Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 34 34
Rank change year-on-year +6 0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Python 105 83 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 6.96% 5.76% 6.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.67% 12.43% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 84 76 110
South Wales median annual salary £49,750 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.06% +10.39% +10.00%
10th Percentile £33,075 £29,650 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +10.39% +10.00%

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 829 668 1,089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 54.94% 46.39% 50.16%
Number of salaries quoted 717 616 997
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £39,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.92% +6.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,900 £53,915 £51,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +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 September 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 18 September 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 +1 71 £50,000 +17.65% 12
Torfaen +10 21 £52,500 +25.00% 2
Newport +4 6 £58,000 +25.81% 5
Caerphilly - 4 £35,000 -
Bridgend -10 2 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Python
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 50 (47.62%) Linux
1 50 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (39.05%) DevOps
3 39 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (30.48%) SQL
5 31 (29.52%) Java
6 29 (27.62%) Bash Shell
6 29 (27.62%) Jenkins
7 28 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (25.71%) Git (software)
9 23 (21.90%) Microsoft Azure
9 23 (21.90%) Scrum
10 21 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 20 (19.05%) Ansible
11 20 (19.05%) Docker
11 20 (19.05%) Software Engineering
12 19 (18.10%) MySQL
13 18 (17.14%) JavaScript
14 17 (16.19%) Puppet
15 16 (15.24%) Opscode Chef
16 15 (14.29%) Selenium
16 15 (14.29%) Red Hat
16 15 (14.29%) Shell Script
17 14 (13.33%) PHP
18 13 (12.38%) Web Services
18 13 (12.38%) DNS
18 13 (12.38%) Configuration Management
18 13 (12.38%) Google
18 13 (12.38%) Groovy
18 13 (12.38%) CentOS

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 8 (7.62%) WordPress
2 6 (5.71%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.81%) Apache
3 4 (3.81%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.86%) JBoss
5 2 (1.90%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (1.90%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.90%) Confluence
5 2 (1.90%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.90%) SAS
6 1 (0.95%) Jetty
6 1 (0.95%) nginx
6 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 50 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (21.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (11.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 8 (7.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (5.71%) Stackdriver
6 4 (3.81%) GitHub
7 3 (2.86%) SaaS
7 3 (2.86%) Slack
7 3 (2.86%) Trello
8 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.90%) npm
9 1 (0.95%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.38%) DNS
2 12 (11.43%) LAN
2 12 (11.43%) WAN
3 11 (10.48%) TCP/IP
4 9 (8.57%) Wireshark
5 7 (6.67%) Firewall
6 5 (4.76%) HTTP
7 1 (0.95%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.95%) SAN
7 1 (0.95%) SMS
7 1 (0.95%) VPN
7 1 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.10%) MySQL
2 9 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.62%) Big Data
3 8 (7.62%) MongoDB
3 8 (7.62%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (5.71%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.81%) GIS
6 4 (3.81%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.81%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.81%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.86%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.86%) Power BI
8 2 (1.90%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.90%) HBase
8 2 (1.90%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.90%) Presto
8 2 (1.90%) Sqoop
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (27.62%) Jenkins
2 27 (25.71%) Git (software)
3 15 (14.29%) Selenium
4 9 (8.57%) Subversion
5 8 (7.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (7.62%) Cucumber
6 6 (5.71%) CF BOSH
6 6 (5.71%) JIRA
6 6 (5.71%) WebDriver
7 5 (4.76%) Gatling
7 5 (4.76%) JMeter
7 5 (4.76%) Maven
7 5 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (4.76%) Rational Quality Manager
7 5 (4.76%) Rational Team Concert
8 4 (3.81%) Ranorex
9 3 (2.86%) Gradle
10 2 (1.90%) CircleCI
10 2 (1.90%) Redmine
10 2 (1.90%) webpack
General
1 4 (3.81%) Marketing
1 4 (3.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (0.95%) Advertising
3 1 (0.95%) Electronics
3 1 (0.95%) Games
3 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (21.90%) Developer
2 21 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (10.48%) Python Developer
3 11 (10.48%) Test Engineer
4 10 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (8.57%) Architect
5 9 (8.57%) Lead DevOps
5 9 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) AWS DevOps
6 6 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
7 5 (4.76%) Java Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.38%) Web Services
2 12 (11.43%) Node.js
3 11 (10.48%) REST
4 10 (9.52%) CSS
4 10 (9.52%) HTML
5 9 (8.57%) LAMP
6 8 (7.62%) Django
6 8 (7.62%) JSON
6 8 (7.62%) XML
7 6 (5.71%) Middleware
7 6 (5.71%) SOAP
8 4 (3.81%) Ajax
8 4 (3.81%) RESTful
9 3 (2.86%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.86%) jQuery
9 3 (2.86%) React
9 3 (2.86%) React Native
10 2 (1.90%) Angular 2
10 2 (1.90%) CSS3
10 2 (1.90%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Clustering
2 6 (5.71%) Algorithms
2 6 (5.71%) Cloud Native
2 6 (5.71%) User Experience
3 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.86%) Fintech
4 3 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.90%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.90%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.90%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.90%) Wiki
6 1 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 50 (47.62%) Linux
2 13 (12.38%) CentOS
3 12 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (11.43%) Ubuntu
4 9 (8.57%) Unix
5 7 (6.67%) Android
6 6 (5.71%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.86%) Debian
7 3 (2.86%) Solaris
7 3 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (39.05%) DevOps
2 39 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (21.90%) Scrum
5 21 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 20 (19.05%) Software Engineering
7 13 (12.38%) Configuration Management
8 12 (11.43%) Mentoring
8 12 (11.43%) TDD
9 11 (10.48%) High Availability
10 8 (7.62%) BDD
10 8 (7.62%) Content Management
10 8 (7.62%) Load Balancing
10 8 (7.62%) Open Source
11 7 (6.67%) Android Development
11 7 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (6.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 6 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (5.71%) iOS Development
13 5 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 32 (30.48%) SQL
2 31 (29.52%) Java
3 29 (27.62%) Bash Shell
4 18 (17.14%) JavaScript
5 15 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 14 (13.33%) PHP
7 13 (12.38%) Groovy
8 12 (11.43%) C#
8 12 (11.43%) Perl
9 11 (10.48%) C++
10 10 (9.52%) PowerShell
11 9 (8.57%) Ruby
12 7 (6.67%) C
13 6 (5.71%) Scala
14 5 (4.76%) R
15 3 (2.86%) Embedded C
15 3 (2.86%) Embedded C++
15 3 (2.86%) Go
15 3 (2.86%) PL/SQL
16 2 (1.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.81%) Degree
4 2 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.90%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) GDPR
2 3 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.86%) QA
3 2 (1.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (19.05%) Docker
2 10 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.62%) Varnish
4 2 (1.90%) HDFS
5 1 (0.95%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.95%) iptables
5 1 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (19.05%) Ansible
2 17 (16.19%) Puppet
3 16 (15.24%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (9.52%) Kubernetes
5 9 (8.57%) ZABBIX
6 7 (6.67%) Terraform
7 3 (2.86%) Packer
8 2 (1.90%) Kibana
9 1 (0.95%) Graphite
9 1 (0.95%) Nagios
9 1 (0.95%) Pingdom
9 1 (0.95%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 13 (12.38%) Google
3 12 (11.43%) VMware
4 8 (7.62%) Oracle
5 6 (5.71%) Splunk
6 5 (4.76%) IBM
7 4 (3.81%) ESRI
8 3 (2.86%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.86%) Teradata
9 2 (1.90%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.90%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.90%) New Relic
10 1 (0.95%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.95%) Cisco
10 1 (0.95%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.95%) PagerDuty
10 1 (0.95%) SAP
10 1 (0.95%) Tableau