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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 77 79 87
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Python 29 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.09% 0.87% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.14% 1.77% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 9
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -24.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
700 565 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 50.51% 49.13% 60.12%
Number of salaries quoted 597 503 616
Average salary £37,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +7 27 £35,000 +6.06% 3
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 42 (61.76%) Perl
2 40 (58.82%) Linux
3 38 (55.88%) JavaScript
4 32 (47.06%) Java
5 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (32.35%) C++
6 22 (32.35%) HTML
6 22 (32.35%) PHP
7 20 (29.41%) SQL
8 19 (27.94%) C#
8 19 (27.94%) CSS
8 19 (27.94%) Ruby
9 18 (26.47%) Windows
9 18 (26.47%) Computer Science
10 16 (23.53%) .NET
10 16 (23.53%) Red Hat
11 15 (22.06%) C
12 14 (20.59%) OO
12 14 (20.59%) TCP/IP
13 13 (19.12%) UNIX
13 13 (19.12%) Scrum
13 13 (19.12%) QA
13 13 (19.12%) Bash Shell
14 12 (17.65%) CentOS
15 11 (16.18%) E-Commerce
15 11 (16.18%) Firewall
15 11 (16.18%) Advertising
15 11 (16.18%) TDD
15 11 (16.18%) Ajax
15 11 (16.18%) Marketing

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (11.76%) Apache
2 4 (5.88%) IIS
2 4 (5.88%) Confluence
3 3 (4.41%) JBoss
3 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.94%) Documentum
5 1 (1.47%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.47%) ArcSDE
5 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.47%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.18%) PaaS
2 9 (13.24%) SaaS
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.59%) TCP/IP
2 11 (16.18%) Firewall
3 10 (14.71%) HTTP
4 9 (13.24%) RFID
5 7 (10.29%) Wireshark
6 6 (8.82%) VLAN
7 5 (7.35%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (7.35%) SSL
8 4 (5.88%) tcpdump
9 3 (4.41%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (4.41%) Kerberos
9 3 (4.41%) DNS
10 2 (2.94%) Internet
11 1 (1.47%) Wireless
11 1 (1.47%) SSH
11 1 (1.47%) Network Security
11 1 (1.47%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.47%) SNMP
11 1 (1.47%) LAN
11 1 (1.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) Big Data
2 8 (11.76%) MySQL
3 6 (8.82%) Data Mining
4 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.94%) MS Access
6 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.94%) SQLPlus
6 2 (2.94%) VoltDB
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.47%) Informix
Development Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Jenkins
2 8 (11.76%) Cucumber
2 8 (11.76%) JUnit
3 6 (8.82%) Selenium
4 5 (7.35%) JIRA
5 4 (5.88%) Subversion
6 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.41%) TestLink
7 2 (2.94%) Ant
7 2 (2.94%) Fiddler
7 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.47%) JMeter
8 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.47%) PhantomJS
8 1 (1.47%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.47%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.47%) Mocha
General
1 11 (16.18%) Advertising
1 11 (16.18%) Marketing
2 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 10 (14.71%) Electronics
3 9 (13.24%) Welsh Language
4 2 (2.94%) Games
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (26.47%) Developer
2 9 (13.24%) Development Manager
2 9 (13.24%) Software Engineer
2 9 (13.24%) Software Development Manager
2 9 (13.24%) Software Manager
3 8 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Administrator
4 7 (10.29%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.29%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (8.82%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Security Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Application Security Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.88%) UNIX Administrator
8 3 (4.41%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.35%) HTML
2 19 (27.94%) CSS
3 16 (23.53%) .NET
4 11 (16.18%) Ajax
5 9 (13.24%) XML
6 7 (10.29%) REST
7 6 (8.82%) Web Services
7 6 (8.82%) HTML5
8 5 (7.35%) PCRE
9 4 (5.88%) SOAP
10 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
10 2 (2.94%) jQuery
11 1 (1.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 1 (1.47%) DOM
11 1 (1.47%) LAMP
11 1 (1.47%) CSS3
11 1 (1.47%) STL
11 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
11 1 (1.47%) JSON
11 1 (1.47%) ArcObjects
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.47%) Computer Science
2 9 (13.24%) Web 2.0
3 7 (10.29%) Client/Server
4 6 (8.82%) DTV
5 5 (7.35%) User Experience
6 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.94%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.94%) Statistics
7 2 (2.94%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.47%) GIS
8 1 (1.47%) Clustering
8 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.47%) Open Source
8 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (58.82%) Linux
2 18 (26.47%) Windows
3 13 (19.12%) UNIX
4 12 (17.65%) CentOS
5 10 (14.71%) Mac OS
6 9 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.88%) Android
8 3 (4.41%) Debian
8 3 (4.41%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.47%) AIX
10 1 (1.47%) HPUX
10 1 (1.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.59%) OO
3 13 (19.12%) Scrum
4 11 (16.18%) Mobile Marketing
4 11 (16.18%) BDD
4 11 (16.18%) Automation Testing
4 11 (16.18%) E-Commerce
4 11 (16.18%) TDD
5 10 (14.71%) OOP
5 10 (14.71%) Build Automation
6 9 (13.24%) People Management
6 9 (13.24%) Regression Testing
7 7 (10.29%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.82%) Product Management
9 5 (7.35%) OWASP
9 5 (7.35%) Test Management
9 5 (7.35%) DevOps
10 4 (5.88%) Bug Management
10 4 (5.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (61.76%) Perl
2 38 (55.88%) JavaScript
3 32 (47.06%) Java
4 22 (32.35%) C++
4 22 (32.35%) PHP
5 20 (29.41%) SQL
6 19 (27.94%) C#
6 19 (27.94%) Ruby
7 15 (22.06%) C
8 13 (19.12%) Bash Shell
9 10 (14.71%) Embedded C++
10 9 (13.24%) Embedded C
11 7 (10.29%) Groovy
12 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
12 5 (7.35%) Korn
13 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
14 2 (2.94%) VB
14 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
15 1 (1.47%) VBScript
15 1 (1.47%) Golang
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) ISEB
3 2 (2.94%) RHCE
4 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.12%) QA
2 7 (10.29%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.24%) Firmware
1 9 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.88%) iptables
3 3 (4.41%) Squid
3 3 (4.41%) Xen
4 1 (1.47%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.47%) Samba
4 1 (1.47%) NFS
4 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) Nagios
2 4 (5.88%) Puppet
3 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.41%) Zenoss
3 3 (4.41%) Nessus
3 3 (4.41%) Nmap
4 1 (1.47%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.47%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.47%) OPNET
4 1 (1.47%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.47%) Ansible
4 1 (1.47%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (23.53%) Red Hat
2 9 (13.24%) VMware
3 6 (8.82%) TOWER Software
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle
4 3 (4.41%) IBM
4 3 (4.41%) EMC
5 2 (2.94%) BMC
5 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco
5 2 (2.94%) Remedy
5 2 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (1.47%) ESRI
6 1 (1.47%) Perforce
6 1 (1.47%) Compuware
6 1 (1.47%) CA
6 1 (1.47%) Citrix
6 1 (1.47%) Juniper
6 1 (1.47%) Google
6 1 (1.47%) NetScout
6 1 (1.47%) Zend
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