Period
to 21 January 2018

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

Python
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 81 156
Rank change year-on-year +2 +75 +35
Permanent jobs citing Python 345 356 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.56% 3.41% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.02% 7.41% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 306 380 159
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £43,729 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.53% +24.94% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £74,375 £66,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,914 4,807 4,808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 50.71% 46.11% 46.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4,115 4,065 4,225
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Python in the West Midlands

Python
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Python in the West Midlands

Python
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Python in the West Midlands

Python
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Birmingham +8 128 £42,500 -22.73% 18
Coventry +2 64 £35,000 -12.50% 11
Warwickshire -15 60 £37,500 -6.25% 16
Staffordshire 0 18 £46,250 +2.78% 5
Solihull +4 15 £36,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 12 £41,750 - 1
Shropshire -10 9 £47,500 +8.95% 4
Wolverhampton -9 6 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Herefordshire +9 3 £37,500 +63.04% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £42,500 - 3
Walsall - 3 £45,000 -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Python.

1 133 (38.55%) JavaScript
2 132 (38.26%) Linux
3 121 (35.07%) Java
4 107 (31.01%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (30.14%) SQL
6 92 (26.67%) Degree
7 87 (25.22%) Amazon AWS
7 87 (25.22%) PHP
8 78 (22.61%) C++
9 75 (21.74%) HTML
10 74 (21.45%) C#
10 74 (21.45%) Microsoft Azure
11 65 (18.84%) CSS
12 58 (16.81%) Bash Shell
13 57 (16.52%) R
13 57 (16.52%) Node.js
13 57 (16.52%) Ruby
14 56 (16.23%) PowerShell
14 56 (16.23%) MySQL
14 56 (16.23%) C
14 56 (16.23%) .NET
15 53 (15.36%) Perl
15 53 (15.36%) Machine Learning
15 53 (15.36%) DevOps
16 52 (15.07%) Test Automation
17 50 (14.49%) Docker
18 49 (14.20%) Windows
19 46 (13.33%) Git (software)
19 46 (13.33%) Ansible
20 45 (13.04%) Jenkins

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 18 (5.22%) Apache
2 14 (4.06%) SAS
3 10 (2.90%) CMS
4 9 (2.61%) Drupal
4 9 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.61%) OpenStack
4 9 (2.61%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.03%) Confluence
5 7 (2.03%) JBoss
6 5 (1.45%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.45%) nginx
7 3 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.87%) WordPress
8 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.58%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.29%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.29%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.29%) Liferay
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 17 (4.93%) SPSS
2 7 (2.03%) Chatbot
3 5 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.45%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.29%) Houdini
5 1 (0.29%) Maya
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Magento
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 87 (25.22%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (21.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (8.99%) AWS CloudFormation
4 27 (7.83%) GitHub
5 20 (5.80%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (3.48%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (2.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 9 (2.61%) Datadog
7 9 (2.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (2.32%) Amazon S3
8 8 (2.32%) Azure Data Factory
9 7 (2.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 5 (1.45%) Office 365
11 4 (1.16%) Azure Machine Learning
12 3 (0.87%) IaaS
12 3 (0.87%) PaaS
13 2 (0.58%) Linode
14 1 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.29%) Google Tag Manager
14 1 (0.29%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.38%) Firewall
2 20 (5.80%) VPN
3 15 (4.35%) DNS
4 14 (4.06%) HTTP
4 14 (4.06%) Internet
5 12 (3.48%) SNMP
6 11 (3.19%) DHCP
7 10 (2.90%) 802.11
8 8 (2.32%) Skype
9 7 (2.03%) TCP/IP
10 6 (1.74%) SMTP
11 5 (1.45%) Broadband
11 5 (1.45%) Unified Communications
12 4 (1.16%) Network Security
13 3 (0.87%) SSL
14 2 (0.58%) Ethernet
14 2 (0.58%) NetScaler
14 2 (0.58%) SSH
15 1 (0.29%) Modbus
15 1 (0.29%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (16.23%) MySQL
2 38 (11.01%) Big Data
3 36 (10.43%) NoSQL
4 21 (6.09%) SQL Server
5 20 (5.80%) MongoDB
6 18 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (2.61%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (2.61%) Data Mining
8 8 (2.32%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.03%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.74%) BigQuery
10 6 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.45%) Power BI
12 4 (1.16%) DataStage
12 4 (1.16%) GIS
12 4 (1.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 4 (1.16%) Spotfire
13 2 (0.58%) QlikView
13 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 45 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 28 (8.12%) Subversion
4 26 (7.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 25 (7.25%) JIRA
6 22 (6.38%) Selenium
7 20 (5.80%) Bitbucket
8 18 (5.22%) TeamCity
9 15 (4.35%) Cucumber
10 13 (3.77%) WebDriver
11 11 (3.19%) Eclipse
11 11 (3.19%) Vagrant
12 10 (2.90%) JMeter
12 10 (2.90%) Maven
12 10 (2.90%) SoapUI
13 9 (2.61%) GoCD
14 7 (2.03%) Codeship
14 7 (2.03%) JBehave
14 7 (2.03%) WATIR
15 6 (1.74%) Hudson
General
1 32 (9.28%) Marketing
2 27 (7.83%) Finance
3 16 (4.64%) Retail
4 11 (3.19%) Banking
5 10 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.61%) Back Office
7 7 (2.03%) Electronics
7 7 (2.03%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.74%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.45%) Automotive
10 3 (0.87%) Advertising
10 3 (0.87%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.58%) Games
12 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 131 (37.97%) Developer
2 40 (11.59%) Python Developer
3 37 (10.72%) Junior
4 35 (10.14%) Graduate
5 33 (9.57%) Analyst
5 33 (9.57%) Junior Developer
6 31 (8.99%) Software Engineer
7 29 (8.41%) Architect
8 27 (7.83%) Data Scientist
9 25 (7.25%) DevOps Engineer
10 24 (6.96%) Graduate Developer
11 23 (6.67%) Senior Developer
11 23 (6.67%) Technical Architect
12 20 (5.80%) Java Developer
13 19 (5.51%) Python Software Engineer
14 18 (5.22%) C# Developer
14 18 (5.22%) Junior Python Developer
15 17 (4.93%) Linux Engineer
16 16 (4.64%) AWS Architect
16 16 (4.64%) Graduate Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (21.74%) HTML
2 65 (18.84%) CSS
3 57 (16.52%) Node.js
4 56 (16.23%) .NET
5 44 (12.75%) AngularJS
6 36 (10.43%) Web Services
7 33 (9.57%) Django
8 30 (8.70%) ASP.NET
9 19 (5.51%) jQuery
10 18 (5.22%) HTML5
11 16 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (4.64%) J2EE
12 14 (4.06%) React
13 12 (3.48%) Flask
14 11 (3.19%) Spring
15 10 (2.90%) .NET Framework
15 10 (2.90%) 802.1X
16 9 (2.61%) Polymer
16 9 (2.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (2.61%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.88%) Computer Science
2 30 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 15 (4.35%) Public Cloud
3 15 (4.35%) User Experience
4 12 (3.48%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.19%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (2.61%) Video\Live Streaming
7 8 (2.32%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.45%) Graphic Design
8 5 (1.45%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (0.87%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.87%) Replication
10 3 (0.87%) Smart Home
11 2 (0.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.58%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.58%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 132 (38.26%) Linux
2 49 (14.20%) Windows
3 17 (4.93%) Unix
4 15 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.61%) CentOS
6 8 (2.32%) Android
6 8 (2.32%) Mac OS
7 7 (2.03%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.03%) Debian
8 5 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.58%) DC/OS
9 2 (0.58%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (31.01%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (15.36%) DevOps
2 53 (15.36%) Machine Learning
3 52 (15.07%) Test Automation
4 43 (12.46%) Open Source
5 42 (12.17%) Software Engineering
6 35 (10.14%) Analytics
6 35 (10.14%) Configuration Management
6 35 (10.14%) MVC
7 34 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (9.57%) Web Development
9 27 (7.83%) SDLC
9 27 (7.83%) TDD
10 24 (6.96%) BDD
10 24 (6.96%) Scrum
11 23 (6.67%) Data Analytics
12 22 (6.38%) Front End Development
13 21 (6.09%) Continuous Improvement
13 21 (6.09%) Data Analysis
14 20 (5.80%) OO
Programming Languages
1 133 (38.55%) JavaScript
2 121 (35.07%) Java
3 104 (30.14%) SQL
4 87 (25.22%) PHP
5 78 (22.61%) C++
6 74 (21.45%) C#
7 58 (16.81%) Bash Shell
8 57 (16.52%) R
8 57 (16.52%) Ruby
9 56 (16.23%) C
9 56 (16.23%) PowerShell
10 53 (15.36%) Perl
11 14 (4.06%) Shell Script
11 14 (4.06%) VBScript
12 13 (3.77%) VB
13 11 (3.19%) Go
13 11 (3.19%) MATLAB
14 9 (2.61%) Lua
14 9 (2.61%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.45%) F#
Qualifications
1 92 (26.67%) Degree
2 30 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (7.25%) PhD
4 10 (2.90%) Security Cleared
5 9 (2.61%) CHECK Team Leader
5 9 (2.61%) CHECK Team Member
5 9 (2.61%) OSCP
6 8 (2.32%) ISTQB
7 7 (2.03%) ISEB
8 4 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.87%) HND
9 3 (0.87%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.58%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.29%) MCITP
11 1 (0.29%) MCP
11 1 (0.29%) MCSA
11 1 (0.29%) MCSE
11 1 (0.29%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.25%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.29%) BS7666
3 1 (0.29%) GCP
3 1 (0.29%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.29%) ISO 26262
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.29%) MISRA
3 1 (0.29%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (14.49%) Docker
2 28 (8.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (3.48%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.32%) Samba
5 8 (2.32%) Squid
6 5 (1.45%) iptables
7 3 (0.87%) Ceph
7 3 (0.87%) Firmware
7 3 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.87%) vSphere
7 3 (0.87%) XenApp
7 3 (0.87%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.58%) Gluster
8 2 (0.58%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 46 (13.33%) Ansible
2 34 (9.86%) Puppet
3 27 (7.83%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (4.64%) Terraform
5 14 (4.06%) Kubernetes
6 12 (3.48%) Salt
7 11 (3.19%) Docker Swarm
7 11 (3.19%) SCVMM
8 8 (2.32%) Packer
8 8 (2.32%) SCCM
9 7 (2.03%) Capistrano
9 7 (2.03%) Marathon
9 7 (2.03%) Pingdom
10 5 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.45%) SCOM
11 2 (0.58%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.58%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.58%) Nagios
12 1 (0.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.12%) VMware
3 27 (7.83%) Google
4 13 (3.77%) Red Hat
5 11 (3.19%) BMC
6 10 (2.90%) Oracle
7 9 (2.61%) Citrix
7 9 (2.61%) Splunk
8 8 (2.32%) Cognos
8 8 (2.32%) IBM
8 8 (2.32%) NetApp
9 7 (2.03%) Adobe
9 7 (2.03%) Rackspace
10 6 (1.74%) Apple
10 6 (1.74%) Cisco
11 5 (1.45%) McAfee
11 5 (1.45%) MKS
11 5 (1.45%) Symantec
12 4 (1.16%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.16%) Tableau