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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 127 152 139
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -13
Permanent jobs citing Python 101 64 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.79% 1.26% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.15% 2.62% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 61 48 52
Average salary £46,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
2432 2440 2187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 43.14% 48.17% 50.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2099 2188 1876
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 +9 41 £37,500 - 2
Warwickshire +5 26 £57,500 +134.69% 6
Coventry -6 14 £33,500 -16.25% 5
Worcestershire -9 3 - -
Staffordshire +2 1 - - 2
Dudley - 1 £29,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £55,000 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 105 (56.45%) Java
2 96 (51.61%) Linux
3 62 (33.33%) C#
3 62 (33.33%) Degree
3 62 (33.33%) Open Source
4 57 (30.65%) SQL
5 56 (30.11%) JavaScript
6 52 (27.96%) Ruby
7 51 (27.42%) Apache
8 48 (25.81%) PHP
8 48 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (25.27%) SQL Server
9 47 (25.27%) Jenkins
10 42 (22.58%) Windows
11 40 (21.51%) Continuous Integration
12 39 (20.97%) PostgreSQL
13 38 (20.43%) Software Engineering
13 38 (20.43%) DevOps
14 37 (19.89%) Big Data
14 37 (19.89%) .NET
15 36 (19.35%) Git (software)
16 33 (17.74%) ETL
17 32 (17.20%) C++
17 32 (17.20%) Hortonworks
17 32 (17.20%) Cloudera
17 32 (17.20%) LAPP Stack
18 31 (16.67%) HTML
19 30 (16.13%) Perl
20 29 (15.59%) XML
20 29 (15.59%) Apache Cassandra

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 51 (27.42%) Apache
2 26 (13.98%) Apache Spark
3 24 (12.90%) Apache Pig
4 23 (12.37%) Node.js
5 20 (10.75%) Tomcat
6 13 (6.99%) JBoss
7 8 (4.30%) Umbraco
8 6 (3.23%) Confluence
9 4 (2.15%) IIS
9 4 (2.15%) nginx
9 4 (2.15%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.61%) CMS
10 3 (1.61%) Drupal
10 3 (1.61%) GlassFish
10 3 (1.61%) WildFly
10 3 (1.61%) WordPress
11 2 (1.08%) Apache Solr
11 2 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (1.08%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (5.38%) GitHub
2 9 (4.84%) SaaS
3 7 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.76%) Office 365
4 3 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.61%) Google Apps
5 2 (1.08%) Bluemix
5 2 (1.08%) IaaS
5 2 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.06%) Firewall
2 10 (5.38%) DNS
2 10 (5.38%) Internet
3 8 (4.30%) DHCP
4 7 (3.76%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (3.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (3.76%) PBX
4 7 (3.76%) VoIP
4 7 (3.76%) WAN
5 6 (3.23%) LAN
6 4 (2.15%) HTTP
7 2 (1.08%) Network Security
7 2 (1.08%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.54%) LDAP
8 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.27%) SQL Server
2 39 (20.97%) PostgreSQL
3 37 (19.89%) Big Data
4 29 (15.59%) Apache Cassandra
5 27 (14.52%) Hadoop
6 23 (12.37%) Apache Hive
6 23 (12.37%) HBase
6 23 (12.37%) Impala
6 23 (12.37%) Sqoop
7 22 (11.83%) MySQL
8 21 (11.29%) MongoDB
9 12 (6.45%) Relational Database
10 11 (5.91%) NoSQL
10 11 (5.91%) RDBMS
11 10 (5.38%) Neo4j
11 10 (5.38%) Pentaho
12 4 (2.15%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.08%) Riak
13 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 47 (25.27%) Jenkins
2 36 (19.35%) Git (software)
3 22 (11.83%) Subversion
4 13 (6.99%) JUnit
5 12 (6.45%) JIRA
6 10 (5.38%) Selenium
6 10 (5.38%) Talend Open Studio
7 9 (4.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (4.84%) Hudson
7 9 (4.84%) Maven
7 9 (4.84%) SoapUI
8 8 (4.30%) Ant
8 8 (4.30%) Ranorex
8 8 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (3.23%) Mercurial
10 4 (2.15%) AccuRev
10 4 (2.15%) CruiseControl
10 4 (2.15%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.61%) JBehave
12 2 (1.08%) SonarQube
General
1 14 (7.53%) Finance
1 14 (7.53%) Games
2 11 (5.91%) Retail
3 6 (3.23%) Electronics
4 5 (2.69%) Arabic Language
4 5 (2.69%) Banking
4 5 (2.69%) Corporate Banking
4 5 (2.69%) French Language
4 5 (2.69%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.69%) Portuguese Language
4 5 (2.69%) Spanish Language
5 4 (2.15%) Marketing
6 3 (1.61%) Back Office
7 2 (1.08%) Automotive
8 1 (0.54%) Law
8 1 (0.54%) Legal
8 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (29.57%) Developer
2 37 (19.89%) Administrator
3 28 (15.05%) Junior
4 23 (12.37%) Hadoop Administrator
5 22 (11.83%) Junior Developer
6 19 (10.22%) Consultant
7 18 (9.68%) Software Developer
8 14 (7.53%) DevOps Engineer
8 14 (7.53%) Graduate
8 14 (7.53%) Junior Software Developer
8 14 (7.53%) Software Engineer
9 13 (6.99%) Java Developer
9 13 (6.99%) Support Engineer
10 10 (5.38%) Analyst
10 10 (5.38%) Big Data Consultant
10 10 (5.38%) Data Consultant
10 10 (5.38%) Data Scientist
10 10 (5.38%) SQL Developer
11 9 (4.84%) .NET Developer
11 9 (4.84%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (19.89%) .NET
2 32 (17.20%) LAPP Stack
3 31 (16.67%) HTML
4 29 (15.59%) XML
5 23 (12.37%) CSS
6 19 (10.22%) .NET Framework
7 16 (8.60%) jQuery
8 15 (8.06%) LAMP
9 14 (7.53%) ASP.NET
10 13 (6.99%) LESS
11 10 (5.38%) Middleware
11 10 (5.38%) PhoneGap
11 10 (5.38%) Spring XD
12 9 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (4.30%) Adobe AIR
13 8 (4.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (4.30%) XSLT
14 7 (3.76%) Express
14 7 (3.76%) HTML5
15 6 (3.23%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.60%) Computer Science
3 14 (7.53%) Mathematics
4 13 (6.99%) Mobile App
5 10 (5.38%) Visualisation
6 9 (4.84%) Derivative
7 7 (3.76%) Equities
8 6 (3.23%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (2.69%) Blackberry
9 5 (2.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (2.69%) iPad
9 5 (2.69%) iPhone
9 5 (2.69%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.08%) User Experience
12 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.54%) Cyberthreat
12 1 (0.54%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.54%) Statistics
12 1 (0.54%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 96 (51.61%) Linux
2 42 (22.58%) Windows
3 23 (12.37%) Unix
4 15 (8.06%) CentOS
5 13 (6.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (6.45%) Windows Server
7 11 (5.91%) Android
8 8 (4.30%) Mac OS
9 5 (2.69%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.61%) Solaris
10 3 (1.61%) SUSE
10 3 (1.61%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.08%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.54%) AIX
12 1 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.54%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (33.33%) Open Source
2 48 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (21.51%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (20.43%) DevOps
4 38 (20.43%) Software Engineering
5 33 (17.74%) ETL
6 25 (13.44%) Configuration Management
7 23 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (12.37%) Data Management
7 23 (12.37%) MapReduce
7 23 (12.37%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (8.60%) Analytics
8 16 (8.60%) OO
9 15 (8.06%) Test Automation
10 14 (7.53%) OOP
10 14 (7.53%) Release Management
10 14 (7.53%) TDD
11 13 (6.99%) MVC
11 13 (6.99%) Scrum
12 12 (6.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (56.45%) Java
2 62 (33.33%) C#
3 57 (30.65%) SQL
4 56 (30.11%) JavaScript
5 52 (27.96%) Ruby
6 48 (25.81%) PHP
7 32 (17.20%) C++
8 30 (16.13%) Perl
9 24 (12.90%) Shell Script
10 22 (11.83%) Bash Shell
11 17 (9.14%) PowerShell
12 12 (6.45%) Scala
13 8 (4.30%) VB.NET
14 7 (3.76%) C
14 7 (3.76%) VBScript
15 6 (3.23%) T-SQL
16 5 (2.69%) CoffeeScript
16 5 (2.69%) Groovy
17 4 (2.15%) Go
18 3 (1.61%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 62 (33.33%) Degree
2 10 (5.38%) PhD
3 7 (3.76%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (3.76%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.08%) HNC
5 1 (0.54%) CISSP
5 1 (0.54%) GCIA
5 1 (0.54%) GCIH
5 1 (0.54%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.61%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (12.90%) Apache Flume
2 23 (12.37%) HDFS
3 10 (5.38%) Docker
4 7 (3.76%) Xen
5 6 (3.23%) Firmware
6 5 (2.69%) Squid
7 3 (1.61%) Active Directory
8 2 (1.08%) LXC
9 1 (0.54%) Snort
9 1 (0.54%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (13.44%) Puppet
2 23 (12.37%) Hadoop YARN
2 23 (12.37%) Oozie
3 11 (5.91%) Ansible
3 11 (5.91%) Nagios
4 8 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (4.30%) ZABBIX
5 4 (2.15%) Cacti
6 3 (1.61%) Terraform
7 2 (1.08%) Cobbler
7 2 (1.08%) Control-M
7 2 (1.08%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.08%) Mesos
7 2 (1.08%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.54%) CA Service Virtualization
8 1 (0.54%) Nessus
8 1 (0.54%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.54%) Proventia
8 1 (0.54%) QRadar
Vendors
1 32 (17.20%) Cloudera
1 32 (17.20%) Hortonworks
2 26 (13.98%) Oracle
3 22 (11.83%) MapR
4 15 (8.06%) Microsoft
5 11 (5.91%) Cisco
6 10 (5.38%) Greenplum
6 10 (5.38%) MuleSoft
6 10 (5.38%) Talend
7 9 (4.84%) Google
8 8 (4.30%) Adobe
8 8 (4.30%) Red Hat
9 7 (3.76%) Qualys
10 6 (3.23%) Atlassian
10 6 (3.23%) Remedy
11 4 (2.15%) Citrix
12 3 (1.61%) Facebook
12 3 (1.61%) Twitter
13 2 (1.08%) Kony
13 2 (1.08%) New Relic
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Good Talent
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Bonus + MacBook Pro + Flexible working options
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
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Salary: 35000-45000 Per Annum + Benefits & Profit Sharing
Posted: 20 days ago
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Guru Careers
Salary: 35000-45000 Per Annum + Benefits & Profit Sharing
Posted: 20 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago