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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 130 119 137
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Permanent jobs citing Python 82 80 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.52% 1.60% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.04% 3.28% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 61 74 60
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +34.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
2697 2437 2428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.13% 48.88% 48.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2425 2102 2118
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +6 33 £45,000 +63.63% 9
Warwickshire -27 23 £45,000 +5.88%
Coventry -11 19 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Worcestershire - 3 £80,000 - 1
Wolverhampton +14 1 £35,000 +16.66%
Staffordshire +1 1 £19,000 -
Shropshire -10 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £52,500 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 75 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (51.77%) Linux
3 67 (47.52%) SQL
4 61 (43.26%) Java
5 56 (39.72%) Perl
6 49 (34.75%) PHP
7 48 (34.04%) Ruby
8 46 (32.62%) Software Engineering
9 45 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
9 45 (31.91%) JavaScript
9 45 (31.91%) .NET
10 42 (29.79%) Scrum
11 39 (27.66%) C#
12 38 (26.95%) Oracle
12 38 (26.95%) Tomcat
13 35 (24.82%) HTML
13 35 (24.82%) Windows
14 34 (24.11%) CSS
14 34 (24.11%) UNIX
15 33 (23.40%) J2EE
15 33 (23.40%) Git (software)
16 31 (21.99%) Kanban
16 31 (21.99%) Degree
16 31 (21.99%) JUnit
17 29 (20.57%) Nagios
17 29 (20.57%) Puppet
18 28 (19.86%) SQL Server
19 27 (19.15%) C++
19 27 (19.15%) Open Source
19 27 (19.15%) DevOps

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 38 (26.95%) Tomcat
2 19 (13.48%) JBoss
3 16 (11.35%) WebLogic
3 16 (11.35%) IIS
3 16 (11.35%) GlassFish
4 13 (9.22%) WebSphere
5 11 (7.80%) Apache
5 11 (7.80%) SAS
6 9 (6.38%) Node.js
7 7 (4.96%) Drupal
8 5 (3.55%) Apache Solr
9 4 (2.84%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (2.84%) WordPress
9 4 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.42%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (7.80%) SPSS
2 9 (6.38%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.55%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Magento
2 3 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.71%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.48%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (13.48%) SaaS
2 2 (1.42%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.71%) PaaS
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.71%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.26%) BIG-IP
2 3 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.42%) DNS
3 2 (1.42%) Wireless
3 2 (1.42%) Internet
3 2 (1.42%) Network Security
4 1 (0.71%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.71%) NAS
4 1 (0.71%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.71%) OSPF
4 1 (0.71%) BGP
4 1 (0.71%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.71%) LDAP
4 1 (0.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.86%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.48%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (12.06%) MySQL
4 15 (10.64%) Data Mining
5 11 (7.80%) QlikView
6 10 (7.09%) MongoDB
6 10 (7.09%) Big Data
7 9 (6.38%) Pentaho
8 7 (4.96%) NoSQL
9 6 (4.26%) Hadoop
9 6 (4.26%) Apache Hive
9 6 (4.26%) SQLite
10 5 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (3.55%) Redis
11 4 (2.84%) Couchbase
11 4 (2.84%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.84%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.84%) Impala
11 4 (2.84%) HBase
12 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 33 (23.40%) Git (software)
2 31 (21.99%) JUnit
3 22 (15.60%) Maven
4 19 (13.48%) Ant
5 13 (9.22%) JIRA
5 13 (9.22%) Selenium
6 12 (8.51%) Jenkins
7 8 (5.67%) Mercurial
8 7 (4.96%) Hudson
9 6 (4.26%) Artifactory
9 6 (4.26%) Visual Studio
9 6 (4.26%) Xcode
9 6 (4.26%) CruiseControl
9 6 (4.26%) Subversion
9 6 (4.26%) CocoaPods
10 2 (1.42%) Metasploit
10 2 (1.42%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.71%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (0.71%) Bitbucket
General
1 6 (4.26%) Marketing
2 5 (3.55%) Electronics
3 4 (2.84%) Games
4 2 (1.42%) Advertising
5 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.71%) Finance
5 1 (0.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 67 (47.52%) Developer
2 34 (24.11%) Software Engineer
3 22 (15.60%) Java Developer
4 17 (12.06%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (11.35%) Junior
6 14 (9.93%) Senior Software Engineer
6 14 (9.93%) Java Software Engineer
7 12 (8.51%) Graduate
8 10 (7.09%) Applications Support
8 10 (7.09%) PHP Developer
8 10 (7.09%) Python Developer
9 9 (6.38%) Consultant
10 8 (5.67%) Administrator
10 8 (5.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 8 (5.67%) SAS BI Consultant
10 8 (5.67%) DevOps Administrator
11 6 (4.26%) iOS Developer
11 6 (4.26%) Senior Python Developer
11 6 (4.26%) DBA
11 6 (4.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (31.91%) .NET
2 35 (24.82%) HTML
3 34 (24.11%) CSS
4 33 (23.40%) J2EE
5 25 (17.73%) AngularJS
6 21 (14.89%) REST
6 21 (14.89%) jQuery
6 21 (14.89%) XML
7 20 (14.18%) HTML5
8 19 (13.48%) JSON
9 17 (12.06%) CSS3
10 16 (11.35%) EJB
11 14 (9.93%) JMS
11 14 (9.93%) Java EE
12 13 (9.22%) Django
12 13 (9.22%) PhoneGap
13 11 (7.80%) Natural Language Processing
14 9 (6.38%) RabbitMQ
14 9 (6.38%) Flask
15 7 (4.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.15%) Open Source
2 26 (18.44%) Computer Science
3 22 (15.60%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (14.89%) Mathematics
5 19 (13.48%) Artificial Intelligence
6 16 (11.35%) Visualisation
7 12 (8.51%) Physics
8 7 (4.96%) Mobile App
9 5 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (3.55%) Algorithms
9 5 (3.55%) iPad
9 5 (3.55%) iPhone
10 4 (2.84%) Digital Media
10 4 (2.84%) Management Information System
11 3 (2.13%) Blackberry
12 2 (1.42%) Derivative
12 2 (1.42%) Informatics
12 2 (1.42%) Life Science
12 2 (1.42%) Credit Risk
13 1 (0.71%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 73 (51.77%) Linux
2 35 (24.82%) Windows
3 34 (24.11%) UNIX
4 17 (12.06%) Solaris
5 8 (5.67%) Android
6 6 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.26%) Apple iOS
7 5 (3.55%) CentOS
8 4 (2.84%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.42%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (32.62%) Software Engineering
3 45 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (29.79%) Scrum
5 31 (21.99%) Kanban
6 27 (19.15%) DevOps
7 22 (15.60%) Mobile Development
8 21 (14.89%) TDD
8 21 (14.89%) SOA
9 18 (12.77%) Analytics
10 17 (12.06%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (11.35%) OOP
12 15 (10.64%) ITIL
12 15 (10.64%) MVC
12 15 (10.64%) Web Development
13 14 (9.93%) Refactoring
13 14 (9.93%) Unit Testing
13 14 (9.93%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (9.93%) Mentoring
14 13 (9.22%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 67 (47.52%) SQL
2 61 (43.26%) Java
3 56 (39.72%) Perl
4 49 (34.75%) PHP
5 48 (34.04%) Ruby
6 45 (31.91%) JavaScript
7 39 (27.66%) C#
8 27 (19.15%) C++
9 22 (15.60%) PowerShell
10 21 (14.89%) Shell Script
11 13 (9.22%) R
12 12 (8.51%) C
13 11 (7.80%) VBScript
14 8 (5.67%) Objective-C
15 7 (4.96%) VB.NET
16 5 (3.55%) Fortran
17 4 (2.84%) Bash Shell
17 4 (2.84%) VB
17 4 (2.84%) PL/SQL
18 3 (2.13%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (21.99%) Degree
2 10 (7.09%) PhD
3 4 (2.84%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) EnCE
5 1 (0.71%) CCNA
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.71%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.42%) SLA
1 2 (1.42%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.26%) vSphere
1 6 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (3.55%) Docker
3 4 (2.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.71%) Varnish
4 1 (0.71%) NFS
4 1 (0.71%) Xen
4 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (20.57%) Nagios
1 29 (20.57%) Puppet
2 18 (12.77%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (10.64%) Ansible
3 15 (10.64%) Unicenter
3 15 (10.64%) Tivoli
3 15 (10.64%) BladeLogic
4 14 (9.93%) OpenNMS
5 12 (8.51%) Control-M
6 4 (2.84%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (2.84%) Vagrant
7 3 (2.13%) Nessus
7 3 (2.13%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.42%) Nmap
9 1 (0.71%) Ionix
9 1 (0.71%) SELinux
Vendors
1 38 (26.95%) Oracle
2 17 (12.06%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.51%) Cloudera
4 10 (7.09%) Red Hat
5 9 (6.38%) Business Objects
5 9 (6.38%) Cognos
5 9 (6.38%) IBM
5 9 (6.38%) Tableau
6 8 (5.67%) Teradata
7 7 (4.96%) VMware
8 5 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (3.55%) Google
9 4 (2.84%) Eloqua
9 4 (2.84%) Marketo
9 4 (2.84%) HubSpot
10 3 (2.13%) SAP
11 2 (1.42%) Sun
11 2 (1.42%) EMC
12 1 (0.71%) NetApp
12 1 (0.71%) Adobe
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