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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 104 85
Rank change year-on-year +8 -19  
Permanent jobs citing Python 28 33 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.52% 1.39% 2.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.47% 3.69% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 24
Median salary £36,250 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 808 895 775
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 43.82% 37.73% 44.39%
Number of salaries quoted 687 777 695
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Python as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Python in Birmingham

Python
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 54 (59.34%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (56.04%) Linux
3 48 (52.75%) Java
4 30 (32.97%) Finance
5 29 (31.87%) JavaScript
5 29 (31.87%) .NET
6 25 (27.47%) C++
7 23 (25.27%) Marketing
7 23 (25.27%) JIRA
7 23 (25.27%) Selenium
7 23 (25.27%) Automation Testing
8 22 (24.18%) Degree
8 22 (24.18%) C#
9 17 (18.68%) TDD
9 17 (18.68%) MVC
9 17 (18.68%) Perl
9 17 (18.68%) J2EE
9 17 (18.68%) ASP.NET
9 17 (18.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (18.68%) BDD
10 15 (16.48%) Test Scripting
11 14 (15.38%) Windows
11 14 (15.38%) SQL
12 13 (14.29%) Migration
13 12 (13.19%) Unix
13 12 (13.19%) Big Data
14 11 (12.09%) DevOps
14 11 (12.09%) C
14 11 (12.09%) Retail
14 11 (12.09%) Automated Testing

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 4 (4.40%) SAS
2 2 (2.20%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.10%) Apache
3 1 (1.10%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.10%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Blender
1 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) assyst
1 1 (1.10%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (10.99%) SaaS
2 4 (4.40%) GitHub
3 1 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) Firewall
2 1 (1.10%) DMZ
2 1 (1.10%) Internet
2 1 (1.10%) Intranet
2 1 (1.10%) Network Security
2 1 (1.10%) VLAN
2 1 (1.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.19%) Big Data
2 5 (5.49%) Hadoop
2 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.40%) GIS
3 4 (4.40%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.30%) QlikView
5 2 (2.20%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.20%) DB2
5 2 (2.20%) MySQL
5 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.20%) Spatial Data
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.10%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 23 (25.27%) JIRA
1 23 (25.27%) Selenium
2 7 (7.69%) Robot Framework
3 4 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.30%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.20%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.20%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.10%) Maven
General
1 30 (32.97%) Finance
2 23 (25.27%) Marketing
3 11 (12.09%) Retail
4 10 (10.99%) Banking
5 7 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.10%) Advertising
6 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (32.97%) Developer
2 20 (21.98%) Junior
2 20 (21.98%) Junior Developer
3 18 (19.78%) Java Developer
3 18 (19.78%) Python Developer
4 17 (18.68%) C# Developer
4 17 (18.68%) Graduate
4 17 (18.68%) Graduate C# Developer
4 17 (18.68%) Graduate Developer
4 17 (18.68%) Graduate Java Developer
4 17 (18.68%) Graduate Python Developer
4 17 (18.68%) Junior C# Developer
4 17 (18.68%) Junior Java Developer
4 17 (18.68%) Junior Python Developer
5 14 (15.38%) Test Leader
6 11 (12.09%) Analyst
7 10 (10.99%) AWS Engineer
8 8 (8.79%) Automation Test Lead
8 8 (8.79%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (31.87%) .NET
2 17 (18.68%) ASP.NET
2 17 (18.68%) ASP.NET MVC
2 17 (18.68%) J2EE
3 9 (9.89%) CSS
4 8 (8.79%) HTML
5 3 (3.30%) SOAP
6 2 (2.20%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.20%) CakePHP
6 2 (2.20%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (2.20%) Django
6 2 (2.20%) Laravel
6 2 (2.20%) Middleware
6 2 (2.20%) REST
6 2 (2.20%) Spring
6 2 (2.20%) Symfony
6 2 (2.20%) Web Services
7 1 (1.10%) CSS3
7 1 (1.10%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (1.10%) Three.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Fintech
2 7 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.40%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.20%) LLPG
7 1 (1.10%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 51 (56.04%) Linux
2 14 (15.38%) Windows
3 12 (13.19%) Unix
4 10 (10.99%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.30%) CentOS
6 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.10%) Android
7 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (59.34%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.27%) Automation Testing
3 17 (18.68%) BDD
3 17 (18.68%) MVC
3 17 (18.68%) TDD
4 15 (16.48%) Test Scripting
5 13 (14.29%) Migration
6 11 (12.09%) Automated Testing
6 11 (12.09%) DevOps
7 9 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.69%) Information Security
8 7 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (6.59%) SDLC
9 6 (6.59%) Statistics
10 4 (4.40%) Data Protection
10 4 (4.40%) Network Design
11 3 (3.30%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (3.30%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (3.30%) Project Management
11 3 (3.30%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (52.75%) Java
2 29 (31.87%) JavaScript
3 25 (27.47%) C++
4 22 (24.18%) C#
5 17 (18.68%) Perl
6 14 (15.38%) SQL
7 11 (12.09%) C
8 10 (10.99%) Bash Shell
9 9 (9.89%) Shell Script
10 8 (8.79%) R
10 8 (8.79%) Ruby
11 6 (6.59%) PHP
12 4 (4.40%) Scala
13 1 (1.10%) Go
13 1 (1.10%) VB
13 1 (1.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (24.18%) Degree
2 10 (10.99%) AWS Certification
3 4 (4.40%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.10%) CCSA
4 1 (1.10%) CCSE
4 1 (1.10%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) BS7666
2 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.10%) Docker
1 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (10.99%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (10.99%) Puppet
2 3 (3.30%) Nessus
2 3 (3.30%) Nexpose
3 2 (2.20%) Terraform
4 1 (1.10%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.10%) Nagios
4 1 (1.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (4.40%) Oracle
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.30%) Qualys
2 3 (3.30%) Rapid7
2 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
2 3 (3.30%) Tableau
3 2 (2.20%) Cognos
3 2 (2.20%) ESRI
3 2 (2.20%) Google
3 2 (2.20%) Mapinfo
3 2 (2.20%) ServiceNow
3 2 (2.20%) Zend
4 1 (1.10%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.10%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco
4 1 (1.10%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.10%) Juniper
4 1 (1.10%) SAP
4 1 (1.10%) VMware
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