The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 37 54
Rank change year-on-year +9 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Python 30 36 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.99% 5.18% 2.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.40% 10.32% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 27 36 14
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £44,400
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 242 349 341
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 48.30% 50.22% 45.35%
Number of salaries quoted 224 325 276
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Python as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Cardiff

Python
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python in Cardiff.

Salary trend for Python in Cardiff

Python
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Cardiff over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Python in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Python.

1 37 (61.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (50.00%) Linux
3 26 (43.33%) PHP
3 26 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (40.00%) Java
4 24 (40.00%) Games
5 23 (38.33%) Perl
5 23 (38.33%) DevOps
6 22 (36.67%) Bash Shell
7 21 (35.00%) OO
8 19 (31.67%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (31.67%) Puppet
8 19 (31.67%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (30.00%) SLA
9 18 (30.00%) Configuration Management
10 16 (26.67%) C++
11 15 (25.00%) C#
12 13 (21.67%) SQL
12 13 (21.67%) Machine Learning
13 12 (20.00%) Big Data
13 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
14 11 (18.33%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (18.33%) Hadoop
15 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 9 (15.00%) HTML
15 9 (15.00%) MySQL
16 8 (13.33%) C
16 8 (13.33%) Django
16 8 (13.33%) NoSQL
16 8 (13.33%) Apache Spark

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 8 (13.33%) Apache Spark
2 7 (11.67%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.00%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.33%) SAS
4 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.67%) CMS
5 1 (1.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 26 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (5.00%) GitHub
4 3 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Firewall
1 4 (6.67%) MPLS
1 4 (6.67%) PBX
1 4 (6.67%) RTP
1 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (6.67%) VoIP
1 4 (6.67%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.67%) LAN
2 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) Big Data
2 11 (18.33%) Hadoop
3 9 (15.00%) MySQL
4 8 (13.33%) NoSQL
5 7 (11.67%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (6.67%) QlikView
7 3 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (5.00%) Apache Hive
7 3 (5.00%) Spotfire
8 2 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
8 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.67%) Power BI
9 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (5.00%) JIRA
2 3 (5.00%) Selenium
2 3 (5.00%) Subversion
2 3 (5.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.33%) CircleCI
3 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.67%) Ant
4 1 (1.67%) Grunt
4 1 (1.67%) gulp
4 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.67%) Maven
4 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.67%) webpack
General
1 24 (40.00%) Games
2 5 (8.33%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) Developer
2 20 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Graduate
6 4 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Agile Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) QA Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) QA Automation Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Data Scientist
8 2 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) HTML
2 8 (13.33%) Django
3 7 (11.67%) CSS
4 6 (10.00%) HTML5
5 5 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 4 (6.67%) .NET
6 4 (6.67%) Java EE
6 4 (6.67%) Pandas
6 4 (6.67%) Web Services
7 3 (5.00%) CSS3
7 3 (5.00%) React
8 2 (3.33%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.33%) J2EE
8 2 (3.33%) MXNet
8 2 (3.33%) REST
8 2 (3.33%) RESTful
8 2 (3.33%) Spring
8 2 (3.33%) TensorFlow
9 1 (1.67%) Ajax
9 1 (1.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.67%) CUDA
3 3 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.00%) User Experience
4 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.33%) Fintech
4 2 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 30 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Android
2 4 (6.67%) CentOS
2 4 (6.67%) Debian
2 4 (6.67%) Ubuntu
3 3 (5.00%) Unix
4 2 (3.33%) Windows
5 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (61.67%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.33%) DevOps
3 21 (35.00%) OO
4 19 (31.67%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 13 (21.67%) Machine Learning
7 11 (18.33%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (13.33%) SDLC
9 7 (11.67%) Data Visualisation
9 7 (11.67%) Visualisation
10 6 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
10 6 (10.00%) Scrum
10 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
11 5 (8.33%) API Development
11 5 (8.33%) Cross-Platform Development
12 4 (6.67%) Data Security
12 4 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (6.67%) Parallel Computing
12 4 (6.67%) Test Automation
13 3 (5.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 26 (43.33%) PHP
2 24 (40.00%) Java
3 23 (38.33%) Perl
4 22 (36.67%) Bash Shell
5 16 (26.67%) C++
6 15 (25.00%) C#
7 13 (21.67%) SQL
8 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 8 (13.33%) C
10 5 (8.33%) R
11 3 (5.00%) Ruby
12 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.67%) Apple Swift
13 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.33%) PhD
4 1 (1.67%) HND
4 1 (1.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (30.00%) SLA
2 3 (5.00%) QA
3 2 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.67%) Docker
1 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (31.67%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (31.67%) Puppet
2 2 (3.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Oracle
2 5 (8.33%) Tableau
3 4 (6.67%) Acme Packet
3 4 (6.67%) Brocade
3 4 (6.67%) Cisco
3 4 (6.67%) Google
3 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.67%) SonicWALL
4 2 (3.33%) VMware
5 1 (1.67%) SaltStack