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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 67 95 72
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -23
Permanent jobs citing Python 37 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.88% 1.20% 1.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.55% 1.91% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 32 9 16
Average salary £35,500 £47,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.46% +25.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £41,700 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,800 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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
667 839 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 51.95% 62.89% 59.79%
Number of salaries quoted 599 761 595
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +28 33 £35,500 -24.86% 7
North Wales +2 2 £31,750 +11.40%
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 46 (58.23%) Perl
2 43 (54.43%) Linux
3 33 (41.77%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (37.97%) Java
4 30 (37.97%) JavaScript
5 28 (35.44%) C++
6 27 (34.18%) TCP/IP
7 23 (29.11%) CentOS
8 22 (27.85%) UNIX
9 21 (26.58%) Bash Shell
9 21 (26.58%) Degree
9 21 (26.58%) HTML
9 21 (26.58%) Computer Science
10 20 (25.32%) HTTP
10 20 (25.32%) Ruby
10 20 (25.32%) PHP
10 20 (25.32%) Scrum
11 19 (24.05%) Red Hat
12 18 (22.78%) BDD
12 18 (22.78%) TDD
12 18 (22.78%) SQL
12 18 (22.78%) Wireshark
13 16 (20.25%) Korn
13 16 (20.25%) C#
13 16 (20.25%) Windows
13 16 (20.25%) VMware
13 16 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (20.25%) Finance
14 15 (18.99%) Welsh Language
14 15 (18.99%) SaaS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (11.39%) Apache
1 9 (11.39%) Confluence
2 2 (2.53%) IIS
3 1 (1.27%) JBoss
3 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.27%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.27%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.99%) SaaS
2 9 (11.39%) PaaS
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 27 (34.18%) TCP/IP
2 20 (25.32%) HTTP
3 18 (22.78%) Wireshark
4 14 (17.72%) Firewall
5 11 (13.92%) VLAN
6 10 (12.66%) tcpdump
7 6 (7.59%) Internet
8 3 (3.80%) DNS
8 3 (3.80%) SSL
8 3 (3.80%) Kerberos
8 3 (3.80%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (3.80%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (2.53%) RFID
9 2 (2.53%) SSH
10 1 (1.27%) Wireless
10 1 (1.27%) SAN
10 1 (1.27%) SNMP
10 1 (1.27%) VPN
10 1 (1.27%) LDAP
10 1 (1.27%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) MySQL
2 10 (12.66%) Big Data
3 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.06%) Data Mining
4 4 (5.06%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.53%) MS Access
5 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.27%) Informix
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (18.99%) Jenkins
2 12 (15.19%) JIRA
3 8 (10.13%) JUnit
3 8 (10.13%) Visual Studio
3 8 (10.13%) TestLink
4 7 (8.86%) Fiddler
5 6 (7.59%) Selenium
6 5 (6.33%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.80%) SoapUI
7 3 (3.80%) Spock
8 2 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.27%) Mocha
9 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.27%) JMeter
9 1 (1.27%) PhantomJS
9 1 (1.27%) Zephyr
9 1 (1.27%) GCC
General
1 16 (20.25%) Finance
2 15 (18.99%) Welsh Language
3 11 (13.92%) Marketing
3 11 (13.92%) Advertising
4 3 (3.80%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.53%) Electronics
5 2 (2.53%) Games
6 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (26.58%) Developer
2 17 (21.52%) Test Engineer
3 14 (17.72%) Software Developer
3 14 (17.72%) Software Engineer
4 11 (13.92%) Administrator
4 11 (13.92%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (12.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 10 (12.66%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (10.13%) UNIX Administrator
7 7 (8.86%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 6 (7.59%) Software Test Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) C Software Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Technical Leader
10 4 (5.06%) Automation Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Test Automation Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Security Engineer
12 2 (2.53%) UNIX Engineer
12 2 (2.53%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.58%) HTML
2 13 (16.46%) CSS
3 10 (12.66%) XML
4 7 (8.86%) .NET
4 7 (8.86%) HTML5
5 6 (7.59%) Web Services
5 6 (7.59%) Ajax
5 6 (7.59%) WPF
6 4 (5.06%) jQuery
7 3 (3.80%) REST
7 3 (3.80%) SOAP
8 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.53%) OpenGL
8 2 (2.53%) LAMP
8 2 (2.53%) RESTful
9 1 (1.27%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.27%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.58%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.13%) DTV
3 6 (7.59%) GIS
3 6 (7.59%) User Experience
4 5 (6.33%) Visualisation
4 5 (6.33%) Statistics
5 4 (5.06%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.06%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.53%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.27%) Open Source
7 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 43 (54.43%) Linux
2 23 (29.11%) CentOS
3 22 (27.85%) UNIX
4 16 (20.25%) Windows
5 12 (15.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (11.39%) Debian
7 3 (3.80%) Ubuntu
7 3 (3.80%) Android
8 2 (2.53%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (41.77%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.32%) Scrum
3 18 (22.78%) BDD
3 18 (22.78%) TDD
4 14 (17.72%) Regression Testing
4 14 (17.72%) OO
5 12 (15.19%) OOP
6 11 (13.92%) E-Commerce
6 11 (13.92%) Product Management
6 11 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (13.92%) Mobile Marketing
7 10 (12.66%) Incident Management
8 9 (11.39%) Software Engineering
8 9 (11.39%) Bug Management
9 8 (10.13%) DevOps
9 8 (10.13%) Test Management
10 7 (8.86%) Software Testing
11 5 (6.33%) ITIL
11 5 (6.33%) Configuration Management
11 5 (6.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (58.23%) Perl
2 30 (37.97%) Java
2 30 (37.97%) JavaScript
3 28 (35.44%) C++
4 21 (26.58%) Bash Shell
5 20 (25.32%) PHP
5 20 (25.32%) Ruby
6 18 (22.78%) SQL
7 16 (20.25%) C#
7 16 (20.25%) Korn
8 15 (18.99%) C
9 7 (8.86%) Groovy
10 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.80%) Embedded C++
10 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.53%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (26.58%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) ISEB
3 2 (2.53%) RHCE
4 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) QA
2 3 (3.80%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.39%) Nmap
3 5 (6.33%) Xen
4 3 (3.80%) Squid
4 3 (3.80%) Firmware
5 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.27%) Samba
5 1 (1.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) Nagios
2 9 (11.39%) Nessus
3 5 (6.33%) Puppet
4 3 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.53%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.27%) OpenView
6 1 (1.27%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.27%) Ansible
6 1 (1.27%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.27%) OPNET
Vendors
1 19 (24.05%) Red Hat
2 16 (20.25%) VMware
3 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.33%) TOWER Software
5 4 (5.06%) Oracle
5 4 (5.06%) Cisco
6 3 (3.80%) IBM
7 2 (2.53%) Perforce
7 2 (2.53%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.27%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.27%) F5
8 1 (1.27%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.27%) NetQoS
8 1 (1.27%) Ipanema Technologies
8 1 (1.27%) Google
8 1 (1.27%) NetScout
8 1 (1.27%) Zend
8 1 (1.27%) Compuware
8 1 (1.27%) HP
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