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

Python
UK > Wales
6 months to
15 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 14 27 24
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3 +21
Permanent jobs citing Python 105 135 140
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 8.91% 7.56% 7.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.39% 13.54% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 83 116 119
10th Percentile £32,750 £27,125 £29,650
25th Percentile £38,125 £34,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £57,500 £49,063 £57,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,500 £63,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +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 515 997 956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 43.72% 55.85% 53.80%
Number of salaries quoted 429 868 820
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,975
25th Percentile £33,125 £34,664 £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 £61,250 £56,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 April 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 April 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 +10 84 £48,750 +14.71% 27
West Wales +17 13 £34,750 +40.40% 3
North Wales +5 3 £45,000 -14.29% 5
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 51 (48.57%) Java
2 44 (41.90%) SQL
3 32 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (29.52%) JavaScript
4 31 (29.52%) C#
5 28 (26.67%) DevOps
6 27 (25.71%) Azure
7 23 (21.90%) Microsoft
8 19 (18.10%) PHP
9 18 (17.14%) AWS
9 18 (17.14%) Test Automation
10 17 (16.19%) PowerShell
11 16 (15.24%) Git (software)
11 16 (15.24%) Jenkins
11 16 (15.24%) Kubernetes
11 16 (15.24%) React
12 15 (14.29%) Mentoring
12 15 (14.29%) Analytics
12 15 (14.29%) Docker
12 15 (14.29%) JIRA
12 15 (14.29%) Finance
13 14 (13.33%) HTML
13 14 (13.33%) CSS
13 14 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
14 12 (11.43%) Web Development
14 12 (11.43%) Big Data
15 11 (10.48%) Process Improvement
15 11 (10.48%) Bash Shell
15 11 (10.48%) Confluence

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 11 (10.48%) Confluence
2 9 (8.57%) WebSphere
3 8 (7.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (7.62%) FileNet
3 8 (7.62%) LiveCycle
4 6 (5.71%) Apache Spark
5 4 (3.81%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.95%) Apache
6 1 (0.95%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.95%) SAS
6 1 (0.95%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.95%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 27 (25.71%) Azure
2 18 (17.14%) AWS
3 7 (6.67%) Power Platform
4 4 (3.81%) Serverless
5 3 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (2.86%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (2.86%) Azure Stack
6 2 (1.90%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (1.90%) SaaS
7 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.95%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (0.95%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (0.95%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.95%) GCP
7 1 (0.95%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) VoIP
2 2 (1.90%) DNS
2 2 (1.90%) Firewall
2 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.95%) LAN
3 1 (0.95%) Network Security
3 1 (0.95%) SAN
3 1 (0.95%) Skype
3 1 (0.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) Big Data
1 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (6.67%) Power BI
4 6 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.76%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.76%) MySQL
6 4 (3.81%) Data Lake
6 4 (3.81%) Tableau
7 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.90%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.90%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.95%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.95%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.95%) HPCC
9 1 (0.95%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 16 (15.24%) Git (software)
1 16 (15.24%) Jenkins
2 15 (14.29%) JIRA
3 10 (9.52%) Cucumber
3 10 (9.52%) Maven
4 9 (8.57%) Bitbucket
4 9 (8.57%) Selenium
5 8 (7.62%) Artifactory
6 4 (3.81%) LoadRunner
7 3 (2.86%) NeoLoad
8 2 (1.90%) Cypress.io
8 2 (1.90%) Gradle
8 2 (1.90%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.90%) JMeter
9 1 (0.95%) JUnit
9 1 (0.95%) Mockito
9 1 (0.95%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.95%) SOAtest
General
1 15 (14.29%) Finance
2 10 (9.52%) Multimedia
3 7 (6.67%) Advertising
4 4 (3.81%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.86%) Law
5 3 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.90%) Retail
7 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (42.86%) Developer
2 25 (23.81%) Analyst
3 11 (10.48%) Trainee Developer
4 10 (9.52%) Data Engineer
4 10 (9.52%) Software Developer
4 10 (9.52%) Trainee Web Developer
4 10 (9.52%) Web Developer
5 9 (8.57%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.62%) Configuration Analyst
6 8 (7.62%) Python Developer
6 8 (7.62%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (7.62%) Technical Test Analyst
6 8 (7.62%) Test Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (5.71%) Lead Developer
7 6 (5.71%) Performance Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) Performance Test Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.24%) React
2 14 (13.33%) CSS
2 14 (13.33%) HTML
3 11 (10.48%) .NET
4 10 (9.52%) AngularJS
4 10 (9.52%) CSS3
4 10 (9.52%) Django
4 10 (9.52%) HTML5
4 10 (9.52%) Node.js
5 9 (8.57%) JSON
6 7 (6.67%) Kafka
6 7 (6.67%) Web Services
7 6 (5.71%) Vue.js
8 5 (4.76%) Gherkin
8 5 (4.76%) Spring
9 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.81%) Pyramid
9 4 (3.81%) RESTful
10 3 (2.86%) Flask
11 2 (1.90%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.86%) NHS
3 2 (1.90%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.95%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.48%) Windows
1 11 (10.48%) Windows Server
2 7 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (1.90%) Android
3 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.90%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (26.67%) DevOps
3 18 (17.14%) Test Automation
4 15 (14.29%) Analytics
4 15 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 14 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (11.43%) Web Development
7 11 (10.48%) Process Improvement
8 10 (9.52%) Software Engineering
9 9 (8.57%) Data Modelling
9 9 (8.57%) Microservices
9 9 (8.57%) Software Testing
10 8 (7.62%) Configuration Management
10 8 (7.62%) Data Science
10 8 (7.62%) Front End Development
10 8 (7.62%) Problem Management
10 8 (7.62%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (6.67%) Fintech
11 7 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 51 (48.57%) Java
2 44 (41.90%) SQL
3 31 (29.52%) C#
3 31 (29.52%) JavaScript
4 19 (18.10%) PHP
5 17 (16.19%) PowerShell
6 11 (10.48%) Bash Shell
6 11 (10.48%) C++
7 8 (7.62%) Go
7 8 (7.62%) T-SQL
7 8 (7.62%) TypeScript
8 5 (4.76%) Perl
9 4 (3.81%) Groovy
10 3 (2.86%) R
10 3 (2.86%) Ruby
11 2 (1.90%) Java 8
12 1 (0.95%) ES6
12 1 (0.95%) Scala
12 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (8.57%) Degree
1 9 (8.57%) SC Cleared
1 9 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.71%) ISEB
2 6 (5.71%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.90%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.95%) MCITP
4 1 (0.95%) MCP
4 1 (0.95%) MCSA
4 1 (0.95%) MCSE
4 1 (0.95%) MCTS
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.95%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.62%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (14.29%) Docker
2 3 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.95%) Firmware
3 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (15.24%) Kubernetes
2 9 (8.57%) Terraform
3 5 (4.76%) Ansible
4 2 (1.90%) Mesos
4 2 (1.90%) Puppet
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.95%) SCCM
5 1 (0.95%) SCOM
5 1 (0.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (21.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.57%) IBM
3 8 (7.62%) Adobe
3 8 (7.62%) ILOG
3 8 (7.62%) Kofax
4 3 (2.86%) Databricks
4 3 (2.86%) Google
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle
4 3 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.90%) Clearswift
5 2 (1.90%) Darktrace
5 2 (1.90%) Sophos
6 1 (0.95%) Acme Packet
6 1 (0.95%) Cisco
6 1 (0.95%) GENBAND
6 1 (0.95%) Juniper
6 1 (0.95%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (0.95%) Sonus
6 1 (0.95%) VMware