The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Slough region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 48 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Python 9 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.84% 1.99% 2.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.33% 6.34% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 6
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £21,500 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Programming Languages Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
208 205 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 42.54% 31.35% 44.88%
Number of salaries quoted 174 193 213
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £21,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Python
Berkshire

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 1 August 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Slough

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 19 (82.61%) Perl
2 18 (78.26%) PHP
3 16 (69.57%) SQL
4 15 (65.22%) Linux
5 13 (56.52%) Ruby
5 13 (56.52%) Bash Shell
6 11 (47.83%) SIEM
6 11 (47.83%) HIPAA
6 11 (47.83%) PCI DSS
6 11 (47.83%) Firewall
6 11 (47.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
7 10 (43.48%) CentOS
8 9 (39.13%) Metasploit
8 9 (39.13%) Ubuntu
8 9 (39.13%) OSCP
8 9 (39.13%) OSCE
8 9 (39.13%) Imperva
8 9 (39.13%) tcpdump
8 9 (39.13%) CISSP
8 9 (39.13%) Nmap
8 9 (39.13%) CEH
8 9 (39.13%) Snort
8 9 (39.13%) Nessus
8 9 (39.13%) Sophos
9 8 (34.78%) Windows
10 7 (30.43%) C++
10 7 (30.43%) Java
10 7 (30.43%) Project Management
11 5 (21.74%) Web Services

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (13.04%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) Drupal
2 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) Firewall
2 9 (39.13%) tcpdump
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (13.04%) Data Mining
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Metasploit
2 2 (8.70%) Hudson
2 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Gradle
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (21.74%) Marketing
2 3 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Security Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Data Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) UI Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) UI Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
2 4 (17.39%) XML
2 4 (17.39%) .NET
3 3 (13.04%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (8.70%) Backbone.js
5 1 (4.35%) CSS
5 1 (4.35%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) Spring
5 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.35%) HTML5
5 1 (4.35%) CSS3
5 1 (4.35%) Symfony
5 1 (4.35%) Django
5 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Artificial Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
1 3 (13.04%) Open Source
1 3 (13.04%) Data Integration
1 3 (13.04%) Chemistry
1 3 (13.04%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) CentOS
3 9 (39.13%) Ubuntu
4 8 (34.78%) Windows
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (13.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) SIEM
1 11 (47.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 7 (30.43%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) Competitive Intelligence
3 4 (17.39%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Bioinformatics
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.70%) Cyber Security
5 2 (8.70%) Information Security
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) Pair Programming
5 2 (8.70%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (8.70%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) Content Management
6 1 (4.35%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) Perl
2 18 (78.26%) PHP
3 16 (69.57%) SQL
4 13 (56.52%) Ruby
4 13 (56.52%) Bash Shell
5 7 (30.43%) C++
5 7 (30.43%) Java
6 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
6 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.04%) MATLAB
6 3 (13.04%) R
7 1 (4.35%) C#
7 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) OSCP
1 9 (39.13%) OSCE
1 9 (39.13%) CISSP
1 9 (39.13%) CEH
2 5 (21.74%) RHCE
2 5 (21.74%) Degree
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (17.39%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) HIPAA
1 11 (47.83%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Nmap
1 9 (39.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Nessus
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Munin
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
2 9 (39.13%) Imperva
2 9 (39.13%) Sophos
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Zend
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