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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 36 58 72
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +14
Permanent jobs citing Python 72 35 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.71% 3.25% 2.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.81% 6.51% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 55 33 25
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £38,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
666 538 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 52.86% 49.91% 52.46%
Number of salaries quoted 576 491 549
Average salary £35,000 £34,250 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.18% -0.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +3 37 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Torfaen +8 12 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Newport -13 11 £35,000 +6.06%
Bridgend - 10 £38,000 -
Gwent - 1 £38,000 -
Python
Wales

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 101 (75.37%) Linux
2 93 (69.40%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (66.42%) Java
4 69 (51.49%) Perl
5 63 (47.01%) JavaScript
6 47 (35.07%) REST
7 46 (34.33%) Bash Shell
8 41 (30.60%) C++
8 41 (30.60%) Scrum
9 39 (29.10%) Subversion
10 38 (28.36%) Git (software)
10 38 (28.36%) SQL
11 36 (26.87%) Web Services
12 32 (23.88%) UNIX
12 32 (23.88%) C#
12 32 (23.88%) Software Engineering
13 29 (21.64%) Ruby
13 29 (21.64%) Selenium
14 27 (20.15%) Jenkins
14 27 (20.15%) Continuous Delivery
14 27 (20.15%) API Testing
15 26 (19.40%) Test Automation
16 25 (18.66%) MongoDB
16 25 (18.66%) Telecoms
16 25 (18.66%) C
16 25 (18.66%) SDLC
17 24 (17.91%) Automation Testing
18 23 (17.16%) Big Data
19 22 (16.42%) DTV
20 21 (15.67%) Test Management

Python
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 10 (7.46%) Apache
2 9 (6.72%) Node.js
3 7 (5.22%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.73%) IIS
5 3 (2.24%) JBoss
6 2 (1.49%) nginx
6 2 (1.49%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.75%) SPSS
1 1 (0.75%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.45%) PaaS
2 13 (9.70%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (8.96%) SaaS
4 6 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (3.73%) GitHub
5 5 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.99%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.75%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.93%) TCP/IP
2 11 (8.21%) HTTP
3 9 (6.72%) tcpdump
4 8 (5.97%) Firewall
4 8 (5.97%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (4.48%) VLAN
6 3 (2.24%) SAN
6 3 (2.24%) RFID
7 1 (0.75%) SSL
7 1 (0.75%) SNMP
7 1 (0.75%) VoIP
7 1 (0.75%) WAN
7 1 (0.75%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.75%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.66%) MongoDB
2 23 (17.16%) Big Data
3 18 (13.43%) NoSQL
4 16 (11.94%) Data Mining
5 13 (9.70%) MySQL
6 9 (6.72%) Amazon Redshift
7 8 (5.97%) VoltDB
8 6 (4.48%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (3.73%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (2.99%) Riak
10 4 (2.99%) Voldemort
11 3 (2.24%) SQL Server
12 2 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.49%) Spotfire
12 2 (1.49%) QlikView
12 2 (1.49%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.49%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.75%) DB2
13 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (29.10%) Subversion
2 38 (28.36%) Git (software)
3 29 (21.64%) Selenium
4 27 (20.15%) Jenkins
5 16 (11.94%) Cucumber
6 9 (6.72%) JUnit
7 8 (5.97%) JMeter
7 8 (5.97%) MSTest
8 7 (5.22%) Gradle
8 7 (5.22%) Ant
8 7 (5.22%) Maven
8 7 (5.22%) Eclipse
8 7 (5.22%) IntelliJ
9 6 (4.48%) Visual Studio
9 6 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (3.73%) TeamCity
10 5 (3.73%) Hudson
11 4 (2.99%) Mercurial
General
1 25 (18.66%) Telecoms
2 14 (10.45%) Advertising
2 14 (10.45%) Marketing
3 3 (2.24%) Electronics
4 2 (1.49%) Finance
5 1 (0.75%) Publishing
5 1 (0.75%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 32 (23.88%) Developer
2 30 (22.39%) Software Engineer
3 23 (17.16%) Analyst
4 20 (14.93%) Test Analyst
5 15 (11.19%) Test Engineer
5 15 (11.19%) Automation Engineer
5 15 (11.19%) Test Automation Engineer
6 12 (8.96%) Software Developer
7 10 (7.46%) Tester
7 10 (7.46%) Software Tester
8 7 (5.22%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.73%) Database Developer
10 4 (2.99%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (2.99%) Software Test Analyst
10 4 (2.99%) Senior Software Test Analyst
10 4 (2.99%) Technical Leader
10 4 (2.99%) PHP Developer
11 3 (2.24%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (35.07%) REST
2 36 (26.87%) Web Services
3 19 (14.18%) HTML
4 18 (13.43%) CSS
5 10 (7.46%) .NET
5 10 (7.46%) JSON
6 8 (5.97%) SOAP
7 7 (5.22%) J2EE
7 7 (5.22%) Hibernate
7 7 (5.22%) Spring
7 7 (5.22%) Ajax
8 6 (4.48%) RESTful
9 5 (3.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 5 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (3.73%) ASP.NET
9 5 (3.73%) STL
9 5 (3.73%) XML
10 4 (2.99%) XSL
10 4 (2.99%) HTML5
10 4 (2.99%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.42%) DTV
2 18 (13.43%) Computer Science
2 18 (13.43%) Digital Media
3 10 (7.46%) Client/Server
3 10 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.97%) Algorithms
5 6 (4.48%) Public Cloud
5 6 (4.48%) Data Structures
6 5 (3.73%) Life Science
6 5 (3.73%) Grid Computing
6 5 (3.73%) User Experience
7 3 (2.24%) Clustering
7 3 (2.24%) Web 2.0
7 3 (2.24%) Blog
7 3 (2.24%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 101 (75.37%) Linux
2 32 (23.88%) UNIX
3 17 (12.69%) Windows
4 6 (4.48%) Mac OS
5 4 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.24%) CentOS
7 2 (1.49%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.75%) Android
8 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (69.40%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (30.60%) Scrum
3 32 (23.88%) Software Engineering
4 27 (20.15%) Continuous Delivery
4 27 (20.15%) API Testing
5 26 (19.40%) Test Automation
6 25 (18.66%) SDLC
7 24 (17.91%) Automation Testing
8 21 (15.67%) Test Management
9 16 (11.94%) ETL
10 15 (11.19%) TDD
11 14 (10.45%) E-Commerce
11 14 (10.45%) Mobile Marketing
11 14 (10.45%) Functional Programming
12 12 (8.96%) Cyber Security
12 12 (8.96%) Product Management
13 11 (8.21%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (8.21%) Performance Testing
14 10 (7.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 10 (7.46%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 89 (66.42%) Java
2 69 (51.49%) Perl
3 63 (47.01%) JavaScript
4 46 (34.33%) Bash Shell
5 41 (30.60%) C++
6 38 (28.36%) SQL
7 32 (23.88%) C#
8 29 (21.64%) Ruby
9 25 (18.66%) C
10 19 (14.18%) PHP
11 16 (11.94%) Erlang
12 15 (11.19%) Groovy
13 13 (9.70%) Haskell
13 13 (9.70%) Lisp
14 10 (7.46%) Shell Script
15 9 (6.72%) Scala
16 5 (3.73%) Go
17 4 (2.99%) SystemTap
17 4 (2.99%) Clojure
18 3 (2.24%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (4.48%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.72%) Snort
2 7 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.73%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.24%) Docker
4 3 (2.24%) Firmware
5 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.75%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) Nagios
1 2 (1.49%) Rundeck
2 1 (0.75%) OpenView
2 1 (0.75%) OPNET
2 1 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.75%) Puppet
2 1 (0.75%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.75%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.75%) Ansible
2 1 (0.75%) logstash
2 1 (0.75%) Graphite
Vendors
1 11 (8.21%) TOWER Software
2 7 (5.22%) VMware
3 6 (4.48%) Perforce
4 4 (2.99%) Oracle
4 4 (2.99%) Facebook
4 4 (2.99%) Twitter
5 3 (2.24%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.24%) Google
6 2 (1.49%) Tableau
6 2 (1.49%) Cisco
6 2 (1.49%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.75%) Compuware
7 1 (0.75%) HP
7 1 (0.75%) Citrix
7 1 (0.75%) Juniper
7 1 (0.75%) BMC
7 1 (0.75%) CA
7 1 (0.75%) NetScout
7 1 (0.75%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.75%) SolarWinds
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