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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 32 88 90
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +2
Permanent jobs citing Python 155 49 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.92% 1.97% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.22% 5.84% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 104 45 45
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -
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
900 839 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 40.16% 33.78% 36.39%
Number of salaries quoted 752 694 724
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 31 August 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Reading

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 158 (59.85%) Linux
2 120 (45.45%) Perl
3 111 (42.05%) Java
4 109 (41.29%) PHP
5 99 (37.50%) MySQL
6 89 (33.71%) Degree
7 85 (32.20%) Ruby
8 82 (31.06%) Puppet
9 75 (28.41%) Apache
10 74 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
11 68 (25.76%) JavaScript
12 63 (23.86%) C++
13 61 (23.11%) Computer Science
14 60 (22.73%) TCP/IP
15 58 (21.97%) SQL
15 58 (21.97%) Analytical Skills
16 54 (20.45%) Windows
17 52 (19.70%) CentOS
18 51 (19.32%) Nagios
19 50 (18.94%) C
19 50 (18.94%) DevOps
20 48 (18.18%) ZABBIX
21 46 (17.42%) HTML
21 46 (17.42%) SSL
22 45 (17.05%) Configuration Management
22 45 (17.05%) VMware
23 44 (16.67%) Open Source
24 43 (16.29%) jQuery
24 43 (16.29%) HTTP
24 43 (16.29%) UNIX

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 75 (28.41%) Apache
2 42 (15.91%) OpenStack
3 39 (14.77%) WebLogic
4 38 (14.39%) JBoss
5 34 (12.88%) Tomcat
6 25 (9.47%) nginx
7 17 (6.44%) IIS
8 16 (6.06%) WebSphere
9 8 (3.03%) Node.js
10 5 (1.89%) Drupal
11 4 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.76%) Eucalyptus
13 1 (0.38%) CMS
13 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 15 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 42 (15.91%) SaaS
2 36 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.92%) Taleo
3 13 (4.92%) Responsys
4 8 (3.03%) PaaS
5 7 (2.65%) IaaS
6 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.38%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 60 (22.73%) TCP/IP
2 46 (17.42%) SSL
3 43 (16.29%) HTTP
4 41 (15.53%) DNS
5 33 (12.50%) SMTP
6 32 (12.12%) Internet
7 30 (11.36%) Firewall
8 23 (8.71%) LDAP
9 20 (7.58%) MPLS
10 17 (6.44%) OSPF
10 17 (6.44%) BGP
11 15 (5.68%) VPN
12 14 (5.30%) IPsec
13 12 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (4.55%) Broadband
13 12 (4.55%) WAN
14 11 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (3.41%) Wireless
16 8 (3.03%) LAN
17 7 (2.65%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (37.50%) MySQL
2 39 (14.77%) NoSQL
3 20 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (6.06%) Couchbase
5 15 (5.68%) MongoDB
6 14 (5.30%) SQL Server
7 13 (4.92%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (4.92%) Hadoop
7 13 (4.92%) Oracle Database
8 10 (3.79%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.79%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.89%) Big Data
10 4 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.38%) SQLite
11 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 36 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 24 (9.09%) Selenium
3 21 (7.95%) Jenkins
4 18 (6.82%) JIRA
5 16 (6.06%) Ant
5 16 (6.06%) JUnit
6 8 (3.03%) Subversion
7 4 (1.52%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.14%) JBehave
8 3 (1.14%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.76%) Maven
9 2 (0.76%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.76%) JMeter
9 2 (0.76%) Robotium
9 2 (0.76%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.76%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.38%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.38%) Fiddler
General
1 21 (7.95%) Telecoms
2 12 (4.55%) Finance
2 12 (4.55%) Legal
2 12 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.27%) Banking
4 3 (1.14%) Retail
4 3 (1.14%) Electronics
5 2 (0.76%) Marketing
6 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 74 (28.03%) Developer
2 33 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 32 (12.12%) Administrator
4 31 (11.74%) Software Engineer
5 25 (9.47%) Support Engineer
5 25 (9.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 24 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
7 22 (8.33%) Applications Support
8 19 (7.20%) Java Developer
9 17 (6.44%) Senior Developer
10 16 (6.06%) Software Developer
10 16 (6.06%) Java Software Engineer
10 16 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
11 13 (4.92%) Senior Support Engineer
12 11 (4.17%) Applications Support Engineer
12 11 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
12 11 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
12 11 (4.17%) Pre Sales Engineer
13 10 (3.79%) DBA
13 10 (3.79%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (17.42%) HTML
2 43 (16.29%) jQuery
3 41 (15.53%) AngularJS
4 33 (12.50%) CSS
5 32 (12.12%) .NET
5 32 (12.12%) Web Services
5 32 (12.12%) XML
6 31 (11.74%) JSON
7 25 (9.47%) Backbone.js
8 21 (7.95%) .NET Framework
9 19 (7.20%) Ruby on Rails
10 17 (6.44%) HTML5
10 17 (6.44%) CSS3
10 17 (6.44%) Ember.js
11 16 (6.06%) MCollective
11 16 (6.06%) PhoneGap
11 16 (6.06%) LAMP
11 16 (6.06%) ActiveMQ
12 15 (5.68%) ASP.NET
12 15 (5.68%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 61 (23.11%) Computer Science
2 58 (21.97%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.82%) Statistics
4 13 (4.92%) Digital Media
4 13 (4.92%) Data Centre
5 10 (3.79%) Replication
6 9 (3.41%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.27%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.89%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.52%) Social Media
10 3 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.14%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.14%) User Experience
11 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.76%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.76%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.76%) Physics
11 2 (0.76%) Handset
12 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.38%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 158 (59.85%) Linux
2 54 (20.45%) Windows
3 52 (19.70%) CentOS
4 43 (16.29%) UNIX
5 19 (7.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (5.68%) Ubuntu
6 15 (5.68%) Mac OS X
7 14 (5.30%) Oracle Linux
8 10 (3.79%) SUSE
9 7 (2.65%) Debian
10 3 (1.14%) Android
10 3 (1.14%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.76%) Solaris
12 1 (0.38%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (18.94%) DevOps
3 45 (17.05%) Configuration Management
4 44 (16.67%) Open Source
5 40 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 31 (11.74%) MVC
7 21 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (7.58%) BDD
8 20 (7.58%) OOP
9 19 (7.20%) Scrum
9 19 (7.20%) Web Development
10 18 (6.82%) TDD
10 18 (6.82%) User Stories
11 17 (6.44%) Incident Management
12 16 (6.06%) SOA
12 16 (6.06%) Project Management
12 16 (6.06%) Mobile Development
13 11 (4.17%) Identity Management
14 10 (3.79%) Benchmarking
14 10 (3.79%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 120 (45.45%) Perl
2 111 (42.05%) Java
3 109 (41.29%) PHP
4 85 (32.20%) Ruby
5 68 (25.76%) JavaScript
6 63 (23.86%) C++
7 58 (21.97%) SQL
8 50 (18.94%) C
9 33 (12.50%) C#
10 32 (12.12%) Shell Script
11 27 (10.23%) Bash Shell
12 14 (5.30%) Objective-C
12 14 (5.30%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.89%) AWK
14 2 (0.76%) sed
14 2 (0.76%) XPath
14 2 (0.76%) Groovy
14 2 (0.76%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.76%) Scala
14 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (33.71%) Degree
2 18 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (4.55%) CCIE
4 10 (3.79%) Oracle Certification
5 9 (3.41%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.65%) CCNP
7 5 (1.89%) MySQL Certification
7 5 (1.89%) IC3 Certification
7 5 (1.89%) JNCIP
8 4 (1.52%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.52%) CCIP
8 4 (1.52%) CCSP
8 4 (1.52%) JNCIA
9 3 (1.14%) ISEB
9 3 (1.14%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.38%) PhD
10 1 (0.38%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.33%) QA
2 4 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (8.71%) qmail
2 23 (8.71%) Squid
3 8 (3.03%) VirtualBox
3 8 (3.03%) VMware ESX
4 7 (2.65%) KVM
5 5 (1.89%) iptables
6 3 (1.14%) Samba
6 3 (1.14%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.76%) GlusterFS
7 2 (0.76%) Varnish
8 1 (0.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 82 (31.06%) Puppet
2 51 (19.32%) Nagios
3 48 (18.18%) ZABBIX
4 35 (13.26%) Graphite
5 27 (10.23%) Cacti
6 24 (9.09%) Ganglia
6 24 (9.09%) logstash
7 22 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
7 22 (8.33%) collectd
8 8 (3.03%) Vagrant
9 7 (2.65%) Ansible
10 6 (2.27%) Salt
11 4 (1.52%) Rundeck
11 4 (1.52%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.76%) OpenView
12 2 (0.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 2 (0.76%) Zenoss
12 2 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
13 1 (0.38%) yum
Vendors
1 45 (17.05%) VMware
2 38 (14.39%) Red Hat
3 34 (12.88%) Splunk
4 32 (12.12%) Cisco
5 26 (9.85%) Oracle
6 23 (8.71%) Websense
7 16 (6.06%) Atlassian
8 14 (5.30%) Microsoft
9 13 (4.92%) Sun
9 13 (4.92%) Eloqua
10 7 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (2.65%) Juniper
11 6 (2.27%) HP
12 4 (1.52%) IBM
12 4 (1.52%) F5
12 4 (1.52%) ProCurve
13 3 (1.14%) Rackspace
14 2 (0.76%) Cognos
14 2 (0.76%) BMC
14 2 (0.76%) Sophos
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