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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 98 93 81
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs citing Python 45 47 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.79% 2.03% 2.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.81% 5.38% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 41 44 44
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 £32,500 £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 £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
775 874 993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.84% 37.75% 50.41%
Number of salaries quoted 620 763 855
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 30 September 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Reading

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 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 68 (62.96%) Linux
2 44 (40.74%) Ruby
3 43 (39.81%) Java
3 43 (39.81%) Perl
4 38 (35.19%) PHP
5 31 (28.70%) C#
5 31 (28.70%) UNIX
6 30 (27.78%) SQL
7 29 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (25.93%) C++
9 27 (25.00%) Windows
10 26 (24.07%) C
11 24 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 24 (22.22%) VMware
12 22 (20.37%) PowerShell
13 21 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (19.44%) Hyper-V
14 19 (17.59%) .NET
15 18 (16.67%) OO
16 17 (15.74%) Software Engineering
17 16 (14.81%) Git (software)
17 16 (14.81%) MySQL
18 15 (13.89%) CSS
19 14 (12.96%) HTML
19 14 (12.96%) vSphere
19 14 (12.96%) Degree
20 13 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
20 13 (12.04%) QA
20 13 (12.04%) Selenium
20 13 (12.04%) JavaScript

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 11 (10.19%) Drupal
2 10 (9.26%) Apache
3 7 (6.48%) CMS
4 6 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.70%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.70%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.78%) IIS
7 2 (1.85%) Plone
7 2 (1.85%) WordPress
7 2 (1.85%) Node.js
8 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.26%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.19%) SaaS
2 4 (3.70%) Office 365
2 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 7 (6.48%) NetScaler
3 6 (5.56%) Firewall
4 5 (4.63%) DNS
4 5 (4.63%) HTTP
4 5 (4.63%) IPv4
4 5 (4.63%) IPv6
5 4 (3.70%) VLAN
5 4 (3.70%) Network Security
6 3 (2.78%) SSL
7 2 (1.85%) IPsec
7 2 (1.85%) Internet
7 2 (1.85%) MPLS
7 2 (1.85%) OSPF
7 2 (1.85%) BGP
7 2 (1.85%) DSL
7 2 (1.85%) PPP
7 2 (1.85%) VPN
8 1 (0.93%) SNMP
8 1 (0.93%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.81%) MySQL
2 8 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.70%) Big Data
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.93%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 13 (12.04%) Selenium
3 12 (11.11%) Subversion
4 10 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 9 (8.33%) Ant
6 6 (5.56%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.70%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (3.70%) Maven
7 4 (3.70%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.78%) TestNG
9 2 (1.85%) Bugzilla
9 2 (1.85%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.93%) JIRA
10 1 (0.93%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.93%) Emacs
General
1 9 (8.33%) Finance
2 8 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.41%) Marketing
3 2 (1.85%) Electronics
3 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.85%) Games
3 2 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 40 (37.04%) Developer
2 17 (15.74%) Systems Engineer
2 17 (15.74%) Linux Engineer
3 16 (14.81%) Web Developer
4 12 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 12 (11.11%) PHP Developer
5 11 (10.19%) Test Engineer
6 10 (9.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 9 (8.33%) Consultant
7 9 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 8 (7.41%) Senior Test Engineer
8 8 (7.41%) Junior
8 8 (7.41%) LAMP Developer
8 8 (7.41%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 7 (6.48%) Software Developer
9 7 (6.48%) C++ Developer
10 6 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
11 5 (4.63%) Front-End Web Developer
11 5 (4.63%) Junior C++ Developer
11 5 (4.63%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.59%) .NET
2 15 (13.89%) CSS
3 14 (12.96%) HTML
4 12 (11.11%) jQuery
5 11 (10.19%) Web Services
6 10 (9.26%) LAMP
6 10 (9.26%) RESTful
6 10 (9.26%) CSS3
7 9 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 8 (7.41%) HTML5
9 6 (5.56%) Django
9 6 (5.56%) Sass
10 5 (4.63%) Spring
11 4 (3.70%) XHTML
11 4 (3.70%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.70%) OOCSS
11 4 (3.70%) ICEfaces
12 3 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
13 2 (1.85%) Backbone.js
13 2 (1.85%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) Open Source
2 10 (9.26%) Client/Server
3 9 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.33%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.85%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.85%) DTV
7 1 (0.93%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 68 (62.96%) Linux
2 31 (28.70%) UNIX
3 27 (25.00%) Windows
4 11 (10.19%) Solaris
5 5 (4.63%) Debian
5 5 (4.63%) Ubuntu
6 4 (3.70%) CentOS
6 4 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.70%) VxWorks
6 4 (3.70%) LynxOS
6 4 (3.70%) FreeBSD
7 3 (2.78%) SUSE
8 2 (1.85%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.85%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.85%) Android
9 1 (0.93%) OpenBSD
9 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.93%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.67%) OO
3 17 (15.74%) Software Engineering
4 13 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (9.26%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 9 (8.33%) Web Development
6 9 (8.33%) Project Management
6 9 (8.33%) Scrum
7 8 (7.41%) SEO
7 8 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (6.48%) UML
9 6 (5.56%) OOD
10 5 (4.63%) Migration
10 5 (4.63%) Unit Testing
10 5 (4.63%) Load Balancing
10 5 (4.63%) Software Architecture
10 5 (4.63%) Waterfall
11 4 (3.70%) System Testing
11 4 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (40.74%) Ruby
2 43 (39.81%) Java
2 43 (39.81%) Perl
3 38 (35.19%) PHP
4 31 (28.70%) C#
5 30 (27.78%) SQL
6 28 (25.93%) C++
7 26 (24.07%) C
8 22 (20.37%) PowerShell
9 13 (12.04%) JavaScript
10 12 (11.11%) Bash Shell
11 8 (7.41%) Shell Script
12 4 (3.70%) Ada
13 2 (1.85%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.85%) VB
13 2 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (12.96%) Degree
2 3 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.78%) RHCE
2 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.85%) JNCIA
3 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.85%) CCIE
3 2 (1.85%) CCSP
3 2 (1.85%) CCNP
3 2 (1.85%) CCIP
3 2 (1.85%) CCNA
4 1 (0.93%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.04%) QA
2 4 (3.70%) DO-178B
3 2 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 21 (19.44%) Hyper-V
2 14 (12.96%) vSphere
3 8 (7.41%) Active Directory
4 7 (6.48%) KVM
5 4 (3.70%) Xen
6 1 (0.93%) NFS
6 1 (0.93%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.93%) Nmap
6 1 (0.93%) QEMU
6 1 (0.93%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.78%) Puppet
3 2 (1.85%) Nagios
4 1 (0.93%) Nessus
4 1 (0.93%) Cacti
4 1 (0.93%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (0.93%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.93%) Opsview
4 1 (0.93%) Ganeti
4 1 (0.93%) Netcool
Vendors
1 24 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 24 (22.22%) VMware
2 11 (10.19%) Citrix
3 9 (8.33%) Cisco
4 8 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 7 (6.48%) Juniper
6 5 (4.63%) HP
7 4 (3.70%) NetApp
8 3 (2.78%) Zend
9 2 (1.85%) Remedy
9 2 (1.85%) SAP
10 1 (0.93%) Oracle
10 1 (0.93%) Websense
10 1 (0.93%) Akamai
10 1 (0.93%) F5
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