Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > South West
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 33 33
Rank change year-on-year +13 0 +15
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,092 752 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 10.59% 7.37% 7.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.43% 12.27% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 878 643 681
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,266 6,127 6,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.78% 60.06% 56.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5,250 5,218 5,174
South West median annual salary £44,250 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.26% +1.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
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 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 16 October 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 16 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
Bristol +15 378 £47,500 -8.65% 72
Gloucestershire +30 295 £50,000 +17.65% 36
Wiltshire +3 150 £45,000 +9.09% 20
Dorset +27 106 £50,000 +53.85% 28
Somerset +33 87 £50,000 +5.26% 20
Devon +11 59 £41,250 +12.15% 16
Cornwall -33 8 £36,000 -34.55% 2
Avon - 2 £50,000 -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 West region with a requirement for Python.

1 528 (48.35%) Java
2 426 (39.01%) Linux
3 419 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
4 330 (30.22%) C++
5 323 (29.58%) Software Engineering
6 293 (26.83%) JavaScript
7 260 (23.81%) SQL
8 256 (23.44%) C#
9 246 (22.53%) C
10 233 (21.34%) Security Cleared
11 231 (21.15%) DevOps
12 228 (20.88%) Windows
12 228 (20.88%) Degree
13 209 (19.14%) Amazon AWS
14 189 (17.31%) Scrum
15 180 (16.48%) Docker
16 175 (16.03%) Jenkins
17 164 (15.02%) Git (software)
18 162 (14.84%) Continuous Integration
19 160 (14.65%) Finance
20 159 (14.56%) Bash Shell
21 151 (13.83%) DV Cleared
22 146 (13.37%) Ruby
23 143 (13.10%) Open Source
24 142 (13.00%) HTML
25 141 (12.91%) Computer Science
25 141 (12.91%) Test Automation
26 138 (12.64%) OO
27 137 (12.55%) CSS
28 136 (12.45%) Machine Learning

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 76 (6.96%) Apache
2 68 (6.23%) Apache Spark
3 59 (5.40%) Confluence
4 49 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
5 30 (2.75%) SAS
6 24 (2.20%) Apache Pig
7 18 (1.65%) nginx
8 13 (1.19%) Tomcat
8 13 (1.19%) WebLogic
9 11 (1.01%) OpenStack
10 8 (0.73%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.46%) ArcGIS
11 5 (0.46%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.46%) JBoss
12 4 (0.37%) Drupal
12 4 (0.37%) IIS
13 3 (0.27%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.18%) CloudStack
14 2 (0.18%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.092%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 14 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.92%) Chatbot
3 4 (0.37%) SPSS
4 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.092%) InVision
5 1 (0.092%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.092%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.092%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 209 (19.14%) Amazon AWS
2 132 (12.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (3.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 25 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (2.20%) GitHub
5 24 (2.20%) SaaS
6 18 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (1.47%) Amazon S3
8 13 (1.19%) Amazon Kinesis
9 9 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (0.73%) PaaS
11 6 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
11 6 (0.55%) AWS OpsWorks
11 6 (0.55%) Office 365
11 6 (0.55%) Serverless
12 5 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.46%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.27%) Google Container Engine
14 2 (0.18%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 65 (5.95%) Internet
2 58 (5.31%) TCP/IP
3 55 (5.04%) LAN
4 52 (4.76%) WAN
5 51 (4.67%) Wireshark
6 43 (3.94%) HTTP
7 42 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
8 40 (3.66%) BGP
9 39 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
9 39 (3.57%) EIGRP
9 39 (3.57%) NX-OS
10 37 (3.39%) SSL
11 35 (3.21%) Firewall
12 31 (2.84%) Network Security
13 24 (2.20%) DNS
14 20 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
15 17 (1.56%) SNMP
15 17 (1.56%) SSH
16 14 (1.28%) DHCP
16 14 (1.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (11.72%) MySQL
2 126 (11.54%) Big Data
3 111 (10.16%) SQL Server
4 93 (8.52%) Hadoop
5 63 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
6 62 (5.68%) MongoDB
7 53 (4.85%) Apache Hive
8 50 (4.58%) NoSQL
9 38 (3.48%) Relational Database
10 36 (3.30%) Apache Cassandra
11 32 (2.93%) Power BI
12 31 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
13 26 (2.38%) RDBMS
14 21 (1.92%) Oracle Database
15 20 (1.83%) Neo4j
16 19 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
17 17 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
17 17 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 15 (1.37%) Data Mining
19 12 (1.10%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 175 (16.03%) Jenkins
2 164 (15.02%) Git (software)
3 134 (12.27%) JIRA
4 64 (5.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 60 (5.49%) Bitbucket
6 57 (5.22%) Selenium
7 44 (4.03%) JUnit
8 42 (3.85%) EasyMock
9 39 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 31 (2.84%) Cucumber
11 30 (2.75%) PHPUnit
11 30 (2.75%) TeamCity
12 27 (2.47%) Eclipse
13 26 (2.38%) Subversion
14 19 (1.74%) Maven
14 19 (1.74%) Visual Studio
15 18 (1.65%) git-flow
15 18 (1.65%) Robot Framework
16 16 (1.47%) CodeSonar
17 13 (1.19%) SpecFlow
General
1 160 (14.65%) Finance
2 105 (9.62%) Telecoms
3 81 (7.42%) Manufacturing
4 79 (7.23%) Electronics
5 71 (6.50%) Marketing
6 45 (4.12%) Retail
7 40 (3.66%) Games
8 26 (2.38%) Law
9 15 (1.37%) Aerospace
10 14 (1.28%) Banking
11 13 (1.19%) Mandarin Language
12 6 (0.55%) Cantonese Language
13 3 (0.27%) Military
14 2 (0.18%) Advertising
14 2 (0.18%) Automotive
15 1 (0.092%) Avionics
15 1 (0.092%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.092%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 309 (28.30%) Developer
2 221 (20.24%) Software Engineer
3 128 (11.72%) Software Developer
4 101 (9.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 80 (7.33%) Java Engineer
6 71 (6.50%) Java Software Engineer
7 69 (6.32%) Java Developer
8 61 (5.59%) Analyst
9 59 (5.40%) Data Scientist
10 57 (5.22%) Test Engineer
11 50 (4.58%) Senior Software Engineer
12 45 (4.12%) Junior
13 42 (3.85%) Graduate
13 42 (3.85%) Network Engineer
14 40 (3.66%) PHP Developer
15 39 (3.57%) Junior Developer
16 38 (3.48%) Python Developer
16 38 (3.48%) Senior Developer
17 37 (3.39%) Security Engineer
18 36 (3.30%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (13.00%) HTML
2 137 (12.55%) CSS
3 118 (10.81%) .NET
4 112 (10.26%) AngularJS
5 101 (9.25%) Node.js
6 87 (7.97%) Spring
7 79 (7.23%) REST
8 72 (6.59%) Django
9 67 (6.14%) XML
10 65 (5.95%) jQuery
11 63 (5.77%) Java EE
12 56 (5.13%) React
13 51 (4.67%) HTML5
14 49 (4.49%) EJB
15 48 (4.40%) ASP.NET
16 39 (3.57%) Laravel
17 36 (3.30%) J2EE
18 35 (3.21%) CSS3
19 33 (3.02%) JSF
20 29 (2.66%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 141 (12.91%) Computer Science
2 96 (8.79%) Algorithms
3 81 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (3.94%) Greenfield Project
5 36 (3.30%) User Experience
5 36 (3.30%) Wiki
6 26 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 24 (2.20%) Embedded Systems
8 20 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
9 18 (1.65%) Mobile App
10 17 (1.56%) Data Structures
11 15 (1.37%) Cybercrime
12 14 (1.28%) Public Cloud
13 12 (1.10%) iPhone
13 12 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
14 11 (1.01%) ASIC
14 11 (1.01%) Cyber Defence
15 10 (0.92%) Driving Licence
15 10 (0.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 426 (39.01%) Linux
2 228 (20.88%) Windows
3 114 (10.44%) Unix
4 80 (7.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 64 (5.86%) CentOS
6 59 (5.40%) Android
7 44 (4.03%) Apple iOS
8 31 (2.84%) Ubuntu
9 30 (2.75%) Windows Server
10 26 (2.38%) Mac OS X
11 23 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (1.10%) Windows Phone
12 12 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (1.01%) Debian
14 10 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (0.82%) Solaris
16 8 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
16 8 (0.73%) Windows 10
16 8 (0.73%) Windows 7
17 7 (0.64%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
2 323 (29.58%) Software Engineering
3 231 (21.15%) DevOps
4 189 (17.31%) Scrum
5 162 (14.84%) Continuous Integration
6 143 (13.10%) Open Source
7 141 (12.91%) Test Automation
8 138 (12.64%) OO
9 136 (12.45%) Machine Learning
10 133 (12.18%) Data Science
11 131 (12.00%) Analytics
12 129 (11.81%) TDD
13 114 (10.44%) Problem-Solving
14 112 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
14 112 (10.26%) Cybersecurity
15 88 (8.06%) Unit Testing
16 82 (7.51%) SDLC
17 76 (6.96%) Artificial Intelligence
17 76 (6.96%) Mathematics
18 75 (6.87%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 528 (48.35%) Java
2 330 (30.22%) C++
3 293 (26.83%) JavaScript
4 260 (23.81%) SQL
5 256 (23.44%) C#
6 246 (22.53%) C
7 159 (14.56%) Bash Shell
8 146 (13.37%) Ruby
9 126 (11.54%) PHP
10 107 (9.80%) Perl
10 107 (9.80%) PowerShell
11 91 (8.33%) R
12 53 (4.85%) Objective-C
13 41 (3.75%) Go
14 40 (3.66%) Shell Script
15 35 (3.21%) Scala
16 30 (2.75%) TypeScript
17 14 (1.28%) T-SQL
18 13 (1.19%) Assembly Language
19 12 (1.10%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 233 (21.34%) Security Cleared
2 228 (20.88%) Degree
3 151 (13.83%) DV Cleared
4 112 (10.26%) SC Cleared
5 91 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 77 (7.05%) Cisco Certification
7 49 (4.49%) CCNP
8 34 (3.11%) CCNA
8 34 (3.11%) MCSE
8 34 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (2.29%) PhD
10 21 (1.92%) CISSP
10 21 (1.92%) CompTIA Security+
10 21 (1.92%) GIAC
10 21 (1.92%) Linux+ Certification
10 21 (1.92%) Network+ Certification
10 21 (1.92%) SANS
10 21 (1.92%) SSCP
11 17 (1.56%) RHCE
12 12 (1.10%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.03%) QA
2 41 (3.75%) SLA
3 8 (0.73%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.37%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.27%) GDPR
6 2 (0.18%) ISO 22301
6 2 (0.18%) PMO
7 1 (0.092%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.092%) MISRA
7 1 (0.092%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 180 (16.48%) Docker
2 97 (8.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (2.84%) Hyper-V
4 28 (2.56%) Firmware
5 27 (2.47%) vSphere
6 24 (2.20%) Active Directory
7 18 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (1.01%) KVM
9 10 (0.92%) Xen
10 9 (0.82%) VirtualBox
11 8 (0.73%) VMware Server
12 6 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (0.55%) VMware NSX
13 4 (0.37%) HDFS
13 4 (0.37%) NFS
14 3 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 2 (0.18%) FreeRADIUS
15 2 (0.18%) Samba
15 2 (0.18%) Snort
Systems Management
1 110 (10.07%) Puppet
2 83 (7.60%) Ansible
3 56 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
4 55 (5.04%) Kubernetes
5 47 (4.30%) Nagios
6 39 (3.57%) Cisco LMS
6 39 (3.57%) Opsview
7 22 (2.01%) Salt
8 16 (1.47%) Terraform
9 10 (0.92%) HP ALM
10 9 (0.82%) Docker Swarm
11 8 (0.73%) vCenter Server
12 6 (0.55%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.46%) Nessus
14 4 (0.37%) Mesos
14 4 (0.37%) OpenNMS
14 4 (0.37%) SCCM
15 3 (0.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 3 (0.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 3 (0.27%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 124 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 113 (10.35%) VMware
3 76 (6.96%) Red Hat
4 75 (6.87%) Cisco
5 70 (6.41%) Oracle
6 63 (5.77%) SAP
7 52 (4.76%) Google
8 50 (4.58%) Atlassian
9 38 (3.48%) Tableau
10 12 (1.10%) Informatica
11 11 (1.01%) EMC
11 11 (1.01%) HP
11 11 (1.01%) Splunk
12 10 (0.92%) Ab Initio
12 10 (0.92%) CA
12 10 (0.92%) Citrix
12 10 (0.92%) Netezza
12 10 (0.92%) Teradata
13 9 (0.82%) Mitel
14 7 (0.64%) Juniper