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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 39 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Python 24 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.32% 2.94% 3.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.71% 6.94% 10.31%
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 20
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £34,800 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
205 216 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 36.87% 42.35% 29.62%
Number of salaries quoted 184 172 180
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
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 30 June 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Slough

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 26 (65.00%) PHP
2 25 (62.50%) Linux
3 21 (52.50%) Perl
4 19 (47.50%) SQL
5 17 (42.50%) Ruby
6 15 (37.50%) Windows
7 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
7 12 (30.00%) Firewall
7 12 (30.00%) PCI DSS
8 10 (25.00%) Degree
8 10 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 10 (25.00%) VMware
8 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 9 (22.50%) Java
9 9 (22.50%) Apache
9 9 (22.50%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
10 8 (20.00%) C#
10 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 8 (20.00%) HIPAA
10 8 (20.00%) Cyber Security
11 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (17.50%) CentOS
11 7 (17.50%) nginx
11 7 (17.50%) NoSQL
11 7 (17.50%) SIEM
11 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
11 7 (17.50%) MySQL
11 7 (17.50%) HTML

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 9 (22.50%) Apache
2 7 (17.50%) nginx
3 4 (10.00%) IIS
3 4 (10.00%) SAS
4 3 (7.50%) Drupal
4 3 (7.50%) JBoss
4 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.50%) Node.js
4 3 (7.50%) OpenStack
4 3 (7.50%) Apache Pig
4 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.00%) WordPress
5 2 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (5.00%) CMS
6 1 (2.50%) Jetty
6 1 (2.50%) Alfresco
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) GitHub
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) Firewall
2 9 (22.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (10.00%) Internet
4 3 (7.50%) DNS
4 3 (7.50%) SSL
4 3 (7.50%) LDAP
4 3 (7.50%) SMTP
4 3 (7.50%) HTTP
5 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.00%) LAN
5 2 (5.00%) WAN
5 2 (5.00%) Network Security
6 1 (2.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) NoSQL
2 7 (17.50%) MySQL
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.50%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.50%) Apache Hive
4 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.50%) Data Mining
4 3 (7.50%) Big Data
5 1 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) Grunt
2 1 (2.50%) Bower
2 1 (2.50%) gulp
2 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.50%) Maven
2 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
4 2 (5.00%) Games
4 2 (5.00%) Military
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Security Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Junior
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Security Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Incident Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Linux Support
6 3 (7.50%) Incident Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Security Manager
6 3 (7.50%) IT Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) HTML
2 5 (12.50%) CSS
3 4 (10.00%) .NET
3 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (7.50%) JSON
4 3 (7.50%) jQuery
4 3 (7.50%) XML
4 3 (7.50%) Ajax
5 2 (5.00%) SOAP
5 2 (5.00%) Web Services
5 2 (5.00%) Regular Expression
5 2 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.50%) REST
6 1 (2.50%) CSS3
6 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.50%) Flask
6 1 (2.50%) gevent
6 1 (2.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (7.50%) Algorithms
5 3 (7.50%) Replication
5 3 (7.50%) Clustering
5 3 (7.50%) Statistics
5 3 (7.50%) Mathematics
5 3 (7.50%) Physics
6 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) Linux
2 15 (37.50%) Windows
3 7 (17.50%) CentOS
4 6 (15.00%) UNIX
5 4 (10.00%) Ubuntu
6 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 8 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 7 (17.50%) Incident Management
3 7 (17.50%) SIEM
4 6 (15.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 6 (15.00%) Project Management
5 5 (12.50%) Security Architecture
5 5 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
6 4 (10.00%) Analytics
6 4 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (10.00%) Time Management
6 4 (10.00%) OO
6 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (10.00%) Data Security
6 4 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) PHP
2 21 (52.50%) Perl
3 19 (47.50%) SQL
4 17 (42.50%) Ruby
5 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 9 (22.50%) Java
7 8 (20.00%) C#
8 6 (15.00%) C++
9 3 (7.50%) R
10 2 (5.00%) XPath
10 2 (5.00%) C
11 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
11 1 (2.50%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
2 6 (15.00%) CISSP
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.00%) CISM
3 2 (5.00%) CCIE
4 1 (2.50%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) PCI DSS
2 8 (20.00%) HIPAA
3 4 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (10.00%) vSphere
3 3 (7.50%) Squid
3 3 (7.50%) qmail
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Puppet
2 4 (10.00%) cPanel
2 4 (10.00%) Webmin
2 4 (10.00%) Nessus
2 4 (10.00%) Plesk
3 3 (7.50%) Nagios
3 3 (7.50%) ZABBIX
3 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) VMware
3 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.00%) McAfee
4 4 (10.00%) LogLogic
5 3 (7.50%) Tableau
6 2 (5.00%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.50%) Cognos