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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 59 49 60
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Permanent jobs citing Python 5 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.97% 2.78% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.15% 6.25% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 4
Average salary £72,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+93.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
233 272 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 45.24% 44.44% 47.82%
Number of salaries quoted 211 253 241
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,400 £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
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Slough region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Slough

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 13 (68.42%) Perl
1 13 (68.42%) PHP
1 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) Java
4 8 (42.11%) Ruby
5 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
5 7 (36.84%) Windows
6 6 (31.58%) C++
6 6 (31.58%) Project Management
6 6 (31.58%) Firewall
6 6 (31.58%) SIEM
6 6 (31.58%) HIPAA
6 6 (31.58%) PCI DSS
6 6 (31.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (26.32%) CentOS
7 5 (26.32%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (26.32%) Open Source
7 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
7 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
7 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 5 (26.32%) XML
8 4 (21.05%) Web Services
8 4 (21.05%) .NET
8 4 (21.05%) CCNA
8 4 (21.05%) CISSP
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
8 4 (21.05%) Sophos
8 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (15.79%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) SAS
2 2 (10.53%) Jetty
3 1 (5.26%) Alfresco
3 1 (5.26%) Liferay
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) tcpdump
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (10.53%) Redis
3 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Metasploit
2 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
2 3 (15.79%) Hudson
2 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) Gradle
3 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.26%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 4 (21.05%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
1 6 (31.58%) Security Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Security Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Data Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Python Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) XML
2 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) Web Services
3 3 (15.79%) Backbone.js
4 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.53%) Flask
4 2 (10.53%) gevent
4 2 (10.53%) Symfony
4 2 (10.53%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (10.53%) Spring
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (5.26%) Velocity
5 1 (5.26%) JSR 168
5 1 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (5.26%) J2EE
5 1 (5.26%) Servlets
5 1 (5.26%) Struts
5 1 (5.26%) XSLT
5 1 (5.26%) XHTML
5 1 (5.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Open Source
2 4 (21.05%) Algorithms
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) Chemistry
3 2 (10.53%) Biology
3 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
3 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) CentOS
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) UNIX
6 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Project Management
1 6 (31.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 6 (31.58%) SIEM
2 5 (26.32%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (21.05%) Competitive Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) TDD
4 3 (15.79%) Pair Programming
4 3 (15.79%) OO
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) Release Management
5 2 (10.53%) Information Security
5 2 (10.53%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) Cyber Security
5 2 (10.53%) UML
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 2 (10.53%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Perl
1 13 (68.42%) PHP
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) Java
4 8 (42.11%) Ruby
5 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
6 6 (31.58%) C++
7 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
8 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
9 2 (10.53%) MATLAB
9 2 (10.53%) R
10 1 (5.26%) Groovy
10 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CCNA
1 4 (21.05%) CISSP
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (21.05%) CEH
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
1 4 (21.05%) OSCP
1 4 (21.05%) OSCE
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) PCI DSS
1 6 (31.58%) HIPAA
2 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Snort
1 4 (21.05%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Nessus
2 2 (10.53%) StatsD
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
3 1 (5.26%) Munin
3 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
2 4 (21.05%) Sophos
2 4 (21.05%) Imperva
3 2 (10.53%) Zend
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) GigaSpaces
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