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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 143 125 154
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +29
Permanent jobs citing Python 74 92 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.40% 1.78% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.85% 3.60% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 59 83 52
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
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
2592 2558 2463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.01% 49.37% 49.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2334 2220 2146
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +13 35 £45,000 +11.80% 9
Coventry -17 15 £40,000 +11.11% 2
Warwickshire -39 14 £48,750 +2.63% 1
Herefordshire - 3 £52,500 - 2
Staffordshire +8 2 £30,000 -
Worcestershire 0 2 £80,000 +100.00%
Shropshire -11 1 - -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 82 (52.23%) Linux
2 73 (46.50%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (41.40%) SQL
4 61 (38.85%) Perl
5 60 (38.22%) Java
6 56 (35.67%) JavaScript
7 55 (35.03%) PHP
8 51 (32.48%) Software Engineering
9 46 (29.30%) Ruby
9 46 (29.30%) Continuous Integration
10 43 (27.39%) C#
11 42 (26.75%) Scrum
11 42 (26.75%) Git (software)
12 41 (26.11%) HTML
12 41 (26.11%) .NET
13 39 (24.84%) Oracle
13 39 (24.84%) CSS
14 38 (24.20%) Windows
15 37 (23.57%) UNIX
15 37 (23.57%) Tomcat
16 33 (21.02%) Nagios
16 33 (21.02%) Degree
16 33 (21.02%) Puppet
17 32 (20.38%) DevOps
17 32 (20.38%) JUnit
17 32 (20.38%) J2EE
17 32 (20.38%) C++
18 31 (19.75%) Open Source
19 30 (19.11%) AngularJS
19 30 (19.11%) SQL Server

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 37 (23.57%) Tomcat
2 21 (13.38%) JBoss
3 18 (11.46%) WebLogic
4 16 (10.19%) IIS
5 15 (9.55%) WebSphere
5 15 (9.55%) GlassFish
6 14 (8.92%) SAS
7 13 (8.28%) Apache
8 9 (5.73%) Node.js
9 7 (4.46%) Drupal
10 5 (3.18%) Apache Solr
11 4 (2.55%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (2.55%) WordPress
11 4 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (1.27%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (8.92%) SPSS
2 10 (6.37%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.18%) GNU Octave
4 4 (2.55%) Photoshop
4 4 (2.55%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Magento
2 3 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.91%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.64%) Odoo
4 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.65%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (11.46%) SaaS
3 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.18%) IaaS
5 2 (1.27%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.64%) PaaS
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.64%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.82%) BIG-IP
2 4 (2.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.27%) DNS
3 2 (1.27%) Wireless
3 2 (1.27%) Internet
3 2 (1.27%) Network Security
4 1 (0.64%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.64%) NAS
4 1 (0.64%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.64%) OSPF
4 1 (0.64%) BGP
4 1 (0.64%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.64%) LDAP
4 1 (0.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.11%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.46%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (10.19%) MySQL
4 15 (9.55%) Data Mining
5 14 (8.92%) QlikView
6 12 (7.64%) Pentaho
7 10 (6.37%) MongoDB
7 10 (6.37%) Big Data
8 7 (4.46%) NoSQL
9 6 (3.82%) Hadoop
9 6 (3.82%) Apache Hive
10 5 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (3.18%) Redis
11 4 (2.55%) Couchbase
11 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.55%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.55%) Impala
11 4 (2.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 4 (2.55%) HBase
11 4 (2.55%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 42 (26.75%) Git (software)
2 32 (20.38%) JUnit
3 27 (17.20%) Maven
4 22 (14.01%) Ant
5 19 (12.10%) Jenkins
6 16 (10.19%) JIRA
6 16 (10.19%) Selenium
7 13 (8.28%) Mercurial
8 9 (5.73%) Visual Studio
9 8 (5.10%) Hudson
10 7 (4.46%) CruiseControl
10 7 (4.46%) Subversion
11 6 (3.82%) Artifactory
12 3 (1.91%) PHPUnit
13 2 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (1.27%) Metasploit
14 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
14 1 (0.64%) Xcode
14 1 (0.64%) WebDriver
14 1 (0.64%) AccuRev
General
1 9 (5.73%) Electronics
2 7 (4.46%) Marketing
3 4 (2.55%) Games
4 3 (1.91%) Finance
5 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.64%) Back Office
6 1 (0.64%) Law
6 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 69 (43.95%) Developer
2 40 (25.48%) Software Engineer
3 22 (14.01%) Java Developer
4 18 (11.46%) DevOps Engineer
5 17 (10.83%) Junior
6 16 (10.19%) Java Software Engineer
7 13 (8.28%) Senior Software Engineer
8 12 (7.64%) Graduate
8 12 (7.64%) Consultant
9 11 (7.01%) Python Developer
10 10 (6.37%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 10 (6.37%) Applications Support
11 9 (5.73%) PHP Developer
12 8 (5.10%) Administrator
12 8 (5.10%) C++ Software Engineer
12 8 (5.10%) SAS BI Consultant
12 8 (5.10%) DevOps Administrator
13 7 (4.46%) Junior Developer
14 6 (3.82%) Web Developer
14 6 (3.82%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (26.11%) HTML
1 41 (26.11%) .NET
2 39 (24.84%) CSS
3 32 (20.38%) J2EE
4 30 (19.11%) AngularJS
5 26 (16.56%) jQuery
5 26 (16.56%) REST
6 23 (14.65%) HTML5
7 21 (13.38%) XML
8 20 (12.74%) CSS3
9 19 (12.10%) JSON
10 15 (9.55%) PhoneGap
10 15 (9.55%) EJB
11 13 (8.28%) JMS
11 13 (8.28%) Java EE
11 13 (8.28%) Django
12 11 (7.01%) Natural Language Processing
13 9 (5.73%) RabbitMQ
13 9 (5.73%) Flask
14 8 (5.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.83%) Computer Science
2 24 (15.29%) Mathematics
3 22 (14.01%) Artificial Intelligence
4 19 (12.10%) Visualisation
5 16 (10.19%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (9.55%) Physics
7 7 (4.46%) Mobile App
8 6 (3.82%) Algorithms
9 5 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (2.55%) Graphic Design
10 4 (2.55%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.91%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.91%) iPhone
11 3 (1.91%) User Experience
11 3 (1.91%) iPad
11 3 (1.91%) Digital Media
12 2 (1.27%) Data Centre
12 2 (1.27%) Derivative
12 2 (1.27%) Informatics
12 2 (1.27%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 82 (52.23%) Linux
2 38 (24.20%) Windows
3 37 (23.57%) UNIX
4 17 (10.83%) Solaris
5 11 (7.01%) Android
6 7 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (3.82%) CentOS
7 6 (3.82%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.55%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.27%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (46.50%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (32.48%) Software Engineering
3 46 (29.30%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (26.75%) Scrum
5 32 (20.38%) DevOps
6 31 (19.75%) Open Source
7 30 (19.11%) Kanban
8 23 (14.65%) SOA
9 22 (14.01%) Mobile Development
10 21 (13.38%) Analytics
11 20 (12.74%) OOP
11 20 (12.74%) MVC
11 20 (12.74%) TDD
12 19 (12.10%) Web Development
13 16 (10.19%) Performance Tuning
14 15 (9.55%) ITIL
15 14 (8.92%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (8.28%) Refactoring
16 13 (8.28%) Continuous Delivery
16 13 (8.28%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 65 (41.40%) SQL
2 61 (38.85%) Perl
3 60 (38.22%) Java
4 56 (35.67%) JavaScript
5 55 (35.03%) PHP
6 46 (29.30%) Ruby
7 43 (27.39%) C#
8 32 (20.38%) C++
9 24 (15.29%) PowerShell
10 20 (12.74%) Shell Script
11 16 (10.19%) C
11 16 (10.19%) R
12 12 (7.64%) VBScript
13 9 (5.73%) VB.NET
13 9 (5.73%) Bash Shell
14 5 (3.18%) Bourne shell
14 5 (3.18%) Fortran
14 5 (3.18%) Groovy
15 4 (2.55%) Objective-C
15 4 (2.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (21.02%) Degree
2 13 (8.28%) PhD
3 4 (2.55%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) EnCE
5 1 (0.64%) CCNA
5 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.64%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.27%) SLA
1 2 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (3.82%) vSphere
1 6 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (3.18%) Docker
3 4 (2.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.64%) Varnish
4 1 (0.64%) NFS
4 1 (0.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (21.02%) Nagios
1 33 (21.02%) Puppet
2 21 (13.38%) Ansible
3 18 (11.46%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (9.55%) Unicenter
4 15 (9.55%) Tivoli
4 15 (9.55%) BladeLogic
5 13 (8.28%) OpenNMS
6 12 (7.64%) Control-M
7 9 (5.73%) Vagrant
8 5 (3.18%) ZABBIX
9 4 (2.55%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (1.91%) Nessus
10 3 (1.91%) Data Guard
11 2 (1.27%) Nmap
12 1 (0.64%) SELinux
12 1 (0.64%) Ionix
Vendors
1 39 (24.84%) Oracle
2 21 (13.38%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.64%) Business Objects
3 12 (7.64%) Cognos
3 12 (7.64%) IBM
3 12 (7.64%) VMware
3 12 (7.64%) Tableau
3 12 (7.64%) Cloudera
4 10 (6.37%) Red Hat
5 8 (5.10%) Teradata
6 5 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (3.18%) Google
7 4 (2.55%) Eloqua
7 4 (2.55%) SAP
7 4 (2.55%) Adobe
7 4 (2.55%) Marketo
7 4 (2.55%) HubSpot
8 2 (1.27%) Sun
8 2 (1.27%) EMC
8 2 (1.27%) Remedy
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + flexi-time, good pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus = benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Midlands
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens + Car
Posted: 19 hours ago
Herefordshire
iKonnect
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Testing Circle Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Testing Circle Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Herefordshire
iKonnect
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Energy Technology Institute
Salary: Competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago