Period
to 29 October 2020

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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > West Midlands
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 45 52
Rank change year-on-year +26 +7 +33
Permanent jobs citing Python 275 362 400
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.22% 4.95% 4.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.24% 11.16% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 281 296 328
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,429 3,244 3,781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 53.08% 44.39% 43.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,175 2,810 3,207
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,525 £63,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Python as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Python in the West Midlands

Python
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

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 29 October 2020. 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 +52 133 £50,000 +5.26% 42
Warwickshire +10 39 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Staffordshire +35 34 £46,250 +8.82% 9
Worcestershire +25 17 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Wednesbury -1 14 £60,000 +2.13% 3
Coventry +6 12 £60,000 +9.09% 11
Solihull +26 11 £52,500 +35.48% 2
Shropshire +7 5 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Herefordshire +12 2 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Sutton Coldfield +13 1 £45,000 -16.28%
Walsall +4 1 £72,500 +26.09%
West Bromwich - 1 £31,500 -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Python.

1 120 (43.64%) AWS
2 112 (40.73%) Linux
3 89 (32.36%) JavaScript
4 87 (31.64%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (31.27%) DevOps
6 74 (26.91%) Docker
7 66 (24.00%) Java
8 65 (23.64%) Microservices
9 62 (22.55%) Kubernetes
9 62 (22.55%) Azure
10 60 (21.82%) SQL
11 57 (20.73%) Windows
12 54 (19.64%) GCP
13 53 (19.27%) Flask
13 53 (19.27%) C++
14 52 (18.91%) Perl
14 52 (18.91%) Jenkins
14 52 (18.91%) Node.js
15 51 (18.55%) Degree
16 48 (17.45%) Terraform
17 47 (17.09%) Bash Shell
18 46 (16.73%) Software Engineering
19 45 (16.36%) SaaS
19 45 (16.36%) AngularJS
20 44 (16.00%) Ansible
21 43 (15.64%) Django
22 42 (15.27%) PowerShell
23 41 (14.91%) Git (software)
23 41 (14.91%) Go
24 39 (14.18%) AWS Lambda

