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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 126 145 142
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Permanent jobs citing Python 94 67 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.70% 1.21% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.44% 2.56% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 75 58 46
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,100 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
2731 2616 2509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.33% 47.05% 52.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2313 2340 2216
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +12 35 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Birmingham +10 24 £40,000 +23.07%
Warwickshire +19 11 £36,250 +64.77% 1
Wolverhampton +8 8 £29,000 +26.08% 1
Worcestershire +2 7 £40,000 +23.07%
Staffordshire -13 6 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 102 (54.84%) Linux
2 64 (34.41%) Perl
3 62 (33.33%) SQL
4 59 (31.72%) Java
5 57 (30.65%) PHP
6 53 (28.49%) UNIX
7 50 (26.88%) Degree
8 47 (25.27%) JavaScript
8 47 (25.27%) MySQL
9 46 (24.73%) HTML
10 43 (23.12%) Windows
11 38 (20.43%) Git (software)
12 37 (19.89%) Software Engineering
12 37 (19.89%) C#
13 35 (18.82%) Apache
14 34 (18.28%) CSS
15 32 (17.20%) PostgreSQL
16 30 (16.13%) Web Services
16 30 (16.13%) Ruby
17 29 (15.59%) DNS
17 29 (15.59%) Bash Shell
18 27 (14.52%) Finance
18 27 (14.52%) Django
19 26 (13.98%) NoSQL
20 24 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
21 23 (12.37%) jQuery
21 23 (12.37%) Oracle
21 23 (12.37%) .NET
21 23 (12.37%) C++
21 23 (12.37%) Big Data

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 35 (18.82%) Apache
2 19 (10.22%) Tomcat
3 13 (6.99%) Node.js
4 8 (4.30%) nginx
5 5 (2.69%) Apache Solr
5 5 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.69%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.61%) IIS
7 1 (0.54%) CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.38%) SaaS
2 4 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (15.59%) DNS
2 20 (10.75%) DHCP
3 10 (5.38%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.76%) Internet
5 6 (3.23%) VoIP
6 5 (2.69%) Network Security
6 5 (2.69%) BIG-IP
6 5 (2.69%) SAN
6 5 (2.69%) HTTP
7 2 (1.08%) LDAP
7 2 (1.08%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.27%) MySQL
2 32 (17.20%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (13.98%) NoSQL
4 23 (12.37%) Big Data
5 22 (11.83%) SQL Server
6 17 (9.14%) DB2
7 15 (8.06%) Data Mining
8 12 (6.45%) Hadoop
9 9 (4.84%) MongoDB
9 9 (4.84%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (4.84%) Relational Database
10 6 (3.23%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.69%) Couchbase
12 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.61%) Data Mart
12 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.61%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 38 (20.43%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.60%) Jenkins
3 14 (7.53%) Hudson
4 12 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (6.45%) Maven
5 10 (5.38%) Mercurial
6 9 (4.84%) Cucumber
6 9 (4.84%) Selenium
7 7 (3.76%) JBehave
7 7 (3.76%) CruiseControl
8 6 (3.23%) Ant
8 6 (3.23%) Subversion
9 4 (2.15%) Artifactory
10 3 (1.61%) Grunt
11 2 (1.08%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 27 (14.52%) Finance
2 17 (9.14%) Games
3 14 (7.53%) Financial Institution
4 11 (5.91%) Electronics
5 6 (3.23%) Retail
6 3 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.08%) Back Office
8 1 (0.54%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 65 (34.95%) Developer
2 30 (16.13%) Analyst
3 24 (12.90%) Python Developer
4 21 (11.29%) Applications Support
5 20 (10.75%) Web Developer
6 16 (8.60%) Software Engineer
6 16 (8.60%) Support Engineer
7 15 (8.06%) Applications Support Analyst
7 15 (8.06%) Support Analyst
8 12 (6.45%) Release Engineer
9 11 (5.91%) Java Software Engineer
10 10 (5.38%) Graduate
11 9 (4.84%) Linux Engineer
12 8 (4.30%) Administrator
12 8 (4.30%) Test Engineer
12 8 (4.30%) Technical Engineer
12 8 (4.30%) Firmware Engineer
12 8 (4.30%) Senior Firmware Engineer
13 7 (3.76%) Python/Django Developer
13 7 (3.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (24.73%) HTML
2 34 (18.28%) CSS
3 30 (16.13%) Web Services
4 27 (14.52%) Django
5 23 (12.37%) jQuery
5 23 (12.37%) .NET
6 19 (10.22%) REST
7 18 (9.68%) Flask
8 15 (8.06%) Natural Language Processing
9 13 (6.99%) RESTful
10 12 (6.45%) J2EE
11 11 (5.91%) XHTML
12 10 (5.38%) LESS
12 10 (5.38%) Backbone.js
13 9 (4.84%) Ajax
13 9 (4.84%) XML
14 8 (4.30%) SOAP
15 7 (3.76%) ASP.NET
16 6 (3.23%) LAMP
16 6 (3.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.14%) Artificial Intelligence
1 17 (9.14%) Mathematics
1 17 (9.14%) Computer Science
2 14 (7.53%) Equities
3 13 (6.99%) Wiki
4 12 (6.45%) Statistics
5 8 (4.30%) Firmware
6 6 (3.23%) Open Source
7 5 (2.69%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.69%) Mobile Games
7 5 (2.69%) Replication
8 2 (1.08%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.08%) Clustering
8 2 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.54%) CMDB
9 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 102 (54.84%) Linux
2 53 (28.49%) UNIX
3 43 (23.12%) Windows
4 11 (5.91%) Debian
5 8 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.23%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.69%) SELinux
7 5 (2.69%) CentOS
8 3 (1.61%) SUSE
8 3 (1.61%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.61%) AIX
8 3 (1.61%) FreeBSD
9 2 (1.08%) Solaris
9 2 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.54%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.89%) Software Engineering
2 24 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (11.83%) Unit Testing
4 21 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (6.99%) TDD
6 12 (6.45%) Data Analysis
6 12 (6.45%) Bayesian Methods
6 12 (6.45%) Machine Learning
6 12 (6.45%) Data Analytics
6 12 (6.45%) Analytics
7 11 (5.91%) Customer Engagement
8 10 (5.38%) Validation
8 10 (5.38%) System Testing
9 9 (4.84%) Software Deployment
9 9 (4.84%) SOA
9 9 (4.84%) OO
10 8 (4.30%) Change Control
11 7 (3.76%) DevOps
12 5 (2.69%) Web Development
12 5 (2.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 64 (34.41%) Perl
2 62 (33.33%) SQL
3 59 (31.72%) Java
4 57 (30.65%) PHP
5 47 (25.27%) JavaScript
6 37 (19.89%) C#
7 30 (16.13%) Ruby
8 29 (15.59%) Bash Shell
9 23 (12.37%) C++
10 15 (8.06%) T-SQL
11 13 (6.99%) MATLAB
12 12 (6.45%) C
12 12 (6.45%) R
13 11 (5.91%) PowerShell
14 10 (5.38%) VB.NET
14 10 (5.38%) CoffeeScript
15 9 (4.84%) Delphi
16 5 (2.69%) Scala
16 5 (2.69%) XAML
16 5 (2.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (26.88%) Degree
2 3 (1.61%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.61%) RHCE
2 3 (1.61%) HNC
2 3 (1.61%) HND
3 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 18 (9.68%) Squid
2 10 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.69%) vSphere
3 5 (2.69%) Varnish
3 5 (2.69%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (2.69%) Postfix
3 5 (2.69%) Sendmail
4 4 (2.15%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.61%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.61%) Samba
6 1 (0.54%) Nmap
6 1 (0.54%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.69%) Puppet
1 5 (2.69%) Nagios
2 2 (1.08%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (1.08%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.54%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.54%) Nessus
Vendors
1 23 (12.37%) Oracle
2 19 (10.22%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.60%) VMware
4 8 (4.30%) Remedy
4 8 (4.30%) Red Hat
5 7 (3.76%) JBoss
6 6 (3.23%) Cisco
7 5 (2.69%) Zend
7 5 (2.69%) Sun
8 4 (2.15%) Twitter
9 2 (1.08%) EMC
9 2 (1.08%) AccuRev
10 1 (0.54%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.54%) HP
10 1 (0.54%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.54%) SAP
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warwickshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Lichfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago