Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 81 104
Rank change year-on-year +31 +23 0
Permanent jobs citing Python 38 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.09% 1.06% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.93% 1.81% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 36 14 2
Staffordshire median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +33.33% +130.77%
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,125 £36,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £54,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,250 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.13% -11.11% +5.88%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 548 552 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 58.99% 58.47% 61.60%
Number of salaries quoted 475 460 769
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £21,350 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,250 £56,250 £51,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +1.33%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Staffordshire

Python
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Python in Staffordshire

Python
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Python in Staffordshire

Python
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 21 June 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
Lichfield +17 19 £50,000 -16.67% 2
Tamworth - 8 £55,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 7 £45,000 -
Python
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 23 (60.53%) Open Source
2 22 (57.89%) Java
3 21 (55.26%) Go
4 20 (52.63%) PHP
5 19 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 18 (47.37%) Google
6 18 (47.37%) Docker
7 17 (44.74%) Google Cloud Platform
7 17 (44.74%) Kubernetes
8 16 (42.11%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (36.84%) Test Automation
9 14 (36.84%) PHP 5
9 14 (36.84%) Unit Testing
9 14 (36.84%) Integration Testing
9 14 (36.84%) Java 8
10 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (34.21%) Memcached
11 12 (31.58%) MongoDB
11 12 (31.58%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (31.58%) Retail
12 11 (28.95%) Redis
12 11 (28.95%) Bigtable
12 11 (28.95%) Microservices
12 11 (28.95%) BigQuery
12 11 (28.95%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 9 (23.68%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 9 (23.68%) Kanban
13 9 (23.68%) Scrum
13 9 (23.68%) C#

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 16 (42.11%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.63%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Houdini
1 7 (18.42%) Maya
2 2 (5.26%) Blender
2 2 (5.26%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 17 (44.74%) Google Cloud Platform
2 16 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (10.53%) Fastly
4 4 (10.53%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Skype
1 2 (5.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) Apache Cassandra
1 12 (31.58%) MongoDB
2 11 (28.95%) BigQuery
2 11 (28.95%) Bigtable
2 11 (28.95%) Redis
3 1 (2.63%) GIS
3 1 (2.63%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 19 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) Maven
2 2 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (31.58%) Retail
2 8 (21.05%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Java Developer
2 8 (21.05%) PHP Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Python Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Backend Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Senior Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Technical Artist
4 4 (10.53%) Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Backend Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Junior
5 3 (7.89%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) Memcached
2 9 (23.68%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 8 (21.05%) TensorFlow
4 2 (5.26%) .NET
4 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.26%) CSS
4 2 (5.26%) CSS3
4 2 (5.26%) Ext JS
4 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.26%) HTML
4 2 (5.26%) HTML5
4 2 (5.26%) Node.js
4 2 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (5.26%) Spring MVC
4 2 (5.26%) Three.js
4 2 (5.26%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (5.26%) WebGL
5 1 (2.63%) Spring
5 1 (2.63%) Spring Security
5 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Augmented Reality
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Oculus Rift
3 2 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Android
3 2 (5.26%) Unix
4 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Open Source
2 14 (36.84%) Integration Testing
2 14 (36.84%) Test Automation
2 14 (36.84%) Unit Testing
3 11 (28.95%) Microservices
3 11 (28.95%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 9 (23.68%) Kanban
4 9 (23.68%) Scrum
5 8 (21.05%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (18.42%) CAD
7 5 (13.16%) DevOps
8 4 (10.53%) Analytics
8 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
8 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.89%) Pay per click
10 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (5.26%) Data Analytics
10 2 (5.26%) Physics
10 2 (5.26%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) Java
2 21 (55.26%) Go
3 20 (52.63%) PHP
4 14 (36.84%) Java 8
4 14 (36.84%) PHP 5
5 9 (23.68%) C#
6 8 (21.05%) C++
7 7 (18.42%) Bash Shell
8 6 (15.79%) SQL
9 3 (7.89%) PHP 7
9 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
10 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
10 2 (5.26%) MATLAB
10 2 (5.26%) Perl
10 2 (5.26%) R
10 2 (5.26%) Ruby
11 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Sun Certification
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (7.89%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) MCSE
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.26%) PhD
3 2 (5.26%) RHCSA
3 2 (5.26%) VCP6
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) Docker
2 2 (5.26%) Firmware
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 17 (44.74%) Kubernetes
2 5 (13.16%) Terraform
3 3 (7.89%) Ansible
4 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Google
2 5 (13.16%) Apple
2 5 (13.16%) Twitter
3 2 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Epicor
4 1 (2.63%) ESRI
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat