The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 17 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Python 7 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 10.61% 18.18% 4.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% 22.64% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 3
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -2.42%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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 Dundee region.

Programming Languages Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56 53 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 84.85% 80.30% 71.23%
Number of salaries quoted 47 40 40
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,995 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Python
Salary Trend in Dundee

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

Python Salary Trend in Dundee

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dundee 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 7 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 6 (85.71%) Data Structures
2 6 (85.71%) Apple iOS
2 6 (85.71%) OO
3 5 (71.43%) Games
3 5 (71.43%) Android
3 5 (71.43%) Ruby
4 4 (57.14%) Web Development
4 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) Game Development
5 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
6 2 (28.57%) Android Development
6 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
6 2 (28.57%) Degree
6 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 2 (28.57%) OOD
6 2 (28.57%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (28.57%) TDD
7 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
7 1 (14.29%) Subversion
7 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
7 1 (14.29%) Flash

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dundee 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (71.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Flash
1 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 7 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 6 (85.71%) Data Structures
3 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Apple iOS
2 5 (71.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) Web Development
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Game Development
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) OOD
5 2 (28.57%) Android Development
5 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
6 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (14.29%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) ActionScript
4 1 (14.29%) Lua
4 1 (14.29%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree