Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 67 79
Rank change year-on-year +14 +12 +97
Permanent jobs citing Python 580 632 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.62% 4.10% 3.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.85% 7.63% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 428 607 628
Midlands median annual salary £47,250 £42,500 £42,632
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.18% -0.31% +6.58%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +3.77%

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 5,887 8,281 8,504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 46.87% 53.67% 48.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4,741 7,101 7,145
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018. 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 +23 359 £47,500 +14.46% 69
East Midlands -5 220 £45,000 +5.88% 47
Python
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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.

1 271 (46.72%) Java
2 246 (42.41%) Agile Software Development
3 211 (36.38%) SQL
4 203 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
5 179 (30.86%) Linux
6 166 (28.62%) JavaScript
6 166 (28.62%) DevOps
7 140 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 130 (22.41%) Jenkins
9 112 (19.31%) Ansible
10 111 (19.14%) Git (software)
11 110 (18.97%) Puppet
12 108 (18.62%) Ruby
13 105 (18.10%) Docker
14 101 (17.41%) HTML
15 100 (17.24%) Scrum
16 99 (17.07%) Finance
17 95 (16.38%) Perl
18 90 (15.52%) Bash Shell
19 89 (15.34%) NoSQL
19 89 (15.34%) C#
20 88 (15.17%) Opscode Chef
21 87 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
22 85 (14.66%) CSS
23 84 (14.48%) Software Engineering
24 80 (13.79%) Degree
25 78 (13.45%) Microsoft
26 75 (12.93%) Web Services
27 74 (12.76%) PHP
28 71 (12.24%) .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 46 (7.93%) Apache Spark
2 38 (6.55%) Apache
3 36 (6.21%) Confluence
4 34 (5.86%) Tomcat
5 23 (3.97%) nginx
6 17 (2.93%) Anypoint
7 15 (2.59%) Mule
8 13 (2.24%) JBoss
9 10 (1.72%) SAS
10 8 (1.38%) CMS
11 7 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.86%) Alfresco
12 5 (0.86%) Liferay
13 4 (0.69%) WordPress
14 3 (0.52%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
15 2 (0.34%) ArcGIS
16 1 (0.17%) Drupal
16 1 (0.17%) Jetty
Applications
1 42 (7.24%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (3.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.21%) SPSS
5 2 (0.34%) Simulink
5 2 (0.34%) Stateflow
6 1 (0.17%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.17%) Maya
Business Applications
1 9 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 203 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 140 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (10.17%) Amazon EC2
3 59 (10.17%) Amazon S3
4 52 (8.97%) AWS CloudFormation
5 49 (8.45%) Serverless
6 38 (6.55%) IaaS
6 38 (6.55%) SaaS
7 35 (6.03%) Amazon SQS
7 35 (6.03%) PaaS
8 34 (5.86%) AWS Lambda
9 31 (5.34%) Google Cloud Platform
10 30 (5.17%) Azure Active Directory
11 24 (4.14%) Amazon EMR
11 24 (4.14%) Amazon Kinesis
11 24 (4.14%) Office 365
12 22 (3.79%) GitHub
13 19 (3.28%) IBM Cloud
14 18 (3.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 14 (2.41%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.38%) Network Security
2 32 (5.52%) DNS
3 25 (4.31%) Firewall
4 16 (2.76%) Internet
5 15 (2.59%) VPN
6 12 (2.07%) SSL
7 10 (1.72%) LAN
7 10 (1.72%) WAN
8 7 (1.21%) BGP
8 7 (1.21%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (1.21%) L2TP
8 7 (1.21%) MPLS
8 7 (1.21%) RSVP
8 7 (1.21%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (0.86%) HTTP
11 4 (0.69%) ADSL
11 4 (0.69%) Broadband
11 4 (0.69%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (15.34%) NoSQL
2 60 (10.34%) MySQL
3 52 (8.97%) PostgreSQL
4 50 (8.62%) Hadoop
5 44 (7.59%) Amazon RDS
6 43 (7.41%) Big Data
7 42 (7.24%) Relational Database
7 42 (7.24%) SQL Server
8 30 (5.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 29 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
10 28 (4.83%) MongoDB
11 25 (4.31%) RDBMS
12 24 (4.14%) Cosmos DB
13 21 (3.62%) Power BI
14 15 (2.59%) DB2
15 14 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (2.41%) Impala
16 10 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
17 9 (1.55%) BigQuery
17 9 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 130 (22.41%) Jenkins
2 111 (19.14%) Git (software)
3 49 (8.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 45 (7.76%) JIRA
5 37 (6.38%) Subversion
6 31 (5.34%) Maven
6 31 (5.34%) Selenium
7 29 (5.00%) Visual Studio
8 26 (4.48%) Cucumber
9 22 (3.79%) TeamCity
9 22 (3.79%) Vagrant
10 20 (3.45%) JUnit
11 18 (3.10%) Bitbucket
12 16 (2.76%) WebDriver
13 15 (2.59%) CircleCI
13 15 (2.59%) Octopus Deploy
14 14 (2.41%) Hudson
15 12 (2.07%) Grunt
15 12 (2.07%) gulp
15 12 (2.07%) webpack
General
1 99 (17.07%) Finance
2 19 (3.28%) Banking
2 19 (3.28%) Retail
3 17 (2.93%) Automotive
4 16 (2.76%) Marketing
5 13 (2.24%) Financial Institution
6 12 (2.07%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.90%) Electronics
8 8 (1.38%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.21%) Publishing
10 6 (1.03%) German Language
11 5 (0.86%) Games
12 4 (0.69%) Advertising
12 4 (0.69%) French Language
13 3 (0.52%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.17%) Back Office
14 1 (0.17%) Law
14 1 (0.17%) Legal
14 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 187 (32.24%) Developer
2 83 (14.31%) DevOps Engineer
3 57 (9.83%) Java Developer
4 45 (7.76%) Software Engineer
5 39 (6.72%) Architect
6 37 (6.38%) Senior Developer
7 32 (5.52%) Software Developer
8 31 (5.34%) Analyst
9 30 (5.17%) Cloud Architect
9 30 (5.17%) JavaScript Developer
10 29 (5.00%) Junior
11 28 (4.83%) Lead Architect
12 26 (4.48%) Data Scientist
13 24 (4.14%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 24 (4.14%) Lead Solutions Architect
13 24 (4.14%) Solutions Architect
14 23 (3.97%) Python Developer
15 22 (3.79%) Applications Engineer
16 21 (3.62%) Graduate
16 21 (3.62%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (17.41%) HTML
2 85 (14.66%) CSS
3 75 (12.93%) Web Services
4 71 (12.24%) .NET
5 70 (12.07%) AngularJS
6 56 (9.66%) Node.js
7 48 (8.28%) REST
8 44 (7.59%) RESTful
9 40 (6.90%) HTML5
9 40 (6.90%) React
9 40 (6.90%) Spring
10 31 (5.34%) ASP.NET
11 29 (5.00%) CSS3
12 27 (4.66%) Elastic Stack
13 25 (4.31%) Java EE
14 24 (4.14%) JSON
15 23 (3.97%) ASP.NET Web API
16 21 (3.62%) jQuery
17 19 (3.28%) Natural Language Processing
18 18 (3.10%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.90%) Fintech
2 35 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.34%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (4.66%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (3.79%) Public Cloud
6 21 (3.62%) Algorithms
6 21 (3.62%) Data Structures
7 18 (3.10%) User Experience
8 17 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
9 15 (2.59%) Data Centre
10 14 (2.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 13 (2.24%) Data Protection Act
12 11 (1.90%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.90%) Mobile App
12 11 (1.90%) Private Cloud
13 10 (1.72%) Driving Licence
14 8 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
14 8 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (1.38%) Wiki
15 6 (1.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 179 (30.86%) Linux
2 45 (7.76%) Windows
3 44 (7.59%) Unix
4 29 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (4.14%) Windows Server
6 21 (3.62%) CentOS
7 14 (2.41%) Android
8 13 (2.24%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.34%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.17%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.17%) Debian
13 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (42.41%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (28.62%) DevOps
3 100 (17.24%) Scrum
4 87 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 84 (14.48%) Software Engineering
6 71 (12.24%) Open Source
7 68 (11.72%) Computer Science
8 67 (11.55%) Configuration Management
9 64 (11.03%) TDD
10 63 (10.86%) Analytics
11 59 (10.17%) Machine Learning
11 59 (10.17%) Microservices
12 57 (9.83%) Problem-Solving
13 54 (9.31%) Project Management
14 51 (8.79%) Data Science
14 51 (8.79%) Test Automation
15 50 (8.62%) OO
16 49 (8.45%) BDD
17 40 (6.90%) Visualisation
18 39 (6.72%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 271 (46.72%) Java
2 211 (36.38%) SQL
3 166 (28.62%) JavaScript
4 108 (18.62%) Ruby
5 95 (16.38%) Perl
6 90 (15.52%) Bash Shell
7 89 (15.34%) C#
8 74 (12.76%) PHP
9 70 (12.07%) C++
10 60 (10.34%) R
11 55 (9.48%) Scala
12 42 (7.24%) PowerShell
13 38 (6.55%) Go
14 28 (4.83%) C
14 28 (4.83%) Shell Script
15 23 (3.97%) PL/SQL
16 16 (2.76%) Java 8
17 14 (2.41%) MATLAB
17 14 (2.41%) TypeScript
18 10 (1.72%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 80 (13.79%) Degree
2 35 (6.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (4.83%) MCSA
3 28 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (4.83%) Security Cleared
4 24 (4.14%) MCSE
5 14 (2.41%) Master's Degree
6 13 (2.24%) AWS Certification
7 12 (2.07%) HND
7 12 (2.07%) ISEB
8 9 (1.55%) RHCSA
9 8 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (1.38%) HNC
9 8 (1.38%) RHCE
10 7 (1.21%) CCNP
10 7 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.21%) Numerate Degree
11 6 (1.03%) PhD
11 6 (1.03%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.86%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.55%) QA
2 17 (2.93%) GDPR
3 13 (2.24%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.38%) IEC 61131
5 7 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.03%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.34%) IEC 62304
7 2 (0.34%) MISRA
7 2 (0.34%) SLA
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.17%) MISRA C
System Software
1 105 (18.10%) Docker
2 32 (5.52%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.21%) XenApp
5 5 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.86%) vSphere
6 4 (0.69%) KVM
7 3 (0.52%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.52%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.34%) Firmware
8 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.34%) pfSense
8 2 (0.34%) Xen
8 2 (0.34%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.17%) iptables
9 1 (0.17%) Squid
9 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 112 (19.31%) Ansible
2 110 (18.97%) Puppet
3 88 (15.17%) Opscode Chef
4 63 (10.86%) Terraform
5 55 (9.48%) Kubernetes
6 27 (4.66%) Docker Swarm
7 25 (4.31%) Opsview
8 21 (3.62%) Graphite
9 20 (3.45%) Salt
10 19 (3.28%) Packer
11 18 (3.10%) Consul
11 18 (3.10%) Grafana
12 17 (2.93%) Nagios
13 11 (1.90%) rkt
13 11 (1.90%) ZABBIX
14 10 (1.72%) Mesos
15 9 (1.55%) Single Sign-On
16 7 (1.21%) CFEngine
17 6 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
17 6 (1.03%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 78 (13.45%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.07%) Google
3 32 (5.52%) Red Hat
4 29 (5.00%) Oracle
5 28 (4.83%) Atlassian
5 28 (4.83%) Tableau
6 21 (3.62%) Cloudera
7 17 (2.93%) Cisco
8 16 (2.76%) Remedy
9 15 (2.59%) IBM
9 15 (2.59%) Splunk
10 14 (2.41%) VMware
11 11 (1.90%) Adobe
12 10 (1.72%) Citrix
13 9 (1.55%) McAfee
14 8 (1.38%) ServiceNow
15 7 (1.21%) MapR
16 6 (1.03%) Symantec
16 6 (1.03%) Twitter
17 5 (0.86%) NetApp