Period
to 14 April 2021

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 14 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > Midlands
6 months to
14 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 18 30 58
Rank change year-on-year +12 +28 +22
Permanent jobs citing Python 706 599 572
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 9.36% 6.54% 4.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.86% 13.85% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 574 536 406
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,125 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%

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 3,743 4,326 5,870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 49.62% 47.20% 48.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3,151 3,780 4,536
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £52,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 14 April 2021.

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 14 April 2021. 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 +11 472 £57,500 +15.00% 108
East Midlands +19 228 £50,000 - 54
Python
England

For the 6 months to 14 April 2021, 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.

1 228 (32.29%) Agile Software Development
1 228 (32.29%) SQL
2 213 (30.17%) JavaScript
3 211 (29.89%) DevOps
4 202 (28.61%) Java
5 197 (27.90%) AWS
6 188 (26.63%) Linux
7 171 (24.22%) C#
8 167 (23.65%) Azure
9 155 (21.95%) Docker
10 134 (18.98%) Microsoft
11 131 (18.56%) Terraform
12 116 (16.43%) Kubernetes
13 112 (15.86%) Ansible
13 112 (15.86%) PHP
14 109 (15.44%) Bash Shell
15 107 (15.16%) Microservices
16 103 (14.59%) Software Engineering
17 100 (14.16%) Degree
17 100 (14.16%) Node.js
17 100 (14.16%) Analytics
18 99 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
19 91 (12.89%) Problem-Solving
20 87 (12.32%) Git (software)
20 87 (12.32%) Ruby
21 86 (12.18%) Jenkins
22 85 (12.04%) HTML
22 85 (12.04%) CSS
23 84 (11.90%) Fintech
24 82 (11.61%) GCP

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 24 (3.40%) Confluence
2 20 (2.83%) Apache Spark
3 12 (1.70%) Apache
4 11 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.42%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.13%) OpenStack
7 6 (0.85%) Camunda
7 6 (0.85%) CMS
8 5 (0.71%) nginx
8 5 (0.71%) SAS
9 4 (0.57%) JBoss
9 4 (0.57%) OpenROAD
9 4 (0.57%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.42%) Jupyter
11 2 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.28%) Apache Synapse
11 2 (0.28%) IIS
11 2 (0.28%) WordPress
12 1 (0.14%) Liferay
12 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 26 (3.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.13%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.71%) Sketch
4 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.14%) Maya
Business Applications
1 5 (0.71%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.14%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.14%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 197 (27.90%) AWS
2 167 (23.65%) Azure
3 82 (11.61%) GCP
4 74 (10.48%) GitHub
5 70 (9.92%) SaaS
6 64 (9.07%) Power Platform
7 53 (7.51%) Serverless
8 33 (4.67%) PaaS
9 32 (4.53%) AWS Lambda
10 26 (3.68%) AWS CloudFormation
11 24 (3.40%) IaaS
12 21 (2.97%) Amazon ECS
13 18 (2.55%) Azure Data Factory
14 14 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
15 11 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 9 (1.27%) PowerApps
17 8 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
17 8 (1.13%) Power Automate
18 5 (0.71%) Amazon EKS
18 5 (0.71%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (5.38%) Firewall
2 30 (4.25%) TCP/IP
3 26 (3.68%) HTTP
4 16 (2.27%) DNS
5 14 (1.98%) VPN
6 13 (1.84%) Ethernet
7 10 (1.42%) OpenVPN
8 9 (1.27%) Modbus
9 8 (1.13%) DHCP
10 7 (0.99%) Internet
10 7 (0.99%) RS-232
10 7 (0.99%) RS-485
11 6 (0.85%) FlexRay
12 5 (0.71%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.57%) DMZ
13 4 (0.57%) LAN
13 4 (0.57%) WAN
14 3 (0.42%) SSH
14 3 (0.42%) STUN
14 3 (0.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (9.07%) Power BI
2 63 (8.92%) SQL Server
3 59 (8.36%) MongoDB
4 42 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
4 42 (5.95%) NoSQL
5 32 (4.53%) MySQL
6 31 (4.39%) Tableau
7 30 (4.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 25 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
10 22 (3.12%) Big Data
10 22 (3.12%) Data Mining
11 20 (2.83%) Relational Database
12 19 (2.69%) Amazon RDS
12 19 (2.69%) Hadoop
12 19 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (1.98%) Data Lake
14 13 (1.84%) Apache Hive
15 11 (1.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 11 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 87 (12.32%) Git (software)
2 86 (12.18%) Jenkins
3 41 (5.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 41 (5.81%) GitLab
4 38 (5.38%) JIRA
5 19 (2.69%) Bitbucket
6 16 (2.27%) TeamCity
7 15 (2.12%) Robot Framework
8 13 (1.84%) Selenium
8 13 (1.84%) Visual Studio
9 9 (1.27%) Eclipse
9 9 (1.27%) GCC
9 9 (1.27%) Vagrant
10 8 (1.13%) Travis CI
11 7 (0.99%) Hudson
12 6 (0.85%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.85%) JMeter
13 5 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (0.71%) Spinnaker
14 4 (0.57%) webpack
General
1 67 (9.49%) Finance
2 53 (7.51%) Law
3 39 (5.52%) Manufacturing
4 33 (4.67%) Multimedia
5 26 (3.68%) Games
6 21 (2.97%) Publishing
6 21 (2.97%) Retail
7 14 (1.98%) Electronics
7 14 (1.98%) Public Sector
8 13 (1.84%) Automotive
9 12 (1.70%) Aerospace
9 12 (1.70%) Marketing
10 8 (1.13%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.42%) Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Billing
12 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 232 (32.86%) Developer
2 108 (15.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 51 (7.22%) Python Developer
4 49 (6.94%) Software Engineer
4 49 (6.94%) Web Developer
5 46 (6.52%) Python Engineer
6 44 (6.23%) AWS Engineer
7 39 (5.52%) Platform Engineer
8 37 (5.24%) Data Engineer
9 34 (4.82%) Azure Engineer
10 33 (4.67%) Full Stack Developer
10 33 (4.67%) Trainee Developer
10 33 (4.67%) Trainee Web Developer
11 32 (4.53%) Analyst
12 29 (4.11%) Cloud Engineer
13 25 (3.54%) AWS DevOps
13 25 (3.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 25 (3.54%) Systems Engineer
14 24 (3.40%) Junior
15 23 (3.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (14.16%) Node.js
2 85 (12.04%) CSS
2 85 (12.04%) HTML
3 68 (9.63%) REST
4 64 (9.07%) AngularJS
4 64 (9.07%) React
5 58 (8.22%) .NET
5 58 (8.22%) Flask
6 50 (7.08%) HTML5
7 46 (6.52%) Django
8 44 (6.23%) CSS3
9 34 (4.82%) Kafka
10 33 (4.67%) Vue.js
11 24 (3.40%) ASP.NET
12 22 (3.12%) Spring
13 19 (2.69%) Web Services
14 18 (2.55%) GraphQL
15 15 (2.12%) RESTful
16 14 (1.98%) Laravel
17 13 (1.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (2.97%) Management Information System
3 20 (2.83%) Data Structures
4 16 (2.27%) Public Cloud
5 14 (1.98%) Algorithms
6 11 (1.56%) Cloud Native
7 10 (1.42%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.27%) CAN bus
8 9 (1.27%) Industrial Internet of Things
8 9 (1.27%) User Experience
9 8 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (1.13%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (0.85%) CESG
10 6 (0.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (0.71%) FMCG
12 4 (0.57%) e-Learning
12 4 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.57%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.28%) Lidar
13 2 (0.28%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 188 (26.63%) Linux
2 77 (10.91%) Windows
3 50 (7.08%) Unix
4 22 (3.12%) Windows Server
5 20 (2.83%) CentOS
6 17 (2.41%) Ubuntu
7 9 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.42%) Kali Linux
8 3 (0.42%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.28%) Fedora
9 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.14%) Alpine Linux
10 1 (0.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (32.29%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (29.89%) DevOps
3 107 (15.16%) Microservices
4 103 (14.59%) Software Engineering
5 100 (14.16%) Analytics
6 99 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
7 91 (12.89%) Problem-Solving
8 84 (11.90%) Fintech
9 73 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
10 68 (9.63%) Open Source
11 63 (8.92%) Computer Science
11 63 (8.92%) Test Automation
12 59 (8.36%) Configuration Management
13 58 (8.22%) Web Development
14 56 (7.93%) Machine Learning
15 51 (7.22%) Mentoring
15 51 (7.22%) SDLC
16 48 (6.80%) ETL
16 48 (6.80%) TDD
17 47 (6.66%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 228 (32.29%) SQL
2 213 (30.17%) JavaScript
3 202 (28.61%) Java
4 171 (24.22%) C#
5 112 (15.86%) PHP
6 109 (15.44%) Bash Shell
7 87 (12.32%) Ruby
8 79 (11.19%) PowerShell
9 72 (10.20%) C++
10 63 (8.92%) Go
11 59 (8.36%) Perl
12 56 (7.93%) C
13 48 (6.80%) R
14 19 (2.69%) T-SQL
15 18 (2.55%) Java 8
16 15 (2.12%) VBA
17 14 (1.98%) Scala
18 13 (1.84%) Embedded C
18 13 (1.84%) TypeScript
19 12 (1.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 100 (14.16%) Degree
2 58 (8.22%) Security Cleared
3 55 (7.79%) SC Cleared
4 22 (3.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (1.84%) AWS Certification
6 9 (1.27%) PhD
7 8 (1.13%) CIW
7 8 (1.13%) OCA
7 8 (1.13%) OCP
7 8 (1.13%) Oracle Certification
8 7 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.99%) RHCE
9 6 (0.85%) CREST Certified
9 6 (0.85%) GCIH
9 6 (0.85%) OSCP
9 6 (0.85%) SANS
10 5 (0.71%) CISSP
10 5 (0.71%) CompTIA Security+
11 4 (0.57%) MCSA
11 4 (0.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.83%) Data Quality
2 12 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.27%) QA
4 6 (0.85%) ISO 26262
4 6 (0.85%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 6 (0.85%) MISRA
4 6 (0.85%) MISRA C
4 6 (0.85%) NCSC
4 6 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.85%) SLA
5 2 (0.28%) GDPR
6 1 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 155 (21.95%) Docker
2 28 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.97%) Firmware
4 20 (2.83%) Active Directory
5 13 (1.84%) vSphere
6 9 (1.27%) BitLocker
7 5 (0.71%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.42%) HDFS
8 3 (0.42%) Kamailio
8 3 (0.42%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.28%) NFS
9 2 (0.28%) Postfix
9 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.14%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.14%) Samba
10 1 (0.14%) Squid
Systems Management
1 131 (18.56%) Terraform
2 116 (16.43%) Kubernetes
3 112 (15.86%) Ansible
4 52 (7.37%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (6.09%) Puppet
6 22 (3.12%) Prometheus
7 15 (2.12%) Docker Swarm
7 15 (2.12%) Packer
8 13 (1.84%) SCCM
9 11 (1.56%) Consul
9 11 (1.56%) Nagios
10 10 (1.42%) Graylog
10 10 (1.42%) logstash
10 10 (1.42%) Opsgenie
10 10 (1.42%) Rundeck
11 9 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
12 8 (1.13%) Grafana
12 8 (1.13%) Salt
13 7 (0.99%) CFEngine
14 6 (0.85%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 134 (18.98%) Microsoft
2 51 (7.22%) Google
3 35 (4.96%) Oracle
4 29 (4.11%) VMware
5 24 (3.40%) Red Hat
6 21 (2.97%) Sun
7 19 (2.69%) Atlassian
8 18 (2.55%) Databricks
9 14 (1.98%) TOWER Software
10 9 (1.27%) Cisco
10 9 (1.27%) FireEye
10 9 (1.27%) IBM
10 9 (1.27%) McAfee
10 9 (1.27%) SAP
10 9 (1.27%) Symantec
10 9 (1.27%) Tanium
11 8 (1.13%) Talend
12 7 (0.99%) Adobe
12 7 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.85%) New Relic