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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 32 79 84
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +5
Permanent jobs citing Python 149 65 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.72% 2.74% 2.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.82% 7.52% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 101 58 52
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,850 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
886 864 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 39.98% 36.41% 35.74%
Number of salaries quoted 722 719 726
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Reading

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 137 (57.81%) Linux
2 109 (45.99%) PHP
3 106 (44.73%) Java
4 100 (42.19%) Perl
5 92 (38.82%) Ruby
6 87 (36.71%) MySQL
7 78 (32.91%) Degree
8 73 (30.80%) Puppet
9 69 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
10 64 (27.00%) JavaScript
10 64 (27.00%) Apache
11 56 (23.63%) C++
12 55 (23.21%) Windows
12 55 (23.21%) Computer Science
13 51 (21.52%) SQL
14 50 (21.10%) HTML
15 48 (20.25%) C
15 48 (20.25%) TCP/IP
16 46 (19.41%) jQuery
17 45 (18.99%) CentOS
17 45 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
18 44 (18.57%) Open Source
19 43 (18.14%) DevOps
19 43 (18.14%) AngularJS
19 43 (18.14%) Nagios
20 42 (17.72%) Software Engineering
21 40 (16.88%) UNIX
21 40 (16.88%) ZABBIX
22 38 (16.03%) WebLogic
23 37 (15.61%) Configuration Management

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 64 (27.00%) Apache
2 38 (16.03%) WebLogic
3 36 (15.19%) JBoss
4 33 (13.92%) OpenStack
5 26 (10.97%) Tomcat
6 19 (8.02%) WebSphere
6 19 (8.02%) nginx
7 18 (7.59%) IIS
8 6 (2.53%) Node.js
9 5 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (2.11%) Drupal
10 2 (0.84%) Eucalyptus
11 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 14 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 37 (15.61%) SaaS
2 29 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.06%) Taleo
3 12 (5.06%) Responsys
4 8 (3.38%) PaaS
5 6 (2.53%) IaaS
6 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.42%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 48 (20.25%) TCP/IP
2 30 (12.66%) DNS
2 30 (12.66%) SSL
3 28 (11.81%) HTTP
4 25 (10.55%) Firewall
5 23 (9.70%) SMTP
6 20 (8.44%) Internet
7 16 (6.75%) MPLS
8 15 (6.33%) LDAP
9 12 (5.06%) OSPF
9 12 (5.06%) BGP
10 11 (4.64%) VPN
11 10 (4.22%) Broadband
11 10 (4.22%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (3.80%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (3.80%) IPsec
13 8 (3.38%) WAN
14 7 (2.95%) DHCP
15 6 (2.53%) VoIP
15 6 (2.53%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (36.71%) MySQL
2 36 (15.19%) NoSQL
3 17 (7.17%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (6.75%) MongoDB
5 15 (6.33%) Couchbase
6 14 (5.91%) SQL Server
7 13 (5.49%) Hadoop
8 12 (5.06%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (4.64%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.95%) Relational Database
10 7 (2.95%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.69%) Big Data
13 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 37 (15.61%) Git (software)
2 26 (10.97%) Selenium
3 21 (8.86%) JIRA
3 21 (8.86%) Jenkins
4 20 (8.44%) Ant
5 19 (8.02%) JUnit
6 7 (2.95%) Subversion
7 3 (1.27%) Maven
7 3 (1.27%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.27%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.84%) JBehave
8 2 (0.84%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.84%) JMeter
8 2 (0.84%) Robotium
8 2 (0.84%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.84%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.42%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.42%) Hudson
9 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (6.33%) Telecoms
2 12 (5.06%) Finance
2 12 (5.06%) Legal
2 12 (5.06%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.53%) Banking
4 2 (0.84%) Retail
4 2 (0.84%) Marketing
4 2 (0.84%) Electronics
5 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 68 (28.69%) Developer
2 33 (13.92%) Software Engineer
3 31 (13.08%) DevOps Engineer
4 27 (11.39%) Administrator
5 24 (10.13%) Support Engineer
6 23 (9.70%) Java Developer
7 22 (9.28%) Systems Administrator
8 21 (8.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 19 (8.02%) Applications Support
9 19 (8.02%) Java Software Engineer
10 15 (6.33%) Senior Developer
10 15 (6.33%) Pre Sales Engineer
11 13 (5.49%) Software Developer
11 13 (5.49%) Linux Engineer
12 11 (4.64%) Linux Administrator
12 11 (4.64%) Technical Support Engineer
12 11 (4.64%) Technical Engineer
12 11 (4.64%) Technical Support
13 10 (4.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 10 (4.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (21.10%) HTML
2 46 (19.41%) jQuery
3 43 (18.14%) AngularJS
4 34 (14.35%) CSS
4 34 (14.35%) XML
5 33 (13.92%) JSON
6 31 (13.08%) .NET
7 25 (10.55%) Web Services
8 23 (9.70%) Backbone.js
9 21 (8.86%) Ruby on Rails
10 20 (8.44%) .NET Framework
11 19 (8.02%) HTML5
11 19 (8.02%) CSS3
11 19 (8.02%) PhoneGap
12 17 (7.17%) Ember.js
13 15 (6.33%) REST
13 15 (6.33%) ASP.NET
13 15 (6.33%) ActiveMQ
14 14 (5.91%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (5.91%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 55 (23.21%) Computer Science
2 45 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (7.17%) Statistics
4 9 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.80%) Digital Media
5 8 (3.38%) Replication
5 8 (3.38%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.53%) Smartphone
7 5 (2.11%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.69%) Social Media
8 4 (1.69%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.27%) User Experience
9 3 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.84%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.84%) Physics
10 2 (0.84%) Handset
10 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.42%) EPoS
11 1 (0.42%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 137 (57.81%) Linux
2 55 (23.21%) Windows
3 45 (18.99%) CentOS
4 40 (16.88%) UNIX
5 20 (8.44%) Mac OS X
6 17 (7.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (5.91%) Ubuntu
8 13 (5.49%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (2.95%) SUSE
9 7 (2.95%) Debian
10 3 (1.27%) Android
10 3 (1.27%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.42%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (18.57%) Open Source
3 43 (18.14%) DevOps
4 42 (17.72%) Software Engineering
5 37 (15.61%) Configuration Management
6 35 (14.77%) MVC
7 22 (9.28%) OOP
7 22 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (8.44%) SOA
8 20 (8.44%) Web Development
9 19 (8.02%) Mobile Development
10 17 (7.17%) User Stories
10 17 (7.17%) BDD
11 16 (6.75%) TDD
11 16 (6.75%) Scrum
12 15 (6.33%) Identity Management
13 12 (5.06%) Project Management
14 11 (4.64%) Incident Management
15 7 (2.95%) Benchmarking
15 7 (2.95%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 109 (45.99%) PHP
2 106 (44.73%) Java
3 100 (42.19%) Perl
4 92 (38.82%) Ruby
5 64 (27.00%) JavaScript
6 56 (23.63%) C++
7 51 (21.52%) SQL
8 48 (20.25%) C
9 33 (13.92%) C#
10 28 (11.81%) Shell Script
11 20 (8.44%) Bash Shell
12 14 (5.91%) Objective-C
12 14 (5.91%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.69%) AWK
14 3 (1.27%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.27%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.84%) Scala
15 2 (0.84%) XPath
15 2 (0.84%) Groovy
15 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 78 (32.91%) Degree
2 14 (5.91%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (3.80%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.38%) CCIE
5 7 (2.95%) CCNP
5 7 (2.95%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (2.11%) MySQL Certification
6 5 (2.11%) IC3 Certification
7 4 (1.69%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.27%) JNCIP
8 3 (1.27%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.27%) ISEB
9 2 (0.84%) JNCIA
9 2 (0.84%) CCIP
9 2 (0.84%) CCSP
10 1 (0.42%) CCNA
10 1 (0.42%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.75%) QA
2 4 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (8.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (7.17%) qmail
2 17 (7.17%) Squid
3 7 (2.95%) VMware ESX
3 7 (2.95%) VirtualBox
3 7 (2.95%) KVM
4 3 (1.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.27%) Samba
4 3 (1.27%) iptables
5 2 (0.84%) GlusterFS
5 2 (0.84%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 73 (30.80%) Puppet
2 43 (18.14%) Nagios
3 40 (16.88%) ZABBIX
4 31 (13.08%) Graphite
5 23 (9.70%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (9.70%) Cacti
6 19 (8.02%) Ganglia
6 19 (8.02%) collectd
7 18 (7.59%) logstash
8 8 (3.38%) Vagrant
9 7 (2.95%) Ansible
10 6 (2.53%) Salt
11 4 (1.69%) Rundeck
11 4 (1.69%) FortiGate
12 3 (1.27%) Zenoss
13 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (0.84%) OpenView
13 2 (0.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 1 (0.42%) yum
14 1 (0.42%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 34 (14.35%) VMware
2 31 (13.08%) Red Hat
3 28 (11.81%) Splunk
4 26 (10.97%) Cisco
5 23 (9.70%) Oracle
6 15 (6.33%) Atlassian
7 12 (5.06%) Microsoft
7 12 (5.06%) Sun
7 12 (5.06%) Eloqua
7 12 (5.06%) Websense
8 6 (2.53%) HP
8 6 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.11%) Juniper
10 4 (1.69%) IBM
10 4 (1.69%) ProCurve
10 4 (1.69%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.84%) F5
11 2 (0.84%) Capita
11 2 (0.84%) Cognos
11 2 (0.84%) BMC
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