Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 108 112
Rank change year-on-year +25 +4 +63
Permanent jobs citing Python 533 432 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.61% 2.81% 2.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.02% 5.34% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 413 421 406
Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -1.84%
10th Percentile £29,800 £26,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 7,591 8,086 8,756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 51.43% 52.53% 46.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6,436 6,987 7,431
Midlands median annual salary £41,800 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.50% +1.27% +2.60%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 2018. 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 +54 355 £47,500 +18.75% 85
East Midlands -20 173 £52,500 +31.25% 16
Python
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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.

1 271 (50.84%) Java
2 237 (44.47%) Linux
3 187 (35.08%) Agile Software Development
4 178 (33.40%) Ruby
5 168 (31.52%) DevOps
6 166 (31.14%) SQL
7 163 (30.58%) JavaScript
8 162 (30.39%) Amazon AWS
9 154 (28.89%) C#
10 134 (25.14%) Windows
11 130 (24.39%) Perl
12 129 (24.20%) PHP
13 126 (23.64%) Microsoft Azure
14 125 (23.45%) Jenkins
14 125 (23.45%) Software Engineering
15 114 (21.39%) Ansible
16 110 (20.64%) Degree
17 107 (20.08%) Docker
18 105 (19.70%) Bash Shell
19 101 (18.95%) Git (software)
20 100 (18.76%) Test Automation
21 98 (18.39%) Open Source
22 97 (18.20%) Puppet
23 93 (17.45%) Opscode Chef
24 88 (16.51%) Scrum
25 81 (15.20%) PowerShell
26 80 (15.01%) TDD
27 72 (13.51%) Computer Science
27 72 (13.51%) MySQL
28 71 (13.32%) Problem-Solving

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 63 (11.82%) Apache
2 48 (9.01%) Elasticsearch
3 38 (7.13%) Apache Spark
4 26 (4.88%) Confluence
5 22 (4.13%) SAS
5 22 (4.13%) Tomcat
6 18 (3.38%) nginx
7 12 (2.25%) IIS
8 6 (1.13%) CloudStack
9 5 (0.94%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.75%) CMS
11 3 (0.56%) JBoss
12 2 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.38%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.38%) Apache Airflow
12 2 (0.38%) Liferay
13 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.19%) Drupal
13 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (2.25%) SPSS
2 8 (1.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (1.50%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.31%) Chatbot
3 7 (1.31%) Houdini
3 7 (1.31%) Maya
3 7 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.38%) Blender
5 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 162 (30.39%) Amazon AWS
2 126 (23.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (6.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 26 (4.88%) SaaS
5 22 (4.13%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (2.44%) CloudFront
6 13 (2.44%) GitHub
6 13 (2.44%) PaaS
7 12 (2.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (2.06%) Amazon S3
8 11 (2.06%) IBM Cloud
9 10 (1.88%) IaaS
10 7 (1.31%) OpenShift
10 7 (1.31%) Serverless
11 6 (1.13%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (1.13%) Heroku
11 6 (1.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (0.94%) Fastly
12 5 (0.94%) Office 365
12 5 (0.94%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.38%) DNS
2 28 (5.25%) Firewall
3 18 (3.38%) Internet
4 17 (3.19%) SSL
5 12 (2.25%) DHCP
5 12 (2.25%) HTTP
6 11 (2.06%) VPN
7 9 (1.69%) WAN
8 8 (1.50%) Broadband
8 8 (1.50%) LAN
9 7 (1.31%) TCP/IP
9 7 (1.31%) Wireless
10 5 (0.94%) Network Security
11 4 (0.75%) FTP
12 3 (0.56%) IPsec
12 3 (0.56%) Skype
12 3 (0.56%) SNMP
13 2 (0.38%) Bluetooth
13 2 (0.38%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (13.51%) MySQL
2 66 (12.38%) MongoDB
3 65 (12.20%) NoSQL
4 55 (10.32%) SQL Server
5 43 (8.07%) Big Data
6 37 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
7 28 (5.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 27 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (5.07%) Hadoop
9 20 (3.75%) Data Mining
10 19 (3.56%) BigQuery
11 18 (3.38%) Amazon RDS
12 16 (3.00%) Redis
13 15 (2.81%) Relational Database
14 13 (2.44%) Oracle Database
15 12 (2.25%) Bigtable
16 8 (1.50%) GIS
16 8 (1.50%) RDBMS
17 7 (1.31%) Power BI
17 7 (1.31%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 125 (23.45%) Jenkins
2 101 (18.95%) Git (software)
3 38 (7.13%) JIRA
4 34 (6.38%) Subversion
5 31 (5.82%) Selenium
6 29 (5.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 28 (5.25%) GoCD
8 27 (5.07%) WebDriver
9 26 (4.88%) Cucumber
10 24 (4.50%) Bitbucket
11 22 (4.13%) Vagrant
12 16 (3.00%) Visual Studio
13 15 (2.81%) Maven
14 13 (2.44%) SpecFlow
15 10 (1.88%) TeamCity
16 9 (1.69%) Mercurial
17 8 (1.50%) JMeter
17 8 (1.50%) JUnit
18 7 (1.31%) CircleCI
18 7 (1.31%) Hudson
General
1 64 (12.01%) Finance
2 53 (9.94%) Retail
3 25 (4.69%) Marketing
4 20 (3.75%) Games
5 18 (3.38%) Automotive
5 18 (3.38%) Manufacturing
6 14 (2.63%) Electronics
7 12 (2.25%) Back Office
7 12 (2.25%) Banking
8 9 (1.69%) Advertising
8 9 (1.69%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.31%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.94%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.56%) Legal
12 2 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 145 (27.20%) Developer
2 89 (16.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 50 (9.38%) Software Engineer
4 36 (6.75%) Java Developer
5 34 (6.38%) Python Developer
6 33 (6.19%) Linux Engineer
7 30 (5.63%) Analyst
8 25 (4.69%) Software Developer
9 24 (4.50%) Junior
10 23 (4.32%) Graduate
11 22 (4.13%) Administrator
12 21 (3.94%) Data Engineer
13 20 (3.75%) Data Scientist
13 20 (3.75%) Junior Developer
13 20 (3.75%) Senior Developer
13 20 (3.75%) Site Reliability Engineer
14 19 (3.56%) DBA
14 19 (3.56%) Graduate Developer
14 19 (3.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 19 (3.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (11.07%) HTML
2 49 (9.19%) Node.js
2 49 (9.19%) Web Services
3 47 (8.82%) CSS
4 45 (8.44%) .NET
5 26 (4.88%) AngularJS
5 26 (4.88%) RESTful
6 24 (4.50%) Django
6 24 (4.50%) Elastic Stack
7 23 (4.32%) REST
8 22 (4.13%) React
9 20 (3.75%) JSON
9 20 (3.75%) Kafka
10 19 (3.56%) ASP.NET
10 19 (3.56%) jQuery
10 19 (3.56%) XML
11 16 (3.00%) Flask
11 16 (3.00%) Spring
12 15 (2.81%) Memcached
13 14 (2.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 72 (13.51%) Computer Science
2 58 (10.88%) Algorithms
3 34 (6.38%) Data Structures
4 30 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
5 26 (4.88%) User Experience
6 21 (3.94%) Linux Command Line
7 20 (3.75%) Data Centre
8 16 (3.00%) Fintech
9 15 (2.81%) Replication
10 14 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (2.06%) Clustering
11 11 (2.06%) Public Cloud
12 10 (1.88%) Augmented Reality
13 9 (1.69%) Management Information System
14 8 (1.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 8 (1.50%) Graphic Design
15 7 (1.31%) Driving Licence
16 6 (1.13%) Minimum Viable Product
16 6 (1.13%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 237 (44.47%) Linux
2 134 (25.14%) Windows
3 38 (7.13%) Unix
4 30 (5.63%) Windows Server
5 17 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.50%) Mac OS
7 6 (1.13%) Android
7 6 (1.13%) CentOS
8 3 (0.56%) VMS
9 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.19%) Debian
10 1 (0.19%) Fedora
10 1 (0.19%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (35.08%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (31.52%) DevOps
3 125 (23.45%) Software Engineering
4 100 (18.76%) Test Automation
5 98 (18.39%) Open Source
6 88 (16.51%) Scrum
7 80 (15.01%) TDD
8 71 (13.32%) Problem-Solving
9 68 (12.76%) Configuration Management
10 63 (11.82%) BDD
11 61 (11.44%) Continuous Integration
11 61 (11.44%) Machine Learning
12 56 (10.51%) OO
13 55 (10.32%) Microservices
14 53 (9.94%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 49 (9.19%) Analytics
16 47 (8.82%) Software Testing
17 43 (8.07%) Coaching
18 40 (7.50%) Web Development
19 37 (6.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 271 (50.84%) Java
2 178 (33.40%) Ruby
3 166 (31.14%) SQL
4 163 (30.58%) JavaScript
5 154 (28.89%) C#
6 130 (24.39%) Perl
7 129 (24.20%) PHP
8 105 (19.70%) Bash Shell
9 81 (15.20%) PowerShell
10 63 (11.82%) C++
11 55 (10.32%) Shell Script
12 46 (8.63%) Go
13 45 (8.44%) R
14 34 (6.38%) C
15 25 (4.69%) Scala
16 19 (3.56%) Java 8
17 15 (2.81%) MATLAB
17 15 (2.81%) PHP 5
18 12 (2.25%) Jython
19 9 (1.69%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 110 (20.64%) Degree
2 38 (7.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (2.81%) PhD
4 14 (2.63%) Master's Degree
5 10 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.69%) RHCE
7 8 (1.50%) RHCSA
7 8 (1.50%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.31%) HND
8 7 (1.31%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.94%) CCNA
9 5 (0.94%) CCNP
9 5 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.94%) ISEB
9 5 (0.94%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.75%) MCSA
10 4 (0.75%) MCSE
10 4 (0.75%) TOGAF Certification
10 4 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.13%) QA
2 7 (1.31%) IEC 61131
3 5 (0.94%) GCP
3 5 (0.94%) PMO
4 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) GDPR
5 1 (0.19%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.19%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 107 (20.08%) Docker
2 33 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.44%) Xen
4 11 (2.06%) vSphere
5 7 (1.31%) Squid
6 6 (1.13%) Firmware
7 4 (0.75%) Samba
8 3 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.56%) iptables
8 3 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.38%) Active Directory
9 2 (0.38%) XenApp
10 1 (0.19%) Ceph
10 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.19%) KVM
10 1 (0.19%) NFS
10 1 (0.19%) PowerDNS
Systems Management
1 114 (21.39%) Ansible
2 97 (18.20%) Puppet
3 93 (17.45%) Opscode Chef
4 67 (12.57%) Kubernetes
5 52 (9.76%) Terraform
6 33 (6.19%) Nagios
7 20 (3.75%) Docker Swarm
7 20 (3.75%) Graphite
8 19 (3.56%) Kibana
9 17 (3.19%) logstash
10 11 (2.06%) Marathon
11 9 (1.69%) Packer
12 8 (1.50%) Opsview
12 8 (1.50%) Salt
13 7 (1.31%) Cobbler
13 7 (1.31%) Grafana
14 6 (1.13%) Consul
14 6 (1.13%) ZABBIX
15 5 (0.94%) Ambari
15 5 (0.94%) SELinux
Vendors
1 51 (9.57%) Google
2 47 (8.82%) Oracle
3 42 (7.88%) VMware
4 37 (6.94%) Microsoft
5 23 (4.32%) Red Hat
6 22 (4.13%) Atlassian
7 14 (2.63%) Cloudera
8 13 (2.44%) Talend
9 10 (1.88%) Adobe
9 10 (1.88%) Twitter
10 8 (1.50%) SaltStack
11 7 (1.31%) MapR
12 6 (1.13%) NetApp
12 6 (1.13%) Rackspace
12 6 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.94%) Apple
13 5 (0.94%) Huawei
13 5 (0.94%) IBM
13 5 (0.94%) Tableau
14 4 (0.75%) Splunk