Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 15 15 17
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Python 3,781 1,566 866
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 12.75% 14.01% 11.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.87% 22.55% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,733 1,439 761
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £38,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £95,000 £113,750
UK 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 with a WFH option and a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 16,530 6,946 4,347
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 55.75% 62.14% 59.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13,030 6,317 3,830
10th Percentile £37,750 £35,000 £34,750
25th Percentile £46,750 £42,500 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
75th Percentile £81,250 £71,250 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £85,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 27 January 2022.

Python salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 1,749 (46.26%) AWS
2 1,297 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
3 1,280 (33.85%) Software Engineering
4 1,238 (32.74%) DevOps
5 1,208 (31.95%) SQL
6 1,195 (31.61%) Azure
7 1,073 (28.38%) Java
8 1,054 (27.88%) JavaScript
9 1,033 (27.32%) CI/CD
10 909 (24.04%) Docker
11 884 (23.38%) Finance
12 741 (19.60%) Linux
13 726 (19.20%) Kubernetes
14 698 (18.46%) GCP
15 696 (18.41%) C#
16 688 (18.20%) Analytics
17 680 (17.98%) React
18 679 (17.96%) Social Skills
19 663 (17.54%) Terraform
20 536 (14.18%) PostgreSQL
21 528 (13.96%) Git (software)
22 505 (13.36%) Full Stack Development
23 472 (12.48%) Data Science
24 466 (12.32%) Problem-Solving
24 466 (12.32%) Microservices
25 436 (11.53%) CSS
26 430 (11.37%) Node.js
26 430 (11.37%) Jenkins
27 411 (10.87%) Machine Learning
28 409 (10.82%) C++

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
1 164 (4.34%) Apache Spark
2 123 (3.25%) GeoServer
3 120 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
4 102 (2.70%) Apache
5 99 (2.62%) Confluence
6 49 (1.30%) Apache Airflow
7 43 (1.14%) nginx
8 31 (0.82%) CMS
9 25 (0.66%) OpenStack
10 24 (0.63%) SAS
11 22 (0.58%) Apache Solr
12 16 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
12 16 (0.42%) WordPress
13 15 (0.40%) IIS
14 11 (0.29%) Apache Pig
15 9 (0.24%) SharePoint
16 5 (0.13%) Gunicorn
16 5 (0.13%) Tomcat
17 4 (0.11%) Jupyter
17 4 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 141 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (0.26%) Chatbot
5 9 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.21%) SPSS
7 6 (0.16%) Simulink
7 6 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.053%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.053%) Adobe XD
8 2 (0.053%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.026%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.026%) Blender
9 1 (0.026%) Houdini
9 1 (0.026%) Maya
9 1 (0.026%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.026%) Weka
Business Applications
1 15 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.29%) Summit
3 9 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.21%) NetSuite
5 7 (0.19%) Magento
6 3 (0.079%) Shopify
7 2 (0.053%) Distributed Ledger
7 2 (0.053%) Eikon
7 2 (0.053%) R3 Corda
7 2 (0.053%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.053%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.053%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.053%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.053%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.053%) SAP GRC
7 2 (0.053%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.053%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.053%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.053%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.026%) IBM Planning Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1,749 (46.26%) AWS
2 1,195 (31.61%) Azure
3 698 (18.46%) GCP
4 391 (10.34%) Serverless
5 276 (7.30%) GitHub
6 261 (6.90%) Power Platform
7 232 (6.14%) Amazon S3
8 210 (5.55%) AWS Lambda
9 206 (5.45%) SaaS
10 201 (5.32%) Amazon EC2
11 160 (4.23%) AWS CloudFormation
12 140 (3.70%) PaaS
13 126 (3.33%) Amazon ECS
14 87 (2.30%) CloudFront
15 84 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
16 83 (2.20%) IaaS
17 76 (2.01%) Azure Data Factory
17 76 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
18 71 (1.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 57 (1.51%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 207 (5.47%) HTTP
2 152 (4.02%) DNS
3 80 (2.12%) Firewall
4 62 (1.64%) TCP/IP
5 57 (1.51%) VPN
6 52 (1.38%) Internet
7 51 (1.35%) AMQP
8 44 (1.16%) Network Security
9 37 (0.98%) Wireless
10 32 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
11 29 (0.77%) WAN
12 26 (0.69%) DVB
12 26 (0.69%) MIMO
13 25 (0.66%) Broadband
14 23 (0.61%) DHCP
14 23 (0.61%) SNMP
15 21 (0.56%) LAN
16 16 (0.42%) BGP
16 16 (0.42%) IPv6
16 16 (0.42%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 536 (14.18%) PostgreSQL
2 346 (9.15%) MySQL
3 300 (7.93%) Data Warehouse
4 272 (7.19%) SQL Server
5 253 (6.69%) NoSQL
6 248 (6.56%) Power BI
7 231 (6.11%) Relational Database
8 205 (5.42%) Big Data
9 196 (5.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 173 (4.58%) Redis
11 160 (4.23%) MongoDB
12 131 (3.46%) Amazon RDS
13 129 (3.41%) Hadoop
14 128 (3.39%) GIS
14 128 (3.39%) Tableau
15 124 (3.28%) QGIS
16 119 (3.15%) Data Lake
17 103 (2.72%) RDBMS
18 96 (2.54%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
19 91 (2.41%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 528 (13.96%) Git (software)
2 430 (11.37%) Jenkins
3 221 (5.85%) JIRA
4 138 (3.65%) GitLab
5 126 (3.33%) Selenium
6 110 (2.91%) Bitbucket
7 79 (2.09%) CircleCI
8 61 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 44 (1.16%) Cypress.io
10 42 (1.11%) Cucumber
11 36 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
12 28 (0.74%) JMeter
13 24 (0.63%) Postman
13 24 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
13 24 (0.63%) Visual Studio
14 21 (0.56%) Maven
14 21 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 20 (0.53%) LoadRunner
15 20 (0.53%) TeamCity
16 18 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 884 (23.38%) Finance
2 679 (17.96%) Social Skills
3 335 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
4 314 (8.30%) Retail
5 192 (5.08%) Banking
6 176 (4.65%) Front Office
7 165 (4.36%) Marketing
8 128 (3.39%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 116 (3.07%) Automotive
10 105 (2.78%) Games
11 92 (2.43%) Public Sector
12 83 (2.20%) Publishing
13 76 (2.01%) Advertising
14 55 (1.45%) Law
15 43 (1.14%) Legal
16 40 (1.06%) Manufacturing
17 34 (0.90%) Telecoms
18 31 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
19 29 (0.77%) Financial Institution
20 28 (0.74%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,113 (29.44%) Developer
2 656 (17.35%) Software Engineer
3 572 (15.13%) Python Developer
4 413 (10.92%) DevOps Engineer
5 321 (8.49%) Senior Developer
6 317 (8.38%) Data Engineer
7 254 (6.72%) Python Engineer
8 202 (5.34%) AWS Engineer
9 185 (4.89%) Senior Python Developer
10 181 (4.79%) Cloud Engineer
11 173 (4.58%) Analyst
12 171 (4.52%) Architect
13 152 (4.02%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 150 (3.97%) Senior Software Engineer
15 138 (3.65%) Software Developer
16 129 (3.41%) Data Scientist
17 128 (3.39%) Python Software Engineer
18 123 (3.25%) Geospatial Engineer
19 105 (2.78%) Full Stack Developer
20 102 (2.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 680 (17.98%) React
2 436 (11.53%) CSS
3 430 (11.37%) Node.js
4 369 (9.76%) Django
5 325 (8.60%) HTML
6 307 (8.12%) .NET
7 229 (6.06%) Kafka
8 216 (5.71%) AngularJS
9 201 (5.32%) REST
10 200 (5.29%) RESTful
11 181 (4.79%) Flask
12 166 (4.39%) Vue.js
13 148 (3.91%) Pandas
14 130 (3.44%) PostGIS
15 123 (3.25%) Leaflet
15 123 (3.25%) OpenLayers
16 114 (3.02%) Web Services
17 105 (2.78%) NumPy
18 102 (2.70%) JSON
19 96 (2.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 215 (5.69%) Algorithms
2 167 (4.42%) Equities
3 142 (3.76%) Derivative
4 136 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
5 125 (3.31%) Fixed Income
6 123 (3.25%) Cloud Native
7 119 (3.15%) User Experience
8 112 (2.96%) Public Cloud
9 109 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 102 (2.70%) Social Media
11 101 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
12 95 (2.51%) Hedge funds
13 76 (2.01%) Video\Live Streaming
14 67 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
15 64 (1.69%) Management Information System
16 52 (1.38%) Driving Licence
16 52 (1.38%) NHS
17 51 (1.35%) Data Structures
17 51 (1.35%) Mobile App
18 45 (1.19%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 741 (19.60%) Linux
2 231 (6.11%) Windows
3 164 (4.34%) Ubuntu
4 154 (4.07%) Unix
5 60 (1.59%) Windows Server
6 48 (1.27%) CentOS
7 44 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (0.90%) Android
8 34 (0.90%) Apple iOS
9 28 (0.74%) Debian
10 21 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
11 11 (0.29%) Solaris
12 10 (0.26%) AIX
12 10 (0.26%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.19%) Alpine Linux
13 7 (0.19%) Fedora
14 6 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
15 5 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (0.11%) FreeBSD
16 4 (0.11%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,297 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
2 1,280 (33.85%) Software Engineering
3 1,238 (32.74%) DevOps
4 1,033 (27.32%) CI/CD
5 688 (18.20%) Analytics
6 505 (13.36%) Full Stack Development
7 472 (12.48%) Data Science
8 466 (12.32%) Microservices
8 466 (12.32%) Problem-Solving
9 411 (10.87%) Machine Learning
10 373 (9.87%) Test Automation
11 350 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
12 336 (8.89%) Infrastructure as Code
13 321 (8.49%) Computer Science
14 314 (8.30%) Scrum
15 308 (8.15%) TDD
16 295 (7.80%) Artificial Intelligence
17 280 (7.41%) Mentoring
18 272 (7.19%) Visualisation
19 265 (7.01%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1,208 (31.95%) SQL
2 1,073 (28.38%) Java
3 1,054 (27.88%) JavaScript
4 696 (18.41%) C#
5 409 (10.82%) C++
6 359 (9.49%) TypeScript
7 349 (9.23%) Go
8 344 (9.10%) Bash
9 270 (7.14%) R
10 260 (6.88%) Ruby
11 246 (6.51%) PowerShell
12 222 (5.87%) Scala
13 211 (5.58%) C
14 202 (5.34%) PHP
15 126 (3.33%) Perl
16 94 (2.49%) Shell Script
17 93 (2.46%) Kotlin
17 93 (2.46%) MATLAB
18 83 (2.20%) T-SQL
19 81 (2.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 359 (9.49%) Degree
2 292 (7.72%) Security Cleared
3 242 (6.40%) SC Cleared
4 112 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 70 (1.85%) AWS Certification
6 61 (1.61%) PhD
7 51 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
8 40 (1.06%) Master's Degree
9 29 (0.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 29 (0.77%) CESG Certified Professional
10 20 (0.53%) ISTQB
11 19 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (0.42%) CCNA
12 16 (0.42%) OSCP
13 14 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
14 13 (0.34%) CISSP
14 13 (0.34%) CompTIA Security+
15 12 (0.32%) CCNP
15 12 (0.32%) MCSE
16 10 (0.26%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (5.32%) QA
2 73 (1.93%) Data Quality
3 45 (1.19%) Accessibility
4 31 (0.82%) GDPR
5 29 (0.77%) IASME
5 29 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 29 (0.77%) NIST
6 17 (0.45%) SLA
7 10 (0.26%) SEPA
8 8 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
9 6 (0.16%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.13%) GRC
11 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (0.079%) DICOM
12 3 (0.079%) NCSC
13 2 (0.053%) PSD2
14 1 (0.026%) PMO
14 1 (0.026%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.026%) Solvency II
System Software
1 909 (24.04%) Docker
2 37 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 33 (0.87%) Firmware
4 32 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.32%) Varnish
7 10 (0.26%) Hyper-V
7 10 (0.26%) VirtualBox
8 9 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 9 (0.24%) vSphere
9 6 (0.16%) KVM
10 5 (0.13%) Ceph
10 5 (0.13%) iptables
11 4 (0.11%) Snort
11 4 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.053%) HDFS
12 2 (0.053%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.053%) Xen
12 2 (0.053%) XenApp
12 2 (0.053%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 726 (19.20%) Kubernetes
2 663 (17.54%) Terraform
3 373 (9.87%) Ansible
4 212 (5.61%) Puppet
5 200 (5.29%) Opscode Chef
6 74 (1.96%) Grafana
7 62 (1.64%) Prometheus
8 45 (1.19%) Docker Swarm
9 32 (0.85%) HAProxy
10 29 (0.77%) CASB
11 23 (0.61%) Nagios
11 23 (0.61%) Packer
12 21 (0.56%) ZABBIX
13 20 (0.53%) Kibana
14 14 (0.37%) Icinga
15 11 (0.29%) Oozie
15 11 (0.29%) Salt
16 10 (0.26%) logstash
16 10 (0.26%) Rancher
17 9 (0.24%) Matomo
Vendors
1 372 (9.84%) Microsoft
2 354 (9.36%) Google
3 149 (3.94%) Oracle
4 102 (2.70%) Splunk
5 84 (2.22%) Databricks
6 58 (1.53%) Red Hat
7 53 (1.40%) VMware
8 43 (1.14%) BISAM
9 40 (1.06%) SAP
10 35 (0.93%) Dynatrace
11 34 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
12 33 (0.87%) Cisco
13 32 (0.85%) IBM
14 28 (0.74%) Adobe
14 28 (0.74%) F5
15 27 (0.71%) Informatica
16 26 (0.69%) Cloudera
16 26 (0.69%) Hortonworks
17 24 (0.63%) AppDynamics
17 24 (0.63%) Zend