Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 28 22 23
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Python 79 86 132
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 7.51% 8.99% 8.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.08% 16.63% 16.18%
Number of salaries quoted 59 78 113
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,450 £30,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -11.11%
75th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,375 £58,500
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%

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 524 517 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 49.81% 54.02% 52.88%
Number of salaries quoted 392 437 743
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £35,055 £35,000 £31,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
90th Percentile £60,630 £58,750 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in South Wales

Python
Salary Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python in South Wales.

Salary trend for Python in South Wales

Python
Salary Histogram in South Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python in South Wales over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

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 29 July 2021. 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 +4 65 £50,000 +11.11% 19
Newport -13 9 £44,250 +4.12% 12
Glamorgan - 4 - -
Merthyr Tydfil - 4 - -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £33,500 -
Python
Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 32 (40.51%) Java
2 31 (39.24%) SQL
3 24 (30.38%) Azure
3 24 (30.38%) DevOps
4 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (25.32%) JavaScript
5 20 (25.32%) Analytics
6 18 (22.78%) AWS
6 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
7 17 (21.52%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (20.25%) PHP
9 15 (18.99%) Data Modelling
10 14 (17.72%) Data Science
11 13 (16.46%) Social Skills
11 13 (16.46%) C#
11 13 (16.46%) Test Automation
11 13 (16.46%) React
12 12 (15.19%) Software Engineering
13 11 (13.92%) Power BI
13 11 (13.92%) Data Analytics
13 11 (13.92%) Big Data
13 11 (13.92%) Power Platform
14 10 (12.66%) Docker
14 10 (12.66%) Degree
14 10 (12.66%) HTML
14 10 (12.66%) CSS
15 9 (11.39%) Jenkins
15 9 (11.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 8 (10.13%) Kafka
16 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills

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 (10.13%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (3.80%) Confluence
2 3 (3.80%) FileNet
2 3 (3.80%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.80%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.53%) Apache
3 2 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.53%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.27%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.27%) IIS
4 1 (1.27%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 24 (30.38%) Azure
2 18 (22.78%) AWS
3 11 (13.92%) Power Platform
4 5 (6.33%) GCP
5 4 (5.06%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (5.06%) Azure Stack
5 4 (5.06%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.53%) SaaS
7 1 (1.27%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.27%) BrowserStack
7 1 (1.27%) GitHub
7 1 (1.27%) Matillion
7 1 (1.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) LAN
1 3 (3.80%) Network Security
1 3 (3.80%) SAN
1 3 (3.80%) Skype
1 3 (3.80%) VoIP
1 3 (3.80%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) Big Data
1 11 (13.92%) Power BI
2 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.86%) Hadoop
3 7 (8.86%) Tableau
4 6 (7.59%) Data Lake
5 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.06%) GIS
5 4 (5.06%) MySQL
5 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.53%) Amazon Athena
7 2 (2.53%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (2.53%) BigQuery
7 2 (2.53%) HPCC
7 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.27%) Delta Lake
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.13%) Selenium
3 7 (8.86%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.59%) JIRA
5 5 (6.33%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.06%) Artifactory
6 4 (5.06%) Bitbucket
7 3 (3.80%) JMeter
7 3 (3.80%) Maven
7 3 (3.80%) Postman
8 2 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.53%) Cypress.io
8 2 (2.53%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (2.53%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.53%) SOAtest
8 2 (2.53%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.27%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (16.46%) Social Skills
2 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.13%) Finance
3 7 (8.86%) Multimedia
3 7 (8.86%) Public Sector
4 5 (6.33%) Law
5 4 (5.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.27%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (1.27%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 21 (26.58%) Developer
2 16 (20.25%) Data Engineer
3 8 (10.13%) Analyst
4 7 (8.86%) Software Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) Trainee Developer
4 7 (8.86%) Trainee Web Developer
4 7 (8.86%) Web Developer
5 4 (5.06%) Data Analyst
5 4 (5.06%) Lead Developer
5 4 (5.06%) React Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Automation Tester
6 3 (3.80%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Machine Learning Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Python Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Python Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Test Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Tester
7 2 (2.53%) Angular Developer
7 2 (2.53%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.46%) React
2 10 (12.66%) CSS
2 10 (12.66%) HTML
3 8 (10.13%) Kafka
4 7 (8.86%) CSS3
4 7 (8.86%) HTML5
5 6 (7.59%) .NET
6 5 (6.33%) JSON
7 4 (5.06%) AngularJS
7 4 (5.06%) Django
7 4 (5.06%) Node.js
8 3 (3.80%) RESTful
9 2 (2.53%) Vue.js
9 2 (2.53%) YAML
10 1 (1.27%) Apache NiFi
10 1 (1.27%) Elastic Stack
10 1 (1.27%) Keras
10 1 (1.27%) NLTK
10 1 (1.27%) PyTorch
10 1 (1.27%) SpaCy
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Algorithms
2 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.80%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.53%) NHS
4 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.27%) User Experience
4 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.13%) Linux
2 6 (7.59%) Windows
2 6 (7.59%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.38%) DevOps
2 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (25.32%) Analytics
4 17 (21.52%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (18.99%) Data Modelling
6 14 (17.72%) Data Science
7 13 (16.46%) Test Automation
8 12 (15.19%) Software Engineering
9 11 (13.92%) Data Analytics
10 9 (11.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 8 (10.13%) Data Architecture
11 8 (10.13%) Data Engineering
12 7 (8.86%) Data Pipeline
12 7 (8.86%) ETL
12 7 (8.86%) Machine Learning
12 7 (8.86%) SDLC
12 7 (8.86%) Web Development
13 6 (7.59%) Configuration Management
13 6 (7.59%) Full Stack Development
13 6 (7.59%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (40.51%) Java
2 31 (39.24%) SQL
3 20 (25.32%) JavaScript
4 16 (20.25%) PHP
5 13 (16.46%) C#
6 8 (10.13%) PowerShell
7 6 (7.59%) Bash Shell
7 6 (7.59%) Perl
8 3 (3.80%) ES6
8 3 (3.80%) R
9 2 (2.53%) C
9 2 (2.53%) C++
9 2 (2.53%) Go
9 2 (2.53%) Scala
9 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.27%) Groovy
10 1 (1.27%) Ruby
10 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.80%) MCITP
4 3 (3.80%) MCP
4 3 (3.80%) MCSA
4 3 (3.80%) MCSE
4 3 (3.80%) MCTS
4 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.80%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (12.66%) Docker
2 5 (6.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) Terraform
2 6 (7.59%) Kubernetes
3 4 (5.06%) Ansible
4 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (3.80%) SCCM
4 3 (3.80%) SCOM
4 3 (3.80%) WSUS
5 2 (2.53%) CloudForms
5 2 (2.53%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.33%) Databricks
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle
3 4 (5.06%) VMware
4 3 (3.80%) Acme Packet
4 3 (3.80%) Adobe
4 3 (3.80%) Cisco
4 3 (3.80%) GENBAND
4 3 (3.80%) Google
4 3 (3.80%) IBM
4 3 (3.80%) Juniper
4 3 (3.80%) Kofax
4 3 (3.80%) Nimble Storage
4 3 (3.80%) Sonus
5 2 (2.53%) ILOG
5 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.27%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.27%) LexisNexis
6 1 (1.27%) Teradata
6 1 (1.27%) Veracode