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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 79 74 76
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Python 54 71 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.26% 3.09% 2.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.95% 7.47% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 51 50 54
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £60,000 £50,000
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
777 950 858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 32.50% 41.32% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 636 778 772
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 27 January 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Reading

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 56 (59.57%) Linux
2 53 (56.38%) Perl
3 45 (47.87%) Ruby
4 42 (44.68%) C++
5 40 (42.55%) C
5 40 (42.55%) Java
6 37 (39.36%) Windows
7 27 (28.72%) MySQL
7 27 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (28.72%) Bash Shell
8 26 (27.66%) UNIX
9 25 (26.60%) PHP
10 24 (25.53%) Software Engineering
11 22 (23.40%) C#
11 22 (23.40%) JavaScript
12 21 (22.34%) PowerShell
13 20 (21.28%) IIS
14 19 (20.21%) OO
14 19 (20.21%) Degree
15 17 (18.09%) SQL
15 17 (18.09%) Computer Science
15 17 (18.09%) Puppet
16 16 (17.02%) .NET
17 15 (15.96%) UML
17 15 (15.96%) Apache
17 15 (15.96%) TCP/IP
18 14 (14.89%) HTML
18 14 (14.89%) DevOps
19 13 (13.83%) OOD
19 13 (13.83%) Mac OS X

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 20 (21.28%) IIS
2 15 (15.96%) Apache
3 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.13%) JBoss
3 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.13%) Drupal
3 2 (2.13%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.13%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.06%) Node.js
4 1 (1.06%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.13%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.96%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.45%) Firewall
3 6 (6.38%) BGP
4 5 (5.32%) IPv4
4 5 (5.32%) IPsec
4 5 (5.32%) OSPF
5 3 (3.19%) PPP
5 3 (3.19%) xDSL
5 3 (3.19%) IPv6
5 3 (3.19%) Internet
5 3 (3.19%) MPLS
5 3 (3.19%) EIGRP
5 3 (3.19%) L2TP
5 3 (3.19%) VPN
5 3 (3.19%) DNS
5 3 (3.19%) SSL
6 2 (2.13%) LDAP
6 2 (2.13%) VoIP
6 2 (2.13%) VRRP
6 2 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (28.72%) MySQL
2 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.32%) DB2
4 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.13%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.06%) Big Data
6 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Ant
1 11 (11.70%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.64%) Visual Studio
3 8 (8.51%) Subversion
3 8 (8.51%) Maven
4 7 (7.45%) Jenkins
5 6 (6.38%) Selenium
6 5 (5.32%) Hudson
7 4 (4.26%) JIRA
7 4 (4.26%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.13%) JUnit
8 2 (2.13%) Artifactory
8 2 (2.13%) JBehave
8 2 (2.13%) AnthillPro
9 1 (1.06%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.06%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (1.06%) TestComplete
General
1 6 (6.38%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.26%) Automotive
4 3 (3.19%) Advertising
5 2 (2.13%) Banking
5 2 (2.13%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.13%) Marketing
6 1 (1.06%) Retail
6 1 (1.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (19.15%) Software Engineer
1 18 (19.15%) Developer
2 15 (15.96%) Technical Support
2 15 (15.96%) Support Engineer
2 15 (15.96%) Technical Support Engineer
2 15 (15.96%) Senior Software Engineer
2 15 (15.96%) Technical Engineer
3 11 (11.70%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (9.57%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (7.45%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.32%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) DevOps Manager
7 4 (4.26%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (4.26%) C++ Developer
8 3 (3.19%) Junior
8 3 (3.19%) Administrator
8 3 (3.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.02%) .NET
2 14 (14.89%) HTML
3 11 (11.70%) Web Services
3 11 (11.70%) jQuery
4 10 (10.64%) Ajax
4 10 (10.64%) CSS
5 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET
5 6 (6.38%) XML
5 6 (6.38%) WCF
5 6 (6.38%) AngularJS
6 5 (5.32%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (5.32%) Spring
7 4 (4.26%) HTML5
7 4 (4.26%) CSS3
8 3 (3.19%) Django
8 3 (3.19%) J2EE
8 3 (3.19%) RESTful
8 3 (3.19%) ICEfaces
9 2 (2.13%) JDBC
9 2 (2.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.64%) Open Source
3 3 (3.19%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.13%) User Experience
4 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.13%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.06%) IPTV
5 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.06%) RIA
5 1 (1.06%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 56 (59.57%) Linux
2 37 (39.36%) Windows
3 26 (27.66%) UNIX
4 13 (13.83%) Mac OS X
5 10 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (9.57%) Ubuntu
7 7 (7.45%) Solaris
8 4 (4.26%) Debian
9 3 (3.19%) OpenBSD
9 3 (3.19%) VxWorks
9 3 (3.19%) LynxOS
9 3 (3.19%) CentOS
10 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.13%) VMS
11 1 (1.06%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.53%) Software Engineering
3 19 (20.21%) OO
4 15 (15.96%) UML
5 14 (14.89%) DevOps
6 13 (13.83%) OOD
7 10 (10.64%) Scrum
8 9 (9.57%) Configuration Management
8 9 (9.57%) Unit Testing
9 7 (7.45%) Web Development
10 5 (5.32%) Load Balancing
10 5 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (5.32%) Change Management
10 5 (5.32%) PRINCE2
10 5 (5.32%) Waterfall
11 4 (4.26%) Static Code Analysis
11 4 (4.26%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (4.26%) Reverse Engineering
11 4 (4.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 53 (56.38%) Perl
2 45 (47.87%) Ruby
3 42 (44.68%) C++
4 40 (42.55%) Java
4 40 (42.55%) C
5 27 (28.72%) Bash Shell
6 25 (26.60%) PHP
7 22 (23.40%) C#
7 22 (23.40%) JavaScript
8 21 (22.34%) PowerShell
9 17 (18.09%) SQL
10 8 (8.51%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.19%) Ada
12 2 (2.13%) XQuery
12 2 (2.13%) XPath
12 2 (2.13%) Groovy
12 2 (2.13%) VBScript
13 1 (1.06%) Scala
13 1 (1.06%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 19 (20.21%) Degree
2 3 (3.19%) CCIE
2 3 (3.19%) CCSP
2 3 (3.19%) CCNP
2 3 (3.19%) CCIP
2 3 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.19%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) QA
2 4 (4.26%) SLA
3 3 (3.19%) DO-178B
System Software
1 9 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.38%) Hyper-V
2 6 (6.38%) vSphere
2 6 (6.38%) KVM
3 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.06%) Firmware
4 1 (1.06%) Xen
4 1 (1.06%) Ceph
4 1 (1.06%) Kamailio
4 1 (1.06%) OpenSIPS
4 1 (1.06%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 17 (18.09%) Puppet
2 11 (11.70%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (11.70%) Nagios
3 5 (5.32%) ZABBIX
3 5 (5.32%) Zenoss
4 3 (3.19%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.06%) Cacti
5 1 (1.06%) Salt
5 1 (1.06%) Ganeti
5 1 (1.06%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 12 (12.77%) Red Hat
2 10 (10.64%) VMware
3 8 (8.51%) Cisco
4 7 (7.45%) Oracle
5 5 (5.32%) Juniper
6 4 (4.26%) Remedy
7 3 (3.19%) HP
7 3 (3.19%) F5
7 3 (3.19%) SaltStack
8 2 (2.13%) Foundry
8 2 (2.13%) Dell
9 1 (1.06%) Citrix
9 1 (1.06%) NetApp
9 1 (1.06%) Akamai
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum GBP To 45k +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum GBP 30 - 45K +Benefits (neg)
Posted: Yesterday
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Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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ISL
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits / 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
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White Horse Employment Network Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
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White Horse Employment Network Limited
Salary: To £55,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago