The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 76 86 91
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Python 65 56 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.74% 2.44% 1.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.51% 6.87% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 58 52 35
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 £32,850 £35,250 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £38,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Programming Languages Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
865 815 1105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.41% 35.48% 50.14%
Number of salaries quoted 721 728 981
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 £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Python
Berkshire

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 30 July 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Reading

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 85 (62.04%) Linux
2 58 (42.34%) PHP
3 55 (40.15%) Java
3 55 (40.15%) Ruby
4 52 (37.96%) Perl
5 39 (28.47%) SQL
6 37 (27.01%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (26.28%) UNIX
8 32 (23.36%) Apache
9 31 (22.63%) Microsoft
10 29 (21.17%) .NET
11 28 (20.44%) C++
11 28 (20.44%) Web Services
12 27 (19.71%) SaaS
13 26 (18.98%) C#
13 26 (18.98%) MySQL
14 25 (18.25%) Windows
14 25 (18.25%) VMware
14 25 (18.25%) Drupal
14 25 (18.25%) Git (software)
15 23 (16.79%) Open Source
15 23 (16.79%) QA
16 22 (16.06%) CSS
17 21 (15.33%) HTML
18 20 (14.60%) C
18 20 (14.60%) JavaScript
18 20 (14.60%) VMware Infrastructure
19 19 (13.87%) LAMP
19 19 (13.87%) Software Engineering
20 18 (13.14%) Subversion

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 32 (23.36%) Apache
2 25 (18.25%) Drupal
3 10 (7.30%) nginx
4 8 (5.84%) Eucalyptus
4 8 (5.84%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.84%) CMS
5 7 (5.11%) IIS
6 6 (4.38%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.38%) WordPress
7 4 (2.92%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.46%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.46%) Node.js
8 2 (1.46%) Alfresco
8 2 (1.46%) Plone
9 1 (0.73%) Tornado
Applications
1 11 (8.03%) MS Excel
1 11 (8.03%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (19.71%) SaaS
2 17 (12.41%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (9.49%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.65%) PaaS
5 4 (2.92%) Office 365
5 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.46%) Route 53
6 2 (1.46%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.46%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.76%) Firewall
2 10 (7.30%) HTTP
3 8 (5.84%) DNS
4 7 (5.11%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.38%) NetScaler
5 6 (4.38%) DSL
5 6 (4.38%) MPLS
5 6 (4.38%) OSPF
5 6 (4.38%) BGP
5 6 (4.38%) IPsec
5 6 (4.38%) PPP
6 5 (3.65%) WAN
6 5 (3.65%) Ethernet
6 5 (3.65%) L2TP
6 5 (3.65%) Internet
6 5 (3.65%) IPv4
6 5 (3.65%) IPv6
6 5 (3.65%) xDSL
7 4 (2.92%) VPN
7 4 (2.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.98%) MySQL
2 10 (7.30%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.65%) Big Data
5 4 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.92%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.46%) Riak
6 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.73%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.73%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.73%) HBase
7 1 (0.73%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (18.25%) Git (software)
2 18 (13.14%) Subversion
3 15 (10.95%) Selenium
4 13 (9.49%) Ant
5 10 (7.30%) WebDriver
5 10 (7.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (4.38%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.65%) TestNG
8 3 (2.19%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (1.46%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.46%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.46%) Maven
9 2 (1.46%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.73%) Firebug
10 1 (0.73%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.73%) Redmine
10 1 (0.73%) Emacs
General
1 10 (7.30%) Finance
2 9 (6.57%) Marketing
3 7 (5.11%) Retail
4 5 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.46%) Electronics
5 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.73%) Games
6 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 54 (39.42%) Developer
2 21 (15.33%) Systems Engineer
3 20 (14.60%) Web Developer
4 15 (10.95%) Test Engineer
5 13 (9.49%) Linux Engineer
5 13 (9.49%) Software Engineer
6 12 (8.76%) PHP Developer
7 11 (8.03%) C++ Developer
8 10 (7.30%) Junior
8 10 (7.30%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 10 (7.30%) Senior Test Engineer
9 8 (5.84%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 8 (5.84%) LAMP Developer
9 8 (5.84%) Front-End Developer
9 8 (5.84%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.84%) .NET Developer
9 8 (5.84%) Junior Developer
10 7 (5.11%) Java Developer
10 7 (5.11%) Consultant
10 7 (5.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.17%) .NET
2 28 (20.44%) Web Services
3 22 (16.06%) CSS
4 21 (15.33%) HTML
5 19 (13.87%) LAMP
6 13 (9.49%) jQuery
7 12 (8.76%) RESTful
8 11 (8.03%) CSS3
9 9 (6.57%) .NET Framework
9 9 (6.57%) HTML5
10 8 (5.84%) Sensu
11 7 (5.11%) Django
12 6 (4.38%) Sass
13 4 (2.92%) AngularJS
13 4 (2.92%) OOCSS
14 3 (2.19%) Spring
14 3 (2.19%) WCF
14 3 (2.19%) Ruby on Rails
14 3 (2.19%) XHTML
14 3 (2.19%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.79%) Open Source
2 11 (8.03%) Computer Science
3 10 (7.30%) Client/Server
4 9 (6.57%) Mobile Computing
5 6 (4.38%) FMCG
6 3 (2.19%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.19%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.46%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.46%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.46%) DTV
7 2 (1.46%) RIA
7 2 (1.46%) STB
8 1 (0.73%) Human Factors
8 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 85 (62.04%) Linux
2 36 (26.28%) UNIX
3 25 (18.25%) Windows
4 6 (4.38%) Solaris
5 5 (3.65%) CentOS
5 5 (3.65%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.19%) SUSE
7 3 (2.19%) Debian
7 3 (2.19%) FreeBSD
8 2 (1.46%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.46%) VxWorks
8 2 (1.46%) LynxOS
8 2 (1.46%) Android
9 1 (0.73%) AIX
9 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.01%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (13.87%) Software Engineering
3 17 (12.41%) DevOps
4 16 (11.68%) Data Protection
5 15 (10.95%) Web Development
5 15 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (8.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (8.03%) OO
6 11 (8.03%) Project Management
6 11 (8.03%) Software Architecture
6 11 (8.03%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (7.30%) Configuration Management
7 10 (7.30%) Scrum
8 7 (5.11%) Load Balancing
8 7 (5.11%) SEO
8 7 (5.11%) Migration
9 6 (4.38%) Web Application Development
9 6 (4.38%) Test Automation
9 6 (4.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (3.65%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 58 (42.34%) PHP
2 55 (40.15%) Java
2 55 (40.15%) Ruby
3 52 (37.96%) Perl
4 39 (28.47%) SQL
5 28 (20.44%) C++
6 26 (18.98%) C#
7 20 (14.60%) C
7 20 (14.60%) JavaScript
8 17 (12.41%) PowerShell
9 10 (7.30%) Shell Script
10 6 (4.38%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.65%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.46%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.46%) VB
12 2 (1.46%) Ada
13 1 (0.73%) XPath
13 1 (0.73%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 16 (11.68%) Degree
2 7 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.38%) CCNP
4 4 (2.92%) CCIE
4 4 (2.92%) CCSP
4 4 (2.92%) CCIP
4 4 (2.92%) CCNA
4 4 (2.92%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.92%) JNCIA
5 3 (2.19%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.19%) RHCE
6 2 (1.46%) HND
7 1 (0.73%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.73%) CISSP
7 1 (0.73%) OSCP
7 1 (0.73%) OSCE
7 1 (0.73%) OSWP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.79%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.46%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (14.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (11.68%) Hyper-V
3 11 (8.03%) vSphere
4 9 (6.57%) Active Directory
5 8 (5.84%) Varnish
6 4 (2.92%) Xen
7 3 (2.19%) KVM
8 2 (1.46%) Postfix
8 2 (1.46%) Sendmail
8 2 (1.46%) Nmap
9 1 (0.73%) NFS
9 1 (0.73%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (9.49%) Puppet
1 13 (9.49%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (6.57%) Nagios
3 8 (5.84%) Cacti
3 8 (5.84%) Ganglia
3 8 (5.84%) OpenView
3 8 (5.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.46%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.46%) Plesk
5 2 (1.46%) Nessus
6 1 (0.73%) Netcool
6 1 (0.73%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.73%) Opsview
Vendors
1 31 (22.63%) Microsoft
2 25 (18.25%) VMware
3 12 (8.76%) Cisco
4 10 (7.30%) Citrix
5 8 (5.84%) Splunk
5 8 (5.84%) Juniper
5 8 (5.84%) BMC
5 8 (5.84%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.65%) F5
7 3 (2.19%) Zend
7 3 (2.19%) Oracle
7 3 (2.19%) HP
7 3 (2.19%) NetApp
7 3 (2.19%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.46%) Websense
8 2 (1.46%) SAP
8 2 (1.46%) Sun
9 1 (0.73%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.73%) Akamai
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £22000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
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Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
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