Period
to 24 July 2017

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 6 months to 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 138 158
Rank change year-on-year +18 +20 -4
Permanent jobs citing Python 245 254 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.44% 2.05% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.69% 4.73% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 272 234 228
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 5221 5374 5498
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 51.95% 43.44% 48.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4552 4563 4900
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 24 July 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 6 months to 24 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +40 92 £35,000 -2.78% 5
Warwickshire -11 59 £37,500 -28.57% 5
Birmingham +28 54 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Staffordshire +31 13 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Worcestershire +4 10 £31,000 -31.11% 1
Shropshire +5 5 £55,000 +8.41%
Walsall - 4 £45,000 -
Wolverhampton +15 3 £45,000 +42.86%
Willenhall - 3 £45,000 -
Solihull - 1 £55,500 - 3
Python
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 81 (33.06%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (31.43%) Linux
3 76 (31.02%) C#
4 72 (29.39%) Degree
5 63 (25.71%) Software Engineering
6 62 (25.31%) SQL
7 61 (24.90%) .NET
8 60 (24.49%) JavaScript
8 60 (24.49%) C++
9 57 (23.27%) Git (software)
10 53 (21.63%) Java
11 51 (20.82%) Amazon AWS
12 48 (19.59%) MVC
13 44 (17.96%) ASP.NET
13 44 (17.96%) NoSQL
14 41 (16.73%) AngularJS
15 39 (15.92%) Computer Science
15 39 (15.92%) R
16 35 (14.29%) HTML
16 35 (14.29%) MongoDB
17 34 (13.88%) C
17 34 (13.88%) PHP
18 33 (13.47%) Bash Shell
18 33 (13.47%) Marketing
19 31 (12.65%) MATLAB
20 30 (12.24%) Web Services
20 30 (12.24%) Machine Learning
21 28 (11.43%) Test Automation
22 27 (11.02%) Windows
23 26 (10.61%) TDD

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 22 (8.98%) SAS
2 7 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.04%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.04%) ArcGIS
3 5 (2.04%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.63%) Apache
4 4 (1.63%) JBoss
5 3 (1.22%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.22%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.82%) Confluence
7 1 (0.41%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.41%) CMS
7 1 (0.41%) Drupal
7 1 (0.41%) nginx
7 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (4.90%) SPSS
2 7 (2.86%) Maple
3 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.41%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 51 (20.82%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.67%) SaaS
4 8 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.45%) GitHub
6 5 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.22%) Google Analytics
8 3 (1.22%) IaaS
8 3 (1.22%) OpenShift
8 3 (1.22%) PaaS
9 2 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.82%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.82%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.41%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.12%) Internet
2 10 (4.08%) Firewall
3 8 (3.27%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.86%) SAN
5 6 (2.45%) NAS
6 5 (2.04%) Network Security
6 5 (2.04%) WAN
7 4 (1.63%) Ethernet
7 4 (1.63%) HTTP
7 4 (1.63%) LAN
7 4 (1.63%) Profibus
8 3 (1.22%) Bluetooth
8 3 (1.22%) DNS
8 3 (1.22%) IMAP
8 3 (1.22%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.82%) LDAP
9 2 (0.82%) S/MIME
9 2 (0.82%) SMTP
9 2 (0.82%) VoIP
9 2 (0.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (17.96%) NoSQL
2 35 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 24 (9.80%) Big Data
4 23 (9.39%) MySQL
4 23 (9.39%) SQL Server
5 17 (6.94%) Hadoop
6 9 (3.67%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 8 (3.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.86%) Neo4j
8 7 (2.86%) RavenDB
8 7 (2.86%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.45%) DB2
9 6 (2.45%) Looker
9 6 (2.45%) MariaDB
9 6 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.04%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 57 (23.27%) Git (software)
2 24 (9.80%) Jenkins
3 13 (5.31%) TeamCity
4 10 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (3.67%) JIRA
5 9 (3.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (2.86%) LabVIEW
6 7 (2.86%) Selenium
7 6 (2.45%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.45%) Fiddler
7 6 (2.45%) GoCD
7 6 (2.45%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.04%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.63%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.63%) Hudson
9 4 (1.63%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.63%) Vagrant
10 3 (1.22%) JUnit
10 3 (1.22%) Maven
General
1 33 (13.47%) Marketing
2 25 (10.20%) Finance
3 20 (8.16%) Electronics
4 7 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.04%) Back Office
5 5 (2.04%) Retail
6 3 (1.22%) Automotive
7 2 (0.82%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.82%) Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 99 (40.41%) Developer
2 40 (16.33%) Python Developer
2 40 (16.33%) Software Engineer
3 38 (15.51%) Software Developer
4 34 (13.88%) Graduate
5 24 (9.80%) Full Stack Developer
6 23 (9.39%) Architect
6 23 (9.39%) C# Developer
7 20 (8.16%) Analyst
7 20 (8.16%) Junior
7 20 (8.16%) Technical Architect
8 19 (7.76%) Java Developer
8 19 (7.76%) Junior Developer
9 17 (6.94%) Graduate Developer
9 17 (6.94%) Web Developer
10 16 (6.53%) C# Software Engineer
10 16 (6.53%) Full Stack Web Developer
10 16 (6.53%) Python Web Developer
11 15 (6.12%) Graduate Python Developer
11 15 (6.12%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (24.90%) .NET
2 44 (17.96%) ASP.NET
3 41 (16.73%) AngularJS
4 35 (14.29%) HTML
5 30 (12.24%) Web Services
6 26 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (10.20%) Django
8 24 (9.80%) CSS
9 23 (9.39%) J2EE
10 21 (8.57%) Node.js
11 18 (7.35%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (6.94%) .NET Framework
13 10 (4.08%) Entity Framework
14 9 (3.67%) REST
14 9 (3.67%) RESTful
14 9 (3.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (3.27%) jQuery
16 7 (2.86%) HTML5
16 7 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
17 6 (2.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.92%) Computer Science
2 18 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.94%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (4.49%) Algorithms
5 9 (3.67%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.27%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.86%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.86%) Internet of Things
8 6 (2.45%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (2.45%) User Experience
9 4 (1.63%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.22%) Smart Home
11 2 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.82%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.82%) SCADA
12 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.41%) FMCG
12 1 (0.41%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 77 (31.43%) Linux
2 27 (11.02%) Windows
3 12 (4.90%) Unix
4 11 (4.49%) CentOS
5 10 (4.08%) Android
5 10 (4.08%) Apple iOS
6 9 (3.67%) Ubuntu
7 7 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.63%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (1.63%) VxWorks
9 3 (1.22%) Kali Linux
9 3 (1.22%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.41%) Debian
11 1 (0.41%) Fedora
11 1 (0.41%) openSUSE
11 1 (0.41%) Solaris
11 1 (0.41%) SUSE
11 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (33.06%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (25.71%) Software Engineering
3 48 (19.59%) MVC
4 30 (12.24%) Machine Learning
5 28 (11.43%) Test Automation
6 26 (10.61%) Microservices
6 26 (10.61%) TDD
6 26 (10.61%) Web Development
7 23 (9.39%) Scrum
8 22 (8.98%) DevOps
9 20 (8.16%) BDD
9 20 (8.16%) Mathematics
10 19 (7.76%) Analytics
10 19 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (7.76%) Penetration Testing
11 18 (7.35%) Configuration Management
11 18 (7.35%) Mobile Development
12 16 (6.53%) Cybersecurity
13 15 (6.12%) Open Source
13 15 (6.12%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (31.02%) C#
2 62 (25.31%) SQL
3 60 (24.49%) C++
3 60 (24.49%) JavaScript
4 53 (21.63%) Java
5 39 (15.92%) R
6 34 (13.88%) C
6 34 (13.88%) PHP
7 33 (13.47%) Bash Shell
8 31 (12.65%) MATLAB
9 23 (9.39%) F#
10 21 (8.57%) Perl
11 19 (7.76%) PowerShell
12 17 (6.94%) Ruby
13 14 (5.71%) Scala
14 8 (3.27%) Go
15 5 (2.04%) VB.NET
16 4 (1.63%) Jython
16 4 (1.63%) Pascal
17 3 (1.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 72 (29.39%) Degree
2 19 (7.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (7.35%) PhD
4 11 (4.49%) Master's Degree
5 5 (2.04%) CISSP
5 5 (2.04%) ISSEP
6 3 (1.22%) ISEB
6 3 (1.22%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.82%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.41%) CCSA
8 1 (0.41%) CCSE
8 1 (0.41%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.41%) CSQA
8 1 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (2.45%) QA
2 5 (2.04%) NIST 800
3 3 (1.22%) MISRA
4 2 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.82%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.41%) GCP
5 1 (0.41%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.41%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 21 (8.57%) Docker
2 11 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.63%) Firmware
5 3 (1.22%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.82%) etcd
6 2 (0.82%) flannel
6 2 (0.82%) Sendmail
6 2 (0.82%) Xen
7 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (6.53%) Ansible
2 14 (5.71%) Puppet
3 12 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (4.08%) Kubernetes
4 10 (4.08%) Terraform
5 9 (3.67%) Nagios
6 7 (2.86%) Nessus
7 6 (2.45%) HP Fortify
8 5 (2.04%) Consul
9 4 (1.63%) Cacti
9 4 (1.63%) Icinga
9 4 (1.63%) Mesos
10 3 (1.22%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (1.22%) StatsD
11 2 (0.82%) Graphite
11 2 (0.82%) Kibana
11 2 (0.82%) logstash
11 2 (0.82%) Salt
11 2 (0.82%) Sysdig
12 1 (0.41%) SELinux
Vendors
1 21 (8.57%) Google
2 15 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.49%) IBM
3 11 (4.49%) Oracle
3 11 (4.49%) VMware
4 7 (2.86%) NetApp
4 7 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 7 (2.86%) Veracode
4 7 (2.86%) Xamarin
5 6 (2.45%) HP
6 5 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.04%) Tableau
7 4 (1.63%) New Relic
8 2 (0.82%) Cognos
8 2 (0.82%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.41%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.41%) Juniper
9 1 (0.41%) McAfee
9 1 (0.41%) SAP
9 1 (0.41%) Siemens
Warwick, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Warwick
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: Competitive Base Salary + Bonus + Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Talent International
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick
Searchability
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Mackenzie Jones
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Mackenzie Jones
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum, Benefits Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £39,489 - 59,235 per year + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Ross-On-Wye
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: Competitive Base Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ross-On-Wye
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
IGI Ltd
Salary: From 36,000 to £48,000 per annum plus bonus & exc benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Solihull
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Creavo Medical Technologies Limited
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Creavo Medical Technologies Limited
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 10 days ago