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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 57 62 72
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Python 39 28 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.52% 2.41% 1.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.25% 4.74% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 39 28 10
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £42,000 £39,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
538 591 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 48.51% 50.77% 50.28%
Number of salaries quoted 493 543 402
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +4 25 £35,000 -16.66% 6
Newport +4 10 £32,000 -9.85%
Torfaen -4 3 £34,000 -10.52% 1
Python
Wales

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 43 (72.88%) Perl
2 40 (67.80%) Linux
3 23 (38.98%) VMware
4 22 (37.29%) Windows
5 21 (35.59%) TCP/IP
5 21 (35.59%) Firewall
6 20 (33.90%) Red Hat
6 20 (33.90%) CentOS
7 19 (32.20%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (32.20%) UNIX
8 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
8 18 (30.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (28.81%) Finance
10 16 (27.12%) HTTP
10 16 (27.12%) C++
10 16 (27.12%) Welsh Language
10 16 (27.12%) SaaS
11 15 (25.42%) Wireshark
11 15 (25.42%) C#
11 15 (25.42%) Apache
11 15 (25.42%) Debian
11 15 (25.42%) Nagios
12 14 (23.73%) Oracle
13 13 (22.03%) Java
14 12 (20.34%) Nessus
14 12 (20.34%) Nmap
14 12 (20.34%) tcpdump
15 11 (18.64%) Ruby
15 11 (18.64%) Incident Management
15 11 (18.64%) VLAN

Python
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 15 (25.42%) Apache
2 4 (6.78%) nginx
3 3 (5.08%) Confluence
3 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (27.12%) SaaS
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 21 (35.59%) TCP/IP
1 21 (35.59%) Firewall
2 16 (27.12%) HTTP
3 15 (25.42%) Wireshark
4 12 (20.34%) tcpdump
5 11 (18.64%) VLAN
5 11 (18.64%) SAN
6 5 (8.47%) iSCSI
6 5 (8.47%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (5.08%) DVB
8 2 (3.39%) LAN
8 2 (3.39%) WAN
9 1 (1.69%) LDAP
9 1 (1.69%) SSL
9 1 (1.69%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (1.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) MySQL
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.69%) OLAP
5 1 (1.69%) OLTP
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.17%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.78%) Selenium
3 4 (6.78%) JUnit
3 4 (6.78%) SoapUI
4 3 (5.08%) Fiddler
4 3 (5.08%) JIRA
General
1 17 (28.81%) Finance
2 16 (27.12%) Welsh Language
3 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.08%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Test Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Administrator
3 9 (15.25%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (13.56%) Automation Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Test Automation Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (13.56%) Software Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (11.86%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) UNIX Administrator
7 5 (8.47%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Graduate
9 3 (5.08%) UNIX Systems Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.08%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) XML
2 6 (10.17%) WPF
3 3 (5.08%) HTML
4 1 (1.69%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.17%) DTV
2 6 (10.17%) GIS
2 6 (10.17%) Clustering
3 3 (5.08%) STB
3 3 (5.08%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (67.80%) Linux
2 22 (37.29%) Windows
3 20 (33.90%) CentOS
4 19 (32.20%) UNIX
5 18 (30.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (25.42%) Debian
7 11 (18.64%) AIX
8 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) Incident Management
2 9 (15.25%) ITIL
3 8 (13.56%) Test Automation
4 7 (11.86%) Product Management
4 7 (11.86%) BDD
4 7 (11.86%) Scrum
4 7 (11.86%) TDD
5 6 (10.17%) Regression Testing
6 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.47%) DevOps
7 4 (6.78%) Software Testing
8 3 (5.08%) Test Management
8 3 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.08%) OO
8 3 (5.08%) Network Design
8 3 (5.08%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (5.08%) Static Code Analysis
8 3 (5.08%) Bug Management
8 3 (5.08%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 43 (72.88%) Perl
2 16 (27.12%) C++
3 15 (25.42%) C#
4 13 (22.03%) Java
5 11 (18.64%) SQL
5 11 (18.64%) Ruby
6 10 (16.95%) Korn
6 10 (16.95%) Bash Shell
7 9 (15.25%) Groovy
8 6 (10.17%) PL/SQL
8 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
8 6 (10.17%) C
9 3 (5.08%) PHP
10 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (32.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (20.34%) Nmap
3 8 (13.56%) Xen
4 3 (5.08%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.08%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (5.08%) XenServer
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (25.42%) Nagios
2 12 (20.34%) Nessus
3 6 (10.17%) Puppet
4 2 (3.39%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (38.98%) VMware
2 20 (33.90%) Red Hat
3 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
4 14 (23.73%) Oracle
5 10 (16.95%) IBM
6 7 (11.86%) Cisco
7 6 (10.17%) Sybase
8 5 (8.47%) JBoss
9 3 (5.08%) HP
9 3 (5.08%) Citrix
9 3 (5.08%) Coverity
9 3 (5.08%) Wind River
10 1 (1.69%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.69%) Google
10 1 (1.69%) TOWER Software
10 1 (1.69%) Perforce
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