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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 115 142 132
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -10
Permanent jobs citing Python 128 95 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.09% 1.61% 1.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.79% 3.37% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 100 86 72
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £65,000 £52,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
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
2675 2821 2579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 43.67% 47.68% 48.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2217 2500 2221
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 July 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 July 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
Warwickshire +62 62 £45,000 +80.00% 5
Birmingham -27 31 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Coventry +1 20 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Shropshire - 4 £65,000 -
Staffordshire -3 1 £37,000 +23.33% 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 127 (50.00%) Java
2 118 (46.46%) SQL
3 106 (41.73%) Degree
4 101 (39.76%) Linux
5 100 (39.37%) Agile Software Development
6 82 (32.28%) PostgreSQL
7 75 (29.53%) Big Data
8 74 (29.13%) Hadoop
9 73 (28.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 73 (28.74%) Software Engineering
10 69 (27.17%) Jenkins
10 69 (27.17%) Apache Spark
11 68 (26.77%) Scrum
12 67 (26.38%) JavaScript
13 63 (24.80%) Apache
14 61 (24.02%) Analytics
15 60 (23.62%) MongoDB
15 60 (23.62%) Continuous Integration
16 59 (23.23%) MySQL
17 58 (22.83%) C++
18 57 (22.44%) HTML
19 56 (22.05%) Scala
20 54 (21.26%) Open Source
21 52 (20.47%) JBoss
22 51 (20.08%) Oracle
22 51 (20.08%) NoSQL
23 49 (19.29%) Hudson
23 49 (19.29%) JUnit
23 49 (19.29%) CSS
23 49 (19.29%) Artificial Intelligence

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 69 (27.17%) Apache Spark
2 63 (24.80%) Apache
3 52 (20.47%) JBoss
4 41 (16.14%) GlassFish
4 41 (16.14%) WildFly
5 33 (12.99%) Apache Pig
6 25 (9.84%) Tomcat
7 12 (4.72%) SAS
8 10 (3.94%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (3.15%) nginx
10 3 (1.18%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.18%) Confluence
10 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.18%) IIS
10 3 (1.18%) MindAlign
10 3 (1.18%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.18%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.79%) Tornado
12 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (1.18%) MS Office
2 2 (0.79%) Blender
2 2 (0.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.79%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (3.94%) SaaS
2 6 (2.36%) GitHub
3 4 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.69%) Firewall
2 12 (4.72%) DNS
2 12 (4.72%) LAN
2 12 (4.72%) WAN
3 11 (4.33%) HTTP
3 11 (4.33%) TCP/IP
4 10 (3.94%) Internet
5 9 (3.54%) DHCP
6 7 (2.76%) OpenLDAP
7 5 (1.97%) LDAP
8 3 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.18%) IMAP
8 3 (1.18%) PBX
8 3 (1.18%) S/MIME
8 3 (1.18%) SMTP
8 3 (1.18%) SSL
8 3 (1.18%) VoIP
9 2 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (32.28%) PostgreSQL
2 75 (29.53%) Big Data
3 74 (29.13%) Hadoop
4 73 (28.74%) Apache Cassandra
5 60 (23.62%) MongoDB
6 59 (23.23%) MySQL
7 51 (20.08%) NoSQL
8 39 (15.35%) SQL Server
9 33 (12.99%) Apache Hive
9 33 (12.99%) HBase
10 28 (11.02%) Impala
10 28 (11.02%) Sqoop
11 8 (3.15%) Oracle Database
12 7 (2.76%) QlikView
13 6 (2.36%) Data Mining
13 6 (2.36%) Spotfire
14 3 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.18%) OrientDB
15 2 (0.79%) Neo4j
15 2 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 69 (27.17%) Jenkins
2 49 (19.29%) Hudson
2 49 (19.29%) JUnit
3 41 (16.14%) JBehave
4 27 (10.63%) Git (software)
5 14 (5.51%) Subversion
6 13 (5.12%) JIRA
6 13 (5.12%) Selenium
7 10 (3.94%) Mercurial
8 8 (3.15%) Travis CI
8 8 (3.15%) WebDriver
9 7 (2.76%) Ranorex
9 7 (2.76%) SoapUI
10 6 (2.36%) Grunt
10 6 (2.36%) JMeter
10 6 (2.36%) Maven
10 6 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.97%) TestNG
12 3 (1.18%) Gradle
12 3 (1.18%) Vagrant
General
1 45 (17.72%) Retail
2 20 (7.87%) Finance
3 10 (3.94%) Games
4 7 (2.76%) Electronics
5 5 (1.97%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.57%) Back Office
6 4 (1.57%) Marketing
7 3 (1.18%) Banking
7 3 (1.18%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.18%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.79%) Advertising
8 2 (0.79%) Publishing
9 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.39%) Automotive
9 1 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 103 (40.55%) Developer
2 58 (22.83%) Senior Developer
3 46 (18.11%) Administrator
3 46 (18.11%) Java Developer
4 42 (16.54%) Senior Java Developer
5 28 (11.02%) Hadoop Administrator
6 23 (9.06%) Python Developer
7 22 (8.66%) Software Developer
8 21 (8.27%) Software Engineer
9 17 (6.69%) Linux Administrator
10 16 (6.30%) Consultant
11 14 (5.51%) Analyst
12 12 (4.72%) Junior
12 12 (4.72%) Junior Developer
13 10 (3.94%) Embedded Engineer
13 10 (3.94%) PHP Developer
13 10 (3.94%) Senior Python Developer
14 9 (3.54%) C++ Software Engineer
14 9 (3.54%) Cloud Engineer
14 9 (3.54%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (22.44%) HTML
2 49 (19.29%) CSS
3 48 (18.90%) Spring
4 47 (18.50%) RESTful
5 45 (17.72%) Hibernate
6 41 (16.14%) HornetQ
6 41 (16.14%) Java EE
6 41 (16.14%) JAX-RS
6 41 (16.14%) JMS
6 41 (16.14%) JPA
6 41 (16.14%) RESTEasy
7 35 (13.78%) LAPP Stack
8 24 (9.45%) .NET
9 22 (8.66%) jQuery
9 22 (8.66%) Node.js
10 16 (6.30%) AngularJS
10 16 (6.30%) Django
11 15 (5.91%) .NET Framework
12 13 (5.12%) HTML5
13 12 (4.72%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 49 (19.29%) Artificial Intelligence
2 48 (18.90%) Mathematics
3 45 (17.72%) Mobile App
4 22 (8.66%) Computer Science
5 21 (8.27%) Physics
6 13 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (4.33%) Algorithms
8 10 (3.94%) Statistics
8 10 (3.94%) Visualisation
9 6 (2.36%) User Experience
10 5 (1.97%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.57%) Biometrics
11 4 (1.57%) iPad
12 3 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.18%) PKI
13 2 (0.79%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.79%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.79%) Oculus Rift
14 1 (0.39%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 101 (39.76%) Linux
2 47 (18.50%) Android
3 45 (17.72%) Apple iOS
4 24 (9.45%) Windows
5 20 (7.87%) CentOS
6 14 (5.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (5.51%) Unix
7 10 (3.94%) Embedded Linux
8 8 (3.15%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.97%) Windows Server
10 3 (1.18%) Solaris
10 3 (1.18%) SUSE
11 2 (0.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (39.37%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (28.74%) Software Engineering
3 68 (26.77%) Scrum
4 61 (24.02%) Analytics
5 60 (23.62%) Continuous Integration
6 54 (21.26%) Open Source
7 48 (18.90%) TDD
8 47 (18.50%) Unit Testing
9 46 (18.11%) Kanban
10 45 (17.72%) SOA
11 41 (16.14%) Dependency Injection
11 41 (16.14%) DSDM
11 41 (16.14%) Functional Testing
11 41 (16.14%) Predictive Analytics
11 41 (16.14%) Software Delivery
12 34 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
13 29 (11.42%) Data Management
14 28 (11.02%) ETL
14 28 (11.02%) MapReduce
14 28 (11.02%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 127 (50.00%) Java
2 118 (46.46%) SQL
3 67 (26.38%) JavaScript
4 58 (22.83%) C++
5 56 (22.05%) Scala
6 41 (16.14%) Clojure
7 33 (12.99%) C#
8 31 (12.20%) Bash Shell
9 29 (11.42%) PHP
10 28 (11.02%) Shell Script
11 27 (10.63%) Perl
12 25 (9.84%) Ruby
13 17 (6.69%) C
14 13 (5.12%) R
15 12 (4.72%) MATLAB
16 6 (2.36%) Go
16 6 (2.36%) Groovy
16 6 (2.36%) Objective-C
17 3 (1.18%) Embedded C
17 3 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 106 (41.73%) Degree
2 20 (7.87%) Security Cleared
3 17 (6.69%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.79%) CCNA
5 2 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.79%) PhD
5 2 (0.79%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.39%) ACCA
6 1 (0.39%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.39%) CIMA
6 1 (0.39%) MCSA
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.39%) OCA
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.54%) QA
2 3 (1.18%) JTAG
System Software
1 33 (12.99%) Apache Flume
2 28 (11.02%) HDFS
3 17 (6.69%) Docker
4 5 (1.97%) Samba
4 5 (1.97%) Squid
4 5 (1.97%) Xen
5 3 (1.18%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.18%) Sendmail
5 3 (1.18%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.79%) Snort
6 2 (0.79%) zsh
7 1 (0.39%) Firmware
7 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (11.02%) Hadoop YARN
1 28 (11.02%) Oozie
2 18 (7.09%) Puppet
3 13 (5.12%) Ansible
4 7 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.57%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.57%) Terraform
6 3 (1.18%) rkt
7 2 (0.79%) Nessus
7 2 (0.79%) Nexpose
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.79%) Proventia
7 2 (0.79%) QRadar
Vendors
1 51 (20.08%) Oracle
2 41 (16.14%) Facebook
2 41 (16.14%) Twitter
3 33 (12.99%) Cloudera
3 33 (12.99%) Hortonworks
3 33 (12.99%) MapR
4 11 (4.33%) Cisco
5 9 (3.54%) Microsoft
6 7 (2.76%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.36%) Google
7 6 (2.36%) Tableau
8 5 (1.97%) NetApp
8 5 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.18%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.18%) Cellebrite
9 3 (1.18%) Proofpoint
9 3 (1.18%) Qualys
10 2 (0.79%) F5
10 2 (0.79%) ScanSafe
10 2 (0.79%) Zend
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