The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 31 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Python 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.89% - 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.35% - 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Python
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Programming Languages Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
85 120 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 37.78% 43.48% 37.09%
Number of salaries quoted 53 98 78
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Python
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python across the Aberdeen region.

Python Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (33.33%) Signal Processing
3 1 (33.33%) R
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Postgraduate
3 1 (33.33%) PhD
3 1 (33.33%) CDMA
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) CDMA
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Graduate
1 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Signal Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Postgraduate
2 1 (33.33%) PhD