The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 130 109 116
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Permanent jobs citing Python 98 115 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.70% 2.03% 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 5.10% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 89 103 95
Average salary £47,500 £40,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.56% +16.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Python
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2152 2253 2881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.26% 39.84% 49.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1726 2005 2536
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Python
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Python Salary Trend in Berkshire

Python
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Python
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +6 55 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Newbury 0 14 £45,000 +9.09% 3
Maidenhead -1 10 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Bracknell +4 9 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Slough 0 7 £67,500 +80.00% 4
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 148 (62.45%) Linux
2 101 (42.62%) Java
3 90 (37.97%) Perl
4 78 (32.91%) PHP
5 73 (30.80%) Ruby
6 67 (28.27%) SQL
6 67 (28.27%) UNIX
7 60 (25.32%) C++
8 59 (24.89%) Windows
9 55 (23.21%) Degree
10 54 (22.78%) Software Engineering
11 49 (20.68%) MySQL
12 46 (19.41%) Bash Shell
13 42 (17.72%) C
14 39 (16.46%) C#
14 39 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
15 35 (14.77%) HTML
15 35 (14.77%) .NET
15 35 (14.77%) CSS
15 35 (14.77%) Computer Science
15 35 (14.77%) QA
16 33 (13.92%) Web Services
17 32 (13.50%) Open Source
18 31 (13.08%) JavaScript
18 31 (13.08%) Apache
19 29 (12.24%) Red Hat
19 29 (12.24%) CentOS
20 28 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
20 28 (11.81%) Puppet
20 28 (11.81%) DevOps

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (13.08%) Apache
2 24 (10.13%) Drupal
3 12 (5.06%) Resin
4 9 (3.80%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.80%) IIS
5 8 (3.38%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.95%) WordPress
6 7 (2.95%) nginx
6 7 (2.95%) Eucalyptus
7 6 (2.53%) CMS
8 5 (2.11%) Zope
9 4 (1.69%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.69%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.27%) SAS
10 3 (1.27%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.84%) TIBCO EMS
11 2 (0.84%) Plone
11 2 (0.84%) Node.js
12 1 (0.42%) Liferay
12 1 (0.42%) Alfresco
Applications
1 12 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.64%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (8.86%) SaaS
3 11 (4.64%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.53%) Google Apps
5 4 (1.69%) Office 365
5 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.27%) PaaS
7 2 (0.84%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.84%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.84%) Route 53
8 1 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.81%) DNS
2 25 (10.55%) Firewall
3 19 (8.02%) TCP/IP
4 16 (6.75%) Internet
5 11 (4.64%) HTTP
6 10 (4.22%) tcpdump
7 8 (3.38%) Network Security
8 7 (2.95%) NetScaler
9 6 (2.53%) DMZ
9 6 (2.53%) IPsec
9 6 (2.53%) PPP
9 6 (2.53%) MPLS
9 6 (2.53%) OSPF
9 6 (2.53%) BGP
9 6 (2.53%) DSL
10 5 (2.11%) L2TP
10 5 (2.11%) IPv4
10 5 (2.11%) IPv6
10 5 (2.11%) WAN
10 5 (2.11%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (20.68%) MySQL
2 18 (7.59%) SQL Server
3 14 (5.91%) NoSQL
4 10 (4.22%) Oracle Database
5 9 (3.80%) Hadoop
6 8 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (2.95%) Big Data
8 5 (2.11%) JasperReports
9 3 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.27%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.84%) Redis
10 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.42%) HBase
11 1 (0.42%) Riak
11 1 (0.42%) DB2
11 1 (0.42%) Spotfire
11 1 (0.42%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 24 (10.13%) Git (software)
2 20 (8.44%) Selenium
3 18 (7.59%) Subversion
4 13 (5.49%) WebDriver
5 11 (4.64%) Jenkins
6 10 (4.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (4.22%) Metasploit
6 10 (4.22%) Ant
7 7 (2.95%) TestNG
8 6 (2.53%) CruiseControl
9 5 (2.11%) Hudson
10 4 (1.69%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.27%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.27%) Dreamweaver
12 2 (0.84%) JMeter
12 2 (0.84%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.84%) JUnit
12 2 (0.84%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.84%) Maven
12 2 (0.84%) JIRA
General
1 19 (8.02%) Finance
2 17 (7.17%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.33%) Marketing
4 8 (3.38%) Retail
5 7 (2.95%) Banking
6 5 (2.11%) Electronics
7 4 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Publishing
8 1 (0.42%) Games
8 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 67 (28.27%) Developer
2 31 (13.08%) Software Engineer
3 26 (10.97%) Test Engineer
4 24 (10.13%) Systems Engineer
5 21 (8.86%) Web Developer
6 20 (8.44%) Linux Engineer
7 18 (7.59%) Consultant
8 17 (7.17%) Senior Test Engineer
9 14 (5.91%) Linux Administrator
10 12 (5.06%) PHP Developer
10 12 (5.06%) Junior
10 12 (5.06%) Senior Software Engineer
11 11 (4.64%) Administrator
11 11 (4.64%) Security Engineer
12 10 (4.22%) QA Engineer
12 10 (4.22%) Java Developer
12 10 (4.22%) Senior Systems Engineer
13 9 (3.80%) Tester
13 9 (3.80%) Junior Developer
13 9 (3.80%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (14.77%) HTML
1 35 (14.77%) .NET
1 35 (14.77%) CSS
2 33 (13.92%) Web Services
3 25 (10.55%) jQuery
4 17 (7.17%) LAMP
5 16 (6.75%) CSS3
6 15 (6.33%) HTML5
7 14 (5.91%) RESTful
8 12 (5.06%) Java EE
9 11 (4.64%) Backbone.js
10 10 (4.22%) XML
11 9 (3.80%) .NET Framework
12 7 (2.95%) Software Packaging
12 7 (2.95%) Django
12 7 (2.95%) AngularJS
12 7 (2.95%) Sensu
13 6 (2.53%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (2.53%) Sass
13 6 (2.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.77%) Computer Science
2 32 (13.50%) Open Source
3 16 (6.75%) Mathematics
4 12 (5.06%) Clustering
5 11 (4.64%) Client/Server
6 10 (4.22%) Visualisation
7 9 (3.80%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (1.69%) Device Driver
8 4 (1.69%) DTV
9 3 (1.27%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (1.27%) Chemistry
9 3 (1.27%) Biology
9 3 (1.27%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.27%) FMCG
10 2 (0.84%) Social Network
10 2 (0.84%) RIA
10 2 (0.84%) Streaming Media
10 2 (0.84%) STB
10 2 (0.84%) MPEG
10 2 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 148 (62.45%) Linux
2 67 (28.27%) UNIX
3 59 (24.89%) Windows
4 29 (12.24%) CentOS
5 13 (5.49%) Ubuntu
6 9 (3.80%) Debian
7 7 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.95%) Solaris
7 7 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.69%) Android
9 3 (1.27%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.27%) SUSE
9 3 (1.27%) FreeBSD
10 2 (0.84%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.84%) LynxOS
10 2 (0.84%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.42%) AIX
11 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (22.78%) Software Engineering
2 39 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (11.81%) DevOps
4 27 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (8.86%) Load Balancing
5 21 (8.86%) OO
6 18 (7.59%) Project Management
7 14 (5.91%) TDD
8 13 (5.49%) Scrum
8 13 (5.49%) Configuration Management
9 12 (5.06%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (5.06%) Web Development
9 12 (5.06%) Data Protection
10 11 (4.64%) Test Automation
10 11 (4.64%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (4.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 9 (3.80%) SEO
12 9 (3.80%) Software Architecture
12 9 (3.80%) SIEM
12 9 (3.80%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 101 (42.62%) Java
2 90 (37.97%) Perl
3 78 (32.91%) PHP
4 73 (30.80%) Ruby
5 67 (28.27%) SQL
6 60 (25.32%) C++
7 46 (19.41%) Bash Shell
8 42 (17.72%) C
9 39 (16.46%) C#
10 31 (13.08%) JavaScript
11 22 (9.28%) Shell Script
12 19 (8.02%) PowerShell
13 6 (2.53%) F#
13 6 (2.53%) Google Apps Script
14 5 (2.11%) MATLAB
14 5 (2.11%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.27%) R
16 2 (0.84%) Ada
16 2 (0.84%) VB
17 1 (0.42%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 55 (23.21%) Degree
2 14 (5.91%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (4.64%) CCNA
4 7 (2.95%) OSCP
4 7 (2.95%) OSCE
4 7 (2.95%) CISSP
4 7 (2.95%) CEH
5 6 (2.53%) RHCE
5 6 (2.53%) CCNP
5 6 (2.53%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.69%) CCIP
6 4 (1.69%) CCIE
6 4 (1.69%) CCSP
6 4 (1.69%) JNCIA
6 4 (1.69%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.84%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.84%) ISEB
8 1 (0.42%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (14.77%) QA
2 12 (5.06%) PCI DSS
2 12 (5.06%) HIPAA
3 3 (1.27%) SLA
4 2 (0.84%) DO-178B
System Software
1 23 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (7.17%) Hyper-V
3 11 (4.64%) Nmap
4 10 (4.22%) vSphere
4 10 (4.22%) Snort
5 8 (3.38%) KVM
6 7 (2.95%) Varnish
6 7 (2.95%) Active Directory
7 5 (2.11%) NFS
8 4 (1.69%) Xen
9 3 (1.27%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.84%) Postfix
10 2 (0.84%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.42%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 28 (11.81%) Puppet
2 22 (9.28%) Nagios
3 13 (5.49%) Munin
4 11 (4.64%) Nessus
4 11 (4.64%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (3.38%) Cacti
6 7 (2.95%) Ganglia
6 7 (2.95%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (2.95%) OpenView
6 7 (2.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.84%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.42%) Netcool
8 1 (0.42%) CORE IMPACT
8 1 (0.42%) Opsview
Vendors
1 29 (12.24%) Red Hat
2 28 (11.81%) Microsoft
3 26 (10.97%) VMware
4 21 (8.86%) Oracle
5 13 (5.49%) Cisco
6 12 (5.06%) JBoss
7 11 (4.64%) Citrix
8 10 (4.22%) Sophos
8 10 (4.22%) Imperva
9 9 (3.80%) Juniper
10 7 (2.95%) BMC
10 7 (2.95%) Splunk
11 6 (2.53%) Google
12 5 (2.11%) Zend
12 5 (2.11%) F5
13 4 (1.69%) NetApp
13 4 (1.69%) SAP
14 3 (1.27%) HP
14 3 (1.27%) TIBCO
15 2 (0.84%) Apple
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