Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > South West
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 18 30
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12 +3
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,174 1,054 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.92% 10.35% 7.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.49% 17.41% 12.63%
Number of salaries quoted 852 867 676
South West median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -
10th Percentile £33,007 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,787 £65,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 5,731 6,055 6,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 58.19% 59.46% 60.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4,646 5,050 5,309
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £29,206 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,225 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.53% +4.45% +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 13 November 2019.

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 13 November 2019. 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 +6 459 £50,000 - 72
Bristol -3 249 £50,000 - 78
Wiltshire +7 197 £57,500 +27.78% 24
Somerset +8 123 £46,000 -8.00% 38
Devon +5 85 £47,500 +18.75% 20
Dorset -31 51 £40,000 -20.00% 7
Cornwall +21 7 £52,500 +45.83% 4
Python
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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.

1 466 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
2 424 (36.12%) Java
3 422 (35.95%) Linux
4 400 (34.07%) C++
5 360 (30.66%) Software Engineering
6 300 (25.55%) DevOps
7 274 (23.34%) SQL
8 262 (22.32%) JavaScript
9 253 (21.55%) AWS
10 251 (21.38%) Security Cleared
11 246 (20.95%) C#
12 239 (20.36%) C
13 193 (16.44%) Docker
14 188 (16.01%) Finance
15 187 (15.93%) Bash Shell
16 185 (15.76%) Azure
17 180 (15.33%) Git (software)
18 177 (15.08%) Big Data
19 167 (14.22%) Degree
20 166 (14.14%) DV Cleared
21 164 (13.97%) Machine Learning
22 163 (13.88%) Windows
23 161 (13.71%) Analytics
24 153 (13.03%) Data Science
25 151 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
26 147 (12.52%) JIRA
27 143 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
28 137 (11.67%) Artificial Intelligence
29 133 (11.33%) Jenkins
29 133 (11.33%) R

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 90 (7.67%) Apache Spark
2 67 (5.71%) Confluence
3 59 (5.03%) Apache
4 47 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
5 35 (2.98%) JBoss
6 26 (2.21%) SharePoint
7 24 (2.04%) Tornado
8 14 (1.19%) OpenStack
9 11 (0.94%) SAS
10 10 (0.85%) Jupyter
11 8 (0.68%) WordPress
12 7 (0.60%) Kinematics
12 7 (0.60%) nginx
13 6 (0.51%) ArcGIS
14 5 (0.43%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.34%) Tomcat
16 3 (0.26%) IIS
16 3 (0.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 3 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 2 (0.17%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 16 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.60%) Simulink
4 4 (0.34%) Adobe XD
4 4 (0.34%) InVision
4 4 (0.34%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.34%) SPSS
4 4 (0.34%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 18 (1.53%) Teamcenter
2 4 (0.34%) Magento
3 3 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 253 (21.55%) AWS
2 185 (15.76%) Azure
3 106 (9.03%) GCP
4 54 (4.60%) Serverless
5 38 (3.24%) AWS Lambda
6 37 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
7 31 (2.64%) Power Platform
8 29 (2.47%) Office 365
9 27 (2.30%) AWS CloudFormation
10 26 (2.21%) Amazon S3
11 24 (2.04%) Azure Stack
11 24 (2.04%) OneDrive
12 16 (1.36%) GitHub
13 15 (1.28%) Amazon EMR
13 15 (1.28%) OpenShift
14 14 (1.19%) Amazon ELB
14 14 (1.19%) SaaS
15 13 (1.11%) Amazon ECS
16 12 (1.02%) IaaS
16 12 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 65 (5.54%) TCP/IP
2 49 (4.17%) Internet
3 48 (4.09%) DNS
4 31 (2.64%) Firewall
5 26 (2.21%) DHCP
6 24 (2.04%) NetScaler
6 24 (2.04%) Skype
7 23 (1.96%) Software-Defined Radio
8 22 (1.87%) HTTP
9 21 (1.79%) VPN
10 19 (1.62%) WAN
