Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > Midlands
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 20 50
Rank change year-on-year -10 +30 +9
Permanent jobs citing Python 703 354 550
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 6.67% 8.98% 4.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.12% 16.79% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 494 297 446
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,100 £26,938
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% - +1.01%
75th Percentile £71,250 £61,250 £62,478
90th Percentile £85,000 £70,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +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 4,649 2,108 5,390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 44.12% 53.45% 47.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3,557 1,760 4,666
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £26,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £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 £62,500 £56,250 £53,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -7 502 £60,000 +14.29% 114
East Midlands -8 189 £45,000 +5.88% 67
Python
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 262 (37.27%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (32.15%) AWS
3 220 (31.29%) Azure
4 199 (28.31%) SQL
5 189 (26.88%) DevOps
6 176 (25.04%) Java
7 164 (23.33%) JavaScript
8 160 (22.76%) Social Skills
9 156 (22.19%) Analytics
10 152 (21.62%) Docker
11 144 (20.48%) Linux
12 134 (19.06%) Kubernetes
13 124 (17.64%) Terraform
14 115 (16.36%) C#
15 114 (16.22%) Git (software)
15 114 (16.22%) PowerShell
16 107 (15.22%) Bash Shell
17 97 (13.80%) Software Engineering
18 94 (13.37%) GCP
19 93 (13.23%) Jenkins
20 87 (12.38%) Go
20 87 (12.38%) Finance
21 86 (12.23%) Data Modelling
22 85 (12.09%) HTML
23 84 (11.95%) Problem-Solving
24 83 (11.81%) Computer Science
25 82 (11.66%) Degree
26 81 (11.52%) Django
27 80 (11.38%) Business Intelligence
28 79 (11.24%) Ruby

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 32 (4.55%) Confluence
2 27 (3.84%) Apache Spark
3 22 (3.13%) Apache
3 22 (3.13%) OpenStack
4 16 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (1.99%) SAS
6 11 (1.56%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.28%) JBoss
8 8 (1.14%) nginx
9 7 (1.00%) Apache Airflow
9 7 (1.00%) OpenROAD
9 7 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.85%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.57%) Luigi
11 4 (0.57%) WordPress
12 3 (0.43%) Gunicorn
12 3 (0.43%) IIS
13 2 (0.28%) CMS
13 2 (0.28%) Jupyter
13 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.14%) Maya
4 6 (0.85%) MotionBuilder
5 5 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.57%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.28%) NUKE
7 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.28%) Simulink
7 2 (0.28%) SPSS
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.28%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.14%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 226 (32.15%) AWS
2 220 (31.29%) Azure
3 94 (13.37%) GCP
4 67 (9.53%) Power Platform
5 51 (7.25%) AWS CloudFormation
6 48 (6.83%) SaaS
7 42 (5.97%) GitHub
8 36 (5.12%) Serverless
9 29 (4.13%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 28 (3.98%) PaaS
11 26 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
12 25 (3.56%) Pulumi
13 23 (3.27%) Azure Data Factory
14 18 (2.56%) IaaS
15 16 (2.28%) Amazon EKS
16 14 (1.99%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 14 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
17 12 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
17 12 (1.71%) AWS CodePipeline
17 12 (1.71%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.26%) HTTP
2 23 (3.27%) DNS
2 23 (3.27%) Firewall
3 20 (2.84%) TCP/IP
4 16 (2.28%) VPN
5 13 (1.85%) MQTT
6 12 (1.71%) WAN
7 11 (1.56%) DHCP
7 11 (1.56%) Internet
8 9 (1.28%) SSL
9 8 (1.14%) LAN
10 7 (1.00%) BGP
10 7 (1.00%) IPv4
10 7 (1.00%) SMTP
10 7 (1.00%) VLAN
11 6 (0.85%) 802.11
11 6 (0.85%) DMZ
11 6 (0.85%) HSRP
11 6 (0.85%) SNMP
12 5 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (8.96%) Power BI
2 61 (8.68%) Data Warehouse
3 56 (7.97%) NoSQL
4 55 (7.82%) PostgreSQL
5 54 (7.68%) MySQL
5 54 (7.68%) SQL Server
6 40 (5.69%) Data Lake
7 39 (5.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 37 (5.26%) MongoDB
9 35 (4.98%) Hadoop
10 30 (4.27%) Big Data
11 26 (3.70%) Relational Database
12 23 (3.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 23 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 22 (3.13%) Apache Hive
14 21 (2.99%) Azure SQL Database
15 17 (2.42%) Metadata
15 17 (2.42%) Tableau
16 16 (2.28%) Star Schema
17 15 (2.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 114 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 93 (13.23%) Jenkins
3 65 (9.25%) JIRA
4 32 (4.55%) GitLab
5 31 (4.41%) Selenium
6 26 (3.70%) Bitbucket
7 23 (3.27%) Cucumber
8 20 (2.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (2.28%) Visual Studio
10 10 (1.42%) Vagrant
11 9 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (1.00%) REST Assured
12 7 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (0.85%) Burp Suite
13 6 (0.85%) JMeter
13 6 (0.85%) Metasploit
13 6 (0.85%) TestRail
14 5 (0.71%) Maven
14 5 (0.71%) ProC
14 5 (0.71%) Subversion
General
1 160 (22.76%) Social Skills
2 87 (12.38%) Finance
3 63 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (3.13%) Banking
4 22 (3.13%) Games
4 22 (3.13%) Retail
5 19 (2.70%) Public Sector
6 16 (2.28%) Marketing
7 14 (1.99%) Law
8 10 (1.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 6 (0.85%) Documentation Skills
9 6 (0.85%) Electronics
9 6 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.85%) Presentation Skills
9 6 (0.85%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.57%) Influencing Skills
10 4 (0.57%) Organisational Skills
11 3 (0.43%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.43%) Publishing
12 2 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 211 (30.01%) Developer
2 97 (13.80%) Senior Developer
3 95 (13.51%) Data Engineer
4 75 (10.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 48 (6.83%) Python Developer
6 43 (6.12%) AWS Engineer
7 41 (5.83%) Senior Python Developer
8 40 (5.69%) Analyst
9 39 (5.55%) Platform Engineer
10 37 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 36 (5.12%) Software Engineer
12 32 (4.55%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 31 (4.41%) Cloud Engineer
14 28 (3.98%) Azure Engineer
15 25 (3.56%) Python Engineer
16 24 (3.41%) Data Analyst
16 24 (3.41%) Java Developer
17 23 (3.27%) Consultant
17 23 (3.27%) Site Reliability Engineer
18 22 (3.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (12.09%) HTML
2 81 (11.52%) Django
3 79 (11.24%) AngularJS
4 74 (10.53%) CSS
5 65 (9.25%) .NET
6 56 (7.97%) RESTful
7 54 (7.68%) REST
8 51 (7.25%) HTML5
8 51 (7.25%) Kafka
9 40 (5.69%) Web Services
10 34 (4.84%) Node.js
11 33 (4.69%) React
12 28 (3.98%) XML
13 27 (3.84%) JSON
14 23 (3.27%) jQuery
15 20 (2.84%) Laravel
15 20 (2.84%) MDX
15 20 (2.84%) PySpark
16 16 (2.28%) .NET Core
16 16 (2.28%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.54%) User Experience
2 43 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
3 39 (5.55%) Algorithms
4 29 (4.13%) Public Cloud
5 25 (3.56%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (2.56%) Social Media
7 16 (2.28%) Cloud Native
7 16 (2.28%) Data Centre
8 15 (2.13%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.42%) Legacy Systems
10 8 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
10 8 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (1.14%) Life Science
10 8 (1.14%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.85%) Animation
11 6 (0.85%) Clustering
11 6 (0.85%) Equities
11 6 (0.85%) Fixed Income
11 6 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 144 (20.48%) Linux
2 50 (7.11%) Unix
2 50 (7.11%) Windows
3 16 (2.28%) CentOS
4 14 (1.99%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.71%) Ubuntu
6 7 (1.00%) Android
6 7 (1.00%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.00%) Debian
6 7 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.85%) Kali Linux
8 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.14%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.14%) SUSE
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (37.27%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (26.88%) DevOps
3 156 (22.19%) Analytics
4 97 (13.80%) Software Engineering
5 86 (12.23%) Data Modelling
6 84 (11.95%) Problem-Solving
7 83 (11.81%) Computer Science
8 80 (11.38%) Business Intelligence
9 76 (10.81%) Test Automation
10 75 (10.67%) Microservices
11 73 (10.38%) Infrastructure as Code
12 62 (8.82%) Machine Learning
12 62 (8.82%) Scrum
13 61 (8.68%) ETL
14 55 (7.82%) Visualisation
15 53 (7.54%) Data Analytics
16 51 (7.25%) Configuration Management
17 48 (6.83%) Continuous Improvement
18 46 (6.54%) Data Engineering
18 46 (6.54%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 199 (28.31%) SQL
2 176 (25.04%) Java
3 164 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 115 (16.36%) C#
5 114 (16.22%) PowerShell
6 107 (15.22%) Bash Shell
7 87 (12.38%) Go
8 79 (11.24%) Ruby
9 61 (8.68%) C++
9 61 (8.68%) PHP
10 54 (7.68%) R
11 48 (6.83%) C
12 44 (6.26%) Perl
13 26 (3.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 21 (2.99%) T-SQL
15 19 (2.70%) Scala
15 19 (2.70%) VB.NET
16 18 (2.56%) VBA
17 17 (2.42%) TypeScript
18 15 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 82 (11.66%) Degree
2 51 (7.25%) Security Cleared
3 46 (6.54%) SC Cleared
4 23 (3.27%) Master's Degree
5 22 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 17 (2.42%) AWS Certification
7 6 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.71%) CREST Certified
8 5 (0.71%) OSCP
8 5 (0.71%) SANS
9 4 (0.57%) CCNP
9 4 (0.57%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.43%) CHECK Team Member
10 3 (0.43%) GXPN
10 3 (0.43%) HND
11 2 (0.28%) CompTIA Security+
12 1 (0.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.98%) QA
2 29 (4.13%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.43%) JTAG
3 3 (0.43%) PMO
4 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.14%) DICOM
5 1 (0.14%) GDPR
5 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 152 (21.62%) Docker
2 19 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.85%) Firmware
5 5 (0.71%) HDFS
6 3 (0.43%) KVM
6 3 (0.43%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 134 (19.06%) Kubernetes
2 124 (17.64%) Terraform
3 75 (10.67%) Ansible
4 56 (7.97%) Puppet
5 51 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (2.84%) Prometheus
6 20 (2.84%) Salt
7 17 (2.42%) Grafana
8 10 (1.42%) Docker Swarm
9 9 (1.28%) SCCM
10 7 (1.00%) CFEngine
10 7 (1.00%) Consul
10 7 (1.00%) Nessus
10 7 (1.00%) vCenter Server
11 6 (0.85%) Nmap
11 6 (0.85%) Packer
11 6 (0.85%) Rundeck
12 4 (0.57%) Bacula
12 4 (0.57%) Bareos
12 4 (0.57%) yum
Vendors
1 73 (10.38%) Microsoft
2 57 (8.11%) Google
3 45 (6.40%) Oracle
4 40 (5.69%) Databricks
5 25 (3.56%) New Relic
6 24 (3.41%) VMware
7 17 (2.42%) Red Hat
8 13 (1.85%) Splunk
9 12 (1.71%) Atlassian
10 10 (1.42%) Cisco
11 9 (1.28%) IBM
12 8 (1.14%) LexisNexis
12 8 (1.14%) Zend
13 7 (1.00%) Actian
13 7 (1.00%) Alibaba
13 7 (1.00%) Rackspace
13 7 (1.00%) SAP
13 7 (1.00%) Talend
13 7 (1.00%) Telerik
13 7 (1.00%) Xamarin