The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 48 88 82
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -6
Permanent jobs citing Python 40 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.69% 0.82% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.31% 1.40% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 32 7 11
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £51,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Python
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 South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
547 715 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 50.46% 58.90% 48.48%
Number of salaries quoted 476 657 455
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,545
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Python
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Python Salary Trend in South Wales

Python
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Python Salary Histogram in South Wales

Python
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +13 17 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Torfaen - 13 £34,000 -
Newport +22 10 £34,000 -1.44%
Python
Wales

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 52 (67.53%) Perl
2 45 (58.44%) Linux
3 27 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (33.77%) Java
4 26 (33.77%) C++
4 26 (33.77%) CentOS
5 25 (32.47%) HTTP
5 25 (32.47%) TCP/IP
6 22 (28.57%) VMware
7 21 (27.27%) UNIX
7 21 (27.27%) Wireshark
8 20 (25.97%) Ruby
8 20 (25.97%) Windows
8 20 (25.97%) Red Hat
9 18 (23.38%) C#
9 18 (23.38%) MySQL
9 18 (23.38%) Finance
9 18 (23.38%) Computer Science
9 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (22.08%) Welsh Language
10 17 (22.08%) SaaS
10 17 (22.08%) Scrum
11 16 (20.78%) JavaScript
11 16 (20.78%) Bash Shell
12 15 (19.48%) BDD
12 15 (19.48%) Korn
12 15 (19.48%) Degree
12 15 (19.48%) TDD
12 15 (19.48%) Debian
12 15 (19.48%) Firewall

Python
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 14 (18.18%) Apache
2 8 (10.39%) Confluence
3 6 (7.79%) JBoss
4 4 (5.19%) nginx
5 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.30%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.08%) SaaS
2 5 (6.49%) PaaS
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.47%) HTTP
1 25 (32.47%) TCP/IP
2 21 (27.27%) Wireshark
3 15 (19.48%) Firewall
4 13 (16.88%) tcpdump
5 12 (15.58%) VLAN
6 6 (7.79%) iSCSI
6 6 (7.79%) SAN
7 5 (6.49%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (5.19%) Internet
9 3 (3.90%) WAN
9 3 (3.90%) LAN
10 2 (2.60%) SSH
11 1 (1.30%) VoIP
11 1 (1.30%) Kerberos
11 1 (1.30%) SNMP
11 1 (1.30%) SSL
11 1 (1.30%) VPN
11 1 (1.30%) DNS
11 1 (1.30%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.38%) MySQL
2 9 (11.69%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.79%) Big Data
4 4 (5.19%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.30%) OLTP
7 1 (1.30%) Informix
7 1 (1.30%) OLAP
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (16.88%) Jenkins
2 9 (11.69%) JIRA
3 8 (10.39%) TestLink
4 7 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 7 (9.09%) Fiddler
5 6 (7.79%) JUnit
6 5 (6.49%) Selenium
7 4 (5.19%) SoapUI
7 4 (5.19%) Spock
8 2 (2.60%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.30%) JMeter
9 1 (1.30%) Zephyr
9 1 (1.30%) Mocha
9 1 (1.30%) PhantomJS
General
1 18 (23.38%) Finance
2 17 (22.08%) Welsh Language
3 7 (9.09%) Advertising
3 7 (9.09%) Marketing
4 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.90%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Test Engineer
2 14 (18.18%) Developer
3 13 (16.88%) Software Engineer
4 12 (15.58%) Software Developer
5 11 (14.29%) Administrator
6 10 (12.99%) Linux Administrator
7 9 (11.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 9 (11.69%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (10.39%) Automation Engineer
8 8 (10.39%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (7.79%) C Software Engineer
9 6 (7.79%) UNIX Administrator
9 6 (7.79%) Software Test Engineer
10 5 (6.49%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 5 (6.49%) Technical Leader
11 4 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 3 (3.90%) Graduate
12 3 (3.90%) Analyst
12 3 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.99%) HTML
2 8 (10.39%) XML
3 6 (7.79%) WPF
4 5 (6.49%) CSS
4 5 (6.49%) HTML5
5 4 (5.19%) Web Services
6 3 (3.90%) SOAP
6 3 (3.90%) REST
7 2 (2.60%) OpenGL
8 1 (1.30%) DOM
8 1 (1.30%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.30%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.38%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.09%) DTV
3 6 (7.79%) GIS
4 5 (6.49%) Visualisation
4 5 (6.49%) Statistics
5 2 (2.60%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.60%) User Experience
6 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.30%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (58.44%) Linux
2 26 (33.77%) CentOS
3 21 (27.27%) UNIX
4 20 (25.97%) Windows
5 15 (19.48%) Debian
6 13 (16.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.19%) AIX
8 1 (1.30%) SUSE
8 1 (1.30%) Android
8 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.08%) Scrum
3 15 (19.48%) BDD
3 15 (19.48%) TDD
4 12 (15.58%) OO
5 11 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 11 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 11 (14.29%) Product Management
6 9 (11.69%) OOP
6 9 (11.69%) ITIL
6 9 (11.69%) Test Automation
6 9 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (11.69%) DevOps
7 8 (10.39%) Bug Management
7 8 (10.39%) Test Management
8 7 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 7 (9.09%) Mobile Marketing
9 6 (7.79%) Software Testing
10 5 (6.49%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (67.53%) Perl
2 26 (33.77%) Java
2 26 (33.77%) C++
3 20 (25.97%) Ruby
4 18 (23.38%) C#
5 16 (20.78%) JavaScript
5 16 (20.78%) Bash Shell
6 15 (19.48%) Korn
7 13 (16.88%) C
8 12 (15.58%) SQL
9 11 (14.29%) Groovy
10 10 (12.99%) PHP
11 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.30%) VB
12 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (19.48%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) ISEB
4 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (15.58%) Nmap
3 9 (11.69%) Xen
4 3 (3.90%) XenServer
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.30%) NFS
6 1 (1.30%) Samba
6 1 (1.30%) Squid
Systems Management
1 13 (16.88%) Nagios
2 12 (15.58%) Nessus
3 6 (7.79%) Puppet
4 2 (2.60%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.30%) OpenView
5 1 (1.30%) OPNET
5 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.30%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.30%) Ansible
5 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.30%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 22 (28.57%) VMware
2 20 (25.97%) Red Hat
3 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.69%) Oracle
5 5 (6.49%) Cisco
6 4 (5.19%) TOWER Software
6 4 (5.19%) Citrix
6 4 (5.19%) IBM
7 3 (3.90%) Coverity
7 3 (3.90%) Wind River
8 2 (2.60%) Perforce
9 1 (1.30%) Juniper
9 1 (1.30%) BMC
9 1 (1.30%) CA
9 1 (1.30%) Compuware
9 1 (1.30%) HP
9 1 (1.30%) EMC
9 1 (1.30%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.30%) NetScout
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Negotiable, Car, Flexible Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago