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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 93 105 91
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Permanent jobs citing Python 23 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.14% 1.13% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.89% 2.34% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 18
Average salary £40,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
795 982 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 39.49% 48.23% 45.89%
Number of salaries quoted 705 891 701
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £53,000
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 1 August 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 29 (74.36%) UNIX
2 25 (64.10%) Perl
3 19 (48.72%) SQL
3 19 (48.72%) Linux
4 15 (38.46%) Windows
4 15 (38.46%) Finance
5 12 (30.77%) MySQL
5 12 (30.77%) Java
5 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
5 12 (30.77%) Bash Shell
6 11 (28.21%) Open Source
6 11 (28.21%) Equities
6 11 (28.21%) HTML
6 11 (28.21%) Financial Institution
7 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
7 10 (25.64%) CSS
7 10 (25.64%) Wiki
8 9 (23.08%) jQuery
8 9 (23.08%) PHP
9 8 (20.51%) Django
9 8 (20.51%) Ruby
9 8 (20.51%) Retail
10 7 (17.95%) C#
10 7 (17.95%) .NET
10 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
11 5 (12.82%) VMware
11 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
11 5 (12.82%) Degree
11 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (12.82%) Magento

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 3 (7.69%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) WordPress
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
1 5 (12.82%) DNS
2 2 (5.13%) LDAP
3 1 (2.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) DB2
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.56%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) CruiseControl
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 11 (28.21%) Financial Institution
3 8 (20.51%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Front Office
4 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Applications Support
2 15 (38.46%) Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Support Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Python Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Applications Support Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) Linux Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Support Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) Administrator
8 1 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Head of Development
8 1 (2.56%) Build Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Software Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Trainee
8 1 (2.56%) Trainee Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) HTML
2 10 (25.64%) CSS
3 9 (23.08%) jQuery
4 8 (20.51%) Django
5 7 (17.95%) .NET
6 4 (10.26%) Symfony
7 3 (7.69%) HTML5
7 3 (7.69%) CSS3
8 1 (2.56%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (2.56%) LAMP
8 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Open Source
1 11 (28.21%) Equities
2 10 (25.64%) Wiki
3 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.56%) Xbox
5 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.56%) CMDB
5 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (74.36%) UNIX
2 19 (48.72%) Linux
3 15 (38.46%) Windows
4 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.69%) SUSE
4 3 (7.69%) Debian
4 3 (7.69%) Ubuntu
4 3 (7.69%) AIX
4 3 (7.69%) FreeBSD
5 2 (5.13%) Solaris
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.56%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.26%) OO
2 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 2 (5.13%) Project Management
3 2 (5.13%) Change Management
3 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.56%) Test Strategy
4 1 (2.56%) Web Application Development
4 1 (2.56%) Cyber Security
4 1 (2.56%) Low Latency
4 1 (2.56%) DevOps
4 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.56%) IT Governance
4 1 (2.56%) Web Development
4 1 (2.56%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (2.56%) Data Management
4 1 (2.56%) Content Management
4 1 (2.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (2.56%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) Perl
2 19 (48.72%) SQL
3 12 (30.77%) Java
3 12 (30.77%) Bash Shell
4 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
5 9 (23.08%) PHP
6 8 (20.51%) Ruby
7 7 (17.95%) C#
8 5 (12.82%) C++
9 4 (10.26%) PHP5
10 2 (5.13%) C
10 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
10 2 (5.13%) Objective-C
11 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
11 1 (2.56%) VB
11 1 (2.56%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) RHCE
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.56%) Nmap
3 1 (2.56%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.56%) Nessus
1 1 (2.56%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) VMware
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) Zend
4 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.13%) EMC
6 1 (2.56%) Sony
6 1 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.56%) SAP