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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 36 77 79
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +2
Permanent jobs citing Python 58 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.96% 1.89% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.49% 4.27% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 46 20 8
Average salary £37,000 £34,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.24% -25.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,450 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,600 £50,550
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +3.89%
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
553 468 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 47.26% 44.32% 56.42%
Number of salaries quoted 493 424 550
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
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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 +18 23 £35,000 - 3
Torfaen -7 11 £47,500 +69.64%
Newport -7 10 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Bridgend - 7 £36,000 -
Glamorgan - 1 £27,500 -
Python
Wales

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 57 (72.15%) Linux
2 50 (63.29%) Perl
3 49 (62.03%) Java
4 45 (56.96%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (45.57%) JavaScript
6 27 (34.18%) SQL
7 26 (32.91%) C++
8 22 (27.85%) Bash Shell
9 19 (24.05%) REST
9 19 (24.05%) C#
9 19 (24.05%) PHP
10 18 (22.78%) Ruby
11 16 (20.25%) Subversion
11 16 (20.25%) Scrum
12 15 (18.99%) Windows
12 15 (18.99%) Git (software)
13 14 (17.72%) Test Automation
13 14 (17.72%) Software Engineering
13 14 (17.72%) Big Data
13 14 (17.72%) Jenkins
14 13 (16.46%) MongoDB
14 13 (16.46%) C
15 12 (15.19%) .NET
15 12 (15.19%) Web Services
15 12 (15.19%) UNIX
15 12 (15.19%) SaaS
15 12 (15.19%) Automation Testing
16 11 (13.92%) Mobile Marketing
16 11 (13.92%) PaaS
16 11 (13.92%) NoSQL

Python
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (10.13%) Apache
1 8 (10.13%) IIS
2 5 (6.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.80%) Node.js
4 2 (2.53%) JBoss
4 2 (2.53%) Documentum
5 1 (1.27%) Confluence
5 1 (1.27%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.19%) SaaS
2 11 (13.92%) PaaS
3 7 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.06%) GitHub
4 4 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.27%) Route 53
7 1 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.92%) Firewall
2 10 (12.66%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.59%) SSL
3 6 (7.59%) HTTP
3 6 (7.59%) VLAN
4 5 (6.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (5.06%) RFID
6 3 (3.80%) tcpdump
6 3 (3.80%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.53%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.27%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.27%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (1.27%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.27%) SNMP
8 1 (1.27%) DNS
8 1 (1.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) Big Data
2 13 (16.46%) MongoDB
3 11 (13.92%) NoSQL
3 11 (13.92%) Data Mining
4 8 (10.13%) VoltDB
5 7 (8.86%) MySQL
6 3 (3.80%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (3.80%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.53%) SQLPlus
7 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (20.25%) Subversion
2 15 (18.99%) Git (software)
3 14 (17.72%) Jenkins
4 11 (13.92%) Selenium
5 10 (12.66%) Cucumber
6 9 (11.39%) JUnit
7 6 (7.59%) Visual Studio
8 4 (5.06%) Eclipse
8 4 (5.06%) Ant
9 3 (3.80%) Mercurial
10 2 (2.53%) IntelliJ
10 2 (2.53%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.53%) Maven
10 2 (2.53%) Gradle
10 2 (2.53%) Hudson
11 1 (1.27%) JIRA
11 1 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 11 (13.92%) Marketing
1 11 (13.92%) Advertising
2 9 (11.39%) Telecoms
2 9 (11.39%) Finance
3 8 (10.13%) Welsh Language
4 5 (6.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (32.91%) Developer
2 13 (16.46%) Software Engineer
3 8 (10.13%) Software Developer
4 7 (8.86%) Test Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Tester
6 5 (6.33%) Database Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Software Tester
6 5 (6.33%) Security Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Application Security Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (5.06%) Software Development Manager
7 4 (5.06%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.06%) Development Manager
7 4 (5.06%) Administrator
7 4 (5.06%) Software Manager
7 4 (5.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.05%) REST
2 12 (15.19%) .NET
2 12 (15.19%) Web Services
3 10 (12.66%) HTML
4 9 (11.39%) CSS
5 5 (6.33%) XML
5 5 (6.33%) PCRE
6 4 (5.06%) STL
6 4 (5.06%) JSON
6 4 (5.06%) Ajax
6 4 (5.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.80%) HTML5
7 3 (3.80%) CSS3
7 3 (3.80%) SOAP
7 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.53%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.53%) J2EE
8 2 (2.53%) RESTful
8 2 (2.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Client/Server
2 9 (11.39%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.39%) DTV
3 5 (6.33%) User Experience
4 4 (5.06%) Public Cloud
4 4 (5.06%) Web 2.0
5 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.53%) Life Science
6 2 (2.53%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.27%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 57 (72.15%) Linux
2 15 (18.99%) Windows
3 12 (15.19%) UNIX
4 8 (10.13%) CentOS
5 6 (7.59%) Mac OS
5 6 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.80%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.53%) Debian
7 2 (2.53%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.27%) Android
8 1 (1.27%) AIX
8 1 (1.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (56.96%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.25%) Scrum
3 14 (17.72%) Test Automation
3 14 (17.72%) Software Engineering
4 12 (15.19%) Automation Testing
5 11 (13.92%) Mobile Marketing
5 11 (13.92%) E-Commerce
6 10 (12.66%) TDD
6 10 (12.66%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (11.39%) Build Automation
7 9 (11.39%) ETL
7 9 (11.39%) Regression Testing
8 8 (10.13%) OO
8 8 (10.13%) Test Management
8 8 (10.13%) BDD
9 7 (8.86%) Product Management
10 6 (7.59%) MVC
10 6 (7.59%) ITIL
10 6 (7.59%) OOP
11 5 (6.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (63.29%) Perl
2 49 (62.03%) Java
3 36 (45.57%) JavaScript
4 27 (34.18%) SQL
5 26 (32.91%) C++
6 22 (27.85%) Bash Shell
7 19 (24.05%) C#
7 19 (24.05%) PHP
8 18 (22.78%) Ruby
9 13 (16.46%) C
10 9 (11.39%) Groovy
10 9 (11.39%) Shell Script
11 5 (6.33%) Embedded C++
12 4 (5.06%) Embedded C
12 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
13 3 (3.80%) Go
13 3 (3.80%) Erlang
14 2 (2.53%) Korn
14 2 (2.53%) Scala
15 1 (1.27%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) ISEB
2 1 (1.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) SLA
2 5 (6.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.06%) Firmware
3 3 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.53%) iptables
5 1 (1.27%) Squid
5 1 (1.27%) Xen
5 1 (1.27%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) Nagios
2 4 (5.06%) Puppet
3 3 (3.80%) Zenoss
3 3 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.53%) Nmap
4 2 (2.53%) Nessus
4 2 (2.53%) Ansible
5 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.27%) Graphite
5 1 (1.27%) logstash
5 1 (1.27%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 10 (12.66%) Red Hat
2 7 (8.86%) VMware
3 6 (7.59%) TOWER Software
4 3 (3.80%) Facebook
4 3 (3.80%) Twitter
4 3 (3.80%) Google
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle
5 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.53%) Remedy
5 2 (2.53%) EMC
6 1 (1.27%) BMC
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco
6 1 (1.27%) IBM
6 1 (1.27%) HP
6 1 (1.27%) Perforce
Newport, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum, Benefits Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Cardiff University
Salary: From £31,342 to £37,394 per annum
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Salary: £39,685 - £45,954 per annum (Grade 7), plus attractive defined-benefits pension and 37 days per annum holiday entitlement.
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