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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 58 85 90
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +5
Permanent jobs citing Python 47 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.44% 1.24% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.23% 2.74% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 39 15 5
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -24.73%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
650 548 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 47.55% 45.44% 58.58%
Number of salaries quoted 564 487 650
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +26 46 £37,250 +6.42% 2
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 51 (67.11%) Linux
2 47 (61.84%) Perl
3 40 (52.63%) JavaScript
4 39 (51.32%) Java
5 33 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (34.21%) C++
7 24 (31.58%) SQL
8 22 (28.95%) C#
9 20 (26.32%) Ruby
10 19 (25.00%) PHP
10 19 (25.00%) Windows
11 18 (23.68%) HTML
12 17 (22.37%) .NET
12 17 (22.37%) CSS
13 16 (21.05%) C
14 15 (19.74%) Computer Science
14 15 (19.74%) Bash Shell
15 14 (18.42%) REST
15 14 (18.42%) Automation Testing
16 13 (17.11%) Build Automation
16 13 (17.11%) OO
16 13 (17.11%) Scrum
17 12 (15.79%) Firewall
17 12 (15.79%) Big Data
17 12 (15.79%) SaaS
18 11 (14.47%) Mac OS
18 11 (14.47%) Ajax
18 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
18 11 (14.47%) Subversion
18 11 (14.47%) Red Hat

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 8 (10.53%) Apache
2 7 (9.21%) IIS
3 4 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.63%) Documentum
4 2 (2.63%) JBoss
4 2 (2.63%) Node.js
5 1 (1.32%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.32%) ArcSDE
5 1 (1.32%) nginx
5 1 (1.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.79%) SaaS
2 10 (13.16%) PaaS
3 6 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.26%) GitHub
5 3 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.32%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.79%) Firewall
2 9 (11.84%) RFID
2 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
3 7 (9.21%) VLAN
4 5 (6.58%) Reverse Proxy
4 5 (6.58%) HTTP
4 5 (6.58%) SSL
5 3 (3.95%) Wireshark
5 3 (3.95%) tcpdump
6 2 (2.63%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (2.63%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.63%) DNS
7 1 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.32%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) Big Data
2 10 (13.16%) NoSQL
2 10 (13.16%) Data Mining
3 9 (11.84%) MongoDB
4 7 (9.21%) VoltDB
5 6 (7.89%) MySQL
6 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.63%) SQLPlus
7 2 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.32%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Subversion
2 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.16%) Jenkins
3 8 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 8 (10.53%) JUnit
4 7 (9.21%) Selenium
5 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.95%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.95%) Mercurial
5 3 (3.95%) Ant
6 1 (1.32%) Hudson
6 1 (1.32%) Gradle
6 1 (1.32%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.32%) Maven
6 1 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 10 (13.16%) Finance
1 10 (13.16%) Advertising
1 10 (13.16%) Marketing
1 10 (13.16%) Electronics
2 9 (11.84%) Welsh Language
3 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (32.89%) Developer
2 10 (13.16%) Software Engineer
3 9 (11.84%) Development Manager
3 9 (11.84%) Software Development Manager
3 9 (11.84%) Software Manager
4 8 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 6 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (7.89%) Administrator
5 6 (7.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (7.89%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (6.58%) Application Security Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Security Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.26%) Database Developer
7 4 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
7 4 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) AWS Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.68%) HTML
2 17 (22.37%) .NET
2 17 (22.37%) CSS
3 14 (18.42%) REST
4 11 (14.47%) Ajax
5 7 (9.21%) Web Services
6 5 (6.58%) XML
6 5 (6.58%) PCRE
7 4 (5.26%) SOAP
7 4 (5.26%) HTML5
8 3 (3.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (3.95%) JSON
8 3 (3.95%) STL
8 3 (3.95%) CSS3
9 2 (2.63%) jQuery
9 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.32%) RESTful
10 1 (1.32%) ArcObjects
10 1 (1.32%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.84%) Client/Server
2 9 (11.84%) Web 2.0
3 6 (7.89%) DTV
4 5 (6.58%) User Experience
5 4 (5.26%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.63%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.32%) GIS
8 1 (1.32%) Clustering
8 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.32%) Life Science
8 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.32%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 51 (67.11%) Linux
2 19 (25.00%) Windows
3 11 (14.47%) Mac OS
4 9 (11.84%) CentOS
5 8 (10.53%) UNIX
6 7 (9.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.95%) Debian
7 3 (3.95%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.63%) Android
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.32%) AIX
9 1 (1.32%) HPUX
9 1 (1.32%) FreeBSD
9 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.42%) Automation Testing
3 13 (17.11%) Build Automation
3 13 (17.11%) OO
3 13 (17.11%) Scrum
4 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
5 10 (13.16%) E-Commerce
5 10 (13.16%) Mobile Marketing
6 9 (11.84%) People Management
6 9 (11.84%) TDD
7 8 (10.53%) Regression Testing
7 8 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 8 (10.53%) BDD
8 7 (9.21%) ETL
8 7 (9.21%) OOP
9 6 (7.89%) ITIL
9 6 (7.89%) Product Management
9 6 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (6.58%) OWASP
10 5 (6.58%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 47 (61.84%) Perl
2 40 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 39 (51.32%) Java
4 26 (34.21%) C++
5 24 (31.58%) SQL
6 22 (28.95%) C#
7 20 (26.32%) Ruby
8 19 (25.00%) PHP
9 16 (21.05%) C
10 15 (19.74%) Bash Shell
11 10 (13.16%) Embedded C++
12 9 (11.84%) Embedded C
13 8 (10.53%) Shell Script
14 7 (9.21%) Groovy
15 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
16 3 (3.95%) Go
17 2 (2.63%) Korn
18 1 (1.32%) Erlang
18 1 (1.32%) VBScript
18 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) RHCE
3 1 (1.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.16%) QA
2 7 (9.21%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (11.84%) Firmware
1 9 (11.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (3.95%) iptables
3 2 (2.63%) Squid
3 2 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) Nagios
2 4 (5.26%) Puppet
3 3 (3.95%) Zenoss
3 3 (3.95%) Nessus
3 3 (3.95%) Nmap
3 3 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.63%) Ansible
5 1 (1.32%) logstash
5 1 (1.32%) Graphite
5 1 (1.32%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.32%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) Red Hat
2 9 (11.84%) VMware
3 6 (7.89%) TOWER Software
4 3 (3.95%) Google
4 3 (3.95%) Facebook
4 3 (3.95%) Twitter
5 2 (2.63%) Remedy
5 2 (2.63%) EMC
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle
5 2 (2.63%) IBM
5 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.32%) HP
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco
6 1 (1.32%) BMC
6 1 (1.32%) ESRI
Newport, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per hour, Benefits Plus Generous Benefits
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