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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 55 73 80
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +7
Permanent jobs citing Python 37 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.42% 1.56% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.78% 2.84% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 33 18 6
Average salary £34,000 £34,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.44% +13.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £42,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
546 634 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 50.46% 54.84% 46.43%
Number of salaries quoted 488 585 384
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +9 23 £33,750 -10.59% 6
Newport +5 8 £34,000 -1.44% 1
Torfaen 0 5 £34,000 -10.52% 1
Python
Wales

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 46 (69.70%) Perl
2 42 (63.64%) Linux
3 23 (34.85%) TCP/IP
3 23 (34.85%) VMware
4 22 (33.33%) Windows
5 21 (31.82%) CentOS
6 20 (30.30%) C++
6 20 (30.30%) Firewall
7 19 (28.79%) UNIX
7 19 (28.79%) HTTP
7 19 (28.79%) Red Hat
7 19 (28.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (27.27%) Finance
9 17 (25.76%) Welsh Language
9 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
9 17 (25.76%) Java
9 17 (25.76%) SaaS
10 16 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (24.24%) Wireshark
10 16 (24.24%) C#
10 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (22.73%) Debian
11 15 (22.73%) Ruby
12 14 (21.21%) MySQL
12 14 (21.21%) Apache
12 14 (21.21%) Nagios
12 14 (21.21%) Computer Science
13 12 (18.18%) tcpdump
13 12 (18.18%) Oracle
13 12 (18.18%) Incident Management

Python
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (21.21%) Apache
2 4 (6.06%) nginx
2 4 (6.06%) Confluence
3 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.76%) SaaS
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 23 (34.85%) TCP/IP
2 20 (30.30%) Firewall
3 19 (28.79%) HTTP
4 16 (24.24%) Wireshark
5 12 (18.18%) tcpdump
5 12 (18.18%) VLAN
6 9 (13.64%) SAN
7 5 (7.58%) iSCSI
7 5 (7.58%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (3.03%) LAN
8 2 (3.03%) WAN
8 2 (3.03%) Internet
8 2 (3.03%) DVB
9 1 (1.52%) SSH
9 1 (1.52%) SSL
9 1 (1.52%) LDAP
9 1 (1.52%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) MySQL
2 7 (10.61%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.52%) OLAP
5 1 (1.52%) OLTP
5 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.61%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.06%) SoapUI
3 4 (6.06%) Selenium
3 4 (6.06%) Fiddler
3 4 (6.06%) JUnit
3 4 (6.06%) JIRA
General
1 18 (27.27%) Finance
2 17 (25.76%) Welsh Language
3 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.55%) Multimedia
5 2 (3.03%) Marketing
5 2 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (24.24%) Test Engineer
2 11 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 11 (16.67%) Developer
3 10 (15.15%) Administrator
4 9 (13.64%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (12.12%) Automation Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Test Automation Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Software Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (12.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
7 5 (7.58%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.06%) Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) UNIX Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.64%) XML
2 6 (9.09%) WPF
3 5 (7.58%) HTML
4 2 (3.03%) HTML5
4 2 (3.03%) OpenGL
4 2 (3.03%) CSS
5 1 (1.52%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.52%) SOAP
5 1 (1.52%) Web Services
5 1 (1.52%) Django
5 1 (1.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.09%) DTV
2 6 (9.09%) GIS
3 4 (6.06%) Clustering
4 3 (4.55%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.03%) STB
6 1 (1.52%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) Statistics
6 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 42 (63.64%) Linux
2 22 (33.33%) Windows
3 21 (31.82%) CentOS
4 19 (28.79%) UNIX
5 16 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (22.73%) Debian
7 9 (13.64%) AIX
8 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 10 (15.15%) ITIL
3 10 (15.15%) Scrum
4 9 (13.64%) TDD
4 9 (13.64%) Product Management
4 9 (13.64%) BDD
5 8 (12.12%) Test Automation
6 7 (10.61%) Regression Testing
7 6 (9.09%) DevOps
7 6 (9.09%) OO
8 5 (7.58%) Software Testing
8 5 (7.58%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.58%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.06%) Bug Management
9 4 (6.06%) Test Management
9 4 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.55%) Network Design
10 3 (4.55%) OOP
10 3 (4.55%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (69.70%) Perl
2 20 (30.30%) C++
3 17 (25.76%) Java
4 16 (24.24%) C#
5 15 (22.73%) Ruby
6 11 (16.67%) Korn
6 11 (16.67%) SQL
6 11 (16.67%) Bash Shell
7 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
8 9 (13.64%) Groovy
9 8 (12.12%) C
10 5 (7.58%) PHP
11 4 (6.06%) PL/SQL
12 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (28.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (18.18%) Nmap
3 8 (12.12%) Xen
4 3 (4.55%) XenServer
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 14 (21.21%) Nagios
2 12 (18.18%) Nessus
3 6 (9.09%) Puppet
4 2 (3.03%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (34.85%) VMware
2 19 (28.79%) Red Hat
3 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
4 12 (18.18%) Oracle
5 8 (12.12%) IBM
6 7 (10.61%) Cisco
7 5 (7.58%) JBoss
8 4 (6.06%) Sybase
9 3 (4.55%) Citrix
9 3 (4.55%) Wind River
9 3 (4.55%) Coverity
10 2 (3.03%) HP
10 2 (3.03%) TOWER Software
11 1 (1.52%) Perforce
11 1 (1.52%) Google
11 1 (1.52%) Rackspace
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