The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 55 56 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Python 11 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.78% 1.05% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.49% 1.81% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 7
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £47,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
Python
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
315 276 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 51.05% 57.86% 59.52%
Number of salaries quoted 288 248 228
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Python
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Cardiff region.

Python Salary Trend in Cardiff

Python
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 18 (54.55%) Perl
2 16 (48.48%) Finance
3 15 (45.45%) Welsh Language
3 15 (45.45%) SaaS
4 14 (42.42%) C++
5 13 (39.39%) Linux
5 13 (39.39%) Firewall
5 13 (39.39%) VMware
5 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (36.36%) C#
7 11 (33.33%) Degree
7 11 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
8 10 (30.30%) UNIX
8 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
8 10 (30.30%) Nagios
8 10 (30.30%) Incident Management
8 10 (30.30%) VLAN
8 10 (30.30%) Wireshark
8 10 (30.30%) CentOS
9 9 (27.27%) PHP
9 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 9 (27.27%) Debian
9 9 (27.27%) Nessus
9 9 (27.27%) Nmap
9 9 (27.27%) tcpdump
10 8 (24.24%) Ruby
11 7 (21.21%) Java
11 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio
12 6 (18.18%) OOP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (45.45%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) Firewall
2 10 (30.30%) VLAN
2 10 (30.30%) Wireshark
2 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
3 9 (27.27%) tcpdump
4 5 (15.15%) HTTP
5 3 (9.09%) SSL
5 3 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (3.03%) SSH
6 1 (3.03%) LDAP
6 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Selenium
2 1 (3.03%) Mocha
2 1 (3.03%) PhantomJS
General
1 16 (48.48%) Finance
2 15 (45.45%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) Software Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Administrator
3 8 (24.24%) UNIX Administrator
3 8 (24.24%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (21.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 7 (21.21%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 7 (21.21%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.03%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) WPF
2 4 (12.12%) XML
3 2 (6.06%) OpenGL
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) CSS
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (18.18%) GIS
3 1 (3.03%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
2 10 (30.30%) UNIX
2 10 (30.30%) CentOS
3 9 (27.27%) Debian
4 5 (15.15%) Windows
5 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Incident Management
2 6 (18.18%) OOP
2 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.15%) TDD
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) Scrum
3 5 (15.15%) BDD
4 3 (9.09%) Product Management
4 3 (9.09%) OWASP
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
6 1 (3.03%) OO
6 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Computer Security
6 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.03%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) Perl
2 14 (42.42%) C++
3 12 (36.36%) C#
4 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
5 9 (27.27%) PHP
6 8 (24.24%) Ruby
7 7 (21.21%) Java
8 5 (15.15%) SQL
9 1 (3.03%) VB
9 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.03%) Embedded C++
9 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
9 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (27.27%) Nmap
3 2 (6.06%) Xen
4 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Nagios
2 9 (27.27%) Nessus
3 3 (9.09%) Puppet
4 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.03%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (3.03%) Ansible
4 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (3.03%) OPNET
4 1 (3.03%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) VMware
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.15%) TOWER Software
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) Compuware
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) Juniper
5 1 (3.03%) BMC
5 1 (3.03%) CA
5 1 (3.03%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) NetScout
5 1 (3.03%) Riverbed
5 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.03%) F5
5 1 (3.03%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.03%) NetQoS
5 1 (3.03%) Ipanema Technologies
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