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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 42 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +1
Permanent jobs citing Python 65 32 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.70% 2.41% 2.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.38% 5.34% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 53 32 31
Average salary £37,000 £34,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.24% -9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,400 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
693 599 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 50.11% 45.17% 53.97%
Number of salaries quoted 575 531 621
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £45,000 £45,000
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 7 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 7 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 +31 65 £37,000 +7.24% 4
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 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 73 (76.84%) Linux
2 61 (64.21%) Java
2 61 (64.21%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (58.95%) Perl
4 43 (45.26%) JavaScript
5 31 (32.63%) SQL
5 31 (32.63%) Bash Shell
5 31 (32.63%) REST
6 28 (29.47%) Subversion
7 27 (28.42%) C++
7 27 (28.42%) Web Services
7 27 (28.42%) Git (software)
8 24 (25.26%) Test Automation
8 24 (25.26%) Ruby
9 21 (22.11%) Software Engineering
9 21 (22.11%) C#
10 20 (21.05%) PHP
10 20 (21.05%) Selenium
11 19 (20.00%) Jenkins
12 18 (18.95%) Telecoms
12 18 (18.95%) Scrum
12 18 (18.95%) Big Data
12 18 (18.95%) Automation Testing
12 18 (18.95%) API Testing
13 16 (16.84%) Continuous Delivery
13 16 (16.84%) MongoDB
13 16 (16.84%) UNIX
13 16 (16.84%) Windows
14 15 (15.79%) C
14 15 (15.79%) Data Mining

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 (6.32%) Apache
1 6 (6.32%) IIS
2 5 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.21%) Node.js
4 2 (2.11%) JBoss
4 2 (2.11%) Documentum
4 2 (2.11%) nginx
5 1 (1.05%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.05%) ArcSDE
5 1 (1.05%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.74%) PaaS
2 11 (11.58%) SaaS
3 10 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (4.21%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (4.21%) GitHub
6 3 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (1.05%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.47%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.42%) Firewall
3 6 (6.32%) HTTP
4 5 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (5.26%) VLAN
5 4 (4.21%) SSL
5 4 (4.21%) RFID
6 3 (3.16%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (3.16%) tcpdump
7 1 (1.05%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.05%) SNMP
7 1 (1.05%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.95%) Big Data
2 16 (16.84%) MongoDB
3 15 (15.79%) Data Mining
4 14 (14.74%) NoSQL
5 8 (8.42%) VoltDB
5 8 (8.42%) MySQL
6 4 (4.21%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (3.16%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.11%) SQLPlus
8 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.05%) Riak
9 1 (1.05%) Voldemort
9 1 (1.05%) Spotfire
9 1 (1.05%) QlikView
9 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.05%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 28 (29.47%) Subversion
2 27 (28.42%) Git (software)
3 20 (21.05%) Selenium
4 19 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 14 (14.74%) Cucumber
6 10 (10.53%) JUnit
7 6 (6.32%) Visual Studio
8 4 (4.21%) Eclipse
8 4 (4.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (4.21%) Mercurial
8 4 (4.21%) Ant
9 3 (3.16%) Hudson
9 3 (3.16%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.11%) Maven
10 2 (2.11%) IntelliJ
10 2 (2.11%) Gradle
General
1 18 (18.95%) Telecoms
2 14 (14.74%) Advertising
2 14 (14.74%) Marketing
3 5 (5.26%) Finance
3 5 (5.26%) Electronics
4 4 (4.21%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 28 (29.47%) Developer
2 19 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 12 (12.63%) Analyst
4 10 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 10 (10.53%) Tester
4 10 (10.53%) Software Tester
5 9 (9.47%) Software Developer
6 6 (6.32%) Test Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Database Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Software Development Manager
8 4 (4.21%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Development Manager
8 4 (4.21%) PHP Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Software Manager
9 3 (3.16%) AWS Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Application Security Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Security Engineer
10 2 (2.11%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (32.63%) REST
2 27 (28.42%) Web Services
3 12 (12.63%) .NET
4 10 (10.53%) HTML
4 10 (10.53%) CSS
5 5 (5.26%) SOAP
6 4 (4.21%) STL
6 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.21%) CSS3
6 4 (4.21%) Ajax
6 4 (4.21%) JSON
6 4 (4.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (4.21%) HTML5
7 3 (3.16%) PCRE
7 3 (3.16%) XML
8 2 (2.11%) J2EE
8 2 (2.11%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.11%) Spring
8 2 (2.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.74%) DTV
2 13 (13.68%) Computer Science
3 11 (11.58%) Client/Server
4 9 (9.47%) Digital Media
5 5 (5.26%) Algorithms
5 5 (5.26%) Public Cloud
6 4 (4.21%) User Experience
6 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.21%) Web 2.0
7 3 (3.16%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.11%) Life Science
8 2 (2.11%) Grid Computing
9 1 (1.05%) Clustering
9 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.05%) GIS
9 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 73 (76.84%) Linux
2 16 (16.84%) UNIX
2 16 (16.84%) Windows
3 7 (7.37%) Mac OS
4 4 (4.21%) CentOS
5 3 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.11%) FreeBSD
6 2 (2.11%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.05%) Android
7 1 (1.05%) AIX
7 1 (1.05%) HPUX
7 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (64.21%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.26%) Test Automation
3 21 (22.11%) Software Engineering
4 18 (18.95%) Scrum
4 18 (18.95%) Automation Testing
4 18 (18.95%) API Testing
5 16 (16.84%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (14.74%) Test Management
6 14 (14.74%) Mobile Marketing
6 14 (14.74%) E-Commerce
7 13 (13.68%) SDLC
8 11 (11.58%) ETL
9 10 (10.53%) OO
9 10 (10.53%) Regression Testing
9 10 (10.53%) Build Automation
9 10 (10.53%) Product Management
10 9 (9.47%) MVC
11 8 (8.42%) TDD
11 8 (8.42%) Automated Testing
12 7 (7.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 61 (64.21%) Java
2 56 (58.95%) Perl
3 43 (45.26%) JavaScript
4 31 (32.63%) SQL
4 31 (32.63%) Bash Shell
5 27 (28.42%) C++
6 24 (25.26%) Ruby
7 21 (22.11%) C#
8 20 (21.05%) PHP
9 15 (15.79%) C
10 14 (14.74%) Groovy
11 9 (9.47%) Shell Script
12 5 (5.26%) Erlang
13 4 (4.21%) Go
13 4 (4.21%) Embedded C
13 4 (4.21%) Embedded C++
14 3 (3.16%) Lisp
14 3 (3.16%) Haskell
14 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
15 2 (2.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (6.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) SLA
2 4 (4.21%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (4.21%) Firmware
3 3 (3.16%) Snort
4 1 (1.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) Puppet
2 2 (2.11%) Nagios
2 2 (2.11%) Ansible
3 1 (1.05%) logstash
3 1 (1.05%) Graphite
3 1 (1.05%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.05%) Zenoss
3 1 (1.05%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (7.37%) TOWER Software
2 6 (6.32%) VMware
2 6 (6.32%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.21%) Perforce
3 4 (4.21%) Facebook
3 4 (4.21%) Twitter
4 3 (3.16%) Google
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle
5 2 (2.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.11%) Remedy
5 2 (2.11%) EMC
6 1 (1.05%) BMC
6 1 (1.05%) ESRI
6 1 (1.05%) HP
6 1 (1.05%) Cisco
6 1 (1.05%) Tableau
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