Period
to 19 August 2019

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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 76 107
Rank change year-on-year +31 +31 +2
Permanent jobs citing Python 597 520 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.11% 3.72% 2.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.42% 7.49% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 456 389 464
Midlands median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -

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 5,732 6,945 8,187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 49.02% 49.71% 53.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4,754 5,881 7,106
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,675 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 +23 393 £50,000 +5.26% 95
East Midlands +44 196 £45,000 - 43
Python
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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.

1 272 (45.56%) Amazon AWS
2 257 (43.05%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (31.66%) Linux
4 176 (29.48%) SQL
5 173 (28.98%) DevOps
6 162 (27.14%) Java
7 155 (25.96%) Microsoft Azure
8 144 (24.12%) Docker
9 135 (22.61%) C#
10 118 (19.77%) Continuous Integration
11 115 (19.26%) Test Automation
12 112 (18.76%) JavaScript
13 110 (18.43%) Bash Shell
14 109 (18.26%) Software Engineering
15 108 (18.09%) Ansible
16 94 (15.75%) Git (software)
17 93 (15.58%) Jenkins
18 90 (15.08%) Windows
19 89 (14.91%) PowerShell
19 89 (14.91%) Analytics
20 88 (14.74%) Degree
21 87 (14.57%) Microsoft
22 86 (14.41%) Google Cloud Platform
23 84 (14.07%) .NET
24 81 (13.57%) Scrum
25 79 (13.23%) Node.js
26 77 (12.90%) Terraform
26 77 (12.90%) C++
27 75 (12.56%) Computer Science
28 72 (12.06%) Puppet

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 36 (6.03%) SAS
2 22 (3.69%) Apache Spark
3 21 (3.52%) Apache
4 19 (3.18%) ArcGIS
5 17 (2.85%) Confluence
5 17 (2.85%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (2.18%) nginx
7 8 (1.34%) WordPress
8 7 (1.17%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.84%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.84%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.67%) Drupal
10 4 (0.67%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.50%) Appian
11 3 (0.50%) CMS
11 3 (0.50%) IIS
11 3 (0.50%) iPlanet
11 3 (0.50%) JBoss
11 3 (0.50%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.17%) Anypoint
Applications
1 18 (3.02%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.51%) SPSS
3 7 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.34%) Simulink
5 1 (0.17%) ArchiCAD
5 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.17%) Maya
5 1 (0.17%) MicroStation
5 1 (0.17%) Revit
5 1 (0.17%) SPSS Modeler
5 1 (0.17%) Weka
Business Applications
1 11 (1.84%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.67%) Magento
3 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.17%) Data Workbench
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 272 (45.56%) Amazon AWS
2 155 (25.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (14.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 65 (10.89%) Serverless
5 46 (7.71%) AWS Lambda
6 43 (7.20%) AWS CloudFormation
7 32 (5.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 30 (5.03%) Amazon EC2
9 28 (4.69%) Amazon S3
10 25 (4.19%) Power Platform
11 24 (4.02%) SaaS
12 22 (3.69%) GitHub
13 20 (3.35%) Amazon Glacier
14 19 (3.18%) PaaS
15 18 (3.02%) Amazon SQS
16 17 (2.85%) AWS IoT
17 15 (2.51%) IaaS
18 13 (2.18%) AWS CodePipeline
19 8 (1.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 8 (1.34%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.02%) TCP/IP
2 19 (3.18%) SSH
3 18 (3.02%) FTP
3 18 (3.02%) SMTP
4 17 (2.85%) HTTP
5 16 (2.68%) DNS
6 15 (2.51%) Internet
6 15 (2.51%) MQTT
7 10 (1.68%) Network Security
8 9 (1.51%) Firewall
9 8 (1.34%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (1.17%) VLAN
11 4 (0.67%) LAN
11 4 (0.67%) RS-485
11 4 (0.67%) SNMP
11 4 (0.67%) WAN
12 3 (0.50%) DHCP
12 3 (0.50%) Skype
13 2 (0.34%) RS-232
13 2 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 53 (8.88%) MySQL
3 37 (6.20%) PostgreSQL
4 36 (6.03%) Big Data
5 30 (5.03%) MongoDB
6 28 (4.69%) NoSQL
7 26 (4.36%) GIS
8 25 (4.19%) Power BI
9 24 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
10 23 (3.85%) BigQuery
11 21 (3.52%) Data Lake
12 19 (3.18%) Amazon RDS
12 19 (3.18%) Hadoop
13 18 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (2.68%) Spatial Data
15 15 (2.51%) Amazon Aurora
15 15 (2.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 15 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 14 (2.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 94 (15.75%) Git (software)
2 93 (15.58%) Jenkins
3 53 (8.88%) Selenium
4 46 (7.71%) JIRA
5 22 (3.69%) Bitbucket
6 20 (3.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (2.68%) WebDriver
8 13 (2.18%) Cucumber
9 11 (1.84%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (1.68%) GitLab
11 9 (1.51%) gulp
12 8 (1.34%) Subversion
13 7 (1.17%) CircleCI
13 7 (1.17%) Codeship
13 7 (1.17%) TeamCity
13 7 (1.17%) Travis CI
14 6 (1.01%) SonarQube
14 6 (1.01%) Visual Studio
15 5 (0.84%) OllyDbg
15 5 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 63 (10.55%) Finance
2 49 (8.21%) Retail
3 33 (5.53%) Electronics
4 30 (5.03%) Marketing
5 29 (4.86%) Public Sector
6 17 (2.85%) Games
7 13 (2.18%) Automotive
7 13 (2.18%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.68%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.34%) Aerospace
10 6 (1.01%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.84%) Banking
11 5 (0.84%) Law
11 5 (0.84%) Legal
12 3 (0.50%) Back Office
12 3 (0.50%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.34%) Advertising
13 2 (0.34%) Military
13 2 (0.34%) Police
Job Titles
1 174 (29.15%) Developer
2 92 (15.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 50 (8.38%) Software Engineer
4 48 (8.04%) Cloud Engineer
5 37 (6.20%) AWS Engineer
6 33 (5.53%) Architect
6 33 (5.53%) Junior
7 30 (5.03%) Full Stack Developer
7 30 (5.03%) Senior Developer
8 29 (4.86%) Administrator
8 29 (4.86%) Linux Engineer
8 29 (4.86%) Python Developer
8 29 (4.86%) Solutions Architect
9 26 (4.36%) Analyst
9 26 (4.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 25 (4.19%) Data Engineer
11 24 (4.02%) Junior Developer
12 23 (3.85%) AWS DevOps
12 23 (3.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 22 (3.69%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (14.07%) .NET
2 79 (13.23%) Node.js
3 66 (11.06%) Web Services
4 65 (10.89%) HTML
5 61 (10.22%) AngularJS
5 61 (10.22%) CSS
6 40 (6.70%) React
7 32 (5.36%) ASP.NET
7 32 (5.36%) Spring
8 30 (5.03%) REST
9 26 (4.36%) jQuery
10 24 (4.02%) Ajax
10 24 (4.02%) Django
10 24 (4.02%) HTML5
10 24 (4.02%) RESTful
11 23 (3.85%) XML
12 22 (3.69%) CSS3
13 21 (3.52%) YAML
14 17 (2.85%) LAMP
15 15 (2.51%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.70%) User Experience
3 37 (6.20%) Algorithms
4 36 (6.03%) Public Cloud
5 27 (4.52%) Management Information System
6 20 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
7 19 (3.18%) Infotainment
8 17 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (2.68%) Smart Home
10 13 (2.18%) Linux Command Line
11 12 (2.01%) Data Centre
11 12 (2.01%) Security Operations Centre
11 12 (2.01%) Social Media
12 10 (1.68%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.17%) Graphic Design
13 7 (1.17%) Mobile Games
13 7 (1.17%) NHS
14 6 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
15 5 (0.84%) Cyberattack
16 4 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 189 (31.66%) Linux
2 90 (15.08%) Windows
3 41 (6.87%) Unix
4 20 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (3.02%) CentOS
6 12 (2.01%) Kali Linux
7 9 (1.51%) Mac OS
8 8 (1.34%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.84%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.34%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.34%) Solaris
10 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.17%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.17%) VMS
11 1 (0.17%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (43.05%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (28.98%) DevOps
3 118 (19.77%) Continuous Integration
4 115 (19.26%) Test Automation
5 109 (18.26%) Software Engineering
6 89 (14.91%) Analytics
7 81 (13.57%) Scrum
8 75 (12.56%) Computer Science
9 60 (10.05%) Business Intelligence
10 57 (9.55%) Machine Learning
11 55 (9.21%) Web Development
12 52 (8.71%) Open Source
12 52 (8.71%) Problem-Solving
13 51 (8.54%) Configuration Management
14 50 (8.38%) Infrastructure as Code
15 47 (7.87%) Cybersecurity
16 45 (7.54%) Deployment Automation
16 45 (7.54%) OO
17 44 (7.37%) Data Science
17 44 (7.37%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 176 (29.48%) SQL
2 162 (27.14%) Java
3 135 (22.61%) C#
4 112 (18.76%) JavaScript
5 110 (18.43%) Bash Shell
6 89 (14.91%) PowerShell
7 77 (12.90%) C++
8 64 (10.72%) PHP
9 63 (10.55%) Perl
10 52 (8.71%) Ruby
11 51 (8.54%) C
12 46 (7.71%) R
13 37 (6.20%) Go
14 28 (4.69%) Scala
15 12 (2.01%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.84%) MATLAB
16 11 (1.84%) TypeScript
17 10 (1.68%) Java 8
18 7 (1.17%) Embedded C
19 6 (1.01%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 88 (14.74%) Degree
2 30 (5.03%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.18%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.18%) AWS Certification
4 13 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.51%) RHCE
6 8 (1.34%) PhD
7 7 (1.17%) ISEB
8 5 (0.84%) CHECK Team Leader
8 5 (0.84%) CHECK Team Member
8 5 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.84%) CREST Certified
8 5 (0.84%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.84%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.84%) OSCP
8 5 (0.84%) Tigerscheme
9 4 (0.67%) CCNA
9 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.50%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.86%) QA
2 18 (3.02%) GDPR
3 8 (1.34%) SLA
4 7 (1.17%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.67%) Basel II
5 4 (0.67%) IFRS
5 4 (0.67%) IFRS 9
6 3 (0.50%) Actionable Recommendations
6 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.50%) MISRA
7 2 (0.34%) ISO 13485
7 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.17%) BS7666
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 9002
8 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17025
8 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.17%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.17%) NCSC
System Software
1 144 (24.12%) Docker
2 34 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (3.35%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (1.01%) XenApp
4 6 (1.01%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.84%) vSphere
6 4 (0.67%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 3 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.34%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.34%) iptables
8 2 (0.34%) NFS
8 2 (0.34%) Squid
8 2 (0.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.17%) Firmware
9 1 (0.17%) LXC
9 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 108 (18.09%) Ansible
2 77 (12.90%) Terraform
3 72 (12.06%) Puppet
4 71 (11.89%) Kubernetes
5 56 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (3.02%) Nagios
7 14 (2.35%) Packer
8 13 (2.18%) Docker Swarm
9 12 (2.01%) Grafana
10 9 (1.51%) FTK
10 9 (1.51%) Opsview
11 8 (1.34%) EnCase
11 8 (1.34%) Nessus
12 7 (1.17%) CFEngine
12 7 (1.17%) Consul
12 7 (1.17%) Prometheus
12 7 (1.17%) Salt
13 6 (1.01%) Mesos
14 5 (0.84%) ZABBIX
15 4 (0.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 87 (14.57%) Microsoft
2 65 (10.89%) Google
3 44 (7.37%) Tableau
4 36 (6.03%) Oracle
5 35 (5.86%) VMware
6 24 (4.02%) Splunk
7 23 (3.85%) SAP
8 22 (3.69%) Red Hat
9 15 (2.51%) IBM
10 13 (2.18%) ArcSight
11 12 (2.01%) Atlassian
12 11 (1.84%) SaltStack
13 9 (1.51%) MicroStrategy
13 9 (1.51%) New Relic
13 9 (1.51%) Snowplow
13 9 (1.51%) Talend
14 8 (1.34%) Sitecore
15 7 (1.17%) Alteryx
15 7 (1.17%) Databricks
16 6 (1.01%) Citrix