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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 69 80 86
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Permanent jobs citing Python 27 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.25% 0.76% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 1.67% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 4
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £36,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £50,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
594 420 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 49.54% 45.70% 58.38%
Number of salaries quoted 514 364 497
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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
(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 - 15 £35,000 - 2
Bridgend - 3 £31,250 -
Torfaen -16 2 £47,500 +69.64% 1
Newport -13 1 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Glamorgan - 1 £27,500 -
Python
Wales

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 36 (61.02%) Perl
2 34 (57.63%) Linux
3 30 (50.85%) Java
3 30 (50.85%) JavaScript
4 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (37.29%) PHP
6 19 (32.20%) SQL
7 17 (28.81%) C++
8 16 (27.12%) Red Hat
9 15 (25.42%) HTML
10 14 (23.73%) TCP/IP
10 14 (23.73%) Ruby
11 13 (22.03%) C#
11 13 (22.03%) UNIX
11 13 (22.03%) Scrum
12 12 (20.34%) Windows
12 12 (20.34%) CSS
12 12 (20.34%) CentOS
12 12 (20.34%) Bash Shell
13 11 (18.64%) BDD
13 11 (18.64%) PaaS
13 11 (18.64%) Big Data
13 11 (18.64%) Mobile Marketing
13 11 (18.64%) Computer Science
13 11 (18.64%) TDD
13 11 (18.64%) Marketing
13 11 (18.64%) E-Commerce
13 11 (18.64%) Firewall
13 11 (18.64%) Advertising
14 10 (16.95%) Finance

Python
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (13.56%) Apache
2 4 (6.78%) IIS
2 4 (6.78%) Confluence
3 3 (5.08%) JBoss
3 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.39%) Documentum
5 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.69%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.64%) PaaS
2 9 (15.25%) SaaS
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) TCP/IP
2 11 (18.64%) Firewall
3 10 (16.95%) HTTP
4 7 (11.86%) Wireshark
5 6 (10.17%) VLAN
6 5 (8.47%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (8.47%) SSL
7 4 (6.78%) RFID
7 4 (6.78%) tcpdump
8 3 (5.08%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (5.08%) Kerberos
8 3 (5.08%) DNS
9 2 (3.39%) Internet
10 1 (1.69%) Wireless
10 1 (1.69%) SSH
10 1 (1.69%) Network Security
10 1 (1.69%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.69%) SNMP
10 1 (1.69%) LAN
10 1 (1.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) Big Data
2 8 (13.56%) MySQL
3 6 (10.17%) Data Mining
4 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.39%) VoltDB
6 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.39%) SQLPlus
6 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.39%) MS Access
6 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.69%) Informix
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Jenkins
2 8 (13.56%) Cucumber
2 8 (13.56%) JUnit
3 6 (10.17%) Selenium
4 5 (8.47%) JIRA
5 3 (5.08%) Subversion
5 3 (5.08%) TestLink
6 2 (3.39%) Ant
6 2 (3.39%) Fiddler
6 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.69%) JMeter
7 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.69%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.69%) Mocha
7 1 (1.69%) PhantomJS
7 1 (1.69%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (18.64%) Advertising
1 11 (18.64%) Marketing
2 10 (16.95%) Finance
3 9 (15.25%) Welsh Language
4 5 (8.47%) Electronics
5 2 (3.39%) Games
6 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Developer
2 9 (15.25%) Software Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (11.86%) Administrator
3 7 (11.86%) Test Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 7 (11.86%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (10.17%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Software Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Development Manager
6 4 (6.78%) UNIX Administrator
6 4 (6.78%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.78%) Software Development Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.08%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Tester
8 2 (3.39%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.42%) HTML
2 12 (20.34%) CSS
3 10 (16.95%) .NET
4 9 (15.25%) XML
5 6 (10.17%) HTML5
6 5 (8.47%) REST
7 4 (6.78%) Web Services
7 4 (6.78%) Ajax
8 3 (5.08%) SOAP
9 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.69%) STL
10 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.69%) JSON
10 1 (1.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 1 (1.69%) CSS3
10 1 (1.69%) DOM
10 1 (1.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.86%) Client/Server
3 5 (8.47%) DTV
3 5 (8.47%) User Experience
4 4 (6.78%) Web 2.0
5 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.39%) Visualisation
6 2 (3.39%) Statistics
7 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.69%) Clustering
7 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (57.63%) Linux
2 13 (22.03%) UNIX
3 12 (20.34%) Windows
3 12 (20.34%) CentOS
4 9 (15.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (8.47%) Mac OS
6 4 (6.78%) Android
7 3 (5.08%) Debian
7 3 (5.08%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.69%) SUSE
9 1 (1.69%) AIX
9 1 (1.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.03%) Scrum
3 11 (18.64%) E-Commerce
3 11 (18.64%) TDD
3 11 (18.64%) BDD
3 11 (18.64%) Mobile Marketing
4 10 (16.95%) OOP
5 9 (15.25%) OO
5 9 (15.25%) Regression Testing
6 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
7 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.17%) Product Management
8 5 (8.47%) Build Automation
8 5 (8.47%) Automation Testing
8 5 (8.47%) DevOps
8 5 (8.47%) OWASP
9 4 (6.78%) Test Management
9 4 (6.78%) Manual Testing
9 4 (6.78%) Incident Management
9 4 (6.78%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 36 (61.02%) Perl
2 30 (50.85%) Java
2 30 (50.85%) JavaScript
3 22 (37.29%) PHP
4 19 (32.20%) SQL
5 17 (28.81%) C++
6 14 (23.73%) Ruby
7 13 (22.03%) C#
8 12 (20.34%) Bash Shell
9 10 (16.95%) C
10 7 (11.86%) Groovy
11 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
11 5 (8.47%) Korn
11 5 (8.47%) Embedded C++
12 4 (6.78%) Embedded C
13 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
14 2 (3.39%) VB
14 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
15 1 (1.69%) VBScript
15 1 (1.69%) Golang
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) ISEB
3 2 (3.39%) RHCE
4 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) QA
2 7 (11.86%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.78%) iptables
2 4 (6.78%) Firmware
3 3 (5.08%) Squid
3 3 (5.08%) Xen
4 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.69%) Samba
4 1 (1.69%) NFS
4 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) Nagios
2 4 (6.78%) Puppet
3 3 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.08%) Zenoss
3 3 (5.08%) Nessus
3 3 (5.08%) Nmap
4 1 (1.69%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.69%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.69%) OPNET
4 1 (1.69%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.69%) Ansible
4 1 (1.69%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Red Hat
2 9 (15.25%) VMware
3 6 (10.17%) TOWER Software
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle
4 3 (5.08%) IBM
4 3 (5.08%) EMC
5 2 (3.39%) BMC
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco
5 2 (3.39%) Remedy
5 2 (3.39%) HP
6 1 (1.69%) Perforce
6 1 (1.69%) Compuware
6 1 (1.69%) CA
6 1 (1.69%) Citrix
6 1 (1.69%) Juniper
6 1 (1.69%) Google
6 1 (1.69%) NetScout
6 1 (1.69%) Zend
6 1 (1.69%) Riverbed
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