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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 83 67 84
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Permanent jobs citing Python 58 69 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.47% 3.08% 2.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.08% 7.39% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 56 56 51
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +61.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
819 934 895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.82% 41.72% 44.48%
Number of salaries quoted 703 795 784
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 3 March 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Reading

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 59 (54.63%) Linux
1 59 (54.63%) Ruby
2 56 (51.85%) Perl
3 53 (49.07%) Java
4 47 (43.52%) C++
5 45 (41.67%) C
6 41 (37.96%) Windows
7 34 (31.48%) PHP
7 34 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (28.70%) Software Engineering
9 29 (26.85%) UNIX
10 28 (25.93%) JavaScript
11 26 (24.07%) MySQL
12 25 (23.15%) Bash Shell
13 24 (22.22%) HTML
14 23 (21.30%) Degree
15 22 (20.37%) Computer Science
15 22 (20.37%) C#
16 21 (19.44%) IIS
16 21 (19.44%) OO
17 20 (18.52%) TCP/IP
17 20 (18.52%) PowerShell
18 19 (17.59%) Puppet
18 19 (17.59%) SQL
19 18 (16.67%) Mac OS X
20 17 (15.74%) .NET
20 17 (15.74%) Ant
20 17 (15.74%) jQuery
20 17 (15.74%) DevOps
21 16 (14.81%) Apache

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 21 (19.44%) IIS
2 16 (14.81%) Apache
3 8 (7.41%) WebLogic
4 7 (6.48%) WebSphere
4 7 (6.48%) JBoss
5 3 (2.78%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.85%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.85%) Node.js
7 1 (0.93%) Drupal
7 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 7 (6.48%) Firewall
3 6 (5.56%) BGP
4 5 (4.63%) IPv4
4 5 (4.63%) IPsec
4 5 (4.63%) OSPF
5 3 (2.78%) PPP
5 3 (2.78%) xDSL
5 3 (2.78%) IPv6
5 3 (2.78%) Internet
5 3 (2.78%) MPLS
5 3 (2.78%) EIGRP
5 3 (2.78%) L2TP
5 3 (2.78%) VPN
5 3 (2.78%) DNS
5 3 (2.78%) SSL
6 2 (1.85%) LDAP
6 2 (1.85%) VoIP
6 2 (1.85%) VRRP
6 2 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.07%) MySQL
2 7 (6.48%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.63%) DB2
4 3 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.85%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.85%) MarkLogic
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.93%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (15.74%) Ant
2 15 (13.89%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.26%) Visual Studio
3 10 (9.26%) Selenium
4 9 (8.33%) Maven
4 9 (8.33%) JIRA
5 8 (7.41%) Subversion
5 8 (7.41%) Jenkins
6 7 (6.48%) JUnit
7 6 (5.56%) Hudson
8 5 (4.63%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.85%) AnthillPro
9 2 (1.85%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.85%) JBehave
General
1 7 (6.48%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Automotive
2 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.78%) Advertising
4 2 (1.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (22.22%) Software Engineer
1 24 (22.22%) Developer
2 20 (18.52%) Technical Support
2 20 (18.52%) Support Engineer
2 20 (18.52%) Technical Engineer
2 20 (18.52%) Technical Support Engineer
3 15 (13.89%) Senior Software Engineer
4 13 (12.04%) Java Developer
5 10 (9.26%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) Java Software Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) DevOps Manager
8 5 (4.63%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.70%) C++ Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Administrator
9 4 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.22%) HTML
2 17 (15.74%) .NET
2 17 (15.74%) jQuery
3 14 (12.96%) CSS
4 12 (11.11%) Web Services
4 12 (11.11%) XML
4 12 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 10 (9.26%) Ajax
6 8 (7.41%) HTML5
6 8 (7.41%) CSS3
7 7 (6.48%) PhoneGap
7 7 (6.48%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (6.48%) JSON
8 6 (5.56%) WCF
8 6 (5.56%) Spring
8 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.70%) J2EE
9 4 (3.70%) RESTful
10 3 (2.78%) ICEfaces
10 3 (2.78%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.37%) Computer Science
2 13 (12.04%) Open Source
3 3 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.85%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.85%) User Experience
4 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.85%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.93%) Replication
5 1 (0.93%) Clustering
5 1 (0.93%) IPTV
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) RIA
5 1 (0.93%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 59 (54.63%) Linux
2 41 (37.96%) Windows
3 29 (26.85%) UNIX
4 18 (16.67%) Mac OS X
5 11 (10.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (9.26%) Ubuntu
7 6 (5.56%) Solaris
8 4 (3.70%) Debian
9 3 (2.78%) OpenBSD
9 3 (2.78%) VxWorks
9 3 (2.78%) LynxOS
9 3 (2.78%) VMS
9 3 (2.78%) CentOS
10 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.93%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (28.70%) Software Engineering
3 21 (19.44%) OO
4 17 (15.74%) DevOps
5 16 (14.81%) UML
6 14 (12.96%) OOD
7 11 (10.19%) Web Development
8 10 (9.26%) Scrum
9 9 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 9 (8.33%) MVC
9 9 (8.33%) Unit Testing
10 8 (7.41%) SOA
10 8 (7.41%) OOP
11 7 (6.48%) Identity Management
12 6 (5.56%) Waterfall
12 6 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (4.63%) Change Management
13 5 (4.63%) PRINCE2
13 5 (4.63%) Load Balancing
13 5 (4.63%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 59 (54.63%) Ruby
2 56 (51.85%) Perl
3 53 (49.07%) Java
4 47 (43.52%) C++
5 45 (41.67%) C
6 34 (31.48%) PHP
7 28 (25.93%) JavaScript
8 25 (23.15%) Bash Shell
9 22 (20.37%) C#
10 20 (18.52%) PowerShell
11 19 (17.59%) SQL
12 6 (5.56%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.78%) Ada
14 2 (1.85%) XQuery
14 2 (1.85%) XPath
14 2 (1.85%) Groovy
14 2 (1.85%) VBScript
15 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.93%) Scala
15 1 (0.93%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 23 (21.30%) Degree
2 5 (4.63%) VCP4
3 3 (2.78%) CCIE
3 3 (2.78%) CCSP
3 3 (2.78%) CCNP
3 3 (2.78%) CCIP
3 3 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.78%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) QA
2 3 (2.78%) DO-178B
3 2 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.70%) vSphere
2 4 (3.70%) KVM
3 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.93%) Firmware
4 1 (0.93%) Xen
4 1 (0.93%) Ceph
4 1 (0.93%) Kamailio
4 1 (0.93%) OpenSIPS
4 1 (0.93%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 19 (17.59%) Puppet
2 14 (12.96%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (12.04%) Nagios
4 6 (5.56%) ZABBIX
4 6 (5.56%) Zenoss
5 3 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.85%) collectd
6 2 (1.85%) Graphite
7 1 (0.93%) logstash
7 1 (0.93%) Salt
7 1 (0.93%) Rsyslog
7 1 (0.93%) Ganeti
7 1 (0.93%) Cacti
7 1 (0.93%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.93%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (12.04%) Red Hat
2 9 (8.33%) VMware
3 8 (7.41%) Oracle
4 7 (6.48%) Cisco
5 4 (3.70%) Juniper
5 4 (3.70%) Remedy
5 4 (3.70%) SaltStack
6 3 (2.78%) F5
6 3 (2.78%) HP
7 2 (1.85%) Dell
7 2 (1.85%) Foundry
8 1 (0.93%) Akamai
8 1 (0.93%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.93%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £56000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
Cisco Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
Cisco Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
Cisco Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens, Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, UK
Cisco Systems Limited
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading, United Kingdom
Yell
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading, UK or Bristol, UK
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago