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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 72 78 81
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Python 30 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.59% 1.85% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.38% 3.43% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 29 21 3
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -25.53%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
558 641 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 48.19% 53.82% 50.85%
Number of salaries quoted 468 568 399
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 0 18 £40,000 +23.07% 11
Newport +11 11 £35,000 +2.94% 5
Torfaen +4 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Python
Wales

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 65 (73.86%) Java
2 64 (72.73%) Linux
3 53 (60.23%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 40 (45.45%) Perl
6 37 (42.05%) Unix
7 35 (39.77%) C++
8 32 (36.36%) Scrum
8 32 (36.36%) Bash Shell
9 25 (28.41%) REST
10 22 (25.00%) TDD
11 21 (23.86%) SQL
11 21 (23.86%) Jenkins
11 21 (23.86%) SDLC
12 20 (22.73%) TCP/IP
12 20 (22.73%) DTV
13 19 (21.59%) HTTP
13 19 (21.59%) HTML
13 19 (21.59%) Test Management
14 18 (20.45%) Git (software)
14 18 (20.45%) C
15 17 (19.32%) Apache
15 17 (19.32%) Web Services
15 17 (19.32%) Subversion
15 17 (19.32%) Continuous Delivery
16 16 (18.18%) API Testing
16 16 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
16 16 (18.18%) Digital Media
16 16 (18.18%) Functional Programming
17 15 (17.05%) MongoDB

Python
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 17 (19.32%) Apache
2 14 (15.91%) Tomcat
3 10 (11.36%) Node.js
4 4 (4.55%) Confluence
5 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.41%) JBoss
5 3 (3.41%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.41%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.41%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.27%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.14%) Drupal
7 1 (1.14%) nginx
7 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.14%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) SPSS
3 1 (1.14%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.68%) GitHub
3 4 (4.55%) SaaS
4 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.14%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (1.14%) Dropbox
5 1 (1.14%) Google Apps
5 1 (1.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.73%) TCP/IP
2 19 (21.59%) HTTP
3 13 (14.77%) tcpdump
4 6 (6.82%) Firewall
5 5 (5.68%) SAN
6 4 (4.55%) DNS
7 3 (3.41%) DHCP
7 3 (3.41%) VLAN
8 1 (1.14%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (1.14%) Internet
8 1 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.14%) IPsec
8 1 (1.14%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.14%) LDAP
8 1 (1.14%) MPLS
8 1 (1.14%) SSL
8 1 (1.14%) VoIP
8 1 (1.14%) VPN
8 1 (1.14%) WAN
8 1 (1.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.05%) MongoDB
2 14 (15.91%) MySQL
3 13 (14.77%) Big Data
4 9 (10.23%) Amazon Redshift
5 7 (7.95%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (7.95%) SQL Server
6 6 (6.82%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (5.68%) NoSQL
7 5 (5.68%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.41%) Data Mining
8 3 (3.41%) DB2
8 3 (3.41%) Hadoop
8 3 (3.41%) Neo4j
9 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (2.27%) Riak
9 2 (2.27%) Voldemort
10 1 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 21 (23.86%) Jenkins
2 18 (20.45%) Git (software)
3 17 (19.32%) Subversion
4 14 (15.91%) Ant
4 14 (15.91%) Maven
5 13 (14.77%) Eclipse
5 13 (14.77%) Gradle
5 13 (14.77%) IntelliJ
6 6 (6.82%) Cucumber
7 5 (5.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (4.55%) FitNesse
8 4 (4.55%) JIRA
8 4 (4.55%) JUnit
8 4 (4.55%) TestLink
8 4 (4.55%) VersionOne
9 2 (2.27%) Selenium
9 2 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (1.14%) GitLab
10 1 (1.14%) JMeter
10 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (17.05%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.09%) Games
3 5 (5.68%) Finance
4 3 (3.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.14%) Advertising
5 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (27.27%) Developer
2 20 (22.73%) Test Engineer
3 17 (19.32%) Automation Engineer
4 16 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
5 13 (14.77%) Software Engineer
6 11 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 11 (12.50%) Security Engineer
6 11 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 10 (11.36%) Java Engineer
8 8 (9.09%) Senior Java Engineer
9 7 (7.95%) J2EE Developer
9 7 (7.95%) Java Developer
9 7 (7.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 7 (7.95%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (4.55%) Analyst
11 4 (4.55%) Consultant
11 4 (4.55%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 4 (4.55%) Objective-C Engineer
11 4 (4.55%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.41%) REST
2 19 (21.59%) HTML
3 17 (19.32%) Web Services
4 14 (15.91%) CSS
5 13 (14.77%) Hibernate
5 13 (14.77%) J2EE
5 13 (14.77%) RESTful
5 13 (14.77%) Spring
6 7 (7.95%) LAPP Stack
7 6 (6.82%) Ext JS
7 6 (6.82%) Spring Security
7 6 (6.82%) Velocity
8 4 (4.55%) HTML5
9 3 (3.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (3.41%) STL
9 3 (3.41%) WSH
10 2 (2.27%) JSON
10 2 (2.27%) Lucene
11 1 (1.14%) Ajax
11 1 (1.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.73%) DTV
2 16 (18.18%) Digital Media
3 14 (15.91%) Computer Science
4 12 (13.64%) User Experience
5 10 (11.36%) Grid Computing
6 5 (5.68%) Clustering
7 4 (4.55%) Client/Server
8 3 (3.41%) AS400
8 3 (3.41%) Replication
9 2 (2.27%) Algorithms
9 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.27%) Data Structures
9 2 (2.27%) Public Cloud
10 1 (1.14%) Blog
10 1 (1.14%) Data Integration
10 1 (1.14%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (1.14%) Social Media
10 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
10 1 (1.14%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 64 (72.73%) Linux
2 37 (42.05%) Unix
3 9 (10.23%) Windows
4 8 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.68%) CentOS
6 4 (4.55%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.41%) OS/400
7 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.14%) AIX
8 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (60.23%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (36.36%) Scrum
3 22 (25.00%) TDD
4 21 (23.86%) SDLC
5 19 (21.59%) Test Management
6 17 (19.32%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (18.18%) API Testing
7 16 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
7 16 (18.18%) Functional Programming
8 15 (17.05%) Automation Testing
8 15 (17.05%) Software Engineering
9 13 (14.77%) BDD
10 12 (13.64%) Data Analysis
10 12 (13.64%) ETL
10 12 (13.64%) Online Security
11 11 (12.50%) Machine Learning
12 10 (11.36%) DevOps
13 9 (10.23%) OOP
14 8 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (7.95%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 65 (73.86%) Java
2 48 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 40 (45.45%) Perl
4 35 (39.77%) C++
5 32 (36.36%) Bash Shell
6 21 (23.86%) SQL
7 18 (20.45%) C
8 15 (17.05%) Erlang
8 15 (17.05%) Haskell
8 15 (17.05%) Lisp
9 14 (15.91%) C#
10 12 (13.64%) Ruby
10 12 (13.64%) Scala
11 10 (11.36%) PHP
12 5 (5.68%) PowerShell
12 5 (5.68%) Shell Script
13 4 (4.55%) Objective-C
14 2 (2.27%) Clojure
14 2 (2.27%) SystemTap
14 2 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (3.41%) VCP5
1 3 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (1.14%) CCNP
3 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) QA
System Software
1 13 (14.77%) Snort
2 7 (7.95%) Docker
3 4 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.41%) DFS Replication
5 2 (2.27%) Postfix
5 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.14%) Ceph
6 1 (1.14%) GlusterFS
6 1 (1.14%) iptables
6 1 (1.14%) LXC
6 1 (1.14%) NFS
6 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Nagios
1 2 (2.27%) Rundeck
2 1 (1.14%) Ansible
2 1 (1.14%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (1.14%) CFEngine
2 1 (1.14%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.14%) OpenView
2 1 (1.14%) OPNET
2 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.14%) Puppet
2 1 (1.14%) Salt
2 1 (1.14%) SELinux
2 1 (1.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (13.64%) Oracle
2 9 (10.23%) Red Hat
2 9 (10.23%) TOWER Software
3 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.95%) VMware
4 5 (5.68%) Perforce
5 3 (3.41%) IBM
5 3 (3.41%) Splunk
6 2 (2.27%) Cisco
6 2 (2.27%) Juniper
6 2 (2.27%) Tableau
7 1 (1.14%) BMC
7 1 (1.14%) Brocade
7 1 (1.14%) CA
7 1 (1.14%) Citrix
7 1 (1.14%) Compuware
7 1 (1.14%) Google
7 1 (1.14%) HP
7 1 (1.14%) NetScout
7 1 (1.14%) Riverbed
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum, Benefits Plus Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum c.£35K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 50000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 40000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Dwr Cymru Welsh Water
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 Per Annum To £32K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum To £35K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £4000 bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Office for National Statistics
Salary: From £31,150 to £38,100 per annum Plus MRP
Posted: 7 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Office for National Statistics
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago