The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 12 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Python 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 5.13% 4.76% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.69% 9.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -
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 Fife region.

Programming Languages Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
26 21 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 66.67% 50.00% 54.90%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 18
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,600 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Python
Salary Trend in Fife

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

Python Salary Trend in Fife

Python
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Fife region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline 0 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Python
Scotland

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Fife 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 (63.64%) C++
1 7 (63.64%) UML
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
1 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) C
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
4 3 (27.27%) Regression Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) R
4 3 (27.27%) Bayesian Methods
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
4 3 (27.27%) Cluster Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
4 3 (27.27%) Predictive Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) VBA
4 3 (27.27%) PhD
4 3 (27.27%) Data Mining
4 3 (27.27%) SAS
4 3 (27.27%) HTTP
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Embedded C++
4 3 (27.27%) SPSS
4 3 (27.27%) MATLAB
4 3 (27.27%) Statistics

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Fife 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Data Scientist
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
2 3 (27.27%) Neural Network
2 3 (27.27%) Statistics
2 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) UML
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
3 3 (27.27%) Regression Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Bayesian Methods
3 3 (27.27%) Operations Research
3 3 (27.27%) Cluster Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Predictive Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) C
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) VBA
4 3 (27.27%) Embedded C++
4 3 (27.27%) MATLAB
4 3 (27.27%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) PhD