Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 32 59
Rank change year-on-year +9 +27 +11
Permanent jobs citing Python 13851 12607 10168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.75% 6.26% 4.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.97% 11.95% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11400 10800 8551
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +4.65% +7.50%

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 99166 105511 112925
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.50% 52.35% 51.14%
Number of salaries quoted 82551 91272 96115
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Python
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Python in the UK

Python
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Python in the UK

Python
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Python in the UK

Python
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the UK over the 6 months to 28 July 2017. 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
England +7 13114 £55,000 - 1122
London +1 7361 £65,000 +8.33% 633
UK excluding London +19 6373 £46,000 +2.22% 553
South East +15 2022 £50,000 - 144
North of England +25 1345 £47,500 +18.75% 108
East of England +21 1169 £45,000 - 126
South West +3 762 £44,000 -2.22% 66
North West +48 675 £46,000 +15.00% 60
Yorkshire +10 617 £50,000 +17.65% 44
Scotland +18 515 £45,000 +12.50% 56
Midlands +2 458 £40,000 -5.88% 45
West Midlands +12 263 £40,000 -5.88% 30
East Midlands -9 215 £40,000 - 15
Wales 0 110 £42,500 +10.39% 7
North East +24 53 £36,250 -9.38% 4
Northern Ireland -1 17 £40,000 +17.65% 1
Isle of Man - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, 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 with a requirement for Python.

1 5950 (42.96%) Java
2 5418 (39.12%) Linux
3 4704 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
4 3743 (27.02%) SQL
5 3211 (23.18%) DevOps
6 3097 (22.36%) C++
7 3026 (21.85%) Finance
8 2973 (21.46%) Amazon AWS
9 2920 (21.08%) JavaScript
10 2740 (19.78%) Ruby
11 2682 (19.36%) Degree
12 2501 (18.06%) Software Engineering
13 2427 (17.52%) C#
14 2387 (17.23%) Perl
15 2369 (17.10%) Bash Shell
16 2252 (16.26%) Puppet
17 2017 (14.56%) Computer Science
18 1999 (14.43%) Git (software)
19 1949 (14.07%) Ansible
20 1923 (13.88%) Docker
21 1919 (13.85%) Analytics
22 1900 (13.72%) Windows
23 1867 (13.48%) Jenkins
24 1843 (13.31%) Continuous Integration
25 1838 (13.27%) Machine Learning
26 1818 (13.13%) Big Data
27 1754 (12.66%) Opscode Chef
28 1690 (12.20%) Unix
29 1677 (12.11%) HTML
30 1616 (11.67%) TDD

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1138 (8.22%) Apache Spark
2 878 (6.34%) Apache
3 646 (4.66%) Elasticsearch
4 556 (4.01%) Tomcat
5 535 (3.86%) SAS
6 502 (3.62%) OpenStack
7 367 (2.65%) nginx
8 280 (2.02%) Confluence
9 253 (1.83%) JBoss
10 215 (1.55%) Apache Solr
11 202 (1.46%) IIS
12 189 (1.36%) WebSphere
13 182 (1.31%) WebLogic
14 140 (1.01%) Jetty
15 139 (1.00%) Apache Pig
16 128 (0.92%) CloudStack
17 95 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
18 93 (0.67%) CMS
19 80 (0.58%) Drupal
20 53 (0.38%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 245 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 177 (1.28%) SPSS
3 79 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
4 35 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 35 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
5 19 (0.14%) Photoshop
6 18 (0.13%) Stata
7 17 (0.12%) MS Visio
8 12 (0.087%) Simulink
9 9 (0.065%) SPSS Modeler
10 8 (0.058%) Microsoft Project
11 7 (0.051%) GIMP
11 7 (0.051%) Maple
12 6 (0.043%) S-PLUS
12 6 (0.043%) Weka
13 5 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
13 5 (0.036%) Inkscape
13 5 (0.036%) Maya
14 4 (0.029%) Gephi
14 4 (0.029%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 30 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
