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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 97 90 79
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Permanent jobs citing Python 44 47 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.75% 2.05% 2.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.39% 5.54% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 40 44 47
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 £30,000 £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 £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
816 849 1003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 32.45% 37.04% 50.61%
Number of salaries quoted 657 748 877
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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 19 September 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Reading

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 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 69 (62.73%) Linux
2 45 (40.91%) Java
2 45 (40.91%) Ruby
3 41 (37.27%) Perl
4 40 (36.36%) PHP
5 32 (29.09%) UNIX
6 31 (28.18%) SQL
7 29 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (23.64%) C#
9 25 (22.73%) C++
10 24 (21.82%) Windows
10 24 (21.82%) Microsoft
10 24 (21.82%) VMware
11 22 (20.00%) C
11 22 (20.00%) PowerShell
12 21 (19.09%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (19.09%) Hyper-V
13 19 (17.27%) .NET
14 17 (15.45%) Git (software)
15 16 (14.55%) Software Engineering
15 16 (14.55%) QA
15 16 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (14.55%) Selenium
15 16 (14.55%) MySQL
15 16 (14.55%) CSS
16 15 (13.64%) HTML
16 15 (13.64%) SaaS
17 14 (12.73%) vSphere
17 14 (12.73%) JavaScript
18 13 (11.82%) Apache

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 13 (11.82%) Apache
2 11 (10.00%) Drupal
3 7 (6.36%) CMS
4 6 (5.45%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.64%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.73%) IIS
8 2 (1.82%) Plone
8 2 (1.82%) WordPress
8 2 (1.82%) Node.js
8 2 (1.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.09%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.64%) SaaS
2 5 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.64%) Office 365
4 1 (0.91%) Route 53
4 1 (0.91%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.91%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.27%) HTTP
1 8 (7.27%) Firewall
2 7 (6.36%) NetScaler
2 7 (6.36%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.45%) DNS
4 5 (4.55%) IPv4
4 5 (4.55%) IPv6
5 4 (3.64%) MPLS
5 4 (3.64%) OSPF
5 4 (3.64%) BGP
5 4 (3.64%) DSL
5 4 (3.64%) PPP
5 4 (3.64%) Network Security
5 4 (3.64%) IPsec
5 4 (3.64%) VLAN
6 3 (2.73%) xDSL
6 3 (2.73%) VPN
6 3 (2.73%) WAN
6 3 (2.73%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.73%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.55%) MySQL
2 8 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (5.45%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.55%) Big Data
5 2 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.82%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.91%) Redis
6 1 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (15.45%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.55%) Selenium
3 12 (10.91%) Subversion
4 10 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 8 (7.27%) Ant
6 5 (4.55%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.55%) TestNG
7 4 (3.64%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (1.82%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.82%) Maven
8 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.82%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.82%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.91%) JIRA
9 1 (0.91%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.91%) Emacs
General
1 8 (7.27%) Marketing
2 6 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.55%) Finance
4 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.82%) Games
4 2 (1.82%) Electronics
5 1 (0.91%) Retail
5 1 (0.91%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 40 (36.36%) Developer
2 17 (15.45%) Systems Engineer
2 17 (15.45%) Linux Engineer
3 16 (14.55%) Web Developer
4 14 (12.73%) Test Engineer
5 12 (10.91%) PHP Developer
6 11 (10.00%) Software Engineer
7 10 (9.09%) Junior
7 10 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 9 (8.18%) Consultant
8 9 (8.18%) Senior Test Engineer
9 8 (7.27%) LAMP Developer
9 8 (7.27%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 7 (6.36%) Junior Developer
10 7 (6.36%) Java Developer
10 7 (6.36%) Software Developer
11 6 (5.45%) QA Engineer
11 6 (5.45%) C++ Developer
11 6 (5.45%) Front-End Developer
11 6 (5.45%) Junior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.27%) .NET
2 16 (14.55%) CSS
3 15 (13.64%) HTML
4 12 (10.91%) Web Services
4 12 (10.91%) jQuery
5 10 (9.09%) RESTful
5 10 (9.09%) CSS3
5 10 (9.09%) LAMP
6 9 (8.18%) .NET Framework
7 8 (7.27%) HTML5
8 6 (5.45%) Django
8 6 (5.45%) Sass
9 4 (3.64%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.64%) OOCSS
9 4 (3.64%) XHTML
10 3 (2.73%) Spring
10 3 (2.73%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (2.73%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (1.82%) Backbone.js
11 2 (1.82%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.91%) Open Source
2 10 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 9 (8.18%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.18%) Mobile Computing
4 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.64%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.82%) DTV
7 1 (0.91%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 69 (62.73%) Linux
2 32 (29.09%) UNIX
3 24 (21.82%) Windows
4 11 (10.00%) Solaris
5 5 (4.55%) Debian
5 5 (4.55%) Ubuntu
6 4 (3.64%) CentOS
6 4 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.64%) FreeBSD
7 3 (2.73%) SUSE
8 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.82%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.82%) VxWorks
8 2 (1.82%) LynxOS
8 2 (1.82%) Android
9 1 (0.91%) AIX
9 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.91%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (14.55%) Software Engineering
2 16 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (10.91%) OO
4 10 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 10 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (8.18%) Project Management
5 9 (8.18%) Scrum
5 9 (8.18%) Web Development
5 9 (8.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (7.27%) SEO
7 6 (5.45%) Load Balancing
7 6 (5.45%) Web Application Development
7 6 (5.45%) DevOps
7 6 (5.45%) Software Architecture
8 5 (4.55%) Test Automation
8 5 (4.55%) Migration
9 4 (3.64%) OOP
9 4 (3.64%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.64%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.91%) Java
1 45 (40.91%) Ruby
2 41 (37.27%) Perl
3 40 (36.36%) PHP
4 31 (28.18%) SQL
5 26 (23.64%) C#
6 25 (22.73%) C++
7 22 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 22 (20.00%) C
8 14 (12.73%) JavaScript
9 12 (10.91%) Bash Shell
10 10 (9.09%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.82%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.82%) VB
11 2 (1.82%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.82%) Ada
Qualifications
1 12 (10.91%) Degree
2 5 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.64%) CCNP
4 3 (2.73%) CCIP
4 3 (2.73%) CCNA
4 3 (2.73%) CCIE
4 3 (2.73%) CCSP
4 3 (2.73%) RHCE
4 3 (2.73%) JNCIA
4 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.91%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.55%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (19.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 21 (19.09%) Hyper-V
2 14 (12.73%) vSphere
3 8 (7.27%) Active Directory
4 7 (6.36%) KVM
5 4 (3.64%) Xen
6 1 (0.91%) NFS
6 1 (0.91%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.91%) Nmap
6 1 (0.91%) Postfix
6 1 (0.91%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.91%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) Puppet
2 3 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.82%) Nagios
3 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.91%) Opsview
4 1 (0.91%) Netcool
4 1 (0.91%) Nessus
4 1 (0.91%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.91%) Cacti
4 1 (0.91%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (0.91%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 24 (21.82%) Microsoft
1 24 (21.82%) VMware
2 11 (10.00%) Cisco
2 11 (10.00%) Citrix
3 8 (7.27%) Juniper
3 8 (7.27%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.64%) NetApp
5 3 (2.73%) HP
5 3 (2.73%) F5
5 3 (2.73%) Zend
6 2 (1.82%) SAP
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle
7 1 (0.91%) Websense
7 1 (0.91%) Akamai
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Health, Parking
Posted: 4 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
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Symantec
Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago