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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 44 50 49
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Python 16 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.98% 2.96% 3.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.48% 6.20% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 20
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £29,800 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £60,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +3.89%
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
214 242 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 39.85% 47.73% 33.63%
Number of salaries quoted 193 194 205
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £68,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Slough

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 28 (70.00%) Linux
2 24 (60.00%) Perl
2 24 (60.00%) SQL
3 23 (57.50%) PHP
4 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
5 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 15 (37.50%) Windows
6 15 (37.50%) VMware
7 12 (30.00%) Apache
8 11 (27.50%) MySQL
8 11 (27.50%) Red Hat
8 11 (27.50%) Ruby
8 11 (27.50%) Firewall
8 11 (27.50%) CentOS
8 11 (27.50%) nginx
9 10 (25.00%) PCI DSS
10 9 (22.50%) Ubuntu
10 9 (22.50%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (22.50%) IIS
10 9 (22.50%) OO
10 9 (22.50%) HTML
10 9 (22.50%) Plesk
10 9 (22.50%) vSphere
10 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
10 9 (22.50%) cPanel
10 9 (22.50%) Webmin
11 8 (20.00%) Cyber Security
11 8 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
11 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (30.00%) Apache
2 11 (27.50%) nginx
3 9 (22.50%) IIS
4 8 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (15.00%) Drupal
6 5 (12.50%) CMS
6 5 (12.50%) Alfresco
6 5 (12.50%) WordPress
7 3 (7.50%) SAS
7 3 (7.50%) Apache Pig
8 2 (5.00%) OpenStack
8 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
8 2 (5.00%) JBoss
8 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.50%) GitHub
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) Firewall
2 6 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.00%) LAN
4 4 (10.00%) WAN
5 3 (7.50%) Network Security
6 2 (5.00%) LDAP
6 2 (5.00%) SMTP
6 2 (5.00%) HTTP
6 2 (5.00%) DNS
6 2 (5.00%) SSL
7 1 (2.50%) SSH
7 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (27.50%) MySQL
3 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (17.50%) MongoDB
5 3 (7.50%) Data Mining
5 3 (7.50%) Apache Hive
5 3 (7.50%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.50%) Big Data
6 1 (2.50%) Redis
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) Maven
2 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (12.50%) Games
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
2 3 (7.50%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) Military
4 1 (2.50%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Junior
3 8 (20.00%) Junior Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Security Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Linux Support Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Linux Support
6 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Incident Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Security Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Incident Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Data Scientist
7 3 (7.50%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) HTML
2 7 (17.50%) .NET
2 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (17.50%) CSS
2 7 (17.50%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.50%) SOAP
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.50%) RESTful
3 1 (2.50%) Flask
3 1 (2.50%) gevent
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.00%) Replication
3 4 (10.00%) Clustering
4 3 (7.50%) Statistics
4 3 (7.50%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.50%) Physics
4 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.50%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.50%) Open Source
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (70.00%) Linux
2 15 (37.50%) Windows
3 11 (27.50%) CentOS
4 9 (22.50%) Ubuntu
5 3 (7.50%) UNIX
6 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Penetration Testing
1 9 (22.50%) OO
2 8 (20.00%) Cyber Security
2 8 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 7 (17.50%) MVC
3 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
3 7 (17.50%) OOP
4 6 (15.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (12.50%) Project Management
5 5 (12.50%) Security Architecture
5 5 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
6 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (10.00%) SIEM
6 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 4 (10.00%) Migration
7 3 (7.50%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Logistic Regression
7 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) Perl
1 24 (60.00%) SQL
2 23 (57.50%) PHP
3 11 (27.50%) Ruby
4 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
5 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (17.50%) C#
7 3 (7.50%) Java
7 3 (7.50%) R
8 2 (5.00%) C++
8 2 (5.00%) C
9 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) CISSP
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.00%) CCIE
4 2 (5.00%) CISM
5 1 (2.50%) CISA
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) CCNA
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.50%) MCSE
5 1 (2.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 8 (20.00%) HIPAA
3 2 (5.00%) SLA
3 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) vSphere
2 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.00%) qmail
3 2 (5.00%) Squid
4 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Plesk
1 9 (22.50%) cPanel
1 9 (22.50%) Webmin
2 7 (17.50%) Puppet
3 5 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.00%) ZABBIX
4 2 (5.00%) Nagios
5 1 (2.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (37.50%) VMware
3 11 (27.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.50%) Tableau
5 2 (5.00%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) Juniper
6 1 (2.50%) McAfee
6 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.50%) SAP
6 1 (2.50%) LogLogic