2 22 (0.16%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 17 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.072%) Magento
4 10 (0.072%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (0.058%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.058%) Teamcenter
6 7 (0.051%) Odoo
7 6 (0.043%) R3 Corda
7 6 (0.043%) Revive Adserver
8 5 (0.036%) Front Arena
8 5 (0.036%) Sentinel
9 4 (0.029%) Oracle CRM
9 4 (0.029%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 3 (0.022%) Sage 200
10 3 (0.022%) Unica
11 2 (0.014%) Advent Geneva
11 2 (0.014%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 2 (0.014%) Oracle Assets
11 2 (0.014%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2973 (21.46%) Amazon AWS
2 1029 (7.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 522 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 483 (3.49%) SaaS
5 329 (2.38%) GitHub
6 288 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
7 266 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
8 259 (1.87%) PaaS
9 230 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
10 196 (1.42%) IaaS
11 188 (1.36%) Amazon S3
12 93 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
13 85 (0.61%) OpenShift
14 75 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 73 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 70 (0.51%) Google Analytics
17 61 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
18 59 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
19 54 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
19 54 (0.39%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 527 (3.80%) Firewall
2 480 (3.47%) TCP/IP
3 450 (3.25%) Internet
4 429 (3.10%) DNS
5 382 (2.76%) HTTP
6 260 (1.88%) Wireless
7 217 (1.57%) WAN
8 198 (1.43%) VPN
9 196 (1.42%) Network Security
10 170 (1.23%) BGP
11 161 (1.16%) LAN
12 141 (1.02%) DHCP
13 128 (0.92%) OSPF
14 124 (0.90%) Ethernet
15 120 (0.87%) LDAP
15 120 (0.87%) SSL
16 115 (0.83%) SAN
17 105 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
18 94 (0.68%) IPsec
19 93 (0.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1818 (13.13%) Big Data
2 1504 (10.86%) MySQL
3 1382 (9.98%) Hadoop
4 1326 (9.57%) NoSQL
5 1081 (7.80%) SQL Server
6 1037 (7.49%) MongoDB
7 910 (6.57%) PostgreSQL
8 811 (5.86%) Relational Database
9 568 (4.10%) Apache Cassandra
10 463 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
11 409 (2.95%) Redis
12 371 (2.68%) Apache Hive
13 298 (2.15%) RDBMS
14 292 (2.11%) Data Mining
15 192 (1.39%) Amazon Redshift
16 180 (1.30%) HBase
17 168 (1.21%) QlikView
18 140 (1.01%) Riak
19 135 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 125 (0.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1999 (14.43%) Git (software)
2 1867 (13.48%) Jenkins
3 804 (5.80%) JIRA
4 667 (4.82%) Selenium
5 485 (3.50%) Maven
6 475 (3.43%) Subversion
7 412 (2.97%) Cucumber
8 393 (2.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 349 (2.52%) JUnit
10 311 (2.25%) TeamCity
11 246 (1.78%) Vagrant
12 221 (1.60%) Visual Studio
13 190 (1.37%) Bitbucket
14 181 (1.31%) Gradle
15 179 (1.29%) JMeter
16 159 (1.15%) Ant
16 159 (1.15%) WebDriver
17 147 (1.06%) Eclipse
18 130 (0.94%) gulp
19 124 (0.90%) Appium
General
1 3026 (21.85%) Finance
2 1029 (7.43%) Banking
3 960 (6.93%) Marketing
4 829 (5.99%) Telecoms
5 743 (5.36%) Retail
6 584 (4.22%) Electronics
7 512 (3.70%) Investment Banking
8 477 (3.44%) Games
9 453 (3.27%) Front Office
10 418 (3.02%) Manufacturing
11 256 (1.85%) Retail Banking
12 198 (1.43%) Financial Institution
13 197 (1.42%) Advertising
14 133 (0.96%) Publishing
15 103 (0.74%) Automotive
16 86 (0.62%) Aerospace
17 85 (0.61%) Legal
18 61 (0.44%) Back Office
19 47 (0.34%) Law
20 36 (0.26%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 4719 (34.07%) Developer
2 1688 (12.19%) DevOps Engineer
3 1682 (12.14%) Python Developer
4 1232 (8.89%) Software Engineer
5 1005 (7.26%) Java Developer
6 831 (6.00%) Data Scientist
7 800 (5.78%) Senior Developer
8 783 (5.65%) Analyst
9 768 (5.54%) Linux Engineer
10 729 (5.26%) Software Developer
11 525 (3.79%) Graduate
12 462 (3.34%) Junior
13 458 (3.31%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 455 (3.28%) Architect
15 422 (3.05%) Administrator
16 386 (2.79%) Java Engineer
17 370 (2.67%) C# Developer
18 368 (2.66%) Systems Engineer
19 367 (2.65%) AWS Engineer
20 365 (2.64%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1677 (12.11%) HTML
2 1334 (9.63%) CSS
3 1315 (9.49%) .NET
4 1075 (7.76%) Web Services
5 1026 (7.41%) AngularJS
6 944 (6.82%) Node.js
7 924 (6.67%) Django
8 699 (5.05%) REST
9 626 (4.52%) RESTful
10 566 (4.09%) Spring
11 564 (4.07%) React
12 549 (3.96%) HTML5
13 478 (3.45%) Kafka
14 469 (3.39%) XML
15 422 (3.05%) jQuery
16 414 (2.99%) Flask
17 384 (2.77%) JSON
17 384 (2.77%) LAMP
18 330 (2.38%) ASP.NET
19 329 (2.38%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 2017 (14.56%) Computer Science
2 1194 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 1128 (8.14%) Algorithms
4 637 (4.60%) Fintech
5 500 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
6 371 (2.68%) User Experience
7 361 (2.61%) Mobile App
8 326 (2.35%) Data Centre
9 298 (2.15%) Data Structures
10 276 (1.99%) Derivative
11 264 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
12 254 (1.83%) Hedge funds
13 202 (1.46%) Management Information System
14 201 (1.45%) Public Cloud
15 197 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 191 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
17 127 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
18 124 (0.90%) Equities
19 115 (0.83%) Fixed Income
20 113 (0.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5418 (39.12%) Linux
2 1900 (13.72%) Windows
3 1690 (12.20%) Unix
4 656 (4.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 611 (4.41%) CentOS
6 476 (3.44%) Android
7 468 (3.38%) Ubuntu
8 335 (2.42%) Apple iOS
9 256 (1.85%) Debian
10 255 (1.84%) Windows Server
11 228 (1.65%) Solaris
12 87 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
13 81 (0.58%) Mac OS X
14 72 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
15 70 (0.51%) AIX
16 67 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
17 65 (0.47%) Mac OS
18 49 (0.35%) Windows Embedded Compact
19 44 (0.32%) CoreOS
20 42 (0.30%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4704 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 3211 (23.18%) DevOps
3 2501 (18.06%) Software Engineering
4 1919 (13.85%) Analytics
5 1843 (13.31%) Continuous Integration
6 1838 (13.27%) Machine Learning
7 1616 (11.67%) TDD
8 1506 (10.87%) Test Automation
9 1400 (10.11%) Open Source
9 1400 (10.11%) Scrum
10 1384 (9.99%) Mathematics
11 1261 (9.10%) OO
12 1210 (8.74%) Configuration Management
13 918 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
14 835 (6.03%) SDLC
15 767 (5.54%) BDD
16 705 (5.09%) E-Commerce
17 683 (4.93%) Microservices
18 677 (4.89%) Web Development
19 673 (4.86%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5950 (42.96%) Java
2 3743 (27.02%) SQL
3 3097 (22.36%) C++
4 2920 (21.08%) JavaScript
5 2740 (19.78%) Ruby
6 2427 (17.52%) C#
7 2387 (17.23%) Perl
8 2369 (17.10%) Bash Shell
9 1464 (10.57%) PHP
10 1389 (10.03%) R
11 1386 (10.01%) C
12 1203 (8.69%) Scala
13 794 (5.73%) PowerShell
14 771 (5.57%) Go
15 725 (5.23%) Shell Script
16 562 (4.06%) MATLAB
17 244 (1.76%) PL/SQL
18 213 (1.54%) Groovy
19 198 (1.43%) T-SQL
20 190 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2682 (19.36%) Degree
2 859 (6.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 837 (6.04%) PhD
4 521 (3.76%) Security Cleared
5 227 (1.64%) Numerate Degree
6 200 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
7 199 (1.44%) SC Cleared
8 190 (1.37%) Master's Degree
9 187 (1.35%) DV Cleared
10 146 (1.05%) ISEB
11 135 (0.97%) CCNP
12 133 (0.96%) ISTQB
13 120 (0.87%) CISSP
14 91 (0.66%) CCNA
15 73 (0.53%) RHCE
16 67 (0.48%) CCIE
17 63 (0.45%) CISM
17 63 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
18 51 (0.37%) PMI Certification
18 51 (0.37%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 798 (5.76%) QA
2 138 (1.00%) Data Quality
3 90 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 78 (0.56%) GCP
4 78 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 74 (0.53%) SLA
6 20 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 18 (0.13%) COBIT
8 17 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
8 17 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 10 (0.072%) Cyber Essentials
9 10 (0.072%) GPG13
9 10 (0.072%) ISO 9001
10 8 (0.058%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 8 (0.058%) MiFID
10 8 (0.058%) MISRA
11 6 (0.043%) GDPR
11 6 (0.043%) JTAG
12 5 (0.036%) ISO 22301
12 5 (0.036%) PMO
System Software
1 1923 (13.88%) Docker
2 496 (3.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 273 (1.97%) Active Directory
4 184 (1.33%) vSphere
5 172 (1.24%) Xen
6 155 (1.12%) Hyper-V
7 153 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
8 139 (1.00%) Firmware
9 135 (0.97%) KVM
10 118 (0.85%) XenServer
11 106 (0.77%) HDFS
12 91 (0.66%) NFS
13 74 (0.53%) iptables
14 67 (0.48%) Apache Flume
15 65 (0.47%) Varnish
16 59 (0.43%) LXC
17 57 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
18 50 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 45 (0.32%) Snort
20 39 (0.28%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2252 (16.26%) Puppet
2 1949 (14.07%) Ansible
3 1754 (12.66%) Opscode Chef
4 687 (4.96%) Kubernetes
5 445 (3.21%) Terraform
6 393 (2.84%) Nagios
7 269 (1.94%) Salt
8 176 (1.27%) Kibana
9 157 (1.13%) logstash
10 142 (1.03%) Grafana
11 137 (0.99%) ZABBIX
12 136 (0.98%) Mesos
13 120 (0.87%) Cobbler
14 109 (0.79%) Tivoli
15 88 (0.64%) Graphite
16 85 (0.61%) HAProxy
17 73 (0.53%) Packer
18 68 (0.49%) Rundeck
19 62 (0.45%) CFEngine
20 57 (0.41%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1157 (8.35%) Oracle
2 973 (7.02%) Red Hat
3 783 (5.65%) Microsoft
4 727 (5.25%) Google
5 710 (5.13%) VMware
6 469 (3.39%) Tableau
7 448 (3.23%) SAP
8 363 (2.62%) Splunk
9 322 (2.32%) Cisco
10 175 (1.26%) SaltStack
11 168 (1.21%) HP
12 138 (1.00%) IBM
12 138 (1.00%) TIBCO
13 134 (0.97%) Juniper
14 119 (0.86%) Atlassian
15 116 (0.84%) Cloudera
16 109 (0.79%) New Relic
17 107 (0.77%) Hortonworks
18 102 (0.74%) EnterpriseDB
19 101 (0.73%) Sybase
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Posted: 30 minutes ago
London
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London
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Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £500 - £600 per day
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Corp Benefits, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
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Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 55 minutes ago
West Yorkshire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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London
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Reading, Berkshire
Salt
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Midlands (County)
Mackenzie Jones
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £100,000 to £150,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Midlands
Mackenzie Jones
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
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London
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Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
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London
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