Period
to 16 January 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 26 56
Rank change year-on-year -18 +30 +24
Permanent jobs citing Python 70 135 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.15% 6.93% 4.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.26% 12.97% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 58 122 88
South Wales median annual salary £41,750 £39,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.05% +4.70% +6.43%
10th Percentile £28,750 £22,500 £27,650
90th Percentile £55,349 £83,500 £51,500
Wales median annual salary £40,500 £39,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.70% +6.43%

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 682 1,041 1,168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 50.18% 53.41% 50.09%
Number of salaries quoted 606 954 994
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 January 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 January 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 -5 31 £41,000 -3.53% 7
Newport +5 26 £42,500 -46.88% 8
Torfaen -3 8 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Bridgend -3 1 £35,000 +40.00%
Python
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 36 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (41.43%) Linux
2 29 (41.43%) DevOps
3 27 (38.57%) JavaScript
4 25 (35.71%) Java
5 24 (34.29%) SQL
6 23 (32.86%) Bash Shell
7 21 (30.00%) Ruby
8 20 (28.57%) Test Automation
9 18 (25.71%) CSS
9 18 (25.71%) R
10 16 (22.86%) Node.js
10 16 (22.86%) Scrum
11 14 (20.00%) Perl
12 13 (18.57%) Software Engineering
12 13 (18.57%) NoSQL
12 13 (18.57%) CSS3
12 13 (18.57%) Apache Spark
12 13 (18.57%) Hadoop
12 13 (18.57%) SaaS
13 12 (17.14%) Django
13 12 (17.14%) Go
13 12 (17.14%) VMware
13 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
14 11 (15.71%) HTTP
14 11 (15.71%) PHP
14 11 (15.71%) Ruby on Rails
14 11 (15.71%) PaaS
14 11 (15.71%) Scala
15 10 (14.29%) iSeries

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 (18.57%) Apache Spark
2 10 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
2 10 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.71%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.86%) Apache
5 2 (2.86%) CMS
5 2 (2.86%) JBoss
5 2 (2.86%) MTS
5 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.86%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.57%) SaaS
2 11 (15.71%) PaaS
3 9 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.71%) HTTP
2 10 (14.29%) DHCP
2 10 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.86%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.43%) LDAP
4 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) Hadoop
1 13 (18.57%) NoSQL
2 7 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.57%) MySQL
4 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.29%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (4.29%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.86%) Big Data
6 2 (2.86%) Power BI
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.43%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.43%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.43%) OLAP
7 1 (1.43%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (1.43%) QlikView
7 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.43%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Cucumber
1 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.71%) Selenium
3 3 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (4.29%) JUnit
4 2 (2.86%) Ant
4 2 (2.86%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.86%) JIRA
4 2 (2.86%) Subversion
5 1 (1.43%) JMeter
5 1 (1.43%) Metasploit
5 1 (1.43%) NUnit
5 1 (1.43%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.43%) TestLink
5 1 (1.43%) VersionOne
5 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.43%) WinDbg
5 1 (1.43%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (14.29%) Advertising
1 10 (14.29%) Games
2 6 (8.57%) Finance
3 3 (4.29%) Retail
4 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) Developer
2 8 (11.43%) Analyst
3 7 (10.00%) Consultant
3 7 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (8.57%) Senior Developer
4 6 (8.57%) Software Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Tester
4 6 (8.57%) WebSphere Consultant
4 6 (8.57%) WebSphere Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 5 (7.14%) QA Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 5 (7.14%) Software Tester
6 4 (5.71%) QA Tester
6 4 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Software QA Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Software QA Tester
6 4 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.71%) CSS
2 16 (22.86%) Node.js
3 13 (18.57%) CSS3
4 12 (17.14%) Django
5 11 (15.71%) Ruby on Rails
6 10 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
7 8 (11.43%) HTML
7 8 (11.43%) Middleware
8 7 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 6 (8.57%) RESTful
10 5 (7.14%) .NET
10 5 (7.14%) React
11 4 (5.71%) J2EE
12 3 (4.29%) Java EE
12 3 (4.29%) Pandas
12 3 (4.29%) Web Services
13 2 (2.86%) Hibernate
13 2 (2.86%) HTML5
13 2 (2.86%) LAMP
13 2 (2.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) iSeries
2 8 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.00%) User Experience
4 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.29%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.29%) Fintech
6 2 (2.86%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.86%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.43%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 29 (41.43%) Linux
2 10 (14.29%) OS/400
2 10 (14.29%) Windows
2 10 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (11.43%) Unix
4 5 (7.14%) Android
4 5 (7.14%) CentOS
5 4 (5.71%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.43%) Debian
8 1 (1.43%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (41.43%) DevOps
3 20 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 16 (22.86%) Scrum
5 13 (18.57%) Software Engineering
6 10 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (11.43%) Coaching
8 7 (10.00%) BDD
8 7 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.00%) Machine Learning
9 5 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (7.14%) Data Analysis
9 5 (7.14%) Test Scripting
10 4 (5.71%) CMMI
10 4 (5.71%) Exploratory Testing
10 4 (5.71%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.71%) Physics
10 4 (5.71%) SDLC
10 4 (5.71%) Statistics
10 4 (5.71%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.57%) JavaScript
2 25 (35.71%) Java
3 24 (34.29%) SQL
4 23 (32.86%) Bash Shell
5 21 (30.00%) Ruby
6 18 (25.71%) R
7 14 (20.00%) Perl
8 12 (17.14%) Go
9 11 (15.71%) PHP
9 11 (15.71%) Scala
10 10 (14.29%) Shell Script
11 7 (10.00%) C++
12 3 (4.29%) Apple Swift
12 3 (4.29%) Groovy
12 3 (4.29%) Korn
12 3 (4.29%) Objective-C
13 2 (2.86%) C
13 2 (2.86%) C#
14 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
14 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Degree
2 8 (11.43%) VCP5
2 8 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.86%) CEH
4 2 (2.86%) CREST Certified
4 2 (2.86%) OSCP
5 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.43%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.43%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.86%) QA
2 4 (5.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.71%) Docker
3 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Ansible
2 2 (2.86%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.86%) Nessus
2 2 (2.86%) Nmap
2 2 (2.86%) Terraform
3 1 (1.43%) Cuckoo Sandbox
3 1 (1.43%) Packer
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
1 12 (17.14%) VMware
2 10 (14.29%) IBM
2 10 (14.29%) Splunk
3 5 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle
4 4 (5.71%) TOWER Software
5 3 (4.29%) Google
6 2 (2.86%) Qualys
6 2 (2.86%) Tableau
7 1 (1.43%) Coverity
7 1 (1.43%) Facebook