Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 30 48
Rank change year-on-year -4 +18 +21
Permanent jobs citing Python 87 140 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 6.24% 6.41% 4.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.95% 12.30% 9.58%
Number of salaries quoted 81 122 100
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £28,750 £22,500 £27,375
90th Percentile £57,500 £70,000 £48,875
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +2.94%

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 672 1138 1263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 48.21% 52.13% 51.61%
Number of salaries quoted 613 1050 1067
South Wales median annual salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £47,250
Wales median annual salary £39,175 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.47% +7.14% -

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +10 36 £42,500 - 5
Newport +6 33 £42,500 -39.29% 2
Bridgend +2 7 £37,500 +50.00%
Torfaen -8 6 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Python
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Python.

1 50 (57.47%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (56.32%) DevOps
3 38 (43.68%) Linux
4 37 (42.53%) Java
5 32 (36.78%) Bash Shell
6 30 (34.48%) SQL
7 25 (28.74%) R
8 24 (27.59%) JavaScript
9 22 (25.29%) Ruby
9 22 (25.29%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (24.14%) Hadoop
10 21 (24.14%) NoSQL
10 21 (24.14%) Games
11 20 (22.99%) Amazon AWS
12 19 (21.84%) Test Automation
12 19 (21.84%) Perl
12 19 (21.84%) CSS
13 18 (20.69%) HTTP
13 18 (20.69%) Scrum
13 18 (20.69%) Node.js
13 18 (20.69%) Apache Spark
14 17 (19.54%) CSS3
14 17 (19.54%) SaaS
14 17 (19.54%) Go
14 17 (19.54%) Django
14 17 (19.54%) Software Engineering
15 16 (18.39%) PHP
15 16 (18.39%) Git (software)
16 15 (17.24%) Scala
16 15 (17.24%) Ruby on Rails

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 18 (20.69%) Apache Spark
2 10 (11.49%) IBM HTTP Server
2 10 (11.49%) WebSphere
3 6 (6.90%) Apache Pig
3 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.30%) Apache
4 2 (2.30%) MTS
4 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 20 (22.99%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (19.54%) SaaS
3 15 (17.24%) PaaS
4 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.69%) HTTP
2 10 (11.49%) DHCP
2 10 (11.49%) DNS
3 2 (2.30%) Internet
3 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.15%) Network Security
4 1 (1.15%) SMS
4 1 (1.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.14%) Hadoop
1 21 (24.14%) NoSQL
2 8 (9.20%) MySQL
3 7 (8.05%) Big Data
3 7 (8.05%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.90%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.75%) Apache Hive
6 4 (4.60%) QlikView
6 4 (4.60%) Spotfire
7 3 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.30%) Neo4j
8 2 (2.30%) SQLite
9 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.15%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.15%) Power BI
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (18.39%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.94%) Jenkins
3 10 (11.49%) Maven
4 5 (5.75%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.60%) Ant
5 4 (4.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.45%) Selenium
7 2 (2.30%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.30%) Subversion
7 2 (2.30%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.15%) IDA Disassembler
8 1 (1.15%) JUnit
8 1 (1.15%) Metasploit
8 1 (1.15%) OllyDbg
8 1 (1.15%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.15%) TestLink
8 1 (1.15%) VersionOne
8 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.15%) Xcode
General
1 21 (24.14%) Games
2 11 (12.64%) Advertising
3 4 (4.60%) Finance
4 3 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.15%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 20 (22.99%) Developer
2 19 (21.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (11.49%) Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) Software Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Software Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Consultant
6 7 (8.05%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Senior DevOps
7 6 (6.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) WebSphere Consultant
7 6 (6.90%) WebSphere Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Data Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) Lead Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Tester
9 4 (4.60%) Junior
9 4 (4.60%) QA Tester
9 4 (4.60%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.84%) CSS
2 18 (20.69%) Node.js
3 17 (19.54%) CSS3
3 17 (19.54%) Django
4 15 (17.24%) Ruby on Rails
5 12 (13.79%) REST
6 10 (11.49%) WebSphere MQ
7 9 (10.34%) Web Services
8 8 (9.20%) Middleware
9 6 (6.90%) AngularJS
9 6 (6.90%) HTML
10 5 (5.75%) Elastic Stack
10 5 (5.75%) Pandas
11 4 (4.60%) HTML5
11 4 (4.60%) Java EE
11 4 (4.60%) RESTful
12 3 (3.45%) LAMP
12 3 (3.45%) Spring
13 2 (2.30%) Hibernate
13 2 (2.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) Computer Science
1 10 (11.49%) iSeries
2 6 (6.90%) User Experience
3 5 (5.75%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.45%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.30%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.30%) Digital TV
5 2 (2.30%) Fintech
5 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.15%) Anti-Piracy
6 1 (1.15%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.15%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 38 (43.68%) Linux
2 11 (12.64%) Ubuntu
2 11 (12.64%) Windows
2 11 (12.64%) Windows Server
3 10 (11.49%) OS/400
3 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (6.90%) CentOS
5 5 (5.75%) Debian
5 5 (5.75%) Unix
6 4 (4.60%) Android
7 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.15%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (57.47%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (56.32%) DevOps
3 22 (25.29%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (21.84%) Test Automation
5 18 (20.69%) Scrum
6 17 (19.54%) Software Engineering
7 11 (12.64%) Configuration Management
7 11 (12.64%) Machine Learning
8 10 (11.49%) BDD
8 10 (11.49%) OO
8 10 (11.49%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (10.34%) Coaching
10 7 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (6.90%) Functional Testing
11 6 (6.90%) Open Source
11 6 (6.90%) Pair Programming
11 6 (6.90%) TDD
11 6 (6.90%) Visualisation
12 5 (5.75%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (42.53%) Java
2 32 (36.78%) Bash Shell
3 30 (34.48%) SQL
4 25 (28.74%) R
5 24 (27.59%) JavaScript
6 22 (25.29%) Ruby
7 19 (21.84%) Perl
8 17 (19.54%) Go
9 16 (18.39%) PHP
10 15 (17.24%) Scala
11 12 (13.79%) C++
12 10 (11.49%) Shell Script
13 7 (8.05%) C#
14 6 (6.90%) Groovy
15 3 (3.45%) Apple Swift
15 3 (3.45%) C
16 2 (2.30%) Korn
16 2 (2.30%) Objective-C
17 1 (1.15%) Erlang
17 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) Degree
2 8 (9.20%) VCP5
2 8 (9.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.45%) PhD
4 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.15%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) SLA
2 5 (5.75%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (13.79%) Docker
2 7 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.75%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (13.79%) Ansible
1 12 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (13.79%) Puppet
2 5 (5.75%) Terraform
3 1 (1.15%) Cuckoo Sandbox
3 1 (1.15%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.15%) Packer
Vendors
1 11 (12.64%) VMware
2 10 (11.49%) IBM
2 10 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.49%) Splunk
3 6 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.60%) Tableau
4 4 (4.60%) TOWER Software
5 3 (3.45%) Google
5 3 (3.45%) Oracle
6 2 (2.30%) Perforce
7 1 (1.15%) Facebook