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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 74 120 181
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +61
Permanent jobs citing Python 187 93 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.43% 1.83% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.16% 3.86% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 167 72 43
Median salary £45,000 £29,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+51.26% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £22,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £57,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
2610 2407 2800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.93% 47.35% 49.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2185 2126 2538
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 11 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +30 71 £45,000 +63.63% 3
Warwickshire +41 46 £33,250 +26.66% 5
Coventry +10 26 £47,500 +31.03% 7
Staffordshire +8 18 £55,000 +139.13% 1
Shropshire +2 16 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Herefordshire - 3 £23,000 -
Wolverhampton +8 1 £35,000 +12.90%
Solihull - 1 - - 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Python.

1 174 (52.57%) Linux
2 132 (39.88%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (34.44%) JavaScript
4 92 (27.79%) Java
5 80 (24.17%) C++
6 79 (23.87%) SQL
7 73 (22.05%) Git (software)
8 72 (21.75%) Degree
9 69 (20.85%) Bash Shell
10 68 (20.54%) HTML
11 65 (19.64%) Unix
12 62 (18.73%) PHP
13 61 (18.43%) DevOps
14 56 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
15 54 (16.31%) Open Source
15 54 (16.31%) Jenkins
16 50 (15.11%) Puppet
16 50 (15.11%) Perl
16 50 (15.11%) Windows
17 47 (14.20%) CSS
17 47 (14.20%) Finance
18 46 (13.90%) Ruby
18 46 (13.90%) Continuous Integration
19 45 (13.60%) C
19 45 (13.60%) C#
20 43 (12.99%) JIRA
21 41 (12.39%) Software Engineering
22 40 (12.08%) HTTP
22 40 (12.08%) Docker
23 39 (11.78%) Opscode Chef

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (9.37%) Apache
2 26 (7.85%) nginx
3 20 (6.04%) SAS
4 15 (4.53%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (3.02%) JBoss
5 10 (3.02%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.42%) Apache Pig
6 8 (2.42%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.81%) GlassFish
8 5 (1.51%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.51%) Confluence
8 5 (1.51%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.21%) ArcGIS
9 4 (1.21%) CMS
9 4 (1.21%) IIS
9 4 (1.21%) Tornado
9 4 (1.21%) WordPress
10 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.91%) MindAlign
10 3 (0.91%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (2.11%) SPSS
2 5 (1.51%) Simulink
3 3 (0.91%) Blender
3 3 (0.91%) MS Office
4 1 (0.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.81%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 56 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (9.06%) SaaS
3 19 (5.74%) GitHub
4 8 (2.42%) Google Analytics
5 7 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.91%) AdWords
8 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.30%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 40 (12.08%) HTTP
2 22 (6.65%) DNS
3 20 (6.04%) TCP/IP
4 17 (5.14%) DHCP
5 15 (4.53%) SSL
6 10 (3.02%) Internet
7 5 (1.51%) HTTPS
7 5 (1.51%) Profibus
8 3 (0.91%) IMAP
8 3 (0.91%) LDAP
8 3 (0.91%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (0.91%) S/MIME
8 3 (0.91%) SMTP
9 2 (0.60%) Firewall
9 2 (0.60%) Skype
9 2 (0.60%) VPN
10 1 (0.30%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.30%) DMZ
10 1 (0.30%) SAN
10 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.97%) Apache Cassandra
2 30 (9.06%) MongoDB
3 29 (8.76%) MySQL
3 29 (8.76%) SQL Server
4 27 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (7.55%) NoSQL
6 24 (7.25%) Big Data
7 15 (4.53%) Hadoop
8 13 (3.93%) Relational Database
9 11 (3.32%) Apache Hive
9 11 (3.32%) Data Mining
10 6 (1.81%) Couchbase
10 6 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.81%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.51%) HBase
11 5 (1.51%) Impala
11 5 (1.51%) MS Access
11 5 (1.51%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 5 (1.51%) Sqoop
12 4 (1.21%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 73 (22.05%) Git (software)
2 54 (16.31%) Jenkins
3 43 (12.99%) JIRA
4 30 (9.06%) Subversion
5 27 (8.16%) Mercurial
6 21 (6.34%) Selenium
7 16 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (4.53%) Hudson
9 13 (3.93%) Robot Framework
10 10 (3.02%) Maven
11 8 (2.42%) Jasmine
11 8 (2.42%) Karma Test Runner
12 6 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.51%) Ant
13 5 (1.51%) SonarQube
14 4 (1.21%) Cucumber
15 3 (0.91%) JUnit
15 3 (0.91%) WebDriver
16 2 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
17 1 (0.30%) Apache Archiva
General
1 47 (14.20%) Finance
2 29 (8.76%) Banking
3 21 (6.34%) Electronics
4 17 (5.14%) Retail
5 15 (4.53%) Marketing
6 11 (3.32%) Telecoms
7 10 (3.02%) Billing
7 10 (3.02%) Games
8 6 (1.81%) Back Office
8 6 (1.81%) Publishing
9 4 (1.21%) Advertising
9 4 (1.21%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.21%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.91%) Arabic Language
10 3 (0.91%) French Language
10 3 (0.91%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (0.91%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 105 (31.72%) Developer
2 41 (12.39%) Python Developer
3 40 (12.08%) DevOps Engineer
4 35 (10.57%) Software Engineer
5 29 (8.76%) Linux Engineer
6 25 (7.55%) AWS Engineer
6 25 (7.55%) Junior
7 24 (7.25%) Cloud Engineer
8 23 (6.95%) Analyst
9 22 (6.65%) Tester
