Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 86 98
Rank change year-on-year +19 +12 +98
Permanent jobs citing Python 557 505 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.08% 3.31% 2.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.37% 6.21% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 413 512 522
Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.48% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 6,651 8,135 8,583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 48.75% 53.39% 46.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5,611 7,066 7,184
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +31 379 £50,000 +25.00% 66
East Midlands -4 177 £49,000 +35.17% 52
Python
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 285 (51.17%) Java
2 218 (39.14%) Agile Software Development
3 186 (33.39%) SQL
4 185 (33.21%) Linux
5 169 (30.34%) Amazon AWS
6 155 (27.83%) DevOps
7 144 (25.85%) JavaScript
8 143 (25.67%) Ruby
9 126 (22.62%) Perl
10 123 (22.08%) Ansible
11 119 (21.36%) Microsoft Azure
12 114 (20.47%) Bash Shell
13 113 (20.29%) C#
14 110 (19.75%) Jenkins
15 104 (18.67%) Docker
15 104 (18.67%) PHP
16 103 (18.49%) Puppet
17 101 (18.13%) Open Source
17 101 (18.13%) Scrum
18 100 (17.95%) Git (software)
19 94 (16.88%) Opscode Chef
20 87 (15.62%) Software Engineering
21 83 (14.90%) Degree
22 81 (14.54%) HTML
23 75 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
24 73 (13.11%) C++
24 73 (13.11%) MySQL
25 69 (12.39%) Finance
25 69 (12.39%) Computer Science
25 69 (12.39%) Microservices

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 58 (10.41%) Apache
2 57 (10.23%) Apache Spark
3 37 (6.64%) Confluence
4 34 (6.10%) Tomcat
5 25 (4.49%) nginx
6 24 (4.31%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (1.44%) SAS
8 7 (1.26%) JBoss
9 6 (1.08%) CMS
10 5 (0.90%) CloudStack
11 4 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.72%) Alfresco
11 4 (0.72%) Anypoint
11 4 (0.72%) Liferay
12 3 (0.54%) Apache Airflow
12 3 (0.54%) Mule
12 3 (0.54%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.18%) Jetty
13 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.44%) Maya
5 7 (1.26%) Houdini
6 2 (0.36%) Blender
6 2 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 169 (30.34%) Amazon AWS
2 119 (21.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (7.54%) Amazon EC2
3 42 (7.54%) SaaS
4 40 (7.18%) Amazon S3
5 39 (7.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 39 (7.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 32 (5.75%) PaaS
7 30 (5.39%) IaaS
8 21 (3.77%) Amazon SQS
8 21 (3.77%) Serverless
9 18 (3.23%) IBM Cloud
10 16 (2.87%) AWS Lambda
10 16 (2.87%) Azure Active Directory
11 15 (2.69%) GitHub
11 15 (2.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 12 (2.15%) Office 365
13 11 (1.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 11 (1.97%) Amazon EMR
13 11 (1.97%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.64%) DNS
2 30 (5.39%) Firewall
3 22 (3.95%) Internet
4 20 (3.59%) SSL
5 18 (3.23%) Network Security
6 17 (3.05%) VPN
7 15 (2.69%) WAN
8 14 (2.51%) LAN
9 10 (1.80%) HTTP
10 7 (1.26%) MPLS
10 7 (1.26%) TCP/IP
10 7 (1.26%) Wireless
11 6 (1.08%) BGP
11 6 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (1.08%) L2TP
11 6 (1.08%) RSVP
11 6 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.54%) DHCP
13 2 (0.36%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (13.11%) MySQL
2 68 (12.21%) NoSQL
3 59 (10.59%) Big Data
4 51 (9.16%) Hadoop
5 48 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
6 42 (7.54%) SQL Server
7 40 (7.18%) MongoDB
8 30 (5.39%) Amazon RDS
9 24 (4.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 24 (4.31%) Relational Database
10 22 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (3.41%) BigQuery
12 18 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
13 17 (3.05%) Power BI
13 17 (3.05%) Redis
14 12 (2.15%) Cosmos DB
14 12 (2.15%) DB2
14 12 (2.15%) RDBMS
15 11 (1.97%) Amazon Redshift
15 11 (1.97%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 110 (19.75%) Jenkins
2 100 (17.95%) Git (software)
3 47 (8.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 47 (8.44%) JIRA
4 34 (6.10%) Subversion
5 32 (5.75%) Vagrant
5 32 (5.75%) Visual Studio
6 30 (5.39%) Selenium
7 29 (5.21%) Cucumber
8 28 (5.03%) Bitbucket
9 25 (4.49%) Maven
10 24 (4.31%) WebDriver
11 22 (3.95%) GoCD
12 20 (3.59%) JUnit
12 20 (3.59%) SpecFlow
13 16 (2.87%) Hudson
13 16 (2.87%) TeamCity
14 13 (2.33%) CircleCI
15 11 (1.97%) Mercurial
16 7 (1.26%) SoapUI
General
1 69 (12.39%) Finance
2 26 (4.67%) Retail
3 24 (4.31%) Manufacturing
4 23 (4.13%) Banking
5 16 (2.87%) Electronics
5 16 (2.87%) Games
6 14 (2.51%) Automotive
7 12 (2.15%) Advertising
8 11 (1.97%) Marketing
9 7 (1.26%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.08%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.72%) French Language
11 4 (0.72%) German Language
11 4 (0.72%) Legal
12 3 (0.54%) Law
13 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.18%) Back Office
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 153 (27.47%) Developer
2 90 (16.16%) DevOps Engineer
3 44 (7.90%) Java Developer
4 43 (7.72%) Software Engineer
5 33 (5.92%) Architect
5 33 (5.92%) Junior
6 30 (5.39%) Analyst
6 30 (5.39%) Python Developer
7 28 (5.03%) Data Engineer
8 26 (4.67%) Data Scientist
8 26 (4.67%) Linux Engineer
9 25 (4.49%) Senior Developer
9 25 (4.49%) Software Developer
10 24 (4.31%) Graduate
11 22 (3.95%) Applications Engineer
12 21 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
13 19 (3.41%) Junior Developer
14 18 (3.23%) Cloud Architect
14 18 (3.23%) Graduate Developer
15 17 (3.05%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (14.54%) HTML
2 60 (10.77%) CSS
3 55 (9.87%) .NET
4 54 (9.69%) Web Services
5 49 (8.80%) Node.js
6 47 (8.44%) AngularJS
7 38 (6.82%) REST
8 31 (5.57%) RESTful
9 30 (5.39%) JSON
10 28 (5.03%) XML
11 26 (4.67%) React
12 25 (4.49%) HTML5
12 25 (4.49%) Spring
13 21 (3.77%) ASP.NET
13 21 (3.77%) jQuery
14 20 (3.59%) Java EE
15 19 (3.41%) Elastic Stack
16 18 (3.23%) Kafka
17 15 (2.69%) Memcached
18 14 (2.51%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 69 (12.39%) Computer Science
2 34 (6.10%) Fintech
2 34 (6.10%) Self-Motivation
3 31 (5.57%) Algorithms
4 25 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (4.49%) Data Structures
5 23 (4.13%) Data Centre
6 19 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
7 17 (3.05%) Management Information System
7 17 (3.05%) Public Cloud
8 16 (2.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 16 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.97%) Augmented Reality
10 10 (1.80%) Driving Licence
10 10 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
10 10 (1.80%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.62%) Data Protection Act
12 8 (1.44%) User Experience
12 8 (1.44%) Virtual Team
13 6 (1.08%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 185 (33.21%) Linux
2 67 (12.03%) Windows
3 45 (8.08%) Unix
4 27 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (4.85%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.69%) CentOS
