Period
to 18 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 48 38
Rank change year-on-year +21 -10 +30
Permanent jobs citing Python 127 98 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.99% 5.19% 5.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.60% 9.97% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 94 83 115
Wales median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £30,466 £29,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,349 £85,000
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 1,008 983 1,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 55.45% 52.04% 54.86%
Number of salaries quoted 840 849 1,139
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,749 £25,000 £24,200
90th Percentile £58,875 £54,844 £55,000
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +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 18 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 +13 106 £50,000 +17.65% 38
West Wales +10 18 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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 67 (52.76%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (43.31%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (38.58%) Linux
3 49 (38.58%) DevOps
4 48 (37.80%) Java
5 32 (25.20%) SQL
5 32 (25.20%) Jenkins
6 30 (23.62%) Docker
6 30 (23.62%) JavaScript
7 29 (22.83%) C#
7 29 (22.83%) Software Engineering
8 25 (19.69%) AngularJS
8 25 (19.69%) Microsoft Azure
9 24 (18.90%) Ansible
10 23 (18.11%) Elasticsearch
10 23 (18.11%) Git (software)
10 23 (18.11%) HTML
11 22 (17.32%) .NET
11 22 (17.32%) SQL Server
11 22 (17.32%) Scrum
11 22 (17.32%) Puppet
11 22 (17.32%) Machine Learning
11 22 (17.32%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (16.54%) Test Automation
12 21 (16.54%) Kubernetes
12 21 (16.54%) Serverless
13 20 (15.75%) Self-Motivation
14 19 (14.96%) Bash Shell
14 19 (14.96%) CentOS
14 19 (14.96%) Web Services

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 23 (18.11%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (7.09%) OpenStack
3 6 (4.72%) Confluence
4 5 (3.94%) Apache Spark
4 5 (3.94%) CMS
5 4 (3.15%) SAS
6 3 (2.36%) IIS
6 3 (2.36%) nginx
7 2 (1.57%) Apache
8 1 (0.79%) JBoss
8 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.79%) InVision
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 67 (52.76%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (19.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (16.54%) Serverless
4 15 (11.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (10.24%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (8.66%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (7.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 8 (6.30%) SaaS
9 7 (5.51%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (4.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 6 (4.72%) IaaS
11 5 (3.94%) GitHub
12 4 (3.15%) Stackdriver
13 3 (2.36%) Datadog
14 1 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.79%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.79%) Slack
14 1 (0.79%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.51%) Firewall
2 6 (4.72%) DNS
3 4 (3.15%) FTP
3 4 (3.15%) Wireshark
4 3 (2.36%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.36%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.57%) VPN
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.79%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.79%) Network Security
6 1 (0.79%) SMS
6 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.32%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.81%) NoSQL
3 14 (11.02%) MySQL
4 8 (6.30%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (6.30%) Redis
5 6 (4.72%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (4.72%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.15%) Big Data
6 4 (3.15%) Neo4j
7 3 (2.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.36%) MariaDB
7 3 (2.36%) SQLite
7 3 (2.36%) Sqoop
8 2 (1.57%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.79%) HBase
9 1 (0.79%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.79%) Power BI
9 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (25.20%) Jenkins
2 23 (18.11%) Git (software)
3 14 (11.02%) Selenium
4 12 (9.45%) JIRA
5 9 (7.09%) Cucumber
6 8 (6.30%) Eclipse
7 7 (5.51%) Jasmine
8 6 (4.72%) JUnit
8 6 (4.72%) Mockito
9 5 (3.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (3.15%) CF BOSH
10 4 (3.15%) Liquibase
10 4 (3.15%) Maven
10 4 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (3.15%) WebDriver
11 3 (2.36%) git-flow
11 3 (2.36%) Pylint
11 3 (2.36%) Travis CI
11 3 (2.36%) Vagrant
11 3 (2.36%) webpack
General
1 10 (7.87%) Finance
1 10 (7.87%) Games
2 8 (6.30%) Welsh Language
3 7 (5.51%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.94%) Banking
5 2 (1.57%) Electronics
5 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.57%) Marketing
6 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.79%) Publishing
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (25.98%) Developer
2 28 (22.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (12.60%) Software Engineer
4 14 (11.02%) Python Developer
5 12 (9.45%) Junior
6 11 (8.66%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.72%) Java Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) Lead DevOps
10 5 (3.94%) Analyst
10 5 (3.94%) Applications Engineer
10 5 (3.94%) Java Software Engineer
10 5 (3.94%) Senior Applications Engineer
10 5 (3.94%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 4 (3.15%) Administrator
11 4 (3.15%) Analyst Programmer
11 4 (3.15%) Programmer
11 4 (3.15%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.69%) AngularJS
2 23 (18.11%) HTML
3 22 (17.32%) .NET
4 19 (14.96%) Web Services
5 18 (14.17%) CSS
6 17 (13.39%) XML
7 16 (12.60%) Django
8 11 (8.66%) JSON
8 11 (8.66%) REST
9 10 (7.87%) .NET Core
10 8 (6.30%) React
10 8 (6.30%) RESTful
10 8 (6.30%) Sass
11 7 (5.51%) Spring
12 6 (4.72%) Angular 2
12 6 (4.72%) Apache Cordova
12 6 (4.72%) GraphQL
12 6 (4.72%) Hibernate
12 6 (4.72%) Ionic Framework
12 6 (4.72%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.75%) Self-Motivation
2 18 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.87%) Analytical Mindset
4 9 (7.09%) User Experience
5 6 (4.72%) Wiki
6 5 (3.94%) Cloud Native
6 5 (3.94%) Fintech
7 3 (2.36%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.36%) Digital TV
8 2 (1.57%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.57%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.57%) Robotics
9 1 (0.79%) Animation
9 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.79%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 49 (38.58%) Linux
2 19 (14.96%) CentOS
3 13 (10.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (8.66%) Windows
5 10 (7.87%) Unix
6 9 (7.09%) Ubuntu
7 6 (4.72%) Fedora
8 4 (3.15%) Windows Server
9 3 (2.36%) DC/OS
9 3 (2.36%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.57%) Solaris
11 1 (0.79%) Android
11 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (43.31%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (38.58%) DevOps
3 29 (22.83%) Software Engineering
4 22 (17.32%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (17.32%) Machine Learning
4 22 (17.32%) Scrum
5 21 (16.54%) Test Automation
6 18 (14.17%) Artificial Intelligence
7 17 (13.39%) Unit Testing
8 16 (12.60%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (10.24%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (10.24%) Configuration Management
9 13 (10.24%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (10.24%) TDD
10 11 (8.66%) Mentoring
10 11 (8.66%) SDLC
11 10 (7.87%) Data Science
11 10 (7.87%) Line Management
12 9 (7.09%) Deep Learning
12 9 (7.09%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 48 (37.80%) Java
2 32 (25.20%) SQL
3 30 (23.62%) JavaScript
4 29 (22.83%) C#
5 19 (14.96%) Bash Shell
6 18 (14.17%) PHP
7 15 (11.81%) Ruby
7 15 (11.81%) TypeScript
8 8 (6.30%) Perl
9 7 (5.51%) Go
9 7 (5.51%) PowerShell
10 6 (4.72%) R
11 5 (3.94%) Groovy
12 4 (3.15%) C
12 4 (3.15%) Scala
13 3 (2.36%) C++
13 3 (2.36%) Delphi
14 2 (1.57%) Java 8
14 2 (1.57%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (10.24%) Degree
2 4 (3.15%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.36%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.09%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (23.62%) Docker
2 8 (6.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.36%) HDFS
3 3 (2.36%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.36%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.79%) iptables
Systems Management
1 24 (18.90%) Ansible
2 22 (17.32%) Puppet
3 21 (16.54%) Kubernetes
4 13 (10.24%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (10.24%) Terraform
5 6 (4.72%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (3.15%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (3.15%) Kibana
6 4 (3.15%) Packer
7 1 (0.79%) Consul
7 1 (0.79%) Grafana
7 1 (0.79%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.79%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 17 (13.39%) Red Hat
2 15 (11.81%) Oracle
3 14 (11.02%) Google
4 11 (8.66%) VMware
5 7 (5.51%) Splunk
6 4 (3.15%) Guidewire
6 4 (3.15%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.36%) Adobe
7 3 (2.36%) Cloudera
7 3 (2.36%) New Relic
7 3 (2.36%) Sybase
8 2 (1.57%) Automation Anywhere
8 2 (1.57%) Blue Prism
8 2 (1.57%) SAP
8 2 (1.57%) UiPath
9 1 (0.79%) CA
9 1 (0.79%) Cisco
9 1 (0.79%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.79%) MuleSoft