Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 16 31
Rank change year-on-year -3 +15 +16
Permanent jobs citing Python 612 892 615
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 11.23% 11.06% 7.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.68% 19.16% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,014 1,602 1,074
Median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +14.29%
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £63,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.83% +4.35% +4.55%

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 3,461 4,655 4,690
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 63.52% 57.74% 58.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3,079 4,178 4,187
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 8 August 2020.

Python salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, Python job roles required the following IT 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.

1 230 (37.58%) AWS
2 228 (37.25%) DevOps
3 224 (36.60%) Docker
4 181 (29.58%) Linux
5 159 (25.98%) Kubernetes
6 157 (25.65%) Java
6 157 (25.65%) JavaScript
7 144 (23.53%) SQL
7 144 (23.53%) Software Engineering
8 130 (21.24%) Terraform
9 129 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
10 114 (18.63%) Azure
11 111 (18.14%) Data Science
12 99 (16.18%) Bash Shell
13 98 (16.01%) PostgreSQL
14 94 (15.36%) Machine Learning
15 93 (15.20%) Ansible
16 90 (14.71%) Git (software)
17 85 (13.89%) Go
18 80 (13.07%) Node.js
19 74 (12.09%) Jenkins
20 73 (11.93%) C++
21 70 (11.44%) Analytics
22 67 (10.95%) Problem-Solving
22 67 (10.95%) Degree
23 64 (10.46%) Ruby
24 63 (10.29%) C#
24 63 (10.29%) Mentoring
25 62 (10.13%) Microservices
25 62 (10.13%) Artificial Intelligence

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 34 (5.56%) Apache Spark
2 31 (5.07%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (2.45%) Apache
3 15 (2.45%) SAS
4 12 (1.96%) OpenStack
5 11 (1.80%) Apache Airflow
6 9 (1.47%) Confluence
7 8 (1.31%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.14%) nginx
9 5 (0.82%) ColdFusion
9 5 (0.82%) Luigi
9 5 (0.82%) WordPress
10 3 (0.49%) Gluu
10 3 (0.49%) Pachyderm
11 2 (0.33%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.33%) IIS
12 1 (0.16%) Jupyter
12 1 (0.16%) Resin
Applications
1 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.16%) Inkscape
2 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.14%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.33%) Magento
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.33%) Shopify
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.16%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 230 (37.58%) AWS
2 114 (18.63%) Azure
3 59 (9.64%) Serverless
4 49 (8.01%) AWS Lambda
5 40 (6.54%) SaaS
6 39 (6.37%) GCP
7 33 (5.39%) Power Platform
8 26 (4.25%) GitHub
9 25 (4.08%) Slack
10 24 (3.92%) PaaS
11 23 (3.76%) Amazon EC2
11 23 (3.76%) Amazon ECS
11 23 (3.76%) Dropbox
12 21 (3.43%) Amazon S3
12 21 (3.43%) IaaS
13 19 (3.10%) AWS CloudFormation
14 18 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 18 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
15 13 (2.12%) OpenShift
16 10 (1.63%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (5.88%) DNS
2 28 (4.58%) Internet
2 28 (4.58%) TCP/IP
3 19 (3.10%) Firewall
4 14 (2.29%) HTTP
5 10 (1.63%) VPN
6 9 (1.47%) Ethernet
7 8 (1.31%) ATM
8 7 (1.14%) Asterisk PBX
8 7 (1.14%) LAN
8 7 (1.14%) VoIP
9 6 (0.98%) BGP
9 6 (0.98%) MPLS
9 6 (0.98%) OSPF
9 6 (0.98%) RTP
9 6 (0.98%) Wireshark
10 5 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (0.82%) Network Security
10 5 (0.82%) WAN
11 4 (0.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (16.01%) PostgreSQL
2 59 (9.64%) NoSQL
3 42 (6.86%) SQL Server
4 38 (6.21%) Big Data
5 35 (5.72%) MongoDB
6 34 (5.56%) MySQL
7 24 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (3.76%) Power BI
9 20 (3.27%) Relational Database
10 19 (3.10%) Amazon RDS
11 18 (2.94%) Hadoop
12 16 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (2.29%) Amazon Redshift
13 14 (2.29%) MariaDB
14 13 (2.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 12 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (1.80%) Redis
17 8 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
17 8 (1.31%) OLAP
18 7 (1.14%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 90 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 74 (12.09%) Jenkins
3 24 (3.92%) GitLab
4 15 (2.45%) JIRA
5 14 (2.29%) Bitbucket
5 14 (2.29%) webpack
6 13 (2.12%) Mercurial
7 12 (1.96%) Selenium
8 10 (1.63%) Maven
8 10 (1.63%) TeamCity
9 9 (1.47%) Gradle
9 9 (1.47%) Subversion
10 8 (1.31%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.31%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.14%) CircleCI
11 7 (1.14%) SonarQube
11 7 (1.14%) Travis CI
12 6 (0.98%) GoCD
12 6 (0.98%) IntelliJ
13 5 (0.82%) Xcode
General
1 48 (7.84%) Finance
2 25 (4.08%) Banking
3 18 (2.94%) Public Sector
4 17 (2.78%) Games
5 13 (2.12%) Law
5 13 (2.12%) Marketing
6 11 (1.80%) Aerospace
7 10 (1.63%) Advertising
7 10 (1.63%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.47%) Retail
9 7 (1.14%) Front Office
10 6 (0.98%) Electronics
10 6 (0.98%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.49%) Local Government
11 3 (0.49%) Military
11 3 (0.49%) Police
12 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.33%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.33%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 158 (25.82%) Developer
2 112 (18.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 71 (11.60%) Python Developer
4 60 (9.80%) Software Engineer
5 52 (8.50%) Data Scientist
6 35 (5.72%) AWS Engineer
6 35 (5.72%) Data Engineer
6 35 (5.72%) Senior Developer
7 33 (5.39%) Python Engineer
8 26 (4.25%) Linux Engineer
8 26 (4.25%) Senior DevOps
9 23 (3.76%) Architect
9 23 (3.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 22 (3.59%) Java Developer
11 21 (3.43%) Full Stack Developer
11 21 (3.43%) Senior Software Engineer
12 20 (3.27%) AWS DevOps
12 20 (3.27%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 20 (3.27%) Senior Data Scientist
12 20 (3.27%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (13.07%) Node.js
2 57 (9.31%) Django
3 51 (8.33%) React
4 49 (8.01%) CSS
5 46 (7.52%) AngularJS
6 45 (7.35%) REST
7 43 (7.03%) HTML
8 34 (5.56%) .NET
9 31 (5.07%) RESTful
10 28 (4.58%) Web Services
11 25 (4.08%) jQuery
12 23 (3.76%) Kafka
13 19 (3.10%) Spring
14 17 (2.78%) Flask
14 17 (2.78%) Redux
15 16 (2.61%) TensorFlow
16 14 (2.29%) Sass
16 14 (2.29%) XML
17 12 (1.96%) Spring Boot
17 12 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.68%) Greenfield Project
2 42 (6.86%) User Experience
3 31 (5.07%) Algorithms
4 27 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.10%) Cloud Native
6 18 (2.94%) Data Centre
7 15 (2.45%) Internet of Things
7 15 (2.45%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.45%) Public Cloud
8 13 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
9 12 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
10 10 (1.63%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.63%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.47%) NHS
12 7 (1.14%) FMCG
13 6 (0.98%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.82%) CAN bus
14 5 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.82%) PKI
14 5 (0.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 181 (29.58%) Linux
2 39 (6.37%) Unix
3 34 (5.56%) Windows
4 18 (2.94%) CentOS
5 16 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (1.96%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.47%) Ubuntu
8 8 (1.31%) Mac OS
8 8 (1.31%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.98%) Android
9 6 (0.98%) Debian
10 5 (0.82%) Robot Operating System
11 4 (0.65%) Fedora
11 4 (0.65%) Solaris
12 3 (0.49%) AIX
13 2 (0.33%) HPUX
13 2 (0.33%) VMS
14 1 (0.16%) SUSE
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (37.25%) DevOps
2 144 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 129 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (18.14%) Data Science
5 94 (15.36%) Machine Learning
6 70 (11.44%) Analytics
7 67 (10.95%) Problem-Solving
8 63 (10.29%) Mentoring
9 62 (10.13%) Artificial Intelligence
9 62 (10.13%) Microservices
10 56 (9.15%) Infrastructure as Code
11 55 (8.99%) Fintech
12 52 (8.50%) Visualisation
13 50 (8.17%) Configuration Management
14 49 (8.01%) Test Automation
15 46 (7.52%) TDD
16 44 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
17 40 (6.54%) Computer Science
17 40 (6.54%) Open Source
18 38 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 157 (25.65%) Java
1 157 (25.65%) JavaScript
2 144 (23.53%) SQL
3 99 (16.18%) Bash Shell
4 85 (13.89%) Go
5 73 (11.93%) C++
6 64 (10.46%) Ruby
7 63 (10.29%) C#
8 51 (8.33%) PHP
9 49 (8.01%) PowerShell
10 39 (6.37%) C
11 35 (5.72%) R
12 25 (4.08%) Scala
13 22 (3.59%) Shell Script
14 20 (3.27%) Perl
15 19 (3.10%) Groovy
16 18 (2.94%) TypeScript
17 12 (1.96%) Kotlin
18 9 (1.47%) ES6
18 9 (1.47%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 67 (10.95%) Degree
2 22 (3.59%) PhD
3 16 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (1.80%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.31%) CCNA
6 8 (1.31%) DBS Check
6 8 (1.31%) OSCP
7 7 (1.14%) CCNP
7 7 (1.14%) CEH
7 7 (1.14%) GWAPT
7 7 (1.14%) Master's Degree
7 7 (1.14%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.82%) JNCIA
8 5 (0.82%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.65%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.65%) CREST Certified
10 3 (0.49%) OSCE
10 3 (0.49%) RHCSA
10 3 (0.49%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.94%) NIST
2 16 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.45%) QA
4 11 (1.80%) GDPR
5 7 (1.14%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.98%) NIST 800
7 5 (0.82%) PMO
8 4 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.16%) GxP
9 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 224 (36.60%) Docker
2 9 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.14%) vSphere
4 6 (0.98%) Kamailio
5 3 (0.49%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.49%) Firmware
5 3 (0.49%) iptables
6 2 (0.33%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.33%) Gluster
6 2 (0.33%) GlusterFS
6 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.16%) Varnish
7 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.16%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 159 (25.98%) Kubernetes
2 130 (21.24%) Terraform
3 93 (15.20%) Ansible
4 46 (7.52%) Puppet
5 33 (5.39%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (2.61%) Grafana
6 16 (2.61%) Packer
7 14 (2.29%) Prometheus
8 11 (1.80%) Rancher
9 10 (1.63%) Kibana
10 8 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.98%) Docker Swarm
11 6 (0.98%) Pingdom
12 4 (0.65%) Graylog
12 4 (0.65%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.65%) Icinga
12 4 (0.65%) Nagios
12 4 (0.65%) Red Hat Satellite
13 3 (0.49%) Munin
13 3 (0.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.23%) Tableau
3 24 (3.92%) Oracle
4 23 (3.76%) CrowdStrike
5 20 (3.27%) Red Hat
6 18 (2.94%) Google
7 15 (2.45%) New Relic
7 15 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (1.96%) SAP
8 12 (1.96%) VMware
9 9 (1.47%) Cisco
9 9 (1.47%) Databricks
10 8 (1.31%) hybris
10 8 (1.31%) IBM
11 7 (1.14%) Adobe
12 6 (0.98%) Juniper
12 6 (0.98%) Splunk
13 4 (0.65%) Facebook
13 4 (0.65%) NVIDIA
13 4 (0.65%) SaltStack