Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > Wales
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 12 22 33
Rank change year-on-year +10 +11 +28
Permanent jobs citing Python 105 175 125
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 11.22% 9.27% 6.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.30% 17.36% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 117 155 89
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +23.46%
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,250 £31,200
90th Percentile £61,750 £58,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +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 493 1,008 1,071
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 52.67% 53.42% 55.46%
Number of salaries quoted 435 894 899
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,825 £26,749
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +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 15 January 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 15 January 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 87 £48,500 +7.78% 17
West Wales +19 12 £37,000 -1.33%
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 41 (39.05%) SQL
2 40 (38.10%) Java
3 30 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (21.90%) DevOps
5 22 (20.95%) Kubernetes
6 20 (19.05%) Terraform
7 19 (18.10%) C#
8 18 (17.14%) JavaScript
8 18 (17.14%) AWS
9 17 (16.19%) Azure
9 17 (16.19%) Docker
10 16 (15.24%) Big Data
10 16 (15.24%) Django
10 16 (15.24%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 15 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 14 (13.33%) Test Automation
12 14 (13.33%) TypeScript
12 14 (13.33%) Microservices
12 14 (13.33%) Apache Spark
12 14 (13.33%) React
12 14 (13.33%) Spring
12 14 (13.33%) Software Engineering
13 13 (12.38%) C++
13 13 (12.38%) Mentoring
13 13 (12.38%) Jenkins
14 12 (11.43%) Git (software)
15 11 (10.48%) Bash Shell
15 11 (10.48%) Elasticsearch
15 11 (10.48%) Finance

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 14 (13.33%) Apache Spark
2 11 (10.48%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (8.57%) Apache
4 8 (7.62%) Confluence
5 6 (5.71%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (4.76%) FileNet
6 5 (4.76%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.95%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.95%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.14%) AWS
2 17 (16.19%) Azure
3 10 (9.52%) GCP
4 9 (8.57%) GitHub
4 9 (8.57%) Stackdriver
5 4 (3.81%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (3.81%) Power Platform
5 4 (3.81%) Serverless
6 3 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.90%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (1.90%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.95%) Monitis
8 1 (0.95%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.24%) Big Data
1 16 (15.24%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.81%) Power BI
4 4 (3.81%) Tableau
5 3 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.86%) Neo4j
5 3 (2.86%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.90%) MySQL
7 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (12.38%) Jenkins
2 12 (11.43%) Git (software)
3 11 (10.48%) JIRA
4 9 (8.57%) Gradle
5 7 (6.67%) Cucumber
6 6 (5.71%) Bitbucket
6 6 (5.71%) Selenium
7 5 (4.76%) Artifactory
7 5 (4.76%) LoadRunner
7 5 (4.76%) Maven
8 4 (3.81%) NeoLoad
9 3 (2.86%) JMeter
10 2 (1.90%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.95%) JUnit
11 1 (0.95%) Mockito
11 1 (0.95%) Postman
11 1 (0.95%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (10.48%) Finance
2 10 (9.52%) Public Sector
3 8 (7.62%) Advertising
4 3 (2.86%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.90%) Games
6 1 (0.95%) Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (48.57%) Developer
2 20 (19.05%) Python Developer
3 18 (17.14%) Senior Developer
4 16 (15.24%) Analyst
5 14 (13.33%) Data Engineer
6 9 (8.57%) Software Developer
6 9 (8.57%) Technical Analyst
6 9 (8.57%) Technical Test Analyst
6 9 (8.57%) Test Analyst
7 8 (7.62%) Senior Python Developer
8 7 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (6.67%) Java Developer
8 7 (6.67%) Junior
8 7 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
8 7 (6.67%) Performance Test Analyst
8 7 (6.67%) Software Engineer
9 6 (5.71%) Digital Developer
9 6 (5.71%) Digital Transformation
9 6 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (5.71%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.24%) Django
2 14 (13.33%) React
2 14 (13.33%) Spring
3 10 (9.52%) Web Services
4 9 (8.57%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (8.57%) Spring Integration
5 7 (6.67%) Node.js
6 6 (5.71%) .NET
6 6 (5.71%) Spring Boot
7 5 (4.76%) AngularJS
7 5 (4.76%) JSON
7 5 (4.76%) Kafka
7 5 (4.76%) RESTful
8 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.81%) CSS
8 4 (3.81%) Flask
8 4 (3.81%) Gherkin
8 4 (3.81%) HTML
8 4 (3.81%) Pyramid
8 4 (3.81%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.67%) Windows
2 6 (5.71%) Linux
3 5 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.90%) Android
4 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.90%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (21.90%) DevOps
3 14 (13.33%) Microservices
3 14 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 14 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 13 (12.38%) Mentoring
5 10 (9.52%) Analytics
5 10 (9.52%) ITSM
5 10 (9.52%) Service Management
6 9 (8.57%) API Integration
6 9 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (8.57%) Machine Learning
6 9 (8.57%) Process Improvement
7 7 (6.67%) Acceptance Criteria
7 7 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (6.67%) Performance Testing
7 7 (6.67%) PRINCE
8 6 (5.71%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.71%) Data Science
8 6 (5.71%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 41 (39.05%) SQL
2 40 (38.10%) Java
3 19 (18.10%) C#
4 18 (17.14%) JavaScript
5 14 (13.33%) TypeScript
6 13 (12.38%) C++
7 11 (10.48%) Bash Shell
8 10 (9.52%) PowerShell
9 8 (7.62%) Go
10 6 (5.71%) PHP
10 6 (5.71%) R
11 5 (4.76%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.86%) Java 8
12 3 (2.86%) Ruby
12 3 (2.86%) Scala
13 2 (1.90%) Groovy
14 1 (0.95%) C
14 1 (0.95%) ES6
14 1 (0.95%) Perl
14 1 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 15 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.48%) Degree
3 7 (6.67%) ISEB
3 7 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.90%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.90%) PhD
5 1 (0.95%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (16.19%) Docker
2 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (20.95%) Kubernetes
2 20 (19.05%) Terraform
3 9 (8.57%) Grafana
4 7 (6.67%) Ansible
5 4 (3.81%) Puppet
6 2 (1.90%) Mesos
7 1 (0.95%) Nagios
7 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.95%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 10 (9.52%) Google
2 9 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.57%) ServiceNow
2 9 (8.57%) Splunk
3 6 (5.71%) IBM
4 5 (4.76%) Adobe
4 5 (4.76%) ILOG
4 5 (4.76%) Kofax
5 4 (3.81%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.86%) Oracle
7 1 (0.95%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.95%) SolarWinds