Period
to 12 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 5 10 15
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Python 185 227 245
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Reading 16.91% 12.17% 11.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.20% 24.05% 23.44%
Number of salaries quoted 139 202 218
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,050 £31,250
25th Percentile £46,875 £47,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.44%
75th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £88,000 £82,500 £71,625
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +9.52% +5.00%

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 Reading with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 593 944 1,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 54.20% 50.59% 48.13%
Number of salaries quoted 495 781 924
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £66,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £75,000 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Reading

Python
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Python in Reading

Python
Salary Histogram in Reading

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python in Reading over the 6 months to 12 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Python in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 April 2021, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Python.

1 77 (41.62%) Degree
2 69 (37.30%) Linux
3 63 (34.05%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (31.35%) AWS
5 56 (30.27%) Java
6 53 (28.65%) Azure
7 50 (27.03%) Docker
8 46 (24.86%) Software Engineering
9 45 (24.32%) Computer Science
10 42 (22.70%) DevOps
11 39 (21.08%) SQL
12 36 (19.46%) SaaS
13 35 (18.92%) JavaScript
14 34 (18.38%) GCP
15 33 (17.84%) Computer Science Degree
16 31 (16.76%) Kubernetes
17 30 (16.22%) Unix
17 30 (16.22%) OO
18 29 (15.68%) Continuous Integration
19 28 (15.14%) Test Automation
19 28 (15.14%) Ansible
19 28 (15.14%) Relational Database
20 27 (14.59%) C++
21 25 (13.51%) C#
21 25 (13.51%) Open Source
21 25 (13.51%) IaaS
21 25 (13.51%) Terraform
22 24 (12.97%) Algorithms
23 23 (12.43%) Project Management
24 22 (11.89%) TCP/IP

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 11 (5.95%) Confluence
2 8 (4.32%) Apache
3 6 (3.24%) Apache Airflow
3 6 (3.24%) Camunda
3 6 (3.24%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.08%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.54%) DNN
5 1 (0.54%) Mule
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (3.24%) OrCAD
2 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.16%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 58 (31.35%) AWS
2 53 (28.65%) Azure
3 36 (19.46%) SaaS
4 34 (18.38%) GCP
5 25 (13.51%) IaaS
6 19 (10.27%) PaaS
7 15 (8.11%) GitHub
8 14 (7.57%) Power Platform
9 13 (7.03%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (4.86%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (4.32%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (4.32%) Azure Functions
11 8 (4.32%) PowerApps
11 8 (4.32%) Serverless
12 5 (2.70%) Firebase
12 5 (2.70%) Google App Engine
13 4 (2.16%) Trello
14 2 (1.08%) Amazon Kinesis
14 2 (1.08%) AWS CodePipeline
15 1 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.89%) TCP/IP
2 15 (8.11%) Internet
3 11 (5.95%) DNS
3 11 (5.95%) HTTP
4 10 (5.41%) VoIP
5 9 (4.86%) Network Security
5 9 (4.86%) Wireshark
6 7 (3.78%) Ethernet
6 7 (3.78%) H.323
7 5 (2.70%) Broadband
8 4 (2.16%) HTTPS
8 4 (2.16%) Software-Defined Radio
8 4 (2.16%) VSAT
9 3 (1.62%) Asterisk PBX
9 3 (1.62%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.62%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (1.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (1.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (1.62%) IPv4
9 3 (1.62%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.14%) Relational Database
2 16 (8.65%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.78%) Big Data
3 7 (3.78%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.24%) Apache Hive
4 6 (3.24%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.24%) MySQL
4 6 (3.24%) Power BI
4 6 (3.24%) Presto
5 5 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (2.16%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.16%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.16%) TKPROF
7 3 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (11.35%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.27%) Jenkins
3 12 (6.49%) JIRA
4 6 (3.24%) Robot Framework
4 6 (3.24%) Selenium
5 3 (1.62%) CMake
5 3 (1.62%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (1.62%) Subversion
5 3 (1.62%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.08%) CircleCI
6 2 (1.08%) GitLab
6 2 (1.08%) JUnit
7 1 (0.54%) Ant
7 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.54%) Gradle
7 1 (0.54%) Hudson
7 1 (0.54%) JBehave
7 1 (0.54%) JMeter
7 1 (0.54%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.54%) MLflow
General
1 17 (9.19%) Electronics
2 12 (6.49%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.78%) Law
3 7 (3.78%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.24%) Games
5 5 (2.70%) Finance
5 5 (2.70%) Public Sector
6 4 (2.16%) Military
7 1 (0.54%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (22.16%) Developer
2 27 (14.59%) Python Developer
3 25 (13.51%) Data Engineer
4 22 (11.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 20 (10.81%) Cloud Engineer
6 19 (10.27%) Software Engineer
7 17 (9.19%) Python Engineer
8 13 (7.03%) Senior Data Engineer
9 12 (6.49%) Senior Developer
9 12 (6.49%) Senior DevOps
9 12 (6.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 11 (5.95%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 10 (5.41%) AWS Engineer
11 10 (5.41%) Unified Communications Engineer
12 9 (4.86%) Senior Python Developer
13 8 (4.32%) Developer in Test
13 8 (4.32%) Operations Engineer
13 8 (4.32%) Software Developer
14 7 (3.78%) Architect
14 7 (3.78%) DevSecOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.89%) REST
2 20 (10.81%) React
3 17 (9.19%) Flask
4 16 (8.65%) Node.js
4 16 (8.65%) WebRTC
5 13 (7.03%) Django
6 11 (5.95%) HTML
7 10 (5.41%) CSS
8 7 (3.78%) RESTful
8 7 (3.78%) SciPy
9 6 (3.24%) OpenDaylight
9 6 (3.24%) pytest
10 5 (2.70%) .NET
10 5 (2.70%) XML
11 4 (2.16%) AngularJS
11 4 (2.16%) LDAP
11 4 (2.16%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 4 (2.16%) Spring
11 4 (2.16%) Spring Boot
11 4 (2.16%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.97%) Algorithms
2 21 (11.35%) Data Structures
3 20 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (7.03%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (5.95%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (5.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 8 (4.32%) Cloud Native
8 8 (4.32%) Data Centre
9 6 (3.24%) Over-the-Top Content
10 5 (2.70%) Acoustics
11 4 (2.16%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (1.62%) Renewable Energy
13 2 (1.08%) Life Science
14 1 (0.54%) Augmented Reality
14 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
14 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 69 (37.30%) Linux
2 30 (16.22%) Unix
3 9 (4.86%) Android
4 7 (3.78%) Windows
5 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (34.05%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (24.86%) Software Engineering
3 45 (24.32%) Computer Science
4 42 (22.70%) DevOps
5 30 (16.22%) OO
6 29 (15.68%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (15.14%) Test Automation
8 25 (13.51%) Open Source
9 23 (12.43%) Project Management
10 21 (11.35%) Configuration Management
10 21 (11.35%) Root Cause Analysis
10 21 (11.35%) Software Testing
11 20 (10.81%) Data Transformation
11 20 (10.81%) Machine Learning
11 20 (10.81%) Nanotechnology
11 20 (10.81%) Physics
11 20 (10.81%) TDD
12 18 (9.73%) Architectural Design
12 18 (9.73%) Data Engineering
12 18 (9.73%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 56 (30.27%) Java
2 39 (21.08%) SQL
3 35 (18.92%) JavaScript
4 27 (14.59%) C++
5 25 (13.51%) C#
6 16 (8.65%) C
6 16 (8.65%) PowerShell
7 10 (5.41%) Go
7 10 (5.41%) TypeScript
8 9 (4.86%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.78%) F#
9 7 (3.78%) Perl
10 4 (2.16%) MATLAB
10 4 (2.16%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.16%) VBA
11 3 (1.62%) PHP
11 3 (1.62%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.08%) Scala
12 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 77 (41.62%) Degree
2 33 (17.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (11.89%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.78%) Master's Degree
5 6 (3.24%) PhD
6 3 (1.62%) CCIE
6 3 (1.62%) CCIE Service Provider
6 3 (1.62%) CCNP
6 3 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.62%) JNCIP
6 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.65%) QA
2 3 (1.62%) GRC
System Software
1 50 (27.03%) Docker
2 10 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.78%) Firmware
4 6 (3.24%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.24%) KVM
5 4 (2.16%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.16%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.62%) Kamailio
7 1 (0.54%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 31 (16.76%) Kubernetes
2 28 (15.14%) Ansible
3 25 (13.51%) Terraform
4 10 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (5.41%) Puppet
5 6 (3.24%) Salt
6 4 (2.16%) Data Guard
6 4 (2.16%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.08%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 20 (10.81%) Oracle
2 13 (7.03%) Google
3 10 (5.41%) Cisco
3 10 (5.41%) VMware
4 7 (3.78%) Apple
4 7 (3.78%) BroadSoft
5 6 (3.24%) Arista
5 6 (3.24%) Cadence
6 5 (2.70%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.16%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.16%) Xilinx
8 3 (1.62%) Broadcom
8 3 (1.62%) Databricks
8 3 (1.62%) F5
8 3 (1.62%) Juniper
8 3 (1.62%) Mellanox
8 3 (1.62%) Splunk
8 3 (1.62%) Spotify
9 1 (0.54%) MuleSoft