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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 77 104 106
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +2
Permanent jobs citing Python 51 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.51% 1.03% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.90% 2.60% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 44 10 17
Average salary £50,000 £41,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.48% +27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
864 770 961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 42.56% 39.67% 47.79%
Number of salaries quoted 769 685 872
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,200 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 28 July 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 36 (42.35%) Linux
1 36 (42.35%) Git (software)
2 35 (41.18%) Open Source
3 33 (38.82%) Java
4 28 (32.94%) Perl
4 28 (32.94%) Ruby
5 27 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (30.59%) JavaScript
6 26 (30.59%) UNIX
6 26 (30.59%) AngularJS
7 24 (28.24%) PHP
7 24 (28.24%) Software Engineering
8 23 (27.06%) MVC
8 23 (27.06%) HTML
8 23 (27.06%) CSS
8 23 (27.06%) jQuery
9 22 (25.88%) Web Development
9 22 (25.88%) WebLogic
10 21 (24.71%) HTML5
10 21 (24.71%) CSS3
11 20 (23.53%) Puppet
11 20 (23.53%) Visualisation
11 20 (23.53%) Selenium
12 19 (22.35%) JSON
12 19 (22.35%) JIRA
12 19 (22.35%) PhoneGap
12 19 (22.35%) Jenkins
12 19 (22.35%) DevOps
12 19 (22.35%) Mobile Development
12 19 (22.35%) WebSphere

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 22 (25.88%) WebLogic
2 19 (22.35%) WebSphere
2 19 (22.35%) JBoss
3 15 (17.65%) SAS
4 4 (4.71%) Apache
5 1 (1.18%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.18%) Drupal
5 1 (1.18%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (17.65%) SPSS
2 6 (7.06%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.88%) GNU Octave
4 4 (4.71%) Photoshop
4 4 (4.71%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.53%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.29%) IaaS
1 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (15.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.71%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.53%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.18%) LDAP
2 1 (1.18%) DNS
2 1 (1.18%) SAN
2 1 (1.18%) OSPF
2 1 (1.18%) BGP
2 1 (1.18%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.18%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.18%) NAS
2 1 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.65%) BusinessObjects
1 15 (17.65%) Pentaho
1 15 (17.65%) QlikView
2 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 8 (9.41%) MongoDB
4 7 (8.24%) Base SAS
4 7 (8.24%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 5 (5.88%) Data Mining
6 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.53%) MySQL
7 3 (3.53%) MS Access
7 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.53%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (3.53%) Big Data
8 2 (2.35%) Impala
8 2 (2.35%) HBase
8 2 (2.35%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 36 (42.35%) Git (software)
2 20 (23.53%) Selenium
3 19 (22.35%) JIRA
3 19 (22.35%) Jenkins
3 19 (22.35%) Ant
3 19 (22.35%) JUnit
4 13 (15.29%) Maven
5 2 (2.35%) Hudson
6 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.18%) Sublime Text
6 1 (1.18%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 7 (8.24%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Marketing
3 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (32.94%) Developer
2 21 (24.71%) Java Developer
3 19 (22.35%) Java Software Engineer
3 19 (22.35%) Software Engineer
4 15 (17.65%) Consultant
5 10 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 8 (9.41%) SAS BI Consultant
7 7 (8.24%) Applications Support
8 6 (7.06%) Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
9 5 (5.88%) DBA
9 5 (5.88%) Support Specialist
9 5 (5.88%) Applications Support Specialist
10 4 (4.71%) AWS Consultant
10 4 (4.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (3.53%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 3 (3.53%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (30.59%) AngularJS
2 23 (27.06%) HTML
2 23 (27.06%) CSS
2 23 (27.06%) jQuery
3 21 (24.71%) HTML5
3 21 (24.71%) CSS3
4 19 (22.35%) JSON
4 19 (22.35%) PhoneGap
4 19 (22.35%) XML
5 13 (15.29%) Sensu
6 6 (7.06%) REST
7 4 (4.71%) SOAP
7 4 (4.71%) .NET
8 3 (3.53%) Middleware
8 3 (3.53%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (3.53%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.53%) Visualisation
2 10 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 5 (5.88%) Physics
3 5 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.71%) User Experience
4 4 (4.71%) Graphic Design
5 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) GIS
6 1 (1.18%) LLPG
6 1 (1.18%) Replication
6 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (42.35%) Linux
2 26 (30.59%) UNIX
3 17 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 9 (10.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (7.06%) CentOS
6 5 (5.88%) Windows
7 4 (4.71%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (2.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (41.18%) Open Source
2 27 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (28.24%) Software Engineering
4 23 (27.06%) MVC
5 22 (25.88%) Web Development
6 19 (22.35%) DevOps
6 19 (22.35%) Mobile Development
6 19 (22.35%) OOP
6 19 (22.35%) SOA
7 18 (21.18%) Analytics
8 17 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (17.65%) Business Analysis
9 15 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (17.65%) Business Analytics
10 10 (11.76%) Data Visualisation
11 5 (5.88%) Pattern Recognition
11 5 (5.88%) Signal Processing
11 5 (5.88%) Image Processing
11 5 (5.88%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 33 (38.82%) Java
2 28 (32.94%) Perl
2 28 (32.94%) Ruby
3 26 (30.59%) JavaScript
4 24 (28.24%) PHP
5 17 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 15 (17.65%) SQL
6 15 (17.65%) R
7 13 (15.29%) Groovy
7 13 (15.29%) Bourne shell
8 8 (9.41%) C#
8 8 (9.41%) C++
9 7 (8.24%) C
10 5 (5.88%) Fortran
11 4 (4.71%) PowerShell
12 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) PhD
1 5 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.18%) CEH
3 1 (1.18%) CCNA
3 1 (1.18%) ISEB
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) BS7666
System Software
1 13 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.35%) Docker
2 2 (2.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.18%) NFS
3 1 (1.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (23.53%) Puppet
2 17 (20.00%) Ansible
3 15 (17.65%) Nagios
3 15 (17.65%) Vagrant
4 13 (15.29%) ZABBIX
5 6 (7.06%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (4.71%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (3.53%) Data Guard
8 2 (2.35%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (2.35%) Netcool
9 1 (1.18%) Nessus
9 1 (1.18%) Ionix
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.65%) IBM
2 15 (17.65%) Oracle
2 15 (17.65%) Cognos
2 15 (17.65%) Tableau
3 13 (15.29%) VMware
4 10 (11.76%) Cloudera
5 8 (9.41%) Teradata
6 7 (8.24%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.71%) Adobe
8 3 (3.53%) Google
8 3 (3.53%) SAP
9 2 (2.35%) EMC
9 2 (2.35%) Sun
10 1 (1.18%) ESRI
10 1 (1.18%) Tripwire
10 1 (1.18%) Mapinfo
10 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.18%) NetApp
10 1 (1.18%) Qualys