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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 58 75 75
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Permanent jobs citing Python 39 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.02% 2.01% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.16% 3.71% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 37 26 12
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
633 700 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 49.03% 54.22% 49.71%
Number of salaries quoted 554 645 462
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 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 2 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 +11 37 £34,000 -9.33% 4
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 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 46 (70.77%) Perl
1 46 (70.77%) Linux
2 25 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 24 (36.92%) Windows
3 24 (36.92%) VMware
4 22 (33.85%) Firewall
5 21 (32.31%) Red Hat
5 21 (32.31%) UNIX
5 21 (32.31%) CentOS
6 20 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (29.23%) HTTP
7 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
8 18 (27.69%) Finance
8 18 (27.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (26.15%) SaaS
9 17 (26.15%) Welsh Language
9 17 (26.15%) Java
9 17 (26.15%) C++
10 16 (24.62%) Wireshark
11 15 (23.08%) Debian
11 15 (23.08%) C#
11 15 (23.08%) Apache
11 15 (23.08%) Nagios
12 14 (21.54%) Oracle
13 13 (20.00%) SQL
14 12 (18.46%) MySQL
14 12 (18.46%) Computer Science
14 12 (18.46%) Nessus
14 12 (18.46%) Nmap
14 12 (18.46%) Ruby

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 15 (23.08%) Apache
2 4 (6.15%) nginx
2 4 (6.15%) Confluence
3 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.15%) SaaS
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 25 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 22 (33.85%) Firewall
3 19 (29.23%) HTTP
4 16 (24.62%) Wireshark
5 12 (18.46%) VLAN
5 12 (18.46%) tcpdump
6 11 (16.92%) SAN
7 5 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (7.69%) iSCSI
8 4 (6.15%) Internet
9 3 (4.62%) DVB
10 2 (3.08%) LAN
10 2 (3.08%) WAN
11 1 (1.54%) LDAP
11 1 (1.54%) SSL
11 1 (1.54%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (1.54%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) MySQL
2 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.54%) Big Data
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.54%) OLAP
5 1 (1.54%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.23%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.23%) JIRA
3 4 (6.15%) Selenium
3 4 (6.15%) Fiddler
3 4 (6.15%) JUnit
3 4 (6.15%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (27.69%) Finance
2 17 (26.15%) Welsh Language
3 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.62%) Multimedia
5 2 (3.08%) Marketing
5 2 (3.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (24.62%) Test Engineer
2 10 (15.38%) Administrator
3 9 (13.85%) Developer
3 9 (13.85%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (12.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (12.31%) Software Developer
4 8 (12.31%) Software Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (12.31%) Automation Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Test Automation Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) UNIX Administrator
7 5 (7.69%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 3 (4.62%) Deployment Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.38%) XML
2 7 (10.77%) HTML
3 6 (9.23%) WPF
4 2 (3.08%) LAMP
4 2 (3.08%) Ajax
4 2 (3.08%) CSS
4 2 (3.08%) jQuery
4 2 (3.08%) RESTful
4 2 (3.08%) HTML5
5 1 (1.54%) REST
5 1 (1.54%) SOAP
5 1 (1.54%) Web Services
5 1 (1.54%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.77%) DTV
3 6 (9.23%) GIS
3 6 (9.23%) Clustering
4 3 (4.62%) STB
4 3 (4.62%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 46 (70.77%) Linux
2 24 (36.92%) Windows
3 21 (32.31%) CentOS
3 21 (32.31%) UNIX
4 18 (27.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (23.08%) Debian
6 11 (16.92%) AIX
7 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.46%) Incident Management
2 10 (15.38%) ITIL
3 9 (13.85%) Scrum
3 9 (13.85%) Product Management
4 8 (12.31%) BDD
4 8 (12.31%) TDD
4 8 (12.31%) Test Automation
5 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.77%) Regression Testing
6 6 (9.23%) OO
6 6 (9.23%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.69%) DevOps
8 4 (6.15%) Bug Management
8 4 (6.15%) Test Management
8 4 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.15%) Software Testing
9 3 (4.62%) Network Design
9 3 (4.62%) Static Code Analysis
9 3 (4.62%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (70.77%) Perl
2 17 (26.15%) C++
2 17 (26.15%) Java
3 15 (23.08%) C#
4 13 (20.00%) SQL
5 12 (18.46%) Ruby
6 11 (16.92%) Korn
6 11 (16.92%) Bash Shell
7 10 (15.38%) C
7 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 9 (13.85%) Groovy
9 6 (9.23%) PHP
9 6 (9.23%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (18.46%) Nmap
3 8 (12.31%) Xen
4 3 (4.62%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.62%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (4.62%) XenServer
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (23.08%) Nagios
2 12 (18.46%) Nessus
3 6 (9.23%) Puppet
4 2 (3.08%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.54%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (36.92%) VMware
2 21 (32.31%) Red Hat
3 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
4 14 (21.54%) Oracle
5 10 (15.38%) IBM
6 8 (12.31%) Cisco
7 6 (9.23%) Sybase
8 5 (7.69%) JBoss
9 3 (4.62%) HP
9 3 (4.62%) Citrix
9 3 (4.62%) Coverity
9 3 (4.62%) Wind River
10 2 (3.08%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.54%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.54%) Google
11 1 (1.54%) TOWER Software
11 1 (1.54%) Perforce
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