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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 87 73 90
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Permanent jobs citing Python 35 28 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.97% 1.87% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.42% 4.07% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 20
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% +21.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,125 £28,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
791 688 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.41% 46.05% 41.60%
Number of salaries quoted 723 622 575
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 4 March 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 27 (45.00%) PHP
2 23 (38.33%) Java
2 23 (38.33%) JavaScript
2 23 (38.33%) Ruby
3 22 (36.67%) HTML
3 22 (36.67%) CSS
4 21 (35.00%) SQL Server
5 19 (31.67%) Windows
6 18 (30.00%) Linux
6 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
8 16 (26.67%) ITIL
8 16 (26.67%) C#
8 16 (26.67%) SQL
8 16 (26.67%) AngularJS
9 15 (25.00%) CSS3
9 15 (25.00%) HTML5
9 15 (25.00%) Perl
9 15 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 14 (23.33%) VBScript
10 14 (23.33%) .NET
10 14 (23.33%) MS Office
10 14 (23.33%) Front Office
10 14 (23.33%) Degree
10 14 (23.33%) ETRM
11 13 (21.67%) Git (software)
11 13 (21.67%) Open Source
12 12 (20.00%) jQuery
12 12 (20.00%) Software Engineering
13 11 (18.33%) JSON

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 7 (11.67%) WebLogic
1 7 (11.67%) JBoss
1 7 (11.67%) Drupal
1 7 (11.67%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.00%) Apache
3 5 (8.33%) Apache Solr
4 4 (6.67%) WordPress
4 4 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (6.67%) Node.js
5 3 (5.00%) SAS
6 2 (3.33%) IIS
6 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 14 (23.33%) MS Office
2 3 (5.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.67%) LDAP
2 1 (1.67%) SAN
2 1 (1.67%) DNS
2 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.67%) MySQL
3 5 (8.33%) Data Mining
3 5 (8.33%) Redis
4 4 (6.67%) Apache Hive
4 4 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 4 (6.67%) Couchbase
4 4 (6.67%) HBase
4 4 (6.67%) Big Data
4 4 (6.67%) Impala
4 4 (6.67%) SQLite
5 3 (5.00%) QlikView
5 3 (5.00%) Pentaho
6 2 (3.33%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Git (software)
2 9 (15.00%) JUnit
3 7 (11.67%) Ant
3 7 (11.67%) JIRA
3 7 (11.67%) Selenium
4 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.67%) Xcode
5 2 (3.33%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.33%) PHPUnit
5 2 (3.33%) Subversion
6 1 (1.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 14 (23.33%) Front Office
2 4 (6.67%) Marketing
3 3 (5.00%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (46.67%) Developer
2 17 (28.33%) Consultant
3 14 (23.33%) Technical Consultant
4 11 (18.33%) Java Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Senior Consultant
5 7 (11.67%) Software Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Senior Technical Support
5 7 (11.67%) Java Software Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 7 (11.67%) PHP Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Technical Manager
5 7 (11.67%) Technical Support
6 5 (8.33%) Perl Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Head of Development
7 4 (6.67%) Head of User Experience
7 4 (6.67%) iOS Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Junior Web Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Junior Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) HTML
1 22 (36.67%) CSS
2 16 (26.67%) AngularJS
3 15 (25.00%) CSS3
3 15 (25.00%) HTML5
4 14 (23.33%) .NET
5 12 (20.00%) jQuery
6 11 (18.33%) JSON
6 11 (18.33%) XML
7 9 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (11.67%) PhoneGap
9 4 (6.67%) RESTful
9 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (6.67%) REST
9 4 (6.67%) WCF
9 4 (6.67%) Cocoa
10 2 (3.33%) LAMP
10 2 (3.33%) J2EE
11 1 (1.67%) Django
11 1 (1.67%) Celery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Open Source
2 10 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 8 (13.33%) Visualisation
4 5 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 5 (8.33%) Physics
4 5 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (8.33%) Algorithms
5 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (6.67%) User Experience
6 3 (5.00%) Equities
6 3 (5.00%) Wiki
7 2 (3.33%) Derivative
8 1 (1.67%) Replication
8 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Windows
2 18 (30.00%) Linux
3 11 (18.33%) UNIX
4 4 (6.67%) Android
4 4 (6.67%) CentOS
4 4 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.00%) Solaris
6 2 (3.33%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.67%) ITIL
3 14 (23.33%) ETRM
4 12 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (11.67%) OOP
5 7 (11.67%) SOA
5 7 (11.67%) Web Development
5 7 (11.67%) MVC
6 6 (10.00%) DevOps
6 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.33%) Probability Theory
7 5 (8.33%) Linear Algebra
7 5 (8.33%) Analytics
7 5 (8.33%) Pattern Recognition
7 5 (8.33%) Signal Processing
7 5 (8.33%) Image Processing
8 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.67%) iOS Development
8 4 (6.67%) SIEM
8 4 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.00%) PHP
2 23 (38.33%) Java
2 23 (38.33%) JavaScript
2 23 (38.33%) Ruby
3 16 (26.67%) C#
3 16 (26.67%) SQL
4 15 (25.00%) Perl
5 14 (23.33%) VBScript
6 8 (13.33%) C++
6 8 (13.33%) C
7 7 (11.67%) Bash Shell
8 5 (8.33%) Fortran
9 4 (6.67%) Objective-C
10 3 (5.00%) R
11 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) PhD
3 2 (3.33%) VCP4
4 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Docker
2 4 (6.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.67%) NFS
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) Puppet
2 4 (6.67%) Vagrant
2 4 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.33%) Ansible
3 2 (3.33%) BladeLogic
3 2 (3.33%) Unicenter
3 2 (3.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.33%) Control-M
3 2 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.67%) Reuters
2 7 (11.67%) Bloomberg
2 7 (11.67%) Cloudera
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle
4 5 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.67%) Marketo
5 4 (6.67%) HubSpot
5 4 (6.67%) Eloqua
6 3 (5.00%) Business Objects
6 3 (5.00%) IBM
6 3 (5.00%) Cognos
6 3 (5.00%) Teradata
6 3 (5.00%) Tableau
7 1 (1.67%) Sun
7 1 (1.67%) EMC
7 1 (1.67%) NetApp
7 1 (1.67%) SaltStack
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago