The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 126 135
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Python 90 125 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.79% 2.00% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.59% 4.64% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 78 105 66
Median salary £37,250 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.57% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,600 £57,500
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2509 2694 2631
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 50.00% 43.18% 49.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2165 2343 2359
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Python in the West Midlands

Python
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 22 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Python in the West Midlands

Python
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +25 43 £40,000 -5.32% 2
Warwickshire -2 19 £32,500 -43.47% 3
Birmingham +11 15 £33,750 -6.89% 4
Worcestershire +1 8 £31,000 -31.11% 1
Staffordshire +14 6 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Shropshire +12 1 £55,000 +57.14% 3
Python
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Python.

1 142 (52.79%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (49.81%) Linux
3 100 (37.17%) Java
4 97 (36.06%) JavaScript
5 73 (27.14%) Software Engineering
6 70 (26.02%) Git (software)
7 66 (24.54%) Continuous Integration
8 65 (24.16%) C++
9 58 (21.56%) Amazon AWS
9 58 (21.56%) Docker
10 57 (21.19%) Bash Shell
11 54 (20.07%) SQL
11 54 (20.07%) Web Services
12 53 (19.70%) Microservices
13 51 (18.96%) DevOps
13 51 (18.96%) Degree
14 50 (18.59%) C#
15 48 (17.84%) HTML
15 48 (17.84%) Scrum
15 48 (17.84%) Jenkins
16 46 (17.10%) Ruby
17 45 (16.73%) .NET
18 44 (16.36%) TDD
18 44 (16.36%) Puppet
18 44 (16.36%) JIRA
19 41 (15.24%) MongoDB
19 41 (15.24%) RESTful
20 40 (14.87%) Automated Testing
21 38 (14.13%) C
22 37 (13.75%) Google

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 19 (7.06%) SAS
2 13 (4.83%) Tomcat
3 11 (4.09%) Apache
4 9 (3.35%) Confluence
4 9 (3.35%) nginx
5 8 (2.97%) JBoss
6 7 (2.60%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.86%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.49%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.74%) Documentum
9 2 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.37%) CMS
10 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (4.09%) SPSS
2 9 (3.35%) Simulink
3 5 (1.86%) Maple
4 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Magento
2 1 (0.37%) assyst
2 1 (0.37%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 58 (21.56%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.58%) AWS CloudFormation
2 15 (5.58%) Google Analytics
2 15 (5.58%) SaaS
3 6 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.86%) AdWords
5 4 (1.49%) GitHub
6 2 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.74%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.74%) IaaS
6 2 (0.74%) PaaS
7 1 (0.37%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.37%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.72%) HTTP
2 9 (3.35%) Profibus
3 7 (2.60%) DNS
4 6 (2.23%) Bluetooth
4 6 (2.23%) Internet
5 4 (1.49%) DHCP
5 4 (1.49%) Firewall
5 4 (1.49%) Wireless
5 4 (1.49%) ZigBee
6 3 (1.12%) LAN
6 3 (1.12%) SSL
6 3 (1.12%) WAN
7 2 (0.74%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (15.24%) MongoDB
2 36 (13.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 29 (10.78%) NoSQL
4 20 (7.43%) Big Data
4 20 (7.43%) MySQL
5 16 (5.95%) SQL Server
6 11 (4.09%) Hadoop
6 11 (4.09%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (4.09%) Relational Database
7 10 (3.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 8 (2.97%) Data Mining
9 7 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.60%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.23%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.49%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.49%) QlikView
11 4 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (1.12%) DB2
Development Applications
1 70 (26.02%) Git (software)
2 48 (17.84%) Jenkins
3 44 (16.36%) JIRA
4 37 (13.75%) Selenium
5 23 (8.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 18 (6.69%) Subversion
7 16 (5.95%) Vagrant
8 14 (5.20%) Hudson
9 13 (4.83%) GoCD
10 12 (4.46%) Maven
11 11 (4.09%) Robot Framework
12 10 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (3.35%) SonarQube
13 9 (3.35%) TeamCity
14 8 (2.97%) Octopus Deploy
15 7 (2.60%) Cucumber
16 6 (2.23%) Ant
16 6 (2.23%) MSBuild
17 5 (1.86%) Eclipse
17 5 (1.86%) LabVIEW
General
1 36 (13.38%) Finance
2 32 (11.90%) Marketing
3 26 (9.67%) Electronics
4 20 (7.43%) Retail
5 12 (4.46%) Back Office
5 12 (4.46%) Banking
6 9 (3.35%) Billing
7 5 (1.86%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.86%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.37%) Advertising
8 1 (0.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 80 (29.74%) Developer
2 46 (17.10%) Software Engineer
3 37 (13.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 32 (11.90%) Python Developer
5 26 (9.67%) Analyst
5 26 (9.67%) Graduate
6 22 (8.18%) Junior
7 21 (7.81%) Java Developer
8 20 (7.43%) Junior Developer
8 20 (7.43%) Senior DevOps
8 20 (7.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 20 (7.43%) Test Leader
9 18 (6.69%) C# Developer
10 16 (5.95%) Graduate C# Developer
10 16 (5.95%) Graduate Developer
10 16 (5.95%) Junior C# Developer
10 16 (5.95%) Junior Java Developer
10 16 (5.95%) Junior Python Developer
10 16 (5.95%) Linux Engineer
10 16 (5.95%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (20.07%) Web Services
2 48 (17.84%) HTML
3 45 (16.73%) .NET
4 41 (15.24%) RESTful
5 28 (10.41%) ASP.NET
5 28 (10.41%) Node.js
6 26 (9.67%) J2EE
7 24 (8.92%) CSS
8 21 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (7.43%) JMS
10 19 (7.06%) Django
10 19 (7.06%) HornetQ
10 19 (7.06%) REST
11 15 (5.58%) ActiveMQ
11 15 (5.58%) AngularJS
11 15 (5.58%) Kafka
12 13 (4.83%) Natural Language Processing
13 10 (3.72%) HTML5
14 9 (3.35%) Spring
15 8 (2.97%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.55%) Computer Science
2 23 (8.55%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (5.20%) User Experience
4 11 (4.09%) Mobile App
5 10 (3.72%) Smart Meter
6 9 (3.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 8 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.97%) Fintech
8 7 (2.60%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (2.23%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.86%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.86%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.12%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.74%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.74%) SCADA
13 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.37%) LLPG
13 1 (0.37%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 134 (49.81%) Linux
2 32 (11.90%) CentOS
3 28 (10.41%) Windows
4 25 (9.29%) Ubuntu
5 15 (5.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (5.58%) Unix
6 10 (3.72%) VxWorks
7 9 (3.35%) Windows Server
8 8 (2.97%) Android
8 8 (2.97%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.49%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.74%) Fedora
11 1 (0.37%) Debian
11 1 (0.37%) openSUSE
11 1 (0.37%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (52.79%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (27.14%) Software Engineering
3 66 (24.54%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (19.70%) Microservices
5 51 (18.96%) DevOps
6 48 (17.84%) Scrum
7 44 (16.36%) TDD
8 40 (14.87%) Automated Testing
9 34 (12.64%) Configuration Management
10 32 (11.90%) Automation Testing
11 30 (11.15%) Unit Testing
12 29 (10.78%) MVC
13 27 (10.04%) Continuous Delivery
14 26 (9.67%) Test Scripting
15 22 (8.18%) Analytics
15 22 (8.18%) Mentoring
16 20 (7.43%) BDD
17 19 (7.06%) SOA
18 18 (6.69%) Machine Learning
19 17 (6.32%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 100 (37.17%) Java
2 97 (36.06%) JavaScript
3 65 (24.16%) C++
4 57 (21.19%) Bash Shell
5 54 (20.07%) SQL
6 50 (18.59%) C#
7 46 (17.10%) Ruby
8 38 (14.13%) C
9 30 (11.15%) PHP
10 29 (10.78%) Perl
11 28 (10.41%) Scala
12 23 (8.55%) MATLAB
13 22 (8.18%) R
14 18 (6.69%) Groovy
15 11 (4.09%) Go
16 8 (2.97%) F#
17 7 (2.60%) Korn
17 7 (2.60%) PowerShell
17 7 (2.60%) Shell Script
18 4 (1.49%) Jython
Qualifications
1 51 (18.96%) Degree
2 12 (4.46%) ISTQB
3 8 (2.97%) PhD
4 7 (2.60%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.12%) CSQA
6 3 (1.12%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.12%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.74%) ISEB
8 1 (0.37%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.09%) IEC 61508
2 4 (1.49%) QA
3 3 (1.12%) MISRA
4 1 (0.37%) BS7666
4 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.37%) ISO13485
4 1 (0.37%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.37%) SDET
4 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (21.56%) Docker
2 22 (8.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.58%) VirtualBox
4 5 (1.86%) Firmware
5 3 (1.12%) Samba
5 3 (1.12%) Squid
6 2 (0.74%) Xen
7 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.37%) etcd
7 1 (0.37%) flannel
7 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 44 (16.36%) Puppet
2 34 (12.64%) Terraform
3 28 (10.41%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (9.67%) Ansible
5 19 (7.06%) Kubernetes
6 18 (6.69%) Nagios
7 15 (5.58%) Consul
7 15 (5.58%) Docker Swarm
7 15 (5.58%) Mesos
7 15 (5.58%) StatsD
8 3 (1.12%) Nessus
8 3 (1.12%) Nexpose
9 2 (0.74%) Graphite
9 2 (0.74%) Kibana
9 2 (0.74%) logstash
9 2 (0.74%) rkt
10 1 (0.37%) CloudForms
10 1 (0.37%) Salt
10 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (13.75%) Google
2 23 (8.55%) VMware
3 16 (5.95%) Red Hat
4 15 (5.58%) New Relic
5 14 (5.20%) Oracle
6 12 (4.46%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (4.09%) Microsoft
8 9 (3.35%) Atlassian
8 9 (3.35%) Coverity
9 7 (2.60%) Zend
10 4 (1.49%) Tableau
10 4 (1.49%) Xamarin
11 3 (1.12%) IBM
11 3 (1.12%) Qualys
11 3 (1.12%) Rapid7
11 3 (1.12%) SaltStack
12 2 (0.74%) Cognos
12 2 (0.74%) Pega
12 2 (0.74%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.37%) Alteryx
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