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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 99 77 93
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +16
Permanent jobs citing Python 21 29 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.15% 1.85% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.69% 3.97% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 21
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +31.81%
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
780 731 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 42.69% 46.53% 45.70%
Number of salaries quoted 736 657 649
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 £52,500 £55,000 £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 January 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 29 (55.77%) Windows
2 20 (38.46%) PHP
2 20 (38.46%) SQL
3 19 (36.54%) Perl
4 18 (34.62%) Ruby
5 17 (32.69%) SQL Server
5 17 (32.69%) ITIL
6 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 16 (30.77%) Degree
7 15 (28.85%) Front Office
7 15 (28.85%) ETRM
7 15 (28.85%) VBScript
7 15 (28.85%) .NET
7 15 (28.85%) UNIX
7 15 (28.85%) MS Office
7 15 (28.85%) Linux
7 15 (28.85%) TCP/IP
7 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
8 14 (26.92%) CSS
8 14 (26.92%) HTML
9 13 (25.00%) Java
10 11 (21.15%) Bash Shell
11 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (19.23%) Finance
12 9 (17.31%) C#
12 9 (17.31%) Equities
12 9 (17.31%) Wiki
12 9 (17.31%) Financial Institution
13 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
13 8 (15.38%) HTML5

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 6 (11.54%) Apache
1 6 (11.54%) Drupal
2 4 (7.69%) WordPress
2 4 (7.69%) Apache Solr
2 4 (7.69%) Node.js
3 3 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.85%) IIS
4 2 (3.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 15 (28.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.38%) MySQL
3 4 (7.69%) Redis
3 4 (7.69%) SQLite
4 3 (5.77%) Couchbase
5 2 (3.85%) MariaDB
5 2 (3.85%) Big Data
5 2 (3.85%) Impala
5 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.85%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.85%) HBase
6 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.69%) JUnit
2 4 (7.69%) Xcode
3 2 (3.85%) CruiseControl
3 2 (3.85%) Subversion
3 2 (3.85%) JIRA
3 2 (3.85%) Selenium
3 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.85%) Ant
3 2 (3.85%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.85%) PHPUnit
General
1 15 (28.85%) Front Office
2 10 (19.23%) Finance
3 9 (17.31%) Financial Institution
4 4 (7.69%) Marketing
5 2 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (40.38%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) Consultant
2 15 (28.85%) Technical Consultant
3 9 (17.31%) Applications Support
3 9 (17.31%) Applications Support Analyst
3 9 (17.31%) Support Analyst
3 9 (17.31%) Analyst
4 8 (15.38%) Technical Support
4 8 (15.38%) Senior Consultant
4 8 (15.38%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 8 (15.38%) Senior Technical Support
5 7 (13.46%) Technical Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Junior Web Developer
6 4 (7.69%) PHP Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Head of Development
6 4 (7.69%) Head of User Experience
6 4 (7.69%) iOS Developer
6 4 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.85%) .NET
2 14 (26.92%) CSS
2 14 (26.92%) HTML
3 8 (15.38%) HTML5
3 8 (15.38%) CSS3
3 8 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 7 (13.46%) jQuery
5 6 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (11.54%) JSON
5 6 (11.54%) XML
6 4 (7.69%) WCF
6 4 (7.69%) Cocoa
6 4 (7.69%) RESTful
6 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (3.85%) REST
7 2 (3.85%) PhoneGap
7 2 (3.85%) LAMP
7 2 (3.85%) J2EE
8 1 (1.92%) Django
8 1 (1.92%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Wiki
1 9 (17.31%) Equities
2 4 (7.69%) Open Source
2 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.69%) User Experience
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) Derivative
5 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (55.77%) Windows
2 15 (28.85%) Linux
2 15 (28.85%) UNIX
3 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
4 4 (7.69%) Android
5 2 (3.85%) CentOS
5 2 (3.85%) FreeBSD
5 2 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) ITIL
2 15 (28.85%) ETRM
3 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (11.54%) DevOps
6 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.69%) iOS Development
6 4 (7.69%) TDD
6 4 (7.69%) Scrum
6 4 (7.69%) OO
6 4 (7.69%) CRM
6 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.77%) Project Management
7 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.85%) SOA
8 2 (3.85%) Service Management
8 2 (3.85%) MVC
8 2 (3.85%) Validation
8 2 (3.85%) Web Development
8 2 (3.85%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) PHP
1 20 (38.46%) SQL
2 19 (36.54%) Perl
3 18 (34.62%) Ruby
4 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 15 (28.85%) VBScript
6 13 (25.00%) Java
7 11 (21.15%) Bash Shell
8 9 (17.31%) C#
9 4 (7.69%) Objective-C
10 3 (5.77%) C++
10 3 (5.77%) C
11 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
11 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (30.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Docker
2 2 (3.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Puppet
2 2 (3.85%) Vagrant
2 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.85%) Ansible
2 2 (3.85%) Unicenter
2 2 (3.85%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.85%) Control-M
2 2 (3.85%) Nagios
2 2 (3.85%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) Reuters
2 8 (15.38%) Bloomberg
3 4 (7.69%) Eloqua
3 4 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (7.69%) Marketo
3 4 (7.69%) HubSpot
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle
5 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.85%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.92%) SaltStack
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