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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 89 131 132
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +1
Permanent jobs citing Python 165 89 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.90% 1.65% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.48% 3.49% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 150 83 82
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
2546 2547 2774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.81% 47.31% 49.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2137 2257 2362
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 24 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -19 59 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Warwickshire +48 58 £42,500 +82.79% 2
Coventry +8 33 £36,000 -4.00% 3
Shropshire - 9 £45,000 - 2
Staffordshire 0 5 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Wolverhampton -7 2 £24,000 -20.00%
Dudley - 1 £25,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £23,000 - 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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.

1 117 (42.55%) Linux
2 110 (40.00%) SQL
3 106 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (36.36%) Degree
5 99 (36.00%) Java
6 96 (34.91%) JavaScript
7 68 (24.73%) C++
8 67 (24.36%) Scrum
9 66 (24.00%) Software Engineering
9 66 (24.00%) HTML
9 66 (24.00%) Jenkins
10 60 (21.82%) PostgreSQL
11 56 (20.36%) Analytics
12 54 (19.64%) Big Data
12 54 (19.64%) MongoDB
13 53 (19.27%) Open Source
14 52 (18.91%) Apache Cassandra
15 51 (18.55%) Hadoop
16 48 (17.45%) Git (software)
16 48 (17.45%) MySQL
16 48 (17.45%) CSS
17 46 (16.73%) NoSQL
18 45 (16.36%) Unix
19 43 (15.64%) C#
20 42 (15.27%) PHP
20 42 (15.27%) Bash Shell
20 42 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
21 41 (14.91%) Hudson
21 41 (14.91%) Apache Spark
22 40 (14.55%) Scala

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 41 (14.91%) Apache Spark
2 38 (13.82%) Apache
3 28 (10.18%) JBoss
4 26 (9.45%) GlassFish
4 26 (9.45%) WildFly
5 23 (8.36%) Apache Pig
6 18 (6.55%) SAS
7 17 (6.18%) nginx
8 16 (5.82%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.82%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.82%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.82%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.45%) IIS
10 4 (1.45%) Tornado
11 3 (1.09%) Confluence
11 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.09%) MindAlign
11 3 (1.09%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.73%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.73%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.09%) MS Office
2 2 (0.73%) Blender
2 2 (0.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.73%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 34 (12.36%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (8.36%) SaaS
3 12 (4.36%) GitHub
4 5 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (10.55%) HTTP
2 19 (6.91%) TCP/IP
3 16 (5.82%) DNS
4 11 (4.00%) DHCP
5 10 (3.64%) Internet
6 6 (2.18%) SSL
7 4 (1.45%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.09%) IMAP
8 3 (1.09%) LDAP
8 3 (1.09%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (1.09%) S/MIME
8 3 (1.09%) SMTP
9 2 (0.73%) Firewall
9 2 (0.73%) Network Security
9 2 (0.73%) VPN
10 1 (0.36%) NAS
10 1 (0.36%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.36%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (21.82%) PostgreSQL
2 54 (19.64%) Big Data
2 54 (19.64%) MongoDB
3 52 (18.91%) Apache Cassandra
4 51 (18.55%) Hadoop
5 48 (17.45%) MySQL
6 46 (16.73%) NoSQL
7 32 (11.64%) SQL Server
8 25 (9.09%) Apache Hive
9 20 (7.27%) HBase
10 15 (5.45%) Impala
10 15 (5.45%) Sqoop
11 10 (3.64%) Data Mining
12 9 (3.27%) Relational Database
13 7 (2.55%) Couchbase
13 7 (2.55%) QlikView
14 6 (2.18%) Spotfire
15 5 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (1.09%) OrientDB
16 3 (1.09%) Redis
Development Applications
1 66 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 48 (17.45%) Git (software)
3 41 (14.91%) Hudson
4 28 (10.18%) JUnit
5 26 (9.45%) JBehave
6 25 (9.09%) JIRA
7 24 (8.73%) Mercurial
8 21 (7.64%) Subversion
9 12 (4.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (2.55%) Maven
10 7 (2.55%) Selenium
11 6 (2.18%) Jasmine
11 6 (2.18%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (2.18%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.45%) Ant
12 4 (1.45%) Grunt
12 4 (1.45%) JMeter
13 3 (1.09%) Gradle
13 3 (1.09%) TestNG
13 3 (1.09%) Vagrant
General
1 34 (12.36%) Retail
2 29 (10.55%) Finance
3 15 (5.45%) Banking
4 14 (5.09%) Electronics
5 12 (4.36%) Games
6 7 (2.55%) Publishing
7 5 (1.82%) Back Office
7 5 (1.82%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.45%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.09%) Arabic Language
9 3 (1.09%) French Language
9 3 (1.09%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.09%) Portuguese Language
9 3 (1.09%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.09%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.36%) Advertising
10 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.36%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 106 (38.55%) Developer
2 41 (14.91%) Senior Developer
3 32 (11.64%) Software Engineer
4 30 (10.91%) Java Developer
5 29 (10.55%) Python Developer
6 26 (9.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 20 (7.27%) Cloud Engineer
8 19 (6.91%) Linux Engineer
9 17 (6.18%) Junior
9 17 (6.18%) Tester
10 16 (5.82%) Administrator
10 16 (5.82%) Software Tester
11 15 (5.45%) Consultant
11 15 (5.45%) Data Scientist
11 15 (5.45%) Full Stack Developer
11 15 (5.45%) Hadoop Administrator
12 14 (5.09%) Analyst
12 14 (5.09%) AWS Engineer
12 14 (5.09%) DevOps Engineer
12 14 (5.09%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (24.00%) HTML
2 48 (17.45%) CSS
3 31 (11.27%) RESTful
4 30 (10.91%) Spring
5 28 (10.18%) Hibernate
6 27 (9.82%) Django
7 26 (9.45%) HornetQ
7 26 (9.45%) Java EE
7 26 (9.45%) JAX-RS
7 26 (9.45%) JMS
7 26 (9.45%) JPA
7 26 (9.45%) RESTEasy
8 25 (9.09%) AngularJS
8 25 (9.09%) Node.js
9 23 (8.36%) .NET
9 23 (8.36%) LAPP Stack
10 22 (8.00%) jQuery
11 20 (7.27%) Web Services
12 14 (5.09%) Ajax
12 14 (5.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.09%) Mathematics
2 34 (12.36%) Artificial Intelligence
3 32 (11.64%) Mobile App
4 28 (10.18%) Physics
5 25 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 18 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (4.73%) Statistics
8 8 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.55%) Algorithms
9 7 (2.55%) User Experience
9 7 (2.55%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.82%) Fintech
10 5 (1.82%) iPad
11 3 (1.09%) Device Driver
11 3 (1.09%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.09%) PKI
12 2 (0.73%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.73%) Oculus Rift
13 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.36%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 117 (42.55%) Linux
2 45 (16.36%) Unix
3 39 (14.18%) Windows
4 34 (12.36%) Android
5 32 (11.64%) Apple iOS
6 14 (5.09%) Embedded Linux
6 14 (5.09%) Mac OS X
7 10 (3.64%) CentOS
8 6 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.18%) Windows Server
9 4 (1.45%) Solaris
10 3 (1.09%) SUSE
11 2 (0.73%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (24.36%) Scrum
3 66 (24.00%) Software Engineering
4 56 (20.36%) Analytics
5 53 (19.27%) Open Source
6 42 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
8 34 (12.36%) TDD
8 34 (12.36%) Unit Testing
9 32 (11.64%) Kanban
10 31 (11.27%) SOA
11 26 (9.45%) Dependency Injection
11 26 (9.45%) DSDM
11 26 (9.45%) Functional Testing
11 26 (9.45%) Predictive Analytics
11 26 (9.45%) Software Delivery
12 24 (8.73%) DevOps
13 21 (7.64%) Web Development
14 18 (6.55%) Mentoring
14 18 (6.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 110 (40.00%) SQL
2 99 (36.00%) Java
3 96 (34.91%) JavaScript
4 68 (24.73%) C++
5 43 (15.64%) C#
6 42 (15.27%) Bash Shell
6 42 (15.27%) PHP
7 40 (14.55%) Scala
8 34 (12.36%) Perl
9 31 (11.27%) Ruby
10 29 (10.55%) C
11 27 (9.82%) R
12 26 (9.45%) Clojure
13 22 (8.00%) Shell Script
14 18 (6.55%) MATLAB
15 11 (4.00%) Go
15 11 (4.00%) Groovy
16 6 (2.18%) Fortran
17 3 (1.09%) PHP 5
17 3 (1.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 100 (36.36%) Degree
2 14 (5.09%) AWS Certification
3 11 (4.00%) PhD
4 8 (2.91%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.55%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.09%) CCNA
6 3 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.09%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.36%) ACCA
7 1 (0.36%) CIMA
7 1 (0.36%) CSQA
7 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.36%) MCSA
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.36%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.27%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) JTAG
System Software
1 25 (9.09%) Docker
2 20 (7.27%) Apache Flume
3 15 (5.45%) HDFS
4 12 (4.36%) Firmware
5 10 (3.64%) Squid
6 6 (2.18%) Samba
7 3 (1.09%) Sendmail
7 3 (1.09%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.73%) zsh
9 1 (0.36%) Postfix
9 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (10.18%) Puppet
2 25 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (5.45%) Hadoop YARN
3 15 (5.45%) Oozie
3 15 (5.45%) Terraform
4 8 (2.91%) Ansible
5 7 (2.55%) rkt
6 5 (1.82%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 28 (10.18%) Oracle
2 26 (9.45%) Facebook
2 26 (9.45%) Twitter
3 20 (7.27%) Cloudera
3 20 (7.27%) Hortonworks
3 20 (7.27%) MapR
4 9 (3.27%) Tableau
5 8 (2.91%) ServiceNow
6 7 (2.55%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.18%) Google
7 6 (2.18%) Microsoft
8 5 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.45%) Cisco
9 4 (1.45%) NetApp
10 3 (1.09%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.09%) Proofpoint
10 3 (1.09%) VMware
11 2 (0.73%) Percona
11 2 (0.73%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.73%) TIBCO
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Relocation
Posted: 18 hours ago
Coventry
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Generous benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £20000 - £26000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28892.00 - £37768.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28892.00 - £37768.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago