.29%) SPSS
3 3 (0.30%) Adobe XD
3 3 (0.30%) InVision
3 3 (0.30%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.30%) PlantUML
3 3 (0.30%) Zeplin
4 1 (0.100%) Simulink
4 1 (0.100%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 5 (0.50%) Teamcenter
2 4 (0.40%) Magento
3 1 (0.100%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 184 (18.33%) AWS
2 160 (15.94%) Azure
3 80 (7.97%) GCP
4 49 (4.88%) Power Platform
5 28 (2.79%) SaaS
6 25 (2.49%) Serverless
7 23 (2.29%) OpenShift
8 22 (2.19%) Office 365
9 18 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
10 17 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
11 15 (1.49%) Amazon S3
11 15 (1.49%) Azure Stack
11 15 (1.49%) OneDrive
12 14 (1.39%) IaaS
12 14 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 11 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
13 11 (1.10%) GitHub
14 8 (0.80%) Amazon EMR
14 8 (0.80%) PaaS
15 7 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 63 (6.27%) TCP/IP
2 43 (4.28%) Internet
3 33 (3.29%) DNS
3 33 (3.29%) Software-Defined Radio
4 30 (2.99%) Firewall
5 23 (2.29%) VPN
6 18 (1.79%) HTTP
7 16 (1.59%) DHCP
8 15 (1.49%) NetScaler
8 15 (1.49%) Skype
9 14 (1.39%) DMZ
9 14 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (1.10%) Network Security
10 11 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (0.90%) Ethernet
12 8 (0.80%) SMTP
12 8 (0.80%) WAN
12 8 (0.80%) Wireless
13 7 (0.70%) VLAN
14 6 (0.60%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (11.85%) Big Data
2 102 (10.16%) MongoDB
3 73 (7.27%) MySQL
4 64 (6.37%) SQL Server
5 60 (5.98%) Hadoop
6 53 (5.28%) NoSQL
7 49 (4.88%) Power BI
8 41 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
9 33 (3.29%) Relational Database
10 29 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (2.19%) BigQuery
11 22 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (2.09%) Amazon Redshift
13 19 (1.89%) RDBMS
13 19 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (1.69%) Apache Hive
14 17 (1.69%) Data Lake
15 15 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
16 14 (1.39%) Geospatial Data
17 13 (1.29%) Impala
Development Applications
1 150 (14.94%) Git (software)
2 115 (11.45%) Jenkins
3 110 (10.96%) JIRA
4 43 (4.28%) Cucumber
5 39 (3.88%) Selenium
6 35 (3.49%) Bitbucket
7 31 (3.09%) Eclipse
8 30 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 27 (2.69%) Subversion
10 24 (2.39%) Visual Studio
11 23 (2.29%) git-flow
12 22 (2.19%) Bitbucket Server
13 16 (1.59%) TestRail
14 15 (1.49%) JUnit
15 14 (1.39%) GitLab
16 13 (1.29%) REST Assured
17 11 (1.10%) Eclipse RCP
18 10 (1.00%) EasyMock
19 9 (0.90%) Zephyr
20 8 (0.80%) LabVIEW
General
1 158 (15.74%) Finance
2 104 (10.36%) Marketing
3 98 (9.76%) Electronics
4 90 (8.96%) Public Sector
5 79 (7.87%) Manufacturing
6 76 (7.57%) Telecoms
7 70 (6.97%) Retail
8 36 (3.59%) Aerospace
9 27 (2.69%) Automotive
10 21 (2.09%) Military
11 17 (1.69%) Banking
12 11 (1.10%) Legal
13 10 (1.00%) Games
14 9 (0.90%) Advertising
15 5 (0.50%) Local Government
16 4 (0.40%) Law
17 1 (0.100%) Avionics
17 1 (0.100%) Back Office
17 1 (0.100%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 218 (21.71%) Developer
2 213 (21.22%) Software Engineer
3 100 (9.96%) Software Developer
4 70 (6.97%) DevOps Engineer
5 62 (6.18%) Systems Engineer
6 55 (5.48%) Data Engineer
7 52 (5.18%) Data Scientist
8 51 (5.08%) Analyst
9 41 (4.08%) Cloud Engineer
10 39 (3.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 38 (3.78%) Test Engineer
12 37 (3.69%) Full Stack Developer
13 36 (3.59%) Senior Developer
14 34 (3.39%) Consultant
14 34 (3.39%) Python Developer
15 33 (3.29%) Senior Software Engineer
16 32 (3.19%) Python Engineer
17 27 (2.69%) Java Engineer
18 26 (2.59%) Junior
19 25 (2.49%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (12.35%) Node.js
2 92 (9.16%) AngularJS
3 76 (7.57%) HTML
4 73 (7.27%) React
5 72 (7.17%) Django
6 62 (6.18%) .NET
7 57 (5.68%) Spring
8 54 (5.38%) CSS
9 42 (4.18%) Kafka
10 37 (3.69%) EJB
11 36 (3.59%) Web Services
12 35 (3.49%) HTML5
13 31 (3.09%) Hibernate
14 30 (2.99%) Java EE
15 26 (2.59%) XML
16 24 (2.39%) CSS3
16 24 (2.39%) TensorFlow
17 22 (2.19%) REST
18 19 (1.89%) React Native
19 18 (1.79%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 93 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (7.97%) Algorithms
3 42 (4.18%) Cyberthreat
4 38 (3.78%) Embedded Systems
5 35 (3.49%) Verilog
6 34 (3.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 34 (3.39%) User Experience
7 33 (3.29%) Greenfield Project
8 32 (3.19%) VHDL
9 26 (2.59%) Linux Command Line
10 25 (2.49%) Robotics
11 24 (2.39%) Public Cloud
12 20 (1.99%) Management Information System
13 19 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
14 18 (1.79%) Clustering
15 15 (1.49%) Data Centre
16 13 (1.29%) Data Structures
16 13 (1.29%) Semantic Web
16 13 (1.29%) Wiki
17 11 (1.10%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 348 (34.66%) Linux
2 171 (17.03%) Windows
3 89 (8.86%) Unix
4 70 (6.97%) CentOS
5 47 (4.68%) Windows Server
6 34 (3.39%) Ubuntu
7 33 (3.29%) Debian
8 31 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (2.19%) Solaris
10 21 (2.09%) Mac OS
11 17 (1.69%) Windows 10
12 13 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (1.20%) Android
13 12 (1.20%) Apple iOS
14 9 (0.90%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.70%) Fedora
16 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
17 3 (0.30%) FreeRTOS
17 3 (0.30%) ThreadX
18 2 (0.20%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 367 (36.55%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (31.37%) Software Engineering
3 235 (23.41%) DevOps
4 170 (16.93%) Business Intelligence
5 151 (15.04%) Analytics
6 142 (14.14%) Machine Learning
7 134 (13.35%) Problem-Solving
8 126 (12.55%) Data Science
9 124 (12.35%) Artificial Intelligence
10 111 (11.06%) Test Automation
11 106 (10.56%) Continuous Integration
12 100 (9.96%) Scrum
13 93 (9.26%) Open Source
14 83 (8.27%) Cybersecurity
15 82 (8.17%) OO
16 73 (7.27%) Visualisation
17 71 (7.07%) Programme Management
18 70 (6.97%) Configuration Management
18 70 (6.97%) Mathematics
19 69 (6.87%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 382 (38.05%) Java
2 361 (35.96%) C++
3 262 (26.10%) JavaScript
4 256 (25.50%) SQL
5 228 (22.71%) C#
6 208 (20.72%) C
7 161 (16.04%) Bash Shell
8 109 (10.86%) PowerShell
9 102 (10.16%) Ruby
10 96 (9.56%) PHP
11 83 (8.27%) R
12 80 (7.97%) Perl
13 56 (5.58%) Go
14 53 (5.28%) Shell Script
15 44 (4.38%) Embedded C
16 33 (3.29%) MATLAB
17 29 (2.89%) Scala
18 19 (1.89%) TypeScript
19 16 (1.59%) Korn
20 15 (1.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 220 (21.91%) Security Cleared
2 157 (15.64%) DV Cleared
3 142 (14.14%) Degree
4 87 (8.67%) SC Cleared
5 39 (3.88%) RHCE
6 19 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
7 13 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (1.29%) MCP
8 12 (1.20%) CCNA
9 11 (1.10%) CCA
10 9 (0.90%) CISSP
10 9 (0.90%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.80%) Master's Degree
11 8 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.70%) HNC
12 7 (0.70%) PhD
13 5 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (0.50%) GIAC
13 5 (0.50%) MCSE
13 5 (0.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.49%) QA
2 15 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 7 (0.70%) IEC 61131
4 6 (0.60%) HMG Infosec
4 6 (0.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 6 (0.60%) JSP 440
5 5 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.40%) GDPR
6 4 (0.40%) IEC 61508
7 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.30%) Def Stans
7 3 (0.30%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.20%) MISRA
8 2 (0.20%) MISRA C
8 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.20%) SLA
9 1 (0.100%) NIST
9 1 (0.100%) PMO
System Software
1 177 (17.63%) Docker
2 49 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (3.39%) Active Directory
4 29 (2.89%) Hyper-V
5 18 (1.79%) Firmware
5 18 (1.79%) KVM
6 16 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 15 (1.49%) XenApp
8 13 (1.29%) vSphere
8 13 (1.29%) Xen
9 11 (1.10%) Ceph
9 11 (1.10%) oVirt
10 10 (1.00%) VirtualBox
11 9 (0.90%) Samba
11 9 (0.90%) XenDesktop
12 8 (0.80%) Apache Flume
13 7 (0.70%) VMware NSX
14 6 (0.60%) NFS
15 5 (0.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 124 (12.35%) Ansible
2 117 (11.65%) Kubernetes
3 76 (7.57%) Puppet
4 67 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
5 47 (4.68%) Terraform
6 21 (2.09%) Nagios
7 17 (1.69%) WSUS
8 16 (1.59%) Docker Swarm
9 15 (1.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 15 (1.49%) SCCM
9 15 (1.49%) SCOM
9 15 (1.49%) SCOrch
10 14 (1.39%) Red Hat Satellite
10 14 (1.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 14 (1.39%) yum
10 14 (1.39%) ZABBIX
11 12 (1.20%) Grafana
11 12 (1.20%) vCenter Server
12 8 (0.80%) Cloudify
12 8 (0.80%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 91 (9.06%) Red Hat
2 81 (8.07%) Microsoft
3 69 (6.87%) SAP
4 68 (6.77%) Oracle
5 63 (6.27%) Google
6 52 (5.18%) VMware
7 47 (4.68%) Atlassian
8 45 (4.48%) Tableau
9 38 (3.78%) Splunk
10 20 (1.99%) Cisco
11 17 (1.69%) Talend
12 16 (1.59%) Dell
13 13 (1.29%) EMC
14 12 (1.20%) Informatica
15 10 (1.00%) Cloudera
15 10 (1.00%) Teradata
16 9 (0.90%) Apple
16 9 (0.90%) Citrix
17 8 (0.80%) HP
17 8 (0.80%) Veeam