Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 20 35
Rank change year-on-year -6 +15 +27
Permanent jobs citing Python 490 549 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 8.13% 8.53% 5.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.21% 17.03% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 376 487 449
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £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 2,847 3,223 3,570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 47.26% 50.06% 42.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,438 2,827 3,106
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £29,875
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 0 243 £52,500 +5.00% 37
Slough 0 92 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Bracknell +25 63 £30,000 - 14
Newbury -9 37 £47,500 +18.75% 15
Maidenhead -35 27 £50,000 - 4
Windsor +13 11 £45,000 +11.11% 2
Wokingham +12 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Python
South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 255 (52.04%) Java
1 255 (52.04%) Linux
2 174 (35.51%) Amazon AWS
3 169 (34.49%) Degree
4 163 (33.27%) SQL
5 138 (28.16%) JavaScript
6 121 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
7 115 (23.47%) Mathematics
8 108 (22.04%) Microsoft Azure
9 105 (21.43%) Software Engineering
10 103 (21.02%) Git (software)
11 99 (20.20%) Bash Shell
12 98 (20.00%) NoSQL
13 95 (19.39%) C
13 95 (19.39%) Big Data
13 95 (19.39%) DevOps
14 93 (18.98%) Relational Database
15 90 (18.37%) C#
15 90 (18.37%) Unix
16 86 (17.55%) Computer Science
17 83 (16.94%) RDBMS
18 80 (16.33%) C++
19 79 (16.12%) Analytics
20 75 (15.31%) Data Science
21 73 (14.90%) Apache
22 71 (14.49%) Apache Spark
23 69 (14.08%) R
23 69 (14.08%) Telecoms
23 69 (14.08%) Finance
23 69 (14.08%) Continuous Integration

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 73 (14.90%) Apache
2 71 (14.49%) Apache Spark
3 50 (10.20%) SAS
4 29 (5.92%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (3.67%) Confluence
5 18 (3.67%) IIS
6 16 (3.27%) nginx
7 15 (3.06%) Tomcat
8 13 (2.65%) OpenStack
8 13 (2.65%) WebLogic
9 8 (1.63%) SharePoint
10 7 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (1.22%) JBoss
12 5 (1.02%) Apache Pig
12 5 (1.02%) CMS
12 5 (1.02%) WordPress
13 4 (0.82%) IPython
14 3 (0.61%) Alfresco
14 3 (0.61%) concrete5
14 3 (0.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.84%) SPSS
3 8 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.63%) Stata
4 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Maya
5 1 (0.20%) MotionBuilder
Business Applications
1 4 (0.82%) Magento
2 1 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 174 (35.51%) Amazon AWS
2 108 (22.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (9.39%) Amazon EC2
4 42 (8.57%) Amazon S3
5 36 (7.35%) Serverless
6 32 (6.53%) Office 365
7 29 (5.92%) Amazon EMR
7 29 (5.92%) AWS Lambda
8 28 (5.71%) GitHub
9 24 (4.90%) Amazon SQS
10 23 (4.69%) Amazon Kinesis
10 23 (4.69%) Azure Active Directory
11 22 (4.49%) Google Cloud Platform
12 20 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
13 11 (2.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 10 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 10 (2.04%) PaaS
15 9 (1.84%) Amazon ELB
15 9 (1.84%) SaaS
16 8 (1.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 35 (7.14%) DNS
3 25 (5.10%) LAN
3 25 (5.10%) WAN
4 24 (4.90%) Network Security
5 21 (4.29%) Firewall
6 19 (3.88%) DHCP
7 18 (3.67%) Bluetooth
8 13 (2.65%) RFID
9 12 (2.45%) H.323
9 12 (2.45%) SSH
10 10 (2.04%) NAS
10 10 (2.04%) Skype
10 10 (2.04%) VPN
11 9 (1.84%) HTTP
11 9 (1.84%) Internet
11 9 (1.84%) SAN
12 8 (1.63%) 2G
12 8 (1.63%) 3G
13 7 (1.43%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 95 (19.39%) Big Data
3 93 (18.98%) Relational Database
4 83 (16.94%) RDBMS
5 64 (13.06%) Hadoop
5 64 (13.06%) SQL Server
6 62 (12.65%) MySQL
7 52 (10.61%) Apache Hive
8 47 (9.59%) MongoDB
9 44 (8.98%) Power BI
10 42 (8.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 42 (8.57%) Text Mining
11 41 (8.37%) Amazon RDS
11 41 (8.37%) SAP HANA
12 31 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
13 25 (5.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 25 (5.10%) Amazon Redshift
14 23 (4.69%) Cosmos DB
15 19 (3.88%) CouchDB
16 12 (2.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 103 (21.02%) Git (software)
2 68 (13.88%) Jenkins
3 30 (6.12%) Subversion
4 29 (5.92%) JIRA
5 20 (4.08%) Cucumber
6 18 (3.67%) Selenium
7 17 (3.47%) Bitbucket
8 14 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 14 (2.86%) Maven
9 12 (2.45%) Vagrant
9 12 (2.45%) WebDriver
10 11 (2.24%) Eclipse
11 10 (2.04%) SpecFlow
12 8 (1.63%) Ant
13 7 (1.43%) WiX
14 6 (1.22%) Gradle
14 6 (1.22%) Visual Studio
15 5 (1.02%) Appium
15 5 (1.02%) Robot Framework
15 5 (1.02%) UI Automator
General
1 69 (14.08%) Finance
1 69 (14.08%) Telecoms
2 59 (12.04%) Retail
3 37 (7.55%) Electronics
4 22 (4.49%) Manufacturing
5 19 (3.88%) Marketing
6 9 (1.84%) Banking
7 7 (1.43%) Automotive
8 6 (1.22%) Publishing
9 4 (0.82%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.61%) Advertising
10 3 (0.61%) Military
11 2 (0.41%) Billing
11 2 (0.41%) Legal
11 2 (0.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 151 (30.82%) Developer
2 59 (12.04%) Java Developer
3 56 (11.43%) Data Scientist
4 54 (11.02%) Software Engineer
5 46 (9.39%) DevOps Engineer
6 44 (8.98%) Linux Developer
6 44 (8.98%) Python Developer
7 40 (8.16%) Senior Developer
8 39 (7.96%) Graduate
9 33 (6.73%) Architect
10 30 (6.12%) Senior Data Scientist
11 29 (5.92%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 27 (5.51%) NoSQL Developer
12 27 (5.51%) Software Developer
13 26 (5.31%) Solutions Architect
14 25 (5.10%) Cloud Architect
15 24 (4.90%) Analyst
15 24 (4.90%) Lead Architect
15 24 (4.90%) Senior Python Developer
16 23 (4.69%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (12.24%) Web Services
2 59 (12.04%) Kafka
3 55 (11.22%) HTML
4 45 (9.18%) Spring
5 42 (8.57%) D3.js
6 41 (8.37%) ggplot
7 40 (8.16%) Node.js
8 38 (7.76%) .NET
9 36 (7.35%) CSS
10 30 (6.12%) AngularJS
11 24 (4.90%) React
11 24 (4.90%) RESTful
11 24 (4.90%) XML
12 23 (4.69%) ASP.NET
12 23 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
12 23 (4.69%) Elastic Stack
13 22 (4.49%) HTML5
14 19 (3.88%) J2EE
15 16 (3.27%) Java SE
16 15 (3.06%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 63 (12.86%) Algorithms
2 46 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (8.57%) Social Network
4 20 (4.08%) Embedded Systems
4 20 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 18 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (3.47%) Linux Command Line
7 14 (2.86%) Fintech
8 13 (2.65%) User Experience
9 12 (2.45%) BBC
9 12 (2.45%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (2.24%) Data Centre
10 11 (2.24%) Hybrid Cloud
11 10 (2.04%) Replication
12 9 (1.84%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
12 9 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
13 8 (1.63%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.63%) Public Cloud
14 6 (1.22%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 255 (52.04%) Linux
2 90 (18.37%) Unix
3 66 (13.47%) Windows
4 43 (8.78%) CentOS
4 43 (8.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 24 (4.90%) Ubuntu
7 21 (4.29%) Android
8 17 (3.47%) Apple iOS
9 10 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.63%) Windows 10
11 6 (1.22%) Debian
12 4 (0.82%) DC/OS
12 4 (0.82%) VMS
12 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.20%) Mesosphere
14 1 (0.20%) OpenVMS
14 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (23.47%) Mathematics
3 105 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 95 (19.39%) DevOps
5 86 (17.55%) Computer Science
6 79 (16.12%) Analytics
7 75 (15.31%) Data Science
8 69 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
9 63 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
10 60 (12.24%) Artificial Intelligence
11 58 (11.84%) Statistics
12 55 (11.22%) Data Modelling
13 54 (11.02%) Test Automation
14 48 (9.80%) Configuration Management
14 48 (9.80%) Open Source
15 47 (9.59%) Problem-Solving
16 46 (9.39%) Data Engineering
16 46 (9.39%) Machine Learning
16 46 (9.39%) Scrum
17 44 (8.98%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 255 (52.04%) Java
2 163 (33.27%) SQL
3 138 (28.16%) JavaScript
4 99 (20.20%) Bash Shell
5 95 (19.39%) C
6 90 (18.37%) C#
7 80 (16.33%) C++
8 69 (14.08%) R
9 60 (12.24%) Ruby
10 47 (9.59%) Go
11 46 (9.39%) Shell Script
12 44 (8.98%) Scala
13 43 (8.78%) Perl
13 43 (8.78%) PowerShell
14 36 (7.35%) PHP
15 27 (5.51%) Java 8
16 25 (5.10%) PL/SQL
17 17 (3.47%) Objective-C
18 13 (2.65%) Cython
19 11 (2.24%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 169 (34.49%) Degree
2 44 (8.98%) Security Cleared
3 32 (6.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (5.10%) MCSA
4 25 (5.10%) MCSE
4 25 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (3.47%) Numerate Degree
6 8 (1.63%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.43%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.43%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (1.22%) Master's Degree
9 5 (1.02%) Analytics IQ
9 5 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.61%) PhD
10 3 (0.61%) RHCE
11 2 (0.41%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.41%) MCITP
11 2 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.29%) QA
2 9 (1.84%) GDPR
3 5 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.41%) COBIT
5 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (12.86%) Docker
2 47 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (9.18%) Active Directory
4 20 (4.08%) Firmware
5 17 (3.47%) Hyper-V
6 14 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (2.24%) vSphere
8 8 (1.63%) HDFS
9 7 (1.43%) Samba
10 6 (1.22%) Apache Flume
10 6 (1.22%) KVM
10 6 (1.22%) VirtualBox
11 5 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.82%) iptables
12 4 (0.82%) oVirt
12 4 (0.82%) Postfix
12 4 (0.82%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.61%) Xen
14 2 (0.41%) Squid
Systems Management
1 61 (12.45%) Ansible
2 49 (10.00%) Puppet
3 43 (8.78%) Terraform
4 41 (8.37%) Hadoop YARN
5 33 (6.73%) Kubernetes
6 32 (6.53%) Opscode Chef
7 21 (4.29%) Kibana
8 16 (3.27%) Nagios
9 15 (3.06%) ZABBIX
10 12 (2.45%) Docker Swarm
11 8 (1.63%) HAProxy
11 8 (1.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 8 (1.63%) Rundeck
12 7 (1.43%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 6 (1.22%) HP ALM
13 6 (1.22%) Salt
14 5 (1.02%) Packer
15 4 (0.82%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
15 4 (0.82%) Rancher
15 4 (0.82%) rkt
Vendors
1 58 (11.84%) Microsoft
2 57 (11.63%) Oracle
3 54 (11.02%) SAP
4 50 (10.20%) VMware
5 49 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 49 (10.00%) Tableau
6 43 (8.78%) Google
7 14 (2.86%) Atlassian
8 12 (2.45%) Cloudera
9 9 (1.84%) Citrix
9 9 (1.84%) Informatica
10 8 (1.63%) HP
10 8 (1.63%) Riverbed
11 7 (1.43%) Centrify
12 6 (1.22%) Remedy
12 6 (1.22%) Splunk
13 5 (1.02%) Hortonworks
13 5 (1.02%) RapidMiner
14 4 (0.82%) New Relic
14 4 (0.82%) SaltStack