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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
England / West Midlands
Rank 87 125 133
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +8
Permanent jobs citing Python 136 120 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.89% 2.05% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.21% 4.70% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 126 82 61
Median salary £42,500 £46,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.60% +22.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,650 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
2190 2554 2448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.60% 43.70% 48.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1890 2203 2167
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 28 February 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 28 February 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 +13 44 £42,125 +12.33% 5
Warwickshire +30 37 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Coventry +27 36 £47,500 +41.79% 1
Shropshire 0 9 £43,750 +25.00% 4
Staffordshire +12 4 £42,500 -
Worcestershire - 4 £33,750 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 February 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.

1 182 (54.98%) Linux
2 157 (47.43%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (35.05%) Java
4 111 (33.53%) JavaScript
5 80 (24.17%) Bash Shell
6 78 (23.56%) Amazon AWS
7 76 (22.96%) DevOps
8 75 (22.66%) Continuous Integration
9 70 (21.15%) C++
10 68 (20.54%) Git (software)
11 66 (19.94%) Degree
11 66 (19.94%) Docker
11 66 (19.94%) Web Services
12 65 (19.64%) SQL
13 64 (19.34%) Ruby
14 63 (19.03%) Software Engineering
15 62 (18.73%) Puppet
16 60 (18.13%) Jenkins
17 54 (16.31%) HTML
18 53 (16.01%) Analytical Skills
18 53 (16.01%) Microservices
19 50 (15.11%) Scrum
20 49 (14.80%) JIRA
21 48 (14.50%) PHP
22 46 (13.90%) Perl
22 46 (13.90%) Unix
23 44 (13.29%) Terraform
24 43 (12.99%) Windows
24 43 (12.99%) .NET
24 43 (12.99%) Opscode Chef

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 27 (8.16%) SAS
2 19 (5.74%) Apache
2 19 (5.74%) nginx
3 17 (5.14%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.63%) JBoss
5 9 (2.72%) Confluence
6 7 (2.11%) GlassFish
7 6 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.51%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.21%) ArcGIS
9 4 (1.21%) CMS
9 4 (1.21%) WordPress
10 3 (0.91%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.60%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.60%) Documentum
11 2 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.30%) Tornado
Applications
1 13 (3.93%) SPSS
2 9 (2.72%) Simulink
3 2 (0.60%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.30%) Blender
4 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.81%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) assyst
2 1 (0.30%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 78 (23.56%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (6.65%) SaaS
3 17 (5.14%) Google Analytics
4 15 (4.53%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (2.42%) GitHub
6 7 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (1.51%) AdWords
8 3 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.60%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.30%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.30%) IaaS
10 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.06%) HTTP
2 16 (4.83%) DNS
3 15 (4.53%) DHCP
4 11 (3.32%) SSL
5 9 (2.72%) Profibus
6 6 (1.81%) Bluetooth
6 6 (1.81%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.51%) Firewall
7 5 (1.51%) Internet
8 4 (1.21%) Wireless
8 4 (1.21%) ZigBee
9 2 (0.60%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.60%) Skype
9 2 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.30%) DMZ
10 1 (0.30%) Intranet
10 1 (0.30%) Network Security
10 1 (0.30%) VLAN
10 1 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.39%) Apache Cassandra
2 32 (9.67%) MongoDB
3 28 (8.46%) NoSQL
4 26 (7.85%) MySQL
5 20 (6.04%) Big Data
6 17 (5.14%) SQL Server
7 14 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (3.63%) Hadoop
8 12 (3.63%) Relational Database
8 12 (3.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 10 (3.02%) Data Mining
10 9 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (2.11%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.51%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.51%) Spatial Data
12 5 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (1.21%) Couchbase
13 4 (1.21%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.21%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 68 (20.54%) Git (software)
2 60 (18.13%) Jenkins
3 49 (14.80%) JIRA
4 36 (10.88%) Selenium
5 24 (7.25%) Subversion
6 22 (6.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 19 (5.74%) Hudson
8 16 (4.83%) Vagrant
9 14 (4.23%) Maven
10 13 (3.93%) GoCD
10 13 (3.93%) Mercurial
11 12 (3.63%) Robot Framework
12 11 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (2.72%) SonarQube
14 7 (2.11%) Ant
14 7 (2.11%) TeamCity
15 6 (1.81%) MSBuild
15 6 (1.81%) Octopus Deploy
16 5 (1.51%) Cucumber
16 5 (1.51%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (11.78%) Finance
2 37 (11.18%) Marketing
3 25 (7.55%) Retail
4 23 (6.95%) Banking
5 22 (6.65%) Electronics
6 12 (3.63%) Billing
7 9 (2.72%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.11%) Back Office
9 6 (1.81%) Games
10 5 (1.51%) Publishing
11 3 (0.91%) Advertising
11 3 (0.91%) Arabic Language
11 3 (0.91%) French Language
11 3 (0.91%) Portuguese Language
11 3 (0.91%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.30%) Automotive
13 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (30.21%) Developer
2 52 (15.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 41 (12.39%) Software Engineer
4 37 (11.18%) Python Developer
5 30 (9.06%) Junior
6 28 (8.46%) Analyst
7 27 (8.16%) Linux Engineer
8 26 (7.85%) AWS Engineer
9 24 (7.25%) Java Developer
9 24 (7.25%) Junior Developer
10 23 (6.95%) Senior DevOps
10 23 (6.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 22 (6.65%) Graduate
12 20 (6.04%) Test Leader
13 19 (5.74%) Support Engineer
14 18 (5.44%) Junior Python Developer
15 17 (5.14%) Cloud Engineer
15 17 (5.14%) Graduate C# Developer
15 17 (5.14%) Graduate Java Developer
15 17 (5.14%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (19.94%) Web Services
2 54 (16.31%) HTML
3 43 (12.99%) .NET
4 38 (11.48%) RESTful
5 29 (8.76%) CSS
5 29 (8.76%) Node.js
6 27 (8.16%) J2EE
7 26 (7.85%) REST
8 22 (6.65%) HornetQ
9 21 (6.34%) Django
10 20 (6.04%) JMS
11 19 (5.74%) ASP.NET
12 18 (5.44%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (4.53%) ActiveMQ
13 15 (4.53%) Kafka
14 14 (4.23%) HTML5
15 11 (3.32%) AngularJS
15 11 (3.32%) LAMP
15 11 (3.32%) Middleware
15 11 (3.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 53 (16.01%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.95%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.23%) Fintech
4 12 (3.63%) Smart Meter
4 12 (3.63%) User Experience
5 11 (3.32%) Device Driver
5 11 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.02%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 7 (2.11%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (1.81%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.81%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.51%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.91%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.60%) Blog
12 2 (0.60%) iPad
12 2 (0.60%) LLPG
13 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.30%) Mobile Banking
13 1 (0.30%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 182 (54.98%) Linux
2 46 (13.90%) Unix
3 43 (12.99%) Windows
4 38 (11.48%) CentOS
5 26 (7.85%) Ubuntu
6 19 (5.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (5.14%) Windows Server
8 10 (3.02%) VxWorks
9 8 (2.42%) Android
10 7 (2.11%) Apple iOS
10 7 (2.11%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.81%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.60%) Fedora
13 1 (0.30%) Debian
13 1 (0.30%) openSUSE
13 1 (0.30%) Solaris
13 1 (0.30%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (47.43%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (22.96%) DevOps
3 75 (22.66%) Continuous Integration
4 63 (19.03%) Software Engineering
5 53 (16.01%) Microservices
6 50 (15.11%) Scrum
7 41 (12.39%) Automated Testing
8 38 (11.48%) Configuration Management
8 38 (11.48%) TDD
9 37 (11.18%) Automation Testing
10 36 (10.88%) Analytics
11 33 (9.97%) Open Source
12 32 (9.67%) Test Scripting
13 29 (8.76%) Continuous Delivery
14 24 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (7.25%) Machine Learning
14 24 (7.25%) Unit Testing
15 23 (6.95%) Migration
16 21 (6.34%) Mentoring
16 21 (6.34%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 116 (35.05%) Java
2 111 (33.53%) JavaScript
3 80 (24.17%) Bash Shell
4 70 (21.15%) C++
5 65 (19.64%) SQL
6 64 (19.34%) Ruby
7 48 (14.50%) PHP
8 46 (13.90%) Perl
9 42 (12.69%) C
10 41 (12.39%) C#
11 38 (11.48%) R
12 31 (9.37%) Scala
13 23 (6.95%) Groovy
14 19 (5.74%) MATLAB
15 17 (5.14%) Go
16 15 (4.53%) Shell Script
17 8 (2.42%) PowerShell
18 7 (2.11%) Korn
19 4 (1.21%) Jython
20 3 (0.91%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 66 (19.94%) Degree
2 20 (6.04%) AWS Certification
3 11 (3.32%) ISTQB
4 10 (3.02%) PhD
5 3 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.91%) Postgraduate
5 3 (0.91%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.91%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.60%) CSQA
7 1 (0.30%) CCNA
7 1 (0.30%) CCSA
7 1 (0.30%) CCSE
7 1 (0.30%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (0.30%) ISEB
7 1 (0.30%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.32%) IEC 61508
2 3 (0.91%) MISRA
3 2 (0.60%) QA
3 2 (0.60%) SLA
4 1 (0.30%) BS7666
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) ISO13485
4 1 (0.30%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 66 (19.94%) Docker
2 20 (6.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.53%) VirtualBox
4 14 (4.23%) Squid
5 13 (3.93%) Firmware
6 11 (3.32%) Samba
7 2 (0.60%) Xen
8 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.30%) etcd
8 1 (0.30%) flannel
8 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 62 (18.73%) Puppet
2 44 (13.29%) Terraform
3 43 (12.99%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (9.37%) Ansible
5 20 (6.04%) Kubernetes
6 18 (5.44%) Nagios
7 15 (4.53%) Consul
7 15 (4.53%) Docker Swarm
7 15 (4.53%) Mesos
7 15 (4.53%) StatsD
8 7 (2.11%) rkt
9 3 (0.91%) Nessus
9 3 (0.91%) Nexpose
10 2 (0.60%) Graphite
10 2 (0.60%) Kibana
10 2 (0.60%) logstash
11 1 (0.30%) Salt
11 1 (0.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (11.48%) Google
2 21 (6.34%) VMware
3 20 (6.04%) Red Hat
4 15 (4.53%) New Relic
5 12 (3.63%) Oracle
6 9 (2.72%) Atlassian
6 9 (2.72%) Coverity
7 7 (2.11%) Microsoft
7 7 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.11%) ServiceNow
7 7 (2.11%) Zend
8 6 (1.81%) Tableau
9 3 (0.91%) Qualys
9 3 (0.91%) Rapid7
9 3 (0.91%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.60%) Cisco
10 2 (0.60%) Mapinfo
10 2 (0.60%) Pega
10 2 (0.60%) Twitter
10 2 (0.60%) Xamarin
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum gulam
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FIS Global
Salary: Competitive + corporate benefits
Posted: 17 days ago