Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 48 52
Rank change year-on-year +11 +4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Python 128 109 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.68% 5.04% 4.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.26% 10.08% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 106 99 99
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,375 £62,500 £54,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 1,044 1,081 1,361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 54.46% 50.02% 50.56%
Number of salaries quoted 844 974 1,194
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,075 £22,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £51,100
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 2018. 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 +16 107 £45,000 +5.88% 20
West Wales +5 12 £40,000 -6.98% 1
North Wales +1 8 £37,500 +27.12% 1
Mid Wales - 1 - -
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 63 (49.22%) Linux
2 53 (41.41%) Amazon AWS
3 50 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (33.59%) Bash Shell
4 43 (33.59%) SQL
5 42 (32.81%) DevOps
6 33 (25.78%) Scrum
7 32 (25.00%) Java
8 30 (23.44%) MySQL
8 30 (23.44%) Git (software)
9 27 (21.09%) Jenkins
10 26 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (18.75%) Software Engineering
12 22 (17.19%) Test Automation
12 22 (17.19%) JavaScript
13 21 (16.41%) PHP
13 21 (16.41%) DNS
14 20 (15.63%) Shell Script
14 20 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
15 19 (14.84%) Load Balancing
15 19 (14.84%) Configuration Management
15 19 (14.84%) Perl
15 19 (14.84%) Opscode Chef
15 19 (14.84%) Puppet
15 19 (14.84%) High Availability
15 19 (14.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 18 (14.06%) Mentoring
16 18 (14.06%) Ruby
17 17 (13.28%) PowerShell
17 17 (13.28%) LAN

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 13 (10.16%) WordPress
2 6 (4.69%) Apache
2 6 (4.69%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.91%) CMS
4 4 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.13%) JBoss
4 4 (3.13%) SAS
5 3 (2.34%) Apache Airflow
5 3 (2.34%) Apache Pig
5 3 (2.34%) nginx
5 3 (2.34%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.56%) Confluence
6 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.78%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.78%) Jetty
7 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 53 (41.41%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (14.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (4.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (3.13%) GitHub
6 3 (2.34%) Slack
6 3 (2.34%) Trello
7 2 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.56%) npm
7 2 (1.56%) Stackdriver
8 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.78%) IaaS
8 1 (0.78%) PaaS
8 1 (0.78%) SaaS
8 1 (0.78%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.41%) DNS
2 17 (13.28%) LAN
2 17 (13.28%) TCP/IP
2 17 (13.28%) WAN
3 7 (5.47%) HTTP
4 6 (4.69%) Wireless
5 5 (3.91%) Wireshark
6 4 (3.13%) Firewall
7 2 (1.56%) VPN
8 1 (0.78%) Network Security
8 1 (0.78%) SAN
8 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.44%) MySQL
2 16 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (9.38%) SQL Server
4 11 (8.59%) Relational Database
5 9 (7.03%) MongoDB
6 8 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (5.47%) Big Data
8 6 (4.69%) NoSQL
8 6 (4.69%) RDBMS
9 5 (3.91%) GIS
10 4 (3.13%) Apache Hive
11 3 (2.34%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.56%) Power BI
12 2 (1.56%) Presto
12 2 (1.56%) Sqoop
13 1 (0.78%) Impala
13 1 (0.78%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 30 (23.44%) Git (software)
2 27 (21.09%) Jenkins
3 14 (10.94%) Subversion
4 12 (9.38%) Selenium
5 10 (7.81%) Cucumber
6 9 (7.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (4.69%) Gatling
7 6 (4.69%) JMeter
7 6 (4.69%) Rational DOORS
7 6 (4.69%) Rational Quality Manager
7 6 (4.69%) Rational Team Concert
8 4 (3.13%) JIRA
8 4 (3.13%) Maven
8 4 (3.13%) Ranorex
8 4 (3.13%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.34%) Ant
10 2 (1.56%) CF BOSH
10 2 (1.56%) Gradle
10 2 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (5.47%) Finance
2 6 (4.69%) Marketing
3 5 (3.91%) Games
4 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.56%) Advertising
5 2 (1.56%) Automotive
5 2 (1.56%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) Electronics
6 1 (0.78%) French Language
6 1 (0.78%) German Language
6 1 (0.78%) Legal
6 1 (0.78%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (21.88%) Developer
2 17 (13.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (10.94%) Python Developer
4 13 (10.16%) Lead DevOps
5 12 (9.38%) Test Engineer
6 9 (7.03%) Architect
7 7 (5.47%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.47%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (5.47%) Team Leader
8 6 (4.69%) Administrator
8 6 (4.69%) AWS DevOps
8 6 (4.69%) Ethical Hacker
8 6 (4.69%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (4.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.69%) Senior DevOps
8 6 (4.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.91%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
9 5 (3.91%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.72%) LAMP
2 10 (7.81%) Node.js
2 10 (7.81%) Web Services
3 9 (7.03%) Django
3 9 (7.03%) HTML
3 9 (7.03%) JSON
3 9 (7.03%) REST
4 8 (6.25%) CSS
5 7 (5.47%) Ajax
5 7 (5.47%) Middleware
6 5 (3.91%) SOAP
6 5 (3.91%) XML
7 4 (3.13%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.13%) Flask
7 4 (3.13%) HTML5
7 4 (3.13%) React
7 4 (3.13%) RESTful
8 3 (2.34%) CSS3
8 3 (2.34%) Pandas
8 3 (2.34%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.16%) Clustering
2 9 (7.03%) Algorithms
3 8 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.69%) Fintech
4 6 (4.69%) User Experience
5 5 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (3.13%) Cloud Native
7 3 (2.34%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.34%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.56%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.56%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.56%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.78%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 63 (49.22%) Linux
2 13 (10.16%) CentOS
3 12 (9.38%) Unix
4 11 (8.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (7.81%) Android
5 10 (7.81%) Apple iOS
6 8 (6.25%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.34%) Debian
7 3 (2.34%) Solaris
8 2 (1.56%) Windows
9 1 (0.78%) Fedora
9 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (32.81%) DevOps
3 33 (25.78%) Scrum
4 26 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 22 (17.19%) Test Automation
7 19 (14.84%) Configuration Management
7 19 (14.84%) High Availability
7 19 (14.84%) Load Balancing
8 18 (14.06%) Mentoring
9 14 (10.94%) TDD
10 13 (10.16%) Content Management
11 11 (8.59%) BDD
11 11 (8.59%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (7.03%) Open Source
13 8 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
14 7 (5.47%) Android Development
14 7 (5.47%) Cybersecurity
14 7 (5.47%) Problem-Solving
15 6 (4.69%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 43 (33.59%) Bash Shell
1 43 (33.59%) SQL
2 32 (25.00%) Java
3 22 (17.19%) JavaScript
4 21 (16.41%) PHP
5 20 (15.63%) Shell Script
6 19 (14.84%) Perl
7 18 (14.06%) Ruby
8 17 (13.28%) PowerShell
9 16 (12.50%) C++
10 12 (9.38%) C#
11 10 (7.81%) C
11 10 (7.81%) Groovy
12 7 (5.47%) R
13 5 (3.91%) MATLAB
13 5 (3.91%) PL/SQL
14 4 (3.13%) Scala
15 3 (2.34%) Embedded C
15 3 (2.34%) Embedded C++
15 3 (2.34%) Go
Qualifications
1 10 (7.81%) Degree
2 7 (5.47%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.47%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.34%) PhD
4 2 (1.56%) CEH
4 2 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.56%) CREST Certified
4 2 (1.56%) OSCP
5 1 (0.78%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) GDPR
2 5 (3.91%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.91%) QA
3 2 (1.56%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (10.94%) Docker
2 13 (10.16%) Varnish
3 10 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.56%) HDFS
4 2 (1.56%) iptables
4 2 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.78%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (14.84%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (14.84%) Puppet
2 15 (11.72%) Ansible
3 14 (10.94%) ZABBIX
4 13 (10.16%) Kubernetes
5 6 (4.69%) Terraform
6 3 (2.34%) Packer
7 2 (1.56%) Kibana
7 2 (1.56%) Nessus
7 2 (1.56%) Nmap
8 1 (0.78%) Graphite
8 1 (0.78%) Nagios
8 1 (0.78%) Pingdom
8 1 (0.78%) Salt
8 1 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (12.50%) Oracle
2 15 (11.72%) Red Hat
3 13 (10.16%) Google
4 12 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 12 (9.38%) VMware
5 6 (4.69%) IBM
6 5 (3.91%) Teradata
7 4 (3.13%) ESRI
8 2 (1.56%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.56%) New Relic
8 2 (1.56%) Qualys
8 2 (1.56%) Splunk
8 2 (1.56%) Tableau
8 2 (1.56%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.78%) ANSYS
9 1 (0.78%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.78%) Cisco
9 1 (0.78%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.78%) PagerDuty
9 1 (0.78%) SAP