Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 53 41
Rank change year-on-year +21 -12 +7
Permanent jobs citing Python 129 99 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.22% 4.77% 5.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.34% 9.89% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 96 92 128
Wales median annual salary £49,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.06% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £30,733 £28,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £78,875
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,138 1,001 1,370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 54.90% 48.26% 52.17%
Number of salaries quoted 952 921 1,234
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,749 £23,275 £23,325
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £53,525
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,039 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +5.56%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Wales

Python
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python in Wales.

Salary trend for Python in Wales

Python
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Wales over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Python in Wales

Python
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
South Wales +9 116 £52,500 +23.53% 25
West Wales +24 11 £38,206 -3.28% 1
North Wales 0 2 £38,750 +29.17% 2
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for Python.

1 66 (51.16%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (47.29%) Linux
3 58 (44.96%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (38.76%) DevOps
5 41 (31.78%) Java
6 38 (29.46%) Jenkins
7 35 (27.13%) SQL
8 33 (25.58%) Scrum
9 30 (23.26%) Microsoft Azure
10 29 (22.48%) Test Automation
10 29 (22.48%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (22.48%) Docker
11 28 (21.71%) Ansible
11 28 (21.71%) Git (software)
12 24 (18.60%) Bash Shell
13 23 (17.83%) JavaScript
14 22 (17.05%) TDD
15 21 (16.28%) Puppet
16 20 (15.50%) Selenium
16 20 (15.50%) C#
17 19 (14.73%) HTML
17 19 (14.73%) CSS
17 19 (14.73%) Software Engineering
17 19 (14.73%) Google
17 19 (14.73%) REST
18 18 (13.95%) Red Hat
18 18 (13.95%) Web Services
18 18 (13.95%) Self-Motivation
19 17 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
19 17 (13.18%) Kubernetes

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 12 (9.30%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (6.98%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.65%) Confluence
3 6 (4.65%) SAS
4 4 (3.10%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.33%) Apache
5 3 (2.33%) JBoss
6 2 (1.55%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.55%) nginx
6 2 (1.55%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.78%) Jetty
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 66 (51.16%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (23.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (9.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (6.98%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (6.98%) Serverless
5 8 (6.20%) Stackdriver
6 7 (5.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (5.43%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (5.43%) GitHub
7 4 (3.10%) SaaS
7 4 (3.10%) Slack
7 4 (3.10%) Trello
8 3 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (1.55%) IaaS
9 2 (1.55%) npm
10 1 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.78%) Datadog
10 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.75%) Wireshark
2 9 (6.98%) Firewall
3 7 (5.43%) DNS
4 5 (3.88%) HTTP
5 3 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.33%) Wireless
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.78%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.78%) Network Security
6 1 (0.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.40%) MySQL
2 13 (10.08%) NoSQL
2 13 (10.08%) SQL Server
3 11 (8.53%) MongoDB
4 8 (6.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.88%) Big Data
6 5 (3.88%) Sqoop
7 4 (3.10%) GIS
7 4 (3.10%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.33%) Power BI
8 3 (2.33%) Redis
9 2 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.55%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.55%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.55%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.55%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.55%) Presto
9 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (29.46%) Jenkins
2 28 (21.71%) Git (software)
3 20 (15.50%) Selenium
4 14 (10.85%) JIRA
5 12 (9.30%) Cucumber
6 9 (6.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (6.20%) CF BOSH
7 8 (6.20%) WebDriver
8 7 (5.43%) Jasmine
8 7 (5.43%) JUnit
8 7 (5.43%) Maven
8 7 (5.43%) Mockito
9 5 (3.88%) Gatling
9 5 (3.88%) JMeter
9 5 (3.88%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (3.88%) Rational Quality Manager
9 5 (3.88%) Rational Team Concert
10 4 (3.10%) Gradle
10 4 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (3.10%) webpack
General
1 6 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.88%) Finance
3 4 (3.10%) Marketing
4 2 (1.55%) Advertising
4 2 (1.55%) Electronics
4 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.78%) Games
5 1 (0.78%) Legal
5 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.78%) Publishing
5 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (31.78%) Developer
2 28 (21.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (17.05%) Python Developer
4 13 (10.08%) Cloud Engineer
4 13 (10.08%) Systems Engineer
5 12 (9.30%) Senior Developer
6 11 (8.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 7 (5.43%) Lead DevOps
8 6 (4.65%) Automation Test Lead
8 6 (4.65%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
8 6 (4.65%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.65%) Test Leader
9 5 (3.88%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (3.88%) Java Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) Senior Python Developer
9 5 (3.88%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) Technical Leader
9 5 (3.88%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.10%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.73%) CSS
1 19 (14.73%) HTML
1 19 (14.73%) REST
2 18 (13.95%) Web Services
3 16 (12.40%) Django
3 16 (12.40%) JSON
4 15 (11.63%) Node.js
4 15 (11.63%) XML
5 12 (9.30%) AngularJS
6 9 (6.98%) Sass
7 8 (6.20%) Angular 2
7 8 (6.20%) Middleware
7 8 (6.20%) React
8 6 (4.65%) Apache Cordova
8 6 (4.65%) GraphQL
8 6 (4.65%) Ionic Framework
8 6 (4.65%) RESTful
8 6 (4.65%) SOAP
9 5 (3.88%) Ajax
9 5 (3.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.95%) Self-Motivation
2 17 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (9.30%) User Experience
4 9 (6.98%) Analytical Mindset
5 8 (6.20%) Cloud Native
6 5 (3.88%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.88%) Fintech
7 4 (3.10%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.10%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.33%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.33%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.55%) e-Learning
9 2 (1.55%) Wiki
10 1 (0.78%) Animation
10 1 (0.78%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 61 (47.29%) Linux
2 16 (12.40%) CentOS
3 14 (10.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (10.08%) Ubuntu
5 11 (8.53%) Unix
6 8 (6.20%) Android
7 7 (5.43%) Apple iOS
8 6 (4.65%) Windows
9 3 (2.33%) Solaris
10 2 (1.55%) Debian
10 2 (1.55%) Fedora
10 2 (1.55%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.78%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (44.96%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (38.76%) DevOps
3 33 (25.58%) Scrum
4 29 (22.48%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (22.48%) Test Automation
5 22 (17.05%) TDD
6 19 (14.73%) Software Engineering
7 16 (12.40%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (10.85%) Unit Testing
9 11 (8.53%) Open Source
9 11 (8.53%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 9 (6.98%) BDD
11 8 (6.20%) Android Development
11 8 (6.20%) Configuration Management
11 8 (6.20%) Line Management
11 8 (6.20%) Machine Learning
11 8 (6.20%) OOD
11 8 (6.20%) SDLC
11 8 (6.20%) SOLID
11 8 (6.20%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 41 (31.78%) Java
2 35 (27.13%) SQL
3 24 (18.60%) Bash Shell
4 23 (17.83%) JavaScript
5 20 (15.50%) C#
6 15 (11.63%) Perl
7 14 (10.85%) Groovy
8 11 (8.53%) Ruby
9 10 (7.75%) PowerShell
9 10 (7.75%) R
10 9 (6.98%) C
10 9 (6.98%) TypeScript
11 8 (6.20%) Go
11 8 (6.20%) Scala
12 7 (5.43%) PHP
13 6 (4.65%) Shell Script
14 4 (3.10%) C++
15 2 (1.55%) ES6
15 2 (1.55%) VBA
16 1 (0.78%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 10 (7.75%) Degree
2 9 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.20%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.65%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.20%) QA
2 2 (1.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (22.48%) Docker
2 11 (8.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.88%) HDFS
4 1 (0.78%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.78%) iptables
4 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.78%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 28 (21.71%) Ansible
2 21 (16.28%) Puppet
3 17 (13.18%) Kubernetes
4 15 (11.63%) Terraform
5 12 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (4.65%) Kibana
7 4 (3.10%) Packer
8 2 (1.55%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.78%) Consul
9 1 (0.78%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.78%) Graphite
9 1 (0.78%) Nagios
9 1 (0.78%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.78%) Salt
9 1 (0.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (14.73%) Google
2 18 (13.95%) Red Hat
3 14 (10.85%) Oracle
3 14 (10.85%) VMware
4 9 (6.98%) Splunk
5 5 (3.88%) IBM
6 4 (3.10%) Cloudera
6 4 (3.10%) ESRI
7 3 (2.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.55%) New Relic
8 2 (1.55%) SAP
9 1 (0.78%) Adobe
9 1 (0.78%) Cisco
9 1 (0.78%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.78%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.78%) Sybase
9 1 (0.78%) Tableau