Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > Wales
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 36 28 24
Rank change year-on-year -8 -4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Python 94 89 144
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 6.67% 7.93% 8.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.88% 14.38% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 72 81 124
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £38,438 £37,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%
75th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £51,563
90th Percentile £62,375 £55,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £63,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.77% +5.42% +4.35%

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 677 619 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 48.05% 55.12% 52.55%
Number of salaries quoted 502 508 846
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £34,275 £34,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £56,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 29 July 2021.

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 29 July 2021. 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 -6 79 £47,500 +5.56% 30
West Wales - 9 £32,500 - 1
North Wales +2 4 £45,000 -14.29% 8
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 32 (34.04%) Java
1 32 (34.04%) SQL
2 30 (31.91%) Azure
3 27 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (28.72%) DevOps
4 25 (26.60%) JavaScript
5 23 (24.47%) AWS
6 21 (22.34%) Analytics
7 19 (20.21%) Microsoft
8 18 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (18.09%) React
10 16 (17.02%) Social Skills
10 16 (17.02%) PHP
11 15 (15.96%) Data Modelling
12 14 (14.89%) Test Automation
12 14 (14.89%) Data Science
13 13 (13.83%) PowerShell
13 13 (13.83%) C#
13 13 (13.83%) Software Engineering
13 13 (13.83%) Degree
14 12 (12.77%) CSS
14 12 (12.77%) Git (software)
14 12 (12.77%) Data Analytics
14 12 (12.77%) Power BI
14 12 (12.77%) Power Platform
15 11 (11.70%) Big Data
15 11 (11.70%) Jenkins
15 11 (11.70%) Docker
15 11 (11.70%) HTML
15 11 (11.70%) Linux

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 8 (8.51%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (3.19%) Confluence
2 3 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.19%) FileNet
2 3 (3.19%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.19%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.13%) Apache
3 2 (2.13%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.06%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.06%) IIS
4 1 (1.06%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 30 (31.91%) Azure
2 23 (24.47%) AWS
3 12 (12.77%) Power Platform
4 5 (5.32%) GCP
5 4 (4.26%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (4.26%) Azure Stack
5 4 (4.26%) OpenShift
6 3 (3.19%) SaaS
7 2 (2.13%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.13%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.06%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.06%) GitHub
8 1 (1.06%) IaaS
8 1 (1.06%) Matillion
8 1 (1.06%) PaaS
8 1 (1.06%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) Network Security
2 3 (3.19%) LAN
2 3 (3.19%) SAN
2 3 (3.19%) Skype
2 3 (3.19%) VoIP
2 3 (3.19%) WAN
3 2 (2.13%) DNS
3 2 (2.13%) Firewall
3 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.77%) Power BI
2 11 (11.70%) Big Data
3 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.51%) Tableau
4 7 (7.45%) Hadoop
5 6 (6.38%) Data Lake
6 5 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (5.32%) MySQL
6 5 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (4.26%) GIS
7 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.19%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.13%) Amazon Athena
9 2 (2.13%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (2.13%) BigQuery
9 2 (2.13%) HPCC
9 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.06%) Delta Lake
Development Applications
1 12 (12.77%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.70%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.51%) Selenium
4 7 (7.45%) Cucumber
5 6 (6.38%) JIRA
6 4 (4.26%) Artifactory
6 4 (4.26%) Bitbucket
6 4 (4.26%) Maven
7 3 (3.19%) JMeter
7 3 (3.19%) Postman
8 2 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.13%) Cypress.io
8 2 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (2.13%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.13%) SOAtest
8 2 (2.13%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.06%) Gradle
9 1 (1.06%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (17.02%) Social Skills
2 11 (11.70%) Finance
3 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.45%) Multimedia
4 7 (7.45%) Public Sector
5 5 (5.32%) Law
6 4 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (3.19%) Advertising
7 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.13%) Retail
9 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.06%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (1.06%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 28 (29.79%) Developer
2 17 (18.09%) Data Engineer
3 10 (10.64%) Analyst
4 8 (8.51%) Python Developer
5 7 (7.45%) Software Engineer
5 7 (7.45%) Trainee Developer
5 7 (7.45%) Trainee Web Developer
5 7 (7.45%) Web Developer
6 6 (6.38%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.32%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.26%) React Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Junior Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Junior Python Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Junior Software Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.09%) React
2 12 (12.77%) CSS
3 11 (11.70%) HTML
4 9 (9.57%) Kafka
5 7 (7.45%) CSS3
5 7 (7.45%) HTML5
6 6 (6.38%) .NET
6 6 (6.38%) Django
6 6 (6.38%) RESTful
7 5 (5.32%) JSON
7 5 (5.32%) Node.js
8 4 (4.26%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.19%) Web Services
10 2 (2.13%) Pandas
10 2 (2.13%) Vue.js
10 2 (2.13%) YAML
11 1 (1.06%) Elastic Stack
11 1 (1.06%) Keras
11 1 (1.06%) Spring Boot
11 1 (1.06%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.38%) Algorithms
2 4 (4.26%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.19%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.13%) NHS
5 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.06%) User Experience
5 1 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.70%) Linux
2 9 (9.57%) Windows
3 8 (8.51%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (28.72%) DevOps
2 21 (22.34%) Analytics
3 18 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (15.96%) Data Modelling
5 14 (14.89%) Data Science
5 14 (14.89%) Test Automation
6 13 (13.83%) Software Engineering
7 12 (12.77%) Data Analytics
8 10 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 9 (9.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (9.57%) Full Stack Development
10 8 (8.51%) Data Architecture
10 8 (8.51%) Data Engineering
10 8 (8.51%) Data Pipeline
10 8 (8.51%) ETL
10 8 (8.51%) Scrum
11 7 (7.45%) Machine Learning
11 7 (7.45%) SDLC
11 7 (7.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.04%) Java
1 32 (34.04%) SQL
2 25 (26.60%) JavaScript
3 16 (17.02%) PHP
4 13 (13.83%) C#
4 13 (13.83%) PowerShell
5 8 (8.51%) Bash Shell
6 6 (6.38%) Perl
7 3 (3.19%) ES6
7 3 (3.19%) R
8 2 (2.13%) C
8 2 (2.13%) C++
8 2 (2.13%) Go
8 2 (2.13%) Groovy
8 2 (2.13%) Scala
8 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.06%) Ruby
9 1 (1.06%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (13.83%) Degree
2 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.19%) MCITP
4 3 (3.19%) MCP
4 3 (3.19%) MCSA
4 3 (3.19%) MCSE
4 3 (3.19%) MCTS
4 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.19%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.06%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) GDPR
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (11.70%) Docker
2 6 (6.38%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.32%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.06%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) Kubernetes
1 7 (7.45%) Terraform
2 4 (4.26%) Ansible
3 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (3.19%) SCCM
3 3 (3.19%) SCOM
3 3 (3.19%) WSUS
4 2 (2.13%) CloudForms
4 2 (2.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 19 (20.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.32%) Databricks
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle
3 4 (4.26%) VMware
4 3 (3.19%) Acme Packet
4 3 (3.19%) Adobe
4 3 (3.19%) Cisco
4 3 (3.19%) GENBAND
4 3 (3.19%) Google
4 3 (3.19%) IBM
4 3 (3.19%) Juniper
4 3 (3.19%) Kofax
4 3 (3.19%) Nimble Storage
4 3 (3.19%) Sonus
5 2 (2.13%) Clearswift
5 2 (2.13%) Darktrace
5 2 (2.13%) ILOG
5 2 (2.13%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.13%) Sophos
6 1 (1.06%) Teradata