11 18 (1.53%) Network Security
12 14 (1.19%) Ethernet
13 13 (1.11%) SSH
13 13 (1.11%) Wireless
14 12 (1.02%) DMZ
15 11 (0.94%) VLAN
16 9 (0.77%) FTP
16 9 (0.77%) IPv4
16 9 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (15.08%) Big Data
2 114 (9.71%) Hadoop
3 96 (8.18%) MongoDB
4 82 (6.98%) MySQL
5 72 (6.13%) SQL Server
6 67 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
7 64 (5.45%) NoSQL
8 55 (4.68%) Apache Hive
9 44 (3.75%) Data Lake
10 43 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
11 37 (3.15%) Amazon Redshift
12 36 (3.07%) BigQuery
13 31 (2.64%) Power BI
14 25 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
14 25 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 24 (2.04%) Geospatial Data
16 23 (1.96%) Impala
17 21 (1.79%) Looker
18 18 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
18 18 (1.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 180 (15.33%) Git (software)
2 147 (12.52%) JIRA
3 133 (11.33%) Jenkins
4 61 (5.20%) Cucumber
5 56 (4.77%) Bitbucket
6 54 (4.60%) Selenium
7 51 (4.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 43 (3.66%) Bitbucket Server
9 40 (3.41%) Visual Studio
10 33 (2.81%) Eclipse
11 31 (2.64%) Subversion
12 27 (2.30%) git-flow
12 27 (2.30%) TestRail
13 26 (2.21%) JUnit
14 23 (1.96%) GitLab
15 20 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
16 19 (1.62%) Zephyr
17 16 (1.36%) EasyMock
18 13 (1.11%) Eclipse RCP
18 13 (1.11%) Maven
General
1 188 (16.01%) Finance
2 107 (9.11%) Electronics
3 98 (8.35%) Public Sector
4 91 (7.75%) Marketing
5 89 (7.58%) Manufacturing
6 80 (6.81%) Telecoms
7 72 (6.13%) Retail
8 44 (3.75%) Banking
9 42 (3.58%) Aerospace
10 30 (2.56%) Military
11 21 (1.79%) Automotive
12 16 (1.36%) Games
13 13 (1.11%) Legal
14 6 (0.51%) Advertising
15 5 (0.43%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.17%) Law
16 2 (0.17%) Publishing
17 1 (0.085%) Avionics
17 1 (0.085%) Private Banking
17 1 (0.085%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 245 (20.87%) Developer
2 225 (19.17%) Software Engineer
3 97 (8.26%) Software Developer
4 94 (8.01%) Data Engineer
5 92 (7.84%) DevOps Engineer
6 62 (5.28%) Data Scientist
7 57 (4.86%) Systems Engineer
8 55 (4.68%) Analyst
9 54 (4.60%) Cloud Engineer
10 47 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 47 (4.00%) Test Engineer
11 42 (3.58%) Consultant
11 42 (3.58%) Senior Developer
11 42 (3.58%) Senior DevOps
12 37 (3.15%) Full Stack Developer
13 35 (2.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 34 (2.90%) Platform Engineer
15 33 (2.81%) Administrator
15 33 (2.81%) Java Engineer
16 32 (2.73%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (10.39%) Node.js
2 84 (7.16%) AngularJS
3 66 (5.62%) Django
4 65 (5.54%) HTML
5 59 (5.03%) React
6 58 (4.94%) .NET
7 56 (4.77%) Kafka
8 55 (4.68%) Web Services
9 54 (4.60%) CSS
10 45 (3.83%) Spring
10 45 (3.83%) XML
11 40 (3.41%) Java EE
12 38 (3.24%) JSON
13 32 (2.73%) Elastic Stack
14 31 (2.64%) EJB
15 29 (2.47%) JSP
15 29 (2.47%) REST
16 24 (2.04%) HTML5
17 22 (1.87%) OAuth
18 21 (1.79%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 127 (10.82%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (6.39%) Algorithms
3 58 (4.94%) Cyberthreat
4 51 (4.34%) Embedded Systems
5 41 (3.49%) Robotics
6 31 (2.64%) Linux Command Line
6 31 (2.64%) Management Information System
7 29 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
7 29 (2.47%) Public Cloud
8 25 (2.13%) Verilog
9 24 (2.04%) Clustering
9 24 (2.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 24 (2.04%) VHDL
10 22 (1.87%) User Experience
11 20 (1.70%) Analytical Mindset
11 20 (1.70%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 20 (1.70%) Wiki
12 16 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
13 14 (1.19%) Internet of Things
13 14 (1.19%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 422 (35.95%) Linux
2 163 (13.88%) Windows
3 100 (8.52%) Unix
4 89 (7.58%) CentOS
5 50 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 50 (4.26%) Ubuntu
6 38 (3.24%) Windows Server
7 37 (3.15%) Debian
8 30 (2.56%) Mac OS
9 25 (2.13%) Windows 10
