Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 20 35
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15 +25
Permanent jobs citing Python 441 544 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.91% 8.95% 6.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.18% 18.23% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 359 476 499
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.91% +8.42%
10th Percentile £28,200 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,111 2,984 3,647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 48.72% 49.08% 42.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2,709 2,578 3,229
Berkshire median annual salary £50,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.32% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Berkshire

Python
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Python in Berkshire

Python
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Berkshire over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Python in Berkshire

Python
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 234 £52,500 +5.00% 32
Bracknell +6 56 £30,000 - 12
Slough -15 50 £52,500 +2.44% 18
Maidenhead -42 38 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Newbury -17 22 £33,750 -14.56% 10
Windsor -5 9 £42,500 -6.08% 2
Ascot -4 2 £45,000 -30.77%
Wokingham -5 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Python
South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 241 (54.65%) Java
2 234 (53.06%) Linux
3 151 (34.24%) SQL
4 146 (33.11%) Degree
5 136 (30.84%) Amazon AWS
6 107 (24.26%) NoSQL
7 106 (24.04%) Git (software)
8 105 (23.81%) JavaScript
9 104 (23.58%) C
10 102 (23.13%) Agile Software Development
11 93 (21.09%) DevOps
12 91 (20.63%) Bash Shell
13 89 (20.18%) Microsoft Azure
14 82 (18.59%) Software Engineering
15 79 (17.91%) C#
15 79 (17.91%) Ansible
15 79 (17.91%) Big Data
16 77 (17.46%) Mathematics
17 75 (17.01%) Relational Database
18 72 (16.33%) Unix
19 68 (15.42%) RDBMS
20 66 (14.97%) Jenkins
21 62 (14.06%) C++
21 62 (14.06%) Computer Science
21 62 (14.06%) Puppet
22 61 (13.83%) Analytics
23 60 (13.61%) Oracle
24 59 (13.38%) Web Services
24 59 (13.38%) Spring
25 56 (12.70%) Hadoop

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 51 (11.56%) Apache Spark
2 39 (8.84%) Apache
3 24 (5.44%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (5.44%) SAS
4 21 (4.76%) Confluence
5 19 (4.31%) nginx
6 17 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 14 (3.17%) OpenStack
8 9 (2.04%) IIS
9 7 (1.59%) SharePoint
10 6 (1.36%) IPython
10 6 (1.36%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.13%) JBoss
12 4 (0.91%) CMS
12 4 (0.91%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.68%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.45%) concrete5
14 2 (0.45%) EPiServer
14 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (3.63%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) Maya
4 1 (0.23%) MotionBuilder
4 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Magento
2 1 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 136 (30.84%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (20.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (7.71%) Amazon EC2
4 31 (7.03%) Amazon S3
5 23 (5.22%) GitHub
5 23 (5.22%) Serverless
6 20 (4.54%) Amazon EMR
7 18 (4.08%) AWS Lambda
7 18 (4.08%) Office 365
8 15 (3.40%) Amazon Kinesis
8 15 (3.40%) Amazon SQS
8 15 (3.40%) Azure Active Directory
9 13 (2.95%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (2.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 12 (2.72%) IBM Cloud
10 12 (2.72%) PaaS
11 11 (2.49%) Amazon ELB
12 10 (2.27%) Amazon Glacier
12 10 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.58%) TCP/IP
2 22 (4.99%) DNS
3 20 (4.54%) WAN
4 19 (4.31%) LAN
5 18 (4.08%) Network Security
6 16 (3.63%) Bluetooth
6 16 (3.63%) DHCP
7 14 (3.17%) SSH
8 12 (2.72%) Firewall
9 11 (2.49%) NAS
9 11 (2.49%) RFID
10 10 (2.27%) SAN
