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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 57 55 61
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Python 5 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.97% 2.24% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.40% 5.81% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 5
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 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
208 241 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 40.39% 38.50% 49.45%
Number of salaries quoted 191 231 237
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Slough

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 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 16 (80.00%) PHP
2 15 (75.00%) Perl
3 12 (60.00%) SQL
3 12 (60.00%) Linux
4 10 (50.00%) Ruby
5 9 (45.00%) Bash Shell
6 8 (40.00%) HIPAA
6 8 (40.00%) PCI DSS
6 8 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (40.00%) Firewall
6 8 (40.00%) SIEM
7 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
7 7 (35.00%) Project Management
7 7 (35.00%) Windows
7 7 (35.00%) C++
7 7 (35.00%) Java
7 7 (35.00%) CentOS
8 6 (30.00%) Metasploit
8 6 (30.00%) Imperva
8 6 (30.00%) tcpdump
8 6 (30.00%) Nmap
8 6 (30.00%) Nessus
8 6 (30.00%) CEH
8 6 (30.00%) Snort
8 6 (30.00%) Ubuntu
8 6 (30.00%) CISSP
8 6 (30.00%) Sophos
8 6 (30.00%) OSCP
8 6 (30.00%) OSCE
9 5 (25.00%) XML

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (15.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) Drupal
2 1 (5.00%) Alfresco
2 1 (5.00%) WordPress
2 1 (5.00%) Liferay
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 6 (30.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (15.00%) Data Mining
1 3 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Metasploit
2 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (15.00%) Hudson
2 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) Gradle
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (25.00%) Marketing
2 3 (15.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Data Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) XML
2 4 (20.00%) Web Services
2 4 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (15.00%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (15.00%) Backbone.js
4 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.00%) Spring
4 2 (10.00%) Symfony
4 2 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) XSLT
5 1 (5.00%) XHTML
5 1 (5.00%) J2EE
5 1 (5.00%) CSS
5 1 (5.00%) Servlets
5 1 (5.00%) Struts
5 1 (5.00%) Django
5 1 (5.00%) jQuery
5 1 (5.00%) HTML5
5 1 (5.00%) CSS3
5 1 (5.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Open Source
2 3 (15.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (15.00%) Chemistry
2 3 (15.00%) Biology
2 3 (15.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (15.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) CentOS
3 6 (30.00%) Ubuntu
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.00%) UNIX
6 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 8 (40.00%) SIEM
2 7 (35.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Competitive Intelligence
3 4 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) TDD
4 3 (15.00%) Pair Programming
4 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Bioinformatics
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (10.00%) Release Management
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) PHP
2 15 (75.00%) Perl
3 12 (60.00%) SQL
4 10 (50.00%) Ruby
5 9 (45.00%) Bash Shell
6 7 (35.00%) C++
6 7 (35.00%) Java
7 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (15.00%) MATLAB
8 3 (15.00%) R
9 1 (5.00%) Groovy
9 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) CEH
1 6 (30.00%) CISSP
1 6 (30.00%) OSCP
1 6 (30.00%) OSCE
2 5 (25.00%) Degree
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (10.00%) RHCE
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) PCI DSS
1 8 (40.00%) HIPAA
2 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Snort
1 6 (30.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Nessus
2 1 (5.00%) Munin
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (30.00%) Sophos
2 6 (30.00%) Imperva
3 2 (10.00%) Zend
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) GigaSpaces
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