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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 92 100 95
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Python 34 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.92% 0.77% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.33% 1.93% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 17
Average salary £45,000 £40,250 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.80% +38.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £52,500 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +3.89%
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
786 725 767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.41% 39.79% 45.38%
Number of salaries quoted 693 641 667
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 32 (48.48%) JavaScript
2 31 (46.97%) PHP
3 30 (45.45%) Linux
3 30 (45.45%) Open Source
4 28 (42.42%) AngularJS
5 27 (40.91%) CSS
5 27 (40.91%) HTML
5 27 (40.91%) Java
6 25 (37.88%) Ruby
6 25 (37.88%) Git (software)
7 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (30.30%) Software Engineering
8 20 (30.30%) jQuery
9 19 (28.79%) HTML5
9 19 (28.79%) CSS3
9 19 (28.79%) MVC
10 18 (27.27%) WebLogic
10 18 (27.27%) Web Development
11 17 (25.76%) Visualisation
11 17 (25.76%) JUnit
12 16 (24.24%) Perl
12 16 (24.24%) XML
12 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
12 16 (24.24%) JSON
12 16 (24.24%) Mobile Development
13 15 (22.73%) PhoneGap
13 15 (22.73%) JIRA
13 15 (22.73%) Selenium
13 15 (22.73%) SOA
13 15 (22.73%) Ant

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (27.27%) WebLogic
2 15 (22.73%) JBoss
2 15 (22.73%) WebSphere
3 12 (18.18%) SAS
4 10 (15.15%) Apache
5 7 (10.61%) Drupal
6 5 (7.58%) Apache Solr
7 4 (6.06%) WordPress
7 4 (6.06%) Node.js
7 4 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (3.03%) IIS
8 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 12 (18.18%) SPSS
2 5 (7.58%) GNU Octave
3 4 (6.06%) Photoshop
3 4 (6.06%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Magento
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) IaaS
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.52%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.52%) NAS
2 1 (1.52%) OSPF
2 1 (1.52%) BGP
2 1 (1.52%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.52%) LDAP
2 1 (1.52%) SAN
2 1 (1.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 12 (18.18%) QlikView
1 12 (18.18%) Pentaho
2 10 (15.15%) MySQL
3 9 (13.64%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.58%) Big Data
4 5 (7.58%) Redis
4 5 (7.58%) Data Mining
5 4 (6.06%) Hadoop
5 4 (6.06%) Apache Hive
5 4 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (6.06%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.06%) Base SAS
5 4 (6.06%) HBase
5 4 (6.06%) Couchbase
5 4 (6.06%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 4 (6.06%) Impala
5 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 25 (37.88%) Git (software)
2 17 (25.76%) JUnit
3 15 (22.73%) JIRA
3 15 (22.73%) Selenium
3 15 (22.73%) Ant
4 8 (12.12%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.55%) Maven
6 2 (3.03%) Subversion
6 2 (3.03%) Mercurial
6 2 (3.03%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (1.52%) CocoaPods
7 1 (1.52%) Sublime Text
7 1 (1.52%) Xcode
7 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (6.06%) Marketing
2 1 (1.52%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Advertising
2 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (50.00%) Developer
2 19 (28.79%) Java Developer
3 15 (22.73%) Software Engineer
3 15 (22.73%) Java Software Engineer
4 12 (18.18%) Consultant
5 10 (15.15%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 8 (12.12%) SAS BI Consultant
7 7 (10.61%) PHP Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Perl Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Head of Development
9 4 (6.06%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Head of User Experience
10 3 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 3 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
10 3 (4.55%) DBA
11 2 (3.03%) Web Developer
11 2 (3.03%) Python Developer
11 2 (3.03%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (42.42%) AngularJS
2 27 (40.91%) CSS
2 27 (40.91%) HTML
3 20 (30.30%) jQuery
4 19 (28.79%) HTML5
4 19 (28.79%) CSS3
5 16 (24.24%) XML
5 16 (24.24%) JSON
6 15 (22.73%) PhoneGap
7 11 (16.67%) .NET
8 9 (13.64%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (12.12%) REST
10 4 (6.06%) SOAP
11 3 (4.55%) Sensu
11 3 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (4.55%) Middleware
12 2 (3.03%) J2EE
12 2 (3.03%) LAMP
13 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1 (1.52%) Celery
Miscellaneous
1 30 (45.45%) Open Source
2 17 (25.76%) Visualisation
3 11 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.58%) Algorithms
4 5 (7.58%) Mathematics
4 5 (7.58%) Physics
4 5 (7.58%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (6.06%) Graphic Design
5 4 (6.06%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.55%) User Experience
7 2 (3.03%) Derivative
8 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.52%) Replication
8 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (45.45%) Linux
2 15 (22.73%) UNIX
3 6 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (7.58%) CentOS
5 4 (6.06%) Windows
5 4 (6.06%) Solaris
5 4 (6.06%) Ubuntu
5 4 (6.06%) Android
5 4 (6.06%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (3.03%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.30%) Software Engineering
3 19 (28.79%) MVC
4 18 (27.27%) Web Development
5 16 (24.24%) Mobile Development
6 15 (22.73%) SOA
6 15 (22.73%) OOP
7 14 (21.21%) Analytics
8 13 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (18.18%) Business Analysis
9 12 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (18.18%) Business Analytics
10 10 (15.15%) DevOps
11 7 (10.61%) Data Visualisation
11 7 (10.61%) SIEM
11 7 (10.61%) Cyber Security
11 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (7.58%) Probability Theory
12 5 (7.58%) Linear Algebra
12 5 (7.58%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 32 (48.48%) JavaScript
2 31 (46.97%) PHP
3 27 (40.91%) Java
4 25 (37.88%) Ruby
5 16 (24.24%) Perl
6 12 (18.18%) C#
6 12 (18.18%) R
7 11 (16.67%) SQL
8 9 (13.64%) C
9 8 (12.12%) C++
10 7 (10.61%) Bash Shell
11 5 (7.58%) Shell Script
11 5 (7.58%) Fortran
12 3 (4.55%) Groovy
12 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
12 3 (4.55%) Bourne shell
13 2 (3.03%) Objective-C
14 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) PhD
2 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) CEH
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.52%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Docker
2 4 (6.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.52%) Xen
4 1 (1.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (18.18%) Puppet
2 7 (10.61%) Vagrant
3 6 (9.09%) Ansible
4 5 (7.58%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (7.58%) Nagios
5 4 (6.06%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (4.55%) Data Guard
6 3 (4.55%) ZABBIX
7 2 (3.03%) Unicenter
7 2 (3.03%) Tivoli
7 2 (3.03%) Control-M
7 2 (3.03%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.52%) Ionix
8 1 (1.52%) Nessus
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.73%) Oracle
3 12 (18.18%) Cognos
3 12 (18.18%) IBM
3 12 (18.18%) Business Objects
3 12 (18.18%) Cloudera
3 12 (18.18%) Tableau
4 9 (13.64%) Red Hat
5 8 (12.12%) Teradata
6 5 (7.58%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (6.06%) Adobe
7 4 (6.06%) Eloqua
7 4 (6.06%) Marketo
7 4 (6.06%) HubSpot
8 3 (4.55%) VMware
8 3 (4.55%) SAP
9 2 (3.03%) Sun
9 2 (3.03%) EMC
10 1 (1.52%) Rapid7
10 1 (1.52%) SaltStack
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