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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 122 156 145
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -11
Permanent jobs citing Python 97 58 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.75% 1.06% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.52% 2.26% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 78 48 50
Average salary £35,000 £31,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,200 £30,000
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
2756 2562 2572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.71% 47.01% 52.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2345 2277 2265
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 38 £35,000 +2.94% 4
Birmingham +4 27 £34,000 +4.61%
Warwickshire +17 14 £32,500 +35.41%
Wolverhampton +3 5 £29,000 +26.08%
Staffordshire -18 5 £27,500 -8.33%
Worcestershire - 5 £50,000 - 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (52.85%) Linux
2 71 (36.79%) Perl
3 70 (36.27%) SQL
4 64 (33.16%) Java
5 58 (30.05%) PHP
6 55 (28.50%) UNIX
7 51 (26.42%) Degree
8 50 (25.91%) Windows
9 49 (25.39%) HTML
10 47 (24.35%) JavaScript
11 43 (22.28%) Software Engineering
12 41 (21.24%) C#
13 40 (20.73%) Apache
14 36 (18.65%) MySQL
15 34 (17.62%) Agile Software Development
15 34 (17.62%) PostgreSQL
15 34 (17.62%) Git (software)
16 32 (16.58%) Bash Shell
17 31 (16.06%) CSS
18 30 (15.54%) Web Services
19 29 (15.03%) Big Data
20 28 (14.51%) DNS
20 28 (14.51%) Finance
21 26 (13.47%) SQL Server
21 26 (13.47%) DB2
22 25 (12.95%) Ruby
23 24 (12.44%) Microsoft
23 24 (12.44%) NoSQL
24 23 (11.92%) Oracle
24 23 (11.92%) .NET

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 40 (20.73%) Apache
2 18 (9.33%) Tomcat
3 13 (6.74%) Node.js
4 8 (4.15%) nginx
5 5 (2.59%) Apache Solr
5 5 (2.59%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.55%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (2.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.07%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.18%) SaaS
2 4 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.51%) DNS
2 19 (9.84%) DHCP
3 15 (7.77%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.11%) Internet
4 6 (3.11%) VoIP
5 5 (2.59%) Network Security
5 5 (2.59%) BIG-IP
5 5 (2.59%) SAN
6 3 (1.55%) HTTP
7 2 (1.04%) LDAP
7 2 (1.04%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.65%) MySQL
2 34 (17.62%) PostgreSQL
3 29 (15.03%) Big Data
4 26 (13.47%) SQL Server
4 26 (13.47%) DB2
5 24 (12.44%) NoSQL
6 15 (7.77%) Data Mining
7 10 (5.18%) Hadoop
8 9 (4.66%) Relational Database
8 9 (4.66%) MongoDB
8 9 (4.66%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (3.11%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.59%) Couchbase
11 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.55%) Data Mart
11 3 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 34 (17.62%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.22%) Jenkins
2 12 (6.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (5.18%) Mercurial
4 9 (4.66%) Hudson
5 7 (3.63%) Maven
5 7 (3.63%) CruiseControl
6 6 (3.11%) Ant
6 6 (3.11%) Subversion
7 4 (2.07%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.55%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.55%) Grunt
8 3 (1.55%) Selenium
8 3 (1.55%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.04%) JIRA
9 2 (1.04%) JBehave
General
1 28 (14.51%) Finance
2 16 (8.29%) Financial Institution
3 15 (7.77%) Games
4 12 (6.22%) Electronics
5 6 (3.11%) Front Office
6 3 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.04%) Back Office
7 2 (1.04%) Retail
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (34.20%) Developer
2 26 (13.47%) Analyst
3 25 (12.95%) Web Developer
4 24 (12.44%) Software Engineer
5 23 (11.92%) Applications Support
6 20 (10.36%) Python Developer
7 18 (9.33%) Java Software Engineer
8 17 (8.81%) Applications Support Analyst
8 17 (8.81%) Support Analyst
9 15 (7.77%) Support Engineer
10 12 (6.22%) Release Engineer
11 10 (5.18%) Technical Engineer
12 9 (4.66%) Firmware Engineer
12 9 (4.66%) Senior Firmware Engineer
12 9 (4.66%) Linux Engineer
12 9 (4.66%) Graduate
12 9 (4.66%) Administrator