6 14 (2.51%) Android
7 10 (1.80%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.54%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.36%) Debian
10 2 (0.36%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.18%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.18%) Fedora
11 1 (0.18%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (39.14%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (27.83%) DevOps
3 101 (18.13%) Open Source
3 101 (18.13%) Scrum
4 87 (15.62%) Software Engineering
5 75 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
6 69 (12.39%) Microservices
7 68 (12.21%) Continuous Integration
7 68 (12.21%) Test Automation
8 59 (10.59%) TDD
9 53 (9.52%) Configuration Management
10 51 (9.16%) BDD
11 49 (8.80%) Machine Learning
12 44 (7.90%) OO
13 37 (6.64%) Mentoring
13 37 (6.64%) Visualisation
14 35 (6.28%) Data Science
14 35 (6.28%) SDLC
15 33 (5.92%) Analytics
15 33 (5.92%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 285 (51.17%) Java
2 186 (33.39%) SQL
3 144 (25.85%) JavaScript
4 143 (25.67%) Ruby
5 126 (22.62%) Perl
6 114 (20.47%) Bash Shell
7 113 (20.29%) C#
8 104 (18.67%) PHP
9 73 (13.11%) C++
10 50 (8.98%) Go
11 48 (8.62%) PowerShell
11 48 (8.62%) R
11 48 (8.62%) Scala
12 33 (5.92%) C
12 33 (5.92%) Shell Script
13 24 (4.31%) Java 8
14 15 (2.69%) MATLAB
15 11 (1.97%) PL/SQL
16 10 (1.80%) PHP 5
17 8 (1.44%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 83 (14.90%) Degree
2 38 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 17 (3.05%) Master's Degree
4 17 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (2.87%) MCSA
6 12 (2.15%) MCSE
6 12 (2.15%) PhD
6 12 (2.15%) RHCE
7 11 (1.97%) CCNP
7 11 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (1.97%) HND
7 11 (1.97%) RHCSA
8 9 (1.62%) CCNA
9 6 (1.08%) HNC
9 6 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.90%) MCP
11 4 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.57%) QA
2 10 (1.80%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.80%) IEC 61131
2 10 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.62%) GCP
4 2 (0.36%) GDPR
4 2 (0.36%) SLA
5 1 (0.18%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 104 (18.67%) Docker
2 23 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.51%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.80%) vSphere
5 7 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (1.26%) Xen
6 6 (1.08%) Squid
6 6 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.90%) XenApp
8 4 (0.72%) Firmware
8 4 (0.72%) iptables
9 3 (0.54%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.54%) KVM
10 2 (0.36%) Samba
11 1 (0.18%) NFS
11 1 (0.18%) PowerDNS
11 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 123 (22.08%) Ansible
2 103 (18.49%) Puppet
3 94 (16.88%) Opscode Chef
4 61 (10.95%) Terraform
5 57 (10.23%) Kubernetes
6 31 (5.57%) Nagios
7 23 (4.13%) Docker Swarm
8 21 (3.77%) Graphite
9 20 (3.59%) Salt
10 17 (3.05%) Opsview
11 16 (2.87%) Packer
12 14 (2.51%) Grafana
13 13 (2.33%) Consul
13 13 (2.33%) ZABBIX
14 7 (1.26%) Cobbler
15 5 (0.90%) CFEngine
15 5 (0.90%) Kibana
15 5 (0.90%) logstash
16 4 (0.72%) Mesos
16 4 (0.72%) SELinux
Vendors
1 55 (9.87%) Microsoft
2 51 (9.16%) Google
3 39 (7.00%) Oracle
4 33 (5.92%) VMware
5 31 (5.57%) Red Hat
6 29 (5.21%) Atlassian
7 28 (5.03%) Cloudera
8 24 (4.31%) Tableau
9 15 (2.69%) Cisco
10 11 (1.97%) MapR
11 10 (1.80%) IBM
12 9 (1.62%) Remedy
12 9 (1.62%) Talend
13 8 (1.44%) Citrix
13 8 (1.44%) ServiceNow
13 8 (1.44%) Splunk
14 7 (1.26%) McAfee
14 7 (1.26%) NetApp
15 6 (1.08%) Rackspace
15 6 (1.08%) Salesforce.com