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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 78 80 82
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Python 30 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.25% 1.13% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.16% 1.90% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 9
Average salary £35,000 £47,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.53% +25.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £35,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £48,200 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
721 631 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 54.17% 59.25% 61.33%
Number of salaries quoted 633 565 609
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £43,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 0 23 £35,000 -25.53% 2
North Wales -1 2 £31,750 +11.40% 2
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 39 (54.93%) Perl
2 38 (53.52%) Linux
3 32 (45.07%) JavaScript
4 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (42.25%) Java
6 28 (39.44%) C++
7 24 (33.80%) Ruby
8 23 (32.39%) HTML
8 23 (32.39%) PHP
9 20 (28.17%) TCP/IP
9 20 (28.17%) Scrum
9 20 (28.17%) Red Hat
10 19 (26.76%) Computer Science
11 18 (25.35%) BDD
11 18 (25.35%) TDD
11 18 (25.35%) Windows
12 17 (23.94%) C
12 17 (23.94%) C#
12 17 (23.94%) OO
12 17 (23.94%) Bash Shell
12 17 (23.94%) CentOS
12 17 (23.94%) Degree
13 16 (22.54%) HTTP
13 16 (22.54%) UNIX
13 16 (22.54%) CSS
14 15 (21.13%) SQL
15 14 (19.72%) OOP
16 12 (16.90%) Regression Testing
16 12 (16.90%) MySQL
16 12 (16.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (12.68%) Apache
2 8 (11.27%) Confluence
3 3 (4.23%) IIS
4 1 (1.41%) nginx
4 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.41%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.68%) PaaS
2 7 (9.86%) SaaS
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.17%) TCP/IP
2 16 (22.54%) HTTP
3 11 (15.49%) Wireshark
4 8 (11.27%) Firewall
5 6 (8.45%) Internet
6 5 (7.04%) VLAN
6 5 (7.04%) RFID
7 4 (5.63%) tcpdump
8 3 (4.23%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (4.23%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (4.23%) Kerberos
8 3 (4.23%) SSL
8 3 (4.23%) DNS
9 2 (2.82%) SSH
10 1 (1.41%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.41%) NAS
10 1 (1.41%) Network Security
10 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.41%) LAN
10 1 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) MySQL
2 10 (14.08%) Big Data
3 4 (5.63%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.63%) Data Mining
3 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.82%) MS Access
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.82%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.41%) Informix
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) JIRA
1 11 (15.49%) Jenkins
2 7 (9.86%) TestLink
3 6 (8.45%) Fiddler
4 5 (7.04%) Cucumber
4 5 (7.04%) JUnit
5 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.23%) Selenium
7 2 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.41%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.41%) PhantomJS
8 1 (1.41%) Mocha
8 1 (1.41%) GCC
8 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.41%) JMeter
General
1 11 (15.49%) Marketing
1 11 (15.49%) Advertising
2 8 (11.27%) Finance
3 7 (9.86%) Welsh Language
4 6 (8.45%) Electronics
5 2 (2.82%) Games
5 2 (2.82%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Developer
2 14 (19.72%) Software Engineer
3 12 (16.90%) Software Developer
3 12 (16.90%) Test Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (9.86%) Administrator
5 6 (8.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.45%) Software Test Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.45%) C Software Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Technical Leader
6 5 (7.04%) Software Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Development Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Software Development Manager
7 4 (5.63%) UNIX Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (32.39%) HTML
2 16 (22.54%) CSS
3 11 (15.49%) .NET
4 10 (14.08%) XML
5 9 (12.68%) Ajax
6 7 (9.86%) HTML5
7 6 (8.45%) Web Services
8 4 (5.63%) jQuery
9 3 (4.23%) REST
9 3 (4.23%) SOAP
9 3 (4.23%) LAMP
10 2 (2.82%) OpenGL
10 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
10 2 (2.82%) WPF
10 2 (2.82%) RESTful
11 1 (1.41%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
11 1 (1.41%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.76%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.27%) DTV
3 6 (8.45%) User Experience
4 5 (7.04%) Visualisation
4 5 (7.04%) Statistics
4 5 (7.04%) Web 2.0
5 4 (5.63%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.63%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.82%) GIS
7 1 (1.41%) Open Source
7 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.41%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 38 (53.52%) Linux
2 18 (25.35%) Windows
3 17 (23.94%) CentOS
4 16 (22.54%) UNIX
5 12 (16.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.04%) Mac OS
7 4 (5.63%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.23%) Android
8 3 (4.23%) Debian
9 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.41%) AIX
9 1 (1.41%) HPUX
9 1 (1.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.17%) Scrum
3 18 (25.35%) BDD
3 18 (25.35%) TDD
4 17 (23.94%) OO
5 14 (19.72%) OOP
6 12 (16.90%) Regression Testing
7 11 (15.49%) Mobile Marketing
7 11 (15.49%) E-Commerce
8 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (12.68%) Software Engineering
9 9 (12.68%) DevOps
10 8 (11.27%) Product Management
10 8 (11.27%) Bug Management
11 7 (9.86%) Automation Testing
11 7 (9.86%) Test Management
12 5 (7.04%) People Management
12 5 (7.04%) Build Automation
12 5 (7.04%) Time Management
13 4 (5.63%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (54.93%) Perl
2 32 (45.07%) JavaScript
3 30 (42.25%) Java
4 28 (39.44%) C++
5 24 (33.80%) Ruby
6 23 (32.39%) PHP
7 17 (23.94%) C
7 17 (23.94%) C#
7 17 (23.94%) Bash Shell
8 15 (21.13%) SQL
9 11 (15.49%) Korn
10 6 (8.45%) Embedded C++
11 5 (7.04%) PowerShell
11 5 (7.04%) Embedded C
12 4 (5.63%) Groovy
13 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
14 2 (2.82%) VB
14 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
15 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (23.94%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) ISEB
3 2 (2.82%) RHCE
4 1 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.45%) Firmware
3 3 (4.23%) Nmap
3 3 (4.23%) Squid
3 3 (4.23%) Xen
4 1 (1.41%) NFS
4 1 (1.41%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.41%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) Nagios
2 5 (7.04%) Puppet
3 4 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.23%) Zenoss
4 3 (4.23%) Nessus
5 2 (2.82%) Ansible
6 1 (1.41%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.41%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.41%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.41%) OpenView
6 1 (1.41%) OPNET
Vendors
1 20 (28.17%) Red Hat
2 9 (12.68%) VMware
3 7 (9.86%) TOWER Software
4 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.23%) IBM
6 2 (2.82%) BMC
6 2 (2.82%) HP
6 2 (2.82%) Cisco
6 2 (2.82%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.41%) NetQoS
7 1 (1.41%) Ipanema Technologies
7 1 (1.41%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.41%) F5
7 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.41%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.41%) Google
7 1 (1.41%) NetScout
7 1 (1.41%) Zend
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle
7 1 (1.41%) EMC
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