Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 38 32
Rank change year-on-year +11 -6 +21
Permanent jobs citing Python 110 80 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 6.94% 5.64% 6.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.44% 11.46% 12.46%
Number of salaries quoted 76 72 125
South Wales median annual salary £53,250 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.29% +8.97% +11.43%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,650 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,375 £79,000
Wales median annual salary £52,500 £41,250 £39,000
% change year-on-year +27.27% +5.77% +11.43%

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 884 698 1,132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 55.77% 49.19% 53.07%
Number of salaries quoted 748 628 1,041
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,000 £53,750
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% +6.94% +2.86%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Python in South Wales

Python
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Python in South Wales

Python
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in South Wales over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Python in South Wales

Python
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +19 70 £51,250 +20.59% 11
Torfaen +16 24 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Newport -16 6 £48,500 +14.12% 5
Caerphilly - 4 £35,000 -
Bridgend -6 3 £62,500 +66.67% 1
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 - - 3
Python
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Python.

1 59 (53.64%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (44.55%) Linux
3 46 (41.82%) DevOps
4 45 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (26.36%) Docker
6 27 (24.55%) Ansible
7 26 (23.64%) Jenkins
7 26 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
8 25 (22.73%) Java
9 23 (20.91%) C#
9 23 (20.91%) Software Engineering
10 21 (19.09%) Scrum
10 21 (19.09%) Bash Shell
11 20 (18.18%) SQL
12 19 (17.27%) Selenium
13 18 (16.36%) Git (software)
13 18 (16.36%) Test Automation
13 18 (16.36%) JavaScript
14 17 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (15.45%) Continuous Delivery
15 16 (14.55%) Kubernetes
15 16 (14.55%) Google
16 15 (13.64%) TDD
16 15 (13.64%) VMware
16 15 (13.64%) Web Services
16 15 (13.64%) Django
16 15 (13.64%) Elasticsearch
17 14 (12.73%) Unit Testing
17 14 (12.73%) Puppet

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 15 (13.64%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.55%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.64%) SAS
4 3 (2.73%) JBoss
4 3 (2.73%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.82%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.91%) Apache
6 1 (0.91%) Jetty
6 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 59 (53.64%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (11.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 8 (7.27%) SaaS
5 8 (7.27%) Stackdriver
6 7 (6.36%) Serverless
7 5 (4.55%) GitHub
8 3 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (2.73%) Slack
8 3 (2.73%) Trello
9 2 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.82%) Datadog
9 2 (1.82%) npm
10 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.09%) Wireshark
2 9 (8.18%) Firewall
3 3 (2.73%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.91%) DNS
4 1 (0.91%) HTTP
4 1 (0.91%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.91%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.91%) Network Security
4 1 (0.91%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.36%) MongoDB
2 6 (5.45%) MySQL
3 5 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (2.73%) Big Data
5 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.73%) Sqoop
6 2 (1.82%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.82%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.82%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.82%) Power BI
7 1 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.91%) GIS
7 1 (0.91%) HBase
7 1 (0.91%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.91%) Redis
7 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.91%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (23.64%) Jenkins
2 19 (17.27%) Selenium
3 18 (16.36%) Git (software)
4 8 (7.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (7.27%) CF BOSH
4 8 (7.27%) JIRA
4 8 (7.27%) WebDriver
5 6 (5.45%) Maven
6 5 (4.55%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.64%) Gradle
7 4 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.64%) webpack
8 3 (2.73%) CircleCI
8 3 (2.73%) Pylint
9 2 (1.82%) Ant
9 2 (1.82%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.82%) Redmine
9 2 (1.82%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.82%) Travis CI
9 2 (1.82%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (6.36%) Games
2 6 (5.45%) Welsh Language
3 4 (3.64%) Finance
4 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.82%) Electronics
5 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.82%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.91%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (25.45%) Developer
1 28 (25.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (16.36%) Python Developer
3 13 (11.82%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (10.91%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 11 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 10 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) Automation Test Lead
7 6 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) Lead DevOps
7 6 (5.45%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Test Leader
8 5 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Senior Python Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Cloud Automation Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Principal Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.73%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (2.73%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.64%) Django
1 15 (13.64%) Web Services
2 13 (11.82%) AngularJS
3 11 (10.00%) .NET
4 9 (8.18%) Node.js
4 9 (8.18%) REST
5 8 (7.27%) CSS
5 8 (7.27%) HTML
5 8 (7.27%) React
6 7 (6.36%) .NET Core
7 5 (4.55%) JSON
7 5 (4.55%) RESTful
7 5 (4.55%) XML
8 4 (3.64%) HTML5
8 4 (3.64%) React Native
9 3 (2.73%) Flask
9 3 (2.73%) Redux
9 3 (2.73%) Sass
9 3 (2.73%) SOAP
10 2 (1.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.82%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (9.09%) Analytical Mindset
4 8 (7.27%) Cloud Native
5 7 (6.36%) User Experience
6 5 (4.55%) Fintech
7 3 (2.73%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.73%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.73%) Digital TV
7 3 (2.73%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.82%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.82%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.82%) Wiki
9 1 (0.91%) Animation
9 1 (0.91%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 49 (44.55%) Linux
2 12 (10.91%) CentOS
2 12 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (10.91%) Ubuntu
3 10 (9.09%) Unix
4 6 (5.45%) Windows
5 5 (4.55%) Android
6 4 (3.64%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.73%) Solaris
7 3 (2.73%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.82%) DC/OS
8 2 (1.82%) Debian
8 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.91%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.82%) DevOps
2 45 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (20.91%) Software Engineering
5 21 (19.09%) Scrum
6 18 (16.36%) Test Automation
7 17 (15.45%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (13.64%) TDD
9 14 (12.73%) Unit Testing
10 13 (11.82%) Artificial Intelligence
10 13 (11.82%) Machine Learning
11 11 (10.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 10 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (8.18%) OOD
13 9 (8.18%) SDLC
13 9 (8.18%) SOLID
14 8 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (7.27%) Test Scripting
15 7 (6.36%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.73%) Java
2 23 (20.91%) C#
3 21 (19.09%) Bash Shell
4 20 (18.18%) SQL
5 18 (16.36%) JavaScript
6 13 (11.82%) Groovy
7 11 (10.00%) Perl
8 8 (7.27%) TypeScript
9 7 (6.36%) R
10 6 (5.45%) C
10 6 (5.45%) Go
11 5 (4.55%) PHP
11 5 (4.55%) Ruby
11 5 (4.55%) Scala
12 3 (2.73%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.82%) C++
13 2 (1.82%) ES6
13 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.82%) VBA
14 1 (0.91%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (8.18%) Degree
2 6 (5.45%) ISTQB
2 6 (5.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 29 (26.36%) Docker
2 12 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.73%) HDFS
4 2 (1.82%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.82%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.91%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.91%) iptables
Systems Management
1 27 (24.55%) Ansible
2 16 (14.55%) Kubernetes
3 14 (12.73%) Puppet
4 11 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (8.18%) Terraform
6 5 (4.55%) Packer
7 4 (3.64%) Kibana
8 2 (1.82%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.91%) Consul
9 1 (0.91%) Graphite
9 1 (0.91%) Nagios
9 1 (0.91%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.91%) Salt
9 1 (0.91%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (14.55%) Google
2 15 (13.64%) VMware
3 14 (12.73%) Red Hat
4 10 (9.09%) Splunk
5 5 (4.55%) Oracle
6 3 (2.73%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.73%) New Relic
7 2 (1.82%) SAP
8 1 (0.91%) Adobe
8 1 (0.91%) Cisco
8 1 (0.91%) ESRI
8 1 (0.91%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.91%) IBM
8 1 (0.91%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.91%) Sybase