Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > South West
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 42 49
Rank change year-on-year +14 +7 +24
Permanent jobs citing Python 946 651 649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 8.90% 6.41% 5.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.89% 10.77% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 794 586 565
South West median annual salary £47,500 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.15% -8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,375 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 6,352 6,045 6,323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 59.74% 59.55% 56.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5,356 5,110 5,427
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +27 417 £50,000 +5.26% 85
Gloucestershire +3 200 £46,000 +13.58% 43
Wiltshire +43 124 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Dorset +5 76 £50,000 +42.86% 30
Somerset +9 62 £50,000 +25.00% 16
Devon +18 44 £40,000 +31.04% 13
Cornwall -36 11 £24,750 -55.00% 9
Python
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 441 (46.62%) Java
2 407 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
3 362 (38.27%) Linux
4 288 (30.44%) Software Engineering
5 275 (29.07%) C++
6 271 (28.65%) SQL
7 238 (25.16%) C#
8 221 (23.36%) JavaScript
9 209 (22.09%) DevOps
10 204 (21.56%) C
11 188 (19.87%) Ruby
12 186 (19.66%) Git (software)
13 175 (18.50%) Degree
14 173 (18.29%) Windows
15 169 (17.86%) Scrum
16 167 (17.65%) Security Cleared
17 155 (16.38%) JIRA
18 154 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
18 154 (16.28%) Docker
19 147 (15.54%) Bash Shell
20 139 (14.69%) .NET
21 133 (14.06%) Unix
22 128 (13.53%) Perl
22 128 (13.53%) TDD
23 125 (13.21%) Big Data
24 124 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
25 123 (13.00%) Jenkins
26 119 (12.58%) Open Source
27 118 (12.47%) CSS
28 116 (12.26%) Test Automation

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 69 (7.29%) Apache Spark
2 60 (6.34%) Confluence
2 60 (6.34%) Elasticsearch
3 53 (5.60%) Apache
4 36 (3.81%) Apache Pig
5 34 (3.59%) nginx
6 20 (2.11%) SAS
7 16 (1.69%) OpenStack
8 15 (1.59%) Tomcat
9 14 (1.48%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.95%) JBoss
11 8 (0.85%) IIS
12 6 (0.63%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.53%) DNN
13 5 (0.53%) Drupal
14 3 (0.32%) SharePoint
15 2 (0.21%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.21%) ColdFusion
16 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
16 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.06%) Chatbot
3 4 (0.42%) SPSS
4 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.11%) Houdini
5 1 (0.11%) Maya
Business Applications
1 4 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 154 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (4.44%) Amazon Kinesis
4 36 (3.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 33 (3.49%) Amazon EMR
5 33 (3.49%) GitHub
6 27 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
7 19 (2.01%) Amazon S3
8 14 (1.48%) OpenShift
9 13 (1.37%) PaaS
10 12 (1.27%) SaaS
11 11 (1.16%) Office 365
11 11 (1.16%) Serverless
12 10 (1.06%) AWS OpsWorks
13 9 (0.95%) Slack
14 6 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (0.63%) G Suite
14 6 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (5.92%) Internet
2 39 (4.12%) TCP/IP
3 38 (4.02%) HTTP
4 37 (3.91%) LAN
5 33 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
6 32 (3.38%) WAN
7 31 (3.28%) Firewall
8 29 (3.07%) Wireshark
9 27 (2.85%) Network Security
9 27 (2.85%) SMS
10 26 (2.75%) SSL
11 24 (2.54%) BGP
11 24 (2.54%) Cisco IOS
11 24 (2.54%) Cisco Nexus
11 24 (2.54%) EIGRP
11 24 (2.54%) NX-OS
12 22 (2.33%) DNS
12 22 (2.33%) MQTT
12 22 (2.33%) ZigBee
13 21 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (13.21%) Big Data
2 105 (11.10%) MySQL
3 88 (9.30%) NoSQL
4 77 (8.14%) Hadoop
5 68 (7.19%) SQL Server
6 50 (5.29%) Relational Database
7 47 (4.97%) Amazon Redshift
8 41 (4.33%) MongoDB
9 40 (4.23%) Apache Hive
9 40 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
10 37 (3.91%) Power BI
11 31 (3.28%) Amazon Athena
12 29 (3.07%) BigQuery
12 29 (3.07%) Redis
13 28 (2.96%) RDBMS
14 24 (2.54%) Impala
14 24 (2.54%) Spotfire
15 23 (2.43%) Presto
16 21 (2.22%) Oracle Database
17 17 (1.80%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 186 (19.66%) Git (software)
2 155 (16.38%) JIRA
3 123 (13.00%) Jenkins
4 53 (5.60%) Selenium
5 50 (5.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 34 (3.59%) TeamCity
7 32 (3.38%) Cucumber
8 30 (3.17%) Visual Studio
9 29 (3.07%) JUnit
10 25 (2.64%) Maven
10 25 (2.64%) PHPUnit
11 24 (2.54%) Bitbucket
11 24 (2.54%) JMeter
11 24 (2.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 21 (2.22%) Eclipse
13 20 (2.11%) Subversion
14 19 (2.01%) Ant
15 18 (1.90%) Robot Framework
16 16 (1.69%) SoapUI
17 14 (1.48%) EasyMock
General
1 115 (12.16%) Finance
2 68 (7.19%) Electronics
3 53 (5.60%) Telecoms
4 44 (4.65%) Manufacturing
5 41 (4.33%) Retail
6 31 (3.28%) Marketing
7 25 (2.64%) Games
8 20 (2.11%) Mandarin Language
9 16 (1.69%) Aerospace
10 14 (1.48%) Banking
11 13 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
12 11 (1.16%) Cantonese Language
13 5 (0.53%) Law
13 5 (0.53%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.42%) Legal
15 3 (0.32%) Advertising
16 1 (0.11%) Automotive
16 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 250 (26.43%) Developer
2 184 (19.45%) Software Engineer
3 87 (9.20%) Software Developer
4 74 (7.82%) DevOps Engineer
5 67 (7.08%) Java Developer
6 60 (6.34%) Analyst
7 56 (5.92%) Senior Software Engineer
8 55 (5.81%) Test Engineer
9 53 (5.60%) Systems Engineer
10 50 (5.29%) Java Engineer
11 48 (5.07%) AWS Engineer
12 45 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
13 42 (4.44%) Data Scientist
14 41 (4.33%) Embedded Engineer
15 37 (3.91%) Data Engineer
15 37 (3.91%) Graduate
15 37 (3.91%) Java Software Engineer
15 37 (3.91%) PHP Developer
16 35 (3.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 34 (3.59%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (14.69%) .NET
2 118 (12.47%) CSS
3 100 (10.57%) HTML
4 92 (9.73%) AngularJS
5 71 (7.51%) jQuery
6 65 (6.87%) REST
7 61 (6.45%) Node.js
8 51 (5.39%) HTML5
9 49 (5.18%) Django
10 47 (4.97%) XML
11 45 (4.76%) Spring
12 42 (4.44%) React
13 38 (4.02%) Kafka
14 34 (3.59%) Laravel
15 32 (3.38%) CSS3
16 30 (3.17%) Web Services
17 28 (2.96%) RESTful
18 27 (2.85%) .NET Framework
18 27 (2.85%) MLlib
18 27 (2.85%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 107 (11.31%) Computer Science
2 80 (8.46%) Algorithms
3 77 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (5.71%) User Experience
5 40 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
6 33 (3.49%) Mobile App
7 28 (2.96%) Clustering
8 27 (2.85%) Management Information System
9 24 (2.54%) Embedded Systems
10 22 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
11 21 (2.22%) Fintech
12 18 (1.90%) Device Driver
12 18 (1.90%) Internet of Things
13 16 (1.69%) CUDA
13 16 (1.69%) Wiki
14 15 (1.59%) ASIC
15 14 (1.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 14 (1.48%) SystemC
15 14 (1.48%) Verilog
16 12 (1.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 362 (38.27%) Linux
2 173 (18.29%) Windows
3 133 (14.06%) Unix
4 49 (5.18%) CentOS
5 45 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (4.44%) Android
7 32 (3.38%) Apple iOS
8 27 (2.85%) Windows Server
9 17 (1.80%) FreeRTOS
9 17 (1.80%) ThreadX
9 17 (1.80%) Ubuntu
10 16 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
10 16 (1.69%) Mac OS X
11 14 (1.48%) Debian
12 12 (1.27%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.74%) Solaris
14 5 (0.53%) Robot Operating System
14 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.42%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
2 288 (30.44%) Software Engineering
3 209 (22.09%) DevOps
4 169 (17.86%) Scrum
5 128 (13.53%) TDD
6 124 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
7 119 (12.58%) Open Source
8 116 (12.26%) Test Automation
9 113 (11.95%) OO
10 102 (10.78%) Analytics
10 102 (10.78%) Artificial Intelligence
11 101 (10.68%) Machine Learning
12 91 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
13 88 (9.30%) Data Science
14 85 (8.99%) BDD
15 81 (8.56%) Business Intelligence
16 78 (8.25%) Cybersecurity
17 73 (7.72%) Visualisation
18 69 (7.29%) Microservices
19 68 (7.19%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 441 (46.62%) Java
2 275 (29.07%) C++
3 271 (28.65%) SQL
4 238 (25.16%) C#
5 221 (23.36%) JavaScript
6 204 (21.56%) C
7 188 (19.87%) Ruby
8 147 (15.54%) Bash Shell
9 128 (13.53%) Perl
10 95 (10.04%) PHP
11 80 (8.46%) PowerShell
12 76 (8.03%) R
13 73 (7.72%) Scala
14 47 (4.97%) Shell Script
15 40 (4.23%) Objective-C
16 27 (2.85%) Go
17 19 (2.01%) Erlang
18 18 (1.90%) Groovy
18 18 (1.90%) MATLAB
19 15 (1.59%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 175 (18.50%) Degree
2 167 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 101 (10.68%) SC Cleared
4 93 (9.83%) DV Cleared
5 59 (6.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 51 (5.39%) PhD
7 41 (4.33%) Cisco Certification
8 34 (3.59%) CCNP
9 16 (1.69%) ISTQB
9 16 (1.69%) Numerate Degree
10 14 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 13 (1.37%) CCNA
12 10 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (0.85%) MCSE
14 7 (0.74%) CISSP
15 6 (0.63%) CompTIA Security+
15 6 (0.63%) Linux+ Certification
15 6 (0.63%) Network+ Certification
15 6 (0.63%) SANS
15 6 (0.63%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.59%) QA
2 24 (2.54%) SLA
3 7 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.42%) GCP
6 2 (0.21%) GDPR
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.11%) MISRA
System Software
1 154 (16.28%) Docker
2 45 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (3.17%) Firmware
4 12 (1.27%) Active Directory
4 12 (1.27%) vSphere
5 11 (1.16%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.74%) Ceph
6 7 (0.74%) Dovecot
6 7 (0.74%) Postfix
6 7 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.63%) KVM
7 6 (0.63%) VMware Server
8 4 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.32%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.21%) HDFS
10 2 (0.21%) LXC
10 2 (0.21%) Snort
10 2 (0.21%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 111 (11.73%) Puppet
2 57 (6.03%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (5.60%) Ansible
4 44 (4.65%) Kubernetes
5 32 (3.38%) Nagios
6 24 (2.54%) Cisco LMS
6 24 (2.54%) Opsview
7 19 (2.01%) Terraform
8 15 (1.59%) HP ALM
9 10 (1.06%) Galera Cluster
10 9 (0.95%) CA Service Virtualization
10 9 (0.95%) Salt
11 6 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (0.63%) Nessus
12 5 (0.53%) SCCM
13 4 (0.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 4 (0.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 4 (0.42%) Red Hat Satellite
13 4 (0.42%) SCOrch
14 3 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 85 (8.99%) Microsoft
2 64 (6.77%) Oracle
3 61 (6.45%) VMware
4 57 (6.03%) Atlassian
5 55 (5.81%) Google
6 49 (5.18%) Red Hat
7 43 (4.55%) Tableau
8 39 (4.12%) Cisco
9 30 (3.17%) SAP
10 24 (2.54%) CA
11 16 (1.69%) HP
11 16 (1.69%) NVIDIA
12 12 (1.27%) Cadence
12 12 (1.27%) Synopsys
13 11 (1.16%) EMC
13 11 (1.16%) McAfee
14 9 (0.95%) CA Agile Central
15 8 (0.85%) Capita
15 8 (0.85%) Cloudera
15 8 (0.85%) Juniper