Period
to 4 August 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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > Midlands
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 44 84
Rank change year-on-year +22 +40 +29
Permanent jobs citing Python 449 618 510
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 8.72% 5.26% 3.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.46% 10.70% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 406 482 439
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +14.46%
10th Percentile £32,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 2,571 5,774 7,177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 49.90% 49.19% 50.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,168 4,740 6,093
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £61,250
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 proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Python in the Midlands

Python
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Python in the Midlands

Python
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python in the Midlands over the 6 months to 4 August 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 4 August 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 +23 312 £50,000 - 57
East Midlands +24 134 £45,000 - 21
Python
England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 176 (39.20%) AWS
2 163 (36.30%) Linux
3 141 (31.40%) JavaScript
4 137 (30.51%) DevOps
5 135 (30.07%) Agile Software Development
6 130 (28.95%) Java
7 120 (26.73%) Azure
8 113 (25.17%) Windows
9 103 (22.94%) C#
9 103 (22.94%) SQL
10 84 (18.71%) Git (software)
11 81 (18.04%) Docker
12 79 (17.59%) Kubernetes
12 79 (17.59%) Software Engineering
13 78 (17.37%) Jenkins
14 74 (16.48%) C++
15 73 (16.26%) Bash Shell
16 67 (14.92%) PowerShell
17 66 (14.70%) Microservices
18 61 (13.59%) Ansible
19 59 (13.14%) Analytics
20 57 (12.69%) Terraform
21 53 (11.80%) GCP
22 50 (11.14%) Open Source
22 50 (11.14%) Perl
23 48 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
23 48 (10.69%) Problem-Solving
24 47 (10.47%) Degree
25 46 (10.24%) HTML
25 46 (10.24%) Flask

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 10 (2.23%) Apache Spark
1 10 (2.23%) Confluence
2 9 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (2.00%) IIS
3 8 (1.78%) SAS
4 6 (1.34%) Jupyter
5 3 (0.67%) Apache Solr
5 3 (0.67%) ArcGIS
5 3 (0.67%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.45%) Apache
6 2 (0.45%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.45%) JBoss
6 2 (0.45%) nginx
6 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.45%) WordPress
7 1 (0.22%) CMS
7 1 (0.22%) Drupal
7 1 (0.22%) Joomla!
Applications
1 7 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.34%) S-PLUS
3 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 2 (0.45%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.22%) ENOVIA
2 1 (0.22%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.22%) Shopify
2 1 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 176 (39.20%) AWS
2 120 (26.73%) Azure
3 53 (11.80%) GCP
4 42 (9.35%) SaaS
5 36 (8.02%) Serverless
6 35 (7.80%) AWS Lambda
7 29 (6.46%) GitHub
8 24 (5.35%) Power Platform
9 13 (2.90%) Amazon S3
10 11 (2.45%) AWS CodePipeline
11 10 (2.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 10 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (2.23%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (2.00%) Heroku
13 8 (1.78%) Amazon Kinesis
14 7 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (1.11%) AWS CloudTrail
15 5 (1.11%) CloudFront
15 5 (1.11%) PowerApps
16 4 (0.89%) AWS CodeDeploy
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.34%) TCP/IP
2 12 (2.67%) HTTP
3 9 (2.00%) Firewall
4 6 (1.34%) VPN
5 4 (0.89%) DNS
5 4 (0.89%) LAN
5 4 (0.89%) WAN
6 3 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.67%) Network Security
6 3 (0.67%) SAN
6 3 (0.67%) Skype
6 3 (0.67%) tcpdump
6 3 (0.67%) WebEx
6 3 (0.67%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.45%) Internet
7 2 (0.45%) IPv6
7 2 (0.45%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.45%) VSAN
8 1 (0.22%) CTI
8 1 (0.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (8.91%) NoSQL
2 36 (8.02%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (7.80%) Big Data
3 35 (7.80%) MongoDB
4 23 (5.12%) Power BI
4 23 (5.12%) SQL Server
5 22 (4.90%) MySQL
6 20 (4.45%) Data Lake
7 16 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (3.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 14 (3.12%) Relational Database
9 13 (2.90%) Hadoop
10 12 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (2.23%) Apache Hive
11 10 (2.23%) Data Mining
11 10 (2.23%) Impala
11 10 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (2.00%) InterSystems Cache
13 8 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 84 (18.71%) Git (software)
2 78 (17.37%) Jenkins
3 26 (5.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 25 (5.57%) GitLab
5 20 (4.45%) Selenium
6 15 (3.34%) Bitbucket
7 13 (2.90%) JIRA
7 13 (2.90%) Subversion
8 11 (2.45%) Mercurial
8 11 (2.45%) Sonatype Nexus
9 10 (2.23%) NUnit
9 10 (2.23%) TeamCity
10 9 (2.00%) JUnit
11 8 (1.78%) Cucumber
11 8 (1.78%) Visual Studio
12 7 (1.56%) Artifactory
12 7 (1.56%) Eclipse
12 7 (1.56%) IntelliJ
12 7 (1.56%) Maven
13 6 (1.34%) Postman
General
1 38 (8.46%) Law
2 36 (8.02%) Finance
3 17 (3.79%) Retail
4 11 (2.45%) Back Office
5 10 (2.23%) Public Sector
6 7 (1.56%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.34%) Legal
7 6 (1.34%) Marketing
8 5 (1.11%) Banking
8 5 (1.11%) Billing
9 4 (0.89%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.67%) Games
10 3 (0.67%) Publishing
10 3 (0.67%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.45%) Advertising
11 2 (0.45%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.22%) Electronics
12 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 168 (37.42%) Developer
2 58 (12.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 42 (9.35%) Python Developer
4 41 (9.13%) Software Engineer
5 26 (5.79%) Data Engineer
6 25 (5.57%) Cloud Engineer
7 24 (5.35%) Python Engineer
7 24 (5.35%) Senior Developer
8 23 (5.12%) Analyst
9 20 (4.45%) AWS Engineer
9 20 (4.45%) Backend Developer
9 20 (4.45%) Java Developer
10 19 (4.23%) Azure Engineer
10 19 (4.23%) Software Developer
11 18 (4.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 18 (4.01%) Lead Developer
12 17 (3.79%) Linux Engineer
13 15 (3.34%) Administrator
13 15 (3.34%) Automation Engineer
14 14 (3.12%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (10.24%) Flask
1 46 (10.24%) HTML
2 45 (10.02%) Node.js
3 42 (9.35%) CSS
4 41 (9.13%) Django
5 36 (8.02%) REST
6 35 (7.80%) AngularJS
7 33 (7.35%) React
8 30 (6.68%) .NET
9 27 (6.01%) Kafka
10 26 (5.79%) Web Services
11 23 (5.12%) Vue.js
12 20 (4.45%) jQuery
13 19 (4.23%) Elastic Stack
14 16 (3.56%) HTML5
15 14 (3.12%) GraphQL
15 14 (3.12%) JSON
15 14 (3.12%) SOAP
16 13 (2.90%) CSS3
17 12 (2.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.24%) Public Cloud
3 14 (3.12%) User Experience
4 10 (2.23%) Cloud Native
4 10 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (1.78%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.78%) Private Cloud
6 5 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (1.11%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.89%) Algorithms
7 4 (0.89%) Credit Risk
7 4 (0.89%) Renewable Energy
8 3 (0.67%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (0.67%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (0.67%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.67%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 163 (36.30%) Linux
2 113 (25.17%) Windows
3 38 (8.46%) Unix
4 20 (4.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (4.45%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.23%) CentOS
6 6 (1.34%) Android
6 6 (1.34%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.67%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.45%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (30.51%) DevOps
2 135 (30.07%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (17.59%) Software Engineering
4 66 (14.70%) Microservices
5 59 (13.14%) Analytics
6 50 (11.14%) Open Source
7 48 (10.69%) Problem-Solving
8 44 (9.80%) Test Automation
9 40 (8.91%) Fintech
10 38 (8.46%) Data Science
11 35 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
11 35 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (7.80%) Scrum
12 34 (7.57%) Mentoring
13 30 (6.68%) Artificial Intelligence
14 29 (6.46%) High Availability
15 27 (6.01%) ETL
15 27 (6.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 25 (5.57%) Infrastructure as Code
16 25 (5.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 141 (31.40%) JavaScript
2 130 (28.95%) Java
3 103 (22.94%) C#
3 103 (22.94%) SQL
4 74 (16.48%) C++
5 73 (16.26%) Bash Shell
6 67 (14.92%) PowerShell
7 50 (11.14%) Perl
8 34 (7.57%) Go
9 33 (7.35%) PHP
9 33 (7.35%) R
9 33 (7.35%) Ruby
10 17 (3.79%) C
11 12 (2.67%) T-SQL
12 10 (2.23%) Shell Script
13 9 (2.00%) Fortran
13 9 (2.00%) PL/SQL
13 9 (2.00%) Scala
13 9 (2.00%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.34%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 47 (10.47%) Degree
2 19 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.79%) AWS Certification
4 15 (3.34%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (2.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (2.00%) DV Cleared
9 8 (1.78%) MCSA
9 8 (1.78%) MCSE
9 8 (1.78%) PhD
9 8 (1.78%) RHCE
10 3 (0.67%) GCFA
10 3 (0.67%) GCIA
10 3 (0.67%) GCIH
10 3 (0.67%) GREM
10 3 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.67%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.67%) SANS
11 2 (0.45%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.34%) NIST
2 12 (2.67%) Data Quality
3 10 (2.23%) QA
4 4 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 81 (18.04%) Docker
2 24 (5.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.23%) HDFS
3 10 (2.23%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.00%) Squid
5 4 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.67%) Firmware
7 2 (0.45%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 2 (0.45%) vCloud
7 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.45%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.45%) vSphere
7 2 (0.45%) XenApp
7 2 (0.45%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.22%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 79 (17.59%) Kubernetes
2 61 (13.59%) Ansible
3 57 (12.69%) Terraform
4 43 (9.58%) Puppet
5 23 (5.12%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (3.12%) Packer
7 11 (2.45%) Docker Swarm
8 10 (2.23%) Grafana
9 9 (2.00%) Graphite
9 9 (2.00%) Prometheus
10 8 (1.78%) Consul
11 6 (1.34%) Hadoop YARN
12 4 (0.89%) Mesos
13 3 (0.67%) CSIRT
13 3 (0.67%) Fluentd
13 3 (0.67%) Nagios
13 3 (0.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 2 (0.45%) Kibana
14 2 (0.45%) vCenter Server
15 1 (0.22%) Marathon
Vendors
1 43 (9.58%) Microsoft
2 32 (7.13%) VMware
3 26 (5.79%) Google
4 22 (4.90%) Red Hat
5 20 (4.45%) Oracle
6 14 (3.12%) Atlassian
7 13 (2.90%) Splunk
8 9 (2.00%) Tableau
9 8 (1.78%) Cloudera
10 6 (1.34%) New Relic
10 6 (1.34%) Talend
11 5 (1.11%) Cisco
11 5 (1.11%) Informatica
12 4 (0.89%) Ab Initio
12 4 (0.89%) Dell
12 4 (0.89%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (0.89%) Teradata
13 3 (0.67%) McAfee
13 3 (0.67%) NetApp
13 3 (0.67%) Symantec