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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 11 7 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Python 1 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 2.70% 18.75% 1.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.56% 29.03% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 1
Median salary - £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,900 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
18 31 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 48.65% 64.58% 62.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9 29 33
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £47,300 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Robot Framework

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB