Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 107 118
Rank change year-on-year +32 +11 +31
Permanent jobs citing Python 132 110 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.43% 2.32% 1.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.09% 5.88% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 107 114 87
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% +27.78% +28.57%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £82,500 £68,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.29%

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1861 1872 1712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 48.31% 39.53% 43.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1610 1566 1554
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.58%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Birmingham

Python
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Python in Birmingham

Python
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Python in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Python.

1 71 (53.79%) Java
2 62 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (45.45%) Linux
4 54 (40.91%) JavaScript
5 48 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
6 41 (31.06%) Microsoft Azure
6 41 (31.06%) Degree
7 39 (29.55%) SQL
8 37 (28.03%) .NET
9 32 (24.24%) C#
10 31 (23.48%) PHP
11 29 (21.97%) BDD
12 28 (21.21%) DevOps
12 28 (21.21%) PowerShell
13 27 (20.45%) Ruby
13 27 (20.45%) Docker
13 27 (20.45%) Node.js
14 25 (18.94%) Open Source
14 25 (18.94%) AWS CloudFormation
14 25 (18.94%) Marketing
14 25 (18.94%) TDD
14 25 (18.94%) Test Automation
14 25 (18.94%) C++
15 24 (18.18%) Jenkins
16 23 (17.42%) MVC
17 22 (16.67%) Finance
17 22 (16.67%) Perl
17 22 (16.67%) J2EE
18 21 (15.91%) Configuration Management
18 21 (15.91%) AngularJS

