The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 60 51 62
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Permanent jobs citing Python 3 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.61% 2.34% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.43% 5.69% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 5
Average salary £75,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 Slough region.

Programming Languages Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
210 246 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 42.51% 41.14% 48.56%
Number of salaries quoted 195 231 246
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Python
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Slough region.

Python Salary Trend in Slough

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 14 (77.78%) Perl
1 14 (77.78%) PHP
2 11 (61.11%) Linux
3 10 (55.56%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) Ruby
4 8 (44.44%) Bash Shell
5 7 (38.89%) SIEM
5 7 (38.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (38.89%) PCI DSS
5 7 (38.89%) HIPAA
5 7 (38.89%) C++
5 7 (38.89%) Java
5 7 (38.89%) Windows
5 7 (38.89%) Project Management
5 7 (38.89%) Firewall
6 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 6 (33.33%) CentOS
7 5 (27.78%) Metasploit
7 5 (27.78%) Nmap
7 5 (27.78%) CEH
7 5 (27.78%) Snort
7 5 (27.78%) Ubuntu
7 5 (27.78%) Degree
7 5 (27.78%) OSCP
7 5 (27.78%) OSCE
7 5 (27.78%) tcpdump
7 5 (27.78%) Imperva
7 5 (27.78%) Sophos
7 5 (27.78%) Nessus
7 5 (27.78%) CISSP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 3 (16.67%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) Alfresco
2 1 (5.56%) Liferay
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) tcpdump
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 3 (16.67%) Data Mining
1 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Metasploit
2 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 3 (16.67%) Hudson
3 2 (11.11%) Gradle
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.56%) IntelliJ
General
1 4 (22.22%) Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Security Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Security Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Data Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) XML
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) Backbone.js
3 3 (16.67%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 2 (11.11%) Spring
4 2 (11.11%) Symfony
5 1 (5.56%) Velocity
5 1 (5.56%) JSR 168
5 1 (5.56%) HTML
5 1 (5.56%) XSLT
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE
5 1 (5.56%) Servlets
5 1 (5.56%) Struts
5 1 (5.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
1 3 (16.67%) Chemistry
1 3 (16.67%) Biology
1 3 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) Open Source
1 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) CentOS
4 5 (27.78%) Ubuntu
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (16.67%) UNIX
7 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) SIEM
1 7 (38.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (22.22%) Competitive Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Bioinformatics
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) TDD
3 3 (16.67%) Pair Programming
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) BDD
4 2 (11.11%) Cyber Security
4 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Perl
1 14 (77.78%) PHP
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) Ruby
3 8 (44.44%) Bash Shell
4 7 (38.89%) C++
4 7 (38.89%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) R
5 3 (16.67%) MATLAB
5 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) Groovy
6 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CEH
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
1 5 (27.78%) OSCP
1 5 (27.78%) OSCE
1 5 (27.78%) CISSP
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (22.22%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) PCI DSS
1 7 (38.89%) HIPAA
2 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Nmap
1 5 (27.78%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Nessus
2 1 (5.56%) Munin
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (27.78%) Imperva
2 5 (27.78%) Sophos
3 2 (11.11%) Zend
4 1 (5.56%) GigaSpaces
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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