10 20 (6.04%) Support Engineer
11 19 (5.74%) Junior Developer
11 19 (5.74%) Senior Developer
12 17 (5.14%) Consultant
12 17 (5.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 17 (5.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 16 (4.83%) Data Scientist
13 16 (4.83%) PHP Developer
13 16 (4.83%) Software Tester
14 14 (4.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (20.54%) HTML
2 47 (14.20%) CSS
3 39 (11.78%) Web Services
4 35 (10.57%) .NET
5 31 (9.37%) Django
6 23 (6.95%) Node.js
7 22 (6.65%) REST
8 21 (6.34%) AngularJS
9 20 (6.04%) RESTful
10 18 (5.44%) jQuery
11 17 (5.14%) LAMP
12 16 (4.83%) HTML5
13 13 (3.93%) LAPP Stack
13 13 (3.93%) X-Windows
14 12 (3.63%) CSS3
15 11 (3.32%) Ajax
15 11 (3.32%) ASP.NET
16 10 (3.02%) Memcached
17 8 (2.42%) Yocto
18 7 (2.11%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (9.37%) Physics
3 25 (7.55%) Computer Science
4 16 (4.83%) Mathematics
5 13 (3.93%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (3.63%) Device Driver
7 11 (3.32%) Artificial Intelligence
7 11 (3.32%) Fintech
7 11 (3.32%) User Experience
8 10 (3.02%) Smart Meter
8 10 (3.02%) Statistics
9 8 (2.42%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.81%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.81%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (1.51%) iPad
12 3 (0.91%) Oculus Rift
12 3 (0.91%) PKI
13 2 (0.60%) Blog
13 2 (0.60%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 174 (52.57%) Linux
2 65 (19.64%) Unix
3 50 (15.11%) Windows
4 27 (8.16%) CentOS
5 16 (4.83%) Embedded Linux
6 14 (4.23%) Mac OS X
6 14 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (4.23%) Windows Server
7 10 (3.02%) Ubuntu
8 8 (2.42%) Android
9 5 (1.51%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.51%) VxWorks
10 4 (1.21%) Solaris
11 3 (0.91%) SUSE
12 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (39.88%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (18.43%) DevOps
3 54 (16.31%) Open Source
4 46 (13.90%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (12.39%) Software Engineering
6 38 (11.48%) Scrum
7 30 (9.06%) Analytics
8 27 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (8.16%) Microservices
9 25 (7.55%) Automation Testing
9 25 (7.55%) Mentoring
9 25 (7.55%) Migration
10 24 (7.25%) Test Scripting
11 23 (6.95%) Automated Testing
12 22 (6.65%) SDLC
12 22 (6.65%) TDD
13 20 (6.04%) Web Development
14 18 (5.44%) Unit Testing
15 17 (5.14%) Machine Learning
15 17 (5.14%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 114 (34.44%) JavaScript
2 92 (27.79%) Java
3 80 (24.17%) C++
4 79 (23.87%) SQL
5 69 (20.85%) Bash Shell
6 62 (18.73%) PHP
7 50 (15.11%) Perl
8 46 (13.90%) Ruby
9 45 (13.60%) C
9 45 (13.60%) C#
10 30 (9.06%) R
11 20 (6.04%) Shell Script
12 17 (5.14%) MATLAB
13 16 (4.83%) Scala
14 11 (3.32%) Go
14 11 (3.32%) Groovy
15 4 (1.21%) Fortran
15 4 (1.21%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.60%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 72 (21.75%) Degree
2 25 (7.55%) AWS Certification
3 15 (4.53%) PhD
4 9 (2.72%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.91%) Postgraduate
5 3 (0.91%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.91%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.60%) CCNA
6 2 (0.60%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.30%) ACCA
7 1 (0.30%) CCSA
7 1 (0.30%) CCSE
7 1 (0.30%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (0.30%) CIMA
7 1 (0.30%) CSQA
7 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.30%) MCSA
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.51%) IEC 61508
2 2 (0.60%) QA
3 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.30%) MISRA
3 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (12.08%) Docker
2 22 (6.65%) Firmware
3 16 (4.83%) Squid
4 12 (3.63%) Samba
5 5 (1.51%) Apache Flume
5 5 (1.51%) HDFS
6 3 (0.91%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.30%) Postfix
8 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 50 (15.11%) Puppet
2 39 (11.78%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (6.95%) Terraform
4 20 (6.04%) Ansible
5 9 (2.72%) rkt
6 5 (1.51%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (1.51%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.51%) Oozie
7 1 (0.30%) Nessus
7 1 (0.30%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.30%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (5.74%) Google
2 16 (4.83%) Red Hat
3 11 (3.32%) ServiceNow
4 8 (2.42%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.11%) Oracle
6 6 (1.81%) Cloudera
6 6 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.81%) Tableau
6 6 (1.81%) Zend
7 5 (1.51%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.51%) Coverity
7 5 (1.51%) Hortonworks
7 5 (1.51%) MapR
8 3 (0.91%) Cisco
8 3 (0.91%) Proofpoint
8 3 (0.91%) SaltStack
8 3 (0.91%) VMware
9 2 (0.60%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.60%) Pega
9 2 (0.60%) SolarWinds
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 32k per year + Bonus, healthcare, pension, gym membership
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 (With Exceptional Package)
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £31000 - £44000 per annum, 10% of time for hobby projects + more!
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £24500 - £25500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 50,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Buto
Posted: 10 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Warwick
First Utility
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
First Utility
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
First Utility
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago