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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 35 59 66
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +7
Permanent jobs citing Python 83 50 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.55% 3.84% 2.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.86% 7.47% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 67 47 28
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £46,000 £45,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
700 669 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 55.21% 51.38% 51.91%
Number of salaries quoted 631 564 577
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,579
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +20 81 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 89 (62.24%) Java
2 75 (52.45%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (39.86%) Linux
4 48 (33.57%) C++
4 48 (33.57%) Software Engineering
5 45 (31.47%) DevOps
6 40 (27.97%) Perl
6 40 (27.97%) NoSQL
7 39 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
7 39 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 36 (25.17%) Analytics
9 35 (24.48%) Jenkins
10 34 (23.78%) MongoDB
11 32 (22.38%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (21.68%) Machine Learning
13 30 (20.98%) Bash Shell
14 29 (20.28%) C#
14 29 (20.28%) Oracle
15 28 (19.58%) PHP
16 27 (18.88%) Apache Cassandra
16 27 (18.88%) Ruby
17 26 (18.18%) Computer Science
18 25 (17.48%) TDD
19 24 (16.78%) SQL
19 24 (16.78%) HTML
19 24 (16.78%) Degree
19 24 (16.78%) Hadoop
20 23 (16.08%) Git (software)
20 23 (16.08%) Scrum
21 22 (15.38%) User Experience

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 16 (11.19%) Tomcat
2 14 (9.79%) Apache Spark
3 13 (9.09%) Apache
4 9 (6.29%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (6.29%) JBoss
5 8 (5.59%) Apache Pig
6 6 (4.20%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (4.20%) nginx
7 5 (3.50%) CMS
7 5 (3.50%) Confluence
8 4 (2.80%) OpenStack
9 3 (2.10%) IIS
10 2 (1.40%) Tornado
11 1 (0.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 39 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.50%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (2.10%) IaaS
5 2 (1.40%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.29%) HTTP
2 7 (4.90%) Firewall
2 7 (4.90%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.20%) DNS
4 5 (3.50%) HTTPS
4 5 (3.50%) SSL
5 2 (1.40%) VLAN
5 2 (1.40%) VPN
6 1 (0.70%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.70%) Broadband
6 1 (0.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (27.97%) NoSQL
2 34 (23.78%) MongoDB
3 27 (18.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 24 (16.78%) Hadoop
5 15 (10.49%) Neo4j
5 15 (10.49%) Relational Database
6 14 (9.79%) RDBMS
7 13 (9.09%) Big Data
8 9 (6.29%) Oracle Database
9 8 (5.59%) Apache Hive
9 8 (5.59%) MySQL
10 7 (4.90%) HBase
10 7 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (4.90%) SQL Server
10 7 (4.90%) Sqoop
11 6 (4.20%) Mahout
12 5 (3.50%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (2.10%) SQLite
14 1 (0.70%) QlikView
14 1 (0.70%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 35 (24.48%) Jenkins
2 23 (16.08%) Git (software)
3 18 (12.59%) Selenium
4 17 (11.89%) Cucumber
5 15 (10.49%) Maven
6 7 (4.90%) JIRA
6 7 (4.90%) JUnit
6 7 (4.90%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (4.20%) Bitbucket
7 6 (4.20%) Eclipse
8 5 (3.50%) PhantomJS
9 4 (2.80%) Ant
9 4 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (2.10%) VersionOne
10 3 (2.10%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.40%) Gradle
11 2 (1.40%) IntelliJ
11 2 (1.40%) JMeter
11 2 (1.40%) Subversion
11 2 (1.40%) TestLink
General
1 17 (11.89%) Finance
2 11 (7.69%) Games
2 11 (7.69%) Marketing
3 10 (6.99%) Aerospace
4 8 (5.59%) Welsh Language
5 7 (4.90%) Advertising
6 3 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (28.67%) Developer
2 40 (27.97%) Software Engineer
3 16 (11.19%) Java Engineer
3 16 (11.19%) Research Engineer
4 14 (9.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (9.09%) DBA
5 13 (9.09%) Senior Java Engineer
5 13 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
6 12 (8.39%) Software Developer
6 12 (8.39%) Web Developer
7 11 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
7 11 (7.69%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 11 (7.69%) Test Engineer
8 10 (6.99%) Administrator
9 9 (6.29%) Agile Developer
9 9 (6.29%) HTML CSS Developer
9 9 (6.29%) HTML Developer
9 9 (6.29%) Java Developer
9 9 (6.29%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (4.90%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.78%) HTML
2 20 (13.99%) CSS
3 18 (12.59%) HTML5
3 18 (12.59%) RESTful
4 16 (11.19%) CSS3
4 16 (11.19%) Spring
4 16 (11.19%) Web Services
5 15 (10.49%) J2EE
6 13 (9.09%) Natural Language Processing
7 11 (7.69%) Django
8 10 (6.99%) jQuery
9 9 (6.29%) Apache Camel
9 9 (6.29%) Spring Boot
10 8 (5.59%) Java EE
10 8 (5.59%) JMX
10 8 (5.59%) JPA
10 8 (5.59%) JSF
11 7 (4.90%) Hibernate
11 7 (4.90%) OAuth
12 6 (4.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 22 (15.38%) User Experience
3 18 (12.59%) Informatics
3 18 (12.59%) Life Science
3 18 (12.59%) Statistics
4 17 (11.89%) Mathematics
5 15 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
6 13 (9.09%) Health Informatics
6 13 (9.09%) Physics
7 8 (5.59%) Clustering
7 8 (5.59%) Digital Media
8 6 (4.20%) Algorithms
8 6 (4.20%) Digital TV
9 5 (3.50%) Graphic Design
9 5 (3.50%) Virtual Team
10 4 (2.80%) Client/Server
11 3 (2.10%) iDTV
11 3 (2.10%) Public Cloud
11 3 (2.10%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 57 (39.86%) Linux
2 19 (13.29%) Unix
3 17 (11.89%) Android
4 11 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 10 (6.99%) Windows
6 7 (4.90%) CentOS
7 6 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.80%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.80%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (52.45%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (33.57%) Software Engineering
3 45 (31.47%) DevOps
4 36 (25.17%) Analytics
5 32 (22.38%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (21.68%) Machine Learning
7 25 (17.48%) TDD
8 23 (16.08%) Scrum
9 20 (13.99%) Data Analysis
10 18 (12.59%) Load Balancing
10 18 (12.59%) SDLC
11 17 (11.89%) BDD
12 16 (11.19%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (9.09%) Data Analytics
13 13 (9.09%) Web Development
14 12 (8.39%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (5.59%) Automated Testing
15 8 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
15 8 (5.59%) Open Source
15 8 (5.59%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (62.24%) Java
2 48 (33.57%) C++
3 40 (27.97%) Perl
4 39 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 30 (20.98%) Bash Shell
6 29 (20.28%) C#
7 28 (19.58%) PHP
8 27 (18.88%) Ruby
9 24 (16.78%) SQL
10 15 (10.49%) Scala
11 10 (6.99%) C
12 8 (5.59%) Objective-C
12 8 (5.59%) R
12 8 (5.59%) Shell Script
13 7 (4.90%) Korn
14 6 (4.20%) Go
15 5 (3.50%) Erlang
16 3 (2.10%) PL/SQL
16 3 (2.10%) PowerShell
17 2 (1.40%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 24 (16.78%) Degree
2 2 (1.40%) PhD
2 2 (1.40%) RHCE
3 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.70%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.39%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.59%) Docker
2 7 (4.90%) HDFS
3 5 (3.50%) vSphere
4 4 (2.80%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (11.19%) Puppet
2 7 (4.90%) Ansible
3 3 (2.10%) Rundeck
4 2 (1.40%) Kibana
4 2 (1.40%) logstash
4 2 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.70%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 29 (20.28%) Oracle
2 17 (11.89%) VMware
3 12 (8.39%) Red Hat
4 9 (6.29%) Perforce
5 8 (5.59%) Google
6 6 (4.20%) Cloudera
6 6 (4.20%) Facebook
6 6 (4.20%) Hortonworks
6 6 (4.20%) Twitter
7 5 (3.50%) PayPal
8 3 (2.10%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.40%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.40%) Nagra
10 1 (0.70%) Avaya
10 1 (0.70%) F5
10 1 (0.70%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.70%) Radware
10 1 (0.70%) Tableau
10 1 (0.70%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.70%) Zend
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