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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 82 110 115
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +5
Permanent jobs citing Python 41 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.10% 1.13% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.77% 2.78% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 38 11 15
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -
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
859 863 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 43.89% 40.52% 45.63%
Number of salaries quoted 778 740 901
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 August 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 37 (48.05%) Linux
2 34 (44.16%) Git (software)
3 30 (38.96%) Open Source
4 28 (36.36%) Perl
4 28 (36.36%) Ruby
5 25 (32.47%) UNIX
6 23 (29.87%) Java
7 22 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 22 (28.57%) Puppet
8 21 (27.27%) Ubuntu
8 21 (27.27%) jQuery
8 21 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (27.27%) AngularJS
8 21 (27.27%) Jenkins
8 21 (27.27%) Ansible
8 21 (27.27%) DevOps
8 21 (27.27%) MVC
9 20 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (25.97%) WebLogic
9 20 (25.97%) Web Development
10 18 (23.38%) Selenium
10 18 (23.38%) PHP
10 18 (23.38%) HTML
10 18 (23.38%) CSS
11 17 (22.08%) XML
11 17 (22.08%) OOP
11 17 (22.08%) JBoss
11 17 (22.08%) Ant
11 17 (22.08%) JUnit
11 17 (22.08%) SOA

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (25.97%) WebLogic
2 17 (22.08%) JBoss
2 17 (22.08%) WebSphere
3 14 (18.18%) SAS
4 4 (5.19%) Apache
5 1 (1.30%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (16.88%) SPSS
2 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.19%) Photoshop
3 4 (5.19%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (16.88%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (16.88%) IaaS
2 8 (10.39%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.90%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) SNMP
1 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.30%) OSPF
1 1 (1.30%) BGP
1 1 (1.30%) EIGRP
1 1 (1.30%) iSCSI
1 1 (1.30%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) BusinessObjects
1 13 (16.88%) QlikView
1 13 (16.88%) Pentaho
2 7 (9.09%) Base SAS
2 7 (9.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 6 (7.79%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (3.90%) MS Access
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.60%) Big Data
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 34 (44.16%) Git (software)
2 21 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 18 (23.38%) Selenium
4 17 (22.08%) Ant
4 17 (22.08%) JUnit
4 17 (22.08%) JIRA
5 13 (16.88%) Maven
6 2 (2.60%) Hudson
7 1 (1.30%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.30%) Sublime Text
General
1 8 (10.39%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Marketing
3 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (28.57%) Developer
2 17 (22.08%) Software Engineer
2 17 (22.08%) Java Developer
2 17 (22.08%) Java Software Engineer
3 14 (18.18%) Consultant
4 9 (11.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 8 (10.39%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Applications Support
7 6 (7.79%) Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) SAS BI Consultant
8 5 (6.49%) Applications Specialist
8 5 (6.49%) DBA
8 5 (6.49%) Support Specialist
8 5 (6.49%) Applications Support Specialist
9 4 (5.19%) AWS Consultant
9 4 (5.19%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 3 (3.90%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.27%) jQuery
1 21 (27.27%) AngularJS
2 18 (23.38%) HTML
2 18 (23.38%) CSS
3 17 (22.08%) HTML5
3 17 (22.08%) XML
3 17 (22.08%) CSS3
3 17 (22.08%) PhoneGap
3 17 (22.08%) JSON
4 13 (16.88%) Sensu
5 4 (5.19%) REST
5 4 (5.19%) SOAP
6 3 (3.90%) .NET
6 3 (3.90%) Middleware
6 3 (3.90%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Visualisation
2 4 (5.19%) User Experience
2 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.19%) Graphic Design
3 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.30%) GIS
4 1 (1.30%) Economics
4 1 (1.30%) LLPG
4 1 (1.30%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 37 (48.05%) Linux
2 25 (32.47%) UNIX
3 21 (27.27%) Ubuntu
4 12 (15.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (11.69%) Windows
6 8 (10.39%) CentOS
7 5 (6.49%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (2.60%) Solaris
9 1 (1.30%) SUSE
9 1 (1.30%) AIX
9 1 (1.30%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.96%) Open Source
2 21 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (27.27%) MVC
2 21 (27.27%) DevOps
3 20 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (25.97%) Web Development
4 17 (22.08%) Software Engineering
4 17 (22.08%) OOP
4 17 (22.08%) SOA
4 17 (22.08%) Analytics
4 17 (22.08%) Mobile Development
5 15 (19.48%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (16.88%) Business Analysis
7 13 (16.88%) Business Analytics
8 10 (12.99%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.19%) OWASP
10 3 (3.90%) SIEM
10 3 (3.90%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.36%) Perl
1 28 (36.36%) Ruby
2 23 (29.87%) Java
3 22 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 18 (23.38%) PHP
5 16 (20.78%) Bash Shell
6 14 (18.18%) R
7 13 (16.88%) Groovy
7 13 (16.88%) Bourne shell
8 12 (15.58%) SQL
9 8 (10.39%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.60%) C++
12 1 (1.30%) Korn
12 1 (1.30%) VBScript
12 1 (1.30%) C
12 1 (1.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) CCNA
2 1 (1.30%) ISEB
2 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.30%) CEH
2 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) BS7666
System Software
1 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.30%) NFS
2 1 (1.30%) Xen
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 22 (28.57%) Puppet
2 21 (27.27%) Ansible
3 15 (19.48%) Nagios
4 13 (16.88%) Vagrant
4 13 (16.88%) ZABBIX
5 8 (10.39%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (3.90%) Data Guard
7 2 (2.60%) Netcool
7 2 (2.60%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (1.30%) Nessus
8 1 (1.30%) Zenoss
8 1 (1.30%) Ionix
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.18%) VMware
3 13 (16.88%) Oracle
3 13 (16.88%) Cognos
3 13 (16.88%) Tableau
3 13 (16.88%) IBM
4 6 (7.79%) Cloudera
4 6 (7.79%) Teradata
5 5 (6.49%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.19%) SAP
6 4 (5.19%) Adobe
7 3 (3.90%) Google
8 1 (1.30%) Qualys
8 1 (1.30%) Tripwire
8 1 (1.30%) Mapinfo
8 1 (1.30%) Mercator
8 1 (1.30%) ESRI
8 1 (1.30%) Sun
8 1 (1.30%) HP
8 1 (1.30%) Dell
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k+
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: Circa £30,000 (dependent on experience)
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000- £90,000 plus attractive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£80,000 plus attractive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago