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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 39 55 55
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Permanent jobs citing Python 64 41 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.22% 3.61% 3.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.06% 7.55% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 49 41 32
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £38,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
636 543 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 51.88% 47.84% 51.48%
Number of salaries quoted 541 501 506
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,100 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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
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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 -17 22 £35,000 - 2
Torfaen +11 18 £35,000 -26.31%
Newport -5 13 £35,000 +9.37% 1
Bridgend - 11 £37,250 - 1
Python
Wales

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 79 (75.96%) Linux
2 71 (68.27%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (66.35%) Java
4 61 (58.65%) Perl
5 48 (46.15%) JavaScript
6 35 (33.65%) SQL
6 35 (33.65%) Bash Shell
6 35 (33.65%) REST
7 32 (30.77%) Subversion
8 31 (29.81%) Git (software)
9 30 (28.85%) C++
10 29 (27.88%) Web Services
11 26 (25.00%) C#
12 25 (24.04%) Scrum
12 25 (24.04%) Test Automation
12 25 (24.04%) Ruby
12 25 (24.04%) Software Engineering
13 24 (23.08%) Selenium
14 22 (21.15%) Jenkins
15 21 (20.19%) API Testing
16 20 (19.23%) Telecoms
16 20 (19.23%) PHP
16 20 (19.23%) Automation Testing
16 20 (19.23%) Big Data
17 19 (18.27%) MongoDB
17 19 (18.27%) Continuous Delivery
18 17 (16.35%) SDLC
18 17 (16.35%) C
18 17 (16.35%) UNIX
19 16 (15.38%) Windows

Python
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 6 (5.77%) Node.js
2 5 (4.81%) IIS
2 5 (4.81%) Apache
2 5 (4.81%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.92%) Documentum
3 2 (1.92%) nginx
3 2 (1.92%) JBoss
4 1 (0.96%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.46%) PaaS
2 13 (12.50%) SaaS
3 12 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (4.81%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.85%) GitHub
7 3 (2.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.96%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.58%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.65%) Firewall
3 7 (6.73%) HTTP
3 7 (6.73%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (5.77%) VLAN
5 4 (3.85%) tcpdump
5 4 (3.85%) SSL
5 4 (3.85%) RFID
6 3 (2.88%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.96%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.96%) SSH
7 1 (0.96%) SNMP
7 1 (0.96%) VoIP
7 1 (0.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.23%) Big Data
2 19 (18.27%) MongoDB
3 15 (14.42%) Data Mining
3 15 (14.42%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.69%) VoltDB
4 8 (7.69%) MySQL
5 6 (5.77%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.92%) Riak
7 2 (1.92%) Voldemort
7 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.92%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.96%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.96%) QlikView
8 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.96%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 32 (30.77%) Subversion
2 31 (29.81%) Git (software)
3 24 (23.08%) Selenium
4 22 (21.15%) Jenkins
5 15 (14.42%) Cucumber
6 10 (9.62%) JUnit
7 6 (5.77%) Visual Studio
8 5 (4.81%) Eclipse
8 5 (4.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (4.81%) Ant
9 4 (3.85%) Hudson
9 4 (3.85%) Mercurial
9 4 (3.85%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.88%) Maven
10 3 (2.88%) IntelliJ
10 3 (2.88%) JMeter
10 3 (2.88%) MSTest
10 3 (2.88%) Gradle
General
1 20 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 14 (13.46%) Advertising
2 14 (13.46%) Marketing
3 5 (4.81%) Finance
4 4 (3.85%) Welsh Language
4 4 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (27.88%) Developer
2 22 (21.15%) Software Engineer
3 16 (15.38%) Analyst
4 14 (13.46%) Test Analyst
5 10 (9.62%) Software Developer
5 10 (9.62%) Tester
5 10 (9.62%) Software Tester
6 9 (8.65%) Test Engineer
6 9 (8.65%) Automation Engineer
6 9 (8.65%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Java Developer
7 5 (4.81%) Database Developer
8 4 (3.85%) PHP Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Development Manager
8 4 (3.85%) Software Manager
8 4 (3.85%) Software Development Manager
9 3 (2.88%) NOC Engineer
9 3 (2.88%) AWS Developer
9 3 (2.88%) Application Security Engineer
9 3 (2.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (33.65%) REST
2 29 (27.88%) Web Services
3 13 (12.50%) HTML
4 12 (11.54%) CSS
5 11 (10.58%) .NET
6 5 (4.81%) SOAP
6 5 (4.81%) Ajax
6 5 (4.81%) JSON
6 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET
6 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (3.85%) HTML5
7 4 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 4 (3.85%) CSS3
7 4 (3.85%) STL
7 4 (3.85%) XML
8 3 (2.88%) Hibernate
8 3 (2.88%) Spring
8 3 (2.88%) J2EE
8 3 (2.88%) RESTful
8 3 (2.88%) Bottle
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) DTV
2 13 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 12 (11.54%) Digital Media
4 11 (10.58%) Client/Server
5 6 (5.77%) Algorithms
5 6 (5.77%) Public Cloud
6 5 (4.81%) User Experience
6 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.85%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.85%) Web 2.0
8 3 (2.88%) Life Science
9 2 (1.92%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.96%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 79 (75.96%) Linux
2 17 (16.35%) UNIX
3 16 (15.38%) Windows
4 7 (6.73%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.88%) CentOS
6 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.92%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.96%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.96%) Android
7 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (68.27%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (24.04%) Software Engineering
2 25 (24.04%) Scrum
2 25 (24.04%) Test Automation
3 21 (20.19%) API Testing
4 20 (19.23%) Automation Testing
5 19 (18.27%) Continuous Delivery
6 17 (16.35%) SDLC
7 16 (15.38%) Test Management
8 14 (13.46%) Mobile Marketing
8 14 (13.46%) E-Commerce
9 12 (11.54%) ETL
10 11 (10.58%) Product Management
10 11 (10.58%) Build Automation
11 10 (9.62%) OO
11 10 (9.62%) Regression Testing
11 10 (9.62%) TDD
12 9 (8.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 9 (8.65%) Automated Testing
12 9 (8.65%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 69 (66.35%) Java
2 61 (58.65%) Perl
3 48 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 35 (33.65%) SQL
4 35 (33.65%) Bash Shell
5 30 (28.85%) C++
6 26 (25.00%) C#
7 25 (24.04%) Ruby
8 20 (19.23%) PHP
9 17 (16.35%) C
10 15 (14.42%) Groovy
11 9 (8.65%) Shell Script
12 8 (7.69%) Erlang
13 5 (4.81%) Haskell
13 5 (4.81%) Lisp
14 4 (3.85%) Embedded C
14 4 (3.85%) Embedded C++
14 4 (3.85%) Go
14 4 (3.85%) Scala
15 2 (1.92%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 5 (4.81%) Degree
2 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) SLA
2 4 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.81%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (3.85%) Firmware
3 4 (3.85%) Snort
4 1 (0.96%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) Nagios
2 1 (0.96%) OPNET
2 1 (0.96%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.96%) Puppet
2 1 (0.96%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.96%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.96%) Ansible
2 1 (0.96%) logstash
2 1 (0.96%) Graphite
2 1 (0.96%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (7.69%) TOWER Software
2 7 (6.73%) VMware
3 5 (4.81%) Perforce
4 4 (3.85%) Facebook
4 4 (3.85%) Twitter
5 3 (2.88%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.88%) Google
5 3 (2.88%) Oracle
6 2 (1.92%) Cisco
6 2 (1.92%) EMC
6 2 (1.92%) Remedy
7 1 (0.96%) NetScout
7 1 (0.96%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.96%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.96%) F5
7 1 (0.96%) Tableau
7 1 (0.96%) Citrix
7 1 (0.96%) Juniper
7 1 (0.96%) BMC
7 1 (0.96%) CA
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago