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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 47 55 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs citing Python 22 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.48% 1.40% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.88% 2.64% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 2
Average salary £32,500 £37,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.90% +0.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
320 303 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 50.63% 53.06% 46.41%
Number of salaries quoted 289 269 153
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,500 £26,739
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,300 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 18 September 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 31 (75.61%) Perl
2 28 (68.29%) Linux
3 21 (51.22%) VMware
4 18 (43.90%) Finance
5 17 (41.46%) Welsh Language
5 17 (41.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (41.46%) CentOS
5 17 (41.46%) SaaS
6 15 (36.59%) Debian
6 15 (36.59%) Firewall
7 13 (31.71%) Windows
7 13 (31.71%) C++
8 12 (29.27%) Apache
8 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
8 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
8 12 (29.27%) Nagios
8 12 (29.27%) tcpdump
8 12 (29.27%) Computer Science
8 12 (29.27%) Incident Management
8 12 (29.27%) VLAN
8 12 (29.27%) Wireshark
8 12 (29.27%) Nessus
8 12 (29.27%) Nmap
9 11 (26.83%) C#
9 11 (26.83%) MySQL
10 10 (24.39%) ITIL
11 9 (21.95%) UNIX
11 9 (21.95%) HTTP
11 9 (21.95%) Degree
12 8 (19.51%) Xen

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 12 (29.27%) Apache
2 4 (9.76%) nginx
3 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (41.46%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) Firewall
2 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
2 12 (29.27%) tcpdump
2 12 (29.27%) VLAN
2 12 (29.27%) Wireshark
3 9 (21.95%) HTTP
4 5 (12.20%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (12.20%) iSCSI
4 5 (12.20%) SAN
5 2 (4.88%) LAN
5 2 (4.88%) WAN
6 1 (2.44%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (2.44%) SSH
6 1 (2.44%) LDAP
6 1 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) MySQL
2 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (2.44%) OLAP
4 1 (2.44%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (43.90%) Finance
2 17 (41.46%) Welsh Language
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Software Developer
1 11 (26.83%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) Administrator
3 9 (21.95%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (19.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (19.51%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (14.63%) UNIX Administrator
6 5 (12.20%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 4 (9.76%) Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 3 (7.32%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (7.32%) UNIX Systems Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 3 (7.32%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) UNIX Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) WPF
2 2 (4.88%) XML
2 2 (4.88%) OpenGL
3 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Computer Science
2 6 (14.63%) GIS
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 28 (68.29%) Linux
2 17 (41.46%) CentOS
3 15 (36.59%) Debian
4 13 (31.71%) Windows
5 9 (21.95%) UNIX
6 8 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (9.76%) AIX
8 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Incident Management
2 10 (24.39%) ITIL
3 5 (12.20%) Product Management
3 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
4 4 (9.76%) OO
4 4 (9.76%) DevOps
5 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.32%) Network Design
5 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.32%) Cyber Security
5 3 (7.32%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (7.32%) Static Code Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) OOP
6 2 (4.88%) Scrum
6 2 (4.88%) BDD
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.88%) TDD
6 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.44%) Computer Security
7 1 (2.44%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (75.61%) Perl
2 13 (31.71%) C++
3 11 (26.83%) C#
4 8 (19.51%) Ruby
5 6 (14.63%) Java
6 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.32%) PHP
7 3 (7.32%) C
8 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (41.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (29.27%) Nmap
3 8 (19.51%) Xen
4 3 (7.32%) XenServer
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) Nagios
1 12 (29.27%) Nessus
2 6 (14.63%) Puppet
3 2 (4.88%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.44%) Ansible
4 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) VMware
2 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
4 5 (12.20%) JBoss
4 5 (12.20%) Cisco
5 4 (9.76%) Oracle
6 3 (7.32%) Wind River
6 3 (7.32%) Coverity
6 3 (7.32%) IBM
6 3 (7.32%) Citrix
7 2 (4.88%) TOWER Software
8 1 (2.44%) Google
8 1 (2.44%) Rackspace
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