The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 63 60 67
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Python 41 34 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.05% 2.71% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.31% 5.02% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 41 33 15
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Programming Languages Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
650 677 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 48.33% 53.99% 53.13%
Number of salaries quoted 584 614 469
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Python
UK

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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 +2 41 £33,500 -10.66% 3
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 39 (76.47%) Perl
2 35 (68.63%) Linux
3 23 (45.10%) VMware
4 20 (39.22%) Firewall
4 20 (39.22%) Windows
5 19 (37.25%) TCP/IP
5 19 (37.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (33.33%) CentOS
7 16 (31.37%) UNIX
7 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
7 16 (31.37%) Red Hat
8 15 (29.41%) Nagios
8 15 (29.41%) Finance
8 15 (29.41%) Debian
8 15 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (29.41%) Welsh Language
8 15 (29.41%) SaaS
9 14 (27.45%) Apache
9 14 (27.45%) Oracle
10 13 (25.49%) Wireshark
11 12 (23.53%) Nessus
11 12 (23.53%) Nmap
11 12 (23.53%) C#
11 12 (23.53%) Java
11 12 (23.53%) tcpdump
12 11 (21.57%) SQL
12 11 (21.57%) HTTP
12 11 (21.57%) AIX
12 11 (21.57%) SAN
12 11 (21.57%) Incident Management

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 14 (27.45%) Apache
2 3 (5.88%) nginx
2 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (29.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (39.22%) Firewall
2 19 (37.25%) TCP/IP
3 13 (25.49%) Wireshark
4 12 (23.53%) tcpdump
5 11 (21.57%) HTTP
5 11 (21.57%) SAN
5 11 (21.57%) VLAN
6 5 (9.80%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (9.80%) iSCSI
7 3 (5.88%) DVB
8 2 (3.92%) LAN
8 2 (3.92%) WAN
9 1 (1.96%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) MySQL
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.96%) OLTP
5 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.96%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.84%) JUnit
2 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.84%) Selenium
2 4 (7.84%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.96%) Hudson
3 1 (1.96%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
1 15 (29.41%) Welsh Language
2 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Test Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) Administrator
3 8 (15.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 8 (15.69%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (15.69%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (15.69%) Automation Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Test Automation Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) UNIX Administrator
5 5 (9.80%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 5 (9.80%) Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) XML
2 4 (7.84%) WPF
3 1 (1.96%) Django
3 1 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.76%) Clustering
3 4 (7.84%) DTV
3 4 (7.84%) GIS
4 3 (5.88%) Digital Media
4 3 (5.88%) STB
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (68.63%) Linux
2 20 (39.22%) Windows
3 17 (33.33%) CentOS
4 16 (31.37%) UNIX
5 15 (29.41%) Debian
5 15 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (21.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Incident Management
2 9 (17.65%) ITIL
3 8 (15.69%) Test Automation
4 5 (9.80%) Product Management
4 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.84%) Software Testing
5 4 (7.84%) DevOps
6 3 (5.88%) Cyber Security
6 3 (5.88%) Static Code Analysis
6 3 (5.88%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (5.88%) Network Design
6 3 (5.88%) OO
7 2 (3.92%) Scrum
7 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.92%) TDD
7 2 (3.92%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.92%) BDD
7 2 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.96%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (76.47%) Perl
2 12 (23.53%) C#
2 12 (23.53%) Java
3 11 (21.57%) SQL
4 9 (17.65%) C++
4 9 (17.65%) Groovy
5 6 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 6 (11.76%) Ruby
5 6 (11.76%) Korn
5 6 (11.76%) Bash Shell
6 4 (7.84%) C
6 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
System Software
1 19 (37.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (23.53%) Nmap
3 8 (15.69%) Xen
4 3 (5.88%) XenServer
4 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (29.41%) Nagios
2 12 (23.53%) Nessus
3 5 (9.80%) Puppet
4 2 (3.92%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) VMware
2 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
2 16 (31.37%) Red Hat
3 14 (27.45%) Oracle
4 10 (19.61%) IBM
5 7 (13.73%) Cisco
6 6 (11.76%) Sybase
7 5 (9.80%) JBoss
8 3 (5.88%) Wind River
8 3 (5.88%) Coverity
8 3 (5.88%) HP
8 3 (5.88%) Citrix
9 1 (1.96%) Perforce
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