The table below looks at the statistics for SciPy skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SciPy over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SciPy
Rank 288 336 324
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -12
Permanent jobs citing SciPy 18 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.008% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.021% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 1
Average salary £62,500 £32,500 £95,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+92.30% -65.78%
UK excluding London average salary - £35,000 £35,000
SciPy
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3773 4722 4614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.60% 39.85% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3367 4103 4294
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SciPy
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SciPy across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SciPy Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SciPy
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SciPy across the City of London region.

SciPy Salary Trend in the City of London

SciPy
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SciPy across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SciPy Salary Histogram in the City of London

SciPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing SciPy 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 SciPy.

1 24 (96.00%) Python
2 18 (72.00%) NumPy
2 18 (72.00%) Pandas
3 14 (56.00%) Visualisation
3 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) Analytics
4 13 (52.00%) D3.js
4 13 (52.00%) R
5 12 (48.00%) Unit Testing
5 12 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (48.00%) Hedge funds
6 11 (44.00%) Finance
7 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 8 (32.00%) Linux
8 8 (32.00%) Matplotlib
8 8 (32.00%) Computer Science
9 7 (28.00%) Front Office
9 7 (28.00%) Apache Pig
9 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (28.00%) SQL
9 7 (28.00%) Refactoring
9 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
9 7 (28.00%) Impala
9 7 (28.00%) Apache Hive
10 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
10 6 (24.00%) Hadoop
10 6 (24.00%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (24.00%) Mahout
10 6 (24.00%) TDD

SciPy
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing SciPy 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 SciPy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (28.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon S3
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon EMR
2 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Apache Hive
1 7 (28.00%) Impala
2 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (24.00%) Mahout
2 6 (24.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (24.00%) Hadoop
3 5 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (12.00%) Data Mining
5 2 (8.00%) Big Data
6 1 (4.00%) KDB
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (24.00%) Yeoman
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Front Office
3 6 (24.00%) Back Office
4 2 (8.00%) Marketing
5 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) Python Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Data Scientist
4 4 (16.00%) Junior
4 4 (16.00%) Junior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Junior Python Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Quantitative Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Data Modeller
7 1 (4.00%) Quantitative Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Data Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Junior Quantitative Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Data Modeller
7 1 (4.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) NumPy
1 18 (72.00%) Pandas
2 13 (52.00%) D3.js
3 8 (32.00%) Matplotlib
4 6 (24.00%) Highcharts JS
4 6 (24.00%) Cascalog
5 5 (20.00%) Natural Language Processing
6 4 (16.00%) HTML
6 4 (16.00%) CSS
7 1 (4.00%) STL
7 1 (4.00%) Django
7 1 (4.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.00%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Visualisation
2 12 (48.00%) Hedge funds
3 8 (32.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (24.00%) Algorithms
5 6 (24.00%) Open Source
6 3 (12.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (12.00%) Equities
7 2 (8.00%) Statistics
8 1 (4.00%) Physics
8 1 (4.00%) Neural Network
8 1 (4.00%) Economics
8 1 (4.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Debian
3 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (56.00%) Analytics
2 12 (48.00%) Unit Testing
2 12 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (28.00%) Refactoring
4 6 (24.00%) TDD
4 6 (24.00%) Web Development
4 6 (24.00%) Use Case
4 6 (24.00%) User Stories
4 6 (24.00%) BDD
4 6 (24.00%) Portfolio Management
4 6 (24.00%) Time Series Analysis
4 6 (24.00%) Coaching
5 5 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (20.00%) Data Munging
5 5 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Pair Programming
6 2 (8.00%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (8.00%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) Python
2 13 (52.00%) R
3 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (28.00%) SQL
5 6 (24.00%) VBA
5 6 (24.00%) Clojure
6 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (8.00%) Java
8 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
8 1 (4.00%) IronPython
8 1 (4.00%) C#
8 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) PhD
2 5 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle