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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 48 84 83
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -1
Permanent jobs citing Python 60 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.31% 1.84% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.38% 3.93% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 49 24 13
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,650 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +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
640 610 701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 46.01% 46.78% 56.99%
Number of salaries quoted 548 549 635
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 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +31 60 £37,000 +5.71% 4
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 64 (71.91%) Linux
2 55 (61.80%) Perl
3 52 (58.43%) Java
4 49 (55.06%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (50.56%) JavaScript
6 31 (34.83%) C++
7 29 (32.58%) SQL
8 25 (28.09%) C#
9 24 (26.97%) Ruby
10 23 (25.84%) Bash Shell
10 23 (25.84%) REST
11 21 (23.60%) Windows
12 19 (21.35%) PHP
12 19 (21.35%) Subversion
13 18 (20.22%) C
13 18 (20.22%) Automation Testing
13 18 (20.22%) Git (software)
14 17 (19.10%) Computer Science
14 17 (19.10%) HTML
14 17 (19.10%) .NET
14 17 (19.10%) Scrum
15 16 (17.98%) Web Services
15 16 (17.98%) CSS
15 16 (17.98%) Software Engineering
15 16 (17.98%) Test Automation
15 16 (17.98%) Jenkins
16 14 (15.73%) Build Automation
16 14 (15.73%) Big Data
16 14 (15.73%) Selenium
16 14 (15.73%) OO

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 7 (7.87%) IIS
2 6 (6.74%) Apache
3 5 (5.62%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.37%) Node.js
5 2 (2.25%) Documentum
5 2 (2.25%) JBoss
6 1 (1.12%) ArcSDE
6 1 (1.12%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.12%) Confluence
6 1 (1.12%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.36%) SaaS
1 11 (12.36%) PaaS
2 7 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.49%) GitHub
3 4 (4.49%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.25%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.12%) Route 53
6 1 (1.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.24%) Firewall
2 9 (10.11%) TCP/IP
2 9 (10.11%) RFID
3 6 (6.74%) SSL
3 6 (6.74%) HTTP
4 5 (5.62%) VLAN
4 5 (5.62%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (3.37%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.25%) tcpdump
7 1 (1.12%) SNMP
7 1 (1.12%) SSH
7 1 (1.12%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.73%) Big Data
2 13 (14.61%) MongoDB
3 11 (12.36%) Data Mining
3 11 (12.36%) NoSQL
4 8 (8.99%) VoltDB
5 6 (6.74%) MySQL
6 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.37%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (3.37%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.25%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 19 (21.35%) Subversion
2 18 (20.22%) Git (software)
3 16 (17.98%) Jenkins
4 14 (15.73%) Selenium
5 12 (13.48%) Cucumber
6 10 (11.24%) JUnit
7 6 (6.74%) Visual Studio
8 4 (4.49%) Ant
8 4 (4.49%) Eclipse
9 3 (3.37%) Mercurial
10 2 (2.25%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (2.25%) Gradle
10 2 (2.25%) Hudson
10 2 (2.25%) Maven
10 2 (2.25%) IntelliJ
11 1 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 11 (12.36%) Advertising
1 11 (12.36%) Marketing
2 10 (11.24%) Electronics
2 10 (11.24%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.99%) Finance
4 7 (7.87%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 30 (33.71%) Developer
2 14 (15.73%) Software Engineer
3 9 (10.11%) Software Development Manager
3 9 (10.11%) Software Developer
3 9 (10.11%) Development Manager
3 9 (10.11%) Software Manager
4 7 (7.87%) Test Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Software Tester
5 6 (6.74%) Tester
5 6 (6.74%) Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) Test Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) Database Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Security Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Application Security Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.37%) C++ Developer
8 3 (3.37%) PHP Developer
8 3 (3.37%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.84%) REST
2 17 (19.10%) HTML
2 17 (19.10%) .NET
3 16 (17.98%) Web Services
3 16 (17.98%) CSS
4 11 (12.36%) Ajax
5 5 (5.62%) XML
5 5 (5.62%) PCRE
6 4 (4.49%) JSON
6 4 (4.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (4.49%) SOAP
6 4 (4.49%) STL
7 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.37%) HTML5
7 3 (3.37%) CSS3
8 2 (2.25%) jQuery
8 2 (2.25%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.25%) RESTful
8 2 (2.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.10%) Computer Science
2 11 (12.36%) Client/Server
3 10 (11.24%) DTV
4 9 (10.11%) Web 2.0
5 5 (5.62%) User Experience
6 4 (4.49%) Public Cloud
7 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.37%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.25%) Life Science
8 2 (2.25%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.25%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.12%) GIS
9 1 (1.12%) Grid Computing
9 1 (1.12%) Clustering
9 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 64 (71.91%) Linux
2 21 (23.60%) Windows
3 12 (13.48%) Mac OS
3 12 (13.48%) UNIX
4 6 (6.74%) CentOS
5 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.25%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.25%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.12%) AIX
7 1 (1.12%) HPUX
7 1 (1.12%) Debian
7 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.12%) Android
7 1 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (55.06%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.22%) Automation Testing
3 17 (19.10%) Scrum
4 16 (17.98%) Software Engineering
4 16 (17.98%) Test Automation
5 14 (15.73%) Build Automation
5 14 (15.73%) OO
6 12 (13.48%) SDLC
7 11 (12.36%) E-Commerce
7 11 (12.36%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (12.36%) Mobile Marketing
8 10 (11.24%) Regression Testing
8 10 (11.24%) TDD
9 9 (10.11%) ETL
9 9 (10.11%) Test Management
9 9 (10.11%) People Management
10 8 (8.99%) BDD
10 8 (8.99%) Product Management
11 7 (7.87%) MVC
12 6 (6.74%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (61.80%) Perl
2 52 (58.43%) Java
3 45 (50.56%) JavaScript
4 31 (34.83%) C++
5 29 (32.58%) SQL
6 25 (28.09%) C#
7 24 (26.97%) Ruby
8 23 (25.84%) Bash Shell
9 19 (21.35%) PHP
10 18 (20.22%) C
11 11 (12.36%) Groovy
12 10 (11.24%) Embedded C++
13 9 (10.11%) Embedded C
13 9 (10.11%) Shell Script
14 3 (3.37%) Go
14 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
14 3 (3.37%) Erlang
15 2 (2.25%) Korn
15 2 (2.25%) Scala
16 1 (1.12%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 7 (7.87%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.24%) QA
2 7 (7.87%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.11%) Firmware
2 5 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.12%) Snort
4 1 (1.12%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) Nagios
2 3 (3.37%) Puppet
3 2 (2.25%) Zenoss
3 2 (2.25%) Ansible
3 2 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.12%) Nessus
4 1 (1.12%) Nmap
4 1 (1.12%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.12%) logstash
4 1 (1.12%) Graphite
4 1 (1.12%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 8 (8.99%) Red Hat
2 6 (6.74%) TOWER Software
3 5 (5.62%) VMware
4 3 (3.37%) Facebook
4 3 (3.37%) Twitter
4 3 (3.37%) Google
5 2 (2.25%) Perforce
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle
5 2 (2.25%) Remedy
5 2 (2.25%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.25%) EMC
6 1 (1.12%) BMC
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco
6 1 (1.12%) HP
6 1 (1.12%) ESRI
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 46k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 46k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff University
Salary: From £31,342 to £37,394 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago