Period
to 30 September 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 30 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > Wales
6 months to
30 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 19 36
Rank change year-on-year +2 +17 +15
Permanent jobs citing Python 78 176 129
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 10.39% 9.33% 6.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.65% 17.92% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 85 153 109
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £30,400 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £59,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.93% +7.27%

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 442 982 1,078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 58.85% 52.07% 54.39%
Number of salaries quoted 385 868 900
Median annual salary £44,379 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £29,400 £27,350 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +3 73 £45,000 - 18
West Wales +1 1 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 29 (37.18%) Java
2 28 (35.90%) SQL
3 22 (28.21%) Machine Learning
4 21 (26.92%) Apache Spark
4 21 (26.92%) Kubernetes
4 21 (26.92%) AWS
5 20 (25.64%) DevOps
6 19 (24.36%) Spring
7 17 (21.79%) Big Data
8 16 (20.51%) R
8 16 (20.51%) GCP
8 16 (20.51%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (19.23%) Terraform
10 13 (16.67%) Docker
10 13 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 13 (16.67%) Google
10 13 (16.67%) Web Services
10 13 (16.67%) Service Management
10 13 (16.67%) ITSM
11 12 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
11 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
11 12 (15.38%) Data Science
12 11 (14.10%) Public Sector
12 11 (14.10%) Grafana
12 11 (14.10%) Stackdriver
12 11 (14.10%) Spring Boot
12 11 (14.10%) API Development
12 11 (14.10%) API Integration

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 21 (26.92%) Apache Spark
2 11 (14.10%) Apache
2 11 (14.10%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.13%) SAS
4 2 (2.56%) IBM Domino
4 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.28%) Confluence
5 1 (1.28%) JBoss
5 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 21 (26.92%) AWS
2 16 (20.51%) GCP
3 11 (14.10%) GitHub
3 11 (14.10%) Stackdriver
4 10 (12.82%) Power Platform
5 7 (8.97%) Azure
6 3 (3.85%) Amazon S3
6 3 (3.85%) Serverless
7 1 (1.28%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (1.28%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (1.28%) BrowserStack
7 1 (1.28%) Monitis
7 1 (1.28%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) DHCP
1 1 (1.28%) DNS
1 1 (1.28%) FTP
1 1 (1.28%) SSH
1 1 (1.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.79%) Big Data
2 16 (20.51%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (12.82%) Power BI
4 9 (11.54%) Hadoop
5 8 (10.26%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.13%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.85%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.28%) BigQuery
8 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.28%) MySQL
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Gradle
2 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.41%) JUnit
4 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.56%) JMeter
4 2 (2.56%) Maven
4 2 (2.56%) Selenium
5 1 (1.28%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.28%) JIRA
5 1 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.28%) Postman
5 1 (1.28%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.28%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (14.10%) Public Sector
2 3 (3.85%) Finance
3 2 (2.56%) Advertising
3 2 (2.56%) Games
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (48.72%) Developer
2 15 (19.23%) Python Developer
3 14 (17.95%) Data Engineer
4 12 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 9 (11.54%) Java Developer
6 8 (10.26%) Digital Developer
6 8 (10.26%) Digital Transformation
7 5 (6.41%) Junior
7 5 (6.41%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Junior Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Junior Java Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Machine Learning Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Python Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Chief Technology Officer
10 2 (2.56%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.36%) Spring
2 13 (16.67%) Web Services
3 11 (14.10%) RabbitMQ
3 11 (14.10%) Spring Boot
3 11 (14.10%) Spring Integration
4 10 (12.82%) Kafka
5 8 (10.26%) Dropwizard
6 7 (8.97%) React
7 6 (7.69%) REST
7 6 (7.69%) RESTful
7 6 (7.69%) SOAP
8 4 (5.13%) Django
9 3 (3.85%) Natural Language Processing
9 3 (3.85%) Node.js
9 3 (3.85%) TensorFlow
10 2 (2.56%) HTML
10 2 (2.56%) Java EE
10 2 (2.56%) JMX
10 2 (2.56%) JPA
10 2 (2.56%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Algorithms
1 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.28%) iSeries
3 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Linux
2 3 (3.85%) Windows
3 2 (2.56%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.21%) Machine Learning
2 20 (25.64%) DevOps
3 15 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (16.67%) ITSM
4 13 (16.67%) Service Management
4 13 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 12 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (15.38%) Data Science
6 11 (14.10%) API Development
6 11 (14.10%) API Integration
7 10 (12.82%) Data Visualisation
7 10 (12.82%) Visualisation
8 9 (11.54%) Artificial Intelligence
8 9 (11.54%) Data Analysis
8 9 (11.54%) Test Automation
9 8 (10.26%) Mathematics
9 8 (10.26%) Statistics
10 7 (8.97%) SDLC
10 7 (8.97%) Software Architecture
11 6 (7.69%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.18%) Java
2 28 (35.90%) SQL
3 16 (20.51%) R
4 10 (12.82%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.97%) Go
6 6 (7.69%) Java 8
6 6 (7.69%) TypeScript
7 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.85%) C
7 3 (3.85%) Perl
7 3 (3.85%) Scala
8 2 (2.56%) C++
8 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.28%) C#
9 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.54%) Degree
3 4 (5.13%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.56%) PhD
4 2 (2.56%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.28%) IBM Certification
5 1 (1.28%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 13 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (26.92%) Kubernetes
2 15 (19.23%) Terraform
3 11 (14.10%) Grafana
4 2 (2.56%) Kubeflow
4 2 (2.56%) Puppet
5 1 (1.28%) Ansible
5 1 (1.28%) Nagios
5 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.28%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 13 (16.67%) Google
2 11 (14.10%) ServiceNow
2 11 (14.10%) Splunk
2 11 (14.10%) Tableau
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle
4 2 (2.56%) Dynatrace
4 2 (2.56%) IBM
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.56%) Perforce
5 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.28%) VMware