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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 146 161 126
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -35
Permanent jobs citing Python 81 43 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.41% 0.82% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.84% 1.69% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 66 34 64
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
2851 2542 2480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.69% 48.72% 52.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2469 2240 2158
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,564 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +2 32 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Birmingham +2 31 £34,000 -2.85% 1
Warwickshire +1 9 £32,500 +35.41% 1
Worcestershire - 7 £37,500 - 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 94 (54.34%) Linux
2 72 (41.62%) Perl
3 64 (36.99%) SQL
4 62 (35.84%) Windows
5 61 (35.26%) Java
6 51 (29.48%) PHP
7 50 (28.90%) HTML
7 50 (28.90%) Degree
8 45 (26.01%) UNIX
9 44 (25.43%) JavaScript
9 44 (25.43%) C#
10 38 (21.97%) Software Engineering
11 37 (21.39%) Apache
12 36 (20.81%) Git (software)
13 32 (18.50%) Web Services
13 32 (18.50%) SQL Server
13 32 (18.50%) PostgreSQL
14 30 (17.34%) DB2
14 30 (17.34%) Bash Shell
15 29 (16.76%) CSS
15 29 (16.76%) Microsoft
16 27 (15.61%) Finance
17 26 (15.03%) Oracle
18 24 (13.87%) C++
19 23 (13.29%) Big Data
19 23 (13.29%) jQuery
20 22 (12.72%) Ruby
20 22 (12.72%) VBScript
20 22 (12.72%) J2EE
21 21 (12.14%) .NET

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 37 (21.39%) Apache
2 13 (7.51%) Tomcat
2 13 (7.51%) Node.js
3 7 (4.05%) JBoss
4 5 (2.89%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (2.89%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.31%) nginx
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 15 (8.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.78%) SaaS
2 4 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.40%) TCP/IP
2 17 (9.83%) DNS
3 14 (8.09%) DHCP
4 7 (4.05%) BIG-IP
5 4 (2.31%) Internet
5 4 (2.31%) VoIP
6 2 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.16%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.16%) HTTP
6 2 (1.16%) LDAP
7 1 (0.58%) SAN
7 1 (0.58%) Broadband
7 1 (0.58%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.50%) SQL Server
1 32 (18.50%) PostgreSQL
2 30 (17.34%) DB2
3 23 (13.29%) Big Data
4 17 (9.83%) MySQL
5 8 (4.62%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.62%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.05%) MongoDB
6 7 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (3.47%) Data Mining
7 6 (3.47%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.89%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.73%) Snowflake Schema
9 3 (1.73%) Star Schema
9 3 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.73%) OLAP
9 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.73%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 36 (20.81%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.94%) Mercurial
2 12 (6.94%) Jenkins
3 11 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (5.20%) CruiseControl
4 9 (5.20%) Hudson
5 8 (4.62%) Ant
6 7 (4.05%) Maven
7 6 (3.47%) Subversion
7 6 (3.47%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.73%) Grunt
8 3 (1.73%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 27 (15.61%) Finance
2 18 (10.40%) Financial Institution
3 16 (9.25%) Front Office
4 14 (8.09%) Electronics
5 5 (2.89%) Games
6 2 (1.16%) Back Office
7 1 (0.58%) Publishing
7 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (31.21%) Developer
2 28 (16.18%) Software Engineer
3 25 (14.45%) Web Developer
4 24 (13.87%) Applications Support
5 22 (12.72%) Java Software Engineer
6 19 (10.98%) Applications Support Analyst
6 19 (10.98%) Support Analyst
6 19 (10.98%) Analyst
7 16 (9.25%) Consultant
8 15 (8.67%) Technical Consultant
