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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 49 47 59
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Permanent jobs citing Python 60 67 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.41% 4.78% 3.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.89% 9.14% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 53 50 41
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,400 £45,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,900 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +9.75%
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
675 733 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 49.60% 52.25% 48.17%
Number of salaries quoted 604 616 562
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £42,500 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 -4 59 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Mid Wales - 1 - -
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 77 (63.11%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (57.38%) C++
2 70 (57.38%) Java
3 58 (47.54%) Software Engineering
4 50 (40.98%) Linux
5 43 (35.25%) DevOps
6 40 (32.79%) Analytics
7 34 (27.87%) Informatics
7 34 (27.87%) Life Science
8 33 (27.05%) C#
9 32 (26.23%) Computer Science
10 30 (24.59%) Perl
11 29 (23.77%) Machine Learning
11 29 (23.77%) Amazon AWS
12 25 (20.49%) Degree
13 24 (19.67%) Mathematics
13 24 (19.67%) SQL Server
14 23 (18.85%) Oracle
15 22 (18.03%) MySQL
15 22 (18.03%) Statistics
15 22 (18.03%) Data Analysis
16 21 (17.21%) NoSQL
16 21 (17.21%) Health Informatics
16 21 (17.21%) Jenkins
16 21 (17.21%) Windows
16 21 (17.21%) Scrum
17 20 (16.39%) Bash Shell
17 20 (16.39%) Relational Database
18 19 (15.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 19 (15.57%) OAuth

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 14 (11.48%) Tornado
2 7 (5.74%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.92%) Apache Pig
3 6 (4.92%) nginx
4 5 (4.10%) CMS
4 5 (4.10%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.28%) Apache
5 4 (3.28%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.82%) Confluence
6 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (2.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (23.77%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.74%) IaaS
4 5 (4.10%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.57%) TCP/IP
2 14 (11.48%) HTTP
3 7 (5.74%) Firewall
3 7 (5.74%) VLAN
4 6 (4.92%) tcpdump
5 5 (4.10%) HTTPS
5 5 (4.10%) SSL
5 5 (4.10%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.64%) DNS
6 2 (1.64%) LAN
6 2 (1.64%) VPN
7 1 (0.82%) Broadband
7 1 (0.82%) Internet
7 1 (0.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 22 (18.03%) MySQL
3 21 (17.21%) NoSQL
4 20 (16.39%) Relational Database
5 17 (13.93%) SQLite
6 14 (11.48%) MongoDB
6 14 (11.48%) RDBMS
7 8 (6.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (5.74%) Neo4j
9 6 (4.92%) Apache Hive
9 6 (4.92%) Big Data
9 6 (4.92%) Hadoop
9 6 (4.92%) Mahout
10 5 (4.10%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (4.10%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (2.46%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (2.46%) DB2
11 3 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.82%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 21 (17.21%) Jenkins
2 19 (15.57%) Git (software)
3 14 (11.48%) Cucumber
4 11 (9.02%) Selenium
5 10 (8.20%) Maven
6 5 (4.10%) Bitbucket
6 5 (4.10%) Hudson
6 5 (4.10%) PhantomJS
7 4 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (3.28%) JIRA
7 4 (3.28%) Subversion
8 3 (2.46%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.46%) Gradle
9 2 (1.64%) Ant
9 2 (1.64%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.64%) ClearQuest
9 2 (1.64%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.64%) JMeter
9 2 (1.64%) JUnit
9 2 (1.64%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (13.11%) Finance
1 16 (13.11%) Games
2 12 (9.84%) Welsh Language
3 5 (4.10%) Aerospace
3 5 (4.10%) Marketing
4 2 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.82%) Advertising
5 1 (0.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 51 (41.80%) Software Engineer
2 35 (28.69%) Developer
3 20 (16.39%) Research Engineer
4 18 (14.75%) Software Developer
5 10 (8.20%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (7.38%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (6.56%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (5.74%) Agile Developer
8 7 (5.74%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 7 (5.74%) Security Engineer
9 6 (4.92%) C++ Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Data Scientist
9 6 (4.92%) Java Engineer
9 6 (4.92%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (4.92%) Senior Java Engineer
9 6 (4.92%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 6 (4.92%) Test Engineer
10 5 (4.10%) Python Software Engineer
10 5 (4.10%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.28%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 19 (15.57%) OAuth
2 16 (13.11%) HTML
3 14 (11.48%) Flask
3 14 (11.48%) J2EE
3 14 (11.48%) Middleware
3 14 (11.48%) Web Services
3 14 (11.48%) ZeroMQ
4 13 (10.66%) HTML5
5 12 (9.84%) RESTful
5 12 (9.84%) Spring
6 10 (8.20%) CSS
7 9 (7.38%) Natural Language Processing
8 8 (6.56%) Apache Camel
8 8 (6.56%) Java EE
9 7 (5.74%) .NET
9 7 (5.74%) CSS3
9 7 (5.74%) JMX
9 7 (5.74%) JPA
9 7 (5.74%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (27.87%) Informatics
1 34 (27.87%) Life Science
2 32 (26.23%) Computer Science
3 24 (19.67%) Mathematics
4 22 (18.03%) Statistics
5 21 (17.21%) Health Informatics
6 16 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (12.30%) User Experience
8 10 (8.20%) Physics
9 9 (7.38%) Artificial Intelligence
10 7 (5.74%) Digital Media
10 7 (5.74%) Public Cloud
10 7 (5.74%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (4.10%) Algorithms
11 5 (4.10%) Graphic Design
11 5 (4.10%) Virtual Team
12 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
12 2 (1.64%) Cyber Attack
12 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.82%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 50 (40.98%) Linux
2 21 (17.21%) Windows
3 18 (14.75%) Unix
4 10 (8.20%) CentOS
5 7 (5.74%) Ubuntu
6 5 (4.10%) Android
6 5 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.28%) Debian
8 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (63.11%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (47.54%) Software Engineering
3 43 (35.25%) DevOps
4 40 (32.79%) Analytics
5 29 (23.77%) Machine Learning
6 22 (18.03%) Data Analysis
7 21 (17.21%) Scrum
8 18 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (12.30%) SDLC
10 14 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (11.48%) Cross-Platform Development
10 14 (11.48%) TDD
11 13 (10.66%) BDD
12 10 (8.20%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (7.38%) Functional Programming
13 9 (7.38%) Online Security
14 7 (5.74%) Cybersecurity
14 7 (5.74%) Dependency Management
14 7 (5.74%) Load Balancing
14 7 (5.74%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (57.38%) C++
1 70 (57.38%) Java
2 33 (27.05%) C#
3 30 (24.59%) Perl
4 20 (16.39%) Bash Shell
5 19 (15.57%) JavaScript
5 19 (15.57%) PHP
6 16 (13.11%) C
7 12 (9.84%) Erlang
8 11 (9.02%) Ruby
8 11 (9.02%) SQL
9 6 (4.92%) Delphi
9 6 (4.92%) R
10 5 (4.10%) Groovy
11 4 (3.28%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.28%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.46%) VBScript
13 2 (1.64%) Haskell
13 2 (1.64%) Lisp
13 2 (1.64%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 25 (20.49%) Degree
2 3 (2.46%) ISEB
2 3 (2.46%) PhD
3 1 (0.82%) RHCE
3 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) QA
1 2 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (8.20%) Docker
1 10 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.10%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.64%) iptables
3 2 (1.64%) Snort
3 2 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.82%) HDFS
4 1 (0.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (7.38%) Puppet
2 6 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.10%) Ansible
4 3 (2.46%) Nagios
5 2 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.64%) Nessus
5 2 (1.64%) Nmap
6 1 (0.82%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.82%) OpenView
6 1 (0.82%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.82%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 23 (18.85%) Oracle
2 10 (8.20%) VMware
3 9 (7.38%) Perforce
4 5 (4.10%) PayPal
4 5 (4.10%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.10%) TOWER Software
5 4 (3.28%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.46%) Adobe
6 3 (2.46%) Sybase
7 1 (0.82%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.82%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.82%) CA
7 1 (0.82%) Cisco
7 1 (0.82%) F5
7 1 (0.82%) HP
7 1 (0.82%) Juniper
7 1 (0.82%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.82%) SolarWinds
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