The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 141 121 145
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +24
Permanent jobs citing Python 86 91 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.51% 1.69% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.24% 3.45% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 83 74 54
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -
Python
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2655 2636 2559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.69% 49.06% 46.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2353 2226 2288
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Python
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python across the West Midlands region.

Python Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Python
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Python
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +20 41 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Coventry -22 21 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Wolverhampton -11 6 £30,000 +3.44%
Staffordshire +6 5 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Worcestershire 0 4 £19,000 -62.00%
Warwickshire -12 2 £25,000 -23.07% 2
Walsall - 1 £70,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £52,500 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 75 (47.47%) Linux
2 62 (39.24%) JavaScript
3 57 (36.08%) Git (software)
4 55 (34.81%) HTML
5 54 (34.18%) SQL
6 52 (32.91%) PHP
7 50 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (31.65%) Ruby
8 47 (29.75%) Software Engineering
8 47 (29.75%) Java
9 45 (28.48%) Perl
9 45 (28.48%) CSS
10 42 (26.58%) Degree
11 38 (24.05%) UNIX
12 37 (23.42%) jQuery
13 35 (22.15%) C++
14 33 (20.89%) C#
14 33 (20.89%) Windows
15 32 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
16 31 (19.62%) Open Source
16 31 (19.62%) HTML5
17 30 (18.99%) Puppet
18 29 (18.35%) Computer Science
19 28 (17.72%) CSS3
20 27 (17.09%) DevOps
21 26 (16.46%) Jenkins
21 26 (16.46%) AngularJS
21 26 (16.46%) Web Development
22 25 (15.82%) Ubuntu
23 24 (15.19%) XML

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 19 (12.03%) WebLogic
2 18 (11.39%) JBoss
3 16 (10.13%) WebSphere
4 15 (9.49%) SAS
5 12 (7.59%) Tomcat
5 12 (7.59%) Node.js
6 11 (6.96%) WordPress
7 8 (5.06%) Apache
8 6 (3.80%) GlassFish
9 3 (1.90%) Drupal
9 3 (1.90%) IIS
9 3 (1.90%) CMS
10 2 (1.27%) nginx
10 2 (1.27%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.63%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 14 (8.86%) SPSS
2 8 (5.06%) Photoshop
2 8 (5.06%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.53%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Magento
2 3 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.90%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.63%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 24 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (11.39%) SaaS
3 13 (8.23%) IaaS
3 13 (8.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (5.06%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.53%) Rackspace Cloud
6 3 (1.90%) Google Apps
6 3 (1.90%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.63%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.63%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.90%) Internet
1 3 (1.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.27%) DNS
2 2 (1.27%) Wireless
2 2 (1.27%) Network Security
3 1 (0.63%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.63%) NAS
3 1 (0.63%) OSPF
3 1 (0.63%) BGP
3 1 (0.63%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.63%) ISDN
3 1 (0.63%) VoIP
3 1 (0.63%) DHCP
3 1 (0.63%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.86%) QlikView
3 12 (7.59%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (7.59%) Pentaho
4 11 (6.96%) MySQL
5 8 (5.06%) MongoDB
6 7 (4.43%) Base SAS
6 7 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 6 (3.80%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.80%) Big Data
8 5 (3.16%) Data Mining
9 4 (2.53%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.90%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.90%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.90%) MS Access
10 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 57 (36.08%) Git (software)
2 26 (16.46%) Jenkins
3 22 (13.92%) JUnit
3 22 (13.92%) Maven
4 20 (12.66%) Selenium
5 19 (12.03%) JIRA
5 19 (12.03%) Ant
6 14 (8.86%) Visual Studio
7 8 (5.06%) Mercurial
8 6 (3.80%) Subversion
9 5 (3.16%) Hudson
10 4 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.53%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.90%) PHPUnit
11 3 (1.90%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.90%) AccuRev
11 3 (1.90%) CruiseControl
12 2 (1.27%) Metasploit
13 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.63%) Sublime Text
General
1 16 (10.13%) Electronics
2 11 (6.96%) Finance
3 7 (4.43%) Marketing
4 4 (2.53%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.90%) Back Office
6 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.63%) Games
6 1 (0.63%) Retail
6 1 (0.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 57 (36.08%) Developer
2 45 (28.48%) Software Engineer
3 21 (13.29%) C++ Software Engineer
3 21 (13.29%) Web Developer
4 18 (11.39%) Java Developer
5 16 (10.13%) Java Software Engineer
6 14 (8.86%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (8.23%) Consultant
8 10 (6.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 9 (5.70%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (5.06%) PHP Developer
10 8 (5.06%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 7 (4.43%) Analyst
11 7 (4.43%) Junior
11 7 (4.43%) Applications Support
12 6 (3.80%) Senior Software Engineer
12 6 (3.80%) Applications Specialist
13 5 (3.16%) DBA
13 5 (3.16%) Applications Support Specialist
13 5 (3.16%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (34.81%) HTML
2 45 (28.48%) CSS
3 37 (23.42%) jQuery
4 31 (19.62%) HTML5
5 28 (17.72%) CSS3
6 26 (16.46%) AngularJS
7 24 (15.19%) XML
8 23 (14.56%) .NET
9 20 (12.66%) JSON
10 17 (10.76%) REST
11 16 (10.13%) PhoneGap
12 13 (8.23%) ASP.NET
12 13 (8.23%) Sensu
13 12 (7.59%) SOAP
14 9 (5.70%) Django
15 8 (5.06%) Java EE
16 7 (4.43%) J2EE
16 7 (4.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 6 (3.80%) Express
17 6 (3.80%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.35%) Computer Science
2 21 (13.29%) Mathematics
3 16 (10.13%) Physics
3 16 (10.13%) Artificial Intelligence
4 14 (8.86%) Visualisation
5 13 (8.23%) Mobile App
6 8 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.80%) iPad
7 6 (3.80%) iPhone
7 6 (3.80%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.53%) Graphic Design
8 4 (2.53%) User Experience
9 3 (1.90%) Linked Data
9 3 (1.90%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.27%) Life Science
10 2 (1.27%) Informatics
11 1 (0.63%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 75 (47.47%) Linux
2 38 (24.05%) UNIX
3 33 (20.89%) Windows
4 25 (15.82%) Ubuntu
5 13 (8.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (6.33%) Android
7 9 (5.70%) CentOS
8 5 (3.16%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (2.53%) Debian
10 3 (1.90%) Solaris
11 1 (0.63%) SUSE
11 1 (0.63%) AIX
11 1 (0.63%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (29.75%) Software Engineering
3 32 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (19.62%) Open Source
5 27 (17.09%) DevOps
6 26 (16.46%) Web Development
7 24 (15.19%) MVC
8 23 (14.56%) Scrum
9 22 (13.92%) Mobile Development
10 21 (13.29%) OOP
10 21 (13.29%) Analytics
11 19 (12.03%) SOA
12 15 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (8.86%) TDD
14 13 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (8.23%) Pattern Recognition
15 12 (7.59%) Business Analytics
15 12 (7.59%) Image Processing
15 12 (7.59%) Business Analysis
16 10 (6.33%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 62 (39.24%) JavaScript
2 54 (34.18%) SQL
3 52 (32.91%) PHP
4 50 (31.65%) Ruby
5 47 (29.75%) Java
6 45 (28.48%) Perl
7 35 (22.15%) C++
8 33 (20.89%) C#
9 20 (12.66%) Bash Shell
10 17 (10.76%) R
11 15 (9.49%) PowerShell
12 13 (8.23%) Bourne shell
12 13 (8.23%) Groovy
13 10 (6.33%) C
14 9 (5.70%) Shell Script
15 6 (3.80%) CoffeeScript
16 5 (3.16%) VB.NET
17 4 (2.53%) ActionScript
17 4 (2.53%) T-SQL
17 4 (2.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (26.58%) Degree
2 15 (9.49%) PhD
3 1 (0.63%) CCNA
3 1 (0.63%) ISEB
3 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.63%) CEH
3 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.63%) EnCE
3 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.53%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) BS7666
System Software
1 15 (9.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.63%) Varnish
2 1 (0.63%) NFS
2 1 (0.63%) Firmware
2 1 (0.63%) Squid
2 1 (0.63%) Xen
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 30 (18.99%) Puppet
2 24 (15.19%) Nagios
2 24 (15.19%) Ansible
3 18 (11.39%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (8.23%) Vagrant
4 13 (8.23%) ZABBIX
5 6 (3.80%) OpenNMS
6 3 (1.90%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (1.90%) Nessus
6 3 (1.90%) Unicenter
6 3 (1.90%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.90%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.27%) Netcool
7 2 (1.27%) Nmap
7 2 (1.27%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.63%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.63%) Ionix
8 1 (0.63%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.63%) Control-M
8 1 (0.63%) SELinux
Vendors
1 22 (13.92%) Oracle
2 18 (11.39%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.49%) VMware
4 12 (7.59%) Cognos
4 12 (7.59%) Tableau
4 12 (7.59%) IBM
5 8 (5.06%) Google
6 6 (3.80%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.16%) Teradata
7 5 (3.16%) SAP
7 5 (3.16%) Cloudera
8 4 (2.53%) Rackspace
8 4 (2.53%) Adobe
8 4 (2.53%) Remedy
9 3 (1.90%) Citrix
10 2 (1.27%) Cisco
11 1 (0.63%) Sun
11 1 (0.63%) HP
11 1 (0.63%) Dell
11 1 (0.63%) EMC
Birmingham, Warwickshire
RDF Resources Ltd
Salary: First Class Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + good pension, flexi time
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k+
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: Circa £30,000 (dependent on experience)
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 55k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000- £90,000 plus attractive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£80,000 plus attractive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago