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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 74 81 85
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Python 27 29 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.09% 2.14% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.33% 3.94% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 26 23 7
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,000 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,000 £48,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
624 736 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 48.37% 54.20% 55.99%
Number of salaries quoted 528 633 523
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,129 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 65 (72.22%) Java
1 65 (72.22%) Linux
2 56 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 41 (45.56%) Perl
5 38 (42.22%) Scrum
6 37 (41.11%) Unix
7 34 (37.78%) C++
8 33 (36.67%) Bash Shell
9 27 (30.00%) REST
10 22 (24.44%) Jenkins
11 21 (23.33%) SDLC
11 21 (23.33%) TCP/IP
11 21 (23.33%) TDD
12 20 (22.22%) HTML
12 20 (22.22%) SQL
12 20 (22.22%) DTV
13 19 (21.11%) C
13 19 (21.11%) HTTP
13 19 (21.11%) Test Management
13 19 (21.11%) Git (software)
14 18 (20.00%) Subversion
15 17 (18.89%) Digital Media
15 17 (18.89%) Apache
15 17 (18.89%) Web Services
15 17 (18.89%) API Testing
15 17 (18.89%) Continuous Delivery
15 17 (18.89%) Functional Programming
16 16 (17.78%) Cybersecurity
16 16 (17.78%) Lisp

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 17 (18.89%) Apache
2 14 (15.56%) Tomcat
3 11 (12.22%) Node.js
4 4 (4.44%) Confluence
5 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.33%) JBoss
5 3 (3.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.33%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.33%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.11%) Drupal
6 1 (1.11%) nginx
6 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) SPSS
2 1 (1.11%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) GitHub
2 5 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.44%) SaaS
4 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.11%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (1.11%) Dropbox
5 1 (1.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.33%) TCP/IP
2 19 (21.11%) HTTP
3 13 (14.44%) tcpdump
4 6 (6.67%) Firewall
5 5 (5.56%) SAN
6 3 (3.33%) DHCP
6 3 (3.33%) DNS
6 3 (3.33%) VLAN
7 1 (1.11%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (1.11%) Internet
7 1 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.11%) IPsec
7 1 (1.11%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.11%) LDAP
7 1 (1.11%) MPLS
7 1 (1.11%) SSL
7 1 (1.11%) VoIP
7 1 (1.11%) VPN
7 1 (1.11%) WAN
7 1 (1.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.78%) MongoDB
2 14 (15.56%) MySQL
3 11 (12.22%) Big Data
4 10 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
5 7 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
6 6 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (4.44%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.33%) DB2
8 3 (3.33%) Neo4j
8 3 (3.33%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.22%) Data Mining
9 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (2.22%) Riak
9 2 (2.22%) Voldemort
10 1 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 22 (24.44%) Jenkins
2 19 (21.11%) Git (software)
3 18 (20.00%) Subversion
4 14 (15.56%) Ant
4 14 (15.56%) Maven
5 13 (14.44%) Eclipse
5 13 (14.44%) Gradle
5 13 (14.44%) IntelliJ
6 7 (7.78%) Cucumber
7 6 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (6.67%) Selenium
8 4 (4.44%) FitNesse
8 4 (4.44%) JIRA
8 4 (4.44%) JMeter
8 4 (4.44%) JUnit
8 4 (4.44%) MSTest
8 4 (4.44%) TestLink
8 4 (4.44%) VersionOne
9 2 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (1.11%) GitLab
General
1 15 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.89%) Games
3 4 (4.44%) Finance
4 3 (3.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.11%) Advertising
5 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (26.67%) Developer
2 20 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 16 (17.78%) Automation Engineer
3 16 (17.78%) Test Automation Engineer
4 12 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 11 (12.22%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 11 (12.22%) Security Engineer
5 11 (12.22%) Software Engineer
6 10 (11.11%) Java Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) Analyst
7 8 (8.89%) Senior Java Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) J2EE Developer
8 7 (7.78%) Java Developer
8 7 (7.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (7.78%) Test Analyst
9 6 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Consultant
10 4 (4.44%) Objective-C Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (30.00%) REST
2 20 (22.22%) HTML
3 17 (18.89%) Web Services
4 15 (16.67%) CSS
5 13 (14.44%) Hibernate
5 13 (14.44%) J2EE
5 13 (14.44%) RESTful
5 13 (14.44%) Spring
6 7 (7.78%) LAPP Stack
7 6 (6.67%) Ext JS
7 6 (6.67%) Spring Security
7 6 (6.67%) Velocity
8 4 (4.44%) HTML5
9 3 (3.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (3.33%) JSON
9 3 (3.33%) STL
9 3 (3.33%) WSH
10 2 (2.22%) SOAP
10 2 (2.22%) XML
10 2 (2.22%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.22%) DTV
2 17 (18.89%) Digital Media
3 13 (14.44%) Computer Science
4 12 (13.33%) User Experience
5 10 (11.11%) Grid Computing
6 5 (5.56%) Clustering
7 4 (4.44%) Client/Server
8 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.33%) AS400
8 3 (3.33%) Replication
9 2 (2.22%) Algorithms
9 2 (2.22%) Data Structures
9 2 (2.22%) Life Science
9 2 (2.22%) Public Cloud
10 1 (1.11%) Blog
10 1 (1.11%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (1.11%) Social Media
10 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
10 1 (1.11%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 65 (72.22%) Linux
2 37 (41.11%) Unix
3 8 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (8.89%) Windows
4 5 (5.56%) CentOS
5 4 (4.44%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.33%) OS/400
6 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (42.22%) Scrum
3 21 (23.33%) SDLC
3 21 (23.33%) TDD
4 19 (21.11%) Test Management
5 17 (18.89%) API Testing
5 17 (18.89%) Continuous Delivery
5 17 (18.89%) Functional Programming
6 16 (17.78%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (16.67%) Automation Testing
8 14 (15.56%) BDD
8 14 (15.56%) Software Engineering
9 12 (13.33%) ETL
9 12 (13.33%) Online Security
10 11 (12.22%) Data Analysis
11 10 (11.11%) Machine Learning
11 10 (11.11%) OOP
12 9 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (10.00%) DevOps
13 7 (7.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 65 (72.22%) Java
2 50 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 41 (45.56%) Perl
4 34 (37.78%) C++
5 33 (36.67%) Bash Shell
6 20 (22.22%) SQL
7 19 (21.11%) C
8 16 (17.78%) Erlang
8 16 (17.78%) Haskell
8 16 (17.78%) Lisp
9 14 (15.56%) C#
10 13 (14.44%) Ruby
11 11 (12.22%) PHP
12 10 (11.11%) Scala
13 5 (5.56%) Shell Script
14 4 (4.44%) Objective-C
14 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
15 3 (3.33%) Clojure
16 2 (2.22%) Groovy
16 2 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (3.33%) VCP5
1 3 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.11%) CCNP
2 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) QA
System Software
1 13 (14.44%) Snort
2 7 (7.78%) Docker
3 3 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.33%) DFS Replication
3 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.22%) Postfix
4 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.11%) Ceph
5 1 (1.11%) GlusterFS
5 1 (1.11%) iptables
5 1 (1.11%) LXC
5 1 (1.11%) NFS
5 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Nagios
1 2 (2.22%) Rundeck
2 1 (1.11%) Ansible
2 1 (1.11%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (1.11%) CFEngine
2 1 (1.11%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.11%) OpenView
2 1 (1.11%) OPNET
2 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.11%) Puppet
2 1 (1.11%) Salt
2 1 (1.11%) SELinux
2 1 (1.11%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (13.33%) Oracle
2 10 (11.11%) TOWER Software
3 8 (8.89%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.67%) Perforce
4 6 (6.67%) VMware
5 3 (3.33%) IBM
5 3 (3.33%) Splunk
6 2 (2.22%) Cisco
6 2 (2.22%) Juniper
6 2 (2.22%) Tableau
7 1 (1.11%) BMC
7 1 (1.11%) CA
7 1 (1.11%) Citrix
7 1 (1.11%) Compuware
7 1 (1.11%) F5
7 1 (1.11%) Google
7 1 (1.11%) HP
7 1 (1.11%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.11%) SolarWinds
Newport, Gwent
Office for National Statistics
Salary: From £31,150 to £38,100 per annum Plus MRP
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Office for National Statistics
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum c.£35K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Shares and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago