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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 140 120 149
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +29
Permanent jobs citing Python 81 98 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.40% 1.80% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.93% 3.62% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 69 78 59
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
2765 2707 2659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.89% 49.61% 49.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2488 2352 2339
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 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +7 42 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Coventry -16 18 £40,000 +25.98% 2
Warwickshire -41 4 £28,750 -45.23%
Herefordshire - 4 £52,500 - 4
Staffordshire +8 2 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Wolverhampton +7 2 £30,000 +3.44% 1
Worcestershire -8 2 £58,500 +46.25% 1
Shropshire -11 1 - -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 80 (44.94%) Linux
2 78 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (37.64%) SQL
4 65 (36.52%) Java
5 63 (35.39%) JavaScript
5 63 (35.39%) PHP
6 57 (32.02%) Software Engineering
7 56 (31.46%) Perl
8 54 (30.34%) HTML
9 53 (29.78%) Git (software)
10 50 (28.09%) CSS
11 48 (26.97%) Ruby
12 44 (24.72%) Continuous Integration
13 43 (24.16%) Degree
14 41 (23.03%) Oracle
14 41 (23.03%) C#
15 40 (22.47%) Windows
16 39 (21.91%) .NET
16 39 (21.91%) Scrum
16 39 (21.91%) Open Source
17 37 (20.79%) jQuery
18 34 (19.10%) Computer Science
18 34 (19.10%) C++
18 34 (19.10%) Nagios
18 34 (19.10%) AngularJS
18 34 (19.10%) DevOps
19 33 (18.54%) HTML5
19 33 (18.54%) JUnit
19 33 (18.54%) UNIX
20 32 (17.98%) Tomcat

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 32 (17.98%) Tomcat
2 25 (14.04%) JBoss
3 23 (12.92%) WebLogic
4 20 (11.24%) WebSphere
5 17 (9.55%) SAS
6 16 (8.99%) IIS
7 14 (7.87%) Apache
8 11 (6.18%) GlassFish
9 10 (5.62%) Node.js
10 6 (3.37%) WordPress
11 4 (2.25%) Drupal
12 3 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (1.12%) Apache Pig
13 2 (1.12%) nginx
13 2 (1.12%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.56%) ArcGIS
14 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (9.55%) SPSS
2 13 (7.30%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.81%) GNU Octave
4 4 (2.25%) Photoshop
4 4 (2.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Magento
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.56%) Odoo
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.36%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (10.11%) SaaS
3 9 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (4.49%) IaaS
5 5 (2.81%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.69%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.56%) PaaS
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.56%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.25%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.69%) DNS
2 3 (1.69%) Internet
2 3 (1.69%) BIG-IP
3 2 (1.12%) Network Security
3 2 (1.12%) Wireless
4 1 (0.56%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.56%) NAS
4 1 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.56%) OSPF
4 1 (0.56%) BGP
4 1 (0.56%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.56%) SAN
4 1 (0.56%) LDAP
4 1 (0.56%) VoIP
4 1 (0.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.55%) QlikView
3 15 (8.43%) MySQL
3 15 (8.43%) Data Mining
3 15 (8.43%) Pentaho
4 14 (7.87%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (5.62%) MongoDB
5 10 (5.62%) Big Data
6 7 (3.93%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 7 (3.93%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.93%) Base SAS
7 6 (3.37%) Hadoop
7 6 (3.37%) Apache Hive
8 5 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.25%) HBase
9 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.25%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.25%) Impala
10 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 53 (29.78%) Git (software)
2 33 (18.54%) JUnit
3 24 (13.48%) Ant
3 24 (13.48%) Selenium
4 23 (12.92%) Maven
5 21 (11.80%) JIRA
6 19 (10.67%) Jenkins
7 12 (6.74%) Visual Studio
8 9 (5.06%) Mercurial
9 5 (2.81%) PHPUnit
9 5 (2.81%) Hudson
9 5 (2.81%) Subversion
10 4 (2.25%) WebDriver
10 4 (2.25%) CruiseControl
11 3 (1.69%) Artifactory
12 2 (1.12%) Metasploit
12 2 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.56%) AccuRev
13 1 (0.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (6.74%) Electronics
2 10 (5.62%) Marketing
3 8 (4.49%) Finance
4 4 (2.25%) Games
5 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.56%) Law
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 75 (42.13%) Developer
2 46 (25.84%) Software Engineer
3 26 (14.61%) Java Developer
4 20 (11.24%) Java Software Engineer
5 18 (10.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (8.43%) Junior
6 15 (8.43%) Consultant
7 14 (7.87%) Web Developer
8 13 (7.30%) C++ Software Engineer
9 12 (6.74%) Applications Support
10 11 (6.18%) Senior Software Engineer
10 11 (6.18%) Graduate
10 11 (6.18%) Python Developer
10 11 (6.18%) PHP Developer
11 10 (5.62%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 8 (4.49%) DBA
12 8 (4.49%) SAS BI Consultant
13 7 (3.93%) Administrator
13 7 (3.93%) Junior Developer
14 6 (3.37%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (30.34%) HTML
2 50 (28.09%) CSS
3 39 (21.91%) .NET
4 37 (20.79%) jQuery
5 34 (19.10%) AngularJS
6 33 (18.54%) HTML5
7 30 (16.85%) CSS3
8 29 (16.29%) XML
9 28 (15.73%) J2EE
10 24 (13.48%) JSON
11 23 (12.92%) REST
12 20 (11.24%) PhoneGap
13 13 (7.30%) Django
13 13 (7.30%) ASP.NET
14 11 (6.18%) EJB
14 11 (6.18%) JMS
14 11 (6.18%) Java EE
15 9 (5.06%) SOAP
15 9 (5.06%) Natural Language Processing
15 9 (5.06%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.10%) Computer Science
2 27 (15.17%) Mathematics
3 25 (14.04%) Artificial Intelligence
4 22 (12.36%) Visualisation
5 18 (10.11%) Physics
6 11 (6.18%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (4.49%) Mobile App
8 6 (3.37%) Algorithms
9 5 (2.81%) iPad
9 5 (2.81%) iPhone
9 5 (2.81%) Blackberry
10 4 (2.25%) Management Information System
10 4 (2.25%) Graphic Design
10 4 (2.25%) User Experience
11 3 (1.69%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.69%) Linked Data
12 2 (1.12%) Informatics
12 2 (1.12%) Life Science
12 2 (1.12%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 80 (44.94%) Linux
2 40 (22.47%) Windows
3 33 (18.54%) UNIX
4 17 (9.55%) Solaris
5 13 (7.30%) Android
6 9 (5.06%) Ubuntu
7 7 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.37%) CentOS
9 4 (2.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (32.02%) Software Engineering
3 44 (24.72%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (21.91%) Open Source
4 39 (21.91%) Scrum
5 34 (19.10%) DevOps
6 28 (15.73%) SOA
7 27 (15.17%) Analytics
7 27 (15.17%) Mobile Development
8 26 (14.61%) Kanban
8 26 (14.61%) OOP
9 25 (14.04%) MVC
10 24 (13.48%) Web Development
11 20 (11.24%) TDD
12 18 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (8.99%) ITIL
14 15 (8.43%) Business Analysis
14 15 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (8.43%) Business Analytics
15 14 (7.87%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 67 (37.64%) SQL
2 65 (36.52%) Java
3 63 (35.39%) JavaScript
3 63 (35.39%) PHP
4 56 (31.46%) Perl
5 48 (26.97%) Ruby
6 41 (23.03%) C#
7 34 (19.10%) C++
8 21 (11.80%) PowerShell
9 19 (10.67%) R
10 15 (8.43%) C
10 15 (8.43%) Bash Shell
11 14 (7.87%) Shell Script
12 9 (5.06%) VBScript
12 9 (5.06%) VB.NET
13 8 (4.49%) Bourne shell
13 8 (4.49%) Groovy
14 5 (2.81%) CoffeeScript
14 5 (2.81%) Fortran
15 4 (2.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (24.16%) Degree
2 16 (8.99%) PhD
3 4 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) EnCE
5 1 (0.56%) CCNA
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.56%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.69%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) BS7666
System Software
1 9 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.81%) Docker
3 4 (2.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.69%) vSphere
5 1 (0.56%) Varnish
5 1 (0.56%) NFS
5 1 (0.56%) Squid
5 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (19.10%) Nagios
2 28 (15.73%) Puppet
3 24 (13.48%) Ansible
4 18 (10.11%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (8.43%) Unicenter
5 15 (8.43%) Tivoli
5 15 (8.43%) BladeLogic
6 12 (6.74%) Control-M
6 12 (6.74%) Vagrant
7 11 (6.18%) OpenNMS
8 8 (4.49%) ZABBIX
9 4 (2.25%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (1.69%) Nessus
10 3 (1.69%) Data Guard
11 2 (1.12%) Nmap
12 1 (0.56%) SELinux
12 1 (0.56%) Oracle ZFS
12 1 (0.56%) Ionix
Vendors
1 41 (23.03%) Oracle
2 24 (13.48%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.43%) Business Objects
3 15 (8.43%) Cognos
3 15 (8.43%) Tableau
3 15 (8.43%) IBM
4 12 (6.74%) Cloudera
4 12 (6.74%) VMware
5 10 (5.62%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.49%) Teradata
6 8 (4.49%) Google
7 4 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.25%) SAP
7 4 (2.25%) Adobe
8 3 (1.69%) Marketo
8 3 (1.69%) HubSpot
8 3 (1.69%) Eloqua
8 3 (1.69%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.12%) Sun
9 2 (1.12%) EMC
Ledbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 4 days ago
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: Excellent Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Anonymous Recruiter
Salary: From £22,000 to £32,000 per annum Pension, 33 Days Holiday inc Christm
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 per annum + Parking, interesting work, flexi
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Superb Benefits
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