Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 21 37
Rank change year-on-year -10 +16 +34
Permanent jobs citing Python 469 516 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 7.18% 8.11% 6.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.36% 16.72% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 408 453 508
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +13.89%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,050 £29,100
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £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 3,265 3,086 3,848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 49.98% 48.49% 42.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,838 2,625 3,439
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +0.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% +2.27% +3.53%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -1 244 £50,000 - 34
Maidenhead -11 77 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Bracknell -11 39 £30,000 - 11
Newbury 0 31 £33,750 -15.63% 4
Ascot +3 18 £45,000 -30.77%
Slough -39 14 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Windsor -6 3 £42,500 -12.82% 2
Wokingham -25 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Python
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 251 (53.52%) Linux
2 243 (51.81%) Java
3 155 (33.05%) Amazon AWS
4 151 (32.20%) SQL
5 139 (29.64%) Agile Software Development
6 122 (26.01%) Ansible
7 115 (24.52%) NoSQL
8 111 (23.67%) Git (software)
8 111 (23.67%) DevOps
9 108 (23.03%) JavaScript
10 102 (21.75%) Degree
11 96 (20.47%) Software Engineering
12 95 (20.26%) C
13 87 (18.55%) C#
14 86 (18.34%) Microsoft Azure
15 85 (18.12%) Bash Shell
16 77 (16.42%) Oracle
17 75 (15.99%) Docker
17 75 (15.99%) Relational Database
18 72 (15.35%) Puppet
19 69 (14.71%) C++
20 67 (14.29%) Configuration Management
21 66 (14.07%) Spring
22 64 (13.65%) PowerShell
22 64 (13.65%) Big Data
23 61 (13.01%) Unix
24 60 (12.79%) Jenkins
25 58 (12.37%) Fintech
25 58 (12.37%) SQL Server
25 58 (12.37%) Ruby

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 32 (6.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 28 (5.97%) Apache Spark
3 21 (4.48%) Apache
4 20 (4.26%) nginx
5 18 (3.84%) OpenStack
6 13 (2.77%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (2.35%) Confluence
7 11 (2.35%) Oracle Service Bus
8 9 (1.92%) IIS
9 6 (1.28%) IPython
9 6 (1.28%) JBoss
10 5 (1.07%) SAS
10 5 (1.07%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.85%) CMS
12 3 (0.64%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.43%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.43%) Drupal
14 1 (0.21%) Ethereum
14 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.21%) Maya
4 1 (0.21%) MotionBuilder
4 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 155 (33.05%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (18.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (6.18%) Amazon EC2
3 29 (6.18%) Amazon S3
4 26 (5.54%) IBM Cloud
5 21 (4.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 20 (4.26%) Amazon Glacier
6 20 (4.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 19 (4.05%) Amazon ELB
7 19 (4.05%) PaaS
8 15 (3.20%) GitHub
9 14 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 12 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (2.35%) Serverless
12 9 (1.92%) Amazon EMR
12 9 (1.92%) Office 365
13 7 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.76%) TCP/IP
1 27 (5.76%) WAN
2 23 (4.90%) LAN
3 21 (4.48%) Network Security
4 19 (4.05%) DNS
5 14 (2.99%) DHCP
6 13 (2.77%) NAS
6 13 (2.77%) SSH
7 12 (2.56%) Firewall
7 12 (2.56%) SAN
8 9 (1.92%) FCoE
8 9 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (1.92%) iSCSI
9 8 (1.71%) Internet
10 4 (0.85%) Bluetooth
10 4 (0.85%) DMZ
10 4 (0.85%) VoIP
10 4 (0.85%) Wireless
11 3 (0.64%) 2G
11 3 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (24.52%) NoSQL
2 75 (15.99%) Relational Database
3 64 (13.65%) Big Data
4 58 (12.37%) SQL Server
5 57 (12.15%) RDBMS
6 48 (10.23%) MongoDB
7 43 (9.17%) Hadoop
8 42 (8.96%) PostgreSQL
9 41 (8.74%) Apache Cassandra
10 28 (5.97%) MySQL
11 26 (5.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 24 (5.12%) Oracle Database
13 18 (3.84%) Amazon RDS
13 18 (3.84%) Apache Hive
13 18 (3.84%) Redis
14 11 (2.35%) Cosmos DB
14 11 (2.35%) HBase
14 11 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (2.35%) Oracle Database 12c
15 9 (1.92%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 111 (23.67%) Git (software)
2 60 (12.79%) Jenkins
3 21 (4.48%) Subversion
4 17 (3.62%) WiX
5 15 (3.20%) JIRA
6 13 (2.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (2.77%) Bitbucket
6 13 (2.77%) Vagrant
7 11 (2.35%) Cucumber
7 11 (2.35%) Maven
8 8 (1.71%) Hudson
8 8 (1.71%) Selenium
9 6 (1.28%) SpecFlow
10 5 (1.07%) GitLab
11 4 (0.85%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.85%) JUnit
11 4 (0.85%) Robot Framework
11 4 (0.85%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.64%) Mockito
12 3 (0.64%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (6.40%) Finance
2 19 (4.05%) Publishing
3 18 (3.84%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.41%) Marketing
5 15 (3.20%) Retail
6 11 (2.35%) Electronics
7 10 (2.13%) Banking
8 9 (1.92%) Advertising
9 5 (1.07%) Automotive
9 5 (1.07%) Billing
9 5 (1.07%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.85%) Games
11 3 (0.64%) Back Office
11 3 (0.64%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 178 (37.95%) Developer
2 64 (13.65%) Java Developer
3 53 (11.30%) Python Developer
4 48 (10.23%) DevOps Engineer
5 46 (9.81%) Graduate
6 45 (9.59%) Software Developer
7 38 (8.10%) Software Engineer
8 37 (7.89%) Linux Developer
9 36 (7.68%) Architect
10 33 (7.04%) Cloud Engineer
11 29 (6.18%) Cloud Architect
12 26 (5.54%) Java Developer - Fintech
13 25 (5.33%) AWS Developer
14 19 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
15 18 (3.84%) Cloud Solutions Architect
15 18 (3.84%) JavaScript Developer
15 18 (3.84%) Senior Developer
16 17 (3.62%) Graduate Developer
16 17 (3.62%) Linux Engineer
17 16 (3.41%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (14.07%) Spring
2 54 (11.51%) HTML
2 54 (11.51%) Node.js
3 50 (10.66%) CSS
4 49 (10.45%) Web Services
5 34 (7.25%) Middleware
6 32 (6.82%) JMS
7 30 (6.40%) REST
8 28 (5.97%) Django
9 26 (5.54%) JSON
10 22 (4.69%) AngularJS
11 20 (4.26%) J2SE
12 18 (3.84%) XML
13 17 (3.62%) Ajax
13 17 (3.62%) Celery
13 17 (3.62%) Ruby on Rails
13 17 (3.62%) SQLAlchemy
13 17 (3.62%) Twisted
13 17 (3.62%) wxWidgets
14 16 (3.41%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 58 (12.37%) Fintech
2 52 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 36 (7.68%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (4.48%) Algorithms
6 16 (3.41%) Linux Command Line
7 15 (3.20%) Hybrid Cloud
8 14 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
9 13 (2.77%) Data Centre
10 12 (2.56%) Mobile App
10 12 (2.56%) Replication
11 7 (1.49%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
12 6 (1.28%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.07%) Clustering
13 5 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
14 4 (0.85%) BBC
14 4 (0.85%) Credit Risk
14 4 (0.85%) Semantic Web
14 4 (0.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 251 (53.52%) Linux
2 61 (13.01%) Unix
3 51 (10.87%) Windows
4 37 (7.89%) Ubuntu
5 36 (7.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (5.12%) CentOS
7 17 (3.62%) Mac OS
8 15 (3.20%) Windows Server
9 14 (2.99%) Debian
10 8 (1.71%) Android
11 3 (0.64%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.64%) DC/OS
11 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.21%) AIX
13 1 (0.21%) Fedora
13 1 (0.21%) HPUX
13 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (29.64%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (23.67%) DevOps
3 96 (20.47%) Software Engineering
4 67 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 54 (11.51%) Machine Learning
6 51 (10.87%) Open Source
7 42 (8.96%) Problem-Solving
8 37 (7.89%) Scrum
9 36 (7.68%) Analytics
9 36 (7.68%) Cybersecurity
9 36 (7.68%) SOA
10 35 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (7.04%) ITIL
12 32 (6.82%) Data Science
13 31 (6.61%) Build Automation
14 30 (6.40%) Task Automation
15 28 (5.97%) Mentoring
16 27 (5.76%) Multithreading
17 26 (5.54%) Enterprise Architecture
18 25 (5.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 243 (51.81%) Java
2 151 (32.20%) SQL
3 108 (23.03%) JavaScript
4 95 (20.26%) C
5 87 (18.55%) C#
6 85 (18.12%) Bash Shell
7 69 (14.71%) C++
8 64 (13.65%) PowerShell
9 58 (12.37%) Ruby
10 51 (10.87%) Scala
11 40 (8.53%) Perl
12 32 (6.82%) R
13 31 (6.61%) Java 8
14 30 (6.40%) Go
15 23 (4.90%) PHP
15 23 (4.90%) Shell Script
16 11 (2.35%) MATLAB
17 8 (1.71%) PL/SQL
18 5 (1.07%) Groovy
19 4 (0.85%) Lua
Qualifications
1 102 (21.75%) Degree
2 31 (6.61%) Security Cleared
3 29 (6.18%) MCSE
3 29 (6.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (4.48%) MCSA
5 14 (2.99%) PhD
6 13 (2.77%) DV Cleared
7 12 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (1.92%) AWS Certification
9 8 (1.71%) MCSD
10 7 (1.49%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.07%) Master's Degree
11 5 (1.07%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.85%) RHCE
13 3 (0.64%) CISA
13 3 (0.64%) CISSP
13 3 (0.64%) MCITP
13 3 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.43%) CEH
14 2 (0.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 19 (4.05%) QA
2 13 (2.77%) GDPR
3 6 (1.28%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.43%) COBIT
4 2 (0.43%) GCP
5 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (15.99%) Docker
2 41 (8.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (5.12%) vSphere
4 20 (4.26%) Active Directory
5 16 (3.41%) Hyper-V
6 11 (2.35%) Firmware
7 9 (1.92%) Samba
8 7 (1.49%) KVM
9 6 (1.28%) HDFS
9 6 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (1.07%) oVirt
11 3 (0.64%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.64%) vCloud
11 3 (0.64%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.43%) Varnish
12 2 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 122 (26.01%) Ansible
2 72 (15.35%) Puppet
3 57 (12.15%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (6.40%) Terraform
5 29 (6.18%) Kubernetes
6 19 (4.05%) HAProxy
7 18 (3.84%) Docker Swarm
8 13 (2.77%) Nagios
9 11 (2.35%) Packer
10 9 (1.92%) Consul
10 9 (1.92%) Kibana
10 9 (1.92%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 7 (1.49%) ZABBIX
12 5 (1.07%) rkt
13 3 (0.64%) Prometheus
14 2 (0.43%) cPanel
14 2 (0.43%) HP ALM
14 2 (0.43%) Plesk
14 2 (0.43%) Salt
15 1 (0.21%) Cacti
Vendors
1 77 (16.42%) Oracle
2 43 (9.17%) VMware
3 39 (8.32%) Red Hat
4 37 (7.89%) Microsoft
5 28 (5.97%) Google
6 20 (4.26%) Capita
7 11 (2.35%) IBM
8 10 (2.13%) Atlassian
8 10 (2.13%) Cloudera
9 9 (1.92%) Centrify
9 9 (1.92%) Cisco
10 8 (1.71%) SaltStack
11 5 (1.07%) HP
11 5 (1.07%) RapidMiner
11 5 (1.07%) Splunk
11 5 (1.07%) Tableau
12 4 (0.85%) Informatica
12 4 (0.85%) Talend
13 3 (0.64%) Juniper
13 3 (0.64%) Yahoo!