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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 61 89 69
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -20
Permanent jobs citing Python 33 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.91% 1.31% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.63% 2.13% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 30 8 12
Average salary £35,500 £47,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.86% +26.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £46,400 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £48,950 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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
586 704 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 51.72% 61.38% 57.16%
Number of salaries quoted 537 643 485
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,300 £45,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Torfaen +7 12 £43,750 -6.91%
Cardiff +10 11 £32,500 -31.57% 5
Newport +11 6 £35,000 -25.53% 2
Glamorgan - 1 £27,500 -
Python
Wales

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (62.86%) Perl
2 38 (54.29%) Linux
3 32 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (37.14%) C++
4 26 (37.14%) TCP/IP
5 25 (35.71%) Java
6 24 (34.29%) JavaScript
7 23 (32.86%) CentOS
8 22 (31.43%) UNIX
9 21 (30.00%) Bash Shell
10 20 (28.57%) HTTP
10 20 (28.57%) Scrum
11 19 (27.14%) Red Hat
12 18 (25.71%) TDD
12 18 (25.71%) BDD
12 18 (25.71%) Wireshark
12 18 (25.71%) Ruby
12 18 (25.71%) PHP
13 17 (24.29%) SQL
13 17 (24.29%) Degree
13 17 (24.29%) Computer Science
14 16 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (22.86%) Finance
14 16 (22.86%) Korn
14 16 (22.86%) VMware
15 15 (21.43%) HTML
15 15 (21.43%) Welsh Language
15 15 (21.43%) SaaS
15 15 (21.43%) Jenkins
16 14 (20.00%) Firewall

Python
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (12.86%) Apache
1 9 (12.86%) Confluence
2 2 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) JBoss
3 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.43%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.43%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.43%) SaaS
2 9 (12.86%) PaaS
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (37.14%) TCP/IP
2 20 (28.57%) HTTP
3 18 (25.71%) Wireshark
4 14 (20.00%) Firewall
5 11 (15.71%) VLAN
6 10 (14.29%) tcpdump
7 4 (5.71%) Internet
8 3 (4.29%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (4.29%) DNS
8 3 (4.29%) SSL
8 3 (4.29%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (4.29%) Kerberos
9 2 (2.86%) SSH
10 1 (1.43%) NAS
10 1 (1.43%) SNMP
10 1 (1.43%) VPN
10 1 (1.43%) LDAP
10 1 (1.43%) LAN
10 1 (1.43%) VoIP
10 1 (1.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) MySQL
2 10 (14.29%) Big Data
3 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.71%) Data Mining
4 4 (5.71%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.86%) MS Access
5 2 (2.86%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.43%) Informix
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 10 (14.29%) JIRA
3 8 (11.43%) JUnit
3 8 (11.43%) TestLink
4 7 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 7 (10.00%) Fiddler
5 6 (8.57%) Selenium
6 5 (7.14%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.29%) SoapUI
7 3 (4.29%) Spock
8 1 (1.43%) PhantomJS
8 1 (1.43%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.43%) Mocha
8 1 (1.43%) JMeter
General
1 16 (22.86%) Finance
2 15 (21.43%) Welsh Language
3 11 (15.71%) Advertising
3 11 (15.71%) Marketing
4 3 (4.29%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (24.29%) Test Engineer
2 16 (22.86%) Developer
3 12 (17.14%) Software Developer
3 12 (17.14%) Software Engineer
4 11 (15.71%) Administrator
4 11 (15.71%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 10 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (11.43%) UNIX Administrator
7 7 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 6 (8.57%) Software Test Engineer
8 6 (8.57%) C Software Engineer
9 5 (7.14%) Technical Leader
10 4 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
11 3 (4.29%) Test Automation Engineer
11 3 (4.29%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (4.29%) Security Engineer
11 3 (4.29%) Senior Software Engineer
12 2 (2.86%) Programmer
12 2 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.43%) HTML
2 10 (14.29%) XML
3 9 (12.86%) CSS
4 7 (10.00%) HTML5
5 6 (8.57%) WPF
6 4 (5.71%) Web Services
6 4 (5.71%) .NET
7 3 (4.29%) SOAP
7 3 (4.29%) REST
8 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.86%) OpenGL
9 1 (1.43%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.43%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.43%) DTV
3 6 (8.57%) GIS
4 5 (7.14%) Statistics
4 5 (7.14%) Visualisation
5 4 (5.71%) User Experience
5 4 (5.71%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.43%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 38 (54.29%) Linux
2 23 (32.86%) CentOS
3 22 (31.43%) UNIX
4 12 (17.14%) Windows
4 12 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (12.86%) Debian
6 3 (4.29%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.29%) Android
7 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.43%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.57%) Scrum
3 18 (25.71%) BDD
3 18 (25.71%) TDD
4 14 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 12 (17.14%) OOP
6 11 (15.71%) E-Commerce
6 11 (15.71%) Product Management
6 11 (15.71%) Mobile Marketing
6 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (14.29%) Incident Management
8 9 (12.86%) OO
8 9 (12.86%) Bug Management
9 8 (11.43%) DevOps
9 8 (11.43%) Test Management
10 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
11 5 (7.14%) Software Testing
11 5 (7.14%) ITIL
11 5 (7.14%) Time Management
12 4 (5.71%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (62.86%) Perl
2 26 (37.14%) C++
3 25 (35.71%) Java
4 24 (34.29%) JavaScript
5 21 (30.00%) Bash Shell
6 18 (25.71%) Ruby
6 18 (25.71%) PHP
7 17 (24.29%) SQL
8 16 (22.86%) Korn
9 13 (18.57%) C#
10 10 (14.29%) C
11 7 (10.00%) Groovy
12 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
12 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
13 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
14 1 (1.43%) Embedded C++
14 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (24.29%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) ISEB
3 2 (2.86%) RHCE
4 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) QA
2 3 (4.29%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.86%) Nmap
3 5 (7.14%) Xen
4 3 (4.29%) Squid
5 1 (1.43%) NFS
5 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.43%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (17.14%) Nagios
2 9 (12.86%) Nessus
3 5 (7.14%) Puppet
4 3 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.86%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.43%) OpenView
6 1 (1.43%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.43%) Ansible
6 1 (1.43%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.43%) OPNET
Vendors
1 19 (27.14%) Red Hat
2 16 (22.86%) VMware
3 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.14%) TOWER Software
5 4 (5.71%) Oracle
5 4 (5.71%) Cisco
6 3 (4.29%) IBM
7 2 (2.86%) Perforce
8 1 (1.43%) Compuware
8 1 (1.43%) HP
8 1 (1.43%) EMC
8 1 (1.43%) Citrix
8 1 (1.43%) Juniper
8 1 (1.43%) BMC
8 1 (1.43%) CA
8 1 (1.43%) Google
8 1 (1.43%) NetScout
8 1 (1.43%) Zend
8 1 (1.43%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Online Resourcing
Salary: Substantial, sector-leading rewards package
Posted: 14 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago