The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 105 102 112
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Python 114 124 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.03% 2.26% 2.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.24% 5.74% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 103 111 98
Average salary £45,000 £40,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.42% +16.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2177 2161 2948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 38.78% 39.43% 49.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1787 1930 2579
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Python
South East

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 67 £47,500 +18.75% 11
Slough +3 12 £47,500 -20.83% 4
Bracknell +3 12 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Newbury +8 11 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Maidenhead -12 5 £57,500 +15.00%
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 161 (62.40%) Linux
2 111 (43.02%) Java
3 106 (41.09%) Perl
4 98 (37.98%) PHP
5 85 (32.95%) Ruby
6 76 (29.46%) SQL
7 70 (27.13%) Windows
8 69 (26.74%) C++
9 67 (25.97%) UNIX
10 58 (22.48%) Degree
11 53 (20.54%) MySQL
12 51 (19.77%) Software Engineering
13 48 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
14 46 (17.83%) .NET
15 45 (17.44%) Apache
16 44 (17.05%) C
17 43 (16.67%) Bash Shell
18 41 (15.89%) C#
19 39 (15.12%) Drupal
20 38 (14.73%) Computer Science
21 37 (14.34%) Web Services
22 36 (13.95%) Red Hat
22 36 (13.95%) CentOS
23 35 (13.57%) Microsoft
24 34 (13.18%) CSS
24 34 (13.18%) QA
25 33 (12.79%) Open Source
25 33 (12.79%) HTML
25 33 (12.79%) VMware
26 32 (12.40%) Firewall

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 45 (17.44%) Apache
2 39 (15.12%) Drupal
3 19 (7.36%) IIS
4 17 (6.59%) WordPress
4 17 (6.59%) nginx
5 13 (5.04%) CMS
6 12 (4.65%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.88%) Eucalyptus
8 9 (3.49%) Tomcat
8 9 (3.49%) WebSphere
9 8 (3.10%) Resin
10 7 (2.71%) Alfresco
11 4 (1.55%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.55%) MS Exchange
12 3 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (1.16%) SAS
12 3 (1.16%) FileNet
12 3 (1.16%) WebSphere Process Server
12 3 (1.16%) WebSphere Portal
12 3 (1.16%) Quickr
Applications
1 11 (4.26%) MS Excel
1 11 (4.26%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (12.02%) SaaS
2 29 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (6.20%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (3.10%) PaaS
5 6 (2.33%) Google Apps
5 6 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.55%) Office 365
6 4 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.78%) Route 53
7 2 (0.78%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.78%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 32 (12.40%) Firewall
2 27 (10.47%) DNS
3 20 (7.75%) TCP/IP
4 16 (6.20%) Internet
5 14 (5.43%) tcpdump
6 13 (5.04%) HTTP
7 8 (3.10%) Network Security
8 6 (2.33%) NetScaler
8 6 (2.33%) IPsec
8 6 (2.33%) DMZ
8 6 (2.33%) DSL
8 6 (2.33%) MPLS
8 6 (2.33%) OSPF
8 6 (2.33%) BGP
8 6 (2.33%) PPP
8 6 (2.33%) LDAP
9 5 (1.94%) WAN
9 5 (1.94%) Ethernet
9 5 (1.94%) SSL
9 5 (1.94%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (20.54%) MySQL
2 25 (9.69%) SQL Server
3 16 (6.20%) NoSQL
4 11 (4.26%) Hadoop
5 9 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (2.71%) Big Data
8 6 (2.33%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.55%) DB2
10 3 (1.16%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.16%) Riak
11 2 (0.78%) Redis
11 2 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.78%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.39%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.39%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 27 (10.47%) Git (software)
2 20 (7.75%) Subversion
3 19 (7.36%) Selenium
4 15 (5.81%) Metasploit
5 13 (5.04%) Ant
5 13 (5.04%) WebDriver
6 10 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (3.10%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.33%) TestNG
9 5 (1.94%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.55%) CruiseControl
11 3 (1.16%) Dreamweaver
12 2 (0.78%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.78%) Hudson
12 2 (0.78%) GNU Toolchain
12 2 (0.78%) Maven
12 2 (0.78%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (0.78%) ClearCase
13 1 (0.39%) JUnit
General
1 19 (7.36%) Finance
2 14 (5.43%) Marketing
3 13 (5.04%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.65%) Retail
5 5 (1.94%) Banking
6 4 (1.55%) Electronics
6 4 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.16%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Games
8 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 68 (26.36%) Developer
2 32 (12.40%) Software Engineer
3 30 (11.63%) Systems Engineer
4 26 (10.08%) Linux Engineer
5 23 (8.91%) Test Engineer
6 22 (8.53%) Web Developer
7 17 (6.59%) Linux Administrator
8 16 (6.20%) Senior Test Engineer
9 15 (5.81%) Security Engineer
9 15 (5.81%) Administrator
10 14 (5.43%) Consultant
11 12 (4.65%) Junior
11 12 (4.65%) PHP Developer
12 11 (4.26%) Senior Software Engineer
