The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Python over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 11 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Python 5 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 9.80% 21.95% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.52% 31.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 0
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
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
27 29 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 52.94% 70.73% 55.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 25 28
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £42,926
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

The demand trend of job ads across the Fife region citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Fife

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Python across the Fife region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Python Salary Histogram in Fife

Python
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Fife region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline -5 2 £43,750 +25.00%
Python
Scotland

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Fife region with a requirement for Python.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Robot Framework
5 1 (16.67%) RS-232
5 1 (16.67%) RS-485
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) Selenium
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Fife 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) RS-232
2 1 (16.67%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
1 1 (16.67%) Robot Framework
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Verification Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Verification Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
1 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA