Period
to 18 January 2021

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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 13 46 59
Rank change year-on-year +33 +13 +18
Permanent jobs citing Python 172 118 149
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 12.45% 4.56% 4.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.97% 10.48% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 228 107 130
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +1.94% +21.18%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,150 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £62,500 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%

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 783 1,126 1,277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 56.70% 43.54% 38.56%
Number of salaries quoted 667 1,005 1,047
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,750 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £48,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.23% +3.53% +6.25%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Birmingham

Python
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Python in Birmingham

Python
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Python in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 January 2021, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Python.

1 80 (46.51%) DevOps
2 78 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (39.53%) JavaScript
4 62 (36.05%) AWS
5 53 (30.81%) Java
6 52 (30.23%) Microservices
6 52 (30.23%) REST
7 51 (29.65%) GCP
8 49 (28.49%) Node.js
9 43 (25.00%) C#
9 43 (25.00%) Django
10 42 (24.42%) Flask
11 41 (23.84%) Docker
12 39 (22.67%) Test Automation
12 39 (22.67%) SQL
13 38 (22.09%) Linux
13 38 (22.09%) Fintech
14 37 (21.51%) Go
14 37 (21.51%) Azure
15 36 (20.93%) SaaS
16 34 (19.77%) Open Source
16 34 (19.77%) Technical Leadership
17 33 (19.19%) Kubernetes
17 33 (19.19%) TDD
18 32 (18.60%) Google
18 32 (18.60%) Jenkins
18 32 (18.60%) MongoDB
19 30 (17.44%) React
19 30 (17.44%) Perl
20 29 (16.86%) Degree

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 11 (6.40%) Confluence
2 7 (4.07%) GlassFish
2 7 (4.07%) JBoss
2 7 (4.07%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.49%) Camunda
3 6 (3.49%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.33%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.16%) Apache
5 2 (1.16%) Apache Synapse
Business Applications
1 9 (5.23%) Odoo
2 7 (4.07%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 62 (36.05%) AWS
2 51 (29.65%) GCP
3 37 (21.51%) Azure
4 36 (20.93%) SaaS
5 29 (16.86%) Serverless
6 28 (16.28%) AWS Lambda
7 16 (9.30%) GitHub
8 11 (6.40%) IaaS
8 11 (6.40%) Power Platform
9 6 (3.49%) Azure Data Factory
9 6 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (3.49%) PaaS
10 2 (1.16%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (1.16%) BlazeMeter
11 1 (0.58%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.58%) Cloudflare
11 1 (0.58%) Heroku
11 1 (0.58%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.91%) VoIP
2 3 (1.74%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (1.74%) RTP
2 3 (1.74%) STUN
3 2 (1.16%) BGP
3 2 (1.16%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (1.16%) DMVPN
3 2 (1.16%) DNS
3 2 (1.16%) EIGRP
3 2 (1.16%) Firewall
3 2 (1.16%) HTTP
3 2 (1.16%) LAN
3 2 (1.16%) OSPF
3 2 (1.16%) WAN
4 1 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.60%) MongoDB
2 22 (12.79%) SQL Server
3 19 (11.05%) NoSQL
4 14 (8.14%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (7.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (6.40%) Power BI
8 9 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (4.07%) Geospatial Data
10 5 (2.91%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.91%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (2.91%) Data Lake
10 5 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (2.33%) Amazon Athena
11 4 (2.33%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (2.33%) BigQuery
11 4 (2.33%) Bigtable
11 4 (2.33%) Cloud Spanner
11 4 (2.33%) MySQL
12 3 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 32 (18.60%) Jenkins
2 28 (16.28%) Git (software)
3 22 (12.79%) GitLab
4 21 (12.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 15 (8.72%) Bitbucket
6 12 (6.98%) JIRA
6 12 (6.98%) TeamCity
7 9 (5.23%) Artifactory
8 7 (4.07%) Apache Archiva
8 7 (4.07%) JUnit
8 7 (4.07%) Mockito
8 7 (4.07%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (3.49%) Robot Framework
10 5 (2.91%) Selenium
11 4 (2.33%) Hudson
11 4 (2.33%) SonarQube
11 4 (2.33%) Vagrant
12 3 (1.74%) Appium
12 3 (1.74%) Maven
12 3 (1.74%) Postman
General
1 25 (14.53%) Retail
2 12 (6.98%) Public Sector
3 9 (5.23%) Finance
4 5 (2.91%) Games
5 4 (2.33%) Marketing
5 4 (2.33%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.74%) Law
7 2 (1.16%) Banking
7 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (37.79%) Developer
2 25 (14.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (12.79%) Python Engineer
4 18 (10.47%) Principal Engineer
5 16 (9.30%) Java Developer
6 11 (6.40%) Azure Engineer
6 11 (6.40%) Backend Developer
7 10 (5.81%) Analyst
7 10 (5.81%) Architect
7 10 (5.81%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 10 (5.81%) C# Developer
7 10 (5.81%) Data Engineer
7 10 (5.81%) Full Stack Developer
7 10 (5.81%) Lead Developer
7 10 (5.81%) Platform Engineer
7 10 (5.81%) Python Developer
8 8 (4.65%) C++ Developer
8 8 (4.65%) C++/C# Developer
8 8 (4.65%) C++/Java Developer
9 7 (4.07%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (30.23%) REST
2 49 (28.49%) Node.js
3 43 (25.00%) Django
4 42 (24.42%) Flask
5 30 (17.44%) React
6 26 (15.12%) AngularJS
7 14 (8.14%) Spring
8 13 (7.56%) CSS
9 12 (6.98%) Vue.js
10 11 (6.40%) GraphQL
10 11 (6.40%) HTML
10 11 (6.40%) RESTful
10 11 (6.40%) Spring Boot
11 9 (5.23%) Kafka
12 8 (4.65%) CSS3
12 8 (4.65%) HTML5
12 8 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (4.07%) Hibernate
13 7 (4.07%) Java EE
13 7 (4.07%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.33%) Blog
1 4 (2.33%) Public Cloud
1 4 (2.33%) Social Media
2 3 (1.74%) Algorithms
2 3 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.16%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.58%) Cloud Native
4 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.58%) RIA
4 1 (0.58%) Robotics
4 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 38 (22.09%) Linux
2 11 (6.40%) Unix
3 8 (4.65%) CentOS
4 7 (4.07%) Ubuntu
5 6 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.16%) AIX
6 2 (1.16%) Android
6 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.16%) Solaris
6 2 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (46.51%) DevOps
2 78 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (30.23%) Microservices
4 39 (22.67%) Test Automation
5 38 (22.09%) Fintech
6 34 (19.77%) Open Source
6 34 (19.77%) Technical Leadership
7 33 (19.19%) TDD
8 28 (16.28%) Software Engineering
9 25 (14.53%) Machine Learning
10 23 (13.37%) BDD
11 21 (12.21%) Coaching
11 21 (12.21%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (12.21%) Mentoring
11 21 (12.21%) Problem-Solving
12 19 (11.05%) MVC
13 16 (9.30%) Collaborative Working
13 16 (9.30%) Configuration Management
14 15 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (8.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 68 (39.53%) JavaScript
2 53 (30.81%) Java
3 43 (25.00%) C#
4 39 (22.67%) SQL
5 37 (21.51%) Go
6 30 (17.44%) Perl
7 26 (15.12%) C++
8 24 (13.95%) Bash Shell
9 13 (7.56%) Ruby
10 12 (6.98%) PHP
11 11 (6.40%) PowerShell
12 8 (4.65%) Java 8
13 5 (2.91%) R
13 5 (2.91%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.74%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.58%) C
15 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (16.86%) Degree
2 23 (13.37%) Security Cleared
3 21 (12.21%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.49%) AWS Certification
5 4 (2.33%) CISSP
5 4 (2.33%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (2.33%) CREST Certified
5 4 (2.33%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.33%) GCIH
5 4 (2.33%) OSCP
5 4 (2.33%) SANS
6 2 (1.16%) CCDA
6 2 (1.16%) CCIE
6 2 (1.16%) CCNA
6 2 (1.16%) CCNP
6 2 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.58%) CIW
7 1 (0.58%) OCA
7 1 (0.58%) OCP
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 5 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 5 (2.91%) NCSC
2 4 (2.33%) SLA
3 2 (1.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 41 (23.84%) Docker
2 3 (1.74%) Kamailio
3 2 (1.16%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (19.19%) Kubernetes
2 29 (16.86%) Terraform
3 25 (14.53%) Ansible
4 19 (11.05%) Puppet
5 17 (9.88%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (3.49%) Grafana
6 6 (3.49%) Graphite
6 6 (3.49%) Prometheus
6 6 (3.49%) Salt
7 5 (2.91%) Consul
7 5 (2.91%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (2.91%) Packer
8 4 (2.33%) CFEngine
8 4 (2.33%) Nagios
9 3 (1.74%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 32 (18.60%) Google
2 28 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.23%) Oracle
4 8 (4.65%) Cisco
5 7 (4.07%) IBM
6 6 (3.49%) Arista
6 6 (3.49%) Splunk
7 5 (2.91%) Apple
7 5 (2.91%) Databricks
7 5 (2.91%) Talend
8 3 (1.74%) Broadcom
9 2 (1.16%) Dell
9 2 (1.16%) Juniper
9 2 (1.16%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.16%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.16%) Sybase
9 2 (1.16%) VMware
9 2 (1.16%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.58%) Informatica
10 1 (0.58%) SAP