Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 17 45 53
Rank change year-on-year +28 +8 +12
Permanent jobs citing Python 491 552 567
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 8.82% 5.23% 4.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.55% 11.23% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 527 494 439
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £64,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.78% +7.50% +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 2,966 4,914 5,579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 53.29% 46.57% 46.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,463 4,332 4,450
Median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,025 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £65,000
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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +21 374 £52,500 +5.00% 81
East Midlands +25 117 £50,000 +5.26% 55
Python
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 177 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (31.98%) DevOps
3 156 (31.77%) Linux
4 153 (31.16%) AWS
5 138 (28.11%) Java
6 128 (26.07%) JavaScript
7 126 (25.66%) SQL
8 115 (23.42%) Azure
9 102 (20.77%) Docker
10 100 (20.37%) C#
11 98 (19.96%) Microservices
12 93 (18.94%) Node.js
13 91 (18.53%) Degree
14 89 (18.13%) Kubernetes
15 86 (17.52%) Terraform
16 81 (16.50%) Problem-Solving
17 78 (15.89%) Software Engineering
18 77 (15.68%) Ansible
19 75 (15.27%) GCP
20 73 (14.87%) Bash Shell
20 73 (14.87%) Git (software)
20 73 (14.87%) Microsoft
21 72 (14.66%) Perl
22 71 (14.46%) C++
23 69 (14.05%) Windows
24 68 (13.85%) GitHub
25 67 (13.65%) SaaS
26 65 (13.24%) Fintech
27 63 (12.83%) Analytics
28 62 (12.63%) Go

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 28 (5.70%) Confluence
2 15 (3.05%) Apache Spark
3 12 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.43%) Apache
4 7 (1.43%) GlassFish
4 7 (1.43%) JBoss
4 7 (1.43%) OpenStack
4 7 (1.43%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.22%) Camunda
6 5 (1.02%) nginx
7 3 (0.61%) IIS
7 3 (0.61%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.41%) Apache Synapse
8 2 (0.41%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.20%) CMS
9 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.61%) Sketch
3 2 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.41%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 9 (1.83%) Odoo
2 7 (1.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.20%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 153 (31.16%) AWS
2 115 (23.42%) Azure
3 75 (15.27%) GCP
4 68 (13.85%) GitHub
5 67 (13.65%) SaaS
6 44 (8.96%) Serverless
7 39 (7.94%) AWS Lambda
8 29 (5.91%) Power Platform
9 27 (5.50%) AWS CloudFormation
10 18 (3.67%) PaaS
11 14 (2.85%) IaaS
12 11 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
13 9 (1.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 9 (1.83%) Amazon ECS
13 9 (1.83%) Amazon S3
14 6 (1.22%) Azure Data Factory
14 6 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
15 5 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 3 (0.61%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.11%) Firewall
1 30 (6.11%) HTTP
2 19 (3.87%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.24%) VPN
4 10 (2.04%) Internet
5 8 (1.63%) DNS
5 8 (1.63%) Ethernet
6 6 (1.22%) OpenVPN
7 5 (1.02%) Modbus
7 5 (1.02%) RS-232
7 5 (1.02%) RS-485
7 5 (1.02%) VoIP
8 4 (0.81%) DHCP
8 4 (0.81%) FTP
8 4 (0.81%) SMTP
8 4 (0.81%) SNMP
9 3 (0.61%) FlexRay
9 3 (0.61%) RTP
9 3 (0.61%) STUN
9 3 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (11.00%) MongoDB
2 53 (10.79%) SQL Server
3 30 (6.11%) NoSQL
4 29 (5.91%) Power BI
5 27 (5.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (4.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (4.48%) MySQL
8 21 (4.28%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (4.07%) Tableau
10 16 (3.26%) Big Data
10 16 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (2.85%) Amazon RDS
12 13 (2.65%) Hadoop
13 12 (2.44%) Data Mining
13 12 (2.44%) Relational Database
14 10 (2.04%) HBase
15 9 (1.83%) Azure SQL Database
15 9 (1.83%) Data Lake
15 9 (1.83%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 73 (14.87%) Git (software)
2 58 (11.81%) Jenkins
3 39 (7.94%) JIRA
4 35 (7.13%) GitLab
5 33 (6.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 25 (5.09%) Bitbucket
7 17 (3.46%) TeamCity
8 11 (2.24%) Robot Framework
9 10 (2.04%) Selenium
9 10 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
10 9 (1.83%) Artifactory
11 8 (1.63%) Visual Studio
12 7 (1.43%) Apache Archiva
12 7 (1.43%) JMeter
12 7 (1.43%) JUnit
12 7 (1.43%) Mockito
13 6 (1.22%) Eclipse
14 5 (1.02%) GCC
14 5 (1.02%) Vagrant
15 4 (0.81%) SonarQube
General
1 46 (9.37%) Finance
2 40 (8.15%) Law
3 28 (5.70%) Retail
4 14 (2.85%) Publishing
5 13 (2.65%) Aerospace
6 12 (2.44%) Multimedia
6 12 (2.44%) Public Sector
7 9 (1.83%) Electronics
7 9 (1.83%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.22%) Games
9 5 (1.02%) Automotive
9 5 (1.02%) Marketing
10 4 (0.81%) Banking
11 2 (0.41%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 157 (31.98%) Developer
2 68 (13.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 45 (9.16%) Python Developer
4 43 (8.76%) Python Engineer
5 37 (7.54%) Software Engineer
6 31 (6.31%) Platform Engineer
7 28 (5.70%) Analyst
8 25 (5.09%) Azure Engineer
9 24 (4.89%) Java Developer
9 24 (4.89%) Junior
10 22 (4.48%) Lead Developer
11 21 (4.28%) AWS Engineer
11 21 (4.28%) Full Stack Developer
12 19 (3.87%) Cloud Engineer
13 18 (3.67%) Data Engineer
13 18 (3.67%) Principal Engineer
14 16 (3.26%) Senior Developer
14 16 (3.26%) Software Developer
15 15 (3.05%) Linux Engineer
16 14 (2.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (18.94%) Node.js
2 61 (12.42%) Flask
3 60 (12.22%) REST
4 57 (11.61%) React
5 56 (11.41%) AngularJS
6 44 (8.96%) Django
7 34 (6.92%) CSS
7 34 (6.92%) Vue.js
8 33 (6.72%) Kafka
9 32 (6.52%) HTML
10 20 (4.07%) Spring
11 19 (3.87%) .NET
11 19 (3.87%) HTML5
11 19 (3.87%) Laravel
12 18 (3.67%) RESTful
13 16 (3.26%) CSS3
13 16 (3.26%) GraphQL
14 14 (2.85%) Elastic Stack
15 13 (2.65%) SOAP
16 12 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.11%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.65%) User Experience
4 10 (2.04%) Algorithms
4 10 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.83%) Public Cloud
6 6 (1.22%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.22%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.02%) CAN bus
7 5 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.02%) Industrial Internet of Things
8 4 (0.81%) Blog
8 4 (0.81%) Replication
8 4 (0.81%) Social Media
8 4 (0.81%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.61%) AS400
9 3 (0.61%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (0.61%) iSeries
9 3 (0.61%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 156 (31.77%) Linux
2 69 (14.05%) Windows
3 47 (9.57%) Unix
4 14 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (2.44%) Ubuntu
6 11 (2.24%) CentOS
7 9 (1.83%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.22%) Android
9 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.41%) AIX
10 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.41%) Fedora
10 2 (0.41%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.41%) Solaris
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (31.98%) DevOps
3 98 (19.96%) Microservices
4 81 (16.50%) Problem-Solving
5 78 (15.89%) Software Engineering
6 65 (13.24%) Fintech
7 63 (12.83%) Analytics
8 56 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
8 56 (11.41%) Machine Learning
9 55 (11.20%) Test Automation
10 54 (11.00%) Computer Science
11 53 (10.79%) TDD
12 46 (9.37%) Open Source
13 44 (8.96%) Collaborative Working
13 44 (8.96%) Configuration Management
14 41 (8.35%) Business Intelligence
15 40 (8.15%) Mentoring
16 38 (7.74%) Technical Leadership
17 37 (7.54%) Information Security
18 35 (7.13%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 138 (28.11%) Java
2 128 (26.07%) JavaScript
3 126 (25.66%) SQL
4 100 (20.37%) C#
5 73 (14.87%) Bash Shell
6 72 (14.66%) Perl
7 71 (14.46%) C++
8 62 (12.63%) Go
9 60 (12.22%) PHP
9 60 (12.22%) PowerShell
10 35 (7.13%) C
11 32 (6.52%) Ruby
12 21 (4.28%) R
13 12 (2.44%) T-SQL
14 11 (2.24%) Scala
14 11 (2.24%) Shell Script
15 10 (2.04%) Java 8
16 9 (1.83%) TypeScript
17 8 (1.63%) Embedded C
17 8 (1.63%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 91 (18.53%) Degree
2 56 (11.41%) Security Cleared
3 51 (10.39%) SC Cleared
4 24 (4.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (2.44%) AWS Certification
6 6 (1.22%) GCIH
6 6 (1.22%) PhD
7 5 (1.02%) CISSP
7 5 (1.02%) CompTIA Security+
7 5 (1.02%) CREST Certified
7 5 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (1.02%) OSCP
7 5 (1.02%) SANS
8 4 (0.81%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.61%) CCIE
9 3 (0.61%) CCNP
9 3 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.61%) MCSA
9 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.22%) Data Quality
1 6 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 5 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 5 (1.02%) NCSC
2 5 (1.02%) SLA
3 4 (0.81%) ISO 26262
4 3 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.61%) MISRA
4 3 (0.61%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.41%) QA
6 1 (0.20%) GDPR
6 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 102 (20.77%) Docker
2 29 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.48%) Firmware
4 15 (3.05%) vSphere
5 14 (2.85%) Active Directory
6 13 (2.65%) BitLocker
7 4 (0.81%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.61%) Kamailio
8 3 (0.61%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.41%) HDFS
9 2 (0.41%) NFS
9 2 (0.41%) Postfix
9 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.20%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.20%) Samba
10 1 (0.20%) Squid
10 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 89 (18.13%) Kubernetes
2 86 (17.52%) Terraform
3 77 (15.68%) Ansible
4 33 (6.72%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (6.31%) Puppet
6 17 (3.46%) Norton AntiVirus
7 14 (2.85%) Prometheus
8 13 (2.65%) SCCM
9 12 (2.44%) Packer
10 8 (1.63%) Nagios
11 7 (1.43%) Grafana
11 7 (1.43%) Salt
12 6 (1.22%) Graphite
12 6 (1.22%) Graylog
12 6 (1.22%) logstash
12 6 (1.22%) Opsgenie
13 5 (1.02%) Consul
13 5 (1.02%) CSIRT
13 5 (1.02%) Docker Swarm
14 4 (0.81%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 73 (14.87%) Microsoft
2 47 (9.57%) Google
3 31 (6.31%) VMware
4 23 (4.68%) Oracle
5 22 (4.48%) Atlassian
6 20 (4.07%) IBM
7 18 (3.67%) Sun
8 17 (3.46%) FireEye
8 17 (3.46%) McAfee
8 17 (3.46%) Symantec
8 17 (3.46%) Tanium
8 17 (3.46%) TOWER Software
9 14 (2.85%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.83%) Cisco
11 8 (1.63%) CrowdStrike
11 8 (1.63%) Databricks
12 7 (1.43%) SolarWinds
12 7 (1.43%) Splunk
13 6 (1.22%) Apple
13 6 (1.22%) Arista