The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 104 109 95
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs citing Python 30 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.29% 0.84% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.11% 1.81% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 14
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Python
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
964 992 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.53% 46.16% 43.89%
Number of salaries quoted 833 915 651
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Python
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Birmingham region.

Python Salary Trend in Birmingham

Python
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 31 (65.96%) Perl
2 29 (61.70%) Windows
3 27 (57.45%) UNIX
4 25 (53.19%) SQL
5 21 (44.68%) Finance
6 18 (38.30%) Bash Shell
7 17 (36.17%) Equities
7 17 (36.17%) Financial Institution
8 16 (34.04%) Java
8 16 (34.04%) Wiki
9 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
10 12 (25.53%) PHP
10 12 (25.53%) TCP/IP
10 12 (25.53%) Degree
11 11 (23.40%) Ruby
11 11 (23.40%) Linux
12 10 (21.28%) C#
13 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
14 8 (17.02%) .NET
14 8 (17.02%) Front Office
15 7 (14.89%) VBScript
15 7 (14.89%) ITIL
15 7 (14.89%) MS Office
15 7 (14.89%) ETRM
16 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
16 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
16 5 (10.64%) VMware
16 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (10.64%) DNS
16 5 (10.64%) C++

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.38%) IIS
1 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.64%) DNS
3 2 (4.26%) LDAP
4 1 (2.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) MySQL
3 2 (4.26%) DB2
4 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.13%) EDRMS
4 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.26%) CruiseControl
2 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (44.68%) Finance
2 17 (36.17%) Financial Institution
3 8 (17.02%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Applications Support
2 16 (34.04%) Support Analyst
2 16 (34.04%) Applications Support Analyst
2 16 (34.04%) Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Consultant
3 10 (21.28%) Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Technical Support
5 4 (8.51%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Technical Support
6 3 (6.38%) Linux Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Applications Support Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) Junior Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Junior Web Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Junior
6 3 (6.38%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) .NET
2 5 (10.64%) HTML
3 4 (8.51%) CSS
3 4 (8.51%) Symfony
4 3 (6.38%) jQuery
4 3 (6.38%) HTML5
4 3 (6.38%) CSS3
5 1 (2.13%) LAMP
5 1 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.13%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.17%) Equities
2 16 (34.04%) Wiki
3 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.51%) User Experience
5 2 (4.26%) Open Source
5 2 (4.26%) Clustering
6 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.13%) CMDB
6 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (61.70%) Windows
2 27 (57.45%) UNIX
3 11 (23.40%) Linux
4 3 (6.38%) FreeBSD
4 3 (6.38%) SUSE
4 3 (6.38%) Debian
4 3 (6.38%) Ubuntu
4 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.38%) AIX
5 2 (4.26%) Solaris
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.13%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) ITIL
1 7 (14.89%) ETRM
2 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.51%) OO
4 3 (6.38%) Project Management
4 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.26%) DevOps
5 2 (4.26%) Change Management
6 1 (2.13%) Workflow
6 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.13%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (2.13%) CRM
6 1 (2.13%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.13%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.13%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.13%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 31 (65.96%) Perl
2 25 (53.19%) SQL
3 18 (38.30%) Bash Shell
4 16 (34.04%) Java
5 12 (25.53%) PHP
6 11 (23.40%) Ruby
7 10 (21.28%) C#
8 7 (14.89%) VBScript
9 5 (10.64%) C++
10 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
10 4 (8.51%) PHP5
11 2 (4.26%) C
11 2 (4.26%) Objective-C
11 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
12 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
12 1 (2.13%) VB
12 1 (2.13%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) RHCE
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) Terminal Server
3 1 (2.13%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Nessus
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.13%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) VMware
3 4 (8.51%) Zend
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle
3 4 (8.51%) Reuters
3 4 (8.51%) Bloomberg
4 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.26%) EMC
6 1 (2.13%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.13%) SAP
6 1 (2.13%) HP