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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 41 53 56
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Permanent jobs citing Python 29 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.79% 2.04% 2.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.12% 4.83% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 29 10 15
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £43,300 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £68,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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 Slough region.

Programming Languages Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
221 207 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 36.53% 42.24% 30.44%
Number of salaries quoted 194 172 186
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 31 July 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Slough

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 30 (68.18%) PHP
2 24 (54.55%) Ruby
3 22 (50.00%) Linux
4 20 (45.45%) Perl
5 18 (40.91%) Bash Shell
6 16 (36.36%) Java
6 16 (36.36%) Windows
7 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
7 15 (34.09%) SQL
8 13 (29.55%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (29.55%) Firewall
8 13 (29.55%) PCI DSS
9 12 (27.27%) NoSQL
9 12 (27.27%) HTML
10 11 (25.00%) CSS
10 11 (25.00%) XML
10 11 (25.00%) Ajax
10 11 (25.00%) jQuery
11 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
11 10 (22.73%) Node.js
11 10 (22.73%) DevOps
11 10 (22.73%) Intrusion Detection
11 10 (22.73%) Degree
11 10 (22.73%) JSON
12 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (20.45%) SOAP
12 9 (20.45%) Web Services
12 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
12 9 (20.45%) Drupal
13 8 (18.18%) HIPAA

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (22.73%) Node.js
2 9 (20.45%) Drupal
3 8 (18.18%) WordPress
3 8 (18.18%) CMS
4 6 (13.64%) Apache
5 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 4 (9.09%) WebLogic
5 4 (9.09%) JBoss
5 4 (9.09%) SAS
5 4 (9.09%) nginx
6 3 (6.82%) OpenStack
6 3 (6.82%) Apache Pig
7 2 (4.55%) Apache Spark
8 1 (2.27%) Jetty
8 1 (2.27%) IIS
8 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) GitHub
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) Firewall
2 10 (22.73%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (11.36%) Internet
4 3 (6.82%) DNS
4 3 (6.82%) SSL
4 3 (6.82%) LDAP
4 3 (6.82%) SMTP
4 3 (6.82%) HTTP
5 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.55%) LAN
5 2 (4.55%) WAN
5 2 (4.55%) Network Security
6 1 (2.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) NoSQL
2 8 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 5 (11.36%) Hadoop
3 5 (11.36%) Apache Hive
3 5 (11.36%) Big Data
4 3 (6.82%) MySQL
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.82%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 8 (18.18%) Grunt
2 8 (18.18%) Bower
2 8 (18.18%) gulp
2 8 (18.18%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.27%) Maven
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Retail
3 3 (6.82%) Marketing
4 2 (4.55%) Military
5 1 (2.27%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) Security Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Junior
6 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Security Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Technical Security Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Data Scientist
7 3 (6.82%) Incident Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Security Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Incident Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Manager
7 3 (6.82%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) HTML
2 11 (25.00%) CSS
2 11 (25.00%) XML
2 11 (25.00%) Ajax
2 11 (25.00%) jQuery
3 10 (22.73%) JSON
4 9 (20.45%) SOAP
4 9 (20.45%) Web Services
4 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
5 8 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (18.18%) LAMP
5 8 (18.18%) HTML5
5 8 (18.18%) REST
5 8 (18.18%) CSS3
6 3 (6.82%) .NET
6 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.55%) Regular Expression
7 2 (4.55%) SciPy
7 2 (4.55%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
2 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
4 5 (11.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
6 3 (6.82%) Algorithms
6 3 (6.82%) Statistics
6 3 (6.82%) Mathematics
6 3 (6.82%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Linux
2 16 (36.36%) Windows
3 8 (18.18%) UNIX
4 4 (9.09%) CentOS
4 4 (9.09%) SUSE
5 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.27%) Debian
6 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (22.73%) DevOps
3 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
4 8 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 8 (18.18%) Cyber Security
4 8 (18.18%) SIEM
5 6 (13.64%) Reverse Engineering
5 6 (13.64%) Project Management
6 5 (11.36%) Data Security
6 5 (11.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (11.36%) Information Security
6 5 (11.36%) Security Architecture
6 5 (11.36%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (11.36%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (11.36%) DDoS Mitigation
7 4 (9.09%) Analytics
7 4 (9.09%) Time Management
7 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (68.18%) PHP
2 24 (54.55%) Ruby
3 20 (45.45%) Perl
4 18 (40.91%) Bash Shell
5 16 (36.36%) Java
6 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
6 15 (34.09%) SQL
7 8 (18.18%) Apple Swift
7 8 (18.18%) Objective-C
8 7 (15.91%) C#
9 5 (11.36%) R
10 4 (9.09%) C++
11 2 (4.55%) XPath
12 1 (2.27%) VBA
12 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
2 7 (15.91%) CISSP
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.55%) CISM
3 2 (4.55%) PhD
3 2 (4.55%) CCIE
4 1 (2.27%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (29.55%) PCI DSS
2 8 (18.18%) HIPAA
3 5 (11.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) Squid
2 4 (9.09%) qmail
3 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.55%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Nessus
2 4 (9.09%) ZABBIX
2 4 (9.09%) Puppet
3 3 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) VMware
3 5 (11.36%) LogLogic
3 5 (11.36%) McAfee
4 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.82%) Tableau
6 1 (2.27%) Cognos