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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 2 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 11 15 19
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Python 13,361 5,182 1,043
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 16.98% 13.80% 11.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.71% 22.26% 18.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5,896 3,645 879
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,500 £41,200
25th Percentile £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £84,375
90th Percentile £107,500 £98,750 £100,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 46,542 23,281 5,768
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 59.15% 61.98% 64.77%
Number of salaries quoted 24,790 18,095 5,074
10th Percentile £37,882 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £86,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.61% +1.82% +4.76%

Python
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Python trend for jobs with a WFH option

Python
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Python.

Python salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Python
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Python over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Python salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, Python job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Python.

1 5,752 (43.05%) AWS
2 5,099 (38.16%) Agile
3 4,767 (35.68%) Software Engineering
4 4,170 (31.21%) SQL
5 4,038 (30.22%) Java
6 3,638 (27.23%) CI/CD
7 3,619 (27.09%) DevOps
8 3,489 (26.11%) Docker
9 3,416 (25.57%) Finance
10 3,407 (25.50%) JavaScript
11 3,287 (24.60%) Kubernetes
12 3,267 (24.45%) Azure
13 3,072 (22.99%) Social Skills
14 3,025 (22.64%) Linux
15 2,523 (18.88%) GCP
16 2,507 (18.76%) Analytics
17 2,416 (18.08%) React
18 2,321 (17.37%) Terraform
19 2,313 (17.31%) Data Science
20 2,054 (15.37%) Problem-Solving
21 2,031 (15.20%) Git (software)
22 1,993 (14.92%) PostgreSQL
23 1,981 (14.83%) Machine Learning
24 1,721 (12.88%) Go
25 1,704 (12.75%) Test Automation
26 1,649 (12.34%) Degree
27 1,632 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
28 1,630 (12.20%) Full Stack Development
29 1,617 (12.10%) C#
30 1,555 (11.64%) Bash

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 621 (4.65%) Apache Spark
2 582 (4.36%) Apache Airflow
3 535 (4.00%) Apache
4 306 (2.29%) Confluence
5 149 (1.12%) Jupyter
6 130 (0.97%) OpenStack
7 129 (0.97%) GeoServer
8 112 (0.84%) nginx
9 110 (0.82%) CMS
10 88 (0.66%) Ethereum
11 84 (0.63%) Luigi
12 81 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
13 63 (0.47%) SAS
14 62 (0.46%) Tomcat
15 47 (0.35%) ArcGIS
15 47 (0.35%) SharePoint
16 46 (0.34%) WebSphere
17 42 (0.31%) WordPress
18 34 (0.25%) Jetty
19 33 (0.25%) IIS
Applications
1 250 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 72 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 43 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
4 31 (0.23%) Campfire
5 15 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (0.097%) Chatbot
6 13 (0.097%) Simulink
6 13 (0.097%) SPSS
7 10 (0.075%) MS Visio
8 9 (0.067%) Microsoft Project
8 9 (0.067%) Stata
9 8 (0.060%) Maya
10 7 (0.052%) InDesign
11 6 (0.045%) SketchUp
12 5 (0.037%) CPLEX
12 5 (0.037%) NUKE
13 4 (0.030%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.030%) Stateflow
14 3 (0.022%) Vensim
15 2 (0.015%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 69 (0.52%) Shopify
2 54 (0.40%) Distributed Ledger
3 33 (0.25%) R3 Corda
4 31 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
5 19 (0.14%) Magento
6 13 (0.097%) Ripple
6 13 (0.097%) Ripple XRP
7 7 (0.052%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 6 (0.045%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (0.037%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.030%) Acoustic Campaign
10 4 (0.030%) Adobe Campaign
10 4 (0.030%) SAP MDM
11 3 (0.022%) Fidessa
11 3 (0.022%) NetSuite
11 3 (0.022%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 2 (0.015%) Dynamics NAV
12 2 (0.015%) Odoo
12 2 (0.015%) Summit
12 2 (0.015%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5,752 (43.05%) AWS
2 3,267 (24.45%) Azure
3 2,523 (18.88%) GCP
4 1,255 (9.39%) Serverless
5 1,034 (7.74%) GitHub
6 941 (7.04%) SaaS
7 842 (6.30%) Amazon S3
8 778 (5.82%) AWS CloudFormation
9 677 (5.07%) AWS Lambda
10 608 (4.55%) Power Platform
11 520 (3.89%) Amazon EC2
12 462 (3.46%) Amazon ECS
13 449 (3.36%) Azure DevOps
14 402 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
15 377 (2.82%) Datadog
16 374 (2.80%) Snowflake
17 292 (2.19%) Amazon SQS
18 272 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 256 (1.92%) Amazon EKS
20 252 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 394 (2.95%) HTTP
2 288 (2.16%) DNS
3 247 (1.85%) Firewall
4 230 (1.72%) TCP/IP
5 225 (1.68%) Internet
6 196 (1.47%) Broadband
7 149 (1.12%) Network Security
8 116 (0.87%) VPN
9 107 (0.80%) Wireless
10 102 (0.76%) DHCP
11 75 (0.56%) BGP
12 72 (0.54%) AMQP
13 69 (0.52%) SSL
14 67 (0.50%) MQTT
15 65 (0.49%) Wireshark
16 64 (0.48%) WAN
17 56 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
18 53 (0.40%) tcpdump
19 49 (0.37%) MPLS
20 44 (0.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,993 (14.92%) PostgreSQL
2 1,111 (8.32%) MySQL
3 1,089 (8.15%) Data Warehouse
4 1,058 (7.92%) NoSQL
5 938 (7.02%) Big Data
6 730 (5.46%) Relational Database
7 707 (5.29%) MongoDB
8 653 (4.89%) SQL Server
9 612 (4.58%) Data Lake
10 588 (4.40%) Elasticsearch
11 582 (4.36%) Power BI
12 564 (4.22%) Tableau
13 466 (3.49%) Redis
14 449 (3.36%) Amazon Redshift
15 408 (3.05%) Hadoop
16 378 (2.83%) BigQuery
17 364 (2.72%) DynamoDB
18 345 (2.58%) Amazon RDS
19 256 (1.92%) Looker
20 238 (1.78%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 2,031 (15.20%) Git (software)
2 1,491 (11.16%) Jenkins
3 757 (5.67%) JIRA
4 705 (5.28%) GitLab
5 461 (3.45%) Selenium
6 366 (2.74%) CircleCI
7 253 (1.89%) Cypress.io
8 237 (1.77%) Bitbucket
9 199 (1.49%) Cucumber
10 167 (1.25%) TeamCity
11 163 (1.22%) webpack
12 148 (1.11%) Postman
13 138 (1.03%) Spinnaker
14 118 (0.88%) Maven
15 108 (0.81%) JUnit
16 90 (0.67%) Appium
17 81 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 80 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
19 75 (0.56%) Babel
20 74 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 3,416 (25.57%) Finance
2 3,072 (22.99%) Social Skills
3 1,632 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
4 1,080 (8.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 1,050 (7.86%) Marketing
6 770 (5.76%) Banking
7 753 (5.64%) Retail
8 714 (5.34%) Public Sector
9 659 (4.93%) Games
10 474 (3.55%) Advertising
11 301 (2.25%) Law
12 266 (1.99%) Telecoms
13 246 (1.84%) Electronics
14 243 (1.82%) Presentation Skills
15 239 (1.79%) Organisational Skills
16 220 (1.65%) Manufacturing
17 218 (1.63%) Legal
18 214 (1.60%) Automotive
19 159 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
20 148 (1.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2,942 (22.02%) Software Engineer
2 2,580 (19.31%) Developer
3 1,498 (11.21%) Data Engineer
4 1,270 (9.51%) DevOps Engineer
5 895 (6.70%) Senior Software Engineer
6 805 (6.02%) Python Developer
7 754 (5.64%) Analyst
8 662 (4.95%) Python Engineer
9 587 (4.39%) Senior Developer
10 532 (3.98%) Cloud Engineer
11 479 (3.59%) Full Stack Developer
12 446 (3.34%) Data Scientist
13 407 (3.05%) Senior Data Engineer
14 394 (2.95%) AWS Engineer
15 366 (2.74%) Senior DevOps
16 354 (2.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 340 (2.54%) Data Analyst
18 324 (2.42%) Software Developer
19 314 (2.35%) Python Software Engineer
20 303 (2.27%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,416 (18.08%) React
2 1,428 (10.69%) Node.js
3 1,242 (9.30%) Kafka
4 1,131 (8.46%) .NET
5 1,076 (8.05%) REST
6 1,074 (8.04%) Django
7 1,027 (7.69%) CSS
8 919 (6.88%) AngularJS
9 887 (6.64%) HTML
10 695 (5.20%) RESTful
11 588 (4.40%) Vue.js
12 496 (3.71%) GraphQL
13 465 (3.48%) Flask
14 457 (3.42%) Spring
15 415 (3.11%) Pandas
16 374 (2.80%) Web Services
17 364 (2.72%) Ruby on Rails
18 344 (2.57%) NumPy
19 305 (2.28%) Elastic Stack
20 304 (2.28%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 1,036 (7.75%) Algorithms
2 883 (6.61%) Cloud Native
3 685 (5.13%) User Experience
4 556 (4.16%) Self-Motivation
5 549 (4.11%) Data Structures
6 547 (4.09%) Public Cloud
7 493 (3.69%) Greenfield Project
8 451 (3.38%) Cyberattack
9 411 (3.08%) Mobile App
10 345 (2.58%) Cyber Defence
11 313 (2.34%) IoT
12 301 (2.25%) Blockchain
13 269 (2.01%) Virtual Team
14 247 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
15 242 (1.81%) Hedge funds
15 242 (1.81%) Management Information System
16 208 (1.56%) Fixed Income
17 195 (1.46%) Data Centre
18 190 (1.42%) Blog
19 184 (1.38%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3,025 (22.64%) Linux
2 923 (6.91%) Windows
3 683 (5.11%) Unix
4 268 (2.01%) Ubuntu
5 260 (1.95%) Android
6 212 (1.59%) Apple iOS
7 198 (1.48%) CentOS
8 148 (1.11%) Windows Server
9 120 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 69 (0.52%) Debian
11 57 (0.43%) Mac OS
12 39 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
13 26 (0.19%) VMS
14 25 (0.19%) FreeRTOS
15 20 (0.15%) Amazon Linux
15 20 (0.15%) Mac OS X
16 19 (0.14%) Mesosphere
17 17 (0.13%) Alpine Linux
18 16 (0.12%) Solaris
19 12 (0.090%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,099 (38.16%) Agile
2 4,767 (35.68%) Software Engineering
3 3,638 (27.23%) CI/CD
4 3,619 (27.09%) DevOps
5 2,507 (18.76%) Analytics
6 2,313 (17.31%) Data Science
7 2,054 (15.37%) Problem-Solving
8 1,981 (14.83%) Machine Learning
9 1,704 (12.75%) Test Automation
10 1,630 (12.20%) Full Stack Development
11 1,537 (11.50%) Computer Science
11 1,537 (11.50%) Scrum
12 1,499 (11.22%) Mentoring
13 1,478 (11.06%) Artificial Intelligence
14 1,449 (10.84%) Microservices
15 1,404 (10.51%) TDD
16 1,370 (10.25%) Infrastructure as Code
17 1,185 (8.87%) Data Engineering
18 1,155 (8.64%) Data Pipeline
19 1,106 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4,170 (31.21%) SQL
2 4,038 (30.22%) Java
3 3,407 (25.50%) JavaScript
4 1,721 (12.88%) Go
5 1,617 (12.10%) C#
6 1,555 (11.64%) Bash
7 1,336 (10.00%) TypeScript
8 1,312 (9.82%) Ruby
9 1,246 (9.33%) C++
10 891 (6.67%) R
11 851 (6.37%) PowerShell
12 817 (6.11%) Scala
13 736 (5.51%) C
14 637 (4.77%) Kotlin
15 591 (4.42%) PHP
16 347 (2.60%) Perl
17 339 (2.54%) Shell Script
18 243 (1.82%) Rust
19 238 (1.78%) ES6
20 204 (1.53%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1,649 (12.34%) Degree
2 857 (6.41%) Security Cleared
3 654 (4.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 628 (4.70%) SC Cleared
5 321 (2.40%) PhD
6 205 (1.53%) Master's Degree
7 184 (1.38%) AWS Certification
8 136 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
9 106 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
10 97 (0.73%) ISTQB
11 62 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
12 52 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 51 (0.38%) DV Cleared
14 47 (0.35%) ISEB
15 46 (0.34%) CCNP
16 45 (0.34%) GIAC
17 44 (0.33%) CCIE
18 41 (0.31%) CCNA
18 41 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
19 40 (0.30%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 881 (6.59%) QA
2 397 (2.97%) Data Quality
3 155 (1.16%) GDPR
4 134 (1.00%) Accessibility
5 87 (0.65%) Actionable Recommendations
6 78 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 72 (0.54%) SLA
8 34 (0.25%) NIST
9 30 (0.22%) WCAG
10 24 (0.18%) SOC 2
11 21 (0.16%) HIPAA
12 16 (0.12%) PCI DSS
13 13 (0.097%) GxP
13 13 (0.097%) SEPA
14 11 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 11 (0.082%) WAI
15 8 (0.060%) FISMA
15 8 (0.060%) HITRUST
15 8 (0.060%) IASME
15 8 (0.060%) JTAG
System Software
1 3,489 (26.11%) Docker
2 215 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 214 (1.60%) Active Directory
4 144 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
5 129 (0.97%) Firmware
6 56 (0.42%) Hyper-V
7 44 (0.33%) vSphere
8 42 (0.31%) KVM
9 35 (0.26%) Xen
10 32 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
11 28 (0.21%) iptables
12 23 (0.17%) VMware NSX
13 22 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 12 (0.090%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 12 (0.090%) Slurm Workload Manager
14 12 (0.090%) Snort
15 11 (0.082%) Ceph
16 10 (0.075%) Lustre
16 10 (0.075%) VirtualBox
17 9 (0.067%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3,287 (24.60%) Kubernetes
2 2,321 (17.37%) Terraform
3 1,358 (10.16%) Ansible
4 558 (4.18%) Puppet
5 524 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
6 351 (2.63%) Grafana
7 325 (2.43%) Prometheus
8 212 (1.59%) Docker Swarm
9 130 (0.97%) Kibana
10 94 (0.70%) Istio
11 87 (0.65%) Packer
12 68 (0.51%) Consul
13 65 (0.49%) Argo
14 63 (0.47%) Graphite
15 60 (0.45%) ZABBIX
16 58 (0.43%) HAProxy
17 56 (0.42%) Rancher
18 53 (0.40%) Nagios
19 52 (0.39%) logstash
20 48 (0.36%) Salt
Vendors
1 1,380 (10.33%) Google
2 809 (6.05%) Microsoft
3 500 (3.74%) Oracle
4 311 (2.33%) Splunk
5 298 (2.23%) Databricks
6 279 (2.09%) VMware
7 182 (1.36%) Red Hat
8 155 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
9 128 (0.96%) Funding Circle
10 117 (0.88%) Cisco
11 109 (0.82%) New Relic
12 108 (0.81%) SAP
13 106 (0.79%) Apple
13 106 (0.79%) Atlassian
14 98 (0.73%) IBM
15 95 (0.71%) Zopa
16 89 (0.67%) Dynatrace
17 84 (0.63%) Sun
18 79 (0.59%) SaltStack
19 67 (0.50%) ServiceNow