Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 36 54
Rank change year-on-year +17 +18 -11
Permanent jobs citing Python 174 125 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 9.17% 6.32% 4.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.45% 11.73% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 141 100 88
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £46,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.11% +8.82% +10.39%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £29,650
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £60,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 997 1,066 942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 52.53% 53.89% 46.24%
Number of salaries quoted 882 888 876
Wales median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 September 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 21 September 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 +9 158 £42,500 -14.14% 30
North Wales +12 11 £21,750 -43.87%
West Wales +5 5 £37,500 +2.99% 1
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 84 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (39.66%) Java
2 69 (39.66%) Linux
3 53 (30.46%) SQL
4 46 (26.44%) JavaScript
5 45 (25.86%) WebSphere
6 44 (25.29%) IBM
7 43 (24.71%) Git (software)
8 41 (23.56%) Windows
8 41 (23.56%) Jenkins
9 38 (21.84%) Bash Shell
10 36 (20.69%) AWS
11 34 (19.54%) Oracle
12 32 (18.39%) Microsoft
13 30 (17.24%) Perl
13 30 (17.24%) PHP
13 30 (17.24%) Windows Server
14 29 (16.67%) DevOps
14 29 (16.67%) Web Services
14 29 (16.67%) HTTP
15 28 (16.09%) Relational Database
16 27 (15.52%) Shell Script
17 26 (14.94%) Docker
18 25 (14.37%) Middleware
18 25 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
18 25 (14.37%) Spring
19 24 (13.79%) IBM HTTP Server
19 24 (13.79%) OS/400
20 23 (13.22%) Tomcat
20 23 (13.22%) Scrum

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 45 (25.86%) WebSphere
2 24 (13.79%) IBM HTTP Server
3 23 (13.22%) Tomcat
4 15 (8.62%) Apache
5 8 (4.60%) Apache Airflow
6 6 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (2.87%) nginx
8 4 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (2.30%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.72%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.72%) JBoss
10 2 (1.15%) CMS
10 2 (1.15%) Confluence
10 2 (1.15%) Jetty
10 2 (1.15%) WordPress
11 1 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (1.15%) SPSS
2 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.57%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 36 (20.69%) AWS
2 22 (12.64%) Azure
3 19 (10.92%) GitHub
4 14 (8.05%) GCP
5 7 (4.02%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.87%) Power Platform
7 4 (2.30%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.15%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.15%) Serverless
9 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.57%) Office 365
9 1 (0.57%) SaaS
9 1 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.67%) HTTP
2 7 (4.02%) DNS
2 7 (4.02%) Internet
3 5 (2.87%) SMTP
3 5 (2.87%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.72%) LAN
4 3 (1.72%) WAN
5 2 (1.15%) Firewall
5 2 (1.15%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.15%) Network Security
6 1 (0.57%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.57%) DHCP
6 1 (0.57%) SSH
6 1 (0.57%) SSL
6 1 (0.57%) VLAN
6 1 (0.57%) VPN
6 1 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.09%) Relational Database
2 22 (12.64%) Big Data
2 22 (12.64%) SQL Server
3 18 (10.34%) Informix
4 14 (8.05%) MySQL
5 13 (7.47%) DB2
6 9 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (4.60%) NoSQL
8 6 (3.45%) QlikView
9 5 (2.87%) Power BI
10 4 (2.30%) MongoDB
10 4 (2.30%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (1.15%) BigQuery
12 2 (1.15%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 43 (24.71%) Git (software)
2 41 (23.56%) Jenkins
3 14 (8.05%) Selenium
4 10 (5.75%) JIRA
5 7 (4.02%) Subversion
6 4 (2.30%) JMeter
6 4 (2.30%) Maven
7 3 (1.72%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.72%) GitLab
7 3 (1.72%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.15%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.15%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.15%) git-flow
8 2 (1.15%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.15%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.57%) Ant
9 1 (0.57%) JUnit
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.57%) Pylint
General
1 18 (10.34%) Finance
1 18 (10.34%) Public Sector
2 15 (8.62%) Advertising
3 10 (5.75%) Banking
4 9 (5.17%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.45%) Retail
6 5 (2.87%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.30%) Electronics
7 4 (2.30%) Marketing
7 4 (2.30%) Publishing
8 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 76 (43.68%) Developer
2 26 (14.94%) Consultant
3 24 (13.79%) Technical Consultant
4 23 (13.22%) Python Developer
5 20 (11.49%) Java Developer
6 16 (9.20%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (7.47%) Linux Engineer
7 13 (7.47%) Middleware Consultant
7 13 (7.47%) Software Developer
8 12 (6.90%) Analyst
8 12 (6.90%) Junior
9 9 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (5.17%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 9 (5.17%) Data Engineer
9 9 (5.17%) Junior Data Engineer
9 9 (5.17%) Software Engineer
9 9 (5.17%) Support Consultant
9 9 (5.17%) Technical Support Consultant
10 8 (4.60%) Test Analyst
11 6 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.67%) Web Services
2 25 (14.37%) Middleware
2 25 (14.37%) Spring
3 21 (12.07%) .NET
4 20 (11.49%) Node.js
5 19 (10.92%) Django
5 19 (10.92%) Hibernate
5 19 (10.92%) J2EE
6 18 (10.34%) TensorFlow
7 15 (8.62%) React
8 13 (7.47%) AngularJS
9 12 (6.90%) Flask
10 10 (5.75%) CSS
10 10 (5.75%) HTML
11 9 (5.17%) ASP.NET
11 9 (5.17%) WebSphere MQ
12 8 (4.60%) LAMP
12 8 (4.60%) Pandas
13 7 (4.02%) LEMP Stack
14 6 (3.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.34%) iSeries
2 16 (9.20%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (5.75%) User Experience
4 7 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.45%) AS400
6 5 (2.87%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.87%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (2.87%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (2.30%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.72%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.15%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.15%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.57%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.57%) Arduino
10 1 (0.57%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 69 (39.66%) Linux
2 41 (23.56%) Windows
3 30 (17.24%) Windows Server
4 24 (13.79%) OS/400
5 7 (4.02%) CentOS
6 6 (3.45%) Windows 7
6 6 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.30%) Unix
8 2 (1.15%) Android
8 2 (1.15%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.15%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.57%) Debian
9 1 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (16.67%) DevOps
3 25 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (13.22%) Scrum
4 23 (13.22%) Software Engineering
5 22 (12.64%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (12.64%) Test Automation
6 20 (11.49%) ITIL
7 16 (9.20%) TDD
8 13 (7.47%) SDLC
9 12 (6.90%) BDD
9 12 (6.90%) Mentoring
10 10 (5.75%) Project Management
11 9 (5.17%) Test Management
11 9 (5.17%) Unit Testing
12 8 (4.60%) Analytics
12 8 (4.60%) Collaborative Working
12 8 (4.60%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (4.60%) Data Engineering
12 8 (4.60%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 69 (39.66%) Java
2 53 (30.46%) SQL
3 46 (26.44%) JavaScript
4 38 (21.84%) Bash Shell
5 30 (17.24%) Perl
5 30 (17.24%) PHP
6 27 (15.52%) Shell Script
7 18 (10.34%) Groovy
8 14 (8.05%) C#
9 12 (6.90%) Go
10 11 (6.32%) C++
11 9 (5.17%) PowerShell
12 7 (4.02%) Ruby
13 5 (2.87%) R
14 4 (2.30%) C
15 3 (1.72%) TypeScript
16 2 (1.15%) MATLAB
16 2 (1.15%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (13.22%) Degree
2 15 (8.62%) IBM Certification
3 8 (4.60%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.87%) ISEB
5 2 (1.15%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.57%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.57%) MBA
6 1 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.57%) RHCE
6 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.30%) QA
2 2 (1.15%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (14.94%) Docker
2 16 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.72%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.15%) Firmware
5 1 (0.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 19 (10.92%) Ansible
2 10 (5.75%) Kubernetes
2 10 (5.75%) Terraform
3 8 (4.60%) Puppet
4 5 (2.87%) cPanel
4 5 (2.87%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (2.87%) Mesos
4 5 (2.87%) Plesk
5 3 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.15%) Kibana
6 2 (1.15%) Salt
7 1 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.57%) SCCM
7 1 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (25.29%) IBM
2 34 (19.54%) Oracle
3 32 (18.39%) Microsoft
4 19 (10.92%) VMware
5 9 (5.17%) Google
5 9 (5.17%) SAP
6 7 (4.02%) Tableau
7 6 (3.45%) Cognos
8 2 (1.15%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.15%) Teradata
8 2 (1.15%) Zend
9 1 (0.57%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.57%) Fujitsu