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 16 (5.82%) Confluence
2 9 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.55%) GlassFish
3 7 (2.55%) JBoss
3 7 (2.55%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.73%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.73%) ArcGIS
4 2 (0.73%) IIS
4 2 (0.73%) Jupyter
4 2 (0.73%) WordPress
5 1 (0.36%) CMS
5 1 (0.36%) Drupal
5 1 (0.36%) Jadu
5 1 (0.36%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.36%) nginx
5 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.73%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (3.27%) Odoo
2 7 (2.55%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.36%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 120 (43.64%) AWS
2 62 (22.55%) Azure
3 54 (19.64%) GCP
4 45 (16.36%) SaaS
5 39 (14.18%) AWS Lambda
5 39 (14.18%) Serverless
6 28 (10.18%) GitHub
7 16 (5.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (3.27%) Amazon S3
9 8 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (2.18%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (2.18%) Power Platform
11 5 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (1.82%) Heroku
11 5 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (1.45%) AWS CloudTrail
13 2 (0.73%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.73%) BlazeMeter
13 2 (0.73%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.36%) HTTP
2 18 (6.55%) Firewall
3 7 (2.55%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.82%) Internet
4 5 (1.82%) VPN
5 4 (1.45%) SMTP
5 4 (1.45%) SNMP
6 3 (1.09%) FTP
6 3 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.09%) tcpdump
6 3 (1.09%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.73%) BGP
7 2 (0.73%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.73%) DMVPN
7 2 (0.73%) DNS
7 2 (0.73%) EIGRP
7 2 (0.73%) LAN
7 2 (0.73%) OSPF
7 2 (0.73%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.45%) MongoDB
2 27 (9.82%) NoSQL
3 23 (8.36%) SQL Server
4 18 (6.55%) Big Data
5 16 (5.82%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (5.09%) Data Lake
7 10 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.55%) Geospatial Data
10 6 (2.18%) MySQL
11 5 (1.82%) Power BI
12 4 (1.45%) BigQuery
12 4 (1.45%) InterSystems Cache
12 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (1.45%) OLTP
12 4 (1.45%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.45%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 52 (18.91%) Jenkins
2 41 (14.91%) Git (software)
3 21 (7.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 20 (7.27%) JIRA
5 19 (6.91%) GitLab
6 17 (6.18%) Bitbucket
7 12 (4.36%) TeamCity
8 11 (4.00%) Selenium
9 9 (3.27%) Artifactory
10 7 (2.55%) Apache Archiva
10 7 (2.55%) JUnit
10 7 (2.55%) Mockito
10 7 (2.55%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (1.82%) Appium
11 5 (1.82%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.82%) Maven
11 5 (1.82%) Postman
12 4 (1.45%) Subversion
12 4 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (6.18%) Finance
2 16 (5.82%) Retail
3 12 (4.36%) Law
4 11 (4.00%) Public Sector
5 4 (1.45%) Back Office
5 4 (1.45%) Banking
5 4 (1.45%) Legal
6 2 (0.73%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.73%) Publishing
6 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.36%) Automotive
7 1 (0.36%) Electronics
7 1 (0.36%) Games
7 1 (0.36%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 91 (33.09%) Developer
2 35 (12.73%) Python Developer
3 31 (11.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 31 (11.27%) Python Engineer
4 18 (6.55%) Analyst
5 17 (6.18%) Lead Developer
6 16 (5.82%) Azure Engineer
7 15 (5.45%) Platform Engineer
7 15 (5.45%) Senior Developer
8 14 (5.09%) Backend Developer
9 13 (4.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (4.36%) Administrator
10 12 (4.36%) Cloud Engineer
10 12 (4.36%) Java Developer
10 12 (4.36%) Linux Engineer
10 12 (4.36%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (4.36%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 12 (4.36%) Software Engineer
11 11 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
11 11 (4.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (19.27%) Flask
2 52 (18.91%) Node.js
3 45 (16.36%) AngularJS
4 43 (15.64%) Django
5 35 (12.73%) REST
6 33 (12.00%) React
7 30 (10.91%) Vue.js
8 27 (9.82%) Kafka
9 18 (6.55%) CSS
9 18 (6.55%) HTML
10 14 (5.09%) GraphQL
11 13 (4.73%) Laravel
12 12 (4.36%) Elastic Stack
13 11 (4.00%) Swagger
14 10 (3.64%) RESTful
15 9 (3.27%) Spring
15 9 (3.27%) Spring Boot
16 8 (2.91%) HTML5
16 8 (2.91%) jQuery
17 7 (2.55%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.91%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.55%) Private Cloud
5 6 (2.18%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.82%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.45%) Blog
7 4 (1.45%) Replication
7 4 (1.45%) Social Media
7 4 (1.45%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.09%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.09%) AS400
8 3 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.09%) iSeries
8 3 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (0.73%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.36%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.36%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 112 (40.73%) Linux
2 57 (20.73%) Windows
3 32 (11.64%) Unix
4 16 (5.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (5.09%) Windows Server
6 10 (3.64%) CentOS
7 9 (3.27%) Android
8 7 (2.55%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.73%) AIX
10 2 (0.73%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.73%) Solaris
11 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (31.64%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (31.27%) DevOps
3 65 (23.64%) Microservices
4 46 (16.73%) Software Engineering
5 37 (13.45%) Cybersecurity
5 37 (13.45%) Fintech
6 36 (13.09%) Problem-Solving
7 34 (12.36%) Open Source
8 33 (12.00%) Analytics
9 30 (10.91%) Data Science
10 29 (10.55%) TDD
11 28 (10.18%) Machine Learning
11 28 (10.18%) Test Automation
12 25 (9.09%) Mentoring
13 23 (8.36%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (8.36%) Information Security
14 22 (8.00%) Change Management
15 21 (7.64%) Technical Leadership
16 20 (7.27%) Configuration Management
17 19 (6.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 89 (32.36%) JavaScript
2 66 (24.00%) Java
3 60 (21.82%) SQL
4 53 (19.27%) C++
5 52 (18.91%) Perl
6 47 (17.09%) Bash Shell
7 42 (15.27%) PowerShell
8 41 (14.91%) Go
9 36 (13.09%) C#
10 30 (10.91%) PHP
11 22 (8.00%) R
12 15 (5.45%) Ruby
13 11 (4.00%) Shell Script
14 7 (2.55%) Java 8
15 4 (1.45%) C
15 4 (1.45%) ES6
15 4 (1.45%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.45%) TypeScript
16 3 (1.09%) RPG/400
16 3 (1.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 51 (18.55%) Degree
2 30 (10.91%) Security Cleared
3 25 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.73%) AWS Certification
5 11 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (2.55%) MCSA
6 7 (2.55%) MCSE
6 7 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.55%) RHCE
6 7 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (1.82%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.45%) GCIH
8 4 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.45%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (1.45%) SANS
9 3 (1.09%) GCFA
9 3 (1.09%) GCIA
9 3 (1.09%) GREM
9 3 (1.09%) PhD
10 2 (0.73%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.73%) NIST
2 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.36%) GDPR
2 1 (0.36%) ISO 26262
2 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (26.91%) Docker
2 23 (8.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.64%) Firmware
4 9 (3.27%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.18%) Active Directory
5 6 (2.18%) BitLocker
6 4 (1.45%) Squid
7 3 (1.09%) vSphere
8 2 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 62 (22.55%) Kubernetes
2 48 (17.45%) Terraform
3 44 (16.00%) Ansible
4 30 (10.91%) Puppet
5 17 (6.18%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (3.64%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (3.27%) Prometheus
8 8 (2.91%) Grafana
8 8 (2.91%) Graphite
9 7 (2.55%) Packer
10 6 (2.18%) SCCM
11 3 (1.09%) CSIRT
11 3 (1.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (0.73%) Consul
12 2 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.73%) ITRS Geneos
12 2 (0.73%) Nessus
13 1 (0.36%) CFEngine
13 1 (0.36%) logstash
13 1 (0.36%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (10.18%) Google
2 27 (9.82%) VMware
3 20 (7.27%) Red Hat
4 19 (6.91%) Microsoft
5 13 (4.73%) IBM
6 11 (4.00%) Oracle
7 10 (3.64%) FireEye
7 10 (3.64%) McAfee
7 10 (3.64%) Splunk
7 10 (3.64%) Symantec
7 10 (3.64%) Tanium
8 8 (2.91%) Atlassian
9 7 (2.55%) SolarWinds
9 7 (2.55%) TOWER Software
10 5 (1.82%) AppDynamics
10 5 (1.82%) Dell
11 4 (1.45%) CrowdStrike
11 4 (1.45%) Sophos
12 3 (1.09%) IFS
12 3 (1.09%) Xamarin