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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 33 46 70
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +24
Permanent jobs citing Python 37 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.68% 2.98% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.57% 6.12% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 36 15 2
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,800 £37,600
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £40,800 £38,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
350 327 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 53.76% 48.73% 41.28%
Number of salaries quoted 315 269 206
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 30 April 2016.

Python Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 39 (73.58%) Java
2 29 (54.72%) C++
3 28 (52.83%) Linux
4 27 (50.94%) Unix
5 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (35.85%) MySQL
7 18 (33.96%) Scrum
8 17 (32.08%) C#
8 17 (32.08%) DevOps
9 15 (28.30%) JavaScript
9 15 (28.30%) SQL
10 14 (26.42%) TDD
11 13 (24.53%) PHP
12 12 (22.64%) HTML
12 12 (22.64%) Games
12 12 (22.64%) Degree
12 12 (22.64%) SDLC
13 11 (20.75%) Functional Programming
13 11 (20.75%) Jenkins
13 11 (20.75%) Bash Shell
13 11 (20.75%) Maven
13 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
13 11 (20.75%) Erlang
13 11 (20.75%) Finance
13 11 (20.75%) Online Security
13 11 (20.75%) Perl
13 11 (20.75%) C
13 11 (20.75%) Oracle
13 11 (20.75%) Ant
13 11 (20.75%) HTTP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 8 (15.09%) Apache
2 7 (13.21%) Node.js
2 7 (13.21%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.66%) JBoss
4 2 (3.77%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.77%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.89%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.77%) IaaS
4 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) HTTP
1 11 (20.75%) TCP/IP
2 9 (16.98%) tcpdump
3 1 (1.89%) DNS
3 1 (1.89%) VoIP
3 1 (1.89%) WAN
3 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.85%) MySQL
2 10 (18.87%) Big Data
2 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
3 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
4 7 (13.21%) Amazon Redshift
4 7 (13.21%) MongoDB
5 6 (11.32%) NoSQL
6 4 (7.55%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (7.55%) DB2
6 4 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (7.55%) SQLite
7 2 (3.77%) Data Mining
7 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Ant
1 11 (20.75%) Jenkins
1 11 (20.75%) Maven
2 7 (13.21%) Eclipse
2 7 (13.21%) Gradle
2 7 (13.21%) IntelliJ
3 2 (3.77%) Selenium
4 1 (1.89%) Mocha
4 1 (1.89%) PhantomJS
4 1 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.89%) Subversion
4 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (22.64%) Games
2 11 (20.75%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 25 (47.17%) Developer
2 14 (26.42%) Software Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Software Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Security Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) C++ Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Java Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Java Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Java Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Agile Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Development Manager
10 2 (3.77%) Junior
10 2 (3.77%) Software Development Manager
10 2 (3.77%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) HTML
2 7 (13.21%) CSS
2 7 (13.21%) Hibernate
2 7 (13.21%) J2EE
2 7 (13.21%) RESTful
2 7 (13.21%) Spring
3 6 (11.32%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 6 (11.32%) STL
4 4 (7.55%) .NET
4 4 (7.55%) Ajax
4 4 (7.55%) Apache Flex
4 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
4 4 (7.55%) Ext JS
4 4 (7.55%) HTML5
4 4 (7.55%) LAPP Stack
4 4 (7.55%) Spring Security
4 4 (7.55%) Velocity
4 4 (7.55%) XML
5 3 (5.66%) REST
6 2 (3.77%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.21%) Grid Computing
2 7 (13.21%) User Experience
3 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 28 (52.83%) Linux
2 27 (50.94%) Unix
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
4 2 (3.77%) CentOS
4 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.89%) AIX
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.96%) Scrum
3 17 (32.08%) DevOps
4 14 (26.42%) TDD
5 12 (22.64%) SDLC
6 11 (20.75%) Functional Programming
6 11 (20.75%) Online Security
6 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
7 9 (16.98%) ETL
8 8 (15.09%) BDD
8 8 (15.09%) Data Analysis
8 8 (15.09%) Machine Learning
8 8 (15.09%) OOP
9 7 (13.21%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
10 4 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (7.55%) MVC
10 4 (7.55%) SOA
11 3 (5.66%) Analytics
11 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 39 (73.58%) Java
2 29 (54.72%) C++
3 17 (32.08%) C#
4 15 (28.30%) JavaScript
4 15 (28.30%) SQL
5 13 (24.53%) PHP
6 11 (20.75%) Bash Shell
6 11 (20.75%) C
6 11 (20.75%) Erlang
6 11 (20.75%) Perl
7 9 (16.98%) Haskell
7 9 (16.98%) Lisp
7 9 (16.98%) Ruby
8 6 (11.32%) Scala
9 5 (9.43%) Delphi
9 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.89%) Groovy
11 1 (1.89%) VB
11 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) ISEB
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) Snort
2 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.43%) Docker
4 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (11.32%) Puppet
2 3 (5.66%) Ansible
3 1 (1.89%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.89%) Nagios
3 1 (1.89%) OpenView
3 1 (1.89%) OPNET
3 1 (1.89%) Rundeck
3 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Oracle
2 8 (15.09%) TOWER Software
2 8 (15.09%) VMware
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.55%) Adobe
4 4 (7.55%) Sybase
5 1 (1.89%) BMC
5 1 (1.89%) CA
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco
5 1 (1.89%) Citrix
5 1 (1.89%) Compuware
5 1 (1.89%) F5
5 1 (1.89%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) Juniper
5 1 (1.89%) NetQoS
5 1 (1.89%) NetScout
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.89%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.89%) Tableau
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