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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK / Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 41 47
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Python 56 60 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.63% 4.68% 4.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.62% 9.40% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 52 52 53
Median salary £46,250 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.62% +8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 482 638 675
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 48.49% 49.73% 47.04%
Number of salaries quoted 444 565 562
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Python as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +9 44 £47,500 +18.75% 1
West Wales - 12 £44,000 - 1
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Python.

1 60 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (50.48%) Linux
3 47 (44.76%) Java
4 36 (34.29%) DevOps
5 35 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 29 (27.62%) Bash Shell
7 26 (24.76%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (24.76%) Perl
7 26 (24.76%) PHP
7 26 (24.76%) C++
8 25 (23.81%) SQL
9 24 (22.86%) Configuration Management
10 23 (21.90%) Games
11 22 (20.95%) Puppet
11 22 (20.95%) Opscode Chef
12 21 (20.00%) OO
13 19 (18.10%) Git (software)
14 18 (17.14%) Unix
14 18 (17.14%) C#
15 17 (16.19%) SLA
16 16 (15.24%) Big Data
17 15 (14.29%) Scrum
17 15 (14.29%) Finance
18 14 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (13.33%) Web Services
18 14 (13.33%) Degree
18 14 (13.33%) Ubuntu
18 14 (13.33%) Machine Learning
19 13 (12.38%) Windows
19 13 (12.38%) JavaScript

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 9 (8.57%) Apache Spark
2 7 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.81%) IIS
5 3 (2.86%) Apache
5 3 (2.86%) Apache Pig
5 3 (2.86%) JBoss
5 3 (2.86%) nginx
5 3 (2.86%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.90%) SAS
7 1 (0.95%) CMS
7 1 (0.95%) OpenROAD
7 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 35 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.62%) SaaS
4 4 (3.81%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.81%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (3.81%) IaaS
4 4 (3.81%) PaaS
5 3 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.48%) Firewall
2 9 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 8 (7.62%) GSM
4 5 (4.76%) HTTP
5 4 (3.81%) MPLS
5 4 (3.81%) PBX
5 4 (3.81%) RTP
5 4 (3.81%) VoIP
5 4 (3.81%) Wireshark
6 3 (2.86%) LAN
6 3 (2.86%) SNMP
6 3 (2.86%) WAN
7 2 (1.90%) DNS
7 2 (1.90%) NAS
7 2 (1.90%) SAN
8 1 (0.95%) Internet
8 1 (0.95%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.24%) Big Data
2 12 (11.43%) MySQL
3 11 (10.48%) Hadoop
3 11 (10.48%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.62%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (7.62%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.71%) SQL Server
6 5 (4.76%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (3.81%) Apache Hive
7 4 (3.81%) QlikView
8 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.86%) Spotfire
8 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.90%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.90%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.90%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (18.10%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 10 (9.52%) Maven
3 6 (5.71%) JIRA
3 6 (5.71%) Selenium
3 6 (5.71%) WebDriver
4 4 (3.81%) Ant
5 3 (2.86%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.86%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.86%) NUnit
5 3 (2.86%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.86%) Subversion
5 3 (2.86%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.90%) CircleCI
6 2 (1.90%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.95%) gulp
7 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.95%) Xcode
General
1 23 (21.90%) Games
2 15 (14.29%) Finance
3 4 (3.81%) Advertising
4 3 (2.86%) Marketing
4 3 (2.86%) Retail
5 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (24.76%) Developer
3 10 (9.52%) Analyst
3 10 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (8.57%) Java Developer
5 8 (7.62%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (6.67%) Graduate
6 7 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (5.71%) Security Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 5 (4.76%) Python Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Team Leader
9 4 (3.81%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Graduate Java Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Junior
9 4 (3.81%) Junior Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Senior DevOps
9 4 (3.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.86%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.33%) Web Services
2 10 (9.52%) REST
3 9 (8.57%) .NET
3 9 (8.57%) HTML
4 8 (7.62%) Django
5 7 (6.67%) CSS
6 6 (5.71%) AngularJS
6 6 (5.71%) HTML5
6 6 (5.71%) J2EE
6 6 (5.71%) Java EE
7 5 (4.76%) Spring
8 4 (3.81%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (3.81%) Pandas
8 4 (3.81%) React
8 4 (3.81%) RESTful
9 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.86%) CSS3
9 3 (2.86%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.90%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.81%) CUDA
2 4 (3.81%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.86%) Private Cloud
3 3 (2.86%) User Experience
4 2 (1.90%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.90%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.90%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.90%) Fintech
4 2 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.95%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 53 (50.48%) Linux
2 18 (17.14%) Unix
3 14 (13.33%) Ubuntu
4 13 (12.38%) Windows
5 10 (9.52%) CentOS
6 9 (8.57%) Windows Server
7 7 (6.67%) Debian
8 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.81%) Android
10 3 (2.86%) Mac OS
10 3 (2.86%) OpenBSD
11 2 (1.90%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.90%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.29%) DevOps
3 26 (24.76%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (22.86%) Configuration Management
5 21 (20.00%) OO
6 15 (14.29%) Scrum
7 14 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (13.33%) Machine Learning
8 12 (11.43%) Test Automation
9 11 (10.48%) Analytics
9 11 (10.48%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (9.52%) SDLC
10 10 (9.52%) Software Engineering
11 8 (7.62%) Application Performance Management
11 8 (7.62%) Data Visualisation
11 8 (7.62%) E-Commerce
11 8 (7.62%) ITIL
11 8 (7.62%) ITSM
11 8 (7.62%) Performance Management
11 8 (7.62%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 47 (44.76%) Java
2 29 (27.62%) Bash Shell
3 26 (24.76%) C++
3 26 (24.76%) Perl
3 26 (24.76%) PHP
4 25 (23.81%) SQL
5 18 (17.14%) C#
6 13 (12.38%) JavaScript
7 8 (7.62%) C
8 7 (6.67%) Ruby
9 6 (5.71%) PowerShell
9 6 (5.71%) R
10 4 (3.81%) Groovy
11 3 (2.86%) Scala
12 2 (1.90%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.90%) VB
13 1 (0.95%) Go
13 1 (0.95%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (13.33%) Degree
2 6 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.86%) PhD
4 1 (0.95%) CEH
4 1 (0.95%) CISSP
4 1 (0.95%) HND
4 1 (0.95%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.95%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.19%) SLA
2 3 (2.86%) QA
3 2 (1.90%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (11.43%) Docker
2 6 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.81%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.86%) vSphere
5 2 (1.90%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.95%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 22 (20.95%) Opscode Chef
1 22 (20.95%) Puppet
2 9 (8.57%) Ansible
3 8 (7.62%) CA Spectrum
4 6 (5.71%) Terraform
5 5 (4.76%) ZABBIX
6 3 (2.86%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.95%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.95%) Packer
7 1 (0.95%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (9.52%) Clearswift
1 10 (9.52%) Oracle
1 10 (9.52%) Red Hat
1 10 (9.52%) VMware
2 8 (7.62%) BMC
2 8 (7.62%) CA
2 8 (7.62%) Cisco
2 8 (7.62%) LogRhythm
2 8 (7.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.62%) ServiceNow
3 5 (4.76%) Google
3 5 (4.76%) Tableau
4 4 (3.81%) Acme Packet
4 4 (3.81%) Brocade
4 4 (3.81%) SonicWALL
5 3 (2.86%) Perforce
5 3 (2.86%) Splunk
6 2 (1.90%) Palo Alto
6 2 (1.90%) SaltStack
6 2 (1.90%) Veeam
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago