Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 45 50
Rank change year-on-year +18 +5 +24
Permanent jobs citing Python 103 79 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 7.69% 5.07% 4.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.49% 9.90% 9.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81 71 93
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £53,250
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 711 798 1,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 53.06% 51.22% 48.63%
Number of salaries quoted 615 711 1,007
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £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 17 June 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 17 June 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 +16 73 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Torfaen +13 16 £45,000 +8.43% 2
Newport +8 10 £58,000 +13.50% 4
Bridgend -5 1 £60,000 +60.00% 2
Caerphilly - 1 £41,500 -
Python
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 45 (43.69%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (40.78%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (39.81%) SQL
4 39 (37.86%) Linux
5 33 (32.04%) Java
6 32 (31.07%) Bash Shell
6 32 (31.07%) DevOps
7 27 (26.21%) Scrum
8 24 (23.30%) PHP
8 24 (23.30%) MySQL
8 24 (23.30%) Git (software)
9 21 (20.39%) Software Engineering
10 20 (19.42%) JavaScript
11 19 (18.45%) DNS
11 19 (18.45%) Shell Script
11 19 (18.45%) Test Automation
11 19 (18.45%) High Availability
11 19 (18.45%) Jenkins
12 18 (17.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 18 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (17.48%) TCP/IP
13 17 (16.50%) LAN
13 17 (16.50%) WAN
13 17 (16.50%) Ruby
13 17 (16.50%) Mentoring
14 16 (15.53%) Configuration Management
15 15 (14.56%) C++
15 15 (14.56%) Oracle
15 15 (14.56%) Puppet
15 15 (14.56%) Opscode Chef

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 13 (12.62%) WordPress
2 6 (5.83%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.85%) Apache
3 5 (4.85%) Apache Pig
3 5 (4.85%) CMS
4 4 (3.88%) JBoss
4 4 (3.88%) SAS
5 3 (2.91%) Apache Airflow
5 3 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.94%) Confluence
6 2 (1.94%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.97%) nginx
7 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 42 (40.78%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (17.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 13 (12.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.94%) GitHub
4 2 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.97%) PaaS
5 1 (0.97%) SaaS
5 1 (0.97%) Slack
5 1 (0.97%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.45%) DNS
2 18 (17.48%) TCP/IP
3 17 (16.50%) LAN
3 17 (16.50%) WAN
4 6 (5.83%) HTTP
5 2 (1.94%) Firewall
5 2 (1.94%) VPN
5 2 (1.94%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.97%) Network Security
6 1 (0.97%) SAN
6 1 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.30%) MySQL
2 12 (11.65%) SQL Server
3 11 (10.68%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (9.71%) NoSQL
4 10 (9.71%) Relational Database
5 9 (8.74%) Big Data
6 8 (7.77%) MongoDB
7 7 (6.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (5.83%) Apache Hive
8 6 (5.83%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.88%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.91%) GIS
10 3 (2.91%) Power BI
11 2 (1.94%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.94%) Presto
11 2 (1.94%) Sqoop
12 1 (0.97%) HBase
12 1 (0.97%) Impala
12 1 (0.97%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 24 (23.30%) Git (software)
2 19 (18.45%) Jenkins
3 14 (13.59%) Subversion
4 11 (10.68%) Selenium
5 8 (7.77%) Cucumber
6 6 (5.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (4.85%) Gatling
7 5 (4.85%) JMeter
7 5 (4.85%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (4.85%) Rational Quality Manager
7 5 (4.85%) Rational Team Concert
8 4 (3.88%) Ant
8 4 (3.88%) Ranorex
9 3 (2.91%) JIRA
10 2 (1.94%) Maven
10 2 (1.94%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.94%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.97%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.97%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (7.77%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Games
2 5 (4.85%) Marketing
3 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.94%) Retail
5 1 (0.97%) Advertising
5 1 (0.97%) Electronics
5 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (18.45%) Developer
2 15 (14.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (12.62%) Lead DevOps
4 11 (10.68%) Test Engineer
5 10 (9.71%) Architect
6 7 (6.80%) Python Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Team Leader
7 6 (5.83%) AWS DevOps
7 6 (5.83%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Senior DevOps
7 6 (5.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
8 5 (4.85%) Data Scientist
8 5 (4.85%) Database Architect
8 5 (4.85%) Senior Architect
8 5 (4.85%) Senior Database Architect
8 5 (4.85%) Senior DBA
8 5 (4.85%) Senior SQL DBA
8 5 (4.85%) SQL DBA
8 5 (4.85%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.59%) LAMP
2 7 (6.80%) Node.js
2 7 (6.80%) Web Services
3 6 (5.83%) HTML
4 5 (4.85%) AngularJS
4 5 (4.85%) CSS
4 5 (4.85%) Middleware
4 5 (4.85%) React
4 5 (4.85%) REST
5 4 (3.88%) .NET
5 4 (3.88%) J2EE
5 4 (3.88%) JSON
5 4 (3.88%) Natural Language Processing
5 4 (3.88%) Pandas
5 4 (3.88%) XML
6 3 (2.91%) Ajax
6 3 (2.91%) Django
6 3 (2.91%) RESTful
6 3 (2.91%) SOAP
6 3 (2.91%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.62%) Clustering
2 8 (7.77%) Algorithms
2 8 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.85%) Fintech
3 5 (4.85%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (4.85%) User Experience
4 4 (3.88%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.91%) e-Learning
5 3 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.94%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.94%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.94%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (37.86%) Linux
2 12 (11.65%) CentOS
2 12 (11.65%) Unix
3 9 (8.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.83%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.85%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.91%) Android
7 2 (1.94%) Debian
7 2 (1.94%) Solaris
7 2 (1.94%) Windows
8 1 (0.97%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (43.69%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (31.07%) DevOps
3 27 (26.21%) Scrum
4 21 (20.39%) Software Engineering
5 19 (18.45%) High Availability
5 19 (18.45%) Test Automation
6 18 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (16.50%) Mentoring
8 16 (15.53%) Configuration Management
9 13 (12.62%) Content Management
9 13 (12.62%) Load Balancing
10 11 (10.68%) TDD
11 10 (9.71%) Analytics
11 10 (9.71%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (8.74%) Data Science
13 8 (7.77%) BDD
13 8 (7.77%) Machine Learning
14 7 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (6.80%) Problem-Solving
15 6 (5.83%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 41 (39.81%) SQL
2 33 (32.04%) Java
3 32 (31.07%) Bash Shell
4 24 (23.30%) PHP
5 20 (19.42%) JavaScript
6 19 (18.45%) Shell Script
7 17 (16.50%) Ruby
8 15 (14.56%) C++
9 14 (13.59%) Perl
10 10 (9.71%) C#
10 10 (9.71%) PowerShell
10 10 (9.71%) R
11 7 (6.80%) C
11 7 (6.80%) Groovy
12 5 (4.85%) PL/SQL
13 4 (3.88%) Scala
14 3 (2.91%) Embedded C
14 3 (2.91%) Embedded C++
14 3 (2.91%) Go
14 3 (2.91%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) Degree
2 6 (5.83%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.83%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.94%) CEH
4 2 (1.94%) CREST Certified
4 2 (1.94%) OSCP
4 2 (1.94%) PhD
5 1 (0.97%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) QA
2 6 (5.83%) GDPR
3 5 (4.85%) Data Quality
3 5 (4.85%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (12.62%) Varnish
2 11 (10.68%) Docker
3 2 (1.94%) HDFS
3 2 (1.94%) iptables
3 2 (1.94%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.97%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (14.56%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (14.56%) Puppet
2 13 (12.62%) ZABBIX
3 12 (11.65%) Ansible
4 9 (8.74%) Kubernetes
5 6 (5.83%) Terraform
6 2 (1.94%) Kibana
6 2 (1.94%) Nessus
6 2 (1.94%) Nmap
6 2 (1.94%) Packer
7 1 (0.97%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 15 (14.56%) Oracle
2 13 (12.62%) Red Hat
3 8 (7.77%) Google
4 6 (5.83%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.83%) VMware
5 5 (4.85%) IBM
5 5 (4.85%) Teradata
6 3 (2.91%) ESRI
7 2 (1.94%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.94%) Coverity
7 2 (1.94%) Qualys
7 2 (1.94%) Tableau
7 2 (1.94%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.97%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.97%) Cisco
8 1 (0.97%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.97%) New Relic
8 1 (0.97%) PagerDuty
8 1 (0.97%) SAP