Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 22 38
Rank change year-on-year +2 +16 +3
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,200 1,057 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.78% 9.78% 7.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.65% 16.24% 11.58%
Number of salaries quoted 921 855 649
South West median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,000 £65,000
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 5,812 6,509 6,390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 57.03% 60.21% 61.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4,707 5,482 5,449
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 July 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 20 July 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
Bristol -2 346 £47,500 - 78
Gloucestershire +7 329 £50,000 +5.26% 51
Wiltshire +16 234 £55,000 +22.22% 22
Somerset +15 119 £38,187 -23.63% 23
Devon +9 92 £47,500 +18.75% 12
Dorset +1 67 £40,000 -23.81% 13
Cornwall +23 9 £52,500 +50.00% 3
Python
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 525 (43.75%) Linux
2 510 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
3 456 (38.00%) Java
4 363 (30.25%) C++
5 357 (29.75%) Software Engineering
6 337 (28.08%) SQL
7 328 (27.33%) JavaScript
8 293 (24.42%) Security Cleared
9 286 (23.83%) Amazon AWS
10 276 (23.00%) DevOps
11 241 (20.08%) C
12 235 (19.58%) C#
13 228 (19.00%) Git (software)
14 209 (17.42%) Windows
15 208 (17.33%) Docker
16 192 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
16 192 (16.00%) Degree
16 192 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
17 189 (15.75%) Big Data
18 182 (15.17%) Bash Shell
19 179 (14.92%) Analytics
20 166 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
21 162 (13.50%) R
22 161 (13.42%) Data Science
23 160 (13.33%) Hadoop
24 156 (13.00%) Machine Learning
25 155 (12.92%) DV Cleared
25 155 (12.92%) JIRA
26 150 (12.50%) Jenkins
27 144 (12.00%) PowerShell

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
1 106 (8.83%) Apache Spark
2 88 (7.33%) Apache
3 67 (5.58%) Confluence
4 50 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
5 38 (3.17%) SharePoint
6 29 (2.42%) JBoss
7 22 (1.83%) nginx
8 11 (0.92%) OpenStack
9 10 (0.83%) Kinematics
9 10 (0.83%) Tomcat
9 10 (0.83%) Tornado
10 8 (0.67%) SAS
10 8 (0.67%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.50%) GeoServer
12 5 (0.42%) ArcGIS
13 4 (0.33%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 4 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.25%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.83%) Simulink
3 7 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.33%) Adobe XD
4 4 (0.33%) InVision
4 4 (0.33%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.33%) Zeplin
5 3 (0.25%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.25%) NASTRAN
6 2 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.083%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.17%) Teamcenter
2 4 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.083%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.083%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 286 (23.83%) Amazon AWS
2 192 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 82 (6.83%) Google Cloud Platform
4 48 (4.00%) Serverless
5 41 (3.42%) Azure Stack
6 40 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
6 40 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
7 39 (3.25%) Office 365
8 38 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
9 37 (3.08%) OneDrive
10 30 (2.50%) Amazon S3
11 29 (2.42%) GitHub
12 26 (2.17%) Power Platform
13 16 (1.33%) Amazon EMR
14 15 (1.25%) OpenShift
15 13 (1.08%) Amazon ELB
15 13 (1.08%) SaaS
16 9 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 9 (0.75%) Amazon ECS
17 8 (0.67%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 85 (7.08%) TCP/IP
2 74 (6.17%) DNS
3 55 (4.58%) Internet
4 50 (4.17%) DHCP
5 41 (3.42%) NetScaler
6 37 (3.08%) Skype
7 27 (2.25%) Firewall
8 25 (2.08%) HTTP
9 17 (1.42%) SSH
9 17 (1.42%) WAN
10 15 (1.25%) Ethernet
11 12 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
12 11 (0.92%) Software-Defined Radio
13 10 (0.83%) Network Security
13 10 (0.83%) VPN
14 9 (0.75%) IPv4
14 9 (0.75%) IPv6
15 8 (0.67%) FTP
16 7 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (0.58%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (15.75%) Big Data
2 160 (13.33%) Hadoop
3 93 (7.75%) MySQL
3 93 (7.75%) SQL Server
4 91 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
5 85 (7.08%) MongoDB
6 66 (5.50%) Data Lake
7 62 (5.17%) Apache Hive
8 53 (4.42%) NoSQL
8 53 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
9 35 (2.92%) BigQuery
10 31 (2.58%) Amazon Redshift
11 27 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 26 (2.17%) Power BI
12 26 (2.17%) Relational Database
13 24 (2.00%) DataStage
14 23 (1.92%) Geospatial Data
15 22 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
15 22 (1.83%) Neo4j
16 19 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 228 (19.00%) Git (software)
2 155 (12.92%) JIRA
3 150 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 66 (5.50%) Bitbucket
5 62 (5.17%) Selenium
6 60 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 59 (4.92%) Cucumber
8 58 (4.83%) Visual Studio
9 42 (3.50%) Bitbucket Server
10 39 (3.25%) TestRail
11 38 (3.17%) Zephyr
12 34 (2.83%) Eclipse
13 27 (2.25%) JUnit
13 27 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
14 26 (2.17%) Subversion
15 25 (2.08%) Vagrant
16 22 (1.83%) git-flow
16 22 (1.83%) GitLab
16 22 (1.83%) JMeter
17 16 (1.33%) EasyMock
General
1 123 (10.25%) Finance
2 75 (6.25%) Marketing
3 65 (5.42%) Retail
4 64 (5.33%) Electronics
5 55 (4.58%) Banking
5 55 (4.58%) Manufacturing
6 49 (4.08%) Telecoms
7 41 (3.42%) Aerospace
7 41 (3.42%) Military
8 30 (2.50%) Legal
9 17 (1.42%) Games
10 5 (0.42%) Automotive
11 4 (0.33%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.25%) Advertising
13 2 (0.17%) Law
13 2 (0.17%) Publishing
14 1 (0.083%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.083%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.083%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 266 (22.17%) Developer
2 227 (18.92%) Software Engineer
3 96 (8.00%) Data Engineer
4 88 (7.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 83 (6.92%) Data Scientist
6 75 (6.25%) Analyst
7 72 (6.00%) Software Developer
8 69 (5.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 60 (5.00%) Python Developer
10 56 (4.67%) Python Engineer
11 53 (4.42%) Graduate
12 47 (3.92%) Cloud Engineer
12 47 (3.92%) Senior Developer
13 43 (3.58%) Linux Engineer
14 42 (3.50%) Senior Data Engineer
15 41 (3.42%) Java Engineer
16 39 (3.25%) Data Analyst
17 38 (3.17%) Graduate Developer
18 37 (3.08%) Junior
19 36 (3.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (10.33%) Node.js
2 109 (9.08%) HTML
3 92 (7.67%) CSS
4 90 (7.50%) Web Services
5 79 (6.58%) AngularJS
6 69 (5.75%) React
7 66 (5.50%) .NET
8 62 (5.17%) Spring
9 58 (4.83%) Django
10 54 (4.50%) JSON
11 52 (4.33%) Kafka
11 52 (4.33%) XML
12 50 (4.17%) REST
13 44 (3.67%) jQuery
14 42 (3.50%) Elastic Stack
15 40 (3.33%) scikit-learn
16 38 (3.17%) Java EE
16 38 (3.17%) Velocity
17 37 (3.08%) JSP
18 34 (2.83%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 166 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
2 118 (9.83%) Algorithms
3 36 (3.00%) Cyberthreat
4 34 (2.83%) Internet of Things
5 32 (2.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 31 (2.58%) Management Information System
7 29 (2.42%) Linux Command Line
8 26 (2.17%) Robotics
9 25 (2.08%) Public Cloud
10 24 (2.00%) Clustering
11 21 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
11 21 (1.75%) VHDL
12 19 (1.58%) Analytical Mindset
13 18 (1.50%) Wiki
14 14 (1.17%) Data Structures
15 13 (1.08%) e-Learning
15 13 (1.08%) Replication
16 11 (0.92%) Cyber Kill Chain
16 11 (0.92%) Device Driver
16 11 (0.92%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 525 (43.75%) Linux
2 209 (17.42%) Windows
3 120 (10.00%) Unix
4 87 (7.25%) CentOS
5 77 (6.42%) Ubuntu
6 61 (5.08%) Mac OS
7 52 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 37 (3.08%) Debian
9 25 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
10 23 (1.92%) Windows Server
11 12 (1.00%) Windows 10
12 10 (0.83%) Android
12 10 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.75%) Windows 7
14 8 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (0.58%) Fedora
15 7 (0.58%) FreeRTOS
16 6 (0.50%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.33%) DC/OS
18 2 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 510 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 357 (29.75%) Software Engineering
3 276 (23.00%) DevOps
4 192 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
5 179 (14.92%) Analytics
6 161 (13.42%) Data Science
7 156 (13.00%) Machine Learning
8 134 (11.17%) Problem-Solving
9 130 (10.83%) Test Automation
10 124 (10.33%) Mathematics
10 124 (10.33%) Scrum
11 118 (9.83%) Open Source
12 115 (9.58%) Computer Science
12 115 (9.58%) Visualisation
13 104 (8.67%) Business Intelligence
14 101 (8.42%) SDLC
15 95 (7.92%) OO
16 94 (7.83%) Cybersecurity
17 84 (7.00%) ETL
17 84 (7.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 456 (38.00%) Java
2 363 (30.25%) C++
3 337 (28.08%) SQL
4 328 (27.33%) JavaScript
5 241 (20.08%) C
6 235 (19.58%) C#
7 182 (15.17%) Bash Shell
8 162 (13.50%) R
9 144 (12.00%) PowerShell
10 139 (11.58%) PHP
11 132 (11.00%) Ruby
12 98 (8.17%) Scala
13 70 (5.83%) Go
13 70 (5.83%) Perl
14 62 (5.17%) MATLAB
15 41 (3.42%) Shell Script
16 27 (2.25%) Embedded C
17 16 (1.33%) Objective-C
18 14 (1.17%) Java 8
18 14 (1.17%) Lua
Qualifications
1 293 (24.42%) Security Cleared
2 192 (16.00%) Degree
3 155 (12.92%) DV Cleared
4 124 (10.33%) SC Cleared
5 55 (4.58%) Computer Science Degree
6 44 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
7 38 (3.17%) CCNA
8 32 (2.67%) RHCE
9 25 (2.08%) CCA
9 25 (2.08%) MCP
10 23 (1.92%) PhD
11 21 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
12 16 (1.33%) ISTQB
13 14 (1.17%) ISEB
14 9 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
15 7 (0.58%) HNC
16 5 (0.42%) Postgraduate
17 4 (0.33%) CCNP
17 4 (0.33%) Master's Degree
18 3 (0.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 27 (2.25%) QA
3 22 (1.83%) HMG Infosec
3 22 (1.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 22 (1.83%) JSP 440
4 16 (1.33%) IEC 61131
5 9 (0.75%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.42%) NIST
7 1 (0.083%) EMIR
7 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.083%) MiFID
7 1 (0.083%) SLA
System Software
1 208 (17.33%) Docker
2 97 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (5.25%) Hyper-V
4 50 (4.17%) Active Directory
5 37 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 37 (3.08%) XenApp
5 37 (3.08%) XenDesktop
6 20 (1.67%) Xen
7 18 (1.50%) KVM
8 17 (1.42%) Firmware
8 17 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (1.08%) Apache Flume
10 11 (0.92%) VMware NSX
11 10 (0.83%) vSphere
12 9 (0.75%) Btrfs
12 9 (0.75%) Ceph
12 9 (0.75%) DRBD
12 9 (0.75%) VirtualBox
13 8 (0.67%) NFS
13 8 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 114 (9.50%) Kubernetes
2 109 (9.08%) Ansible
3 87 (7.25%) Puppet
4 67 (5.58%) Terraform
5 55 (4.58%) Opscode Chef
6 44 (3.67%) SCCM
7 41 (3.42%) SCOrch
8 37 (3.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 37 (3.08%) SCOM
9 34 (2.83%) Nagios
10 25 (2.08%) Docker Swarm
11 22 (1.83%) Grafana
11 22 (1.83%) Prometheus
12 20 (1.67%) ZABBIX
13 14 (1.17%) Graphite
13 14 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
14 12 (1.00%) Check_MK
15 11 (0.92%) Oozie
15 11 (0.92%) vCenter Server
16 9 (0.75%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 115 (9.58%) VMware
2 109 (9.08%) Microsoft
3 76 (6.33%) Red Hat
4 75 (6.25%) Atlassian
5 71 (5.92%) Splunk
6 68 (5.67%) Google
7 66 (5.50%) Tableau
8 64 (5.33%) Cisco
8 64 (5.33%) Oracle
9 51 (4.25%) Informatica
10 48 (4.00%) Teradata
11 44 (3.67%) SAP
12 37 (3.08%) Citrix
13 24 (2.00%) Ab Initio
14 21 (1.75%) Hortonworks
15 20 (1.67%) Talend
16 17 (1.42%) HP
17 12 (1.00%) Cloudera
18 10 (0.83%) Intel
18 10 (0.83%) NetApp