The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 48 71 61
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Permanent jobs citing Python 63 38 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.55% 2.83% 2.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.75% 5.94% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 47 38 33
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £38,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
720 640 681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 51.99% 47.58% 53.92%
Number of salaries quoted 597 572 618
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

Python Salary Histogram in Wales

Python
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +17 63 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 80 (74.77%) Linux
2 73 (68.22%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (65.42%) Java
4 62 (57.94%) Perl
5 50 (46.73%) JavaScript
6 38 (35.51%) REST
7 36 (33.64%) Bash Shell
7 36 (33.64%) SQL
8 33 (30.84%) Subversion
9 32 (29.91%) Git (software)
10 31 (28.97%) Web Services
11 30 (28.04%) C++
12 28 (26.17%) C#
13 26 (24.30%) Scrum
14 25 (23.36%) Test Automation
14 25 (23.36%) Selenium
14 25 (23.36%) Software Engineering
14 25 (23.36%) Ruby
15 22 (20.56%) Jenkins
15 22 (20.56%) API Testing
16 21 (19.63%) Telecoms
16 21 (19.63%) Automation Testing
17 20 (18.69%) Big Data
17 20 (18.69%) PHP
17 20 (18.69%) Continuous Delivery
18 19 (17.76%) MongoDB
19 17 (15.89%) Test Management
19 17 (15.89%) C
19 17 (15.89%) UNIX
19 17 (15.89%) DTV

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 (5.61%) Node.js
2 5 (4.67%) IIS
2 5 (4.67%) Apache
2 5 (4.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.87%) Documentum
3 2 (1.87%) JBoss
3 2 (1.87%) nginx
4 1 (0.93%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.93%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.93%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.08%) PaaS
2 13 (12.15%) SaaS
3 12 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (4.67%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (3.74%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.74%) GitHub
7 3 (2.80%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.93%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.28%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.41%) Firewall
3 7 (6.54%) HTTP
3 7 (6.54%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (5.61%) VLAN
5 4 (3.74%) tcpdump
5 4 (3.74%) SSL
5 4 (3.74%) RFID
6 3 (2.80%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.93%) SSH
7 1 (0.93%) SNMP
7 1 (0.93%) VoIP
7 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.69%) Big Data
2 19 (17.76%) MongoDB
3 15 (14.02%) Data Mining
3 15 (14.02%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.48%) VoltDB
4 8 (7.48%) MySQL
5 6 (5.61%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (3.74%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (2.80%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.87%) SQLPlus
8 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.87%) Riak
8 2 (1.87%) Voldemort
9 1 (0.93%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.93%) QlikView
9 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 33 (30.84%) Subversion
2 32 (29.91%) Git (software)
3 25 (23.36%) Selenium
4 22 (20.56%) Jenkins
5 15 (14.02%) Cucumber
6 10 (9.35%) JUnit
7 6 (5.61%) Visual Studio
8 5 (4.67%) Eclipse
8 5 (4.67%) Ant
8 5 (4.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (3.74%) TeamCity
9 4 (3.74%) Mercurial
9 4 (3.74%) MSTest
9 4 (3.74%) Hudson
9 4 (3.74%) JMeter
10 3 (2.80%) Maven
10 3 (2.80%) IntelliJ
10 3 (2.80%) Gradle
General
1 21 (19.63%) Telecoms
2 14 (13.08%) Advertising
2 14 (13.08%) Marketing
3 5 (4.67%) Finance
4 4 (3.74%) Welsh Language
4 4 (3.74%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (28.04%) Developer
2 22 (20.56%) Software Engineer
3 17 (15.89%) Analyst
4 15 (14.02%) Test Analyst
5 10 (9.35%) Software Developer
5 10 (9.35%) Tester
5 10 (9.35%) Software Tester
5 10 (9.35%) Test Engineer
5 10 (9.35%) Automation Engineer
5 10 (9.35%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (4.67%) Java Developer
6 5 (4.67%) Database Developer
7 4 (3.74%) Software Development Manager
7 4 (3.74%) PHP Developer
7 4 (3.74%) Development Manager
7 4 (3.74%) Software Manager
8 3 (2.80%) Security Engineer
8 3 (2.80%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (2.80%) NOC Engineer
8 3 (2.80%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (35.51%) REST
2 31 (28.97%) Web Services
3 14 (13.08%) HTML
4 13 (12.15%) CSS
5 12 (11.21%) .NET
6 7 (6.54%) SOAP
7 6 (5.61%) Ajax
7 6 (5.61%) JSON
8 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET
8 5 (4.67%) XML
8 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (3.74%) HTML5
9 4 (3.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 4 (3.74%) STL
9 4 (3.74%) CSS3
10 3 (2.80%) RESTful
10 3 (2.80%) J2EE
10 3 (2.80%) Hibernate
10 3 (2.80%) Spring
10 3 (2.80%) PCRE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.89%) DTV
2 14 (13.08%) Computer Science
3 13 (12.15%) Digital Media
4 11 (10.28%) Client/Server
5 6 (5.61%) Algorithms
5 6 (5.61%) Public Cloud
6 5 (4.67%) User Experience
6 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.74%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.74%) Web 2.0
8 3 (2.80%) Life Science
9 2 (1.87%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.93%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 80 (74.77%) Linux
2 17 (15.89%) UNIX
3 16 (14.95%) Windows
4 7 (6.54%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.80%) CentOS
6 2 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.87%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.93%) Android
7 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (68.22%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (24.30%) Scrum
3 25 (23.36%) Software Engineering
3 25 (23.36%) Test Automation
4 22 (20.56%) API Testing
5 21 (19.63%) Automation Testing
6 20 (18.69%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (15.89%) SDLC
7 17 (15.89%) Test Management
8 14 (13.08%) Mobile Marketing
8 14 (13.08%) E-Commerce
9 12 (11.21%) ETL
10 11 (10.28%) Product Management
10 11 (10.28%) Build Automation
11 10 (9.35%) OO
11 10 (9.35%) Regression Testing
11 10 (9.35%) MVC
11 10 (9.35%) TDD
12 9 (8.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 9 (8.41%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (65.42%) Java
2 62 (57.94%) Perl
3 50 (46.73%) JavaScript
4 36 (33.64%) SQL
4 36 (33.64%) Bash Shell
5 30 (28.04%) C++
6 28 (26.17%) C#
7 25 (23.36%) Ruby
8 20 (18.69%) PHP
9 17 (15.89%) C
10 15 (14.02%) Groovy
11 9 (8.41%) Shell Script
12 8 (7.48%) Erlang
13 5 (4.67%) Haskell
13 5 (4.67%) Lisp
14 4 (3.74%) Embedded C
14 4 (3.74%) Embedded C++
14 4 (3.74%) Go
14 4 (3.74%) Scala
15 2 (1.87%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 5 (4.67%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) SLA
2 4 (3.74%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.67%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (3.74%) Firmware
3 4 (3.74%) Snort
4 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Nagios
2 1 (0.93%) OPNET
2 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
2 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.93%) Ansible
2 1 (0.93%) logstash
2 1 (0.93%) Graphite
2 1 (0.93%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (7.48%) TOWER Software
2 7 (6.54%) VMware
3 5 (4.67%) Perforce
4 4 (3.74%) Facebook
4 4 (3.74%) Twitter
5 3 (2.80%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.80%) Google
5 3 (2.80%) Oracle
6 2 (1.87%) Cisco
6 2 (1.87%) EMC
6 2 (1.87%) Remedy
7 1 (0.93%) ESRI
7 1 (0.93%) NetScout
7 1 (0.93%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.93%) F5
7 1 (0.93%) Tableau
7 1 (0.93%) Citrix
7 1 (0.93%) Juniper
7 1 (0.93%) BMC
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