Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 89 180
Rank change year-on-year +20 +91 -12
Permanent jobs citing Python 602 574 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.93% 3.15% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.37% 6.57% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 581 602 316
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,375 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 8171 8736 9107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 53.40% 47.96% 48.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7058 7309 7969
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Python in the Midlands

Python
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Python in the Midlands

Python
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +25 347 £42,500 +6.25% 24
East Midlands +14 270 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Python
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Python.

1 236 (39.20%) Java
2 229 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
3 219 (36.38%) SQL
4 217 (36.05%) JavaScript
5 208 (34.55%) Linux
6 156 (25.91%) C#
7 147 (24.42%) Degree
8 136 (22.59%) Amazon AWS
9 130 (21.59%) C++
10 123 (20.43%) Ruby
11 120 (19.93%) PHP
12 115 (19.10%) HTML
13 99 (16.45%) AngularJS
14 98 (16.28%) .NET
15 94 (15.61%) Jenkins
15 94 (15.61%) Microsoft Azure
15 94 (15.61%) Bash Shell
16 93 (15.45%) DevOps
17 92 (15.28%) Software Engineering
18 90 (14.95%) MySQL
19 89 (14.78%) Continuous Integration
19 89 (14.78%) Test Automation
20 87 (14.45%) CSS
21 84 (13.95%) Git (software)
22 83 (13.79%) R
23 81 (13.46%) Perl
24 80 (13.29%) Node.js
25 79 (13.12%) Machine Learning
26 78 (12.96%) NoSQL
27 76 (12.62%) C

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 26 (4.32%) Confluence
2 25 (4.15%) SAS
3 24 (3.99%) Apache
3 24 (3.99%) CMS
4 19 (3.16%) JBoss
5 17 (2.82%) Apache Spark
6 16 (2.66%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 14 (2.33%) Alfresco
7 14 (2.33%) Liferay
7 14 (2.33%) Tomcat
8 13 (2.16%) OpenStack
9 10 (1.66%) Drupal
10 8 (1.33%) nginx
11 7 (1.16%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.16%) WebSphere
12 6 (1.00%) CloudStack
13 3 (0.50%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (3.16%) SPSS
2 8 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.50%) InDesign
5 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) Houdini
6 1 (0.17%) Maya
6 1 (0.17%) Simulink
6 1 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.17%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) PlanetPress Connect
2 2 (0.33%) Magento
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 136 (22.59%) Amazon AWS
2 94 (15.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (7.14%) GitHub
4 29 (4.82%) AWS CloudFormation
5 19 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
5 19 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 10 (1.66%) Azure Data Factory
7 9 (1.50%) Datadog
8 8 (1.33%) Amazon S3
9 7 (1.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 7 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (1.16%) SaaS
10 5 (0.83%) IaaS
11 4 (0.66%) Azure Machine Learning
11 4 (0.66%) Office 365
12 2 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.33%) Linode
12 2 (0.33%) PaaS
12 2 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (5.98%) Firewall
2 19 (3.16%) TCP/IP
3 18 (2.99%) VPN
4 17 (2.82%) Internet
5 15 (2.49%) DNS
5 15 (2.49%) HTTP
6 14 (2.33%) Network Security
7 11 (1.83%) DHCP
8 9 (1.50%) Skype
8 9 (1.50%) SNMP
9 8 (1.33%) SMTP
9 8 (1.33%) Unified Communications
10 7 (1.16%) Ethernet
10 7 (1.16%) SAN
11 6 (1.00%) NAS
12 5 (0.83%) 802.11
12 5 (0.83%) IPsec
12 5 (0.83%) SSL
12 5 (0.83%) Wireshark
13 4 (0.66%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (14.95%) MySQL
2 78 (12.96%) NoSQL
3 53 (8.80%) Big Data
4 44 (7.31%) Hadoop
5 40 (6.64%) PostgreSQL
6 38 (6.31%) MongoDB
7 33 (5.48%) SQL Server
8 16 (2.66%) QlikView
9 14 (2.33%) Relational Database
10 13 (2.16%) Data Mining
10 13 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (1.99%) Power BI
12 9 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (1.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 7 (1.16%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.16%) Spotfire
13 7 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (1.00%) Looker
14 6 (1.00%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 94 (15.61%) Jenkins
2 84 (13.95%) Git (software)
3 54 (8.97%) JIRA
4 48 (7.97%) TeamCity
5 46 (7.64%) Subversion
6 39 (6.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 35 (5.81%) JMeter
8 33 (5.48%) Cucumber
8 33 (5.48%) Selenium
9 28 (4.65%) Appium
10 26 (4.32%) Calabash
11 23 (3.82%) JBehave
11 23 (3.82%) Visual Studio
12 20 (3.32%) JUnit
13 19 (3.16%) Gatling
13 19 (3.16%) SpecFlow
14 17 (2.82%) Bitbucket
14 17 (2.82%) WebDriver
15 16 (2.66%) Travis CI
16 11 (1.83%) Vagrant
General
1 55 (9.14%) Finance
2 42 (6.98%) Marketing
3 36 (5.98%) Electronics
4 22 (3.65%) Banking
4 22 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 20 (3.32%) Retail
6 17 (2.82%) Games
7 15 (2.49%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.16%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.83%) Advertising
10 4 (0.66%) Automotive
10 4 (0.66%) Back Office
10 4 (0.66%) Law
11 3 (0.50%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 258 (42.86%) Developer
2 65 (10.80%) Python Developer
3 64 (10.63%) Software Developer
4 63 (10.47%) Graduate
5 62 (10.30%) Software Engineer
6 49 (8.14%) Analyst
6 49 (8.14%) Graduate Developer
7 46 (7.64%) Architect
7 46 (7.64%) Junior
8 45 (7.48%) DevOps Engineer
9 41 (6.81%) Junior Developer
10 40 (6.64%) Data Scientist
11 38 (6.31%) Java Developer
12 37 (6.15%) Technical Architect
13 36 (5.98%) Senior Developer
14 32 (5.32%) C++ Software Engineer
14 32 (5.32%) JavaScript Developer
15 29 (4.82%) Linux Engineer
16 28 (4.65%) C++ Developer
17 26 (4.32%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (19.10%) HTML
2 99 (16.45%) AngularJS
3 98 (16.28%) .NET
4 87 (14.45%) CSS
5 80 (13.29%) Node.js
6 67 (11.13%) Web Services
7 46 (7.64%) HTML5
8 43 (7.14%) ASP.NET
8 43 (7.14%) Django
9 37 (6.15%) J2EE
10 25 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (4.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 20 (3.32%) RESTful
12 19 (3.16%) CSS3
12 19 (3.16%) REST
13 18 (2.99%) Kafka
14 16 (2.66%) jQuery
15 15 (2.49%) Angular 2
15 15 (2.49%) React
16 14 (2.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 67 (11.13%) Computer Science
2 44 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 16 (2.66%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (2.49%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.49%) Public Cloud
6 13 (2.16%) Mobile App
7 12 (1.99%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.50%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.50%) Video\Live Streaming
9 7 (1.16%) Device Driver
10 6 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (0.83%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (0.83%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.83%) Replication
11 5 (0.83%) Smart Home
11 5 (0.83%) Wiki
12 4 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 208 (34.55%) Linux
2 63 (10.47%) Unix
3 51 (8.47%) Windows
4 23 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (3.16%) Embedded Linux
6 17 (2.82%) Android
7 16 (2.66%) Apple iOS
8 15 (2.49%) CentOS
9 6 (1.00%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.83%) Windows Server
11 4 (0.66%) VxWorks
11 4 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.50%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.33%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.33%) Debian
13 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (15.45%) DevOps
3 92 (15.28%) Software Engineering
4 89 (14.78%) Continuous Integration
4 89 (14.78%) Test Automation
5 79 (13.12%) Machine Learning
6 59 (9.80%) Configuration Management
7 56 (9.30%) Web Development
8 55 (9.14%) TDD
9 54 (8.97%) Open Source
10 50 (8.31%) MVC
11 48 (7.97%) Analytics
11 48 (7.97%) BDD
11 48 (7.97%) Scrum
12 45 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
13 43 (7.14%) Mathematics
13 43 (7.14%) SDLC
14 42 (6.98%) OO
15 29 (4.82%) Computer Vision
16 28 (4.65%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 236 (39.20%) Java
2 219 (36.38%) SQL
3 217 (36.05%) JavaScript
4 156 (25.91%) C#
5 130 (21.59%) C++
6 123 (20.43%) Ruby
7 120 (19.93%) PHP
8 94 (15.61%) Bash Shell
9 83 (13.79%) R
10 81 (13.46%) Perl
11 76 (12.62%) C
12 51 (8.47%) PowerShell
13 34 (5.65%) Shell Script
14 23 (3.82%) MATLAB
15 20 (3.32%) Scala
16 15 (2.49%) F#
17 14 (2.33%) VB
18 12 (1.99%) Go
18 12 (1.99%) VB.NET
18 12 (1.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 147 (24.42%) Degree
2 41 (6.81%) PhD
3 28 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (1.83%) Master's Degree
5 9 (1.50%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.33%) OSCP
7 7 (1.16%) CISSP
7 7 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.83%) ISEB
8 5 (0.83%) ISSEP
9 4 (0.66%) CEH
9 4 (0.66%) CHECK Team Leader
9 4 (0.66%) CHECK Team Member
9 4 (0.66%) GCIH
9 4 (0.66%) GIAC
9 4 (0.66%) HND
9 4 (0.66%) SANS
10 3 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.33%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.98%) QA
2 7 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.83%) NIST 800
4 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.33%) GCP
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.17%) MISRA
5 1 (0.17%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (8.31%) Docker
2 23 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (1.83%) vSphere
5 8 (1.33%) Firmware
5 8 (1.33%) Samba
5 8 (1.33%) Squid
5 8 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.16%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.00%) Xen
7 6 (1.00%) XenServer
8 3 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.50%) XenApp
8 3 (0.50%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.33%) Gluster
9 2 (0.33%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.33%) Snort
9 2 (0.33%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 73 (12.13%) Ansible
2 70 (11.63%) Puppet
3 59 (9.80%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (3.99%) Terraform
5 14 (2.33%) Kubernetes
5 14 (2.33%) Nagios
5 14 (2.33%) TeamSite
6 13 (2.16%) Salt
7 11 (1.83%) SCVMM
8 9 (1.50%) Docker Swarm
8 9 (1.50%) Packer
8 9 (1.50%) SCCM
9 7 (1.16%) Capistrano
9 7 (1.16%) Cobbler
9 7 (1.16%) Pingdom
10 6 (1.00%) HP Fortify
10 6 (1.00%) Nessus
10 6 (1.00%) SCOM
10 6 (1.00%) Tivoli
11 5 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 45 (7.48%) Oracle
2 36 (5.98%) Microsoft
3 32 (5.32%) Google
4 23 (3.82%) Red Hat
4 23 (3.82%) VMware
5 22 (3.65%) HP
5 22 (3.65%) Tableau
6 18 (2.99%) Adobe
7 17 (2.82%) IBM
8 15 (2.49%) NetApp
9 14 (2.33%) Birst
9 14 (2.33%) OpenText
9 14 (2.33%) SAP
10 11 (1.83%) BMC
11 10 (1.66%) Cognos
12 9 (1.50%) Citrix
12 9 (1.50%) Splunk
13 8 (1.33%) CheckPoint
13 8 (1.33%) Rackspace
14 7 (1.16%) TIBCO