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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 100 84 79
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Permanent jobs citing Python 54 66 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.10% 2.61% 2.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.31% 6.41% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 51 38 56
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
739 1029 910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.72% 40.70% 44.46%
Number of salaries quoted 581 832 822
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 22 December 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Reading

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 65 (66.33%) Linux
2 54 (55.10%) Perl
3 44 (44.90%) Java
4 39 (39.80%) Ruby
5 36 (36.73%) C++
6 34 (34.69%) C
7 30 (30.61%) Windows
7 30 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (29.59%) PHP
9 28 (28.57%) C#
10 25 (25.51%) SQL
10 25 (25.51%) MySQL
10 25 (25.51%) UNIX
11 22 (22.45%) JavaScript
11 22 (22.45%) .NET
11 22 (22.45%) Software Engineering
11 22 (22.45%) Bash Shell
12 19 (19.39%) PowerShell
12 19 (19.39%) Degree
13 18 (18.37%) Web Services
14 17 (17.35%) OO
15 15 (15.31%) Apache
15 15 (15.31%) IIS
16 14 (14.29%) UML
17 13 (13.27%) Scrum
17 13 (13.27%) Computer Science
17 13 (13.27%) Puppet
18 12 (12.24%) Open Source
18 12 (12.24%) VMware
18 12 (12.24%) HTML

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 15 (15.31%) IIS
1 15 (15.31%) Apache
2 3 (3.06%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.06%) Drupal
2 3 (3.06%) Node.js
3 2 (2.04%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.04%) CMS
3 2 (2.04%) Plone
4 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.20%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.10%) BGP
2 5 (5.10%) Firewall
3 4 (4.08%) IPsec
3 4 (4.08%) OSPF
3 4 (4.08%) IPv4
4 3 (3.06%) Internet
4 3 (3.06%) DNS
5 2 (2.04%) SSL
5 2 (2.04%) VPN
5 2 (2.04%) LDAP
5 2 (2.04%) VoIP
5 2 (2.04%) MPLS
5 2 (2.04%) IPv6
5 2 (2.04%) EIGRP
5 2 (2.04%) L2TP
5 2 (2.04%) VRRP
5 2 (2.04%) PPP
5 2 (2.04%) xDSL
5 2 (2.04%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.51%) MySQL
2 9 (9.18%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.10%) DB2
3 5 (5.10%) Big Data
4 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.04%) MarkLogic
5 2 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.02%) Redis
6 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (10.20%) Ant
1 10 (10.20%) Visual Studio
2 9 (9.18%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.16%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.16%) Subversion
4 7 (7.14%) Maven
4 7 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.10%) Selenium
6 4 (4.08%) Hudson
7 3 (3.06%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.04%) JIRA
8 2 (2.04%) Artifactory
8 2 (2.04%) AnthillPro
8 2 (2.04%) JBehave
8 2 (2.04%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.02%) TestComplete
9 1 (1.02%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.12%) Finance
3 4 (4.08%) Automotive
4 3 (3.06%) Advertising
5 2 (2.04%) Games
5 2 (2.04%) Banking
5 2 (2.04%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.04%) Marketing
6 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (29.59%) Developer
2 17 (17.35%) Software Engineer
3 13 (13.27%) Systems Engineer
3 13 (13.27%) Senior Software Engineer
3 13 (13.27%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (10.20%) Technical Support Engineer
4 10 (10.20%) Technical Engineer
4 10 (10.20%) Support Engineer
4 10 (10.20%) Technical Support
5 9 (9.18%) Java Developer
5 9 (9.18%) PHP Developer
6 8 (8.16%) Web Developer
7 6 (6.12%) Junior
7 6 (6.12%) C++ Developer
7 6 (6.12%) LAMP Developer
7 6 (6.12%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 4 (4.08%) DevOps Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (4.08%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.06%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.45%) .NET
2 18 (18.37%) Web Services
3 12 (12.24%) HTML
4 11 (11.22%) CSS
5 10 (10.20%) RESTful
5 10 (10.20%) jQuery
6 9 (9.18%) Ajax
7 8 (8.16%) LAMP
8 7 (7.14%) .NET Framework
9 6 (6.12%) Spring
9 6 (6.12%) AngularJS
10 5 (5.10%) ASP.NET
10 5 (5.10%) XML
10 5 (5.10%) WCF
10 5 (5.10%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (5.10%) Django
11 3 (3.06%) ICEfaces
11 3 (3.06%) Hibernate
11 3 (3.06%) J2EE
11 3 (3.06%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) Computer Science
2 12 (12.24%) Open Source
3 8 (8.16%) Client/Server
4 7 (7.14%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (3.06%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.04%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.02%) User Experience
7 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.02%) IPTV
7 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.02%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 65 (66.33%) Linux
2 30 (30.61%) Windows
3 25 (25.51%) UNIX
4 10 (10.20%) Solaris
5 9 (9.18%) Mac OS X
6 6 (6.12%) Ubuntu
6 6 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.08%) Debian
7 4 (4.08%) CentOS
8 3 (3.06%) OpenBSD
8 3 (3.06%) VxWorks
8 3 (3.06%) LynxOS
9 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.04%) Android
9 2 (2.04%) VMS
9 2 (2.04%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.02%) FreeBSD
10 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.45%) Software Engineering
3 17 (17.35%) OO
4 14 (14.29%) UML
5 13 (13.27%) Scrum
6 11 (11.22%) OOD
6 11 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (11.22%) DevOps
7 9 (9.18%) Unit Testing
8 6 (6.12%) Web Development
8 6 (6.12%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.08%) Project Management
9 4 (4.08%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.08%) Change Management
9 4 (4.08%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.08%) TDD
9 4 (4.08%) Load Balancing
9 4 (4.08%) Reverse Engineering
9 4 (4.08%) Waterfall
9 4 (4.08%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 54 (55.10%) Perl
2 44 (44.90%) Java
3 39 (39.80%) Ruby
4 36 (36.73%) C++
5 34 (34.69%) C
6 29 (29.59%) PHP
7 28 (28.57%) C#
8 25 (25.51%) SQL
9 22 (22.45%) JavaScript
9 22 (22.45%) Bash Shell
10 19 (19.39%) PowerShell
11 8 (8.16%) Shell Script
12 3 (3.06%) Ada
13 2 (2.04%) XQuery
13 2 (2.04%) XPath
13 2 (2.04%) Groovy
13 2 (2.04%) VBScript
14 1 (1.02%) Scala
14 1 (1.02%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 19 (19.39%) Degree
2 2 (2.04%) CCIE
2 2 (2.04%) CCSP
2 2 (2.04%) CCNP
2 2 (2.04%) CCIP
2 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.04%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) QA
2 4 (4.08%) SLA
3 3 (3.06%) DO-178B
System Software
1 10 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.16%) Hyper-V
2 8 (8.16%) vSphere
3 7 (7.14%) KVM
4 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.02%) Xen
5 1 (1.02%) Ceph
5 1 (1.02%) Kamailio
5 1 (1.02%) OpenSIPS
5 1 (1.02%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 13 (13.27%) Puppet
2 7 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (7.14%) Nagios
3 4 (4.08%) ZABBIX
4 3 (3.06%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.04%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.02%) Cacti
6 1 (1.02%) Salt
6 1 (1.02%) Ganeti
6 1 (1.02%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 12 (12.24%) VMware
2 9 (9.18%) Red Hat
3 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.14%) Oracle
4 6 (6.12%) Cisco
5 4 (4.08%) Juniper
5 4 (4.08%) Remedy
6 3 (3.06%) HP
7 2 (2.04%) Dell
7 2 (2.04%) F5
7 2 (2.04%) Zend
7 2 (2.04%) Foundry
8 1 (1.02%) Akamai
8 1 (1.02%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.02%) Citrix
8 1 (1.02%) NetApp
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum GBP 30 - 45K +Benefits (neg)
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Blue Town Online
Salary: £6k bonus+£8k car allowance
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Company Bonus, Excellent Corporate Benefits, F
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago