Period
to 5 July 2020

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 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > Wales
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 21 33
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12 +16
Permanent jobs citing Python 92 141 135
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 7.24% 7.98% 7.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.98% 15.23% 12.89%
Number of salaries quoted 85 126 121
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,125 £61,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 709 926 1,047
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 55.83% 52.38% 54.73%
Number of salaries quoted 585 815 853
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,148 £55,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Wales

Python
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Python in Wales

Python
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python in Wales over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

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 5 July 2020. 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 -1 87 £42,500 +5.59% 14
West Wales -7 2 £24,750 -34.00%
North Wales 0 1 £52,500 +141.38% 1
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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 35 (38.04%) Java
2 33 (35.87%) SQL
3 29 (31.52%) Linux
4 28 (30.43%) Bash Shell
5 24 (26.09%) DevOps
5 24 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (23.91%) Perl
6 22 (23.91%) Shell Script
6 22 (23.91%) AWS
7 20 (21.74%) Degree
8 19 (20.65%) Software Engineering
8 19 (20.65%) IBM
8 19 (20.65%) R
9 18 (19.57%) OS/400
10 17 (18.48%) Windows
10 17 (18.48%) Web Services
10 17 (18.48%) WebSphere
10 17 (18.48%) Machine Learning
11 16 (17.39%) Docker
11 16 (17.39%) Jenkins
11 16 (17.39%) Kubernetes
11 16 (17.39%) Advertising
12 14 (15.22%) Tomcat
12 14 (15.22%) PowerShell
13 13 (14.13%) Git (software)
13 13 (14.13%) Node.js
13 13 (14.13%) Go
13 13 (14.13%) Apache Spark
13 13 (14.13%) ITIL
13 13 (14.13%) Finance

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 17 (18.48%) WebSphere
2 14 (15.22%) Tomcat
3 13 (14.13%) Apache Spark
4 10 (10.87%) Confluence
5 9 (9.78%) JBoss
6 7 (7.61%) SharePoint
7 5 (5.43%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (4.35%) SAS
9 3 (3.26%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (2.17%) IBM Domino
11 1 (1.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (23.91%) AWS
2 10 (10.87%) Azure
3 8 (8.70%) GCP
4 5 (5.43%) Power Platform
5 3 (3.26%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.26%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.17%) Serverless
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.09%) AWS CodeDeploy
7 1 (1.09%) AWS Fargate
7 1 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.09%) BrowserStack
7 1 (1.09%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) DNS
1 6 (6.52%) FTP
2 5 (5.43%) DHCP
2 5 (5.43%) SSH
2 5 (5.43%) SSL
3 3 (3.26%) HTTP
4 1 (1.09%) Internet
4 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.09%) VLAN
4 1 (1.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.04%) Hadoop
1 12 (13.04%) NoSQL
2 11 (11.96%) MongoDB
3 8 (8.70%) Big Data
4 5 (5.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (5.43%) Neo4j
4 5 (5.43%) Power BI
5 3 (3.26%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (3.26%) MySQL
6 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.09%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.09%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.09%) DB2
7 1 (1.09%) MS Access
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 13 (14.13%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.87%) JIRA
4 5 (5.43%) JUnit
5 4 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.35%) Maven
6 3 (3.26%) JMeter
6 3 (3.26%) Selenium
7 2 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.09%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.09%) CircleCI
8 1 (1.09%) Postman
8 1 (1.09%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.09%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.09%) Subversion
8 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (17.39%) Advertising
2 13 (14.13%) Finance
3 2 (2.17%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (21.74%) Developer
2 13 (14.13%) Software Engineer
3 12 (13.04%) Release Engineer
4 11 (11.96%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) Administrator
6 7 (7.61%) Data Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Java Developer
6 7 (7.61%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.61%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.52%) Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) Middleware Administrator
7 6 (6.52%) Senior Middleware Administrator
8 4 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Java Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Junior
8 4 (4.35%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Python Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Machine Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.48%) Web Services
2 13 (14.13%) Node.js
3 12 (13.04%) Spring
3 12 (13.04%) Spring Boot
4 10 (10.87%) Dropwizard
4 10 (10.87%) Middleware
4 10 (10.87%) SOAP
5 7 (7.61%) RESTful
6 5 (5.43%) Kafka
6 5 (5.43%) REST
6 5 (5.43%) WSDL
7 4 (4.35%) .NET
7 4 (4.35%) CSS
7 4 (4.35%) HTML
7 4 (4.35%) Java EE
7 4 (4.35%) JMX
7 4 (4.35%) JPA
7 4 (4.35%) JSF
8 3 (3.26%) Natural Language Processing
8 3 (3.26%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (8.70%) iSeries
2 5 (5.43%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.26%) User Experience
4 2 (2.17%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.09%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.09%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.52%) Linux
2 18 (19.57%) OS/400
3 17 (18.48%) Windows
4 4 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.09%) Android
5 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (26.09%) DevOps
2 19 (20.65%) Software Engineering
3 17 (18.48%) Machine Learning
4 13 (14.13%) ITIL
5 10 (10.87%) Artificial Intelligence
5 10 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (10.87%) Test Automation
6 9 (9.78%) Data Science
6 9 (9.78%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (7.61%) API Development
8 7 (7.61%) Fintech
8 7 (7.61%) SDLC
9 6 (6.52%) BDD
9 6 (6.52%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (6.52%) TDD
10 5 (5.43%) Data Analysis
10 5 (5.43%) Mathematics
10 5 (5.43%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 35 (38.04%) Java
2 33 (35.87%) SQL
3 28 (30.43%) Bash Shell
4 22 (23.91%) Perl
4 22 (23.91%) Shell Script
5 19 (20.65%) R
6 14 (15.22%) PowerShell
7 13 (14.13%) Go
8 11 (11.96%) C#
8 11 (11.96%) JavaScript
9 9 (9.78%) Ruby
10 8 (8.70%) Java 8
11 5 (5.43%) C
11 5 (5.43%) PHP
11 5 (5.43%) PL/SQL
12 3 (3.26%) VBA
13 2 (2.17%) C++
13 2 (2.17%) Scala
14 1 (1.09%) Kotlin
14 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (21.74%) Degree
2 11 (11.96%) IBM Certification
3 4 (4.35%) Sun Certification
4 3 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.17%) PhD
6 1 (1.09%) CREST Certified
6 1 (1.09%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.09%) RHCE
6 1 (1.09%) SANS
6 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.09%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (17.39%) Docker
2 2 (2.17%) Firmware
2 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (17.39%) Kubernetes
2 7 (7.61%) Terraform
3 4 (4.35%) Ansible
3 4 (4.35%) Puppet
4 2 (2.17%) Kubeflow
4 2 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.09%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (1.09%) Rancher
5 1 (1.09%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (20.65%) IBM
2 7 (7.61%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.61%) Tableau
3 6 (6.52%) Oracle
4 5 (5.43%) VMware
5 4 (4.35%) Perforce
6 3 (3.26%) Google
7 2 (2.17%) SAP
8 1 (1.09%) Blue Prism
8 1 (1.09%) Dynatrace
8 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.09%) Xceptor