Period
to 21 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 45 53 64
Rank change year-on-year +8 +11 +13
Permanent jobs citing Python 552 567 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.23% 4.73% 4.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.22% 10.16% 7.88%
Number of salaries quoted 478 411 568
Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -4.91%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £64,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +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 advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,919 5,579 7,992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 46.62% 46.55% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4,310 4,406 6,794
Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,825
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in the Midlands

Python
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Python in the Midlands

Python
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in the Midlands over the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Python in the Midlands

Python
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 January 2020. 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
West Midlands +23 397 £50,000 +5.26% 108
East Midlands -12 153 £47,500 +5.56% 61
Python
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Python.

1 206 (37.32%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (35.33%) AWS
3 193 (34.96%) Linux
4 165 (29.89%) SQL
5 163 (29.53%) Java
6 141 (25.54%) C#
7 140 (25.36%) DevOps
8 130 (23.55%) Test Automation
9 128 (23.19%) JavaScript
10 122 (22.10%) Git (software)
11 108 (19.57%) Software Engineering
12 107 (19.38%) Degree
13 101 (18.30%) Azure
14 98 (17.75%) Jenkins
15 97 (17.57%) Windows
16 93 (16.85%) Ansible
17 90 (16.30%) Docker
17 90 (16.30%) Bash Shell
18 86 (15.58%) C++
19 78 (14.13%) GCP
20 76 (13.77%) Continuous Integration
21 74 (13.41%) Computer Science
22 73 (13.22%) Scrum
22 73 (13.22%) R
23 71 (12.86%) PowerShell
24 70 (12.68%) Terraform
25 63 (11.41%) Problem-Solving
26 61 (11.05%) SDLC
26 61 (11.05%) C
27 60 (10.87%) Finance

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 33 (5.98%) SAS
2 24 (4.35%) Apache Spark
3 16 (2.90%) Confluence
4 10 (1.81%) Apache
5 9 (1.63%) ArcGIS
6 7 (1.27%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.91%) Apache Airflow
7 5 (0.91%) nginx
8 4 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.54%) WordPress
10 2 (0.36%) Anypoint
10 2 (0.36%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.36%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.36%) Mule
10 2 (0.36%) Zope
11 1 (0.18%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.18%) IIS
11 1 (0.18%) JBoss
11 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.09%) Simulink
2 6 (1.09%) Stateflow
3 3 (0.54%) SPSS
4 2 (0.36%) 3ds Max
4 2 (0.36%) CINEMA 4D
4 2 (0.36%) LightWave 3D
4 2 (0.36%) Maya
4 2 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.36%) MODO
5 1 (0.18%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.18%) Data Workbench
Cloud Services
1 195 (35.33%) AWS
2 101 (18.30%) Azure
3 78 (14.13%) GCP
4 33 (5.98%) GitHub
5 28 (5.07%) Serverless
6 27 (4.89%) Power Platform
7 23 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
8 19 (3.44%) SaaS
9 17 (3.08%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (2.36%) Heroku
11 11 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (1.99%) Amazon S3
12 8 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (1.27%) AWS CodeBuild
13 7 (1.27%) IaaS
13 7 (1.27%) PaaS
14 6 (1.09%) Amazon Cognito
14 6 (1.09%) Amazon SageMaker
14 6 (1.09%) AWS CodePipeline
14 6 (1.09%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.62%) DNS
2 16 (2.90%) Firewall
3 13 (2.36%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.17%) Diameter Protocol
5 9 (1.63%) SNMP
6 8 (1.45%) HTTP
6 8 (1.45%) Internet
6 8 (1.45%) VPN
7 6 (1.09%) 802.11
7 6 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (1.09%) SAN
8 5 (0.91%) Skype
8 5 (0.91%) tcpdump
8 5 (0.91%) Wireshark
9 4 (0.72%) DHCP
9 4 (0.72%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (0.54%) 3G
10 3 (0.54%) 4G
10 3 (0.54%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (10.51%) SQL Server
2 47 (8.51%) MySQL
3 41 (7.43%) NoSQL
4 38 (6.88%) Big Data
5 28 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (4.89%) Hadoop
6 27 (4.89%) Power BI
7 26 (4.71%) MongoDB
8 23 (4.17%) Relational Database
9 21 (3.80%) GIS
10 14 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (2.17%) Geospatial Data
13 8 (1.45%) Apache Hive
14 7 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (1.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 7 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (1.09%) Looker
15 6 (1.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 122 (22.10%) Git (software)
2 98 (17.75%) Jenkins
3 36 (6.52%) Selenium
4 34 (6.16%) JIRA
5 24 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 21 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 18 (3.26%) Subversion
8 17 (3.08%) GitLab
9 13 (2.36%) Postman
9 13 (2.36%) SonarQube
10 12 (2.17%) Artifactory
10 12 (2.17%) GDB
11 11 (1.99%) Eclipse
12 10 (1.81%) Bitbucket
12 10 (1.81%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (1.81%) Sonatype Nexus
13 9 (1.63%) IntelliJ
14 8 (1.45%) Visual Studio
15 7 (1.27%) Burp Suite
15 7 (1.27%) Metasploit
General
1 60 (10.87%) Finance
2 21 (3.80%) Automotive
3 20 (3.62%) Electronics
3 20 (3.62%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.26%) Banking
4 18 (3.26%) Retail
5 15 (2.72%) Marketing
5 15 (2.72%) Public Sector
6 12 (2.17%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.63%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.45%) Aerospace
8 8 (1.45%) Games
9 6 (1.09%) Law
10 5 (0.91%) Military
11 4 (0.72%) Advertising
12 3 (0.54%) German Language
13 2 (0.36%) Legal
14 1 (0.18%) Back Office
14 1 (0.18%) Police
14 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 151 (27.36%) Developer
2 79 (14.31%) DevOps Engineer
3 56 (10.14%) Software Engineer
4 40 (7.25%) Analyst
5 32 (5.80%) Data Engineer
6 30 (5.43%) Cloud Engineer
7 28 (5.07%) Software Developer
8 27 (4.89%) Senior Developer
9 26 (4.71%) Python Developer
9 26 (4.71%) Tester
10 23 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
11 21 (3.80%) Penetration Tester
12 20 (3.62%) AWS Engineer
12 20 (3.62%) Azure Engineer
12 20 (3.62%) Java Developer
13 19 (3.44%) AWS DevOps
14 18 (3.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 18 (3.26%) Consultant
14 18 (3.26%) Python Engineer
15 17 (3.08%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (10.33%) HTML
2 56 (10.14%) CSS
3 49 (8.88%) Web Services
4 40 (7.25%) REST
5 39 (7.07%) Node.js
6 29 (5.25%) AngularJS
7 26 (4.71%) .NET
8 25 (4.53%) React
9 21 (3.80%) HTML5
9 21 (3.80%) SOAP
10 20 (3.62%) CSS3
11 18 (3.26%) Spring
12 16 (2.90%) Django
12 16 (2.90%) Elastic Stack
13 12 (2.17%) Gherkin
13 12 (2.17%) XML
14 11 (1.99%) Flask
15 10 (1.81%) Kafka
15 10 (1.81%) scikit-learn
16 9 (1.63%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.52%) Algorithms
3 34 (6.16%) Public Cloud
4 25 (4.53%) Data Structures
5 22 (3.99%) User Experience
6 20 (3.62%) Credit Risk
7 18 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (2.72%) Management Information System
9 14 (2.54%) Cloud Native
9 14 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (2.54%) Linux Command Line
10 13 (2.36%) Virtual Team
11 12 (2.17%) Cyberthreat
11 12 (2.17%) Infotainment
11 12 (2.17%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.81%) Enterprise Cloud
13 9 (1.63%) Renewable Energy
14 8 (1.45%) CUDA
14 8 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 193 (34.96%) Linux
2 97 (17.57%) Windows
3 36 (6.52%) Unix
4 26 (4.71%) Kali Linux
5 24 (4.35%) CentOS
6 16 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.81%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.09%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.91%) Solaris
10 2 (0.36%) Debian
10 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (37.32%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (25.36%) DevOps
3 130 (23.55%) Test Automation
4 108 (19.57%) Software Engineering
5 76 (13.77%) Continuous Integration
6 74 (13.41%) Computer Science
7 73 (13.22%) Scrum
8 63 (11.41%) Problem-Solving
9 61 (11.05%) SDLC
10 58 (10.51%) Open Source
11 55 (9.96%) Data Science
12 51 (9.24%) Analytics
12 51 (9.24%) OO
13 48 (8.70%) Machine Learning
13 48 (8.70%) Mentoring
14 46 (8.33%) Infrastructure as Code
15 43 (7.79%) Microservices
16 40 (7.25%) Configuration Management
17 38 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
17 38 (6.88%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 165 (29.89%) SQL
2 163 (29.53%) Java
3 141 (25.54%) C#
4 128 (23.19%) JavaScript
5 90 (16.30%) Bash Shell
6 86 (15.58%) C++
7 73 (13.22%) R
8 71 (12.86%) PowerShell
9 61 (11.05%) C
10 59 (10.69%) Ruby
11 58 (10.51%) PHP
12 43 (7.79%) Scala
13 34 (6.16%) Perl
14 28 (5.07%) Go
15 15 (2.72%) Rust
16 11 (1.99%) MATLAB
17 9 (1.63%) ES6
17 9 (1.63%) TypeScript
18 6 (1.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 6 (1.09%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 107 (19.38%) Degree
2 30 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.62%) OSCP
4 19 (3.44%) CHECK Team Leader
4 19 (3.44%) CHECK Team Member
4 19 (3.44%) CREST Certified
4 19 (3.44%) Tigerscheme
5 12 (2.17%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (1.63%) AWS Certification
8 7 (1.27%) SANS
9 6 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.91%) GPEN
10 5 (0.91%) HND
11 4 (0.72%) CISSP
11 4 (0.72%) Cyber Scheme
11 4 (0.72%) GWAPT
11 4 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.72%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (9.24%) QA
2 12 (2.17%) Basel II
2 12 (2.17%) IFRS
2 12 (2.17%) IFRS 9
3 11 (1.99%) GDPR
4 8 (1.45%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.09%) ISO 26262
6 3 (0.54%) MISRA
7 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.18%) IEC 61131
8 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.18%) NCSC
8 1 (0.18%) NIST
System Software
1 90 (16.30%) Docker
2 17 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.45%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.09%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.91%) vSphere
5 5 (0.91%) XenApp
5 5 (0.91%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.72%) NFS
6 4 (0.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.18%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 93 (16.85%) Ansible
2 70 (12.68%) Terraform
3 59 (10.69%) Puppet
4 55 (9.96%) Kubernetes
5 29 (5.25%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (5.25%) Packer
6 13 (2.36%) Grafana
6 13 (2.36%) Prometheus
7 10 (1.81%) Docker Swarm
8 9 (1.63%) Consul
8 9 (1.63%) Graphite
9 8 (1.45%) Nessus
10 7 (1.27%) logstash
11 6 (1.09%) Nagios
11 6 (1.09%) Nmap
12 4 (0.72%) Mesos
12 4 (0.72%) Oracle ZFS
12 4 (0.72%) rkt
12 4 (0.72%) Simpana
12 4 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 59 (10.69%) Google
2 50 (9.06%) Microsoft
3 38 (6.88%) Oracle
4 22 (3.99%) VMware
5 16 (2.90%) Splunk
6 11 (1.99%) Alibaba
6 11 (1.99%) Cisco
6 11 (1.99%) Red Hat
7 10 (1.81%) Tableau
8 9 (1.63%) AppDynamics
9 8 (1.45%) IBM
9 8 (1.45%) Sun
10 6 (1.09%) Citrix
11 5 (0.91%) Databricks
11 5 (0.91%) New Relic
11 5 (0.91%) SolarWinds
12 4 (0.72%) CommVault
12 4 (0.72%) MuleSoft
12 4 (0.72%) Netezza
12 4 (0.72%) Veritas