Period
to 4 December 2021

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 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > South West
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 15 19 16
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Python 883 499 1,153
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 12.25% 12.59% 11.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.16% 21.03% 20.32%
Number of salaries quoted 469 416 848
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,925 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
75th Percentile £70,750 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £68,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 3,812 2,373 5,674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 52.88% 59.88% 58.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2,586 2,055 4,665
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £37,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +8.49% +0.95%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Python as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python in the South West.

Salary trend for Python in the South West

Python
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python in the South West over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

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 4 December 2021. 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 -5 377 £52,500 +5.00% 86
Gloucestershire +7 227 £51,250 +2.50% 45
Wiltshire +5 143 £63,750 +26.24% 22
Somerset -16 42 £55,000 +7.32% 32
Devon +1 37 £50,000 +5.26% 18
Dorset -6 36 £50,000 -9.09% 11
Cornwall -9 10 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Python
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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.

1 428 (48.47%) AWS
2 387 (43.83%) Agile Software Development
3 368 (41.68%) Azure
4 337 (38.17%) Linux
5 326 (36.92%) DevOps
6 272 (30.80%) Java
7 268 (30.35%) Software Engineering
8 260 (29.45%) JavaScript
9 248 (28.09%) Security Cleared
10 219 (24.80%) SQL
11 185 (20.95%) React
12 174 (19.71%) Docker
13 172 (19.48%) Ansible
13 172 (19.48%) C#
14 163 (18.46%) Analytics
15 146 (16.53%) C++
16 144 (16.31%) PostgreSQL
16 144 (16.31%) Degree
16 144 (16.31%) Data Science
17 143 (16.19%) Scrum
18 141 (15.97%) GCP
18 141 (15.97%) Social Skills
19 139 (15.74%) Problem-Solving
20 136 (15.40%) Finance
21 135 (15.29%) Machine Learning
22 124 (14.04%) Kubernetes
23 120 (13.59%) CSS
24 117 (13.25%) Mentoring
25 114 (12.91%) Business Intelligence
26 110 (12.46%) C

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 85 (9.63%) GeoServer
2 44 (4.98%) Confluence
3 33 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (2.38%) Apache Spark
5 20 (2.27%) ArcGIS
6 9 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (0.91%) Apache
7 8 (0.91%) JBoss
8 7 (0.79%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.45%) Jupyter
9 4 (0.45%) nginx
10 3 (0.34%) CMS
10 3 (0.34%) IIS
10 3 (0.34%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.34%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.11%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.11%) SAS
Applications
1 32 (3.62%) Simulink
2 18 (2.04%) Stateflow
3 7 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.34%) Zemax
5 2 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.11%) Maya
6 1 (0.11%) NUKE
6 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.23%) Magento
1 2 (0.23%) SAP Business One
1 2 (0.23%) Shopify
2 1 (0.11%) FastStats
2 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 428 (48.47%) AWS
2 368 (41.68%) Azure
3 141 (15.97%) GCP
4 99 (11.21%) Power Platform
5 60 (6.80%) Serverless
6 52 (5.89%) OpenShift
7 49 (5.55%) PaaS
8 40 (4.53%) SaaS
9 39 (4.42%) Azure Data Factory
10 33 (3.74%) Amazon ECS
11 32 (3.62%) Amazon S3
12 28 (3.17%) AWS Lambda
13 27 (3.06%) GitHub
14 22 (2.49%) Snowflake
15 21 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
16 18 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 17 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
18 16 (1.81%) IaaS
18 16 (1.81%) Power Automate
19 14 (1.59%) dbt
Communications & Networking
1 79 (8.95%) HTTP
2 31 (3.51%) Firewall
2 31 (3.51%) VPN
3 27 (3.06%) DNS
3 27 (3.06%) Internet
4 20 (2.27%) TCP/IP
5 16 (1.81%) IPv4
6 12 (1.36%) DHCP
7 11 (1.25%) AMQP
8 10 (1.13%) VLAN
9 9 (1.02%) OSPF
10 8 (0.91%) Wireshark
11 5 (0.57%) Network Security
12 4 (0.45%) IPv6
12 4 (0.45%) MPLS
12 4 (0.45%) NAS
12 4 (0.45%) SAN
12 4 (0.45%) SNMP
12 4 (0.45%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (16.31%) PostgreSQL
2 105 (11.89%) GIS
3 98 (11.10%) Power BI
4 86 (9.74%) QGIS
5 73 (8.27%) SQL Server
6 61 (6.91%) MySQL
7 59 (6.68%) Big Data
8 56 (6.34%) MongoDB
9 50 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
10 46 (5.21%) BigQuery
10 46 (5.21%) Tableau
11 42 (4.76%) NoSQL
12 41 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 38 (4.30%) Hadoop
14 32 (3.62%) Amazon RDS
15 25 (2.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 23 (2.60%) Geospatial Data
17 22 (2.49%) Relational Database
18 20 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 18 (2.04%) Looker
Development Applications
1 82 (9.29%) Jenkins
2 79 (8.95%) Git (software)
3 78 (8.83%) JIRA
4 57 (6.46%) Selenium
5 38 (4.30%) Cucumber
6 28 (3.17%) JMeter
7 25 (2.83%) Robot Framework
8 24 (2.72%) GitLab
9 23 (2.60%) Eclipse
10 15 (1.70%) CircleCI
11 13 (1.47%) SpecFlow
11 13 (1.47%) Subversion
12 11 (1.25%) Postman
13 10 (1.13%) IDA Disassembler
14 9 (1.02%) LabVIEW
14 9 (1.02%) SonarQube
15 8 (0.91%) WebDriver
16 7 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 7 (0.79%) Cypress.io
17 6 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 141 (15.97%) Social Skills
2 136 (15.40%) Finance
3 106 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (5.32%) Retail
5 46 (5.21%) Public Sector
6 27 (3.06%) Games
7 20 (2.27%) Legal
7 20 (2.27%) Presentation Skills
8 19 (2.15%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 17 (1.93%) Electronics
9 17 (1.93%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.59%) Automotive
11 12 (1.36%) Telecoms
12 11 (1.25%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.91%) Influencing Skills
13 8 (0.91%) Marketing
14 7 (0.79%) Banking
15 6 (0.68%) Documentation Skills
15 6 (0.68%) Organisational Skills
16 4 (0.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 216 (24.46%) Developer
2 158 (17.89%) Software Engineer
3 77 (8.72%) DevOps Engineer
4 72 (8.15%) Analyst
5 68 (7.70%) Data Engineer
6 61 (6.91%) Senior Developer
7 50 (5.66%) Senior Software Engineer
8 49 (5.55%) Software Developer
9 39 (4.42%) AWS Engineer
10 38 (4.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 35 (3.96%) Linux Engineer
12 32 (3.62%) Python Developer
13 29 (3.28%) Data Analyst
13 29 (3.28%) Python Engineer
14 28 (3.17%) Java Developer
14 28 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
15 23 (2.60%) Administrator
15 23 (2.60%) Cloud Engineer
15 23 (2.60%) Junior
16 22 (2.49%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (20.95%) React
2 120 (13.59%) CSS
3 104 (11.78%) Node.js
4 86 (9.74%) OpenLayers
5 85 (9.63%) Leaflet
6 75 (8.49%) .NET
7 73 (8.27%) Elastic Stack
8 67 (7.59%) AngularJS
9 60 (6.80%) HTML
10 52 (5.89%) Kafka
11 50 (5.66%) Django
12 47 (5.32%) Apache NiFi
13 42 (4.76%) TensorFlow
14 41 (4.64%) Vue.js
15 40 (4.53%) PyTorch
16 38 (4.30%) Web Services
17 31 (3.51%) HTML5
18 30 (3.40%) LAMP
18 30 (3.40%) Spring
19 26 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.47%) Algorithms
2 36 (4.08%) Cyberattack
3 32 (3.62%) Public Cloud
4 30 (3.40%) Data Structures
5 25 (2.83%) Management Information System
6 23 (2.60%) Robotics
7 18 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (1.81%) Cloud Native
9 15 (1.70%) Greenfield Project
10 14 (1.59%) Analytical Mindset
10 14 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
11 13 (1.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 13 (1.47%) User Experience
11 13 (1.47%) VHDL
12 11 (1.25%) Video on Demand
12 11 (1.25%) Video\Live Streaming
13 9 (1.02%) ASIC
14 8 (0.91%) NHS
15 7 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
15 7 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 337 (38.17%) Linux
2 102 (11.55%) Windows
3 89 (10.08%) Ubuntu
4 64 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 51 (5.78%) CentOS
6 44 (4.98%) Unix
7 18 (2.04%) Android
8 10 (1.13%) Apple iOS
8 10 (1.13%) Windows Server
9 8 (0.91%) Debian
10 6 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (0.68%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.45%) AIX
11 4 (0.45%) HPUX
11 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (43.83%) Agile Software Development
2 326 (36.92%) DevOps
3 268 (30.35%) Software Engineering
4 163 (18.46%) Analytics
5 144 (16.31%) Data Science
6 143 (16.19%) Scrum
7 139 (15.74%) Problem-Solving
8 135 (15.29%) Machine Learning
9 117 (13.25%) Mentoring
10 114 (12.91%) Business Intelligence
11 89 (10.08%) Mathematics
12 83 (9.40%) Computer Science
12 83 (9.40%) Microservices
13 80 (9.06%) Continuous Integration
14 74 (8.38%) Cybersecurity
15 72 (8.15%) Data Modelling
15 72 (8.15%) TDD
16 70 (7.93%) Artificial Intelligence
17 69 (7.81%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 68 (7.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 272 (30.80%) Java
2 260 (29.45%) JavaScript
3 219 (24.80%) SQL
4 172 (19.48%) C#
5 146 (16.53%) C++
6 110 (12.46%) C
7 101 (11.44%) Bash Shell
8 91 (10.31%) PowerShell
9 72 (8.15%) R
10 61 (6.91%) Go
11 52 (5.89%) MATLAB
12 48 (5.44%) Ruby
13 38 (4.30%) PHP
14 32 (3.62%) Scala
15 24 (2.72%) TypeScript
16 20 (2.27%) T-SQL
17 19 (2.15%) Perl
17 19 (2.15%) Shell Script
18 11 (1.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 8 (0.91%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 248 (28.09%) Security Cleared
2 144 (16.31%) Degree
3 93 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 63 (7.13%) DV Cleared
5 41 (4.64%) PhD
6 26 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (0.79%) RHCE
7 7 (0.79%) RHCSA
8 5 (0.57%) GIAC
9 4 (0.45%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.45%) MCSE
9 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.45%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.34%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.34%) HND
11 2 (0.23%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.23%) CCNP
11 2 (0.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.53%) QA
2 18 (2.04%) GDPR
3 16 (1.81%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.02%) SLA
5 4 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.23%) Accessibility
6 2 (0.23%) NCSC
6 2 (0.23%) NIST
System Software
1 174 (19.71%) Docker
2 57 (6.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (1.25%) Active Directory
5 10 (1.13%) Firmware
5 10 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (1.02%) VirtualBox
7 8 (0.91%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.34%) vSphere
9 2 (0.23%) iptables
9 2 (0.23%) KVM
10 1 (0.11%) vCloud
10 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 172 (19.48%) Ansible
2 124 (14.04%) Kubernetes
3 90 (10.19%) Terraform
4 53 (6.00%) Puppet
5 20 (2.27%) Grafana
5 20 (2.27%) Prometheus
6 17 (1.93%) Graphite
7 16 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (1.25%) Packer
9 6 (0.68%) Computer Incident Response Team
10 5 (0.57%) Nagios
10 5 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (0.45%) vRealize
12 3 (0.34%) Proxmox
12 3 (0.34%) Rancher
13 2 (0.23%) CSIRT
13 2 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (0.23%) Kibana
13 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
13 2 (0.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 85 (9.63%) Google
2 74 (8.38%) Microsoft
3 65 (7.36%) Oracle
4 59 (6.68%) Red Hat
5 58 (6.57%) VMware
6 39 (4.42%) Databricks
7 37 (4.19%) SAP
8 32 (3.62%) Atlassian
9 31 (3.51%) Splunk
10 24 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
11 18 (2.04%) OpenAI
12 8 (0.91%) Mentor Graphics
12 8 (0.91%) Xilinx
13 7 (0.79%) HP
13 7 (0.79%) IBM
14 6 (0.68%) CA
14 6 (0.68%) Intel
15 5 (0.57%) ArcSight
16 4 (0.45%) Netlify
16 4 (0.45%) Sage