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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 105 92 72
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -20
Permanent jobs citing Python 40 55 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.57% 2.25% 2.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.61% 5.67% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 40 42 53
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
713 970 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.92% 39.75% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 574 836 843
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £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 22 October 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Reading

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 65 (61.90%) Linux
2 48 (45.71%) Perl
3 42 (40.00%) Ruby
4 41 (39.05%) Java
5 36 (34.29%) C#
6 35 (33.33%) PHP
7 34 (32.38%) C++
8 32 (30.48%) C
9 31 (29.52%) Windows
10 30 (28.57%) SQL
11 28 (26.67%) UNIX
12 27 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (21.90%) OO
14 20 (19.05%) .NET
14 20 (19.05%) PowerShell
15 19 (18.10%) Software Engineering
15 19 (18.10%) VMware
16 18 (17.14%) Microsoft
16 18 (17.14%) Degree
17 17 (16.19%) MySQL
18 16 (15.24%) VMware Infrastructure
18 16 (15.24%) Hyper-V
19 15 (14.29%) Git (software)
20 14 (13.33%) vSphere
21 13 (12.38%) JavaScript
21 13 (12.38%) UML
21 13 (12.38%) CSS
21 13 (12.38%) Web Services
21 13 (12.38%) jQuery
21 13 (12.38%) Subversion

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 10 (9.52%) Drupal
2 8 (7.62%) Apache
3 7 (6.67%) CMS
4 6 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.90%) Node.js
5 2 (1.90%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.90%) IIS
5 2 (1.90%) Plone
6 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.57%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.71%) SaaS
2 2 (1.90%) Office 365
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 7 (6.67%) NetScaler
2 4 (3.81%) Network Security
2 4 (3.81%) Firewall
3 3 (2.86%) IPv4
3 3 (2.86%) IPv6
4 2 (1.90%) VLAN
4 2 (1.90%) DNS
4 2 (1.90%) SSL
4 2 (1.90%) VPN
4 2 (1.90%) HTTP
4 2 (1.90%) PPP
4 2 (1.90%) IPsec
4 2 (1.90%) BGP
4 2 (1.90%) MPLS
4 2 (1.90%) OSPF
4 2 (1.90%) DSL
5 1 (0.95%) L2TP
5 1 (0.95%) X.21
5 1 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.19%) MySQL
2 9 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.81%) Big Data
5 1 (0.95%) Redis
5 1 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 13 (12.38%) Subversion
3 10 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (9.52%) Visual Studio
4 9 (8.57%) Ant
4 9 (8.57%) Selenium
5 7 (6.67%) WebDriver
6 5 (4.76%) Eclipse
6 5 (4.76%) Maven
7 4 (3.81%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.81%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (1.90%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.90%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.95%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.95%) TestNG
9 1 (0.95%) JIRA
9 1 (0.95%) Emacs
General
1 9 (8.57%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.81%) Marketing
4 2 (1.90%) Banking
4 2 (1.90%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.90%) Games
5 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (36.19%) Developer
2 17 (16.19%) Systems Engineer
3 16 (15.24%) Software Engineer
4 14 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
4 14 (13.33%) Web Developer
5 12 (11.43%) PHP Developer
6 10 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 10 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (9.52%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 8 (7.62%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 8 (7.62%) LAMP Developer
7 8 (7.62%) Junior
8 7 (6.67%) C++ Developer
8 7 (6.67%) Test Engineer
9 6 (5.71%) Senior Test Engineer
9 6 (5.71%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.76%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.05%) .NET
2 13 (12.38%) CSS
2 13 (12.38%) Web Services
2 13 (12.38%) jQuery
3 12 (11.43%) HTML
4 10 (9.52%) RESTful
4 10 (9.52%) LAMP
5 9 (8.57%) .NET Framework
5 9 (8.57%) CSS3
6 7 (6.67%) HTML5
6 7 (6.67%) Sass
7 6 (5.71%) Spring
8 5 (4.76%) ICEfaces
8 5 (4.76%) AngularJS
8 5 (4.76%) OOCSS
9 4 (3.81%) Django
9 4 (3.81%) XHTML
10 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (2.86%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.48%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.52%) Client/Server
3 9 (8.57%) Open Source
3 9 (8.57%) Mobile Computing
4 5 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (3.81%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.90%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.95%) FMCG
7 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 65 (61.90%) Linux
2 31 (29.52%) Windows
3 28 (26.67%) UNIX
4 11 (10.48%) Solaris
5 5 (4.76%) VxWorks
5 5 (4.76%) Mac OS X
5 5 (4.76%) LynxOS
6 4 (3.81%) CentOS
7 2 (1.90%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.90%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.90%) Android
7 2 (1.90%) Debian
8 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.95%) OpenBSD
8 1 (0.95%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.95%) AIX
8 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (21.90%) OO
3 19 (18.10%) Software Engineering
4 13 (12.38%) UML
5 11 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (9.52%) OOD
6 10 (9.52%) Project Management
7 9 (8.57%) SEO
7 9 (8.57%) Web Development
7 9 (8.57%) Unit Testing
7 9 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (7.62%) Scrum
9 6 (5.71%) Waterfall
9 6 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (5.71%) Data Protection
10 5 (4.76%) MODAF
11 4 (3.81%) Static Code Analysis
11 4 (3.81%) Software Architecture
11 4 (3.81%) System Testing
11 4 (3.81%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (45.71%) Perl
2 42 (40.00%) Ruby
3 41 (39.05%) Java
4 36 (34.29%) C#
5 35 (33.33%) PHP
6 34 (32.38%) C++
7 32 (30.48%) C
8 30 (28.57%) SQL
9 20 (19.05%) PowerShell
10 13 (12.38%) JavaScript
11 11 (10.48%) Bash Shell
12 8 (7.62%) Shell Script
13 5 (4.76%) Ada
14 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.90%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (17.14%) Degree
2 3 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.90%) JNCIA
3 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.90%) CCIE
3 2 (1.90%) CCSP
3 2 (1.90%) CCNP
3 2 (1.90%) CCIP
3 2 (1.90%) CCNA
4 1 (0.95%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.52%) QA
2 5 (4.76%) DO-178B
3 2 (1.90%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (15.24%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (15.24%) Hyper-V
2 14 (13.33%) vSphere
3 7 (6.67%) KVM
4 6 (5.71%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.90%) Xen
6 1 (0.95%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.95%) NFS
6 1 (0.95%) QEMU
6 1 (0.95%) Nmap
6 1 (0.95%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 6 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.86%) Puppet
3 2 (1.90%) Nagios
4 1 (0.95%) Netcool
4 1 (0.95%) Cacti
4 1 (0.95%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (0.95%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.95%) Nessus
4 1 (0.95%) Ganeti
4 1 (0.95%) Opsview
4 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (18.10%) VMware
2 18 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.57%) Citrix
3 9 (8.57%) Cisco
4 7 (6.67%) Juniper
5 6 (5.71%) HP
6 5 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.81%) NetApp
7 4 (3.81%) Remedy
8 3 (2.86%) Zend
9 2 (1.90%) Akamai
10 1 (0.95%) Oracle
10 1 (0.95%) F5
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + 9% Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum GBP 25 - 30K +Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum GBP 30 - 40K +Benefits (neg)
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: - Salary excellent + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £54000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Names.co.uk
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 27 days ago