12 11 (4.26%) C++ Developer
13 10 (3.88%) Tester
13 10 (3.88%) QA Engineer
14 9 (3.49%) .NET Developer
14 9 (3.49%) Senior Developer
14 9 (3.49%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (17.83%) .NET
2 37 (14.34%) Web Services
3 34 (13.18%) CSS
4 33 (12.79%) HTML
5 24 (9.30%) jQuery
6 22 (8.53%) LAMP
7 19 (7.36%) CSS3
8 18 (6.98%) HTML5
9 14 (5.43%) RESTful
10 11 (4.26%) XML
10 11 (4.26%) Ajax
11 10 (3.88%) Sensu
11 10 (3.88%) Java EE
12 9 (3.49%) .NET Framework
12 9 (3.49%) Ruby on Rails
12 9 (3.49%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (3.10%) Ember.js
13 8 (3.10%) REST
13 8 (3.10%) ASP.NET
14 7 (2.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.73%) Computer Science
2 33 (12.79%) Open Source
3 15 (5.81%) Visualisation
4 11 (4.26%) Client/Server
4 11 (4.26%) Mathematics
5 9 (3.49%) Mobile Computing
6 8 (3.10%) Clustering
7 6 (2.33%) FMCG
8 4 (1.55%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.55%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.16%) DTV
9 3 (1.16%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.16%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (1.16%) Chemistry
9 3 (1.16%) Biology
10 2 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.78%) RIA
10 2 (0.78%) Streaming Media
10 2 (0.78%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 161 (62.40%) Linux
2 70 (27.13%) Windows
3 67 (25.97%) UNIX
4 36 (13.95%) CentOS
5 25 (9.69%) Ubuntu
6 9 (3.49%) Debian
6 9 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.94%) Solaris
9 4 (1.55%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.55%) Android
9 4 (1.55%) SUSE
10 3 (1.16%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.78%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.78%) LynxOS
11 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.78%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.39%) AIX
12 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (19.77%) Software Engineering
2 48 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (12.02%) DevOps
4 24 (9.30%) Project Management
5 21 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (6.98%) OO
7 17 (6.59%) Load Balancing
7 17 (6.59%) Data Protection
8 15 (5.81%) Web Development
9 14 (5.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 13 (5.04%) Configuration Management
10 13 (5.04%) SIEM
11 12 (4.65%) Test Automation
11 12 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (4.65%) Migration
12 11 (4.26%) ITIL
12 11 (4.26%) Scrum
12 11 (4.26%) Software Architecture
12 11 (4.26%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (3.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 111 (43.02%) Java
2 106 (41.09%) Perl
3 98 (37.98%) PHP
4 85 (32.95%) Ruby
5 76 (29.46%) SQL
6 69 (26.74%) C++
7 44 (17.05%) C
8 43 (16.67%) Bash Shell
9 41 (15.89%) C#
10 31 (12.02%) JavaScript
11 19 (7.36%) Shell Script
12 17 (6.59%) PowerShell
13 8 (3.10%) F#
14 6 (2.33%) Google Apps Script
14 6 (2.33%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.94%) MATLAB
16 3 (1.16%) Jython
16 3 (1.16%) R
17 2 (0.78%) Ada
17 2 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (22.48%) Degree
2 16 (6.20%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (5.04%) CCNA
4 12 (4.65%) OSCP
4 12 (4.65%) OSCE
4 12 (4.65%) CISSP
5 11 (4.26%) CEH
6 8 (3.10%) RHCE
7 7 (2.71%) Security Cleared
8 6 (2.33%) CCNP
9 5 (1.94%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.55%) JNCIA
10 4 (1.55%) CCIE
10 4 (1.55%) CCSP
10 4 (1.55%) CCIP
11 3 (1.16%) HND
11 3 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.39%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.39%) ISEB
12 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (13.18%) QA
2 16 (6.20%) HIPAA
2 16 (6.20%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.33%) SLA
4 2 (0.78%) DO-178B
System Software
1 24 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (6.20%) Nmap
3 15 (5.81%) Hyper-V
4 14 (5.43%) Snort
5 12 (4.65%) vSphere
6 10 (3.88%) Varnish
6 10 (3.88%) Active Directory
7 7 (2.71%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.33%) KVM
9 5 (1.94%) NFS
10 4 (1.55%) Xen
11 2 (0.78%) Postfix
11 2 (0.78%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.39%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 26 (10.08%) Puppet
2 20 (7.75%) Nagios
3 16 (6.20%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (6.20%) Nessus
4 10 (3.88%) Cacti
4 10 (3.88%) Ganglia
4 10 (3.88%) OpenView
4 10 (3.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 9 (3.49%) Munin
6 7 (2.71%) Plesk
7 6 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.78%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.39%) Netcool
9 1 (0.39%) CORE IMPACT
9 1 (0.39%) Opsview
Vendors
1 36 (13.95%) Red Hat
2 35 (13.57%) Microsoft
3 33 (12.79%) VMware
4 18 (6.98%) Oracle
5 14 (5.43%) Imperva
5 14 (5.43%) Sophos
6 12 (4.65%) Cisco
7 10 (3.88%) Splunk
7 10 (3.88%) JBoss
7 10 (3.88%) Citrix
7 10 (3.88%) BMC
8 8 (3.10%) Juniper
9 7 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (2.33%) Google
11 5 (1.94%) F5
12 4 (1.55%) Rackspace
12 4 (1.55%) IBM
12 4 (1.55%) Sun
12 4 (1.55%) HP
13 3 (1.16%) SAP
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