Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 21 21 44
Rank change year-on-year 0 +23 +9
Permanent jobs citing Python 892 484 543
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 8.64% 8.77% 5.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.51% 16.52% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 527 397 470
10th Percentile £35,750 £34,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £74,375 £70,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £64,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +0.78% +7.50%

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 4,573 2,929 4,873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 44.28% 53.09% 46.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3,386 2,463 4,291
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,184 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £43,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +9.20% +2.35%
75th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £76,850 £71,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
West Midlands -5 555 £55,750 +1.36% 130
East Midlands +17 311 £50,000 - 51
Python
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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.

1 355 (39.80%) Java
2 307 (34.42%) Agile Software Development
3 279 (31.28%) AWS
4 277 (31.05%) Azure
5 268 (30.04%) JavaScript
6 258 (28.92%) C#
7 246 (27.58%) SQL
8 229 (25.67%) CSS
9 222 (24.89%) Microsoft
10 217 (24.33%) HTML
11 203 (22.76%) DevOps
12 189 (21.19%) CI/CD
13 184 (20.63%) Analytics
14 179 (20.07%) HTML5
15 168 (18.83%) Software Engineering
16 164 (18.39%) Oracle
17 158 (17.71%) OO
18 147 (16.48%) Docker
19 133 (14.91%) Data Structures
20 125 (14.01%) OOP
20 125 (14.01%) CSS3
21 124 (13.90%) PowerShell
22 122 (13.68%) Business Intelligence
22 122 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
23 121 (13.57%) Social Skills
23 121 (13.57%) Java 8
24 120 (13.45%) Linux
25 116 (13.00%) Functional Programming
26 114 (12.78%) Kubernetes
26 114 (12.78%) OCP

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 35 (3.92%) Apache Spark
2 34 (3.81%) Confluence
3 28 (3.14%) SAS
4 25 (2.80%) Apache
4 25 (2.80%) OpenStack
5 16 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (1.57%) GeoServer
7 12 (1.35%) Apache Airflow
8 7 (0.78%) JBoss
8 7 (0.78%) OpenROAD
9 6 (0.67%) Liferay
10 5 (0.56%) Luigi
11 4 (0.45%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.34%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.34%) IIS
12 3 (0.34%) Jupyter
12 3 (0.34%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.22%) nginx
13 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (4.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.78%) Simulink
4 6 (0.67%) Chatbot
4 6 (0.67%) SPSS
5 4 (0.45%) Maya
6 3 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.22%) FileZilla
7 2 (0.22%) MotionBuilder
7 2 (0.22%) NUKE
7 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.22%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.22%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.11%) Magento
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 279 (31.28%) AWS
2 277 (31.05%) Azure
3 107 (12.00%) GCP
4 104 (11.66%) Power Platform
5 46 (5.16%) SaaS
6 45 (5.04%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 42 (4.71%) Serverless
8 39 (4.37%) GitHub
9 37 (4.15%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 35 (3.92%) AWS CloudFormation
11 27 (3.03%) Azure Data Factory
12 26 (2.91%) PaaS
13 21 (2.35%) AWS Lambda
14 19 (2.13%) Amazon S3
15 16 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
15 16 (1.79%) Amazon ECS
16 12 (1.35%) AWS Step Functions
16 12 (1.35%) Tricentis Tosca
17 11 (1.23%) Amazon EKS
17 11 (1.23%) AWS CodeDeploy
Communications & Networking
1 66 (7.40%) HTTP
2 43 (4.82%) DNS
3 33 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 18 (2.02%) DHCP
5 13 (1.46%) Internet
5 13 (1.46%) WAN
6 11 (1.23%) SNMP
6 11 (1.23%) VLAN
7 10 (1.12%) BGP
8 9 (1.01%) FTP
9 8 (0.90%) DKIM
9 8 (0.90%) DMARC
9 8 (0.90%) LAN
9 8 (0.90%) Network Security
9 8 (0.90%) tcpdump
9 8 (0.90%) Wireshark
10 7 (0.78%) Wireless
11 6 (0.67%) 5G
11 6 (0.67%) Firewall
11 6 (0.67%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (11.10%) Power BI
2 75 (8.41%) Data Lake
2 75 (8.41%) Data Warehouse
3 63 (7.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 55 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
5 53 (5.94%) MySQL
6 52 (5.83%) SQL Server
7 50 (5.61%) NoSQL
8 49 (5.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 43 (4.82%) Azure SQL Database
10 42 (4.71%) Big Data
11 39 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 32 (3.59%) Hadoop
13 29 (3.25%) Amazon Athena
14 24 (2.69%) Relational Database
15 22 (2.47%) MongoDB
15 22 (2.47%) Tableau
16 21 (2.35%) Amazon Redshift
17 19 (2.13%) Apache Hive
17 19 (2.13%) GIS
Development Applications
1 112 (12.56%) Jenkins
2 96 (10.76%) Git (software)
3 71 (7.96%) JIRA
4 30 (3.36%) Bitbucket
5 28 (3.14%) Visual Studio
6 27 (3.03%) GitLab
7 22 (2.47%) Selenium
8 17 (1.91%) TeamCity
9 15 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (1.68%) Cucumber
10 10 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
10 10 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 9 (1.01%) SonarQube
12 7 (0.78%) Postman
12 7 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (0.67%) Appium
13 6 (0.67%) Browser DevTools
13 6 (0.67%) Cypress.io
13 6 (0.67%) REST Assured
13 6 (0.67%) TestRail
General
1 122 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 121 (13.57%) Social Skills
3 60 (6.73%) Finance
4 33 (3.70%) Retail
5 31 (3.48%) Marketing
6 24 (2.69%) Law
7 23 (2.58%) Public Sector
8 16 (1.79%) Automotive
8 16 (1.79%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 13 (1.46%) Advertising
10 13 (1.46%) Aerospace
11 12 (1.35%) Games
12 11 (1.23%) Presentation Skills
13 8 (0.90%) Electronics
14 7 (0.78%) Banking
15 6 (0.67%) Documentation Skills
16 5 (0.56%) Legal
16 5 (0.56%) Telecoms
17 4 (0.45%) French Language
Job Titles
1 352 (39.46%) Developer
2 143 (16.03%) Data Engineer
3 137 (15.36%) Software Developer
4 127 (14.24%) Trainee
5 123 (13.79%) Trainee Developer
6 114 (12.78%) Trainee Software Developer
7 94 (10.54%) Senior Developer
8 75 (8.41%) DevOps Engineer
9 74 (8.30%) Software Engineer
10 61 (6.84%) Analyst
11 51 (5.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 51 (5.72%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 44 (4.93%) Python Developer
13 37 (4.15%) Senior Software Engineer
14 29 (3.25%) AWS Engineer
15 28 (3.14%) Platform Engineer
16 27 (3.03%) Consultant
17 26 (2.91%) Senior Python Developer
18 24 (2.69%) Architect
19 22 (2.47%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (25.67%) CSS
2 217 (24.33%) HTML
3 179 (20.07%) HTML5
4 125 (14.01%) CSS3
5 114 (12.78%) Java SE
6 102 (11.43%) RESTful
7 87 (9.75%) Django
8 82 (9.19%) AngularJS
9 67 (7.51%) .NET
10 53 (5.94%) Kafka
11 45 (5.04%) Node.js
12 41 (4.60%) REST
13 38 (4.26%) React
14 33 (3.70%) XML
15 31 (3.48%) YAML
16 27 (3.03%) Web Services
17 25 (2.80%) JSON
18 22 (2.47%) PySpark
19 18 (2.02%) MDX
20 14 (1.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 133 (14.91%) Data Structures
2 76 (8.52%) User Experience
3 32 (3.59%) Management Information System
4 31 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
5 29 (3.25%) Algorithms
6 28 (3.14%) Social Media
7 26 (2.91%) Public Cloud
8 19 (2.13%) Cloud Native
8 19 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
9 13 (1.46%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 12 (1.35%) Mobile App
11 11 (1.23%) EPoS
12 10 (1.12%) Data Centre
13 8 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 7 (0.78%) Clustering
14 7 (0.78%) Legacy Systems
14 7 (0.78%) Life Science
14 7 (0.78%) Private Cloud
15 6 (0.67%) Raspberry Pi
16 5 (0.56%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 120 (13.45%) Linux
2 44 (4.93%) Unix
3 39 (4.37%) Windows
4 17 (1.91%) Ubuntu
5 14 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (1.46%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.90%) Debian
8 6 (0.67%) Android
8 6 (0.67%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.56%) CentOS
10 3 (0.34%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (0.22%) VMS
11 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.11%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.11%) SUSE
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (34.42%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (22.76%) DevOps
3 189 (21.19%) CI/CD
4 184 (20.63%) Analytics
5 168 (18.83%) Software Engineering
6 158 (17.71%) OO
7 125 (14.01%) OOP
8 122 (13.68%) Business Intelligence
9 116 (13.00%) Functional Programming
10 100 (11.21%) Data Modelling
11 94 (10.54%) Problem-Solving
12 87 (9.75%) ETL
13 81 (9.08%) Computer Science
14 80 (8.97%) Scrum
15 76 (8.52%) Data Engineering
16 71 (7.96%) Infrastructure as Code
17 69 (7.74%) Test Automation
18 66 (7.40%) Data Pipeline
19 65 (7.29%) Data Analytics
19 65 (7.29%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 355 (39.80%) Java
2 268 (30.04%) JavaScript
3 258 (28.92%) C#
4 246 (27.58%) SQL
5 124 (13.90%) PowerShell
6 121 (13.57%) Java 8
7 93 (10.43%) Go
8 87 (9.75%) Bash
9 80 (8.97%) C++
10 71 (7.96%) Ruby
11 65 (7.29%) C
11 65 (7.29%) R
12 41 (4.60%) PHP
13 40 (4.48%) Perl
14 30 (3.36%) Scala
15 26 (2.91%) TypeScript
16 22 (2.47%) Shell Script
17 21 (2.35%) PL/SQL
17 21 (2.35%) T-SQL
18 20 (2.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 114 (12.78%) CIW
1 114 (12.78%) OCA
1 114 (12.78%) OCP
1 114 (12.78%) Oracle Certification
2 108 (12.11%) Degree
3 54 (6.05%) Security Cleared
4 49 (5.49%) SC Cleared
5 39 (4.37%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (1.23%) CompTIA Security+
7 10 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.12%) Master's Degree
8 9 (1.01%) CCNA
8 9 (1.01%) Network+ Certification
8 9 (1.01%) SSCP
9 7 (0.78%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.45%) PhD
11 4 (0.45%) SANS
12 3 (0.34%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.26%) QA
2 11 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.34%) GDPR
4 2 (0.22%) Accessibility
4 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.22%) SLA
5 1 (0.11%) DICOM
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 147 (16.48%) Docker
2 17 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.57%) HDFS
4 9 (1.01%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.90%) iptables
5 8 (0.90%) Snort
6 3 (0.34%) Firmware
6 3 (0.34%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.11%) KVM
7 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 114 (12.78%) Kubernetes
2 94 (10.54%) Terraform
3 81 (9.08%) Ansible
4 48 (5.38%) Puppet
5 33 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (1.46%) Kibana
7 12 (1.35%) Grafana
8 8 (0.90%) Prometheus
9 7 (0.78%) CFEngine
9 7 (0.78%) Packer
9 7 (0.78%) vCenter Server
10 6 (0.67%) Consul
11 5 (0.56%) Salt
12 4 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.45%) Nagios
13 2 (0.22%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
13 2 (0.22%) Computer Incident Response Team
13 2 (0.22%) Istio
14 1 (0.11%) HP ALM
14 1 (0.11%) Proxmox
Vendors
1 222 (24.89%) Microsoft
2 164 (18.39%) Oracle
3 79 (8.86%) Databricks
4 61 (6.84%) Google
5 25 (2.80%) Splunk
6 24 (2.69%) VMware
7 17 (1.91%) Talend
8 16 (1.79%) Informatica
9 14 (1.57%) BMC
10 13 (1.46%) LogRhythm
10 13 (1.46%) Red Hat
11 10 (1.12%) Civica
12 8 (0.90%) AppDynamics
12 8 (0.90%) New Relic
13 7 (0.78%) Actian
13 7 (0.78%) Telerik
13 7 (0.78%) Xamarin
14 6 (0.67%) dotdigital
14 6 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (0.67%) SAP