9 12 (6.94%) Support Engineer
9 12 (6.94%) Technical Support
10 11 (6.36%) Firmware Engineer
10 11 (6.36%) Senior Firmware Engineer
11 10 (5.78%) Release Engineer
11 10 (5.78%) Technical Engineer
12 9 (5.20%) Python Developer
13 8 (4.62%) Senior Technical Support
13 8 (4.62%) Graduate
13 8 (4.62%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (28.90%) HTML
2 32 (18.50%) Web Services
3 29 (16.76%) CSS
4 23 (13.29%) jQuery
5 22 (12.72%) J2EE
6 21 (12.14%) .NET
6 21 (12.14%) XHTML
6 21 (12.14%) REST
6 21 (12.14%) RESTful
7 13 (7.51%) Django
8 10 (5.78%) Backbone.js
8 10 (5.78%) LESS
9 9 (5.20%) Ajax
10 8 (4.62%) Natural Language Processing
10 8 (4.62%) Flask
11 7 (4.05%) XML
12 6 (3.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (3.47%) WCF
12 6 (3.47%) WPF
12 6 (3.47%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.40%) Equities
2 17 (9.83%) Wiki
3 14 (8.09%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.62%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (2.89%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.89%) Mobile Games
5 5 (2.89%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.31%) User Experience
7 2 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.16%) SCADA
7 2 (1.16%) Clustering
8 1 (0.58%) Replication
8 1 (0.58%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.58%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 94 (54.34%) Linux
2 62 (35.84%) Windows
3 45 (26.01%) UNIX
4 4 (2.31%) Debian
5 3 (1.73%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.73%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.16%) CentOS
6 2 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.16%) AIX
6 2 (1.16%) Solaris
7 1 (0.58%) SELinux
7 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (21.97%) Software Engineering
2 19 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (8.67%) ITIL
3 15 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (8.67%) ETRM
4 12 (6.94%) Validation
5 11 (6.36%) Software Deployment
6 9 (5.20%) DevOps
6 9 (5.20%) OO
7 8 (4.62%) Unit Testing
7 8 (4.62%) Mentoring
8 6 (3.47%) Change Control
9 5 (2.89%) MVC
9 5 (2.89%) Web Development
9 5 (2.89%) TDD
9 5 (2.89%) Customer Engagement
10 4 (2.31%) E-Commerce
11 3 (1.73%) Kimball Methodology
11 3 (1.73%) Scrum
11 3 (1.73%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (41.62%) Perl
2 64 (36.99%) SQL
3 61 (35.26%) Java
4 51 (29.48%) PHP
5 44 (25.43%) JavaScript
5 44 (25.43%) C#
6 30 (17.34%) Bash Shell
7 24 (13.87%) C++
8 22 (12.72%) Ruby
8 22 (12.72%) VBScript
9 14 (8.09%) C
10 13 (7.51%) T-SQL
11 11 (6.36%) PowerShell
12 10 (5.78%) CoffeeScript
12 10 (5.78%) VB.NET
13 9 (5.20%) Delphi
14 5 (2.89%) XAML
14 5 (2.89%) Scala
15 4 (2.31%) PHP5
16 3 (1.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (28.90%) Degree
2 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.16%) DV Cleared
2 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.58%) HNC
3 1 (0.58%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 13 (7.51%) Squid
2 11 (6.36%) Firmware
3 7 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (4.05%) vSphere
4 4 (2.31%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.58%) Samba
6 1 (0.58%) Varnish
6 1 (0.58%) Postfix
6 1 (0.58%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 8 (4.62%) Puppet
2 2 (1.16%) Zenoss
2 2 (1.16%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.58%) Ansible
3 1 (0.58%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (16.76%) Microsoft
2 26 (15.03%) Oracle
3 10 (5.78%) VMware
4 8 (4.62%) Reuters
4 8 (4.62%) Bloomberg
5 6 (3.47%) Remedy
6 4 (2.31%) Twitter
6 4 (2.31%) Zend
6 4 (2.31%) Cisco
7 2 (1.16%) AccuRev
7 2 (1.16%) EMC
8 1 (0.58%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.58%) Sun
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £17,000 - £20,000 per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: TBC
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 25 days ago