The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 79 85 65
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Permanent jobs citing Python 8 5 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.77% 0.48% 2.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.80% 0.85% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 25
Average salary £34,000 £46,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.88% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £46,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,050 £46,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
444 590 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 42.86% 56.62% 51.65%
Number of salaries quoted 388 534 415
Average salary £34,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.49% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,714 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Python
Wales

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
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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Newport - 6 £34,000 -
Torfaen - 1 £28,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £38,500 - 2
Python
Wales

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 15 (83.33%) Oracle
3 10 (55.56%) Bash Shell
4 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (50.00%) Java
4 9 (50.00%) VMware
5 8 (44.44%) Firewall
5 8 (44.44%) Perl
5 8 (44.44%) UNIX
5 8 (44.44%) Windows
5 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 8 (44.44%) Digital Media
6 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (38.89%) IBM
6 7 (38.89%) AIX
6 7 (38.89%) SQL
6 7 (38.89%) XML
6 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
6 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
7 6 (33.33%) Clustering
7 6 (33.33%) Selenium
7 6 (33.33%) PL/SQL
7 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 6 (33.33%) Sybase
7 6 (33.33%) JUnit
7 6 (33.33%) SAN
7 6 (33.33%) Groovy
7 6 (33.33%) Node.js

Python
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 6 (33.33%) Node.js
2 3 (16.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Firewall
1 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 6 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (16.67%) DVB
4 1 (5.56%) Bluetooth
4 1 (5.56%) VLAN
4 1 (5.56%) ZigBee
4 1 (5.56%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Selenium
1 6 (33.33%) JUnit
2 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
2 5 (27.78%) SoapUI
2 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) JMeter
3 1 (5.56%) Ant
General
1 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Automotive
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) QA Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Digital Media
2 6 (33.33%) Clustering
3 4 (22.22%) DTV
4 3 (16.67%) STB
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) UNIX
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) AIX
3 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
2 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.56%) Product Management
3 1 (5.56%) Signal Processing
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Scrum
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Bash Shell
2 9 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (44.44%) Perl
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (33.33%) Groovy
6 1 (5.56%) C
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
6 1 (5.56%) Assembly Language
6 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) Xen
3 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Oracle
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) IBM
4 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
5 6 (33.33%) Sybase
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco
7 3 (16.67%) HP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £42,000 per annum +WFH +training +benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K (depending upon experience) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chepstow, Gwent
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Shares, Health/Dental, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago