Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > West Midlands
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 41 71
Rank change year-on-year +20 +30 +44
Permanent jobs citing Python 302 411 355
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.04% 5.33% 3.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.41% 11.69% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 273 303 300
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £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 1,640 3,517 4,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 49.09% 45.60% 45.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,387 2,867 3,515
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,650 £27,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £62,400
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 8 August 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 8 August 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 +41 132 £52,500 - 23
Staffordshire +46 47 £47,500 +11.76% 11
Coventry +26 40 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Warwickshire +1 28 £55,000 +37.50% 5
Worcestershire +3 10 £28,500 -43.00% 1
Shropshire +9 8 £50,000 -2.44% 1
Wednesbury 0 7 £40,000 -31.91% 2
Solihull -8 4 £40,000 -20.00%
Sutton Coldfield +14 1 £45,000 -12.20%
Herefordshire -2 1 - -
Walsall -4 1 £72,500 +3.57%
West Bromwich - 1 £31,500 - 1
Python
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 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.

1 128 (42.38%) Linux
2 121 (40.07%) AWS
3 105 (34.77%) JavaScript
4 86 (28.48%) Windows
5 83 (27.48%) DevOps
6 82 (27.15%) Java
7 77 (25.50%) Azure
8 70 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (21.52%) Docker
10 63 (20.86%) SQL
11 62 (20.53%) Microservices
12 61 (20.20%) Kubernetes
13 57 (18.87%) C#
14 55 (18.21%) C++
15 54 (17.88%) Jenkins
16 53 (17.55%) Bash Shell
17 48 (15.89%) Ansible
18 47 (15.56%) Open Source
18 47 (15.56%) PowerShell
19 43 (14.24%) Flask
20 41 (13.58%) Software Engineering
20 41 (13.58%) Terraform
21 39 (12.91%) GCP
22 37 (12.25%) SaaS
22 37 (12.25%) Fintech
23 36 (11.92%) Django
24 35 (11.59%) Degree
25 34 (11.26%) Git (software)
25 34 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
25 34 (11.26%) Node.js

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 9 (2.98%) Confluence
2 8 (2.65%) IIS
2 8 (2.65%) SAS
3 6 (1.99%) Jupyter
4 3 (0.99%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.99%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.66%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.66%) GlassFish
5 2 (0.66%) JBoss
5 2 (0.66%) nginx
5 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.66%) WordPress
6 1 (0.33%) Apache
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.33%) CMS
6 1 (0.33%) Drupal
6 1 (0.33%) Joomla!
Applications
1 6 (1.99%) S-PLUS
2 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.33%) ENOVIA
2 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.33%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 121 (40.07%) AWS
2 77 (25.50%) Azure
3 39 (12.91%) GCP
4 37 (12.25%) SaaS
5 28 (9.27%) Serverless
6 27 (8.94%) AWS Lambda
7 22 (7.28%) GitHub
8 17 (5.63%) Power Platform
9 10 (3.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 10 (3.31%) Heroku
10 9 (2.98%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (2.65%) Amazon S3
12 7 (2.32%) AWS CodePipeline
13 5 (1.66%) Amazon Kinesis
13 5 (1.66%) AWS CloudTrail
13 5 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (1.66%) CloudFront
13 5 (1.66%) PowerApps
14 4 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (1.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.98%) HTTP
2 8 (2.65%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.66%) Firewall
4 3 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (0.99%) SAN
4 3 (0.99%) tcpdump
4 3 (0.99%) VPN
4 3 (0.99%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.66%) Internet
5 2 (0.66%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.33%) Broadband
6 1 (0.33%) FTP
6 1 (0.33%) LAN
6 1 (0.33%) SMS
6 1 (0.33%) SNMP
6 1 (0.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.93%) MongoDB
2 27 (8.94%) Big Data
3 24 (7.95%) NoSQL
4 16 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (5.30%) Power BI
5 15 (4.97%) Data Lake
6 14 (4.64%) SQL Server
7 9 (2.98%) InterSystems Cache
8 8 (2.65%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (2.32%) MySQL
9 7 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.99%) BigQuery
11 5 (1.66%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.66%) Impala
11 5 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (1.32%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 54 (17.88%) Jenkins
2 34 (11.26%) Git (software)
3 18 (5.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 18 (5.96%) GitLab
4 15 (4.97%) Selenium
5 11 (3.64%) JIRA
6 9 (2.98%) Bitbucket
7 8 (2.65%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.99%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.99%) Maven
8 6 (1.99%) Postman
9 5 (1.66%) Subversion
10 4 (1.32%) Artifactory
10 4 (1.32%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.99%) Appium
11 3 (0.99%) CircleCI
11 3 (0.99%) Hudson
11 3 (0.99%) RStudio
11 3 (0.99%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.66%) Travis CI
General
1 17 (5.63%) Finance
1 17 (5.63%) Law
2 13 (4.30%) Retail
3 10 (3.31%) Public Sector
4 6 (1.99%) Legal
5 4 (1.32%) Back Office
5 4 (1.32%) Marketing
6 3 (0.99%) Billing
6 3 (0.99%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.99%) Publishing
6 3 (0.99%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.66%) Advertising
7 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.66%) Games
7 2 (0.66%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.33%) Electronics
8 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 108 (35.76%) Developer
2 38 (12.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 33 (10.93%) Python Developer
4 23 (7.62%) Data Engineer
5 22 (7.28%) Python Engineer
6 18 (5.96%) Analyst
6 18 (5.96%) Backend Developer
6 18 (5.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (5.63%) Senior Developer
8 15 (4.97%) Automation Engineer
8 15 (4.97%) Cloud Engineer
8 15 (4.97%) Linux Engineer
9 14 (4.64%) Administrator
9 14 (4.64%) Azure Engineer
9 14 (4.64%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 14 (4.64%) Software Engineer
10 13 (4.30%) Senior Python Developer
11 12 (3.97%) Systems Administrator
12 11 (3.64%) Lead Developer
12 11 (3.64%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (14.24%) Flask
2 36 (11.92%) Django
3 34 (11.26%) Node.js
4 27 (8.94%) CSS
4 27 (8.94%) HTML
5 25 (8.28%) REST
6 24 (7.95%) AngularJS
7 23 (7.62%) React
8 21 (6.95%) Kafka
9 18 (5.96%) Web Services
10 17 (5.63%) Vue.js
11 14 (4.64%) GraphQL
12 13 (4.30%) .NET
12 13 (4.30%) Elastic Stack
12 13 (4.30%) jQuery
13 10 (3.31%) Natural Language Processing
14 9 (2.98%) HTML5
14 9 (2.98%) scikit-learn
15 8 (2.65%) Laravel
16 7 (2.32%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.30%) Public Cloud
3 8 (2.65%) Private Cloud
4 5 (1.66%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.66%) User Experience
5 4 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (0.99%) Data Centre
6 3 (0.99%) Derivative
6 3 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (0.66%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.66%) Life Science
7 2 (0.66%) Replication
7 2 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.33%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.33%) AS400
8 1 (0.33%) Blog
8 1 (0.33%) Clustering
8 1 (0.33%) iSeries
8 1 (0.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 128 (42.38%) Linux
2 86 (28.48%) Windows
3 28 (9.27%) Unix
4 20 (6.62%) Windows Server
5 18 (5.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (3.31%) CentOS
7 7 (2.32%) Android
8 4 (1.32%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.66%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (27.48%) DevOps
2 70 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (20.53%) Microservices
4 47 (15.56%) Open Source
5 41 (13.58%) Software Engineering
6 37 (12.25%) Fintech
7 34 (11.26%) Analytics
7 34 (11.26%) Data Science
8 27 (8.94%) High Availability
9 25 (8.28%) Mentoring
10 23 (7.62%) Problem-Solving
11 22 (7.28%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (6.95%) Artificial Intelligence
12 21 (6.95%) Cybersecurity
12 21 (6.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 20 (6.62%) Infrastructure as Code
14 19 (6.29%) Scrum
15 18 (5.96%) Machine Learning
15 18 (5.96%) SDLC
16 17 (5.63%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 105 (34.77%) JavaScript
2 82 (27.15%) Java
3 63 (20.86%) SQL
4 57 (18.87%) C#
5 55 (18.21%) C++
6 53 (17.55%) Bash Shell
7 47 (15.56%) PowerShell
8 31 (10.26%) Go
9 30 (9.93%) Perl
10 29 (9.60%) R
11 27 (8.94%) Ruby
12 19 (6.29%) PHP
13 13 (4.30%) C
14 7 (2.32%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.99%) MATLAB
15 6 (1.99%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.66%) TypeScript
17 4 (1.32%) ES6
17 4 (1.32%) HiveQL
17 4 (1.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (11.59%) Degree
2 13 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.97%) AWS Certification
4 11 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.98%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.65%) MCSA
6 8 (2.65%) MCSE
6 8 (2.65%) PhD
6 8 (2.65%) RHCE
6 8 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (2.32%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.99%) GCFA
8 3 (0.99%) GCIA
8 3 (0.99%) GCIH
8 3 (0.99%) GREM
8 3 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.99%) SANS
9 2 (0.66%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.66%) ISEB
9 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.30%) NIST
2 5 (1.66%) QA
3 4 (1.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 65 (21.52%) Docker
2 17 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.98%) Squid
4 8 (2.65%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.66%) HDFS
6 3 (0.99%) Firmware
7 2 (0.66%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 2 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.66%) XenApp
7 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 61 (20.20%) Kubernetes
2 48 (15.89%) Ansible
3 41 (13.58%) Terraform
4 32 (10.60%) Puppet
5 17 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (3.64%) Docker Swarm
7 10 (3.31%) Grafana
7 10 (3.31%) Packer
8 9 (2.98%) Graphite
8 9 (2.98%) Prometheus
9 8 (2.65%) Consul
10 3 (0.99%) CSIRT
10 3 (0.99%) Nagios
10 3 (0.99%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.66%) Mesos
12 1 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.33%) Kibana
12 1 (0.33%) rkt
12 1 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 32 (10.60%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.28%) VMware
3 22 (7.28%) Red Hat
4 20 (6.62%) Google
5 9 (2.98%) Oracle
6 8 (2.65%) Splunk
7 7 (2.32%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.99%) Talend
9 5 (1.66%) Informatica
10 4 (1.32%) Cloudera
11 3 (0.99%) IBM
11 3 (0.99%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.99%) NetApp
11 3 (0.99%) New Relic
11 3 (0.99%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.66%) Cisco
12 2 (0.66%) Citrix
12 2 (0.66%) Dell
12 2 (0.66%) ESRI
12 2 (0.66%) HP