Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 53 43
Rank change year-on-year +18 -10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Python 122 96 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.18% 4.68% 5.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.47% 10.06% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 97 89 111
Wales median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +10.39% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,650 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 1,064 954 1,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 53.93% 46.49% 50.40%
Number of salaries quoted 884 885 1,164
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,600 £22,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £51,250
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +9 105 £49,750 +17.06% 26
West Wales +31 14 £36,412 -17.25%
North Wales 0 2 £38,750 +31.36% 1
Mid Wales - 1 - -
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 59 (48.36%) Linux
2 56 (45.90%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (38.52%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (33.61%) SQL
4 41 (33.61%) DevOps
5 37 (30.33%) Java
5 37 (30.33%) Bash Shell
6 35 (28.69%) Jenkins
7 34 (27.87%) Git (software)
8 29 (23.77%) Scrum
9 28 (22.95%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (22.13%) Test Automation
10 27 (22.13%) MySQL
11 24 (19.67%) JavaScript
12 23 (18.85%) Microsoft Azure
12 23 (18.85%) Puppet
13 21 (17.21%) Software Engineering
13 21 (17.21%) Docker
14 20 (16.39%) Ansible
15 19 (15.57%) Perl
16 18 (14.75%) REST
17 17 (13.93%) PowerShell
17 17 (13.93%) HTML
17 17 (13.93%) CSS
18 16 (13.11%) Opscode Chef
19 15 (12.30%) Mentoring
19 15 (12.30%) Red Hat
19 15 (12.30%) Shell Script
19 15 (12.30%) Selenium
19 15 (12.30%) JSON

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 8 (6.56%) Confluence
1 8 (6.56%) WordPress
2 6 (4.92%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.28%) Apache
3 4 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.46%) JBoss
5 2 (1.64%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (1.64%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.64%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.64%) SAS
6 1 (0.82%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.82%) Jetty
6 1 (0.82%) nginx
6 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 56 (45.90%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (18.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (9.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 8 (6.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (4.92%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (4.92%) Serverless
5 6 (4.92%) Stackdriver
6 4 (3.28%) GitHub
7 3 (2.46%) SaaS
7 3 (2.46%) Slack
7 3 (2.46%) Trello
8 2 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.64%) npm
9 1 (0.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.66%) DNS
2 12 (9.84%) LAN
2 12 (9.84%) WAN
3 11 (9.02%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.38%) Wireshark
5 7 (5.74%) Firewall
5 7 (5.74%) Wireless
6 5 (4.10%) HTTP
7 1 (0.82%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.82%) SAN
7 1 (0.82%) SMS
7 1 (0.82%) VPN
7 1 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (22.13%) MySQL
2 13 (10.66%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.20%) NoSQL
3 10 (8.20%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.56%) Big Data
4 8 (6.56%) MongoDB
4 8 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (4.10%) GIS
7 4 (3.28%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.28%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.46%) Apache Hive
8 3 (2.46%) Power BI
9 2 (1.64%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.64%) HBase
9 2 (1.64%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.64%) Presto
9 2 (1.64%) Sqoop
10 1 (0.82%) QlikView
10 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (28.69%) Jenkins
2 34 (27.87%) Git (software)
3 15 (12.30%) Selenium
4 14 (11.48%) Cucumber
5 12 (9.84%) JIRA
6 9 (7.38%) Subversion
7 8 (6.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (5.74%) JUnit
8 7 (5.74%) Mockito
9 6 (4.92%) CF BOSH
9 6 (4.92%) Jasmine
9 6 (4.92%) WebDriver
10 5 (4.10%) Gatling
10 5 (4.10%) JMeter
10 5 (4.10%) Maven
10 5 (4.10%) Rational DOORS
10 5 (4.10%) Rational Quality Manager
10 5 (4.10%) Rational Team Concert
11 4 (3.28%) Ranorex
12 3 (2.46%) Gradle
General
1 5 (4.10%) Marketing
1 5 (4.10%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.46%) Finance
3 2 (1.64%) Advertising
4 1 (0.82%) Electronics
4 1 (0.82%) Games
4 1 (0.82%) Legal
4 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (25.41%) Developer
2 21 (17.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (9.84%) Python Developer
4 11 (9.02%) Test Engineer
5 10 (8.20%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (8.20%) Senior Developer
6 9 (7.38%) Architect
6 9 (7.38%) Lead DevOps
6 9 (7.38%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (5.74%) Ethical Hacker
8 6 (4.92%) AWS DevOps
8 6 (4.92%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
9 5 (4.10%) Java Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) Test Automation Engineer
10 4 (3.28%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.75%) REST
2 17 (13.93%) CSS
2 17 (13.93%) HTML
3 15 (12.30%) JSON
4 14 (11.48%) Web Services
4 14 (11.48%) XML
5 12 (9.84%) Node.js
6 9 (7.38%) AngularJS
6 9 (7.38%) LAMP
7 8 (6.56%) Angular 2
7 8 (6.56%) Django
7 8 (6.56%) Sass
8 6 (4.92%) Apache Cordova
8 6 (4.92%) GraphQL
8 6 (4.92%) Ionic Framework
8 6 (4.92%) Middleware
8 6 (4.92%) SOAP
9 5 (4.10%) RESTful
10 4 (3.28%) Ajax
11 3 (2.46%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.56%) Clustering
2 7 (5.74%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (4.92%) Algorithms
3 6 (4.92%) Cloud Native
3 6 (4.92%) User Experience
4 5 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.46%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.46%) Fintech
5 3 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.46%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.64%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.64%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.64%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.64%) Wiki
7 1 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 59 (48.36%) Linux
2 13 (10.66%) CentOS
3 12 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (9.84%) Ubuntu
4 9 (7.38%) Unix
5 7 (5.74%) Android
6 6 (4.92%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.46%) Debian
7 3 (2.46%) Solaris
7 3 (2.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (38.52%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (33.61%) DevOps
3 29 (23.77%) Scrum
4 28 (22.95%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (22.13%) Test Automation
6 21 (17.21%) Software Engineering
7 15 (12.30%) Mentoring
8 13 (10.66%) Configuration Management
8 13 (10.66%) TDD
9 11 (9.02%) High Availability
10 9 (7.38%) BDD
10 9 (7.38%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (7.38%) Load Balancing
11 8 (6.56%) Content Management
11 8 (6.56%) Line Management
11 8 (6.56%) Open Source
12 7 (5.74%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (5.74%) Resource Management
12 7 (5.74%) Security Testing
12 7 (5.74%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (33.61%) SQL
2 37 (30.33%) Bash Shell
2 37 (30.33%) Java
3 24 (19.67%) JavaScript
4 19 (15.57%) Perl
5 17 (13.93%) PowerShell
6 15 (12.30%) Shell Script
7 14 (11.48%) C
7 14 (11.48%) PHP
8 13 (10.66%) C#
8 13 (10.66%) Groovy
9 11 (9.02%) C++
10 10 (8.20%) Ruby
11 8 (6.56%) TypeScript
12 6 (4.92%) Scala
13 5 (4.10%) R
14 3 (2.46%) Embedded C
14 3 (2.46%) Embedded C++
14 3 (2.46%) Go
14 3 (2.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.74%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.92%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.10%) Degree
4 3 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.64%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.38%) QA
2 4 (3.28%) GDPR
3 3 (2.46%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (17.21%) Docker
2 11 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.56%) Varnish
4 2 (1.64%) HDFS
5 1 (0.82%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.82%) iptables
5 1 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (18.85%) Puppet
2 20 (16.39%) Ansible
3 16 (13.11%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (10.66%) Terraform
5 10 (8.20%) Kubernetes
6 9 (7.38%) ZABBIX
7 3 (2.46%) Packer
8 2 (1.64%) Kibana
9 1 (0.82%) Graphite
9 1 (0.82%) Nagios
9 1 (0.82%) Pingdom
9 1 (0.82%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (12.30%) Red Hat
2 14 (11.48%) Oracle
3 13 (10.66%) Google
3 13 (10.66%) VMware
4 10 (8.20%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.92%) Splunk
6 5 (4.10%) IBM
7 4 (3.28%) ESRI
8 3 (2.46%) Teradata
9 2 (1.64%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.64%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.64%) New Relic
10 1 (0.82%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.82%) Cisco
10 1 (0.82%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.82%) PagerDuty
10 1 (0.82%) SAP
10 1 (0.82%) Tableau