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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 148 139 144
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Python 56 53 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.12% 1.23% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.35% 2.41% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 42 49 59
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
2385 2203 2530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.81% 51.00% 53.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2156 1893 2239
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -17 22 £37,500 +3.44% 9
Coventry -1 16 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Worcestershire +14 8 £21,500 -25.86%
Warwickshire -9 3 £31,500 -30.00%
Solihull +2 2 £35,000 +11.11% 2
Wolverhampton -12 1 £28,500 -1.72% 1
Staffordshire - 1 £20,500 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 87 (65.41%) Linux
2 73 (54.89%) Perl
3 68 (51.13%) Java
4 67 (50.38%) SQL
5 57 (42.86%) Windows
6 45 (33.83%) PHP
7 43 (32.33%) J2EE
8 40 (30.08%) HTML
9 38 (28.57%) Software Engineering
10 37 (27.82%) Oracle
11 36 (27.07%) PostgreSQL
11 36 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (26.32%) JavaScript
13 34 (25.56%) Tomcat
13 34 (25.56%) REST
14 33 (24.81%) Ruby
14 33 (24.81%) .NET
14 33 (24.81%) UNIX
15 30 (22.56%) Apache
16 29 (21.80%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (21.80%) Puppet
17 28 (21.05%) VBScript
17 28 (21.05%) C#
17 28 (21.05%) DevOps
18 27 (20.30%) SQL Server
18 27 (20.30%) RESTful
18 27 (20.30%) Degree
19 26 (19.55%) Big Data
19 26 (19.55%) DB2
19 26 (19.55%) Scrum

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 34 (25.56%) Tomcat
2 30 (22.56%) Apache
3 15 (11.28%) JBoss
4 10 (7.52%) IIS
4 10 (7.52%) GlassFish
5 6 (4.51%) Drupal
6 5 (3.76%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (3.76%) Node.js
7 4 (3.01%) Apache Solr
7 4 (3.01%) WordPress
8 3 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.50%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.50%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (11.28%) MS Office
2 2 (1.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Magento
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.27%) SaaS
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.28%) TCP/IP
2 13 (9.77%) BIG-IP
3 2 (1.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (27.07%) PostgreSQL
2 27 (20.30%) SQL Server
3 26 (19.55%) Big Data
3 26 (19.55%) DB2
4 15 (11.28%) MySQL
5 6 (4.51%) SQLite
6 4 (3.01%) Redis
7 3 (2.26%) HBase
7 3 (2.26%) Couchbase
7 3 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.26%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.26%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.26%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.26%) Impala
8 2 (1.50%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 23 (17.29%) Maven
2 18 (13.53%) Git (software)
2 18 (13.53%) Jenkins
3 14 (10.53%) Ant
3 14 (10.53%) JUnit
3 14 (10.53%) CruiseControl
3 14 (10.53%) Mercurial
4 13 (9.77%) Hudson
5 12 (9.02%) Artifactory
6 6 (4.51%) Xcode
7 3 (2.26%) Subversion
8 2 (1.50%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.50%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.50%) Selenium
8 2 (1.50%) JIRA
9 1 (0.75%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (11.28%) Front Office
2 8 (6.02%) Financial Institution
2 8 (6.02%) Electronics
2 8 (6.02%) Finance
3 4 (3.01%) Marketing
4 2 (1.50%) Advertising
5 1 (0.75%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (31.58%) Developer
2 35 (26.32%) Software Engineer
3 25 (18.80%) Java Software Engineer
4 16 (12.03%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (11.28%) Technical Consultant
5 15 (11.28%) Consultant
6 14 (10.53%) Junior
7 13 (9.77%) Applications Support
8 11 (8.27%) Administrator
9 9 (6.77%) Web Developer
9 9 (6.77%) Java Developer
9 9 (6.77%) Senior Software Engineer
10 8 (6.02%) Applications Support Analyst
10 8 (6.02%) Senior Technical Consultant
10 8 (6.02%) Senior Consultant
10 8 (6.02%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (6.02%) Support Analyst
10 8 (6.02%) Technical Support
10 8 (6.02%) Analyst
10 8 (6.02%) Senior Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (32.33%) J2EE
2 40 (30.08%) HTML
3 34 (25.56%) REST
4 33 (24.81%) .NET
5 27 (20.30%) RESTful
6 23 (17.29%) Web Services
7 21 (15.79%) XHTML
8 19 (14.29%) CSS
9 10 (7.52%) XML
9 10 (7.52%) EJB
9 10 (7.52%) jQuery
10 9 (6.77%) HTML5
10 9 (6.77%) CSS3
10 9 (6.77%) AngularJS
11 8 (6.02%) JMS
11 8 (6.02%) Java EE
11 8 (6.02%) JSON
12 7 (5.26%) WCF
12 7 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (4.51%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.03%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.02%) Equities
2 8 (6.02%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.02%) Wiki
3 5 (3.76%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.76%) Open Source
4 4 (3.01%) User Experience
5 3 (2.26%) iPhone
5 3 (2.26%) iPad
6 2 (1.50%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.50%) SCADA
6 2 (1.50%) Derivative
7 1 (0.75%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 87 (65.41%) Linux
2 57 (42.86%) Windows
3 33 (24.81%) UNIX
4 10 (7.52%) Solaris
5 6 (4.51%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.76%) Android
7 4 (3.01%) CentOS
8 2 (1.50%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 36 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (21.80%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (21.05%) DevOps
5 26 (19.55%) Scrum
6 25 (18.80%) ITIL
7 20 (15.04%) Kanban
8 16 (12.03%) Software Deployment
9 15 (11.28%) ETRM
10 9 (6.77%) Mentoring
11 8 (6.02%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (6.02%) Refactoring
11 8 (6.02%) TDD
12 7 (5.26%) OO
12 7 (5.26%) Validation
13 6 (4.51%) iOS Development
13 6 (4.51%) Unit Testing
14 5 (3.76%) CRM
15 4 (3.01%) Service Management
15 4 (3.01%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 73 (54.89%) Perl
2 68 (51.13%) Java
3 67 (50.38%) SQL
4 45 (33.83%) PHP
5 35 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 33 (24.81%) Ruby
7 28 (21.05%) VBScript
7 28 (21.05%) C#
8 23 (17.29%) PowerShell
9 17 (12.78%) Bash Shell
10 15 (11.28%) C++
11 12 (9.02%) Shell Script
12 9 (6.77%) C
13 6 (4.51%) Objective-C
14 4 (3.01%) PL/SQL
15 3 (2.26%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.75%) CoffeeScript
16 1 (0.75%) VB
16 1 (0.75%) Delphi
16 1 (0.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 27 (20.30%) Degree
2 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.50%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 13 (9.77%) vSphere
1 13 (9.77%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (4.51%) Firmware
3 4 (3.01%) Docker
3 4 (3.01%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 29 (21.80%) Puppet
2 18 (13.53%) Nagios
3 13 (9.77%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (8.27%) Ansible
5 10 (7.52%) Unicenter
5 10 (7.52%) Tivoli
5 10 (7.52%) BladeLogic
6 8 (6.02%) Control-M
6 8 (6.02%) OpenNMS
7 3 (2.26%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 37 (27.82%) Oracle
2 17 (12.78%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.77%) VMware
4 8 (6.02%) Reuters
4 8 (6.02%) Bloomberg
5 4 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.01%) Marketo
5 4 (3.01%) HubSpot
5 4 (3.01%) Eloqua
6 3 (2.26%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.26%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.50%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.75%) Apple
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 per annum + Parking, interesting work, flexi
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, Birmingham
Metail
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands
HS2
Salary: c. £38,587 plus flex fund in lieu of benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
The Developer Portal
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago