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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 55 86 80
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -6
Permanent jobs citing Python 41 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.20% 1.26% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.38% 2.21% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35 15 14
Average salary £34,000 £34,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.44% +13.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £42,300 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
643 768 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 50.23% 56.89% 48.28%
Number of salaries quoted 551 707 471
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +27 36 £34,000 -1.44% 5
Mid Wales - 1 £35,000 -
North Wales - 1 £31,500 -
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 45 (64.29%) Perl
2 43 (61.43%) Linux
3 22 (31.43%) TCP/IP
3 22 (31.43%) VMware
3 22 (31.43%) CentOS
4 21 (30.00%) Windows
4 21 (30.00%) Java
4 21 (30.00%) C++
5 20 (28.57%) HTTP
6 18 (25.71%) Finance
6 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (24.29%) Wireshark
7 17 (24.29%) Welsh Language
7 17 (24.29%) SaaS
7 17 (24.29%) Firewall
7 17 (24.29%) Red Hat
7 17 (24.29%) C#
7 17 (24.29%) UNIX
8 16 (22.86%) Ruby
9 15 (21.43%) Computer Science
9 15 (21.43%) Debian
10 14 (20.00%) MySQL
10 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 14 (20.00%) Degree
11 13 (18.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (18.57%) Apache
11 13 (18.57%) Nagios
12 12 (17.14%) C
12 12 (17.14%) JavaScript

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 13 (18.57%) Apache
2 5 (7.14%) Confluence
3 4 (5.71%) nginx
4 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (24.29%) SaaS
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (31.43%) TCP/IP
2 20 (28.57%) HTTP
3 17 (24.29%) Firewall
3 17 (24.29%) Wireshark
4 12 (17.14%) VLAN
4 12 (17.14%) tcpdump
5 7 (10.00%) SAN
6 5 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (7.14%) iSCSI
7 4 (5.71%) Internet
8 2 (2.86%) LAN
8 2 (2.86%) WAN
9 1 (1.43%) LDAP
9 1 (1.43%) DVB
9 1 (1.43%) SSL
9 1 (1.43%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (1.43%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.00%) MySQL
2 7 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.43%) Big Data
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.43%) OLAP
4 1 (1.43%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Jenkins
2 8 (11.43%) Visual Studio
3 7 (10.00%) JIRA
4 5 (7.14%) Fiddler
5 4 (5.71%) Selenium
5 4 (5.71%) JUnit
5 4 (5.71%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.43%) GCC
7 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (25.71%) Finance
2 17 (24.29%) Welsh Language
3 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.29%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 2 (2.86%) Advertising
6 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (24.29%) Test Engineer
2 14 (20.00%) Developer
3 13 (18.57%) Software Developer
4 11 (15.71%) Software Engineer
5 10 (14.29%) Administrator
6 9 (12.86%) Linux Administrator
7 8 (11.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 8 (11.43%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (11.43%) Automation Engineer
7 8 (11.43%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (8.57%) UNIX Administrator
9 5 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 4 (5.71%) C Software Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Analyst
11 3 (4.29%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) HTML
2 6 (8.57%) XML
2 6 (8.57%) WPF
3 3 (4.29%) Web Services
4 2 (2.86%) jQuery
4 2 (2.86%) RESTful
4 2 (2.86%) HTML5
4 2 (2.86%) OpenGL
4 2 (2.86%) LAMP
4 2 (2.86%) Ajax
4 2 (2.86%) CSS
5 1 (1.43%) SOAP
5 1 (1.43%) .NET
5 1 (1.43%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.43%) REST
5 1 (1.43%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.57%) GIS
3 5 (7.14%) DTV
4 2 (2.86%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.86%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.86%) User Experience
4 2 (2.86%) Clustering
4 2 (2.86%) Statistics
5 1 (1.43%) STB
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) Firmware
5 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 43 (61.43%) Linux
2 22 (31.43%) CentOS
3 21 (30.00%) Windows
4 17 (24.29%) UNIX
5 15 (21.43%) Debian
6 13 (18.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (8.57%) AIX
8 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.14%) Incident Management
3 11 (15.71%) Scrum
4 10 (14.29%) Product Management
4 10 (14.29%) BDD
4 10 (14.29%) TDD
4 10 (14.29%) OO
4 10 (14.29%) ITIL
5 8 (11.43%) Regression Testing
5 8 (11.43%) Software Engineering
5 8 (11.43%) Test Automation
6 7 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (10.00%) DevOps
7 6 (8.57%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.14%) Test Management
8 5 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.14%) Bug Management
9 4 (5.71%) OOP
10 3 (4.29%) Network Design
10 3 (4.29%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (64.29%) Perl
2 21 (30.00%) C++
2 21 (30.00%) Java
3 17 (24.29%) C#
4 16 (22.86%) Ruby
5 12 (17.14%) Korn
5 12 (17.14%) Bash Shell
5 12 (17.14%) C
5 12 (17.14%) JavaScript
6 10 (14.29%) SQL
7 9 (12.86%) Groovy
8 7 (10.00%) PHP
9 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (17.14%) Nmap
3 8 (11.43%) Xen
4 3 (4.29%) XenServer
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (18.57%) Nagios
2 12 (17.14%) Nessus
3 6 (8.57%) Puppet
4 2 (2.86%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 22 (31.43%) VMware
2 17 (24.29%) Red Hat
3 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (14.29%) Oracle
5 6 (8.57%) Cisco
6 5 (7.14%) IBM
6 5 (7.14%) JBoss
7 3 (4.29%) Citrix
7 3 (4.29%) Coverity
7 3 (4.29%) Wind River
8 2 (2.86%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.86%) TOWER Software
8 2 (2.86%) Sybase
9 1 (1.43%) HP
9 1 (1.43%) Perforce
9 1 (1.43%) Google
9 1 (1.43%) Rackspace
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