Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 49 56
Rank change year-on-year +29 +7 +22
Permanent jobs citing Python 364 539 600
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 9.03% 4.84% 4.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.74% 10.17% 9.27%
Number of salaries quoted 351 463 482
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,300 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £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 2,175 5,299 6,471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 53.96% 47.57% 48.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,810 4,608 5,400
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £64,733
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +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 25 October 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 25 October 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 +31 267 £50,000 - 93
East Midlands +32 94 £42,500 -15.00% 33
Python
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 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.

1 141 (38.74%) AWS
2 127 (34.89%) Linux
2 127 (34.89%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (31.32%) DevOps
4 109 (29.95%) JavaScript
5 94 (25.82%) SQL
6 84 (23.08%) Java
7 82 (22.53%) Azure
8 78 (21.43%) Docker
9 73 (20.05%) Software Engineering
10 70 (19.23%) C++
11 69 (18.96%) Microservices
12 68 (18.68%) Windows
12 68 (18.68%) Degree
13 67 (18.41%) Node.js
14 65 (17.86%) Git (software)
14 65 (17.86%) Perl
15 64 (17.58%) Kubernetes
16 58 (15.93%) C#
17 56 (15.38%) GCP
18 55 (15.11%) Bash Shell
19 54 (14.84%) AngularJS
19 54 (14.84%) Analytics
20 53 (14.56%) Flask
21 52 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
22 51 (14.01%) Jenkins
23 50 (13.74%) PowerShell
24 48 (13.19%) Ansible
25 47 (12.91%) Terraform
25 47 (12.91%) Unix

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 18 (4.95%) Confluence
2 12 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (1.92%) GlassFish
3 7 (1.92%) JBoss
3 7 (1.92%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.37%) IIS
5 4 (1.10%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.10%) Jupyter
6 2 (0.55%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.55%) nginx
6 2 (0.55%) SAS
6 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.55%) WordPress
7 1 (0.27%) CMS
7 1 (0.27%) Drupal
7 1 (0.27%) Jadu
7 1 (0.27%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.55%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.47%) Odoo
2 7 (1.92%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.55%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.27%) Exchequer
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.27%) Shopify
4 1 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 141 (38.74%) AWS
2 82 (22.53%) Azure
3 56 (15.38%) GCP
4 46 (12.64%) SaaS
5 41 (11.26%) AWS Lambda
6 40 (10.99%) Serverless
7 31 (8.52%) GitHub
8 19 (5.22%) AWS CloudFormation
9 15 (4.12%) Power Platform
10 10 (2.75%) Amazon S3
11 9 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (1.37%) Heroku
13 5 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (1.10%) AWS CloudTrail
14 4 (1.10%) PaaS
15 3 (0.82%) Amazon Kinesis
15 3 (0.82%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.87%) HTTP
2 21 (5.77%) Firewall
3 10 (2.75%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.92%) Internet
4 7 (1.92%) VPN
5 6 (1.65%) LAN
5 6 (1.65%) WAN
6 5 (1.37%) DNS
7 4 (1.10%) Network Security
7 4 (1.10%) SMTP
7 4 (1.10%) SNMP
8 3 (0.82%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.82%) FTP
8 3 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.82%) RS-232
8 3 (0.82%) RS-485
8 3 (0.82%) Skype
8 3 (0.82%) tcpdump
8 3 (0.82%) WebEx
8 3 (0.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.16%) MongoDB
2 32 (8.79%) NoSQL
2 32 (8.79%) SQL Server
3 26 (7.14%) Big Data
4 20 (5.49%) Data Lake
4 20 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (4.40%) MySQL
7 14 (3.85%) Power BI
8 13 (3.57%) Hadoop
8 13 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (3.02%) Data Mining
9 11 (3.02%) Relational Database
10 10 (2.75%) HBase
10 10 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
11 9 (2.47%) Apache Hive
12 8 (2.20%) Impala
12 8 (2.20%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 65 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 51 (14.01%) Jenkins
3 26 (7.14%) GitLab
3 26 (7.14%) JIRA
4 23 (6.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 18 (4.95%) Bitbucket
6 13 (3.57%) Selenium
7 12 (3.30%) JUnit
7 12 (3.30%) TeamCity
8 10 (2.75%) Artifactory
9 9 (2.47%) Sonatype Nexus
10 8 (2.20%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.92%) Apache Archiva
11 7 (1.92%) Mockito
11 7 (1.92%) NUnit
12 6 (1.65%) Maven
12 6 (1.65%) Mercurial
13 5 (1.37%) Appium
13 5 (1.37%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 40 (10.99%) Finance
2 24 (6.59%) Law
3 17 (4.67%) Retail
4 12 (3.30%) Public Sector
5 8 (2.20%) Banking
6 7 (1.92%) Back Office
7 6 (1.65%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.37%) Legal
9 4 (1.10%) Electronics
9 4 (1.10%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.55%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.55%) Publishing
10 2 (0.55%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.27%) Automotive
11 1 (0.27%) Games
11 1 (0.27%) Marketing
11 1 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 112 (30.77%) Developer
2 43 (11.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 40 (10.99%) Python Developer
4 34 (9.34%) Software Engineer
5 33 (9.07%) Python Engineer
6 23 (6.32%) Junior
7 20 (5.49%) Senior Developer
8 19 (5.22%) Lead Developer
9 18 (4.95%) Analyst
9 18 (4.95%) Platform Engineer
10 16 (4.40%) Azure Engineer
10 16 (4.40%) Java Developer
11 14 (3.85%) Backend Developer
11 14 (3.85%) Security Engineer
12 13 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
12 13 (3.57%) Software Developer
13 12 (3.30%) Administrator
13 12 (3.30%) Data Scientist
13 12 (3.30%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (18.41%) Node.js
2 54 (14.84%) AngularJS
3 53 (14.56%) Flask
4 44 (12.09%) Django
5 43 (11.81%) React
6 40 (10.99%) REST
7 32 (8.79%) Vue.js
8 27 (7.42%) Kafka
9 26 (7.14%) HTML
10 23 (6.32%) CSS
11 17 (4.67%) Elastic Stack
12 16 (4.40%) .NET
13 14 (3.85%) GraphQL
13 14 (3.85%) RESTful
14 13 (3.57%) Laravel
15 12 (3.30%) Spring
16 11 (3.02%) Swagger
17 10 (2.75%) Hibernate
17 10 (2.75%) JMS
17 10 (2.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 52 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.12%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.75%) User Experience
4 7 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.92%) Private Cloud
5 6 (1.65%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.37%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.37%) Renewable Energy
7 4 (1.10%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.10%) Blog
7 4 (1.10%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.10%) Replication
7 4 (1.10%) Social Media
7 4 (1.10%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.82%) AS400
8 3 (0.82%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.82%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 127 (34.89%) Linux
2 68 (18.68%) Windows
3 47 (12.91%) Unix
4 20 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (3.85%) Windows Server
6 10 (2.75%) Android
6 10 (2.75%) Ubuntu
7 8 (2.20%) CentOS
8 4 (1.10%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.55%) AIX
9 2 (0.55%) Solaris
10 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (34.89%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (31.32%) DevOps
3 73 (20.05%) Software Engineering
4 69 (18.96%) Microservices
5 54 (14.84%) Analytics
6 42 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
6 42 (11.54%) Test Automation
7 40 (10.99%) Data Science
7 40 (10.99%) Fintech
8 38 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (10.16%) TDD
10 36 (9.89%) Cybersecurity
11 32 (8.79%) Machine Learning
11 32 (8.79%) Open Source
12 30 (8.24%) Mentoring
13 28 (7.69%) BDD
14 27 (7.42%) Computer Science
14 27 (7.42%) Configuration Management
14 27 (7.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 25 (6.87%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 109 (29.95%) JavaScript
2 94 (25.82%) SQL
3 84 (23.08%) Java
4 70 (19.23%) C++
5 65 (17.86%) Perl
6 58 (15.93%) C#
7 55 (15.11%) Bash Shell
8 50 (13.74%) PowerShell
9 42 (11.54%) Go
10 36 (9.89%) PHP
11 26 (7.14%) R
12 19 (5.22%) Ruby
13 17 (4.67%) Shell Script
14 12 (3.30%) C
15 10 (2.75%) T-SQL
16 8 (2.20%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.92%) Java 8
17 7 (1.92%) Scala
18 6 (1.65%) Fortran
18 6 (1.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 68 (18.68%) Degree
2 33 (9.07%) Security Cleared
3 28 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 16 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (3.57%) AWS Certification
6 9 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (2.20%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.20%) MCSA
7 8 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.92%) MCSE
8 7 (1.92%) PhD
8 7 (1.92%) RHCE
9 4 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.82%) GCFA
10 3 (0.82%) GCIA
10 3 (0.82%) GCIH
10 3 (0.82%) GREM
10 3 (0.82%) SANS
11 2 (0.55%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.12%) NIST
2 7 (1.92%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.27%) GDPR
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 78 (21.43%) Docker
2 27 (7.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.47%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.20%) Firmware
4 8 (2.20%) HDFS
5 6 (1.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (1.37%) Active Directory
6 5 (1.37%) BitLocker
6 5 (1.37%) Squid
7 3 (0.82%) vSphere
8 2 (0.55%) vCloud
8 2 (0.55%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.55%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 64 (17.58%) Kubernetes
2 48 (13.19%) Ansible
3 47 (12.91%) Terraform
4 33 (9.07%) Puppet
5 21 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (3.02%) Packer
7 9 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (2.20%) Grafana
8 8 (2.20%) Graphite
8 8 (2.20%) Prometheus
9 6 (1.65%) Hadoop YARN
10 5 (1.37%) SCCM
11 3 (0.82%) CSIRT
11 3 (0.82%) Fluentd
11 3 (0.82%) Nagios
11 3 (0.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (0.55%) Consul
12 2 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.55%) ITRS Geneos
12 2 (0.55%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 31 (8.52%) Google
1 31 (8.52%) VMware
2 30 (8.24%) Microsoft
3 25 (6.87%) Oracle
4 22 (6.04%) Red Hat
5 17 (4.67%) Atlassian
6 12 (3.30%) IBM
6 12 (3.30%) McAfee
6 12 (3.30%) Splunk
6 12 (3.30%) Symantec
7 9 (2.47%) FireEye
7 9 (2.47%) Tanium
8 8 (2.20%) Cloudera
9 7 (1.92%) Dell
10 6 (1.65%) Ab Initio
10 6 (1.65%) SolarWinds
10 6 (1.65%) Teradata
10 6 (1.65%) TOWER Software
11 5 (1.37%) Cisco
12 4 (1.10%) Sun