The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 99 106 94
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Permanent jobs citing Python 16 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.88% 0.69% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.12% 1.63% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 6
Average salary £27,500 £28,250 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.65% -22.06%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
753 738 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.51% 42.44% 41.46%
Number of salaries quoted 662 626 564
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Python
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 26 (55.32%) UNIX
2 23 (48.94%) Linux
3 20 (42.55%) Microsoft
4 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
5 17 (36.17%) SQL
6 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
6 16 (34.04%) Windows
6 16 (34.04%) TCP/IP
6 16 (34.04%) Finance
7 15 (31.91%) VBScript
7 15 (31.91%) HTML
8 14 (29.79%) ITIL
9 13 (27.66%) CSS
9 13 (27.66%) Perl
9 13 (27.66%) Banking
9 13 (27.66%) Degree
10 12 (25.53%) jQuery
11 11 (23.40%) Open Source
11 11 (23.40%) Front Office
11 11 (23.40%) MS Office
12 10 (21.28%) MySQL
13 9 (19.15%) Bash Shell
14 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
14 8 (17.02%) ETRM
14 8 (17.02%) C#
14 8 (17.02%) Reuters
14 8 (17.02%) Bloomberg
14 8 (17.02%) Django
14 8 (17.02%) Retail
15 7 (14.89%) FIX Protocol

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (4.26%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Office
2 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.04%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.51%) Firewall
3 3 (6.38%) DNS
4 2 (4.26%) LAN
4 2 (4.26%) WAN
4 2 (4.26%) VPN
4 2 (4.26%) Internet
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.13%) SAN
5 1 (2.13%) CTI
5 1 (2.13%) DHCP
5 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.28%) MySQL
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.13%) EDRMS
4 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.38%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.13%) jMock
3 1 (2.13%) Cactus
3 1 (2.13%) JUnit
3 1 (2.13%) JBehave
3 1 (2.13%) TestNG
3 1 (2.13%) EasyMock
3 1 (2.13%) Concordion
3 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.13%) Mockito
3 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 13 (27.66%) Banking
3 11 (23.40%) Front Office
4 8 (17.02%) Retail
5 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Consultant
2 13 (27.66%) Developer
2 13 (27.66%) Technical Support
2 13 (27.66%) Technical Consultant
3 8 (17.02%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 8 (17.02%) Applications Support
3 8 (17.02%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (12.77%) Python Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Linux Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Technical Support
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Tester
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) HTML
2 13 (27.66%) CSS
3 12 (25.53%) jQuery
4 8 (17.02%) Django
5 7 (14.89%) FIX Protocol
5 7 (14.89%) .NET
6 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.38%) SOAP
7 3 (6.38%) XML
7 3 (6.38%) HTML5
7 3 (6.38%) CSS3
8 1 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (2.13%) LAMP
8 1 (2.13%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Open Source
2 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.13%) Clustering
2 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.13%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 26 (55.32%) UNIX
2 23 (48.94%) Linux
3 16 (34.04%) Windows
4 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (10.64%) SUSE
4 5 (10.64%) Solaris
5 3 (6.38%) Ubuntu
5 3 (6.38%) Debian
5 3 (6.38%) FreeBSD
6 2 (4.26%) AIX
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.13%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) ITIL
2 8 (17.02%) ETRM
3 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
3 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
3 3 (6.38%) OO
4 1 (2.13%) Release Management
4 1 (2.13%) Web Development
4 1 (2.13%) Data Management
4 1 (2.13%) Content Management
4 1 (2.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (2.13%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (2.13%) Workflow
4 1 (2.13%) Change Management
4 1 (2.13%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.13%) CRM
4 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.13%) Data Modelling
4 1 (2.13%) Test Strategy
4 1 (2.13%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) SQL
2 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
3 15 (31.91%) VBScript
4 13 (27.66%) Perl
5 9 (19.15%) Bash Shell
6 8 (17.02%) C#
7 5 (10.64%) C++
7 5 (10.64%) Java
7 5 (10.64%) PHP
8 4 (8.51%) Ruby
9 3 (6.38%) PHP5
9 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
10 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.13%) ActionScript
11 1 (2.13%) C
11 1 (2.13%) VB
11 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) RHCE
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.26%) MCSE
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) Nmap
3 1 (2.13%) Terminal Server
3 1 (2.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Control-M
2 1 (2.13%) Nessus
2 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.13%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.02%) Reuters
2 8 (17.02%) Bloomberg
3 6 (12.77%) VMware
4 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle
5 3 (6.38%) HP
6 2 (4.26%) Trayport
6 2 (4.26%) Citrix
6 2 (4.26%) Veritas
6 2 (4.26%) Sybase
7 1 (2.13%) Sony
7 1 (2.13%) SAP
7 1 (2.13%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco
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