The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 85 91 89
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Python 55 48 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.23% 2.06% 2.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.52% 5.67% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 51 44 38
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Python
Berkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
844 847 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.28% 36.32% 50.21%
Number of salaries quoted 703 748 954
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Python
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Python Salary Trend in Reading

Python
Salary Histogram in Reading

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

Python Salary Histogram in Reading

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 77 (61.11%) Linux
2 51 (40.48%) PHP
2 51 (40.48%) Ruby
3 48 (38.10%) Perl
4 47 (37.30%) Java
5 36 (28.57%) SQL
6 34 (26.98%) UNIX
7 32 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (20.63%) Web Services
8 26 (20.63%) Apache
8 26 (20.63%) C#
8 26 (20.63%) Microsoft
9 24 (19.05%) C++
9 24 (19.05%) MySQL
9 24 (19.05%) Git (software)
10 23 (18.25%) .NET
10 23 (18.25%) Open Source
11 22 (17.46%) CSS
11 22 (17.46%) QA
11 22 (17.46%) VMware
12 21 (16.67%) Drupal
12 21 (16.67%) Windows
12 21 (16.67%) HTML
12 21 (16.67%) SaaS
13 20 (15.87%) JavaScript
13 20 (15.87%) C
14 19 (15.08%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (14.29%) PowerShell
15 18 (14.29%) Software Engineering
16 17 (13.49%) LAMP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 26 (20.63%) Apache
2 21 (16.67%) Drupal
3 7 (5.56%) nginx
3 7 (5.56%) Eucalyptus
4 6 (4.76%) CMS
4 6 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.17%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.17%) WordPress
6 3 (2.38%) IIS
7 2 (1.59%) Node.js
7 2 (1.59%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.59%) Plone
8 1 (0.79%) Tornado
Applications
1 12 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.73%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.67%) SaaS
2 15 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (8.73%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.17%) Office 365
5 3 (2.38%) PaaS
6 2 (1.59%) CloudFront
6 2 (1.59%) Route 53
6 2 (1.59%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.94%) Firewall
2 9 (7.14%) HTTP
3 7 (5.56%) NetScaler
4 6 (4.76%) IPsec
4 6 (4.76%) PPP
4 6 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.76%) DNS
4 6 (4.76%) MPLS
4 6 (4.76%) OSPF
4 6 (4.76%) BGP
4 6 (4.76%) DSL
5 5 (3.97%) L2TP
5 5 (3.97%) IPv4
5 5 (3.97%) IPv6
5 5 (3.97%) WAN
5 5 (3.97%) Ethernet
5 5 (3.97%) xDSL
6 4 (3.17%) VLAN
6 4 (3.17%) Network Security
6 4 (3.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.05%) MySQL
2 8 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.97%) Big Data
5 3 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.38%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.79%) HBase
7 1 (0.79%) Redis
7 1 (0.79%) Riak
7 1 (0.79%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.79%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 17 (13.49%) Subversion
3 16 (12.70%) Selenium
4 11 (8.73%) WebDriver
5 10 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (7.94%) Ant
6 6 (4.76%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.97%) TestNG
8 3 (2.38%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (1.59%) Bugzilla
9 2 (1.59%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.59%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.59%) Maven
10 1 (0.79%) Firebug
10 1 (0.79%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.79%) Emacs
10 1 (0.79%) Redmine
General
1 9 (7.14%) Marketing
2 7 (5.56%) Finance
3 6 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.17%) Retail
5 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.59%) Electronics
6 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.79%) Games
6 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 50 (39.68%) Developer
2 19 (15.08%) Web Developer
3 18 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 15 (11.90%) Test Engineer
5 12 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 12 (9.52%) PHP Developer
5 12 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (8.73%) Junior
7 10 (7.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 10 (7.94%) Senior Test Engineer
8 9 (7.14%) Consultant
9 8 (6.35%) Junior Developer
9 8 (6.35%) C++ Developer
9 8 (6.35%) LAMP Developer
9 8 (6.35%) Front-End Developer
9 8 (6.35%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 7 (5.56%) Front-End Web Developer
10 7 (5.56%) Junior C++ Developer
10 7 (5.56%) Java Developer
10 7 (5.56%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.63%) Web Services
2 23 (18.25%) .NET
3 22 (17.46%) CSS
4 21 (16.67%) HTML
5 17 (13.49%) LAMP
6 13 (10.32%) jQuery
7 12 (9.52%) RESTful
8 11 (8.73%) CSS3
9 9 (7.14%) HTML5
9 9 (7.14%) .NET Framework
10 7 (5.56%) Django
10 7 (5.56%) Sensu
11 6 (4.76%) Sass
12 4 (3.17%) AngularJS
12 4 (3.17%) OOCSS
13 3 (2.38%) WCF
13 3 (2.38%) Spring
13 3 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
13 3 (2.38%) XHTML
13 3 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.25%) Open Source
2 10 (7.94%) Client/Server
2 10 (7.94%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.14%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (3.17%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.38%) FMCG
6 2 (1.59%) RIA
6 2 (1.59%) DTV
6 2 (1.59%) STB
6 2 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.79%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 77 (61.11%) Linux
2 34 (26.98%) UNIX
3 21 (16.67%) Windows
4 6 (4.76%) Solaris
5 4 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.38%) CentOS
6 3 (2.38%) FreeBSD
6 3 (2.38%) SUSE
6 3 (2.38%) Debian
6 3 (2.38%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.59%) Android
7 2 (1.59%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.59%) LynxOS
7 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.59%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 16 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (11.90%) DevOps
5 12 (9.52%) Data Protection
5 12 (9.52%) Web Development
6 11 (8.73%) Scrum
6 11 (8.73%) OO
6 11 (8.73%) Configuration Management
6 11 (8.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (8.73%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (7.94%) Project Management
8 8 (6.35%) Software Architecture
9 7 (5.56%) SEO
9 7 (5.56%) Load Balancing
10 6 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (4.76%) Web Application Development
11 5 (3.97%) Test Automation
11 5 (3.97%) Migration
11 5 (3.97%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (40.48%) PHP
1 51 (40.48%) Ruby
2 48 (38.10%) Perl
3 47 (37.30%) Java
4 36 (28.57%) SQL
5 26 (20.63%) C#
6 24 (19.05%) C++
7 20 (15.87%) JavaScript
7 20 (15.87%) C
8 18 (14.29%) PowerShell
9 12 (9.52%) Shell Script
10 9 (7.14%) Bash Shell
11 4 (3.17%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.59%) Ada
12 2 (1.59%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.59%) VB
13 1 (0.79%) IronPython
13 1 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (10.32%) Degree
2 7 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.76%) CCNP
4 4 (3.17%) CCIP
4 4 (3.17%) CCNA
4 4 (3.17%) CCIE
4 4 (3.17%) CCSP
4 4 (3.17%) JNCIA
5 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.38%) RHCE
6 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (17.46%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (15.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (13.49%) Hyper-V
3 10 (7.94%) vSphere
4 7 (5.56%) Varnish
4 7 (5.56%) Active Directory
5 5 (3.97%) KVM
6 4 (3.17%) Xen
7 2 (1.59%) Postfix
7 2 (1.59%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.79%) NFS
8 1 (0.79%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.79%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 13 (10.32%) Puppet
2 11 (8.73%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (7.14%) Nagios
4 8 (6.35%) Cacti
5 7 (5.56%) Ganglia
5 7 (5.56%) OpenView
5 7 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.59%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.79%) Opsview
8 1 (0.79%) CORE IMPACT
8 1 (0.79%) Netcool
8 1 (0.79%) Nessus
Vendors
1 26 (20.63%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.46%) VMware
3 13 (10.32%) Cisco
4 11 (8.73%) Citrix
5 9 (7.14%) Juniper
6 7 (5.56%) BMC
6 7 (5.56%) Splunk
7 6 (4.76%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.97%) F5
9 4 (3.17%) NetApp
10 3 (2.38%) HP
10 3 (2.38%) Zend
11 2 (1.59%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.59%) SAP
12 1 (0.79%) Oracle
12 1 (0.79%) Sun
12 1 (0.79%) Akamai
12 1 (0.79%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.79%) Websense
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