10 18 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (1.19%) Windows 7
12 12 (1.02%) Solaris
13 11 (0.94%) Android
13 11 (0.94%) Apple iOS
14 10 (0.85%) Fedora
15 8 (0.68%) FreeRTOS
16 5 (0.43%) ThreadX
17 3 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
17 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
2 360 (30.66%) Software Engineering
3 300 (25.55%) DevOps
4 164 (13.97%) Machine Learning
5 161 (13.71%) Analytics
6 153 (13.03%) Data Science
7 151 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
8 143 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
9 137 (11.67%) Artificial Intelligence
10 130 (11.07%) Test Automation
11 129 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
12 126 (10.73%) Scrum
13 123 (10.48%) Open Source
14 96 (8.18%) Mathematics
14 96 (8.18%) Visualisation
15 87 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
16 81 (6.90%) Computer Science
16 81 (6.90%) Configuration Management
17 78 (6.64%) ETL
18 73 (6.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 424 (36.12%) Java
2 400 (34.07%) C++
3 274 (23.34%) SQL
4 262 (22.32%) JavaScript
5 246 (20.95%) C#
6 239 (20.36%) C
7 187 (15.93%) Bash Shell
8 133 (11.33%) R
9 129 (10.99%) PowerShell
10 107 (9.11%) Ruby
11 104 (8.86%) PHP
12 94 (8.01%) Perl
13 73 (6.22%) Scala
14 65 (5.54%) Go
15 61 (5.20%) Shell Script
16 51 (4.34%) MATLAB
17 33 (2.81%) Embedded C
18 14 (1.19%) VBScript
19 12 (1.02%) Clojure
19 12 (1.02%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 251 (21.38%) Security Cleared
2 167 (14.22%) Degree
3 166 (14.14%) DV Cleared
4 107 (9.11%) SC Cleared
5 36 (3.07%) RHCE
6 34 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
7 25 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (1.87%) CCNA
9 15 (1.28%) CCA
9 15 (1.28%) MCP
10 11 (0.94%) ISTQB
11 10 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (0.85%) HNC
12 7 (0.60%) CISSP
12 7 (0.60%) PhD
13 6 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
14 5 (0.43%) CEH
14 5 (0.43%) Master's Degree
14 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (0.34%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.47%) QA
2 24 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 17 (1.45%) IEC 61131
4 16 (1.36%) HMG Infosec
4 16 (1.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 16 (1.36%) JSP 440
5 5 (0.43%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.26%) Def Stans
6 3 (0.26%) IEC 61508
6 3 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.26%) SLA
7 1 (0.085%) EMIR
7 1 (0.085%) GDPR
7 1 (0.085%) MiFID
7 1 (0.085%) MISRA
7 1 (0.085%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.085%) NIST
7 1 (0.085%) PMO
System Software
1 193 (16.44%) Docker
2 66 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (4.09%) Active Directory
4 36 (3.07%) Hyper-V
5 26 (2.21%) Firmware
6 24 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 24 (2.04%) XenApp
7 22 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (1.70%) Apache Flume
9 19 (1.62%) XenDesktop
10 15 (1.28%) Xen
11 14 (1.19%) KVM
12 11 (0.94%) VirtualBox
13 10 (0.85%) Samba
13 10 (0.85%) VMware NSX
14 9 (0.77%) vSphere
15 7 (0.60%) Btrfs
15 7 (0.60%) DRBD
16 6 (0.51%) Ceph
16 6 (0.51%) NFS
Systems Management
1 128 (10.90%) Kubernetes
2 127 (10.82%) Ansible
3 96 (8.18%) Puppet
4 68 (5.79%) Opscode Chef
5 53 (4.51%) Terraform
6 35 (2.98%) Nagios
7 29 (2.47%) Grafana
8 25 (2.13%) SCCM
9 24 (2.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 24 (2.04%) SCOM
9 24 (2.04%) SCOrch
9 24 (2.04%) ZABBIX
10 22 (1.87%) Docker Swarm
11 21 (1.79%) Prometheus
12 19 (1.62%) Oozie
13 15 (1.28%) vCenter Server
14 12 (1.02%) Red Hat Satellite
14 12 (1.02%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 12 (1.02%) WSUS
14 12 (1.02%) yum
Vendors
1 103 (8.77%) Red Hat
2 79 (6.73%) Microsoft
3 78 (6.64%) Google
4 75 (6.39%) Atlassian
5 73 (6.22%) Splunk
5 73 (6.22%) VMware
6 71 (6.05%) SAP
7 55 (4.68%) Oracle
8 54 (4.60%) Tableau
9 45 (3.83%) Informatica
10 43 (3.66%) Cisco
11 32 (2.73%) Teradata
12 26 (2.21%) Talend
13 19 (1.62%) Citrix
14 16 (1.36%) Ab Initio
14 16 (1.36%) Dell
15 13 (1.11%) EMC
15 13 (1.11%) Veeam
16 12 (1.02%) HP
17 11 (0.94%) Cloudera