11 8 (1.81%) Internet
12 7 (1.59%) FCoE
12 7 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (1.59%) iSCSI
12 7 (1.59%) Wireless
13 6 (1.36%) 2G
13 6 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (1.36%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (24.26%) NoSQL
2 79 (17.91%) Big Data
3 75 (17.01%) Relational Database
4 68 (15.42%) RDBMS
5 56 (12.70%) Hadoop
6 53 (12.02%) SQL Server
7 48 (10.88%) MongoDB
8 44 (9.98%) Apache Cassandra
8 44 (9.98%) MySQL
9 37 (8.39%) Apache Hive
10 28 (6.35%) Amazon RDS
10 28 (6.35%) Power BI
11 27 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
12 25 (5.67%) Text Mining
13 24 (5.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 23 (5.22%) SAP HANA
15 17 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
16 15 (3.40%) Cosmos DB
16 15 (3.40%) CouchDB
17 13 (2.95%) Redis
Development Applications
1 106 (24.04%) Git (software)
2 66 (14.97%) Jenkins
3 30 (6.80%) Subversion
4 26 (5.90%) JIRA
5 17 (3.85%) Bitbucket
5 17 (3.85%) Cucumber
6 16 (3.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (3.40%) Vagrant
8 12 (2.72%) Maven
8 12 (2.72%) WiX
9 11 (2.49%) Selenium
10 9 (2.04%) Eclipse
10 9 (2.04%) SpecFlow
11 7 (1.59%) Hudson
11 7 (1.59%) Robot Framework
12 5 (1.13%) PyCharm
12 5 (1.13%) Sahi
12 5 (1.13%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (1.13%) Visual Studio
12 5 (1.13%) WebDriver
General
1 50 (11.34%) Finance
2 48 (10.88%) Telecoms
3 37 (8.39%) Retail
4 26 (5.90%) Electronics
5 22 (4.99%) Marketing
6 12 (2.72%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.81%) Automotive
7 8 (1.81%) Publishing
8 7 (1.59%) Banking
9 4 (0.91%) Advertising
10 3 (0.68%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.68%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.45%) Billing
11 2 (0.45%) Legal
11 2 (0.45%) Military
12 1 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 158 (35.83%) Developer
2 67 (15.19%) Java Developer
3 47 (10.66%) Linux Developer
4 43 (9.75%) DevOps Engineer
5 41 (9.30%) Python Developer
6 40 (9.07%) Graduate
7 38 (8.62%) Software Engineer
8 33 (7.48%) Software Developer
9 32 (7.26%) Architect
10 29 (6.58%) Data Scientist
11 27 (6.12%) Java Developer - Fintech
12 26 (5.90%) Cloud Architect
13 23 (5.22%) AWS Developer
14 22 (4.99%) Senior Developer
15 20 (4.54%) Analyst
15 20 (4.54%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 20 (4.54%) Solutions Architect
16 19 (4.31%) Cloud Solutions Architect
17 18 (4.08%) NoSQL Developer
18 17 (3.85%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (13.38%) Spring
1 59 (13.38%) Web Services
2 55 (12.47%) Node.js
3 46 (10.43%) HTML
4 37 (8.39%) Kafka
5 34 (7.71%) CSS
6 29 (6.58%) JMS
7 26 (5.90%) .NET
8 24 (5.44%) D3.js
9 23 (5.22%) ggplot
10 21 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
11 18 (4.08%) AngularJS
12 17 (3.85%) XML
13 16 (3.63%) Middleware
14 15 (3.40%) ASP.NET
14 15 (3.40%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (3.40%) JSON
15 14 (3.17%) REST
16 13 (2.95%) RESTful
16 13 (2.95%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 62 (14.06%) Computer Science
2 55 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (10.66%) Algorithms
4 36 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
5 35 (7.94%) Fintech
6 23 (5.22%) Social Network
7 19 (4.31%) Linux Command Line
8 15 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
9 13 (2.95%) Embedded Systems
10 11 (2.49%) Data Centre
11 10 (2.27%) Replication
12 9 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
12 9 (2.04%) Management Information System
13 8 (1.81%) BBC
14 6 (1.36%) Clustering
15 5 (1.13%) Data Structures
15 5 (1.13%) Public Cloud
16 4 (0.91%) Cyberthreat
16 4 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
16 4 (0.91%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 234 (53.06%) Linux
2 72 (16.33%) Unix
3 51 (11.56%) Windows
4 40 (9.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (7.94%) CentOS
6 30 (6.80%) Ubuntu
7 17 (3.85%) Windows Server
8 13 (2.95%) Debian
9 11 (2.49%) Android
10 6 (1.36%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.36%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.45%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.23%) Fedora
14 1 (0.23%) OpenVMS
14 1 (0.23%) VMS
14 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (23.13%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (21.09%) DevOps
3 82 (18.59%) Software Engineering
4 77 (17.46%) Mathematics
5 61 (13.83%) Analytics
6 55 (12.47%) Configuration Management
7 52 (11.79%) Open Source
8 51 (11.56%) Problem-Solving
9 46 (10.43%) Data Science
10 45 (10.20%) Machine Learning
11 43 (9.75%) Business Intelligence
12 39 (8.84%) Artificial Intelligence
12 39 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
12 39 (8.84%) Cybersecurity
13 37 (8.39%) Test Automation
14 36 (8.16%) Scrum
15 33 (7.48%) Visualisation
16 32 (7.26%) Data Modelling
16 32 (7.26%) Statistics
17 29 (6.58%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 241 (54.65%) Java
2 151 (34.24%) SQL
3 105 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 104 (23.58%) C
5 91 (20.63%) Bash Shell
6 79 (17.91%) C#
7 62 (14.06%) C++
8 49 (11.11%) PowerShell
8 49 (11.11%) Ruby
9 45 (10.20%) R
10 38 (8.62%) Scala
11 32 (7.26%) Perl
12 30 (6.80%) Go
12 30 (6.80%) Shell Script
13 28 (6.35%) Java 8
14 19 (4.31%) PHP
15 15 (3.40%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.81%) MATLAB
17 7 (1.59%) Cython
18 6 (1.36%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 146 (33.11%) Degree
2 40 (9.07%) Security Cleared
3 26 (5.90%) MCSE
3 26 (5.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (5.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (4.99%) MCSA
6 15 (3.40%) DV Cleared
7 9 (2.04%) Numerate Degree
8 8 (1.81%) PhD
9 6 (1.36%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (1.36%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.13%) Analytics IQ
11 4 (0.91%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.91%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.91%) MCSD
11 4 (0.91%) RHCE
12 3 (0.68%) MCITP
12 3 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.45%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.40%) QA
2 8 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.45%) COBIT
3 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.23%) GDPR
4 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (12.47%) Docker
2 34 (7.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (6.35%) Active Directory
4 20 (4.54%) Firmware
5 17 (3.85%) vSphere
6 12 (2.72%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.59%) Samba
7 7 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.13%) Apache Flume
8 5 (1.13%) HDFS
8 5 (1.13%) KVM
8 5 (1.13%) oVirt
9 3 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.68%) vCloud
9 3 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.68%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.45%) Postfix
10 2 (0.45%) Varnish
10 2 (0.45%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 79 (17.91%) Ansible
2 62 (14.06%) Puppet
3 39 (8.84%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (7.48%) Terraform
5 24 (5.44%) Kubernetes
6 23 (5.22%) Hadoop YARN
7 17 (3.85%) Nagios
8 16 (3.63%) Kibana
9 15 (3.40%) Docker Swarm
10 14 (3.17%) HAProxy
11 11 (2.49%) ZABBIX
12 9 (2.04%) Packer
13 8 (1.81%) Consul
14 7 (1.59%) Rundeck
14 7 (1.59%) vRealize Orchestrator
15 6 (1.36%) HP ALM
16 5 (1.13%) rkt
16 5 (1.13%) Salt
17 3 (0.68%) Mesos
17 3 (0.68%) Rancher
Vendors
1 60 (13.61%) Oracle
2 41 (9.30%) Red Hat
3 35 (7.94%) Microsoft
3 35 (7.94%) VMware
4 31 (7.03%) SAP
5 30 (6.80%) Tableau
6 24 (5.44%) Google
7 18 (4.08%) Atlassian
8 15 (3.40%) Cloudera
9 9 (2.04%) HP
10 7 (1.59%) Centrify
11 6 (1.36%) Remedy
11 6 (1.36%) Splunk
12 5 (1.13%) RapidMiner
12 5 (1.13%) SaltStack
13 4 (0.91%) Cisco
13 4 (0.91%) IBM
14 3 (0.68%) Hortonworks
14 3 (0.68%) Yahoo!
15 2 (0.45%) NetApp