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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 49 84 80
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -4
Permanent jobs citing Python 36 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.41% 1.08% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.94% 1.89% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 30 10 8
Average salary £34,000 £34,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £51,250 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
519 687 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 49.19% 56.82% 45.67%
Number of salaries quoted 456 630 414
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +13 22 £32,500 -13.90%
Newport +9 7 £34,000 -1.44% 1
Torfaen - 6 £34,000 - 1
Python
Wales

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 44 (68.75%) Perl
2 38 (59.38%) Linux
3 22 (34.38%) CentOS
4 21 (32.81%) C++
4 21 (32.81%) VMware
5 20 (31.25%) HTTP
6 19 (29.69%) TCP/IP
7 18 (28.13%) Windows
7 18 (28.13%) Finance
8 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (26.56%) Wireshark
8 17 (26.56%) Welsh Language
8 17 (26.56%) Java
8 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (26.56%) SaaS
9 16 (25.00%) C#
9 16 (25.00%) Ruby
10 15 (23.44%) Debian
10 15 (23.44%) UNIX
10 15 (23.44%) Red Hat
10 15 (23.44%) Firewall
11 14 (21.88%) MySQL
11 14 (21.88%) Computer Science
12 12 (18.75%) Korn
12 12 (18.75%) Incident Management
12 12 (18.75%) VLAN
12 12 (18.75%) Nmap
12 12 (18.75%) Nessus
12 12 (18.75%) Apache
12 12 (18.75%) Microsoft

Python
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 12 (18.75%) Apache
2 5 (7.81%) Confluence
3 4 (6.25%) nginx
4 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.56%) SaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.25%) HTTP
2 19 (29.69%) TCP/IP
3 17 (26.56%) Wireshark
4 15 (23.44%) Firewall
5 12 (18.75%) VLAN
5 12 (18.75%) tcpdump
6 5 (7.81%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (7.81%) iSCSI
6 5 (7.81%) SAN
7 2 (3.13%) LAN
7 2 (3.13%) WAN
7 2 (3.13%) Internet
8 1 (1.56%) SSH
8 1 (1.56%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.56%) SSL
8 1 (1.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) MySQL
2 7 (10.94%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.56%) Big Data
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.56%) OLTP
4 1 (1.56%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.94%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.81%) TestLink
3 5 (7.81%) Fiddler
3 5 (7.81%) JIRA
4 4 (6.25%) JUnit
4 4 (6.25%) Spock
4 4 (6.25%) Selenium
4 4 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (28.13%) Finance
2 17 (26.56%) Welsh Language
3 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.69%) Multimedia
5 2 (3.13%) Marketing
5 2 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Test Engineer
2 11 (17.19%) Software Developer
2 11 (17.19%) Developer
3 10 (15.63%) Administrator
4 9 (14.06%) Software Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
5 8 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) UNIX Administrator
7 5 (7.81%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.25%) Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) UNIX Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) WPF
2 5 (7.81%) HTML
3 4 (6.25%) XML
4 2 (3.13%) CSS
4 2 (3.13%) OpenGL
4 2 (3.13%) HTML5
5 1 (1.56%) REST
5 1 (1.56%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.56%) Django
5 1 (1.56%) SOAP
5 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.38%) GIS
3 4 (6.25%) DTV
4 3 (4.69%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.69%) Statistics
5 2 (3.13%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.56%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (59.38%) Linux
2 22 (34.38%) CentOS
3 18 (28.13%) Windows
4 15 (23.44%) Debian
4 15 (23.44%) UNIX
5 11 (17.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.25%) AIX
7 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.75%) Incident Management
3 11 (17.19%) Scrum
4 10 (15.63%) TDD
4 10 (15.63%) ITIL
4 10 (15.63%) BDD
4 10 (15.63%) Product Management
5 8 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 8 (12.50%) OO
5 8 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 7 (10.94%) DevOps
7 5 (7.81%) Bug Management
7 5 (7.81%) Test Management
7 5 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.81%) Software Testing
7 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.81%) OOP
8 3 (4.69%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (4.69%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 44 (68.75%) Perl
2 21 (32.81%) C++
3 17 (26.56%) Java
4 16 (25.00%) C#
4 16 (25.00%) Ruby
5 12 (18.75%) Korn
5 12 (18.75%) Bash Shell
6 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
7 9 (14.06%) Groovy
7 9 (14.06%) C
8 7 (10.94%) SQL
9 5 (7.81%) PHP
10 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (18.75%) Nmap
3 8 (12.50%) Xen
4 3 (4.69%) XenServer
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 12 (18.75%) Nessus
1 12 (18.75%) Nagios
2 6 (9.38%) Puppet
3 2 (3.13%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.56%) Ansible
4 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) VMware
2 15 (23.44%) Red Hat
3 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.50%) Oracle
5 5 (7.81%) Cisco
5 5 (7.81%) JBoss
6 3 (4.69%) Wind River
6 3 (4.69%) Coverity
6 3 (4.69%) Citrix
6 3 (4.69%) IBM
7 2 (3.13%) TOWER Software
8 1 (1.56%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.56%) Perforce
8 1 (1.56%) Google
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