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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 52 48 62
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Permanent jobs citing Python 54 62 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.04% 4.51% 3.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.96% 8.68% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 47 47 41
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £43,200 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
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
678 714 650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 50.67% 51.89% 48.18%
Number of salaries quoted 597 593 584
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -3 53 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Mid Wales - 1 - -
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 68 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (54.62%) C++
3 64 (53.78%) Java
4 59 (49.58%) Linux
5 48 (40.34%) Software Engineering
6 44 (36.97%) DevOps
7 35 (29.41%) Analytics
8 32 (26.89%) Perl
9 28 (23.53%) MySQL
9 28 (23.53%) Computer Science
10 27 (22.69%) Life Science
10 27 (22.69%) Informatics
10 27 (22.69%) C#
10 27 (22.69%) Unix
11 26 (21.85%) SQL Server
11 26 (21.85%) Amazon AWS
12 24 (20.17%) Oracle
13 23 (19.33%) Machine Learning
14 22 (18.49%) TCP/IP
14 22 (18.49%) Relational Database
15 21 (17.65%) Windows
15 21 (17.65%) Bash Shell
16 20 (16.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 20 (16.81%) Jenkins
16 20 (16.81%) Degree
16 20 (16.81%) Scrum
17 19 (15.97%) SQL
18 18 (15.13%) C
18 18 (15.13%) PHP
18 18 (15.13%) Data Analysis

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 (11.76%) Tornado
2 8 (6.72%) Apache Spark
3 6 (5.04%) Apache Pig
4 5 (4.20%) Apache
5 4 (3.36%) nginx
5 4 (3.36%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.52%) CMS
6 3 (2.52%) JBoss
6 3 (2.52%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.84%) Confluence
7 1 (0.84%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.36%) MS Office
2 1 (0.84%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 26 (21.85%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (12.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.88%) IaaS
4 4 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.52%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (2.52%) SaaS
6 1 (0.84%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.49%) TCP/IP
2 15 (12.61%) HTTP
3 9 (7.56%) tcpdump
4 7 (5.88%) Firewall
4 7 (5.88%) VLAN
5 6 (5.04%) Wireshark
6 3 (2.52%) DNS
6 3 (2.52%) HTTPS
6 3 (2.52%) LAN
6 3 (2.52%) SSL
7 2 (1.68%) VPN
8 1 (0.84%) Internet
8 1 (0.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.53%) MySQL
2 26 (21.85%) SQL Server
3 22 (18.49%) Relational Database
4 18 (15.13%) NoSQL
4 18 (15.13%) SQLite
5 14 (11.76%) RDBMS
6 10 (8.40%) MongoDB
7 9 (7.56%) Big Data
8 8 (6.72%) Hadoop
9 6 (5.04%) Apache Hive
9 6 (5.04%) Mahout
10 5 (4.20%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (3.36%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (3.36%) DB2
11 4 (3.36%) Neo4j
12 3 (2.52%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (1.68%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (16.81%) Jenkins
2 16 (13.45%) Git (software)
3 11 (9.24%) Maven
4 9 (7.56%) Subversion
5 8 (6.72%) Cucumber
6 7 (5.88%) Ant
6 7 (5.88%) Selenium
7 4 (3.36%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.36%) Gradle
7 4 (3.36%) JIRA
7 4 (3.36%) PhantomJS
8 3 (2.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.52%) Bitbucket
8 3 (2.52%) Hudson
8 3 (2.52%) IntelliJ
8 3 (2.52%) JMeter
8 3 (2.52%) TestLink
8 3 (2.52%) The Grinder
8 3 (2.52%) VersionOne
9 2 (1.68%) ClearQuest
General
1 17 (14.29%) Finance
2 16 (13.45%) Games
3 10 (8.40%) Welsh Language
4 3 (2.52%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.52%) Marketing
4 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.84%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (36.97%) Software Engineer
2 29 (24.37%) Developer
3 16 (13.45%) Software Developer
4 14 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (10.92%) Research Engineer
6 10 (8.40%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) Security Engineer
8 8 (6.72%) Test Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) Data Scientist
10 6 (5.04%) Agile Developer
10 6 (5.04%) C++ Developer
10 6 (5.04%) Java Engineer
10 6 (5.04%) Senior Java Engineer
11 5 (4.20%) Python Software Engineer
11 5 (4.20%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (4.20%) Test Automation Engineer
12 4 (3.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 4 (3.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 4 (3.36%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 17 (14.29%) OAuth
3 16 (13.45%) Web Services
4 14 (11.76%) Flask
4 14 (11.76%) Middleware
4 14 (11.76%) ZeroMQ
5 13 (10.92%) HTML
6 10 (8.40%) J2EE
7 9 (7.56%) HTML5
7 9 (7.56%) Spring
8 8 (6.72%) RESTful
9 7 (5.88%) REST
10 6 (5.04%) CSS
10 6 (5.04%) STL
11 5 (4.20%) .NET
11 5 (4.20%) Ajax
11 5 (4.20%) Apache Camel
11 5 (4.20%) Java EE
11 5 (4.20%) Node.js
11 5 (4.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 27 (22.69%) Informatics
2 27 (22.69%) Life Science
3 17 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 16 (13.45%) Statistics
5 14 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (11.76%) Health Informatics
6 12 (10.08%) User Experience
7 7 (5.88%) Digital Media
7 7 (5.88%) Public Cloud
7 7 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (4.20%) Algorithms
9 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
10 3 (2.52%) Client/Server
10 3 (2.52%) Digital TV
10 3 (2.52%) Graphic Design
10 3 (2.52%) Grid Computing
10 3 (2.52%) Physics
10 3 (2.52%) Virtual Team
11 2 (1.68%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 59 (49.58%) Linux
2 27 (22.69%) Unix
3 21 (17.65%) Windows
4 8 (6.72%) CentOS
5 6 (5.04%) Ubuntu
6 5 (4.20%) Debian
7 4 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.84%) AIX
8 1 (0.84%) Android
8 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (40.34%) Software Engineering
3 44 (36.97%) DevOps
4 35 (29.41%) Analytics
5 23 (19.33%) Machine Learning
6 20 (16.81%) Scrum
7 18 (15.13%) Data Analysis
8 14 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (11.76%) Cross-Platform Development
9 13 (10.92%) SDLC
10 12 (10.08%) TDD
11 11 (9.24%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (9.24%) Functional Programming
11 11 (9.24%) Online Security
12 10 (8.40%) BDD
13 9 (7.56%) Cybersecurity
14 7 (5.88%) Configuration Management
14 7 (5.88%) Microservices
14 7 (5.88%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 65 (54.62%) C++
2 64 (53.78%) Java
3 32 (26.89%) Perl
4 27 (22.69%) C#
5 21 (17.65%) Bash Shell
6 19 (15.97%) SQL
7 18 (15.13%) C
7 18 (15.13%) PHP
8 17 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 13 (10.92%) Erlang
10 11 (9.24%) Ruby
11 8 (6.72%) Shell Script
12 7 (5.88%) Delphi
13 6 (5.04%) Groovy
13 6 (5.04%) R
14 5 (4.20%) PowerShell
15 4 (3.36%) Haskell
15 4 (3.36%) Lisp
15 4 (3.36%) Scala
16 3 (2.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (16.81%) Degree
2 4 (3.36%) ISEB
3 3 (2.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (10.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.72%) Docker
3 5 (4.20%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.36%) Snort
5 2 (1.68%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.68%) iptables
5 2 (1.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (10.08%) Puppet
2 9 (7.56%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.36%) Ansible
4 3 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.52%) Nagios
5 2 (1.68%) Nessus
5 2 (1.68%) Nmap
6 1 (0.84%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.84%) OpenView
6 1 (0.84%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.84%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 24 (20.17%) Oracle
2 13 (10.92%) VMware
3 7 (5.88%) Perforce
4 6 (5.04%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.04%) TOWER Software
5 4 (3.36%) Adobe
5 4 (3.36%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.36%) Sybase
6 3 (2.52%) PayPal
7 1 (0.84%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.84%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.84%) CA
7 1 (0.84%) Cisco
7 1 (0.84%) F5
7 1 (0.84%) HP
7 1 (0.84%) Juniper
7 1 (0.84%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.84%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.84%) Tableau
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