Period
to 19 February 2020

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 19 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 27 50
Rank change year-on-year +4 +23 -10
Permanent jobs citing Python 161 128 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 8.70% 6.99% 5.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.83% 12.67% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 133 95 84
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,466 £29,000
90th Percentile £59,850 £65,000 £55,349
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 1,017 1,010 993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 54.97% 55.16% 52.13%
Number of salaries quoted 880 841 857
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,749 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £54,844
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

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 19 February 2020.

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 19 February 2020. 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 +6 155 £45,000 -10.00% 41
West Wales -15 4 £28,000 -25.33% 1
North Wales - 1 - - 3
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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 84 (52.17%) Linux
2 78 (48.45%) Bash Shell
3 63 (39.13%) Windows
4 62 (38.51%) Perl
4 62 (38.51%) Shell Script
5 55 (34.16%) IBM
6 53 (32.92%) OS/400
7 52 (32.30%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (31.68%) WebSphere
9 49 (30.43%) DevOps
10 47 (29.19%) Microsoft
11 46 (28.57%) Middleware
12 44 (27.33%) Degree
12 44 (27.33%) AWS
13 42 (26.09%) ITIL
14 40 (24.84%) SQL
15 39 (24.22%) HTTP
16 36 (22.36%) Windows Server
17 35 (21.74%) PowerShell
18 34 (21.12%) IBM Certification
18 34 (21.12%) Advertising
19 31 (19.25%) IBM HTTP Server
20 27 (16.77%) Azure
21 25 (15.53%) VMware
21 25 (15.53%) Java
22 24 (14.91%) iSeries
23 23 (14.29%) Jenkins
24 22 (13.66%) Docker
24 22 (13.66%) Kubernetes
24 22 (13.66%) VMware Infrastructure

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 51 (31.68%) WebSphere
2 31 (19.25%) IBM HTTP Server
3 16 (9.94%) Confluence
4 15 (9.32%) Tomcat
5 12 (7.45%) JBoss
6 8 (4.97%) Apache
7 5 (3.11%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (2.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.86%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.24%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.62%) IIS
11 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.62%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.62%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 44 (27.33%) AWS
2 27 (16.77%) Azure
3 12 (7.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 11 (6.83%) GCP
5 7 (4.35%) Serverless
6 6 (3.73%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (3.73%) Amazon S3
6 6 (3.73%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (3.11%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (1.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.86%) Amazon EKS
8 3 (1.86%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (1.86%) CloudFront
8 3 (1.86%) SaaS
9 2 (1.24%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (1.24%) Heroku
9 2 (1.24%) IaaS
9 2 (1.24%) PaaS
10 1 (0.62%) AWS CodeDeploy
10 1 (0.62%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 39 (24.22%) HTTP
2 6 (3.73%) Internet
2 6 (3.73%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.73%) Wireless
3 2 (1.24%) DNS
4 1 (0.62%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.62%) DHCP
4 1 (0.62%) LAN
4 1 (0.62%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 1 (0.62%) SSH
4 1 (0.62%) SSL
4 1 (0.62%) VLAN
4 1 (0.62%) VPN
4 1 (0.62%) WAN
4 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.70%) MySQL
2 10 (6.21%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.11%) Big Data
3 5 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.86%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.86%) DB2
5 3 (1.86%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.86%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.24%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.24%) MS Access
6 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.24%) QlikView
6 2 (1.24%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.24%) Riak
6 2 (1.24%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 23 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 22 (13.66%) JIRA
3 13 (8.07%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.97%) Selenium
5 5 (3.11%) AutoIt
5 5 (3.11%) Chocolatey
5 5 (3.11%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.11%) Katalon Studio
6 4 (2.48%) JMeter
6 4 (2.48%) Subversion
7 3 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.86%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.24%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.24%) Postman
9 1 (0.62%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.62%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.62%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.62%) REST Assured
9 1 (0.62%) The Grinder
9 1 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 34 (21.12%) Advertising
2 21 (13.04%) Finance
3 5 (3.11%) Avionics
3 5 (3.11%) Welsh Language
4 4 (2.48%) Games
5 3 (1.86%) Banking
5 3 (1.86%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.24%) Electronics
7 1 (0.62%) Retail
7 1 (0.62%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 33 (20.50%) Consultant
2 32 (19.88%) Technical Consultant
3 25 (15.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (13.04%) Developer
4 21 (13.04%) Technical Support
5 20 (12.42%) Middleware Consultant
6 17 (10.56%) IBM Technical Consultant
6 17 (10.56%) Release Engineer
6 17 (10.56%) Support Consultant
6 17 (10.56%) Technical Support Consultant
7 15 (9.32%) Analyst
8 14 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
8 14 (8.70%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 13 (8.07%) Linux Engineer
10 10 (6.21%) AWS Engineer
10 10 (6.21%) Cloud Engineer
10 10 (6.21%) Software Engineer
11 8 (4.97%) Azure Engineer
12 7 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
12 7 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (28.57%) Middleware
2 10 (6.21%) Node.js
3 9 (5.59%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (4.97%) Django
4 8 (4.97%) Web Services
5 7 (4.35%) .NET
6 5 (3.11%) Laravel
6 5 (3.11%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (3.11%) RESTful
7 4 (2.48%) CSS
7 4 (2.48%) HTML
7 4 (2.48%) OAuth
7 4 (2.48%) React
8 3 (1.86%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.86%) REST
8 3 (1.86%) Spring
9 2 (1.24%) Flask
9 2 (1.24%) Natural Language Processing
9 2 (1.24%) Pyramid
9 2 (1.24%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.91%) iSeries
2 6 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.73%) User Experience
3 5 (3.11%) AS400
4 4 (2.48%) Credit Risk
4 4 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.86%) Social Media
6 2 (1.24%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.24%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.24%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.62%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.62%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.62%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.62%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.62%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 84 (52.17%) Linux
2 63 (39.13%) Windows
3 53 (32.92%) OS/400
4 36 (22.36%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.11%) Android
6 5 (3.11%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.24%) CentOS
7 2 (1.24%) Unix
8 1 (0.62%) Debian
8 1 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (32.30%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (30.43%) DevOps
3 42 (26.09%) ITIL
4 17 (10.56%) Software Engineering
5 15 (9.32%) Microservices
5 15 (9.32%) Scrum
5 15 (9.32%) Test Automation
6 13 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (7.45%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (6.83%) TDD
9 10 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (5.59%) Validation
11 8 (4.97%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (4.35%) BDD
12 7 (4.35%) Configuration Management
12 7 (4.35%) Infrastructure as Code
12 7 (4.35%) Machine Learning
13 6 (3.73%) Data Science
13 6 (3.73%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 78 (48.45%) Bash Shell
2 62 (38.51%) Perl
2 62 (38.51%) Shell Script
3 40 (24.84%) SQL
4 35 (21.74%) PowerShell
5 25 (15.53%) Java
6 17 (10.56%) C#
7 16 (9.94%) C
7 16 (9.94%) JavaScript
8 15 (9.32%) PHP
9 9 (5.59%) C++
10 8 (4.97%) Go
10 8 (4.97%) VBA
11 6 (3.73%) R
12 4 (2.48%) Ruby
13 3 (1.86%) VB
14 1 (0.62%) Delphi
14 1 (0.62%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (27.33%) Degree
2 34 (21.12%) IBM Certification
3 4 (2.48%) RHCE
4 3 (1.86%) ISEB
4 3 (1.86%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.86%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.24%) PhD
6 1 (0.62%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.62%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.62%) IIBA
6 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.62%) MBA
6 1 (0.62%) SANS
6 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.62%) Tigerscheme
6 1 (0.62%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.48%) SLA
2 1 (0.62%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (13.66%) Docker
1 22 (13.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.73%) Firmware
3 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (13.66%) Kubernetes
2 21 (13.04%) Ansible
3 14 (8.70%) Puppet
4 13 (8.07%) Terraform
5 6 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (2.48%) Mesos
7 2 (1.24%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (1.24%) Rancher
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.62%) Salt
8 1 (0.62%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 55 (34.16%) IBM
2 47 (29.19%) Microsoft
3 25 (15.53%) VMware
4 12 (7.45%) Oracle
5 7 (4.35%) Google
6 6 (3.73%) SAP
7 5 (3.11%) Tableau
8 3 (1.86%) Blue Prism
8 3 (1.86%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.86%) Xceptor
9 1 (0.62%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.62%) Cognos
9 1 (0.62%) HP
9 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.62%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.62%) Teradata
9 1 (0.62%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.62%) Zend