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 9 (6.82%) CMS
2 8 (6.06%) Drupal
3 7 (5.30%) JBoss
3 7 (5.30%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.79%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.52%) Apache
6 2 (1.52%) Confluence
6 2 (1.52%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.76%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.76%) Liferay
7 1 (0.76%) SAS
7 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 48 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (31.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (18.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 16 (12.12%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (6.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 9 (6.82%) Datadog
6 8 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (5.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 7 (5.30%) GitHub
8 5 (3.79%) Amazon S3
9 4 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (1.52%) Office 365
11 1 (0.76%) Fastly
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.85%) VPN
2 9 (6.82%) Firewall
3 8 (6.06%) Unified Communications
4 5 (3.79%) 802.11
4 5 (3.79%) HTTP
4 5 (3.79%) SNMP
5 4 (3.03%) IMAP
5 4 (3.03%) Internet
6 3 (2.27%) S/MIME
6 3 (2.27%) Skype
6 3 (2.27%) SMTP
7 2 (1.52%) LDAP
7 2 (1.52%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.52%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (1.52%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.76%) Modbus
8 1 (0.76%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.64%) MySQL
2 10 (7.58%) NoSQL
2 10 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (6.82%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.30%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (5.30%) Big Data
5 5 (3.79%) Spotfire
6 4 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.03%) MariaDB
6 4 (3.03%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.52%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.52%) QlikView
7 2 (1.52%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.76%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.76%) DB2
8 1 (0.76%) Power BI
8 1 (0.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 15 (11.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (9.85%) Selenium
4 11 (8.33%) JMeter
4 11 (8.33%) SoapUI
5 10 (7.58%) Cucumber
6 9 (6.82%) TeamCity
6 9 (6.82%) Vagrant
7 7 (5.30%) Bitbucket
7 7 (5.30%) Codeship
7 7 (5.30%) GoCD
7 7 (5.30%) JBehave
7 7 (5.30%) Maven
7 7 (5.30%) WATIR
7 7 (5.30%) WebDriver
8 5 (3.79%) Eclipse
8 5 (3.79%) Git (software)
8 5 (3.79%) Hudson
8 5 (3.79%) IntelliJ
8 5 (3.79%) Subversion
General
1 25 (18.94%) Marketing
2 22 (16.67%) Finance
3 9 (6.82%) Banking
4 7 (5.30%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Automotive
6 1 (0.76%) Electronics
6 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (40.91%) Developer
2 29 (21.97%) Graduate
3 25 (18.94%) Junior
3 25 (18.94%) Junior Developer
4 24 (18.18%) Graduate Developer
4 24 (18.18%) Python Developer
5 22 (16.67%) Java Developer
6 20 (15.15%) C# Developer
6 20 (15.15%) Graduate C# Developer
6 20 (15.15%) Graduate Java Developer
6 20 (15.15%) Graduate Python Developer
6 20 (15.15%) Junior C# Developer
6 20 (15.15%) Junior Java Developer
6 20 (15.15%) Junior Python Developer
7 14 (10.61%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (8.33%) Architect
8 11 (8.33%) Data Scientist
8 11 (8.33%) Technical Developer
9 10 (7.58%) Technical Architect
10 9 (6.82%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (28.03%) .NET
2 27 (20.45%) Node.js
3 22 (16.67%) J2EE
4 21 (15.91%) AngularJS
5 20 (15.15%) ASP.NET
5 20 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (15.15%) HTML
6 19 (14.39%) CSS
7 9 (6.82%) Django
8 8 (6.06%) Web Services
9 7 (5.30%) Gherkin
10 5 (3.79%) 802.1X
10 5 (3.79%) REST
11 3 (2.27%) HTML5
11 3 (2.27%) SOAP
11 3 (2.27%) Spring
12 2 (1.52%) jQuery
12 2 (1.52%) Kafka
12 2 (1.52%) React
12 2 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.61%) Computer Science
1 14 (10.61%) Public Cloud
2 11 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.27%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.52%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.52%) iPad
5 2 (1.52%) iPhone
5 2 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.52%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (1.52%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.52%) User Experience
6 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.76%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.76%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 60 (45.45%) Linux
2 13 (9.85%) Unix
2 13 (9.85%) Windows
3 7 (5.30%) CentOS
4 6 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.55%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.03%) Android
5 4 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.52%) DC/OS
6 2 (1.52%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.52%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.76%) Solaris
7 1 (0.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (21.97%) BDD
3 28 (21.21%) DevOps
4 25 (18.94%) Open Source
4 25 (18.94%) TDD
4 25 (18.94%) Test Automation
5 23 (17.42%) MVC
6 21 (15.91%) Configuration Management
7 16 (12.12%) SDLC
8 14 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (9.85%) Release Automation
10 12 (9.09%) Data Analysis
10 12 (9.09%) Machine Learning
10 12 (9.09%) Runbook
11 11 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (8.33%) ITIL
11 11 (8.33%) Software Engineering
12 10 (7.58%) Change Management
13 8 (6.06%) Performance Testing
13 8 (6.06%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (53.79%) Java
2 54 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 39 (29.55%) SQL
4 32 (24.24%) C#
5 31 (23.48%) PHP
6 28 (21.21%) PowerShell
7 27 (20.45%) Ruby
8 25 (18.94%) C++
9 22 (16.67%) Perl
10 17 (12.88%) C
11 15 (11.36%) R
12 13 (9.85%) Bash Shell
13 11 (8.33%) VBScript
14 9 (6.82%) Shell Script
15 5 (3.79%) Lua
16 3 (2.27%) Scala
16 3 (2.27%) VB
17 2 (1.52%) Go
17 2 (1.52%) VBA
18 1 (0.76%) Ada
Qualifications
1 41 (31.06%) Degree
2 12 (9.09%) PhD
3 8 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (3.79%) CHECK Team Leader
4 5 (3.79%) CHECK Team Member
4 5 (3.79%) OSCP
5 2 (1.52%) ISEB
5 2 (1.52%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.88%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) GCP
3 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (20.45%) Docker
2 16 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.85%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (5.30%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.27%) vSphere
5 3 (2.27%) XenApp
5 3 (2.27%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.52%) Sendmail
6 2 (1.52%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (15.15%) Ansible
1 20 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (15.15%) Puppet
2 11 (8.33%) Salt
2 11 (8.33%) SCVMM
3 8 (6.06%) Kubernetes
3 8 (6.06%) SCCM
3 8 (6.06%) Terraform
4 7 (5.30%) Capistrano
4 7 (5.30%) Docker Swarm
4 7 (5.30%) Packer
4 7 (5.30%) Pingdom
5 5 (3.79%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (3.79%) SCOM
6 4 (3.03%) Cacti
6 4 (3.03%) Icinga
6 4 (3.03%) Nagios
7 2 (1.52%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.76%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 16 (12.12%) VMware
2 11 (8.33%) BMC
3 9 (6.82%) Citrix
3 9 (6.82%) Splunk
4 7 (5.30%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.30%) Rackspace
5 5 (3.79%) McAfee
5 5 (3.79%) Symantec
6 4 (3.03%) Apple
6 4 (3.03%) Greenplum
6 4 (3.03%) New Relic
6 4 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.03%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.27%) Acronis
7 3 (2.27%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.27%) Google
7 3 (2.27%) HP
7 3 (2.27%) Juniper
8 2 (1.52%) Dell
8 2 (1.52%) Wyse