The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 41 61 91
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +30
Permanent jobs citing Python 68 46 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.06% 3.34% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.24% 6.96% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 57 38 15
Median salary £38,500 £37,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £47,500 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
Python
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
664 661 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 49.37% 48.04% 45.50%
Number of salaries quoted 588 568 499
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Python
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Wales region.

Python Salary Trend in Wales

Python
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Wales region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Python Salary Histogram in Wales

Python
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Wales region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +16 67 £38,500 +4.05% 6
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Python.

1 60 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (61.05%) Linux
3 55 (57.89%) Java
4 52 (54.74%) C++
5 32 (33.68%) Software Engineering
5 32 (33.68%) DevOps
6 30 (31.58%) MySQL
7 27 (28.42%) Unix
8 25 (26.32%) Oracle
8 25 (26.32%) SQL Server
8 25 (26.32%) Perl
9 24 (25.26%) JavaScript
9 24 (25.26%) Computer Science
9 24 (25.26%) Bash Shell
9 24 (25.26%) Analytics
10 22 (23.16%) Scrum
11 21 (22.11%) Relational Database
12 20 (21.05%) Life Science
12 20 (21.05%) Informatics
12 20 (21.05%) SQL
13 18 (18.95%) C#
13 18 (18.95%) Windows
13 18 (18.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 18 (18.95%) Continuous Delivery
14 16 (16.84%) Machine Learning
14 16 (16.84%) SQLite
15 15 (15.79%) Data Analysis
15 15 (15.79%) Jenkins
15 15 (15.79%) REST
15 15 (15.79%) Web Services

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (12.63%) Tornado
2 8 (8.42%) Apache
3 7 (7.37%) Tomcat
4 6 (6.32%) Node.js
5 3 (3.16%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.16%) JBoss
5 3 (3.16%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.16%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.16%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.11%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.05%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.05%) Confluence
7 1 (1.05%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) MS Office
2 3 (3.16%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.05%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.47%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.16%) IaaS
4 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.74%) TCP/IP
2 12 (12.63%) HTTP
3 11 (11.58%) tcpdump
4 4 (4.21%) DNS
4 4 (4.21%) Wireshark
5 3 (3.16%) DHCP
5 3 (3.16%) LAN
6 1 (1.05%) VoIP
6 1 (1.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (31.58%) MySQL
2 25 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 21 (22.11%) Relational Database
4 16 (16.84%) SQLite
5 12 (12.63%) RDBMS
6 9 (9.47%) Big Data
7 8 (8.42%) NoSQL
8 6 (6.32%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (6.32%) MongoDB
9 4 (4.21%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (4.21%) Data Mining
9 4 (4.21%) DB2
9 4 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (3.16%) Hadoop
10 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database
10 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (1.05%) Apache Hive
11 1 (1.05%) Mahout
11 1 (1.05%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 15 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 13 (13.68%) Subversion
3 12 (12.63%) Git (software)
4 11 (11.58%) Ant
4 11 (11.58%) Maven
5 7 (7.37%) Eclipse
5 7 (7.37%) Gradle
5 7 (7.37%) IntelliJ
6 4 (4.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (4.21%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.21%) TestLink
6 4 (4.21%) VersionOne
7 3 (3.16%) JMeter
7 3 (3.16%) The Grinder
8 2 (2.11%) Selenium
9 1 (1.05%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.05%) JIRA
9 1 (1.05%) Mocha
9 1 (1.05%) PhantomJS
9 1 (1.05%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (15.79%) Finance
2 13 (13.68%) Games
3 9 (9.47%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.16%) Retail
4 3 (3.16%) Welsh Language
5 1 (1.05%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (30.53%) Software Engineer
2 28 (29.47%) Developer
3 15 (15.79%) Software Developer
4 14 (14.74%) Test Engineer
5 10 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
6 9 (9.47%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) Research Engineer
8 7 (7.37%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 7 (7.37%) Security Engineer
9 6 (6.32%) C++ Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Java Engineer
10 5 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (5.26%) Python Software Engineer
10 5 (5.26%) Senior Java Engineer
11 4 (4.21%) Consultant
11 4 (4.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 4 (4.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 3 (3.16%) 3rd Line Technical Support
12 3 (3.16%) Database Developer
12 3 (3.16%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 15 (15.79%) REST
2 15 (15.79%) Web Services
3 13 (13.68%) HTML
4 12 (12.63%) Flask
4 12 (12.63%) Middleware
4 12 (12.63%) OAuth
4 12 (12.63%) ZeroMQ
5 7 (7.37%) CSS
5 7 (7.37%) Hibernate
5 7 (7.37%) J2EE
5 7 (7.37%) RESTful
5 7 (7.37%) Spring
6 6 (6.32%) STL
7 5 (5.26%) HTML5
8 4 (4.21%) Ajax
8 4 (4.21%) Apache Flex
8 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET
8 4 (4.21%) Spring Security
8 4 (4.21%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.26%) Computer Science
2 20 (21.05%) Informatics
2 20 (21.05%) Life Science
3 12 (12.63%) Health Informatics
4 11 (11.58%) Statistics
4 11 (11.58%) User Experience
5 10 (10.53%) DTV
5 10 (10.53%) Mathematics
6 9 (9.47%) Digital Media
7 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (6.32%) Grid Computing
8 4 (4.21%) Client/Server
8 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
9 3 (3.16%) AS400
9 3 (3.16%) Replication
9 3 (3.16%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (1.05%) Data Integration
10 1 (1.05%) Physics
10 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 58 (61.05%) Linux
2 27 (28.42%) Unix
3 18 (18.95%) Windows
4 6 (6.32%) CentOS
5 5 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.21%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.16%) Debian
7 3 (3.16%) OS/400
7 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.05%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (33.68%) DevOps
2 32 (33.68%) Software Engineering
3 24 (25.26%) Analytics
4 22 (23.16%) Scrum
5 18 (18.95%) Continuous Delivery
6 16 (16.84%) Machine Learning
7 15 (15.79%) Data Analysis
8 14 (14.74%) TDD
9 13 (13.68%) Test Management
10 12 (12.63%) API Testing
10 12 (12.63%) Cross-Platform Development
11 11 (11.58%) BDD
11 11 (11.58%) Functional Programming
11 11 (11.58%) Online Security
11 11 (11.58%) SDLC
12 10 (10.53%) Automation Testing
13 8 (8.42%) Cybersecurity
13 8 (8.42%) ETL
14 7 (7.37%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (57.89%) Java
2 52 (54.74%) C++
3 25 (26.32%) Perl
4 24 (25.26%) Bash Shell
4 24 (25.26%) JavaScript
5 20 (21.05%) SQL
6 18 (18.95%) C#
7 15 (15.79%) C
8 14 (14.74%) PHP
9 12 (12.63%) Erlang
10 9 (9.47%) Ruby
11 8 (8.42%) Haskell
11 8 (8.42%) Lisp
11 8 (8.42%) Shell Script
12 6 (6.32%) Scala
13 5 (5.26%) Delphi
13 5 (5.26%) PowerShell
14 4 (4.21%) Groovy
15 3 (3.16%) VBA
16 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (14.74%) Degree
2 4 (4.21%) ISEB
3 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.16%) VCP5
3 3 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.42%) Snort
1 8 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.26%) Docker
3 4 (4.21%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.16%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.05%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (7.37%) Puppet
2 3 (3.16%) Ansible
2 3 (3.16%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.05%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.05%) Nagios
3 1 (1.05%) OpenView
3 1 (1.05%) OPNET
3 1 (1.05%) Rundeck
3 1 (1.05%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 25 (26.32%) Oracle
2 11 (11.58%) VMware
3 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.37%) TOWER Software
5 5 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.21%) Adobe
6 4 (4.21%) Perforce
6 4 (4.21%) Sybase
7 3 (3.16%) IBM
7 3 (3.16%) Splunk
7 3 (3.16%) Tableau
8 1 (1.05%) Cisco
8 1 (1.05%) Compuware
8 1 (1.05%) F5
8 1 (1.05%) HP
8 1 (1.05%) Ipanema Technologies
8 1 (1.05%) NetQoS
8 1 (1.05%) NetScout
8 1 (1.05%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.05%) SolarWinds
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