Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 27 38
Rank change year-on-year +10 +11 +70
Permanent jobs citing Python 1,369 972 1,059
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 11.10% 7.27% 5.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.75% 15.10% 12.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,119 810 916
Thames Valley median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £68,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +4.65%

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 Thames Valley with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Thames Valley
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,931 6,438 8,734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 56.18% 48.17% 47.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5,964 5,535 7,522
Thames Valley median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,325 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley.

Job vacancy trend for Python in the Thames Valley

Python
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python in the Thames Valley.

Salary trend for Python in the Thames Valley

Python
Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in the Thames Valley over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Python in the Thames Valley

Python
Job Locations in the Thames Valley

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Thames Valley region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
Oxfordshire +11 712 £55,000 +10.00% 115
Berkshire +14 549 £50,000 -8.26% 67
Buckinghamshire +12 111 £37,500 -11.76% 10
Python
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Thames Valley region with a requirement for Python.

1 585 (42.73%) Java
2 568 (41.49%) Linux
3 524 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
4 450 (32.87%) C++
5 420 (30.68%) Amazon AWS
6 382 (27.90%) Software Engineering
7 362 (26.44%) JavaScript
8 323 (23.59%) SQL
9 301 (21.99%) Windows
10 291 (21.26%) Degree
11 273 (19.94%) C#
12 255 (18.63%) Computer Science
13 235 (17.17%) Bash Shell
14 232 (16.95%) DevOps
15 221 (16.14%) Test Automation
16 208 (15.19%) HTML
17 207 (15.12%) Perl
18 191 (13.95%) Git (software)
19 188 (13.73%) Machine Learning
20 184 (13.44%) Mathematics
21 176 (12.86%) C
22 174 (12.71%) Big Data
23 172 (12.56%) CSS
24 166 (12.13%) Ansible
25 159 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
26 155 (11.32%) Jenkins
27 154 (11.25%) QA
28 152 (11.10%) Algorithms
29 151 (11.03%) Web Services
30 147 (10.74%) NoSQL

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley 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 57 (4.16%) Apache
2 52 (3.80%) Confluence
3 51 (3.73%) Apache Spark
4 49 (3.58%) Elasticsearch
5 41 (2.99%) nginx
6 27 (1.97%) OpenStack
7 24 (1.75%) SAS
8 20 (1.46%) Tomcat
9 17 (1.24%) CMS
10 16 (1.17%) Apache Pig
11 14 (1.02%) JBoss
12 11 (0.80%) WebLogic
12 11 (0.80%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.73%) Apache Solr
14 8 (0.58%) IIS
15 7 (0.51%) SharePoint
16 6 (0.44%) Drupal
16 6 (0.44%) Jetty
17 5 (0.37%) uWSGI
18 4 (0.29%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 32 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.15%) SPSS
7 1 (0.073%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.073%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.073%) Maya
7 1 (0.073%) MotionBuilder
Business Applications
1 4 (0.29%) Shopify
2 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.073%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.073%) Sprinklr
3 1 (0.073%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 420 (30.68%) Amazon AWS
2 123 (8.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 119 (8.69%) SaaS
4 49 (3.58%) Amazon EC2
5 28 (2.05%) Amazon S3
5 28 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
6 25 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (1.83%) GitHub
7 18 (1.31%) Amazon ELB
8 17 (1.24%) Route 53
9 16 (1.17%) Serverless
10 10 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (0.66%) PaaS
12 7 (0.51%) Azure Data Factory
12 7 (0.51%) Google Analytics
13 6 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
13 6 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (0.44%) Office 365
13 6 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 60 (4.38%) Firewall
2 52 (3.80%) VPN
2 52 (3.80%) WAN
3 44 (3.21%) Internet
4 40 (2.92%) TCP/IP
5 37 (2.70%) DNS
6 34 (2.48%) SSL
7 32 (2.34%) LAN
8 24 (1.75%) HTTP
9 22 (1.61%) Ethernet
9 22 (1.61%) Network Security
10 19 (1.39%) Broadband
11 18 (1.31%) Intrusion Detection
12 16 (1.17%) BGP
12 16 (1.17%) OSPF
13 15 (1.10%) FTP
13 15 (1.10%) SMTP
14 13 (0.95%) EIGRP
14 13 (0.95%) SNMP
15 12 (0.88%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (12.71%) Big Data
2 147 (10.74%) NoSQL
3 122 (8.91%) MySQL
4 99 (7.23%) PostgreSQL
5 86 (6.28%) Relational Database
6 85 (6.21%) SQL Server
7 76 (5.55%) Hadoop
8 61 (4.46%) MongoDB
9 39 (2.85%) Data Mining
10 37 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 35 (2.56%) RDBMS
12 27 (1.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 24 (1.75%) Apache Hive
14 23 (1.68%) HBase
15 21 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (1.31%) Power BI
16 18 (1.31%) Redis
17 17 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
18 13 (0.95%) DB2
18 13 (0.95%) Impala
Development Applications
1 191 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 155 (11.32%) Jenkins
3 92 (6.72%) JIRA
4 79 (5.77%) Selenium
5 47 (3.43%) Maven
6 34 (2.48%) Ant
7 31 (2.26%) Visual Studio
8 30 (2.19%) Cucumber
9 29 (2.12%) JUnit
9 29 (2.12%) Subversion
10 27 (1.97%) JMeter
11 26 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 24 (1.75%) Bitbucket
13 20 (1.46%) WinDbg
14 19 (1.39%) GitLab
14 19 (1.39%) Mocha
14 19 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
15 17 (1.24%) Hudson
16 13 (0.95%) Toad
16 13 (0.95%) WebDriver
General
1 123 (8.98%) Finance
2 54 (3.94%) Retail
3 49 (3.58%) Banking
4 40 (2.92%) Telecoms
5 36 (2.63%) Marketing
6 31 (2.26%) Publishing
7 25 (1.83%) Games
8 21 (1.53%) Automotive
9 11 (0.80%) Back Office
10 8 (0.58%) Billing
10 8 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.44%) Advertising
11 6 (0.44%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.44%) Music Industry
12 5 (0.37%) Electronics
13 4 (0.29%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.29%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.29%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.22%) Cantonese Language
14 3 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 455 (33.24%) Developer
2 242 (17.68%) Software Engineer
3 148 (10.81%) Python Developer
4 123 (8.98%) DevOps Engineer
5 102 (7.45%) C++ Software Engineer
6 87 (6.36%) Software Developer
7 77 (5.62%) Java Developer
8 69 (5.04%) Analyst
9 66 (4.82%) Linux Engineer
10 64 (4.67%) Senior Developer
11 62 (4.53%) Cloud Engineer
12 61 (4.46%) Graduate
13 58 (4.24%) Data Scientist
14 56 (4.09%) PHP Developer
15 55 (4.02%) AWS Engineer
15 55 (4.02%) Junior
16 52 (3.80%) Senior Software Engineer
17 50 (3.65%) Architect
18 46 (3.36%) JavaScript Developer
19 43 (3.14%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (15.19%) HTML
2 172 (12.56%) CSS
3 151 (11.03%) Web Services
4 122 (8.91%) AngularJS
5 113 (8.25%) Node.js
6 103 (7.52%) Django
7 74 (5.41%) jQuery
8 67 (4.89%) Qt
9 62 (4.53%) .NET
10 57 (4.16%) Laravel
11 56 (4.09%) RESTful
12 55 (4.02%) SOAP
13 53 (3.87%) Natural Language Processing
14 51 (3.73%) Symfony
15 46 (3.36%) HTML5
15 46 (3.36%) XML
16 43 (3.14%) JSON
16 43 (3.14%) MFC
17 42 (3.07%) TensorFlow
18 40 (2.92%) React
Miscellaneous
1 255 (18.63%) Computer Science
2 152 (11.10%) Algorithms
3 90 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (5.19%) Fintech
5 46 (3.36%) CUDA
6 45 (3.29%) User Experience
7 34 (2.48%) Mobile App
8 32 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
9 30 (2.19%) Data Centre
10 23 (1.68%) Public Cloud
11 22 (1.61%) Client/Server
11 22 (1.61%) Data Structures
12 14 (1.02%) Security Operations Centre
12 14 (1.02%) Virtual Team
13 13 (0.95%) Management Information System
14 12 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
16 9 (0.66%) Blog
16 9 (0.66%) Spread Betting
16 9 (0.66%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 568 (41.49%) Linux
2 301 (21.99%) Windows
3 123 (8.98%) Unix
4 74 (5.41%) CentOS
5 68 (4.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 45 (3.29%) Ubuntu
7 27 (1.97%) Windows Server
8 22 (1.61%) Debian
9 18 (1.31%) Mac OS
10 10 (0.73%) VxWorks
11 9 (0.66%) AIX
11 9 (0.66%) Android
11 9 (0.66%) Solaris
12 8 (0.58%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.29%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.29%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.22%) FreeBSD
14 3 (0.22%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.22%) SUSE
15 2 (0.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 524 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
2 382 (27.90%) Software Engineering
3 232 (16.95%) DevOps
4 221 (16.14%) Test Automation
5 188 (13.73%) Machine Learning
6 184 (13.44%) Mathematics
7 159 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
8 132 (9.64%) Mentoring
9 131 (9.57%) OO
10 121 (8.84%) Physics
10 121 (8.84%) Scrum
11 114 (8.33%) TDD
12 111 (8.11%) Analytics
13 96 (7.01%) Configuration Management
14 93 (6.79%) Open Source
15 92 (6.72%) Continuous Improvement
16 90 (6.57%) Statistics
17 83 (6.06%) OOP
18 71 (5.19%) Web Development
19 70 (5.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 585 (42.73%) Java
2 450 (32.87%) C++
3 362 (26.44%) JavaScript
4 323 (23.59%) SQL
5 273 (19.94%) C#
6 235 (17.17%) Bash Shell
7 207 (15.12%) Perl
8 176 (12.86%) C
9 146 (10.66%) PHP
10 134 (9.79%) R
10 134 (9.79%) Ruby
11 128 (9.35%) PowerShell
12 70 (5.11%) Scala
13 54 (3.94%) MATLAB
14 52 (3.80%) Go
15 44 (3.21%) Shell Script
16 29 (2.12%) Julia
17 15 (1.10%) VBScript
18 14 (1.02%) Tcl
19 11 (0.80%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 291 (21.26%) Degree
2 125 (9.13%) PhD
3 58 (4.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 38 (2.78%) AWS Certification
5 28 (2.05%) Security Cleared
6 22 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (1.39%) Master's Degree
8 13 (0.95%) CCNP
8 13 (0.95%) MCSE
8 13 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.73%) DV Cleared
10 9 (0.66%) CCIE
10 9 (0.66%) CCNA
10 9 (0.66%) SC Cleared
11 8 (0.58%) MCSD
11 8 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
12 5 (0.37%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.29%) CCSP
13 4 (0.29%) JNCIA
13 4 (0.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (11.25%) QA
2 24 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (1.39%) SLA
4 18 (1.31%) GDPR
5 10 (0.73%) SSAE 16
6 9 (0.66%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.22%) GCP
8 3 (0.22%) PMO
9 2 (0.15%) JTAG
9 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.073%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.073%) DICOM
10 1 (0.073%) GPG13
10 1 (0.073%) HL7
10 1 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 138 (10.08%) Docker
2 51 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (2.63%) Active Directory
4 29 (2.12%) Hyper-V
5 23 (1.68%) vSphere
6 16 (1.17%) KVM
7 14 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (0.80%) Firmware
8 11 (0.80%) VirtualBox
9 8 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.44%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.29%) HDFS
12 3 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.22%) Postfix
12 3 (0.22%) Varnish
12 3 (0.22%) Xen
13 1 (0.073%) LXC
13 1 (0.073%) Snort
13 1 (0.073%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 166 (12.13%) Ansible
2 138 (10.08%) Puppet
3 121 (8.84%) Opscode Chef
4 60 (4.38%) Terraform
5 39 (2.85%) Kubernetes
6 34 (2.48%) Nagios
7 10 (0.73%) HAProxy
8 9 (0.66%) Salt
9 7 (0.51%) Kibana
10 6 (0.44%) Oozie
10 6 (0.44%) Rancher
11 5 (0.37%) cPanel
12 4 (0.29%) Cacti
12 4 (0.29%) Grafana
12 4 (0.29%) logstash
12 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (0.29%) Nessus
12 4 (0.29%) Nmap
12 4 (0.29%) Prometheus
13 3 (0.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 126 (9.20%) Sophos
2 80 (5.84%) Microsoft
3 68 (4.97%) Oracle
4 65 (4.75%) Red Hat
5 59 (4.31%) VMware
6 53 (3.87%) Google
7 35 (2.56%) Cisco
8 31 (2.26%) Juniper
9 29 (2.12%) Tableau
10 21 (1.53%) Perforce
11 19 (1.39%) ServiceNow
11 19 (1.39%) Splunk
11 19 (1.39%) Zend
12 18 (1.31%) Palo Alto
13 16 (1.17%) Capita
13 16 (1.17%) IBM
14 14 (1.02%) MicroStrategy
14 14 (1.02%) Sun
15 13 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (0.95%) Talend