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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 95 101 88
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs citing Python 20 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.04% 1.15% 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.68% 2.40% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 18
Average salary £41,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
746 960 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 38.87% 47.83% 46.91%
Number of salaries quoted 663 872 720
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 23 July 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 27 (75.00%) UNIX
2 22 (61.11%) Perl
3 18 (50.00%) Linux
4 17 (47.22%) SQL
5 13 (36.11%) Finance
6 12 (33.33%) Windows
6 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 11 (30.56%) Open Source
7 11 (30.56%) HTML
7 11 (30.56%) MySQL
8 10 (27.78%) Java
8 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
8 10 (27.78%) CSS
8 10 (27.78%) Bash Shell
9 9 (25.00%) Financial Institution
9 9 (25.00%) Equities
9 9 (25.00%) jQuery
10 8 (22.22%) Wiki
10 8 (22.22%) Django
10 8 (22.22%) Retail
10 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 8 (22.22%) C#
10 8 (22.22%) PHP
11 7 (19.44%) Ruby
12 6 (16.67%) .NET
12 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
13 5 (13.89%) DNS
13 5 (13.89%) Degree
13 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (13.89%) Magento

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (8.33%) IIS
1 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.89%) DNS
3 2 (5.56%) LDAP
4 1 (2.78%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) DB2
4 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.78%) EDRMS
4 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 8 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (5.56%) Front Office
5 1 (2.78%) Games
5 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Developer
1 14 (38.89%) Applications Support
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Applications Support Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Python Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Support Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Linux Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Applications Support Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Technical Support
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) HTML
2 10 (27.78%) CSS
3 9 (25.00%) jQuery
4 8 (22.22%) Django
5 6 (16.67%) .NET
6 4 (11.11%) Symfony
7 3 (8.33%) HTML5
7 3 (8.33%) CSS3
8 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.78%) LAMP
8 1 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (2.78%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Open Source
2 9 (25.00%) Equities
3 8 (22.22%) Wiki
4 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.56%) Clustering
6 1 (2.78%) Xbox
6 1 (2.78%) CMDB
6 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (75.00%) UNIX
2 18 (50.00%) Linux
3 12 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (8.33%) AIX
4 3 (8.33%) FreeBSD
4 3 (8.33%) SUSE
4 3 (8.33%) Debian
4 3 (8.33%) Ubuntu
4 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.56%) Solaris
6 1 (2.78%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.11%) OO
2 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (2.78%) Workflow
4 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.78%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (2.78%) Data Management
4 1 (2.78%) Content Management
4 1 (2.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (2.78%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (2.78%) Web Development
4 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.78%) Test Strategy
4 1 (2.78%) Web Application Development
4 1 (2.78%) Cyber Security
4 1 (2.78%) Low Latency
4 1 (2.78%) CRM
4 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
4 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) Perl
2 17 (47.22%) SQL
3 10 (27.78%) Java
3 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 10 (27.78%) Bash Shell
4 8 (22.22%) PHP
4 8 (22.22%) C#
5 7 (19.44%) Ruby
6 4 (11.11%) PHP5
6 4 (11.11%) C++
7 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.56%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.78%) C
8 1 (2.78%) VBScript
8 1 (2.78%) VB
8 1 (2.78%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) RHCE
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) Terminal Server
3 1 (2.78%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Nessus
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.78%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) VMware
3 4 (11.11%) Zend
4 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle
5 2 (5.56%) EMC
6 1 (2.78%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.78%) SAP
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) Sony