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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 126 139 117
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -22
Permanent jobs citing Python 84 52 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.64% 1.26% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.37% 2.58% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 61 49 79
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £37,500
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
2492 2012 2350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.77% 48.93% 49.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2210 1706 2053
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -9 33 £37,500 +11.94% 1
Coventry -10 23 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Warwickshire -6 12 £37,500 -11.76%
Worcestershire - 8 £21,500 -
Wolverhampton -1 3 £35,000 +20.68%
Staffordshire - 3 £19,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £52,500 - 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 78 (54.17%) Linux
2 68 (47.22%) SQL
3 67 (46.53%) Java
4 64 (44.44%) Perl
5 52 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (33.33%) PHP
6 48 (33.33%) Windows
7 42 (29.17%) .NET
7 42 (29.17%) J2EE
7 42 (29.17%) Ruby
8 41 (28.47%) Software Engineering
8 41 (28.47%) JavaScript
9 40 (27.78%) HTML
10 39 (27.08%) Oracle
10 39 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (25.69%) C#
12 36 (25.00%) Tomcat
13 34 (23.61%) SQL Server
14 33 (22.92%) Scrum
15 32 (22.22%) UNIX
15 32 (22.22%) Degree
16 30 (20.83%) Puppet
17 29 (20.14%) CSS
17 29 (20.14%) REST
18 28 (19.44%) ITIL
18 28 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
18 28 (19.44%) Kanban
19 27 (18.75%) DevOps
20 26 (18.06%) Nagios
21 24 (16.67%) VBScript

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 36 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 20 (13.89%) Apache
3 15 (10.42%) IIS
4 14 (9.72%) JBoss
4 14 (9.72%) GlassFish
5 7 (4.86%) Node.js
5 7 (4.86%) Drupal
6 6 (4.17%) WebSphere
6 6 (4.17%) WebLogic
6 6 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (3.47%) Apache Solr
8 4 (2.78%) WordPress
8 4 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.39%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (9.72%) MS Office
2 5 (3.47%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Magento
2 2 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.39%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.81%) SaaS
2 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.42%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.56%) BIG-IP
3 2 (1.39%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.69%) LDAP
4 1 (0.69%) DNS
4 1 (0.69%) SAN
4 1 (0.69%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.69%) NAS
4 1 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (23.61%) SQL Server
2 28 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (12.50%) Big Data
4 16 (11.11%) MySQL
5 13 (9.03%) DB2
6 9 (6.25%) Data Mining
7 6 (4.17%) SQLite
8 5 (3.47%) Redis
8 5 (3.47%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (3.47%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.78%) HBase
9 4 (2.78%) Couchbase
9 4 (2.78%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.78%) Apache Hive
9 4 (2.78%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.78%) Impala
10 2 (1.39%) Pentaho
10 2 (1.39%) QlikView
10 2 (1.39%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (15.97%) Git (software)
2 22 (15.28%) JUnit
2 22 (15.28%) Maven
3 14 (9.72%) Ant
4 13 (9.03%) Jenkins
5 10 (6.94%) Mercurial
6 9 (6.25%) Hudson
7 8 (5.56%) CruiseControl
7 8 (5.56%) Artifactory
8 6 (4.17%) Xcode
8 6 (4.17%) JIRA
8 6 (4.17%) Selenium
9 4 (2.78%) Subversion
10 2 (1.39%) PHPUnit
10 2 (1.39%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (0.69%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (9.72%) Front Office
2 5 (3.47%) Electronics
3 4 (2.78%) Finance
3 4 (2.78%) Financial Institution
3 4 (2.78%) Marketing
4 3 (2.08%) Games
5 2 (1.39%) Advertising
6 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (40.28%) Developer
2 33 (22.92%) Software Engineer
3 19 (13.19%) Java Software Engineer
4 16 (11.11%) Junior
4 16 (11.11%) Consultant
5 15 (10.42%) DevOps Engineer
6 14 (9.72%) Applications Support
6 14 (9.72%) Technical Consultant
6 14 (9.72%) Java Developer
7 13 (9.03%) Senior Software Engineer
8 11 (7.64%) Administrator
9 10 (6.94%) Graduate
9 10 (6.94%) Web Developer
9 10 (6.94%) PHP Developer
10 8 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (5.56%) Junior Developer
10 8 (5.56%) DevOps Administrator
11 7 (4.86%) Technical Support
11 7 (4.86%) Senior Consultant
11 7 (4.86%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (29.17%) .NET
1 42 (29.17%) J2EE
2 40 (27.78%) HTML
3 29 (20.14%) CSS
3 29 (20.14%) REST
4 18 (12.50%) jQuery
5 17 (11.81%) RESTful
6 15 (10.42%) AngularJS
7 14 (9.72%) HTML5
7 14 (9.72%) CSS3
7 14 (9.72%) EJB
7 14 (9.72%) XML
8 12 (8.33%) JMS
8 12 (8.33%) Java EE
8 12 (8.33%) JSON
8 12 (8.33%) Web Services
9 11 (7.64%) XHTML
10 9 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (4.17%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (10.42%) Computer Science
3 12 (8.33%) Open Source
4 10 (6.94%) Artificial Intelligence
5 8 (5.56%) Mathematics
6 7 (4.86%) Visualisation
6 7 (4.86%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.47%) iPhone
7 5 (3.47%) iPad
7 5 (3.47%) Physics
7 5 (3.47%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.78%) User Experience
8 4 (2.78%) Wiki
8 4 (2.78%) Equities
9 3 (2.08%) Digital Media
9 3 (2.08%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.39%) Derivative
10 2 (1.39%) SCADA
11 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 78 (54.17%) Linux
2 48 (33.33%) Windows
3 32 (22.22%) UNIX
4 15 (10.42%) Solaris
5 8 (5.56%) Android
6 6 (4.17%) Apple iOS
7 5 (3.47%) CentOS
8 2 (1.39%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (28.47%) Software Engineering
3 39 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (22.92%) Scrum
5 28 (19.44%) ITIL
5 28 (19.44%) Kanban
6 27 (18.75%) DevOps
7 14 (9.72%) Software Deployment
7 14 (9.72%) ETRM
8 12 (8.33%) Refactoring
8 12 (8.33%) TDD
8 12 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 9 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 9 (6.25%) SOA
9 9 (6.25%) OOP
9 9 (6.25%) OO
10 8 (5.56%) MVC
11 7 (4.86%) Web Development
12 6 (4.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 68 (47.22%) SQL
2 67 (46.53%) Java
3 64 (44.44%) Perl
4 48 (33.33%) PHP
5 42 (29.17%) Ruby
6 41 (28.47%) JavaScript
7 37 (25.69%) C#
8 24 (16.67%) VBScript
9 22 (15.28%) C++
9 22 (15.28%) PowerShell
10 16 (11.11%) Shell Script
11 13 (9.03%) C
12 11 (7.64%) Bash Shell
13 8 (5.56%) Objective-C
14 7 (4.86%) VB.NET
15 5 (3.47%) Fortran
16 4 (2.78%) PL/SQL
17 3 (2.08%) VB
17 3 (2.08%) CoffeeScript
18 2 (1.39%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 32 (22.22%) Degree
2 5 (3.47%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.47%) PhD
3 3 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.39%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.39%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.39%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.56%) vSphere
1 8 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (3.47%) Docker
3 4 (2.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (2.08%) Firmware
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.69%) Xen
5 1 (0.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 30 (20.83%) Puppet
2 26 (18.06%) Nagios
3 18 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (10.42%) Ansible
5 14 (9.72%) BladeLogic
5 14 (9.72%) Unicenter
5 14 (9.72%) Tivoli
6 12 (8.33%) OpenNMS
7 11 (7.64%) Control-M
8 4 (2.78%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 39 (27.08%) Oracle
2 20 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.56%) VMware
4 7 (4.86%) Reuters
4 7 (4.86%) Bloomberg
5 6 (4.17%) Cloudera
6 5 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (3.47%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.78%) Eloqua
7 4 (2.78%) Marketo
7 4 (2.78%) HubSpot
8 3 (2.08%) Google
9 2 (1.39%) Tableau
9 2 (1.39%) Teradata
9 2 (1.39%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.39%) Cognos
9 2 (1.39%) IBM
9 2 (1.39%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.69%) Sun
10 1 (0.69%) EMC
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Shrewsbury
Blue Town Online
Salary: £16k per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Ross-On-Wye
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago