Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > West Midlands
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 86 157
Rank change year-on-year +11 +71 +29
Permanent jobs citing Python 359 336 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.55% 3.00% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.89% 6.52% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 354 363 195
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £26,825 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £73,375 £66,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +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 the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5211 5150 4953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 51.55% 46.05% 47.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4462 4310 4367
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +1.33%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £56,100
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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 +25 136 £45,000 -18.18% 7
Warwickshire -12 69 £38,750 -3.13% 4
Coventry +14 68 £35,000 -2.78% 5
Staffordshire +3 18 £47,500 +5.56% 4
Solihull +3 12 £35,500 -
Worcestershire - 10 £41,750 - 1
Wolverhampton +5 9 £45,000 +80.00%
Shropshire -12 9 £47,500 +6.28% 4
Walsall - 6 £45,000 -
Willenhall - 3 £45,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £42,500 - 1
Python
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, 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.

1 138 (38.44%) JavaScript
2 126 (35.10%) Linux
3 117 (32.59%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (32.03%) Java
5 109 (30.36%) SQL
6 101 (28.13%) C++
7 95 (26.46%) Amazon AWS
8 92 (25.63%) C#
9 83 (23.12%) Degree
10 82 (22.84%) PHP
11 77 (21.45%) HTML
12 72 (20.06%) Microsoft Azure
13 68 (18.94%) C
14 66 (18.38%) .NET
15 64 (17.83%) CSS
16 61 (16.99%) MySQL
17 58 (16.16%) R
17 58 (16.16%) Node.js
18 57 (15.88%) AngularJS
19 53 (14.76%) Bash Shell
19 53 (14.76%) Test Automation
19 53 (14.76%) PowerShell
20 52 (14.48%) Perl
20 52 (14.48%) Machine Learning
20 52 (14.48%) DevOps
21 50 (13.93%) Software Engineering
21 50 (13.93%) Ruby
22 49 (13.65%) NoSQL
23 45 (12.53%) Git (software)
23 45 (12.53%) MVC

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 21 (5.85%) Apache
2 16 (4.46%) SAS
3 11 (3.06%) CMS
4 10 (2.79%) Drupal
5 9 (2.51%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.23%) JBoss
7 7 (1.95%) Confluence
7 7 (1.95%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.39%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.11%) nginx
10 3 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.84%) WordPress
11 2 (0.56%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.28%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.28%) Liferay
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (4.46%) SPSS
2 4 (1.11%) Chatbot
2 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) Houdini
5 1 (0.28%) Maya
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) Simulink
5 1 (0.28%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Magento
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 95 (26.46%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (20.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (8.08%) AWS CloudFormation
4 28 (7.80%) GitHub
5 18 (5.01%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (4.74%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (2.79%) Azure Data Factory
8 9 (2.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 9 (2.51%) Datadog
9 8 (2.23%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (1.95%) Amazon S3
10 7 (1.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (1.11%) Azure Machine Learning
11 4 (1.11%) Office 365
12 2 (0.56%) IaaS
12 2 (0.56%) Linode
12 2 (0.56%) PaaS
12 2 (0.56%) SaaS
13 1 (0.28%) Fastly
13 1 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.29%) Firewall
2 18 (5.01%) Internet
2 18 (5.01%) VPN
3 14 (3.90%) DNS
4 13 (3.62%) HTTP
5 10 (2.79%) DHCP
5 10 (2.79%) SNMP
5 10 (2.79%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.23%) 802.11
6 8 (2.23%) SMTP
6 8 (2.23%) Unified Communications
7 7 (1.95%) Skype
8 4 (1.11%) IMAP
8 4 (1.11%) Profibus
9 3 (0.84%) Network Security
9 3 (0.84%) S/MIME
9 3 (0.84%) SSL
10 2 (0.56%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.56%) LDAP
10 2 (0.56%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (16.99%) MySQL
2 49 (13.65%) NoSQL
3 43 (11.98%) Big Data
4 24 (6.69%) SQL Server
5 22 (6.13%) MongoDB
6 18 (5.01%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (2.51%) Hadoop
7 9 (2.51%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (1.95%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 6 (1.67%) RavenDB
9 6 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.39%) DataStage
10 5 (1.39%) Neo4j
10 5 (1.39%) Power BI
10 5 (1.39%) Spotfire
11 4 (1.11%) BigQuery
11 4 (1.11%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.84%) Redis
Development Applications
1 45 (12.53%) Git (software)
1 45 (12.53%) Jenkins
2 28 (7.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 28 (7.80%) JIRA
3 25 (6.96%) Subversion
3 25 (6.96%) TeamCity
4 23 (6.41%) Selenium
5 20 (5.57%) Bitbucket
6 15 (4.18%) Cucumber
7 12 (3.34%) Eclipse
7 12 (3.34%) Vagrant
8 11 (3.06%) JMeter
8 11 (3.06%) SoapUI
8 11 (3.06%) WebDriver
9 10 (2.79%) Maven
10 9 (2.51%) GoCD
11 7 (1.95%) Codeship
11 7 (1.95%) JBehave
11 7 (1.95%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.95%) WATIR
General
1 34 (9.47%) Marketing
2 31 (8.64%) Finance
3 11 (3.06%) Banking
4 10 (2.79%) Retail
5 9 (2.51%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.23%) Electronics
7 7 (1.95%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.67%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.39%) Back Office
10 4 (1.11%) Automotive
11 3 (0.84%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.56%) Advertising
12 2 (0.56%) Games
13 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 144 (40.11%) Developer
2 50 (13.93%) Python Developer
3 44 (12.26%) Graduate
4 41 (11.42%) Junior
5 39 (10.86%) Architect
6 38 (10.58%) Software Engineer
7 37 (10.31%) Junior Developer
8 31 (8.64%) Analyst
8 31 (8.64%) Technical Architect
9 30 (8.36%) Software Developer
10 29 (8.08%) Graduate Developer
11 26 (7.24%) Java Developer
12 25 (6.96%) C# Developer
12 25 (6.96%) Data Scientist
12 25 (6.96%) Senior Developer
13 24 (6.69%) DevOps Engineer
14 22 (6.13%) Junior Python Developer
15 20 (5.57%) AWS Architect
15 20 (5.57%) Graduate Python Developer
16 19 (5.29%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (21.45%) HTML
2 66 (18.38%) .NET
3 64 (17.83%) CSS
4 58 (16.16%) Node.js
5 57 (15.88%) AngularJS
6 44 (12.26%) Web Services
7 37 (10.31%) ASP.NET
8 36 (10.03%) Django
9 23 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (6.13%) J2EE
11 19 (5.29%) HTML5
12 16 (4.46%) jQuery
13 12 (3.34%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (3.06%) .NET Framework
14 11 (3.06%) Flask
14 11 (3.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (2.79%) KnockoutJS
15 10 (2.79%) LAMP
16 9 (2.51%) Polymer
16 9 (2.51%) React
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.86%) Computer Science
2 23 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.18%) Public Cloud
4 13 (3.62%) Algorithms
5 11 (3.06%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (2.51%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.51%) Video\Live Streaming
7 7 (1.95%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (1.67%) Smart Home
8 6 (1.67%) User Experience
9 4 (1.11%) Device Driver
9 4 (1.11%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (0.84%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.84%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.84%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.84%) Replication
11 2 (0.56%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 126 (35.10%) Linux
2 37 (10.31%) Windows
3 21 (5.85%) Unix
4 12 (3.34%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.06%) CentOS
6 10 (2.79%) Android
7 9 (2.51%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.95%) Debian
9 5 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.11%) VxWorks
11 3 (0.84%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.56%) DC/OS
12 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.28%) Solaris
13 1 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (32.59%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (14.76%) Test Automation
3 52 (14.48%) DevOps
3 52 (14.48%) Machine Learning
4 50 (13.93%) Software Engineering
5 45 (12.53%) MVC
6 39 (10.86%) Open Source
7 37 (10.31%) Configuration Management
8 36 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (8.36%) TDD
10 29 (8.08%) BDD
10 29 (8.08%) SDLC
11 26 (7.24%) OO
12 25 (6.96%) Analytics
13 24 (6.69%) Web Development
14 23 (6.41%) Scrum
15 22 (6.13%) Data Analysis
16 21 (5.85%) Front End Development
17 18 (5.01%) Continuous Improvement
18 16 (4.46%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 138 (38.44%) JavaScript
2 115 (32.03%) Java
3 109 (30.36%) SQL
4 101 (28.13%) C++
5 92 (25.63%) C#
6 82 (22.84%) PHP
7 68 (18.94%) C
8 58 (16.16%) R
9 53 (14.76%) Bash Shell
9 53 (14.76%) PowerShell
10 52 (14.48%) Perl
11 50 (13.93%) Ruby
12 18 (5.01%) MATLAB
13 15 (4.18%) Shell Script
13 15 (4.18%) VB
14 13 (3.62%) F#
14 13 (3.62%) VBScript
15 11 (3.06%) Go
15 11 (3.06%) VB.NET
16 7 (1.95%) Lua
Qualifications
1 83 (23.12%) Degree
2 27 (7.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (6.96%) PhD
4 11 (3.06%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.95%) CHECK Team Leader
5 7 (1.95%) CHECK Team Member
5 7 (1.95%) OSCP
6 6 (1.67%) ISEB
6 6 (1.67%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.11%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (1.11%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.84%) HND
9 1 (0.28%) CISSP
9 1 (0.28%) ISSEP
9 1 (0.28%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.52%) QA
2 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.56%) GCP
2 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.28%) BS7666
3 1 (0.28%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 26262
3 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.28%) MISRA
3 1 (0.28%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.28%) NIST 800
3 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (12.26%) Docker
2 27 (7.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.62%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (3.34%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.23%) Samba
5 8 (2.23%) Squid
6 5 (1.39%) iptables
7 4 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.84%) Firmware
8 3 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.84%) vSphere
8 3 (0.84%) XenApp
8 3 (0.84%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.56%) Ceph
9 2 (0.56%) Gluster
9 2 (0.56%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 45 (12.53%) Ansible
2 38 (10.58%) Puppet
3 30 (8.36%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (4.18%) Terraform
5 13 (3.62%) Kubernetes
6 12 (3.34%) Salt
7 11 (3.06%) SCVMM
8 10 (2.79%) Docker Swarm
9 8 (2.23%) Packer
9 8 (2.23%) SCCM
10 7 (1.95%) Capistrano
10 7 (1.95%) Pingdom
11 5 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (1.39%) SCOM
12 3 (0.84%) Marathon
12 3 (0.84%) Nagios
13 2 (0.56%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.56%) Jamf Pro
13 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
14 1 (0.28%) SELinux
Vendors
1 33 (9.19%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.08%) Google
3 27 (7.52%) VMware
4 13 (3.62%) IBM
5 12 (3.34%) Red Hat
6 11 (3.06%) BMC
6 11 (3.06%) Oracle
7 10 (2.79%) Cognos
8 9 (2.51%) Citrix
8 9 (2.51%) NetApp
8 9 (2.51%) Splunk
9 7 (1.95%) Rackspace
10 6 (1.67%) Apple
10 6 (1.67%) Cisco
11 5 (1.39%) McAfee
11 5 (1.39%) MKS
11 5 (1.39%) Symantec
11 5 (1.39%) TIBCO
12 4 (1.11%) Greenplum
12 4 (1.11%) Xamarin