Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley 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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 32 78
Rank change year-on-year +10 +46 +27
Permanent jobs citing Python 985 1083 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 8.06% 6.90% 3.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.30% 14.04% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 878 882 623
Thames Valley median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +11.11% +2.27%

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Thames Valley
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 6437 7712 7607
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley 52.68% 49.16% 41.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5537 6688 6357
Thames Valley median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley.

Job vacancy trend for Python in the Thames Valley

Python
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Salary trend for Python in the Thames Valley

Python
Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in the Thames Valley over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Python in the Thames Valley

Python
Job Locations in the Thames Valley

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Thames Valley region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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
Berkshire +18 536 £50,000 - 34
Oxfordshire -1 345 £50,000 -9.09% 34
Buckinghamshire +28 105 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Python
South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Thames Valley region with a requirement for Python.

1 475 (48.22%) Linux
2 443 (44.97%) Java
3 308 (31.27%) C++
4 273 (27.72%) Bash Shell
5 261 (26.50%) Perl
6 245 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
7 230 (23.35%) Ruby
8 223 (22.64%) DevOps
9 221 (22.44%) Amazon AWS
10 211 (21.42%) Git (software)
11 206 (20.91%) Puppet
12 205 (20.81%) SQL
13 197 (20.00%) JavaScript
14 196 (19.90%) Degree
15 192 (19.49%) Software Engineering
16 188 (19.09%) Ansible
17 167 (16.95%) C#
18 164 (16.65%) Docker
18 164 (16.65%) Computer Science
18 164 (16.65%) Continuous Integration
19 163 (16.55%) C
20 147 (14.92%) Web Services
21 145 (14.72%) Opscode Chef
22 141 (14.31%) HTML
23 133 (13.50%) Windows
24 132 (13.40%) MySQL
25 122 (12.39%) Red Hat
26 121 (12.28%) TDD
27 120 (12.18%) Jenkins
28 119 (12.08%) Finance

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley 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 64 (6.50%) Apache
2 58 (5.89%) nginx
3 52 (5.28%) Elasticsearch
4 35 (3.55%) Apache Spark
5 26 (2.64%) Tomcat
6 23 (2.34%) Apache Solr
7 21 (2.13%) Confluence
8 20 (2.03%) uWSGI
9 16 (1.62%) JBoss
10 12 (1.22%) Jetty
10 12 (1.22%) SAS
10 12 (1.22%) WebSphere
11 11 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 10 (1.02%) IIS
12 10 (1.02%) OpenStack
12 10 (1.02%) WebLogic
13 9 (0.91%) Drupal
13 9 (0.91%) WildFly
14 8 (0.81%) IBM HTTP Server
14 8 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 24 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.71%) Maple
4 5 (0.51%) Simulink
4 5 (0.51%) SPSS Modeler
5 3 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (0.30%) Final Cut Pro
5 3 (0.30%) QuarkXPress
6 2 (0.20%) Mathcad
6 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.41%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.10%) Magento
2 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.10%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 221 (22.44%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (10.36%) SaaS
3 86 (8.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (2.64%) GitHub
6 25 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
8 17 (1.73%) PaaS
9 12 (1.22%) IaaS
10 9 (0.91%) Force.com
11 8 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
12 7 (0.71%) OpenShift
13 4 (0.41%) Azure Data Factory
14 3 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.30%) IBM Cloud
15 2 (0.20%) G Suite
15 2 (0.20%) SoftLayer
16 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
16 1 (0.10%) Office 365
16 1 (0.10%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 59 (5.99%) Firewall
1 59 (5.99%) Internet
2 55 (5.58%) DNS
3 47 (4.77%) TCP/IP
4 38 (3.86%) HTTP
5 37 (3.76%) WAN
6 29 (2.94%) VPN
7 25 (2.54%) LAN
8 24 (2.44%) SSL
9 22 (2.23%) BGP
10 20 (2.03%) Ethernet
10 20 (2.03%) IPv4
11 17 (1.73%) Network Security
12 16 (1.62%) DHCP
13 13 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
14 12 (1.22%) IPsec
14 12 (1.22%) IPv6
14 12 (1.22%) MPLS
14 12 (1.22%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (13.40%) MySQL
2 111 (11.27%) Big Data
3 101 (10.25%) NoSQL
4 90 (9.14%) MongoDB
5 72 (7.31%) PostgreSQL
6 49 (4.97%) Hadoop
7 46 (4.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 45 (4.57%) SQL Server
9 34 (3.45%) Relational Database
10 24 (2.44%) Redis
11 19 (1.93%) Data Mining
12 18 (1.83%) Text Mining
13 11 (1.12%) Apache Hive
13 11 (1.12%) RDBMS
14 10 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 10 (1.02%) Power BI
15 9 (0.91%) Impala
15 9 (0.91%) SQLite
16 8 (0.81%) DB2
17 7 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 211 (21.42%) Git (software)
2 120 (12.18%) Jenkins
3 78 (7.92%) Maven
4 67 (6.80%) Selenium
5 58 (5.89%) JIRA
6 51 (5.18%) Subversion
7 46 (4.67%) Ant
8 40 (4.06%) Gradle
9 38 (3.86%) JUnit
10 32 (3.25%) Cucumber
11 29 (2.94%) GitLab
12 28 (2.84%) Eclipse
13 21 (2.13%) Apache Ivy
14 15 (1.52%) gulp
15 14 (1.42%) Vagrant
16 13 (1.32%) JMeter
17 12 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
18 11 (1.12%) Grunt
19 10 (1.02%) Bitbucket
20 9 (0.91%) Hudson
General
1 119 (12.08%) Finance
2 80 (8.12%) Telecoms
3 59 (5.99%) Marketing
4 45 (4.57%) Electronics
5 35 (3.55%) Banking
6 30 (3.05%) Manufacturing
7 17 (1.73%) Publishing
8 16 (1.62%) Retail
9 13 (1.32%) Games
10 9 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.81%) Automotive
12 7 (0.71%) Advertising
12 7 (0.71%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.71%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.41%) Digital Economy
13 4 (0.41%) French Language
13 4 (0.41%) German Language
13 4 (0.41%) Legal
13 4 (0.41%) Portuguese Language
14 3 (0.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 317 (32.18%) Developer
2 120 (12.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 107 (10.86%) Python Developer
4 79 (8.02%) Linux Engineer
4 79 (8.02%) Software Engineer
5 73 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 67 (6.80%) Analyst
7 64 (6.50%) Systems Engineer
8 57 (5.79%) Software Developer
9 52 (5.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 48 (4.87%) Graduate
11 40 (4.06%) Administrator
11 40 (4.06%) Senior Developer
12 37 (3.76%) Cloud Engineer
13 36 (3.65%) Consultant
14 35 (3.55%) JavaScript Developer
15 34 (3.45%) Junior
16 33 (3.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 32 (3.25%) Systems Administrator
18 31 (3.15%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (14.92%) Web Services
2 141 (14.31%) HTML
3 115 (11.68%) AngularJS
4 110 (11.17%) .NET
5 106 (10.76%) CSS
6 74 (7.51%) Node.js
7 60 (6.09%) RESTful
8 59 (5.99%) Spring
9 56 (5.69%) REST
10 50 (5.08%) HTML5
11 44 (4.47%) XML
12 43 (4.37%) JSON
13 42 (4.26%) Django
14 40 (4.06%) LAMP
15 38 (3.86%) SOAP
16 35 (3.55%) D3.js
17 34 (3.45%) jQuery
18 33 (3.35%) Natural Language Processing
19 32 (3.25%) Kafka
20 31 (3.15%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 164 (16.65%) Computer Science
2 102 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (7.92%) Algorithms
4 43 (4.37%) Fintech
5 32 (3.25%) Data Centre
6 29 (2.94%) Mobile App
7 25 (2.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 23 (2.34%) User Experience
9 20 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
10 18 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
11 17 (1.73%) Data Structures
12 16 (1.62%) Cyberthreat
12 16 (1.62%) Linked Data
12 16 (1.62%) Management Information System
13 13 (1.32%) Public Cloud
13 13 (1.32%) Smartphone
14 11 (1.12%) CUDA
14 11 (1.12%) Life Science
15 10 (1.02%) Cyber Attack
16 9 (0.91%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 475 (48.22%) Linux
2 133 (13.50%) Windows
3 102 (10.36%) Unix
4 83 (8.43%) CentOS
5 66 (6.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 53 (5.38%) Ubuntu
7 41 (4.16%) Debian
8 35 (3.55%) Android
9 27 (2.74%) VxWorks
10 16 (1.62%) Apple iOS
11 14 (1.42%) Windows Server
12 9 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
12 9 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.81%) Mac OS
14 7 (0.71%) Kali Linux
14 7 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.41%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.41%) Windows NT
16 3 (0.30%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (22.64%) DevOps
3 192 (19.49%) Software Engineering
4 164 (16.65%) Continuous Integration
5 121 (12.28%) TDD
6 105 (10.66%) Test Automation
7 104 (10.56%) Mathematics
8 93 (9.44%) Machine Learning
9 90 (9.14%) Scrum
10 86 (8.73%) OO
11 80 (8.12%) Analytics
12 73 (7.41%) Open Source
13 72 (7.31%) Web Development
14 63 (6.40%) Physics
15 59 (5.99%) Cybersecurity
16 56 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
17 50 (5.08%) Mentoring
18 48 (4.87%) Configuration Management
19 46 (4.67%) High Availability
20 45 (4.57%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 443 (44.97%) Java
2 308 (31.27%) C++
3 273 (27.72%) Bash Shell
4 261 (26.50%) Perl
5 230 (23.35%) Ruby
6 205 (20.81%) SQL
7 197 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 167 (16.95%) C#
9 163 (16.55%) C
10 110 (11.17%) PHP
11 67 (6.80%) R
12 63 (6.40%) PowerShell
13 53 (5.38%) MATLAB
13 53 (5.38%) Scala
14 42 (4.26%) Shell Script
15 22 (2.23%) Go
16 20 (2.03%) VBA
17 19 (1.93%) Tcl
17 19 (1.93%) VB
18 13 (1.32%) Korn
Qualifications
1 196 (19.90%) Degree
2 72 (7.31%) PhD
3 62 (6.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 55 (5.58%) Security Cleared
5 34 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 28 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (1.62%) Master's Degree
7 16 (1.62%) Numerate Degree
8 15 (1.52%) CCNP
8 15 (1.52%) SC Cleared
9 13 (1.32%) CISSP
10 12 (1.22%) CCNA
11 11 (1.12%) ISEB
11 11 (1.12%) ISTQB
12 10 (1.02%) CompTIA Security+
12 10 (1.02%) MCSE
12 10 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (1.02%) Security+ Certification
13 9 (0.91%) CCIE
13 9 (0.91%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (8.73%) QA
2 10 (1.02%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.71%) SLA
4 6 (0.61%) GPG13
4 6 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.30%) PMO
5 3 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.10%) JTAG
System Software
1 164 (16.65%) Docker
2 44 (4.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (2.74%) Hyper-V
4 22 (2.23%) Active Directory
5 18 (1.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 11 (1.12%) KVM
7 10 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.81%) Firmware
8 8 (0.81%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 7 (0.71%) VirtualBox
9 7 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.41%) Samba
10 4 (0.41%) vSphere
11 3 (0.30%) NFS
11 3 (0.30%) Postfix
12 2 (0.20%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.20%) vCloud
12 2 (0.20%) Xen
13 1 (0.10%) oVirt
13 1 (0.10%) Squid
Systems Management
1 206 (20.91%) Puppet
2 188 (19.09%) Ansible
3 145 (14.72%) Opscode Chef
4 55 (5.58%) Salt
5 42 (4.26%) Kubernetes
6 17 (1.73%) Nagios
7 11 (1.12%) logstash
7 11 (1.12%) ZABBIX
8 9 (0.91%) Opsview
9 8 (0.81%) Tivoli
10 7 (0.71%) Kibana
10 7 (0.71%) Nmap
11 6 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (0.61%) Nessus
11 6 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 6 (0.61%) Terraform
12 5 (0.51%) SCOM
13 4 (0.41%) CloudForms
13 4 (0.41%) Defensics
13 4 (0.41%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 122 (12.39%) Red Hat
2 83 (8.43%) VMware
3 75 (7.61%) Oracle
4 57 (5.79%) Microsoft
5 29 (2.94%) Cisco
5 29 (2.94%) SAP
6 25 (2.54%) Google
7 23 (2.34%) Tableau
8 18 (1.83%) F5
8 18 (1.83%) IBM
9 17 (1.73%) Juniper
9 17 (1.73%) Splunk
10 14 (1.42%) Sun
11 12 (1.22%) EMC
11 12 (1.22%) Palo Alto
12 10 (1.02%) SaltStack
13 9 (0.91%) SolarWinds
13 9 (0.91%) Talend
14 8 (0.81%) New Relic
14 8 (0.81%) Rackspace
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Career Progression
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £63,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Salt
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £63,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Highly competitive salary + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, bens
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + equity
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £31,000 to £45,000 per annum DoE (+ v strong Benefits)
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, bens
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + equity
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum upon skills and experience, plus excellent ben
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, travel discounts
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + shift allowance+ben
Posted: 8 hours ago