The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 122 139 135
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Permanent jobs citing Python 93 67 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.72% 1.20% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.54% 2.55% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 74 59 44
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,200 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2626 2630 2561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.69% 47.23% 52.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2261 2330 2255
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,025 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Python
England

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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
Coventry +15 31 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Birmingham +4 22 £40,500 +24.61% 1
Warwickshire +23 14 £52,500 +162.50% 1
Wolverhampton +9 10 £29,000 +31.81% 2
Staffordshire -10 8 £27,500 -8.33%
Worcestershire -5 5 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Shropshire +1 2 - -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 95 (53.98%) Linux
2 57 (32.39%) PHP
3 55 (31.25%) Degree
4 52 (29.55%) MySQL
5 51 (28.98%) UNIX
6 50 (28.41%) Java
6 50 (28.41%) JavaScript
7 49 (27.84%) SQL
8 48 (27.27%) Perl
9 43 (24.43%) HTML
10 40 (22.73%) Git (software)
11 39 (22.16%) CSS
12 36 (20.45%) Ruby
13 33 (18.75%) C#
14 31 (17.61%) Windows
14 31 (17.61%) Software Engineering
14 31 (17.61%) Django
15 30 (17.05%) DNS
16 28 (15.91%) Apache
17 27 (15.34%) jQuery
18 26 (14.77%) Unit Testing
18 26 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
18 26 (14.77%) Web Services
18 26 (14.77%) NoSQL
19 25 (14.20%) PostgreSQL
20 23 (13.07%) Finance
20 23 (13.07%) Bash Shell
21 21 (11.93%) SQL Server
21 21 (11.93%) .NET

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 28 (15.91%) Apache
2 15 (8.52%) Tomcat
3 13 (7.39%) Node.js
4 8 (4.55%) nginx
5 5 (2.84%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.27%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.70%) IIS
8 2 (1.14%) CMS
9 1 (0.57%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 5 (2.84%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.68%) SaaS
2 4 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (17.05%) DNS
2 21 (11.93%) DHCP
3 10 (5.68%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.55%) Internet
5 6 (3.41%) VoIP
5 6 (3.41%) HTTP
6 5 (2.84%) Network Security
6 5 (2.84%) SAN
7 2 (1.14%) LDAP
7 2 (1.14%) Broadband
7 2 (1.14%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (29.55%) MySQL
2 26 (14.77%) NoSQL
3 25 (14.20%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (11.93%) SQL Server
5 15 (8.52%) Big Data
5 15 (8.52%) Data Mining
6 12 (6.82%) Hadoop
7 9 (5.11%) MongoDB
7 9 (5.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (5.11%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.98%) DB2
9 6 (3.41%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.84%) Couchbase
11 3 (1.70%) Data Mart
11 3 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.70%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 40 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 17 (9.66%) Jenkins
3 16 (9.09%) Hudson
4 15 (8.52%) Cucumber
4 15 (8.52%) Selenium
5 14 (7.95%) Maven
6 12 (6.82%) JBehave
7 11 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (3.98%) Mercurial
9 6 (3.41%) Subversion
10 3 (1.70%) Grunt
10 3 (1.70%) CruiseControl
10 3 (1.70%) Ant
11 2 (1.14%) JIRA
12 1 (0.57%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (13.07%) Finance
2 18 (10.23%) Games
3 10 (5.68%) Financial Institution
4 9 (5.11%) Retail
5 8 (4.55%) Electronics
6 3 (1.70%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.14%) Back Office
8 1 (0.57%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 70 (39.77%) Developer
2 29 (16.48%) Analyst
3 28 (15.91%) Python Developer
4 21 (11.93%) Web Developer
5 17 (9.66%) Applications Support
6 16 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 14 (7.95%) Test Engineer
8 12 (6.82%) Release Engineer
9 11 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
9 11 (6.25%) Support Analyst
9 11 (6.25%) Graduate
10 9 (5.11%) Linux Engineer
11 8 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (4.55%) Software Engineer
11 8 (4.55%) Test Analyst
11 8 (4.55%) Senior Test Engineer
11 8 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
11 8 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
12 7 (3.98%) Python/Django Developer
12 7 (3.98%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (24.43%) HTML
2 39 (22.16%) CSS
3 31 (17.61%) Django
4 27 (15.34%) jQuery
5 26 (14.77%) Web Services
6 21 (11.93%) .NET
7 18 (10.23%) Flask
8 16 (9.09%) REST
9 15 (8.52%) Natural Language Processing
10 13 (7.39%) SOAP
11 10 (5.68%) LESS
11 10 (5.68%) Backbone.js
12 8 (4.55%) Ajax
13 7 (3.98%) XML
14 6 (3.41%) ASP.NET
14 6 (3.41%) LAMP
14 6 (3.41%) Software Packaging
14 6 (3.41%) Application Packaging
15 5 (2.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 5 (2.84%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.93%) Mathematics
2 18 (10.23%) Computer Science
3 17 (9.66%) Artificial Intelligence
4 12 (6.82%) Open Source
4 12 (6.82%) Statistics
5 10 (5.68%) Equities
6 9 (5.11%) Wiki
7 5 (2.84%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.84%) Replication
7 5 (2.84%) Firmware
7 5 (2.84%) Mobile Games
8 2 (1.14%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.14%) Clustering
8 2 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.57%) Xbox
9 1 (0.57%) CMDB
9 1 (0.57%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 95 (53.98%) Linux
2 51 (28.98%) UNIX
3 31 (17.61%) Windows
4 11 (6.25%) Debian
5 8 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.41%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.84%) SELinux
7 5 (2.84%) CentOS
8 3 (1.70%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.70%) SUSE
8 3 (1.70%) AIX
8 3 (1.70%) FreeBSD
9 2 (1.14%) Solaris
9 2 (1.14%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.57%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.61%) Software Engineering
2 26 (14.77%) Unit Testing
2 26 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
2 26 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (7.95%) System Testing
4 13 (7.39%) TDD
5 12 (6.82%) Machine Learning
5 12 (6.82%) Data Analytics
5 12 (6.82%) Analytics
5 12 (6.82%) Data Analysis
6 11 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
7 9 (5.11%) SOA
7 9 (5.11%) OO
8 8 (4.55%) Change Control
9 7 (3.98%) Test Automation
9 7 (3.98%) Validation
10 6 (3.41%) Software Deployment
11 5 (2.84%) Automated Testing
11 5 (2.84%) Web Development
11 5 (2.84%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 57 (32.39%) PHP
2 50 (28.41%) Java
2 50 (28.41%) JavaScript
3 49 (27.84%) SQL
4 48 (27.27%) Perl
5 36 (20.45%) Ruby
6 33 (18.75%) C#
7 23 (13.07%) Bash Shell
8 20 (11.36%) C++
9 15 (8.52%) T-SQL
10 13 (7.39%) MATLAB
11 12 (6.82%) R
12 10 (5.68%) CoffeeScript
13 9 (5.11%) VB.NET
13 9 (5.11%) C
14 8 (4.55%) Delphi
14 8 (4.55%) PowerShell
15 5 (2.84%) Scala
16 4 (2.27%) XAML
16 4 (2.27%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 55 (31.25%) Degree
2 3 (1.70%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.70%) RHCE
2 3 (1.70%) HNC
2 3 (1.70%) HND
3 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 19 (10.80%) Squid
2 10 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.84%) Varnish
3 5 (2.84%) Postfix
3 5 (2.84%) Sendmail
4 4 (2.27%) Samba
5 3 (1.70%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.14%) vSphere
7 1 (0.57%) Nmap
7 1 (0.57%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.84%) Nagios
2 2 (1.14%) Zenoss
2 2 (1.14%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (1.14%) Puppet
3 1 (0.57%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (0.57%) Nessus
3 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (10.23%) Oracle
1 18 (10.23%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.39%) VMware
3 8 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 8 (4.55%) Remedy
4 6 (3.41%) Cisco
5 5 (2.84%) Zend
5 5 (2.84%) Sun
6 4 (2.27%) JBoss
6 4 (2.27%) Twitter
7 2 (1.14%) EMC
7 2 (1.14%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.57%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.57%) Sony
8 1 (0.57%) HP
8 1 (0.57%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.57%) SAP
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 27 days ago