Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 19 30
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11 -9
Permanent jobs citing Python 308 593 490
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.50% 10.14% 7.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.21% 20.14% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 297 522 458
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,000 £35,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £79,050 £73,225 £73,750
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 1,327 2,944 3,498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 49.55% 50.32% 50.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,144 2,557 3,048
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,000 £31,550 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Berkshire

Python
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Python in Berkshire

Python
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python in Berkshire over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 2020. 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 +7 147 £57,500 +4.55% 15
Wokingham +7 18 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Newbury +4 16 £62,500 +19.05% 5
Slough +2 16 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Maidenhead 0 16 £70,000 +12.00%
Bracknell -27 15 £65,000 +8.33% 3
Ascot +5 8 £65,000 +30.00%
Thatcham - 6 £32,500 -
Windsor +9 3 £55,000 -15.38%
Python
South East

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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.

1 111 (36.04%) DevOps
2 107 (34.74%) Linux
3 95 (30.84%) AWS
4 86 (27.92%) Azure
5 85 (27.60%) Software Engineering
6 76 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
7 71 (23.05%) JavaScript
8 70 (22.73%) Docker
9 58 (18.83%) Java
10 56 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
11 54 (17.53%) SQL
12 52 (16.88%) Microsoft
13 48 (15.58%) Kubernetes
14 45 (14.61%) C#
15 42 (13.64%) Ansible
16 40 (12.99%) GCP
16 40 (12.99%) .NET
17 39 (12.66%) Degree
17 39 (12.66%) Jenkins
18 38 (12.34%) Google
18 38 (12.34%) Terraform
19 36 (11.69%) Computer Science
19 36 (11.69%) HTML
19 36 (11.69%) Bash Shell
19 36 (11.69%) RESTful
19 36 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
20 35 (11.36%) Git (software)
20 35 (11.36%) Test Automation
20 35 (11.36%) Scrum
20 35 (11.36%) Fintech

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 18 (5.84%) Apache Spark
2 16 (5.19%) Confluence
3 8 (2.60%) Apache
4 5 (1.62%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (1.62%) SAS
5 3 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.97%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.97%) Pachyderm
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.32%) Tornado
Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 95 (30.84%) AWS
2 86 (27.92%) Azure
3 40 (12.99%) GCP
4 23 (7.47%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (5.19%) SaaS
6 15 (4.87%) AWS Lambda
6 15 (4.87%) Serverless
7 13 (4.22%) Power Platform
8 10 (3.25%) IaaS
8 10 (3.25%) PaaS
9 9 (2.92%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (2.60%) GitHub
11 7 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (2.27%) Azure Functions
11 7 (2.27%) PowerApps
12 6 (1.95%) OpenShift
13 4 (1.30%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.97%) Amazon Kinesis
14 3 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.97%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.84%) H.323
2 15 (4.87%) Firewall
3 14 (4.55%) Skype
4 11 (3.57%) DNS
5 10 (3.25%) Network Security
5 10 (3.25%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.60%) Internet
7 4 (1.30%) LAN
8 3 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.97%) DHCP
8 3 (0.97%) HTTP
8 3 (0.97%) SSH
8 3 (0.97%) VPN
8 3 (0.97%) WAN
8 3 (0.97%) WLAN
9 2 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.65%) MPLS
9 2 (0.65%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.65%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.12%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (7.79%) Big Data
3 17 (5.52%) Hadoop
4 13 (4.22%) MySQL
4 13 (4.22%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.60%) Data Mining
5 8 (2.60%) Geospatial Data
5 8 (2.60%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.95%) ArangoDB
6 6 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.95%) Power BI
6 6 (1.95%) Spatial Data
7 5 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (1.62%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.62%) SQL Server
8 4 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.97%) Amazon Aurora
9 3 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.97%) Redis
Development Applications
1 39 (12.66%) Jenkins
2 35 (11.36%) Git (software)
3 18 (5.84%) JIRA
4 12 (3.90%) Selenium
5 7 (2.27%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.62%) Maven
6 5 (1.62%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (1.62%) Subversion
6 5 (1.62%) WebDriver
7 4 (1.30%) JMeter
7 4 (1.30%) SoapUI
7 4 (1.30%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.97%) Appium
8 3 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.97%) GitLab
9 2 (0.65%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.65%) Robot Framework
9 2 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.65%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (5.52%) Telecoms
2 11 (3.57%) Finance
3 10 (3.25%) Norwegian Language
4 6 (1.95%) Marketing
5 5 (1.62%) Banking
5 5 (1.62%) Retail
6 4 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.30%) Public Sector
7 3 (0.97%) Electronics
8 2 (0.65%) Local Government
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) French Language
9 1 (0.32%) Games
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
9 1 (0.32%) Publishing
9 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 143 (46.43%) Developer
2 61 (19.81%) Python Developer
3 60 (19.48%) Software Developer
4 52 (16.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 47 (15.26%) Software Engineer
6 32 (10.39%) Python Engineer
7 23 (7.47%) Python Software Engineer
8 21 (6.82%) Applications Engineer
8 21 (6.82%) Graduate
9 19 (6.17%) Applications Developer
9 19 (6.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 19 (6.17%) Web Applications Developer
9 19 (6.17%) Web Applications Engineer
9 19 (6.17%) Web Engineer
10 16 (5.19%) .NET Developer
10 16 (5.19%) Senior Developer
11 15 (4.87%) .NET Software Developer
11 15 (4.87%) Consultant
11 15 (4.87%) Junior
12 14 (4.55%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (12.99%) .NET
2 36 (11.69%) HTML
2 36 (11.69%) RESTful
3 34 (11.04%) Django
4 30 (9.74%) CSS
5 25 (8.12%) WebRTC
6 23 (7.47%) React
7 22 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 22 (7.14%) Flask
8 21 (6.82%) REST
9 20 (6.49%) ASP.NET
10 19 (6.17%) Web Services
11 15 (4.87%) HTML5
12 14 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (4.55%) Node.js
13 8 (2.60%) jQuery
13 8 (2.60%) Vue.js
14 7 (2.27%) Elastic Stack
14 7 (2.27%) Kafka
14 7 (2.27%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
2 17 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.55%) Public Cloud
4 12 (3.90%) Cloud Native
5 11 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.25%) Tandem
7 9 (2.92%) User Experience
8 6 (1.95%) Life Science
8 6 (1.95%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.62%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.30%) Cyberattack
10 4 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.97%) Blog
11 3 (0.97%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.97%) Social Media
12 2 (0.65%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.65%) Over-the-Top Content
13 1 (0.32%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 107 (34.74%) Linux
2 27 (8.77%) Windows
3 15 (4.87%) Android
4 14 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.27%) Unix
6 5 (1.62%) CentOS
7 4 (1.30%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.97%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.65%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.32%) Debian
10 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (36.04%) DevOps
2 85 (27.60%) Software Engineering
3 76 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
5 36 (11.69%) Computer Science
5 36 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (11.36%) Fintech
6 35 (11.36%) Scrum
6 35 (11.36%) Test Automation
7 31 (10.06%) Mathematics
7 31 (10.06%) Root Cause Analysis
8 29 (9.42%) Analytics
8 29 (9.42%) Artificial Intelligence
9 27 (8.77%) OO
10 26 (8.44%) Data Science
11 24 (7.79%) Web Development
12 23 (7.47%) Mentoring
13 21 (6.82%) OOP
14 20 (6.49%) Configuration Management
14 20 (6.49%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 71 (23.05%) JavaScript
2 58 (18.83%) Java
3 54 (17.53%) SQL
4 45 (14.61%) C#
5 36 (11.69%) Bash Shell
6 32 (10.39%) C++
7 31 (10.06%) C
8 30 (9.74%) PowerShell
9 17 (5.52%) Go
9 17 (5.52%) PHP
10 16 (5.19%) Perl
11 15 (4.87%) Ruby
12 13 (4.22%) Groovy
12 13 (4.22%) R
13 9 (2.92%) TypeScript
14 8 (2.60%) Scala
15 4 (1.30%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.97%) Rust
17 2 (0.65%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (12.66%) Degree
2 20 (6.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (4.22%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.97%) CCNA
6 3 (0.97%) CCNP
6 3 (0.97%) PhD
7 2 (0.65%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.32%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.32%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.87%) QA
2 10 (3.25%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.92%) NIST
4 8 (2.60%) GDPR
4 8 (2.60%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (22.73%) Docker
2 15 (4.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.95%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.30%) Firmware
5 3 (0.97%) KVM
5 3 (0.97%) LXC
6 2 (0.65%) iptables
7 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.32%) Ceph
7 1 (0.32%) Gluster
7 1 (0.32%) HDFS
7 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 48 (15.58%) Kubernetes
2 42 (13.64%) Ansible
3 38 (12.34%) Terraform
4 19 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (6.17%) Puppet
5 4 (1.30%) Salt
6 3 (0.97%) Packer
7 2 (0.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.65%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.65%) Kibana
7 2 (0.65%) logstash
7 2 (0.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.32%) Ambari
8 1 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.32%) Grafana
8 1 (0.32%) Nessus
8 1 (0.32%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.32%) SELinux
Vendors
1 52 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 38 (12.34%) Google
3 16 (5.19%) VMware
4 14 (4.55%) IBM
5 10 (3.25%) Red Hat
6 8 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (2.60%) Tableau
7 7 (2.27%) Cisco
7 7 (2.27%) SaltStack
8 6 (1.95%) Zend
9 5 (1.62%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.62%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.62%) Oracle
10 3 (0.97%) Informatica
10 3 (0.97%) Splunk
11 2 (0.65%) Databricks
11 2 (0.65%) HP
11 2 (0.65%) SAP
11 2 (0.65%) Sun
12 1 (0.32%) Zscaler