The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 51 52 61
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Python 38 33 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.41% 3.02% 1.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.20% 5.80% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 38 32 12
Average salary £33,750 £37,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
528 569 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 47.40% 52.11% 52.79%
Number of salaries quoted 488 518 399
Average salary £33,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.49% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Python
Wales

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 0 26 £35,000 -16.66% 4
Newport -4 8 £32,000 -14.66% 2
Torfaen -7 1 £47,500 +25.00%
Python
Wales

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 36 (78.26%) Perl
2 32 (69.57%) Linux
3 20 (43.48%) VMware
4 17 (36.96%) Firewall
4 17 (36.96%) Windows
5 16 (34.78%) TCP/IP
5 16 (34.78%) Red Hat
5 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (34.78%) CentOS
6 15 (32.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (32.61%) UNIX
7 14 (30.43%) Apache
7 14 (30.43%) Oracle
7 14 (30.43%) Nagios
7 14 (30.43%) Debian
8 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
9 12 (26.09%) Finance
9 12 (26.09%) Java
9 12 (26.09%) Welsh Language
9 12 (26.09%) SaaS
9 12 (26.09%) Wireshark
10 11 (23.91%) Nessus
10 11 (23.91%) Nmap
10 11 (23.91%) tcpdump
10 11 (23.91%) C#
10 11 (23.91%) HTTP
10 11 (23.91%) AIX
10 11 (23.91%) SAN
11 10 (21.74%) IBM
11 10 (21.74%) SQL

Python
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (30.43%) Apache
2 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.52%) nginx
3 1 (2.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.96%) Firewall
2 16 (34.78%) TCP/IP
3 12 (26.09%) Wireshark
4 11 (23.91%) SAN
4 11 (23.91%) tcpdump
4 11 (23.91%) HTTP
5 8 (17.39%) VLAN
6 5 (10.87%) iSCSI
6 5 (10.87%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (6.52%) DVB
8 2 (4.35%) LAN
8 2 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) MySQL
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.17%) OLAP
5 1 (2.17%) OLTP
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.70%) SoapUI
2 4 (8.70%) JUnit
2 4 (8.70%) Selenium
3 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.17%) JIRA
4 1 (2.17%) Fiddler
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
1 12 (26.09%) Welsh Language
2 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Test Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Administrator
2 8 (17.39%) Automation Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Test Automation Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 7 (15.22%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (15.22%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (15.22%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.70%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) XML
2 3 (6.52%) WPF
3 1 (2.17%) Django
3 1 (2.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.04%) Clustering
3 4 (8.70%) DTV
4 3 (6.52%) GIS
4 3 (6.52%) STB
4 3 (6.52%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (69.57%) Linux
2 17 (36.96%) Windows
3 16 (34.78%) CentOS
4 15 (32.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (32.61%) UNIX
5 14 (30.43%) Debian
6 11 (23.91%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Incident Management
1 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
2 7 (15.22%) ITIL
3 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.70%) Software Testing
4 4 (8.70%) DevOps
5 3 (6.52%) Static Code Analysis
5 3 (6.52%) Cyber Security
5 3 (6.52%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (6.52%) Product Management
5 3 (6.52%) Network Design
5 3 (6.52%) OO
6 2 (4.35%) Scrum
6 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.35%) TDD
6 2 (4.35%) BDD
6 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.17%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (78.26%) Perl
2 12 (26.09%) Java
3 11 (23.91%) C#
4 10 (21.74%) SQL
5 9 (19.57%) Groovy
6 8 (17.39%) C++
7 6 (13.04%) PL/SQL
7 6 (13.04%) Bash Shell
7 6 (13.04%) Korn
8 5 (10.87%) Ruby
9 4 (8.70%) C
9 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
System Software
1 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (23.91%) Nmap
3 8 (17.39%) Xen
4 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.52%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (6.52%) XenServer
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (30.43%) Nagios
2 11 (23.91%) Nessus
3 5 (10.87%) Puppet
4 2 (4.35%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) VMware
2 16 (34.78%) Red Hat
3 14 (30.43%) Oracle
4 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
5 10 (21.74%) IBM
6 6 (13.04%) Sybase
7 5 (10.87%) JBoss
7 5 (10.87%) Cisco
8 3 (6.52%) HP
8 3 (6.52%) Citrix
8 3 (6.52%) Coverity
8 3 (6.52%) Wind River
9 1 (2.17%) Perforce
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