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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 99 86 77
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Permanent jobs citing Python 44 47 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.75% 2.04% 2.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.46% 5.52% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 40 45 46
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
806 851 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 32.10% 36.95% 50.62%
Number of salaries quoted 651 753 883
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 23 September 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Reading

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 68 (62.96%) Linux
2 43 (39.81%) Ruby
3 42 (38.89%) Perl
4 41 (37.96%) Java
5 38 (35.19%) PHP
6 31 (28.70%) UNIX
7 30 (27.78%) SQL
8 28 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (25.00%) C#
10 25 (23.15%) C++
11 24 (22.22%) Windows
11 24 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 24 (22.22%) VMware
12 23 (21.30%) C
13 22 (20.37%) PowerShell
14 21 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (19.44%) Hyper-V
15 19 (17.59%) .NET
16 17 (15.74%) Git (software)
17 16 (14.81%) Software Engineering
17 16 (14.81%) MySQL
18 15 (13.89%) CSS
19 14 (12.96%) OO
19 14 (12.96%) HTML
19 14 (12.96%) QA
19 14 (12.96%) SaaS
19 14 (12.96%) vSphere
19 14 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
19 14 (12.96%) Selenium
20 13 (12.04%) JavaScript

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 12 (11.11%) Apache
2 11 (10.19%) Drupal
3 7 (6.48%) CMS
4 6 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.63%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.70%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.78%) IIS
8 2 (1.85%) Plone
8 2 (1.85%) WordPress
8 2 (1.85%) Node.js
9 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.26%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.96%) SaaS
2 5 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.70%) Office 365
4 1 (0.93%) Route 53
4 1 (0.93%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) Firewall
2 7 (6.48%) NetScaler
2 7 (6.48%) HTTP
2 7 (6.48%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.56%) DNS
4 5 (4.63%) IPv4
4 5 (4.63%) IPv6
5 4 (3.70%) MPLS
5 4 (3.70%) OSPF
5 4 (3.70%) BGP
5 4 (3.70%) DSL
5 4 (3.70%) PPP
5 4 (3.70%) Network Security
5 4 (3.70%) IPsec
5 4 (3.70%) VLAN
6 3 (2.78%) xDSL
6 3 (2.78%) VPN
6 3 (2.78%) WAN
6 3 (2.78%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.78%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.81%) MySQL
2 8 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.70%) Big Data
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.93%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (15.74%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.96%) Selenium
3 12 (11.11%) Subversion
4 10 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (8.33%) WebDriver
6 8 (7.41%) Ant
7 5 (4.63%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.70%) TestNG
8 4 (3.70%) Visual Studio
8 4 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (1.85%) Bugzilla
9 2 (1.85%) Maven
9 2 (1.85%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.85%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.93%) JIRA
10 1 (0.93%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.93%) Emacs
General
1 8 (7.41%) Marketing
2 7 (6.48%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.48%) Finance
3 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.85%) Games
3 2 (1.85%) Electronics
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 39 (36.11%) Developer
2 17 (15.74%) Systems Engineer
2 17 (15.74%) Linux Engineer
3 16 (14.81%) Web Developer
4 12 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 12 (11.11%) PHP Developer
5 11 (10.19%) Software Engineer
6 10 (9.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 9 (8.33%) Consultant
7 9 (8.33%) Junior
8 8 (7.41%) Senior Test Engineer
8 8 (7.41%) LAMP Developer
8 8 (7.41%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 7 (6.48%) Java Developer
9 7 (6.48%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.56%) C++ Developer
10 6 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
10 6 (5.56%) Junior Developer
10 6 (5.56%) Junior C++ Developer
11 5 (4.63%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.59%) .NET
2 15 (13.89%) CSS
3 14 (12.96%) HTML
4 12 (11.11%) Web Services
4 12 (11.11%) jQuery
5 10 (9.26%) RESTful
5 10 (9.26%) CSS3
5 10 (9.26%) LAMP
6 9 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 8 (7.41%) HTML5
8 6 (5.56%) Django
8 6 (5.56%) Sass
9 4 (3.70%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.70%) OOCSS
9 4 (3.70%) XHTML
10 3 (2.78%) Spring
10 3 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (1.85%) Backbone.js
11 2 (1.85%) Yii
11 2 (1.85%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) Open Source
2 10 (9.26%) Client/Server
3 9 (8.33%) Mobile Computing
4 8 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.70%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.85%) DTV
7 1 (0.93%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 68 (62.96%) Linux
2 31 (28.70%) UNIX
3 24 (22.22%) Windows
4 11 (10.19%) Solaris
5 5 (4.63%) Debian
5 5 (4.63%) Ubuntu
6 4 (3.70%) CentOS
6 4 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.70%) FreeBSD
7 3 (2.78%) SUSE
8 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.85%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.85%) VxWorks
8 2 (1.85%) LynxOS
8 2 (1.85%) Android
9 1 (0.93%) AIX
9 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.93%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (14.81%) Software Engineering
3 14 (12.96%) OO
3 14 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (9.26%) Data Protection
4 10 (9.26%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (8.33%) Project Management
5 9 (8.33%) Scrum
5 9 (8.33%) Web Development
6 8 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (7.41%) SEO
7 6 (5.56%) Load Balancing
7 6 (5.56%) Software Architecture
8 5 (4.63%) DevOps
8 5 (4.63%) Migration
8 5 (4.63%) UML
9 4 (3.70%) OOP
9 4 (3.70%) OOD
9 4 (3.70%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 43 (39.81%) Ruby
2 42 (38.89%) Perl
3 41 (37.96%) Java
4 38 (35.19%) PHP
5 30 (27.78%) SQL
6 27 (25.00%) C#
7 25 (23.15%) C++
8 23 (21.30%) C
9 22 (20.37%) PowerShell
10 13 (12.04%) JavaScript
11 12 (11.11%) Bash Shell
12 10 (9.26%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.85%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.85%) VB
13 2 (1.85%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.85%) Ada
Qualifications
1 12 (11.11%) Degree
2 5 (4.63%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.70%) CCNP
4 3 (2.78%) CCIP
4 3 (2.78%) CCNA
4 3 (2.78%) CCIE
4 3 (2.78%) CCSP
4 3 (2.78%) RHCE
4 3 (2.78%) JNCIA
4 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.96%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 21 (19.44%) Hyper-V
2 14 (12.96%) vSphere
3 8 (7.41%) Active Directory
4 7 (6.48%) KVM
5 4 (3.70%) Xen
6 1 (0.93%) NFS
6 1 (0.93%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.93%) Nmap
6 1 (0.93%) Postfix
6 1 (0.93%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.93%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) Puppet
2 3 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.85%) Nagios
3 2 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.93%) Opsview
4 1 (0.93%) Netcool
4 1 (0.93%) Nessus
4 1 (0.93%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.93%) Cacti
4 1 (0.93%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (0.93%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 24 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 24 (22.22%) VMware
2 11 (10.19%) Cisco
2 11 (10.19%) Citrix
3 8 (7.41%) Juniper
3 8 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.70%) NetApp
5 3 (2.78%) HP
5 3 (2.78%) F5
5 3 (2.78%) Zend
6 2 (1.85%) SAP
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle
7 1 (0.93%) Remedy
7 1 (0.93%) Websense
7 1 (0.93%) Akamai
Reading, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 to £60000 per annum - share options + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Health, Parking
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago