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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Scotland / Fife
Rank 9 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Python 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 4.55% 5.26% 2.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% 8.70% 4.35%
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%

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
17 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 77.27% 60.53% 46.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 10
Median salary £40,000 £28,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.35% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 17 January 2017, 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 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Robot Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB

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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Robot Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) EMV
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet