Period
to 26 September 2021

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 26 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 46 11 52
Rank change year-on-year -35 +41 +13
Permanent jobs citing Python 17 40 28
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.90% 12.54% 4.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.46% 22.47% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 8 40 28
10th Percentile £28,600 £32,500 £22,500
25th Percentile £38,125 £41,250 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,250 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.63% +11.76% -22.73%
75th Percentile £50,313 £51,563 £47,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £60,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +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 Staffordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 201 178 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 34.30% 55.80% 60.58%
Number of salaries quoted 153 164 381
10th Percentile £25,450 £31,361 £25,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £35,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £48,750 £50,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Staffordshire

Python
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Python in Staffordshire

Python
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 26 September 2021.

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 26 September 2021. 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
Stoke-on-Trent -16 10 £43,750 -2.78% 4
Cannock +1 2 £48,750 +25.00% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -16 2 £31,000 -34.74%
Stafford -3 1 - -
Python
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 2021, 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 10 (58.82%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) PHP
2 9 (52.94%) Mathematics
2 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
2 9 (52.94%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (47.06%) Creative Thinking
3 8 (47.06%) React
3 8 (47.06%) Algorithms
3 8 (47.06%) Mobile First
3 8 (47.06%) Vue.js
3 8 (47.06%) PHP 7
3 8 (47.06%) JIRA
3 8 (47.06%) REST
3 8 (47.06%) Laravel
3 8 (47.06%) Machine Learning
3 8 (47.06%) Bitbucket
3 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
3 8 (47.06%) Confluence
3 8 (47.06%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (47.06%) Games
3 8 (47.06%) Symfony
3 8 (47.06%) Zend
3 8 (47.06%) Atlassian
3 8 (47.06%) jQuery
3 8 (47.06%) MySQL
3 8 (47.06%) OOP
4 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
5 4 (23.53%) Azure
5 4 (23.53%) SQL

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 8 (47.06%) Confluence
1 8 (47.06%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.88%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Azure
2 3 (17.65%) AWS
3 2 (11.76%) GCP
3 2 (11.76%) Power Platform
4 1 (5.88%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 1 (5.88%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) Power BI
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
2 8 (47.06%) Bitbucket
2 8 (47.06%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 8 (47.06%) Games
2 3 (17.65%) Social Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Law
4 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Senior Developer
3 8 (47.06%) PHP Developer
3 8 (47.06%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Linux Support
6 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Python Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Service Management Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
1 8 (47.06%) jQuery
1 8 (47.06%) Laravel
1 8 (47.06%) React
1 8 (47.06%) REST
1 8 (47.06%) Symfony
1 8 (47.06%) Vue.js
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Flex
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) MDX
2 1 (5.88%) ServiceStack
2 1 (5.88%) STL
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Algorithms
2 2 (11.76%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Mathematics
1 9 (52.94%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (47.06%) Creative Thinking
2 8 (47.06%) Machine Learning
2 8 (47.06%) Mobile First
2 8 (47.06%) OOP
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) Microservices
3 2 (11.76%) Task Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure as Code
4 1 (5.88%) Requirements Gathering
4 1 (5.88%) Security Patching
4 1 (5.88%) Server Building
4 1 (5.88%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Tech Ops
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) PHP
3 8 (47.06%) PHP 7
4 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.88%) C++
7 1 (5.88%) Ruby
7 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCSA
1 2 (11.76%) MCSE
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) RHCE
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Docker
1 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Ansible
1 3 (17.65%) Terraform
2 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
2 2 (11.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Atlassian
1 8 (47.06%) Zend
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.88%) SAP