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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 111 108 110
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Python 26 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.19% 0.93% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.97% 2.08% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 3
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +63.63%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
875 915 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.03% 44.83% 43.71%
Number of salaries quoted 809 828 624
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,900 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 26 November 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 37 (74.00%) Windows
2 26 (52.00%) SQL
2 26 (52.00%) Perl
3 21 (42.00%) Finance
4 20 (40.00%) UNIX
5 18 (36.00%) Financial Institution
5 18 (36.00%) Equities
5 18 (36.00%) Degree
6 17 (34.00%) Wiki
6 17 (34.00%) Bash Shell
6 17 (34.00%) TCP/IP
6 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
6 17 (34.00%) SQL Server
7 16 (32.00%) Front Office
8 15 (30.00%) MS Office
8 15 (30.00%) VBScript
8 15 (30.00%) ITIL
8 15 (30.00%) ETRM
9 12 (24.00%) Ruby
9 12 (24.00%) Java
10 10 (20.00%) PHP
11 9 (18.00%) C#
12 8 (16.00%) .NET
12 8 (16.00%) Reuters
12 8 (16.00%) Bloomberg
12 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (12.00%) OO
13 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (12.00%) Git (software)
14 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

Applications
1 15 (30.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.00%) DNS
2 2 (4.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) SQLite
3 2 (4.00%) DB2
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.00%) Xcode
3 2 (4.00%) CruiseControl
3 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (42.00%) Finance
2 18 (36.00%) Financial Institution
3 16 (32.00%) Front Office
4 2 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Applications Support
2 17 (34.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 17 (34.00%) Analyst
2 17 (34.00%) Support Analyst
3 15 (30.00%) Consultant
3 15 (30.00%) Technical Consultant
4 12 (24.00%) Developer
5 8 (16.00%) Technical Support
5 8 (16.00%) Senior Consultant
5 8 (16.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 8 (16.00%) Senior Technical Support
6 7 (14.00%) Technical Manager
7 4 (8.00%) Junior Web Developer
7 4 (8.00%) iOS Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Junior Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Junior
7 4 (8.00%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Build Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) IT Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) .NET
2 4 (8.00%) CSS
2 4 (8.00%) XML
2 4 (8.00%) Cocoa
2 4 (8.00%) JSON
2 4 (8.00%) jQuery
2 4 (8.00%) RESTful
2 4 (8.00%) HTML5
2 4 (8.00%) CSS3
2 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (8.00%) WCF
2 4 (8.00%) HTML
3 2 (4.00%) Symfony
4 1 (2.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.00%) Equities
2 17 (34.00%) Wiki
3 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.00%) User Experience
4 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.00%) Clustering
6 1 (2.00%) CMDB
6 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 37 (74.00%) Windows
2 20 (40.00%) UNIX
3 5 (10.00%) Linux
3 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.00%) AIX
4 2 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) ITIL
1 15 (30.00%) ETRM
2 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (12.00%) OO
4 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (8.00%) TDD
4 4 (8.00%) iOS Development
5 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.00%) Project Management
6 2 (4.00%) DevOps
7 1 (2.00%) People Management
7 1 (2.00%) Low Latency
7 1 (2.00%) Change Management
7 1 (2.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.00%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 26 (52.00%) Perl
1 26 (52.00%) SQL
2 17 (34.00%) Bash Shell
3 15 (30.00%) VBScript
4 12 (24.00%) Java
4 12 (24.00%) Ruby
5 10 (20.00%) PHP
6 9 (18.00%) C#
7 4 (8.00%) C++
7 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.00%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.00%) PHP5
9 1 (2.00%) C
9 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.00%) Reuters
2 8 (16.00%) Bloomberg
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle
4 2 (4.00%) EMC
4 2 (4.00%) VMware
4 2 (4.00%) Zend
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