12 9 (4.66%) Consultant
13 7 (3.63%) Python/Django Developer
13 7 (3.63%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (25.39%) HTML
2 31 (16.06%) CSS
3 30 (15.54%) Web Services
4 23 (11.92%) .NET
4 23 (11.92%) Django
5 22 (11.40%) jQuery
6 19 (9.84%) RESTful
6 19 (9.84%) REST
7 18 (9.33%) Flask
7 18 (9.33%) J2EE
8 17 (8.81%) XHTML
9 15 (7.77%) Natural Language Processing
10 10 (5.18%) LESS
10 10 (5.18%) Backbone.js
11 9 (4.66%) Ajax
12 8 (4.15%) XML
13 7 (3.63%) ASP.NET
14 6 (3.11%) LAMP
14 6 (3.11%) Software Packaging
14 6 (3.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.81%) Artificial Intelligence
2 16 (8.29%) Computer Science
2 16 (8.29%) Equities
3 15 (7.77%) Wiki
4 14 (7.25%) Mathematics
5 10 (5.18%) Statistics
6 9 (4.66%) Firmware
7 5 (2.59%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.59%) Replication
7 5 (2.59%) Mobile Games
8 4 (2.07%) User Experience
9 3 (1.55%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.04%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.04%) Clustering
10 2 (1.04%) Open Source
11 1 (0.52%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.52%) CMDB
11 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 102 (52.85%) Linux
2 55 (28.50%) UNIX
3 50 (25.91%) Windows
4 11 (5.70%) Debian
5 8 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.11%) CentOS
6 6 (3.11%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.59%) SELinux
8 3 (1.55%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (1.55%) SUSE
8 3 (1.55%) FreeBSD
8 3 (1.55%) AIX
8 3 (1.55%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.04%) Solaris
10 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.52%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (22.28%) Software Engineering
2 34 (17.62%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (11.92%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (8.29%) Unit Testing
5 13 (6.74%) TDD
6 11 (5.70%) Customer Engagement
7 10 (5.18%) Validation
7 10 (5.18%) Data Analysis
7 10 (5.18%) Data Analytics
7 10 (5.18%) Analytics
7 10 (5.18%) Machine Learning
7 10 (5.18%) Bayesian Methods
8 9 (4.66%) Mentoring
8 9 (4.66%) Software Deployment
8 9 (4.66%) SOA
8 9 (4.66%) OO
9 8 (4.15%) Change Control
10 7 (3.63%) DevOps
11 5 (2.59%) Web Development
11 5 (2.59%) ETRM
Programming Languages
1 71 (36.79%) Perl
2 70 (36.27%) SQL
3 64 (33.16%) Java
4 58 (30.05%) PHP
5 47 (24.35%) JavaScript
6 41 (21.24%) C#
7 32 (16.58%) Bash Shell
8 25 (12.95%) Ruby
9 23 (11.92%) C++
10 15 (7.77%) T-SQL
11 13 (6.74%) C
12 11 (5.70%) PowerShell
12 11 (5.70%) MATLAB
13 10 (5.18%) VBScript
13 10 (5.18%) VB.NET
13 10 (5.18%) R
13 10 (5.18%) CoffeeScript
14 9 (4.66%) Delphi
15 5 (2.59%) Scala
15 5 (2.59%) XAML
Qualifications
1 51 (26.42%) Degree
2 3 (1.55%) HNC
2 3 (1.55%) HND
2 3 (1.55%) RHCE
3 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 17 (8.81%) Squid
2 10 (5.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (2.59%) vSphere
3 5 (2.59%) Varnish
3 5 (2.59%) Postfix
3 5 (2.59%) Sendmail
4 4 (2.07%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.55%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.04%) Samba
7 1 (0.52%) Nmap
7 1 (0.52%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (3.11%) Puppet
2 5 (2.59%) Nagios
3 2 (1.04%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (1.04%) Zenoss
3 2 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.52%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (0.52%) Ansible
4 1 (0.52%) Nessus
Vendors
1 24 (12.44%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.92%) Oracle
3 15 (7.77%) VMware
4 8 (4.15%) Red Hat
4 8 (4.15%) Remedy
5 6 (3.11%) Cisco
5 6 (3.11%) JBoss
6 5 (2.59%) Zend
6 5 (2.59%) Sun
7 4 (2.07%) Twitter
8 3 (1.55%) Reuters
8 3 (1.55%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.04%) EMC
9 2 (1.04%) AccuRev
10 1 (0.52%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.52%) SAP
10 1 (0.52%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.52%) HP
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Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits package / Pension
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
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