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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 8 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Python 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 4.55% 5.00% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% 9.09% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Median salary £46,000 £27,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+67.27% -3.50%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
9 22 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 40.91% 55.00% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 19
Median salary £40,000 £32,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +12.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £43,250 £42,926
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 (85.71%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Robot Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 1 (14.29%) Physics
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (14.29%) UML
5 1 (14.29%) JBoss
5 1 (14.29%) Apache
5 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
5 1 (14.29%) HTTP
5 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
5 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) RS-232
2 1 (14.29%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Robot Framework
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Verification Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Verification Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
1 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) EMV
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS
4 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet