Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > Midlands
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 21 23 46
Rank change year-on-year +2 +23 +38
Permanent jobs citing Python 766 450 624
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 8.05% 8.48% 5.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.22% 17.08% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 560 402 460
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £65,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%

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 4,448 2,634 5,844
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 46.72% 49.65% 49.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3,442 2,251 4,797
10th Percentile £30,750 £28,500 £26,750
25th Percentile £36,750 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £55,875 £52,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £64,500 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +2 506 £60,000 +20.00% 143
East Midlands +7 254 £47,500 +5.56% 59
Python
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 263 (34.33%) SQL
2 256 (33.42%) Agile Software Development
3 241 (31.46%) AWS
4 236 (30.81%) JavaScript
5 221 (28.85%) Azure
6 211 (27.55%) DevOps
7 199 (25.98%) Java
8 189 (24.67%) Docker
9 184 (24.02%) Linux
10 177 (23.11%) Social Skills
11 154 (20.10%) C#
12 151 (19.71%) Terraform
13 150 (19.58%) Kubernetes
14 127 (16.58%) Bash Shell
15 123 (16.06%) Git (software)
16 122 (15.93%) Analytics
17 109 (14.23%) Microsoft
17 109 (14.23%) Finance
18 107 (13.97%) HTML
18 107 (13.97%) Ruby
19 106 (13.84%) Software Engineering
19 106 (13.84%) PHP
20 103 (13.45%) Ansible
20 103 (13.45%) PowerShell
21 101 (13.19%) GCP
22 99 (12.92%) Business Intelligence
23 96 (12.53%) Jenkins
24 95 (12.40%) CSS
25 91 (11.88%) Microservices
26 87 (11.36%) .NET

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 (3.13%) Confluence
2 19 (2.48%) Apache
3 18 (2.35%) Apache Spark
4 17 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (1.70%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.57%) OpenStack
7 10 (1.31%) JBoss
7 10 (1.31%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.04%) OpenROAD
8 8 (1.04%) SAS
9 7 (0.91%) CMS
9 7 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.78%) nginx
11 5 (0.65%) WordPress
12 3 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
12 3 (0.39%) Gunicorn
12 3 (0.39%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.13%) Anypoint
13 1 (0.13%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.13%) Appian
Applications
1 35 (4.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.70%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.78%) Maya
4 5 (0.65%) MotionBuilder
5 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.13%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (0.65%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.26%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.26%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.13%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 241 (31.46%) AWS
2 221 (28.85%) Azure
3 101 (13.19%) GCP
4 74 (9.66%) Power Platform
5 50 (6.53%) Serverless
6 46 (6.01%) SaaS
7 45 (5.87%) AWS CloudFormation
8 43 (5.61%) GitHub
9 30 (3.92%) PaaS
10 29 (3.79%) AWS Lambda
11 25 (3.26%) Azure Data Factory
12 23 (3.00%) IaaS
12 23 (3.00%) Pulumi
13 20 (2.61%) Amazon EKS
14 16 (2.09%) Amazon ECS
15 15 (1.96%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 15 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
16 13 (1.70%) OpenShift
16 13 (1.70%) PowerApps
17 12 (1.57%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.96%) HTTP
2 33 (4.31%) Firewall
3 21 (2.74%) TCP/IP
3 21 (2.74%) VPN
4 19 (2.48%) DNS
5 15 (1.96%) WAN
6 11 (1.44%) LAN
6 11 (1.44%) SSL
7 10 (1.31%) DMZ
7 10 (1.31%) Internet
8 8 (1.04%) 802.11
8 8 (1.04%) Ethernet
8 8 (1.04%) MQTT
8 8 (1.04%) SNMP
9 7 (0.91%) IPv4
9 7 (0.91%) SMTP
10 6 (0.78%) BGP
10 6 (0.78%) DHCP
10 6 (0.78%) HSRP
11 5 (0.65%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (9.14%) Power BI
2 63 (8.22%) NoSQL
3 58 (7.57%) PostgreSQL
4 54 (7.05%) SQL Server
5 53 (6.92%) Data Warehouse
6 49 (6.40%) MySQL
7 47 (6.14%) MongoDB
8 33 (4.31%) Hadoop
8 33 (4.31%) Relational Database
9 25 (3.26%) Data Lake
10 24 (3.13%) Apache Hive
10 24 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (2.87%) Tableau
12 21 (2.74%) Big Data
12 21 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 20 (2.61%) Data Mining
14 15 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
15 14 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
16 12 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 123 (16.06%) Git (software)
2 96 (12.53%) Jenkins
3 50 (6.53%) JIRA
4 42 (5.48%) GitLab
5 36 (4.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 29 (3.79%) Selenium
7 22 (2.87%) Cucumber
8 16 (2.09%) Visual Studio
9 15 (1.96%) Bitbucket
10 13 (1.70%) Vagrant
11 9 (1.17%) TeamCity
12 8 (1.04%) Burp Suite
12 8 (1.04%) Metasploit
13 7 (0.91%) Eclipse
13 7 (0.91%) GCC
14 6 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (0.78%) ProC
15 5 (0.65%) Hudson
15 5 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 5 (0.65%) Travis CI
General
1 177 (23.11%) Social Skills
2 109 (14.23%) Finance
3 35 (4.57%) Games
4 34 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (4.31%) Manufacturing
6 31 (4.05%) Law
7 22 (2.87%) Banking
8 21 (2.74%) Multimedia
8 21 (2.74%) Retail
9 17 (2.22%) Public Sector
10 12 (1.57%) Marketing
11 11 (1.44%) Telecoms
12 10 (1.31%) Electronics
12 10 (1.31%) Publishing
13 9 (1.17%) Presentation Skills
14 8 (1.04%) Automotive
15 6 (0.78%) Documentation Skills
15 6 (0.78%) Influencing Skills
15 6 (0.78%) Organisational Skills
16 4 (0.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 232 (30.29%) Developer
2 106 (13.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 71 (9.27%) Data Engineer
4 60 (7.83%) Senior Developer
5 55 (7.18%) AWS Engineer
6 45 (5.87%) Python Developer
6 45 (5.87%) Software Engineer
7 44 (5.74%) Platform Engineer
8 40 (5.22%) Web Developer
9 38 (4.96%) Azure Engineer
10 32 (4.18%) Cloud Engineer
10 32 (4.18%) Python Engineer
11 28 (3.66%) Analyst
11 28 (3.66%) Senior Python Developer
11 28 (3.66%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 26 (3.39%) Software Developer
13 22 (2.87%) Data Scientist
13 22 (2.87%) Full Stack Developer
13 22 (2.87%) Java Developer
13 22 (2.87%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (13.97%) HTML
2 95 (12.40%) CSS
3 87 (11.36%) .NET
4 73 (9.53%) AngularJS
5 65 (8.49%) REST
6 63 (8.22%) Node.js
7 57 (7.44%) HTML5
8 56 (7.31%) Django
9 54 (7.05%) React
10 44 (5.74%) Kafka
11 41 (5.35%) CSS3
12 33 (4.31%) RESTful
13 29 (3.79%) ASP.NET
14 28 (3.66%) Web Services
15 27 (3.52%) Vue.js
16 22 (2.87%) jQuery
16 22 (2.87%) JSON
17 21 (2.74%) Flask
18 19 (2.48%) .NET Core
18 19 (2.48%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 37 (4.83%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (3.92%) Algorithms
3 22 (2.87%) Public Cloud
4 19 (2.48%) Cloud Native
5 18 (2.35%) Data Structures
6 14 (1.83%) Data Centre
6 14 (1.83%) User Experience
7 11 (1.44%) Legacy Systems
7 11 (1.44%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.44%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.17%) Cyberthreat
8 9 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (0.91%) e-Learning
9 7 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (0.78%) CESG
10 6 (0.78%) Equities
10 6 (0.78%) Fixed Income
10 6 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (0.78%) SCADA
11 5 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 184 (24.02%) Linux
2 63 (8.22%) Windows
3 51 (6.66%) Unix
4 28 (3.66%) CentOS
5 22 (2.87%) Windows Server
6 21 (2.74%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.04%) Kali Linux
8 7 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.52%) Android
9 4 (0.52%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (33.42%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (27.55%) DevOps
3 122 (15.93%) Analytics
4 106 (13.84%) Software Engineering
5 99 (12.92%) Business Intelligence
6 91 (11.88%) Microservices
7 80 (10.44%) Test Automation
8 77 (10.05%) Computer Science
9 74 (9.66%) Infrastructure as Code
10 70 (9.14%) Problem-Solving
11 61 (7.96%) Web Development
12 59 (7.70%) Configuration Management
12 59 (7.70%) Machine Learning
13 58 (7.57%) Data Science
13 58 (7.57%) SDLC
14 54 (7.05%) Data Modelling
15 52 (6.79%) ETL
15 52 (6.79%) Open Source
16 50 (6.53%) Full Stack Development
17 48 (6.27%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 263 (34.33%) SQL
2 236 (30.81%) JavaScript
3 199 (25.98%) Java
4 154 (20.10%) C#
5 127 (16.58%) Bash Shell
6 107 (13.97%) Ruby
7 106 (13.84%) PHP
8 103 (13.45%) PowerShell
9 78 (10.18%) Go
10 64 (8.36%) C++
11 55 (7.18%) C
11 55 (7.18%) R
12 43 (5.61%) Perl
13 25 (3.26%) T-SQL
14 24 (3.13%) VBA
15 23 (3.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 17 (2.22%) VB.NET
17 16 (2.09%) TypeScript
18 15 (1.96%) Java 8
18 15 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 82 (10.70%) Degree
2 58 (7.57%) Security Cleared
3 53 (6.92%) SC Cleared
4 22 (2.87%) AWS Certification
5 21 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (2.09%) Master's Degree
7 13 (1.70%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.91%) CIW
8 7 (0.91%) OCA
8 7 (0.91%) OCP
8 7 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
8 7 (0.91%) RHCE
9 5 (0.65%) CCNP
9 5 (0.65%) CHECK Team Member
9 5 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.65%) CREST Certified
9 5 (0.65%) GXPN
9 5 (0.65%) OSCP
9 5 (0.65%) SANS
10 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.70%) Data Quality
2 28 (3.66%) QA
3 7 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.39%) ISO 26262
5 3 (0.39%) JTAG
5 3 (0.39%) PMO
6 2 (0.26%) GDPR
6 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.26%) MISRA
6 2 (0.26%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.13%) NCSC
7 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 189 (24.67%) Docker
2 24 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.91%) Firmware
5 5 (0.65%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.52%) HDFS
7 3 (0.39%) KVM
8 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 151 (19.71%) Terraform
2 150 (19.58%) Kubernetes
3 103 (13.45%) Ansible
4 65 (8.49%) Puppet
5 60 (7.83%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (3.39%) Prometheus
7 20 (2.61%) Docker Swarm
8 17 (2.22%) Salt
9 16 (2.09%) Grafana
9 16 (2.09%) Rundeck
10 12 (1.57%) SCCM
11 11 (1.44%) Packer
12 10 (1.31%) Consul
13 9 (1.17%) Nessus
14 8 (1.04%) Nmap
14 8 (1.04%) vCenter Server
15 7 (0.91%) CFEngine
16 5 (0.65%) Bacula
16 5 (0.65%) Graphite
16 5 (0.65%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 109 (14.23%) Microsoft
2 52 (6.79%) Oracle
3 41 (5.35%) Google
4 31 (4.05%) Databricks
5 28 (3.66%) Red Hat
6 26 (3.39%) New Relic
7 16 (2.09%) Atlassian
7 16 (2.09%) VMware
8 12 (1.57%) Cisco
9 11 (1.44%) SAP
10 10 (1.31%) SaltStack
10 10 (1.31%) Sun
11 9 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.04%) Actian
12 8 (1.04%) IBM
12 8 (1.04%) Telerik
12 8 (1.04%) Xamarin
13 7 (0.91%) Alibaba
13 7 (0.91%) Rackspace
13 7 (0.91%) Zend