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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 173 149 153
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +4
Permanent jobs citing Python 43 51 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.80% 1.05% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.65% 2.06% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 36 46 46
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
2612 2480 2571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.78% 51.11% 54.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2365 2157 2279
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 £24,500 £26,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Birmingham -17 18 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Coventry -10 10 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Worcestershire +14 6 £27,000 -6.89%
Solihull -8 2 £35,000 +11.11%
Staffordshire +3 1 £20,500 -8.88%
Warwickshire -8 1 £31,500 -30.00% 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 86 (61.87%) Linux
2 68 (48.92%) Perl
3 65 (46.76%) Java
4 64 (46.04%) SQL
5 60 (43.17%) Windows
6 43 (30.94%) PHP
7 42 (30.22%) HTML
8 41 (29.50%) Software Engineering
9 40 (28.78%) PostgreSQL
10 39 (28.06%) UNIX
11 37 (26.62%) JavaScript
12 35 (25.18%) C#
13 33 (23.74%) DB2
14 32 (23.02%) J2EE
15 31 (22.30%) Apache
15 31 (22.30%) REST
16 30 (21.58%) Oracle
16 30 (21.58%) Ruby
16 30 (21.58%) RESTful
17 29 (20.86%) Degree
18 28 (20.14%) Git (software)
19 27 (19.42%) Web Services
20 26 (18.71%) Big Data
21 25 (17.99%) VBScript
21 25 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
22 24 (17.27%) XHTML
23 23 (16.55%) Microsoft
23 23 (16.55%) Bash Shell
24 22 (15.83%) .NET
24 22 (15.83%) SQL Server

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 31 (22.30%) Apache
2 18 (12.95%) Tomcat
3 10 (7.19%) JBoss
4 8 (5.76%) Node.js
5 7 (5.04%) GlassFish
6 3 (2.16%) nginx
6 3 (2.16%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.16%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (2.16%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.44%) Drupal
8 1 (0.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (10.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.91%) SaaS
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.23%) TCP/IP
2 10 (7.19%) BIG-IP
3 7 (5.04%) DNS
4 5 (3.60%) DHCP
5 2 (1.44%) Internet
5 2 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.44%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.44%) LDAP
5 2 (1.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (28.78%) PostgreSQL
2 33 (23.74%) DB2
3 26 (18.71%) Big Data
4 22 (15.83%) SQL Server
5 14 (10.07%) MySQL
6 6 (4.32%) SQLite
7 3 (2.16%) Redis
7 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.16%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.16%) Couchbase
7 3 (2.16%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.72%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 28 (20.14%) Git (software)
2 17 (12.23%) Maven
3 13 (9.35%) Mercurial
3 13 (9.35%) Jenkins
4 12 (8.63%) CruiseControl
5 10 (7.19%) Hudson
6 9 (6.47%) Artifactory
6 9 (6.47%) Ant
7 7 (5.04%) JUnit
8 6 (4.32%) Xcode
9 5 (3.60%) Subversion
10 4 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.16%) TeamCity
11 3 (2.16%) Grunt
12 1 (0.72%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (13.67%) Finance
2 16 (11.51%) Front Office
3 14 (10.07%) Financial Institution
4 12 (8.63%) Electronics
5 2 (1.44%) Advertising
6 1 (0.72%) Publishing
6 1 (0.72%) Retail
6 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (28.06%) Developer
2 33 (23.74%) Software Engineer
3 26 (18.71%) Java Software Engineer
4 15 (10.79%) Web Developer
4 15 (10.79%) Consultant
4 15 (10.79%) Technical Consultant
5 14 (10.07%) Applications Support
6 13 (9.35%) Applications Support Analyst
6 13 (9.35%) Support Analyst
6 13 (9.35%) Analyst
7 10 (7.19%) Technical Support
7 10 (7.19%) Firmware Engineer
7 10 (7.19%) Senior Firmware Engineer
8 9 (6.47%) Junior
9 8 (5.76%) Senior Consultant
9 8 (5.76%) Technical Engineer
9 8 (5.76%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 8 (5.76%) Senior Technical Support
10 7 (5.04%) Technical Manager
10 7 (5.04%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (30.22%) HTML
2 32 (23.02%) J2EE
3 31 (22.30%) REST
4 30 (21.58%) RESTful
5 27 (19.42%) Web Services
6 24 (17.27%) XHTML
7 22 (15.83%) .NET
8 18 (12.95%) CSS
9 14 (10.07%) jQuery
10 9 (6.47%) XML
11 8 (5.76%) WCF
12 7 (5.04%) AngularJS
12 7 (5.04%) EJB
13 6 (4.32%) JSON
13 6 (4.32%) Cocoa
13 6 (4.32%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (4.32%) RabbitMQ
14 5 (3.60%) Ajax
14 5 (3.60%) JMS
14 5 (3.60%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.07%) Equities
2 13 (9.35%) Wiki
2 13 (9.35%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.88%) User Experience
3 4 (2.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.44%) Clustering
4 2 (1.44%) iPhone
4 2 (1.44%) Open Source
4 2 (1.44%) iPad
4 2 (1.44%) SCADA
5 1 (0.72%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.72%) Derivative
5 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.72%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 86 (61.87%) Linux
2 60 (43.17%) Windows
3 39 (28.06%) UNIX
4 7 (5.04%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.88%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.16%) Debian
6 3 (2.16%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.44%) AIX
7 2 (1.44%) Solaris
8 1 (0.72%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.72%) Android
8 1 (0.72%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (29.50%) Software Engineering
2 25 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (12.23%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (10.79%) ETRM
4 15 (10.79%) ITIL
5 13 (9.35%) DevOps
6 12 (8.63%) Scrum
7 10 (7.19%) Software Deployment
8 9 (6.47%) Unit Testing
8 9 (6.47%) Validation
9 8 (5.76%) TDD
10 7 (5.04%) OO
10 7 (5.04%) Kanban
10 7 (5.04%) Mentoring
11 6 (4.32%) iOS Development
12 5 (3.60%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (3.60%) Refactoring
13 4 (2.88%) E-Commerce
14 3 (2.16%) Project Management
14 3 (2.16%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 68 (48.92%) Perl
2 65 (46.76%) Java
3 64 (46.04%) SQL
4 43 (30.94%) PHP
5 37 (26.62%) JavaScript
6 35 (25.18%) C#
7 30 (21.58%) Ruby
8 25 (17.99%) VBScript
9 23 (16.55%) Bash Shell
10 20 (14.39%) C++
11 13 (9.35%) C
12 10 (7.19%) PowerShell
13 8 (5.76%) Shell Script
14 7 (5.04%) Objective-C
15 5 (3.60%) VB.NET
15 5 (3.60%) Delphi
16 4 (2.88%) CoffeeScript
17 3 (2.16%) PL/SQL
17 3 (2.16%) VBA
18 2 (1.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (20.86%) Degree
2 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.44%) DV Cleared
2 2 (1.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 10 (7.19%) Firmware
1 10 (7.19%) vSphere
1 10 (7.19%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (3.60%) Squid
3 4 (2.88%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (14.39%) Puppet
2 7 (5.04%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.60%) Nagios
3 5 (3.60%) OpenNMS
4 1 (0.72%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (21.58%) Oracle
2 23 (16.55%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.63%) VMware
4 8 (5.76%) Reuters
4 8 (5.76%) Bloomberg
5 2 (1.44%) Cisco
5 2 (1.44%) EMC
6 1 (0.72%) Apple
6 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.72%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.72%) Marketo
6 1 (0.72%) HubSpot
6 1 (0.72%) SaltStack
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum PLUS Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago