The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 48 55 41
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs citing Python 28 27 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.86% 3.21% 3.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.00% 6.57% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 27 16 26
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £54,700 £62,500 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,900 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +9.75%
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
350 411 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 48.21% 48.87% 46.73%
Number of salaries quoted 324 345 285
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

Python Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Python.

1 45 (68.18%) Java
2 34 (51.52%) C++
2 34 (51.52%) Linux
2 34 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (42.42%) Perl
4 27 (40.91%) DevOps
5 23 (34.85%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (30.30%) PHP
6 20 (30.30%) C#
6 20 (30.30%) Scrum
7 18 (27.27%) Unix
7 18 (27.27%) Bash Shell
8 17 (25.76%) TCP/IP
9 16 (24.24%) Games
9 16 (24.24%) Software Engineering
10 14 (21.21%) HTTP
10 14 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (21.21%) Jenkins
11 13 (19.70%) C
11 13 (19.70%) JavaScript
11 13 (19.70%) Degree
12 12 (18.18%) Ruby
12 12 (18.18%) TDD
12 12 (18.18%) Erlang
13 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (15.15%) VMware
13 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
14 9 (13.64%) HTML
14 9 (13.64%) Finance
14 9 (13.64%) Online Security

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 5 (7.58%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.06%) Apache
3 3 (4.55%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.03%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.52%) Confluence
5 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.52%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (34.85%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.61%) IaaS
4 3 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.76%) TCP/IP
2 14 (21.21%) HTTP
3 7 (10.61%) Firewall
3 7 (10.61%) VLAN
4 4 (6.06%) tcpdump
5 3 (4.55%) Wireshark
6 2 (3.03%) DNS
6 2 (3.03%) VPN
7 1 (1.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.12%) MySQL
3 7 (10.61%) NoSQL
4 6 (9.09%) Big Data
4 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.58%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (7.58%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (4.55%) DB2
6 3 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.55%) SQLite
7 1 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.52%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.52%) Mahout
7 1 (1.52%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 14 (21.21%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.61%) Selenium
3 5 (7.58%) Hudson
4 4 (6.06%) JIRA
5 3 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.55%) Gradle
5 3 (4.55%) Maven
6 2 (3.03%) Ant
6 2 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.03%) ClearCase
6 2 (3.03%) ClearQuest
6 2 (3.03%) IntelliJ
6 2 (3.03%) JUnit
6 2 (3.03%) Subversion
6 2 (3.03%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.52%) Mocha
7 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (24.24%) Games
2 9 (13.64%) Finance
3 7 (10.61%) Welsh Language
4 2 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (40.91%) Developer
2 17 (25.76%) Software Developer
3 10 (15.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (15.15%) Software Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Agile Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Security Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) C++ Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Development Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (4.55%) NOC Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Junior Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (3.03%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Senior Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.64%) HTML
2 7 (10.61%) .NET
3 6 (9.09%) HTML5
4 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET
4 5 (7.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (7.58%) J2EE
4 5 (7.58%) Node.js
4 5 (7.58%) Spring
4 5 (7.58%) STL
4 5 (7.58%) Web Services
5 4 (6.06%) Ajax
5 4 (6.06%) Hibernate
5 4 (6.06%) XML
6 3 (4.55%) Apache Flex
6 3 (4.55%) CSS
6 3 (4.55%) Ext JS
6 3 (4.55%) RESTful
7 2 (3.03%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (1.52%) jQuery
8 1 (1.52%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Public Cloud
1 7 (10.61%) Security Operations Centre
1 7 (10.61%) User Experience
2 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.06%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.03%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (3.03%) Informatics
4 2 (3.03%) Life Science
4 2 (3.03%) Statistics
5 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.52%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 34 (51.52%) Linux
2 18 (27.27%) Unix
3 8 (12.12%) CentOS
4 7 (10.61%) Windows
5 5 (7.58%) Android
5 5 (7.58%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.03%) Debian
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (40.91%) DevOps
3 20 (30.30%) Scrum
4 16 (24.24%) Software Engineering
5 12 (18.18%) TDD
6 9 (13.64%) BDD
6 9 (13.64%) Functional Programming
6 9 (13.64%) Online Security
6 9 (13.64%) SDLC
7 8 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (10.61%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (10.61%) Microservices
8 7 (10.61%) Security Operations
9 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.09%) OOP
10 5 (7.58%) ITIL
10 5 (7.58%) Validation
11 4 (6.06%) Change Management
11 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
11 4 (6.06%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (68.18%) Java
2 34 (51.52%) C++
3 28 (42.42%) Perl
4 20 (30.30%) C#
4 20 (30.30%) PHP
5 18 (27.27%) Bash Shell
6 13 (19.70%) C
6 13 (19.70%) JavaScript
7 12 (18.18%) Erlang
7 12 (18.18%) Ruby
8 6 (9.09%) Delphi
9 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
9 4 (6.06%) Shell Script
10 3 (4.55%) Groovy
10 3 (4.55%) SQL
10 3 (4.55%) VBScript
11 2 (3.03%) Haskell
11 2 (3.03%) Korn
11 2 (3.03%) Lisp
11 2 (3.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) ISEB
3 1 (1.52%) RHCE
3 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.58%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (6.06%) Docker
4 2 (3.03%) iptables
4 2 (3.03%) Snort
4 2 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.52%) HDFS
5 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) Puppet
2 6 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.58%) Ansible
4 3 (4.55%) Nagios
5 2 (3.03%) Nessus
5 2 (3.03%) Nmap
6 1 (1.52%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.52%) OpenView
6 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.52%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) VMware
2 6 (9.09%) Oracle
2 6 (9.09%) TOWER Software
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.55%) Adobe
4 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.55%) Sybase
5 1 (1.52%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.52%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.52%) CA
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco
5 1 (1.52%) F5
5 1 (1.52%) HP
5 1 (1.52%) Juniper
5 1 (1.52%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds