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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 114 132 124
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Permanent jobs citing Python 98 65 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.86% 1.41% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.79% 2.90% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 70 64 81
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
2588 2238 2379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.25% 48.62% 47.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2305 1912 2074
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +5 37 £45,000 +36.36% 2
Coventry -6 24 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Warwickshire -15 23 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Worcestershire - 6 £26,250 - 1
Wolverhampton +4 3 £35,000 +16.66%
Staffordshire - 3 £19,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £52,500 -
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 74 (52.86%) Linux
2 68 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (45.71%) Java
3 64 (45.71%) SQL
4 60 (42.86%) Perl
5 49 (35.00%) PHP
6 47 (33.57%) Ruby
7 46 (32.86%) .NET
8 45 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (31.43%) Software Engineering
10 43 (30.71%) JavaScript
11 41 (29.29%) Oracle
12 40 (28.57%) Tomcat
13 38 (27.14%) Scrum
14 37 (26.43%) J2EE
14 37 (26.43%) Windows
15 36 (25.71%) C#
15 36 (25.71%) HTML
16 32 (22.86%) UNIX
17 31 (22.14%) SQL Server
17 31 (22.14%) CSS
17 31 (22.14%) Kanban
17 31 (22.14%) Puppet
18 30 (21.43%) Degree
19 29 (20.71%) JUnit
19 29 (20.71%) Nagios
19 29 (20.71%) Git (software)
19 29 (20.71%) DevOps
20 25 (17.86%) C++
21 24 (17.14%) Maven

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 40 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 19 (13.57%) JBoss
3 16 (11.43%) IIS
3 16 (11.43%) GlassFish
4 14 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 14 (10.00%) Apache
5 11 (7.86%) WebSphere
6 8 (5.71%) Node.js
7 7 (5.00%) Drupal
8 6 (4.29%) Oracle Service Bus
8 6 (4.29%) SAS
9 5 (3.57%) Apache Solr
10 4 (2.86%) WordPress
10 4 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (6.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.29%) SPSS
3 5 (3.57%) GNU Octave
3 5 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.86%) Magento
2 3 (2.14%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.14%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.43%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.71%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.57%) SaaS
2 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.71%) PaaS
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.71%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.71%) BIG-IP
2 7 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.43%) DNS
3 2 (1.43%) Internet
3 2 (1.43%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.71%) LDAP
4 1 (0.71%) Network Security
4 1 (0.71%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.71%) NAS
4 1 (0.71%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.71%) Wireless
4 1 (0.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.14%) SQL Server
2 23 (16.43%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (12.14%) MySQL
4 15 (10.71%) Data Mining
5 11 (7.86%) Big Data
6 8 (5.71%) MongoDB
7 6 (4.29%) Pentaho
7 6 (4.29%) NoSQL
7 6 (4.29%) QlikView
7 6 (4.29%) SQLite
8 5 (3.57%) Redis
8 5 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.86%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.86%) Apache Hive
9 4 (2.86%) HBase
9 4 (2.86%) DB2
9 4 (2.86%) Couchbase
9 4 (2.86%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.86%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.86%) Impala
Development Applications
1 29 (20.71%) JUnit
1 29 (20.71%) Git (software)
2 24 (17.14%) Maven
3 19 (13.57%) Ant
4 13 (9.29%) Jenkins
5 11 (7.86%) JIRA
5 11 (7.86%) Selenium
6 10 (7.14%) Mercurial
7 9 (6.43%) Hudson
8 8 (5.71%) CruiseControl
8 8 (5.71%) Artifactory
9 6 (4.29%) Subversion
9 6 (4.29%) Xcode
10 3 (2.14%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.43%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.71%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 1 (0.71%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.71%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (3.57%) Front Office
2 4 (2.86%) Games
2 4 (2.86%) Marketing
3 3 (2.14%) Electronics
4 2 (1.43%) Advertising
5 1 (0.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 65 (46.43%) Developer
2 32 (22.86%) Software Engineer
3 19 (13.57%) Java Developer
4 17 (12.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (11.43%) Java Software Engineer
6 14 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 13 (9.29%) Junior
8 11 (7.86%) Consultant
9 10 (7.14%) Graduate
9 10 (7.14%) Applications Support
9 10 (7.14%) Administrator
9 10 (7.14%) PHP Developer
9 10 (7.14%) Python Developer
10 8 (5.71%) DevOps Administrator
11 7 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
12 6 (4.29%) DBA
12 6 (4.29%) Senior Developer
12 6 (4.29%) Senior Python Developer
12 6 (4.29%) SAS BI Consultant
12 6 (4.29%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (32.86%) .NET
2 37 (26.43%) J2EE
3 36 (25.71%) HTML
4 31 (22.14%) CSS
5 24 (17.14%) REST
6 21 (15.00%) AngularJS
7 19 (13.57%) jQuery
7 19 (13.57%) XML
8 17 (12.14%) JSON
8 17 (12.14%) HTML5
9 16 (11.43%) EJB
10 15 (10.71%) CSS3
11 14 (10.00%) Java EE
11 14 (10.00%) JMS
12 13 (9.29%) Django
13 11 (7.86%) Natural Language Processing
13 11 (7.86%) PhoneGap
13 11 (7.86%) RESTful
14 9 (6.43%) RabbitMQ
14 9 (6.43%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.71%) Open Source
1 22 (15.71%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (12.86%) Computer Science
3 17 (12.14%) Artificial Intelligence
4 14 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 12 (8.57%) Visualisation
6 7 (5.00%) Mobile App
7 6 (4.29%) Physics
8 5 (3.57%) iPad
8 5 (3.57%) iPhone
8 5 (3.57%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.86%) Digital Media
10 3 (2.14%) Blackberry
10 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
10 3 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.43%) Derivative
11 2 (1.43%) SCADA
12 1 (0.71%) Informatics
12 1 (0.71%) Replication
12 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 74 (52.86%) Linux
2 37 (26.43%) Windows
3 32 (22.86%) UNIX
4 16 (11.43%) Solaris
5 8 (5.71%) Android
6 6 (4.29%) Apple iOS
7 5 (3.57%) CentOS
7 5 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.14%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.43%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (31.43%) Software Engineering
4 38 (27.14%) Scrum
5 31 (22.14%) Kanban
6 29 (20.71%) DevOps
7 20 (14.29%) Mobile Development
7 20 (14.29%) TDD
7 20 (14.29%) ITIL
8 19 (13.57%) SOA
9 17 (12.14%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (10.71%) Software Deployment
11 14 (10.00%) Mentoring
11 14 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (10.00%) OOP
11 14 (10.00%) Refactoring
11 14 (10.00%) Unit Testing
12 13 (9.29%) Web Development
12 13 (9.29%) MVC
13 12 (8.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 64 (45.71%) Java
1 64 (45.71%) SQL
2 60 (42.86%) Perl
3 49 (35.00%) PHP
4 47 (33.57%) Ruby
5 43 (30.71%) JavaScript
6 36 (25.71%) C#
7 25 (17.86%) C++
8 24 (17.14%) PowerShell
9 21 (15.00%) Shell Script
10 17 (12.14%) VBScript
11 12 (8.57%) C
12 8 (5.71%) Objective-C
12 8 (5.71%) VB.NET
13 7 (5.00%) R
14 6 (4.29%) Bash Shell
15 5 (3.57%) Fortran
16 4 (2.86%) VB
16 4 (2.86%) PL/SQL
17 3 (2.14%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (21.43%) Degree
2 6 (4.29%) PhD
3 5 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.14%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.43%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.71%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.43%) SLA
1 2 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.71%) vSphere
1 8 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (3.57%) Docker
3 4 (2.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.71%) Varnish
4 1 (0.71%) NFS
4 1 (0.71%) Xen
4 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (22.14%) Puppet
2 29 (20.71%) Nagios
3 18 (12.86%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (10.71%) Ansible
4 15 (10.71%) Unicenter
4 15 (10.71%) Tivoli
4 15 (10.71%) BladeLogic
5 14 (10.00%) OpenNMS
6 12 (8.57%) Control-M
7 4 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (2.86%) Vagrant
8 3 (2.14%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.71%) Nessus
9 1 (0.71%) Nmap
9 1 (0.71%) SELinux
Vendors
1 41 (29.29%) Oracle
2 19 (13.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.14%) Cloudera
4 9 (6.43%) Red Hat
4 9 (6.43%) VMware
5 6 (4.29%) Teradata
5 6 (4.29%) Business Objects
5 6 (4.29%) Cognos
5 6 (4.29%) IBM
5 6 (4.29%) Tableau
6 5 (3.57%) Google
6 5 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.86%) Eloqua
7 4 (2.86%) Marketo
7 4 (2.86%) HubSpot
8 3 (2.14%) SAP
9 2 (1.43%) Reuters
9 2 (1.43%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.71%) Apple
10 1 (0.71%) Splunk
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