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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
England / West Midlands
Rank 66 131 176
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +45
Permanent jobs citing Python 180 91 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.69% 1.74% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.03% 3.91% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 165 55 37
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
2241 2326 2411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.90% 44.57% 48.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1906 1990 2178
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +18 59 £45,000 +24.13% 6
Warwickshire +44 48 £40,000 -30.43% 4
Coventry +22 32 £48,750 +45.52% 4
Staffordshire +19 18 £45,000 +95.65%
Shropshire +3 15 £43,597 -20.73%
Solihull - 1 - - 2
Herefordshire - 1 £23,000 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 197 (55.34%) Linux
2 169 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (36.80%) JavaScript
4 120 (33.71%) Java
5 81 (22.75%) C++
5 81 (22.75%) Git (software)
6 79 (22.19%) Bash Shell
7 75 (21.07%) Amazon AWS
8 74 (20.79%) DevOps
9 73 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
9 73 (20.51%) SQL
10 68 (19.10%) Degree
11 67 (18.82%) HTML
12 65 (18.26%) Jenkins
13 64 (17.98%) Puppet
14 61 (17.13%) Unix
14 61 (17.13%) Software Engineering
14 61 (17.13%) Ruby
15 60 (16.85%) Docker
16 59 (16.57%) PHP
17 56 (15.73%) Web Services
17 56 (15.73%) Scrum
17 56 (15.73%) JIRA
18 54 (15.17%) Perl
19 49 (13.76%) Finance
20 48 (13.48%) C
20 48 (13.48%) C#
20 48 (13.48%) Windows
21 47 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
21 47 (13.20%) Microservices

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 23 (6.46%) Apache
1 23 (6.46%) nginx
2 20 (5.62%) SAS
3 15 (4.21%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.37%) JBoss
5 9 (2.53%) Confluence
6 7 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.97%) GlassFish
7 5 (1.40%) Apache Pig
7 5 (1.40%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.12%) ArcGIS
8 4 (1.12%) CMS
8 4 (1.12%) WordPress
9 3 (0.84%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.84%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.84%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.56%) Documentum
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.56%) Tornado
10 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (2.53%) Simulink
1 9 (2.53%) SPSS
2 1 (0.28%) Blender
2 1 (0.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.69%) Magento
2 1 (0.28%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 75 (21.07%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (8.71%) SaaS
3 16 (4.49%) GitHub
4 14 (3.93%) Google Analytics
5 11 (3.09%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (1.40%) AdWords
8 3 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.28%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.28%) IaaS
9 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.83%) HTTP
2 19 (5.34%) DNS
3 17 (4.78%) DHCP
4 12 (3.37%) SSL
4 12 (3.37%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.53%) Profibus
6 6 (1.69%) Internet
7 4 (1.12%) Firewall
8 3 (0.84%) Bluetooth
8 3 (0.84%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.56%) Skype
9 2 (0.56%) VPN
9 2 (0.56%) Wireless
9 2 (0.56%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.28%) DMZ
10 1 (0.28%) Intranet
10 1 (0.28%) NAS
10 1 (0.28%) Network Security
10 1 (0.28%) SAN
10 1 (0.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (12.08%) Apache Cassandra
2 35 (9.83%) MongoDB
3 32 (8.99%) MySQL
4 31 (8.71%) NoSQL
5 23 (6.46%) SQL Server
6 20 (5.62%) Big Data
6 20 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (4.21%) Relational Database
8 12 (3.37%) Data Mining
8 12 (3.37%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 8 (2.25%) Apache Hive
11 7 (1.97%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.69%) Couchbase
12 6 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.40%) MS Access
14 4 (1.12%) Spatial Data
15 3 (0.84%) GIS
15 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 81 (22.75%) Git (software)
2 65 (18.26%) Jenkins
3 56 (15.73%) JIRA
4 37 (10.39%) Selenium
5 31 (8.71%) Subversion
6 23 (6.46%) Mercurial
7 20 (5.62%) Hudson
8 18 (5.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 17 (4.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (3.65%) Robot Framework
11 12 (3.37%) Maven
11 12 (3.37%) Vagrant
12 9 (2.53%) SonarQube
13 7 (1.97%) GoCD
13 7 (1.97%) Jasmine
13 7 (1.97%) Karma Test Runner
14 6 (1.69%) Cucumber
15 5 (1.40%) Ant
15 5 (1.40%) TeamCity
16 4 (1.12%) JUnit
General
1 49 (13.76%) Finance
2 28 (7.87%) Banking
3 26 (7.30%) Electronics
4 25 (7.02%) Marketing
5 22 (6.18%) Retail
6 12 (3.37%) Billing
7 11 (3.09%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.53%) Back Office
8 9 (2.53%) Games
9 6 (1.69%) Publishing
10 4 (1.12%) Advertising
11 3 (0.84%) Arabic Language
11 3 (0.84%) French Language
11 3 (0.84%) Portuguese Language
11 3 (0.84%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (30.62%) Developer
2 53 (14.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 44 (12.36%) Software Engineer
4 39 (10.96%) Python Developer
5 29 (8.15%) AWS Engineer
6 28 (7.87%) Junior
7 27 (7.58%) Analyst
7 27 (7.58%) Linux Engineer
8 24 (6.74%) Cloud Engineer
9 23 (6.46%) Test Leader
10 22 (6.18%) Junior Developer
11 21 (5.90%) Support Engineer
12 19 (5.34%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 19 (5.34%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 19 (5.34%) Senior DevOps
12 19 (5.34%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 19 (5.34%) Tester
13 18 (5.06%) Java Developer
14 17 (4.78%) Graduate
14 17 (4.78%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (18.82%) HTML
2 56 (15.73%) Web Services
3 41 (11.52%) .NET
4 40 (11.24%) CSS
5 36 (10.11%) RESTful
6 30 (8.43%) Node.js
7 29 (8.15%) Django
8 25 (7.02%) REST
9 19 (5.34%) J2EE
10 18 (5.06%) HornetQ
11 16 (4.49%) ASP.NET
11 16 (4.49%) HTML5
12 15 (4.21%) AngularJS
12 15 (4.21%) LAMP
13 14 (3.93%) JMS
13 14 (3.93%) jQuery
14 13 (3.65%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (3.09%) ActiveMQ
15 11 (3.09%) CSS3
15 11 (3.09%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 47 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.18%) Physics
3 21 (5.90%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (3.93%) Artificial Intelligence
5 14 (3.93%) Fintech
5 14 (3.93%) Mathematics
5 14 (3.93%) User Experience
6 12 (3.37%) Device Driver
6 12 (3.37%) Smart Meter
7 10 (2.81%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 6 (1.69%) Statistics
10 4 (1.12%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.84%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.84%) iPad
11 3 (0.84%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.56%) Blog
12 2 (0.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 197 (55.34%) Linux
2 61 (17.13%) Unix
3 48 (13.48%) Windows
4 36 (10.11%) CentOS
5 22 (6.18%) Ubuntu
6 19 (5.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (4.49%) Windows Server
8 11 (3.09%) Embedded Linux
8 11 (3.09%) Mac OS X
9 10 (2.81%) VxWorks
10 5 (1.40%) Android
11 4 (1.12%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.28%) Fedora
12 1 (0.28%) Solaris
12 1 (0.28%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (20.79%) DevOps
3 73 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
4 61 (17.13%) Software Engineering
5 56 (15.73%) Scrum
6 47 (13.20%) Microservices
7 45 (12.64%) Open Source
8 42 (11.80%) Automated Testing
9 38 (10.67%) TDD
10 37 (10.39%) Automation Testing
11 34 (9.55%) Analytics
11 34 (9.55%) Test Scripting
12 31 (8.71%) Configuration Management
13 26 (7.30%) Continuous Delivery
13 26 (7.30%) Mentoring
13 26 (7.30%) Migration
13 26 (7.30%) Unit Testing
14 25 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (6.46%) SDLC
16 21 (5.90%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 131 (36.80%) JavaScript
2 120 (33.71%) Java
3 81 (22.75%) C++
4 79 (22.19%) Bash Shell
5 73 (20.51%) SQL
6 61 (17.13%) Ruby
7 59 (16.57%) PHP
8 54 (15.17%) Perl
9 48 (13.48%) C
9 48 (13.48%) C#
10 31 (8.71%) R
11 28 (7.87%) Scala
12 20 (5.62%) Groovy
12 20 (5.62%) Shell Script
13 18 (5.06%) MATLAB
14 15 (4.21%) Go
15 8 (2.25%) PowerShell
16 5 (1.40%) Korn
17 4 (1.12%) Fortran
18 3 (0.84%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 68 (19.10%) Degree
2 25 (7.02%) AWS Certification
3 13 (3.65%) PhD
4 11 (3.09%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.84%) CSQA
5 3 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.84%) Postgraduate
5 3 (0.84%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.84%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.56%) CCNA
7 1 (0.28%) ACCA
7 1 (0.28%) CCSA
7 1 (0.28%) CCSE
7 1 (0.28%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (0.28%) CIMA
7 1 (0.28%) MCSA
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.28%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.09%) IEC 61508
2 4 (1.12%) QA
3 3 (0.84%) MISRA
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) ISO13485
4 1 (0.28%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (16.85%) Docker
2 22 (6.18%) Firmware
3 16 (4.49%) Squid
4 13 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (3.37%) Samba
6 11 (3.09%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.56%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.56%) HDFS
8 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.28%) etcd
8 1 (0.28%) flannel
8 1 (0.28%) Postfix
8 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 64 (17.98%) Puppet
2 45 (12.64%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (10.96%) Terraform
4 26 (7.30%) Ansible
5 14 (3.93%) Kubernetes
6 11 (3.09%) Consul
6 11 (3.09%) Mesos
6 11 (3.09%) Nagios
6 11 (3.09%) StatsD
7 7 (1.97%) rkt
8 2 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.56%) Nessus
8 2 (0.56%) Nexpose
8 2 (0.56%) Oozie
9 1 (0.28%) Salt
9 1 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (8.43%) Google
2 21 (5.90%) Red Hat
3 15 (4.21%) VMware
4 11 (3.09%) New Relic
5 10 (2.81%) ServiceNow
6 9 (2.53%) Atlassian
6 9 (2.53%) Coverity
6 9 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.97%) Oracle
7 7 (1.97%) Zend
8 6 (1.69%) Microsoft
9 5 (1.40%) Tableau
10 3 (0.84%) Cisco
10 3 (0.84%) Cloudera
10 3 (0.84%) SaltStack
11 2 (0.56%) IBM
11 2 (0.56%) MapR
11 2 (0.56%) Percona
11 2 (0.56%) Rapid7
11 2 (0.56%) SolarWinds
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