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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 76 78 79
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Python 23 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.95% 1.09% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.59% 1.93% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 22 5 5
Average salary £35,000 £47,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.53% +30.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £47,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £49,400 £46,500
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
641 517 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 54.23% 56.50% 58.96%
Number of salaries quoted 590 462 483
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +1 12 £32,500 - 1
Torfaen -5 5 £45,000 -4.25%
Newport -5 1 £34,000 -27.65%
Glamorgan - 1 £27,500 -
Python
Wales

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 35 (58.33%) Perl
2 31 (51.67%) Linux
3 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (41.67%) Java
5 23 (38.33%) JavaScript
5 23 (38.33%) C++
6 21 (35.00%) PHP
7 20 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 20 (33.33%) Scrum
7 20 (33.33%) Red Hat
8 19 (31.67%) Ruby
9 18 (30.00%) CentOS
9 18 (30.00%) BDD
9 18 (30.00%) TDD
10 17 (28.33%) UNIX
10 17 (28.33%) Bash Shell
11 16 (26.67%) HTTP
12 14 (23.33%) OOP
12 14 (23.33%) SQL
12 14 (23.33%) HTML
13 13 (21.67%) Degree
14 12 (20.00%) Computer Science
14 12 (20.00%) Wireshark
14 12 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (20.00%) Regression Testing
14 12 (20.00%) MySQL
15 11 (18.33%) C#
15 11 (18.33%) Windows
15 11 (18.33%) E-Commerce
15 11 (18.33%) Advertising

Python
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 9 (15.00%) Apache
2 8 (13.33%) Confluence
3 3 (5.00%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) JBoss
4 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.67%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.67%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.00%) PaaS
2 8 (13.33%) SaaS
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 16 (26.67%) HTTP
3 12 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 9 (15.00%) Firewall
5 6 (10.00%) VLAN
6 5 (8.33%) tcpdump
7 4 (6.67%) Internet
8 3 (5.00%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (5.00%) DNS
8 3 (5.00%) SSL
8 3 (5.00%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (5.00%) Kerberos
9 2 (3.33%) SSH
10 1 (1.67%) NAS
10 1 (1.67%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.67%) SNMP
10 1 (1.67%) VPN
10 1 (1.67%) LDAP
10 1 (1.67%) LAN
10 1 (1.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) MySQL
2 10 (16.67%) Big Data
3 4 (6.67%) Data Mining
3 4 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.33%) MS Access
4 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.67%) Informix
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Jenkins
2 9 (15.00%) JIRA
3 7 (11.67%) TestLink
4 6 (10.00%) Fiddler
5 5 (8.33%) JUnit
5 5 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.00%) Selenium
7 1 (1.67%) JMeter
7 1 (1.67%) Mocha
7 1 (1.67%) PhantomJS
7 1 (1.67%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (18.33%) Advertising
1 11 (18.33%) Marketing
2 9 (15.00%) Finance
3 8 (13.33%) Welsh Language
4 2 (3.33%) Games
4 2 (3.33%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Developer
2 12 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Administrator
4 8 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (11.67%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (11.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
7 5 (8.33%) Technical Leader
8 4 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Security Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.33%) HTML
2 10 (16.67%) XML
3 9 (15.00%) CSS
4 7 (11.67%) HTML5
5 5 (8.33%) .NET
6 4 (6.67%) Web Services
7 3 (5.00%) REST
7 3 (5.00%) SOAP
8 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.33%) OpenGL
8 2 (3.33%) WPF
9 1 (1.67%) DOM
9 1 (1.67%) LAMP
9 1 (1.67%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.33%) DTV
3 5 (8.33%) Statistics
3 5 (8.33%) Visualisation
4 4 (6.67%) User Experience
4 4 (6.67%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.33%) GIS
5 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.67%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.67%) Clustering
6 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 31 (51.67%) Linux
2 18 (30.00%) CentOS
3 17 (28.33%) UNIX
4 12 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (18.33%) Windows
6 4 (6.67%) Debian
6 4 (6.67%) Ubuntu
7 3 (5.00%) Android
8 1 (1.67%) SUSE
8 1 (1.67%) AIX
8 1 (1.67%) HPUX
8 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.33%) Scrum
3 18 (30.00%) BDD
3 18 (30.00%) TDD
4 14 (23.33%) OOP
5 12 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 11 (18.33%) E-Commerce
6 11 (18.33%) Mobile Marketing
7 10 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (15.00%) OO
8 9 (15.00%) DevOps
9 8 (13.33%) Bug Management
9 8 (13.33%) Product Management
10 7 (11.67%) Test Management
11 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
12 5 (8.33%) Incident Management
12 5 (8.33%) Time Management
13 4 (6.67%) Manual Testing
14 3 (5.00%) Test Scripting
14 3 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (58.33%) Perl
2 25 (41.67%) Java
3 23 (38.33%) JavaScript
3 23 (38.33%) C++
4 21 (35.00%) PHP
5 19 (31.67%) Ruby
6 17 (28.33%) Bash Shell
7 14 (23.33%) SQL
8 11 (18.33%) C#
8 11 (18.33%) Korn
9 9 (15.00%) C
10 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
11 4 (6.67%) Groovy
12 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
13 2 (3.33%) VB
13 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
14 1 (1.67%) Embedded C++
14 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) ISEB
3 2 (3.33%) RHCE
4 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.67%) Nmap
3 3 (5.00%) Squid
3 3 (5.00%) Xen
4 1 (1.67%) NFS
4 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) Nagios
2 5 (8.33%) Puppet
3 4 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.67%) Nessus
4 3 (5.00%) Zenoss
5 2 (3.33%) Ansible
6 1 (1.67%) OpenView
6 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.67%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.67%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.67%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.67%) OPNET
Vendors
1 20 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 10 (16.67%) VMware
3 7 (11.67%) TOWER Software
4 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.00%) IBM
6 2 (3.33%) BMC
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco
6 2 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (1.67%) EMC
7 1 (1.67%) Citrix
7 1 (1.67%) Juniper
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle
7 1 (1.67%) Compuware
7 1 (1.67%) Google
7 1 (1.67%) NetScout
7 1 (1.67%) Zend
7 1 (1.67%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.67%) F5
7 1 (1.67%) Rackspace
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Penarth, South Glamorgan
ThinkProductivity
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 6 days ago