The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 40 43 90
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +47
Permanent jobs citing Python 63 59 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.88% 4.41% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.86% 9.42% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 52 47 21
Median salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
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
639 626 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 49.53% 46.79% 46.18%
Number of salaries quoted 565 544 539
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

Python Salary Histogram in Wales

Python
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +2 62 £38,500 +4.05% 6
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Python.

1 62 (62.63%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (58.59%) Linux
3 57 (57.58%) Java
4 52 (52.53%) C++
5 36 (36.36%) DevOps
6 35 (35.35%) Software Engineering
7 31 (31.31%) Perl
8 29 (29.29%) MySQL
8 29 (29.29%) Unix
9 25 (25.25%) Oracle
10 24 (24.24%) SQL Server
10 24 (24.24%) Scrum
10 24 (24.24%) Analytics
10 24 (24.24%) Bash Shell
11 23 (23.23%) Computer Science
11 23 (23.23%) JavaScript
12 21 (21.21%) Relational Database
13 20 (20.20%) Life Science
13 20 (20.20%) Informatics
13 20 (20.20%) C#
14 18 (18.18%) SQL
14 18 (18.18%) TCP/IP
14 18 (18.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 17 (17.17%) Jenkins
15 17 (17.17%) PHP
16 16 (16.16%) C
16 16 (16.16%) Windows
16 16 (16.16%) SQLite
16 16 (16.16%) Continuous Delivery
17 15 (15.15%) Degree

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (12.12%) Tornado
2 9 (9.09%) Apache
3 8 (8.08%) Tomcat
4 6 (6.06%) Node.js
5 3 (3.03%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.03%) JBoss
6 2 (2.02%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.01%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.01%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) MS Office
2 1 (1.01%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.14%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.04%) IaaS
4 3 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.02%) SaaS
6 1 (1.01%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 12 (12.12%) HTTP
3 11 (11.11%) tcpdump
4 5 (5.05%) Wireshark
5 3 (3.03%) Firewall
5 3 (3.03%) LAN
5 3 (3.03%) VLAN
6 1 (1.01%) DNS
6 1 (1.01%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (29.29%) MySQL
2 24 (24.24%) SQL Server
3 21 (21.21%) Relational Database
4 16 (16.16%) SQLite
5 12 (12.12%) RDBMS
6 9 (9.09%) Big Data
6 9 (9.09%) NoSQL
7 7 (7.07%) MongoDB
8 6 (6.06%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (4.04%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (4.04%) Data Mining
9 4 (4.04%) DB2
9 4 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (3.03%) Hadoop
10 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
10 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (1.01%) Apache Hive
11 1 (1.01%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 17 (17.17%) Jenkins
2 13 (13.13%) Maven
3 12 (12.12%) Ant
3 12 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 12 (12.12%) Subversion
4 8 (8.08%) Eclipse
4 8 (8.08%) Gradle
4 8 (8.08%) IntelliJ
5 4 (4.04%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.03%) JMeter
6 3 (3.03%) TestLink
6 3 (3.03%) The Grinder
6 3 (3.03%) VersionOne
7 2 (2.02%) Hudson
7 2 (2.02%) Selenium
8 1 (1.01%) JIRA
8 1 (1.01%) Mocha
8 1 (1.01%) PhantomJS
8 1 (1.01%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (15.15%) Games
2 12 (12.12%) Finance
3 7 (7.07%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.04%) Welsh Language
5 1 (1.01%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (31.31%) Software Engineer
2 30 (30.30%) Developer
3 16 (16.16%) Software Developer
4 12 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (11.11%) Test Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) Research Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) Security Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) Test Automation Engineer
7 7 (7.07%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) C++ Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Java Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Python Software Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Senior Java Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Administrator
10 4 (4.04%) Agile Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 3 (3.03%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 15 (15.15%) Web Services
3 14 (14.14%) HTML
3 14 (14.14%) REST
4 12 (12.12%) Flask
4 12 (12.12%) Middleware
4 12 (12.12%) OAuth
4 12 (12.12%) ZeroMQ
5 10 (10.10%) J2EE
5 10 (10.10%) Spring
6 9 (9.09%) RESTful
7 8 (8.08%) CSS
7 8 (8.08%) Hibernate
8 6 (6.06%) STL
9 5 (5.05%) .NET
9 5 (5.05%) Ajax
9 5 (5.05%) HTML5
9 5 (5.05%) XML
10 4 (4.04%) Apache Flex
10 4 (4.04%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.23%) Computer Science
2 20 (20.20%) Informatics
2 20 (20.20%) Life Science
3 12 (12.12%) Health Informatics
4 11 (11.11%) Statistics
5 10 (10.10%) Mathematics
6 9 (9.09%) User Experience
7 8 (8.08%) Digital Media
8 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (7.07%) DTV
9 5 (5.05%) Grid Computing
10 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
10 4 (4.04%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (3.03%) Client/Server
11 3 (3.03%) Public Cloud
12 1 (1.01%) Data Integration
12 1 (1.01%) Physics
12 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 58 (58.59%) Linux
2 29 (29.29%) Unix
3 16 (16.16%) Windows
4 6 (6.06%) CentOS
5 5 (5.05%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.04%) Debian
7 3 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.01%) AIX
8 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (62.63%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (36.36%) DevOps
3 35 (35.35%) Software Engineering
4 24 (24.24%) Analytics
4 24 (24.24%) Scrum
5 16 (16.16%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (15.15%) Machine Learning
7 14 (14.14%) Data Analysis
7 14 (14.14%) SDLC
8 13 (13.13%) TDD
9 12 (12.12%) Cross-Platform Development
10 11 (11.11%) Functional Programming
10 11 (11.11%) Online Security
11 10 (10.10%) API Testing
11 10 (10.10%) BDD
11 10 (10.10%) Test Management
12 9 (9.09%) Configuration Management
13 8 (8.08%) Automation Testing
13 8 (8.08%) Cybersecurity
14 7 (7.07%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 57 (57.58%) Java
2 52 (52.53%) C++
3 31 (31.31%) Perl
4 24 (24.24%) Bash Shell
5 23 (23.23%) JavaScript
6 20 (20.20%) C#
7 18 (18.18%) SQL
8 17 (17.17%) PHP
9 16 (16.16%) C
10 12 (12.12%) Erlang
11 10 (10.10%) Ruby
12 7 (7.07%) Haskell
12 7 (7.07%) Lisp
12 7 (7.07%) Shell Script
13 6 (6.06%) Scala
14 5 (5.05%) Delphi
15 4 (4.04%) Groovy
15 4 (4.04%) PowerShell
16 3 (3.03%) VBA
17 2 (2.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (15.15%) Degree
2 4 (4.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.08%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.07%) Snort
3 5 (5.05%) Docker
4 3 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.02%) vSphere
6 1 (1.01%) iptables
Systems Management
1 10 (10.10%) Puppet
2 8 (8.08%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.03%) Ansible
3 3 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.02%) Nagios
5 1 (1.01%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.01%) Nessus
5 1 (1.01%) Nmap
5 1 (1.01%) OpenView
5 1 (1.01%) Rundeck
5 1 (1.01%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.01%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 25 (25.25%) Oracle
2 11 (11.11%) VMware
3 7 (7.07%) TOWER Software
4 6 (6.06%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.04%) Adobe
5 4 (4.04%) Perforce
5 4 (4.04%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.04%) Sybase
6 3 (3.03%) Tableau
7 1 (1.01%) CA
7 1 (1.01%) Cisco
7 1 (1.01%) F5
7 1 (1.01%) HP
7 1 (1.01%) Juniper
7 1 (1.01%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.01%) SolarWinds
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