Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 42 52
Rank change year-on-year -12 +10 +28
Permanent jobs citing Python 93 143 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.58% 5.42% 4.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.58% 10.42% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 87 124 100
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £28,250 £22,500 £27,375
90th Percentile £57,500 £70,000 £48,875
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 971 1372 1434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 47.83% 52.01% 52.11%
Number of salaries quoted 894 1237 1201
Wales median annual salary £39,175 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.47% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -4 87 £42,500 +6.25% 8
North Wales - 4 £29,750 - 1
West Wales - 2 £43,250 - 3
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Python.

1 51 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (53.76%) DevOps
3 40 (43.01%) Linux
4 39 (41.94%) Java
5 33 (35.48%) Bash Shell
6 31 (33.33%) SQL
7 26 (27.96%) JavaScript
8 25 (26.88%) R
9 22 (23.66%) Ruby
9 22 (23.66%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (22.58%) NoSQL
10 21 (22.58%) Hadoop
10 21 (22.58%) Games
11 20 (21.51%) Amazon AWS
12 19 (20.43%) Test Automation
12 19 (20.43%) Django
12 19 (20.43%) Scrum
12 19 (20.43%) Perl
12 19 (20.43%) CSS
13 18 (19.35%) Apache Spark
13 18 (19.35%) PHP
13 18 (19.35%) HTTP
13 18 (19.35%) SaaS
13 18 (19.35%) Node.js
14 17 (18.28%) CSS3
14 17 (18.28%) Software Engineering
14 17 (18.28%) Go
15 16 (17.20%) Git (software)
16 15 (16.13%) Scala
16 15 (16.13%) PaaS

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 18 (19.35%) Apache Spark
2 10 (10.75%) IBM HTTP Server
2 10 (10.75%) WebSphere
3 6 (6.45%) Apache Pig
3 6 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.15%) Apache
4 2 (2.15%) MTS
4 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 20 (21.51%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (19.35%) SaaS
3 15 (16.13%) PaaS
4 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.35%) HTTP
2 10 (10.75%) DHCP
2 10 (10.75%) DNS
3 2 (2.15%) Internet
3 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.08%) Network Security
4 1 (1.08%) SMS
4 1 (1.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.58%) Hadoop
1 21 (22.58%) NoSQL
2 8 (8.60%) MySQL
3 7 (7.53%) Big Data
3 7 (7.53%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.45%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.38%) Apache Hive
6 4 (4.30%) QlikView
6 4 (4.30%) Spotfire
7 3 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.15%) Neo4j
8 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.15%) SQLite
9 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.08%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.08%) Power BI
9 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (17.20%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.98%) Jenkins
3 10 (10.75%) Maven
4 5 (5.38%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.30%) Ant
5 4 (4.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.23%) Selenium
7 2 (2.15%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.15%) Subversion
7 2 (2.15%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.08%) IDA Disassembler
8 1 (1.08%) JUnit
8 1 (1.08%) Metasploit
8 1 (1.08%) OllyDbg
8 1 (1.08%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.08%) TestLink
8 1 (1.08%) VersionOne
8 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.08%) Xcode
General
1 21 (22.58%) Games
2 13 (13.98%) Advertising
3 5 (5.38%) Finance
4 3 (3.23%) Retail
5 2 (2.15%) Automotive
5 2 (2.15%) French Language
5 2 (2.15%) German Language
5 2 (2.15%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.08%) Legal
6 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.08%) Marketing
6 1 (1.08%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 23 (24.73%) Developer
2 19 (20.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (10.75%) Analyst
3 10 (10.75%) Software Engineer
4 9 (9.68%) Software Developer
5 7 (7.53%) Consultant
5 7 (7.53%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (7.53%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Senior DevOps
6 6 (6.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) WebSphere Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) WebSphere Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Data Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Lead Developer
7 5 (5.38%) Tester
8 4 (4.30%) Junior
8 4 (4.30%) Software QA Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.43%) CSS
1 19 (20.43%) Django
2 18 (19.35%) Node.js
3 17 (18.28%) CSS3
4 15 (16.13%) Ruby on Rails
5 12 (12.90%) REST
6 10 (10.75%) WebSphere MQ
7 9 (9.68%) Web Services
8 8 (8.60%) Middleware
9 6 (6.45%) AngularJS
9 6 (6.45%) HTML
10 5 (5.38%) Elastic Stack
10 5 (5.38%) Pandas
11 4 (4.30%) HTML5
11 4 (4.30%) Java EE
11 4 (4.30%) RESTful
12 3 (3.23%) LAMP
12 3 (3.23%) Spring
13 2 (2.15%) Hibernate
13 2 (2.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Computer Science
1 10 (10.75%) iSeries
2 6 (6.45%) User Experience
3 5 (5.38%) Digital Media
4 4 (4.30%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.23%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.15%) Digital TV
6 2 (2.15%) Fintech
6 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.08%) Anti-Piracy
7 1 (1.08%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.08%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 40 (43.01%) Linux
2 11 (11.83%) Ubuntu
2 11 (11.83%) Windows
2 11 (11.83%) Windows Server
3 10 (10.75%) OS/400
3 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (6.45%) CentOS
5 5 (5.38%) Debian
5 5 (5.38%) Unix
6 4 (4.30%) Android
7 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.08%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (53.76%) DevOps
3 22 (23.66%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (20.43%) Scrum
4 19 (20.43%) Test Automation
5 17 (18.28%) Software Engineering
6 11 (11.83%) Configuration Management
6 11 (11.83%) Machine Learning
6 11 (11.83%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (10.75%) BDD
7 10 (10.75%) OO
8 9 (9.68%) Coaching
9 7 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (7.53%) Physics
10 6 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (6.45%) Functional Testing
10 6 (6.45%) Open Source
10 6 (6.45%) Pair Programming
10 6 (6.45%) TDD
10 6 (6.45%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 39 (41.94%) Java
2 33 (35.48%) Bash Shell
3 31 (33.33%) SQL
4 26 (27.96%) JavaScript
5 25 (26.88%) R
6 22 (23.66%) Ruby
7 19 (20.43%) Perl
8 18 (19.35%) PHP
9 17 (18.28%) Go
10 15 (16.13%) Scala
11 14 (15.05%) C++
12 10 (10.75%) Shell Script
13 7 (7.53%) C#
14 6 (6.45%) Groovy
15 3 (3.23%) Apple Swift
15 3 (3.23%) C
16 2 (2.15%) Korn
16 2 (2.15%) MATLAB
16 2 (2.15%) Objective-C
16 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (10.75%) Degree
2 8 (8.60%) VCP5
2 8 (8.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.23%) PhD
4 1 (1.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.08%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) SLA
2 5 (5.38%) QA
3 1 (1.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (12.90%) Docker
2 8 (8.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.38%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (12.90%) Ansible
1 12 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (12.90%) Puppet
2 5 (5.38%) Terraform
3 1 (1.08%) Cuckoo Sandbox
3 1 (1.08%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.08%) Packer
Vendors
1 12 (12.90%) VMware
2 10 (10.75%) IBM
2 10 (10.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.75%) Splunk
3 6 (6.45%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.30%) Tableau
4 4 (4.30%) TOWER Software
5 3 (3.23%) Google
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle
6 2 (2.15%) Perforce
7 1 (1.08%) Facebook
7 1 (1.08%) SaltStack